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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 124 87 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.71% 15.24% 22.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.68% 61.70% 59.56%
Number of salaries quoted 114 81 73
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,115 £25,750 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £42,000 £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
173 141 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.50% 24.69% 37.57%
Number of salaries quoted 156 120 118
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,800 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 116 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 113 (52.80%) SQL
3 91 (42.52%) .NET
4 76 (35.51%) ASP.NET
5 72 (33.64%) HTML
6 71 (33.18%) T-SQL
7 68 (31.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 66 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (29.91%) JavaScript
10 63 (29.44%) CSS
11 61 (28.50%) jQuery
12 60 (28.04%) C#
13 58 (27.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 53 (24.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 48 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (21.50%) Windows
17 43 (20.09%) MVC
18 41 (19.16%) MS Excel
19 39 (18.22%) SQL Server 2012
20 38 (17.76%) Java
21 37 (17.29%) Data Warehouse
22 35 (16.36%) XML
22 35 (16.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 34 (15.89%) OO
23 34 (15.89%) Finance
24 32 (14.95%) Web Services
25 31 (14.49%) TDD
25 31 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
26 30 (14.02%) PHP
27 29 (13.55%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (6.54%) SharePoint
1 14 (6.54%) IIS
2 11 (5.14%) Confluence
2 11 (5.14%) FileNet
3 10 (4.67%) CMS
3 10 (4.67%) LiveCycle
4 7 (3.27%) Node.js
4 7 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.80%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.34%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.87%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.40%) Commerce Server
8 3 (1.40%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.47%) Apache
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (19.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.87%) SaaS
2 4 (1.87%) Office 365
3 3 (1.40%) GitHub
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.14%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.21%) DNS
3 6 (2.80%) Internet
3 6 (2.80%) Firewall
4 5 (2.34%) SAN
5 4 (1.87%) Intranet
6 3 (1.40%) VoIP
6 3 (1.40%) DHCP
6 3 (1.40%) VLAN
6 3 (1.40%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.93%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.47%) OSPF
8 1 (0.47%) BGP
8 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.47%) FTP
8 1 (0.47%) SMTP
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (31.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 58 (27.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (24.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (18.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (17.29%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (16.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (12.15%) OLAP
8 17 (7.94%) Relational Database
8 17 (7.94%) MongoDB
9 11 (5.14%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (4.67%) MySQL
10 10 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (4.67%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (3.27%) Hadoop
12 7 (3.27%) CouchDB
12 7 (3.27%) Oracle Database
13 6 (2.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (9.81%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.94%) Subversion
2 17 (7.94%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.14%) JIRA
4 10 (4.67%) Maven
4 10 (4.67%) Hudson
5 7 (3.27%) Gradle
5 7 (3.27%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (3.27%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.27%) JUnit
5 7 (3.27%) Mockito
6 4 (1.87%) NUnit
7 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.93%) MSTest
8 2 (0.93%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.47%) Selenium
9 1 (0.47%) Moq
General
1 34 (15.89%) Finance
2 10 (4.67%) Retail
3 8 (3.74%) Advertising
4 7 (3.27%) Legal
5 5 (2.34%) Electronics
6 4 (1.87%) Welsh Language
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) French Language
7 3 (1.40%) German Language
7 3 (1.40%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.40%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.40%) Law
7 3 (1.40%) Back Office
8 2 (0.93%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (67.76%) Developer
2 38 (17.76%) Analyst
3 36 (16.82%) .NET Developer
4 30 (14.02%) Senior Developer
5 26 (12.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 25 (11.68%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 20 (9.35%) Java Developer
8 18 (8.41%) Software Developer
9 17 (7.94%) SQL Developer
10 16 (7.48%) Business Analyst
11 14 (6.54%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (6.07%) C# Developer
12 13 (6.07%) Administrator
13 12 (5.61%) Web Developer
14 11 (5.14%) DBA
14 11 (5.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 10 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
16 9 (4.21%) PHP Developer
17 8 (3.74%) Java Consultant
17 8 (3.74%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (42.52%) .NET
2 76 (35.51%) ASP.NET
3 72 (33.64%) HTML
4 63 (29.44%) CSS
5 61 (28.50%) jQuery
6 35 (16.36%) XML
7 32 (14.95%) Web Services
8 25 (11.68%) SOAP
8 25 (11.68%) .NET Framework
9 23 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (10.75%) XHTML
10 19 (8.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 18 (8.41%) Hibernate
11 18 (8.41%) Spring
12 17 (7.94%) Middleware
13 16 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (6.54%) WCF
15 12 (5.61%) LINQ
15 12 (5.61%) HTML5
16 11 (5.14%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.88%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.61%) Open Source
4 5 (2.34%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.34%) Clustering
5 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.40%) Social Network
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Blog
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.50%) Windows
2 19 (8.88%) Linux
3 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (5.61%) UNIX
3 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.27%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.34%) Windows Phone
7 5 (2.34%) Android
8 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.40%) Debian
9 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (20.09%) MVC
4 34 (15.89%) OO
5 31 (14.49%) TDD
6 29 (13.55%) ETL
7 25 (11.68%) Web Development
8 18 (8.41%) Release Management
8 18 (8.41%) Kimball Methodology
9 17 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.94%) Scrum
10 16 (7.48%) E-Commerce
11 15 (7.01%) SOA
11 15 (7.01%) Software Engineering
11 15 (7.01%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.54%) Data Management
13 12 (5.61%) Project Management
13 12 (5.61%) RUP
13 12 (5.61%) Data Cleansing
14 11 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 113 (52.80%) SQL
2 71 (33.18%) T-SQL
3 64 (29.91%) JavaScript
4 60 (28.04%) C#
5 38 (17.76%) Java
6 30 (14.02%) PHP
7 29 (13.55%) VB.NET
8 17 (7.94%) Groovy
9 10 (4.67%) Scala
9 10 (4.67%) Clojure
10 6 (2.80%) VB
11 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.34%) XAML
12 4 (1.87%) VC++
12 4 (1.87%) C++
13 3 (1.40%) Perl
14 2 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.61%) Degree
3 5 (2.34%) MCITP
3 5 (2.34%) MCP
3 5 (2.34%) MCSE
4 4 (1.87%) CCNA
4 4 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.40%) ISEB
5 3 (1.40%) MCSA
5 3 (1.40%) HND
5 3 (1.40%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CCNP
7 1 (0.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) 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 12 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) NetBackup
1 3 (1.40%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 116 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.21%) Oracle
3 21 (9.81%) VMware
4 14 (6.54%) IBM
5 13 (6.07%) Cisco
5 13 (6.07%) Twitter
6 12 (5.61%) SAP
7 10 (4.67%) Adobe
8 8 (3.74%) HP
8 8 (3.74%) Citrix
9 7 (3.27%) Sitecore
10 5 (2.34%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.34%) Xamarin
10 5 (2.34%) Dell
11 4 (1.87%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.40%) Google
12 3 (1.40%) Facebook
12 3 (1.40%) Veeam
13 2 (0.93%) IPFX
13 2 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
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Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
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Salary: £23000. - £25000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £20 - £60 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: Competitive
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