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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 181 110 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.68% 19.06% 25.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.96% 36.91% 53.22%
Number of salaries quoted 161 100 84
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
307 298 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.94% 51.65% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 280 260 158
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £44,090 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 109 (35.39%) SQL Server
2 86 (27.92%) Microsoft
2 86 (27.92%) HTML
3 80 (25.97%) Java
4 73 (23.70%) Degree
5 70 (22.73%) T-SQL
6 63 (20.45%) XML
7 62 (20.13%) .NET
8 59 (19.16%) Finance
8 59 (19.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 53 (17.21%) CSS
9 53 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (16.88%) Web Services
10 52 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 51 (16.56%) ASP.NET
11 51 (16.56%) JavaScript
12 47 (15.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (14.61%) Banking
14 41 (13.31%) Telecoms
14 41 (13.31%) jQuery
14 41 (13.31%) Unit Testing
15 40 (12.99%) Windows
16 37 (12.01%) RPG
16 37 (12.01%) ETL
17 35 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
17 35 (11.36%) Oracle
18 34 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 33 (10.71%) Relational Database
20 32 (10.39%) VMware

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (7.47%) IIS
2 15 (4.87%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.87%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.25%) CMS
5 7 (2.27%) SAS
6 5 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.30%) Commerce Server
7 4 (1.30%) Apache
8 3 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.92%) MS Office
3 5 (1.62%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.90%) INSURE/90
2 5 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.30%) SaaS
2 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.97%) GitHub
3 2 (0.65%) Office 365
3 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 14 (4.55%) Internet
2 11 (3.57%) DNS
2 11 (3.57%) SAN
3 9 (2.92%) Firewall
4 6 (1.95%) VoIP
4 6 (1.95%) HTTP
5 5 (1.62%) NAS
6 3 (0.97%) SSL
7 2 (0.65%) LAN
7 2 (0.65%) WAN
7 2 (0.65%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.32%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.32%) DHCP
8 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (35.39%) SQL Server
2 59 (19.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (15.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (10.71%) Relational Database
7 31 (10.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (7.47%) OLAP
9 19 (6.17%) RDBMS
10 15 (4.87%) Oracle Database
11 12 (3.90%) DB2
12 10 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (2.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.62%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.65%) MySQL
16 2 (0.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (5.84%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.19%) Eclipse
3 12 (3.90%) Rational Application Developer
4 11 (3.57%) ClearQuest
5 9 (2.92%) JUnit
6 8 (2.60%) PowerBuilder
6 8 (2.60%) Maven
6 8 (2.60%) JIRA
7 7 (2.27%) Subversion
8 6 (1.95%) Selenium
8 6 (1.95%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.62%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.62%) JBehave
9 5 (1.62%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.62%) Ant
9 5 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.30%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.30%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (19.16%) Finance
2 45 (14.61%) Banking
3 41 (13.31%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.22%) Marketing
5 10 (3.25%) Advertising
6 9 (2.92%) Legal
6 9 (2.92%) Electronics
7 6 (1.95%) Retail
8 4 (1.30%) Back Office
8 4 (1.30%) Law
9 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.97%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 138 (44.81%) Developer
2 105 (34.09%) Analyst
3 32 (10.39%) Senior Developer
4 29 (9.42%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (7.47%) Business Analyst
6 22 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 22 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 21 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 21 (6.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
8 20 (6.49%) SQL Developer
9 17 (5.52%) Java Developer
9 17 (5.52%) Test Analyst
9 17 (5.52%) Programmer
10 16 (5.19%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.87%) Analyst Programmer
11 15 (4.87%) Test Engineer
12 14 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (3.90%) Senior Analyst Programmer
13 12 (3.90%) Support Analyst
13 12 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (27.92%) HTML
2 63 (20.45%) XML
3 62 (20.13%) .NET
4 53 (17.21%) CSS
5 52 (16.88%) Web Services
6 51 (16.56%) ASP.NET
7 41 (13.31%) jQuery
8 28 (9.09%) SOAP
9 27 (8.77%) Spring
10 24 (7.79%) J2EE
11 22 (7.14%) Hibernate
12 16 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (4.87%) .NET Framework
13 15 (4.87%) LINQ
14 12 (3.90%) JSON
14 12 (3.90%) JSP
15 10 (3.25%) Java EE
15 10 (3.25%) Ajax
16 9 (2.92%) Middleware
16 9 (2.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.92%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.95%) Clustering
5 5 (1.62%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.97%) DTV
7 3 (0.97%) iPhone
7 3 (0.97%) Social Network
7 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.65%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.99%) Windows
2 23 (7.47%) UNIX
3 16 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.87%) Linux
5 14 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.62%) Android
8 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.32%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (13.31%) Unit Testing
3 37 (12.01%) ETL
4 34 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (7.79%) Scrum
6 23 (7.47%) Software Engineering
7 22 (7.14%) Migration
8 19 (6.17%) Data Migration
9 18 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (5.52%) ITIL
10 17 (5.52%) UML
11 16 (5.19%) MVC
11 16 (5.19%) Kimball Methodology
12 14 (4.55%) OO
12 14 (4.55%) RAD
12 14 (4.55%) Waterfall
13 12 (3.90%) Web Development
14 11 (3.57%) Data Analysis
14 11 (3.57%) PRINCE2
15 10 (3.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.97%) Java
2 70 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 51 (16.56%) JavaScript
4 37 (12.01%) RPG
5 30 (9.74%) C++
6 26 (8.44%) C#
7 24 (7.79%) RPG IV
8 22 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.22%) PHP
10 12 (3.90%) RPG/400
11 11 (3.57%) VB
12 7 (2.27%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.62%) Perl
14 4 (1.30%) Erlang
15 3 (0.97%) Groovy
15 3 (0.97%) C
15 3 (0.97%) VBA
16 2 (0.65%) XQuery
16 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (23.70%) Degree
2 17 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.87%) ISEB
4 11 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.27%) MCSE
6 6 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.62%) CCNA
7 5 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.30%) MCP
9 3 (0.97%) RHCE
10 2 (0.65%) MCITP
11 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.32%) HND
11 1 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.30%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.65%) XenApp
6 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.97%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 86 (27.92%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.36%) Oracle
3 32 (10.39%) VMware
4 18 (5.84%) Cisco
5 16 (5.19%) IBM
6 14 (4.55%) SAP
7 13 (4.22%) Citrix
8 7 (2.27%) HP
8 7 (2.27%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.62%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.30%) T-Plan
11 3 (0.97%) Veeam
11 3 (0.97%) Google
11 3 (0.97%) Facebook
11 3 (0.97%) Twitter
12 2 (0.65%) IPFX
13 1 (0.32%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.32%) Teradata
13 1 (0.32%) Dell
13 1 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25000 + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £350000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified £40 - £45k + Benefits
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Health Care
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
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