Period
to 15 August 2020

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 15 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 667 1,771 2,075
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.95% 17.63% 19.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.05% 30.97% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 644 1,583 1,890
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,020
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 2,378 5,719 6,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 56.86% 56.94% 60.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,948 4,618 5,330
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 15 August 2020.

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 15 August 2020. 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 0 204 £45,000 +5.88% 38
Wiltshire +2 160 £50,000 +17.65% 30
Gloucestershire 0 115 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Dorset -9 70 £40,000 - 20
Somerset -11 55 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Devon -2 34 £32,000 -14.95% 11
Cornwall +8 16 £47,500 +35.71% 4
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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.

1 263 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (32.83%) SQL Server
3 218 (32.68%) JavaScript
4 213 (31.93%) C#
5 208 (31.18%) Microsoft
6 197 (29.54%) .NET
7 171 (25.64%) Azure
8 143 (21.44%) Java
9 128 (19.19%) HTML
10 123 (18.44%) Windows
11 121 (18.14%) Scrum
12 115 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
13 114 (17.09%) AWS
14 110 (16.49%) CSS
15 107 (16.04%) MVC
16 105 (15.74%) ASP.NET
17 100 (14.99%) Python
18 96 (14.39%) Degree
19 93 (13.94%) Web Services
19 93 (13.94%) DevOps
20 90 (13.49%) Linux
21 89 (13.34%) T-SQL
22 84 (12.59%) Finance
23 83 (12.44%) .NET Framework
24 82 (12.29%) Git (software)
24 82 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
25 78 (11.69%) Power BI
25 78 (11.69%) Power Platform
26 75 (11.24%) Docker
27 74 (11.09%) Continuous Integration

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 26 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.10%) Apache
2 14 (2.10%) IIS
3 13 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.65%) Confluence
5 10 (1.50%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (1.20%) nginx
6 8 (1.20%) SAS
7 7 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.90%) JBoss
9 5 (0.75%) CMS
10 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.60%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.45%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.45%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.45%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.45%) WildFly
12 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) Aareon QL
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.15%) Primavera
4 1 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 171 (25.64%) Azure
2 114 (17.09%) AWS
3 78 (11.69%) Power Platform
4 40 (6.00%) SaaS
5 32 (4.80%) GCP
6 25 (3.75%) Office 365
7 21 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (3.00%) Serverless
9 14 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (1.95%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.95%) PaaS
11 11 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (1.65%) OpenShift
12 9 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 9 (1.35%) Azure Functions
12 9 (1.35%) GitHub
12 9 (1.35%) PowerApps
12 9 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (1.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.15%) WAN
2 17 (2.55%) DNS
3 16 (2.40%) DHCP
4 15 (2.25%) Firewall
4 15 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.10%) Internet
6 13 (1.95%) HTTP
6 13 (1.95%) LAN
7 11 (1.65%) VPN
8 9 (1.35%) SAN
9 7 (1.05%) Skype
10 6 (0.90%) NetScaler
10 6 (0.90%) VoIP
11 5 (0.75%) DPNSS
11 5 (0.75%) QSIG
12 4 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.60%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.45%) Broadband
13 3 (0.45%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (32.83%) SQL Server
2 78 (11.69%) Power BI
3 70 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (10.19%) MySQL
5 51 (7.65%) Relational Database
6 50 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (5.40%) MongoDB
9 33 (4.95%) NoSQL
9 33 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (4.05%) Big Data
11 19 (2.85%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (2.55%) Oracle Database
13 16 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (1.80%) OLAP
15 12 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (1.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 82 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 48 (7.20%) Jenkins
3 35 (5.25%) JIRA
3 35 (5.25%) Maven
4 31 (4.65%) JUnit
4 31 (4.65%) Selenium
5 30 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (4.20%) Cucumber
6 28 (4.20%) Visual Studio
7 24 (3.60%) Subversion
8 20 (3.00%) SonarQube
9 17 (2.55%) Mockito
10 16 (2.40%) Bitbucket Server
11 12 (1.80%) IntelliJ
11 12 (1.80%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.65%) DbUnit
12 11 (1.65%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.65%) jMock
12 11 (1.65%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 84 (12.59%) Finance
2 37 (5.55%) Public Sector
3 35 (5.25%) Marketing
4 26 (3.90%) Retail
5 15 (2.25%) Back Office
6 12 (1.80%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.20%) Law
8 8 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.05%) Electronics
9 7 (1.05%) Legal
10 5 (0.75%) German Language
11 4 (0.60%) Advertising
11 4 (0.60%) Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Automotive
12 3 (0.45%) Police
13 2 (0.30%) Local Government
14 1 (0.15%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 323 (48.43%) Developer
2 112 (16.79%) Analyst
3 65 (9.75%) Software Developer
4 62 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 58 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 51 (7.65%) Senior Developer
7 40 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 32 (4.80%) Software Engineer
9 31 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 25 (3.75%) Data Engineer
11 23 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 22 (3.30%) Systems Analyst
13 21 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 21 (3.15%) Data Analyst
13 21 (3.15%) Support Engineer
14 19 (2.85%) C# Software Developer
14 19 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
15 18 (2.70%) Applications Support
15 18 (2.70%) IT Support
15 18 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (29.54%) .NET
2 128 (19.19%) HTML
3 110 (16.49%) CSS
4 105 (15.74%) ASP.NET
5 93 (13.94%) Web Services
6 83 (12.44%) .NET Framework
7 65 (9.75%) AngularJS
8 63 (9.45%) Node.js
9 56 (8.40%) jQuery
10 54 (8.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 54 (8.10%) React
11 52 (7.80%) .NET Core
12 51 (7.65%) RESTful
12 51 (7.65%) Spring
13 50 (7.50%) REST
14 47 (7.05%) XML
15 39 (5.85%) SOAP
16 35 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (5.10%) Vue.js
18 28 (4.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.55%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.40%) N-Tier
5 16 (2.40%) Reinsurance
6 15 (2.25%) Driving Licence
7 11 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.20%) User Experience
9 7 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.75%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.75%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.45%) Clustering
13 3 (0.45%) Life Science
13 3 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 123 (18.44%) Windows
2 90 (13.49%) Linux
3 33 (4.95%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.00%) Unix
5 15 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.95%) CentOS
6 13 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.20%) CoreOS
8 8 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.75%) Solaris
10 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.60%) Debian
11 4 (0.60%) HPUX
11 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (18.14%) Scrum
3 115 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (16.04%) MVC
5 93 (13.94%) DevOps
6 82 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
7 74 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (10.94%) Analytics
9 67 (10.04%) Software Engineering
10 65 (9.75%) Mentoring
11 59 (8.85%) ETL
11 59 (8.85%) TDD
12 58 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 56 (8.40%) OO
14 54 (8.10%) Microservices
15 50 (7.50%) Data Modelling
16 44 (6.60%) Computer Science
17 43 (6.45%) Mathematics
18 41 (6.15%) Migration
19 40 (6.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 218 (32.68%) JavaScript
2 213 (31.93%) C#
3 143 (21.44%) Java
4 100 (14.99%) Python
5 89 (13.34%) T-SQL
6 59 (8.85%) TypeScript
7 30 (4.50%) PowerShell
8 28 (4.20%) PHP
8 28 (4.20%) PL/SQL
9 24 (3.60%) C++
9 24 (3.60%) Ruby
10 23 (3.45%) R
11 21 (3.15%) Java 8
12 17 (2.55%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.95%) C
14 12 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 12 (1.80%) Go
15 10 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.50%) VBScript
16 9 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (14.39%) Degree
2 72 (10.79%) Security Cleared
3 48 (7.20%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.25%) ISEB
7 13 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.80%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.05%) CBAP
9 7 (1.05%) IIBA
10 6 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.90%) MCSE
11 5 (0.75%) MCAD
11 5 (0.75%) MCSA
12 4 (0.60%) CCNA
12 4 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.60%) HND
12 4 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.55%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) GDPR
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (11.24%) Docker
2 40 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 29 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.30%) vSphere
5 12 (1.80%) VirtualBox
6 11 (1.65%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.35%) XenApp
7 9 (1.35%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.20%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.30%) Snort
11 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 38 (5.70%) Kubernetes
2 22 (3.30%) Terraform
3 19 (2.85%) Ansible
4 9 (1.35%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 8 (1.20%) Nagios
6 5 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.75%) Puppet
6 5 (0.75%) SCCM
7 4 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (0.45%) vRealize
9 2 (0.30%) Cloudify
9 2 (0.30%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.30%) logstash
9 2 (0.30%) SCOM
9 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 208 (31.18%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.09%) Oracle
3 47 (7.05%) VMware
4 27 (4.05%) SAP
5 26 (3.90%) Cisco
5 26 (3.90%) Tableau
6 19 (2.85%) Google
7 17 (2.55%) Sage
7 17 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (2.40%) Splunk
9 15 (2.25%) Dell
9 15 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.95%) HP
11 11 (1.65%) NetIQ
12 10 (1.50%) AppDynamics
12 10 (1.50%) Citrix
13 8 (1.20%) Veeam
14 7 (1.05%) New Relic
15 6 (0.90%) Atlassian
16 5 (0.75%) Capita