Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 943 1,756 2,168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 16.39% 17.94% 20.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.35% 31.23% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1,628 1,928
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £61,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,213 5,622 6,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.86% 57.43% 59.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 4,545 5,384
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,350 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the South West

SQL
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in the South West.

Salary trend for SQL in the South West

SQL
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in the South West over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in the South West

SQL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South West region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. 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
Bristol +2 313 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Wiltshire +4 188 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Gloucestershire -5 151 £42,500 -4.49% 11
Dorset -7 109 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Somerset -4 90 £45,000 +20.00% 19
Devon +4 68 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Cornwall +3 21 £47,500 +30.58% 2
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 South West region with a requirement for SQL.

1 372 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (35.63%) C#
3 288 (30.54%) JavaScript
3 288 (30.54%) Microsoft
4 272 (28.84%) .NET
5 266 (28.21%) SQL Server
6 253 (26.83%) Azure
7 217 (23.01%) Java
8 187 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
9 155 (16.44%) Finance
10 149 (15.80%) Python
11 145 (15.38%) MVC
12 143 (15.16%) Analytics
13 139 (14.74%) Windows
14 134 (14.21%) ASP.NET
14 134 (14.21%) Scrum
15 127 (13.47%) T-SQL
16 126 (13.36%) Linux
17 125 (13.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 124 (13.15%) Degree
19 121 (12.83%) DevOps
20 120 (12.73%) HTML
21 117 (12.41%) Software Engineering
22 115 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
23 109 (11.56%) Power Platform
23 109 (11.56%) Web Services
23 109 (11.56%) Power BI
24 107 (11.35%) AngularJS
25 104 (11.03%) Oracle
26 98 (10.39%) ETL

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 37 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.55%) SAS
3 20 (2.12%) IIS
4 14 (1.48%) Apache
5 12 (1.27%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.27%) Confluence
6 11 (1.17%) ArcGIS
7 9 (0.95%) CMS
8 8 (0.85%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.85%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.74%) nginx
10 6 (0.64%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.53%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.42%) JBoss
12 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.27%) SPSS
4 9 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 34 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.21%) Raiser's Edge
3 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) Primavera
4 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 253 (26.83%) Azure
2 109 (11.56%) Power Platform
3 96 (10.18%) AWS
4 51 (5.41%) SaaS
5 35 (3.71%) Dynamics 365
6 34 (3.61%) Office 365
7 31 (3.29%) GCP
8 23 (2.44%) Serverless
9 17 (1.80%) Azure Functions
10 14 (1.48%) PaaS
11 12 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (1.17%) GitHub
13 10 (1.06%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.85%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.74%) PowerApps
17 6 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
17 6 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
17 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
18 5 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.82%) TCP/IP
2 33 (3.50%) Internet
3 28 (2.97%) DNS
4 22 (2.33%) DHCP
5 19 (2.01%) LAN
6 18 (1.91%) Firewall
7 16 (1.70%) WAN
8 15 (1.59%) HTTP
9 13 (1.38%) SAN
9 13 (1.38%) VPN
10 10 (1.06%) Skype
11 7 (0.74%) NetScaler
11 7 (0.74%) SSL
12 6 (0.64%) DPNSS
12 6 (0.64%) Extranet
12 6 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.64%) QSIG
12 6 (0.64%) tcpdump
12 6 (0.64%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 125 (13.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 109 (11.56%) Power BI
4 97 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (8.27%) MySQL
6 74 (7.85%) Data Warehouse
7 61 (6.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 58 (6.15%) Big Data
9 53 (5.62%) Relational Database
10 52 (5.51%) NoSQL
11 44 (4.67%) MongoDB
12 41 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
14 20 (2.12%) GIS
15 19 (2.01%) RDBMS
16 16 (1.70%) Oracle Database
17 14 (1.48%) Hadoop
17 14 (1.48%) OLAP
17 14 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 86 (9.12%) Git (software)
2 72 (7.64%) Jenkins
3 49 (5.20%) Selenium
4 39 (4.14%) Cucumber
5 37 (3.92%) JIRA
6 31 (3.29%) JUnit
7 30 (3.18%) Maven
8 29 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 25 (2.65%) Subversion
11 21 (2.23%) SpecFlow
12 18 (1.91%) Protractor
13 17 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (1.80%) Eclipse
14 11 (1.17%) SonarQube
14 11 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (1.17%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.06%) Bitbucket Server
15 10 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
16 8 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 155 (16.44%) Finance
2 57 (6.04%) Marketing
3 54 (5.73%) Retail
4 29 (3.08%) Public Sector
5 20 (2.12%) Law
6 18 (1.91%) Back Office
6 18 (1.91%) Legal
7 16 (1.70%) Aerospace
8 15 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.48%) Banking
10 12 (1.27%) Automotive
11 8 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.64%) Electronics
13 5 (0.53%) Advertising
13 5 (0.53%) German Language
13 5 (0.53%) Police
14 4 (0.42%) Games
14 4 (0.42%) Military
15 2 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 440 (46.66%) Developer
2 185 (19.62%) Analyst
3 122 (12.94%) Software Developer
4 93 (9.86%) .NET Developer
5 68 (7.21%) C# Developer
6 66 (7.00%) Java Developer
7 56 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 54 (5.73%) Software Engineer
9 43 (4.56%) Data Analyst
10 42 (4.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 38 (4.03%) C# Software Developer
12 33 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 33 (3.50%) SQL Developer
13 32 (3.39%) Support Engineer
14 27 (2.86%) Applications Support
15 26 (2.76%) Data Engineer
15 26 (2.76%) Tester
16 25 (2.65%) Microsoft Developer
17 23 (2.44%) Junior
17 23 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (28.84%) .NET
2 134 (14.21%) ASP.NET
3 120 (12.73%) HTML
4 109 (11.56%) Web Services
5 107 (11.35%) AngularJS
6 95 (10.07%) CSS
7 89 (9.44%) .NET Framework
8 88 (9.33%) jQuery
9 80 (8.48%) React
10 60 (6.36%) .NET Core
10 60 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 60 (6.36%) Spring
11 58 (6.15%) RESTful
12 57 (6.04%) REST
13 53 (5.62%) XML
14 50 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (5.30%) Node.js
15 43 (4.56%) Vue.js
16 38 (4.03%) Entity Framework
17 37 (3.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.97%) Algorithms
6 24 (2.55%) Driving Licence
7 23 (2.44%) User Experience
8 18 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.91%) Reinsurance
9 15 (1.59%) Semantic Web
10 14 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.17%) Augmented Reality
11 11 (1.17%) Linked Data
11 11 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.06%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.74%) Social Media
14 6 (0.64%) EPoS
14 6 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 139 (14.74%) Windows
2 126 (13.36%) Linux
3 44 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 43 (4.56%) Unix
5 15 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.48%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.17%) Debian
7 11 (1.17%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (0.85%) CentOS
9 8 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.74%) Android
10 7 (0.74%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.53%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.53%) Solaris
12 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
3 145 (15.38%) MVC
4 143 (15.16%) Analytics
5 134 (14.21%) Scrum
6 121 (12.83%) DevOps
7 117 (12.41%) Software Engineering
8 115 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
9 98 (10.39%) ETL
10 93 (9.86%) TDD
11 91 (9.65%) OO
12 83 (8.80%) Test Automation
13 66 (7.00%) Visualisation
14 63 (6.68%) Computer Science
15 61 (6.47%) Data Analysis
15 61 (6.47%) Unit Testing
16 60 (6.36%) Machine Learning
17 59 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
17 59 (6.26%) Data Science
17 59 (6.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 336 (35.63%) C#
2 288 (30.54%) JavaScript
3 217 (23.01%) Java
4 149 (15.80%) Python
5 127 (13.47%) T-SQL
6 56 (5.94%) TypeScript
7 47 (4.98%) PL/SQL
8 46 (4.88%) PHP
9 42 (4.45%) C++
9 42 (4.45%) R
10 40 (4.24%) PowerShell
11 39 (4.14%) Ruby
12 31 (3.29%) C
13 20 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 19 (2.01%) Go
15 16 (1.70%) VB.NET
15 16 (1.70%) VBA
16 12 (1.27%) Java 8
17 10 (1.06%) Perl
18 8 (0.85%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 124 (13.15%) Degree
2 69 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 43 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.97%) ISTQB
6 24 (2.55%) ISEB
7 17 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.74%) CBAP
9 7 (0.74%) IIBA
10 6 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.53%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.53%) MCAD
12 4 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.42%) MCSA
13 3 (0.32%) CCNA
13 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.32%) MCSE
13 3 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.04%) QA
2 9 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 9 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.64%) SLA
4 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.42%) GDPR
5 4 (0.42%) ISO 15022
5 4 (0.42%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.32%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 86 (9.12%) Docker
2 50 (5.30%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.17%) vSphere
6 8 (0.85%) XenApp
7 7 (0.74%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.64%) Snort
8 6 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.53%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.21%) Firmware
12 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 47 (4.98%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.91%) Terraform
3 10 (1.06%) Ansible
4 9 (0.95%) Cloudify
4 9 (0.95%) logstash
4 9 (0.95%) Packer
5 8 (0.85%) SCCM
6 6 (0.64%) Nagios
7 5 (0.53%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.53%) OSSEC
8 4 (0.42%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.32%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.32%) Puppet
9 3 (0.32%) SCOM
9 3 (0.32%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.32%) WSUS
10 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 288 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 104 (11.03%) Oracle
3 51 (5.41%) Tableau
4 42 (4.45%) VMware
5 35 (3.71%) Google
6 31 (3.29%) SAP
7 22 (2.33%) Sage
8 20 (2.12%) Cisco
9 16 (1.70%) HP
10 13 (1.38%) IBM
11 12 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.17%) Citrix
13 10 (1.06%) Veeam
14 9 (0.95%) Sitecore
14 9 (0.95%) Splunk
14 9 (0.95%) Teradata
15 7 (0.74%) IFS
15 7 (0.74%) Symantec
16 6 (0.64%) MuleSoft