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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 36 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 29 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.35% - 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% - 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 8
Average salary £43,500 - £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
641 578 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.10% 97.80% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 543 470 536
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £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 27 April 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 63 (86.30%) SQL
2 52 (71.23%) SQL Server
3 47 (64.38%) Microsoft
4 44 (60.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (52.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (52.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (49.32%) T-SQL
7 35 (47.95%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (46.58%) ETL
8 34 (46.58%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (45.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (38.36%) OLTP
10 28 (38.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (34.25%) Finance
12 24 (32.88%) Oracle
12 24 (32.88%) Oracle Database
13 23 (31.51%) DTS
14 22 (30.14%) Cognos
15 15 (20.55%) Kimball Methodology
15 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
16 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
17 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (13.70%) Use Case
18 10 (13.70%) Clustering
18 10 (13.70%) Teradata
19 9 (12.33%) MySQL
19 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2000
20 8 (10.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
20 8 (10.96%) Billing
21 7 (9.59%) Project Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (1.37%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (71.23%) SQL Server
2 44 (60.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (52.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 38 (52.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (47.95%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (45.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (38.36%) OLTP
6 28 (38.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (32.88%) Oracle Database
8 23 (31.51%) DTS
9 9 (12.33%) MySQL
9 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (2.74%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (2.74%) OLAP
13 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (34.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Billing
3 6 (8.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) AS400
3 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) CentOS
3 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.37%) AIX
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) ETL
1 34 (46.58%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (20.55%) Kimball Methodology
2 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
3 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.70%) Use Case
5 7 (9.59%) Project Management
6 6 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.48%) Line Management
7 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.11%) Database Tuning
8 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.74%) Security Management
10 1 (1.37%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.37%) Migration
10 1 (1.37%) Scrum
10 1 (1.37%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.37%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (86.30%) SQL
2 36 (49.32%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) MCDBA
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (64.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.88%) Oracle
3 22 (30.14%) Cognos
4 10 (13.70%) Teradata
5 3 (4.11%) Apple
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) Informatica
6 1 (1.37%) Veritas
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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