The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 55 55 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 13 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.07% 1.38% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.44% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 10
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
DBA
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
610 557 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.29% 96.37% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 538 468 320
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

DBA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

DBA Salary Trend in Cardiff

DBA
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (27.78%) Replication
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 5 (27.78%) Middleware
5 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
9 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
9 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
9 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (5.56%) Python
9 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.56%) CRM

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) OLTP
6 1 (5.56%) OLAP
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Middleware
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.56%) CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss