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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 10 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 162 198 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.93% 16.60% 15.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.64% 57.23% 46.68%
Number of salaries quoted 142 163 175
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,200 £29,377
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,800 £43,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
302 346 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.28% 29.00% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 253 296 371
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 0 115 £35,000 - 8
Newport +1 37 £40,000 -5.88%
Caerphilly - 5 £40,000 - 3
Bridgend +11 4 £43,250 +44.16% 1
Torfaen -8 2 - -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £22,378 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 198 (61.49%) .NET
2 179 (55.59%) C#
3 176 (54.66%) SQL
4 164 (50.93%) Microsoft
5 161 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 155 (48.14%) ASP.NET
7 136 (42.24%) MVC
8 120 (37.27%) HTML
8 120 (37.27%) JavaScript
9 107 (33.23%) CSS
10 106 (32.92%) MS Excel
11 94 (29.19%) T-SQL
12 89 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 83 (25.78%) Windows
14 81 (25.16%) Scrum
15 75 (23.29%) jQuery
16 70 (21.74%) TDD
17 62 (19.25%) Finance
17 62 (19.25%) Team Foundation Server
18 53 (16.46%) WCF
18 53 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
19 52 (16.15%) .NET Framework
20 51 (15.84%) XML
20 51 (15.84%) SDLC
21 49 (15.22%) Visual Studio
22 46 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
23 44 (13.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 41 (12.73%) OO
25 40 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 37 (11.49%) XSLT

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 20 (6.21%) IIS
2 19 (5.90%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.42%) CMS
5 10 (3.11%) Apache
5 10 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.48%) JBoss
6 8 (2.48%) Umbraco
7 7 (2.17%) ColdFusion
7 7 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.24%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.93%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.62%) Documentum
11 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.62%) FileNet
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 106 (32.92%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.80%) Sage 200
2 9 (2.80%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.93%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.35%) Office 365
3 13 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.48%) SaaS
5 3 (0.93%) IaaS
5 3 (0.93%) PaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.62%) G Suite
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.90%) Firewall
2 10 (3.11%) DNS
3 9 (2.80%) LAN
3 9 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.48%) VPN
4 8 (2.48%) WAN
5 5 (1.55%) HTTP
5 5 (1.55%) IPsec
5 5 (1.55%) SAN
5 5 (1.55%) SSL
6 4 (1.24%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.24%) NAS
6 4 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.93%) Broadband
8 2 (0.62%) DHCP
8 2 (0.62%) Internet
8 2 (0.62%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.62%) MPLS
8 2 (0.62%) VLAN
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 44 (13.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (11.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (8.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (6.83%) MySQL
6 22 (6.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.73%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.80%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.48%) Big Data
10 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.17%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.24%) QlikView
14 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.93%) OLAP
14 3 (0.93%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 62 (19.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.28%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.42%) Selenium
5 10 (3.11%) NUnit
6 9 (2.80%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.80%) MSTest
7 7 (2.17%) JUnit
7 7 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.86%) NetBeans
8 6 (1.86%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.86%) Subversion
9 4 (1.24%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.24%) Mockito
9 4 (1.24%) Spock
9 4 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.93%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.93%) Moq
10 3 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 62 (19.25%) Finance
2 34 (10.56%) Advertising
3 22 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.66%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.35%) Marketing
6 7 (2.17%) Retail
7 6 (1.86%) Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (65.84%) Developer
2 120 (37.27%) .NET Developer
3 49 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 39 (12.11%) Software Developer
5 38 (11.80%) C# Developer
6 36 (11.18%) SQL Developer
7 32 (9.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (9.01%) Analyst
8 29 (9.01%) Senior .NET Developer
9 24 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
11 20 (6.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 15 (4.66%) IT Manager
14 14 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (4.35%) Junior
15 12 (3.73%) Applications Developer
15 12 (3.73%) Consultant
16 11 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 11 (3.42%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (61.49%) .NET
2 155 (48.14%) ASP.NET
3 120 (37.27%) HTML
4 107 (33.23%) CSS
5 89 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (23.29%) jQuery
7 53 (16.46%) WCF
8 52 (16.15%) .NET Framework
9 51 (15.84%) XML
10 46 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (11.49%) XSLT
12 33 (10.25%) Ajax
13 31 (9.63%) Web Services
14 30 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 24 (7.45%) KnockoutJS
16 22 (6.83%) REST
16 22 (6.83%) RESTful
16 22 (6.83%) WinForms
17 21 (6.52%) Node.js
18 19 (5.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.94%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.07%) NHS
3 16 (4.97%) User Experience
4 14 (4.35%) Fintech
5 12 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.48%) Social Media
7 6 (1.86%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.93%) Replication
10 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.62%) Clustering
10 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.62%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.31%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.31%) EPoS
11 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 83 (25.78%) Windows
2 28 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 25 (7.76%) Linux
4 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.55%) Unix
9 4 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.93%) Android
10 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.31%) CentOS
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (42.24%) MVC
3 81 (25.16%) Scrum
4 70 (21.74%) TDD
5 51 (15.84%) SDLC
6 41 (12.73%) OO
7 30 (9.32%) Unit Testing
8 29 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (9.01%) Coaching
9 26 (8.07%) Informatics
10 25 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (7.45%) Mentoring
12 23 (7.14%) Web Development
13 22 (6.83%) Waterfall
14 21 (6.52%) BDD
15 18 (5.59%) CRM
15 18 (5.59%) Software Engineering
16 17 (5.28%) ITIL
17 15 (4.66%) Project Management
18 14 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 179 (55.59%) C#
2 176 (54.66%) SQL
3 120 (37.27%) JavaScript
4 94 (29.19%) T-SQL
5 31 (9.63%) VB.NET
6 28 (8.70%) Java
7 14 (4.35%) PHP
8 8 (2.48%) VB
9 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.86%) Ruby
10 5 (1.55%) Perl
10 5 (1.55%) Python
10 5 (1.55%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.24%) C++
11 4 (1.24%) Groovy
11 4 (1.24%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.24%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.93%) ABAP
12 3 (0.93%) C
13 2 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (9.63%) Degree
2 10 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.86%) MCSA
3 6 (1.86%) MCSE
4 2 (0.62%) HND
4 2 (0.62%) ISEB
5 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.31%) MCITP
5 1 (0.31%) MCP
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.17%) QA
2 6 (1.86%) SLA
3 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.55%) Docker
5 4 (1.24%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.93%) vSphere
7 2 (0.62%) vCloud
7 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (0.62%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.62%) vRealize
1 2 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 164 (50.93%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.25%) Oracle
3 23 (7.14%) VMware
4 15 (4.66%) SAP
5 11 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.11%) Cisco
6 10 (3.11%) Sage
7 9 (2.80%) Facebook
7 9 (2.80%) RedGate
8 8 (2.48%) IBM
8 8 (2.48%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.48%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.55%) Avaya
9 5 (1.55%) F5
10 4 (1.24%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.24%) Google
11 3 (0.93%) Epicor
11 3 (0.93%) hybris
11 3 (0.93%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.93%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
AM Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £39,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £28K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago