Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2156 2476 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.64% 22.21% 21.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.75% 39.67% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 2171 2319
South West median annual salary £39,000 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.27% +9.72% +2.86%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6388 6241 6730
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 61.15% 55.98% 55.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5465 5349 5775
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -5 656 £40,500 +1.25% 75
Wiltshire +2 374 £37,500 -6.25% 25
Gloucestershire -3 336 £37,500 -6.25% 22
Somerset 0 334 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Dorset +4 204 £37,750 +7.86% 23
Devon -3 164 £36,742 +4.98% 19
Cornwall -8 47 £35,000 +7.69% 2
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 762 (35.34%) C#
2 735 (34.09%) SQL Server
3 709 (32.88%) .NET
4 693 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 693 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 624 (28.94%) HTML
6 559 (25.93%) Java
7 489 (22.68%) Microsoft
8 483 (22.40%) CSS
9 416 (19.29%) MVC
10 401 (18.60%) ASP.NET
11 379 (17.58%) Finance
12 354 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
13 344 (15.96%) Windows
14 331 (15.35%) T-SQL
15 310 (14.38%) Oracle
16 306 (14.19%) Scrum
17 291 (13.50%) Degree
18 288 (13.36%) XML
19 240 (11.13%) Software Engineering
20 233 (10.81%) Spring
21 223 (10.34%) Test Automation
22 219 (10.16%) AngularJS
23 216 (10.02%) SDLC
24 211 (9.79%) Web Services
25 207 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
26 204 (9.46%) jQuery
27 197 (9.14%) TDD
28 195 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
29 193 (8.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 123 (5.71%) IIS
2 73 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 60 (2.78%) Apache
4 49 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 47 (2.18%) MS Exchange
6 40 (1.86%) JBoss
6 40 (1.86%) WebLogic
7 38 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 32 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 31 (1.44%) SAS
10 27 (1.25%) CMS
11 21 (0.97%) nginx
12 19 (0.88%) Alfresco
12 19 (0.88%) Joomla!
13 17 (0.79%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (0.74%) Confluence
15 15 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (0.65%) Apache Solr
17 13 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 109 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.97%) SPSS
5 20 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
7 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.046%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 45 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
5 13 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.46%) Endur
7 9 (0.42%) FastStats
8 8 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 8 (0.37%) Maximo
9 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.28%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 6 (0.28%) Sage X3
11 5 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
11 5 (0.23%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.23%) Visualfiles
12 4 (0.19%) Magento
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.19%) Sage 1000
12 4 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 189 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (2.46%) SaaS
4 47 (2.18%) Office 365
5 41 (1.90%) GitHub
6 24 (1.11%) PaaS
7 23 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (1.07%) IaaS
8 15 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.42%) Slack
10 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.093%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.093%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.093%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.093%) Force.com
11 2 (0.093%) Pure360
11 2 (0.093%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.046%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.046%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.46%) Firewall
1 53 (2.46%) Internet
2 51 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 45 (2.09%) HTTP
4 40 (1.86%) DNS
5 36 (1.67%) DHCP
6 28 (1.30%) SSL
7 24 (1.11%) FTP
7 24 (1.11%) SAN
8 21 (0.97%) VoIP
9 19 (0.88%) LAN
10 18 (0.83%) Kerberos
10 18 (0.83%) SMTP
11 15 (0.70%) Wireless
12 14 (0.65%) Intranet
12 14 (0.65%) VPN
12 14 (0.65%) Wireshark
13 12 (0.56%) WAN
14 10 (0.46%) LDAP
14 10 (0.46%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 735 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 193 (8.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 178 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 168 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 160 (7.42%) MySQL
6 143 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
7 136 (6.31%) NoSQL
8 109 (5.06%) MongoDB
9 94 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 78 (3.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 76 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 75 (3.48%) Oracle Database
13 70 (3.25%) RDBMS
14 66 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
15 65 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 57 (2.64%) Power BI
17 53 (2.46%) Big Data
18 41 (1.90%) QlikView
19 38 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
20 37 (1.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 175 (8.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 165 (7.65%) Git (software)
3 152 (7.05%) JUnit
4 135 (6.26%) Maven
5 131 (6.08%) Selenium
6 126 (5.84%) Jenkins
7 121 (5.61%) Visual Studio
8 104 (4.82%) Subversion
9 85 (3.94%) JIRA
10 80 (3.71%) Eclipse
11 74 (3.43%) Cucumber
12 50 (2.32%) SpecFlow
13 44 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 38 (1.76%) NUnit
14 38 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
15 37 (1.72%) Jasmine
15 37 (1.72%) Protractor
16 36 (1.67%) Mockito
17 35 (1.62%) TestNG
18 34 (1.58%) Bitbucket
General
1 379 (17.58%) Finance
2 190 (8.81%) Marketing
3 144 (6.68%) Manufacturing
4 128 (5.94%) Telecoms
5 117 (5.43%) Electronics
6 65 (3.01%) Retail
7 58 (2.69%) Advertising
8 39 (1.81%) Banking
9 14 (0.65%) Front Office
10 13 (0.60%) Legal
11 11 (0.51%) Publishing
12 9 (0.42%) Games
12 9 (0.42%) Law
13 6 (0.28%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.23%) Back Office
14 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.19%) Billing
15 4 (0.19%) Local Government
15 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1057 (49.03%) Developer
2 365 (16.93%) Analyst
3 313 (14.52%) .NET Developer
4 229 (10.62%) Java Developer
5 211 (9.79%) C# Developer
6 208 (9.65%) Software Developer
7 186 (8.63%) Senior Developer
8 151 (7.00%) SQL Developer
9 137 (6.35%) Software Engineer
10 134 (6.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 101 (4.68%) Junior
12 97 (4.50%) Applications Support
13 86 (3.99%) ASP.NET Developer
13 86 (3.99%) Graduate
13 86 (3.99%) Lead Developer
14 85 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 82 (3.80%) DBA
16 78 (3.62%) .NET Software Developer
16 78 (3.62%) Junior Developer
17 75 (3.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 709 (32.88%) .NET
2 624 (28.94%) HTML
3 483 (22.40%) CSS
4 401 (18.60%) ASP.NET
5 288 (13.36%) XML
6 233 (10.81%) Spring
7 219 (10.16%) AngularJS
8 211 (9.79%) Web Services
9 204 (9.46%) jQuery
10 190 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 178 (8.26%) .NET Framework
12 171 (7.93%) Hibernate
13 142 (6.59%) REST
14 141 (6.54%) HTML5
15 124 (5.75%) Entity Framework
16 110 (5.10%) WCF
17 99 (4.59%) SOAP
18 90 (4.17%) RESTful
19 87 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
20 78 (3.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 195 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 75 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
4 73 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 61 (2.83%) User Experience
6 59 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 27 (1.25%) Driving Licence
9 25 (1.16%) NHS
10 24 (1.11%) AS400
10 24 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
11 20 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
12 19 (0.88%) Replication
13 18 (0.83%) Fintech
14 16 (0.74%) N-Tier
15 15 (0.70%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.65%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.46%) Clustering
17 10 (0.46%) iSeries
18 9 (0.42%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 344 (15.96%) Windows
2 174 (8.07%) Linux
3 146 (6.77%) Windows Server
4 119 (5.52%) Unix
5 46 (2.13%) Android
6 42 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 35 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.83%) Solaris
10 16 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 15 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 15 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.65%) AIX
12 14 (0.65%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.23%) SUSE
14 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (19.29%) MVC
3 354 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
4 306 (14.19%) Scrum
5 240 (11.13%) Software Engineering
6 223 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 216 (10.02%) SDLC
8 207 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
9 197 (9.14%) TDD
10 190 (8.81%) OO
11 178 (8.26%) ETL
12 170 (7.88%) Web Development
13 169 (7.84%) Unit Testing
14 137 (6.35%) ITIL
15 118 (5.47%) Digital Marketing
16 114 (5.29%) Programme Management
17 106 (4.92%) Mathematics
18 100 (4.64%) CRM
19 96 (4.45%) Open Source
20 94 (4.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 762 (35.34%) C#
2 693 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 559 (25.93%) Java
4 331 (15.35%) T-SQL
5 168 (7.79%) PHP
6 158 (7.33%) C++
7 121 (5.61%) Python
8 105 (4.87%) PowerShell
9 103 (4.78%) PL/SQL
10 87 (4.04%) C
11 74 (3.43%) VB.NET
12 62 (2.88%) VBA
13 60 (2.78%) Ruby
14 52 (2.41%) VB
15 43 (1.99%) R
16 32 (1.48%) Shell Script
17 31 (1.44%) XPath
18 29 (1.35%) RPG
19 27 (1.25%) Delphi
20 24 (1.11%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 291 (13.50%) Degree
2 166 (7.70%) Security Cleared
3 130 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 90 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 81 (3.76%) ISEB
6 74 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 54 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (0.88%) MCSA
11 18 (0.83%) MCSE
12 14 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
13 11 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.46%) CCNA
14 10 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.37%) MCPD
16 8 (0.37%) Postgraduate
17 7 (0.32%) MCITP
18 6 (0.28%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (2.83%) QA
2 28 (1.30%) SLA
3 16 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.23%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.14%) Basel II
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.14%) PMO
8 2 (0.093%) GCP
9 1 (0.046%) GDPR
9 1 (0.046%) WCAG
System Software
1 128 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 58 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.21%) Docker
5 16 (0.74%) vSphere
6 14 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.46%) XenApp
9 9 (0.42%) Snort
9 9 (0.42%) Xen
10 7 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.28%) XenServer
12 4 (0.19%) Corosync
12 4 (0.19%) KVM
12 4 (0.19%) NFS
13 3 (0.14%) Firmware
14 2 (0.093%) HDFS
14 2 (0.093%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (1.30%) Puppet
2 24 (1.11%) Nagios
3 23 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.70%) Backup Exec
5 13 (0.60%) SCCM
6 11 (0.51%) Ansible
7 8 (0.37%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.23%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.23%) Terraform
10 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.19%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.19%) Ganeti
11 4 (0.19%) Graylog
11 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 489 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 310 (14.38%) Oracle
3 125 (5.80%) SAP
4 108 (5.01%) VMware
5 51 (2.37%) Tableau
6 45 (2.09%) IBM
7 37 (1.72%) HP
8 32 (1.48%) Cisco
9 29 (1.35%) Citrix
10 25 (1.16%) Sage
11 24 (1.11%) Google
12 19 (0.88%) Zend
13 17 (0.79%) Xamarin
14 16 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.70%) RedGate
16 14 (0.65%) Cognos
16 14 (0.65%) Symantec
17 11 (0.51%) Adobe
17 11 (0.51%) Informatica
18 10 (0.46%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30153 - £35444 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Revoco
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 25 days leave, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Itecco
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Some Home working avalible
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Icore Tech
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago