Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 50 75 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 18.38% 18.84% 20.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 81.97% 79.79% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 45 72 29
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £24,500 £25,100
90th Percentile £50,550 £54,844 £44,500
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.23% - +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 61 94 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 22.43% 23.62% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 56 89 41
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +40.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,900 £25,250
90th Percentile £52,750 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%

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 September 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 18 September 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 +6 48 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Carmarthenshire -5 2 £30,250 +16.35% 2
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) C#
2 29 (58.00%) .NET
3 26 (52.00%) MVC
4 25 (50.00%) Windows
5 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
5 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
6 19 (38.00%) Node.js
6 19 (38.00%) Ruby
7 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (32.00%) QA
9 14 (28.00%) Linux
10 13 (26.00%) Mobile App
10 13 (26.00%) DevOps
10 13 (26.00%) User Experience
11 12 (24.00%) Server Management
11 12 (24.00%) Docker
11 12 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (24.00%) CoffeeScript
11 12 (24.00%) Varnish
11 12 (24.00%) MongoDB
11 12 (24.00%) TeamCity
11 12 (24.00%) nginx
11 12 (24.00%) VMware
11 12 (24.00%) e-Learning
11 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
11 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
12 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (24.00%) nginx
2 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.00%) IIS
4 4 (8.00%) Confluence
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (18.00%) Office 365
4 5 (10.00%) Mimecast
5 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (8.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) DHCP
1 9 (18.00%) DNS
2 7 (14.00%) SAN
3 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.00%) PABX
5 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (22.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (8.00%) MySQL
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.00%) Jasmine
4 4 (8.00%) JIRA
4 4 (8.00%) JUnit
4 4 (8.00%) Mockito
5 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 14 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (18.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Graduate
8 4 (8.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (6.00%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Graduate C# Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.00%) Node.js
4 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (18.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (14.00%) RESTful
6 7 (14.00%) WCF
7 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (12.00%) Code First Entity Framework
8 5 (10.00%) CSS
8 5 (10.00%) HTML
8 5 (10.00%) JSON
8 5 (10.00%) XML
9 4 (8.00%) Angular 2
9 4 (8.00%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (8.00%) GraphQL
9 4 (8.00%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Mobile App
1 13 (26.00%) User Experience
2 12 (24.00%) e-Learning
3 7 (14.00%) Clustering
3 7 (14.00%) Replication
4 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
5 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.00%) BBC
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Linux
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Android
5 4 (8.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) MVC
3 13 (26.00%) DevOps
4 12 (24.00%) Server Management
4 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (16.00%) Project Management
7 7 (14.00%) BDD
7 7 (14.00%) TDD
7 7 (14.00%) Web Application Development
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
9 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.00%) High Availability
9 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) C#
2 19 (38.00%) Ruby
3 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.00%) CoffeeScript
5 9 (18.00%) SQL
6 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.00%) Java
7 4 (8.00%) Python
7 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
1 4 (8.00%) MCSA
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Docker
1 12 (24.00%) Varnish
2 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (8.00%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 9 (18.00%) SCOM
3 4 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (8.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) SCOrch
3 4 (8.00%) SCSM
3 4 (8.00%) Terraform
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (24.00%) VMware
2 6 (12.00%) Citrix
3 5 (10.00%) Apple
3 5 (10.00%) HP
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Actifio
4 4 (8.00%) McAfee
4 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Facebook
6 2 (4.00%) Virgin Media
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) F5
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) Sony
7 1 (2.00%) Yahoo!