Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,111 1,702 2,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.66% 18.87% 18.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.10% 36.20% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1,516 2,096
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 2,995 4,702 7,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.31% 52.13% 57.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,223 3,806 6,060
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 +1 410 £52,500 +10.53% 99
Cambridgeshire -2 237 £47,500 +9.51% 92
Essex 0 219 £42,500 +1.19% 57
Bedfordshire +3 127 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Suffolk -2 80 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Norfolk -9 38 £37,500 +7.14% 15
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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.

1 395 (35.55%) C#
2 391 (35.19%) SQL Server
3 375 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
4 361 (32.49%) .NET
5 314 (28.26%) Microsoft
6 272 (24.48%) JavaScript
7 228 (20.52%) Azure
8 218 (19.62%) Degree
9 205 (18.45%) HTML
10 194 (17.46%) Java
11 192 (17.28%) CSS
12 162 (14.58%) ASP.NET
13 153 (13.77%) Computer Science
14 149 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
15 144 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
16 139 (12.51%) T-SQL
17 137 (12.33%) Oracle
18 136 (12.24%) Windows
18 136 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
19 135 (12.15%) Analytics
20 129 (11.61%) AWS
21 122 (10.98%) MVC
22 114 (10.26%) Linux
22 114 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 114 (10.26%) Web Development
23 111 (9.99%) Software Engineering
23 111 (9.99%) Python
24 108 (9.72%) ETL
24 108 (9.72%) Scrum
25 107 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration 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 38 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
3 21 (1.89%) CMS
4 19 (1.71%) Confluence
5 17 (1.53%) OpenStack
6 16 (1.44%) IIS
7 12 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.72%) Apache
9 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.45%) nginx
10 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.27%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.090%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.090%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.090%) JBoss
12 1 (0.090%) SAS
12 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.090%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.090%) WebSphere
Applications
1 69 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.090%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.45%) Magento
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.36%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.18%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.18%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 2 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 2 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.090%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 228 (20.52%) Azure
2 129 (11.61%) AWS
3 90 (8.10%) Power Platform
4 67 (6.03%) Office 365
5 41 (3.69%) SaaS
6 36 (3.24%) GCP
7 21 (1.89%) Serverless
8 16 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
8 16 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
11 12 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.90%) PaaS
13 9 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (0.81%) GitHub
13 9 (0.81%) IaaS
14 7 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (0.54%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.05%) Firewall
2 24 (2.16%) DNS
3 21 (1.89%) SSL
4 20 (1.80%) WAN
5 19 (1.71%) Internet
6 16 (1.44%) LAN
7 15 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.08%) DHCP
9 10 (0.90%) VPN
10 7 (0.63%) Network Security
11 6 (0.54%) PBX
11 6 (0.54%) SAN
12 5 (0.45%) HTTP
12 5 (0.45%) VoIP
12 5 (0.45%) Wireless
13 4 (0.36%) VLAN
14 3 (0.27%) Broadband
14 3 (0.27%) Cisco Wireless
15 2 (0.18%) PPP
15 2 (0.18%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 114 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 107 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
5 94 (8.46%) MySQL
6 90 (8.10%) Power BI
7 81 (7.29%) Relational Database
8 76 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
9 54 (4.86%) NoSQL
10 40 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 33 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
12 31 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
13 28 (2.52%) RDBMS
14 27 (2.43%) OLAP
14 27 (2.43%) SQL Server 2017
15 26 (2.34%) Big Data
16 25 (2.25%) Data Lake
17 23 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
18 22 (1.98%) Oracle Database
18 22 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 104 (9.36%) Git (software)
2 85 (7.65%) JIRA
3 75 (6.75%) Jenkins
4 62 (5.58%) Visual Studio
5 53 (4.77%) Selenium
6 42 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (2.79%) Maven
8 30 (2.70%) Gradle
9 24 (2.16%) Eclipse
10 23 (2.07%) Ant
11 21 (1.89%) Cucumber
12 18 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 16 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
14 15 (1.35%) Bitbucket
15 13 (1.17%) Cypress.io
16 12 (1.08%) SoapUI
17 11 (0.99%) JUnit
17 11 (0.99%) TeamCity
18 10 (0.90%) NUnit
18 10 (0.90%) Postman
General
1 102 (9.18%) Finance
2 71 (6.39%) Retail
3 49 (4.41%) Marketing
4 33 (2.97%) Public Sector
5 31 (2.79%) Manufacturing
6 22 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.62%) Electronics
8 17 (1.53%) Law
9 16 (1.44%) Banking
10 14 (1.26%) Legal
11 9 (0.81%) Automotive
12 8 (0.72%) Advertising
13 5 (0.45%) Billing
13 5 (0.45%) Housing Association
14 4 (0.36%) Publishing
15 3 (0.27%) French Language
15 3 (0.27%) Games
15 3 (0.27%) German Language
16 2 (0.18%) Local Government
16 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 594 (53.47%) Developer
2 196 (17.64%) SQL Developer
3 187 (16.83%) Analyst
4 181 (16.29%) C# Developer
5 135 (12.15%) .NET Developer
6 119 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 93 (8.37%) Senior Developer
8 87 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 80 (7.20%) DBA
10 76 (6.84%) Java Developer
11 65 (5.85%) Software Engineer
11 65 (5.85%) SQL DBA
12 62 (5.58%) Administrator
13 56 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
14 51 (4.59%) C# Software Developer
15 50 (4.50%) .NET Software Developer
16 45 (4.05%) Junior
17 44 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
17 44 (3.96%) Support Analyst
17 44 (3.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (32.49%) .NET
2 205 (18.45%) HTML
3 192 (17.28%) CSS
4 162 (14.58%) ASP.NET
5 105 (9.45%) AngularJS
6 81 (7.29%) Web Services
7 74 (6.66%) HTML5
8 73 (6.57%) React
9 71 (6.39%) .NET Framework
10 64 (5.76%) XML
11 63 (5.67%) RESTful
11 63 (5.67%) Spring
12 47 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (4.23%) jQuery
13 46 (4.14%) Entity Framework
13 46 (4.14%) JSON
14 45 (4.05%) .NET Core
14 45 (4.05%) Node.js
15 38 (3.42%) Hibernate
15 38 (3.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 136 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.31%) User Experience
3 34 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 31 (2.79%) Replication
5 29 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.98%) Clustering
8 20 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 11 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.90%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.90%) Renewable Energy
12 10 (0.90%) Spread Betting
13 8 (0.72%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.72%) EMC VNX
14 7 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
14 7 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 136 (12.24%) Windows
2 114 (10.26%) Linux
3 55 (4.95%) Windows Server
4 38 (3.42%) Android
5 33 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.25%) Unix
7 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.81%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.54%) CentOS
10 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.45%) Solaris
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.18%) AIX
13 1 (0.090%) HPUX
13 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.090%) MVS
13 1 (0.090%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (13.77%) Computer Science
3 149 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
4 144 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
5 135 (12.15%) Analytics
6 122 (10.98%) MVC
7 114 (10.26%) Web Development
8 111 (9.99%) Software Engineering
9 108 (9.72%) ETL
9 108 (9.72%) Scrum
10 106 (9.54%) E-Commerce
11 105 (9.45%) DevOps
12 98 (8.82%) SDLC
13 93 (8.37%) Test Automation
14 90 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
15 89 (8.01%) ERP
16 85 (7.65%) TDD
17 81 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
18 72 (6.48%) Migration
19 69 (6.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 395 (35.55%) C#
2 272 (24.48%) JavaScript
3 194 (17.46%) Java
4 139 (12.51%) T-SQL
5 111 (9.99%) Python
6 59 (5.31%) PHP
7 42 (3.78%) C++
7 42 (3.78%) PowerShell
8 41 (3.69%) VB
9 40 (3.60%) TypeScript
10 38 (3.42%) VB.NET
10 38 (3.42%) VBA
11 29 (2.61%) PL/SQL
12 28 (2.52%) C
13 18 (1.62%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.53%) R
15 15 (1.35%) Java 8
16 13 (1.17%) Perl
17 11 (0.99%) PHP 7
18 9 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 218 (19.62%) Degree
2 102 (9.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.52%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.89%) ISEB
7 13 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (1.08%) VCP4
9 11 (0.99%) HND
10 9 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.72%) PhD
12 7 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.63%) MBCS
13 3 (0.27%) MCSE
14 2 (0.18%) GCIA
14 2 (0.18%) GCIH
14 2 (0.18%) GSEC
14 2 (0.18%) MCSA
14 2 (0.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.95%) QA
2 32 (2.88%) SLA
3 14 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.81%) GDPR
5 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.090%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (6.93%) Active Directory
2 50 (4.50%) Docker
3 43 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.35%) vSphere
6 11 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.090%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.090%) Firmware
7 1 (0.090%) HDFS
7 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.090%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (4.86%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.80%) Ansible
3 11 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.99%) SCCM
4 10 (0.90%) Puppet
5 6 (0.54%) Terraform
6 4 (0.36%) Foglight
6 4 (0.36%) LiteSpeed
6 4 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.27%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.27%) Kibana
7 3 (0.27%) logstash
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.27%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.18%) SCOM
8 2 (0.18%) yum
Vendors
1 314 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 137 (12.33%) Oracle
3 72 (6.48%) IBM
4 64 (5.76%) VMware
5 45 (4.05%) Tableau
6 30 (2.70%) SAP
7 26 (2.34%) Veeam
8 25 (2.25%) Talend
9 24 (2.16%) Google
10 22 (1.98%) WorldPay
11 17 (1.53%) HP
12 16 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.35%) Cisco
14 14 (1.26%) FIS
15 12 (1.08%) Logi
15 12 (1.08%) Logi Analytics
15 12 (1.08%) RedGate
16 11 (0.99%) IFS
17 9 (0.81%) Citrix
17 9 (0.81%) Cognos