The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 87 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 11 33 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.94% 2.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 2.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 0
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SQL DBA
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1150 1194 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.04% 98.43% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1045 738
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the South Wales region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in South Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in South Wales

SQL DBA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +9 5 £42,500 -
Cardiff -27 5 £38,750 -1.89% 1
SQL DBA
Wales

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) ETL
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (25.00%) Complex ETL
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 5 (25.00%) C
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Advertising
7 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (20.00%) High Availability
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (15.00%) Line Management
9 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) DB2
6 2 (10.00%) MySQL
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Fintech
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) New Media
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (40.00%) ETL
3 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Complex ETL
4 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) High Availability
5 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.00%) Line Management
7 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Online Marketing
8 1 (5.00%) OpenUP
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) Korn
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Sage