The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 238 251 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.80% 20.14% 20.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.59% 74.04% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 227 226 176
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
347 339 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.95% 27.21% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 323 299 310
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -4 198 £35,000 +7.69% 31
North Wales +2 20 £32,500 +8.33% 8
West Wales -4 14 £26,000 -5.45% 6
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 236 (55.27%) .NET
2 215 (50.35%) Microsoft
3 213 (49.88%) SQL
4 192 (44.96%) C#
5 165 (38.64%) ASP.NET
6 137 (32.08%) HTML
7 128 (29.98%) Windows
8 114 (26.70%) MVC
9 113 (26.46%) CSS
10 108 (25.29%) JavaScript
11 89 (20.84%) .NET Framework
12 85 (19.91%) MS Excel
13 83 (19.44%) T-SQL
14 81 (18.97%) jQuery
15 77 (18.03%) WCF
15 77 (18.03%) OO
16 72 (16.86%) XML
16 72 (16.86%) WinForms
17 71 (16.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 69 (16.16%) Visual Studio
19 65 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 64 (14.99%) SQL Server 2008
21 63 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
22 61 (14.29%) Oracle
23 54 (12.65%) TDD
24 53 (12.41%) IIS
24 53 (12.41%) Web Services
25 52 (12.18%) Scrum
26 50 (11.71%) VB.NET
26 50 (11.71%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 53 (12.41%) IIS
2 42 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.62%) CMS
4 14 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.28%) FileNet
5 13 (3.04%) Confluence
5 13 (3.04%) LiveCycle
6 11 (2.58%) Commerce Server
7 8 (1.87%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.64%) Apache
9 6 (1.41%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.94%) Node.js
10 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.94%) Site Server
10 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.70%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 85 (19.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.70%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.58%) PaaS
2 11 (2.58%) IaaS
3 9 (2.11%) GitHub
4 5 (1.17%) Office 365
4 5 (1.17%) SaaS
5 4 (0.94%) Basecamp
5 4 (0.94%) Trello
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.15%) Internet
2 21 (4.92%) Firewall
2 21 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 20 (4.68%) SAN
4 19 (4.45%) DNS
5 8 (1.87%) Intranet
5 8 (1.87%) NAS
6 5 (1.17%) DHCP
7 4 (0.94%) LAN
7 4 (0.94%) WAN
7 4 (0.94%) VLAN
7 4 (0.94%) HTTP
8 3 (0.70%) DVB
8 3 (0.70%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.70%) VPN
9 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.47%) SSL
9 2 (0.47%) VoIP
9 2 (0.47%) SMTP
9 2 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 65 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (14.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (10.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (8.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 26 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.98%) OLAP
8 17 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
9 16 (3.75%) NoSQL
10 15 (3.51%) Oracle Database
10 15 (3.51%) MongoDB
11 14 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (3.04%) MySQL
13 12 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (2.11%) RDBMS
16 6 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (16.16%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.03%) Subversion
3 28 (6.56%) NUnit
4 23 (5.39%) MSTest
4 23 (5.39%) Moq
5 20 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.98%) Hudson
7 15 (3.51%) JIRA
8 13 (3.04%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (3.04%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.81%) Maven
10 9 (2.11%) Mercurial
10 9 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.94%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.70%) JUnit
13 3 (0.70%) ClearQuest
14 2 (0.47%) Ant
14 2 (0.47%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.47%) NCover
General
1 45 (10.54%) Finance
2 16 (3.75%) Retail
3 13 (3.04%) Advertising
4 12 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.34%) Legal
5 10 (2.34%) Back Office
6 8 (1.87%) Marketing
7 4 (0.94%) Welsh Language
7 4 (0.94%) Electronics
7 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.70%) Law
8 3 (0.70%) French Language
8 3 (0.70%) German Language
8 3 (0.70%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.47%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 254 (59.48%) Developer
2 105 (24.59%) .NET Developer
3 81 (18.97%) Analyst
4 46 (10.77%) C# Developer
5 33 (7.73%) Senior Developer
6 32 (7.49%) Support Analyst
6 32 (7.49%) Software Developer
7 31 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (6.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (4.68%) Programmer
10 19 (4.45%) Software Engineer
10 19 (4.45%) PHP Developer
11 18 (4.22%) SQL Developer
11 18 (4.22%) Consultant
12 17 (3.98%) Web Developer
12 17 (3.98%) Java Developer
12 17 (3.98%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 17 (3.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (3.51%) Business Analyst
13 15 (3.51%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (55.27%) .NET
2 165 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 137 (32.08%) HTML
4 113 (26.46%) CSS
5 89 (20.84%) .NET Framework
6 81 (18.97%) jQuery
7 77 (18.03%) WCF
8 72 (16.86%) WinForms
8 72 (16.86%) XML
9 53 (12.41%) Web Services
10 50 (11.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 43 (10.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 41 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (7.96%) XHTML
14 28 (6.56%) XSLT
15 27 (6.32%) SOAP
16 25 (5.85%) HTML5
17 22 (5.15%) LINQ
18 19 (4.45%) WPF
18 19 (4.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.39%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.45%) Clustering
3 18 (4.22%) Open Source
4 16 (3.75%) N-Tier
5 14 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.81%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.58%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.11%) Social Network
9 9 (2.11%) GIS
9 9 (2.11%) Replication
9 9 (2.11%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.17%) Social Media
10 5 (1.17%) Kindle
11 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.94%) DTV
12 3 (0.70%) EPoS
12 3 (0.70%) STB
12 3 (0.70%) Statistics
12 3 (0.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 128 (29.98%) Windows
2 37 (8.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (5.62%) Linux
5 20 (4.68%) Android
6 19 (4.45%) Apple iOS
6 19 (4.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.75%) UNIX
8 12 (2.81%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.11%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.11%) Windows 2000
9 9 (2.11%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.87%) Windows Phone
11 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.41%) AIX
12 4 (0.94%) Solaris
13 3 (0.70%) Debian
14 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (26.70%) MVC
2 77 (18.03%) OO
3 63 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (12.65%) TDD
5 52 (12.18%) Scrum
6 50 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (7.03%) ITIL
8 28 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 28 (6.56%) Web Development
9 27 (6.32%) OOD
10 26 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (5.85%) SOA
12 23 (5.39%) Web Application Development
13 21 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (4.68%) ETL
14 20 (4.68%) SEO
15 19 (4.45%) Project Management
15 19 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (4.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 213 (49.88%) SQL
2 192 (44.96%) C#
3 108 (25.29%) JavaScript
4 83 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 50 (11.71%) VB.NET
6 49 (11.48%) Java
7 40 (9.37%) PHP
8 25 (5.85%) VB
9 14 (3.28%) Groovy
10 13 (3.04%) Scala
10 13 (3.04%) Clojure
11 9 (2.11%) Perl
12 8 (1.87%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.64%) C++
13 7 (1.64%) Python
14 5 (1.17%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.17%) XAML
14 5 (1.17%) VB6
15 4 (0.94%) Ruby
15 4 (0.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (6.79%) Degree
3 23 (5.39%) MCSE
4 15 (3.51%) MCP
5 9 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.87%) SAP Certification
7 7 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.64%) ISEB
8 6 (1.41%) CCNA
8 6 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.41%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.17%) MCSD
9 5 (1.17%) MCSA
10 4 (0.94%) MCITP
10 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.47%) CCNP
12 1 (0.23%) CCDP
12 1 (0.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.62%) QA
2 15 (3.51%) SLA
3 13 (3.04%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.98%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.70%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.70%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 215 (50.35%) Microsoft
2 61 (14.29%) Oracle
3 32 (7.49%) VMware
4 28 (6.56%) Cisco
5 25 (5.85%) HP
5 25 (5.85%) Twitter
6 20 (4.68%) IBM
7 17 (3.98%) SAP
8 15 (3.51%) Facebook
9 14 (3.28%) Adobe
10 11 (2.58%) Citrix
11 10 (2.34%) Sitecore
11 10 (2.34%) Google
12 9 (2.11%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.87%) Sybase
13 8 (1.87%) Symantec
14 7 (1.64%) Veritas
15 6 (1.41%) Red Hat
16 5 (1.17%) Xamarin
16 5 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
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