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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 150 213 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.18% 17.32% 17.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.47% 58.04% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 140 175 189
Median salary £37,500 £36,639 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.34% +4.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £29,925 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
316 367 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.77% 29.84% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 295 309 273
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -4 103 £35,000 - 6
Newport -7 18 £45,000 +21.62%
Torfaen +11 8 £32,750 +0.76% 2
Bridgend +3 7 £35,000 -
Neath Port Talbot -10 5 £41,000 +6.49%
Glamorgan 0 4 £35,000 +6.87%
Caerphilly -5 1 £40,000 +3.89%
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 177 (48.23%) SQL
2 156 (42.51%) Microsoft
3 148 (40.33%) .NET
4 135 (36.78%) C#
5 122 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (24.25%) Windows
6 89 (24.25%) MVC
7 83 (22.62%) MS Excel
8 80 (21.80%) ASP.NET
9 76 (20.71%) HTML
9 76 (20.71%) Oracle
10 73 (19.89%) T-SQL
11 69 (18.80%) JavaScript
12 68 (18.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 62 (16.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 60 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
15 55 (14.99%) SQL Server 2008
16 53 (14.44%) Finance
17 50 (13.62%) CSS
18 49 (13.35%) SQL Server 2012
19 48 (13.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 47 (12.81%) MySQL
21 45 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
22 44 (11.99%) ETL
23 43 (11.72%) Degree
23 43 (11.72%) Analytics
24 42 (11.44%) VB.NET
25 41 (11.17%) OO
26 40 (10.90%) jQuery
27 39 (10.63%) Scrum

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 18 (4.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.09%) IIS
3 14 (3.81%) Tornado
4 9 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.18%) CMS
5 8 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.91%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.36%) Apache
7 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.36%) JBoss
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle 10gAS
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.36%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.82%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.82%) Confluence
9 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 83 (22.62%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (4.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.36%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.91%) Office 365
4 5 (1.36%) SaaS
5 4 (1.09%) IaaS
5 4 (1.09%) PaaS
6 3 (0.82%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.54%) Firewall
2 12 (3.27%) VPN
3 10 (2.72%) SAN
4 6 (1.63%) Intranet
4 6 (1.63%) NAS
5 5 (1.36%) DNS
5 5 (1.36%) VoIP
6 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.09%) VLAN
7 3 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.82%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (0.82%) Internet
7 3 (0.82%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.54%) DHCP
8 2 (0.54%) HTTP
8 2 (0.54%) LAN
8 2 (0.54%) WAN
9 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.27%) FTP
9 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 62 (16.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (14.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (13.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 48 (13.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (12.81%) MySQL
7 45 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (9.54%) Relational Database
9 23 (6.27%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (5.45%) OLAP
11 18 (4.90%) SQLite
12 17 (4.63%) RDBMS
13 15 (4.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (3.54%) OLAP Cube
15 12 (3.27%) Oracle Database
16 11 (3.00%) DB2
17 9 (2.45%) Power BI
18 8 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
18 8 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
18 8 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (10.08%) Visual Studio
2 35 (9.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.36%) Subversion
4 14 (3.81%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.00%) Selenium
6 8 (2.18%) NUnit
6 8 (2.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.18%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.63%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.63%) JMeter
7 6 (1.63%) JUnit
8 5 (1.36%) MSTest
8 5 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.36%) PVCS
8 5 (1.36%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.09%) Moq
9 4 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.09%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 53 (14.44%) Finance
2 38 (10.35%) Advertising
3 12 (3.27%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.18%) Electronics
4 8 (2.18%) Games
5 6 (1.63%) Legal
6 5 (1.36%) Marketing
6 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.09%) Law
8 2 (0.54%) Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 183 (49.86%) Developer
2 64 (17.44%) .NET Developer
3 45 (12.26%) Analyst
4 40 (10.90%) Senior Developer
5 30 (8.17%) SQL Developer
6 29 (7.90%) C# Developer
7 27 (7.36%) Consultant
7 27 (7.36%) Software Developer
8 26 (7.08%) Software Engineer
9 23 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (6.27%) DBA
10 20 (5.45%) Junior
11 18 (4.90%) Database Developer
12 17 (4.63%) Analytics Consultant
12 17 (4.63%) Junior Developer
12 17 (4.63%) Remedy Consultant
12 17 (4.63%) SQL DBA
13 16 (4.36%) Senior .NET Developer
13 16 (4.36%) Support Analyst
14 15 (4.09%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (40.33%) .NET
2 80 (21.80%) ASP.NET
3 76 (20.71%) HTML
4 50 (13.62%) CSS
5 40 (10.90%) jQuery
6 38 (10.35%) XML
7 35 (9.54%) .NET Framework
8 34 (9.26%) Web Services
9 33 (8.99%) WCF
10 28 (7.63%) HTML5
11 27 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (5.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 18 (4.90%) Ajax
14 16 (4.36%) MDX
14 16 (4.36%) Middleware
14 16 (4.36%) SOAP
15 15 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (3.81%) AngularJS
16 14 (3.81%) Flask
16 14 (3.81%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.09%) Informatics
4 14 (3.81%) Life Science
4 14 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.00%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.91%) Clustering
6 7 (1.91%) Replication
7 6 (1.63%) Fintech
7 6 (1.63%) Health Informatics
8 4 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.09%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.09%) User Experience
9 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.82%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.82%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (0.82%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.82%) VLE
10 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 89 (24.25%) Windows
2 34 (9.26%) Linux
2 34 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 26 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.18%) Unix
6 11 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.36%) Windows 2000
7 5 (1.36%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.54%) Android
10 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (24.25%) MVC
3 60 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (11.99%) ETL
5 43 (11.72%) Analytics
6 41 (11.17%) OO
7 39 (10.63%) Scrum
8 38 (10.35%) Software Engineering
8 38 (10.35%) TDD
9 35 (9.54%) SDLC
10 31 (8.45%) ITIL
11 25 (6.81%) DevOps
12 19 (5.18%) Data Analysis
12 19 (5.18%) OOD
13 18 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (3.81%) Cross-Platform Development
14 14 (3.81%) ERP
14 14 (3.81%) High Availability
14 14 (3.81%) Kimball Methodology
14 14 (3.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 177 (48.23%) SQL
2 135 (36.78%) C#
3 73 (19.89%) T-SQL
4 69 (18.80%) JavaScript
5 42 (11.44%) VB.NET
6 37 (10.08%) Java
7 26 (7.08%) C++
7 26 (7.08%) Python
8 18 (4.90%) PHP
9 14 (3.81%) VB
10 11 (3.00%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.18%) C
12 6 (1.63%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.09%) Delphi
14 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.54%) Groovy
15 2 (0.54%) Korn
15 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.54%) X++
16 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (11.72%) Degree
2 25 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (6.54%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.54%) MCSE
5 9 (2.45%) MCITP
6 7 (1.91%) ISEB
6 7 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.63%) MCP
7 6 (1.63%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.09%) MCSA
9 3 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.82%) CCNA
9 3 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.82%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.54%) HND
10 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.90%) QA
2 11 (3.00%) SLA
3 7 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.99%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.18%) vSphere
5 7 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (1.91%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.09%) Docker
6 4 (1.09%) XenApp
7 3 (0.82%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (1.36%) WSUS
3 4 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) OpenView
4 1 (0.27%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.27%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.27%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 156 (42.51%) Microsoft
2 76 (20.71%) Oracle
3 35 (9.54%) VMware
4 23 (6.27%) Remedy
5 17 (4.63%) BMC
5 17 (4.63%) Cisco
6 14 (3.81%) SAP
7 12 (3.27%) Sybase
8 11 (3.00%) Citrix
9 7 (1.91%) HP
10 6 (1.63%) Avaya
10 6 (1.63%) Dell
10 6 (1.63%) Google
10 6 (1.63%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.36%) Epicor
11 5 (1.36%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.36%) QAD
11 5 (1.36%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.36%) Serena
12 4 (1.09%) Intel Security
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