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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 222 211 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.71% 15.71% 19.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.49% 63.75% 73.43%
Number of salaries quoted 186 204 216
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
415 331 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.37% 24.65% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 345 310 298
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +4 199 £35,000 - 18
North Wales -4 16 £32,500 -7.14% 1
West Wales -2 5 £20,000 -20.00% 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 217 (50.70%) SQL
2 207 (48.36%) Microsoft
3 199 (46.50%) .NET
4 157 (36.68%) C#
5 129 (30.14%) ASP.NET
6 110 (25.70%) HTML
6 110 (25.70%) T-SQL
7 107 (25.00%) Windows
8 106 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
9 104 (24.30%) Finance
10 96 (22.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 94 (21.96%) MS Excel
12 92 (21.50%) JavaScript
12 92 (21.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 87 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
13 87 (20.33%) MVC
14 82 (19.16%) SQL Server 2008
15 76 (17.76%) CSS
16 73 (17.06%) Data Warehouse
17 66 (15.42%) Scrum
17 66 (15.42%) Degree
18 65 (15.19%) SQL Server 2005
19 59 (13.79%) jQuery
19 59 (13.79%) ETL
20 55 (12.85%) XML
21 53 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
22 48 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
22 48 (11.21%) SDLC
23 47 (10.98%) WCF
24 45 (10.51%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 28 (6.54%) IIS
2 21 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.50%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.80%) Apache
5 12 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.80%) Node.js
6 11 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.57%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.40%) JBoss
9 5 (1.17%) CMS
10 4 (0.93%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.47%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 94 (21.96%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.07%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.23%) Sage ERP X3
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) GitHub
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.84%) HTTP
2 13 (3.04%) Firewall
3 9 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.87%) Internet
5 7 (1.64%) Intranet
5 7 (1.64%) VPN
5 7 (1.64%) iSCSI
5 7 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (1.40%) DNS
7 5 (1.17%) DHCP
8 4 (0.93%) LAN
8 4 (0.93%) VoIP
8 4 (0.93%) WAN
8 4 (0.93%) SSL
8 4 (0.93%) SAN
9 3 (0.70%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.70%) SMTP
9 3 (0.70%) FTP
10 1 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (22.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 92 (21.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 82 (19.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 73 (17.06%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (15.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (9.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (6.07%) OLTP
9 24 (5.61%) DTS
10 21 (4.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 20 (4.67%) Relational Database
12 16 (3.74%) MySQL
13 12 (2.80%) OLAP
13 12 (2.80%) NoSQL
14 10 (2.34%) Oracle Database
15 9 (2.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (1.87%) DB2
17 6 (1.40%) OLAP Cube
18 5 (1.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 45 (10.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (7.24%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.67%) NUnit
4 17 (3.97%) Selenium
5 16 (3.74%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (3.04%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.04%) JMeter
7 7 (1.64%) MSTest
7 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.40%) Moq
8 6 (1.40%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.93%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.93%) StyleCop
9 4 (0.93%) Maven
10 3 (0.70%) Subversion
10 3 (0.70%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.47%) Toad
11 2 (0.47%) JUnit
11 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 104 (24.30%) Finance
2 31 (7.24%) Advertising
3 13 (3.04%) Marketing
4 10 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.40%) Law
7 5 (1.17%) Back Office
8 3 (0.70%) Banking
8 3 (0.70%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 217 (50.70%) Developer
2 103 (24.07%) .NET Developer
3 72 (16.82%) DBA
4 69 (16.12%) Analyst
5 59 (13.79%) SQL DBA
6 53 (12.38%) Administrator
7 37 (8.64%) C# Developer
8 25 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (4.67%) SQL Developer
9 20 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (4.44%) Senior Developer
11 18 (4.21%) Lead Developer
12 17 (3.97%) Business Analyst
13 16 (3.74%) Web Developer
13 16 (3.74%) SQL Server DBA
13 16 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 13 (3.04%) Support Analyst
15 12 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 11 (2.57%) Systems Administrator
17 10 (2.34%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (46.50%) .NET
2 129 (30.14%) ASP.NET
3 110 (25.70%) HTML
4 76 (17.76%) CSS
5 59 (13.79%) jQuery
6 55 (12.85%) XML
7 53 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (10.98%) WCF
9 37 (8.64%) .NET Framework
10 35 (8.18%) Web Services
11 28 (6.54%) AngularJS
12 24 (5.61%) Ajax
13 22 (5.14%) Entity Framework
14 19 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (3.97%) HTML5
16 16 (3.74%) Castle Windsor
17 14 (3.27%) RESTful
18 13 (3.04%) XSLT
19 11 (2.57%) SOAP
19 11 (2.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.61%) AS400
2 23 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.04%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.04%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.57%) Clustering
6 10 (2.34%) Tandem
6 10 (2.34%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (2.10%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.64%) EqualLogic
8 7 (1.64%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.40%) Data Extraction
9 6 (1.40%) Replication
10 5 (1.17%) GIS
10 5 (1.17%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.17%) FMCG
11 4 (0.93%) Social Network
11 4 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 107 (25.00%) Windows
2 41 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (9.35%) Linux
4 35 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (4.91%) OS/400
7 12 (2.80%) UNIX
8 9 (2.10%) Android
9 7 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.40%) AIX
10 6 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.93%) Solaris
12 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.47%) CentOS
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.47%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (20.33%) MVC
2 87 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (15.42%) Scrum
4 59 (13.79%) ETL
5 48 (11.21%) SDLC
6 44 (10.28%) TDD
7 32 (7.48%) Kimball Methodology
8 30 (7.01%) Web Application Development
8 30 (7.01%) CRM
9 29 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 19 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (3.97%) BDD
12 16 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (3.50%) Project Management
13 15 (3.50%) Migration
14 14 (3.27%) ITIL
14 14 (3.27%) Line Management
15 13 (3.04%) OO
16 12 (2.80%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 217 (50.70%) SQL
2 157 (36.68%) C#
3 110 (25.70%) T-SQL
4 92 (21.50%) JavaScript
5 41 (9.58%) Java
6 38 (8.88%) VB.NET
7 16 (3.74%) VB
7 16 (3.74%) PHP
8 11 (2.57%) Ruby
9 8 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.87%) C++
9 8 (1.87%) VB6
9 8 (1.87%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.17%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.93%) COBOL
13 3 (0.70%) Perl
13 3 (0.70%) VBA
13 3 (0.70%) Python
14 2 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (15.42%) Degree
2 26 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (5.61%) VCP5
4 12 (2.80%) MCITP
5 10 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.34%) ISEB
5 10 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.40%) MCSE
6 6 (1.40%) MCDBA
7 5 (1.17%) CCNP
7 5 (1.17%) CCNA
7 5 (1.17%) MCSA
8 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.47%) MCP
10 2 (0.47%) MCTS
10 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.34%) QA
2 7 (1.64%) SLA
3 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.70%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.23%) Graphite
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 207 (48.36%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.51%) VMware
3 44 (10.28%) Oracle
4 34 (7.94%) Cognos
5 26 (6.07%) IBM
6 15 (3.50%) Cisco
7 14 (3.27%) Citrix
7 14 (3.27%) Facebook
8 8 (1.87%) HP
9 7 (1.64%) Dell
9 7 (1.64%) Informatica
9 7 (1.64%) Teradata
9 7 (1.64%) Dell Compellent
10 6 (1.40%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.17%) Sage
12 4 (0.93%) ESRI
12 4 (0.93%) Twitter
13 3 (0.70%) Fortinet
13 3 (0.70%) Red Gate
13 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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