The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North Wales region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 11 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 18.33% 51.52% 53.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 73.91% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 28
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,200 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -1.36%
Programming Languages Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
33 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 55.00% 69.70% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 46
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,010 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

SQL
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the North Wales region.

SQL Salary Trend in North Wales

SQL
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in North Wales

SQL
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham -3 7 £35,000 +40.00%
Flintshire +1 2 £15,000 -50.00%
Gwynedd - 2 £35,000 -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) C#
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Ajax
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) XML
7 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (27.27%) jQuery
8 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (22.73%) Web Development
9 5 (22.73%) SEO
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (22.73%) HTML5
9 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Documentum
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) RIP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) CTI
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) VPLS
2 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.55%) MS Access
6 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (18.18%) Hudson
4 3 (13.64%) Subversion
5 2 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) Ant
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Lead Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Graduate
4 2 (9.09%) Product Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 7 (31.82%) Ajax
5 7 (31.82%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
7 5 (22.73%) HTML5
7 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) WCF
9 3 (13.64%) WinForms
9 3 (13.64%) .NET Compact Framework
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
10 2 (9.09%) XHTML
10 2 (9.09%) XSL
10 2 (9.09%) JDBC
10 2 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
3 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Firmware
5 1 (4.55%) DTV
5 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) SEO
2 5 (22.73%) Web Development
3 4 (18.18%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) System Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.64%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) VB6
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCSP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCIP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco