Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 19 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 373 339 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.24% 12.46% 19.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.94% 16.67% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 266 272 433
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,625 £26,750 £25,100
90th Percentile £60,625 £67,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -3.61%

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 1,969 2,033 1,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 69.90% 74.74% 66.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,414 1,606 1,488
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,125 £61,975
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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 173 (46.38%) JavaScript
2 131 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (32.44%) SQL Server
4 117 (31.37%) .NET
5 112 (30.03%) Software Engineering
6 109 (29.22%) C#
7 102 (27.35%) Python
8 96 (25.74%) Finance
9 91 (24.40%) HTML
10 90 (24.13%) Degree
11 82 (21.98%) Mathematics
11 82 (21.98%) Java
12 80 (21.45%) T-SQL
13 75 (20.11%) Linux
14 73 (19.57%) Microsoft
15 70 (18.77%) CSS
16 67 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
17 65 (17.43%) GitHub
17 65 (17.43%) Windows
18 63 (16.89%) Web Services
19 61 (16.35%) WorldPay
20 60 (16.09%) RESTful
21 57 (15.28%) OO
22 53 (14.21%) Computer Science
23 52 (13.94%) AngularJS
24 49 (13.14%) Test Automation
24 49 (13.14%) .NET Framework
25 48 (12.87%) NoSQL
25 48 (12.87%) DevOps
26 46 (12.33%) 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 15 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.49%) OpenStack
3 12 (3.22%) Confluence
3 12 (3.22%) WebLogic
3 12 (3.22%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.88%) Apache
4 7 (1.88%) SAS
5 6 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.80%) IIS
6 3 (0.80%) nginx
6 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.54%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.27%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.54%) SPSS
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 27 (7.24%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (3.22%) Documaker
3 7 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.80%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (17.43%) GitHub
3 36 (9.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (7.24%) OpenShift
5 12 (3.22%) IaaS
6 6 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.80%) SaaS
9 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.43%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.09%) HTTP
3 14 (3.75%) DNS
3 14 (3.75%) SSL
4 13 (3.49%) SNMP
5 12 (3.22%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (3.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (3.22%) DHCP
5 12 (3.22%) FTP
5 12 (3.22%) HTTPS
5 12 (3.22%) ICMP
5 12 (3.22%) IMAP
5 12 (3.22%) IPsec
5 12 (3.22%) OpenVPN
5 12 (3.22%) POP3
5 12 (3.22%) SMTP
5 12 (3.22%) SSH
5 12 (3.22%) Telnet
5 12 (3.22%) WPA2
6 9 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (32.44%) SQL Server
2 48 (12.87%) NoSQL
3 42 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (9.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 32 (8.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (7.51%) Big Data
7 26 (6.97%) Power BI
8 23 (6.17%) Oracle Database
9 18 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (4.56%) MongoDB
11 16 (4.29%) MySQL
12 14 (3.75%) Hadoop
12 14 (3.75%) Relational Database
13 12 (3.22%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
15 10 (2.68%) Oracle Exadata
16 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 38 (10.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 33 (8.85%) Visual Studio
4 31 (8.31%) Jenkins
4 31 (8.31%) JIRA
5 28 (7.51%) Cucumber
6 23 (6.17%) NUnit
7 22 (5.90%) Selenium
8 18 (4.83%) ReSharper
9 15 (4.02%) TeamCity
10 12 (3.22%) Gerrit
10 12 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.68%) Maven
12 7 (1.88%) JMeter
12 7 (1.88%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.61%) Gatling
13 6 (1.61%) JBehave
13 6 (1.61%) Ranorex
13 6 (1.61%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 96 (25.74%) Finance
2 27 (7.24%) Games
3 22 (5.90%) Marketing
4 14 (3.75%) Advertising
5 13 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.14%) Electronics
7 7 (1.88%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.88%) Automotive
8 4 (1.07%) Banking
8 4 (1.07%) Law
8 4 (1.07%) Retail
9 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 170 (45.58%) Developer
2 78 (20.91%) Software Developer
3 60 (16.09%) Software Engineer
4 57 (15.28%) C# Developer
5 43 (11.53%) Java Developer
6 40 (10.72%) Analyst
7 39 (10.46%) .NET Developer
8 38 (10.19%) Senior Developer
9 37 (9.92%) C# Software Developer
10 30 (8.04%) Consultant
10 30 (8.04%) DBA
10 30 (8.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 28 (7.51%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (7.24%) Administrator
12 27 (7.24%) Java Scala Developer
12 27 (7.24%) Scala Developer
13 25 (6.70%) C# Software Engineer
14 21 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
15 20 (5.36%) Lead Developer
15 20 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (31.37%) .NET
2 91 (24.40%) HTML
3 70 (18.77%) CSS
4 63 (16.89%) Web Services
5 60 (16.09%) RESTful
6 52 (13.94%) AngularJS
7 49 (13.14%) .NET Framework
8 39 (10.46%) Spring
9 34 (9.12%) ASP.NET
10 30 (8.04%) WPF
11 28 (7.51%) jQuery
12 27 (7.24%) Akka
13 21 (5.63%) WCF
14 19 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (5.09%) SOAP
15 16 (4.29%) REST
16 15 (4.02%) HTML5
17 13 (3.49%) YAML
18 12 (3.22%) Middleware
18 12 (3.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.21%) Computer Science
2 46 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.24%) Algorithms
3 27 (7.24%) Fintech
4 20 (5.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (5.36%) Online Games
4 20 (5.36%) Private Cloud
5 19 (5.09%) Life Science
6 15 (4.02%) Replication
7 13 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (3.22%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (3.22%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.68%) Clustering
10 8 (2.14%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.14%) Driving Licence
10 8 (2.14%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.88%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (20.11%) Linux
2 65 (17.43%) Windows
3 35 (9.38%) Android
4 24 (6.43%) Unix
5 23 (6.17%) Apple iOS
6 22 (5.90%) Solaris
7 21 (5.63%) Windows Server
8 18 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.22%) CentOS
9 12 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.54%) VMS
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (30.03%) Software Engineering
3 82 (21.98%) Mathematics
4 57 (15.28%) OO
5 49 (13.14%) Test Automation
6 48 (12.87%) DevOps
7 44 (11.80%) TDD
8 42 (11.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 42 (11.26%) SDLC
9 39 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (10.46%) Integration Testing
9 39 (10.46%) MVC
10 38 (10.19%) Unit Testing
11 36 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (9.38%) Refactoring
13 33 (8.85%) E-Commerce
13 33 (8.85%) Statistics
14 32 (8.58%) Analytics
15 28 (7.51%) Data Science
15 28 (7.51%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 173 (46.38%) JavaScript
2 109 (29.22%) C#
3 102 (27.35%) Python
4 82 (21.98%) Java
5 80 (21.45%) T-SQL
6 41 (10.99%) C++
7 35 (9.38%) PHP
8 27 (7.24%) Scala
9 24 (6.43%) Ruby
10 23 (6.17%) C
11 21 (5.63%) PowerShell
12 17 (4.56%) Bash Shell
12 17 (4.56%) TypeScript
13 13 (3.49%) Embedded C
13 13 (3.49%) Embedded C++
13 13 (3.49%) Perl
13 13 (3.49%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.68%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.68%) VBA
15 7 (1.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (24.13%) Degree
2 19 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.54%) AAT
3 2 (0.54%) ACCA
3 2 (0.54%) CIMA
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.04%) PCI DSS
2 25 (6.70%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) GDPR
3 2 (0.54%) PMO
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 45 (12.06%) Docker
2 12 (3.22%) Samba
2 12 (3.22%) VirtualBox
2 12 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.07%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.54%) Firmware
5 2 (0.54%) HDFS
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (6.17%) Ansible
2 15 (4.02%) Puppet
3 12 (3.22%) Nagios
3 12 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.22%) Rancher
3 12 (3.22%) Sysdig
3 12 (3.22%) vRealize
4 10 (2.68%) Data Guard
4 10 (2.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 10 (2.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (1.88%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.88%) Terraform
6 4 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.54%) Ambari
7 2 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 73 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 61 (16.35%) WorldPay
3 43 (11.53%) Oracle
4 13 (3.49%) VMware
5 12 (3.22%) AppDynamics
5 12 (3.22%) BMC
5 12 (3.22%) Cisco
5 12 (3.22%) Google
5 12 (3.22%) HP
5 12 (3.22%) IBM
5 12 (3.22%) Intel
5 12 (3.22%) New Relic
5 12 (3.22%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.22%) ServiceNow
5 12 (3.22%) Splunk
6 8 (2.14%) SAP
7 5 (1.34%) Facebook
7 5 (1.34%) RedGate
7 5 (1.34%) Samsung
7 5 (1.34%) Tableau