The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was - in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 91 96
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.66% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 6
Median salary - £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.08% +4.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 840 1220 1143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.56% 98.23% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 731 1038 1003
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA 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 in South Wales.

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in South Wales

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, SQL Server 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 South Wales region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft