Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,752 2,162 2,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.96% 20.33% 20.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.26% 34.04% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,551 1,848 1,726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 5,604 6,352 6,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.45% 59.74% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,549 5,356 5,110
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 0 561 £42,500 - 44
Dorset +4 362 £40,000 +14.29% 20
Wiltshire -2 310 £40,000 - 17
Gloucestershire -8 233 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Somerset -5 149 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Devon -4 91 £41,000 +6.58% 19
Cornwall +2 33 £35,000 +4.48% 2
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 652 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 636 (36.30%) C#
3 583 (33.28%) JavaScript
4 576 (32.88%) .NET
5 509 (29.05%) SQL Server
6 408 (23.29%) HTML
7 369 (21.06%) Microsoft
8 344 (19.63%) Python
9 342 (19.52%) CSS
10 330 (18.84%) Java
11 321 (18.32%) Linux
12 292 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 291 (16.61%) Finance
14 287 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
15 275 (15.70%) MVC
16 272 (15.53%) ASP.NET
17 265 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
18 256 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
19 251 (14.33%) Oracle
20 249 (14.21%) Windows
21 236 (13.47%) Git (software)
22 206 (11.76%) Scrum
22 206 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
23 198 (11.30%) PHP
24 185 (10.56%) Degree
25 183 (10.45%) SDLC
26 177 (10.10%) Security Cleared
27 175 (9.99%) Analytics
28 169 (9.65%) Unix
29 163 (9.30%) Amazon AWS

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 82 (4.68%) Apache
2 49 (2.80%) CMS
2 49 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 44 (2.51%) IIS
4 33 (1.88%) Apache Spark
4 33 (1.88%) Confluence
5 31 (1.77%) MS Exchange
6 27 (1.54%) nginx
7 20 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.03%) Apache Solr
8 18 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (0.97%) SAS
10 12 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.63%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.51%) JBoss
12 9 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.46%) ColdFusion
14 7 (0.40%) Drupal
14 7 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.20%) Magento
2 19 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.68%) SAP Business One
4 11 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.51%) Endur
7 6 (0.34%) Sage X3
8 5 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.17%) Elite 3E
9 3 (0.17%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.17%) Movex
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
10 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.11%) Teamcenter
11 1 (0.057%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 265 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 163 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (5.65%) Power Platform
4 78 (4.45%) Office 365
5 63 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 35 (2.00%) SaaS
7 34 (1.94%) Azure Stack
8 29 (1.66%) OneDrive
9 27 (1.54%) Google Compute Engine
10 23 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (1.31%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.97%) OpenShift
12 16 (0.91%) GitHub
13 15 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
14 14 (0.80%) Serverless
15 13 (0.74%) PaaS
16 12 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
17 11 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
17 11 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.40%) DNS
1 42 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 39 (2.23%) DHCP
3 33 (1.88%) NetScaler
3 33 (1.88%) Skype
4 32 (1.83%) Firewall
5 21 (1.20%) VPN
6 18 (1.03%) Extranet
6 18 (1.03%) WAN
7 16 (0.91%) Internet
7 16 (0.91%) Wireless
8 13 (0.74%) LAN
9 12 (0.68%) VoIP
10 10 (0.57%) SAN
11 9 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (0.51%) WLAN
12 8 (0.46%) HTTP
12 8 (0.46%) VLAN
13 7 (0.40%) SSH
14 4 (0.23%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (29.05%) SQL Server
2 160 (9.13%) MySQL
3 142 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 140 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
5 134 (7.65%) Relational Database
6 121 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 108 (6.16%) Big Data
8 98 (5.59%) Power BI
9 83 (4.74%) NoSQL
10 79 (4.51%) Hadoop
11 77 (4.39%) MongoDB
12 68 (3.88%) Oracle Database
13 61 (3.48%) QlikView
14 54 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
15 51 (2.91%) RDBMS
16 49 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 42 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
18 29 (1.66%) BigQuery
19 28 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
19 28 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 236 (13.47%) Git (software)
2 114 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 87 (4.97%) JIRA
4 79 (4.51%) Jenkins
5 63 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 49 (2.80%) Selenium
7 46 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 37 (2.11%) Subversion
9 35 (2.00%) JUnit
10 34 (1.94%) Eclipse
11 32 (1.83%) NUnit
12 29 (1.66%) TestRail
13 27 (1.54%) Zephyr
14 26 (1.48%) Maven
14 26 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
15 24 (1.37%) SpecFlow
16 23 (1.31%) LoadRunner
17 20 (1.14%) HP UFT
17 20 (1.14%) Mercurial
17 20 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 291 (16.61%) Finance
2 120 (6.85%) Marketing
3 99 (5.65%) Retail
4 64 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 61 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 53 (3.03%) Electronics
7 43 (2.45%) Banking
8 22 (1.26%) Legal
9 18 (1.03%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.57%) Back Office
10 10 (0.57%) Games
11 9 (0.51%) Law
12 4 (0.23%) Billing
12 4 (0.23%) Military
13 2 (0.11%) Automotive
13 2 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.057%) Advertising
14 1 (0.057%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.057%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.057%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 795 (45.38%) Developer
2 304 (17.35%) Analyst
3 180 (10.27%) .NET Developer
4 175 (9.99%) Software Developer
5 154 (8.79%) C# Developer
6 141 (8.05%) Software Engineer
7 87 (4.97%) Senior Developer
8 86 (4.91%) Applications Support
9 80 (4.57%) Graduate
10 79 (4.51%) Junior
11 73 (4.17%) Support Engineer
12 68 (3.88%) Support Analyst
13 67 (3.82%) PHP Developer
14 65 (3.71%) SQL Developer
15 63 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
15 63 (3.60%) Graduate Developer
16 61 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
17 58 (3.31%) Business Developer
17 58 (3.31%) Java Developer
18 57 (3.25%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (32.88%) .NET
2 408 (23.29%) HTML
3 342 (19.52%) CSS
4 272 (15.53%) ASP.NET
5 160 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 158 (9.02%) jQuery
6 158 (9.02%) XML
7 155 (8.85%) AngularJS
8 135 (7.71%) Web Services
9 129 (7.36%) .NET Framework
10 114 (6.51%) React
11 104 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 96 (5.48%) .NET Core
13 88 (5.02%) HTML5
14 79 (4.51%) JSON
15 75 (4.28%) Entity Framework
16 68 (3.88%) REST
17 66 (3.77%) Ajax
17 66 (3.77%) Spring
18 54 (3.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 206 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (3.20%) Algorithms
4 44 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
5 37 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (2.00%) Fintech
7 31 (1.77%) Clustering
8 30 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 29 (1.66%) Replication
10 25 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.26%) User Experience
12 21 (1.20%) Driving Licence
13 18 (1.03%) EPoS
14 13 (0.74%) e-Learning
15 12 (0.68%) Mobile App
16 11 (0.63%) CMDB
16 11 (0.63%) Life Science
17 10 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
18 9 (0.51%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 321 (18.32%) Linux
2 249 (14.21%) Windows
3 169 (9.65%) Unix
4 66 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 36 (2.05%) Mac OS
6 34 (1.94%) Ubuntu
7 27 (1.54%) Debian
8 17 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.86%) CentOS
10 14 (0.80%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.68%) Android
13 11 (0.63%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.17%) AIX
17 2 (0.11%) Solaris
17 2 (0.11%) SUSE
17 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 287 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
4 275 (15.70%) MVC
5 256 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
6 206 (11.76%) Scrum
7 183 (10.45%) SDLC
8 175 (9.99%) Analytics
9 151 (8.62%) Test Automation
10 141 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
11 140 (7.99%) DevOps
12 133 (7.59%) Visualisation
13 132 (7.53%) ETL
14 128 (7.31%) CRM
15 117 (6.68%) OO
15 117 (6.68%) Unit Testing
16 113 (6.45%) TDD
16 113 (6.45%) Web Development
17 107 (6.11%) Machine Learning
18 100 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 636 (36.30%) C#
2 583 (33.28%) JavaScript
3 344 (19.63%) Python
4 330 (18.84%) Java
5 198 (11.30%) PHP
6 131 (7.48%) PowerShell
7 128 (7.31%) T-SQL
8 99 (5.65%) C++
9 90 (5.14%) C
10 83 (4.74%) PL/SQL
11 70 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 61 (3.48%) R
13 55 (3.14%) TypeScript
14 51 (2.91%) Shell Script
15 46 (2.63%) VB
16 44 (2.51%) Ruby
17 38 (2.17%) Bash Shell
18 35 (2.00%) VBA
19 29 (1.66%) Java 8
20 28 (1.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 185 (10.56%) Degree
2 177 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 92 (5.25%) DV Cleared
4 62 (3.54%) ISTQB
4 62 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 54 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (2.40%) MCP
8 31 (1.77%) ISEB
9 29 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.20%) CCA
10 21 (1.20%) CCNA
10 21 (1.20%) RHCE
11 19 (1.08%) PhD
12 18 (1.03%) OCP
12 18 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
12 18 (1.03%) SAP Certification
13 17 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (0.68%) HND
15 6 (0.34%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.54%) QA
2 30 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 25 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.91%) SLA
5 11 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.23%) PMO
7 2 (0.11%) GDPR
8 1 (0.057%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.057%) EMIR
8 1 (0.057%) MiFID
System Software
1 104 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 90 (5.14%) Docker
3 79 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 38 (2.17%) XenApp
6 29 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 29 (1.66%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (0.74%) vSphere
8 12 (0.68%) VMware NSX
9 8 (0.46%) vCloud
10 5 (0.29%) NFS
11 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.11%) HDFS
14 1 (0.057%) Samba
Systems Management
1 46 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 42 (2.40%) SCCM
3 33 (1.88%) SCOrch
4 31 (1.77%) SCOM
5 30 (1.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 29 (1.66%) Puppet
7 27 (1.54%) Ansible
8 21 (1.20%) HP ALM
8 21 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (0.80%) Terraform
11 12 (0.68%) Nagios
12 11 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (0.63%) Prometheus
12 11 (0.63%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 8 (0.46%) Data Guard
15 5 (0.29%) WSUS
16 4 (0.23%) vRealize
16 4 (0.23%) yum
Vendors
1 369 (21.06%) Microsoft
2 251 (14.33%) Oracle
3 127 (7.25%) Tableau
4 124 (7.08%) SAP
5 97 (5.54%) VMware
6 71 (4.05%) Google
7 53 (3.03%) Citrix
8 43 (2.45%) Cisco
9 40 (2.28%) HP
10 37 (2.11%) Teradata
11 36 (2.05%) Atlassian
12 27 (1.54%) Splunk
13 26 (1.48%) Sage
14 19 (1.08%) Cognos
14 19 (1.08%) IBM
14 19 (1.08%) Xamarin
15 18 (1.03%) Talend
15 18 (1.03%) Veeam
16 17 (0.97%) DevExpress
17 14 (0.80%) Informatica