Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,123 2,061 2,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.92% 19.82% 23.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.41% 35.17% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,874 1,751 2,318
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
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 5,996 5,860 6,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.09% 56.36% 56.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,070 4,943 5,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +3 681 £42,500 +6.25% 121
Dorset +2 346 £35,000 -12.50% 49
Gloucestershire +8 337 £42,500 - 59
Somerset 0 280 £40,000 -0.70% 38
Wiltshire +2 267 £39,000 -2.50% 35
Devon 0 120 £40,000 +6.67% 25
Cornwall +10 66 £35,000 -30.00% 8
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 819 (38.58%) C#
2 811 (38.20%) SQL Server
3 717 (33.77%) .NET
4 705 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
5 687 (32.36%) JavaScript
6 578 (27.23%) HTML
6 578 (27.23%) Microsoft
7 492 (23.17%) CSS
8 442 (20.82%) ASP.NET
9 431 (20.30%) Java
10 430 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
11 428 (20.16%) MVC
12 341 (16.06%) T-SQL
13 326 (15.36%) Finance
14 323 (15.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 319 (15.03%) Degree
16 299 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
17 282 (13.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 260 (12.25%) Windows
19 259 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
20 251 (11.82%) Scrum
21 249 (11.73%) Software Engineering
22 239 (11.26%) XML
23 236 (11.12%) ETL
23 236 (11.12%) jQuery
24 229 (10.79%) Data Warehouse
24 229 (10.79%) Web Services
25 219 (10.32%) SDLC
26 204 (9.61%) ASP.NET MVC
27 201 (9.47%) 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
1 119 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 86 (4.05%) IIS
3 63 (2.97%) CMS
4 58 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 56 (2.64%) Umbraco
6 47 (2.21%) Apache Spark
7 44 (2.07%) Apache
7 44 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.22%) SAS
9 23 (1.08%) Confluence
9 23 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 21 (0.99%) Apache Solr
10 21 (0.99%) JBoss
10 21 (0.99%) MS Exchange
11 20 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (0.89%) SilverStripe
13 16 (0.75%) Apache Pig
14 12 (0.57%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.52%) EPiServer
16 10 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 135 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.57%) SPSS
4 10 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
7 2 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 47 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 42 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (1.32%) Visualfiles
4 25 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
5 22 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.71%) Elite 3E
8 10 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (0.47%) SAP Business One
9 9 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.42%) Oracle ASCP
10 7 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.33%) Oracle SCM
10 7 (0.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 6 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 5 (0.24%) Magento
12 5 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 299 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (5.13%) SaaS
4 42 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 33 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
6 32 (1.51%) GitHub
6 32 (1.51%) Office 365
7 31 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
8 29 (1.37%) IaaS
9 23 (1.08%) PaaS
10 18 (0.85%) Amazon S3
10 18 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
11 13 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 12 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (0.52%) Serverless
14 10 (0.47%) npm
15 8 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (0.38%) Route 53
16 6 (0.28%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.50%) HTTP
2 44 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.55%) SSL
4 31 (1.46%) DNS
4 31 (1.46%) Internet
4 31 (1.46%) SMS
5 25 (1.18%) Firewall
6 23 (1.08%) DHCP
7 21 (0.99%) WAN
8 20 (0.94%) FTP
9 19 (0.89%) LAN
10 18 (0.85%) SAN
10 18 (0.85%) VoIP
11 13 (0.61%) SMTP
11 13 (0.61%) tcpdump
11 13 (0.61%) Wireshark
12 12 (0.57%) Telnet
12 12 (0.57%) VPN
13 9 (0.42%) Wireless
14 8 (0.38%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (38.20%) SQL Server
2 323 (15.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 282 (13.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 229 (10.79%) Data Warehouse
5 132 (6.22%) Power BI
6 131 (6.17%) MySQL
7 130 (6.12%) Relational Database
8 113 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 107 (5.04%) NoSQL
10 103 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 87 (4.10%) Crystal Reports
12 86 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
13 77 (3.63%) Hadoop
14 75 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
15 72 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
16 71 (3.34%) QlikView
17 70 (3.30%) MongoDB
18 68 (3.20%) Big Data
19 66 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
20 43 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 173 (8.15%) Visual Studio
2 161 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 159 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 133 (6.26%) JIRA
5 107 (5.04%) Jenkins
5 107 (5.04%) Selenium
6 92 (4.33%) JUnit
7 64 (3.01%) Maven
8 62 (2.92%) NUnit
9 58 (2.73%) Cucumber
10 51 (2.40%) Eclipse
11 48 (2.26%) Subversion
12 44 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 43 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 34 (1.60%) SpecFlow
15 30 (1.41%) Ant
16 27 (1.27%) ERwin
16 27 (1.27%) Protractor
16 27 (1.27%) TeamCity
17 26 (1.22%) Jasmine
General
1 326 (15.36%) Finance
2 105 (4.95%) Marketing
3 96 (4.52%) Manufacturing
4 77 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 71 (3.34%) Electronics
6 68 (3.20%) Advertising
7 62 (2.92%) Retail
8 35 (1.65%) Legal
9 31 (1.46%) Law
10 24 (1.13%) Banking
11 18 (0.85%) Automotive
12 8 (0.38%) Back Office
12 8 (0.38%) French Language
12 8 (0.38%) German Language
12 8 (0.38%) Local Government
13 7 (0.33%) Billing
14 6 (0.28%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,106 (52.10%) Developer
2 374 (17.62%) .NET Developer
3 357 (16.82%) Analyst
4 237 (11.16%) Software Developer
5 216 (10.17%) C# Developer
6 190 (8.95%) SQL Developer
7 171 (8.05%) Senior Developer
8 163 (7.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 134 (6.31%) Java Developer
10 124 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
11 120 (5.65%) Software Engineer
12 112 (5.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 111 (5.23%) Junior
14 107 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 102 (4.80%) Web Developer
16 95 (4.47%) .NET Software Developer
17 93 (4.38%) Junior Developer
18 92 (4.33%) Applications Support
19 90 (4.24%) Data Analyst
20 84 (3.96%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 717 (33.77%) .NET
2 578 (27.23%) HTML
3 492 (23.17%) CSS
4 442 (20.82%) ASP.NET
5 239 (11.26%) XML
6 236 (11.12%) jQuery
7 229 (10.79%) Web Services
8 204 (9.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 201 (9.47%) AngularJS
10 154 (7.25%) REST
11 143 (6.74%) .NET Framework
12 135 (6.36%) Spring
13 125 (5.89%) HTML5
14 114 (5.37%) SOAP
15 108 (5.09%) RESTful
16 95 (4.47%) Entity Framework
17 90 (4.24%) Hibernate
18 76 (3.58%) JSON
19 75 (3.53%) React
20 71 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 259 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 84 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 72 (3.39%) User Experience
5 42 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 40 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 33 (1.55%) Clustering
8 23 (1.08%) Driving Licence
9 22 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 21 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 19 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 19 (0.89%) Internet of Things
12 17 (0.80%) N-Tier
13 15 (0.71%) Fintech
14 14 (0.66%) Public Cloud
15 13 (0.61%) NHS
16 12 (0.57%) AS400
17 9 (0.42%) Digital Media
17 9 (0.42%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 260 (12.25%) Windows
2 147 (6.92%) Linux
3 100 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 47 (2.21%) Windows 7
5 44 (2.07%) Unix
6 40 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (1.79%) Windows 10
8 30 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.13%) Android
10 14 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.61%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.28%) CentOS
15 5 (0.24%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.19%) Solaris
17 3 (0.14%) AIX
17 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
3 428 (20.16%) MVC
4 251 (11.82%) Scrum
5 249 (11.73%) Software Engineering
6 236 (11.12%) ETL
7 219 (10.32%) SDLC
8 201 (9.47%) Web Development
9 191 (9.00%) TDD
10 189 (8.90%) Test Automation
11 158 (7.44%) Analytics
12 133 (6.26%) OO
13 126 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
14 122 (5.75%) Data Modelling
15 108 (5.09%) ITIL
16 101 (4.76%) Mentoring
17 98 (4.62%) BDD
18 96 (4.52%) Data Analysis
19 94 (4.43%) Migration
20 89 (4.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 819 (38.58%) C#
2 687 (32.36%) JavaScript
3 431 (20.30%) Java
4 341 (16.06%) T-SQL
5 188 (8.86%) Python
6 104 (4.90%) PHP
7 92 (4.33%) VB.NET
8 80 (3.77%) Ruby
9 70 (3.30%) C++
9 70 (3.30%) PL/SQL
10 63 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 56 (2.64%) C
12 55 (2.59%) VB
13 45 (2.12%) R
14 39 (1.84%) VBScript
15 37 (1.74%) Scala
16 29 (1.37%) TypeScript
17 28 (1.32%) Bash Shell
17 28 (1.32%) Groovy
18 23 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 319 (15.03%) Degree
2 108 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 53 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 53 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (1.93%) DV Cleared
7 27 (1.27%) ISEB
8 26 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
9 25 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.57%) MCSA
11 12 (0.57%) PhD
12 11 (0.52%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.42%) HNC
13 9 (0.42%) HND
13 9 (0.42%) MCSE
14 8 (0.38%) GIAC
15 6 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.82%) QA
2 30 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.04%) SLA
4 13 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.28%) GDPR
7 6 (0.28%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.14%) PMO
11 2 (0.094%) COBIT
11 2 (0.094%) GCP
11 2 (0.094%) HL7
12 1 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.047%) WCAG
System Software
1 102 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 89 (4.19%) Docker
3 39 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.61%) Snort
6 11 (0.52%) HDFS
6 11 (0.52%) XenApp
7 6 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.24%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.14%) LXC
10 3 (0.14%) NFS
10 3 (0.14%) vSphere
10 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.094%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.094%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.094%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.094%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (0.80%) CA Service Virtualization
2 16 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 15 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 15 (0.71%) Terraform
4 12 (0.57%) Ansible
4 12 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.42%) Puppet
6 8 (0.38%) Kibana
6 8 (0.38%) SCCM
7 7 (0.33%) Nagios
7 7 (0.33%) SCOM
8 5 (0.24%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.19%) OSSEC
10 3 (0.14%) Endace
10 3 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.094%) WSUS
12 1 (0.047%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 578 (27.23%) Microsoft
2 189 (8.90%) Oracle
3 98 (4.62%) Tableau
4 78 (3.67%) SAP
5 73 (3.44%) VMware
6 69 (3.25%) Google
7 28 (1.32%) HP
7 28 (1.32%) Intapp
8 27 (1.27%) Cognos
9 25 (1.18%) Citrix
10 22 (1.04%) IBM
11 18 (0.85%) CA
12 17 (0.80%) iManage
12 17 (0.80%) Xamarin
13 16 (0.75%) Atlassian
14 14 (0.66%) Cisco
14 14 (0.66%) Informatica
14 14 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.66%) Talend
15 12 (0.57%) Capita