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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 46 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 56 0 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.75% - 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% - 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53 0 37
Average salary £38,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
1152 835 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.63% 93.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 737 793
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 - 45 £39,750 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 5 £29,051 -
Newport - 3 £42,500 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £34,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £37,500 - 1
DBA
Wales

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 65 (83.33%) SQL
2 53 (67.95%) SQL Server
3 45 (57.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (55.13%) Microsoft
5 36 (46.15%) T-SQL
6 33 (42.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (39.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (35.90%) Oracle Database
8 28 (35.90%) Oracle
8 28 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (34.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (33.33%) ETL
11 22 (28.21%) OLTP
12 19 (24.36%) Clustering
13 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
14 17 (21.79%) Cognos
14 17 (21.79%) DTS
15 13 (16.67%) Finance
15 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
16 12 (15.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (15.38%) Windows
17 11 (14.10%) Project Management
18 10 (12.82%) MySQL
18 10 (12.82%) Banking
18 10 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
19 9 (11.54%) Use Case
19 9 (11.54%) Teradata

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (67.95%) SQL Server
2 45 (57.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (42.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (39.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (35.90%) Oracle Database
5 28 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (34.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (28.21%) OLTP
8 17 (21.79%) DTS
9 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (12.82%) MySQL
11 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (2.56%) OLAP
14 2 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
15 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Billing
4 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) Middleware
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.85%) COM
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Clustering
2 7 (8.97%) Replication
3 1 (1.28%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) CentOS
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) AIX
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (33.33%) ETL
3 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 11 (14.10%) Project Management
5 10 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (11.54%) Use Case
7 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.69%) ERP
8 6 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (5.13%) Database Tuning
10 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.56%) Migration
11 2 (2.56%) CRM
11 2 (2.56%) Data Migration
12 1 (1.28%) Data Analytics
12 1 (1.28%) Analytics
12 1 (1.28%) Data Transformation
12 1 (1.28%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.28%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (83.33%) SQL
2 36 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
5 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.56%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 43 (55.13%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.90%) Oracle
3 17 (21.79%) Cognos
4 9 (11.54%) Teradata
5 2 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.28%) Informatica
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £26K
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago