Period
to 15 April 2021

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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 558 584 994
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.14% 18.25% 23.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.72% 36.18% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 456 519 773
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £25,100
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £51,500 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1,405 1,614 2,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 53.24% 50.44% 56.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,208 1,406 1,785
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 2021. 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 +4 163 £46,000 +2.22% 36
Leicestershire +3 151 £40,000 +0.63% 23
Derbyshire +13 111 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Northamptonshire 0 95 £46,250 +2.78% 11
Lincolnshire +2 23 £32,500 - 10
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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.

1 196 (35.13%) SQL Server
2 189 (33.87%) C#
3 184 (32.97%) .NET
4 181 (32.44%) Microsoft
5 151 (27.06%) Azure
6 134 (24.01%) HTML
7 132 (23.66%) JavaScript
8 122 (21.86%) CSS
9 112 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (17.92%) ASP.NET
10 100 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
11 85 (15.23%) Windows
12 81 (14.52%) T-SQL
13 79 (14.16%) MVC
14 78 (13.98%) Python
15 69 (12.37%) .NET Core
16 68 (12.19%) Oracle
17 62 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
18 59 (10.57%) AngularJS
19 56 (10.04%) Java
20 55 (9.86%) DevOps
21 54 (9.68%) Analytics
22 51 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 49 (8.78%) PHP
23 49 (8.78%) Linux
23 49 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
24 48 (8.60%) Finance
24 48 (8.60%) AWS
25 47 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 46 (8.24%) jQuery

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 24 (4.30%) CMS
2 17 (3.05%) SAS
3 11 (1.97%) IIS
4 6 (1.08%) Apache
4 6 (1.08%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.90%) nginx
6 4 (0.72%) Confluence
6 4 (0.72%) OpenROAD
6 4 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.54%) Alfresco
7 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.54%) Liferay
7 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.36%) Appian
8 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 43 (7.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.90%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.72%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.18%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 151 (27.06%) Azure
2 48 (8.60%) AWS
3 45 (8.06%) Power Platform
4 31 (5.56%) Microsoft 365
5 12 (2.15%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (1.97%) GCP
7 8 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.25%) SaaS
9 6 (1.08%) GitHub
9 6 (1.08%) PaaS
10 5 (0.90%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.72%) Apple Pay
11 4 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.72%) Google Pay
11 4 (0.72%) Serverless
12 3 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.36%) Firebase
14 1 (0.18%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.87%) Firewall
2 9 (1.61%) DNS
2 9 (1.61%) WAN
3 8 (1.43%) LAN
4 7 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.08%) VPN
6 5 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (0.90%) VLAN
6 5 (0.90%) VoIP
7 4 (0.72%) DHCP
7 4 (0.72%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.72%) SSL
8 3 (0.54%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.54%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.36%) SAN
9 2 (0.36%) SSH
10 1 (0.18%) Intranet
10 1 (0.18%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (35.13%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (8.06%) Power BI
5 42 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (6.81%) MySQL
7 22 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (3.23%) NoSQL
9 18 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 17 (3.05%) MongoDB
11 16 (2.87%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 13 (2.33%) Tableau
14 12 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (2.15%) Redis
15 11 (1.97%) SQL Server 7
16 10 (1.79%) Data Lake
16 10 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.02%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.61%) JIRA
6 7 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.08%) Subversion
8 5 (0.90%) Selenium
9 4 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.72%) ProC
10 3 (0.54%) NUnit
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.54%) Postman
10 3 (0.54%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.54%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.18%) TestNG
General
1 48 (8.60%) Finance
2 30 (5.38%) Law
3 25 (4.48%) Marketing
4 21 (3.76%) Public Sector
5 20 (3.58%) Retail
6 15 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.15%) Back Office
9 11 (1.97%) Games
9 11 (1.97%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.72%) Housing Association
10 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 265 (47.49%) Developer
2 100 (17.92%) Analyst
3 85 (15.23%) C# Developer
4 72 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 68 (12.19%) Senior Developer
6 62 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 56 (10.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 48 (8.60%) SQL Developer
9 44 (7.89%) DBA
10 42 (7.53%) Senior C# Developer
11 38 (6.81%) C# Software Developer
12 35 (6.27%) .NET Software Developer
13 27 (4.84%) SQL DBA
14 25 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (4.12%) Analyst Developer
16 22 (3.94%) Data Analyst
16 22 (3.94%) PHP Developer
17 21 (3.76%) Applications Support
18 20 (3.58%) Architect
18 20 (3.58%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (32.97%) .NET
2 134 (24.01%) HTML
3 122 (21.86%) CSS
4 100 (17.92%) ASP.NET
5 69 (12.37%) .NET Core
6 59 (10.57%) AngularJS
7 46 (8.24%) jQuery
7 46 (8.24%) React
8 44 (7.89%) HTML5
9 40 (7.17%) CSS3
9 40 (7.17%) Web Services
10 33 (5.91%) .NET Framework
11 31 (5.56%) ASP.NET Core
12 27 (4.84%) RESTful
13 26 (4.66%) Entity Framework
14 25 (4.48%) Vue.js
15 24 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 23 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (3.58%) Node.js
18 19 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.41%) Replication
5 17 (3.05%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.97%) User Experience
8 7 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.25%) NHS
9 6 (1.08%) Blog
9 6 (1.08%) Clustering
10 5 (0.90%) FMCG
11 4 (0.72%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.72%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.72%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.54%) Podcast
12 3 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 85 (15.23%) Windows
2 49 (8.78%) Linux
3 23 (4.12%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.87%) Unix
5 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (1.61%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.08%) AIX
7 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.72%) Solaris
8 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) CentOS
10 2 (0.36%) Fedora
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.18%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
3 79 (14.16%) MVC
4 62 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (9.86%) DevOps
6 54 (9.68%) Analytics
7 46 (8.24%) SDLC
8 42 (7.53%) ETL
9 39 (6.99%) Scrum
10 37 (6.63%) ITIL
11 36 (6.45%) Migration
12 34 (6.09%) Data Modelling
13 33 (5.91%) Business Analysis
13 33 (5.91%) Performance Tuning
14 32 (5.73%) Software Engineering
15 30 (5.38%) ERP
15 30 (5.38%) Microservices
16 29 (5.20%) Web Development
17 25 (4.48%) Requirements Gathering
18 24 (4.30%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 189 (33.87%) C#
2 132 (23.66%) JavaScript
3 81 (14.52%) T-SQL
4 78 (13.98%) Python
5 56 (10.04%) Java
6 49 (8.78%) PHP
7 44 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 30 (5.38%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.94%) VB.NET
10 17 (3.05%) R
11 14 (2.51%) VBA
12 12 (2.15%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.25%) C
13 7 (1.25%) C++
13 7 (1.25%) VB
14 6 (1.08%) Scala
14 6 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.72%) Ingres ABF
15 4 (0.72%) SAS Macro
16 3 (0.54%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 32 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (5.02%) Degree
3 10 (1.79%) MCP
4 9 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (1.61%) MCITP
5 8 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 6 (1.08%) OCP
6 6 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.72%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.72%) OCA
7 4 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) HNC
9 2 (0.36%) ISEB
9 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.02%) SLA
2 27 (4.84%) QA
3 10 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (0.72%) CDISC
5 4 (0.72%) Good Clinical Practice
5 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.36%) GxP
7 1 (0.18%) GDPR
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 23 (4.12%) Docker
4 21 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (3.05%) XenApp
5 17 (3.05%) XenDesktop
6 13 (2.33%) vSphere
7 7 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.54%) pfSense
9 3 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.36%) NFS
10 2 (0.36%) Postfix
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.18%) HDFS
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (2.51%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
2 10 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (1.79%) MIIS
3 9 (1.61%) Ansible
4 7 (1.25%) Data Guard
4 7 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (1.25%) Puppet
4 7 (1.25%) Terraform
5 6 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.90%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.90%) Oracle Statspack
6 5 (0.90%) SCCM
7 4 (0.72%) Nessus
7 4 (0.72%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.54%) Nagios
8 3 (0.54%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 181 (32.44%) Microsoft
2 68 (12.19%) Oracle
3 35 (6.27%) VMware
4 20 (3.58%) Citrix
5 13 (2.33%) Databricks
5 13 (2.33%) Telerik
6 11 (1.97%) SAP
7 10 (1.79%) Xamarin
8 9 (1.61%) IBM
9 8 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.08%) Ariba
10 6 (1.08%) Google
11 5 (0.90%) Adobe
12 4 (0.72%) Actian
12 4 (0.72%) EnterpriseDB
12 4 (0.72%) Informatica
12 4 (0.72%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.72%) Klarna
12 4 (0.72%) PayPal
12 4 (0.72%) WorldPay