The median annual salary for a DBA was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Database Administrator
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 82 61
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 13 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.31% 1.29% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.33% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 32
Median salary £34,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,565 £23,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 969 1283 1362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.58% 97.72% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1091 1117
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Wales

DBA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for DBA in Wales

DBA
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Wales

DBA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
South Wales +7 9 £32,500 -23.52%
West Wales - 3 £40,000 - 1
Mid Wales - 1 £37,500 -
DBA
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (25.00%) Open Source
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) MySQL
10 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Solaris
10 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (20.00%) Degree
10 4 (20.00%) Replication
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (15.00%) DevOps
11 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (15.00%) MongoDB

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (25.00%) MySQL
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
8 2 (10.00%) Redis
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (5.00%) Actian
5 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.00%) Infor
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
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