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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 18 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 17.48% 27.42% 31.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 73.91% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 22
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £19,700 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,006 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
30 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 29.13% 37.10% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 26
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -5 7 £37,500 +11.11%
Flintshire -10 4 £24,000 -17.24%
Conwy - 4 £40,000 -
Gwynedd +1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Denbighshire - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 27 (49.09%) C#
4 25 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 19 (34.55%) HTML
7 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
8 18 (32.73%) MVC
8 18 (32.73%) .NET Framework
8 18 (32.73%) Entity Framework
9 17 (30.91%) NoSQL
9 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
9 17 (30.91%) RESTful
9 17 (30.91%) BDD
9 17 (30.91%) TDD
10 16 (29.09%) WCF
10 16 (29.09%) Web Application Development
11 14 (25.45%) Facebook
11 14 (25.45%) Node.js
11 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (25.45%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (25.45%) Ruby
11 14 (25.45%) Advertising
11 14 (25.45%) CSS
12 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
13 11 (20.00%) PHP
13 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (18.18%) MySQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (25.45%) Node.js
2 8 (14.55%) Apache
3 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.45%) IIS
5 3 (5.45%) ArcGIS
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.82%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Intranet
2 5 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) NoSQL
2 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (10.91%) MS Access
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.45%) Couchbase
7 3 (5.45%) Redis
8 2 (3.64%) OLAP
8 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.82%) OLTP
9 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (5.45%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 3 (5.45%) Ant
4 3 (5.45%) JUnit
4 3 (5.45%) EasyMock
4 3 (5.45%) Mockito
5 2 (3.64%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (25.45%) Advertising
2 4 (7.27%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 20 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Web Developer
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.09%) DBA
5 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Database Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Business Systems Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 25 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 19 (34.55%) HTML
4 18 (32.73%) .NET Framework
4 18 (32.73%) Entity Framework
5 17 (30.91%) RESTful
6 16 (29.09%) WCF
7 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (25.45%) CSS
8 9 (16.36%) jQuery
9 8 (14.55%) Ajax
10 5 (9.09%) WPF
10 5 (9.09%) Spring
10 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET
10 5 (9.09%) HTML5
11 4 (7.27%) Web Services
11 4 (7.27%) JDBC
11 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.45%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (14.55%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.27%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.45%) Wiki
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) GIS
4 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.45%) iPad
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (5.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) MVC
3 17 (30.91%) BDD
3 17 (30.91%) TDD
4 16 (29.09%) Web Application Development
5 8 (14.55%) Web Development
6 4 (7.27%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (7.27%) SDLC
6 4 (7.27%) BPR
6 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) AOP
7 3 (5.45%) Refactoring
7 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Logistics
7 3 (5.45%) Data Management
7 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.45%) OO
7 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 27 (49.09%) C#
3 20 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 14 (25.45%) Ruby
5 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
6 11 (20.00%) PHP
7 8 (14.55%) Java
7 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
8 7 (12.73%) VB6
8 7 (12.73%) VB
9 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) Facebook
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 3 (5.45%) ESRI
4 3 (5.45%) Vertica
4 3 (5.45%) hybris
5 2 (3.64%) Tableau
5 2 (3.64%) Talend
5 2 (3.64%) Sage
5 2 (3.64%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.64%) Dundas