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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 141 230 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.78% 20.57% 20.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.09% 42.91% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 125 205 195
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,201 £25,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 335 536 599
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 46.98% 47.94% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 308 490 514
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 0 104 £37,750 +7.85% 9
Newport +10 18 £32,163 -28.52% 1
Bridgend +3 4 £38,250 +54.54%
Caerphilly +3 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Torfaen -4 2 £38,500 -18.08%
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 1 £32,500 +4.83%
Merthyr Tydfil 0 1 £27,500 +25.05%
Monmouthshire - 1 £31,500 -
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 128 (37.10%) Finance
2 125 (36.23%) SQL Server
3 104 (30.14%) .NET
4 102 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (28.41%) Microsoft
6 95 (27.54%) C#
7 90 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 78 (22.61%) Oracle
9 71 (20.58%) HTML
10 68 (19.71%) ASP.NET
11 64 (18.55%) Windows
12 62 (17.97%) T-SQL
13 60 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (16.81%) MVC
15 55 (15.94%) CSS
16 51 (14.78%) XML
17 49 (14.20%) Degree
18 46 (13.33%) PL/SQL
19 44 (12.75%) Oracle Reports
19 44 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
19 44 (12.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 42 (12.17%) ETL
20 42 (12.17%) Java
21 40 (11.59%) Software Engineering
22 39 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 37 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC
24 34 (9.86%) jQuery
24 34 (9.86%) Oracle Forms
24 34 (9.86%) Advertising
24 34 (9.86%) Scrum

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 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.74%) CMS
2 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.16%) SAS
5 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.58%) Apache
6 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.58%) IIS
6 2 (0.58%) JBoss
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.58%) WordPress
7 1 (0.29%) Confluence
7 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.32%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (2.32%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (2.32%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (2.32%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (2.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (2.32%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 8 (2.32%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (2.32%) Sage 200
5 6 (1.74%) Sage 50
6 4 (1.16%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.29%) Compiere
9 1 (0.29%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.77%) Office 365
4 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.87%) GitHub
5 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.87%) PaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.58%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.61%) Firewall
2 6 (1.74%) NAS
2 6 (1.74%) SAN
3 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.16%) VPN
5 3 (0.87%) Broadband
5 3 (0.87%) DNS
5 3 (0.87%) LAN
5 3 (0.87%) WAN
6 2 (0.58%) HTTP
6 2 (0.58%) Intranet
6 2 (0.58%) VLAN
7 1 (0.29%) DHCP
7 1 (0.29%) Internet
7 1 (0.29%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.29%) ISDN
7 1 (0.29%) PSTN
7 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 44 (12.75%) Oracle Reports
2 44 (12.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 27 (7.83%) MySQL
6 24 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (5.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (5.22%) Relational Database
8 18 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (4.93%) NoSQL
9 17 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (3.48%) Big Data
11 11 (3.19%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (2.32%) MongoDB
13 8 (2.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 8 (2.32%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (9.86%) Oracle Forms
2 32 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (8.99%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.61%) Maven
6 7 (2.03%) NUnit
6 7 (2.03%) Selenium
7 6 (1.74%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.45%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.16%) Subversion
10 3 (0.87%) JUnit
11 2 (0.58%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.58%) Toad
12 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 128 (37.10%) Finance
2 34 (9.86%) Advertising
3 31 (8.99%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.45%) Law
4 5 (1.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.16%) Legal
5 4 (1.16%) Marketing
5 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.87%) Games
6 3 (0.87%) Welsh Language
7 2 (0.58%) Back Office
7 2 (0.58%) Electronics
7 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 184 (53.33%) Developer
2 66 (19.13%) Analyst
3 54 (15.65%) .NET Developer
4 46 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 34 (9.86%) SQL Developer
6 33 (9.57%) C# Developer
7 31 (8.99%) Oracle Developer
8 30 (8.70%) Java Developer
9 27 (7.83%) Software Developer
10 26 (7.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (6.38%) Consultant
12 20 (5.80%) Test Analyst
13 19 (5.51%) Support Analyst
14 17 (4.93%) C# Software Developer
15 15 (4.35%) Senior Oracle Developer
16 13 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
16 13 (3.77%) Administrator
17 12 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
17 12 (3.48%) DBA
17 12 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (30.14%) .NET
2 71 (20.58%) HTML
3 68 (19.71%) ASP.NET
4 55 (15.94%) CSS
5 51 (14.78%) XML
6 37 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (9.86%) jQuery
8 32 (9.28%) Web Services
9 27 (7.83%) SOAP
10 23 (6.67%) Spring
11 17 (4.93%) Ajax
12 16 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (4.35%) AngularJS
13 15 (4.35%) Hibernate
14 14 (4.06%) XSLT
15 12 (3.48%) REST
16 10 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (2.61%) HTML5
17 9 (2.61%) RESTful
18 8 (2.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.90%) Fintech
6 6 (1.74%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.74%) Replication
7 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.45%) NHS
8 4 (1.16%) CMDB
8 4 (1.16%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.16%) iSeries
8 4 (1.16%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.16%) User Experience
9 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.58%) Social Media
10 2 (0.58%) W3C
11 1 (0.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (18.55%) Windows
2 22 (6.38%) Windows Server
2 22 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (5.22%) Linux
5 11 (3.19%) Unix
6 8 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.03%) Android
7 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.03%) CentOS
7 7 (2.03%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.03%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.58%) Solaris
10 2 (0.58%) VMS
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (16.81%) MVC
3 44 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (12.17%) ETL
5 40 (11.59%) Software Engineering
6 34 (9.86%) Scrum
7 33 (9.57%) SDLC
8 28 (8.12%) Web Development
9 27 (7.83%) TDD
10 25 (7.25%) ITIL
10 25 (7.25%) Waterfall
11 22 (6.38%) CRM
11 22 (6.38%) Test Automation
12 21 (6.09%) Mentoring
12 21 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (4.93%) Project Management
14 15 (4.35%) ERP
14 15 (4.35%) Migration
15 14 (4.06%) Analytics
16 13 (3.77%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (27.54%) C#
2 90 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 62 (17.97%) T-SQL
4 46 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 42 (12.17%) Java
6 19 (5.51%) VB.NET
7 18 (5.22%) Python
8 15 (4.35%) PHP
9 13 (3.77%) C
10 8 (2.32%) VB
11 6 (1.74%) R
12 3 (0.87%) C++
12 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.87%) Ruby
13 2 (0.58%) Perl
13 2 (0.58%) VBA
13 2 (0.58%) VBScript
14 1 (0.29%) ABAP
14 1 (0.29%) VB6
14 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 49 (14.20%) Degree
2 13 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.61%) HND
3 9 (2.61%) ISEB
3 9 (2.61%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.16%) CCNA
5 4 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.58%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.29%) MCITP
8 1 (0.29%) MCSA
8 1 (0.29%) PhD
8 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.51%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (4.06%) Active Directory
1 14 (4.06%) Hyper-V
2 13 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.45%) VirtualBox
3 5 (1.45%) XenApp
3 5 (1.45%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.16%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.58%) Grafana
3 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.58%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 98 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 78 (22.61%) Oracle
3 25 (7.25%) VMware
4 14 (4.06%) Cisco
5 9 (2.61%) Sage
5 9 (2.61%) SAP
5 9 (2.61%) Tableau
6 8 (2.32%) Veeam
7 6 (1.74%) Google
8 5 (1.45%) Citrix
9 4 (1.16%) IBM
9 4 (1.16%) Juniper
10 3 (0.87%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.58%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.58%) WSO2
12 1 (0.29%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.29%) F5
12 1 (0.29%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.29%) Splunk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi time
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
OpenGenius
Salary: From £22,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago