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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 260 230 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.29% 20.80% 27.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.18% 42.67% 45.17%
Number of salaries quoted 225 199 279
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,400 £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
681 539 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.52% 48.73% 59.95%
Number of salaries quoted 579 479 602
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -1 223 £37,000 +5.71% 27
North Wales -1 32 £34,500 -13.75% 8
West Wales +1 3 £37,500 +30.43% 2
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 239 (39.12%) SQL Server
2 215 (35.19%) Microsoft
3 192 (31.42%) Finance
4 172 (28.15%) Business Intelligence
5 143 (23.40%) T-SQL
6 141 (23.08%) Oracle
7 135 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 134 (21.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 123 (20.13%) XML
10 120 (19.64%) .NET
11 110 (18.00%) ETL
12 101 (16.53%) MS Excel
13 98 (16.04%) C#
13 98 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 95 (15.55%) PL/SQL
15 94 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
16 92 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
17 88 (14.40%) HTML
18 84 (13.75%) Degree
19 76 (12.44%) CSS
20 74 (12.11%) JavaScript
21 72 (11.78%) Manufacturing
22 69 (11.29%) Java
22 69 (11.29%) ASP.NET
23 67 (10.97%) Oracle Applications
24 66 (10.80%) Oracle EBS
24 66 (10.80%) Windows
25 64 (10.47%) Oracle 11i
26 63 (10.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 62 (10.15%) Oracle BI Publisher

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (3.60%) SAS
2 18 (2.95%) IIS
2 18 (2.95%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.62%) Apache
4 14 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.96%) CMS
6 7 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.98%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.65%) Commerce Server
8 4 (0.65%) OpenROAD
8 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.65%) Node.js
9 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.49%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.49%) JBoss
9 3 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 101 (16.53%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (2.78%) MS Office
4 7 (1.15%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.33%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) EViews
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 67 (10.97%) Oracle Applications
2 66 (10.80%) Oracle EBS
3 64 (10.47%) Oracle 11i
4 55 (9.00%) Oracle Financials
4 55 (9.00%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 40 (6.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 40 (6.55%) Oracle Payables
5 40 (6.55%) Oracle Receivables
6 33 (5.40%) Oracle Assets
7 13 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 11 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.65%) INSURE/90
11 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.16%) SyteLine
12 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
12 1 (0.16%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.45%) PaaS
3 10 (1.64%) SaaS
4 5 (0.82%) IaaS
5 4 (0.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.62%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.29%) Firewall
3 12 (1.96%) HTTP
4 11 (1.80%) DNS
5 10 (1.64%) Internet
5 10 (1.64%) SAN
6 9 (1.47%) Intranet
7 8 (1.31%) LAN
8 6 (0.98%) WAN
8 6 (0.98%) DHCP
9 5 (0.82%) SSL
9 5 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.49%) VPN
10 3 (0.49%) VoIP
11 2 (0.33%) Network Security
12 1 (0.16%) NAS
12 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (39.12%) SQL Server
2 135 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 134 (21.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 94 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (10.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 62 (10.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 61 (9.98%) Oracle Discoverer
9 60 (9.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 56 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 42 (6.87%) Oracle Database
12 37 (6.06%) OLTP
13 35 (5.73%) Relational Database
14 29 (4.75%) DTS
14 29 (4.75%) MySQL
15 26 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (3.60%) Big Data
17 21 (3.44%) OLAP
18 19 (3.11%) Data Mining
19 16 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (4.09%) Visual Studio
2 24 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.80%) JUnit
3 11 (1.80%) Subversion
4 10 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 9 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.47%) Selenium
6 8 (1.31%) Ant
7 7 (1.15%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.98%) Maven
9 5 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.82%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.82%) EasyMock
9 5 (0.82%) Mockito
9 5 (0.82%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.65%) NUnit
11 3 (0.49%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 192 (31.42%) Finance
2 72 (11.78%) Manufacturing
3 34 (5.56%) Banking
4 31 (5.07%) Advertising
5 24 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.60%) Marketing
7 16 (2.62%) Retail
8 8 (1.31%) Billing
8 8 (1.31%) Welsh Language
9 5 (0.82%) Legal
9 5 (0.82%) Automotive
10 4 (0.65%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Back Office
11 2 (0.33%) Law
11 2 (0.33%) German Language
11 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 273 (44.68%) Developer
2 220 (36.01%) Analyst
3 78 (12.77%) DBA
4 64 (10.47%) Oracle Analyst
5 53 (8.67%) Senior Developer
6 52 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 49 (8.02%) SQL DBA
8 43 (7.04%) SQL Developer
9 42 (6.87%) Administrator
10 39 (6.38%) .NET Developer
11 36 (5.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 33 (5.40%) Senior Analyst
13 30 (4.91%) Java Developer
13 30 (4.91%) Software Developer
14 27 (4.42%) Business Analyst
14 27 (4.42%) Junior
15 26 (4.26%) Programmer
15 26 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
16 25 (4.09%) Developer Analyst
17 20 (3.27%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (20.13%) XML
2 120 (19.64%) .NET
3 88 (14.40%) HTML
4 76 (12.44%) CSS
5 69 (11.29%) ASP.NET
6 45 (7.36%) jQuery
7 37 (6.06%) Web Services
8 28 (4.58%) .NET Framework
9 26 (4.26%) Ajax
10 25 (4.09%) HTML5
11 24 (3.93%) Spring
12 20 (3.27%) WCF
13 18 (2.95%) J2EE
14 17 (2.78%) SOAP
15 14 (2.29%) WinForms
16 13 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (1.96%) Hibernate
18 11 (1.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 9 (1.47%) WPF
19 9 (1.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.42%) Clustering
3 15 (2.45%) Statistics
3 15 (2.45%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.47%) Replication
8 6 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.82%) iPad
9 5 (0.82%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.82%) Wiki
9 5 (0.82%) GIS
10 4 (0.65%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.65%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.65%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.65%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (10.80%) Windows
2 27 (4.42%) Linux
3 20 (3.27%) UNIX
4 14 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.98%) Android
6 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.65%) CentOS
8 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.49%) Solaris
9 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) OS/2
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (28.15%) Business Intelligence
2 110 (18.00%) ETL
3 92 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (8.84%) MVC
5 44 (7.20%) Unit Testing
6 40 (6.55%) Migration
7 38 (6.22%) Data Migration
8 34 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 31 (5.07%) CRM
9 31 (5.07%) Scrum
10 30 (4.91%) ITIL
11 28 (4.58%) OO
12 27 (4.42%) Project Management
12 27 (4.42%) Kimball Methodology
13 25 (4.09%) TDD
14 22 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (2.95%) E-Commerce
16 18 (2.95%) Data Analysis
17 17 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 143 (23.40%) T-SQL
2 98 (16.04%) C#
3 95 (15.55%) PL/SQL
4 74 (12.11%) JavaScript
5 69 (11.29%) Java
6 38 (6.22%) VB.NET
7 32 (5.24%) PHP
8 26 (4.26%) C++
9 22 (3.60%) VB
10 20 (3.27%) Python
11 15 (2.45%) Perl
12 13 (2.13%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.64%) VBA
13 10 (1.64%) C
14 8 (1.31%) VB6
15 7 (1.15%) RPG
16 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.98%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.82%) RPG/400
17 5 (0.82%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 84 (13.75%) Degree
2 26 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.13%) MCSE
4 10 (1.64%) MCDBA
5 7 (1.15%) CCNA
5 7 (1.15%) MCP
5 7 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.98%) ISEB
7 4 (0.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.49%) MCITP
8 3 (0.49%) MCSA
9 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.33%) RHCE
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.16%) HND
10 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.95%) SLA
2 15 (2.45%) QA
3 6 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Basel II
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.65%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.16%) Snort
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.82%) WSUS
1 5 (0.82%) SCCM
1 5 (0.82%) SCOM
2 4 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.16%) OpenView
3 1 (0.16%) Nagios
3 1 (0.16%) OPNET
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 215 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 141 (23.08%) Oracle
3 44 (7.20%) Cognos
4 35 (5.73%) VMware
5 27 (4.42%) MicroStrategy
6 21 (3.44%) Cisco
7 16 (2.62%) Teradata
8 12 (1.96%) Business Objects
9 10 (1.64%) HP
9 10 (1.64%) Citrix
10 8 (1.31%) NetApp
11 7 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.15%) Informatica
11 7 (1.15%) SAP
12 6 (0.98%) Talend
13 5 (0.82%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.82%) hybris
13 5 (0.82%) Remedy
13 5 (0.82%) McAfee
14 4 (0.65%) Lotus
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn Recruitment
Salary: + share scheme, flexihours
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Vale of Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 33k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35K
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Mold, Clwyd
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Flintshire
MoneySuperMarket.com
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
South Wales Police
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Control 2K Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago