Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 84 64
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 39 25 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.24% 2.04% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 2.09% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 38
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.80% -5.29% +41.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,872 £27,760
90th Percentile £53,250 £56,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1175 1196 1180
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 97.55% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1057 1022
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,388
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Staffordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for DBA in Staffordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Staffordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +27 25 £45,000 +8.43%
Tamworth - 10 £42,250 -
Lichfield 0 1 £55,000 -
Stafford - 1 - -
DBA
West Midlands

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Staffordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 37 (94.87%) SQL Server
2 33 (84.62%) SQL
3 30 (76.92%) T-SQL
4 26 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (64.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
7 19 (48.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (30.77%) Replication
11 11 (28.21%) Statistics
11 11 (28.21%) Migration
11 11 (28.21%) Database Security
11 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (23.08%) MS Access
13 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (10.26%) IDERA
16 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
16 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
16 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
16 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (10.26%) .NET
16 4 (10.26%) MySQL

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
1 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (94.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (64.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (48.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (23.08%) MS Access
7 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (10.26%) MySQL
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (5.13%) OLTP
10 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.56%) DB2
11 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
11 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
1 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Replication
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) Fintech
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) CentOS
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (28.21%) Database Security
2 11 (28.21%) Migration
2 11 (28.21%) Statistics
3 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) High Availability
5 3 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Data Extraction
6 2 (5.13%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.56%) DevOps
7 1 (2.56%) ETL
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 30 (76.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) IDERA
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter