Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 350 395 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.02% 19.17% 19.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.11% 34.83% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 310 318 373
Wales median annual salary £42,375 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.94% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,650 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 997 1,134 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 51.34% 55.02% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 875 947 892
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,351
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.65% +4.93%
10th Percentile £29,052 £26,250 £23,297
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 November 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 14 November 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 +1 323 £42,500 +6.25% 53
West Wales +5 10 £39,000 -2.50% 11
North Wales -7 9 £35,000 -2.78% 13
Mid Wales -5 3 £23,000 -36.11% 6
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 121 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (31.43%) .NET
3 87 (24.86%) C#
4 84 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 82 (23.43%) Java
6 81 (23.14%) Microsoft
7 72 (20.57%) SQL Server
8 69 (19.71%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (19.71%) Azure
9 59 (16.86%) Finance
10 51 (14.57%) Software Engineering
11 47 (13.43%) Scrum
12 46 (13.14%) Python
13 45 (12.86%) MVC
13 45 (12.86%) Analytics
14 44 (12.57%) AWS
14 44 (12.57%) Git (software)
15 43 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
16 42 (12.00%) DevOps
17 39 (11.14%) ETL
18 38 (10.86%) Spring
18 38 (10.86%) Relational Database
18 38 (10.86%) Power BI
18 38 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
18 38 (10.86%) Power Platform
19 36 (10.29%) TDD
19 36 (10.29%) Oracle
19 36 (10.29%) HTML
20 35 (10.00%) T-SQL
21 34 (9.71%) NoSQL

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 (4.86%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.71%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.29%) JBoss
5 7 (2.00%) CMS
5 7 (2.00%) Confluence
5 7 (2.00%) IIS
5 7 (2.00%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.71%) Apache
7 5 (1.43%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.43%) SAS
8 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.29%) Drupal
9 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.57%) SPSS
4 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.29%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.57%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.57%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.57%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 69 (19.71%) Azure
2 44 (12.57%) AWS
3 38 (10.86%) Power Platform
4 13 (3.71%) Office 365
5 12 (3.43%) GitHub
6 10 (2.86%) Google Analytics
7 7 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (2.00%) GCP
8 6 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.43%) SaaS
10 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.14%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.86%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.43%) DNS
2 8 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.00%) DHCP
3 7 (2.00%) Firewall
3 7 (2.00%) VPN
4 6 (1.71%) WLAN
5 5 (1.43%) LAN
6 4 (1.14%) Internet
6 4 (1.14%) SAN
6 4 (1.14%) WAN
7 3 (0.86%) HTTP
7 3 (0.86%) VoIP
8 2 (0.57%) FTP
8 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.57%) NAS
8 2 (0.57%) Network Security
9 1 (0.29%) Intranet
9 1 (0.29%) Skype
9 1 (0.29%) SNMP
9 1 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (10.86%) Power BI
3 38 (10.86%) Relational Database
4 34 (9.71%) NoSQL
5 33 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (6.00%) MySQL
7 15 (4.29%) Big Data
7 15 (4.29%) DB2
8 14 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.43%) RDBMS
10 11 (3.14%) Informix
10 11 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (2.57%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (2.57%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 44 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.57%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.57%) Selenium
4 12 (3.43%) JIRA
5 11 (3.14%) JUnit
6 10 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (2.00%) Maven
7 7 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.71%) IntelliJ
8 6 (1.71%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.71%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.43%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.43%) LoadRunner
9 5 (1.43%) Mocha
9 5 (1.43%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.86%) Subversion
12 2 (0.57%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 59 (16.86%) Finance
2 13 (3.71%) Public Sector
3 12 (3.43%) Games
3 12 (3.43%) Marketing
3 12 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.00%) Banking
6 3 (0.86%) Advertising
6 3 (0.86%) Legal
6 3 (0.86%) Retail
7 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 2 (0.57%) Electronics
7 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 176 (50.29%) Developer
2 68 (19.43%) Analyst
3 49 (14.00%) .NET Developer
4 40 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 37 (10.57%) Software Engineer
6 28 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 26 (7.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 19 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (5.43%) SQL Developer
9 17 (4.86%) Support Analyst
10 16 (4.57%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.29%) Data Engineer
12 14 (4.00%) IT Analyst
12 14 (4.00%) Lead Developer
12 14 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
12 14 (4.00%) Test Analyst
13 11 (3.14%) .NET Software Engineer
14 10 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 10 (2.86%) C# Software Engineer
14 10 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (31.43%) .NET
2 38 (10.86%) Spring
3 36 (10.29%) HTML
4 33 (9.43%) AngularJS
5 30 (8.57%) CSS
5 30 (8.57%) Hibernate
6 29 (8.29%) ASP.NET
6 29 (8.29%) Web Services
7 23 (6.57%) jQuery
8 20 (5.71%) J2EE
9 18 (5.14%) JSON
9 18 (5.14%) REST
9 18 (5.14%) RESTful
10 15 (4.29%) XML
11 14 (4.00%) React
12 13 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (3.71%) SOAP
13 12 (3.43%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.14%) Node.js
14 11 (3.14%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.57%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.57%) Data Structures
4 12 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.29%) Replication
5 8 (2.29%) Social Media
6 6 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.14%) Clustering
9 3 (0.86%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.86%) User Experience
10 2 (0.57%) PMI
10 2 (0.57%) Wiki
11 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.29%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.14%) Linux
2 28 (8.00%) Windows
3 18 (5.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.86%) Android
4 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.57%) Unix
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.71%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (14.57%) Software Engineering
4 47 (13.43%) Scrum
5 45 (12.86%) Analytics
5 45 (12.86%) MVC
6 42 (12.00%) DevOps
7 39 (11.14%) ETL
8 38 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (10.29%) TDD
10 33 (9.43%) BDD
11 26 (7.43%) SDLC
12 24 (6.86%) Fintech
12 24 (6.86%) SOLID
13 19 (5.43%) Information Security
13 19 (5.43%) Mentoring
13 19 (5.43%) Test Automation
14 18 (5.14%) Business Analysis
15 17 (4.86%) Microservices
15 17 (4.86%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 87 (24.86%) C#
2 84 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 82 (23.43%) Java
4 46 (13.14%) Python
5 35 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 18 (5.14%) VB.NET
7 17 (4.86%) PHP
8 15 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.43%) RPG
10 11 (3.14%) C
10 11 (3.14%) Groovy
10 11 (3.14%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (2.29%) Java 8
11 8 (2.29%) VBA
12 6 (1.71%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.71%) VB
13 5 (1.43%) Perl
13 5 (1.43%) R
14 4 (1.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (8.29%) Degree
2 14 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.43%) CISMP
3 12 (3.43%) CISSP
4 7 (2.00%) ISEB
4 7 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.71%) MCSE
5 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.43%) MCSA
7 3 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.86%) HND
7 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CCNA
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.86%) QA
2 8 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.71%) SLA
4 4 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.57%) PMO
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (6.57%) Docker
2 22 (6.29%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.57%) Firmware
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (3.71%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.71%) Terraform
3 5 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.14%) Ansible
4 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.14%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 81 (23.14%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.29%) Oracle
3 19 (5.43%) Google
4 16 (4.57%) VMware
5 15 (4.29%) IBM
6 12 (3.43%) Tableau
7 11 (3.14%) SAP
8 9 (2.57%) Facebook
9 6 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.43%) Cognos
10 5 (1.43%) Sage
10 5 (1.43%) Teradata
10 5 (1.43%) Veeam
11 4 (1.14%) Rapid7
12 3 (0.86%) Cisco
12 3 (0.86%) HP
12 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.86%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.57%) RedGate
13 2 (0.57%) Remedy