Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,206 2,036 2,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.69% 19.96% 23.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.02% 33.88% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,907 1,717 2,382
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,525
90th Percentile £59,850 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 6,300 6,009 6,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.08% 58.90% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,324 5,072 5,530
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 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +3 745 £42,500 +6.25% 91
Dorset -4 369 £35,000 -12.50% 54
Gloucestershire +4 327 £42,500 +3.98% 52
Wiltshire -1 301 £40,000 +6.67% 46
Somerset +3 267 £40,000 +3.90% 27
Devon -3 89 £39,738 +5.97% 23
Cornwall +10 86 £35,000 +27.27% 9
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 888 (40.25%) C#
2 791 (35.86%) SQL Server
3 761 (34.50%) .NET
4 745 (33.77%) JavaScript
5 741 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
6 577 (26.16%) HTML
7 570 (25.84%) Microsoft
8 504 (22.85%) CSS
9 479 (21.71%) Java
10 448 (20.31%) MVC
11 415 (18.81%) Business Intelligence
12 400 (18.13%) ASP.NET
13 386 (17.50%) Finance
14 321 (14.55%) T-SQL
15 308 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
16 300 (13.60%) Degree
16 300 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
17 297 (13.46%) Windows
18 295 (13.37%) Scrum
19 291 (13.19%) Software Engineering
20 274 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
21 270 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 265 (12.01%) Oracle
23 255 (11.56%) Python
24 244 (11.06%) Web Services
25 241 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 237 (10.74%) AngularJS
27 232 (10.52%) Linux
28 224 (10.15%) jQuery
29 221 (10.02%) Test Automation

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 88 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 81 (3.67%) Apache
3 70 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
4 64 (2.90%) CMS
5 59 (2.67%) Apache Spark
6 56 (2.54%) IIS
7 53 (2.40%) Confluence
8 52 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 46 (2.09%) Umbraco
10 33 (1.50%) Apache Pig
11 32 (1.45%) SAS
12 27 (1.22%) JBoss
12 27 (1.22%) WebSphere
13 24 (1.09%) MS Exchange
14 21 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
15 18 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
16 17 (0.77%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 14 (0.63%) SilverStripe
18 14 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 105 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.50%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.36%) SPSS
5 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.091%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.045%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 49 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 43 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
3 35 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 34 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 23 (1.04%) Visualfiles
6 18 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
7 17 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
7 17 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
8 16 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
10 11 (0.50%) Elite 3E
11 10 (0.45%) Oracle ASCP
11 10 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
12 9 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
12 9 (0.41%) SAP Business One
13 8 (0.36%) NetSuite
14 7 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
14 7 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
14 7 (0.32%) Oracle SCM
14 7 (0.32%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 308 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 203 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (4.31%) SaaS
4 56 (2.54%) Office 365
5 55 (2.49%) GitHub
6 54 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 53 (2.40%) Amazon Kinesis
8 44 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
9 23 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (0.95%) Amazon S3
11 19 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
12 18 (0.82%) IaaS
13 16 (0.73%) PaaS
14 12 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.32%) Heroku
15 7 (0.32%) Serverless
15 7 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.86%) SMS
2 43 (1.95%) HTTP
2 43 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 35 (1.59%) DNS
4 31 (1.41%) Firewall
5 28 (1.27%) SAN
6 27 (1.22%) DHCP
7 25 (1.13%) WAN
8 23 (1.04%) LAN
8 23 (1.04%) SSL
9 19 (0.86%) Internet
10 17 (0.77%) VoIP
11 16 (0.73%) Wireless
12 14 (0.63%) VPN
13 12 (0.54%) Extranet
13 12 (0.54%) FTP
13 12 (0.54%) Skype
14 9 (0.41%) SMTP
15 8 (0.36%) SNMP
15 8 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 791 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 270 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 241 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 186 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
5 167 (7.57%) Relational Database
6 146 (6.62%) MySQL
7 145 (6.57%) Power BI
8 118 (5.35%) NoSQL
9 115 (5.21%) Big Data
10 99 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 93 (4.22%) Hadoop
12 91 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 81 (3.67%) Crystal Reports
13 81 (3.67%) MongoDB
14 69 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 67 (3.04%) SQL Server 2014
16 66 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
17 64 (2.90%) Oracle Database
18 61 (2.77%) QlikView
19 56 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 172 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 170 (7.71%) Visual Studio
3 169 (7.66%) JIRA
4 141 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 137 (6.21%) JUnit
6 123 (5.58%) Selenium
7 101 (4.58%) Jenkins
8 77 (3.49%) Maven
9 72 (3.26%) Cucumber
10 58 (2.63%) Subversion
11 57 (2.58%) Jasmine
11 57 (2.58%) Protractor
12 55 (2.49%) TestNG
13 47 (2.13%) NUnit
14 44 (1.99%) Ant
15 43 (1.95%) Eclipse
16 36 (1.63%) Bitbucket
17 35 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 26 (1.18%) SoapUI
19 24 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 386 (17.50%) Finance
2 125 (5.67%) Marketing
3 111 (5.03%) Manufacturing
4 86 (3.90%) Electronics
5 85 (3.85%) Retail
6 83 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 80 (3.63%) Advertising
8 43 (1.95%) Legal
9 30 (1.36%) Law
10 26 (1.18%) Banking
11 21 (0.95%) Automotive
12 17 (0.77%) Back Office
13 11 (0.50%) Games
14 8 (0.36%) Billing
14 8 (0.36%) German Language
15 7 (0.32%) French Language
16 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.23%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.18%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,096 (49.68%) Developer
2 354 (16.05%) Analyst
3 346 (15.68%) .NET Developer
4 261 (11.83%) Software Developer
5 258 (11.70%) C# Developer
6 197 (8.93%) SQL Developer
7 176 (7.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 154 (6.98%) Java Developer
9 153 (6.94%) Senior Developer
10 143 (6.48%) Software Engineer
11 121 (5.49%) C# Software Developer
12 119 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
13 111 (5.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 109 (4.94%) Junior
15 106 (4.81%) .NET Software Developer
16 99 (4.49%) Consultant
17 91 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 89 (4.03%) Web Developer
19 88 (3.99%) Junior Developer
20 83 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (34.50%) .NET
2 577 (26.16%) HTML
3 504 (22.85%) CSS
4 400 (18.13%) ASP.NET
5 244 (11.06%) Web Services
6 237 (10.74%) AngularJS
7 224 (10.15%) jQuery
8 191 (8.66%) XML
9 188 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 161 (7.30%) .NET Framework
11 129 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 125 (5.67%) REST
13 121 (5.49%) RESTful
14 119 (5.39%) Spring
15 115 (5.21%) HTML5
16 107 (4.85%) Entity Framework
17 103 (4.67%) SOAP
18 90 (4.08%) React
19 73 (3.31%) Hibernate
20 67 (3.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 274 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 85 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 78 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
5 73 (3.31%) User Experience
6 70 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 60 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (2.31%) Clustering
9 37 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 30 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 29 (1.31%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.86%) Internet of Things
14 18 (0.82%) NHS
15 17 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (0.63%) Fintech
16 14 (0.63%) Public Cloud
17 9 (0.41%) Data Centre
18 8 (0.36%) Client/Server
18 8 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 297 (13.46%) Windows
2 232 (10.52%) Linux
3 93 (4.22%) Unix
3 93 (4.22%) Windows Server
4 31 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 28 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.22%) Android
7 25 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 21 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.45%) Solaris
11 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.27%) AIX
13 5 (0.23%) CentOS
14 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.091%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.091%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (20.31%) MVC
3 415 (18.81%) Business Intelligence
4 300 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
5 295 (13.37%) Scrum
6 291 (13.19%) Software Engineering
7 221 (10.02%) Test Automation
8 213 (9.66%) SDLC
9 206 (9.34%) ETL
10 189 (8.57%) Web Development
11 168 (7.62%) TDD
12 164 (7.43%) Analytics
13 157 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
14 154 (6.98%) ITIL
15 149 (6.75%) OO
16 121 (5.49%) Mentoring
17 114 (5.17%) ERP
18 112 (5.08%) DevOps
19 107 (4.85%) Data Modelling
20 97 (4.40%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 888 (40.25%) C#
2 745 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 479 (21.71%) Java
4 321 (14.55%) T-SQL
5 255 (11.56%) Python
6 103 (4.67%) PHP
6 103 (4.67%) VB.NET
7 98 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 85 (3.85%) C++
9 77 (3.49%) C
10 71 (3.22%) Ruby
11 63 (2.86%) PowerShell
12 62 (2.81%) VB
13 59 (2.67%) Scala
14 56 (2.54%) R
15 47 (2.13%) TypeScript
16 43 (1.95%) Bash Shell
17 39 (1.77%) Shell Script
18 30 (1.36%) VBScript
19 25 (1.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 300 (13.60%) Degree
2 117 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 78 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 70 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 50 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 38 (1.72%) ISTQB
7 34 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 31 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (1.09%) MCSA
10 21 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.82%) ISEB
12 15 (0.68%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.54%) Postgraduate
14 11 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
15 10 (0.45%) PhD
16 9 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.41%) MCSE
17 8 (0.36%) CCNA
18 7 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
19 6 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.17%) QA
2 24 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.00%) SLA
4 15 (0.68%) GDPR
5 7 (0.32%) PMO
6 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.14%) GCP
9 2 (0.091%) COBIT
9 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.091%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 103 (4.67%) Docker
2 94 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.68%) XenApp
6 11 (0.50%) HDFS
7 8 (0.36%) Snort
8 6 (0.27%) vSphere
8 6 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.18%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.14%) LXC
11 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.091%) NFS
13 1 (0.045%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.045%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.045%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 18 (0.82%) Puppet
4 15 (0.68%) CA Service Virtualization
4 15 (0.68%) HP ALM
5 11 (0.50%) Ansible
5 11 (0.50%) SCCM
6 10 (0.45%) Kibana
7 9 (0.41%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.41%) SCOM
7 9 (0.41%) Terraform
8 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.27%) Nagios
10 4 (0.18%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.18%) Endace
10 4 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.14%) OSSEC
12 2 (0.091%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.091%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 570 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 265 (12.01%) Oracle
3 114 (5.17%) SAP
4 101 (4.58%) Tableau
5 87 (3.94%) Google
6 70 (3.17%) VMware
7 48 (2.18%) Atlassian
8 31 (1.41%) Citrix
9 24 (1.09%) HP
10 23 (1.04%) Intapp
11 22 (1.00%) Sage
12 19 (0.86%) Cognos
12 19 (0.86%) Xamarin
13 17 (0.77%) CA
13 17 (0.77%) Informatica
13 17 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (0.73%) IBM
14 16 (0.73%) Siebel
15 15 (0.68%) Cisco
16 14 (0.63%) Capita