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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 222 279 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.41% 20.50% 16.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.53% 70.63% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 199 255 176
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,860 £25,750 £27,975
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
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
344 395 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.98% 29.02% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 302 355 294
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -1 188 £35,000 +7.69% 39
North Wales +1 19 £37,500 +25.00% 5
West Wales -2 13 £35,000 +27.27% 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 240 (53.10%) SQL
2 222 (49.12%) .NET
3 213 (47.12%) Microsoft
4 197 (43.58%) C#
5 168 (37.17%) ASP.NET
6 146 (32.30%) HTML
7 138 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (26.77%) MVC
9 117 (25.88%) T-SQL
10 116 (25.66%) JavaScript
11 112 (24.78%) CSS
12 105 (23.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 101 (22.35%) MS Excel
14 98 (21.68%) Windows
15 89 (19.69%) jQuery
16 85 (18.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 85 (18.81%) .NET Framework
17 82 (18.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 78 (17.26%) WCF
19 74 (16.37%) XML
20 70 (15.49%) TDD
21 66 (14.60%) OO
22 63 (13.94%) Business Intelligence
23 62 (13.72%) Oracle
23 62 (13.72%) SQL Server 2012
24 57 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
25 53 (11.73%) Visual Studio
25 53 (11.73%) Finance
26 52 (11.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 52 (11.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 33 (7.30%) IIS
2 24 (5.31%) Node.js
3 23 (5.09%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.88%) CMS
5 11 (2.43%) MS Exchange
6 10 (2.21%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.99%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.55%) FileNet
9 7 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.55%) Confluence
10 6 (1.33%) LiveCycle
11 5 (1.11%) Apache
12 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.88%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.88%) Site Server
13 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 101 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.33%) MS Office
3 5 (1.11%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.66%) Lawson
4 2 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.88%) PaaS
2 13 (2.88%) IaaS
3 8 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.33%) SaaS
5 4 (0.88%) Trello
5 4 (0.88%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.66%) Office 365
7 2 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.88%) DNS
1 13 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.65%) SAN
3 10 (2.21%) Firewall
4 6 (1.33%) Internet
4 6 (1.33%) DHCP
5 4 (0.88%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.88%) VLAN
5 4 (0.88%) Intranet
5 4 (0.88%) VoIP
6 3 (0.66%) VPN
6 3 (0.66%) HTTP
6 3 (0.66%) LDAP
6 3 (0.66%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.44%) NAS
7 2 (0.44%) PPTP
7 2 (0.44%) FTP
7 2 (0.44%) LAN
7 2 (0.44%) WAN
7 2 (0.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (23.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 85 (18.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 82 (18.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (13.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (11.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (7.74%) Crystal Reports
8 29 (6.42%) OLAP
9 27 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (5.09%) Relational Database
11 21 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 21 (4.65%) NoSQL
12 19 (4.20%) Oracle Database
13 17 (3.76%) MongoDB
14 15 (3.32%) MySQL
15 11 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (1.99%) RDBMS
17 8 (1.77%) CouchDB
17 8 (1.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 53 (11.73%) Visual Studio
2 25 (5.53%) NUnit
3 24 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.87%) MSTest
5 21 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (4.42%) Moq
7 16 (3.54%) Subversion
8 15 (3.32%) Jenkins
9 14 (3.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (1.77%) Gradle
10 8 (1.77%) Apache Ivy
10 8 (1.77%) Spock
10 8 (1.77%) Mockito
10 8 (1.77%) JIRA
10 8 (1.77%) JUnit
11 7 (1.55%) Selenium
11 7 (1.55%) Maven
11 7 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (1.33%) Hudson
12 6 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 53 (11.73%) Finance
2 29 (6.42%) Advertising
3 20 (4.42%) Retail
4 15 (3.32%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.99%) Legal
6 6 (1.33%) Banking
7 5 (1.11%) Electronics
7 5 (1.11%) Welsh Language
8 3 (0.66%) Back Office
8 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.66%) Law
8 3 (0.66%) French Language
8 3 (0.66%) German Language
8 3 (0.66%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.44%) Marketing
9 2 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 256 (56.64%) Developer
2 93 (20.58%) Analyst
3 92 (20.35%) .NET Developer
4 44 (9.73%) Senior Developer
5 31 (6.86%) Software Developer
6 30 (6.64%) C# Developer
6 30 (6.64%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 28 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 28 (6.19%) DBA
8 25 (5.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
9 24 (5.31%) Administrator
10 23 (5.09%) Support Analyst
11 21 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (4.42%) SQL DBA
13 18 (3.98%) SQL Developer
13 18 (3.98%) Web Developer
14 16 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 16 (3.54%) Applications Support
14 16 (3.54%) Java Developer
15 15 (3.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (49.12%) .NET
2 168 (37.17%) ASP.NET
3 146 (32.30%) HTML
4 112 (24.78%) CSS
5 89 (19.69%) jQuery
6 85 (18.81%) .NET Framework
7 78 (17.26%) WCF
8 74 (16.37%) XML
9 57 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (11.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 50 (11.06%) HTML5
12 44 (9.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 41 (9.07%) WinForms
14 39 (8.63%) Web Services
15 36 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (6.86%) SOAP
17 28 (6.19%) XHTML
18 19 (4.20%) REST
19 17 (3.76%) Middleware
19 17 (3.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.09%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.98%) Clustering
4 15 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.10%) Open Source
5 14 (3.10%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.21%) Replication
8 6 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.88%) Statistics
11 3 (0.66%) GIS
12 2 (0.44%) Social Network
12 2 (0.44%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.44%) EPoS
13 1 (0.22%) Animation
13 1 (0.22%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 98 (21.68%) Windows
2 27 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (5.53%) Linux
3 25 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.76%) Android
6 16 (3.54%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.43%) UNIX
8 10 (2.21%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.99%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.99%) Windows Phone
10 8 (1.77%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.33%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.88%) Solaris
13 3 (0.66%) Debian
14 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (26.77%) MVC
3 70 (15.49%) TDD
4 66 (14.60%) OO
5 63 (13.94%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (8.63%) Scrum
6 39 (8.63%) ETL
7 37 (8.19%) Web Development
8 30 (6.64%) OOD
9 27 (5.97%) Web Application Development
10 25 (5.53%) Mentoring
10 25 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (5.31%) E-Commerce
12 22 (4.87%) ITIL
12 22 (4.87%) Software Engineering
13 21 (4.65%) Project Management
14 20 (4.42%) BDD
15 19 (4.20%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 240 (53.10%) SQL
2 197 (43.58%) C#
3 117 (25.88%) T-SQL
4 116 (25.66%) JavaScript
5 50 (11.06%) VB.NET
6 44 (9.73%) Java
7 34 (7.52%) PHP
8 16 (3.54%) VB
9 15 (3.32%) Ruby
10 14 (3.10%) Groovy
10 14 (3.10%) VBA
11 7 (1.55%) Delphi
12 6 (1.33%) Clojure
12 6 (1.33%) Scala
12 6 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.11%) XAML
13 5 (1.11%) VB6
14 3 (0.66%) Perl
14 3 (0.66%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (5.75%) Degree
3 12 (2.65%) MCSE
4 9 (1.99%) ISEB
4 9 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.77%) MCITP
5 8 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.77%) CCNA
6 7 (1.55%) MCSD
6 7 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.33%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.33%) MCSA
8 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.88%) MCP
9 4 (0.88%) HND
10 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.44%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.42%) QA
2 17 (3.76%) SLA
3 5 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.66%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 213 (47.12%) Microsoft
2 62 (13.72%) Oracle
3 26 (5.75%) VMware
4 25 (5.53%) Cisco
5 20 (4.42%) HP
6 18 (3.98%) Facebook
6 18 (3.98%) SAP
7 11 (2.43%) Cognos
8 10 (2.21%) IBM
9 9 (1.99%) Twitter
10 8 (1.77%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.55%) Citrix
11 7 (1.55%) Dell
11 7 (1.55%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.33%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.33%) Adobe
12 6 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (1.11%) Symantec
13 5 (1.11%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.88%) Sun
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Mold, Clwyd
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £37000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healtchare, 25 days hol
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £59000 per annum + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Queensferry, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Pension, bonus & home working
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blaenau Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £28 - £30 per annum + Benefits
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