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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 195 194 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.70% 17.15% 19.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.78% 67.83% 71.38%
Number of salaries quoted 164 184 184
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,825 £28,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
356 286 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.66% 25.29% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 301 264 254
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -1 143 £35,000 - 12
Newport -1 33 £36,000 +11.62% 2
Bridgend -7 5 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Vale of Glamorgan +1 3 £52,500 +75.00%
Torfaen -19 3 £32,500 -9.72%
Caerphilly +8 2 £38,500 -21.02%
Glamorgan - 2 £32,750 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 - 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 184 (52.57%) SQL
2 172 (49.14%) .NET
3 168 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 138 (39.43%) C#
5 116 (33.14%) ASP.NET
6 108 (30.86%) HTML
7 99 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (27.14%) Windows
9 93 (26.57%) MS Excel
10 92 (26.29%) JavaScript
11 89 (25.43%) MVC
12 82 (23.43%) T-SQL
13 79 (22.57%) Finance
14 74 (21.14%) CSS
15 72 (20.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 69 (19.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 68 (19.43%) Degree
17 68 (19.43%) Scrum
18 64 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
19 61 (17.43%) jQuery
19 61 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
20 56 (16.00%) XML
21 52 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
22 48 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
23 43 (12.29%) SQL Server 2005
23 43 (12.29%) Team Foundation Server
24 42 (12.00%) Web Services
25 40 (11.43%) Oracle
25 40 (11.43%) Java
26 39 (11.14%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (5.71%) IIS
2 18 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.14%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.00%) JBoss
5 7 (2.00%) Apache
5 7 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.14%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.86%) CMS
8 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.57%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 93 (26.57%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS Project
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) Office 365
3 2 (0.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.57%) HTTP
2 8 (2.29%) Firewall
3 7 (2.00%) VPN
4 6 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.43%) DHCP
5 5 (1.43%) WAN
6 4 (1.14%) LAN
6 4 (1.14%) DNS
6 4 (1.14%) SSL
6 4 (1.14%) SAN
7 3 (0.86%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.86%) VoIP
7 3 (0.86%) SMTP
7 3 (0.86%) FTP
7 3 (0.86%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (0.86%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.57%) Internet
9 1 (0.29%) IPsec
9 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (20.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 69 (19.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (12.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (10.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (6.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (5.43%) DTS
9 19 (5.43%) OLTP
10 15 (4.29%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.86%) MySQL
12 9 (2.57%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.29%) OLAP
14 7 (2.00%) DB2
15 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (1.43%) Cognos Query Studio
16 5 (1.43%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 5 (1.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 5 (1.43%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 43 (12.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (9.71%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.14%) Selenium
4 16 (4.57%) NUnit
5 13 (3.71%) JMeter
6 12 (3.43%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (2.57%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.43%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.14%) MSTest
9 4 (1.14%) Subversion
9 4 (1.14%) Maven
10 3 (0.86%) Moq
10 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.86%) StyleCop
10 3 (0.86%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.57%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.57%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 79 (22.57%) Finance
2 18 (5.14%) Advertising
3 17 (4.86%) Marketing
4 6 (1.71%) Law
4 6 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 175 (50.00%) Developer
2 89 (25.43%) .NET Developer
3 59 (16.86%) DBA
4 50 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 48 (13.71%) Administrator
5 48 (13.71%) Analyst
6 44 (12.57%) C# Developer
7 33 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (6.00%) Lead Developer
9 18 (5.14%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (3.71%) SQL Server DBA
12 12 (3.43%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.14%) Junior
14 10 (2.86%) Test Analyst
14 10 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 9 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 9 (2.57%) Technical Developer
15 9 (2.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (49.14%) .NET
2 116 (33.14%) ASP.NET
3 108 (30.86%) HTML
4 74 (21.14%) CSS
5 61 (17.43%) jQuery
6 56 (16.00%) XML
7 52 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (12.00%) Web Services
9 39 (11.14%) WCF
10 29 (8.29%) AngularJS
11 20 (5.71%) .NET Framework
12 16 (4.57%) HTML5
13 12 (3.43%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (3.43%) Ajax
14 11 (3.14%) SOAP
15 10 (2.86%) Entity Framework
15 10 (2.86%) REST
15 10 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (2.57%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (2.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.43%) AS400
1 19 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.86%) Replication
4 9 (2.57%) Clustering
4 9 (2.57%) Tandem
5 7 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.43%) Social Network
6 5 (1.43%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.43%) FMCG
7 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.14%) iSeries
7 4 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.86%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 95 (27.14%) Windows
2 35 (10.00%) Linux
3 31 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (7.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (4.86%) OS/400
7 11 (3.14%) UNIX
8 8 (2.29%) AIX
9 7 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.00%) Android
10 6 (1.71%) Solaris
11 5 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.14%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.86%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.57%) CentOS
14 2 (0.57%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (25.43%) MVC
3 68 (19.43%) Scrum
4 61 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (11.14%) SDLC
6 36 (10.29%) ETL
7 29 (8.29%) TDD
7 29 (8.29%) Mentoring
8 28 (8.00%) CRM
9 24 (6.86%) Kimball Methodology
10 18 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (4.86%) ITIL
11 17 (4.86%) Software Engineering
12 16 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (3.71%) Web Application Development
14 12 (3.43%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (3.43%) Unit Testing
15 11 (3.14%) Software Testing
15 11 (3.14%) E-Commerce
16 10 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 184 (52.57%) SQL
2 138 (39.43%) C#
3 92 (26.29%) JavaScript
4 82 (23.43%) T-SQL
5 40 (11.43%) Java
6 28 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 10 (2.86%) C++
7 10 (2.86%) PHP
8 8 (2.29%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.29%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.43%) VB
10 4 (1.14%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.14%) COBOL
11 2 (0.57%) C
11 2 (0.57%) Perl
11 2 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.57%) Python
12 1 (0.29%) VBScript
12 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 68 (19.43%) Degree
2 17 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.57%) VCP5
3 16 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.86%) ISEB
6 8 (2.29%) MCITP
7 6 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.43%) MCSA
8 5 (1.43%) CCNA
9 4 (1.14%) MCSE
9 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.14%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.86%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.57%) MCTS
11 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.29%) QA
2 5 (1.43%) SLA
3 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.43%) XenApp
4 4 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.57%) SCCM
2 2 (0.57%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.29%) Graphite
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 168 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.43%) Oracle
3 36 (10.29%) VMware
4 25 (7.14%) Cognos
5 24 (6.86%) IBM
6 11 (3.14%) Citrix
7 10 (2.86%) Cisco
8 8 (2.29%) HP
9 5 (1.43%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.14%) Informatica
10 4 (1.14%) NetApp
10 4 (1.14%) Teradata
10 4 (1.14%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.14%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.14%) Facebook
10 4 (1.14%) Twitter
11 3 (0.86%) Red Gate
11 3 (0.86%) Veeam
11 3 (0.86%) Fortinet
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Gwent
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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CGI
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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