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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 170 187 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.77% 16.12% 18.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.75% 53.13% 53.26%
Number of salaries quoted 161 165 183
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
335 352 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.08% 30.34% 33.95%
Number of salaries quoted 296 296 340
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 116 £35,000 - 6
Newport -7 29 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Neath Port Talbot +4 14 £37,500 +7.79%
Merthyr Tydfil +1 3 £22,378 -
Vale of Glamorgan -1 3 £39,000 +4.00%
Torfaen -3 1 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 178 (57.61%) .NET
2 168 (54.37%) SQL
3 165 (53.40%) Microsoft
4 160 (51.78%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (51.13%) C#
6 128 (41.42%) MVC
7 121 (39.16%) ASP.NET
8 111 (35.92%) HTML
9 102 (33.01%) JavaScript
9 102 (33.01%) T-SQL
10 97 (31.39%) CSS
11 95 (30.74%) MS Excel
12 76 (24.60%) jQuery
13 66 (21.36%) Scrum
14 65 (21.04%) TDD
15 64 (20.71%) Windows
16 63 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 62 (20.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 60 (19.42%) SQL Server 2008
19 59 (19.09%) .NET Framework
19 59 (19.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 58 (18.77%) SDLC
21 57 (18.45%) XML
22 56 (18.12%) WCF
23 52 (16.83%) OO
24 49 (15.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 48 (15.53%) Finance
26 42 (13.59%) Visual Studio
26 42 (13.59%) VB.NET
27 36 (11.65%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.83%) IIS
2 14 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.53%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.88%) Apache
3 12 (3.88%) JBoss
4 8 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.94%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.62%) ColdFusion
6 5 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle 10gAS
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.29%) CMS
7 4 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.97%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.97%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.65%) SAS
9 2 (0.65%) Tornado
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 95 (30.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.29%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.62%) SaaS
4 3 (0.97%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.85%) Firewall
2 9 (2.91%) VPN
3 8 (2.59%) DNS
4 7 (2.27%) LAN
4 7 (2.27%) WAN
5 6 (1.94%) HTTP
5 6 (1.94%) Intranet
5 6 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.29%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.29%) SAN
7 4 (1.29%) SSL
8 3 (0.97%) DHCP
8 3 (0.97%) MPLS
8 3 (0.97%) NAS
9 2 (0.65%) FTP
9 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.65%) Internet
9 2 (0.65%) IPsec
9 2 (0.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 59 (19.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (15.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (9.39%) MySQL
5 25 (8.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (7.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (5.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (4.53%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.88%) MongoDB
11 11 (3.56%) OLAP
12 8 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.27%) QlikView
14 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.94%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.94%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (20.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (13.59%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.24%) Subversion
5 9 (2.91%) NUnit
5 9 (2.91%) Selenium
5 9 (2.91%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.59%) JUnit
7 7 (2.27%) Mockito
7 7 (2.27%) MSTest
7 7 (2.27%) Spock
8 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.62%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.62%) NetBeans
9 5 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.62%) PVCS
10 3 (0.97%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.97%) NMock
10 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (15.53%) Finance
2 32 (10.36%) Advertising
3 15 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.94%) Marketing
6 5 (1.62%) Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 202 (65.37%) Developer
2 90 (29.13%) .NET Developer
3 54 (17.48%) Senior Developer
4 35 (11.33%) Software Developer
5 34 (11.00%) SQL Developer
6 32 (10.36%) C# Developer
7 28 (9.06%) Analyst
8 26 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (8.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (6.80%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (6.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 17 (5.50%) Junior
12 15 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (4.53%) Junior Developer
14 12 (3.88%) Java Developer
15 11 (3.56%) Applications Developer
15 11 (3.56%) Consultant
15 11 (3.56%) DBA
15 11 (3.56%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (57.61%) .NET
2 121 (39.16%) ASP.NET
3 111 (35.92%) HTML
4 97 (31.39%) CSS
5 76 (24.60%) jQuery
6 63 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (19.09%) .NET Framework
8 57 (18.45%) XML
9 56 (18.12%) WCF
10 33 (10.68%) XSLT
11 32 (10.36%) Ajax
12 30 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 30 (9.71%) Web Services
13 23 (7.44%) KnockoutJS
13 23 (7.44%) WinForms
14 22 (7.12%) Entity Framework
15 20 (6.47%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (6.15%) HTML5
16 19 (6.15%) Node.js
16 19 (6.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.36%) Management Information System
2 27 (8.74%) Informatics
3 25 (8.09%) NHS
4 14 (4.53%) User Experience
5 12 (3.88%) Fintech
6 11 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.56%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.91%) Reference Data
8 8 (2.59%) Social Media
9 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.65%) Life Science
10 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.65%) Replication
10 2 (0.65%) Statistics
11 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.71%) Windows
2 25 (8.09%) Linux
3 20 (6.47%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.62%) Unix
7 3 (0.97%) Android
7 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (51.78%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (41.42%) MVC
3 66 (21.36%) Scrum
4 65 (21.04%) TDD
5 58 (18.77%) SDLC
6 52 (16.83%) OO
7 36 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (9.71%) Coaching
9 26 (8.41%) Waterfall
10 23 (7.44%) Mentoring
11 22 (7.12%) Unit Testing
11 22 (7.12%) Web Development
12 20 (6.47%) ETL
13 18 (5.83%) CRM
13 18 (5.83%) ITIL
14 16 (5.18%) Software Engineering
15 15 (4.85%) Project Management
16 14 (4.53%) ERP
16 14 (4.53%) High Availability
16 14 (4.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 168 (54.37%) SQL
2 158 (51.13%) C#
3 102 (33.01%) JavaScript
3 102 (33.01%) T-SQL
4 42 (13.59%) VB.NET
5 27 (8.74%) Java
6 20 (6.47%) PHP
7 7 (2.27%) Groovy
7 7 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 7 (2.27%) Python
8 6 (1.94%) C++
9 5 (1.62%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.62%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.29%) ABAP
10 4 (1.29%) Perl
10 4 (1.29%) Ruby
10 4 (1.29%) VB
11 3 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.97%) R
12 2 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (6.15%) Degree
2 9 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.29%) MCSE
4 3 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.97%) HND
4 3 (0.97%) ISEB
5 2 (0.65%) MCITP
5 2 (0.65%) MCSA
5 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) MCTS
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.24%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.94%) vSphere
3 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.97%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 165 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.65%) Oracle
3 20 (6.47%) SAP
4 17 (5.50%) VMware
5 13 (4.21%) RedGate
6 12 (3.88%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.27%) Cisco
8 6 (1.94%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.62%) Avaya
9 5 (1.62%) Serena
9 5 (1.62%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.29%) Epicor
10 4 (1.29%) F5
10 4 (1.29%) hybris
10 4 (1.29%) IBM
10 4 (1.29%) Intel
10 4 (1.29%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.29%) QAD
10 4 (1.29%) Sybase
11 3 (0.97%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £35807 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
JoJo Maman Bebe
Posted: 11 days ago