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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 69 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 5 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.72% 4.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 4.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 0
Average salary £38,750 £39,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
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
681 652 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.70% 97.60% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 557 567 333
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Fintech
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) DB2
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Line Management
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat