Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 45 64 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 18.22% 17.68% 20.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.33% 79.01% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 63 29
Swansea median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +40.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,200 £22,700
90th Percentile £51,750 £54,844 £50,500
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year - +9.49% +37.00%

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 Swansea with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Swansea
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 54 81 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 21.86% 22.38% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 77 41
Swansea median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,405 £22,750
90th Percentile £54,125 £55,500 £50,000
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £39,375 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.50% +7.69%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swansea.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Swansea

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Swansea

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Swansea over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Swansea

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 Swansea region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Git (software)
3 25 (55.56%) C#
3 25 (55.56%) .NET
3 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 23 (51.11%) Windows
5 22 (48.89%) MVC
6 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
7 18 (40.00%) Ruby
7 18 (40.00%) QA
7 18 (40.00%) Node.js
8 15 (33.33%) SQL
9 14 (31.11%) Linux
10 13 (28.89%) DevOps
11 12 (26.67%) User Experience
11 12 (26.67%) Docker
11 12 (26.67%) Mobile App
11 12 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
11 12 (26.67%) NoSQL
11 12 (26.67%) CoffeeScript
11 12 (26.67%) nginx
11 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (26.67%) Varnish
11 12 (26.67%) Server Management
11 12 (26.67%) e-Learning
11 12 (26.67%) Unit Testing
11 12 (26.67%) TeamCity
12 11 (24.44%) VMware

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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 12 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (26.67%) nginx
2 8 (17.78%) IIS
3 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
4 6 (13.33%) Confluence
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.78%) Office 365
3 6 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (13.33%) Serverless
4 5 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DHCP
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 8 (17.78%) SAN
3 6 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) MPLS
4 2 (4.44%) NAS
4 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 12 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (13.33%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.67%) TeamCity
3 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.33%) Jasmine
4 6 (13.33%) JIRA
4 6 (13.33%) JUnit
4 6 (13.33%) Mockito
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 13 (28.89%) .NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (17.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Graduate
8 4 (8.89%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) DBA
9 3 (6.67%) Graduate C# Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) .NET
1 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 18 (40.00%) Node.js
3 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (17.78%) CSS
4 8 (17.78%) Entity Framework
4 8 (17.78%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) JSON
4 8 (17.78%) XML
5 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
5 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.33%) Angular 2
6 6 (13.33%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (13.33%) GraphQL
6 6 (13.33%) Ionic Framework
6 6 (13.33%) REST
6 6 (13.33%) RESTful
6 6 (13.33%) Sass
6 6 (13.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) e-Learning
1 12 (26.67%) Mobile App
1 12 (26.67%) User Experience
2 10 (22.22%) Replication
3 8 (17.78%) Clustering
4 6 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (11.11%) Fat Client
5 5 (11.11%) Thin Client
6 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
6 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.22%) BBC
7 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) MVC
3 13 (28.89%) DevOps
4 12 (26.67%) Server Management
4 12 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) Business Continuity
7 6 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 6 (13.33%) Line Management
7 6 (13.33%) Migration
7 6 (13.33%) TDD
7 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
8 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 18 (40.00%) Ruby
4 15 (33.33%) SQL
5 12 (26.67%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (13.33%) Java
6 6 (13.33%) Python
6 6 (13.33%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
1 4 (8.89%) MCSA
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Docker
1 12 (26.67%) Varnish
2 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 7 (15.56%) SCOM
3 6 (13.33%) Puppet
3 6 (13.33%) Terraform
4 5 (11.11%) SCOrch
5 4 (8.89%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (8.89%) SCSM
6 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) VMware
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Citrix
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) Actifio
7 2 (4.44%) Apple
7 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.44%) F5
7 2 (4.44%) Facebook
7 2 (4.44%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) Google
8 1 (2.22%) McAfee
8 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.22%) Sony
8 1 (2.22%) Yahoo!