The median annual salary for a Development DBA was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Development Database Administrator
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 873 922 949
Rank change year-on-year +49 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development DBA 16 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.018% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.019% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 31
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
10th Percentile £42,375 £37,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £52,900 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +9.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Development DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Development DBA in the UK

Development DBA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Development DBA in the UK

Development DBA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development DBA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Development DBA in the UK

Development DBA
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 14 £47,000 +4.44%
UK excluding London +28 14 £47,000 +4.44%
South East +54 9 £47,000 +4.44%
East of England - 9 £47,000 -
North of England - 3 £42,500 -
London +23 2 £57,000 +26.66%
Scotland +4 2 £50,000 -

Development DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Development 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 featuring Development DBA in the job title.

1 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 18 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (39.39%) Linux
7 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
8 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) Oracle
8 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (27.27%) Analytics
9 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle Exadata
9 9 (27.27%) Data Analytics
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 9 (27.27%) Server Building
9 9 (27.27%) Data Guard
9 9 (27.27%) Database Tuning
9 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (27.27%) Logistics
9 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 9 (27.27%) Korn
9 9 (27.27%) Retail

Development DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database
6 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (27.27%) Oracle Exadata
6 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (9.09%) MySQL
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle APEX
1 9 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 9 (27.27%) Automotive
1 9 (27.27%) Publishing
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) EMV
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Analytics
3 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (27.27%) Data Analytics
3 9 (27.27%) Database Tuning
3 9 (27.27%) Logistics
3 9 (27.27%) Server Building
3 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) TDD
5 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 6 (18.18%) Release Management
5 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.15%) ETL
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Stress Testing
8 2 (6.06%) QMS
8 2 (6.06%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
3 9 (27.27%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) Korn
3 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Data Guard
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau