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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 317 312 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.82% 25.32% 21.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.81% 42.62% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 274 279 200
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,285 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
558 732 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 50.73% 59.42% 49.45%
Number of salaries quoted 485 672 460
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +3 186 £35,000 - 28
Newport -2 34 £37,500 +4.79% 8
Torfaen 0 16 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Bridgend +7 15 £32,500 - 5
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 12 £36,000 -0.68%
Caerphilly +12 8 £31,750 +12.38% 3
Monmouthshire +4 6 £30,000 -23.56% 1
Neath Port Talbot +2 3 £35,500 -11.25%
Glamorgan -2 3 £30,500 - 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £21,000 -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 224 (40.65%) SQL Server
2 173 (31.40%) Microsoft
3 144 (26.13%) .NET
4 119 (21.60%) HTML
5 117 (21.23%) XML
6 115 (20.87%) Java
6 115 (20.87%) T-SQL
7 111 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (19.78%) Oracle
8 109 (19.78%) Finance
9 104 (18.87%) C#
10 100 (18.15%) Windows
11 92 (16.70%) JavaScript
12 91 (16.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 90 (16.33%) MS Excel
14 89 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 89 (16.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 77 (13.97%) ASP.NET
16 75 (13.61%) CSS
17 73 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
18 70 (12.70%) Degree
19 57 (10.34%) Web Services
20 55 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
20 55 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
21 53 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
22 50 (9.07%) VMware
23 49 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 48 (8.71%) Visual Studio
24 48 (8.71%) jQuery
25 46 (8.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (5.81%) IIS
2 18 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.90%) Apache
5 13 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.81%) SAS
6 10 (1.81%) OpenROAD
7 7 (1.27%) CMS
8 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.54%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.36%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.18%) FileNet
12 1 (0.18%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 90 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.81%) MS Office
3 8 (1.45%) MS Project
4 5 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 19 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
1 19 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (3.27%) Oracle Financials
3 17 (3.09%) Oracle General Ledger
4 16 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (2.90%) Oracle Receivables
4 16 (2.90%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 13 (2.36%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.36%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.36%) PaaS
2 11 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.00%) IaaS
3 5 (0.91%) SaaS
4 4 (0.73%) Trello
4 4 (0.73%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) Office 365
6 2 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.54%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.99%) SAN
3 15 (2.72%) Internet
4 11 (2.00%) VoIP
4 11 (2.00%) NAS
5 10 (1.81%) Firewall
6 9 (1.63%) DNS
6 9 (1.63%) HTTP
7 7 (1.27%) LAN
7 7 (1.27%) WAN
7 7 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (1.27%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (0.91%) SNMP
8 5 (0.91%) Intranet
9 2 (0.36%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.36%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (40.65%) SQL Server
2 91 (16.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 89 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 89 (16.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (8.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 45 (8.17%) Relational Database
8 34 (6.17%) Crystal Reports
9 28 (5.08%) OLAP
10 23 (4.17%) Oracle Database
11 18 (3.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 17 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (3.09%) Oracle Discoverer
13 14 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (2.18%) MySQL
16 11 (2.00%) Ingres
16 11 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (1.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (8.71%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 18 (3.27%) JUnit
4 17 (3.09%) Selenium
5 15 (2.72%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.72%) MSTest
6 14 (2.54%) Moq
6 14 (2.54%) NUnit
7 10 (1.81%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.45%) ClearQuest
8 8 (1.45%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.45%) Spock
9 7 (1.27%) NetBeans
9 7 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.27%) PowerBuilder
9 7 (1.27%) Subversion
9 7 (1.27%) Maven
10 6 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 109 (19.78%) Finance
2 31 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 17 (3.09%) Advertising
4 15 (2.72%) Banking
4 15 (2.72%) Retail
4 15 (2.72%) Legal
5 11 (2.00%) Marketing
6 5 (0.91%) Games
6 5 (0.91%) Law
6 5 (0.91%) Electronics
7 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.54%) Billing
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 235 (42.65%) Developer
2 151 (27.40%) Analyst
3 57 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 52 (9.44%) .NET Developer
5 43 (7.80%) Software Developer
6 36 (6.53%) Business Analyst
7 29 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 27 (4.90%) Support Analyst
8 27 (4.90%) Java Developer
8 27 (4.90%) Test Engineer
9 26 (4.72%) DBA
9 26 (4.72%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 25 (4.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
10 25 (4.54%) Administrator
11 24 (4.36%) SQL Developer
12 23 (4.17%) Test Analyst
13 21 (3.81%) SQL DBA
14 20 (3.63%) Applications Support
14 20 (3.63%) Programmer
15 18 (3.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (26.13%) .NET
2 119 (21.60%) HTML
3 117 (21.23%) XML
4 77 (13.97%) ASP.NET
5 75 (13.61%) CSS
6 57 (10.34%) Web Services
7 49 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 48 (8.71%) jQuery
9 41 (7.44%) SOAP
10 40 (7.26%) .NET Framework
11 39 (7.08%) WinForms
12 38 (6.90%) WCF
13 25 (4.54%) HTML5
14 16 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (2.90%) Spring
15 15 (2.72%) J2EE
16 13 (2.36%) LINQ
16 13 (2.36%) LINQ to SQL
17 12 (2.18%) Ajax
18 11 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.54%) Clustering
3 21 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.09%) Statistics
6 13 (2.36%) Replication
7 10 (1.81%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.09%) Open Source
10 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.09%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.91%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.73%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.73%) iPhone
13 3 (0.54%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.36%) EPoS
14 2 (0.36%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 100 (18.15%) Windows
2 33 (5.99%) UNIX
3 28 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (5.08%) Linux
4 23 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.45%) Android
7 7 (1.27%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.18%) OS/2
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (8.17%) OO
4 44 (7.99%) ETL
4 44 (7.99%) MVC
5 40 (7.26%) Scrum
6 38 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 36 (6.53%) ITIL
8 28 (5.08%) TDD
8 28 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (4.90%) E-Commerce
10 26 (4.72%) Data Analysis
11 25 (4.54%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (4.17%) Web Development
12 23 (4.17%) CRM
12 23 (4.17%) Project Management
13 22 (3.99%) Mentoring
13 22 (3.99%) Kimball Methodology
14 21 (3.81%) Unit Testing
15 20 (3.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 115 (20.87%) Java
1 115 (20.87%) T-SQL
2 104 (18.87%) C#
3 92 (16.70%) JavaScript
4 39 (7.08%) VB.NET
5 36 (6.53%) C++
6 34 (6.17%) PL/SQL
7 33 (5.99%) PHP
8 22 (3.99%) VB
9 21 (3.81%) RPG
10 20 (3.63%) VBA
11 16 (2.90%) Perl
12 13 (2.36%) Groovy
13 12 (2.18%) Python
14 10 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.63%) Korn
16 7 (1.27%) Delphi
16 7 (1.27%) C
17 5 (0.91%) Erlang
17 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (12.70%) Degree
2 21 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.18%) ISEB
4 11 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.81%) MCSE
6 9 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.45%) CCNA
8 6 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.09%) RHCE
9 4 (0.73%) MCP
10 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.36%) MCITP
11 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.36%) MCSD
11 2 (0.36%) MCSA
11 2 (0.36%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.17%) QA
2 13 (2.36%) SLA
3 4 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.63%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.18%) Snort
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.91%) NetBackup
1 5 (0.91%) BladeLogic
1 5 (0.91%) BMC Performance Manager
1 5 (0.91%) SCOM
1 5 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.54%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.18%) OpenView
3 1 (0.18%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) OPNET
3 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 173 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 109 (19.78%) Oracle
3 50 (9.07%) VMware
4 30 (5.44%) Cisco
5 18 (3.27%) SAP
6 15 (2.72%) Business Objects
7 13 (2.36%) Citrix
8 9 (1.63%) Cognos
9 7 (1.27%) Sage
10 6 (1.09%) HP
10 6 (1.09%) BMC
11 5 (0.91%) IBM
12 4 (0.73%) Remedy
13 3 (0.54%) Perforce
13 3 (0.54%) Veeam
13 3 (0.54%) NetApp
13 3 (0.54%) Lotus
14 2 (0.36%) Informatica
14 2 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.36%) T-Plan
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chepstow, Gwent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28 - £30 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago