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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 130 93 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.52% 15.47% 25.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.82% 63.27% 65.49%
Number of salaries quoted 125 82 85
Average salary £35,000 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,775 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
181 147 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.18% 24.46% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 168 121 126
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 111 (53.37%) Microsoft
2 109 (52.40%) SQL
3 98 (47.12%) .NET
4 79 (37.98%) ASP.NET
5 73 (35.10%) HTML
6 68 (32.69%) JavaScript
7 67 (32.21%) CSS
8 65 (31.25%) C#
8 65 (31.25%) T-SQL
8 65 (31.25%) jQuery
9 60 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 51 (24.52%) MVC
10 51 (24.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 46 (22.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 45 (21.63%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (19.23%) Windows
14 39 (18.75%) MS Excel
15 37 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
17 33 (15.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 33 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
17 33 (15.87%) Java
18 32 (15.38%) Web Services
18 32 (15.38%) XML
18 32 (15.38%) OO
18 32 (15.38%) Finance
19 30 (14.42%) .NET Framework
20 28 (13.46%) TDD
20 28 (13.46%) VB.NET
21 27 (12.98%) XHTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.13%) IIS
3 13 (6.25%) CMS
4 12 (5.77%) FileNet
4 12 (5.77%) Confluence
5 11 (5.29%) LiveCycle
6 7 (3.37%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.92%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.92%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.44%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.44%) Node.js
9 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) SaaS
1 4 (1.92%) Office 365
2 3 (1.44%) GitHub
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.29%) DNS
2 11 (5.29%) Internet
3 6 (2.88%) SAN
4 5 (2.40%) Intranet
4 5 (2.40%) Firewall
5 4 (1.92%) DHCP
6 3 (1.44%) VLAN
6 3 (1.44%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.96%) VoIP
8 1 (0.48%) WAN
8 1 (0.48%) LAN
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.48%) OSPF
8 1 (0.48%) BGP
8 1 (0.48%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 51 (24.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (22.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (15.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 33 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (10.58%) OLAP
7 14 (6.73%) MongoDB
8 13 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 11 (5.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (5.29%) NoSQL
10 9 (4.33%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.88%) MySQL
11 6 (2.88%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.92%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.44%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 22 (10.58%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.17%) Subversion
3 14 (6.73%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.77%) JIRA
5 11 (5.29%) Maven
5 11 (5.29%) Hudson
6 4 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.92%) NUnit
7 3 (1.44%) JUnit
7 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.44%) Gradle
7 3 (1.44%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (1.44%) Mockito
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.96%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.48%) Moq
9 1 (0.48%) MSTest
General
1 32 (15.38%) Finance
2 10 (4.81%) Retail
3 9 (4.33%) Advertising
4 8 (3.85%) Legal
4 8 (3.85%) Marketing
5 5 (2.40%) Electronics
6 4 (1.92%) Welsh Language
7 3 (1.44%) French Language
7 3 (1.44%) German Language
7 3 (1.44%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.44%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.44%) Law
7 3 (1.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.96%) Games
8 2 (0.96%) Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (69.71%) Developer
2 39 (18.75%) Analyst
3 37 (17.79%) .NET Developer
4 27 (12.98%) Senior Developer
5 22 (10.58%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 21 (10.10%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 19 (9.13%) SQL Developer
7 19 (9.13%) Software Developer
8 18 (8.65%) Java Developer
9 15 (7.21%) Business Analyst
10 13 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 13 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 12 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Web Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Programmer
12 10 (4.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (4.33%) Administrator
13 9 (4.33%) Consultant
13 9 (4.33%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (47.12%) .NET
2 79 (37.98%) ASP.NET
3 73 (35.10%) HTML
4 67 (32.21%) CSS
5 65 (31.25%) jQuery
6 32 (15.38%) Web Services
6 32 (15.38%) XML
7 30 (14.42%) .NET Framework
8 27 (12.98%) XHTML
9 23 (11.06%) SOAP
9 23 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (11.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 19 (9.13%) WCF
11 14 (6.73%) LINQ
11 14 (6.73%) Hibernate
11 14 (6.73%) Spring
11 14 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (5.77%) Middleware
12 12 (5.77%) XSLT
13 11 (5.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.17%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.29%) Open Source
3 9 (4.33%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.40%) Clustering
5 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.44%) Social Network
8 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) Blog
8 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.23%) Windows
2 15 (7.21%) Linux
2 15 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.81%) UNIX
5 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.37%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.88%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.40%) Android
8 5 (2.40%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.44%) Debian
10 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.96%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.52%) MVC
2 45 (21.63%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (15.38%) OO
5 28 (13.46%) TDD
6 26 (12.50%) ETL
7 22 (10.58%) Web Development
8 21 (10.10%) Scrum
9 17 (8.17%) Software Engineering
10 16 (7.69%) SOA
11 15 (7.21%) Kimball Methodology
12 14 (6.73%) Release Management
12 14 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.73%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.25%) ITIL
14 12 (5.77%) RUP
15 11 (5.29%) DSDM
15 11 (5.29%) OOA/OOD
15 11 (5.29%) Configuration Management
15 11 (5.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 109 (52.40%) SQL
2 68 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 65 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 65 (31.25%) C#
4 33 (15.87%) Java
5 28 (13.46%) VB.NET
6 25 (12.02%) PHP
7 14 (6.73%) Groovy
8 11 (5.29%) Scala
8 11 (5.29%) Clojure
8 11 (5.29%) VB
9 5 (2.40%) XAML
10 4 (1.92%) VC++
10 4 (1.92%) C++
11 3 (1.44%) Perl
11 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.96%) VBA
12 2 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.73%) Degree
3 6 (2.88%) MCP
4 5 (2.40%) MCSE
4 5 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.92%) MCITP
5 4 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.92%) ISEB
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.96%) CCNA
6 2 (0.96%) MCSA
6 2 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.48%) CCNP
7 1 (0.48%) HND
7 1 (0.48%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.96%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 111 (53.37%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.58%) Oracle
3 19 (9.13%) VMware
4 14 (6.73%) IBM
4 14 (6.73%) Twitter
5 12 (5.77%) Cisco
6 11 (5.29%) Adobe
7 10 (4.81%) SAP
8 9 (4.33%) HP
8 9 (4.33%) Citrix
8 9 (4.33%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.88%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.40%) Dell
10 5 (2.40%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.40%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.44%) Google
11 3 (1.44%) Facebook
12 2 (0.96%) Veeam
12 2 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.48%) NetApp
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Posted: Yesterday
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