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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 158 143 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.27% 21.00% 20.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.01% 42.81% 48.40%
Number of salaries quoted 139 110 97
Average salary £36,000 £36,250 £35,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% +1.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,783
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
351 334 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 53.92% 49.05% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 316 274 208
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 1 May 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 129 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (36.28%) SQL Server
3 106 (31.27%) Finance
4 101 (29.79%) C#
5 99 (29.20%) .NET
6 74 (21.83%) MVC
7 70 (20.65%) Oracle
8 69 (20.35%) ASP.NET
9 64 (18.88%) Microsoft
10 60 (17.70%) JavaScript
11 53 (15.63%) MS Excel
12 52 (15.34%) Scrum
13 50 (14.75%) HTML
14 49 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (14.45%) Degree
15 48 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 48 (14.16%) CSS
16 46 (13.57%) Web Services
17 45 (13.27%) XML
17 45 (13.27%) T-SQL
17 45 (13.27%) SDLC
18 43 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (12.68%) Java
18 43 (12.68%) SOAP
18 43 (12.68%) Software Engineering
19 42 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 40 (11.80%) ETL
20 40 (11.80%) jQuery
21 39 (11.50%) VB.NET
22 37 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 18 (5.31%) IIS
2 17 (5.01%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.95%) SAS
4 4 (1.18%) CMS
4 4 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.88%) Apache
5 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.59%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 53 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.19%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.88%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.88%) Office 365
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.24%) HTTP
2 9 (2.65%) Firewall
3 8 (2.36%) Internet
3 8 (2.36%) Intranet
3 8 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.06%) tcpdump
5 4 (1.18%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.88%) SAN
6 3 (0.88%) Skype
7 2 (0.59%) DNS
7 2 (0.59%) Extranet
7 2 (0.59%) VoIP
8 1 (0.29%) DHCP
8 1 (0.29%) NAS
8 1 (0.29%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (36.28%) SQL Server
2 48 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (9.44%) MySQL
6 31 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (7.37%) Oracle Database
8 23 (6.78%) Relational Database
9 20 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (5.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (5.01%) OLAP
12 13 (3.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (3.24%) Big Data
14 11 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (2.65%) OLAP Cube
16 8 (2.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (9.14%) SoapUI
2 27 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (5.90%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.95%) Selenium
5 8 (2.36%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.06%) Maven
7 6 (1.77%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.47%) ClearQuest
8 5 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.47%) Subversion
9 4 (1.18%) Ant
9 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.18%) JUnit
9 4 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.59%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.59%) TestNG
11 2 (0.59%) Toad
11 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 106 (31.27%) Finance
2 29 (8.55%) Advertising
3 14 (4.13%) Legal
4 11 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.95%) Marketing
6 9 (2.65%) Electronics
7 8 (2.36%) Banking
8 4 (1.18%) Games
8 4 (1.18%) Law
9 3 (0.88%) Retail
10 2 (0.59%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (57.52%) Developer
2 88 (25.96%) Analyst
3 59 (17.40%) .NET Developer
4 49 (14.45%) SQL Developer
5 45 (13.27%) C# Developer
5 45 (13.27%) Senior Developer
6 42 (12.39%) Software Developer
7 37 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (10.91%) Test Analyst
8 26 (7.67%) SQL Analyst
9 21 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 18 (5.31%) .NET Software Developer
10 18 (5.31%) Software Engineer
11 17 (5.01%) Junior
12 16 (4.72%) Junior Developer
12 16 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
13 15 (4.42%) Business Developer
13 15 (4.42%) Oracle Developer
13 15 (4.42%) SQL BI Developer
14 13 (3.83%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (29.20%) .NET
2 69 (20.35%) ASP.NET
3 50 (14.75%) HTML
4 48 (14.16%) CSS
5 46 (13.57%) Web Services
6 45 (13.27%) XML
7 43 (12.68%) SOAP
8 40 (11.80%) jQuery
9 21 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (4.42%) MDX
11 14 (4.13%) CSS3
12 13 (3.83%) WCF
13 12 (3.54%) Ajax
13 12 (3.54%) AngularJS
13 12 (3.54%) HTML5
14 11 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (3.24%) REST
15 10 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (2.36%) JSON
17 7 (2.06%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.24%) Fintech
4 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.65%) Mobile Payment
5 7 (2.06%) Grid Computing
6 6 (1.77%) iSeries
6 6 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.47%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.18%) AS400
9 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.59%) Replication
10 1 (0.29%) Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.29%) PMI
10 1 (0.29%) Statistics
10 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.62%) Linux
2 33 (9.73%) Unix
3 28 (8.26%) Windows
4 7 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.77%) Solaris
6 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (21.83%) MVC
3 52 (15.34%) Scrum
4 49 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (13.27%) SDLC
6 43 (12.68%) Software Engineering
7 40 (11.80%) ETL
8 31 (9.14%) Test Scripting
9 29 (8.55%) Web Development
10 26 (7.67%) OO
11 25 (7.37%) Migration
12 23 (6.78%) Data Analysis
13 22 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (5.31%) ITIL
14 18 (5.31%) Kimball Methodology
15 15 (4.42%) Waterfall
16 14 (4.13%) Functional Testing
16 14 (4.13%) Non-Functional Testing
16 14 (4.13%) Software Testing
16 14 (4.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 101 (29.79%) C#
2 60 (17.70%) JavaScript
3 45 (13.27%) T-SQL
4 43 (12.68%) Java
5 39 (11.50%) VB.NET
6 36 (10.62%) C++
7 26 (7.67%) PL/SQL
8 19 (5.60%) PHP
9 15 (4.42%) Python
10 11 (3.24%) VB
11 10 (2.95%) C
12 7 (2.06%) Erlang
12 7 (2.06%) Haskell
12 7 (2.06%) Lisp
12 7 (2.06%) Scala
12 7 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.06%) VBA
13 6 (1.77%) R
13 6 (1.77%) RPG IV
13 6 (1.77%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 49 (14.45%) Degree
2 32 (9.44%) ISEB
3 21 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (4.72%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.18%) HND
6 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) MCSA
7 2 (0.59%) MCSE
7 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.96%) QA
2 11 (3.24%) SLA
3 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.06%) Snort
3 4 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.59%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.88%) Nagios
2 3 (0.88%) Puppet
3 2 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.59%) OpenView
3 2 (0.59%) OPNET
3 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.29%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (20.65%) Oracle
2 64 (18.88%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.95%) SAP
4 8 (2.36%) Tableau
4 8 (2.36%) VMware
5 7 (2.06%) IBM
5 7 (2.06%) Sybase
5 7 (2.06%) Zend
6 6 (1.77%) HP
6 6 (1.77%) Remedy
6 6 (1.77%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.47%) Informatica
8 3 (0.88%) Cisco
9 2 (0.59%) Adobe
9 2 (0.59%) CA
9 2 (0.59%) Citrix
9 2 (0.59%) Juniper
9 2 (0.59%) Riverbed
9 2 (0.59%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.59%) Unisys
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £40,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K, depending upon experirence
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Liga Recruitment
Salary: circa £45,000 pa (dependent on experience)
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + pension, private medical, health insurance,
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago