Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 195 216 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.86% 20.83% 23.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.57% 40.91% 44.62%
Number of salaries quoted 181 190 278
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% +1.39% -

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 519 528 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 52.85% 50.92% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 445 482 644
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 58 (29.74%) SQL Server
2 57 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (28.21%) C#
4 53 (27.18%) Java
5 45 (23.08%) Finance
6 42 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (21.54%) JavaScript
7 41 (21.03%) .NET
7 41 (21.03%) Microsoft
8 40 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
9 37 (18.97%) MVC
10 35 (17.95%) Python
11 34 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (15.38%) Mentoring
14 28 (14.36%) XML
14 28 (14.36%) MySQL
14 28 (14.36%) T-SQL
14 28 (14.36%) TDD
15 26 (13.33%) Git (software)
16 25 (12.82%) Spring
17 24 (12.31%) Software Engineering
17 24 (12.31%) PHP
17 24 (12.31%) ASP.NET
17 24 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (11.79%) DevOps
18 23 (11.79%) CSS
18 23 (11.79%) Subversion
19 22 (11.28%) Oracle
20 21 (10.77%) PowerShell

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 13 (6.67%) WordPress
2 12 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.10%) CMS
3 8 (4.10%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.59%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.56%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.05%) Apache
6 4 (2.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.05%) SAS
7 3 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (1.54%) Confluence
7 3 (1.54%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.54%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.03%) IIS
8 2 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.51%) CICS
9 1 (0.51%) JBoss
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.03%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.54%) SAP BPC
1 3 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.03%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (2.56%) PaaS
5 4 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.05%) IaaS
6 3 (1.54%) Office 365
6 3 (1.54%) SaaS
6 3 (1.54%) Serverless
6 3 (1.54%) Slack
6 3 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.03%) GitHub
7 2 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) Trello
8 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.74%) DNS
2 14 (7.18%) LAN
2 14 (7.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.18%) WAN
3 5 (2.56%) Firewall
4 4 (2.05%) SAN
5 3 (1.54%) Skype
6 2 (1.03%) Internet
7 1 (0.51%) DHCP
7 1 (0.51%) DMZ
7 1 (0.51%) HTTP
7 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.51%) Intranet
7 1 (0.51%) NAS
7 1 (0.51%) VPN
7 1 (0.51%) WebEx
7 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (29.74%) SQL Server
2 42 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (14.36%) MySQL
5 18 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (7.18%) Power BI
6 14 (7.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.62%) NoSQL
10 8 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.59%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (3.59%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.56%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.56%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.05%) Apache Hive
13 4 (2.05%) Big Data
13 4 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 26 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.79%) Subversion
3 19 (9.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (9.23%) Visual Studio
5 10 (5.13%) Maven
6 9 (4.62%) JUnit
7 7 (3.59%) JIRA
8 6 (3.08%) Ant
8 6 (3.08%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.08%) Gradle
8 6 (3.08%) TestNG
9 4 (2.05%) Selenium
10 2 (1.03%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.03%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (23.08%) Finance
2 11 (5.64%) Advertising
3 9 (4.62%) Law
4 4 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (1.54%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Back Office
6 2 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 94 (48.21%) Developer
2 32 (16.41%) Analyst
3 24 (12.31%) SQL Developer
4 21 (10.77%) .NET Developer
5 19 (9.74%) Java Developer
6 18 (9.23%) C# Developer
7 17 (8.72%) Senior Developer
8 15 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (6.67%) Architect
10 12 (6.15%) Lead DevOps
11 11 (5.64%) AWS DevOps
11 11 (5.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (5.64%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (5.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 9 (4.62%) Administrator
14 8 (4.10%) Junior
14 8 (4.10%) SSIS Developer
15 7 (3.59%) Software Developer
15 7 (3.59%) SSRS Developer
15 7 (3.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.03%) .NET
2 28 (14.36%) XML
3 25 (12.82%) Spring
4 24 (12.31%) ASP.NET
5 23 (11.79%) CSS
6 20 (10.26%) AngularJS
6 20 (10.26%) Web Services
7 19 (9.74%) HTML
8 18 (9.23%) SOAP
9 15 (7.69%) Hibernate
10 14 (7.18%) jQuery
10 14 (7.18%) LAMP
11 13 (6.67%) REST
12 11 (5.64%) JSON
13 9 (4.62%) RESTful
14 8 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (4.10%) React
15 6 (3.08%) Visualforce
15 6 (3.08%) WCF
15 6 (3.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.18%) Clustering
2 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.59%) Fintech
3 7 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.54%) iSeries
6 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) NHS
7 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.15%) Linux
2 8 (4.10%) Unix
3 6 (3.08%) Windows
4 5 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.03%) Android
6 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.97%) MVC
3 33 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 28 (14.36%) TDD
6 24 (12.31%) Software Engineering
7 23 (11.79%) DevOps
8 19 (9.74%) High Availability
8 19 (9.74%) Scrum
9 16 (8.21%) ETL
10 15 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 14 (7.18%) Load Balancing
12 13 (6.67%) Content Management
12 13 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (6.15%) Practice Management
14 11 (5.64%) Analytics
14 11 (5.64%) Test Automation
14 11 (5.64%) Unit Testing
15 10 (5.13%) Migration
16 9 (4.62%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.21%) C#
2 53 (27.18%) Java
3 42 (21.54%) JavaScript
4 35 (17.95%) Python
5 28 (14.36%) T-SQL
6 24 (12.31%) PHP
7 21 (10.77%) PowerShell
8 16 (8.21%) VB
9 15 (7.69%) Shell Script
10 14 (7.18%) Bash Shell
11 12 (6.15%) Ruby
12 11 (5.64%) VBA
13 10 (5.13%) PL/SQL
14 9 (4.62%) Java 8
15 6 (3.08%) Apex Code
15 6 (3.08%) C++
16 5 (2.56%) R
17 4 (2.05%) C
17 4 (2.05%) RPG
18 3 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (6.15%) Degree
2 2 (1.03%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (1.03%) CITP
2 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.08%) QA
3 5 (2.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.67%) Varnish
2 5 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.56%) Docker
3 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.51%) HDFS
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (7.18%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (6.67%) Puppet
2 13 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 4 (2.05%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.54%) Ansible
4 3 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.03%) Terraform
6 1 (0.51%) Kibana
6 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.28%) Oracle
3 10 (5.13%) Tableau
4 6 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.56%) Google
5 5 (2.56%) IBM
5 5 (2.56%) Teradata
5 5 (2.56%) VMware
6 3 (1.54%) Ariba
6 3 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.54%) Cognos
6 3 (1.54%) SAP
6 3 (1.54%) Sophos
6 3 (1.54%) Symantec
6 3 (1.54%) Veeam
7 2 (1.03%) Cisco
7 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.03%) Sencha
7 2 (1.03%) Sybase
7 2 (1.03%) TIBCO