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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 200 174 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.56% 15.48% 18.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.50% 63.97% 72.53%
Number of salaries quoted 165 164 171
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £28,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,350 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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
367 272 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.38% 24.20% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 308 249 238
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +2 137 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Newport +2 38 £35,684 +6.52% 1
Vale of Glamorgan 0 5 £52,500 +75.00%
Bridgend -4 5 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Torfaen -15 5 £32,500 -9.72%
Glamorgan - 3 £33,000 -
Caerphilly +3 2 £38,500 -12.00% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 - 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 193 (52.73%) SQL
2 183 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 163 (44.54%) .NET
4 135 (36.89%) C#
5 108 (29.51%) ASP.NET
6 100 (27.32%) Windows
7 97 (26.50%) HTML
8 96 (26.23%) Finance
9 92 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (24.04%) T-SQL
11 86 (23.50%) JavaScript
11 86 (23.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 85 (23.22%) MS Excel
13 83 (22.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 78 (21.31%) MVC
15 76 (20.77%) Business Intelligence
16 70 (19.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 68 (18.58%) Degree
18 67 (18.31%) Scrum
19 66 (18.03%) CSS
20 61 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
21 56 (15.30%) XML
22 55 (15.03%) jQuery
23 50 (13.66%) SQL Server 2005
23 50 (13.66%) ETL
24 45 (12.30%) ASP.NET MVC
25 43 (11.75%) Oracle
25 43 (11.75%) VMware
26 42 (11.48%) SQL Server 2012
26 42 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 24 (6.56%) IIS
2 15 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.10%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.55%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.46%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.64%) JBoss
8 6 (1.64%) Apache
9 4 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.82%) CMS
11 1 (0.27%) Lync
11 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.27%) Node.js
11 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 85 (23.22%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.65%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS Project
3 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
3 1 (0.27%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.83%) HTTP
2 12 (3.28%) Firewall
3 8 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.91%) VPN
5 6 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (1.64%) iSCSI
5 6 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.37%) DNS
6 5 (1.37%) DHCP
6 5 (1.37%) WAN
7 4 (1.09%) LAN
7 4 (1.09%) VoIP
7 4 (1.09%) SSL
7 4 (1.09%) SAN
8 3 (0.82%) Internet
8 3 (0.82%) SMTP
8 3 (0.82%) FTP
8 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.27%) IPsec
9 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (23.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 83 (22.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (19.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (13.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 42 (11.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (9.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (6.28%) DTS
8 23 (6.28%) OLTP
9 21 (5.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 18 (4.92%) Relational Database
11 11 (3.01%) MySQL
12 10 (2.73%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.46%) OLAP
14 7 (1.91%) DB2
14 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (1.37%) Cognos Powerplay
15 5 (1.37%) Cognos Query Studio
15 5 (1.37%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 5 (1.37%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 42 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (7.10%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.46%) NUnit
4 18 (4.92%) Selenium
5 16 (4.37%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (3.55%) JMeter
7 7 (1.91%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.91%) MSTest
8 6 (1.64%) Moq
9 4 (1.09%) StyleCop
9 4 (1.09%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.82%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.82%) Maven
11 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.27%) Ranorex
12 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 96 (26.23%) Finance
2 20 (5.46%) Advertising
3 13 (3.55%) Marketing
4 6 (1.64%) Law
4 6 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.82%) Retail
7 2 (0.55%) Games
7 2 (0.55%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 174 (47.54%) Developer
2 86 (23.50%) .NET Developer
3 67 (18.31%) DBA
4 56 (15.30%) SQL DBA
5 55 (15.03%) Analyst
6 50 (13.66%) Administrator
7 39 (10.66%) C# Developer
8 26 (7.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (4.64%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.10%) Lead Developer
11 15 (4.10%) SQL Server DBA
11 15 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 13 (3.55%) SQL Developer
13 11 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (2.73%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.73%) Junior
14 10 (2.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 9 (2.46%) Web Developer
15 9 (2.46%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (44.54%) .NET
2 108 (29.51%) ASP.NET
3 97 (26.50%) HTML
4 66 (18.03%) CSS
5 56 (15.30%) XML
6 55 (15.03%) jQuery
7 45 (12.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (9.84%) WCF
8 36 (9.84%) Web Services
9 28 (7.65%) AngularJS
10 22 (6.01%) .NET Framework
11 18 (4.92%) Ajax
12 16 (4.37%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (3.28%) XSLT
14 11 (3.01%) HTML5
15 10 (2.73%) NHibernate
15 10 (2.73%) MonoRail
16 9 (2.46%) JSON
16 9 (2.46%) WinForms
16 9 (2.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.01%) AS400
2 21 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.73%) Tandem
5 9 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (2.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (2.19%) Replication
6 8 (2.19%) Clustering
7 7 (1.91%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.64%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.64%) Data Extraction
9 5 (1.37%) FMCG
9 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.09%) iSeries
10 4 (1.09%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.09%) Social Network
11 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 100 (27.32%) Windows
2 38 (10.38%) Linux
3 36 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (5.19%) OS/400
7 11 (3.01%) UNIX
8 7 (1.91%) Android
8 7 (1.91%) AIX
8 7 (1.91%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.37%) Solaris
11 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.55%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.55%) CentOS
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.31%) MVC
3 76 (20.77%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (18.31%) Scrum
5 50 (13.66%) ETL
6 40 (10.93%) SDLC
7 32 (8.74%) TDD
8 31 (8.47%) Kimball Methodology
9 28 (7.65%) CRM
10 27 (7.38%) Mentoring
11 18 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.64%) ITIL
12 17 (4.64%) Web Application Development
13 12 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (3.28%) Migration
13 12 (3.28%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.01%) Software Testing
14 11 (3.01%) OO
14 11 (3.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (52.73%) SQL
2 135 (36.89%) C#
3 88 (24.04%) T-SQL
4 86 (23.50%) JavaScript
5 36 (9.84%) Java
6 27 (7.38%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.46%) C++
8 8 (2.19%) PHP
8 8 (2.19%) VB
8 8 (2.19%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.64%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.37%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.09%) COBOL
12 2 (0.55%) C
12 2 (0.55%) Perl
12 2 (0.55%) Python
13 1 (0.27%) XAML
13 1 (0.27%) VB6
13 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (18.58%) Degree
2 23 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (5.74%) VCP5
4 11 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.01%) MCITP
5 10 (2.73%) ISEB
6 9 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.37%) CCNA
7 5 (1.37%) MCSE
7 5 (1.37%) MCSA
7 5 (1.37%) MCDBA
8 4 (1.09%) CCNP
8 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.55%) MCTS
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.28%) QA
2 5 (1.37%) SLA
3 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.09%) XenApp
5 2 (0.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.55%) SCCM
2 2 (0.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.27%) Graphite
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 183 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.75%) Oracle
2 43 (11.75%) VMware
3 34 (9.29%) Cognos
4 25 (6.83%) IBM
5 14 (3.83%) Cisco
5 14 (3.83%) Citrix
6 8 (2.19%) HP
7 6 (1.64%) Dell
7 6 (1.64%) Informatica
7 6 (1.64%) Teradata
7 6 (1.64%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.37%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.09%) Twitter
10 3 (0.82%) 3PAR
10 3 (0.82%) Red Gate
10 3 (0.82%) Facebook
10 3 (0.82%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.82%) Sitecore
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Sanderson
Salary: £42000 - £475000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 minutes ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
New Law Solicitors
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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CPS Group
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: 26 days ago