Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 32 53 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 15.84% 25.00% 43.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 94.12% 85.48% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 84
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 34 62 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 16.83% 29.25% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 31 57 94
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,900 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 -13 30 £40,000 - 8
Pembrokeshire - 2 £32,500 -
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 13 (40.63%) Python
4 12 (37.50%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (37.50%) Puppet
4 12 (37.50%) Serverless
5 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
5 11 (34.38%) HTML
5 11 (34.38%) CSS
5 11 (34.38%) DNS
6 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 9 (28.13%) C#
7 9 (28.13%) .NET
7 9 (28.13%) MVC
7 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.00%) JSON
8 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.00%) XML
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) Linux
9 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle
9 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
9 7 (21.88%) Migration
9 7 (21.88%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) Ruby
9 7 (21.88%) DevOps
9 7 (21.88%) Mentoring

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 6 (18.75%) Confluence
1 6 (18.75%) IIS
1 6 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.38%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (37.50%) Serverless
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 6 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (18.75%) IaaS
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Office 365
4 3 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) MPLS
3 4 (12.50%) NAS
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.75%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Redis
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 6 (18.75%) Jasmine
3 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 6 (18.75%) JUnit
3 6 (18.75%) Mockito
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) AccuRev
5 1 (3.13%) GitLab
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Junior
3 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.50%) DBA
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) CSS
1 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) .NET
3 8 (25.00%) JSON
3 8 (25.00%) XML
4 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) Angular 2
5 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 6 (18.75%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (18.75%) GraphQL
5 6 (18.75%) Ionic Framework
5 6 (18.75%) REST
5 6 (18.75%) Sass
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 3 (9.38%) Middleware
7 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (6.25%) HTML5
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Replication
1 6 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) BBC
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) CentOS
2 6 (18.75%) Fedora
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (28.13%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
3 7 (21.88%) Migration
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Line Management
4 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 6 (18.75%) Storage Management
4 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Coaching
6 4 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 4 (12.50%) SDLC
6 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Python
3 12 (37.50%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) C#
6 7 (21.88%) Ruby
7 6 (18.75%) TypeScript
8 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) Ansible
2 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.75%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (18.75%) Terraform
3 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Grafana
3 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.50%) NetApp
5 4 (12.50%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) Facebook
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Google
7 1 (3.13%) Sony
7 1 (3.13%) Yahoo!