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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 68 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 20 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.84% 2.05% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.13% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 23
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £44,500 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
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
1047 1078 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.32% 95.91% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 947 957 778
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Newport +10 2 £42,000 +21.73% 1
Torfaen - 2 £46,000 -
DBA
Wales

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
3 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) Replication
4 12 (46.15%) Oracle
4 12 (46.15%) Oracle Database
4 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
6 10 (38.46%) Clustering
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) Database Tuning
9 6 (23.08%) UNIX
9 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
10 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
11 4 (15.38%) Middleware

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (11.54%) MySQL
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (3.85%) OLAP
10 1 (3.85%) OLTP
10 1 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Replication
2 10 (38.46%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (23.08%) Database Tuning
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
3 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) Veritas
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago