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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 110 35 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.92% 9.02% 20.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.38% 39.33% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 98 33 106
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £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
210 89 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.39% 22.94% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 179 79 170
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 143 (70.79%) SQL
2 128 (63.37%) Microsoft
3 87 (43.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (40.10%) T-SQL
5 79 (39.11%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (37.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 72 (35.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 72 (35.64%) Finance
7 72 (35.64%) ETL
8 66 (32.67%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (25.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 48 (23.76%) .NET
11 42 (20.79%) C#
11 42 (20.79%) MS Excel
12 40 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (19.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (18.81%) SQL Server 2005
14 37 (18.32%) Windows
15 33 (16.34%) ASP.NET
15 33 (16.34%) OLTP
16 30 (14.85%) HTML
17 28 (13.86%) JavaScript
18 26 (12.87%) Migration
18 26 (12.87%) Data Migration
18 26 (12.87%) CSS
18 26 (12.87%) Oracle
18 26 (12.87%) DTS
19 25 (12.38%) MVC
20 24 (11.88%) Degree
21 23 (11.39%) Linux

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 15 (7.43%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.44%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (4.46%) IIS
4 6 (2.97%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.48%) Node.js
5 5 (2.48%) CMS
6 4 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.49%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.99%) Apache
8 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.50%) JBoss
9 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 42 (20.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.98%) MS Office
3 3 (1.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.50%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.43%) HTTP
2 6 (2.97%) SAN
3 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) SMTP
4 1 (0.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (43.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 75 (37.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (35.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (32.67%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (25.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (19.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (18.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 33 (16.34%) OLTP
9 26 (12.87%) DTS
10 17 (8.42%) OLAP
11 16 (7.92%) MySQL
12 14 (6.93%) Relational Database
12 14 (6.93%) OLAP Cube
13 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (4.95%) Oracle Database
16 7 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (2.97%) Star Schema
18 4 (1.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (5.94%) Visual Studio
1 12 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.97%) NUnit
2 6 (2.97%) MSTest
2 6 (2.97%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.98%) Spock
4 4 (1.98%) Gradle
4 4 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.98%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (1.98%) Mockito
4 4 (1.98%) JUnit
4 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.49%) Selenium
6 2 (0.99%) Subversion
6 2 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.50%) Toad
7 1 (0.50%) StyleCop
General
1 72 (35.64%) Finance
2 17 (8.42%) Banking
3 10 (4.95%) Retail
4 8 (3.96%) Advertising
5 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.98%) Legal
6 4 (1.98%) Electronics
7 3 (1.49%) Law
7 3 (1.49%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (47.52%) Developer
2 45 (22.28%) DBA
3 38 (18.81%) Analyst
4 33 (16.34%) SQL DBA
5 31 (15.35%) Administrator
6 27 (13.37%) .NET Developer
7 25 (12.38%) SQL Developer
8 14 (6.93%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 14 (6.93%) Senior Developer
9 13 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 11 (5.45%) SQL Server DBA
12 10 (4.95%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (3.96%) Business Analyst
14 6 (2.97%) Java Developer
14 6 (2.97%) ASP.NET Developer
15 5 (2.48%) Analyst Developer
15 5 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
15 5 (2.48%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.76%) .NET
2 33 (16.34%) ASP.NET
3 30 (14.85%) HTML
4 26 (12.87%) CSS
5 20 (9.90%) XML
6 18 (8.91%) Web Services
6 18 (8.91%) jQuery
7 15 (7.43%) .NET Framework
7 15 (7.43%) WCF
8 12 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (5.45%) LINQ
10 10 (4.95%) LINQ to SQL
10 10 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (4.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (4.46%) SOAP
12 8 (3.96%) WinForms
13 7 (3.47%) Spring
13 7 (3.47%) HTML5
13 7 (3.47%) Hibernate
13 7 (3.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.92%) Clustering
2 15 (7.43%) AS400
2 15 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.97%) Tandem
4 6 (2.97%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.98%) Replication
6 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.99%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.99%) iSeries
6 2 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.32%) Windows
2 23 (11.39%) Linux
3 18 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (6.93%) OS/400
5 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.49%) UNIX
6 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.99%) Android
7 2 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (39.11%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (35.64%) ETL
3 40 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (12.87%) Migration
4 26 (12.87%) Data Migration
5 25 (12.38%) MVC
6 23 (11.39%) Kimball Methodology
7 21 (10.40%) TDD
8 19 (9.41%) Project Management
9 17 (8.42%) Scrum
10 15 (7.43%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.93%) OO
11 14 (6.93%) CRM
12 11 (5.45%) Data Transformation
13 10 (4.95%) Data Mapping
13 10 (4.95%) Web Development
14 9 (4.46%) Use Case
14 9 (4.46%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.46%) Data Cleansing
15 8 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 143 (70.79%) SQL
2 81 (40.10%) T-SQL
3 42 (20.79%) C#
4 28 (13.86%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.92%) VB.NET
6 11 (5.45%) Java
7 5 (2.48%) PHP
8 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.98%) VB
8 4 (1.98%) Groovy
9 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.49%) XAML
10 2 (0.99%) VBA
10 2 (0.99%) C
10 2 (0.99%) COBOL
11 1 (0.50%) RPG
11 1 (0.50%) Python
11 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (11.88%) Degree
2 14 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (6.44%) VCP5
4 10 (4.95%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.49%) MCITP
5 3 (1.49%) VCP4
6 1 (0.50%) MCSE
6 1 (0.50%) MCSA
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) CCNA
6 1 (0.50%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.98%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.98%) vSphere
2 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 128 (63.37%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.87%) Oracle
3 22 (10.89%) Cognos
4 21 (10.40%) VMware
5 16 (7.92%) IBM
6 6 (2.97%) Teradata
6 6 (2.97%) Informatica
6 6 (2.97%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.97%) SAP
7 4 (1.98%) Cisco
8 3 (1.49%) HP
8 3 (1.49%) Dell
8 3 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.49%) Apple
8 3 (1.49%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.49%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.50%) Twitter
9 1 (0.50%) Verint
9 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
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