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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 340 324 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.48% 24.29% 25.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.97% 38.62% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 312 296 252
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
667 839 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.95% 62.89% 59.79%
Number of salaries quoted 599 761 595
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +4 314 £32,500 -7.14% 57
North Wales -3 18 £32,500 -7.14% 5
West Wales -6 6 £37,500 +20.96%
Mid Wales - 1 £21,750 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 264 (40.12%) SQL Server
2 211 (32.07%) Microsoft
3 164 (24.92%) Finance
4 147 (22.34%) .NET
5 144 (21.88%) XML
6 141 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 135 (20.52%) Oracle
8 133 (20.21%) HTML
9 123 (18.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 122 (18.54%) C#
11 119 (18.09%) MS Excel
12 118 (17.93%) Java
13 117 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 117 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
14 113 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
15 108 (16.41%) SQL Server 2008
16 105 (15.96%) JavaScript
17 99 (15.05%) Degree
18 91 (13.83%) CSS
19 89 (13.53%) Windows
20 88 (13.37%) ASP.NET
21 79 (12.01%) ETL
22 75 (11.40%) PL/SQL
23 70 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
23 70 (10.64%) Manufacturing
24 66 (10.03%) SQL Server 2012
25 63 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 60 (9.12%) jQuery
27 57 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
27 57 (8.66%) Oracle EBS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (4.26%) IIS
2 19 (2.89%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (2.43%) Apache
5 15 (2.28%) SAS
6 14 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.52%) OpenROAD
8 7 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.76%) CMS
10 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.46%) Node.js
11 3 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.30%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.30%) Confluence
12 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 119 (18.09%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.74%) MS Office
3 14 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.91%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.76%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) EViews
Business Applications
1 57 (8.66%) Oracle EBS
1 57 (8.66%) Oracle Applications
2 55 (8.36%) Oracle 11i
3 46 (6.99%) Oracle Financials
4 45 (6.84%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 36 (5.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 35 (5.32%) Oracle Payables
6 35 (5.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 27 (4.10%) Oracle Assets
8 11 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.46%) INSURE/90
12 2 (0.30%) Line 500
13 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.98%) PaaS
3 12 (1.82%) SaaS
4 10 (1.52%) IaaS
5 4 (0.61%) Trello
5 4 (0.61%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.10%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.58%) SAN
3 14 (2.13%) Internet
4 12 (1.82%) HTTP
5 11 (1.67%) VoIP
6 9 (1.37%) Firewall
7 8 (1.22%) DNS
7 8 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (1.22%) NAS
8 6 (0.91%) LAN
9 5 (0.76%) WAN
9 5 (0.76%) Intranet
10 3 (0.46%) SSL
10 3 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.46%) DHCP
10 3 (0.46%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (40.12%) SQL Server
2 123 (18.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 117 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 108 (16.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 70 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (10.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 63 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (7.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 48 (7.29%) Oracle Discoverer
10 44 (6.69%) Relational Database
11 34 (5.17%) Crystal Reports
11 34 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (4.86%) OLAP
13 28 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (4.10%) Oracle Database
15 25 (3.80%) OLAP Cube
15 25 (3.80%) MySQL
16 21 (3.19%) OLTP
17 16 (2.43%) Data Mining
18 15 (2.28%) DTS
Development Applications
1 50 (7.60%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.58%) JUnit
3 16 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (2.43%) SoapUI
4 13 (1.98%) MSTest
4 13 (1.98%) Moq
4 13 (1.98%) NUnit
5 11 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 11 (1.67%) Selenium
6 10 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.37%) Subversion
8 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.06%) NetBeans
10 6 (0.91%) Maven
10 6 (0.91%) PowerBuilder
11 5 (0.76%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.61%) Ant
12 4 (0.61%) Mockito
12 4 (0.61%) EasyMock
General
1 164 (24.92%) Finance
2 70 (10.64%) Manufacturing
3 31 (4.71%) Banking
4 25 (3.80%) Advertising
5 21 (3.19%) Retail
6 19 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.28%) Marketing
8 14 (2.13%) Legal
9 8 (1.22%) Electronics
10 6 (0.91%) Welsh Language
11 5 (0.76%) Games
12 3 (0.46%) Automotive
12 3 (0.46%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 277 (42.10%) Developer
2 202 (30.70%) Analyst
3 76 (11.55%) Senior Developer
4 55 (8.36%) Oracle Analyst
5 50 (7.60%) DBA
6 47 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 40 (6.08%) Software Developer
8 38 (5.78%) Programmer
8 38 (5.78%) Java Developer
9 37 (5.62%) Business Analyst
9 37 (5.62%) SQL Developer
10 36 (5.47%) SQL DBA
11 34 (5.17%) Administrator
12 31 (4.71%) Software Engineer
13 28 (4.26%) Test Engineer
14 27 (4.10%) Junior
15 25 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 24 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 23 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
18 22 (3.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (22.34%) .NET
2 144 (21.88%) XML
3 133 (20.21%) HTML
4 91 (13.83%) CSS
5 88 (13.37%) ASP.NET
6 60 (9.12%) jQuery
7 45 (6.84%) Web Services
8 38 (5.78%) .NET Framework
9 35 (5.32%) WCF
9 35 (5.32%) HTML5
9 35 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 32 (4.86%) WinForms
11 30 (4.56%) SOAP
12 26 (3.95%) Spring
13 24 (3.65%) Ajax
14 20 (3.04%) J2EE
15 14 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (1.98%) LINQ
16 13 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (1.98%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.02%) Clustering
3 21 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.28%) Statistics
5 13 (1.98%) Replication
6 11 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.06%) Open Source
9 6 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.76%) User Experience
10 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.76%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.61%) Grid Computing
11 4 (0.61%) Wiki
11 4 (0.61%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.61%) iPad
12 3 (0.46%) iPhone
12 3 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.53%) Windows
2 33 (5.02%) UNIX
3 25 (3.80%) Linux
4 23 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.91%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.61%) Android
8 4 (0.61%) CentOS
8 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.30%) OS/2
11 1 (0.15%) AIX
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
3 79 (12.01%) ETL
4 51 (7.75%) OO
4 51 (7.75%) MVC
5 46 (6.99%) Unit Testing
6 41 (6.23%) ITIL
7 40 (6.08%) Software Engineering
8 34 (5.17%) TDD
8 34 (5.17%) Scrum
9 30 (4.56%) E-Commerce
9 30 (4.56%) Project Management
9 30 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
10 29 (4.41%) Migration
10 29 (4.41%) Data Analysis
11 28 (4.26%) Data Migration
12 27 (4.10%) Mentoring
13 25 (3.80%) CRM
14 24 (3.65%) OOD
15 23 (3.50%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 141 (21.43%) T-SQL
2 122 (18.54%) C#
3 118 (17.93%) Java
4 105 (15.96%) JavaScript
5 75 (11.40%) PL/SQL
6 41 (6.23%) PHP
6 41 (6.23%) C++
7 36 (5.47%) VB.NET
8 24 (3.65%) RPG
9 23 (3.50%) VB
10 20 (3.04%) VBA
11 18 (2.74%) Python
12 14 (2.13%) Perl
13 10 (1.52%) C
13 10 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.52%) Groovy
14 9 (1.37%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.37%) Korn
15 7 (1.06%) Erlang
15 7 (1.06%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 99 (15.05%) Degree
2 30 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.98%) MCSE
4 12 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.52%) CCNA
5 10 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.06%) ISEB
8 6 (0.91%) MCP
8 6 (0.91%) MCDBA
8 6 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.46%) RHCE
10 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.30%) MCITP
10 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.30%) MCSD
10 2 (0.30%) MCSA
10 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.30%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.74%) SLA
2 15 (2.28%) QA
3 6 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 9 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.46%) Snort
6 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.76%) SCOM
2 3 (0.46%) SCDPM
2 3 (0.46%) WSUS
2 3 (0.46%) SCCM
3 2 (0.30%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.15%) Nagios
4 1 (0.15%) OPNET
4 1 (0.15%) OpenView
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 211 (32.07%) Microsoft
2 135 (20.52%) Oracle
3 52 (7.90%) VMware
4 33 (5.02%) Cisco
5 20 (3.04%) Cognos
6 15 (2.28%) SAP
7 14 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
8 13 (1.98%) Business Objects
9 11 (1.67%) HP
10 9 (1.37%) Citrix
11 7 (1.06%) NetApp
11 7 (1.06%) IBM
11 7 (1.06%) Sage
12 4 (0.61%) Remedy
12 4 (0.61%) LANDesk
12 4 (0.61%) Lotus
12 4 (0.61%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.61%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.61%) hybris
13 3 (0.46%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
BIAARS
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per day + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Glyndwr University
Salary: From £27,863 to £32,277 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Freshwater
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £45 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago