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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 52 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 58 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.20% - 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% - 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 55 0 20
Average salary £41,000 - £37,250
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £32,225
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £41,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1330 942 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.38% 94.29% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 791 958
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
South Wales - 54 £42,500 - 3
North Wales - 4 £40,000 - 1
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 76 (85.39%) SQL
2 60 (67.42%) SQL Server
3 53 (59.55%) Microsoft
3 53 (59.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (49.44%) T-SQL
5 43 (48.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (41.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (38.20%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (38.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (35.96%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (35.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (34.83%) ETL
10 29 (32.58%) Oracle
10 29 (32.58%) Oracle Database
11 27 (30.34%) OLTP
12 23 (25.84%) Clustering
13 22 (24.72%) MS Excel
14 21 (23.60%) DTS
14 21 (23.60%) Cognos
15 19 (21.35%) Finance
16 13 (14.61%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
17 12 (13.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 12 (13.48%) SQL Server 2000
18 11 (12.36%) MySQL
18 11 (12.36%) Project Management
19 10 (11.24%) Banking
19 10 (11.24%) Windows
19 10 (11.24%) Kimball Methodology
20 9 (10.11%) Replication

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (3.37%) Apache
1 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) SAN
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (67.42%) SQL Server
2 53 (59.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (48.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (41.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (38.20%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (38.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (35.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (32.58%) Oracle Database
8 27 (30.34%) OLTP
9 21 (23.60%) DTS
10 12 (13.48%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (12.36%) MySQL
12 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (2.25%) OLAP
15 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (2.25%) Oracle OLAP
15 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Billing
4 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) .NET
2 3 (3.37%) COM
3 2 (2.25%) WPF
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.12%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Clustering
2 9 (10.11%) Replication
3 1 (1.12%) AS400
3 1 (1.12%) Open Source
3 1 (1.12%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) UNIX
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) CentOS
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) AIX
4 1 (1.12%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (34.83%) ETL
3 13 (14.61%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
4 11 (12.36%) Project Management
5 10 (11.24%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (10.11%) Use Case
7 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.99%) ERP
8 4 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.49%) Database Tuning
9 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.37%) Migration
10 2 (2.25%) Security Management
10 2 (2.25%) ITIL
10 2 (2.25%) CRM
10 2 (2.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.25%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.12%) Data Analytics
11 1 (1.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (85.39%) SQL
2 44 (49.44%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.37%) PHP
3 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.25%) VB
4 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.25%) VB6
5 1 (1.12%) VBScript
5 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.37%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.25%) VCP4
3 2 (2.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
1 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 53 (59.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.58%) Oracle
3 21 (23.60%) Cognos
4 9 (10.11%) Teradata
5 3 (3.37%) Apple
6 1 (1.12%) Sage
6 1 (1.12%) Remedy
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Informatica
6 1 (1.12%) Veritas
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) Vertica
6 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
Rhyl, Clwyd
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago