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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1248 1448 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.90% 27.07% 24.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.72% 47.00% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1280 1182
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 3081 3172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.42% 57.60% 58.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2920 2748 2832
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,110 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -4 347 £36,500 -2.66% 84
Dorset -3 259 £36,500 +4.28% 44
Gloucestershire 0 236 £35,000 - 64
Wiltshire -5 216 £38,000 +11.76% 31
Somerset -8 78 £35,000 -2.77% 36
Devon -10 52 £28,500 -9.52% 15
Cornwall +4 15 £35,000 +19.65%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1102 (42.13%) SQL Server
2 1038 (39.68%) .NET
3 936 (35.78%) C#
4 763 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 750 (28.67%) HTML
6 685 (26.19%) ASP.NET
7 679 (25.96%) Microsoft
8 629 (24.04%) Oracle
9 624 (23.85%) CSS
10 551 (21.06%) Windows
11 527 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
12 526 (20.11%) Finance
13 505 (19.30%) MVC
14 494 (18.88%) Java
15 415 (15.86%) T-SQL
16 391 (14.95%) jQuery
17 375 (14.33%) MS Excel
18 358 (13.69%) Degree
19 357 (13.65%) XML
20 326 (12.46%) Software Engineering
21 289 (11.05%) Web Services
22 283 (10.82%) Linux
23 278 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
24 277 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
25 275 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
26 259 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 246 (9.40%) ITIL
28 236 (9.02%) VB.NET
29 232 (8.87%) .NET Framework
30 231 (8.83%) Visual Studio

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 164 (6.27%) IIS
2 163 (6.23%) SharePoint
3 82 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 81 (3.10%) WebLogic
5 78 (2.98%) Apache
6 77 (2.94%) JBoss
6 77 (2.94%) MS Exchange
7 65 (2.48%) WebSphere
8 57 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 44 (1.68%) CMS
10 42 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 35 (1.34%) SAS
12 29 (1.11%) WordPress
13 27 (1.03%) NetWeaver
13 27 (1.03%) NServiceBus
14 26 (0.99%) Lync
15 24 (0.92%) Joomla!
16 22 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 375 (14.33%) MS Excel
2 197 (7.53%) MS Office
3 14 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.34%) SPSS
7 8 (0.31%) FastStats
8 6 (0.23%) MS Project
9 3 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.038%) Revit
10 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 45 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 33 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
4 24 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
4 24 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.69%) SAP Business One
6 16 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.57%) SAP SD
8 14 (0.54%) Magento
8 14 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 8 (0.31%) Changepoint
11 6 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
11 6 (0.23%) Agresso
11 6 (0.23%) Summit
12 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.41%) SaaS
2 35 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.54%) Office 365
4 9 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.076%) IaaS
7 1 (0.038%) Trello
7 1 (0.038%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.82%) Firewall
2 80 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 73 (2.79%) DNS
4 54 (2.06%) VPN
4 54 (2.06%) WAN
5 53 (2.03%) SAN
6 52 (1.99%) DHCP
7 44 (1.68%) FTP
8 43 (1.64%) HTTP
9 39 (1.49%) LDAP
10 37 (1.41%) LAN
11 33 (1.26%) Internet
11 33 (1.26%) Network Security
12 30 (1.15%) SSL
13 28 (1.07%) VLAN
14 23 (0.88%) Telnet
15 19 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (0.73%) MPLS
16 17 (0.65%) VoIP
17 16 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1102 (42.13%) SQL Server
2 259 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 230 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 215 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 214 (8.18%) MySQL
6 163 (6.23%) Relational Database
7 139 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
8 114 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 110 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 93 (3.56%) Oracle Database
11 88 (3.36%) RDBMS
12 84 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 61 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
14 41 (1.57%) NoSQL
14 41 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
15 36 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 32 (1.22%) Big Data
17 31 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
18 26 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
18 26 (0.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 231 (8.83%) Visual Studio
2 112 (4.28%) JUnit
3 95 (3.63%) Subversion
4 93 (3.56%) Eclipse
4 93 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 71 (2.71%) Git (software)
6 69 (2.64%) Jenkins
7 67 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
8 65 (2.48%) NUnit
9 58 (2.22%) Maven
10 55 (2.10%) Selenium
11 54 (2.06%) JIRA
12 34 (1.30%) SpecFlow
13 29 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
14 26 (0.99%) Eclipse RCP
15 25 (0.96%) Cucumber
16 24 (0.92%) Ant
17 23 (0.88%) JDeveloper
18 22 (0.84%) TeamCity
19 20 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 526 (20.11%) Finance
2 142 (5.43%) Banking
3 91 (3.48%) Retail
4 83 (3.17%) Advertising
5 71 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 66 (2.52%) Marketing
7 43 (1.64%) Legal
8 36 (1.38%) Aerospace
9 30 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.07%) Law
11 26 (0.99%) French Language
12 19 (0.73%) Electronics
13 18 (0.69%) General Ledger
14 16 (0.61%) Games
15 12 (0.46%) Back Office
16 10 (0.38%) Automotive
17 8 (0.31%) Military
18 7 (0.27%) Billing
18 7 (0.27%) Investment Banking
19 6 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1349 (51.57%) Developer
2 455 (17.39%) Analyst
3 338 (12.92%) .NET Developer
4 246 (9.40%) C# Developer
5 200 (7.65%) Java Developer
6 181 (6.92%) Senior Developer
7 180 (6.88%) Software Developer
8 155 (5.93%) Software Engineer
9 150 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 141 (5.39%) Applications Support
11 136 (5.20%) Support Analyst
12 128 (4.89%) Web Developer
13 124 (4.74%) DBA
14 113 (4.32%) SQL Developer
15 108 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 105 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
17 102 (3.90%) Junior
18 95 (3.63%) SQL DBA
19 90 (3.44%) Consultant
19 90 (3.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1038 (39.68%) .NET
2 750 (28.67%) HTML
3 685 (26.19%) ASP.NET
4 624 (23.85%) CSS
5 391 (14.95%) jQuery
6 357 (13.65%) XML
7 289 (11.05%) Web Services
8 278 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 232 (8.87%) .NET Framework
10 167 (6.38%) WCF
11 163 (6.23%) Spring
12 151 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 142 (5.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 130 (4.97%) J2EE
15 125 (4.78%) Ajax
16 122 (4.66%) AngularJS
17 121 (4.63%) HTML5
18 105 (4.01%) SOAP
19 101 (3.86%) WPF
20 98 (3.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 277 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 64 (2.45%) Management Information System
4 63 (2.41%) Client/Server
5 57 (2.18%) Mathematics
6 49 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 45 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 36 (1.38%) Open Source
9 36 (1.38%) Clustering
10 34 (1.30%) Replication
11 29 (1.11%) Visualisation
12 21 (0.80%) Statistics
13 18 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
14 15 (0.57%) SWIFT
15 14 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
16 13 (0.50%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.50%) Physics
17 11 (0.42%) Data Integration
18 10 (0.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 551 (21.06%) Windows
2 283 (10.82%) Linux
3 138 (5.28%) UNIX
4 98 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 32 (1.22%) Android
8 27 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 20 (0.76%) CentOS
10 19 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (0.65%) Debian
11 17 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.54%) AIX
13 12 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.42%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.38%) Solaris
16 8 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (19.30%) MVC
3 326 (12.46%) Software Engineering
4 275 (10.51%) Business Intelligence
5 246 (9.40%) ITIL
6 214 (8.18%) OO
7 211 (8.07%) Scrum
8 173 (6.61%) TDD
9 154 (5.89%) ETL
10 146 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
11 123 (4.70%) Web Development
12 118 (4.51%) Project Management
13 113 (4.32%) Mentoring
14 99 (3.78%) CRM
14 99 (3.78%) Unit Testing
15 92 (3.52%) OOD
16 89 (3.40%) Data Analysis
17 82 (3.13%) Migration
18 80 (3.06%) E-Commerce
19 79 (3.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 936 (35.78%) C#
2 763 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 494 (18.88%) Java
4 415 (15.86%) T-SQL
5 236 (9.02%) VB.NET
6 213 (8.14%) PL/SQL
7 179 (6.84%) PHP
8 167 (6.38%) C++
9 121 (4.63%) VB
10 106 (4.05%) PowerShell
11 89 (3.40%) Python
12 85 (3.25%) VBA
13 79 (3.02%) Perl
14 57 (2.18%) Bash Shell
15 44 (1.68%) C
16 37 (1.41%) Ruby
17 36 (1.38%) VBScript
18 27 (1.03%) ABAP
18 27 (1.03%) VB6
19 23 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 358 (13.69%) Degree
2 197 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 121 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 115 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 69 (2.64%) ISEB
6 53 (2.03%) VCP4
7 44 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 38 (1.45%) MCSE
9 35 (1.34%) MCP
10 33 (1.26%) MCSD
11 28 (1.07%) ISTQB
12 26 (0.99%) MCSA
13 19 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (0.65%) MCPD
15 16 (0.61%) CCNA
15 16 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.54%) MCITP
18 12 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 10 (0.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.67%) QA
2 77 (2.94%) SLA
3 8 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.19%) COBIT
6 2 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.076%) Basel II
6 2 (0.076%) HL7
7 1 (0.038%) WCAG
System Software
1 173 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 101 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 26 (0.99%) XenApp
5 24 (0.92%) vSphere
6 14 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 14 (0.54%) Snort
7 10 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 10 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.31%) XenServer
8 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (0.27%) Postfix
10 6 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.23%) Samba
11 4 (0.15%) Firmware
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.11%) Kerio MailServer
13 2 (0.076%) NFS
13 2 (0.076%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 82 (3.13%) SCCM
2 50 (1.91%) SCOM
3 20 (0.76%) Puppet
4 17 (0.65%) SCVMM
5 13 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (0.42%) Nagios
7 10 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (0.34%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.27%) OpenView
9 7 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.23%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.23%) Salt
10 6 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.19%) Unicenter
12 4 (0.15%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.15%) WSUS
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
13 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.11%) Netcool
13 3 (0.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 679 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 629 (24.04%) Oracle
3 172 (6.57%) VMware
4 93 (3.56%) IBM
5 82 (3.13%) SAP
6 71 (2.71%) Business Objects
7 64 (2.45%) Cisco
8 61 (2.33%) Citrix
9 36 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 28 (1.07%) Informatica
11 25 (0.96%) Teradata
12 19 (0.73%) Google
13 18 (0.69%) Zend
14 15 (0.57%) HP
15 14 (0.54%) Sybase
15 14 (0.54%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.50%) TIBCO
16 13 (0.50%) Cognos
17 12 (0.46%) Symantec
18 11 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Capita
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: DOE + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE - AMS
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday