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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 248 358 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.52% 25.85% 19.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.26% 51.22% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 185 306 225
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 601 699 681
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 54.59% 50.47% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 515 599 579
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 205 £37,500 +4.16% 23
West Wales -9 17 £40,000 +43.55% 1
North Wales 0 12 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Mid Wales -9 5 - - 3
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 207 (37.23%) SQL Server
2 199 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (35.07%) C#
4 192 (34.53%) .NET
5 173 (31.12%) Microsoft
6 169 (30.40%) HTML
6 169 (30.40%) JavaScript
7 168 (30.22%) Finance
8 130 (23.38%) ASP.NET
9 123 (22.12%) CSS
10 116 (20.86%) MVC
11 111 (19.96%) Windows
12 102 (18.35%) XML
12 102 (18.35%) Oracle
13 101 (18.17%) T-SQL
14 97 (17.45%) Java
15 88 (15.83%) Web Services
16 83 (14.93%) jQuery
17 81 (14.57%) MS Excel
18 79 (14.21%) Scrum
18 79 (14.21%) ASP.NET MVC
19 77 (13.85%) Degree
20 76 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
21 62 (11.15%) SOAP
22 58 (10.43%) OO
23 57 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 56 (10.07%) ETL
25 54 (9.71%) Advertising
26 53 (9.53%) Team Foundation Server
27 51 (9.17%) 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 16 (2.88%) Apache
1 16 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.98%) JBoss
4 10 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.62%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.62%) SAS
6 7 (1.26%) IIS
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.90%) WordPress
8 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.72%) CMS
9 3 (0.54%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.54%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.54%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.18%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 81 (14.57%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.04%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
2 11 (1.98%) Sage 200
3 10 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (1.08%) Sage 50
6 5 (0.90%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (0.72%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.18%) Compiere
9 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.16%) Office 365
4 11 (1.98%) SaaS
5 4 (0.72%) GitHub
6 3 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.36%) IaaS
7 2 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.52%) Internet
2 12 (2.16%) LAN
2 12 (2.16%) WAN
3 8 (1.44%) Broadband
4 6 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.90%) HTTP
6 4 (0.72%) Firewall
6 4 (0.72%) NAS
6 4 (0.72%) SAN
7 3 (0.54%) FTP
8 2 (0.36%) DHCP
8 2 (0.36%) DNS
8 2 (0.36%) Intranet
8 2 (0.36%) VLAN
8 2 (0.36%) VPN
9 1 (0.18%) GSM
9 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.18%) SNMP
9 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (37.23%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (8.09%) Oracle Reports
5 39 (7.01%) MySQL
6 38 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (5.76%) Relational Database
8 31 (5.58%) NoSQL
9 30 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (5.22%) Oracle Database
11 25 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (4.50%) MongoDB
12 24 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (3.60%) Neo4j
14 16 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (2.52%) Big Data
15 14 (2.52%) Hadoop
16 13 (2.34%) QlikView
17 12 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 53 (9.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (7.37%) Visual Studio
3 36 (6.47%) Git (software)
4 29 (5.22%) Oracle Forms
5 27 (4.86%) Maven
6 25 (4.50%) Subversion
7 16 (2.88%) Mercurial
8 14 (2.52%) Selenium
9 12 (2.16%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.16%) NUnit
10 8 (1.44%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.26%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.08%) Moq
12 6 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (0.36%) CircleCI
General
1 168 (30.22%) Finance
2 54 (9.71%) Advertising
3 28 (5.04%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.08%) Multimedia
6 5 (0.90%) Banking
7 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.54%) Games
8 3 (0.54%) Law
8 3 (0.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.36%) Marketing
9 2 (0.36%) Retail
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 309 (55.58%) Developer
2 124 (22.30%) Analyst
3 94 (16.91%) Senior Developer
4 79 (14.21%) .NET Developer
5 68 (12.23%) C# Developer
6 62 (11.15%) Java Developer
7 49 (8.81%) Software Developer
8 38 (6.83%) Support Analyst
9 37 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 34 (6.12%) Applications Support
11 32 (5.76%) SQL Developer
11 32 (5.76%) Test Analyst
12 31 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
13 29 (5.22%) Applications Support Analyst
13 29 (5.22%) Oracle Developer
13 29 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
14 27 (4.86%) Consultant
15 25 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 21 (3.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (34.53%) .NET
2 169 (30.40%) HTML
3 130 (23.38%) ASP.NET
4 123 (22.12%) CSS
5 102 (18.35%) XML
6 88 (15.83%) Web Services
7 83 (14.93%) jQuery
8 79 (14.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (11.15%) SOAP
10 51 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 49 (8.81%) .NET Framework
12 45 (8.09%) Spring
13 42 (7.55%) Ajax
13 42 (7.55%) WCF
14 40 (7.19%) REST
15 36 (6.47%) Hibernate
15 36 (6.47%) XSLT
16 32 (5.76%) HTML5
17 27 (4.86%) CSS3
17 27 (4.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.06%) iSeries
6 14 (2.52%) NHS
7 9 (1.62%) Fintech
7 9 (1.62%) User Experience
8 6 (1.08%) AS400
8 6 (1.08%) Replication
9 5 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.90%) Digital TV
9 5 (0.90%) iPhone
10 4 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.72%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.72%) Social Media
11 3 (0.54%) CMDB
11 3 (0.54%) iDTV
11 3 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (19.96%) Windows
2 26 (4.68%) Linux
3 25 (4.50%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.88%) Unix
4 16 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.70%) Android
6 13 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.72%) CentOS
10 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (20.86%) MVC
3 79 (14.21%) Scrum
4 58 (10.43%) OO
5 56 (10.07%) ETL
6 50 (8.99%) Web Development
7 49 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (8.09%) SDLC
9 44 (7.91%) ITIL
10 41 (7.37%) Mentoring
10 41 (7.37%) Software Engineering
10 41 (7.37%) TDD
11 40 (7.19%) Waterfall
12 30 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (5.22%) Automated Testing
13 29 (5.22%) Project Management
14 28 (5.04%) CRM
15 27 (4.86%) OOP
16 23 (4.14%) ERP
17 21 (3.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 195 (35.07%) C#
2 169 (30.40%) JavaScript
3 101 (18.17%) T-SQL
4 97 (17.45%) Java
5 46 (8.27%) PL/SQL
6 38 (6.83%) VB.NET
7 35 (6.29%) PHP
8 24 (4.32%) Python
9 20 (3.60%) C
10 15 (2.70%) C++
11 8 (1.44%) VB
12 7 (1.26%) RPG
12 7 (1.26%) RPG IV
13 6 (1.08%) Perl
13 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.90%) Embedded C
14 5 (0.90%) Embedded C++
14 5 (0.90%) Groovy
15 4 (0.72%) RPG/400
16 3 (0.54%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 77 (13.85%) Degree
2 18 (3.24%) ISEB
3 11 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.62%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.44%) Postgraduate
6 7 (1.26%) HND
6 7 (1.26%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.72%) CCNA
8 4 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.36%) RHCE
10 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.18%) MCITP
11 1 (0.18%) MCP
11 1 (0.18%) MCSA
11 1 (0.18%) MCSE
11 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.80%) QA
2 6 (1.08%) SLA
3 5 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.24%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.44%) XenServer
5 3 (0.54%) Docker
5 3 (0.54%) vSphere
6 2 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (0.72%) Puppet
3 3 (0.54%) Ansible
3 3 (0.54%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.54%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) WSUS
4 1 (0.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 173 (31.12%) Microsoft
2 102 (18.35%) Oracle
3 31 (5.58%) VMware
4 13 (2.34%) Sage
4 13 (2.34%) Xamarin
5 12 (2.16%) SAP
6 11 (1.98%) Cisco
7 10 (1.80%) IBM
8 8 (1.44%) Dell
9 7 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.26%) Veeam
10 6 (1.08%) Google
10 6 (1.08%) RedGate
10 6 (1.08%) Tableau
11 5 (0.90%) Cognos
12 4 (0.72%) IFS
13 3 (0.54%) Juniper
13 3 (0.54%) Perforce
13 3 (0.54%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.36%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Cardiff DT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, training
Posted: 3 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Downing LLP
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum generous benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Milford Haven, Dyfed
Port of Milford Haven
Salary: £34,500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Caerphilly, South Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Excellent Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 23 days ago
Caerphilly, South Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Excellent Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend, South Wales
SAS International Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Bristol DT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Bristol DT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago