Period
to 20 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 403 600 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.94% 25.66% 26.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.10% 46.55% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 346 523 623
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £46,100
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,005 1,289 1,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 52.21% 55.13% 50.86%
Number of salaries quoted 865 1,142 1,155
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,025 £22,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £55,000 £49,300
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 February 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 February 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 0 291 £35,750 - 70
West Wales +7 44 £40,000 - 2
North Wales -5 38 £32,500 -27.78% 13
Mid Wales -3 28 £30,500 - 2
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 117 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 108 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (25.31%) Microsoft
4 99 (24.57%) JavaScript
5 98 (24.32%) C#
6 84 (20.84%) .NET
7 75 (18.61%) HTML
8 72 (17.87%) Degree
9 67 (16.63%) CSS
9 67 (16.63%) ITIL
10 65 (16.13%) Java
10 65 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
10 65 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 61 (15.14%) Finance
12 60 (14.89%) Oracle
13 56 (13.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 52 (12.90%) XML
15 50 (12.41%) Software Engineering
15 50 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
16 44 (10.92%) T-SQL
16 44 (10.92%) Scrum
17 42 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
18 41 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
18 41 (10.17%) QA
18 41 (10.17%) Windows
18 41 (10.17%) Power BI
19 40 (9.93%) MVC
20 38 (9.43%) SOAP
21 36 (8.93%) Web Services
21 36 (8.93%) Management Information System

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 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.22%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (3.23%) CMS
5 11 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.73%) IIS
6 10 (2.48%) Apache
6 10 (2.48%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.74%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.49%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.24%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.99%) Liferay
10 4 (0.99%) nginx
11 3 (0.74%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.99%) Windchill
4 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.23%) Sage X3
2 8 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.50%) Infor CloudSuite
4 2 (0.50%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.21%) Office 365
2 21 (5.21%) SaaS
3 17 (4.22%) PaaS
4 16 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (3.72%) IaaS
6 7 (1.74%) Serverless
7 6 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (1.24%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.24%) AWS OpsWorks
8 5 (1.24%) Route 53
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) Heroku
9 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.99%) DNS
2 5 (1.24%) FTP
2 5 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.99%) Modbus
4 3 (0.74%) Internet
4 3 (0.74%) SMS
4 3 (0.74%) VLAN
5 2 (0.50%) Intranet
5 2 (0.50%) LAN
5 2 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.50%) SMTP
5 2 (0.50%) SSH
5 2 (0.50%) WAN
6 1 (0.25%) DHCP
6 1 (0.25%) Firewall
6 1 (0.25%) HTTP
6 1 (0.25%) NAS
6 1 (0.25%) SAN
6 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 65 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (13.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (10.17%) Power BI
5 35 (8.68%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 30 (7.44%) Relational Database
8 27 (6.70%) MySQL
9 21 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (4.22%) Oracle Database
10 17 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.98%) Big Data
12 11 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (2.73%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (2.23%) MS Access
15 8 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (8.44%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.70%) Visual Studio
4 23 (5.71%) Maven
5 18 (4.47%) JIRA
6 11 (2.73%) Subversion
7 9 (2.23%) Ant
7 9 (2.23%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.23%) JUnit
7 9 (2.23%) Selenium
8 7 (1.74%) NUnit
8 7 (1.74%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (1.24%) Moq
10 5 (1.24%) MSTest
11 4 (0.99%) Gradle
11 4 (0.99%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.99%) TestNG
11 4 (0.99%) Xdebug
General
1 61 (15.14%) Finance
2 19 (4.71%) Retail
3 17 (4.22%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.98%) Advertising
5 5 (1.24%) Games
5 5 (1.24%) Law
5 5 (1.24%) Legal
6 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.74%) Banking
7 3 (0.74%) Electronics
7 3 (0.74%) Marketing
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.50%) Romanian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 155 (38.46%) Developer
2 85 (21.09%) Analyst
3 36 (8.93%) .NET Developer
4 31 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 29 (7.20%) Java Developer
6 26 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 26 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 25 (6.20%) C# Developer
7 25 (6.20%) SQL Developer
8 20 (4.96%) DBA
8 20 (4.96%) Support Analyst
9 18 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (3.97%) Applications Support
10 16 (3.97%) Data Analyst
10 16 (3.97%) Data Engineer
10 16 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (3.97%) IT Engineer
10 16 (3.97%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (3.72%) Administrator
11 15 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (20.84%) .NET
2 75 (18.61%) HTML
3 67 (16.63%) CSS
4 52 (12.90%) XML
5 38 (9.43%) SOAP
6 36 (8.93%) Web Services
7 33 (8.19%) ASP.NET
7 33 (8.19%) jQuery
8 30 (7.44%) REST
9 25 (6.20%) Spring
10 20 (4.96%) AngularJS
10 20 (4.96%) WCF
11 17 (4.22%) .NET Framework
12 15 (3.72%) Hibernate
12 15 (3.72%) HTML5
12 15 (3.72%) Node.js
13 13 (3.23%) CSS3
14 11 (2.73%) Ajax
14 11 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (2.48%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 35 (8.68%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.71%) Data Structures
6 16 (3.97%) iSeries
6 16 (3.97%) User Experience
7 9 (2.23%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.23%) Fintech
8 6 (1.49%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.24%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.99%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.99%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.99%) NHS
11 3 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.17%) Windows
2 34 (8.44%) Linux
3 19 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.97%) Windows 10
4 16 (3.97%) Windows 7
4 16 (3.97%) Windows 8
4 16 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.23%) Unix
6 11 (2.73%) Android
7 10 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.74%) Solaris
10 2 (0.50%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (16.63%) ITIL
3 65 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (12.41%) Software Engineering
5 44 (10.92%) Scrum
6 40 (9.93%) MVC
7 35 (8.68%) ETL
7 35 (8.68%) TDD
8 32 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 31 (7.69%) DevOps
10 29 (7.20%) Process Improvement
10 29 (7.20%) SDLC
11 26 (6.45%) Service Management
11 26 (6.45%) Test Automation
12 25 (6.20%) ERP
12 25 (6.20%) Project Management
13 22 (5.46%) ITSM
13 22 (5.46%) OO
14 21 (5.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (24.57%) JavaScript
2 98 (24.32%) C#
3 65 (16.13%) Java
4 44 (10.92%) T-SQL
5 31 (7.69%) Python
6 27 (6.70%) PHP
7 24 (5.96%) VB
8 21 (5.21%) R
9 19 (4.71%) VBA
10 16 (3.97%) C
10 16 (3.97%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.72%) Scala
12 12 (2.98%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.73%) C++
13 11 (2.73%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.73%) Ruby
14 10 (2.48%) Perl
15 8 (1.99%) Go
15 8 (1.99%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (17.87%) Degree
2 19 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.73%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.99%) MCSA
7 6 (1.49%) HND
8 5 (1.24%) CBAP
9 3 (0.74%) ISEB
9 3 (0.74%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.17%) QA
2 15 (3.72%) Data Quality
3 13 (3.23%) SLA
4 10 (2.48%) GDPR
5 6 (1.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.97%) VirtualBox
3 16 (3.97%) XenApp
3 16 (3.97%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.24%) Firmware
5 3 (0.74%) Docker
6 2 (0.50%) Varnish
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.74%) Puppet
2 6 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.74%) Kibana
4 2 (0.50%) Ansible
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.25%) Terraform
5 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (25.31%) Microsoft
2 60 (14.89%) Oracle
3 23 (5.71%) VMware
4 16 (3.97%) Citrix
5 14 (3.47%) SAP
6 13 (3.23%) IBM
6 13 (3.23%) Sage
7 7 (1.74%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.74%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.74%) Tableau
8 5 (1.24%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.24%) Teradata
9 4 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.74%) Infor
10 3 (0.74%) Mapinfo
10 3 (0.74%) Sybase
10 3 (0.74%) Talend
11 2 (0.50%) Actian
11 2 (0.50%) Coverity
11 2 (0.50%) IFS