Period
to 5 December 2019

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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 11 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL 213 345 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 14.58% 16.70% 12.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.95% 24.21% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 158 299 308
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,125 £29,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £76,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 928 1,425 2,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 63.52% 68.97% 75.17%
Number of salaries quoted 563 1,164 1,896
Cambridge median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 92 (43.19%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (35.68%) Java
3 63 (29.58%) Linux
4 60 (28.17%) C#
5 54 (25.35%) DevOps
6 52 (24.41%) Test Automation
7 50 (23.47%) Python
7 50 (23.47%) Degree
8 49 (23.00%) AWS
9 48 (22.54%) RESTful
9 48 (22.54%) Selenium
9 48 (22.54%) Software Engineering
10 47 (22.07%) JIRA
10 47 (22.07%) JavaScript
11 46 (21.60%) .NET
12 45 (21.13%) Microservices
13 43 (20.19%) Docker
13 43 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (19.72%) Computer Science
15 41 (19.25%) Kubernetes
16 38 (17.84%) Kafka
16 38 (17.84%) Windows
17 33 (15.49%) Apache Cassandra
18 32 (15.02%) Microsoft
19 31 (14.55%) Visual Studio
19 31 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
20 30 (14.08%) Coaching
20 30 (14.08%) NoSQL
20 30 (14.08%) C++
21 29 (13.62%) Cucumber

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 15 (7.04%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.41%) Confluence
4 2 (0.94%) CMS
4 2 (0.94%) JBoss
4 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.94%) WildFly
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (11.27%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.94%) Magento
3 2 (0.94%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 49 (23.00%) AWS
2 22 (10.33%) GCP
3 20 (9.39%) Amazon ECS
3 20 (9.39%) Azure
3 20 (9.39%) IBM Cloud
4 19 (8.92%) Office 365
5 12 (5.63%) Power Platform
6 7 (3.29%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.82%) GitHub
8 4 (1.88%) SaaS
9 3 (1.41%) AtomSphere
9 3 (1.41%) Boomi
9 3 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.41%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.94%) Serverless
11 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.47%) Google Sheets
11 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.51%) SSL
2 13 (6.10%) Firewall
3 4 (1.88%) DNS
3 4 (1.88%) LAN
4 3 (1.41%) WAN
5 2 (0.94%) 802.11
5 2 (0.94%) BGP
5 2 (0.94%) OSPF
5 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.94%) VPN
5 2 (0.94%) VRRP
5 2 (0.94%) Wireless
6 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.49%) Apache Cassandra
2 30 (14.08%) NoSQL
3 26 (12.21%) MySQL
4 22 (10.33%) SQL Server
5 18 (8.45%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.63%) Power BI
7 10 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.82%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.82%) MS Access
9 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.94%) Spatial Data
10 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2017
10 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.47%) Big Data
11 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 48 (22.54%) Selenium
2 47 (22.07%) JIRA
3 31 (14.55%) Visual Studio
4 29 (13.62%) Cucumber
5 19 (8.92%) Jenkins
6 16 (7.51%) Gradle
7 14 (6.57%) SoapUI
8 13 (6.10%) Git (software)
8 13 (6.10%) JMeter
8 13 (6.10%) JUnit
8 13 (6.10%) TestNG
9 10 (4.69%) JBehave
9 10 (4.69%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.82%) WiX
11 4 (1.88%) GitLab
12 3 (1.41%) Maven
12 3 (1.41%) Subversion
13 2 (0.94%) Hudson
13 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 9 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.82%) Marketing
3 4 (1.88%) Automotive
4 2 (0.94%) Banking
4 2 (0.94%) Finance
4 2 (0.94%) Housing Association
4 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.47%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (38.50%) Developer
2 26 (12.21%) Analyst
2 26 (12.21%) Software Engineer
3 25 (11.74%) Java Developer
4 20 (9.39%) C# Developer
5 18 (8.45%) Senior Developer
5 18 (8.45%) Software Developer
6 17 (7.98%) Java Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.63%) Test Leader
8 11 (5.16%) Infrastructure Support
8 11 (5.16%) QA Engineer
8 11 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (5.16%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.69%) Administrator
9 10 (4.69%) Automation Test Lead
9 10 (4.69%) Test Engineer
10 9 (4.23%) QA Leader
10 9 (4.23%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.54%) RESTful
2 46 (21.60%) .NET
3 38 (17.84%) Kafka
4 22 (10.33%) Spring
5 21 (9.86%) JSON
6 19 (8.92%) Web Services
7 18 (8.45%) Spring Boot
8 17 (7.98%) Java EE
9 16 (7.51%) CSS
9 16 (7.51%) HTML
10 14 (6.57%) WPF
11 13 (6.10%) jOOQ
12 12 (5.63%) AngularJS
12 12 (5.63%) REST
13 11 (5.16%) WCF
14 8 (3.76%) React
15 7 (3.29%) Qt
16 6 (2.82%) Node.js
16 6 (2.82%) OpenGL
16 6 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.45%) Renewable Energy
3 11 (5.16%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.76%) User Experience
5 6 (2.82%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.88%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.88%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.41%) Animation
8 3 (1.41%) Life Science
8 3 (1.41%) Photography
9 2 (0.94%) Smart City
10 1 (0.47%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.47%) Handset
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) PKI
10 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.58%) Linux
2 38 (17.84%) Windows
3 6 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.35%) Unix
5 4 (1.88%) Android
6 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (43.19%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.35%) DevOps
3 52 (24.41%) Test Automation
4 48 (22.54%) Software Engineering
5 45 (21.13%) Microservices
6 43 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (19.72%) Computer Science
8 31 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 30 (14.08%) Coaching
10 29 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (12.68%) Functional Testing
11 27 (12.68%) Multithreading
11 27 (12.68%) OO
11 27 (12.68%) Scrum
11 27 (12.68%) User Stories
12 26 (12.21%) Mentoring
13 25 (11.74%) BDD
13 25 (11.74%) TDD
14 20 (9.39%) Analytics
15 18 (8.45%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.68%) Java
2 60 (28.17%) C#
3 50 (23.47%) Python
4 47 (22.07%) JavaScript
5 30 (14.08%) C++
6 13 (6.10%) Groovy
7 12 (5.63%) PHP
8 9 (4.23%) C
9 7 (3.29%) VB
10 6 (2.82%) VBA
10 6 (2.82%) VC++
11 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.41%) R
11 3 (1.41%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.94%) ES6
12 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (23.47%) Degree
2 17 (7.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.16%) VCP4
3 11 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.35%) PhD
5 4 (1.88%) CCNA
5 4 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.94%) CCNP
6 2 (0.94%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.94%) MCSE
6 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.80%) QA
2 5 (2.35%) GDPR
3 3 (1.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (20.19%) Docker
2 14 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.94%) Firmware
4 2 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (19.25%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.27%) WorldPay
3 20 (9.39%) IBM
4 17 (7.98%) Oracle
5 16 (7.51%) VMware
6 11 (5.16%) Veeam
7 5 (2.35%) Tableau
8 4 (1.88%) Cisco
9 3 (1.41%) Dell
9 3 (1.41%) Informatica
9 3 (1.41%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.94%) Aruba
10 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.94%) Citrix
10 2 (0.94%) FIS
10 2 (0.94%) Freshdesk
10 2 (0.94%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.94%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.47%) Klocwork
11 1 (0.47%) YouTube