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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 69 79 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 30 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.38% 1.48% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.54% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 29
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £29,790
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,800 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +8.43%
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
1227 1104 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.38% 96.42% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 989 961
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 -5 19 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Newport -9 3 £44,500 +5.95%
Bridgend - 3 £35,000 - 1
Caerphilly - 3 £38,500 -
DBA
Wales

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 61 (88.41%) SQL Server
2 60 (86.96%) SQL
3 38 (55.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (53.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (50.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (50.72%) T-SQL
6 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
6 34 (49.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (33.33%) Finance
11 21 (30.43%) ETL
12 18 (26.09%) DTS
12 18 (26.09%) OLTP
13 17 (24.64%) Cognos
13 17 (24.64%) Windows
13 17 (24.64%) Kimball Methodology
14 16 (23.19%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (23.19%) Oracle
15 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database
16 12 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
17 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
17 11 (15.94%) Replication
17 11 (15.94%) Clustering
18 9 (13.04%) ITIL
18 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
18 9 (13.04%) Line Management
18 9 (13.04%) Degree
18 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.45%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) SAN
2 1 (1.45%) Skype
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (88.41%) SQL Server
2 38 (55.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (53.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (50.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (49.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (26.09%) DTS
8 18 (26.09%) OLTP
9 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database
10 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (4.35%) MySQL
14 2 (2.90%) OLAP
15 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
15 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Flash
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Replication
1 11 (15.94%) Clustering
2 1 (1.45%) Statistics
2 1 (1.45%) Xbox
2 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.45%) DTV
2 1 (1.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.90%) UNIX
5 2 (2.90%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (30.43%) ETL
3 17 (24.64%) Kimball Methodology
4 16 (23.19%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
7 9 (13.04%) Line Management
7 9 (13.04%) ITIL
8 5 (7.25%) Database Tuning
9 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
11 2 (2.90%) Change Control
12 1 (1.45%) Security Management
12 1 (1.45%) Scrum
12 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
12 1 (1.45%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.45%) Web Development
12 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (86.96%) SQL
2 35 (50.72%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) MCDBA
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.90%) MCTS
6 2 (2.90%) MCITP
7 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.64%) Cognos
3 16 (23.19%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.90%) Remedy
5 2 (2.90%) NetApp
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) Sage
6 1 (1.45%) Teradata
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 12 days ago