Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2141 2306 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.22% 21.24% 21.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.95% 37.97% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1842 2013 2300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6126 6073 6736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.72% 55.93% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5200 5203 5824
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for SQL in the South West

SQL
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the South West over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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 -4 706 £42,500 +6.25% 56
Gloucestershire +3 352 £38,500 -6.67% 16
Wiltshire +2 324 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Somerset 0 300 £40,000 - 11
Dorset +2 198 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Devon -2 168 £37,500 - 4
Cornwall -2 61 £35,000 +3.70%
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SQL.

1 751 (35.08%) C#
2 745 (34.80%) SQL Server
3 720 (33.63%) .NET
4 706 (32.98%) JavaScript
5 668 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
6 623 (29.10%) HTML
7 535 (24.99%) Microsoft
8 495 (23.12%) CSS
9 468 (21.86%) Java
10 420 (19.62%) ASP.NET
11 404 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
12 401 (18.73%) MVC
13 371 (17.33%) Finance
14 332 (15.51%) T-SQL
15 323 (15.09%) Degree
16 310 (14.48%) Windows
17 285 (13.31%) XML
18 256 (11.96%) Scrum
19 254 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 246 (11.49%) Oracle
21 228 (10.65%) AngularJS
21 228 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
22 226 (10.56%) Software Engineering
23 224 (10.46%) SDLC
24 223 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 221 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
26 210 (9.81%) Test Automation
27 202 (9.43%) TDD
28 197 (9.20%) Marketing
29 196 (9.15%) Web Development

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
1 124 (5.79%) IIS
2 107 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 46 (2.15%) Apache
5 41 (1.91%) MS Exchange
6 39 (1.82%) CMS
7 33 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 29 (1.35%) JBoss
8 29 (1.35%) WebLogic
9 28 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (1.21%) SAS
11 21 (0.98%) Umbraco
12 20 (0.93%) Apache Spark
13 19 (0.89%) Confluence
14 17 (0.79%) OpenStack
15 16 (0.75%) Apache Solr
16 15 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (0.70%) nginx
17 14 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 12 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 128 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.12%) SPSS
4 19 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 59 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 11 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
5 10 (0.47%) Endur
6 8 (0.37%) Maximo
6 8 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.37%) Visualfiles
7 6 (0.28%) FastStats
7 6 (0.28%) Magento
7 6 (0.28%) Sage X3
8 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.23%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.19%) Sage 1000
9 4 (0.19%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.14%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.093%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 221 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (3.32%) SaaS
4 47 (2.20%) Office 365
5 38 (1.77%) GitHub
6 31 (1.45%) PaaS
7 30 (1.40%) IaaS
8 25 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.42%) npm
12 7 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.23%) Slack
14 4 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.19%) Route 53
15 3 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
16 2 (0.093%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.34%) HTTP
2 49 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 48 (2.24%) Firewall
4 47 (2.20%) Internet
5 33 (1.54%) DNS
6 32 (1.49%) SSL
7 29 (1.35%) FTP
8 28 (1.31%) DHCP
9 24 (1.12%) SAN
10 20 (0.93%) VoIP
11 17 (0.79%) LAN
12 15 (0.70%) SMTP
12 15 (0.70%) VPN
13 14 (0.65%) SMS
14 13 (0.61%) Wireshark
15 12 (0.56%) Wireless
16 11 (0.51%) Kerberos
16 11 (0.51%) LDAP
16 11 (0.51%) tcpdump
17 10 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 745 (34.80%) SQL Server
2 254 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 223 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 178 (8.31%) Data Warehouse
5 167 (7.80%) Relational Database
6 137 (6.40%) MySQL
7 128 (5.98%) NoSQL
8 91 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 88 (4.11%) MongoDB
10 85 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 83 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 80 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
13 74 (3.46%) RDBMS
14 72 (3.36%) Power BI
15 67 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
16 62 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
17 57 (2.66%) QlikView
18 54 (2.52%) Big Data
19 51 (2.38%) Oracle Database
20 49 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 172 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 166 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 131 (6.12%) Selenium
4 128 (5.98%) JUnit
5 126 (5.89%) Jenkins
6 114 (5.32%) Visual Studio
7 98 (4.58%) Maven
8 97 (4.53%) JIRA
9 81 (3.78%) Subversion
10 60 (2.80%) Cucumber
10 60 (2.80%) Eclipse
11 49 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 45 (2.10%) NUnit
13 42 (1.96%) SpecFlow
14 38 (1.77%) Protractor
14 38 (1.77%) TeamCity
15 37 (1.73%) Jasmine
16 30 (1.40%) TestNG
17 29 (1.35%) Bitbucket
18 28 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 371 (17.33%) Finance
2 197 (9.20%) Marketing
3 144 (6.73%) Manufacturing
4 129 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 118 (5.51%) Electronics
6 67 (3.13%) Retail
7 55 (2.57%) Advertising
8 35 (1.63%) Banking
9 14 (0.65%) Front Office
10 13 (0.61%) Legal
10 13 (0.61%) Publishing
11 10 (0.47%) Local Government
12 9 (0.42%) Games
12 9 (0.42%) Law
13 7 (0.33%) French Language
14 5 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.19%) Automotive
15 4 (0.19%) Billing
15 4 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1060 (49.51%) Developer
2 414 (19.34%) Analyst
3 331 (15.46%) .NET Developer
4 222 (10.37%) Software Developer
5 195 (9.11%) C# Developer
6 178 (8.31%) Java Developer
7 160 (7.47%) Senior Developer
8 148 (6.91%) SQL Developer
9 136 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 122 (5.70%) Software Engineer
11 106 (4.95%) Junior
12 104 (4.86%) Applications Support
13 99 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 99 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 97 (4.53%) Graduate
15 85 (3.97%) Junior Developer
16 84 (3.92%) SQL Analyst
17 81 (3.78%) Lead Developer
17 81 (3.78%) Support Analyst
17 81 (3.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 720 (33.63%) .NET
2 623 (29.10%) HTML
3 495 (23.12%) CSS
4 420 (19.62%) ASP.NET
5 285 (13.31%) XML
6 228 (10.65%) AngularJS
7 194 (9.06%) Spring
7 194 (9.06%) Web Services
8 190 (8.87%) jQuery
9 189 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 147 (6.87%) .NET Framework
11 137 (6.40%) REST
12 129 (6.03%) Hibernate
13 123 (5.74%) HTML5
14 102 (4.76%) Entity Framework
15 96 (4.48%) RESTful
16 91 (4.25%) SOAP
17 86 (4.02%) WCF
18 84 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
19 83 (3.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 228 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 75 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
4 67 (3.13%) User Experience
5 64 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 26 (1.21%) Fintech
9 25 (1.17%) Driving Licence
10 23 (1.07%) AS400
11 22 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 19 (0.89%) NHS
12 19 (0.89%) Renewable Energy
13 16 (0.75%) Algorithms
14 15 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 15 (0.70%) Replication
15 11 (0.51%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.47%) Clustering
16 10 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 310 (14.48%) Windows
2 145 (6.77%) Linux
3 136 (6.35%) Windows Server
4 81 (3.78%) Unix
5 43 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 37 (1.73%) Android
9 26 (1.21%) Windows 10
10 25 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.07%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.61%) Solaris
13 13 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.28%) AIX
16 6 (0.28%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.19%) Debian
18 2 (0.093%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
3 401 (18.73%) MVC
4 256 (11.96%) Scrum
5 226 (10.56%) Software Engineering
6 224 (10.46%) SDLC
7 210 (9.81%) Test Automation
8 202 (9.43%) TDD
9 196 (9.15%) Web Development
10 193 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
11 189 (8.83%) ETL
12 181 (8.45%) OO
13 132 (6.17%) Data Modelling
14 129 (6.03%) Unit Testing
15 126 (5.89%) Digital Marketing
16 118 (5.51%) CRM
17 116 (5.42%) Programme Management
18 115 (5.37%) ITIL
19 113 (5.28%) Analytics
20 111 (5.18%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 751 (35.08%) C#
2 706 (32.98%) JavaScript
3 468 (21.86%) Java
4 332 (15.51%) T-SQL
5 139 (6.49%) PHP
6 125 (5.84%) C++
7 124 (5.79%) Python
8 92 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 90 (4.20%) PL/SQL
10 65 (3.04%) Ruby
10 65 (3.04%) VB.NET
11 61 (2.85%) C
12 54 (2.52%) VB
13 49 (2.29%) VBA
14 44 (2.06%) R
15 30 (1.40%) Groovy
16 28 (1.31%) RPG
17 26 (1.21%) Shell Script
17 26 (1.21%) VBScript
18 25 (1.17%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 323 (15.09%) Degree
2 150 (7.01%) Security Cleared
3 118 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 78 (3.64%) ISTQB
5 72 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 59 (2.76%) ISEB
7 55 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 20 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
11 19 (0.89%) MCSE
12 17 (0.79%) MCSA
13 11 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.42%) CCNA
15 9 (0.42%) HNC
15 9 (0.42%) HND
16 8 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.37%) MCPD
17 7 (0.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.32%) QA
2 25 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.89%) SLA
4 15 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.19%) GDPR
8 3 (0.14%) Basel II
8 3 (0.14%) PMO
9 2 (0.093%) GCP
9 2 (0.093%) HL7
9 2 (0.093%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.093%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.093%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.093%) WCAG
10 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 120 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 55 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.54%) Docker
4 27 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (0.56%) vSphere
7 11 (0.51%) Snort
7 11 (0.51%) XenApp
8 10 (0.47%) Xen
9 8 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.23%) NFS
11 5 (0.23%) XenServer
12 4 (0.19%) KVM
12 4 (0.19%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.14%) Corosync
13 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.093%) HDFS
14 2 (0.093%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (0.93%) Puppet
2 16 (0.75%) Nagios
3 14 (0.65%) Backup Exec
4 13 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.51%) SCCM
5 11 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.37%) Ansible
6 8 (0.37%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.23%) Cobbler
8 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.23%) Terraform
8 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.23%) vMotion
9 4 (0.19%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.19%) Ganeti
9 4 (0.19%) Marathon
9 4 (0.19%) Mesos
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 535 (24.99%) Microsoft
2 246 (11.49%) Oracle
3 129 (6.03%) SAP
4 97 (4.53%) VMware
5 59 (2.76%) Tableau
6 37 (1.73%) IBM
7 35 (1.63%) HP
8 33 (1.54%) Cisco
9 31 (1.45%) Citrix
10 24 (1.12%) Google
11 23 (1.07%) Cognos
12 20 (0.93%) Sage
13 16 (0.75%) Xamarin
14 13 (0.61%) RedGate
14 13 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (0.61%) Talend
15 12 (0.56%) Adobe
15 12 (0.56%) Symantec
16 11 (0.51%) Zend
17 10 (0.47%) CA