Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,177 2,166 2,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.14% 20.72% 22.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.45% 33.91% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,871 1,848 2,173
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,421
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -1.07% +9.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 6,509 6,387 6,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.21% 61.11% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,482 5,446 5,337
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +3 761 £42,500 +3.03% 119
Wiltshire -2 353 £41,000 +9.33% 34
Dorset -5 337 £37,500 -5.06% 47
Gloucestershire +1 333 £45,000 +20.00% 56
Somerset +2 188 £38,500 +2.67% 19
Cornwall +11 94 £34,250 +3.79% 10
Devon -2 90 £37,500 - 38
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 894 (41.07%) C#
2 803 (36.89%) .NET
3 759 (34.86%) JavaScript
4 731 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
5 723 (33.21%) SQL Server
6 573 (26.32%) HTML
7 519 (23.84%) Java
8 509 (23.38%) CSS
9 501 (23.01%) Microsoft
10 436 (20.03%) MVC
11 410 (18.83%) Finance
12 372 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
13 358 (16.44%) ASP.NET
14 338 (15.53%) Windows
15 324 (14.88%) Software Engineering
16 321 (14.75%) Oracle
17 313 (14.38%) Degree
18 287 (13.18%) Scrum
19 285 (13.09%) T-SQL
20 281 (12.91%) Python
21 280 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
22 271 (12.45%) Linux
23 270 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
24 262 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
25 261 (11.99%) AngularJS
26 254 (11.67%) SDLC
27 239 (10.98%) XML
28 236 (10.84%) Test Automation
29 227 (10.43%) Web Services
30 224 (10.29%) TDD

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 94 (4.32%) Apache
2 64 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 60 (2.76%) IIS
4 56 (2.57%) Confluence
5 54 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 46 (2.11%) CMS
7 41 (1.88%) Apache Spark
8 31 (1.42%) MS Exchange
9 30 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (1.19%) Apache Pig
11 25 (1.15%) nginx
12 24 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (1.06%) Umbraco
14 21 (0.96%) WebLogic
15 19 (0.87%) SAS
15 19 (0.87%) WebSphere
16 16 (0.73%) JBoss
16 16 (0.73%) Skype for Business
17 15 (0.69%) WordPress
18 11 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 96 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.55%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.41%) SPSS
5 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.092%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.092%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.046%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.046%) Stata
Business Applications
1 27 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
7 7 (0.32%) Magento
7 7 (0.32%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.28%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.23%) Sage X3
10 4 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.18%) Elite 3E
10 4 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 4 (0.18%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.18%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 262 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 189 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (2.85%) Office 365
4 56 (2.57%) SaaS
5 40 (1.84%) GitHub
6 34 (1.56%) Amazon S3
7 30 (1.38%) Amazon Kinesis
8 28 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
12 13 (0.60%) PaaS
13 11 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.32%) OneDrive
16 6 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
17 5 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
17 5 (0.23%) Serverless
18 4 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.43%) SMS
2 49 (2.25%) DNS
3 45 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 37 (1.70%) HTTP
5 35 (1.61%) SAN
6 34 (1.56%) Firewall
7 27 (1.24%) SSL
8 25 (1.15%) VPN
9 24 (1.10%) DHCP
10 20 (0.92%) Internet
11 17 (0.78%) Skype
12 16 (0.73%) WAN
13 15 (0.69%) LAN
13 15 (0.69%) VoIP
14 13 (0.60%) FTP
15 11 (0.51%) Wireless
16 9 (0.41%) HTTPS
16 9 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
17 8 (0.37%) Extranet
17 8 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 723 (33.21%) SQL Server
2 222 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 203 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 190 (8.73%) Relational Database
5 167 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
6 163 (7.49%) MySQL
7 135 (6.20%) Power BI
8 120 (5.51%) NoSQL
9 108 (4.96%) Big Data
10 101 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 86 (3.95%) Oracle Database
12 85 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 74 (3.40%) MongoDB
14 69 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 68 (3.12%) RDBMS
16 61 (2.80%) Hadoop
17 55 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
18 54 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
19 52 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
20 48 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 194 (8.91%) Git (software)
2 165 (7.58%) JUnit
3 152 (6.98%) JIRA
4 141 (6.48%) Selenium
5 138 (6.34%) Visual Studio
6 116 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 97 (4.46%) Jenkins
7 97 (4.46%) Maven
8 82 (3.77%) TestNG
9 81 (3.72%) Protractor
10 79 (3.63%) Cucumber
10 79 (3.63%) Jasmine
11 69 (3.17%) Subversion
12 57 (2.62%) Eclipse
13 42 (1.93%) Bitbucket
14 39 (1.79%) Ant
15 29 (1.33%) NUnit
16 28 (1.29%) TeamCity
17 27 (1.24%) SoapUI
18 24 (1.10%) Mercurial
General
1 410 (18.83%) Finance
2 133 (6.11%) Marketing
3 107 (4.92%) Retail
4 96 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 96 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 78 (3.58%) Electronics
6 40 (1.84%) Advertising
7 26 (1.19%) Games
8 23 (1.06%) Legal
9 20 (0.92%) Military
10 18 (0.83%) Banking
11 16 (0.73%) Back Office
12 15 (0.69%) Automotive
13 14 (0.64%) Law
14 8 (0.37%) French Language
15 6 (0.28%) German Language
16 4 (0.18%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.092%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.092%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.092%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,024 (47.04%) Developer
2 411 (18.88%) Analyst
3 309 (14.19%) .NET Developer
4 263 (12.08%) Software Developer
5 245 (11.25%) C# Developer
6 177 (8.13%) Java Developer
7 169 (7.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 167 (7.67%) Software Engineer
9 143 (6.57%) SQL Developer
10 130 (5.97%) Junior
11 113 (5.19%) Senior Developer
12 103 (4.73%) C# Software Developer
13 97 (4.46%) Junior Developer
14 89 (4.09%) Applications Support
15 88 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
16 86 (3.95%) Consultant
17 84 (3.86%) .NET Software Developer
18 83 (3.81%) Data Analyst
18 83 (3.81%) Support Analyst
19 81 (3.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 803 (36.89%) .NET
2 573 (26.32%) HTML
3 509 (23.38%) CSS
4 358 (16.44%) ASP.NET
5 261 (11.99%) AngularJS
6 239 (10.98%) XML
7 227 (10.43%) Web Services
8 207 (9.51%) jQuery
9 180 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 174 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 163 (7.49%) .NET Framework
12 119 (5.47%) Spring
13 111 (5.10%) REST
14 110 (5.05%) SOAP
15 109 (5.01%) Entity Framework
16 107 (4.92%) RESTful
17 105 (4.82%) HTML5
18 98 (4.50%) JSON
19 87 (4.00%) React
20 71 (3.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 270 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 107 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
4 90 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 84 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
6 73 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (2.71%) User Experience
8 57 (2.62%) Algorithms
9 41 (1.88%) Driving Licence
10 36 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
11 35 (1.61%) Clustering
12 33 (1.52%) Data Structures
13 24 (1.10%) Fintech
14 23 (1.06%) Mobile App
15 17 (0.78%) NHS
16 13 (0.60%) Replication
17 12 (0.55%) Data Centre
17 12 (0.55%) EPoS
18 8 (0.37%) Digital Media
18 8 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 338 (15.53%) Windows
2 271 (12.45%) Linux
3 121 (5.56%) Unix
4 94 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 41 (1.88%) Android
6 30 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 21 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.73%) Solaris
10 14 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.32%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.18%) AIX
15 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.14%) CentOS
16 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.092%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (20.03%) MVC
3 372 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
4 324 (14.88%) Software Engineering
5 287 (13.18%) Scrum
6 280 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
7 254 (11.67%) SDLC
8 236 (10.84%) Test Automation
9 224 (10.29%) TDD
10 211 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
11 181 (8.31%) OO
12 161 (7.40%) ITIL
13 159 (7.30%) ETL
13 159 (7.30%) Web Development
14 136 (6.25%) Mentoring
15 123 (5.65%) Analytics
16 118 (5.42%) Unit Testing
17 117 (5.37%) Data Modelling
18 105 (4.82%) Project Management
19 99 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 894 (41.07%) C#
2 759 (34.86%) JavaScript
3 519 (23.84%) Java
4 285 (13.09%) T-SQL
5 281 (12.91%) Python
6 166 (7.63%) C++
7 119 (5.47%) PHP
8 118 (5.42%) PL/SQL
9 92 (4.23%) VB.NET
10 79 (3.63%) C
10 79 (3.63%) PowerShell
11 53 (2.43%) TypeScript
12 50 (2.30%) Shell Script
13 49 (2.25%) VB
14 47 (2.16%) R
15 43 (1.98%) Ruby
16 38 (1.75%) Bash Shell
17 33 (1.52%) Scala
18 25 (1.15%) VBA
19 17 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 313 (14.38%) Degree
2 144 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 89 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (3.58%) DV Cleared
5 63 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 41 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 27 (1.24%) ISTQB
8 22 (1.01%) ISEB
9 20 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (0.92%) MCSA
9 20 (0.92%) Postgraduate
10 17 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (0.73%) MCSE
12 14 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.41%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (0.32%) CCNA
15 7 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
16 5 (0.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.10%) QA
2 28 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.10%) SLA
4 21 (0.96%) GDPR
5 14 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 10 (0.46%) PMO
8 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.092%) GCP
9 2 (0.092%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 77 (3.54%) Docker
2 73 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 36 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.46%) XenApp
6 9 (0.41%) vSphere
7 8 (0.37%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.23%) XenServer
11 4 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.14%) HDFS
12 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.092%) Snort
13 2 (0.092%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.092%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.092%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.092%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (0.83%) Puppet
2 18 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (0.55%) SCCM
4 11 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 11 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (0.41%) Ansible
5 9 (0.41%) CA Service Virtualization
5 9 (0.41%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.28%) Kibana
6 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.23%) SCOM
8 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.18%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.14%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.14%) Nagios
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.14%) WSUS
10 2 (0.092%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 501 (23.01%) Microsoft
2 321 (14.75%) Oracle
3 115 (5.28%) SAP
4 83 (3.81%) Tableau
5 54 (2.48%) Atlassian
6 52 (2.39%) VMware
7 50 (2.30%) Google
8 32 (1.47%) Citrix
9 31 (1.42%) IBM
10 25 (1.15%) Cisco
10 25 (1.15%) Cognos
11 23 (1.06%) Capita
12 22 (1.01%) HP
12 22 (1.01%) Sage
13 21 (0.96%) Informatica
14 19 (0.87%) Xamarin
15 14 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.55%) Siebel
17 11 (0.51%) CA
17 11 (0.51%) Sitecore