Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 90 77
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 22 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.00% 1.16% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.19% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 23
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £39,400 £28,250
90th Percentile £49,250 £50,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

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 1,077 1,096 1,152
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.91% 97.94% 99.31%
Number of salaries quoted 871 935 1,019
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,571 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.95% +12.86% -4.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,100 £22,400
90th Percentile £58,750 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +25 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Tamworth - 5 £42,250 -
SQL DBA
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) T-SQL
4 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (36.36%) Database Security
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (36.36%) Migration
9 6 (27.27%) Replication
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (22.73%) Statistics
10 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
11 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (18.18%) MS Access
12 3 (13.64%) .NET
12 3 (13.64%) Time Management
12 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 3 (13.64%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
12 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014

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 (4.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (18.18%) MS Access
9 3 (13.64%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (9.09%) MySQL
10 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
11 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (4.55%) DB2
11 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (4.55%) Power BI
11 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
11 1 (4.55%) Riak
11 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
1 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (36.36%) Database Security
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Statistics
4 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) Process Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.55%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) IDERA
3 1 (4.55%) IBM