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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 104 106 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 25 24 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.28% 1.09% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.16% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 54
Average salary £44,250 £37,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,750 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
1848 2066 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.38% 94.17% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1748 1802
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (75.00%) SQL
2 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
3 17 (47.22%) Oracle
4 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
5 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (33.33%) Finance
6 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (30.56%) UNIX
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (25.00%) Data Guard
9 8 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 7 (19.44%) Middleware
10 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
10 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (16.67%) RDBMS
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (13.89%) Python
12 5 (13.89%) Degree
13 4 (11.11%) Oracle Applications

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.78%) CICS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (16.67%) RDBMS
9 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (5.56%) Informix
11 2 (5.56%) MS Access
11 2 (5.56%) MySQL
11 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (2.78%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Toad
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) JMS
3 1 (2.78%) WSDL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Replication
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) Data Extraction
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) UNIX
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.33%) Database Security
4 2 (5.56%) Analytics
4 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) ETL
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.78%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCTS
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.78%) Foglight
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) BEA
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