Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,950 2,258 2,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.20% 18.92% 21.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.10% 32.41% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,727 1,948 2,471
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,148 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.93% +3.88% -
10th Percentile £27,010 £26,250 £26,250
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 5,401 6,968 6,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 53.18% 58.38% 53.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,440 5,846 5,974
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +3 738 £45,000 - 98
Cambridgeshire +8 491 £45,000 - 121
Essex 0 332 £42,500 -5.56% 49
Bedfordshire -1 197 £43,750 +2.94% 36
Suffolk -3 130 £43,750 +9.38% 27
Norfolk -2 65 £37,250 +2.05% 17
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 740 (37.95%) C#
2 727 (37.28%) SQL Server
3 668 (34.26%) .NET
4 603 (30.92%) JavaScript
5 598 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
6 534 (27.38%) Microsoft
7 458 (23.49%) HTML
8 394 (20.21%) Java
9 388 (19.90%) T-SQL
10 379 (19.44%) CSS
11 342 (17.54%) MVC
12 325 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 322 (16.51%) Degree
14 297 (15.23%) Windows
15 275 (14.10%) TDD
15 275 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
16 268 (13.74%) Finance
17 256 (13.13%) Software Engineering
18 250 (12.82%) Web Services
19 245 (12.56%) AngularJS
20 244 (12.51%) Computer Science
21 234 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 228 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
23 225 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
24 222 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
25 218 (11.18%) Oracle
26 214 (10.97%) XML
27 205 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 199 (10.21%) OO
29 188 (9.64%) jQuery

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 68 (3.49%) WebSphere
2 58 (2.97%) IIS
3 50 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 47 (2.41%) Confluence
5 45 (2.31%) JBoss
5 45 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 37 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 37 (1.90%) MS Exchange
7 30 (1.54%) Apache
8 29 (1.49%) CMS
9 28 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (1.23%) Umbraco
11 21 (1.08%) SAS
11 21 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.51%) Drupal
12 10 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.46%) Kentico
14 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.41%) nginx
14 8 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 105 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.21%) Windchill
6 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.051%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 34 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.62%) Infor M3
5 12 (0.62%) StreamServe
5 12 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
6 11 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.31%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.26%) CiviCRM
10 4 (0.21%) C-CURE
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.21%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.15%) Documaker
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle ASCP
12 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 275 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 183 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (3.13%) Office 365
4 35 (1.79%) SaaS
5 26 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
6 22 (1.13%) GitHub
7 20 (1.03%) Google Analytics
8 19 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (0.92%) Serverless
10 14 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (0.72%) Google App Engine
11 13 (0.67%) OpenShift
12 11 (0.56%) IaaS
13 9 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.36%) Mimecast
15 6 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
15 6 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.31%) Data Lake Analytics
16 4 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.85%) Firewall
2 60 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 46 (2.36%) DNS
4 42 (2.15%) HTTP
5 37 (1.90%) LAN
6 35 (1.79%) WAN
7 32 (1.64%) VPN
8 24 (1.23%) SAN
9 23 (1.18%) SSL
10 22 (1.13%) Internet
11 20 (1.03%) VLAN
12 16 (0.82%) DHCP
13 13 (0.67%) BGP
13 13 (0.67%) NAS
14 12 (0.62%) Wireless
15 11 (0.56%) VoIP
16 9 (0.46%) DMZ
16 9 (0.46%) FTP
16 9 (0.46%) HTTPS
17 7 (0.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 727 (37.28%) SQL Server
2 234 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 205 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 166 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
5 145 (7.44%) Relational Database
6 131 (6.72%) MySQL
7 124 (6.36%) NoSQL
8 119 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 110 (5.64%) Power BI
10 66 (3.38%) Big Data
11 60 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 59 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
13 52 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
14 49 (2.51%) MongoDB
14 49 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
15 47 (2.41%) Hadoop
15 47 (2.41%) RDBMS
16 44 (2.26%) Oracle Database
17 40 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
18 36 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 160 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 137 (7.03%) JIRA
3 127 (6.51%) Visual Studio
4 69 (3.54%) Selenium
5 67 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 63 (3.23%) Subversion
