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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 116 121 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.55% 16.99% 17.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.24% 55.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 111 108 91
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
210 220 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.77% 30.90% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 198 192 157
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 122 (57.55%) .NET
2 120 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (51.89%) SQL
4 106 (50.00%) C#
5 104 (49.06%) Microsoft
6 89 (41.98%) MVC
7 78 (36.79%) ASP.NET
8 75 (35.38%) T-SQL
9 68 (32.08%) MS Excel
10 65 (30.66%) HTML
11 60 (28.30%) JavaScript
12 57 (26.89%) TDD
13 55 (25.94%) CSS
14 51 (24.06%) .NET Framework
15 50 (23.58%) Scrum
16 48 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 46 (21.70%) ASP.NET MVC
18 45 (21.23%) Team Foundation Server
18 45 (21.23%) OO
19 44 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 42 (19.81%) Windows
20 42 (19.81%) Visual Studio
21 41 (19.34%) SQL Server 2008
22 40 (18.87%) XML
23 39 (18.40%) jQuery
23 39 (18.40%) SDLC
24 38 (17.92%) WCF
25 33 (15.57%) VB.NET
25 33 (15.57%) Oracle
26 29 (13.68%) Management Information System

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.60%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.66%) Apache
2 12 (5.66%) JBoss
3 9 (4.25%) IIS
3 9 (4.25%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.83%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.36%) ColdFusion
6 5 (2.36%) Oracle 10gAS
6 5 (2.36%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.89%) CMS
7 4 (1.89%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.42%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.42%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 68 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) SPSS
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.72%) Firewall
2 8 (3.77%) DNS
3 6 (2.83%) Intranet
4 5 (2.36%) LAN
4 5 (2.36%) WAN
5 4 (1.89%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.89%) VPN
5 4 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.42%) DHCP
6 3 (1.42%) MPLS
7 2 (0.94%) Internet
7 2 (0.94%) NAS
7 2 (0.94%) SAN
8 1 (0.47%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.47%) HTTP
8 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 44 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (19.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (11.32%) MySQL
5 19 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (8.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (7.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (5.66%) MongoDB
9 10 (4.72%) OLAP
10 9 (4.25%) Relational Database
11 8 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database
13 6 (2.83%) NoSQL
13 6 (2.83%) OLAP Cube
13 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (2.36%) CouchDB
14 5 (2.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (2.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (21.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (19.81%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.25%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.25%) Subversion
4 7 (3.30%) JUnit
4 7 (3.30%) Mockito
4 7 (3.30%) Selenium
4 7 (3.30%) Spock
5 6 (2.83%) MSTest
5 6 (2.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.36%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.36%) NetBeans
6 5 (2.36%) NUnit
6 5 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.36%) PVCS
7 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.94%) MorphX
General
1 23 (10.85%) Advertising
2 22 (10.38%) Finance
3 5 (2.36%) Banking
4 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 145 (68.40%) Developer
2 61 (28.77%) .NET Developer
3 33 (15.57%) SQL Developer
4 30 (14.15%) Senior Developer
5 25 (11.79%) Software Developer
6 24 (11.32%) Analyst
7 17 (8.02%) C# Developer
7 17 (8.02%) Junior
8 15 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (6.60%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (6.60%) Junior Developer
10 12 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.19%) DBA
11 11 (5.19%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.19%) Junior .NET Developer
11 11 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (4.72%) SQL DBA
13 9 (4.25%) Business Analyst
13 9 (4.25%) Database Developer
14 8 (3.77%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (57.55%) .NET
2 78 (36.79%) ASP.NET
3 65 (30.66%) HTML
4 55 (25.94%) CSS
5 51 (24.06%) .NET Framework
6 46 (21.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (18.87%) XML
8 39 (18.40%) jQuery
9 38 (17.92%) WCF
10 24 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 22 (10.38%) Entity Framework
12 21 (9.91%) Web Services
12 21 (9.91%) WinForms
13 19 (8.96%) XSLT
14 18 (8.49%) HTML5
15 17 (8.02%) Node.js
16 13 (6.13%) Hibernate
16 13 (6.13%) SOAP
16 13 (6.13%) Spring
17 12 (5.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.68%) Management Information System
2 25 (11.79%) Informatics
2 25 (11.79%) NHS
3 9 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.25%) Reference Data
4 8 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.77%) Fintech
5 4 (1.89%) User Experience
6 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.94%) Replication
7 2 (0.94%) Statistics
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.81%) Windows
2 20 (9.43%) Linux
3 11 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.36%) Unix
6 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.42%) Android
7 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) CentOS
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (41.98%) MVC
3 57 (26.89%) TDD
4 50 (23.58%) Scrum
5 45 (21.23%) OO
6 39 (18.40%) SDLC
7 27 (12.74%) Coaching
8 26 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (9.91%) Unit Testing
10 18 (8.49%) ETL
11 17 (8.02%) Web Development
12 13 (6.13%) CRM
12 13 (6.13%) OOP
13 12 (5.66%) ITIL
13 12 (5.66%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.66%) Software Engineering
14 9 (4.25%) Data Analysis
14 9 (4.25%) High Availability
14 9 (4.25%) Problem Management
14 9 (4.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 110 (51.89%) SQL
2 106 (50.00%) C#
3 75 (35.38%) T-SQL
4 60 (28.30%) JavaScript
5 33 (15.57%) VB.NET
6 26 (12.26%) Java
7 20 (9.43%) PHP
8 7 (3.30%) Groovy
8 7 (3.30%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.36%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.89%) ABAP
10 4 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.89%) Perl
10 4 (1.89%) Python
10 4 (1.89%) Ruby
11 3 (1.42%) R
11 3 (1.42%) VB
12 2 (0.94%) C
12 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (7.55%) Degree
2 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.42%) HND
3 3 (1.42%) ISEB
4 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) MCITP
5 1 (0.47%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) MCTS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.89%) vSphere
4 2 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.57%) Oracle
3 13 (6.13%) RedGate
4 12 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.66%) VMware
5 10 (4.72%) SAP
6 6 (2.83%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.36%) Cisco
7 5 (2.36%) Serena
7 5 (2.36%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.89%) Avaya
8 4 (1.89%) F5
8 4 (1.89%) hybris
8 4 (1.89%) IBM
8 4 (1.89%) Intel
8 4 (1.89%) Sybase
9 3 (1.42%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.42%) Google
10 2 (0.94%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.94%) Palo Alto
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