Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,056 1,276 1,806
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 17.01% 17.11% 17.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.48% 30.26% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1,109 1,626
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,239 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,000 £31,850 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,375 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 3,582 4,217 5,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.70% 56.54% 58.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,831 3,561 4,847
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £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 14 April 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 14 April 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 -6 364 £45,000 - 73
Wiltshire 0 166 £47,500 +18.75% 30
Gloucestershire -4 137 £40,000 -10.11% 36
Dorset 0 136 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Devon +7 112 £35,000 -9.97% 23
Somerset -1 83 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Cornwall -7 22 £40,000 -5.88% 3
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 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.

1 438 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (37.31%) C#
3 386 (36.55%) JavaScript
4 377 (35.70%) Azure
5 349 (33.05%) .NET
6 257 (24.34%) SQL Server
7 238 (22.54%) Microsoft
8 233 (22.06%) Java
9 225 (21.31%) DevOps
10 224 (21.21%) AWS
10 224 (21.21%) HTML
11 205 (19.41%) Scrum
12 203 (19.22%) CSS
13 197 (18.66%) AngularJS
14 193 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
15 173 (16.38%) Python
16 169 (16.00%) Docker
17 165 (15.63%) Linux
18 163 (15.44%) Microservices
19 161 (15.25%) .NET Core
20 158 (14.96%) MVC
21 153 (14.49%) Git (software)
22 147 (13.92%) Analytics
22 147 (13.92%) ASP.NET
23 145 (13.73%) Oracle
24 144 (13.64%) Finance
24 144 (13.64%) TypeScript
25 138 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
26 135 (12.78%) Windows
27 134 (12.69%) Software Engineering

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 32 (3.03%) Apache
2 31 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (2.46%) Apache Spark
4 25 (2.37%) IIS
5 18 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.42%) WordPress
7 12 (1.14%) CMS
8 11 (1.04%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.85%) nginx
11 8 (0.76%) JBoss
11 8 (0.76%) NServiceBus
12 7 (0.66%) Confluence
13 6 (0.57%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.57%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.28%) SAS
15 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.38%) Gliffy
4 4 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.28%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.42%) SAP Business One
2 11 (1.04%) Magento
3 8 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.47%) Sage X3
5 4 (0.38%) Sage 1000
6 3 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.19%) FastStats
7 2 (0.19%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.19%) StreamServe
7 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.095%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.095%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.095%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 377 (35.70%) Azure
2 224 (21.21%) AWS
3 98 (9.28%) Power Platform
4 87 (8.24%) GCP
5 72 (6.82%) SaaS
6 27 (2.56%) Microsoft 365
7 23 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (1.52%) Serverless
9 15 (1.42%) Amazon S3
9 15 (1.42%) GitHub
10 13 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
10 13 (1.23%) npm
10 13 (1.23%) OpenShift
10 13 (1.23%) PaaS
11 12 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (1.04%) IaaS
13 10 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.80%) HTTP
2 17 (1.61%) DNS
3 14 (1.33%) Firewall
4 12 (1.14%) SAN
4 12 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (0.85%) Wireless
7 8 (0.76%) Skype
8 7 (0.66%) Internet
8 7 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (0.57%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (0.57%) NAS
10 5 (0.47%) DHCP
10 5 (0.47%) VPN
11 4 (0.38%) LAN
11 4 (0.38%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.38%) SMTP
11 4 (0.38%) WAN
12 3 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 120 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
3 108 (10.23%) MySQL
4 94 (8.90%) Power BI
5 91 (8.62%) Relational Database
6 89 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
7 83 (7.86%) MongoDB
8 81 (7.67%) NoSQL
9 67 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 64 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 51 (4.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 43 (4.07%) Big Data
13 40 (3.79%) Amazon RDS
14 33 (3.13%) Hadoop
15 28 (2.65%) Tableau
16 27 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (2.37%) Oracle Database
18 18 (1.70%) Data Lake
18 18 (1.70%) Data Mining
19 16 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 153 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 85 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 49 (4.64%) Visual Studio
4 42 (3.98%) JIRA
5 34 (3.22%) Selenium
6 31 (2.94%) Maven
6 31 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (2.18%) JUnit
8 18 (1.70%) Cucumber
9 15 (1.42%) Flyway
10 13 (1.23%) Ant
10 13 (1.23%) JMeter
10 13 (1.23%) SpecFlow
11 12 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
12 10 (0.95%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.95%) IntelliJ
12 10 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.95%) ReSharper
12 10 (0.95%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 144 (13.64%) Finance
2 91 (8.62%) Marketing
3 86 (8.14%) Public Sector
4 58 (5.49%) Manufacturing
5 41 (3.88%) Electronics
6 36 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.18%) Aerospace
8 18 (1.70%) Legal
9 16 (1.52%) Retail
10 11 (1.04%) Billing
10 11 (1.04%) Military
11 10 (0.95%) Police
12 9 (0.85%) Local Government
13 7 (0.66%) Automotive
14 6 (0.57%) Law
15 5 (0.47%) Banking
15 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.38%) Avionics
16 4 (0.38%) Back Office
17 3 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 581 (55.02%) Developer
2 158 (14.96%) Senior Developer
3 139 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 133 (12.59%) Software Developer
5 112 (10.61%) Analyst
6 97 (9.19%) C# Developer
7 91 (8.62%) Java Developer
7 91 (8.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 64 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 63 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 55 (5.21%) Software Engineer
11 51 (4.83%) SQL Developer
12 47 (4.45%) Angular Developer
12 47 (4.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 42 (3.98%) .NET Software Developer
14 41 (3.88%) C# Software Developer
14 41 (3.88%) Data Engineer
15 39 (3.69%) PHP Developer
16 36 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 34 (3.22%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (33.05%) .NET
2 224 (21.21%) HTML
3 203 (19.22%) CSS
4 197 (18.66%) AngularJS
5 161 (15.25%) .NET Core
6 147 (13.92%) ASP.NET
7 115 (10.89%) React
8 100 (9.47%) RESTful
9 98 (9.28%) .NET Framework
10 95 (9.00%) Vue.js
11 89 (8.43%) Node.js
12 88 (8.33%) REST
13 85 (8.05%) Spring
14 84 (7.95%) Web Services
15 80 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 73 (6.91%) Spring Boot
17 58 (5.49%) Hibernate
18 51 (4.83%) JSON
19 50 (4.73%) HTML5
20 47 (4.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.97%) User Experience
3 57 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 28 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 19 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.70%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.66%) Renewable Energy
13 6 (0.57%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.57%) NHS
13 6 (0.57%) PKI
14 5 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.47%) Reinsurance
15 4 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 165 (15.63%) Linux
2 135 (12.78%) Windows
3 53 (5.02%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.37%) Unix
5 20 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
6 18 (1.70%) Android
7 14 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 12 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.95%) CentOS
9 10 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.57%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.28%) VMS
15 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.095%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (21.31%) DevOps
3 205 (19.41%) Scrum
4 193 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
5 163 (15.44%) Microservices
6 158 (14.96%) MVC
7 147 (13.92%) Analytics
8 138 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
9 134 (12.69%) Software Engineering
10 106 (10.04%) OO
11 105 (9.94%) Data Modelling
12 95 (9.00%) TDD
13 94 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
13 94 (8.90%) ETL
14 80 (7.58%) Mentoring
15 77 (7.29%) Web Development
16 71 (6.72%) Migration
16 71 (6.72%) Visualisation
17 68 (6.44%) SDLC
18 63 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 394 (37.31%) C#
2 386 (36.55%) JavaScript
3 233 (22.06%) Java
4 173 (16.38%) Python
5 144 (13.64%) TypeScript
6 111 (10.51%) T-SQL
7 74 (7.01%) PHP
8 55 (5.21%) PowerShell
9 45 (4.26%) PL/SQL
10 42 (3.98%) Bash Shell
11 35 (3.31%) C++
12 34 (3.22%) R
13 26 (2.46%) Java 8
14 23 (2.18%) VB
15 21 (1.99%) VB.NET
16 19 (1.80%) C
17 18 (1.70%) Ruby
18 15 (1.42%) Shell Script
19 12 (1.14%) VBScript
20 11 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 104 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 100 (9.47%) Degree
3 82 (7.77%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.95%) HNC
7 8 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.66%) MCSA
9 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.38%) MCP
10 4 (0.38%) PhD
11 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.19%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.19%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.19%) MCSE
12 2 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.73%) QA
2 20 (1.89%) GDPR
3 12 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.14%) SLA
4 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.19%) PMO
6 1 (0.095%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 169 (16.00%) Docker
2 28 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.85%) vSphere
6 8 (0.76%) XenApp
7 6 (0.57%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.095%) Firmware
9 1 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.095%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.095%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 109 (10.32%) Kubernetes
2 64 (6.06%) Terraform
3 21 (1.99%) Ansible
4 19 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.76%) Packer
5 8 (0.76%) SCCM
6 6 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
7 5 (0.47%) Puppet
8 4 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.38%) Proxmox
9 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.28%) Nagios
10 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.19%) vRealize
11 1 (0.095%) Consul
11 1 (0.095%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.095%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.095%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.095%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 238 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 145 (13.73%) Oracle
3 64 (6.06%) SAP
4 35 (3.31%) VMware
5 28 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.56%) Splunk
7 19 (1.80%) Google
8 18 (1.70%) Xamarin
9 14 (1.33%) IBM
9 14 (1.33%) Teradata
10 13 (1.23%) Apple
10 13 (1.23%) Cisco
10 13 (1.23%) Citrix
10 13 (1.23%) Talend
11 11 (1.04%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.95%) Dell
12 10 (0.95%) EMC
12 10 (0.95%) Veeam
13 9 (0.85%) Informatica
13 9 (0.85%) Sage