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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 95 136 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.89% 17.80% 14.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.01% 60.99% 57.95%
Number of salaries quoted 88 99 97
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,950 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
161 223 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.54% 29.19% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 150 173 160
Median salary £36,000 £38,000 £38,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 112 (51.61%) SQL
2 98 (45.16%) .NET
3 95 (43.78%) C#
4 87 (40.09%) Microsoft
5 65 (29.95%) MVC
6 62 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (25.81%) HTML
7 56 (25.81%) MS Excel
8 55 (25.35%) ASP.NET
9 54 (24.88%) JavaScript
10 51 (23.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 46 (21.20%) T-SQL
12 43 (19.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 42 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (18.89%) CSS
15 40 (18.43%) Oracle
16 39 (17.97%) Windows
16 39 (17.97%) Degree
17 37 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
18 36 (16.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 35 (16.13%) Finance
20 32 (14.75%) VB.NET
20 32 (14.75%) jQuery
20 32 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
21 30 (13.82%) XML
21 30 (13.82%) ETL
21 30 (13.82%) Scrum
22 28 (12.90%) SDLC
23 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (12.44%) SQL Server 2012

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 11 (5.07%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.69%) CMS
3 7 (3.23%) IIS
4 6 (2.76%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.30%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.38%) Commerce Server
6 3 (1.38%) Confluence
6 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.92%) Apache
7 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.46%) DNN
8 1 (0.46%) JBoss
8 1 (0.46%) Moodle
8 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.92%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.83%) Firewall
2 7 (3.23%) VPN
3 6 (2.76%) SAN
4 5 (2.30%) NAS
5 4 (1.84%) DNS
5 4 (1.84%) Internet
6 3 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.38%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (1.38%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.38%) VoIP
7 2 (0.92%) LAN
7 2 (0.92%) WAN
8 1 (0.46%) DHCP
8 1 (0.46%) HTTP
8 1 (0.46%) Intranet
8 1 (0.46%) VLAN
8 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 43 (19.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (16.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (12.44%) MySQL
6 27 (12.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (8.29%) Relational Database
8 17 (7.83%) OLAP
9 15 (6.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (5.53%) OLAP Cube
11 11 (5.07%) DB2
11 11 (5.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (3.69%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (3.23%) Power BI
14 6 (2.76%) PowerPivot
15 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
15 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
16 4 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.53%) Subversion
4 8 (3.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.30%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.30%) JUnit
5 5 (2.30%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.84%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.38%) JIRA
7 3 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.38%) Selenium
8 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.92%) NuGet
8 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.46%) FishEye
9 1 (0.46%) JMeter
9 1 (0.46%) NUnit
9 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (16.13%) Finance
2 18 (8.29%) Advertising
3 10 (4.61%) Games
4 8 (3.69%) Marketing
5 7 (3.23%) Law
6 6 (2.76%) Electronics
6 6 (2.76%) Legal
7 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 143 (65.90%) Developer
2 61 (28.11%) .NET Developer
3 30 (13.82%) C# Developer
4 28 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (12.44%) Senior Developer
5 27 (12.44%) SQL Developer
6 26 (11.98%) Software Developer
7 23 (10.60%) Analyst
8 16 (7.37%) SSRS Developer
9 15 (6.91%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (6.45%) Database Developer
11 13 (5.99%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (5.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (5.99%) Junior
11 13 (5.99%) Junior Developer
12 12 (5.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 11 (5.07%) DBA
14 9 (4.15%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.15%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (45.16%) .NET
2 56 (25.81%) HTML
3 55 (25.35%) ASP.NET
4 41 (18.89%) CSS
5 32 (14.75%) jQuery
6 30 (13.82%) XML
7 24 (11.06%) Web Services
8 19 (8.76%) .NET Framework
8 19 (8.76%) WCF
9 18 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (6.45%) AngularJS
11 13 (5.99%) Ajax
11 13 (5.99%) HTML5
11 13 (5.99%) MDX
11 13 (5.99%) SOAP
12 12 (5.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (4.61%) Entity Framework
13 10 (4.61%) JSON
14 8 (3.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.84%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.84%) Fintech
4 4 (1.84%) Replication
5 3 (1.38%) Clustering
5 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.38%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.92%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.92%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.46%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.97%) Windows
2 22 (10.14%) Windows Server
3 15 (6.91%) Linux
4 13 (5.99%) Unix
5 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.46%) Android
10 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.95%) MVC
2 62 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (13.82%) ETL
4 30 (13.82%) Scrum
5 28 (12.90%) SDLC
6 24 (11.06%) Software Engineering
7 20 (9.22%) OO
7 20 (9.22%) TDD
8 15 (6.91%) ITIL
9 13 (5.99%) Kimball Methodology
10 11 (5.07%) Web Development
11 10 (4.61%) DevOps
12 9 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.15%) Migration
13 8 (3.69%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.69%) High Availability
13 8 (3.69%) Online Marketing
13 8 (3.69%) Test Planning
13 8 (3.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (51.61%) SQL
2 95 (43.78%) C#
3 54 (24.88%) JavaScript
4 46 (21.20%) T-SQL
5 32 (14.75%) VB.NET
6 25 (11.52%) Java
7 13 (5.99%) VB
8 12 (5.53%) PHP
8 12 (5.53%) Python
9 11 (5.07%) C++
9 11 (5.07%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.84%) Delphi
11 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.92%) Korn
13 1 (0.46%) Perl
13 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (17.97%) Degree
2 19 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.23%) MCSE
4 5 (2.30%) ISEB
4 5 (2.30%) MCITP
5 3 (1.38%) CCNA
5 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.38%) MCP
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.92%) MCSA
6 2 (0.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) QA
2 5 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.37%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.99%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.23%) vSphere
5 4 (1.84%) Docker
5 4 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.84%) XenApp
5 4 (1.84%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.76%) WSUS
2 4 (1.84%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) OpenView
4 1 (0.46%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.46%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.46%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 87 (40.09%) Microsoft
2 40 (18.43%) Oracle
3 27 (12.44%) VMware
4 13 (5.99%) Cisco
5 9 (4.15%) Sybase
6 7 (3.23%) Citrix
7 5 (2.30%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.84%) Adobe
8 4 (1.84%) HP
8 4 (1.84%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.84%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.84%) SAP
9 3 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.38%) Dell
9 3 (1.38%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (1.38%) IBM
9 3 (1.38%) Symantec
9 3 (1.38%) Veritas
10 2 (0.92%) Informatica
10 2 (0.92%) Tableau
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
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Michael Page International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension,Allowance,25 Days Holiday
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Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago