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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 51 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 59 0 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.35% - 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% - 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56 0 40
Average salary £38,500 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
1320 980 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.42% 94.05% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 858 937
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 56 £38,500 - 2
North Wales - 3 £40,000 - 2
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (84.15%) SQL
2 56 (68.29%) SQL Server
3 47 (57.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
5 38 (46.34%) T-SQL
6 35 (42.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (35.37%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (34.15%) Oracle
9 28 (34.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (34.15%) Oracle Database
10 27 (32.93%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (31.71%) ETL
12 23 (28.05%) OLTP
13 20 (24.39%) Clustering
14 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
15 17 (20.73%) Cognos
15 17 (20.73%) DTS
16 13 (15.85%) Windows
16 13 (15.85%) Finance
16 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
17 12 (14.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2000
18 11 (13.41%) Project Management
18 11 (13.41%) MySQL
18 11 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
19 10 (12.20%) Banking
20 9 (10.98%) Teradata
20 9 (10.98%) Use Case

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
2 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 47 (57.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (42.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (35.37%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (34.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (34.15%) Oracle Database
7 23 (28.05%) OLTP
8 17 (20.73%) DTS
9 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (13.41%) MySQL
11 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (2.44%) OLAP
15 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
15 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Banking
3 8 (9.76%) Billing
4 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) Middleware
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.66%) COM
3 2 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Clustering
2 7 (8.54%) Replication
3 1 (1.22%) Open Source
3 1 (1.22%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) UNIX
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) CentOS
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.22%) AIX
4 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (31.71%) ETL
3 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
4 11 (13.41%) Project Management
4 11 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (10.98%) Use Case
6 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.54%) ERP
8 6 (7.32%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (4.88%) Database Tuning
10 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Migration
11 2 (2.44%) CRM
11 2 (2.44%) Data Migration
12 1 (1.22%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (1.22%) Data Analytics
12 1 (1.22%) Analytics
12 1 (1.22%) Data Transformation
12 1 (1.22%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (84.15%) SQL
2 38 (46.34%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.44%) VBScript
5 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) VB
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.44%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
2 28 (34.15%) Oracle
3 17 (20.73%) Cognos
4 9 (10.98%) Teradata
5 2 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (1.22%) Vertica
6 1 (1.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Sage
6 1 (1.22%) Remedy
6 1 (1.22%) Informatica
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
Rhyl, Clwyd
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Denbighshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago