The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 198 207 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.48% 19.10% 21.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.28% 71.88% 59.33%
Number of salaries quoted 188 184 162
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
290 288 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.60% 26.57% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 268 252 270
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Wales

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -1 127 £35,000 +7.69% 18
Newport -2 22 £32,250 +4.03% 4
Torfaen +10 18 £36,000 +16.12% 2
Caerphilly +2 9 £48,750 -4.41% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff -2 5 £35,000 +105.88% 1
Bridgend -4 5 £34,250 +5.38%
Monmouthshire - 4 £37,500 -
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 177 (53.47%) SQL
2 170 (51.36%) .NET
3 169 (51.06%) Microsoft
4 132 (39.88%) C#
5 115 (34.74%) ASP.NET
6 111 (33.53%) HTML
7 97 (29.31%) Windows
8 93 (28.10%) MVC
9 88 (26.59%) JavaScript
9 88 (26.59%) CSS
10 71 (21.45%) T-SQL
11 68 (20.54%) MS Excel
11 68 (20.54%) jQuery
12 63 (19.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 59 (17.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 59 (17.82%) .NET Framework
14 58 (17.52%) OO
15 56 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
16 54 (16.31%) XML
17 52 (15.71%) WCF
18 47 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
18 47 (14.20%) Oracle
19 46 (13.90%) VB.NET
20 45 (13.60%) Java
21 44 (13.29%) IIS
21 44 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
21 44 (13.29%) Scrum
22 43 (12.99%) TDD
23 40 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
23 40 (12.08%) PHP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 44 (13.29%) IIS
2 32 (9.67%) SharePoint
3 24 (7.25%) CMS
4 12 (3.63%) FileNet
4 12 (3.63%) Confluence
5 11 (3.32%) LiveCycle
5 11 (3.32%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.32%) Commerce Server
6 8 (2.42%) Umbraco
7 7 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (2.11%) Apache
8 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.51%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.21%) Site Server
11 3 (0.91%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 68 (20.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.72%) PaaS
2 9 (2.72%) GitHub
2 9 (2.72%) IaaS
3 4 (1.21%) Trello
3 4 (1.21%) Basecamp
3 4 (1.21%) Office 365
3 4 (1.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.65%) Internet
2 21 (6.34%) TCP/IP
3 20 (6.04%) Firewall
4 19 (5.74%) SAN
5 18 (5.44%) DNS
6 8 (2.42%) Intranet
6 8 (2.42%) NAS
7 4 (1.21%) VLAN
7 4 (1.21%) DHCP
8 3 (0.91%) VPN
8 3 (0.91%) DVB
8 3 (0.91%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.60%) SMTP
9 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.60%) SSL
9 2 (0.60%) FTP
9 2 (0.60%) HTTP
9 2 (0.60%) LAN
9 2 (0.60%) VoIP
9 2 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 59 (17.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (7.25%) Relational Database
7 22 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (4.23%) OLAP
8 14 (4.23%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.93%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (3.32%) NoSQL
11 10 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.51%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.51%) MySQL
14 4 (1.21%) DB2
15 3 (0.91%) MaxDB
16 2 (0.60%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 36 (10.88%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.55%) Subversion
3 20 (6.04%) NUnit
4 17 (5.14%) MSTest
4 17 (5.14%) Moq
5 12 (3.63%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.63%) JIRA
5 12 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.32%) Maven
6 11 (3.32%) Hudson
7 9 (2.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.60%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.30%) JUnit
10 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.30%) Mockito
10 1 (0.30%) Gradle
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Ivy
General
1 37 (11.18%) Finance
2 14 (4.23%) Retail
3 11 (3.32%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.02%) Advertising
4 10 (3.02%) Back Office
4 10 (3.02%) Legal
5 7 (2.11%) Marketing
6 4 (1.21%) Welsh Language
6 4 (1.21%) Electronics
7 3 (0.91%) Law
7 3 (0.91%) French Language
7 3 (0.91%) German Language
7 3 (0.91%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.60%) Games
8 2 (0.60%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 195 (58.91%) Developer
2 71 (21.45%) .NET Developer
3 65 (19.64%) Analyst
4 28 (8.46%) Software Developer
4 28 (8.46%) Senior Developer
4 28 (8.46%) Support Analyst
5 22 (6.65%) C# Developer
6 19 (5.74%) PHP Developer
7 18 (5.44%) SQL Developer
8 16 (4.83%) Java Developer
8 16 (4.83%) Consultant
9 15 (4.53%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.53%) Programmer
10 14 (4.23%) Web Developer
11 13 (3.93%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 13 (3.93%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
12 12 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 12 (3.63%) DBA
12 12 (3.63%) Administrator
13 11 (3.32%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (51.36%) .NET
2 115 (34.74%) ASP.NET
3 111 (33.53%) HTML
4 88 (26.59%) CSS
5 68 (20.54%) jQuery
6 59 (17.82%) .NET Framework
7 54 (16.31%) XML
8 52 (15.71%) WCF
9 38 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 37 (11.18%) Web Services
11 35 (10.57%) WinForms
12 33 (9.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (9.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 30 (9.06%) XHTML
15 24 (7.25%) SOAP
16 18 (5.44%) HTML5
17 15 (4.53%) XSLT
18 13 (3.93%) Symfony
18 13 (3.93%) LINQ
19 12 (3.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.34%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.44%) Clustering
3 16 (4.83%) Open Source
4 10 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.72%) Social Network
5 9 (2.72%) Replication
5 9 (2.72%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.72%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.51%) Social Media
7 5 (1.51%) Kindle
8 4 (1.21%) DTV
9 3 (0.91%) RIA
9 3 (0.91%) STB
9 3 (0.91%) Statistics
10 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.30%) Physics
11 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 97 (29.31%) Windows
2 34 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (6.04%) Linux
5 16 (4.83%) UNIX
6 13 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.02%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.72%) Android
8 9 (2.72%) Windows 2000
9 8 (2.42%) Windows Phone
10 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.81%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.81%) AIX
11 4 (1.21%) Solaris
11 4 (1.21%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.91%) Debian
13 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.10%) MVC
2 58 (17.52%) OO
3 47 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (13.29%) Scrum
4 44 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (12.99%) TDD
6 30 (9.06%) ITIL
7 23 (6.95%) SOA
7 23 (6.95%) Web Development
8 22 (6.65%) OOD
9 21 (6.34%) Software Engineering
10 20 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (5.44%) E-Commerce
12 17 (5.14%) ETL
12 17 (5.14%) Project Management
13 15 (4.53%) SEO
13 15 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (4.23%) Unit Testing
14 14 (4.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 177 (53.47%) SQL
2 132 (39.88%) C#
3 88 (26.59%) JavaScript
4 71 (21.45%) T-SQL
5 46 (13.90%) VB.NET
6 45 (13.60%) Java
7 40 (12.08%) PHP
8 21 (6.34%) VB
9 12 (3.63%) Groovy
10 11 (3.32%) Scala
10 11 (3.32%) Clojure
11 9 (2.72%) Perl
12 7 (2.11%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.81%) Python
14 5 (1.51%) XAML
15 4 (1.21%) VC++
15 4 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.21%) C++
16 3 (0.91%) VBA
17 2 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (6.65%) Degree
3 19 (5.74%) MCSE
4 15 (4.53%) MCP
5 8 (2.42%) SAP Certification
6 7 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.81%) CCNA
7 6 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.51%) MCSD
9 4 (1.21%) ISEB
9 4 (1.21%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.21%) MCITP
9 4 (1.21%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.60%) MCSA
10 2 (0.60%) CCNP
11 1 (0.30%) CCA
11 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.04%) QA
2 15 (4.53%) SLA
3 13 (3.93%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.53%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.21%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.91%) Nagios
3 1 (0.30%) WSUS
3 1 (0.30%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 169 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.20%) Oracle
3 31 (9.37%) VMware
4 27 (8.16%) Cisco
5 24 (7.25%) HP
6 23 (6.95%) Twitter
7 18 (5.44%) IBM
8 17 (5.14%) SAP
9 12 (3.63%) Adobe
9 12 (3.63%) Facebook
10 11 (3.32%) Citrix
11 10 (3.02%) Google
11 10 (3.02%) Sitecore
12 8 (2.42%) Symantec
12 8 (2.42%) Sybase
13 7 (2.11%) Business Objects
13 7 (2.11%) Veritas
14 6 (1.81%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.51%) Xamarin
16 4 (1.21%) Remedy
South Wales
ITF Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £34000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newport
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontypridd
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £33,000 - 37,000 p.a. plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Flexi time, pension, personal developmen
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + pension and health care
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago