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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 202 231 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.12% 16.62% 18.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.02% 56.62% 67.61%
Number of salaries quoted 158 193 228
Median salary £35,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
381 408 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.52% 29.35% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 323 336 328
Median salary £39,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,842
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 147 £37,500 +3.44% 10
Mid Wales - 32 - -
West Wales -9 16 £30,500 +64.86%
North Wales -4 4 £25,000 -9.09%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 215 (48.21%) SQL
2 199 (44.62%) Microsoft
3 178 (39.91%) .NET
4 165 (37.00%) C#
5 147 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (24.44%) MVC
7 104 (23.32%) ASP.NET
8 102 (22.87%) Windows
8 102 (22.87%) Oracle
9 98 (21.97%) HTML
10 95 (21.30%) MS Excel
11 87 (19.51%) JavaScript
12 82 (18.39%) T-SQL
13 72 (16.14%) CSS
14 69 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 69 (15.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 67 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
16 62 (13.90%) VMware
16 62 (13.90%) SQL Server 2008
17 55 (12.33%) jQuery
17 55 (12.33%) Finance
18 54 (12.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 54 (12.11%) Degree
19 53 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
20 52 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
21 51 (11.43%) MySQL
22 49 (10.99%) ETL
22 49 (10.99%) Active Directory
23 48 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
24 46 (10.31%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (5.38%) IIS
2 22 (4.93%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.14%) Tornado
5 10 (2.24%) CMS
6 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.57%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.12%) Apache
9 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.12%) JBoss
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle 10gAS
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.12%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.67%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.67%) Confluence
11 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (21.30%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (3.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.57%) Office 365
3 7 (1.57%) SaaS
4 4 (0.90%) IaaS
4 4 (0.90%) PaaS
5 3 (0.67%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.50%) Firewall
2 28 (6.28%) DNS
3 14 (3.14%) VPN
4 13 (2.91%) VLAN
5 10 (2.24%) Internet
5 10 (2.24%) SAN
6 8 (1.79%) LAN
6 8 (1.79%) WAN
7 6 (1.35%) Intranet
7 6 (1.35%) NAS
7 6 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.12%) VoIP
9 4 (0.90%) DHCP
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (0.67%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.67%) Network Security
11 2 (0.45%) HTTP
12 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 69 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 62 (13.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (12.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 53 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (11.43%) MySQL
7 35 (7.85%) Relational Database
8 28 (6.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (4.48%) OLAP
10 19 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 18 (4.04%) SQLite
12 17 (3.81%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.91%) OLAP Cube
14 11 (2.47%) DB2
14 11 (2.47%) Oracle Database
15 9 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (2.02%) Power BI
16 8 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (1.79%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 43 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (9.19%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.59%) Subversion
4 11 (2.47%) Selenium
5 10 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.79%) NUnit
6 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.35%) JMeter
7 6 (1.35%) JUnit
8 5 (1.12%) MSTest
8 5 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.12%) PVCS
8 5 (1.12%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.90%) Moq
9 4 (0.90%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.90%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.67%) JIRA
10 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (12.33%) Finance
2 44 (9.87%) Advertising
3 16 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.79%) Electronics
4 8 (1.79%) Games
5 6 (1.35%) Legal
5 6 (1.35%) Retail
6 5 (1.12%) Marketing
6 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.90%) Law
8 2 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 212 (47.53%) Developer
2 78 (17.49%) .NET Developer
3 54 (12.11%) Analyst
4 44 (9.87%) C# Developer
4 44 (9.87%) Senior Developer
5 39 (8.74%) SQL Developer
6 36 (8.07%) Software Developer
7 33 (7.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (6.28%) Consultant
9 26 (5.83%) Software Engineer
10 23 (5.16%) DBA
11 21 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 20 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (4.48%) Junior
13 18 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (4.04%) Support Analyst
14 17 (3.81%) Database Developer
14 17 (3.81%) Junior Developer
14 17 (3.81%) Remedy Consultant
14 17 (3.81%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (39.91%) .NET
2 104 (23.32%) ASP.NET
3 98 (21.97%) HTML
4 72 (16.14%) CSS
5 55 (12.33%) jQuery
6 43 (9.64%) .NET Framework
6 43 (9.64%) Web Services
7 41 (9.19%) XML
8 40 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (8.07%) HTML5
10 33 (7.40%) WCF
11 22 (4.93%) Ajax
11 22 (4.93%) AngularJS
12 20 (4.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 20 (4.48%) Entity Framework
12 20 (4.48%) Middleware
13 19 (4.26%) CSS3
14 16 (3.59%) MDX
14 16 (3.59%) SOAP
15 15 (3.36%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.36%) Informatics
5 14 (3.14%) Life Science
6 11 (2.47%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.24%) User Experience
8 8 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.79%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.57%) Clustering
9 7 (1.57%) Replication
10 6 (1.35%) Fintech
10 6 (1.35%) Health Informatics
11 5 (1.12%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.67%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.67%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.87%) Windows
2 45 (10.09%) Windows Server
3 34 (7.62%) Linux
4 32 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (4.26%) Unix
7 14 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.12%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.45%) Android
12 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (24.44%) MVC
3 67 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (10.99%) ETL
5 46 (10.31%) OO
5 46 (10.31%) TDD
6 45 (10.09%) ITIL
7 43 (9.64%) Analytics
8 41 (9.19%) Scrum
9 38 (8.52%) Software Engineering
10 37 (8.30%) SDLC
11 25 (5.61%) DevOps
12 24 (5.38%) OOD
13 23 (5.16%) Project Management
14 22 (4.93%) Data Analysis
15 20 (4.48%) ERP
16 19 (4.26%) Web Development
17 18 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
18 16 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (3.59%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 215 (48.21%) SQL
2 165 (37.00%) C#
3 87 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 82 (18.39%) T-SQL
5 46 (10.31%) VB.NET
6 36 (8.07%) Java
7 26 (5.83%) C++
7 26 (5.83%) Python
8 19 (4.26%) PHP
8 19 (4.26%) VB
9 11 (2.47%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.24%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.79%) C
12 4 (0.90%) Delphi
13 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.45%) Groovy
14 2 (0.45%) Korn
14 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.45%) VB6
14 2 (0.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 54 (12.11%) Degree
2 27 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.16%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (2.91%) MCSE
5 11 (2.47%) MCITP
6 7 (1.57%) ISEB
7 6 (1.35%) MCP
8 5 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.90%) MCSA
10 3 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.67%) CCNA
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.67%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.45%) HND
11 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.48%) QA
2 16 (3.59%) SLA
3 7 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 48 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.52%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.24%) vSphere
5 7 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (1.57%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.90%) Docker
6 4 (0.90%) XenApp
7 3 (0.67%) Firmware
7 3 (0.67%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (3.14%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (1.12%) WSUS
4 4 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.22%) Nagios
5 1 (0.22%) OpenView
5 1 (0.22%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.22%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 199 (44.62%) Microsoft
2 102 (22.87%) Oracle
3 62 (13.90%) VMware
4 29 (6.50%) HP
5 26 (5.83%) Veeam
6 22 (4.93%) 3PAR
6 22 (4.93%) Remedy
7 21 (4.71%) Cisco
8 17 (3.81%) BMC
8 17 (3.81%) Veritas
9 14 (3.14%) SAP
10 12 (2.69%) Sybase
11 10 (2.24%) Citrix
11 10 (2.24%) Dell
12 8 (1.79%) Sitecore
13 7 (1.57%) IBM
14 6 (1.35%) Avaya
14 6 (1.35%) Google
15 5 (1.12%) Epicor
15 5 (1.12%) Red Hat
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