The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 56
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.19% 2.03% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.32% 8.33% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 18
Median salary £35,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 139 168 224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 27.52% 24.38% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 118 153 177
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Cardiff

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Cardiff.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (25.00%) BDD
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (25.00%) MVC
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
10 4 (16.67%) Java SE
10 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
10 4 (16.67%) Spring
10 4 (16.67%) Maven

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Sage 200
1 3 (12.50%) Sage 50
2 1 (4.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.50%) Power BI
7 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
7 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (4.17%) Big Data
8 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
8 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Maven
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) MbUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.33%) MSTest
3 2 (8.33%) NUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (12.50%) IT Technician
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Database Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (16.67%) EJB
4 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.67%) Java SE
4 4 (16.67%) Middleware
4 4 (16.67%) REST
4 4 (16.67%) RESTful
4 4 (16.67%) SOAP
4 4 (16.67%) Spring
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Fintech
2 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) BDD
2 6 (25.00%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
2 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (16.67%) ERP
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (4.17%) Infor
4 1 (4.17%) Tableau