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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 44 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 35 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.48% 1.02% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 1.06% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 6
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
756 659 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.80% 96.20% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 611 559 440
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £24,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 65 (86.67%) SQL
2 58 (77.33%) SQL Server
3 44 (58.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (57.33%) Microsoft
5 42 (56.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 42 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (52.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (52.00%) T-SQL
7 36 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (42.67%) ETL
9 32 (42.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (40.00%) Finance
11 27 (36.00%) OLTP
12 24 (32.00%) DTS
13 23 (30.67%) Cognos
14 22 (29.33%) Kimball Methodology
15 18 (24.00%) Oracle Database
15 18 (24.00%) Oracle
16 14 (18.67%) Mentoring
17 10 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
17 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
18 9 (12.00%) Line Management
18 9 (12.00%) Degree
18 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
19 7 (9.33%) Teradata
20 6 (8.00%) Clustering
20 6 (8.00%) Billing

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (1.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
1 1 (1.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (77.33%) SQL Server
2 44 (58.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (56.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 42 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (52.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (42.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (36.00%) OLTP
8 24 (32.00%) DTS
9 18 (24.00%) Oracle Database
10 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (5.33%) OLAP
14 3 (4.00%) MySQL
15 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (2.67%) Oracle OLAP
16 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
16 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Billing
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Clustering
2 4 (5.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.67%) AS400
4 1 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (42.67%) ETL
3 22 (29.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 14 (18.67%) Mentoring
5 10 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.00%) Line Management
7 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.33%) Use Case
9 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Database Tuning
9 3 (4.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.67%) Security Management
10 2 (2.67%) ITIL
11 1 (1.33%) Project Management
11 1 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.33%) Scrum
11 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (86.67%) SQL
2 39 (52.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.33%) MCSA
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 43 (57.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (30.67%) Cognos
3 18 (24.00%) Oracle
4 7 (9.33%) Teradata
5 2 (2.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) Veritas
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