Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 75 80
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 9 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.89% 1.68% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.73% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 19
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £30,800
90th Percentile £50,500 £51,875 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.59% +3.66% +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 985 927 1,208
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.72% 97.58% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 848 748 1,083
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% +1.25%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
SQL DBA
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (55.56%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (55.56%) Replication
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Database Security
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) IDERA
6 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework

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 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (55.56%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Database Security
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Process Management
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
1 2 (22.22%) MCT
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IDERA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle