The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 114 110 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.59% 16.59% 12.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 57.59% 48.54%
Number of salaries quoted 94 102 50
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
190 191 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.66% 28.81% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 160 172 97
Average salary £35,500 £37,000 £36,391
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.05% +1.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

1 146 (61.09%) SQL
2 129 (53.97%) .NET
3 107 (44.77%) MVC
4 105 (43.93%) C#
5 98 (41.00%) ASP.NET
6 96 (40.17%) Microsoft
7 90 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (37.66%) HTML
8 87 (36.40%) CSS
9 81 (33.89%) MS Excel
10 73 (30.54%) JavaScript
11 64 (26.78%) jQuery
12 59 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (21.76%) CSS3
14 48 (20.08%) Scrum
15 46 (19.25%) Oracle
16 45 (18.83%) Degree
17 42 (17.57%) Web Services
18 41 (17.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 39 (16.32%) HTML5
20 38 (15.90%) Visual Studio
21 36 (15.06%) T-SQL
22 34 (14.23%) Finance
22 34 (14.23%) SQL Server 2008
22 34 (14.23%) WCF
23 33 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
24 30 (12.55%) SQL Server 2014
25 27 (11.30%) Java
26 26 (10.88%) SDLC
27 25 (10.46%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 12 (5.02%) Node.js
2 9 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.35%) IIS
4 6 (2.51%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.51%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.09%) CMS
6 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.26%) Apache
7 3 (1.26%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) Drupal
9 1 (0.42%) JBoss
9 1 (0.42%) Lync
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 81 (33.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.35%) MS Office
3 5 (2.09%) Fireworks
3 5 (2.09%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.51%) Internet
2 5 (2.09%) HTTP
3 3 (1.26%) SAN
3 3 (1.26%) WAN
4 2 (0.84%) Firewall
4 2 (0.84%) LAN
4 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.84%) VoIP
5 1 (0.42%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.42%) DNS
5 1 (0.42%) IPsec
5 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.42%) LDAP
5 1 (0.42%) MPLS
5 1 (0.42%) SSL
5 1 (0.42%) VLAN
5 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (14.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (12.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 25 (10.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (10.04%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (8.79%) Relational Database
7 19 (7.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (6.69%) DB2
8 16 (6.69%) MySQL
9 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (3.77%) MongoDB
11 9 (3.77%) OLAP
12 8 (3.35%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.93%) NoSQL
13 7 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.93%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (2.09%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 38 (15.90%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.44%) SoapUI
4 12 (5.02%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.02%) JUnit
4 12 (5.02%) Subversion
5 5 (2.09%) Selenium
6 4 (1.67%) JMeter
7 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.26%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.42%) GitLab
9 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (14.23%) Finance
2 19 (7.95%) Advertising
3 14 (5.86%) Games
4 11 (4.60%) Marketing
5 8 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.93%) Law
7 6 (2.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 179 (74.90%) Developer
2 94 (39.33%) .NET Developer
3 39 (16.32%) Senior Developer
4 37 (15.48%) Analyst
5 34 (14.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (14.23%) C# Developer
6 29 (12.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 23 (9.62%) SQL Developer
8 21 (8.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 17 (7.11%) Lead Developer
9 17 (7.11%) Software Developer
10 15 (6.28%) .NET Software Developer
10 15 (6.28%) DBA
10 15 (6.28%) Lead .NET Developer
11 14 (5.86%) C# Software Developer
11 14 (5.86%) Java Developer
12 13 (5.44%) Junior
12 13 (5.44%) SQL Analyst
13 12 (5.02%) Junior Developer
13 12 (5.02%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (53.97%) .NET
2 98 (41.00%) ASP.NET
3 90 (37.66%) HTML
4 87 (36.40%) CSS
5 64 (26.78%) jQuery
6 59 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (21.76%) CSS3
8 42 (17.57%) Web Services
9 39 (16.32%) HTML5
10 34 (14.23%) WCF
11 25 (10.46%) SOAP
12 24 (10.04%) AngularJS
13 22 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (6.69%) XML
15 14 (5.86%) Hibernate
15 14 (5.86%) Spring
16 13 (5.44%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 9 (3.77%) REST
19 7 (2.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.93%) BBC
2 7 (2.93%) Social Media
3 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.09%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.67%) Clustering
5 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.26%) Fintech
6 3 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.84%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.04%) Windows
2 15 (6.28%) Linux
3 11 (4.60%) Unix
4 9 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.84%) AIX
9 2 (0.84%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) CentOS
10 1 (0.42%) HPUX
10 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (44.77%) MVC
2 90 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (20.08%) Scrum
4 33 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (10.88%) SDLC
6 23 (9.62%) Software Engineering
7 22 (9.21%) TDD
8 20 (8.37%) Mentoring
9 17 (7.11%) OO
10 15 (6.28%) Web Development
11 13 (5.44%) ETL
12 12 (5.02%) BDD
12 12 (5.02%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.02%) ITIL
12 12 (5.02%) Test Planning
12 12 (5.02%) Time Management
12 12 (5.02%) Web Application Development
13 11 (4.60%) People Management
13 11 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (4.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 146 (61.09%) SQL
2 105 (43.93%) C#
3 73 (30.54%) JavaScript
4 36 (15.06%) T-SQL
5 27 (11.30%) Java
6 25 (10.46%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.93%) C++
7 7 (2.93%) Ruby
8 6 (2.51%) VB
9 5 (2.09%) PHP
10 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.67%) Python
11 3 (1.26%) C
11 3 (1.26%) Korn
12 2 (0.84%) VBA
13 1 (0.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (18.83%) Degree
2 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.67%) ISEB
4 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.84%) MCSE
5 2 (0.84%) MCTS
6 1 (0.42%) CCNP
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.04%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.84%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Ceph
5 1 (0.42%) Docker
5 1 (0.42%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.42%) iptables
5 1 (0.42%) LXC
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.42%) NFS
5 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) WSUS
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) CFEngine
2 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.42%) Nagios
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Salt
2 1 (0.42%) SELinux
2 1 (0.42%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 96 (40.17%) Microsoft
2 46 (19.25%) Oracle
3 8 (3.35%) Cisco
4 7 (2.93%) Apple
4 7 (2.93%) Facebook
4 7 (2.93%) Google
4 7 (2.93%) SAP
4 7 (2.93%) Sony
4 7 (2.93%) VMware
4 7 (2.93%) Yahoo!
5 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.67%) IBM
6 4 (1.67%) Sybase
7 3 (1.26%) Citrix
7 3 (1.26%) NetApp
7 3 (1.26%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.84%) Avaya
9 1 (0.42%) HP
9 1 (0.42%) Juniper
9 1 (0.42%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Langley James
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Oho Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexitime
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps IT
Salary: Up tp £30k p.a. plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago