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 31 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
31 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 124 94 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.37% 17.12% 23.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.89% 68.12% 67.20%
Number of salaries quoted 118 76 78
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
180 138 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.67% 25.14% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 164 107 111
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 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
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 31 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 101 (52.88%) Microsoft
2 96 (50.26%) SQL
2 96 (50.26%) .NET
3 74 (38.74%) ASP.NET
4 69 (36.13%) HTML
5 65 (34.03%) JavaScript
5 65 (34.03%) CSS
6 62 (32.46%) C#
7 61 (31.94%) jQuery
8 54 (28.27%) T-SQL
9 49 (25.65%) MVC
9 49 (25.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 41 (21.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (19.90%) Windows
11 38 (19.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 36 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (18.85%) MS Excel
12 36 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (16.75%) Java
14 30 (15.71%) Web Services
15 29 (15.18%) OO
16 28 (14.66%) XML
16 28 (14.66%) .NET Framework
17 27 (14.14%) Finance
18 26 (13.61%) TDD
18 26 (13.61%) XHTML
19 25 (13.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 25 (13.09%) SQL Server 2012
20 24 (12.57%) PHP
20 24 (12.57%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (11.52%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.95%) IIS
3 13 (6.81%) CMS
4 12 (6.28%) Confluence
4 12 (6.28%) FileNet
5 11 (5.76%) LiveCycle
6 7 (3.66%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.09%) Umbraco
8 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.09%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.57%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.05%) Node.js
10 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (18.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
2 1 (0.52%) ImageReady
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) GitHub
1 4 (2.09%) SaaS
1 4 (2.09%) Office 365
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.81%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.76%) Internet
2 11 (5.76%) DNS
3 8 (4.19%) Intranet
4 5 (2.62%) SAN
4 5 (2.62%) Firewall
5 4 (2.09%) DHCP
6 3 (1.57%) VLAN
6 3 (1.57%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.52%) LAN
7 1 (0.52%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) OSPF
7 1 (0.52%) BGP
7 1 (0.52%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 41 (21.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (19.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (13.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 25 (13.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (7.33%) OLAP
7 13 (6.81%) Relational Database
7 13 (6.81%) MongoDB
8 11 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (5.76%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.62%) MySQL
10 5 (2.62%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.05%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (10.99%) Visual Studio
2 18 (9.42%) Subversion
3 13 (6.81%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.28%) JIRA
5 11 (5.76%) Maven
5 11 (5.76%) Hudson
6 4 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.57%) NUnit
7 3 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.05%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.05%) Gradle
8 2 (1.05%) Mockito
8 2 (1.05%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.05%) JUnit
General
1 27 (14.14%) Finance
2 9 (4.71%) Retail
3 8 (4.19%) Marketing
3 8 (4.19%) Advertising
4 7 (3.66%) Legal
5 4 (2.09%) Welsh Language
5 4 (2.09%) Electronics
5 4 (2.09%) Back Office
6 3 (1.57%) Law
6 3 (1.57%) French Language
6 3 (1.57%) German Language
6 3 (1.57%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.57%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.05%) Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 130 (68.06%) Developer
2 39 (20.42%) Analyst
3 35 (18.32%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.47%) Senior Developer
5 18 (9.42%) Software Developer
5 18 (9.42%) SQL Developer
6 16 (8.38%) Java Developer
7 14 (7.33%) Business Analyst
7 14 (7.33%) Programmer
8 13 (6.81%) C# Developer
8 13 (6.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 13 (6.81%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
8 13 (6.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (6.28%) Web Developer
10 10 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.71%) Consultant
11 9 (4.71%) Java Programmer
11 9 (4.71%) Java Consultant
11 9 (4.71%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (50.26%) .NET
2 74 (38.74%) ASP.NET
3 69 (36.13%) HTML
4 65 (34.03%) CSS
5 61 (31.94%) jQuery
6 30 (15.71%) Web Services
7 28 (14.66%) XML
7 28 (14.66%) .NET Framework
8 26 (13.61%) XHTML
9 22 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (11.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 21 (10.99%) SOAP
11 18 (9.42%) WCF
12 13 (6.81%) Hibernate
12 13 (6.81%) Spring
13 12 (6.28%) LINQ
13 12 (6.28%) XSLT
14 11 (5.76%) J2EE
14 11 (5.76%) JSF
14 11 (5.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.81%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.76%) Open Source
3 9 (4.71%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.09%) Social Network
5 4 (2.09%) Clustering
5 4 (2.09%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.90%) Windows
2 15 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.81%) Linux
5 10 (5.24%) UNIX
6 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.66%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.14%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.62%) Windows Phone
9 5 (2.62%) Android
10 3 (1.57%) Debian
11 2 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.65%) MVC
2 36 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (15.18%) OO
4 26 (13.61%) TDD
5 21 (10.99%) Scrum
6 19 (9.95%) Web Development
7 17 (8.90%) Software Engineering
7 17 (8.90%) ETL
8 16 (8.38%) SOA
9 13 (6.81%) E-Commerce
9 13 (6.81%) ITIL
9 13 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (6.81%) Release Management
10 12 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.28%) RUP
11 11 (5.76%) DSDM
11 11 (5.76%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (5.76%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 96 (50.26%) SQL
2 65 (34.03%) JavaScript
3 62 (32.46%) C#
4 54 (28.27%) T-SQL
5 32 (16.75%) Java
6 24 (12.57%) PHP
6 24 (12.57%) VB.NET
7 13 (6.81%) Groovy
8 11 (5.76%) VB
8 11 (5.76%) Scala
8 11 (5.76%) Clojure
9 5 (2.62%) XAML
10 4 (2.09%) VC++
10 4 (2.09%) C++
11 3 (1.57%) Perl
12 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.05%) C
12 2 (1.05%) VBA
13 1 (0.52%) ABAP
13 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.81%) Degree
3 6 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.14%) MCP
4 5 (2.62%) MCSE
5 4 (2.09%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.09%) ISEB
6 3 (1.57%) MCITP
7 2 (1.05%) MCSA
8 1 (0.52%) CCNP
8 1 (0.52%) CCNA
8 1 (0.52%) CCDP
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.52%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) QA
2 4 (2.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 101 (52.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.99%) Oracle
3 16 (8.38%) VMware
4 15 (7.85%) Twitter
5 12 (6.28%) Adobe
5 12 (6.28%) IBM
6 9 (4.71%) Citrix
6 9 (4.71%) Cisco
6 9 (4.71%) Sitecore
7 8 (4.19%) HP
7 8 (4.19%) SAP
8 7 (3.66%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.62%) Xamarin
10 4 (2.09%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.09%) Facebook
10 4 (2.09%) Google
10 4 (2.09%) Dell
11 2 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.52%) Sybase
12 1 (0.52%) NetApp
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £30,000 p.a
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: up to £30,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago