Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 759 625 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.43% 17.20% 21.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.56% 28.33% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 664 504 682
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £24,050
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%

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 2,405 2,206 1,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.56% 60.70% 57.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,038 1,885 1,833
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 324 (42.69%) C#
2 312 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (35.57%) JavaScript
4 250 (32.94%) Java
5 243 (32.02%) .NET
6 236 (31.09%) HTML
7 199 (26.22%) CSS
8 194 (25.56%) SQL Server
9 174 (22.92%) Finance
10 173 (22.79%) Scrum
11 164 (21.61%) Business Intelligence
12 148 (19.50%) Microsoft
13 141 (18.58%) Python
14 140 (18.45%) SDLC
15 130 (17.13%) Test Automation
15 130 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
16 125 (16.47%) Software Engineering
17 122 (16.07%) Degree
18 113 (14.89%) Oracle
19 112 (14.76%) MVC
20 109 (14.36%) Selenium
21 105 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
22 102 (13.44%) T-SQL
23 101 (13.31%) JUnit
24 99 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
25 95 (12.52%) Git (software)
26 91 (11.99%) Microsoft Azure
26 91 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
27 85 (11.20%) NoSQL
28 83 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 41 (5.40%) Apache
2 28 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 26 (3.43%) CMS
4 21 (2.77%) Apache Pig
4 21 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (2.77%) nginx
5 18 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.84%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.32%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.92%) JBoss
10 7 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.79%) IIS
11 6 (0.79%) SAS
11 6 (0.79%) WordPress
12 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.40%) Confluence
14 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.19%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.71%) Visualfiles
2 9 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.92%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.66%) Magento
5 4 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (0.53%) Sage X3
5 4 (0.53%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.40%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.26%) Maximo
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 91 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
1 91 (11.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (5.67%) GitHub
3 29 (3.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 19 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
5 15 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.71%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.45%) SaaS
8 10 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.66%) PaaS
12 4 (0.53%) Office 365
12 4 (0.53%) Serverless
12 4 (0.53%) Taleo
13 3 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.40%) npm
14 2 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.26%) IaaS
14 2 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.43%) SMS
2 19 (2.50%) HTTP
3 13 (1.71%) DNS
4 11 (1.45%) Extranet
5 7 (0.92%) DHCP
5 7 (0.92%) SSL
6 6 (0.79%) SSH
6 6 (0.79%) WAN
7 5 (0.66%) FTP
7 5 (0.66%) LAN
7 5 (0.66%) SAN
7 5 (0.66%) SMTP
8 4 (0.53%) VPN
9 3 (0.40%) Modbus
9 3 (0.40%) SNMP
10 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.13%) Broadband
11 1 (0.13%) Internet
11 1 (0.13%) PBX
11 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 85 (11.20%) NoSQL
3 83 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (9.88%) MySQL
5 69 (9.09%) Big Data
6 55 (7.25%) Power BI
7 54 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (5.93%) Relational Database
10 42 (5.53%) Amazon Redshift
11 40 (5.27%) MongoDB
12 39 (5.14%) Hadoop
13 33 (4.35%) Oracle Database
14 29 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 27 (3.56%) RDBMS
16 26 (3.43%) QlikView
17 23 (3.03%) Redis
18 21 (2.77%) Apache Hive
19 20 (2.64%) Presto
20 19 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 109 (14.36%) Selenium
2 101 (13.31%) JUnit
3 95 (12.52%) Git (software)
4 79 (10.41%) TestNG
5 78 (10.28%) Protractor
6 76 (10.01%) Jasmine
7 53 (6.98%) JIRA
8 30 (3.95%) Jenkins
9 29 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (3.43%) Cucumber
11 25 (3.29%) Eclipse
11 25 (3.29%) Subversion
11 25 (3.29%) Visual Studio
12 23 (3.03%) TeamCity
13 22 (2.90%) Maven
14 18 (2.37%) Mercurial
15 15 (1.98%) PHPUnit
16 13 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
17 12 (1.58%) Ant
18 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 174 (22.92%) Finance
2 74 (9.75%) Marketing
3 65 (8.56%) Manufacturing
4 64 (8.43%) Electronics
5 61 (8.04%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.69%) Legal
7 22 (2.90%) Retail
8 16 (2.11%) Law
9 15 (1.98%) Games
10 13 (1.71%) Banking
11 8 (1.05%) Advertising
12 7 (0.92%) Back Office
13 4 (0.53%) French Language
13 4 (0.53%) German Language
14 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 376 (49.54%) Developer
2 116 (15.28%) Analyst
3 87 (11.46%) .NET Developer
4 86 (11.33%) Java Developer
5 80 (10.54%) C# Developer
6 69 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 63 (8.30%) Senior Developer
8 59 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 54 (7.11%) Software Engineer
9 54 (7.11%) SQL Developer
10 42 (5.53%) Junior
11 40 (5.27%) Graduate
12 36 (4.74%) Consultant
13 34 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
13 34 (4.48%) Junior Developer
14 33 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 30 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
16 28 (3.69%) Tester
17 27 (3.56%) Data Analyst
17 27 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (32.02%) .NET
2 236 (31.09%) HTML
3 199 (26.22%) CSS
4 81 (10.67%) ASP.NET
5 75 (9.88%) AngularJS
6 63 (8.30%) Web Services
7 58 (7.64%) jQuery
8 57 (7.51%) HTML5
9 55 (7.25%) XML
10 49 (6.46%) .NET Framework
11 47 (6.19%) RESTful
12 45 (5.93%) CSS3
13 44 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 41 (5.40%) Spring
15 40 (5.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (5.14%) React
17 33 (4.35%) REST
18 30 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 26 (3.43%) Entity Framework
20 21 (2.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 99 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.51%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.53%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (4.22%) Algorithms
5 30 (3.95%) User Experience
6 24 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (2.77%) Data Structures
8 20 (2.64%) Clustering
8 20 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.19%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.05%) Fintech
13 7 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.79%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.79%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.79%) Replication
14 6 (0.79%) Social Network
15 5 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.66%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.83%) Linux
2 40 (5.27%) Windows
3 19 (2.50%) Unix
4 11 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.32%) Solaris
6 7 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.40%) Android
7 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.26%) Debian
8 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) AIX
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (22.79%) Scrum
3 164 (21.61%) Business Intelligence
4 140 (18.45%) SDLC
5 130 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
5 130 (17.13%) Test Automation
6 125 (16.47%) Software Engineering
7 112 (14.76%) MVC
8 105 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
9 70 (9.22%) Open Source
10 65 (8.56%) ETL
11 60 (7.91%) Analytics
12 57 (7.51%) OO
13 56 (7.38%) TDD
14 54 (7.11%) Digital Marketing
14 54 (7.11%) Programme Management
15 51 (6.72%) DevOps
16 49 (6.46%) Visualisation
17 47 (6.19%) Mentoring
17 47 (6.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 324 (42.69%) C#
2 270 (35.57%) JavaScript
3 250 (32.94%) Java
4 141 (18.58%) Python
5 102 (13.44%) T-SQL
6 49 (6.46%) PHP
7 29 (3.82%) PL/SQL
7 29 (3.82%) Ruby
8 28 (3.69%) C++
9 23 (3.03%) R
10 21 (2.77%) Scala
11 19 (2.50%) VB.NET
12 16 (2.11%) C
13 14 (1.84%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.32%) Erlang
15 10 (1.32%) TypeScript
16 9 (1.19%) Java 8
17 8 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.92%) ES6
Qualifications
1 122 (16.07%) Degree
2 28 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.58%) Oracle Certification
6 11 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.79%) ISEB
8 6 (0.79%) MCSE
8 6 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.66%) CCNA
9 5 (0.66%) MCSA
10 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.53%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.40%) MCP
12 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.35%) QA
2 11 (1.45%) GDPR
3 8 (1.05%) PMO
4 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.53%) SLA
6 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (5.40%) Docker
2 17 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.53%) XenApp
4 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.13%) HDFS
6 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 148 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 113 (14.89%) Oracle
3 71 (9.35%) SAP
4 60 (7.91%) Tableau
5 30 (3.95%) Google
6 18 (2.37%) Atlassian
7 15 (1.98%) VMware
8 9 (1.19%) Cognos
8 9 (1.19%) Intapp
9 7 (0.92%) Cadence
9 7 (0.92%) Sage
9 7 (0.92%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.66%) Capita
10 5 (0.66%) Cisco
10 5 (0.66%) Citrix
10 5 (0.66%) IBM
11 4 (0.53%) hybris
11 4 (0.53%) Informatica
11 4 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.53%) Salesforce.com