Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,495 2,581 2,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.31% 20.96% 20.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.63% 37.71% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,166 2,238 2,579
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 7,419 6,844 7,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 57.41% 55.57% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,960 5,754 6,098
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,500
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 22 April 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 22 April 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 1,013 £50,000 +11.11% 97
Essex +1 566 £48,250 +7.22% 49
Cambridgeshire -9 553 £45,000 +5.88% 104
Suffolk -1 138 £43,500 +8.75% 33
Bedfordshire -2 117 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Norfolk +1 96 £37,500 -6.25% 20
East Anglia +1 2 £47,500 -20.83%
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 870 (34.87%) C#
2 868 (34.79%) .NET
3 861 (34.51%) SQL Server
4 769 (30.82%) JavaScript
5 702 (28.14%) Microsoft
6 699 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
7 558 (22.36%) HTML
8 447 (17.92%) T-SQL
9 446 (17.88%) Java
10 440 (17.64%) ASP.NET
11 408 (16.35%) Degree
12 407 (16.31%) MVC
13 406 (16.27%) CSS
14 396 (15.87%) Finance
15 366 (14.67%) Oracle
16 344 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
17 332 (13.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 320 (12.83%) AngularJS
19 309 (12.38%) Linux
20 308 (12.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 303 (12.14%) Windows
22 293 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
23 292 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
24 291 (11.66%) Computer Science
25 289 (11.58%) TDD
26 284 (11.38%) Python
27 281 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
28 276 (11.06%) Web Development
28 276 (11.06%) Software Engineering
29 272 (10.90%) XML

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 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 71 (2.85%) Tomcat
3 57 (2.28%) JBoss
4 53 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 43 (1.72%) IIS
6 36 (1.44%) Apache
7 33 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 32 (1.28%) MS Exchange
9 30 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
10 29 (1.16%) CMS
11 23 (0.92%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.68%) Confluence
14 15 (0.60%) Apache Spark
15 14 (0.56%) SAS
16 12 (0.48%) Umbraco
16 12 (0.48%) WildFly
17 11 (0.44%) OpenStack
18 10 (0.40%) Mule
18 10 (0.40%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 149 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.080%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.080%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.080%) Revit
7 2 (0.080%) Weka
8 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 59 (2.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 49 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 42 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
4 34 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 31 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
6 23 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
8 16 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
9 14 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
9 14 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
10 13 (0.52%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.40%) Oracle ASCP
11 10 (0.40%) Oracle Manufacturing
12 9 (0.36%) Magento
12 9 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.32%) SAP Business One
14 7 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
15 6 (0.24%) Documaker
15 6 (0.24%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 281 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 242 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (2.77%) GitHub
4 44 (1.76%) SaaS
5 42 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
5 42 (1.68%) Office 365
6 22 (0.88%) IaaS
6 22 (0.88%) OpenShift
7 21 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (0.64%) Google Analytics
10 15 (0.60%) Boomi
11 12 (0.48%) PaaS
12 10 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.24%) AWS CloudTrail
13 6 (0.24%) Runscope
14 5 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.28%) DNS
2 53 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 50 (2.00%) Internet
4 40 (1.60%) HTTP
5 37 (1.48%) Firewall
6 23 (0.92%) SAN
6 23 (0.92%) SSL
7 22 (0.88%) DHCP
8 18 (0.72%) SMS
9 15 (0.60%) VPN
10 12 (0.48%) Intranet
11 11 (0.44%) VoIP
12 10 (0.40%) FTP
12 10 (0.40%) VLAN
13 9 (0.36%) Extranet
13 9 (0.36%) Kerberos
13 9 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
14 8 (0.32%) IMAP
14 8 (0.32%) SMTP
14 8 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 861 (34.51%) SQL Server
2 332 (13.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 308 (12.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 202 (8.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 180 (7.21%) NoSQL
6 156 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 143 (5.73%) Relational Database
8 141 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
9 132 (5.29%) MySQL
10 104 (4.17%) Power BI
11 101 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 86 (3.45%) Big Data
13 74 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
14 65 (2.61%) Hadoop
15 62 (2.48%) MongoDB
15 62 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
16 54 (2.16%) RDBMS
16 54 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
17 49 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
18 48 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 202 (8.10%) Git (software)
2 146 (5.85%) Visual Studio
3 120 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 110 (4.41%) Selenium
5 90 (3.61%) Subversion
6 81 (3.25%) Jenkins
7 80 (3.21%) JIRA
8 58 (2.32%) NUnit
9 53 (2.12%) Maven
10 50 (2.00%) JUnit
10 50 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 46 (1.84%) Cucumber
12 41 (1.64%) TeamCity
13 33 (1.32%) Eclipse
13 33 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
14 30 (1.20%) Jasmine
14 30 (1.20%) MSTest
15 26 (1.04%) ReSharper
15 26 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 23 (0.92%) Mockito
General
1 396 (15.87%) Finance
2 191 (7.66%) Advertising
3 128 (5.13%) Retail
4 82 (3.29%) Marketing
5 72 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 47 (1.88%) Games
7 38 (1.52%) Automotive
8 37 (1.48%) Banking
9 25 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 19 (0.76%) Publishing
11 18 (0.72%) Legal
12 14 (0.56%) Back Office
13 11 (0.44%) Billing
13 11 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.32%) Electronics
15 6 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.24%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.24%) Law
16 1 (0.040%) French Language
16 1 (0.040%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,274 (51.06%) Developer
2 400 (16.03%) .NET Developer
3 356 (14.27%) Analyst
4 330 (13.23%) C# Developer
5 259 (10.38%) DBA
6 250 (10.02%) Software Developer
7 230 (9.22%) Java Developer
7 230 (9.22%) Senior Developer
8 208 (8.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 198 (7.94%) SQL Developer
10 197 (7.90%) SQL DBA
11 153 (6.13%) Software Engineer
12 130 (5.21%) Administrator
13 117 (4.69%) Web Developer
14 114 (4.57%) Junior
15 113 (4.53%) C# Software Developer
16 105 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
17 90 (3.61%) SQL Server DBA
18 89 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
19 87 (3.49%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 868 (34.79%) .NET
2 558 (22.36%) HTML
3 440 (17.64%) ASP.NET
4 406 (16.27%) CSS
5 320 (12.83%) AngularJS
6 272 (10.90%) XML
7 252 (10.10%) jQuery
8 248 (9.94%) Web Services
9 195 (7.82%) .NET Framework
9 195 (7.82%) HTML5
10 193 (7.74%) Spring
11 186 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 169 (6.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 144 (5.77%) RESTful
14 112 (4.49%) WCF
15 104 (4.17%) REST
16 101 (4.05%) WPF
17 94 (3.77%) CSS3
18 91 (3.65%) SOAP
19 87 (3.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 292 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 291 (11.66%) Computer Science
3 98 (3.93%) User Experience
4 93 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 87 (3.49%) Replication
6 64 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
7 56 (2.24%) Fintech
8 54 (2.16%) Clustering
9 49 (1.96%) Algorithms
10 43 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 42 (1.68%) Management Information System
12 40 (1.60%) Life Science
13 38 (1.52%) Mobile App
14 30 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
15 28 (1.12%) Data Structures
16 27 (1.08%) Private Cloud
17 22 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 22 (0.88%) Online Games
18 18 (0.72%) Data Centre
19 14 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 309 (12.38%) Linux
2 303 (12.14%) Windows
3 123 (4.93%) Unix
4 99 (3.97%) Windows Server
5 78 (3.13%) Android
6 70 (2.81%) Apple iOS
7 55 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (1.12%) Solaris
10 26 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 22 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (0.60%) CentOS
13 10 (0.40%) HPUX
14 9 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.32%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.20%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.12%) AIX
17 3 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.080%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 2 (0.080%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 699 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (16.31%) MVC
3 344 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 293 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
5 289 (11.58%) TDD
6 276 (11.06%) Software Engineering
6 276 (11.06%) Web Development
7 238 (9.54%) SDLC
8 221 (8.86%) OO
9 205 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
10 198 (7.94%) Test Automation
11 189 (7.58%) Mathematics
12 188 (7.54%) Analytics
13 175 (7.01%) Scrum
14 163 (6.53%) DevOps
15 151 (6.05%) ETL
16 144 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
17 142 (5.69%) ITIL
18 130 (5.21%) E-Commerce
19 129 (5.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 870 (34.87%) C#
2 769 (30.82%) JavaScript
3 447 (17.92%) T-SQL
4 446 (17.88%) Java
5 284 (11.38%) Python
6 175 (7.01%) PowerShell
7 139 (5.57%) PL/SQL
8 119 (4.77%) C
9 106 (4.25%) C++
10 98 (3.93%) PHP
11 77 (3.09%) VB.NET
12 72 (2.89%) VBA
13 71 (2.85%) Perl
14 56 (2.24%) Bash Shell
15 45 (1.80%) TypeScript
16 42 (1.68%) R
17 38 (1.52%) Scala
17 38 (1.52%) Shell Script
18 37 (1.48%) Ruby
19 30 (1.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 408 (16.35%) Degree
2 146 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 42 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 28 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.00%) ISEB
8 21 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
9 14 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.52%) PhD
11 12 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.36%) OCP
14 8 (0.32%) Sun Certification
15 7 (0.28%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.20%) MCSE
17 4 (0.16%) MCSA
17 4 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 3 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (4.73%) QA
2 40 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 35 (1.40%) SLA
4 28 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.40%) GCP
5 10 (0.40%) GDPR
6 6 (0.24%) PMO
6 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.16%) GxP
7 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.080%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.080%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.040%) MiFID
9 1 (0.040%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 74 (2.97%) Docker
2 60 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 37 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.68%) vSphere
8 15 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.44%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.24%) Firmware
10 6 (0.24%) Samba
10 6 (0.24%) XenApp
11 5 (0.20%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (0.20%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.20%) XenServer
12 4 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.040%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.040%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (1.72%) Puppet
2 37 (1.48%) Ansible
3 32 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 22 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 21 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (0.52%) SCCM
9 12 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.44%) Terraform
11 10 (0.40%) Kubernetes
12 9 (0.36%) Graphite
12 9 (0.36%) WSUS
13 8 (0.32%) Nagios
14 7 (0.28%) Rancher
15 6 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 6 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.24%) Sysdig
15 6 (0.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 702 (28.14%) Microsoft
2 366 (14.67%) Oracle
3 112 (4.49%) Tableau
4 59 (2.36%) VMware
5 55 (2.20%) IBM
6 51 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 49 (1.96%) SAP
8 45 (1.80%) Google
9 43 (1.72%) Xamarin
10 42 (1.68%) WorldPay
11 40 (1.60%) Alteryx
12 30 (1.20%) Cognos
12 30 (1.20%) Facebook
12 30 (1.20%) HP
13 25 (1.00%) Red Hat
14 23 (0.92%) Sitecore
15 22 (0.88%) Adobe
16 19 (0.76%) Sage
16 19 (0.76%) TIBCO
17 18 (0.72%) Twitter