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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 197 233 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.00% 16.65% 15.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.13% 56.01% 62.95%
Number of salaries quoted 170 193 201
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
351 416 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.73% 29.74% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 310 347 306
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +1 160 £37,250 +6.42% 24
West Wales -4 18 £30,500 +58.44% 2
Mid Wales - 11 - - 2
North Wales -2 4 £25,000 -23.07%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 225 (50.45%) SQL
2 183 (41.03%) .NET
3 181 (40.58%) Microsoft
4 175 (39.24%) C#
5 141 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (25.78%) ASP.NET
7 112 (25.11%) MVC
8 105 (23.54%) HTML
9 102 (22.87%) Windows
10 94 (21.08%) MS Excel
10 94 (21.08%) Oracle
11 92 (20.63%) JavaScript
12 84 (18.83%) CSS
13 74 (16.59%) T-SQL
14 67 (15.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 67 (15.02%) Degree
15 65 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 58 (13.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 55 (12.33%) Finance
19 54 (12.11%) jQuery
20 53 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 52 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
21 52 (11.66%) SQL Server 2012
22 51 (11.43%) VB.NET
23 49 (10.99%) MySQL
24 48 (10.76%) ETL
25 46 (10.31%) VMware
25 46 (10.31%) Advertising
25 46 (10.31%) Windows Server

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 23 (5.16%) IIS
2 21 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.14%) Tornado
5 10 (2.24%) CMS
6 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.57%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.12%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.67%) Commerce Server
10 3 (0.67%) Confluence
11 2 (0.45%) Apache
11 2 (0.45%) SAS
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.22%) JBoss
12 1 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 94 (21.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (4.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.24%) 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
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.28%) Firewall
2 14 (3.14%) VPN
3 13 (2.91%) DNS
4 12 (2.69%) VLAN
5 11 (2.47%) SAN
6 10 (2.24%) Internet
7 8 (1.79%) LAN
7 8 (1.79%) WAN
8 6 (1.35%) NAS
8 6 (1.35%) VoIP
9 5 (1.12%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (0.67%) DHCP
10 3 (0.67%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.45%) HTTP
11 2 (0.45%) Network Security
12 1 (0.22%) FTP
12 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 63 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (13.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 52 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (11.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (10.99%) MySQL
7 37 (8.30%) Relational Database
8 35 (7.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 18 (4.04%) SQLite
10 17 (3.81%) OLAP
11 15 (3.36%) RDBMS
12 12 (2.69%) OLAP Cube
13 11 (2.47%) DB2
14 10 (2.24%) Power BI
15 9 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (1.79%) PowerPivot
17 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (7.85%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.91%) Selenium
3 13 (2.91%) Subversion
4 11 (2.47%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.57%) JMeter
6 7 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.35%) JUnit
7 6 (1.35%) NUnit
8 5 (1.12%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.12%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.90%) Moq
9 4 (0.90%) MSTest
9 4 (0.90%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.67%) JIRA
10 3 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.45%) NuGet
12 1 (0.22%) FishEye
General
1 55 (12.33%) Finance
2 46 (10.31%) Advertising
3 18 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.24%) Games
4 10 (2.24%) Marketing
5 9 (2.02%) Electronics
6 7 (1.57%) Law
6 7 (1.57%) Legal
6 7 (1.57%) Retail
7 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 213 (47.76%) Developer
2 93 (20.85%) .NET Developer
3 63 (14.13%) Analyst
4 53 (11.88%) C# Developer
5 45 (10.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (9.87%) Senior Developer
7 40 (8.97%) Software Developer
8 36 (8.07%) SQL Developer
9 29 (6.50%) Consultant
9 29 (6.50%) Software Engineer
10 28 (6.28%) DBA
10 28 (6.28%) Senior .NET Developer
11 26 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (5.61%) Junior
13 24 (5.38%) Support Analyst
14 23 (5.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (4.93%) SQL DBA
16 20 (4.48%) Analytics Consultant
16 20 (4.48%) Remedy Consultant
17 17 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (41.03%) .NET
2 115 (25.78%) ASP.NET
3 105 (23.54%) HTML
4 84 (18.83%) CSS
5 54 (12.11%) jQuery
6 44 (9.87%) Web Services
7 43 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (9.19%) XML
9 40 (8.97%) .NET Framework
10 35 (7.85%) WCF
11 32 (7.17%) HTML5
12 28 (6.28%) AngularJS
13 21 (4.71%) Middleware
14 20 (4.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 19 (4.26%) Ajax
15 19 (4.26%) Entity Framework
16 18 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (3.81%) CSS3
18 16 (3.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.36%) Informatics
4 15 (3.36%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.14%) Life Science
6 11 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.02%) Clustering
8 8 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.79%) Replication
9 7 (1.57%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.35%) Data Extraction
10 6 (1.35%) Health Informatics
10 6 (1.35%) User Experience
11 4 (0.90%) Fintech
11 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.67%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.67%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.67%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.87%) Windows
2 46 (10.31%) Windows Server
3 33 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (6.73%) Linux
6 17 (3.81%) Unix
7 13 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.12%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.45%) Android
14 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (25.11%) MVC
3 65 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (10.76%) ETL
5 45 (10.09%) Analytics
6 44 (9.87%) OO
6 44 (9.87%) Scrum
7 43 (9.64%) Software Engineering
8 41 (9.19%) ITIL
8 41 (9.19%) SDLC
9 36 (8.07%) TDD
10 25 (5.61%) DevOps
11 23 (5.16%) OOD
11 23 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (4.71%) Data Analysis
13 19 (4.26%) Kimball Methodology
13 19 (4.26%) Web Development
14 18 (4.04%) ERP
14 18 (4.04%) Project Management
15 15 (3.36%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 225 (50.45%) SQL
2 175 (39.24%) C#
3 92 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 74 (16.59%) T-SQL
5 51 (11.43%) VB.NET
6 35 (7.85%) Java
7 26 (5.83%) C++
7 26 (5.83%) Python
8 20 (4.48%) VB
9 13 (2.91%) PHP
10 12 (2.69%) C
10 12 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.90%) Delphi
11 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.45%) Korn
13 2 (0.45%) VB6
14 1 (0.22%) Perl
14 1 (0.22%) Uniface
14 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 67 (15.02%) Degree
2 27 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.91%) MCSE
4 10 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.02%) MCITP
6 7 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.57%) ISEB
6 7 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.35%) MCP
8 4 (0.90%) MCSA
9 3 (0.67%) CCNA
9 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.67%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.50%) QA
2 17 (3.81%) SLA
3 7 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (7.17%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.16%) 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%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.45%) Firmware
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (1.35%) WSUS
3 4 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
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
1 181 (40.58%) Microsoft
2 94 (21.08%) Oracle
3 46 (10.31%) VMware
4 26 (5.83%) Remedy
5 21 (4.71%) Cisco
6 20 (4.48%) BMC
7 15 (3.36%) HP
8 12 (2.69%) SAP
9 11 (2.47%) Citrix
9 11 (2.47%) Veeam
10 10 (2.24%) Dell
11 9 (2.02%) Sybase
12 8 (1.79%) IBM
13 7 (1.57%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.57%) Sitecore
14 6 (1.35%) Veritas
15 5 (1.12%) Avaya
16 4 (0.90%) Epicor
16 4 (0.90%) JD Edwards
16 4 (0.90%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18000 - £31000 per annum + benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
King's Service Centre
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newquay, Cornwall
King's Service Centre
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Page International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cas-gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + share options
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension,Allowance,25 Days Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus Structure
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £26000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago