Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 286 304 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 19.23% 19.13% 23.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.07% 28.31% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 263 300 357
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,175 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £72,500 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 1,097 1,074 1,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 73.77% 67.59% 70.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 950 931
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Oxford

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 145 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (45.10%) C#
3 101 (35.31%) Java
4 97 (33.92%) .NET
5 80 (27.97%) JavaScript
6 72 (25.17%) Python
7 71 (24.83%) Software Engineering
8 70 (24.48%) HTML
9 59 (20.63%) CSS
10 53 (18.53%) Degree
11 52 (18.18%) Git (software)
12 51 (17.83%) Scrum
13 49 (17.13%) MVC
14 48 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
15 47 (16.43%) Web Services
15 47 (16.43%) C++
16 46 (16.08%) Test Automation
17 45 (15.73%) SQL Server
18 42 (14.69%) AngularJS
19 36 (12.59%) Jenkins
19 36 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
20 35 (12.24%) Mathematics
20 35 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
21 32 (11.19%) Microsoft
21 32 (11.19%) Analytics
22 31 (10.84%) jQuery
22 31 (10.84%) Computer Science
23 29 (10.14%) ASP.NET
24 28 (9.79%) TDD
25 26 (9.09%) Retail

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 16 (5.59%) Confluence
2 12 (4.20%) Apache
3 9 (3.15%) CMS
3 9 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.80%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.10%) Kentico
6 6 (2.10%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.10%) WordPress
7 5 (1.75%) Drupal
8 4 (1.40%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.05%) JBoss
9 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.35%) Jetty
11 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (5.59%) Chatbot
2 15 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.50%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.75%) SaaS
5 4 (1.40%) Office 365
6 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.05%) Slack
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.70%) GitHub
7 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) DNS
2 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.35%) Broadband
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (6.99%) Big Data
3 20 (6.99%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.94%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 13 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.55%) MySQL
7 10 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.50%) Apache Hive
7 10 (3.50%) Spotfire
8 9 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (3.15%) Power BI
9 8 (2.80%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 36 (12.59%) Jenkins
3 25 (8.74%) JIRA
4 16 (5.59%) JUnit
4 16 (5.59%) Selenium
5 15 (5.24%) Maven
6 10 (3.50%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.50%) SoapUI
7 9 (3.15%) Ant
7 9 (3.15%) GitLab
7 9 (3.15%) Mercurial
8 7 (2.45%) Hudson
9 6 (2.10%) NUnit
9 6 (2.10%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.75%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.40%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.40%) Gradle
11 4 (1.40%) gulp
11 4 (1.40%) Subversion
11 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (9.09%) Retail
2 16 (5.59%) Finance
3 9 (3.15%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.45%) Marketing
5 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.40%) Publishing
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 151 (52.80%) Developer
2 47 (16.43%) Software Developer
3 44 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 43 (15.03%) C# Developer
5 38 (13.29%) Software Engineer
6 33 (11.54%) .NET Developer
7 26 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (9.09%) HTML Developer
8 25 (8.74%) Analyst
9 22 (7.69%) Python Developer
10 21 (7.34%) .NET Software Developer
10 21 (7.34%) C# Software Developer
11 20 (6.99%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (6.64%) Java Developer
13 18 (6.29%) C# Software Engineer
14 17 (5.94%) Senior Developer
15 16 (5.59%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (4.90%) Team Leader
17 13 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
18 12 (4.20%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (33.92%) .NET
2 70 (24.48%) HTML
3 59 (20.63%) CSS
4 47 (16.43%) Web Services
5 42 (14.69%) AngularJS
6 31 (10.84%) jQuery
7 29 (10.14%) ASP.NET
8 25 (8.74%) XML
9 24 (8.39%) CSS3
10 21 (7.34%) Node.js
11 20 (6.99%) HTML5
11 20 (6.99%) RESTful
12 18 (6.29%) Django
12 18 (6.29%) SOAP
12 18 (6.29%) WPF
13 17 (5.94%) REST
13 17 (5.94%) Spring
14 16 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (5.59%) React
15 13 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (6.99%) User Experience
4 14 (4.90%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.45%) NHS
8 6 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.40%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.70%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.35%) Replication
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.34%) Windows
2 19 (6.64%) Linux
3 13 (4.55%) Android
4 12 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (24.83%) Software Engineering
3 51 (17.83%) Scrum
4 49 (17.13%) MVC
5 46 (16.08%) Test Automation
6 35 (12.24%) Mathematics
6 35 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (11.19%) Analytics
8 28 (9.79%) TDD
9 25 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.74%) DevOps
10 23 (8.04%) Data Analytics
10 23 (8.04%) SDLC
11 22 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
11 22 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (7.69%) Kanban
11 22 (7.69%) OO
12 21 (7.34%) BDD
12 21 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (7.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (45.10%) C#
2 101 (35.31%) Java
3 80 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 72 (25.17%) Python
5 47 (16.43%) C++
6 21 (7.34%) T-SQL
7 15 (5.24%) C
7 15 (5.24%) R
8 14 (4.90%) PHP
9 12 (4.20%) Ruby
10 11 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.85%) Scala
11 10 (3.50%) Delphi
12 8 (2.80%) Java 8
13 5 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (1.05%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.05%) VB
15 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (18.53%) Degree
2 15 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.15%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.80%) PhD
5 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.24%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (4.90%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.20%) Ansible
2 9 (3.15%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.80%) Puppet
4 6 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.40%) Nessus
6 3 (1.05%) Terraform
7 2 (0.70%) Kibana
7 2 (0.70%) logstash
7 2 (0.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 32 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.99%) Google
2 20 (6.99%) Oracle
3 14 (4.90%) Tableau
4 12 (4.20%) Talend
5 7 (2.45%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.40%) Okta
6 4 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.40%) Twitter
7 3 (1.05%) Adobe
7 3 (1.05%) SAP
8 2 (0.70%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco
8 2 (0.70%) Cognos
9 1 (0.35%) Sage
9 1 (0.35%) Xamarin