The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 199 209 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.41% 18.61% 20.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.62% 69.67% 57.19%
Number of salaries quoted 189 186 153
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £26,950 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
290 300 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.37% 26.71% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 268 264 263
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Wales

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 August 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 August 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 +1 125 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Newport -3 23 £32,500 +4.83% 2
Torfaen +12 19 £40,000 +19.40%
Caerphilly +4 8 £50,000 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff -2 5 £35,000 +105.88% 1
Bridgend -5 5 £34,250 +5.38% 1
Monmouthshire - 4 £37,500 -
Vale of Glamorgan +1 1 £30,000 -3.22%
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 176 (52.69%) SQL
2 173 (51.80%) Microsoft
3 170 (50.90%) .NET
4 134 (40.12%) C#
5 117 (35.03%) ASP.NET
6 110 (32.93%) HTML
7 100 (29.94%) Windows
8 94 (28.14%) MVC
9 91 (27.25%) JavaScript
10 89 (26.65%) CSS
11 74 (22.16%) T-SQL
12 73 (21.86%) MS Excel
13 68 (20.36%) jQuery
14 61 (18.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 60 (17.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 59 (17.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 59 (17.66%) .NET Framework
17 58 (17.37%) OO
18 57 (17.07%) XML
19 52 (15.57%) WCF
20 49 (14.67%) VB.NET
21 48 (14.37%) Oracle
21 48 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
22 46 (13.77%) Java
23 44 (13.17%) IIS
23 44 (13.17%) TDD
24 43 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
24 43 (12.87%) Scrum
25 41 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
26 40 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 44 (13.17%) IIS
2 32 (9.58%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.89%) CMS
4 12 (3.59%) Confluence
4 12 (3.59%) FileNet
5 11 (3.29%) Commerce Server
5 11 (3.29%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.29%) LiveCycle
6 8 (2.40%) Umbraco
7 7 (2.10%) Apache
7 7 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.80%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.20%) Site Server
11 3 (0.90%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 73 (21.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.69%) IaaS
2 9 (2.69%) PaaS
3 7 (2.10%) GitHub
4 4 (1.20%) SaaS
4 4 (1.20%) Office 365
4 4 (1.20%) Basecamp
4 4 (1.20%) Trello
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.59%) TCP/IP
2 21 (6.29%) Internet
3 20 (5.99%) Firewall
3 20 (5.99%) SAN
4 19 (5.69%) DNS
5 8 (2.40%) NAS
5 8 (2.40%) Intranet
6 4 (1.20%) VLAN
6 4 (1.20%) DHCP
7 3 (0.90%) DVB
7 3 (0.90%) VPN
7 3 (0.90%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.60%) FTP
8 2 (0.60%) HTTP
8 2 (0.60%) SSL
8 2 (0.60%) SMTP
8 2 (0.60%) LAN
8 2 (0.60%) VoIP
8 2 (0.60%) WAN
8 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (18.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 60 (17.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (17.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (6.29%) Relational Database
8 15 (4.49%) OLAP
8 15 (4.49%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.89%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (3.29%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.80%) MySQL
14 5 (1.50%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.20%) DB2
16 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.90%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 37 (11.08%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.19%) Subversion
3 20 (5.99%) NUnit
4 17 (5.09%) Moq
4 17 (5.09%) MSTest
5 14 (4.19%) Jenkins
6 13 (3.89%) JIRA
6 13 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (3.59%) Maven
8 11 (3.29%) Hudson
9 9 (2.69%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.60%) Mockito
11 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.60%) Gradle
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (0.60%) JUnit
11 2 (0.60%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.30%) JMeter
12 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (11.68%) Finance
2 17 (5.09%) Retail
3 13 (3.89%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.99%) Legal
4 10 (2.99%) Advertising
5 8 (2.40%) Marketing
5 8 (2.40%) Back Office
6 4 (1.20%) Welsh Language
6 4 (1.20%) Electronics
7 3 (0.90%) Law
7 3 (0.90%) French Language
7 3 (0.90%) German Language
7 3 (0.90%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.60%) Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 196 (58.68%) Developer
2 73 (21.86%) .NET Developer
3 65 (19.46%) Analyst
4 28 (8.38%) Senior Developer
4 28 (8.38%) Support Analyst
5 27 (8.08%) Software Developer
6 23 (6.89%) C# Developer
7 18 (5.39%) SQL Developer
8 16 (4.79%) Java Developer
8 16 (4.79%) Business Analyst
8 16 (4.79%) Consultant
9 15 (4.49%) Web Developer
9 15 (4.49%) Programmer
10 14 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 14 (4.19%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
10 14 (4.19%) Administrator
10 14 (4.19%) DBA
10 14 (4.19%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 13 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (3.89%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (50.90%) .NET
2 117 (35.03%) ASP.NET
3 110 (32.93%) HTML
4 89 (26.65%) CSS
5 68 (20.36%) jQuery
6 59 (17.66%) .NET Framework
7 57 (17.07%) XML
8 52 (15.57%) WCF
9 40 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 37 (11.08%) Web Services
11 36 (10.78%) WinForms
12 31 (9.28%) XHTML
12 31 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (8.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 26 (7.78%) SOAP
15 19 (5.69%) HTML5
16 15 (4.49%) XSLT
17 14 (4.19%) LINQ
18 13 (3.89%) Hibernate
18 13 (3.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.29%) Management Information System
2 20 (5.99%) Clustering
3 17 (5.09%) Open Source
4 10 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.99%) Replication
5 9 (2.69%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.40%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.10%) Social Network
7 7 (2.10%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.20%) DTV
9 3 (0.90%) STB
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 2 (0.60%) Kindle
10 2 (0.60%) Statistics
10 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.60%) RIA
10 2 (0.60%) EPoS
11 1 (0.30%) Physics
11 1 (0.30%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 100 (29.94%) Windows
2 35 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (6.89%) Linux
5 17 (5.09%) UNIX
6 14 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.69%) Windows 2000
8 9 (2.69%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.69%) Android
9 8 (2.40%) Windows Phone
10 6 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.80%) AIX
11 5 (1.50%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.20%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.20%) Solaris
13 3 (0.90%) Debian
14 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (28.14%) MVC
2 58 (17.37%) OO
3 48 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (13.17%) TDD
5 43 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (12.87%) Scrum
6 30 (8.98%) ITIL
7 26 (7.78%) Web Development
8 22 (6.59%) SOA
9 21 (6.29%) OOD
9 21 (6.29%) E-Commerce
9 21 (6.29%) Software Engineering
9 21 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (5.39%) ETL
11 16 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (4.79%) Project Management
12 15 (4.49%) Load Balancing
13 14 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (4.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (52.69%) SQL
2 134 (40.12%) C#
3 91 (27.25%) JavaScript
4 74 (22.16%) T-SQL
5 49 (14.67%) VB.NET
6 46 (13.77%) Java
7 36 (10.78%) PHP
8 20 (5.99%) VB
9 13 (3.89%) Groovy
10 11 (3.29%) Clojure
10 11 (3.29%) Scala
11 9 (2.69%) Perl
12 7 (2.10%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.80%) Python
14 5 (1.50%) XAML
15 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.20%) VC++
15 4 (1.20%) C++
16 3 (0.90%) VBA
17 2 (0.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 37 (11.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (6.29%) Degree
3 18 (5.39%) MCSE
4 15 (4.49%) MCP
5 8 (2.40%) SAP Certification
6 7 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.80%) MCSD
8 5 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.50%) CCNA
8 5 (1.50%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.20%) MCITP
9 4 (1.20%) ISEB
10 2 (0.60%) MCSA
11 1 (0.30%) CCNP
11 1 (0.30%) CCDP
11 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.99%) QA
2 16 (4.79%) SLA
3 10 (2.99%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.19%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.20%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.90%) Nagios
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.30%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 173 (51.80%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.37%) Oracle
3 32 (9.58%) VMware
4 27 (8.08%) Cisco
5 25 (7.49%) HP
6 21 (6.29%) Twitter
7 18 (5.39%) IBM
7 18 (5.39%) SAP
8 12 (3.59%) Adobe
9 11 (3.29%) Citrix
10 10 (2.99%) Sitecore
10 10 (2.99%) Facebook
11 8 (2.40%) Google
11 8 (2.40%) Sybase
11 8 (2.40%) Symantec
12 7 (2.10%) Veritas
12 7 (2.10%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.80%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.50%) Dell
14 5 (1.50%) Xamarin
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Pontypridd
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £33,000 - 37,000 p.a. plus package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £30,000 p.a
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: up to £30,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 25 days ago