Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,472 2,336 2,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.41% 18.80% 20.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.44% 33.55% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,124 1,991 2,610
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 6,784 6,962 7,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 56.01% 56.03% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,460 5,785 6,116
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 0 986 £45,000 - 96
Cambridgeshire +1 576 £45,000 +9.76% 81
Essex +1 480 £45,000 - 53
Bedfordshire +2 180 £45,000 +18.42% 28
Suffolk -4 144 £52,500 +36.36% 22
Norfolk +8 101 £37,500 +7.14% 31
East Anglia - 2 £47,500 -
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 865 (34.99%) SQL Server
2 849 (34.34%) C#
3 835 (33.78%) .NET
4 741 (29.98%) JavaScript
5 692 (27.99%) Microsoft
6 670 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
7 492 (19.90%) HTML
8 441 (17.84%) Java
9 438 (17.72%) Degree
10 429 (17.35%) T-SQL
10 429 (17.35%) Finance
11 392 (15.86%) ASP.NET
12 383 (15.49%) CSS
13 360 (14.56%) MVC
14 353 (14.28%) Windows
15 315 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
16 314 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
17 309 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 308 (12.46%) Oracle
19 307 (12.42%) Business Intelligence
20 295 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 294 (11.89%) AngularJS
22 282 (11.41%) TDD
23 273 (11.04%) XML
24 271 (10.96%) Web Services
25 269 (10.88%) Linux
25 269 (10.88%) Software Engineering
26 257 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
27 251 (10.15%) Computer Science
28 249 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 84 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 69 (2.79%) Tomcat
3 60 (2.43%) IIS
4 51 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 47 (1.90%) JBoss
6 43 (1.74%) MS Exchange
7 42 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 40 (1.62%) Apache
9 36 (1.46%) Confluence
10 33 (1.33%) Apache Spark
11 31 (1.25%) WebLogic
12 27 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
13 19 (0.77%) CMS
14 18 (0.73%) WildFly
15 16 (0.65%) SAS
16 14 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
17 13 (0.53%) OpenStack
18 12 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
19 10 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 152 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.081%) SPSS
10 1 (0.040%) Weka
10 1 (0.040%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 51 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 48 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
4 36 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
5 33 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
6 24 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
7 14 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
8 13 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
8 13 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
9 12 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 12 (0.49%) Documaker
10 11 (0.44%) Infor M3
10 11 (0.44%) Magento
11 9 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
12 8 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
12 8 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
12 8 (0.32%) StreamServe
13 7 (0.28%) NetSuite
14 6 (0.24%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 309 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 257 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (3.03%) GitHub
4 63 (2.55%) SaaS
5 49 (1.98%) Office 365
6 32 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
7 29 (1.17%) IaaS
8 27 (1.09%) OpenShift
9 22 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (0.61%) Boomi
12 15 (0.61%) Google Analytics
12 15 (0.61%) Serverless
13 11 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.32%) PaaS
15 6 (0.24%) AWS CloudTrail
15 6 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.63%) HTTP
2 54 (2.18%) DNS
3 52 (2.10%) Firewall
3 52 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 50 (2.02%) Internet
5 39 (1.58%) SAN
6 32 (1.29%) SSL
7 24 (0.97%) VPN
8 22 (0.89%) DHCP
9 19 (0.77%) FTP
9 19 (0.77%) SMS
10 17 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (0.65%) VLAN
12 14 (0.57%) HTTPS
12 14 (0.57%) Skype
12 14 (0.57%) SNMP
13 12 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (0.49%) ICMP
13 12 (0.49%) OpenVPN
13 12 (0.49%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 865 (34.99%) SQL Server
2 295 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 249 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 184 (7.44%) NoSQL
5 155 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
5 155 (6.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 152 (6.15%) Relational Database
7 127 (5.14%) MySQL
8 118 (4.77%) Oracle Database
8 118 (4.77%) Power BI
9 100 (4.05%) Big Data
10 91 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 71 (2.87%) MongoDB
12 58 (2.35%) RDBMS
13 56 (2.27%) Hadoop
14 49 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
15 48 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
17 38 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
17 38 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 233 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 119 (4.81%) JIRA
3 114 (4.61%) Selenium
4 106 (4.29%) Visual Studio
5 91 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 86 (3.48%) Jenkins
7 74 (2.99%) Subversion
8 58 (2.35%) Maven
9 55 (2.22%) NUnit
10 54 (2.18%) JUnit
11 47 (1.90%) Cucumber
12 44 (1.78%) TeamCity
13 39 (1.58%) Eclipse
13 39 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
14 30 (1.21%) ReSharper
15 25 (1.01%) Jasmine
16 24 (0.97%) JMeter
17 23 (0.93%) SoapUI
17 23 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 19 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 429 (17.35%) Finance
2 129 (5.22%) Retail
3 105 (4.25%) Advertising
4 93 (3.76%) Marketing
5 84 (3.40%) Manufacturing
6 56 (2.27%) Games
7 49 (1.98%) Banking
8 30 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 24 (0.97%) Automotive
10 23 (0.93%) Back Office
11 14 (0.57%) Legal
12 13 (0.53%) Electronics
13 9 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.32%) Billing
14 8 (0.32%) Law
14 8 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.28%) Publishing
16 5 (0.20%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.16%) Local Government
18 1 (0.040%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,212 (49.03%) Developer
2 422 (17.07%) Analyst
3 386 (15.61%) .NET Developer
4 319 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 264 (10.68%) Software Developer
6 212 (8.58%) Senior Developer
7 204 (8.25%) SQL Developer
8 196 (7.93%) Java Developer
9 193 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 176 (7.12%) DBA
11 138 (5.58%) SQL DBA
12 134 (5.42%) Software Engineer
13 129 (5.22%) C# Software Developer
14 114 (4.61%) Consultant
14 114 (4.61%) Junior
15 110 (4.45%) .NET Software Developer
16 103 (4.17%) Administrator
17 101 (4.09%) Senior .NET Developer
18 82 (3.32%) Junior Developer
18 82 (3.32%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 835 (33.78%) .NET
2 492 (19.90%) HTML
3 392 (15.86%) ASP.NET
4 383 (15.49%) CSS
5 294 (11.89%) AngularJS
6 273 (11.04%) XML
7 271 (10.96%) Web Services
8 225 (9.10%) jQuery
9 196 (7.93%) .NET Framework
10 181 (7.32%) Spring
11 165 (6.67%) HTML5
12 164 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 159 (6.43%) RESTful
14 133 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 112 (4.53%) WPF
16 107 (4.33%) REST
17 96 (3.88%) WCF
18 95 (3.84%) J2EE
18 95 (3.84%) JSON
19 91 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 314 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 251 (10.15%) Computer Science
3 100 (4.05%) User Experience
4 76 (3.07%) Replication
5 73 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
6 72 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 66 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 64 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
9 48 (1.94%) Fintech
10 47 (1.90%) Mobile App
11 42 (1.70%) Algorithms
12 38 (1.54%) Clustering
13 25 (1.01%) iSeries
14 22 (0.89%) Life Science
14 22 (0.89%) Private Cloud
15 21 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 21 (0.85%) NHS
16 20 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 20 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
16 20 (0.81%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 353 (14.28%) Windows
2 269 (10.88%) Linux
3 153 (6.19%) Windows Server
4 107 (4.33%) Unix
5 72 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (2.27%) Android
8 36 (1.46%) Windows 7
9 32 (1.29%) Apple iOS
10 31 (1.25%) Solaris
11 30 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.77%) CentOS
13 18 (0.73%) Windows 10
14 15 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.44%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.32%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.28%) HPUX
18 5 (0.20%) Windows NT
19 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000
20 2 (0.081%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (14.56%) MVC
3 315 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
4 307 (12.42%) Business Intelligence
5 282 (11.41%) TDD
6 269 (10.88%) Software Engineering
7 229 (9.26%) SDLC
8 219 (8.86%) OO
9 213 (8.62%) Web Development
10 202 (8.17%) Test Automation
11 194 (7.85%) Analytics
12 177 (7.16%) DevOps
13 165 (6.67%) Mathematics
14 159 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
15 152 (6.15%) Scrum
16 140 (5.66%) E-Commerce
17 139 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
18 134 (5.42%) ETL
19 131 (5.30%) Continuous Delivery
19 131 (5.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 849 (34.34%) C#
2 741 (29.98%) JavaScript
3 441 (17.84%) Java
4 429 (17.35%) T-SQL
5 235 (9.51%) Python
6 170 (6.88%) PowerShell
7 124 (5.02%) PL/SQL
8 96 (3.88%) PHP
9 89 (3.60%) C
10 81 (3.28%) C++
10 81 (3.28%) VBA
11 72 (2.91%) VB.NET
12 65 (2.63%) TypeScript
13 45 (1.82%) Delphi
14 44 (1.78%) Perl
15 43 (1.74%) Bash Shell
16 42 (1.70%) VB
17 38 (1.54%) R
18 37 (1.50%) Shell Script
19 33 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 438 (17.72%) Degree
2 141 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 26 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 22 (0.89%) ISEB
8 18 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (0.44%) MCSE
10 11 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.44%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.36%) CCNA
11 9 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.36%) MCITP
11 9 (0.36%) MCSA
11 9 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.28%) CCNP
12 7 (0.28%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.20%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.02%) QA
2 56 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 28 (1.13%) SLA
5 13 (0.53%) GDPR
6 12 (0.49%) PMO
7 10 (0.40%) GCP
8 5 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.081%) GxP
11 1 (0.040%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.040%) MiFID
11 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 88 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 67 (2.71%) Docker
3 61 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 24 (0.97%) vSphere
7 17 (0.69%) VirtualBox
8 16 (0.65%) XenApp
9 12 (0.49%) Samba
9 12 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.40%) Firmware
11 7 (0.28%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.24%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.20%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.20%) XenServer
14 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.16%) HDFS
14 4 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (1.86%) Puppet
2 37 (1.50%) Ansible
2 37 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.77%) SCCM
3 19 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 18 (0.73%) Terraform
5 17 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (0.57%) Data Guard
6 14 (0.57%) Rancher
7 13 (0.53%) Nagios
8 12 (0.49%) Sysdig
8 12 (0.49%) vRealize
9 11 (0.44%) Kubernetes
9 11 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (0.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 10 (0.40%) Graphite
11 8 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.28%) WSUS
13 6 (0.24%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 692 (27.99%) Microsoft
2 308 (12.46%) Oracle
3 83 (3.36%) IBM
3 83 (3.36%) Tableau
4 79 (3.20%) VMware
5 61 (2.47%) WorldPay
6 51 (2.06%) Google
7 44 (1.78%) HP
8 42 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 42 (1.70%) SAP
9 34 (1.38%) Xamarin
10 32 (1.29%) Cisco
11 31 (1.25%) Alteryx
12 29 (1.17%) New Relic
13 28 (1.13%) Red Hat
14 27 (1.09%) Citrix
15 25 (1.01%) Cognos
16 20 (0.81%) AppDynamics
17 19 (0.77%) Splunk
18 18 (0.73%) Sybase