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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 682 570 327
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.25% 18.58% 19.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.43% 38.72% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 461 455 279
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £33,589 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.12% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £60,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 1,535 1,472 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 45.58% 47.98% 52.32%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,099 723
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
75th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £53,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +7 324 £50,000 +11.73% 53
Leicestershire -11 129 £40,000 +7.38% 31
Derbyshire +1 97 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Northamptonshire -1 88 £52,500 +21.39% 12
Lincolnshire -4 27 £40,500 +16.96% 13
Rutland - 6 £26,500 - 1
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 337 (49.41%) Azure
2 270 (39.59%) Agile
3 244 (35.78%) C#
4 241 (35.34%) Social Skills
5 240 (35.19%) Microsoft
6 232 (34.02%) .NET
7 221 (32.40%) SQL Server
8 216 (31.67%) JavaScript
9 167 (24.49%) Git (software)
10 151 (22.14%) Problem-Solving
11 143 (20.97%) Software Engineering
12 142 (20.82%) DevOps
13 141 (20.67%) Java
14 136 (19.94%) HTML
15 133 (19.50%) AWS
16 126 (18.48%) Finance
17 123 (18.04%) CSS
18 122 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
19 117 (17.16%) MVC
20 114 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
21 108 (15.84%) Python
22 106 (15.54%) Degree
23 104 (15.25%) ETL
24 102 (14.96%) ASP.NET
25 99 (14.52%) Azure DevOps
26 96 (14.08%) Windows
27 95 (13.93%) Power Platform
28 94 (13.78%) Power BI
29 89 (13.05%) React
30 87 (12.76%) PowerShell

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 33 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.08%) SAS
3 20 (2.93%) Apache Spark
4 19 (2.79%) IIS
5 16 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.91%) Apache
7 9 (1.32%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.73%) Confluence
9 5 (0.73%) JBoss
10 4 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.59%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.44%) CMS
11 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.29%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 31 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.73%) Simulink
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) SPSS
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) Eikon
2 2 (0.29%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.15%) BPCS
3 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 337 (49.41%) Azure
2 133 (19.50%) AWS
3 99 (14.52%) Azure DevOps
4 95 (13.93%) Power Platform
5 70 (10.26%) Serverless
6 45 (6.60%) Azure Service Bus
7 42 (6.16%) Azure Functions
8 32 (4.69%) Microsoft 365
9 29 (4.25%) Azure Data Factory
10 27 (3.96%) GCP
11 25 (3.67%) SaaS
12 20 (2.93%) Dynamics 365
13 18 (2.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 17 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
15 16 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
16 15 (2.20%) Amazon S3
17 14 (2.05%) Amazon ECS
17 14 (2.05%) PaaS
18 13 (1.91%) IaaS
19 11 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.28%) HTTP
2 25 (3.67%) SSL
2 25 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 23 (3.37%) FTP
3 23 (3.37%) WAN
4 21 (3.08%) Broadband
5 20 (2.93%) DNS
6 18 (2.64%) Firewall
7 17 (2.49%) SAN
8 16 (2.35%) Internet
9 15 (2.20%) LAN
10 14 (2.05%) VPN
11 9 (1.32%) 5G
11 9 (1.32%) SD-WAN
11 9 (1.32%) SMTP
12 5 (0.73%) NAS
13 3 (0.44%) DHCP
13 3 (0.44%) Skype
14 2 (0.29%) VSAN
14 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (32.40%) SQL Server
2 94 (13.78%) Power BI
3 78 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
4 72 (10.56%) NoSQL
5 68 (9.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (5.72%) MySQL
8 35 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 30 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (3.81%) Data Lake
11 25 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (3.23%) Tableau
13 18 (2.64%) MongoDB
14 17 (2.49%) Hadoop
15 15 (2.20%) Cognos Impromptu
16 11 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (1.47%) Oracle Database
17 10 (1.47%) RDBMS
18 9 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 167 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 67 (9.82%) JIRA
3 56 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (7.18%) Visual Studio
5 31 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 18 (2.64%) GitLab
7 16 (2.35%) ProC
8 13 (1.91%) Selenium
9 12 (1.76%) Subversion
10 10 (1.47%) CircleCI
10 10 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (1.17%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.17%) JMeter
11 8 (1.17%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.88%) Postman
12 6 (0.88%) Ranorex
13 5 (0.73%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.73%) Gradle
13 5 (0.73%) Maven
14 3 (0.44%) Ant
General
1 241 (35.34%) Social Skills
2 126 (18.48%) Finance
3 122 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (7.48%) Retail
5 46 (6.74%) Manufacturing
6 37 (5.43%) Marketing
7 36 (5.28%) Legal
7 36 (5.28%) Public Sector
8 22 (3.23%) Law
9 18 (2.64%) Influencing Skills
10 15 (2.20%) Danish Language
10 15 (2.20%) Swedish Language
11 13 (1.91%) Presentation Skills
12 12 (1.76%) Organisational Skills
13 11 (1.61%) Financial Institution
14 10 (1.47%) Aerospace
14 10 (1.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 6 (0.88%) Games
16 3 (0.44%) Aviation
17 2 (0.29%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 231 (33.87%) Developer
2 84 (12.32%) Analyst
3 81 (11.88%) Software Developer
4 76 (11.14%) Software Engineer
5 50 (7.33%) Data Engineer
6 47 (6.89%) .NET Developer
7 40 (5.87%) Graduate
8 37 (5.43%) Senior Developer
9 27 (3.96%) DBA
10 23 (3.37%) Junior
11 22 (3.23%) Support Engineer
12 21 (3.08%) C# Developer
12 21 (3.08%) SQL DBA
13 19 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (2.79%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (2.64%) Azure Engineer
14 18 (2.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 18 (2.64%) SQL Developer
14 18 (2.64%) Trainee
14 18 (2.64%) Trainee Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (34.02%) .NET
2 136 (19.94%) HTML
3 123 (18.04%) CSS
4 102 (14.96%) ASP.NET
5 89 (13.05%) React
6 86 (12.61%) .NET Core
7 85 (12.46%) .NET Framework
8 72 (10.56%) Entity Framework
9 69 (10.12%) jQuery
10 67 (9.82%) XML
11 66 (9.68%) AngularJS
12 54 (7.92%) REST
13 51 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 50 (7.33%) Node.js
15 43 (6.30%) RESTful
16 36 (5.28%) Web Services
17 33 (4.84%) HTML5
18 32 (4.69%) JSON
19 30 (4.40%) SOAP
20 27 (3.96%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.48%) Self-Motivation
2 26 (3.81%) Data Structures
3 23 (3.37%) Cloud Native
4 18 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.20%) User Experience
6 15 (2.20%) Video Editing
7 13 (1.91%) Driving Licence
7 13 (1.91%) Private Cloud
8 12 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.47%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.32%) Housing Association
10 9 (1.32%) Satnav
10 9 (1.32%) Tandem
11 8 (1.17%) Clustering
11 8 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.17%) Renewable Energy
11 8 (1.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (14.08%) Windows
2 57 (8.36%) Linux
3 46 (6.74%) Android
4 45 (6.60%) Windows Server
5 43 (6.30%) Apple iOS
6 29 (4.25%) Windows Server 2019
7 20 (2.93%) Unix
7 20 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.64%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (1.47%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.59%) AIX
11 2 (0.29%) MVS
11 2 (0.29%) VMS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.29%) zOS
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (39.59%) Agile
2 151 (22.14%) Problem-Solving
3 143 (20.97%) Software Engineering
4 142 (20.82%) DevOps
5 117 (17.16%) MVC
6 114 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
7 104 (15.25%) ETL
8 81 (11.88%) Analytics
9 72 (10.56%) Test Automation
9 72 (10.56%) Unit Testing
10 71 (10.41%) CI/CD
11 66 (9.68%) Computer Science
12 65 (9.53%) Microservices
13 56 (8.21%) Data Modelling
14 52 (7.62%) Process Improvement
14 52 (7.62%) User Stories
15 47 (6.89%) ERP
15 47 (6.89%) SDLC
16 44 (6.45%) Full Stack Development
17 43 (6.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 244 (35.78%) C#
2 216 (31.67%) JavaScript
3 141 (20.67%) Java
4 108 (15.84%) Python
5 87 (12.76%) PowerShell
6 81 (11.88%) T-SQL
7 43 (6.30%) C++
8 38 (5.57%) Ruby
9 33 (4.84%) TypeScript
10 32 (4.69%) Go
11 26 (3.81%) PL/SQL
12 23 (3.37%) VB
13 16 (2.35%) PROC SQL
13 16 (2.35%) SAS Macro
13 16 (2.35%) VBScript
14 15 (2.20%) Bash
15 14 (2.05%) PHP
16 11 (1.61%) R
17 10 (1.47%) Scala
18 9 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (15.54%) Degree
2 43 (6.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (4.25%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.79%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.03%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.73%) ISEB
10 3 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.29%) HNC
11 2 (0.29%) MCP
11 2 (0.29%) PhD
12 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.15%) HND
12 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.80%) QA
2 16 (2.35%) CDISC
3 14 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.91%) SLA
5 10 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (1.03%) GDPR
7 7 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.29%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.29%) PMO
9 1 (0.15%) Good Clinical Practice
9 1 (0.15%) GxP
9 1 (0.15%) NCSC
9 1 (0.15%) NIST
9 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 56 (8.21%) Docker
2 41 (6.01%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (4.25%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 7 (1.03%) vSphere
6 5 (0.73%) XenApp
6 5 (0.73%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 62 (9.09%) Terraform
2 38 (5.57%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.64%) SCCM
4 14 (2.05%) Ansible
5 10 (1.47%) ZABBIX
6 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (1.17%) WSUS
7 7 (1.03%) Puppet
8 6 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.73%) Grafana
10 4 (0.59%) SCOM
10 4 (0.59%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.15%) Nagios
11 1 (0.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 240 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.92%) Oracle
3 50 (7.33%) Xamarin
4 37 (5.43%) VMware
5 29 (4.25%) SAP
6 26 (3.81%) Google
7 20 (2.93%) Databricks
8 18 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.20%) Infor
10 13 (1.91%) SYSPRO
11 12 (1.76%) AppDynamics
11 12 (1.76%) Veeam
12 9 (1.32%) Rackspace
13 8 (1.17%) New Relic
14 7 (1.03%) Sybase
15 6 (0.88%) Citrix
15 6 (0.88%) IFS
16 5 (0.73%) Dynatrace
16 5 (0.73%) IBM
16 5 (0.73%) JDA