Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 77 46 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 20.42% 25.00% 13.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 81.05% 79.31% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 77 44 13
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £23,300 £23,800 £22,300
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,375 £46,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 95 58 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 25.20% 31.52% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 92 56 17
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,500 £22,400
90th Percentile £54,984 £53,125 £44,500
Wales median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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
Swansea +3 71 £40,000 +1.91% 3
Carmarthenshire -1 6 £26,750 -5.31% 1
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 West Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 52 (67.53%) .NET
2 50 (64.94%) C#
3 43 (55.84%) MVC
4 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (51.95%) SQL
6 39 (50.65%) ASP.NET
7 32 (41.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (33.77%) CSS
8 26 (33.77%) HTML
9 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
10 23 (29.87%) JavaScript
11 21 (27.27%) TDD
11 21 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
12 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (24.68%) Entity Framework
13 19 (24.68%) WCF
14 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (22.08%) Web Application Development
15 17 (22.08%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 16 (20.78%) Scrum
16 16 (20.78%) T-SQL
17 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2016
17 15 (19.48%) RESTful
17 15 (19.48%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (18.18%) Node.js
18 14 (18.18%) NoSQL

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 5 (6.49%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (6.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (6.49%) AWS OpsWorks
3 5 (6.49%) IaaS
3 5 (6.49%) Route 53
3 5 (6.49%) Serverless
4 2 (2.60%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.60%) Office 365
4 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) DHCP
2 2 (2.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2016
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (6.49%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (6.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.90%) RavenDB
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (19.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (11.69%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.49%) Ant
4 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.49%) Maven
5 4 (5.19%) Selenium
5 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
4 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (61.04%) Developer
2 38 (49.35%) .NET Developer
3 27 (35.06%) C# Developer
4 22 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 16 (20.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (12.99%) Software Developer
9 9 (11.69%) Analyst
10 8 (10.39%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (10.39%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (10.39%) DBA
10 8 (10.39%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
10 8 (10.39%) SQL DBA
10 8 (10.39%) VB.NET Developer
11 7 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 7 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (7.79%) Data Analyst
12 6 (7.79%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (67.53%) .NET
2 39 (50.65%) ASP.NET
3 32 (41.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (33.77%) CSS
4 26 (33.77%) HTML
5 21 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (24.68%) Entity Framework
7 19 (24.68%) WCF
8 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 15 (19.48%) RESTful
10 14 (18.18%) Code First Entity Framework
10 14 (18.18%) Node.js
11 9 (11.69%) Ajax
12 8 (10.39%) XML
13 7 (9.09%) AngularJS
13 7 (9.09%) jQuery
14 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (6.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.49%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (6.49%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.49%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.60%) Clustering
7 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.60%) Replication
7 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.30%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) MVC
2 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.27%) TDD
4 17 (22.08%) Web Application Development
5 16 (20.78%) Scrum
6 14 (18.18%) BDD
7 12 (15.58%) DevOps
8 11 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (12.99%) Migration
9 10 (12.99%) Web Development
10 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.09%) ETL
11 7 (9.09%) OO
11 7 (9.09%) SDLC
11 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (6.49%) Data Protection
13 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
13 5 (6.49%) OOP
13 5 (6.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.94%) C#
2 40 (51.95%) SQL
3 23 (29.87%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.78%) T-SQL
5 14 (18.18%) Ruby
6 12 (15.58%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.49%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) MCP
4 2 (2.60%) MCSA
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.49%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.60%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) SCOM
2 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.60%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) SaltStack
2 7 (9.09%) VMware
3 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.90%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix
5 2 (2.60%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle