The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 70 82
Rank change year-on-year +25 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 58 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.33% 2.24% 1.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.47% 7.28% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 25
Median salary £45,269 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% +3.65%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012 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 Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 375 412 403
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 34.44% 30.75% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 310 357 349
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Wales.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Wales over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +24 47 £45,000 +5.88%
Mid Wales - 6 £43,000 -
West Wales -2 5 £45,269 +20.71%
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (53.01%) .NET
2 44 (53.01%) C#
3 42 (50.60%) Web Services
4 41 (49.40%) REST
5 40 (48.19%) Visual Studio
6 39 (46.99%) SOAP
7 38 (45.78%) Java
8 37 (44.58%) Unit Testing
9 35 (42.17%) TDD
9 35 (42.17%) MVC
9 35 (42.17%) BDD
9 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (40.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (40.96%) Continuous Deployment
10 34 (40.96%) ASP.NET
10 34 (40.96%) Software Engineering
10 34 (40.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (39.76%) .NET Framework
11 33 (39.76%) IIS
11 33 (39.76%) SQL
11 33 (39.76%) RESTful
12 32 (38.55%) EJB
12 32 (38.55%) Tomcat
12 32 (38.55%) Eclipse
12 32 (38.55%) IBM
12 32 (38.55%) Java SE
12 32 (38.55%) WebSphere
12 32 (38.55%) Spring
12 32 (38.55%) Maven

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 33 (39.76%) IIS
2 32 (38.55%) Tomcat
2 32 (38.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.23%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (3.61%) Sage 200
2 3 (3.61%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) IPsec
1 5 (6.02%) LAN
1 5 (6.02%) SSL
1 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.02%) VPN
1 5 (6.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (40.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (21.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (19.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (8.43%) Power BI
8 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.23%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.41%) Big Data
12 2 (2.41%) Couchbase
12 2 (2.41%) Data Lake
12 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
12 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (1.20%) Biml
13 1 (1.20%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 40 (48.19%) Visual Studio
2 32 (38.55%) Eclipse
2 32 (38.55%) Maven
2 32 (38.55%) Subversion
3 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.43%) Artifactory
4 7 (8.43%) SpecFlow
5 6 (7.23%) IntelliJ
6 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.41%) MbUnit
8 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.41%) MSTest
8 2 (2.41%) NUnit
8 2 (2.41%) Selenium
8 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Advertising
2 6 (7.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Software Engineer
2 26 (31.33%) Developer
3 17 (20.48%) .NET Software Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) C# Software Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) Java Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Business Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Solutions Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Solutions Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) DBA
8 5 (6.02%) Database Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Help Desk Manager
8 5 (6.02%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.02%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.01%) .NET
2 42 (50.60%) Web Services
3 41 (49.40%) REST
4 39 (46.99%) SOAP
5 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 34 (40.96%) ASP.NET
6 34 (40.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (39.76%) .NET Framework
7 33 (39.76%) RESTful
8 32 (38.55%) EJB
8 32 (38.55%) Hibernate
8 32 (38.55%) Java SE
8 32 (38.55%) Spring
9 26 (31.33%) Middleware
10 8 (9.64%) HTML
11 7 (8.43%) Play Framework
11 7 (8.43%) XML
12 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.41%) Gherkin
12 2 (2.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.35%) User Experience
2 24 (28.92%) Mainframe
3 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
5 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.41%) Fintech
7 2 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.20%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Unit Testing
2 35 (42.17%) BDD
2 35 (42.17%) MVC
2 35 (42.17%) TDD
3 34 (40.96%) Continuous Deployment
3 34 (40.96%) Software Engineering
4 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (37.35%) Customer Insight
4 31 (37.35%) Performance Optimisation
5 26 (31.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 18 (21.69%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (18.07%) ETL
8 12 (14.46%) ITIL
9 7 (8.43%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (8.43%) Data Integration
9 7 (8.43%) Functional Programming
9 7 (8.43%) Project Management
9 7 (8.43%) Validation
10 6 (7.23%) Business Process Improvement
10 6 (7.23%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.01%) C#
2 38 (45.78%) Java
3 33 (39.76%) SQL
4 13 (15.66%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.84%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.23%) PHP
7 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Postgraduate
3 5 (6.02%) MCSA
3 5 (6.02%) MCSE
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (34.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 29 (34.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.43%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) IBM
2 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Sage
5 1 (1.20%) Cognos
5 1 (1.20%) Infor
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau