Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 19 5
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 25 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 20.16% 8.79% 22.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 73.53% 25.00% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 22
North Wales median annual salary £38,750 £26,750 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.86% -20.74% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -

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 34 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 27.42% 35.16% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 36
North Wales median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +26.76% -5.33%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +9 19 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Wrexham -3 3 £20,000 -20.00%
Gwynedd - 2 £35,000 - 1
Conwy - 2 £35,000 - 1
Denbighshire -5 1 £42,500 +73.47%
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 20 (80.00%) C#
1 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) MVC
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (68.00%) .NET Framework
3 17 (68.00%) Entity Framework
4 15 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 14 (56.00%) WPF
6 13 (52.00%) WCF
6 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (48.00%) NoSQL
8 11 (44.00%) BDD
8 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (44.00%) RESTful
8 11 (44.00%) Marketing
8 11 (44.00%) Ruby
8 11 (44.00%) TDD
8 11 (44.00%) Node.js
8 11 (44.00%) Web Application Development
8 11 (44.00%) Code First Entity Framework
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 6 (24.00%) HTML
10 6 (24.00%) Retail
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (20.00%) CSS
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 12 (48.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.00%) Power BI
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) DB2
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.00%) Redis
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (44.00%) Marketing
2 6 (24.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (44.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Junior
4 4 (16.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) .NET
1 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (68.00%) .NET Framework
3 17 (68.00%) Entity Framework
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 14 (56.00%) WPF
5 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (52.00%) WCF
6 11 (44.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 11 (44.00%) Node.js
6 11 (44.00%) RESTful
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) CSS
9 4 (16.00%) HTML5
9 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (8.00%) CSS3
11 2 (8.00%) jQuery
11 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (76.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) BDD
2 11 (44.00%) TDD
2 11 (44.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (16.00%) MVVM
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) Ruby
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Teradata