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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 299 272 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.46% 20.33% 21.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.36% 42.77% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 238 247 248
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,675 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
723 636 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.90% 47.53% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 599 571 612
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 275 £35,000 +7.69% 29
North Wales -1 9 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Wales -3 5 £36,000 +54.83% 2
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 206 (37.39%) SQL Server
2 189 (34.30%) Microsoft
3 168 (30.49%) .NET
4 150 (27.22%) C#
5 146 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (24.14%) Finance
7 129 (23.41%) Business Intelligence
8 126 (22.87%) T-SQL
9 115 (20.87%) ASP.NET
10 114 (20.69%) MS Excel
11 108 (19.60%) HTML
12 107 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 105 (19.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 100 (18.15%) Oracle
15 96 (17.42%) JavaScript
16 94 (17.06%) Windows
17 90 (16.33%) Java
18 85 (15.43%) Degree
19 79 (14.34%) XML
20 76 (13.79%) MVC
21 74 (13.43%) CSS
22 73 (13.25%) Scrum
23 71 (12.89%) SDLC
24 65 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
25 63 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
26 60 (10.89%) ETL
27 59 (10.71%) Web Services
28 58 (10.53%) Linux
29 57 (10.34%) jQuery
29 57 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.90%) SAS
3 13 (2.36%) IIS
3 13 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.00%) Apache
5 6 (1.09%) JBoss
6 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.73%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.73%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.36%) CMS
9 2 (0.36%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.36%) Documentum
9 2 (0.36%) Node.js
10 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 114 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.26%) MS Office
3 12 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (1.63%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.27%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 5 (0.91%) INSURE/90
6 4 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.18%) SyteLine
7 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (2.18%) SaaS
2 11 (2.00%) PaaS
3 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.54%) Office 365
5 2 (0.36%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.36%) HTTP
1 13 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.63%) SAN
3 8 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (1.45%) Firewall
4 5 (0.91%) tcpdump
4 5 (0.91%) DNS
4 5 (0.91%) VPN
4 5 (0.91%) VoIP
4 5 (0.91%) DHCP
4 5 (0.91%) Intranet
4 5 (0.91%) Wireless
5 4 (0.73%) Internet
5 4 (0.73%) WAN
6 3 (0.54%) LAN
6 3 (0.54%) SSL
6 3 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.36%) SNMP
8 1 (0.18%) Skype
8 1 (0.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (37.39%) SQL Server
2 107 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 105 (19.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (8.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 39 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (5.99%) Oracle Database
10 25 (4.54%) Relational Database
11 24 (4.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (4.17%) MySQL
13 21 (3.81%) SQL Server 2000
14 20 (3.63%) DTS
15 19 (3.45%) OLTP
15 19 (3.45%) NoSQL
16 16 (2.90%) Big Data
17 14 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (8.71%) Visual Studio
2 23 (4.17%) Selenium
2 23 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 18 (3.27%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.09%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.72%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.18%) NetBeans
7 12 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (2.18%) Hudson
8 11 (2.00%) Maven
9 10 (1.81%) Subversion
9 10 (1.81%) JIRA
10 9 (1.63%) Behat
10 9 (1.63%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.09%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.91%) Ant
12 5 (0.91%) JMeter
12 5 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 133 (24.14%) Finance
2 29 (5.26%) Marketing
3 27 (4.90%) Advertising
4 19 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.09%) Retail
6 13 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.36%) Banking
7 10 (1.81%) Back Office
8 6 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.91%) Law
10 4 (0.73%) Automotive
11 3 (0.54%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 279 (50.64%) Developer
2 154 (27.95%) Analyst
3 85 (15.43%) .NET Developer
4 62 (11.25%) DBA
5 55 (9.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 48 (8.71%) SQL DBA
7 45 (8.17%) Administrator
8 44 (7.99%) C# Developer
9 42 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 34 (6.17%) Senior Developer
10 34 (6.17%) Software Engineer
11 28 (5.08%) Support Analyst
11 28 (5.08%) Developer Analyst
12 26 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
13 25 (4.54%) SQL Developer
14 24 (4.36%) Test Analyst
14 24 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 23 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
16 20 (3.63%) Applications Support
17 17 (3.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (30.49%) .NET
2 115 (20.87%) ASP.NET
3 108 (19.60%) HTML
4 79 (14.34%) XML
5 74 (13.43%) CSS
6 59 (10.71%) Web Services
7 57 (10.34%) jQuery
8 42 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (5.44%) SOAP
10 26 (4.72%) REST
11 22 (3.99%) WCF
11 22 (3.99%) AngularJS
12 16 (2.90%) .NET Framework
13 15 (2.72%) HTML5
13 15 (2.72%) Ajax
14 13 (2.36%) Java EE
15 12 (2.18%) Spring
15 12 (2.18%) JSON
15 12 (2.18%) STL
15 12 (2.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.36%) Clustering
4 10 (1.81%) Statistics
4 10 (1.81%) Replication
5 9 (1.63%) Data Structures
5 9 (1.63%) N-Tier
5 9 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.91%) iSeries
8 5 (0.91%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.73%) GIS
9 4 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.54%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.54%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.36%) iPhone
11 2 (0.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 94 (17.06%) Windows
2 58 (10.53%) Linux
3 20 (3.63%) UNIX
4 18 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.91%) Android
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.73%) Solaris
9 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (23.41%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (13.79%) MVC
4 73 (13.25%) Scrum
5 71 (12.89%) SDLC
6 60 (10.89%) ETL
7 51 (9.26%) CRM
8 41 (7.44%) Kimball Methodology
9 39 (7.08%) Software Engineering
10 36 (6.53%) Mentoring
11 30 (5.44%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (5.08%) OO
13 26 (4.72%) TDD
13 26 (4.72%) Software Testing
14 25 (4.54%) Dashboard Development
14 25 (4.54%) ITIL
15 23 (4.17%) Test Automation
16 21 (3.81%) Web Development
16 21 (3.81%) Migration
17 20 (3.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 150 (27.22%) C#
2 126 (22.87%) T-SQL
3 96 (17.42%) JavaScript
4 90 (16.33%) Java
5 43 (7.80%) PL/SQL
6 42 (7.62%) C++
7 36 (6.53%) Python
8 30 (5.44%) PHP
9 27 (4.90%) VB.NET
10 24 (4.36%) Perl
11 22 (3.99%) C
12 16 (2.90%) VB
13 11 (2.00%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.63%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.63%) Erlang
15 8 (1.45%) VB6
15 8 (1.45%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.91%) RPG/400
16 5 (0.91%) RPG IV
16 5 (0.91%) RPG
Qualifications
1 85 (15.43%) Degree
2 22 (3.99%) ISEB
3 17 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.63%) HND
7 7 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.09%) MCSE
8 6 (1.09%) MCSA
9 5 (0.91%) MCITP
10 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.73%) CCNA
11 3 (0.54%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.36%) MCTS
12 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.17%) QA
2 20 (3.63%) SLA
3 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.91%) Snort
4 3 (0.54%) vSphere
5 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (0.91%) SCCM
1 5 (0.91%) SCOM
2 2 (0.36%) WSUS
2 2 (0.36%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.18%) Graphite
3 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.18%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) OpenView
3 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.18%) OPNET
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.18%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 189 (34.30%) Microsoft
2 100 (18.15%) Oracle
3 23 (4.17%) Cognos
4 17 (3.09%) VMware
5 12 (2.18%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (1.45%) Cisco
7 7 (1.27%) Tableau
7 7 (1.27%) Teradata
8 6 (1.09%) Remedy
8 6 (1.09%) Citrix
9 5 (0.91%) Informatica
9 5 (0.91%) Perforce
10 4 (0.73%) ESRI
10 4 (0.73%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.73%) Lotus
10 4 (0.73%) HP
11 3 (0.54%) Talend
11 3 (0.54%) Red Gate
11 3 (0.54%) SAP
11 3 (0.54%) Fortinet
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-37,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days annual leave, referral bon
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago