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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 164 124 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.68% 13.49% 20.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.57% 55.86% 59.28%
Number of salaries quoted 149 111 190
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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
368 222 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.69% 24.16% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 326 190 290
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 March 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 March 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% 11
Newport -1 38 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Torfaen -21 7 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Caerphilly -6 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Monmouthshire -6 4 £37,500 +47.05%
Glamorgan -7 1 £37,500 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £40,000 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - - 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 201 (58.09%) SQL
2 200 (57.80%) Microsoft
3 116 (33.53%) .NET
4 109 (31.50%) Finance
5 108 (31.21%) Business Intelligence
6 104 (30.06%) T-SQL
6 104 (30.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 104 (30.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 99 (28.61%) C#
8 93 (26.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 83 (23.99%) ETL
10 80 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
11 77 (22.25%) MS Excel
12 74 (21.39%) Windows
12 74 (21.39%) ASP.NET
12 74 (21.39%) Data Warehouse
13 63 (18.21%) MVC
13 63 (18.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 61 (17.63%) HTML
15 59 (17.05%) JavaScript
15 59 (17.05%) CSS
16 53 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 51 (14.74%) SQL Server 2005
18 48 (13.87%) VMware
19 46 (13.29%) Scrum
20 39 (11.27%) Cognos
21 38 (10.98%) XML
22 36 (10.40%) OLTP
22 36 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
22 36 (10.40%) Windows Server 2003

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (6.65%) IIS
2 20 (5.78%) WebSphere
3 18 (5.20%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.62%) CMS
4 16 (4.62%) IBM HTTP Server
5 14 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.47%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.31%) Commerce Server
9 7 (2.02%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.73%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.45%) JBoss
11 5 (1.45%) Apache
12 3 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.87%) Lync
13 2 (0.58%) Node.js
14 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.29%) LiveLink
14 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 77 (22.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.47%) MS Office
3 7 (2.02%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.58%) PaaS
2 2 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.78%) HTTP
2 19 (5.49%) Firewall
3 15 (4.34%) SAN
4 11 (3.18%) DNS
5 10 (2.89%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (2.60%) Internet
6 9 (2.60%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (2.60%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.16%) NAS
8 3 (0.87%) VPN
8 3 (0.87%) LAN
8 3 (0.87%) WAN
8 3 (0.87%) DHCP
9 2 (0.58%) VoIP
10 1 (0.29%) LDAP
10 1 (0.29%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (30.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 104 (30.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 93 (26.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (21.39%) Data Warehouse
4 63 (18.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 53 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 51 (14.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (10.40%) OLTP
8 29 (8.38%) DTS
9 19 (5.49%) OLAP
10 15 (4.34%) Relational Database
11 14 (4.05%) MySQL
12 13 (3.76%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (3.18%) Oracle Database
13 11 (3.18%) OLAP Cube
14 10 (2.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (2.31%) Star Schema
16 6 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (1.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.20%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.91%) NUnit
4 15 (4.34%) MSTest
4 15 (4.34%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (2.60%) Moq
6 6 (1.73%) Selenium
7 4 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.87%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.58%) JMeter
10 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.29%) Toad
10 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.29%) Subversion
10 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.29%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.29%) Ranorex
General
1 109 (31.50%) Finance
2 22 (6.36%) Advertising
3 18 (5.20%) Banking
4 10 (2.89%) Retail
5 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.16%) Law
7 4 (1.16%) Legal
7 4 (1.16%) Electronics
7 4 (1.16%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 170 (49.13%) Developer
2 66 (19.08%) Analyst
3 60 (17.34%) .NET Developer
4 55 (15.90%) DBA
5 41 (11.85%) SQL DBA
6 38 (10.98%) Administrator
7 28 (8.09%) SQL Developer
8 26 (7.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 24 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 19 (5.49%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (4.91%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.18%) Software Developer
13 10 (2.89%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 10 (2.89%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.89%) SQL Server DBA
14 9 (2.60%) Oracle DBA
14 9 (2.60%) Project Engineer
15 8 (2.31%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (33.53%) .NET
2 74 (21.39%) ASP.NET
3 61 (17.63%) HTML
4 59 (17.05%) CSS
5 38 (10.98%) XML
6 36 (10.40%) WCF
7 35 (10.12%) .NET Framework
8 34 (9.83%) jQuery
9 28 (8.09%) Web Services
9 28 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (6.07%) Ajax
11 16 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (4.34%) Castle Windsor
13 14 (4.05%) SOAP
14 13 (3.76%) HTML5
14 13 (3.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 12 (3.47%) WinForms
16 11 (3.18%) XSLT
17 9 (2.60%) LINQ
17 9 (2.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.36%) Clustering
3 21 (6.07%) AS400
4 14 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.18%) Replication
6 10 (2.89%) EqualLogic
6 10 (2.89%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (2.31%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.02%) Tandem
9 6 (1.73%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.16%) iSeries
12 3 (0.87%) Social Network
12 3 (0.87%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.87%) Statistics
13 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.58%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 74 (21.39%) Windows
2 36 (10.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (6.94%) Linux
5 18 (5.20%) OS/400
6 17 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (1.16%) UNIX
8 4 (1.16%) AIX
9 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.87%) Android
9 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (31.21%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (23.99%) ETL
3 80 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (18.21%) MVC
5 46 (13.29%) Scrum
6 35 (10.12%) TDD
7 28 (8.09%) Migration
8 27 (7.80%) Data Migration
8 27 (7.80%) Kimball Methodology
9 25 (7.23%) Mentoring
10 20 (5.78%) Project Management
11 18 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.91%) Unit Testing
12 17 (4.91%) Web Application Development
13 16 (4.62%) Data Transformation
13 16 (4.62%) CRM
14 15 (4.34%) OO
15 14 (4.05%) ITIL
16 12 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (3.18%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 201 (58.09%) SQL
2 104 (30.06%) T-SQL
3 99 (28.61%) C#
4 59 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 33 (9.54%) VB.NET
6 12 (3.47%) VB
7 10 (2.89%) Java
8 7 (2.02%) VBA
9 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.16%) C++
10 4 (1.16%) COBOL
10 4 (1.16%) XAML
10 4 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.58%) VB6
11 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.58%) R
11 2 (0.58%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.58%) Python
11 2 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (10.12%) Degree
3 24 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (6.94%) VCP5
4 14 (4.05%) MCITP
5 11 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.89%) MCSE
6 10 (2.89%) MCDBA
7 9 (2.60%) MCP
8 7 (2.02%) CCNP
9 4 (1.16%) CCNA
9 4 (1.16%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.87%) ISEB
11 2 (0.58%) MCSA
11 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.29%) HND
12 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.60%) QA
2 6 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.73%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.87%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.16%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 200 (57.80%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.87%) VMware
3 39 (11.27%) Cognos
4 35 (10.12%) Oracle
5 27 (7.80%) Cisco
6 22 (6.36%) IBM
7 15 (4.34%) Citrix
8 13 (3.76%) HP
9 12 (3.47%) Dell
10 9 (2.60%) Business Objects
11 8 (2.31%) SAP
12 6 (1.73%) Teradata
12 6 (1.73%) Informatica
13 5 (1.45%) Symantec
14 4 (1.16%) Veritas
14 4 (1.16%) Twitter
14 4 (1.16%) LexisNexis
15 3 (0.87%) Facebook
15 3 (0.87%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.87%) Red Hat
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: Up to 40000
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £34000.00 per annum
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Benefits Package
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Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Bridgend
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Cardiff
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Cardiff
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Cardiff
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