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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 273 250 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.07% 21.89% 19.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.39% 46.21% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 225 226 204
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
644 541 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 52.06% 47.37% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 549 499 519
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 £24,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,800
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 31 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 31 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 0 182 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Newport -3 37 £37,000 +15.62% 6
Bridgend +11 28 £36,000 - 6
Torfaen -12 11 £31,500 -17.10%
Caerphilly +8 6 £38,500 +10.00%
Gwent - 6 £37,000 -
Glamorgan -2 1 £32,500 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 - 1
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 188 (37.98%) SQL Server
2 166 (33.54%) Microsoft
3 138 (27.88%) .NET
4 136 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
5 127 (25.66%) Finance
6 124 (25.05%) C#
7 121 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
8 110 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 104 (21.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 102 (20.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 101 (20.40%) T-SQL
12 98 (19.80%) ASP.NET
13 95 (19.19%) HTML
14 90 (18.18%) Windows
15 88 (17.78%) Oracle
16 86 (17.37%) Degree
17 81 (16.36%) JavaScript
18 79 (15.96%) Java
19 76 (15.35%) Scrum
20 68 (13.74%) MVC
21 63 (12.73%) XML
21 63 (12.73%) SDLC
22 61 (12.32%) CSS
23 60 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
24 58 (11.72%) Data Warehouse
25 57 (11.52%) Linux
26 55 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
27 52 (10.51%) ETL
28 47 (9.49%) Web Services
29 46 (9.29%) CRM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 15 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 15 (3.03%) SAS
2 10 (2.02%) IIS
3 8 (1.62%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.41%) Apache
5 6 (1.21%) JBoss
6 4 (0.81%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.40%) CMS
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.40%) Documentum
7 2 (0.40%) Tuxedo
7 2 (0.40%) Node.js
7 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) WildFly
8 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 110 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.06%) MS Office
3 11 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.01%) INSURE/90
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.20%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.22%) SaaS
1 11 (2.22%) PaaS
2 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.40%) Office 365
5 2 (0.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 13 (2.63%) HTTP
2 10 (2.02%) SAN
3 8 (1.62%) Firewall
3 8 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.01%) Wireless
4 5 (1.01%) VPN
4 5 (1.01%) DNS
4 5 (1.01%) VoIP
4 5 (1.01%) DHCP
4 5 (1.01%) tcpdump
5 4 (0.81%) WAN
6 3 (0.61%) LAN
6 3 (0.61%) SSL
6 3 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.40%) Broadband
7 2 (0.40%) Intranet
7 2 (0.40%) SNMP
8 1 (0.20%) Internet
8 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (37.98%) SQL Server
2 104 (21.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (20.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (11.72%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (7.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 37 (7.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (6.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (6.26%) Oracle Database
10 22 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (4.24%) SQL Server 2000
11 21 (4.24%) DTS
12 20 (4.04%) MySQL
12 20 (4.04%) NoSQL
12 20 (4.04%) Relational Database
13 19 (3.84%) OLTP
14 16 (3.23%) Big Data
15 13 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (2.42%) MongoDB
17 11 (2.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (8.48%) Visual Studio
2 24 (4.85%) Selenium
3 22 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.84%) Cucumber
6 17 (3.43%) Git (software)
6 17 (3.43%) Eclipse
7 14 (2.83%) NetBeans
7 14 (2.83%) Hudson
8 13 (2.63%) Maven
9 11 (2.22%) Subversion
9 11 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.82%) JIRA
10 9 (1.82%) Behat
10 9 (1.82%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.21%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.21%) Ant
11 6 (1.21%) JMeter
12 5 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.81%) NUnit
General
1 127 (25.66%) Finance
2 29 (5.86%) Marketing
3 27 (5.45%) Advertising
4 20 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.83%) Banking
6 12 (2.42%) Retail
7 8 (1.62%) Back Office
8 6 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.21%) Law
9 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.81%) Automotive
10 3 (0.61%) Welsh Language
11 2 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 233 (47.07%) Developer
2 143 (28.89%) Analyst
3 73 (14.75%) .NET Developer
4 60 (12.12%) DBA
5 50 (10.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 48 (9.70%) SQL DBA
7 43 (8.69%) Administrator
8 35 (7.07%) Software Engineer
8 35 (7.07%) C# Developer
9 34 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 32 (6.46%) Senior Developer
11 29 (5.86%) Developer Analyst
12 25 (5.05%) Support Analyst
12 25 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
13 24 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 23 (4.65%) Test Analyst
15 19 (3.84%) Applications Support
15 19 (3.84%) SQL Developer
16 17 (3.43%) Business Analyst
17 15 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (27.88%) .NET
2 98 (19.80%) ASP.NET
3 95 (19.19%) HTML
4 63 (12.73%) XML
5 61 (12.32%) CSS
6 47 (9.49%) Web Services
7 44 (8.89%) jQuery
8 40 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (6.26%) SOAP
10 26 (5.25%) REST
11 21 (4.24%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.83%) STL
12 14 (2.83%) Java EE
13 13 (2.63%) WCF
14 12 (2.42%) .NET Framework
14 12 (2.42%) RESTful
14 12 (2.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 11 (2.22%) WinForms
15 11 (2.22%) Spring
16 9 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.46%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.22%) Replication
4 10 (2.02%) Clustering
4 10 (2.02%) Statistics
4 10 (2.02%) Data Structures
5 8 (1.62%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.21%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.21%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.01%) iSeries
9 4 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.61%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.61%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.40%) Informatics
11 2 (0.40%) iPhone
11 2 (0.40%) Life Science
11 2 (0.40%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 90 (18.18%) Windows
2 57 (11.52%) Linux
3 20 (4.04%) UNIX
4 19 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.81%) Solaris
8 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.20%) Android
10 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (15.35%) Scrum
4 68 (13.74%) MVC
5 63 (12.73%) SDLC
6 52 (10.51%) ETL
7 46 (9.29%) CRM
8 41 (8.28%) Kimball Methodology
9 40 (8.08%) Software Engineering
10 33 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 29 (5.86%) Software Testing
12 28 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (5.45%) TDD
13 27 (5.45%) OO
14 26 (5.25%) ITIL
14 26 (5.25%) Dashboard Development
15 24 (4.85%) Test Automation
16 20 (4.04%) E-Commerce
17 19 (3.84%) Automated Testing
18 18 (3.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 124 (25.05%) C#
2 101 (20.40%) T-SQL
3 81 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 79 (15.96%) Java
5 44 (8.89%) C++
6 35 (7.07%) Python
7 29 (5.86%) PL/SQL
8 26 (5.25%) PHP
9 24 (4.85%) Perl
10 22 (4.44%) C
11 18 (3.64%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.82%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.82%) Erlang
13 9 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.62%) VB
15 5 (1.01%) Lisp
15 5 (1.01%) RPG
15 5 (1.01%) RPG/400
15 5 (1.01%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 86 (17.37%) Degree
2 22 (4.44%) ISEB
3 17 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.82%) HND
7 6 (1.21%) MCSE
7 6 (1.21%) MCSA
7 6 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.01%) MCITP
8 5 (1.01%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.81%) CCNA
10 3 (0.61%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.40%) MCTS
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.44%) QA
2 20 (4.04%) SLA
3 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.01%) Snort
4 3 (0.61%) vSphere
5 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.01%) SCCM
1 5 (1.01%) SCOM
1 5 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.40%) Nagios
2 2 (0.40%) WSUS
3 1 (0.20%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.20%) OpenView
3 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.20%) OPNET
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.20%) Graphite
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 166 (33.54%) Microsoft
2 88 (17.78%) Oracle
3 23 (4.65%) Cognos
4 17 (3.43%) VMware
5 11 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (1.62%) Cisco
7 7 (1.41%) Teradata
8 6 (1.21%) Remedy
8 6 (1.21%) Citrix
9 5 (1.01%) Informatica
9 5 (1.01%) Perforce
10 4 (0.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.81%) Lotus
10 4 (0.81%) HP
11 3 (0.61%) NetApp
11 3 (0.61%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.61%) Zend
11 3 (0.61%) Veeam
11 3 (0.61%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago