Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,887 2,150 2,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.32% 21.13% 20.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.16% 35.15% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,686 1,870 1,931
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 6,257 6,117 6,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.74% 60.12% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,249 5,207 5,216
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.98% +1.88% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 0 616 £41,000 -3.53% 137
Wiltshire +1 336 £41,000 +9.33% 56
Dorset -1 324 £39,000 +4.00% 62
Gloucestershire -10 262 £45,000 +12.50% 54
Somerset +2 179 £40,000 - 47
Devon -5 76 £36,250 -3.97% 54
Cornwall +1 68 £33,000 -5.71% 15
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 728 (38.58%) C#
2 656 (34.76%) .NET
3 606 (32.11%) SQL Server
4 603 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
5 600 (31.80%) JavaScript
6 494 (26.18%) HTML
7 454 (24.06%) CSS
8 452 (23.95%) Microsoft
9 436 (23.11%) Java
10 354 (18.76%) MVC
11 312 (16.53%) Finance
12 308 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
13 295 (15.63%) ASP.NET
14 291 (15.42%) Software Engineering
15 288 (15.26%) Windows
16 264 (13.99%) Degree
17 259 (13.73%) Python
18 245 (12.98%) T-SQL
19 244 (12.93%) Oracle
20 241 (12.77%) Linux
20 241 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
21 239 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
22 227 (12.03%) XML
23 219 (11.61%) SDLC
24 211 (11.18%) TDD
24 211 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
25 204 (10.81%) Scrum
26 190 (10.07%) Git (software)
27 187 (9.91%) Web Services
28 185 (9.80%) AngularJS

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 51 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 50 (2.65%) Apache
3 46 (2.44%) IIS
4 42 (2.23%) CMS
5 38 (2.01%) Apache Spark
6 30 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 27 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 20 (1.06%) Confluence
9 16 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 16 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.74%) nginx
11 13 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.64%) SAS
13 11 (0.58%) Drupal
14 10 (0.53%) Apache Pig
14 10 (0.53%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.48%) WordPress
16 7 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 86 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.42%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.26%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.053%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.32%) Magento
7 4 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.16%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.053%) CODA-Financials
10 1 (0.053%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.053%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.053%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 211 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 167 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (2.65%) SaaS
4 49 (2.60%) Office 365
5 29 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (1.38%) Amazon S3
7 25 (1.32%) PaaS
8 19 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.95%) IaaS
10 16 (0.85%) Serverless
11 13 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
11 13 (0.69%) GitHub
12 12 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 12 (0.64%) Azure Functions
13 11 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (0.32%) G Suite
15 6 (0.32%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.21%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.21%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.38%) DNS
2 31 (1.64%) HTTP
2 31 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.43%) SSL
4 23 (1.22%) SAN
5 22 (1.17%) DHCP
6 20 (1.06%) VPN
7 19 (1.01%) Firewall
7 19 (1.01%) VoIP
8 17 (0.90%) FTP
9 16 (0.85%) Internet
10 15 (0.79%) SMS
11 14 (0.74%) HTTPS
12 13 (0.69%) LAN
13 12 (0.64%) WAN
14 11 (0.58%) 3G
14 11 (0.58%) 4G
14 11 (0.58%) Skype
14 11 (0.58%) Wireless
15 6 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 606 (32.11%) SQL Server
2 171 (9.06%) MySQL
2 171 (9.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 152 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 133 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 127 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
6 117 (6.20%) Power BI
7 88 (4.66%) Big Data
8 83 (4.40%) NoSQL
9 79 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 75 (3.97%) RDBMS
11 70 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 67 (3.55%) Oracle Database
13 60 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
14 50 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 45 (2.38%) MongoDB
16 44 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
17 40 (2.12%) Hadoop
17 40 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
18 38 (2.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 190 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 148 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 111 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 100 (5.30%) Selenium
5 98 (5.19%) JUnit
6 93 (4.93%) JIRA
7 72 (3.82%) Maven
8 70 (3.71%) Subversion
9 69 (3.66%) Jenkins
10 67 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 47 (2.49%) Protractor
12 46 (2.44%) Cucumber
13 45 (2.38%) TestNG
14 44 (2.33%) Jasmine
15 28 (1.48%) NUnit
16 25 (1.32%) TeamCity
17 21 (1.11%) Mercurial
17 21 (1.11%) SoapUI
18 20 (1.06%) Ant
18 20 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 312 (16.53%) Finance
2 107 (5.67%) Marketing
3 86 (4.56%) Retail
4 75 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 61 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 50 (2.65%) Electronics
7 30 (1.59%) Games
8 22 (1.17%) Advertising
8 22 (1.17%) Back Office
8 22 (1.17%) Military
9 13 (0.69%) Banking
10 12 (0.64%) Legal
11 11 (0.58%) Law
12 6 (0.32%) Automotive
13 4 (0.21%) Billing
13 4 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.16%) German Language
14 3 (0.16%) Local Government
15 2 (0.11%) French Language
15 2 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 874 (46.32%) Developer
2 364 (19.29%) Analyst
3 244 (12.93%) .NET Developer
4 235 (12.45%) Software Developer
5 188 (9.96%) C# Developer
6 149 (7.90%) Java Developer
7 137 (7.26%) Software Engineer
8 127 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 125 (6.62%) Junior
10 103 (5.46%) SQL Developer
11 98 (5.19%) Junior Developer
12 93 (4.93%) Applications Support
13 91 (4.82%) Senior Developer
14 81 (4.29%) Support Analyst
15 70 (3.71%) Architect
16 69 (3.66%) Data Analyst
17 57 (3.02%) ASP.NET Developer
17 57 (3.02%) Consultant
17 57 (3.02%) Test Analyst
18 56 (2.97%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 656 (34.76%) .NET
2 494 (26.18%) HTML
3 454 (24.06%) CSS
4 295 (15.63%) ASP.NET
5 227 (12.03%) XML
6 187 (9.91%) Web Services
7 185 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 175 (9.27%) jQuery
9 156 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 128 (6.78%) .NET Framework
11 124 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 109 (5.78%) Spring
13 103 (5.46%) SOAP
14 100 (5.30%) JSON
15 99 (5.25%) REST
16 82 (4.35%) Entity Framework
17 76 (4.03%) HTML5
18 72 (3.82%) Hibernate
18 72 (3.82%) RESTful
19 67 (3.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 241 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 94 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
4 75 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 73 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (2.97%) Algorithms
6 56 (2.97%) User Experience
7 49 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 29 (1.54%) Mobile App
10 27 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 27 (1.43%) Fintech
11 24 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
12 23 (1.22%) Clustering
13 14 (0.74%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
14 13 (0.69%) Video\Live Streaming
15 12 (0.64%) Data Centre
15 12 (0.64%) iPhone
16 11 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 288 (15.26%) Windows
2 241 (12.77%) Linux
3 76 (4.03%) Unix
4 75 (3.97%) Windows Server
5 52 (2.76%) Android
6 24 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.64%) CentOS
10 12 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.58%) Solaris
12 10 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.21%) Debian
15 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (18.76%) MVC
3 308 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
4 291 (15.42%) Software Engineering
5 239 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
6 219 (11.61%) SDLC
7 211 (11.18%) TDD
8 204 (10.81%) Scrum
9 167 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
9 167 (8.85%) Test Automation
10 144 (7.63%) OO
11 125 (6.62%) Analytics
11 125 (6.62%) ITIL
12 123 (6.52%) Unit Testing
12 123 (6.52%) Web Development
13 122 (6.47%) Project Management
14 117 (6.20%) Mentoring
15 115 (6.09%) ETL
16 91 (4.82%) Visualisation
17 85 (4.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 728 (38.58%) C#
2 600 (31.80%) JavaScript
3 436 (23.11%) Java
4 259 (13.73%) Python
5 245 (12.98%) T-SQL
6 160 (8.48%) C++
7 150 (7.95%) PHP
8 89 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 82 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 78 (4.13%) VB.NET
11 72 (3.82%) C
12 48 (2.54%) R
13 43 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 39 (2.07%) VB
15 35 (1.85%) Scala
16 33 (1.75%) Bash Shell
17 29 (1.54%) VBA
18 25 (1.32%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.17%) Ruby
20 21 (1.11%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 264 (13.99%) Degree
2 120 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 58 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 54 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 31 (1.64%) ISTQB
8 24 (1.27%) ISEB
9 18 (0.95%) MCSE
10 16 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.79%) MCSA
12 12 (0.64%) Postgraduate
13 10 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.42%) CCNA
14 8 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
15 7 (0.37%) MCP
16 5 (0.26%) Master's Degree
16 5 (0.26%) MCITP
17 4 (0.21%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.97%) QA
2 21 (1.11%) SLA
3 20 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.58%) GDPR
6 9 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.32%) PMO
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.053%) WCAG
System Software
1 77 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 46 (2.44%) Docker
3 44 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.48%) vSphere
6 8 (0.42%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.26%) XenApp
8 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.21%) HDFS
9 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.21%) XenServer
10 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.11%) Snort
11 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.11%) Xen
12 1 (0.053%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (0.79%) Kubernetes
1 15 (0.79%) Puppet
2 11 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.58%) SCCM
3 10 (0.53%) Ansible
3 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.32%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.32%) WSUS
5 5 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.21%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (0.16%) Salt
7 3 (0.16%) Terraform
7 3 (0.16%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 452 (23.95%) Microsoft
2 244 (12.93%) Oracle
3 84 (4.45%) Tableau
4 68 (3.60%) SAP
5 59 (3.13%) Google
6 40 (2.12%) VMware
7 37 (1.96%) Atlassian
8 29 (1.54%) Cognos
9 26 (1.38%) Cisco
9 26 (1.38%) IBM
10 22 (1.17%) Citrix
10 22 (1.17%) Informatica
11 17 (0.90%) HP
11 17 (0.90%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.58%) Dell
13 10 (0.53%) DevExpress
13 10 (0.53%) Sage
14 9 (0.48%) Sitecore
14 9 (0.48%) Veeam
15 7 (0.37%) Apple