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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 177 128 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.35% 18.63% 17.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.10% 44.91% 33.10%
Number of salaries quoted 125 113 84
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
368 285 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.46% 41.48% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 297 254 248
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,386 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 161 (49.69%) SQL Server
2 139 (42.90%) Microsoft
3 94 (29.01%) T-SQL
4 91 (28.09%) Finance
5 88 (27.16%) .NET
6 86 (26.54%) Business Intelligence
7 82 (25.31%) MS Excel
7 82 (25.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (24.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 78 (24.07%) C#
10 69 (21.30%) HTML
11 68 (20.99%) ASP.NET
11 68 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
11 68 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 59 (18.21%) Degree
14 58 (17.90%) ETL
15 57 (17.59%) JavaScript
16 51 (15.74%) Oracle
17 48 (14.81%) XML
18 44 (13.58%) SQL Server 2005
19 43 (13.27%) Windows
20 40 (12.35%) CSS
20 40 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (12.04%) SDLC
21 39 (12.04%) CRM
22 36 (11.11%) MVC
23 35 (10.80%) Scrum
23 35 (10.80%) SQL Server 2012
24 33 (10.19%) Kimball Methodology

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 9 (2.78%) SAS
2 7 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.23%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.23%) Apache
5 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.62%) IIS
5 2 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 82 (25.31%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.72%) MS Office
3 7 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.54%) INSURE/90
3 3 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.47%) SaaS
2 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.62%) GitHub
3 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.70%) HTTP
2 7 (2.16%) Firewall
3 6 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.54%) Wireless
4 5 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.23%) SAN
5 4 (1.23%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.93%) SSL
7 2 (0.62%) DNS
7 2 (0.62%) Intranet
7 2 (0.62%) LAN
7 2 (0.62%) WAN
8 1 (0.31%) DHCP
8 1 (0.31%) VPN
8 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (49.69%) SQL Server
2 82 (25.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (24.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (13.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 35 (10.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (8.95%) Oracle Database
9 26 (8.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (8.02%) OLTP
10 25 (7.72%) DTS
11 22 (6.79%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (4.63%) MySQL
12 15 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (4.01%) Relational Database
14 12 (3.70%) OLAP
15 11 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (2.47%) DB2
17 7 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (7.72%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.16%) Selenium
4 6 (1.85%) Subversion
4 6 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.54%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.54%) Hudson
5 5 (1.54%) Maven
6 4 (1.23%) NetBeans
6 4 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.93%) NUnit
7 3 (0.93%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.93%) StyleCop
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.62%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 91 (28.09%) Finance
2 13 (4.01%) Banking
3 12 (3.70%) Retail
4 11 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.40%) Marketing
4 11 (3.40%) Advertising
5 6 (1.85%) Billing
6 5 (1.54%) Automotive
6 5 (1.54%) Law
7 3 (0.93%) Back Office
7 3 (0.93%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 151 (46.60%) Developer
2 75 (23.15%) Analyst
3 65 (20.06%) DBA
4 60 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 51 (15.74%) SQL DBA
6 36 (11.11%) Administrator
7 28 (8.64%) C# Developer
8 26 (8.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 24 (7.41%) Senior Developer
10 23 (7.10%) SQL Developer
11 17 (5.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 14 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (4.01%) Test Analyst
14 12 (3.70%) Software Engineer
14 12 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
14 12 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 11 (3.40%) Business Analyst
16 10 (3.09%) Support Analyst
16 10 (3.09%) Applications Support
17 9 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (27.16%) .NET
2 69 (21.30%) HTML
3 68 (20.99%) ASP.NET
4 48 (14.81%) XML
5 40 (12.35%) CSS
6 26 (8.02%) jQuery
7 22 (6.79%) Web Services
8 19 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (5.86%) AngularJS
9 13 (4.01%) SOAP
10 12 (3.70%) WinForms
11 11 (3.40%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.09%) REST
13 9 (2.78%) WCF
14 6 (1.85%) Ajax
15 5 (1.54%) HTML5
15 5 (1.54%) CSS3
15 5 (1.54%) Entity Framework
16 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.25%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.85%) Data Extraction
3 6 (1.85%) Data Integration
3 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.85%) Clustering
3 6 (1.85%) Statistics
3 6 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.54%) Replication
4 5 (1.54%) iSeries
5 4 (1.23%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.23%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.93%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.93%) Grid Computing
6 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.93%) iPhone
7 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.62%) AS400
7 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.27%) Windows
2 18 (5.56%) Linux
3 11 (3.40%) UNIX
4 7 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.93%) Solaris
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.54%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (17.90%) ETL
4 39 (12.04%) CRM
4 39 (12.04%) SDLC
5 36 (11.11%) MVC
6 35 (10.80%) Scrum
7 33 (10.19%) Kimball Methodology
8 29 (8.95%) Mentoring
9 16 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (4.94%) Unit Testing
10 14 (4.32%) Software Engineering
11 13 (4.01%) OO
12 11 (3.40%) ITIL
12 11 (3.40%) OOP
12 11 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (3.40%) Data Management
12 11 (3.40%) Automated Testing
12 11 (3.40%) Line Management
13 10 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (29.01%) T-SQL
2 78 (24.07%) C#
3 57 (17.59%) JavaScript
4 27 (8.33%) Java
5 22 (6.79%) PL/SQL
6 16 (4.94%) VB.NET
6 16 (4.94%) PHP
7 15 (4.63%) C++
8 10 (3.09%) Python
9 8 (2.47%) C
10 7 (2.16%) Perl
10 7 (2.16%) VB
10 7 (2.16%) Erlang
11 5 (1.54%) RPG/400
11 5 (1.54%) RPG IV
11 5 (1.54%) RPG
12 4 (1.23%) Lisp
12 4 (1.23%) Ruby
12 4 (1.23%) Haskell
12 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (18.21%) Degree
2 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.16%) ISEB
3 7 (2.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.54%) MCDBA
5 4 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.93%) MCSE
6 3 (0.93%) MCSA
6 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) RHCE
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.40%) QA
2 8 (2.47%) SLA
3 5 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.23%) Snort
2 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) SCCM
1 3 (0.93%) SCOM
1 3 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.62%) WSUS
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) Graphite
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 139 (42.90%) Microsoft
2 51 (15.74%) Oracle
3 30 (9.26%) Cognos
4 16 (4.94%) Teradata
5 8 (2.47%) Informatica
5 8 (2.47%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.85%) VMware
7 5 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.23%) Lotus
9 3 (0.93%) Citrix
9 3 (0.93%) SAP
9 3 (0.93%) HP
9 3 (0.93%) Zend
10 2 (0.62%) Remedy
10 2 (0.62%) McAfee
10 2 (0.62%) Cisco
10 2 (0.62%) NetApp
10 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.62%) Apple
11 1 (0.31%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year + pension, bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago