The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 93 61 84
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 15 43 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.08% 3.30% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.96% 13.11% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 14
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SQL Server 2012
UK

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
379 328 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.27% 25.19% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 328 300 340
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Wales region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
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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
South Wales -40 12 £44,000 +10.00%
West Wales +5 1 £45,000 +73.07%
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (76.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (73.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (67.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (61.76%) T-SQL
6 20 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
7 18 (52.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (47.06%) Finance
8 16 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (44.12%) DTS
9 15 (44.12%) ETL
9 15 (44.12%) Kimball Methodology
10 14 (41.18%) OLTP
10 14 (41.18%) Cognos
11 7 (20.59%) Windows
12 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 5 (14.71%) Clustering
13 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (8.82%) SDLC
14 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
14 3 (8.82%) .NET
15 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (5.88%) HTML
15 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
15 2 (5.88%) CSS
15 2 (5.88%) Web Services

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.88%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (76.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (73.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (67.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (52.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (44.12%) DTS
8 14 (41.18%) OLTP
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) DBA
1 27 (79.41%) SQL DBA
2 18 (52.94%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Report Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Business Developer
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) WCF
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (44.12%) Kimball Methodology
2 15 (44.12%) ETL
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.82%) SDLC
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) OOD
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) Web Development
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (61.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) Cognos
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Sage
4 1 (2.94%) Red Gate