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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 181 172 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.09% 15.84% 24.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.89% 65.15% 71.76%
Number of salaries quoted 168 162 209
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £24,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
386 264 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.31% 24.31% 34.28%
Number of salaries quoted 361 242 288
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,815
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 90 £35,000 +9.37% 11
Newport +13 42 £37,000 +13.84% 2
Caerphilly +10 13 £31,000 +8.77% 1
Torfaen -14 10 £31,250 +13.63%
Glamorgan +2 6 £38,500 -
Monmouthshire 0 6 £37,000 +26.49% 1
Bridgend +8 4 £20,000 -36.50%
Neath Port Talbot +9 3 £38,500 +2.66%
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £32,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £21,500 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 230 (60.05%) SQL
2 190 (49.61%) Microsoft
3 141 (36.81%) .NET
4 126 (32.90%) C#
5 118 (30.81%) T-SQL
6 107 (27.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 105 (27.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 105 (27.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 97 (25.33%) ASP.NET
9 93 (24.28%) HTML
9 93 (24.28%) MS Excel
10 88 (22.98%) Business Intelligence
10 88 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (21.67%) JavaScript
12 77 (20.10%) Windows
13 76 (19.84%) MVC
14 73 (19.06%) Finance
15 71 (18.54%) CSS
16 70 (18.28%) SQL Server 2012
17 68 (17.75%) ETL
18 55 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
18 55 (14.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 50 (13.05%) Oracle
19 50 (13.05%) jQuery
20 49 (12.79%) XML
21 44 (11.49%) .NET Framework
22 43 (11.23%) WCF
22 43 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
23 40 (10.44%) VB.NET
24 37 (9.66%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.22%) IIS
2 16 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.92%) CMS
4 14 (3.66%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.35%) Node.js
6 9 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.35%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.57%) Commerce Server
10 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.52%) Apache
13 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.52%) Lync
14 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 93 (24.28%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.87%) MS Office
3 6 (1.57%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.04%) 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 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.57%) PaaS
3 6 (1.57%) IaaS
4 4 (1.04%) Trello
4 4 (1.04%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.52%) Office 365
5 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.44%) SAN
2 13 (3.39%) DNS
2 13 (3.39%) Firewall
3 11 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.09%) Internet
5 4 (1.04%) HTTP
5 4 (1.04%) DHCP
5 4 (1.04%) VoIP
5 4 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.04%) NAS
6 3 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (0.78%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.78%) LDAP
7 2 (0.52%) LAN
7 2 (0.52%) WAN
7 2 (0.52%) VPN
7 2 (0.52%) Intranet
7 2 (0.52%) PPTP
7 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (27.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 105 (27.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 105 (27.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (18.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 55 (14.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 55 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (9.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (7.83%) Crystal Reports
7 29 (7.57%) OLAP
8 24 (6.27%) OLAP Cube
9 21 (5.48%) OLTP
10 20 (5.22%) MySQL
10 20 (5.22%) Relational Database
11 18 (4.70%) Oracle Database
12 16 (4.18%) DTS
13 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (2.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (9.66%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.96%) MSTest
3 16 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.39%) Moq
4 13 (3.39%) NUnit
5 9 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.09%) Apache Ivy
6 8 (2.09%) Spock
6 8 (2.09%) JUnit
6 8 (2.09%) Mockito
6 8 (2.09%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.09%) Gradle
7 7 (1.83%) Selenium
7 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.57%) JMeter
9 3 (0.78%) Subversion
9 3 (0.78%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.52%) JIRA
10 2 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (19.06%) Finance
2 19 (4.96%) Retail
3 18 (4.70%) Advertising
4 17 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.44%) Banking
5 8 (2.09%) Legal
6 7 (1.83%) Electronics
7 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.04%) Law
8 3 (0.78%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Games
9 2 (0.52%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 194 (50.65%) Developer
2 70 (18.28%) Analyst
3 58 (15.14%) .NET Developer
4 43 (11.23%) DBA
5 41 (10.70%) Senior Developer
6 33 (8.62%) Administrator
7 28 (7.31%) Business Analyst
8 27 (7.05%) SQL Developer
8 27 (7.05%) SQL DBA
9 21 (5.48%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 19 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 19 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (4.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
11 18 (4.70%) Software Developer
12 17 (4.44%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.13%) Software Engineer
15 11 (2.87%) Web Developer
15 11 (2.87%) Applications Support
16 10 (2.61%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (36.81%) .NET
2 97 (25.33%) ASP.NET
3 93 (24.28%) HTML
4 71 (18.54%) CSS
5 50 (13.05%) jQuery
6 49 (12.79%) XML
7 44 (11.49%) .NET Framework
8 43 (11.23%) WCF
9 33 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 27 (7.05%) HTML5
11 24 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (6.27%) WinForms
12 22 (5.74%) Web Services
13 18 (4.70%) XHTML
13 18 (4.70%) SOAP
13 18 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (4.70%) REST
14 15 (3.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (3.66%) LINQ to SQL
15 14 (3.66%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.27%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.27%) Clustering
3 13 (3.39%) Replication
4 8 (2.09%) Open Source
5 5 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.04%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.04%) AS400
7 3 (0.78%) Statistics
7 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.52%) EPoS
8 2 (0.52%) GIS
9 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.26%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.10%) Windows
2 24 (6.27%) Linux
3 22 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.83%) UNIX
7 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.04%) OS/400
9 3 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.52%) Android
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.98%) Business Intelligence
1 88 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (19.84%) MVC
3 68 (17.75%) ETL
4 37 (9.66%) TDD
5 36 (9.40%) OO
6 32 (8.36%) Web Development
7 26 (6.79%) Scrum
8 24 (6.27%) Migration
8 24 (6.27%) Data Migration
9 22 (5.74%) Project Management
9 22 (5.74%) Mentoring
10 20 (5.22%) Kimball Methodology
11 19 (4.96%) ITIL
12 18 (4.70%) Data Analysis
12 18 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (4.44%) Unit Testing
14 15 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (3.92%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 230 (60.05%) SQL
2 126 (32.90%) C#
3 118 (30.81%) T-SQL
4 83 (21.67%) JavaScript
5 40 (10.44%) VB.NET
6 30 (7.83%) Java
7 24 (6.27%) PHP
8 16 (4.18%) VBA
9 8 (2.09%) VB
9 8 (2.09%) Groovy
10 7 (1.83%) Delphi
11 5 (1.31%) C++
11 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.31%) VB6
12 3 (0.78%) XAML
13 2 (0.52%) Python
14 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.26%) VC++
14 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (6.27%) Degree
3 10 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (2.61%) MCITP
4 8 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.83%) VCP5
5 7 (1.83%) MCP
5 7 (1.83%) MCSE
6 6 (1.57%) MCDBA
6 6 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.31%) HND
7 5 (1.31%) ISEB
8 4 (1.04%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.78%) CCNP
9 3 (0.78%) CCNA
9 3 (0.78%) MCSA
9 3 (0.78%) MCSD
10 2 (0.52%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.18%) SLA
1 16 (4.18%) QA
2 7 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (7.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.78%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 190 (49.61%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.05%) Oracle
3 33 (8.62%) VMware
4 26 (6.79%) Cisco
5 21 (5.48%) Cognos
6 17 (4.44%) HP
7 16 (4.18%) SAP
8 10 (2.61%) Business Objects
8 10 (2.61%) Citrix
9 9 (2.35%) Dell
9 9 (2.35%) IBM
10 7 (1.83%) Symantec
11 5 (1.31%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.04%) Veritas
13 3 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (0.78%) LexisNexis
13 3 (0.78%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.78%) Veeam
14 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.52%) IPFX
Cardiff
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Salary: £27000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ARM Technology
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: To £25K
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: c.£35K (depending upon experience) + Excellent Benefits
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