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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 210 276 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.13% 21.41% 20.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.84% 43.40% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 185 239 223
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 479 636 679
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 48.19% 49.34% 47.48%
Number of salaries quoted 441 562 565
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -1 142 £37,500 +4.16% 8
West Wales +2 45 £40,000 +21.21% 7
Mid Wales +3 8 £43,000 -
North Wales -9 2 £47,000 +36.23% 4
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 172 (37.72%) SQL Server
2 160 (35.09%) .NET
3 155 (33.99%) Finance
4 146 (32.02%) C#
4 146 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (28.95%) Microsoft
6 128 (28.07%) JavaScript
7 115 (25.22%) HTML
8 105 (23.03%) ASP.NET
9 103 (22.59%) Oracle
10 98 (21.49%) MVC
11 83 (18.20%) CSS
11 83 (18.20%) Analytical Skills
12 82 (17.98%) XML
12 82 (17.98%) Windows
13 76 (16.67%) T-SQL
14 68 (14.91%) Java
15 66 (14.47%) Degree
16 65 (14.25%) ETL
17 61 (13.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 58 (12.72%) ASP.NET MVC
18 58 (12.72%) Oracle Reports
19 56 (12.28%) PL/SQL
20 55 (12.06%) Web Services
21 54 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
22 50 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 49 (10.75%) Scrum
24 48 (10.53%) Software Engineering
24 48 (10.53%) jQuery
25 45 (9.87%) Web Development

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 12 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.97%) IIS
4 8 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.32%) CMS
6 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.88%) SAS
8 3 (0.66%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.44%) Apache
9 2 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.44%) JBoss
9 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.44%) WordPress
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (2.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.75%) Sage 200
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (1.32%) Oracle HRMS
5 6 (1.32%) Sage 50
6 4 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.88%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.22%) Compiere
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.95%) Office 365
4 10 (2.19%) SaaS
5 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.66%) GitHub
6 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.19%) Firewall
2 7 (1.54%) Broadband
2 7 (1.54%) LAN
2 7 (1.54%) WAN
3 6 (1.32%) Internet
3 6 (1.32%) NAS
3 6 (1.32%) SAN
4 5 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.88%) VPN
6 3 (0.66%) DNS
6 3 (0.66%) GSM
6 3 (0.66%) SNMP
7 2 (0.44%) HTTP
7 2 (0.44%) Intranet
7 2 (0.44%) VLAN
8 1 (0.22%) DHCP
8 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.22%) ISDN
8 1 (0.22%) PSTN
8 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (37.72%) SQL Server
2 61 (13.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (12.72%) Oracle Reports
4 50 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (8.77%) MySQL
6 32 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (6.80%) Oracle Database
8 27 (5.92%) Relational Database
8 27 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (3.95%) NoSQL
11 18 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (2.63%) Big Data
12 12 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (2.41%) Hadoop
14 10 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.75%) MongoDB
16 7 (1.54%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 43 (9.43%) Oracle Forms
2 40 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 25 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.95%) Maven
5 17 (3.73%) NUnit
6 11 (2.41%) Selenium
7 10 (2.19%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.97%) Subversion
9 6 (1.32%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.10%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.10%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.10%) Moq
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.88%) JIRA
11 4 (0.88%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.66%) JUnit
12 3 (0.66%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 155 (33.99%) Finance
2 38 (8.33%) Advertising
3 33 (7.24%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.32%) Retail
6 5 (1.10%) Law
6 5 (1.10%) Marketing
6 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.88%) Legal
8 3 (0.66%) Games
8 3 (0.66%) Welsh Language
9 2 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.44%) Electronics
9 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 250 (54.82%) Developer
2 87 (19.08%) Analyst
3 81 (17.76%) .NET Developer
4 57 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 57 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 45 (9.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (8.99%) Oracle Developer
7 39 (8.55%) Java Developer
8 38 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 35 (7.68%) SQL Developer
10 23 (5.04%) Consultant
11 21 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (4.61%) Test Analyst
12 20 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 20 (4.39%) C# Software Developer
12 20 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (4.39%) Support Analyst
13 18 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (3.73%) .NET Software Developer
15 16 (3.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (35.09%) .NET
2 115 (25.22%) HTML
3 105 (23.03%) ASP.NET
4 83 (18.20%) CSS
5 82 (17.98%) XML
6 58 (12.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (12.06%) Web Services
8 48 (10.53%) jQuery
9 44 (9.65%) SOAP
10 34 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (7.24%) Spring
12 29 (6.36%) .NET Framework
13 28 (6.14%) Ajax
14 25 (5.48%) Hibernate
15 24 (5.26%) WCF
16 23 (5.04%) AngularJS
16 23 (5.04%) REST
17 19 (4.17%) Entity Framework
18 15 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 15 (3.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 83 (18.20%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.41%) Fintech
7 9 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.75%) Replication
9 6 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.10%) NHS
10 5 (1.10%) User Experience
11 4 (0.88%) CMDB
11 4 (0.88%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.88%) iSeries
11 4 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.44%) Social Media
13 2 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 82 (17.98%) Windows
2 27 (5.92%) Windows Server
3 22 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (4.61%) Linux
5 19 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.29%) Unix
7 9 (1.97%) Android
7 9 (1.97%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.54%) CentOS
9 7 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.54%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.44%) Solaris
12 2 (0.44%) VMS
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (21.49%) MVC
3 65 (14.25%) ETL
4 54 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (10.75%) Scrum
6 48 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 45 (9.87%) Web Development
8 37 (8.11%) Test Automation
9 36 (7.89%) ITIL
10 35 (7.68%) SDLC
10 35 (7.68%) TDD
11 30 (6.58%) Mentoring
12 27 (5.92%) Waterfall
13 26 (5.70%) Project Management
14 24 (5.26%) OO
15 23 (5.04%) CRM
15 23 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (4.82%) Migration
17 20 (4.39%) Data Analysis
18 19 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 146 (32.02%) C#
2 128 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 76 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 68 (14.91%) Java
5 56 (12.28%) PL/SQL
6 30 (6.58%) VB.NET
7 25 (5.48%) Python
8 23 (5.04%) PHP
9 16 (3.51%) C
10 8 (1.75%) VB
11 7 (1.54%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.32%) C++
12 6 (1.32%) R
12 6 (1.32%) Ruby
13 2 (0.44%) Perl
13 2 (0.44%) VB6
13 2 (0.44%) VBA
13 2 (0.44%) VBScript
14 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 66 (14.47%) Degree
2 14 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.97%) HND
3 9 (1.97%) ISEB
3 9 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.32%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.88%) CCNA
6 4 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.66%) MCP
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.22%) MCITP
9 1 (0.22%) MCSA
9 1 (0.22%) PhD
9 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.61%) QA
2 9 (1.97%) SLA
3 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (3.95%) Active Directory
1 18 (3.95%) Hyper-V
2 17 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.10%) VirtualBox
3 5 (1.10%) XenApp
3 5 (1.10%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.88%) Docker
4 4 (0.88%) XenServer
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (0.66%) HAProxy
2 3 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.44%) Grafana
3 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 132 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 103 (22.59%) Oracle
3 30 (6.58%) VMware
4 14 (3.07%) Cisco
5 10 (2.19%) Sage
6 9 (1.97%) SAP
6 9 (1.97%) Tableau
7 8 (1.75%) Veeam
8 6 (1.32%) Google
8 6 (1.32%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.10%) Citrix
10 4 (0.88%) Dell
10 4 (0.88%) IBM
10 4 (0.88%) Juniper
11 3 (0.66%) BMC
11 3 (0.66%) CA
11 3 (0.66%) Clearswift
11 3 (0.66%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.66%) LogRhythm
11 3 (0.66%) ServiceNow
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Flintshire
Recann
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi time
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Llanelli, Dyfed
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colwyn Bay, Clwyd
Supertemps
Salary: £22,000 to £24,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + 28 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
OpenGenius
Salary: From £22,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago