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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 63 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 41 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.98% 0.41% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 0.42% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 15
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%
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
1317 1187 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.64% 96.82% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 998 1094
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 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +25 39 £43,000 +26.47% 7
North Wales - 2 £40,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 86 (83.50%) SQL
2 71 (68.93%) SQL Server
3 59 (57.28%) Microsoft
4 53 (51.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (48.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 46 (44.66%) T-SQL
7 45 (43.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (36.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (36.89%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (35.92%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (35.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (34.95%) Oracle
11 35 (33.98%) ETL
12 34 (33.01%) Oracle Database
13 30 (29.13%) OLTP
14 28 (27.18%) Finance
15 24 (23.30%) DTS
16 23 (22.33%) Cognos
17 20 (19.42%) MS Excel
18 17 (16.50%) Mentoring
18 17 (16.50%) Kimball Methodology
19 16 (15.53%) Clustering
20 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (11.65%) Performance Tuning
20 12 (11.65%) Windows
20 12 (11.65%) MySQL
21 10 (9.71%) Use Case
21 10 (9.71%) Teradata
22 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database 11g
23 8 (7.77%) Degree

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (3.88%) Apache
1 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 20 (19.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.97%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) SAN
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (68.93%) SQL Server
2 53 (51.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (48.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 45 (43.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (36.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (36.89%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (35.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (33.01%) Oracle Database
8 30 (29.13%) OLTP
9 24 (23.30%) DTS
10 12 (11.65%) MySQL
11 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (2.91%) OLAP
16 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (1.94%) Oracle OLAP
17 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
General
1 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Billing
3 5 (4.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) WPF
3 1 (0.97%) Middleware
3 1 (0.97%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.97%) COM
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Clustering
2 5 (4.85%) Replication
3 2 (1.94%) AS400
4 1 (0.97%) Open Source
4 1 (0.97%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) UNIX
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.94%) Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.97%) AIX
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) CentOS
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.92%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (33.98%) ETL
3 17 (16.50%) Mentoring
3 17 (16.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.65%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (9.71%) Use Case
6 8 (7.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (7.77%) ERP
7 7 (6.80%) Line Management
8 6 (5.83%) Project Management
9 4 (3.88%) Database Tuning
9 4 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.91%) Waterfall
11 2 (1.94%) Migration
11 2 (1.94%) Web Development
11 2 (1.94%) ITIL
11 2 (1.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (83.50%) SQL
2 46 (44.66%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.88%) PHP
3 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.91%) VB
4 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.91%) VB6
5 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.97%) C
6 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.88%) MCDBA
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.97%) MCSA
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 59 (57.28%) Microsoft
2 36 (34.95%) Oracle
3 23 (22.33%) Cognos
4 10 (9.71%) Teradata
5 3 (2.91%) Apple
6 2 (1.94%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.97%) Remedy
7 1 (0.97%) Informatica
7 1 (0.97%) Veritas
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.97%) Sage
7 1 (0.97%) Vertica
7 1 (0.97%) VMware
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