The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 54 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 16 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.25% 2.46% 3.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.51% 8.37% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 24
Median salary £37,500 £43,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
SQL Server 2012
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 Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
188 239 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.44% 29.40% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 176 186 169
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cardiff region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (93.33%) SQL
3 22 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
8 16 (53.33%) ETL
9 13 (43.33%) OLAP
9 13 (43.33%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (30.00%) OLAP Cube
12 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (26.67%) Finance
13 8 (26.67%) MDX
14 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
16 5 (16.67%) Windows
16 5 (16.67%) Advertising
17 4 (13.33%) Legal
17 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
17 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
17 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
17 4 (13.33%) Practice Management
18 3 (10.00%) OLTP
18 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
18 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects

SQL Server 2012
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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (43.33%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (43.33%) OLAP
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (30.00%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (10.00%) OLTP
8 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.67%) MySQL
10 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (3.33%) QlikView
10 1 (3.33%) Riak
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Advertising
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (6.67%) Law
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Database Developer
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Database Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) DBA
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (16.67%) SSAS Developer
5 5 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Business Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Junior DBA
8 2 (6.67%) Junior SQL DBA
8 2 (6.67%) Junior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) MDX
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (53.33%) ETL
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Practice Management
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) High Availability
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Avaya
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Percona
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) RedGate
3 1 (3.33%) Verint