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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 182 141 124
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 57 84 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 1.59% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.64% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 55 78 83
Median salary £44,000 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.54% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £32,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
DBA
England

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
5874 5113 5029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.42% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 4281 4227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham 0 24 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Staffordshire -5 11 £34,250 -23.88%
Coventry -5 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Shropshire -13 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Worcestershire -16 3 £50,000 +16.27%
Solihull +15 2 £45,000 +15.38% 1
West Bromwich -9 1 £39,000 +4.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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.

1 126 (86.30%) SQL
2 118 (80.82%) SQL Server
3 67 (45.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (35.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (35.62%) Performance Tuning
5 47 (32.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 44 (30.14%) Replication
7 40 (27.40%) ETL
8 37 (25.34%) T-SQL
8 37 (25.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (24.66%) Microsoft
10 35 (23.97%) Oracle
11 34 (23.29%) Oracle Database
12 29 (19.86%) Clustering
13 27 (18.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (18.49%) Data Modelling
13 27 (18.49%) High Availability
14 25 (17.12%) Patch Management
15 23 (15.75%) .NET
15 23 (15.75%) Relational Database
16 21 (14.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (10.96%) RDBMS
18 16 (10.96%) Capacity Planning
19 15 (10.27%) Oracle EBS
19 15 (10.27%) Finance
20 14 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
21 13 (8.90%) Oracle Database 11g
21 13 (8.90%) Windows
21 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (3.42%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (2.74%) IIS
3 3 (2.05%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (7.53%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (5.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) Internet
1 4 (2.74%) SAN
2 3 (2.05%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (80.82%) SQL Server
2 67 (45.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (35.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (32.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (25.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (23.29%) Oracle Database
7 23 (15.75%) Relational Database
8 21 (14.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (10.96%) RDBMS
10 14 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (8.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (4.79%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (3.42%) Data Mining
15 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
17 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
17 3 (2.05%) SSDT
18 2 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.11%) Subversion
3 4 (2.74%) ERwin
3 4 (2.74%) JIRA
3 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.05%) MSI
4 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (10.27%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Retail
3 5 (3.42%) Advertising
3 5 (3.42%) Marketing
4 4 (2.74%) Local Government
5 3 (2.05%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.75%) .NET
2 5 (3.42%) Entity Framework
3 4 (2.74%) Middleware
4 3 (2.05%) LINQ
4 3 (2.05%) MDX
4 3 (2.05%) NHibernate
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Streams
5 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (30.14%) Replication
2 29 (19.86%) Clustering
3 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.16%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.16%) Statistics
5 5 (3.42%) Data Extraction
5 5 (3.42%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.90%) Windows
2 10 (6.85%) Linux
3 9 (6.16%) Unix
4 7 (4.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.62%) Performance Tuning
2 40 (27.40%) ETL
3 27 (18.49%) Data Modelling
3 27 (18.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (18.49%) High Availability
4 25 (17.12%) Patch Management
5 17 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (10.96%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (8.22%) Database Mirroring
8 10 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (6.16%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.16%) Migration
10 8 (5.48%) Data Management
10 8 (5.48%) Database Security
10 8 (5.48%) Performance Management
10 8 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.42%) Business Analysis
12 5 (3.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 126 (86.30%) SQL
2 37 (25.34%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.42%) C#
3 5 (3.42%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.74%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.05%) Tcl
6 1 (0.68%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
6 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
6 1 (0.68%) VB
6 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.53%) Degree
2 11 (7.53%) MCSE
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.05%) MCITP
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.68%) MCSA
5 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) Data Guard
2 8 (5.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.68%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 36 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.97%) Oracle
3 5 (3.42%) VMware
4 4 (2.74%) IDERA
5 3 (2.05%) Citrix
5 3 (2.05%) Progress
5 3 (2.05%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.37%) RedGate
7 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Siebel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Executive Resource Group
Salary: £45k per year + Pension, staff discounts, Staff holiday
Posted: 6 days ago