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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 304 270 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 18.79% 20.27% 25.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.97% 33.01% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 282 275 355
Oxford median annual salary £46,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% -21.05% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,533 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £55,000 £67,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +18.42%

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 1,087 818 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 67.18% 61.41% 69.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,021 737 852
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,750 £67,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 158 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (37.17%) JavaScript
3 103 (33.88%) C#
4 100 (32.89%) HTML
4 100 (32.89%) .NET
5 89 (29.28%) Scrum
6 88 (28.95%) CSS
7 79 (25.99%) SQL Server
8 68 (22.37%) Test Automation
9 63 (20.72%) Java
10 57 (18.75%) Python
11 56 (18.42%) MVC
12 54 (17.76%) Microsoft
13 52 (17.11%) Software Engineering
14 46 (15.13%) Retail
15 45 (14.80%) Windows
15 45 (14.80%) T-SQL
15 45 (14.80%) Oracle
15 45 (14.80%) AngularJS
16 40 (13.16%) Artificial Intelligence
16 40 (13.16%) jQuery
17 38 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
18 37 (12.17%) Git (software)
18 37 (12.17%) ISTQB
19 36 (11.84%) Selenium
20 35 (11.51%) Web Services
21 34 (11.18%) JIRA
21 34 (11.18%) Unit Testing
21 34 (11.18%) Confluence
21 34 (11.18%) Mentoring

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 34 (11.18%) Confluence
2 14 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.96%) Apache
3 9 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.32%) CMS
5 4 (1.32%) Kentico
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.32%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.66%) Drupal
6 2 (0.66%) Jetty
6 2 (0.66%) nginx
6 2 (0.66%) WordPress
7 1 (0.33%) JBoss
7 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (10.20%) Chatbot
2 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.66%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.93%) GitHub
4 6 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.97%) IaaS
4 6 (1.97%) Office 365
4 6 (1.97%) PaaS
4 6 (1.97%) SaaS
5 5 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) AdWords
6 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.96%) Internet
2 6 (1.97%) DNS
3 5 (1.64%) DMZ
3 5 (1.64%) Firewall
4 3 (0.99%) HTTP
5 2 (0.66%) BGP
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (25.99%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.58%) MySQL
3 17 (5.59%) Big Data
4 14 (4.61%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (2.96%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.30%) SSDT
8 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.64%) QlikView
9 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.32%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 36 (11.84%) Selenium
3 34 (11.18%) JIRA
4 18 (5.92%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.59%) JUnit
6 12 (3.95%) Maven
7 10 (3.29%) Subversion
8 9 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.63%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.30%) Mockito
10 7 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (2.30%) TestComplete
11 6 (1.97%) Ant
11 6 (1.97%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.64%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.64%) YouTrack
13 4 (1.32%) Hudson
14 3 (0.99%) Gradle
14 3 (0.99%) NUnit
15 2 (0.66%) CruiseControl
General
1 46 (15.13%) Retail
2 24 (7.89%) Finance
3 17 (5.59%) Advertising
4 10 (3.29%) Marketing
5 4 (1.32%) Law
6 3 (0.99%) Publishing
7 2 (0.66%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (46.71%) Developer
2 59 (19.41%) C# Developer
3 50 (16.45%) .NET Developer
4 45 (14.80%) Software Developer
5 44 (14.47%) HTML Developer
6 43 (14.14%) SQL Developer
7 38 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (12.17%) Analyst
9 34 (11.18%) C# Software Developer
10 31 (10.20%) .NET Software Developer
10 31 (10.20%) Software Engineer
11 28 (9.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 26 (8.55%) Tester
13 19 (6.25%) Automation Tester
13 19 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
13 19 (6.25%) Senior Developer
14 17 (5.59%) Agile Tester
15 16 (5.26%) Consultant
16 15 (4.93%) Java Developer
16 15 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (32.89%) .NET
1 100 (32.89%) HTML
2 88 (28.95%) CSS
3 45 (14.80%) AngularJS
4 40 (13.16%) jQuery
5 35 (11.51%) Web Services
6 33 (10.86%) XML
7 30 (9.87%) Node.js
8 29 (9.54%) ASP.NET
9 27 (8.88%) React
10 23 (7.57%) Spring
11 21 (6.91%) CSS3
12 19 (6.25%) MEAN Stack
13 17 (5.59%) .NET Framework
13 17 (5.59%) REST
14 16 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (4.93%) WinForms
16 14 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (4.61%) HTML5
17 12 (3.95%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 16 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (2.96%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.96%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.63%) Reinsurance
5 7 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.30%) CUDA
6 6 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.64%) User Experience
8 4 (1.32%) Semantic Web
9 3 (0.99%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.66%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.33%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) PACS
11 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.80%) Windows
2 19 (6.25%) Linux
3 8 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.97%) Android
4 6 (1.97%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) Debian
5 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (29.28%) Scrum
3 68 (22.37%) Test Automation
4 56 (18.42%) MVC
5 52 (17.11%) Software Engineering
6 40 (13.16%) Artificial Intelligence
7 34 (11.18%) Mentoring
7 34 (11.18%) Unit Testing
8 26 (8.55%) Exploratory Testing
9 25 (8.22%) Kanban
10 23 (7.57%) Analytics
10 23 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (7.57%) Coaching
10 23 (7.57%) DevOps
11 20 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (6.58%) TDD
12 18 (5.92%) Data Modelling
12 18 (5.92%) Machine Learning
12 18 (5.92%) Mathematics
13 17 (5.59%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 113 (37.17%) JavaScript
2 103 (33.88%) C#
3 63 (20.72%) Java
4 57 (18.75%) Python
5 45 (14.80%) T-SQL
6 23 (7.57%) C++
7 18 (5.92%) PL/SQL
8 16 (5.26%) PHP
9 15 (4.93%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.61%) Scala
11 10 (3.29%) Ruby
12 9 (2.96%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.63%) Java 8
13 8 (2.63%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.63%) VBA
14 7 (2.30%) Julia
14 7 (2.30%) MATLAB
14 7 (2.30%) R
14 7 (2.30%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (12.17%) ISTQB
2 25 (8.22%) Degree
3 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.30%) MCP
4 7 (2.30%) MCPD
4 7 (2.30%) PhD
5 5 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.99%) ISEB
7 1 (0.33%) ACCA
7 1 (0.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.92%) QA
2 10 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) DICOM
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (5.92%) Docker
2 6 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.97%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.93%) Puppet
2 11 (3.62%) Packer
2 11 (3.62%) Terraform
3 10 (3.29%) Ansible
4 8 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.64%) Kibana
5 5 (1.64%) logstash
6 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 54 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.80%) Oracle
3 19 (6.25%) Google
4 13 (4.28%) Capita
4 13 (4.28%) Talend
5 6 (1.97%) Citrix
6 4 (1.32%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.99%) Twitter
7 3 (0.99%) VMware
8 2 (0.66%) Sage
8 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.66%) Tableau
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos
9 1 (0.33%) Informatica