Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,363 2,480 2,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.33% 20.07% 20.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.70% 35.63% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 2,134 2,166
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 4,045 6,960 6,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 51.42% 56.32% 56.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,160 5,584 5,743
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 May 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 27 May 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 -2 508 £45,000 -5.26% 44
Cambridgeshire +9 435 £45,000 +0.94% 34
Essex -1 199 £42,500 -5.56% 16
Bedfordshire +3 134 £47,500 +9.20% 28
Suffolk -1 51 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Norfolk -2 39 £33,750 -10.00% 4
East Anglia -1 1 £60,000 +26.32% 3
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 550 (40.35%) SQL Server
2 502 (36.83%) C#
3 472 (34.63%) .NET
4 451 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
5 420 (30.81%) Microsoft
6 355 (26.05%) JavaScript
7 286 (20.98%) HTML
8 264 (19.37%) T-SQL
9 255 (18.71%) ASP.NET
10 253 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
11 235 (17.24%) CSS
12 202 (14.82%) Finance
13 199 (14.60%) Degree
14 198 (14.53%) MVC
15 197 (14.45%) Windows
15 197 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
16 194 (14.23%) Software Engineering
17 188 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 186 (13.65%) Scrum
19 181 (13.28%) Oracle
20 177 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 174 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
22 173 (12.69%) Java
23 169 (12.40%) Test Automation
24 165 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
25 159 (11.67%) TDD
26 156 (11.45%) Visual Studio
27 150 (11.01%) SDLC
28 144 (10.56%) Linux
28 144 (10.56%) Computer Science

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 88 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 53 (3.89%) IIS
3 35 (2.57%) MS Exchange
4 25 (1.83%) Confluence
5 24 (1.76%) Apache
6 20 (1.47%) CMS
7 17 (1.25%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.10%) Umbraco
9 14 (1.03%) nginx
10 13 (0.95%) JBoss
11 11 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.73%) WordPress
13 9 (0.66%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.37%) Drupal
15 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 70 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.15%) CPLEX
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.073%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 65 (4.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (0.51%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.37%) Maximo
6 5 (0.37%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.22%) CiviCRM
7 3 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.15%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 253 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (8.73%) Power Platform
4 75 (5.50%) Office 365
5 51 (3.74%) Dynamics 365
6 37 (2.71%) SaaS
7 21 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.54%) PaaS
8 16 (1.17%) IaaS
9 12 (0.88%) Serverless
10 11 (0.81%) GitHub
11 9 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (0.51%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.44%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.37%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.89%) Firewall
2 40 (2.93%) DNS
3 36 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 31 (2.27%) DHCP
5 28 (2.05%) LAN
5 28 (2.05%) WAN
6 27 (1.98%) HTTP
7 20 (1.47%) SSL
8 19 (1.39%) VPN
9 17 (1.25%) Internet
10 15 (1.10%) SAN
11 12 (0.88%) VRRP
12 9 (0.66%) Intranet
12 9 (0.66%) VLAN
12 9 (0.66%) VoIP
13 7 (0.51%) NAS
13 7 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
13 7 (0.51%) Skype
13 7 (0.51%) Wireless
13 7 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (40.35%) SQL Server
2 188 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 177 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 118 (8.66%) Power BI
5 112 (8.22%) Relational Database
6 95 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
7 79 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 70 (5.14%) MySQL
9 52 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (3.74%) NoSQL
11 40 (2.93%) MongoDB
12 38 (2.79%) Big Data
13 35 (2.57%) SSDT
14 34 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
15 33 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
16 32 (2.35%) RDBMS
17 28 (2.05%) Oracle Database
18 27 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
18 27 (1.98%) QlikView
19 26 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 156 (11.45%) Visual Studio
2 104 (7.63%) JIRA
3 94 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 65 (4.77%) Jenkins
5 63 (4.62%) Selenium
6 39 (2.86%) NUnit
7 38 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (2.05%) WebDriver
9 26 (1.91%) Maven
10 23 (1.69%) Subversion
11 18 (1.32%) Appium
11 18 (1.32%) SoapUI
11 18 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 16 (1.17%) Mercurial
13 15 (1.10%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.10%) Zephyr
14 13 (0.95%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.88%) Gradle
15 12 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.81%) JBehave
General
1 202 (14.82%) Finance
2 88 (6.46%) Retail
3 62 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 62 (4.55%) Marketing
4 42 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.25%) Electronics
6 13 (0.95%) Local Government
7 12 (0.88%) Banking
7 12 (0.88%) Games
8 11 (0.81%) Legal
9 10 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.51%) Publishing
11 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.29%) Automotive
12 4 (0.29%) Back Office
12 4 (0.29%) Military
13 3 (0.22%) French Language
13 3 (0.22%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.15%) Advertising
15 1 (0.073%) Law
Job Titles
1 586 (42.99%) Developer
2 223 (16.36%) Analyst
3 195 (14.31%) .NET Developer
4 168 (12.33%) C# Developer
5 149 (10.93%) Software Developer
6 130 (9.54%) SQL Developer
7 119 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 78 (5.72%) Software Engineer
9 76 (5.58%) Senior Developer
10 69 (5.06%) Applications Support
11 64 (4.70%) .NET Software Developer
12 61 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
12 61 (4.48%) Support Analyst
13 60 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 59 (4.33%) DBA
15 58 (4.26%) Java Developer
16 57 (4.18%) Web Developer
17 55 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
18 51 (3.74%) Data Analyst
19 49 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (34.63%) .NET
2 286 (20.98%) HTML
3 255 (18.71%) ASP.NET
4 235 (17.24%) CSS
5 133 (9.76%) AngularJS
6 108 (7.92%) jQuery
7 97 (7.12%) Web Services
8 89 (6.53%) XML
9 82 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 77 (5.65%) HTML5
11 67 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 66 (4.84%) .NET Framework
13 60 (4.40%) JSON
14 59 (4.33%) Spring
15 58 (4.26%) WCF
16 50 (3.67%) SOAP
16 50 (3.67%) WPF
17 48 (3.52%) REST
18 47 (3.45%) React
19 44 (3.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 174 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
3 44 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 40 (2.93%) Life Science
5 36 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
6 34 (2.49%) User Experience
7 25 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 24 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.25%) Fintech
11 15 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.10%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 15 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.10%) Replication
12 14 (1.03%) Reference Data
13 12 (0.88%) Animation
13 12 (0.88%) Photography
13 12 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 197 (14.45%) Windows
2 144 (10.56%) Linux
3 94 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 40 (2.93%) Unix
5 27 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (1.83%) Android
7 23 (1.69%) CentOS
7 23 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.32%) Windows 10
9 16 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.17%) Solaris
10 13 (0.95%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (0.51%) AIX
14 6 (0.44%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.29%) Debian
16 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (14.53%) MVC
3 197 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
4 194 (14.23%) Software Engineering
5 186 (13.65%) Scrum
6 169 (12.40%) Test Automation
7 165 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
8 159 (11.67%) TDD
9 150 (11.01%) SDLC
10 144 (10.56%) Computer Science
11 121 (8.88%) ETL
12 109 (8.00%) DevOps
13 101 (7.41%) Mentoring
14 99 (7.26%) CRM
15 93 (6.82%) BDD
15 93 (6.82%) Web Development
16 92 (6.75%) Analytics
16 92 (6.75%) OO
17 81 (5.94%) ITIL
18 80 (5.87%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 502 (36.83%) C#
2 355 (26.05%) JavaScript
3 264 (19.37%) T-SQL
4 173 (12.69%) Java
5 143 (10.49%) Python
6 104 (7.63%) PowerShell
7 57 (4.18%) PHP
8 46 (3.37%) VB.NET
9 43 (3.15%) PL/SQL
10 40 (2.93%) C
10 40 (2.93%) C++
11 36 (2.64%) TypeScript
12 35 (2.57%) Bash Shell
13 34 (2.49%) VB
14 31 (2.27%) VBA
15 18 (1.32%) R
16 16 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 15 (1.10%) Ruby
18 12 (0.88%) Scala
18 12 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 199 (14.60%) Degree
2 72 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 32 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.17%) ISEB
8 14 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (1.03%) PhD
9 13 (0.95%) CCNA
9 13 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.66%) MCSA
12 8 (0.59%) MBCS
13 7 (0.51%) CCNP
13 7 (0.51%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.51%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.44%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.44%) MCP
15 4 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.58%) QA
2 36 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 28 (2.05%) SLA
4 17 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.37%) GDPR
7 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.29%) PSD2
8 2 (0.15%) HL7
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.15%) JTAG
8 2 (0.15%) WAI
9 1 (0.073%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.073%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 95 (6.97%) Active Directory
2 75 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 50 (3.67%) Docker
5 23 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.03%) vSphere
7 9 (0.66%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.29%) HDFS
11 3 (0.22%) iptables
11 3 (0.22%) Samba
11 3 (0.22%) XenApp
12 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.15%) Firmware
13 1 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.073%) NFS
13 1 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.073%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 38 (2.79%) Ansible
3 29 (2.13%) Terraform
4 22 (1.61%) SCOM
5 16 (1.17%) SCCM
6 14 (1.03%) Nagios
6 14 (1.03%) Prometheus
7 11 (0.81%) HAProxy
7 11 (0.81%) Kibana
7 11 (0.81%) logstash
7 11 (0.81%) Rsyslog
7 11 (0.81%) SCVMM
7 11 (0.81%) yum
8 8 (0.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 8 (0.59%) Data Guard
8 8 (0.59%) vCenter Server
9 7 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (0.51%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 420 (30.81%) Microsoft
2 181 (13.28%) Oracle
3 139 (10.20%) VMware
4 47 (3.45%) Tableau
5 40 (2.93%) SAP
6 37 (2.71%) Citrix
7 34 (2.49%) IBM
8 32 (2.35%) Cisco
9 25 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.83%) WorldPay
10 24 (1.76%) Xamarin
11 23 (1.69%) HP
12 21 (1.54%) Google
13 18 (1.32%) Sybase
13 18 (1.32%) Veeam
14 17 (1.25%) NetApp
14 17 (1.25%) Red Hat
14 17 (1.25%) Talend
15 13 (0.95%) Dell
16 10 (0.73%) Sophos