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

Location
3 months to
19 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 1436 1314 1252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.09% 25.83% 21.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.65% 45.26% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1200 1142
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
3448 2903 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.44% 57.06% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2976 2609 2774
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,540 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 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 19 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 +2 363 £35,000 - 75
Wiltshire +1 343 £37,000 +2.06% 40
Gloucestershire -1 215 £36,125 +3.21% 41
Dorset -1 203 £37,500 +7.14% 39
Somerset +1 188 £35,000 +4.62% 32
Devon -5 93 £35,000 +10.23% 17
Cornwall +9 13 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Avon +1 1 £25,000 -33.33%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 1020 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 995 (35.02%) .NET
3 907 (31.93%) C#
4 762 (26.82%) HTML
5 728 (25.62%) JavaScript
6 700 (24.64%) ASP.NET
7 655 (23.06%) Java
7 655 (23.06%) Oracle
8 568 (19.99%) CSS
9 556 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 524 (18.44%) Windows
11 519 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
12 504 (17.74%) Finance
13 495 (17.42%) XML
14 460 (16.19%) Degree
15 368 (12.95%) MS Excel
16 366 (12.88%) T-SQL
17 363 (12.78%) MVC
18 352 (12.39%) jQuery
19 327 (11.51%) Web Services
20 319 (11.23%) Software Engineering
21 298 (10.49%) Linux
22 282 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
23 276 (9.71%) Spring
24 275 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
25 273 (9.61%) OO
26 262 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 242 (8.52%) Scrum
27 242 (8.52%) ITIL
28 238 (8.38%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 154 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 132 (4.65%) IIS
3 110 (3.87%) WebLogic
4 98 (3.45%) Apache
5 71 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 67 (2.36%) SAS
7 54 (1.90%) Tomcat
8 53 (1.87%) MS Exchange
9 45 (1.58%) CMS
10 35 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 30 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
12 24 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
14 20 (0.70%) NServiceBus
15 16 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (0.56%) WordPress
16 14 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (0.46%) IBM Notes
18 12 (0.42%) NetWeaver
18 12 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 368 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 164 (5.77%) MS Office
3 15 (0.53%) SPSS
4 11 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.25%) MS Project
8 6 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
8 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.070%) FastStats
10 1 (0.035%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.035%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 44 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
4 22 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
5 21 (0.74%) Magento
6 20 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 19 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
8 17 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
9 16 (0.56%) Shopify
9 16 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
9 16 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
10 13 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 13 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
11 12 (0.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 10 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
12 10 (0.35%) SAP CRM
13 9 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.32%) Visualfiles
14 8 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.76%) SaaS
2 21 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.21%) Force.com
5 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.14%) Office 365
7 2 (0.070%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.070%) PaaS
7 2 (0.070%) Heroku
8 1 (0.035%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.035%) IaaS
8 1 (0.035%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 100 (3.52%) SAN
2 75 (2.64%) Firewall
3 53 (1.87%) VoIP
4 46 (1.62%) Internet
5 44 (1.55%) DHCP
6 42 (1.48%) DNS
7 40 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 38 (1.34%) FTP
9 35 (1.23%) WAN
10 33 (1.16%) HTTP
11 32 (1.13%) LAN
12 26 (0.92%) VPN
12 26 (0.92%) Intranet
13 25 (0.88%) SMTP
14 24 (0.84%) Network Security
15 21 (0.74%) PBX
16 15 (0.53%) LDAP
17 14 (0.49%) Wireshark
18 13 (0.46%) SSL
19 12 (0.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1020 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 262 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 238 (8.38%) MySQL
4 237 (8.34%) Relational Database
5 227 (7.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 205 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 168 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
8 124 (4.36%) RDBMS
9 113 (3.98%) Oracle Database
10 108 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 105 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 68 (2.39%) Oracle BI EE
13 62 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
14 59 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
15 57 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
15 57 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
16 48 (1.69%) MS Access
17 36 (1.27%) MongoDB
18 34 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 31 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 192 (6.76%) Visual Studio
2 146 (5.14%) JUnit
3 132 (4.65%) Eclipse
4 108 (3.80%) Selenium
5 105 (3.70%) Subversion
6 91 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 89 (3.13%) Maven
8 78 (2.75%) Ant
9 77 (2.71%) Git (software)
10 54 (1.90%) Jenkins
11 47 (1.65%) NetBeans
12 46 (1.62%) Eclipse RCP
13 45 (1.58%) NUnit
14 39 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
15 33 (1.16%) Hudson
16 32 (1.13%) SpecFlow
17 29 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
18 28 (0.99%) JMeter
19 27 (0.95%) Cucumber
20 23 (0.81%) FitNesse
General
1 504 (17.74%) Finance
2 183 (6.44%) Banking
3 123 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 103 (3.63%) Marketing
5 81 (2.85%) Retail
6 69 (2.43%) Advertising
7 54 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 52 (1.83%) French Language
9 34 (1.20%) Legal
10 19 (0.67%) Games
10 19 (0.67%) Electronics
