Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 40 61 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 16.60% 18.60% 28.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 90.91% 81.33% 78.46%
Number of salaries quoted 36 61 50
Swansea median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,625 £24,500 £28,125
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
West Wales median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% +3.90% +10.00%

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 44 75 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 18.26% 22.87% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 40 73 63
Swansea median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,125 £23,300 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,250 £55,000 £57,500
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Swansea

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 21 (52.50%) C#
3 21 (52.50%) .NET
3 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET
4 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
4 19 (47.50%) SQL
4 19 (47.50%) Windows
5 18 (45.00%) MVC
5 18 (45.00%) QA
6 15 (37.50%) Ruby
6 15 (37.50%) Linux
6 15 (37.50%) DevOps
7 14 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (35.00%) nginx
8 13 (32.50%) TeamCity
8 13 (32.50%) Node.js
9 12 (30.00%) MongoDB
9 12 (30.00%) CoffeeScript
9 12 (30.00%) Varnish
9 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
9 12 (30.00%) Docker
9 12 (30.00%) User Experience
9 12 (30.00%) Server Management
9 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
9 12 (30.00%) e-Learning
10 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (22.50%) Python

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 14 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
1 14 (35.00%) nginx
2 7 (17.50%) IIS
3 6 (15.00%) Confluence
4 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (20.00%) Serverless
3 6 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (12.50%) Office 365
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.00%) IaaS
7 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) SAN
4 4 (10.00%) LAN
4 4 (10.00%) MPLS
4 4 (10.00%) NAS
4 4 (10.00%) VPN
4 4 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.00%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Redis
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (32.50%) TeamCity
3 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (15.00%) Jasmine
4 6 (15.00%) JIRA
4 6 (15.00%) JUnit
4 6 (15.00%) Mockito
5 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.50%) GitLab
General
1 4 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) DBA
5 4 (10.00%) Graduate
5 4 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) .NET
1 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET
2 13 (32.50%) Node.js
3 8 (20.00%) CSS
3 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 8 (20.00%) JSON
3 8 (20.00%) XML
4 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.00%) Angular 2
5 6 (15.00%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (15.00%) GraphQL
5 6 (15.00%) Ionic Framework
5 6 (15.00%) REST
5 6 (15.00%) Sass
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.00%) HTML5
8 2 (5.00%) Middleware
8 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) e-Learning
1 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
1 12 (30.00%) User Experience
2 7 (17.50%) Replication
3 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (7.50%) Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) BBC
6 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Fedora
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) MVC
3 15 (37.50%) DevOps
4 12 (30.00%) Server Management
4 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (15.00%) Line Management
6 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (10.00%) Coaching
8 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) C#
2 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Ruby
4 12 (30.00%) CoffeeScript
5 9 (22.50%) Python
6 8 (20.00%) Java
7 6 (15.00%) TypeScript
8 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCSA
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Docker
1 12 (30.00%) Varnish
2 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (20.00%) Puppet
3 6 (15.00%) Terraform
4 2 (5.00%) Ansible
4 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
4 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Grafana
5 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
4 4 (10.00%) Veeam
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Facebook
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Actifio
6 1 (2.50%) Apple
6 1 (2.50%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Sony
6 1 (2.50%) Yahoo!