Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Database Administrator
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 79 86
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 36 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.69% 2.32% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.39% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 25
Somerset median annual salary £36,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 1300 1297 1213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.01% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1111 1051
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Somerset

DBA
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for DBA in Somerset

DBA
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Somerset

DBA
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath 0 28 £36,250 -15.70%
Taunton +16 3 £36,375 +3.93%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £32,500 -
Street - 1 £65,000 -
DBA
South West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Somerset region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 34 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (58.33%) SQL
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (47.22%) T-SQL
5 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (38.89%) OLAP
6 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (25.00%) RedGate
11 9 (25.00%) GitHub
11 9 (25.00%) SSDT
11 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (25.00%) tSQLt
11 9 (25.00%) OLTP
11 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
13 6 (16.67%) Windows
13 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
13 6 (16.67%) Finance
14 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
14 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
14 5 (13.89%) Electronics
14 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
14 5 (13.89%) NetApp

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) GitHub
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.78%) MailChimp
3 1 (2.78%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) SurveyMonkey
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (38.89%) OLAP
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (25.00%) OLTP
7 9 (25.00%) SSDT
8 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (13.89%) Power BI
8 5 (13.89%) QlikView
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (11.11%) MySQL
10 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
11 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
11 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) tSQLt
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Electronics
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.89%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Solaris
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Data Management
6 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (13.89%) ETL
6 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.78%) Data Security
9 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.78%) Migration
9 1 (2.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Proactive Monitoring
9 1 (2.78%) Task Automation
9 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) T-SQL
3 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) RedGate
3 5 (13.89%) NetApp
3 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com