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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 103 52 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.90% 10.61% 22.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.52% 38.24% 56.54%
Number of salaries quoted 91 48 120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £27,500 £27,424
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
208 136 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.10% 27.76% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 172 113 189
Average salary £39,500 £35,783 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £50,500
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 27 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 137 (69.90%) SQL
2 126 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 86 (43.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
5 78 (39.80%) Finance
6 75 (38.27%) T-SQL
7 74 (37.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 73 (37.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 71 (36.22%) ETL
10 67 (34.18%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (26.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 48 (24.49%) .NET
13 43 (21.94%) MS Excel
14 42 (21.43%) C#
15 40 (20.41%) SQL Server 2005
16 39 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (18.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 36 (18.37%) OLTP
18 36 (18.37%) Windows
19 33 (16.84%) ASP.NET
20 29 (14.80%) DTS
21 27 (13.78%) JavaScript
21 27 (13.78%) MVC
22 26 (13.27%) HTML
22 26 (13.27%) CSS
22 26 (13.27%) Cognos
23 25 (12.76%) Oracle
23 25 (12.76%) Degree
24 24 (12.24%) Data Migration
24 24 (12.24%) Migration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.16%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (4.59%) IIS
4 6 (3.06%) CMS
5 5 (2.55%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.02%) Apache
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.51%) JBoss
9 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.51%) Node.js
9 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 43 (21.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.20%) HTTP
2 5 (2.55%) SAN
3 3 (1.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (43.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 74 (37.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (37.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (34.18%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (26.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (20.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 37 (18.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (18.37%) OLTP
9 29 (14.80%) DTS
10 14 (7.14%) OLAP
11 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (6.12%) MySQL
13 11 (5.61%) OLAP Cube
14 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (5.10%) Relational Database
15 9 (4.59%) Oracle Database
16 6 (3.06%) Star Schema
17 4 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
18 2 (1.02%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 13 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.10%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.57%) NUnit
3 7 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (3.06%) MSTest
5 4 (2.04%) Selenium
5 4 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.51%) Toad
8 1 (0.51%) Subversion
8 1 (0.51%) StyleCop
General
1 78 (39.80%) Finance
2 17 (8.67%) Banking
3 10 (5.10%) Retail
4 7 (3.57%) Advertising
5 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.04%) Marketing
6 4 (2.04%) Electronics
6 4 (2.04%) Law
6 4 (2.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (46.43%) Developer
2 47 (23.98%) DBA
3 38 (19.39%) Analyst
4 36 (18.37%) SQL DBA
5 30 (15.31%) Administrator
6 28 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 25 (12.76%) SQL Developer
8 16 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (5.10%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 10 (5.10%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.59%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (3.57%) Business Analyst
13 6 (3.06%) Analyst Developer
14 5 (2.55%) Web Developer
14 5 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (2.55%) Programmer
15 4 (2.04%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.49%) .NET
2 33 (16.84%) ASP.NET
3 26 (13.27%) CSS
3 26 (13.27%) HTML
4 19 (9.69%) XML
5 18 (9.18%) Web Services
5 18 (9.18%) WCF
6 16 (8.16%) .NET Framework
7 13 (6.63%) jQuery
7 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (5.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (4.59%) LINQ
10 8 (4.08%) LINQ to SQL
10 8 (4.08%) SOAP
10 8 (4.08%) WinForms
10 8 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (3.57%) NHibernate
11 7 (3.57%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (3.57%) MonoRail
12 5 (2.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.20%) AS400
2 16 (8.16%) Clustering
3 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.57%) Tandem
5 6 (3.06%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.55%) Replication
7 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.04%) iSeries
8 3 (1.53%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.02%) FMCG
9 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.37%) Windows
2 21 (10.71%) Linux
2 21 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (8.67%) OS/400
4 16 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.04%) UNIX
5 4 (2.04%) AIX
6 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
2 71 (36.22%) ETL
3 39 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (13.78%) MVC
5 24 (12.24%) Migration
5 24 (12.24%) Data Migration
6 22 (11.22%) Kimball Methodology
7 19 (9.69%) Mentoring
7 19 (9.69%) TDD
8 18 (9.18%) Scrum
9 17 (8.67%) Project Management
10 10 (5.10%) OO
10 10 (5.10%) CRM
10 10 (5.10%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.10%) Data Transformation
10 10 (5.10%) Data Mapping
11 9 (4.59%) Web Application Development
11 9 (4.59%) Use Case
12 7 (3.57%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 137 (69.90%) SQL
2 75 (38.27%) T-SQL
3 42 (21.43%) C#
4 27 (13.78%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.06%) Java
7 4 (2.04%) COBOL
7 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.04%) VB
7 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.04%) XAML
8 2 (1.02%) VBA
8 2 (1.02%) C
9 1 (0.51%) RPG
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) Python
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (12.76%) Degree
2 16 (8.16%) VCP5
2 16 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.10%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.02%) MCITP
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 126 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.27%) Cognos
3 25 (12.76%) Oracle
4 22 (11.22%) VMware
5 21 (10.71%) IBM
6 7 (3.57%) Business Objects
7 6 (3.06%) Teradata
7 6 (3.06%) Informatica
8 4 (2.04%) SAP
8 4 (2.04%) LexisNexis
9 3 (1.53%) Cisco
9 3 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.53%) Apple
10 2 (1.02%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.02%) HP
10 2 (1.02%) Dell
11 1 (0.51%) Citrix
11 1 (0.51%) Avaya
11 1 (0.51%) Twitter
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