11 18 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 16 (0.56%) General Ledger
12 16 (0.56%) Back Office
12 16 (0.56%) Automotive
13 11 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.39%) Military
14 9 (0.32%) Law
15 7 (0.25%) Billing
16 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1427 (50.23%) Developer
2 477 (16.79%) Analyst
3 414 (14.57%) .NET Developer
4 294 (10.35%) C# Developer
5 268 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 235 (8.27%) Java Developer
7 202 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 186 (6.55%) Software Developer
9 164 (5.77%) Applications Support
10 159 (5.60%) Support Analyst
11 152 (5.35%) Software Engineer
12 145 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
13 131 (4.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 128 (4.51%) Web Developer
15 127 (4.47%) Support Engineer
16 113 (3.98%) DBA
17 112 (3.94%) Junior
18 108 (3.80%) SQL Developer
19 87 (3.06%) Data Analyst
19 87 (3.06%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 995 (35.02%) .NET
2 762 (26.82%) HTML
3 700 (24.64%) ASP.NET
4 568 (19.99%) CSS
5 495 (17.42%) XML
6 352 (12.39%) jQuery
7 327 (11.51%) Web Services
8 276 (9.71%) Spring
9 202 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 179 (6.30%) .NET Framework
11 171 (6.02%) J2EE
12 161 (5.67%) SOAP
13 159 (5.60%) HTML5
14 143 (5.03%) WCF
15 126 (4.44%) JSON
16 123 (4.33%) Hibernate
17 98 (3.45%) Ajax
18 94 (3.31%) REST
19 90 (3.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 81 (2.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 275 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (8.38%) Computer Science
3 118 (4.15%) Mobile App
4 94 (3.31%) Client/Server
5 81 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 69 (2.43%) Mathematics
7 66 (2.32%) N-Tier
8 59 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 58 (2.04%) Replication
10 33 (1.16%) Open Source
11 32 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
11 32 (1.13%) SWIFT
12 31 (1.09%) User Experience
13 30 (1.06%) Statistics
14 29 (1.02%) PKI
15 28 (0.99%) iPhone
16 27 (0.95%) Clustering
16 27 (0.95%) AS400
17 25 (0.88%) Data Extraction
18 23 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 524 (18.44%) Windows
2 298 (10.49%) Linux
3 168 (5.91%) UNIX
4 110 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (3.27%) Android
6 78 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 69 (2.43%) Apple iOS
8 50 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 26 (0.92%) Solaris
11 24 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 23 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 18 (0.63%) AIX
15 17 (0.60%) CentOS
16 15 (0.53%) HPUX
16 15 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (0.53%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.42%) Fedora
18 11 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (12.78%) MVC
3 319 (11.23%) Software Engineering
4 282 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
5 273 (9.61%) OO
6 242 (8.52%) ITIL
6 242 (8.52%) Scrum
7 195 (6.86%) Unit Testing
8 137 (4.82%) TDD
9 128 (4.51%) ETL
10 126 (4.44%) Web Development
11 99 (3.48%) Time Management
12 97 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
13 95 (3.34%) Mentoring
13 95 (3.34%) UML
14 93 (3.27%) OOD
15 88 (3.10%) Project Management
16 87 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
17 86 (3.03%) Automated Testing
18 84 (2.96%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 907 (31.93%) C#
2 728 (25.62%) JavaScript
3 655 (23.06%) Java
4 366 (12.88%) T-SQL
5 202 (7.11%) PHP
6 189 (6.65%) VB.NET
7 181 (6.37%) C++
8 173 (6.09%) PL/SQL
9 133 (4.68%) VB
10 106 (3.73%) C
11 89 (3.13%) VBA
12 84 (2.96%) Python
13 71 (2.50%) Perl
14 60 (2.11%) Shell Script
14 60 (2.11%) PowerShell
15 55 (1.94%) PHP5
16 51 (1.80%) VBScript
17 40 (1.41%) Ruby
18 36 (1.27%) Objective-C
19 34 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 460 (16.19%) Degree
2 143 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 82 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (2.50%) ISEB
5 68 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 60 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 30 (1.06%) HND
8 25 (0.88%) MCP
8 25 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 23 (0.81%) ISTQB
10 22 (0.77%) MCSE
11 20 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.70%) CCNA
12 15 (0.53%) MCTS
13 11 (0.39%) MCSD
13 11 (0.39%) PhD
14 8 (0.28%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.28%) MCPD
15 7 (0.25%) MCITP
15 7 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.58%) QA
2 108 (3.80%) SLA
3 7 (0.25%) COBIT
4 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.11%) GAMP
6 3 (0.11%) Basel II
7 2 (0.070%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 135 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 124 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 22 (0.77%) vSphere
5 20 (0.70%) Terminal Services
6 19 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.28%) Samba
9 6 (0.21%) XenApp
9 6 (0.21%) XenServer
10 5 (0.18%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.11%) Snort
12 3 (0.11%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.070%) NFS
13 2 (0.070%) Kerio MailServer
14 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.035%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 32 (1.13%) SCCM
3 22 (0.77%) Nagios
4 17 (0.60%) WSUS
5 16 (0.56%) Data Guard
6 15 (0.53%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.42%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.42%) OpenView
8 11 (0.39%) OPNET
8 11 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 11 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
9 9 (0.32%) SCOM
10 5 (0.18%) Puppet
10 5 (0.18%) WMI
10 5 (0.18%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.14%) MOM
11 4 (0.14%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.11%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 655 (23.06%) Oracle
2 556 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 200 (7.04%) VMware
4 97 (3.41%) IBM
5 95 (3.34%) JBoss
6 77 (2.71%) Cisco
7 68 (2.39%) Citrix
8 59 (2.08%) HP
9 53 (1.87%) Business Objects
10 52 (1.83%) Informatica
11 47 (1.65%) SAP
12 46 (1.62%) Zend
13 44 (1.55%) Red Hat
14 42 (1.48%) Cognos
14 42 (1.48%) Google
15 36 (1.27%) NetApp
16 27 (0.95%) Teradata
17 25 (0.88%) Tableau
18 20 (0.70%) Symantec
18 20 (0.70%) Hyperion
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Resource Solutions Group - Ascentric
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £30 - £55 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sherborne, Dorset
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37500 - £43500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago