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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 13 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL 9 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 13.04% 11.43% 50.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.03% 21.62% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 19
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £21,700 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £27,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
31 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 44.93% 52.86% 73.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 29
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
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
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Swansea

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) C#
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) Scrum
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (28.57%) HTML5
8 5 (23.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 5 (23.81%) TDD
8 5 (23.81%) OOD
8 5 (23.81%) OO
9 4 (19.05%) B2B
9 4 (19.05%) WCF
9 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (19.05%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (19.05%) TypeScript
9 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) VLAN
1 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Junior
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (28.57%) HTML5
6 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (19.05%) WCF
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 3 (14.29%) Durandal
9 2 (9.52%) Ajax
10 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
10 1 (4.76%) EJB
10 1 (4.76%) SOAP
10 1 (4.76%) Web Services
10 1 (4.76%) XML
10 1 (4.76%) Flash
10 1 (4.76%) XHTML
10 1 (4.76%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) OOD
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (19.05%) B2B
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) V-Model
6 1 (4.76%) UX Design
6 1 (4.76%) Product Management
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) CoffeeScript
3 4 (19.05%) TypeScript
4 2 (9.52%) VB6
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) HND
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Dell
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) ProCurve
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco