Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 18 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL 365 384 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.80% 12.24% 18.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.74% 16.36% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 302 301 442
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,025 £29,000 £27,955
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%

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 1,418 2,347 1,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 69.14% 74.84% 71.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 1,812 1,369
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 150 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (38.90%) Software Engineering
3 140 (38.36%) JavaScript
4 112 (30.68%) C#
4 112 (30.68%) .NET
5 101 (27.67%) SQL Server
6 94 (25.75%) HTML
7 85 (23.29%) Microsoft
8 81 (22.19%) Java
9 79 (21.64%) Finance
10 77 (21.10%) CSS
11 65 (17.81%) Python
11 65 (17.81%) Degree
12 62 (16.99%) Computer Science
13 58 (15.89%) Windows
14 57 (15.62%) Scrum
15 56 (15.34%) OO
16 52 (14.25%) Test Automation
17 46 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
18 45 (12.33%) ASP.NET
18 45 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
19 44 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
20 43 (11.78%) Visual Studio
20 43 (11.78%) PHP
21 42 (11.51%) Web Services
21 42 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
22 41 (11.23%) QA
22 41 (11.23%) MVC
23 40 (10.96%) TCP/IP
23 40 (10.96%) Mathematics

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 (4.11%) Drupal
2 14 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.01%) Apache
4 10 (2.74%) Confluence
4 10 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.19%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.19%) JBoss
5 8 (2.19%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.19%) SAS
6 6 (1.64%) IIS
7 5 (1.37%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.37%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.37%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.10%) ColdFusion
8 4 (1.10%) nginx
9 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.55%) Jetty
10 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.84%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.82%) CiviCRM
5 3 (0.82%) Raiser's Edge
5 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.56%) OpenShift
4 12 (3.29%) Office 365
5 9 (2.47%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (2.47%) SaaS
6 6 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.37%) GitHub
8 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) Loggly
9 1 (0.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 28 (7.67%) Firewall
3 22 (6.03%) LAN
3 22 (6.03%) WAN
4 21 (5.75%) VPN
5 16 (4.38%) DNS
6 13 (3.56%) BGP
7 7 (1.92%) DMZ
7 7 (1.92%) VLAN
8 5 (1.37%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.37%) SSL
9 3 (0.82%) Internet
10 2 (0.55%) Intranet
11 1 (0.27%) DHCP
11 1 (0.27%) Skype
11 1 (0.27%) SNMP
11 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (27.67%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.59%) Relational Database
2 35 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (8.22%) NoSQL
5 28 (7.67%) MySQL
6 27 (7.40%) Power BI
7 24 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (6.58%) Hadoop
8 17 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (4.11%) Big Data
10 15 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (3.29%) MongoDB
13 11 (3.01%) Couchbase
14 10 (2.74%) Data Lake
14 10 (2.74%) QlikView
15 8 (2.19%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 43 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 35 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 35 (9.59%) JIRA
3 18 (4.93%) Jenkins
4 15 (4.11%) NUnit
4 15 (4.11%) Selenium
5 9 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.92%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 6 (1.64%) Maven
8 5 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.37%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.10%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.82%) Gradle
10 3 (0.82%) JUnit
10 3 (0.82%) Subversion
11 2 (0.55%) GitLab
11 2 (0.55%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.55%) Mockito
11 2 (0.55%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.27%) TestLink
General
1 79 (21.64%) Finance
2 25 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.03%) Retail
4 16 (4.38%) Banking
4 16 (4.38%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.38%) Marketing
5 14 (3.84%) Back Office
6 11 (3.01%) Games
7 10 (2.74%) Electronics
8 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.55%) Automotive
9 2 (0.55%) Billing
9 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 181 (49.59%) Developer
2 50 (13.70%) C# Developer
3 49 (13.42%) Software Engineer
4 42 (11.51%) Software Developer
5 39 (10.68%) .NET Developer
6 30 (8.22%) Java Developer
7 28 (7.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (6.03%) Analyst
9 21 (5.75%) Graduate
9 21 (5.75%) Java Engineer
10 20 (5.48%) C# Software Developer
11 18 (4.93%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (4.93%) PHP Developer
11 18 (4.93%) SQL Developer
12 17 (4.66%) Senior Developer
13 15 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
13 15 (4.11%) Graduate Developer
13 15 (4.11%) IT Manager
14 14 (3.84%) Junior
14 14 (3.84%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (30.68%) .NET
2 94 (25.75%) HTML
3 77 (21.10%) CSS
4 45 (12.33%) ASP.NET
5 42 (11.51%) Web Services
6 39 (10.68%) RESTful
7 35 (9.59%) HTML5
8 34 (9.32%) WCF
9 32 (8.77%) AngularJS
10 31 (8.49%) Spring
10 31 (8.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 30 (8.22%) CSS3
12 27 (7.40%) React
12 27 (7.40%) WPF
13 22 (6.03%) REST
14 20 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (5.21%) jQuery
15 19 (5.21%) Spring Boot
16 18 (4.93%) WinForms
17 17 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.58%) Algorithms
3 21 (5.75%) Life Science
4 14 (3.84%) Fintech
5 13 (3.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (3.01%) Blog
6 11 (3.01%) User Experience
7 8 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.92%) Animation
8 7 (1.92%) Photography
9 5 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.10%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.82%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.89%) Windows
2 39 (10.68%) Linux
3 25 (6.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.92%) Android
4 7 (1.92%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.37%) Unix
5 5 (1.37%) VMS
6 1 (0.27%) CentOS
6 1 (0.27%) Debian
6 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (38.90%) Software Engineering
3 62 (16.99%) Computer Science
4 57 (15.62%) Scrum
5 56 (15.34%) OO
6 52 (14.25%) Test Automation
7 45 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (11.23%) MVC
10 40 (10.96%) Mathematics
11 39 (10.68%) TDD
12 38 (10.41%) E-Commerce
13 37 (10.14%) Analytics
14 36 (9.86%) Mentoring
14 36 (9.86%) Technical Debt
15 35 (9.59%) High Availability
16 33 (9.04%) CRM
17 32 (8.77%) Project Management
18 30 (8.22%) Unit Testing
19 29 (7.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 140 (38.36%) JavaScript
2 112 (30.68%) C#
3 81 (22.19%) Java
4 65 (17.81%) Python
5 43 (11.78%) PHP
6 37 (10.14%) T-SQL
7 26 (7.12%) PowerShell
8 16 (4.38%) C++
9 14 (3.84%) Scala
10 13 (3.56%) C
10 13 (3.56%) TypeScript
10 13 (3.56%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.74%) Java 8
12 9 (2.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 9 (2.47%) Ruby
13 7 (1.92%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.37%) Kotlin
15 4 (1.10%) R
16 3 (0.82%) ES6
16 3 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (17.81%) Degree
2 29 (7.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.64%) PhD
4 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.27%) CISSP
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.23%) QA
2 10 (2.74%) PSD2
3 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (10.68%) Docker
2 37 (10.14%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.64%) HDFS
5 5 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (8.77%) Kubernetes
2 22 (6.03%) Ansible
3 14 (3.84%) Terraform
4 6 (1.64%) Puppet
5 5 (1.37%) Ambari
5 5 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.37%) Oozie
6 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 85 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.95%) Oracle
3 27 (7.40%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (7.12%) WorldPay
5 24 (6.58%) VMware
6 22 (6.03%) SAP
7 21 (5.75%) Veeam
8 10 (2.74%) Tableau
9 9 (2.47%) Google
10 6 (1.64%) SonicWALL
11 5 (1.37%) CA
11 5 (1.37%) Databricks
11 5 (1.37%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.10%) Samsung
13 3 (0.82%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.82%) Zend
14 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
15 1 (0.27%) Meru Networks
15 1 (0.27%) New Relic
15 1 (0.27%) SaltStack