Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 177 293 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.56% 22.49% 21.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.46% 35.73% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 157 267 264
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,650 £26,250 £26,788
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 529 820 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 61.44% 62.93% 62.73%
Number of salaries quoted 442 697 749
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,850
90th Percentile £62,450 £57,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £44,250 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.26% +1.25% +3.90%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Somerset

SQL
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for SQL in Somerset

SQL
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Somerset over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Somerset

SQL
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Bath 0 101 £40,000 -7.51% 31
Taunton -3 16 £35,000 -5.41% 6
Yeovil +5 13 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Street 0 12 £82,500 +223.53%
Portishead +1 8 £35,000 +35.92%
Clevedon +2 4 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Shepton Mallet - 2 £47,500 - 1
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SQL.

1 75 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 52 (29.38%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (27.12%) C#
5 46 (25.99%) JavaScript
6 44 (24.86%) T-SQL
7 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
8 39 (22.03%) .NET
8 39 (22.03%) CSS
9 35 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (18.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (18.08%) HTML
11 32 (18.08%) Git (software)
12 26 (14.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 26 (14.69%) Linux
13 25 (14.12%) Power BI
14 24 (13.56%) SDLC
14 24 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (13.56%) Java
14 24 (13.56%) Finance
15 23 (12.99%) Python
15 23 (12.99%) ETL
15 23 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (11.86%) Degree
18 20 (11.30%) Analytics
18 20 (11.30%) Scala
19 19 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (10.73%) Windows
19 19 (10.73%) Visual Studio

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 17 (9.60%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.39%) IIS
2 6 (3.39%) SAS
3 5 (2.82%) Apache
4 4 (2.26%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.13%) SPSS
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.95%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.26%) Office 365
6 2 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) DNS
1 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 35 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (18.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (14.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (14.12%) Power BI
6 22 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (7.91%) Big Data
8 13 (7.34%) MySQL
9 11 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (5.65%) MS Access
11 9 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (4.52%) Relational Database
13 7 (3.95%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (3.95%) phpMyAdmin
14 6 (3.39%) Hadoop
14 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
15 5 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (2.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (18.08%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.73%) Visual Studio
3 16 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.52%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.52%) Subversion
5 6 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.82%) Eclipse RCP
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.69%) JUnit
7 3 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.69%) Selenium
8 2 (1.13%) JIRA
8 2 (1.13%) PhpStorm
8 2 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.56%) Hudson
9 1 (0.56%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (13.56%) Finance
2 6 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.26%) Law
3 4 (2.26%) Marketing
3 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.69%) Electronics
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.13%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.13%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 84 (47.46%) Developer
2 38 (21.47%) Analyst
3 21 (11.86%) SQL Developer
4 20 (11.30%) Software Developer
5 17 (9.60%) Data Analyst
6 13 (7.34%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.34%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.21%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.65%) Administrator
8 10 (5.65%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.65%) DBA
9 9 (5.08%) Junior
10 8 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) Data Engineer
10 8 (4.52%) Web Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Data Scientist
11 7 (3.95%) Junior Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.95%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.03%) .NET
1 39 (22.03%) CSS
2 32 (18.08%) HTML
3 18 (10.17%) ASP.NET
4 16 (9.04%) AngularJS
4 16 (9.04%) jQuery
4 16 (9.04%) Web Services
5 14 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (5.08%) .NET Framework
8 8 (4.52%) Entity Framework
8 8 (4.52%) HTML5
8 8 (4.52%) WCF
9 7 (3.95%) JSON
9 7 (3.95%) LAMP
9 7 (3.95%) Material Design
9 7 (3.95%) XML
10 6 (3.39%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.39%) React
10 6 (3.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.52%) AS400
4 7 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.26%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.26%) Fintech
7 3 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.13%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.13%) NHS
8 2 (1.13%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.13%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.56%) Life Science
9 1 (0.56%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.56%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.69%) Linux
2 19 (10.73%) Windows
3 5 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.38%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.56%) SDLC
4 23 (12.99%) ETL
4 23 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (11.30%) Analytics
6 18 (10.17%) MVC
6 18 (10.17%) Software Engineering
7 17 (9.60%) Visualisation
8 16 (9.04%) Data Analysis
8 16 (9.04%) Decision-Making
8 16 (9.04%) Unit Testing
8 16 (9.04%) Web Development
9 15 (8.47%) Mentoring
9 15 (8.47%) Migration
9 15 (8.47%) Scrum
9 15 (8.47%) TDD
10 14 (7.91%) BDD
11 13 (7.34%) Data Science
12 12 (6.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.12%) C#
2 46 (25.99%) JavaScript
3 44 (24.86%) T-SQL
4 24 (13.56%) Java
5 23 (12.99%) Python
6 20 (11.30%) Scala
7 12 (6.78%) PHP
8 11 (6.21%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.52%) C
9 8 (4.52%) C++
9 8 (4.52%) R
9 8 (4.52%) RPG
9 8 (4.52%) RPG IV
9 8 (4.52%) VB
10 5 (2.82%) VBA
11 4 (2.26%) Ruby
11 4 (2.26%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.69%) ANSI SQL
12 3 (1.69%) Java 8
12 3 (1.69%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 21 (11.86%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.26%) ISEB
5 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.13%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) MCP
6 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) Data Quality
1 6 (3.39%) GDPR
2 4 (2.26%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.82%) Docker
2 2 (1.13%) HDFS
2 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.13%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.04%) Tableau
3 12 (6.78%) Oracle
4 9 (5.08%) Cognos
4 9 (5.08%) Google
5 5 (2.82%) SAP
6 4 (2.26%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.69%) ATG
7 3 (1.69%) VMware
8 2 (1.13%) Cisco
8 2 (1.13%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix
9 1 (0.56%) Civica
9 1 (0.56%) Juniper
9 1 (0.56%) Sage
9 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com