The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 182 169
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 9 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.26% 0.53% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.54% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 36
Median salary £44,500 £39,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.10% +0.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 3417 3878 4508
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.54% 98.10% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2855 3277 3615
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 24 June 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 +3 8 £44,750 +16.99% 3
Bradford - 1 £41,500 -
SQL Server DBA
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (16.67%) SLA
8 3 (16.67%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) LiteSpeed
9 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
9 2 (11.11%) Database Security
9 2 (11.11%) High Availability
9 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.11%) Replication
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
10 1 (5.56%) ETL
10 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
10 1 (5.56%) Citrix
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Database Security
3 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.56%) Data Security
4 1 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.56%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCDBA
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) IDERA
3 1 (5.56%) RedGate
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago