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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 220 202 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.05% 15.10% 15.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.46% 50.50% 60.54%
Number of salaries quoted 192 172 191
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £25,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
370 400 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.68% 29.90% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 321 345 296
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +1 188 £37,500 +7.14% 11
West Wales -6 18 £33,750 +82.43% 5
Mid Wales - 5 - -
North Wales -5 3 £32,500 -13.33%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 240 (52.86%) SQL
2 193 (42.51%) .NET
3 186 (40.97%) C#
4 175 (38.55%) Microsoft
5 139 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (27.97%) ASP.NET
7 116 (25.55%) HTML
7 116 (25.55%) MVC
8 103 (22.69%) Oracle
9 100 (22.03%) MS Excel
10 97 (21.37%) CSS
11 94 (20.70%) JavaScript
12 88 (19.38%) Windows
13 82 (18.06%) Degree
14 72 (15.86%) T-SQL
15 63 (13.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 60 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 60 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
17 59 (13.00%) jQuery
18 58 (12.78%) Web Services
19 55 (12.11%) VB.NET
19 55 (12.11%) Finance
20 54 (11.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 51 (11.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 49 (10.79%) SQL Server 2012
23 47 (10.35%) OO
24 46 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
24 46 (10.13%) ETL
24 46 (10.13%) SDLC
25 45 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC

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 20 (4.41%) IIS
2 17 (3.74%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.64%) Tornado
5 10 (2.20%) Node.js
6 8 (1.76%) CMS
6 8 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.32%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.88%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.66%) Commerce Server
10 3 (0.66%) Confluence
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.44%) Apache
11 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.22%) JBoss
12 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 100 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (4.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.88%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.32%) Office 365
4 5 (1.10%) SaaS
5 4 (0.88%) IaaS
5 4 (0.88%) PaaS
6 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.51%) Firewall
2 11 (2.42%) Internet
2 11 (2.42%) SAN
2 11 (2.42%) VPN
3 9 (1.98%) DNS
4 8 (1.76%) VLAN
5 7 (1.54%) LAN
5 7 (1.54%) WAN
6 6 (1.32%) VoIP
7 5 (1.10%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.88%) NAS
9 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (0.66%) DHCP
9 3 (0.66%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.44%) HTTP
11 1 (0.22%) Network Security
11 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 60 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (11.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (11.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 49 (10.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (9.69%) MySQL
8 40 (8.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 37 (8.15%) Relational Database
10 21 (4.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 16 (3.52%) SQLite
12 15 (3.30%) OLAP
13 13 (2.86%) RDBMS
14 12 (2.64%) DB2
15 11 (2.42%) OLAP Cube
16 10 (2.20%) Power BI
17 8 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (1.76%) PowerPivot
18 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
18 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.86%) Selenium
4 10 (2.20%) Subversion
5 9 (1.98%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.32%) JMeter
7 6 (1.32%) JUnit
7 6 (1.32%) NUnit
7 6 (1.32%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.88%) Moq
8 4 (0.88%) MSTest
8 4 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.88%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.66%) JIRA
9 3 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.44%) NuGet
11 1 (0.22%) FishEye
General
1 55 (12.11%) Finance
2 39 (8.59%) Advertising
3 20 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.86%) Games
4 13 (2.86%) Marketing
5 12 (2.64%) Electronics
6 10 (2.20%) Retail
7 9 (1.98%) Legal
8 7 (1.54%) Law
9 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (49.56%) Developer
2 100 (22.03%) .NET Developer
3 66 (14.54%) Analyst
4 60 (13.22%) C# Developer
5 53 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (10.35%) Software Developer
7 42 (9.25%) Senior Developer
8 38 (8.37%) SQL Developer
9 33 (7.27%) Junior
10 30 (6.61%) DBA
11 29 (6.39%) ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (6.39%) Support Analyst
12 28 (6.17%) Senior .NET Developer
13 27 (5.95%) Consultant
13 27 (5.95%) Software Engineer
14 26 (5.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (5.07%) SQL DBA
16 22 (4.85%) Analytics Consultant
16 22 (4.85%) Remedy Consultant
17 21 (4.63%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (42.51%) .NET
2 127 (27.97%) ASP.NET
3 116 (25.55%) HTML
4 97 (21.37%) CSS
5 59 (13.00%) jQuery
6 58 (12.78%) Web Services
7 45 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (9.69%) XML
9 38 (8.37%) .NET Framework
10 37 (8.15%) WCF
11 35 (7.71%) AngularJS
11 35 (7.71%) HTML5
12 22 (4.85%) CSS3
13 20 (4.41%) Middleware
14 19 (4.19%) Ajax
14 19 (4.19%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (3.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 17 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (3.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.30%) Mathematics
5 13 (2.86%) Informatics
6 12 (2.64%) Life Science
7 9 (1.98%) Clustering
8 8 (1.76%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.76%) Replication
9 7 (1.54%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.32%) Health Informatics
10 6 (1.32%) User Experience
11 4 (0.88%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.88%) Fintech
11 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.66%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.66%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.66%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 88 (19.38%) Windows
2 39 (8.59%) Windows Server
3 29 (6.39%) Linux
4 26 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (3.96%) Unix
7 11 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.98%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.76%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.10%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.44%) Android
14 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (25.55%) MVC
3 60 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (10.35%) OO
5 46 (10.13%) ETL
5 46 (10.13%) SDLC
6 45 (9.91%) Software Engineering
7 42 (9.25%) Analytics
8 41 (9.03%) Scrum
9 37 (8.15%) ITIL
10 33 (7.27%) TDD
11 25 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (5.29%) Web Development
13 22 (4.85%) OOD
14 20 (4.41%) DevOps
15 17 (3.74%) Kimball Methodology
16 16 (3.52%) Data Analysis
16 16 (3.52%) ERP
16 16 (3.52%) Test Planning
17 15 (3.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 240 (52.86%) SQL
2 186 (40.97%) C#
3 94 (20.70%) JavaScript
4 72 (15.86%) T-SQL
5 55 (12.11%) VB.NET
6 33 (7.27%) Java
7 24 (5.29%) C++
7 24 (5.29%) Python
8 18 (3.96%) VB
9 13 (2.86%) PHP
10 12 (2.64%) C
10 12 (2.64%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.88%) Delphi
13 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.44%) Korn
14 2 (0.44%) VBA
15 1 (0.22%) Perl
15 1 (0.22%) Uniface
15 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 82 (18.06%) Degree
2 29 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (2.42%) MCSE
5 8 (1.76%) ISEB
6 7 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.54%) MCITP
6 7 (1.54%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.32%) MCP
8 4 (0.88%) MCSA
9 3 (0.66%) CCNA
9 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.66%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.71%) QA
2 16 (3.52%) SLA
3 6 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.54%) vSphere
4 7 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.88%) Docker
6 4 (0.88%) XenApp
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.66%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Firmware
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.32%) WSUS
2 4 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) Nagios
3 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.22%) OpenView
3 1 (0.22%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.22%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 175 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 103 (22.69%) Oracle
3 36 (7.93%) VMware
4 28 (6.17%) Remedy
5 22 (4.85%) BMC
6 18 (3.96%) Cisco
7 16 (3.52%) SAP
8 13 (2.86%) Citrix
9 11 (2.42%) HP
9 11 (2.42%) IBM
10 10 (2.20%) Sybase
11 9 (1.98%) Dell
12 7 (1.54%) Veeam
13 5 (1.10%) Avaya
13 5 (1.10%) Sitecore
14 4 (0.88%) Epicor
14 4 (0.88%) Intel Security
14 4 (0.88%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.88%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.88%) Veritas
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