The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 30 12 38
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 17 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.21% 14.98% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 16.06% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 3
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +102.70%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
303 249 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 92.94% 93.26% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 243 173 174
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

DBA
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

DBA Salary Trend in Solihull

DBA
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Solihull

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 31 (68.89%) Oracle
2 30 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 29 (64.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 28 (62.22%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (62.22%) Hyperion
4 28 (62.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 28 (62.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (53.33%) Retail
6 24 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (53.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 24 (53.33%) WebLogic
7 22 (48.89%) Linux
7 22 (48.89%) Oracle Discoverer
7 22 (48.89%) Essbase
7 22 (48.89%) Oracle Exadata
8 20 (44.44%) SQL
9 18 (40.00%) UNIX
9 18 (40.00%) Mentoring
9 18 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
10 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
10 16 (35.56%) Finance
11 14 (31.11%) Fujitsu
11 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
12 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 10 (22.22%) SOA
12 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
12 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 24 (53.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (62.22%) Oracle EBS
1 28 (62.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 28 (62.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 24 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (53.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (48.89%) Essbase
4 22 (48.89%) Oracle Discoverer
4 22 (48.89%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.22%) MS Access
General
1 24 (53.33%) Retail
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 14 (31.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Linux
2 18 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (22.22%) SOA
4 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
6 3 (6.67%) ETL
6 3 (6.67%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.44%) Change Control
7 2 (4.44%) Operations Research
7 2 (4.44%) Time Management
8 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) MCTS
2 5 (11.11%) MCITP
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Oracle
2 28 (62.22%) Hyperion
3 14 (31.11%) Fujitsu
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft