Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 451 308 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 30.72% 22.76% 18.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.59% 38.89% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 461 300 256
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £39,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £53,125
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 968 792 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 65.94% 58.54% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 906 750 693
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Southampton

SQL
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Southampton.

Salary trend for SQL in Southampton

SQL
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Southampton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 285 (63.19%) C#
2 198 (43.90%) SQL Server
3 186 (41.24%) .NET
4 144 (31.93%) HTML
5 128 (28.38%) Microsoft
6 126 (27.94%) JavaScript
7 121 (26.83%) Windows
8 109 (24.17%) MVC
9 107 (23.73%) ASP.NET
10 105 (23.28%) CSS
11 94 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (15.96%) Software Engineering
13 66 (14.63%) Computer Science
14 63 (13.97%) VB.NET
15 62 (13.75%) Retail
15 62 (13.75%) Degree
16 60 (13.30%) OOP
17 56 (12.42%) Test Scripting
18 54 (11.97%) jQuery
19 53 (11.75%) Microsoft Excel
19 53 (11.75%) PHP
20 51 (11.31%) Linux
21 50 (11.09%) T-SQL
21 50 (11.09%) Visual Studio
22 49 (10.86%) Ajax
22 49 (10.86%) Test Automation
22 49 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 48 (10.64%) TDD
23 48 (10.64%) Web Services
24 47 (10.42%) XML

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 41 (9.09%) IIS
2 17 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (1.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.33%) CMS
5 3 (0.67%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (11.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (3.77%) SaaS
4 7 (1.55%) Office 365
5 5 (1.11%) IaaS
5 5 (1.11%) PaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.55%) Internet
2 13 (2.88%) Firewall
3 9 (2.00%) VPN
4 6 (1.33%) Network Security
4 6 (1.33%) Skype
4 6 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.89%) SAN
6 3 (0.67%) LDAP
7 2 (0.44%) DHCP
7 2 (0.44%) DNS
7 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.44%) VLAN
7 2 (0.44%) Wireless
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 38 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (7.76%) MS Access
4 30 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.55%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.66%) MySQL
10 11 (2.44%) Power BI
11 10 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.77%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.33%) InfluxDB
13 6 (1.33%) Redis
13 6 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (1.11%) SQLite
15 3 (0.67%) Big Data
15 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 50 (11.09%) Visual Studio
2 47 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 29 (6.43%) Subversion
4 24 (5.32%) Selenium
5 19 (4.21%) SoapUI
6 17 (3.77%) Jenkins
7 16 (3.55%) LINQPad
7 16 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.55%) webpack
9 6 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.33%) Travis CI
10 5 (1.11%) Bugzilla
10 5 (1.11%) CruiseControl
10 5 (1.11%) Hudson
10 5 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.89%) JIRA
12 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.67%) git-flow
12 3 (0.67%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.44%) Capybara
General
1 62 (13.75%) Retail
2 27 (5.99%) Back Office
3 18 (3.99%) Finance
4 6 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.11%) Games
6 3 (0.67%) Automotive
6 3 (0.67%) Law
6 3 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Electronics
7 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 213 (47.23%) Developer
2 117 (25.94%) Software Developer
3 75 (16.63%) C# Developer
4 72 (15.96%) C# Software Developer
5 66 (14.63%) SQL Developer
6 54 (11.97%) .NET Developer
7 49 (10.86%) Software Engineer
8 45 (9.98%) .NET Software Developer
9 41 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 40 (8.87%) Analyst
11 39 (8.65%) Junior
12 37 (8.20%) Graduate
12 37 (8.20%) Senior Developer
13 33 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
14 31 (6.87%) Consultant
15 27 (5.99%) Implementation Consultant
16 26 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 26 (5.76%) Implementation Specialist
16 26 (5.76%) Support Engineer
17 24 (5.32%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (41.24%) .NET
2 144 (31.93%) HTML
3 107 (23.73%) ASP.NET
4 105 (23.28%) CSS
5 54 (11.97%) jQuery
6 49 (10.86%) Ajax
6 49 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 48 (10.64%) Web Services
8 47 (10.42%) XML
9 35 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (6.87%) LAMP
11 27 (5.99%) REST
12 26 (5.76%) .NET Framework
13 21 (4.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (4.43%) WPF
15 18 (3.99%) HTML5
16 16 (3.55%) LINQ
17 13 (2.88%) MFC
18 12 (2.66%) CSS3
19 11 (2.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 44 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.55%) Replication
4 14 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.66%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.44%) BBC
7 10 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 9 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.77%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.11%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.67%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.44%) Arduino
13 2 (0.44%) Raspberry Pi
14 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.22%) EPoS
14 1 (0.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 121 (26.83%) Windows
2 51 (11.31%) Linux
3 28 (6.21%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.55%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.77%) Unix
6 8 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.11%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.44%) CentOS
9 2 (0.44%) Fedora
9 2 (0.44%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.44%) VMS
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Android
10 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (24.17%) MVC
2 94 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (15.96%) Software Engineering
4 60 (13.30%) OOP
5 56 (12.42%) Test Scripting
6 49 (10.86%) Test Automation
7 48 (10.64%) TDD
8 47 (10.42%) Web Development
9 46 (10.20%) SDLC
10 44 (9.76%) Scrum
10 44 (9.76%) Unit Testing
11 41 (9.09%) OO
12 36 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (5.99%) Regression Testing
14 26 (5.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 23 (5.10%) BDD
15 23 (5.10%) Performance Testing
16 21 (4.66%) Exploratory Testing
16 21 (4.66%) Software Testing
17 20 (4.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 285 (63.19%) C#
2 126 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 63 (13.97%) VB.NET
4 53 (11.75%) PHP
5 50 (11.09%) T-SQL
6 25 (5.54%) PowerShell
7 24 (5.32%) C++
7 24 (5.32%) Java
8 22 (4.88%) PHP 7
9 13 (2.88%) Python
10 10 (2.22%) Ruby
11 9 (2.00%) Go
11 9 (2.00%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.77%) VC++
13 7 (1.55%) ES6
14 6 (1.33%) Perl
15 5 (1.11%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.11%) VB
16 4 (0.89%) Delphi
17 3 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (13.75%) Degree
2 44 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (4.88%) ISEB
4 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (1.11%) MCSA
7 4 (0.89%) MCP
8 2 (0.44%) HND
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CCNA
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) HNC
9 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.22%) MCSE
9 1 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.87%) QA
2 13 (2.88%) SLA
3 11 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.00%) GCP
5 4 (0.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.22%) Docker
3 8 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.67%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.67%) vSphere
5 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (3.55%) Kibana
2 11 (2.44%) Puppet
3 8 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.11%) Ansible
4 5 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.67%) SCCM
5 3 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 128 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.43%) Oracle
3 32 (7.10%) Telerik
4 17 (3.77%) Zend
5 14 (3.10%) Xamarin
6 12 (2.66%) Twitter
7 11 (2.44%) Sony
8 9 (2.00%) Google
8 9 (2.00%) Sage
9 8 (1.77%) Citrix
9 8 (1.77%) SAP
9 8 (1.77%) VMware
10 3 (0.67%) Palo Alto
10 3 (0.67%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.67%) Tableau
11 2 (0.44%) BMC
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco
11 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.22%) Capita
12 1 (0.22%) Sun