The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 71 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.52% 1.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £36,761 £39,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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 Coventry 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
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
738 635 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.22% 96.80% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 624 536 397
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

DBA
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

DBA Salary Trend in Coventry

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
7 1 (11.11%) MDX
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) SAN

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle