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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 209 239 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.19% 17.74% 20.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.45% 68.68% 73.47%
Number of salaries quoted 179 228 227
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
391 348 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.42% 25.84% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 324 324 303
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,950 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -2 189 £36,000 +2.85% 21
North Wales -4 12 £27,500 -15.38% 1
West Wales +2 5 £20,000 -23.07%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 209 (51.10%) SQL
2 205 (50.12%) .NET
3 186 (45.48%) Microsoft
4 160 (39.12%) C#
5 134 (32.76%) ASP.NET
6 122 (29.83%) HTML
7 111 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
8 108 (26.41%) MS Excel
9 107 (26.16%) Windows
10 98 (23.96%) JavaScript
10 98 (23.96%) T-SQL
11 97 (23.72%) MVC
12 85 (20.78%) Finance
13 82 (20.05%) CSS
14 81 (19.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 74 (18.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 71 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 68 (16.63%) Degree
17 68 (16.63%) Scrum
18 65 (15.89%) jQuery
18 65 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
19 59 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
20 56 (13.69%) XML
21 53 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
22 51 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
23 47 (11.49%) Java
23 47 (11.49%) WCF
24 46 (11.25%) Web Services
24 46 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
24 46 (11.25%) SDLC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (5.87%) IIS
2 23 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.69%) Apache
5 11 (2.69%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.71%) Node.js
7 7 (1.71%) JBoss
7 7 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.98%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.98%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.98%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.73%) CMS
11 2 (0.49%) Orchard CMS
11 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 108 (26.41%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS Project
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.24%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.73%) Office 365
4 2 (0.49%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.62%) HTTP
2 10 (2.44%) Firewall
3 8 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.71%) VPN
4 7 (1.71%) SAN
4 7 (1.71%) Internet
5 6 (1.47%) DNS
6 5 (1.22%) VoIP
6 5 (1.22%) WAN
6 5 (1.22%) DHCP
7 4 (0.98%) LAN
7 4 (0.98%) SSL
7 4 (0.98%) Intranet
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (0.73%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.73%) FTP
8 3 (0.73%) SMTP
8 3 (0.73%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (19.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 74 (18.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 51 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (10.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (4.65%) DTS
9 19 (4.65%) OLTP
10 15 (3.67%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.93%) MySQL
12 9 (2.20%) OLAP
12 9 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (1.96%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.71%) DB2
15 6 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.22%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 46 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (10.02%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.40%) Selenium
4 16 (3.91%) NUnit
5 13 (3.18%) JMeter
6 12 (2.93%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (2.69%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.20%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.47%) Subversion
10 5 (1.22%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.98%) Maven
11 4 (0.98%) MSTest
12 3 (0.73%) StyleCop
12 3 (0.73%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.73%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.73%) Moq
13 2 (0.49%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.49%) JIRA
13 2 (0.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 85 (20.78%) Finance
2 25 (6.11%) Advertising
3 19 (4.65%) Marketing
4 9 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.71%) Law
6 6 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.22%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 210 (51.34%) Developer
2 103 (25.18%) .NET Developer
3 66 (16.14%) DBA
4 63 (15.40%) Analyst
5 54 (13.20%) Administrator
6 53 (12.96%) SQL DBA
7 44 (10.76%) C# Developer
8 34 (8.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (6.11%) Lead Developer
10 20 (4.89%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.16%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (3.42%) SQL Developer
13 13 (3.18%) SQL Server DBA
13 13 (3.18%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.93%) Junior
14 12 (2.93%) Software Engineer
15 11 (2.69%) Support Analyst
15 11 (2.69%) Java Developer
16 10 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
16 10 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (50.12%) .NET
2 134 (32.76%) ASP.NET
3 122 (29.83%) HTML
4 82 (20.05%) CSS
5 65 (15.89%) jQuery
6 59 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (13.69%) XML
8 47 (11.49%) WCF
9 46 (11.25%) Web Services
10 30 (7.33%) .NET Framework
11 29 (7.09%) AngularJS
12 22 (5.38%) HTML5
13 20 (4.89%) Entity Framework
14 17 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (3.91%) Ajax
16 14 (3.42%) SOAP
17 13 (3.18%) RESTful
18 12 (2.93%) Castle Windsor
19 11 (2.69%) REST
19 11 (2.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.65%) AS400
4 15 (3.67%) Clustering
5 11 (2.69%) Replication
5 11 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.20%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.20%) Tandem
7 7 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.47%) Data Extraction
9 5 (1.22%) Social Network
9 5 (1.22%) FMCG
10 4 (0.98%) iSeries
10 4 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.98%) Statistics
10 4 (0.98%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 107 (26.16%) Windows
2 38 (9.29%) Linux
3 33 (8.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (4.16%) OS/400
7 11 (2.69%) UNIX
8 10 (2.44%) Android
9 8 (1.96%) AIX
10 7 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.47%) Solaris
12 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.49%) CentOS
15 2 (0.49%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (23.72%) MVC
3 68 (16.63%) Scrum
4 65 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (11.25%) SDLC
6 36 (8.80%) ETL
6 36 (8.80%) TDD
7 30 (7.33%) CRM
7 30 (7.33%) Mentoring
8 24 (5.87%) Kimball Methodology
9 22 (5.38%) Web Application Development
9 22 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (4.89%) ITIL
11 17 (4.16%) Software Engineering
12 16 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (3.42%) OO
14 13 (3.18%) BDD
15 12 (2.93%) Performance Monitoring
15 12 (2.93%) Line Management
15 12 (2.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 209 (51.10%) SQL
2 160 (39.12%) C#
3 98 (23.96%) JavaScript
3 98 (23.96%) T-SQL
4 47 (11.49%) Java
5 34 (8.31%) VB.NET
6 15 (3.67%) PHP
7 13 (3.18%) VB
8 10 (2.44%) C++
9 9 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.96%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.71%) VB6
11 7 (1.71%) Ruby
12 5 (1.22%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.98%) Perl
13 4 (0.98%) COBOL
13 4 (0.98%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.73%) Python
15 2 (0.49%) VBA
15 2 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (16.63%) Degree
2 19 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.91%) VCP5
3 16 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (2.93%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.44%) ISEB
6 8 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.96%) MCITP
7 7 (1.71%) MCSA
7 7 (1.71%) CCNA
8 6 (1.47%) MCSE
9 5 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.73%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.73%) CCNP
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.49%) MCTS
12 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.91%) QA
2 8 (1.96%) SLA
3 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.49%) SCCM
2 2 (0.49%) SCOM
3 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.24%) Graphite
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 186 (45.48%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.78%) Oracle
3 38 (9.29%) VMware
4 25 (6.11%) Cognos
5 24 (5.87%) IBM
6 12 (2.93%) Cisco
7 11 (2.69%) Citrix
7 11 (2.69%) Facebook
8 10 (2.44%) HP
9 5 (1.22%) NetApp
9 5 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.22%) Sage
9 5 (1.22%) Veeam
9 5 (1.22%) Red Gate
10 4 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.98%) 3PAR
10 4 (0.98%) Teradata
10 4 (0.98%) ESRI
10 4 (0.98%) Informatica
10 4 (0.98%) Twitter
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Monmouthshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chepstow, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + 20 days holiday + bank holidays on
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Brecon, Powys
ExeGesIS
Salary: From £33,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales
Salary: From £21,692 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £28,000 to £34,000
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35k- £40k(Depending on Experience)
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £33,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago