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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 619 699 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.88% 18.62% 21.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.34% 30.12% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 563 597 615
Bristol median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,850
90th Percentile £62,300 £63,750 £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 2,264 2,321 1,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.74% 61.81% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,863 1,959 1,647
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,250
South West median annual salary £44,500 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.55% +3.44% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 246 (39.74%) C#
2 224 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (33.93%) .NET
4 188 (30.37%) SQL Server
5 185 (29.89%) Java
6 173 (27.95%) JavaScript
7 165 (26.66%) HTML
8 139 (22.46%) CSS
9 137 (22.13%) Microsoft
10 133 (21.49%) Finance
11 122 (19.71%) Business Intelligence
12 120 (19.39%) SDLC
13 114 (18.42%) Scrum
14 103 (16.64%) Oracle
15 98 (15.83%) MVC
16 97 (15.67%) Python
17 91 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
18 85 (13.73%) Test Automation
19 81 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
19 81 (13.09%) T-SQL
20 80 (12.92%) Degree
20 80 (12.92%) TDD
20 80 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
21 73 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
22 72 (11.63%) Software Engineering
23 68 (10.99%) Selenium
24 67 (10.82%) ASP.NET
25 64 (10.34%) Marketing
26 62 (10.02%) Git (software)
27 61 (9.85%) AngularJS

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 22 (3.55%) Apache
2 21 (3.39%) CMS
3 15 (2.42%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.10%) nginx
5 11 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.78%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.97%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.81%) IIS
9 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.65%) WordPress
10 3 (0.48%) Mattermost
10 3 (0.48%) XWiki
11 2 (0.32%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.29%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.97%) Magento
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.48%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 73 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.75%) SaaS
4 12 (1.94%) PaaS
5 11 (1.78%) GitHub
6 9 (1.45%) IaaS
7 7 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.13%) Office 365
8 6 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.97%) Serverless
9 5 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.65%) NuGet
11 3 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.48%) G Suite
11 3 (0.48%) npm
11 3 (0.48%) Slack
12 2 (0.32%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.91%) DNS
1 18 (2.91%) HTTP
2 15 (2.42%) SSL
3 8 (1.29%) DHCP
4 7 (1.13%) SMS
5 6 (0.97%) FTP
5 6 (0.97%) SAN
5 6 (0.97%) SMTP
5 6 (0.97%) VoIP
6 4 (0.65%) Extranet
6 4 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.65%) LAN
6 4 (0.65%) WAN
7 3 (0.48%) Firewall
7 3 (0.48%) Intranet
7 3 (0.48%) SNMP
7 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.48%) VPN
8 2 (0.32%) Modbus
8 2 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (30.37%) SQL Server
2 61 (9.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (8.40%) NoSQL
4 51 (8.24%) MySQL
5 46 (7.43%) Power BI
6 44 (7.11%) Relational Database
7 41 (6.62%) Oracle Database
8 36 (5.82%) RDBMS
9 33 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (5.17%) Big Data
11 28 (4.52%) MongoDB
12 25 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (3.88%) QlikView
14 19 (3.07%) Hadoop
14 19 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
16 16 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (10.99%) Selenium
2 62 (10.02%) Git (software)
3 56 (9.05%) JUnit
4 45 (7.27%) Jasmine
4 45 (7.27%) JIRA
4 45 (7.27%) Protractor
5 44 (7.11%) TestNG
6 35 (5.65%) Visual Studio
7 27 (4.36%) Eclipse
8 26 (4.20%) Jenkins
9 23 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (3.72%) TeamCity
10 15 (2.42%) Subversion
10 15 (2.42%) Trac
11 14 (2.26%) Android Studio
11 14 (2.26%) Cucumber
11 14 (2.26%) Mercurial
12 13 (2.10%) Xcode
13 12 (1.94%) SpecFlow
14 9 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 133 (21.49%) Finance
2 64 (10.34%) Marketing
3 48 (7.75%) Telecoms
4 44 (7.11%) Manufacturing
5 42 (6.79%) Electronics
6 31 (5.01%) Retail
7 18 (2.91%) Games
8 12 (1.94%) Legal
9 9 (1.45%) Banking
10 5 (0.81%) Advertising
10 5 (0.81%) Law
11 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 304 (49.11%) Developer
2 127 (20.52%) Analyst
3 78 (12.60%) Software Developer
4 75 (12.12%) Junior
5 70 (11.31%) .NET Developer
6 64 (10.34%) C# Developer
7 61 (9.85%) Junior Developer
8 55 (8.89%) Java Developer
9 45 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 38 (6.14%) Junior Software Developer
11 36 (5.82%) Graduate
12 33 (5.33%) Senior Developer
12 33 (5.33%) SQL Developer
13 30 (4.85%) Software Engineer
14 26 (4.20%) Graduate Developer
15 25 (4.04%) Applications Support
15 25 (4.04%) Support Analyst
15 25 (4.04%) Test Analyst
16 24 (3.88%) Consultant
17 21 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (33.93%) .NET
2 165 (26.66%) HTML
3 139 (22.46%) CSS
4 67 (10.82%) ASP.NET
5 61 (9.85%) AngularJS
6 59 (9.53%) XML
7 44 (7.11%) Web Services
8 41 (6.62%) jQuery
9 40 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (5.82%) HTML5
11 31 (5.01%) REST
12 29 (4.68%) .NET Framework
12 29 (4.68%) React
12 29 (4.68%) Spring
13 27 (4.36%) CSS3
14 25 (4.04%) J2EE
15 24 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (3.88%) SOAP
16 23 (3.72%) JSON
17 20 (3.23%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 39 (6.30%) User Experience
4 35 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (5.17%) Algorithms
6 18 (2.91%) Fintech
7 14 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.10%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.13%) Clustering
11 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.81%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.81%) EPoS
13 4 (0.65%) Graphic Design
14 3 (0.48%) Blog
14 3 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.95%) Linux
2 42 (6.79%) Windows
3 19 (3.07%) Unix
4 18 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.58%) Android
6 11 (1.78%) Solaris
7 7 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.48%) Debian
10 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (19.71%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (19.39%) SDLC
4 114 (18.42%) Scrum
5 98 (15.83%) MVC
6 91 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (13.73%) Test Automation
8 80 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
8 80 (12.92%) TDD
9 72 (11.63%) Software Engineering
10 54 (8.72%) DevOps
10 54 (8.72%) OO
11 46 (7.43%) Machine Learning
12 45 (7.27%) Analytics
13 42 (6.79%) Digital Marketing
13 42 (6.79%) Programme Management
14 39 (6.30%) Project Management
15 37 (5.98%) Mentoring
16 36 (5.82%) Open Source
17 34 (5.49%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 246 (39.74%) C#
2 185 (29.89%) Java
3 173 (27.95%) JavaScript
4 97 (15.67%) Python
5 81 (13.09%) T-SQL
6 54 (8.72%) PHP
7 37 (5.98%) C++
8 35 (5.65%) PL/SQL
9 20 (3.23%) R
10 19 (3.07%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.10%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.10%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.94%) Scala
13 11 (1.78%) Ruby
14 10 (1.62%) C
15 9 (1.45%) VBA
16 8 (1.29%) Java 8
17 7 (1.13%) TypeScript
18 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
19 5 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (12.92%) Degree
2 18 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.42%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.81%) ISEB
6 5 (0.81%) MCSA
7 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.32%) MCSE
8 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) CCNA
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) MBA
8 1 (0.16%) MCP
8 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.42%) QA
2 6 (0.97%) PMO
3 4 (0.65%) GDPR
3 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.65%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.91%) Docker
3 16 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.65%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.16%) KVM
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.81%) Puppet
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Ansible
3 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 137 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 103 (16.64%) Oracle
3 46 (7.43%) SAP
4 45 (7.27%) Tableau
5 26 (4.20%) Google
6 13 (2.10%) Cognos
7 10 (1.62%) Informatica
8 8 (1.29%) VMware
9 7 (1.13%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.81%) Citrix
10 5 (0.81%) hybris
10 5 (0.81%) IBM
10 5 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.81%) Telerik
11 4 (0.65%) Adobe
11 4 (0.65%) Cadence
11 4 (0.65%) Epicor
12 3 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.48%) Workday
13 2 (0.32%) BT