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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 107 110 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.85% 16.47% 12.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.85% 50.69% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 95 82 76
Median salary £37,000 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £29,775 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
165 217 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.98% 32.49% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 146 173 145
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
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 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 125 (54.35%) SQL
2 103 (44.78%) .NET
3 101 (43.91%) C#
4 87 (37.83%) Microsoft
5 68 (29.57%) MVC
6 63 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (26.52%) HTML
7 61 (26.52%) MS Excel
8 58 (25.22%) ASP.NET
9 53 (23.04%) JavaScript
10 52 (22.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (20.87%) T-SQL
12 47 (20.43%) CSS
13 46 (20.00%) Oracle
13 46 (20.00%) Degree
14 42 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 38 (16.52%) Finance
17 36 (15.65%) Windows
17 36 (15.65%) jQuery
17 36 (15.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 34 (14.78%) Web Services
19 33 (14.35%) VB.NET
19 33 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
20 31 (13.48%) XML
21 30 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
22 29 (12.61%) ETL
23 28 (12.17%) SDLC
24 27 (11.74%) SQL Server 2012
24 27 (11.74%) MySQL

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 9 (3.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.04%) CMS
3 7 (3.04%) IIS
4 6 (2.61%) Node.js
4 6 (2.61%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.74%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.30%) Commerce Server
7 3 (1.30%) Confluence
7 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.87%) Apache
9 1 (0.43%) DNN
9 1 (0.43%) JBoss
9 1 (0.43%) Moodle
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
9 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 61 (26.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.30%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.52%) Firewall
2 6 (2.61%) Internet
3 5 (2.17%) SAN
4 4 (1.74%) DNS
4 4 (1.74%) NAS
4 4 (1.74%) VPN
5 3 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.30%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (1.30%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.30%) VoIP
6 2 (0.87%) HTTP
6 2 (0.87%) LAN
6 2 (0.87%) WAN
7 1 (0.43%) DHCP
7 1 (0.43%) VLAN
7 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 39 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (15.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 33 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (11.74%) MySQL
6 27 (11.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 19 (8.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (6.96%) OLAP
10 13 (5.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (5.22%) DB2
12 11 (4.78%) OLAP Cube
13 9 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (3.48%) Power BI
15 6 (2.61%) PowerPivot
16 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
16 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
17 4 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (7.83%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.35%) Subversion
4 6 (2.61%) JUnit
4 6 (2.61%) SoapUI
4 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.74%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.30%) JIRA
6 3 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.30%) Selenium
7 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.87%) NuGet
7 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.43%) FishEye
8 1 (0.43%) NUnit
8 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (16.52%) Finance
2 15 (6.52%) Advertising
3 13 (5.65%) Games
4 10 (4.35%) Marketing
5 9 (3.91%) Electronics
5 9 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.04%) Law
7 6 (2.61%) Legal
8 2 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 154 (66.96%) Developer
2 67 (29.13%) .NET Developer
3 34 (14.78%) C# Developer
4 32 (13.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 29 (12.61%) Senior Developer
6 29 (12.61%) SQL Developer
7 28 (12.17%) Analyst
8 18 (7.83%) Senior .NET Developer
9 17 (7.39%) Junior
9 17 (7.39%) Junior Developer
10 16 (6.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 16 (6.96%) SSRS Developer
11 15 (6.52%) .NET Software Developer
12 13 (5.65%) Database Developer
12 13 (5.65%) DBA
13 11 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 11 (4.78%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (4.78%) Systems Support
14 10 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (44.78%) .NET
2 61 (26.52%) HTML
3 58 (25.22%) ASP.NET
4 47 (20.43%) CSS
5 36 (15.65%) jQuery
6 34 (14.78%) Web Services
7 31 (13.48%) XML
8 21 (9.13%) WCF
9 19 (8.26%) AngularJS
9 19 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (6.96%) SOAP
11 15 (6.52%) HTML5
12 13 (5.65%) .NET Framework
12 13 (5.65%) Ajax
13 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (5.22%) MDX
14 11 (4.78%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (4.35%) REST
16 9 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (3.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.13%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.74%) Fintech
5 4 (1.74%) Replication
6 3 (1.30%) Clustering
6 3 (1.30%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.30%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.87%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.87%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.43%) Informatics
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.65%) Windows
2 20 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.96%) Linux
4 14 (6.09%) Unix
5 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.43%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.57%) MVC
2 63 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (12.61%) ETL
5 28 (12.17%) SDLC
6 26 (11.30%) Scrum
6 26 (11.30%) Software Engineering
7 21 (9.13%) OO
8 18 (7.83%) TDD
9 14 (6.09%) ITIL
9 14 (6.09%) Web Development
10 13 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.65%) Kimball Methodology
11 10 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.35%) Migration
11 10 (4.35%) Online Marketing
11 10 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.35%) Test Planning
11 10 (4.35%) Time Management
12 9 (3.91%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 125 (54.35%) SQL
2 101 (43.91%) C#
3 53 (23.04%) JavaScript
4 48 (20.87%) T-SQL
5 33 (14.35%) VB.NET
6 24 (10.43%) Java
7 13 (5.65%) PHP
7 13 (5.65%) VB
8 12 (5.22%) C++
8 12 (5.22%) Python
9 11 (4.78%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.74%) Delphi
11 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.87%) Korn
13 1 (0.43%) Perl
13 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
13 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (20.00%) Degree
2 16 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.61%) MCSE
4 5 (2.17%) ISEB
5 4 (1.74%) MCITP
6 3 (1.30%) CCNA
6 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.30%) MCP
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.87%) MCSA
7 2 (0.87%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.70%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.17%) vSphere
5 4 (1.74%) Docker
5 4 (1.74%) XenApp
5 4 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.61%) WSUS
2 4 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.43%) Nagios
3 1 (0.43%) OpenView
3 1 (0.43%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.43%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 87 (37.83%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.00%) Oracle
3 23 (10.00%) VMware
4 12 (5.22%) Cisco
5 10 (4.35%) Sybase
6 8 (3.48%) SAP
7 7 (3.04%) Citrix
8 4 (1.74%) Adobe
8 4 (1.74%) HP
8 4 (1.74%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.74%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.74%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.30%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.30%) Dell
9 3 (1.30%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (1.30%) IBM
9 3 (1.30%) Symantec
9 3 (1.30%) Veritas
10 2 (0.87%) Avaya
10 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds
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Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Up to £35,000 p.a. depending on experience
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