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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK / Wales
Rank 9 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 207 202 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.75% 16.19% 19.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.19% 55.04% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 193 175 226
Median salary £35,000 £34,789 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% -3.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
382 367 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 34.60% 29.41% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 339 315 438
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 0 138 £35,000 - 15
West Wales +4 48 £40,000 +60.00% 4
North Wales -3 11 £24,750 -31.72%
Mid Wales -10 5 - - 2
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 266 (62.59%) .NET
2 252 (59.29%) Microsoft
3 247 (58.12%) C#
4 215 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
5 204 (48.00%) SQL
6 201 (47.29%) ASP.NET
7 181 (42.59%) MVC
8 161 (37.88%) HTML
9 140 (32.94%) MS Excel
10 136 (32.00%) CSS
11 123 (28.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 122 (28.71%) JavaScript
13 121 (28.47%) Scrum
14 106 (24.94%) Windows
15 102 (24.00%) T-SQL
16 91 (21.41%) OO
17 86 (20.24%) WCF
18 83 (19.53%) TDD
19 81 (19.06%) jQuery
20 76 (17.88%) SQL Server 2008
20 76 (17.88%) .NET Framework
21 75 (17.65%) XML
22 69 (16.24%) SDLC
23 63 (14.82%) Finance
24 62 (14.59%) Oracle
25 61 (14.35%) Team Foundation Server
26 60 (14.12%) Web Services
27 58 (13.65%) ASP.NET Web API
28 56 (13.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 54 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 29 (6.82%) IIS
2 26 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 22 (5.18%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.35%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.12%) Apache
7 9 (2.12%) JBoss
8 7 (1.65%) ColdFusion
8 7 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.41%) CMS
10 5 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.18%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.71%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.47%) Documentum
13 2 (0.47%) FileNet
14 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.24%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 140 (32.94%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.76%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.12%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.71%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.24%) SaaS
4 17 (4.00%) Office 365
5 3 (0.71%) IaaS
5 3 (0.71%) PaaS
6 2 (0.47%) G Suite
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.12%) DNS
2 18 (4.24%) Firewall
3 16 (3.76%) LAN
4 15 (3.53%) WAN
5 13 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.82%) Internet
7 7 (1.65%) Broadband
7 7 (1.65%) VPN
8 6 (1.41%) HTTP
8 6 (1.41%) SSL
9 5 (1.18%) IPsec
10 4 (0.94%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.94%) SAN
10 4 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.71%) NAS
12 2 (0.47%) DHCP
12 2 (0.47%) Network Security
12 2 (0.47%) PABX
12 2 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 56 (13.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (11.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 33 (7.76%) MySQL
6 32 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (5.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (4.94%) MongoDB
9 19 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.53%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.82%) RavenDB
12 10 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.88%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (1.41%) Big Data
15 6 (1.41%) QlikView
16 5 (1.18%) CouchDB
17 4 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
17 4 (0.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 61 (14.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (8.71%) Visual Studio
3 34 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.24%) Subversion
5 16 (3.76%) TeamCity
6 15 (3.53%) Mercurial
6 15 (3.53%) NUnit
7 10 (2.35%) MSTest
8 9 (2.12%) Selenium
9 7 (1.65%) JUnit
9 7 (1.65%) Mockito
9 7 (1.65%) NMock
9 7 (1.65%) Spock
10 6 (1.41%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.18%) NetBeans
11 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.94%) Moq
12 4 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 63 (14.82%) Finance
2 29 (6.82%) Advertising
3 22 (5.18%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.71%) Retail
5 12 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.59%) Marketing
7 5 (1.18%) Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Legal
8 3 (0.71%) Welsh Language
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 263 (61.88%) Developer
2 144 (33.88%) .NET Developer
3 58 (13.65%) C# Developer
4 48 (11.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 48 (11.29%) Senior Developer
4 48 (11.29%) Software Developer
5 40 (9.41%) Analyst
5 40 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 35 (8.24%) SQL Developer
7 26 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
8 22 (5.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (5.18%) C# Software Developer
9 20 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 20 (4.71%) Junior
10 19 (4.47%) Java Developer
11 17 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.53%) Junior Developer
13 14 (3.29%) IT Engineer
13 14 (3.29%) Support Engineer
14 13 (3.06%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (62.59%) .NET
2 201 (47.29%) ASP.NET
3 161 (37.88%) HTML
4 136 (32.00%) CSS
5 123 (28.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 86 (20.24%) WCF
7 81 (19.06%) jQuery
8 76 (17.88%) .NET Framework
9 75 (17.65%) XML
10 60 (14.12%) Web Services
11 58 (13.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 40 (9.41%) RESTful
13 39 (9.18%) AngularJS
13 39 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 39 (9.18%) XSLT
14 36 (8.47%) Ajax
14 36 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 30 (7.06%) Entity Framework
16 29 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
17 26 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.06%) Management Information System
2 39 (9.18%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (6.82%) Informatics
3 29 (6.82%) NHS
4 23 (5.41%) User Experience
5 16 (3.76%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.53%) Fintech
7 13 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.12%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.88%) Clustering
10 8 (1.88%) Social Media
11 4 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.94%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.71%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.71%) Statistics
13 2 (0.47%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 106 (24.94%) Windows
2 38 (8.94%) Windows Server
3 22 (5.18%) Linux
4 10 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.94%) Unix
7 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) Android
9 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (42.59%) MVC
3 121 (28.47%) Scrum
4 91 (21.41%) OO
5 83 (19.53%) TDD
6 69 (16.24%) SDLC
7 44 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (8.71%) Coaching
9 35 (8.24%) Web Application Development
10 34 (8.00%) Web Development
11 31 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (7.06%) ITIL
13 29 (6.82%) OOP
14 26 (6.12%) Mentoring
15 25 (5.88%) Automated Testing
16 23 (5.41%) BDD
16 23 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
17 22 (5.18%) Kanban
18 21 (4.94%) Data Protection
18 21 (4.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 247 (58.12%) C#
2 204 (48.00%) SQL
3 122 (28.71%) JavaScript
4 102 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 44 (10.35%) Java
6 43 (10.12%) VB.NET
7 19 (4.47%) PHP
8 12 (2.82%) C++
8 12 (2.82%) Groovy
9 7 (1.65%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.18%) Perl
11 5 (1.18%) Python
12 4 (0.94%) ABAP
12 4 (0.94%) C
12 4 (0.94%) Ruby
12 4 (0.94%) VB
13 3 (0.71%) R
13 3 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (8.24%) Degree
2 14 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.41%) MCITP
5 5 (1.18%) MCSA
5 5 (1.18%) MCSE
5 5 (1.18%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.94%) HND
7 3 (0.71%) ISEB
8 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.24%) MCP
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.82%) QA
2 11 (2.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 32 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.65%) XenServer
5 4 (0.94%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.94%) vSphere
6 2 (0.47%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) Docker
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (4.71%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.47%) vRealize
3 2 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 252 (59.29%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.59%) Oracle
3 43 (10.12%) VMware
4 21 (4.94%) HP
4 21 (4.94%) SAP
5 20 (4.71%) 3PAR
5 20 (4.71%) Veeam
5 20 (4.71%) Veritas
6 12 (2.82%) RedGate
7 11 (2.59%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.88%) OpenText
8 8 (1.88%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.65%) Cisco
9 7 (1.65%) Dell
10 6 (1.41%) IBM
10 6 (1.41%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.18%) Avaya
11 5 (1.18%) Facebook
11 5 (1.18%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.94%) hybris
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brecon, Powys
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £34,000 - £42,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brecon, Powys
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £40,000+ DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Radyr, Cardiff
Prosys Computing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Radyr, Cardiff
Prosys Computing
Posted: 5 days ago