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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 324 252 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.80% 23.20% 24.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.27% 38.30% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 301 233 204
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
597 658 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 53.07% 60.59% 58.43%
Number of salaries quoted 548 600 484
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,000
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 24 December 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 December 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 +2 174 £32,500 -7.14% 25
Newport +5 49 £36,500 +2.00% 2
Torfaen -11 16 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Caerphilly +11 12 £33,750 -17.68% 2
Bridgend +9 5 £28,750 -4.16%
Glamorgan +1 5 £30,500 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Monmouthshire -2 4 £35,250 +30.55%
Neath Port Talbot +1 1 £35,500 +1.42% 1
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 230 (38.14%) SQL Server
2 189 (31.34%) Microsoft
3 167 (27.69%) Finance
4 141 (23.38%) XML
5 128 (21.23%) Oracle
6 125 (20.73%) T-SQL
7 122 (20.23%) .NET
8 118 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 112 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 110 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
11 108 (17.91%) MS Excel
12 106 (17.58%) Java
13 103 (17.08%) HTML
14 92 (15.26%) C#
15 91 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
15 91 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 87 (14.43%) Degree
17 82 (13.60%) ETL
18 77 (12.77%) PL/SQL
18 77 (12.77%) Windows
19 73 (12.11%) JavaScript
20 72 (11.94%) Manufacturing
21 69 (11.44%) ASP.NET
22 64 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
23 62 (10.28%) SQL Server 2012
24 61 (10.12%) CSS
25 60 (9.95%) Oracle EBS
25 60 (9.95%) Oracle Applications
26 58 (9.62%) Oracle 11i
26 58 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (3.98%) IIS
2 17 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.49%) SAS
3 15 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.82%) Apache
6 10 (1.66%) OpenROAD
7 9 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.83%) CMS
11 4 (0.66%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.66%) Node.js
12 3 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.33%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.33%) Confluence
14 1 (0.17%) Lync
14 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
Applications
1 108 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.82%) MS Office
3 14 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.00%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.83%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
6 1 (0.17%) EViews
Business Applications
1 60 (9.95%) Oracle EBS
1 60 (9.95%) Oracle Applications
2 58 (9.62%) Oracle 11i
3 49 (8.13%) Oracle Financials
4 48 (7.96%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 38 (6.30%) Oracle General Ledger
6 37 (6.14%) Oracle Payables
6 37 (6.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 29 (4.81%) Oracle Assets
8 11 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.66%) INSURE/90
12 2 (0.33%) Line 500
13 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.99%) PaaS
2 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.66%) SaaS
4 9 (1.49%) IaaS
5 4 (0.66%) Trello
5 4 (0.66%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.65%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.65%) SAN
3 13 (2.16%) Internet
4 11 (1.82%) VoIP
4 11 (1.82%) HTTP
5 8 (1.33%) Firewall
5 8 (1.33%) DNS
6 7 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (1.16%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (1.16%) NAS
7 5 (0.83%) WAN
7 5 (0.83%) LAN
8 4 (0.66%) Intranet
9 3 (0.50%) SSL
9 3 (0.50%) DHCP
9 3 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.33%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.33%) SNMP
10 2 (0.33%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (38.14%) SQL Server
2 118 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 112 (18.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
6 62 (10.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 58 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (9.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 51 (8.46%) Oracle Discoverer
10 42 (6.97%) Relational Database
11 33 (5.47%) Crystal Reports
12 31 (5.14%) OLAP
12 31 (5.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (4.64%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (4.48%) Oracle Database
15 24 (3.98%) OLAP Cube
16 21 (3.48%) OLTP
17 20 (3.32%) MySQL
18 16 (2.65%) DTS
19 15 (2.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (6.97%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.99%) MSTest
3 11 (1.82%) Moq
3 11 (1.82%) SoapUI
3 11 (1.82%) NUnit
4 10 (1.66%) Eclipse
4 10 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.33%) JUnit
6 7 (1.16%) NetBeans
6 7 (1.16%) Selenium
6 7 (1.16%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.83%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (0.50%) Subversion
9 3 (0.50%) JIRA
10 2 (0.33%) Spock
10 2 (0.33%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.33%) JMeter
General
1 167 (27.69%) Finance
2 72 (11.94%) Manufacturing
3 34 (5.64%) Banking
4 24 (3.98%) Advertising
5 21 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.48%) Retail
6 15 (2.49%) Marketing
7 12 (1.99%) Legal
8 7 (1.16%) Electronics
9 6 (1.00%) Welsh Language
10 5 (0.83%) Games
11 3 (0.50%) Automotive
12 2 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (40.96%) Developer
2 200 (33.17%) Analyst
3 78 (12.94%) Senior Developer
4 58 (9.62%) Oracle Analyst
5 44 (7.30%) DBA
6 42 (6.97%) .NET Developer
7 40 (6.63%) Software Developer
8 39 (6.47%) Programmer
9 35 (5.80%) Business Analyst
9 35 (5.80%) SQL Developer
10 34 (5.64%) Java Developer
11 31 (5.14%) Administrator
11 31 (5.14%) SQL DBA
12 26 (4.31%) Software Engineer
13 24 (3.98%) Junior
13 24 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 22 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 22 (3.65%) Test Engineer
16 21 (3.48%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (23.38%) XML
2 122 (20.23%) .NET
3 103 (17.08%) HTML
4 69 (11.44%) ASP.NET
5 61 (10.12%) CSS
6 42 (6.97%) Web Services
7 38 (6.30%) jQuery
8 32 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 30 (4.98%) WCF
10 29 (4.81%) WinForms
11 28 (4.64%) SOAP
12 27 (4.48%) .NET Framework
13 23 (3.81%) HTML5
14 22 (3.65%) Spring
15 21 (3.48%) J2EE
16 14 (2.32%) Ajax
16 14 (2.32%) LINQ
16 14 (2.32%) LINQ to SQL
17 11 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.48%) Clustering
3 20 (3.32%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.49%) Statistics
6 11 (1.82%) Replication
7 10 (1.66%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.00%) Open Source
8 6 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.83%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.66%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.66%) User Experience
10 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.50%) iPhone
11 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.50%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.33%) EPoS
12 2 (0.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 77 (12.77%) Windows
2 27 (4.48%) UNIX
3 21 (3.48%) Linux
4 19 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.66%) CentOS
7 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.50%) Android
8 3 (0.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.33%) OS/2
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
2 91 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (13.60%) ETL
4 41 (6.80%) Unit Testing
5 40 (6.63%) OO
6 38 (6.30%) ITIL
7 37 (6.14%) MVC
8 33 (5.47%) Software Engineering
9 31 (5.14%) Migration
9 31 (5.14%) Data Migration
10 29 (4.81%) Project Management
10 29 (4.81%) Data Analysis
11 27 (4.48%) Scrum
12 26 (4.31%) CRM
13 25 (4.15%) E-Commerce
14 23 (3.81%) Mentoring
15 22 (3.65%) Kimball Methodology
16 21 (3.48%) TDD
17 20 (3.32%) Performance Tuning
18 19 (3.15%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 125 (20.73%) T-SQL
2 106 (17.58%) Java
3 92 (15.26%) C#
4 77 (12.77%) PL/SQL
5 73 (12.11%) JavaScript
6 40 (6.63%) C++
6 40 (6.63%) PHP
7 33 (5.47%) VB.NET
8 25 (4.15%) RPG
9 21 (3.48%) VB
10 19 (3.15%) VBA
11 16 (2.65%) Python
12 13 (2.16%) Perl
13 8 (1.33%) C
14 7 (1.16%) Delphi
15 6 (1.00%) Ruby
15 6 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.00%) Erlang
15 6 (1.00%) Groovy
16 5 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 87 (14.43%) Degree
2 30 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.16%) MCSE
4 12 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.66%) CCNA
5 10 (1.66%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.16%) ISEB
8 6 (1.00%) MCP
8 6 (1.00%) MCDBA
9 5 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.33%) MCITP
10 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.33%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.33%) RHCE
10 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.33%) MCSD
10 2 (0.33%) MCSA
10 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.82%) SLA
2 15 (2.49%) QA
3 6 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 9 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.33%) Snort
5 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.83%) SCOM
2 3 (0.50%) SCDPM
2 3 (0.50%) WSUS
2 3 (0.50%) SCCM
3 2 (0.33%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) OPNET
4 1 (0.17%) OpenView
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 189 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 128 (21.23%) Oracle
3 48 (7.96%) VMware
4 30 (4.98%) Cisco
5 20 (3.32%) Cognos
6 14 (2.32%) SAP
6 14 (2.32%) MicroStrategy
7 12 (1.99%) Business Objects
8 9 (1.49%) HP
8 9 (1.49%) Citrix
9 7 (1.16%) NetApp
9 7 (1.16%) Sage
10 6 (1.00%) IBM
11 4 (0.66%) Lotus
11 4 (0.66%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.66%) Remedy
11 4 (0.66%) LANDesk
11 4 (0.66%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.50%) Informatica
12 3 (0.50%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per day + package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ARM Technology
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TRG
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
BIAARS
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago