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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 300 243 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.41% 18.31% 21.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.54% 40.77% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 229 221 238
Average salary £36,000 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
689 596 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.18% 44.91% 53.93%
Number of salaries quoted 569 530 607
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 267 £36,000 +12.50% 42
North Wales +1 19 £36,000 +2.85%
West Wales -3 6 £34,250 +37.00% 4
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 221 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 203 (36.31%) Microsoft
3 156 (27.91%) .NET
4 153 (27.37%) Business Intelligence
5 151 (27.01%) Finance
6 140 (25.04%) T-SQL
7 134 (23.97%) C#
8 125 (22.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 122 (21.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 122 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
10 112 (20.04%) MS Excel
11 104 (18.60%) Oracle
12 102 (18.25%) ASP.NET
13 100 (17.89%) HTML
14 92 (16.46%) JavaScript
15 88 (15.74%) Windows
16 84 (15.03%) Data Warehouse
17 83 (14.85%) ETL
17 83 (14.85%) XML
18 79 (14.13%) Degree
19 76 (13.60%) Java
20 70 (12.52%) SQL Server 2008
21 65 (11.63%) CSS
21 65 (11.63%) MVC
22 64 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
23 62 (11.09%) SDLC
24 59 (10.55%) SQL Server 2005
25 57 (10.20%) Scrum
26 55 (9.84%) Linux
26 55 (9.84%) CRM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.22%) SAS
3 16 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.33%) Apache
5 12 (2.15%) IIS
6 6 (1.07%) JBoss
7 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.89%) CMS
7 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.72%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.36%) Node.js
10 2 (0.36%) Documentum
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.18%) ArcSDE
11 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 112 (20.04%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.37%) MS Office
3 15 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) SPSS
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (2.68%) Oracle 11i
3 15 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 14 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (2.33%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 13 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (2.15%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.89%) INSURE/90
9 3 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.18%) SyteLine
10 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.18%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.50%) PaaS
2 10 (1.79%) SaaS
3 9 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.36%) Office 365
5 2 (0.36%) GitHub
5 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.15%) HTTP
1 12 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.97%) Firewall
3 7 (1.25%) SAN
3 7 (1.25%) Intranet
4 6 (1.07%) Internet
4 6 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.07%) DNS
5 5 (0.89%) VPN
5 5 (0.89%) LAN
5 5 (0.89%) VoIP
5 5 (0.89%) Wireless
5 5 (0.89%) DHCP
6 4 (0.72%) tcpdump
6 4 (0.72%) WAN
7 3 (0.54%) SSL
7 3 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.18%) Network Security
8 1 (0.18%) Skype
8 1 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 125 (22.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 122 (21.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (15.03%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (12.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 59 (10.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 44 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 43 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (6.44%) Oracle Database
10 29 (5.19%) Relational Database
11 25 (4.47%) DTS
11 25 (4.47%) OLTP
12 24 (4.29%) MySQL
13 22 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
13 22 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (3.76%) NoSQL
15 20 (3.58%) Big Data
16 18 (3.22%) Oracle Discoverer
17 15 (2.68%) Data Mining
17 15 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (7.33%) Visual Studio
2 23 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (3.58%) Selenium
4 16 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 15 (2.68%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (1.97%) Subversion
7 10 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.61%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.43%) JIRA
10 7 (1.25%) Maven
10 7 (1.25%) Behat
11 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.07%) NetBeans
11 6 (1.07%) NUnit
11 6 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.89%) Hudson
12 5 (0.89%) Ant
13 4 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 151 (27.01%) Finance
2 31 (5.55%) Advertising
3 27 (4.83%) Marketing
4 20 (3.58%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.22%) Retail
5 18 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.15%) Banking
7 6 (1.07%) Back Office
8 5 (0.89%) Automotive
8 5 (0.89%) Law
9 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.72%) Billing
10 3 (0.54%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 280 (50.09%) Developer
2 158 (28.26%) Analyst
3 78 (13.95%) DBA
4 77 (13.77%) .NET Developer
5 59 (10.55%) SQL DBA
6 58 (10.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 50 (8.94%) Administrator
8 38 (6.80%) C# Developer
9 36 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (5.90%) SQL Developer
11 30 (5.37%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
12 27 (4.83%) Software Engineer
12 27 (4.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 25 (4.47%) Support Analyst
14 24 (4.29%) Developer Analyst
15 22 (3.94%) Oracle Developer
16 17 (3.04%) Applications Support
16 17 (3.04%) Test Analyst
16 17 (3.04%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (27.91%) .NET
2 102 (18.25%) ASP.NET
3 100 (17.89%) HTML
4 83 (14.85%) XML
5 65 (11.63%) CSS
6 53 (9.48%) jQuery
7 46 (8.23%) Web Services
8 28 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (4.11%) AngularJS
10 22 (3.94%) Ajax
11 20 (3.58%) WCF
12 19 (3.40%) REST
12 19 (3.40%) .NET Framework
13 16 (2.86%) SOAP
14 14 (2.50%) HTML5
15 13 (2.33%) WinForms
16 11 (1.97%) RESTful
16 11 (1.97%) JSON
17 10 (1.79%) WPF
17 10 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.15%) Clustering
4 11 (1.97%) Statistics
5 10 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.43%) Replication
6 8 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.07%) Data Extraction
8 6 (1.07%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.89%) iSeries
9 5 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.72%) GIS
10 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.54%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.54%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 88 (15.74%) Windows
2 55 (9.84%) Linux
3 20 (3.58%) UNIX
4 14 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.07%) Solaris
6 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.89%) Android
7 4 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (27.37%) Business Intelligence
2 122 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (14.85%) ETL
4 65 (11.63%) MVC
5 62 (11.09%) SDLC
6 57 (10.20%) Scrum
7 55 (9.84%) CRM
8 43 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
9 38 (6.80%) Mentoring
10 29 (5.19%) Software Engineering
11 28 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
12 27 (4.83%) Dashboard Development
13 25 (4.47%) ITIL
14 24 (4.29%) Web Development
15 22 (3.94%) OO
15 22 (3.94%) Migration
16 20 (3.58%) Software Testing
17 19 (3.40%) TDD
17 19 (3.40%) E-Commerce
17 19 (3.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 140 (25.04%) T-SQL
2 134 (23.97%) C#
3 92 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 76 (13.60%) Java
5 52 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 34 (6.08%) C++
7 31 (5.55%) Python
8 29 (5.19%) VB.NET
8 29 (5.19%) PHP
9 21 (3.76%) Perl
10 19 (3.40%) VB
11 18 (3.22%) C
12 11 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.61%) VB6
14 8 (1.43%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.25%) Erlang
15 7 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.89%) RPG/400
16 5 (0.89%) RPG IV
16 5 (0.89%) RPG
Qualifications
1 79 (14.13%) Degree
2 22 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.50%) ISEB
4 12 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.97%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.43%) MCSE
7 7 (1.25%) HND
8 6 (1.07%) MCSA
8 6 (1.07%) MCDBA
9 5 (0.89%) CCNA
9 5 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.89%) MCITP
10 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.36%) MCTS
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.36%) RHCE
12 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.58%) SLA
2 19 (3.40%) QA
3 5 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.72%) Snort
4 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) SCCM
1 3 (0.54%) SCOM
1 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.36%) WSUS
3 1 (0.18%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Graphite
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.18%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 203 (36.31%) Microsoft
2 104 (18.60%) Oracle
3 36 (6.44%) Cognos
4 16 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
4 16 (2.86%) VMware
5 14 (2.50%) Teradata
6 10 (1.79%) Cisco
7 9 (1.61%) Informatica
8 8 (1.43%) Tableau
9 6 (1.07%) Talend
9 6 (1.07%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.07%) Remedy
10 5 (0.89%) SAP
10 5 (0.89%) Citrix
11 4 (0.72%) Lotus
11 4 (0.72%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.72%) HP
11 4 (0.72%) ESRI
11 4 (0.72%) Perforce
12 3 (0.54%) Ab Initio
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Competitive Salary & excellent career development
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago