The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 186 99 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.26% 11.96% 18.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.15% 56.90% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 171 88 169
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
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
403 174 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.06% 21.01% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 366 155 266
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,977 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL Server
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in South Wales

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in South Wales

SQL Server
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 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 +9 110 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Newport +9 50 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Caerphilly +1 10 £38,400 +14.62% 1
Monmouthshire 0 7 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Torfaen -23 3 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Bridgend +3 1 £37,500 +53.06% 3
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £40,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

1 220 (59.14%) SQL
2 201 (54.03%) Microsoft
3 120 (32.26%) .NET
4 116 (31.18%) T-SQL
5 109 (29.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 107 (28.76%) C#
7 105 (28.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 104 (27.96%) Business Intelligence
9 102 (27.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 99 (26.61%) Finance
11 87 (23.39%) ETL
12 83 (22.31%) MS Excel
12 83 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
13 79 (21.24%) ASP.NET
14 73 (19.62%) Windows
15 71 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
16 70 (18.82%) MVC
17 68 (18.28%) SQL Server 2012
18 67 (18.01%) HTML
19 61 (16.40%) JavaScript
20 59 (15.86%) CSS
21 55 (14.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 52 (13.98%) SQL Server 2005
23 45 (12.10%) Oracle
24 44 (11.83%) Scrum
25 42 (11.29%) VMware
26 39 (10.48%) XML
27 38 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
27 38 (10.22%) TDD
27 38 (10.22%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (5.38%) IIS
2 18 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.03%) CMS
3 15 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (3.76%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.49%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.69%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.15%) Commerce Server
8 6 (1.61%) Node.js
9 5 (1.34%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.34%) JBoss
9 5 (1.34%) Apache
9 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.81%) Lync
12 1 (0.27%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 83 (22.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.96%) MS Office
3 7 (1.88%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.81%) PaaS
3 3 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.57%) SAN
1 17 (4.57%) Firewall
2 15 (4.03%) HTTP
3 11 (2.96%) DNS
4 10 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (2.69%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.42%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (2.42%) iSCSI
5 9 (2.42%) Internet
6 4 (1.08%) NAS
7 3 (0.81%) DHCP
7 3 (0.81%) LAN
7 3 (0.81%) WAN
8 2 (0.54%) VoIP
8 2 (0.54%) VPN
8 2 (0.54%) PPTP
8 2 (0.54%) LDAP
9 1 (0.27%) FTP
9 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (29.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 105 (28.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 102 (27.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
5 68 (18.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (14.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 52 (13.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 33 (8.87%) OLTP
9 26 (6.99%) DTS
10 21 (5.65%) OLAP
11 19 (5.11%) Relational Database
12 18 (4.84%) MySQL
13 16 (4.30%) Oracle Database
14 13 (3.49%) OLAP Cube
14 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (2.15%) Star Schema
17 7 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.30%) NUnit
4 15 (4.03%) MSTest
5 13 (3.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (2.69%) Selenium
7 9 (2.42%) Moq
8 7 (1.88%) JMeter
9 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.08%) Gradle
10 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.08%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (1.08%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.08%) Spock
10 4 (1.08%) JUnit
10 4 (1.08%) Mockito
11 3 (0.81%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.54%) Subversion
12 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 99 (26.61%) Finance
2 25 (6.72%) Advertising
3 18 (4.84%) Banking
4 10 (2.69%) Retail
5 6 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.08%) Legal
6 4 (1.08%) Electronics
7 3 (0.81%) Law
7 3 (0.81%) Marketing
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.54%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 173 (46.51%) Developer
2 72 (19.35%) Analyst
3 56 (15.05%) DBA
3 56 (15.05%) .NET Developer
4 41 (11.02%) Administrator
5 40 (10.75%) SQL DBA
6 28 (7.53%) SQL Developer
7 24 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 24 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 21 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 21 (5.65%) Business Analyst
9 14 (3.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 13 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (3.23%) Software Developer
12 11 (2.96%) Support Analyst
12 11 (2.96%) SQL Server DBA
13 10 (2.69%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (2.69%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.69%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (32.26%) .NET
2 79 (21.24%) ASP.NET
3 67 (18.01%) HTML
4 59 (15.86%) CSS
5 39 (10.48%) XML
6 38 (10.22%) .NET Framework
6 38 (10.22%) jQuery
7 32 (8.60%) WCF
8 31 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (8.06%) Web Services
10 20 (5.38%) Ajax
10 20 (5.38%) HTML5
11 17 (4.57%) SOAP
12 15 (4.03%) REST
13 14 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (3.49%) Castle Windsor
14 13 (3.49%) WinForms
15 12 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 11 (2.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.18%) Clustering
3 17 (4.57%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.03%) AS400
5 11 (2.96%) Replication
6 10 (2.69%) EqualLogic
6 10 (2.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (1.61%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.61%) Tandem
9 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.81%) Statistics
11 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.54%) GIS
11 2 (0.54%) Social Network
11 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.54%) Open Source
11 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 73 (19.62%) Windows
2 32 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (6.72%) Linux
4 24 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.76%) OS/400
7 9 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.81%) Android
9 2 (0.54%) UNIX
9 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (27.96%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (23.39%) ETL
3 83 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (18.82%) MVC
5 44 (11.83%) Scrum
6 38 (10.22%) TDD
7 29 (7.80%) Migration
7 29 (7.80%) Data Migration
8 26 (6.99%) Kimball Methodology
9 23 (6.18%) Mentoring
10 22 (5.91%) Project Management
11 21 (5.65%) CRM
12 20 (5.38%) OO
12 20 (5.38%) Unit Testing
13 18 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (4.57%) Data Transformation
15 16 (4.30%) Web Application Development
16 15 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (4.03%) ITIL
17 13 (3.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 220 (59.14%) SQL
2 116 (31.18%) T-SQL
3 107 (28.76%) C#
4 61 (16.40%) JavaScript
5 29 (7.80%) VB.NET
6 16 (4.30%) Java
7 13 (3.49%) VB
8 12 (3.23%) VBA
9 6 (1.61%) PHP
10 5 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.08%) C++
11 4 (1.08%) VB6
11 4 (1.08%) Groovy
12 3 (0.81%) XAML
13 2 (0.54%) Python
13 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.54%) C
13 2 (0.54%) Delphi
13 2 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (8.87%) Degree
3 20 (5.38%) VCP5
3 20 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (3.49%) MCITP
5 10 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.69%) MCDBA
6 9 (2.42%) MCP
6 9 (2.42%) MCSE
7 7 (1.88%) CCNP
8 6 (1.61%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.61%) VCP4
9 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.08%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.81%) CCNA
11 2 (0.54%) ISEB
11 2 (0.54%) MCSA
11 2 (0.54%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.54%) HND
11 2 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.69%) QA
2 8 (2.15%) SLA
3 6 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 201 (54.03%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.10%) Oracle
3 42 (11.29%) VMware
4 36 (9.68%) Cognos
5 27 (7.26%) Cisco
6 19 (5.11%) HP
7 15 (4.03%) Citrix
7 15 (4.03%) IBM
8 13 (3.49%) Dell
9 11 (2.96%) SAP
10 8 (2.15%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.61%) Informatica
11 6 (1.61%) Symantec
11 6 (1.61%) Teradata
12 4 (1.08%) Veritas
13 3 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (0.81%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.81%) Apple
13 3 (0.81%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.81%) 3PAR
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£38K + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + strong bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chepstow
IntaPeople
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Flexible hours, Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago