Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 273 503 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.31% 23.46% 23.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.51% 45.19% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 253 460 493
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £23,255 £23,500 £22,300
90th Percentile £52,250 £52,850 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +2.94%

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 691 1113 1252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 48.87% 51.91% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 632 1025 1058
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £47,250
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -1 143 £35,000 - 9
Newport 0 79 £31,500 -16.00% 3
Bridgend +8 11 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Torfaen -8 11 £33,500 -19.28% 3
Caerphilly -1 7 £45,000 -
Neath Port Talbot -1 4 £42,500 +3.66%
Monmouthshire -6 3 £21,500 -52.22%
Rhondda Cynon Taff -1 1 £34,855 +12.44%
Gwent - 1 £34,000 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £27,500 -
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 74 (27.11%) Microsoft
2 73 (26.74%) JavaScript
3 69 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (22.71%) C#
5 59 (21.61%) Java
6 56 (20.51%) .NET
7 55 (20.15%) CSS
8 53 (19.41%) SQL Server
9 52 (19.05%) Oracle
10 50 (18.32%) Software Engineering
11 48 (17.58%) HTML
12 47 (17.22%) Finance
13 41 (15.02%) Windows
14 35 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (12.45%) Degree
16 32 (11.72%) XML
17 31 (11.36%) ITIL
17 31 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (10.99%) Python
19 29 (10.62%) Scrum
19 29 (10.62%) NoSQL
20 28 (10.26%) MVC
21 27 (9.89%) TDD
21 27 (9.89%) QA
22 26 (9.52%) Test Automation
22 26 (9.52%) Hadoop
22 26 (9.52%) R
22 26 (9.52%) Manufacturing
22 26 (9.52%) DevOps
23 25 (9.16%) PaaS

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 21 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 16 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (5.86%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.30%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.93%) Apache
6 7 (2.56%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.20%) CMS
7 6 (2.20%) IIS
7 6 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.47%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.73%) JBoss
9 2 (0.73%) Liferay
9 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.37%) nginx
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 17 (6.23%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.93%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.83%) Sage X3
4 4 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.73%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.16%) PaaS
2 23 (8.42%) Office 365
3 22 (8.06%) SaaS
4 21 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (2.56%) IaaS
7 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.73%) Serverless
9 1 (0.37%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.37%) Heroku
9 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.56%) SMS
2 5 (1.83%) FTP
2 5 (1.83%) Internet
2 5 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.10%) Firewall
3 3 (1.10%) HTTP
3 3 (1.10%) Modbus
3 3 (1.10%) NAS
3 3 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.10%) SAN
4 2 (0.73%) Broadband
4 2 (0.73%) Intranet
4 2 (0.73%) SMTP
4 2 (0.73%) SSH
4 2 (0.73%) VLAN
4 2 (0.73%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) ISDN
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) PSTN
5 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.62%) NoSQL
3 26 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 20 (7.33%) Relational Database
5 19 (6.96%) Big Data
6 18 (6.59%) MySQL
7 17 (6.23%) Oracle Database
8 14 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (3.66%) Apache Hive
10 10 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (3.30%) MongoDB
11 9 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.93%) MS Access
12 8 (2.93%) QlikView
13 7 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (2.20%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.06%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.86%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.03%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (3.66%) NUnit
6 8 (2.93%) Maven
6 8 (2.93%) Moq
7 7 (2.56%) JUnit
7 7 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.20%) Selenium
9 5 (1.83%) MSTest
9 5 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.83%) Toad
10 4 (1.47%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.10%) ClearQuest
11 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.10%) JIRA
12 2 (0.73%) Ant
General
1 47 (17.22%) Finance
2 26 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.03%) Games
3 11 (4.03%) Retail
4 7 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.20%) Legal
5 6 (2.20%) Marketing
6 5 (1.83%) Advertising
7 4 (1.47%) Law
8 3 (1.10%) Electronics
9 2 (0.73%) Romanian Language
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.37%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 92 (33.70%) Developer
2 61 (22.34%) Analyst
3 37 (13.55%) Software Engineer
4 26 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 25 (9.16%) Java Developer
5 25 (9.16%) Support Analyst
6 22 (8.06%) .NET Developer
7 18 (6.59%) C# Developer
8 17 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (6.23%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.86%) IT Engineer
9 16 (5.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (5.49%) SQL Developer
11 14 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.76%) Administrator
12 13 (4.76%) Data Analyst
12 13 (4.76%) Junior
13 12 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
13 12 (4.40%) Support Engineer
14 11 (4.03%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (20.51%) .NET
2 55 (20.15%) CSS
3 48 (17.58%) HTML
4 32 (11.72%) XML
5 22 (8.06%) Node.js
5 22 (8.06%) SOAP
6 21 (7.69%) Spring
7 20 (7.33%) ASP.NET
8 19 (6.96%) CSS3
9 18 (6.59%) jQuery
9 18 (6.59%) Web Services
10 16 (5.86%) Django
11 15 (5.49%) .NET Framework
11 15 (5.49%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (5.13%) AngularJS
13 13 (4.76%) REST
14 12 (4.40%) Hibernate
14 12 (4.40%) HTML5
15 9 (3.30%) WCF
16 8 (2.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.79%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.49%) Data Structures
4 11 (4.03%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.93%) Fintech
6 7 (2.56%) User Experience
7 6 (2.20%) iSeries
7 6 (2.20%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.47%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.10%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.10%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.73%) AS400
10 2 (0.73%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.73%) NHS
10 2 (0.73%) Social Media
11 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.02%) Windows
2 20 (7.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (5.86%) Unix
4 16 (5.86%) Windows 10
4 16 (5.86%) Windows 7
4 16 (5.86%) Windows 8
5 15 (5.49%) Linux
6 8 (2.93%) Android
6 8 (2.93%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.73%) AIX
7 2 (0.73%) VMS
8 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.32%) Software Engineering
3 35 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (11.36%) ITIL
5 29 (10.62%) Scrum
6 28 (10.26%) MVC
7 27 (9.89%) TDD
8 26 (9.52%) DevOps
8 26 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 24 (8.79%) OO
10 21 (7.69%) ERP
10 21 (7.69%) OOP
11 18 (6.59%) Analytics
11 18 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (6.23%) SDLC
13 16 (5.86%) CRM
13 16 (5.86%) ETL
13 16 (5.86%) Project Management
14 14 (5.13%) Coaching
14 14 (5.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 73 (26.74%) JavaScript
2 62 (22.71%) C#
3 59 (21.61%) Java
4 30 (10.99%) Python
5 26 (9.52%) R
6 21 (7.69%) Scala
7 20 (7.33%) PHP
8 18 (6.59%) PL/SQL
9 17 (6.23%) T-SQL
10 15 (5.49%) C
10 15 (5.49%) Go
10 15 (5.49%) Ruby
11 10 (3.66%) C++
12 9 (3.30%) VBA
13 8 (2.93%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.56%) TypeScript
15 6 (2.20%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.83%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.83%) Embedded C++
16 5 (1.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (12.45%) Degree
2 15 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.30%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.83%) ISEB
5 4 (1.47%) HND
6 3 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.73%) CBAP
7 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) CCNA
8 1 (0.37%) CCNP
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) MCP
8 1 (0.37%) MCSE
8 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.89%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) SLA
3 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.73%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.23%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.86%) VirtualBox
4 16 (5.86%) XenApp
4 16 (5.86%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.73%) Puppet
3 2 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.37%) Kibana
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 74 (27.11%) Microsoft
2 52 (19.05%) Oracle
3 19 (6.96%) VMware
4 18 (6.59%) Citrix
5 14 (5.13%) SAP
6 9 (3.30%) Tableau
7 8 (2.93%) Sage
8 7 (2.56%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.20%) IBM
10 4 (1.47%) Actian
11 3 (1.10%) Splunk
12 2 (0.73%) BMC
12 2 (0.73%) Cisco
12 2 (0.73%) HP
12 2 (0.73%) Remedy
13 1 (0.37%) Apple
13 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.37%) Cognos
13 1 (0.37%) Sencha
13 1 (0.37%) Serena