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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 225 172 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.61% 16.51% 21.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.45% 67.19% 61.95%
Number of salaries quoted 204 165 231
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
455 256 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.58% 24.57% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 421 240 350
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,200 £40,783
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 January 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 +4 184 £37,000 +15.62% 41
North Wales +2 32 £37,500 -6.25% 8
West Wales -4 5 £37,500 +22.95% 2
Mid Wales - 3 £21,750 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 259 (58.07%) SQL
2 214 (47.98%) Microsoft
3 182 (40.81%) .NET
4 162 (36.32%) C#
5 136 (30.49%) T-SQL
5 136 (30.49%) ASP.NET
6 121 (27.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 117 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (26.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 116 (26.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 111 (24.89%) MVC
10 109 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
11 108 (24.22%) HTML
12 97 (21.75%) JavaScript
13 90 (20.18%) MS Excel
14 88 (19.73%) ETL
15 86 (19.28%) CSS
15 86 (19.28%) Finance
16 78 (17.49%) Windows
17 77 (17.26%) Data Warehouse
18 74 (16.59%) .NET Framework
19 72 (16.14%) SQL Server 2012
20 71 (15.92%) TDD
21 69 (15.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 62 (13.90%) WCF
22 62 (13.90%) Oracle
23 61 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
24 59 (13.23%) jQuery
25 51 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
26 50 (11.21%) Advertising

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (7.85%) Node.js
2 20 (4.48%) IIS
3 19 (4.26%) CMS
4 18 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.14%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.02%) Umbraco
7 9 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (1.79%) Commerce Server
8 8 (1.79%) Apache
8 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.90%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.67%) Lync
11 3 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.22%) DNN
Applications
1 90 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.24%) MS Office
3 7 (1.57%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (2.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.90%) PaaS
3 4 (0.90%) IaaS
4 3 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.04%) SAN
2 16 (3.59%) Firewall
3 11 (2.47%) DNS
4 10 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.24%) Internet
5 9 (2.02%) HTTP
6 8 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (1.57%) iSCSI
7 7 (1.57%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (1.12%) LAN
8 5 (1.12%) VoIP
8 5 (1.12%) Intranet
9 4 (0.90%) NAS
10 3 (0.67%) DHCP
10 3 (0.67%) WAN
11 2 (0.45%) PPTP
11 2 (0.45%) VPN
11 2 (0.45%) LDAP
11 2 (0.45%) Network Security
11 2 (0.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (27.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 116 (26.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 116 (26.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (17.26%) Data Warehouse
4 72 (16.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 69 (15.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 51 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (6.95%) MySQL
7 31 (6.95%) NoSQL
8 30 (6.73%) OLTP
9 27 (6.05%) OLAP
10 24 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (4.93%) DTS
12 21 (4.71%) Oracle Database
13 20 (4.48%) Relational Database
14 19 (4.26%) OLAP Cube
15 16 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (2.91%) MongoDB
17 13 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (8.52%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.28%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (3.81%) MSTest
5 12 (2.69%) NUnit
6 11 (2.47%) Mockito
6 11 (2.47%) JUnit
7 10 (2.24%) Moq
7 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (1.79%) Subversion
9 7 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (1.57%) Selenium
10 6 (1.35%) Gradle
10 6 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.35%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (1.35%) Spock
11 5 (1.12%) EasyMock
11 5 (1.12%) Maven
11 5 (1.12%) Ant
11 5 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 86 (19.28%) Finance
2 50 (11.21%) Advertising
3 18 (4.04%) Banking
4 10 (2.24%) Retail
5 9 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.12%) Legal
6 5 (1.12%) Electronics
6 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.90%) Marketing
8 3 (0.67%) Law
9 2 (0.45%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 240 (53.81%) Developer
2 81 (18.16%) .NET Developer
3 78 (17.49%) Analyst
4 56 (12.56%) DBA
5 40 (8.97%) Senior Developer
6 39 (8.74%) SQL DBA
7 36 (8.07%) Administrator
8 30 (6.73%) SQL Developer
9 27 (6.05%) Business Analyst
10 26 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 25 (5.61%) Software Developer
12 20 (4.48%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 20 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 16 (3.59%) C# Developer
14 15 (3.36%) Web Developer
15 13 (2.91%) Java Developer
15 13 (2.91%) Oracle DBA
15 13 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (2.69%) SQL Server DBA
16 12 (2.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (40.81%) .NET
2 136 (30.49%) ASP.NET
3 108 (24.22%) HTML
4 86 (19.28%) CSS
5 74 (16.59%) .NET Framework
6 62 (13.90%) WCF
7 61 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (13.23%) jQuery
9 42 (9.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 42 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (9.19%) XML
11 38 (8.52%) HTML5
12 31 (6.95%) RESTful
13 28 (6.28%) Ajax
14 24 (5.38%) Web Services
15 21 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (3.81%) WinForms
17 14 (3.14%) Hibernate
17 14 (3.14%) SOAP
17 14 (3.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.28%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (5.16%) Clustering
4 21 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.24%) AS400
5 10 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.02%) Replication
7 8 (1.79%) EqualLogic
7 8 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.12%) iPad
8 5 (1.12%) Wiki
8 5 (1.12%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.90%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.67%) Open Source
10 3 (0.67%) Statistics
10 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.49%) Windows
2 25 (5.61%) Linux
3 24 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.02%) UNIX
6 9 (2.02%) OS/400
7 7 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (1.35%) Android
8 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.12%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (24.89%) MVC
3 109 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
4 88 (19.73%) ETL
5 71 (15.92%) TDD
6 38 (8.52%) Scrum
7 37 (8.30%) Web Application Development
8 35 (7.85%) BDD
9 32 (7.17%) OO
10 29 (6.50%) Unit Testing
11 28 (6.28%) Data Migration
11 28 (6.28%) Migration
12 27 (6.05%) Mentoring
13 26 (5.83%) Kimball Methodology
14 24 (5.38%) Web Development
15 23 (5.16%) Project Management
16 20 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (4.48%) ITIL
16 20 (4.48%) CRM
16 20 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 259 (58.07%) SQL
2 162 (36.32%) C#
3 136 (30.49%) T-SQL
4 97 (21.75%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.62%) VB.NET
6 26 (5.83%) Ruby
7 22 (4.93%) Java
8 17 (3.81%) PHP
8 17 (3.81%) VBA
9 11 (2.47%) VB
10 7 (1.57%) Delphi
10 7 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.35%) Groovy
12 5 (1.12%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.12%) VB6
13 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.90%) C++
13 4 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (9.19%) Degree
2 39 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (3.59%) VCP5
5 13 (2.91%) MCITP
6 10 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.02%) MCP
7 9 (2.02%) MCSE
7 9 (2.02%) MCDBA
8 7 (1.57%) CCNP
9 6 (1.35%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.12%) HND
10 5 (1.12%) ISEB
11 4 (0.90%) SAP Certification
11 4 (0.90%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.67%) CCNA
13 2 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.45%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.14%) SLA
2 13 (2.91%) QA
3 6 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.90%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.67%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 214 (47.98%) Microsoft
2 62 (13.90%) Oracle
3 40 (8.97%) VMware
4 32 (7.17%) Cognos
5 31 (6.95%) Cisco
6 26 (5.83%) Facebook
7 18 (4.04%) HP
8 16 (3.59%) SAP
9 13 (2.91%) IBM
10 12 (2.69%) Citrix
10 12 (2.69%) Dell
11 10 (2.24%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.35%) Symantec
13 5 (1.12%) hybris
14 4 (0.90%) Teradata
14 4 (0.90%) Informatica
14 4 (0.90%) Veritas
14 4 (0.90%) 3PAR
15 3 (0.67%) LexisNexis
15 3 (0.67%) Sitecore
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North Wales
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 40 - 45k + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits & Training
Posted: 6 days ago