The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 293 318 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.59% 22.39% 24.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.28% 42.18% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 264 279 265
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
677 754 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 52.20% 53.10% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 615 646 549
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Wales

SQL
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 256 £35,000 - 32
West Wales -5 29 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Mid Wales -17 4 - -
North Wales +4 3 £45,000 +18.42% 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 216 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (31.60%) .NET
3 181 (31.42%) SQL Server
4 172 (29.86%) C#
5 153 (26.56%) Microsoft
6 134 (23.26%) JavaScript
7 132 (22.92%) Finance
8 129 (22.40%) HTML
9 122 (21.18%) CSS
10 120 (20.83%) T-SQL
11 109 (18.92%) MVC
12 104 (18.06%) Java
13 101 (17.53%) ASP.NET
14 87 (15.10%) Business Intelligence
15 86 (14.93%) Oracle
16 82 (14.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 79 (13.72%) Team Foundation Server
18 74 (12.85%) jQuery
19 73 (12.67%) Windows
20 71 (12.33%) ITIL
20 71 (12.33%) Scrum
21 69 (11.98%) Web Services
22 67 (11.63%) Degree
23 66 (11.46%) MS Excel
24 65 (11.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 62 (10.76%) SOAP
26 61 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
27 56 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
28 55 (9.55%) XML
29 52 (9.03%) SDLC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.03%) IIS
3 18 (3.13%) JBoss
4 13 (2.26%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (1.39%) Apache
7 8 (1.39%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.39%) SAS
7 8 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.22%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.04%) CMS
10 5 (0.87%) Oracle 10gAS
11 4 (0.69%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.69%) Mule
11 4 (0.69%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 66 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.56%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.69%) SPSS
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.52%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) EQXanite
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.95%) Office 365
2 13 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.39%) SaaS
5 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.35%) IaaS
6 2 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.73%) Internet
2 20 (3.47%) Firewall
3 16 (2.78%) Intranet
4 11 (1.91%) DNS
4 11 (1.91%) NAS
5 7 (1.22%) HTTP
6 5 (0.87%) FTP
6 5 (0.87%) PuTTY
6 5 (0.87%) Skype
6 5 (0.87%) VLAN
7 4 (0.69%) Network Security
8 2 (0.35%) LAN
8 2 (0.35%) VoIP
8 2 (0.35%) VPN
8 2 (0.35%) WAN
9 1 (0.17%) Broadband
9 1 (0.17%) DHCP
9 1 (0.17%) SAN
9 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (31.42%) SQL Server
2 82 (14.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (11.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (5.38%) Relational Database
9 29 (5.03%) Oracle Database
10 28 (4.86%) MongoDB
11 22 (3.82%) MySQL
11 22 (3.82%) NoSQL
12 19 (3.30%) QlikView
12 19 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (3.13%) Hadoop
13 18 (3.13%) OLAP
14 17 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (2.43%) RDBMS
16 13 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 79 (13.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (6.60%) Visual Studio
3 26 (4.51%) Selenium
4 25 (4.34%) Git (software)
5 24 (4.17%) JUnit
6 16 (2.78%) Maven
7 15 (2.60%) SoapUI
8 14 (2.43%) JIRA
9 13 (2.26%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.26%) TeamCity
10 12 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (1.91%) Subversion
12 10 (1.74%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.22%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (1.22%) TestNG
14 6 (1.04%) IntelliJ
14 6 (1.04%) NUnit
15 5 (0.87%) PVCS
16 4 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 132 (22.92%) Finance
2 51 (8.85%) Advertising
3 16 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.08%) Multimedia
5 11 (1.91%) Legal
6 9 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.87%) Marketing
7 5 (0.87%) Retail
8 4 (0.69%) Back Office
8 4 (0.69%) Electronics
9 2 (0.35%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 296 (51.39%) Developer
2 123 (21.35%) Analyst
3 101 (17.53%) .NET Developer
4 80 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 66 (11.46%) SQL Developer
6 64 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 51 (8.85%) Java Developer
8 48 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 48 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 43 (7.47%) Applications Support
10 40 (6.94%) Software Developer
11 38 (6.60%) Applications Support Analyst
12 30 (5.21%) Consultant
12 30 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
13 27 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (4.34%) Administrator
14 25 (4.34%) Test Analyst
15 24 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (3.99%) DBA
16 23 (3.99%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (31.60%) .NET
2 129 (22.40%) HTML
3 122 (21.18%) CSS
4 101 (17.53%) ASP.NET
5 74 (12.85%) jQuery
6 69 (11.98%) Web Services
7 62 (10.76%) SOAP
8 55 (9.55%) XML
9 50 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 49 (8.51%) Ajax
11 47 (8.16%) .NET Framework
12 35 (6.08%) WCF
13 33 (5.73%) REST
14 32 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 31 (5.38%) Spring
16 30 (5.21%) Java EE
17 29 (5.03%) AngularJS
18 27 (4.69%) JSON
19 24 (4.17%) Hibernate
20 21 (3.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.43%) iSeries
5 13 (2.26%) Fintech
6 12 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.91%) Clustering
7 11 (1.91%) User Experience
8 10 (1.74%) Informatics
8 10 (1.74%) NHS
9 9 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.56%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.39%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.04%) AS400
11 6 (1.04%) Social Media
11 6 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.87%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.69%) Data Extraction
13 4 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.67%) Windows
2 39 (6.77%) Linux
3 27 (4.69%) Unix
4 23 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.74%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.87%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.69%) Solaris
9 3 (0.52%) Android
9 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (18.92%) MVC
3 87 (15.10%) Business Intelligence
4 71 (12.33%) ITIL
4 71 (12.33%) Scrum
5 52 (9.03%) SDLC
6 44 (7.64%) ETL
7 43 (7.47%) OO
8 40 (6.94%) Project Management
8 40 (6.94%) TDD
9 39 (6.77%) Waterfall
10 37 (6.42%) Data Modelling
11 35 (6.08%) Web Development
12 33 (5.73%) Software Engineering
13 30 (5.21%) Mentoring
14 29 (5.03%) CRM
15 28 (4.86%) Systems Analysis
15 28 (4.86%) Validation
16 26 (4.51%) Incident Management
16 26 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 172 (29.86%) C#
2 134 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 120 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 104 (18.06%) Java
5 36 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 34 (5.90%) VB.NET
7 25 (4.34%) C++
8 21 (3.65%) PHP
9 19 (3.30%) VB
10 15 (2.60%) C
10 15 (2.60%) Groovy
10 15 (2.60%) Python
10 15 (2.60%) Scala
11 10 (1.74%) Perl
12 9 (1.56%) VBA
13 7 (1.22%) R
13 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.04%) RPG
14 6 (1.04%) RPG IV
14 6 (1.04%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 67 (11.63%) Degree
2 27 (4.69%) ISEB
3 19 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (2.95%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.87%) HND
7 5 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.69%) PhD
9 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.52%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCITP
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.64%) QA
2 18 (3.13%) SLA
3 6 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.87%) Firmware
3 5 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.52%) vSphere
5 2 (0.35%) Docker
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
6 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.22%) Puppet
2 5 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.69%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.35%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.17%) OpenView
5 1 (0.17%) OPNET
5 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 153 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 86 (14.93%) Oracle
3 19 (3.30%) VMware
4 14 (2.43%) SAP
5 10 (1.74%) Sage
6 9 (1.56%) Remedy
7 7 (1.22%) RedGate
8 6 (1.04%) HP
9 5 (0.87%) IBM
9 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.87%) Serena
10 4 (0.69%) Citrix
10 4 (0.69%) Rally
10 4 (0.69%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.69%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.69%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.69%) Veritas
11 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.52%) Tableau
11 3 (0.52%) Zend
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