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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 186 175 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.45% 14.92% 14.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.13% 49.86% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 165 146 142
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £29,625 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
320 351 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.29% 29.92% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 280 302 236
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 107 £37,500 +0.67% 6
Newport -5 32 £45,000 +32.35%
Bridgend +9 19 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 11 £36,000 -
Torfaen +11 10 £27,500 -8.33%
Vale of Glamorgan -4 1 £50,000 -4.76% 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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.

1 196 (50.91%) SQL
2 155 (40.26%) Microsoft
3 153 (39.74%) .NET
4 146 (37.92%) C#
5 116 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (24.94%) MS Excel
7 92 (23.90%) MVC
8 91 (23.64%) ASP.NET
9 84 (21.82%) Oracle
10 83 (21.56%) HTML
11 82 (21.30%) Windows
12 69 (17.92%) JavaScript
13 65 (16.88%) T-SQL
14 64 (16.62%) CSS
14 64 (16.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 64 (16.62%) Degree
15 57 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (14.29%) Finance
16 55 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 52 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 51 (13.25%) Web Services
19 49 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 48 (12.47%) VB.NET
21 47 (12.21%) SQL Server 2012
22 46 (11.95%) Software Engineering
22 46 (11.95%) SDLC
23 44 (11.43%) ETL
24 43 (11.17%) OO
25 42 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
25 42 (10.91%) Analytics

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 16 (4.16%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.12%) IIS
2 12 (3.12%) Tornado
3 11 (2.86%) Node.js
3 11 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.82%) CMS
6 6 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.04%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.78%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.78%) Confluence
9 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.52%) Apache
10 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.26%) DNN
11 1 (0.26%) Moodle
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 96 (24.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.78%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.56%) Office 365
4 5 (1.30%) IaaS
4 5 (1.30%) PaaS
4 5 (1.30%) SaaS
5 3 (0.78%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.45%) Firewall
2 11 (2.86%) SAN
3 9 (2.34%) VPN
4 6 (1.56%) Internet
4 6 (1.56%) VoIP
5 5 (1.30%) DNS
6 4 (1.04%) LAN
6 4 (1.04%) NAS
6 4 (1.04%) VLAN
6 4 (1.04%) WAN
7 3 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (0.78%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.52%) DHCP
8 2 (0.52%) HTTP
9 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 55 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 47 (12.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (10.65%) MySQL
8 40 (10.39%) Relational Database
9 35 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (4.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 16 (4.16%) OLAP
11 16 (4.16%) SQLite
12 14 (3.64%) RDBMS
13 13 (3.38%) DB2
14 12 (3.12%) OLAP Cube
15 10 (2.60%) Power BI
16 8 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (2.08%) PowerPivot
17 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database
17 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.38%) Selenium
4 10 (2.60%) Subversion
5 7 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.82%) JUnit
5 7 (1.82%) NUnit
5 7 (1.82%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.56%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.56%) JMeter
6 6 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.30%) Moq
7 5 (1.30%) MSTest
8 4 (1.04%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.04%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.78%) JIRA
9 3 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.52%) NuGet
11 1 (0.26%) FishEye
General
1 55 (14.29%) Finance
2 30 (7.79%) Advertising
3 16 (4.16%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.64%) Games
5 13 (3.38%) Marketing
6 12 (3.12%) Electronics
7 9 (2.34%) Legal
8 7 (1.82%) Law
9 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.78%) Retail
11 2 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (48.83%) Developer
2 80 (20.78%) .NET Developer
3 57 (14.81%) Analyst
4 39 (10.13%) C# Developer
5 38 (9.87%) Senior Developer
6 37 (9.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 28 (7.27%) Consultant
8 28 (7.27%) DBA
8 28 (7.27%) Software Engineer
8 28 (7.27%) SQL Developer
9 27 (7.01%) Junior
10 26 (6.75%) Support Analyst
11 24 (6.23%) Senior .NET Developer
12 22 (5.71%) Analytics Consultant
12 22 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 22 (5.71%) Remedy Consultant
13 21 (5.45%) SQL DBA
14 20 (5.19%) Junior Developer
15 16 (4.16%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (39.74%) .NET
2 91 (23.64%) ASP.NET
3 83 (21.56%) HTML
4 64 (16.62%) CSS
5 51 (13.25%) Web Services
6 41 (10.65%) jQuery
7 36 (9.35%) XML
8 35 (9.09%) WCF
9 32 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (6.75%) HTML5
11 23 (5.97%) .NET Framework
11 23 (5.97%) AngularJS
12 19 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (4.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 18 (4.68%) SOAP
14 15 (3.90%) Ajax
14 15 (3.90%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (3.64%) MDX
16 12 (3.12%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 34 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.90%) Mathematics
5 13 (3.38%) Informatics
6 12 (3.12%) Life Science
7 9 (2.34%) Clustering
7 9 (2.34%) Replication
8 8 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.56%) Health Informatics
10 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.04%) Fintech
11 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.78%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.78%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.78%) User Experience
11 3 (0.78%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 82 (21.30%) Windows
2 34 (8.83%) Windows Server
3 30 (7.79%) Linux
4 23 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.94%) Unix
6 11 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.30%) Windows 2000
7 5 (1.30%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.04%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.26%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.26%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (23.90%) MVC
3 57 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (11.95%) SDLC
4 46 (11.95%) Software Engineering
5 44 (11.43%) ETL
6 43 (11.17%) OO
7 42 (10.91%) Analytics
8 39 (10.13%) Scrum
9 31 (8.05%) ITIL
10 27 (7.01%) TDD
11 25 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (5.19%) DevOps
13 18 (4.68%) Kimball Methodology
13 18 (4.68%) OOD
14 17 (4.42%) Web Development
15 16 (4.16%) Data Analysis
16 15 (3.90%) Configuration Management
16 15 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (3.64%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 196 (50.91%) SQL
2 146 (37.92%) C#
3 69 (17.92%) JavaScript
4 65 (16.88%) T-SQL
5 48 (12.47%) VB.NET
6 34 (8.83%) Java
7 25 (6.49%) C++
7 25 (6.49%) Python
8 14 (3.64%) PHP
9 13 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.38%) VB
10 12 (3.12%) C
11 4 (1.04%) Delphi
12 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.52%) Korn
13 2 (0.52%) VBA
14 1 (0.26%) Perl
14 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 64 (16.62%) Degree
2 29 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 24 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.86%) MCSE
5 9 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.08%) ISEB
7 7 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.82%) MCITP
7 7 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.56%) MCP
9 4 (1.04%) MCSA
9 4 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.78%) CCNA
10 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.78%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.52%) MCTS
12 1 (0.26%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.83%) QA
2 15 (3.90%) SLA
3 6 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (1.30%) vSphere
6 4 (1.04%) Docker
6 4 (1.04%) XenApp
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) WSUS
2 4 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Nagios
3 1 (0.26%) OpenView
3 1 (0.26%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.26%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.26%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 155 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 84 (21.82%) Oracle
3 32 (8.31%) VMware
4 28 (7.27%) Remedy
5 22 (5.71%) BMC
6 17 (4.42%) Cisco
7 15 (3.90%) SAP
8 13 (3.38%) Citrix
9 11 (2.86%) Sybase
10 8 (2.08%) Dell
10 8 (2.08%) HP
11 5 (1.30%) Avaya
12 4 (1.04%) Adobe
12 4 (1.04%) IBM
12 4 (1.04%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.04%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.04%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.78%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.78%) Google
13 3 (0.78%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 7 hours ago
South Wales
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28424 - £32690 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18000 - £31000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps IT
Salary: Up to £35,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Penarth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago