The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 38 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 20.77% 13.99% 21.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.37% 55.56% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 25
Average salary £35,684 £33,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,303 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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 Newport region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
54 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 29.51% 25.17% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 54 35 31
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Newport region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Newport

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 41 (51.25%) .NET
2 31 (38.75%) C#
3 28 (35.00%) HTML
4 27 (33.75%) Windows
5 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 23 (28.75%) XML
6 23 (28.75%) Java
7 21 (26.25%) CSS
8 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 19 (23.75%) Linux
10 17 (21.25%) Finance
10 17 (21.25%) Advertising
10 17 (21.25%) jQuery
11 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (20.00%) VMware
11 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 16 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (18.75%) SQL
12 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
12 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (18.75%) Ajax
13 14 (17.50%) SDLC
14 13 (16.25%) JMeter
14 13 (16.25%) Scrum
14 13 (16.25%) Selenium
15 12 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (15.00%) XSLT
15 12 (15.00%) VCP5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.25%) JBoss
3 4 (5.00%) Apache
3 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.25%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) HTTP
2 7 (8.75%) Firewall
3 6 (7.50%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (7.50%) iSCSI
3 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (1.25%) WAN
5 1 (1.25%) DHCP
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
5 1 (1.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) MySQL
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (16.25%) Selenium
2 13 (16.25%) JMeter
3 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.75%) Maven
4 3 (3.75%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
1 17 (21.25%) Advertising
2 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (47.50%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Administrator
4 11 (13.75%) C# Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.75%) Tester
8 6 (7.50%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.50%) DBA
8 6 (7.50%) Project Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) SQL DBA
9 5 (6.25%) Technical Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Automation Tester
10 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Lead .NET Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.25%) .NET
2 28 (35.00%) HTML
3 23 (28.75%) XML
4 21 (26.25%) CSS
5 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (21.25%) jQuery
7 15 (18.75%) Ajax
8 12 (15.00%) XSLT
9 8 (10.00%) JSON
10 6 (7.50%) Web Services
11 4 (5.00%) Java SE
11 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.00%) Spring
11 4 (5.00%) SOAP
12 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.75%) REST
13 2 (2.50%) CSS3
13 2 (2.50%) HTML5
13 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
14 1 (1.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) AS400
2 6 (7.50%) EqualLogic
2 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.25%) Xbox
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.75%) Windows
2 19 (23.75%) Linux
3 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.25%) OS/400
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.25%) Solaris
6 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.50%) SDLC
3 13 (16.25%) Scrum
4 9 (11.25%) MVC
5 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.25%) BDD
7 4 (5.00%) TDD
7 4 (5.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (3.75%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (3.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (3.75%) Automation Testing
8 3 (3.75%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.50%) Change Control
9 2 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.50%) Line Management
9 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) C#
2 23 (28.75%) Java
3 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.75%) SQL
5 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.25%) VB
6 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (15.00%) VCP5
2 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.50%) MCITP
4 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.00%) CCNP
5 4 (5.00%) ISEB
6 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.50%) CCNA
8 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) VMware
3 9 (11.25%) IBM
4 7 (8.75%) Cisco
5 6 (7.50%) Dell
5 6 (7.50%) Dell Compellent
6 5 (6.25%) Citrix
6 5 (6.25%) Cognos
7 4 (5.00%) Oracle
8 3 (3.75%) HP
8 3 (3.75%) Red Gate
9 1 (1.25%) Borland