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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 287 288 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.80% 26.37% 21.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.16% 52.94% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 253 257 225
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
665 544 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 52.82% 49.82% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 575 496 544
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -3 186 £34,500 -1.42% 29
Newport 0 50 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Bridgend +3 22 £36,000 +7.46% 6
Torfaen -6 11 £31,500 -12.50% 1
Caerphilly +6 8 £39,250 +12.14% 2
Gwent - 7 £37,000 -
Neath Port Talbot 0 1 £38,500 +8.45%
Glamorgan -5 1 £32,500 - 2
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 198 (38.08%) SQL Server
2 171 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 169 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (29.62%) .NET
5 128 (24.62%) C#
6 126 (24.23%) Finance
7 121 (23.27%) MS Excel
8 113 (21.73%) Business Intelligence
9 110 (21.15%) ASP.NET
10 103 (19.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 101 (19.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 101 (19.42%) HTML
11 101 (19.42%) T-SQL
12 94 (18.08%) Windows
13 93 (17.88%) Scrum
14 92 (17.69%) Degree
14 92 (17.69%) Oracle
15 89 (17.12%) Java
15 89 (17.12%) JavaScript
16 82 (15.77%) MVC
17 68 (13.08%) CSS
18 63 (12.12%) SDLC
19 62 (11.92%) Linux
20 60 (11.54%) XML
21 58 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
21 58 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
22 57 (10.96%) jQuery
23 52 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
24 50 (9.62%) Web Services
25 48 (9.23%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.08%) SAS
3 13 (2.50%) IIS
4 8 (1.54%) Apache
5 7 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.77%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.58%) JBoss
8 2 (0.38%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.38%) Node.js
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.19%) WildFly
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) LiveLink
Applications
1 121 (23.27%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.12%) MS Office
3 10 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.96%) INSURE/90
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.38%) Sage ERP X3
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.12%) SaaS
2 8 (1.54%) PaaS
3 7 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.38%) Office 365
8 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.69%) HTTP
3 10 (1.92%) SAN
3 10 (1.92%) tcpdump
4 9 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (0.96%) Firewall
5 5 (0.96%) DNS
5 5 (0.96%) Wireless
5 5 (0.96%) VoIP
5 5 (0.96%) WAN
5 5 (0.96%) DHCP
6 4 (0.77%) LAN
6 4 (0.77%) VPN
7 2 (0.38%) SNMP
7 2 (0.38%) Broadband
8 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.19%) NAS
8 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (38.08%) SQL Server
2 103 (19.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (19.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (5.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (5.58%) Oracle Database
10 22 (4.23%) NoSQL
10 22 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (4.23%) MySQL
11 21 (4.04%) SQL Server 2000
12 17 (3.27%) DTS
13 16 (3.08%) Relational Database
14 15 (2.88%) OLTP
15 13 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (2.50%) MongoDB
16 12 (2.31%) Big Data
17 10 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 25 (4.81%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (4.62%) Selenium
4 19 (3.65%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.65%) Hudson
5 18 (3.46%) Cucumber
5 18 (3.46%) Eclipse
6 17 (3.27%) NetBeans
6 17 (3.27%) Maven
7 14 (2.69%) SoapUI
8 13 (2.50%) Subversion
9 10 (1.92%) JIRA
9 10 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.73%) Behat
11 7 (1.35%) ClearQuest
12 6 (1.15%) JMeter
12 6 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.15%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.77%) MSBuild
General
1 126 (24.23%) Finance
2 27 (5.19%) Marketing
3 26 (5.00%) Advertising
4 25 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.08%) Banking
6 12 (2.31%) Retail
6 12 (2.31%) Back Office
7 10 (1.92%) Law
8 6 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.77%) Automotive
10 3 (0.58%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 223 (42.88%) Developer
2 159 (30.58%) Analyst
3 73 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 63 (12.12%) DBA
5 48 (9.23%) SQL DBA
5 48 (9.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 42 (8.08%) Software Engineer
7 38 (7.31%) Administrator
8 37 (7.12%) C# Developer
8 37 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (6.35%) Test Analyst
10 30 (5.77%) Business Analyst
11 29 (5.58%) Support Analyst
11 29 (5.58%) Senior Developer
12 28 (5.38%) Developer Analyst
13 25 (4.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 23 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
15 19 (3.65%) SQL Developer
16 18 (3.46%) Technical Analyst
17 17 (3.27%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (29.62%) .NET
2 110 (21.15%) ASP.NET
3 101 (19.42%) HTML
4 68 (13.08%) CSS
5 60 (11.54%) XML
6 58 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (10.96%) jQuery
8 50 (9.62%) Web Services
9 39 (7.50%) SOAP
10 29 (5.58%) REST
11 20 (3.85%) AngularJS
12 18 (3.46%) Java EE
13 16 (3.08%) STL
14 15 (2.88%) CSS3
15 14 (2.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 11 (2.12%) RESTful
16 11 (2.12%) HTML5
16 11 (2.12%) Spring
17 10 (1.92%) WinForms
17 10 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 10 (1.92%) Clustering
5 9 (1.73%) Replication
5 9 (1.73%) iSeries
5 9 (1.73%) Data Extraction
6 7 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.35%) Statistics
6 7 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.15%) Grid Computing
8 5 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.38%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.38%) Informatics
10 2 (0.38%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 94 (18.08%) Windows
2 62 (11.92%) Linux
3 26 (5.00%) UNIX
4 21 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.77%) Solaris
8 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.19%) Android
10 1 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (21.73%) Business Intelligence
3 93 (17.88%) Scrum
4 82 (15.77%) MVC
5 63 (12.12%) SDLC
6 48 (9.23%) Software Engineering
7 45 (8.65%) ETL
8 41 (7.88%) CRM
9 39 (7.50%) Software Testing
10 36 (6.92%) Mentoring
11 32 (6.15%) Kimball Methodology
11 32 (6.15%) ITIL
12 30 (5.77%) TDD
12 30 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (5.58%) OO
14 25 (4.81%) Test Automation
15 24 (4.62%) Test Scripting
16 23 (4.42%) Dashboard Development
17 21 (4.04%) Validation
18 20 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 128 (24.62%) C#
2 101 (19.42%) T-SQL
3 89 (17.12%) Java
3 89 (17.12%) JavaScript
4 48 (9.23%) C++
5 38 (7.31%) Python
6 26 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 24 (4.62%) C
8 20 (3.85%) Perl
9 19 (3.65%) PHP
10 15 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.50%) Erlang
12 10 (1.92%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.92%) Haskell
12 10 (1.92%) Lisp
12 10 (1.92%) VB
13 8 (1.54%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.15%) Groovy
15 5 (0.96%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 92 (17.69%) Degree
2 40 (7.69%) ISEB
3 17 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.31%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.73%) HND
9 5 (0.96%) MCSA
9 5 (0.96%) MCITP
10 4 (0.77%) MCSE
10 4 (0.77%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.58%) CCNA
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.38%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.38%) MCTS
12 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.38%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.42%) QA
2 15 (2.88%) SLA
3 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.92%) Snort
3 8 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.58%) vSphere
4 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.77%) SCCM
2 4 (0.77%) SCOM
3 2 (0.38%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) OPNET
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.19%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Graphite
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.19%) OpenView
4 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 171 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 92 (17.69%) Oracle
3 17 (3.27%) VMware
4 16 (3.08%) Cognos
5 8 (1.54%) Cisco
5 8 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.15%) Perforce
6 6 (1.15%) Teradata
6 6 (1.15%) HP
7 5 (0.96%) SAP
8 4 (0.77%) Citrix
8 4 (0.77%) Lotus
8 4 (0.77%) Informatica
8 4 (0.77%) Remedy
9 3 (0.58%) NetApp
9 3 (0.58%) Fortinet
9 3 (0.58%) Veeam
9 3 (0.58%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.38%) Tableau
10 2 (0.38%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 25 days annual leave, Life Assurance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Pertemps IT
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £33000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Shropshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £24225 - £34200 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago