Period
to 22 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 3 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 15 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 16.13% 23.81% 5.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 80.00% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 4
North Wales median annual salary £57,500 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% +50.00% -11.50%
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%

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 30 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 32.26% 29.76% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 16
North Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £45,000 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 -5 9 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Denbighshire - 5 £57,500 - 2
Wrexham -4 1 £32,500 +1.56% 5
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) CRM
4 6 (40.00%) ERP
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Law
5 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) Games
5 5 (33.33%) ODBC
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) Logistics
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) HTML5
5 5 (33.33%) X++
5 5 (33.33%) MorphX
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Release Management
5 5 (33.33%) Data Migration

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 2 (13.33%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospike
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MorphX
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Games
1 5 (33.33%) Law
1 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) ODBC
4 2 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
1 6 (40.00%) ERP
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Logistics
2 5 (33.33%) Microservices
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Release Management
2 5 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 5 (33.33%) X++
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) LXC
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) VMware