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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / Wales
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 250 353 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.62% 25.32% 20.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.46% 50.72% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 188 302 240
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 603 696 701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 54.57% 49.93% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 517 595 600
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 204 £37,500 +4.16% 25
West Wales -10 17 £40,000 +43.55% 3
North Wales 0 15 £25,000 -23.07%
Mid Wales -11 4 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 209 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 205 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (34.73%) C#
4 195 (34.03%) .NET
5 177 (30.89%) Finance
6 174 (30.37%) HTML
6 174 (30.37%) JavaScript
7 172 (30.02%) Microsoft
8 133 (23.21%) ASP.NET
9 129 (22.51%) CSS
10 120 (20.94%) MVC
11 110 (19.20%) Windows
12 106 (18.50%) T-SQL
13 100 (17.45%) XML
14 99 (17.28%) Java
14 99 (17.28%) Oracle
15 90 (15.71%) jQuery
16 89 (15.53%) Web Services
17 83 (14.49%) Scrum
18 81 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 80 (13.96%) MS Excel
20 78 (13.61%) Degree
21 73 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
22 63 (10.99%) SOAP
23 61 (10.65%) OO
24 57 (9.95%) Advertising
24 57 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 56 (9.77%) ETL
26 53 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
27 52 (9.08%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL
Top Related 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 17 (2.97%) Apache
2 14 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.09%) JBoss
4 11 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.57%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.57%) SAS
7 7 (1.22%) IIS
8 5 (0.87%) WordPress
9 4 (0.70%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.70%) CMS
9 4 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.52%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.52%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.52%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 80 (13.96%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.24%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
1 11 (1.92%) Sage 200
2 10 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 9 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.05%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.17%) Compiere
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.09%) Office 365
4 11 (1.92%) SaaS
5 5 (0.87%) GitHub
6 3 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) IaaS
7 2 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.44%) Internet
2 12 (2.09%) LAN
2 12 (2.09%) WAN
3 8 (1.40%) Broadband
4 6 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.87%) HTTP
6 4 (0.70%) Firewall
6 4 (0.70%) NAS
6 4 (0.70%) SAN
7 3 (0.52%) FTP
8 2 (0.35%) DHCP
8 2 (0.35%) DNS
8 2 (0.35%) Intranet
8 2 (0.35%) VLAN
8 2 (0.35%) VPN
9 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 57 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
5 38 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (6.46%) MySQL
7 33 (5.76%) Relational Database
8 32 (5.58%) NoSQL
9 30 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (5.06%) MongoDB
10 29 (5.06%) Oracle Database
11 25 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (3.84%) Neo4j
14 15 (2.62%) Hadoop
14 15 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (2.62%) QlikView
15 14 (2.44%) Big Data
16 12 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 53 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (6.81%) Visual Studio
3 38 (6.63%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.89%) Maven
4 28 (4.89%) Oracle Forms
5 26 (4.54%) Subversion
6 16 (2.79%) Mercurial
7 15 (2.62%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.44%) Selenium
9 12 (2.09%) NUnit
10 9 (1.57%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.40%) SoapUI
12 7 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (1.05%) Moq
14 5 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
14 5 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
16 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
16 3 (0.52%) JUnit
16 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 177 (30.89%) Finance
2 57 (9.95%) Advertising
3 30 (5.24%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 5 (0.87%) Banking
7 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.52%) Games
8 3 (0.52%) Legal
8 3 (0.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.35%) Back Office
9 2 (0.35%) Electronics
9 2 (0.35%) Law
9 2 (0.35%) Retail
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 320 (55.85%) Developer
2 128 (22.34%) Analyst
3 97 (16.93%) Senior Developer
4 84 (14.66%) .NET Developer
5 68 (11.87%) C# Developer
6 63 (10.99%) Java Developer
7 53 (9.25%) Software Developer
8 43 (7.50%) Support Analyst
9 39 (6.81%) Applications Support
10 37 (6.46%) C# .NET Developer
11 34 (5.93%) Applications Support Analyst
11 34 (5.93%) SQL Developer
12 33 (5.76%) Test Analyst
13 30 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
13 30 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
14 28 (4.89%) Consultant
14 28 (4.89%) Oracle Developer
15 26 (4.54%) ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (4.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (3.84%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (34.03%) .NET
2 174 (30.37%) HTML
3 133 (23.21%) ASP.NET
4 129 (22.51%) CSS
5 100 (17.45%) XML
6 90 (15.71%) jQuery
7 89 (15.53%) Web Services
8 81 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (10.99%) SOAP
10 52 (9.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 49 (8.55%) .NET Framework
12 46 (8.03%) Ajax
12 46 (8.03%) Spring
13 45 (7.85%) WCF
14 40 (6.98%) REST
15 36 (6.28%) Hibernate
15 36 (6.28%) XSLT
16 33 (5.76%) HTML5
17 29 (5.06%) RESTful
18 28 (4.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.32%) iSeries
5 18 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.27%) NHS
7 11 (1.92%) User Experience
8 9 (1.57%) Fintech
9 6 (1.05%) AS400
9 6 (1.05%) Replication
9 6 (1.05%) Social Media
10 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.87%) Digital TV
10 5 (0.87%) iPhone
11 4 (0.70%) Clustering
11 4 (0.70%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.52%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.52%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 110 (19.20%) Windows
2 28 (4.89%) Linux
3 25 (4.36%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.62%) Android
5 15 (2.62%) Unix
6 13 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.52%) CentOS
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (20.94%) MVC
3 83 (14.49%) Scrum
4 61 (10.65%) OO
5 56 (9.77%) ETL
6 50 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (8.55%) Web Development
8 48 (8.38%) SDLC
9 45 (7.85%) ITIL
10 43 (7.50%) Waterfall
11 42 (7.33%) Mentoring
12 40 (6.98%) Software Engineering
12 40 (6.98%) TDD
13 31 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (5.24%) Automated Testing
15 29 (5.06%) Project Management
16 28 (4.89%) CRM
17 27 (4.71%) OOP
18 22 (3.84%) ERP
18 22 (3.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 199 (34.73%) C#
2 174 (30.37%) JavaScript
3 106 (18.50%) T-SQL
4 99 (17.28%) Java
5 45 (7.85%) PL/SQL
6 37 (6.46%) VB.NET
7 34 (5.93%) PHP
8 25 (4.36%) Python
9 21 (3.66%) C
10 15 (2.62%) C++
11 8 (1.40%) Perl
12 7 (1.22%) RPG
12 7 (1.22%) RPG IV
12 7 (1.22%) VB
13 6 (1.05%) Embedded C
13 6 (1.05%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.05%) Groovy
13 6 (1.05%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.70%) RPG/400
15 3 (0.52%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 78 (13.61%) Degree
2 20 (3.49%) ISEB
3 14 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.57%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.22%) HND
6 7 (1.22%) Postgraduate
7 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.70%) CCNA
8 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.35%) RHCE
9 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCITP
10 1 (0.17%) MCP
10 1 (0.17%) MCSA
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.92%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) SLA
3 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.14%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.40%) XenServer
5 3 (0.52%) Docker
5 3 (0.52%) vSphere
6 2 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (1.05%) Puppet
3 3 (0.52%) Ansible
3 3 (0.52%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 172 (30.02%) Microsoft
2 99 (17.28%) Oracle
3 32 (5.58%) VMware
4 13 (2.27%) Sage
4 13 (2.27%) SAP
4 13 (2.27%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.92%) IBM
6 10 (1.75%) Cisco
7 8 (1.40%) Dell
8 7 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.22%) Veeam
9 6 (1.05%) Google
9 6 (1.05%) RedGate
9 6 (1.05%) Tableau
10 5 (0.87%) Cognos
11 4 (0.70%) IFS
12 3 (0.52%) Perforce
12 3 (0.52%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.35%) Juniper
13 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Downing LLP
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum generous benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428.00 - £42991.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milford Haven, Dyfed
Port of Milford Haven
Salary: £34,500 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Caerphilly, South Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Excellent Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Caerphilly, South Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Excellent Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 17 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bridgend, South Wales
SAS International Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
Salary: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Bristol DT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Bristol DT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago