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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 201 232 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.41% 17.94% 20.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.89% 72.27% 71.35%
Number of salaries quoted 182 216 247
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £44,725 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
380 321 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.24% 24.83% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 328 298 339
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 183 £35,000 - 23
North Wales +2 12 £27,500 -21.42% 1
West Wales -1 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Mid Wales - 1 £37,000 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 211 (52.49%) SQL
2 205 (51.00%) .NET
3 166 (41.29%) Microsoft
4 158 (39.30%) C#
5 136 (33.83%) ASP.NET
6 128 (31.84%) HTML
7 115 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
8 112 (27.86%) MS Excel
9 107 (26.62%) JavaScript
10 105 (26.12%) MVC
11 104 (25.87%) Windows
12 91 (22.64%) T-SQL
13 86 (21.39%) CSS
14 84 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 78 (19.40%) Finance
16 76 (18.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 72 (17.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 72 (17.91%) jQuery
18 71 (17.66%) Scrum
19 69 (17.16%) Degree
20 65 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
21 58 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
22 51 (12.69%) XML
23 50 (12.44%) Visual Studio
24 48 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
25 47 (11.69%) Java
25 47 (11.69%) SDLC
26 46 (11.44%) Oracle
26 46 (11.44%) Web Services
27 44 (10.95%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.22%) IIS
3 13 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.24%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.24%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.00%) Node.js
6 4 (1.00%) Apache
6 4 (1.00%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.00%) CMS
7 3 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.75%) JBoss
7 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.50%) Orchard CMS
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 112 (27.86%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.50%) Sage ERP X3
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.24%) Office 365
4 2 (0.50%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.73%) HTTP
2 13 (3.23%) SAN
3 11 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.74%) Firewall
4 10 (2.49%) DNS
5 9 (2.24%) Internet
6 8 (1.99%) VPN
6 8 (1.99%) VoIP
7 5 (1.24%) WAN
7 5 (1.24%) DHCP
8 4 (1.00%) LAN
8 4 (1.00%) SSL
9 3 (0.75%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.75%) Intranet
9 3 (0.75%) FTP
9 3 (0.75%) SMTP
10 1 (0.25%) SNMP
10 1 (0.25%) IPsec
10 1 (0.25%) SSH
10 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 76 (18.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (17.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (9.95%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (5.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 16 (3.98%) DTS
10 15 (3.73%) OLTP
11 13 (3.23%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.99%) Oracle Database
13 10 (2.49%) MySQL
14 7 (1.74%) DB2
14 7 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
16 5 (1.24%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 50 (12.44%) Visual Studio
2 48 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.48%) Selenium
4 11 (2.74%) JMeter
5 9 (2.24%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.99%) NUnit
6 8 (1.99%) Subversion
6 8 (1.99%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (1.24%) Maven
9 3 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.75%) StyleCop
9 3 (0.75%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.50%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.50%) Gradle
10 2 (0.50%) MSTest
10 2 (0.50%) JIRA
10 2 (0.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 78 (19.40%) Finance
2 19 (4.73%) Marketing
3 17 (4.23%) Advertising
4 10 (2.49%) Law
5 8 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.24%) Back Office
7 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.50%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 204 (50.75%) Developer
2 105 (26.12%) .NET Developer
3 64 (15.92%) DBA
4 63 (15.67%) Analyst
5 54 (13.43%) SQL DBA
6 53 (13.18%) Administrator
7 49 (12.19%) C# Developer
8 41 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (6.22%) Lead Developer
10 23 (5.72%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.48%) Test Analyst
11 14 (3.48%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.48%) SQL Server DBA
11 14 (3.48%) SQL Developer
12 13 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (3.23%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.99%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.74%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (2.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (2.49%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (51.00%) .NET
2 136 (33.83%) ASP.NET
3 128 (31.84%) HTML
4 86 (21.39%) CSS
5 72 (17.91%) jQuery
6 65 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 51 (12.69%) XML
8 46 (11.44%) Web Services
9 44 (10.95%) WCF
10 31 (7.71%) AngularJS
11 24 (5.97%) .NET Framework
12 21 (5.22%) HTML5
13 19 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (4.23%) Entity Framework
15 12 (2.99%) CSS3
15 12 (2.99%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (2.99%) Ajax
15 12 (2.99%) SOAP
16 10 (2.49%) REST
17 9 (2.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.48%) Clustering
3 14 (3.48%) AS400
4 13 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.49%) Replication
6 9 (2.24%) Data Extraction
7 8 (1.99%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.24%) FMCG
9 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.24%) Tandem
10 4 (1.00%) Statistics
10 4 (1.00%) GIS
10 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 104 (25.87%) Windows
2 35 (8.71%) Linux
3 26 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.99%) OS/400
6 10 (2.49%) UNIX
7 9 (2.24%) Android
8 7 (1.74%) Solaris
8 7 (1.74%) AIX
9 6 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.24%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.50%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.50%) CentOS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (26.12%) MVC
3 71 (17.66%) Scrum
4 58 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (11.69%) SDLC
6 36 (8.96%) Mentoring
7 31 (7.71%) ITIL
8 29 (7.21%) CRM
9 27 (6.72%) ETL
9 27 (6.72%) TDD
10 23 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (4.98%) Software Engineering
12 18 (4.48%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (3.23%) Unit Testing
14 13 (3.23%) Data Analysis
14 13 (3.23%) OO
15 12 (2.99%) E-Commerce
15 12 (2.99%) Software Testing
15 12 (2.99%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 211 (52.49%) SQL
2 158 (39.30%) C#
3 107 (26.62%) JavaScript
4 91 (22.64%) T-SQL
5 47 (11.69%) Java
6 28 (6.97%) VB.NET
7 11 (2.74%) PHP
7 11 (2.74%) C++
8 9 (2.24%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.49%) VB
11 4 (1.00%) Perl
11 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.00%) Ruby
12 3 (0.75%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.75%) Python
13 2 (0.50%) VB6
13 2 (0.50%) VBA
13 2 (0.50%) COBOL
13 2 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 69 (17.16%) Degree
2 22 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.23%) ISEB
5 12 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (2.99%) VCP5
6 11 (2.74%) MCSE
7 10 (2.49%) MCSA
8 9 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.24%) MCITP
9 8 (1.99%) CCNA
10 6 (1.49%) CCNP
10 6 (1.49%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.24%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.24%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.00%) MCTS
13 3 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.50%) MCDBA
14 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.48%) QA
2 10 (2.49%) SLA
3 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.24%) XenApp
5 2 (0.50%) vSphere
5 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.50%) SCCM
1 2 (0.50%) SCOM
2 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) Graphite
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 166 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 46 (11.44%) Oracle
3 36 (8.96%) VMware
4 21 (5.22%) Cognos
5 18 (4.48%) IBM
6 16 (3.98%) Cisco
7 12 (2.99%) HP
8 9 (2.24%) Citrix
9 8 (1.99%) Veeam
9 8 (1.99%) Red Gate
10 7 (1.74%) NetApp
11 6 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.49%) Facebook
12 5 (1.24%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (1.24%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.24%) Sage
13 4 (1.00%) SAP
13 4 (1.00%) ESRI
13 4 (1.00%) 3PAR
14 3 (0.75%) Fortinet
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gwent
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
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Salary: Beneifts
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Salary: Depending on Experiance
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CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + pension, benefits
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £27k - 34k per year + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
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Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £21000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
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