The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 11 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 16.67% 29.03% 33.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.91% 32.14% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 17
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,400 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
South 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 Torfaen region.

Programming Languages Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 56 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 69.70% 90.32% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 43
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 £31,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,400 £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 Torfaen

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

SQL
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

SQL Salary Trend in Torfaen

SQL
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Torfaen

SQL
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Cwmbran -7 10 £31,500 -12.50%
SQL
South Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 18 (72.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 14 (56.00%) Python
3 14 (56.00%) Perl
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Advertising
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (32.00%) C
5 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (32.00%) Data Mining
5 8 (32.00%) ETL
5 8 (32.00%) Marketing
5 8 (32.00%) PaaS
5 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (32.00%) Big Data
5 8 (32.00%) Mobile Marketing
5 8 (32.00%) VoltDB
6 7 (28.00%) Web Services
6 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (24.00%) Perforce
7 6 (24.00%) Subversion
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (24.00%) API Testing
7 6 (24.00%) REST
7 6 (24.00%) Digital Media
7 6 (24.00%) Cucumber

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Data Mining
1 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (32.00%) Big Data
1 8 (32.00%) VoltDB
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Xcelsius
4 1 (4.00%) SSDT
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
1 6 (24.00%) Selenium
1 6 (24.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Advertising
1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Database Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (12.00%) AWS Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Junior
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) REST
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) XSD
4 3 (12.00%) XSLT
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) COM+
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) WinForms
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (32.00%) ETL
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
2 8 (32.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 6 (24.00%) API Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) UML
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Business Development
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Perl
3 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (32.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) Groovy
4 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (16.00%) C#
7 3 (12.00%) VB
8 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Perforce
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Borland
4 1 (4.00%) VMware