The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South Wales / Torfaen
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 11 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 15.63% 23.75% 6.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 38.78% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 8
Median salary £45,269 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.11% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 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 Torfaen with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Torfaen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 20 49 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 62.50% 61.25% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 46 41
Median salary £45,269 £43,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.06% -8.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £25,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,350 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Torfaen citing SQL Server 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 in Torfaen

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Torfaen

SQL Server
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Cwmbran +3 5 £45,269 +74.11%
SQL Server
South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Torfaen region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) Java SE
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) BDD

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Java SE
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Insight
1 3 (60.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle