Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 24 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
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - +25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.25% - 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% - 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
West Lothian median annual salary £41,250 - £35,000
10th Percentile £37,125 - £32,500
90th Percentile £44,375 - £37,500
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -26.00% +13.64% +3.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. 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
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies in West Lothian with a recognized job title 88 80 145
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.88% 97.56% 92.95%
Number of salaries quoted 52 67 94
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £24,675
90th Percentile £51,125 £46,450 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in West Lothian

DBA
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for DBA in West Lothian

DBA Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Lothian region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft