The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 109 138 132
Rank change year-on-year +29 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 2 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.15% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1211 1823 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1472 1534
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Reading

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Reading.

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Reading

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Reading

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (56.25%) High Availability
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
7 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
8 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (31.25%) MCSE
9 5 (31.25%) MCSA
9 5 (31.25%) Clustering
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (25.00%) Replication
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (18.75%) OLTP
11 3 (18.75%) Windows
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (18.75%) OLTP
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (6.25%) MySQL
10 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (56.25%) High Availability
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCSA
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) HNC
3 1 (6.25%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle