The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 88 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.59% 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
SQL Server 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
1171 1170 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.57% 96.77% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1021 822
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in South Wales

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in South Wales

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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 - 5 £42,500 -
Bridgend - 2 £23,000 -
SQL Server DBA
Wales

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (81.82%) Complex ETL
2 9 (81.82%) Mathematics
2 9 (81.82%) Advertising
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) C
2 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Data Modelling
2 9 (81.82%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) CGI
3 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (81.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (81.82%) Complex ETL
2 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 9 (81.82%) Data Modelling
2 9 (81.82%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy