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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 226 295 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.99% 22.64% 19.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.58% 45.81% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 186 259 210
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.58% +1.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £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 507 644 636
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 51.58% 49.42% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 451 571 549
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +1 171 £37,500 +2.89% 16
West Wales +4 30 £40,000 +18.51% 6
Mid Wales -3 8 £43,000 -
North Wales -6 7 £36,000 +10.76% 1
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 176 (37.77%) SQL Server
2 162 (34.76%) .NET
3 157 (33.69%) Finance
4 151 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (31.76%) C#
6 138 (29.61%) Microsoft
7 130 (27.90%) JavaScript
8 121 (25.97%) HTML
9 108 (23.18%) ASP.NET
10 102 (21.89%) Oracle
11 92 (19.74%) MVC
12 90 (19.31%) XML
13 86 (18.45%) Windows
14 84 (18.03%) CSS
15 80 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
16 76 (16.31%) T-SQL
17 73 (15.67%) Java
18 66 (14.16%) Degree
19 64 (13.73%) Web Services
20 61 (13.09%) ETL
21 60 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 58 (12.45%) Oracle Reports
23 57 (12.23%) PL/SQL
24 56 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
25 53 (11.37%) jQuery
26 52 (11.16%) Scrum
27 49 (10.52%) Software Engineering
28 48 (10.30%) SOAP
28 48 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
29 47 (10.09%) 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 12 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (1.93%) IIS
3 9 (1.93%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.29%) CMS
6 4 (0.86%) SAS
7 3 (0.64%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.64%) JBoss
8 2 (0.43%) Apache
8 2 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.43%) WordPress
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (3.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.72%) Sage 200
5 6 (1.29%) Oracle HRMS
5 6 (1.29%) Sage 50
6 4 (0.86%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.21%) Compiere
9 1 (0.21%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.00%) Office 365
4 12 (2.58%) SaaS
5 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.64%) GitHub
5 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.93%) LAN
1 9 (1.93%) WAN
2 7 (1.50%) Firewall
2 7 (1.50%) Internet
3 6 (1.29%) Broadband
3 6 (1.29%) NAS
3 6 (1.29%) SAN
4 5 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.64%) DNS
5 3 (0.64%) GSM
5 3 (0.64%) HTTP
5 3 (0.64%) SNMP
6 2 (0.43%) Intranet
6 2 (0.43%) VLAN
6 2 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.21%) ISDN
7 1 (0.21%) PSTN
7 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (37.77%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (12.45%) Oracle Reports
4 47 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (9.44%) MySQL
6 32 (6.87%) Oracle Database
6 32 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (5.36%) Relational Database
8 24 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (4.51%) NoSQL
11 20 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (2.58%) Big Data
13 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (2.15%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.93%) MongoDB
15 9 (1.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 46 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (8.80%) Oracle Forms
3 40 (8.58%) Visual Studio
4 28 (6.01%) Git (software)
5 20 (4.29%) Maven
6 18 (3.86%) NUnit
7 12 (2.58%) Selenium
8 11 (2.36%) Subversion
9 7 (1.50%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.50%) Moq
10 6 (1.29%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.29%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.07%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.86%) JIRA
13 3 (0.64%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.64%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.43%) CircleCI
14 2 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 157 (33.69%) Finance
2 40 (8.58%) Advertising
3 29 (6.22%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.93%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.50%) Retail
6 6 (1.29%) Legal
6 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.07%) Law
8 4 (0.86%) Marketing
9 3 (0.64%) Back Office
9 3 (0.64%) Games
9 3 (0.64%) Welsh Language
10 2 (0.43%) Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 260 (55.79%) Developer
2 97 (20.82%) Analyst
3 81 (17.38%) .NET Developer
4 69 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 61 (13.09%) C# Developer
6 46 (9.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 45 (9.66%) Java Developer
8 40 (8.58%) Oracle Developer
9 35 (7.51%) Software Developer
10 34 (7.30%) SQL Developer
11 25 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
11 25 (5.36%) Test Analyst
12 24 (5.15%) Consultant
13 22 (4.72%) Support Analyst
14 21 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (4.51%) C# Software Developer
15 20 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (3.65%) .NET Software Developer
16 17 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 17 (3.65%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (34.76%) .NET
2 121 (25.97%) HTML
3 108 (23.18%) ASP.NET
4 90 (19.31%) XML
5 84 (18.03%) CSS
6 64 (13.73%) Web Services
7 56 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (11.37%) jQuery
9 48 (10.30%) SOAP
10 37 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (7.51%) Spring
12 33 (7.08%) .NET Framework
13 29 (6.22%) Ajax
14 28 (6.01%) Hibernate
15 26 (5.58%) WCF
16 25 (5.36%) REST
17 24 (5.15%) AngularJS
18 23 (4.94%) XSLT
19 20 (4.29%) HTML5
20 19 (4.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.58%) Fintech
7 11 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.50%) Replication
8 7 (1.50%) User Experience
9 6 (1.29%) iSeries
10 5 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.07%) NHS
11 4 (0.86%) CMDB
11 4 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.64%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.43%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.43%) Raspberry Pi
13 2 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 86 (18.45%) Windows
2 27 (5.79%) Windows Server
3 21 (4.51%) Linux
4 20 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.58%) Unix
7 9 (1.93%) Android
7 9 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.50%) CentOS
10 5 (1.07%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.07%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (19.74%) MVC
3 61 (13.09%) ETL
4 52 (11.16%) Scrum
5 49 (10.52%) Software Engineering
6 48 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (9.87%) Web Development
8 42 (9.01%) SDLC
9 37 (7.94%) TDD
10 35 (7.51%) Test Automation
11 34 (7.30%) ITIL
12 32 (6.87%) OO
13 31 (6.65%) Mentoring
14 30 (6.44%) Waterfall
15 26 (5.58%) Project Management
16 24 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (4.72%) Migration
18 19 (4.08%) CRM
18 19 (4.08%) Data Analysis
19 17 (3.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 148 (31.76%) C#
2 130 (27.90%) JavaScript
3 76 (16.31%) T-SQL
4 73 (15.67%) Java
5 57 (12.23%) PL/SQL
6 31 (6.65%) VB.NET
7 28 (6.01%) PHP
8 25 (5.36%) Python
9 13 (2.79%) C
10 9 (1.93%) VB
11 6 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.29%) Ruby
12 5 (1.07%) C++
12 5 (1.07%) R
13 2 (0.43%) Groovy
13 2 (0.43%) Perl
13 2 (0.43%) VB6
13 2 (0.43%) VBA
13 2 (0.43%) VBScript
14 1 (0.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 66 (14.16%) Degree
2 12 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.36%) ISEB
4 10 (2.15%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.93%) HND
6 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.29%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.86%) CCNA
8 4 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.21%) MCITP
11 1 (0.21%) MCP
11 1 (0.21%) MCSA
11 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.86%) QA
2 6 (1.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.65%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.07%) XenServer
5 4 (0.86%) Docker
6 3 (0.64%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.64%) XenApp
6 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.64%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.43%) Grafana
4 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 138 (29.61%) Microsoft
2 102 (21.89%) Oracle
3 28 (6.01%) VMware
4 14 (3.00%) Cisco
5 9 (1.93%) Sage
6 8 (1.72%) SAP
6 8 (1.72%) Veeam
6 8 (1.72%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.50%) Tableau
8 6 (1.29%) Google
8 6 (1.29%) IBM
9 5 (1.07%) Dell
10 4 (0.86%) Juniper
11 3 (0.64%) BMC
11 3 (0.64%) CA
11 3 (0.64%) Citrix
11 3 (0.64%) Clearswift
11 3 (0.64%) LogRhythm
11 3 (0.64%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.43%) SaltStack
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Resource Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: From £25,922 to £28,330 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £55K
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: From £40,457 to £45,947 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Resource Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: From £38,191 to £44,874 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Up to £50k dependant upon experience + Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Flintshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South Wales
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago