The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 77 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 24 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.86% 1.74% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.80% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 16
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,200 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1249 1337 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.90% 96.74% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1195 1021
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DBA
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Wales region.

DBA Salary Trend in Wales

DBA
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Wales

DBA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the 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
South Wales +14 23 £37,500 +4.16% 5
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 34 (75.56%) SQL Server
2 28 (62.22%) SQL
3 23 (51.11%) Windows
4 19 (42.22%) T-SQL
5 17 (37.78%) Clustering
6 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
7 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (31.11%) Replication
7 14 (31.11%) Oracle
8 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (15.56%) UNIX
12 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (11.11%) OLTP
13 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
13 5 (11.11%) SAN
13 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
13 5 (11.11%) Middleware
13 5 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.67%) Lawson
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (75.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
4 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (11.11%) OLTP
10 4 (8.89%) DTS
10 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (8.89%) MySQL
11 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (2.22%) OLAP
General
1 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Middleware
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.44%) COM
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Clustering
2 14 (31.11%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.89%) Project Management
3 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.89%) Database Tuning
3 4 (8.89%) ETL
4 2 (4.44%) Logistics
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL
4 2 (4.44%) CRM
4 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Data Security
5 1 (2.22%) Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Business Development
5 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.22%) Analytics
5 1 (2.22%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Cognos
4 2 (4.44%) Veritas
4 2 (4.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
Newport, Gwent
Connectus
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago