The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 11 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 12.22% 34.78% 31.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 94.12% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 11
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,050 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £40,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
Wales

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 West Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 24.44% 36.96% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 15
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,600 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

SQL Server
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Wales region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in West Wales

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in West Wales

SQL Server
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 15 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
Swansea -2 11 £35,000 +27.27% 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) C#
4 14 (50.00%) HTML
4 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
6 10 (35.71%) WCF
7 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 9 (32.14%) WinForms
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (28.57%) MVC
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (25.00%) jQuery
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (25.00%) XML
10 6 (21.43%) XSLT
10 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 6 (21.43%) GIS
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
10 6 (21.43%) Android Development
10 6 (21.43%) iOS Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.71%) Star Schema
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (10.71%) OLAP
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.14%) NCover
2 2 (7.14%) NUnit
2 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Automated Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
2 14 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
4 10 (35.71%) WCF
5 9 (32.14%) WinForms
6 7 (25.00%) jQuery
6 7 (25.00%) XML
7 6 (21.43%) XSLT
7 6 (21.43%) WPF
7 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
7 6 (21.43%) LINQ
7 6 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (10.71%) XHTML
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.14%) HTML5
9 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (3.57%) Durandal
10 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 6 (21.43%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Android
2 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Android Development
3 6 (21.43%) iOS Development
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) OOD
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Content Management
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) C#
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (10.71%) Cognos
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) VMware