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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 187 238 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.73% 19.69% 15.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.78% 68.39% 58.09%
Number of salaries quoted 168 220 150
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
268 348 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.40% 28.78% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 230 314 246
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 0 105 £35,000 +9.37% 18
Newport +1 31 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Torfaen +1 13 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Bridgend 0 11 £32,500 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff -1 8 £35,000 +105.88%
Neath Port Talbot +1 2 £35,500 -9.55%
Glamorgan +1 2 £30,250 - 1
Monmouthshire 0 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £21,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 193 (53.61%) SQL
2 173 (48.06%) Microsoft
3 163 (45.28%) .NET
4 142 (39.44%) C#
5 114 (31.67%) ASP.NET
6 113 (31.39%) HTML
7 105 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (26.67%) T-SQL
9 93 (25.83%) MVC
10 91 (25.28%) JavaScript
11 89 (24.72%) Windows
12 86 (23.89%) MS Excel
13 85 (23.61%) CSS
13 85 (23.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 79 (21.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 79 (21.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 70 (19.44%) jQuery
16 59 (16.39%) OO
16 59 (16.39%) XML
17 57 (15.83%) Oracle
18 56 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
19 54 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
20 51 (14.17%) TDD
20 51 (14.17%) .NET Framework
21 50 (13.89%) WCF
21 50 (13.89%) Java
22 47 (13.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 46 (12.78%) VB.NET
24 44 (12.22%) Finance
24 44 (12.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 26 (7.22%) IIS
2 21 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.89%) CMS
4 9 (2.50%) Confluence
4 9 (2.50%) Umbraco
4 9 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.50%) FileNet
5 8 (2.22%) Node.js
5 8 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.22%) LiveCycle
6 5 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.39%) Apache
6 5 (1.39%) Commerce Server
7 4 (1.11%) Site Server
7 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.83%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 86 (23.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.67%) MS Office
3 5 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.33%) IaaS
2 12 (3.33%) PaaS
3 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.39%) SaaS
5 4 (1.11%) Trello
5 4 (1.11%) Basecamp
5 4 (1.11%) Office 365
6 3 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.89%) DNS
2 13 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.06%) SAN
4 10 (2.78%) Firewall
5 7 (1.94%) Internet
6 6 (1.67%) DHCP
7 5 (1.39%) VoIP
8 4 (1.11%) Intranet
8 4 (1.11%) VLAN
9 3 (0.83%) NAS
9 3 (0.83%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.83%) LDAP
9 3 (0.83%) VPN
10 2 (0.56%) PPTP
10 2 (0.56%) FTP
10 2 (0.56%) SMTP
10 2 (0.56%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (23.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 79 (21.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 79 (21.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (12.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 40 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (8.06%) Crystal Reports
7 26 (7.22%) OLAP
8 24 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 19 (5.28%) MongoDB
10 17 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (4.44%) Oracle Database
12 13 (3.61%) MySQL
13 12 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (2.22%) NoSQL
15 8 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.67%) NUnit
3 22 (6.11%) MSTest
4 21 (5.83%) Moq
5 18 (5.00%) Subversion
6 17 (4.72%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.78%) JIRA
9 9 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
9 9 (2.50%) Maven
10 8 (2.22%) JUnit
10 8 (2.22%) Gradle
10 8 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
10 8 (2.22%) Hudson
10 8 (2.22%) Mockito
10 8 (2.22%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.22%) Spock
11 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.94%) Selenium
12 6 (1.67%) JMeter
General
1 44 (12.22%) Finance
2 18 (5.00%) Retail
3 13 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.61%) Advertising
4 10 (2.78%) Legal
5 5 (1.39%) Electronics
6 4 (1.11%) Back Office
6 4 (1.11%) Welsh Language
7 3 (0.83%) French Language
7 3 (0.83%) German Language
7 3 (0.83%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.83%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.83%) Law
8 2 (0.56%) Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 203 (56.39%) Developer
2 71 (19.72%) Analyst
2 71 (19.72%) .NET Developer
3 34 (9.44%) Senior Developer
4 26 (7.22%) C# Developer
4 26 (7.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 25 (6.94%) Business Analyst
5 25 (6.94%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 23 (6.39%) Software Developer
7 22 (6.11%) Administrator
7 22 (6.11%) DBA
8 19 (5.28%) Support Analyst
8 19 (5.28%) Java Developer
9 18 (5.00%) SQL Developer
10 16 (4.44%) Web Developer
10 16 (4.44%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (4.17%) SQL DBA
12 14 (3.89%) Consultant
13 12 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (45.28%) .NET
2 114 (31.67%) ASP.NET
3 113 (31.39%) HTML
4 85 (23.61%) CSS
5 70 (19.44%) jQuery
6 59 (16.39%) XML
7 51 (14.17%) .NET Framework
8 50 (13.89%) WCF
9 47 (13.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 38 (10.56%) WinForms
11 34 (9.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (8.89%) Web Services
13 30 (8.33%) HTML5
14 28 (7.78%) SOAP
14 28 (7.78%) XHTML
15 22 (6.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 17 (4.72%) Middleware
16 17 (4.72%) Hibernate
16 17 (4.72%) REST
16 17 (4.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.39%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.44%) Open Source
4 15 (4.17%) Clustering
5 11 (3.06%) Replication
6 7 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.83%) Social Network
11 2 (0.56%) EPoS
11 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.28%) FMCG
12 1 (0.28%) Blog
12 1 (0.28%) Statistics
12 1 (0.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 89 (24.72%) Windows
2 28 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (6.11%) Linux
5 17 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.33%) UNIX
7 11 (3.06%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.78%) Android
8 10 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.50%) Windows Phone
10 7 (1.94%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.67%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.67%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.11%) Solaris
13 3 (0.83%) Debian
14 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (25.83%) MVC
3 59 (16.39%) OO
4 54 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (14.17%) TDD
6 35 (9.72%) Scrum
7 32 (8.89%) Web Development
7 32 (8.89%) ETL
8 25 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 23 (6.39%) ITIL
11 22 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (5.83%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.56%) OOD
14 19 (5.28%) Project Management
14 19 (5.28%) Data Analysis
15 18 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
16 17 (4.72%) Software Engineering
16 17 (4.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (53.61%) SQL
2 142 (39.44%) C#
3 96 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 91 (25.28%) JavaScript
5 50 (13.89%) Java
6 46 (12.78%) VB.NET
7 38 (10.56%) PHP
8 16 (4.44%) Groovy
9 13 (3.61%) VB
10 12 (3.33%) VBA
11 8 (2.22%) Clojure
11 8 (2.22%) Scala
12 7 (1.94%) Delphi
13 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.39%) XAML
14 4 (1.11%) VC++
14 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.11%) C++
14 4 (1.11%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (4.72%) Degree
3 11 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.78%) MCSE
5 9 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.22%) CCNA
6 8 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.94%) MCSD
7 7 (1.94%) ISEB
8 6 (1.67%) MCP
8 6 (1.67%) MCITP
9 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.11%) HND
9 4 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.11%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.83%) MCSA
10 3 (0.83%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.67%) QA
2 18 (5.00%) SLA
3 6 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.56%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) XenApp
6 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.83%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.28%) WSUS
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 173 (48.06%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.83%) Oracle
3 26 (7.22%) VMware
4 24 (6.67%) Cisco
5 21 (5.83%) HP
6 16 (4.44%) SAP
7 12 (3.33%) IBM
7 12 (3.33%) Twitter
8 8 (2.22%) Adobe
8 8 (2.22%) Citrix
8 8 (2.22%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.94%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.67%) Symantec
10 6 (1.67%) Dell
10 6 (1.67%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.39%) Xamarin
12 4 (1.11%) Sun
12 4 (1.11%) Remedy
12 4 (1.11%) Google
12 4 (1.11%) Facebook
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
National Assembly for Wales
Salary: From £26,321 to £35,735 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Monmouthshire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Monmouthshire
Intapeople
Salary: £26000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Glamorgan
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £42 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Posted: 19 days ago