Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 206 204 272
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 19.56% 20.67% 17.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.94% 38.13% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 145 158 251
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,618 £33,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,361 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -5.03% +8.97% -2.50%

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 529 535 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 50.24% 54.20% 52.50%
Number of salaries quoted 394 450 735
10th Percentile £29,125 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,242 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,188 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,490 £58,750 £56,700
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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 -2 135 £43,500 -3.33% 22
Newport -4 28 £37,500 -16.67% 11
Bridgend -5 22 £37,500 - 1
Neath Port Talbot +7 6 £45,000 +35.11%
Glamorgan - 6 £23,500 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 4 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £33,500 -
Monmouthshire - 2 £34,500 - 1
Caerphilly +5 1 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Torfaen - 1 £55,000 -
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 71 (34.47%) SQL Server
2 61 (29.61%) .NET
2 61 (29.61%) HTML
3 60 (29.13%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (29.13%) Social Skills
4 57 (27.67%) C#
5 56 (27.18%) Java
6 55 (26.70%) JavaScript
7 51 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (24.76%) Azure
8 48 (23.30%) CSS
9 47 (22.82%) Microsoft
9 47 (22.82%) Problem-Solving
10 44 (21.36%) DevOps
11 43 (20.87%) T-SQL
12 40 (19.42%) Finance
13 37 (17.96%) AngularJS
14 36 (17.48%) Data Modelling
15 33 (16.02%) Python
15 33 (16.02%) Git (software)
16 32 (15.53%) Power Platform
16 32 (15.53%) Power BI
17 30 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (14.56%) Scrum
18 29 (14.08%) .NET Framework
18 29 (14.08%) TypeScript
19 28 (13.59%) Analytics
19 28 (13.59%) AWS
19 28 (13.59%) SC Cleared
19 28 (13.59%) Security Cleared

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 11 (5.34%) IIS
2 10 (4.85%) nginx
2 10 (4.85%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.40%) CMS
4 7 (3.40%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.91%) Confluence
6 4 (1.94%) Apache
7 3 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.46%) FileNet
7 3 (1.46%) JBoss
7 3 (1.46%) LiveCycle
7 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) SAS
8 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.46%) EngageOne
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Staffware
2 2 (0.97%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.97%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 51 (24.76%) Azure
2 32 (15.53%) Power Platform
3 28 (13.59%) AWS
4 16 (7.77%) Twilio
5 12 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (5.83%) Amazon S3
6 8 (3.88%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (2.91%) Azure Service Bus
7 6 (2.91%) GCP
7 6 (2.91%) NuGet
7 6 (2.91%) Snowflake
8 5 (2.43%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (1.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.94%) Azure Stack
10 3 (1.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 3 (1.46%) GitHub
10 3 (1.46%) npm
11 2 (0.97%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.97%) SaaS
11 2 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.94%) SMTP
2 3 (1.46%) Firewall
2 3 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.49%) DHCP
3 1 (0.49%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (34.47%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.53%) Power BI
3 28 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (12.14%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (7.77%) Azure SQL Database
5 16 (7.77%) Tableau
6 15 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (5.83%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (4.85%) Big Data
8 10 (4.85%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.37%) Data Lake
9 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2017
9 9 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.88%) MySQL
11 7 (3.40%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 33 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.17%) Maven
3 17 (8.25%) Visual Studio
4 14 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (6.31%) JIRA
6 8 (3.88%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.91%) Selenium
8 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio Code
8 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.94%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.46%) Ant
10 3 (1.46%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.46%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.46%) JMeter
10 3 (1.46%) Protractor
10 3 (1.46%) Subversion
11 2 (0.97%) NUnit
11 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.49%) Xdebug
General
1 60 (29.13%) Social Skills
2 40 (19.42%) Finance
3 30 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (10.68%) Law
5 16 (7.77%) Legal
5 16 (7.77%) Telecoms
6 15 (7.28%) Advertising
7 8 (3.88%) Documentation Skills
7 8 (3.88%) Retail
8 7 (3.40%) Games
8 7 (3.40%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.94%) Back Office
9 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.94%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.46%) Billing
10 3 (1.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.97%) Local Government
12 1 (0.49%) Automotive
12 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (55.83%) Developer
2 38 (18.45%) .NET Developer
3 34 (16.50%) Analyst
4 23 (11.17%) Full Stack Developer
5 22 (10.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 20 (9.71%) Report Developer
7 18 (8.74%) Data Engineer
8 15 (7.28%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.80%) C# Developer
9 14 (6.80%) Software Developer
10 13 (6.31%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.85%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.37%) .NET Applications Developer
12 9 (4.37%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.37%) C# Application Developer
12 9 (4.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (29.61%) .NET
1 61 (29.61%) HTML
2 48 (23.30%) CSS
3 37 (17.96%) AngularJS
4 29 (14.08%) .NET Framework
5 28 (13.59%) REST
6 26 (12.62%) SOAP
7 25 (12.14%) ASP.NET
7 25 (12.14%) Spring
8 21 (10.19%) HTML5
9 20 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (9.22%) XML
11 18 (8.74%) Angular 2
12 16 (7.77%) Entity Framework
13 15 (7.28%) RESTful
13 15 (7.28%) Spring Boot
14 14 (6.80%) .NET Core
14 14 (6.80%) Kafka
14 14 (6.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (5.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.34%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
2 4 (1.94%) Virtual Team
2 4 (1.94%) Wiki
3 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.46%) Legacy Systems
3 3 (1.46%) NHS
4 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
4 2 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (0.97%) User Experience
5 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.74%) Linux
2 13 (6.31%) Windows
3 12 (5.83%) Android
4 11 (5.34%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.91%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.46%) Unix
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.13%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (22.82%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (21.36%) DevOps
5 36 (17.48%) Data Modelling
6 30 (14.56%) Scrum
7 28 (13.59%) Analytics
8 27 (13.11%) Data Integration
8 27 (13.11%) MVC
9 23 (11.17%) Business Analysis
10 22 (10.68%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (10.68%) Project Management
11 21 (10.19%) Change Management
11 21 (10.19%) Time Management
12 20 (9.71%) Decision-Making
12 20 (9.71%) Logical Data Model
12 20 (9.71%) Physical Data Model
12 20 (9.71%) Translating Business Requirements
13 19 (9.22%) ETL
14 18 (8.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.67%) C#
2 56 (27.18%) Java
3 55 (26.70%) JavaScript
4 43 (20.87%) T-SQL
5 33 (16.02%) Python
6 29 (14.08%) TypeScript
7 25 (12.14%) PHP
8 20 (9.71%) Java 8
9 16 (7.77%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.40%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.43%) C
11 5 (2.43%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.46%) C++
14 2 (0.97%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.97%) R
14 2 (0.97%) U-SQL
14 2 (0.97%) VBA
15 1 (0.49%) Groovy
15 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (13.59%) SC Cleared
1 28 (13.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.83%) Degree
3 8 (3.88%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.46%) SAFe Agilist
6 2 (0.97%) CBAP
6 2 (0.97%) IIBA
6 2 (0.97%) ISEB
6 2 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) QA
2 6 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.94%) SLA
4 2 (0.97%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (9.71%) Docker
2 4 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) Firmware
3 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.85%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.46%) Ansible
3 2 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (22.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.22%) Oracle
3 12 (5.83%) Databricks
4 7 (3.40%) Guidewire
5 3 (1.46%) Adobe
5 3 (1.46%) AppDynamics
5 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.46%) IBM
5 3 (1.46%) ILOG
5 3 (1.46%) Kofax
5 3 (1.46%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.97%) LexisNexis
6 2 (0.97%) Sage
6 2 (0.97%) VMware
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.49%) Remedy
7 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.49%) Teradata
7 1 (0.49%) Vertica
7 1 (0.49%) Xamarin