The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 147 184 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.14% 22.47% 21.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.38% 45.21% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 132 139 128
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
364 407 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.86% 49.69% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 338 334 274
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL.

1 111 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 92 (29.87%) Finance
4 85 (27.60%) C#
5 81 (26.30%) .NET
6 69 (22.40%) Microsoft
7 57 (18.51%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 53 (17.21%) Oracle
9 53 (17.21%) MVC
10 52 (16.88%) T-SQL
10 52 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (16.23%) JavaScript
12 47 (15.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 43 (13.96%) Java
13 43 (13.96%) MS Excel
13 43 (13.96%) ETL
14 42 (13.64%) XML
14 42 (13.64%) SDLC
15 41 (13.31%) HTML
16 37 (12.01%) CSS
16 37 (12.01%) SOAP
16 37 (12.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 36 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (11.04%) Degree
19 33 (10.71%) Linux
19 33 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (9.74%) Windows
21 29 (9.42%) Web Services
21 29 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.55%) IIS
3 10 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.60%) SAS
5 6 (1.95%) Apache
5 6 (1.95%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle 10gAS
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.30%) CMS
7 4 (1.30%) JBoss
7 4 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.97%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.65%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.65%) Mule
9 2 (0.65%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (13.96%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.17%) MS Office
3 4 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.97%) SPSS
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) EQXanite
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.60%) Office 365
3 6 (1.95%) SaaS
4 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.19%) Internet
1 16 (5.19%) Intranet
2 13 (4.22%) Firewall
3 6 (1.95%) DNS
3 6 (1.95%) PuTTY
4 5 (1.62%) HTTP
5 4 (1.30%) NAS
5 4 (1.30%) Skype
5 4 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.97%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.65%) DHCP
7 2 (0.65%) LAN
7 2 (0.65%) WAN
8 1 (0.32%) SAN
8 1 (0.32%) VLAN
8 1 (0.32%) VoIP
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 52 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (15.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (12.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (8.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (6.82%) MySQL
8 21 (6.82%) Oracle Database
9 18 (5.84%) OLAP
10 17 (5.52%) Relational Database
11 12 (3.90%) OLAP Cube
12 11 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (2.92%) Big Data
13 9 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (2.27%) Data Mining
15 7 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 18 (5.84%) Selenium
3 18 (5.84%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.95%) JUnit
7 5 (1.62%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.62%) PVCS
8 4 (1.30%) ClearQuest
8 4 (1.30%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.30%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.30%) Maven
9 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.65%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.65%) JIRA
10 2 (0.65%) MorphX
10 2 (0.65%) StyleCop
10 2 (0.65%) TestNG
General
1 92 (29.87%) Finance
2 23 (7.47%) Advertising
3 18 (5.84%) Legal
4 5 (1.62%) Electronics
4 5 (1.62%) Games
4 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.97%) Banking
6 3 (0.97%) Law
7 2 (0.65%) Marketing
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 166 (53.90%) Developer
2 77 (25.00%) Analyst
3 44 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 43 (13.96%) .NET Developer
5 42 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 37 (12.01%) C# Developer
7 26 (8.44%) Test Analyst
8 23 (7.47%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (7.14%) Software Developer
10 19 (6.17%) SQL Analyst
11 18 (5.84%) Senior C# Developer
12 17 (5.52%) Database Developer
13 15 (4.87%) Data Analyst
14 14 (4.55%) Support Analyst
14 14 (4.55%) Test Engineer
15 13 (4.22%) ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (4.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (4.22%) Junior
16 12 (3.90%) .NET Software Developer
16 12 (3.90%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (26.30%) .NET
2 56 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 42 (13.64%) XML
4 41 (13.31%) HTML
5 37 (12.01%) CSS
5 37 (12.01%) SOAP
6 29 (9.42%) Web Services
7 23 (7.47%) jQuery
8 14 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (4.55%) MDX
9 12 (3.90%) Ajax
10 11 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (3.57%) JSON
10 11 (3.57%) REST
11 10 (3.25%) HTML5
12 9 (2.92%) .NET Framework
12 9 (2.92%) CSS3
12 9 (2.92%) Spring
12 9 (2.92%) WCF
13 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.57%) Fintech
4 9 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (1.95%) AS400
7 5 (1.62%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.30%) iSeries
8 4 (1.30%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.97%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.97%) Replication
10 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.32%) BYOD
11 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.71%) Linux
2 30 (9.74%) Windows
3 27 (8.77%) Unix
4 8 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.95%) Solaris
6 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) Android
9 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.32%) HPUX
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (18.51%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (17.21%) MVC
4 43 (13.96%) ETL
5 42 (13.64%) SDLC
6 27 (8.77%) Scrum
6 27 (8.77%) Test Scripting
7 26 (8.44%) Software Engineering
8 21 (6.82%) Web Development
9 20 (6.49%) OO
10 19 (6.17%) Migration
11 18 (5.84%) ITIL
12 17 (5.52%) Data Analysis
12 17 (5.52%) TDD
13 15 (4.87%) Waterfall
14 14 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (4.22%) Test Strategy
16 12 (3.90%) High Availability
16 12 (3.90%) Kimball Methodology
17 11 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (27.60%) C#
2 52 (16.88%) T-SQL
3 50 (16.23%) JavaScript
4 43 (13.96%) Java
5 24 (7.79%) VB.NET
6 23 (7.47%) PL/SQL
7 20 (6.49%) C++
8 19 (6.17%) PHP
9 18 (5.84%) VB
10 10 (3.25%) C
10 10 (3.25%) Python
11 9 (2.92%) Scala
11 9 (2.92%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.95%) RPG
12 6 (1.95%) RPG IV
12 6 (1.95%) RPG/400
13 5 (1.62%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.30%) Perl
14 4 (1.30%) VBA
15 3 (0.97%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 34 (11.04%) Degree
2 19 (6.17%) ISEB
3 13 (4.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.65%) MCSA
7 2 (0.65%) MCSE
7 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.44%) QA
2 11 (3.57%) SLA
3 9 (2.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.97%) Snort
3 3 (0.97%) vSphere
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.32%) XenApp
4 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) Nagios
2 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.32%) OpenView
3 1 (0.32%) OPNET
3 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.32%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 53 (17.21%) Oracle
3 7 (2.27%) HP
3 7 (2.27%) VMware
4 6 (1.95%) Informatica
4 6 (1.95%) SAP
5 5 (1.62%) IBM
5 5 (1.62%) Remedy
5 5 (1.62%) Serena
5 5 (1.62%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.30%) Sage
6 4 (1.30%) Sybase
7 3 (0.97%) Teradata
7 3 (0.97%) Zend
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.65%) RedGate
8 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.65%) Tableau
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Adteq Limited
Posted: 3 days ago