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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 26 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 45 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.93% - 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.11% - 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 42 0 23
Average salary £39,750 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
633 362 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 91.41% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 564 324 386
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 52 (88.14%) SQL
2 43 (72.88%) SQL Server
3 38 (64.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
5 31 (52.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (49.15%) T-SQL
7 28 (47.46%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (45.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (44.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (44.07%) ETL
9 26 (44.07%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (37.29%) OLTP
11 21 (35.59%) Oracle
11 21 (35.59%) Oracle Database
12 20 (33.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (28.81%) Cognos
13 17 (28.81%) DTS
14 13 (22.03%) Mentoring
15 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
15 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (20.34%) Clustering
15 12 (20.34%) Finance
15 12 (20.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 11 (18.64%) Project Management
17 10 (16.95%) Banking
17 10 (16.95%) Windows
18 9 (15.25%) MySQL
18 9 (15.25%) Use Case
18 9 (15.25%) Teradata
19 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (72.88%) SQL Server
2 38 (64.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (52.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (47.46%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (45.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (44.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (37.29%) OLTP
8 21 (35.59%) Oracle Database
9 20 (33.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (28.81%) DTS
11 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (15.25%) MySQL
13 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
16 2 (3.39%) Oracle OLAP
16 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (3.39%) OLAP
17 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
17 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
3 8 (13.56%) Billing
4 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (6.78%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Clustering
2 1 (1.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) AIX
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) CentOS
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) ETL
1 26 (44.07%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (22.03%) Mentoring
3 11 (18.64%) Project Management
4 9 (15.25%) Use Case
5 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.08%) Database Tuning
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Migration
8 2 (3.39%) CRM
9 1 (1.69%) Data Security
9 1 (1.69%) Security Management
9 1 (1.69%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.69%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 52 (88.14%) SQL
2 29 (49.15%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.39%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.59%) Oracle
3 17 (28.81%) Cognos
4 9 (15.25%) Teradata
5 2 (3.39%) Apple
6 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.69%) Informatica
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.69%) VMware
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