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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 198 190 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.42% 18.96% 23.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.04% 43.98% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 175 160 219
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,958
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,783 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
565 432 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 46.85% 43.11% 57.07%
Number of salaries quoted 494 375 537
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,690
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -3 123 £36,500 +2.00% 21
Newport +3 29 £37,000 +12.97% 5
Bridgend +8 11 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Glamorgan -1 10 £35,000 -
Torfaen -18 9 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Caerphilly -15 3 £25,500 -23.88%
Monmouthshire -7 1 £43,500 +107.14%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - - 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £40,000 -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 197 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 189 (35.39%) Finance
3 186 (34.83%) Microsoft
4 173 (32.40%) Business Intelligence
5 134 (25.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 133 (24.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 120 (22.47%) Oracle
8 115 (21.54%) T-SQL
9 108 (20.22%) ETL
10 102 (19.10%) XML
11 94 (17.60%) MS Excel
12 89 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
13 85 (15.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 83 (15.54%) .NET
15 78 (14.61%) PL/SQL
16 77 (14.42%) Degree
17 70 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
18 63 (11.80%) C#
19 61 (11.42%) Manufacturing
20 59 (11.05%) Oracle Applications
20 59 (11.05%) SQL Server 2012
21 58 (10.86%) Oracle EBS
22 56 (10.49%) Oracle 11i
22 56 (10.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 54 (10.11%) Oracle Discoverer
23 54 (10.11%) Windows
23 54 (10.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
24 53 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
24 53 (9.93%) HTML
24 53 (9.93%) SQL Server 2005

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.49%) SAS
2 15 (2.81%) IIS
3 11 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.87%) CMS
5 8 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.75%) Apache
8 4 (0.75%) Commerce Server
8 4 (0.75%) JBoss
8 4 (0.75%) Node.js
9 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.37%) Documentum
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.37%) Lync
10 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 94 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.18%) MS Office
4 7 (1.31%) 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 59 (11.05%) Oracle Applications
2 58 (10.86%) Oracle EBS
3 56 (10.49%) Oracle 11i
4 48 (8.99%) Oracle Financials
4 48 (8.99%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 33 (6.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 33 (6.18%) Oracle Payables
5 33 (6.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 27 (5.06%) Oracle Assets
7 13 (2.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 10 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.94%) INSURE/90
10 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.18%) PaaS
2 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.69%) SaaS
4 5 (0.94%) IaaS
5 4 (0.75%) Office 365
6 2 (0.37%) GitHub
6 2 (0.37%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.81%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.62%) Firewall
3 12 (2.25%) DNS
3 12 (2.25%) HTTP
4 9 (1.69%) SAN
5 7 (1.31%) DHCP
6 6 (1.12%) Internet
7 5 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (0.94%) WAN
7 5 (0.94%) LAN
7 5 (0.94%) SSL
8 4 (0.75%) VPN
9 3 (0.56%) Intranet
9 3 (0.56%) Wireless
10 2 (0.37%) VoIP
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.19%) NAS
11 1 (0.19%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 134 (25.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 133 (24.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (15.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 59 (11.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 56 (10.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 54 (10.11%) Oracle Discoverer
8 54 (10.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 53 (9.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 39 (7.30%) OLTP
10 39 (7.30%) Oracle Database
11 32 (5.99%) DTS
12 29 (5.43%) Relational Database
13 25 (4.68%) Big Data
14 24 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (3.75%) MySQL
16 19 (3.56%) OLAP
16 19 (3.56%) Data Mining
17 14 (2.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (3.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.25%) Selenium
4 10 (1.87%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.12%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.94%) Subversion
6 5 (0.94%) JIRA
6 5 (0.94%) JUnit
6 5 (0.94%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.75%) Ant
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.75%) Behat
7 4 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.56%) Maven
8 3 (0.56%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.37%) NUnit
9 2 (0.37%) Toad
9 2 (0.37%) JMeter
9 2 (0.37%) MSTest
General
1 189 (35.39%) Finance
2 61 (11.42%) Manufacturing
3 40 (7.49%) Banking
4 31 (5.81%) Advertising
4 31 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.31%) Marketing
6 20 (3.75%) Retail
7 8 (1.50%) Billing
7 8 (1.50%) Welsh Language
7 8 (1.50%) Automotive
8 5 (0.94%) Legal
9 4 (0.75%) Electronics
10 3 (0.56%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 218 (40.82%) Analyst
2 211 (39.51%) Developer
3 76 (14.23%) DBA
4 56 (10.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 56 (10.49%) Oracle Analyst
5 50 (9.36%) SQL DBA
6 47 (8.80%) Senior Developer
7 43 (8.05%) Senior Analyst
8 41 (7.68%) Administrator
9 35 (6.55%) SQL Developer
10 32 (5.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 31 (5.81%) Business Analyst
12 30 (5.62%) .NET Developer
13 29 (5.43%) Developer Analyst
14 25 (4.68%) Junior Analyst
14 25 (4.68%) Junior
15 23 (4.31%) Programmer
16 21 (3.93%) Analyst Programmer
16 21 (3.93%) Senior Analyst Programmer
16 21 (3.93%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (19.10%) XML
2 83 (15.54%) .NET
3 53 (9.93%) HTML
4 48 (8.99%) ASP.NET
5 45 (8.43%) CSS
6 27 (5.06%) Web Services
7 19 (3.56%) jQuery
8 16 (3.00%) .NET Framework
9 15 (2.81%) Spring
10 14 (2.62%) J2EE
11 13 (2.43%) Ajax
11 13 (2.43%) WinForms
12 12 (2.25%) HTML5
12 12 (2.25%) WCF
13 10 (1.87%) SOAP
14 8 (1.50%) Hibernate
14 8 (1.50%) REST
15 7 (1.31%) Entity Framework
15 7 (1.31%) LINQ
15 7 (1.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.12%) Clustering
3 10 (1.87%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.87%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.50%) Replication
4 8 (1.50%) Statistics
5 7 (1.31%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.12%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.94%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.75%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.75%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.56%) Economics
9 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.56%) PlayStation
10 2 (0.37%) User Experience
10 2 (0.37%) GIS
10 2 (0.37%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.11%) Windows
2 27 (5.06%) Linux
3 17 (3.18%) UNIX
4 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.75%) CentOS
6 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.56%) Solaris
8 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.37%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.19%) OS/2
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (32.40%) Business Intelligence
2 108 (20.22%) ETL
3 70 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (6.55%) Unit Testing
4 35 (6.55%) Migration
5 34 (6.37%) Data Migration
6 33 (6.18%) Mentoring
6 33 (6.18%) MVC
6 33 (6.18%) ITIL
7 31 (5.81%) CRM
8 29 (5.43%) Kimball Methodology
9 28 (5.24%) Scrum
10 24 (4.49%) Project Management
11 21 (3.93%) OO
12 18 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (3.00%) Data Transformation
14 15 (2.81%) Mobile Marketing
14 15 (2.81%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (2.81%) Service Delivery
14 15 (2.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 115 (21.54%) T-SQL
2 78 (14.61%) PL/SQL
3 63 (11.80%) C#
4 49 (9.18%) Java
5 44 (8.24%) JavaScript
6 28 (5.24%) PHP
7 26 (4.87%) VB.NET
8 24 (4.49%) C++
9 19 (3.56%) Python
10 16 (3.00%) Perl
11 14 (2.62%) VB
12 12 (2.25%) C
13 9 (1.69%) VBA
14 8 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.31%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.12%) RPG/400
16 6 (1.12%) RPG IV
16 6 (1.12%) RPG
17 4 (0.75%) Ruby
18 3 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (14.42%) Degree
2 26 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.62%) MCSE
4 10 (1.87%) MCDBA
4 10 (1.87%) ISEB
5 7 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.31%) CCNA
5 7 (1.31%) MCP
6 6 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.94%) MCSA
8 4 (0.75%) HND
8 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.56%) MCITP
10 2 (0.37%) RHCE
10 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.93%) SLA
2 14 (2.62%) QA
3 5 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
System Software
1 25 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.19%) Snort
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.94%) WSUS
1 5 (0.94%) SCCM
1 5 (0.94%) SCOM
2 4 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.19%) Nagios
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Graphite
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 186 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 120 (22.47%) Oracle
3 45 (8.43%) Cognos
4 32 (5.99%) VMware
5 30 (5.62%) MicroStrategy
6 18 (3.37%) Cisco
7 17 (3.18%) Teradata
8 11 (2.06%) Business Objects
9 9 (1.69%) HP
10 8 (1.50%) Citrix
11 7 (1.31%) Informatica
11 7 (1.31%) NetApp
12 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.12%) Remedy
13 5 (0.94%) McAfee
13 5 (0.94%) SAP
14 4 (0.75%) SolarWinds
15 3 (0.56%) Veeam
15 3 (0.56%) Fortinet
15 3 (0.56%) Zend
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
networx
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Certifications and 9% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago