Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,104 2,041 2,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.88% 19.79% 22.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.36% 35.12% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,862 1,730 2,336
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 5,951 5,812 6,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.06% 56.35% 56.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,038 4,900 5,668
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 +3 676 £42,500 +6.25% 116
Dorset +2 345 £35,000 -12.50% 49
Gloucestershire +8 332 £42,000 -1.18% 58
Somerset 0 276 £40,000 - 42
Wiltshire +2 266 £39,000 -2.50% 35
Devon 0 118 £40,000 +6.67% 25
Cornwall +10 65 £35,000 -30.00% 8
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 812 (38.59%) C#
2 803 (38.17%) SQL Server
3 711 (33.79%) .NET
4 696 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
5 678 (32.22%) JavaScript
6 571 (27.14%) HTML
6 571 (27.14%) Microsoft
7 486 (23.10%) CSS
8 440 (20.91%) ASP.NET
9 428 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
10 425 (20.20%) Java
10 425 (20.20%) MVC
11 341 (16.21%) T-SQL
12 325 (15.45%) Finance
13 321 (15.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 313 (14.88%) Degree
15 293 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
16 280 (13.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 257 (12.21%) Windows
17 257 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
18 247 (11.74%) Scrum
19 245 (11.64%) Software Engineering
20 237 (11.26%) XML
21 235 (11.17%) ETL
22 234 (11.12%) jQuery
23 225 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
24 224 (10.65%) Web Services
25 214 (10.17%) SDLC
26 204 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
27 200 (9.51%) Web Development

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
1 117 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 83 (3.94%) IIS
3 63 (2.99%) CMS
4 56 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (2.66%) Umbraco
5 46 (2.19%) Apache Spark
6 43 (2.04%) Apache
6 43 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.24%) SAS
8 23 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 21 (1.00%) Apache Solr
9 21 (1.00%) Confluence
9 21 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 20 (0.95%) JBoss
11 19 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (0.90%) SilverStripe
12 16 (0.76%) Apache Pig
13 12 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.52%) EPiServer
15 10 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 135 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.57%) SPSS
4 10 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
7 2 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 47 (2.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 43 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (1.33%) Visualfiles
4 25 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
5 22 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.48%) SAP Business One
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle ASCP
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle SCM
9 7 (0.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 6 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.24%) Magento
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 293 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 175 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (5.13%) SaaS
4 41 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 33 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
6 32 (1.52%) GitHub
7 31 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
8 30 (1.43%) Office 365
9 28 (1.33%) IaaS
10 21 (1.00%) PaaS
11 18 (0.86%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
13 12 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 12 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (0.52%) Serverless
15 10 (0.48%) npm
16 8 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.38%) Route 53
17 6 (0.29%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.52%) HTTP
2 44 (2.09%) TCP/IP
3 31 (1.47%) Internet
3 31 (1.47%) SMS
4 30 (1.43%) SSL
5 29 (1.38%) DNS
6 23 (1.09%) Firewall
7 21 (1.00%) DHCP
7 21 (1.00%) WAN
8 20 (0.95%) FTP
9 19 (0.90%) LAN
10 18 (0.86%) SAN
10 18 (0.86%) VoIP
11 13 (0.62%) SMTP
11 13 (0.62%) tcpdump
11 13 (0.62%) Wireshark
12 12 (0.57%) Telnet
12 12 (0.57%) VPN
13 9 (0.43%) Wireless
14 8 (0.38%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 803 (38.17%) SQL Server
2 321 (15.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 280 (13.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 225 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
5 130 (6.18%) Power BI
6 128 (6.08%) MySQL
6 128 (6.08%) Relational Database
7 112 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 107 (5.09%) NoSQL
9 101 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 87 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
11 86 (4.09%) BusinessObjects
12 75 (3.56%) Hadoop
13 74 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
14 72 (3.42%) QlikView
15 71 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
16 69 (3.28%) MongoDB
17 66 (3.14%) Big Data
18 65 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
19 42 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 172 (8.17%) Visual Studio
2 158 (7.51%) Git (software)
3 157 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 130 (6.18%) JIRA
5 106 (5.04%) Jenkins
6 104 (4.94%) Selenium
7 89 (4.23%) JUnit
8 64 (3.04%) Maven
9 62 (2.95%) NUnit
10 57 (2.71%) Cucumber
11 51 (2.42%) Eclipse
12 48 (2.28%) Subversion
13 43 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 42 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 33 (1.57%) SpecFlow
16 30 (1.43%) Ant
17 27 (1.28%) ERwin
17 27 (1.28%) TeamCity
18 26 (1.24%) SoapUI
19 24 (1.14%) Protractor
General
1 325 (15.45%) Finance
2 106 (5.04%) Marketing
3 99 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 80 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 74 (3.52%) Electronics
6 67 (3.18%) Advertising
7 63 (2.99%) Retail
8 35 (1.66%) Legal
9 31 (1.47%) Law
10 23 (1.09%) Banking
11 18 (0.86%) Automotive
12 8 (0.38%) Back Office
12 8 (0.38%) French Language
12 8 (0.38%) German Language
12 8 (0.38%) Local Government
13 7 (0.33%) Billing
14 6 (0.29%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,101 (52.33%) Developer
2 372 (17.68%) .NET Developer
3 353 (16.78%) Analyst
4 238 (11.31%) Software Developer
5 216 (10.27%) C# Developer
6 190 (9.03%) SQL Developer
7 171 (8.13%) Senior Developer
8 163 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 133 (6.32%) Java Developer
10 124 (5.89%) ASP.NET Developer
11 120 (5.70%) Software Engineer
12 113 (5.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 111 (5.28%) Junior
14 107 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 101 (4.80%) Web Developer
16 96 (4.56%) .NET Software Developer
17 93 (4.42%) Junior Developer
18 91 (4.33%) Applications Support
19 89 (4.23%) Data Analyst
20 84 (3.99%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 711 (33.79%) .NET
2 571 (27.14%) HTML
3 486 (23.10%) CSS
4 440 (20.91%) ASP.NET
5 237 (11.26%) XML
6 234 (11.12%) jQuery
7 224 (10.65%) Web Services
8 204 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 195 (9.27%) AngularJS
10 149 (7.08%) REST
11 141 (6.70%) .NET Framework
12 133 (6.32%) Spring
13 121 (5.75%) HTML5
14 113 (5.37%) SOAP
15 108 (5.13%) RESTful
16 93 (4.42%) Entity Framework
17 89 (4.23%) Hibernate
18 73 (3.47%) JSON
19 72 (3.42%) React
20 71 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 257 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (6.46%) Computer Science
3 82 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
4 72 (3.42%) User Experience
5 40 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 39 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 32 (1.52%) Clustering
8 22 (1.05%) Driving Licence
9 21 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 19 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 19 (0.90%) Internet of Things
11 17 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 15 (0.71%) Fintech
13 14 (0.67%) NHS
13 14 (0.67%) Public Cloud
14 11 (0.52%) AS400
15 10 (0.48%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 257 (12.21%) Windows
2 144 (6.84%) Linux
3 97 (4.61%) Windows Server
4 47 (2.23%) Windows 7
5 44 (2.09%) Unix
6 40 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (1.81%) Windows 10
8 30 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.14%) Android
10 14 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.29%) CentOS
14 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.24%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.19%) Solaris
17 3 (0.14%) AIX
17 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
3 425 (20.20%) MVC
4 247 (11.74%) Scrum
5 245 (11.64%) Software Engineering
6 235 (11.17%) ETL
7 214 (10.17%) SDLC
8 200 (9.51%) Web Development
9 188 (8.94%) TDD
10 185 (8.79%) Test Automation
11 156 (7.41%) Analytics
12 130 (6.18%) OO
13 122 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
14 121 (5.75%) Data Modelling
15 105 (4.99%) ITIL
16 98 (4.66%) Mentoring
17 97 (4.61%) BDD
18 96 (4.56%) Data Analysis
19 93 (4.42%) Migration
20 89 (4.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 812 (38.59%) C#
2 678 (32.22%) JavaScript
3 425 (20.20%) Java
4 341 (16.21%) T-SQL
5 185 (8.79%) Python
6 103 (4.90%) PHP
7 92 (4.37%) VB.NET
8 79 (3.75%) Ruby
9 70 (3.33%) C++
10 69 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 61 (2.90%) PowerShell
12 55 (2.61%) C
12 55 (2.61%) VB
13 45 (2.14%) R
14 39 (1.85%) VBScript
15 37 (1.76%) Scala
16 28 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.33%) Groovy
16 28 (1.33%) TypeScript
17 23 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 313 (14.88%) Degree
2 106 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 70 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.47%) ISTQB
6 50 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 26 (1.24%) ISEB
8 26 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
9 25 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.57%) MCSA
11 12 (0.57%) PhD
12 11 (0.52%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.43%) HNC
13 9 (0.43%) HND
13 9 (0.43%) MCSE
14 8 (0.38%) GIAC
15 6 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.80%) QA
2 29 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.05%) SLA
4 13 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.29%) GDPR
7 6 (0.29%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.14%) PMO
11 2 (0.095%) COBIT
11 2 (0.095%) GCP
11 2 (0.095%) HL7
12 1 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 101 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 89 (4.23%) Docker
3 38 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.62%) Snort
6 11 (0.52%) XenApp
7 10 (0.48%) HDFS
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.24%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.14%) LXC
11 3 (0.14%) NFS
11 3 (0.14%) vSphere
11 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.095%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.095%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.095%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.095%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (0.81%) CA Service Virtualization
2 16 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 15 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 15 (0.71%) Terraform
4 12 (0.57%) Ansible
5 11 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.38%) Puppet
6 8 (0.38%) SCCM
7 7 (0.33%) Kibana
7 7 (0.33%) Nagios
7 7 (0.33%) SCOM
8 5 (0.24%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.19%) OSSEC
10 3 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.095%) Endace
11 2 (0.095%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.095%) WSUS
12 1 (0.048%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 571 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 183 (8.70%) Oracle
3 98 (4.66%) Tableau
4 81 (3.85%) SAP
5 72 (3.42%) VMware
6 68 (3.23%) Google
7 27 (1.28%) Cognos
7 27 (1.28%) HP
8 25 (1.19%) Citrix
9 22 (1.05%) IBM
10 18 (0.86%) CA
11 16 (0.76%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.76%) iManage
11 16 (0.76%) Xamarin
12 14 (0.67%) Cisco
12 14 (0.67%) Informatica
12 14 (0.67%) Talend
13 12 (0.57%) Capita
13 12 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.48%) Sitecore