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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 185 204 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.59% 18.50% 19.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.16% 73.91% 68.99%
Number of salaries quoted 167 189 202
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,900 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
348 276 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.44% 25.02% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 308 251 287
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 1 September 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 -6 131 £35,000 - 19
Newport -9 25 £40,000 +35.59% 2
Bridgend -8 7 £36,500 +8.95% 2
Torfaen -10 6 £28,750 -28.12%
Caerphilly +9 5 £38,500 -23.00%
Vale of Glamorgan +1 4 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Neath Port Talbot +1 2 £36,000 +1.40% 1
Glamorgan - 2 £32,750 - 3
Gwent -2 1 £27,500 -38.88% 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 196 (54.14%) SQL
2 190 (52.49%) .NET
3 157 (43.37%) Microsoft
4 146 (40.33%) C#
5 130 (35.91%) ASP.NET
6 120 (33.15%) HTML
7 111 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (29.01%) MVC
8 105 (29.01%) JavaScript
9 101 (27.90%) MS Excel
10 88 (24.31%) Windows
11 85 (23.48%) CSS
12 82 (22.65%) T-SQL
13 77 (21.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 74 (20.44%) Scrum
15 71 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 71 (19.61%) jQuery
16 70 (19.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 70 (19.34%) Finance
17 66 (18.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 63 (17.40%) Degree
19 55 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
20 50 (13.81%) XML
21 48 (13.26%) Visual Studio
22 47 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
23 44 (12.15%) Oracle
24 41 (11.33%) Web Services
25 40 (11.05%) WCF
26 39 (10.77%) SDLC
26 39 (10.77%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.97%) IIS
3 8 (2.21%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.66%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.83%) JBoss
8 3 (0.83%) Apache
9 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.55%) CMS
9 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Node.js
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 101 (27.90%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.55%) Sage ERP X3
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.38%) Office 365
4 2 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.97%) HTTP
2 8 (2.21%) VPN
2 8 (2.21%) SAN
3 6 (1.66%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.66%) Firewall
4 5 (1.38%) DHCP
4 5 (1.38%) WAN
4 5 (1.38%) DNS
5 4 (1.10%) SSL
5 4 (1.10%) LAN
6 3 (0.83%) VoIP
6 3 (0.83%) SMTP
6 3 (0.83%) FTP
6 3 (0.83%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) Internet
7 1 (0.28%) SNMP
7 1 (0.28%) IPsec
7 1 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) VLAN
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (21.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 71 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (19.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (10.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 38 (10.50%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (5.80%) SQL Server 2000
7 20 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (4.42%) DTS
9 15 (4.14%) OLTP
10 12 (3.31%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.31%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.76%) MySQL
12 7 (1.93%) DB2
13 6 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (1.38%) Cognos Powerplay
14 5 (1.38%) Cognos Query Studio
14 5 (1.38%) Cognos Analysis Studio
14 5 (1.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 48 (13.26%) Visual Studio
2 47 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.59%) Selenium
4 11 (3.04%) JMeter
5 8 (2.21%) NUnit
6 7 (1.93%) Subversion
6 7 (1.93%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.66%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (1.38%) Maven
9 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.83%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.83%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.83%) StyleCop
11 2 (0.55%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.55%) Ant
11 2 (0.55%) JUnit
11 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.55%) Gradle
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 70 (19.34%) Finance
2 19 (5.25%) Marketing
3 15 (4.14%) Advertising
4 10 (2.76%) Law
5 7 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.55%) Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 186 (51.38%) Developer
2 95 (26.24%) .NET Developer
3 61 (16.85%) DBA
4 52 (14.36%) SQL DBA
5 50 (13.81%) Analyst
6 47 (12.98%) Administrator
7 46 (12.71%) C# Developer
8 38 (10.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (7.18%) Lead Developer
10 23 (6.35%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.87%) Test Analyst
