Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,247 2,236 2,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.25% 19.19% 20.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.49% 32.91% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,919 1,932 2,448
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,475 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,994 6,795 6,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 54.02% 58.33% 51.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4,846 5,712 5,950
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 September 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 21 September 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 0 848 £45,000 - 86
Cambridgeshire +5 570 £45,000 +5.88% 101
Essex 0 386 £42,500 -5.56% 34
Bedfordshire +2 218 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Suffolk -4 137 £50,000 +25.00% 24
Norfolk +6 85 £37,500 +15.38% 24
East Anglia - 1 £47,500 - 32
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 791 (35.20%) SQL Server
2 772 (34.36%) C#
3 716 (31.86%) .NET
4 678 (30.17%) JavaScript
5 635 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
6 612 (27.24%) Microsoft
7 467 (20.78%) HTML
8 424 (18.87%) T-SQL
9 421 (18.74%) Java
10 408 (18.16%) Degree
11 395 (17.58%) CSS
12 375 (16.69%) Finance
13 341 (15.18%) MVC
14 318 (14.15%) ASP.NET
14 318 (14.15%) Windows
15 302 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 292 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
17 276 (12.28%) TDD
18 271 (12.06%) Software Engineering
19 267 (11.88%) AngularJS
20 263 (11.70%) Web Services
21 261 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
22 256 (11.39%) Oracle
23 253 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 253 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
24 250 (11.13%) Computer Science
25 242 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
26 229 (10.19%) XML
27 222 (9.88%) Python
28 218 (9.70%) OO

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 74 (3.29%) WebSphere
2 64 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 61 (2.71%) Tomcat
4 55 (2.45%) IIS
5 50 (2.23%) Apache Spark
6 49 (2.18%) JBoss
7 48 (2.14%) Confluence
8 35 (1.56%) MS Exchange
9 32 (1.42%) Apache
10 28 (1.25%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.20%) CMS
12 21 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (0.71%) SAS
14 16 (0.71%) Umbraco
15 14 (0.62%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
17 12 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (0.45%) WildFly
19 9 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 138 (6.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) Windchill
8 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 41 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
6 16 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 13 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
9 12 (0.53%) Infor M3
10 11 (0.49%) Documaker
11 10 (0.45%) StreamServe
12 9 (0.40%) NetSuite
12 9 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
12 9 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
13 6 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
13 6 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
14 5 (0.22%) CiviCRM
14 5 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
14 5 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
14 5 (0.22%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 302 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 242 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.71%) GitHub
4 52 (2.31%) SaaS
5 51 (2.27%) Office 365
6 25 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
7 23 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
8 22 (0.98%) Google Analytics
9 21 (0.93%) Serverless
10 20 (0.89%) IaaS
11 18 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.80%) OpenShift
12 11 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
14 9 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (0.40%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.22%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
16 4 (0.18%) PaaS
16 4 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.45%) HTTP
2 52 (2.31%) Firewall
3 41 (1.82%) DNS
4 38 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.51%) Internet
6 29 (1.29%) SAN
7 27 (1.20%) SSL
8 23 (1.02%) DHCP
9 18 (0.80%) SMS
10 17 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (0.76%) FTP
11 15 (0.67%) HTTPS
11 15 (0.67%) SSH
11 15 (0.67%) VPN
12 14 (0.62%) Skype
12 14 (0.62%) VLAN
13 12 (0.53%) IPsec
13 12 (0.53%) SNMP
14 11 (0.49%) ICMP
14 11 (0.49%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 791 (35.20%) SQL Server
2 253 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 214 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 177 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
5 160 (7.12%) NoSQL
6 155 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 139 (6.19%) MySQL
8 128 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 113 (5.03%) Power BI
10 91 (4.05%) Big Data
11 90 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 81 (3.60%) Oracle Database
13 79 (3.52%) MongoDB
14 56 (2.49%) Hadoop
15 53 (2.36%) RDBMS
16 51 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
17 45 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
17 45 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
18 35 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
18 35 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 207 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 156 (6.94%) JIRA
3 115 (5.12%) Visual Studio
4 105 (4.67%) Selenium
5 87 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 73 (3.25%) Subversion
7 71 (3.16%) Jenkins
8 59 (2.63%) NUnit
9 44 (1.96%) JUnit
9 44 (1.96%) Maven
10 37 (1.65%) Eclipse
11 35 (1.56%) Cucumber
11 35 (1.56%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.16%) JMeter
12 26 (1.16%) ReSharper
12 26 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
13 25 (1.11%) Jasmine
13 25 (1.11%) LabVIEW
13 25 (1.11%) SoapUI
14 21 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 375 (16.69%) Finance
2 129 (5.74%) Retail
3 86 (3.83%) Marketing
4 73 (3.25%) Manufacturing
5 49 (2.18%) Banking
5 49 (2.18%) Games
6 46 (2.05%) Advertising
7 23 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 22 (0.98%) Automotive
9 18 (0.80%) Back Office
10 15 (0.67%) Legal
11 14 (0.62%) Electronics
12 9 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.31%) Local Government
15 6 (0.27%) Billing
16 5 (0.22%) Publishing
17 4 (0.18%) Law
18 3 (0.13%) Investment Banking
19 1 (0.045%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,097 (48.82%) Developer
2 401 (17.85%) Analyst
3 312 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 276 (12.28%) C# Developer
5 245 (10.90%) Software Developer
6 200 (8.90%) SQL Developer
7 177 (7.88%) Java Developer
8 172 (7.65%) Senior Developer
9 165 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 123 (5.47%) C# Software Developer
11 122 (5.43%) Software Engineer
12 115 (5.12%) Consultant
12 115 (5.12%) DBA
13 104 (4.63%) Junior
14 98 (4.36%) .NET Software Developer
15 91 (4.05%) Graduate
16 88 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 87 (3.87%) Administrator
17 87 (3.87%) SQL DBA
18 79 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 716 (31.86%) .NET
2 467 (20.78%) HTML
3 395 (17.58%) CSS
4 318 (14.15%) ASP.NET
5 267 (11.88%) AngularJS
6 263 (11.70%) Web Services
7 229 (10.19%) XML
8 208 (9.26%) jQuery
9 184 (8.19%) .NET Framework
10 166 (7.39%) Spring
11 142 (6.32%) HTML5
11 142 (6.32%) RESTful
12 127 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 121 (5.38%) REST
14 111 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 106 (4.72%) JSON
16 102 (4.54%) WPF
17 98 (4.36%) Hibernate
18 86 (3.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 82 (3.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 292 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (11.13%) Computer Science
3 100 (4.45%) User Experience
4 87 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
5 75 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
6 60 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 50 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 50 (2.23%) Replication
8 49 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
9 41 (1.82%) Fintech
10 39 (1.74%) Algorithms
11 36 (1.60%) iSeries
12 32 (1.42%) Clustering
13 21 (0.93%) Data Centre
13 21 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 20 (0.89%) AS400
14 20 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 20 (0.89%) NHS
14 20 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 20 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 318 (14.15%) Windows
2 216 (9.61%) Linux
3 143 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 74 (3.29%) Unix
5 70 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (2.36%) Android
8 37 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.07%) Solaris
10 23 (1.02%) Windows 10
11 22 (0.98%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.71%) CentOS
14 14 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.62%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.53%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.22%) VMS
17 3 (0.13%) AIX
17 3 (0.13%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.089%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (15.18%) MVC
3 276 (12.28%) TDD
4 271 (12.06%) Software Engineering
5 261 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
6 253 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
7 218 (9.70%) OO
8 206 (9.17%) Test Automation
9 190 (8.46%) Analytics
10 181 (8.06%) SDLC
11 172 (7.65%) Web Development
12 160 (7.12%) ETL
13 155 (6.90%) DevOps
14 152 (6.76%) Mathematics
15 140 (6.23%) BDD
16 126 (5.61%) Scrum
17 117 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
18 114 (5.07%) Migration
19 113 (5.03%) E-Commerce
20 111 (4.94%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 772 (34.36%) C#
2 678 (30.17%) JavaScript
3 424 (18.87%) T-SQL
4 421 (18.74%) Java
5 222 (9.88%) Python
6 130 (5.79%) PowerShell
7 125 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 113 (5.03%) PHP
9 79 (3.52%) VBA
10 77 (3.43%) C++
11 73 (3.25%) C
12 66 (2.94%) VB.NET
13 64 (2.85%) TypeScript
14 55 (2.45%) VB
15 46 (2.05%) Java 8
16 40 (1.78%) Delphi
17 35 (1.56%) RPG
18 30 (1.34%) Bash Shell
18 30 (1.34%) Shell Script
19 25 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 408 (18.16%) Degree
2 143 (6.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (1.20%) ISEB
7 24 (1.07%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (0.53%) PhD
10 11 (0.49%) CCNA
10 11 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.45%) MCSE
12 9 (0.40%) CCNP
12 9 (0.40%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.40%) MCITP
12 9 (0.40%) MCSA
12 9 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.22%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.12%) QA
2 59 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.80%) SLA
5 10 (0.45%) PMO
6 7 (0.31%) GDPR
7 5 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.089%) GCP
8 2 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.045%) JTAG
9 1 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 104 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.27%) Docker
4 33 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.07%) vSphere
6 16 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.71%) XenApp
7 14 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.53%) VirtualBox
9 11 (0.49%) Samba
10 10 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.40%) HDFS
12 8 (0.36%) DFS Replication
12 8 (0.36%) Firmware
13 6 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.089%) Ceph
15 2 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.089%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.089%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (1.38%) Ansible
2 29 (1.29%) Puppet
3 18 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.76%) Kubernetes
4 17 (0.76%) SCCM
5 15 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (0.58%) Data Guard
7 12 (0.53%) Nagios
7 12 (0.53%) Rancher
7 12 (0.53%) Terraform
8 11 (0.49%) Sysdig
8 11 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.49%) vRealize
9 10 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 8 (0.36%) Oozie
11 6 (0.27%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.22%) Ambari
12 5 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.22%) HP ALM
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 612 (27.24%) Microsoft
2 256 (11.39%) Oracle
3 92 (4.09%) VMware
4 76 (3.38%) IBM
5 67 (2.98%) Tableau
6 59 (2.63%) Google
7 50 (2.23%) WorldPay
8 43 (1.91%) Cisco
9 37 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (1.51%) SAP
11 33 (1.47%) HP
12 32 (1.42%) New Relic
13 26 (1.16%) Citrix
14 25 (1.11%) Xamarin
15 23 (1.02%) Sybase
16 21 (0.93%) Cognos
17 20 (0.89%) Talend
18 17 (0.76%) AppDynamics
18 17 (0.76%) Red Hat
19 16 (0.71%) Alteryx