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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 42 59 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 24 2 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.89% 0.42% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 0.45% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 29
Average salary £33,500 - £37,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,150 - £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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
595 445 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.43% 93.29% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 521 392 375
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,000
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 24 December 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 30 (83.33%) SQL
3 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (58.33%) T-SQL
5 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (47.22%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (41.67%) ETL
8 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (38.89%) Windows
10 13 (36.11%) OLTP
11 12 (33.33%) Oracle
11 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
12 11 (30.56%) Cognos
12 11 (30.56%) DTS
13 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (27.78%) Project Management
13 10 (27.78%) Clustering
13 10 (27.78%) Banking
13 10 (27.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
14 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (13.89%) MySQL
15 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
15 5 (13.89%) UNIX
15 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 10g

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (47.22%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (36.11%) OLTP
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 11 (30.56%) DTS
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (13.89%) MySQL
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
13 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
14 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 10 (27.78%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) AIX
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (41.67%) ETL
3 10 (27.78%) Project Management
3 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.89%) Use Case
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (2.78%) Data Transformation
6 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Data Security
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) SQL
2 21 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle
3 11 (30.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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