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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 191 118 137
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 53 112 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.95% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 2.01% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 49 98 82
Median salary £41,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,812 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,300 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
5861 5571 5199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.22% 96.89% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 4626 4410
Median salary £38,750 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Staffordshire -16 17 £29,406 -34.65%
Birmingham -6 16 £45,000 +5.88%
Coventry 0 7 £42,500 +7.59% 2
Shropshire -17 6 £45,000 +9.75%
Herefordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Solihull +9 1 - - 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 108 (80.00%) SQL
1 108 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 53 (39.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (31.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (31.11%) Replication
6 38 (28.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (26.67%) Oracle
7 36 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 35 (25.93%) Oracle Database
9 33 (24.44%) T-SQL
10 32 (23.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (22.22%) ETL
12 26 (19.26%) Relational Database
13 25 (18.52%) Clustering
14 24 (17.78%) High Availability
15 23 (17.04%) Data Modelling
15 23 (17.04%) .NET
16 19 (14.07%) RDBMS
17 18 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 17 (12.59%) Patch Management
19 16 (11.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 16 (11.85%) Oracle EBS
20 15 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
20 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (9.63%) Capacity Planning
21 13 (9.63%) Windows
21 13 (9.63%) Oracle Applications
21 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2005
21 13 (9.63%) Oracle Database 11g

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 6 (4.44%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (2.96%) IIS
2 4 (2.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (11.85%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) DAB
1 4 (2.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (39.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (31.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (28.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (25.93%) Oracle Database
6 32 (23.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (19.26%) Relational Database
8 19 (14.07%) RDBMS
9 16 (11.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (9.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (5.93%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (2.96%) Oracle Discoverer
15 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
15 2 (1.48%) MySQL
15 2 (1.48%) OLTP
15 2 (1.48%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.44%) Subversion
3 4 (2.96%) ERwin
3 4 (2.96%) JIRA
3 4 (2.96%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.22%) MSI
4 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (8.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Advertising
3 4 (2.96%) Local Government
3 4 (2.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) .NET
2 5 (3.70%) Entity Framework
3 4 (2.96%) Middleware
4 3 (2.22%) LINQ
4 3 (2.22%) NHibernate
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Streams
5 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.48%) MDX
6 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 42 (31.11%) Replication
2 25 (18.52%) Clustering
3 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.93%) Statistics
6 5 (3.70%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.48%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.63%) Windows
2 12 (8.89%) Linux
3 10 (7.41%) Unix
4 7 (5.19%) Solaris
5 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.48%) AIX
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (22.22%) ETL
3 24 (17.78%) High Availability
4 23 (17.04%) Data Modelling
5 18 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (12.59%) Patch Management
7 15 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (9.63%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (8.89%) Database Mirroring
10 10 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.67%) Migration
12 8 (5.93%) Data Management
13 7 (5.19%) Database Security
14 6 (4.44%) Data Analysis
15 5 (3.70%) Business Development
15 5 (3.70%) Database Optimisation
15 5 (3.70%) Performance Management
15 5 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
16 4 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 108 (80.00%) SQL
2 33 (24.44%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.70%) C#
3 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.22%) Tcl
5 1 (0.74%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) PHP
5 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.74%) Ruby
5 1 (0.74%) VB
5 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.19%) MCSE
3 7 (5.19%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.22%) OCP
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) Data Guard
2 9 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.74%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 36 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 36 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (2.96%) IDERA
3 2 (1.48%) Progress
3 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.48%) RedGate
3 2 (1.48%) VMware
4 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.74%) SAP
4 1 (0.74%) Siebel
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago