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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 180 144 100
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 49 73 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.42% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.46% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 69 131
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £31,500 £35,525
10% offered a salary of more than £51,046 £48,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5347 4996 5486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.90% 97.12% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4236 4209 4839
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Coventry +14 19 £42,500 +10.32%
Staffordshire -14 8 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Shropshire - 6 £51,459 -
Herefordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Birmingham -24 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Worcestershire - 2 £43,750 -
Warwickshire +9 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Solihull -8 1 £34,000 -24.44%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 73 (77.66%) SQL Server
2 64 (68.09%) SQL
3 56 (59.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (54.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (46.81%) Microsoft
6 42 (44.68%) Oracle
7 41 (43.62%) Performance Tuning
8 39 (41.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (40.43%) T-SQL
10 28 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (26.60%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
12 23 (24.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (23.40%) MongoDB
14 21 (22.34%) NoSQL
14 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (22.34%) Windows
15 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
16 17 (18.09%) Relational Database
16 17 (18.09%) Windows Server
17 15 (15.96%) Oracle Database
18 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (14.89%) ETL
19 13 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
20 11 (11.70%) Replication
20 11 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
21 10 (10.64%) Data Modelling
21 10 (10.64%) Linux
22 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
22 9 (9.57%) 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 3 (3.19%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.06%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.06%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) DAB
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (77.66%) SQL Server
2 56 (59.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (54.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (41.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (24.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (23.40%) MongoDB
8 21 (22.34%) NoSQL
9 17 (18.09%) Relational Database
10 15 (15.96%) Oracle Database
11 13 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (9.57%) OLAP
12 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (9.57%) RDBMS
13 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (5.32%) OLTP
16 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 3 (3.19%) MySQL
17 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Advertising
2 1 (1.06%) Games
2 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) MDX
2 5 (5.32%) .NET
3 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.13%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) LAMP
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.70%) Replication
3 9 (9.57%) Clustering
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.26%) Statistics
5 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Windows
2 17 (18.09%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.64%) Linux
4 8 (8.51%) AIX
5 3 (3.19%) Unix
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) HPUX
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (26.60%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.89%) ETL
5 10 (10.64%) Data Modelling
6 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.51%) Functional Testing
7 7 (7.45%) High Availability
7 7 (7.45%) ITIL
8 5 (5.32%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.32%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.26%) Coaching
9 4 (4.26%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.26%) DevOps
9 4 (4.26%) Migration
9 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.19%) Database Security
10 3 (3.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 64 (68.09%) SQL
2 38 (40.43%) T-SQL
3 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.51%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) C#
6 1 (1.06%) C++
6 1 (1.06%) Korn
6 1 (1.06%) Python
6 1 (1.06%) VB
6 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) OCP
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.06%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.06%) MCITP
6 1 (1.06%) MCSA
6 1 (1.06%) MCSE
6 1 (1.06%) MCTS
6 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.26%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.06%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 44 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 42 (44.68%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Netezza
4 2 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (1.06%) IDERA
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.06%) RedGate