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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 226 233 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.08% 17.01% 18.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.16% 49.79% 66.10%
Number of salaries quoted 189 211 182
Average salary £34,368 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.35% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,516
% change year-on-year
- +6.62%
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
382 468 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.87% 34.16% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 327 427 272
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +2 187 £35,000 -6.66% 35
West Wales +4 22 £26,000 -30.66% 3
Mid Wales +1 9 £32,000 +14.28%
North Wales -6 8 £31,250 -16.66%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 258 (58.90%) SQL
2 215 (49.09%) .NET
3 191 (43.61%) C#
4 170 (38.81%) Microsoft
5 167 (38.13%) ASP.NET
6 158 (36.07%) MVC
7 146 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 137 (31.28%) HTML
9 132 (30.14%) CSS
10 117 (26.71%) MS Excel
11 114 (26.03%) JavaScript
12 97 (22.15%) Oracle
13 93 (21.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 81 (18.49%) jQuery
15 80 (18.26%) Windows
16 75 (17.12%) Degree
17 69 (15.75%) Web Services
18 65 (14.84%) Scrum
18 65 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
19 59 (13.47%) CSS3
20 58 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 56 (12.79%) T-SQL
22 55 (12.56%) HTML5
23 54 (12.33%) Visual Studio
23 54 (12.33%) SDLC
24 53 (12.10%) WCF
25 50 (11.42%) Finance
26 48 (10.96%) VB.NET
27 45 (10.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 45 (10.27%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (3.65%) MS Exchange
1 16 (3.65%) Node.js
2 15 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.97%) IIS
4 10 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.60%) CMS
6 7 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.91%) Apache
8 4 (0.91%) Drupal
8 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.68%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.23%) DNN
11 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 117 (26.71%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.65%) MS Office
3 5 (1.14%) Fireworks
3 5 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.23%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.91%) Office 365
3 4 (0.91%) SaaS
4 3 (0.68%) IaaS
4 3 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.74%) SAN
2 8 (1.83%) Internet
2 8 (1.83%) WAN
3 7 (1.60%) LAN
4 6 (1.37%) HTTP
5 5 (1.14%) DNS
5 5 (1.14%) Firewall
5 5 (1.14%) VPN
6 4 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.91%) VoIP
7 3 (0.68%) DHCP
7 3 (0.68%) NAS
8 2 (0.46%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.46%) LDAP
8 2 (0.46%) VLAN
9 1 (0.23%) Intranet
9 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.23%) MPLS
9 1 (0.23%) SSL
9 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 58 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (10.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (8.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 35 (7.99%) Relational Database
6 34 (7.76%) MySQL
7 33 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (7.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (3.88%) DB2
11 15 (3.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (2.74%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (2.51%) OLAP
14 10 (2.28%) MongoDB
15 9 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (2.05%) MS Access
16 8 (1.83%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 54 (12.33%) Visual Studio
2 36 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.57%) Subversion
4 18 (4.11%) Git (software)
5 15 (3.42%) JUnit
5 15 (3.42%) SoapUI
6 10 (2.28%) Selenium
7 6 (1.37%) JMeter
8 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.68%) Moq
8 3 (0.68%) MSTest
8 3 (0.68%) NUnit
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.68%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.46%) Ant
9 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.46%) Maven
9 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.23%) GitLab
General
1 50 (11.42%) Finance
2 39 (8.90%) Advertising
3 16 (3.65%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.42%) Games
4 15 (3.42%) Marketing
5 8 (1.83%) Law
5 8 (1.83%) Retail
6 7 (1.60%) Electronics
6 7 (1.60%) Legal
7 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 258 (58.90%) Developer
2 143 (32.65%) .NET Developer
3 82 (18.72%) Analyst
4 61 (13.93%) C# Developer
5 60 (13.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (11.42%) Senior Developer
7 40 (9.13%) Support Analyst
8 39 (8.90%) Senior .NET Developer
9 31 (7.08%) SQL Developer
10 30 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (6.16%) Software Developer
12 26 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (5.71%) DBA
