Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2202 2770 3574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.08% 21.01% 22.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.73% 39.91% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 2465 3151
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 6728 6940 7994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.31% 52.64% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5662 5955 6955
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -3 779 £45,000 - 41
Cambridgeshire -11 535 £44,296 +10.74% 38
Essex +1 409 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Suffolk +4 201 £40,000 +14.29% 10
Bedfordshire +1 193 £41,000 -2.38% 8
Norfolk +8 87 £34,500 -5.48% 10
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SQL.

1 801 (36.38%) SQL Server
2 774 (35.15%) .NET
3 769 (34.92%) C#
4 690 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
5 653 (29.65%) Microsoft
6 640 (29.06%) JavaScript
7 537 (24.39%) HTML
8 474 (21.53%) Oracle
9 444 (20.16%) Finance
10 426 (19.35%) Degree
11 423 (19.21%) ASP.NET
12 415 (18.85%) Java
13 394 (17.89%) MVC
14 393 (17.85%) CSS
15 376 (17.08%) Software Engineering
16 358 (16.26%) T-SQL
17 285 (12.94%) Windows
18 284 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
19 278 (12.62%) Web Services
20 273 (12.40%) Computer Science
21 270 (12.26%) XML
22 269 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
23 265 (12.03%) jQuery
24 264 (11.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 257 (11.67%) OO
26 250 (11.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 244 (11.08%) Linux
28 241 (10.94%) Scrum
29 240 (10.90%) AngularJS
30 224 (10.17%) PL/SQL

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
1 102 (4.63%) IIS
2 66 (3.00%) Apache
3 64 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 62 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 52 (2.36%) JBoss
6 44 (2.00%) CMS
6 44 (2.00%) MS Exchange
7 35 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 31 (1.41%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.18%) Apache Spark
9 26 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 25 (1.14%) SAS
11 19 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (0.68%) Kentico
13 14 (0.64%) OpenStack
14 13 (0.59%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (0.41%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 120 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.36%) SPSS
6 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.14%) Pipeline Pilot
9 2 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.045%) Weka
Business Applications
1 51 (2.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 31 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 24 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
6 22 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
7 14 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
8 12 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
8 12 (0.54%) Oracle Payroll
9 10 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (0.45%) Sage 200
10 9 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
11 8 (0.36%) NetSuite
11 8 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
12 7 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
12 7 (0.32%) Unica
13 6 (0.27%) assyst
13 6 (0.27%) FastStats
13 6 (0.27%) Maximo
14 5 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 160 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (3.32%) GitHub
4 53 (2.41%) SaaS
5 42 (1.91%) Office 365
6 20 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.73%) IaaS
8 9 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.36%) PaaS
10 7 (0.32%) Silverpop
11 6 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.27%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.091%) FinancialForce
14 2 (0.091%) Responsys
14 2 (0.091%) Serverless
15 1 (0.045%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.045%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.18%) SAN
2 60 (2.72%) DNS
3 58 (2.63%) Firewall
4 49 (2.23%) Internet
5 44 (2.00%) VPN
6 38 (1.73%) HTTP
7 31 (1.41%) DHCP
8 30 (1.36%) VoIP
9 28 (1.27%) TCP/IP
10 22 (1.00%) WAN
11 19 (0.86%) FTP
11 19 (0.86%) iSCSI
11 19 (0.86%) LAN
12 14 (0.64%) VLAN
12 14 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.59%) Intranet
14 9 (0.41%) SSL
15 8 (0.36%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.36%) SMS
16 5 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 801 (36.38%) SQL Server
2 264 (11.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 250 (11.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 168 (7.63%) MySQL
5 161 (7.31%) Relational Database
6 138 (6.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 132 (5.99%) Oracle Database
8 129 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
9 125 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 119 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 89 (4.04%) RDBMS
12 88 (4.00%) NoSQL
13 83 (3.77%) Big Data
14 82 (3.72%) SQL Server 2014
15 61 (2.77%) MongoDB
16 60 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
17 55 (2.50%) Power BI
18 53 (2.41%) Hadoop
19 48 (2.18%) OLAP
20 42 (1.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 162 (7.36%) Git (software)
2 148 (6.72%) Visual Studio
3 126 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 90 (4.09%) Subversion
5 78 (3.54%) Selenium
6 77 (3.50%) NUnit
7 73 (3.32%) JIRA
8 68 (3.09%) TeamCity
9 54 (2.45%) JUnit
10 41 (1.86%) Jenkins
11 32 (1.45%) Eclipse
12 31 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 29 (1.32%) Cucumber
14 27 (1.23%) WebDriver
15 26 (1.18%) MSTest
16 22 (1.00%) Maven
17 18 (0.82%) Moq
18 17 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
19 16 (0.73%) Jasmine
19 16 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 444 (20.16%) Finance
2 146 (6.63%) Retail
3 109 (4.95%) Marketing
4 76 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 69 (3.13%) Advertising
6 67 (3.04%) Manufacturing
7 44 (2.00%) Banking
8 34 (1.54%) Electronics
9 31 (1.41%) Back Office
10 26 (1.18%) Games
11 24 (1.09%) Automotive
12 20 (0.91%) Military
12 20 (0.91%) Publishing
13 17 (0.77%) Billing
13 17 (0.77%) Legal
13 17 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.32%) German Language
15 6 (0.27%) Front Office
16 3 (0.14%) French Language
16 3 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 1098 (49.86%) Developer
2 396 (17.98%) Analyst
3 342 (15.53%) C# Developer
4 322 (14.62%) .NET Developer
5 230 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 203 (9.22%) SQL Developer
7 194 (8.81%) Software Developer
8 172 (7.81%) Senior Developer
9 168 (7.63%) Java Developer
10 160 (7.27%) Software Engineer
11 136 (6.18%) Support Analyst
12 123 (5.59%) Applications Support
13 120 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
14 117 (5.31%) SQL Analyst
15 106 (4.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 106 (4.81%) DBA
16 91 (4.13%) Junior
17 90 (4.09%) Web Developer
18 89 (4.04%) C# Software Developer
19 82 (3.72%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 774 (35.15%) .NET
2 537 (24.39%) HTML
3 423 (19.21%) ASP.NET
4 393 (17.85%) CSS
5 278 (12.62%) Web Services
6 270 (12.26%) XML
7 265 (12.03%) jQuery
8 240 (10.90%) AngularJS
9 206 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 189 (8.58%) HTML5
11 155 (7.04%) REST
12 147 (6.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 145 (6.58%) Spring
14 144 (6.54%) JSON
15 143 (6.49%) .NET Framework
16 123 (5.59%) WCF
17 119 (5.40%) SOAP
18 114 (5.18%) RESTful
19 95 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 84 (3.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 273 (12.40%) Computer Science
2 269 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
4 56 (2.54%) User Experience
5 53 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 49 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 44 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (1.95%) Algorithms
8 43 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 36 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 33 (1.50%) Fintech
11 24 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
11 24 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.00%) Life Science
12 22 (1.00%) Replication
13 20 (0.91%) Clustering
14 15 (0.68%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.64%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.64%) RIA
16 11 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 285 (12.94%) Windows
2 244 (11.08%) Linux
3 141 (6.40%) Unix
4 140 (6.36%) Windows Server
5 43 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (1.73%) Android
7 31 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 30 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 21 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.68%) Solaris
10 15 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.59%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 5 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.091%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (17.89%) MVC
3 376 (17.08%) Software Engineering
4 284 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 257 (11.67%) OO
6 241 (10.94%) Scrum
7 223 (10.13%) TDD
8 209 (9.49%) SDLC
8 209 (9.49%) Test Automation
9 189 (8.58%) ETL
9 189 (8.58%) Web Development
10 181 (8.22%) ITIL
11 162 (7.36%) Mathematics
12 150 (6.81%) Analytics
13 137 (6.22%) Unit Testing
14 131 (5.95%) Mentoring
15 126 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
16 104 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
17 98 (4.45%) SOA
18 96 (4.36%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 769 (34.92%) C#
2 640 (29.06%) JavaScript
3 415 (18.85%) Java
4 358 (16.26%) T-SQL
5 224 (10.17%) PL/SQL
6 182 (8.27%) Python
7 121 (5.50%) C++
8 89 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 83 (3.77%) PHP
10 82 (3.72%) Shell Script
11 77 (3.50%) VB
12 76 (3.45%) C
13 64 (2.91%) Perl
14 60 (2.72%) TypeScript
14 60 (2.72%) VBA
15 58 (2.63%) VB.NET
16 51 (2.32%) R
17 40 (1.82%) VB6
18 39 (1.77%) VBScript
19 37 (1.68%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 426 (19.35%) Degree
2 120 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 101 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (2.13%) ISEB
5 46 (2.09%) PhD
6 42 (1.91%) MCP
7 29 (1.32%) CCNA
7 29 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (1.14%) MCSE
8 25 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
9 24 (1.09%) MCTS
10 22 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
11 20 (0.91%) MCITP
12 18 (0.82%) Security Cleared
13 17 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
14 16 (0.73%) OCP
14 16 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (0.68%) CCAA
16 14 (0.64%) ISTQB
17 13 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.77%) QA
2 80 (3.63%) SLA
3 45 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 37 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (1.27%) ISO 9001
6 23 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.50%) GDPR
8 9 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.27%) RosettaNet
10 4 (0.18%) DICOM
10 4 (0.18%) HL7
11 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 89 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 78 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.63%) vSphere
5 27 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (0.64%) Docker
7 13 (0.59%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.50%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.32%) HDFS
11 6 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.23%) XenApp
13 4 (0.18%) KVM
13 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.045%) Firmware
15 1 (0.045%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 36 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 30 (1.36%) Data Guard
3 29 (1.32%) Puppet
4 23 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 16 (0.73%) Ansible
6 15 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.36%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.32%) SCCM
9 6 (0.27%) Terraform
10 4 (0.18%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.18%) WMI
11 3 (0.14%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.14%) EMC Navisphere
11 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.14%) OSSEC
11 3 (0.14%) SCOM
11 3 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 653 (29.65%) Microsoft
2 474 (21.53%) Oracle
3 103 (4.68%) SAP
4 97 (4.41%) VMware
5 62 (2.82%) Tableau
6 52 (2.36%) IBM
7 50 (2.27%) Citrix
8 37 (1.68%) Cisco
9 34 (1.54%) Adobe
10 30 (1.36%) HP
11 26 (1.18%) Xamarin
12 24 (1.09%) NetApp
13 21 (0.95%) JD Edwards
14 20 (0.91%) Sage
14 20 (0.91%) Xerox
15 19 (0.86%) Cognos
16 18 (0.82%) SonicWALL
17 17 (0.77%) Google
18 14 (0.64%) Retek
18 14 (0.64%) TIBCO