The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 123 114 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 109 103 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.86% 1.91% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.01% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 89 88 106
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.02%
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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +23 37 £45,000 +50.00%
Birmingham -4 22 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Wolverhampton - 9 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -12 8 £40,000 +16.78% 1
Coventry -24 8 £45,250 -4.90% 1
Solihull +13 5 £39,000 +6.84% 1
West Bromwich - 4 £31,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £42,250 - 3
Worcestershire -11 3 £43,000 -4.44%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 153 (84.07%) SQL
2 133 (73.08%) SQL Server
3 75 (41.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (39.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (36.81%) Performance Tuning
6 51 (28.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (26.92%) Oracle
8 45 (24.73%) T-SQL
9 43 (23.63%) Finance
10 42 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 42 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (22.53%) Replication
12 35 (19.23%) Windows
12 35 (19.23%) Oracle Database
12 35 (19.23%) Relational Database
13 33 (18.13%) RDBMS
14 31 (17.03%) Clustering
15 30 (16.48%) SQL Server 2005
16 28 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
17 26 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 25 (13.74%) SQL Server 2012
19 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
20 19 (10.44%) Disaster Recovery
20 19 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
21 18 (9.89%) Oracle RMAN
21 18 (9.89%) Linux
21 18 (9.89%) UNIX
22 17 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
22 17 (9.34%) QA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.04%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.65%) IIS
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.10%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.59%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (5.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (4.40%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (2.20%) Agresso
5 1 (0.55%) Primavera
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 75 (41.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (39.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (28.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (19.23%) Oracle Database
6 35 (19.23%) Relational Database
7 33 (18.13%) RDBMS
8 30 (16.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (13.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (8.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (5.49%) OLTP
14 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (3.85%) MySQL
16 6 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
17 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Toad
2 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.10%) Liquibase
3 2 (1.10%) Flyway
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (23.63%) Finance
2 7 (3.85%) Games
2 7 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (1.10%) Marketing
3 2 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.85%) Middleware
2 2 (1.10%) HTML
2 2 (1.10%) CSS
3 1 (0.55%) XML
3 1 (0.55%) .NET
3 1 (0.55%) JSON
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (0.55%) jQuery
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.55%) HTML5
3 1 (0.55%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.53%) Replication
2 31 (17.03%) Clustering
3 15 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.20%) Statistics
6 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.65%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.55%) Handset
9 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.23%) Windows
2 18 (9.89%) Linux
2 18 (9.89%) UNIX
3 9 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.40%) Windows XP
4 8 (4.40%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.20%) AIX
6 4 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.10%) Solaris
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.81%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (10.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (8.79%) Migration
5 16 (8.79%) Database Security
6 11 (6.04%) Database Mirroring
6 11 (6.04%) ETL
6 11 (6.04%) Database Tuning
7 10 (5.49%) E-Commerce
8 9 (4.95%) Data Modelling
8 9 (4.95%) Data Management
9 8 (4.40%) SOA
9 8 (4.40%) Data Migration
10 7 (3.85%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.85%) ITIL
10 7 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (3.30%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 153 (84.07%) SQL
2 45 (24.73%) T-SQL
3 10 (5.49%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.75%) Python
4 5 (2.75%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.75%) Perl
5 4 (2.20%) VBScript
6 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.65%) Korn
7 2 (1.10%) VB
7 2 (1.10%) PHP
7 2 (1.10%) C
7 2 (1.10%) Java
8 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.55%) VBA
8 1 (0.55%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.34%) MCTS
2 17 (9.34%) MCITP
3 10 (5.49%) Degree
4 7 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.59%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.20%) vSphere
4 2 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.10%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (9.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (9.34%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.55%) Foglight
Vendors
1 49 (26.92%) Oracle
2 42 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.75%) VMware
5 4 (2.20%) Pegasus
5 4 (2.20%) SAP
6 3 (1.65%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.65%) Netezza
7 2 (1.10%) Google
7 2 (1.10%) McAfee
8 1 (0.55%) QAD
8 1 (0.55%) Remedy
8 1 (0.55%) Progress
West Midlands
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42111.60 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 12 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: From £35,409 to £39,842 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford
HMRC
Salary: SO £35,409 - £39,842 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £47032.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 19 days ago