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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 190 189 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.73% 15.65% 22.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.80% 60.77% 65.14%
Number of salaries quoted 172 175 270
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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
406 311 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.34% 25.75% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 354 271 390
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +3 150 £36,000 +7.46% 23
North Wales +2 31 £35,250 -11.87% 4
West Wales -4 5 £35,000 - 1
Mid Wales - 3 £30,000 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 235 (54.78%) SQL
2 219 (51.05%) Microsoft
3 174 (40.56%) .NET
4 139 (32.40%) C#
5 124 (28.90%) T-SQL
6 117 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 115 (26.81%) Business Intelligence
7 115 (26.81%) Finance
8 113 (26.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 110 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 109 (25.41%) ASP.NET
11 101 (23.54%) SQL Server 2008
12 89 (20.75%) HTML
12 89 (20.75%) Windows
13 88 (20.51%) ETL
14 87 (20.28%) MVC
15 84 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
16 83 (19.35%) JavaScript
17 81 (18.88%) CSS
17 81 (18.88%) MS Excel
18 67 (15.62%) SQL Server 2012
19 66 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
20 60 (13.99%) TDD
20 60 (13.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 53 (12.35%) .NET Framework
21 53 (12.35%) VMware
22 50 (11.66%) jQuery
23 49 (11.42%) WCF
24 46 (10.72%) Scrum
25 45 (10.49%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (6.29%) IIS
2 20 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.66%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.66%) WebSphere
2 20 (4.66%) Node.js
3 17 (3.96%) CMS
4 16 (3.73%) IBM HTTP Server
5 15 (3.50%) Apache
5 15 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.86%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.86%) Commerce Server
9 5 (1.17%) JBoss
9 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.93%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.70%) Lync
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 81 (18.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.80%) MS Office
3 7 (1.63%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.23%) Sage ERP X3
4 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.47%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) PaaS
3 2 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.90%) Firewall
2 20 (4.66%) HTTP
3 14 (3.26%) Internet
4 12 (2.80%) SAN
5 11 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.56%) DNS
5 11 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 9 (2.10%) Intranet
8 5 (1.17%) LAN
9 4 (0.93%) NAS
10 3 (0.70%) VoIP
10 3 (0.70%) WAN
10 3 (0.70%) DHCP
10 3 (0.70%) VPN
11 2 (0.47%) Network Security
12 1 (0.23%) Skype
12 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 113 (26.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (23.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 84 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (15.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 66 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 60 (13.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (9.32%) OLTP
9 32 (7.46%) DTS
10 26 (6.06%) MySQL
11 23 (5.36%) NoSQL
12 21 (4.90%) OLAP
13 17 (3.96%) Relational Database
14 13 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (2.80%) OLAP Cube
16 11 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (2.33%) MS Access
17 10 (2.33%) Oracle Database
18 9 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 17 (3.96%) NUnit
5 15 (3.50%) MSTest
5 15 (3.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (2.80%) Selenium
7 9 (2.10%) Moq
8 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.63%) Subversion
9 7 (1.63%) JMeter
10 6 (1.40%) JUnit
10 6 (1.40%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.17%) Ant
11 5 (1.17%) Maven
11 5 (1.17%) Mockito
11 5 (1.17%) EasyMock
12 2 (0.47%) Toad
12 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 115 (26.81%) Finance
2 44 (10.26%) Advertising
3 18 (4.20%) Banking
4 14 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.10%) Marketing
5 9 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.86%) Retail
7 6 (1.40%) Law
8 4 (0.93%) Legal
8 4 (0.93%) Electronics
9 3 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.47%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 230 (53.61%) Developer
2 85 (19.81%) .NET Developer
3 71 (16.55%) Analyst
4 65 (15.15%) DBA
5 48 (11.19%) SQL DBA
6 46 (10.72%) Administrator
7 33 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 28 (6.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 22 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 20 (4.66%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.66%) Senior Developer
10 20 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
10 20 (4.66%) Business Analyst
11 16 (3.73%) Web Developer
12 14 (3.26%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.26%) Java Developer
13 12 (2.80%) SQL Server DBA
14 11 (2.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 10 (2.33%) Project Engineer
16 9 (2.10%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (40.56%) .NET
2 109 (25.41%) ASP.NET
3 89 (20.75%) HTML
4 81 (18.88%) CSS
5 53 (12.35%) .NET Framework
6 50 (11.66%) jQuery
7 49 (11.42%) WCF
8 44 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (8.16%) XML
10 34 (7.93%) Ajax
10 34 (7.93%) Entity Framework
11 32 (7.46%) Web Services
12 30 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (5.83%) RESTful
14 23 (5.36%) HTML5
15 15 (3.50%) Castle Windsor
16 14 (3.26%) Spring
17 13 (3.03%) WinForms
17 13 (3.03%) Hibernate
17 13 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.59%) AS400
3 23 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (5.13%) Clustering
5 15 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.56%) EqualLogic
7 11 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (2.33%) Replication
9 8 (1.86%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (1.63%) Tandem
11 6 (1.40%) GIS
11 6 (1.40%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.17%) FMCG
12 5 (1.17%) iPad
12 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.17%) Wiki
12 5 (1.17%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 89 (20.75%) Windows
2 41 (9.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (6.53%) Linux
5 21 (4.90%) OS/400
6 20 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (2.10%) Android
8 9 (2.10%) UNIX
9 6 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.93%) AIX
11 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (26.81%) Business Intelligence
2 110 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (20.51%) ETL
4 87 (20.28%) MVC
5 60 (13.99%) TDD
6 46 (10.72%) Scrum
7 35 (8.16%) Web Application Development
8 30 (6.99%) Migration
9 29 (6.76%) Kimball Methodology
10 28 (6.53%) BDD
10 28 (6.53%) Mentoring
11 27 (6.29%) Data Migration
12 24 (5.59%) Unit Testing
13 22 (5.13%) Project Management
14 18 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (3.73%) OO
15 16 (3.73%) Data Transformation
16 15 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (3.50%) ITIL
17 14 (3.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 235 (54.78%) SQL
2 139 (32.40%) C#
3 124 (28.90%) T-SQL
4 83 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 38 (8.86%) VB.NET
6 28 (6.53%) Java
7 18 (4.20%) Ruby
8 17 (3.96%) VB
9 14 (3.26%) PHP
10 9 (2.10%) VB6
11 7 (1.63%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.40%) VBA
13 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.17%) C++
14 4 (0.93%) COBOL
14 4 (0.93%) Python
14 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.93%) XAML
15 3 (0.70%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (10.49%) Degree
2 35 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (6.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 27 (6.29%) VCP5
4 13 (3.03%) MCITP
4 13 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.80%) MCSE
6 10 (2.33%) MCDBA
7 9 (2.10%) MCP
8 8 (1.86%) CCNP
9 5 (1.17%) CCNA
9 5 (1.17%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.93%) SAP Certification
10 4 (0.93%) ISEB
10 4 (0.93%) MCSA
11 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.23%) HND
12 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.10%) QA
2 7 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.63%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.70%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.93%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.23%) Graphite
3 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 219 (51.05%) Microsoft
2 53 (12.35%) VMware
3 42 (9.79%) Cognos
4 41 (9.56%) Oracle
5 26 (6.06%) Cisco
6 25 (5.83%) IBM
7 21 (4.90%) Facebook
8 15 (3.50%) Citrix
9 11 (2.56%) HP
9 11 (2.56%) Dell
10 8 (1.86%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.86%) SAP
11 7 (1.63%) Informatica
11 7 (1.63%) Teradata
12 5 (1.17%) hybris
13 4 (0.93%) ESRI
13 4 (0.93%) Symantec
13 4 (0.93%) Veritas
13 4 (0.93%) Twitter
13 4 (0.93%) LexisNexis
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South Wales
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Conwy, Gwynedd
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wales
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Based on experience +Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Proactive Appointments
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus, pension and health cover
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per week
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Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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