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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 111 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 22 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 1.09% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.16% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 31
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -1.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
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
1913 1807 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.94% 93.68% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1593 1549
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 19 (50.00%) Oracle
4 17 (44.74%) Oracle Database
4 17 (44.74%) Finance
5 15 (39.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (36.84%) UNIX
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (23.68%) Data Guard
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
9 8 (21.05%) RDBMS
9 8 (21.05%) Linux
9 8 (21.05%) Database Security
9 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (15.79%) Middleware
11 6 (15.79%) Toad
11 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.79%) Database Tuning
12 5 (13.16%) Degree
12 5 (13.16%) Kimball Methodology
12 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (13.16%) Informix

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (44.74%) Oracle Database
3 15 (39.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (21.05%) RDBMS
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (13.16%) Informix
9 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (7.89%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (5.26%) MS Access
12 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (2.63%) MySQL
13 1 (2.63%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Toad
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Replication
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Database Security
2 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.79%) Database Tuning
4 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Data Management
6 2 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Master Data Management
7 1 (2.63%) Inmon Methodology
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) ETL
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCTS
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Data Guard
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (7.89%) Foglight
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago