The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 199 169 144
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 42 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.97% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.01% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 61
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
SQL 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
6017 5166 4758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.85% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4376 3985
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 -6 20 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Staffordshire +4 4 £36,750 -8.12% 1
West Bromwich -7 3 £42,000 +12.00%
Worcestershire -9 3 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Solihull - 3 £45,000 - 1
Coventry -3 2 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £38,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title.

1 105 (94.59%) SQL
2 103 (92.79%) SQL Server
3 68 (61.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (45.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (45.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (40.54%) T-SQL
5 45 (40.54%) ETL
6 32 (28.83%) Patch Management
7 30 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (24.32%) Clustering
9 26 (23.42%) Replication
10 25 (22.52%) Data Modelling
10 25 (22.52%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
13 20 (18.02%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (17.12%) High Availability
15 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (14.41%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (14.41%) Capacity Planning
17 15 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (13.51%) Windows
18 13 (11.71%) .NET
19 12 (10.81%) Finance
20 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
20 11 (9.91%) Data Analysis
21 10 (9.01%) Database Mirroring
22 9 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
22 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
22 9 (8.11%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SQL 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 SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.60%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (92.79%) SQL Server
2 68 (61.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (45.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (45.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (14.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
9 7 (6.31%) Data Mining
10 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.80%) OLTP
12 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.90%) DTS
13 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.90%) MySQL
13 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Subversion
2 2 (1.80%) ERwin
2 2 (1.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.80%) MSI
2 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.90%) Toad
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Marketing
3 5 (4.50%) Advertising
4 4 (3.60%) Local Government
5 3 (2.70%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) .NET
2 3 (2.70%) Entity Framework
2 3 (2.70%) LINQ
2 3 (2.70%) MDX
2 3 (2.70%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.90%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) Clustering
2 26 (23.42%) Replication
3 7 (6.31%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.41%) Statistics
5 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.54%) ETL
2 32 (28.83%) Patch Management
3 25 (22.52%) Data Modelling
3 25 (22.52%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (18.02%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (17.12%) High Availability
7 16 (14.41%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (9.91%) Data Analysis
9 10 (9.01%) Database Mirroring
10 9 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Database Security
12 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (6.31%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.31%) Data Security
12 7 (6.31%) ERP
12 7 (6.31%) Metadata Management
12 7 (6.31%) Performance Management
12 7 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 105 (94.59%) SQL
2 45 (40.54%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.70%) C#
3 3 (2.70%) Tcl
4 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.90%) Java
5 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.90%) PHP
5 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.90%) Ruby
5 1 (0.90%) VB
5 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) MCSE
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (1.80%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.80%) MCSA
4 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.90%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle
3 2 (1.80%) IDERA
3 2 (1.80%) RedGate
4 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Redditch
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago