Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 184 159 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.31% 18.57% 22.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.45% 35.89% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 162 143 254
Cardiff median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,575 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,200 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -

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 550 443 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 57.71% 51.75% 56.55%
Number of salaries quoted 474 390 630
Cardiff median annual salary £38,447 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,225 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,625 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +5.48% +4.29%

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 22 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 83 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 61 (33.15%) C#
4 60 (32.61%) .NET
5 48 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 45 (24.46%) Finance
7 42 (22.83%) JavaScript
8 35 (19.02%) XML
9 33 (17.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 30 (16.30%) HTML
12 29 (15.76%) Python
13 28 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (14.67%) Java
15 26 (14.13%) QA
16 25 (13.59%) T-SQL
16 25 (13.59%) Scrum
17 24 (13.04%) C++
17 24 (13.04%) Power BI
18 23 (12.50%) Oracle
18 23 (12.50%) ETL
19 22 (11.96%) Degree
19 22 (11.96%) Git (software)
20 21 (11.41%) Test Automation
21 20 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (10.87%) Analytics
21 20 (10.87%) MySQL
22 19 (10.33%) 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 7 (3.80%) Confluence
1 7 (3.80%) SAS
2 4 (2.17%) JBoss
2 4 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.63%) Apache
3 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) Drupal
5 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Notepad++
4 1 (0.54%) SPSS
4 1 (0.54%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.89%) GitHub
3 9 (4.89%) Office 365
4 7 (3.80%) SaaS
5 3 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.54%) npm
6 1 (0.54%) NuGet
6 1 (0.54%) Slack
6 1 (0.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.17%) HTTP
1 4 (2.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.54%) Firewall
2 1 (0.54%) IPv4
2 1 (0.54%) IPv6
2 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (13.04%) Power BI
5 20 (10.87%) MySQL
6 19 (10.33%) Big Data
7 18 (9.78%) Relational Database
8 17 (9.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (7.61%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (4.89%) QlikView
11 8 (4.35%) NoSQL
12 6 (3.26%) DB2
12 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (2.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
13 5 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (2.17%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 22 (11.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.98%) Selenium
4 8 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.35%) JIRA
5 7 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.80%) Subversion
6 6 (3.26%) JMeter
7 5 (2.72%) GitLab
7 5 (2.72%) JUnit
7 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.17%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.63%) Grunt
9 3 (1.63%) Xdebug
10 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.09%) Maven
11 1 (0.54%) Ant
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.54%) XMLSpy
General
1 45 (24.46%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Banking
3 10 (5.43%) Advertising
3 10 (5.43%) Retail
4 7 (3.80%) Marketing
5 6 (3.26%) Games
5 6 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.09%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (44.57%) Developer
2 40 (21.74%) Analyst
3 19 (10.33%) Software Developer
4 18 (9.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 18 (9.78%) SQL Developer
5 15 (8.15%) Junior
6 13 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.52%) SQL BI Developer
8 10 (5.43%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.43%) DBA
9 9 (4.89%) Architect
9 9 (4.89%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.89%) Data Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
11 7 (3.80%) Administrator
11 7 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (3.80%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.61%) .NET
2 35 (19.02%) XML
3 30 (16.30%) HTML
4 19 (10.33%) CSS
5 18 (9.78%) SOAP
6 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET
6 14 (7.61%) jQuery
7 13 (7.07%) RESTful
7 13 (7.07%) Web Services
8 11 (5.98%) JSON
9 9 (4.89%) HTML5
10 7 (3.80%) .NET Framework
10 7 (3.80%) Spring
11 6 (3.26%) REST
12 4 (2.17%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.17%) JPA
13 3 (1.63%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.63%) Laravel
13 3 (1.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.80%) Fintech
4 6 (3.26%) Robotics
5 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.17%) User Experience
7 2 (1.09%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.09%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.43%) Windows
2 9 (4.89%) Linux
3 6 (3.26%) Unix
4 2 (1.09%) Android
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (13.59%) Scrum
4 23 (12.50%) ETL
5 21 (11.41%) Test Automation
6 20 (10.87%) Analytics
7 19 (10.33%) Project Management
8 18 (9.78%) Software Engineering
8 18 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (7.61%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.07%) ETL Development
10 13 (7.07%) MVC
11 12 (6.52%) Data Integration
11 12 (6.52%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.98%) CRM
12 11 (5.98%) Test Management
13 10 (5.43%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (4.89%) Data Modelling
14 9 (4.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 61 (33.15%) C#
2 42 (22.83%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.76%) Python
4 27 (14.67%) Java
5 25 (13.59%) T-SQL
6 24 (13.04%) C++
7 16 (8.70%) PHP
8 14 (7.61%) VB.NET
9 10 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 9 (4.89%) VBA
11 7 (3.80%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.26%) VB
13 5 (2.72%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.63%) C
15 2 (1.09%) CFML
16 1 (0.54%) COBOL
16 1 (0.54%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.54%) PL/1
16 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (11.96%) Degree
2 10 (5.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.54%) OCA
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.13%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) SLA
3 5 (2.72%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.63%) GDPR
4 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) vSphere
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.54%) Varnish
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.17%) Control-M
2 2 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.50%) Oracle
3 10 (5.43%) Tableau
4 6 (3.26%) Automation Anywhere
4 6 (3.26%) Blue Prism
4 6 (3.26%) UiPath
5 5 (2.72%) Google
6 4 (2.17%) Informatica
6 4 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (2.17%) RedGate
6 4 (2.17%) Talend
6 4 (2.17%) Teradata
7 3 (1.63%) Cognos
7 3 (1.63%) VMware
8 2 (1.09%) Citrix
9 1 (0.54%) Avaya
9 1 (0.54%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.54%) SAP
9 1 (0.54%) Zend