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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 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 1235 1323 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.61% 24.78% 24.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.55% 43.65% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1188 1193
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
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
3289 3031 3210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.90% 56.78% 59.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2852 2696 2864
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 30 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 30 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 0 373 £37,000 +4.22% 89
Gloucestershire 0 246 £35,000 - 46
Dorset -5 218 £37,500 +7.14% 46
Wiltshire -6 200 £37,500 +7.14% 38
Somerset -3 98 £35,000 - 38
Devon -6 56 £31,000 -10.79% 14
Cornwall -2 11 £30,000 -4.00% 2
Avon - 1 £36,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 1089 (42.14%) SQL Server
2 1049 (40.60%) .NET
3 945 (36.57%) C#
4 745 (28.83%) JavaScript
5 722 (27.94%) HTML
6 686 (26.55%) ASP.NET
7 676 (26.16%) Microsoft
8 611 (23.65%) CSS
9 603 (23.34%) Oracle
10 541 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
11 540 (20.90%) Finance
12 531 (20.55%) Windows
13 503 (19.47%) MVC
14 490 (18.96%) Java
15 412 (15.94%) T-SQL
16 382 (14.78%) jQuery
17 357 (13.82%) MS Excel
18 355 (13.74%) XML
19 351 (13.58%) Degree
20 316 (12.23%) Software Engineering
21 284 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC
22 276 (10.68%) Web Services
23 271 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
24 267 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
25 260 (10.06%) Linux
26 246 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 244 (9.44%) Visual Studio
28 236 (9.13%) OO
29 233 (9.02%) VB.NET
30 228 (8.82%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 163 (6.31%) IIS
2 147 (5.69%) SharePoint
3 90 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 82 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 77 (2.98%) Apache
6 74 (2.86%) JBoss
6 74 (2.86%) WebLogic
7 65 (2.52%) WebSphere
8 50 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 43 (1.66%) SAS
10 41 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 38 (1.47%) CMS
12 29 (1.12%) Lync
13 27 (1.04%) NServiceBus
14 25 (0.97%) Joomla!
15 23 (0.89%) WordPress
16 21 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
17 20 (0.77%) NetWeaver
18 17 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
18 17 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 357 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 183 (7.08%) MS Office
3 10 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.35%) SPSS
5 8 (0.31%) MS Project
5 8 (0.31%) FastStats
6 7 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.039%) Revit
9 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 39 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 30 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 25 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
6 16 (0.62%) SAP Business One
6 16 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
7 15 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
8 14 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
9 13 (0.50%) Magento
10 11 (0.43%) SAP SD
11 9 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.31%) Changepoint
13 6 (0.23%) Agresso
13 6 (0.23%) Summit
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
15 3 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 38 (1.47%) SaaS
2 15 (0.58%) Office 365
3 10 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.039%) Trello
6 1 (0.039%) PaaS
6 1 (0.039%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 121 (4.68%) Firewall
2 76 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 68 (2.63%) DNS
4 57 (2.21%) WAN
5 53 (2.05%) VPN
6 49 (1.90%) DHCP
7 48 (1.86%) HTTP
8 44 (1.70%) SAN
9 40 (1.55%) FTP
10 37 (1.43%) LAN
11 36 (1.39%) LDAP
12 33 (1.28%) Network Security
13 30 (1.16%) SSL
13 30 (1.16%) Internet
14 29 (1.12%) VLAN
15 24 (0.93%) Telnet
16 20 (0.77%) VoIP
16 20 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (0.66%) SMTP
18 16 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1089 (42.14%) SQL Server
2 246 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 222 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 220 (8.51%) MySQL
5 219 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 160 (6.19%) Relational Database
7 147 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
8 117 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 112 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 95 (3.68%) Oracle Database
11 86 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 86 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 62 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
13 43 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 36 (1.39%) NoSQL
15 34 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
16 30 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
17 29 (1.12%) OLAP
18 24 (0.93%) Big Data
19 22 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 244 (9.44%) Visual Studio
2 105 (4.06%) JUnit
2 105 (4.06%) Subversion
3 97 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 85 (3.29%) Eclipse
5 76 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 68 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 68 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
7 56 (2.17%) JIRA
8 55 (2.13%) Maven
8 55 (2.13%) NUnit
9 47 (1.82%) Selenium
10 30 (1.16%) SpecFlow
11 28 (1.08%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
13 22 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
14 21 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 21 (0.81%) Eclipse RCP
15 20 (0.77%) Cucumber
15 20 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 540 (20.90%) Finance
2 143 (5.53%) Banking
3 101 (3.91%) Retail
4 73 (2.83%) Advertising
5 71 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 58 (2.24%) Marketing
7 40 (1.55%) Legal
8 33 (1.28%) Aerospace
9 31 (1.20%) Law
10 24 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 22 (0.85%) French Language
12 19 (0.74%) General Ledger
13 15 (0.58%) Back Office
14 12 (0.46%) Electronics
15 11 (0.43%) Games
16 8 (0.31%) Publishing
16 8 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.27%) Billing
17 7 (0.27%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1368 (52.94%) Developer
2 441 (17.07%) Analyst
3 346 (13.39%) .NET Developer
4 267 (10.33%) C# Developer
5 199 (7.70%) Java Developer
6 191 (7.39%) Software Developer
7 172 (6.66%) Senior Developer
8 167 (6.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 141 (5.46%) Software Engineer
10 133 (5.15%) DBA
11 131 (5.07%) Support Analyst
12 128 (4.95%) Applications Support
13 121 (4.68%) Web Developer
14 115 (4.45%) SQL Developer
15 111 (4.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 107 (4.14%) SQL DBA
17 98 (3.79%) ASP.NET Developer
18 97 (3.75%) Consultant
19 96 (3.72%) Junior
20 83 (3.21%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1049 (40.60%) .NET
2 722 (27.94%) HTML
3 686 (26.55%) ASP.NET
4 611 (23.65%) CSS
5 382 (14.78%) jQuery
6 355 (13.74%) XML
7 284 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 276 (10.68%) Web Services
9 224 (8.67%) .NET Framework
10 177 (6.85%) WCF
11 153 (5.92%) Spring
12 152 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 143 (5.53%) Entity Framework
14 122 (4.72%) AngularJS
15 118 (4.57%) J2EE
16 115 (4.45%) Ajax
17 112 (4.33%) HTML5
18 109 (4.22%) WPF
19 105 (4.06%) SOAP
20 94 (3.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 267 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 72 (2.79%) Client/Server
4 60 (2.32%) Mathematics
5 49 (1.90%) N-Tier
5 49 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 42 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 37 (1.43%) Open Source
9 36 (1.39%) Clustering
10 31 (1.20%) Replication
11 29 (1.12%) Visualisation
12 23 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
13 21 (0.81%) Statistics
14 15 (0.58%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.46%) SWIFT
15 12 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
16 11 (0.43%) Physics
17 10 (0.39%) GIS
17 10 (0.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 531 (20.55%) Windows
2 260 (10.06%) Linux
3 136 (5.26%) UNIX
4 105 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.08%) Android
8 27 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 22 (0.85%) CentOS
10 19 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.58%) Debian
11 15 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.39%) AIX
14 10 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.31%) Solaris
17 6 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (19.47%) MVC
3 316 (12.23%) Software Engineering
4 271 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
5 236 (9.13%) OO
6 219 (8.48%) ITIL
7 193 (7.47%) Scrum
8 165 (6.39%) TDD
9 140 (5.42%) Performance Tuning
10 136 (5.26%) ETL
11 119 (4.61%) Web Development
12 108 (4.18%) Mentoring
13 96 (3.72%) Project Management
14 94 (3.64%) OOD
15 89 (3.44%) CRM
16 88 (3.41%) E-Commerce
17 87 (3.37%) Data Analysis
18 82 (3.17%) Migration
19 80 (3.10%) OOP
20 79 (3.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 945 (36.57%) C#
2 745 (28.83%) JavaScript
3 490 (18.96%) Java
4 412 (15.94%) T-SQL
5 233 (9.02%) VB.NET
6 228 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 184 (7.12%) PHP
8 169 (6.54%) C++
9 115 (4.45%) VB
10 98 (3.79%) PowerShell
11 92 (3.56%) Python
12 77 (2.98%) Perl
13 71 (2.75%) VBA
14 52 (2.01%) Bash Shell
15 49 (1.90%) C
16 42 (1.63%) Ruby
17 33 (1.28%) VBScript
18 23 (0.89%) Shell Script
19 21 (0.81%) PHP5
19 21 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 351 (13.58%) Degree
2 202 (7.82%) Security Cleared
3 131 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 124 (4.80%) SC Cleared
5 59 (2.28%) ISEB
6 44 (1.70%) DV Cleared
7 40 (1.55%) MCSE
8 36 (1.39%) MCSD
9 35 (1.35%) MCP
10 28 (1.08%) MCSA
11 21 (0.81%) ISTQB
11 21 (0.81%) MCPD
12 16 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.62%) CCNA
13 15 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.54%) MCITP
15 12 (0.46%) CCA
15 12 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.48%) QA
2 66 (2.55%) SLA
3 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.23%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.15%) Basel II
7 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.12%) WCAG
7 3 (0.12%) COBIT
7 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.077%) HL7
9 1 (0.039%) COREP
System Software
1 173 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 93 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.04%) XenApp
5 25 (0.97%) vSphere
6 15 (0.58%) XenDesktop
6 15 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 14 (0.54%) Snort
8 12 (0.46%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.31%) Postfix
12 7 (0.27%) XenServer
12 7 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.23%) Samba
13 6 (0.23%) iptables
14 3 (0.12%) NFS
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
15 2 (0.077%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 1 (0.039%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 77 (2.98%) SCCM
2 48 (1.86%) SCOM
3 26 (1.01%) Puppet
4 19 (0.74%) SCVMM
5 12 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (0.31%) Nagios
8 8 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.23%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.23%) Salt
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.19%) vMotion
11 4 (0.15%) OpenView
11 4 (0.15%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
12 3 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
12 3 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 676 (26.16%) Microsoft
2 603 (23.34%) Oracle
3 163 (6.31%) VMware
4 92 (3.56%) Business Objects
5 77 (2.98%) SAP
6 76 (2.94%) IBM
7 71 (2.75%) Cisco
8 66 (2.55%) Citrix
9 31 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 23 (0.89%) Informatica
11 22 (0.85%) Sybase
12 18 (0.70%) TIBCO
12 18 (0.70%) Zend
13 17 (0.66%) Teradata
13 17 (0.66%) HP
14 16 (0.62%) Google
15 14 (0.54%) Symantec
16 13 (0.50%) CheckPoint
17 12 (0.46%) Juniper
18 11 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40000
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35K-£55K
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago