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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 306 301 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.09% 24.81% 20.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.06% 45.81% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 254 276 168
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,750 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
566 657 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.25% 54.16% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 475 581 419
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,775 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +1 199 £35,000 - 24
Torfaen +16 32 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Newport -4 25 £41,750 +21.01% 5
Bridgend +10 20 £18,500 -50.66% 8
Neath Port Talbot - 13 £30,000 - 1
Glamorgan +3 5 £45,000 +24.13% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 4 £33,000 -8.33%
Gwent - 3 - -
Caerphilly 0 2 £38,500 +10.00%
Monmouthshire +3 1 £32,500 -10.95%
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 220 (35.95%) SQL Server
2 201 (32.84%) .NET
3 194 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
4 186 (30.39%) Microsoft
5 182 (29.74%) C#
6 136 (22.22%) HTML
6 136 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 134 (21.90%) Oracle
7 134 (21.90%) MVC
8 127 (20.75%) CSS
9 119 (19.44%) Finance
10 115 (18.79%) MS Excel
11 112 (18.30%) JavaScript
12 101 (16.50%) jQuery
13 100 (16.34%) Java
14 93 (15.20%) Windows
15 89 (14.54%) Degree
16 84 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
16 84 (13.73%) Scrum
17 77 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC
18 74 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 72 (11.76%) XML
20 71 (11.60%) Web Services
20 71 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
21 66 (10.78%) SDLC
22 60 (9.80%) Computer Science
23 59 (9.64%) Software Engineering
23 59 (9.64%) T-SQL
24 58 (9.48%) Linux
25 57 (9.31%) SOAP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 34 (5.56%) SAS
2 22 (3.59%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.43%) IIS
4 16 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.45%) Apache
6 11 (1.80%) Node.js
7 9 (1.47%) WildFly
8 8 (1.31%) JBoss
9 6 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.82%) CMS
10 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.49%) Drupal
13 2 (0.33%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 115 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 44 (7.19%) MS Office
3 20 (3.27%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.98%) SPSS
5 5 (0.82%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.33%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.16%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.76%) SaaS
2 15 (2.45%) Office 365
3 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.49%) GitHub
5 3 (0.49%) IaaS
5 3 (0.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.78%) HTTP
2 14 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.96%) tcpdump
4 10 (1.63%) Internet
5 9 (1.47%) Firewall
5 9 (1.47%) SAN
6 7 (1.14%) DNS
6 7 (1.14%) NAS
7 5 (0.82%) Intranet
7 5 (0.82%) WAN
8 4 (0.65%) LAN
9 3 (0.49%) FTP
9 3 (0.49%) VoIP
10 2 (0.33%) Extranet
10 2 (0.33%) VPN
11 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.16%) LDAP
11 1 (0.16%) VLAN
11 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (35.95%) SQL Server
2 74 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (8.17%) MySQL
5 47 (7.68%) Oracle Database
6 38 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (5.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 30 (4.90%) Relational Database
11 27 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (3.10%) Oracle Database 12c
12 19 (3.10%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (2.94%) OLAP
13 18 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (2.94%) QlikView
14 16 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (2.12%) SAS EBI
16 12 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (6.05%) Visual Studio
2 32 (5.23%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (3.76%) Maven
4 23 (3.76%) SoapUI
4 23 (3.76%) Subversion
5 17 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.12%) JUnit
7 12 (1.96%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.47%) ClearQuest
8 9 (1.47%) Hudson
9 8 (1.31%) Selenium
10 7 (1.14%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.98%) Ant
11 6 (0.98%) NetBeans
11 6 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.82%) JMeter
13 3 (0.49%) Moq
13 3 (0.49%) NUnit
13 3 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
General
1 119 (19.44%) Finance
2 38 (6.21%) Advertising
3 22 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.29%) Marketing
6 8 (1.31%) Electronics
6 8 (1.31%) Legal
7 7 (1.14%) Banking
7 7 (1.14%) Law
8 6 (0.98%) Back Office
8 6 (0.98%) Retail
9 5 (0.82%) Games
10 3 (0.49%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 299 (48.86%) Developer
2 170 (27.78%) Analyst
3 103 (16.83%) .NET Developer
4 56 (9.15%) Senior Developer
5 55 (8.99%) SQL Developer
6 50 (8.17%) C# Developer
7 49 (8.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 48 (7.84%) Support Analyst
9 45 (7.35%) Software Developer
9 45 (7.35%) SQL Analyst
10 42 (6.86%) Test Analyst
11 38 (6.21%) Java Developer
12 35 (5.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 35 (5.72%) DBA
13 31 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
13 31 (5.07%) Software Engineer
14 28 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 23 (3.76%) Web Developer
16 20 (3.27%) SQL DBA
17 19 (3.10%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (32.84%) .NET
2 136 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 136 (22.22%) HTML
3 127 (20.75%) CSS
4 101 (16.50%) jQuery
5 77 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 72 (11.76%) XML
7 71 (11.60%) Web Services
8 57 (9.31%) SOAP
9 46 (7.52%) CSS3
9 46 (7.52%) HTML5
10 37 (6.05%) WCF
11 25 (4.08%) AngularJS
11 25 (4.08%) Java EE
12 24 (3.92%) Spring
13 22 (3.59%) Hibernate
14 20 (3.27%) REST
15 19 (3.10%) Ajax
16 18 (2.94%) RESTful
17 15 (2.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.96%) iSeries
4 12 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 10 (1.63%) Grid Computing
6 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.82%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.82%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.82%) Fintech
8 5 (0.82%) User Experience
8 5 (0.82%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.65%) Informatics
9 4 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.33%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.33%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 93 (15.20%) Windows
2 58 (9.48%) Linux
3 49 (8.01%) Unix
4 32 (5.23%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.98%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.33%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (21.90%) MVC
3 84 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (13.73%) Scrum
4 66 (10.78%) SDLC
5 59 (9.64%) Software Engineering
6 52 (8.50%) OO
7 46 (7.52%) ETL
8 42 (6.86%) Data Analysis
9 38 (6.21%) ITIL
10 35 (5.72%) Web Development
11 33 (5.39%) Data Modelling
11 33 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (5.23%) Test Scripting
13 31 (5.07%) Project Management
14 29 (4.74%) Software Testing
14 29 (4.74%) Validation
15 27 (4.41%) Mentoring
15 27 (4.41%) Waterfall
16 23 (3.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 182 (29.74%) C#
2 112 (18.30%) JavaScript
3 100 (16.34%) Java
4 59 (9.64%) T-SQL
5 56 (9.15%) C++
6 51 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 45 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 31 (5.07%) PHP
9 27 (4.41%) C
10 22 (3.59%) Python
11 18 (2.94%) VB
12 15 (2.45%) VBA
13 12 (1.96%) Erlang
13 12 (1.96%) Haskell
13 12 (1.96%) Lisp
14 9 (1.47%) Perl
14 9 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.98%) Scala
16 5 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 89 (14.54%) Degree
2 42 (6.86%) ISEB
3 26 (4.25%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.94%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.14%) HND
10 6 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.49%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.16%) MCITP
13 1 (0.16%) MCP
13 1 (0.16%) MCSE
13 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.07%) QA
2 19 (3.10%) SLA
3 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.49%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.96%) Snort
3 8 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.16%) Nagios
3 1 (0.16%) OpenView
3 1 (0.16%) OPNET
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) SCOM
3 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.16%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 186 (30.39%) Microsoft
2 134 (21.90%) Oracle
3 19 (3.10%) SAP
4 15 (2.45%) VMware
5 14 (2.29%) Cisco
5 14 (2.29%) Tableau
6 13 (2.12%) Adobe
6 13 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (1.47%) IBM
7 9 (1.47%) Sage
8 5 (0.82%) HP
8 5 (0.82%) Remedy
8 5 (0.82%) Sybase
8 5 (0.82%) Zend
9 4 (0.65%) Citrix
9 4 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.65%) Unisys
10 3 (0.49%) Dell
10 3 (0.49%) Informatica
11 2 (0.33%) Avaya
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glamorgan
TRG
Salary: Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glamorgan, Wales
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £30,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £4000 bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales
Sonovate
Salary: £25k - £40k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps IT
Salary: Up tp £30k p.a. plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago