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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 75 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 22 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.68% 1.88% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.96% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 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 £34,100 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £42,500 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
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
1259 1226 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.40% 96.08% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1092 887
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 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
South Wales 0 19 £40,000 +6.66% 2
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database
4 12 (38.71%) T-SQL
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle
4 12 (38.71%) Replication
5 11 (35.48%) Clustering
6 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
6 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (19.35%) Database Tuning
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (19.35%) UNIX
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
10 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
11 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
11 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 4 (12.90%) Shell Script

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Lawson
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database
3 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
3 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (9.68%) MySQL
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.23%) OLTP
9 1 (3.23%) OLAP
General
1 3 (9.68%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Replication
2 11 (35.48%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (19.35%) Database Tuning
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) Logistics
6 1 (3.23%) Business Development
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Remedy
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 24 days ago