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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 100 72 87
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 18 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 2.60% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.72% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 19
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £49,500 £50,000
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
1743 1730 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.14% 95.84% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1504 1383
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 17 April 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
3 16 (48.48%) Oracle
3 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database
4 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (30.30%) UNIX
7 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (24.24%) Toad
9 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (21.21%) Database Tuning
9 7 (21.21%) Database Security
10 6 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (18.18%) Replication
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
11 5 (15.15%) Clustering
11 5 (15.15%) Migration
11 5 (15.15%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 3 (9.09%) OpenEdge
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database
3 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (12.12%) Informix
8 3 (9.09%) DTS
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Toad
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Replication
2 5 (15.15%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Statistics
3 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.06%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (6.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.21%) Database Tuning
3 7 (21.21%) Database Security
4 6 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (15.15%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) ETL
7 3 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.06%) Master Data Management
8 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.06%) Information Security
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.06%) Data Management
8 2 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.09%) MCTS
1 3 (9.09%) MCITP
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Foglight
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago