The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 93 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 12 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.89% 1.96% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 2.03% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 2
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
SQL DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1323 1332 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.44% 96.59% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1128 996
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 DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Wales

SQL DBA
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
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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
South Wales -6 12 £42,500 -2.29%
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) ETL
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
5 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) C
6 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 9 (42.86%) Advertising
6 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
6 9 (42.86%) Complex ETL
7 6 (28.57%) High Availability
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (19.05%) Clustering
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) SLA
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (9.52%) Fintech
11 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (9.52%) Remedy

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (9.52%) DB2
5 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (42.86%) Advertising
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Fintech
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (61.90%) ETL
3 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
4 9 (42.86%) Complex ETL
4 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 6 (28.57%) High Availability
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (9.52%) Line Management
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
8 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) C
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) Korn
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp