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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 139 129 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.32% 18.86% 20.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.28% 44.33% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 100 106 106
Average salary £36,500 £35,783 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,490 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
307 291 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.88% 42.54% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 253 250 281
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 146 (45.06%) SQL Server
2 132 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 103 (31.79%) Business Intelligence
4 89 (27.47%) Finance
5 86 (26.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (25.62%) T-SQL
7 81 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 73 (22.53%) MS Excel
9 68 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
10 65 (20.06%) ETL
11 62 (19.14%) .NET
12 60 (18.52%) Degree
13 59 (18.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 57 (17.59%) C#
15 56 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (15.74%) Oracle
17 47 (14.51%) HTML
18 45 (13.89%) ASP.NET
19 42 (12.96%) JavaScript
20 41 (12.65%) XML
20 41 (12.65%) SDLC
21 40 (12.35%) SQL Server 2005
22 38 (11.73%) SQL Server 2012
23 36 (11.11%) Windows
24 35 (10.80%) CRM
25 33 (10.19%) Java
25 33 (10.19%) Oracle Database
26 32 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
27 31 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 31 (9.57%) Cognos

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 15 (4.63%) SAS
2 7 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.93%) CMS
6 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.62%) IIS
6 2 (0.62%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 73 (22.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.86%) MS Office
3 11 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) EViews
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.54%) INSURE/90
3 3 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.47%) SaaS
2 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.62%) GitHub
3 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.40%) HTTP
2 9 (2.78%) Firewall
3 5 (1.54%) SSL
3 5 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.23%) Wireless
4 4 (1.23%) SAN
5 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.62%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.62%) Intranet
6 2 (0.62%) LAN
6 2 (0.62%) WAN
6 2 (0.62%) DNS
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
7 1 (0.31%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (45.06%) SQL Server
2 86 (26.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 81 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (18.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (12.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (11.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (10.19%) Oracle Database
9 31 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (8.33%) OLTP
11 24 (7.41%) DTS
12 17 (5.25%) MySQL
13 15 (4.63%) Relational Database
14 14 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (4.32%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (4.32%) OLAP
15 8 (2.47%) Big Data
15 8 (2.47%) OLAP Cube
15 8 (2.47%) DB2
16 7 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.16%) Subversion
4 6 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.85%) Selenium
4 6 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.93%) JUnit
6 3 (0.93%) NUnit
6 3 (0.93%) Maven
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.93%) Hudson
6 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.93%) StyleCop
7 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.62%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.62%) Toad
7 2 (0.62%) Ant
General
1 89 (27.47%) Finance
2 24 (7.41%) Banking
3 21 (6.48%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.94%) Retail
5 10 (3.09%) Advertising
6 8 (2.47%) Billing
7 6 (1.85%) Marketing
7 6 (1.85%) Automotive
8 5 (1.54%) Law
8 5 (1.54%) Welsh Language
9 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 146 (45.06%) Developer
2 89 (27.47%) Analyst
3 67 (20.68%) DBA
4 51 (15.74%) SQL DBA
5 41 (12.65%) .NET Developer
6 35 (10.80%) Senior Developer
7 34 (10.49%) Administrator
8 26 (8.02%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (8.02%) SQL Developer
8 26 (8.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 17 (5.25%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.25%) C# Developer
10 15 (4.63%) Developer Analyst
10 15 (4.63%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 15 (4.63%) Analyst Programmer
10 15 (4.63%) Programmer
10 15 (4.63%) Senior Programmer
10 15 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (4.32%) Java Developer
12 13 (4.01%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (19.14%) .NET
2 47 (14.51%) HTML
3 45 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 41 (12.65%) XML
5 29 (8.95%) CSS
6 16 (4.94%) Web Services
7 14 (4.32%) jQuery
8 13 (4.01%) AngularJS
9 12 (3.70%) WinForms
10 11 (3.40%) J2EE
10 11 (3.40%) Spring
10 11 (3.40%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.78%) Ajax
11 9 (2.78%) Entity Framework
12 8 (2.47%) WCF
13 7 (2.16%) LINQ
13 7 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.85%) REST
14 6 (1.85%) SOAP
14 6 (1.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.40%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.85%) Data Extraction
4 5 (1.54%) Clustering
4 5 (1.54%) iSeries
4 5 (1.54%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.23%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.23%) Statistics
5 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.93%) Replication
6 3 (0.93%) Economics
6 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.93%) iPhone
6 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.11%) Windows
2 16 (4.94%) Linux
3 10 (3.09%) UNIX
4 6 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.93%) Solaris
6 2 (0.62%) CentOS
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.31%) Android
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (31.79%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (20.06%) ETL
3 56 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (12.65%) SDLC
5 35 (10.80%) CRM
6 30 (9.26%) Unit Testing
7 26 (8.02%) Kimball Methodology
8 24 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 24 (7.41%) Scrum
8 24 (7.41%) MVC
9 19 (5.86%) Migration
10 18 (5.56%) Data Migration
11 13 (4.01%) Data Management
11 13 (4.01%) Data Analysis
12 12 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (3.70%) OO
13 11 (3.40%) Automated Testing
13 11 (3.40%) Software Engineering
13 11 (3.40%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (3.40%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (25.62%) T-SQL
2 57 (17.59%) C#
3 42 (12.96%) JavaScript
4 33 (10.19%) Java
5 21 (6.48%) C++
6 20 (6.17%) PHP
7 19 (5.86%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.94%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.78%) Python
9 9 (2.78%) VB
9 9 (2.78%) Perl
10 7 (2.16%) C
11 5 (1.54%) RPG
11 5 (1.54%) Ruby
11 5 (1.54%) Erlang
11 5 (1.54%) RPG/400
11 5 (1.54%) RPG IV
12 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.93%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (18.52%) Degree
2 13 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.47%) MCDBA
4 5 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.23%) ISEB
5 4 (1.23%) MCSE
6 3 (0.93%) MCSA
6 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.62%) CCNA
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.09%) QA
1 10 (3.09%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.62%) Snort
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) SCCM
1 3 (0.93%) SCOM
2 2 (0.62%) WSUS
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) Graphite
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 132 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 51 (15.74%) Oracle
3 31 (9.57%) Cognos
4 18 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
5 17 (5.25%) Teradata
6 8 (2.47%) VMware
7 7 (2.16%) Informatica
8 6 (1.85%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.93%) SAP
9 3 (0.93%) Cisco
9 3 (0.93%) IBM
9 3 (0.93%) Apple
9 3 (0.93%) Citrix
9 3 (0.93%) Zend
10 2 (0.62%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.62%) HP
10 2 (0.62%) BEA
10 2 (0.62%) NetApp
10 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
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