The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 72 63 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 26 41 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.02% 3.05% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 3.16% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 6
Median salary £41,250 £40,625 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +19.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £33,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1267 1299 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.29% 96.58% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1106 1105
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 24 May 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Wales

DBA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 26 £41,250 -1.49% 1
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 41 (89.13%) SQL
2 31 (67.39%) Performance Tuning
3 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
4 24 (52.17%) Windows
5 22 (47.83%) Oracle
6 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database
6 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (39.13%) ITIL
8 17 (36.96%) High Availability
9 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
9 16 (34.78%) DV Cleared
9 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
10 15 (32.61%) Oracle9i Database
10 15 (32.61%) SLA
10 15 (32.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (30.43%) Remedy
11 14 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
12 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
12 13 (28.26%) ETL
12 13 (28.26%) Unix
12 13 (28.26%) PL/SQL
13 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
13 11 (23.91%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (21.74%) CGI
14 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database
2 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 15 (32.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (32.61%) Oracle9i Database
5 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (15.22%) MySQL
9 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (6.52%) Data Mining
12 2 (4.35%) DB2
13 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (2.17%) PowerPivot
13 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
13 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.57%) Advertising
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) CGI
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (2.17%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
2 7 (15.22%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Fintech
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Unix
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (39.13%) ITIL
3 17 (36.96%) High Availability
4 14 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
5 13 (28.26%) ETL
6 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
7 9 (19.57%) Complex ETL
7 9 (19.57%) Database Tuning
8 8 (17.39%) ITSM
9 5 (10.87%) Database Mirroring
10 4 (8.70%) Change Management
10 4 (8.70%) Migration
11 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
11 3 (6.52%) Strategic Planning
12 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (4.35%) Line Management
12 2 (4.35%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) PL/SQL
2 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
3 9 (19.57%) C
4 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.52%) Korn
6 3 (6.52%) Python
6 3 (6.52%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) DV Cleared
1 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.35%) OCP
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (32.61%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (17.39%) Data Guard
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle Flashback
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle
2 14 (30.43%) Remedy
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.52%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) NetApp
5 1 (2.17%) Percona
5 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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