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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 363 334 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.44% 24.38% 22.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.50% 44.71% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 310 300 217
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £22,500
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
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
654 747 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.43% 54.53% 55.92%
Number of salaries quoted 558 642 528
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,450 £47,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 0 306 £35,000 - 39
West Wales +7 25 £26,000 -30.66% 1
North Wales +3 24 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Mid Wales - 5 £32,000 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 258 (36.34%) SQL Server
2 254 (35.77%) .NET
3 225 (31.69%) C#
4 211 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
5 200 (28.17%) Microsoft
6 182 (25.63%) HTML
7 179 (25.21%) ASP.NET
8 167 (23.52%) CSS
9 166 (23.38%) Oracle
10 159 (22.39%) MVC
11 158 (22.25%) JavaScript
12 133 (18.73%) Finance
13 118 (16.62%) Java
14 117 (16.48%) MS Excel
14 117 (16.48%) jQuery
15 106 (14.93%) Windows
16 104 (14.65%) Degree
17 91 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
18 88 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
19 86 (12.11%) XML
20 85 (11.97%) Scrum
21 81 (11.41%) Web Services
22 78 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
23 77 (10.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 70 (9.86%) T-SQL
25 67 (9.44%) SDLC
26 66 (9.30%) OO
27 65 (9.15%) Software Engineering
27 65 (9.15%) Computer Science
28 64 (9.01%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 36 (5.07%) SAS
2 22 (3.10%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.96%) IIS
4 19 (2.68%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.11%) Apache
6 11 (1.55%) Node.js
7 9 (1.27%) WildFly
8 8 (1.13%) JBoss
9 7 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.85%) CMS
10 6 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.42%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.42%) Drupal
14 2 (0.28%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 117 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 46 (6.48%) MS Office
3 20 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.85%) SPSS
5 5 (0.70%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.42%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.14%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.66%) SaaS
2 17 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.11%) Office 365
4 8 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.42%) GitHub
5 3 (0.42%) IaaS
5 3 (0.42%) PaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.39%) HTTP
2 14 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.69%) Internet
3 12 (1.69%) tcpdump
4 10 (1.41%) Firewall
4 10 (1.41%) Intranet
4 10 (1.41%) SAN
5 7 (0.99%) DNS
5 7 (0.99%) NAS
6 6 (0.85%) WAN
7 5 (0.70%) LAN
8 3 (0.42%) FTP
8 3 (0.42%) VoIP
9 2 (0.28%) AMQP
9 2 (0.28%) Extranet
9 2 (0.28%) VPN
10 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.14%) Skype
10 1 (0.14%) WebEx
10 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (36.34%) SQL Server
2 77 (10.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (8.03%) MySQL
5 53 (7.46%) Oracle Database
6 45 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 38 (5.35%) Relational Database
9 37 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (4.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 30 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
13 20 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
15 18 (2.54%) OLAP
15 18 (2.54%) QlikView
16 16 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
17 15 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 13 (1.83%) SAS EBI
19 12 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (6.76%) Visual Studio
2 43 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 36 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (4.93%) Subversion
5 26 (3.66%) Maven
6 23 (3.24%) SoapUI
7 18 (2.54%) JUnit
8 17 (2.39%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.97%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.27%) Ant
10 9 (1.27%) ClearQuest
10 9 (1.27%) Hudson
10 9 (1.27%) Selenium
11 7 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.85%) Moq
12 6 (0.85%) NetBeans
12 6 (0.85%) NUnit
12 6 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (0.70%) JMeter
General
1 133 (18.73%) Finance
2 46 (6.48%) Advertising
3 28 (3.94%) Manufacturing
4 21 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.97%) Marketing
6 8 (1.13%) Electronics
6 8 (1.13%) Legal
7 7 (0.99%) Banking
7 7 (0.99%) Law
8 6 (0.85%) Back Office
8 6 (0.85%) Retail
9 5 (0.70%) Games
10 3 (0.42%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 361 (50.85%) Developer
2 194 (27.32%) Analyst
3 136 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 75 (10.56%) C# Developer
5 73 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 68 (9.58%) Senior Developer
7 61 (8.59%) SQL Developer
8 59 (8.31%) Support Analyst
9 53 (7.46%) Software Developer
10 45 (6.34%) SQL Analyst
11 44 (6.20%) Java Developer
12 43 (6.06%) Test Analyst
13 39 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 39 (5.49%) DBA
14 38 (5.35%) Senior .NET Developer
15 32 (4.51%) Web Developer
16 31 (4.37%) Software Engineer
17 30 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
18 28 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 28 (3.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (35.77%) .NET
2 182 (25.63%) HTML
3 179 (25.21%) ASP.NET
4 167 (23.52%) CSS
5 117 (16.48%) jQuery
6 88 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 86 (12.11%) XML
8 81 (11.41%) Web Services
9 58 (8.17%) SOAP
10 55 (7.75%) HTML5
11 52 (7.32%) CSS3
12 47 (6.62%) WCF
13 37 (5.21%) AngularJS
14 30 (4.23%) Spring
15 27 (3.80%) .NET Framework
15 27 (3.80%) Hibernate
16 25 (3.52%) Java EE
17 22 (3.10%) Ajax
18 20 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
18 20 (2.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (9.15%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (1.69%) iSeries
4 12 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 10 (1.41%) Grid Computing
6 8 (1.13%) Visualisation
7 7 (0.99%) Informatics
8 6 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 6 (0.85%) User Experience
9 5 (0.70%) AS400
9 5 (0.70%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.70%) Data Extraction
9 5 (0.70%) Fintech
10 4 (0.56%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.56%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.42%) Health Informatics
11 3 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 106 (14.93%) Windows
2 64 (9.01%) Linux
3 62 (8.73%) Unix
4 35 (4.93%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.85%) Android
8 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (22.39%) MVC
3 91 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 85 (11.97%) Scrum
5 67 (9.44%) SDLC
6 66 (9.30%) OO
7 65 (9.15%) Software Engineering
8 57 (8.03%) ETL
9 45 (6.34%) Data Analysis
10 40 (5.63%) ITIL
10 40 (5.63%) Web Development
11 36 (5.07%) Data Modelling
12 35 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
12 35 (4.93%) Project Management
12 35 (4.93%) Validation
13 33 (4.65%) OOD
14 32 (4.51%) Test Scripting
15 31 (4.37%) Waterfall
16 30 (4.23%) Mentoring
17 29 (4.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 225 (31.69%) C#
2 158 (22.25%) JavaScript
3 118 (16.62%) Java
4 70 (9.86%) T-SQL
5 62 (8.73%) VB.NET
6 59 (8.31%) C++
7 57 (8.03%) PL/SQL
8 38 (5.35%) PHP
9 30 (4.23%) C
10 22 (3.10%) Python
10 22 (3.10%) VB
11 18 (2.54%) VBA
12 13 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.69%) Erlang
13 12 (1.69%) Haskell
13 12 (1.69%) Lisp
14 9 (1.27%) Perl
15 7 (0.99%) VB6
16 6 (0.85%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 104 (14.65%) Degree
2 42 (5.92%) ISEB
3 26 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.54%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.99%) HND
10 3 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.42%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.28%) MCSE
11 2 (0.28%) OCP
11 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.14%) CCNA
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.51%) QA
2 22 (3.10%) SLA
3 5 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.42%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.69%) Snort
3 8 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.28%) Puppet
3 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.14%) Nagios
3 1 (0.14%) OpenView
3 1 (0.14%) OPNET
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) SCOM
3 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.14%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 200 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 166 (23.38%) Oracle
3 22 (3.10%) SAP
4 18 (2.54%) Tableau
5 16 (2.25%) VMware
6 15 (2.11%) IBM
7 14 (1.97%) Cisco
8 13 (1.83%) Adobe
8 13 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
9 10 (1.41%) Sage
10 6 (0.85%) Sun
10 6 (0.85%) Talend
10 6 (0.85%) Zend
11 5 (0.70%) HP
11 5 (0.70%) Remedy
11 5 (0.70%) Sybase
12 4 (0.56%) Citrix
12 4 (0.56%) Greenplum
12 4 (0.56%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.56%) Unisys
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Wales
Sonovate
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Shares and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Langley James
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £47000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, Flexi
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps IT
Salary: Up tp £30k p.a. plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff with some Remote Working
TRG
Salary: 50000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago