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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 133 226 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.14% 21.63% 18.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.96% 62.43% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 121 214 150
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £26,967 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £44,000 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
242 362 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.91% 34.64% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 206 320 222
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -10 60 £35,000 - 13
Newport -1 24 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Caerphilly +5 17 £33,000 -35.29%
Torfaen +4 11 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bridgend -5 5 £30,000 - 1
Neath Port Talbot -3 1 £37,500 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Monmouthshire - 1 £21,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 165 (60.22%) .NET
2 131 (47.81%) Microsoft
3 128 (46.72%) C#
4 127 (46.35%) SQL
5 111 (40.51%) ASP.NET
6 97 (35.40%) HTML
7 75 (27.37%) JavaScript
8 73 (26.64%) MVC
9 71 (25.91%) Windows
9 71 (25.91%) MS Excel
10 65 (23.72%) .NET Framework
11 62 (22.63%) CSS
12 55 (20.07%) XML
13 52 (18.98%) VB.NET
14 51 (18.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 51 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (16.42%) IIS
16 44 (16.06%) Web Services
16 44 (16.06%) Scrum
17 43 (15.69%) jQuery
18 38 (13.87%) Oracle
19 36 (13.14%) SharePoint
19 36 (13.14%) WCF
20 35 (12.77%) Visual Studio
20 35 (12.77%) OO
20 35 (12.77%) VMware
21 34 (12.41%) ITIL
21 34 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 32 (11.68%) Ajax
23 31 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 45 (16.42%) IIS
2 36 (13.14%) SharePoint
3 26 (9.49%) CMS
4 15 (5.47%) Commerce Server
5 13 (4.74%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.19%) Apache
6 6 (2.19%) FileNet
6 6 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.82%) LiveCycle
7 5 (1.82%) Confluence
7 5 (1.82%) SAS
7 5 (1.82%) OpenROAD
7 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.46%) Lync
9 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.09%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 71 (25.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.28%) GitHub
2 2 (0.73%) IaaS
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) SaaS
2 2 (0.73%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.12%) SAN
1 25 (9.12%) Internet
2 22 (8.03%) Firewall
2 22 (8.03%) DNS
3 19 (6.93%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.11%) NAS
5 7 (2.55%) VoIP
6 5 (1.82%) DHCP
6 5 (1.82%) VPN
7 4 (1.46%) FTP
7 4 (1.46%) Intranet
8 3 (1.09%) DVB
8 3 (1.09%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.09%) SNMP
9 2 (0.73%) LAN
9 2 (0.73%) WAN
10 1 (0.36%) POP3
10 1 (0.36%) SMTP
10 1 (0.36%) HTTP
10 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 31 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (11.31%) Relational Database
3 25 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.74%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.19%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.82%) Ingres
10 3 (1.09%) DB2
10 3 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (1.09%) MaxDB
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.73%) MS Access
11 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (12.77%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.30%) Subversion
3 19 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.19%) Maven
4 6 (2.19%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.82%) Hudson
5 5 (1.82%) JIRA
6 4 (1.46%) MSTest
6 4 (1.46%) NUnit
7 3 (1.09%) Moq
8 2 (0.73%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (8.76%) Finance
2 12 (4.38%) Advertising
3 9 (3.28%) Legal
3 9 (3.28%) Back Office
3 9 (3.28%) Marketing
4 4 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.73%) Local Government
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 154 (56.20%) Developer
2 70 (25.55%) .NET Developer
3 60 (21.90%) Analyst
4 31 (11.31%) Support Analyst
5 30 (10.95%) Software Developer
6 29 (10.58%) Senior Developer
7 25 (9.12%) C# Developer
8 23 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (7.30%) PHP Developer
10 19 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (6.93%) Junior
