Period
to 19 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 543 808 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.43% 21.36% 21.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.48% 33.81% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 467 744 831
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2652 2390 2453
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 70.48% 63.19% 57.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2169 2099 2176
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Cambridgeshire

SQL
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 341 £40,000 - 30
Peterborough -5 104 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Huntingdon -15 11 £22,750 -45.18% 1
Ely -5 10 £47,500 +5.56%
St Neots -3 1 £49,500 +32.00%
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 191 (35.17%) .NET
2 184 (33.89%) C#
3 178 (32.78%) Microsoft
4 173 (31.86%) JavaScript
4 173 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (29.28%) SQL Server
6 150 (27.62%) Software Engineering
7 135 (24.86%) Degree
8 126 (23.20%) Finance
9 106 (19.52%) OO
10 105 (19.34%) Computer Science
11 100 (18.42%) HTML
12 99 (18.23%) Windows
13 97 (17.86%) Java
13 97 (17.86%) ASP.NET
14 94 (17.31%) Mathematics
15 87 (16.02%) Oracle
16 81 (14.92%) TDD
17 78 (14.36%) CSS
18 74 (13.63%) Linux
19 71 (13.08%) MVC
20 67 (12.34%) Python
20 67 (12.34%) Test Automation
21 64 (11.79%) HTML5
22 61 (11.23%) Git (software)
23 58 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
23 58 (10.68%) jQuery
24 57 (10.50%) C++
25 56 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
26 54 (9.94%) SDLC

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 25 (4.60%) Apache
2 24 (4.42%) IIS
3 19 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.21%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.03%) Kentico
7 6 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.55%) JBoss
9 3 (0.55%) Jetty
9 3 (0.55%) MediaWiki
9 3 (0.55%) nginx
10 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.37%) SAS
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.55%) Pipeline Pilot
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (4.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.84%) iTrent
4 7 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.10%) SAP R/3
6 5 (0.92%) assyst
7 4 (0.74%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.37%) BPCS
8 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.37%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.37%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.18%) Lawson
9 1 (0.18%) Movex
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.18%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (8.29%) GitHub
3 31 (5.71%) SaaS
4 7 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.29%) Office 365
5 6 (1.10%) IaaS
6 5 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Route 53
8 1 (0.18%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.68%) DNS
1 20 (3.68%) HTTP
2 17 (3.13%) SAN
3 13 (2.39%) DHCP
4 11 (2.03%) LAN
4 11 (2.03%) WAN
5 9 (1.66%) Internet
5 9 (1.66%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.92%) Firewall
7 4 (0.74%) LDAP
8 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.55%) SMS
9 2 (0.37%) SSL
9 2 (0.37%) VLAN
9 2 (0.37%) VPN
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.18%) Network Security
10 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (29.28%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.50%) Oracle Database
5 19 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (3.13%) Big Data
7 16 (2.95%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.58%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (2.39%) MySQL
9 13 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.21%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.21%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (2.03%) Oracle ODI
11 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.84%) Data Mining
12 10 (1.84%) VLDB
13 9 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (11.23%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (6.45%) TeamCity
3 35 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 29 (5.34%) NUnit
5 25 (4.60%) JIRA
6 11 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (1.66%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.10%) Mockito
8 6 (1.10%) Moq
8 6 (1.10%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.10%) Subversion
9 5 (0.92%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.74%) JUnit
11 3 (0.55%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.55%) Log4j
11 3 (0.55%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.55%) PROIV
11 3 (0.55%) RSpec
11 3 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 126 (23.20%) Finance
2 47 (8.66%) Marketing
3 46 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 28 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.97%) Electronics
6 23 (4.24%) Banking
7 11 (2.03%) Retail
8 10 (1.84%) Advertising
9 9 (1.66%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Billing
11 2 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 215 (39.59%) Developer
2 76 (14.00%) Software Engineer
3 66 (12.15%) C# Developer
4 60 (11.05%) Analyst
5 55 (10.13%) .NET Developer
6 41 (7.55%) Support Engineer
7 40 (7.37%) Software Developer
8 38 (7.00%) Applications Support
8 38 (7.00%) DBA
9 37 (6.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (6.08%) C# Software Engineer
11 31 (5.71%) Senior Developer
12 30 (5.52%) Java Developer
12 30 (5.52%) Support Analyst
13 28 (5.16%) Web Developer
14 27 (4.97%) Graduate
14 27 (4.97%) Graduate Developer
15 26 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
15 26 (4.79%) SQL DBA
16 24 (4.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (35.17%) .NET
2 100 (18.42%) HTML
3 97 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 78 (14.36%) CSS
5 64 (11.79%) HTML5
6 58 (10.68%) jQuery
7 39 (7.18%) Web Services
8 38 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (6.45%) XML
10 34 (6.26%) REST
11 33 (6.08%) WCF
12 30 (5.52%) AngularJS
13 28 (5.16%) Ajax
14 26 (4.79%) CSS3
15 22 (4.05%) JSON
16 21 (3.87%) .NET Framework
17 20 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 19 (3.50%) RESTful
19 17 (3.13%) MFC
20 15 (2.76%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 105 (19.34%) Computer Science
2 56 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.24%) Algorithms
4 23 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (2.58%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.84%) User Experience
7 8 (1.47%) iPad
8 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.10%) Kindle
9 6 (1.10%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.92%) Clustering
10 5 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (0.92%) Life Science
11 4 (0.74%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.55%) BBC
12 3 (0.55%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.55%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.55%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 99 (18.23%) Windows
2 74 (13.63%) Linux
3 34 (6.26%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.68%) Android
6 17 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.58%) Unix
7 14 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.84%) Solaris
9 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.29%) Windows 10
11 7 (1.29%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.92%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 3 (0.55%) AIX
13 3 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (27.62%) Software Engineering
3 106 (19.52%) OO
4 94 (17.31%) Mathematics
5 81 (14.92%) TDD
6 71 (13.08%) MVC
7 67 (12.34%) Test Automation
8 58 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (9.94%) SDLC
10 46 (8.47%) Statistics
11 45 (8.29%) Mentoring
12 40 (7.37%) Machine Learning
13 39 (7.18%) Scrum
14 35 (6.45%) Unit Testing
15 34 (6.26%) ERP
16 33 (6.08%) Digital Marketing
17 32 (5.89%) Web Development
18 31 (5.71%) ETL
19 30 (5.52%) Physics
20 29 (5.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 184 (33.89%) C#
2 173 (31.86%) JavaScript
3 97 (17.86%) Java
4 67 (12.34%) Python
5 57 (10.50%) C++
6 52 (9.58%) T-SQL
7 46 (8.47%) PHP
8 28 (5.16%) R
9 25 (4.60%) Julia
9 25 (4.60%) MATLAB
9 25 (4.60%) Perl
10 24 (4.42%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 18 (3.31%) F#
13 16 (2.95%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.95%) VB
14 12 (2.21%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.21%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.21%) VB6
15 8 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 135 (24.86%) Degree
2 41 (7.55%) PhD
3 37 (6.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.95%) MCP
6 14 (2.58%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (1.66%) MCSE
8 7 (1.29%) MCSA
9 4 (0.74%) ISEB
9 4 (0.74%) LPIC
9 4 (0.74%) RHCE
10 3 (0.55%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.55%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.37%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.18%) CEH
12 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.13%) QA
2 6 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) GxP
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.55%) Docker
5 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.84%) Data Guard
3 5 (0.92%) Puppet
4 4 (0.74%) Ansible
5 1 (0.18%) Nessus
5 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 178 (32.78%) Microsoft
2 87 (16.02%) Oracle
3 39 (7.18%) SAP
4 30 (5.52%) VMware
5 15 (2.76%) Tableau
6 12 (2.21%) Citrix
6 12 (2.21%) Cognos
7 11 (2.03%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (1.29%) Cisco
8 7 (1.29%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.29%) Sage
9 5 (0.92%) Facebook
9 5 (0.92%) Twitter
10 4 (0.74%) Pegasus
10 4 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.55%) Infor
11 3 (0.55%) Sun
11 3 (0.55%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.55%) Veeam
12 2 (0.37%) Remedy