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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1355 1553 1408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 21.41% 26.22% 24.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.70% 45.25% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1201 1364 1285
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
3501 3432 3308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.33% 57.93% 58.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 3053 2978
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -1 412 £35,000 -6.66% 74
Gloucestershire -1 267 £43,750 +25.00% 34
Wiltshire -2 235 £37,750 +15.26% 32
Dorset -1 228 £35,000 -2.77% 31
Somerset -4 101 £35,000 -4.10% 30
Devon -12 66 £30,000 -0.82% 9
Cornwall +1 6 £35,000 +59.09% 3
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1068 (38.27%) SQL Server
2 952 (34.11%) .NET
3 842 (30.17%) C#
4 745 (26.69%) JavaScript
5 732 (26.23%) HTML
6 727 (26.05%) Oracle
7 642 (23.00%) ASP.NET
8 640 (22.93%) Microsoft
9 623 (22.32%) CSS
10 584 (20.92%) Java
11 567 (20.32%) Windows
12 535 (19.17%) Finance
13 480 (17.20%) XML
13 480 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
14 418 (14.98%) MVC
15 400 (14.33%) T-SQL
16 381 (13.65%) MS Excel
17 370 (13.26%) Degree
18 330 (11.82%) jQuery
19 324 (11.61%) Linux
20 312 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
21 290 (10.39%) Software Engineering
22 274 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 273 (9.78%) ITIL
24 270 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
25 269 (9.64%) Web Services
26 247 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 237 (8.49%) Relational Database
28 228 (8.17%) VB.NET
29 221 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 172 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 141 (5.05%) IIS
3 91 (3.26%) WebLogic
4 84 (3.01%) JBoss
5 83 (2.97%) Apache
6 72 (2.58%) Tomcat
6 72 (2.58%) WebSphere
7 69 (2.47%) MS Exchange
8 57 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 50 (1.79%) CMS
10 40 (1.43%) SAS
11 33 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (1.15%) NetWeaver
13 24 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
13 24 (0.86%) WordPress
14 21 (0.75%) NServiceBus
15 20 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
16 19 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
17 18 (0.64%) Joomla!
17 18 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 381 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 186 (6.66%) MS Office
3 11 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.21%) MS Project
6 6 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
6 6 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.18%) FastStats
8 4 (0.14%) SPSS
9 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.036%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.036%) Revit
Business Applications
1 46 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 37 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
3 35 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 32 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
5 22 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
7 17 (0.61%) SAP SD
8 16 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
9 15 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
9 15 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 13 (0.47%) SAP Business One
11 10 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
12 9 (0.32%) Magento
12 9 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
13 8 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
13 8 (0.29%) SAP ERP
13 8 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
13 8 (0.29%) SAP CRM
14 7 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.58%) SaaS
2 27 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.21%) Force.com
6 4 (0.14%) Office 365
7 2 (0.072%) Heroku
7 2 (0.072%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.036%) PaaS
8 1 (0.036%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 117 (4.19%) Firewall
2 83 (2.97%) SAN
3 72 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 62 (2.22%) DNS
5 60 (2.15%) FTP
6 55 (1.97%) DHCP
7 47 (1.68%) VPN
8 40 (1.43%) LDAP
9 37 (1.33%) HTTP
9 37 (1.33%) Internet
10 31 (1.11%) WAN
11 29 (1.04%) SMTP
12 28 (1.00%) SSL
13 27 (0.97%) LAN
14 20 (0.72%) Telnet
15 19 (0.68%) PBX
15 19 (0.68%) Network Security
16 18 (0.64%) Wireshark
16 18 (0.64%) VoIP
17 17 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1068 (38.27%) SQL Server
2 274 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 247 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 237 (8.49%) Relational Database
5 214 (7.67%) MySQL
6 210 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 159 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
8 119 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 118 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 110 (3.94%) RDBMS
11 106 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 76 (2.72%) Oracle BI EE
13 73 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
13 73 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
14 52 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 40 (1.43%) MS Access
16 38 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
17 36 (1.29%) NoSQL
18 33 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 32 (1.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 200 (7.17%) Visual Studio
2 135 (4.84%) JUnit
3 118 (4.23%) Eclipse
4 103 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 78 (2.79%) Subversion
6 77 (2.76%) Git (software)
7 75 (2.69%) Maven
8 66 (2.36%) Jenkins
9 60 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
10 59 (2.11%) Selenium
11 51 (1.83%) NUnit
12 45 (1.61%) Ant
13 42 (1.50%) JIRA
14 36 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
15 34 (1.22%) SpecFlow
16 33 (1.18%) Eclipse RCP
17 29 (1.04%) Cucumber
18 23 (0.82%) NetBeans
19 22 (0.79%) JDeveloper
20 20 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 535 (19.17%) Finance
2 177 (6.34%) Banking
3 95 (3.40%) Advertising
4 83 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 76 (2.72%) Retail
6 71 (2.54%) Marketing
7 40 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 39 (1.40%) Aerospace
9 35 (1.25%) Legal
10 33 (1.18%) French Language
11 23 (0.82%) General Ledger
12 18 (0.64%) Electronics
13 17 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 16 (0.57%) Games
14 16 (0.57%) Automotive
14 16 (0.57%) Law
15 14 (0.50%) Back Office
16 10 (0.36%) Military
17 6 (0.21%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1372 (49.16%) Developer
2 496 (17.77%) Analyst
3 354 (12.68%) .NET Developer
4 255 (9.14%) C# Developer
5 241 (8.63%) Java Developer
6 215 (7.70%) Senior Developer
7 172 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 168 (6.02%) Applications Support
9 165 (5.91%) Support Analyst
10 164 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 146 (5.23%) DBA
12 144 (5.16%) Software Engineer
13 137 (4.91%) Support Engineer
14 128 (4.59%) SQL Developer
15 123 (4.41%) Web Developer
16 113 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
17 112 (4.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 102 (3.65%) Consultant
19 101 (3.62%) Junior
20 97 (3.48%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 952 (34.11%) .NET
2 732 (26.23%) HTML
3 642 (23.00%) ASP.NET
4 623 (22.32%) CSS
5 480 (17.20%) XML
6 330 (11.82%) jQuery
7 269 (9.64%) Web Services
8 221 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 213 (7.63%) .NET Framework
10 209 (7.49%) Spring
11 155 (5.55%) J2EE
12 151 (5.41%) WCF
13 129 (4.62%) Ajax
14 128 (4.59%) HTML5
15 125 (4.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 123 (4.41%) SOAP
17 117 (4.19%) JSON
18 99 (3.55%) JSP
19 94 (3.37%) Hibernate
20 92 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 270 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 78 (2.79%) Mobile App
4 73 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 68 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 63 (2.26%) Mathematics
7 58 (2.08%) N-Tier
8 56 (2.01%) Replication
9 51 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (1.50%) Clustering
11 32 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 26 (0.93%) Statistics
13 23 (0.82%) AS400
14 21 (0.75%) Visualisation
14 21 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
14 21 (0.75%) SWIFT
15 18 (0.64%) Open Source
15 18 (0.64%) PKI
16 17 (0.61%) Physics
17 13 (0.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 567 (20.32%) Windows
2 324 (11.61%) Linux
3 188 (6.74%) UNIX
4 105 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (1.76%) Android
8 40 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 29 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 24 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 21 (0.75%) AIX
12 20 (0.72%) Windows XP
13 19 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 18 (0.64%) Solaris
15 16 (0.57%) Debian
16 13 (0.47%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.39%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.39%) CentOS
18 8 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (14.98%) MVC
3 312 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
4 290 (10.39%) Software Engineering
5 273 (9.78%) ITIL
6 217 (7.77%) Scrum
7 204 (7.31%) OO
8 170 (6.09%) ETL
9 162 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
10 146 (5.23%) TDD
11 144 (5.16%) Unit Testing
12 115 (4.12%) Project Management
13 98 (3.51%) CRM
14 97 (3.48%) Mentoring
15 95 (3.40%) Web Development
16 94 (3.37%) Problem Management
17 89 (3.19%) Change Management
18 85 (3.05%) Data Analysis
19 82 (2.94%) OOD
20 78 (2.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 842 (30.17%) C#
2 745 (26.69%) JavaScript
3 584 (20.92%) Java
4 400 (14.33%) T-SQL
5 228 (8.17%) VB.NET
6 206 (7.38%) PL/SQL
7 162 (5.80%) PHP
8 140 (5.02%) C++
9 122 (4.37%) VB
10 94 (3.37%) VBA
11 93 (3.33%) Perl
12 89 (3.19%) PowerShell
13 78 (2.79%) Python
14 58 (2.08%) C
15 51 (1.83%) VBScript
15 51 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 49 (1.76%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.25%) Ruby
18 34 (1.22%) PHP5
19 32 (1.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 370 (13.26%) Degree
2 183 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 105 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 96 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 80 (2.87%) ISEB
6 56 (2.01%) DV Cleared
7 37 (1.33%) MCP
8 29 (1.04%) MCSE
9 25 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 24 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (0.79%) MCSD
12 16 (0.57%) CCNA
12 16 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (0.50%) MCSA
13 14 (0.50%) PhD
14 11 (0.39%) MCPD
15 9 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.29%) HND
17 7 (0.25%) PMI Certification
17 7 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (3.73%) QA
2 101 (3.62%) SLA
3 9 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.29%) COBIT
5 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.072%) Basel II
System Software
1 161 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 124 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (0.54%) XenApp
5 15 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (0.50%) Terminal Services
6 14 (0.50%) vSphere
7 11 (0.39%) Snort
8 10 (0.36%) Samba
9 7 (0.25%) XenServer
10 6 (0.21%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.21%) Postfix
10 6 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.18%) Firmware
12 3 (0.11%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.11%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.11%) Kerio MailServer
13 2 (0.072%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 65 (2.33%) SCCM
2 33 (1.18%) SCOM
3 27 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 16 (0.57%) Data Guard
5 15 (0.54%) Nagios
6 13 (0.47%) WSUS
7 10 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (0.36%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.29%) OpenView
8 8 (0.29%) Puppet
9 7 (0.25%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.21%) MOM
10 6 (0.21%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.18%) Unicenter
12 4 (0.14%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.14%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
12 4 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 727 (26.05%) Oracle
2 640 (22.93%) Microsoft
3 210 (7.52%) VMware
4 119 (4.26%) IBM
5 80 (2.87%) SAP
6 64 (2.29%) Citrix
7 60 (2.15%) Cisco
8 52 (1.86%) Informatica
9 47 (1.68%) Business Objects
10 32 (1.15%) Google
11 28 (1.00%) Teradata
11 28 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 27 (0.97%) Cognos
13 24 (0.86%) HP
14 21 (0.75%) Hyperion
14 21 (0.75%) Zend
15 18 (0.64%) NetApp
16 17 (0.61%) CheckPoint
17 15 (0.54%) Juniper
18 14 (0.50%) Adobe
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Holiday, Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
LA International
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago