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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 53 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 51 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.79% - 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% - 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 0 14
Average salary £42,500 - £40,000
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
1286 1083 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.61% 96.35% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 918 960
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
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 March 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 March 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 - 47 £42,500 - 7
North Wales - 4 £40,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 79 (85.87%) SQL
2 61 (66.30%) SQL Server
3 57 (61.96%) Microsoft
4 56 (60.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (53.26%) T-SQL
6 48 (52.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 42 (45.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (43.48%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (40.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 37 (40.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 36 (39.13%) ETL
12 31 (33.70%) OLTP
13 30 (32.61%) Oracle
13 30 (32.61%) Oracle Database
14 25 (27.17%) DTS
15 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
15 24 (26.09%) Cognos
15 24 (26.09%) Finance
15 24 (26.09%) Clustering
16 15 (16.30%) Mentoring
17 13 (14.13%) Kimball Methodology
17 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (13.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 11 (11.96%) Project Management
19 11 (11.96%) MySQL
20 10 (10.87%) Teradata
20 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
20 10 (10.87%) Banking

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.09%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (66.30%) SQL Server
2 56 (60.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (52.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 42 (45.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (43.48%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (40.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (40.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (33.70%) OLTP
8 30 (32.61%) Oracle Database
9 25 (27.17%) DTS
10 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (11.96%) MySQL
12 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (2.17%) OLAP
14 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Billing
4 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) WPF
3 2 (2.17%) COM
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.09%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) Clustering
2 8 (8.70%) Replication
3 2 (2.17%) AS400
4 1 (1.09%) Open Source
4 1 (1.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) CentOS
3 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (39.13%) ETL
3 15 (16.30%) Mentoring
4 13 (14.13%) Kimball Methodology
5 12 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (11.96%) Project Management
7 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.87%) Use Case
8 8 (8.70%) ERP
9 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.35%) Database Tuning
10 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.26%) Migration
10 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.17%) Security Management
11 2 (2.17%) ITIL
11 2 (2.17%) Data Migration
12 1 (1.09%) Release Management
12 1 (1.09%) Scrum
12 1 (1.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (85.87%) SQL
2 49 (53.26%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.35%) PHP
4 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.26%) VB
4 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.26%) VB6
5 1 (1.09%) C
5 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.26%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (61.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.61%) Oracle
3 24 (26.09%) Cognos
4 10 (10.87%) Teradata
5 3 (3.26%) Apple
6 1 (1.09%) Sage
6 1 (1.09%) Remedy
6 1 (1.09%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) Informatica
6 1 (1.09%) Veritas
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.09%) Vertica
6 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: Up to 40000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum To £60K + Shares + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago