The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 119 93 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.81% 17.51% 24.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.61% 66.91% 68.99%
Number of salaries quoted 113 76 83
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
176 139 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.35% 26.18% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 160 109 115
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
South Wales

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 23 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 99 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 95 (51.91%) .NET
3 93 (50.82%) SQL
4 72 (39.34%) ASP.NET
5 69 (37.70%) HTML
6 66 (36.07%) CSS
7 64 (34.97%) JavaScript
8 63 (34.43%) C#
9 62 (33.88%) jQuery
10 51 (27.87%) MVC
11 50 (27.32%) T-SQL
12 45 (24.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 39 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (20.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 36 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (18.03%) Java
16 33 (18.03%) Windows
16 33 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (17.49%) MS Excel
18 30 (16.39%) .NET Framework
19 29 (15.85%) Web Services
20 27 (14.75%) PHP
20 27 (14.75%) XHTML
21 26 (14.21%) OO
21 26 (14.21%) XML
21 26 (14.21%) Finance
22 25 (13.66%) TDD
22 25 (13.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 25 (13.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 25 (13.66%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (12.02%) SharePoint
2 18 (9.84%) IIS
3 13 (7.10%) CMS
4 12 (6.56%) FileNet
4 12 (6.56%) Confluence
5 11 (6.01%) LiveCycle
6 6 (3.28%) MS Exchange
6 6 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.19%) Umbraco
8 4 (2.19%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.64%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.55%) Node.js
11 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (17.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) ImageReady
2 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) GitHub
2 4 (2.19%) SaaS
2 4 (2.19%) Office 365
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.01%) Internet
3 10 (5.46%) DNS
4 8 (4.37%) Intranet
5 5 (2.73%) Firewall
6 4 (2.19%) DHCP
6 4 (2.19%) SAN
7 3 (1.64%) tcpdump
7 3 (1.64%) VLAN
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.55%) LAN
8 1 (0.55%) WAN
8 1 (0.55%) OSPF
8 1 (0.55%) BGP
8 1 (0.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (20.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (13.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 25 (13.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (7.65%) OLAP
7 13 (7.10%) Relational Database
8 12 (6.56%) MongoDB
9 11 (6.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (6.01%) NoSQL
10 6 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.19%) MySQL
12 4 (2.19%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.09%) Star Schema
13 2 (1.09%) DataStage
13 2 (1.09%) DB2
14 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (10.93%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.38%) Subversion
3 12 (6.56%) JIRA
3 12 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.01%) Hudson
4 11 (6.01%) Maven
5 4 (2.19%) NUnit
6 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.09%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.55%) JUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.55%) Mockito
8 1 (0.55%) Gradle
General
1 26 (14.21%) Finance
2 9 (4.92%) Retail
3 8 (4.37%) Advertising
4 7 (3.83%) Legal
4 7 (3.83%) Marketing
5 5 (2.73%) Back Office
6 4 (2.19%) Electronics
6 4 (2.19%) Welsh Language
7 3 (1.64%) Law
7 3 (1.64%) French Language
7 3 (1.64%) German Language
7 3 (1.64%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.64%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.09%) Games
8 2 (1.09%) Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 129 (70.49%) Developer
2 38 (20.77%) Analyst
3 33 (18.03%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.93%) Senior Developer
5 19 (10.38%) Software Developer
6 17 (9.29%) SQL Developer
7 16 (8.74%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.65%) Programmer
9 13 (7.10%) C# Developer
9 13 (7.10%) Business Analyst
9 13 (7.10%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 13 (7.10%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
10 11 (6.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 11 (6.01%) Web Developer
11 10 (5.46%) PHP Developer
11 10 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (4.92%) Java Consultant
12 9 (4.92%) Java Programmer
12 9 (4.92%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (51.91%) .NET
2 72 (39.34%) ASP.NET
3 69 (37.70%) HTML
4 66 (36.07%) CSS
5 62 (33.88%) jQuery
6 30 (16.39%) .NET Framework
7 29 (15.85%) Web Services
8 27 (14.75%) XHTML
9 26 (14.21%) XML
10 25 (13.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 24 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (10.93%) SOAP
13 17 (9.29%) WCF
14 12 (6.56%) Hibernate
14 12 (6.56%) Spring
15 11 (6.01%) JSF
15 11 (6.01%) XSLT
15 11 (6.01%) J2EE
15 11 (6.01%) LINQ
15 11 (6.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.01%) Management Information System
1 11 (6.01%) Open Source
2 9 (4.92%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.73%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.73%) Social Network
5 4 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.64%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Blog
7 1 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.03%) Windows
2 14 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.01%) Linux
5 8 (4.37%) UNIX
6 7 (3.83%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.73%) Android
8 5 (2.73%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.64%) Debian
10 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.87%) MVC
2 36 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (14.21%) OO
5 25 (13.66%) TDD
6 21 (11.48%) Scrum
7 18 (9.84%) Web Development
8 17 (9.29%) ETL
9 16 (8.74%) SOA
9 16 (8.74%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.10%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.10%) ITIL
11 12 (6.56%) RUP
11 12 (6.56%) Release Management
11 12 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (6.01%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.01%) DSDM
12 11 (6.01%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (6.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (50.82%) SQL
2 64 (34.97%) JavaScript
3 63 (34.43%) C#
4 50 (27.32%) T-SQL
5 33 (18.03%) Java
6 27 (14.75%) PHP
7 21 (11.48%) VB.NET
8 12 (6.56%) Groovy
9 11 (6.01%) Scala
9 11 (6.01%) Clojure
9 11 (6.01%) VB
10 5 (2.73%) XAML
11 4 (2.19%) VC++
11 4 (2.19%) C++
12 3 (1.64%) Perl
13 2 (1.09%) C
13 2 (1.09%) VBA
14 1 (0.55%) ABAP
14 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (7.10%) Degree
2 6 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (3.28%) MCP
3 5 (2.73%) MCSE
4 4 (2.19%) ISEB
4 4 (2.19%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.09%) MCITP
5 2 (1.09%) MCSA
6 1 (0.55%) CCNP
6 1 (0.55%) CCNA
6 1 (0.55%) CCDP
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.55%) HND
6 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) QA
2 4 (2.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.19%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 99 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.93%) Oracle
3 16 (8.74%) Twitter
4 14 (7.65%) VMware
5 12 (6.56%) IBM
5 12 (6.56%) Adobe
6 9 (4.92%) Sitecore
7 8 (4.37%) Cisco
7 8 (4.37%) Citrix
8 7 (3.83%) HP
8 7 (3.83%) Business Objects
8 7 (3.83%) SAP
9 5 (2.73%) Google
9 5 (2.73%) Facebook
9 5 (2.73%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.64%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.64%) Dell
11 1 (0.55%) Sybase
11 1 (0.55%) Juniper
11 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Flexi time, pension, personal developmen
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £30,000 p.a
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: up to £30,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £28900 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago