The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 220 195 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.50% 18.29% 22.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.43% 40.88% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 176 169 216
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,783 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
SQL
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
558 477 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 46.93% 44.75% 56.02%
Number of salaries quoted 493 430 540
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Salary Trend in South Wales

SQL
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Cardiff 0 140 £36,500 +2.00% 17
Newport -2 32 £37,000 +13.84% 5
Bridgend +9 15 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Torfaen -17 13 £47,500 +31.94%
Glamorgan -1 6 £35,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff -1 3 £34,000 +51.11%
Caerphilly -3 3 £25,500 -27.14%
Monmouthshire -5 1 £43,500 +42.62%
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 195 (38.01%) SQL Server
2 182 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 158 (30.80%) Finance
4 157 (30.60%) Business Intelligence
5 123 (23.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 122 (23.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 108 (21.05%) T-SQL
8 104 (20.27%) Oracle
9 99 (19.30%) MS Excel
10 96 (18.71%) .NET
11 93 (18.13%) ETL
12 86 (16.76%) XML
12 86 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
13 84 (16.37%) Degree
14 83 (16.18%) C#
15 77 (15.01%) Data Warehouse
16 72 (14.04%) Windows
17 67 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
18 63 (12.28%) HTML
19 61 (11.89%) Java
19 61 (11.89%) ASP.NET
20 56 (10.92%) JavaScript
20 56 (10.92%) SDLC
21 54 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
22 53 (10.33%) PL/SQL
23 49 (9.55%) SQL Server 2005
24 46 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 46 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
25 44 (8.58%) CRM
26 42 (8.19%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 24 (4.68%) SAS
2 13 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.14%) IIS
4 10 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.75%) CMS
6 6 (1.17%) JBoss
6 6 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.97%) Apache
8 4 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.78%) Commerce Server
8 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.78%) Node.js
9 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.39%) Documentum
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.19%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) Lync
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 99 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.09%) MS Office
3 20 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.97%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.19%) EViews
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (6.04%) Oracle Applications
2 30 (5.85%) Oracle 11i
2 30 (5.85%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (5.65%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 29 (5.65%) Oracle Financials
4 18 (3.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 18 (3.51%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (3.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 18 (3.51%) Oracle Assets
5 15 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (1.75%) INSURE/90
7 8 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.31%) PaaS
2 10 (1.95%) SaaS
3 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.58%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.39%) Office 365
5 2 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.73%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.53%) Firewall
3 11 (2.14%) HTTP
4 10 (1.95%) DNS
5 7 (1.36%) SAN
6 6 (1.17%) DHCP
7 5 (0.97%) VoIP
7 5 (0.97%) SSL
7 5 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (0.97%) Internet
8 4 (0.78%) Wireless
8 4 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.78%) VPN
9 3 (0.58%) WAN
9 3 (0.58%) LAN
9 3 (0.58%) Intranet
10 2 (0.39%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.19%) Skype
11 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (38.01%) SQL Server
2 123 (23.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 122 (23.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (15.01%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (9.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 46 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (7.02%) Oracle Database
9 32 (6.24%) Oracle Discoverer
10 29 (5.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 27 (5.26%) OLTP
12 26 (5.07%) Relational Database
13 25 (4.87%) DTS
14 23 (4.48%) Big Data
15 21 (4.09%) MySQL
16 20 (3.90%) Data Mining
17 18 (3.51%) NoSQL
18 16 (3.12%) Oracle Database 11g
19 15 (2.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.31%) Selenium
4 14 (2.73%) Cucumber
5 9 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.56%) JIRA
6 8 (1.56%) Subversion
7 7 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.36%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.36%) Behat
7 7 (1.36%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.97%) JUnit
8 5 (0.97%) NUnit
9 4 (0.78%) Maven
9 4 (0.78%) NetBeans
9 4 (0.78%) Ant
9 4 (0.78%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.58%) Hudson
10 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 158 (30.80%) Finance
2 34 (6.63%) Manufacturing
3 33 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 31 (6.04%) Advertising
5 28 (5.46%) Banking
6 22 (4.29%) Marketing
7 16 (3.12%) Retail
8 8 (1.56%) Billing
9 6 (1.17%) Automotive
9 6 (1.17%) Welsh Language
10 5 (0.97%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 219 (42.69%) Developer
2 188 (36.65%) Analyst
3 80 (15.59%) DBA
4 60 (11.70%) SQL DBA
5 57 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 45 (8.77%) Administrator
6 45 (8.77%) .NET Developer
7 44 (8.58%) Senior Analyst
8 42 (8.19%) Senior Developer
9 32 (6.24%) Developer Analyst
9 32 (6.24%) SQL Developer
10 30 (5.85%) Oracle Analyst
11 26 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 25 (4.87%) Business Analyst
13 19 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
13 19 (3.70%) Programmer
13 19 (3.70%) Senior Analyst Programmer
13 19 (3.70%) Senior Programmer
14 18 (3.51%) Java Developer
14 18 (3.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (18.71%) .NET
2 86 (16.76%) XML
3 63 (12.28%) HTML
4 61 (11.89%) ASP.NET
5 37 (7.21%) CSS
6 25 (4.87%) Web Services
7 23 (4.48%) jQuery
8 17 (3.31%) .NET Framework
9 14 (2.73%) WinForms
9 14 (2.73%) AngularJS
10 13 (2.53%) Spring
10 13 (2.53%) Ajax
11 12 (2.34%) WCF
12 11 (2.14%) REST
12 11 (2.14%) J2EE
13 10 (1.95%) RESTful
14 9 (1.75%) HTML5
14 9 (1.75%) Entity Framework
15 8 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (1.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.14%) Clustering
4 9 (1.75%) Replication
4 9 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.56%) Statistics
6 7 (1.36%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.17%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.97%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.97%) iSeries
8 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.78%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.78%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.58%) iPhone
10 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.58%) PlayStation
10 3 (0.58%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 72 (14.04%) Windows
2 42 (8.19%) Linux
3 18 (3.51%) UNIX
4 17 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.17%) Solaris
7 4 (0.78%) CentOS
7 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.39%) Android
8 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (30.60%) Business Intelligence
2 93 (18.13%) ETL
3 86 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (10.92%) SDLC
5 44 (8.58%) CRM
6 42 (8.19%) Scrum
7 38 (7.41%) MVC
8 34 (6.63%) Unit Testing
9 31 (6.04%) Kimball Methodology
10 29 (5.65%) Mentoring
10 29 (5.65%) Migration
11 27 (5.26%) ITIL
11 27 (5.26%) Data Migration
12 19 (3.70%) Automated Testing
12 19 (3.70%) Software Engineering
13 18 (3.51%) TDD
13 18 (3.51%) OO
13 18 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (3.51%) Test Automation
14 16 (3.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 108 (21.05%) T-SQL
2 83 (16.18%) C#
3 61 (11.89%) Java
4 56 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 53 (10.33%) PL/SQL
6 35 (6.82%) C++
7 27 (5.26%) PHP
7 27 (5.26%) Python
8 22 (4.29%) VB.NET
8 22 (4.29%) Perl
9 17 (3.31%) C
10 11 (2.14%) VB
11 10 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.75%) RPG
12 9 (1.75%) RPG/400
12 9 (1.75%) RPG IV
13 7 (1.36%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.36%) VBA
14 6 (1.17%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 84 (16.37%) Degree
2 29 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.53%) ISEB
4 12 (2.34%) MCSE
5 10 (1.95%) MCDBA
6 9 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.36%) HND
9 6 (1.17%) MCSA
9 6 (1.17%) CCNA
9 6 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.17%) MCP
10 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.58%) MCITP
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.39%) RHCE
12 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.51%) SLA
1 18 (3.51%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) Basel II
System Software
1 20 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.39%) Snort
4 2 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) SCCM
1 4 (0.78%) SCOM
1 4 (0.78%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.58%) WSUS
3 1 (0.19%) Nagios
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 182 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 104 (20.27%) Oracle
3 39 (7.60%) Cognos
4 27 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
5 21 (4.09%) VMware
6 17 (3.31%) Teradata
7 13 (2.53%) Cisco
8 7 (1.36%) HP
8 7 (1.36%) Citrix
8 7 (1.36%) Informatica
8 7 (1.36%) Remedy
9 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.17%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.58%) SAP
10 3 (0.58%) IBM
10 3 (0.58%) Apple
10 3 (0.58%) NetApp
10 3 (0.58%) McAfee
10 3 (0.58%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.58%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £39,685 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Maesteg, Mid Glamorgan
Prosper Recruitment
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Competitive Salary & excellent career development
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Salary Depending on Experience
Posted: 13 days ago