Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 366 404 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.18% 19.59% 24.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.06% 41.02% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 304 377 564
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,200 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,150 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,125 £53,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -

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 1,107 985 1,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.99% 47.77% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 924 890 1,235
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,749 £23,750 £23,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £51,312 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.62% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +1 302 £40,000 +14.29% 78
West Wales -15 24 £40,000 +1.65% 7
Mid Wales +26 20 £36,000 +18.03% 1
North Wales -2 19 £34,000 -2.86% 10
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 131 (35.79%) SQL Server
2 124 (33.88%) Finance
3 112 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (27.32%) Java
5 91 (24.86%) C#
6 84 (22.95%) Microsoft
7 83 (22.68%) JavaScript
8 80 (21.86%) .NET
9 74 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 70 (19.13%) HTML
11 66 (18.03%) XML
12 65 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
13 62 (16.94%) Degree
14 61 (16.67%) Oracle
15 59 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 58 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 58 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
17 51 (13.93%) T-SQL
17 51 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
18 46 (12.57%) Mentoring
18 46 (12.57%) CSS
19 43 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (11.20%) Git (software)
21 40 (10.93%) Scrum
22 37 (10.11%) SOAP
22 37 (10.11%) Linux
22 37 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
22 37 (10.11%) TDD
23 36 (9.84%) Spring
24 35 (9.56%) CRM

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 14 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.73%) IIS
3 9 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.19%) Confluence
4 8 (2.19%) SAS
4 8 (2.19%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.64%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.09%) Appian
7 4 (1.09%) CMS
7 4 (1.09%) Drupal
7 4 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.82%) Apache
8 3 (0.82%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.82%) JBoss
8 3 (0.82%) Liferay
8 3 (0.82%) nginx
9 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (9.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.82%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 12 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.82%) Staffware
4 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 74 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.37%) Office 365
4 13 (3.55%) PaaS
5 10 (2.73%) IaaS
6 9 (2.46%) Serverless
7 8 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.91%) SaaS
9 6 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.64%) Google Analytics
10 5 (1.37%) MailChimp
11 4 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.09%) Slack
12 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.82%) GitHub
12 3 (0.82%) Trello
13 2 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.73%) DNS
2 9 (2.46%) Firewall
3 8 (2.19%) DHCP
4 7 (1.91%) LAN
4 7 (1.91%) WAN
5 6 (1.64%) SAN
5 6 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.37%) HTTP
6 5 (1.37%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.37%) MPLS
7 4 (1.09%) NAS
7 4 (1.09%) VPN
8 3 (0.82%) Skype
8 3 (0.82%) SMS
8 3 (0.82%) SSL
9 2 (0.55%) Internet
9 2 (0.55%) Intranet
9 2 (0.55%) SSH
9 2 (0.55%) VSAN
9 2 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (35.79%) SQL Server
2 59 (16.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (9.02%) MySQL
6 26 (7.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (6.83%) Power BI
8 24 (6.56%) NoSQL
9 21 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (5.46%) Relational Database
11 19 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (4.10%) Oracle Database
13 13 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (2.73%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (2.73%) MS Access
15 10 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (2.19%) QlikView
16 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.74%) JIRA
4 19 (5.19%) Maven
5 18 (4.92%) Visual Studio
6 14 (3.83%) JUnit
7 13 (3.55%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.55%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.55%) Selenium
8 11 (3.01%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (2.19%) Subversion
9 8 (2.19%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.64%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.64%) Mockito
11 5 (1.37%) Gradle
11 5 (1.37%) MorphX
11 5 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (1.09%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 124 (33.88%) Finance
2 22 (6.01%) Marketing
3 17 (4.64%) Advertising
4 15 (4.10%) Banking
5 12 (3.28%) Games
6 9 (2.46%) Law
7 8 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.64%) Retail
9 5 (1.37%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
10 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (44.54%) Developer
2 75 (20.49%) Analyst
3 36 (9.84%) SQL Developer
4 34 (9.29%) Java Developer
5 20 (5.46%) Software Engineer
6 18 (4.92%) DBA
7 16 (4.37%) .NET Developer
8 15 (4.10%) Applications Support
8 15 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (4.10%) Software Developer
8 15 (4.10%) SQL DBA
9 14 (3.83%) Senior Developer
9 14 (3.83%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (3.83%) Support Analyst
9 14 (3.83%) Systems Analyst
10 13 (3.55%) VBA Developer
11 12 (3.28%) IT Analyst
12 11 (3.01%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.01%) Web Developer
13 10 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (21.86%) .NET
2 70 (19.13%) HTML
3 66 (18.03%) XML
4 46 (12.57%) CSS
5 37 (10.11%) SOAP
6 36 (9.84%) Spring
7 34 (9.29%) jQuery
8 32 (8.74%) JSON
8 32 (8.74%) Web Services
9 30 (8.20%) REST
10 26 (7.10%) ASP.NET
11 22 (6.01%) Hibernate
12 18 (4.92%) AngularJS
13 17 (4.64%) Sass
14 16 (4.37%) HTML5
15 14 (3.83%) Spring Boot
16 11 (3.01%) Java EE
17 10 (2.73%) React
17 10 (2.73%) XSLT
18 9 (2.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.83%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.64%) Fintech
5 11 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.73%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.19%) User Experience
8 7 (1.91%) Replication
9 4 (1.09%) Clustering
9 4 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.09%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.82%) Animation
10 3 (0.82%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.82%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.82%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.11%) Linux
2 25 (6.83%) Unix
3 22 (6.01%) Windows
4 13 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.91%) Android
6 6 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.55%) CentOS
9 2 (0.55%) Fedora
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
4 46 (12.57%) Mentoring
5 40 (10.93%) Scrum
6 37 (10.11%) TDD
7 35 (9.56%) Analytics
7 35 (9.56%) CRM
8 34 (9.29%) MVC
8 34 (9.29%) Software Engineering
9 33 (9.02%) ETL
10 31 (8.47%) ITIL
11 24 (6.56%) DevOps
12 23 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (6.28%) Test Automation
12 23 (6.28%) Visualisation
13 21 (5.74%) Process Improvement
14 20 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (5.46%) Release Management
15 18 (4.92%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 100 (27.32%) Java
2 91 (24.86%) C#
3 83 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 51 (13.93%) T-SQL
5 30 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 30 (8.20%) VBA
6 29 (7.92%) Python
7 19 (5.19%) PHP
8 15 (4.10%) C++
8 15 (4.10%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.55%) Java 8
10 12 (3.28%) C
11 10 (2.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (2.73%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.73%) VB
11 10 (2.73%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.46%) Ruby
13 5 (1.37%) Groovy
13 5 (1.37%) X++
14 4 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (16.94%) Degree
2 9 (2.46%) ISTQB
2 9 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.91%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.64%) Postgraduate
6 5 (1.37%) MCSA
7 2 (0.55%) ISEB
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CITP
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.27%) MCSE
8 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.92%) QA
2 9 (2.46%) SLA
3 5 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.82%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.64%) Docker
3 6 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.09%) vSphere
5 2 (0.55%) HDFS
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) Varnish
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.46%) Terraform
2 8 (2.19%) Puppet
3 7 (1.91%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.37%) Ansible
5 4 (1.09%) Kibana
5 4 (1.09%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.55%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.55%) SCCM
7 2 (0.55%) SCOM
7 2 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 84 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 61 (16.67%) Oracle
3 22 (6.01%) Tableau
4 18 (4.92%) VMware
5 17 (4.64%) Google
6 11 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.91%) Cisco
7 7 (1.91%) SAP
7 7 (1.91%) Veeam
8 6 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.37%) Citrix
9 5 (1.37%) Cognos
9 5 (1.37%) Guidewire
9 5 (1.37%) IBM
9 5 (1.37%) NetApp
10 4 (1.09%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.82%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.82%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.82%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.55%) Remedy