The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 20.00% 12.00% 17.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 66.67% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 14
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £48,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £90,000 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Caerphilly region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
15 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 60.00% 18.00% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 15
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Caerphilly region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Caerphilly

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (87.50%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) MCTS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) Flash

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) MSTest
1 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (12.50%) Moq
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) Spring.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (12.50%) Ninject
2 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Social Network
3 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (87.50%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Facebook
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP