The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 43 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 13 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.26% 3.68% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 3.73% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 9
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 563 643 642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.08% 98.47% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 492 537 544
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 28 April 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 32 (94.12%) SQL
2 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 16 (47.06%) ETL
4 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (29.41%) Data Analysis
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 10 (29.41%) .NET
6 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.59%) Windows
8 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
8 7 (20.59%) C#
8 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
9 6 (17.65%) MVC
9 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (14.71%) Scrum
10 5 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (14.71%) High Availability
11 4 (11.76%) Data Visualisation

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 2 (5.88%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.88%) MySQL
7 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.94%) Big Data
8 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.94%) QlikView
8 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.82%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) CSS
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) Node.js
5 2 (5.88%) XForms
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.94%) MDX
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
6 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Fintech
3 3 (8.82%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ETL
2 10 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.65%) MVC
6 5 (14.71%) High Availability
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) CRM
7 4 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (11.76%) Data Governance
7 4 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
8 3 (8.82%) Coaching
8 3 (8.82%) Informatics
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) SDLC
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
9 1 (2.94%) API Development
9 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C#
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) RedGate
3 1 (2.94%) Sage
3 1 (2.94%) Tableau
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