Period
to 30 September 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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 168 290 314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 26.46% 17.88% 20.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.53% 33.72% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 160 267 305
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,000 £57,800
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.29% +5.94% +3.90%

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 369 860 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 58.11% 53.02% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 326 761 739
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.20% +7.79%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,129 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £63,750
Wales median annual salary £44,379 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% +2.50% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -1 117 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Newport +27 46 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Torfaen +5 2 £48,250 +75.45% 1
Neath Port Talbot +14 1 £33,307 -28.37%
Caerphilly +5 1 £45,000 +23.29%
Monmouthshire +4 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 61 (36.31%) Azure
2 57 (33.93%) DevOps
3 49 (29.17%) C#
4 45 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (25.60%) Microsoft
6 41 (24.40%) Finance
7 35 (20.83%) .NET
8 32 (19.05%) Java
9 29 (17.26%) JavaScript
10 26 (15.48%) SQL Server
10 26 (15.48%) Python
11 25 (14.88%) AWS
12 23 (13.69%) Spring
12 23 (13.69%) Windows
12 23 (13.69%) API Integration
13 22 (13.10%) GCP
13 22 (13.10%) NoSQL
13 22 (13.10%) Git (software)
14 21 (12.50%) Google
14 21 (12.50%) Web Services
14 21 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (12.50%) BDD
15 20 (11.90%) GitHub
15 20 (11.90%) Apache Spark
15 20 (11.90%) Terraform
15 20 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (11.31%) DNS
16 19 (11.31%) Active Directory
16 19 (11.31%) Apache

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 20 (11.90%) Apache Spark
2 19 (11.31%) Apache
2 19 (11.31%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.57%) IIS
4 6 (3.57%) SAS
5 5 (2.98%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.38%) Confluence
7 2 (1.19%) CMS
7 2 (1.19%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.60%) Drupal
8 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (7.74%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.60%) Maximo
2 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.60%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 61 (36.31%) Azure
2 25 (14.88%) AWS
3 22 (13.10%) GCP
4 20 (11.90%) GitHub
5 19 (11.31%) Office 365
5 19 (11.31%) Stackdriver
6 13 (7.74%) Logic Apps
7 7 (4.17%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.60%) npm
8 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.31%) DNS
2 13 (7.74%) DKIM
2 13 (7.74%) DMARC
2 13 (7.74%) Firewall
2 13 (7.74%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.74%) Wireshark
3 6 (3.57%) DHCP
4 5 (2.98%) LAN
4 5 (2.98%) Skype
4 5 (2.98%) VPN
4 5 (2.98%) WAN
4 5 (2.98%) Wireless
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.10%) NoSQL
3 21 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (10.12%) Big Data
6 12 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (6.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (4.17%) Biml
9 7 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.17%) Power BI
9 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2017
10 5 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2019
12 3 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.31%) Gradle
3 16 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (7.74%) Metasploit
5 12 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.36%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.36%) Selenium
7 8 (4.76%) SpecFlow
8 7 (4.17%) JIRA
9 5 (2.98%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.79%) Maven
10 3 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.19%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.19%) webpack
12 1 (0.60%) Firebug
12 1 (0.60%) MbUnit
12 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.60%) MSTest
12 1 (0.60%) TestNG
General
1 41 (24.40%) Finance
2 19 (11.31%) Public Sector
3 13 (7.74%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.95%) Advertising
5 4 (2.38%) Games
5 4 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 97 (57.74%) Developer
2 34 (20.24%) Analyst
3 30 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 18 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 17 (10.12%) SQL Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (7.74%) Security Analyst
8 12 (7.14%) Data Engineer
9 10 (5.95%) Business Manager
9 10 (5.95%) Business Systems Manager
9 10 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (5.95%) Systems Manager
10 9 (5.36%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Applications Manager
11 8 (4.76%) Digital Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Digital Transformation
11 8 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.83%) .NET
2 23 (13.69%) Spring
3 21 (12.50%) Web Services
4 19 (11.31%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (11.31%) Spring Integration
5 16 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 15 (8.93%) HTML
7 13 (7.74%) Spring Boot
8 12 (7.14%) CSS
9 10 (5.95%) jQuery
9 10 (5.95%) RESTful
10 8 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (4.76%) React
11 7 (4.17%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.17%) ASP.NET
11 7 (4.17%) WCF
12 6 (3.57%) Node.js
13 5 (2.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (2.38%) Entity Framework
14 4 (2.38%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.74%) Cyberthreat
1 13 (7.74%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (5.95%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.98%) Clustering
4 5 (2.98%) Replication
5 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.79%) User Experience
7 2 (1.19%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.69%) Windows
2 15 (8.93%) Linux
3 13 (7.74%) Kali Linux
4 12 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.57%) Android
7 5 (2.98%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.98%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.93%) DevOps
2 45 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (13.69%) API Integration
4 21 (12.50%) BDD
5 20 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (11.31%) ITSM
6 19 (11.31%) Service Management
7 17 (10.12%) TDD
8 16 (9.52%) Analytics
8 16 (9.52%) ETL
8 16 (9.52%) Process Improvement
8 16 (9.52%) Scrum
9 14 (8.33%) MVC
10 13 (7.74%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (7.74%) Data Privacy
10 13 (7.74%) Database Security
10 13 (7.74%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (7.74%) Microservices
10 13 (7.74%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (7.74%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.17%) C#
2 32 (19.05%) Java
3 29 (17.26%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.48%) Python
5 13 (7.74%) Bash Shell
5 13 (7.74%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.55%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.36%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.76%) R
9 6 (3.57%) PHP
10 4 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.79%) Scala
11 3 (1.79%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.19%) C++
12 2 (1.19%) VBA
13 1 (0.60%) C
13 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (11.31%) SC Cleared
1 19 (11.31%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.74%) CREST Certified
2 13 (7.74%) GCIA
2 13 (7.74%) GCIH
2 13 (7.74%) SANS
3 8 (4.76%) Degree
4 3 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.19%) CBAP
5 2 (1.19%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (5.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 19 (11.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.74%) Snort
3 7 (4.17%) Docker
4 5 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.60%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (11.90%) Terraform
2 19 (11.31%) Grafana
3 15 (8.93%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.98%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.19%) Ansible
5 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 43 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.50%) Google
3 19 (11.31%) ServiceNow
3 19 (11.31%) Splunk
4 16 (9.52%) Tableau
5 12 (7.14%) Oracle
6 5 (2.98%) Veeam
7 4 (2.38%) RedGate
8 3 (1.79%) VMware
9 2 (1.19%) IBM
9 2 (1.19%) Perforce
10 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) Citrix
10 1 (0.60%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.60%) Northgate
10 1 (0.60%) Sage
10 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.60%) Unisys