Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,189 1,889 2,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.03% 19.13% 18.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.61% 36.39% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1,683 1,957
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £64,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 3,339 5,191 7,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.64% 52.56% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,395 4,215 5,935
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,135 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 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
Hertfordshire +2 464 £50,000 +11.11% 85
Cambridgeshire -5 278 £47,500 +5.56% 97
Essex -3 176 £45,000 +6.51% 34
Bedfordshire +2 143 £51,625 +21.47% 23
Suffolk -2 86 £33,500 -16.25% 30
Norfolk -6 42 £37,816 +8.05% 16
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 of England region with a requirement for SQL.

1 449 (37.76%) SQL Server
2 427 (35.91%) C#
3 382 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
4 377 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 371 (31.20%) .NET
6 295 (24.81%) JavaScript
7 270 (22.71%) Azure
8 212 (17.83%) HTML
9 209 (17.58%) Degree
10 187 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
11 184 (15.48%) CSS
12 182 (15.31%) Java
13 179 (15.05%) ASP.NET
14 170 (14.30%) Oracle
15 163 (13.71%) T-SQL
16 154 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
17 148 (12.45%) MVC
18 147 (12.36%) Linux
18 147 (12.36%) ETL
19 146 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 145 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
21 140 (11.77%) Analytics
21 140 (11.77%) AWS
22 139 (11.69%) Web Development
23 137 (11.52%) Windows
24 130 (10.93%) DevOps
25 127 (10.68%) Computer Science
26 124 (10.43%) Python
26 124 (10.43%) Power Platform
26 124 (10.43%) Power BI

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 65 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 24 (2.02%) CMS
4 22 (1.85%) IIS
5 19 (1.60%) OpenStack
6 9 (0.76%) JBoss
7 8 (0.67%) Confluence
8 7 (0.59%) Apache
9 6 (0.50%) nginx
10 5 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.34%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.17%) WildFly
13 2 (0.17%) WordPress
14 1 (0.084%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.084%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.084%) Umbraco
Applications
1 70 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (4.54%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.67%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.084%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 32 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.93%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.34%) FastStats
6 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.25%) Magento
6 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.17%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.084%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.084%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.084%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.084%) Postilion
8 1 (0.084%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.084%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 270 (22.71%) Azure
2 140 (11.77%) AWS
3 124 (10.43%) Power Platform
4 61 (5.13%) Office 365
5 40 (3.36%) GCP
6 39 (3.28%) SaaS
7 22 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
8 20 (1.68%) Amazon ECS
8 20 (1.68%) IBM Cloud
9 19 (1.60%) Serverless
10 17 (1.43%) IaaS
11 16 (1.35%) PaaS
12 11 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (0.93%) GitHub
13 8 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.50%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.34%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.34%) Responsys
15 4 (0.34%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.78%) Firewall
2 26 (2.19%) Internet
3 22 (1.85%) SSL
4 19 (1.60%) DNS
5 15 (1.26%) LAN
6 14 (1.18%) WAN
7 10 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.76%) VPN
9 7 (0.59%) DHCP
10 6 (0.50%) HTTP
10 6 (0.50%) Network Security
11 4 (0.34%) PBX
11 4 (0.34%) VoIP
11 4 (0.34%) VRRP
11 4 (0.34%) Wireless
12 3 (0.25%) Broadband
12 3 (0.25%) FTP
12 3 (0.25%) PPP
12 3 (0.25%) SAN
13 2 (0.17%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (37.76%) SQL Server
2 146 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 124 (10.43%) Power BI
4 112 (9.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 111 (9.34%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
7 82 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 79 (6.64%) MySQL
9 59 (4.96%) NoSQL
10 44 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 40 (3.36%) Data Lake
12 37 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
13 35 (2.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 33 (2.78%) RDBMS
15 32 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (2.27%) OLAP
17 23 (1.93%) IBM InfoSphere
17 23 (1.93%) MongoDB
18 22 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
18 22 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 120 (10.09%) JIRA
2 95 (7.99%) Git (software)
3 80 (6.73%) Visual Studio
4 67 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 66 (5.55%) Selenium
6 44 (3.70%) Gradle
7 35 (2.94%) Maven
8 32 (2.69%) Cucumber
8 32 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (2.10%) Ant
9 25 (2.10%) Eclipse
10 20 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 17 (1.43%) Zephyr
12 16 (1.35%) JMeter
12 16 (1.35%) Postman
13 14 (1.18%) JUnit
13 14 (1.18%) SoapUI
14 13 (1.09%) REST Assured
14 13 (1.09%) TestNG
15 12 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 120 (10.09%) Finance
2 102 (8.58%) Retail
3 65 (5.47%) Marketing
4 43 (3.62%) Public Sector
5 32 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.68%) Electronics
8 12 (1.01%) Legal
9 9 (0.76%) Automotive
9 9 (0.76%) Games
9 9 (0.76%) Law
10 8 (0.67%) Banking
11 7 (0.59%) Housing Association
12 5 (0.42%) Billing
13 3 (0.25%) French Language
13 3 (0.25%) German Language
13 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.25%) Publishing
14 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 614 (51.64%) Developer
2 237 (19.93%) Analyst
3 202 (16.99%) C# Developer
4 181 (15.22%) SQL Developer
5 124 (10.43%) .NET Developer
6 108 (9.08%) Software Developer
7 87 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 86 (7.23%) Senior Developer
9 84 (7.06%) DBA
10 75 (6.31%) Software Engineer
11 74 (6.22%) Java Developer
12 70 (5.89%) Administrator
13 62 (5.21%) Web Developer
14 59 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
15 58 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 54 (4.54%) SQL DBA
17 49 (4.12%) C# Software Developer
17 49 (4.12%) Data Analyst
17 49 (4.12%) SQL Analyst
18 48 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (31.20%) .NET
2 212 (17.83%) HTML
3 184 (15.48%) CSS
4 179 (15.05%) ASP.NET
5 118 (9.92%) AngularJS
6 85 (7.15%) Web Services
7 74 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (5.89%) React
9 68 (5.72%) HTML5
10 64 (5.38%) XML
11 59 (4.96%) Spring
12 57 (4.79%) .NET Framework
12 57 (4.79%) RESTful
13 54 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 54 (4.54%) jQuery
14 51 (4.29%) Node.js
15 41 (3.45%) .NET Core
15 41 (3.45%) Kafka
16 36 (3.03%) JSON
17 35 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 145 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.21%) User Experience
3 45 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (3.28%) Replication
5 35 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 32 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.19%) Clustering
8 21 (1.77%) Renewable Energy
9 19 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.18%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.01%) Data Centre
12 11 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.76%) Spread Betting
14 8 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
14 8 (0.67%) EMC VNX
15 7 (0.59%) Life Science
16 6 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (0.50%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 147 (12.36%) Linux
2 137 (11.52%) Windows
3 49 (4.12%) Windows Server
4 42 (3.53%) Android
5 32 (2.69%) Unix
6 28 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.50%) CentOS
9 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.34%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.25%) Solaris
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.17%) AIX
12 2 (0.17%) MVS
12 2 (0.17%) SUSE
13 1 (0.084%) Debian
13 1 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.084%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.084%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
3 154 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
4 148 (12.45%) MVC
5 147 (12.36%) ETL
6 140 (11.77%) Analytics
7 139 (11.69%) Web Development
8 130 (10.93%) DevOps
9 127 (10.68%) Computer Science
10 120 (10.09%) Software Engineering
11 116 (9.76%) E-Commerce
12 110 (9.25%) SDLC
13 106 (8.92%) Test Automation
14 98 (8.24%) Scrum
15 96 (8.07%) CRM
15 96 (8.07%) Data Modelling
16 90 (7.57%) ERP
17 89 (7.49%) Migration
18 84 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
18 84 (7.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 427 (35.91%) C#
2 295 (24.81%) JavaScript
3 182 (15.31%) Java
4 163 (13.71%) T-SQL
5 124 (10.43%) Python
6 56 (4.71%) PowerShell
7 47 (3.95%) PHP
8 45 (3.78%) VBA
9 40 (3.36%) TypeScript
10 39 (3.28%) C++
11 31 (2.61%) VB
12 30 (2.52%) VB.NET
13 28 (2.35%) PL/SQL
14 27 (2.27%) C
14 27 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 25 (2.10%) R
16 19 (1.60%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.18%) VBScript
18 11 (0.93%) Groovy
19 9 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 209 (17.58%) Degree
2 79 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 37 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 28 (2.35%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.26%) ISEB
7 15 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (0.93%) VCP4
10 10 (0.84%) MBCS
11 9 (0.76%) HND
11 9 (0.76%) PhD
12 8 (0.67%) CCNA
12 8 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.67%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.34%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.22%) QA
2 34 (2.86%) SLA
3 22 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.35%) GDPR
5 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 66 (5.55%) Docker
2 60 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.59%) vSphere
6 3 (0.25%) Firmware
6 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 56 (4.71%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.85%) Ansible
3 13 (1.09%) Foglight
3 13 (1.09%) LiteSpeed
4 12 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.93%) Puppet
6 10 (0.84%) SCOM
7 8 (0.67%) SCCM
8 5 (0.42%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.34%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.34%) Kibana
9 4 (0.34%) logstash
9 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.25%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.25%) Nagios
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.25%) Terraform
10 3 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 377 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 170 (14.30%) Oracle
3 69 (5.80%) IBM
4 62 (5.21%) VMware
5 54 (4.54%) Tableau
6 31 (2.61%) SAP
7 25 (2.10%) Google
8 24 (2.02%) Talend
9 23 (1.93%) WorldPay
10 22 (1.85%) Logi
10 22 (1.85%) Logi Analytics
11 18 (1.51%) Xamarin
12 17 (1.43%) RedGate
12 17 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (1.35%) Cisco
13 16 (1.35%) Veeam
14 12 (1.01%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.76%) IFS
15 9 (0.76%) UiPath
16 8 (0.67%) 3PAR