Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 34 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 39.08% 30.99% 10.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.83% 64.71% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 11
North Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%

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 48 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 55.17% 47.89% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 25
North Wales median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -3.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,250 £21,650
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 16 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Gwynedd - 8 £35,000 -
Conwy - 4 £35,000 -
Wrexham -1 3 £38,000 +20.63% 2
Denbighshire +2 1 £40,000 +61.62% 1
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) C#
2 21 (61.76%) .NET
2 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
3 20 (58.82%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
4 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
4 11 (32.35%) Entity Framework
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (29.41%) MVC
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (26.47%) Power BI
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (23.53%) Retail
7 8 (23.53%) Project Management
7 8 (23.53%) DB2
7 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (20.59%) .NET Core
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 7 (20.59%) Docker
8 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
8 7 (20.59%) Web Services
8 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.59%) Teradata
8 7 (20.59%) Redis

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 (2.94%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) GeoServer
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) VLAN
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (26.47%) Power BI
4 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (23.53%) DB2
4 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (20.59%) Redis
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (8.82%) GIS
7 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
7 3 (8.82%) QlikView
7 3 (8.82%) RavenDB
8 2 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.94%) MS Access
9 1 (2.94%) QGIS
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Lead Developer
4 7 (20.59%) .NET Software Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Developer
5 6 (17.65%) SQL BI Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
7 4 (11.76%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (11.76%) Report Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Business Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) DBA
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.94%) Tester
9 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) .NET
1 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
2 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
2 11 (32.35%) Entity Framework
3 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (20.59%) .NET Core
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 7 (20.59%) Web Services
5 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
5 5 (14.71%) HTML
5 5 (14.71%) jQuery
5 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (11.76%) Code First Entity Framework
6 4 (11.76%) CSS
6 4 (11.76%) HTML5
6 4 (11.76%) Node.js
6 4 (11.76%) RESTful
6 4 (11.76%) WCF
6 4 (11.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (23.53%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) High Availability
4 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
5 6 (17.65%) CRM
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
6 5 (14.71%) B2B
6 5 (14.71%) B2C
6 5 (14.71%) People Management
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Information Management
8 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
9 2 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) C#
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) VBA
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Teradata
3 1 (2.94%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.94%) Mapinfo
3 1 (2.94%) Sage
3 1 (2.94%) Veeam
3 1 (2.94%) VMware