The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 52 66 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 24 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.73% 1.39% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 1.46% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 25
Average salary £42,750 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 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
612 687 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.18% 95.68% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 526 557 556
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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 +18 20 £40,500 -
SQL DBA
West Midlands

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 30 (96.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (80.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (77.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (77.42%) SQL
4 21 (67.74%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (54.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (54.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (48.39%) Finance
7 14 (45.16%) Replication
8 13 (41.94%) Clustering
8 13 (41.94%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (41.94%) QA
9 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
10 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
12 7 (22.58%) OLTP
12 7 (22.58%) Games
12 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
13 6 (19.35%) Database Mirroring
13 6 (19.35%) Database Security
13 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
13 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
14 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
16 2 (6.45%) Windows
16 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
17 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
17 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (96.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (80.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (77.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (54.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) OLTP
6 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
7 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (3.23%) MySQL
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) JSON
1 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Replication
2 13 (41.94%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (54.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (41.94%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (19.35%) Database Security
4 6 (19.35%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Data Security
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Data Management
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) ETL
7 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft