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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 55 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 13 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.97% 1.15% 5.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.20% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 18
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,875 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +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
634 581 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.21% 95.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 564 478 309
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Oracle
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Replication
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (20.00%) Middleware
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
8 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) Clustering
8 1 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (6.67%) PowerShell

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) OLAP
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (6.67%) OLTP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) Python
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago