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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 135 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 9 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 1.09% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.13% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 16
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
2254 1946 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.04% 96.38% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1687 1620 1625
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 30 July 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 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 18 (47.37%) Replication
4 16 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (39.47%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (31.58%) Clustering
8 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (28.95%) ETL
9 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
10 9 (23.68%) High Availability
10 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
11 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
11 8 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (18.42%) Migration
13 6 (15.79%) MCSE
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
14 5 (13.16%) .NET
14 5 (13.16%) Solaris
14 5 (13.16%) Linux
14 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS R12
14 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning

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 (7.89%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Replication
2 12 (31.58%) Clustering
3 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
1 5 (13.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (28.95%) ETL
3 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
3 9 (23.68%) High Availability
4 7 (18.42%) Migration
5 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) Business Development
6 4 (10.53%) Database Optimisation
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.89%) Database Mirroring
7 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Tcl
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) MCSE
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle