Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North 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 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 16 10
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 45 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 30.82% 12.79% 18.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.43% 27.50% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48 12 17
North Wales median annual salary £35,000 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £27,675 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £45,375 £45,000 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -0.71%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 63 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 43.15% 46.51% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 60 39 29
North Wales median annual salary £37,750 £28,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.46% -20.83% -4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 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 in North Wales.

Salary trend for SQL Server in North Wales

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in North Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in North Wales over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in North Wales

SQL Server
Job Locations in North 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 North Wales region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire +16 24 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Gwynedd - 8 £35,000 - 1
Conwy - 5 £35,000 - 3
Wrexham - 5 £30,500 - 1
Denbighshire 0 2 £41,250 +68.37% 1
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 27 (60.00%) C#
1 27 (60.00%) .NET
1 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 20 (44.44%) MVC
4 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (37.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (35.56%) Entity Framework
6 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
7 14 (31.11%) NoSQL
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 12 (26.67%) Power BI
9 12 (26.67%) Web Application Development
9 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (26.67%) WCF
9 12 (26.67%) TDD
9 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (24.44%) WPF
10 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (22.22%) Marketing
11 10 (22.22%) Ruby
11 10 (22.22%) Node.js
11 10 (22.22%) BDD
11 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 10 (22.22%) RESTful
11 10 (22.22%) Code First Entity Framework
12 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (17.78%) HTML

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.22%) CMS
1 1 (2.22%) GeoServer
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DHCP
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) VLAN
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server 2016
2 14 (31.11%) NoSQL
3 12 (26.67%) Power BI
3 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.11%) DB2
5 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.89%) Redis
7 3 (6.67%) GIS
7 3 (6.67%) QlikView
8 2 (4.44%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.44%) RavenDB
8 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.22%) QGIS
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (22.22%) Marketing
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) .NET Developer
3 12 (26.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (17.78%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Junior
7 4 (8.89%) Junior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Report Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) DBA
9 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) .NET
1 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
3 16 (35.56%) Entity Framework
4 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (26.67%) WCF
6 11 (24.44%) WPF
7 10 (22.22%) Code First Entity Framework
7 10 (22.22%) Node.js
7 10 (22.22%) RESTful
8 8 (17.78%) HTML
9 6 (13.33%) CSS
9 6 (13.33%) HTML5
10 5 (11.11%) jQuery
10 5 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (11.11%) Web Services
11 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) MVC
3 12 (26.67%) TDD
3 12 (26.67%) Web Application Development
4 10 (22.22%) BDD
5 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (17.78%) CRM
7 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Project Management
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) B2B
8 4 (8.89%) B2C
8 4 (8.89%) Data Governance
8 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.89%) High Availability
8 4 (8.89%) People Management
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) Web Development
9 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) C#
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Ruby
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Data Quality
1 4 (8.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Teradata
3 1 (2.22%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.22%) Mapinfo
3 1 (2.22%) Sage
3 1 (2.22%) Veeam
3 1 (2.22%) VMware