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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 186 72 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.92% 19.00% 29.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.94% 44.44% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 164 62 126
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
388 162 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 56.15% 42.74% 62.89%
Number of salaries quoted 343 145 275
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 142 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 131 (37.11%) Microsoft
3 111 (31.44%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (26.91%) Finance
4 95 (26.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (25.78%) T-SQL
6 81 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 78 (22.10%) ETL
8 74 (20.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 73 (20.68%) Data Warehouse
10 61 (17.28%) MS Excel
11 58 (16.43%) .NET
11 58 (16.43%) Java
12 55 (15.58%) HTML
13 53 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (14.16%) Degree
15 48 (13.60%) XML
16 46 (13.03%) C#
16 46 (13.03%) SQL Server 2012
17 44 (12.46%) Oracle
18 42 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 41 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (11.33%) CSS
20 40 (11.33%) JavaScript
21 38 (10.76%) SQL Server 2005
22 37 (10.48%) ASP.NET
23 33 (9.35%) Windows
23 33 (9.35%) OLTP
24 32 (9.07%) Unit Testing
25 31 (8.78%) Cognos

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (3.97%) SAS
2 11 (3.12%) Apache
3 10 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.27%) IIS
5 7 (1.98%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.70%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.13%) CMS
8 4 (1.13%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.28%) Node.js
11 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 61 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.55%) MS Office
2 9 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) EViews
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) SPSS
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (3.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.98%) SaaS
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.85%) IaaS
3 3 (0.85%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.55%) HTTP
2 7 (1.98%) Firewall
3 6 (1.70%) Intranet
4 5 (1.42%) SSL
4 5 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (1.42%) LAN
4 5 (1.42%) WAN
5 4 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.13%) DNS
6 3 (0.85%) DHCP
6 3 (0.85%) VoIP
7 2 (0.57%) SAN
7 2 (0.57%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.28%) SMTP
8 1 (0.28%) FTP
8 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 95 (26.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 81 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (20.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 73 (20.68%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (13.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 38 (10.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 33 (9.35%) OLTP
10 26 (7.37%) DTS
10 26 (7.37%) Oracle Database
11 19 (5.38%) Relational Database
12 17 (4.82%) OLAP
13 15 (4.25%) MySQL
14 13 (3.68%) OLAP Cube
15 12 (3.40%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (3.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (1.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (4.53%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.98%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.70%) Subversion
4 6 (1.70%) Selenium
5 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.13%) NetBeans
7 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.57%) JUnit
9 1 (0.28%) Ant
9 1 (0.28%) PVCS
9 1 (0.28%) Toad
9 1 (0.28%) MSTest
9 1 (0.28%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.28%) Maven
9 1 (0.28%) MorphX
9 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 95 (26.91%) Finance
2 29 (8.22%) Banking
3 17 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.53%) Retail
5 15 (4.25%) Advertising
6 8 (2.27%) Welsh Language
6 8 (2.27%) Billing
7 6 (1.70%) Legal
7 6 (1.70%) Marketing
8 4 (1.13%) Automotive
8 4 (1.13%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 167 (47.31%) Developer
2 96 (27.20%) Analyst
3 56 (15.86%) DBA
4 53 (15.01%) Senior Developer
5 36 (10.20%) SQL DBA
6 32 (9.07%) Administrator
7 31 (8.78%) Java Developer
8 29 (8.22%) SQL Developer
9 25 (7.08%) .NET Developer
10 23 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 21 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (5.67%) Software Developer
13 18 (5.10%) Business Analyst
14 17 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
15 16 (4.53%) Programmer
16 15 (4.25%) Analyst Programmer
16 15 (4.25%) Senior Analyst Programmer
16 15 (4.25%) Senior Programmer
17 14 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 14 (3.97%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.43%) .NET
2 55 (15.58%) HTML
3 48 (13.60%) XML
4 40 (11.33%) CSS
5 37 (10.48%) ASP.NET
6 25 (7.08%) jQuery
7 21 (5.95%) J2EE
7 21 (5.95%) Web Services
8 20 (5.67%) Spring
9 19 (5.38%) SOAP
10 15 (4.25%) Ajax
11 10 (2.83%) LINQ
11 10 (2.83%) HTML5
11 10 (2.83%) LINQ to SQL
11 10 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (2.55%) CSS3
13 8 (2.27%) WinForms
13 8 (2.27%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.98%) Struts
14 7 (1.98%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.25%) Clustering
3 9 (2.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.42%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.13%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.85%) Economics
7 3 (0.85%) Statistics
7 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.57%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.57%) Blog
8 2 (0.57%) iPhone
8 2 (0.57%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.28%) AS400
9 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.35%) Windows
2 13 (3.68%) UNIX
3 7 (1.98%) Linux
4 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.57%) Android
5 2 (0.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.28%) AIX
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (31.44%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (22.10%) ETL
3 53 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (9.07%) Unit Testing
5 29 (8.22%) CRM
6 28 (7.93%) MVC
7 26 (7.37%) Migration
7 26 (7.37%) Data Migration
8 23 (6.52%) Kimball Methodology
9 21 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 21 (5.95%) Project Management
10 20 (5.67%) OO
10 20 (5.67%) Scrum
11 14 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (3.97%) Data Analysis
12 13 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (3.12%) Software Engineering
13 11 (3.12%) Data Transformation
14 10 (2.83%) Web Development
14 10 (2.83%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 91 (25.78%) T-SQL
2 58 (16.43%) Java
3 46 (13.03%) C#
4 40 (11.33%) JavaScript
5 31 (8.78%) PHP
6 26 (7.37%) C++
7 22 (6.23%) VB.NET
8 18 (5.10%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.83%) VB
10 7 (1.98%) RPG
10 7 (1.98%) Perl
10 7 (1.98%) Python
11 6 (1.70%) Ruby
11 6 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.42%) C
13 3 (0.85%) VBA
13 3 (0.85%) Erlang
14 2 (0.57%) PHP5
15 1 (0.28%) X++
15 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 50 (14.16%) Degree
2 18 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.83%) MCDBA
4 8 (2.27%) MCSE
5 7 (1.98%) CCNA
5 7 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.70%) VCP4
7 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.57%) MCSA
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.28%) RHCE
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.83%) QA
2 7 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Basel II
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.57%) Snort
5 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.13%) WSUS
1 4 (1.13%) SCCM
1 4 (1.13%) SCOM
2 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.28%) OpenView
2 1 (0.28%) Nagios
2 1 (0.28%) OPNET
Vendors
1 131 (37.11%) Microsoft
2 44 (12.46%) Oracle
3 31 (8.78%) Cognos
4 20 (5.67%) MicroStrategy
5 19 (5.38%) VMware
6 15 (4.25%) Teradata
7 12 (3.40%) Cisco
8 9 (2.55%) Business Objects
9 8 (2.27%) NetApp
9 8 (2.27%) Informatica
10 7 (1.98%) SAP
10 7 (1.98%) Citrix
11 4 (1.13%) McAfee
11 4 (1.13%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.13%) HP
11 4 (1.13%) Lotus
11 4 (1.13%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.85%) IBM
12 3 (0.85%) Apple
13 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Unique Perks & Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
People Source
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Salary: £32200 - £39800 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
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