Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 555 1,696 1,852
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 16.18% 17.46% 18.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.93% 30.02% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 564 1,542 1,737
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,126 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.42% +0.31% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £63,143
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 2,061 5,650 6,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.07% 58.18% 60.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,744 4,582 5,173
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +8.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 31 October 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 31 October 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 0 156 £43,750 +2.94% 34
Wiltshire -3 133 £50,000 +25.00% 25
Gloucestershire +3 86 £40,000 -11.11% 25
Dorset -5 67 £47,500 +18.75% 19
Somerset -4 65 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Devon -7 24 £34,500 -13.75% 19
Cornwall -8 10 £33,500 -25.56% 1
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 204 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (36.58%) JavaScript
3 170 (30.63%) SQL Server
4 161 (29.01%) .NET
5 158 (28.47%) Azure
6 155 (27.93%) C#
7 139 (25.05%) Microsoft
8 138 (24.86%) HTML
9 129 (23.24%) CSS
10 123 (22.16%) AWS
11 113 (20.36%) Java
12 106 (19.10%) MVC
13 102 (18.38%) Scrum
14 100 (18.02%) DevOps
15 99 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
16 94 (16.94%) Windows
17 85 (15.32%) .NET Framework
18 83 (14.95%) ASP.NET
19 76 (13.69%) Degree
20 75 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
21 74 (13.33%) Git (software)
22 73 (13.15%) Linux
23 72 (12.97%) Python
24 71 (12.79%) Oracle
25 70 (12.61%) Node.js
25 70 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
26 69 (12.43%) Security Cleared
27 68 (12.25%) T-SQL
28 66 (11.89%) Power Platform
28 66 (11.89%) Mentoring

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 16 (2.88%) Apache
1 16 (2.88%) Apache Airflow
1 16 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.80%) Confluence
2 10 (1.80%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.62%) JBoss
4 7 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.08%) nginx
6 5 (0.90%) CMS
7 4 (0.72%) IIS
7 4 (0.72%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.54%) SAS
8 3 (0.54%) WildFly
9 2 (0.36%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.36%) Camunda
9 2 (0.36%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.90%) Aareon QL
3 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.36%) Magento
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) FastStats
6 1 (0.18%) Maximo
6 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.18%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.18%) Odoo
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) Primavera
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 158 (28.47%) Azure
2 123 (22.16%) AWS
3 66 (11.89%) Power Platform
4 34 (6.13%) GCP
5 31 (5.59%) SaaS
6 19 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (3.42%) Serverless
7 17 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (2.88%) Office 365
9 15 (2.70%) Amazon S3
10 13 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (2.34%) PaaS
11 12 (2.16%) OpenShift
12 9 (1.62%) AWS Fargate
13 8 (1.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 8 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (1.26%) IaaS
14 7 (1.26%) Route 53
15 6 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.06%) WAN
2 12 (2.16%) VPN
3 11 (1.98%) Firewall
3 11 (1.98%) HTTP
4 9 (1.62%) DNS
5 8 (1.44%) SAN
6 7 (1.26%) DHCP
7 5 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.54%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.54%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.54%) Skype
8 3 (0.54%) VLAN
8 3 (0.54%) VoIP
8 3 (0.54%) Wireless
9 2 (0.36%) Internet
9 2 (0.36%) TETRA
9 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.99%) Power BI
3 58 (10.45%) Relational Database
4 54 (9.73%) MySQL
5 48 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (6.67%) NoSQL
8 36 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (5.23%) Tableau
10 24 (4.32%) MongoDB
11 18 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (3.06%) BigQuery
13 13 (2.34%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.98%) Big Data
15 10 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (1.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 74 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.13%) JUnit
3 33 (5.95%) Maven
4 32 (5.77%) JIRA
5 31 (5.59%) Jenkins
6 26 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (4.14%) Mockito
8 22 (3.96%) Subversion
9 20 (3.60%) Oracle APEX
10 18 (3.24%) Visual Studio
11 14 (2.52%) IntelliJ
11 14 (2.52%) SonarQube
12 13 (2.34%) Bitbucket Server
12 13 (2.34%) Cucumber
12 13 (2.34%) Selenium
13 10 (1.80%) Ant
13 10 (1.80%) Flyway
13 10 (1.80%) Gradle
13 10 (1.80%) MSI
13 10 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 64 (11.53%) Finance
2 40 (7.21%) Public Sector
3 25 (4.50%) Marketing
4 16 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.52%) Retail
6 13 (2.34%) Electronics
7 7 (1.26%) Back Office
8 6 (1.08%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.08%) Legal
9 3 (0.54%) Advertising
9 3 (0.54%) Automotive
9 3 (0.54%) Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 312 (56.22%) Developer
2 67 (12.07%) Senior Developer
3 61 (10.99%) Analyst
3 61 (10.99%) Java Developer
4 56 (10.09%) .NET Developer
5 44 (7.93%) Software Developer
6 40 (7.21%) C# Developer
7 30 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 26 (4.68%) Oracle Developer
9 25 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 25 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 21 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (3.78%) Software Engineer
11 19 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (3.06%) Data Engineer
12 17 (3.06%) Lead Developer
12 17 (3.06%) Support Engineer
13 16 (2.88%) Web Developer
14 15 (2.70%) Team Leader
15 14 (2.52%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (29.01%) .NET
2 138 (24.86%) HTML
3 129 (23.24%) CSS
4 85 (15.32%) .NET Framework
5 83 (14.95%) ASP.NET
6 70 (12.61%) Node.js
7 61 (10.99%) .NET Core
7 61 (10.99%) AngularJS
8 60 (10.81%) Web Services
9 53 (9.55%) React
9 53 (9.55%) RESTful
10 51 (9.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 45 (8.11%) Spring
12 43 (7.75%) REST
13 42 (7.57%) XML
14 35 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (6.31%) Entity Framework
15 30 (5.41%) WCF
16 29 (5.23%) jQuery
16 29 (5.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (3.60%) N-Tier
4 15 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.34%) User Experience
6 11 (1.98%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.08%) Reinsurance
9 5 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (0.72%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.54%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.54%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.36%) PKI
12 2 (0.36%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 94 (16.94%) Windows
2 73 (13.15%) Linux
3 19 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.24%) Unix
5 12 (2.16%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (1.98%) CentOS
7 10 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.44%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (1.26%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.26%) CoreOS
11 6 (1.08%) Android
12 5 (0.90%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.72%) Solaris
13 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.72%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (19.10%) MVC
3 102 (18.38%) Scrum
4 100 (18.02%) DevOps
5 99 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
8 66 (11.89%) Mentoring
9 59 (10.63%) OO
10 56 (10.09%) Data Modelling
11 55 (9.91%) ETL
12 53 (9.55%) Microservices
13 51 (9.19%) TDD
14 49 (8.83%) Unit Testing
15 45 (8.11%) Coaching
16 43 (7.75%) Analytics
17 41 (7.39%) Software Engineering
18 39 (7.03%) Migration
18 39 (7.03%) Test Automation
19 35 (6.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 203 (36.58%) JavaScript
2 155 (27.93%) C#
3 113 (20.36%) Java
4 72 (12.97%) Python
5 68 (12.25%) T-SQL
6 62 (11.17%) TypeScript
7 48 (8.65%) PL/SQL
8 30 (5.41%) Java 8
9 24 (4.32%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.96%) C
11 18 (3.24%) PHP
12 17 (3.06%) C++
13 13 (2.34%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.34%) R
14 12 (2.16%) VB
14 12 (2.16%) VBScript
15 11 (1.98%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.80%) Ruby
17 9 (1.62%) VC++
18 8 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 76 (13.69%) Degree
2 69 (12.43%) Security Cleared
3 48 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.16%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.44%) MCSA
7 7 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.08%) MCSE
9 3 (0.54%) CCNA
9 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.54%) HND
9 3 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.36%) MCITP
10 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.18%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.96%) QA
2 9 (1.62%) SLA
3 5 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) GDPR
4 2 (0.36%) NCSC
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (10.27%) Docker
2 31 (5.59%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.06%) vSphere
5 10 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.80%) VirtualBox
6 7 (1.26%) GlusterFS
7 5 (0.90%) XenApp
7 5 (0.90%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (5.77%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.60%) Ansible
2 20 (3.60%) Terraform
3 8 (1.44%) Puppet
4 7 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.08%) Nagios
5 6 (1.08%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.54%) vRealize
8 2 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 139 (25.05%) Microsoft
2 71 (12.79%) Oracle
3 43 (7.75%) VMware
4 24 (4.32%) SAP
5 22 (3.96%) Cisco
6 21 (3.78%) Dell
7 17 (3.06%) Google
8 13 (2.34%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.80%) AppDynamics
11 8 (1.44%) Citrix
11 8 (1.44%) Splunk
11 8 (1.44%) Veeam
12 7 (1.26%) HP
12 7 (1.26%) NetIQ
12 7 (1.26%) Sage
12 7 (1.26%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.08%) DevExpress
13 6 (1.08%) EnterpriseDB
13 6 (1.08%) New Relic