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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 209 226 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.06% 15.71% 19.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.73% 55.26% 71.59%
Number of salaries quoted 160 204 224
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,200 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
389 409 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.90% 28.42% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 316 358 308
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 152 £36,250 +3.57% 23
Mid Wales +2 37 - -
West Wales -12 14 £35,000 +16.66% 7
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 209 (51.48%) Microsoft
2 194 (47.78%) .NET
3 181 (44.58%) SQL
4 178 (43.84%) C#
5 168 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (30.30%) MVC
7 117 (28.82%) ASP.NET
8 106 (26.11%) HTML
9 103 (25.37%) MS Excel
10 93 (22.91%) Windows
11 91 (22.41%) JavaScript
12 86 (21.18%) T-SQL
13 84 (20.69%) Oracle
13 84 (20.69%) CSS
14 66 (16.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 64 (15.76%) jQuery
16 62 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 62 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 61 (15.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 60 (14.78%) TDD
18 60 (14.78%) Team Foundation Server
19 59 (14.53%) VMware
20 57 (14.04%) Finance
20 57 (14.04%) SDLC
21 55 (13.55%) Scrum
21 55 (13.55%) OO
21 55 (13.55%) .NET Framework
22 53 (13.05%) WCF
23 52 (12.81%) VB.NET
24 51 (12.56%) Business Intelligence

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 33 (8.13%) IIS
2 22 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.96%) Tornado
5 11 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.97%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.72%) CMS
7 7 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle 10gAS
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.99%) JBoss
9 4 (0.99%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.74%) Apache
10 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 103 (25.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (1.97%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.48%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.22%) SaaS
3 8 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.99%) Office 365
5 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.13%) DNS
2 21 (5.17%) Firewall
3 10 (2.46%) Internet
3 10 (2.46%) VPN
4 9 (2.22%) VLAN
5 6 (1.48%) Intranet
5 6 (1.48%) LAN
5 6 (1.48%) WAN
6 5 (1.23%) HTTP
7 4 (0.99%) NAS
7 4 (0.99%) Network Security
7 4 (0.99%) SAN
8 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.74%) VoIP
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.49%) DHCP
9 2 (0.49%) FTP
9 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.49%) SMTP
9 2 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 62 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (15.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (10.59%) MySQL
5 37 (9.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (6.40%) Relational Database
8 26 (6.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (4.68%) OLAP
10 14 (3.45%) RDBMS
11 13 (3.20%) OLAP Cube
11 13 (3.20%) SQLite
12 11 (2.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (2.22%) MongoDB
13 9 (2.22%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.72%) QlikView
16 6 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (14.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (11.58%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.94%) NUnit
5 15 (3.69%) Subversion
5 15 (3.69%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.22%) MSTest
7 8 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.48%) NMock
8 6 (1.48%) Selenium
9 5 (1.23%) Moq
9 5 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.23%) PVCS
10 4 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.99%) Mockito
10 4 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.99%) Spock
10 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.74%) JUnit
11 3 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 57 (14.04%) Finance
2 33 (8.13%) Advertising
3 18 (4.43%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.72%) Marketing
6 4 (0.99%) Electronics
7 3 (0.74%) Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 207 (50.99%) Developer
2 95 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 44 (10.84%) Senior Developer
4 43 (10.59%) Analyst
5 42 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 39 (9.61%) Software Developer
7 34 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (8.37%) SQL Developer
8 24 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
9 23 (5.67%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (4.93%) Software Engineer
11 18 (4.43%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 18 (4.43%) Consultant
11 18 (4.43%) Junior
12 16 (3.94%) DBA
12 16 (3.94%) Java Developer
13 15 (3.69%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (3.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (47.78%) .NET
2 117 (28.82%) ASP.NET
3 106 (26.11%) HTML
4 84 (20.69%) CSS
5 64 (15.76%) jQuery
6 62 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (13.55%) .NET Framework
8 53 (13.05%) WCF
9 48 (11.82%) Web Services
10 40 (9.85%) XML
11 29 (7.14%) Ajax
12 26 (6.40%) Entity Framework
13 25 (6.16%) AngularJS
14 24 (5.91%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (5.67%) HTML5
16 22 (5.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (4.19%) SOAP
17 17 (4.19%) WinForms
17 17 (4.19%) XSLT
18 16 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.67%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (5.42%) Informatics
4 20 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.93%) User Experience
5 19 (4.68%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.96%) Clustering
6 12 (2.96%) Life Science
7 10 (2.46%) NHS
8 9 (2.22%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.97%) Fintech
10 5 (1.23%) Health Informatics
10 5 (1.23%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.99%) Social Media
12 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 93 (22.91%) Windows
2 38 (9.36%) Windows Server
3 32 (7.88%) Linux
4 27 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (3.45%) Unix
7 12 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.72%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.48%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.49%) Android
12 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (30.30%) MVC
3 60 (14.78%) TDD
4 57 (14.04%) SDLC
5 55 (13.55%) OO
5 55 (13.55%) Scrum
6 51 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (10.84%) ITIL
8 33 (8.13%) ETL
9 32 (7.88%) Software Engineering
10 29 (7.14%) Project Management
11 25 (6.16%) Analytics
11 25 (6.16%) Data Protection
12 24 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (5.67%) Coaching
14 22 (5.42%) DevOps
14 22 (5.42%) Waterfall
14 22 (5.42%) Web Development
15 20 (4.93%) ERP
15 20 (4.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 181 (44.58%) SQL
2 178 (43.84%) C#
3 91 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 86 (21.18%) T-SQL
5 52 (12.81%) VB.NET
6 30 (7.39%) Java
7 23 (5.67%) C++
8 17 (4.19%) PHP
9 16 (3.94%) Python
10 13 (3.20%) VB
11 9 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.99%) Groovy
13 4 (0.99%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.49%) R
14 2 (0.49%) X++
15 1 (0.25%) ABAP
15 1 (0.25%) Perl
15 1 (0.25%) VB6
15 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (8.13%) Degree
2 17 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (2.71%) MCITP
5 5 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.99%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.74%) ISEB
7 3 (0.74%) MCSE
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.49%) CCNA
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.49%) HND
9 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.91%) QA
2 16 (3.94%) SLA
3 4 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 47 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.85%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.72%) vSphere
5 4 (0.99%) Firmware
5 4 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.74%) XenApp
6 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) Docker
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (5.91%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (1.48%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (0.99%) WSUS
5 3 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) OpenView
6 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 209 (51.48%) Microsoft
2 84 (20.69%) Oracle
3 59 (14.53%) VMware
4 33 (8.13%) HP
5 32 (7.88%) 3PAR
5 32 (7.88%) Veeam
6 24 (5.91%) Veritas
7 18 (4.43%) SAP
8 13 (3.20%) Remedy
9 12 (2.96%) Cisco
10 8 (1.97%) BMC
10 8 (1.97%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.72%) RedGate
11 7 (1.72%) Sybase
12 6 (1.48%) Dell
12 6 (1.48%) Epicor
12 6 (1.48%) JD Edwards
12 6 (1.48%) OpenText
12 6 (1.48%) QAD
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Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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IntaPeople
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IntaPeople
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Various
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Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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