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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 102 146 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.99% 18.02% 19.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.31% 63.20% 68.72%
Number of salaries quoted 94 114 127
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £29,575 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
195 231 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.75% 28.52% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 183 183 178
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 July 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 108 (49.09%) SQL
2 96 (43.64%) .NET
3 90 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 89 (40.45%) C#
5 72 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (28.18%) MVC
7 54 (24.55%) HTML
7 54 (24.55%) MS Excel
8 53 (24.09%) T-SQL
8 53 (24.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (23.64%) JavaScript
10 50 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 50 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 47 (21.36%) Oracle
12 44 (20.00%) Windows
13 40 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (15.91%) CSS
14 35 (15.91%) Finance
15 34 (15.45%) XML
15 34 (15.45%) jQuery
15 34 (15.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 33 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 33 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
16 33 (15.00%) ETL
17 30 (13.64%) Visual Studio
17 30 (13.64%) Degree
17 30 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (13.18%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (13.18%) VB.NET
18 29 (13.18%) Java

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 11 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.64%) CMS
2 8 (3.64%) IIS
3 6 (2.73%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.27%) Apache
4 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.27%) JBoss
4 5 (2.27%) Oracle 10gAS
4 5 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.27%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.36%) Commerce Server
6 3 (1.36%) Confluence
6 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 54 (24.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.27%) Firewall
2 7 (3.18%) VPN
3 6 (2.73%) Intranet
3 6 (2.73%) SAN
4 5 (2.27%) DNS
4 5 (2.27%) NAS
5 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.36%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (1.36%) Internet
5 3 (1.36%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.91%) DHCP
6 2 (0.91%) LAN
6 2 (0.91%) VoIP
6 2 (0.91%) WAN
7 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.45%) HTTP
7 1 (0.45%) MPLS
7 1 (0.45%) VLAN
7 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 50 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (15.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 33 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (12.27%) MySQL
7 18 (8.18%) OLAP
8 17 (7.73%) Relational Database
9 12 (5.45%) OLAP Cube
10 11 (5.00%) DB2
10 11 (5.00%) Oracle Database
11 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (2.73%) Power BI
14 6 (2.73%) PowerPivot
15 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 30 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 29 (13.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.82%) Subversion
4 8 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (3.18%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.27%) JUnit
6 5 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.27%) PVCS
7 4 (1.82%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.82%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.36%) JIRA
8 3 (1.36%) NUnit
8 3 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.36%) Selenium
8 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.91%) Mockito
9 2 (0.91%) MorphX
9 2 (0.91%) Spock
9 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (15.91%) Finance
2 21 (9.55%) Advertising
3 8 (3.64%) Games
4 6 (2.73%) Legal
5 5 (2.27%) Electronics
6 4 (1.82%) Law
7 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.91%) Marketing
8 2 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 139 (63.18%) Developer
2 48 (21.82%) .NET Developer
3 30 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 26 (11.82%) Senior Developer
5 23 (10.45%) Software Developer
6 20 (9.09%) Analyst
6 20 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 17 (7.73%) Database Developer
8 16 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (6.82%) Junior
9 15 (6.82%) Junior Developer
9 15 (6.82%) SSRS Developer
10 13 (5.91%) DBA
11 11 (5.00%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (4.55%) Senior Database Developer
13 9 (4.09%) SSIS Developer
14 8 (3.64%) Junior .NET Developer
14 8 (3.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (43.64%) .NET
2 54 (24.55%) HTML
3 50 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 35 (15.91%) CSS
5 34 (15.45%) jQuery
5 34 (15.45%) XML
6 24 (10.91%) .NET Framework
7 23 (10.45%) Web Services
8 20 (9.09%) HTML5
9 17 (7.73%) WCF
10 16 (7.27%) Ajax
11 15 (6.82%) SOAP
12 14 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (6.36%) MDX
13 13 (5.91%) Entity Framework
14 10 (4.55%) JSON
15 9 (4.09%) AngularJS
15 9 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (4.09%) CSS3
15 9 (4.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.27%) Fintech
5 4 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.82%) Replication
6 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.36%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.91%) Clustering
7 2 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.45%) Informatics
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.00%) Windows
2 22 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (9.09%) Linux
4 17 (7.73%) Unix
5 11 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.91%) Android
9 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (28.18%) MVC
3 40 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (15.00%) ETL
5 28 (12.73%) Scrum
5 28 (12.73%) SDLC
6 26 (11.82%) TDD
7 24 (10.91%) OO
8 20 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.82%) ITIL
10 12 (5.45%) Web Development
11 10 (4.55%) DevOps
11 10 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (4.09%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.64%) High Availability
13 8 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (3.64%) Unit Testing
14 7 (3.18%) Migration
14 7 (3.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 108 (49.09%) SQL
2 89 (40.45%) C#
3 53 (24.09%) T-SQL
4 52 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 29 (13.18%) Java
5 29 (13.18%) VB.NET
6 18 (8.18%) PHP
7 12 (5.45%) Python
7 12 (5.45%) VB
8 11 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.55%) C++
10 6 (2.73%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.82%) Delphi
12 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.91%) Groovy
13 2 (0.91%) Korn
13 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.91%) X++
14 1 (0.45%) Perl
14 1 (0.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (13.64%) Degree
2 17 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.18%) MCSE
4 5 (2.27%) ISEB
4 5 (2.27%) MCITP
5 3 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.36%) CCNA
5 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.36%) MCP
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.91%) HND
6 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.91%) MCSA
7 1 (0.45%) MCTS
7 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) QA
2 5 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.18%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.18%) vSphere
5 4 (1.82%) Docker
5 4 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.82%) XenApp
5 4 (1.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.27%) WSUS
2 4 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.45%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) OpenView
3 1 (0.45%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.45%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 90 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 47 (21.36%) Oracle
3 28 (12.73%) VMware
4 13 (5.91%) Cisco
5 12 (5.45%) Sybase
6 7 (3.18%) Citrix
7 6 (2.73%) SAP
7 6 (2.73%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.27%) Serena
9 4 (1.82%) Adobe
9 4 (1.82%) HP
9 4 (1.82%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.36%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.36%) Avaya
10 3 (1.36%) Dell
10 3 (1.36%) Google
10 3 (1.36%) IBM
10 3 (1.36%) Symantec
10 3 (1.36%) Veritas
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