Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 613 987 1,241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.41% 23.74% 23.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.42% 41.86% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 569 837 1,168
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,450 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,150
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,683 2,358 3,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 50.54% 56.72% 61.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,469 1,778 2,871
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,900 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 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 5 April 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 5 April 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 -5 186 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Leicestershire -1 179 £40,000 - 23
Northamptonshire 0 174 £43,750 +9.38% 18
Derbyshire -14 44 £42,500 +21.43% 11
Lincolnshire -5 27 £33,500 -4.29% 9
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 296 (48.29%) C#
2 285 (46.49%) .NET
3 237 (38.66%) SQL Server
4 207 (33.77%) Microsoft
5 200 (32.63%) JavaScript
6 180 (29.36%) ASP.NET
7 166 (27.08%) MVC
8 156 (25.45%) CSS
9 143 (23.33%) HTML
10 138 (22.51%) Azure
11 129 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
12 120 (19.58%) T-SQL
13 111 (18.11%) Oracle
14 101 (16.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 100 (16.31%) Java
16 99 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
17 97 (15.82%) Windows
18 93 (15.17%) .NET Framework
19 90 (14.68%) AngularJS
20 86 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
20 86 (14.03%) jQuery
21 77 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 65 (10.60%) Software Engineering
22 65 (10.60%) Finance
23 64 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
24 61 (9.95%) Linux
25 59 (9.62%) Web Services
26 54 (8.81%) Scrum
26 54 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
26 54 (8.81%) RESTful

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 37 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.12%) IIS
2 13 (2.12%) NServiceBus
3 11 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (1.63%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.14%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.98%) SAS
8 4 (0.65%) Apache
8 4 (0.65%) CICS
8 4 (0.65%) JBoss
8 4 (0.65%) WildFly
9 3 (0.49%) WordPress
10 2 (0.33%) Confluence
10 2 (0.33%) Documentum
11 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.16%) ArcSDE
11 1 (0.16%) CMS
11 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.82%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.16%) Shopify
3 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 138 (22.51%) Azure
2 54 (8.81%) Power Platform
3 44 (7.18%) AWS
4 23 (3.75%) Office 365
5 21 (3.43%) Azure Data Factory
5 21 (3.43%) SaaS
6 10 (1.63%) PaaS
7 9 (1.47%) GCP
7 9 (1.47%) IaaS
8 8 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.82%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.49%) Serverless
12 2 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.33%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.94%) SAN
2 15 (2.45%) WAN
3 12 (1.96%) Firewall
4 11 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.63%) LAN
5 10 (1.63%) NAS
5 10 (1.63%) NetScaler
6 8 (1.31%) VSAN
7 7 (1.14%) DHCP
7 7 (1.14%) DNS
7 7 (1.14%) VPN
8 6 (0.98%) Internet
9 4 (0.65%) ADSL
9 4 (0.65%) VoIP
10 3 (0.49%) MPLS
10 3 (0.49%) Skype
10 3 (0.49%) VLAN
11 2 (0.33%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.33%) Modbus
11 2 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (38.66%) SQL Server
2 101 (16.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (8.65%) Power BI
6 41 (6.69%) Oracle Database
7 39 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (6.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (5.71%) NoSQL
10 29 (4.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 28 (4.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 25 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
13 24 (3.92%) Relational Database
14 19 (3.10%) SAP BW
14 19 (3.10%) SAP HANA
15 18 (2.94%) Big Data
15 18 (2.94%) MySQL
16 15 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 12 (1.96%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 51 (8.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (5.87%) Git (software)
2 36 (5.87%) Visual Studio
3 24 (3.92%) JUnit
3 24 (3.92%) Maven
4 21 (3.43%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.26%) Selenium
6 15 (2.45%) SoapUI
7 13 (2.12%) JIRA
8 11 (1.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 10 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (1.63%) ReSharper
10 9 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (1.14%) ANTLR
11 7 (1.14%) Artifactory
12 6 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.98%) GitLab
12 6 (0.98%) Gradle
13 5 (0.82%) Subversion
14 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
General
1 65 (10.60%) Finance
2 44 (7.18%) Retail
3 24 (3.92%) Marketing
4 20 (3.26%) Law
5 18 (2.94%) Public Sector
6 13 (2.12%) Legal
7 10 (1.63%) Banking
8 8 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.49%) Billing
9 3 (0.49%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.33%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 361 (58.89%) Developer
2 141 (23.00%) .NET Developer
3 82 (13.38%) C# Developer
4 65 (10.60%) Software Developer
5 61 (9.95%) Analyst
5 61 (9.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 57 (9.30%) Senior Developer
7 41 (6.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 40 (6.53%) Software Engineer
9 38 (6.20%) DBA
9 38 (6.20%) Java Developer
10 32 (5.22%) Administrator
10 32 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (5.06%) .NET Software Developer
11 31 (5.06%) SQL Developer
12 29 (4.73%) Applications Developer
13 27 (4.40%) Junior
14 26 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (4.24%) Lead Developer
15 24 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (46.49%) .NET
2 180 (29.36%) ASP.NET
3 156 (25.45%) CSS
4 143 (23.33%) HTML
5 93 (15.17%) .NET Framework
6 90 (14.68%) AngularJS
7 86 (14.03%) jQuery
8 59 (9.62%) Web Services
9 54 (8.81%) RESTful
10 50 (8.16%) Spring
10 50 (8.16%) XML
11 48 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (7.01%) .NET Core
13 39 (6.36%) Entity Framework
14 37 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 37 (6.04%) HTML5
15 35 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 35 (5.71%) WCF
16 32 (5.22%) WinForms
17 30 (4.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (2.61%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.12%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.79%) EPoS
6 11 (1.79%) Replication
7 9 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.31%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.14%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.98%) User Experience
11 5 (0.82%) Pricing Data
12 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.65%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.65%) Life Science
12 4 (0.65%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 97 (15.82%) Windows
2 61 (9.95%) Linux
3 28 (4.57%) Unix
4 26 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.47%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (1.14%) Android
9 6 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.65%) AIX
11 4 (0.65%) Solaris
12 2 (0.33%) CentOS
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) VMS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (27.08%) MVC
2 129 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (10.60%) Software Engineering
5 64 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (8.81%) Scrum
7 50 (8.16%) DevOps
8 49 (7.99%) Test Automation
9 46 (7.50%) Web Development
10 45 (7.34%) TDD
11 43 (7.01%) SDLC
12 40 (6.53%) OOP
13 35 (5.71%) Unit Testing
14 34 (5.55%) OO
15 32 (5.22%) Data Modelling
16 29 (4.73%) ETL
16 29 (4.73%) Microservices
17 27 (4.40%) Analytics
17 27 (4.40%) CRM
18 23 (3.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 296 (48.29%) C#
2 200 (32.63%) JavaScript
3 120 (19.58%) T-SQL
4 100 (16.31%) Java
5 50 (8.16%) PL/SQL
6 45 (7.34%) PowerShell
7 31 (5.06%) VB.NET
8 26 (4.24%) Python
9 19 (3.10%) C++
10 17 (2.77%) ABAP
10 17 (2.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 12 (1.96%) PHP
11 12 (1.96%) Scala
12 10 (1.63%) R
13 9 (1.47%) C
14 7 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.98%) VB
16 5 (0.82%) Java 8
16 5 (0.82%) VBA
17 4 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (7.34%) Degree
2 14 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (1.96%) OCP
5 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 7 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.98%) ISEB
9 5 (0.82%) MCP
9 5 (0.82%) MCSA
9 5 (0.82%) MCSE
9 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (0.65%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.65%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.65%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.33%) OCA
12 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.45%) QA
2 13 (2.12%) SLA
3 12 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.65%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.26%) Docker
3 18 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.14%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.82%) XenApp
9 4 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.33%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.16%) HDFS
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (2.45%) Data Guard
2 14 (2.28%) SCCM
3 13 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (1.96%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.47%) SCOM
6 6 (0.98%) Oozie
6 6 (0.98%) Puppet
7 4 (0.65%) Terraform
8 3 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.33%) MIIS
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.16%) Ansible
10 1 (0.16%) Clonezilla
10 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.16%) Mesos
Vendors
1 207 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 111 (18.11%) Oracle
3 31 (5.06%) SAP
4 23 (3.75%) VMware
5 22 (3.59%) Google
6 19 (3.10%) Citrix
7 12 (1.96%) Tableau
8 11 (1.79%) Veeam
9 8 (1.31%) Cisco
9 8 (1.31%) CommVault
9 8 (1.31%) IBM
9 8 (1.31%) NetApp
9 8 (1.31%) Zerto
10 7 (1.14%) Databricks
11 6 (0.98%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.82%) Cognos
12 5 (0.82%) Telerik
13 4 (0.65%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.65%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.49%) Capita