Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Developer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 100 87
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 36 14 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.27% 0.99% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.01% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 47
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,200 £24,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £42,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,535 1,392 2,097
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 98.10% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,285 1,240 1,884
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,349 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in South Wales

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Developer in South Wales.

Salary trend for SQL Developer in South Wales

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in South Wales

SQL Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 31 £35,000 -8.50% 3
Newport +11 3 £42,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £45,000 - 2
Caerphilly - 1 £31,500 -
SQL Developer
Wales

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, SQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 33 (91.67%) SQL
2 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (44.44%) Finance
5 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 14 (38.89%) C#
7 13 (36.11%) XML
8 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 12 (33.33%) HTML
8 12 (33.33%) VBA
8 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (30.56%) Java
9 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
9 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (27.78%) jQuery
10 10 (27.78%) JSON
11 9 (25.00%) Degree
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (25.00%) MVC
11 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (25.00%) ETL
11 9 (25.00%) VB
12 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (19.44%) Practice Management
13 7 (19.44%) Scrum
13 7 (19.44%) .NET
13 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (13.89%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) HTTP
1 5 (13.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (30.56%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (13.89%) DB2
7 5 (13.89%) MySQL
7 5 (13.89%) Power BI
7 5 (13.89%) PowerPivot
7 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
7 5 (13.89%) SAS EBI
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (11.11%) MS Access
9 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.33%) Gradle
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Advertising
3 3 (8.33%) Law
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) XML
2 12 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) jQuery
3 10 (27.78%) JSON
4 7 (19.44%) .NET
4 7 (19.44%) CSS
5 5 (13.89%) RESTful
5 5 (13.89%) Sass
5 5 (13.89%) SOAP
6 4 (11.11%) Spring
7 3 (8.33%) JDBC
7 3 (8.33%) Web Services
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (25.00%) ETL
2 9 (25.00%) MVC
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (19.44%) Practice Management
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) Data Integration
5 5 (13.89%) ETL Development
5 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
6 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 3 (8.33%) API Design
7 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (8.33%) OOD
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Data Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Product Breakdown Structure
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (33.33%) VBA
4 11 (30.56%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
5 9 (25.00%) VB
6 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Google
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle