Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 749 1,011 1,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.32% 23.80% 21.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.01% 42.23% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 671 845 990
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 1,920 2,394 3,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 52.09% 56.36% 60.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,702 1,800 2,696
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 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
Nottinghamshire -3 254 £45,000 +1.12% 62
Leicestershire +1 230 £38,000 -5.00% 61
Northamptonshire 0 187 £40,000 - 38
Derbyshire -11 56 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Lincolnshire -15 17 £37,500 - 19
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 372 (49.67%) C#
2 349 (46.60%) .NET
3 288 (38.45%) Microsoft
4 264 (35.25%) JavaScript
5 247 (32.98%) SQL Server
6 209 (27.90%) ASP.NET
7 203 (27.10%) CSS
7 203 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
8 200 (26.70%) Azure
9 193 (25.77%) HTML
10 179 (23.90%) MVC
11 149 (19.89%) T-SQL
12 122 (16.29%) Business Intelligence
13 112 (14.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 100 (13.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 100 (13.35%) Java
14 100 (13.35%) AngularJS
15 97 (12.95%) Windows
16 96 (12.82%) jQuery
17 95 (12.68%) Oracle
18 94 (12.55%) .NET Framework
19 89 (11.88%) Test Automation
20 86 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
20 86 (11.48%) Finance
21 81 (10.81%) SDLC
22 77 (10.28%) XML
22 77 (10.28%) Software Engineering
22 77 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
23 76 (10.15%) Scrum
24 73 (9.75%) AWS

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 44 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.27%) IIS
3 12 (1.60%) Apache
3 12 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.34%) NServiceBus
4 10 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.20%) SAS
6 6 (0.80%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.67%) CICS
7 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.53%) JBoss
8 4 (0.53%) WildFly
9 3 (0.40%) Confluence
9 3 (0.40%) Documentum
9 3 (0.40%) WordPress
10 1 (0.13%) Moodle
10 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (1.34%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.13%) iTrent
4 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.13%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 200 (26.70%) Azure
2 73 (9.75%) AWS
3 46 (6.14%) Power Platform
4 35 (4.67%) Office 365
5 18 (2.40%) SaaS
6 14 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (1.74%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (1.60%) GCP
9 9 (1.20%) IaaS
10 7 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.93%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.93%) PaaS
11 6 (0.80%) GitHub
12 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.53%) Serverless
14 3 (0.40%) AWS Fargate
14 3 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 3 (0.40%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.94%) WAN
2 20 (2.67%) DHCP
2 20 (2.67%) DNS
3 18 (2.40%) Firewall
3 18 (2.40%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.74%) VLAN
5 12 (1.60%) VPN
6 11 (1.47%) SAN
7 10 (1.34%) LAN
8 9 (1.20%) VoIP
9 8 (1.07%) HTTP
9 8 (1.07%) HTTPS
9 8 (1.07%) Internet
9 8 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (0.93%) H.323
10 7 (0.93%) RTP
11 6 (0.80%) NAS
11 6 (0.80%) Network Security
11 6 (0.80%) SSL
11 6 (0.80%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (32.98%) SQL Server
2 112 (14.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 100 (13.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (8.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (6.14%) Power BI
7 35 (4.67%) Oracle Database
7 35 (4.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 34 (4.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 33 (4.41%) NoSQL
9 33 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (4.27%) Relational Database
11 29 (3.87%) Big Data
12 23 (3.07%) SAP HANA
13 21 (2.80%) SAP BW
14 19 (2.54%) MySQL
15 16 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
17 13 (1.74%) Hadoop
18 12 (1.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 51 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (5.74%) Selenium
4 42 (5.61%) Visual Studio
5 32 (4.27%) SoapUI
6 31 (4.14%) JIRA
7 28 (3.74%) Jenkins
8 20 (2.67%) JUnit
8 20 (2.67%) Maven
9 17 (2.27%) Subversion
10 10 (1.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 9 (1.20%) GitLab
11 9 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (1.20%) ReSharper
11 9 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.93%) Gradle
12 7 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.80%) ANTLR
13 6 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.80%) Hudson
General
1 86 (11.48%) Finance
2 56 (7.48%) Retail
3 28 (3.74%) Marketing
4 18 (2.40%) Public Sector
5 14 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.34%) Banking
8 7 (0.93%) Law
9 6 (0.80%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.80%) Legal
10 5 (0.67%) Automotive
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Games
11 2 (0.27%) Social Housing
