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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 124 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 16 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 0.99% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.02% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 16
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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
2244 1964 1813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.94% 97.66% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1666 1621 1591
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,953 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 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 41 (83.67%) SQL
2 38 (77.55%) SQL Server
3 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (40.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (38.78%) Replication
6 17 (34.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (34.69%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (26.53%) Clustering
7 13 (26.53%) ETL
8 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle Database
10 10 (20.41%) High Availability
10 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
10 10 (20.41%) .NET
11 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
12 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (14.29%) MCSE
13 7 (14.29%) Migration
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (12.24%) Linux

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 (6.12%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (77.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (40.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (34.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (22.45%) Oracle Database
7 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
12 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (2.04%) DTS
14 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (8.16%) Local Government
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Replication
2 13 (26.53%) Clustering
3 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.20%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (26.53%) ETL
3 10 (20.41%) High Availability
4 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
5 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.29%) Migration
7 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (8.16%) Business Development
9 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Data Management
9 4 (8.16%) Database Optimisation
9 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.12%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
10 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.12%) Tcl
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) MCSE
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) SAP