13 25 (5.71%) Junior
14 23 (5.25%) Lead Developer
15 22 (5.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 22 (5.02%) SQL Analyst
15 22 (5.02%) SQL DBA
16 19 (4.34%) Java Developer
17 17 (3.88%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (49.09%) .NET
2 167 (38.13%) ASP.NET
3 137 (31.28%) HTML
4 132 (30.14%) CSS
5 93 (21.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 81 (18.49%) jQuery
7 69 (15.75%) Web Services
8 59 (13.47%) CSS3
9 55 (12.56%) HTML5
10 53 (12.10%) WCF
11 35 (7.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (7.99%) XML
12 33 (7.53%) SOAP
13 32 (7.31%) AngularJS
14 29 (6.62%) .NET Framework
15 19 (4.34%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (4.34%) Spring
16 17 (3.88%) Hibernate
17 15 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 13 (2.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.60%) BBC
5 7 (1.60%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.60%) Replication
5 7 (1.60%) Social Media
6 6 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.14%) Clustering
7 5 (1.14%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.68%) AS400
9 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.68%) Fintech
9 3 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.68%) User Experience
10 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 80 (18.26%) Windows
2 41 (9.36%) Windows Server
3 24 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (4.57%) Linux
6 17 (3.88%) Unix
7 14 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.91%) Android
10 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.68%) OS/400
11 2 (0.46%) AIX
11 2 (0.46%) Solaris
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (36.07%) MVC
2 146 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (14.84%) Scrum
4 54 (12.33%) SDLC
5 44 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (9.36%) OO
7 34 (7.76%) TDD
8 31 (7.08%) Software Engineering
9 29 (6.62%) ITIL
10 26 (5.94%) ETL
11 25 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.57%) Web Application Development
13 19 (4.34%) Web Development
14 18 (4.11%) BDD
14 18 (4.11%) Project Management
15 17 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (3.88%) Unit Testing
15 17 (3.88%) Waterfall
16 15 (3.42%) People Management
17 14 (3.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 258 (58.90%) SQL
2 191 (43.61%) C#
3 114 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 56 (12.79%) T-SQL
5 48 (10.96%) VB.NET
6 40 (9.13%) Java
7 15 (3.42%) VB
8 14 (3.20%) C
9 11 (2.51%) C++
9 11 (2.51%) PHP
10 8 (1.83%) VBA
11 7 (1.60%) Python
11 7 (1.60%) Ruby
12 5 (1.14%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.68%) Korn
15 1 (0.23%) Perl
15 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (17.12%) Degree
2 21 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.28%) ISEB
5 10 (2.28%) MCITP
6 9 (2.05%) CCNA
6 9 (2.05%) VCP5
7 8 (1.83%) CCNP
7 8 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.60%) MCSE
9 6 (1.37%) CCA
9 6 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.14%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.46%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.53%) QA
2 12 (2.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.46%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (6.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.14%) vSphere
5 4 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.68%) DFS Replication
6 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.23%) Ceph
8 1 (0.23%) Docker
8 1 (0.23%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.23%) iptables
8 1 (0.23%) LXC
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.23%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) WSUS
2 1 (0.23%) Ansible
2 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.23%) CFEngine
2 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.23%) Nagios
2 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) Salt
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) SCOM
2 1 (0.23%) SELinux
2 1 (0.23%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 170 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 97 (22.15%) Oracle
3 28 (6.39%) VMware
4 22 (5.02%) Cisco
5 11 (2.51%) IBM
6 10 (2.28%) Citrix
6 10 (2.28%) Facebook
6 10 (2.28%) SAP
7 9 (2.05%) Apple
7 9 (2.05%) Remedy
8 8 (1.83%) BMC
9 7 (1.60%) Google
9 7 (1.60%) Sony
9 7 (1.60%) Yahoo!
10 6 (1.37%) Dell
10 6 (1.37%) HP
11 5 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.14%) Sybase
12 4 (0.91%) NetApp
12 4 (0.91%) Sitecore
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales
Sonovate
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Carmarthen, Dyfed
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: From £20,253 to £22,212 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Oho Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps IT
Salary: Up tp £30k p.a. plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago