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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 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 202 225 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.21% 19.30% 18.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.14% 69.02% 53.87%
Number of salaries quoted 191 208 147
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
280 326 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.25% 27.96% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 261 295 265
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 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 22 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 -1 127 £35,000 +9.37% 14
Newport -2 22 £29,750 -11.85% 9
Torfaen +7 17 £36,000 +5.10%
Bridgend -3 10 £32,500 - 4
Caerphilly 0 7 £50,000 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff -2 6 £35,000 +105.88%
Monmouthshire -3 4 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Vale of Glamorgan 0 1 £30,000 -3.22%
Neath Port Talbot -1 1 £35,500 +24.56% 1
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 187 (53.74%) SQL
2 181 (52.01%) Microsoft
3 174 (50.00%) .NET
4 143 (41.09%) C#
5 123 (35.34%) ASP.NET
6 115 (33.05%) HTML
7 98 (28.16%) JavaScript
7 98 (28.16%) MVC
8 97 (27.87%) Windows
9 93 (26.72%) CSS
10 85 (24.43%) T-SQL
11 76 (21.84%) MS Excel
12 73 (20.98%) jQuery
13 69 (19.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 69 (19.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 69 (19.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 62 (17.82%) .NET Framework
15 61 (17.53%) XML
16 59 (16.95%) OO
17 55 (15.80%) WCF
18 52 (14.94%) VB.NET
19 51 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
19 51 (14.66%) SQL Server 2012
20 50 (14.37%) Oracle
20 50 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
21 48 (13.79%) TDD
22 46 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 45 (12.93%) Java
24 42 (12.07%) IIS
25 41 (11.78%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 42 (12.07%) IIS
2 29 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.90%) CMS
4 12 (3.45%) Confluence
4 12 (3.45%) FileNet
5 11 (3.16%) Commerce Server
5 11 (3.16%) LiveCycle
6 9 (2.59%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.30%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.01%) Apache
8 7 (2.01%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.15%) Site Server
11 3 (0.86%) Node.js
11 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 76 (21.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.15%) MS Office
3 3 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.16%) PaaS
2 11 (3.16%) IaaS
3 4 (1.15%) SaaS
3 4 (1.15%) Trello
3 4 (1.15%) Office 365
3 4 (1.15%) Basecamp
4 3 (0.86%) GitHub
4 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.03%) SAN
2 20 (5.75%) Firewall
2 20 (5.75%) Internet
2 20 (5.75%) TCP/IP
3 18 (5.17%) DNS
4 8 (2.30%) NAS
5 5 (1.44%) Intranet
6 4 (1.15%) VLAN
6 4 (1.15%) VoIP
7 3 (0.86%) DHCP
7 3 (0.86%) DVB
7 3 (0.86%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.57%) SSL
8 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.57%) FTP
8 2 (0.57%) HTTP
8 2 (0.57%) SMTP
8 2 (0.57%) VPN
9 1 (0.29%) POP3
9 1 (0.29%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (19.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 69 (19.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 69 (19.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 51 (14.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 39 (11.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 35 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (6.32%) OLAP
6 21 (6.03%) Crystal Reports
7 19 (5.46%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.89%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (3.16%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (2.30%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.30%) MySQL
11 8 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.72%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.15%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 35 (10.06%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.61%) NUnit
3 20 (5.75%) MSTest
3 20 (5.75%) Moq
3 20 (5.75%) Subversion
4 15 (4.31%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.74%) JIRA
5 13 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.45%) Maven
7 11 (3.16%) Hudson
8 9 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.86%) JUnit
10 3 (0.86%) Gradle
10 3 (0.86%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (0.86%) Mockito
10 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.57%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.29%) JMeter
General
1 41 (11.78%) Finance
2 18 (5.17%) Retail
3 13 (3.74%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.45%) Advertising
5 11 (3.16%) Legal
6 8 (2.30%) Marketing
7 5 (1.44%) Electronics
8 4 (1.15%) Welsh Language
8 4 (1.15%) Back Office
9 3 (0.86%) Law
9 3 (0.86%) French Language
9 3 (0.86%) German Language
9 3 (0.86%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.86%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.57%) Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 209 (60.06%) Developer
