Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 418 568 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.85% 21.31% 20.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.30% 42.97% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 371 501 471
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £45,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1012 1322 1383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 48.05% 49.59% 49.52%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1178 1176
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 291 £35,000 -3.62% 18
West Wales +4 79 £40,000 +14.29% 12
North Wales -7 11 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Mid Wales +5 10 £43,000 -
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 146 (34.93%) .NET
2 134 (32.06%) SQL Server
2 134 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 130 (31.10%) C#
5 104 (24.88%) HTML
6 103 (24.64%) Finance
7 100 (23.92%) Oracle
8 99 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 93 (22.25%) CSS
9 93 (22.25%) MVC
10 90 (21.53%) ASP.NET
11 77 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
12 72 (17.22%) Java
13 64 (15.31%) XML
14 61 (14.59%) ETL
14 61 (14.59%) Degree
15 58 (13.88%) Windows
15 58 (13.88%) T-SQL
16 53 (12.68%) Software Engineering
17 52 (12.44%) PL/SQL
18 51 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
19 50 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
20 49 (11.72%) TDD
21 48 (11.48%) Scrum
22 47 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
23 44 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
23 44 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 43 (10.29%) jQuery
25 42 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 15 (3.59%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.63%) IIS
4 9 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.15%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.67%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.20%) CMS
8 5 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.72%) Apache
10 2 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.48%) Confluence
10 2 (0.48%) JBoss
10 2 (0.48%) SAS
10 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.48%) WordPress
11 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.72%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.48%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.55%) Office 365
4 18 (4.31%) SaaS
5 12 (2.87%) PaaS
6 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.48%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.24%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.39%) Firewall
2 9 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.20%) HTTP
3 5 (1.20%) Internet
3 5 (1.20%) NAS
3 5 (1.20%) PuTTY
3 5 (1.20%) SAN
3 5 (1.20%) tcpdump
3 5 (1.20%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.96%) Broadband
4 4 (0.96%) LAN
4 4 (0.96%) SMS
4 4 (0.96%) SNMP
4 4 (0.96%) WAN
5 3 (0.72%) DNS
5 3 (0.72%) GSM
6 2 (0.48%) VPN
7 1 (0.24%) ISDN
7 1 (0.24%) PSTN
7 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (32.06%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
3 44 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (8.13%) Oracle Database
6 32 (7.66%) MySQL
6 32 (7.66%) Relational Database
7 26 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (5.74%) NoSQL
9 23 (5.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (5.02%) Hadoop
11 20 (4.78%) Big Data
12 19 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (2.63%) Apache Hive
15 10 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (2.15%) QlikView
17 8 (1.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 44 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
2 39 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (7.42%) Visual Studio
4 19 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 18 (4.31%) NUnit
6 11 (2.63%) Maven
6 11 (2.63%) Selenium
6 11 (2.63%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.67%) Moq
7 7 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.20%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.20%) Fiddler
8 5 (1.20%) JIRA
8 5 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.20%) Toad
9 4 (0.96%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 103 (24.64%) Finance
2 32 (7.66%) Manufacturing
3 18 (4.31%) Advertising
4 11 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.39%) Games
6 7 (1.67%) Marketing
6 7 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.67%) Retail
7 6 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.20%) Law
8 5 (1.20%) Legal
9 4 (0.96%) Electronics
10 3 (0.72%) Welsh Language
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 213 (50.96%) Developer
2 81 (19.38%) Analyst
3 68 (16.27%) .NET Developer
4 55 (13.16%) Senior Developer
5 46 (11.00%) C# Developer
6 41 (9.81%) Oracle Developer
7 37 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (8.85%) Software Developer
8 28 (6.70%) Java Developer
9 25 (5.98%) Software Engineer
9 25 (5.98%) SQL Developer
10 22 (5.26%) Administrator
11 19 (4.55%) Support Analyst
12 18 (4.31%) C# Software Developer
12 18 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (4.07%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (4.07%) Data Analyst
13 17 (4.07%) DBA
13 17 (4.07%) Senior .NET Developer
13 17 (4.07%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (34.93%) .NET
2 104 (24.88%) HTML
3 93 (22.25%) CSS
4 90 (21.53%) ASP.NET
5 64 (15.31%) XML
6 47 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (10.29%) jQuery
8 36 (8.61%) Web Services
9 30 (7.18%) .NET Framework
9 30 (7.18%) AngularJS
10 29 (6.94%) SOAP
11 25 (5.98%) Ajax
12 23 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (5.50%) Spring
13 22 (5.26%) WCF
14 17 (4.07%) Hibernate
15 16 (3.83%) Entity Framework
16 14 (3.35%) CSS3
16 14 (3.35%) HTML5
16 14 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 77 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.87%) Data Structures
4 12 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (1.91%) Algorithms
5 8 (1.91%) N-Tier
5 8 (1.91%) User Experience
6 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.67%) Fintech
7 5 (1.20%) NHS
7 5 (1.20%) Replication
8 4 (0.96%) CMDB
8 4 (0.96%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.96%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.88%) Windows
2 24 (5.74%) Unix
3 21 (5.02%) Linux
3 21 (5.02%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.15%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.15%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.91%) Android
8 7 (1.67%) CentOS
8 7 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.48%) AIX
11 2 (0.48%) Solaris
11 2 (0.48%) VMS
12 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (22.25%) MVC
3 61 (14.59%) ETL
4 53 (12.68%) Software Engineering
5 50 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (11.72%) TDD
7 48 (11.48%) Scrum
8 41 (9.81%) Test Automation
9 37 (8.85%) Web Development
10 30 (7.18%) ITIL
11 29 (6.94%) SDLC
12 25 (5.98%) DevOps
12 25 (5.98%) OO
13 22 (5.26%) CRM
13 22 (5.26%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.02%) Analytics
14 21 (5.02%) ERP
14 21 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (4.55%) Data Analysis
15 19 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 132 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 130 (31.10%) C#
3 72 (17.22%) Java
4 58 (13.88%) T-SQL
5 52 (12.44%) PL/SQL
6 31 (7.42%) Python
6 31 (7.42%) VB.NET
7 22 (5.26%) C
8 19 (4.55%) PHP
9 15 (3.59%) C++
9 15 (3.59%) R
10 13 (3.11%) Ruby
11 10 (2.39%) VB
12 7 (1.67%) Go
12 7 (1.67%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.67%) Scala
13 5 (1.20%) VBA
14 4 (0.96%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.48%) Perl
15 2 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (14.59%) Degree
2 21 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.67%) ISEB
3 7 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.20%) CCNA
4 5 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.96%) HND
5 4 (0.96%) MCP
5 4 (0.96%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.24%) MCSA
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.26%) QA
2 6 (1.44%) SLA
3 4 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.67%) VirtualBox
4 7 (1.67%) XenApp
4 7 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.48%) Docker
6 1 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.96%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (0.72%) HAProxy
2 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.48%) Grafana
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 100 (23.92%) Oracle
2 99 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.74%) VMware
4 17 (4.07%) SAP
5 12 (2.87%) Cisco
6 11 (2.63%) Tableau
7 9 (2.15%) Citrix
8 5 (1.20%) Google
8 5 (1.20%) Veeam
9 4 (0.96%) IBM
9 4 (0.96%) Juniper
9 4 (0.96%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.72%) Actian
10 3 (0.72%) BMC
10 3 (0.72%) CA
10 3 (0.72%) LogRhythm
10 3 (0.72%) Sage
10 3 (0.72%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.72%) Splunk
10 3 (0.72%) Xamarin