Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 18 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 365 370 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.14% 13.79% 18.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.30% 17.81% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 281 290 402
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,275
90th Percentile £60,000 £75,000 £62,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -4.71%

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 1,637 2,078 1,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 67.90% 77.45% 69.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,253 1,658 1,454
Cambridge median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.51%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,125 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%

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 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 164 (44.93%) JavaScript
2 134 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (33.15%) .NET
4 119 (32.60%) C#
5 113 (30.96%) SQL Server
5 113 (30.96%) Software Engineering
6 93 (25.48%) HTML
7 81 (22.19%) CSS
7 81 (22.19%) Finance
8 79 (21.64%) Python
9 77 (21.10%) Degree
10 75 (20.55%) Java
11 74 (20.27%) T-SQL
12 71 (19.45%) Mathematics
13 61 (16.71%) Microsoft
13 61 (16.71%) Linux
14 60 (16.44%) Web Services
15 57 (15.62%) RESTful
16 54 (14.79%) Windows
16 54 (14.79%) OO
16 54 (14.79%) Test Automation
17 52 (14.25%) Amazon AWS
18 50 (13.70%) GitHub
18 50 (13.70%) WorldPay
19 46 (12.60%) SDLC
20 43 (11.78%) Git (software)
20 43 (11.78%) .NET Framework
21 42 (11.51%) AngularJS
21 42 (11.51%) Visual Studio
21 42 (11.51%) Analytical Skills

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 16 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.29%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.01%) Confluence
3 11 (3.01%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.01%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.47%) Apache
5 7 (1.92%) SAS
6 6 (1.64%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.64%) IIS
7 5 (1.37%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.37%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.82%) Drupal
8 3 (0.82%) JBoss
9 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.55%) nginx
9 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (4.93%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (3.01%) Documaker
3 6 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 52 (14.25%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (13.70%) GitHub
3 41 (11.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (4.93%) OpenShift
5 11 (3.01%) IaaS
6 6 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.10%) SaaS
8 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.40%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.66%) HTTP
3 16 (4.38%) DNS
3 16 (4.38%) SSL
4 12 (3.29%) SNMP
5 11 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (3.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (3.01%) DHCP
5 11 (3.01%) FTP
5 11 (3.01%) HTTPS
5 11 (3.01%) ICMP
5 11 (3.01%) IMAP
5 11 (3.01%) IPsec
5 11 (3.01%) OpenVPN
5 11 (3.01%) POP3
5 11 (3.01%) SMTP
5 11 (3.01%) SSH
5 11 (3.01%) Telnet
5 11 (3.01%) WPA2
6 7 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (30.96%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (10.41%) NoSQL
4 32 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (7.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (6.58%) Power BI
7 23 (6.30%) Big Data
8 22 (6.03%) Hadoop
8 22 (6.03%) Oracle Database
9 18 (4.93%) MySQL
10 16 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (3.84%) MongoDB
11 14 (3.84%) Relational Database
12 13 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
13 10 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 42 (11.51%) Visual Studio
3 32 (8.77%) JIRA
4 29 (7.95%) Selenium
5 26 (7.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (5.48%) Jenkins
7 19 (5.21%) NUnit
8 18 (4.93%) ReSharper
9 17 (4.66%) Cucumber
10 16 (4.38%) TeamCity
11 11 (3.01%) Gerrit
12 10 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.19%) SpecFlow
14 7 (1.92%) JMeter
15 6 (1.64%) Gatling
15 6 (1.64%) JBehave
15 6 (1.64%) Maven
15 6 (1.64%) Ranorex
15 6 (1.64%) SoapUI
16 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (22.19%) Finance
2 19 (5.21%) Games
3 13 (3.56%) Marketing
4 12 (3.29%) Retail
5 10 (2.74%) Advertising
6 8 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.64%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.64%) Automotive
7 6 (1.64%) Banking
8 5 (1.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 157 (43.01%) Developer
2 67 (18.36%) Software Developer
3 62 (16.99%) Software Engineer
4 55 (15.07%) C# Developer
5 40 (10.96%) Analyst
6 38 (10.41%) .NET Developer
7 37 (10.14%) Java Developer
8 35 (9.59%) C# Software Developer
9 31 (8.49%) Consultant
10 29 (7.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 28 (7.67%) Administrator
11 28 (7.67%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (6.30%) C# Software Engineer
12 23 (6.30%) DBA
13 21 (5.75%) Graduate
14 19 (5.21%) Senior Developer
15 18 (4.93%) .NET Software Developer
15 18 (4.93%) Java Scala Developer
15 18 (4.93%) Scala Developer
16 16 (4.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (33.15%) .NET
2 93 (25.48%) HTML
3 81 (22.19%) CSS
4 60 (16.44%) Web Services
5 57 (15.62%) RESTful
6 43 (11.78%) .NET Framework
7 42 (11.51%) AngularJS
8 36 (9.86%) ASP.NET
9 32 (8.77%) Spring
10 30 (8.22%) WCF
11 28 (7.67%) WPF
12 27 (7.40%) jQuery
13 24 (6.58%) HTML5
14 20 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (5.48%) REST
15 18 (4.93%) Akka
15 18 (4.93%) SOAP
15 18 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (4.66%) CSS3
16 17 (4.66%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 30 (8.22%) Algorithms
4 16 (4.38%) Fintech
5 14 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.84%) Life Science
6 11 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.74%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.47%) NHS
8 9 (2.47%) Online Games
8 9 (2.47%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.47%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.19%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.92%) Replication
11 6 (1.64%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.71%) Linux
2 54 (14.79%) Windows
3 25 (6.85%) Unix
4 22 (6.03%) Android
5 21 (5.75%) Solaris
6 19 (5.21%) Windows Server
7 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.29%) CentOS
9 11 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.47%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.37%) VMS
11 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.27%) Debian
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (30.96%) Software Engineering
3 71 (19.45%) Mathematics
4 54 (14.79%) OO
4 54 (14.79%) Test Automation
5 46 (12.60%) SDLC
6 41 (11.23%) DevOps
6 41 (11.23%) MVC
6 41 (11.23%) Refactoring
7 40 (10.96%) TDD
8 37 (10.14%) Scrum
9 35 (9.59%) Unit Testing
10 33 (9.04%) Analytics
11 31 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (7.95%) Integration Testing
13 27 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (7.40%) E-Commerce
14 24 (6.58%) Microservices
15 23 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 164 (44.93%) JavaScript
2 119 (32.60%) C#
3 79 (21.64%) Python
4 75 (20.55%) Java
5 74 (20.27%) T-SQL
6 38 (10.41%) PHP
7 34 (9.32%) C++
8 22 (6.03%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.75%) TypeScript
10 19 (5.21%) Scala
11 17 (4.66%) C
12 16 (4.38%) Bash Shell
12 16 (4.38%) Ruby
13 14 (3.84%) VB.NET
14 11 (3.01%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.74%) Java 8
15 10 (2.74%) Perl
15 10 (2.74%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.10%) VB
16 4 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (21.10%) Degree
2 15 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.55%) AAT
3 2 (0.55%) ACCA
3 2 (0.55%) CIMA
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.41%) QA
2 19 (5.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 33 (9.04%) Docker
2 11 (3.01%) Samba
2 11 (3.01%) VirtualBox
2 11 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.64%) HDFS
6 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 26 (7.12%) Ansible
2 17 (4.66%) Puppet
3 11 (3.01%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.01%) Nagios
3 11 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.01%) Rancher
3 11 (3.01%) Sysdig
3 11 (3.01%) vRealize
4 10 (2.74%) Data Guard
4 10 (2.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 10 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (2.47%) Terraform
6 5 (1.37%) Ambari
6 5 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.37%) Oozie
7 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.70%) WorldPay
3 39 (10.68%) Oracle
4 14 (3.84%) Google
4 14 (3.84%) VMware
5 12 (3.29%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.01%) AppDynamics
6 11 (3.01%) BMC
6 11 (3.01%) Cisco
6 11 (3.01%) HP
6 11 (3.01%) IBM
6 11 (3.01%) Intel
6 11 (3.01%) New Relic
6 11 (3.01%) ServiceNow
6 11 (3.01%) Splunk
7 6 (1.64%) SAP
8 5 (1.37%) Samsung
9 4 (1.10%) Tableau
10 3 (0.82%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.82%) Xamarin