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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 261 213 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.25% 18.85% 18.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.07% 41.44% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 201 192 186
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,900 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
606 514 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.35% 45.49% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 518 472 518
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +1 173 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Newport -4 31 £37,000 +19.35% 1
Bridgend +13 25 £35,500 +18.33% 3
Torfaen -14 13 £31,500 -4.54%
Glamorgan 0 4 £35,000 -
Caerphilly 0 3 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Gwent - 3 £37,000 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff -2 2 £34,000 +51.11%
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 190 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 175 (35.93%) Microsoft
3 145 (29.77%) Finance
4 144 (29.57%) Business Intelligence
5 120 (24.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 115 (23.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 115 (23.61%) .NET
7 111 (22.79%) T-SQL
8 103 (21.15%) C#
8 103 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (20.53%) MS Excel
10 90 (18.48%) Oracle
11 81 (16.63%) Windows
12 80 (16.43%) ASP.NET
13 78 (16.02%) Data Warehouse
14 77 (15.81%) HTML
14 77 (15.81%) Degree
15 75 (15.40%) ETL
16 67 (13.76%) JavaScript
17 66 (13.55%) XML
18 65 (13.35%) SQL Server 2008
19 61 (12.53%) Java
19 61 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
20 55 (11.29%) Scrum
20 55 (11.29%) SDLC
21 51 (10.47%) CRM
22 49 (10.06%) Linux
22 49 (10.06%) MVC
23 48 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
24 44 (9.03%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (3.70%) SAS
2 14 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.05%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.85%) IIS
5 7 (1.44%) Apache
6 6 (1.23%) JBoss
7 5 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.03%) CMS
8 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.41%) Documentum
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 100 (20.53%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.95%) MS Office
3 15 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (2.46%) Oracle 11i
3 12 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (2.05%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 10 (2.05%) Oracle Financials
4 10 (2.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (2.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (1.64%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (1.03%) INSURE/90
8 3 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.87%) PaaS
2 8 (1.64%) SaaS
3 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.41%) GitHub
5 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.46%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.26%) HTTP
2 11 (2.26%) Firewall
3 7 (1.44%) SAN
4 6 (1.23%) DNS
4 6 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.03%) Wireless
5 5 (1.03%) VPN
5 5 (1.03%) VoIP
5 5 (1.03%) DHCP
6 4 (0.82%) LAN
6 4 (0.82%) WAN
6 4 (0.82%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.62%) SSL
7 3 (0.62%) Intranet
8 2 (0.41%) Internet
9 1 (0.21%) SNMP
9 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 120 (24.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 115 (23.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (16.02%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (13.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (6.98%) Oracle Database
9 26 (5.34%) OLTP
10 25 (5.13%) DTS
10 25 (5.13%) Relational Database
11 21 (4.31%) SQL Server 2000
12 20 (4.11%) Big Data
13 19 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (3.90%) NoSQL
13 19 (3.90%) MySQL
14 15 (3.08%) Oracle Discoverer
14 15 (3.08%) Data Mining
15 12 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 33 (6.78%) Visual Studio
2 22 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (3.90%) Selenium
4 15 (3.08%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.46%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.05%) Subversion
6 10 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.44%) Behat
8 7 (1.44%) JIRA
9 6 (1.23%) Maven
9 6 (1.23%) NetBeans
10 5 (1.03%) Hudson
11 4 (0.82%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.82%) NUnit
11 4 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.82%) Ant
12 3 (0.62%) JMeter
12 3 (0.62%) SoapUI
General
1 145 (29.77%) Finance
2 30 (6.16%) Advertising
3 25 (5.13%) Marketing
4 19 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.87%) Banking
6 13 (2.67%) Retail
6 13 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.23%) Billing
8 5 (1.03%) Automotive
8 5 (1.03%) Law
9 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.62%) Back Office
9 3 (0.62%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (44.97%) Developer
2 153 (31.42%) Analyst
3 76 (15.61%) DBA
4 61 (12.53%) .NET Developer
5 59 (12.11%) SQL DBA
6 53 (10.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 46 (9.45%) Administrator
8 29 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
9 27 (5.54%) C# Developer
9 27 (5.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 26 (5.34%) Senior Developer
11 25 (5.13%) Software Engineer
11 25 (5.13%) SQL Developer
11 25 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 24 (4.93%) Developer Analyst
13 22 (4.52%) Support Analyst
14 18 (3.70%) Test Analyst
15 17 (3.49%) Business Analyst
16 16 (3.29%) Applications Support
17 14 (2.87%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (23.61%) .NET
2 80 (16.43%) ASP.NET
3 77 (15.81%) HTML
4 66 (13.55%) XML
5 44 (9.03%) CSS
6 32 (6.57%) jQuery
7 29 (5.95%) Web Services
8 20 (4.11%) AngularJS
9 19 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (3.49%) REST
11 13 (2.67%) WinForms
11 13 (2.67%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.67%) SOAP
12 10 (2.05%) STL
12 10 (2.05%) WCF
12 10 (2.05%) RESTful
12 10 (2.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 8 (1.64%) Ajax
14 7 (1.44%) HTML5
15 6 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.26%) Statistics
4 9 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 9 (1.85%) Clustering
5 8 (1.64%) Replication
6 7 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.23%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.03%) iSeries
9 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.62%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.62%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.62%) iPhone
10 3 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 81 (16.63%) Windows
2 49 (10.06%) Linux
3 19 (3.90%) UNIX
4 14 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.23%) Solaris
6 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (29.57%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (15.40%) ETL
4 55 (11.29%) Scrum
4 55 (11.29%) SDLC
5 51 (10.47%) CRM
6 49 (10.06%) MVC
7 42 (8.62%) Kimball Methodology
8 31 (6.37%) Mentoring
9 27 (5.54%) Dashboard Development
9 27 (5.54%) Software Engineering
10 25 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (4.93%) ITIL
12 19 (3.90%) Software Testing
13 18 (3.70%) Automated Testing
13 18 (3.70%) E-Commerce
13 18 (3.70%) Test Automation
14 17 (3.49%) OO
15 16 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (3.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (22.79%) T-SQL
2 103 (21.15%) C#
3 67 (13.76%) JavaScript
4 61 (12.53%) Java
5 41 (8.42%) PL/SQL
6 34 (6.98%) C++
7 30 (6.16%) Python
8 23 (4.72%) PHP
9 21 (4.31%) VB.NET
9 21 (4.31%) Perl
10 18 (3.70%) C
11 10 (2.05%) VB
11 10 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.44%) Erlang
12 7 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.03%) RPG/400
13 5 (1.03%) RPG IV
13 5 (1.03%) VBA
13 5 (1.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 77 (15.81%) Degree
2 22 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.87%) ISEB
4 12 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.64%) MCSE
7 7 (1.44%) HND
8 6 (1.23%) MCSA
8 6 (1.23%) MCDBA
9 5 (1.03%) CCNA
9 5 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.03%) MCITP
10 4 (0.82%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.41%) RHCE
12 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.41%) MCTS
12 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.90%) SLA
2 17 (3.49%) QA
3 5 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.82%) Snort
4 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) SCCM
1 3 (0.62%) SCOM
1 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.41%) WSUS
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.21%) Graphite
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.21%) Nagios
3 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 175 (35.93%) Microsoft
2 90 (18.48%) Oracle
3 36 (7.39%) Cognos
4 16 (3.29%) MicroStrategy
4 16 (3.29%) Teradata
4 16 (3.29%) VMware
5 10 (2.05%) Cisco
6 8 (1.64%) Informatica
7 6 (1.23%) Remedy
7 6 (1.23%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.03%) Citrix
9 4 (0.82%) Lotus
9 4 (0.82%) HP
9 4 (0.82%) Perforce
10 3 (0.62%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.62%) Zend
10 3 (0.62%) Red Gate
10 3 (0.62%) Veeam
10 3 (0.62%) SAP
10 3 (0.62%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago