The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1233 1343 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.46% 22.50% 25.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.26% 39.95% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1181 1236
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3309 3362 3216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.91% 56.31% 59.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2818 2903 2876
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the South West region.

SQL Salary Trend in the South West

SQL
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in the South West

SQL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol 0 404 £36,500 -1.35% 75
Gloucestershire -1 268 £37,500 -2.59% 43
Wiltshire -6 191 £35,910 +2.60% 36
Dorset -4 131 £37,500 +7.14% 32
Somerset 0 128 £35,000 +1.44% 24
Devon -3 75 £32,500 -5.79% 20
Cornwall -6 10 £29,750 -23.22% 2
Avon -3 1 £36,500 +4.28% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 1044 (41.53%) .NET
2 1038 (41.29%) SQL Server
3 964 (38.35%) C#
4 680 (27.05%) JavaScript
5 676 (26.89%) HTML
6 667 (26.53%) ASP.NET
7 642 (25.54%) Microsoft
8 569 (22.63%) CSS
9 544 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
10 529 (21.04%) Oracle
11 523 (20.80%) Finance
12 515 (20.49%) Windows
13 495 (19.69%) MVC
14 479 (19.05%) Java
15 439 (17.46%) T-SQL
16 373 (14.84%) jQuery
17 345 (13.72%) XML
17 345 (13.72%) Degree
18 336 (13.37%) MS Excel
19 321 (12.77%) Software Engineering
20 297 (11.81%) Web Services
21 292 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
22 274 (10.90%) ASP.NET MVC
23 263 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
24 255 (10.14%) OO
25 254 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 245 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 239 (9.51%) PL/SQL
28 236 (9.39%) Visual Studio
29 231 (9.19%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 161 (6.40%) IIS
2 130 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 99 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 71 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 71 (2.82%) Apache
5 65 (2.59%) SAS
6 63 (2.51%) JBoss
7 58 (2.31%) WebLogic
8 54 (2.15%) WebSphere
9 37 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 30 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 27 (1.07%) CMS
12 24 (0.95%) Lync
13 21 (0.84%) Joomla!
13 21 (0.84%) WordPress
13 21 (0.84%) NServiceBus
14 16 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (0.60%) Confluence
16 14 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 336 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 174 (6.92%) MS Office
3 15 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.52%) SPSS
4 13 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.28%) FastStats
7 6 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.24%) MS Project
8 3 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 30 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (0.48%) Magento
6 12 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.48%) Changepoint
7 11 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.36%) SAP Business One
8 9 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.24%) Agresso
10 6 (0.24%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.35%) SaaS
1 34 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.68%) Office 365
4 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.12%) IaaS
6 2 (0.080%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.040%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.040%) PaaS
7 1 (0.040%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.040%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 107 (4.26%) Firewall
2 60 (2.39%) TCP/IP
3 54 (2.15%) DNS
3 54 (2.15%) WAN
4 41 (1.63%) VPN
5 39 (1.55%) SAN
6 37 (1.47%) HTTP
6 37 (1.47%) DHCP
7 34 (1.35%) LAN
8 30 (1.19%) Internet
9 26 (1.03%) Network Security
10 25 (0.99%) LDAP
10 25 (0.99%) VLAN
11 23 (0.91%) FTP
12 21 (0.84%) SSL
13 19 (0.76%) VoIP
14 17 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (0.64%) SMTP
15 16 (0.64%) Wireless
16 14 (0.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1038 (41.29%) SQL Server
2 254 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 245 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 215 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 209 (8.31%) MySQL
6 179 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
7 139 (5.53%) Relational Database
8 129 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 106 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 98 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 98 (3.90%) Oracle Database
11 73 (2.90%) RDBMS
12 56 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
13 54 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
14 33 (1.31%) OLAP
15 28 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (1.07%) NoSQL
17 25 (0.99%) BusinessObjects XI
18 24 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 24 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 236 (9.39%) Visual Studio
2 117 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 106 (4.22%) Subversion
4 98 (3.90%) Git (software)
5 95 (3.78%) JUnit
6 89 (3.54%) Eclipse
7 65 (2.59%) Maven
8 59 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 57 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
10 54 (2.15%) JIRA
10 54 (2.15%) Selenium
11 46 (1.83%) NUnit
12 33 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
13 29 (1.15%) TeamCity
14 26 (1.03%) SpecFlow
15 25 (0.99%) Toad
15 25 (0.99%) WebDriver
16 22 (0.88%) Eclipse RCP
16 22 (0.88%) Ant
17 20 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 523 (20.80%) Finance
2 140 (5.57%) Banking
3 112 (4.46%) Retail
4 83 (3.30%) Advertising
5 70 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.07%) Marketing
7 32 (1.27%) Legal
7 32 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 25 (0.99%) Law
9 23 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 23 (0.91%) Back Office
9 23 (0.91%) French Language
10 12 (0.48%) General Ledger
11 11 (0.44%) Electronics
12 8 (0.32%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.32%) Games
13 7 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.24%) Billing
15 5 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1361 (54.14%) Developer
2 434 (17.26%) Analyst
3 367 (14.60%) .NET Developer
4 285 (11.34%) C# Developer
5 208 (8.27%) Software Developer
6 190 (7.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 186 (7.40%) Java Developer
8 163 (6.48%) Senior Developer
9 147 (5.85%) Software Engineer
10 125 (4.97%) DBA
11 123 (4.89%) Support Analyst
12 120 (4.77%) SQL Developer
13 114 (4.53%) Junior
14 113 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 112 (4.46%) Applications Support
16 104 (4.14%) Web Developer
17 101 (4.02%) SQL DBA
18 98 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
19 89 (3.54%) Administrator
20 88 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1044 (41.53%) .NET
2 676 (26.89%) HTML
3 667 (26.53%) ASP.NET
4 569 (22.63%) CSS
5 373 (14.84%) jQuery
6 345 (13.72%) XML
7 297 (11.81%) Web Services
8 274 (10.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 231 (9.19%) .NET Framework
10 174 (6.92%) WCF
11 163 (6.48%) Spring
12 148 (5.89%) Entity Framework
13 134 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 124 (4.93%) AngularJS
15 117 (4.65%) HTML5
16 115 (4.57%) J2EE
17 113 (4.49%) WPF
18 111 (4.42%) SOAP
19 110 (4.38%) JSON
20 97 (3.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 263 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 73 (2.90%) Mathematics
4 63 (2.51%) Client/Server
5 46 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 41 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 40 (1.59%) Open Source
9 33 (1.31%) Visualisation
9 33 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 32 (1.27%) Clustering
11 28 (1.11%) Replication
12 27 (1.07%) Statistics
13 26 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
14 16 (0.64%) SWIFT
14 16 (0.64%) User Experience
15 13 (0.52%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
16 12 (0.48%) GIS
17 10 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 515 (20.49%) Windows
2 229 (9.11%) Linux
3 131 (5.21%) UNIX
4 99 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.11%) CentOS
8 26 (1.03%) Android
9 24 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 16 (0.64%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.52%) Debian
12 12 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.48%) Fedora
13 10 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.28%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.24%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
2 495 (19.69%) MVC
3 321 (12.77%) Software Engineering
4 292 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
5 255 (10.14%) OO
6 194 (7.72%) Scrum
7 170 (6.76%) ITIL
8 165 (6.56%) TDD
9 127 (5.05%) ETL
10 124 (4.93%) Web Development
11 113 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
12 112 (4.46%) OOD
13 106 (4.22%) Mentoring
14 101 (4.02%) Migration
14 101 (4.02%) OOP
15 87 (3.46%) Data Analysis
16 86 (3.42%) Data Modelling
17 81 (3.22%) E-Commerce
18 80 (3.18%) Unit Testing
19 78 (3.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 964 (38.35%) C#
2 680 (27.05%) JavaScript
3 479 (19.05%) Java
4 439 (17.46%) T-SQL
5 239 (9.51%) PL/SQL
6 210 (8.35%) VB.NET
7 168 (6.68%) PHP
8 166 (6.60%) C++
9 96 (3.82%) VB
10 79 (3.14%) Python
11 67 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 64 (2.55%) VBA
13 59 (2.35%) C
14 58 (2.31%) Perl
15 43 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 43 (1.71%) Ruby
16 25 (0.99%) VBScript
17 23 (0.91%) Shell Script
18 22 (0.88%) VB6
19 17 (0.68%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 345 (13.72%) Degree
2 155 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 136 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 96 (3.82%) SC Cleared
5 50 (1.99%) ISEB
6 39 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 39 (1.55%) MCSD
7 37 (1.47%) MCSE
8 30 (1.19%) MCSA
9 27 (1.07%) MCP
10 20 (0.80%) MCPD
11 18 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (0.68%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.60%) MCITP
14 14 (0.56%) CCNA
14 14 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.48%) CCA
15 12 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.86%) QA
2 61 (2.43%) SLA
3 11 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.20%) Basel II
5 5 (0.20%) WCAG
5 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.080%) COREP
7 2 (0.080%) HL7
7 2 (0.080%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 167 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 82 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.35%) vSphere
5 28 (1.11%) XenApp
6 15 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (0.40%) Snort
9 8 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.28%) Postfix
10 7 (0.28%) XenServer
11 6 (0.24%) iptables
11 6 (0.24%) Samba
12 2 (0.080%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.080%) Firmware
13 1 (0.040%) NFS
13 1 (0.040%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 63 (2.51%) SCCM
2 40 (1.59%) Puppet
3 38 (1.51%) SCOM
4 19 (0.76%) SCVMM
5 12 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.36%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.24%) Salt
10 6 (0.24%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.20%) vMotion
12 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.12%) Nagios
13 3 (0.12%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.080%) CA Spectrum
14 2 (0.080%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 642 (25.54%) Microsoft
2 529 (21.04%) Oracle
3 138 (5.49%) VMware
4 116 (4.61%) Business Objects
5 64 (2.55%) Cisco
6 63 (2.51%) SAP
7 62 (2.47%) IBM
8 60 (2.39%) Citrix
9 37 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 20 (0.80%) TIBCO
11 19 (0.76%) Sybase
12 18 (0.72%) Xamarin
12 18 (0.72%) Informatica
13 16 (0.64%) Zend
13 16 (0.64%) Teradata
14 15 (0.60%) HP
14 15 (0.60%) Google
15 13 (0.52%) Cognos
16 12 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.48%) Symantec
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Connectus
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Devon
itecopeople
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lechlade, Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth University Recruitment
Salary: Starting salary from £38,511 to £45,954 per annum with further progres
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
itecopeople
Posted: 11 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Open Spaces
Salary: salaryOverride
Posted: 11 hours ago
Somerset
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago