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 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 52 92 66
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 38 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.25% 0.47% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 0.49% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 21
Average salary £41,250 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £33,100 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
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
1119 1029 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.64% 97.44% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 978 883 942
Average salary £36,125 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +33 30 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Newport - 4 £32,000 -
Bridgend - 2 £35,000 - 1
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £40,000 -
DBA
Wales

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 77 (83.70%) SQL
2 64 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
4 45 (48.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (41.30%) T-SQL
7 33 (35.87%) Oracle
7 33 (35.87%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (35.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (32.61%) Oracle Database
10 29 (31.52%) ETL
11 27 (29.35%) Finance
12 23 (25.00%) OLTP
13 20 (21.74%) DTS
14 19 (20.65%) Cognos
15 18 (19.57%) Kimball Methodology
16 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
16 14 (15.22%) Windows
16 14 (15.22%) Mentoring
17 13 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (11.96%) MySQL
19 11 (11.96%) Performance Monitoring
20 10 (10.87%) Degree
20 10 (10.87%) Clustering
20 10 (10.87%) Teradata
21 9 (9.78%) Use Case

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) SAN
1 1 (1.09%) HTTP
1 1 (1.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 45 (48.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 40 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (35.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (32.61%) Oracle Database
7 23 (25.00%) OLTP
8 20 (21.74%) DTS
9 11 (11.96%) MySQL
10 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (4.35%) OLAP
12 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
14 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Billing
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) Middleware
1 1 (1.09%) .NET
1 1 (1.09%) COM
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Clustering
2 7 (7.61%) Replication
3 2 (2.17%) AS400
4 1 (1.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.09%) AIX
4 1 (1.09%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (31.52%) ETL
3 18 (19.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 14 (15.22%) Mentoring
5 13 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.96%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (9.78%) Use Case
8 9 (9.78%) Line Management
9 5 (5.43%) ERP
9 5 (5.43%) Database Tuning
10 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.26%) ITIL
11 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.26%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.17%) Database Mirroring
12 2 (2.17%) Security Management
13 1 (1.09%) Risk Management
13 1 (1.09%) Project Management
13 1 (1.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (83.70%) SQL
2 38 (41.30%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.35%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
2 33 (35.87%) Oracle
3 19 (20.65%) Cognos
4 10 (10.87%) Teradata
5 3 (3.26%) Apple
5 3 (3.26%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (1.09%) VMware
7 1 (1.09%) Informatica
7 1 (1.09%) Veritas
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
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: 5 days ago
South Wales
Insource
Posted: 19 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago