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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 8 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 23.53% 48.61% 31.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.33% 89.74% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 18
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
15 39 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 44.12% 54.17% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 21
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Flintshire 0 3 £30,000 -10.44%
Wrexham -8 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Denbighshire 0 1 £26,500 -29.33%
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
5 8 (47.06%) jQuery
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (41.18%) WCF
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) MVC
6 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (35.29%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
8 5 (29.41%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 4 (23.53%) OOP
9 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
9 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
10 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (17.65%) Internet
10 3 (17.65%) OO
10 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 3 (17.65%) ADO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.88%) DTS
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Network Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (11.76%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) WCF
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 3 (17.65%) ADO
9 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.88%) SOAP
9 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) OOP
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) HP
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Red Gate
1 2 (11.76%) Veeam
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft