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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 313 234 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 16.48% 16.31% 22.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.27% 33.82% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 227 167 177
10th Percentile £31,569 £28,750 £29,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,873 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £56,250
UK median annual salary £57,316 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +9.17% +1.94% +3.00%

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 797 692 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.97% 48.22% 55.73%
Number of salaries quoted 527 519 459
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,923
25th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.69% +2.35% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £74,400 £60,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South Wales 0 244 £50,000 +14.94% 24
West Wales +22 42 £50,000 +43.62% 3
North Wales -9 15 £56,250 +95.65% 6
Mid Wales +10 3 £40,500 -19.00% 2
Dyfed - 1 - -
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 (41.85%) Finance
2 127 (40.58%) Azure
3 120 (38.34%) SQL Server
4 114 (36.42%) Agile
5 108 (34.50%) Social Skills
6 96 (30.67%) JavaScript
7 91 (29.07%) .NET
8 88 (28.12%) HTML
9 84 (26.84%) C#
10 83 (26.52%) Business Intelligence
11 75 (23.96%) Analytics
12 72 (23.00%) CSS
13 70 (22.36%) Microsoft
14 69 (22.04%) Power Platform
15 63 (20.13%) Power BI
16 61 (19.49%) ETL
17 57 (18.21%) AWS
17 57 (18.21%) Visualisation
18 56 (17.89%) Python
18 56 (17.89%) T-SQL
19 53 (16.93%) DevOps
20 51 (16.29%) Data Visualisation
21 49 (15.65%) Microsoft Excel
21 49 (15.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 48 (15.34%) ASP.NET
22 48 (15.34%) QA
22 48 (15.34%) AngularJS
23 46 (14.70%) Marketing
24 44 (14.06%) Mentoring
25 43 (13.74%) Advertising

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 25 (7.99%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.11%) SAS
3 8 (2.56%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (2.56%) IIS
4 7 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.92%) Luigi
6 5 (1.60%) MS Project Server
6 5 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.28%) Apache
7 4 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.32%) Camunda
8 1 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.32%) nginx
8 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (15.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.60%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 27 (8.63%) SessionCam
1 27 (8.63%) WebTrends
2 8 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.64%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.32%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.32%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 127 (40.58%) Azure
2 69 (22.04%) Power Platform
3 57 (18.21%) AWS
4 32 (10.22%) Azure DevOps
5 28 (8.95%) GCP
6 27 (8.63%) Google Analytics
6 27 (8.63%) Google Tag Manager
7 21 (6.71%) GitHub
8 17 (5.43%) Amazon Kinesis
8 17 (5.43%) AWS IoT
9 15 (4.79%) Amazon Alexa
9 15 (4.79%) Stripe
10 11 (3.51%) Microsoft 365
11 10 (3.19%) Azure AKS
12 8 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (2.56%) Serverless
12 8 (2.56%) Snowflake
13 7 (2.24%) Azure Service Bus
14 6 (1.92%) OneDrive
14 6 (1.92%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.88%) HTTP
1 9 (2.88%) SSL
2 8 (2.56%) Firewall
3 5 (1.60%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.64%) Intranet
4 2 (0.64%) LAN
4 2 (0.64%) MQTT
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.32%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (38.34%) SQL Server
2 63 (20.13%) Power BI
3 49 (15.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (12.46%) NoSQL
5 37 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (10.54%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (8.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 25 (7.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (7.99%) Tableau
9 24 (7.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 17 (5.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 17 (5.43%) MySQL
10 17 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (5.11%) Relational Database
12 11 (3.51%) Metadata
13 10 (3.19%) MariaDB
13 10 (3.19%) OLAP
13 10 (3.19%) Power Query
14 9 (2.88%) BigQuery
14 9 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (11.82%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.31%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.43%) GitLab
4 15 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.96%) JIRA
7 2 (0.64%) git-flow
7 2 (0.64%) Maven
7 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.32%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.32%) Gradle
8 1 (0.32%) JMeter
8 1 (0.32%) JUnit
8 1 (0.32%) Selenium
8 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.32%) TestNG
General
1 131 (41.85%) Finance
2 108 (34.50%) Social Skills
3 46 (14.70%) Marketing
4 43 (13.74%) Advertising
5 39 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (10.54%) Presentation Skills
7 18 (5.75%) Banking
8 15 (4.79%) Retail
9 14 (4.47%) Documentation Skills
10 10 (3.19%) Military
11 7 (2.24%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.92%) Games
12 6 (1.92%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.60%) Public Sector
14 4 (1.28%) Automotive
14 4 (1.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 3 (0.96%) Law
15 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.64%) Electronics
16 2 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (32.91%) Developer
2 34 (10.86%) Analyst
3 31 (9.90%) .NET Developer
4 29 (9.27%) Analytics Manager
4 29 (9.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 27 (8.63%) Digital Analytics Manager
5 27 (8.63%) Insight Manager
5 27 (8.63%) Software Engineer
6 26 (8.31%) Senior Developer
7 24 (7.67%) Data Engineer
8 22 (7.03%) Business Developer
9 19 (6.07%) Backend Developer
9 19 (6.07%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 17 (5.43%) C# Developer
10 17 (5.43%) Support Engineer
11 16 (5.11%) Applications Developer
11 16 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (4.79%) AWS Developer
12 15 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (29.07%) .NET
2 88 (28.12%) HTML
3 72 (23.00%) CSS
4 48 (15.34%) AngularJS
4 48 (15.34%) ASP.NET
5 40 (12.78%) REST
6 32 (10.22%) ASP.NET Core
7 29 (9.27%) HTML5
8 20 (6.39%) Node.js
9 19 (6.07%) React
10 18 (5.75%) .NET Core
11 17 (5.43%) .NET Framework
11 17 (5.43%) Entity Framework
12 16 (5.11%) GraphQL
13 15 (4.79%) Express
13 15 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (4.79%) Web Services
14 14 (4.47%) jQuery
15 10 (3.19%) Angular 2
15 10 (3.19%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.58%) User Experience
2 22 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (6.07%) Data Structures
4 17 (5.43%) IoT
5 15 (4.79%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.88%) Team-Oriented Environment
7 8 (2.56%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.60%) Podcast
9 5 (1.60%) Tandem
10 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.64%) PMI
11 2 (0.64%) Replication
11 2 (0.64%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.32%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.71%) Windows
2 16 (5.11%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.79%) Linux
4 8 (2.56%) Unix
5 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.96%) CentOS
6 3 (0.96%) Solaris
7 2 (0.64%) Android
7 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.32%) VME
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (36.42%) Agile
2 83 (26.52%) Business Intelligence
3 75 (23.96%) Analytics
4 61 (19.49%) ETL
5 57 (18.21%) Visualisation
6 53 (16.93%) DevOps
7 51 (16.29%) Data Visualisation
8 44 (14.06%) Mentoring
9 42 (13.42%) Data Pipeline
10 40 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (12.46%) Web Development
12 35 (11.18%) Software Engineering
13 34 (10.86%) Business Strategy
14 32 (10.22%) Creative Thinking
15 31 (9.90%) TDD
16 30 (9.58%) Migration
17 29 (9.27%) Digital Marketing
18 28 (8.95%) SEO
19 27 (8.63%) Dimensional Modelling
19 27 (8.63%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 96 (30.67%) JavaScript
2 84 (26.84%) C#
3 56 (17.89%) Python
3 56 (17.89%) T-SQL
4 28 (8.95%) Java
5 20 (6.39%) TypeScript
6 16 (5.11%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.83%) Go
8 11 (3.51%) Ruby
9 10 (3.19%) PHP
10 8 (2.56%) VBA
11 7 (2.24%) C++
11 7 (2.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (1.92%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.60%) Bash
13 5 (1.60%) R
14 3 (0.96%) Groovy
15 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (13.10%) Degree
2 13 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.60%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.96%) ACCA
6 3 (0.96%) CIMA
6 3 (0.96%) RHCE
7 2 (0.64%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.64%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.32%) CCNA
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.32%) MCSA
8 1 (0.32%) MCSE
8 1 (0.32%) PhD
8 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (15.34%) QA
2 38 (12.14%) GDPR
3 8 (2.56%) SLA
4 7 (2.24%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.32%) GAMP
6 1 (0.32%) GMP
6 1 (0.32%) GxP
6 1 (0.32%) IFRS
6 1 (0.32%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 34 (10.86%) Docker
2 11 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (7.99%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.43%) Terraform
3 9 (2.88%) Ansible
4 5 (1.60%) Puppet
5 3 (0.96%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (0.96%) Grafana
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.96%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (22.36%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.14%) Google
3 27 (8.63%) Adobe
3 27 (8.63%) Hotjar
3 27 (8.63%) Tealeaf
3 27 (8.63%) Tealium
4 22 (7.03%) Oracle
5 21 (6.71%) CA
6 6 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.92%) VMware
7 4 (1.28%) Databricks
7 4 (1.28%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.96%) FIS
8 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.96%) Sage
8 3 (0.96%) SAP
8 3 (0.96%) Teradata
8 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.64%) Cisco
9 2 (0.64%) New Relic