The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea 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 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 11 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 12.50% 35.06% 31.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 96.43% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 10
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +23.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £28,950
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
West 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 Swansea region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 25.00% 36.36% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 14
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,600 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Swansea region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Swansea

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) C#
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 15 (55.56%) HTML
4 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 14 (51.85%) CSS
6 10 (37.04%) WCF
6 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
7 9 (33.33%) MVC
8 8 (29.63%) WinForms
8 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.93%) jQuery
9 7 (25.93%) XML
10 6 (22.22%) XSLT
10 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 6 (22.22%) GIS
10 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
10 6 (22.22%) WPF
10 6 (22.22%) Silverlight
10 6 (22.22%) LINQ
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (11.11%) Star Schema
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (11.11%) OLAP
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (22.22%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.41%) NCover
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Customer Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
3 14 (51.85%) CSS
4 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
4 10 (37.04%) WCF
5 8 (29.63%) WinForms
6 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 7 (25.93%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) XSLT
7 6 (22.22%) WPF
7 6 (22.22%) Silverlight
7 6 (22.22%) LINQ
7 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (11.11%) HTML5
8 3 (11.11%) XHTML
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (3.70%) Durandal
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 6 (22.22%) GIS
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Android
2 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Android Development
3 6 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) OOD
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Content Management
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.70%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) MCSA
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (11.11%) Cognos
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