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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 186 188 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.96% 28.92% 19.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.36% 60.26% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 158 168 104
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
429 312 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.65% 48.00% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 367 284 268
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 164 (49.55%) SQL Server
2 128 (38.67%) Microsoft
3 115 (34.74%) .NET
4 110 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (28.70%) ASP.NET
5 95 (28.70%) MS Excel
6 93 (28.10%) C#
7 88 (26.59%) HTML
8 83 (25.08%) T-SQL
9 75 (22.66%) JavaScript
10 74 (22.36%) Finance
11 69 (20.85%) Degree
12 67 (20.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 64 (19.34%) MVC
14 62 (18.73%) Business Intelligence
15 61 (18.43%) CSS
15 61 (18.43%) Scrum
16 57 (17.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 51 (15.41%) jQuery
17 51 (15.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 51 (15.41%) Oracle
18 45 (13.60%) XML
19 44 (13.29%) Java
19 44 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
20 42 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
21 41 (12.39%) Windows
22 40 (12.08%) SDLC
23 39 (11.78%) Visual Studio
24 38 (11.48%) Computer Science
25 37 (11.18%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (3.02%) SAS
2 9 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.51%) Apache
4 4 (1.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.21%) IIS
4 4 (1.21%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.21%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.60%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 95 (28.70%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) INSURE/90
2 4 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Sage ERP X3
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.42%) SaaS
2 5 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.60%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.23%) HTTP
2 12 (3.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.02%) tcpdump
4 9 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.51%) Wireless
6 2 (0.60%) DNS
6 2 (0.60%) SAN
6 2 (0.60%) WAN
7 1 (0.30%) DHCP
7 1 (0.30%) LAN
7 1 (0.30%) VoIP
7 1 (0.30%) Firewall
7 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (49.55%) SQL Server
2 67 (20.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (17.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (8.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (6.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (6.34%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (5.74%) Oracle Database
10 17 (5.14%) MySQL
11 16 (4.83%) DTS
11 16 (4.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (4.53%) OLTP
13 14 (4.23%) NoSQL
14 9 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (2.11%) DB2
15 7 (2.11%) OLAP
16 6 (1.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (5.74%) Hudson
2 19 (5.74%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.83%) Eclipse
3 16 (4.83%) NetBeans
3 16 (4.83%) Maven
4 11 (3.32%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.11%) Selenium
6 5 (1.51%) Subversion
6 5 (1.51%) ClearQuest
6 5 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.21%) Ant
7 4 (1.21%) JMeter
7 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.91%) NUnit
8 3 (0.91%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.91%) StyleCop
8 3 (0.91%) Cucumber
General
1 74 (22.36%) Finance
2 17 (5.14%) Marketing
3 16 (4.83%) Banking
4 15 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.63%) Back Office
5 12 (3.63%) Retail
6 11 (3.32%) Advertising
7 10 (3.02%) Law
8 4 (1.21%) Automotive
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 159 (48.04%) Developer
2 73 (22.05%) .NET Developer
3 72 (21.75%) Analyst
4 45 (13.60%) DBA
5 37 (11.18%) C# Developer
5 37 (11.18%) SQL DBA
5 37 (11.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (8.76%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.95%) Administrator
8 21 (6.34%) Software Engineer
9 20 (6.04%) Test Analyst
10 19 (5.74%) SQL Developer
11 15 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 14 (4.23%) Business Analyst
13 13 (3.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 12 (3.63%) Lead Developer
14 12 (3.63%) Java Developer
15 11 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
16 10 (3.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (34.74%) .NET
2 95 (28.70%) ASP.NET
3 88 (26.59%) HTML
4 61 (18.43%) CSS
5 51 (15.41%) jQuery
5 51 (15.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (13.60%) XML
7 36 (10.88%) Web Services
8 33 (9.97%) SOAP
9 19 (5.74%) AngularJS
9 19 (5.74%) REST
10 15 (4.53%) CSS3
10 15 (4.53%) Java EE
11 10 (3.02%) Spring
11 10 (3.02%) HTML5
12 8 (2.42%) WinForms
13 7 (2.11%) WCF
14 6 (1.81%) .NET Framework
15 5 (1.51%) Servlets
16 4 (1.21%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (11.48%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.32%) Data Structures
4 9 (2.72%) Data Extraction
5 7 (2.11%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.81%) Statistics
6 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.81%) Grid Computing
7 5 (1.51%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.51%) iSeries
8 4 (1.21%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.91%) Clustering
9 3 (0.91%) Replication
10 2 (0.60%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.60%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.60%) iPhone
10 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.39%) Windows
2 26 (7.85%) Linux
3 17 (5.14%) UNIX
4 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.30%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.30%) AIX
6 1 (0.30%) HPUX
6 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (19.34%) MVC
3 62 (18.73%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (18.43%) Scrum
5 40 (12.08%) SDLC
6 37 (11.18%) ETL
7 31 (9.37%) CRM
7 31 (9.37%) Mentoring
8 27 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 24 (7.25%) OO
10 21 (6.34%) TDD
10 21 (6.34%) Kimball Methodology
11 18 (5.44%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (5.44%) Data Analysis
12 16 (4.83%) Software Testing
13 15 (4.53%) Test Scripting
13 15 (4.53%) BDD
14 14 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
15 13 (3.93%) Unit Testing
16 12 (3.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 93 (28.10%) C#
2 83 (25.08%) T-SQL
3 75 (22.66%) JavaScript
4 44 (13.29%) Java
5 20 (6.04%) C++
6 17 (5.14%) Python
7 15 (4.53%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.23%) C
9 13 (3.93%) Erlang
10 10 (3.02%) Haskell
10 10 (3.02%) Lisp
10 10 (3.02%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.72%) PHP
12 6 (1.81%) Perl
13 5 (1.51%) RPG
13 5 (1.51%) VB
13 5 (1.51%) RPG/400
13 5 (1.51%) RPG IV
13 5 (1.51%) SystemTap
14 4 (1.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (20.85%) Degree
2 20 (6.04%) ISEB
3 11 (3.32%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.60%) MCSA
7 2 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) MCSE
8 1 (0.30%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.23%) QA
2 5 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.02%) Snort
2 6 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.21%) SCCM
3 3 (0.91%) SCOM
4 2 (0.60%) Nagios
5 1 (0.30%) OPNET
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
5 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.30%) Puppet
5 1 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.30%) Graphite
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.30%) OpenView
Vendors
1 128 (38.67%) Microsoft
2 51 (15.41%) Oracle
3 16 (4.83%) Cognos
4 6 (1.81%) Teradata
5 5 (1.51%) VMware
6 4 (1.21%) HP
6 4 (1.21%) Informatica
6 4 (1.21%) Lotus
7 3 (0.91%) Citrix
7 3 (0.91%) SAP
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco
8 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.60%) Sage
8 2 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.60%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.60%) Zend
8 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.60%) Tableau
9 1 (0.30%) NetQoS
9 1 (0.30%) Ipanema Technologies
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