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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 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 268 235 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.17% 20.15% 20.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.63% 39.36% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 241 222 169
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
540 597 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.69% 51.20% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 497 550 390
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -1 172 £35,000 +6.06% 16
Newport +6 26 £32,000 -1.53% 6
Torfaen -1 18 £36,000 -2.70%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 11 £35,000 - 1
Caerphilly +18 10 £35,000 -22.22%
Bridgend 0 8 £34,500 +6.15% 5
Monmouthshire -2 6 £30,000 -29.41%
Glamorgan - 3 - -
Neath Port Talbot -1 1 £35,500 -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 187 (40.83%) SQL Server
2 138 (30.13%) Microsoft
3 124 (27.07%) .NET
4 115 (25.11%) HTML
5 102 (22.27%) Java
6 98 (21.40%) JavaScript
7 96 (20.96%) C#
8 95 (20.74%) XML
9 94 (20.52%) Windows
10 88 (19.21%) T-SQL
11 87 (19.00%) Oracle
11 87 (19.00%) Degree
12 84 (18.34%) CSS
13 72 (15.72%) ASP.NET
14 68 (14.85%) Finance
14 68 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 66 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 64 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 61 (13.32%) MS Excel
18 58 (12.66%) Web Services
18 58 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
19 57 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
20 50 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 49 (10.70%) .NET Framework
22 48 (10.48%) MVC
23 46 (10.04%) Banking
23 46 (10.04%) jQuery
24 45 (9.83%) SQL Server 2012
25 44 (9.61%) VMware
26 42 (9.17%) Unit Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (8.30%) IIS
2 23 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.15%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.49%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.84%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.84%) SAS
6 12 (2.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.40%) CMS
8 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.97%) Apache
9 5 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.87%) Commerce Server
10 4 (0.87%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 61 (13.32%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.49%) MS Office
3 8 (1.75%) MS Project
4 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.62%) INSURE/90
2 7 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Line 500
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.40%) PaaS
2 11 (2.40%) IaaS
3 4 (0.87%) Trello
3 4 (0.87%) Basecamp
3 4 (0.87%) SaaS
4 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.66%) Office 365
4 3 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.90%) TCP/IP
2 24 (5.24%) SAN
3 19 (4.15%) Internet
4 14 (3.06%) Firewall
5 11 (2.40%) NAS
5 11 (2.40%) DNS
6 7 (1.53%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (1.31%) HTTP
8 5 (1.09%) SNMP
8 5 (1.09%) LAN
8 5 (1.09%) VoIP
8 5 (1.09%) WAN
9 3 (0.66%) SSL
9 3 (0.66%) DVB
10 2 (0.44%) Intranet
11 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.22%) IMAP
11 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.22%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (40.83%) SQL Server
2 68 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (9.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (9.17%) Relational Database
7 38 (8.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (6.11%) Oracle Database
10 22 (4.80%) OLAP
11 20 (4.37%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (4.15%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (2.62%) DB2
15 10 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
18 5 (1.09%) MS Access
18 5 (1.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (7.42%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.24%) JUnit
3 21 (4.59%) Selenium
3 21 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.28%) SoapUI
5 14 (3.06%) Eclipse
5 14 (3.06%) NUnit
5 14 (3.06%) Moq
5 14 (3.06%) MSTest
6 12 (2.62%) Rational Application Developer
6 12 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.40%) ClearQuest
8 10 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (2.18%) Maven
9 9 (1.97%) JIRA
10 8 (1.75%) PowerBuilder
10 8 (1.75%) Subversion
11 6 (1.31%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.09%) JBehave
12 5 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (14.85%) Finance
2 46 (10.04%) Banking
3 41 (8.95%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.49%) Legal
4 16 (3.49%) Marketing
5 15 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.06%) Retail
7 9 (1.97%) Electronics
8 8 (1.75%) Advertising
9 4 (0.87%) Games
9 4 (0.87%) Law
9 4 (0.87%) Back Office
10 3 (0.66%) Billing
10 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.22%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 193 (42.14%) Developer
2 147 (32.10%) Analyst
3 51 (11.14%) .NET Developer
4 40 (8.73%) Senior Developer
5 35 (7.64%) Software Developer
6 30 (6.55%) Business Analyst
7 29 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (5.68%) Test Engineer
8 26 (5.68%) Support Analyst
9 23 (5.02%) Test Analyst
10 22 (4.80%) Software Engineer
10 22 (4.80%) Programmer
11 21 (4.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 21 (4.59%) SQL Developer
12 20 (4.37%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
13 16 (3.49%) Applications Support
13 16 (3.49%) Analyst Programmer
14 15 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 15 (3.28%) C# Developer
15 14 (3.06%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (27.07%) .NET
2 115 (25.11%) HTML
3 95 (20.74%) XML
4 84 (18.34%) CSS
5 72 (15.72%) ASP.NET
6 58 (12.66%) Web Services
7 50 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 49 (10.70%) .NET Framework
9 46 (10.04%) jQuery
10 41 (8.95%) WCF
11 40 (8.73%) WinForms
12 27 (5.90%) SOAP
13 25 (5.46%) J2EE
13 25 (5.46%) Spring
14 22 (4.80%) Hibernate
15 21 (4.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 18 (3.93%) HTML5
17 14 (3.06%) LINQ
18 13 (2.84%) Ajax
18 13 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.46%) Clustering
2 17 (3.71%) Management Information System
2 17 (3.71%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.62%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.40%) Replication
6 9 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.75%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.31%) DTV
9 6 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.31%) Open Source
10 4 (0.87%) Statistics
11 3 (0.66%) STB
11 3 (0.66%) Arduino
11 3 (0.66%) iPhone
11 3 (0.66%) Social Network
11 3 (0.66%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.44%) EPoS
13 1 (0.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 94 (20.52%) Windows
2 37 (8.08%) Linux
3 34 (7.42%) UNIX
4 29 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.40%) Android
8 10 (2.18%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.53%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.31%) AIX
10 6 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.87%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.87%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.22%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (10.48%) MVC
4 42 (9.17%) Unit Testing
5 40 (8.73%) Scrum
6 36 (7.86%) OO
6 36 (7.86%) ETL
7 31 (6.77%) Software Engineering
8 30 (6.55%) TDD
9 29 (6.33%) ITIL
10 25 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (5.24%) Data Analysis
12 23 (5.02%) Migration
13 21 (4.59%) UML
14 20 (4.37%) Test Scripting
14 20 (4.37%) Data Migration
14 20 (4.37%) Web Development
15 19 (4.15%) E-Commerce
16 16 (3.49%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 102 (22.27%) Java
2 98 (21.40%) JavaScript
3 96 (20.96%) C#
4 88 (19.21%) T-SQL
5 38 (8.30%) VB.NET
6 35 (7.64%) RPG
7 34 (7.42%) C++
8 24 (5.24%) RPG IV
9 22 (4.80%) Perl
10 21 (4.59%) VB
11 17 (3.71%) PHP
12 16 (3.49%) PL/SQL
12 16 (3.49%) Groovy
13 13 (2.84%) VBA
14 12 (2.62%) RPG/400
14 12 (2.62%) Bash Shell
15 11 (2.40%) Korn
15 11 (2.40%) Python
16 6 (1.31%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (19.00%) Degree
2 19 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.71%) ISEB
4 12 (2.62%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.97%) MCSE
6 8 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.53%) MCP
8 6 (1.31%) RHCE
9 4 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.66%) CCNA
11 2 (0.44%) MCSD
11 2 (0.44%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.44%) MCITP
12 1 (0.22%) MCSA
12 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.15%) QA
2 14 (3.06%) SLA
3 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.18%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.87%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.44%) XenApp
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.53%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.09%) BladeLogic
2 5 (1.09%) SCOM
2 5 (1.09%) BMC Performance Manager
2 5 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.66%) Nagios
4 2 (0.44%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 138 (30.13%) Microsoft
2 87 (19.00%) Oracle
3 44 (9.61%) VMware
4 26 (5.68%) Cisco
5 22 (4.80%) IBM
6 15 (3.28%) SAP
7 13 (2.84%) HP
7 13 (2.84%) Citrix
8 10 (2.18%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.31%) Sybase
9 6 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.09%) Sage
10 5 (1.09%) BMC
10 5 (1.09%) Remedy
11 4 (0.87%) T-Plan
12 3 (0.66%) Google
12 3 (0.66%) Perforce
12 3 (0.66%) Facebook
12 3 (0.66%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Health Care
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago