Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 145 303 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 18.01% 21.63% 22.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.66% 41.22% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 130 280 314
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,875 £53,875 £44,775
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,789
% change year-on-year - +0.61% +2.32%

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 385 735 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 47.83% 52.46% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 353 690 687
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £24,400 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £53,000 £53,750 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL.

1 38 (26.21%) JavaScript
2 36 (24.83%) SQL Server
3 34 (23.45%) Oracle
3 34 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (20.00%) .NET
5 28 (19.31%) Finance
6 26 (17.93%) C#
7 25 (17.24%) CSS
7 25 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 24 (16.55%) HTML
9 23 (15.86%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (15.17%) QA
11 20 (13.79%) Scrum
11 20 (13.79%) MVC
12 19 (13.10%) Java
12 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (11.72%) PHP
14 16 (11.03%) PL/SQL
14 16 (11.03%) ERP
15 15 (10.34%) T-SQL
15 15 (10.34%) XML
15 15 (10.34%) Manufacturing
16 14 (9.66%) SOAP
16 14 (9.66%) Software Engineering
17 13 (8.97%) ETL
17 13 (8.97%) Oracle Database
18 12 (8.28%) Big Data
18 12 (8.28%) Oracle Reports
19 11 (7.59%) Degree

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 8 (5.52%) Apache Pig
2 6 (4.14%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.14%) CMS
2 6 (4.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.45%) Apache
4 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.76%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.38%) Confluence
5 2 (1.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.69%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.45%) Sage X3
2 4 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.45%) SaaS
3 4 (2.76%) Office 365
4 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.07%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) GitHub
5 1 (0.69%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.69%) Heroku
5 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) SMS
2 3 (2.07%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) Broadband
3 2 (1.38%) Intranet
3 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.38%) VPN
4 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.97%) Oracle Database
3 12 (8.28%) Big Data
3 12 (8.28%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (7.59%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.90%) Apache Hive
5 10 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.52%) QlikView
8 7 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.83%) MS Access
8 7 (4.83%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (4.14%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.14%) MySQL
9 6 (4.14%) Spotfire
10 5 (3.45%) DTS
10 5 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.59%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.21%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (4.83%) JUnit
4 7 (4.83%) Selenium
5 5 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (3.45%) Toad
6 4 (2.76%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.76%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.76%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.07%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.07%) JIRA
7 3 (2.07%) NUnit
8 2 (1.38%) JMeter
8 2 (1.38%) Moq
8 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.38%) Xdebug
General
1 28 (19.31%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.90%) Games
4 5 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (2.76%) Law
5 4 (2.76%) Marketing
6 3 (2.07%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (40.00%) Developer
2 38 (26.21%) Analyst
3 14 (9.66%) .NET Developer
3 14 (9.66%) Java Developer
4 13 (8.97%) C# Developer
4 13 (8.97%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.28%) SQL Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Data Analyst
6 11 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Applications Support
8 9 (6.21%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Administrator
10 6 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) DBA
10 6 (4.14%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Systems Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.00%) .NET
2 25 (17.24%) CSS
3 24 (16.55%) HTML
4 15 (10.34%) XML
5 14 (9.66%) SOAP
6 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET
6 11 (7.59%) jQuery
7 9 (6.21%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.21%) REST
8 8 (5.52%) Web Services
9 7 (4.83%) RESTful
9 7 (4.83%) Spring
9 7 (4.83%) Symfony
10 6 (4.14%) .NET Framework
10 6 (4.14%) React
11 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (3.45%) Pandas
12 4 (2.76%) CSS3
12 4 (2.76%) HTML5
12 4 (2.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.52%) Fintech
4 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.07%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.38%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.38%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.52%) Linux
1 8 (5.52%) Windows
2 7 (4.83%) Unix
3 2 (1.38%) AIX
3 2 (1.38%) Android
3 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.38%) VMS
4 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.86%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (13.79%) MVC
3 20 (13.79%) Scrum
4 16 (11.03%) ERP
5 14 (9.66%) Software Engineering
6 13 (8.97%) ETL
7 11 (7.59%) Analytics
7 11 (7.59%) Visualisation
8 10 (6.90%) OOP
9 9 (6.21%) CRM
9 9 (6.21%) ITIL
9 9 (6.21%) SDLC
9 9 (6.21%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.52%) Change Management
10 8 (5.52%) DevOps
10 8 (5.52%) MapReduce
11 7 (4.83%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (4.83%) Process Improvement
11 7 (4.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.21%) JavaScript
2 26 (17.93%) C#
3 19 (13.10%) Java
4 17 (11.72%) PHP
5 16 (11.03%) PL/SQL
6 15 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.52%) Python
8 6 (4.14%) R
8 6 (4.14%) Scala
8 6 (4.14%) TypeScript
8 6 (4.14%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.45%) C
9 5 (3.45%) VBA
10 2 (1.38%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.38%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.69%) Korn
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Degree
2 6 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.76%) HND
4 3 (2.07%) ISEB
4 3 (2.07%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.69%) MCP
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.17%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) SLA
3 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) GDPR
4 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.69%) Varnish
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 34 (23.45%) Oracle
2 25 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.83%) Sitecore
4 6 (4.14%) SAP
4 6 (4.14%) Tableau
5 5 (3.45%) Sage
6 2 (1.38%) Citrix
6 2 (1.38%) IBM
6 2 (1.38%) Remedy
7 1 (0.69%) Actian
7 1 (0.69%) Apple
7 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco
7 1 (0.69%) Cognos
7 1 (0.69%) Google
7 1 (0.69%) Serena
7 1 (0.69%) VMware