Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

SQL Database Administrator
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 69 94
Rank change year-on-year +8 +25 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 20 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.48% 2.66% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 2.73% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 17
Staffordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -6.43%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%

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 793 1,027 1,241
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.27% 97.53% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 652 843 1,099
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,900 £55,000 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Staffordshire

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Staffordshire

SQL 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 SQL DBA within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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 -1 16 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £45,000 -
SQL DBA
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (75.00%) ETL
4 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (55.00%) Cognos
5 11 (55.00%) Tableau
6 10 (50.00%) Alteryx
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
8 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (30.00%) Code Optimisation
8 6 (30.00%) Data Development
8 6 (30.00%) Data Security
8 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (20.00%) Replication
11 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (15.00%) Internet
11 3 (15.00%) Customer-Centricity
11 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (10.00%) Microsoft

SQL 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (5.00%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ETL
2 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 6 (30.00%) Code Optimisation
3 6 (30.00%) Data Development
3 6 (30.00%) Data Security
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.00%) Database Security
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cognos
1 11 (55.00%) Tableau
2 10 (50.00%) Alteryx
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Sage