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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 33 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 38.82% 21.57% 35.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.21% 84.62% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 23
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,150 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £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
47 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 55.29% 25.49% 44.62%
Number of salaries quoted 38 12 28
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 £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 0 18 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Denbighshire +2 5 £40,000 -
Flintshire -3 2 £23,000 -42.50% 2
Gwynedd - 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 41 (71.93%) .NET
2 31 (54.39%) C#
2 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 31 (54.39%) ASP.NET
2 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (45.61%) TDD
3 26 (45.61%) MVC
4 25 (43.86%) Git (software)
4 25 (43.86%) RESTful
4 25 (43.86%) BDD
4 25 (43.86%) NoSQL
5 24 (42.11%) Entity Framework
5 24 (42.11%) .NET Framework
6 22 (38.60%) Web Application Development
7 21 (36.84%) WCF
8 20 (35.09%) Ruby
8 20 (35.09%) Advertising
8 20 (35.09%) T-SQL
8 20 (35.09%) Facebook
8 20 (35.09%) Node.js
8 20 (35.09%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (31.58%) HTML
10 17 (29.82%) CSS
10 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
11 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
12 12 (21.05%) MySQL
12 12 (21.05%) jQuery
13 11 (19.30%) PHP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (35.09%) Node.js
2 10 (17.54%) Apache
3 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.51%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Intranet
2 4 (7.02%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) Network Security
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.86%) NoSQL
2 12 (21.05%) MySQL
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
7 5 (8.77%) Couchbase
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (8.77%) Redis
7 5 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (8.77%) MS Access
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.51%) OLAP
9 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.75%) OLTP
10 1 (1.75%) Big Data
10 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (43.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Subversion
3 5 (8.77%) Maven
3 5 (8.77%) EasyMock
3 5 (8.77%) Ant
3 5 (8.77%) JUnit
3 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.77%) Mockito
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.51%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.75%) Selenium
7 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (35.09%) Advertising
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (91.23%) Developer
2 26 (45.61%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.77%) DBA
5 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Database Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.51%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (71.93%) .NET
2 31 (54.39%) ASP.NET
3 25 (43.86%) RESTful
4 24 (42.11%) Entity Framework
4 24 (42.11%) .NET Framework
5 21 (36.84%) WCF
6 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (31.58%) HTML
8 17 (29.82%) CSS
9 12 (21.05%) jQuery
10 10 (17.54%) Ajax
11 7 (12.28%) Spring
12 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
12 6 (10.53%) JDBC
13 5 (8.77%) ADO.NET
13 5 (8.77%) JDO
13 5 (8.77%) JPA
13 5 (8.77%) WPF
13 5 (8.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.77%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.77%) Wiki
3 5 (8.77%) iPad
4 4 (7.02%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.26%) Clustering
6 2 (3.51%) GIS
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.75%) Open Source
7 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 3 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) TDD
2 26 (45.61%) MVC
3 25 (43.86%) BDD
4 22 (38.60%) Web Application Development
5 8 (14.04%) Web Development
6 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.77%) AOP
7 5 (8.77%) Refactoring
7 5 (8.77%) Dependency Management
7 5 (8.77%) Separation of Concerns
7 5 (8.77%) Data Management
7 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.77%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.02%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.26%) OO
9 3 (5.26%) Logistics
9 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) C#
1 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) T-SQL
2 20 (35.09%) Ruby
3 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.30%) PHP
5 9 (15.79%) Java
6 8 (14.04%) VB.NET
7 7 (12.28%) VB6
7 7 (12.28%) VB
8 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Facebook
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) hybris
5 3 (5.26%) Vertica
6 2 (3.51%) Talend
6 2 (3.51%) Dundas
6 2 (3.51%) Tableau
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) Sage
6 2 (3.51%) ESRI
6 2 (3.51%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.75%) Hyland
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Mold
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Gwynedd
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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