Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 315 244 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.99% 17.86% 22.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.67% 39.29% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 274 225 459
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £52,000 £50,025
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 883 621 1,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 56.03% 45.46% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 758 574 1,050
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £38,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% +6.25% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,875 £55,000 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 0 231 £37,500 +7.14% 39
Newport +1 45 £42,500 +34.92% 11
Bridgend +1 17 £42,500 +11.11% 9
Caerphilly +3 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Neath Port Talbot +5 4 £42,500 -5.56%
Torfaen -6 2 £52,500 +36.36% 1
Monmouthshire +5 1 £27,500 +27.91%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - -
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 99 (31.43%) Finance
2 96 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (28.89%) Java
4 88 (27.94%) SQL Server
5 72 (22.86%) C#
6 62 (19.68%) JavaScript
7 60 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 59 (18.73%) Business Intelligence
8 59 (18.73%) Microsoft
9 57 (18.10%) .NET
9 57 (18.10%) Oracle
10 51 (16.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (15.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (14.92%) HTML
12 47 (14.92%) XML
13 46 (14.60%) T-SQL
14 45 (14.29%) Spring
14 45 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
15 41 (13.02%) MVC
16 39 (12.38%) TDD
17 37 (11.75%) Scrum
17 37 (11.75%) CSS
17 37 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (11.11%) Linux
18 35 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
19 33 (10.48%) PowerShell
20 32 (10.16%) Git (software)
20 32 (10.16%) SOAP
21 31 (9.84%) VBA

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 10 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.22%) SAS
3 7 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.59%) Apache
4 5 (1.59%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.59%) IIS
4 5 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.59%) WordPress
5 4 (1.27%) CMS
5 4 (1.27%) Drupal
5 4 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.27%) JBoss
6 3 (0.95%) Appian
6 3 (0.95%) CICS
6 3 (0.95%) Confluence
6 3 (0.95%) Liferay
6 3 (0.95%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 35 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.27%) EngageOne
4 3 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) Staffware
3 3 (0.95%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 60 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.13%) Office 365
3 13 (4.13%) PaaS
4 9 (2.86%) SaaS
5 8 (2.54%) IaaS
6 6 (1.90%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.59%) MailChimp
8 4 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.27%) Slack
9 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.95%) GitHub
9 3 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.95%) Serverless
9 3 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.95%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.81%) DNS
2 11 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.86%) LAN
3 9 (2.86%) WAN
4 7 (2.22%) Firewall
5 5 (1.59%) HTTP
5 5 (1.59%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.27%) DHCP
6 4 (1.27%) SAN
6 4 (1.27%) Skype
7 3 (0.95%) Internet
7 3 (0.95%) SMS
8 2 (0.63%) SSH
8 2 (0.63%) SSL
8 2 (0.63%) VSAN
8 2 (0.63%) Wireless
9 1 (0.32%) DMZ
9 1 (0.32%) MPLS
9 1 (0.32%) NAS
9 1 (0.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (15.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (8.57%) MySQL
5 23 (7.30%) Power BI
5 23 (7.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (4.13%) NoSQL
9 13 (4.13%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (3.17%) MS Access
11 10 (3.17%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.86%) Big Data
12 9 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (2.54%) QlikView
14 7 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
15 6 (1.90%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 32 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 17 (5.40%) Maven
5 16 (5.08%) Subversion
6 14 (4.44%) JIRA
7 12 (3.81%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (3.49%) JUnit
9 10 (3.17%) Selenium
10 8 (2.54%) Gradle
11 7 (2.22%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.22%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.59%) TestNG
13 4 (1.27%) Ant
13 4 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.95%) CircleCI
14 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
15 2 (0.63%) Gerrit
General
1 99 (31.43%) Finance
2 16 (5.08%) Banking
3 12 (3.81%) Marketing
4 11 (3.49%) Law
5 10 (3.17%) Advertising
6 8 (2.54%) Retail
7 5 (1.59%) Games
7 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 153 (48.57%) Developer
2 60 (19.05%) Analyst
3 40 (12.70%) SQL Developer
4 39 (12.38%) Java Developer
5 20 (6.35%) .NET Developer
6 19 (6.03%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.71%) Applications Support
8 17 (5.40%) C# Developer
9 15 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
10 14 (4.44%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.13%) Junior
11 13 (4.13%) Software Engineer
11 13 (4.13%) VBA Developer
12 12 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
13 11 (3.49%) Architect
14 10 (3.17%) DBA
14 10 (3.17%) Web Developer
15 9 (2.86%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (18.10%) .NET
2 47 (14.92%) HTML
2 47 (14.92%) XML
3 45 (14.29%) Spring
4 37 (11.75%) CSS
5 32 (10.16%) SOAP
6 30 (9.52%) Hibernate
7 29 (9.21%) jQuery
7 29 (9.21%) Web Services
8 25 (7.94%) JSON
9 24 (7.62%) ASP.NET
10 21 (6.67%) AngularJS
11 20 (6.35%) REST
12 15 (4.76%) RESTful
13 13 (4.13%) Java EE
14 10 (3.17%) J2EE
14 10 (3.17%) React
14 10 (3.17%) Sass
14 10 (3.17%) Spring Boot
14 10 (3.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.44%) Fintech
3 7 (2.22%) Clustering
3 7 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.59%) User Experience
6 4 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.95%) Cloud Native
7 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.63%) iSeries
8 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.11%) Linux
2 21 (6.67%) Windows
3 20 (6.35%) Unix
4 11 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.90%) Android
5 6 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.95%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.73%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (13.02%) MVC
5 39 (12.38%) TDD
6 37 (11.75%) Scrum
7 29 (9.21%) Analytics
8 27 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 27 (8.57%) Visualisation
9 25 (7.94%) DevOps
10 24 (7.62%) Mentoring
11 22 (6.98%) Test Automation
12 21 (6.67%) ETL
13 19 (6.03%) CRM
14 18 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (5.71%) ITIL
14 18 (5.71%) Web Development
15 16 (5.08%) Data Visualisation
16 15 (4.76%) BDD
17 14 (4.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 91 (28.89%) Java
2 72 (22.86%) C#
3 62 (19.68%) JavaScript
4 46 (14.60%) T-SQL
5 33 (10.48%) PowerShell
6 31 (9.84%) VBA
7 27 (8.57%) Python
8 20 (6.35%) PL/SQL
9 17 (5.40%) Java 8
10 16 (5.08%) PHP
11 14 (4.44%) VB
12 13 (4.13%) C
13 9 (2.86%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.54%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.54%) C++
15 7 (2.22%) Ruby
16 5 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 3 (0.95%) ABAP
18 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (8.89%) Degree
2 9 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 9 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.90%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.59%) MCSA
5 4 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.63%) CITP
6 2 (0.63%) ISEB
6 2 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.59%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) SLA
3 3 (0.95%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.90%) Varnish
3 5 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.27%) Docker
4 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.95%) vSphere
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) Firmware
7 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.59%) Puppet
1 5 (1.59%) ZABBIX
2 4 (1.27%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.95%) Ansible
3 3 (0.95%) Terraform
4 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.32%) Kibana
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 57 (18.10%) Oracle
3 23 (7.30%) Tableau
4 18 (5.71%) Google
5 14 (4.44%) VMware
6 10 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.22%) SAP
8 6 (1.90%) IBM
9 5 (1.59%) Guidewire
10 4 (1.27%) Cognos
10 4 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.27%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.27%) Veeam
11 3 (0.95%) Ariba
11 3 (0.95%) Cisco
11 3 (0.95%) Citrix
11 3 (0.95%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.95%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.95%) Remedy
11 3 (0.95%) Sencha