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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 992 1368 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.36% 23.50% 21.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.85% 41.23% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 820 1166 1214
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2931 3318 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.21% 57.00% 54.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2487 2867 3148
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol -6 277 £42,500 +6.25% 54
Gloucestershire -7 199 £40,000 - 42
Wiltshire -2 134 £37,500 - 22
Devon +2 133 £37,750 +10.21% 9
Somerset -4 118 £41,050 +17.28% 26
Dorset -5 112 £42,500 +21.42% 27
Cornwall -4 11 £21,500 -33.84%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for SQL.

1 751 (34.61%) Agile Software Development
2 682 (31.43%) SQL Server
3 680 (31.34%) .NET
4 666 (30.69%) C#
5 656 (30.23%) JavaScript
6 645 (29.72%) HTML
7 633 (29.17%) Java
8 448 (20.65%) Finance
9 432 (19.91%) CSS
10 418 (19.26%) Microsoft
11 395 (18.20%) Oracle
12 378 (17.42%) ASP.NET
13 342 (15.76%) Windows
14 332 (15.30%) MVC
15 322 (14.84%) Degree
16 306 (14.10%) T-SQL
17 283 (13.04%) XML
18 270 (12.44%) Web Services
18 270 (12.44%) Linux
19 262 (12.07%) Scrum
20 258 (11.89%) Spring
20 258 (11.89%) Software Engineering
21 255 (11.75%) SDLC
22 253 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
23 250 (11.52%) jQuery
24 234 (10.78%) OO
25 230 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
26 221 (10.18%) Security Cleared
27 219 (10.09%) NoSQL
28 218 (10.05%) C++

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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
1 102 (4.70%) JBoss
2 92 (4.24%) IIS
3 82 (3.78%) Tomcat
4 77 (3.55%) WebLogic
5 76 (3.50%) SharePoint
6 74 (3.41%) Apache
7 70 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 61 (2.81%) MS Exchange
9 60 (2.76%) SAS
10 41 (1.89%) CMS
11 37 (1.71%) Apache Spark
12 30 (1.38%) Umbraco
13 23 (1.06%) Apache Pig
13 23 (1.06%) Joomla!
14 21 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (0.88%) OpenStack
15 19 (0.88%) Skype for Business
16 17 (0.78%) Alfresco
16 17 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 206 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 73 (3.36%) MS Office
3 28 (1.29%) SPSS
4 13 (0.60%) MS Project
5 12 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.092%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.092%) HipChat
8 2 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.092%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 52 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
2 29 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (1.11%) Magento
4 20 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
4 20 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
5 19 (0.88%) Oracle ASCP
6 16 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (0.46%) Oracle SCM
8 10 (0.46%) WebTrends
9 9 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.32%) SAP Business One
11 6 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.28%) Maximo
11 6 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.28%) Sage 1000
12 5 (0.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 125 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (1.89%) GitHub
4 30 (1.38%) SaaS
5 21 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (0.97%) IaaS
5 21 (0.97%) PaaS
6 16 (0.74%) Office 365
7 8 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (0.23%) G Suite
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.18%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.14%) AtomSphere
11 3 (0.14%) Boomi
11 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.092%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.78%) Firewall
2 81 (3.73%) Internet
3 70 (3.23%) DNS
4 57 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 43 (1.98%) HTTP
6 36 (1.66%) FTP
7 35 (1.61%) VPN
8 33 (1.52%) WAN
9 31 (1.43%) SMTP
10 29 (1.34%) LAN
11 27 (1.24%) Intranet
12 25 (1.15%) DHCP
12 25 (1.15%) SSL
13 24 (1.11%) SAN
14 23 (1.06%) VoIP
15 18 (0.83%) Network Security
15 18 (0.83%) SSH
16 16 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (0.74%) DMZ
16 16 (0.74%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 219 (10.09%) NoSQL
3 188 (8.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 182 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 162 (7.47%) MySQL
6 149 (6.87%) MongoDB
7 118 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
8 106 (4.88%) Big Data
9 105 (4.84%) Relational Database
10 95 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 90 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 76 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 65 (3.00%) Hadoop
14 60 (2.76%) SQL Server 2014
15 56 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
16 55 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
17 52 (2.40%) Oracle Database
18 46 (2.12%) RDBMS
19 40 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
20 31 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 182 (8.39%) Git (software)
2 142 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 113 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 113 (5.21%) JIRA
4 109 (5.02%) Visual Studio
5 101 (4.65%) Maven
6 97 (4.47%) JUnit
7 89 (4.10%) Subversion
8 88 (4.06%) Selenium
9 73 (3.36%) Eclipse
10 49 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 49 (2.26%) TeamCity
11 43 (1.98%) Cucumber
12 38 (1.75%) IntelliJ
13 37 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
14 28 (1.29%) NUnit
15 26 (1.20%) SoapUI
16 25 (1.15%) Toad
17 23 (1.06%) Bitbucket
17 23 (1.06%) NuGet
General
1 448 (20.65%) Finance
2 146 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 108 (4.98%) Manufacturing
4 95 (4.38%) Marketing
5 73 (3.36%) Electronics
6 72 (3.32%) Retail
7 58 (2.67%) Banking
8 35 (1.61%) Advertising
9 33 (1.52%) Back Office
10 16 (0.74%) Games
11 13 (0.60%) Legal
12 12 (0.55%) Publishing
13 11 (0.51%) Billing
14 9 (0.41%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.32%) Local Government
16 6 (0.28%) Automotive
16 6 (0.28%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 1027 (47.33%) Developer
2 358 (16.50%) Analyst
3 291 (13.41%) .NET Developer
4 242 (11.15%) Java Developer
5 207 (9.54%) C# Developer
6 205 (9.45%) Software Developer
7 170 (7.83%) Senior Developer
8 152 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 132 (6.08%) DBA
10 128 (5.90%) Software Engineer
11 118 (5.44%) Junior
12 112 (5.16%) SQL Developer
13 103 (4.75%) SQL DBA
14 98 (4.52%) Junior Developer
15 87 (4.01%) Applications Support
16 85 (3.92%) Graduate
17 78 (3.59%) Support Analyst
18 74 (3.41%) Test Analyst
19 73 (3.36%) Senior .NET Developer
20 66 (3.04%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 680 (31.34%) .NET
2 645 (29.72%) HTML
3 432 (19.91%) CSS
4 378 (17.42%) ASP.NET
5 283 (13.04%) XML
6 270 (12.44%) Web Services
7 258 (11.89%) Spring
8 250 (11.52%) jQuery
9 205 (9.45%) AngularJS
10 179 (8.25%) HTML5
11 161 (7.42%) REST
12 160 (7.37%) .NET Framework
13 146 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 135 (6.22%) Hibernate
15 116 (5.35%) SOAP
16 108 (4.98%) J2EE
17 101 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
18 83 (3.82%) WCF
19 77 (3.55%) JSON
20 76 (3.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 230 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 104 (4.79%) Mathematics
4 70 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 63 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 38 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 35 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 33 (1.52%) Digital Media
10 32 (1.47%) iPhone
11 31 (1.43%) User Experience
12 25 (1.15%) AS400
12 25 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.01%) Replication
14 21 (0.97%) Data Integration
14 21 (0.97%) Driving Licence
14 21 (0.97%) Statistics
15 19 (0.88%) Cybercrime
16 18 (0.83%) CESG
17 17 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 342 (15.76%) Windows
2 270 (12.44%) Linux
3 133 (6.13%) Unix
4 130 (5.99%) Windows Server
5 84 (3.87%) Android
6 52 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 48 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (1.47%) Windows 8
10 27 (1.24%) Windows Phone
11 25 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (0.97%) Windows 7
13 20 (0.92%) Windows XP
14 15 (0.69%) AIX
15 13 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.55%) Windows 10
17 11 (0.51%) CentOS
17 11 (0.51%) OS/400
18 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (34.61%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (15.30%) MVC
3 262 (12.07%) Scrum
4 258 (11.89%) Software Engineering
5 255 (11.75%) SDLC
6 253 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
7 234 (10.78%) OO
8 184 (8.48%) TDD
9 177 (8.16%) ITIL
9 177 (8.16%) Web Development
10 151 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
11 130 (5.99%) Mentoring
12 109 (5.02%) ERP
13 106 (4.88%) Unit Testing
14 103 (4.75%) ETL
15 102 (4.70%) Analytics
16 95 (4.38%) Automated Testing
17 94 (4.33%) Migration
18 87 (4.01%) E-Commerce
19 85 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 666 (30.69%) C#
2 656 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 633 (29.17%) Java
4 306 (14.10%) T-SQL
5 218 (10.05%) C++
6 159 (7.33%) Python
7 135 (6.22%) PL/SQL
8 118 (5.44%) PHP
9 81 (3.73%) C
9 81 (3.73%) VB.NET
10 73 (3.36%) VB
11 72 (3.32%) PowerShell
12 44 (2.03%) R
12 44 (2.03%) Shell Script
12 44 (2.03%) VBA
13 40 (1.84%) Ruby
14 37 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 35 (1.61%) MATLAB
16 34 (1.57%) Perl
17 31 (1.43%) RPG
Qualifications
1 322 (14.84%) Degree
2 221 (10.18%) Security Cleared
3 125 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 108 (4.98%) DV Cleared
5 77 (3.55%) ISEB
6 71 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 68 (3.13%) ISTQB
8 37 (1.71%) MCSA
9 25 (1.15%) CCNA
9 25 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.15%) MCSE
9 25 (1.15%) PhD
10 22 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 21 (0.97%) CISSP
12 18 (0.83%) CEH
13 17 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 16 (0.74%) MCP
15 11 (0.51%) PMI Certification
16 9 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
17 7 (0.32%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.04%) QA
2 46 (2.12%) SLA
3 19 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.78%) ISO 14001
5 9 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.092%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.092%) SDET
7 1 (0.046%) FATCA
System Software
1 116 (5.35%) Active Directory
2 67 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.01%) vSphere
5 21 (0.97%) Docker
6 20 (0.92%) Firmware
7 17 (0.78%) Xen
8 15 (0.69%) XenServer
9 11 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.18%) KVM
12 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.18%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.14%) NFS
13 3 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (1.24%) Puppet
2 23 (1.06%) Nagios
3 17 (0.78%) Tivoli
4 14 (0.65%) SCCM
5 13 (0.60%) Cobbler
6 10 (0.46%) Ansible
6 10 (0.46%) Salt
7 9 (0.41%) Terraform
8 8 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.37%) SCOM
9 7 (0.32%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.28%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.18%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.18%) Graphite
11 4 (0.18%) Kibana
11 4 (0.18%) OpenView
11 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 418 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 395 (18.20%) Oracle
3 105 (4.84%) SAP
4 95 (4.38%) VMware
5 53 (2.44%) Cisco
6 46 (2.12%) IBM
7 43 (1.98%) HP
8 30 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 24 (1.11%) Google
9 24 (1.11%) Tableau
10 23 (1.06%) Xamarin
11 22 (1.01%) Atlassian
12 21 (0.97%) CheckPoint
13 17 (0.78%) Citrix
13 17 (0.78%) Sitecore
14 16 (0.74%) IFS
14 16 (0.74%) NetApp
15 14 (0.65%) Adobe
15 14 (0.65%) EMC
16 13 (0.60%) EnterpriseDB
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £42 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Rockfield
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago