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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 57 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 22 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.67% 1.33% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 1.39% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 5
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £37,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.02%
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
800 646 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.97% 95.70% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 660 571 412
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (88.68%) SQL Server
2 46 (86.79%) SQL
3 33 (62.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (60.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
6 30 (56.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (54.72%) T-SQL
7 29 (54.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (50.94%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (49.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (47.17%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (43.40%) Finance
12 22 (41.51%) ETL
13 19 (35.85%) OLTP
13 19 (35.85%) DTS
14 18 (33.96%) Cognos
14 18 (33.96%) Kimball Methodology
15 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
16 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
16 10 (18.87%) Performance Monitoring
16 10 (18.87%) Oracle
17 9 (16.98%) Line Management
17 9 (16.98%) Degree
18 6 (11.32%) Windows
19 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
19 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 11g
19 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
20 4 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
20 4 (7.55%) Data Guard

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (88.68%) SQL Server
2 33 (62.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 32 (60.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (56.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (54.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (49.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (47.17%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (35.85%) DTS
8 19 (35.85%) OLTP
9 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
10 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (3.77%) OLAP
13 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Replication
1 4 (7.55%) Clustering
2 1 (1.89%) Statistics
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (41.51%) ETL
3 18 (33.96%) Kimball Methodology
4 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
5 10 (18.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (16.98%) Line Management
7 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.66%) ITIL
9 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.89%) Database Mirroring
10 1 (1.89%) Web Development
10 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.89%) Use Case
10 1 (1.89%) Release Management
10 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.89%) Database Tuning
10 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.89%) Security Management
10 1 (1.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.89%) MCSA
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.96%) Cognos
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Sage
4 1 (1.89%) Teradata
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 10 days ago