Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 597 276 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 32.50% 22.40% 22.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.57% 37.45% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 599 270 327
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £26,400
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £50,000
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 1,282 737 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 69.79% 59.82% 58.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,187 691 820
Southampton median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,650 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,674
% change year-on-year +3.75% -4.02% +4.19%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL.

1 345 (57.79%) C#
2 258 (43.22%) SQL Server
3 238 (39.87%) .NET
4 190 (31.83%) JavaScript
5 161 (26.97%) HTML
6 159 (26.63%) Microsoft
7 149 (24.96%) Windows
8 136 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (21.61%) ASP.NET
10 127 (21.27%) CSS
10 127 (21.27%) MVC
11 95 (15.91%) Software Engineering
12 76 (12.73%) Visual Studio
13 72 (12.06%) OOP
14 71 (11.89%) Unit Testing
14 71 (11.89%) Degree
15 69 (11.56%) Computer Science
15 69 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
15 69 (11.56%) Linux
16 68 (11.39%) T-SQL
17 67 (11.22%) Microsoft Excel
17 67 (11.22%) jQuery
18 66 (11.06%) Test Scripting
19 63 (10.55%) SDLC
20 61 (10.22%) Git (software)
20 61 (10.22%) Retail
21 60 (10.05%) Test Automation
22 58 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 56 (9.38%) Web Development
24 55 (9.21%) TDD

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 37 (6.20%) IIS
2 36 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.01%) CMS
5 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.01%) NServiceBus
6 4 (0.67%) GeoServer
6 4 (0.67%) JBoss
6 4 (0.67%) WildFly
7 3 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.50%) SAS
7 3 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (11.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 69 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.03%) SaaS
3 27 (4.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.84%) Office 365
6 9 (1.51%) GitHub
7 4 (0.67%) IaaS
7 4 (0.67%) PaaS
8 3 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.69%) Network Security
2 26 (4.36%) Firewall
3 15 (2.51%) Internet
3 15 (2.51%) VPN
4 7 (1.17%) DNS
5 5 (0.84%) DHCP
5 5 (0.84%) Skype
5 5 (0.84%) Wireless
6 4 (0.67%) SNMP
7 3 (0.50%) SAN
8 2 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.34%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.17%) Broadband
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.17%) LAN
9 1 (0.17%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.17%) SMS
9 1 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (43.22%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (6.03%) MS Access
6 32 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (3.18%) Relational Database
10 16 (2.68%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.51%) Oracle Database
11 15 (2.51%) Power BI
12 12 (2.01%) MySQL
12 12 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.51%) Big Data
14 8 (1.34%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (1.01%) InfluxDB
16 6 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 76 (12.73%) Visual Studio
2 61 (10.22%) Git (software)
3 37 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (5.36%) Subversion
5 31 (5.19%) Selenium
6 24 (4.02%) LINQPad
7 18 (3.02%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.85%) SoapUI
9 16 (2.68%) JIRA
10 10 (1.68%) Fiddler
11 6 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.01%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.84%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.84%) JUnit
12 5 (0.84%) Maven
12 5 (0.84%) Mocha
13 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.50%) Gradle
14 3 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 61 (10.22%) Retail
2 21 (3.52%) Back Office
2 21 (3.52%) Finance
3 8 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.17%) Games
5 6 (1.01%) Advertising
6 5 (0.84%) Marketing
7 4 (0.67%) Electronics
7 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 264 (44.22%) Developer
2 130 (21.78%) Software Developer
3 90 (15.08%) C# Developer
4 78 (13.07%) C# Software Developer
5 75 (12.56%) .NET Developer
6 74 (12.40%) SQL Developer
7 68 (11.39%) Software Engineer
8 62 (10.39%) .NET Software Developer
9 57 (9.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 51 (8.54%) ASP.NET Developer
11 50 (8.38%) Analyst
12 45 (7.54%) Junior
13 41 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 41 (6.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 41 (6.87%) Senior Developer
14 38 (6.37%) Consultant
15 37 (6.20%) Graduate
16 34 (5.70%) Implementation Consultant
17 32 (5.36%) Implementation Specialist
18 30 (5.03%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (39.87%) .NET
2 161 (26.97%) HTML
3 129 (21.61%) ASP.NET
4 127 (21.27%) CSS
5 67 (11.22%) jQuery
6 58 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 52 (8.71%) Ajax
8 51 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (7.54%) Web Services
9 45 (7.54%) XML
10 38 (6.37%) LAMP
11 37 (6.20%) REST
12 33 (5.53%) WCF
13 31 (5.19%) .NET Framework
13 31 (5.19%) HTML5
14 30 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 29 (4.86%) WPF
16 25 (4.19%) AngularJS
17 24 (4.02%) LINQ
18 16 (2.68%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.56%) Computer Science
2 47 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.19%) Replication
5 18 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.02%) N-Tier
6 15 (2.51%) BBC
7 14 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.34%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.34%) EPoS
9 7 (1.17%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.17%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.67%) User Experience
12 3 (0.50%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.34%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.17%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.17%) Raspberry Pi
14 1 (0.17%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 149 (24.96%) Windows
2 69 (11.56%) Linux
3 38 (6.37%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.18%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.01%) Unix
6 10 (1.68%) VMS
6 10 (1.68%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (21.27%) MVC
3 95 (15.91%) Software Engineering
4 72 (12.06%) OOP
5 71 (11.89%) Unit Testing
6 66 (11.06%) Test Scripting
7 63 (10.55%) SDLC
8 60 (10.05%) Test Automation
9 56 (9.38%) Web Development
10 55 (9.21%) TDD
11 49 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (8.04%) OO
12 48 (8.04%) Scrum
13 35 (5.86%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 27 (4.52%) Coaching
15 26 (4.36%) Regression Testing
16 24 (4.02%) CRM
16 24 (4.02%) Performance Testing
17 23 (3.85%) ITIL
18 22 (3.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 345 (57.79%) C#
2 190 (31.83%) JavaScript
3 68 (11.39%) T-SQL
4 54 (9.05%) PHP
5 52 (8.71%) PowerShell
6 47 (7.87%) VB.NET
7 36 (6.03%) Java
8 31 (5.19%) PHP 7
9 30 (5.03%) C++
10 22 (3.69%) PL/SQL
11 18 (3.02%) Python
12 15 (2.51%) VC++
13 13 (2.18%) Ruby
14 10 (1.68%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.51%) C
15 9 (1.51%) Go
16 8 (1.34%) Delphi
17 7 (1.17%) VB
18 6 (1.01%) TypeScript
19 5 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 71 (11.89%) Degree
2 54 (9.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (4.19%) ISEB
4 17 (2.85%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.68%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.17%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.01%) MCSA
10 5 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.67%) MCP
12 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.34%) CCNA
13 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.34%) MCITP
13 2 (0.34%) MCSE
14 1 (0.17%) HND
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.04%) QA
2 16 (2.68%) SLA
3 12 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.01%) GCP
5 5 (0.84%) GDPR
6 2 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 28 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.85%) Docker
3 11 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.84%) vSphere
5 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (4.02%) Kibana
2 12 (2.01%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.01%) Puppet
3 10 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.51%) Ansible
5 6 (1.01%) SCCM
6 2 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 159 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.20%) Oracle
3 28 (4.69%) Google
3 28 (4.69%) Telerik
4 21 (3.52%) Zend
5 20 (3.35%) Xamarin
6 16 (2.68%) SAP
6 16 (2.68%) Twitter
7 15 (2.51%) Sony
8 12 (2.01%) Sage
9 10 (1.68%) BMC
10 8 (1.34%) Citrix
11 7 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.17%) VMware
12 5 (0.84%) Cisco
13 4 (0.67%) Capita
13 4 (0.67%) Tableau
14 3 (0.50%) Rackspace
15 2 (0.34%) Palo Alto
15 2 (0.34%) Pegasus