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 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
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 150 166 132
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 76 49 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 0.91% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.96% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 69
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
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%

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 31 July 2015.

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 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 +19 24 £42,750 +0.58%
Birmingham -6 11 £43,500 +8.75% 4
Warwickshire -7 8 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Coventry -8 8 £45,250 - 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £35,000 -
Solihull +17 4 £39,000 +11.42% 1
West Bromwich - 4 £31,000 -
Worcestershire -2 3 £43,000 +32.30%
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
SQL DBA
England

SQL 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 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.

1 118 (92.19%) SQL
2 103 (80.47%) SQL Server
3 58 (45.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 37 (28.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (27.34%) Replication
8 34 (26.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 29 (22.66%) Clustering
11 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
11 27 (21.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 25 (19.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (18.75%) Finance
13 24 (18.75%) Windows
13 24 (18.75%) Relational Database
14 23 (17.97%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (17.19%) RDBMS
16 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (15.63%) Oracle
18 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
19 17 (13.28%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (13.28%) MCITP
19 17 (13.28%) MCTS
20 16 (12.50%) Migration
21 15 (11.72%) Database Security
21 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
22 14 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
22 14 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
23 13 (10.16%) QA

SQL 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 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 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.56%) OpenEdge
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Agresso
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (80.47%) SQL Server
2 58 (45.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (28.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (26.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (21.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (19.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (18.75%) Relational Database
9 22 (17.19%) RDBMS
10 14 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (8.59%) Oracle Database
12 7 (5.47%) OLTP
13 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (4.69%) MySQL
14 4 (3.13%) DTS
15 3 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (2.34%) MS Access
15 3 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (2.34%) ProClarity
16 2 (1.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Toad
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Games
2 7 (5.47%) Retail
3 2 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) XML
1 1 (0.78%) JSON
1 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.34%) Replication
2 29 (22.66%) Clustering
3 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.47%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.91%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.13%) Statistics
7 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.34%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.75%) Windows
2 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.47%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.34%) Linux
6 2 (1.56%) UNIX
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (17.97%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (13.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (12.50%) Migration
5 15 (11.72%) Database Security
6 14 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.59%) ETL
9 10 (7.81%) Database Tuning
10 9 (7.03%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 8 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
12 7 (5.47%) Problem Management
12 7 (5.47%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (5.47%) Data Modelling
13 6 (4.69%) Kimball Methodology
14 5 (3.91%) Data Management
15 4 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (3.13%) ITIL
15 4 (3.13%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (92.19%) SQL
2 32 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.13%) VBScript
4 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.56%) VB
5 2 (1.56%) Python
5 2 (1.56%) Korn
6 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (13.28%) MCTS
2 17 (13.28%) MCITP
3 8 (6.25%) Degree
4 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.13%) vSphere
3 2 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (4.69%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (3.13%) VMware
4 2 (1.56%) Google
4 2 (1.56%) Netezza
4 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.56%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £47032.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 20 days ago