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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 182 155 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.06% 22.96% 18.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.72% 51.50% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 142 136 86
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £21,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
407 301 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.33% 44.59% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 337 271 234
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 31 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 157 (48.46%) SQL Server
2 127 (39.20%) Microsoft
3 107 (33.02%) .NET
4 94 (29.01%) C#
5 88 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (26.23%) T-SQL
7 84 (25.93%) HTML
7 84 (25.93%) ASP.NET
7 84 (25.93%) MS Excel
8 81 (25.00%) Finance
9 69 (21.30%) JavaScript
10 68 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
10 68 (20.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 66 (20.37%) Degree
12 61 (18.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 55 (16.98%) CSS
14 52 (16.05%) MVC
15 50 (15.43%) Oracle
16 49 (15.12%) XML
16 49 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
17 47 (14.51%) Scrum
18 46 (14.20%) SQL Server 2008
19 45 (13.89%) Windows
20 44 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
21 41 (12.65%) ETL
21 41 (12.65%) SDLC
22 38 (11.73%) jQuery
23 37 (11.42%) Java
24 35 (10.80%) CRM
24 35 (10.80%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 8 (2.47%) SharePoint
1 8 (2.47%) SAS
2 5 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.23%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.23%) Apache
3 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.93%) IIS
5 2 (0.62%) Tuxedo
5 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.31%) Node.js
6 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 84 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.72%) MS Office
3 4 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.54%) INSURE/90
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.31%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.78%) SaaS
2 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.62%) Office 365
5 2 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.01%) HTTP
2 8 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.54%) tcpdump
4 5 (1.54%) Firewall
4 5 (1.54%) Wireless
5 4 (1.23%) SAN
6 3 (0.93%) SSL
6 3 (0.93%) WAN
6 3 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.62%) LAN
7 2 (0.62%) DNS
8 1 (0.31%) VPN
8 1 (0.31%) VoIP
8 1 (0.31%) DHCP
8 1 (0.31%) Intranet
8 1 (0.31%) Skype
8 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (48.46%) SQL Server
2 68 (20.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (18.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (15.12%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (14.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (10.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (6.48%) Oracle Database
8 21 (6.48%) SQL Server 2000
9 20 (6.17%) DTS
10 19 (5.86%) OLTP
10 19 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (4.63%) MySQL
11 15 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (3.09%) OLAP
13 10 (3.09%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (2.47%) Relational Database
15 7 (2.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.32%) Hudson
5 12 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 12 (3.70%) NetBeans
5 12 (3.70%) Maven
6 9 (2.78%) SoapUI
7 8 (2.47%) Selenium
8 6 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.54%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.54%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.23%) Subversion
10 4 (1.23%) ClearQuest
10 4 (1.23%) JMeter
10 4 (1.23%) Ant
11 3 (0.93%) NUnit
11 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.93%) StyleCop
General
1 81 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (5.56%) Marketing
3 14 (4.32%) Banking
4 12 (3.70%) Retail
4 12 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.78%) Advertising
6 8 (2.47%) Back Office
7 6 (1.85%) Law
8 4 (1.23%) Automotive
9 3 (0.93%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 161 (49.69%) Developer
2 72 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 71 (21.91%) Analyst
4 46 (14.20%) DBA
5 40 (12.35%) SQL DBA
6 35 (10.80%) C# Developer
7 34 (10.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (8.95%) Senior Developer
8 29 (8.95%) Administrator
9 18 (5.56%) SQL Developer
10 17 (5.25%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 14 (4.32%) Test Analyst
13 12 (3.70%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 11 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (3.09%) Support Analyst
15 10 (3.09%) Applications Support
16 9 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (33.02%) .NET
2 84 (25.93%) ASP.NET
2 84 (25.93%) HTML
3 55 (16.98%) CSS
4 49 (15.12%) XML
5 38 (11.73%) jQuery
6 35 (10.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (10.19%) Web Services
8 28 (8.64%) SOAP
9 19 (5.86%) AngularJS
10 17 (5.25%) REST
11 11 (3.40%) Java EE
12 10 (3.09%) WCF
12 10 (3.09%) WinForms
13 9 (2.78%) Spring
13 9 (2.78%) .NET Framework
14 8 (2.47%) CSS3
15 7 (2.16%) HTML5
16 5 (1.54%) Entity Framework
16 5 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.85%) Statistics
5 6 (1.85%) Data Extraction
5 6 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.54%) iSeries
6 5 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.54%) Replication
7 4 (1.23%) Clustering
7 4 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.93%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.62%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.62%) iPhone
9 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.89%) Windows
2 21 (6.48%) Linux
3 11 (3.40%) UNIX
4 8 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
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 88 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (16.05%) MVC
4 47 (14.51%) Scrum
5 41 (12.65%) ETL
5 41 (12.65%) SDLC
6 35 (10.80%) CRM
7 30 (9.26%) Mentoring
8 27 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
9 22 (6.79%) Software Engineering
10 21 (6.48%) OO
11 18 (5.56%) TDD
12 17 (5.25%) Unit Testing
13 16 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (4.32%) Test Scripting
15 12 (3.70%) Data Management
16 11 (3.40%) Performance Monitoring
16 11 (3.40%) BDD
16 11 (3.40%) Line Management
17 10 (3.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 94 (29.01%) C#
2 85 (26.23%) T-SQL
3 69 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 37 (11.42%) Java
5 19 (5.86%) C++
6 18 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 17 (5.25%) PHP
8 15 (4.63%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.01%) Python
10 11 (3.40%) C
11 9 (2.78%) Perl
11 9 (2.78%) Erlang
12 6 (1.85%) VB
13 5 (1.54%) Lisp
13 5 (1.54%) Ruby
13 5 (1.54%) Haskell
13 5 (1.54%) RPG
13 5 (1.54%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.54%) RPG/400
13 5 (1.54%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 66 (20.37%) Degree
2 13 (4.01%) ISEB
3 8 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.93%) MCSA
7 2 (0.62%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.62%) MCSE
7 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.01%) QA
2 7 (2.16%) SLA
3 5 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.54%) Snort
4 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.62%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.31%) XenApp
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.54%) SCCM
1 5 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.23%) SCOM
3 2 (0.62%) Nagios
3 2 (0.62%) WSUS
4 1 (0.31%) OpenView
4 1 (0.31%) OPNET
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.31%) Graphite
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 127 (39.20%) Microsoft
2 50 (15.43%) Oracle
3 23 (7.10%) Cognos
4 8 (2.47%) VMware
5 7 (2.16%) Teradata
6 5 (1.54%) Informatica
6 5 (1.54%) Citrix
7 4 (1.23%) Lotus
7 4 (1.23%) HP
7 4 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.93%) Zend
9 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.62%) NetApp
9 2 (0.62%) McAfee
9 2 (0.62%) Cisco
9 2 (0.62%) SAP
9 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.31%) Apple
10 1 (0.31%) Sage
10 1 (0.31%) Remedy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 19 days ago