Period
to 24 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,514 1,658 2,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.49% 16.78% 20.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.96% 28.57% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,310 1,506 1,869
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 5,053 5,804 5,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.39% 58.74% 58.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,137 4,755 5,046
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 24 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +2 472 £42,500 - 93
Wiltshire +3 298 £37,500 -6.25% 54
Dorset +1 223 £40,000 +6.67% 39
Gloucestershire 0 208 £43,500 +2.35% 57
Somerset +3 172 £42,500 +6.25% 53
Devon 0 93 £40,000 +5.26% 41
Cornwall +7 43 £37,500 +4.17% 5
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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.

1 537 (35.47%) C#
2 508 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
3 453 (29.92%) JavaScript
4 425 (28.07%) .NET
5 416 (27.48%) SQL Server
6 372 (24.57%) Microsoft
7 362 (23.91%) Azure
8 318 (21.00%) Business Intelligence
9 282 (18.63%) Java
10 253 (16.71%) Python
11 247 (16.31%) MVC
12 238 (15.72%) Finance
13 237 (15.65%) HTML
14 233 (15.39%) Linux
15 213 (14.07%) CSS
16 211 (13.94%) ASP.NET
17 208 (13.74%) Windows
18 197 (13.01%) Scrum
18 197 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
19 184 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
20 183 (12.09%) Analytics
21 174 (11.49%) AngularJS
22 164 (10.83%) Git (software)
23 155 (10.24%) Software Engineering
24 154 (10.17%) Oracle
25 151 (9.97%) Test Automation
26 148 (9.78%) Degree
27 142 (9.38%) Marketing
28 140 (9.25%) MySQL
29 138 (9.11%) ETL

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 76 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 30 (1.98%) SAS
4 28 (1.85%) Apache
5 26 (1.72%) CMS
6 24 (1.59%) Apache Solr
7 23 (1.52%) Apache Spark
7 23 (1.52%) Confluence
8 17 (1.12%) IIS
9 14 (0.92%) nginx
10 13 (0.86%) ArcGIS
10 13 (0.86%) WordPress
11 11 (0.73%) EPiServer
11 11 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.66%) Tornado
13 9 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.53%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.53%) Skype for Business
14 8 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.99%) SPSS
4 8 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.13%) Windchill
7 1 (0.066%) CATIA
7 1 (0.066%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.066%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.066%) Simulink
7 1 (0.066%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 38 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.26%) Magento
3 4 (0.26%) Raiser's Edge
4 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.066%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.066%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.066%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.066%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.066%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 362 (23.91%) Azure
2 133 (8.78%) Power Platform
3 112 (7.40%) AWS
4 81 (5.35%) Office 365
5 59 (3.90%) SaaS
6 37 (2.44%) GCP
7 36 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
8 33 (2.18%) Serverless
9 28 (1.85%) Azure Functions
10 24 (1.59%) IaaS
11 20 (1.32%) Azure Stack
12 19 (1.25%) OneDrive
12 19 (1.25%) PaaS
13 18 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
14 15 (0.99%) NuGet
15 12 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (0.73%) npm
17 10 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
17 10 (0.66%) Amazon S3
18 8 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.57%) DNS
2 52 (3.43%) TCP/IP
3 49 (3.24%) Firewall
4 43 (2.84%) DHCP
5 32 (2.11%) VPN
6 25 (1.65%) Internet
6 25 (1.65%) SAN
6 25 (1.65%) Skype
7 24 (1.59%) Extranet
7 24 (1.59%) NetScaler
8 22 (1.45%) Wireless
9 21 (1.39%) HTTP
9 21 (1.39%) VLAN
10 19 (1.25%) IPv4
11 14 (0.92%) VoIP
12 13 (0.86%) WAN
13 9 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (0.53%) IPsec
14 8 (0.53%) tcpdump
14 8 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (27.48%) SQL Server
2 140 (9.25%) MySQL
3 136 (8.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 135 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 133 (8.78%) Power BI
6 129 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
7 107 (7.07%) Relational Database
8 95 (6.27%) NoSQL
9 81 (5.35%) Big Data
10 74 (4.89%) MongoDB
11 61 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 51 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
13 39 (2.58%) Hadoop
14 37 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
15 31 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (1.92%) Oracle Database
17 27 (1.78%) QlikView
17 27 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
18 26 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 164 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 77 (5.09%) Jenkins
3 70 (4.62%) Visual Studio
4 61 (4.03%) JIRA
5 50 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (3.04%) Selenium
7 38 (2.51%) JUnit
8 34 (2.25%) Maven
9 32 (2.11%) Eclipse
10 30 (1.98%) Subversion
11 29 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 28 (1.85%) Postman
13 27 (1.78%) SoapUI
14 25 (1.65%) SpecFlow
15 18 (1.19%) NUnit
16 17 (1.12%) Bitbucket
16 17 (1.12%) MSTest
16 17 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
17 16 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 15 (0.99%) TestRail
General
1 238 (15.72%) Finance
2 142 (9.38%) Marketing
3 117 (7.73%) Retail
4 95 (6.27%) Public Sector
5 82 (5.42%) Manufacturing
5 82 (5.42%) Telecoms
6 66 (4.36%) Electronics
7 26 (1.72%) Aerospace
8 24 (1.59%) Banking
9 18 (1.19%) Military
10 17 (1.12%) Law
11 16 (1.06%) Automotive
11 16 (1.06%) Legal
12 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.33%) Police
14 4 (0.26%) Back Office
14 4 (0.26%) Games
14 4 (0.26%) Local Government
14 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.13%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 687 (45.38%) Developer
2 236 (15.59%) Analyst
3 173 (11.43%) Software Developer
4 163 (10.77%) .NET Developer
5 147 (9.71%) C# Developer
6 87 (5.75%) Senior Developer
7 80 (5.28%) Software Engineer
8 78 (5.15%) Support Engineer
9 76 (5.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 76 (5.02%) Java Developer
10 69 (4.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 65 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
12 59 (3.90%) C# Software Developer
12 59 (3.90%) Data Analyst
13 55 (3.63%) SQL Developer
14 54 (3.57%) Junior
15 52 (3.43%) .NET Software Developer
16 51 (3.37%) Applications Support
17 44 (2.91%) PHP Developer
17 44 (2.91%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (28.07%) .NET
2 237 (15.65%) HTML
3 213 (14.07%) CSS
4 211 (13.94%) ASP.NET
5 174 (11.49%) AngularJS
6 123 (8.12%) Web Services
7 118 (7.79%) jQuery
8 110 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 98 (6.47%) REST
10 96 (6.34%) .NET Framework
11 92 (6.08%) XML
12 91 (6.01%) React
13 73 (4.82%) .NET Core
14 72 (4.76%) Spring
15 69 (4.56%) JSON
16 64 (4.23%) Node.js
17 60 (3.96%) HTML5
17 60 (3.96%) Vue.js
18 52 (3.43%) RESTful
19 45 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 184 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
3 65 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
4 49 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 41 (2.71%) User Experience
6 39 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 26 (1.72%) EPoS
7 26 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
8 25 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 25 (1.65%) Driving Licence
9 18 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (0.92%) Clustering
11 13 (0.86%) Semantic Web
12 12 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (0.73%) Replication
14 9 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
15 8 (0.53%) Linked Data
15 8 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 233 (15.39%) Linux
2 208 (13.74%) Windows
3 91 (6.01%) Unix
4 69 (4.56%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (1.59%) Android
7 22 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.25%) Mac OS
10 16 (1.06%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.79%) CentOS
12 10 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.46%) Debian
15 6 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.33%) AIX
16 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (21.00%) Business Intelligence
3 247 (16.31%) MVC
4 197 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
4 197 (13.01%) Scrum
5 183 (12.09%) Analytics
6 155 (10.24%) Software Engineering
7 151 (9.97%) Test Automation
8 138 (9.11%) ETL
9 128 (8.45%) DevOps
10 118 (7.79%) SDLC
11 108 (7.13%) CRM
12 105 (6.94%) OO
12 105 (6.94%) TDD
13 96 (6.34%) Visualisation
14 94 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
14 94 (6.21%) Unit Testing
15 85 (5.61%) Digital Marketing
16 83 (5.48%) Migration
17 80 (5.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 537 (35.47%) C#
2 453 (29.92%) JavaScript
3 282 (18.63%) Java
4 253 (16.71%) Python
5 137 (9.05%) T-SQL
6 108 (7.13%) PHP
7 88 (5.81%) PowerShell
8 82 (5.42%) C++
9 69 (4.56%) PL/SQL
10 60 (3.96%) R
10 60 (3.96%) TypeScript
11 53 (3.50%) VB.NET
12 41 (2.71%) C
13 38 (2.51%) Ruby
14 30 (1.98%) VBA
15 27 (1.78%) Bash Shell
16 25 (1.65%) Go
17 19 (1.25%) Shell Script
18 18 (1.19%) VB
19 15 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 148 (9.78%) Degree
2 131 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 72 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 59 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 38 (2.51%) ISTQB
6 24 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.86%) DBS Check
9 13 (0.86%) MCP
10 11 (0.73%) CCA
10 11 (0.73%) ISEB
10 11 (0.73%) RHCE
11 10 (0.66%) MCSA
12 9 (0.59%) MCSE
13 8 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.46%) CCNA
14 7 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.67%) QA
2 20 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 15 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.59%) GDPR
4 9 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.26%) SLA
7 3 (0.20%) COBIT
7 3 (0.20%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.20%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.13%) PMO
9 1 (0.066%) HL7
9 1 (0.066%) ISO 15022
9 1 (0.066%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.066%) NCSC
System Software
1 120 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 78 (5.15%) Docker
3 65 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 52 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (2.05%) XenApp
6 21 (1.39%) vSphere
7 19 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (1.19%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.26%) Snort
12 3 (0.20%) HDFS
12 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
14 1 (0.066%) GlusterFS
14 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.066%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 59 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 25 (1.65%) SCCM
3 22 (1.45%) Terraform
4 19 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 19 (1.25%) SCOM
4 19 (1.25%) SCOrch
5 14 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
6 13 (0.86%) Puppet
7 12 (0.79%) Cloudify
8 10 (0.66%) Ansible
8 10 (0.66%) logstash
8 10 (0.66%) Packer
9 9 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.53%) cPanel
10 8 (0.53%) Nagios
10 8 (0.53%) Plesk
10 8 (0.53%) WSUS
11 6 (0.40%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.40%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.26%) Suricata
Vendors
1 372 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 154 (10.17%) Oracle
3 91 (6.01%) SAP
3 91 (6.01%) Tableau
4 86 (5.68%) VMware
5 39 (2.58%) Citrix
6 37 (2.44%) Google
7 33 (2.18%) Cisco
8 32 (2.11%) HP
9 24 (1.59%) Sage
10 22 (1.45%) Dell
11 20 (1.32%) Teradata
12 19 (1.25%) Atlassian
12 19 (1.25%) Splunk
12 19 (1.25%) Talend
13 17 (1.12%) Informatica
14 16 (1.06%) IBM
15 14 (0.92%) Veeam
16 13 (0.86%) Symantec
16 13 (0.86%) Xamarin