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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 100 140 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.11% 16.45% 19.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.48% 57.14% 68.54%
Number of salaries quoted 93 125 111
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
187 245 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.25% 28.79% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 178 212 160
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 September 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 101 (51.79%) .NET
2 96 (49.23%) SQL
3 91 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (45.13%) C#
4 88 (45.13%) Microsoft
5 68 (34.87%) MVC
6 64 (32.82%) MS Excel
7 58 (29.74%) T-SQL
8 56 (28.72%) HTML
9 54 (27.69%) ASP.NET
10 50 (25.64%) JavaScript
11 47 (24.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 42 (21.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 41 (21.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 40 (20.51%) Visual Studio
14 40 (20.51%) SDLC
15 39 (20.00%) TDD
16 38 (19.49%) CSS
17 36 (18.46%) Oracle
17 36 (18.46%) Windows
17 36 (18.46%) OO
17 36 (18.46%) .NET Framework
18 33 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
19 32 (16.41%) VB.NET
19 32 (16.41%) Scrum
20 31 (15.90%) XML
20 31 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (15.38%) jQuery
22 26 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
22 26 (13.33%) Data Warehouse

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 7 (3.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.08%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.56%) CMS
3 5 (2.56%) Oracle 10gAS
3 5 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.05%) IIS
4 4 (2.05%) JBoss
4 4 (2.05%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.54%) Apache
5 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.54%) Confluence
5 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (32.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) SPSS
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.03%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.13%) Firewall
2 6 (3.08%) Intranet
2 6 (3.08%) VPN
3 2 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.03%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (1.03%) DHCP
3 2 (1.03%) DNS
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.03%) LAN
3 2 (1.03%) NAS
3 2 (1.03%) SAN
3 2 (1.03%) VoIP
3 2 (1.03%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) MPLS
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (24.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 41 (21.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (11.79%) MySQL
5 23 (11.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (9.23%) OLAP
8 14 (7.18%) Relational Database
9 12 (6.15%) OLAP Cube
9 12 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (4.62%) Oracle Database
11 8 (4.10%) MongoDB
11 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (2.05%) DB2
14 4 (2.05%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 42 (21.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (20.51%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.18%) Subversion
4 8 (4.10%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.56%) NUnit
5 5 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.56%) PVCS
6 4 (2.05%) Mockito
6 4 (2.05%) MSTest
6 4 (2.05%) Selenium
6 4 (2.05%) Spock
6 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.54%) JIRA
7 3 (1.54%) JUnit
7 3 (1.54%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.03%) MorphX
8 2 (1.03%) NuGet
8 2 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (11.79%) Finance
2 20 (10.26%) Advertising
3 2 (1.03%) Games
3 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Banking
4 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 122 (62.56%) Developer
2 49 (25.13%) .NET Developer
3 25 (12.82%) SQL Developer
4 23 (11.79%) Senior Developer
5 21 (10.77%) Analyst
6 18 (9.23%) Software Developer
7 17 (8.72%) Junior
8 14 (7.18%) C# Developer
8 14 (7.18%) Junior Developer
9 13 (6.67%) Database Developer
10 12 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.13%) Java Developer
11 10 (5.13%) Junior .NET Developer
11 10 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (4.62%) DBA
12 9 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) Business Analyst
13 8 (4.10%) Senior Database Developer
13 8 (4.10%) SSIS Developer
13 8 (4.10%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (51.79%) .NET
2 56 (28.72%) HTML
3 54 (27.69%) ASP.NET
4 38 (19.49%) CSS
5 36 (18.46%) .NET Framework
6 31 (15.90%) XML
7 30 (15.38%) jQuery
8 26 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (11.79%) WCF
10 20 (10.26%) Entity Framework
10 20 (10.26%) Web Services
11 17 (8.72%) HTML5
12 15 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 15 (7.69%) WinForms
13 12 (6.15%) Ajax
13 12 (6.15%) SOAP
13 12 (6.15%) XSLT
14 10 (5.13%) Hibernate
14 10 (5.13%) MDX
14 10 (5.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.13%) Informatics
2 10 (5.13%) NHS
3 8 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.59%) Fintech
5 5 (2.56%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.05%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.03%) Replication
8 2 (1.03%) Statistics
8 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.51%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.46%) Windows
2 18 (9.23%) Linux
3 15 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.18%) Unix
5 9 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.03%) Android
8 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (34.87%) MVC
3 40 (20.51%) SDLC
4 39 (20.00%) TDD
5 36 (18.46%) OO
6 32 (16.41%) Scrum
7 31 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (11.79%) ETL
9 18 (9.23%) Software Engineering
10 15 (7.69%) Coaching
10 15 (7.69%) ITIL
11 13 (6.67%) Web Development
12 10 (5.13%) OOP
13 9 (4.62%) DevOps
13 9 (4.62%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.62%) Workflow
14 8 (4.10%) CRM
14 8 (4.10%) Problem Management
14 8 (4.10%) Project Management
15 7 (3.59%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 96 (49.23%) SQL
2 88 (45.13%) C#
3 58 (29.74%) T-SQL
4 50 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 32 (16.41%) VB.NET
6 22 (11.28%) Java
7 15 (7.69%) PHP
8 9 (4.62%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.08%) VB
10 5 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.05%) Groovy
11 4 (2.05%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.05%) Python
12 3 (1.54%) C++
13 2 (1.03%) R
13 2 (1.03%) X++
14 1 (0.51%) ABAP
14 1 (0.51%) Delphi
14 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (8.21%) Degree
2 10 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.05%) MCITP
4 3 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.54%) ISEB
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.03%) CCNA
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.03%) HND
5 2 (1.03%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) MCTS
6 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.10%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.56%) vSphere
5 3 (1.54%) Docker
5 3 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.54%) XenApp
5 3 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) WSUS
2 3 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.51%) Nagios
3 1 (0.51%) OpenView
3 1 (0.51%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 88 (45.13%) Microsoft
2 36 (18.46%) Oracle
3 19 (9.74%) VMware
4 7 (3.59%) Cisco
4 7 (3.59%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.59%) RedGate
4 7 (3.59%) SAP
4 7 (3.59%) Sybase
5 6 (3.08%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.56%) Citrix
6 5 (2.56%) Serena
7 3 (1.54%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.54%) Google
7 3 (1.54%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.03%) Dell
8 2 (1.03%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.03%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.51%) Avaya
9 1 (0.51%) HP
9 1 (0.51%) Intel
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