Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 213 156 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 18.88% 19.35% 21.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.08% 40.10% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 189 138 268
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +5.51%
10th Percentile £26,100 £26,600 £23,275
90th Percentile £57,600 £47,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 625 389 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 55.41% 48.26% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 545 352 671
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.33% +7.14% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Cardiff

SQL
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for SQL in Cardiff

SQL
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Cardiff over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for SQL.

1 70 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 69 (32.39%) Finance
3 66 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (28.64%) Java
5 56 (26.29%) C#
6 49 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 43 (20.19%) Microsoft
8 42 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (18.78%) .NET
9 40 (18.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (18.31%) JavaScript
10 39 (18.31%) XML
11 37 (17.37%) Amazon AWS
12 34 (15.96%) HTML
13 31 (14.55%) Oracle
14 28 (13.15%) Degree
14 28 (13.15%) VBA
15 27 (12.68%) T-SQL
15 27 (12.68%) Linux
16 26 (12.21%) Microsoft Excel
17 25 (11.74%) PowerShell
18 23 (10.80%) Analytics
18 23 (10.80%) Power BI
18 23 (10.80%) SOAP
18 23 (10.80%) MVC
19 22 (10.33%) Scrum
19 22 (10.33%) JSON
20 21 (9.86%) Spring
20 21 (9.86%) CSS

SQL
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 9 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.82%) SAS
2 6 (2.82%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.88%) Apache
3 4 (1.88%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.88%) CMS
3 4 (1.88%) Drupal
3 4 (1.88%) IIS
3 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.41%) JBoss
5 2 (0.94%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.94%) CICS
5 2 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (12.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.41%) EngageOne
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.41%) Staffware
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 49 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (17.37%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.23%) Office 365
4 7 (3.29%) PaaS
5 6 (2.82%) SaaS
6 4 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.88%) IaaS
6 4 (1.88%) Slack
7 3 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.41%) GitHub
7 3 (1.41%) Trello
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.35%) HTTP
2 5 (2.35%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.41%) Firewall
3 3 (1.41%) Skype
3 3 (1.41%) SMS
4 2 (0.94%) DHCP
4 2 (0.94%) DNS
4 2 (0.94%) Internet
4 2 (0.94%) LAN
4 2 (0.94%) SSL
4 2 (0.94%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) Intranet
5 1 (0.47%) IPv4
5 1 (0.47%) IPv6
5 1 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 40 (18.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (10.80%) Power BI
5 20 (9.39%) MySQL
6 18 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (7.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (7.51%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (4.23%) MS Access
11 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database
11 9 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (3.29%) Relational Database
13 6 (2.82%) DB2
14 5 (2.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 5 (2.35%) MariaDB
14 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (2.35%) QlikView
14 5 (2.35%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 19 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.51%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.04%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (4.69%) Selenium
5 9 (4.23%) Maven
6 8 (3.76%) JUnit
6 8 (3.76%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.35%) Gradle
7 5 (2.35%) JIRA
7 5 (2.35%) Subversion
8 3 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.41%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.94%) TestNG
9 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
General
1 69 (32.39%) Finance
2 15 (7.04%) Banking
3 13 (6.10%) Advertising
4 9 (4.23%) Law
5 7 (3.29%) Games
6 6 (2.82%) Retail
7 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.94%) Back Office
8 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 108 (50.70%) Developer
2 34 (15.96%) Analyst
3 31 (14.55%) SQL Developer
4 20 (9.39%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (6.10%) VBA Developer
6 11 (5.16%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.69%) DBA
8 9 (4.23%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 9 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (4.23%) SQL BI Developer
8 9 (4.23%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.76%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.76%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.76%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.76%) SSIS Developer
10 7 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.78%) .NET
2 39 (18.31%) XML
3 34 (15.96%) HTML
4 23 (10.80%) SOAP
5 22 (10.33%) JSON
6 21 (9.86%) CSS
6 21 (9.86%) Spring
7 19 (8.92%) jQuery
7 19 (8.92%) Web Services
8 11 (5.16%) ASP.NET
9 9 (4.23%) Hibernate
9 9 (4.23%) J2EE
9 9 (4.23%) RESTful
10 8 (3.76%) HTML5
10 8 (3.76%) Java EE
10 8 (3.76%) REST
10 8 (3.76%) Sass
10 8 (3.76%) Spring Boot
11 7 (3.29%) CSS3
11 7 (3.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.76%) Fintech
4 6 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.41%) User Experience
8 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.47%) CESG
9 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.47%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.68%) Linux
2 19 (8.92%) Unix
3 11 (5.16%) Windows
4 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.41%) Android
5 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (10.80%) Analytics
3 23 (10.80%) MVC
4 22 (10.33%) Scrum
5 19 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (8.45%) ETL
7 17 (7.98%) DevOps
8 15 (7.04%) ETL Development
8 15 (7.04%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.57%) Test Automation
10 12 (5.63%) TDD
10 12 (5.63%) Visualisation
11 11 (5.16%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.69%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.69%) Data Integration
12 10 (4.69%) Web Development
13 9 (4.23%) Practice Management
13 9 (4.23%) Test Scripting
14 8 (3.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 61 (28.64%) Java
2 56 (26.29%) C#
3 39 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.15%) VBA
5 27 (12.68%) T-SQL
6 25 (11.74%) PowerShell
7 17 (7.98%) Python
8 12 (5.63%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 10 (4.69%) VB
10 8 (3.76%) C++
10 8 (3.76%) PHP
11 7 (3.29%) Java 8
12 5 (2.35%) C
12 5 (2.35%) Ruby
13 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.94%) Groovy
14 2 (0.94%) XPath
15 1 (0.47%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (13.15%) Degree
2 7 (3.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.47%) CITP
5 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.47%) MCSA
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.88%) QA
3 3 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.41%) vSphere
4 2 (0.94%) Docker
4 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.47%) HDFS
5 1 (0.47%) Varnish
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.88%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.41%) Ansible
2 3 (1.41%) Terraform
3 2 (0.94%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.94%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.94%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.55%) Oracle
3 10 (4.69%) Google
4 9 (4.23%) Tableau
4 9 (4.23%) VMware
5 5 (2.35%) Cognos
5 5 (2.35%) Guidewire
6 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.41%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.41%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.41%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.94%) Citrix
8 2 (0.94%) RedGate
8 2 (0.94%) SAP
8 2 (0.94%) Sencha
9 1 (0.47%) Ariba
9 1 (0.47%) Avaya
9 1 (0.47%) IBM
9 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.47%) Sybase