Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 7 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 408 622 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.56% 20.49% 20.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.15% 28.93% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 340 559 532
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +8.43% -1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,050
90th Percentile £66,375 £68,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,503 2,150 1,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 64.70% 70.84% 59.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,294 1,795 1,339
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Oxfordshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL in Oxfordshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Oxfordshire

SQL
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Oxford -1 227 £45,000 -3.23% 39
Abingdon +12 48 £46,250 +2.78% 11
Banbury +4 43 £42,500 +41.67% 6
Witney +2 18 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Thame +2 6 £50,000 +28.21% 5
Henley-on-Thames -2 6 £35,000 -17.65%
Wallingford -9 3 £45,000 - 4
Burford - 3 £29,500 -
Bicester +5 1 £65,000 +85.71% 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 199 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (34.31%) C#
3 126 (30.88%) Java
3 126 (30.88%) JavaScript
4 115 (28.19%) .NET
4 115 (28.19%) Degree
5 107 (26.23%) Python
6 91 (22.30%) Software Engineering
7 90 (22.06%) HTML
8 86 (21.08%) SQL Server
9 70 (17.16%) MVC
10 68 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 66 (16.18%) CSS
12 60 (14.71%) ASP.NET
12 60 (14.71%) C++
12 60 (14.71%) Analytics
13 58 (14.22%) Mathematics
14 57 (13.97%) Git (software)
15 54 (13.24%) jQuery
16 52 (12.75%) Test Automation
17 51 (12.50%) SDLC
18 47 (11.52%) PostgreSQL
19 46 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
19 46 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
20 44 (10.78%) Microsoft
21 43 (10.54%) Oracle
21 43 (10.54%) T-SQL
21 43 (10.54%) Windows
22 42 (10.29%) Scrum
22 42 (10.29%) Visualisation

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 15 (3.68%) Apache
1 15 (3.68%) Confluence
2 12 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.21%) WildFly
5 6 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.47%) CMS
5 6 (1.47%) IIS
6 5 (1.23%) Drupal
6 5 (1.23%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.23%) WordPress
7 4 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.98%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.98%) Kentico
7 4 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.49%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.47%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.49%) Demantra
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle ASCP
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) FastStats
3 1 (0.25%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.13%) Google Analytics
4 19 (4.66%) SaaS
5 11 (2.70%) PaaS
6 10 (2.45%) IaaS
7 7 (1.72%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.72%) Office 365
8 4 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.98%) Slack
9 3 (0.74%) GitHub
10 2 (0.49%) G Suite
10 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.23%) Broadband
2 4 (0.98%) Internet
3 3 (0.74%) Firewall
3 3 (0.74%) SAN
3 3 (0.74%) Skype
3 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.49%) DHCP
4 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.49%) Intranet
4 2 (0.49%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.49%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) BGP
5 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.25%) OSPF
5 1 (0.25%) VoIP
5 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.52%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (6.86%) Hadoop
4 27 (6.62%) MySQL
4 27 (6.62%) Relational Database
5 24 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 22 (5.39%) Spotfire
7 21 (5.15%) Data Mining
8 20 (4.90%) RDBMS
9 17 (4.17%) NoSQL
10 16 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (3.68%) Big Data
12 12 (2.94%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (1.96%) MongoDB
16 7 (1.72%) Power BI
16 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (13.97%) Git (software)
2 32 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.13%) JIRA
4 18 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 16 (3.92%) JUnit
6 15 (3.68%) Maven
7 13 (3.19%) GitLab
8 7 (1.72%) Selenium
9 6 (1.47%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.23%) Ant
10 5 (1.23%) Grunt
10 5 (1.23%) gulp
11 4 (0.98%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.98%) TestComplete
12 3 (0.74%) Babel
12 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.74%) Hudson
12 3 (0.74%) Subversion
12 3 (0.74%) webpack
12 3 (0.74%) Xcode
General
1 26 (6.37%) Manufacturing
2 20 (4.90%) Finance
3 10 (2.45%) Marketing
4 9 (2.21%) Retail
5 8 (1.96%) Publishing
6 6 (1.47%) Advertising
6 6 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.23%) Games
8 3 (0.74%) French Language
8 3 (0.74%) German Language
8 3 (0.74%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (49.51%) Developer
2 46 (11.27%) Software Developer
3 44 (10.78%) Java Developer
3 44 (10.78%) Software Engineer
4 40 (9.80%) Graduate
5 35 (8.58%) C# Developer
6 34 (8.33%) Python Developer
7 33 (8.09%) Architect
8 32 (7.84%) Analyst
9 29 (7.11%) .NET Developer
10 28 (6.86%) Graduate Developer
10 28 (6.86%) Junior
11 27 (6.62%) Data Scientist
12 22 (5.39%) Data Architect
12 22 (5.39%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
13 20 (4.90%) SQL Developer
14 19 (4.66%) Full Stack Developer
15 18 (4.41%) Junior Developer
16 15 (3.68%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (28.19%) .NET
2 90 (22.06%) HTML
3 66 (16.18%) CSS
4 60 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 54 (13.24%) jQuery
6 41 (10.05%) Web Services
7 38 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (8.58%) AngularJS
9 29 (7.11%) REST
10 26 (6.37%) Spring
11 25 (6.13%) Node.js
12 24 (5.88%) Hibernate
13 20 (4.90%) XML
14 19 (4.66%) HTML5
14 19 (4.66%) React
15 15 (3.68%) SOAP
16 14 (3.43%) .NET Framework
16 14 (3.43%) CSS3
16 14 (3.43%) MDX
17 13 (3.19%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.62%) Algorithms
2 19 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (4.41%) User Experience
4 13 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.45%) Life Science
8 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.74%) Animation
9 3 (0.74%) iPad
9 3 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.49%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.49%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.25%) FMCG
11 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.25%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.54%) Windows
2 33 (8.09%) Linux
3 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.98%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.98%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.74%) Android
5 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.74%) Unix
6 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (22.30%) Software Engineering
3 70 (17.16%) MVC
4 68 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 60 (14.71%) Analytics
6 58 (14.22%) Mathematics
7 52 (12.75%) Test Automation
8 51 (12.50%) SDLC
9 46 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (10.29%) Scrum
10 42 (10.29%) Visualisation
11 40 (9.80%) Data Analytics
12 39 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (8.33%) Data Science
14 33 (8.09%) Data Management
14 33 (8.09%) Machine Learning
15 32 (7.84%) Web Development
16 30 (7.35%) TDD
17 29 (7.11%) Data Visualisation
17 29 (7.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (34.31%) C#
2 126 (30.88%) Java
2 126 (30.88%) JavaScript
3 107 (26.23%) Python
4 60 (14.71%) C++
5 43 (10.54%) T-SQL
6 37 (9.07%) R
7 23 (5.64%) Delphi
8 17 (4.17%) C
9 14 (3.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 13 (3.19%) PHP
11 12 (2.94%) Java 8
11 12 (2.94%) Scala
12 9 (2.21%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.72%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.47%) Ruby
15 5 (1.23%) XAML
16 4 (0.98%) Java 9
16 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 115 (28.19%) Degree
2 39 (9.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.19%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.21%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.98%) PhD
7 3 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.49%) ISEB
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) OCA
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.17%) QA
2 14 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (3.19%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.98%) XenApp
3 2 (0.49%) vSphere
3 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.23%) Nessus
2 5 (1.23%) Puppet
3 4 (0.98%) Ansible
3 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.49%) SCCM
4 2 (0.49%) SmoothWall
4 2 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.54%) Oracle
3 42 (10.29%) Tableau
4 29 (7.11%) Google
5 17 (4.17%) Cognos
6 6 (1.47%) Talend
6 6 (1.47%) VMware
7 5 (1.23%) Adobe
7 5 (1.23%) Lotus
7 5 (1.23%) Okta
8 4 (0.98%) SAP
8 4 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.49%) Apple
10 2 (0.49%) Citrix
10 2 (0.49%) Dell
10 2 (0.49%) RapidMiner
10 2 (0.49%) Sophos
10 2 (0.49%) Symantec
10 2 (0.49%) Veeam