Period
to 15 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 547 1,181 2,351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 20.24% 16.39% 20.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.39% 32.63% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 492 986 2,101
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,425 3,619 6,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 52.74% 50.23% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,084 2,726 5,094
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 of England

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the East of England

SQL
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in the East of England.

Salary trend for SQL in the East of England

SQL
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL in the East of England

SQL
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Hertfordshire +3 205 £47,500 +5.56% 35
Essex +6 144 £45,000 +10.43% 21
Cambridgeshire -1 123 £47,500 +5.56% 35
Suffolk +11 33 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Bedfordshire -3 31 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Norfolk -5 11 £46,500 +21.95% 12
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 of England region with a requirement for SQL.

1 232 (42.41%) SQL Server
2 191 (34.92%) C#
2 191 (34.92%) .NET
3 179 (32.72%) Azure
4 171 (31.26%) Microsoft
5 144 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (18.83%) JavaScript
7 98 (17.92%) Degree
8 95 (17.37%) AWS
9 86 (15.72%) Windows
10 81 (14.81%) Linux
10 81 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 80 (14.63%) HTML
12 79 (14.44%) Python
13 76 (13.89%) T-SQL
14 73 (13.35%) ASP.NET
14 73 (13.35%) Analytics
15 71 (12.98%) Finance
16 69 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
17 66 (12.07%) CSS
17 66 (12.07%) Java
18 65 (11.88%) ETL
19 64 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
19 64 (11.70%) Git (software)
20 63 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 62 (11.33%) Data Warehouse
22 57 (10.42%) MVC
23 56 (10.24%) Oracle
23 56 (10.24%) Computer Science
24 55 (10.05%) MySQL

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 45 (8.23%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.66%) Apache Spark
2 20 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.93%) Confluence
4 15 (2.74%) Apache
5 11 (2.01%) Apache Airflow
5 11 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (1.83%) Luigi
7 9 (1.65%) IIS
8 6 (1.10%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.91%) CMS
10 2 (0.37%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.37%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.37%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.18%) nginx
11 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (7.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) CATIA
4 1 (0.18%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 11 (2.01%) NetSuite
2 9 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.46%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.91%) Maximo
6 4 (0.73%) Exchequer
7 3 (0.55%) Magento
7 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.55%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.55%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.37%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.18%) Summit
9 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 179 (32.72%) Azure
2 95 (17.37%) AWS
3 49 (8.96%) Power Platform
4 39 (7.13%) Office 365
5 22 (4.02%) Azure Data Factory
6 18 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (2.56%) OneDrive
8 13 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
9 12 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (2.19%) OpenShift
10 11 (2.01%) Serverless
11 10 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.83%) CloudBees
11 10 (1.83%) Logic Apps
12 8 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (1.28%) GCP
14 5 (0.91%) SaaS
15 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.73%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.48%) TCP/IP
2 27 (4.94%) DNS
3 23 (4.20%) Firewall
4 20 (3.66%) WAN
5 16 (2.93%) DHCP
5 16 (2.93%) LAN
6 11 (2.01%) Wireless
7 10 (1.83%) RS-232
7 10 (1.83%) RS-485
7 10 (1.83%) SAN
8 9 (1.65%) HTTP
9 7 (1.28%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (0.73%) Skype
10 4 (0.73%) VPN
11 3 (0.55%) PBX
11 3 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.55%) VoIP
12 2 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.37%) Internet
12 2 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (42.41%) SQL Server
2 81 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (11.33%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (10.05%) MySQL
6 52 (9.51%) NoSQL
7 46 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (8.23%) Power BI
9 33 (6.03%) Big Data
9 33 (6.03%) Relational Database
10 32 (5.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (4.20%) Azure SQL Database
11 23 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (4.02%) MongoDB
13 18 (3.29%) Amazon Redshift
13 18 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (2.56%) Hadoop
14 14 (2.56%) Oracle Database
14 14 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.95%) Jenkins
3 32 (5.85%) JIRA
4 16 (2.93%) Visual Studio
5 15 (2.74%) GitLab
5 15 (2.74%) Selenium
6 14 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 14 (2.56%) Travis CI
7 10 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.65%) Cypress.io
9 8 (1.46%) PHPUnit
10 7 (1.28%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.28%) Postman
11 6 (1.10%) CircleCI
11 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (1.10%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.91%) Maven
12 5 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 71 (12.98%) Finance
2 22 (4.02%) Retail
3 19 (3.47%) Law
4 16 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.19%) Legal
6 11 (2.01%) Advertising
6 11 (2.01%) Marketing
7 10 (1.83%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.46%) Local Government
9 6 (1.10%) Billing
9 6 (1.10%) Games
10 4 (0.73%) Fire and Rescue
10 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.55%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.37%) Electronics
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 261 (47.71%) Developer
2 85 (15.54%) Analyst
3 77 (14.08%) .NET Developer
4 71 (12.98%) SQL Developer
5 67 (12.25%) C# Developer
6 60 (10.97%) Software Developer
7 46 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (6.22%) Senior Developer
8 34 (6.22%) Software Engineer
8 34 (6.22%) Support Analyst
9 32 (5.85%) Administrator
10 29 (5.30%) DBA
11 28 (5.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 27 (4.94%) Junior
13 25 (4.57%) Applications Support
14 24 (4.39%) SQL DBA
15 23 (4.20%) .NET Software Developer
16 21 (3.84%) Data Engineer
17 20 (3.66%) Junior Developer
18 19 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (34.92%) .NET
2 80 (14.63%) HTML
3 73 (13.35%) ASP.NET
4 66 (12.07%) CSS
5 55 (10.05%) .NET Core
6 48 (8.78%) AngularJS
7 42 (7.68%) .NET Framework
8 38 (6.95%) XML
9 37 (6.76%) Web Services
10 35 (6.40%) jQuery
11 30 (5.48%) HTML5
12 29 (5.30%) JSON
13 27 (4.94%) RESTful
14 24 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (3.84%) Entity Framework
17 20 (3.66%) Node.js
18 19 (3.47%) CSS3
19 18 (3.29%) REST
20 17 (3.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 34 (6.22%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.47%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.93%) User Experience
7 12 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.46%) EPoS
10 8 (1.46%) LIMS
11 7 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
12 6 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.10%) FMCG
13 5 (0.91%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.91%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.73%) Clustering
15 3 (0.55%) NHS
15 3 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.72%) Windows
2 81 (14.81%) Linux
3 40 (7.31%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.66%) Android
4 20 (3.66%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.19%) CentOS
8 12 (2.19%) Windows 10
9 11 (2.01%) Unix
10 9 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.46%) Debian
12 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.73%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.18%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (13.35%) Analytics
3 69 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (11.88%) ETL
5 64 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (10.42%) MVC
7 56 (10.24%) Computer Science
8 54 (9.87%) DevOps
9 50 (9.14%) ITIL
9 50 (9.14%) Software Engineering
10 45 (8.23%) Scrum
10 45 (8.23%) SDLC
11 44 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (7.50%) Mathematics
13 39 (7.13%) TDD
14 36 (6.58%) Migration
15 34 (6.22%) Test Automation
16 33 (6.03%) ERP
17 32 (5.85%) Data Science
17 32 (5.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 191 (34.92%) C#
2 103 (18.83%) JavaScript
3 79 (14.44%) Python
4 76 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 66 (12.07%) Java
6 42 (7.68%) PHP
7 41 (7.50%) C++
8 23 (4.20%) Scala
9 19 (3.47%) VB
10 16 (2.93%) Bash Shell
10 16 (2.93%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.93%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.93%) VBA
11 14 (2.56%) R
12 12 (2.19%) Java 8
13 11 (2.01%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.83%) Go
15 9 (1.65%) Rust
15 9 (1.65%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 98 (17.92%) Degree
2 43 (7.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.19%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.91%) ISEB
8 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.73%) PhD
9 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) HND
9 2 (0.37%) MBCS
9 2 (0.37%) MCITP
9 2 (0.37%) MCSA
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.67%) SLA
2 16 (2.93%) QA
3 10 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.83%) GDPR
4 8 (1.46%) GxP
5 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (9.51%) Active Directory
2 51 (9.32%) Docker
3 26 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.84%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.84%) vSphere
5 8 (1.46%) VirtualBox
6 6 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (6.76%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.11%) Ansible
3 16 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.74%) Puppet
5 13 (2.38%) SCCM
6 10 (1.83%) Kibana
7 9 (1.65%) logstash
8 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.10%) WSUS
9 3 (0.55%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.55%) Terraform
10 2 (0.37%) Fluentd
10 2 (0.37%) Graylog
10 2 (0.37%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.37%) MOM
10 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.18%) Graphite
11 1 (0.18%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 171 (31.26%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.24%) Oracle
3 31 (5.67%) VMware
4 27 (4.94%) IBM
5 19 (3.47%) Tableau
6 18 (3.29%) HP
7 15 (2.74%) Cisco
8 13 (2.38%) Citrix
9 12 (2.19%) JD Edwards
9 12 (2.19%) SAP
9 12 (2.19%) Talend
10 11 (2.01%) Veeam
11 10 (1.83%) Google
12 7 (1.28%) NetApp
13 6 (1.10%) Meraki
13 6 (1.10%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.10%) Xamarin
14 5 (0.91%) Northgate
14 5 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
15 4 (0.73%) Apple