Period
to

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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,417 1,175 678
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.85% 15.21% 15.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.91% 27.84% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 901 988 585
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 4,306 4,221 2,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 48.16% 54.63% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,734 2,847 2,006
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,234 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bristol 0 531 £50,000 +11.11% 73
Gloucestershire +6 262 £47,500 +18.75% 30
Wiltshire +9 185 £47,500 - 21
Dorset +7 173 £52,500 +16.67% 18
Somerset -1 128 £47,500 - 12
Devon -13 89 £50,000 +33.33% 19
Cornwall -11 30 £38,500 -9.41% 6
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 545 (38.46%) Azure
2 480 (33.87%) .NET
3 471 (33.24%) Agile
4 447 (31.55%) JavaScript
5 427 (30.13%) C#
6 386 (27.24%) Microsoft
7 384 (27.10%) Python
8 377 (26.61%) Finance
9 354 (24.98%) Social Skills
10 350 (24.70%) SQL Server
11 319 (22.51%) DevOps
12 308 (21.74%) Software Engineering
13 292 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
14 284 (20.04%) Analytics
15 263 (18.56%) CSS
16 262 (18.49%) AWS
17 260 (18.35%) HTML
18 245 (17.29%) T-SQL
18 245 (17.29%) Degree
19 234 (16.51%) Java
20 227 (16.02%) Problem-Solving
21 225 (15.88%) NoSQL
22 224 (15.81%) CI/CD
23 211 (14.89%) Docker
24 210 (14.82%) MVC
25 209 (14.75%) Azure DevOps
26 206 (14.54%) Power Platform
27 197 (13.90%) Power BI
28 195 (13.76%) ETL
29 194 (13.69%) Git (software)

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 58 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (1.48%) IIS
4 19 (1.34%) WebLogic
5 17 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
5 17 (1.20%) Confluence
6 13 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.85%) ArcGIS
7 12 (0.85%) SAS
7 12 (0.85%) WordPress
8 10 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.64%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (0.49%) CMS
12 5 (0.35%) Apache
12 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.28%) JBoss
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 62 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.071%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.64%) SAP Business One
3 8 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.28%) Sage X3
5 3 (0.21%) Magento
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.21%) Primavera
5 3 (0.21%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.14%) Maximo
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.14%) Shopify
7 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.071%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 545 (38.46%) Azure
2 262 (18.49%) AWS
3 209 (14.75%) Azure DevOps
4 206 (14.54%) Power Platform
5 116 (8.19%) GCP
6 78 (5.50%) GitHub
7 72 (5.08%) Microsoft 365
8 40 (2.82%) SaaS
9 36 (2.54%) Serverless
10 34 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
11 30 (2.12%) Google Data Studio
12 28 (1.98%) OpenShift
13 22 (1.55%) Azure Functions
13 22 (1.55%) Snowflake
14 20 (1.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 20 (1.41%) Matillion
15 19 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
15 19 (1.34%) Azure Logic Apps
16 18 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (1.27%) Cloud Composer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.52%) HTTP
2 52 (3.67%) SSL
3 26 (1.83%) Firewall
4 24 (1.69%) DNS
4 24 (1.69%) Internet
4 24 (1.69%) WAN
5 23 (1.62%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.13%) VPN
7 15 (1.06%) SD-WAN
8 14 (0.99%) Multicast
8 14 (0.99%) Unicast
9 11 (0.78%) SAN
9 11 (0.78%) Skype
10 10 (0.71%) DHCP
10 10 (0.71%) LAN
10 10 (0.71%) VLAN
11 9 (0.64%) 5G
11 9 (0.64%) SMTP
12 6 (0.42%) MPLS
12 6 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (24.70%) SQL Server
2 225 (15.88%) NoSQL
3 197 (13.90%) Power BI
4 182 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
5 179 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 146 (10.30%) Relational Database
7 128 (9.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 93 (6.56%) Tableau
9 88 (6.21%) MySQL
10 71 (5.01%) Big Data
11 70 (4.94%) Oracle Database
12 59 (4.16%) RDBMS
13 49 (3.46%) Data Lake
14 47 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
15 45 (3.18%) Hadoop
16 40 (2.82%) MongoDB
17 38 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
18 37 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
19 36 (2.54%) BigQuery
20 35 (2.47%) Looker
Development Applications
1 194 (13.69%) Git (software)
2 86 (6.07%) Jenkins
3 68 (4.80%) JIRA
4 44 (3.11%) Selenium
5 36 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (2.19%) NUnit
7 29 (2.05%) MSTest
7 29 (2.05%) Visual Studio
8 23 (1.62%) GitLab
9 21 (1.48%) Cucumber
10 20 (1.41%) Cypress.io
11 18 (1.27%) Subversion
12 17 (1.20%) JUnit
13 15 (1.06%) SpecFlow
14 10 (0.71%) Bitbucket
15 9 (0.64%) Ant
15 9 (0.64%) Appium
15 9 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.64%) SoapUI
15 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 377 (26.61%) Finance
2 354 (24.98%) Social Skills
3 143 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (10.02%) Marketing
5 122 (8.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 91 (6.42%) Banking
7 70 (4.94%) Retail
8 46 (3.25%) Manufacturing
9 45 (3.18%) Legal
10 36 (2.54%) Law
11 32 (2.26%) Presentation Skills
11 32 (2.26%) Public Sector
12 27 (1.91%) Telecoms
13 25 (1.76%) Electronics
14 23 (1.62%) Aerospace
15 22 (1.55%) Automotive
16 16 (1.13%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.99%) Aviation
17 14 (0.99%) Organisational Skills
18 11 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 447 (31.55%) Developer
2 199 (14.04%) Software Engineer
3 195 (13.76%) Analyst
4 142 (10.02%) Data Engineer
5 105 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 104 (7.34%) C# Developer
7 89 (6.28%) Software Developer
8 84 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 49 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 48 (3.39%) Senior Data Engineer
11 46 (3.25%) Applications Support
12 41 (2.89%) Data Analyst
12 41 (2.89%) DBA
12 41 (2.89%) Support Analyst
13 39 (2.75%) Applications Support Analyst
14 38 (2.68%) SQL Developer
15 36 (2.54%) Architect
16 34 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
17 33 (2.33%) Data Scientist
17 33 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (33.87%) .NET
2 263 (18.56%) CSS
3 260 (18.35%) HTML
4 187 (13.20%) ASP.NET
5 185 (13.06%) React
6 182 (12.84%) .NET Core
7 179 (12.63%) AngularJS
8 166 (11.71%) .NET Framework
9 112 (7.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 102 (7.20%) Entity Framework
11 96 (6.77%) REST
12 79 (5.58%) Node.js
12 79 (5.58%) Web Services
13 69 (4.87%) Ruby on Rails
14 68 (4.80%) XML
15 61 (4.30%) Vue.js
16 57 (4.02%) Angular 2
17 55 (3.88%) Dapper ORM
18 53 (3.74%) SOAP
19 51 (3.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (2.96%) Algorithms
1 42 (2.96%) Management Information System
2 39 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (2.68%) Legacy Systems
4 36 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 29 (2.05%) User Experience
6 26 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.41%) Blog
8 20 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 19 (1.34%) Cyberattack
10 16 (1.13%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.06%) Clustering
12 13 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 13 (0.92%) Housing Association
12 13 (0.92%) Sports Betting
13 12 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.71%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 162 (11.43%) Linux
2 149 (10.52%) Windows
3 75 (5.29%) Unix
4 41 (2.89%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.34%) Android
6 8 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.49%) Debian
7 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (0.42%) Solaris
8 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.35%) CentOS
10 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (33.24%) Agile
2 319 (22.51%) DevOps
3 308 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 292 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
5 284 (20.04%) Analytics
6 227 (16.02%) Problem-Solving
7 224 (15.81%) CI/CD
8 210 (14.82%) MVC
9 195 (13.76%) ETL
10 172 (12.14%) Scrum
11 147 (10.37%) Fintech
12 144 (10.16%) SDLC
13 138 (9.74%) Full Stack Development
14 127 (8.96%) Unit Testing
15 125 (8.82%) Data Analysis
16 117 (8.26%) Data Modelling
17 116 (8.19%) Data Science
18 115 (8.12%) Visualisation
19 112 (7.90%) Test Automation
20 111 (7.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 447 (31.55%) JavaScript
2 427 (30.13%) C#
3 384 (27.10%) Python
4 245 (17.29%) T-SQL
5 234 (16.51%) Java
6 168 (11.86%) TypeScript
7 116 (8.19%) PowerShell
8 102 (7.20%) R
9 88 (6.21%) Ruby
10 78 (5.50%) Go
11 60 (4.23%) C++
12 58 (4.09%) PL/SQL
13 54 (3.81%) C
14 52 (3.67%) Bash
15 50 (3.53%) PHP
16 45 (3.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 23 (1.62%) VBA
18 19 (1.34%) Julia
19 15 (1.06%) Shell Script
19 15 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 245 (17.29%) Degree
2 137 (9.67%) Security Cleared
3 94 (6.63%) SC Cleared
4 45 (3.18%) Numerate Degree
5 36 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (2.05%) Master's Degree
7 23 (1.62%) DV Cleared
8 22 (1.55%) PhD
9 21 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.71%) AAT
11 10 (0.71%) CCNA
11 10 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.71%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.56%) Postgraduate
13 6 (0.42%) CEH
13 6 (0.42%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (0.42%) MCSA
13 6 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.15%) QA
2 70 (4.94%) GDPR
3 34 (2.40%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.49%) SLA
6 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.35%) Accessibility
7 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.28%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.28%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.14%) PMO
11 1 (0.071%) GxP
11 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 211 (14.89%) Docker
2 61 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.21%) vSphere
9 2 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.14%) XenApp
9 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 145 (10.23%) Kubernetes
2 56 (3.95%) Terraform
3 42 (2.96%) Ansible
4 18 (1.27%) HP Fortify
4 18 (1.27%) SCCM
5 12 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (0.71%) WSUS
7 9 (0.64%) Data Guard
7 9 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (0.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 6 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.28%) Rancher
11 3 (0.21%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.21%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.14%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 386 (27.24%) Microsoft
2 181 (12.77%) Oracle
3 64 (4.52%) Google
4 59 (4.16%) Teradata
5 50 (3.53%) VMware
6 35 (2.47%) SAP
7 29 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (1.34%) Citrix
8 19 (1.34%) Talend
9 16 (1.13%) Xamarin
10 15 (1.06%) Databricks
11 14 (0.99%) Cisco
12 13 (0.92%) BT
13 12 (0.85%) SolarWinds
14 11 (0.78%) ESRI
14 11 (0.78%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.71%) IBM
16 9 (0.64%) Rackspace
17 8 (0.56%) Veeam
18 7 (0.49%) WSO2