Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 20 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL 342 384 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.47% 12.91% 17.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.15% 16.99% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 296 298 402
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,600 £28,075
90th Percentile £61,250 £81,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,416 2,260 1,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 68.18% 75.97% 67.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,174 1,805 1,327
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +2.51%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Cambridge

SQL
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for SQL in Cambridge

SQL
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Cambridge over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL.

1 145 (42.40%) JavaScript
2 133 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (33.04%) Software Engineering
4 97 (28.36%) C#
5 96 (28.07%) .NET
6 94 (27.49%) SQL Server
7 90 (26.32%) HTML
8 78 (22.81%) CSS
9 76 (22.22%) Java
10 63 (18.42%) Finance
11 60 (17.54%) Microsoft
12 59 (17.25%) OO
12 59 (17.25%) Python
12 59 (17.25%) Degree
13 54 (15.79%) Web Services
14 53 (15.50%) Test Automation
15 50 (14.62%) QA
15 50 (14.62%) Windows
16 48 (14.04%) Mathematics
17 47 (13.74%) RESTful
18 46 (13.45%) Computer Science
18 46 (13.45%) Scrum
19 44 (12.87%) Linux
19 44 (12.87%) T-SQL
20 41 (11.99%) TCP/IP
21 40 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
22 39 (11.40%) SDLC
23 38 (11.11%) Git (software)
24 37 (10.82%) AngularJS
25 36 (10.53%) PHP

