The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 60 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 13 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.01% 6.85% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 6.93% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 20
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £29,500 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £58,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
633 606 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.69% 98.86% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 574 480 474
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

DBA Salary Trend in Staffordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +5 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Tamworth - 1 £40,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £40,000 -
DBA
West Midlands

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (43.75%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (43.75%) Business Objects
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (18.75%) IIS
9 3 (18.75%) Database Tuning
10 2 (12.50%) VMware
10 2 (12.50%) Web Development
10 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (12.50%) HTML5
10 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (12.50%) CSS3
10 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (12.50%) CSS
10 2 (12.50%) HTML
10 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 2 (12.50%) PHP
10 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (43.75%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) OLTP
7 1 (6.25%) MySQL
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) CSS3
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Database Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Business Objects
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Pegasus
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle