Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 97 139
Rank change year-on-year +5 +42 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 17 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.08% 0.81% 0.090%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 2.93% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 2
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.24% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £33,775
90th Percentile £57,750 £51,250 £38,525
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -

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 435 376 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.74% 27.57% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 356 354 556
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +0.65% +9.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,900 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,875 £55,000 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -15 11 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Newport +8 5 £42,500 +63.46%
Bridgend - 1 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server 2016
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (47.06%) TDD
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) API Development
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (29.41%) XPath
8 5 (29.41%) WCF
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (29.41%) RESTful
8 5 (29.41%) BDD
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
8 5 (29.41%) SOAP
8 5 (29.41%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) XSLT

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 (11.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Hyperconnected
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (17.65%) WCF Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) PowerShell Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Messaging Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
2 5 (29.41%) SOAP
2 5 (29.41%) WCF
2 5 (29.41%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) XSLT
3 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Core
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) API Development
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Data Security
6 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (23.53%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (23.53%) ETL
6 4 (23.53%) Kanban
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
7 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 5 (29.41%) XPath
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) C
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (23.53%) Tableau