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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 140 122 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.71% 20.50% 24.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.68% 50.41% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 110 99 138
Average salary £36,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £28,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,783 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,873
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.05%
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
328 242 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 48.52% 40.67% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 271 202 322
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 April 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 142 (44.38%) SQL Server
2 136 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 110 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (29.69%) Finance
5 92 (28.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (25.94%) T-SQL
7 80 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 77 (24.06%) ETL
9 73 (22.81%) Data Warehouse
10 70 (21.88%) MS Excel
10 70 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 54 (16.88%) Degree
12 52 (16.25%) .NET
12 52 (16.25%) Oracle
13 48 (15.00%) C#
14 46 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (14.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 43 (13.44%) SQL Server 2005
17 36 (11.25%) OLTP
17 36 (11.25%) Oracle Database
18 35 (10.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 35 (10.94%) HTML
18 35 (10.94%) XML
19 33 (10.31%) Java
19 33 (10.31%) ASP.NET
19 33 (10.31%) Cognos
20 32 (10.00%) Windows
21 31 (9.69%) JavaScript
21 31 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (9.38%) Unit Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (4.69%) SAS
2 7 (2.19%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.25%) IIS
4 3 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.94%) CMS
4 3 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.63%) Apache
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 70 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.06%) MS Office
3 11 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) EViews
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.50%) SaaS
2 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.25%) Office 365
4 3 (0.94%) IaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.63%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.63%) GitHub
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.44%) HTTP
2 9 (2.81%) Firewall
3 5 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (1.56%) DNS
3 5 (1.56%) SSL
4 4 (1.25%) Wireless
4 4 (1.25%) DHCP
5 3 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.94%) LAN
5 3 (0.94%) WAN
6 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) Intranet
6 2 (0.63%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.31%) Skype
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (44.38%) SQL Server
2 92 (28.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (22.81%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 45 (14.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (13.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 36 (11.25%) OLTP
8 36 (11.25%) Oracle Database
9 35 (10.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (9.06%) DTS
11 18 (5.63%) Relational Database
12 17 (5.31%) MySQL
13 16 (5.00%) OLAP
14 15 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (4.06%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (3.75%) OLAP Cube
17 9 (2.81%) Big Data
18 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 7 (2.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.06%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.88%) Selenium
3 6 (1.88%) Subversion
4 5 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.94%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.94%) Maven
6 3 (0.94%) JUnit
7 2 (0.63%) Ant
7 2 (0.63%) Toad
7 2 (0.63%) Hudson
8 1 (0.31%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.31%) ERwin
8 1 (0.31%) JMeter
8 1 (0.31%) NetBeans
General
1 95 (29.69%) Finance
2 29 (9.06%) Banking
3 20 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.94%) Retail
5 10 (3.13%) Advertising
6 8 (2.50%) Automotive
6 8 (2.50%) Billing
6 8 (2.50%) Welsh Language
7 5 (1.56%) Marketing
8 4 (1.25%) Law
8 4 (1.25%) Legal
9 3 (0.94%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 143 (44.69%) Developer
2 91 (28.44%) Analyst
3 66 (20.63%) DBA
4 47 (14.69%) SQL DBA
5 38 (11.88%) Senior Developer
6 34 (10.63%) Administrator
7 29 (9.06%) SQL Developer
8 28 (8.75%) .NET Developer
9 25 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 19 (5.94%) Business Analyst
11 17 (5.31%) Java Developer
12 15 (4.69%) Oracle DBA
12 15 (4.69%) Programmer
12 15 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 14 (4.38%) Senior Programmer
13 14 (4.38%) Developer Analyst
13 14 (4.38%) Analyst Programmer
13 14 (4.38%) Senior Analyst Programmer
14 12 (3.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.25%) .NET
2 35 (10.94%) HTML
2 35 (10.94%) XML
3 33 (10.31%) ASP.NET
4 26 (8.13%) CSS
5 15 (4.69%) Web Services
6 14 (4.38%) J2EE
6 14 (4.38%) Spring
7 12 (3.75%) WinForms
8 11 (3.44%) jQuery
9 10 (3.13%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.81%) Ajax
10 9 (2.81%) WCF
11 8 (2.50%) LINQ
11 8 (2.50%) SOAP
11 8 (2.50%) Entity Framework
12 7 (2.19%) Struts
13 6 (1.88%) XSLT
13 6 (1.88%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.13%) Clustering
3 9 (2.81%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.88%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.56%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.56%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.25%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.94%) Economics
7 3 (0.94%) Statistics
7 3 (0.94%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.63%) AS400
8 2 (0.63%) Replication
8 2 (0.63%) iPhone
8 2 (0.63%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.63%) Blog
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.00%) Windows
2 13 (4.06%) Linux
3 10 (3.13%) UNIX
4 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.94%) Solaris
6 2 (0.63%) CentOS
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (24.06%) ETL
3 46 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 28 (8.75%) Mentoring
6 27 (8.44%) CRM
7 25 (7.81%) Kimball Methodology
8 23 (7.19%) Migration
8 23 (7.19%) Data Migration
9 19 (5.94%) MVC
10 17 (5.31%) Scrum
11 14 (4.38%) Project Management
12 13 (4.06%) OO
13 12 (3.75%) Automated Testing
14 11 (3.44%) Data Analysis
14 11 (3.44%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (3.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (3.13%) Use Case
15 10 (3.13%) Software Engineering
15 10 (3.13%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 83 (25.94%) T-SQL
2 48 (15.00%) C#
3 33 (10.31%) Java
4 31 (9.69%) JavaScript
5 22 (6.88%) C++
6 21 (6.56%) PHP
7 18 (5.63%) PL/SQL
7 18 (5.63%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.13%) VB
9 8 (2.50%) Perl
9 8 (2.50%) Python
10 6 (1.88%) C
10 6 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.25%) Erlang
11 4 (1.25%) Ruby
12 3 (0.94%) VBA
13 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.31%) RPG/400
14 1 (0.31%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (16.88%) Degree
2 16 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.13%) MCDBA
4 5 (1.56%) MCSE
4 5 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.25%) ISEB
6 3 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.94%) MCSA
6 3 (0.94%) CCNA
6 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.31%) RHCE
8 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.81%) SLA
1 9 (2.81%) QA
2 4 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) Basel II
System Software
1 11 (3.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) WSUS
1 5 (1.56%) SCCM
1 5 (1.56%) SCOM
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Graphite
2 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 136 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.25%) Oracle
3 33 (10.31%) Cognos
4 21 (6.56%) MicroStrategy
5 17 (5.31%) Teradata
6 13 (4.06%) VMware
7 7 (2.19%) NetApp
7 7 (2.19%) Informatica
8 6 (1.88%) Cisco
8 6 (1.88%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.56%) McAfee
10 4 (1.25%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.25%) SAP
10 4 (1.25%) HP
10 4 (1.25%) Citrix
11 3 (0.94%) Apple
11 3 (0.94%) IBM
12 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.63%) BEA
12 2 (0.63%) Remedy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting LLP
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000. - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40k plus great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 38000 plus great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago