Period
to 21 February 2018

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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 327 303 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 20.85% 22.99% 25.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.70% 36.91% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 314 320 377
Oxford median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% -2.44% -3.53%
10th Percentile £27,825 £30,000 £29,350
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £59,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 Oxford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,101 821 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 70.22% 62.29% 65.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 744 923
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £65,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +12.50%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Oxford

SQL
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for SQL in Oxford

SQL
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SQL.

1 162 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (32.72%) JavaScript
3 101 (30.89%) C#
4 97 (29.66%) SQL Server
5 88 (26.91%) HTML
5 88 (26.91%) .NET
6 83 (25.38%) CSS
7 80 (24.46%) Scrum
8 71 (21.71%) Microsoft
9 63 (19.27%) Python
9 63 (19.27%) jQuery
10 59 (18.04%) MVC
11 58 (17.74%) Test Automation
12 56 (17.13%) Java
13 47 (14.37%) T-SQL
14 46 (14.07%) Windows
14 46 (14.07%) Software Engineering
15 44 (13.46%) Retail
15 44 (13.46%) AngularJS
16 42 (12.84%) C++
17 40 (12.23%) Oracle
18 38 (11.62%) Kanban
19 37 (11.31%) Mathematics
19 37 (11.31%) Algorithms
20 35 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
21 34 (10.40%) Finance
22 33 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
23 32 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
23 32 (9.79%) JIRA
23 32 (9.79%) Computer Science

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (6.73%) Confluence
2 8 (2.45%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.83%) Apache
4 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.92%) CMS
6 3 (0.92%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.92%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.31%) Jetty
8 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.31%) nginx
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (6.73%) Chatbot
2 16 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.83%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle AGIS
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.61%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.36%) GitHub
4 9 (2.75%) Office 365
5 8 (2.45%) IaaS
5 8 (2.45%) PaaS
5 8 (2.45%) SaaS
5 8 (2.45%) Slack
6 7 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.14%) Internet
2 6 (1.83%) Firewall
3 5 (1.53%) DMZ
4 4 (1.22%) HTTP
5 2 (0.61%) DNS
5 2 (0.61%) Skype
6 1 (0.31%) BGP
6 1 (0.31%) Network Security
6 1 (0.31%) VoIP
6 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (29.66%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (7.95%) Big Data
4 15 (4.59%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.59%) MySQL
4 15 (4.59%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.98%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.67%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.45%) Power BI
8 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.14%) MS Access
9 7 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (9.79%) JIRA
2 26 (7.95%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.12%) Selenium
4 19 (5.81%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.20%) JUnit
6 16 (4.89%) Visual Studio
7 15 (4.59%) Subversion
8 14 (4.28%) Maven
9 9 (2.75%) SoapUI
10 8 (2.45%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.45%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.14%) TestComplete
12 6 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.53%) Ant
14 4 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (0.92%) Mockito
16 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
17 1 (0.31%) CruiseControl
17 1 (0.31%) NUnit
General
1 44 (13.46%) Retail
2 34 (10.40%) Finance
3 20 (6.12%) Advertising
4 8 (2.45%) Marketing
5 6 (1.83%) Legal
6 5 (1.53%) Games
7 4 (1.22%) Local Government
8 3 (0.92%) Back Office
8 3 (0.92%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Law
9 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (44.34%) Developer
2 49 (14.98%) C# Developer
3 41 (12.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 37 (11.31%) .NET Developer
5 36 (11.01%) Analyst
6 31 (9.48%) Software Engineer
7 27 (8.26%) Software Developer
8 25 (7.65%) Consultant
9 24 (7.34%) HTML Developer
9 24 (7.34%) SQL Developer
10 23 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (6.73%) HTML CSS Developer
11 22 (6.73%) Java Developer
12 20 (6.12%) Machine Learning Researcher
13 19 (5.81%) Development Manager
13 19 (5.81%) Senior Software Engineer
14 18 (5.50%) Angular Developer
14 18 (5.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (4.89%) Tester
16 15 (4.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (26.91%) .NET
1 88 (26.91%) HTML
2 83 (25.38%) CSS
3 63 (19.27%) jQuery
4 44 (13.46%) AngularJS
5 32 (9.79%) Web Services
6 30 (9.17%) Spring
7 29 (8.87%) React
8 27 (8.26%) XML
9 26 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 25 (7.65%) Node.js
11 23 (7.03%) CSS3
11 23 (7.03%) SOAP
12 22 (6.73%) ASP.NET
12 22 (6.73%) MEAN Stack
12 22 (6.73%) REST
13 20 (6.12%) Natural Language Processing
14 19 (5.81%) TensorFlow
15 18 (5.50%) Hibernate
16 15 (4.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.31%) Algorithms
2 32 (9.79%) Computer Science
3 24 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (4.28%) Client/Server
5 14 (4.28%) CUDA
6 11 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.06%) Reinsurance
8 8 (2.45%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.45%) User Experience
9 6 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.61%) Animation
11 2 (0.61%) EPoS
11 2 (0.61%) FMCG
11 2 (0.61%) NHS
11 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.61%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.07%) Windows
2 15 (4.59%) Linux
3 6 (1.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.53%) Android
4 5 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.31%) Debian
6 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (24.46%) Scrum
3 59 (18.04%) MVC
4 58 (17.74%) Test Automation
5 46 (14.07%) Software Engineering
6 38 (11.62%) Kanban
7 37 (11.31%) Mathematics
8 35 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (7.95%) Machine Learning
11 24 (7.34%) DevOps
11 24 (7.34%) Mentoring
11 24 (7.34%) Statistics
11 24 (7.34%) Unit Testing
12 23 (7.03%) OO
12 23 (7.03%) Physics
13 21 (6.42%) Deep Learning
13 21 (6.42%) Economics
13 21 (6.42%) Neural Network
14 20 (6.12%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 107 (32.72%) JavaScript
2 101 (30.89%) C#
3 63 (19.27%) Python
4 56 (17.13%) Java
5 47 (14.37%) T-SQL
6 42 (12.84%) C++
7 21 (6.42%) Julia
7 21 (6.42%) MATLAB
7 21 (6.42%) R
8 20 (6.12%) VBA
9 10 (3.06%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.75%) Ruby
10 9 (2.75%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.83%) PHP
13 4 (1.22%) X++
14 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.61%) C
14 2 (0.61%) Scala
14 2 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (7.95%) Degree
2 21 (6.42%) ISTQB
2 21 (6.42%) PhD
3 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.22%) MCP
4 4 (1.22%) MCPD
5 2 (0.61%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.61%) MCDBA
5 2 (0.61%) MCITP
5 2 (0.61%) MCSE
6 1 (0.31%) ACCA
6 1 (0.31%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.20%) QA
2 5 (1.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) DICOM
4 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (7.65%) Docker
2 7 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.83%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.61%) HDFS
5 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (5.81%) Puppet
2 12 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.06%) Packer
3 10 (3.06%) Terraform
4 5 (1.53%) Ansible
4 5 (1.53%) Kibana
4 5 (1.53%) logstash
5 2 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.61%) SCCM
5 2 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.23%) Oracle
3 10 (3.06%) Talend
4 9 (2.75%) Capita
4 9 (2.75%) Citrix
4 9 (2.75%) Google
5 8 (2.45%) SAP
6 4 (1.22%) VMware
7 3 (0.92%) Logi
8 2 (0.61%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.61%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.61%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.61%) Perforce
8 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.61%) Tableau
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco
9 1 (0.31%) Informatica