Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 854 1,134 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.76% 24.14% 22.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.21% 42.41% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 750 952 998
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -

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 2,124 2,674 2,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 54.13% 56.93% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,868 2,183 2,394
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £25,650
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL in the East Midlands

SQL
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 +1 323 £40,000 - 62
Leicestershire +2 242 £40,000 - 54
Northamptonshire -1 167 £39,535 -6.98% 28
Derbyshire -1 102 £35,000 -12.50% 27
Lincolnshire -11 18 £35,000 -6.67% 18
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 399 (46.72%) C#
2 368 (43.09%) .NET
3 309 (36.18%) Microsoft
4 288 (33.72%) JavaScript
5 278 (32.55%) Agile Software Development
6 262 (30.68%) SQL Server
7 237 (27.75%) Azure
8 221 (25.88%) HTML
9 202 (23.65%) ASP.NET
10 190 (22.25%) CSS
11 175 (20.49%) T-SQL
12 151 (17.68%) Business Intelligence
13 129 (15.11%) MVC
14 125 (14.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 112 (13.11%) Windows
16 105 (12.30%) AngularJS
17 101 (11.83%) Retail
18 100 (11.71%) SDLC
19 99 (11.59%) AWS
20 98 (11.48%) Java
21 97 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 95 (11.12%) jQuery
23 93 (10.89%) Test Automation
24 90 (10.54%) Finance
25 88 (10.30%) Degree
25 88 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
26 86 (10.07%) .NET Framework
27 82 (9.60%) Scrum
27 82 (9.60%) Oracle
28 80 (9.37%) Software Engineering

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 40 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.58%) NServiceBus
3 18 (2.11%) IIS
4 17 (1.99%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.29%) Apache
5 11 (1.29%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.17%) SAS
7 8 (0.94%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.82%) CICS
9 6 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.59%) nginx
10 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.47%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.35%) Confluence
13 2 (0.23%) DNN
13 2 (0.23%) Documentum
13 2 (0.23%) WordPress
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) Abaqus
5 2 (0.23%) PrintSoft PReS
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.05%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.23%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.12%) iTrent
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.12%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 237 (27.75%) Azure
2 99 (11.59%) AWS
3 51 (5.97%) Power Platform
4 38 (4.45%) Office 365
5 20 (2.34%) SaaS
6 15 (1.76%) GCP
7 13 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.82%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (0.70%) GitHub
9 6 (0.70%) IaaS
10 5 (0.59%) Serverless
11 4 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.35%) Boomi
12 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.46%) DHCP
1 21 (2.46%) DNS
2 20 (2.34%) Firewall
2 20 (2.34%) Remote Desktop
3 17 (1.99%) WAN
4 15 (1.76%) VPN
5 13 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.52%) VLAN
6 12 (1.41%) VoIP
7 11 (1.29%) Internet
8 9 (1.05%) HTTP
9 8 (0.94%) H.323
9 8 (0.94%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.94%) RTP
10 7 (0.82%) Intranet
10 7 (0.82%) LAN
11 6 (0.70%) NetScaler
11 6 (0.70%) Network Security
11 6 (0.70%) Skype
11 6 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 125 (14.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 59 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (5.97%) Power BI
7 43 (5.04%) Big Data
8 42 (4.92%) Relational Database
9 40 (4.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (3.51%) MongoDB
11 29 (3.40%) SQL Server 2016
12 24 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
13 23 (2.69%) NoSQL
13 23 (2.69%) Oracle Database
13 23 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
13 23 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (2.46%) MySQL
15 18 (2.11%) Data Lake
16 17 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
17 15 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 57 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 57 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (5.27%) Visual Studio
3 39 (4.57%) Selenium
4 25 (2.93%) SoapUI
5 24 (2.81%) JIRA
6 23 (2.69%) Jenkins
7 20 (2.34%) Subversion
8 13 (1.52%) Bitbucket
8 13 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.29%) Maven
10 8 (0.94%) Visual Studio Code
11 7 (0.82%) JUnit
11 7 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.82%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.82%) webpack
12 6 (0.70%) Hudson
12 6 (0.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 6 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 101 (11.83%) Retail
2 90 (10.54%) Finance
3 31 (3.63%) Marketing
4 25 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.99%) Aerospace
6 14 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.41%) Publishing
8 10 (1.17%) Banking
9 8 (0.94%) Public Sector
10 6 (0.70%) Automotive
11 5 (0.59%) Law
12 4 (0.47%) Games
13 3 (0.35%) Legal
14 2 (0.23%) Social Housing
15 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Police
15 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 454 (53.16%) Developer
2 146 (17.10%) .NET Developer
3 122 (14.29%) Analyst
4 119 (13.93%) C# Developer
5 88 (10.30%) Senior Developer
6 84 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 76 (8.90%) Software Developer
8 56 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 45 (5.27%) Applications Developer
10 44 (5.15%) Administrator
11 43 (5.04%) Java Developer
11 43 (5.04%) Software Engineer
12 41 (4.80%) DBA
13 39 (4.57%) Junior
14 37 (4.33%) Applications Support
14 37 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (3.98%) Senior .NET Developer
16 33 (3.86%) Support Engineer
17 32 (3.75%) Support Analyst
18 31 (3.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (43.09%) .NET
2 221 (25.88%) HTML
3 202 (23.65%) ASP.NET
4 190 (22.25%) CSS
5 105 (12.30%) AngularJS
6 95 (11.12%) jQuery
7 86 (10.07%) .NET Framework
8 74 (8.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (7.85%) Web Services
10 61 (7.14%) WCF
11 59 (6.91%) XML
12 57 (6.67%) HTML5
12 57 (6.67%) Spring
13 51 (5.97%) RESTful
14 49 (5.74%) Node.js
15 48 (5.62%) .NET Core
16 47 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 44 (5.15%) Ajax
18 37 (4.33%) React
19 36 (4.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 50 (5.85%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.81%) Virtual Team
6 22 (2.58%) EPoS
6 22 (2.58%) Public Cloud
7 20 (2.34%) CMDB
8 16 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.05%) User Experience
12 8 (0.94%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.82%) Clustering
13 7 (0.82%) NHS
14 6 (0.70%) Replication
14 6 (0.70%) Robotics
14 6 (0.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 112 (13.11%) Windows
2 54 (6.32%) Linux
3 35 (4.10%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.28%) Windows 10
5 18 (2.11%) Unix
6 17 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.52%) AIX
9 11 (1.29%) Android
10 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.23%) SUSE
12 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (32.55%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (17.68%) Business Intelligence
3 129 (15.11%) MVC
4 100 (11.71%) SDLC
5 93 (10.89%) Test Automation
6 82 (9.60%) Scrum
7 80 (9.37%) Software Engineering
8 78 (9.13%) DevOps
9 77 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
10 75 (8.78%) ITIL
11 74 (8.67%) Unit Testing
12 65 (7.61%) Analytics
13 61 (7.14%) Web Development
14 54 (6.32%) ETL
14 54 (6.32%) Microservices
15 52 (6.09%) TDD
16 51 (5.97%) Computer Science
16 51 (5.97%) Data Modelling
17 50 (5.85%) E-Commerce
18 47 (5.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 399 (46.72%) C#
2 288 (33.72%) JavaScript
3 175 (20.49%) T-SQL
4 98 (11.48%) Java
5 57 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 50 (5.85%) PowerShell
6 50 (5.85%) Python
7 31 (3.63%) PL/SQL
8 22 (2.58%) VB
9 19 (2.22%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.11%) PHP
11 15 (1.76%) C
11 15 (1.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 15 (1.76%) R
12 14 (1.64%) VBA
12 14 (1.64%) VBScript
13 12 (1.41%) C++
14 8 (0.94%) COBOL
14 8 (0.94%) JCL
15 6 (0.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 88 (10.30%) Degree
2 20 (2.34%) Master's Degree
2 20 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.05%) MCSA
6 9 (1.05%) MCSE
6 9 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (0.94%) CCNA
7 8 (0.94%) ISEB
7 8 (0.94%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (0.82%) MCP
9 5 (0.59%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.47%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.15%) QA
2 25 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 19 (2.22%) SLA
4 12 (1.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (7.85%) Active Directory
2 50 (5.85%) Docker
3 30 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.05%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 9 (1.05%) XenApp
6 8 (0.94%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.94%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.23%) Firmware
10 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.12%) HDFS
11 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.76%) SCCM
3 11 (1.29%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.29%) SCOM
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.59%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.35%) Control-M
6 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.35%) Terraform
6 3 (0.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 2 (0.23%) Ansible
7 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (0.23%) WSUS
8 1 (0.12%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 309 (36.18%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.60%) Oracle
3 37 (4.33%) Tableau
4 34 (3.98%) VMware
5 26 (3.04%) Citrix
6 25 (2.93%) IBM
7 23 (2.69%) SAP
8 21 (2.46%) Google
9 19 (2.22%) ForgeRock
10 15 (1.76%) Databricks
11 13 (1.52%) Talend
12 9 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (1.05%) Snowplow
13 8 (0.94%) Avaya
13 8 (0.94%) Cisco
13 8 (0.94%) JDA
13 8 (0.94%) Mitel
14 7 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.70%) Xamarin
16 5 (0.59%) Infor