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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 167 120 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.50% 23.76% 23.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.23% 39.09% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 151 108 92
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
297 307 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.68% 60.79% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 267 280 209
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +5.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,060 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,720 £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 November 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 145 (41.91%) SQL Server
2 116 (33.53%) Microsoft
3 103 (29.77%) T-SQL
4 91 (26.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 85 (24.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (24.57%) HTML
6 84 (24.28%) Finance
7 81 (23.41%) Java
8 80 (23.12%) Business Intelligence
9 78 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 74 (21.39%) .NET
11 59 (17.05%) XML
11 59 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
12 55 (15.90%) ASP.NET
13 52 (15.03%) ETL
14 51 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (14.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 49 (14.16%) MS Excel
16 48 (13.87%) Windows
16 48 (13.87%) JavaScript
17 46 (13.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 44 (12.72%) Degree
18 44 (12.72%) CSS
19 42 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (11.27%) jQuery
21 38 (10.98%) Web Services
22 37 (10.69%) C#
22 37 (10.69%) C++
23 34 (9.83%) VMware
24 31 (8.96%) VB.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 15 (4.34%) IIS
2 12 (3.47%) Apache
3 11 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.02%) SAS
5 7 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.73%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.45%) CMS
8 4 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.16%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.29%) Node.js
9 1 (0.29%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.29%) Lync
Applications
1 49 (14.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.87%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.73%) SaaS
2 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.87%) Office 365
2 3 (0.87%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) GitHub
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.18%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.89%) DNS
3 9 (2.60%) VoIP
4 8 (2.31%) SAN
4 8 (2.31%) Firewall
5 5 (1.45%) WAN
5 5 (1.45%) LAN
5 5 (1.45%) HTTP
6 4 (1.16%) Intranet
6 4 (1.16%) Internet
7 3 (0.87%) DHCP
7 3 (0.87%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.58%) NAS
8 2 (0.58%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (41.91%) SQL Server
2 91 (26.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (24.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (14.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (13.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (8.38%) OLAP
9 26 (7.51%) OLAP Cube
10 23 (6.65%) Relational Database
11 20 (5.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (4.62%) OLTP
13 15 (4.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 15 (4.34%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (3.47%) DTS
15 10 (2.89%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (2.60%) Oracle Database
17 7 (2.02%) Data Mining
18 6 (1.73%) MySQL
19 5 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (6.65%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.60%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.02%) NetBeans
4 7 (2.02%) PowerBuilder
4 7 (2.02%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.16%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.87%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.87%) Subversion
6 3 (0.87%) Selenium
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.58%) MSTest
7 2 (0.58%) JUnit
7 2 (0.58%) Xcode
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.29%) Moq
8 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.29%) Maven
8 1 (0.29%) MorphX
8 1 (0.29%) NUnit
General
1 84 (24.28%) Finance
2 19 (5.49%) Banking
3 14 (4.05%) Legal
4 13 (3.76%) Advertising
5 11 (3.18%) Retail
6 9 (2.60%) Electronics
7 7 (2.02%) Marketing
8 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.45%) Law
10 3 (0.87%) Welsh Language
10 3 (0.87%) Billing
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Automotive
12 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 170 (49.13%) Developer
2 81 (23.41%) Analyst
3 52 (15.03%) Senior Developer
4 28 (8.09%) SQL Developer
5 27 (7.80%) .NET Developer
6 25 (7.23%) Java Developer
6 25 (7.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 25 (7.23%) Business Analyst
7 24 (6.94%) DBA
7 24 (6.94%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
8 22 (6.36%) Software Developer
9 19 (5.49%) Software Engineer
10 18 (5.20%) Administrator
11 17 (4.91%) SQL DBA
12 16 (4.62%) Team Leader
12 16 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.34%) Test Analyst
13 15 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 14 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 14 (4.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (24.57%) HTML
2 74 (21.39%) .NET
3 59 (17.05%) XML
4 55 (15.90%) ASP.NET
5 44 (12.72%) CSS
6 39 (11.27%) jQuery
7 38 (10.98%) Web Services
8 31 (8.96%) SOAP
9 20 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (4.62%) Spring
11 14 (4.05%) J2EE
12 12 (3.47%) LINQ
12 12 (3.47%) LINQ to SQL
13 11 (3.18%) Middleware
14 10 (2.89%) HTML5
15 9 (2.60%) JSON
15 9 (2.60%) WCF
15 9 (2.60%) Ajax
16 7 (2.02%) .NET Framework
16 7 (2.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.05%) Clustering
4 11 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.73%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.16%) iPhone
6 4 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.87%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.87%) Grid Computing
7 3 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.29%) Replication
9 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.29%) GIS
9 1 (0.29%) Social Network
9 1 (0.29%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.87%) Windows
2 21 (6.07%) UNIX
3 12 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.89%) Linux
5 9 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.87%) Android
8 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.29%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.12%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (15.03%) ETL
3 51 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (6.65%) OO
5 22 (6.36%) Kimball Methodology
5 22 (6.36%) Mentoring
6 21 (6.07%) Scrum
6 21 (6.07%) Software Engineering
6 21 (6.07%) Unit Testing
7 20 (5.78%) Project Management
8 18 (5.20%) CRM
9 17 (4.91%) MVC
10 15 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (4.05%) Web Development
11 14 (4.05%) Data Migration
11 14 (4.05%) Migration
12 13 (3.76%) Data Management
12 13 (3.76%) E-Commerce
13 11 (3.18%) ITIL
13 11 (3.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 103 (29.77%) T-SQL
2 81 (23.41%) Java
3 48 (13.87%) JavaScript
4 37 (10.69%) C#
4 37 (10.69%) C++
5 31 (8.96%) VB.NET
6 28 (8.09%) PHP
7 20 (5.78%) RPG
8 11 (3.18%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.60%) VB
10 6 (1.73%) Erlang
11 5 (1.45%) Ruby
12 4 (1.16%) C
12 4 (1.16%) Perl
12 4 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.87%) VBA
13 3 (0.87%) Python
14 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.29%) X++
15 1 (0.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 44 (12.72%) Degree
2 17 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.60%) CCNA
3 9 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.31%) MCSE
5 5 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) MCSA
6 2 (0.58%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.58%) RHCE
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) MCP
7 1 (0.29%) HND
7 1 (0.29%) MCITP
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.73%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) SLA
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.58%) Snort
5 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.58%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.58%) WSUS
2 2 (0.58%) SCCM
2 2 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.29%) OpenView
3 1 (0.29%) Nagios
3 1 (0.29%) OPNET
3 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 116 (33.53%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.83%) VMware
3 29 (8.38%) Oracle
4 19 (5.49%) Cisco
5 14 (4.05%) SAP
6 11 (3.18%) Cognos
6 11 (3.18%) Citrix
7 10 (2.89%) Business Objects
8 7 (2.02%) NetApp
9 5 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.16%) HP
10 4 (1.16%) LANDesk
10 4 (1.16%) Lotus
10 4 (1.16%) IBM
11 3 (0.87%) Veeam
11 3 (0.87%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.58%) IPFX
12 2 (0.58%) Informatica
12 2 (0.58%) Teradata
12 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + extensive flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + extensive flexible benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £34000 - £40000.00 per annum + pension & bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
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Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £29,731 - 33,119 per year
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: competitive
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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