Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 97 101
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 67 54 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.14% 2.01% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.17% 6.85% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 53
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 659 788 824
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 30.84% 29.26% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 573 677 695
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,080 £50,000 £48,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
South Wales +20 50 £45,000 +12.50%
West Wales -21 10 £45,269 +33.14%
Mid Wales - 7 £43,000 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (65.67%) .NET
2 44 (65.67%) C#
3 42 (62.69%) Web Services
4 40 (59.70%) REST
5 39 (58.21%) Visual Studio
6 38 (56.72%) SOAP
7 37 (55.22%) Java
7 37 (55.22%) Unit Testing
8 36 (53.73%) MVC
8 36 (53.73%) Test Automation
8 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET
10 34 (50.75%) Software Engineering
10 34 (50.75%) TDD
10 34 (50.75%) BDD
11 33 (49.25%) Continuous Deployment
11 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (47.76%) IBM
12 32 (47.76%) Hibernate
12 32 (47.76%) EJB
12 32 (47.76%) IIS
12 32 (47.76%) Eclipse
12 32 (47.76%) Tomcat
12 32 (47.76%) Subversion
12 32 (47.76%) Spring
12 32 (47.76%) Maven
12 32 (47.76%) WebSphere
12 32 (47.76%) .NET Framework

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 32 (47.76%) IIS
1 32 (47.76%) Tomcat
1 32 (47.76%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.46%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (2.99%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.99%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.49%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (35.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.46%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.48%) Power BI
11 2 (2.99%) Couchbase
11 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (1.49%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (58.21%) Visual Studio
2 32 (47.76%) Eclipse
2 32 (47.76%) Maven
2 32 (47.76%) Subversion
3 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.45%) SpecFlow
5 6 (8.96%) Artifactory
6 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.46%) IntelliJ
7 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.99%) MbUnit
8 2 (2.99%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.99%) MSTest
8 2 (2.99%) NUnit
8 2 (2.99%) Selenium
8 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.96%) Advertising
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Software Engineer
2 19 (28.36%) Developer
3 17 (25.37%) .NET Software Engineer
4 15 (22.39%) Java Engineer
4 15 (22.39%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (20.90%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Solutions Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Solutions Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Business Developer
9 5 (7.46%) DBA
10 4 (5.97%) Database Developer
10 4 (5.97%) SQL DBA
11 3 (4.48%) Administrator
12 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (65.67%) .NET
2 42 (62.69%) Web Services
3 40 (59.70%) REST
4 38 (56.72%) SOAP
5 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET
6 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (47.76%) .NET Framework
7 32 (47.76%) EJB
7 32 (47.76%) Hibernate
7 32 (47.76%) RESTful
7 32 (47.76%) Spring
8 31 (46.27%) Java SE
9 26 (38.81%) Middleware
10 9 (13.43%) HTML
11 6 (8.96%) Play Framework
11 6 (8.96%) XML
12 4 (5.97%) CSS
12 4 (5.97%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (5.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.27%) User Experience
2 24 (35.82%) Mainframe
3 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) Fintech
6 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Unit Testing
2 36 (53.73%) MVC
2 36 (53.73%) Test Automation
3 34 (50.75%) BDD
3 34 (50.75%) Software Engineering
3 34 (50.75%) TDD
4 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (49.25%) Continuous Deployment
5 31 (46.27%) Customer Insight
5 31 (46.27%) Performance Optimisation
6 25 (37.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 13 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (14.93%) ETL
9 7 (10.45%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
9 7 (10.45%) ITIL
9 7 (10.45%) Project Management
9 7 (10.45%) Validation
10 6 (8.96%) Functional Programming
11 5 (7.46%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) C#
2 37 (55.22%) Java
3 25 (37.31%) SQL
4 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.94%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.46%) PHP
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (43.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 29 (43.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) IBM
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Sage
5 1 (1.49%) Infor