The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 287 275 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.32% 21.42% 24.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.63% 39.29% 46.65%
Number of salaries quoted 258 252 224
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
643 700 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.77% 54.52% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 575 637 471
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 252 £32,500 - 30
West Wales +5 20 £23,250 -15.45% 1
North Wales -10 8 £35,000 +40.00% 4
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 212 (42.48%) SQL Server
2 155 (31.06%) Microsoft
3 148 (29.66%) .NET
4 135 (27.05%) HTML
5 122 (24.45%) JavaScript
6 121 (24.25%) C#
7 116 (23.25%) Java
8 112 (22.44%) CSS
9 111 (22.24%) Windows
10 106 (21.24%) XML
11 103 (20.64%) Oracle
12 92 (18.44%) Degree
13 89 (17.84%) ASP.NET
14 86 (17.23%) T-SQL
15 67 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 66 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
17 65 (13.03%) .NET Framework
17 65 (13.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 65 (13.03%) MS Excel
18 64 (12.83%) MVC
19 63 (12.63%) Finance
20 59 (11.82%) Web Services
20 59 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
21 57 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
22 55 (11.02%) WCF
23 52 (10.42%) jQuery
23 52 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 49 (9.82%) Visual Studio
25 48 (9.62%) VMware
26 47 (9.42%) WinForms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (9.02%) IIS
2 38 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.21%) MS Exchange
4 20 (4.01%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.61%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.40%) CMS
6 12 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.20%) SAS
8 9 (1.80%) Apache
8 9 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.00%) Documentum
11 5 (1.00%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.80%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 65 (13.03%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.41%) MS Office
3 6 (1.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) SPSS
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.40%) INSURE/90
2 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.20%) IaaS
2 11 (2.20%) PaaS
3 8 (1.60%) GitHub
4 4 (0.80%) Trello
4 4 (0.80%) Basecamp
4 4 (0.80%) Office 365
5 3 (0.60%) SaaS
5 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.61%) TCP/IP
2 26 (5.21%) SAN
3 17 (3.41%) Internet
4 14 (2.81%) Firewall
4 14 (2.81%) DNS
5 13 (2.61%) NAS
6 8 (1.60%) LAN
6 8 (1.60%) WAN
6 8 (1.60%) HTTP
7 7 (1.40%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (1.00%) SNMP
8 5 (1.00%) Intranet
9 4 (0.80%) DHCP
10 3 (0.60%) DVB
11 2 (0.40%) VoIP
11 2 (0.40%) SSL
12 1 (0.20%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.20%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (42.48%) SQL Server
2 67 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (13.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (9.22%) Relational Database
6 41 (8.22%) Oracle Database
7 38 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (4.01%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (3.81%) RDBMS
13 16 (3.21%) OLAP
14 15 (3.01%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (2.40%) DB2
17 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
19 6 (1.20%) MS Access
20 5 (1.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 49 (9.82%) Visual Studio
2 35 (7.01%) JUnit
3 26 (5.21%) Selenium
4 23 (4.61%) Jenkins
5 20 (4.01%) Oracle Forms
6 18 (3.61%) Subversion
6 18 (3.61%) SoapUI
7 17 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (2.81%) Eclipse
9 13 (2.61%) Moq
9 13 (2.61%) MSTest
9 13 (2.61%) ClearQuest
9 13 (2.61%) NUnit
10 12 (2.40%) Maven
10 12 (2.40%) Mercurial
10 12 (2.40%) Rational Application Developer
11 11 (2.20%) Ant
11 11 (2.20%) JIRA
12 8 (1.60%) PowerBuilder
13 6 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 63 (12.63%) Finance
2 47 (9.42%) Banking
3 42 (8.42%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.41%) Marketing
4 17 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 15 (3.01%) Legal
6 14 (2.81%) Retail
7 9 (1.80%) Back Office
7 9 (1.80%) Electronics
8 6 (1.20%) Advertising
9 4 (0.80%) Law
10 3 (0.60%) Billing
10 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 215 (43.09%) Developer
2 148 (29.66%) Analyst
3 57 (11.42%) .NET Developer
4 44 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 37 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 33 (6.61%) Support Analyst
7 29 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (5.21%) Business Analyst
8 26 (5.21%) C# Developer
8 26 (5.21%) Test Engineer
9 25 (5.01%) Software Engineer
10 21 (4.21%) Programmer
10 21 (4.21%) Junior
10 21 (4.21%) Test Analyst
11 20 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (3.81%) SQL Developer
13 18 (3.61%) Analyst Programmer
13 18 (3.61%) Java Developer
13 18 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (3.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (29.66%) .NET
2 135 (27.05%) HTML
3 112 (22.44%) CSS
4 106 (21.24%) XML
5 89 (17.84%) ASP.NET
6 65 (13.03%) .NET Framework
7 59 (11.82%) Web Services
8 55 (11.02%) WCF
9 52 (10.42%) jQuery
9 52 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 47 (9.42%) WinForms
11 34 (6.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 29 (5.81%) J2EE
13 28 (5.61%) Spring
14 27 (5.41%) HTML5
14 27 (5.41%) SOAP
15 25 (5.01%) Ajax
16 23 (4.61%) Hibernate
17 21 (4.21%) LINQ
18 17 (3.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.61%) Clustering
2 19 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.01%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.40%) Blackberry
7 11 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 11 (2.20%) Replication
8 9 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.80%) GIS
9 8 (1.60%) Social Network
10 7 (1.40%) DTV
11 6 (1.20%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.20%) Open Source
12 5 (1.00%) Arduino
12 5 (1.00%) Statistics
12 5 (1.00%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.60%) iPhone
13 3 (0.60%) STB
14 2 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 111 (22.24%) Windows
2 42 (8.42%) Linux
3 35 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (6.61%) UNIX
5 32 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (5.61%) Android
6 28 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (4.01%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.40%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.20%) AIX
10 5 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.20%) OS/2
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (12.83%) MVC
3 57 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (9.22%) OO
5 44 (8.82%) Scrum
6 41 (8.22%) Unit Testing
7 38 (7.62%) Software Engineering
8 32 (6.41%) TDD
9 29 (5.81%) ETL
9 29 (5.81%) ITIL
10 27 (5.41%) Test Scripting
10 27 (5.41%) Web Development
11 26 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (4.81%) UML
12 24 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (4.61%) Migration
14 22 (4.41%) Data Analysis
15 20 (4.01%) Data Migration
16 19 (3.81%) E-Commerce
17 16 (3.21%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 122 (24.45%) JavaScript
2 121 (24.25%) C#
3 116 (23.25%) Java
4 86 (17.23%) T-SQL
5 44 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 42 (8.42%) C++
7 28 (5.61%) RPG
7 28 (5.61%) PHP
8 24 (4.81%) Perl
8 24 (4.81%) RPG IV
9 21 (4.21%) VB
10 19 (3.81%) Groovy
11 17 (3.41%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.81%) Korn
12 14 (2.81%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.40%) RPG/400
14 11 (2.20%) Python
15 10 (2.00%) VBA
16 7 (1.40%) C
17 6 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 92 (18.44%) Degree
2 24 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.01%) ISEB
4 15 (3.01%) MCSE
5 14 (2.81%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.60%) MCP
8 7 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.20%) RHCE
10 5 (1.00%) MCSA
10 5 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.00%) CCNA
11 4 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.60%) HND
12 3 (0.60%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.40%) MCITP
13 2 (0.40%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.41%) QA
2 20 (4.01%) SLA
3 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 26 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.80%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.40%) XenApp
8 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.20%) UAG
8 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.80%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.20%) SCOM
3 5 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (1.00%) BladeLogic
3 5 (1.00%) BMC Performance Manager
4 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.60%) Nagios
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 155 (31.06%) Microsoft
2 103 (20.64%) Oracle
3 48 (9.62%) VMware
4 28 (5.61%) Cisco
5 20 (4.01%) IBM
6 16 (3.21%) Citrix
7 15 (3.01%) HP
7 15 (3.01%) SAP
8 14 (2.81%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.60%) Google
9 8 (1.60%) Facebook
9 8 (1.60%) Twitter
10 6 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.20%) Sybase
11 5 (1.00%) Cognos
11 5 (1.00%) BMC
11 5 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.00%) Remedy
11 5 (1.00%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.80%) T-Plan
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £35-40k
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28305.00 - £34965.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Pontypridd
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £33,000 - 37,000 p.a. plus package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago