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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 240 209 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.88% 15.00% 16.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 49.88% 60.56%
Number of salaries quoted 208 184 179
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
400 419 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.81% 30.08% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 348 360 275
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +3 213 £37,500 +6.38% 14
West Wales -1 20 £35,000 - 3
North Wales -6 2 £32,500 -4.41%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 238 (53.85%) SQL
2 193 (43.67%) .NET
3 182 (41.18%) C#
4 180 (40.72%) Microsoft
5 135 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
6 131 (29.64%) ASP.NET
7 123 (27.83%) MVC
8 118 (26.70%) HTML
9 106 (23.98%) CSS
9 106 (23.98%) MS Excel
10 105 (23.76%) Oracle
11 95 (21.49%) JavaScript
12 85 (19.23%) Windows
12 85 (19.23%) Degree
13 64 (14.48%) Web Services
13 64 (14.48%) T-SQL
14 59 (13.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 58 (13.12%) jQuery
15 58 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 56 (12.67%) Finance
17 55 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (11.76%) OO
19 51 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
20 49 (11.09%) VB.NET
21 47 (10.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 46 (10.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 46 (10.41%) SDLC
23 45 (10.18%) XML
24 44 (9.95%) ETL
24 44 (9.95%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.62%) IIS
3 14 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.71%) Node.js
5 11 (2.49%) Tornado
6 10 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.81%) CMS
8 7 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.36%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.90%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.68%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.68%) Confluence
11 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.45%) Apache
12 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 106 (23.98%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.85%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (4.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.13%) IaaS
3 5 (1.13%) PaaS
3 5 (1.13%) SaaS
4 4 (0.90%) Office 365
5 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.85%) Firewall
2 10 (2.26%) Internet
2 10 (2.26%) SAN
3 8 (1.81%) DNS
3 8 (1.81%) VPN
4 7 (1.58%) WAN
5 6 (1.36%) LAN
6 5 (1.13%) DHCP
6 5 (1.13%) VLAN
6 5 (1.13%) VoIP
7 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.68%) NAS
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.45%) HTTP
9 2 (0.45%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 58 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (10.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (10.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 44 (9.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (9.50%) MySQL
6 42 (9.50%) Relational Database
7 40 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (7.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (4.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 15 (3.39%) DB2
10 15 (3.39%) SQLite
11 14 (3.17%) RDBMS
12 13 (2.94%) OLAP
13 10 (2.26%) OLAP Cube
14 9 (2.04%) Power BI
15 8 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (1.58%) PowerPivot
17 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (8.37%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.94%) Selenium
4 11 (2.49%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.26%) Subversion
6 8 (1.81%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.58%) JUnit
7 7 (1.58%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.36%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.36%) JMeter
8 6 (1.36%) NUnit
9 5 (1.13%) Moq
9 5 (1.13%) MSTest
10 4 (0.90%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.90%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.68%) JIRA
11 3 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.45%) NuGet
12 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.23%) NMock
General
1 56 (12.67%) Finance
2 37 (8.37%) Advertising
3 17 (3.85%) Games
3 17 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.94%) Marketing
4 13 (2.94%) Retail
5 12 (2.71%) Electronics
6 9 (2.04%) Legal
7 7 (1.58%) Law
8 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (51.13%) Developer
2 105 (23.76%) .NET Developer
3 62 (14.03%) Analyst
4 60 (13.57%) C# Developer
5 54 (12.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (10.86%) Senior Developer
7 44 (9.95%) Software Developer
8 33 (7.47%) Senior .NET Developer
9 32 (7.24%) ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (7.24%) SQL Developer
10 31 (7.01%) Junior
11 29 (6.56%) Support Analyst
12 27 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 27 (6.11%) Consultant
12 27 (6.11%) DBA
12 27 (6.11%) Software Engineer
13 22 (4.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 21 (4.75%) SQL DBA
15 20 (4.52%) Junior Developer
15 20 (4.52%) Remedy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (43.67%) .NET
2 131 (29.64%) ASP.NET
3 118 (26.70%) HTML
4 106 (23.98%) CSS
5 64 (14.48%) Web Services
6 58 (13.12%) jQuery
7 51 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 45 (10.18%) XML
9 43 (9.73%) WCF
10 39 (8.82%) HTML5
11 37 (8.37%) .NET Framework
12 34 (7.69%) AngularJS
13 30 (6.79%) CSS3
14 20 (4.52%) SOAP
15 19 (4.30%) Middleware
16 18 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (4.07%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 16 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
19 13 (2.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.71%) Informatics
6 11 (2.49%) Life Science
6 11 (2.49%) Replication
7 6 (1.36%) Clustering
7 6 (1.36%) Health Informatics
8 5 (1.13%) Fintech
8 5 (1.13%) User Experience
9 4 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.90%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.90%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.68%) AS400
10 3 (0.68%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (0.68%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 85 (19.23%) Windows
2 40 (9.05%) Windows Server
3 29 (6.56%) Linux
4 19 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.62%) Unix
7 10 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.13%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.13%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.68%) OS/400
10 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.45%) Android
11 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (27.83%) MVC
3 55 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (11.76%) OO
5 46 (10.41%) SDLC
6 44 (9.95%) ETL
7 43 (9.73%) Scrum
8 41 (9.28%) Software Engineering
9 38 (8.60%) Analytics
10 31 (7.01%) ITIL
11 29 (6.56%) TDD
11 29 (6.56%) Web Development
12 25 (5.66%) OOD
13 23 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (4.30%) DevOps
15 17 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
16 16 (3.62%) Migration
17 15 (3.39%) Project Management
18 14 (3.17%) Data Modelling
18 14 (3.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 238 (53.85%) SQL
2 182 (41.18%) C#
3 95 (21.49%) JavaScript
4 64 (14.48%) T-SQL
5 49 (11.09%) VB.NET
6 33 (7.47%) Java
7 24 (5.43%) C++
7 24 (5.43%) Python
8 15 (3.39%) PHP
9 14 (3.17%) C
9 14 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.17%) VB
10 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.90%) Delphi
10 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.68%) Korn
11 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.45%) VBA
13 1 (0.23%) Uniface
13 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 85 (19.23%) Degree
2 27 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.26%) MCSE
5 10 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (2.04%) ISEB
6 9 (2.04%) MCITP
7 7 (1.58%) VCP5
8 6 (1.36%) CCNA
8 6 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.36%) MCP
9 4 (0.90%) CCA
9 4 (0.90%) CCNP
9 4 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.90%) MCSA
9 4 (0.90%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.68%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.24%) QA
2 13 (2.94%) SLA
3 6 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.58%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.13%) XenApp
6 4 (0.90%) Docker
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.90%) vSphere
7 3 (0.68%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.36%) WSUS
2 4 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.23%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.23%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 180 (40.72%) Microsoft
2 105 (23.76%) Oracle
3 36 (8.14%) VMware
4 23 (5.20%) Remedy
5 20 (4.52%) BMC
6 19 (4.30%) Cisco
7 15 (3.39%) IBM
8 14 (3.17%) Citrix
9 12 (2.71%) SAP
10 11 (2.49%) Sybase
11 8 (1.81%) Dell
11 8 (1.81%) HP
12 5 (1.13%) Avaya
13 4 (0.90%) Adobe
13 4 (0.90%) Intel Security
13 4 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.90%) Sage
13 4 (0.90%) Veeam
14 3 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.68%) Splunk
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wales
Computer People
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent upon exp. plus benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £17000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Liga Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago