Period
to 12 December 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 92 77
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 26 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.20% 1.42% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.46% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 23
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £35,125 £38,500 £27,650
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.67% +8.13% -

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 1161 1168 1159
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.14% 97.90% 99.40%
Number of salaries quoted 938 1020 1009
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -0.61%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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 +20 18 £45,000 +5.88%
Tamworth - 8 £42,250 -
SQL DBA
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, 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 Staffordshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (96.15%) SQL
3 23 (88.46%) T-SQL
4 19 (73.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (30.77%) Database Security
10 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (30.77%) Migration
11 7 (26.92%) Replication
11 7 (26.92%) MS Access
11 7 (26.92%) Statistics
12 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
13 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (11.54%) IDERA
14 3 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
14 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
14 3 (11.54%) Time Management
14 3 (11.54%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (26.92%) MS Access
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (7.69%) MySQL
10 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 1 (3.85%) DB2
11 1 (3.85%) OLTP
11 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (3.85%) Power BI
11 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
11 1 (3.85%) Riak
11 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
1 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (30.77%) Database Security
3 8 (30.77%) Migration
4 7 (26.92%) Statistics
5 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Time Management
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps
8 1 (3.85%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) High Availability
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 23 (88.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) IDERA
3 1 (3.85%) IBM