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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 152 206 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.41% 15.76% 20.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.03% 54.79% 72.88%
Number of salaries quoted 140 186 191
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
310 376 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.38% 28.77% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 280 333 255
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 106 £35,000 - 12
Neath Port Talbot 0 15 £41,000 +13.88% 6
Newport -14 13 £45,000 +22.35% 3
Torfaen +1 8 £27,500 -4.34% 1
Caerphilly +7 2 £39,500 +5.33%
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £20,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 153 (49.04%) .NET
2 151 (48.40%) SQL
3 147 (47.12%) Microsoft
4 141 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (44.55%) C#
6 102 (32.69%) MVC
7 94 (30.13%) ASP.NET
8 85 (27.24%) HTML
9 84 (26.92%) MS Excel
10 79 (25.32%) JavaScript
10 79 (25.32%) T-SQL
11 69 (22.12%) Windows
12 64 (20.51%) CSS
13 60 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 54 (17.31%) jQuery
14 54 (17.31%) SDLC
15 52 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 52 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 52 (16.67%) Oracle
16 50 (16.03%) TDD
17 48 (15.38%) Finance
17 48 (15.38%) Scrum
18 47 (15.06%) VB.NET
18 47 (15.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 46 (14.74%) .NET Framework
19 46 (14.74%) OO
20 45 (14.42%) Visual Studio
20 45 (14.42%) WCF
21 44 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
21 44 (14.10%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.49%) IIS
2 12 (3.85%) Tornado
3 9 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.60%) CMS
4 5 (1.60%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.60%) Oracle 10gAS
4 5 (1.60%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.28%) JBoss
5 4 (1.28%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.96%) Apache
6 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 84 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) SPSS
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.92%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.28%) Office 365
4 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.45%) Firewall
2 10 (3.21%) VPN
3 6 (1.92%) Intranet
4 5 (1.60%) HTTP
5 3 (0.96%) NAS
5 3 (0.96%) SAN
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.64%) DHCP
6 2 (0.64%) DNS
6 2 (0.64%) FTP
6 2 (0.64%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.64%) Internet
6 2 (0.64%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.64%) LAN
6 2 (0.64%) SMTP
6 2 (0.64%) SSL
6 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.64%) VoIP
6 2 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 52 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (15.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (12.50%) MySQL
5 32 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (9.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (8.01%) Relational Database
9 21 (6.73%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (6.09%) OLAP
11 14 (4.49%) RDBMS
12 13 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
12 13 (4.17%) SQLite
13 9 (2.88%) MongoDB
13 9 (2.88%) Oracle Database
14 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (2.24%) QlikView
16 6 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (14.42%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.81%) Subversion
5 9 (2.88%) NUnit
5 9 (2.88%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.92%) Selenium
8 5 (1.60%) MSTest
8 5 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.60%) PVCS
9 4 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.28%) Mockito
9 4 (1.28%) Spock
9 4 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.96%) JUnit
10 3 (0.96%) NMock
10 3 (0.96%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.64%) JMeter
11 2 (0.64%) MorphX
General
1 48 (15.38%) Finance
2 30 (9.62%) Advertising
3 14 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.24%) Marketing
6 4 (1.28%) Electronics
7 3 (0.96%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 172 (55.13%) Developer
2 73 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 40 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 33 (10.58%) Analyst
5 27 (8.65%) C# Developer
5 27 (8.65%) SQL Developer
6 25 (8.01%) Software Developer
7 22 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (6.73%) Senior .NET Developer
9 20 (6.41%) Software Engineer
10 18 (5.77%) Junior
11 17 (5.45%) Consultant
12 16 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (5.13%) DBA
13 15 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 14 (4.49%) Junior Developer
15 13 (4.17%) Database Developer
15 13 (4.17%) SQL DBA
16 12 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
16 12 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (49.04%) .NET
2 94 (30.13%) ASP.NET
3 85 (27.24%) HTML
4 64 (20.51%) CSS
5 54 (17.31%) jQuery
6 46 (14.74%) .NET Framework
7 45 (14.42%) WCF
8 44 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (12.50%) XML
10 32 (10.26%) Web Services
11 24 (7.69%) Ajax
12 22 (7.05%) Entity Framework
13 21 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 18 (5.77%) HTML5
15 17 (5.45%) WinForms
15 17 (5.45%) XSLT
16 16 (5.13%) AngularJS
16 16 (5.13%) SOAP
17 15 (4.81%) KnockoutJS
18 14 (4.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.05%) Informatics
2 19 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.85%) Life Science
5 10 (3.21%) NHS
6 9 (2.88%) User Experience
7 8 (2.56%) Fintech
8 6 (1.92%) Clustering
9 5 (1.60%) Health Informatics
9 5 (1.60%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.28%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.28%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.28%) Social Media
11 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.64%) Replication
12 2 (0.64%) Statistics
12 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.12%) Windows
2 32 (10.26%) Linux
3 23 (7.37%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.49%) Unix
7 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.60%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.28%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.96%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.64%) Android
12 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (32.69%) MVC
3 54 (17.31%) SDLC
4 50 (16.03%) TDD
5 48 (15.38%) Scrum
6 46 (14.74%) OO
7 44 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (10.26%) Software Engineering
9 26 (8.33%) ETL
10 25 (8.01%) Analytics
11 23 (7.37%) ITIL
12 22 (7.05%) DevOps
13 20 (6.41%) Coaching
14 19 (6.09%) Waterfall
14 19 (6.09%) Web Development
15 16 (5.13%) Mentoring
15 16 (5.13%) OOD
15 16 (5.13%) Project Management
16 15 (4.81%) ERP
17 13 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 151 (48.40%) SQL
2 139 (44.55%) C#
3 79 (25.32%) JavaScript
3 79 (25.32%) T-SQL
4 47 (15.06%) VB.NET
5 23 (7.37%) Java
6 17 (5.45%) C++
7 16 (5.13%) Python
8 15 (4.81%) PHP
9 9 (2.88%) VB
10 7 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.28%) Groovy
12 4 (1.28%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.64%) R
13 2 (0.64%) X++
14 1 (0.32%) ABAP
14 1 (0.32%) Delphi
14 1 (0.32%) Perl
14 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (6.09%) Degree
2 14 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.60%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.60%) MCITP
4 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.96%) ISEB
5 3 (0.96%) MCSE
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.64%) CCNA
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.64%) HND
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.05%) QA
2 8 (2.56%) SLA
3 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.92%) vSphere
5 4 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.96%) XenApp
6 3 (0.96%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.32%) Docker
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (1.28%) WSUS
3 3 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.32%) Nagios
4 1 (0.32%) OpenView
4 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 147 (47.12%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.67%) Oracle
3 22 (7.05%) VMware
4 18 (5.77%) SAP
5 13 (4.17%) Remedy
6 8 (2.56%) BMC
6 8 (2.56%) Cisco
7 7 (2.24%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.24%) RedGate
7 7 (2.24%) Sybase
8 6 (1.92%) Epicor
8 6 (1.92%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.92%) QAD
8 6 (1.92%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.60%) Citrix
9 5 (1.60%) Serena
10 4 (1.28%) Google
11 3 (0.96%) Intel Security
12 2 (0.64%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Various
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Various
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Obscurant
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum Excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Reco Group
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Oxford Computer Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000 per annum + Great Benefits + Greenfield
Posted: 10 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Negotiable + Greenfield Project
Posted: 9 days ago