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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 238 277 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.80% 21.10% 16.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 73.91% 71.76% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 212 262 165
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £26,700 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
322 386 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.43% 29.40% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 283 356 287
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -2 206 £35,000 +7.69% 42
North Wales 0 19 £37,500 +25.00% 4
West Wales -5 10 £35,000 +27.27% 8
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 233 (53.20%) SQL
2 219 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 217 (49.54%) .NET
4 187 (42.69%) C#
5 152 (34.70%) ASP.NET
6 143 (32.65%) HTML
7 137 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
8 119 (27.17%) Windows
9 117 (26.71%) MVC
10 115 (26.26%) JavaScript
10 115 (26.26%) CSS
11 110 (25.11%) T-SQL
12 98 (22.37%) MS Excel
13 92 (21.00%) .NET Framework
14 89 (20.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 86 (19.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 85 (19.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 85 (19.41%) jQuery
17 79 (18.04%) WCF
18 76 (17.35%) XML
19 70 (15.98%) OO
20 68 (15.53%) Oracle
21 67 (15.30%) TDD
22 61 (13.93%) SQL Server 2012
23 59 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
24 55 (12.56%) WinForms
25 54 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 53 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 52 (11.87%) Java
27 52 (11.87%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 41 (9.36%) IIS
2 28 (6.39%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.57%) CMS
4 17 (3.88%) Node.js
5 12 (2.74%) Confluence
5 12 (2.74%) FileNet
6 11 (2.51%) LiveCycle
7 10 (2.28%) Umbraco
7 10 (2.28%) MS Exchange
8 9 (2.05%) Commerce Server
9 8 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.37%) Apache
12 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.91%) Site Server
14 3 (0.68%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 98 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.37%) MS Project
3 5 (1.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.68%) Lawson
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.20%) PaaS
2 14 (3.20%) IaaS
3 7 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.60%) SaaS
4 4 (0.91%) Office 365
4 4 (0.91%) Trello
4 4 (0.91%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.11%) DNS
1 18 (4.11%) SAN
2 17 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.88%) Firewall
3 12 (2.74%) Internet
4 6 (1.37%) NAS
5 5 (1.14%) VoIP
5 5 (1.14%) DHCP
6 4 (0.91%) HTTP
6 4 (0.91%) Intranet
6 4 (0.91%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.91%) VLAN
7 3 (0.68%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.68%) SMTP
7 3 (0.68%) FTP
8 2 (0.46%) WAN
8 2 (0.46%) LAN
8 2 (0.46%) VPN
8 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (20.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 86 (19.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (19.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (13.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 44 (10.05%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (6.85%) Crystal Reports
8 29 (6.62%) OLAP
9 27 (6.16%) Relational Database
10 21 (4.79%) Oracle Database
10 21 (4.79%) NoSQL
10 21 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (4.79%) MongoDB
11 20 (4.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (2.74%) MySQL
14 11 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (2.28%) RDBMS
15 10 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 50 (11.42%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.39%) NUnit
3 25 (5.71%) MSTest
4 23 (5.25%) Subversion
4 23 (5.25%) Moq
5 22 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (4.34%) Jenkins
7 18 (4.11%) Git (software)
8 13 (2.97%) JIRA
8 13 (2.97%) Hudson
9 12 (2.74%) Maven
10 11 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (2.05%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (1.60%) JUnit
12 7 (1.60%) Apache Ivy
12 7 (1.60%) Gradle
12 7 (1.60%) Mockito
13 6 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (1.37%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 48 (10.96%) Finance
2 22 (5.02%) Advertising
3 18 (4.11%) Retail
4 15 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.28%) Legal
6 5 (1.14%) Electronics
7 4 (0.91%) Back Office
7 4 (0.91%) Welsh Language
7 4 (0.91%) Marketing
8 3 (0.68%) French Language
8 3 (0.68%) German Language
8 3 (0.68%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.68%) Law
9 2 (0.46%) Games
9 2 (0.46%) Banking
10 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 252 (57.53%) Developer
2 93 (21.23%) Analyst
3 91 (20.78%) .NET Developer
4 40 (9.13%) Senior Developer
5 32 (7.31%) C# Developer
6 30 (6.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 30 (6.85%) Software Developer
7 27 (6.16%) Support Analyst
8 25 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 25 (5.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
9 24 (5.48%) DBA
10 21 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (4.79%) Administrator
11 20 (4.57%) Java Developer
11 20 (4.57%) Web Developer
12 18 (4.11%) Software Engineer
12 18 (4.11%) SQL DBA
12 18 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (3.88%) SQL Developer
14 16 (3.65%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (49.54%) .NET
2 152 (34.70%) ASP.NET
3 143 (32.65%) HTML
4 115 (26.26%) CSS
5 92 (21.00%) .NET Framework
6 85 (19.41%) jQuery
7 79 (18.04%) WCF
8 76 (17.35%) XML
9 55 (12.56%) WinForms
10 53 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 50 (11.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 45 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (9.13%) HTML5
14 39 (8.90%) Web Services
15 33 (7.53%) XHTML
16 29 (6.62%) SOAP
17 27 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (4.79%) XSLT
19 19 (4.34%) Spring
19 19 (4.34%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.16%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.57%) Clustering
4 19 (4.34%) Open Source
5 14 (3.20%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.51%) Replication
7 11 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.60%) GIS
9 7 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.37%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.68%) Social Network
11 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.46%) STB
12 2 (0.46%) DTV
12 2 (0.46%) EPoS
13 1 (0.23%) Statistics
13 1 (0.23%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 119 (27.17%) Windows
2 34 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (6.39%) Linux
5 22 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (4.11%) Android
7 17 (3.88%) Apple iOS
8 14 (3.20%) UNIX
9 11 (2.51%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.28%) Windows 7
11 9 (2.05%) Windows Phone
12 8 (1.83%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.37%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.91%) Solaris
15 3 (0.68%) AIX
15 3 (0.68%) Debian
15 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (26.71%) MVC
3 70 (15.98%) OO
4 67 (15.30%) TDD
5 59 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (9.59%) Scrum
7 35 (7.99%) ETL
7 35 (7.99%) Web Development
8 29 (6.62%) ITIL
9 28 (6.39%) OOD
10 27 (6.16%) Software Engineering
10 27 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (5.48%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (5.25%) Mentoring
13 21 (4.79%) Web Application Development
13 21 (4.79%) Data Analysis
13 21 (4.79%) Project Management
14 19 (4.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (53.20%) SQL
2 187 (42.69%) C#
3 115 (26.26%) JavaScript
4 110 (25.11%) T-SQL
5 52 (11.87%) VB.NET
5 52 (11.87%) Java
6 38 (8.68%) PHP
7 18 (4.11%) Groovy
8 17 (3.88%) VB
9 12 (2.74%) VBA
10 11 (2.51%) Scala
10 11 (2.51%) Clojure
11 10 (2.28%) Ruby
12 8 (1.83%) Delphi
13 7 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.37%) Perl
15 5 (1.14%) C++
15 5 (1.14%) XAML
15 5 (1.14%) VB6
15 5 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (6.62%) Degree
3 19 (4.34%) MCSE
4 12 (2.74%) MCP
5 9 (2.05%) ISEB
5 9 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.83%) CCNA
6 8 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.60%) MCSD
7 7 (1.60%) MCSA
8 6 (1.37%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.14%) MCITP
9 5 (1.14%) SAP Certification
10 4 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.91%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.91%) HND
11 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.71%) QA
2 18 (4.11%) SLA
3 7 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.91%) NetBackup
1 4 (0.91%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 219 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 68 (15.53%) Oracle
3 32 (7.31%) VMware
4 27 (6.16%) Cisco
5 23 (5.25%) HP
6 18 (4.11%) IBM
7 16 (3.65%) SAP
7 16 (3.65%) Twitter
8 15 (3.42%) Facebook
9 11 (2.51%) Adobe
10 10 (2.28%) Citrix
11 8 (1.83%) Sitecore
12 7 (1.60%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.37%) Symantec
13 6 (1.37%) Dell
13 6 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (1.14%) Veritas
14 5 (1.14%) Cognos
14 5 (1.14%) Xamarin
14 5 (1.14%) 3PAR
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + pension and health care
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Very good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours,
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £42 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Llangollen, Clwyd
Interact Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £37000 to £41000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000. - £25000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago