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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 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 1315 1445 1403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.15% 23.42% 26.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.71% 41.04% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1238 1269
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
3397 3521 3078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.21% 57.07% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2920 3013 2781
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 July 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 July 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 -2 395 £38,500 +2.66% 84
Gloucestershire -1 251 £40,000 +3.89% 35
Wiltshire -3 245 £35,000 - 52
Somerset +1 155 £35,000 - 37
Dorset 0 140 £35,000 - 31
Devon +1 83 £32,500 -9.72% 22
Cornwall +2 19 £31,500 -30.00% 5
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1015 (39.16%) .NET
2 999 (38.54%) SQL Server
3 953 (36.77%) C#
4 692 (26.70%) HTML
5 667 (25.73%) JavaScript
6 626 (24.15%) ASP.NET
7 622 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 594 (22.92%) Finance
9 588 (22.69%) Microsoft
10 564 (21.76%) Java
11 563 (21.72%) Oracle
12 558 (21.53%) CSS
13 521 (20.10%) Windows
14 476 (18.36%) MVC
15 429 (16.55%) T-SQL
16 397 (15.32%) XML
17 378 (14.58%) jQuery
18 360 (13.89%) Degree
19 350 (13.50%) Web Services
20 339 (13.08%) MS Excel
21 309 (11.92%) Software Engineering
22 308 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
23 287 (11.07%) OO
24 271 (10.46%) PL/SQL
25 261 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
26 257 (9.92%) Scrum
27 253 (9.76%) Linux
28 252 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
29 239 (9.22%) Visual Studio
29 239 (9.22%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 138 (5.32%) IIS
2 120 (4.63%) Tomcat
3 110 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 89 (3.43%) SAS
5 83 (3.20%) JBoss
6 79 (3.05%) Apache
7 71 (2.74%) WebSphere
8 69 (2.66%) WebLogic
9 60 (2.31%) MS Exchange
10 28 (1.08%) CMS
10 28 (1.08%) Lync
11 21 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
13 18 (0.69%) Node.js
13 18 (0.69%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.66%) ColdFusion
14 17 (0.66%) Confluence
14 17 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 339 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 145 (5.59%) MS Office
3 16 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.42%) SPSS
5 7 (0.27%) MS Project
6 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.077%) FastStats
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
3 25 (0.96%) Oracle Cash Management
4 22 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (0.81%) Temenos T24
6 17 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
6 17 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
7 16 (0.62%) Changepoint
8 15 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
11 11 (0.42%) SAP CRM
12 10 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (0.31%) Magento
14 7 (0.27%) Agresso
15 6 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
15 6 (0.23%) Oracle Manufacturing
15 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
16 5 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.89%) SaaS
4 17 (0.66%) Office 365
5 4 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.12%) IaaS
7 2 (0.077%) PaaS
8 1 (0.039%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.039%) Route 53
8 1 (0.039%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 84 (3.24%) Firewall
2 74 (2.85%) TCP/IP
3 55 (2.12%) DNS
4 52 (2.01%) SAN
4 52 (2.01%) WAN
5 42 (1.62%) LAN
6 40 (1.54%) Internet
7 39 (1.50%) DHCP
8 32 (1.23%) VPN
9 30 (1.16%) SMTP
10 29 (1.12%) HTTP
11 23 (0.89%) VLAN
12 22 (0.85%) VoIP
13 21 (0.81%) FTP
13 21 (0.81%) Network Security
14 20 (0.77%) LDAP
15 17 (0.66%) Wireless
16 16 (0.62%) SMPP
16 16 (0.62%) SSL
17 15 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 999 (38.54%) SQL Server
2 235 (9.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 233 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 216 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 211 (8.14%) MySQL
6 192 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 167 (6.44%) Relational Database
8 118 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 117 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 110 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 87 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 76 (2.93%) RDBMS
13 61 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 47 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
15 33 (1.27%) MongoDB
16 32 (1.23%) BusinessObjects XI
16 32 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
17 31 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
17 31 (1.20%) OLTP
18 30 (1.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 239 (9.22%) Visual Studio
2 156 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 129 (4.98%) Subversion
4 118 (4.55%) JUnit
5 115 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 108 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 99 (3.82%) Maven
8 86 (3.32%) Selenium
9 82 (3.16%) Jenkins
10 58 (2.24%) JIRA
11 47 (1.81%) Ant
12 46 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
13 39 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
14 38 (1.47%) WebDriver
15 36 (1.39%) Toad
16 33 (1.27%) Eclipse RCP
17 32 (1.23%) NUnit
18 31 (1.20%) Cucumber
19 25 (0.96%) TeamCity
20 24 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 594 (22.92%) Finance
2 188 (7.25%) Banking
3 124 (4.78%) Retail
4 87 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 70 (2.70%) Advertising
6 65 (2.51%) Marketing
7 49 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 41 (1.58%) Back Office
9 34 (1.31%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.20%) Law
11 25 (0.96%) French Language
12 21 (0.81%) Legal
12 21 (0.81%) Electronics
13 14 (0.54%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.50%) Publishing
15 10 (0.39%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.31%) Games
16 8 (0.31%) Automotive
17 7 (0.27%) Military
17 7 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1397 (53.90%) Developer
2 454 (17.52%) Analyst
3 414 (15.97%) .NET Developer
4 298 (11.50%) C# Developer
5 221 (8.53%) Software Developer
6 213 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 192 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 192 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 146 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 123 (4.75%) Support Analyst
10 122 (4.71%) SQL Developer
11 119 (4.59%) Junior
12 117 (4.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 109 (4.21%) Administrator
14 108 (4.17%) DBA
15 107 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
16 98 (3.78%) Applications Support
17 94 (3.63%) Web Developer
18 91 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 88 (3.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1015 (39.16%) .NET
2 692 (26.70%) HTML
3 626 (24.15%) ASP.NET
4 558 (21.53%) CSS
5 397 (15.32%) XML
6 378 (14.58%) jQuery
7 350 (13.50%) Web Services
8 252 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 239 (9.22%) .NET Framework
10 205 (7.91%) Spring
11 151 (5.83%) WCF
12 144 (5.56%) JSON
13 138 (5.32%) SOAP
14 135 (5.21%) Entity Framework
15 126 (4.86%) J2EE
16 125 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 116 (4.48%) HTML5
18 115 (4.44%) WPF
19 110 (4.24%) AngularJS
20 98 (3.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 261 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 72 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 70 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (2.31%) Client/Server
6 54 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 45 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 41 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 40 (1.54%) Visualisation
9 40 (1.54%) Statistics
10 36 (1.39%) Replication
10 36 (1.39%) Data Centre
11 34 (1.31%) Clustering
12 31 (1.20%) SWIFT
13 29 (1.12%) User Experience
14 24 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
15 23 (0.89%) AS400
16 18 (0.69%) Algorithms
17 17 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
18 13 (0.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 521 (20.10%) Windows
2 253 (9.76%) Linux
3 166 (6.40%) UNIX
4 98 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.08%) Android
8 26 (1.00%) CentOS
8 26 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 18 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 17 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.50%) Fedora
13 11 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.39%) Debian
15 9 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.19%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (18.36%) MVC
3 309 (11.92%) Software Engineering
4 308 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
5 287 (11.07%) OO
6 257 (9.92%) Scrum
7 220 (8.49%) SDLC
8 202 (7.79%) TDD
9 177 (6.83%) ITIL
10 145 (5.59%) OOP
11 137 (5.29%) Mentoring
12 127 (4.90%) Web Development
13 116 (4.48%) OOD
14 112 (4.32%) Unit Testing
15 109 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
16 107 (4.13%) ETL
17 93 (3.59%) Data Modelling
17 93 (3.59%) Migration
18 84 (3.24%) Data Analysis
19 80 (3.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 953 (36.77%) C#
2 667 (25.73%) JavaScript
3 564 (21.76%) Java
4 429 (16.55%) T-SQL
5 271 (10.46%) PL/SQL
6 197 (7.60%) VB.NET
7 172 (6.64%) PHP
8 162 (6.25%) C++
9 104 (4.01%) VB
10 79 (3.05%) C
11 72 (2.78%) VBA
12 66 (2.55%) Python
13 51 (1.97%) Perl
14 50 (1.93%) Ruby
14 50 (1.93%) PowerShell
15 43 (1.66%) Bash Shell
16 39 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 32 (1.23%) VBScript
18 26 (1.00%) VB6
19 22 (0.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 360 (13.89%) Degree
2 128 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 101 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 54 (2.08%) ISEB
6 32 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 30 (1.16%) MCSD
8 24 (0.93%) MCP
9 22 (0.85%) MCSE
10 21 (0.81%) ISTQB
11 20 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (0.66%) MCSA
14 14 (0.54%) MCPD
15 13 (0.50%) MCITP
16 12 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (0.42%) CCA
17 11 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
18 10 (0.39%) CCNA
18 10 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.94%) QA
2 52 (2.01%) SLA
3 17 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.31%) HL7
5 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.27%) WCAG
6 6 (0.23%) Basel II
6 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.12%) COREP
9 2 (0.077%) BS7799
10 1 (0.039%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 142 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 92 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.70%) vSphere
4 34 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.58%) XenApp
7 13 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.35%) Snort
11 8 (0.31%) Postfix
11 8 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.27%) XenServer
13 6 (0.23%) Samba
13 6 (0.23%) iptables
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
15 3 (0.12%) Firmware
16 2 (0.077%) Docker
17 1 (0.039%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 67 (2.58%) SCCM
2 55 (2.12%) Puppet
3 52 (2.01%) SCOM
4 16 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 16 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (0.58%) SCVMM
5 15 (0.58%) Data Guard
6 11 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 9 (0.35%) Vagrant
8 9 (0.35%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.23%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.19%) vMotion
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle Flashback
12 4 (0.15%) Salt
12 4 (0.15%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.12%) Nagios
13 3 (0.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 588 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 563 (21.72%) Oracle
3 143 (5.52%) VMware
4 142 (5.48%) Business Objects
5 89 (3.43%) IBM
6 69 (2.66%) SAP
7 51 (1.97%) Citrix
8 50 (1.93%) Cisco
9 37 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 33 (1.27%) Sybase
11 32 (1.23%) Google
12 21 (0.81%) Green Hat
13 20 (0.77%) TIBCO
14 18 (0.69%) Xamarin
15 16 (0.62%) Cognos
16 14 (0.54%) HP
17 13 (0.50%) Adobe
17 13 (0.50%) Veeam
18 11 (0.42%) Sage
18 11 (0.42%) Informatica
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £40721 - £52032 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Smartedge
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Somerset
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago