Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,097 1,346 1,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.48% 22.17% 21.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.50% 40.24% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1,175 1,328
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £53,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,090 3,345 3,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 60.51% 55.09% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,694 2,815 3,098
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire -4 384 £40,000 - 78
Leicestershire -2 247 £36,750 -8.13% 39
Northamptonshire +2 213 £37,500 -2.60% 45
Derbyshire -4 136 £37,500 - 38
Lincolnshire +6 70 £36,000 -4.00% 13
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 435 (39.65%) SQL Server
2 406 (37.01%) C#
3 398 (36.28%) JavaScript
4 386 (35.19%) .NET
5 331 (30.17%) Microsoft
6 313 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
7 305 (27.80%) HTML
8 271 (24.70%) CSS
9 234 (21.33%) ASP.NET
10 205 (18.69%) MVC
11 203 (18.51%) Java
11 203 (18.51%) Oracle
12 179 (16.32%) Degree
12 179 (16.32%) jQuery
13 174 (15.86%) Windows
14 152 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
15 141 (12.85%) T-SQL
16 140 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
17 133 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 132 (12.03%) XML
19 129 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
20 125 (11.39%) AngularJS
21 120 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 120 (10.94%) OO
22 113 (10.30%) Python
22 113 (10.30%) Finance
23 109 (9.94%) Software Engineering
24 103 (9.39%) Retail
25 97 (8.84%) Web Development
25 97 (8.84%) SDLC

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 50 (4.56%) IIS
2 37 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.91%) CMS
4 17 (1.55%) SAS
5 16 (1.46%) Apache
5 16 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.28%) JBoss
8 12 (1.09%) Confluence
9 9 (0.82%) MQSeries
10 8 (0.73%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.64%) Alfresco
11 7 (0.64%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.64%) Liferay
12 6 (0.55%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 64 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.27%) InDesign
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.091%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.091%) GIMP
7 1 (0.091%) HipChat
7 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.091%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (1.46%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.73%) SAP Business One
5 7 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.55%) Bond Adapt
7 3 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite
7 3 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 3 (0.27%) PlanetPress Connect
8 2 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
9 1 (0.091%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.091%) Epicor Tropos
9 1 (0.091%) Magento
9 1 (0.091%) Maximo
9 1 (0.091%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.091%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 140 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.19%) Office 365
4 16 (1.46%) SaaS
5 11 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.36%) Serverless
8 3 (0.27%) GitHub
9 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.18%) IaaS
10 1 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.091%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.091%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.091%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.091%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.091%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.091%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.091%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.091%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.10%) Firewall
2 16 (1.46%) DNS
2 16 (1.46%) SAN
3 15 (1.37%) DHCP
4 11 (1.00%) Internet
5 10 (0.91%) LAN
5 10 (0.91%) NAS
6 9 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.82%) WAN
7 7 (0.64%) HTTP
8 5 (0.46%) SMS
9 4 (0.36%) VPN
10 3 (0.27%) Intranet
10 3 (0.27%) Network Security
10 3 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.18%) PBX
11 2 (0.18%) VLAN
11 2 (0.18%) VoIP
12 1 (0.091%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.091%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (39.65%) SQL Server
2 133 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 120 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 72 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 62 (5.65%) MySQL
7 61 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 53 (4.83%) NoSQL
9 50 (4.56%) Oracle Database
10 43 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 41 (3.74%) MongoDB
12 31 (2.83%) Power BI
13 27 (2.46%) RDBMS
14 26 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
15 25 (2.28%) QlikView
16 24 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (2.01%) Hadoop
17 22 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
18 17 (1.55%) Big Data
18 17 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 75 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 58 (5.29%) Visual Studio
3 53 (4.83%) Jenkins
4 40 (3.65%) Subversion
5 37 (3.37%) JIRA
6 30 (2.73%) Selenium
6 30 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (2.10%) JUnit
8 20 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.28%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.19%) WebDriver
11 12 (1.09%) NUnit
11 12 (1.09%) SoapUI
12 11 (1.00%) Maven
13 10 (0.91%) JBehave
14 9 (0.82%) Appium
14 9 (0.82%) Calabash
14 9 (0.82%) JMeter
14 9 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 113 (10.30%) Finance
2 103 (9.39%) Retail
3 47 (4.28%) Manufacturing
4 45 (4.10%) Marketing
5 21 (1.91%) Advertising
6 12 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.09%) Vietnamese Language
7 9 (0.82%) Banking
7 9 (0.82%) Law
8 7 (0.64%) Games
9 6 (0.55%) Back Office
9 6 (0.55%) Local Government
10 5 (0.46%) Electronics
11 4 (0.36%) Legal
12 3 (0.27%) Automotive
13 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.091%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.091%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 541 (49.32%) Developer
2 218 (19.87%) Analyst
3 192 (17.50%) .NET Developer
4 125 (11.39%) C# Developer
5 93 (8.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 91 (8.30%) Support Analyst
7 84 (7.66%) Senior Developer
8 83 (7.57%) Software Developer
9 79 (7.20%) Java Developer
10 78 (7.11%) Applications Support
11 73 (6.65%) SQL Developer
12 70 (6.38%) DBA
13 59 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 58 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
15 55 (5.01%) Software Engineer
16 50 (4.56%) Applications Support Analyst
17 46 (4.19%) Junior
18 44 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
19 41 (3.74%) Web Developer
20 40 (3.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (35.19%) .NET
2 305 (27.80%) HTML
3 271 (24.70%) CSS
4 234 (21.33%) ASP.NET
5 179 (16.32%) jQuery
6 132 (12.03%) XML
7 125 (11.39%) AngularJS
8 94 (8.57%) Web Services
9 86 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (7.66%) HTML5
11 77 (7.02%) .NET Framework
12 75 (6.84%) RESTful
13 59 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 48 (4.38%) JSON
15 47 (4.28%) Entity Framework
15 47 (4.28%) Node.js
16 42 (3.83%) CSS3
17 41 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 39 (3.56%) SOAP
19 37 (3.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 129 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 46 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (3.65%) Mobile App
5 38 (3.46%) Replication
5 38 (3.46%) User Experience
6 33 (3.01%) Clustering
7 23 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 15 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.37%) NHS
10 13 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.82%) Data Centre
11 9 (0.82%) Fintech
11 9 (0.82%) W3C
12 8 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
14 6 (0.55%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.55%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.46%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 174 (15.86%) Windows
2 87 (7.93%) Linux
3 68 (6.20%) Windows Server
4 47 (4.28%) Windows 7
5 40 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (2.55%) Unix
6 28 (2.55%) Windows 8
7 20 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 16 (1.46%) Android
8 16 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.36%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.18%) AIX
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.091%) VMS
13 1 (0.091%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (18.69%) MVC
3 152 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
4 120 (10.94%) OO
5 109 (9.94%) Software Engineering
6 97 (8.84%) SDLC
6 97 (8.84%) Web Development
7 91 (8.30%) Scrum
8 86 (7.84%) TDD
9 77 (7.02%) Test Automation
10 67 (6.11%) ETL
11 64 (5.83%) ITIL
12 61 (5.56%) OOP
13 59 (5.38%) ERP
14 56 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (5.10%) Unit Testing
15 55 (5.01%) BDD
16 54 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
17 53 (4.83%) DevOps
18 47 (4.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 406 (37.01%) C#
2 398 (36.28%) JavaScript
3 203 (18.51%) Java
4 141 (12.85%) T-SQL
5 113 (10.30%) Python
6 64 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 51 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 46 (4.19%) PHP
9 45 (4.10%) VB.NET
10 37 (3.37%) VB
11 34 (3.10%) Ruby
12 30 (2.73%) C++
13 27 (2.46%) Bash Shell
14 26 (2.37%) C
15 18 (1.64%) Perl
16 16 (1.46%) R
16 16 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.46%) VBScript
17 12 (1.09%) VB6
18 11 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 179 (16.32%) Degree
2 34 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.73%) Sun Certification
4 25 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.82%) MCSE
8 8 (0.73%) ISEB
8 8 (0.73%) MCSA
8 8 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.46%) MCDBA
11 4 (0.36%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.27%) HND
12 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.091%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.56%) QA
2 16 (1.46%) SLA
3 12 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.09%) PMO
4 5 (0.46%) GDPR
4 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.46%) TickIT
5 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.27%) COBIT
6 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.091%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.091%) MISRA
8 1 (0.091%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.091%) SEPA
System Software
1 46 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.55%) Docker
5 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.55%) vSphere
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.27%) Firmware
8 3 (0.27%) Xen
8 3 (0.27%) XenServer
9 1 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (2.01%) Ansible
2 22 (2.01%) Puppet
3 12 (1.09%) Data Guard
4 11 (1.00%) SCCM
5 10 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (0.82%) Terraform
7 7 (0.64%) TeamSite
8 6 (0.55%) Control-M
9 5 (0.46%) SCOM
10 4 (0.36%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.27%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.27%) WMI
11 3 (0.27%) WSUS
12 2 (0.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 331 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 203 (18.51%) Oracle
3 56 (5.10%) VMware
4 47 (4.28%) Google
5 41 (3.74%) SAP
6 34 (3.10%) Tableau
7 25 (2.28%) Xamarin
8 20 (1.82%) Cisco
9 15 (1.37%) Epicor
10 14 (1.28%) Birst
10 14 (1.28%) IFS
10 14 (1.28%) Infor
11 12 (1.09%) Adobe
11 12 (1.09%) Sage
12 11 (1.00%) JD Edwards
13 10 (0.91%) Autodesk
13 10 (0.91%) CommVault
13 10 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.91%) Sophos
13 10 (0.91%) Veritas