The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Database Administrator
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 65 69 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.18% 0.72% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.73% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 24
Median salary £29,000 £33,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.07% -20.58%  
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 546 683 630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.56% 97.99% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 494 547 552
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 29 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Infor
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) OLTP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Infor
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft