Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

SQL Database Administrator
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 162 217
Rank change year-on-year -7 +55 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 98 122 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.46% 1.59% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.62% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 94 111 77
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £32,300
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £48,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6547 7529 9094
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.11% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5520 6499 7352
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,150
90th Percentile £60,275 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL DBA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leeds -17 58 £44,750 -0.56% 2
Bradford +38 35 £50,000 +11.11%
Bingley - 2 - -
Halifax +16 1 £42,500 -10.53%
Huddersfield - 1 £52,500 -
SQL DBA
Yorkshire

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, SQL 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 Yorkshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 98 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 96 (97.96%) SQL
3 77 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (74.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (61.22%) Microsoft
6 55 (56.12%) T-SQL
6 55 (56.12%) Performance Tuning
7 53 (54.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 49 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 45 (45.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (33.67%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (33.67%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (32.65%) High Availability
12 31 (31.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (29.59%) PowerShell
14 25 (25.51%) SQL Server 2014
15 24 (24.49%) Database Security
15 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (24.49%) MCSE
15 24 (24.49%) MCSA
16 23 (23.47%) ETL
17 20 (20.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 19 (19.39%) Performance Monitoring
19 18 (18.37%) SQL Server 2005
20 17 (17.35%) Data Modelling
21 13 (13.27%) Replication
22 12 (12.24%) Finance
23 11 (11.22%) SAP
23 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2016

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) IIS
3 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (74.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (54.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (33.67%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (31.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (25.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (18.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (9.18%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (8.16%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (4.08%) MySQL
14 3 (3.06%) DB2
14 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
14 3 (3.06%) Power BI
15 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
15 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
16 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Advertising
3 2 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) .NET
1 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Replication
2 9 (9.18%) Clustering
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.12%) Performance Tuning
2 45 (45.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (33.67%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (32.65%) High Availability
5 24 (24.49%) Database Security
6 23 (23.47%) ETL
7 19 (19.39%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (17.35%) Data Modelling
9 10 (10.20%) Proactive Monitoring
10 9 (9.18%) Capacity Management
10 9 (9.18%) Migration
11 8 (8.16%) Change Control
11 8 (8.16%) CRM
11 8 (8.16%) Data Protection
11 8 (8.16%) Database Tuning
12 4 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.08%) Performance Management
12 4 (4.08%) Server Monitoring
13 2 (2.04%) Data Conversion
13 2 (2.04%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 96 (97.96%) SQL
2 55 (56.12%) T-SQL
3 29 (29.59%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.06%) R
5 2 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (1.02%) C#
6 1 (1.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.02%) VB
6 1 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (24.49%) MCSA
1 24 (24.49%) MCSE
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 60 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) SAP
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle
4 6 (6.12%) VMware
5 3 (3.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.02%) IDERA
6 1 (1.02%) RedGate
6 1 (1.02%) Sage