The median annual salary for a DBA was £40,082 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
UK / Wales
Rank 92 74 51
Rank change year-on-year -18 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 7 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.64% 2.08% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 2.11% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 50
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 £33,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £51,250 £48,200
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 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 1048 1372 1288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.50% 98.21% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1158 1107
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
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 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 23 March 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 23 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
South Wales -8 7 £40,082 -5.68% 5
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 24 (80.00%) Oracle
2 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) Linux
4 11 (36.67%) Puppet
4 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
5 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 10 (33.33%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 9 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 8 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
7 8 (26.67%) Hadoop
7 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (26.67%) Python
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) Open Source
9 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (20.00%) Neo4j
9 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) Perl
9 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (16.67%) Clustering
10 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (16.67%) Java
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (13.33%) OCP
11 4 (13.33%) Solaris

DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 9 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (26.67%) Hadoop
5 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 6 (20.00%) Neo4j
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.33%) MySQL
7 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (6.67%) Data Mart
8 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.67%) OLTP
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (6.67%) Advertising
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
1 2 (6.67%) JDBC
1 2 (6.67%) ODBC
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) Digital TV
3 3 (10.00%) iDTV
4 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) CentOS
5 2 (6.67%) Debian
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (23.33%) Open Source
4 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (13.33%) Database Tuning
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) ETL
7 3 (10.00%) High Availability
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) Microservices
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.33%) Database Security
9 1 (3.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.00%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (13.33%) OCP
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) OCA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Infor
4 1 (3.33%) Sun
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Companies House
Salary: From £28,567 to £33,135 per annum Generous pension scheme, 30 days A/L
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, South Wales
SAS International Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago