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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 189 184 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.32% 15.45% 15.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.80% 46.00% 62.27%
Number of salaries quoted 154 170 126
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
327 400 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.24% 33.59% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 275 369 201
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +2 118 £33,250 -10.13% 16
Newport -7 29 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Torfaen +23 26 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Bridgend 0 6 £37,500 - 7
Neath Port Talbot -9 4 £36,250 -5.84%
Monmouthshire 0 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Glamorgan +2 1 £28,000 -25.33% 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 214 (57.84%) SQL
2 172 (46.49%) .NET
3 160 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 150 (40.54%) C#
5 135 (36.49%) MVC
6 132 (35.68%) ASP.NET
7 119 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
8 115 (31.08%) MS Excel
9 109 (29.46%) HTML
10 102 (27.57%) CSS
11 89 (24.05%) JavaScript
12 78 (21.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 76 (20.54%) Oracle
13 76 (20.54%) Windows
14 65 (17.57%) jQuery
15 62 (16.76%) Degree
16 59 (15.95%) Scrum
17 56 (15.14%) SQL Server 2008
18 55 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 55 (14.86%) Web Services
19 54 (14.59%) CSS3
20 50 (13.51%) T-SQL
21 49 (13.24%) HTML5
21 49 (13.24%) SDLC
22 47 (12.70%) Finance
23 44 (11.89%) WCF
24 42 (11.35%) VB.NET
24 42 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
25 41 (11.08%) Visual Studio
25 41 (11.08%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.32%) Node.js
3 14 (3.78%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.51%) IIS
5 11 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.62%) CMS
9 5 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.08%) Apache
10 4 (1.08%) Drupal
10 4 (1.08%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.27%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.27%) Mule
13 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 115 (31.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.32%) MS Office
3 5 (1.35%) Fireworks
3 5 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.35%) Office 365
4 4 (1.08%) SaaS
5 3 (0.81%) IaaS
5 3 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.24%) SAN
2 7 (1.89%) Internet
2 7 (1.89%) WAN
3 6 (1.62%) Firewall
3 6 (1.62%) LAN
3 6 (1.62%) VPN
4 5 (1.35%) DNS
5 4 (1.08%) HTTP
5 4 (1.08%) NAS
5 4 (1.08%) VoIP
6 3 (0.81%) DHCP
6 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.81%) VLAN
7 2 (0.54%) LDAP
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.27%) MPLS
8 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 55 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (11.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 31 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 30 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (7.84%) MySQL
8 26 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (4.59%) DB2
10 13 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (2.97%) OLAP
11 11 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (2.70%) MongoDB
13 9 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (2.43%) MS Access
13 9 (2.43%) Oracle Database
14 8 (2.16%) NoSQL
15 7 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
15 7 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (11.08%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.86%) Subversion
4 15 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.05%) JUnit
4 15 (4.05%) SoapUI
5 10 (2.70%) Selenium
6 6 (1.62%) JMeter
7 3 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.81%) Moq
7 3 (0.81%) MSTest
7 3 (0.81%) NUnit
7 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.54%) Ant
8 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.54%) Maven
8 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.27%) GitLab
General
1 47 (12.70%) Finance
2 30 (8.11%) Advertising
3 15 (4.05%) Games
4 14 (3.78%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.24%) Marketing
6 8 (2.16%) Law
7 7 (1.89%) Electronics
7 7 (1.89%) Legal
8 4 (1.08%) Retail
9 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 215 (58.11%) Developer
2 114 (30.81%) .NET Developer
3 70 (18.92%) Analyst
4 46 (12.43%) Senior Developer
5 43 (11.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (11.62%) C# Developer
6 35 (9.46%) Senior .NET Developer
6 35 (9.46%) Support Analyst
7 25 (6.76%) SQL Developer
8 23 (6.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 22 (5.95%) Lead Developer
9 22 (5.95%) Software Developer
10 21 (5.68%) DBA
11 20 (5.41%) Junior
11 20 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
12 19 (5.14%) Java Developer
13 18 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (4.86%) SQL DBA
