The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 241 225 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.41% 18.63% 24.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.68% 40.69% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 208 191 280
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,783 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
657 553 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.47% 45.78% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 560 491 653
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SQL Salary Trend in Wales

SQL
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Wales

SQL
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
South Wales -2 198 £36,500 +7.35% 32
North Wales +4 38 £35,000 -9.67% 4
West Wales +2 3 £37,500 +50.00% 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 235 (39.04%) SQL Server
2 214 (35.55%) Microsoft
3 191 (31.73%) Finance
4 184 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
5 148 (24.58%) T-SQL
6 142 (23.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 142 (23.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 133 (22.09%) Oracle
8 116 (19.27%) ETL
9 115 (19.10%) .NET
10 107 (17.77%) XML
11 103 (17.11%) MS Excel
12 101 (16.78%) Data Warehouse
13 96 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 90 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
14 90 (14.95%) C#
15 85 (14.12%) Degree
16 84 (13.95%) PL/SQL
17 79 (13.12%) HTML
18 69 (11.46%) CSS
19 67 (11.13%) Windows
19 67 (11.13%) JavaScript
20 65 (10.80%) Java
20 65 (10.80%) Manufacturing
21 64 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 63 (10.47%) SQL Server 2005
22 63 (10.47%) ASP.NET
23 59 (9.80%) Oracle Applications
23 59 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
24 58 (9.63%) Oracle EBS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 25 (4.15%) SAS
2 18 (2.99%) IIS
3 16 (2.66%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.33%) Apache
5 10 (1.66%) CMS
6 6 (1.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.66%) Node.js
8 4 (0.66%) JBoss
8 4 (0.66%) Commerce Server
8 4 (0.66%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.33%) Lync
10 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 103 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (2.82%) MS Office
4 7 (1.16%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.33%) SPSS
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) EViews
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 59 (9.80%) Oracle Applications
2 58 (9.63%) Oracle EBS
3 56 (9.30%) Oracle 11i
4 48 (7.97%) Oracle Financials
4 48 (7.97%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 33 (5.48%) Oracle General Ledger
5 33 (5.48%) Oracle Payables
5 33 (5.48%) Oracle Receivables
6 27 (4.49%) Oracle Assets
7 13 (2.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 10 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.83%) INSURE/90
10 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.17%) SyteLine
11 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.17%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.82%) PaaS
2 15 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.83%) SaaS
4 5 (0.83%) IaaS
5 4 (0.66%) Office 365
6 2 (0.33%) GitHub
6 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.49%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.33%) Firewall
3 12 (1.99%) HTTP
3 12 (1.99%) DNS
4 11 (1.83%) Internet
5 9 (1.50%) SAN
6 8 (1.33%) Intranet
7 7 (1.16%) LAN
7 7 (1.16%) DHCP
8 5 (0.83%) WAN
8 5 (0.83%) SSL
8 5 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.66%) VPN
10 3 (0.50%) Wireless
11 2 (0.33%) VoIP
11 2 (0.33%) Network Security
12 1 (0.17%) NAS
12 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.17%) Skype
12 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (39.04%) SQL Server
2 142 (23.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 142 (23.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (16.78%) Data Warehouse
4 96 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (10.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 59 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 54 (8.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 54 (8.97%) Oracle Discoverer
9 40 (6.64%) OLTP
9 40 (6.64%) Oracle Database
10 32 (5.32%) Relational Database
10 32 (5.32%) DTS
11 28 (4.65%) MySQL
12 26 (4.32%) Big Data
13 25 (4.15%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (3.49%) OLAP
15 20 (3.32%) Data Mining
15 20 (3.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (3.99%) Visual Studio
2 22 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.16%) Selenium
4 11 (1.83%) Subversion
4 11 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.66%) Cucumber
5 10 (1.66%) JUnit
6 9 (1.50%) Ant
7 8 (1.33%) Maven
7 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (0.83%) EasyMock
9 5 (0.83%) Mockito
9 5 (0.83%) JIRA
9 5 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.66%) NUnit
10 4 (0.66%) Behat
10 4 (0.66%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.50%) MSBuild
General
1 191 (31.73%) Finance
2 65 (10.80%) Manufacturing
3 40 (6.64%) Banking
4 32 (5.32%) Advertising
5 31 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 24 (3.99%) Marketing
7 20 (3.32%) Retail
8 8 (1.33%) Billing
8 8 (1.33%) Automotive
8 8 (1.33%) Welsh Language
9 5 (0.83%) Legal
10 4 (0.66%) Electronics
11 3 (0.50%) Back Office
11 3 (0.50%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 264 (43.85%) Developer
2 226 (37.54%) Analyst
3 82 (13.62%) DBA
4 61 (10.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 56 (9.30%) Oracle Analyst
6 53 (8.80%) SQL DBA
7 52 (8.64%) Senior Developer
8 44 (7.31%) Administrator
9 43 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
10 42 (6.98%) SQL Developer
11 38 (6.31%) .NET Developer
12 35 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 31 (5.15%) Business Analyst
14 29 (4.82%) Developer Analyst
15 27 (4.49%) Java Developer
16 25 (4.15%) Junior
16 25 (4.15%) Junior Analyst
17 23 (3.82%) Programmer
18 22 (3.65%) Software Developer
19 21 (3.49%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (19.10%) .NET
2 107 (17.77%) XML
3 79 (13.12%) HTML
4 69 (11.46%) CSS
5 63 (10.47%) ASP.NET
6 39 (6.48%) jQuery
7 33 (5.48%) Web Services
8 26 (4.32%) Ajax
9 24 (3.99%) HTML5
10 23 (3.82%) .NET Framework
11 22 (3.65%) Spring
12 15 (2.49%) J2EE
12 15 (2.49%) WCF
13 14 (2.33%) WinForms
14 13 (2.16%) Hibernate
14 13 (2.16%) RESTful
15 12 (1.99%) Entity Framework
16 11 (1.83%) SOAP
17 9 (1.50%) JDBC
17 9 (1.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.15%) Clustering
3 13 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 11 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.50%) Statistics
6 9 (1.50%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.33%) Replication
8 6 (1.00%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.00%) GIS
8 6 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.83%) Wiki
9 5 (0.83%) iPad
9 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.83%) Data Extraction
9 5 (0.83%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.66%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.50%) PlayStation
11 3 (0.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.13%) Windows
2 30 (4.98%) Linux
3 22 (3.65%) UNIX
4 14 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.16%) Android
6 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.66%) CentOS
7 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.50%) Solaris
9 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.17%) OS/2
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
2 116 (19.27%) ETL
3 90 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (7.81%) MVC
5 42 (6.98%) Unit Testing
6 40 (6.64%) Mentoring
6 40 (6.64%) Migration
7 38 (6.31%) Data Migration
8 33 (5.48%) ITIL
9 31 (5.15%) CRM
9 31 (5.15%) Scrum
10 29 (4.82%) Kimball Methodology
11 26 (4.32%) OO
12 25 (4.15%) Project Management
13 22 (3.65%) TDD
14 20 (3.32%) E-Commerce
15 19 (3.16%) Data Analysis
15 19 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (2.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (24.58%) T-SQL
2 90 (14.95%) C#
3 84 (13.95%) PL/SQL
4 67 (11.13%) JavaScript
5 65 (10.80%) Java
6 35 (5.81%) PHP
6 35 (5.81%) VB.NET
7 24 (3.99%) C++
8 22 (3.65%) VB
9 20 (3.32%) Python
10 16 (2.66%) Perl
11 12 (1.99%) C
11 12 (1.99%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.50%) VBA
13 8 (1.33%) VB6
13 8 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.00%) RPG
14 6 (1.00%) RPG/400
14 6 (1.00%) RPG IV
15 4 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 85 (14.12%) Degree
2 26 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.33%) MCSE
4 11 (1.83%) ISEB
5 10 (1.66%) MCDBA
6 7 (1.16%) CCNA
6 7 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.16%) MCP
7 6 (1.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.83%) MCSA
9 4 (0.66%) HND
9 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.50%) MCITP
11 2 (0.33%) RHCE
11 2 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.49%) SLA
2 15 (2.49%) QA
3 5 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 25 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.83%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) Snort
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.83%) WSUS
1 5 (0.83%) SCCM
1 5 (0.83%) SCOM
2 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Graphite
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 214 (35.55%) Microsoft
2 133 (22.09%) Oracle
3 45 (7.48%) Cognos
4 32 (5.32%) VMware
5 30 (4.98%) MicroStrategy
6 18 (2.99%) Cisco
7 17 (2.82%) Teradata
8 11 (1.83%) Business Objects
9 9 (1.50%) HP
10 8 (1.33%) Citrix
10 8 (1.33%) Informatica
11 7 (1.16%) NetApp
11 7 (1.16%) SAP
11 7 (1.16%) Tableau
12 6 (1.00%) Talend
12 6 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.00%) Remedy
13 5 (0.83%) McAfee
13 5 (0.83%) hybris
14 4 (0.66%) SolarWinds
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus company benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Based on experience +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Flintshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
networx
Posted: 4 days ago