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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 296 281 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.66% 22.02% 21.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.84% 40.55% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 264 261 207
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
632 693 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.39% 54.31% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 557 637 463
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 0 275 £35,000 +3.70% 47
West Wales -1 11 £32,500 +18.18% 8
North Wales -13 1 £42,500 +77.08% 5
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 225 (41.59%) SQL Server
2 168 (31.05%) Microsoft
3 163 (30.13%) .NET
4 153 (28.28%) HTML
5 131 (24.21%) C#
6 126 (23.29%) JavaScript
7 123 (22.74%) Java
8 119 (22.00%) Windows
9 117 (21.63%) XML
10 114 (21.07%) CSS
11 104 (19.22%) T-SQL
11 104 (19.22%) Oracle
12 99 (18.30%) Degree
13 97 (17.93%) ASP.NET
14 77 (14.23%) Finance
14 77 (14.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 75 (13.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 75 (13.86%) MS Excel
16 74 (13.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 70 (12.94%) .NET Framework
17 70 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
18 66 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
19 65 (12.01%) Web Services
20 63 (11.65%) MVC
21 59 (10.91%) jQuery
22 58 (10.72%) WCF
23 57 (10.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 52 (9.61%) WinForms
25 51 (9.43%) VMware
26 50 (9.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 42 (7.76%) IIS
2 31 (5.73%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.14%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.40%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.22%) SAS
6 12 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.03%) CMS
8 10 (1.85%) Apache
9 9 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.74%) Commerce Server
13 3 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.18%) FileNet
Applications
1 75 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.96%) MS Office
3 9 (1.66%) MS Project
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) INSURE/90
2 6 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.37%) Line 500
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.40%) PaaS
2 13 (2.40%) IaaS
3 6 (1.11%) SaaS
4 4 (0.74%) Office 365
4 4 (0.74%) Trello
4 4 (0.74%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.55%) TCP/IP
2 24 (4.44%) Internet
2 24 (4.44%) SAN
3 16 (2.96%) Firewall
4 12 (2.22%) DNS
5 11 (2.03%) HTTP
5 11 (2.03%) NAS
6 8 (1.48%) VoIP
7 7 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (1.29%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (0.92%) WAN
8 5 (0.92%) LAN
8 5 (0.92%) SNMP
9 3 (0.55%) DVB
9 3 (0.55%) SSL
10 2 (0.37%) DHCP
10 2 (0.37%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.37%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (41.59%) SQL Server
2 77 (14.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (13.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (13.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (9.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (8.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 44 (8.13%) Relational Database
8 43 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (6.47%) Oracle Database
10 26 (4.81%) OLAP
11 25 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (3.88%) RDBMS
13 20 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (3.14%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (3.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (2.22%) DB2
16 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (1.48%) MySQL
18 5 (0.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 49 (9.06%) Visual Studio
2 29 (5.36%) JUnit
3 27 (4.99%) Selenium
4 23 (4.25%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 18 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
6 17 (3.14%) Eclipse
7 16 (2.96%) NUnit
7 16 (2.96%) MSTest
7 16 (2.96%) Moq
8 12 (2.22%) Rational Application Developer
8 12 (2.22%) Maven
9 11 (2.03%) ClearQuest
9 11 (2.03%) Subversion
10 10 (1.85%) Mercurial
11 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (1.66%) JIRA
12 8 (1.48%) PowerBuilder
13 6 (1.11%) Ant
General
1 77 (14.23%) Finance
2 45 (8.32%) Banking
3 42 (7.76%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.88%) Marketing
5 16 (2.96%) Legal
6 15 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.59%) Retail
8 13 (2.40%) Advertising
9 10 (1.85%) Electronics
10 5 (0.92%) Games
11 4 (0.74%) Back Office
11 4 (0.74%) Law
12 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.55%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 241 (44.55%) Developer
2 159 (29.39%) Analyst
3 62 (11.46%) .NET Developer
4 51 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 44 (8.13%) Software Developer
6 32 (5.91%) Support Analyst
7 30 (5.55%) Business Analyst
7 30 (5.55%) Test Engineer
7 30 (5.55%) Senior Analyst
8 28 (5.18%) Software Engineer
9 27 (4.99%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 24 (4.44%) Test Analyst
10 24 (4.44%) C# Developer
11 22 (4.07%) Java Developer
11 22 (4.07%) Programmer
11 22 (4.07%) Junior
11 22 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (3.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
13 20 (3.70%) SQL Developer
14 18 (3.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (30.13%) .NET
2 153 (28.28%) HTML
3 117 (21.63%) XML
4 114 (21.07%) CSS
5 97 (17.93%) ASP.NET
6 70 (12.94%) .NET Framework
7 65 (12.01%) Web Services
8 59 (10.91%) jQuery
9 58 (10.72%) WCF
10 57 (10.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 52 (9.61%) WinForms
12 35 (6.47%) HTML5
13 33 (6.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 32 (5.91%) SOAP
15 29 (5.36%) Spring
16 27 (4.99%) J2EE
17 23 (4.25%) Hibernate
18 22 (4.07%) LINQ
19 21 (3.88%) Ajax
20 15 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.81%) Clustering
2 23 (4.25%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.77%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.03%) N-Tier
6 11 (2.03%) Replication
7 10 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.48%) Credit Risk
9 8 (1.48%) GIS
10 7 (1.29%) DTV
11 6 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.11%) Open Source
12 4 (0.74%) Statistics
13 3 (0.55%) STB
13 3 (0.55%) Social Network
13 3 (0.55%) Arduino
13 3 (0.55%) iPhone
14 2 (0.37%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 119 (22.00%) Windows
2 41 (7.58%) Linux
3 38 (7.02%) UNIX
4 31 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (5.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (4.44%) Android
8 18 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.29%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.11%) AIX
10 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.18%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (11.65%) MVC
4 49 (9.06%) OO
5 47 (8.69%) Scrum
6 45 (8.32%) Unit Testing
7 41 (7.58%) ETL
8 40 (7.39%) Software Engineering
9 35 (6.47%) TDD
10 31 (5.73%) ITIL
11 29 (5.36%) Data Analysis
12 27 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (4.99%) Web Development
12 27 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (4.44%) Test Scripting
14 23 (4.25%) E-Commerce
14 23 (4.25%) OOD
15 22 (4.07%) Migration
16 21 (3.88%) UML
17 19 (3.51%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 131 (24.21%) C#
2 126 (23.29%) JavaScript
3 123 (22.74%) Java
4 104 (19.22%) T-SQL
5 47 (8.69%) VB.NET
6 39 (7.21%) C++
7 37 (6.84%) RPG
8 27 (4.99%) Perl
9 26 (4.81%) PHP
10 25 (4.62%) VB
11 24 (4.44%) RPG IV
12 19 (3.51%) Groovy
13 18 (3.33%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.77%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.59%) Korn
16 13 (2.40%) Python
17 12 (2.22%) RPG/400
17 12 (2.22%) VBA
18 7 (1.29%) C
19 6 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 99 (18.30%) Degree
2 29 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.07%) ISEB
4 15 (2.77%) MCSE
5 13 (2.40%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.48%) MCP
8 8 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.29%) CCNA
10 6 (1.11%) RHCE
11 4 (0.74%) MCSA
11 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.74%) HND
12 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.55%) MCITP
13 2 (0.37%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.51%) QA
2 18 (3.33%) SLA
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.74%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.37%) XenApp
8 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Snort
8 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.29%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.92%) BladeLogic
2 5 (0.92%) BMC Performance Manager
2 5 (0.92%) SCOM
2 5 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.55%) Nagios
3 3 (0.55%) SCDPM
3 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 168 (31.05%) Microsoft
2 104 (19.22%) Oracle
3 51 (9.43%) VMware
4 32 (5.91%) Cisco
5 23 (4.25%) IBM
6 18 (3.33%) SAP
7 14 (2.59%) HP
8 13 (2.40%) Citrix
9 10 (1.85%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.29%) Sage
11 6 (1.11%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.11%) Sybase
12 5 (0.92%) Cognos
12 5 (0.92%) Remedy
12 5 (0.92%) BMC
12 5 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.92%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.74%) T-Plan
14 3 (0.55%) Veeam
14 3 (0.55%) Google
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £350000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago