Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2217 2205 2662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.42% 20.14% 22.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.62% 35.97% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1950 1894 2307
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £52,500
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 6224 6130 6743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.15% 56.00% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5286 5236 5821
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £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 17 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -2 716 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Gloucestershire +5 356 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Wiltshire +2 306 £38,500 -3.75% 11
Somerset +2 302 £40,000 - 19
Dorset +3 297 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Devon 0 163 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Cornwall +1 57 £35,000 +27.27%
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 837 (37.75%) C#
2 803 (36.22%) SQL Server
3 760 (34.28%) .NET
4 753 (33.96%) JavaScript
5 728 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
6 659 (29.72%) HTML
7 562 (25.35%) Microsoft
8 553 (24.94%) CSS
9 470 (21.20%) ASP.NET
9 470 (21.20%) Java
10 446 (20.12%) Business Intelligence
11 433 (19.53%) MVC
12 375 (16.91%) Finance
13 363 (16.37%) T-SQL
14 323 (14.57%) Degree
15 286 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 282 (12.72%) Windows
17 261 (11.77%) Microsoft Azure
18 260 (11.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 260 (11.73%) XML
19 256 (11.55%) Scrum
20 255 (11.50%) Software Engineering
21 239 (10.78%) Web Development
22 237 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
23 226 (10.19%) jQuery
24 224 (10.10%) ETL
24 224 (10.10%) AngularJS
25 221 (9.97%) SDLC
26 219 (9.88%) TDD
27 217 (9.79%) Data Warehouse

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
1 114 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 106 (4.78%) IIS
3 54 (2.44%) CMS
4 53 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 49 (2.21%) Apache
6 45 (2.03%) Umbraco
7 42 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
8 35 (1.58%) Apache Spark
9 31 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 29 (1.31%) MS Exchange
11 26 (1.17%) Apache Solr
11 26 (1.17%) SAS
12 23 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
13 21 (0.95%) JBoss
14 19 (0.86%) WebLogic
15 17 (0.77%) Confluence
16 16 (0.72%) OpenStack
17 13 (0.59%) Skype for Business
18 12 (0.54%) EPiServer
19 11 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 137 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.99%) SPSS
4 18 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.18%) SPSS Modeler
9 2 (0.090%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 56 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.59%) Visualfiles
5 12 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.45%) SAP Business One
7 10 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 6 (0.27%) Maximo
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.27%) Sage 200
9 6 (0.27%) Sage X3
10 5 (0.23%) Magento
10 5 (0.23%) Sage 1000
11 3 (0.14%) Endur
11 3 (0.14%) FastStats
11 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.090%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 261 (11.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (4.33%) SaaS
4 37 (1.67%) GitHub
4 37 (1.67%) Office 365
5 36 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 36 (1.62%) IaaS
6 31 (1.40%) PaaS
7 18 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
8 17 (0.77%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (0.54%) npm
11 9 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.27%) Route 53
12 6 (0.27%) Serverless
13 5 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.23%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 5 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.80%) HTTP
2 46 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 39 (1.76%) Internet
4 38 (1.71%) SSL
5 34 (1.53%) Firewall
6 29 (1.31%) DNS
7 25 (1.13%) SMS
8 23 (1.04%) FTP
9 22 (0.99%) DHCP
10 21 (0.95%) SAN
11 19 (0.86%) VoIP
12 18 (0.81%) LAN
13 15 (0.68%) VPN
14 14 (0.63%) WAN
15 12 (0.54%) LDAP
16 11 (0.50%) SMTP
16 11 (0.50%) tcpdump
16 11 (0.50%) Wireshark
17 10 (0.45%) Intranet
17 10 (0.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 803 (36.22%) SQL Server
2 286 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 260 (11.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 217 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
5 149 (6.72%) Relational Database
6 128 (5.77%) MySQL
6 128 (5.77%) NoSQL
7 107 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 102 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 100 (4.51%) Power BI
10 92 (4.15%) SQL Server 2014
11 90 (4.06%) MongoDB
12 88 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 84 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
14 75 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
14 75 (3.38%) QlikView
15 72 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
16 68 (3.07%) RDBMS
17 64 (2.89%) Hadoop
18 56 (2.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 180 (8.12%) Git (software)
2 161 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 161 (7.26%) Visual Studio
3 134 (6.04%) Jenkins
3 134 (6.04%) Selenium
4 113 (5.10%) JUnit
5 110 (4.96%) JIRA
6 82 (3.70%) Maven
7 67 (3.02%) Cucumber
8 65 (2.93%) NUnit
8 65 (2.93%) Subversion
9 63 (2.84%) Eclipse
10 56 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 44 (1.98%) SpecFlow
12 40 (1.80%) TeamCity
13 34 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 33 (1.49%) Protractor
15 32 (1.44%) Jasmine
15 32 (1.44%) SoapUI
16 31 (1.40%) Ant
General
1 375 (16.91%) Finance
2 181 (8.16%) Marketing
3 138 (6.22%) Manufacturing
4 126 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 114 (5.14%) Electronics
6 65 (2.93%) Retail
7 64 (2.89%) Advertising
8 34 (1.53%) Banking
9 16 (0.72%) Law
9 16 (0.72%) Legal
10 15 (0.68%) Automotive
11 10 (0.45%) Local Government
12 9 (0.41%) French Language
12 9 (0.41%) German Language
13 8 (0.36%) Publishing
14 7 (0.32%) Back Office
14 7 (0.32%) Front Office
14 7 (0.32%) Games
15 5 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1167 (52.64%) Developer
2 391 (17.64%) Analyst
3 378 (17.05%) .NET Developer
4 244 (11.01%) Software Developer
5 217 (9.79%) C# Developer
6 185 (8.34%) Senior Developer
7 176 (7.94%) SQL Developer
8 166 (7.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 148 (6.68%) Java Developer
10 136 (6.13%) Software Engineer
11 131 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
12 122 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 122 (5.50%) Junior
13 111 (5.01%) Web Developer
14 103 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 99 (4.47%) Graduate
16 98 (4.42%) Junior Developer
17 93 (4.19%) Applications Support
18 91 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
19 86 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 760 (34.28%) .NET
2 659 (29.72%) HTML
3 553 (24.94%) CSS
4 470 (21.20%) ASP.NET
5 260 (11.73%) XML
6 226 (10.19%) jQuery
7 224 (10.10%) AngularJS
8 215 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 210 (9.47%) Web Services
10 176 (7.94%) Spring
11 168 (7.58%) REST
12 143 (6.45%) .NET Framework
13 135 (6.09%) HTML5
14 122 (5.50%) SOAP
15 120 (5.41%) RESTful
16 117 (5.28%) Hibernate
17 98 (4.42%) Entity Framework
18 90 (4.06%) JSON
19 85 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
20 74 (3.34%) React
Miscellaneous
1 237 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 97 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
4 75 (3.38%) User Experience
5 53 (2.39%) Mobile App
6 43 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 38 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.13%) Fintech
9 23 (1.04%) AS400
10 22 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 20 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 20 (0.90%) N-Tier
12 19 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 18 (0.81%) Clustering
13 18 (0.81%) NHS
14 16 (0.72%) Driving Licence
15 13 (0.59%) Internet of Things
16 11 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
16 11 (0.50%) Digital Media
16 11 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 282 (12.72%) Windows
2 146 (6.59%) Linux
3 112 (5.05%) Windows Server
4 67 (3.02%) Unix
5 36 (1.62%) Windows 7
5 36 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (1.49%) Android
7 31 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 19 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 18 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.45%) Solaris
13 8 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.18%) CentOS
16 3 (0.14%) Debian
16 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.090%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (20.12%) Business Intelligence
3 433 (19.53%) MVC
4 256 (11.55%) Scrum
5 255 (11.50%) Software Engineering
6 239 (10.78%) Web Development
7 224 (10.10%) ETL
8 221 (9.97%) SDLC
9 219 (9.88%) TDD
10 205 (9.25%) Test Automation
11 162 (7.31%) OO
12 159 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
13 147 (6.63%) Analytics
14 139 (6.27%) Data Modelling
15 122 (5.50%) Digital Marketing
16 110 (4.96%) Unit Testing
17 108 (4.87%) Programme Management
18 107 (4.83%) Mentoring
19 103 (4.65%) BDD
19 103 (4.65%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 837 (37.75%) C#
2 753 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 470 (21.20%) Java
4 363 (16.37%) T-SQL
5 162 (7.31%) Python
6 128 (5.77%) PHP
7 98 (4.42%) C++
8 87 (3.92%) VB.NET
9 86 (3.88%) Ruby
10 80 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 77 (3.47%) PL/SQL
12 57 (2.57%) VB
13 53 (2.39%) C
14 47 (2.12%) R
15 39 (1.76%) VBA
16 36 (1.62%) VBScript
17 33 (1.49%) Groovy
18 28 (1.26%) Bash Shell
19 26 (1.17%) TypeScript
20 25 (1.13%) RPG
Qualifications
1 323 (14.57%) Degree
2 124 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 86 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 82 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 68 (3.07%) ISTQB
6 53 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (2.07%) ISEB
8 29 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 28 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
11 15 (0.68%) MCSA
12 11 (0.50%) MCSE
13 9 (0.41%) HNC
13 9 (0.41%) HND
13 9 (0.41%) MCITP
14 8 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.36%) GIAC
15 7 (0.32%) CCNA
15 7 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (3.70%) QA
2 30 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.77%) SLA
4 13 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.32%) GDPR
7 6 (0.27%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.18%) GCP
9 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.14%) PMO
11 2 (0.090%) HL7
11 2 (0.090%) WCAG
12 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.045%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 105 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 66 (2.98%) Docker
3 47 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.54%) XenApp
6 11 (0.50%) Snort
7 10 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.32%) vSphere
9 6 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.27%) Xen
10 5 (0.23%) NFS
11 4 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.14%) KVM
12 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.090%) Corosync
13 2 (0.090%) GlusterFS
13 2 (0.090%) HDFS
13 2 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.090%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (0.68%) Puppet
3 14 (0.63%) CA Service Virtualization
4 13 (0.59%) SCCM
5 12 (0.54%) Terraform
6 11 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 11 (0.50%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.50%) Nagios
7 10 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.41%) Ansible
9 7 (0.32%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.23%) vMotion
11 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.18%) SCOM
11 4 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.14%) Marathon
12 3 (0.14%) Mesos
12 3 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 562 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 195 (8.80%) Oracle
3 129 (5.82%) SAP
4 84 (3.79%) Tableau
4 84 (3.79%) VMware
5 42 (1.89%) Google
5 42 (1.89%) HP
6 34 (1.53%) IBM
7 32 (1.44%) Cognos
8 28 (1.26%) Citrix
9 26 (1.17%) Cisco
10 18 (0.81%) CA
11 17 (0.77%) Talend
12 14 (0.63%) Sage
13 12 (0.54%) Twitter
13 12 (0.54%) Xamarin
14 10 (0.45%) iManage
14 10 (0.45%) RedGate
14 10 (0.45%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.45%) Symantec