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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 66 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 3 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.47% 6.92% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 7.13% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 13
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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 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
599 603 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.78% 97.10% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 513 514 421
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 19 December 2014. 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 -20 2 £35,000 +22.80%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £37,500 -
DBA
West Midlands

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (76.47%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 11 (64.71%) RDBMS
5 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
5 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (64.71%) XML
6 8 (47.06%) Finance
7 7 (41.18%) OO
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
10 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
10 2 (11.76%) IIS
11 1 (5.88%) SAS
11 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (5.88%) Handset
11 1 (5.88%) Clustering
11 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
11 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (5.88%) HTML
11 1 (5.88%) .NET
11 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
11 1 (5.88%) CSS
11 1 (5.88%) Web Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (64.71%) RDBMS
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.88%) DTS
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Handset
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (41.18%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Business Objects