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

Location
3 months to
28 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 1318 1486 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.50% 24.25% 26.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.04% 42.34% 45.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1270 1262
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
3376 3510 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.62% 57.28% 58.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2915 3014 2744
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
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 28 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 28 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 -1 380 £37,500 - 95
Wiltshire -2 274 £35,000 - 40
Gloucestershire -1 219 £40,000 +3.89% 40
Dorset +1 164 £35,000 - 48
Somerset 0 154 £35,000 - 35
Devon -2 80 £35,000 -2.77% 19
Cornwall +2 25 £32,500 -27.77% 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 986 (38.58%) .NET
2 934 (36.54%) SQL Server
3 916 (35.84%) C#
4 682 (26.68%) HTML
5 623 (24.37%) JavaScript
6 612 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
7 577 (22.57%) Finance
8 575 (22.50%) Java
9 568 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 557 (21.79%) Oracle
11 555 (21.71%) Microsoft
12 543 (21.24%) CSS
13 505 (19.76%) Windows
14 427 (16.71%) MVC
15 412 (16.12%) XML
16 384 (15.02%) T-SQL
17 377 (14.75%) Web Services
18 355 (13.89%) Degree
19 351 (13.73%) jQuery
20 319 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
21 315 (12.32%) MS Excel
22 289 (11.31%) OO
23 283 (11.07%) Software Engineering
24 271 (10.60%) PL/SQL
25 265 (10.37%) Scrum
26 258 (10.09%) Linux
27 244 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
28 241 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 236 (9.23%) Visual Studio
30 232 (9.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 117 (4.58%) Tomcat
2 114 (4.46%) IIS
3 99 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 91 (3.56%) SAS
5 78 (3.05%) JBoss
6 74 (2.90%) Apache
7 70 (2.74%) WebSphere
8 68 (2.66%) WebLogic
9 58 (2.27%) MS Exchange
10 39 (1.53%) CMS
11 28 (1.10%) Lync
12 27 (1.06%) Umbraco
13 21 (0.82%) Confluence
14 20 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
15 17 (0.67%) Node.js
15 17 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (0.63%) ColdFusion
16 16 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
17 15 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 315 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 116 (4.54%) MS Office
3 18 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.35%) SPSS
4 9 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.27%) MS Project
6 6 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.078%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 31 (1.21%) Oracle Cash Management
2 27 (1.06%) Temenos T24
3 26 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 17 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
7 15 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
7 15 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (0.43%) SAP CRM
10 11 (0.43%) Changepoint
11 7 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.23%) Oracle Manufacturing
12 6 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
13 5 (0.20%) Magento
13 5 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.86%) SaaS
4 12 (0.47%) Office 365
5 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.12%) IaaS
6 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.078%) GitHub
7 2 (0.078%) PaaS
8 1 (0.039%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.17%) Firewall
2 65 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 48 (1.88%) SAN
3 48 (1.88%) DNS
3 48 (1.88%) Internet
3 48 (1.88%) WAN
4 44 (1.72%) LAN
5 34 (1.33%) SMTP
5 34 (1.33%) DHCP
6 33 (1.29%) VPN
7 29 (1.13%) HTTP
8 26 (1.02%) VoIP
9 25 (0.98%) LDAP
10 21 (0.82%) FTP
10 21 (0.82%) SMPP
11 19 (0.74%) Network Security
12 17 (0.67%) Wireless
12 17 (0.67%) VLAN
13 15 (0.59%) WebEx
13 15 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 934 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 241 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 232 (9.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 219 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 218 (8.53%) MySQL
6 189 (7.39%) Relational Database
7 167 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 149 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
9 131 (5.13%) Oracle Database
10 114 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 108 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 76 (2.97%) RDBMS
13 72 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 71 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
15 43 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
15 43 (1.68%) MongoDB
16 40 (1.56%) OLTP
17 35 (1.37%) NoSQL
18 32 (1.25%) BusinessObjects XI
18 32 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 236 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 173 (6.77%) Git (software)
3 133 (5.20%) Subversion
4 122 (4.77%) Eclipse
5 118 (4.62%) JUnit
6 109 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 108 (4.23%) Maven
8 99 (3.87%) Selenium
9 94 (3.68%) Jenkins
10 56 (2.19%) JIRA
11 54 (2.11%) Ant
12 46 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
13 45 (1.76%) Toad
14 39 (1.53%) WebDriver
15 32 (1.25%) Cucumber
16 31 (1.21%) Eclipse RCP
17 29 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
17 29 (1.13%) Hudson
18 25 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 24 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 577 (22.57%) Finance
2 199 (7.79%) Banking
3 115 (4.50%) Retail
4 99 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 71 (2.78%) Advertising
6 66 (2.58%) Marketing
7 60 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 47 (1.84%) Back Office
9 43 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.37%) Law
11 25 (0.98%) Electronics
12 23 (0.90%) French Language
13 16 (0.63%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.51%) Publishing
15 12 (0.47%) Legal
16 10 (0.39%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.39%) Military
17 9 (0.35%) Automotive
18 8 (0.31%) General Ledger
18 8 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 1379 (53.95%) Developer
2 450 (17.61%) Analyst
3 413 (16.16%) .NET Developer
4 292 (11.42%) C# Developer
5 236 (9.23%) Software Developer
6 212 (8.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 189 (7.39%) Java Developer
8 183 (7.16%) Senior Developer
9 140 (5.48%) Software Engineer
10 125 (4.89%) Support Analyst
11 123 (4.81%) SQL Developer
12 120 (4.69%) Junior
13 110 (4.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 106 (4.15%) Applications Support
15 104 (4.07%) Administrator
16 100 (3.91%) DBA
16 100 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
17 95 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 91 (3.56%) Test Analyst
19 90 (3.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 986 (38.58%) .NET
2 682 (26.68%) HTML
3 568 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 543 (21.24%) CSS
5 412 (16.12%) XML
6 377 (14.75%) Web Services
7 351 (13.73%) jQuery
8 225 (8.80%) .NET Framework
9 217 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 208 (8.14%) Spring
11 144 (5.63%) WCF
12 143 (5.59%) SOAP
13 142 (5.56%) JSON
14 132 (5.16%) Entity Framework
15 126 (4.93%) HTML5
16 121 (4.73%) J2EE
17 110 (4.30%) WPF
18 99 (3.87%) Hibernate
19 98 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 97 (3.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 244 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 71 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 71 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (2.11%) Client/Server
5 52 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 45 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 43 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 42 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 42 (1.64%) Statistics
9 38 (1.49%) Data Centre
10 36 (1.41%) Clustering
11 35 (1.37%) User Experience
12 34 (1.33%) Replication
13 32 (1.25%) SWIFT
14 24 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
15 23 (0.90%) AS400
16 16 (0.63%) Data Integration
17 15 (0.59%) Algorithms
18 14 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 505 (19.76%) Windows
2 258 (10.09%) Linux
3 180 (7.04%) UNIX
4 88 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (1.41%) Android
8 30 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 24 (0.94%) CentOS
10 21 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 21 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
13 12 (0.47%) Fedora
13 12 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.35%) Debian
15 8 (0.31%) Solaris
16 6 (0.23%) zOS
16 6 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (16.71%) MVC
3 319 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
4 289 (11.31%) OO
5 283 (11.07%) Software Engineering
6 265 (10.37%) Scrum
7 213 (8.33%) TDD
8 199 (7.79%) SDLC
9 184 (7.20%) ITIL
10 156 (6.10%) OOP
11 135 (5.28%) Mentoring
12 125 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
13 116 (4.54%) ETL
14 115 (4.50%) Web Development
15 112 (4.38%) Unit Testing
16 101 (3.95%) OOD
17 93 (3.64%) Data Analysis
18 92 (3.60%) Data Modelling
18 92 (3.60%) Migration
19 87 (3.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 916 (35.84%) C#
2 623 (24.37%) JavaScript
3 575 (22.50%) Java
4 384 (15.02%) T-SQL
5 271 (10.60%) PL/SQL
6 194 (7.59%) VB.NET
7 163 (6.38%) PHP
8 155 (6.06%) C++
9 104 (4.07%) VB
10 91 (3.56%) C
11 67 (2.62%) VBA
12 61 (2.39%) Python
13 56 (2.19%) Perl
14 52 (2.03%) Ruby
15 49 (1.92%) PowerShell
16 47 (1.84%) Bash Shell
17 43 (1.68%) Shell Script
18 39 (1.53%) VBScript
19 23 (0.90%) VB6
20 22 (0.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 355 (13.89%) Degree
2 128 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 82 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.03%) ISEB
6 33 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 23 (0.90%) MCSD
8 22 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 19 (0.74%) MCP
9 19 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.47%) MCPD
12 12 (0.47%) MCSE
13 11 (0.43%) MCSA
14 10 (0.39%) MCITP
15 8 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.27%) CCNA
16 7 (0.27%) CCA
16 7 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (5.48%) QA
2 62 (2.43%) SLA
3 18 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.27%) WCAG
7 6 (0.23%) HL7
7 6 (0.23%) Basel II
8 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.12%) COREP
10 2 (0.078%) BS7799
System Software
1 114 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 86 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.56%) vSphere
4 28 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 10 (0.39%) Postfix
8 9 (0.35%) XenApp
8 9 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.31%) Snort
9 8 (0.31%) Samba
9 8 (0.31%) iptables
9 8 (0.31%) XenServer
9 8 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
10 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
11 6 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.16%) Firmware
13 2 (0.078%) Docker
Systems Management
1 57 (2.23%) Puppet
2 53 (2.07%) SCCM
3 45 (1.76%) SCOM
4 21 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 21 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 20 (0.78%) Data Guard
6 14 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.47%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.39%) SCVMM
8 10 (0.39%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.27%) Oracle Flashback
11 7 (0.27%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.23%) Salt
13 5 (0.20%) Ansible
13 5 (0.20%) vMotion
13 5 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.20%) WSUS
14 4 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 557 (21.79%) Oracle
2 555 (21.71%) Microsoft
3 138 (5.40%) VMware
4 100 (3.91%) IBM
5 73 (2.86%) SAP
6 52 (2.03%) Citrix
7 41 (1.60%) Cisco
8 39 (1.53%) Sybase
9 37 (1.45%) Red Hat
10 32 (1.25%) Google
11 28 (1.10%) Green Hat
12 23 (0.90%) Xamarin
13 17 (0.67%) Cognos
14 16 (0.63%) TIBCO
15 14 (0.55%) HP
15 14 (0.55%) Adobe
16 12 (0.47%) Sage
16 12 (0.47%) Avaya
17 11 (0.43%) BEA
18 10 (0.39%) Kofax
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30218 - £37328 per annum + benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £300 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Network Compucare Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
PS Computer Services Ltd
Salary: £neg
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Verwood, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago