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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 111 125 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.79% 17.24% 16.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.33% 59.81% 53.30%
Number of salaries quoted 97 100 102
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,450 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
181 209 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.90% 28.83% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 163 176 183
Median salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,850 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 19 February 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 136 (62.96%) .NET
2 122 (56.48%) C#
3 114 (52.78%) SQL
3 114 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (48.61%) ASP.NET
5 103 (47.69%) Microsoft
6 93 (43.06%) MVC
7 73 (33.80%) MS Excel
8 71 (32.87%) JavaScript
9 70 (32.41%) HTML
10 66 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (27.78%) T-SQL
12 58 (26.85%) CSS
12 58 (26.85%) Windows
13 57 (26.39%) Scrum
14 56 (25.93%) TDD
15 44 (20.37%) Visual Studio
16 42 (19.44%) .NET Framework
17 41 (18.98%) Team Foundation Server
18 38 (17.59%) OO
19 37 (17.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 37 (17.13%) SQL Server 2008
19 37 (17.13%) WCF
20 36 (16.67%) Finance
21 31 (14.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 31 (14.35%) XML
22 30 (13.89%) jQuery
22 30 (13.89%) SDLC
23 28 (12.96%) Management Information System
24 27 (12.50%) Coaching

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 16 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.09%) IIS
3 10 (4.63%) Apache
3 10 (4.63%) CMS
4 9 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.70%) JBoss
6 7 (3.24%) ColdFusion
6 7 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (3.24%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.39%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.93%) Documentum
9 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.93%) FileNet
9 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 73 (33.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (4.17%) Sage 200
1 9 (4.17%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.78%) Office 365
4 5 (2.31%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.46%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.56%) Firewall
2 9 (4.17%) DNS
3 4 (1.85%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.85%) NAS
3 4 (1.85%) SAN
4 3 (1.39%) HTTP
4 3 (1.39%) LAN
4 3 (1.39%) VPN
4 3 (1.39%) WAN
4 3 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.93%) DHCP
5 2 (0.93%) Internet
5 2 (0.93%) MPLS
5 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.93%) VLAN
6 1 (0.46%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 37 (17.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 31 (14.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (10.19%) MySQL
4 21 (9.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 19 (8.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.63%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.24%) Big Data
10 5 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.39%) OLAP
12 3 (1.39%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.93%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 44 (20.37%) Visual Studio
2 41 (18.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.17%) Selenium
4 7 (3.24%) JUnit
5 6 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.78%) MSTest
5 6 (2.78%) NetBeans
6 5 (2.31%) NUnit
6 5 (2.31%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.85%) Mockito
7 4 (1.85%) Spock
7 4 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.39%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.39%) Subversion
9 2 (0.93%) MbUnit
9 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (16.67%) Finance
2 25 (11.57%) Advertising
3 10 (4.63%) Marketing
4 8 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.78%) Banking
5 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 148 (68.52%) Developer
2 84 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 35 (16.20%) SQL Developer
4 24 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 24 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 23 (10.65%) Analyst
6 22 (10.19%) C# Developer
7 20 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.48%) Junior
10 11 (5.09%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.63%) Consultant
12 9 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 9 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (4.17%) DBA
12 9 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
12 9 (4.17%) Junior Developer
13 8 (3.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (62.96%) .NET
2 105 (48.61%) ASP.NET
3 70 (32.41%) HTML
4 66 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 58 (26.85%) CSS
6 42 (19.44%) .NET Framework
7 37 (17.13%) WCF
8 31 (14.35%) XML
9 30 (13.89%) jQuery
10 23 (10.65%) Web Services
11 22 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 20 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (8.80%) WinForms
14 18 (8.33%) Node.js
14 18 (8.33%) XSLT
15 14 (6.48%) AngularJS
15 14 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 14 (6.48%) Entity Framework
16 13 (6.02%) HTML5
16 13 (6.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.96%) Management Information System
2 26 (12.04%) Informatics
2 26 (12.04%) NHS
3 9 (4.17%) Fintech
4 6 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.78%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.31%) User Experience
6 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.93%) Clustering
9 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) iPad
9 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (0.46%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.85%) Windows
2 18 (8.33%) Linux
3 15 (6.94%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.39%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.93%) Android
8 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.93%) Unix
9 1 (0.46%) CentOS
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (43.06%) MVC
3 57 (26.39%) Scrum
4 56 (25.93%) TDD
5 38 (17.59%) OO
6 30 (13.89%) SDLC
7 27 (12.50%) Coaching
8 22 (10.19%) Unit Testing
9 19 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (7.87%) Web Development
11 16 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.48%) BDD
12 14 (6.48%) CRM
13 12 (5.56%) ETL
14 11 (5.09%) E-Commerce
15 10 (4.63%) High Availability
15 10 (4.63%) OOP
15 10 (4.63%) System Testing
15 10 (4.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 122 (56.48%) C#
2 114 (52.78%) SQL
3 71 (32.87%) JavaScript
4 60 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 23 (10.65%) VB.NET
6 21 (9.72%) Java
7 14 (6.48%) PHP
8 5 (2.31%) Perl
9 4 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.85%) Groovy
9 4 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.85%) Python
9 4 (1.85%) Ruby
9 4 (1.85%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.85%) VB
10 3 (1.39%) ABAP
10 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.93%) C
11 2 (0.93%) C++
11 2 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) HND
2 2 (0.93%) ISEB
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.46%) MCITP
3 1 (0.46%) MCP
3 1 (0.46%) MCSA
3 1 (0.46%) MCSE
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.93%) Docker
4 2 (0.93%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) vCloud
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 103 (47.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.57%) Oracle
3 13 (6.02%) VMware
4 11 (5.09%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.63%) Sage
6 9 (4.17%) Facebook
6 9 (4.17%) RedGate
7 8 (3.70%) Sitecore
8 7 (3.24%) SAP
8 7 (3.24%) Xamarin
9 6 (2.78%) Cisco
10 5 (2.31%) F5
10 5 (2.31%) IBM
11 4 (1.85%) Avaya
12 3 (1.39%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.39%) EqualLogic
12 3 (1.39%) hybris
12 3 (1.39%) Intel
13 2 (0.93%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.93%) Palo Alto
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