Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 592 337 903
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.23% 19.40% 22.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.63% 37.61% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 468 289 746
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,875 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 1,494 896 2,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 48.54% 51.58% 56.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 759 1,896
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -2.38%
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Leicestershire +2 182 £38,500 -3.75% 43
Nottinghamshire 0 147 £44,750 -0.56% 58
Northamptonshire -5 101 £43,250 -3.89% 23
Derbyshire +7 98 £42,500 - 29
Lincolnshire 0 52 £34,628 -1.06% 9
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 192 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 171 (28.89%) .NET
3 170 (28.72%) C#
4 167 (28.21%) Azure
5 165 (27.87%) SQL Server
6 145 (24.49%) JavaScript
7 133 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (20.44%) Social Skills
9 107 (18.07%) HTML
9 107 (18.07%) Windows
10 106 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
11 95 (16.05%) Python
12 94 (15.88%) CSS
13 85 (14.36%) Oracle
13 85 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
14 83 (14.02%) Git (software)
15 77 (13.01%) ASP.NET
16 76 (12.84%) T-SQL
16 76 (12.84%) DevOps
17 70 (11.82%) Java
18 69 (11.66%) MVC
18 69 (11.66%) Finance
19 64 (10.81%) Linux
20 63 (10.64%) PL/SQL
21 61 (10.30%) Active Directory
21 61 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
22 59 (9.97%) ETL
23 58 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 58 (9.80%) Power Platform
23 58 (9.80%) Power BI

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 16 (2.70%) CMS
2 14 (2.36%) SAS
3 12 (2.03%) nginx
4 11 (1.86%) IIS
5 8 (1.35%) OpenROAD
5 8 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.01%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.84%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.68%) Confluence
10 3 (0.51%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.51%) Liferay
10 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.34%) Apache
11 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (7.43%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.01%) InDesign
4 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.01%) Siemens NX
4 6 (1.01%) Solid Edge
5 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 11 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.35%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.35%) Shopify
3 6 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.01%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.84%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.17%) FastStats
7 1 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 167 (28.21%) Azure
2 58 (9.80%) Power Platform
3 55 (9.29%) AWS
4 35 (5.91%) Microsoft 365
5 17 (2.87%) GitHub
5 17 (2.87%) SaaS
6 16 (2.70%) GCP
7 13 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
8 12 (2.03%) PaaS
8 12 (2.03%) Serverless
9 11 (1.86%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.18%) Amazon EKS
12 7 (1.18%) Apple Pay
12 7 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (1.18%) AWS CodeCommit
12 7 (1.18%) AWS CodePipeline
12 7 (1.18%) Azure Pipelines
12 7 (1.18%) Google Pay
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.55%) Firewall
1 21 (3.55%) LAN
1 21 (3.55%) WAN
2 19 (3.21%) DNS
3 13 (2.20%) Internet
4 12 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.03%) VPN
5 9 (1.52%) HTTP
6 7 (1.18%) IPv4
6 7 (1.18%) SMTP
7 6 (1.01%) Asterisk PBX
7 6 (1.01%) DHCP
7 6 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (1.01%) Skype
7 6 (1.01%) VLAN
7 6 (1.01%) Wireless
8 4 (0.68%) SSL
9 2 (0.34%) SAN
9 2 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 58 (9.80%) Power BI
2 58 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (9.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (6.08%) NoSQL
6 31 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (4.73%) MySQL
8 21 (3.55%) Relational Database
8 21 (3.55%) Tableau
9 20 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
10 19 (3.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 18 (3.04%) MongoDB
12 17 (2.87%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (2.36%) Oracle Database
14 13 (2.20%) JasperReports
15 12 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (1.52%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 83 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 44 (7.43%) Visual Studio
3 32 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 29 (4.90%) JIRA
5 21 (3.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (2.03%) Selenium
6 12 (2.03%) Subversion
7 11 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (1.35%) GitLab
9 8 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (1.35%) ProC
10 7 (1.18%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.01%) Cactus
11 6 (1.01%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.01%) gulp
11 6 (1.01%) webpack
12 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.84%) Xcode
General
1 121 (20.44%) Social Skills
2 69 (11.66%) Finance
3 61 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (6.59%) Retail
5 31 (5.24%) Law
6 30 (5.07%) Public Sector
7 25 (4.22%) Marketing
8 24 (4.05%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.36%) Organisational Skills
10 12 (2.03%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (1.18%) Games
11 7 (1.18%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.84%) Banking
12 5 (0.84%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.51%) Back Office
13 3 (0.51%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.34%) Legal
14 2 (0.34%) Social Housing
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 295 (49.83%) Developer
2 93 (15.71%) Analyst
3 73 (12.33%) Software Developer
4 53 (8.95%) .NET Developer
5 51 (8.61%) C# Developer
6 42 (7.09%) Senior Developer
6 42 (7.09%) SQL Developer
7 39 (6.59%) DBA
8 38 (6.42%) Data Analyst
9 27 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 26 (4.39%) C# Software Developer
10 26 (4.39%) Oracle Developer
10 26 (4.39%) Software Engineer
11 24 (4.05%) Support Engineer
12 22 (3.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 22 (3.72%) SQL DBA
13 21 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
13 21 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (3.21%) Senior Support Engineer
15 18 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (28.89%) .NET
2 107 (18.07%) HTML
3 94 (15.88%) CSS
4 77 (13.01%) ASP.NET
5 52 (8.78%) jQuery
6 50 (8.45%) Web Services
7 45 (7.60%) .NET Core
8 40 (6.76%) React
9 39 (6.59%) REST
10 35 (5.91%) AngularJS
10 35 (5.91%) HTML5
11 32 (5.41%) JSON
11 32 (5.41%) XML
12 30 (5.07%) Entity Framework
13 28 (4.73%) .NET Framework
14 27 (4.56%) CSS3
15 26 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (4.39%) Node.js
15 26 (4.39%) RESTful
16 25 (4.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.89%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.55%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.87%) Virtual Team
5 15 (2.53%) Legacy Systems
6 11 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (1.86%) NHS
7 10 (1.69%) Blog
7 10 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.69%) User Experience
8 8 (1.35%) Housing Association
8 8 (1.35%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.35%) Replication
9 7 (1.18%) Clustering
9 7 (1.18%) Graphic Design
10 6 (1.01%) CCTV
10 6 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.01%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.01%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 107 (18.07%) Windows
2 64 (10.81%) Linux
3 37 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 36 (6.08%) Unix
5 30 (5.07%) Windows 10
5 30 (5.07%) Windows 7
6 18 (3.04%) Windows 8
7 14 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (1.01%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.84%) Android
11 4 (0.68%) AIX
12 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.51%) Solaris
13 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
3 85 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
4 76 (12.84%) DevOps
5 69 (11.66%) MVC
6 59 (9.97%) ETL
7 51 (8.61%) Software Engineering
8 48 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 47 (7.94%) Analytics
10 42 (7.09%) Scrum
10 42 (7.09%) SDLC
11 40 (6.76%) Visualisation
12 39 (6.59%) ITIL
12 39 (6.59%) Project Management
13 38 (6.42%) ERP
14 37 (6.25%) Computer Science
15 35 (5.91%) Migration
16 34 (5.74%) Web Development
17 32 (5.41%) Full Stack Development
17 32 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 170 (28.72%) C#
2 145 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 95 (16.05%) Python
4 76 (12.84%) T-SQL
5 70 (11.82%) Java
6 63 (10.64%) PL/SQL
7 46 (7.77%) PowerShell
8 44 (7.43%) PHP
9 32 (5.41%) VB.NET
10 28 (4.73%) C
11 25 (4.22%) C++
12 24 (4.05%) VB
13 20 (3.38%) Bash Shell
14 19 (3.21%) TypeScript
15 15 (2.53%) VBA
16 13 (2.20%) Ruby
17 12 (2.03%) R
18 10 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 9 (1.52%) VB6
20 8 (1.35%) Ingres ABF
Qualifications
1 39 (6.59%) Degree
2 32 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.55%) Citrix Certification
3 21 (3.55%) MCITP
4 12 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.18%) MCP
6 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 6 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.01%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.51%) OCA
8 3 (0.51%) OCP
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.34%) HND
9 2 (0.34%) ISEB
9 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.91%) SLA
2 31 (5.24%) QA
3 22 (3.72%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.18%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.34%) GDPR
6 2 (0.34%) GxP
7 1 (0.17%) IFRS
7 1 (0.17%) PSD2
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (10.30%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.90%) Docker
4 28 (4.73%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.89%) vSphere
5 23 (3.89%) XenApp
5 23 (3.89%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.51%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.17%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (3.38%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.04%) SCCM
2 18 (3.04%) Terraform
3 13 (2.20%) Ansible
3 13 (2.20%) Puppet
4 12 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.35%) vCenter Server
6 6 (1.01%) HAProxy
6 6 (1.01%) Nagios
7 5 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.68%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle Statspack
9 3 (0.51%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.17%) SCOM
10 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 192 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 85 (14.36%) Oracle
3 49 (8.28%) VMware
4 35 (5.91%) Citrix
5 19 (3.21%) Xamarin
6 17 (2.87%) SAP
7 16 (2.70%) Telerik
8 15 (2.53%) JDA
9 14 (2.36%) Google
10 13 (2.20%) Adobe
10 13 (2.20%) IBM
11 11 (1.86%) Databricks
12 8 (1.35%) Actian
12 8 (1.35%) Informatica
12 8 (1.35%) PayPal
13 7 (1.18%) JD Edwards
13 7 (1.18%) Klarna
13 7 (1.18%) Rackspace
13 7 (1.18%) Veeam
13 7 (1.18%) WorldPay