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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 460 748 1,009
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.69% 20.29% 23.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.09% 38.92% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 451 706 900
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 1,093 1,922 2,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 56.28% 52.14% 56.26%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1,716 1,807
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,125 £65,000 £65,000
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 January 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 January 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 +4 162 £47,500 +5.56% 42
Northamptonshire +1 122 £47,250 +18.13% 10
Leicestershire -1 87 £37,500 -6.25% 33
Derbyshire +8 64 £37,500 -11.76% 17
Lincolnshire +13 16 £47,500 +26.67% 11
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 184 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 162 (35.22%) .NET
3 159 (34.57%) Microsoft
4 156 (33.91%) C#
5 129 (28.04%) Azure
6 101 (21.96%) HTML
6 101 (21.96%) Oracle
7 100 (21.74%) CSS
8 98 (21.30%) JavaScript
9 88 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
10 80 (17.39%) T-SQL
11 72 (15.65%) ASP.NET
12 63 (13.70%) Windows
12 63 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 62 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (13.04%) MVC
15 57 (12.39%) Analytics
16 56 (12.17%) PL/SQL
17 54 (11.74%) .NET Core
18 50 (10.87%) DevOps
18 50 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 49 (10.65%) Git (software)
20 48 (10.43%) Web Services
21 45 (9.78%) Power Platform
22 43 (9.35%) AngularJS
23 42 (9.13%) Power BI
23 42 (9.13%) jQuery
24 41 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
24 41 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
25 39 (8.48%) HTML5

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 19 (4.13%) CMS
2 14 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.96%) IIS
4 8 (1.74%) SAS
5 6 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.09%) Apache
7 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.65%) WordPress
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.43%) nginx
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) Appian
Applications
1 29 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 129 (28.04%) Azure
2 45 (9.78%) Power Platform
3 33 (7.17%) AWS
4 20 (4.35%) Office 365
5 14 (3.04%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (1.96%) GCP
7 8 (1.74%) SaaS
8 7 (1.52%) GitHub
8 7 (1.52%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.09%) Boomi
9 5 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.87%) PaaS
11 3 (0.65%) Azure Stack
11 3 (0.65%) G Suite
11 3 (0.65%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.65%) Power Automate
12 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.83%) Firewall
2 7 (1.52%) WAN
3 6 (1.30%) LAN
4 5 (1.09%) VoIP
5 4 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.65%) DNS
6 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.65%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.65%) OpenVPN
6 3 (0.65%) SAN
6 3 (0.65%) VPN
7 2 (0.43%) HTTP
7 2 (0.43%) Intranet
7 2 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.43%) VLAN
8 1 (0.22%) DHCP
8 1 (0.22%) H.323
8 1 (0.22%) RTP
8 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (9.13%) Power BI
5 39 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (7.61%) MongoDB
7 31 (6.74%) Oracle Database
8 27 (5.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (5.00%) MySQL
9 23 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (3.91%) Redis
12 14 (3.04%) Relational Database
13 13 (2.83%) Hadoop
14 12 (2.61%) Tableau
15 10 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (1.96%) Data Lake
17 8 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (1.52%) HBase
18 7 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (1.74%) JIRA
6 7 (1.52%) Subversion
7 5 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.65%) ProC
9 2 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.43%) Postman
9 2 (0.43%) Selenium
9 2 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.22%) Bower
10 1 (0.22%) git-flow
10 1 (0.22%) gulp
10 1 (0.22%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.22%) Sourcetree
General
1 33 (7.17%) Finance
2 18 (3.91%) Back Office
3 17 (3.70%) Law
4 10 (2.17%) Marketing
4 10 (2.17%) Public Sector
5 9 (1.96%) Retail
6 7 (1.52%) Games
6 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.87%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.65%) Billing
8 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.43%) Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (45.65%) Developer
2 73 (15.87%) Analyst
3 57 (12.39%) Senior Developer
4 55 (11.96%) C# Developer
5 48 (10.43%) .NET Developer
6 38 (8.26%) DBA
7 36 (7.83%) Software Developer
8 33 (7.17%) Applications Support
9 28 (6.09%) Senior C# Developer
10 26 (5.65%) Architect
11 24 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (5.00%) Web Developer
13 21 (4.57%) Support Analyst
14 20 (4.35%) Software Engineer
14 20 (4.35%) SQL DBA
14 20 (4.35%) SQL Developer
15 19 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
16 18 (3.91%) Analyst Developer
16 18 (3.91%) Azure Engineer
16 18 (3.91%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (35.22%) .NET
2 101 (21.96%) HTML
3 100 (21.74%) CSS
4 72 (15.65%) ASP.NET
5 54 (11.74%) .NET Core
6 48 (10.43%) Web Services
7 43 (9.35%) AngularJS
8 42 (9.13%) jQuery
9 41 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (8.48%) HTML5
11 38 (8.26%) .NET Framework
11 38 (8.26%) CSS3
12 36 (7.83%) React
13 29 (6.30%) ASP.NET Core
13 29 (6.30%) RESTful
14 26 (5.65%) Node.js
14 26 (5.65%) Spring
15 25 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (5.22%) WinForms
17 22 (4.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (3.91%) User Experience
5 17 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.48%) Replication
7 7 (1.52%) Blog
7 7 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
9 4 (0.87%) Clustering
9 4 (0.87%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.65%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.65%) EPoS
10 3 (0.65%) Podcast
11 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.43%) FMCG
11 2 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 63 (13.70%) Windows
2 36 (7.83%) Unix
3 18 (3.91%) Linux
4 16 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.39%) AIX
6 10 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (1.30%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.65%) CentOS
8 3 (0.65%) Solaris
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.43%) Android
9 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.43%) Fedora
9 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (13.04%) MVC
4 57 (12.39%) Analytics
5 50 (10.87%) DevOps
6 38 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (7.17%) ETL
7 33 (7.17%) Microservices
8 32 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
9 30 (6.52%) SDLC
9 30 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 28 (6.09%) Web Development
11 27 (5.87%) Requirements Gathering
12 26 (5.65%) Migration
13 24 (5.22%) UML
14 23 (5.00%) Scrum
15 22 (4.78%) Data Analytics
15 22 (4.78%) ITIL
16 21 (4.57%) Visualisation
17 20 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 156 (33.91%) C#
2 98 (21.30%) JavaScript
3 80 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 56 (12.17%) PL/SQL
5 38 (8.26%) Python
6 34 (7.39%) PHP
7 31 (6.74%) Java
8 13 (2.83%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.83%) R
9 12 (2.61%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.61%) VBA
10 11 (2.39%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.74%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.74%) VB
12 5 (1.09%) SAS Macro
12 5 (1.09%) Scala
12 5 (1.09%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.65%) Google Apps Script
14 3 (0.65%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (3.48%) Degree
2 12 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.52%) OCP
3 7 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.30%) OCA
5 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.65%) MCP
6 3 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.65%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.43%) MCSA
8 1 (0.22%) CCNA
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.22%) MCSE
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.04%) QA
1 14 (3.04%) SLA
2 12 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.09%) GDPR
4 4 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (0.87%) CDISC
4 4 (0.87%) Good Clinical Practice
5 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) COREP
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
System Software
1 28 (6.09%) Docker
2 21 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.74%) XenApp
4 8 (1.74%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.87%) HDFS
8 3 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.65%) pfSense
8 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.65%) vSphere
9 2 (0.43%) NFS
9 2 (0.43%) Postfix
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (3.91%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.04%) MIIS
3 9 (1.96%) Ansible
4 8 (1.74%) Data Guard
4 8 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.87%) Puppet
8 3 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.65%) Nessus
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Statspack
8 3 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.65%) Terraform
9 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 159 (34.57%) Microsoft
2 101 (21.96%) Oracle
3 18 (3.91%) VMware
4 14 (3.04%) JDA
4 14 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.39%) Citrix
6 10 (2.17%) Google
6 10 (2.17%) IBM
7 9 (1.96%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.52%) Ariba
8 7 (1.52%) Databricks
8 7 (1.52%) EnterpriseDB
9 6 (1.30%) SAP
9 6 (1.30%) Telerik
10 5 (1.09%) Dell
10 5 (1.09%) RedPrairie
11 4 (0.87%) Ab Initio
11 4 (0.87%) Teradata
12 3 (0.65%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.65%) Informatica