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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 104 147 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 21.31% 21.34% 21.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.07% 41.88% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 90 131 116
Median salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 236 351 339
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 48.36% 50.94% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 215 326 273
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 90 (39.65%) SQL Server
2 73 (32.16%) Finance
3 71 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (30.84%) .NET
5 66 (29.07%) C#
6 64 (28.19%) JavaScript
7 53 (23.35%) Microsoft
8 48 (21.15%) ASP.NET
9 46 (20.26%) Oracle
10 44 (19.38%) HTML
11 43 (18.94%) Windows
12 40 (17.62%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (15.86%) Java
13 36 (15.86%) MVC
14 35 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (14.98%) CSS
16 32 (14.10%) T-SQL
16 32 (14.10%) Degree
17 30 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (12.78%) Software Engineering
18 29 (12.78%) XML
18 29 (12.78%) ETL
19 26 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
20 25 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 25 (11.01%) Visual Studio
21 24 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 23 (10.13%) SOAP
22 23 (10.13%) MySQL
23 21 (9.25%) Web Services
23 21 (9.25%) SDLC

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 6 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.76%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.76%) CMS
2 4 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.76%) SAS
3 3 (1.32%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.88%) WordPress
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Sage 200
1 6 (2.64%) Sage 50
2 5 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.44%) Compiere
6 1 (0.44%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.20%) Office 365
3 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.32%) GitHub
4 3 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.76%) Firewall
1 4 (1.76%) VPN
2 3 (1.32%) NAS
2 3 (1.32%) SAN
3 2 (0.88%) Broadband
3 2 (0.88%) VLAN
4 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (39.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (10.13%) MySQL
5 19 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (7.93%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (6.17%) NoSQL
8 14 (6.17%) Relational Database
9 13 (5.73%) Oracle Database
9 13 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (4.41%) Hadoop
10 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (3.96%) Big Data
12 7 (3.08%) Apache Hive
12 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (11.01%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.93%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.52%) Maven
5 7 (3.08%) Selenium
6 6 (2.64%) NUnit
7 5 (2.20%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.20%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.76%) Subversion
9 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.88%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.88%) JUnit
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.88%) Toad
11 1 (0.44%) Ant
11 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.44%) SonarQube
General
1 73 (32.16%) Finance
2 14 (6.17%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.41%) Advertising
4 5 (2.20%) Law
5 4 (1.76%) Legal
5 4 (1.76%) Retail
6 3 (1.32%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.88%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (56.83%) Developer
2 45 (19.82%) Analyst
3 36 (15.86%) .NET Developer
4 28 (12.33%) SQL Developer
5 27 (11.89%) C# Developer
6 26 (11.45%) Java Developer
7 23 (10.13%) Senior Developer
7 23 (10.13%) Software Developer
8 21 (9.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (7.05%) Oracle Developer
10 14 (6.17%) C# Software Developer
11 13 (5.73%) Test Analyst
12 11 (4.85%) .NET Software Developer
12 11 (4.85%) Senior SQL Developer
13 10 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (3.96%) Administrator
14 9 (3.96%) DBA
15 8 (3.52%) Junior
15 8 (3.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (30.84%) .NET
2 48 (21.15%) ASP.NET
3 44 (19.38%) HTML
4 34 (14.98%) CSS
5 30 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (12.78%) XML
7 23 (10.13%) SOAP
8 21 (9.25%) Web Services
9 20 (8.81%) Spring
10 15 (6.61%) jQuery
11 13 (5.73%) Hibernate
12 12 (5.29%) AngularJS
13 11 (4.85%) REST
14 9 (3.96%) XSLT
15 7 (3.08%) Ajax
15 7 (3.08%) RESTful
16 6 (2.64%) Django
16 6 (2.64%) HTML5
16 6 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (2.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.62%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.52%) Fintech
5 5 (2.20%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.20%) NHS
6 4 (1.76%) CMDB
6 4 (1.76%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.76%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.76%) Replication
6 4 (1.76%) User Experience
7 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.94%) Windows
2 13 (5.73%) Linux
3 9 (3.96%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.52%) Unix
4 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.08%) CentOS
6 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.32%) Android
9 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.88%) VMS
10 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.86%) MVC
3 35 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (12.78%) ETL
4 29 (12.78%) Software Engineering
5 21 (9.25%) SDLC
6 20 (8.81%) Web Development
7 19 (8.37%) Scrum
7 19 (8.37%) TDD
8 18 (7.93%) Test Automation
9 16 (7.05%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.61%) Waterfall
11 13 (5.73%) Analytics
12 12 (5.29%) Project Management
12 12 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.85%) Change Management
13 11 (4.85%) CRM
13 11 (4.85%) ITIL
14 10 (4.41%) Data Analysis
14 10 (4.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 66 (29.07%) C#
2 64 (28.19%) JavaScript
3 36 (15.86%) Java
4 32 (14.10%) T-SQL
5 20 (8.81%) PL/SQL
6 13 (5.73%) Python
7 11 (4.85%) C
7 11 (4.85%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.52%) PHP
9 5 (2.20%) R
9 5 (2.20%) VB
10 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.32%) Ruby
11 2 (0.88%) Perl
11 2 (0.88%) VBScript
12 1 (0.44%) ABAP
12 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.44%) Scala
12 1 (0.44%) VBA
12 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (14.10%) Degree
2 12 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.64%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.76%) CCNA
4 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.88%) ISEB
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.44%) HND
6 1 (0.44%) MCITP
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.73%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.64%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.76%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.88%) Grafana
3 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 53 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.26%) Oracle
3 15 (6.61%) VMware
4 11 (4.85%) Cisco
5 7 (3.08%) Sage
5 7 (3.08%) Tableau
6 6 (2.64%) Google
7 4 (1.76%) Juniper
7 4 (1.76%) SAP
7 4 (1.76%) Veeam
8 2 (0.88%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.88%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.88%) WSO2
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.44%) F5
9 1 (0.44%) Infor
9 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 5 days ago