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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 307 296 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.79% 22.63% 22.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.21% 46.84% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 265 264 261
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,700 £42,500
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
745 632 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 52.87% 48.32% 54.08%
Number of salaries quoted 629 557 634
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £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 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -3 290 £35,000 - 45
West Wales +3 7 £25,000 -23.07% 2
North Wales +1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Mid Wales - 1 £22,500 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 210 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 182 (31.93%) Microsoft
3 179 (31.40%) .NET
4 177 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (26.67%) C#
6 132 (23.16%) Finance
7 127 (22.28%) ASP.NET
8 126 (22.11%) MS Excel
9 120 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
10 116 (20.35%) HTML
11 115 (20.18%) T-SQL
12 108 (18.95%) JavaScript
13 107 (18.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 105 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 105 (18.42%) Windows
15 104 (18.25%) Oracle
16 100 (17.54%) Java
17 95 (16.67%) Scrum
18 92 (16.14%) MVC
18 92 (16.14%) Degree
19 83 (14.56%) CSS
20 77 (13.51%) XML
21 69 (12.11%) jQuery
22 65 (11.40%) SDLC
23 64 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC
24 63 (11.05%) Linux
25 62 (10.88%) Web Services
26 59 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
27 54 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
28 53 (9.30%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.63%) IIS
2 15 (2.63%) SAS
3 9 (1.58%) Apache
4 7 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.70%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.53%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.53%) JBoss
8 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.35%) Node.js
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.35%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 126 (22.11%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.67%) MS Office
3 10 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.88%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 5 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.88%) INSURE/90
4 5 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.35%) Sage ERP X3
6 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) SyteLine
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.93%) SaaS
3 8 (1.40%) PaaS
4 5 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.53%) Office 365
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.28%) HTTP
3 11 (1.93%) SAN
4 9 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (1.58%) tcpdump
5 6 (1.05%) Firewall
5 6 (1.05%) WAN
6 5 (0.88%) DHCP
6 5 (0.88%) LAN
6 5 (0.88%) VoIP
6 5 (0.88%) DNS
6 5 (0.88%) Wireless
7 4 (0.70%) VPN
8 3 (0.53%) Intranet
8 3 (0.53%) Internet
9 2 (0.35%) Broadband
9 2 (0.35%) SNMP
10 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 107 (18.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 105 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (5.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (5.61%) Oracle Database
9 24 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (4.04%) MySQL
11 22 (3.86%) NoSQL
12 21 (3.68%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (3.33%) Relational Database
14 17 (2.98%) DTS
15 15 (2.63%) OLTP
16 14 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (2.28%) MongoDB
18 12 (2.11%) Big Data
19 10 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.39%) Selenium
4 24 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.51%) Git (software)
6 18 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 18 (3.16%) Cucumber
6 18 (3.16%) Hudson
7 17 (2.98%) NetBeans
7 17 (2.98%) Maven
8 12 (2.11%) SoapUI
8 12 (2.11%) JIRA
8 12 (2.11%) Subversion
9 11 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (1.75%) Behat
11 7 (1.23%) ClearQuest
12 6 (1.05%) JMeter
12 6 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.88%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 132 (23.16%) Finance
2 27 (4.74%) Marketing
3 26 (4.56%) Advertising
4 25 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.16%) Retail
6 16 (2.81%) Banking
7 15 (2.63%) Back Office
8 13 (2.28%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.75%) Law
10 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.70%) Automotive
12 3 (0.53%) Electronics
13 2 (0.35%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 260 (45.61%) Developer
2 167 (29.30%) Analyst
3 86 (15.09%) .NET Developer
4 64 (11.23%) DBA
5 52 (9.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 49 (8.60%) SQL DBA
7 48 (8.42%) C# Developer
7 48 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 42 (7.37%) Software Engineer
9 39 (6.84%) Administrator
10 33 (5.79%) Senior Developer
11 32 (5.61%) Support Analyst
11 32 (5.61%) Test Analyst
12 29 (5.09%) Business Analyst
13 28 (4.91%) Developer Analyst
14 25 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 25 (4.39%) SQL Developer
15 23 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
16 20 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
17 19 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (31.40%) .NET
2 127 (22.28%) ASP.NET
3 116 (20.35%) HTML
4 83 (14.56%) CSS
5 77 (13.51%) XML
6 69 (12.11%) jQuery
7 64 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (10.88%) Web Services
9 38 (6.67%) SOAP
10 29 (5.09%) REST
11 24 (4.21%) AngularJS
12 19 (3.33%) Java EE
12 19 (3.33%) WCF
13 16 (2.81%) STL
14 15 (2.63%) CSS3
14 15 (2.63%) HTML5
15 14 (2.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 13 (2.28%) JSON
16 13 (2.28%) .NET Framework
16 13 (2.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.19%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.28%) Data Structures
3 13 (2.28%) Clustering
4 9 (1.58%) Replication
4 9 (1.58%) Data Extraction
5 8 (1.40%) iSeries
5 8 (1.40%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.23%) Statistics
6 7 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.88%) Grid Computing
8 5 (0.88%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.53%) GIS
11 2 (0.35%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.35%) Informatics
11 2 (0.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 105 (18.42%) Windows
2 63 (11.05%) Linux
3 25 (4.39%) UNIX
4 20 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.05%) Android
6 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.88%) Solaris
8 4 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 95 (16.67%) Scrum
4 92 (16.14%) MVC
5 65 (11.40%) SDLC
6 49 (8.60%) ETL
6 49 (8.60%) Software Engineering
7 44 (7.72%) CRM
8 39 (6.84%) Software Testing
9 38 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 34 (5.96%) OO
11 32 (5.61%) ITIL
11 32 (5.61%) Kimball Methodology
11 32 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
12 31 (5.44%) TDD
13 25 (4.39%) Data Analysis
13 25 (4.39%) Test Automation
14 23 (4.04%) Dashboard Development
14 23 (4.04%) Test Scripting
15 20 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 152 (26.67%) C#
2 115 (20.18%) T-SQL
3 108 (18.95%) JavaScript
4 100 (17.54%) Java
5 46 (8.07%) C++
6 37 (6.49%) PL/SQL
7 36 (6.32%) Python
8 23 (4.04%) C
9 21 (3.68%) PHP
10 19 (3.33%) Perl
10 19 (3.33%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.28%) VB
11 13 (2.28%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.11%) Erlang
13 9 (1.58%) Haskell
13 9 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.58%) Lisp
14 8 (1.40%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.05%) Groovy
16 5 (0.88%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 92 (16.14%) Degree
2 40 (7.02%) ISEB
3 17 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.75%) HND
5 10 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.88%) MCSE
6 5 (0.88%) MCSA
6 5 (0.88%) MCITP
7 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.70%) CCNA
7 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.35%) MCTS
9 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.35%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.39%) QA
2 17 (2.98%) SLA
3 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.58%) Snort
3 8 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.53%) vSphere
4 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.70%) SCCM
2 4 (0.70%) SCOM
3 2 (0.35%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) OPNET
4 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.18%) WSUS
4 1 (0.18%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Graphite
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.18%) OpenView
4 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 182 (31.93%) Microsoft
2 104 (18.25%) Oracle
3 17 (2.98%) Cognos
3 17 (2.98%) VMware
4 8 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (1.40%) Cisco
5 7 (1.23%) Tableau
6 6 (1.05%) Perforce
6 6 (1.05%) Teradata
7 5 (0.88%) SAP
7 5 (0.88%) HP
8 4 (0.70%) Citrix
8 4 (0.70%) Lotus
8 4 (0.70%) Informatica
8 4 (0.70%) Remedy
8 4 (0.70%) Veeam
9 3 (0.53%) Red Gate
9 3 (0.53%) ESRI
9 3 (0.53%) Sage
9 3 (0.53%) NetApp
Newport, Shropshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £24225 - £34200 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Acorn Recruitment
Salary: Pension, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glamorgan
Acorn Recruitment
Salary: bonus scheme, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glamorgan
Acorn Recruitment
Salary: bonus scheme, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago