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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 66 91 87
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 28 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.35% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 1
Average salary £43,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
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
1139 982 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.71% 97.23% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 998 829 927
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Cardiff - 25 £45,000 - 4
Newport - 3 £32,000 -
SQL DBA
Wales

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 55 (96.49%) SQL
2 52 (91.23%) SQL Server
3 44 (77.19%) Microsoft
4 38 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (59.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (52.63%) T-SQL
7 30 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (49.12%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (45.61%) ETL
10 26 (45.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (38.60%) Finance
12 21 (36.84%) OLTP
13 19 (33.33%) DTS
14 18 (31.58%) Cognos
15 16 (28.07%) Kimball Methodology
16 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
16 12 (21.05%) Oracle
17 11 (19.30%) MySQL
17 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
18 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
19 9 (15.79%) Use Case
20 7 (12.28%) Degree
20 7 (12.28%) Performance Monitoring
20 7 (12.28%) Line Management
21 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 5 (8.77%) Windows
22 4 (7.02%) Clustering
22 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (91.23%) SQL Server
2 38 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (59.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (45.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (36.84%) OLTP
9 19 (33.33%) DTS
10 11 (19.30%) MySQL
11 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
12 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (1.75%) OLAP
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) Replication
2 1 (1.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (45.61%) ETL
3 16 (28.07%) Kimball Methodology
4 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 9 (15.79%) Use Case
6 7 (12.28%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (12.28%) Line Management
7 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) Database Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.75%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) ERP
8 1 (1.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) SQL
2 30 (52.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) Cognos
3 12 (21.05%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Red Gate
4 2 (3.51%) Apple
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: Not specified
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago