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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 49 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 18 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.70% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +4.37%
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
641 582 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.25% 97.82% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 548 473 539
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (95.56%) SQL
2 42 (93.33%) SQL Server
3 40 (88.89%) Microsoft
4 36 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (68.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (64.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (62.22%) T-SQL
8 27 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (57.78%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (57.78%) ETL
9 26 (57.78%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (46.67%) OLTP
10 21 (46.67%) Finance
11 20 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (40.00%) DTS
13 17 (37.78%) Cognos
14 14 (31.11%) Kimball Methodology
15 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
16 9 (20.00%) MySQL
16 9 (20.00%) Oracle
16 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
16 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
16 9 (20.00%) Use Case
17 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
17 4 (8.89%) Clustering
18 3 (6.67%) Database Tuning
18 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
18 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
18 3 (6.67%) Degree

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 36 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (68.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (64.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (57.78%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (46.67%) OLTP
8 20 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (40.00%) DTS
10 9 (20.00%) MySQL
10 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) ETL
1 26 (57.78%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (31.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 9 (20.00%) Use Case
3 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) Line Management
4 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Database Tuning
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) SQL
2 28 (62.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MCDBA
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) Cognos
3 9 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Apple
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40k plus great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago