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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 191 209 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.99% 17.47% 22.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.04% 67.86% 71.58%
Number of salaries quoted 171 193 202
Average salary £33,500 £32,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,545
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
367 308 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.65% 25.75% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 326 276 278
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +2 92 £35,000 +9.37% 13
Newport +9 41 £35,000 +6.06% 5
Torfaen -15 10 £31,250 +13.63% 1
Glamorgan +1 8 £35,000 -
Bridgend +14 7 £20,000 -38.46% 1
Caerphilly +7 7 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Monmouthshire +2 4 £32,750 +9.16% 1
Neath Port Talbot +9 3 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £21,500 -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £32,000 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £21,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 237 (60.46%) SQL
2 184 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 152 (38.78%) .NET
4 139 (35.46%) C#
5 124 (31.63%) T-SQL
6 120 (30.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 111 (28.32%) ASP.NET
8 107 (27.30%) HTML
9 105 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 105 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 94 (23.98%) JavaScript
11 91 (23.21%) MS Excel
12 84 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
12 84 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
13 83 (21.17%) CSS
14 76 (19.39%) MVC
15 74 (18.88%) Windows
16 73 (18.62%) SQL Server 2012
17 68 (17.35%) Finance
18 61 (15.56%) jQuery
19 60 (15.31%) Oracle
20 59 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
21 58 (14.80%) XML
22 57 (14.54%) ETL
23 56 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 48 (12.24%) VB.NET
25 44 (11.22%) Visual Studio
25 44 (11.22%) OO
25 44 (11.22%) WCF
26 42 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (5.10%) IIS
2 17 (4.34%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.81%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.30%) Umbraco
4 9 (2.30%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.04%) Node.js
5 8 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.04%) CMS
6 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.53%) Apache
8 4 (1.02%) Site Server
8 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.51%) Lync
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.26%) Confluence
11 1 (0.26%) FileNet
11 1 (0.26%) LiveLink
Applications
1 91 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.81%) MS Office
3 5 (1.28%) MS Project
4 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (2.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.53%) PaaS
3 6 (1.53%) IaaS
4 4 (1.02%) Trello
4 4 (1.02%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.77%) Office 365
6 2 (0.51%) SaaS
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.57%) SAN
2 11 (2.81%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.04%) DNS
4 7 (1.79%) Firewall
5 4 (1.02%) DHCP
5 4 (1.02%) VoIP
6 3 (0.77%) LDAP
6 3 (0.77%) Internet
7 2 (0.51%) PPTP
7 2 (0.51%) Intranet
7 2 (0.51%) LAN
7 2 (0.51%) WAN
7 2 (0.51%) VPN
7 2 (0.51%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.26%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.26%) VLAN
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (30.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 105 (26.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 105 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (18.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 59 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (8.42%) Crystal Reports
7 31 (7.91%) OLAP
8 26 (6.63%) OLAP Cube
9 23 (5.87%) Relational Database
10 17 (4.34%) MySQL
11 16 (4.08%) OLTP
11 16 (4.08%) Oracle Database
11 16 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (3.32%) DTS
13 12 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (3.06%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (2.81%) MongoDB
15 9 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 44 (11.22%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (3.57%) MSTest
3 11 (2.81%) NUnit
4 10 (2.55%) Moq
5 9 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
6 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.04%) Spock
6 8 (2.04%) Mockito
6 8 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.04%) Gradle
6 8 (2.04%) JUnit
7 7 (1.79%) Selenium
8 6 (1.53%) Subversion
8 6 (1.53%) JMeter
9 3 (0.77%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.51%) JIRA
11 1 (0.26%) Maven
General
1 68 (17.35%) Finance
2 22 (5.61%) Retail
3 19 (4.85%) Advertising
4 18 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.32%) Banking
6 12 (3.06%) Legal
7 9 (2.30%) Electronics
8 4 (1.02%) Law
9 3 (0.77%) Marketing
9 3 (0.77%) Welsh Language
10 2 (0.51%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 203 (51.79%) Developer
2 71 (18.11%) Analyst
3 63 (16.07%) .NET Developer
4 43 (10.97%) Senior Developer
5 40 (10.20%) DBA
6 32 (8.16%) Business Analyst
7 31 (7.91%) Administrator
8 28 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 26 (6.63%) SQL DBA
9 26 (6.63%) Software Developer
10 24 (6.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 23 (5.87%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
12 20 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 20 (5.10%) C# Developer
13 16 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 14 (3.57%) Applications Support
15 14 (3.57%) Software Engineer
16 13 (3.32%) Web Developer
16 13 (3.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (38.78%) .NET
2 111 (28.32%) ASP.NET
3 107 (27.30%) HTML
4 83 (21.17%) CSS
5 61 (15.56%) jQuery
6 58 (14.80%) XML
7 44 (11.22%) WCF
8 40 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 39 (9.95%) .NET Framework
10 31 (7.91%) Web Services
11 28 (7.14%) HTML5
12 25 (6.38%) SOAP
12 25 (6.38%) WinForms
13 24 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (5.10%) XHTML
15 19 (4.85%) REST
16 18 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (4.08%) Middleware
18 12 (3.06%) LINQ
18 12 (3.06%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.63%) Clustering
3 21 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.06%) Replication
5 8 (2.04%) Open Source
6 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.77%) Statistics
10 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.51%) EPoS
11 1 (0.26%) GIS
11 1 (0.26%) Blog
11 1 (0.26%) Social Network
11 1 (0.26%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.26%) FMCG
11 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 74 (18.88%) Windows
2 23 (5.87%) Linux
3 19 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.04%) UNIX
6 5 (1.28%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.02%) Solaris
8 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.77%) Android
8 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.26%) Debian
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 84 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (19.39%) MVC
3 57 (14.54%) ETL
4 44 (11.22%) OO
5 35 (8.93%) TDD
6 34 (8.67%) Web Development
7 28 (7.14%) Project Management
8 26 (6.63%) Scrum
9 23 (5.87%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (5.87%) Mentoring
10 21 (5.36%) Kimball Methodology
11 20 (5.10%) ITIL
12 18 (4.59%) Migration
12 18 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (4.59%) Data Migration
13 17 (4.34%) Data Analysis
13 17 (4.34%) E-Commerce
14 16 (4.08%) Software Engineering
15 15 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 237 (60.46%) SQL
2 139 (35.46%) C#
3 124 (31.63%) T-SQL
4 94 (23.98%) JavaScript
5 48 (12.24%) VB.NET
6 31 (7.91%) Java
7 28 (7.14%) PHP
8 15 (3.83%) VBA
9 12 (3.06%) VB
10 8 (2.04%) Groovy
11 7 (1.79%) Delphi
12 6 (1.53%) C++
12 6 (1.53%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.28%) VB6
14 2 (0.51%) VC++
14 2 (0.51%) Python
15 1 (0.26%) XAML
15 1 (0.26%) Perl
15 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (5.87%) Degree
3 9 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.04%) MCITP
4 8 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.04%) CCNA
5 7 (1.79%) MCSD
5 7 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.53%) MCSE
7 5 (1.28%) HND
7 5 (1.28%) ISEB
8 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.77%) MCSA
9 3 (0.77%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.51%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.51%) MCP
11 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.10%) QA
2 15 (3.83%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.77%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.26%) WSUS
3 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 184 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 60 (15.31%) Oracle
3 24 (6.12%) Cisco
4 23 (5.87%) VMware
5 18 (4.59%) Cognos
6 17 (4.34%) HP
7 14 (3.57%) SAP
8 13 (3.32%) Business Objects
9 8 (2.04%) Dell
10 7 (1.79%) Citrix
11 6 (1.53%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.28%) IBM
13 4 (1.02%) Sun
13 4 (1.02%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.77%) Veeam
14 3 (0.77%) Symantec
14 3 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
15 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.51%) Remedy
15 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Freshwater
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £45 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Bluetownonline
Salary: £32k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ebbw Vale
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Vizolution
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £40000.00 per annum + pension & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Insource
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago