The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 63 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 12 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.67% 1.78% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.81% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 13
Median salary £44,250 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.98% +4.37%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
704 830 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.05% 98.46% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 620 700 571
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 27 August 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Cardiff region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (16.67%) Unix
8 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (16.67%) High Availability
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (11.11%) ETL

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (27.78%) MySQL
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
7 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
9 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
9 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
9 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.56%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas
3 1 (5.56%) VMware