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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 207 172 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.45% 14.44% 13.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.15% 47.91% 55.95%
Number of salaries quoted 181 147 130
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
356 359 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.02% 30.14% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 311 309 216
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +2 110 £37,500 - 5
Newport -4 35 £43,750 +28.67% 2
Bridgend +12 21 £35,500 +31.48% 7
Torfaen +16 18 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 12 £35,500 -
Monmouthshire +6 3 £32,500 -25.28%
Vale of Glamorgan -2 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Glamorgan +4 1 £28,000 -27.74%
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 191 (51.07%) SQL
2 157 (41.98%) Microsoft
3 150 (40.11%) .NET
4 140 (37.43%) C#
5 112 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (25.67%) MVC
6 96 (25.67%) MS Excel
7 95 (25.40%) ASP.NET
8 85 (22.73%) Oracle
9 83 (22.19%) HTML
9 83 (22.19%) Windows
10 70 (18.72%) CSS
11 67 (17.91%) JavaScript
12 64 (17.11%) Degree
13 57 (15.24%) T-SQL
14 56 (14.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 55 (14.71%) Finance
16 53 (14.17%) Web Services
17 52 (13.90%) SQL Server 2008
18 51 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (11.50%) SQL Server 2012
19 43 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 43 (11.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 43 (11.50%) SDLC
20 42 (11.23%) jQuery
20 42 (11.23%) VB.NET
21 41 (10.96%) OO
21 41 (10.96%) ETL
21 41 (10.96%) Software Engineering
22 40 (10.70%) Analytics

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 16 (4.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.48%) IIS
3 12 (3.21%) Node.js
3 12 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.21%) Tornado
4 10 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.87%) CMS
6 6 (1.60%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.07%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.80%) Commerce Server
8 3 (0.80%) Confluence
8 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.53%) Apache
9 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 96 (25.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (5.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.34%) IaaS
3 5 (1.34%) PaaS
3 5 (1.34%) SaaS
4 4 (1.07%) Office 365
5 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.01%) Firewall
2 10 (2.67%) SAN
3 8 (2.14%) Internet
4 6 (1.60%) DNS
4 6 (1.60%) VPN
5 5 (1.34%) VoIP
5 5 (1.34%) WAN
6 4 (1.07%) LAN
7 3 (0.80%) DHCP
7 3 (0.80%) NAS
7 3 (0.80%) VLAN
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.53%) HTTP
8 2 (0.53%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 52 (13.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (11.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 43 (11.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 43 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (10.43%) Relational Database
5 38 (10.16%) MySQL
6 35 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 17 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 16 (4.28%) SQLite
10 15 (4.01%) RDBMS
11 14 (3.74%) DB2
12 13 (3.48%) OLAP
13 10 (2.67%) OLAP Cube
14 9 (2.41%) Power BI
15 7 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.87%) PowerPivot
16 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database
16 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.48%) Selenium
4 8 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.87%) Subversion
5 7 (1.87%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.60%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.60%) JMeter
6 6 (1.60%) JUnit
6 6 (1.60%) NUnit
6 6 (1.60%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.34%) Moq
7 5 (1.34%) MSTest
8 4 (1.07%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.07%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.80%) JIRA
9 3 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.53%) NuGet
10 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.27%) NMock
General
1 55 (14.71%) Finance
2 29 (7.75%) Advertising
3 16 (4.28%) Games
4 14 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.48%) Marketing
6 12 (3.21%) Electronics
7 9 (2.41%) Legal
8 7 (1.87%) Law
9 5 (1.34%) Retail
9 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 181 (48.40%) Developer
2 80 (21.39%) .NET Developer
3 56 (14.97%) Analyst
4 39 (10.43%) Senior Developer
5 37 (9.89%) C# Developer
6 35 (9.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 28 (7.49%) Consultant
