Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Developer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 65 75
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 13 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.61% 3.43% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 3.48% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 39 30
Cardiff median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £34,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% +2.56% -9.00%
10th Percentile £28,375 £24,250 £29,675
90th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £44,938
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% -0.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 797 1322 1521
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.01% 98.66% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 715 1209 1314
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,250 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Cardiff

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Cardiff.

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Cardiff

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Cardiff over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Cardiff

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, SQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) QA
4 7 (53.85%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (53.85%) Process Improvement
4 7 (53.85%) SDLC
5 6 (46.15%) RequireJS
5 6 (46.15%) React
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
5 6 (46.15%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 6 (46.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (46.15%) Sitecore
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
5 6 (46.15%) Code Coverage
5 6 (46.15%) HND
5 6 (46.15%) CMS
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) Release Management
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) Umbraco
5 6 (46.15%) Kanban

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) CMS
1 6 (46.15%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (46.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (15.38%) MS Access
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (46.15%) React
2 6 (46.15%) RequireJS
3 1 (7.69%) ActiveX
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) COM
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Process Improvement
2 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Code Coverage
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Kanban
3 6 (46.15%) Release Management
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) QMS
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Sitecore
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle