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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 167 137 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.00% 13.59% 21.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.31% 56.85% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 142 127 209
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £29,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,150 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
353 241 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.59% 23.91% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 304 211 304
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +10 103 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Newport 0 38 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Torfaen -19 9 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Caerphilly -15 5 £35,000 +4.47%
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £52,500 -
Bridgend -3 1 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Monmouthshire -6 1 £43,500 +107.14%
Glamorgan -7 1 £40,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - - 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (55.52%) SQL
2 195 (55.24%) Microsoft
3 115 (32.58%) .NET
4 114 (32.29%) Finance
5 105 (29.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (28.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 99 (28.05%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (27.20%) T-SQL
9 92 (26.06%) C#
10 88 (24.93%) Windows
11 84 (23.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 82 (23.23%) ETL
13 75 (21.25%) MS Excel
14 73 (20.68%) Data Warehouse
14 73 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
15 64 (18.13%) ASP.NET
16 60 (17.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 58 (16.43%) HTML
18 57 (16.15%) JavaScript
19 56 (15.86%) MVC
19 56 (15.86%) SQL Server 2005
20 54 (15.30%) VMware
21 50 (14.16%) CSS
22 49 (13.88%) Degree
23 48 (13.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 44 (12.46%) Scrum
25 43 (12.18%) Windows Server 2003
26 40 (11.33%) Oracle
27 38 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
28 37 (10.48%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 27 (7.65%) IIS
2 21 (5.95%) MS Exchange
3 20 (5.67%) WebSphere
4 16 (4.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 16 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.25%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.97%) CMS
7 11 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.27%) Commerce Server
9 7 (1.98%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.70%) Apache
10 6 (1.70%) JBoss
11 4 (1.13%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.85%) Lync
12 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.57%) Node.js
14 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 75 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.68%) MS Office
3 7 (1.98%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) PaaS
3 2 (0.57%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.95%) HTTP
1 21 (5.95%) Firewall
2 12 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.12%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (3.12%) DNS
3 11 (3.12%) SAN
4 10 (2.83%) Internet
4 10 (2.83%) iSCSI
4 10 (2.83%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (1.13%) VPN
5 4 (1.13%) DHCP
5 4 (1.13%) VoIP
5 4 (1.13%) NAS
6 3 (0.85%) WAN
6 3 (0.85%) LAN
7 1 (0.28%) Skype
7 1 (0.28%) VLAN
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) SSL
7 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (29.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 102 (28.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (23.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 73 (20.68%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (17.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 56 (15.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 48 (13.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (10.20%) OLTP
9 29 (8.22%) DTS
10 19 (5.38%) OLAP
11 18 (5.10%) Relational Database
12 16 (4.53%) MySQL
13 14 (3.97%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (3.68%) Oracle Database
15 12 (3.40%) OLAP Cube
16 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 6 (1.70%) DB2
17 6 (1.70%) Star Schema
18 5 (1.42%) Cognos Query Studio
18 5 (1.42%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 38 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (5.38%) NUnit
3 17 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.53%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (3.97%) MSTest
6 11 (3.12%) Selenium
7 9 (2.55%) Moq
8 7 (1.98%) JMeter
9 6 (1.70%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.57%) Toad
11 2 (0.57%) StyleCop
11 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.28%) Ranorex
12 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.28%) Subversion
12 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.28%) JUnit
General
1 114 (32.29%) Finance
2 20 (5.67%) Advertising
3 12 (3.40%) Banking
4 9 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.27%) Law
6 7 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.42%) Marketing
7 5 (1.42%) Retail
8 2 (0.57%) Legal
8 2 (0.57%) Games
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
8 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 164 (46.46%) Developer
2 66 (18.70%) DBA
3 59 (16.71%) Analyst
4 58 (16.43%) .NET Developer
5 54 (15.30%) SQL DBA
6 45 (12.75%) Administrator
7 26 (7.37%) SQL Developer
8 25 (7.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 22 (6.23%) C# Developer
10 20 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 15 (4.25%) Business Analyst
13 14 (3.97%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.97%) SQL Server DBA
14 11 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 11 (3.12%) Oracle DBA
15 10 (2.83%) Project Engineer
16 9 (2.55%) Support Analyst
17 8 (2.27%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (32.58%) .NET
2 64 (18.13%) ASP.NET
3 58 (16.43%) HTML
4 50 (14.16%) CSS
5 37 (10.48%) XML
6 36 (10.20%) jQuery
7 32 (9.07%) WCF
8 31 (8.78%) .NET Framework
9 24 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (6.80%) Web Services
10 23 (6.52%) Ajax
11 16 (4.53%) Castle Windsor
12 14 (3.97%) XSLT
12 14 (3.97%) Entity Framework
13 11 (3.12%) HTML5
14 10 (2.83%) WinForms
14 10 (2.83%) AngularJS
15 9 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (2.27%) SOAP
16 8 (2.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.80%) AS400
3 13 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.40%) Clustering
5 11 (3.12%) EqualLogic
5 11 (3.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (2.27%) Tandem
7 8 (2.27%) Replication
8 7 (1.98%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.70%) Data Extraction
9 6 (1.70%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.42%) FMCG
11 4 (1.13%) iSeries
12 3 (0.85%) PlayStation
12 3 (0.85%) Social Network
12 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 88 (24.93%) Windows
2 43 (12.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (9.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (8.22%) Linux
5 22 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (5.95%) OS/400
7 10 (2.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (1.70%) UNIX
9 4 (1.13%) AIX
10 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.85%) Android
11 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.05%) Business Intelligence
2 82 (23.23%) ETL
3 73 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (15.86%) MVC
5 44 (12.46%) Scrum
6 33 (9.35%) TDD
7 30 (8.50%) Kimball Methodology
8 28 (7.93%) Migration
9 27 (7.65%) Mentoring
10 25 (7.08%) Data Migration
11 19 (5.38%) CRM
12 16 (4.53%) Unit Testing
12 16 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (4.25%) Web Application Development
13 15 (4.25%) Project Management
13 15 (4.25%) ITIL
14 14 (3.97%) Data Transformation
15 12 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (3.12%) OO
17 10 (2.83%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 196 (55.52%) SQL
2 96 (27.20%) T-SQL
3 92 (26.06%) C#
4 57 (16.15%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.37%) VB.NET
6 22 (6.23%) Java
7 9 (2.55%) C++
8 8 (2.27%) VB
9 6 (1.70%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.13%) VBA
11 4 (1.13%) COBOL
11 4 (1.13%) XAML
12 3 (0.85%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.85%) PHP
13 2 (0.57%) Python
13 2 (0.57%) C
13 2 (0.57%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (13.88%) Degree
2 37 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (7.65%) VCP5
3 27 (7.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (3.68%) MCITP
4 13 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.40%) MCSE
6 11 (3.12%) MCDBA
7 9 (2.55%) MCP
8 8 (2.27%) CCNP
9 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.42%) CCNA
9 5 (1.42%) MCSA
10 4 (1.13%) ISEB
10 4 (1.13%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (1.98%) QA
1 7 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) Graphite
3 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 195 (55.24%) Microsoft
2 54 (15.30%) VMware
3 40 (11.33%) Oracle
4 36 (10.20%) Cognos
5 26 (7.37%) Cisco
6 25 (7.08%) IBM
7 16 (4.53%) Citrix
8 11 (3.12%) HP
8 11 (3.12%) Dell
9 7 (1.98%) Teradata
9 7 (1.98%) Informatica
10 5 (1.42%) SAP
11 4 (1.13%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.13%) Symantec
11 4 (1.13%) Veritas
11 4 (1.13%) LexisNexis
11 4 (1.13%) Twitter
12 3 (0.85%) Facebook
12 3 (0.85%) Veeam
12 3 (0.85%) Fortinet
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: Not specified
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
FFT Education
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £ MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days a/l, flexible woking
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus, pension and health cover
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Pontypridd
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40k - £45k DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago