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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 138 127 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.04% 18.57% 16.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.74% 69.02% 67.18%
Number of salaries quoted 109 121 71
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
231 184 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.52% 26.90% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 183 168 101
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 156 (65.27%) SQL
2 130 (54.39%) Microsoft
3 112 (46.86%) .NET
4 96 (40.17%) C#
5 87 (36.40%) ASP.NET
6 76 (31.80%) MS Excel
7 75 (31.38%) HTML
8 73 (30.54%) T-SQL
9 71 (29.71%) JavaScript
10 68 (28.45%) MVC
11 66 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
12 61 (25.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 60 (25.10%) Finance
14 56 (23.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 55 (23.01%) Business Intelligence
16 54 (22.59%) Degree
17 51 (21.34%) CSS
18 49 (20.50%) Windows
19 47 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
20 45 (18.83%) jQuery
21 41 (17.15%) Scrum
21 41 (17.15%) Data Warehouse
21 41 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
22 36 (15.06%) SQL Server 2005
23 34 (14.23%) ETL
24 33 (13.81%) Web Services
24 33 (13.81%) XML
25 30 (12.55%) SQL Server 2012
25 30 (12.55%) Oracle
25 30 (12.55%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 11 (4.60%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.18%) IIS
3 8 (3.35%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.93%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (2.09%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.26%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.26%) CMS
7 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.84%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.42%) Apache
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 76 (31.80%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.04%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project
3 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.42%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.02%) HTTP
2 4 (1.67%) LAN
2 4 (1.67%) WAN
3 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) SSL
4 1 (0.42%) SAN
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) SSH
4 1 (0.42%) VLAN
4 1 (0.42%) Skype
4 1 (0.42%) VoIP
4 1 (0.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 56 (23.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (17.15%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (15.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (12.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (8.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 19 (7.95%) DTS
8 19 (7.95%) OLTP
9 18 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (5.02%) Relational Database
11 8 (3.35%) OLAP
12 7 (2.93%) MySQL
12 7 (2.93%) DB2
12 7 (2.93%) Oracle Database
13 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (2.09%) Cognos Powerplay
14 5 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (2.09%) Cognos Query Studio
14 5 (2.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 25 (10.46%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.60%) NUnit
4 8 (3.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (2.09%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.09%) Selenium
6 4 (1.67%) Subversion
7 3 (1.26%) StyleCop
8 2 (0.84%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.42%) Toad
9 1 (0.42%) MSTest
9 1 (0.42%) JUnit
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (25.10%) Finance
2 16 (6.69%) Marketing
3 6 (2.51%) Law
4 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 125 (52.30%) Developer
2 67 (28.03%) .NET Developer
3 47 (19.67%) DBA
4 42 (17.57%) SQL DBA
5 36 (15.06%) Analyst
6 35 (14.64%) C# Developer
7 32 (13.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (12.13%) Administrator
9 12 (5.02%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.60%) Lead Developer
11 10 (4.18%) SQL Server DBA
11 10 (4.18%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 9 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.35%) Junior
13 8 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (2.93%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.93%) SQL Developer
15 6 (2.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (46.86%) .NET
2 87 (36.40%) ASP.NET
3 75 (31.38%) HTML
4 51 (21.34%) CSS
5 45 (18.83%) jQuery
6 41 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (13.81%) Web Services
7 33 (13.81%) XML
8 30 (12.55%) WCF
9 28 (11.72%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.60%) .NET Framework
11 8 (3.35%) MonoRail
11 8 (3.35%) NHibernate
11 8 (3.35%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (2.93%) REST
12 7 (2.93%) SOAP
13 6 (2.51%) HTML5
13 6 (2.51%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.69%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.18%) AS400
4 8 (3.35%) Tandem
5 5 (2.09%) Replication
5 5 (2.09%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.09%) Data Extraction
5 5 (2.09%) FMCG
6 4 (1.67%) iSeries
6 4 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.67%) Clustering
6 4 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.84%) iPhone
8 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.84%) Statistics
8 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.50%) Windows
2 15 (6.28%) Linux
3 12 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.35%) AIX
5 8 (3.35%) UNIX
5 8 (3.35%) OS/400
6 6 (2.51%) Android
6 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.51%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.67%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.67%) Solaris
9 2 (0.84%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.84%) CentOS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.45%) MVC
2 66 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (23.01%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (17.15%) Scrum
5 34 (14.23%) ETL
6 25 (10.46%) CRM
7 22 (9.21%) Kimball Methodology
7 22 (9.21%) Mentoring
7 22 (9.21%) SDLC
8 19 (7.95%) TDD
9 15 (6.28%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.60%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.18%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (3.77%) Line Management
12 9 (3.77%) Manual Testing
12 9 (3.77%) ITIL
12 9 (3.77%) Software Testing
12 9 (3.77%) Web Design
13 8 (3.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 156 (65.27%) SQL
2 96 (40.17%) C#
3 73 (30.54%) T-SQL
4 71 (29.71%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.86%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.60%) Java
7 10 (4.18%) C++
8 9 (3.77%) PHP
9 7 (2.93%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.09%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.67%) COBOL
12 3 (1.26%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.84%) C
13 2 (0.84%) Perl
13 2 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.84%) Python
14 1 (0.42%) VB
14 1 (0.42%) XAML
14 1 (0.42%) RPG
Qualifications
1 54 (22.59%) Degree
2 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (2.93%) VCP5
3 4 (1.67%) ISEB
4 2 (0.84%) MCSA
4 2 (0.84%) MCDBA
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.42%) MCSE
5 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.02%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.09%) XenApp
2 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.42%) vSphere
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) SCCM
1 2 (0.84%) SCOM
2 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.42%) Graphite
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.42%) Nagios
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 130 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.55%) Oracle
3 25 (10.46%) Cognos
4 16 (6.69%) VMware
5 15 (6.28%) IBM
6 8 (3.35%) Citrix
7 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.09%) HP
8 4 (1.67%) Cisco
8 4 (1.67%) Informatica
8 4 (1.67%) NetApp
8 4 (1.67%) Teradata
8 4 (1.67%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.67%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.42%) Facebook
9 1 (0.42%) Twitter
9 1 (0.42%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.42%) Google
9 1 (0.42%) Apple
9 1 (0.42%) Sage
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales
Salary: From £21,692 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £28,000 to £34,000
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35k- £40k(Depending on Experience)
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £33,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago