Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3 10 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in North Wales 4.05% 18.52% 16.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.50% 62.50% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 12
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £28,125 £33,750 £32,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £38,125 £47,500 £48,125
90th Percentile £40,750 £52,250 £54,500
Wales median annual salary £35,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.88% +6.67% -6.25%

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 8 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 10.81% 29.63% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 21
10th Percentile £27,800 £30,750 £20,125
25th Percentile £30,688 £33,750 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,000 £41,250 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.73% +14.58% -10.00%
75th Percentile £38,000 £51,875 £47,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £64,625 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,178 £39,197
% change year-on-year +0.76% +7.61% -2.01%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in North Wales

SQL Server
Salary Trend in North Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in North Wales.

Salary trend for SQL Server in North Wales

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in North Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in North Wales over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +1 2 £32,500 -21.21% 8
Denbighshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Sprint Review
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft