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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 3.61% 29.69% 7.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.04% 76.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 4
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +24.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
23 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 27.71% 39.06% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 8
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,200 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 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
Cwmbran -19 3 £32,500 -18.75%
SQL Server
South Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) IIS
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) SMTP
7 3 (25.00%) FTP
7 3 (25.00%) HTTP
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
7 3 (25.00%) SSL
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Science

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) SSDT
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Release Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) COM+
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Telerik
3 1 (8.33%) Borland
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle