The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 112 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 14 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 1.32% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.38% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 11
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1711 1735 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.67% 95.23% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1527 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DBA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Birmingham region.

DBA Salary Trend in Birmingham

DBA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
4 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
5 9 (33.33%) UNIX
5 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (25.93%) Database Tuning
7 7 (25.93%) Database Security
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) Toad
8 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (22.22%) Replication
9 5 (18.52%) Migration
9 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (18.52%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (14.81%) Linux

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 3 (11.11%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
3 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
4 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (14.81%) Informix
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (3.70%) DTS
12 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Toad
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Statistics
3 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.93%) Database Tuning
2 7 (25.93%) Database Security
2 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.11%) MCITP
1 3 (11.11%) MCTS
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Foglight
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
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