The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was - in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 85 86
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.53% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.54% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Median salary - £23,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -40.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 705 1119 1186
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.65% 98.16% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2077 3437 3833
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,347
10% offered a salary of more than £54,080 £56,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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