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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 206 237 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.31% 19.72% 16.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 73.84% 68.30% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 182 220 144
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
279 347 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.15% 28.87% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 239 315 241
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 119 £35,000 +7.69% 22
Newport +1 31 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Torfaen -3 14 £40,000 +29.03%
Bridgend +2 13 £32,500 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 7 £35,000 +105.88% 1
Neath Port Talbot +2 2 £35,500 +24.56%
Monmouthshire -1 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Vale of Glamorgan 0 1 £30,000 -3.22%
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £31,500 - 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £21,000 - 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 197 (53.97%) SQL
2 179 (49.04%) Microsoft
3 168 (46.03%) .NET
4 145 (39.73%) C#
5 117 (32.05%) HTML
5 117 (32.05%) ASP.NET
6 109 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (26.30%) T-SQL
8 95 (26.03%) JavaScript
8 95 (26.03%) MVC
9 93 (25.48%) Windows
10 90 (24.66%) CSS
11 83 (22.74%) MS Excel
11 83 (22.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 80 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 79 (21.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 71 (19.45%) jQuery
15 63 (17.26%) XML
16 61 (16.71%) OO
17 60 (16.44%) Oracle
18 56 (15.34%) SQL Server 2012
19 55 (15.07%) .NET Framework
20 54 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
21 53 (14.52%) TDD
22 51 (13.97%) Java
22 51 (13.97%) WCF
23 48 (13.15%) VB.NET
23 48 (13.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 44 (12.05%) Finance
24 44 (12.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 31 (8.49%) IIS
2 21 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.66%) CMS
4 11 (3.01%) FileNet
4 11 (3.01%) Confluence
5 10 (2.74%) LiveCycle
6 9 (2.47%) Umbraco
6 9 (2.47%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.92%) Commerce Server
7 7 (1.92%) Node.js
7 7 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.64%) Apache
9 5 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.10%) Site Server
11 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (22.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.37%) MS Project
2 5 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.29%) PaaS
2 12 (3.29%) IaaS
3 7 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.37%) SaaS
5 4 (1.10%) Office 365
5 4 (1.10%) Trello
5 4 (1.10%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.84%) DNS
3 13 (3.56%) SAN
3 13 (3.56%) Firewall
4 10 (2.74%) Internet
5 5 (1.37%) VoIP
6 4 (1.10%) DHCP
6 4 (1.10%) Intranet
6 4 (1.10%) VLAN
6 4 (1.10%) NAS
7 3 (0.82%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.82%) FTP
7 3 (0.82%) SMTP
8 2 (0.55%) HTTP
8 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.55%) SSL
8 2 (0.55%) VPN
8 2 (0.55%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (22.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 80 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (21.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (15.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 44 (12.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 40 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (7.67%) Crystal Reports
8 26 (7.12%) OLAP
9 25 (6.85%) Relational Database
10 20 (5.48%) MongoDB
11 16 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (4.38%) Oracle Database
12 12 (3.29%) MySQL
12 12 (3.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (2.74%) NoSQL
15 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (1.92%) Hadoop
16 7 (1.92%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 38 (10.41%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.58%) NUnit
3 22 (6.03%) MSTest
4 21 (5.75%) Moq
5 20 (5.48%) Subversion
6 18 (4.93%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.29%) JIRA
8 11 (3.01%) Maven
8 11 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.74%) Hudson
10 9 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (1.92%) Git (software)
11 7 (1.92%) Gradle
11 7 (1.92%) Mockito
11 7 (1.92%) JUnit
11 7 (1.92%) Apache Ivy
11 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.64%) Selenium
13 5 (1.37%) JMeter
14 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 44 (12.05%) Finance
2 18 (4.93%) Retail
3 13 (3.56%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.29%) Advertising
5 10 (2.74%) Legal
6 5 (1.37%) Electronics
7 4 (1.10%) Back Office
7 4 (1.10%) Welsh Language
8 3 (0.82%) Marketing
8 3 (0.82%) French Language
8 3 (0.82%) German Language
8 3 (0.82%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.82%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.82%) Law
9 2 (0.55%) Games
9 2 (0.55%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 209 (57.26%) Developer
2 76 (20.82%) Analyst
3 72 (19.73%) .NET Developer
4 36 (9.86%) Senior Developer
5 26 (7.12%) Software Developer
5 26 (7.12%) C# Developer
5 26 (7.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 25 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 25 (6.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 22 (6.03%) Support Analyst
8 21 (5.75%) Administrator
8 21 (5.75%) DBA
9 20 (5.48%) Java Developer
10 17 (4.66%) SQL Developer
10 17 (4.66%) Applications Support
11 16 (4.38%) Web Developer
11 16 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (3.84%) SQL DBA
12 14 (3.84%) Consultant
13 12 (3.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (46.03%) .NET
2 117 (32.05%) ASP.NET
2 117 (32.05%) HTML
3 90 (24.66%) CSS
4 71 (19.45%) jQuery
5 63 (17.26%) XML
6 55 (15.07%) .NET Framework
7 51 (13.97%) WCF
8 48 (13.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 39 (10.68%) WinForms
10 34 (9.32%) Web Services
11 33 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (8.22%) HTML5
12 30 (8.22%) XHTML
13 29 (7.95%) SOAP
14 25 (6.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (4.93%) Hibernate
15 18 (4.93%) Spring
16 17 (4.66%) Middleware
17 15 (4.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.93%) Open Source
4 16 (4.38%) Clustering
5 11 (3.01%) Replication
6 8 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.64%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.82%) Social Network
11 2 (0.55%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.55%) EPoS
12 1 (0.27%) DTV
12 1 (0.27%) GIS
12 1 (0.27%) STB
12 1 (0.27%) Statistics
12 1 (0.27%) Blog
12 1 (0.27%) Social Media
12 1 (0.27%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 93 (25.48%) Windows
2 30 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (6.30%) Linux
5 17 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (3.84%) UNIX
7 11 (3.01%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.74%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.74%) Android
9 9 (2.47%) Windows Phone
10 7 (1.92%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.37%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.10%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.10%) Solaris
13 3 (0.82%) Debian
14 2 (0.55%) AIX
14 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (26.03%) MVC
3 61 (16.71%) OO
4 54 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (14.52%) TDD
6 37 (10.14%) Scrum
7 32 (8.77%) ETL
7 32 (8.77%) Web Development
8 26 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.85%) ITIL
10 24 (6.58%) E-Commerce
11 23 (6.30%) Mentoring
12 22 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (5.48%) Software Engineering
13 20 (5.48%) OOD
14 19 (5.21%) Project Management
14 19 (5.21%) Data Analysis
15 18 (4.93%) Release Management
15 18 (4.93%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 197 (53.97%) SQL
2 145 (39.73%) C#
3 96 (26.30%) T-SQL
4 95 (26.03%) JavaScript
5 51 (13.97%) Java
6 48 (13.15%) VB.NET
7 38 (10.41%) PHP
8 17 (4.66%) Groovy
9 14 (3.84%) VB
10 12 (3.29%) VBA
11 10 (2.74%) Scala
11 10 (2.74%) Clojure
12 7 (1.92%) Delphi
13 6 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.37%) Perl
14 5 (1.37%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.37%) XAML
15 4 (1.10%) VC++
15 4 (1.10%) C++
15 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (5.48%) Degree
3 13 (3.56%) MCSE
4 9 (2.47%) MCP
4 9 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.19%) CCNA
5 8 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.19%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.92%) ISEB
6 7 (1.92%) MCSD
7 5 (1.37%) MCITP
8 4 (1.10%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.10%) SAP Certification
8 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.10%) HND
8 4 (1.10%) MCSA
9 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.58%) QA
2 19 (5.21%) SLA
3 6 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.82%) SCDPM
2 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.27%) WSUS
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 179 (49.04%) Microsoft
2 60 (16.44%) Oracle
3 28 (7.67%) VMware
4 24 (6.58%) Cisco
5 22 (6.03%) HP
6 16 (4.38%) IBM
6 16 (4.38%) SAP
7 15 (4.11%) Twitter
8 10 (2.74%) Adobe
9 9 (2.47%) Citrix
10 8 (2.19%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.92%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.37%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.37%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.37%) Symantec
12 5 (1.37%) Dell
12 5 (1.37%) Facebook
13 4 (1.10%) Veritas
13 4 (1.10%) Sun
13 4 (1.10%) Remedy
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £0 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Glamorgan
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £42 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South Wales
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £23000. - £25000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £20 - £60 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £28900 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25000 + Benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago