Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,205 706 1,806
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.72% 15.46% 17.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.21% 27.70% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 609 1,557
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,850 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 4,271 2,549 5,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.71% 55.80% 57.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,892 2,112 4,715
10th Percentile £32,261 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in the South West.

Salary trend for SQL in the South West

SQL
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in the South West over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -4 500 £45,000 - 73
Gloucestershire +1 184 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Dorset +5 163 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Wiltshire -9 122 £47,500 - 45
Somerset +11 91 £47,500 +6.74% 30
Devon +11 88 £37,318 +6.62% 22
Cornwall -11 17 £42,500 -10.53% 2
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 422 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (34.52%) C#
3 407 (33.78%) .NET
4 405 (33.61%) Azure
5 386 (32.03%) JavaScript
6 380 (31.54%) Microsoft
7 325 (26.97%) Social Skills
8 304 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
9 283 (23.49%) SQL Server
10 266 (22.07%) DevOps
11 245 (20.33%) AWS
12 211 (17.51%) Python
13 210 (17.43%) AngularJS
14 204 (16.93%) HTML
15 196 (16.27%) Finance
16 194 (16.10%) MVC
17 191 (15.85%) Scrum
17 191 (15.85%) Analytics
18 186 (15.44%) Problem-Solving
19 184 (15.27%) CSS
20 183 (15.19%) React
21 181 (15.02%) .NET Core
22 170 (14.11%) Java
23 169 (14.02%) Oracle
23 169 (14.02%) Power Platform
24 163 (13.53%) Power BI
24 163 (13.53%) T-SQL
25 161 (13.36%) Microservices
25 161 (13.36%) Docker
26 154 (12.78%) Git (software)

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 38 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 32 (2.66%) IIS
4 30 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (2.41%) CMS
6 17 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.33%) Apache
7 16 (1.33%) WordPress
8 13 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.83%) EPiServer
10 10 (0.83%) NServiceBus
10 10 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.83%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.66%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.50%) Kentico
14 5 (0.41%) Headless CMS
14 5 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 40 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.24%) Magento
2 9 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.66%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 7 (0.58%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.50%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.25%) FastStats
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.17%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 2 (0.17%) IBM Planning Analytics
8 2 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.083%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.083%) SAP EM
9 1 (0.083%) Shopify
9 1 (0.083%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 405 (33.61%) Azure
2 245 (20.33%) AWS
3 169 (14.02%) Power Platform
4 109 (9.05%) GCP
5 60 (4.98%) SaaS
6 43 (3.57%) GitHub
7 39 (3.24%) Serverless
8 38 (3.15%) Microsoft 365
9 26 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
11 23 (1.91%) Azure Data Factory
12 21 (1.74%) Snowflake
13 20 (1.66%) PowerApps
14 18 (1.49%) Google Analytics
15 16 (1.33%) Amazon S3
16 15 (1.24%) Azure Service Bus
16 15 (1.24%) IaaS
17 14 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
18 13 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
18 13 (1.08%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.91%) HTTP
2 19 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.49%) DNS
4 16 (1.33%) DHCP
5 11 (0.91%) SAN
6 10 (0.83%) Firewall
6 10 (0.83%) Internet
6 10 (0.83%) Skype
7 9 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (0.75%) Wireless
8 7 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (0.58%) VPN
9 6 (0.50%) MPLS
9 6 (0.50%) WAN
10 5 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.41%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.41%) LAN
10 5 (0.41%) VoIP
11 3 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 163 (13.53%) Power BI
3 132 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
4 109 (9.05%) MySQL
5 106 (8.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 101 (8.38%) MongoDB
6 101 (8.38%) NoSQL
7 89 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 86 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
9 81 (6.72%) Relational Database
10 54 (4.48%) Tableau
11 45 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
11 45 (3.73%) Oracle Database
12 38 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 36 (2.99%) RDBMS
14 34 (2.82%) Data Mining
15 33 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 31 (2.57%) Big Data
17 29 (2.41%) Data Lake
18 28 (2.32%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 154 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 79 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 62 (5.15%) Visual Studio
4 49 (4.07%) JIRA
5 45 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (3.32%) Selenium
7 22 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
8 17 (1.41%) Cucumber
9 15 (1.24%) ReSharper
9 15 (1.24%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.08%) JUnit
10 13 (1.08%) Maven
10 13 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (1.08%) SpecFlow
11 12 (1.00%) JMeter
12 10 (0.83%) Subversion
13 9 (0.75%) PHPUnit
14 8 (0.66%) Ant
14 8 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.58%) Flyway
General
1 325 (26.97%) Social Skills
2 196 (16.27%) Finance
3 133 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
4 109 (9.05%) Marketing
5 63 (5.23%) Public Sector
6 61 (5.06%) Manufacturing
7 46 (3.82%) Electronics
8 43 (3.57%) Retail
9 39 (3.24%) Telecoms
10 28 (2.32%) Presentation Skills
11 23 (1.91%) Influencing Skills
11 23 (1.91%) Law
12 21 (1.74%) Aerospace
13 16 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
14 15 (1.24%) Games
14 15 (1.24%) Legal
15 12 (1.00%) Automotive
16 11 (0.91%) Banking
17 9 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
18 7 (0.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 646 (53.61%) Developer
2 177 (14.69%) Senior Developer
3 145 (12.03%) Software Developer
4 126 (10.46%) Analyst
5 121 (10.04%) .NET Developer
6 94 (7.80%) C# Developer
7 78 (6.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 63 (5.23%) SQL Developer
9 61 (5.06%) Java Developer
10 60 (4.98%) Software Engineer
11 59 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
12 57 (4.73%) Data Engineer
13 53 (4.40%) PHP Developer
14 46 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
15 45 (3.73%) Senior Software Developer
16 43 (3.57%) Administrator
17 41 (3.40%) DBA
18 39 (3.24%) Data Analyst
18 39 (3.24%) Senior .NET Developer
18 39 (3.24%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (33.78%) .NET
2 210 (17.43%) AngularJS
3 204 (16.93%) HTML
4 184 (15.27%) CSS
5 183 (15.19%) React
6 181 (15.02%) .NET Core
7 151 (12.53%) ASP.NET
8 136 (11.29%) Vue.js
9 117 (9.71%) .NET Framework
10 115 (9.54%) REST
11 97 (8.05%) Web Services
12 84 (6.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 76 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 70 (5.81%) XML
15 69 (5.73%) RESTful
16 66 (5.48%) Spring
17 61 (5.06%) Laravel
18 59 (4.90%) Node.js
19 58 (4.81%) Kafka
20 51 (4.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
2 79 (6.56%) User Experience
3 35 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.32%) Data Structures
6 16 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.24%) Algorithms
7 15 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.16%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 12 (1.00%) Clustering
10 12 (1.00%) Data Centre
11 11 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 10 (0.83%) Replication
13 8 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.58%) Legacy Systems
14 7 (0.58%) PKI
15 6 (0.50%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 153 (12.70%) Windows
2 146 (12.12%) Linux
3 65 (5.39%) Windows Server
4 32 (2.66%) Windows Server 2016
5 30 (2.49%) Windows Server 2019
6 29 (2.41%) Unix
6 29 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.91%) CentOS
8 18 (1.49%) Windows 10
9 16 (1.33%) Android
10 14 (1.16%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.33%) Solaris
14 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.083%) MVS
16 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
3 266 (22.07%) DevOps
4 194 (16.10%) MVC
5 191 (15.85%) Analytics
5 191 (15.85%) Scrum
6 186 (15.44%) Problem-Solving
7 161 (13.36%) Microservices
8 145 (12.03%) Full Stack Development
9 119 (9.88%) Software Engineering
10 117 (9.71%) ETL
11 99 (8.22%) Data Modelling
12 92 (7.63%) Mentoring
13 91 (7.55%) OO
14 87 (7.22%) Web Development
15 85 (7.05%) Computer Science
16 77 (6.39%) Data Science
16 77 (6.39%) SDLC
17 74 (6.14%) TDD
18 71 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 416 (34.52%) C#
2 386 (32.03%) JavaScript
3 211 (17.51%) Python
4 170 (14.11%) Java
5 163 (13.53%) T-SQL
6 113 (9.38%) TypeScript
7 86 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 85 (7.05%) PHP
9 66 (5.48%) PL/SQL
10 58 (4.81%) R
11 55 (4.56%) Bash Shell
12 44 (3.65%) C++
13 22 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 21 (1.74%) VB.NET
15 18 (1.49%) VBScript
16 17 (1.41%) C
17 16 (1.33%) Ruby
17 16 (1.33%) Scala
18 15 (1.24%) Shell Script
19 14 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 123 (10.21%) Security Cleared
2 105 (8.71%) Degree
3 91 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.66%) MCSE
10 7 (0.58%) MCSA
11 5 (0.41%) CCA
11 5 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.25%) HNC
14 2 (0.17%) ISEB
14 2 (0.17%) MCP
14 2 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.15%) QA
2 24 (1.99%) GDPR
3 23 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.41%) SLA
5 12 (1.00%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.25%) WCAG
9 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.083%) Def Stans
System Software
1 161 (13.36%) Docker
2 22 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.66%) XenApp
6 7 (0.58%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.50%) vSphere
7 6 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.17%) Firmware
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.083%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 75 (6.22%) Kubernetes
2 41 (3.40%) Terraform
3 15 (1.24%) Ansible
4 13 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.66%) SCCM
6 7 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
7 5 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.33%) Packer
9 3 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.17%) Puppet
11 1 (0.083%) Consul
11 1 (0.083%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.083%) Grafana
11 1 (0.083%) Graphite
11 1 (0.083%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.083%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.083%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 380 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 169 (14.02%) Oracle
3 89 (7.39%) SAP
4 63 (5.23%) Google
5 40 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (2.57%) VMware
7 26 (2.16%) Databricks
8 23 (1.91%) Red Hat
9 18 (1.49%) IBM
10 16 (1.33%) Apple
11 14 (1.16%) Teradata
12 13 (1.08%) Cisco
12 13 (1.08%) WooCommerce
13 11 (0.91%) Citrix
13 11 (0.91%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.83%) Splunk
15 9 (0.75%) Alteryx
15 9 (0.75%) EMC
16 8 (0.66%) JD Edwards
16 8 (0.66%) Sage