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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 11 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 135 161 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.15% 15.10% 18.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.87% 52.27% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 131 140 193
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,725 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
282 308 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.65% 28.89% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 251 262 396
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,066
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +3 101 £35,000 +1.83% 12
Newport +1 33 £45,000 +25.87% 3
Merthyr Tydfil 0 2 £22,378 -
Caerphilly - 1 £27,500 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £39,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 175 (59.52%) .NET
2 160 (54.42%) SQL
3 158 (53.74%) C#
4 157 (53.40%) Microsoft
5 156 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
6 134 (45.58%) ASP.NET
7 118 (40.14%) MVC
8 113 (38.44%) HTML
9 104 (35.37%) JavaScript
10 103 (35.03%) CSS
11 101 (34.35%) MS Excel
12 100 (34.01%) T-SQL
13 71 (24.15%) jQuery
14 70 (23.81%) Scrum
15 69 (23.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 63 (21.43%) TDD
16 63 (21.43%) Windows
17 61 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
18 59 (20.07%) XML
18 59 (20.07%) SDLC
19 58 (19.73%) SQL Server 2008
20 55 (18.71%) WCF
20 55 (18.71%) .NET Framework
21 51 (17.35%) Finance
22 50 (17.01%) OO
22 50 (17.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 39 (13.27%) XSLT
23 39 (13.27%) VB.NET
23 39 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 36 (12.24%) Visual Studio

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 (5.44%) IIS
1 16 (5.44%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.06%) Apache
4 9 (3.06%) JBoss
5 7 (2.38%) ColdFusion
6 6 (2.04%) CMS
7 5 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.70%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.02%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.68%) Documentum
10 2 (0.68%) FileNet
11 1 (0.34%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.34%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 101 (34.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.40%) Office 365
2 8 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.38%) SaaS
4 3 (1.02%) IaaS
4 3 (1.02%) PaaS
5 2 (0.68%) G Suite
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.44%) Firewall
2 9 (3.06%) LAN
2 9 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.72%) WAN
4 7 (2.38%) DNS
4 7 (2.38%) VPN
5 6 (2.04%) HTTP
5 6 (2.04%) SSL
6 5 (1.70%) IPsec
7 4 (1.36%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.02%) Internet
9 2 (0.68%) DHCP
9 2 (0.68%) MPLS
9 2 (0.68%) SAN
10 1 (0.34%) FTP
10 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.34%) NAS
10 1 (0.34%) SMTP
10 1 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 50 (17.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (8.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (8.50%) MySQL
6 22 (7.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 20 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.74%) Relational Database
10 10 (3.40%) MongoDB
10 10 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.72%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.04%) Big Data
12 6 (2.04%) QlikView
13 5 (1.70%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.36%) OLAP
14 4 (1.36%) SAP HANA
15 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 61 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (12.24%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.06%) Selenium
5 8 (2.72%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.38%) JUnit
6 7 (2.38%) Mockito
6 7 (2.38%) NUnit
6 7 (2.38%) Spock
7 6 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.04%) MSTest
8 5 (1.70%) NetBeans
8 5 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.36%) Subversion
10 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.02%) NMock
11 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (17.35%) Finance
2 28 (9.52%) Advertising
3 20 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.74%) Marketing
5 10 (3.40%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.04%) Retail
7 5 (1.70%) Banking
8 3 (1.02%) Legal
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 2 (0.68%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 192 (65.31%) Developer
2 95 (32.31%) .NET Developer
3 44 (14.97%) Senior Developer
4 39 (13.27%) Software Developer
5 34 (11.56%) SQL Developer
6 33 (11.22%) C# Developer
7 29 (9.86%) Analyst
8 27 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (8.50%) .NET Software Developer
10 24 (8.16%) Senior .NET Developer
11 19 (6.46%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (6.12%) Junior
13 14 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 14 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
14 13 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 13 (4.42%) Junior Developer
15 11 (3.74%) Applications Developer
15 11 (3.74%) Consultant
15 11 (3.74%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (59.52%) .NET
2 134 (45.58%) ASP.NET
3 113 (38.44%) HTML
4 103 (35.03%) CSS
5 71 (24.15%) jQuery
6 69 (23.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (20.07%) XML
8 55 (18.71%) .NET Framework
8 55 (18.71%) WCF
9 39 (13.27%) XSLT
10 32 (10.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 30 (10.20%) Ajax
12 29 (9.86%) Web Services
13 28 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (8.16%) WinForms
15 20 (6.80%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (6.80%) Node.js
16 16 (5.44%) AngularJS
17 15 (5.10%) Entity Framework
17 15 (5.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 29 (9.86%) Informatics
2 29 (9.86%) NHS
3 15 (5.10%) Fintech
4 14 (4.76%) User Experience
5 9 (3.06%) Reference Data
6 8 (2.72%) Social Media
7 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.02%) Statistics
9 2 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.43%) Windows
2 22 (7.48%) Linux
3 21 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.36%) Unix
6 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.68%) Android
7 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (40.14%) MVC
3 70 (23.81%) Scrum
4 63 (21.43%) TDD
5 59 (20.07%) SDLC
6 50 (17.01%) OO
7 34 (11.56%) Coaching
8 27 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 20 (6.80%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.46%) Waterfall
12 18 (6.12%) Web Development
13 16 (5.44%) ITIL
14 15 (5.10%) ETL
15 13 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (4.42%) CRM
15 13 (4.42%) High Availability
16 12 (4.08%) OOP
16 12 (4.08%) Project Management
17 11 (3.74%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 160 (54.42%) SQL
2 158 (53.74%) C#
3 104 (35.37%) JavaScript
4 100 (34.01%) T-SQL
5 39 (13.27%) VB.NET
6 27 (9.18%) Java
7 17 (5.78%) PHP
8 7 (2.38%) Groovy
8 7 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 6 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.70%) Perl
10 5 (1.70%) Python
11 4 (1.36%) ABAP
11 4 (1.36%) C++
11 4 (1.36%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.36%) Ruby
11 4 (1.36%) VB
12 3 (1.02%) C
12 3 (1.02%) R
13 2 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (6.80%) Degree
2 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.70%) MCSA
3 5 (1.70%) MCSE
4 4 (1.36%) HND
4 4 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.02%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) MCP
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.40%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.36%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.02%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (0.68%) vRealize
1 2 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 157 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.22%) Oracle
3 19 (6.46%) SAP
4 13 (4.42%) VMware
5 12 (4.08%) RedGate
6 11 (3.74%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.38%) Cisco
7 7 (2.38%) Xamarin
8 6 (2.04%) IBM
8 6 (2.04%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.70%) Avaya
9 5 (1.70%) Facebook
10 4 (1.36%) F5
10 4 (1.36%) hybris
11 3 (1.02%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.02%) Epicor
11 3 (1.02%) Google
11 3 (1.02%) Intel
11 3 (1.02%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.02%) QAD
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