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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 343 340 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.61% 24.60% 22.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.21% 41.21% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 296 304 233
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
657 825 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.97% 59.70% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 554 757 532
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,665
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +2 317 £35,000 - 51
West Wales +4 13 £35,000 +55.55% 5
North Wales -7 6 £32,500 - 6
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 256 (41.63%) SQL Server
2 198 (32.20%) Microsoft
3 175 (28.46%) .NET
4 146 (23.74%) HTML
5 135 (21.95%) C#
6 130 (21.14%) T-SQL
6 130 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (20.33%) XML
8 123 (20.00%) Java
9 115 (18.70%) Oracle
10 113 (18.37%) JavaScript
11 112 (18.21%) Windows
11 112 (18.21%) Finance
12 102 (16.59%) MS Excel
13 99 (16.10%) CSS
13 99 (16.10%) ASP.NET
14 98 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
15 96 (15.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 94 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 83 (13.50%) Degree
18 79 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
19 64 (10.41%) jQuery
19 64 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
20 60 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
20 60 (9.76%) Web Services
21 59 (9.59%) Visual Studio
22 58 (9.43%) .NET Framework
23 57 (9.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 56 (9.11%) OO
25 55 (8.94%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 37 (6.02%) IIS
2 20 (3.25%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.60%) Apache
5 14 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (1.79%) SAS
7 10 (1.63%) OpenROAD
7 10 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.14%) CMS
9 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.65%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.49%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.33%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.16%) Confluence
13 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.16%) Lync
Applications
1 102 (16.59%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.58%) MS Office
3 8 (1.30%) MS Project
4 5 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (3.09%) Oracle 11i
1 19 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
1 19 (3.09%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (2.93%) Oracle Financials
3 17 (2.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 16 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 16 (2.60%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 13 (2.11%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.33%) Line 500
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.16%) Magento
10 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.44%) PaaS
3 13 (2.11%) IaaS
4 7 (1.14%) SaaS
5 4 (0.65%) Trello
5 4 (0.65%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.33%) Office 365
7 2 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.58%) SAN
3 16 (2.60%) Internet
4 12 (1.95%) HTTP
4 12 (1.95%) Firewall
5 11 (1.79%) NAS
5 11 (1.79%) VoIP
6 9 (1.46%) DNS
7 7 (1.14%) WAN
7 7 (1.14%) LAN
7 7 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (1.14%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (0.81%) SNMP
8 5 (0.81%) Intranet
9 3 (0.49%) VLAN
9 3 (0.49%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.33%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (41.63%) SQL Server
2 98 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (15.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 94 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (9.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 54 (8.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 45 (7.32%) Relational Database
9 36 (5.85%) Crystal Reports
10 31 (5.04%) OLAP
11 25 (4.07%) Oracle Database
12 22 (3.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 20 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (2.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 17 (2.76%) Oracle Discoverer
16 14 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (2.11%) MySQL
17 13 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (1.79%) Ingres
19 10 (1.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (9.59%) Visual Studio
2 23 (3.74%) SoapUI
3 22 (3.58%) JUnit
4 21 (3.41%) Selenium
5 17 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.76%) MSTest
6 16 (2.60%) Moq
6 16 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.60%) NUnit
7 12 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (1.79%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.46%) Maven
10 8 (1.30%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.30%) ClearQuest
10 8 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.30%) Subversion
10 8 (1.30%) Spock
11 7 (1.14%) NetBeans
11 7 (1.14%) PowerBuilder
12 5 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 112 (18.21%) Finance
2 32 (5.20%) Manufacturing
3 17 (2.76%) Advertising
4 16 (2.60%) Legal
5 15 (2.44%) Banking
5 15 (2.44%) Retail
6 13 (2.11%) Marketing
7 6 (0.98%) Electronics
8 5 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.81%) Games
8 5 (0.81%) Law
9 3 (0.49%) Billing
10 2 (0.33%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 269 (43.74%) Developer
2 163 (26.50%) Analyst
3 60 (9.76%) Senior Developer
4 58 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 45 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 36 (5.85%) Business Analyst
7 35 (5.69%) Software Engineer
8 32 (5.20%) Support Analyst
9 31 (5.04%) Test Engineer
9 31 (5.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 30 (4.88%) Java Developer
11 28 (4.55%) DBA
12 25 (4.07%) Junior
12 25 (4.07%) Administrator
12 25 (4.07%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
13 24 (3.90%) SQL Developer
14 23 (3.74%) Test Analyst
15 22 (3.58%) SQL DBA
16 21 (3.41%) Programmer
16 21 (3.41%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (28.46%) .NET
2 146 (23.74%) HTML
3 125 (20.33%) XML
4 99 (16.10%) ASP.NET
4 99 (16.10%) CSS
5 64 (10.41%) jQuery
6 60 (9.76%) Web Services
7 58 (9.43%) .NET Framework
8 53 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 48 (7.80%) WCF
10 45 (7.32%) WinForms
11 43 (6.99%) SOAP
12 39 (6.34%) HTML5
13 21 (3.41%) Ajax
14 19 (3.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (2.76%) Spring
17 16 (2.60%) J2EE
18 15 (2.44%) LINQ
19 13 (2.11%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.55%) Clustering
3 26 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.93%) Statistics
6 13 (2.11%) Replication
7 11 (1.79%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.98%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.98%) Open Source
12 5 (0.81%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.81%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.65%) iPhone
14 3 (0.49%) User Experience
14 3 (0.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 112 (18.21%) Windows
2 34 (5.53%) UNIX
3 32 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (5.04%) Linux
5 27 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.95%) Android
7 10 (1.63%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.16%) OS/2
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (9.11%) OO
4 55 (8.94%) MVC
5 47 (7.64%) Scrum
5 47 (7.64%) ETL
6 46 (7.48%) Software Engineering
7 37 (6.02%) ITIL
8 35 (5.69%) TDD
9 31 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
10 28 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (4.55%) Data Analysis
10 28 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 26 (4.23%) OOD
11 26 (4.23%) Web Development
12 25 (4.07%) Unit Testing
12 25 (4.07%) Mentoring
13 24 (3.90%) CRM
13 24 (3.90%) Project Management
14 22 (3.58%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 135 (21.95%) C#
2 130 (21.14%) T-SQL
3 123 (20.00%) Java
4 113 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 43 (6.99%) VB.NET
6 37 (6.02%) C++
7 35 (5.69%) PHP
7 35 (5.69%) PL/SQL
8 27 (4.39%) VB
9 21 (3.41%) RPG
10 20 (3.25%) VBA
11 16 (2.60%) Perl
11 16 (2.60%) Groovy
12 13 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.11%) Python
13 12 (1.95%) Korn
14 9 (1.46%) C
15 8 (1.30%) VB6
16 7 (1.14%) Delphi
17 6 (0.98%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 83 (13.50%) Degree
2 26 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.44%) ISEB
4 14 (2.28%) MCSE
5 11 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (1.46%) CCNA
7 7 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.98%) RHCE
9 5 (0.81%) MCP
9 5 (0.81%) MCSA
10 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.49%) HND
11 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.33%) MCITP
11 2 (0.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.74%) QA
2 15 (2.44%) SLA
3 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.33%) Snort
5 2 (0.33%) Firmware
5 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.33%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.81%) NetBackup
1 5 (0.81%) BladeLogic
1 5 (0.81%) BMC Performance Manager
1 5 (0.81%) SCOM
1 5 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.49%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.16%) OpenView
3 1 (0.16%) Nagios
3 1 (0.16%) OPNET
3 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 198 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 115 (18.70%) Oracle
3 54 (8.78%) VMware
4 33 (5.37%) Cisco
5 20 (3.25%) SAP
6 15 (2.44%) Business Objects
7 13 (2.11%) Citrix
8 12 (1.95%) Cognos
9 8 (1.30%) HP
10 7 (1.14%) Sage
11 6 (0.98%) BMC
11 6 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.81%) IBM
13 4 (0.65%) Remedy
14 3 (0.49%) Perforce
14 3 (0.49%) NetApp
14 3 (0.49%) Lotus
14 3 (0.49%) Veeam
15 2 (0.33%) T-Plan
15 2 (0.33%) Facebook
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Chepstow, Gwent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South Queensferry, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago