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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 93 89 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.42% 15.45% 19.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.42% 61.81% 59.40%
Number of salaries quoted 85 81 73
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,170 £25,750 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
149 144 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.71% 25.00% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 140 123 122
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,075 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 119 (55.87%) SQL
2 115 (53.99%) Microsoft
3 89 (41.78%) .NET
4 80 (37.56%) T-SQL
5 74 (34.74%) ASP.NET
5 74 (34.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 69 (32.39%) HTML
7 60 (28.17%) C#
8 59 (27.70%) JavaScript
8 59 (27.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (27.23%) CSS
10 57 (26.76%) jQuery
11 55 (25.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 49 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (22.54%) Windows
14 42 (19.72%) MS Excel
14 42 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 39 (18.31%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (18.31%) MVC
16 37 (17.37%) Finance
17 36 (16.90%) XML
18 34 (15.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 32 (15.02%) OO
19 32 (15.02%) VB.NET
20 31 (14.55%) Java
20 31 (14.55%) ETL
21 30 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (13.62%) Web Services
23 28 (13.15%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (5.63%) IIS
1 12 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.76%) Node.js
2 8 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.29%) Confluence
3 7 (3.29%) FileNet
3 7 (3.29%) CMS
4 6 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.82%) LiveCycle
5 5 (2.35%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.41%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.41%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.94%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.47%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.88%) SaaS
3 3 (1.41%) Office 365
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.94%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.76%) DNS
2 8 (3.76%) SAN
3 6 (2.82%) Firewall
4 4 (1.88%) Intranet
4 4 (1.88%) Internet
5 3 (1.41%) VLAN
5 3 (1.41%) VoIP
5 3 (1.41%) DHCP
5 3 (1.41%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.94%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.47%) FTP
7 1 (0.47%) SMTP
7 1 (0.47%) OSPF
7 1 (0.47%) BGP
7 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (34.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 59 (27.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (25.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (18.31%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (15.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (11.74%) OLAP
8 14 (6.57%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (6.57%) MongoDB
8 14 (6.57%) Relational Database
9 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (5.16%) MySQL
10 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (3.76%) Hadoop
11 8 (3.76%) CouchDB
12 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database
13 6 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (2.82%) NoSQL
14 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.57%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.63%) Subversion
4 8 (3.76%) JUnit
4 8 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.76%) Mockito
4 8 (3.76%) Gradle
4 8 (3.76%) Apache Ivy
4 8 (3.76%) Spock
5 7 (3.29%) JIRA
6 6 (2.82%) Maven
6 6 (2.82%) Hudson
7 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.88%) NUnit
8 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.94%) MSTest
10 2 (0.94%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 37 (17.37%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Retail
3 7 (3.29%) Legal
4 6 (2.82%) Advertising
5 5 (2.35%) Banking
5 5 (2.35%) Electronics
6 4 (1.88%) Welsh Language
7 3 (1.41%) French Language
7 3 (1.41%) German Language
7 3 (1.41%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.41%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.41%) Law
8 2 (0.94%) Back Office
8 2 (0.94%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (64.79%) Developer
2 39 (18.31%) .NET Developer
3 37 (17.37%) Analyst
4 31 (14.55%) Senior Developer
5 26 (12.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 25 (11.74%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 18 (8.45%) SQL Developer
8 17 (7.98%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (7.98%) Business Analyst
9 16 (7.51%) Java Developer
10 15 (7.04%) Software Developer
11 14 (6.57%) Administrator
12 13 (6.10%) DBA
13 12 (5.63%) C# Developer
13 12 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 9 (4.23%) Web Developer
14 9 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 8 (3.76%) Business Developer
16 7 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (41.78%) .NET
2 74 (34.74%) ASP.NET
3 69 (32.39%) HTML
4 58 (27.23%) CSS
5 57 (26.76%) jQuery
6 36 (16.90%) XML
7 29 (13.62%) Web Services
8 24 (11.27%) SOAP
9 21 (9.86%) .NET Framework
9 21 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (9.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (7.98%) Middleware
12 16 (7.51%) XHTML
13 15 (7.04%) WCF
13 15 (7.04%) Hibernate
13 15 (7.04%) Spring
14 14 (6.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (6.10%) LINQ to SQL
15 13 (6.10%) HTML5
15 13 (6.10%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.92%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.23%) Clustering
4 8 (3.76%) Open Source
5 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.94%) Social Network
7 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.47%) GIS
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
7 1 (0.47%) Blog
7 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.54%) Windows
2 20 (9.39%) Linux
3 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (5.16%) UNIX
3 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.29%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.82%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.35%) Windows Phone
7 5 (2.35%) Android
8 3 (1.41%) Debian
9 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.94%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (18.31%) MVC
4 32 (15.02%) OO
5 31 (14.55%) ETL
6 28 (13.15%) TDD
7 27 (12.68%) Web Development
8 17 (7.98%) Kimball Methodology
9 16 (7.51%) E-Commerce
10 15 (7.04%) Release Management
10 15 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.57%) Project Management
11 14 (6.57%) Data Management
11 14 (6.57%) Scrum
12 13 (6.10%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.63%) SOA
13 12 (5.63%) Data Cleansing
14 11 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (4.69%) Software Engineering
15 10 (4.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 119 (55.87%) SQL
2 80 (37.56%) T-SQL
3 60 (28.17%) C#
4 59 (27.70%) JavaScript
5 32 (15.02%) VB.NET
6 31 (14.55%) Java
7 27 (12.68%) PHP
8 14 (6.57%) Groovy
9 6 (2.82%) Scala
9 6 (2.82%) Clojure
10 5 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.35%) XAML
10 5 (2.35%) VB
11 3 (1.41%) Perl
11 3 (1.41%) VBA
12 2 (0.94%) VC++
12 2 (0.94%) C++
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.69%) Degree
3 7 (3.29%) MCITP
4 4 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.88%) CCNA
5 3 (1.41%) ISEB
5 3 (1.41%) HND
5 3 (1.41%) MCSE
5 3 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.94%) MCSA
6 2 (0.94%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) CCDP
7 1 (0.47%) CCNP
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 115 (53.99%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.74%) Oracle
3 22 (10.33%) VMware
4 15 (7.04%) SAP
5 14 (6.57%) Cisco
6 10 (4.69%) IBM
7 9 (4.23%) HP
8 8 (3.76%) Twitter
9 7 (3.29%) 3PAR
9 7 (3.29%) Dell
9 7 (3.29%) Citrix
10 6 (2.82%) Adobe
11 5 (2.35%) Sitecore
11 5 (2.35%) Xamarin
12 4 (1.88%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.41%) Veeam
13 3 (1.41%) Cognos
14 2 (0.94%) Google
14 2 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.94%) IPFX
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Pension, bonus & home working
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £27 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
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Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Cardiff
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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