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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 67 65 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 7 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.06% 1.33% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.35% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 19
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
652 666 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.64% 98.67% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 606 590 497
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 13 (59.09%) Oracle
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) MySQL
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (27.27%) High Availability
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) ETL
7 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (13.64%) Unix
9 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
9 2 (9.09%) Open Source
9 2 (9.09%) VMware

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 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (27.27%) MySQL
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
7 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
7 1 (4.55%) OLTP
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) High Availability
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) ETL
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas