Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 279 418 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.10% 24.04% 25.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.95% 44.75% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 259 359 492
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £22,275
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +9.29% -

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 755 934 1,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 54.39% 53.71% 49.13%
Number of salaries quoted 662 828 965
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,675 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +4.17% +2.86%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -1 165 £37,500 +5.63% 24
Newport -2 60 £37,500 -16.67% 10
Torfaen -2 14 £28,500 -6.56%
Bridgend +5 12 £42,500 +16.44% 3
Rhondda Cynon Taff +1 5 £34,855 +7.25%
Neath Port Talbot -6 5 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Caerphilly -5 3 £52,500 +64.06%
Monmouthshire +2 2 £27,500 -38.89% 4
Gwent - 2 £39,500 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan -1 1 £27,500 -29.49%
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 93 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.73%) Microsoft
3 67 (24.01%) C#
4 61 (21.86%) JavaScript
5 59 (21.15%) .NET
6 55 (19.71%) SQL Server
7 51 (18.28%) Finance
8 47 (16.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (14.70%) Python
10 40 (14.34%) Software Engineering
11 38 (13.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (13.26%) ITIL
13 36 (12.90%) TDD
13 36 (12.90%) MVC
13 36 (12.90%) Git (software)
14 35 (12.54%) Oracle
15 34 (12.19%) Java
15 34 (12.19%) Scrum
15 34 (12.19%) Degree
16 33 (11.83%) PHP
16 33 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (11.47%) HTML
17 32 (11.47%) CSS
17 32 (11.47%) Data Analysis
18 31 (11.11%) T-SQL
19 29 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
20 28 (10.04%) MySQL
20 28 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
21 27 (9.68%) XML
21 27 (9.68%) DevOps

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 17 (6.09%) CMS
2 16 (5.73%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.30%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.58%) Apache
6 9 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (3.23%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.87%) WordPress
8 7 (2.51%) Apache Pig
8 7 (2.51%) Apache Spark
8 7 (2.51%) IIS
9 6 (2.15%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.79%) Liferay
11 3 (1.08%) nginx
12 2 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.72%) SAS
12 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.36%) GeoServer
Applications
1 18 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.87%) Sage X3
2 3 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.72%) Infor CloudSuite
3 2 (0.72%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.94%) Office 365
4 10 (3.58%) PaaS
5 8 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (2.15%) IaaS
7 4 (1.43%) SaaS
8 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.58%) DNS
1 10 (3.58%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.87%) LAN
2 8 (2.87%) WAN
3 3 (1.08%) FTP
4 2 (0.72%) Firewall
4 2 (0.72%) Modbus
4 2 (0.72%) SAN
4 2 (0.72%) SMTP
4 2 (0.72%) SSH
5 1 (0.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 47 (16.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (13.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (10.04%) MySQL
5 25 (8.96%) NoSQL
6 15 (5.38%) Power BI
7 14 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (4.66%) Relational Database
9 12 (4.30%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.58%) Big Data
11 9 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.87%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (2.87%) MS Access
12 8 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (2.51%) Hadoop
13 7 (2.51%) MongoDB
14 6 (2.15%) Apache Hive
14 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
14 6 (2.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.45%) Subversion
5 11 (3.94%) Maven
6 7 (2.51%) Selenium
7 6 (2.15%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.79%) Ant
8 5 (1.79%) Gradle
8 5 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.79%) JIRA
8 5 (1.79%) JUnit
8 5 (1.79%) TestNG
9 3 (1.08%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.08%) Xdebug
10 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.72%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (18.28%) Finance
2 15 (5.38%) Advertising
3 8 (2.87%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.87%) Retail
4 6 (2.15%) Legal
5 4 (1.43%) Banking
5 4 (1.43%) Law
6 2 (0.72%) Games
6 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 104 (37.28%) Developer
2 48 (17.20%) Analyst
3 28 (10.04%) C# Developer
4 24 (8.60%) .NET Developer
5 20 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 17 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.73%) Data Engineer
8 16 (5.73%) Support Analyst
9 15 (5.38%) DBA
10 14 (5.02%) Administrator
10 14 (5.02%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.02%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Data Migration Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Migration Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) Applications Support
12 11 (3.94%) IT Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.15%) .NET
2 32 (11.47%) CSS
2 32 (11.47%) HTML
3 27 (9.68%) XML
4 25 (8.96%) jQuery
5 24 (8.60%) ASP.NET
6 23 (8.24%) AngularJS
6 23 (8.24%) REST
7 21 (7.53%) SOAP
8 19 (6.81%) Spring
9 16 (5.73%) Web Services
10 12 (4.30%) HTML5
11 10 (3.58%) CSS3
11 10 (3.58%) Hibernate
12 9 (3.23%) LAMP
13 8 (2.87%) .NET Core
13 8 (2.87%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.87%) Node.js
13 8 (2.87%) WCF
14 6 (2.15%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.81%) iSeries
4 16 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.23%) Clustering
6 8 (2.87%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.87%) User Experience
7 6 (2.15%) Fintech
7 6 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.43%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.43%) NHS
9 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.72%) AS400
10 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.72%) Xbox
11 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.36%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.73%) Linux
2 15 (5.38%) Windows
3 13 (4.66%) Unix
4 12 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.94%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.94%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.94%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.87%) Android
6 8 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.08%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (14.34%) Software Engineering
3 37 (13.26%) ITIL
4 36 (12.90%) MVC
4 36 (12.90%) TDD
5 34 (12.19%) Scrum
6 33 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (11.47%) Data Analysis
8 28 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (9.68%) DevOps
10 25 (8.96%) ETL
11 22 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (7.17%) Mentoring
13 19 (6.81%) Migration
14 18 (6.45%) High Availability
14 18 (6.45%) SDLC
14 18 (6.45%) Test Automation
15 17 (6.09%) Data Migration
16 14 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (5.02%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.01%) C#
2 61 (21.86%) JavaScript
3 41 (14.70%) Python
4 34 (12.19%) Java
5 33 (11.83%) PHP
6 31 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 18 (6.45%) VBA
8 17 (6.09%) R
9 16 (5.73%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.30%) C
10 12 (4.30%) C++
10 12 (4.30%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.30%) VB
11 9 (3.23%) Perl
11 9 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.23%) RPG
11 9 (3.23%) Ruby
12 8 (2.87%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.51%) Java 8
14 6 (2.15%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 34 (12.19%) Degree
2 8 (2.87%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.15%) HND
4 3 (1.08%) CBAP
5 2 (0.72%) ISEB
5 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.60%) QA
2 10 (3.58%) GDPR
3 9 (3.23%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.51%) ISO 9001
4 7 (2.51%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (4.30%) Active Directory
1 12 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.94%) Hyper-V
2 11 (3.94%) VirtualBox
2 11 (3.94%) XenApp
2 11 (3.94%) XenDesktop
3 9 (3.23%) Varnish
4 4 (1.43%) Docker
5 3 (1.08%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.87%) Puppet
2 8 (2.87%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.08%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.54%) Oracle
3 14 (5.02%) IBM
4 13 (4.66%) VMware
5 11 (3.94%) Citrix
6 10 (3.58%) SAP
7 9 (3.23%) Sitecore
7 9 (3.23%) Tableau
8 8 (2.87%) Sage
9 7 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.15%) Teradata
11 4 (1.43%) Remedy
12 3 (1.08%) Blue Prism
12 3 (1.08%) Sybase
13 2 (0.72%) Coverity
13 2 (0.72%) Infor
13 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.36%) Capita
14 1 (0.36%) Informatica
14 1 (0.36%) Veeam