Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 270 309 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 22.86% 24.98% 23.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.01% 39.11% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 253 290 208
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,175
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £85,000
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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 794 790 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 67.23% 63.86% 62.67%
Number of salaries quoted 710 685 575
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £63,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Dorset

SQL
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Dorset.

Salary trend for SQL in Dorset

SQL
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Dorset over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Dorset

SQL
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Poole +2 115 £34,000 +1.49% 16
Bournemouth -3 107 £40,000 +14.29% 10
Dorchester -3 28 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Ferndown - 3 £42,500 - 1
Weymouth +1 2 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Wimborne -5 2 £45,000 +12.50%
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SQL.

1 149 (55.19%) .NET
2 147 (54.44%) C#
3 108 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 107 (39.63%) JavaScript
5 99 (36.67%) MVC
6 98 (36.30%) HTML
7 93 (34.44%) Microsoft
8 86 (31.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 85 (31.48%) CSS
10 83 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (24.07%) SQL Server
12 62 (22.96%) XML
13 56 (20.74%) jQuery
14 55 (20.37%) Finance
15 42 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
16 41 (15.19%) TDD
16 41 (15.19%) Software Engineering
17 39 (14.44%) Web Development
17 39 (14.44%) Python
17 39 (14.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 38 (14.07%) Java
19 37 (13.70%) Windows
20 35 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
21 33 (12.22%) Visual Studio
22 32 (11.85%) .NET Framework
22 32 (11.85%) Degree
22 32 (11.85%) KnockoutJS
23 30 (11.11%) AngularJS
23 30 (11.11%) SDLC

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 21 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.19%) IIS
3 8 (2.96%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.22%) CMS
5 4 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.74%) Site Server
7 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (8.52%) Office 365
3 17 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.59%) SaaS
5 3 (1.11%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.11%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (1.11%) GitHub
5 3 (1.11%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.44%) Firewall
2 11 (4.07%) DNS
3 10 (3.70%) VoIP
3 10 (3.70%) VPN
4 9 (3.33%) 3G
4 9 (3.33%) 4G
5 8 (2.96%) Skype
5 8 (2.96%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.59%) SSL
7 6 (2.22%) LAN
8 5 (1.85%) DHCP
8 5 (1.85%) SAN
8 5 (1.85%) WAN
8 5 (1.85%) Wireless
9 4 (1.48%) Internet
9 4 (1.48%) NAS
9 4 (1.48%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.11%) PABX
10 3 (1.11%) SMS
10 3 (1.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.15%) MySQL
3 16 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.19%) Power BI
5 11 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.33%) QlikView
8 8 (2.96%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.22%) Big Data
10 6 (2.22%) Spotfire
11 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.11%) SSDT
13 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.74%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (12.22%) Visual Studio
3 23 (8.52%) Git (software)
4 19 (7.04%) NUnit
5 9 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.33%) Selenium
5 9 (3.33%) Subversion
6 7 (2.59%) Maven
7 3 (1.11%) JIRA
7 3 (1.11%) PhpStorm
8 2 (0.74%) Grunt
8 2 (0.74%) Protractor
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 55 (20.37%) Finance
2 20 (7.41%) Retail
3 11 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.48%) Legal
5 2 (0.74%) Automotive
5 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 167 (61.85%) Developer
2 78 (28.89%) .NET Developer
3 75 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 55 (20.37%) C# Developer
5 43 (15.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (11.48%) Software Engineer
7 27 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (9.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (8.89%) .NET Software Developer
9 24 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 21 (7.78%) SQL Developer
11 20 (7.41%) Analyst
11 20 (7.41%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.93%) Junior
13 15 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
13 15 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
14 13 (4.81%) Junior Developer
14 13 (4.81%) VB.NET Developer
15 12 (4.44%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (55.19%) .NET
2 108 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 98 (36.30%) HTML
4 86 (31.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 85 (31.48%) CSS
6 62 (22.96%) XML
7 56 (20.74%) jQuery
8 39 (14.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (11.85%) .NET Framework
9 32 (11.85%) KnockoutJS
10 30 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 29 (10.74%) Entity Framework
12 23 (8.52%) JSON
13 19 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (5.93%) HTML5
15 15 (5.56%) WinForms
16 14 (5.19%) SOAP
17 13 (4.81%) REST
18 9 (3.33%) .NET Core
19 8 (2.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.63%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.96%) Clustering
4 8 (2.96%) Video\Live Streaming
5 7 (2.59%) Digital Signage
5 7 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (2.59%) IPTV
5 7 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.59%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.48%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.48%) User Experience
7 3 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.70%) Windows
2 19 (7.04%) Linux
3 13 (4.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.59%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.48%) Android
5 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.37%) Debian
7 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.37%) Unix
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (36.67%) MVC
2 83 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (15.19%) Software Engineering
4 41 (15.19%) TDD
5 39 (14.44%) Web Development
6 30 (11.11%) SDLC
7 26 (9.63%) Unit Testing
8 25 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (6.30%) ITIL
9 17 (6.30%) Scrum
9 17 (6.30%) Waterfall
10 16 (5.93%) Computer Science
11 14 (5.19%) Analytics
12 13 (4.81%) Change Control
12 13 (4.81%) ETL
12 13 (4.81%) Front End Development
13 12 (4.44%) Project Management
14 11 (4.07%) Visualisation
15 10 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 147 (54.44%) C#
2 107 (39.63%) JavaScript
3 39 (14.44%) Python
4 38 (14.07%) Java
5 28 (10.37%) C
6 20 (7.41%) C++
6 20 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 20 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 17 (6.30%) PHP
8 9 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.59%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.59%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.11%) VBA
12 2 (0.74%) Go
12 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
13 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (11.85%) Degree
2 19 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.48%) MCSA
5 4 (1.48%) MCSE
6 3 (1.11%) CCNA
6 3 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.74%) CCA
7 2 (0.74%) CCAA
7 2 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) MCITP
8 1 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) GDPR
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.30%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.11%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.74%) Docker
6 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.74%) vSphere
6 2 (0.74%) Xen
6 2 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.59%) SCCM
2 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.74%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (34.44%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.00%) Oracle
3 12 (4.44%) DevExpress
3 12 (4.44%) VMware
4 10 (3.70%) Tableau
5 8 (2.96%) Citrix
6 5 (1.85%) Cisco
7 4 (1.48%) Sage
7 4 (1.48%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.48%) Veeam
8 3 (1.11%) Meraki
8 3 (1.11%) SAP
8 3 (1.11%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.11%) Ubiquiti
8 3 (1.11%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.74%) Apple
9 2 (0.74%) HP
9 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.37%) Google
10 1 (0.37%) Telerik