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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 16 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 380 387 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.27% 15.20% 19.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.30% 20.16% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 275 356 439
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £62,500 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,582 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.90% +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 2,197 1,920 1,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 70.96% 75.41% 64.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 1,560 1,495
Cambridge median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,738 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 187 (49.21%) JavaScript
2 136 (35.79%) .NET
2 136 (35.79%) SQL Server
3 125 (32.89%) C#
4 122 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (30.26%) Software Engineering
6 111 (29.21%) Python
7 106 (27.89%) HTML
8 104 (27.37%) Finance
9 98 (25.79%) Microsoft
10 93 (24.47%) Mathematics
11 89 (23.42%) Degree
12 86 (22.63%) Linux
13 84 (22.11%) T-SQL
14 79 (20.79%) CSS
15 69 (18.16%) Java
15 69 (18.16%) Computer Science
16 68 (17.89%) Windows
17 67 (17.63%) GitHub
18 60 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
18 60 (15.79%) OO
19 57 (15.00%) WorldPay
20 56 (14.74%) RESTful
21 55 (14.47%) .NET Framework
22 54 (14.21%) ASP.NET
22 54 (14.21%) Web Services
23 53 (13.95%) MVC
24 51 (13.42%) AngularJS
25 49 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
26 48 (12.63%) 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 (3.16%) Confluence
2 11 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.89%) OpenStack
2 11 (2.89%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.58%) SAS
6 4 (1.05%) Apache
6 4 (1.05%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.79%) CMS
7 3 (0.79%) nginx
7 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.53%) Drupal
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.26%) Jetty
9 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (6.58%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (2.63%) Documaker
3 6 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.05%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 67 (17.63%) GitHub
2 60 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (6.58%) OpenShift
5 10 (2.63%) IaaS
6 6 (1.58%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (1.58%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.58%) SaaS
7 5 (1.32%) Office 365
8 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.53%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.79%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.95%) HTTP
3 11 (2.89%) DNS
3 11 (2.89%) SNMP
3 11 (2.89%) SSL
4 10 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (2.63%) DHCP
4 10 (2.63%) FTP
4 10 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 10 (2.63%) ICMP
4 10 (2.63%) IMAP
4 10 (2.63%) IPsec
4 10 (2.63%) OpenVPN
4 10 (2.63%) POP3
4 10 (2.63%) SMTP
4 10 (2.63%) SSH
4 10 (2.63%) Telnet
4 10 (2.63%) WPA2
5 9 (2.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (35.79%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.11%) NoSQL
3 43 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (8.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (6.05%) Big Data
6 23 (6.05%) Oracle Database
7 21 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (4.47%) MongoDB
8 17 (4.47%) Power BI
9 13 (3.42%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.16%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.37%) Oracle Exadata
13 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 43 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 40 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 40 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 33 (8.68%) Jenkins
4 30 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 28 (7.37%) JIRA
6 25 (6.58%) NUnit
7 15 (3.95%) ReSharper
7 15 (3.95%) TeamCity
8 14 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.63%) Gerrit
10 9 (2.37%) Selenium
11 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.58%) JMeter
13 5 (1.32%) Gatling
13 5 (1.32%) JBehave
13 5 (1.32%) Maven
13 5 (1.32%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.05%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.05%) IntelliJ
General
1 104 (27.37%) Finance
2 31 (8.16%) Games
3 21 (5.53%) Marketing
4 15 (3.95%) Advertising
5 11 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.37%) Automotive
7 7 (1.84%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.05%) Banking
8 4 (1.05%) Law
9 3 (0.79%) Electronics
9 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 183 (48.16%) Developer
2 82 (21.58%) Software Developer
3 70 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 68 (17.89%) Software Engineer
5 50 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 47 (12.37%) .NET Developer
7 44 (11.58%) C# Software Developer
8 37 (9.74%) DBA
8 37 (9.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 34 (8.95%) Java Developer
10 32 (8.42%) C++ Software Engineer
11 31 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 31 (8.16%) C# Software Engineer
12 29 (7.63%) Administrator
13 28 (7.37%) Analyst
13 28 (7.37%) Consultant
13 28 (7.37%) Lead Developer
14 25 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
15 24 (6.32%) SQL DBA
16 22 (5.79%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (35.79%) .NET
2 106 (27.89%) HTML
3 79 (20.79%) CSS
4 56 (14.74%) RESTful
5 55 (14.47%) .NET Framework
6 54 (14.21%) ASP.NET
6 54 (14.21%) Web Services
7 51 (13.42%) AngularJS
8 35 (9.21%) WPF
9 33 (8.68%) jQuery
10 31 (8.16%) Spring
11 26 (6.84%) Akka
12 21 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (5.26%) WCF
14 16 (4.21%) HTML5
15 15 (3.95%) WinForms
16 14 (3.68%) REST
17 11 (2.89%) SOAP
17 11 (2.89%) YAML
18 10 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.16%) Computer Science
2 49 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.89%) Fintech
4 27 (7.11%) Algorithms
5 25 (6.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 25 (6.58%) Online Games
5 25 (6.58%) Private Cloud
6 22 (5.79%) Embedded Systems
6 22 (5.79%) Life Science
7 19 (5.00%) Replication
8 15 (3.95%) Clustering
9 13 (3.42%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.89%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.89%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (1.84%) User Experience
14 5 (1.32%) Internet of Things
14 5 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 86 (22.63%) Linux
2 68 (17.89%) Windows
3 47 (12.37%) Android
4 36 (9.47%) Apple iOS
5 23 (6.05%) Unix
6 21 (5.53%) Windows Server
7 20 (5.26%) Solaris
8 18 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.63%) CentOS
9 10 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (30.26%) Software Engineering
3 93 (24.47%) Mathematics
4 60 (15.79%) OO
5 53 (13.95%) MVC
6 46 (12.11%) Statistics
7 45 (11.84%) DevOps
8 44 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (11.05%) Refactoring
9 42 (11.05%) TDD
10 40 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 40 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 39 (10.26%) Analytics
12 37 (9.74%) SDLC
12 37 (9.74%) Test Automation
13 36 (9.47%) Web Development
14 35 (9.21%) Integration Testing
15 32 (8.42%) Data Science
15 32 (8.42%) E-Commerce
16 30 (7.89%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 187 (49.21%) JavaScript
2 125 (32.89%) C#
3 111 (29.21%) Python
4 84 (22.11%) T-SQL
5 69 (18.16%) Java
6 48 (12.63%) C++
7 32 (8.42%) PHP
8 31 (8.16%) C
9 29 (7.63%) Ruby
10 26 (6.84%) Scala
11 25 (6.58%) PowerShell
12 21 (5.53%) Embedded C
12 21 (5.53%) Embedded C++
13 17 (4.47%) Bash Shell
14 15 (3.95%) Perl
15 13 (3.42%) Shell Script
16 12 (3.16%) PL/SQL
16 12 (3.16%) VBA
17 8 (2.11%) TypeScript
18 6 (1.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (23.42%) Degree
2 22 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.53%) PhD
5 1 (0.26%) AAT
5 1 (0.26%) ACCA
5 1 (0.26%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.95%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.89%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.53%) GDPR
4 2 (0.53%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 41 (10.79%) Docker
2 10 (2.63%) Samba
2 10 (2.63%) VirtualBox
2 10 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (3.42%) Ansible
2 12 (3.16%) Data Guard
2 12 (3.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (3.16%) Puppet
3 11 (2.89%) Nagios
4 10 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.63%) Rancher
4 10 (2.63%) Sysdig
4 10 (2.63%) vRealize
5 9 (2.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.26%) Ambari
7 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.26%) Oozie
7 1 (0.26%) Terraform
7 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.00%) WorldPay
3 36 (9.47%) Oracle
4 19 (5.00%) Google
5 15 (3.95%) Facebook
6 11 (2.89%) VMware
7 10 (2.63%) AppDynamics
7 10 (2.63%) BMC
7 10 (2.63%) Cisco
7 10 (2.63%) HP
7 10 (2.63%) IBM
7 10 (2.63%) Intel
7 10 (2.63%) New Relic
7 10 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.63%) Splunk
8 9 (2.37%) Twitter
9 6 (1.58%) SAP
9 6 (1.58%) Tableau
10 5 (1.32%) RedGate