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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 43 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 27 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.06% - 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% - 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 15
Average salary £34,500 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
649 360 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.59% 91.60% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 576 322 386
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (100.00%) SQL
2 29 (87.88%) SQL Server
3 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
4 26 (78.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (57.58%) T-SQL
7 18 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (51.52%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (48.48%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (48.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (45.45%) ETL
11 12 (36.36%) OLTP
12 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
13 9 (27.27%) Cognos
13 9 (27.27%) DTS
13 9 (27.27%) MySQL
13 9 (27.27%) Oracle
13 9 (27.27%) Finance
13 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
13 9 (27.27%) Use Case
14 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (15.15%) Kimball Methodology
14 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
14 5 (15.15%) Windows
15 4 (12.12%) Clustering
15 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (12.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 3 (9.09%) Database Tuning

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (87.88%) SQL Server
2 26 (78.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (51.52%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (48.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (36.36%) OLTP
8 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (27.27%) DTS
9 9 (27.27%) MySQL
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
12 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (45.45%) ETL
3 9 (27.27%) Use Case
4 5 (15.15%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Database Tuning
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 1 (3.03%) Data Security
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Cognos
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.03%) Apple