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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 182 126 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.42% 14.14% 22.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.73% 62.69% 62.93%
Number of salaries quoted 169 120 194
Average salary £37,000 £32,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,850
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
398 201 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.73% 22.56% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 375 188 288
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 £30,000 £24,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +5 106 £37,000 +12.12% 20
Newport +14 46 £36,750 +13.95% 4
Caerphilly +6 8 £38,400 +35.92%
Monmouthshire 0 8 £37,500 +25.00%
Torfaen -19 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Neath Port Talbot +5 1 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Bridgend +2 1 £37,500 +78.57% 7
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 229 (61.56%) SQL
2 197 (52.96%) Microsoft
3 124 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 122 (32.80%) .NET
5 118 (31.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 112 (30.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 106 (28.49%) C#
8 104 (27.96%) Business Intelligence
9 103 (27.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 87 (23.39%) ETL
10 87 (23.39%) MS Excel
10 87 (23.39%) Finance
11 80 (21.51%) ASP.NET
12 75 (20.16%) HTML
13 72 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
14 71 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
14 71 (19.09%) Windows
15 69 (18.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 66 (17.74%) MVC
17 65 (17.47%) JavaScript
18 64 (17.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 60 (16.13%) CSS
20 55 (14.78%) Oracle
21 47 (12.63%) SQL Server 2005
22 43 (11.56%) jQuery
23 41 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (11.02%) VMware
24 39 (10.48%) XML
24 39 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
24 39 (10.48%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 19 (5.11%) IIS
2 16 (4.30%) CMS
3 15 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.03%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.42%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.42%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (2.15%) Commerce Server
6 8 (2.15%) Node.js
7 6 (1.61%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.81%) Lync
9 3 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.54%) Apache
11 1 (0.27%) SAS
11 1 (0.27%) JBoss
11 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 87 (23.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.69%) MS Office
3 7 (1.88%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (3.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.08%) PaaS
2 4 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.84%) SAN
2 16 (4.30%) Firewall
3 12 (3.23%) DNS
4 11 (2.96%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.42%) HTTP
6 8 (2.15%) Internet
6 8 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (1.88%) iSCSI
7 7 (1.88%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (1.34%) VoIP
9 4 (1.08%) NAS
10 3 (0.81%) DHCP
10 3 (0.81%) LAN
10 3 (0.81%) WAN
11 2 (0.54%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.54%) LDAP
11 2 (0.54%) VPN
11 2 (0.54%) PPTP
12 1 (0.27%) FTP
12 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (31.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 112 (30.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 103 (27.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
5 69 (18.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 64 (17.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (12.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (7.80%) OLTP
9 26 (6.99%) OLAP
10 23 (6.18%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (5.91%) DTS
12 21 (5.65%) Oracle Database
12 21 (5.65%) MySQL
13 20 (5.38%) Relational Database
14 19 (5.11%) OLAP Cube
15 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
18 8 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (6.18%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.30%) MSTest
4 11 (2.96%) NUnit
5 10 (2.69%) Moq
6 8 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.61%) JUnit
7 6 (1.61%) Selenium
7 6 (1.61%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (1.61%) Mockito
7 6 (1.61%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (1.61%) Gradle
7 6 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.61%) Spock
8 5 (1.34%) JMeter
9 3 (0.81%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.27%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 87 (23.39%) Finance
2 22 (5.91%) Advertising
3 18 (4.84%) Banking
4 10 (2.69%) Retail
5 7 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.34%) Legal
6 5 (1.34%) Electronics
6 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.08%) Marketing
8 3 (0.81%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Games
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 173 (46.51%) Developer
2 76 (20.43%) Analyst
3 53 (14.25%) DBA
4 47 (12.63%) .NET Developer
5 36 (9.68%) Administrator
5 36 (9.68%) SQL DBA
6 33 (8.87%) Senior Developer
7 27 (7.26%) SQL Developer
7 27 (7.26%) Business Analyst
8 23 (6.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 20 (5.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 20 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 18 (4.84%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.49%) Oracle DBA
12 12 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (3.23%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
13 11 (2.96%) Applications Support
13 11 (2.96%) SQL Server DBA
14 9 (2.42%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (32.80%) .NET
2 80 (21.51%) ASP.NET
3 75 (20.16%) HTML
4 60 (16.13%) CSS
5 43 (11.56%) jQuery
6 39 (10.48%) XML
6 39 (10.48%) .NET Framework
7 30 (8.06%) WCF
8 24 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (6.18%) Web Services
10 22 (5.91%) HTML5
11 20 (5.38%) Ajax
12 19 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (3.76%) SOAP
14 14 (3.76%) REST
15 13 (3.49%) WinForms
16 12 (3.23%) Middleware
16 12 (3.23%) LINQ
16 12 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.91%) Clustering
3 21 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.69%) AS400
5 9 (2.42%) Replication
6 8 (2.15%) EqualLogic
6 8 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.81%) Statistics
9 3 (0.81%) GIS
10 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.54%) Open Source
10 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.09%) Windows
2 25 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (6.45%) Linux
4 21 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.42%) OS/400
7 7 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.08%) UNIX
10 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (27.96%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (23.39%) ETL
3 72 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (17.74%) MVC
5 33 (8.87%) TDD
6 31 (8.33%) Scrum
7 28 (7.53%) Migration
7 28 (7.53%) Data Migration
8 26 (6.99%) OO
8 26 (6.99%) Kimball Methodology
9 24 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 22 (5.91%) Project Management
11 20 (5.38%) ITIL
11 20 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (5.11%) Data Analysis
12 19 (5.11%) CRM
13 18 (4.84%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.57%) Web Development
15 16 (4.30%) Data Transformation
16 14 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 229 (61.56%) SQL
2 124 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 106 (28.49%) C#
4 65 (17.47%) JavaScript
5 31 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 17 (4.57%) VBA
6 17 (4.57%) Java
7 11 (2.96%) PHP
8 10 (2.69%) VB
9 7 (1.88%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.88%) Delphi
10 6 (1.61%) Groovy
11 4 (1.08%) VB6
11 4 (1.08%) C++
11 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.81%) XAML
13 2 (0.54%) Python
13 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.54%) R
14 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (7.53%) Degree
3 18 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (4.30%) VCP5
5 13 (3.49%) MCITP
6 10 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.42%) MCP
7 9 (2.42%) MCSE
7 9 (2.42%) MCDBA
8 7 (1.88%) CCNP
9 6 (1.61%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.34%) ISEB
10 5 (1.34%) HND
11 4 (1.08%) SAP Certification
11 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.81%) CCNA
13 2 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.54%) MCSA
13 2 (0.54%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.76%) SLA
2 13 (3.49%) QA
3 6 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.08%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.81%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 197 (52.96%) Microsoft
2 55 (14.78%) Oracle
3 41 (11.02%) VMware
4 32 (8.60%) Cognos
5 31 (8.33%) Cisco
6 18 (4.84%) HP
7 14 (3.76%) SAP
8 13 (3.49%) IBM
8 13 (3.49%) Citrix
9 12 (3.23%) Dell
10 10 (2.69%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.61%) Symantec
12 4 (1.08%) Teradata
12 4 (1.08%) Veritas
12 4 (1.08%) Informatica
12 4 (1.08%) 3PAR
13 3 (0.81%) LexisNexis
13 3 (0.81%) Veeam
13 3 (0.81%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 40 - 45k + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits & Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Bonus + PMC
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago