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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 67 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.98% 3.73% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 3.86% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 6
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% -26.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £43,400 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £50,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +1.19%
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
755 570 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 92.52% 96.61% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 603 492 406
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Coventry

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (52.38%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (38.10%) MCTS
5 8 (38.10%) MCITP
6 7 (33.33%) Clustering
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
8 5 (23.81%) Replication
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) Data Guard
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (9.52%) Netezza
10 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (9.52%) Windows
10 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
11 1 (4.76%) Change Control

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (4.76%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCTS
2 8 (38.10%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (14.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Netezza