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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 62 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 36 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.00% 0.20% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 0.21% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 2 14
Average salary £42,500 £33,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.81% -16.87%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1146 975 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.50% 96.92% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 814 926
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 24 April 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 - 28 £43,500 - 4
Newport - 4 £33,000 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £29,051 -
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £40,000 -
DBA
Wales

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 74 (81.32%) SQL
2 60 (65.93%) SQL Server
3 50 (54.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
4 42 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 41 (45.05%) T-SQL
6 40 (43.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (38.46%) Oracle
7 35 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (37.36%) ETL
8 34 (37.36%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (36.26%) Oracle Database
10 28 (30.77%) OLTP
11 26 (28.57%) Finance
12 23 (25.27%) DTS
13 22 (24.18%) Cognos
14 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
15 15 (16.48%) Clustering
15 15 (16.48%) Kimball Methodology
16 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
17 13 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (12.09%) MySQL
20 10 (10.99%) Windows
20 10 (10.99%) Teradata
20 10 (10.99%) Use Case
21 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database 11g
21 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2000

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.30%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (65.93%) SQL Server
2 50 (54.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (43.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (36.26%) Oracle Database
7 28 (30.77%) OLTP
8 23 (25.27%) DTS
9 11 (12.09%) MySQL
10 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (2.20%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (2.20%) OLAP
14 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
14 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Billing
3 6 (6.59%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) .NET
1 1 (1.10%) COM
1 1 (1.10%) Middleware
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Clustering
2 6 (6.59%) Replication
3 2 (2.20%) AS400
4 1 (1.10%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) UNIX
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) ETL
1 34 (37.36%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (16.48%) Kimball Methodology
3 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 13 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.99%) Use Case
7 7 (7.69%) ERP
7 7 (7.69%) Project Management
8 4 (4.40%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.40%) Database Tuning
9 3 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.30%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.30%) Line Management
10 2 (2.20%) Security Management
10 2 (2.20%) ITIL
11 1 (1.10%) Release Management
11 1 (1.10%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 74 (81.32%) SQL
2 41 (45.05%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.46%) Oracle
3 22 (24.18%) Cognos
4 10 (10.99%) Teradata
5 3 (3.30%) Apple
6 2 (2.20%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.10%) Remedy
7 1 (1.10%) VMware
7 1 (1.10%) Informatica
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40k plus great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago