The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 116 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 8 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.94% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.98% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 6
Average salary £36,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £40,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £57,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
SQL 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
1759 1726 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.23% 95.41% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1504 1353
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Birmingham region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Birmingham

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (42.86%) Database Security
4 6 (42.86%) Database Tuning
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Clustering
6 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (28.57%) Toad
6 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (21.43%) Database Mirroring
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (21.43%) ETL
7 3 (21.43%) DTS
7 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
7 3 (21.43%) Replication
8 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 2 (14.29%) Foglight
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Data Management

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) OpenEdge
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) DTS
6 2 (14.29%) Informix
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Toad
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Database Tuning
1 6 (42.86%) Database Security
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCTS
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Foglight
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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