Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,734 1,961 2,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.47% 19.03% 21.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.46% 31.24% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,462 1,739 1,850
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £26,650 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 5,693 6,278 6,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.37% 60.93% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,579 5,283 5,235
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +3 561 £42,500 +2.41% 86
Dorset 0 318 £40,000 +2.56% 60
Wiltshire -1 317 £40,000 -2.44% 58
Gloucestershire -2 249 £44,500 -1.11% 45
Somerset +1 154 £40,000 +3.90% 17
Devon -7 90 £40,000 +6.67% 45
Cornwall -3 30 £47,500 +46.15% 23
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 647 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (35.64%) C#
3 585 (33.74%) .NET
4 540 (31.14%) SQL Server
5 536 (30.91%) JavaScript
6 365 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 340 (19.61%) Azure
8 297 (17.13%) Java
9 296 (17.07%) MVC
10 294 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
11 284 (16.38%) Finance
12 282 (16.26%) Python
12 282 (16.26%) Linux
13 275 (15.86%) HTML
14 262 (15.11%) ASP.NET
15 260 (14.99%) CSS
16 259 (14.94%) Scrum
17 248 (14.30%) Windows
18 221 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
19 217 (12.51%) Software Engineering
20 214 (12.34%) Test Automation
21 210 (12.11%) Git (software)
22 209 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
23 188 (10.84%) Security Cleared
24 183 (10.55%) Oracle
25 167 (9.63%) Degree
25 167 (9.63%) AngularJS
25 167 (9.63%) Analytics
26 161 (9.28%) AWS
27 154 (8.88%) Retail

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 79 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 47 (2.71%) Confluence
3 45 (2.60%) MS Exchange
4 37 (2.13%) CMS
5 28 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 28 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 24 (1.38%) IIS
7 21 (1.21%) Apache
8 20 (1.15%) SAS
9 18 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
10 17 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 16 (0.92%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.52%) ArcGIS
13 9 (0.52%) WordPress
14 8 (0.46%) JBoss
14 8 (0.46%) nginx
14 8 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 87 (5.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.058%) CATIA
6 1 (0.058%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.058%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.058%) Simulink
6 1 (0.058%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.058%) SPSS
6 1 (0.058%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.87%) SAP Business One
3 10 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.40%) Magento
4 7 (0.40%) Teamcenter
5 6 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.23%) Endur
7 4 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.17%) Raiser's Edge
9 2 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 340 (19.61%) Azure
2 161 (9.28%) AWS
3 107 (6.17%) Office 365
4 86 (4.96%) Power Platform
5 48 (2.77%) Azure Stack
6 47 (2.71%) OneDrive
7 43 (2.48%) SaaS
8 41 (2.36%) GCP
9 31 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (1.56%) Amazon S3
11 22 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
11 22 (1.27%) PaaS
12 20 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
12 20 (1.15%) IaaS
13 19 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
14 17 (0.98%) Serverless
15 14 (0.81%) Azure Functions
16 12 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
17 11 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 66 (3.81%) DNS
3 62 (3.58%) DHCP
4 50 (2.88%) Skype
5 49 (2.83%) Firewall
5 49 (2.83%) NetScaler
6 32 (1.85%) VPN
7 31 (1.79%) WAN
8 27 (1.56%) Extranet
9 24 (1.38%) SAN
10 21 (1.21%) HTTP
10 21 (1.21%) VLAN
11 17 (0.98%) VoIP
12 13 (0.75%) Wireless
13 12 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (0.58%) IPv4
14 10 (0.58%) Network Security
15 8 (0.46%) LAN
16 7 (0.40%) SSH
17 6 (0.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (31.14%) SQL Server
2 150 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
3 140 (8.07%) MySQL
4 130 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 111 (6.40%) Relational Database
6 103 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 89 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 86 (4.96%) Big Data
8 86 (4.96%) Hadoop
8 86 (4.96%) Power BI
9 82 (4.73%) MongoDB
10 52 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 47 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
12 41 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
13 34 (1.96%) QlikView
14 33 (1.90%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.79%) Oracle Database
16 30 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
17 28 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
18 27 (1.56%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 210 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 98 (5.65%) JIRA
3 86 (4.96%) Visual Studio
4 73 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 68 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 45 (2.60%) Subversion
7 44 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
8 42 (2.42%) TestRail
9 40 (2.31%) Selenium
9 40 (2.31%) Zephyr
10 30 (1.73%) Cucumber
10 30 (1.73%) JUnit
11 29 (1.67%) Maven
12 25 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 23 (1.33%) NUnit
14 21 (1.21%) SoapUI
15 19 (1.10%) Bitbucket
15 19 (1.10%) HP UFT
15 19 (1.10%) SpecFlow
16 18 (1.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 284 (16.38%) Finance
2 154 (8.88%) Retail
3 122 (7.04%) Public Sector
4 119 (6.86%) Marketing
5 90 (5.19%) Manufacturing
6 84 (4.84%) Telecoms
7 75 (4.33%) Electronics
8 57 (3.29%) Banking
9 23 (1.33%) Aerospace
10 11 (0.63%) Back Office
10 11 (0.63%) Law
11 10 (0.58%) Social Housing
12 9 (0.52%) Local Government
13 8 (0.46%) Automotive
13 8 (0.46%) International Banking
13 8 (0.46%) Legal
13 8 (0.46%) Police
14 7 (0.40%) Fire and Rescue
14 7 (0.40%) Military
15 5 (0.29%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 720 (41.52%) Developer
2 273 (15.74%) Analyst
3 174 (10.03%) .NET Developer
4 162 (9.34%) C# Developer
5 156 (9.00%) Software Developer
6 101 (5.82%) Software Engineer
7 92 (5.31%) Senior Developer
8 87 (5.02%) Applications Support
9 81 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 76 (4.38%) SQL Developer
11 75 (4.33%) Support Engineer
12 61 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
13 59 (3.40%) Java Developer
14 58 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 56 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
16 55 (3.17%) Data Engineer
17 54 (3.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 54 (3.11%) Support Analyst
18 53 (3.06%) Junior
19 51 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (33.74%) .NET
2 275 (15.86%) HTML
3 262 (15.11%) ASP.NET
4 260 (14.99%) CSS
5 167 (9.63%) AngularJS
6 153 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 140 (8.07%) jQuery
8 131 (7.55%) Web Services
9 126 (7.27%) .NET Framework
10 105 (6.06%) .NET Core
11 102 (5.88%) React
12 94 (5.42%) XML
13 91 (5.25%) JSON
14 82 (4.73%) HTML5
15 81 (4.67%) REST
16 70 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
17 60 (3.46%) Entity Framework
18 58 (3.34%) Spring
19 49 (2.83%) Ajax
20 46 (2.65%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 209 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
5 44 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 42 (2.42%) User Experience
7 36 (2.08%) Clustering
8 33 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 32 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.73%) Replication
12 27 (1.56%) EPoS
13 26 (1.50%) Driving Licence
14 18 (1.04%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.63%) e-Learning
16 10 (0.58%) CMDB
16 10 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
16 10 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
17 8 (0.46%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 282 (16.26%) Linux
2 248 (14.30%) Windows
3 148 (8.54%) Unix
4 66 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 48 (2.77%) Mac OS
6 20 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.92%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.58%) CentOS
11 8 (0.46%) Android
12 7 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.35%) AIX
13 6 (0.35%) Debian
14 5 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.12%) Solaris
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (17.07%) MVC
3 294 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
4 259 (14.94%) Scrum
5 221 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
6 217 (12.51%) Software Engineering
7 214 (12.34%) Test Automation
8 167 (9.63%) Analytics
9 152 (8.77%) SDLC
10 143 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
11 131 (7.55%) DevOps
12 130 (7.50%) ITIL
13 129 (7.44%) ETL
14 125 (7.21%) CRM
15 117 (6.75%) Web Development
16 111 (6.40%) Visualisation
17 85 (4.90%) Data Analysis
17 85 (4.90%) Machine Learning
17 85 (4.90%) TDD
18 84 (4.84%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 618 (35.64%) C#
2 536 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 297 (17.13%) Java
4 282 (16.26%) Python
5 146 (8.42%) PowerShell
6 128 (7.38%) PHP
7 125 (7.21%) T-SQL
8 75 (4.33%) C++
9 63 (3.63%) PL/SQL
9 63 (3.63%) TypeScript
10 61 (3.52%) R
11 59 (3.40%) VB.NET
12 58 (3.34%) C
13 41 (2.36%) VB
14 40 (2.31%) Shell Script
15 39 (2.25%) Bash Shell
16 36 (2.08%) Ruby
17 35 (2.02%) VBA
18 31 (1.79%) Go
19 25 (1.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 188 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 167 (9.63%) Degree
3 105 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 69 (3.98%) ISTQB
5 54 (3.11%) SC Cleared
6 48 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (2.48%) MCP
8 37 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (1.90%) CCNA
10 32 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 27 (1.56%) CCA
11 27 (1.56%) RHCE
12 23 (1.33%) ISEB
13 22 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (0.81%) OCP
14 14 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
14 14 (0.81%) SAP Certification
15 13 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.75%) PhD
16 12 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (6.40%) QA
2 52 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 22 (1.27%) SLA
4 17 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.63%) GDPR
6 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.12%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) PMO
8 1 (0.058%) EMIR
8 1 (0.058%) HL7
8 1 (0.058%) MiFID
8 1 (0.058%) WCAG
System Software
1 148 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 92 (5.31%) Hyper-V
3 91 (5.25%) Docker
4 89 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (3.11%) XenApp
6 47 (2.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 46 (2.65%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.58%) vSphere
9 9 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.17%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.058%) HDFS
13 1 (0.058%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 67 (3.86%) Kubernetes
2 54 (3.11%) SCCM
3 47 (2.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 47 (2.71%) SCOM
3 47 (2.71%) SCOrch
4 26 (1.50%) Terraform
5 25 (1.44%) Puppet
6 24 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
7 22 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (1.15%) HP ALM
8 20 (1.15%) Nagios
9 19 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (1.10%) Prometheus
9 19 (1.10%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.87%) Ansible
11 8 (0.46%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 6 (0.35%) Cloudify
12 6 (0.35%) Control-M
13 5 (0.29%) WSUS
14 4 (0.23%) Suricata
Vendors
1 365 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 183 (10.55%) Oracle
3 141 (8.13%) SAP
4 132 (7.61%) Tableau
5 131 (7.55%) VMware
6 72 (4.15%) Citrix
7 64 (3.69%) Cisco
8 46 (2.65%) HP
9 45 (2.60%) Splunk
10 44 (2.54%) Atlassian
10 44 (2.54%) Google
11 35 (2.02%) Sage
12 34 (1.96%) Teradata
13 28 (1.61%) Talend
14 22 (1.27%) Dell
14 22 (1.27%) Informatica
15 17 (0.98%) Sitecore
16 12 (0.69%) Cadence
16 12 (0.69%) F5
16 12 (0.69%) Veeam