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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 71 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.58% 0.20% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.21% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -35.00%
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 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
652 481 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 93.81% 94.13% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 542 370 549
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,425 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Coventry

SQL DBA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (36.36%) MCTS
3 8 (36.36%) MCITP
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
4 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
4 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) Database Tuning
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) Replication
8 3 (13.64%) Clustering
9 2 (9.09%) Finance
9 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
10 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
10 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.55%) CRM
10 1 (4.55%) Sybase
10 1 (4.55%) DB2
10 1 (4.55%) Windows
10 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (4.55%) VCP4

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
2 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Database Tuning
4 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (36.36%) MCTS
1 8 (36.36%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase