The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 6 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 8.70% 19.44% 31.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% 33.33% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 15
Average salary £37,500 £22,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.25%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
West 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 Swansea region.

Programming Languages Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 42 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 37.68% 58.33% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 41
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

SQL
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Swansea region.

SQL Salary Trend in Swansea

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
3 13 (68.42%) C#
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
5 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
6 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 9 (47.37%) jQuery
7 8 (42.11%) HTML5
7 8 (42.11%) Degree
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (42.11%) MVC
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (36.84%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (31.58%) TDD
9 6 (31.58%) OO
10 5 (26.32%) OOD
10 5 (26.32%) Scrum
10 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
11 4 (21.05%) WCF
11 4 (21.05%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (21.05%) TypeScript
11 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
11 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (21.05%) B2B
12 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VLAN
1 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (36.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Moq
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Junior
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
4 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
5 9 (47.37%) jQuery
6 8 (42.11%) HTML5
7 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
10 4 (21.05%) WCF
11 3 (15.79%) Ajax
11 3 (15.79%) Durandal
12 2 (10.53%) NHibernate
12 2 (10.53%) XHTML
12 2 (10.53%) XML
13 1 (5.26%) Flash
13 1 (5.26%) Web Services
13 1 (5.26%) Autofac
13 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) OOD
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) B2B
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Product Management
7 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.26%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) CoffeeScript
2 4 (21.05%) TypeScript
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VB
3 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.53%) VB6
4 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Dell
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) ProCurve
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco