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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 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 1327 1467 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.19% 24.11% 25.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.81% 42.87% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1259 1150
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
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
3419 3422 2891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.17% 56.25% 57.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2932 2929 2577
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 August 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 August 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 -2 387 £37,500 - 86
Wiltshire 0 278 £35,000 -1.40% 47
Gloucestershire -3 233 £40,000 +6.66% 42
Dorset 0 178 £35,000 - 46
Somerset -1 138 £35,000 - 29
Devon -2 73 £35,000 - 15
Cornwall 0 23 £32,500 -27.77% 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 950 (37.58%) .NET
2 895 (35.40%) C#
3 881 (34.85%) SQL Server
4 690 (27.29%) HTML
5 621 (24.56%) JavaScript
6 599 (23.69%) Java
7 597 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
8 563 (22.27%) Finance
9 559 (22.11%) CSS
10 545 (21.56%) Oracle
11 522 (20.65%) Microsoft
12 513 (20.29%) ASP.NET
13 483 (19.11%) Windows
14 434 (17.17%) XML
15 397 (15.70%) MVC
16 381 (15.07%) T-SQL
17 377 (14.91%) Web Services
18 340 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
18 340 (13.45%) Degree
19 322 (12.74%) jQuery
20 301 (11.91%) MS Excel
21 273 (10.80%) OO
21 273 (10.80%) Software Engineering
22 267 (10.56%) PL/SQL
23 258 (10.21%) Scrum
24 245 (9.69%) Linux
25 240 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 236 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
27 235 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 233 (9.22%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 115 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 108 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 107 (4.23%) IIS
4 93 (3.68%) SAS
5 82 (3.24%) Apache
6 71 (2.81%) JBoss
6 71 (2.81%) WebSphere
7 61 (2.41%) WebLogic
8 54 (2.14%) CMS
9 52 (2.06%) MS Exchange
10 29 (1.15%) Umbraco
11 27 (1.07%) Lync
12 25 (0.99%) Confluence
13 19 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
14 18 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (0.71%) ColdFusion
15 17 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
15 17 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (0.67%) Node.js
16 15 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 301 (11.91%) MS Excel
2 106 (4.19%) MS Office
3 20 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.28%) SPSS
5 6 (0.24%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.20%) FastStats
6 5 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.16%) MS Project
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.040%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 32 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
2 27 (1.07%) Temenos T24
3 21 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
5 18 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
6 16 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
7 15 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 14 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
8 14 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
8 14 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (0.44%) Changepoint
9 11 (0.44%) SAP CRM
10 8 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle Manufacturing
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (0.24%) SAP SD
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.16%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.59%) SaaS
4 9 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.32%) Office 365
6 4 (0.16%) PaaS
7 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.12%) GitHub
8 2 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.079%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.040%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.040%) IaaS
9 1 (0.040%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.040%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 77 (3.05%) Firewall
2 59 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 53 (2.10%) Internet
4 44 (1.74%) WAN
5 43 (1.70%) LAN
6 41 (1.62%) DNS
7 39 (1.54%) SAN
8 37 (1.46%) SMTP
9 30 (1.19%) LDAP
10 29 (1.15%) HTTP
11 26 (1.03%) DHCP
11 26 (1.03%) SMPP
12 25 (0.99%) VoIP
13 24 (0.95%) VPN
14 20 (0.79%) FTP
15 18 (0.71%) SMS
16 15 (0.59%) MPLS
16 15 (0.59%) WebEx
17 14 (0.55%) Network Security
18 12 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 881 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 240 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 235 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 230 (9.10%) Data Warehouse
5 206 (8.15%) MySQL
6 195 (7.71%) Relational Database
7 147 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 140 (5.54%) BusinessObjects
9 137 (5.42%) Oracle Database
10 114 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 98 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 80 (3.16%) RDBMS
13 75 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
14 56 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 49 (1.94%) MongoDB
16 47 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
17 39 (1.54%) OLTP
18 37 (1.46%) NoSQL
19 29 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
20 25 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 204 (8.07%) Visual Studio
2 167 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 132 (5.22%) Eclipse
4 119 (4.71%) Subversion
5 112 (4.43%) JUnit
5 112 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 110 (4.35%) Maven
7 97 (3.84%) Selenium
7 97 (3.84%) Jenkins
8 61 (2.41%) Ant
9 57 (2.25%) JIRA
10 50 (1.98%) Toad
11 39 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
12 37 (1.46%) Hudson
13 29 (1.15%) WebDriver
13 29 (1.15%) NetBeans
14 28 (1.11%) Cucumber
14 28 (1.11%) Eclipse RCP
15 25 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
16 22 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 563 (22.27%) Finance
2 196 (7.75%) Banking
3 117 (4.63%) Retail
4 101 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 85 (3.36%) Advertising
6 74 (2.93%) Marketing
7 73 (2.89%) Manufacturing
8 59 (2.33%) Back Office
9 41 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 39 (1.54%) Law
11 27 (1.07%) Electronics
12 20 (0.79%) French Language
13 15 (0.59%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.59%) Legal
14 12 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.44%) Automotive
16 10 (0.40%) Publishing
16 10 (0.40%) Military
16 10 (0.40%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1371 (54.23%) Developer
2 434 (17.17%) Analyst
3 402 (15.90%) .NET Developer
4 272 (10.76%) C# Developer
5 230 (9.10%) Software Developer
6 198 (7.83%) Senior Developer
6 198 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 197 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 129 (5.10%) Software Engineer
9 125 (4.94%) Support Analyst
10 122 (4.83%) SQL Developer
11 111 (4.39%) Junior
12 110 (4.35%) Applications Support
13 100 (3.96%) Administrator
14 95 (3.76%) DBA
15 92 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 92 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 90 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
17 86 (3.40%) Web Developer
18 82 (3.24%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 950 (37.58%) .NET
2 690 (27.29%) HTML
3 559 (22.11%) CSS
4 513 (20.29%) ASP.NET
5 434 (17.17%) XML
6 377 (14.91%) Web Services
7 322 (12.74%) jQuery
8 233 (9.22%) .NET Framework
9 209 (8.27%) Spring
10 187 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 153 (6.05%) SOAP
12 134 (5.30%) HTML5
13 132 (5.22%) JSON
14 126 (4.98%) Entity Framework
15 123 (4.87%) J2EE
16 120 (4.75%) WCF
17 106 (4.19%) Hibernate
18 103 (4.07%) REST
19 101 (4.00%) Ajax
19 101 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 236 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 67 (2.65%) Mathematics
3 67 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 50 (1.98%) Statistics
5 49 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 48 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 47 (1.86%) Visualisation
8 42 (1.66%) Replication
9 41 (1.62%) Clustering
10 40 (1.58%) N-Tier
11 39 (1.54%) User Experience
12 38 (1.50%) Data Centre
13 34 (1.34%) SWIFT
14 23 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
15 22 (0.87%) Data Integration
15 22 (0.87%) AS400
16 18 (0.71%) Digital Media
17 15 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 483 (19.11%) Windows
2 245 (9.69%) Linux
3 190 (7.52%) UNIX
4 86 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (1.50%) Android
8 28 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 24 (0.95%) Windows XP
10 23 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 20 (0.79%) CentOS
12 17 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.63%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.55%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (0.36%) Debian
16 9 (0.36%) Solaris
17 8 (0.32%) Fedora
18 6 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (15.70%) MVC
3 340 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
4 273 (10.80%) OO
4 273 (10.80%) Software Engineering
5 258 (10.21%) Scrum
6 217 (8.58%) TDD
7 181 (7.16%) SDLC
8 168 (6.65%) ITIL
9 154 (6.09%) OOP
10 137 (5.42%) Mentoring
11 135 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
12 128 (5.06%) Unit Testing
13 124 (4.91%) ETL
14 99 (3.92%) Web Development
15 98 (3.88%) UML
16 97 (3.84%) Data Modelling
17 93 (3.68%) Data Analysis
18 92 (3.64%) Project Management
19 91 (3.60%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 895 (35.40%) C#
2 621 (24.56%) JavaScript
3 599 (23.69%) Java
4 381 (15.07%) T-SQL
5 267 (10.56%) PL/SQL
6 175 (6.92%) VB.NET
7 161 (6.37%) PHP
8 146 (5.78%) C++
9 102 (4.03%) C
10 99 (3.92%) VB
11 69 (2.73%) VBA
12 59 (2.33%) Perl
13 55 (2.18%) Python
14 48 (1.90%) Ruby
15 44 (1.74%) VBScript
16 41 (1.62%) Bash Shell
17 37 (1.46%) Shell Script
18 35 (1.38%) PowerShell
19 23 (0.91%) VB6
20 22 (0.87%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 340 (13.45%) Degree
2 121 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 67 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 66 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.74%) ISEB
6 33 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (0.51%) MCP
10 12 (0.47%) MCSD
10 12 (0.47%) HND
11 11 (0.44%) MCPD
12 10 (0.40%) MCSE
12 10 (0.40%) MCSA
13 9 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.32%) MCITP
15 6 (0.24%) GCIA
15 6 (0.24%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.16%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.59%) QA
2 77 (3.05%) SLA
3 15 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.32%) WCAG
6 6 (0.24%) HL7
7 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.16%) Basel II
9 3 (0.12%) COREP
10 2 (0.079%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.079%) BS7799
10 2 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 76 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.31%) vSphere
4 25 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.44%) Postfix
6 11 (0.44%) Terminal Services
7 9 (0.36%) Samba
7 9 (0.36%) XenServer
7 9 (0.36%) iptables
8 8 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
9 7 (0.28%) Snort
10 6 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
11 5 (0.20%) XenApp
11 5 (0.20%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.20%) Firmware
12 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.12%) Docker
14 2 (0.079%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (1.94%) Puppet
2 39 (1.54%) SCCM
3 36 (1.42%) SCOM
4 26 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 21 (0.83%) Data Guard
5 21 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 18 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.47%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.36%) Vagrant
9 8 (0.32%) Oracle Flashback
9 8 (0.32%) Ansible
9 8 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.28%) Salt
11 6 (0.24%) Control-M
12 5 (0.20%) WSUS
13 4 (0.16%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.16%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.16%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 545 (21.56%) Oracle
2 522 (20.65%) Microsoft
3 128 (5.06%) VMware
4 110 (4.35%) IBM
5 81 (3.20%) SAP
6 44 (1.74%) Citrix
7 40 (1.58%) Sybase
8 35 (1.38%) Google
9 31 (1.23%) Cisco
9 31 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 29 (1.15%) Xamarin
11 28 (1.11%) Green Hat
12 19 (0.75%) Cognos
13 15 (0.59%) Adobe
14 14 (0.55%) BEA
15 13 (0.51%) HP
15 13 (0.51%) Apple
15 13 (0.51%) Sage
15 13 (0.51%) Informatica
15 13 (0.51%) Kofax
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Webrecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HEFCE
Salary: From £44,640 to £51,336 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: Yesterday