Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior MySQL DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Senior MySQL Database Administrator
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1165 1224 1302
Rank change year-on-year +59 +78 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior MySQL DBA 17 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.001% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 7
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +23.81% -19.23%
10th Percentile £46,250 £62,500 £44,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £67,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +23.81% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Senior MySQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior MySQL DBA in the UK

Senior MySQL DBA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior MySQL DBA in the UK

Senior MySQL DBA
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Senior MySQL DBA in the UK

Senior MySQL 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 Senior MySQL DBA within the UK 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
England +34 17 £55,000 -15.38% 1
UK excluding London +56 15 £55,000 -15.38% 1
South East +51 9 £55,000 -15.38%
East Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
London - 2 £70,000 -
East of England - 2 £50,000 -

Senior MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior MySQL 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 Senior MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) MySQL
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) High Availability
4 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
4 8 (47.06%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
5 7 (41.18%) MariaDB
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (35.29%) DevOps
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (35.29%) PHP
7 5 (29.41%) Replication
7 5 (29.41%) Microservices
7 5 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (23.53%) Percona
8 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (23.53%) TokuDB
8 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (23.53%) Perl
9 3 (17.65%) SEO
9 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) Proactive Management
10 2 (11.76%) Angular 2
10 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
10 2 (11.76%) Relational Database

Senior MySQL 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) MariaDB
2 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
3 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (23.53%) TokuDB
5 2 (11.76%) CouchDB
5 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) OLAP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Angular 2
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) Replication
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
5 1 (5.88%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) High Availability
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Microservices
4 3 (17.65%) Proactive Management
4 3 (17.65%) SEO
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Database Security
6 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Go
5 2 (11.76%) Haskell
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) KVM
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Percona
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) VMware