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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 71 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 31 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.22% 1.86% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.92% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 25
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,362 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +1.19%
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
1365 1247 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.85% 96.44% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1089 1098
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 29 £40,500 +1.25% 6
West Wales - 1 £45,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 64 (87.67%) SQL
1 64 (87.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (49.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (46.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (43.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (42.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
5 31 (42.47%) T-SQL
6 27 (36.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (32.88%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (28.77%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (24.66%) Oracle
9 18 (24.66%) Finance
9 18 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (23.29%) ETL
10 17 (23.29%) Windows
11 16 (21.92%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (20.55%) OLTP
12 15 (20.55%) DTS
13 14 (19.18%) Cognos
13 14 (19.18%) Kimball Methodology
13 14 (19.18%) Mentoring
14 13 (17.81%) Clustering
15 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database
15 12 (16.44%) ITIL
16 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (12.33%) Degree
17 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
17 9 (12.33%) Replication
17 9 (12.33%) Line Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.37%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (87.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (49.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (46.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (43.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (42.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (36.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (28.77%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (20.55%) DTS
8 15 (20.55%) OLTP
9 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database
10 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (4.11%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (4.11%) MySQL
13 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (2.74%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (2.74%) OLAP
14 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
1 2 (2.74%) COM
1 2 (2.74%) Flash
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) WPF
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Clustering
2 9 (12.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.37%) DTV
4 1 (1.37%) AS400
4 1 (1.37%) Tandem
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) New Media
4 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.85%) UNIX
3 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.48%) Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (23.29%) ETL
4 16 (21.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (19.18%) Kimball Methodology
5 14 (19.18%) Mentoring
6 12 (16.44%) ITIL
7 9 (12.33%) Line Management
8 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.85%) Database Tuning
9 5 (6.85%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.11%) Load Testing
11 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.74%) Change Control
11 2 (2.74%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.74%) Coaching
12 1 (1.37%) Software License Management
12 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (87.67%) SQL
2 31 (42.47%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.37%) VB6
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) VB
5 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) MCTS
5 4 (5.48%) MCITP
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.74%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.37%) MCSA
8 1 (1.37%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.66%) Oracle
3 14 (19.18%) Cognos
4 3 (4.11%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) NetApp
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.74%) Sage
5 2 (2.74%) Remedy
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) Teradata
6 1 (1.37%) HP
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Competitive plus bonus, pension, study leave etc
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 24 days ago