8 28 (7.49%) Software Engineer
9 27 (7.22%) DBA
9 27 (7.22%) Junior
10 26 (6.95%) Support Analyst
11 25 (6.68%) Senior .NET Developer
12 24 (6.42%) SQL Developer
13 22 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 21 (5.61%) Remedy Consultant
14 21 (5.61%) SQL DBA
15 20 (5.35%) Junior Developer
16 18 (4.81%) SQL Analyst
17 16 (4.28%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (40.11%) .NET
2 95 (25.40%) ASP.NET
3 83 (22.19%) HTML
4 70 (18.72%) CSS
5 53 (14.17%) Web Services
6 42 (11.23%) jQuery
7 38 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (10.16%) WCF
8 33 (8.82%) XML
9 30 (8.02%) HTML5
10 25 (6.68%) AngularJS
11 21 (5.61%) .NET Framework
12 20 (5.35%) CSS3
13 18 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (4.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 18 (4.81%) SOAP
14 16 (4.28%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (3.21%) Flask
16 12 (3.21%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.63%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.48%) Informatics
4 13 (3.48%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.21%) Life Science
6 11 (2.94%) Replication
7 8 (2.14%) Clustering
7 8 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.60%) Health Informatics
9 5 (1.34%) Fintech
10 4 (1.07%) User Experience
11 3 (0.80%) AS400
11 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.80%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.80%) VLE
12 2 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 83 (22.19%) Windows
2 36 (9.63%) Windows Server
3 29 (7.75%) Linux
4 20 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (4.28%) Unix
7 11 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.07%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.80%) OS/400
9 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) Android
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (25.67%) MVC
3 51 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (11.50%) SDLC
5 41 (10.96%) ETL
5 41 (10.96%) OO
5 41 (10.96%) Software Engineering
6 40 (10.70%) Analytics
7 39 (10.43%) Scrum
8 29 (7.75%) ITIL
9 24 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (6.42%) TDD
10 20 (5.35%) DevOps
10 20 (5.35%) Web Development
11 18 (4.81%) OOD
12 16 (4.28%) Kimball Methodology
13 14 (3.74%) Configuration Management
13 14 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (3.74%) Data Analysis
14 13 (3.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 191 (51.07%) SQL
2 140 (37.43%) C#
3 67 (17.91%) JavaScript
4 57 (15.24%) T-SQL
5 42 (11.23%) VB.NET
6 31 (8.29%) Java
7 25 (6.68%) C++
7 25 (6.68%) Python
8 14 (3.74%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.48%) C
9 13 (3.48%) PHP
10 11 (2.94%) VB
11 4 (1.07%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.07%) Delphi
12 3 (0.80%) Korn
12 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.53%) VBA
14 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 64 (17.11%) Degree
2 27 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (2.67%) MCSE
3 10 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (2.41%) ISEB
4 9 (2.41%) MCITP
5 7 (1.87%) VCP5
6 6 (1.60%) CCNA
6 6 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.60%) MCP
6 6 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.07%) CCA
7 4 (1.07%) CCNP
7 4 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.07%) MCSA
8 3 (0.80%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.29%) QA
2 14 (3.74%) SLA
3 6 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.87%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.34%) XenApp
6 4 (1.07%) Docker
6 4 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.80%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.53%) vSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.60%) WSUS
2 4 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.27%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 157 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 85 (22.73%) Oracle
3 34 (9.09%) VMware
4 26 (6.95%) Remedy
5 21 (5.61%) BMC
6 19 (5.08%) Cisco
7 14 (3.74%) Citrix
8 12 (3.21%) SAP
9 11 (2.94%) Sybase
10 8 (2.14%) Dell
10 8 (2.14%) HP
11 7 (1.87%) IBM
12 5 (1.34%) Avaya
13 4 (1.07%) Adobe
13 4 (1.07%) Intel Security
13 4 (1.07%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.80%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.80%) Splunk
14 3 (0.80%) Symantec
14 3 (0.80%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus a Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Wales
AWD online
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £17000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Liga Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago