The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 74 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 22 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.86% 0.81% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.21% 3.39% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 11
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SQL Server 2012
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 South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
354 236 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.97% 23.98% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 304 206 298
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South Wales region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +22 17 £45,000 +28.57%
Newport - 4 £33,750 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2012
Wales

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (89.29%) SQL
3 44 (78.57%) T-SQL
4 43 (76.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (73.21%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (67.86%) ETL
6 38 (67.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (66.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
9 32 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (55.36%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (53.57%) Finance
12 29 (51.79%) OLTP
13 21 (37.50%) DTS
13 21 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
14 20 (35.71%) Cognos
15 17 (30.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
16 10 (17.86%) Windows
17 9 (16.07%) Clustering
18 8 (14.29%) Migration
18 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
19 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
19 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
19 6 (10.71%) Banking
19 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
20 5 (8.93%) OLAP Cube
20 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
20 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) SAN
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (76.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (67.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (66.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (55.36%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (51.79%) OLTP
8 21 (37.50%) DTS
9 17 (30.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (8.93%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (8.93%) OLAP
10 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (7.14%) MySQL
12 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
12 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) DBA
2 26 (46.43%) SQL DBA
3 24 (42.86%) Administrator
4 17 (30.36%) Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (7.14%) ETL Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Senior ETL Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (7.14%) Programmer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) MDX
2 4 (7.14%) LINQ
2 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 4 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) COM
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) LAMP
4 1 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) Replication
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) AS400
4 1 (1.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (67.86%) ETL
3 21 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Scrum
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.79%) Web Development
10 1 (1.79%) CRM
10 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.79%) Change Control
10 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (89.29%) SQL
2 44 (78.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 4 (7.14%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.79%) MCSA
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.71%) Cognos
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Apple
6 1 (1.79%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.79%) Verint
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Avaya