The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Database Administrator
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - 46
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 0 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.61% - 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% - 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 20
Median salary £40,000 - £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 480 676 735
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.36% 98.11% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 413 590 599
Median salary £40,000 £36,378 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.95% -2.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Cardiff

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Cardiff

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) Infor
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Infor