10 19 (6.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (6.20%) Junior Developer
12 14 (5.11%) Programmer
13 13 (4.74%) Architect
14 12 (4.38%) Team Leader
15 11 (4.01%) Applications Developer
15 11 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 10 (3.65%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (60.22%) .NET
2 111 (40.51%) ASP.NET
3 97 (35.40%) HTML
4 65 (23.72%) .NET Framework
5 62 (22.63%) CSS
6 55 (20.07%) XML
7 44 (16.06%) Web Services
8 43 (15.69%) jQuery
9 36 (13.14%) WCF
10 32 (11.68%) Ajax
11 24 (8.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (8.03%) SOAP
13 19 (6.93%) WinForms
14 17 (6.20%) XHTML
14 17 (6.20%) LINQ
15 16 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (5.84%) Symfony
16 15 (5.47%) XSLT
17 12 (4.38%) REST
18 10 (3.65%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.47%) Management Information System
1 15 (5.47%) Clustering
2 11 (4.01%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.65%) N-Tier
3 10 (3.65%) Social Media
3 10 (3.65%) Kindle
4 9 (3.28%) Social Network
5 8 (2.92%) Open Source
6 6 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.82%) Statistics
8 4 (1.46%) DTV
8 4 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.46%) RIA
9 3 (1.09%) STB
10 2 (0.73%) Replication
10 2 (0.73%) iSeries
11 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.36%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 71 (25.91%) Windows
2 21 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.20%) Linux
5 16 (5.84%) UNIX
6 8 (2.92%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.55%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.19%) AIX
8 6 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.09%) Solaris
9 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.73%) Android
10 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.64%) MVC
2 51 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.06%) Scrum
4 35 (12.77%) OO
5 34 (12.41%) ITIL
6 28 (10.22%) Web Development
7 24 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (7.66%) TDD
9 19 (6.93%) SEO
9 19 (6.93%) OOD
10 18 (6.57%) Load Balancing
11 16 (5.84%) Unit Testing
11 16 (5.84%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.47%) SOA
13 11 (4.01%) Data Analysis
14 10 (3.65%) Content Management
15 9 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (3.28%) Project Management
16 8 (2.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 128 (46.72%) C#
2 127 (46.35%) SQL
3 75 (27.37%) JavaScript
4 52 (18.98%) VB.NET
5 30 (10.95%) T-SQL
6 29 (10.58%) Java
7 28 (10.22%) PHP
8 27 (9.85%) VB
9 9 (3.28%) VB6
10 8 (2.92%) XAML
10 8 (2.92%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.19%) Perl
11 6 (2.19%) Python
12 5 (1.82%) Groovy
12 5 (1.82%) Scala
12 5 (1.82%) Clojure
12 5 (1.82%) C++
13 3 (1.09%) C
13 3 (1.09%) VBA
13 3 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 51 (18.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.76%) MCSE
3 20 (7.30%) MCP
4 16 (5.84%) Degree
5 12 (4.38%) SAP Certification
6 8 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.19%) MCSA
8 4 (1.46%) CCNA
8 4 (1.46%) ISEB
8 4 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.46%) MCITP
8 4 (1.46%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.73%) VCP5
11 1 (0.36%) CCAA
11 1 (0.36%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.66%) ISO 9001
2 12 (4.38%) SLA
3 11 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.65%) QA
System Software
1 28 (10.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.36%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.09%) Nagios
3 2 (0.73%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 131 (47.81%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.87%) Oracle
3 35 (12.77%) VMware
4 30 (10.95%) Cisco
5 25 (9.12%) HP
6 17 (6.20%) Twitter
7 15 (5.47%) IBM
7 15 (5.47%) SAP
8 12 (4.38%) Symantec
8 12 (4.38%) Facebook
9 11 (4.01%) Veritas
10 10 (3.65%) Citrix
10 10 (3.65%) Google
11 8 (2.92%) Sybase
12 7 (2.55%) Adobe
12 7 (2.55%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.82%) Sitecore
14 4 (1.46%) Business Objects
14 4 (1.46%) Remedy
15 3 (1.09%) Dell
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff Gate
Royal College of Nursing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 to £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days a/l, pension, free parking
Posted: 20 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago