Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 362 458 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.31% 22.08% 23.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.67% 42.53% 47.84%
Number of salaries quoted 271 380 560
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,725 £22,475
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,625 £48,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 1,015 1,077 1,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.13% 51.93% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 822 950 1,165
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £55,000 £50,550
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,032
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.00% +4.52%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 0 247 £40,000 +6.67% 56
Mid Wales +8 69 £30,500 -29.07%
North Wales 0 25 £40,000 +60.00% 6
West Wales -14 21 £40,000 - 3
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 118 (32.60%) SQL Server
2 111 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (29.01%) JavaScript
4 89 (24.59%) C#
5 85 (23.48%) Degree
6 83 (22.93%) ITIL
7 79 (21.82%) .NET
8 73 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
9 72 (19.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 71 (19.61%) Finance
11 70 (19.34%) Microsoft
11 70 (19.34%) Java
12 68 (18.78%) Management Information System
12 68 (18.78%) Mentoring
12 68 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (16.30%) Relational Database
14 58 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 56 (15.47%) HTML
16 55 (15.19%) Oracle
16 55 (15.19%) Process Improvement
17 50 (13.81%) CSS
17 50 (13.81%) MVC
17 50 (13.81%) Business Process Improvement
18 48 (13.26%) TDD
18 48 (13.26%) XML
19 46 (12.71%) Web Services
20 45 (12.43%) QA
21 44 (12.15%) Python
22 43 (11.88%) T-SQL
23 42 (11.60%) Analytical Skills

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 19 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (3.59%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.59%) WordPress
4 12 (3.31%) CMS
5 10 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.93%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.93%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.66%) Apache
8 5 (1.38%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.10%) Liferay
9 4 (1.10%) SAS
9 4 (1.10%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.83%) IIS
10 3 (0.83%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.55%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.83%) SAP BPC
1 3 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.28%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (2.76%) Office 365
5 7 (1.93%) SaaS
6 6 (1.66%) IaaS
6 6 (1.66%) PaaS
7 5 (1.38%) Serverless
8 3 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.28%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.80%) DNS
2 15 (4.14%) LAN
2 15 (4.14%) WAN
3 14 (3.87%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.93%) Firewall
5 4 (1.10%) SAN
6 2 (0.55%) DHCP
6 2 (0.55%) VPN
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.28%) DMZ
7 1 (0.28%) Internet
7 1 (0.28%) NAS
7 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.28%) Skype
7 1 (0.28%) VLAN
7 1 (0.28%) WebEx
7 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (32.60%) SQL Server
2 72 (19.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (16.30%) Relational Database
4 58 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (11.33%) MySQL
6 40 (11.05%) Power BI
7 35 (9.67%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (8.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (8.29%) NoSQL
10 26 (7.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (4.97%) Oracle Database
12 16 (4.42%) Big Data
12 16 (4.42%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (3.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 14 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (2.76%) MongoDB
16 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (2.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.91%) Subversion
2 25 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 22 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (4.97%) JIRA
5 17 (4.70%) Maven
6 8 (2.21%) Ant
6 8 (2.21%) JUnit
7 6 (1.66%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.38%) Gradle
8 5 (1.38%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.38%) TestNG
9 4 (1.10%) Selenium
10 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.55%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.55%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.28%) Xdebug
General
1 71 (19.61%) Finance
2 14 (3.87%) Advertising
2 14 (3.87%) Retail
3 6 (1.66%) Games
4 5 (1.38%) Law
4 5 (1.38%) Legal
5 4 (1.10%) Banking
5 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (39.78%) Developer
2 107 (29.56%) Analyst
3 31 (8.56%) .NET Developer
3 31 (8.56%) SQL Developer
4 30 (8.29%) Java Developer
4 30 (8.29%) Senior Analyst
5 28 (7.73%) IT Analyst
6 27 (7.46%) C# Developer
7 22 (6.08%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.80%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 21 (5.80%) Solutions Analyst
9 17 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (4.14%) DBA
11 14 (3.87%) Research Analyst
11 14 (3.87%) Systems Analyst
12 13 (3.59%) Junior
12 13 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
12 13 (3.59%) Support Analyst
13 12 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (3.31%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (21.82%) .NET
2 56 (15.47%) HTML
3 50 (13.81%) CSS
4 48 (13.26%) XML
5 46 (12.71%) Web Services
6 41 (11.33%) REST
7 40 (11.05%) SOAP
8 39 (10.77%) ASP.NET
9 36 (9.94%) Spring
10 29 (8.01%) Hibernate
11 25 (6.91%) AngularJS
12 21 (5.80%) jQuery
13 15 (4.14%) .NET Core
14 14 (3.87%) LAMP
15 13 (3.59%) .NET Framework
16 12 (3.31%) HTML5
16 12 (3.31%) RESTful
17 11 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (2.76%) Entity Framework
18 10 (2.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (18.78%) Management Information System
2 42 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (11.05%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (6.91%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.14%) Clustering
5 15 (4.14%) Driving Licence
5 15 (4.14%) User Experience
6 8 (2.21%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.21%) Fintech
6 8 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.93%) iSeries
7 7 (1.93%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.38%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.38%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.83%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.83%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.83%) NHS
10 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.01%) Linux
2 18 (4.97%) Windows
3 12 (3.31%) Unix
4 6 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.38%) Android
6 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.83%) CentOS
7 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.55%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Fedora
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (22.93%) ITIL
3 73 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
4 68 (18.78%) Mentoring
4 68 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (15.19%) Process Improvement
6 50 (13.81%) Business Process Improvement
6 50 (13.81%) MVC
7 48 (13.26%) TDD
8 40 (11.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (10.77%) ETL
9 39 (10.77%) Scrum
9 39 (10.77%) Software Engineering
10 35 (9.67%) Decision-Making
11 33 (9.12%) Project Management
11 33 (9.12%) Release Management
12 31 (8.56%) Business Analysis
13 29 (8.01%) High Availability
14 27 (7.46%) Service Management
15 26 (7.18%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 105 (29.01%) JavaScript
2 89 (24.59%) C#
3 70 (19.34%) Java
4 44 (12.15%) Python
5 43 (11.88%) T-SQL
6 41 (11.33%) PHP
7 26 (7.18%) VB
8 25 (6.91%) PL/SQL
8 25 (6.91%) PowerShell
9 20 (5.52%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.97%) VBA
11 15 (4.14%) VB.NET
12 14 (3.87%) Java 8
13 13 (3.59%) Bash Shell
14 11 (3.04%) Ruby
15 9 (2.49%) C
15 9 (2.49%) R
16 7 (1.93%) C++
16 7 (1.93%) Perl
17 6 (1.66%) RPG
Qualifications
1 85 (23.48%) Degree
2 21 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.14%) Postgraduate
5 11 (3.04%) MCSA
6 9 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.49%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.83%) CBAP
8 2 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.55%) CITP
8 2 (0.55%) ISEB
8 2 (0.55%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.43%) QA
2 17 (4.70%) Data Quality
3 16 (4.42%) SLA
4 11 (3.04%) GDPR
5 5 (1.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (3.87%) Docker
2 13 (3.59%) Varnish
3 7 (1.93%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.28%) HDFS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (3.87%) Puppet
3 13 (3.59%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.10%) Ansible
5 3 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.28%) Kibana
6 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 70 (19.34%) Microsoft
2 55 (15.19%) Oracle
3 12 (3.31%) Tableau
3 12 (3.31%) Teradata
4 11 (3.04%) SAP
5 9 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.66%) VMware
7 5 (1.38%) IBM
7 5 (1.38%) Remedy
8 4 (1.10%) Sybase
8 4 (1.10%) Veeam
9 3 (0.83%) Ariba
9 3 (0.83%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.83%) Cisco
9 3 (0.83%) Google
9 3 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.83%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.83%) Sophos
9 3 (0.83%) Symantec
10 2 (0.55%) Sage