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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 89 103 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.44% 0.087% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.092% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
1100 1086 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.09% 94.68% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 966 986 816
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 19 December 2014. 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 +8 5 £33,750 -15.62% 1
SQL Server DBA
Wales

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) ETL
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Clustering
6 3 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Cognos
6 3 (30.00%) DTS
6 3 (30.00%) OLTP
7 2 (20.00%) CRM
8 1 (10.00%) Data Security
8 1 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
8 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (30.00%) DTS
4 3 (30.00%) OLTP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects