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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / West Midlands
Rank 162 129 108
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 54 89 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.70% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.77% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 84 108
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,925
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,022 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
4739 5036 4902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.35% 96.36% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3775 4184 4300
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +32 22 £42,500 +21.42%
Staffordshire -17 9 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Solihull -1 6 £34,000 -29.16% 1
Birmingham -21 6 £40,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 - 2
Shropshire - 3 £51,459 -
Worcestershire - 2 £47,500 - 1
West Bromwich -7 1 £42,500 +1.19%
Walsall - 1 £32,500 - 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 73 (79.35%) SQL Server
2 65 (70.65%) SQL
3 55 (59.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (58.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (51.09%) Oracle
5 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
6 45 (48.91%) Performance Tuning
7 44 (47.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (32.61%) MongoDB
9 29 (31.52%) NoSQL
10 28 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (29.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (28.26%) T-SQL
13 25 (27.17%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
15 22 (23.91%) PowerShell
15 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (21.74%) Windows
17 18 (19.57%) ETL
17 18 (19.57%) Windows Server
18 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
18 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
19 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database
20 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
21 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
22 11 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
23 10 (10.87%) OLAP

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 4 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.09%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.09%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (79.35%) SQL Server
2 55 (59.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (58.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (47.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (32.61%) MongoDB
6 29 (31.52%) NoSQL
7 28 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (29.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (17.39%) Relational Database
10 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database
11 10 (10.87%) OLAP
12 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (8.70%) MySQL
13 8 (8.70%) Power BI
13 8 (8.70%) RDBMS
14 7 (7.61%) DB2
14 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Advertising
2 1 (1.09%) Games
2 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) MDX
2 3 (3.26%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
3 1 (1.09%) LAMP
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Clustering
3 6 (6.52%) Replication
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.74%) Windows
2 18 (19.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.78%) Linux
4 7 (7.61%) AIX
5 2 (2.17%) Unix
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) HPUX
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (27.17%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.57%) ETL
5 11 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 8 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 7 (7.61%) High Availability
7 7 (7.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.52%) Database Security
9 5 (5.43%) DevOps
9 5 (5.43%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (4.35%) Coaching
10 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.35%) ITIL
10 4 (4.35%) Migration
10 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.26%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 65 (70.65%) SQL
2 26 (28.26%) T-SQL
3 22 (23.91%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.09%) C
5 1 (1.09%) C#
5 1 (1.09%) C++
5 1 (1.09%) Korn
5 1 (1.09%) Python
5 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.09%) VB
5 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) OCP
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle Certification
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Degree
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.09%) MCITP
4 1 (1.09%) MCSA
4 1 (1.09%) MCSE
4 1 (1.09%) MCTS
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle Clusterware
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.26%) Data Guard
3 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
1 47 (51.09%) Oracle
2 7 (7.61%) IBM
3 4 (4.35%) Netezza
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.09%) RedGate
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