Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 363 598 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.66% 22.53% 22.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.65% 43.75% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 340 530 521
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,008 £50,013 £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 893 1367 1442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 45.91% 51.51% 51.87%
Number of salaries quoted 828 1227 1211
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -1 244 £35,000 - 22
West Wales +4 82 £39,675 +5.80% 4
North Wales -6 8 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Mid Wales -1 6 £40,250 -
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 120 (33.06%) .NET
2 116 (31.96%) C#
3 111 (30.58%) JavaScript
4 108 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (28.65%) SQL Server
6 90 (24.79%) HTML
7 89 (24.52%) Oracle
8 88 (24.24%) CSS
9 81 (22.31%) Finance
10 77 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 76 (20.94%) MVC
12 74 (20.39%) Java
13 66 (18.18%) ASP.NET
14 59 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
15 51 (14.05%) Windows
16 50 (13.77%) Software Engineering
17 47 (12.95%) ETL
17 47 (12.95%) Degree
18 46 (12.67%) XML
19 45 (12.40%) PL/SQL
20 44 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
20 44 (12.12%) Scrum
21 41 (11.29%) Oracle Reports
22 40 (11.02%) TDD
23 39 (10.74%) T-SQL
24 37 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
25 36 (9.92%) Test Automation
25 36 (9.92%) Oracle Forms
26 33 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
27 31 (8.54%) Web Development

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 17 (4.68%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.48%) IIS
4 8 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.93%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.93%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.38%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.10%) CMS
8 3 (0.83%) Apache
9 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.55%) Confluence
9 2 (0.55%) JBoss
9 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Liferay
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.48%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.83%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.55%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.61%) SaaS
3 20 (5.51%) Office 365
3 20 (5.51%) PaaS
4 16 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (3.03%) IaaS
6 6 (1.65%) Serverless
7 5 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.38%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.38%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.38%) AWS OpsWorks
7 5 (1.38%) Route 53
8 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.28%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.28%) Heroku
9 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.93%) DNS
1 7 (1.93%) Firewall
1 7 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.65%) SMS
3 5 (1.38%) Internet
3 5 (1.38%) PuTTY
3 5 (1.38%) tcpdump
3 5 (1.38%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.10%) HTTP
4 4 (1.10%) NAS
4 4 (1.10%) SAN
5 3 (0.83%) Broadband
5 3 (0.83%) FTP
6 2 (0.55%) Intranet
6 2 (0.55%) Modbus
6 2 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.55%) VPN
7 1 (0.28%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (28.65%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.29%) Oracle Reports
3 30 (8.26%) Oracle Database
4 29 (7.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (6.89%) Relational Database
6 22 (6.06%) Hadoop
6 22 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 21 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (5.51%) MySQL
8 20 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (3.86%) Big Data
12 11 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (2.75%) MongoDB
14 9 (2.48%) Apache Hive
14 9 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (1.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (9.92%) Oracle Forms
2 33 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.79%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.41%) Git (software)
5 15 (4.13%) TeamCity
6 14 (3.86%) NUnit
7 13 (3.58%) Maven
8 11 (3.03%) Moq
8 11 (3.03%) SoapUI
9 8 (2.20%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.93%) JIRA
10 7 (1.93%) JUnit
11 6 (1.65%) Ant
12 5 (1.38%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.38%) Fiddler
12 5 (1.38%) MSTest
12 5 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (1.38%) Selenium
12 5 (1.38%) Toad
13 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 81 (22.31%) Finance
2 27 (7.44%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.75%) Games
5 8 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.93%) Advertising
6 7 (1.93%) Marketing
7 6 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.65%) Retail
8 4 (1.10%) Electronics
9 3 (0.83%) Law
9 3 (0.83%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 175 (48.21%) Developer
2 69 (19.01%) Analyst
3 55 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 49 (13.50%) Senior Developer
5 42 (11.57%) C# Developer
6 34 (9.37%) Software Engineer
7 32 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (8.82%) Oracle Developer
8 29 (7.99%) Java Developer
9 27 (7.44%) Software Developer
10 19 (5.23%) Applications Support
10 19 (5.23%) SQL Developer
10 19 (5.23%) Support Analyst
11 18 (4.96%) Administrator
12 17 (4.68%) C# Software Developer
13 16 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
13 16 (4.41%) Data Analyst
13 16 (4.41%) DBA
14 15 (4.13%) Junior
15 14 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (33.06%) .NET
2 90 (24.79%) HTML
3 88 (24.24%) CSS
4 66 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 46 (12.67%) XML
6 37 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (7.99%) .NET Framework
8 28 (7.71%) jQuery
8 28 (7.71%) SOAP
9 26 (7.16%) Web Services
10 25 (6.89%) WCF
11 24 (6.61%) Spring
12 19 (5.23%) AngularJS
13 18 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (4.96%) Node.js
14 17 (4.68%) Ajax
15 16 (4.41%) CSS3
16 15 (4.13%) HTML5
16 15 (4.13%) REST
17 13 (3.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.41%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.58%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.03%) Fintech
7 8 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.20%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.65%) User Experience
10 5 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.38%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.10%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.10%) NHS
12 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.83%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.83%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.05%) Windows
2 27 (7.44%) Linux
3 21 (5.79%) Unix
4 18 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 11 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.48%) Android
7 9 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.55%) AIX
9 2 (0.55%) VMS
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (20.94%) MVC
3 50 (13.77%) Software Engineering
4 47 (12.95%) ETL
5 44 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (12.12%) Scrum
6 40 (11.02%) TDD
7 36 (9.92%) Test Automation
8 31 (8.54%) Web Development
9 29 (7.99%) OO
10 26 (7.16%) DevOps
11 24 (6.61%) ITIL
12 23 (6.34%) OOP
13 20 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (5.23%) ERP
14 19 (5.23%) SDLC
15 18 (4.96%) Analytics
15 18 (4.96%) CRM
15 18 (4.96%) Mentoring
15 18 (4.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 116 (31.96%) C#
2 111 (30.58%) JavaScript
3 74 (20.39%) Java
4 45 (12.40%) PL/SQL
5 39 (10.74%) T-SQL
6 23 (6.34%) C
6 23 (6.34%) Python
7 22 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 18 (4.96%) R
9 16 (4.41%) Scala
10 15 (4.13%) PHP
11 13 (3.58%) C++
12 11 (3.03%) Go
12 11 (3.03%) Ruby
13 9 (2.48%) VBA
14 8 (2.20%) VB
15 6 (1.65%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 47 (12.95%) Degree
2 15 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.65%) ISEB
5 5 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.10%) MCP
7 2 (0.55%) CBAP
7 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.28%) CCNA
8 1 (0.28%) CCNP
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.44%) QA
2 7 (1.93%) SLA
3 5 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.58%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.03%) VirtualBox
4 11 (3.03%) XenApp
4 11 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.93%) Puppet
2 5 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.55%) Kibana
6 1 (0.28%) Grafana
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 89 (24.52%) Oracle
2 77 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.79%) VMware
4 15 (4.13%) SAP
5 13 (3.58%) Citrix
6 9 (2.48%) Tableau
7 6 (1.65%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.38%) Actian
8 5 (1.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.38%) Sage
9 4 (1.10%) Splunk
10 3 (0.83%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.83%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.55%) Cisco
11 2 (0.55%) HP
11 2 (0.55%) IBM
11 2 (0.55%) Remedy
11 2 (0.55%) Talend
11 2 (0.55%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.28%) Cognos