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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 590 331 866
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.38% 24.54% 22.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.16% 44.13% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 471 287 759
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £53,000 £55,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.88%

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 1,469 750 2,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.28% 55.60% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,059 639 1,876
10th Percentile £30,950 £28,400 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,875 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 October 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 October 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 +1 178 £40,000 - 53
Nottinghamshire -4 170 £47,500 -2.56% 55
Northamptonshire -6 115 £45,000 +8.76% 31
Derbyshire 0 83 £41,633 +4.08% 36
Lincolnshire -6 41 £34,628 -16.56% 16
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 210 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 205 (34.75%) Azure
3 185 (31.36%) .NET
4 182 (30.85%) C#
5 180 (30.51%) SQL Server
6 165 (27.97%) JavaScript
7 136 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (18.64%) Social Skills
9 109 (18.47%) DevOps
10 106 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
11 103 (17.46%) T-SQL
12 89 (15.08%) Windows
13 87 (14.75%) Oracle
13 87 (14.75%) Git (software)
14 86 (14.58%) HTML
15 83 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
16 81 (13.73%) ETL
17 76 (12.88%) CSS
17 76 (12.88%) AWS
18 75 (12.71%) Python
18 75 (12.71%) ASP.NET
18 75 (12.71%) MVC
18 75 (12.71%) Finance
19 66 (11.19%) Power Platform
19 66 (11.19%) Power BI
20 63 (10.68%) Visual Studio
20 63 (10.68%) Software Engineering
21 61 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 61 (10.34%) PL/SQL
21 61 (10.34%) Analytical Skills

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 17 (2.88%) IIS
2 9 (1.53%) nginx
2 9 (1.53%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.36%) CMS
3 8 (1.36%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.19%) OpenROAD
4 7 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.85%) Apache
5 5 (0.85%) NServiceBus
5 5 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.68%) SAS
7 3 (0.51%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (7.97%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.02%) InDesign
3 6 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.02%) Siemens NX
3 6 (1.02%) Solid Edge
4 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) NetSuite
1 9 (1.53%) Shopify
2 6 (1.02%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.68%) Maximo
5 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.17%) FastStats
7 1 (0.17%) Magento
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 205 (34.75%) Azure
2 76 (12.88%) AWS
3 66 (11.19%) Power Platform
4 40 (6.78%) SaaS
5 26 (4.41%) GitHub
6 25 (4.24%) GCP
6 25 (4.24%) Microsoft 365
7 23 (3.90%) PaaS
8 20 (3.39%) Serverless
9 17 (2.88%) AWS CodeCommit
9 17 (2.88%) Azure Data Factory
9 17 (2.88%) IaaS
10 12 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.69%) Cloudflare
11 10 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (1.19%) Amazon EKS
13 7 (1.19%) AWS CodePipeline
13 7 (1.19%) Azure Functions
13 7 (1.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.41%) Firewall
2 25 (4.24%) WAN
3 23 (3.90%) DNS
4 22 (3.73%) LAN
5 13 (2.20%) Internet
6 11 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.53%) HTTP
7 9 (1.53%) Skype
7 9 (1.53%) VPN
8 7 (1.19%) IPv4
8 7 (1.19%) SMTP
9 6 (1.02%) Wireless
10 5 (0.85%) SD-WAN
10 5 (0.85%) VLAN
11 4 (0.68%) DHCP
11 4 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.51%) Asterisk PBX
12 3 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.51%) SAN
13 1 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 66 (11.19%) Power BI
3 61 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (9.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (8.31%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (7.63%) Tableau
7 32 (5.42%) Relational Database
8 29 (4.92%) NoSQL
9 27 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (3.05%) MySQL
11 17 (2.88%) Big Data
12 16 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (2.71%) Hadoop
13 15 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (2.37%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (2.20%) Data Lake
15 13 (2.20%) JasperReports
15 13 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 87 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 63 (10.68%) Visual Studio
3 43 (7.29%) Jenkins
4 37 (6.27%) JIRA
5 21 (3.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 20 (3.39%) Selenium
7 13 (2.20%) GitLab
7 13 (2.20%) Subversion
8 8 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.19%) ProC
9 7 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.19%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.19%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.02%) Android Studio
10 6 (1.02%) Cactus
10 6 (1.02%) gulp
10 6 (1.02%) webpack
10 6 (1.02%) Xcode
11 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 110 (18.64%) Social Skills
2 75 (12.71%) Finance
3 61 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (6.78%) Manufacturing
5 32 (5.42%) Marketing
5 32 (5.42%) Retail
6 30 (5.08%) Law
7 26 (4.41%) Public Sector
8 15 (2.54%) Organisational Skills
9 9 (1.53%) Banking
10 8 (1.36%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
11 5 (0.85%) Games
11 5 (0.85%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (0.68%) Billing
12 4 (0.68%) Legal
13 3 (0.51%) Back Office
13 3 (0.51%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.34%) Local Government
15 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 296 (50.17%) Developer
2 79 (13.39%) Analyst
3 71 (12.03%) Software Developer
4 70 (11.86%) .NET Developer
5 40 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 39 (6.61%) Data Analyst
7 38 (6.44%) C# Developer
8 37 (6.27%) DBA
9 35 (5.93%) SQL Developer
10 33 (5.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 31 (5.25%) Support Engineer
12 26 (4.41%) Software Engineer
13 24 (4.07%) Administrator
14 23 (3.90%) Data Engineer
15 22 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
15 22 (3.73%) SQL DBA
16 21 (3.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 19 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support
17 19 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 19 (3.22%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (31.36%) .NET
2 86 (14.58%) HTML
3 76 (12.88%) CSS
4 75 (12.71%) ASP.NET
5 57 (9.66%) .NET Framework
6 52 (8.81%) AngularJS
7 48 (8.14%) React
7 48 (8.14%) Web Services
8 39 (6.61%) jQuery
8 39 (6.61%) REST
9 38 (6.44%) .NET Core
10 37 (6.27%) JSON
11 35 (5.93%) Entity Framework
12 32 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (5.42%) XML
13 29 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (4.58%) RESTful
15 26 (4.41%) Sass
16 25 (4.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (3.56%) Virtual Team
3 20 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.03%) Legacy Systems
5 12 (2.03%) User Experience
6 10 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.53%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.19%) Biotechnology
8 7 (1.19%) Blog
8 7 (1.19%) Clustering
8 7 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.19%) NHS
9 6 (1.02%) CCTV
9 6 (1.02%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.02%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.08%) Windows
2 52 (8.81%) Linux
3 44 (7.46%) Unix
4 32 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 30 (5.08%) Windows 10
5 30 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 16 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.54%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.03%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.69%) Android
11 9 (1.53%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (1.53%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.17%) AIX
15 1 (0.17%) Solaris
15 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (18.47%) DevOps
3 106 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
4 83 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
5 81 (13.73%) ETL
6 75 (12.71%) MVC
7 63 (10.68%) Software Engineering
8 61 (10.34%) Analytics
9 49 (8.31%) Data Analysis
10 47 (7.97%) Computer Science
10 47 (7.97%) Data Modelling
11 46 (7.80%) Full Stack Development
11 46 (7.80%) Scrum
12 44 (7.46%) Visualisation
13 42 (7.12%) Project Management
14 38 (6.44%) Test Automation
15 35 (5.93%) Mentoring
16 33 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (5.25%) ERP
17 31 (5.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 182 (30.85%) C#
2 165 (27.97%) JavaScript
3 103 (17.46%) T-SQL
4 75 (12.71%) Python
5 61 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 52 (8.81%) Java
7 51 (8.64%) PowerShell
8 39 (6.61%) C
9 35 (5.93%) TypeScript
10 34 (5.76%) VB.NET
11 26 (4.41%) C++
12 22 (3.73%) PHP
12 22 (3.73%) VB
13 20 (3.39%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.71%) R
15 15 (2.54%) VBA
16 13 (2.20%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 10 (1.69%) Ruby
19 8 (1.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (7.63%) Degree
2 23 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
3 18 (3.05%) MCITP
4 14 (2.37%) HND
5 13 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.03%) HNC
7 2 (0.34%) CCNA
7 2 (0.34%) CCNP
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.34%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.34%) MCP
7 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.42%) Data Quality
2 26 (4.41%) QA
3 24 (4.07%) SLA
4 12 (2.03%) Accessibility
5 8 (1.36%) GDPR
6 6 (1.02%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.34%) PSD2
8 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.17%) IFRS
8 1 (0.17%) NIST
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.44%) Docker
3 34 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.22%) vSphere
6 18 (3.05%) XenApp
6 18 (3.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (5.42%) Terraform
2 25 (4.24%) Kubernetes
3 17 (2.88%) SCCM
4 15 (2.54%) Ansible
5 12 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.03%) Puppet
6 8 (1.36%) ZABBIX
7 7 (1.19%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.85%) SCOM
9 4 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.51%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.51%) Nagios
11 2 (0.34%) Consul
12 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Statspack
12 1 (0.17%) Proxmox
12 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 210 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 87 (14.75%) Oracle
3 43 (7.29%) VMware
4 33 (5.59%) Citrix
5 27 (4.58%) Informatica
6 22 (3.73%) JDA
7 21 (3.56%) SAP
8 19 (3.22%) Google
9 17 (2.88%) Xamarin
10 13 (2.20%) Telerik
11 11 (1.86%) Databricks
11 11 (1.86%) JD Edwards
12 10 (1.69%) Veeam
13 8 (1.36%) Adobe
13 8 (1.36%) AppDynamics
14 7 (1.19%) Cisco
14 7 (1.19%) Dell
14 7 (1.19%) IBM
14 7 (1.19%) Rackspace
14 7 (1.19%) RedGate