The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 171 162
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 8 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.92% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.95% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 36 52
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.68% +3.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3525 4300 4975
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.84% 96.83% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3127 3563 3979
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Leeds -10 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Halifax -2 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Bradford - 1 £39,000 -
SQL Server DBA
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (22.22%) SCCM
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) Citrix
10 3 (16.67%) ETL
10 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) Migration
10 3 (16.67%) Clustering
10 3 (16.67%) MCDBA
10 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
10 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (16.67%) MCITP

SQL Server 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) QlikView
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 2 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Data Security
5 1 (5.56%) Database Security
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) R
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCDBA
2 3 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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