Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 170 265 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.32% 23.85% 26.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.17% 42.47% 49.57%
Number of salaries quoted 158 243 297
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £27,675 £24,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -

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 470 624 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 53.41% 56.17% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 413 573 604
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +0.67% +6.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,900
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £50,875
South Wales median annual salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.67% - +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 27 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 51 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.71%) C#
3 39 (22.94%) SQL Server
4 35 (20.59%) .NET
5 34 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
6 33 (19.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (18.24%) Finance
8 28 (16.47%) PHP
9 27 (15.88%) Python
9 27 (15.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (14.71%) MVC
11 24 (14.12%) MySQL
11 24 (14.12%) T-SQL
12 23 (13.53%) Git (software)
13 22 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (12.94%) Mentoring
13 22 (12.94%) Java
13 22 (12.94%) Scrum
14 20 (11.76%) ETL
14 20 (11.76%) Software Engineering
15 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET
15 19 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (11.18%) DevOps
16 18 (10.59%) AngularJS
16 18 (10.59%) Data Analysis
16 18 (10.59%) TDD
17 17 (10.00%) CMS
17 17 (10.00%) XML

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 17 (10.00%) CMS
2 10 (5.88%) WordPress
3 9 (5.29%) Apache
3 9 (5.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (5.29%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.12%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.94%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.35%) IIS
7 3 (1.76%) nginx
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.18%) SAS
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.59%) CICS
9 1 (0.59%) Drupal
9 1 (0.59%) JBoss
9 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.59%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Sage X3
2 2 (1.18%) Infor CloudSuite
2 2 (1.18%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) DNS
2 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.88%) LAN
3 10 (5.88%) WAN
4 3 (1.76%) Firewall
4 3 (1.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
5 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 33 (19.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (15.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (14.12%) MySQL
5 11 (6.47%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.29%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.12%) MS Access
7 7 (4.12%) Power BI
7 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.35%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.76%) Big Data
11 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (8.24%) Subversion
3 14 (8.24%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.12%) Selenium
5 5 (2.94%) Maven
6 4 (2.35%) Ant
6 4 (2.35%) Gradle
6 4 (2.35%) JUnit
6 4 (2.35%) TestNG
7 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.76%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.76%) Xdebug
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.59%) JIRA
9 1 (0.59%) JMeter
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (18.24%) Finance
2 8 (4.71%) Advertising
3 4 (2.35%) Banking
4 3 (1.76%) Games
4 3 (1.76%) Law
4 3 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.76%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Legal
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (42.94%) Developer
2 21 (12.35%) .NET Developer
2 21 (12.35%) Analyst
3 19 (11.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (11.18%) C# Developer
4 16 (9.41%) SQL Developer
5 15 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.47%) Administrator
6 11 (6.47%) Data Engineer
7 10 (5.88%) Data Migration Engineer
7 10 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) Consultant
8 9 (5.29%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (5.29%) PHP Developer
8 9 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (4.71%) DBA
9 8 (4.71%) Sage Support
9 8 (4.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 8 (4.71%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (4.71%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.59%) .NET
2 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET
3 18 (10.59%) AngularJS
4 17 (10.00%) HTML
4 17 (10.00%) XML
5 16 (9.41%) CSS
6 15 (8.82%) jQuery
7 13 (7.65%) REST
8 12 (7.06%) Web Services
9 11 (6.47%) LAMP
9 11 (6.47%) SOAP
9 11 (6.47%) Spring
10 7 (4.12%) React
11 6 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (3.53%) RequireJS
11 6 (3.53%) Visualforce
12 5 (2.94%) RESTful
12 5 (2.94%) WCF
13 4 (2.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.47%) Clustering
4 9 (5.29%) iSeries
4 9 (5.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.35%) Fintech
6 4 (2.35%) NHS
7 3 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.18%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.59%) Robotics
9 1 (0.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.65%) Linux
2 6 (3.53%) Unix
3 3 (1.76%) Windows
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) CentOS
5 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.71%) MVC
3 22 (12.94%) Mentoring
3 22 (12.94%) Scrum
4 20 (11.76%) ETL
4 20 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 19 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (11.18%) DevOps
6 18 (10.59%) Data Analysis
6 18 (10.59%) TDD
7 17 (10.00%) High Availability
8 16 (9.41%) Migration
8 16 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (8.24%) Data Migration
10 13 (7.65%) Data Mapping
10 13 (7.65%) Information Management
10 13 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (6.47%) Load Balancing
12 10 (5.88%) Content Management
12 10 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.71%) C#
2 34 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (16.47%) PHP
4 27 (15.88%) Python
5 24 (14.12%) T-SQL
6 22 (12.94%) Java
7 13 (7.65%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.06%) VB
9 11 (6.47%) VBA
10 10 (5.88%) Bash Shell
11 9 (5.29%) PL/SQL
12 8 (4.71%) PowerShell
13 7 (4.12%) C++
14 6 (3.53%) Apex Code
14 6 (3.53%) R
14 6 (3.53%) Ruby
15 5 (2.94%) C
15 5 (2.94%) RPG
16 4 (2.35%) Java 8
17 3 (1.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.47%) Degree
2 6 (3.53%) HND
3 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.41%) QA
2 8 (4.71%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.94%) GDPR
4 2 (1.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (6.47%) Varnish
2 4 (2.35%) Docker
3 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.88%) Puppet
2 10 (5.88%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.18%) Ansible
3 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.24%) Oracle
3 9 (5.29%) IBM
3 9 (5.29%) Sitecore
4 8 (4.71%) Sage
5 6 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.53%) Tableau
5 6 (3.53%) Teradata
6 3 (1.76%) VMware
7 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.18%) Infor
7 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.18%) Sophos
7 2 (1.18%) Symantec
7 2 (1.18%) Veeam
8 1 (0.59%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.59%) Coverity
8 1 (0.59%) IFS
8 1 (0.59%) Informatica
8 1 (0.59%) Sencha