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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 329 200 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.84% 20.02% 25.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.06% 40.08% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 294 178 255
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
764 499 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 55.36% 49.95% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 655 439 591
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,377 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 295 £35,000 +1.44% 44
North Wales -1 28 £33,500 -16.25% 5
West Wales +1 5 £37,500 +63.04% 5
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 254 (38.54%) SQL Server
2 220 (33.38%) Microsoft
3 191 (28.98%) Finance
4 156 (23.67%) Business Intelligence
5 151 (22.91%) T-SQL
6 150 (22.76%) Oracle
7 138 (20.94%) XML
8 134 (20.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 131 (19.88%) .NET
10 128 (19.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 113 (17.15%) ETL
12 107 (16.24%) HTML
13 106 (16.08%) C#
13 106 (16.08%) MS Excel
14 103 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
15 102 (15.48%) SQL Server 2008
16 96 (14.57%) PL/SQL
17 95 (14.42%) Degree
18 90 (13.66%) Data Warehouse
19 87 (13.20%) CSS
20 84 (12.75%) Java
21 82 (12.44%) JavaScript
22 77 (11.68%) Manufacturing
23 75 (11.38%) ASP.NET
24 72 (10.93%) Oracle Applications
25 71 (10.77%) Oracle EBS
26 69 (10.47%) Oracle 11i
27 67 (10.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
28 66 (10.02%) Oracle Discoverer
29 65 (9.86%) Windows

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (3.03%) Apache
1 20 (3.03%) SAS
2 18 (2.73%) IIS
3 17 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.67%) CMS
5 10 (1.52%) OpenROAD
6 8 (1.21%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.61%) Node.js
9 4 (0.61%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.46%) JBoss
10 3 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.30%) Documentum
11 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 106 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (2.43%) MS Office
4 7 (1.06%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.46%) MS Project
6 2 (0.30%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.15%) EViews
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 72 (10.93%) Oracle Applications
2 71 (10.77%) Oracle EBS
3 69 (10.47%) Oracle 11i
4 60 (9.10%) Oracle Financials
4 60 (9.10%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 45 (6.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 45 (6.83%) Oracle Payables
5 45 (6.83%) Oracle Receivables
6 38 (5.77%) Oracle Assets
7 13 (1.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 12 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
9 11 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.61%) INSURE/90
11 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.12%) PaaS
3 11 (1.67%) SaaS
4 6 (0.91%) IaaS
5 3 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.97%) HTTP
3 11 (1.67%) Firewall
4 10 (1.52%) SAN
4 10 (1.52%) Internet
5 9 (1.37%) Intranet
5 9 (1.37%) LAN
6 8 (1.21%) DNS
7 7 (1.06%) WAN
8 5 (0.76%) VoIP
8 5 (0.76%) SSL
8 5 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.46%) DHCP
10 2 (0.30%) VLAN
10 2 (0.30%) Network Security
10 2 (0.30%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.15%) NAS
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (38.54%) SQL Server
2 134 (20.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 128 (19.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 102 (15.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (13.66%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (10.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 66 (10.02%) Oracle Discoverer
8 64 (9.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 57 (8.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 57 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 44 (6.68%) Relational Database
11 40 (6.07%) Oracle Database
12 34 (5.16%) OLTP
13 32 (4.86%) MySQL
14 26 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
14 26 (3.95%) DTS
15 24 (3.64%) OLAP
16 21 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
17 20 (3.03%) Big Data
18 17 (2.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (4.86%) Visual Studio
2 20 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.82%) Subversion
4 11 (1.67%) JUnit
5 9 (1.37%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.37%) SoapUI
6 8 (1.21%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (1.21%) Ant
6 8 (1.21%) Selenium
7 6 (0.91%) Maven
8 5 (0.76%) NetBeans
8 5 (0.76%) NUnit
8 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.76%) EasyMock
8 5 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.76%) Mockito
9 4 (0.61%) Moq
10 3 (0.46%) MSTest
General
1 191 (28.98%) Finance
2 77 (11.68%) Manufacturing
3 34 (5.16%) Banking
4 33 (5.01%) Advertising
5 23 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.03%) Marketing
7 16 (2.43%) Retail
8 8 (1.21%) Billing
8 8 (1.21%) Welsh Language
9 7 (1.06%) Legal
10 4 (0.61%) Automotive
10 4 (0.61%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 287 (43.55%) Developer
2 224 (33.99%) Analyst
3 76 (11.53%) DBA
4 69 (10.47%) Oracle Analyst
5 67 (10.17%) Senior Developer
6 48 (7.28%) SQL DBA
7 44 (6.68%) Administrator
8 41 (6.22%) .NET Developer
8 41 (6.22%) SQL Developer
9 40 (6.07%) Java Developer
10 39 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 36 (5.46%) Software Developer
12 34 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 33 (5.01%) Programmer
14 30 (4.55%) Business Analyst
14 30 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
15 29 (4.40%) Junior
16 26 (3.95%) Junior Analyst
17 21 (3.19%) Software Engineer
17 21 (3.19%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (20.94%) XML
2 131 (19.88%) .NET
3 107 (16.24%) HTML
4 87 (13.20%) CSS
5 75 (11.38%) ASP.NET
6 54 (8.19%) jQuery
7 38 (5.77%) Web Services
8 34 (5.16%) HTML5
9 32 (4.86%) Ajax
10 30 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 27 (4.10%) Spring
12 23 (3.49%) SOAP
13 21 (3.19%) J2EE
14 20 (3.03%) WCF
15 15 (2.28%) WinForms
16 13 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (1.97%) Hibernate
17 12 (1.82%) CSS3
18 11 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.25%) Clustering
3 21 (3.19%) Statistics
4 17 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.52%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.37%) Replication
8 8 (1.21%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.21%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.76%) iPad
9 5 (0.76%) Wiki
10 4 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.61%) User Experience
11 3 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.46%) Economics
11 3 (0.46%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.86%) Windows
2 25 (3.79%) UNIX
3 24 (3.64%) Linux
4 14 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.61%) CentOS
8 4 (0.61%) Android
9 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.30%) Solaris
10 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.15%) AIX
11 1 (0.15%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (23.67%) Business Intelligence
2 113 (17.15%) ETL
3 103 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (8.80%) MVC
5 48 (7.28%) Unit Testing
6 39 (5.92%) Migration
7 38 (5.77%) Data Migration
8 35 (5.31%) Scrum
8 35 (5.31%) OO
9 33 (5.01%) CRM
10 31 (4.70%) ITIL
11 30 (4.55%) Project Management
12 28 (4.25%) Kimball Methodology
12 28 (4.25%) Mentoring
13 25 (3.79%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (3.79%) TDD
13 25 (3.79%) Software Engineering
14 24 (3.64%) Data Analysis
15 23 (3.49%) E-Commerce
16 21 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (22.91%) T-SQL
2 106 (16.08%) C#
3 96 (14.57%) PL/SQL
4 84 (12.75%) Java
5 82 (12.44%) JavaScript
6 41 (6.22%) PHP
7 37 (5.61%) VB.NET
8 28 (4.25%) C++
9 24 (3.64%) VB
10 19 (2.88%) Python
11 16 (2.43%) VBA
12 14 (2.12%) Perl
13 12 (1.82%) RPG
14 11 (1.67%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.52%) C
15 10 (1.52%) VB6
16 6 (0.91%) Ruby
16 6 (0.91%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.76%) RPG/400
17 5 (0.76%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 95 (14.42%) Degree
2 26 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.97%) MCSE
4 10 (1.52%) MCDBA
4 10 (1.52%) VCP4
5 7 (1.06%) CCNA
5 7 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.91%) MCP
6 6 (0.91%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.76%) ISEB
7 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.30%) RHCE
9 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.30%) MCSA
10 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) MCITP
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.03%) SLA
2 15 (2.28%) QA
3 6 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) Basel II
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.30%) Snort
4 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) NetBackup
1 4 (0.61%) WSUS
1 4 (0.61%) SCCM
1 4 (0.61%) SCOM
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.15%) OpenView
2 1 (0.15%) Nagios
2 1 (0.15%) OPNET
Vendors
1 220 (33.38%) Microsoft
2 150 (22.76%) Oracle
3 41 (6.22%) Cognos
4 37 (5.61%) VMware
5 23 (3.49%) MicroStrategy
6 22 (3.34%) Cisco
7 15 (2.28%) Teradata
8 11 (1.67%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.67%) HP
8 11 (1.67%) Citrix
9 10 (1.52%) SAP
10 9 (1.37%) Informatica
11 8 (1.21%) NetApp
12 7 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.91%) Remedy
14 5 (0.76%) hybris
14 5 (0.76%) Talend
15 4 (0.61%) SolarWinds
15 4 (0.61%) McAfee
15 4 (0.61%) LANDesk
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, Wales
City and County of Swansea
Salary: £27,123 - £30,178
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Unique Perks & Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
People Source
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + strong bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chepstow
IntaPeople
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
City and Council of Swansea
Salary: From £27,123 to £30,178 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago