Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 51 78 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 18.41% 21.55% 28.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.46% 79.59% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48 74 38
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +19.05% +57.50%
10th Percentile £25,625 £28,075 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £54,844 £45,925
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.10%

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 West Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 65 98 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 23.47% 27.07% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 60 91 41
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +32.08%
10th Percentile £24,625 £28,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £46,500 £56,250 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in West Wales

SQL Server
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in West Wales

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in West Wales over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in West Wales

SQL Server
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Swansea +4 49 £40,000 - 14
Carmarthenshire -3 2 £34,250 +24.55%
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 West Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 36 (70.59%) C#
1 36 (70.59%) .NET
1 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (66.67%) MVC
3 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET
4 25 (49.02%) Ruby
4 25 (49.02%) Git (software)
5 24 (47.06%) Node.js
6 20 (39.22%) Windows
7 18 (35.29%) .NET Framework
7 18 (35.29%) Entity Framework
8 17 (33.33%) WCF
8 17 (33.33%) TDD
8 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (31.37%) RESTful
9 16 (31.37%) NoSQL
9 16 (31.37%) BDD
9 16 (31.37%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 16 (31.37%) Code First Entity Framework
9 16 (31.37%) Web Application Development
9 16 (31.37%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (21.57%) Linux
11 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
11 11 (21.57%) VMware
11 11 (21.57%) DevOps
11 11 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (19.61%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 9 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (17.65%) nginx
2 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.80%) IIS
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.65%) Office 365
3 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.80%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) DNS
2 9 (17.65%) DHCP
3 6 (11.76%) Firewall
3 6 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) NoSQL
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server 2016
2 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (49.02%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) .NET Developer
3 21 (41.18%) C# Developer
4 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (35.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (19.61%) Software Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Customer Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Customer Support Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
11 2 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (3.92%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) .NET
2 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET
3 24 (47.06%) Node.js
4 18 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 18 (35.29%) Entity Framework
5 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (33.33%) WCF
6 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (31.37%) Code First Entity Framework
6 16 (31.37%) RESTful
7 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.88%) CGI
8 3 (5.88%) Web Services
9 2 (3.92%) jQuery
9 2 (3.92%) RequireJS
10 1 (1.96%) .NET Core
10 1 (1.96%) Middleware
10 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 9 (17.65%) User Experience
3 8 (15.69%) e-Learning
4 6 (11.76%) Clustering
4 6 (11.76%) Replication
5 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
5 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
6 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.84%) Android
4 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Fedora
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (66.67%) MVC
3 17 (33.33%) TDD
4 16 (31.37%) BDD
4 16 (31.37%) Web Application Development
5 11 (21.57%) DevOps
5 11 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (15.69%) Project Management
6 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Migration
8 5 (9.80%) Capacity Management
8 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
8 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.84%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (7.84%) High Availability
9 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (7.84%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) C#
2 25 (49.02%) Ruby
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.69%) CoffeeScript
5 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.84%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) MCSA
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
1 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 8 (15.69%) Varnish
3 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.84%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.96%) XenApp
6 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
1 9 (17.65%) SCOM
2 4 (7.84%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (7.84%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.84%) SCOrch
2 4 (7.84%) SCSM
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
1 11 (21.57%) VMware
2 6 (11.76%) Citrix
3 5 (9.80%) HP
4 4 (7.84%) Apple
4 4 (7.84%) McAfee
4 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat