The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 18 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 31.03% 19.61% 11.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.23% 90.91% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
26 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 44.83% 21.57% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 24
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Wales

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 July 2014.

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 July 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 - 10 £35,000 - 5
Flintshire +2 3 £15,500 -48.76% 2
Gwynedd - 1 £35,000 -
Denbighshire - 1 £28,926 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
5 11 (34.38%) Windows
6 10 (31.25%) CSS
6 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 10 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (21.88%) N-Tier
9 7 (21.88%) WCF
9 7 (21.88%) jQuery
9 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (21.88%) Degree
10 6 (18.75%) Ajax
10 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 5 (15.63%) IIS
11 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.63%) ERP
11 5 (15.63%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
11 5 (15.63%) SEO
11 5 (15.63%) PDM
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (15.63%) Hudson

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Documentum
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) CTI
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) MS Access
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.63%) Hudson
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Lead Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Delphi Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
4 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (21.88%) WCF
5 7 (21.88%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) Ajax
7 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (12.50%) Web Services
8 4 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (9.38%) WinForms
9 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET
9 3 (9.38%) RESTful
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Compact Framework
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) N-Tier
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) ERP
2 5 (15.63%) SEO
2 5 (15.63%) PDM
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (9.38%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) OO
4 3 (9.38%) OOD
4 3 (9.38%) BDD
4 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Content Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Release Management
6 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C#
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) VB6
5 3 (9.38%) VB
5 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Delphi
7 1 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Facebook
3 2 (6.25%) Embarcadero
4 1 (3.13%) Mitel
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
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