Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 705 681 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 18.90% 17.79% 22.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.72% 28.81% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 624 576 685
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,375 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +10.34%

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 2,295 2,364 1,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.51% 61.74% 57.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,910 2,003 1,788
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,225 £26,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +1 3 £40,000 +33.33%
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 326 (46.24%) C#
2 292 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (36.74%) .NET
4 242 (34.33%) JavaScript
5 239 (33.90%) Java
6 226 (32.06%) HTML
7 194 (27.52%) CSS
8 193 (27.38%) SQL Server
9 170 (24.11%) Finance
10 156 (22.13%) Scrum
11 146 (20.71%) Microsoft
12 143 (20.28%) SDLC
13 137 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
14 136 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
15 133 (18.87%) Python
16 132 (18.72%) Test Automation
17 123 (17.45%) MVC
18 110 (15.60%) Oracle
19 109 (15.46%) Selenium
20 97 (13.76%) Degree
21 96 (13.62%) JUnit
22 94 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
23 91 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
23 91 (12.91%) Git (software)
24 90 (12.77%) Software Engineering
25 89 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
26 86 (12.20%) T-SQL
27 80 (11.35%) ASP.NET
27 80 (11.35%) TestNG
28 78 (11.06%) NoSQL

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 43 (6.10%) Apache
2 27 (3.83%) CMS
3 25 (3.55%) nginx
4 24 (3.40%) Apache Spark
5 16 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.27%) Umbraco
6 14 (1.99%) Apache Pig
7 13 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.99%) IIS
9 7 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.85%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.85%) WordPress
11 5 (0.71%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.43%) Confluence
13 3 (0.43%) Mattermost
13 3 (0.43%) SAS
13 3 (0.43%) XWiki
Applications
1 28 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.70%) Chatbot
2 12 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.99%) Magento
2 7 (0.99%) Visualfiles
3 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.43%) nopCommerce
6 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.28%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.28%) Maximo
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.28%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 89 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (4.96%) GitHub
4 22 (3.12%) Amazon Kinesis
5 14 (1.99%) Amazon S3
6 13 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.85%) Office 365
11 4 (0.57%) Serverless
12 3 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.43%) npm
12 3 (0.43%) NuGet
12 3 (0.43%) PaaS
12 3 (0.43%) SaaS
13 2 (0.28%) Taleo
14 1 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.12%) SMS
2 19 (2.70%) HTTP
3 16 (2.27%) DNS
4 10 (1.42%) SSL
5 8 (1.13%) Extranet
6 7 (0.99%) SAN
7 6 (0.85%) DHCP
7 6 (0.85%) FTP
7 6 (0.85%) SMTP
7 6 (0.85%) SSH
8 4 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.57%) VPN
9 3 (0.43%) Modbus
9 3 (0.43%) SNMP
9 3 (0.43%) WAN
10 2 (0.28%) LAN
10 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.14%) Broadband
11 1 (0.14%) PBX
11 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (27.38%) SQL Server
2 78 (11.06%) NoSQL
3 77 (10.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (10.64%) MySQL
5 51 (7.23%) Big Data
6 46 (6.52%) Power BI
7 38 (5.39%) MongoDB
7 38 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (5.25%) Hadoop
9 36 (5.11%) Oracle Database
10 35 (4.96%) Relational Database
11 26 (3.69%) Amazon Redshift
12 25 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (3.26%) RDBMS
14 22 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (3.12%) Redis
15 21 (2.98%) QlikView
15 21 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 109 (15.46%) Selenium
2 96 (13.62%) JUnit
3 91 (12.91%) Git (software)
4 80 (11.35%) TestNG
5 78 (11.06%) Protractor
6 76 (10.78%) Jasmine
7 55 (7.80%) JIRA
8 38 (5.39%) Visual Studio
9 33 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (4.26%) TeamCity
11 27 (3.83%) Eclipse
11 27 (3.83%) Jenkins
12 26 (3.69%) Subversion
13 20 (2.84%) Cucumber
14 19 (2.70%) Mercurial
15 15 (2.13%) Maven
15 15 (2.13%) PHPUnit
16 14 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (1.84%) SoapUI
17 13 (1.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 170 (24.11%) Finance
2 70 (9.93%) Marketing
3 57 (8.09%) Telecoms
4 54 (7.66%) Manufacturing
5 52 (7.38%) Electronics
6 27 (3.83%) Retail
7 20 (2.84%) Games
8 18 (2.55%) Legal
9 10 (1.42%) Banking
10 8 (1.13%) Law
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 351 (49.79%) Developer
2 127 (18.01%) Analyst
3 91 (12.91%) .NET Developer
4 84 (11.91%) C# Developer
5 76 (10.78%) Software Developer
6 71 (10.07%) Java Developer
7 62 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (8.37%) Junior
9 51 (7.23%) Junior Developer
10 43 (6.10%) Senior Developer
10 43 (6.10%) Software Engineer
11 40 (5.67%) SQL Developer
12 38 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 35 (4.96%) Graduate
14 32 (4.54%) Test Analyst
15 30 (4.26%) Consultant
16 27 (3.83%) Developer in Test
17 26 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
17 26 (3.69%) Support Analyst
17 26 (3.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (36.74%) .NET
2 226 (32.06%) HTML
3 194 (27.52%) CSS
4 80 (11.35%) ASP.NET
5 70 (9.93%) AngularJS
6 62 (8.79%) XML
7 55 (7.80%) jQuery
8 53 (7.52%) HTML5
9 52 (7.38%) Web Services
10 50 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 48 (6.81%) .NET Framework
12 46 (6.52%) CSS3
13 45 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (5.11%) React
15 33 (4.68%) REST
16 28 (3.97%) Entity Framework
16 28 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (3.69%) RESTful
17 26 (3.69%) Spring
18 24 (3.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 91 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 37 (5.25%) Algorithms
4 34 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (4.26%) User Experience
6 23 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (2.98%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.27%) Clustering
8 16 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.99%) Fintech
9 14 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.28%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.85%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.85%) EPoS
12 6 (0.85%) Replication
12 6 (0.85%) Social Network
13 5 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.09%) Linux
2 41 (5.82%) Windows
3 19 (2.70%) Unix
4 15 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.56%) Android
6 10 (1.42%) Solaris
7 8 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) Debian
9 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (22.13%) Scrum
3 143 (20.28%) SDLC
4 137 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
5 136 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
6 132 (18.72%) Test Automation
7 123 (17.45%) MVC
8 94 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
9 90 (12.77%) Software Engineering
10 68 (9.65%) TDD
11 66 (9.36%) DevOps
12 63 (8.94%) OO
13 49 (6.95%) Digital Marketing
13 49 (6.95%) Programme Management
14 48 (6.81%) Open Source
15 47 (6.67%) Analytics
16 45 (6.38%) Mentoring
17 44 (6.24%) ETL
18 42 (5.96%) Visualisation
19 41 (5.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 326 (46.24%) C#
2 242 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 239 (33.90%) Java
4 133 (18.87%) Python
5 86 (12.20%) T-SQL
6 56 (7.94%) PHP
7 37 (5.25%) C++
8 34 (4.82%) PL/SQL
9 20 (2.84%) R
9 20 (2.84%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.27%) Ruby
11 14 (1.99%) Scala
12 11 (1.56%) C
13 10 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.28%) Erlang
14 9 (1.28%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.13%) VBA
16 6 (0.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 97 (13.76%) Degree
2 24 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.84%) ISTQB
4 19 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.70%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.85%) ISEB
9 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.28%) MCSA
11 2 (0.28%) MCSE
12 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.14%) CCNP
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.14%) MBA
12 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.55%) QA
2 9 (1.28%) GDPR
2 9 (1.28%) PMO
3 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.43%) SLA
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (5.11%) Docker
2 15 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (0.57%) Puppet
3 3 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.14%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 146 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 110 (15.60%) Oracle
3 55 (7.80%) SAP
4 48 (6.81%) Tableau
5 29 (4.11%) Google
6 11 (1.56%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.28%) Capita
7 9 (1.28%) Cognos
8 8 (1.13%) Sitecore
9 6 (0.85%) hybris
9 6 (0.85%) Informatica
9 6 (0.85%) VMware
10 5 (0.71%) Citrix
10 5 (0.71%) Sage
10 5 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.57%) IBM
12 3 (0.43%) Cadence
12 3 (0.43%) Cisco
12 3 (0.43%) Epicor
12 3 (0.43%) Intapp