The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 216 252 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.39% 19.86% 21.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.87% 73.90% 57.18%
Number of salaries quoted 204 222 190
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £25,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
323 341 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.51% 26.87% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 298 298 337
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
South Wales -4 176 £35,000 +7.69% 41
North Wales +3 19 £32,500 +9.24% 7
West Wales -4 14 £25,000 -9.09% 4
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

1 226 (55.53%) .NET
2 207 (50.86%) Microsoft
3 200 (49.14%) SQL
4 184 (45.21%) C#
5 163 (40.05%) ASP.NET
6 137 (33.66%) HTML
7 124 (30.47%) Windows
8 108 (26.54%) CSS
9 107 (26.29%) MVC
10 100 (24.57%) JavaScript
11 85 (20.88%) .NET Framework
12 83 (20.39%) MS Excel
13 77 (18.92%) jQuery
14 75 (18.43%) T-SQL
15 73 (17.94%) OO
16 69 (16.95%) Visual Studio
17 68 (16.71%) WinForms
17 68 (16.71%) WCF
17 68 (16.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 65 (15.97%) XML
19 64 (15.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 62 (15.23%) Oracle
21 57 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
22 56 (13.76%) Web Services
23 53 (13.02%) SQL Server 2008
24 52 (12.78%) IIS
25 51 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
25 51 (12.53%) Scrum
25 51 (12.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 48 (11.79%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 52 (12.78%) IIS
2 44 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 25 (6.14%) CMS
4 13 (3.19%) FileNet
4 13 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.19%) LiveCycle
5 12 (2.95%) Confluence
6 11 (2.70%) Commerce Server
7 8 (1.97%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.72%) Apache
9 6 (1.47%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.98%) SAS
10 4 (0.98%) Site Server
10 4 (0.98%) OpenROAD
11 3 (0.74%) Documentum
11 3 (0.74%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 83 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.74%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.70%) GitHub
3 10 (2.46%) IaaS
3 10 (2.46%) PaaS
4 5 (1.23%) SaaS
5 4 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.16%) Internet
1 21 (5.16%) Firewall
2 20 (4.91%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.91%) SAN
3 18 (4.42%) DNS
4 8 (1.97%) NAS
5 7 (1.72%) Intranet
6 5 (1.23%) DHCP
7 4 (0.98%) LAN
7 4 (0.98%) WAN
7 4 (0.98%) HTTP
7 4 (0.98%) VLAN
8 3 (0.74%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.74%) DVB
8 3 (0.74%) VPN
9 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.49%) SSL
9 2 (0.49%) VoIP
9 2 (0.49%) SMTP
9 2 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 64 (15.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (13.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (8.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 36 (8.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (7.13%) Relational Database
6 24 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (3.69%) OLAP
7 15 (3.69%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (3.44%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.44%) MySQL
9 13 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (16.95%) Visual Studio
2 33 (8.11%) Subversion
3 24 (5.90%) NUnit
4 19 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (4.67%) MSTest
4 19 (4.67%) Moq
5 18 (4.42%) Hudson
6 15 (3.69%) JIRA
7 14 (3.44%) Rhino Mocks
8 12 (2.95%) Maven
8 12 (2.95%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.46%) Mercurial
9 10 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.98%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.74%) Ant
12 3 (0.74%) JUnit
13 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.49%) TestDirector
14 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 44 (10.81%) Finance
2 12 (2.95%) Back Office
3 11 (2.70%) Advertising
4 9 (2.21%) Retail
4 9 (2.21%) Legal
5 8 (1.97%) Marketing
6 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.98%) Welsh Language
8 3 (0.74%) French Language
8 3 (0.74%) German Language
8 3 (0.74%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.74%) Law
8 3 (0.74%) Electronics
9 2 (0.49%) Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 244 (59.95%) Developer
2 101 (24.82%) .NET Developer
3 77 (18.92%) Analyst
4 47 (11.55%) C# Developer
5 36 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (8.35%) Software Developer
7 33 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 32 (7.86%) Support Analyst
9 28 (6.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (6.14%) PHP Developer
11 20 (4.91%) Programmer
11 20 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (4.67%) Consultant
13 18 (4.42%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.93%) Junior
14 16 (3.93%) Java Developer
14 16 (3.93%) Junior Developer
15 15 (3.69%) SQL Developer
15 15 (3.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 14 (3.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (55.53%) .NET
2 163 (40.05%) ASP.NET
3 137 (33.66%) HTML
4 108 (26.54%) CSS
5 85 (20.88%) .NET Framework
6 77 (18.92%) jQuery
7 68 (16.71%) WCF
7 68 (16.71%) WinForms
8 65 (15.97%) XML
9 56 (13.76%) Web Services
10 51 (12.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 41 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 31 (7.62%) XHTML
14 29 (7.13%) XSLT
15 27 (6.63%) SOAP
16 23 (5.65%) HTML5
17 22 (5.41%) LINQ
18 21 (5.16%) WPF
18 21 (5.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.16%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.42%) Clustering
3 16 (3.93%) N-Tier
4 14 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.19%) Open Source
6 12 (2.95%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (2.95%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.70%) Social Network
7 11 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.46%) GIS
8 10 (2.46%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.21%) Social Media
9 9 (2.21%) Kindle
10 7 (1.72%) Replication
11 5 (1.23%) Statistics
12 4 (0.98%) DTV
13 3 (0.74%) STB
13 3 (0.74%) RIA
14 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 124 (30.47%) Windows
2 33 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (5.65%) Linux
5 21 (5.16%) Android
6 20 (4.91%) Apple iOS
7 15 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (3.69%) UNIX
8 12 (2.95%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.21%) Windows 2000
10 8 (1.97%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.97%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.97%) Windows Phone
11 6 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.47%) AIX
12 4 (0.98%) Solaris
13 3 (0.74%) Debian
14 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (26.29%) MVC
2 73 (17.94%) OO
3 57 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (12.53%) Scrum
4 51 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (11.55%) TDD
6 30 (7.37%) ITIL
7 27 (6.63%) OOD
8 26 (6.39%) SOA
8 26 (6.39%) SEO
8 26 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.14%) Software Engineering
10 24 (5.90%) Web Development
11 21 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (5.16%) Web Application Development
12 19 (4.67%) iOS Development
12 19 (4.67%) ETL
13 18 (4.42%) Project Management
13 18 (4.42%) Content Management
13 18 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 200 (49.14%) SQL
2 184 (45.21%) C#
3 100 (24.57%) JavaScript
4 75 (18.43%) T-SQL
5 48 (11.79%) Java
6 43 (10.57%) VB.NET
7 41 (10.07%) PHP
8 27 (6.63%) VB
9 13 (3.19%) Scala
9 13 (3.19%) Clojure
9 13 (3.19%) Groovy
10 9 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.21%) Perl
11 8 (1.97%) C++
12 7 (1.72%) Python
13 5 (1.23%) XAML
13 5 (1.23%) VB6
13 5 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.98%) VBA
14 4 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 44 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.88%) Degree
3 23 (5.65%) MCSE
4 15 (3.69%) MCP
5 9 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.97%) SAP Certification
7 7 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.47%) CCNA
8 6 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.23%) ISEB
9 5 (1.23%) MCSA
10 4 (0.98%) MCSD
10 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.98%) MCITP
10 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.49%) MCTS
11 2 (0.49%) CCNP
12 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.16%) QA
2 17 (4.18%) ISO 9001
3 13 (3.19%) SLA
4 8 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.18%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.74%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.25%) XenApp
5 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.98%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.74%) Nagios
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.25%) WSUS
3 1 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 207 (50.86%) Microsoft
2 62 (15.23%) Oracle
3 31 (7.62%) VMware
4 28 (6.88%) Cisco
5 27 (6.63%) Twitter
6 25 (6.14%) HP
7 20 (4.91%) IBM
8 17 (4.18%) SAP
9 15 (3.69%) Facebook
10 14 (3.44%) Adobe
11 12 (2.95%) Google
12 10 (2.46%) Sitecore
12 10 (2.46%) Citrix
12 10 (2.46%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.97%) Sybase
13 8 (1.97%) Symantec
14 7 (1.72%) Veritas
15 6 (1.47%) Red Hat
16 5 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
16 5 (1.23%) Xamarin
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