The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 81 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 21 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.56% 2.34% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 2.43% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 32
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 £28,804 £29,895 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1301 1233 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.66% 96.03% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1094 841
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -19 17 £40,000 +6.66% 6
West Wales - 1 £22,500 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Replication
3 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
4 10 (38.46%) Clustering
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle
5 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
6 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (23.08%) Database Tuning
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (15.38%) SLA
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) UNIX
9 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (11.54%) MySQL
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (3.85%) OLAP
9 1 (3.85%) OLTP
9 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Replication
2 10 (38.46%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (23.08%) Database Tuning
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Business Development
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago