The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 143 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 5 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 1.28% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.32% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 21
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,845 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +0.81%
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
2319 1889 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.42% 96.38% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1600 1744
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
3 12 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
4 11 (40.74%) Replication
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (40.74%) Oracle
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (37.04%) Clustering
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.93%) High Availability
9 6 (22.22%) Migration
9 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (18.52%) Solaris
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
10 5 (18.52%) .NET
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (14.81%) Business Development
11 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.81%) ETL
11 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
11 4 (14.81%) Database Optimisation
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 1 (3.70%) MySQL
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Replication
2 10 (37.04%) Clustering
3 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
1 5 (18.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (25.93%) High Availability
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Business Development
5 4 (14.81%) Database Optimisation
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) Tcl
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft