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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1024 1300 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.91% 22.90% 20.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.25% 41.37% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1113 1089
Median salary £37,750 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.20% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3080 3142 3322
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.88% 55.36% 54.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2632 2685 2831
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,591 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -6 282 £40,000 +5.26% 76
Wiltshire 0 201 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Somerset -5 160 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Gloucestershire -3 157 £37,500 -6.25% 30
Dorset +5 99 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Devon -8 76 £35,000 - 11
Cornwall -6 20 £43,000 +22.85% 2
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 704 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 692 (34.11%) C#
3 652 (32.13%) Java
4 644 (31.74%) SQL Server
5 589 (29.03%) .NET
6 583 (28.73%) JavaScript
7 548 (27.01%) HTML
8 402 (19.81%) Finance
9 391 (19.27%) Oracle
10 381 (18.78%) Microsoft
11 372 (18.33%) CSS
12 363 (17.89%) MVC
13 332 (16.36%) XML
14 325 (16.02%) ASP.NET
15 304 (14.98%) Scrum
16 293 (14.44%) SDLC
17 285 (14.05%) Windows
18 273 (13.45%) Degree
19 262 (12.91%) T-SQL
20 261 (12.86%) Spring
21 249 (12.27%) OO
21 249 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
22 237 (11.68%) Software Engineering
23 225 (11.09%) Web Services
24 216 (10.65%) C++
25 207 (10.20%) TDD
26 201 (9.91%) Linux
26 201 (9.91%) Computer Science
27 197 (9.71%) Security Cleared
28 186 (9.17%) Continuous Integration

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 99 (4.88%) IIS
2 74 (3.65%) JBoss
3 72 (3.55%) Apache
4 64 (3.15%) WebLogic
5 55 (2.71%) WebSphere
6 48 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 42 (2.07%) MS Exchange
8 41 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 32 (1.58%) SAS
10 30 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
10 30 (1.48%) Joomla!
11 26 (1.28%) Alfresco
12 21 (1.03%) CMS
13 20 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (0.74%) Confluence
16 13 (0.64%) LiveCycle
17 12 (0.59%) Mule
17 12 (0.59%) nginx
17 12 (0.59%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 73 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.89%) SPSS
5 8 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.34%) SPSS Modeler
7 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 36 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.54%) Magento
6 11 (0.54%) Maximo
7 10 (0.49%) Oracle ASCP
7 10 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
8 8 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
10 6 (0.30%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.25%) FastStats
11 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 145 (7.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.92%) GitHub
4 37 (1.82%) SaaS
5 24 (1.18%) Office 365
6 14 (0.69%) IaaS
6 14 (0.69%) PaaS
7 10 (0.49%) Slack
8 9 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.34%) Lucidchart
11 4 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.099%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.049%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.049%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.049%) Force.com
13 1 (0.049%) G Suite
13 1 (0.049%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.049%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.30%) Internet
2 52 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 42 (2.07%) Firewall
4 36 (1.77%) HTTP
5 32 (1.58%) DNS
6 31 (1.53%) LAN
7 27 (1.33%) DHCP
7 27 (1.33%) SSL
8 26 (1.28%) WAN
9 22 (1.08%) FTP
10 21 (1.03%) SAN
11 20 (0.99%) SMTP
11 20 (0.99%) VoIP
12 19 (0.94%) VPN
13 15 (0.74%) Kerberos
14 13 (0.64%) Wireshark
15 10 (0.49%) Intranet
15 10 (0.49%) LDAP
15 10 (0.49%) Telnet
15 10 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (31.74%) SQL Server
2 149 (7.34%) Relational Database
3 145 (7.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 143 (7.05%) NoSQL
5 141 (6.95%) MySQL
6 140 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 118 (5.82%) MongoDB
8 112 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
9 94 (4.63%) Oracle Database
10 76 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 58 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 56 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
13 54 (2.66%) Big Data
14 51 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
15 46 (2.27%) RDBMS
16 44 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 41 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
18 40 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
19 38 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
20 37 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 161 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 150 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 136 (6.70%) Maven
4 120 (5.91%) Jenkins
5 119 (5.86%) Subversion
6 114 (5.62%) Visual Studio
7 112 (5.52%) JUnit
8 111 (5.47%) Selenium
9 104 (5.13%) JIRA
10 83 (4.09%) Cucumber
11 62 (3.06%) Eclipse
12 59 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
13 42 (2.07%) SpecFlow
14 33 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 29 (1.43%) IntelliJ
16 28 (1.38%) TestNG
17 27 (1.33%) Bitbucket
17 27 (1.33%) WebDriver
18 26 (1.28%) Ant
19 24 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 402 (19.81%) Finance
2 118 (5.82%) Manufacturing
3 112 (5.52%) Marketing
4 100 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 80 (3.94%) Retail
6 75 (3.70%) Electronics
7 48 (2.37%) Banking
8 34 (1.68%) Advertising
9 9 (0.44%) Back Office
9 9 (0.44%) General Ledger
9 9 (0.44%) Legal
10 8 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.30%) Games
11 6 (0.30%) Publishing
12 5 (0.25%) Law
12 5 (0.25%) Local Government
13 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.15%) Billing
14 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 980 (48.30%) Developer
2 327 (16.12%) Analyst
3 268 (13.21%) .NET Developer
4 255 (12.57%) Java Developer
5 220 (10.84%) Software Developer
6 205 (10.10%) C# Developer
7 170 (8.38%) Senior Developer
8 140 (6.90%) Junior
9 133 (6.55%) Software Engineer
10 132 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 130 (6.41%) SQL Developer
12 118 (5.82%) Junior Developer
13 110 (5.42%) DBA
13 110 (5.42%) Graduate
14 92 (4.53%) Graduate Developer
14 92 (4.53%) Junior Software Developer
15 88 (4.34%) Graduate Software Developer
16 83 (4.09%) SQL DBA
17 81 (3.99%) Applications Support
18 76 (3.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (29.03%) .NET
2 548 (27.01%) HTML
3 372 (18.33%) CSS
4 332 (16.36%) XML
5 325 (16.02%) ASP.NET
6 261 (12.86%) Spring
7 225 (11.09%) Web Services
8 185 (9.12%) jQuery
9 184 (9.07%) AngularJS
10 176 (8.67%) .NET Framework
11 168 (8.28%) HTML5
12 161 (7.93%) Hibernate
13 158 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 152 (7.49%) REST
15 114 (5.62%) SOAP
16 113 (5.57%) Entity Framework
17 109 (5.37%) WCF
18 105 (5.17%) J2EE
19 87 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
20 69 (3.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 201 (9.91%) Computer Science
2 174 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
4 79 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 43 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 43 (2.12%) User Experience
7 27 (1.33%) N-Tier
8 24 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 24 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (0.94%) AS400
10 18 (0.89%) Internet of Things
11 16 (0.79%) Replication
12 14 (0.69%) NHS
13 13 (0.64%) Cyber Defence
14 12 (0.59%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.44%) Clustering
15 9 (0.44%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.44%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 285 (14.05%) Windows
2 201 (9.91%) Linux
3 156 (7.69%) Unix
4 125 (6.16%) Windows Server
5 58 (2.86%) Android
6 46 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 43 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (1.18%) AIX
11 23 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 16 (0.79%) Solaris
12 16 (0.79%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 14 (0.69%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.59%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.39%) OS/400
16 8 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (17.89%) MVC
3 304 (14.98%) Scrum
4 293 (14.44%) SDLC
5 249 (12.27%) Business Intelligence
5 249 (12.27%) OO
6 237 (11.68%) Software Engineering
7 207 (10.20%) TDD
8 186 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
9 161 (7.93%) Unit Testing
10 146 (7.20%) ITIL
11 141 (6.95%) ETL
12 133 (6.55%) Mathematics
13 119 (5.86%) Web Development
14 97 (4.78%) Mentoring
14 97 (4.78%) Open Source
15 86 (4.24%) ERP
16 78 (3.84%) BDD
17 77 (3.79%) Test Automation
18 76 (3.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 692 (34.11%) C#
2 652 (32.13%) Java
3 583 (28.73%) JavaScript
4 262 (12.91%) T-SQL
5 216 (10.65%) C++
6 139 (6.85%) PHP
7 123 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 93 (4.58%) C
9 88 (4.34%) Python
10 77 (3.79%) VB.NET
11 75 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 59 (2.91%) VBA
13 47 (2.32%) VB
14 41 (2.02%) Ruby
15 35 (1.72%) Shell Script
16 34 (1.68%) Delphi
17 30 (1.48%) XPath
18 27 (1.33%) RPG
19 26 (1.28%) Pascal
20 20 (0.99%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 273 (13.45%) Degree
2 197 (9.71%) Security Cleared
3 130 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 97 (4.78%) ISEB
5 88 (4.34%) ISTQB
6 62 (3.06%) DV Cleared
7 39 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 34 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.44%) CREST Certified
10 9 (0.44%) MCSA
11 7 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.34%) MCSE
12 6 (0.30%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.25%) MCITP
13 5 (0.25%) PhD
13 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.25%) PMP
14 4 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.20%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.30%) QA
2 35 (1.72%) SLA
3 28 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 23 (1.13%) ISO 14001
5 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.15%) Basel II
7 3 (0.15%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.099%) SDET
9 1 (0.049%) FATCA
9 1 (0.049%) GPG13
9 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.03%) Docker
6 20 (0.99%) vSphere
7 16 (0.79%) Firmware
8 12 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.49%) Snort
10 7 (0.34%) XenServer
11 6 (0.30%) Xen
12 4 (0.20%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.20%) MetaFrame
12 4 (0.20%) Samba
12 4 (0.20%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.099%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.099%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (1.58%) Nagios
2 24 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.94%) Puppet
4 14 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (0.54%) Ansible
6 10 (0.49%) Data Guard
6 10 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.44%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.34%) Perfmon
10 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.30%) SCCM
11 5 (0.25%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.25%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.25%) Terraform
12 4 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.20%) Graylog
12 4 (0.20%) Salt
12 4 (0.20%) SCOM
12 4 (0.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 391 (19.27%) Oracle
2 381 (18.78%) Microsoft
3 87 (4.29%) SAP
4 84 (4.14%) VMware
5 56 (2.76%) IBM
6 40 (1.97%) HP
7 30 (1.48%) Cisco
8 27 (1.33%) Tableau
9 20 (0.99%) Citrix
9 20 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (0.99%) Xamarin
10 19 (0.94%) Sage
11 18 (0.89%) Adobe
11 18 (0.89%) Zend
12 16 (0.79%) Informatica
12 16 (0.79%) NetApp
13 12 (0.59%) Sybase
14 11 (0.54%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.54%) Teradata
15 10 (0.49%) BMC
Clevedon, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 20% Non-Contributory Pension + Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 20% Non-Contributory Pension + Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago