Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 90 127
Rank change year-on-year -11 +37 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 11 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.71% 1.35% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.81% 4.71% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 3
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,850 £34,050
90th Percentile £71,250 £49,500 £47,950
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

SQL Server 2016 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 South Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 391 382 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 25.26% 28.66% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 321 352 516
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,250 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -1.28% +11.43%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in South Wales

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in South Wales.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in South Wales

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in South Wales

SQL Server 2016
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 2016 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Cardiff -20 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Newport +10 3 £42,500 +55.96%
Bridgend - 1 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server 2016
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) API Development
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
7 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) XSLT
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (27.27%) BDD

SQL Server 2016
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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# WCF Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) WCF Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Internet Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) API Development
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
4 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) XPath
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau