Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
UK > Wales
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 113 94
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 6 6 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.47% 0.34% 2.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.00% 1.32% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 46
Median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,563 £32,000 £33,125
90th Percentile £47,500 £44,250 £48,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

SQL Server 2016 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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 300 455 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.62% 25.71% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 263 413 450
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Wales

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Wales.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in Wales

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Wales over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Wales

SQL Server 2016
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 2016 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 6 July 2020. 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 +25 6 £34,500 -4.83%
SQL Server 2016
UK

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Power BI
4 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) AWS
5 1 (16.67%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Tableau
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Informatica

SQL Server 2016
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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
2 1 (16.67%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Power BI
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) WhereScape RED
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) Teradata