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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 66 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 23 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.09% 1.54% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.60% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 16
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,700 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
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
1066 1191 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.91% 96.67% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1064 909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +8 14 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Newport +25 8 £40,000 +23.26% 2
Torfaen - 1 £46,000 -
DBA
Wales

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 20 (50.00%) Windows
4 18 (45.00%) T-SQL
5 16 (40.00%) Clustering
6 15 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
7 14 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (35.00%) Replication
7 14 (35.00%) Oracle
8 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (17.50%) UNIX
15 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
15 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
15 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
16 5 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
16 5 (12.50%) OLTP
16 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
16 5 (12.50%) SAN
16 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
16 5 (12.50%) Middleware

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (12.50%) OLTP
11 4 (10.00%) DTS
11 4 (10.00%) MySQL
11 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (2.50%) OLAP
13 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Middleware
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.00%) COM
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Clustering
2 14 (35.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) UNIX
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
3 4 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (5.00%) Logistics
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) CRM
4 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Data Security
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Cognos
4 2 (5.00%) Veritas
4 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
Newport, Gwent
Connectus
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago