The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 30 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 27.03% 20.75% 40.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.22% 68.75% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 27
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £28,150 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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 North Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
46 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 41.44% 30.19% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 13 34
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

SQL Server
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in North Wales

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in North Wales

SQL Server
Job Locations in North 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 North Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Wrexham +1 14 £37,000 +28.69%
Denbighshire +2 4 £40,000 -
Conwy -1 3 £40,000 +40.35%
Flintshire -8 3 £24,000 -40.00%
Gwynedd +1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North 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 42 (70.00%) .NET
2 33 (55.00%) SQL
3 30 (50.00%) C#
4 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET
4 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (38.33%) TDD
5 23 (38.33%) MVC
6 22 (36.67%) .NET Framework
6 22 (36.67%) HTML
6 22 (36.67%) T-SQL
6 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
6 22 (36.67%) RESTful
6 22 (36.67%) BDD
6 22 (36.67%) NoSQL
6 22 (36.67%) Entity Framework
7 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 19 (31.67%) Web Application Development
9 18 (30.00%) CSS
9 18 (30.00%) WCF
10 17 (28.33%) Ruby
10 17 (28.33%) Advertising
10 17 (28.33%) Facebook
10 17 (28.33%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (28.33%) Node.js
10 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
12 13 (21.67%) jQuery
13 12 (20.00%) MySQL
14 11 (18.33%) PHP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North 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 17 (28.33%) Node.js
2 10 (16.67%) Apache
3 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.00%) IIS
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Intranet
2 5 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) NoSQL
2 12 (20.00%) MySQL
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (10.00%) MS Access
6 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (8.33%) Redis
7 5 (8.33%) Couchbase
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.33%) OLAP
10 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.67%) OLTP
10 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) Subversion
3 5 (8.33%) Maven
3 5 (8.33%) EasyMock
3 5 (8.33%) Ant
3 5 (8.33%) JUnit
3 5 (8.33%) Mockito
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (28.33%) Advertising
2 4 (6.67%) Back Office
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.33%) DBA
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Business Systems Manager
7 2 (3.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (70.00%) .NET
2 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.67%) HTML
3 22 (36.67%) .NET Framework
3 22 (36.67%) RESTful
3 22 (36.67%) Entity Framework
4 18 (30.00%) WCF
4 18 (30.00%) CSS
5 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (21.67%) jQuery
7 11 (18.33%) Ajax
8 7 (11.67%) Spring
9 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
9 6 (10.00%) JDBC
9 6 (10.00%) HTML5
10 5 (8.33%) JPA
10 5 (8.33%) WPF
10 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.33%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 5 (8.33%) Wiki
3 5 (8.33%) iPad
4 3 (5.00%) GIS
4 3 (5.00%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Open Source
6 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (6.67%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) TDD
2 23 (38.33%) MVC
3 22 (36.67%) BDD
4 19 (31.67%) Web Application Development
5 8 (13.33%) Web Development
6 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 5 (8.33%) AOP
7 5 (8.33%) Dependency Management
7 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (8.33%) Data Management
7 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.33%) Separation of Concerns
8 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) SEO
9 3 (5.00%) BPR
9 3 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) SQL
2 30 (50.00%) C#
3 22 (36.67%) T-SQL
4 17 (28.33%) Ruby
5 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (18.33%) PHP
7 10 (16.67%) Java
8 8 (13.33%) VB.NET
9 7 (11.67%) VB6
9 7 (11.67%) VB
10 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.33%) Facebook
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) hybris
5 3 (5.00%) ESRI
5 3 (5.00%) Vertica
6 2 (3.33%) Talend
6 2 (3.33%) Dundas
6 2 (3.33%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.33%) Tableau
6 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Sage
7 1 (1.67%) Hyland