The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 53 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 27 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.44% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 1
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SQL DBA
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
758 657 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.68% 95.77% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 608 556 420
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Cardiff region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 48 (97.96%) SQL Server
2 47 (95.92%) SQL
3 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
3 36 (73.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (69.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (67.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (65.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (65.31%) T-SQL
7 29 (59.18%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (55.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (53.06%) ETL
11 24 (48.98%) Finance
12 22 (44.90%) OLTP
12 22 (44.90%) DTS
13 21 (42.86%) Cognos
13 21 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
14 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
15 10 (20.41%) Performance Monitoring
16 9 (18.37%) Line Management
16 9 (18.37%) Degree
17 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
19 3 (6.12%) Oracle
19 3 (6.12%) Windows
19 3 (6.12%) Replication
19 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
19 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
19 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
20 2 (4.08%) Database Tuning

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (97.96%) SQL Server
2 36 (73.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (69.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (67.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (65.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (55.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (44.90%) DTS
8 22 (44.90%) OLTP
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
11 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (4.08%) MySQL
11 2 (4.08%) OLAP
12 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
3 1 (2.04%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (53.06%) ETL
3 21 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
4 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
5 10 (20.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (18.37%) Line Management
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.08%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.08%) Use Case
9 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL
9 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.04%) Web Development
9 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.04%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) SQL
2 32 (65.31%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.86%) Cognos
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Apple