Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 285 464 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.38% 24.12% 24.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.04% 45.18% 49.10%
Number of salaries quoted 259 419 495
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,789
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +3.48% +0.11%
10th Percentile £23,150 £23,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £54,000 £55,000 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,789
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.79% +0.84%

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 678 1,027 1,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 50.86% 53.38% 49.83%
Number of salaries quoted 601 936 991
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.83% +3.57% -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 0 151 £35,250 +0.71% 27
Newport 0 80 £32,000 -28.89% 10
Torfaen -4 16 £33,250 -11.33% 1
Bridgend +10 8 £38,250 +6.99% 5
Caerphilly -2 5 £45,000 - 1
Neath Port Talbot 0 4 £40,000 -2.44% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff -1 3 £34,855 +16.18% 1
Monmouthshire -3 3 £21,500 -52.22%
Gwent - 3 £34,000 -
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 77 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 72 (25.26%) Microsoft
4 68 (23.86%) C#
5 55 (19.30%) Java
5 55 (19.30%) .NET
5 55 (19.30%) SQL Server
6 51 (17.89%) Software Engineering
7 47 (16.49%) HTML
7 47 (16.49%) Finance
8 46 (16.14%) CSS
9 41 (14.39%) Oracle
10 39 (13.68%) Degree
11 36 (12.63%) XML
11 36 (12.63%) ITIL
11 36 (12.63%) Windows
12 33 (11.58%) SOAP
12 33 (11.58%) QA
13 32 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (10.88%) TDD
15 29 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 29 (10.18%) Scrum
15 29 (10.18%) NoSQL
16 28 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (9.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (9.47%) Python
17 27 (9.47%) T-SQL
18 26 (9.12%) Computer Science
18 26 (9.12%) Git (software)

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 16 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
1 16 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 15 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.16%) Apache
3 9 (3.16%) CMS
4 8 (2.81%) Apache Pig
5 7 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.46%) IIS
5 7 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.11%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.05%) JBoss
9 3 (1.05%) Liferay
9 3 (1.05%) nginx
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) Drupal
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 20 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.51%) Sage X3
2 6 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.70%) Infor CloudSuite
4 2 (0.70%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (0.70%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.02%) Office 365
2 20 (7.02%) PaaS
3 17 (5.96%) SaaS
4 8 (2.81%) IaaS
5 7 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.35%) Heroku
7 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.35%) Serverless
7 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) FTP
1 5 (1.75%) SMS
2 4 (1.40%) Modbus
2 4 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.05%) Internet
3 3 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.70%) Intranet
4 2 (0.70%) SMTP
4 2 (0.70%) SSH
4 2 (0.70%) VLAN
5 1 (0.35%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) NAS
5 1 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.18%) NoSQL
2 29 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (9.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.96%) Hadoop
4 17 (5.96%) MySQL
5 14 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.56%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (3.86%) Big Data
7 11 (3.86%) Power BI
8 10 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.51%) MS Access
8 10 (3.51%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (3.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.46%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.46%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (9.12%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.42%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.51%) Maven
5 8 (2.81%) NUnit
5 8 (2.81%) Selenium
6 7 (2.46%) JUnit
6 7 (2.46%) Moq
6 7 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.75%) MSTest
7 5 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.40%) JIRA
8 4 (1.40%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.40%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.40%) Subversion
8 4 (1.40%) Xdebug
9 3 (1.05%) Ant
9 3 (1.05%) ClearQuest
9 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.70%) Gradle
General
1 47 (16.49%) Finance
2 16 (5.61%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.56%) Retail
4 6 (2.11%) Games
4 6 (2.11%) Legal
5 5 (1.75%) Advertising
6 4 (1.40%) Law
6 4 (1.40%) Marketing
6 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.05%) Electronics
8 2 (0.70%) Romanian Language
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (35.09%) Developer
2 56 (19.65%) Analyst
3 34 (11.93%) Software Engineer
4 23 (8.07%) C# Developer
4 23 (8.07%) Java Developer
5 22 (7.72%) Applications Support
6 21 (7.37%) Support Analyst
7 18 (6.32%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.61%) IT Engineer
9 16 (5.61%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.61%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.21%) Junior
11 12 (4.21%) PHP Developer
11 12 (4.21%) SQL Developer
12 11 (3.86%) Administrator
12 11 (3.86%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (3.86%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.51%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.30%) .NET
2 47 (16.49%) HTML
3 46 (16.14%) CSS
4 36 (12.63%) XML
5 33 (11.58%) SOAP
6 23 (8.07%) jQuery
6 23 (8.07%) REST
7 21 (7.37%) Web Services
8 20 (7.02%) Spring
9 19 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 18 (6.32%) ASP.NET
10 18 (6.32%) Node.js
11 17 (5.96%) .NET Framework
12 15 (5.26%) CSS3
13 13 (4.56%) HTML5
14 12 (4.21%) WCF
15 11 (3.86%) Django
15 11 (3.86%) Hibernate
15 11 (3.86%) Ruby on Rails
16 8 (2.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.12%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.56%) Data Structures
4 12 (4.21%) iSeries
5 11 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.16%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.46%) Fintech
7 7 (2.46%) User Experience
8 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.75%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.40%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.05%) NHS
12 2 (0.70%) AS400
12 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.70%) Xbox
13 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.63%) Windows
2 17 (5.96%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.61%) Linux
3 16 (5.61%) Windows 10
3 16 (5.61%) Windows 7
3 16 (5.61%) Windows 8
3 16 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (4.21%) Unix
5 11 (3.86%) Android
5 11 (3.86%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.89%) Software Engineering
3 36 (12.63%) ITIL
4 31 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (10.88%) TDD
5 29 (10.18%) Scrum
6 25 (8.77%) Test Automation
7 23 (8.07%) DevOps
7 23 (8.07%) ERP
7 23 (8.07%) MVC
8 21 (7.37%) OO
9 20 (7.02%) ETL
9 20 (7.02%) OOP
10 19 (6.67%) Data Analysis
10 19 (6.67%) SDLC
11 18 (6.32%) Project Management
12 17 (5.96%) Analytics
13 15 (5.26%) Coaching
13 15 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (4.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 68 (23.86%) C#
3 55 (19.30%) Java
4 27 (9.47%) Python
4 27 (9.47%) T-SQL
5 25 (8.77%) PHP
6 21 (7.37%) R
7 18 (6.32%) Scala
8 17 (5.96%) VBA
9 15 (5.26%) C
10 11 (3.86%) Go
10 11 (3.86%) Ruby
11 10 (3.51%) C++
11 10 (3.51%) Perl
11 10 (3.51%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.16%) TypeScript
12 9 (3.16%) VB
13 8 (2.81%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.11%) Embedded C
14 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (13.68%) Degree
2 15 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.11%) HND
5 5 (1.75%) CBAP
5 5 (1.75%) ISEB
6 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.35%) CCNA
8 1 (0.35%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MCP
8 1 (0.35%) MCSE
8 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.58%) QA
2 6 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.40%) SLA
4 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.05%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.61%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.61%) VirtualBox
3 16 (5.61%) XenApp
3 16 (5.61%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.35%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.35%) Kibana
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 72 (25.26%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.39%) Oracle
3 18 (6.32%) Citrix
3 18 (6.32%) VMware
4 15 (5.26%) SAP
5 13 (4.56%) Sage
6 11 (3.86%) IBM
7 7 (2.46%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.11%) Tableau
9 2 (0.70%) Actian
9 2 (0.70%) BMC
9 2 (0.70%) Coverity
9 2 (0.70%) HP
9 2 (0.70%) Infor
9 2 (0.70%) Sybase
10 1 (0.35%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.35%) Cognos
10 1 (0.35%) Epicor
10 1 (0.35%) IFS
10 1 (0.35%) Informatica