The median annual salary for a DBA was £40,082 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
Rank 81 72 50
Rank change year-on-year -9 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 7 27 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.80% 2.18% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 2.22% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 46
Median salary £40,082 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.68% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £33,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £51,000 £49,000
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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 855 1215 1135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.60% 98.22% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1032 995
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in South Wales

DBA
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for DBA in South Wales

DBA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

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

Salary histogram for DBA in South Wales

DBA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +5 6 £41,291 +10.10% 3
Caerphilly - 1 £31,000 -
DBA
Wales

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) Oracle
2 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Puppet
5 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
5 8 (34.78%) RDBMS
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
7 6 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
7 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
7 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Clustering
8 5 (21.74%) Open Source
9 4 (17.39%) Neo4j
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (17.39%) Replication
9 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
9 4 (17.39%) Perl
9 4 (17.39%) MySQL

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database
2 8 (34.78%) RDBMS
2 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
4 6 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
4 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) MySQL
6 4 (17.39%) Neo4j
6 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
7 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.70%) OLTP
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
1 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Digital TV
4 1 (4.35%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.70%) CentOS
5 2 (8.70%) Debian
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PL/SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Infor
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Companies House
Salary: From £28,567 to £33,135 per annum Generous pension scheme, 30 days A/L
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, South Wales
SAS International Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago