Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 151 266 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.64% 21.75% 23.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.02% 39.82% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 132 255 308
Cardiff median annual salary £35,250 £35,000 £33,587
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.71% +4.21% -4.04%
10th Percentile £26,025 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,625 £55,000 £47,325
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £34,789
% change year-on-year -1.41% +2.04% +0.11%

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 387 668 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 50.33% 54.62% 52.04%
Number of salaries quoted 342 635 646
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,625
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 (25.17%) JavaScript
2 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.52%) SQL Server
4 30 (19.87%) Finance
5 29 (19.21%) C#
6 25 (16.56%) .NET
7 24 (15.89%) HTML
8 23 (15.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (15.23%) QA
9 22 (14.57%) Java
9 22 (14.57%) PHP
9 22 (14.57%) T-SQL
9 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
10 21 (13.91%) CSS
10 21 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (13.25%) Oracle
11 20 (13.25%) SOAP
11 20 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (12.58%) XML
13 18 (11.92%) ERP
13 18 (11.92%) Scrum
14 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (10.60%) Git (software)
15 16 (10.60%) ETL
16 15 (9.93%) MVC
16 15 (9.93%) Software Engineering
16 15 (9.93%) REST
17 14 (9.27%) Data Analysis
17 14 (9.27%) jQuery

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 (5.96%) CMS
2 7 (4.64%) Apache
2 7 (4.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.97%) Apache Pig
3 6 (3.97%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.99%) IIS
5 3 (1.99%) nginx
6 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.66%) Confluence
7 1 (0.66%) Drupal
7 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.66%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Sage X3
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Infor CloudSuite
2 2 (1.32%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.31%) SaaS
4 4 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.99%) Office 365
6 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.66%) GitHub
6 1 (0.66%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.66%) Heroku
6 1 (0.66%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.66%) PaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) SMS
2 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.32%) Intranet
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.61%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (5.96%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (5.96%) MS Access
6 8 (5.30%) MySQL
6 8 (5.30%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.64%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (3.97%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.97%) Big Data
8 6 (3.97%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.97%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.31%) Power BI
9 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (10.60%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.28%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.64%) JUnit
4 7 (4.64%) Selenium
5 5 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.65%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.65%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.65%) Xdebug
7 3 (1.99%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.32%) Gradle
8 2 (1.32%) JIRA
8 2 (1.32%) JMeter
8 2 (1.32%) Maven
8 2 (1.32%) Moq
8 2 (1.32%) NUnit
8 2 (1.32%) Subversion
8 2 (1.32%) TestNG
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (19.87%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
2 7 (4.64%) Retail
3 6 (3.97%) Games
4 4 (2.65%) Law
5 3 (1.99%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (42.38%) Developer
2 25 (16.56%) Analyst
3 14 (9.27%) C# Developer
4 13 (8.61%) Software Engineer
5 12 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.28%) .NET Developer
6 11 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.28%) PHP Developer
6 11 (7.28%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Consultant
8 9 (5.96%) Sage Consultant
8 9 (5.96%) Sage Support
8 9 (5.96%) Support Consultant
8 9 (5.96%) Systems Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Administrator
9 8 (5.30%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Data Migration Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Migration Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.56%) .NET
2 24 (15.89%) HTML
3 21 (13.91%) CSS
4 20 (13.25%) SOAP
5 19 (12.58%) XML
6 15 (9.93%) REST
7 14 (9.27%) jQuery
8 13 (8.61%) AngularJS
9 11 (7.28%) Web Services
10 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET
11 8 (5.30%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.30%) Symfony
12 7 (4.64%) React
13 6 (3.97%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (3.97%) RequireJS
13 6 (3.97%) Spring
14 5 (3.31%) Laravel
15 4 (2.65%) Ajax
15 4 (2.65%) CSS3
15 4 (2.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.61%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.64%) Fintech
5 6 (3.97%) iSeries
6 5 (3.31%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.99%) NHS
9 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.66%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.66%) Robotics
10 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.66%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.96%) Linux
2 6 (3.97%) Windows
3 3 (1.99%) Unix
4 2 (1.32%) Android
4 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (11.92%) ERP
3 18 (11.92%) Scrum
4 16 (10.60%) ETL
5 15 (9.93%) MVC
5 15 (9.93%) Software Engineering
6 14 (9.27%) Data Analysis
7 13 (8.61%) OOP
8 11 (7.28%) ITIL
9 10 (6.62%) Process Improvement
9 10 (6.62%) SDLC
10 9 (5.96%) Analytics
10 9 (5.96%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.30%) Data Migration
11 8 (5.30%) DevOps
11 8 (5.30%) Migration
11 8 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (4.64%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
2 29 (19.21%) C#
3 22 (14.57%) Java
3 22 (14.57%) PHP
3 22 (14.57%) T-SQL
4 9 (5.96%) VB
4 9 (5.96%) VBA
5 8 (5.30%) TypeScript
6 7 (4.64%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.64%) Python
6 7 (4.64%) Scala
7 6 (3.97%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.65%) C
8 4 (2.65%) PHP 5
8 4 (2.65%) R
9 3 (1.99%) C++
10 2 (1.32%) Perl
11 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.66%) RPG
11 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (8.61%) Degree
2 6 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.97%) HND
3 3 (1.99%) ISEB
3 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.66%) CCNA
4 1 (0.66%) CCNP
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.66%) MCP
4 1 (0.66%) MCSE
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.23%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) GDPR
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Docker
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.66%) Varnish
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.25%) Oracle
3 10 (6.62%) Sage
4 7 (4.64%) IBM
4 7 (4.64%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.31%) Tableau
6 4 (2.65%) SAP
7 2 (1.32%) Citrix
7 2 (1.32%) Infor
8 1 (0.66%) Apple
8 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.66%) Cognos
8 1 (0.66%) Coverity
8 1 (0.66%) Epicor
8 1 (0.66%) Google
8 1 (0.66%) Informatica
8 1 (0.66%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.66%) Serena
8 1 (0.66%) Teradata
8 1 (0.66%) VMware