Period
to 22 November 2017

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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 404 629 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.43% 23.83% 23.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.56% 45.68% 45.40%
Number of salaries quoted 383 564 550
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £23,255 £24,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £52,250 £53,750 £45,000
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 996 1377 1403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.91% 52.18% 51.75%
Number of salaries quoted 916 1240 1173
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,262 £23,475 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
South Wales -1 276 £35,000 - 18
West Wales +1 81 £37,500 -1.32% 1
North Wales -3 24 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Mid Wales -9 4 £37,500 -
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 117 (28.96%) JavaScript
1 117 (28.96%) .NET
2 115 (28.47%) C#
2 115 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (25.74%) SQL Server
4 96 (23.76%) Microsoft
5 86 (21.29%) HTML
6 85 (21.04%) CSS
7 78 (19.31%) Oracle
8 76 (18.81%) Java
9 73 (18.07%) MVC
10 68 (16.83%) Finance
11 60 (14.85%) Degree
12 57 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
13 56 (13.86%) Software Engineering
14 53 (13.12%) Windows
15 51 (12.62%) XML
15 51 (12.62%) ASP.NET
16 49 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (10.89%) Scrum
18 43 (10.64%) T-SQL
19 42 (10.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 41 (10.15%) ETL
21 40 (9.90%) TDD
21 40 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
21 40 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
22 38 (9.41%) jQuery
23 37 (9.16%) DevOps
24 35 (8.66%) ITIL
24 35 (8.66%) OO

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 22 (5.45%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
2 17 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.48%) Apache Pig
4 10 (2.48%) IIS
5 9 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.98%) Apache
7 7 (1.73%) CMS
7 7 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.73%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.24%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.24%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.50%) JBoss
10 2 (0.50%) Liferay
11 1 (0.25%) Confluence
11 1 (0.25%) nginx
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 22 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.99%) Windchill
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.73%) Sage X3
4 6 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.50%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.19%) PaaS
2 25 (6.19%) SaaS
3 24 (5.94%) Office 365
4 17 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (2.97%) IaaS
6 7 (1.73%) Serverless
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.24%) AWS OpsWorks
7 5 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.24%) Route 53
8 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.73%) SMS
2 6 (1.49%) FTP
2 6 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.24%) DNS
3 5 (1.24%) Firewall
3 5 (1.24%) Internet
3 5 (1.24%) PuTTY
3 5 (1.24%) tcpdump
3 5 (1.24%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.74%) HTTP
4 3 (0.74%) Modbus
4 3 (0.74%) NAS
4 3 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (0.74%) SAN
4 3 (0.74%) SMTP
4 3 (0.74%) SSH
5 2 (0.50%) Broadband
5 2 (0.50%) Intranet
5 2 (0.50%) VLAN
5 2 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (7.43%) Oracle Reports
4 29 (7.18%) NoSQL
5 27 (6.68%) Hadoop
6 26 (6.44%) Oracle Database
6 26 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (5.20%) MySQL
7 21 (5.20%) Relational Database
8 19 (4.70%) Big Data
9 18 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (2.97%) Power BI
13 11 (2.72%) Apache Hive
13 11 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 25 (6.19%) Oracle Forms
4 22 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 16 (3.96%) TeamCity
6 15 (3.71%) Maven
7 13 (3.22%) NUnit
8 11 (2.72%) Moq
9 10 (2.48%) SoapUI
10 9 (2.23%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.98%) JIRA
11 8 (1.98%) Selenium
12 7 (1.73%) Ant
12 7 (1.73%) JUnit
13 5 (1.24%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.24%) Fiddler
13 5 (1.24%) MSTest
13 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 68 (16.83%) Finance
2 30 (7.43%) Manufacturing
3 15 (3.71%) Retail
4 14 (3.47%) Games
5 8 (1.98%) Advertising
6 7 (1.73%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.73%) Legal
7 6 (1.49%) Marketing
7 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.24%) Law
8 5 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.74%) Electronics
10 2 (0.50%) Romanian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 171 (42.33%) Developer
2 85 (21.04%) Analyst
3 53 (13.12%) .NET Developer
4 45 (11.14%) Senior Developer
5 38 (9.41%) C# Developer
6 37 (9.16%) Software Engineer
7 28 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (6.68%) Applications Support
8 27 (6.68%) Java Developer
9 26 (6.44%) Support Analyst
10 23 (5.69%) Oracle Developer
10 23 (5.69%) Software Developer
11 22 (5.45%) Data Analyst
11 22 (5.45%) SQL Developer
12 20 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.46%) Administrator
13 18 (4.46%) DBA
14 17 (4.21%) IT Engineer
14 17 (4.21%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (28.96%) .NET
2 86 (21.29%) HTML
3 85 (21.04%) CSS
4 51 (12.62%) ASP.NET
4 51 (12.62%) XML
5 38 (9.41%) jQuery
6 31 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (7.43%) .NET Framework
8 27 (6.68%) SOAP
9 26 (6.44%) WCF
9 26 (6.44%) Web Services
10 23 (5.69%) AngularJS
11 22 (5.45%) Node.js
12 21 (5.20%) Spring
13 20 (4.95%) Ajax
13 20 (4.95%) CSS3
14 16 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (3.96%) HTML5
14 16 (3.96%) REST
15 15 (3.71%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.95%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.22%) Algorithms
5 8 (1.98%) Fintech
5 8 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.98%) User Experience
6 7 (1.73%) iSeries
6 7 (1.73%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.24%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.24%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.99%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.74%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.74%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.12%) Windows
2 25 (6.19%) Linux
3 22 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 21 (5.20%) Unix
5 18 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (4.21%) Windows 10
6 17 (4.21%) Windows 7
6 17 (4.21%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.23%) Android
7 9 (2.23%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.50%) AIX
9 2 (0.50%) VMS
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (18.07%) MVC
3 56 (13.86%) Software Engineering
4 49 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (10.89%) Scrum
6 41 (10.15%) ETL
7 40 (9.90%) TDD
8 37 (9.16%) DevOps
9 35 (8.66%) ITIL
9 35 (8.66%) OO
9 35 (8.66%) Test Automation
10 30 (7.43%) SDLC
11 28 (6.93%) ERP
12 27 (6.68%) OOP
12 27 (6.68%) Web Development
13 21 (5.20%) Analytics
14 19 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (4.46%) CRM
16 17 (4.21%) Data Analysis
17 16 (3.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (28.96%) JavaScript
2 115 (28.47%) C#
3 76 (18.81%) Java
4 43 (10.64%) T-SQL
5 34 (8.42%) PL/SQL
6 31 (7.67%) Python
7 27 (6.68%) R
8 25 (6.19%) C
9 21 (5.20%) Scala
10 20 (4.95%) PHP
11 19 (4.70%) VB.NET
12 16 (3.96%) C++
13 15 (3.71%) Go
13 15 (3.71%) Ruby
14 10 (2.48%) VB
15 9 (2.23%) VBA
16 7 (1.73%) TypeScript
17 6 (1.49%) Embedded C
17 6 (1.49%) Embedded C++
17 6 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (14.85%) Degree
2 19 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.49%) ISEB
5 5 (1.24%) HND
5 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.99%) MCP
7 2 (0.50%) CBAP
7 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.66%) QA
2 9 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.73%) SLA
4 4 (0.99%) GDPR
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.70%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.21%) VirtualBox
4 17 (4.21%) XenApp
4 17 (4.21%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.49%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.25%) Varnish
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.73%) Puppet
2 6 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.74%) Kibana
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 96 (23.76%) Microsoft
2 78 (19.31%) Oracle
3 27 (6.68%) VMware
4 19 (4.70%) Citrix
5 15 (3.71%) SAP
6 11 (2.72%) Sage
6 11 (2.72%) Tableau
7 8 (1.98%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.73%) IBM
9 5 (1.24%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.24%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.99%) Actian
11 3 (0.74%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.74%) HP
11 3 (0.74%) Splunk
12 2 (0.50%) BMC
12 2 (0.50%) Cisco
12 2 (0.50%) Remedy
12 2 (0.50%) Talend
13 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint