The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Mid Wales with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales / Mid Wales
Rank 13 5 2
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 8 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Mid Wales 15.09% 19.05% 36.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Median salary - £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Mid Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Mid Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 8 4 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Mid Wales 15.09% 19.05% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Median salary - £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Mid Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Mid Wales citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Mid Wales

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Mid Wales

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Mid Wales

SQL Server
Job Locations in Mid 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 Mid Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Ceredigion -9 8 - -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Mid Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Mid Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) Web Services
3 11 (73.33%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle HRMS
5 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (40.00%) SaaS
5 6 (40.00%) Software Architecture
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (40.00%) CRM
5 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Postgraduate
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (33.33%) SOAP
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (33.33%) SOA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Mid 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 11 (73.33%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle HRMS
2 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Solutions Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) REST
2 5 (33.33%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
1 6 (40.00%) Software Architecture
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Contract Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Veeam
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) SAP