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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 221 238 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.21% 17.84% 23.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.52% 67.81% 68.92%
Number of salaries quoted 204 221 241
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
429 351 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.41% 26.31% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 400 315 349
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £40,783
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +3 181 £35,000 +9.37% 31
North Wales +3 26 £37,500 +7.14% 6
West Wales -3 11 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Mid Wales - 1 £21,750 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 264 (57.02%) SQL
2 214 (46.22%) Microsoft
3 200 (43.20%) .NET
4 185 (39.96%) C#
5 153 (33.05%) ASP.NET
6 133 (28.73%) T-SQL
7 130 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (27.43%) HTML
9 124 (26.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 118 (25.49%) MVC
11 115 (24.84%) JavaScript
12 112 (24.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 110 (23.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 101 (21.81%) MS Excel
15 99 (21.38%) CSS
16 91 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
17 88 (19.01%) Windows
18 78 (16.85%) .NET Framework
19 77 (16.63%) SQL Server 2012
20 75 (16.20%) WCF
21 74 (15.98%) Finance
22 72 (15.55%) TDD
23 71 (15.33%) jQuery
24 65 (14.04%) ETL
25 60 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 60 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
26 58 (12.53%) ASP.NET MVC
27 56 (12.10%) Oracle
28 54 (11.66%) XML
29 45 (9.72%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (7.34%) Node.js
2 23 (4.97%) IIS
3 18 (3.89%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.24%) CMS
5 14 (3.02%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.38%) Umbraco
7 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.30%) Apache
12 5 (1.08%) Commerce Server
12 5 (1.08%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.43%) Lync
14 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 101 (21.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.38%) MS Office
3 6 (1.30%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.08%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.51%) PaaS
3 7 (1.51%) IaaS
4 4 (0.86%) Trello
4 4 (0.86%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.65%) SaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.67%) SAN
2 12 (2.59%) DNS
2 12 (2.59%) Firewall
3 11 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.73%) Internet
5 4 (0.86%) HTTP
5 4 (0.86%) Intranet
5 4 (0.86%) DHCP
5 4 (0.86%) VoIP
5 4 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.65%) NAS
6 3 (0.65%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (0.65%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.65%) LDAP
6 3 (0.65%) LAN
7 2 (0.43%) WAN
7 2 (0.43%) VPN
7 2 (0.43%) PPTP
7 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (26.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 112 (24.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 110 (23.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (16.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 60 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (9.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (6.70%) Crystal Reports
8 30 (6.48%) OLAP
9 28 (6.05%) NoSQL
10 26 (5.62%) MySQL
11 25 (5.40%) OLAP Cube
12 21 (4.54%) OLTP
13 20 (4.32%) Relational Database
14 18 (3.89%) Oracle Database
15 16 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 15 (3.24%) DTS
16 15 (3.24%) MongoDB
17 12 (2.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 45 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 37 (7.99%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.54%) MSTest
5 16 (3.46%) NUnit
6 14 (3.02%) Moq
7 12 (2.59%) Mockito
7 12 (2.59%) JUnit
8 9 (1.94%) Subversion
8 9 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (1.73%) Spock
9 8 (1.73%) Gradle
9 8 (1.73%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (1.73%) Selenium
10 6 (1.30%) JMeter
11 5 (1.08%) Maven
12 4 (0.86%) EasyMock
12 4 (0.86%) Ant
13 3 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (15.98%) Finance
2 45 (9.72%) Advertising
3 20 (4.32%) Manufacturing
3 20 (4.32%) Retail
4 16 (3.46%) Banking
5 9 (1.94%) Legal
6 8 (1.73%) Electronics
7 6 (1.30%) Law
8 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.65%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.43%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 255 (55.08%) Developer
2 90 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 78 (16.85%) Analyst
4 48 (10.37%) DBA
5 46 (9.94%) Senior Developer
6 36 (7.78%) Administrator
7 31 (6.70%) SQL DBA
8 29 (6.26%) SQL Developer
8 29 (6.26%) Business Analyst
9 27 (5.83%) Software Developer
10 25 (5.40%) C# Developer
11 23 (4.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 21 (4.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 20 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 19 (4.10%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
15 17 (3.67%) Web Developer
16 15 (3.24%) Software Engineer
16 15 (3.24%) ASP.NET Developer
17 13 (2.81%) Java Developer
18 11 (2.38%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (43.20%) .NET
2 153 (33.05%) ASP.NET
3 127 (27.43%) HTML
4 99 (21.38%) CSS
5 78 (16.85%) .NET Framework
6 75 (16.20%) WCF
7 71 (15.33%) jQuery
8 58 (12.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (11.66%) XML
10 43 (9.29%) HTML5
10 43 (9.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 43 (9.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (7.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 29 (6.26%) WinForms
13 28 (6.05%) RESTful
14 24 (5.18%) Web Services
15 22 (4.75%) XHTML
16 20 (4.32%) Ajax
17 19 (4.10%) SOAP
18 18 (3.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.05%) Clustering
3 25 (5.40%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (5.18%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.24%) Replication
6 10 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.94%) Open Source
8 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.86%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.86%) iPad
9 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.86%) Wiki
9 4 (0.86%) AS400
9 4 (0.86%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.65%) Statistics
10 3 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.43%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 88 (19.01%) Windows
2 25 (5.40%) Linux
3 24 (5.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.38%) UNIX
7 7 (1.51%) Android
7 7 (1.51%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.08%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.86%) OS/400
10 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.22%) Debian
12 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (25.49%) MVC
3 91 (19.65%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (15.55%) TDD
5 65 (14.04%) ETL
6 44 (9.50%) OO
7 35 (7.56%) Web Development
8 34 (7.34%) Scrum
8 34 (7.34%) BDD
9 32 (6.91%) Web Application Development
10 27 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (5.62%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.40%) Mentoring
13 23 (4.97%) Project Management
14 22 (4.75%) Migration
14 22 (4.75%) Data Migration
15 21 (4.54%) Software Engineering
16 20 (4.32%) Kimball Methodology
17 19 (4.10%) E-Commerce
18 18 (3.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 264 (57.02%) SQL
2 185 (39.96%) C#
3 133 (28.73%) T-SQL
4 115 (24.84%) JavaScript
5 43 (9.29%) VB.NET
6 35 (7.56%) Java
7 27 (5.83%) PHP
8 24 (5.18%) Ruby
9 16 (3.46%) VBA
10 9 (1.94%) VB
11 8 (1.73%) Groovy
12 7 (1.51%) Delphi
13 6 (1.30%) C++
14 5 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.08%) VB6
15 4 (0.86%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.86%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.86%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (7.56%) Degree
2 34 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.38%) MCITP
4 10 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.51%) VCP5
6 7 (1.51%) ISEB
7 6 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.30%) MCDBA
7 6 (1.30%) MCP
7 6 (1.30%) MCSE
7 6 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.08%) HND
9 4 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.65%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.65%) MCSA
10 3 (0.65%) MCSD
10 3 (0.65%) CCNP
10 3 (0.65%) CCNA
11 2 (0.43%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.89%) QA
2 16 (3.46%) SLA
3 6 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.65%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.22%) WSUS
4 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 214 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.10%) Oracle
3 33 (7.13%) VMware
4 26 (5.62%) Cisco
5 24 (5.18%) Facebook
6 21 (4.54%) Cognos
7 17 (3.67%) HP
8 16 (3.46%) SAP
9 11 (2.38%) Business Objects
10 10 (2.16%) Dell
10 10 (2.16%) Citrix
11 9 (1.94%) IBM
12 6 (1.30%) Symantec
12 6 (1.30%) 3PAR
13 4 (0.86%) hybris
14 3 (0.65%) LexisNexis
14 3 (0.65%) Veeam
14 3 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
14 3 (0.65%) Veritas
15 2 (0.43%) Red Hat
Wrexham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Just now
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Swansea University
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension,25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K
Posted: 5 days ago
Mold
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Caerphilly
CPS Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Glyndwr University
Salary: From £27,863 to £32,277 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago