The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / West Midlands
Rank 144 150 137
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 65 89 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.50% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.55% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 52 84 73
Median salary £42,500 £40,125 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.91% -5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,300 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £47,360 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4575 5725 4910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.26% 96.56% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3732 4742 4231
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

DBA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

DBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

DBA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

DBA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +27 18 £42,500 +15.61% 2
Staffordshire +2 13 £42,500 +21.42%
Solihull +4 9 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Birmingham -12 9 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Shropshire - 6 £41,500 - 4
Herefordshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Walsall - 2 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £44,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £47,500 -
West Bromwich -6 1 £42,500 +1.19%
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 81 (76.42%) SQL Server
2 79 (74.53%) SQL
3 68 (64.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (63.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
6 57 (53.77%) Performance Tuning
7 49 (46.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (37.74%) Oracle
8 40 (37.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 37 (34.91%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (33.02%) T-SQL
11 28 (26.42%) MongoDB
12 27 (25.47%) NoSQL
12 27 (25.47%) MS Excel
13 25 (23.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (21.70%) Windows
15 22 (20.75%) ETL
16 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (18.87%) PowerShell
17 19 (17.92%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (17.92%) Visual Studio
18 18 (16.98%) Windows Server
19 17 (16.04%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (15.09%) Linux
20 16 (15.09%) MySQL
20 16 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
21 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (14.15%) Performance Monitoring
21 15 (14.15%) Relational Database

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.55%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 27 (25.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.94%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.94%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
1 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (76.42%) SQL Server
2 68 (64.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 67 (63.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (46.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 40 (37.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (26.42%) MongoDB
7 27 (25.47%) NoSQL
8 25 (23.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (16.04%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (15.09%) MySQL
10 16 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (14.15%) Relational Database
12 13 (12.26%) Power BI
13 11 (10.38%) OLAP
13 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database
14 10 (9.43%) DB2
15 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (6.60%) RDBMS
15 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2014
16 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (17.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (3.77%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Games
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) MDX
2 2 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
3 1 (0.94%) LAMP
3 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.21%) Clustering
3 9 (8.49%) Replication
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.70%) Windows
2 18 (16.98%) Windows Server
3 16 (15.09%) Linux
4 7 (6.60%) AIX
5 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) Android
6 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.89%) Unix
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.94%) CentOS
7 1 (0.94%) HPUX
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (53.77%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (34.91%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (20.75%) ETL
4 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (9.43%) Database Security
7 10 (9.43%) Server Monitoring
8 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.55%) Functional Testing
8 8 (7.55%) High Availability
9 6 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.72%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.72%) Migration
11 4 (3.77%) Coaching
11 4 (3.77%) DevOps
11 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.83%) Mentoring
13 2 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 79 (74.53%) SQL
2 35 (33.02%) T-SQL
3 20 (18.87%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.94%) C
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) C++
5 1 (0.94%) Korn
5 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.94%) Python
5 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.94%) VB
5 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) OCP
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
1 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) Degree
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.94%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.94%) MCITP
5 1 (0.94%) MCSA
5 1 (0.94%) MCSE
5 1 (0.94%) MCTS
5 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle Clusterware
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.89%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
2 40 (37.74%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) IBM
4 2 (1.89%) Netezza
5 1 (0.94%) iManage
5 1 (0.94%) NetApp
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry or Manchester
Department For Education
Salary: Cash remuneration between £27,951 to £30,859 dependent upon the skills and experience that is brought to the role and a pension contribution of around £6,175
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Ross-on-wye, Herefordshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 12 days ago