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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 65 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 42 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.16% 6.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 6.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 39 0
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
670 650 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 98.04% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 557 570 336
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) Oracle
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
4 14 (63.64%) Oracle Database
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) Unix
8 5 (22.73%) MySQL
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (18.18%) Line Management
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
9 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (13.64%) Korn
10 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
10 3 (13.64%) ETL
10 3 (13.64%) DB2

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) Oracle Database
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (22.73%) MySQL
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) DB2
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Fintech
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Line Management
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) ETL
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.64%) Korn
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sage
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) VMware