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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 30 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 39 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.02% - 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% - 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 36 0 6
Average salary £42,500 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 - £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
627 475 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.76% 96.94% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 545 398 476
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +5.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £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 27 March 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 60 (90.91%) SQL
2 47 (71.21%) SQL Server
3 46 (69.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 40 (60.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (57.58%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (56.06%) T-SQL
8 36 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (53.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (53.03%) ETL
10 29 (43.94%) OLTP
10 29 (43.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (36.36%) DTS
12 23 (34.85%) Cognos
13 22 (33.33%) Finance
14 21 (31.82%) Oracle
14 21 (31.82%) Oracle Database
15 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
15 15 (22.73%) Mentoring
16 14 (21.21%) Clustering
17 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (18.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
18 12 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
19 11 (16.67%) Project Management
20 10 (15.15%) Use Case
20 10 (15.15%) Teradata
20 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
20 10 (15.15%) Banking
21 9 (13.64%) MySQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (71.21%) SQL Server
2 46 (69.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (60.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (57.58%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (53.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (43.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (43.94%) OLTP
8 24 (36.36%) DTS
9 21 (31.82%) Oracle Database
10 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (13.64%) MySQL
12 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (3.03%) OLAP
15 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
15 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) Billing
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Clustering
2 2 (3.03%) AS400
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) CentOS
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.52%) AIX
3 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (53.03%) ETL
3 15 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 12 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (16.67%) Project Management
6 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.15%) Use Case
7 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.55%) Database Tuning
8 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.03%) Security Management
9 2 (3.03%) Migration
10 1 (1.52%) Scrum
10 1 (1.52%) ITIL
10 1 (1.52%) CRM
10 1 (1.52%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.52%) Release Management
10 1 (1.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (90.91%) SQL
2 37 (56.06%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) MCDBA
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) Cognos
3 21 (31.82%) Oracle
4 10 (15.15%) Teradata
5 3 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.52%) Informatica
6 1 (1.52%) Veritas
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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