Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 58 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 39 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.39% 1.82% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 1.83% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 38 13 33
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £50,200 £42,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -1.45%

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 1,131 818 1,343
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.43% 99.03% 98.24%
Number of salaries quoted 951 725 1,207
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,500 £21,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, SQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 37 (94.87%) SQL
2 32 (82.05%) SQL Server
3 23 (58.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (56.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (53.85%) C#
5 21 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (48.72%) T-SQL
6 19 (48.72%) Finance
7 17 (43.59%) XML
8 16 (41.03%) Java
8 16 (41.03%) VBA
9 15 (38.46%) VB
9 15 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (33.33%) Visual Studio
11 13 (33.33%) MVC
12 12 (30.77%) Practice Management
12 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
12 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
12 12 (30.77%) HTML
13 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (25.64%) JSON
13 10 (25.64%) jQuery
13 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (23.08%) .NET
15 8 (20.51%) Degree
15 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
16 7 (17.95%) 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 5 (12.82%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 5 (12.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
1 5 (12.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (82.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (58.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (56.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (15.38%) Power BI
9 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (12.82%) DB2
9 5 (12.82%) MySQL
9 5 (12.82%) PowerPivot
9 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
9 5 (12.82%) SAS EBI
10 4 (10.26%) MS Access
11 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) Gradle
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Law
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Advertising
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) XML
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) jQuery
3 10 (25.64%) JSON
4 9 (23.08%) .NET
5 7 (17.95%) CSS
6 5 (12.82%) RESTful
6 5 (12.82%) Sass
6 5 (12.82%) SOAP
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.69%) JDBC
7 3 (7.69%) Spring
7 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (33.33%) MVC
3 12 (30.77%) Practice Management
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Visualisation
5 6 (15.38%) ETL
5 6 (15.38%) ETL Development
5 6 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (15.38%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) Analytics
6 5 (12.82%) Data Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) API Design
7 3 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (7.69%) OOD
8 1 (2.56%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (2.56%) Decision-Making
8 1 (2.56%) Product Breakdown Structure
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) C#
3 19 (48.72%) T-SQL
4 16 (41.03%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) VBA
5 15 (38.46%) VB
6 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
8 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Google
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Tableau
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos