Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 76 171 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 18.63% 20.48% 20.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.12% 35.70% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 67 189 199
Median annual salary £49,000 £43,243 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.31% +8.11% -
10th Percentile £37,900 £22,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,800 £62,250 £58,350
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 291 479 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 71.32% 57.37% 63.17%
Number of salaries quoted 256 423 495
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,029
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.07% +1.58%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £68,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Somerset

SQL
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Somerset.

Salary trend for SQL in Somerset

SQL
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +3 59 £49,000 +20.25% 5
Yeovil +4 7 - -
Portishead +6 2 £32,500 -16.81%
Weston-super-Mare +2 1 £67,500 +22.73%
Bridgwater +2 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Street +2 1 £54,000 -1.82% 1
Minehead 0 1 £50,000 - 1
Taunton -5 1 - - 4
SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 37 (48.68%) C#
2 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (36.84%) .NET
4 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
5 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
6 22 (28.95%) Azure
7 21 (27.63%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (27.63%) Middleware
8 20 (26.32%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (22.37%) ETL
9 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
9 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
10 16 (21.05%) GCP
11 15 (19.74%) DevOps
11 15 (19.74%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (19.74%) Oracle APEX
11 15 (19.74%) Windows
11 15 (19.74%) PL/SQL
11 15 (19.74%) Oracle
12 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
12 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
12 14 (18.42%) Unit Testing
13 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
13 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
14 12 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (15.79%) .NET Core
15 11 (14.47%) Python
15 11 (14.47%) HTML
15 11 (14.47%) Java
15 11 (14.47%) MVC

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 10 (13.16%) Apache
2 9 (11.84%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.95%) Azure
2 16 (21.05%) GCP
3 10 (13.16%) AWS
4 7 (9.21%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.95%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Office 365
6 1 (1.32%) SaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (13.16%) BigQuery
4 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (11.84%) Tableau
6 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 7 (9.21%) Big Data
7 7 (9.21%) MongoDB
7 7 (9.21%) Power BI
8 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.32%) MySQL
10 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 6 (7.89%) Eclipse RCP
4 4 (5.26%) Selenium
4 4 (5.26%) Subversion
5 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.63%) JUnit
6 2 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.89%) Aerospace
1 6 (7.89%) Military
2 5 (6.58%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (14.47%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Software Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Business Developer
8 4 (5.26%) C# Application Developer
8 4 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.84%) .NET
2 21 (27.63%) Middleware
3 15 (19.74%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
5 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
6 12 (15.79%) .NET Core
7 11 (14.47%) Entity Framework
7 11 (14.47%) HTML
8 10 (13.16%) AngularJS
8 10 (13.16%) React
9 9 (11.84%) CSS
10 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (9.21%) Vue.js
11 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (7.89%) JSP
11 6 (7.89%) WCF
12 5 (6.58%) Babylonjs
13 4 (5.26%) Node.js
13 4 (5.26%) Sass
13 4 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (22.37%) ETL
4 15 (19.74%) DevOps
5 14 (18.42%) Unit Testing
6 11 (14.47%) MVC
6 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.16%) Microservices
7 10 (13.16%) Scrum
8 8 (10.53%) Analytics
8 8 (10.53%) TDD
9 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.89%) Business Analytics
10 6 (7.89%) Machine Learning
10 6 (7.89%) OO
10 6 (7.89%) OOD
10 6 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (7.89%) SDLC
10 6 (7.89%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) C#
2 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.74%) PL/SQL
4 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
5 11 (14.47%) Java
5 11 (14.47%) Python
6 8 (10.53%) TypeScript
7 6 (7.89%) C++
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) Java 8
9 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
1 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.84%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Aareon