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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 62 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.07% 0.52% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.54% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
637 553 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.55% 96.34% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 568 463 304
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Data Security
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft