Period
to 22 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 315 411 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.66% 21.32% 24.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.68% 38.02% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 290 332 448
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% -1.96% +9.29%
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £49,337 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.25% +2.22% -

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 964 1,081 1,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.04% 56.07% 54.04%
Number of salaries quoted 823 900 1,038
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,749 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 -1 255 £36,500 -2.67% 17
West Wales 0 31 £40,000 - 1
North Wales -10 14 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Mid Wales +7 12 £36,000 +18.03%
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 145 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (35.24%) SQL Server
3 102 (32.38%) .NET
4 97 (30.79%) C#
5 96 (30.48%) JavaScript
6 80 (25.40%) Microsoft
7 72 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 65 (20.63%) HTML
9 59 (18.73%) CSS
9 59 (18.73%) Finance
10 58 (18.41%) Java
11 57 (18.10%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (16.83%) Python
13 51 (16.19%) Software Engineering
14 45 (14.29%) QA
14 45 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 45 (14.29%) ASP.NET
15 43 (13.65%) T-SQL
16 42 (13.33%) MVC
17 39 (12.38%) Oracle
17 39 (12.38%) XML
18 38 (12.06%) Degree
19 35 (11.11%) Mentoring
20 32 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
20 32 (10.16%) jQuery
20 32 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 31 (9.84%) TDD
22 30 (9.52%) Spring
22 30 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 15 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.17%) OpenStack
3 9 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.54%) SAS
4 8 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.22%) Apache
5 7 (2.22%) Confluence
6 6 (1.90%) IIS
6 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.59%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.59%) JBoss
7 5 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.27%) nginx
9 3 (0.95%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.63%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.32%) Appian
11 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Notepad++
4 1 (0.32%) SPSS
4 1 (0.32%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 72 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.81%) GitHub
3 12 (3.81%) IaaS
4 11 (3.49%) SaaS
5 10 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 10 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (3.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 10 (3.17%) Serverless
6 8 (2.54%) Office 365
7 7 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.27%) PaaS
9 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) npm
10 1 (0.32%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.81%) DNS
2 4 (1.27%) Firewall
2 4 (1.27%) SAN
3 3 (0.95%) HTTP
3 3 (0.95%) LAN
3 3 (0.95%) WAN
4 2 (0.63%) DHCP
4 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.63%) MPLS
4 2 (0.63%) NAS
4 2 (0.63%) VPN
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) IPv4
5 1 (0.32%) IPv6
5 1 (0.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.32%) SNMP
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) VLAN
5 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (35.24%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (8.89%) NoSQL
5 28 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 24 (7.62%) Power BI
7 23 (7.30%) Big Data
8 21 (6.67%) MySQL
9 20 (6.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 20 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (3.49%) Cosmos DB
12 10 (3.17%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (2.86%) Redis
14 8 (2.54%) QlikView
15 6 (1.90%) DB2
15 6 (1.90%) MongoDB
16 5 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.25%) Jenkins
2 26 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.44%) Selenium
4 13 (4.13%) Visual Studio
5 12 (3.81%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.17%) JIRA
7 9 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.86%) JMeter
8 8 (2.54%) JUnit
8 8 (2.54%) Subversion
9 7 (2.22%) GitLab
10 6 (1.90%) Maven
11 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.27%) Xdebug
13 3 (0.95%) Grunt
13 3 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.63%) Ant
15 1 (0.32%) NUnit
General
1 59 (18.73%) Finance
2 17 (5.40%) Marketing
3 13 (4.13%) Advertising
3 13 (4.13%) Banking
4 12 (3.81%) Games
4 12 (3.81%) Retail
5 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Military
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (46.03%) Developer
2 59 (18.73%) Analyst
3 36 (11.43%) Software Developer
4 32 (10.16%) Java Developer
4 32 (10.16%) Junior
5 26 (8.25%) SQL Developer
6 25 (7.94%) .NET Developer
7 18 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (4.44%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.44%) Data Engineer
10 13 (4.13%) Architect
10 13 (4.13%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.13%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.81%) Technical Business Analyst
11 12 (3.81%) Test Analyst
12 11 (3.49%) Applications Support
12 11 (3.49%) DBA
12 11 (3.49%) Junior Data Engineer
12 11 (3.49%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (32.38%) .NET
2 65 (20.63%) HTML
3 59 (18.73%) CSS
4 45 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 39 (12.38%) XML
6 32 (10.16%) jQuery
7 30 (9.52%) Spring
8 28 (8.89%) SOAP
9 21 (6.67%) Hibernate
10 19 (6.03%) HTML5
10 19 (6.03%) Web Services
11 18 (5.71%) .NET Framework
11 18 (5.71%) REST
12 16 (5.08%) RESTful
13 14 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (4.13%) .NET Core
15 9 (2.86%) JPA
16 8 (2.54%) Ajax
16 8 (2.54%) JSON
16 8 (2.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.35%) Fintech
2 16 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.81%) User Experience
5 9 (2.86%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.90%) Robotics
8 4 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.95%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.63%) Animation
10 2 (0.63%) CCTV
10 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.63%) NHS
10 2 (0.63%) Replication
11 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.32%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.25%) Linux
2 13 (4.13%) Windows
3 12 (3.81%) Unix
4 10 (3.17%) CentOS
4 10 (3.17%) Fedora
4 10 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.59%) Android
5 5 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.95%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) AIX
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (18.10%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (16.19%) Software Engineering
4 42 (13.33%) MVC
5 35 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 31 (9.84%) TDD
7 27 (8.57%) Scrum
8 25 (7.94%) ETL
8 25 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 24 (7.62%) Analytics
10 22 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (6.35%) DevOps
12 20 (6.35%) OOP
12 20 (6.35%) Project Management
13 16 (5.08%) Business Analysis
13 16 (5.08%) IT Strategy
14 15 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (4.76%) Microservices
14 15 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 97 (30.79%) C#
2 96 (30.48%) JavaScript
3 58 (18.41%) Java
4 53 (16.83%) Python
5 43 (13.65%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.98%) PHP
7 21 (6.67%) C++
8 15 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 14 (4.44%) VB
10 11 (3.49%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.17%) Java 8
11 10 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.17%) Ruby
12 9 (2.86%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.54%) VBA
14 7 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (1.90%) Groovy
16 5 (1.59%) VB6
17 4 (1.27%) R
17 4 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (12.06%) Degree
2 13 (4.13%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.63%) ISEB
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.63%) OCA
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.29%) QA
2 8 (2.54%) SLA
3 5 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.27%) GDPR
5 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (6.35%) Docker
2 5 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.63%) HDFS
4 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.32%) Varnish
5 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.17%) Ansible
2 10 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.17%) Puppet
2 10 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (1.90%) Kibana
4 4 (1.27%) Control-M
5 2 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 80 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.38%) Oracle
3 12 (3.81%) Tableau
4 10 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.54%) IBM
6 6 (1.90%) Automation Anywhere
6 6 (1.90%) Blue Prism
6 6 (1.90%) UiPath
7 5 (1.59%) Talend
8 4 (1.27%) Cognos
8 4 (1.27%) Informatica
8 4 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.27%) Teradata
8 4 (1.27%) VMware
9 3 (0.95%) Google
9 3 (0.95%) RedGate
9 3 (0.95%) Sage
9 3 (0.95%) Veeam
10 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.63%) NetApp