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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 39 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 30 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.50% 0.30% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 0.31% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 9
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
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
638 641 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.80% 97.71% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 527 529 490
Average salary £37,250 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 22 May 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (86.49%) SQL
2 53 (71.62%) SQL Server
3 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 38 (51.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (48.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (48.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (44.59%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (43.24%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (43.24%) T-SQL
8 29 (39.19%) ETL
9 28 (37.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (36.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (35.14%) Finance
12 24 (32.43%) Oracle
12 24 (32.43%) Oracle Database
13 23 (31.08%) OLTP
14 20 (27.03%) DTS
15 19 (25.68%) Cognos
16 18 (24.32%) Kimball Methodology
17 14 (18.92%) Mentoring
18 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
20 10 (13.51%) Teradata
21 9 (12.16%) Degree
21 9 (12.16%) Performance Monitoring
21 9 (12.16%) Line Management
21 9 (12.16%) Use Case
22 8 (10.81%) Billing
22 8 (10.81%) MySQL
23 6 (8.11%) Windows

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Skype
1 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (71.62%) SQL Server
2 38 (51.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (48.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 36 (48.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (43.24%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (37.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (36.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (32.43%) Oracle Database
8 23 (31.08%) OLTP
9 20 (27.03%) DTS
10 8 (10.81%) MySQL
11 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (5.41%) OLAP
13 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
15 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
15 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) CentOS
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (39.19%) ETL
3 18 (24.32%) Kimball Methodology
4 14 (18.92%) Mentoring
5 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (12.16%) Line Management
6 9 (12.16%) Use Case
7 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Database Tuning
9 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.70%) Security Management
11 1 (1.35%) Release Management
11 1 (1.35%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.35%) ITIL
11 1 (1.35%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.35%) Migration
11 1 (1.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (86.49%) SQL
2 32 (43.24%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.05%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.43%) Oracle
3 19 (25.68%) Cognos
4 10 (13.51%) Teradata
5 3 (4.05%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) Informatica
6 1 (1.35%) Veritas
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.35%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago