The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Senior Database Administrator
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 90 94
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.36% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +47.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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 810 1168 1160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.89% 98.57% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 702 1001 1014
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DBA in South Wales

Senior DBA
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Senior DBA in South Wales

Senior 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 Senior DBA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +4 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Senior DBA
Wales

Senior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Senior 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 Senior DBA in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE

Senior DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) OLTP
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) VMware