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 410 (54.74%) Developer
2 156 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 96 (12.82%) C# Developer
4 91 (12.15%) Analyst
5 79 (10.55%) Software Developer
6 66 (8.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 62 (8.28%) Senior Developer
8 54 (7.21%) Administrator
9 49 (6.54%) Applications Developer
10 45 (6.01%) Software Engineer
11 40 (5.34%) DBA
12 37 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
13 36 (4.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 35 (4.67%) Junior
15 34 (4.54%) Support Analyst
16 33 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
17 32 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
18 31 (4.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 31 (4.14%) Java Developer
19 29 (3.87%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (46.60%) .NET
2 209 (27.90%) ASP.NET
3 203 (27.10%) CSS
4 193 (25.77%) HTML
5 100 (13.35%) AngularJS
6 96 (12.82%) jQuery
7 94 (12.55%) .NET Framework
8 77 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 77 (10.28%) XML
9 69 (9.21%) RESTful
10 66 (8.81%) Web Services
11 64 (8.54%) WCF
12 54 (7.21%) HTML5
13 52 (6.94%) .NET Core
14 49 (6.54%) Spring
15 46 (6.14%) Ajax
16 42 (5.61%) REST
17 36 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
18 35 (4.67%) WinForms
19 34 (4.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.40%) CMDB
6 18 (2.40%) EPoS
7 14 (1.87%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.74%) User Experience
9 12 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.34%) Cloud Native
12 7 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.80%) Replication
14 5 (0.67%) Pricing Data
14 5 (0.67%) Robotics
14 5 (0.67%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.53%) iSeries
15 4 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 97 (12.95%) Windows
2 63 (8.41%) Linux
3 37 (4.94%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (3.74%) Unix
6 21 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.40%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.20%) AIX
9 7 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.53%) Android
10 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.40%) Solaris
12 2 (0.27%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (23.90%) MVC
3 122 (16.29%) Business Intelligence
4 89 (11.88%) Test Automation
5 81 (10.81%) SDLC
6 77 (10.28%) Software Engineering
7 76 (10.15%) Scrum
8 64 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
9 63 (8.41%) DevOps
10 62 (8.28%) Web Development
11 54 (7.21%) OOP
12 52 (6.94%) TDD
13 50 (6.68%) OO
14 49 (6.54%) ITIL
15 48 (6.41%) Unit Testing
16 41 (5.47%) Analytics
17 40 (5.34%) ETL
18 39 (5.21%) Microservices
19 36 (4.81%) E-Commerce
20 35 (4.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 372 (49.67%) C#
2 264 (35.25%) JavaScript
3 149 (19.89%) T-SQL
4 100 (13.35%) Java
5 57 (7.61%) PowerShell
6 48 (6.41%) VB.NET
7 29 (3.87%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.20%) Python
9 22 (2.94%) C++
10 20 (2.67%) ABAP
11 13 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 13 (1.74%) PHP
12 11 (1.47%) R
12 11 (1.47%) Scala
13 10 (1.34%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.20%) VB
15 8 (1.07%) C
16 7 (0.93%) VBScript
17 6 (0.80%) JCL
17 6 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (8.81%) Degree
2 17 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (1.20%) ISEB
6 9 (1.20%) OCP
6 9 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 8 (1.07%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.93%) CCNA
8 7 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.80%) MCSA
9 6 (0.80%) MCSE
10 5 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.27%) OCA
12 2 (0.27%) PhD
13 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.67%) QA
2 21 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.14%) SLA
4 6 (0.80%) GDPR
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 41 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.60%) Docker
4 22 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.07%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.80%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.53%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.40%) XenApp
12 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.13%) HDFS
13 1 (0.13%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.27%) SCCM
2 15 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.87%) SCOM
4 10 (1.34%) Data Guard
4 10 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.80%) Oozie
5 6 (0.80%) Puppet
6 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.53%) Terraform
8 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.27%) WSUS
10 1 (0.13%) Ansible
10 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.13%) Control-M
10 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 288 (38.45%) Microsoft
2 95 (12.68%) Oracle
3 35 (4.67%) SAP
4 32 (4.27%) VMware
5 25 (3.34%) Google
6 22 (2.94%) Citrix
7 17 (2.27%) IBM
8 15 (2.00%) Tableau
9 11 (1.47%) Cisco
10 10 (1.34%) Databricks
11 8 (1.07%) JDA
11 8 (1.07%) Xamarin
12 7 (0.93%) Avaya
12 7 (0.93%) ForgeRock
12 7 (0.93%) JD Edwards
12 7 (0.93%) Mitel
13 6 (0.80%) Cognos
13 6 (0.80%) NetApp
14 5 (0.67%) Infor
14 5 (0.67%) Veeam