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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 278 240 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.72% 21.07% 20.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.87% 40.54% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 247 226 172
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £34,773
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
536 592 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.58% 51.98% 48.11%
Number of salaries quoted 488 545 390
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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
Cardiff +3 183 £35,000 +2.94% 28
Newport +5 26 £32,500 - 8
Torfaen -2 19 £36,000 +2.85%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 11 £35,000 - 3
Bridgend 0 10 £34,500 +6.15% 6
Monmouthshire -1 6 £30,000 -29.41%
Caerphilly +15 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Glamorgan - 3 - - 1
Neath Port Talbot 0 2 £35,500 -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 198 (40.57%) SQL Server
2 150 (30.74%) Microsoft
3 133 (27.25%) .NET
4 125 (25.61%) HTML
5 112 (22.95%) Java
6 104 (21.31%) JavaScript
7 103 (21.11%) C#
7 103 (21.11%) XML
8 102 (20.90%) Windows
9 94 (19.26%) Oracle
10 93 (19.06%) T-SQL
11 91 (18.65%) Degree
12 89 (18.24%) CSS
13 77 (15.78%) ASP.NET
14 74 (15.16%) Finance
14 74 (15.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 70 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 69 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
17 68 (13.93%) MS Excel
18 63 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
19 62 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
20 61 (12.50%) Web Services
21 52 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 51 (10.45%) .NET Framework
23 49 (10.04%) jQuery
23 49 (10.04%) VMware
23 49 (10.04%) MVC
24 48 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
25 45 (9.22%) Banking
26 44 (9.02%) Unit Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 40 (8.20%) IIS
2 23 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.89%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.48%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.66%) SAS
5 13 (2.66%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.25%) CMS
8 10 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.05%) Apache
9 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.82%) Commerce Server
11 4 (0.82%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.20%) FileNet
Applications
1 68 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.07%) MS Office
3 9 (1.84%) MS Project
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.46%) INSURE/90
2 6 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.41%) Line 500
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.46%) PaaS
2 12 (2.46%) IaaS
3 4 (0.82%) Trello
3 4 (0.82%) Basecamp
3 4 (0.82%) SaaS
4 3 (0.61%) Office 365
4 3 (0.61%) GitHub
4 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.94%) TCP/IP
2 24 (4.92%) SAN
3 23 (4.71%) Internet
4 15 (3.07%) Firewall
5 11 (2.25%) DNS
5 11 (2.25%) NAS
6 8 (1.64%) VoIP
6 8 (1.64%) HTTP
7 7 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (1.43%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (1.02%) SNMP
8 5 (1.02%) LAN
8 5 (1.02%) WAN
9 3 (0.61%) SSL
9 3 (0.61%) DVB
10 2 (0.41%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.20%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (40.57%) SQL Server
2 74 (15.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 44 (9.02%) Relational Database
7 42 (8.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (5.74%) Oracle Database
10 26 (5.33%) OLAP
11 23 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (4.30%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (2.46%) DB2
15 11 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (1.43%) MySQL
17 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
18 5 (1.02%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 24 (4.92%) JUnit
3 22 (4.51%) Selenium
4 21 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.48%) Eclipse
6 16 (3.28%) SoapUI
7 15 (3.07%) MSTest
7 15 (3.07%) Moq
7 15 (3.07%) NUnit
8 12 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (2.46%) Rational Application Developer
9 11 (2.25%) ClearQuest
9 11 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (2.05%) Maven
11 9 (1.84%) JIRA
11 9 (1.84%) Subversion
12 8 (1.64%) PowerBuilder
13 6 (1.23%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.02%) JBehave
14 5 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (15.16%) Finance
2 45 (9.22%) Banking
3 41 (8.40%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.69%) Marketing
5 16 (3.28%) Legal
6 14 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.87%) Advertising
6 14 (2.87%) Retail
7 9 (1.84%) Electronics
8 5 (1.02%) Games
9 4 (0.82%) Back Office
9 4 (0.82%) Law
10 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.61%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 208 (42.62%) Developer
2 152 (31.15%) Analyst
3 54 (11.07%) .NET Developer
4 47 (9.63%) Senior Developer
5 38 (7.79%) Software Developer
6 31 (6.35%) Business Analyst
7 30 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
8 27 (5.53%) Test Engineer
8 27 (5.53%) Support Analyst
9 25 (5.12%) Software Engineer
10 24 (4.92%) Test Analyst
10 24 (4.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 23 (4.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
12 22 (4.51%) Programmer
13 20 (4.10%) SQL Developer
14 19 (3.89%) Java Developer
15 17 (3.48%) Applications Support
16 15 (3.07%) Analyst Programmer
16 15 (3.07%) DBA
16 15 (3.07%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (27.25%) .NET
2 125 (25.61%) HTML
3 103 (21.11%) XML
4 89 (18.24%) CSS
5 77 (15.78%) ASP.NET
6 61 (12.50%) Web Services
7 52 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 51 (10.45%) .NET Framework
9 49 (10.04%) jQuery
10 43 (8.81%) WCF
11 41 (8.40%) WinForms
12 32 (6.56%) SOAP
13 28 (5.74%) Spring
14 26 (5.33%) J2EE
15 23 (4.71%) Hibernate
16 22 (4.51%) HTML5
17 21 (4.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 15 (3.07%) LINQ
19 14 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
19 14 (2.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.12%) Clustering
2 20 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.46%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.25%) Replication
7 9 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.64%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.23%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.23%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.23%) DTV
9 6 (1.23%) Open Source
10 4 (0.82%) Statistics
11 3 (0.61%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.61%) Social Network
11 3 (0.61%) iPhone
11 3 (0.61%) STB
11 3 (0.61%) Arduino
12 2 (0.41%) EPoS
13 1 (0.20%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 102 (20.90%) Windows
2 39 (7.99%) Linux
3 38 (7.79%) UNIX
4 29 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.25%) Android
8 10 (2.05%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.23%) AIX
10 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (10.04%) MVC
4 44 (9.02%) Unit Testing
5 43 (8.81%) Scrum
6 41 (8.40%) ETL
7 40 (8.20%) OO
8 34 (6.97%) Software Engineering
9 32 (6.56%) ITIL
10 31 (6.35%) TDD
11 28 (5.74%) Data Analysis
11 28 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (4.51%) Mentoring
13 22 (4.51%) Web Development
13 22 (4.51%) E-Commerce
13 22 (4.51%) Migration
14 21 (4.30%) UML
15 20 (4.10%) Test Scripting
16 19 (3.89%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 112 (22.95%) Java
2 104 (21.31%) JavaScript
3 103 (21.11%) C#
4 93 (19.06%) T-SQL
5 39 (7.99%) VB.NET
6 37 (7.58%) RPG
7 34 (6.97%) C++
8 24 (4.92%) RPG IV
9 23 (4.71%) Perl
10 20 (4.10%) PHP
10 20 (4.10%) VB
11 19 (3.89%) PL/SQL
12 16 (3.28%) Groovy
13 13 (2.66%) VBA
13 13 (2.66%) Python
14 12 (2.46%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.46%) RPG/400
15 11 (2.25%) Korn
16 6 (1.23%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 91 (18.65%) Degree
2 24 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.69%) ISEB
4 12 (2.46%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.25%) MCSE
6 10 (2.05%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.43%) MCP
10 6 (1.23%) CCNA
10 6 (1.23%) RHCE
11 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.61%) MCITP
13 2 (0.41%) MCSD
13 2 (0.41%) MCSA
13 2 (0.41%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.20%) HND
14 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.30%) QA
2 15 (3.07%) SLA
3 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.05%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.82%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.41%) XenApp
7 2 (0.41%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.02%) BladeLogic
2 5 (1.02%) BMC Performance Manager
2 5 (1.02%) SCOM
2 5 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.61%) Nagios
3 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.61%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 150 (30.74%) Microsoft
2 94 (19.26%) Oracle
3 49 (10.04%) VMware
4 30 (6.15%) Cisco
5 23 (4.71%) IBM
6 16 (3.28%) SAP
7 13 (2.66%) HP
7 13 (2.66%) Citrix
8 10 (2.05%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.43%) Sage
10 6 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.23%) Sybase
11 5 (1.02%) Remedy
11 5 (1.02%) BMC
11 5 (1.02%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.82%) T-Plan
13 3 (0.61%) Google
13 3 (0.61%) Veeam
13 3 (0.61%) Facebook
13 3 (0.61%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £28900 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £350000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago