Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 563 704 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.48% 18.80% 20.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.13% 31.11% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 526 620 544
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,155 2,263 1,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 59.25% 60.44% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,770 1,910 1,591
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Salary trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 5 £40,000 -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL.

1 208 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (34.28%) C#
3 179 (31.79%) Java
4 164 (29.13%) .NET
5 155 (27.53%) SQL Server
6 141 (25.04%) JavaScript
7 124 (22.02%) HTML
8 121 (21.49%) Microsoft
9 116 (20.60%) Business Intelligence
10 113 (20.07%) Finance
11 104 (18.47%) SDLC
12 100 (17.76%) Oracle
13 95 (16.87%) CSS
14 84 (14.92%) Scrum
15 79 (14.03%) T-SQL
15 79 (14.03%) Software Engineering
16 78 (13.85%) Python
17 75 (13.32%) Test Automation
18 71 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
19 70 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
20 68 (12.08%) Marketing
21 65 (11.55%) TDD
21 65 (11.55%) Microsoft Azure
22 63 (11.19%) MVC
23 62 (11.01%) SAP
23 62 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
24 61 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
24 61 (10.83%) OO
25 58 (10.30%) Git (software)
26 55 (9.77%) Selenium

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.20%) Apache
2 14 (2.49%) CMS
3 12 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (1.24%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.89%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.71%) nginx
7 4 (0.71%) SAS
8 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.53%) WordPress
9 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) IIS
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.42%) Chatbot
2 8 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.53%) FastStats
6 2 (0.36%) Magento
6 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.18%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.73%) SaaS
4 13 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (2.31%) IaaS
4 13 (2.31%) PaaS
5 7 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (1.24%) Office 365
6 6 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.89%) Azure Functions
7 5 (0.89%) G Suite
7 5 (0.89%) GitHub
7 5 (0.89%) Serverless
7 5 (0.89%) Slack
8 3 (0.53%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.36%) NuGet
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.31%) SSL
2 12 (2.13%) DNS
3 11 (1.95%) HTTP
4 7 (1.24%) Firewall
5 6 (1.07%) VoIP
6 5 (0.89%) Intranet
6 5 (0.89%) LAN
6 5 (0.89%) SAN
6 5 (0.89%) SMTP
6 5 (0.89%) WAN
7 4 (0.71%) DHCP
7 4 (0.71%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.53%) FTP
8 3 (0.53%) SMS
9 2 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.36%) Wireless
10 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.18%) Extranet
10 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (27.53%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.35%) Relational Database
3 45 (7.99%) NoSQL
4 41 (7.28%) Oracle Database
5 40 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (6.75%) MySQL
6 38 (6.75%) RDBMS
6 38 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (6.04%) Power BI
7 34 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (4.80%) MongoDB
9 23 (4.09%) Big Data
9 23 (4.09%) BusinessObjects
10 21 (3.73%) QlikView
11 20 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (3.20%) Oracle Database 12c
13 17 (3.02%) DB2
14 14 (2.49%) Hadoop
15 13 (2.31%) SAP Data Services
15 13 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 55 (9.77%) Selenium
3 42 (7.46%) JUnit
4 33 (5.86%) JIRA
4 33 (5.86%) Visual Studio
5 32 (5.68%) Jasmine
6 31 (5.51%) Protractor
7 28 (4.97%) TestNG
8 22 (3.91%) Cucumber
9 21 (3.73%) TeamCity
10 20 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 18 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (2.84%) Jenkins
13 15 (2.66%) SpecFlow
14 14 (2.49%) Trac
15 13 (2.31%) Android Studio
15 13 (2.31%) Xcode
16 10 (1.78%) Mercurial
16 10 (1.78%) Subversion
16 10 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 113 (20.07%) Finance
2 68 (12.08%) Marketing
3 47 (8.35%) Telecoms
4 46 (8.17%) Electronics
4 46 (8.17%) Manufacturing
5 27 (4.80%) Retail
6 11 (1.95%) Games
7 9 (1.60%) Banking
7 9 (1.60%) Legal
8 4 (0.71%) Advertising
9 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 261 (46.36%) Developer
2 126 (22.38%) Analyst
3 66 (11.72%) Software Developer
4 65 (11.55%) Junior
5 50 (8.88%) Junior Developer
6 44 (7.82%) .NET Developer
7 41 (7.28%) C# Developer
8 39 (6.93%) Senior Developer
9 37 (6.57%) Java Developer
9 37 (6.57%) Junior Software Developer
10 31 (5.51%) Test Analyst
11 29 (5.15%) SQL Developer
12 27 (4.80%) Software Engineer
13 26 (4.62%) Data Engineer
14 24 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (4.26%) Support Analyst
15 23 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
16 22 (3.91%) Consultant
16 22 (3.91%) Graduate
17 21 (3.73%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (29.13%) .NET
2 124 (22.02%) HTML
3 95 (16.87%) CSS
4 52 (9.24%) Web Services
4 52 (9.24%) XML
5 49 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 41 (7.28%) AngularJS
7 32 (5.68%) REST
8 29 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (4.97%) jQuery
10 24 (4.26%) SOAP
11 22 (3.91%) HTML5
11 22 (3.91%) J2EE
11 22 (3.91%) Spring
12 21 (3.73%) .NET Framework
13 19 (3.37%) Hibernate
14 18 (3.20%) React
15 17 (3.02%) JSON
16 15 (2.66%) Node.js
17 13 (2.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.57%) User Experience
3 32 (5.68%) Algorithms
4 31 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (3.73%) Fintech
6 12 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.24%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.89%) Blog
11 5 (0.89%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.71%) Clustering
12 4 (0.71%) EPoS
13 3 (0.53%) CCTV
14 2 (0.36%) CMDB
14 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.36%) NHS
15 1 (0.18%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.10%) Windows
2 33 (5.86%) Linux
3 20 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.49%) Android
4 14 (2.49%) Unix
5 13 (2.31%) Solaris
6 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (20.60%) Business Intelligence
3 104 (18.47%) SDLC
4 84 (14.92%) Scrum
5 79 (14.03%) Software Engineering
6 75 (13.32%) Test Automation
7 71 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
8 70 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (11.55%) TDD
10 63 (11.19%) MVC
11 61 (10.83%) OO
12 51 (9.06%) DevOps
13 47 (8.35%) Digital Marketing
14 46 (8.17%) Programme Management
15 42 (7.46%) ETL
16 37 (6.57%) Unit Testing
17 36 (6.39%) Data Science
17 36 (6.39%) Machine Learning
18 35 (6.22%) Analytics
19 33 (5.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 193 (34.28%) C#
2 179 (31.79%) Java
3 141 (25.04%) JavaScript
4 79 (14.03%) T-SQL
5 78 (13.85%) Python
6 44 (7.82%) PHP
7 36 (6.39%) C++
8 35 (6.22%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.20%) R
10 15 (2.66%) Ruby
10 15 (2.66%) VB.NET
11 14 (2.49%) Scala
12 13 (2.31%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.13%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.95%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.60%) C
15 9 (1.60%) VBA
16 8 (1.42%) VB
17 7 (1.24%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.71%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 52 (9.24%) Degree
2 18 (3.20%) ISTQB
2 18 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.31%) ISEB
3 13 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.71%) MCSA
8 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MBA
9 1 (0.18%) MCP
9 1 (0.18%) MCSE
9 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.42%) QA
2 6 (1.07%) SLA
3 4 (0.71%) GDPR
3 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.53%) PMO
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.36%) WCAG
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.02%) Docker
3 15 (2.66%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.71%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.18%) KVM
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (0.71%) Puppet
2 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) Ansible
3 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 100 (17.76%) Oracle
3 62 (11.01%) SAP
4 39 (6.93%) Tableau
5 24 (4.26%) Google
6 11 (1.95%) Cognos
7 10 (1.78%) Informatica
8 9 (1.60%) VMware
9 6 (1.07%) Adobe
10 5 (0.89%) Citrix
10 5 (0.89%) Talend
10 5 (0.89%) Telerik
10 5 (0.89%) Workday
11 4 (0.71%) Epicor
12 3 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.36%) Apple
13 2 (0.36%) BT
13 2 (0.36%) Cadence
13 2 (0.36%) Civica
13 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com