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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 70 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.20% 0.92% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.95% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%
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
821 630 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.21% 96.92% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 693 564 457
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (94.74%) SQL
3 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
3 25 (65.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (63.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (60.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (60.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
7 21 (55.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (42.11%) ETL
10 16 (42.11%) Finance
11 15 (39.47%) OLTP
11 15 (39.47%) DTS
12 14 (36.84%) Cognos
12 14 (36.84%) Kimball Methodology
13 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
14 10 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
15 9 (23.68%) Line Management
15 9 (23.68%) Degree
16 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (7.89%) Replication
17 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
17 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
17 3 (7.89%) Windows
18 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
18 2 (5.26%) Sage
18 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
18 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (65.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (63.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (60.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (60.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (55.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (39.47%) DTS
7 15 (39.47%) OLTP
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (5.26%) OLAP
9 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Replication
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (42.11%) ETL
3 14 (36.84%) Kimball Methodology
4 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
5 10 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (23.68%) Line Management
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.63%) Web Development
8 1 (2.63%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) SQL
2 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) Cognos
3 2 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 25 days ago