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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 272 324 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.20% 20.29% 22.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.79% 40.40% 45.82%
Number of salaries quoted 254 281 466
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +1.39% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -2.78%

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 760 802 1,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 53.63% 50.22% 49.59%
Number of salaries quoted 657 727 1,039
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,950 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,448 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 -1 199 £40,000 +8.84% 26
Newport -10 26 £42,500 +32.14% 6
Bridgend +4 17 £42,500 +11.11% 6
Caerphilly +1 7 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Neath Port Talbot +1 5 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Torfaen -2 5 £36,750 -5.16% 3
Monmouthshire +4 3 £27,500 +8.91%
Rhondda Cynon Taff -1 2 £33,714 +3.73%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 - 1
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 88 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (26.10%) SQL Server
3 70 (25.74%) Finance
4 69 (25.37%) C#
5 68 (25.00%) Java
6 58 (21.32%) .NET
7 56 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 54 (19.85%) Microsoft
9 53 (19.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 46 (16.91%) MVC
10 46 (16.91%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (16.54%) Oracle
11 45 (16.54%) TDD
11 45 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
12 43 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 39 (14.34%) Spring
13 39 (14.34%) Python
14 36 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
15 35 (12.87%) Git (software)
15 35 (12.87%) T-SQL
15 35 (12.87%) Mentoring
16 34 (12.50%) MySQL
16 34 (12.50%) Scrum
17 33 (12.13%) Software Engineering
18 32 (11.76%) XML
19 31 (11.40%) CSS
20 29 (10.66%) ASP.NET
20 29 (10.66%) Hibernate
20 29 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
21 28 (10.29%) SOAP

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 14 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.78%) WordPress
3 9 (3.31%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.94%) CMS
4 8 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.57%) Apache Pig
5 7 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.84%) Apache
6 5 (1.84%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.84%) SAS
7 4 (1.47%) Liferay
8 3 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (1.10%) Confluence
8 3 (1.10%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.10%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.74%) IIS
9 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 23 (8.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.74%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.10%) SAP BPC
1 3 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.74%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (3.31%) PaaS
5 8 (2.94%) IaaS
6 5 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.84%) Serverless
7 4 (1.47%) Office 365
8 3 (1.10%) SaaS
8 3 (1.10%) Slack
8 3 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.74%) GitHub
9 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.74%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.74%) Trello
10 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.35%) DNS
2 15 (5.51%) LAN
2 15 (5.51%) WAN
3 14 (5.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.21%) Firewall
5 4 (1.47%) SAN
6 3 (1.10%) Skype
7 2 (0.74%) DHCP
7 2 (0.74%) Internet
8 1 (0.37%) DMZ
8 1 (0.37%) FTP
8 1 (0.37%) HTTP
8 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.37%) Intranet
8 1 (0.37%) MPLS
8 1 (0.37%) SMTP
8 1 (0.37%) VPN
8 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.37%) Wireless
8 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (26.10%) SQL Server
2 53 (19.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (12.50%) MySQL
5 19 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (6.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (6.25%) Power BI
8 16 (5.88%) NoSQL
9 15 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (4.41%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.31%) Big Data
12 8 (2.94%) MongoDB
13 7 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (2.57%) Hadoop
13 7 (2.57%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.57%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (12.87%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.93%) Subversion
3 20 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.62%) Visual Studio
5 16 (5.88%) Maven
6 11 (4.04%) JIRA
7 9 (3.31%) JUnit
8 6 (2.21%) Ant
8 6 (2.21%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.21%) Gradle
8 6 (2.21%) TestNG
9 4 (1.47%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.47%) Selenium
9 4 (1.47%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.74%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.74%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.74%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 70 (25.74%) Finance
2 16 (5.88%) Advertising
3 9 (3.31%) Law
4 5 (1.84%) Retail
5 4 (1.47%) Banking
6 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.74%) Back Office
7 2 (0.74%) Games
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 132 (48.53%) Developer
2 48 (17.65%) Analyst
3 34 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 29 (10.66%) SQL Developer
5 26 (9.56%) .NET Developer
6 25 (9.19%) C# Developer
7 20 (7.35%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.15%) Architect
10 13 (4.78%) DBA
10 13 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (4.41%) Lead DevOps
11 12 (4.41%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.04%) AWS DevOps
12 11 (4.04%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (3.68%) Administrator
13 10 (3.68%) Junior
13 10 (3.68%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.68%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.68%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (21.32%) .NET
2 39 (14.34%) Spring
3 32 (11.76%) XML
4 31 (11.40%) CSS
5 29 (10.66%) ASP.NET
5 29 (10.66%) Hibernate
6 28 (10.29%) HTML
6 28 (10.29%) SOAP
7 24 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 22 (8.09%) Web Services
9 20 (7.35%) REST
10 18 (6.62%) jQuery
11 14 (5.15%) LAMP
12 12 (4.41%) JSON
13 10 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (3.68%) HTML5
13 10 (3.68%) RESTful
14 8 (2.94%) CSS3
14 8 (2.94%) Java EE
14 8 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.51%) Clustering
3 11 (4.04%) Fintech
4 9 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.57%) iSeries
5 7 (2.57%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.21%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.84%) User Experience
8 4 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.10%) NHS
10 2 (0.74%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.37%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.88%) Linux
2 13 (4.78%) Unix
3 9 (3.31%) Windows
4 6 (2.21%) Android
4 6 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.74%) CentOS
6 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.37%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.91%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (16.91%) MVC
3 45 (16.54%) TDD
4 35 (12.87%) Mentoring
5 34 (12.50%) Scrum
6 33 (12.13%) Software Engineering
7 29 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (9.19%) DevOps
9 23 (8.46%) High Availability
10 22 (8.09%) ETL
11 19 (6.99%) Analytics
12 17 (6.25%) BDD
12 17 (6.25%) Data Analysis
12 17 (6.25%) ITIL
12 17 (6.25%) Test Automation
13 16 (5.88%) Open Source
14 15 (5.51%) Configuration Management
14 15 (5.51%) Load Balancing
14 15 (5.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (25.37%) C#
2 68 (25.00%) Java
3 56 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 39 (14.34%) Python
5 35 (12.87%) T-SQL
6 28 (10.29%) PHP
7 24 (8.82%) PowerShell
8 20 (7.35%) Shell Script
9 18 (6.62%) PL/SQL
10 17 (6.25%) Java 8
11 16 (5.88%) VB
12 14 (5.15%) Bash Shell
13 13 (4.78%) VBA
14 12 (4.41%) Ruby
15 9 (3.31%) C
16 8 (2.94%) C++
17 6 (2.21%) Apex Code
17 6 (2.21%) RPG
18 5 (1.84%) R
18 5 (1.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (6.99%) Degree
2 8 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.74%) CITP
4 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.74%) ISEB
4 2 (0.74%) MCSA
4 2 (0.74%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CCNA
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.31%) GDPR
2 8 (2.94%) QA
3 7 (2.57%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.21%) SLA
5 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (4.78%) Varnish
2 7 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.21%) Docker
4 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.37%) Firmware
5 1 (0.37%) HDFS
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.78%) Puppet
2 13 (4.78%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.47%) Ansible
3 4 (1.47%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.74%) Terraform
6 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.37%) Kibana
6 1 (0.37%) SCCM
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
6 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.54%) Oracle
3 17 (6.25%) Tableau
4 10 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.94%) Google
5 8 (2.94%) SAP
6 6 (2.21%) IBM
6 6 (2.21%) VMware
7 5 (1.84%) Remedy
7 5 (1.84%) Teradata
8 3 (1.10%) Ariba
8 3 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.10%) Cisco
8 3 (1.10%) Cognos
8 3 (1.10%) Sophos
8 3 (1.10%) Sybase
8 3 (1.10%) Symantec
8 3 (1.10%) Veeam
9 2 (0.74%) Sencha
9 2 (0.74%) Sitecore