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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 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 1469 1285 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.93% 25.22% 22.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.78% 44.26% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1161 1156
Average salary £35,625 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
3434 2903 3063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.95% 56.98% 53.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2934 2593 2800
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 September 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 2 September 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 0 354 £37,500 +7.14% 92
Wiltshire +1 342 £36,000 - 53
Gloucestershire -1 235 £37,500 +7.14% 43
Dorset -1 227 £37,500 +7.14% 32
Somerset +1 189 £35,000 +7.69% 18
Devon -5 89 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Cornwall +10 15 £45,000 +50.00%
Avon 0 1 £25,000 -33.33%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 997 (35.65%) SQL Server
2 965 (34.50%) .NET
3 884 (31.61%) C#
4 728 (26.03%) HTML
5 711 (25.42%) JavaScript
6 690 (24.67%) ASP.NET
7 659 (23.56%) Java
8 631 (22.56%) Oracle
9 545 (19.49%) Microsoft
10 541 (19.34%) CSS
11 511 (18.27%) Windows
12 495 (17.70%) XML
13 492 (17.59%) Finance
14 463 (16.55%) Degree
15 357 (12.76%) T-SQL
16 353 (12.62%) MS Excel
17 349 (12.48%) MVC
18 346 (12.37%) jQuery
19 345 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
20 336 (12.01%) Software Engineering
21 324 (11.58%) Web Services
22 297 (10.62%) OO
23 291 (10.40%) Spring
24 286 (10.23%) Linux
25 268 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
26 250 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 249 (8.90%) Computer Science
28 243 (8.69%) Relational Database
29 239 (8.54%) Scrum
29 239 (8.54%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 145 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 129 (4.61%) IIS
3 126 (4.50%) WebLogic
4 99 (3.54%) Apache
5 75 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 67 (2.40%) SAS
7 54 (1.93%) Tomcat
8 53 (1.89%) MS Exchange
9 42 (1.50%) CMS
10 35 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 28 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
12 22 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
14 18 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (0.61%) NServiceBus
16 15 (0.54%) IBM Notes
17 14 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
17 14 (0.50%) Umbraco
18 13 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
19 12 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 353 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 160 (5.72%) MS Office
3 18 (0.64%) SPSS
4 11 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.36%) MS Project
5 10 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.14%) InDesign
8 2 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.072%) FastStats
9 1 (0.036%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 51 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
4 25 (0.89%) Magento
5 22 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
6 20 (0.72%) Shopify
7 18 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
7 18 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
7 18 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 18 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
8 17 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
9 15 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
10 14 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
11 12 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 12 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
12 11 (0.39%) Visualfiles
13 10 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
14 8 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
14 8 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 8 (0.29%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.79%) SaaS
2 19 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.21%) Force.com
5 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.14%) Office 365
6 4 (0.14%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.11%) PaaS
8 2 (0.072%) Heroku
8 2 (0.072%) IaaS
9 1 (0.036%) Pure360
9 1 (0.036%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.40%) SAN
2 69 (2.47%) Firewall
3 52 (1.86%) VoIP
4 51 (1.82%) Internet
5 47 (1.68%) HTTP
6 41 (1.47%) DHCP
7 37 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 36 (1.29%) Network Security
9 35 (1.25%) DNS
10 34 (1.22%) FTP
11 33 (1.18%) LAN
12 32 (1.14%) WAN
13 30 (1.07%) Intranet
14 25 (0.89%) SMTP
15 22 (0.79%) VPN
16 19 (0.68%) PBX
17 15 (0.54%) LDAP
18 13 (0.46%) SSL
18 13 (0.46%) Wireshark
19 10 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 997 (35.65%) SQL Server
2 250 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 243 (8.69%) Relational Database
4 239 (8.54%) MySQL
5 212 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 211 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 157 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
8 129 (4.61%) RDBMS
9 116 (4.15%) Oracle Database
10 107 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 106 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 69 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
13 66 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
14 63 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
15 62 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
16 61 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
17 47 (1.68%) MS Access
18 35 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 31 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
20 30 (1.07%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 186 (6.65%) Visual Studio
2 143 (5.11%) JUnit
3 135 (4.83%) Eclipse
4 111 (3.97%) Subversion
5 110 (3.93%) Selenium
6 88 (3.15%) Maven
7 87 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 83 (2.97%) Ant
9 77 (2.75%) Git (software)
10 56 (2.00%) Jenkins
11 51 (1.82%) NetBeans
12 48 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
13 39 (1.39%) Hudson
14 36 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
15 35 (1.25%) NUnit
15 35 (1.25%) JMeter
16 31 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
17 27 (0.97%) SpecFlow
18 24 (0.86%) Cucumber
19 23 (0.82%) FitNesse
General
1 492 (17.59%) Finance
2 173 (6.19%) Banking
3 119 (4.25%) Telecoms
4 117 (4.18%) Marketing
5 79 (2.82%) Retail
6 59 (2.11%) Advertising
7 54 (1.93%) French Language
8 53 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.25%) Legal
10 18 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 17 (0.61%) Back Office
12 16 (0.57%) Automotive
12 16 (0.57%) General Ledger
13 15 (0.54%) Electronics
14 14 (0.50%) Games
15 11 (0.39%) Military
16 10 (0.36%) Law
16 10 (0.36%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.29%) Billing
18 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1393 (49.80%) Developer
2 474 (16.95%) Analyst
3 405 (14.48%) .NET Developer
4 288 (10.30%) C# Developer
5 264 (9.44%) Senior Developer
6 229 (8.19%) Java Developer
7 200 (7.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 189 (6.76%) Software Developer
9 164 (5.86%) Support Analyst
10 159 (5.68%) Applications Support
11 145 (5.18%) Software Engineer
12 141 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
13 130 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 122 (4.36%) Web Developer
15 114 (4.08%) DBA
16 112 (4.00%) Support Engineer
17 103 (3.68%) Junior
18 101 (3.61%) SQL Developer
19 93 (3.32%) Consultant
20 86 (3.07%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 965 (34.50%) .NET
2 728 (26.03%) HTML
3 690 (24.67%) ASP.NET
4 541 (19.34%) CSS
5 495 (17.70%) XML
6 346 (12.37%) jQuery
7 324 (11.58%) Web Services
8 291 (10.40%) Spring
9 202 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 178 (6.36%) J2EE
11 169 (6.04%) .NET Framework
12 152 (5.43%) SOAP
13 144 (5.15%) HTML5
14 140 (5.01%) WCF
15 135 (4.83%) Hibernate
16 117 (4.18%) JSON
17 92 (3.29%) REST
18 91 (3.25%) Ajax
19 81 (2.90%) Java EE
20 78 (2.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 249 (8.90%) Computer Science
2 133 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 100 (3.58%) Client/Server
4 71 (2.54%) Mathematics
5 70 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 69 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 60 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 57 (2.04%) Replication
9 39 (1.39%) iPhone
10 35 (1.25%) SWIFT
11 34 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
12 32 (1.14%) Open Source
13 31 (1.11%) Statistics
14 29 (1.04%) PKI
15 27 (0.97%) AS400
16 25 (0.89%) Data Extraction
17 24 (0.86%) Digital Media
18 22 (0.79%) Visualisation
18 22 (0.79%) Clustering
19 15 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 511 (18.27%) Windows
2 286 (10.23%) Linux
3 165 (5.90%) UNIX
4 114 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (3.61%) Android
6 81 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 68 (2.43%) Apple iOS
8 48 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 28 (1.00%) Solaris
11 26 (0.93%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.61%) CentOS
14 17 (0.61%) AIX
14 17 (0.61%) HPUX
15 15 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
15 15 (0.54%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.43%) Fedora
17 7 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (12.48%) MVC
2 345 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (12.01%) Software Engineering
4 297 (10.62%) OO
5 268 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
6 239 (8.54%) Scrum
7 222 (7.94%) ITIL
8 204 (7.29%) Unit Testing
9 141 (5.04%) Web Development
10 120 (4.29%) TDD
11 114 (4.08%) ETL
12 99 (3.54%) UML
13 96 (3.43%) OOD
13 96 (3.43%) Time Management
14 89 (3.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 89 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
14 89 (3.18%) Mentoring
15 88 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
16 83 (2.97%) Line Management
17 82 (2.93%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 884 (31.61%) C#
2 711 (25.42%) JavaScript
3 659 (23.56%) Java
4 357 (12.76%) T-SQL
5 210 (7.51%) PHP
6 189 (6.76%) C++
7 178 (6.36%) VB.NET
8 172 (6.15%) PL/SQL
9 132 (4.72%) VB
10 122 (4.36%) C
11 89 (3.18%) Python
12 82 (2.93%) VBA
13 75 (2.68%) Perl
14 62 (2.22%) Shell Script
15 55 (1.97%) PowerShell
16 54 (1.93%) PHP5
17 50 (1.79%) VBScript
18 45 (1.61%) Ruby
19 36 (1.29%) Objective-C
20 31 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 463 (16.55%) Degree
2 155 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 83 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 70 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 66 (2.36%) ISEB
6 57 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 30 (1.07%) HND
8 24 (0.86%) MCSE
9 22 (0.79%) MCP
9 22 (0.79%) ISTQB
10 20 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (0.64%) CCNA
13 16 (0.57%) MCTS
14 11 (0.39%) MCSD
14 11 (0.39%) PhD
15 10 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.29%) MCSA
16 8 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (4.76%) QA
2 106 (3.79%) SLA
3 6 (0.21%) COBIT
4 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.11%) GAMP
6 3 (0.11%) Basel II
7 2 (0.072%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.072%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.072%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.036%) WCAG
System Software
1 139 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 120 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 26 (0.93%) vSphere
5 21 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 17 (0.61%) Terminal Services
8 15 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.29%) Samba
10 5 (0.18%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.18%) XenApp
10 5 (0.18%) XenServer
11 4 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.11%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.072%) NFS
13 2 (0.072%) Snort
14 1 (0.036%) Nmap
14 1 (0.036%) Postfix
14 1 (0.036%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 26 (0.93%) SCCM
3 17 (0.61%) Nagios
3 17 (0.61%) NetBackup
4 16 (0.57%) Data Guard
5 15 (0.54%) WSUS
6 11 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
6 11 (0.39%) OPNET
6 11 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 11 (0.39%) OpenView
7 7 (0.25%) WMI
8 5 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.18%) Puppet
9 4 (0.14%) MOM
9 4 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.14%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.11%) SCOM
10 3 (0.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 631 (22.56%) Oracle
2 545 (19.49%) Microsoft
3 195 (6.97%) VMware
4 98 (3.50%) JBoss
5 91 (3.25%) IBM
6 75 (2.68%) Cisco
7 74 (2.65%) Citrix
8 65 (2.32%) HP
9 52 (1.86%) Zend
10 49 (1.75%) Business Objects
11 47 (1.68%) Informatica
12 44 (1.57%) Google
13 42 (1.50%) Red Hat
14 40 (1.43%) Cognos
15 39 (1.39%) NetApp
16 36 (1.29%) SAP
17 30 (1.07%) Tableau
18 28 (1.00%) BT
19 23 (0.82%) Teradata
20 22 (0.79%) Symantec
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 25,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, On Call, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 Per Annum Negotiable, plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 42000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (dependant on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday