Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 13 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 387 414 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.32% 18.67% 19.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.45% 26.24% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 303 440 508
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £29,050 £27,955 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

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 2,352 1,578 1,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 74.86% 71.15% 64.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,820 1,377 1,648
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,263
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL.

1 184 (47.55%) JavaScript
2 175 (45.22%) C#
3 161 (41.60%) Software Engineering
4 143 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (36.69%) .NET
6 138 (35.66%) Computer Science
7 125 (32.30%) Mathematics
8 116 (29.97%) Degree
9 111 (28.68%) Python
10 110 (28.42%) HTML
10 110 (28.42%) Finance
11 101 (26.10%) Microsoft
12 87 (22.48%) SQL Server
13 81 (20.93%) Linux
14 80 (20.67%) C++
15 78 (20.16%) OO
16 71 (18.35%) CSS
17 70 (18.09%) ASP.NET
18 65 (16.80%) Test Automation
19 60 (15.50%) SDLC
20 59 (15.25%) Statistics
21 58 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
22 57 (14.73%) Java
23 56 (14.47%) Web Development
24 54 (13.95%) MVC
25 47 (12.14%) Windows
25 47 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
26 46 (11.89%) GitHub
27 45 (11.63%) Physics
27 45 (11.63%) C

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 12 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.33%) Apache
3 8 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.81%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.03%) IIS
6 3 (0.78%) CMS
6 3 (0.78%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.52%) Confluence
7 2 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.26%) uWSGI
Applications
1 14 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.26%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (11.89%) GitHub
3 33 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.65%) SaaS
5 6 (1.55%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.55%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.29%) Office 365
7 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) IaaS
9 1 (0.26%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.36%) HTTP
2 13 (3.36%) Internet
3 7 (1.81%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.81%) SAN
4 6 (1.55%) Wireless
5 3 (0.78%) SMS
5 3 (0.78%) VPN
6 2 (0.52%) Firewall
7 1 (0.26%) DHCP
7 1 (0.26%) DNS
7 1 (0.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (22.48%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.30%) Big Data
3 33 (8.53%) NoSQL
4 26 (6.72%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.36%) Data Mining
8 11 (2.84%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.07%) Text Mining
11 7 (1.81%) MySQL
12 6 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.55%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.55%) MS Access
12 6 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 36 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.75%) TeamCity
3 28 (7.24%) NUnit
4 19 (4.91%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.58%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.07%) JIRA
8 6 (1.55%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (1.03%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.78%) Selenium
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.78%) Toad
12 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.52%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.52%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.52%) Subversion
12 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 110 (28.42%) Finance
2 15 (3.88%) Advertising
2 15 (3.88%) Marketing
3 14 (3.62%) Games
4 10 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.29%) Electronics
5 5 (1.29%) Retail
5 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.03%) Legal
7 3 (0.78%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 203 (52.45%) Developer
2 101 (26.10%) Software Engineer
3 89 (23.00%) Software Developer
4 84 (21.71%) C# Developer
5 54 (13.95%) .NET Developer
6 45 (11.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 43 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 43 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 42 (10.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (8.53%) Senior Developer
10 28 (7.24%) C# Software Engineer
10 28 (7.24%) Python Developer
11 24 (6.20%) Analyst
12 22 (5.68%) C Software Engineer
12 22 (5.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 21 (5.43%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 21 (5.43%) Embedded C Engineer
13 21 (5.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 21 (5.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 21 (5.43%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (36.69%) .NET
2 110 (28.42%) HTML
3 71 (18.35%) CSS
4 70 (18.09%) ASP.NET
5 44 (11.37%) jQuery
6 41 (10.59%) Web Services
7 36 (9.30%) .NET Framework
8 32 (8.27%) WPF
9 30 (7.75%) HTML5
10 29 (7.49%) REST
11 25 (6.46%) AngularJS
12 23 (5.94%) RESTful
13 20 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (5.17%) WCF
14 19 (4.91%) LINQ
15 14 (3.62%) JSON
15 14 (3.62%) XML
16 13 (3.36%) Django
17 11 (2.84%) Spring
18 10 (2.58%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 138 (35.66%) Computer Science
2 58 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.75%) Life Science
4 27 (6.98%) Algorithms
4 27 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (4.13%) Fintech
5 16 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.84%) Clustering
7 8 (2.07%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.81%) Online Games
9 6 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.55%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.29%) Reinsurance
10 5 (1.29%) Replication
10 5 (1.29%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.03%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (20.93%) Linux
2 47 (12.14%) Windows
3 29 (7.49%) Android
4 23 (5.94%) Apple iOS
5 20 (5.17%) Unix
6 8 (2.07%) Solaris
7 7 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (41.60%) Software Engineering
2 143 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (32.30%) Mathematics
4 78 (20.16%) OO
5 65 (16.80%) Test Automation
6 60 (15.50%) SDLC
7 59 (15.25%) Statistics
8 56 (14.47%) Web Development
9 54 (13.95%) MVC
10 45 (11.63%) Physics
11 43 (11.11%) Analytics
12 42 (10.85%) Scrum
12 42 (10.85%) TDD
13 37 (9.56%) Unit Testing
14 32 (8.27%) Mentoring
15 31 (8.01%) Linux Kernel Development
16 28 (7.24%) User Stories
17 26 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (6.46%) Refactoring
19 24 (6.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 184 (47.55%) JavaScript
2 175 (45.22%) C#
3 111 (28.68%) Python
4 80 (20.67%) C++
5 57 (14.73%) Java
6 45 (11.63%) C
7 36 (9.30%) T-SQL
8 33 (8.53%) Perl
9 26 (6.72%) Embedded C
9 26 (6.72%) Embedded C++
10 25 (6.46%) Ruby
11 19 (4.91%) F#
12 18 (4.65%) VB
12 18 (4.65%) VB6
13 15 (3.88%) Bash Shell
14 14 (3.62%) R
15 13 (3.36%) Julia
15 13 (3.36%) MATLAB
15 13 (3.36%) PHP
16 12 (3.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 116 (29.97%) Degree
2 36 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (7.75%) PhD
4 7 (1.81%) MCP
4 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) QA
2 7 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.07%) Docker
2 2 (0.52%) KVM
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.03%) Ansible
2 4 (1.03%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.78%) Puppet
4 2 (0.52%) Terraform
5 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.26%) Mesos
5 1 (0.26%) Nagios
5 1 (0.26%) Packer
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (26.10%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.82%) Oracle
3 15 (3.88%) Google
4 13 (3.36%) Facebook
5 12 (3.10%) Tableau
6 11 (2.84%) Twitter
7 9 (2.33%) WorldPay
8 8 (2.07%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.81%) Adobe
9 7 (1.81%) Sun
10 5 (1.29%) SAP
11 4 (1.03%) Samsung
11 4 (1.03%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.78%) Sage
13 2 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.52%) VMware
14 1 (0.26%) Intel
14 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
14 1 (0.26%) Sitecore