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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 88 60 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.50% 10.38% 22.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.67% 38.71% 58.55%
Number of salaries quoted 76 56 135
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,625 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £43,400
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
197 155 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.21% 26.82% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 161 127 213
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 140 (68.29%) SQL
2 126 (61.46%) Microsoft
3 92 (44.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (40.98%) Business Intelligence
5 80 (39.02%) Finance
5 80 (39.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (37.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 75 (36.59%) ETL
7 75 (36.59%) T-SQL
8 72 (35.12%) Data Warehouse
9 54 (26.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 47 (22.93%) .NET
11 43 (20.98%) MS Excel
11 43 (20.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 41 (20.00%) C#
13 39 (19.02%) OLTP
13 39 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (18.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 35 (17.07%) Windows
16 32 (15.61%) DTS
16 32 (15.61%) ASP.NET
17 31 (15.12%) Cognos
18 27 (13.17%) Degree
19 26 (12.68%) JavaScript
19 26 (12.68%) MVC
20 25 (12.20%) HTML
20 25 (12.20%) CSS
20 25 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
21 24 (11.71%) Oracle
21 24 (11.71%) Migration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.80%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (3.90%) IIS
4 6 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.93%) CMS
5 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.95%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.98%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.49%) JBoss
9 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.49%) Node.js
9 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 43 (20.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.98%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.76%) HTTP
2 4 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) VLAN
4 1 (0.49%) Skype
4 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (44.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 80 (39.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (37.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (35.12%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (26.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (20.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 39 (19.02%) OLTP
8 37 (18.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (15.61%) DTS
10 15 (7.32%) OLAP
11 13 (6.34%) MySQL
11 13 (6.34%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (5.85%) OLAP Cube
13 11 (5.37%) Relational Database
14 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (4.39%) Oracle Database
16 6 (2.93%) Star Schema
17 5 (2.44%) Cognos Powerplay
17 5 (2.44%) Cognos Query Studio
17 5 (2.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.41%) NUnit
2 7 (3.41%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (2.93%) MSTest
4 4 (1.95%) Selenium
4 4 (1.95%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.98%) Toad
7 1 (0.49%) JUnit
7 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.49%) Subversion
7 1 (0.49%) StyleCop
General
1 80 (39.02%) Finance
2 17 (8.29%) Banking
3 8 (3.90%) Retail
4 7 (3.41%) Advertising
5 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.93%) Law
5 6 (2.93%) Marketing
6 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.95%) Legal
7 4 (1.95%) Electronics
8 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (44.88%) Developer
2 53 (25.85%) DBA
3 42 (20.49%) SQL DBA
4 40 (19.51%) Analyst
5 32 (15.61%) Administrator
6 27 (13.17%) .NET Developer
7 24 (11.71%) SQL Developer
8 16 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (5.37%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 11 (5.37%) SQL Server DBA
11 9 (4.39%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (4.39%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.41%) Analyst Developer
13 6 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (2.44%) Programmer
14 5 (2.44%) Web Developer
15 4 (1.95%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.93%) .NET
2 32 (15.61%) ASP.NET
3 25 (12.20%) CSS
3 25 (12.20%) HTML
4 20 (9.76%) Web Services
5 17 (8.29%) WCF
6 15 (7.32%) .NET Framework
7 14 (6.83%) XML
8 13 (6.34%) jQuery
9 12 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (4.88%) Entity Framework
11 7 (3.41%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (3.41%) LINQ
11 7 (3.41%) MonoRail
11 7 (3.41%) NHibernate
12 6 (2.93%) WinForms
12 6 (2.93%) SOAP
12 6 (2.93%) LINQ to SQL
13 5 (2.44%) MDX
13 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.76%) AS400
2 14 (6.83%) Clustering
3 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.41%) Tandem
5 6 (2.93%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.44%) FMCG
6 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.44%) Replication
7 4 (1.95%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.95%) iSeries
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.07%) Windows
2 21 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (9.76%) Linux
4 17 (8.29%) OS/400
5 16 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.95%) UNIX
6 4 (1.95%) AIX
7 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.98%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) CentOS
9 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (40.98%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (36.59%) ETL
3 39 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (12.68%) MVC
5 25 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
6 24 (11.71%) Data Migration
6 24 (11.71%) Migration
7 20 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 19 (9.27%) TDD
9 17 (8.29%) Scrum
9 17 (8.29%) Project Management
10 11 (5.37%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.88%) Data Transformation
11 10 (4.88%) Data Mapping
12 9 (4.39%) Use Case
12 9 (4.39%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.90%) OO
13 8 (3.90%) CRM
13 8 (3.90%) Web Application Development
14 6 (2.93%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 140 (68.29%) SQL
2 75 (36.59%) T-SQL
3 41 (20.00%) C#
4 26 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.37%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.90%) Java
7 4 (1.95%) COBOL
7 4 (1.95%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.95%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.95%) XAML
8 3 (1.46%) VB
9 2 (0.98%) C
9 2 (0.98%) PHP
9 2 (0.98%) Python
10 1 (0.49%) VBA
10 1 (0.49%) Perl
10 1 (0.49%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) RPG
10 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (13.17%) Degree
2 16 (7.80%) VCP5
2 16 (7.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.88%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) MCSE
5 1 (0.49%) MCSA
5 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.46%) vSphere
4 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Nagios
1 1 (0.49%) Graphite
Vendors
1 126 (61.46%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.12%) Cognos
3 24 (11.71%) Oracle
4 21 (10.24%) IBM
4 21 (10.24%) VMware
5 7 (3.41%) Teradata
5 7 (3.41%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.41%) Informatica
6 4 (1.95%) LexisNexis
7 3 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.46%) Apple
8 2 (0.98%) SAP
8 2 (0.98%) Cisco
9 1 (0.49%) Citrix
9 1 (0.49%) Avaya
9 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.49%) Twitter
9 1 (0.49%) Verint
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