The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 30 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 2.54% 22.73% 22.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.82% 58.82% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 20
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
South 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 Torfaen region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
44 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 37.29% 38.64% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 17 23
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Torfaen

SQL Server
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Cwmbran -22 3 £32,500 -27.77% 1
SQL Server
South Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) WCF
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (23.08%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) GIS
8 2 (15.38%) Statistics
8 2 (15.38%) WinForms
8 2 (15.38%) IaaS
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (15.38%) R

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
2 2 (15.38%) MSTest
2 2 (15.38%) Moq
2 2 (15.38%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) WCF
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (23.08%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (15.38%) WinForms
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Product Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 2 (15.38%) R
3 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle