Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,167 522 1,687
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.60% 16.01% 17.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.93% 26.74% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 946 456 1,419
10th Percentile £29,625 £28,813 £26,650
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,589
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,375
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.88%

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 4,034 1,952 5,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 53.93% 59.88% 57.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,685 1,632 4,536
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.27%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -4 533 £45,000 +8.43% 80
Gloucestershire +7 203 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Dorset -2 131 £47,500 - 37
Wiltshire -8 108 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Somerset +2 91 £47,500 +5.56% 33
Devon +18 61 £39,500 +21.54% 23
Cornwall -3 23 £40,000 +19.40% 1
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 385 (32.99%) Azure
2 363 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (30.93%) Microsoft
4 354 (30.33%) Business Intelligence
5 313 (26.82%) Social Skills
6 312 (26.74%) JavaScript
7 299 (25.62%) C#
8 284 (24.34%) .NET
9 254 (21.77%) DevOps
10 247 (21.17%) SQL Server
11 245 (20.99%) Analytics
12 217 (18.59%) Python
13 216 (18.51%) Power Platform
14 211 (18.08%) Problem-Solving
15 210 (17.99%) Power BI
16 209 (17.91%) AWS
17 201 (17.22%) Finance
18 172 (14.74%) Java
19 171 (14.65%) Data Warehouse
20 167 (14.31%) React
21 166 (14.22%) T-SQL
22 163 (13.97%) Scrum
23 157 (13.45%) MVC
23 157 (13.45%) HTML
24 154 (13.20%) AngularJS
25 149 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
26 142 (12.17%) Oracle
27 139 (11.91%) ETL
28 135 (11.57%) Linux
28 135 (11.57%) CSS

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 37 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.66%) Apache Spark
3 29 (2.49%) CMS
4 24 (2.06%) WebLogic
5 22 (1.89%) IIS
6 18 (1.54%) Confluence
6 18 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 13 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.94%) EPiServer
9 11 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.77%) SAS
11 8 (0.69%) WordPress
12 7 (0.60%) Apache
12 7 (0.60%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.60%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.51%) Jupyter
13 6 (0.51%) Kentico
Applications
1 36 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.086%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.77%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 9 (0.77%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.69%) Magento
3 8 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.43%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.26%) FastStats
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.26%) Siebel CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.17%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 385 (32.99%) Azure
2 216 (18.51%) Power Platform
3 209 (17.91%) AWS
4 118 (10.11%) GCP
5 75 (6.43%) GitHub
6 54 (4.63%) SaaS
7 42 (3.60%) Snowflake
8 40 (3.43%) Azure Data Factory
9 39 (3.34%) Microsoft 365
10 34 (2.91%) Serverless
11 29 (2.49%) Google Analytics
12 27 (2.31%) Power Automate
13 24 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
13 24 (2.06%) PowerApps
14 23 (1.97%) IaaS
15 18 (1.54%) PaaS
16 14 (1.20%) Azure Service Bus
16 14 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
17 13 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.97%) DNS
1 23 (1.97%) HTTP
2 17 (1.46%) SAN
3 16 (1.37%) DHCP
4 15 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.77%) FTP
6 7 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (0.60%) Firewall
6 7 (0.60%) Internet
6 7 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (0.60%) Skype
7 6 (0.51%) Wireless
8 5 (0.43%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (0.43%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.43%) MPLS
9 4 (0.34%) Intranet
9 4 (0.34%) VPN
10 3 (0.26%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 210 (17.99%) Power BI
3 171 (14.65%) Data Warehouse
4 131 (11.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 101 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 95 (8.14%) Relational Database
7 88 (7.54%) NoSQL
8 81 (6.94%) MySQL
8 81 (6.94%) Tableau
9 74 (6.34%) MongoDB
10 50 (4.28%) BigQuery
11 45 (3.86%) Oracle Database
12 40 (3.43%) RDBMS
13 39 (3.34%) Looker
14 34 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
14 34 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (2.66%) SQL Server 2016
16 29 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (2.40%) Big Data
17 28 (2.40%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 130 (11.14%) Git (software)
2 79 (6.77%) JIRA
3 69 (5.91%) Jenkins
4 53 (4.54%) Selenium
4 53 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (3.94%) Visual Studio
6 30 (2.57%) Cucumber
7 18 (1.54%) Cypress.io
8 17 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
9 16 (1.37%) JMeter
10 15 (1.29%) PHPUnit
11 14 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (1.03%) HP UFT
13 12 (1.03%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.77%) webpack
15 8 (0.69%) Subversion
16 7 (0.60%) Bitbucket
16 7 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
17 6 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 313 (26.82%) Social Skills
2 201 (17.22%) Finance
3 149 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (8.14%) Marketing
5 76 (6.51%) Retail
6 61 (5.23%) Public Sector
7 51 (4.37%) Manufacturing
8 36 (3.08%) Electronics
9 29 (2.49%) Presentation Skills
10 28 (2.40%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.89%) Organisational Skills
12 21 (1.80%) Influencing Skills
13 20 (1.71%) Law
14 19 (1.63%) Aerospace
15 17 (1.46%) Banking
16 13 (1.11%) Games
17 9 (0.77%) Automotive
18 8 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
19 7 (0.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 4 (0.34%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 516 (44.22%) Developer
2 157 (13.45%) Analyst
3 122 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 108 (9.25%) Software Developer
5 87 (7.46%) Data Engineer
6 84 (7.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 63 (5.40%) Administrator
8 62 (5.31%) DBA
9 58 (4.97%) Data Analyst
10 57 (4.88%) .NET Developer
11 54 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 54 (4.63%) Software Engineer
12 52 (4.46%) SQL Developer
13 51 (4.37%) PHP Developer
14 45 (3.86%) Senior Software Developer
15 41 (3.51%) Java Developer
16 32 (2.74%) Applications Support
17 29 (2.49%) Oracle Developer
17 29 (2.49%) Support Analyst
18 28 (2.40%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (24.34%) .NET
2 167 (14.31%) React
3 157 (13.45%) HTML
4 154 (13.20%) AngularJS
5 135 (11.57%) CSS
6 123 (10.54%) .NET Core
7 105 (9.00%) Web Services
8 101 (8.65%) XML
9 99 (8.48%) Vue.js
10 95 (8.14%) .NET Framework
11 90 (7.71%) ASP.NET
12 88 (7.54%) REST
13 79 (6.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 60 (5.14%) Spring
15 55 (4.71%) Node.js
16 51 (4.37%) Laravel
16 51 (4.37%) Sass
17 49 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (3.68%) JSON
19 42 (3.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
1 69 (5.91%) User Experience
2 43 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.00%) Data Structures
4 31 (2.66%) Clustering
5 28 (2.40%) Algorithms
6 25 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
9 15 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.69%) Driving Licence
11 8 (0.69%) NHS
11 8 (0.69%) Replication
12 7 (0.60%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.51%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.51%) Legacy Systems
13 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Licensing
14 5 (0.43%) Housing Association
14 5 (0.43%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 135 (11.57%) Linux
2 133 (11.40%) Windows
3 48 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 35 (3.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 33 (2.83%) Unix
6 32 (2.74%) Windows Server 2019
7 31 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (2.23%) CentOS
9 12 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.94%) Android
11 10 (0.86%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.60%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.51%) Solaris
14 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.086%) Debian
17 1 (0.086%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (30.33%) Business Intelligence
3 254 (21.77%) DevOps
4 245 (20.99%) Analytics
5 211 (18.08%) Problem-Solving
6 163 (13.97%) Scrum
7 157 (13.45%) MVC
8 139 (11.91%) ETL
9 125 (10.71%) Full Stack Development
10 109 (9.34%) Software Engineering
11 105 (9.00%) Data Modelling
12 102 (8.74%) Mentoring
13 98 (8.40%) Data Science
14 97 (8.31%) Migration
15 93 (7.97%) Microservices
16 91 (7.80%) Visualisation
17 89 (7.63%) Data Analytics
18 85 (7.28%) Computer Science
19 84 (7.20%) SDLC
20 72 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 312 (26.74%) JavaScript
2 299 (25.62%) C#
3 217 (18.59%) Python
4 172 (14.74%) Java
5 166 (14.22%) T-SQL
6 117 (10.03%) PowerShell
7 81 (6.94%) PHP
8 79 (6.77%) TypeScript
9 66 (5.66%) PL/SQL
10 53 (4.54%) R
11 38 (3.26%) C++
12 36 (3.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 35 (3.00%) Bash Shell
14 24 (2.06%) Scala
15 21 (1.80%) C
16 17 (1.46%) Java 8
17 13 (1.11%) VBA
17 13 (1.11%) VBScript
18 12 (1.03%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 132 (11.31%) Degree
2 99 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 63 (5.40%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.94%) HNC
8 11 (0.94%) HND
9 10 (0.86%) MCSA
10 9 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (0.69%) MCSE
12 6 (0.51%) ISEB
13 5 (0.43%) CCA
13 5 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.34%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.54%) QA
2 40 (3.43%) GDPR
3 30 (2.57%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.97%) SLA
5 9 (0.77%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.17%) DICOM
8 2 (0.17%) GxP
8 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) WCAG
9 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.086%) PMO
System Software
1 98 (8.40%) Docker
2 28 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.51%) vSphere
5 6 (0.51%) XenApp
5 6 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.43%) BitLocker
6 5 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.086%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (2.74%) Terraform
2 29 (2.49%) Kubernetes
3 19 (1.63%) Ansible
4 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (0.51%) SCCM
6 5 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (0.43%) Kibana
6 5 (0.43%) logstash
6 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.26%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.17%) Puppet
8 2 (0.17%) WSUS
9 1 (0.086%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 361 (30.93%) Microsoft
2 142 (12.17%) Oracle
3 101 (8.65%) Google
4 88 (7.54%) SAP
5 40 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (3.34%) Databricks
7 33 (2.83%) VMware
8 24 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.29%) Adobe
9 15 (1.29%) Citrix
9 15 (1.29%) Cognizant
10 14 (1.20%) Apple
11 12 (1.03%) Alteryx
11 12 (1.03%) Sitecore
12 11 (0.94%) Cisco
12 11 (0.94%) Veeam
13 9 (0.77%) Dell
13 9 (0.77%) IBM
13 9 (0.77%) JD Edwards
13 9 (0.77%) SnapLogic