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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1297 1432 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 21.47% 26.60% 25.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.34% 45.62% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1269 1288
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
3383 3139 3360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.00% 58.30% 59.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3013 2802 3000
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 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 January 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 -1 371 £36,500 -2.66% 96
Dorset -4 275 £35,000 -2.77% 52
Gloucestershire -1 251 £37,500 +7.14% 54
Wiltshire -3 218 £38,500 +16.66% 32
Somerset -8 70 £35,000 -6.66% 18
Devon -14 48 £29,500 -1.66% 5
Cornwall +6 13 £35,000 +48.93% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1094 (41.63%) SQL Server
2 1000 (38.05%) .NET
3 907 (34.51%) C#
4 751 (28.58%) JavaScript
5 746 (28.39%) HTML
6 685 (26.07%) ASP.NET
7 658 (25.04%) Oracle
8 650 (24.73%) Microsoft
9 622 (23.67%) CSS
10 542 (20.62%) Windows
11 510 (19.41%) Finance
12 505 (19.22%) Java
13 490 (18.65%) MVC
14 488 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
15 428 (16.29%) T-SQL
16 380 (14.46%) XML
17 376 (14.31%) MS Excel
18 368 (14.00%) jQuery
19 364 (13.85%) Degree
20 325 (12.37%) Software Engineering
21 294 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
22 287 (10.92%) Linux
23 263 (10.01%) Web Services
23 263 (10.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 263 (10.01%) ASP.NET MVC
24 257 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
25 248 (9.44%) ITIL
26 243 (9.25%) .NET Framework
27 232 (8.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 225 (8.56%) VB.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 178 (6.77%) SharePoint
2 158 (6.01%) IIS
3 79 (3.01%) WebLogic
4 78 (2.97%) Apache
5 72 (2.74%) JBoss
6 71 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 66 (2.51%) MS Exchange
8 65 (2.47%) WebSphere
9 62 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 49 (1.86%) CMS
11 44 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 34 (1.29%) SAS
13 33 (1.26%) WordPress
14 29 (1.10%) NetWeaver
15 23 (0.88%) NServiceBus
16 21 (0.80%) Joomla!
16 21 (0.80%) Lync
16 21 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
18 16 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 376 (14.31%) MS Excel
2 195 (7.42%) MS Office
3 15 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.30%) FastStats
7 7 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.23%) SPSS
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.11%) MS Project
10 3 (0.11%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.038%) Revit
Business Applications
1 46 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 34 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
5 26 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
6 17 (0.65%) SAP Business One
6 17 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
7 16 (0.61%) SAP SD
8 15 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
9 14 (0.53%) Magento
10 11 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 10 (0.38%) Agresso
12 8 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
12 8 (0.30%) SAP ERP
12 8 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.30%) Changepoint
12 8 (0.30%) SAP CRM
13 7 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
14 6 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (1.07%) SaaS
3 10 (0.38%) Office 365
4 9 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.15%) Force.com
7 2 (0.076%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.038%) Trello
8 1 (0.038%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 121 (4.60%) Firewall
2 77 (2.93%) TCP/IP
3 65 (2.47%) DNS
4 54 (2.05%) SAN
5 48 (1.83%) DHCP
5 48 (1.83%) FTP
6 47 (1.79%) WAN
6 47 (1.79%) VPN
7 40 (1.52%) HTTP
8 38 (1.45%) LDAP
9 32 (1.22%) LAN
10 31 (1.18%) SSL
11 28 (1.07%) Network Security
12 25 (0.95%) Internet
13 22 (0.84%) VLAN
13 22 (0.84%) Telnet
14 19 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (0.65%) MPLS
16 16 (0.61%) VoIP
17 15 (0.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1094 (41.63%) SQL Server
2 263 (10.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 232 (8.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 207 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 191 (7.27%) MySQL
6 177 (6.74%) Relational Database
7 147 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
8 110 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 107 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 96 (3.65%) Oracle Database
11 90 (3.42%) RDBMS
12 82 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 73 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
14 52 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
15 38 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (1.45%) NoSQL
16 32 (1.22%) Big Data
17 31 (1.18%) MongoDB
18 28 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
18 28 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 213 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 114 (4.34%) JUnit
3 102 (3.88%) Eclipse
4 101 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 83 (3.16%) Subversion
6 70 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
7 69 (2.63%) Git (software)
8 62 (2.36%) NUnit
9 61 (2.32%) Jenkins
10 59 (2.25%) Maven
11 50 (1.90%) JIRA
12 49 (1.86%) Selenium
13 33 (1.26%) SpecFlow
14 32 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
15 28 (1.07%) Ant
15 28 (1.07%) Eclipse RCP
16 23 (0.88%) JDeveloper
17 21 (0.80%) Cucumber
18 19 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 17 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 510 (19.41%) Finance
2 150 (5.71%) Banking
3 91 (3.46%) Advertising
4 82 (3.12%) Retail
5 74 (2.82%) Marketing
6 62 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 39 (1.48%) Legal
8 37 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.33%) Aerospace
10 28 (1.07%) French Language
11 21 (0.80%) Law
11 21 (0.80%) General Ledger
12 20 (0.76%) Electronics
13 14 (0.53%) Games
14 12 (0.46%) Back Office
14 12 (0.46%) Automotive
15 10 (0.38%) Military
16 8 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.23%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1332 (50.68%) Developer
2 464 (17.66%) Analyst
3 346 (13.17%) .NET Developer
4 229 (8.71%) C# Developer
5 199 (7.57%) Java Developer
6 192 (7.31%) Senior Developer
7 176 (6.70%) Software Developer
8 150 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 144 (5.48%) Support Analyst
10 143 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 142 (5.40%) Applications Support
12 133 (5.06%) DBA
13 125 (4.76%) Web Developer
14 116 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
15 114 (4.34%) SQL Developer
16 110 (4.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 106 (4.03%) Support Engineer
18 99 (3.77%) Junior
19 95 (3.61%) SQL DBA
20 90 (3.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1000 (38.05%) .NET
2 746 (28.39%) HTML
3 685 (26.07%) ASP.NET
4 622 (23.67%) CSS
5 380 (14.46%) XML
6 368 (14.00%) jQuery
7 263 (10.01%) Web Services
7 263 (10.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 243 (9.25%) .NET Framework
9 165 (6.28%) Spring
10 158 (6.01%) WCF
11 146 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 137 (5.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 131 (4.98%) Ajax
14 128 (4.87%) J2EE
15 115 (4.38%) AngularJS
16 112 (4.26%) HTML5
17 109 (4.15%) SOAP
18 103 (3.92%) JSON
19 95 (3.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 257 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 70 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 58 (2.21%) Client/Server
5 54 (2.05%) Mathematics
6 49 (1.86%) N-Tier
7 48 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 47 (1.79%) Replication
9 43 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (1.48%) Clustering
11 30 (1.14%) Open Source
12 25 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 21 (0.80%) Statistics
13 21 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 17 (0.65%) AS400
15 15 (0.57%) SWIFT
16 14 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
16 14 (0.53%) Data Integration
16 14 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
16 14 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 542 (20.62%) Windows
2 287 (10.92%) Linux
3 138 (5.25%) UNIX
4 100 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (1.33%) Android
8 34 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 28 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 21 (0.80%) Debian
11 19 (0.72%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 17 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.57%) CentOS
13 15 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.49%) Solaris
14 13 (0.49%) AIX
15 11 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.38%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (18.65%) MVC
2 488 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (12.37%) Software Engineering
4 294 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
5 248 (9.44%) ITIL
6 203 (7.72%) Scrum
7 201 (7.65%) OO
8 161 (6.13%) ETL
9 155 (5.90%) Performance Tuning
10 150 (5.71%) TDD
11 121 (4.60%) Unit Testing
12 116 (4.41%) Project Management
13 110 (4.19%) Mentoring
14 109 (4.15%) Web Development
15 101 (3.84%) CRM
16 88 (3.35%) OOD
17 84 (3.20%) Data Analysis
18 80 (3.04%) Migration
18 80 (3.04%) Problem Management
19 75 (2.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 907 (34.51%) C#
2 751 (28.58%) JavaScript
3 505 (19.22%) Java
4 428 (16.29%) T-SQL
5 225 (8.56%) VB.NET
6 204 (7.76%) PL/SQL
7 164 (6.24%) PHP
8 156 (5.94%) C++
9 120 (4.57%) VB
10 92 (3.50%) PowerShell
11 89 (3.39%) VBA
12 84 (3.20%) Python
12 84 (3.20%) Perl
13 54 (2.05%) Bash Shell
14 45 (1.71%) C
15 42 (1.60%) VBScript
16 33 (1.26%) Ruby
17 30 (1.14%) VB6
18 29 (1.10%) ABAP
19 25 (0.95%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 364 (13.85%) Degree
2 186 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 117 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 104 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 74 (2.82%) ISEB
6 45 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 38 (1.45%) MCP
8 37 (1.41%) MCSE
9 31 (1.18%) MCSD
10 25 (0.95%) ISTQB
11 24 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (0.84%) MCSA
13 19 (0.72%) CCNA
13 19 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (0.61%) MCPD
15 13 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.46%) MCITP
16 12 (0.46%) PhD
17 8 (0.30%) HND
17 8 (0.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.39%) QA
2 86 (3.27%) SLA
3 9 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.19%) COBIT
6 4 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.076%) HL7
System Software
1 164 (6.24%) Active Directory
2 101 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 23 (0.88%) XenApp
5 19 (0.72%) vSphere
6 14 (0.53%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.46%) Snort
8 11 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.38%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.38%) Samba
10 9 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.30%) XenServer
11 8 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.27%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.27%) Postfix
13 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.19%) Firmware
15 3 (0.11%) Kerio MailServer
16 2 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 2 (0.076%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 74 (2.82%) SCCM
2 43 (1.64%) SCOM
3 12 (0.46%) SCVMM
3 12 (0.46%) Nagios
4 11 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (0.34%) Backup Exec
5 9 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (0.34%) Data Guard
6 8 (0.30%) Puppet
6 8 (0.30%) WSUS
7 7 (0.27%) OpenView
8 6 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.23%) Salt
9 5 (0.19%) Unicenter
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
10 4 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.11%) Netcool
11 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 658 (25.04%) Oracle
2 650 (24.73%) Microsoft
3 176 (6.70%) VMware
4 101 (3.84%) IBM
5 89 (3.39%) SAP
6 57 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 57 (2.17%) Cisco
7 52 (1.98%) Citrix
8 37 (1.41%) Informatica
9 29 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 25 (0.95%) Google
11 24 (0.91%) Teradata
12 18 (0.68%) Zend
13 17 (0.65%) Cognos
14 15 (0.57%) Hyperion
15 14 (0.53%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.49%) Adobe
17 12 (0.46%) Sitecore
17 12 (0.46%) HP
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £3000 - £4000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 Day Holiday Pension Flexi-hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £35,600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus + health + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago