Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2269 2805 3380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.80% 21.35% 22.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.36% 40.08% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1957 2472 3009
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 7012 6998 7757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.11% 53.27% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5878 5975 6765
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £25,419
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -2 825 £45,000 - 51
Cambridgeshire -11 573 £45,000 +12.50% 57
Essex +1 424 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Bedfordshire -1 181 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Suffolk +1 170 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Norfolk +7 96 £36,500 -2.01% 13
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 791 (34.86%) C#
2 771 (33.98%) SQL Server
3 768 (33.85%) .NET
4 716 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
5 684 (30.15%) JavaScript
6 647 (28.51%) Microsoft
7 553 (24.37%) HTML
8 463 (20.41%) Java
9 454 (20.01%) Oracle
10 448 (19.74%) Finance
11 447 (19.70%) Degree
12 408 (17.98%) ASP.NET
13 399 (17.58%) MVC
14 388 (17.10%) CSS
15 384 (16.92%) Software Engineering
16 370 (16.31%) T-SQL
17 299 (13.18%) Computer Science
18 283 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
19 272 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
20 270 (11.90%) jQuery
21 266 (11.72%) Web Services
21 266 (11.72%) Linux
22 257 (11.33%) Windows
23 256 (11.28%) XML
24 254 (11.19%) AngularJS
25 240 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 239 (10.53%) OO
26 239 (10.53%) Scrum
27 236 (10.40%) TDD
28 226 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting 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 77 (3.39%) IIS
2 60 (2.64%) Apache
3 57 (2.51%) JBoss
4 54 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 51 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 39 (1.72%) MS Exchange
7 34 (1.50%) CMS
8 30 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 29 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 29 (1.28%) SAS
10 28 (1.23%) Apache Spark
11 22 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 16 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.62%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.57%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.53%) Kentico
17 11 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
17 11 (0.48%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 114 (5.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 86 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.31%) SPSS
5 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.13%) Pipeline Pilot
8 2 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.044%) Weka
Business Applications
1 57 (2.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 38 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 35 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
5 26 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 23 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
8 15 (0.66%) Oracle HRMS
8 15 (0.66%) Oracle Payroll
9 14 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
10 12 (0.53%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.44%) Sage 200
12 9 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (0.31%) assyst
13 7 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
14 6 (0.26%) Maximo
15 5 (0.22%) SAP Business One
16 4 (0.18%) FastStats
16 4 (0.18%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 171 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (3.26%) GitHub
4 55 (2.42%) SaaS
5 42 (1.85%) Office 365
6 18 (0.79%) IaaS
7 17 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (0.48%) PaaS
10 10 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 5 (0.22%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.18%) Serverless
16 3 (0.13%) FinancialForce
16 3 (0.13%) Silverpop
16 3 (0.13%) Tricentis Tosca
17 2 (0.088%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 2 (0.088%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.09%) SAN
2 66 (2.91%) DNS
3 65 (2.86%) Firewall
4 49 (2.16%) Internet
5 38 (1.67%) VPN
6 37 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 36 (1.59%) HTTP
8 35 (1.54%) DHCP
8 35 (1.54%) VoIP
9 19 (0.84%) iSCSI
10 18 (0.79%) FTP
10 18 (0.79%) WAN
11 16 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (0.66%) LAN
13 12 (0.53%) SMS
14 10 (0.44%) SSL
14 10 (0.44%) VLAN
15 8 (0.35%) Intranet
16 7 (0.31%) Ethernet
17 6 (0.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 771 (33.98%) SQL Server
2 240 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 226 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 166 (7.32%) MySQL
5 146 (6.43%) Relational Database
6 132 (5.82%) Oracle Database
7 131 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
8 128 (5.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 118 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 96 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 86 (3.79%) Big Data
12 85 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 84 (3.70%) NoSQL
14 70 (3.09%) RDBMS
15 62 (2.73%) Power BI
16 56 (2.47%) MongoDB
17 53 (2.34%) Hadoop
18 44 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
19 43 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
20 38 (1.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 160 (7.05%) Visual Studio
2 146 (6.43%) Git (software)
3 126 (5.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 100 (4.41%) Subversion
5 76 (3.35%) NUnit
6 75 (3.31%) Selenium
7 66 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 53 (2.34%) JIRA
8 53 (2.34%) JUnit
9 45 (1.98%) Jenkins
10 40 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 35 (1.54%) Eclipse
12 31 (1.37%) Cucumber
13 25 (1.10%) Maven
14 24 (1.06%) MSTest
15 23 (1.01%) WebDriver
16 22 (0.97%) Jasmine
17 19 (0.84%) Mockito
17 19 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
17 19 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 448 (19.74%) Finance
2 143 (6.30%) Retail
3 119 (5.24%) Advertising
4 107 (4.72%) Marketing
5 69 (3.04%) Manufacturing
6 60 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.67%) Banking
8 36 (1.59%) Automotive
9 31 (1.37%) Electronics
9 31 (1.37%) Games
10 29 (1.28%) Back Office
11 26 (1.15%) Publishing
12 22 (0.97%) Legal
13 19 (0.84%) Military
14 17 (0.75%) Billing
15 8 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.31%) German Language
17 4 (0.18%) French Language
18 2 (0.088%) Law
18 2 (0.088%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1165 (51.34%) Developer
2 369 (16.26%) Analyst
3 344 (15.16%) C# Developer
4 322 (14.19%) .NET Developer
5 223 (9.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 216 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 203 (8.95%) Java Developer
8 202 (8.90%) SQL Developer
9 175 (7.71%) Software Engineer
10 174 (7.67%) Senior Developer
11 118 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
12 115 (5.07%) Support Analyst
13 113 (4.98%) DBA
14 112 (4.94%) Applications Support
15 110 (4.85%) Junior
16 103 (4.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 101 (4.45%) SQL Analyst
18 97 (4.28%) Web Developer
19 96 (4.23%) C# Software Developer
20 82 (3.61%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 768 (33.85%) .NET
2 553 (24.37%) HTML
3 408 (17.98%) ASP.NET
4 388 (17.10%) CSS
5 270 (11.90%) jQuery
6 266 (11.72%) Web Services
7 256 (11.28%) XML
8 254 (11.19%) AngularJS
9 194 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 193 (8.51%) HTML5
11 162 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 161 (7.10%) Spring
13 150 (6.61%) .NET Framework
14 148 (6.52%) REST
15 133 (5.86%) JSON
16 115 (5.07%) WCF
17 111 (4.89%) RESTful
18 93 (4.10%) SOAP
19 88 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 87 (3.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 299 (13.18%) Computer Science
2 283 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
4 69 (3.04%) User Experience
5 48 (2.12%) Algorithms
5 48 (2.12%) Client/Server
6 44 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 42 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (1.72%) Fintech
9 37 (1.63%) Life Science
10 30 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 28 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (1.23%) Replication
12 27 (1.19%) Clustering
13 23 (1.01%) Virtual Team
14 20 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 20 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
15 15 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
15 15 (0.66%) Private Cloud
16 12 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 266 (11.72%) Linux
2 257 (11.33%) Windows
3 142 (6.26%) Unix
4 108 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 49 (2.16%) Android
6 41 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 33 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 20 (0.88%) Solaris
10 17 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.57%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.31%) CentOS
16 5 (0.22%) HPUX
16 5 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 4 (0.18%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (17.58%) MVC
3 384 (16.92%) Software Engineering
4 272 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
5 239 (10.53%) OO
5 239 (10.53%) Scrum
6 236 (10.40%) TDD
7 225 (9.92%) SDLC
8 211 (9.30%) Web Development
9 209 (9.21%) Test Automation
10 193 (8.51%) Mathematics
11 178 (7.84%) ETL
12 165 (7.27%) ITIL
13 153 (6.74%) Unit Testing
14 151 (6.65%) Analytics
15 135 (5.95%) Mentoring
16 110 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
17 96 (4.23%) ERP
18 93 (4.10%) DevOps
19 92 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 791 (34.86%) C#
2 684 (30.15%) JavaScript
3 463 (20.41%) Java
4 370 (16.31%) T-SQL
5 219 (9.65%) Python
6 211 (9.30%) PL/SQL
7 132 (5.82%) C++
8 105 (4.63%) C
8 105 (4.63%) PowerShell
9 102 (4.50%) PHP
10 81 (3.57%) VB
11 76 (3.35%) Shell Script
12 73 (3.22%) Perl
13 62 (2.73%) VBA
14 61 (2.69%) TypeScript
15 51 (2.25%) VB.NET
16 44 (1.94%) VB6
17 43 (1.90%) R
18 36 (1.59%) VBScript
19 35 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 447 (19.70%) Degree
2 128 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (1.90%) ISEB
4 43 (1.90%) PhD
5 37 (1.63%) MCP
6 28 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
7 26 (1.15%) CCNA
7 26 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (0.97%) Security Cleared
9 21 (0.93%) MCSE
9 21 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
10 17 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 17 (0.75%) SC Cleared
11 16 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (0.66%) CCAA
12 15 (0.66%) MCTS
12 15 (0.66%) OCP
12 15 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (0.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.63%) QA
2 80 (3.53%) SLA
3 40 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 37 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.26%) RosettaNet
9 4 (0.18%) DICOM
9 4 (0.18%) HL7
10 3 (0.13%) GDPR
10 3 (0.13%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.044%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.044%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 76 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.54%) vSphere
5 30 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 27 (1.19%) Docker
7 13 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.48%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.26%) HDFS
12 5 (0.22%) XenApp
13 4 (0.18%) KVM
13 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.088%) Firmware
16 1 (0.044%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 32 (1.41%) Puppet
3 29 (1.28%) Data Guard
4 26 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 25 (1.10%) Ansible
5 25 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.44%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (0.31%) SCCM
9 6 (0.26%) Terraform
9 6 (0.26%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.22%) WSUS
11 4 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.18%) WMI
12 3 (0.13%) EMC Navisphere
12 3 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.13%) OSSEC
12 3 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 647 (28.51%) Microsoft
2 454 (20.01%) Oracle
3 98 (4.32%) VMware
4 92 (4.05%) SAP
5 68 (3.00%) Tableau
6 52 (2.29%) IBM
7 46 (2.03%) Citrix
8 36 (1.59%) Adobe
9 35 (1.54%) Cisco
10 34 (1.50%) Xamarin
11 29 (1.28%) Cognos
12 26 (1.15%) Sage
13 25 (1.10%) HP
14 24 (1.06%) NetApp
15 22 (0.97%) Google
15 22 (0.97%) JD Edwards
16 20 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
17 19 (0.84%) Xerox
18 18 (0.79%) SonicWALL
19 14 (0.62%) TIBCO