11 14 (3.87%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.87%) SQL Server DBA
12 13 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.04%) Lead .NET Developer
14 10 (2.76%) Senior .NET Developer
15 9 (2.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.49%) SQL Developer
15 9 (2.49%) Support Analyst
15 9 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (52.49%) .NET
2 130 (35.91%) ASP.NET
3 120 (33.15%) HTML
4 85 (23.48%) CSS
5 71 (19.61%) jQuery
6 66 (18.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (13.81%) XML
8 41 (11.33%) Web Services
9 40 (11.05%) WCF
10 30 (8.29%) AngularJS
11 20 (5.52%) HTML5
12 16 (4.42%) .NET Framework
13 15 (4.14%) CSS3
13 15 (4.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (3.31%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (2.76%) Entity Framework
16 9 (2.49%) REST
16 9 (2.49%) SOAP
17 8 (2.21%) XSLT
17 8 (2.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.87%) AS400
4 11 (3.04%) Clustering
5 9 (2.49%) Replication
5 9 (2.49%) Data Extraction
6 8 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.93%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.38%) FMCG
8 5 (1.38%) Tandem
8 5 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.83%) Social Network
10 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.83%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.55%) Statistics
11 2 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 88 (24.31%) Windows
2 33 (9.12%) Linux
3 25 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.31%) OS/400
6 10 (2.76%) UNIX
7 7 (1.93%) Solaris
7 7 (1.93%) AIX
8 6 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.38%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.38%) Android
9 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.55%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.55%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.28%) HPUX
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (29.01%) MVC
3 74 (20.44%) Scrum
4 55 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (10.77%) SDLC
6 35 (9.67%) Mentoring
7 27 (7.46%) CRM
7 27 (7.46%) ETL
8 26 (7.18%) ITIL
9 25 (6.91%) TDD
10 21 (5.80%) Software Engineering
10 21 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (4.97%) Kimball Methodology
12 15 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (3.59%) Unit Testing
14 12 (3.31%) Data Analysis
14 12 (3.31%) E-Commerce
14 12 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (3.31%) People Management
15 11 (3.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (54.14%) SQL
2 146 (40.33%) C#
3 105 (29.01%) JavaScript
4 82 (22.65%) T-SQL
5 39 (10.77%) Java
6 27 (7.46%) VB.NET
7 11 (3.04%) C++
8 10 (2.76%) PHP
9 9 (2.49%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.83%) VB
12 3 (0.83%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.55%) Python
13 2 (0.55%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.55%) COBOL
13 2 (0.55%) Perl
14 1 (0.28%) VBScript
14 1 (0.28%) VB6
14 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (17.40%) Degree
2 18 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.59%) ISEB
5 12 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (3.31%) VCP5
6 9 (2.49%) MCITP
7 6 (1.66%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.66%) MCSE
8 5 (1.38%) MCSA
8 5 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.38%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.10%) MCTS
9 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.83%) CCNA
11 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.55%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.42%) QA
2 8 (2.21%) SLA
3 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.38%) XenApp
4 2 (0.55%) vSphere
4 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.55%) SCCM
1 2 (0.55%) SCOM
2 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Graphite
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 157 (43.37%) Microsoft
2 44 (12.15%) Oracle
3 31 (8.56%) VMware
4 21 (5.80%) Cognos
5 18 (4.97%) IBM
6 11 (3.04%) Cisco
7 9 (2.49%) Citrix
8 7 (1.93%) HP
8 7 (1.93%) NetApp
9 6 (1.66%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.66%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.10%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.83%) Red Gate
11 3 (0.83%) Facebook
11 3 (0.83%) Veeam
11 3 (0.83%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.83%) Teradata
11 3 (0.83%) Informatica
11 3 (0.83%) SAP
12 2 (0.55%) Borland
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cowbridge, South Glamorgan
FFT Education
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glamorgan
Acorn Recruitment
Salary: bonus scheme, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glamorgan
Acorn Recruitment
Salary: bonus scheme, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + pension, benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £27k - 34k per year + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £21000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago