Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 795 1,532 1,642
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 17.20% 17.58% 16.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.35% 30.02% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 798 1,442 1,574
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,475 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 2,804 5,104 5,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.65% 58.58% 58.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,315 4,224 4,735
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 21 January 2021.

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 21 January 2021. 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 -7 231 £45,000 +5.88% 50
Wiltshire -1 160 £47,500 +26.67% 24
Gloucestershire +4 111 £42,500 -5.56% 31
Dorset +3 100 £47,500 +18.75% 14
Somerset -6 79 £49,000 +12.64% 10
Devon +1 71 £35,000 -12.50% 25
Cornwall -5 23 £40,000 +6.67% 2
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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.

1 321 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (39.50%) JavaScript
3 275 (34.59%) Azure
4 267 (33.58%) C#
5 241 (30.31%) .NET
6 210 (26.42%) SQL Server
7 193 (24.28%) Java
8 188 (23.65%) HTML
9 177 (22.26%) AWS
10 176 (22.14%) Microsoft
11 175 (22.01%) CSS
12 158 (19.87%) DevOps
13 142 (17.86%) Scrum
14 141 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
15 132 (16.60%) Linux
16 127 (15.97%) MVC
17 125 (15.72%) Windows
18 120 (15.09%) Git (software)
19 119 (14.97%) Oracle
20 112 (14.09%) TypeScript
20 112 (14.09%) .NET Core
21 107 (13.46%) AngularJS
22 106 (13.33%) Analytics
23 105 (13.21%) Python
24 104 (13.08%) ASP.NET
25 97 (12.20%) Relational Database
26 96 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
27 95 (11.95%) Docker
28 91 (11.45%) Microservices
28 91 (11.45%) Degree

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 (3.27%) Apache
2 14 (1.76%) IIS
2 14 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.38%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.26%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.13%) JBoss
5 9 (1.13%) nginx
5 9 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.01%) Confluence
7 7 (0.88%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.88%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.75%) CMS
8 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.63%) WordPress
10 4 (0.50%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.50%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.50%) Gliffy
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (1.26%) SAP Business One
2 7 (0.88%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.63%) Sage X3
4 4 (0.50%) Aareon QL
4 4 (0.50%) Sage 1000
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.38%) FastStats
5 3 (0.38%) Magento
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.13%) Maximo
7 1 (0.13%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.13%) Odoo
7 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.13%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 275 (34.59%) Azure
2 177 (22.26%) AWS
3 79 (9.94%) Power Platform
4 53 (6.67%) SaaS
5 52 (6.54%) GCP
6 16 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (2.01%) Office 365
6 16 (2.01%) OpenShift
7 15 (1.89%) PaaS
8 12 (1.51%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (1.51%) Serverless
9 11 (1.38%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.38%) AWS Fargate
9 11 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (1.38%) IaaS
10 9 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.13%) npm
11 8 (1.01%) GitHub
12 6 (0.75%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.14%) DNS
2 14 (1.76%) Firewall
2 14 (1.76%) SAN
3 12 (1.51%) HTTP
4 11 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.01%) WAN
5 8 (1.01%) Wireless
6 7 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (0.88%) Skype
7 6 (0.75%) DHCP
7 6 (0.75%) NetScaler
7 6 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (0.75%) VPN
8 4 (0.50%) NAS
8 4 (0.50%) VLAN
9 3 (0.38%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (0.38%) SMS
10 2 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.25%) Internet
10 2 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 97 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 81 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
4 76 (9.56%) MySQL
5 75 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
6 71 (8.93%) Power BI
7 55 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (5.91%) NoSQL
10 38 (4.78%) MongoDB
11 27 (3.40%) Big Data
11 27 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (3.02%) Tableau
13 22 (2.77%) Oracle Database
14 20 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (1.64%) Data Lake
15 13 (1.64%) Hadoop
16 11 (1.38%) BigQuery
17 10 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 120 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.16%) Jenkins
3 36 (4.53%) JIRA
3 36 (4.53%) Maven
4 28 (3.52%) JUnit
5 27 (3.40%) Visual Studio
6 26 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (2.89%) Oracle APEX
8 20 (2.52%) Subversion
9 18 (2.26%) Flyway
10 16 (2.01%) Mockito
11 14 (1.76%) Selenium
12 13 (1.64%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.64%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (1.26%) Gradle
14 9 (1.13%) Ant
14 9 (1.13%) IntelliJ
15 8 (1.01%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 85 (10.69%) Finance
2 80 (10.06%) Public Sector
3 56 (7.04%) Marketing
4 37 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 31 (3.90%) Electronics
6 27 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.39%) Aerospace
8 16 (2.01%) Retail
9 10 (1.26%) Military
10 8 (1.01%) Billing
10 8 (1.01%) Legal
10 8 (1.01%) Police
11 7 (0.88%) Local Government
12 4 (0.50%) Avionics
12 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.38%) Advertising
13 3 (0.38%) Automotive
13 3 (0.38%) Banking
13 3 (0.38%) Law
13 3 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 433 (54.47%) Developer
2 103 (12.96%) Senior Developer
3 101 (12.70%) .NET Developer
4 90 (11.32%) Software Developer
5 76 (9.56%) Analyst
5 76 (9.56%) Java Developer
6 69 (8.68%) C# Developer
7 51 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 50 (6.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 41 (5.16%) Software Engineer
10 38 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
11 33 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 31 (3.90%) Data Engineer
12 31 (3.90%) Oracle Developer
13 29 (3.65%) SQL Developer
14 27 (3.40%) Lead Developer
14 27 (3.40%) Support Analyst
15 26 (3.27%) Senior C# Developer
16 25 (3.14%) .NET Software Developer
17 24 (3.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (30.31%) .NET
2 188 (23.65%) HTML
3 175 (22.01%) CSS
4 112 (14.09%) .NET Core
5 107 (13.46%) AngularJS
6 104 (13.08%) ASP.NET
7 90 (11.32%) .NET Framework
7 90 (11.32%) RESTful
8 82 (10.31%) React
9 78 (9.81%) Node.js
10 71 (8.93%) Web Services
11 65 (8.18%) Spring
12 47 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 47 (5.91%) Spring Boot
13 46 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (5.79%) REST
14 45 (5.66%) XML
15 42 (5.28%) Entity Framework
16 40 (5.03%) JSON
16 40 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (4.53%) User Experience
4 32 (4.03%) N-Tier
5 29 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.89%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (0.63%) NHS
11 5 (0.63%) PKI
12 4 (0.50%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.50%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.50%) Reinsurance
13 3 (0.38%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.38%) Replication
14 2 (0.25%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 132 (16.60%) Linux
2 125 (15.72%) Windows
3 35 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 21 (2.64%) Windows Server 2016
5 20 (2.52%) Unix
6 15 (1.89%) Android
7 13 (1.64%) CentOS
8 12 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.26%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.88%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.38%) VMS
13 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (19.87%) DevOps
3 142 (17.86%) Scrum
4 141 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
5 127 (15.97%) MVC
6 106 (13.33%) Analytics
7 96 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
8 91 (11.45%) Microservices
9 85 (10.69%) Software Engineering
10 84 (10.57%) OO
11 82 (10.31%) Data Modelling
12 79 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
13 78 (9.81%) ETL
14 75 (9.43%) TDD
15 68 (8.55%) Mentoring
16 65 (8.18%) SDLC
17 61 (7.67%) Migration
18 53 (6.67%) Unit Testing
19 51 (6.42%) Visualisation
20 50 (6.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 314 (39.50%) JavaScript
2 267 (33.58%) C#
3 193 (24.28%) Java
4 112 (14.09%) TypeScript
5 105 (13.21%) Python
6 81 (10.19%) T-SQL
7 55 (6.92%) PL/SQL
8 47 (5.91%) PowerShell
9 34 (4.28%) PHP
10 31 (3.90%) Java 8
11 27 (3.40%) C++
12 25 (3.14%) C
13 24 (3.02%) VB
14 15 (1.89%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.89%) R
15 14 (1.76%) Ruby
15 14 (1.76%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.51%) VBA
17 11 (1.38%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 91 (11.45%) Degree
2 85 (10.69%) Security Cleared
3 63 (7.92%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.26%) MCSA
8 8 (1.01%) HNC
9 6 (0.75%) MCSE
10 5 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.25%) CCA
12 2 (0.25%) CCNA
12 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.25%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.25%) MCITP
12 2 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.28%) QA
2 10 (1.26%) GDPR
2 10 (1.26%) SLA
3 6 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) NCSC
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 95 (11.95%) Docker
2 32 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 27 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.76%) vSphere
5 11 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.01%) XenApp
6 8 (1.01%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.50%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.38%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.13%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (8.68%) Kubernetes
2 40 (5.03%) Terraform
3 24 (3.02%) Ansible
4 14 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (1.13%) Puppet
6 6 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.63%) SCCM
8 4 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.50%) Packer
8 4 (0.50%) Proxmox
9 3 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (0.38%) Nagios
10 2 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.25%) vRealize
11 1 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 176 (22.14%) Microsoft
2 119 (14.97%) Oracle
3 41 (5.16%) SAP
4 37 (4.65%) VMware
5 21 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.39%) Xamarin
7 18 (2.26%) Dell
7 18 (2.26%) Google
7 18 (2.26%) Splunk
8 17 (2.14%) Cisco
9 15 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.76%) Talend
11 13 (1.64%) Citrix
11 13 (1.64%) Veeam
12 11 (1.38%) EnterpriseDB
13 10 (1.26%) Apple
14 9 (1.13%) DevExpress
14 9 (1.13%) HP
15 8 (1.01%) Teradata
16 7 (0.88%) SonicWALL