The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 78 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 17 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.49% 2.48% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.58% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 32
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,685 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £48,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1102 1084 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.41% 96.10% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 987 959 730
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
Wales

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -4 10 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Newport -1 2 £42,000 +40.11%
Torfaen - 2 £46,000 -
DBA
Wales

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Replication
2 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (45.45%) Clustering
3 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (27.27%) Database Tuning
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (18.18%) SLA
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (18.18%) Remedy
8 4 (18.18%) UNIX
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (13.64%) MySQL
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (4.55%) OLAP
9 1 (4.55%) OLTP
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (13.64%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Replication
2 10 (45.45%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (27.27%) Database Tuning
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Logistics
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Data Guard
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Remedy
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago