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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 205 310 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 23.54% 24.94% 18.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.07% 50.49% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 162 261 194
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 476 614 591
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 54.65% 49.40% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 416 524 510
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +4.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £26,000 £29,389
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

SQL
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SQL in South Wales

SQL
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 126 £36,500 +4.28% 20
Newport +5 46 £42,500 - 1
Torfaen -1 6 £34,500 -9.21%
Caerphilly -2 5 £32,000 -23.35% 2
Bridgend +2 4 £36,500 +8.14% 3
Neath Port Talbot +4 2 £41,500 +12.92%
Rhondda Cynon Taff -1 2 £32,000 -3.03% 1
Monmouthshire -3 1 £19,000 -41.53%
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 162 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (36.01%) SQL Server
3 156 (35.78%) Finance
4 131 (30.05%) .NET
5 126 (28.90%) Microsoft
6 124 (28.44%) C#
7 120 (27.52%) JavaScript
8 97 (22.25%) T-SQL
9 96 (22.02%) HTML
10 84 (19.27%) ASP.NET
11 82 (18.81%) CSS
12 78 (17.89%) Oracle
13 77 (17.66%) MVC
14 72 (16.51%) Windows
15 64 (14.68%) XML
15 64 (14.68%) Java
16 62 (14.22%) MS Excel
17 60 (13.76%) jQuery
18 58 (13.30%) Degree
19 56 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
20 55 (12.61%) Scrum
21 52 (11.93%) Web Services
21 52 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
22 51 (11.70%) Advertising
23 49 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 48 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
25 47 (10.78%) SOAP
26 45 (10.32%) PL/SQL
26 45 (10.32%) ETL
27 44 (10.09%) Business Intelligence

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 14 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.52%) JBoss
3 10 (2.29%) Apache
3 10 (2.29%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.06%) SAS
5 6 (1.38%) IIS
6 5 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.92%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.92%) CMS
8 3 (0.69%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.69%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.46%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (2.52%) Oracle Receivables
1 11 (2.52%) Sage 200
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle Assets
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.38%) Sage 50
4 3 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Compiere
6 1 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.15%) SaaS
4 4 (0.92%) GitHub
4 4 (0.92%) Office 365
5 3 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.46%) IaaS
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.15%) HTTP
2 4 (0.92%) Firewall
2 4 (0.92%) LAN
2 4 (0.92%) NAS
2 4 (0.92%) SAN
2 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.92%) WAN
3 3 (0.69%) FTP
4 2 (0.46%) DHCP
4 2 (0.46%) DNS
4 2 (0.46%) Intranet
4 2 (0.46%) VLAN
4 2 (0.46%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) Internet
5 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (36.01%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (9.17%) Oracle Reports
5 30 (6.88%) NoSQL
5 30 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (6.42%) Oracle Database
7 23 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (5.28%) MySQL
8 21 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (3.44%) Relational Database
10 14 (3.21%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.98%) Big Data
12 12 (2.75%) Hadoop
13 11 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (2.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 9 (2.06%) Oracle Discoverer
15 8 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (8.03%) Visual Studio
3 29 (6.65%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (4.36%) Git (software)
5 14 (3.21%) Maven
5 14 (3.21%) Selenium
6 9 (2.06%) Subversion
7 8 (1.83%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.38%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.92%) NUnit
10 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.46%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.46%) JMeter
12 2 (0.46%) JUnit
12 2 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 156 (35.78%) Finance
2 51 (11.70%) Advertising
3 23 (5.28%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.38%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.92%) Banking
6 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.69%) Games
7 3 (0.69%) Law
7 3 (0.69%) Legal
8 2 (0.46%) Back Office
8 2 (0.46%) Retail
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 243 (55.73%) Developer
2 97 (22.25%) Analyst
3 73 (16.74%) Senior Developer
4 62 (14.22%) .NET Developer
5 48 (11.01%) Java Developer
6 34 (7.80%) Support Analyst
7 33 (7.57%) Test Analyst
8 32 (7.34%) SQL Developer
9 31 (7.11%) C# Developer
10 30 (6.88%) Software Developer
11 29 (6.65%) Oracle Developer
12 28 (6.42%) Applications Support
13 26 (5.96%) Applications Support Analyst
13 26 (5.96%) Consultant
14 24 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
16 19 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
17 18 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
18 17 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 16 (3.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (30.05%) .NET
2 96 (22.02%) HTML
3 84 (19.27%) ASP.NET
4 82 (18.81%) CSS
5 64 (14.68%) XML
6 60 (13.76%) jQuery
7 56 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (11.93%) Web Services
9 47 (10.78%) SOAP
10 35 (8.03%) Ajax
10 35 (8.03%) XSLT
11 31 (7.11%) Spring
12 28 (6.42%) Hibernate
13 27 (6.19%) REST
14 21 (4.82%) .NET Framework
14 21 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 20 (4.59%) WCF
16 14 (3.21%) JSON
16 14 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.90%) iSeries
4 14 (3.21%) NHS
5 9 (2.06%) Fintech
5 9 (2.06%) User Experience
6 7 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.38%) Replication
8 4 (0.92%) AS400
8 4 (0.92%) Clustering
8 4 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.92%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.92%) Social Media
9 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.69%) CMDB
9 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.69%) Digital TV
9 3 (0.69%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.51%) Windows
2 26 (5.96%) Linux
3 16 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (3.21%) Unix
4 14 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.38%) Android
7 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.92%) CentOS
9 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (17.66%) MVC
3 55 (12.61%) Scrum
4 45 (10.32%) ETL
5 44 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (10.09%) SDLC
6 41 (9.40%) Waterfall
7 39 (8.94%) Software Engineering
8 35 (8.03%) ITIL
9 34 (7.80%) Mentoring
9 34 (7.80%) OO
9 34 (7.80%) TDD
10 28 (6.42%) CRM
11 26 (5.96%) Web Development
12 19 (4.36%) Project Management
12 19 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (4.13%) Coaching
14 15 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (3.44%) Data Modelling
14 15 (3.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 124 (28.44%) C#
2 120 (27.52%) JavaScript
3 97 (22.25%) T-SQL
4 64 (14.68%) Java
5 45 (10.32%) PL/SQL
6 27 (6.19%) VB.NET
7 23 (5.28%) Python
8 21 (4.82%) PHP
9 17 (3.90%) C
10 8 (1.83%) C++
11 7 (1.61%) RPG
11 7 (1.61%) RPG IV
11 7 (1.61%) VB
12 6 (1.38%) Perl
13 5 (1.15%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.15%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.15%) Groovy
14 4 (0.92%) RPG/400
14 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (13.30%) Degree
2 18 (4.13%) ISEB
3 11 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.06%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.61%) HND
5 7 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.92%) CCNA
7 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.46%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.46%) RHCE
9 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.23%) MCITP
10 1 (0.23%) MCP
10 1 (0.23%) MCSA
10 1 (0.23%) MCSE
10 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.29%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.69%) Docker
4 3 (0.69%) vSphere
5 2 (0.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (0.92%) Puppet
3 3 (0.69%) Ansible
3 3 (0.69%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.69%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 126 (28.90%) Microsoft
2 78 (17.89%) Oracle
3 23 (5.28%) VMware
4 13 (2.98%) Sage
5 11 (2.52%) Cisco
6 9 (2.06%) SAP
7 8 (1.83%) IBM
7 8 (1.83%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.61%) Veeam
9 6 (1.38%) Google
9 6 (1.38%) RedGate
9 6 (1.38%) Tableau
10 5 (1.15%) Cognos
10 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.69%) IFS
11 3 (0.69%) Juniper
11 3 (0.69%) Perforce
11 3 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.46%) Nagra
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Cardiff DT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Downing LLP
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum generous benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, South Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Excellent Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 22 days ago
Caerphilly, South Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Excellent Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, South Wales
SAS International Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Salary: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Bristol DT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Bristol DT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago