Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 328 246 281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 20.76% 17.15% 20.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.19% 31.95% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 305 222 261
Median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,000 £55,349
Wales median annual salary £42,250 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.75% -2.67% -

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 882 770 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 55.82% 53.70% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 775 652 665
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,250 £57,500 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% -1.27% +5.33%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in South Wales

SQL
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in South Wales.

Salary trend for SQL in South Wales

SQL
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in South Wales over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in South Wales

SQL
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 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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 +1 229 £42,500 +16.75% 22
Newport +6 60 £45,000 +1.69% 14
Caerphilly - 18 £40,000 - 3
Bridgend +1 7 £31,500 -10.64% 2
Merthyr Tydfil - 5 £41,905 -
Neath Port Talbot - 5 £32,500 - 2
Vale of Glamorgan 0 2 £40,000 - 1
Torfaen +6 1 £27,500 -42.11% 2
Monmouthshire -1 1 £24,000 -20.00%
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 98 (29.88%) .NET
2 96 (29.27%) C#
3 92 (28.05%) Finance
4 91 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (26.52%) Microsoft
6 85 (25.91%) SQL Server
7 80 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
8 79 (24.09%) Azure
9 67 (20.43%) JavaScript
9 67 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
10 64 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
11 58 (17.68%) Java
12 55 (16.77%) AWS
13 46 (14.02%) NoSQL
14 45 (13.72%) ETL
15 42 (12.80%) Python
15 42 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
16 41 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 41 (12.50%) Software Engineering
17 40 (12.20%) Oracle
18 39 (11.89%) MVC
18 39 (11.89%) DevOps
19 38 (11.59%) T-SQL
20 37 (11.28%) TDD
20 37 (11.28%) BDD
21 36 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 34 (10.37%) SharePoint
23 33 (10.06%) Scrum
24 32 (9.76%) Git (software)
25 30 (9.15%) Power Platform

SQL
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 34 (10.37%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.96%) IIS
2 13 (3.96%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (3.05%) Confluence
6 7 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.83%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.91%) Apache
10 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.61%) lighttpd
10 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.61%) SAS
10 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.30%) Drupal
11 1 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.61%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 79 (24.09%) Azure
2 55 (16.77%) AWS
3 30 (9.15%) Power Platform
4 15 (4.57%) Office 365
5 10 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.05%) SaaS
6 9 (2.74%) GCP
7 7 (2.13%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.52%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.22%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.91%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.91%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.91%) GitHub
10 3 (0.91%) Serverless
11 2 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.61%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.27%) Firewall
3 13 (3.96%) DNS
4 12 (3.66%) DHCP
5 10 (3.05%) LAN
5 10 (3.05%) VPN
5 10 (3.05%) WAN
5 10 (3.05%) WLAN
6 6 (1.83%) SNMP
6 6 (1.83%) VoIP
7 5 (1.52%) SAN
8 2 (0.61%) DKIM
8 2 (0.61%) DMARC
8 2 (0.61%) HTTP
8 2 (0.61%) Skype
8 2 (0.61%) Wireless
8 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.30%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (25.91%) SQL Server
2 64 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (14.02%) NoSQL
4 41 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (9.15%) Power BI
7 27 (8.23%) Relational Database
8 25 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (5.79%) RDBMS
11 18 (5.49%) Oracle Database
12 17 (5.18%) MySQL
13 16 (4.88%) MongoDB
14 14 (4.27%) Big Data
15 13 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (3.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 11 (3.35%) OLTP
17 11 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (3.05%) SQL Server 2017
19 9 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.10%) Visual Studio Team System
3 18 (5.49%) JIRA
4 12 (3.66%) Cucumber
4 12 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.05%) Selenium
6 9 (2.74%) Maven
6 9 (2.74%) WebDriver
7 8 (2.44%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.52%) RSpec
9 4 (1.22%) Postman
9 4 (1.22%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.22%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.22%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.61%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 92 (28.05%) Finance
2 20 (6.10%) Advertising
3 17 (5.18%) Games
4 15 (4.57%) Retail
5 10 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.74%) Retail Finance
7 8 (2.44%) Marketing
7 8 (2.44%) Military
8 5 (1.52%) Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.52%) Welsh Language
9 4 (1.22%) Electronics
9 4 (1.22%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.61%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 182 (55.49%) Developer
2 43 (13.11%) Analyst
3 42 (12.80%) .NET Developer
4 34 (10.37%) Senior Developer
5 29 (8.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 25 (7.62%) Software Developer
7 22 (6.71%) SQL Developer
8 21 (6.40%) Java Developer
9 20 (6.10%) Software Engineer
10 17 (5.18%) Lead Developer
11 16 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
11 16 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Lead
12 13 (3.96%) Support Analyst
12 13 (3.96%) Support Engineer
13 12 (3.66%) Architect
14 11 (3.35%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.35%) Data Analyst
14 11 (3.35%) Data Engineer
15 10 (3.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (29.88%) .NET
2 28 (8.54%) CSS
2 28 (8.54%) HTML
2 28 (8.54%) Spring
3 25 (7.62%) AngularJS
4 21 (6.40%) Hibernate
5 18 (5.49%) ASP.NET
5 18 (5.49%) jQuery
5 18 (5.49%) Node.js
5 18 (5.49%) Web Services
6 12 (3.66%) WCF
7 11 (3.35%) RESTful
7 11 (3.35%) Struts
7 11 (3.35%) XML
8 10 (3.05%) JSON
8 10 (3.05%) Spring Boot
9 8 (2.44%) Middleware
9 8 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (2.13%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.05%) Clustering
3 10 (3.05%) Replication
3 10 (3.05%) Social Media
4 8 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.83%) User Experience
6 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.22%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.91%) iSeries
9 2 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.32%) Windows
2 22 (6.71%) Linux
3 15 (4.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (1.22%) Unix
7 3 (0.91%) Android
7 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.61%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (13.72%) ETL
5 41 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 39 (11.89%) DevOps
6 39 (11.89%) MVC
7 37 (11.28%) BDD
7 37 (11.28%) TDD
8 33 (10.06%) Scrum
9 27 (8.23%) Analytics
10 26 (7.93%) Coaching
10 26 (7.93%) Fintech
11 25 (7.62%) Kanban
12 22 (6.71%) SOLID
13 20 (6.10%) Data Modelling
14 19 (5.79%) Open Source
14 19 (5.79%) Visualisation
15 16 (4.88%) Microservices
15 16 (4.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 96 (29.27%) C#
2 67 (20.43%) JavaScript
3 58 (17.68%) Java
4 42 (12.80%) Python
5 38 (11.59%) T-SQL
6 27 (8.23%) PL/SQL
7 20 (6.10%) C
8 18 (5.49%) VB.NET
9 15 (4.57%) R
10 11 (3.35%) C++
10 11 (3.35%) VBA
11 10 (3.05%) Ruby
12 8 (2.44%) Go
12 8 (2.44%) PHP
13 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.52%) VB
13 5 (1.52%) XPath
14 3 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.91%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.91%) RPG
Qualifications
1 27 (8.23%) Degree
2 15 (4.57%) MCSA
2 15 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.66%) MCSE
4 7 (2.13%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.83%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.52%) HND
6 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) CBAP
7 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.91%) CISMP
8 3 (0.91%) CISSP
8 3 (0.91%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.61%) CCNA
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.61%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.61%) GCIA
9 2 (0.61%) GCIH
9 2 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.88%) SLA
2 13 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.35%) QA
4 10 (3.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (5.79%) Active Directory
1 19 (5.79%) Docker
2 14 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.52%) Firmware
5 2 (0.61%) Snort
5 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (4.57%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.05%) Terraform
3 4 (1.22%) Ansible
4 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (26.52%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.20%) Oracle
3 23 (7.01%) Tableau
4 20 (6.10%) IBM
5 17 (5.18%) VMware
6 12 (3.66%) Sitecore
6 12 (3.66%) Veeam
7 11 (3.35%) RedGate
8 9 (2.74%) Google
9 7 (2.13%) Cognos
9 7 (2.13%) Facebook
10 6 (1.83%) SAP
11 5 (1.52%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.52%) Blue Prism
12 4 (1.22%) Actian
12 4 (1.22%) Cisco
12 4 (1.22%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.22%) HP
12 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.22%) Xceptor