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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales / North Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 11 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 29.73% 9.52% 17.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 84.62% 33.33% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 15
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -23.07%  
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 North Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 13 12 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 35.14% 28.57% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 21
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,800 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
Flintshire - 10 £38,750 - 2
Wrexham -1 1 £31,500 +26.00%
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) WPF
6 8 (36.36%) Entity Framework
6 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) Node.js
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
7 7 (31.82%) RESTful
8 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 5 (22.73%) MySQL
9 5 (22.73%) Dell
9 5 (22.73%) Broadband
9 5 (22.73%) LAN
9 5 (22.73%) WAN
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 5 (22.73%) VMware
9 5 (22.73%) Web Design
9 5 (22.73%) Internet
9 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
9 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013

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 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Broadband
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
1 5 (22.73%) LAN
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) MS Access
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) Android Studio
3 3 (13.64%) Xcode
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) IT Support
4 5 (22.73%) IT Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Server Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Server Support
4 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Support
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Support Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Developer
5 4 (18.18%) ASP Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) WPF
4 8 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (31.82%) Node.js
5 7 (31.82%) RESTful
6 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (22.73%) WCF
8 4 (18.18%) Code First Entity Framework
8 4 (18.18%) JSON
9 3 (13.64%) Android SDK
9 3 (13.64%) Angular 2
9 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) Laravel
9 3 (13.64%) React
10 2 (9.09%) CSS
10 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (22.73%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (22.73%) Web Design
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) SOLID
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) MVVM
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) EAI
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) PDM
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) C
5 3 (13.64%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) ES6
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 3 (13.64%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (22.73%) XenServer
2 3 (13.64%) Firmware
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Dell
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Xamarin
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