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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 254 237 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.98% 18.30% 24.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.58% 39.63% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 205 209 276
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,783 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
626 598 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 46.79% 46.18% 58.18%
Number of salaries quoted 544 539 660
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 215 £37,000 +11.27% 29
North Wales +2 30 £35,000 - 2
West Wales 0 6 £36,000 +44.00% 7
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 227 (38.74%) SQL Server
2 209 (35.67%) Microsoft
3 169 (28.84%) Business Intelligence
4 162 (27.65%) Finance
5 138 (23.55%) T-SQL
6 130 (22.18%) .NET
7 128 (21.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 127 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 120 (20.48%) Oracle
10 113 (19.28%) C#
11 108 (18.43%) MS Excel
12 103 (17.58%) ETL
12 103 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
13 99 (16.89%) XML
14 90 (15.36%) Degree
15 88 (15.02%) HTML
16 86 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
17 81 (13.82%) JavaScript
17 81 (13.82%) Windows
18 78 (13.31%) Java
19 77 (13.14%) ASP.NET
20 73 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
21 62 (10.58%) PL/SQL
22 61 (10.41%) CSS
23 57 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
24 56 (9.56%) SQL Server 2005
24 56 (9.56%) MVC
25 53 (9.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 46 (7.85%) CRM
26 46 (7.85%) SQL Server 2012

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (4.27%) SAS
2 20 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.73%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.56%) IIS
5 14 (2.39%) Apache
6 9 (1.54%) CMS
7 6 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.02%) JBoss
8 5 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.68%) Node.js
9 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.68%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.68%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.34%) Documentum
Applications
1 108 (18.43%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (3.41%) MS Office
4 6 (1.02%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.34%) SPSS
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) EViews
Business Applications
1 33 (5.63%) Oracle Applications
2 32 (5.46%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (5.46%) Oracle 11i
3 31 (5.29%) Oracle Financials
3 31 (5.29%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 19 (3.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 19 (3.24%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (3.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (3.24%) Oracle Assets
5 16 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (1.37%) INSURE/90
7 4 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.17%) SyteLine
9 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.17%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.90%) PaaS
2 14 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.22%) SaaS
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.51%) IaaS
4 3 (0.51%) Office 365
5 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.39%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.22%) Firewall
3 11 (1.88%) HTTP
4 10 (1.71%) DNS
4 10 (1.71%) Internet
5 8 (1.37%) Intranet
6 7 (1.19%) SAN
7 6 (1.02%) LAN
7 6 (1.02%) DHCP
8 5 (0.85%) SSL
8 5 (0.85%) VoIP
8 5 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.68%) WAN
9 4 (0.68%) VPN
9 4 (0.68%) Wireless
10 2 (0.34%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.34%) Network Security
11 1 (0.17%) SNMP
11 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (38.74%) SQL Server
2 128 (21.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 127 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
5 73 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (9.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 53 (9.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (7.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 39 (6.66%) Oracle Database
10 34 (5.80%) Oracle Discoverer
11 31 (5.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 30 (5.12%) Relational Database
12 30 (5.12%) MySQL
13 28 (4.78%) OLTP
14 24 (4.10%) DTS
14 24 (4.10%) Big Data
15 23 (3.92%) NoSQL
16 20 (3.41%) Data Mining
17 19 (3.24%) OLAP
18 18 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (4.61%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (2.90%) Selenium
4 14 (2.39%) Cucumber
5 13 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 12 (2.05%) Subversion
7 9 (1.54%) JUnit
8 8 (1.37%) NUnit
8 8 (1.37%) Maven
8 8 (1.37%) JIRA
8 8 (1.37%) Ant
9 7 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.19%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.19%) Behat
9 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.68%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.68%) Moq
11 4 (0.68%) Mockito
General
1 162 (27.65%) Finance
2 40 (6.83%) Manufacturing
3 34 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.29%) Advertising
5 29 (4.95%) Banking
6 23 (3.92%) Marketing
7 20 (3.41%) Retail
8 8 (1.37%) Billing
9 6 (1.02%) Welsh Language
9 6 (1.02%) Automotive
10 5 (0.85%) Law
11 4 (0.68%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) German Language
12 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 277 (47.27%) Developer
2 200 (34.13%) Analyst
3 82 (13.99%) DBA
4 62 (10.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 60 (10.24%) SQL DBA
6 56 (9.56%) .NET Developer
7 47 (8.02%) Senior Developer
8 46 (7.85%) Administrator
9 45 (7.68%) Senior Analyst
10 39 (6.66%) SQL Developer
11 33 (5.63%) Developer Analyst
12 32 (5.46%) Oracle Analyst
13 30 (5.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 25 (4.27%) Business Analyst
15 24 (4.10%) C# Developer
15 24 (4.10%) Java Developer
16 21 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
17 20 (3.41%) Senior Programmer
17 20 (3.41%) Senior Analyst Programmer
17 20 (3.41%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (22.18%) .NET
2 99 (16.89%) XML
3 88 (15.02%) HTML
4 77 (13.14%) ASP.NET
5 61 (10.41%) CSS
6 44 (7.51%) jQuery
7 36 (6.14%) Web Services
8 29 (4.95%) Ajax
9 24 (4.10%) .NET Framework
10 20 (3.41%) Spring
10 20 (3.41%) WCF
11 18 (3.07%) HTML5
11 18 (3.07%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.39%) RESTful
12 14 (2.39%) WinForms
12 14 (2.39%) Hibernate
13 13 (2.22%) J2EE
13 13 (2.22%) Entity Framework
14 12 (2.05%) REST
14 12 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.22%) Clustering
4 9 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.54%) Mathematics
4 9 (1.54%) Statistics
5 8 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.37%) Replication
6 7 (1.19%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.02%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.02%) GIS
8 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.68%) iPad
9 4 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.68%) Wiki
9 4 (0.68%) iSeries
9 4 (0.68%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.82%) Windows
2 45 (7.68%) Linux
3 22 (3.75%) UNIX
4 18 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.19%) Android
6 6 (1.02%) Solaris
7 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.68%) CentOS
8 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (28.84%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (17.58%) ETL
2 103 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (9.56%) MVC
4 46 (7.85%) CRM
5 42 (7.17%) Scrum
6 39 (6.66%) Unit Testing
7 36 (6.14%) Mentoring
8 34 (5.80%) Migration
9 31 (5.29%) Data Migration
10 30 (5.12%) Kimball Methodology
11 28 (4.78%) ITIL
12 25 (4.27%) TDD
13 24 (4.10%) OO
14 22 (3.75%) Web Development
14 22 (3.75%) Data Analysis
15 20 (3.41%) Software Engineering
15 20 (3.41%) E-Commerce
16 19 (3.24%) Automated Testing
16 19 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 138 (23.55%) T-SQL
2 113 (19.28%) C#
3 81 (13.82%) JavaScript
4 78 (13.31%) Java
5 62 (10.58%) PL/SQL
6 34 (5.80%) C++
6 34 (5.80%) PHP
7 29 (4.95%) VB.NET
8 28 (4.78%) Python
9 22 (3.75%) Perl
10 19 (3.24%) VB
11 17 (2.90%) C
12 11 (1.88%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.37%) RPG/400
13 8 (1.37%) RPG IV
13 8 (1.37%) VBA
13 8 (1.37%) RPG
14 7 (1.19%) VB6
15 6 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 90 (15.36%) Degree
2 28 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.39%) ISEB
4 12 (2.05%) MCSE
5 9 (1.54%) MCDBA
5 9 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.19%) HND
8 6 (1.02%) MCP
8 6 (1.02%) MCSA
8 6 (1.02%) CCNA
8 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.51%) MCITP
11 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.24%) SLA
1 19 (3.24%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 21 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) vSphere
3 2 (0.34%) Snort
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) SCCM
1 4 (0.68%) SCOM
1 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.51%) WSUS
3 1 (0.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 209 (35.67%) Microsoft
2 120 (20.48%) Oracle
3 38 (6.48%) Cognos
4 29 (4.95%) MicroStrategy
5 23 (3.92%) VMware
6 17 (2.90%) Teradata
7 14 (2.39%) Cisco
8 8 (1.37%) Citrix
8 8 (1.37%) Informatica
9 7 (1.19%) Remedy
9 7 (1.19%) HP
9 7 (1.19%) Tableau
10 6 (1.02%) Talend
10 6 (1.02%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.85%) SAP
11 5 (0.85%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.68%) hybris
12 4 (0.68%) NetApp
12 4 (0.68%) ESRI
13 3 (0.51%) Ab Initio
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year + pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £39,685 to £45,954 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
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Flintshire
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £18k - 25k per year + pension
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Salary: £30k - 38k per year + pension
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Salary: £22000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £28k per year + Excellent Benefits
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