The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 163 109 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.50% 22.11% 23.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.62% 37.07% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 150 95 93
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
304 294 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.43% 59.63% 57.01%
Number of salaries quoted 277 264 224
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Cardiff region.

SQL Salary Trend in Cardiff

SQL
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 140 (39.89%) SQL Server
2 116 (33.05%) Microsoft
3 96 (27.35%) T-SQL
4 89 (25.36%) Business Intelligence
4 89 (25.36%) Finance
4 89 (25.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 83 (23.65%) Java
6 80 (22.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 78 (22.22%) HTML
8 75 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 66 (18.80%) .NET
10 58 (16.52%) XML
10 58 (16.52%) Data Warehouse
10 58 (16.52%) ETL
11 55 (15.67%) MS Excel
12 50 (14.25%) Degree
13 49 (13.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 49 (13.96%) ASP.NET
14 45 (12.82%) JavaScript
14 45 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (12.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 42 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (11.97%) Windows
17 38 (10.83%) CSS
18 37 (10.54%) C++
19 33 (9.40%) C#
19 33 (9.40%) Oracle
19 33 (9.40%) jQuery
20 32 (9.12%) Web Services
21 31 (8.83%) Unit Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.42%) IIS
2 11 (3.13%) Apache
2 11 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.13%) SAS
3 9 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (2.28%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.14%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.85%) CMS
9 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.28%) Node.js
10 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 55 (15.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.28%) MS Office
3 4 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) SPSS
5 1 (0.28%) EViews
Business Applications
1 10 (2.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.28%) SaaS
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.14%) IaaS
3 3 (0.85%) Office 365
3 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.28%) VoIP
2 7 (1.99%) HTTP
2 7 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.71%) DNS
3 6 (1.71%) Firewall
4 4 (1.14%) WAN
4 4 (1.14%) SAN
4 4 (1.14%) Intranet
4 4 (1.14%) LAN
5 3 (0.85%) Internet
5 3 (0.85%) DHCP
5 3 (0.85%) SSL
5 3 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.57%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.57%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (39.89%) SQL Server
2 89 (25.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (22.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (16.52%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (13.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (12.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (7.69%) OLAP
9 25 (7.12%) OLAP Cube
10 22 (6.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (6.27%) Relational Database
11 19 (5.41%) OLTP
12 15 (4.27%) Oracle Database
13 14 (3.99%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (3.99%) DTS
14 13 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (2.85%) Data Mining
15 10 (2.85%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (2.56%) MySQL
17 7 (1.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (5.70%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 9 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.99%) NetBeans
3 7 (1.99%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.71%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (0.85%) Selenium
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.57%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.57%) Xcode
6 2 (0.57%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.57%) Subversion
6 2 (0.57%) MSTest
7 1 (0.28%) Moq
7 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.28%) MorphX
7 1 (0.28%) NUnit
7 1 (0.28%) JUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.28%) FitNesse
General
1 89 (25.36%) Finance
2 27 (7.69%) Banking
3 15 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.27%) Advertising
4 12 (3.42%) Retail
5 11 (3.13%) Legal
6 8 (2.28%) Electronics
7 7 (1.99%) Marketing
8 6 (1.71%) Welsh Language
9 3 (0.85%) Automotive
9 3 (0.85%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 173 (49.29%) Developer
2 89 (25.36%) Analyst
3 59 (16.81%) Senior Developer
4 31 (8.83%) Java Developer
5 30 (8.55%) DBA
6 29 (8.26%) SQL Developer
7 26 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 25 (7.12%) Business Analyst
9 22 (6.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 21 (5.98%) SQL DBA
11 20 (5.70%) Administrator
11 20 (5.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
12 19 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 19 (5.41%) Software Developer
13 18 (5.13%) Software Engineer
14 17 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (4.84%) Programmer
15 16 (4.56%) Test Analyst
15 16 (4.56%) Team Leader
16 15 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (22.22%) HTML
2 66 (18.80%) .NET
3 58 (16.52%) XML
4 49 (13.96%) ASP.NET
5 38 (10.83%) CSS
6 33 (9.40%) jQuery
7 32 (9.12%) Web Services
8 26 (7.41%) SOAP
9 20 (5.70%) Spring
10 18 (5.13%) J2EE
11 16 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (3.99%) LINQ to SQL
12 14 (3.99%) LINQ
13 11 (3.13%) Ajax
14 10 (2.85%) HTML5
15 9 (2.56%) JSON
15 9 (2.56%) Middleware
16 8 (2.28%) WCF
17 7 (1.99%) XSLT
17 7 (1.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.99%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.99%) Clustering
3 11 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.71%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.85%) iPhone
6 3 (0.85%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.85%) Grid Computing
6 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.28%) User Experience
8 1 (0.28%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.28%) GIS
8 1 (0.28%) Replication
8 1 (0.28%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.97%) Windows
2 20 (5.70%) UNIX
3 10 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.56%) Linux
5 8 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.85%) Android
8 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) OS/2
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.36%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (16.52%) ETL
3 45 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (8.83%) Unit Testing
5 23 (6.55%) OO
6 21 (5.98%) Migration
6 21 (5.98%) Data Migration
7 20 (5.70%) Software Engineering
7 20 (5.70%) Kimball Methodology
7 20 (5.70%) Mentoring
8 19 (5.41%) MVC
8 19 (5.41%) Project Management
9 18 (5.13%) CRM
10 17 (4.84%) Scrum
11 15 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (3.70%) Web Development
12 13 (3.70%) Data Management
12 13 (3.70%) Data Analysis
13 11 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 96 (27.35%) T-SQL
2 83 (23.65%) Java
3 45 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 37 (10.54%) C++
5 33 (9.40%) C#
6 30 (8.55%) PHP
7 27 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 20 (5.70%) RPG
9 12 (3.42%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.99%) VB
11 6 (1.71%) Perl
11 6 (1.71%) Erlang
12 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.42%) Ruby
12 5 (1.42%) C
12 5 (1.42%) Python
13 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.57%) VBA
14 1 (0.28%) VBScript
14 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 50 (14.25%) Degree
2 20 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.85%) CCNA
3 10 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.28%) MCSE
5 6 (1.71%) MCDBA
6 5 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.57%) RHCE
7 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) MCSA
8 1 (0.28%) HND
8 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.28%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) SLA
3 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) Basel II
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.42%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.57%) Snort
5 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) WSUS
1 3 (0.85%) SCCM
1 3 (0.85%) SCOM
1 3 (0.85%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.28%) OpenView
2 1 (0.28%) Nagios
2 1 (0.28%) OPNET
2 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 116 (33.05%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.40%) Oracle
3 30 (8.55%) VMware
4 18 (5.13%) Cisco
5 14 (3.99%) Cognos
6 13 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
7 12 (3.42%) SAP
8 8 (2.28%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.99%) NetApp
9 7 (1.99%) Citrix
10 6 (1.71%) IBM
11 4 (1.14%) Lotus
11 4 (1.14%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.14%) HP
11 4 (1.14%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.85%) Informatica
12 3 (0.85%) McAfee
12 3 (0.85%) Veeam
12 3 (0.85%) Teradata
13 2 (0.57%) IPFX
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: up to £35k dep in exp plus bens
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per day + package
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days etc
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