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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 233 275 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.79% 20.77% 17.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.18% 71.80% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 221 256 163
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
UK

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
332 383 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.34% 28.93% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 311 349 305
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,030 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -4 202 £35,000 +7.69% 34
North Wales +1 14 £35,000 +16.66% 9
West Wales -6 10 £35,000 +27.27% 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 227 (52.67%) .NET
2 223 (51.74%) SQL
3 222 (51.51%) Microsoft
4 189 (43.85%) C#
5 162 (37.59%) ASP.NET
6 140 (32.48%) HTML
7 122 (28.31%) Windows
8 118 (27.38%) MVC
9 117 (27.15%) CSS
10 116 (26.91%) JavaScript
11 97 (22.51%) T-SQL
12 95 (22.04%) .NET Framework
13 91 (21.11%) MS Excel
14 86 (19.95%) jQuery
15 79 (18.33%) WCF
16 78 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
17 77 (17.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 77 (17.87%) XML
18 75 (17.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 72 (16.71%) OO
20 65 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
21 62 (14.39%) WinForms
22 61 (14.15%) Oracle
23 60 (13.92%) TDD
24 56 (12.99%) Visual Studio
24 56 (12.99%) VB.NET
24 56 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
25 55 (12.76%) SQL Server 2012
26 53 (12.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 51 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (11.37%) IIS
2 37 (8.58%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.57%) CMS
4 14 (3.25%) FileNet
5 13 (3.02%) Confluence
5 13 (3.02%) LiveCycle
6 11 (2.55%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.55%) Commerce Server
7 10 (2.32%) Node.js
8 9 (2.09%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.62%) Apache
9 7 (1.62%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.93%) Site Server
10 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 91 (21.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.16%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.70%) Lawson
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.02%) PaaS
2 13 (3.02%) IaaS
3 6 (1.39%) SaaS
4 5 (1.16%) Office 365
5 4 (0.93%) Basecamp
5 4 (0.93%) Trello
6 3 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.10%) SAN
2 21 (4.87%) Firewall
3 20 (4.64%) TCP/IP
3 20 (4.64%) Internet
4 19 (4.41%) DNS
5 8 (1.86%) NAS
6 5 (1.16%) Intranet
7 4 (0.93%) DHCP
7 4 (0.93%) HTTP
7 4 (0.93%) VoIP
7 4 (0.93%) VLAN
8 3 (0.70%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.70%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.70%) DVB
9 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.46%) WAN
9 2 (0.46%) VPN
9 2 (0.46%) FTP
9 2 (0.46%) LAN
9 2 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 77 (17.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (17.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (12.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (11.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (5.80%) OLAP
8 24 (5.57%) Crystal Reports
9 23 (5.34%) Relational Database
10 20 (4.64%) NoSQL
11 18 (4.18%) MongoDB
11 18 (4.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 18 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (3.71%) Oracle Database
13 12 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (2.32%) RDBMS
15 10 (2.32%) MySQL
16 8 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (12.99%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.26%) NUnit
3 23 (5.34%) Subversion
4 22 (5.10%) Moq
4 22 (5.10%) MSTest
5 21 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.94%) Hudson
7 16 (3.71%) Jenkins
8 14 (3.25%) JIRA
9 13 (3.02%) Maven
10 11 (2.55%) Git (software)
11 10 (2.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (2.09%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (1.86%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.70%) Mockito
14 3 (0.70%) JUnit
14 3 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
14 3 (0.70%) Gradle
15 2 (0.46%) ClearQuest
General
1 46 (10.67%) Finance
2 20 (4.64%) Retail
3 19 (4.41%) Advertising
4 15 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.55%) Legal
6 9 (2.09%) Marketing
7 5 (1.16%) Electronics
8 4 (0.93%) Back Office
8 4 (0.93%) Welsh Language
9 3 (0.70%) French Language
9 3 (0.70%) German Language
9 3 (0.70%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.70%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) Games
10 2 (0.46%) Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 257 (59.63%) Developer
2 99 (22.97%) .NET Developer
3 83 (19.26%) Analyst
4 38 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 37 (8.58%) Senior Developer
6 30 (6.96%) Support Analyst
7 29 (6.73%) Software Developer
8 26 (6.03%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 25 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (4.87%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
11 21 (4.87%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.64%) DBA
12 20 (4.64%) Web Developer
13 19 (4.41%) Business Analyst
13 19 (4.41%) SQL Developer
13 19 (4.41%) Java Developer
14 16 (3.71%) Programmer
14 16 (3.71%) SQL DBA
15 15 (3.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (52.67%) .NET
2 162 (37.59%) ASP.NET
3 140 (32.48%) HTML
4 117 (27.15%) CSS
5 95 (22.04%) .NET Framework
6 86 (19.95%) jQuery
7 79 (18.33%) WCF
8 77 (17.87%) XML
9 62 (14.39%) WinForms
10 53 (12.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 51 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 45 (10.44%) Web Services
13 39 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (8.35%) XHTML
15 33 (7.66%) HTML5
16 29 (6.73%) SOAP
17 24 (5.57%) XSLT
18 23 (5.34%) LINQ
18 23 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (3.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.34%) Clustering
3 19 (4.41%) Open Source
4 14 (3.25%) N-Tier
4 14 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.32%) Replication
8 8 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.86%) GIS
8 8 (1.86%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.93%) DTV
10 4 (0.93%) EPoS
11 3 (0.70%) STB
11 3 (0.70%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.70%) Social Network
12 2 (0.46%) Social Media
12 2 (0.46%) Kindle
13 1 (0.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 122 (28.31%) Windows
2 35 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (6.73%) Linux
5 20 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (4.64%) Android
6 19 (4.41%) Apple iOS
7 17 (3.94%) UNIX
8 10 (2.32%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.09%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.09%) Windows 2000
9 9 (2.09%) Windows Phone
10 7 (1.62%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.39%) AIX
11 6 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.93%) Solaris
13 3 (0.70%) Debian
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (27.38%) MVC
2 72 (16.71%) OO
3 65 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (13.92%) TDD
5 56 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (10.44%) Scrum
7 32 (7.42%) Web Development
8 31 (7.19%) Software Engineering
9 29 (6.73%) ETL
10 28 (6.50%) ITIL
11 27 (6.26%) OOD
12 24 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (5.10%) E-Commerce
14 21 (4.87%) SOA
14 21 (4.87%) Web Application Development
15 20 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (4.18%) iOS Development
17 18 (4.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (51.74%) SQL
2 189 (43.85%) C#
3 116 (26.91%) JavaScript
4 97 (22.51%) T-SQL
5 56 (12.99%) VB.NET
6 47 (10.90%) Java
7 34 (7.89%) PHP
8 23 (5.34%) VB
9 16 (3.71%) Groovy
10 13 (3.02%) Clojure
10 13 (3.02%) Scala
11 9 (2.09%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.09%) Perl
12 8 (1.86%) Ruby
13 7 (1.62%) VBA
13 7 (1.62%) Python
14 6 (1.39%) C++
14 6 (1.39%) Delphi
15 5 (1.16%) VB6
15 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.50%) Degree
3 22 (5.10%) MCSE
4 15 (3.48%) MCP
5 8 (1.86%) ISEB
6 7 (1.62%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.62%) SAP Certification
7 6 (1.39%) MCSD
7 6 (1.39%) CCNA
7 6 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.16%) MCITP
8 5 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.16%) MCSA
9 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.23%) CCNP
11 1 (0.23%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.57%) QA
2 16 (3.71%) SLA
3 10 (2.32%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.70%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.93%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.70%) Nagios
2 3 (0.70%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 222 (51.51%) Microsoft
2 61 (14.15%) Oracle
3 34 (7.89%) VMware
4 31 (7.19%) Cisco
5 27 (6.26%) HP
6 22 (5.10%) IBM
7 19 (4.41%) Twitter
8 18 (4.18%) SAP
9 13 (3.02%) Adobe
9 13 (3.02%) Facebook
10 10 (2.32%) Citrix
10 10 (2.32%) Sitecore
11 8 (1.86%) Symantec
11 8 (1.86%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.86%) Sybase
12 7 (1.62%) Dell
12 7 (1.62%) Veritas
13 6 (1.39%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (1.39%) 3PAR
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Mold, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South Queensferry, West Lothian
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K (depending upon experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000
Posted: 4 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago