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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 17 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 26.15% 13.46% 16.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.83% 53.85% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
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
24 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 36.92% 25.00% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 21
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram 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 1 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
Cwmbran +7 17 £40,000 +19.40%
SQL Server
South Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 26 (76.47%) .NET
3 25 (73.53%) SQL
4 22 (64.71%) C#
5 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 15 (44.12%) OO
7 12 (35.29%) HTML
8 11 (32.35%) MVC
8 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
8 11 (32.35%) WCF
9 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (29.41%) WinForms
9 10 (29.41%) OOD
9 10 (29.41%) XML
9 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
10 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (26.47%) HTML5
10 9 (26.47%) TDD
11 8 (23.53%) NUnit
11 8 (23.53%) Product Management
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (23.53%) Moq
11 8 (23.53%) PaaS
11 8 (23.53%) MSTest
11 8 (23.53%) IaaS
11 8 (23.53%) Windows
12 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
12 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 7 (20.59%) Retail

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (23.53%) PaaS
1 8 (23.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMTP
1 2 (5.88%) FTP
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
1 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) NUnit
1 8 (23.53%) MSTest
1 8 (23.53%) Moq
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Junior
5 3 (8.82%) Graduate
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) HTML
3 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
3 11 (32.35%) WCF
4 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (29.41%) WinForms
4 10 (29.41%) XML
4 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (26.47%) HTML5
6 3 (8.82%) CSS
6 3 (8.82%) XHTML
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Replication
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) OO
2 11 (32.35%) MVC
3 10 (29.41%) OOD
4 9 (26.47%) TDD
5 8 (23.53%) Product Management
6 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) Data Entry
7 5 (14.71%) Logistics
8 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 4 (11.76%) ERP
8 4 (11.76%) Workflow
8 4 (11.76%) Validation
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) OOP
9 3 (8.82%) Database Tuning
9 3 (8.82%) Web Development
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 22 (64.71%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
4 5 (14.71%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle