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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 22 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 37.29% 29.69% 23.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 88.00% 86.36% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 11
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
25 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 42.37% 34.38% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 24
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 26 November 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
Wrexham +2 15 £37,500 +30.43% 5
Flintshire +3 2 £38,000 +11.76% 2
Conwy - 1 - -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 26 (72.22%) C#
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) ASP.NET
3 24 (66.67%) MVC
3 24 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 23 (63.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 23 (63.89%) TDD
5 22 (61.11%) BDD
5 22 (61.11%) RESTful
5 22 (61.11%) NoSQL
5 22 (61.11%) WCF
5 22 (61.11%) Git (software)
6 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (55.56%) Node.js
7 20 (55.56%) Facebook
7 20 (55.56%) Web Application Development
7 20 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (55.56%) Ruby
7 20 (55.56%) Advertising
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) CSS
10 7 (19.44%) HTML
10 7 (19.44%) jQuery
11 6 (16.67%) PDM
11 6 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (16.67%) ERP
11 6 (16.67%) SQL
12 5 (13.89%) T-SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 20 (55.56%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Redis
2 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) SSDT
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Mockito
4 2 (5.56%) EasyMock
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) MSTest
General
1 20 (55.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 22 (61.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) .NET
1 25 (69.44%) ASP.NET
2 24 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 23 (63.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 22 (61.11%) RESTful
4 22 (61.11%) WCF
5 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (22.22%) CSS
8 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 7 (19.44%) HTML
9 5 (13.89%) Ajax
10 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.33%) HTML5
11 2 (5.56%) JPA
11 2 (5.56%) WPF
11 2 (5.56%) JDBC
11 2 (5.56%) XML
11 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
11 2 (5.56%) JDO
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.56%) Wiki
3 2 (5.56%) iPad
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Animation
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) MVC
3 23 (63.89%) TDD
4 22 (61.11%) BDD
5 20 (55.56%) Web Application Development
6 6 (16.67%) PDM
6 6 (16.67%) ERP
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Data Management
9 3 (8.33%) Change Management
10 2 (5.56%) SEO
10 2 (5.56%) UML
10 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.56%) AOP
10 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.56%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.56%) Dependency Management
10 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) Ruby
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Facebook
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) Hyland
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