14 17 (4.59%) Lead .NET Developer
15 15 (4.05%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (46.49%) .NET
2 132 (35.68%) ASP.NET
3 109 (29.46%) HTML
4 102 (27.57%) CSS
5 78 (21.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (17.57%) jQuery
7 55 (14.86%) Web Services
8 54 (14.59%) CSS3
9 49 (13.24%) HTML5
10 44 (11.89%) WCF
11 31 (8.38%) SOAP
12 26 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (6.49%) AngularJS
14 23 (6.22%) XML
15 19 (5.14%) Spring
16 17 (4.59%) Hibernate
17 16 (4.32%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (3.24%) .NET Framework
18 12 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 12 (3.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.16%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.16%) Replication
5 7 (1.89%) BBC
5 7 (1.89%) Social Media
6 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.35%) Clustering
7 5 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.35%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.81%) AS400
9 3 (0.81%) Fintech
9 3 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.54%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.54%) User Experience
10 2 (0.54%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 76 (20.54%) Windows
2 40 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 24 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.86%) Linux
6 17 (4.59%) Unix
7 14 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.81%) OS/400
10 2 (0.54%) AIX
10 2 (0.54%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) HPUX
11 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (36.49%) MVC
2 119 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (15.95%) Scrum
4 49 (13.24%) SDLC
5 42 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (8.92%) OO
7 30 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 29 (7.84%) TDD
9 26 (7.03%) ITIL
10 25 (6.76%) Mentoring
11 23 (6.22%) ETL
12 18 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (4.32%) Project Management
13 16 (4.32%) Web Development
14 15 (4.05%) BDD
14 15 (4.05%) People Management
15 14 (3.78%) Unit Testing
15 14 (3.78%) Web Application Development
16 13 (3.51%) Time Management
16 13 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 214 (57.84%) SQL
2 150 (40.54%) C#
3 89 (24.05%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.51%) T-SQL
5 42 (11.35%) VB.NET
6 37 (10.00%) Java
7 15 (4.05%) C
7 15 (4.05%) VB
8 10 (2.70%) C++
9 9 (2.43%) PHP
10 8 (2.16%) VBA
11 7 (1.89%) Python
11 7 (1.89%) Ruby
12 5 (1.35%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.81%) Korn
15 1 (0.27%) Perl
15 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (16.76%) Degree
2 22 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.32%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.97%) MCITP
4 11 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.43%) ISEB
6 9 (2.43%) VCP5
7 8 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.16%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.89%) CCNA
8 7 (1.89%) CCNP
8 7 (1.89%) MCSE
9 6 (1.62%) CCA
9 6 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.08%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.81%) MCP
12 2 (0.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.38%) QA
2 11 (2.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.35%) vSphere
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.81%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.81%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.27%) Ceph
9 1 (0.27%) Docker
9 1 (0.27%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.27%) iptables
9 1 (0.27%) LXC
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) NFS
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) WSUS
2 1 (0.27%) Ansible
2 1 (0.27%) CFEngine
2 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Nagios
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Salt
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.27%) SCOM
2 1 (0.27%) SELinux
2 1 (0.27%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 160 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 76 (20.54%) Oracle
3 29 (7.84%) VMware
4 23 (6.22%) Cisco
5 11 (2.97%) Citrix
5 11 (2.97%) SAP
6 9 (2.43%) Apple
6 9 (2.43%) Remedy
7 8 (2.16%) BMC
7 8 (2.16%) Google
8 7 (1.89%) Dell
8 7 (1.89%) Facebook
8 7 (1.89%) HP
8 7 (1.89%) IBM
8 7 (1.89%) Sony
8 7 (1.89%) Yahoo!
9 5 (1.35%) Sybase
10 4 (1.08%) Avaya
10 4 (1.08%) NetApp
10 4 (1.08%) Red Hat
Penarth, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glamorgan, Wales
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £30,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Zion Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales
Sonovate
Salary: £25k - £40k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Oho Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps IT
Salary: Up tp £30k p.a. plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago