Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 245 245 329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 17.44% 21.19% 18.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.92% 38.34% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 170 186 301
10th Percentile £28,700 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,125 £33,188 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,180 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.46% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,550 £56,875 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 682 639 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 48.54% 55.28% 52.57%
Number of salaries quoted 505 523 849
10th Percentile £28,450 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,250 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Wales

SQL
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Wales.

Salary trend for SQL in Wales

SQL
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Wales over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 -2 203 £42,500 -5.56% 35
West Wales -22 23 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Mid Wales -2 9 £50,000 -
North Wales -7 4 £32,500 -25.71% 8
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 78 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 73 (29.80%) .NET
3 70 (28.57%) Azure
4 69 (28.16%) C#
4 69 (28.16%) Microsoft
4 69 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (27.76%) HTML
6 67 (27.35%) Java
6 67 (27.35%) Social Skills
7 63 (25.71%) JavaScript
8 61 (24.90%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (22.86%) DevOps
10 54 (22.04%) CSS
10 54 (22.04%) Problem-Solving
11 46 (18.78%) Finance
12 45 (18.37%) T-SQL
13 39 (15.92%) REST
13 39 (15.92%) Git (software)
14 38 (15.51%) AngularJS
15 36 (14.69%) Data Modelling
16 34 (13.88%) Scrum
17 33 (13.47%) .NET Framework
17 33 (13.47%) Python
17 33 (13.47%) Linux
17 33 (13.47%) Power BI
17 33 (13.47%) Power Platform
18 32 (13.06%) AWS
19 31 (12.65%) TypeScript
20 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (12.24%) Windows

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 (5.71%) IIS
2 13 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.08%) nginx
3 10 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.86%) CMS
4 7 (2.86%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.04%) Confluence
6 4 (1.63%) Apache
7 3 (1.22%) JBoss
7 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.82%) FileNet
8 2 (0.82%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.41%) Drupal
9 1 (0.41%) SAS
9 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.22%) EngageOne
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.22%) Staffware
3 2 (0.82%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.82%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 70 (28.57%) Azure
2 33 (13.47%) Power Platform
3 32 (13.06%) AWS
4 16 (6.53%) Twilio
5 12 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.90%) Amazon S3
6 10 (4.08%) Microsoft 365
7 8 (3.27%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (3.27%) GitHub
8 6 (2.45%) Azure Service Bus
8 6 (2.45%) GCP
8 6 (2.45%) NuGet
8 6 (2.45%) Snowflake
9 4 (1.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.63%) Azure Stack
10 3 (1.22%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 3 (1.22%) npm
10 3 (1.22%) SaaS
11 2 (0.82%) Heroku
11 2 (0.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
1 7 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (2.45%) DHCP
2 6 (2.45%) Firewall
3 5 (2.04%) DNS
4 4 (1.63%) SMTP
4 4 (1.63%) VoIP
5 3 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.22%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.22%) SAN
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.47%) Power BI
3 29 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (7.76%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (6.94%) Tableau
7 16 (6.53%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (4.49%) Big Data
9 11 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (4.08%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.67%) Data Lake
11 9 (3.67%) Hadoop
11 9 (3.67%) SQL Server 2017
11 9 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.45%) MySQL
12 6 (2.45%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 39 (15.92%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.98%) Maven
3 21 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 15 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (4.90%) JIRA
6 7 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.45%) Selenium
7 6 (2.45%) Visual Studio Code
8 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.22%) Ant
9 3 (1.22%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.22%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.22%) JMeter
9 3 (1.22%) Protractor
9 3 (1.22%) Subversion
10 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.82%) NUnit
11 1 (0.41%) Firebug
General
1 67 (27.35%) Social Skills
2 46 (18.78%) Finance
3 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (8.98%) Law
5 19 (7.76%) Advertising
6 16 (6.53%) Legal
6 16 (6.53%) Telecoms
7 14 (5.71%) Retail
8 9 (3.67%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (3.27%) Documentation Skills
10 7 (2.86%) Games
10 7 (2.86%) Multimedia
11 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.22%) Back Office
12 3 (1.22%) Billing
12 3 (1.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.82%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.41%) Local Government
14 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 136 (55.51%) Developer
2 45 (18.37%) .NET Developer
3 33 (13.47%) Analyst
4 24 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
5 22 (8.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 22 (8.98%) Java Developer
6 20 (8.16%) Report Developer
7 19 (7.76%) C# Developer
7 19 (7.76%) Data Engineer
7 19 (7.76%) Software Developer
8 15 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.71%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (4.08%) Applications Developer
12 9 (3.67%) .NET Applications Developer
12 9 (3.67%) C# Application Developer
12 9 (3.67%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (29.80%) .NET
2 68 (27.76%) HTML
3 54 (22.04%) CSS
4 39 (15.92%) REST
5 38 (15.51%) AngularJS
6 33 (13.47%) .NET Framework
7 30 (12.24%) Spring
8 28 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (11.02%) ASP.NET
10 26 (10.61%) HTML5
10 26 (10.61%) SOAP
11 21 (8.57%) Entity Framework
12 20 (8.16%) Spring Boot
13 19 (7.76%) XML
14 18 (7.35%) .NET Core
14 18 (7.35%) Angular 2
15 16 (6.53%) CSS3
16 14 (5.71%) Kafka
16 14 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (5.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (2.86%) PKI
3 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.63%) User Experience
3 4 (1.63%) Virtual Team
3 4 (1.63%) Wiki
4 3 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.22%) Legacy Systems
4 3 (1.22%) NHS
5 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.41%) Replication
6 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.47%) Linux
2 30 (12.24%) Windows
3 27 (11.02%) Android
4 19 (7.76%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.90%) Mac OS
6 10 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.67%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.63%) CentOS
10 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (24.90%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (22.86%) DevOps
4 54 (22.04%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (14.69%) Data Modelling
6 34 (13.88%) Scrum
7 29 (11.84%) Analytics
8 27 (11.02%) Data Integration
9 25 (10.20%) MVC
9 25 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (9.39%) Business Analysis
11 22 (8.98%) Microservices
11 22 (8.98%) Project Management
12 21 (8.57%) Change Management
12 21 (8.57%) ETL
12 21 (8.57%) Time Management
12 21 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
13 20 (8.16%) Decision-Making
13 20 (8.16%) Logical Data Model
13 20 (8.16%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 69 (28.16%) C#
2 67 (27.35%) Java
3 63 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 45 (18.37%) T-SQL
5 33 (13.47%) Python
6 31 (12.65%) TypeScript
7 25 (10.20%) Java 8
8 23 (9.39%) PHP
9 16 (6.53%) VB.NET
10 11 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.08%) C
12 8 (3.27%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.22%) C++
15 2 (0.82%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.82%) R
15 2 (0.82%) U-SQL
15 2 (0.82%) VBA
16 1 (0.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (11.02%) SC Cleared
1 27 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.49%) Degree
3 9 (3.67%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.22%) SAFe Agilist
7 2 (0.82%) CBAP
7 2 (0.82%) IIBA
7 2 (0.82%) ISEB
7 2 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.41%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.41%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) QA
2 6 (2.45%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.82%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 27 (11.02%) Docker
2 9 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.86%) BitLocker
4 6 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.63%) vSphere
6 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.27%) SCCM
3 7 (2.86%) Jamf Pro
3 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.22%) Ansible
5 2 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.16%) Oracle
3 12 (4.90%) Databricks
4 10 (4.08%) Cisco
5 8 (3.27%) VMware
6 7 (2.86%) Apple
6 7 (2.86%) Guidewire
7 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.63%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.22%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.22%) Avaya
8 3 (1.22%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.22%) Clearswift
8 3 (1.22%) HP
8 3 (1.22%) Sophos
8 3 (1.22%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.82%) CA
9 2 (0.82%) Citrix
9 2 (0.82%) IBM
9 2 (0.82%) ILOG