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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 192 214 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.29% 15.20% 18.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.48% 55.30% 70.35%
Number of salaries quoted 142 191 229
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,650
% change year-on-year
- +3.49%
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
388 387 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.87% 27.49% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 325 332 323
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 136 £37,000 +2.77% 15
Mid Wales +1 38 - -
West Wales -11 13 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North Wales -6 2 £25,000 -9.09%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 203 (49.63%) Microsoft
2 179 (43.77%) .NET
3 174 (42.54%) SQL
4 159 (38.88%) C#
5 154 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (26.16%) MVC
7 101 (24.69%) ASP.NET
8 100 (24.45%) MS Excel
9 97 (23.72%) Windows
10 95 (23.23%) Oracle
11 91 (22.25%) HTML
12 78 (19.07%) JavaScript
13 75 (18.34%) T-SQL
14 68 (16.63%) CSS
15 62 (15.16%) VMware
16 59 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 59 (14.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 57 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 56 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
19 52 (12.71%) OO
20 51 (12.47%) TDD
21 50 (12.22%) .NET Framework
21 50 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
21 50 (12.22%) VB.NET
21 50 (12.22%) Active Directory
21 50 (12.22%) Finance
22 49 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
23 48 (11.74%) jQuery
23 48 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC
24 46 (11.25%) SDLC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (6.85%) IIS
2 21 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.67%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.42%) Tornado
5 9 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.96%) CMS
7 7 (1.71%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.47%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.22%) Oracle 10gAS
9 5 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.98%) Apache
10 4 (0.98%) JBoss
10 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.73%) Confluence
11 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 100 (24.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.47%) Epicor Tropos
2 6 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.96%) SaaS
4 4 (0.98%) Office 365
5 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.49%) IaaS
5 2 (0.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.31%) DNS
2 27 (6.60%) Firewall
3 13 (3.18%) VPN
4 10 (2.44%) Internet
4 10 (2.44%) VLAN
5 8 (1.96%) LAN
5 8 (1.96%) WAN
6 6 (1.47%) Intranet
6 6 (1.47%) NAS
6 6 (1.47%) SAN
7 5 (1.22%) HTTP
7 5 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.98%) DHCP
9 3 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.73%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (0.73%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.73%) Network Security
9 3 (0.73%) VoIP
10 2 (0.49%) FTP
10 2 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 59 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 57 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (10.76%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (10.76%) MySQL
4 40 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (9.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (7.82%) Relational Database
7 24 (5.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 18 (4.40%) OLAP
9 17 (4.16%) RDBMS
9 17 (4.16%) SQLite
10 14 (3.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (2.93%) OLAP Cube
12 10 (2.44%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (1.71%) DB2
16 6 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (10.51%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.67%) Subversion
5 13 (3.18%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.69%) NUnit
7 10 (2.44%) Selenium
8 8 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.71%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.47%) JMeter
10 6 (1.47%) MSTest
11 5 (1.22%) JUnit
11 5 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (1.22%) PVCS
11 5 (1.22%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.98%) Moq
12 4 (0.98%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.73%) Mockito
13 3 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (12.22%) Finance
2 37 (9.05%) Advertising
3 16 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.71%) Marketing
5 6 (1.47%) Electronics
5 6 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.22%) Games
7 2 (0.49%) Banking
7 2 (0.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 191 (46.70%) Developer
2 76 (18.58%) .NET Developer
3 44 (10.76%) Analyst
4 41 (10.02%) Senior Developer
5 33 (8.07%) C# Developer
6 32 (7.82%) Software Developer
7 30 (7.33%) SQL Developer
8 25 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.38%) Consultant
9 22 (5.38%) Software Engineer
10 20 (4.89%) Senior .NET Developer
11 17 (4.16%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (4.16%) DBA
11 17 (4.16%) Junior
12 15 (3.67%) Junior Developer
13 14 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 14 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.42%) Database Developer
13 14 (3.42%) IT Manager
13 14 (3.42%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (43.77%) .NET
2 101 (24.69%) ASP.NET
3 91 (22.25%) HTML
4 68 (16.63%) CSS
5 50 (12.22%) .NET Framework
6 48 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (11.74%) jQuery
7 45 (11.00%) Web Services
8 40 (9.78%) WCF
9 32 (7.82%) XML
10 27 (6.60%) HTML5
11 24 (5.87%) Entity Framework
12 22 (5.38%) AngularJS
13 19 (4.65%) Ajax
13 19 (4.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 18 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 18 (4.40%) Middleware
15 16 (3.91%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (3.42%) Flask
16 14 (3.42%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.40%) Informatics
6 16 (3.91%) User Experience
7 14 (3.42%) Life Science
8 10 (2.44%) Clustering
9 8 (1.96%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.71%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.47%) Health Informatics
11 6 (1.47%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.22%) Fintech
13 4 (0.98%) Data Extraction
13 4 (0.98%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.98%) NHS
14 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.73%) EqualLogic
14 3 (0.73%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 97 (23.72%) Windows
2 43 (10.51%) Windows Server
3 31 (7.58%) Linux
4 29 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.91%) Unix
7 13 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.20%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.22%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.49%) Android
13 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (26.16%) MVC
3 56 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (12.71%) OO
5 51 (12.47%) TDD
6 46 (11.25%) SDLC
7 44 (10.76%) ITIL
7 44 (10.76%) Scrum
8 37 (9.05%) ETL
9 35 (8.56%) Analytics
10 33 (8.07%) Software Engineering
11 28 (6.85%) Project Management
12 25 (6.11%) DevOps
13 24 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (5.87%) OOD
14 22 (5.38%) Data Protection
15 21 (5.13%) ERP
16 18 (4.40%) Web Development
17 17 (4.16%) Problem Management
18 16 (3.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 174 (42.54%) SQL
2 159 (38.88%) C#
3 78 (19.07%) JavaScript
4 75 (18.34%) T-SQL
5 50 (12.22%) VB.NET
6 35 (8.56%) Java
7 27 (6.60%) C++
8 24 (5.87%) Python
9 17 (4.16%) PHP
10 15 (3.67%) VB
11 10 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.73%) C
12 3 (0.73%) Delphi
12 3 (0.73%) Groovy
12 3 (0.73%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.49%) R
13 2 (0.49%) VB6
13 2 (0.49%) X++
14 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (10.76%) Degree
2 23 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (2.93%) MCITP
6 7 (1.71%) ISEB
6 7 (1.71%) MCSE
7 5 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.73%) CCNA
9 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.73%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.49%) HND
10 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.49%) MCP
10 2 (0.49%) MCSA
11 1 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.38%) QA
2 17 (4.16%) SLA
3 4 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 49 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (10.02%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.96%) vSphere
5 5 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.98%) Docker
6 4 (0.98%) XenApp
6 4 (0.98%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.73%) Firmware
8 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (5.13%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (1.22%) WSUS
4 4 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) OpenView
5 1 (0.24%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.24%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 203 (49.63%) Microsoft
2 95 (23.23%) Oracle
3 62 (15.16%) VMware
4 32 (7.82%) HP
5 30 (7.33%) Veeam
6 29 (7.09%) 3PAR
7 23 (5.62%) Veritas
8 17 (4.16%) Remedy
9 16 (3.91%) SAP
10 15 (3.67%) Cisco
11 12 (2.93%) BMC
12 10 (2.44%) Sybase
13 7 (1.71%) Citrix
13 7 (1.71%) Dell
13 7 (1.71%) Sitecore
14 6 (1.47%) Epicor
14 6 (1.47%) JD Edwards
14 6 (1.47%) QAD
15 5 (1.22%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.22%) Serena
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £18000 - £31000 per annum + benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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IntaPeople
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Wales
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
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Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £21990 per annum
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Pembrokeshire
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