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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 106 92 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.29% 15.83% 20.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 60.13% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 98 86 75
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £26,125 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
159 153 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.94% 26.33% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 145 130 119
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 113 (53.81%) Microsoft
2 112 (53.33%) SQL
3 87 (41.43%) .NET
4 74 (35.24%) ASP.NET
5 72 (34.29%) T-SQL
6 71 (33.81%) HTML
7 70 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 62 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (29.05%) JavaScript
9 61 (29.05%) CSS
10 60 (28.57%) jQuery
11 58 (27.62%) C#
11 58 (27.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 54 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 48 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (21.43%) Windows
15 40 (19.05%) MS Excel
15 40 (19.05%) MVC
16 39 (18.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 37 (17.62%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (17.62%) Java
18 35 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 34 (16.19%) XML
19 34 (16.19%) Finance
20 33 (15.71%) OO
21 31 (14.76%) PHP
22 30 (14.29%) Web Services
22 30 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (13.81%) VB.NET
23 29 (13.81%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 12 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.24%) IIS
3 9 (4.29%) FileNet
3 9 (4.29%) CMS
3 9 (4.29%) Confluence
4 8 (3.81%) LiveCycle
4 8 (3.81%) Node.js
4 8 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.90%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.43%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.95%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 40 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.90%) SaaS
2 4 (1.90%) Office 365
3 3 (1.43%) GitHub
3 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.48%) IaaS
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.81%) DNS
3 6 (2.86%) SAN
3 6 (2.86%) Firewall
4 4 (1.90%) Intranet
4 4 (1.90%) Internet
5 3 (1.43%) VLAN
5 3 (1.43%) VoIP
5 3 (1.43%) DHCP
5 3 (1.43%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.95%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.48%) FTP
7 1 (0.48%) SMTP
7 1 (0.48%) OSPF
7 1 (0.48%) BGP
7 1 (0.48%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 58 (27.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (18.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (17.62%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (12.38%) OLAP
8 17 (8.10%) Relational Database
9 16 (7.62%) MongoDB
10 12 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (5.24%) MySQL
11 11 (5.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (3.81%) NoSQL
12 8 (3.81%) Hadoop
12 8 (3.81%) CouchDB
13 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database
14 6 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (10.48%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.62%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.14%) Subversion
4 9 (4.29%) JIRA
5 8 (3.81%) Maven
5 8 (3.81%) JUnit
5 8 (3.81%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (3.81%) Mockito
5 8 (3.81%) Hudson
5 8 (3.81%) Gradle
5 8 (3.81%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.81%) Spock
6 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.90%) NUnit
7 3 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.95%) MSTest
8 2 (0.95%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.48%) Selenium
9 1 (0.48%) Moq
General
1 34 (16.19%) Finance
2 10 (4.76%) Retail
3 8 (3.81%) Advertising
4 7 (3.33%) Legal
5 5 (2.38%) Electronics
6 4 (1.90%) Welsh Language
7 3 (1.43%) French Language
7 3 (1.43%) German Language
7 3 (1.43%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.43%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.43%) Law
7 3 (1.43%) Back Office
8 2 (0.95%) Games
8 2 (0.95%) Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 142 (67.62%) Developer
2 36 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 35 (16.67%) Analyst
4 29 (13.81%) Senior Developer
5 26 (12.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 25 (11.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 19 (9.05%) Java Developer
8 18 (8.57%) SQL Developer
9 16 (7.62%) Software Developer
9 16 (7.62%) Business Analyst
10 15 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (6.19%) C# Developer
11 13 (6.19%) Administrator
12 12 (5.71%) Web Developer
13 11 (5.24%) DBA
13 11 (5.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 10 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
15 9 (4.29%) PHP Developer
16 8 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 7 (3.33%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (41.43%) .NET
2 74 (35.24%) ASP.NET
3 71 (33.81%) HTML
4 61 (29.05%) CSS
5 60 (28.57%) jQuery
6 34 (16.19%) XML
7 30 (14.29%) Web Services
8 24 (11.43%) SOAP
9 23 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (10.48%) .NET Framework
11 21 (10.00%) XHTML
12 17 (8.10%) Middleware
12 17 (8.10%) Hibernate
12 17 (8.10%) Spring
12 17 (8.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (8.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (6.67%) WCF
14 13 (6.19%) HTML5
15 11 (5.24%) LINQ to SQL
15 11 (5.24%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.76%) Open Source
4 6 (2.86%) Clustering
5 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.43%) Social Network
7 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.48%) GIS
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) Blog
8 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.43%) Windows
2 20 (9.52%) Linux
3 12 (5.71%) UNIX
4 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.38%) Windows Phone
8 5 (2.38%) Android
9 3 (1.43%) Debian
10 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (19.05%) MVC
4 33 (15.71%) OO
5 29 (13.81%) ETL
5 29 (13.81%) TDD
6 26 (12.38%) Web Development
7 18 (8.57%) Kimball Methodology
8 17 (8.10%) Release Management
9 16 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (7.62%) E-Commerce
10 15 (7.14%) Scrum
11 14 (6.67%) Data Management
12 13 (6.19%) SOA
12 13 (6.19%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.71%) Project Management
13 12 (5.71%) Software Engineering
13 12 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
14 11 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (4.76%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 112 (53.33%) SQL
2 72 (34.29%) T-SQL
3 61 (29.05%) JavaScript
4 58 (27.62%) C#
5 37 (17.62%) Java
6 31 (14.76%) PHP
7 29 (13.81%) VB.NET
8 16 (7.62%) Groovy
9 8 (3.81%) Scala
9 8 (3.81%) Clojure
10 5 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.38%) XAML
11 4 (1.90%) VC++
11 4 (1.90%) VB
11 4 (1.90%) C++
12 3 (1.43%) Perl
13 2 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.76%) Degree
3 6 (2.86%) MCITP
4 4 (1.90%) CCNA
4 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.43%) ISEB
5 3 (1.43%) MCP
5 3 (1.43%) HND
5 3 (1.43%) MCSE
5 3 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.95%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) CCNP
7 1 (0.48%) CCDP
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) XenApp
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.43%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 113 (53.81%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.43%) Oracle
3 21 (10.00%) VMware
4 13 (6.19%) SAP
4 13 (6.19%) Cisco
5 12 (5.71%) IBM
6 11 (5.24%) Twitter
7 8 (3.81%) Adobe
7 8 (3.81%) HP
8 7 (3.33%) Citrix
8 7 (3.33%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.86%) 3PAR
9 6 (2.86%) Dell
10 5 (2.38%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.90%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.43%) Google
12 3 (1.43%) Facebook
12 3 (1.43%) Veeam
13 2 (0.95%) IPFX
13 2 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
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