The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 78 64 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 13 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.16% 2.69% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 2.75% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 17
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
1102 1199 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.04% 97.88% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1018 1009
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 10 £45,000 +3.44%
Bridgend -1 2 £23,000 -34.28%
DBA
Wales

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 31 (75.61%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) Oracle
2 24 (58.54%) Oracle Database
2 24 (58.54%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
4 22 (53.66%) Windows
5 19 (46.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (39.02%) ITIL
6 16 (39.02%) High Availability
7 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
7 15 (36.59%) DV Cleared
7 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
7 15 (36.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 15 (36.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 14 (34.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (34.15%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (31.71%) SLA
9 13 (31.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (31.71%) Remedy
10 12 (29.27%) Unix
11 10 (24.39%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
11 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
11 10 (24.39%) CGI
11 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (21.95%) Data Guard
12 9 (21.95%) ETL
13 8 (19.51%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (19.51%) ITSM
13 8 (19.51%) Database Tuning

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) Oracle Database
2 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
3 19 (46.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (36.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 15 (36.59%) Oracle9i Database
5 13 (31.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (14.63%) MySQL
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (4.88%) DB2
11 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
11 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
12 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
12 1 (2.44%) Riak
General
1 5 (12.20%) Advertising
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) CGI
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (2.44%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Fintech
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Unix
3 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (39.02%) High Availability
2 16 (39.02%) ITIL
3 14 (34.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (21.95%) ETL
5 8 (19.51%) Database Tuning
5 8 (19.51%) ITSM
6 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
7 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
8 5 (12.20%) Complex ETL
8 5 (12.20%) Database Mirroring
9 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.88%) Change Management
10 2 (4.88%) Line Management
10 2 (4.88%) Migration
11 1 (2.44%) Analytics
11 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
3 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.20%) C
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.88%) Korn
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) DV Cleared
1 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (21.95%) Data Guard
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Flashback
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Statspack
4 5 (12.20%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) Remedy
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Percona
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) VMware