The median annual salary for a DBA was £41,291 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 62 67 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -38  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 6 10 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.07% 1.43% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.46% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 39
Median salary £41,291 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.10% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £29,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 554 686 628
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.58% 98.00% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 502 549 549
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +1.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Cardiff

DBA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA in Cardiff.

Salary trend for DBA in Cardiff

DBA
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Cardiff

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Cardiff region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (16.67%) OLTP
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (16.67%) Data Mart

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (8.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mart
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) OLTP
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Infor
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Companies House
Salary: From £28,567 to £33,135 per annum Generous pension scheme, 30 days A/L
Posted: 3 days ago