Period
to 13 June 2021

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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

Database Administrator
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 168 187
Rank change year-on-year -31 +19 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 44 31 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.73% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.76% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 109
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,375 £36,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
75th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £50,250 £53,750 £55,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 5,301 4,081 7,392
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 95.98% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,248 3,527 6,059
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,100
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DBA in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBA in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Salary histogram for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 June 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -12 26 £45,000 +34.33%
North Yorkshire +8 6 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -39 6 £36,250 -17.61% 2
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 33 (75.00%) SQL
2 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
3 21 (47.73%) Oracle
4 17 (38.64%) T-SQL
5 16 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (31.82%) Linux
7 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 12 (27.27%) Unix
8 12 (27.27%) Change Management
8 12 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 11 (25.00%) Clustering
10 10 (22.73%) MySQL
10 10 (22.73%) ITIL
11 9 (20.45%) Finance
11 9 (20.45%) Migration
12 8 (18.18%) Windows
12 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
12 8 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (18.18%) Social Skills
13 7 (15.91%) Public Sector
13 7 (15.91%) Azure
13 7 (15.91%) High Availability
13 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
13 7 (15.91%) Solaris
13 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Azure
2 4 (9.09%) AWS
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.82%) IaaS
3 3 (6.82%) PaaS
4 2 (4.55%) GCP
5 1 (2.27%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 10 (22.73%) MySQL
6 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
7 6 (13.64%) MariaDB
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (4.55%) Big Data
10 2 (4.55%) BigQuery
10 2 (4.55%) Informix
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2019
11 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Social Skills
3 7 (15.91%) Public Sector
4 4 (9.09%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Games
6 1 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Unix
3 8 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (15.91%) Solaris
5 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (27.27%) Change Management
3 10 (22.73%) ITIL
4 9 (20.45%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (15.91%) High Availability
6 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (9.09%) Security Management
9 3 (6.82%) Availability Management
9 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (6.82%) ETL
9 3 (6.82%) ITSM
9 3 (6.82%) Service Management
10 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (4.55%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) T-SQL
3 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) Go
7 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
1 3 (6.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
1 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.27%) Icinga
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.27%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Oracle
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) Percona
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.82%) Veritas
6 2 (4.55%) Sage
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) Cognos