The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 49 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 44 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.58% 1.43% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 1.49% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1198 1072 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.48% 96.14% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 937 907
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DBA
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the South Wales region.

DBA Salary Trend in South Wales

DBA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in South Wales

DBA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +19 34 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Newport -5 4 £32,000 -23.80%
Bridgend - 2 £35,000 - 1
Caerphilly - 2 £38,500 -
Glamorgan - 1 £40,000 -
DBA
Wales

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 74 (82.22%) SQL
2 71 (78.89%) SQL Server
3 48 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (52.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 43 (47.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (47.78%) Microsoft
7 42 (46.67%) T-SQL
8 36 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (35.56%) ETL
11 31 (34.44%) Finance
12 27 (30.00%) OLTP
12 27 (30.00%) Oracle
13 24 (26.67%) DTS
13 24 (26.67%) Oracle Database
14 23 (25.56%) Cognos
15 22 (24.44%) Kimball Methodology
16 15 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
18 12 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
18 12 (13.33%) Windows
19 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
20 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
21 9 (10.00%) Degree
21 9 (10.00%) Line Management
21 9 (10.00%) Clustering
22 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
1 1 (1.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (78.89%) SQL Server
2 48 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (52.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (47.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (30.00%) OLTP
9 24 (26.67%) DTS
9 24 (26.67%) Oracle Database
10 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (6.67%) MySQL
13 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (4.44%) OLAP
15 2 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
16 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
16 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
16 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 31 (34.44%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Billing
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Flash
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Clustering
2 7 (7.78%) Replication
3 2 (2.22%) AS400
4 1 (1.11%) DTV
4 1 (1.11%) Statistics
4 1 (1.11%) Xbox
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (35.56%) ETL
3 22 (24.44%) Kimball Methodology
4 15 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (10.00%) Line Management
8 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.78%) ITIL
10 4 (4.44%) ERP
10 4 (4.44%) Use Case
10 4 (4.44%) Database Tuning
11 3 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
11 3 (3.33%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.22%) Change Control
12 2 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.22%) Security Management
13 1 (1.11%) Scrum
13 1 (1.11%) Business Continuity
13 1 (1.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (82.22%) SQL
2 42 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.44%) MCDBA
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.22%) MCTS
5 2 (2.22%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (30.00%) Oracle
3 23 (25.56%) Cognos
4 5 (5.56%) Teradata
5 3 (3.33%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.22%) Apple
6 2 (2.22%) Remedy
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Veritas
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago