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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 184 76 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.13% 18.77% 29.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.83% 34.39% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 167 67 112
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £24,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
355 221 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 54.28% 54.57% 63.13%
Number of salaries quoted 328 201 241
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,550 £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 26 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 148 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 128 (34.59%) Microsoft
3 108 (29.19%) Business Intelligence
4 103 (27.84%) Finance
4 103 (27.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 99 (26.76%) T-SQL
6 85 (22.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 79 (21.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 79 (21.35%) ETL
8 78 (21.08%) Java
9 73 (19.73%) Data Warehouse
10 70 (18.92%) HTML
11 60 (16.22%) MS Excel
12 55 (14.86%) .NET
13 53 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (14.05%) XML
15 51 (13.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 48 (12.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 46 (12.43%) Degree
18 44 (11.89%) Oracle
19 42 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (10.81%) JavaScript
21 36 (9.73%) ASP.NET
21 36 (9.73%) Windows
22 34 (9.19%) Unit Testing
23 33 (8.92%) SQL Server 2005
23 33 (8.92%) CSS
23 33 (8.92%) C#
24 30 (8.11%) Banking
25 29 (7.84%) OLTP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (4.32%) SAS
2 12 (3.24%) Apache
3 10 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.16%) IIS
5 7 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.08%) CMS
8 4 (1.08%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.27%) Node.js
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 60 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.16%) MS Office
3 7 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) SPSS
5 1 (0.27%) EViews
Business Applications
1 12 (3.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.35%) SaaS
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.08%) IaaS
3 3 (0.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.89%) VoIP
2 6 (1.62%) Firewall
3 5 (1.35%) Intranet
3 5 (1.35%) HTTP
4 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.08%) WAN
4 4 (1.08%) LAN
5 3 (0.81%) DHCP
5 3 (0.81%) DNS
5 3 (0.81%) SSL
5 3 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.54%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.54%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 103 (27.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (22.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (21.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 73 (19.73%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (13.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 48 (12.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (8.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (7.84%) OLTP
10 25 (6.76%) Oracle Database
11 23 (6.22%) OLAP
12 22 (5.95%) DTS
13 20 (5.41%) Relational Database
14 19 (5.14%) OLAP Cube
15 13 (3.51%) MySQL
15 13 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (3.24%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (3.24%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (2.97%) Data Mining
18 7 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (4.32%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.43%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.89%) NetBeans
4 7 (1.89%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.62%) Subversion
6 5 (1.35%) Selenium
6 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.81%) JUnit
8 2 (0.54%) MSTest
8 2 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.27%) Moq
9 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.27%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.27%) Maven
9 1 (0.27%) MorphX
9 1 (0.27%) Ant
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 103 (27.84%) Finance
2 30 (8.11%) Banking
3 20 (5.41%) Advertising
4 17 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.78%) Retail
6 8 (2.16%) Billing
7 7 (1.89%) Legal
7 7 (1.89%) Marketing
8 6 (1.62%) Welsh Language
9 5 (1.35%) Electronics
10 4 (1.08%) Automotive
11 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 172 (46.49%) Developer
2 99 (26.76%) Analyst
3 58 (15.68%) Senior Developer
4 53 (14.32%) DBA
5 37 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 34 (9.19%) SQL DBA
7 31 (8.38%) SQL Developer
8 28 (7.57%) Administrator
9 23 (6.22%) .NET Developer
10 21 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (5.68%) Business Analyst
11 20 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 19 (5.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 18 (4.86%) Software Developer
14 17 (4.59%) Test Analyst
15 16 (4.32%) Programmer
15 16 (4.32%) Team Leader
16 15 (4.05%) Senior Analyst Programmer
16 15 (4.05%) Analyst Programmer
16 15 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (18.92%) HTML
2 55 (14.86%) .NET
3 52 (14.05%) XML
4 36 (9.73%) ASP.NET
5 33 (8.92%) CSS
6 28 (7.57%) jQuery
7 24 (6.49%) Spring
7 24 (6.49%) Web Services
8 23 (6.22%) SOAP
9 22 (5.95%) J2EE
10 13 (3.51%) Ajax
10 13 (3.51%) LINQ
10 13 (3.51%) LINQ to SQL
10 13 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (2.97%) HTML5
12 9 (2.43%) Hibernate
13 8 (2.16%) CSS3
14 7 (1.89%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.89%) JSON
14 7 (1.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.78%) Clustering
3 10 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.62%) Credit Risk
5 6 (1.62%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.81%) Economics
7 3 (0.81%) Statistics
7 3 (0.81%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.54%) iPhone
8 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.54%) Blog
8 2 (0.54%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.27%) AS400
9 1 (0.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.73%) Windows
2 16 (4.32%) UNIX
3 6 (1.62%) Linux
3 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.54%) Android
4 2 (0.54%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) AIX
5 1 (0.27%) CentOS
5 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (29.19%) Business Intelligence
2 79 (21.35%) ETL
3 53 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (9.19%) Unit Testing
5 26 (7.03%) Data Migration
5 26 (7.03%) Migration
6 25 (6.76%) CRM
7 24 (6.49%) Kimball Methodology
8 22 (5.95%) Mentoring
8 22 (5.95%) OO
9 21 (5.68%) Project Management
10 20 (5.41%) MVC
11 19 (5.14%) Scrum
12 17 (4.59%) Data Analysis
13 16 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (3.24%) OOP
15 12 (3.24%) Software Engineering
16 11 (2.97%) Web Development
16 11 (2.97%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 99 (26.76%) T-SQL
2 78 (21.08%) Java
3 40 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 33 (8.92%) C#
5 27 (7.30%) PHP
6 25 (6.76%) C++
7 22 (5.95%) VB.NET
8 20 (5.41%) RPG
9 16 (4.32%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.43%) VB
11 5 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.35%) Perl
11 5 (1.35%) Python
11 5 (1.35%) Ruby
12 3 (0.81%) VBA
12 3 (0.81%) C
12 3 (0.81%) Erlang
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.27%) R
13 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (12.43%) Degree
2 22 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.70%) CCNA
3 10 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.43%) MCDBA
5 8 (2.16%) MCSE
6 3 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) MCITP
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.27%) RHCE
8 1 (0.27%) MCSA
8 1 (0.27%) HND
8 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.16%) QA
2 6 (1.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Basel II
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.54%) Snort
5 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) WSUS
1 3 (0.81%) SCCM
1 3 (0.81%) SCOM
1 3 (0.81%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.27%) OpenView
2 1 (0.27%) Nagios
2 1 (0.27%) OPNET
2 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 128 (34.59%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.89%) Oracle
3 25 (6.76%) Cognos
4 23 (6.22%) VMware
5 17 (4.59%) MicroStrategy
6 16 (4.32%) Cisco
7 14 (3.78%) Teradata
8 11 (2.97%) SAP
9 8 (2.16%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.89%) NetApp
11 6 (1.62%) IBM
11 6 (1.62%) Informatica
12 5 (1.35%) Citrix
13 4 (1.08%) LANDesk
13 4 (1.08%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.08%) HP
13 4 (1.08%) Lotus
14 3 (0.81%) McAfee
14 3 (0.81%) Veeam
15 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TRG
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Bonus + PMC
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Salary: From £32,277 to £36,309 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Salary: £32200 - £39800 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: up to £25,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago