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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 339 228 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.02% 21.88% 27.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.12% 37.13% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 306 212 268
Average salary £34,750 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.20% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
735 614 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 54.24% 58.93% 60.98%
Number of salaries quoted 644 549 596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £47,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +2 309 £34,250 +0.73% 73
North Wales -1 23 £33,000 -8.96% 10
West Wales -1 5 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Mid Wales - 1 £21,750 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 259 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 217 (32.58%) Microsoft
3 192 (28.83%) Finance
4 153 (22.97%) Oracle
5 150 (22.52%) T-SQL
6 147 (22.07%) Business Intelligence
7 143 (21.47%) XML
8 139 (20.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 134 (20.12%) .NET
10 127 (19.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 117 (17.57%) HTML
12 112 (16.82%) MS Excel
13 109 (16.37%) ETL
14 105 (15.77%) C#
15 103 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
15 103 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
16 98 (14.71%) Degree
17 95 (14.26%) PL/SQL
18 91 (13.66%) Java
19 88 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
20 85 (12.76%) JavaScript
21 80 (12.01%) CSS
22 77 (11.56%) Windows
23 76 (11.41%) Manufacturing
24 74 (11.11%) ASP.NET
25 72 (10.81%) Oracle Applications
25 72 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
25 72 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 70 (10.51%) Oracle 11i
27 67 (10.06%) Oracle BI Publisher

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (3.30%) SAS
2 19 (2.85%) IIS
3 18 (2.70%) Apache
4 15 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.50%) CMS
5 10 (1.50%) OpenROAD
6 9 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.60%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.60%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.60%) Node.js
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.30%) Lync
11 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 112 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (2.10%) MS Office
4 7 (1.05%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.75%) MS Project
6 2 (0.30%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) EViews
Business Applications
1 72 (10.81%) Oracle Applications
1 72 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (10.51%) Oracle 11i
3 61 (9.16%) Oracle Financials
4 60 (9.01%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 47 (7.06%) Oracle General Ledger
6 46 (6.91%) Oracle Payables
6 46 (6.91%) Oracle Receivables
7 38 (5.71%) Oracle Assets
8 13 (1.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 11 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.60%) INSURE/90
12 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.30%) Line 500
13 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
13 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.95%) PaaS
3 11 (1.65%) SaaS
4 7 (1.05%) IaaS
5 3 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.15%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.10%) Internet
3 11 (1.65%) VoIP
4 10 (1.50%) HTTP
4 10 (1.50%) Firewall
5 9 (1.35%) SAN
6 8 (1.20%) LAN
7 7 (1.05%) Intranet
7 7 (1.05%) DNS
8 6 (0.90%) WAN
9 3 (0.45%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.45%) SSL
9 3 (0.45%) DHCP
9 3 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.30%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (0.30%) Network Security
10 2 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 139 (20.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 127 (19.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 103 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 88 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
6 72 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 67 (10.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 65 (9.76%) Oracle Discoverer
9 61 (9.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 45 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 43 (6.46%) Relational Database
12 36 (5.41%) Oracle Database
13 30 (4.50%) MySQL
13 30 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
13 30 (4.50%) OLTP
14 29 (4.35%) OLAP
15 27 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
16 22 (3.30%) DTS
17 19 (2.85%) OLAP Cube
18 18 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 18 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.80%) Subversion
4 11 (1.65%) JUnit
5 10 (1.50%) Eclipse
5 10 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (1.35%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.05%) Moq
8 7 (1.05%) Selenium
8 7 (1.05%) NUnit
8 7 (1.05%) NetBeans
9 6 (0.90%) Maven
9 6 (0.90%) Ant
9 6 (0.90%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.90%) MSTest
10 5 (0.75%) EasyMock
10 5 (0.75%) Mockito
11 4 (0.60%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 192 (28.83%) Finance
2 76 (11.41%) Manufacturing
3 34 (5.11%) Banking
4 33 (4.95%) Advertising
5 22 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.85%) Marketing
7 15 (2.25%) Retail
8 8 (1.20%) Billing
8 8 (1.20%) Legal
9 6 (0.90%) Welsh Language
10 5 (0.75%) Electronics
11 4 (0.60%) Games
11 4 (0.60%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 279 (41.89%) Developer
2 232 (34.83%) Analyst
3 75 (11.26%) Senior Developer
4 70 (10.51%) Oracle Analyst
5 69 (10.36%) DBA
6 46 (6.91%) SQL DBA
7 43 (6.46%) Java Developer
8 39 (5.86%) .NET Developer
8 39 (5.86%) SQL Developer
9 37 (5.56%) Programmer
9 37 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 36 (5.41%) Administrator
11 34 (5.11%) Business Analyst
11 34 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 31 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 30 (4.50%) Junior
14 29 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
15 25 (3.75%) Junior Analyst
16 23 (3.45%) Software Engineer
17 21 (3.15%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (21.47%) XML
2 134 (20.12%) .NET
3 117 (17.57%) HTML
4 80 (12.01%) CSS
5 74 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 57 (8.56%) jQuery
7 37 (5.56%) Web Services
8 36 (5.41%) .NET Framework
9 34 (5.11%) HTML5
10 31 (4.65%) Ajax
11 29 (4.35%) Spring
12 26 (3.90%) SOAP
13 23 (3.45%) WCF
14 21 (3.15%) J2EE
15 20 (3.00%) WinForms
16 18 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 14 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (1.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 13 (1.95%) Hibernate
19 12 (1.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.75%) Clustering
3 19 (2.85%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.70%) Statistics
5 17 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.50%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.05%) Replication
9 6 (0.90%) Credit Risk
9 6 (0.90%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.75%) User Experience
10 5 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.75%) iPad
10 5 (0.75%) Wiki
11 4 (0.60%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.45%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.45%) GIS
12 3 (0.45%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.56%) Windows
2 26 (3.90%) UNIX
3 17 (2.55%) Linux
3 17 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.75%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.60%) CentOS
7 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.45%) Android
8 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.15%) OS/2
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (22.07%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (16.37%) ETL
3 103 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (7.81%) MVC
5 50 (7.51%) Unit Testing
6 42 (6.31%) OO
7 37 (5.56%) Migration
8 36 (5.41%) ITIL
8 36 (5.41%) Scrum
8 36 (5.41%) Data Migration
9 33 (4.95%) Data Analysis
9 33 (4.95%) Project Management
9 33 (4.95%) CRM
10 29 (4.35%) TDD
10 29 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 27 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 26 (3.90%) Kimball Methodology
13 24 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (3.45%) E-Commerce
15 22 (3.30%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 150 (22.52%) T-SQL
2 105 (15.77%) C#
3 95 (14.26%) PL/SQL
4 91 (13.66%) Java
5 85 (12.76%) JavaScript
6 33 (4.95%) PHP
7 32 (4.80%) VB.NET
8 26 (3.90%) C++
9 24 (3.60%) VB
10 21 (3.15%) VBA
10 21 (3.15%) RPG
11 15 (2.25%) Python
12 10 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.50%) Perl
13 8 (1.20%) C
14 7 (1.05%) Delphi
15 6 (0.90%) VB6
15 6 (0.90%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.75%) RPG/400
16 5 (0.75%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 98 (14.71%) Degree
2 30 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.95%) MCSE
4 12 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.50%) CCNA
6 9 (1.35%) MCDBA
7 8 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.20%) ISEB
8 6 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.90%) MCP
9 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.30%) MCITP
9 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.15%) MCSA
10 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.70%) SLA
2 14 (2.10%) QA
3 6 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) Basel II
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.90%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.45%) Snort
6 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Firmware
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.45%) SCDPM
2 3 (0.45%) WSUS
2 3 (0.45%) SCCM
2 3 (0.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.15%) Nagios
3 1 (0.15%) OPNET
3 1 (0.15%) OpenView
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 217 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 153 (22.97%) Oracle
3 41 (6.16%) VMware
4 36 (5.41%) Cognos
5 29 (4.35%) Cisco
6 20 (3.00%) MicroStrategy
7 13 (1.95%) Business Objects
7 13 (1.95%) SAP
7 13 (1.95%) Teradata
8 11 (1.65%) HP
9 9 (1.35%) Citrix
10 8 (1.20%) Sage
11 7 (1.05%) Informatica
11 7 (1.05%) NetApp
12 6 (0.90%) IBM
13 5 (0.75%) hybris
13 5 (0.75%) Remedy
14 4 (0.60%) LANDesk
14 4 (0.60%) Lotus
14 4 (0.60%) Red Hat
Wrexham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 per annum + FANTASTIC benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Healthcare, Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North Wales
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago