The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 230 201 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.84% 15.73% 18.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.61% 53.46% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 211 179 204
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
SQL Server
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
429 376 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.28% 29.42% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 373 319 382
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Wales

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Wales

SQL Server
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 170 £36,000 +2.85% 8
West Wales +1 40 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Mid Wales - 10 £27,500 -
North Wales -7 6 £26,500 -36.14% 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 244 (58.23%) Microsoft
2 238 (56.80%) .NET
3 216 (51.55%) C#
4 201 (47.97%) SQL
5 200 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
6 166 (39.62%) MVC
7 163 (38.90%) ASP.NET
8 143 (34.13%) HTML
9 121 (28.88%) MS Excel
10 119 (28.40%) CSS
11 113 (26.97%) JavaScript
12 104 (24.82%) T-SQL
13 101 (24.11%) Windows
14 100 (23.87%) Scrum
14 100 (23.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 79 (18.85%) jQuery
15 79 (18.85%) TDD
15 79 (18.85%) OO
16 77 (18.38%) WCF
16 77 (18.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 75 (17.90%) .NET Framework
18 68 (16.23%) XML
18 68 (16.23%) Oracle
19 64 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 63 (15.04%) SDLC
21 62 (14.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 62 (14.80%) Team Foundation Server
22 60 (14.32%) Finance
23 56 (13.37%) Web Services
24 54 (12.89%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (7.64%) IIS
2 22 (5.25%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.01%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.82%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (2.86%) Apache
5 12 (2.86%) JBoss
6 10 (2.39%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.19%) ColdFusion
9 5 (1.19%) Oracle 10gAS
9 5 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.95%) CMS
10 4 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.72%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.48%) SAS
12 2 (0.48%) Tornado
Applications
1 121 (28.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.10%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.15%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.95%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.10%) SaaS
4 7 (1.67%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.35%) DNS
2 17 (4.06%) Firewall
3 13 (3.10%) LAN
3 13 (3.10%) WAN
4 11 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.15%) VPN
6 8 (1.91%) Internet
7 6 (1.43%) HTTP
7 6 (1.43%) Intranet
7 6 (1.43%) SAN
8 5 (1.19%) NAS
8 5 (1.19%) SSL
8 5 (1.19%) VLAN
8 5 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.95%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.72%) Broadband
10 3 (0.72%) DHCP
10 3 (0.72%) IPsec
10 3 (0.72%) MPLS
10 3 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (18.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 64 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (14.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (8.11%) MySQL
5 30 (7.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 28 (6.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (6.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (4.77%) Relational Database
9 17 (4.06%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.63%) OLAP
11 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (1.67%) QlikView
14 6 (1.43%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.43%) RavenDB
14 6 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (14.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (10.74%) Visual Studio
3 35 (8.35%) Git (software)
4 20 (4.77%) Subversion
5 18 (4.30%) TeamCity
6 16 (3.82%) NUnit
7 11 (2.63%) Mercurial
8 10 (2.39%) MSTest
8 10 (2.39%) Selenium
9 8 (1.91%) JUnit
10 7 (1.67%) Mockito
10 7 (1.67%) NMock
10 7 (1.67%) Spock
10 7 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.19%) NetBeans
12 5 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.19%) PVCS
13 4 (0.95%) Moq
13 4 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 60 (14.32%) Finance
2 34 (8.11%) Advertising
3 16 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.58%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.63%) Retail
6 6 (1.43%) Marketing
7 5 (1.19%) Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 253 (60.38%) Developer
2 123 (29.36%) .NET Developer
3 61 (14.56%) Senior Developer
4 52 (12.41%) C# Developer
5 43 (10.26%) Software Developer
6 39 (9.31%) Analyst
7 38 (9.07%) .NET Software Developer
8 37 (8.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (8.83%) SQL Developer
9 29 (6.92%) Senior .NET Developer
10 21 (5.01%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 19 (4.53%) Java Developer
11 19 (4.53%) Junior
12 16 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (3.82%) C# Software Developer
12 16 (3.82%) Junior Developer
13 13 (3.10%) Junior .NET Developer
14 12 (2.86%) Applications Developer
14 12 (2.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (56.80%) .NET
2 163 (38.90%) ASP.NET
3 143 (34.13%) HTML
4 119 (28.40%) CSS
5 100 (23.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 79 (18.85%) jQuery
7 77 (18.38%) WCF
8 75 (17.90%) .NET Framework
9 68 (16.23%) XML
10 56 (13.37%) Web Services
11 37 (8.83%) Ajax
11 37 (8.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 34 (8.11%) XSLT
13 32 (7.64%) Entity Framework
13 32 (7.64%) KnockoutJS
14 31 (7.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 30 (7.16%) RESTful
16 28 (6.68%) AngularJS
17 25 (5.97%) HTML5
18 22 (5.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 32 (7.64%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (6.44%) Informatics
4 25 (5.97%) NHS
5 23 (5.49%) User Experience
6 19 (4.53%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.86%) Fintech
8 12 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.15%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.91%) Social Media
11 7 (1.67%) Clustering
12 5 (1.19%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
14 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.48%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 101 (24.11%) Windows
2 36 (8.59%) Windows Server
3 25 (5.97%) Linux
4 15 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.19%) Unix
7 5 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.72%) Android
9 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (39.62%) MVC
3 100 (23.87%) Scrum
4 79 (18.85%) OO
4 79 (18.85%) TDD
5 63 (15.04%) SDLC
6 40 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (9.07%) ITIL
8 34 (8.11%) Web Development
9 33 (7.88%) Coaching
10 29 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (6.92%) Mentoring
11 26 (6.21%) Waterfall
12 25 (5.97%) Project Management
13 24 (5.73%) Data Protection
13 24 (5.73%) OOP
14 23 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (5.49%) ETL
14 23 (5.49%) Unit Testing
15 22 (5.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 216 (51.55%) C#
2 201 (47.97%) SQL
3 113 (26.97%) JavaScript
4 104 (24.82%) T-SQL
5 41 (9.79%) Java
5 41 (9.79%) VB.NET
6 22 (5.25%) PHP
7 14 (3.34%) C++
8 9 (2.15%) Groovy
9 7 (1.67%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.67%) Python
10 6 (1.43%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.95%) ABAP
12 4 (0.95%) Perl
12 4 (0.95%) Ruby
12 4 (0.95%) VB
13 3 (0.72%) C
13 3 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (8.35%) Degree
2 15 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.91%) MCITP
5 5 (1.19%) MCSE
5 5 (1.19%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.72%) HND
6 3 (0.72%) ISEB
6 3 (0.72%) MCSA
7 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) MCTS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.86%) QA
2 9 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (12.89%) Active Directory
2 37 (8.83%) Hyper-V
3 35 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.67%) vSphere
5 3 (0.72%) Firmware
5 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.72%) XenServer
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (5.73%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 244 (58.23%) Microsoft
2 68 (16.23%) Oracle
3 52 (12.41%) VMware
4 29 (6.92%) HP
5 28 (6.68%) 3PAR
5 28 (6.68%) Veeam
6 24 (5.73%) Veritas
7 22 (5.25%) SAP
8 13 (3.10%) RedGate
9 12 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.15%) Cisco
11 6 (1.43%) OpenText
11 6 (1.43%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.19%) Avaya
12 5 (1.19%) Dell
12 5 (1.19%) IBM
12 5 (1.19%) Serena
12 5 (1.19%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.95%) Epicor
13 4 (0.95%) F5
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