The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK / Wales
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 233 239 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.78% 17.56% 17.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.44% 59.16% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 202 198 213
Median salary £36,500 £34,184 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.77% -8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £23,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,650 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
392 404 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.64% 29.68% 34.28%
Number of salaries quoted 325 347 425
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,051
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Wales

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Wales

SQL Server
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 158 £36,500 +4.28% 12
West Wales +2 55 £40,000 +53.84% 4
North Wales +1 9 £24,750 -17.50% 2
Mid Wales -8 7 - - 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 294 (66.37%) .NET
2 274 (61.85%) C#
3 243 (54.85%) Microsoft
4 230 (51.92%) ASP.NET
5 223 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
6 220 (49.66%) SQL
7 207 (46.73%) MVC
8 176 (39.73%) HTML
9 149 (33.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 143 (32.28%) CSS
11 142 (32.05%) Scrum
12 137 (30.93%) JavaScript
13 132 (29.80%) MS Excel
14 120 (27.09%) Windows
15 96 (21.67%) T-SQL
16 94 (21.22%) TDD
17 89 (20.09%) OO
18 86 (19.41%) WCF
19 84 (18.96%) jQuery
20 81 (18.28%) ASP.NET Web API
21 74 (16.70%) .NET Framework
22 73 (16.48%) XML
23 70 (15.80%) Finance
24 69 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
25 66 (14.90%) Team Foundation Server
26 63 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
27 60 (13.54%) Web Services
27 60 (13.54%) SDLC
28 59 (13.32%) SQL Server 2014
28 59 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (6.77%) IIS
2 23 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (2.71%) CMS
6 11 (2.48%) MS Exchange
7 10 (2.26%) Apache
8 9 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (2.03%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.81%) JBoss
10 7 (1.58%) ColdFusion
11 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.68%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.45%) Documentum
13 2 (0.45%) FileNet
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 132 (29.80%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.19%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.03%) Sage 200
2 9 (2.03%) Sage 50
3 6 (1.35%) Oracle HRMS
4 4 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.68%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.74%) Office 365
4 14 (3.16%) SaaS
5 3 (0.68%) IaaS
5 3 (0.68%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.45%) G Suite
6 2 (0.45%) GitHub
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.51%) Firewall
2 16 (3.61%) DNS
2 16 (3.61%) LAN
3 15 (3.39%) WAN
4 12 (2.71%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.26%) Broadband
5 10 (2.26%) Internet
6 8 (1.81%) VPN
7 6 (1.35%) SAN
8 5 (1.13%) IPsec
8 5 (1.13%) NAS
8 5 (1.13%) SSL
9 4 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.90%) HTTP
9 4 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.68%) VLAN
11 2 (0.45%) DHCP
11 2 (0.45%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.45%) MPLS
12 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 59 (13.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 52 (11.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (11.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (9.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (6.77%) MySQL
7 24 (5.42%) MongoDB
7 24 (5.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (3.61%) RavenDB
10 14 (3.16%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.71%) NoSQL
12 11 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (1.58%) Big Data
14 7 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (1.13%) Power BI
17 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (14.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (11.74%) Visual Studio
3 44 (9.93%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.97%) Subversion
5 19 (4.29%) Mercurial
6 17 (3.84%) NUnit
7 14 (3.16%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.71%) MSTest
9 11 (2.48%) Selenium
10 9 (2.03%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.58%) JUnit
12 6 (1.35%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.35%) Moq
12 6 (1.35%) NetBeans
12 6 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (1.35%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.13%) NMock
14 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.90%) Mockito
14 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (15.80%) Finance
2 34 (7.67%) Advertising
3 25 (5.64%) Retail
4 24 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.16%) Marketing
7 6 (1.35%) Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Back Office
8 3 (0.68%) Welsh Language
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (65.24%) Developer
2 173 (39.05%) .NET Developer
3 63 (14.22%) C# Developer
4 51 (11.51%) Senior Developer
5 48 (10.84%) .NET Software Developer
6 47 (10.61%) Software Developer
7 43 (9.71%) Analyst
8 41 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 36 (8.13%) SQL Developer
10 29 (6.55%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 22 (4.97%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (4.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (4.06%) Java Developer
15 16 (3.61%) IT Manager
15 16 (3.61%) IT Support
15 16 (3.61%) Junior
16 14 (3.16%) IT Engineer
16 14 (3.16%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (66.37%) .NET
2 230 (51.92%) ASP.NET
3 176 (39.73%) HTML
4 149 (33.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 143 (32.28%) CSS
6 86 (19.41%) WCF
7 84 (18.96%) jQuery
8 81 (18.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 74 (16.70%) .NET Framework
10 73 (16.48%) XML
11 60 (13.54%) Web Services
12 55 (12.42%) RESTful
13 52 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 44 (9.93%) AngularJS
15 41 (9.26%) Ajax
16 37 (8.35%) XSLT
17 35 (7.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 33 (7.45%) HTML5
19 32 (7.22%) Entity Framework
20 31 (7.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 32 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (5.87%) Informatics
3 26 (5.87%) NHS
4 24 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.61%) User Experience
7 14 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.16%) Fintech
8 8 (1.81%) Social Media
9 6 (1.35%) Clustering
9 6 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.35%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.13%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.68%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.68%) Replication
11 3 (0.68%) Statistics
11 3 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 120 (27.09%) Windows
2 40 (9.03%) Windows Server
3 24 (5.42%) Linux
4 13 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.13%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.90%) Unix
8 4 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.68%) Android
9 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (46.73%) MVC
3 142 (32.05%) Scrum
4 94 (21.22%) TDD
5 89 (20.09%) OO
6 63 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (13.54%) SDLC
8 48 (10.84%) Web Application Development
9 43 (9.71%) Web Development
10 41 (9.26%) BDD
11 33 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (7.45%) Dependency Injection
12 30 (6.77%) OOP
13 29 (6.55%) Coaching
13 29 (6.55%) Software Engineering
13 29 (6.55%) Unit Testing
14 27 (6.09%) Automated Testing
14 27 (6.09%) Kanban
14 27 (6.09%) Mentoring
15 22 (4.97%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 274 (61.85%) C#
2 220 (49.66%) SQL
3 137 (30.93%) JavaScript
4 96 (21.67%) T-SQL
5 45 (10.16%) Java
6 37 (8.35%) VB.NET
7 18 (4.06%) PHP
8 10 (2.26%) C++
8 10 (2.26%) VB
9 9 (2.03%) Groovy
10 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.35%) Ruby
11 5 (1.13%) Perl
11 5 (1.13%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.13%) Python
12 4 (0.90%) C
12 4 (0.90%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.90%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.68%) ABAP
14 2 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (9.48%) Degree
2 10 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.35%) MCSA
3 6 (1.35%) MCSE
4 4 (0.90%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.45%) HND
5 2 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) MCITP
6 1 (0.23%) MCP
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.26%) SLA
2 9 (2.03%) QA
3 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.32%) Hyper-V
3 22 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.58%) XenServer
5 4 (0.90%) Docker
5 4 (0.90%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.90%) vSphere
6 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) Firmware
7 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (1.81%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.45%) vRealize
3 2 (0.45%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 243 (54.85%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.06%) Oracle
3 38 (8.58%) VMware
4 17 (3.84%) SAP
5 11 (2.48%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.26%) Cisco
6 10 (2.26%) Sage
6 10 (2.26%) Sitecore
6 10 (2.26%) Veeam
7 9 (2.03%) Facebook
7 9 (2.03%) HP
7 9 (2.03%) RedGate
7 9 (2.03%) Xamarin
8 8 (1.81%) Dell
8 8 (1.81%) IBM
9 7 (1.58%) 3PAR
9 7 (1.58%) Veritas
10 6 (1.35%) OpenText
11 5 (1.13%) Avaya
11 5 (1.13%) F5
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International
Salary: penison, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £28K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
The SmartList
Posted: 10 days ago
Deeside
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 12 days ago
Newtown, Powys
The SmartList
Posted: 17 days ago