Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 2 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 9 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 13.43% 35.00% 19.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 74.24% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 53 20
North Wales median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +29.91% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,300 £27,950 £24,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £52,500 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £37,072 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -7.32% +3.90% +10.00%

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 15 66 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 22.39% 47.14% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 63 45
North Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% -14.89%
10th Percentile £29,850 £27,550 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 -2 4 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Wrexham -2 3 £55,000 +80.33% 2
Denbighshire +1 1 £50,000 +21.21%
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Core
4 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) ADO
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) XAML
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms

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 (11.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ASP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Core
4 2 (22.22%) ADO
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Security
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) RAD
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Delphi
4 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com