Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 138 143
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DBA 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.19% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £31,525
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +58.60% -21.19%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,125 £28,087
90th Percentile £44,100 £58,000 £41,425
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £31,525
% change year-on-year -20.00% +58.60% +2.85%

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 1556 2315 2362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.49% 98.34% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 2015 2023
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,779
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.96% +5.08%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

Senior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +20 3 £40,000 -15.79%
Senior DBA
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

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 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware