Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £36,375 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 99 107
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 18 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.34% 1.20% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.24% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 4
Somerset median annual salary £36,375 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.17% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £41,725
South West median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +6.41% -8.24%

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 1293 1228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.00% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1107 1065
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,700 £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%

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Somerset

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Somerset

SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 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 -2 15 £40,000 -11.11%
Taunton +16 2 £36,375 +3.93%
SQL Server DBA
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (38.89%) OLTP
6 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
6 7 (38.89%) OLAP
6 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (38.89%) RedGate
6 7 (38.89%) GitHub
6 7 (38.89%) SSDT
6 7 (38.89%) tSQLt
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (27.78%) SAP
8 5 (27.78%) Electronics
8 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
8 5 (27.78%) Marketing
8 5 (27.78%) Programme Management

SQL Server 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 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (38.89%) OLAP
4 7 (38.89%) OLTP
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (38.89%) SSDT
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) tSQLt
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) RedGate
3 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle