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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1042 1337 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.59% 22.69% 20.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.32% 41.18% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 862 1162 1128
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 3036 3247 3311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 60.00% 55.10% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2576 2769 2877
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,525 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -5 301 £40,000 +6.66% 58
Wiltshire 0 187 £37,500 -3.26% 23
Somerset -5 158 £37,500 - 18
Gloucestershire -3 156 £40,000 - 23
Dorset +7 109 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Devon -2 91 £37,500 +11.94% 11
Cornwall -9 9 £24,500 -36.77% 4
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 692 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (33.68%) C#
3 673 (33.48%) Java
4 611 (30.40%) SQL Server
5 581 (28.91%) .NET
6 580 (28.86%) JavaScript
7 563 (28.01%) HTML
8 415 (20.65%) Finance
9 406 (20.20%) Oracle
10 370 (18.41%) CSS
11 353 (17.56%) XML
12 346 (17.21%) Microsoft
13 344 (17.11%) MVC
14 316 (15.72%) ASP.NET
15 305 (15.17%) Scrum
16 299 (14.88%) SDLC
17 283 (14.08%) Degree
18 279 (13.88%) Windows
19 267 (13.28%) Spring
20 261 (12.99%) OO
21 247 (12.29%) T-SQL
22 241 (11.99%) Software Engineering
23 234 (11.64%) C++
24 232 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
25 231 (11.49%) Web Services
26 229 (11.39%) Computer Science
27 211 (10.50%) Linux
28 192 (9.55%) TDD
29 190 (9.45%) Security Cleared
30 189 (9.40%) jQuery

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 91 (4.53%) IIS
2 82 (4.08%) JBoss
3 75 (3.73%) Apache
4 69 (3.43%) WebLogic
5 59 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 45 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 43 (2.14%) SharePoint
8 39 (1.94%) SAS
9 38 (1.89%) MS Exchange
10 32 (1.59%) Joomla!
11 27 (1.34%) Alfresco
12 26 (1.29%) CMS
13 25 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
14 21 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (0.70%) Mule
17 12 (0.60%) LiveCycle
18 11 (0.55%) Confluence
18 11 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
18 11 (0.55%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 156 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 69 (3.43%) MS Office
3 28 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.04%) SPSS
5 7 (0.35%) SPSS Modeler
6 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.20%) MS Project
8 1 (0.050%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.050%) HipChat
8 1 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 58 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 37 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
3 33 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.75%) Magento
6 14 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
9 11 (0.55%) Oracle ASCP
10 9 (0.45%) Maximo
11 8 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.35%) SAP ERP
13 6 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
14 5 (0.25%) FastStats
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
15 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
15 4 (0.20%) SAP Business One
15 4 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 116 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (2.04%) GitHub
4 27 (1.34%) SaaS
5 17 (0.85%) Office 365
6 12 (0.60%) IaaS
6 12 (0.60%) PaaS
7 11 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.40%) Lucidchart
9 7 (0.35%) Slack
10 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.100%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.050%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.050%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.050%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.050%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.43%) Internet
2 46 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 42 (2.09%) Firewall
4 39 (1.94%) HTTP
5 34 (1.69%) LAN
6 33 (1.64%) DNS
7 30 (1.49%) WAN
8 27 (1.34%) FTP
9 26 (1.29%) DHCP
10 25 (1.24%) SSL
11 22 (1.09%) SAN
12 20 (1.00%) VPN
13 19 (0.95%) SMTP
14 17 (0.85%) VoIP
15 15 (0.75%) SSH
16 12 (0.60%) Kerberos
17 11 (0.55%) Ethernet
17 11 (0.55%) Intranet
18 10 (0.50%) VLAN
18 10 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (30.40%) SQL Server
2 166 (8.26%) NoSQL
3 140 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 135 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 134 (6.67%) MySQL
6 131 (6.52%) MongoDB
6 131 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 102 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
8 93 (4.63%) Oracle Database
9 76 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 61 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 60 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
12 59 (2.94%) Big Data
13 51 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
14 50 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 46 (2.29%) RDBMS
16 44 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
17 38 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
18 37 (1.84%) MS Access
19 30 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 151 (7.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 145 (7.21%) Git (software)
3 134 (6.67%) Maven
4 118 (5.87%) Jenkins
5 117 (5.82%) JIRA
6 113 (5.62%) Subversion
7 101 (5.02%) JUnit
7 101 (5.02%) Selenium
7 101 (5.02%) Visual Studio
8 76 (3.78%) Cucumber
9 57 (2.84%) Eclipse
9 57 (2.84%) Oracle Forms
10 35 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 35 (1.74%) SpecFlow
11 28 (1.39%) IntelliJ
12 26 (1.29%) WebDriver
13 25 (1.24%) SoapUI
14 24 (1.19%) TestNG
15 23 (1.14%) Ant
15 23 (1.14%) NUnit
General
1 415 (20.65%) Finance
2 121 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 111 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 107 (5.32%) Marketing
5 85 (4.23%) Electronics
6 75 (3.73%) Retail
7 51 (2.54%) Banking
8 34 (1.69%) Advertising
9 16 (0.80%) Back Office
10 11 (0.55%) Legal
11 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.45%) Games
11 9 (0.45%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.25%) Law
12 5 (0.25%) Local Government
12 5 (0.25%) Publishing
13 4 (0.20%) Billing
13 4 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.100%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 992 (49.35%) Developer
2 310 (15.42%) Analyst
3 255 (12.69%) .NET Developer
3 255 (12.69%) Java Developer
4 231 (11.49%) Software Developer
5 216 (10.75%) C# Developer
6 171 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 151 (7.51%) Junior
8 139 (6.92%) Software Engineer
9 137 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 131 (6.52%) SQL Developer
11 130 (6.47%) Junior Developer
12 119 (5.92%) Graduate
13 116 (5.77%) DBA
14 104 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
15 103 (5.12%) Junior Software Developer
16 100 (4.98%) Graduate Software Developer
17 90 (4.48%) SQL DBA
18 81 (4.03%) Test Analyst
19 72 (3.58%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (28.91%) .NET
2 563 (28.01%) HTML
3 370 (18.41%) CSS
4 353 (17.56%) XML
5 316 (15.72%) ASP.NET
6 267 (13.28%) Spring
7 231 (11.49%) Web Services
8 189 (9.40%) jQuery
9 170 (8.46%) HTML5
10 168 (8.36%) AngularJS
11 165 (8.21%) REST
12 164 (8.16%) .NET Framework
13 156 (7.76%) Hibernate
14 152 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 127 (6.32%) SOAP
16 109 (5.42%) Entity Framework
16 109 (5.42%) J2EE
17 101 (5.02%) WCF
18 93 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
19 71 (3.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 229 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 175 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 50 (2.49%) Mobile App
6 35 (1.74%) User Experience
7 29 (1.44%) AS400
7 29 (1.44%) N-Tier
8 27 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
9 22 (1.09%) Internet of Things
10 21 (1.04%) Driving Licence
11 17 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
12 16 (0.80%) Replication
13 15 (0.75%) Algorithms
14 14 (0.70%) iSeries
15 11 (0.55%) NHS
16 10 (0.50%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.50%) iPad
17 9 (0.45%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 279 (13.88%) Windows
2 211 (10.50%) Linux
3 152 (7.56%) Unix
4 110 (5.47%) Windows Server
5 59 (2.94%) Android
6 46 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (2.19%) Apple iOS
8 40 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (1.29%) AIX
11 25 (1.24%) Windows XP
12 15 (0.75%) Solaris
13 14 (0.70%) OS/400
13 14 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (0.45%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.35%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (17.11%) MVC
3 305 (15.17%) Scrum
4 299 (14.88%) SDLC
5 261 (12.99%) OO
6 241 (11.99%) Software Engineering
7 232 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 192 (9.55%) TDD
9 160 (7.96%) Unit Testing
10 154 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
11 146 (7.26%) Mathematics
12 138 (6.87%) ETL
13 133 (6.62%) ITIL
14 129 (6.42%) Web Development
15 106 (5.27%) Mentoring
16 97 (4.83%) Open Source
17 85 (4.23%) BDD
18 84 (4.18%) ERP
19 79 (3.93%) Analytics
20 74 (3.68%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 677 (33.68%) C#
2 673 (33.48%) Java
3 580 (28.86%) JavaScript
4 247 (12.29%) T-SQL
5 234 (11.64%) C++
6 132 (6.57%) PHP
7 123 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 100 (4.98%) Python
9 94 (4.68%) C
10 71 (3.53%) VB.NET
11 67 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 56 (2.79%) VBA
13 53 (2.64%) VB
14 38 (1.89%) RPG
14 38 (1.89%) Ruby
15 34 (1.69%) Delphi
16 31 (1.54%) Shell Script
17 27 (1.34%) Pascal
18 24 (1.19%) XPath
19 23 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 283 (14.08%) Degree
2 190 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 118 (5.87%) SC Cleared
4 92 (4.58%) ISEB
5 81 (4.03%) ISTQB
6 66 (3.28%) DV Cleared
7 38 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (0.80%) MCSA
10 9 (0.45%) MCSE
11 8 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.40%) CEH
11 8 (0.40%) CISSP
12 7 (0.35%) CCNA
12 7 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.35%) PhD
13 6 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.30%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.63%) QA
2 33 (1.64%) SLA
3 32 (1.59%) ISO 9001
4 28 (1.39%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.15%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.100%) SDET
8 1 (0.050%) FATCA
8 1 (0.050%) GPG13
8 1 (0.050%) PMO
System Software
1 93 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
4 20 (1.00%) Docker
4 20 (1.00%) Firmware
4 20 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.90%) vSphere
6 8 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.30%) Snort
7 6 (0.30%) XenServer
8 5 (0.25%) Xen
9 4 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.20%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.20%) Samba
9 4 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.100%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.100%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (1.64%) Nagios
2 24 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.90%) Puppet
4 11 (0.55%) NetBackup
4 11 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (0.50%) Ansible
6 8 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.35%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.30%) Perfmon
8 6 (0.30%) SCCM
9 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.25%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.20%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.20%) OpenView
10 4 (0.20%) Salt
10 4 (0.20%) SCOM
10 4 (0.20%) Terraform
10 4 (0.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 406 (20.20%) Oracle
2 346 (17.21%) Microsoft
3 103 (5.12%) SAP
4 76 (3.78%) VMware
5 57 (2.84%) IBM
6 46 (2.29%) HP
7 33 (1.64%) Cisco
8 29 (1.44%) Tableau
9 19 (0.95%) Citrix
10 18 (0.90%) Xamarin
10 18 (0.90%) Zend
11 16 (0.80%) Informatica
12 15 (0.75%) Adobe
12 15 (0.75%) NetApp
13 14 (0.70%) Sage
14 13 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.55%) IFS
15 11 (0.55%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.50%) Apple
16 10 (0.50%) Juniper
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