Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,747 2,253 2,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.53% 18.80% 21.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.95% 32.18% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,543 1,992 2,392
East of England median annual salary £44,400 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 4,859 7,002 6,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 51.55% 58.42% 54.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,881 5,857 5,818
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 January 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 24 January 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 -2 643 £45,000 -4.26% 101
Cambridgeshire +12 510 £45,000 - 117
Essex -1 261 £42,500 -12.37% 37
Bedfordshire 0 173 £45,000 - 30
Suffolk +4 120 £40,000 - 33
Norfolk +1 45 £35,000 -4.76% 11
East Anglia - 1 £60,000 - 27
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 693 (39.67%) C#
2 678 (38.81%) SQL Server
3 619 (35.43%) .NET
4 572 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
5 548 (31.37%) JavaScript
6 527 (30.17%) Microsoft
7 428 (24.50%) HTML
8 370 (21.18%) CSS
9 341 (19.52%) T-SQL
10 333 (19.06%) ASP.NET
11 311 (17.80%) Java
12 308 (17.63%) MVC
13 279 (15.97%) Windows
14 270 (15.46%) TDD
15 269 (15.40%) Software Engineering
16 267 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 265 (15.17%) Degree
18 234 (13.39%) AngularJS
19 226 (12.94%) Computer Science
20 222 (12.71%) Finance
21 221 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
22 218 (12.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 216 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 200 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
25 194 (11.10%) Web Services
26 188 (10.76%) Oracle
27 187 (10.70%) Test Automation
28 186 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
29 185 (10.59%) Scrum
30 181 (10.36%) 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 56 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 53 (3.03%) IIS
3 47 (2.69%) WebSphere
4 39 (2.23%) Confluence
4 39 (2.23%) JBoss
4 39 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 38 (2.18%) MS Exchange
6 30 (1.72%) CMS
7 29 (1.66%) Apache Spark
8 26 (1.49%) Umbraco
9 22 (1.26%) Apache
10 20 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.86%) Drupal
13 14 (0.80%) SAS
14 10 (0.57%) Kentico
15 8 (0.46%) nginx
15 8 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.46%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 82 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.17%) SPSS
4 3 (0.17%) Windchill
5 2 (0.11%) CPLEX
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.057%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 47 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
4 13 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
6 9 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.46%) CiviCRM
7 8 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.40%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.23%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.23%) StreamServe
11 3 (0.17%) C-CURE
11 3 (0.17%) Maximo
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.17%) Raiser's Edge
11 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.11%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 267 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (3.89%) Office 365
4 27 (1.55%) SaaS
5 25 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
6 23 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (0.86%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.86%) IaaS
9 14 (0.80%) Mimecast
10 13 (0.74%) Serverless
11 12 (0.69%) OpenShift
11 12 (0.69%) PaaS
12 11 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.57%) GitHub
13 10 (0.57%) Google App Engine
14 8 (0.46%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.34%) Data Lake Analytics
17 4 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 75 (4.29%) Firewall
2 60 (3.43%) TCP/IP
3 49 (2.80%) DNS
3 49 (2.80%) LAN
4 47 (2.69%) WAN
5 38 (2.18%) VPN
6 23 (1.32%) HTTP
7 21 (1.20%) Internet
8 19 (1.09%) DHCP
9 18 (1.03%) VLAN
10 17 (0.97%) SSL
11 15 (0.86%) BGP
11 15 (0.86%) SAN
12 11 (0.63%) Wireless
13 10 (0.57%) NAS
13 10 (0.57%) VoIP
14 9 (0.52%) DMZ
15 5 (0.29%) Kerberos
15 5 (0.29%) Skype
16 4 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 678 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 218 (12.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 216 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 154 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 133 (7.61%) Relational Database
6 121 (6.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 117 (6.70%) Power BI
8 106 (6.07%) MySQL
9 98 (5.61%) NoSQL
10 64 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
12 49 (2.80%) MongoDB
13 46 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 45 (2.58%) Big Data
14 45 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 40 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
16 37 (2.12%) Hadoop
16 37 (2.12%) RDBMS
17 32 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
18 29 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 140 (8.01%) Visual Studio
2 123 (7.04%) JIRA
3 113 (6.47%) Git (software)
4 59 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (3.09%) NUnit
6 50 (2.86%) Selenium
7 48 (2.75%) Subversion
8 38 (2.18%) Jenkins
9 26 (1.49%) Maven
10 22 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
11 21 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 20 (1.14%) SpecFlow
13 18 (1.03%) MSTest
14 17 (0.97%) WatiN
15 14 (0.80%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.74%) WebDriver
17 11 (0.63%) gulp
17 11 (0.63%) JUnit
17 11 (0.63%) LabVIEW
18 10 (0.57%) Appium
General
1 222 (12.71%) Finance
2 78 (4.46%) Retail
3 66 (3.78%) Marketing
4 48 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 32 (1.83%) Banking
7 30 (1.72%) Games
8 23 (1.32%) Back Office
9 17 (0.97%) Electronics
10 12 (0.69%) Local Government
11 9 (0.52%) Automotive
12 7 (0.40%) Legal
12 7 (0.40%) Publishing
13 6 (0.34%) Advertising
13 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.17%) Law
14 3 (0.17%) Military
15 2 (0.11%) Billing
15 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 917 (52.49%) Developer
2 265 (15.17%) Analyst
3 250 (14.31%) .NET Developer
4 236 (13.51%) C# Developer
5 204 (11.68%) Software Developer
6 156 (8.93%) SQL Developer
7 146 (8.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 125 (7.16%) Java Developer
9 116 (6.64%) Senior Developer
10 98 (5.61%) Software Engineer
10 98 (5.61%) Web Developer
11 89 (5.09%) C# Software Developer
12 76 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 74 (4.24%) .NET Software Developer
14 73 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
15 69 (3.95%) Graduate
16 68 (3.89%) Junior
17 65 (3.72%) Support Analyst
18 64 (3.66%) SQL Server Developer
19 63 (3.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 619 (35.43%) .NET
2 428 (24.50%) HTML
3 370 (21.18%) CSS
4 333 (19.06%) ASP.NET
5 234 (13.39%) AngularJS
6 194 (11.10%) Web Services
7 172 (9.85%) XML
8 152 (8.70%) jQuery
9 123 (7.04%) Spring
10 119 (6.81%) JSON
11 111 (6.35%) HTML5
12 108 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 107 (6.12%) RESTful
14 102 (5.84%) .NET Framework
15 90 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 87 (4.98%) WCF
17 85 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 81 (4.64%) WPF
19 76 (4.35%) CSS3
20 68 (3.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 186 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (3.84%) User Experience
4 59 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (1.95%) Reference Data
7 33 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 30 (1.72%) Fintech
9 28 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.55%) Mobile App
11 25 (1.43%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.37%) Life Science
12 24 (1.37%) Replication
13 22 (1.26%) AS400
13 22 (1.26%) Public Cloud
14 20 (1.14%) Data Centre
15 19 (1.09%) iSeries
16 15 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (0.80%) Clustering
18 11 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 279 (15.97%) Windows
2 129 (7.38%) Linux
3 124 (7.10%) Windows Server
4 48 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (2.23%) Unix
6 33 (1.89%) Android
6 33 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.72%) Windows 10
8 25 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 21 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.57%) CentOS
11 9 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.52%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (0.34%) AIX
14 5 (0.29%) VMS
15 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.17%) Debian
16 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (17.63%) MVC
3 270 (15.46%) TDD
4 269 (15.40%) Software Engineering
5 226 (12.94%) Computer Science
6 221 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
7 200 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
8 187 (10.70%) Test Automation
9 185 (10.59%) Scrum
10 181 (10.36%) OO
11 165 (9.44%) Web Development
12 164 (9.39%) ETL
13 158 (9.04%) SDLC
14 137 (7.84%) Analytics
15 126 (7.21%) BDD
16 113 (6.47%) Migration
17 112 (6.41%) Mentoring
18 108 (6.18%) CRM
19 104 (5.95%) Mathematics
20 89 (5.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 693 (39.67%) C#
2 548 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 341 (19.52%) T-SQL
4 311 (17.80%) Java
5 163 (9.33%) Python
6 98 (5.61%) PowerShell
7 93 (5.32%) PHP
8 92 (5.27%) PL/SQL
9 66 (3.78%) C++
10 62 (3.55%) VB
11 57 (3.26%) TypeScript
12 55 (3.15%) C
13 52 (2.98%) VB.NET
14 47 (2.69%) VBA
15 34 (1.95%) VBScript
16 33 (1.89%) Bash Shell
17 30 (1.72%) Java 8
18 27 (1.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 22 (1.26%) RPG
20 20 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 265 (15.17%) Degree
2 116 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 45 (2.58%) ISTQB
5 42 (2.40%) ISEB
6 41 (2.35%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.32%) PhD
8 22 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.29%) MBCS
12 5 (0.29%) MCSA
12 5 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.23%) CCNA
13 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.23%) MCP
13 4 (0.23%) MCSE
13 4 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (5.78%) QA
2 60 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.14%) SLA
4 10 (0.57%) PSD2
5 6 (0.34%) GDPR
6 5 (0.29%) WAI
7 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.17%) JTAG
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.057%) HL7
10 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.057%) PMO
System Software
1 131 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 64 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.38%) Docker
4 50 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.14%) vSphere
7 19 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.63%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.57%) XenApp
10 8 (0.46%) HDFS
11 6 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.23%) iptables
13 4 (0.23%) Samba
14 2 (0.11%) Ceph
14 2 (0.11%) Firmware
14 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 41 (2.35%) Kubernetes
2 30 (1.72%) Ansible
3 21 (1.20%) Terraform
4 11 (0.63%) SCOM
5 10 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 9 (0.52%) SCVMM
7 8 (0.46%) Puppet
7 8 (0.46%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 7 (0.40%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.40%) SCCM
9 6 (0.34%) Oozie
10 5 (0.29%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.29%) Ambari
10 5 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.23%) Nagios
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 527 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 188 (10.76%) Oracle
3 141 (8.07%) VMware
4 53 (3.03%) SAP
5 52 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
6 46 (2.63%) Tableau
7 44 (2.52%) Google
8 43 (2.46%) IBM
9 39 (2.23%) Talend
10 37 (2.12%) Veeam
11 28 (1.60%) Citrix
12 25 (1.43%) WorldPay
13 23 (1.32%) Cisco
14 19 (1.09%) HP
15 15 (0.86%) Apple
15 15 (0.86%) Xamarin
16 14 (0.80%) Sophos
17 13 (0.74%) NetApp
17 13 (0.74%) Sybase
18 12 (0.69%) Cognos