Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 48 79 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 18.32% 20.90% 25.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 92.31% 83.16% 79.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42 79 45
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £24,125 £23,000 £24,150
90th Percentile £51,750 £50,000 £56,000
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% +4.17% +2.86%

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 52 95 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 19.85% 25.13% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 46 92 57
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,625 £23,050 £24,850
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,984 £53,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +14.29%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -2 46 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Carmarthenshire -3 2 £30,250 +16.35%
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 25 (52.08%) C#
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 23 (47.92%) Windows
4 22 (45.83%) MVC
5 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 18 (37.50%) SQL
6 18 (37.50%) Ruby
6 18 (37.50%) QA
7 16 (33.33%) Linux
7 16 (33.33%) Node.js
8 15 (31.25%) DevOps
9 14 (29.17%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (29.17%) nginx
9 14 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (25.00%) e-Learning
10 12 (25.00%) Varnish
10 12 (25.00%) TeamCity
10 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
10 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 12 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
10 12 (25.00%) User Experience
10 12 (25.00%) Docker
10 12 (25.00%) Server Management
11 11 (22.92%) VMware
12 10 (20.83%) Replication

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 14 (29.17%) Elasticsearch
1 14 (29.17%) nginx
2 8 (16.67%) IIS
3 6 (12.50%) Confluence
3 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (16.67%) Serverless
4 7 (14.58%) Office 365
5 6 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (10.42%) Mimecast
7 2 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) DNS
2 9 (18.75%) SAN
3 8 (16.67%) DHCP
4 5 (10.42%) Firewall
5 3 (6.25%) NAS
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.17%) LAN
6 2 (4.17%) MPLS
6 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.17%) VoIP
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (4.17%) WAN
7 1 (2.08%) PABX
7 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (20.83%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.50%) MySQL
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.17%) Redis
7 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 6 (12.50%) JIRA
4 6 (12.50%) JUnit
4 6 (12.50%) Mockito
5 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 13 (27.08%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.33%) DBA
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (8.33%) SQL DBA
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Graduate C# Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Graduate Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
2 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (33.33%) Node.js
4 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 8 (16.67%) CSS
4 8 (16.67%) HTML
4 8 (16.67%) JSON
4 8 (16.67%) XML
5 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.50%) Angular 2
6 6 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 6 (12.50%) GraphQL
6 6 (12.50%) Ionic Framework
6 6 (12.50%) REST
6 6 (12.50%) Sass
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (8.33%) RESTful
7 4 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 12 (25.00%) User Experience
2 10 (20.83%) Replication
3 8 (16.67%) Clustering
4 6 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (10.42%) Fat Client
5 5 (10.42%) Thin Client
6 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.08%) BBC
8 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) CentOS
5 2 (4.17%) Fedora
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) MVC
3 15 (31.25%) DevOps
4 12 (25.00%) Server Management
4 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (14.58%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 6 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 6 (12.50%) Line Management
7 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.33%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) C#
2 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 18 (37.50%) Ruby
3 18 (37.50%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
5 8 (16.67%) Java
5 8 (16.67%) Python
6 6 (12.50%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
1 4 (8.33%) MCSA
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Docker
1 12 (25.00%) Varnish
2 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.17%) XenApp
5 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (16.67%) Puppet
3 6 (12.50%) SCCM
3 6 (12.50%) SCOM
3 6 (12.50%) Terraform
4 5 (10.42%) SCOrch
5 4 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (8.33%) SCSM
6 2 (4.17%) Ansible
6 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) VMware
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Actifio
7 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.17%) F5
7 2 (4.17%) Facebook
7 2 (4.17%) NetApp
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Veeam
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) Google
8 1 (2.08%) Sony
8 1 (2.08%) Yahoo!