Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 101 176 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.01% 17.04% 15.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.83% 54.49% 58.95%
Number of salaries quoted 98 160 180
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,925 £26,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,250 £46,375
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +0.69%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 267 323 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 29.12% 31.27% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 237 280 312
Cardiff median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,300 £22,275
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,080 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Cardiff

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Cardiff

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Cardiff over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 66 (65.35%) C#
2 58 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (53.47%) .NET
4 51 (50.50%) SQL
5 50 (49.50%) MVC
6 42 (41.58%) ASP.NET
7 41 (40.59%) AngularJS
8 35 (34.65%) Scrum
9 33 (32.67%) TDD
10 28 (27.72%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
11 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
12 26 (25.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (22.77%) Java
13 23 (22.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (21.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (21.78%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (21.78%) HTML
14 22 (21.78%) T-SQL
15 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (19.80%) Visual Studio
17 19 (18.81%) CSS
17 19 (18.81%) Oracle
17 19 (18.81%) Finance
17 19 (18.81%) KnockoutJS
18 17 (16.83%) BDD
18 17 (16.83%) SQL Server 2016
19 16 (15.84%) Dependency Injection
19 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server
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 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.95%) IIS
2 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.96%) CMS
3 4 (3.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.98%) SAS
6 1 (0.99%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.99%) Mule
6 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) Hyperconnected
1 15 (14.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) Firewall
2 2 (1.98%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) DNS
3 1 (0.99%) HTTP
3 1 (0.99%) Network Security
3 1 (0.99%) SAN
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (16.83%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (6.93%) MySQL
8 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
9 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.94%) Power BI
10 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
10 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.97%) Big Data
11 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.97%) Redis
11 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Visual Studio
2 15 (14.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.97%) Liquibase
3 3 (2.97%) Selenium
4 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.98%) JIRA
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.98%) Subversion
4 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.99%) Maven
5 1 (0.99%) MbUnit
5 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.99%) MSTest
5 1 (0.99%) NUnit
5 1 (0.99%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Law
4 4 (3.96%) Electronics
4 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.96%) Marketing
5 3 (2.97%) Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Billing
6 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (73.27%) Developer
2 40 (39.60%) .NET Developer
3 35 (34.65%) C# Developer
4 31 (30.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (25.74%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (25.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (17.82%) SQL Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.92%) SSIS Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) DBA
9 7 (6.93%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (5.94%) Architect
10 6 (5.94%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (5.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.94%) SQL DBA
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Architect
11 5 (4.95%) Senior SQL DBA
11 5 (4.95%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (53.47%) .NET
2 42 (41.58%) ASP.NET
3 41 (40.59%) AngularJS
4 26 (25.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (22.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (21.78%) HTML
6 22 (21.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (18.81%) CSS
7 19 (18.81%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (15.84%) RESTful
9 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 14 (13.86%) XML
11 13 (12.87%) jQuery
12 12 (11.88%) WCF
13 11 (10.89%) Web Services
14 9 (8.91%) SOAP
15 7 (6.93%) Spring
16 6 (5.94%) REST
17 5 (4.95%) HTML5
17 5 (4.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.97%) Fintech
3 3 (2.97%) NHS
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.99%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
5 1 (0.99%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Unix
2 2 (1.98%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) CentOS
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Solaris
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (49.50%) MVC
3 35 (34.65%) Scrum
4 33 (32.67%) TDD
5 28 (27.72%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (21.78%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (16.83%) BDD
8 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (15.84%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (15.84%) Kanban
9 15 (14.85%) Web Application Development
10 9 (8.91%) ETL
10 9 (8.91%) Practice Management
10 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.92%) OOD
11 8 (7.92%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.93%) OO
12 7 (6.93%) Web Development
13 6 (5.94%) High Availability
13 6 (5.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 66 (65.35%) C#
2 51 (50.50%) SQL
3 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
4 23 (22.77%) Java
5 22 (21.78%) T-SQL
6 12 (11.88%) VB
7 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
7 11 (10.89%) Python
8 8 (7.92%) VB.NET
9 7 (6.93%) Ruby
9 7 (6.93%) VBA
10 5 (4.95%) C++
10 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.96%) R
12 3 (2.97%) Perl
13 2 (1.98%) Java 8
13 2 (1.98%) PHP
13 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.99%) Go
14 1 (0.99%) Julia
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) Degree
3 2 (1.98%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (1.98%) CITP
3 2 (1.98%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.95%) GDPR
3 3 (2.97%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) HDFS
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Ansible
1 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.99%) Kibana
1 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.81%) Oracle
3 7 (6.93%) Tableau
4 5 (4.95%) Teradata
5 4 (3.96%) SAP
5 4 (3.96%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.97%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.98%) Sybase
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco
8 1 (0.99%) Cognos
8 1 (0.99%) Coverity
8 1 (0.99%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.99%) VMware