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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 7 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 105 109 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.65% 16.42% 18.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.30% 55.05% 61.62%
Number of salaries quoted 100 94 113
Median salary £35,000 £34,184 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% -2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
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
197 198 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.99% 29.82% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 185 168 184
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,400 £28,626
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 20 January 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 124 (61.08%) .NET
2 118 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (54.68%) C#
4 107 (52.71%) SQL
5 95 (46.80%) Microsoft
6 90 (44.33%) ASP.NET
7 85 (41.87%) MVC
8 68 (33.50%) T-SQL
8 68 (33.50%) MS Excel
9 66 (32.51%) HTML
10 61 (30.05%) JavaScript
11 57 (28.08%) CSS
12 56 (27.59%) TDD
13 55 (27.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (25.12%) Scrum
15 46 (22.66%) .NET Framework
16 45 (22.17%) Windows
16 45 (22.17%) OO
17 42 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 39 (19.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 38 (18.72%) XML
19 38 (18.72%) SQL Server 2008
20 37 (18.23%) WCF
20 37 (18.23%) SDLC
21 33 (16.26%) Visual Studio
22 31 (15.27%) Management Information System
22 31 (15.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 31 (15.27%) Coaching
23 30 (14.78%) jQuery
24 29 (14.29%) Informatics

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 15 (7.39%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.43%) Apache
4 8 (3.94%) IIS
4 8 (3.94%) JBoss
4 8 (3.94%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.45%) ColdFusion
6 6 (2.96%) CMS
7 5 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.46%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.48%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.99%) Documentum
9 2 (0.99%) FileNet
9 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.49%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 68 (33.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) SPSS
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.99%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.97%) SaaS
4 3 (1.48%) Office 365
5 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.93%) Firewall
2 7 (3.45%) DNS
3 4 (1.97%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.48%) Internet
4 3 (1.48%) LAN
4 3 (1.48%) WAN
4 3 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.99%) DHCP
5 2 (0.99%) HTTP
5 2 (0.99%) MPLS
5 2 (0.99%) NAS
5 2 (0.99%) SAN
5 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.99%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 38 (18.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (15.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (12.32%) MySQL
5 20 (9.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (7.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (4.93%) MongoDB
9 9 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (3.94%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (3.45%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.96%) Big Data
13 5 (2.46%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (1.97%) QlikView
15 3 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (1.48%) OLAP
15 3 (1.48%) SAP HANA
15 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (16.26%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.45%) JUnit
3 7 (3.45%) Mockito
3 7 (3.45%) Selenium
3 7 (3.45%) Spock
4 6 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.96%) MSTest
5 5 (2.46%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.46%) NetBeans
5 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.97%) NUnit
7 3 (1.48%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.48%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.99%) Subversion
9 1 (0.49%) Ant
9 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.49%) JMeter
9 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 26 (12.81%) Finance
2 22 (10.84%) Advertising
3 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.46%) Banking
4 5 (2.46%) Marketing
5 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 2 (0.99%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 139 (68.47%) Developer
2 69 (33.99%) .NET Developer
3 35 (17.24%) SQL Developer
4 26 (12.81%) Software Developer
5 25 (12.32%) Analyst
6 22 (10.84%) Senior Developer
7 20 (9.85%) C# Developer
8 18 (8.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (8.87%) Junior
9 17 (8.37%) .NET Software Developer
10 14 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (6.40%) Junior Developer
12 11 (5.42%) Junior .NET Developer
13 10 (4.93%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (4.43%) Business Analyst
14 9 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.43%) C# Software Developer
14 9 (4.43%) Consultant
14 9 (4.43%) DBA
15 8 (3.94%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (61.08%) .NET
2 90 (44.33%) ASP.NET
3 66 (32.51%) HTML
4 57 (28.08%) CSS
5 55 (27.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (22.66%) .NET Framework
7 38 (18.72%) XML
8 37 (18.23%) WCF
9 30 (14.78%) jQuery
10 25 (12.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 22 (10.84%) WinForms
11 22 (10.84%) XSLT
12 20 (9.85%) Node.js
12 20 (9.85%) Web Services
13 15 (7.39%) Entity Framework
14 13 (6.40%) Hibernate
14 13 (6.40%) Spring
15 12 (5.91%) AngularJS
15 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (5.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.27%) Management Information System
2 29 (14.29%) Informatics
2 29 (14.29%) NHS
3 10 (4.93%) Fintech
4 9 (4.43%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.46%) User Experience
6 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.99%) Clustering
7 2 (0.99%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (0.49%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.17%) Windows
2 15 (7.39%) Linux
3 10 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.99%) Android
6 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (41.87%) MVC
3 56 (27.59%) TDD
4 51 (25.12%) Scrum
5 45 (22.17%) OO
6 37 (18.23%) SDLC
7 31 (15.27%) Coaching
8 19 (9.36%) Unit Testing
9 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.40%) Web Development
11 12 (5.91%) ETL
11 12 (5.91%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.91%) OOP
12 10 (4.93%) CRM
13 9 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.43%) High Availability
13 9 (4.43%) ITIL
13 9 (4.43%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (4.43%) System Testing
14 8 (3.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 111 (54.68%) C#
2 107 (52.71%) SQL
3 68 (33.50%) T-SQL
4 61 (30.05%) JavaScript
5 28 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 23 (11.33%) Java
7 17 (8.37%) PHP
8 7 (3.45%) Groovy
8 7 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.46%) Perl
10 4 (1.97%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.97%) Python
10 4 (1.97%) Ruby
11 3 (1.48%) ABAP
11 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.48%) R
11 3 (1.48%) VB
12 2 (0.99%) C
12 2 (0.99%) C++
12 2 (0.99%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (8.87%) Degree
2 4 (1.97%) HND
3 3 (1.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.49%) MCP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.97%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.99%) vSphere
3 1 (0.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (0.99%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 95 (46.80%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.30%) Oracle
3 12 (5.91%) RedGate
4 11 (5.42%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.94%) SAP
6 7 (3.45%) VMware
6 7 (3.45%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.96%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.46%) Facebook
8 5 (2.46%) IBM
9 4 (1.97%) Avaya
9 4 (1.97%) Cisco
9 4 (1.97%) F5
10 3 (1.48%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.48%) hybris
10 3 (1.48%) Intel
11 2 (0.99%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.99%) OpenText
11 2 (0.99%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.99%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42500 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Radyr, Cardiff
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Posted: 6 days ago
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