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

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 71 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.22% 1.78% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 6.64% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 21
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -19.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,215 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 198 301 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 26.87% 26.78% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 173 270 322
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Cardiff 0 6 £35,750 +2.14%
Newport +12 3 £45,269 +6.51%
SQL Server 2012
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (61.40%) Visual Studio
3 33 (57.89%) C#
3 33 (57.89%) .NET
3 33 (57.89%) Unit Testing
4 31 (54.39%) Software Engineering
4 31 (54.39%) REST
4 31 (54.39%) Web Services
5 30 (52.63%) MVC
5 30 (52.63%) TDD
5 30 (52.63%) BDD
5 30 (52.63%) Test Automation
5 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 29 (50.88%) Continuous Deployment
6 29 (50.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (50.88%) ASP.NET
6 29 (50.88%) SOAP
7 28 (49.12%) Tomcat
7 28 (49.12%) Eclipse
7 28 (49.12%) IBM
7 28 (49.12%) EJB
7 28 (49.12%) IIS
7 28 (49.12%) Java
7 28 (49.12%) Hibernate
7 28 (49.12%) RESTful
7 28 (49.12%) Subversion
7 28 (49.12%) Spring
7 28 (49.12%) Maven
7 28 (49.12%) WebSphere
7 28 (49.12%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring 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 (49.12%) IIS
1 28 (49.12%) Tomcat
1 28 (49.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Sage 200
1 3 (5.26%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.75%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.26%) Power BI
9 2 (3.51%) Couchbase
9 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.75%) Big Data
10 1 (1.75%) Biml
10 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (61.40%) Visual Studio
2 28 (49.12%) Eclipse
2 28 (49.12%) Maven
2 28 (49.12%) Subversion
3 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.28%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.53%) Artifactory
6 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.77%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.51%) MbUnit
7 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.51%) MSTest
7 2 (3.51%) NUnit
7 2 (3.51%) Selenium
7 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.04%) Advertising
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Software Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) Developer
3 15 (26.32%) .NET Software Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Java Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (21.05%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Business Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (8.77%) DBA
8 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Database Developer
8 4 (7.02%) SQL DBA
9 3 (5.26%) Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) IT Support
9 3 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (5.26%) IT Technician
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Support Technician
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Database Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) .NET
2 31 (54.39%) REST
2 31 (54.39%) Web Services
3 30 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 29 (50.88%) ASP.NET
4 29 (50.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (50.88%) SOAP
5 28 (49.12%) .NET Framework
5 28 (49.12%) EJB
5 28 (49.12%) Hibernate
5 28 (49.12%) RESTful
5 28 (49.12%) Spring
6 27 (47.37%) Java SE
7 22 (38.60%) Middleware
8 6 (10.53%) Play Framework
9 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.51%) CSS
9 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.51%) HTML
9 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (47.37%) User Experience
2 20 (35.09%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Fintech
4 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Unit Testing
2 31 (54.39%) Software Engineering
3 30 (52.63%) BDD
3 30 (52.63%) MVC
3 30 (52.63%) TDD
3 30 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 29 (50.88%) Continuous Deployment
5 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (47.37%) Customer Insight
5 27 (47.37%) Performance Optimisation
6 21 (36.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.53%) Functional Programming
9 4 (7.02%) ERP
9 4 (7.02%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.26%) CRM
10 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
10 3 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) C#
2 28 (49.12%) Java
3 17 (29.82%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 25 (43.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) IBM
2 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (1.75%) Cognos
4 1 (1.75%) Infor
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau