Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 397 407 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.97% 17.98% 20.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.25% 26.33% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 306 407 566
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,875 £27,955 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,625 £62,500 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 2302 1546 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 75.23% 68.29% 65.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 1328 1662
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.56% +9.15%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,820
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.51% +7.07%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 174 (43.83%) C#
2 169 (42.57%) Software Engineering
3 167 (42.07%) JavaScript
4 155 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (36.02%) .NET
6 142 (35.77%) Computer Science
7 130 (32.75%) Finance
8 126 (31.74%) Mathematics
8 126 (31.74%) Degree
9 106 (26.70%) Microsoft
10 100 (25.19%) Python
11 85 (21.41%) HTML
12 82 (20.65%) C++
13 80 (20.15%) Test Automation
14 75 (18.89%) SQL Server
15 73 (18.39%) OO
16 70 (17.63%) SDLC
17 65 (16.37%) Linux
17 65 (16.37%) Java
17 65 (16.37%) Statistics
18 62 (15.62%) ASP.NET
19 60 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
20 55 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
21 51 (12.85%) GitHub
22 50 (12.59%) Windows
23 48 (12.09%) Scrum
23 48 (12.09%) Physics
24 47 (11.84%) Oracle
25 45 (11.34%) CSS
25 45 (11.34%) Mentoring

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 11 (2.77%) Apache
2 9 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.02%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.26%) IIS
5 3 (0.76%) JBoss
5 3 (0.76%) Jetty
5 3 (0.76%) MediaWiki
5 3 (0.76%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.50%) Kentico
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.25%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) uWSGI
Applications
1 11 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.76%) Pipeline Pilot
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (2.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 55 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (12.85%) GitHub
3 26 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (4.03%) SaaS
5 6 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.50%) Serverless
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Office 365
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.53%) SAN
2 17 (4.28%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.27%) HTTP
4 12 (3.02%) Internet
5 7 (1.76%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.26%) Wireless
7 4 (1.01%) SMS
8 2 (0.50%) LAN
8 2 (0.50%) VPN
8 2 (0.50%) WAN
9 1 (0.25%) DHCP
9 1 (0.25%) DNS
9 1 (0.25%) Firewall
9 1 (0.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.07%) Big Data
3 33 (8.31%) Relational Database
4 24 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 17 (4.28%) Data Mining
6 13 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.27%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.27%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (2.02%) MySQL
11 6 (1.51%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.51%) Text Mining
12 4 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (11.08%) TeamCity
2 31 (7.81%) NUnit
3 28 (7.05%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.03%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.26%) JIRA
8 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.01%) JUnit
8 4 (1.01%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.76%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.76%) Buildbot
9 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.76%) FindBugs
9 3 (0.76%) Log4j
9 3 (0.76%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.76%) Mockito
9 3 (0.76%) SCons
9 3 (0.76%) Selenium
10 2 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 130 (32.75%) Finance
2 29 (7.30%) Marketing
3 25 (6.30%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.78%) Electronics
4 15 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.77%) Advertising
6 10 (2.52%) Retail
7 8 (2.02%) Games
8 4 (1.01%) Legal
9 3 (0.76%) Billing
10 2 (0.50%) Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 190 (47.86%) Developer
2 97 (24.43%) Software Engineer
3 81 (20.40%) Software Developer
4 77 (19.40%) C# Developer
5 49 (12.34%) .NET Developer
6 42 (10.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (9.82%) C++ Software Engineer
8 38 (9.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 36 (9.07%) C# Software Developer
10 34 (8.56%) Analyst
11 26 (6.55%) Support Engineer
12 23 (5.79%) Python Developer
12 23 (5.79%) Senior Developer
13 22 (5.54%) C# Software Engineer
14 20 (5.04%) Machine Learning Researcher
14 20 (5.04%) VB Software Engineer
15 19 (4.79%) Applications Engineer
15 19 (4.79%) Junior
16 18 (4.53%) VB Developer
16 18 (4.53%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (36.02%) .NET
2 85 (21.41%) HTML
3 62 (15.62%) ASP.NET
4 45 (11.34%) CSS
5 35 (8.82%) jQuery
6 30 (7.56%) WPF
7 29 (7.30%) Web Services
8 23 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (5.79%) REST
9 22 (5.54%) HTML5
10 21 (5.29%) XML
11 20 (5.04%) .NET Framework
12 19 (4.79%) WCF
13 16 (4.03%) AngularJS
14 14 (3.53%) JSON
14 14 (3.53%) MFC
15 13 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (2.77%) Django
16 11 (2.77%) J2SE
16 11 (2.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 142 (35.77%) Computer Science
2 60 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.81%) Algorithms
4 25 (6.30%) Life Science
5 19 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (4.53%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (3.78%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.27%) Fintech
8 9 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.02%) Clustering
10 6 (1.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (1.51%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.26%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.01%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.76%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.76%) LIMS
14 2 (0.50%) ASIC
14 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.37%) Linux
2 50 (12.59%) Windows
3 21 (5.29%) Unix
4 17 (4.28%) Android
5 12 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.27%) Solaris
7 8 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.01%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (42.57%) Software Engineering
2 155 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (31.74%) Mathematics
4 80 (20.15%) Test Automation
5 73 (18.39%) OO
6 70 (17.63%) SDLC
7 65 (16.37%) Statistics
8 48 (12.09%) Physics
8 48 (12.09%) Scrum
9 45 (11.34%) Mentoring
10 44 (11.08%) Analytics
10 44 (11.08%) TDD
11 43 (10.83%) MVC
12 38 (9.57%) Web Development
13 37 (9.32%) Machine Learning
14 35 (8.82%) Unit Testing
15 30 (7.56%) User Stories
16 27 (6.80%) Artificial Intelligence
16 27 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (6.30%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 174 (43.83%) C#
2 167 (42.07%) JavaScript
3 100 (25.19%) Python
4 82 (20.65%) C++
5 65 (16.37%) Java
6 35 (8.82%) Perl
7 32 (8.06%) C
8 26 (6.55%) F#
9 24 (6.05%) VB
10 23 (5.79%) Julia
10 23 (5.79%) MATLAB
10 23 (5.79%) R
10 23 (5.79%) VB6
11 18 (4.53%) Embedded C
11 18 (4.53%) Embedded C++
11 18 (4.53%) T-SQL
12 17 (4.28%) PHP
12 17 (4.28%) Ruby
13 15 (3.78%) Objective-C
14 14 (3.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 126 (31.74%) Degree
2 42 (10.58%) PhD
3 41 (10.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.53%) MCP
6 9 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.76%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.25%) MCSA
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.50%) Docker
1 2 (0.50%) KVM
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.51%) Ansible
3 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.76%) Puppet
4 2 (0.50%) Terraform
5 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.25%) Mesos
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.25%) Packer
Vendors
1 106 (26.70%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.84%) Oracle
3 15 (3.78%) SAP
3 15 (3.78%) Tableau
4 8 (2.02%) Sun
4 8 (2.02%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.76%) Google
6 5 (1.26%) Adobe
7 4 (1.01%) Samsung
7 4 (1.01%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.76%) Facebook
8 3 (0.76%) Twitter
9 2 (0.50%) Citrix
9 2 (0.50%) Sage
9 2 (0.50%) VMware
10 1 (0.25%) Intel
10 1 (0.25%) Perforce
10 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.25%) WorldPay