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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 319 297 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.46% 22.64% 22.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.00% 40.46% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 281 275 210
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 £26,350 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
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
651 734 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.92% 55.95% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 564 678 454
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +2 290 £35,000 +7.69% 49
West Wales +3 14 £32,500 +18.18% 8
North Wales -11 2 £33,250 +31.68% 6
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 231 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 172 (30.66%) Microsoft
3 166 (29.59%) .NET
4 147 (26.20%) HTML
5 132 (23.53%) C#
6 125 (22.28%) Java
7 124 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (21.03%) Windows
9 115 (20.50%) JavaScript
10 114 (20.32%) XML
11 111 (19.79%) T-SQL
12 109 (19.43%) Oracle
13 101 (18.00%) CSS
14 97 (17.29%) Degree
15 94 (16.76%) ASP.NET
16 88 (15.69%) MS Excel
17 84 (14.97%) Finance
18 82 (14.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 80 (14.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 77 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
21 69 (12.30%) .NET Framework
22 66 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
23 63 (11.23%) Web Services
24 59 (10.52%) WCF
25 58 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 56 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
27 55 (9.80%) VMware
27 55 (9.80%) MVC
28 54 (9.63%) WinForms
28 54 (9.63%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 40 (7.13%) IIS
2 23 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.50%) SAS
6 11 (1.96%) CMS
6 11 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.60%) Apache
8 9 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.89%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.71%) Commerce Server
12 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.36%) OpenROAD
13 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 88 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.21%) MS Office
3 10 (1.78%) MS Project
4 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.60%) INSURE/90
2 5 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.36%) Line 500
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.50%) PaaS
2 14 (2.50%) IaaS
3 7 (1.25%) SaaS
4 4 (0.71%) Office 365
4 4 (0.71%) Trello
4 4 (0.71%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.35%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.92%) SAN
3 20 (3.57%) Internet
4 14 (2.50%) Firewall
5 12 (2.14%) DNS
5 12 (2.14%) HTTP
6 11 (1.96%) NAS
7 9 (1.60%) VoIP
8 7 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (1.25%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (0.89%) SNMP
9 5 (0.89%) WAN
9 5 (0.89%) LAN
10 3 (0.53%) SSL
10 3 (0.53%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.36%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.36%) DVB
11 2 (0.36%) VLAN
11 2 (0.36%) DHCP
12 1 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 82 (14.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (14.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (9.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (7.66%) Relational Database
9 33 (5.88%) Oracle Database
10 30 (5.35%) Crystal Reports
11 29 (5.17%) OLAP
12 20 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (3.21%) RDBMS
15 16 (2.85%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
18 9 (1.60%) MySQL
18 9 (1.60%) DB2
19 5 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (9.63%) Visual Studio
2 27 (4.81%) JUnit
2 27 (4.81%) Selenium
3 22 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 18 (3.21%) Eclipse
6 17 (3.03%) NUnit
6 17 (3.03%) MSTest
6 17 (3.03%) Moq
7 16 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (2.85%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (2.14%) Subversion
8 12 (2.14%) Maven
9 11 (1.96%) ClearQuest
10 9 (1.60%) JIRA
10 9 (1.60%) Mercurial
10 9 (1.60%) Rational Application Developer
11 8 (1.43%) PowerBuilder
11 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (1.25%) Cucumber
General
1 84 (14.97%) Finance
2 35 (6.24%) Banking
3 31 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.03%) Legal
4 17 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.03%) Marketing
5 15 (2.67%) Advertising
6 14 (2.50%) Retail
7 8 (1.43%) Electronics
8 5 (0.89%) Games
9 4 (0.71%) Law
10 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.53%) Billing
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 245 (43.67%) Developer
2 161 (28.70%) Analyst
3 64 (11.41%) .NET Developer
4 54 (9.63%) Senior Developer
5 43 (7.66%) Software Developer
6 33 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 33 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 31 (5.53%) Support Analyst
7 31 (5.53%) Test Engineer
8 29 (5.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 26 (4.63%) Java Developer
10 25 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (4.46%) Test Analyst
11 24 (4.28%) C# Developer
12 23 (4.10%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
13 21 (3.74%) Programmer
13 21 (3.74%) ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (3.57%) Junior
15 19 (3.39%) Applications Support
15 19 (3.39%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (29.59%) .NET
2 147 (26.20%) HTML
3 114 (20.32%) XML
4 101 (18.00%) CSS
5 94 (16.76%) ASP.NET
6 69 (12.30%) .NET Framework
7 63 (11.23%) Web Services
8 59 (10.52%) WCF
9 58 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 54 (9.63%) jQuery
10 54 (9.63%) WinForms
11 35 (6.24%) SOAP
12 32 (5.70%) HTML5
13 30 (5.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 24 (4.28%) Spring
15 23 (4.10%) J2EE
16 18 (3.21%) Hibernate
17 17 (3.03%) Ajax
17 17 (3.03%) LINQ
18 16 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.63%) Clustering
3 23 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.32%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.14%) N-Tier
7 11 (1.96%) Replication
7 11 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.60%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.43%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.25%) GIS
11 6 (1.07%) Statistics
11 6 (1.07%) Open Source
11 6 (1.07%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.89%) DTV
13 4 (0.71%) iPhone
14 3 (0.53%) Grid Computing
14 3 (0.53%) Social Network
15 2 (0.36%) STB
Operating Systems
1 118 (21.03%) Windows
2 39 (6.95%) UNIX
3 37 (6.60%) Linux
4 31 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.39%) Android
7 17 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.71%) AIX
11 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.18%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (9.80%) MVC
4 51 (9.09%) OO
5 50 (8.91%) Scrum
6 42 (7.49%) Software Engineering
6 42 (7.49%) Unit Testing
6 42 (7.49%) ETL
7 36 (6.42%) ITIL
8 34 (6.06%) TDD
8 34 (6.06%) Data Analysis
9 28 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (4.63%) Web Development
11 26 (4.63%) E-Commerce
12 24 (4.28%) OOD
12 24 (4.28%) Mentoring
13 23 (4.10%) Test Scripting
14 21 (3.74%) Waterfall
15 19 (3.39%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 132 (23.53%) C#
2 125 (22.28%) Java
3 115 (20.50%) JavaScript
4 111 (19.79%) T-SQL
5 43 (7.66%) VB.NET
6 35 (6.24%) C++
7 34 (6.06%) RPG
8 25 (4.46%) PHP
9 24 (4.28%) VB
10 20 (3.57%) Perl
11 19 (3.39%) Groovy
12 18 (3.21%) RPG IV
12 18 (3.21%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.85%) VBA
14 15 (2.67%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.50%) Korn
16 12 (2.14%) Python
17 9 (1.60%) C
17 9 (1.60%) RPG/400
18 8 (1.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 97 (17.29%) Degree
2 30 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.74%) ISEB
4 16 (2.85%) MCSE
5 12 (2.14%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.78%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.60%) CCNA
9 7 (1.25%) MCP
10 6 (1.07%) RHCE
11 5 (0.89%) MCSA
12 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.53%) HND
13 3 (0.53%) MCITP
14 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.36%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.36%) MCSD
14 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.57%) QA
2 17 (3.03%) SLA
3 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.60%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.71%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.36%) Snort
7 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.25%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.89%) BladeLogic
2 5 (0.89%) BMC Performance Manager
2 5 (0.89%) SCOM
2 5 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.53%) SCDPM
3 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.36%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 172 (30.66%) Microsoft
2 109 (19.43%) Oracle
3 55 (9.80%) VMware
4 33 (5.88%) Cisco
5 18 (3.21%) IBM
6 17 (3.03%) SAP
7 13 (2.32%) HP
8 12 (2.14%) Citrix
9 9 (1.60%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.25%) Sage
11 6 (1.07%) Remedy
12 5 (0.89%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.89%) BMC
12 5 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.89%) Cognos
13 4 (0.71%) Sybase
13 4 (0.71%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.71%) T-Plan
14 3 (0.53%) Veeam
14 3 (0.53%) Facebook
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Flintshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified £40 - £45k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified £35-43k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Training, Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £37000 to £41000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000. - £25000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ITF Solutions
Salary: £24500 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £23000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago