Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 156 143
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.048% 0.076% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.079% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Wales median annual salary £27,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.29% +6.25% +15.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £41,250 £34,375
90th Percentile £28,750 £43,750 £45,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2021 2535 2678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.57% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 2197 2258
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,451 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Wales

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Wales

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server DBA
UK

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wales region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL