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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 196 196 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.65% 15.14% 22.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.87% 60.87% 73.51%
Number of salaries quoted 168 187 259
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
393 322 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.37% 24.86% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 339 291 354
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +3 170 £35,000 +2.94% 20
North Wales -4 18 £37,500 +7.14% 2
West Wales +1 6 £19,250 -26.66% 3
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (53.41%) SQL
2 211 (49.65%) Microsoft
3 179 (42.12%) .NET
4 143 (33.65%) C#
5 114 (26.82%) T-SQL
6 113 (26.59%) ASP.NET
7 111 (26.12%) Finance
8 106 (24.94%) Windows
9 105 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 100 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 95 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
13 92 (21.65%) HTML
14 87 (20.47%) MVC
15 85 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 83 (19.53%) JavaScript
16 83 (19.53%) SQL Server 2008
17 72 (16.94%) CSS
17 72 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
17 72 (16.94%) ETL
18 63 (14.82%) SQL Server 2005
19 60 (14.12%) Degree
20 53 (12.47%) VMware
20 53 (12.47%) jQuery
21 52 (12.24%) TDD
22 51 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
22 51 (12.00%) Scrum
23 50 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
23 50 (11.76%) WCF
23 50 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 33 (7.76%) IIS
2 21 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.71%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.47%) MS Exchange
5 17 (4.00%) Node.js
6 16 (3.76%) IBM HTTP Server
7 15 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (3.53%) Apache
8 14 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (3.29%) CMS
9 12 (2.82%) Tomcat
10 11 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.88%) Commerce Server
12 6 (1.41%) JBoss
13 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.18%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.94%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 85 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.00%) MS Office
3 6 (1.41%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.24%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
2 2 (0.47%) PaaS
2 2 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.65%) HTTP
2 19 (4.47%) Firewall
3 15 (3.53%) Internet
4 11 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.59%) DNS
5 10 (2.35%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (2.35%) iSCSI
5 10 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (2.12%) Intranet
6 9 (2.12%) SAN
7 6 (1.41%) VPN
8 4 (0.94%) NAS
8 4 (0.94%) DHCP
8 4 (0.94%) VoIP
8 4 (0.94%) SSL
9 3 (0.71%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.71%) SMTP
9 3 (0.71%) FTP
9 3 (0.71%) LAN
10 2 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 100 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (19.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (14.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 51 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 50 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (6.59%) OLTP
9 26 (6.12%) MySQL
10 23 (5.41%) DTS
11 19 (4.47%) Relational Database
11 19 (4.47%) NoSQL
12 18 (4.24%) OLAP
13 12 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (2.82%) Oracle Database
14 9 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (2.12%) OLAP Cube
15 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (1.88%) MS Access
16 7 (1.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (5.18%) NUnit
3 20 (4.71%) Visual Studio
4 19 (4.47%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (2.82%) Selenium
6 12 (2.82%) MSTest
7 9 (2.12%) Moq
8 8 (1.88%) JMeter
9 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.41%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.18%) JUnit
11 5 (1.18%) Subversion
12 4 (0.94%) Maven
12 4 (0.94%) EasyMock
12 4 (0.94%) Mockito
12 4 (0.94%) StyleCop
12 4 (0.94%) Ant
13 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 111 (26.12%) Finance
2 34 (8.00%) Advertising
3 10 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.12%) Marketing
5 7 (1.65%) Law
6 6 (1.41%) Banking
7 5 (1.18%) Back Office
8 3 (0.71%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 224 (52.71%) Developer
2 90 (21.18%) .NET Developer
3 69 (16.24%) DBA
4 68 (16.00%) Analyst
5 57 (13.41%) SQL DBA
6 50 (11.76%) Administrator
7 30 (7.06%) C# Developer
8 29 (6.82%) SQL Developer
9 24 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 23 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
11 21 (4.94%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 16 (3.76%) Web Developer
14 16 (3.76%) SQL Server DBA
15 15 (3.53%) Support Analyst
15 15 (3.53%) Business Analyst
16 13 (3.06%) Java Developer
17 11 (2.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 11 (2.59%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (42.12%) .NET
2 113 (26.59%) ASP.NET
3 92 (21.65%) HTML
4 72 (16.94%) CSS
5 53 (12.47%) jQuery
6 50 (11.76%) WCF
7 49 (11.53%) .NET Framework
8 48 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (9.88%) XML
10 33 (7.76%) Entity Framework
11 31 (7.29%) Ajax
12 29 (6.82%) Web Services
13 24 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (4.94%) AngularJS
14 21 (4.94%) RESTful
15 19 (4.47%) HTML5
16 17 (4.00%) Castle Windsor
17 14 (3.29%) XSLT
18 13 (3.06%) Spring
19 12 (2.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.35%) AS400
3 20 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.82%) Clustering
7 10 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
7 10 (2.35%) EqualLogic
7 10 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (2.12%) Replication
8 9 (2.12%) N-Tier
8 9 (2.12%) Tandem
9 6 (1.41%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.41%) Data Extraction
9 6 (1.41%) GIS
10 5 (1.18%) FMCG
10 5 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.94%) Wiki
11 4 (0.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 106 (24.94%) Windows
2 50 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (8.00%) Linux
5 30 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (5.65%) OS/400
7 13 (3.06%) UNIX
8 10 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (1.88%) Android
10 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.94%) AIX
12 3 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.47%) CentOS
13 2 (0.47%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.47%) Solaris
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
3 87 (20.47%) MVC
4 72 (16.94%) ETL
5 52 (12.24%) TDD
6 51 (12.00%) Scrum
7 33 (7.76%) Web Application Development
8 29 (6.82%) Kimball Methodology
9 25 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 24 (5.65%) CRM
10 24 (5.65%) Migration
11 23 (5.41%) BDD
12 21 (4.94%) Data Migration
13 18 (4.24%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.00%) ITIL
15 16 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (3.29%) Line Management
18 13 (3.06%) OO
19 12 (2.82%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 227 (53.41%) SQL
2 143 (33.65%) C#
3 114 (26.82%) T-SQL
4 83 (19.53%) JavaScript
5 36 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 33 (7.76%) Java
7 16 (3.76%) PHP
8 15 (3.53%) Ruby
8 15 (3.53%) VB
9 9 (2.12%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.88%) VB6
11 7 (1.65%) C++
12 6 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.41%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.18%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.94%) VBA
14 4 (0.94%) COBOL
15 3 (0.71%) XAML
15 3 (0.71%) Python
16 2 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (14.12%) Degree
2 36 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (7.06%) VCP5
4 13 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.06%) MCITP
5 12 (2.82%) MCSE
6 9 (2.12%) MCDBA
6 9 (2.12%) MCP
7 8 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.88%) CCNP
8 5 (1.18%) CCNA
8 5 (1.18%) ISEB
8 5 (1.18%) MCSA
9 4 (0.94%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.12%) QA
2 8 (1.88%) SLA
3 7 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.24%) Nagios
3 1 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.24%) SCOM
3 1 (0.24%) Graphite
Vendors
1 211 (49.65%) Microsoft
2 53 (12.47%) VMware
3 48 (11.29%) Oracle
4 32 (7.53%) Cognos
5 27 (6.35%) IBM
6 23 (5.41%) Cisco
7 18 (4.24%) Facebook
8 16 (3.76%) Citrix
9 11 (2.59%) HP
10 10 (2.35%) Dell
11 7 (1.65%) Teradata
11 7 (1.65%) Informatica
12 6 (1.41%) SAP
13 4 (0.94%) hybris
13 4 (0.94%) Twitter
13 4 (0.94%) Veritas
13 4 (0.94%) Symantec
13 4 (0.94%) ESRI
14 3 (0.71%) Remedy
14 3 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
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