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 21 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.22%) Apache
3 10 (2.92%) Drupal
4 9 (2.63%) SAS
5 8 (2.34%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.34%) IIS
6 7 (2.05%) Apache Pig
6 7 (2.05%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.05%) Confluence
6 7 (2.05%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.46%) JBoss
7 5 (1.46%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.46%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.17%) ColdFusion
8 4 (1.17%) nginx
8 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.09%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.17%) Documaker
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.26%) GitHub
4 14 (4.09%) OpenShift
5 9 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (2.34%) Office 365
7 4 (1.17%) IaaS
8 3 (0.88%) SaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.99%) TCP/IP
2 24 (7.02%) Firewall
3 18 (5.26%) DNS
4 16 (4.68%) LAN
4 16 (4.68%) VPN
4 16 (4.68%) WAN
5 11 (3.22%) SSL
6 10 (2.92%) BGP
7 7 (2.05%) DMZ
7 7 (2.05%) Kerberos
7 7 (2.05%) VLAN
8 6 (1.75%) HTTP
9 5 (1.46%) SNMP
10 4 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.17%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.17%) ICMP
10 4 (1.17%) IMAP
10 4 (1.17%) Internet
10 4 (1.17%) Telnet
10 4 (1.17%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (27.49%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.36%) NoSQL
2 32 (9.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (7.60%) Hadoop
6 25 (7.31%) Power BI
6 25 (7.31%) Relational Database
7 19 (5.56%) MySQL
8 17 (4.97%) Big Data
8 17 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.92%) Data Lake
12 9 (2.63%) Apache Hive
12 9 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (2.05%) Apache Zeppelin
13 7 (2.05%) HBase
13 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.06%) Visual Studio
3 27 (7.89%) Selenium
4 24 (7.02%) JIRA
5 13 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.80%) NUnit
6 10 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.34%) ReSharper
7 8 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (2.34%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 7 (2.05%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.05%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.75%) Maven
10 5 (1.46%) Ranorex
11 4 (1.17%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.88%) JMeter
13 2 (0.58%) GitLab
13 2 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 63 (18.42%) Finance
2 17 (4.97%) Retail
3 13 (3.80%) Games
3 13 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.22%) Marketing
5 9 (2.63%) Back Office
5 9 (2.63%) Electronics
5 9 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.46%) Banking
7 4 (1.17%) Advertising
8 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.58%) Automotive
8 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 155 (45.32%) Developer
2 55 (16.08%) Software Engineer
3 45 (13.16%) Software Developer
4 43 (12.57%) Java Developer
5 36 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 35 (10.23%) Analyst
7 30 (8.77%) Graduate
8 25 (7.31%) .NET Developer
9 21 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
10 19 (5.56%) Junior
11 18 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
12 17 (4.97%) Java Engineer
12 17 (4.97%) Java Software Developer
12 17 (4.97%) QA Engineer
12 17 (4.97%) SQL Developer
13 16 (4.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 16 (4.68%) Senior Developer
14 14 (4.09%) Test Engineer
15 13 (3.80%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (28.07%) .NET
2 90 (26.32%) HTML
3 78 (22.81%) CSS
4 54 (15.79%) Web Services
5 47 (13.74%) RESTful
6 37 (10.82%) AngularJS
7 34 (9.94%) ASP.NET
8 31 (9.06%) HTML5
8 31 (9.06%) Spring
9 25 (7.31%) jQuery
9 25 (7.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (7.31%) WCF
10 24 (7.02%) CSS3
10 24 (7.02%) REST
11 23 (6.73%) .NET Framework
12 17 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (4.68%) WPF
14 15 (4.39%) Django
14 15 (4.39%) Spring Boot
14 15 (4.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.45%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.31%) Algorithms
3 24 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.97%) Life Science
5 12 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.51%) Fintech
5 12 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (3.22%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.92%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.92%) User Experience
8 9 (2.63%) NHS
9 8 (2.34%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (1.17%) Blog
11 4 (1.17%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.17%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.62%) Windows
2 44 (12.87%) Linux
3 23 (6.73%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.51%) Unix
5 11 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.34%) Android
7 7 (2.05%) Solaris
7 7 (2.05%) VMS
7 7 (2.05%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.46%) CentOS
9 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.29%) Debian
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (33.04%) Software Engineering
3 59 (17.25%) OO
4 53 (15.50%) Test Automation
5 48 (14.04%) Mathematics
6 46 (13.45%) Scrum
7 39 (11.40%) SDLC
8 36 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 36 (10.53%) MVC
9 35 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (10.23%) TDD
10 34 (9.94%) High Availability
11 31 (9.06%) Unit Testing
12 30 (8.77%) Analytics
13 29 (8.48%) DevOps
14 26 (7.60%) Web Development
15 23 (6.73%) CRM
15 23 (6.73%) Microservices
15 23 (6.73%) Refactoring
16 21 (6.14%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 145 (42.40%) JavaScript
2 97 (28.36%) C#
3 76 (22.22%) Java
4 59 (17.25%) Python
5 44 (12.87%) T-SQL
6 36 (10.53%) PHP
7 24 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 23 (6.73%) C++
9 20 (5.85%) TypeScript
10 18 (5.26%) C
10 18 (5.26%) VB.NET
11 15 (4.39%) Scala
12 12 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.51%) Java 8
12 12 (3.51%) Ruby
13 9 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 5 (1.46%) VB
15 4 (1.17%) Kotlin
15 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (17.25%) Degree
2 18 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.58%) PhD
4 1 (0.29%) AAT
4 1 (0.29%) ACCA
4 1 (0.29%) CIMA
4 1 (0.29%) ISEB
4 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.29%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (14.62%) QA
2 5 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.88%) PSD2
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.48%) Docker
3 17 (4.97%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.34%) HDFS
5 7 (2.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (1.17%) Samba
6 4 (1.17%) VirtualBox
6 4 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.29%) Firmware
9 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 23 (6.73%) Ansible
2 19 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.51%) Puppet
3 12 (3.51%) Terraform
4 7 (2.05%) Ambari
4 7 (2.05%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (2.05%) Oozie
5 4 (1.17%) Nagios
5 4 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.17%) Rancher
5 4 (1.17%) Sysdig
5 4 (1.17%) vRealize
6 3 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.94%) Oracle
3 28 (8.19%) WorldPay
4 24 (7.02%) VMware
5 17 (4.97%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (4.68%) Veeam
7 12 (3.51%) SAP
8 7 (2.05%) Tableau
9 5 (1.46%) CA
9 5 (1.46%) Databricks
9 5 (1.46%) Google
9 5 (1.46%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.17%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.17%) Cisco
10 4 (1.17%) HP
10 4 (1.17%) IBM
10 4 (1.17%) New Relic
10 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.17%) Splunk