Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 582 757 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.14% 20.18% 16.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.94% 33.17% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 517 672 447
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £57,500
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 2,011 2,282 2,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 55.75% 60.82% 57.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,633 1,975 1,709
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,300 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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 £50,000 -
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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.

1 242 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (28.69%) C#
3 149 (25.60%) SQL Server
4 148 (25.43%) JavaScript
5 145 (24.91%) .NET
6 143 (24.57%) Java
7 128 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
8 102 (17.53%) Microsoft
9 101 (17.35%) Python
10 98 (16.84%) Finance
11 92 (15.81%) Oracle
12 90 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
13 89 (15.29%) Software Engineering
14 84 (14.43%) Git (software)
15 83 (14.26%) SDLC
16 82 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
17 80 (13.75%) Scrum
18 76 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
19 71 (12.20%) Tableau
20 70 (12.03%) Linux
21 69 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
21 69 (11.86%) Analytics
22 68 (11.68%) HTML
23 67 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
24 66 (11.34%) MVC
25 64 (11.00%) OO
26 59 (10.14%) XML
27 57 (9.79%) Test Automation
28 56 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
29 55 (9.45%) PHP

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 14 (2.41%) Apache
2 12 (2.06%) Apache Solr
3 9 (1.55%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.55%) SAS
3 9 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.03%) CMS
5 6 (1.03%) IIS
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.69%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.52%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.52%) GeoServer
7 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.34%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) Drupal
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.52%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.52%) FastStats
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 76 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.23%) Office 365
4 12 (2.06%) OpenShift
5 9 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.55%) IaaS
5 9 (1.55%) PaaS
6 8 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.20%) SaaS
8 5 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.69%) Route 53
9 4 (0.69%) Serverless
10 3 (0.52%) Azure Functions
10 3 (0.52%) GitHub
11 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.06%) Extranet
2 10 (1.72%) Firewall
3 9 (1.55%) Wireless
4 4 (0.69%) HTTP
4 4 (0.69%) LAN
4 4 (0.69%) SAN
4 4 (0.69%) Skype
5 3 (0.52%) DNS
5 3 (0.52%) Internet
5 3 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.52%) VoIP
6 2 (0.34%) H.323
6 2 (0.34%) MPLS
6 2 (0.34%) SMTP
7 1 (0.17%) Intranet
7 1 (0.17%) Parlay
7 1 (0.17%) SSL
7 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 56 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (8.93%) MySQL
4 49 (8.42%) Relational Database
5 44 (7.56%) Power BI
6 40 (6.87%) NoSQL
7 39 (6.70%) Oracle Database
8 38 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (5.50%) QlikView
11 31 (5.33%) MongoDB
12 26 (4.47%) Hadoop
13 25 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (4.30%) RDBMS
14 22 (3.78%) Big Data
15 18 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
18 13 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 84 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.84%) Selenium
3 31 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.12%) Cucumber
5 22 (3.78%) JUnit
6 21 (3.61%) Protractor
6 21 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (3.61%) Visual Studio
7 19 (3.26%) JIRA
8 16 (2.75%) SpecFlow
9 12 (2.06%) Jasmine
10 11 (1.89%) NUnit
10 11 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (1.72%) TestNG
12 9 (1.55%) PHPUnit
13 8 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (1.03%) Mercurial
14 6 (1.03%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.86%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 98 (16.84%) Finance
2 42 (7.22%) Retail
3 39 (6.70%) Marketing
4 29 (4.98%) Manufacturing
5 27 (4.64%) Electronics
5 27 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.61%) Banking
7 12 (2.06%) Legal
8 6 (1.03%) Law
9 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.52%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 222 (38.14%) Developer
2 129 (22.16%) Analyst
3 49 (8.42%) Software Developer
4 44 (7.56%) Software Engineer
5 41 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 38 (6.53%) C# Developer
7 36 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 32 (5.50%) Support Analyst
9 30 (5.15%) Data Engineer
9 30 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
10 27 (4.64%) Applications Support
11 26 (4.47%) Junior
12 25 (4.30%) PHP Developer
13 24 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (3.78%) Data Analyst
14 22 (3.78%) Python Engineer
15 21 (3.61%) SQL Developer
16 20 (3.44%) Graduate
16 20 (3.44%) Support Engineer
17 19 (3.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (24.91%) .NET
2 68 (11.68%) HTML
3 59 (10.14%) XML
4 53 (9.11%) CSS
5 51 (8.76%) ASP.NET
6 48 (8.25%) Web Services
7 43 (7.39%) React
8 34 (5.84%) REST
9 31 (5.33%) .NET Framework
10 28 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (4.12%) AngularJS
11 24 (4.12%) Vue.js
12 23 (3.95%) Hibernate
12 23 (3.95%) Spring
13 21 (3.61%) jQuery
14 18 (3.09%) JSON
15 16 (2.75%) .NET Core
15 16 (2.75%) J2EE
15 16 (2.75%) RESTful
16 15 (2.58%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 90 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.12%) Algorithms
3 21 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.09%) User Experience
5 14 (2.41%) EPoS
5 14 (2.41%) Fintech
5 14 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (0.69%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.52%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.52%) NHS
9 3 (0.52%) Replication
10 2 (0.34%) CMDB
10 2 (0.34%) Life Science
10 2 (0.34%) Robotics
10 2 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.03%) Linux
2 53 (9.11%) Windows
3 39 (6.70%) Unix
4 16 (2.75%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.86%) CentOS
6 5 (0.86%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.69%) Solaris
8 3 (0.52%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.34%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) Android
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) HPUX
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (15.29%) Software Engineering
4 83 (14.26%) SDLC
5 82 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
6 80 (13.75%) Scrum
7 69 (11.86%) Analytics
7 69 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (11.34%) MVC
9 64 (11.00%) OO
10 57 (9.79%) Test Automation
11 54 (9.28%) DevOps
12 52 (8.93%) ETL
13 44 (7.56%) Unit Testing
14 38 (6.53%) Computer Science
14 38 (6.53%) Data Science
15 34 (5.84%) Project Management
15 34 (5.84%) Visualisation
16 32 (5.50%) Software Testing
17 31 (5.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 167 (28.69%) C#
2 148 (25.43%) JavaScript
3 143 (24.57%) Java
4 101 (17.35%) Python
5 55 (9.45%) PHP
6 51 (8.76%) T-SQL
7 30 (5.15%) TypeScript
8 29 (4.98%) C++
8 29 (4.98%) PL/SQL
9 28 (4.81%) R
10 23 (3.95%) C
10 23 (3.95%) VBA
11 20 (3.44%) Ruby
12 17 (2.92%) VB.NET
13 14 (2.41%) Scala
14 13 (2.23%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.89%) ES6
15 11 (1.89%) Java 8
16 9 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (8.08%) Degree
2 30 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.81%) ISTQB
4 23 (3.95%) ISEB
5 20 (3.44%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.37%) PhD
8 4 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.52%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.17%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.26%) QA
2 7 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.69%) GDPR
3 4 (0.69%) PMO
3 4 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.61%) Docker
3 12 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.55%) XenApp
5 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.52%) vSphere
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
8 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) Ansible
1 7 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.03%) SCCM
3 3 (0.52%) Terraform
4 2 (0.34%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.34%) LiteSpeed
4 2 (0.34%) Nagios
4 2 (0.34%) Packer
4 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 2 (0.34%) SCOM
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Sentry
5 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 92 (15.81%) Oracle
3 71 (12.20%) Tableau
4 50 (8.59%) SAP
5 25 (4.30%) VMware
6 14 (2.41%) Citrix
7 10 (1.72%) Teradata
8 9 (1.55%) Google
9 8 (1.37%) IBM
9 8 (1.37%) Progress
9 8 (1.37%) Talend
10 6 (1.03%) Cognos
10 6 (1.03%) Genesys
11 5 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.86%) Informatica
12 4 (0.69%) Cadence
12 4 (0.69%) HP
12 4 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.69%) Trillium
13 3 (0.52%) Civica