Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 228 150 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.12% 18.20% 21.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.54% 38.46% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 203 137 260
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £26,375 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £53,882 £50,000
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 624 390 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 55.08% 47.33% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 538 366 644
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,625 £38,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +5.52% +6.21% +3.57%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 71 (31.14%) Java
2 67 (29.39%) Finance
3 63 (27.63%) SQL Server
4 56 (24.56%) C#
4 56 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (18.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 42 (18.42%) JavaScript
7 40 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
8 39 (17.11%) Microsoft
8 39 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (16.67%) .NET
9 38 (16.67%) XML
10 35 (15.35%) Oracle
11 34 (14.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (14.91%) MVC
12 33 (14.47%) HTML
13 32 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
14 31 (13.60%) Linux
14 31 (13.60%) Spring
15 30 (13.16%) VBA
15 30 (13.16%) CSS
16 29 (12.72%) T-SQL
17 28 (12.28%) PowerShell
18 26 (11.40%) Web Services
19 25 (10.96%) SOAP
19 25 (10.96%) Python
19 25 (10.96%) MySQL
19 25 (10.96%) DevOps
20 24 (10.53%) Git (software)

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 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.07%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.07%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.07%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.07%) WordPress
3 5 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.19%) SAS
4 4 (1.75%) Apache
4 4 (1.75%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.75%) CMS
4 4 (1.75%) Drupal
4 4 (1.75%) IIS
4 4 (1.75%) JBoss
5 3 (1.32%) CICS
5 3 (1.32%) Confluence
5 3 (1.32%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.75%) EngageOne
4 3 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.75%) Staffware
3 3 (1.32%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 43 (18.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.39%) Office 365
4 7 (3.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (3.07%) PaaS
5 6 (2.63%) SaaS
6 5 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.75%) IaaS
7 4 (1.75%) Slack
8 3 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.32%) GitHub
8 3 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (1.32%) Trello
9 2 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.14%) DNS
2 13 (5.70%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.39%) LAN
3 10 (4.39%) WAN
4 7 (3.07%) Firewall
5 4 (1.75%) HTTP
5 4 (1.75%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.75%) Skype
6 3 (1.32%) DHCP
6 3 (1.32%) Internet
6 3 (1.32%) SAN
6 3 (1.32%) SMS
7 2 (0.88%) SSL
8 1 (0.44%) DMZ
8 1 (0.44%) Intranet
8 1 (0.44%) NAS
8 1 (0.44%) SSH
8 1 (0.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (14.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (10.96%) MySQL
5 19 (8.33%) Power BI
6 18 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (6.14%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (4.39%) MS Access
10 9 (3.95%) NoSQL
10 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database
10 9 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (3.07%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.63%) Hadoop
13 5 (2.19%) MariaDB
13 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 19 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (6.58%) Subversion
5 12 (5.26%) Maven
6 11 (4.82%) JUnit
7 10 (4.39%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (3.95%) Selenium
9 8 (3.51%) Gradle
10 7 (3.07%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.07%) JIRA
11 6 (2.63%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.19%) TestNG
13 4 (1.75%) Ant
13 4 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.32%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.32%) CircleCI
15 2 (0.88%) Gerrit
15 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
16 1 (0.44%) Mocha
General
1 67 (29.39%) Finance
2 16 (7.02%) Banking
3 11 (4.82%) Law
4 8 (3.51%) Retail
5 7 (3.07%) Advertising
6 5 (2.19%) Games
6 5 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 121 (53.07%) Developer
2 36 (15.79%) Analyst
2 36 (15.79%) SQL Developer
3 25 (10.96%) Java Developer
4 16 (7.02%) .NET Developer
5 14 (6.14%) C# Developer
6 13 (5.70%) VBA Developer
7 12 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (4.82%) Junior
9 9 (3.95%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (3.95%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.95%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (3.95%) SSIS Developer
9 9 (3.95%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.51%) Architect
10 8 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (3.07%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.67%) .NET
1 38 (16.67%) XML
2 33 (14.47%) HTML
3 31 (13.60%) Spring
4 30 (13.16%) CSS
5 26 (11.40%) Web Services
6 25 (10.96%) SOAP
7 23 (10.09%) jQuery
8 22 (9.65%) JSON
9 16 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 16 (7.02%) ASP.NET
9 16 (7.02%) Hibernate
10 15 (6.58%) RESTful
11 11 (4.82%) LAMP
11 11 (4.82%) REST
12 10 (4.39%) Java EE
12 10 (4.39%) React
13 9 (3.95%) Sass
13 9 (3.95%) Spring Boot
14 8 (3.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.95%) Fintech
3 7 (3.07%) Clustering
4 6 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) CESG
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.60%) Linux
2 16 (7.02%) Unix
3 15 (6.58%) Windows
4 9 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.32%) Android
7 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (14.91%) MVC
4 25 (10.96%) DevOps
5 23 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (9.21%) Mentoring
6 21 (9.21%) TDD
7 19 (8.33%) Scrum
8 17 (7.46%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 15 (6.58%) Analytics
10 14 (6.14%) Visualisation
11 13 (5.70%) ETL
12 12 (5.26%) Practice Management
12 12 (5.26%) Web Development
13 11 (4.82%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.39%) Business Analysis
14 10 (4.39%) Configuration Management
14 10 (4.39%) CRM
15 9 (3.95%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (31.14%) Java
2 56 (24.56%) C#
3 42 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 30 (13.16%) VBA
5 29 (12.72%) T-SQL
6 28 (12.28%) PowerShell
7 25 (10.96%) Python
8 16 (7.02%) PHP
9 15 (6.58%) PL/SQL
10 14 (6.14%) VB
11 10 (4.39%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.95%) Java 8
13 8 (3.51%) Shell Script
14 7 (3.07%) Ruby
15 4 (1.75%) C++
15 4 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (1.32%) ABAP
16 3 (1.32%) C
17 2 (0.88%) Groovy
17 2 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (9.65%) Degree
2 5 (2.19%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.88%) CITP
5 2 (0.88%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.44%) MCSA
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.51%) Varnish
3 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.75%) Docker
5 3 (1.32%) vSphere
6 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.07%) Puppet
1 7 (3.07%) ZABBIX
2 4 (1.75%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.32%) Ansible
3 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.32%) Terraform
4 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.44%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.35%) Oracle
3 12 (5.26%) VMware
4 10 (4.39%) Google
4 10 (4.39%) Tableau
5 5 (2.19%) Guidewire
6 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.75%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.32%) Ariba
7 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.32%) Cognos
7 3 (1.32%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.32%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.32%) SAP
7 3 (1.32%) Sencha
7 3 (1.32%) Sophos
7 3 (1.32%) Symantec
7 3 (1.32%) Veeam
8 2 (0.88%) IBM
8 2 (0.88%) Sybase