Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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

Senior Database Administrator
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 92 107
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.57% 0.29% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.29% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Cardiff median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £51,000 £37,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £44,100 £48,750
South Wales median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +63.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 856 1,022 1,349
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.72% 98.65% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 758 912 1,131
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,125 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% +1.35%

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Senior DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DBA in Cardiff

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Senior DBA in Cardiff

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, Senior DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Senior DBA in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Teradata
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) GDPR

Senior DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 5 (100.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Teradata