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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 66 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 15 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.82% 2.11% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.17% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 7
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
809 644 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.18% 96.84% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 685 576 466
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 44 (89.80%) SQL
2 43 (87.76%) SQL Server
3 28 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (55.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
6 25 (51.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (51.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (46.94%) T-SQL
8 22 (44.90%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (40.82%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (34.69%) ETL
11 17 (34.69%) Finance
12 15 (30.61%) DTS
12 15 (30.61%) OLTP
13 14 (28.57%) Cognos
13 14 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
14 12 (24.49%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
15 11 (22.45%) Oracle
16 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
17 9 (18.37%) Line Management
17 9 (18.37%) Degree
18 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
18 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
18 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 4 (8.16%) Data Guard
19 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
19 4 (8.16%) Windows
19 4 (8.16%) Linux

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.04%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (87.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (55.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (51.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (51.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (40.82%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (30.61%) DTS
7 15 (30.61%) OLTP
8 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database
9 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (4.08%) OLAP
11 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (4.08%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Replication
1 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Statistics
2 1 (2.04%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (34.69%) ETL
3 14 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 12 (24.49%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
6 9 (18.37%) Line Management
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.12%) ITIL
8 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.04%) Use Case
10 1 (2.04%) Load Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.04%) Database Tuning
10 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.04%) Web Development
10 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (89.80%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Cognos
3 11 (22.45%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) Sage
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Competitive plus bonus, pension, study leave etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 22 days ago