The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Wales / South Wales
Rank 40 72 66
Rank change year-on-year +32 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 49 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.59% 2.18% 2.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.76% 7.14% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 32
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,269 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012 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 South Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 311 378 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 35.50% 30.56% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 261 321 334
Median salary £40,041 £40,000 £37,950
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.10% +5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012 in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in South Wales.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Newport +13 21 £42,500 - 1
Cardiff +14 18 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Caerphilly - 3 £45,269 -
Torfaen - 3 £45,269 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £45,269 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £45,269 -
SQL Server 2012
Wales

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (51.52%) Visual Studio
3 33 (50.00%) .NET
3 33 (50.00%) C#
4 32 (48.48%) Unit Testing
5 30 (45.45%) BDD
5 30 (45.45%) TDD
5 30 (45.45%) Web Services
5 30 (45.45%) MVC
5 30 (45.45%) REST
5 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 29 (43.94%) Continuous Deployment
6 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
6 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
6 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (42.42%) RESTful
7 28 (42.42%) .NET Framework
7 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (42.42%) SOAP
7 28 (42.42%) IIS
8 27 (40.91%) IBM
8 27 (40.91%) Hibernate
8 27 (40.91%) EJB
8 27 (40.91%) Java
8 27 (40.91%) Tomcat
8 27 (40.91%) Eclipse
8 27 (40.91%) Subversion
8 27 (40.91%) Spring
8 27 (40.91%) Maven
8 27 (40.91%) WebSphere

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 28 (42.42%) IIS
2 27 (40.91%) Tomcat
2 27 (40.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Sage 200
1 3 (4.55%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.52%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) IPsec
1 5 (7.58%) LAN
1 5 (7.58%) SSL
1 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.58%) VPN
1 5 (7.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (4.55%) Power BI
8 2 (3.03%) Big Data
8 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
8 2 (3.03%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.52%) Biml
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.52%) OLAP
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (51.52%) Visual Studio
2 27 (40.91%) Eclipse
2 27 (40.91%) Maven
2 27 (40.91%) Subversion
3 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 6 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.58%) IntelliJ
6 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.03%) MbUnit
7 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.03%) MSTest
7 2 (3.03%) NUnit
7 2 (3.03%) Selenium
7 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.61%) Advertising
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Software Engineer
2 25 (37.88%) Developer
3 15 (22.73%) .NET Software Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Java Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) SQL Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Business Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Help Desk Manager
7 5 (7.58%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Database Developer
8 4 (6.06%) DBA
8 4 (6.06%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.55%) IT Support
9 3 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (4.55%) IT Technician
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Database Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) .NET
2 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
2 30 (45.45%) REST
2 30 (45.45%) Web Services
3 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
3 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (42.42%) .NET Framework
4 28 (42.42%) RESTful
4 28 (42.42%) SOAP
5 27 (40.91%) EJB
5 27 (40.91%) Hibernate
5 27 (40.91%) Java SE
5 27 (40.91%) Spring
6 22 (33.33%) Middleware
7 6 (9.09%) Play Framework
8 3 (4.55%) MDX
9 2 (3.03%) HTML5
9 2 (3.03%) Java EE
9 2 (3.03%) jQuery
9 2 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (39.39%) User Experience
2 20 (30.30%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Fintech
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Unit Testing
2 30 (45.45%) BDD
2 30 (45.45%) MVC
2 30 (45.45%) TDD
3 29 (43.94%) Continuous Deployment
3 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
4 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (39.39%) Customer Insight
5 26 (39.39%) Performance Optimisation
6 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (12.12%) ETL
8 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
8 7 (10.61%) High Availability
9 6 (9.09%) Functional Programming
10 5 (7.58%) ITIL
10 5 (7.58%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (6.06%) CRM
11 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.06%) ERP
11 4 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) C#
2 27 (40.91%) Java
3 22 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.58%) MCSA
3 5 (7.58%) MCSE
4 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 24 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) IBM
2 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Sage
4 2 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (1.52%) Infor
5 1 (1.52%) Tableau
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