Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 415 547 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.26% 24.46% 26.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.97% 45.43% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 336 452 603
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +9.29% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £21,798
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,093 1,204 1,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.99% 53.85% 50.02%
Number of salaries quoted 910 1,044 1,122
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £49,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Wales

SQL
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Wales.

Salary trend for SQL in Wales

SQL
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Wales over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Wales

SQL
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 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
South Wales -1 281 £37,500 +2.74% 47
Mid Wales +6 57 £30,500 -29.07% 4
North Wales -3 41 £35,000 -10.83% 12
West Wales +6 34 £40,000 - 6
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 123 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (27.47%) SQL Server
3 110 (26.51%) JavaScript
4 97 (23.37%) C#
5 94 (22.65%) Microsoft
6 91 (21.93%) ITIL
7 90 (21.69%) .NET
8 89 (21.45%) Degree
9 75 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 72 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 71 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
11 71 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (15.66%) HTML
12 65 (15.66%) Finance
13 63 (15.18%) Management Information System
14 59 (14.22%) CSS
15 55 (13.25%) Oracle
16 52 (12.53%) Relational Database
17 51 (12.29%) MVC
18 48 (11.57%) XML
18 48 (11.57%) Process Improvement
18 48 (11.57%) Power BI
19 47 (11.33%) Mentoring
19 47 (11.33%) Java
19 47 (11.33%) QA
20 46 (11.08%) T-SQL
20 46 (11.08%) Scrum
20 46 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
21 43 (10.36%) Python
22 42 (10.12%) ASP.NET

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 24 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.06%) CMS
3 13 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.89%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.41%) Apache
6 10 (2.41%) Umbraco
7 9 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.93%) IIS
8 8 (1.93%) WordPress
9 7 (1.69%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.69%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.20%) ArcGIS
10 5 (1.20%) Liferay
11 4 (0.96%) GeoServer
11 4 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.96%) Windchill
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.93%) Sage X3
2 7 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.48%) Infor CloudSuite
4 2 (0.48%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.58%) Office 365
4 12 (2.89%) SaaS
5 10 (2.41%) PaaS
6 8 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (1.69%) IaaS
8 4 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.96%) Serverless
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.89%) DNS
2 11 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.17%) LAN
3 9 (2.17%) WAN
4 3 (0.72%) Firewall
4 3 (0.72%) FTP
5 2 (0.48%) Modbus
5 2 (0.48%) SAN
5 2 (0.48%) SMTP
5 2 (0.48%) SSH
5 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.24%) VLAN
6 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 75 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (12.53%) Relational Database
5 48 (11.57%) Power BI
6 37 (8.92%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (8.43%) MySQL
8 32 (7.71%) NoSQL
9 27 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (4.34%) Oracle Database
12 17 (4.10%) Big Data
13 16 (3.86%) Oracle Database 12c
14 15 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (2.65%) DB2
16 11 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (2.65%) MS Access
17 9 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (9.16%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.23%) Visual Studio
4 18 (4.34%) Subversion
5 17 (4.10%) Maven
6 16 (3.86%) JIRA
7 8 (1.93%) Selenium
8 7 (1.69%) Ant
8 7 (1.69%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.69%) JUnit
8 7 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.20%) Gradle
9 5 (1.20%) TestNG
10 3 (0.72%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.72%) Xdebug
11 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.48%) NUnit
11 2 (0.48%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 65 (15.66%) Finance
2 19 (4.58%) Retail
3 16 (3.86%) Advertising
4 13 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.93%) Games
6 7 (1.69%) Legal
7 5 (1.20%) Law
8 4 (0.96%) Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 153 (36.87%) Developer
2 106 (25.54%) Analyst
3 37 (8.92%) .NET Developer
4 31 (7.47%) SQL Developer
5 29 (6.99%) C# Developer
5 29 (6.99%) Senior Analyst
6 24 (5.78%) Senior Developer
7 23 (5.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 22 (5.30%) DBA
9 20 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (4.82%) Java Developer
10 19 (4.58%) Support Analyst
11 18 (4.34%) Senior Solutions Analyst
11 18 (4.34%) Solutions Analyst
12 17 (4.10%) Data Engineer
12 17 (4.10%) IT Analyst
13 15 (3.61%) Administrator
13 15 (3.61%) Software Engineer
14 14 (3.37%) Software Developer
14 14 (3.37%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (21.69%) .NET
2 65 (15.66%) HTML
3 59 (14.22%) CSS
4 48 (11.57%) XML
5 42 (10.12%) ASP.NET
6 41 (9.88%) Web Services
7 36 (8.67%) REST
8 35 (8.43%) jQuery
9 33 (7.95%) SOAP
10 27 (6.51%) AngularJS
11 22 (5.30%) Spring
12 18 (4.34%) .NET Framework
13 16 (3.86%) .NET Core
14 15 (3.61%) WCF
15 14 (3.37%) Hibernate
16 13 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (3.13%) Entity Framework
16 13 (3.13%) HTML5
17 10 (2.41%) Ajax
17 10 (2.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.18%) Management Information System
2 46 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (8.67%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (7.95%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.58%) iSeries
5 19 (4.58%) User Experience
6 13 (3.13%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.41%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.17%) Clustering
10 8 (1.93%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.69%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.45%) Fintech
13 4 (0.96%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.96%) NHS
14 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
15 2 (0.48%) Credit Risk
15 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.48%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.75%) Linux
2 27 (6.51%) Windows
3 13 (3.13%) Unix
4 12 (2.89%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.65%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.65%) Windows 8
6 9 (2.17%) Android
7 8 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.72%) Solaris
9 2 (0.48%) CentOS
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (21.93%) ITIL
3 71 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (12.29%) MVC
5 48 (11.57%) Process Improvement
6 47 (11.33%) Mentoring
7 46 (11.08%) Scrum
8 41 (9.88%) ETL
8 41 (9.88%) Software Engineering
9 39 (9.40%) TDD
10 38 (9.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (8.92%) Business Process Improvement
11 37 (8.92%) Data Analysis
12 33 (7.95%) Project Management
13 31 (7.47%) DevOps
14 30 (7.23%) Release Management
15 29 (6.99%) Service Management
16 28 (6.75%) Business Analysis
16 28 (6.75%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 110 (26.51%) JavaScript
2 97 (23.37%) C#
3 47 (11.33%) Java
4 46 (11.08%) T-SQL
5 43 (10.36%) Python
6 40 (9.64%) PHP
7 25 (6.02%) VB
8 20 (4.82%) PL/SQL
8 20 (4.82%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.82%) VBA
9 17 (4.10%) R
10 16 (3.86%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.37%) C
12 12 (2.89%) C++
12 12 (2.89%) VB.NET
13 10 (2.41%) Perl
13 10 (2.41%) Ruby
14 9 (2.17%) Java 8
14 9 (2.17%) RPG
15 8 (1.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 89 (21.45%) Degree
2 23 (5.54%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.65%) Postgraduate
6 10 (2.41%) MCSA
7 8 (1.93%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.93%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.45%) HND
9 3 (0.72%) CBAP
10 2 (0.48%) ISEB
11 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.33%) QA
2 20 (4.82%) Data Quality
3 17 (4.10%) SLA
4 14 (3.37%) GDPR
5 7 (1.69%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.65%) Docker
3 11 (2.65%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.65%) VirtualBox
3 11 (2.65%) XenApp
3 11 (2.65%) XenDesktop
4 9 (2.17%) Varnish
5 3 (0.72%) Firmware
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.17%) Puppet
3 8 (1.93%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.96%) Ansible
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 94 (22.65%) Microsoft
2 55 (13.25%) Oracle
3 14 (3.37%) IBM
3 14 (3.37%) VMware
4 13 (3.13%) Teradata
5 11 (2.65%) Citrix
5 11 (2.65%) Sage
5 11 (2.65%) SAP
6 9 (2.17%) Sitecore
6 9 (2.17%) Tableau
7 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.96%) Mapinfo
8 4 (0.96%) Remedy
9 3 (0.72%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.72%) Infor
9 3 (0.72%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.72%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.72%) Sybase
10 2 (0.48%) Epicor
10 2 (0.48%) Informatica