Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford 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.

Database Administrator
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 82 94
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 11 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.13% 1.16% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.20% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 4
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% +31.25% -44.83%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,125 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £46,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 940 1002 1034
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.62% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 791 863 853
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Watford

DBA
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for DBA in Watford

DBA
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Watford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
4 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (63.64%) Flyway
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (18.18%) RedGate
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) OLAP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) MDX
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) OLAP
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Flyway
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
1 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) RedGate