2 76 (21.84%) .NET Developer
3 67 (19.25%) Analyst
4 33 (9.48%) Senior Developer
5 26 (7.47%) Support Analyst
6 25 (7.18%) Software Developer
7 24 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 21 (6.03%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
10 19 (5.46%) Business Analyst
10 19 (5.46%) SQL Developer
11 18 (5.17%) Java Developer
12 16 (4.60%) Web Developer
12 16 (4.60%) DBA
13 15 (4.31%) Consultant
13 15 (4.31%) Administrator
14 14 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 14 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (3.74%) Programmer
16 12 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (50.00%) .NET
2 123 (35.34%) ASP.NET
3 115 (33.05%) HTML
4 93 (26.72%) CSS
5 73 (20.98%) jQuery
6 62 (17.82%) .NET Framework
7 61 (17.53%) XML
8 55 (15.80%) WCF
9 46 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 40 (11.49%) WinForms
11 36 (10.34%) Web Services
12 33 (9.48%) XHTML
13 31 (8.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 31 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (7.76%) SOAP
15 25 (7.18%) HTML5
16 15 (4.31%) LINQ
17 14 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (4.02%) Spring
17 14 (4.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.18%) Management Information System
2 21 (6.03%) Clustering
3 17 (4.89%) Open Source
4 11 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.87%) Replication
6 9 (2.59%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.01%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.15%) DTV
9 3 (0.86%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.86%) Social Network
9 3 (0.86%) STB
10 2 (0.57%) Kindle
10 2 (0.57%) Social Media
10 2 (0.57%) EPoS
11 1 (0.29%) FMCG
11 1 (0.29%) RIA
11 1 (0.29%) Physics
11 1 (0.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 97 (27.87%) Windows
2 33 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (7.18%) Linux
3 25 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (4.89%) UNIX
5 15 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.16%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.87%) Android
8 9 (2.59%) Windows 2000
8 9 (2.59%) Windows Phone
8 9 (2.59%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.72%) AIX
10 5 (1.44%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.15%) Solaris
12 3 (0.86%) Debian
13 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.16%) MVC
2 59 (16.95%) OO
3 51 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (13.79%) TDD
6 40 (11.49%) Scrum
7 28 (8.05%) ITIL
7 28 (8.05%) Web Development
8 26 (7.47%) ETL
9 24 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 22 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (6.32%) E-Commerce
11 21 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (5.75%) OOD
13 19 (5.46%) SOA
14 17 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (4.60%) Load Balancing
15 16 (4.60%) Project Management
16 15 (4.31%) Data Analysis
16 15 (4.31%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 187 (53.74%) SQL
2 143 (41.09%) C#
3 98 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 85 (24.43%) T-SQL
5 52 (14.94%) VB.NET
6 45 (12.93%) Java
7 34 (9.77%) PHP
8 19 (5.46%) VB
9 14 (4.02%) Groovy
10 11 (3.16%) Clojure
10 11 (3.16%) Scala
11 9 (2.59%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.59%) Perl
12 7 (2.01%) VBA
13 6 (1.72%) Python
14 5 (1.44%) XAML
15 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.15%) VC++
15 4 (1.15%) C++
15 4 (1.15%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 37 (10.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (6.03%) Degree
3 18 (5.17%) MCSE
4 15 (4.31%) MCP
5 7 (2.01%) SAP Certification
6 6 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.72%) MCSD
6 6 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.72%) ISEB
6 6 (1.72%) CCNA
7 5 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.44%) MCITP
7 5 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.57%) MCSA
10 1 (0.29%) CCNP
10 1 (0.29%) CCDP
10 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.03%) QA
2 16 (4.60%) SLA
3 10 (2.87%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.02%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.86%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.29%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.86%) Nagios
3 2 (0.57%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.29%) SCCM
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 181 (52.01%) Microsoft
2 50 (14.37%) Oracle
3 33 (9.48%) VMware
4 30 (8.62%) Cisco
5 26 (7.47%) HP
6 20 (5.75%) IBM
7 18 (5.17%) SAP
8 17 (4.89%) Twitter
9 11 (3.16%) Adobe
10 10 (2.87%) Sitecore
10 10 (2.87%) Citrix
11 8 (2.30%) Sybase
11 8 (2.30%) Business Objects
11 8 (2.30%) Symantec
12 7 (2.01%) Veritas
13 6 (1.72%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.72%) Facebook
13 6 (1.72%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.72%) Dell
14 5 (1.44%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K (depending upon experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Health Care
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago