Period
to 17 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 681 624 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 18.71% 19.18% 21.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.17% 34.30% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 593 498 702
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,310
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.75% +11.52%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 2,185 1,819 2,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 60.04% 55.92% 59.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,834 1,552 1,977
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,150 £27,775 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Bristol

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

1 285 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (38.62%) C#
3 237 (34.80%) SQL Server
4 224 (32.89%) JavaScript
5 200 (29.37%) .NET
6 195 (28.63%) Java
7 185 (27.17%) HTML
8 167 (24.52%) Business Intelligence
9 162 (23.79%) Microsoft
10 141 (20.70%) CSS
11 123 (18.06%) T-SQL
12 110 (16.15%) Software Engineering
12 110 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 109 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
14 108 (15.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 105 (15.42%) Degree
15 105 (15.42%) ASP.NET
16 98 (14.39%) Finance
17 97 (14.24%) Scrum
18 96 (14.10%) OO
19 94 (13.80%) Test Automation
20 89 (13.07%) Python
21 87 (12.78%) ETL
22 85 (12.48%) MVC
23 82 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
24 78 (11.45%) SDLC
25 76 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
25 76 (11.16%) XML
26 71 (10.43%) Web Services
26 71 (10.43%) Data Warehouse

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 53 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.70%) Apache Spark
3 29 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.35%) SilverStripe
5 13 (1.91%) Apache Pig
6 12 (1.76%) Confluence
7 11 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.47%) Apache
8 10 (1.47%) CMS
9 9 (1.32%) NetWeaver
9 9 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.32%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.03%) IIS
11 6 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.73%) SAS
12 5 (0.73%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.59%) JBoss
13 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.59%) WordPress
14 3 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 46 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (4.11%) Visualfiles
2 11 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.29%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 109 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (8.81%) SaaS
4 32 (4.70%) Amazon Kinesis
5 28 (4.11%) Amazon EMR
6 21 (3.08%) GitHub
7 19 (2.79%) IaaS
7 19 (2.79%) PaaS
8 17 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (1.32%) npm
10 6 (0.88%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.88%) Slack
11 5 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.73%) G Suite
11 5 (0.73%) Heroku
12 4 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.91%) Internet
2 12 (1.76%) SSL
3 9 (1.32%) HTTP
3 9 (1.32%) SMS
4 8 (1.17%) Extranet
5 6 (0.88%) Intranet
6 5 (0.73%) DHCP
6 5 (0.73%) DNS
6 5 (0.73%) WAN
7 4 (0.59%) LAN
7 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.44%) LDAP
8 3 (0.44%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.44%) Wireless
9 2 (0.29%) AMQP
9 2 (0.29%) MQTT
9 2 (0.29%) Skype
9 2 (0.29%) SMTP
9 2 (0.29%) SNMP
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (34.80%) SQL Server
2 110 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 108 (15.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (8.08%) NoSQL
6 49 (7.20%) Power BI
7 47 (6.90%) MySQL
8 34 (4.99%) Relational Database
9 33 (4.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 31 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (4.11%) Amazon Athena
12 28 (4.11%) Big Data
13 26 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
14 25 (3.67%) BigQuery
15 23 (3.38%) QlikView
16 20 (2.94%) Hadoop
17 18 (2.64%) Apache Hive
18 17 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 15 (2.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (9.54%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.37%) Selenium
3 48 (7.05%) Jenkins
4 43 (6.31%) JUnit
5 42 (6.17%) JIRA
6 39 (5.73%) Visual Studio
7 36 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 26 (3.82%) Protractor
9 26 (3.82%) SpecFlow
10 25 (3.67%) Jasmine
11 22 (3.23%) Maven
12 18 (2.64%) TeamCity
13 17 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (2.50%) TestNG
14 16 (2.35%) NUnit
15 14 (2.06%) Eclipse
15 14 (2.06%) Mercurial
15 14 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (1.47%) Calabash
General
1 98 (14.39%) Finance
2 55 (8.08%) Electronics
3 50 (7.34%) Marketing
4 45 (6.61%) Telecoms
5 41 (6.02%) Manufacturing
6 34 (4.99%) Legal
7 28 (4.11%) Law
8 18 (2.64%) Advertising
9 13 (1.91%) Retail
10 8 (1.17%) Back Office
10 8 (1.17%) Local Government
11 7 (1.03%) Banking
12 3 (0.44%) French Language
12 3 (0.44%) German Language
13 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.29%) Games
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 334 (49.05%) Developer
2 114 (16.74%) Analyst
3 76 (11.16%) .NET Developer
4 63 (9.25%) Java Developer
4 63 (9.25%) Software Developer
5 60 (8.81%) Senior Developer
6 50 (7.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 45 (6.61%) Applications Support
8 42 (6.17%) C# Developer
9 38 (5.58%) Software Engineer
10 33 (4.85%) Graduate
10 33 (4.85%) SQL Developer
10 33 (4.85%) Support Analyst
11 29 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 28 (4.11%) PHP Developer
12 28 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
13 26 (3.82%) Junior
14 25 (3.67%) Business Developer
14 25 (3.67%) Data Analyst
14 25 (3.67%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (29.37%) .NET
2 185 (27.17%) HTML
3 141 (20.70%) CSS
4 105 (15.42%) ASP.NET
5 76 (11.16%) XML
6 71 (10.43%) Web Services
7 61 (8.96%) AngularJS
7 61 (8.96%) jQuery
8 51 (7.49%) Spring
9 50 (7.34%) REST
10 44 (6.46%) HTML5
10 44 (6.46%) RESTful
11 43 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (4.99%) Ajax
12 34 (4.99%) React
13 28 (4.11%) Node.js
14 27 (3.96%) SOAP
15 25 (3.67%) .NET Framework
15 25 (3.67%) JSON
16 22 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.64%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.29%) User Experience
4 22 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.94%) Clustering
6 19 (2.79%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.50%) Internet of Things
7 17 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.47%) NHS
10 8 (1.17%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.17%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.03%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.88%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.88%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.73%) Fintech
14 4 (0.59%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.44%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.44%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.93%) Windows
2 46 (6.75%) Linux
3 25 (3.67%) Windows 7
4 16 (2.35%) Windows 10
5 15 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.91%) Unix
7 5 (0.73%) Solaris
8 4 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.44%) Android
10 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (24.52%) Business Intelligence
3 110 (16.15%) Software Engineering
4 97 (14.24%) Scrum
5 96 (14.10%) OO
6 94 (13.80%) Test Automation
7 87 (12.78%) ETL
8 85 (12.48%) MVC
9 78 (11.45%) SDLC
10 67 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (9.84%) TDD
10 67 (9.84%) Web Development
11 58 (8.52%) Open Source
12 54 (7.93%) Analytics
13 47 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 46 (6.75%) DevOps
15 41 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
16 40 (5.87%) BDD
16 40 (5.87%) Digital Marketing
16 40 (5.87%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 263 (38.62%) C#
2 224 (32.89%) JavaScript
3 195 (28.63%) Java
4 123 (18.06%) T-SQL
5 89 (13.07%) Python
6 40 (5.87%) Ruby
7 38 (5.58%) PHP
8 29 (4.26%) Scala
9 27 (3.96%) VB.NET
10 25 (3.67%) C++
11 21 (3.08%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.64%) TypeScript
13 16 (2.35%) R
14 15 (2.20%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.91%) VBScript
16 12 (1.76%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.32%) VB
18 8 (1.17%) Shell Script
19 7 (1.03%) VBA
20 6 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 105 (15.42%) Degree
2 37 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.76%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.47%) ISEB
7 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.59%) MCP
11 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.44%) MCSE
12 2 (0.29%) CCNA
12 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.29%) MCSA
12 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.15%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.38%) QA
2 9 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.59%) SLA
4 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.29%) HL7
5 2 (0.29%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (7.34%) Docker
2 16 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.17%) XenApp
4 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.44%) HDFS
5 3 (0.44%) LXC
5 3 (0.44%) NFS
6 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.15%) Samba
7 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.44%) Kibana
1 3 (0.44%) Puppet
1 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.15%) Nagios
3 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 162 (23.79%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.66%) Oracle
3 47 (6.90%) SAP
4 41 (6.02%) Tableau
5 21 (3.08%) Google
6 17 (2.50%) VMware
7 16 (2.35%) iManage
8 15 (2.20%) Atlassian
9 14 (2.06%) Citrix
10 10 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.17%) Cadence
12 6 (0.88%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.73%) Genesys
13 5 (0.73%) IFS
14 4 (0.59%) Adobe
14 4 (0.59%) BT
14 4 (0.59%) Cognos
15 3 (0.44%) Cisco
15 3 (0.44%) Informatica
15 3 (0.44%) Intel