The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 202 190 199
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.046% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.049% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Senior 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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior DBA across the West Midlands region.

Senior DBA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -10 1 £45,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Senior DBA
England

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (40.00%) Clustering
5 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Replication
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (20.00%) ETL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) Solaris
8 1 (10.00%) Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (10.00%) Python

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) OCP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft