The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had SQL 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
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 199 166 145
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 22 58 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 1.13% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.17% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 58 89
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,200 £33,675
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
5331 4966 5515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.89% 97.16% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4231 4181 4867
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 £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL 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
Staffordshire -14 7 £42,500 +27.81% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Coventry -2 3 - -
Birmingham -14 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Worcestershire - 2 £43,750 -
Solihull - 1 £34,000 -
SQL DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, SQL 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 SQL DBA in the job title.

1 38 (97.44%) SQL
1 38 (97.44%) SQL Server
2 29 (74.36%) Performance Tuning
3 28 (71.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (64.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
5 22 (56.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (48.72%) T-SQL
7 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (28.21%) Replication
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
8 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (15.38%) Oracle
12 5 (12.82%) ETL
12 5 (12.82%) OLTP
12 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
13 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
13 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (10.26%) High Availability
13 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
13 4 (10.26%) Clustering
13 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (10.26%) Statistics
14 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

SQL 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:

Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (2.56%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (97.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (71.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (64.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (56.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (12.82%) OLTP
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
10 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
10 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (5.13%) MySQL
12 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
12 1 (2.56%) DB2
12 1 (2.56%) OLAP
12 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
12 1 (2.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Replication
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.82%) ETL
4 4 (10.26%) High Availability
4 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.13%) Database Security
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) Records Management
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) VB
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) MCTS
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) IDERA
3 1 (2.56%) RedGate