Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 8 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL 244 518 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.82% 16.82% 12.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.87% 28.40% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 183 408 425
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +9.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,625 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,400 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.98% -1.33% +5.88%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 943 1,824 2,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 53.40% 59.24% 67.81%
Number of salaries quoted 638 1,415 2,308
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,300
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 -4 180 £50,000 +11.11% 68
Peterborough +4 19 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Huntingdon -9 19 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Ely -5 4 £45,000 +12.50% 2
St Neots - 2 £45,000 - 2
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 87 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (28.28%) .NET
3 64 (26.23%) C#
4 60 (24.59%) Java
4 60 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
5 53 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (20.49%) Microsoft
7 47 (19.26%) Linux
7 47 (19.26%) Software Engineering
8 46 (18.85%) AWS
9 45 (18.44%) SQL Server
10 43 (17.62%) Python
11 41 (16.80%) JavaScript
11 41 (16.80%) RESTful
11 41 (16.80%) Microservices
12 40 (16.39%) DevOps
13 39 (15.98%) Degree
14 38 (15.57%) Docker
15 37 (15.16%) Analytics
15 37 (15.16%) Kubernetes
15 37 (15.16%) Test Automation
16 36 (14.75%) NoSQL
16 36 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
17 35 (14.34%) Office 365
18 33 (13.52%) Selenium
19 32 (13.11%) JIRA
20 31 (12.70%) Computer Science
21 30 (12.30%) MySQL
21 30 (12.30%) Azure
22 29 (11.89%) Continuous Integration

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 17 (6.97%) OpenStack
2 8 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.05%) IIS
4 4 (1.64%) CMS
5 2 (0.82%) Apache
5 2 (0.82%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (9.02%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.23%) Magento
3 3 (1.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (18.85%) AWS
2 35 (14.34%) Office 365
3 30 (12.30%) Azure
4 24 (9.84%) GCP
5 20 (8.20%) Amazon ECS
5 20 (8.20%) IBM Cloud
6 18 (7.38%) Power Platform
7 8 (3.28%) GitHub
8 7 (2.87%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (2.87%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (2.46%) Serverless
10 3 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.23%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.23%) AtomSphere
10 3 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.23%) Boomi
10 3 (1.23%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.82%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.41%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.38%) SSL
2 12 (4.92%) Firewall
3 6 (2.46%) DNS
4 2 (0.82%) VLAN
5 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.41%) DHCP
5 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.41%) LAN
5 1 (0.41%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.75%) NoSQL
3 30 (12.30%) MySQL
4 26 (10.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (7.38%) Power BI
6 15 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (5.33%) MS Access
7 13 (5.33%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (4.10%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (2.87%) Data Mining
12 6 (2.46%) OLAP
13 4 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
14 3 (1.23%) Data Lake
14 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (13.52%) Selenium
2 32 (13.11%) JIRA
3 26 (10.66%) Visual Studio
4 19 (7.79%) Cucumber
5 17 (6.97%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.74%) Git (software)
7 12 (4.92%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.28%) JBehave
9 6 (2.46%) Gradle
10 5 (2.05%) GitLab
10 5 (2.05%) Postman
11 4 (1.64%) Charles Proxy
11 4 (1.64%) JMeter
11 4 (1.64%) JUnit
11 4 (1.64%) REST Assured
11 4 (1.64%) TestNG
11 4 (1.64%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.82%) Maven
12 2 (0.82%) NUnit
12 2 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 14 (5.74%) Banking
2 9 (3.69%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.46%) Marketing
4 5 (2.05%) Electronics
4 5 (2.05%) Finance
4 5 (2.05%) Law
5 4 (1.64%) Automotive
6 3 (1.23%) Legal
6 3 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) French Language
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (45.08%) Developer
2 36 (14.75%) C# Developer
3 29 (11.89%) Analyst
3 29 (11.89%) Software Developer
4 24 (9.84%) Software Engineer
5 20 (8.20%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 16 (6.56%) SQL Developer
8 15 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 15 (6.15%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (6.15%) Java Engineer
9 13 (5.33%) Java Software Engineer
10 12 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support
10 12 (4.92%) Test Leader
11 11 (4.51%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.10%) Consultant
12 10 (4.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (28.28%) .NET
2 41 (16.80%) RESTful
3 29 (11.89%) Kafka
4 28 (11.48%) CSS
4 28 (11.48%) HTML
5 21 (8.61%) Spring
6 20 (8.20%) Spring Boot
7 19 (7.79%) ASP.NET
7 19 (7.79%) JSON
8 16 (6.56%) Java EE
8 16 (6.56%) WCF
8 16 (6.56%) WPF
9 14 (5.74%) Web Services
10 13 (5.33%) REST
11 12 (4.92%) AngularJS
12 11 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (4.51%) XML
13 8 (3.28%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.28%) Node.js
13 8 (3.28%) React
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.79%) User Experience
3 10 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.10%) Renewable Energy
4 9 (3.69%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.87%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.05%) FMCG
6 5 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.82%) Blog
9 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) PKI
9 2 (0.82%) Replication
10 1 (0.41%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.41%) Life Science
10 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.26%) Linux
2 25 (10.25%) Windows
3 14 (5.74%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.51%) Unix
5 5 (2.05%) Android
6 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.82%) Solaris
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Debian
8 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (19.26%) Software Engineering
4 41 (16.80%) Microservices
5 40 (16.39%) DevOps
6 37 (15.16%) Analytics
6 37 (15.16%) Test Automation
7 36 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 31 (12.70%) Computer Science
9 29 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (11.07%) Mentoring
11 25 (10.25%) Coaching
12 24 (9.84%) MVC
13 22 (9.02%) E-Commerce
14 21 (8.61%) BDD
14 21 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (8.61%) Visualisation
15 20 (8.20%) Functional Testing
16 18 (7.38%) Data Analytics
16 18 (7.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.23%) C#
2 60 (24.59%) Java
3 43 (17.62%) Python
4 41 (16.80%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.38%) PHP
6 17 (6.97%) VB
7 15 (6.15%) C++
8 14 (5.74%) VBA
9 13 (5.33%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.28%) C
10 8 (3.28%) R
11 7 (2.87%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.46%) Groovy
13 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.64%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.23%) ES6
14 3 (1.23%) Scala
14 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.23%) VB6
14 3 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (15.98%) Degree
2 17 (6.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.92%) VCP4
3 12 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.46%) PhD
5 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.38%) QA
2 10 (4.10%) SLA
3 4 (1.64%) GDPR
4 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (15.57%) Docker
2 24 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 23 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 23 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (15.16%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.87%) Ansible
3 3 (1.23%) Terraform
4 2 (0.82%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.43%) VMware
3 22 (9.02%) Veeam
3 22 (9.02%) WorldPay
4 20 (8.20%) IBM
5 14 (5.74%) FIS
6 10 (4.10%) HP
7 6 (2.46%) Oracle
8 4 (1.64%) Tableau
9 3 (1.23%) Dell
9 3 (1.23%) Informatica
9 3 (1.23%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.23%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.82%) SAP
11 1 (0.41%) Alibaba
11 1 (0.41%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.41%) Coverity
11 1 (0.41%) Facebook
11 1 (0.41%) Google
11 1 (0.41%) YouTube