7 49 (2.51%) Jenkins
8 48 (2.46%) NUnit
9 36 (1.85%) Maven
10 32 (1.64%) JUnit
11 27 (1.38%) Eclipse
12 23 (1.18%) SpecFlow
13 21 (1.08%) LabVIEW
14 20 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
15 17 (0.87%) ReSharper
16 16 (0.82%) Jasmine
16 16 (0.82%) WebDriver
17 15 (0.77%) MSTest
17 15 (0.77%) Redmine
17 15 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 268 (13.74%) Finance
2 97 (4.97%) Retail
3 73 (3.74%) Marketing
4 51 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 42 (2.15%) Games
6 40 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 37 (1.90%) Banking
8 30 (1.54%) Back Office
9 19 (0.97%) Advertising
10 17 (0.87%) Electronics
11 14 (0.72%) Automotive
12 12 (0.62%) Legal
13 11 (0.56%) Local Government
14 10 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.21%) Billing
16 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.15%) Law
17 2 (0.10%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,038 (53.23%) Developer
2 309 (15.85%) Analyst
3 266 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 242 (12.41%) C# Developer
5 235 (12.05%) Software Developer
6 174 (8.92%) Java Developer
7 173 (8.87%) SQL Developer
8 146 (7.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 144 (7.38%) Senior Developer
10 109 (5.59%) Software Engineer
11 105 (5.38%) C# Software Developer
12 100 (5.13%) Graduate
13 88 (4.51%) Junior
14 85 (4.36%) .NET Software Developer
15 84 (4.31%) Consultant
16 83 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 81 (4.15%) Web Developer
18 78 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
19 73 (3.74%) Graduate Developer
20 68 (3.49%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 668 (34.26%) .NET
2 458 (23.49%) HTML
3 379 (19.44%) CSS
4 325 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 250 (12.82%) Web Services
6 245 (12.56%) AngularJS
7 214 (10.97%) XML
8 188 (9.64%) jQuery
9 163 (8.36%) Spring
10 146 (7.49%) .NET Framework
11 144 (7.38%) HTML5
12 140 (7.18%) RESTful
13 130 (6.67%) JSON
14 113 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 99 (5.08%) REST
16 96 (4.92%) Hibernate
16 96 (4.92%) WPF
17 93 (4.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 93 (4.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 83 (4.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 244 (12.51%) Computer Science
2 228 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (4.21%) User Experience
4 77 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
5 76 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (1.79%) Reference Data
8 34 (1.74%) Replication
9 33 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 33 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 32 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 31 (1.59%) Fintech
12 30 (1.54%) AS400
12 30 (1.54%) iSeries
13 27 (1.38%) Client/Server
14 23 (1.18%) Data Centre
15 22 (1.13%) Clustering
16 20 (1.03%) Life Science
17 18 (0.92%) Data Structures
17 18 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 297 (15.23%) Windows
2 147 (7.54%) Linux
3 127 (6.51%) Windows Server
4 55 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (2.36%) Unix
6 38 (1.95%) Android
7 35 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (1.44%) Windows 10
9 23 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.36%) CentOS
15 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.31%) Solaris
15 6 (0.31%) VMS
16 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (17.54%) MVC
3 275 (14.10%) TDD
4 256 (13.13%) Software Engineering
5 225 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 222 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
7 199 (10.21%) OO
8 179 (9.18%) Test Automation
9 170 (8.72%) Web Development
10 165 (8.46%) ETL
11 154 (7.90%) Analytics
12 147 (7.54%) Scrum
12 147 (7.54%) SDLC
13 140 (7.18%) BDD
14 130 (6.67%) Migration
15 120 (6.15%) Mathematics
16 108 (5.54%) DevOps
17 98 (5.03%) Data Analysis
18 96 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
18 96 (4.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 740 (37.95%) C#
2 603 (30.92%) JavaScript
3 394 (20.21%) Java
4 388 (19.90%) T-SQL
5 176 (9.03%) Python
6 114 (5.85%) PHP
7 112 (5.74%) PowerShell
8 107 (5.49%) PL/SQL
9 77 (3.95%) C++
10 70 (3.59%) VBA
11 68 (3.49%) TypeScript
11 68 (3.49%) VB
12 64 (3.28%) C
13 63 (3.23%) VB.NET
14 50 (2.56%) Java 8
15 32 (1.64%) RPG
16 28 (1.44%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.44%) VBScript
17 22 (1.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 22 (1.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 322 (16.51%) Degree
2 128 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 48 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 35 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 31 (1.59%) ISEB
7 26 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (1.03%) PhD
9 10 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.36%) CCNA
12 7 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.36%) MCSA
12 7 (0.36%) MCSE
13 5 (0.26%) CCNP
13 5 (0.26%) MCITP
13 5 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.49%) QA
2 63 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.87%) SLA
4 6 (0.31%) PMO
5 5 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.21%) GDPR
6 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.21%) PSD2
7 3 (0.15%) WAI
8 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.051%) JTAG
9 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 67 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.26%) Docker
4 36 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 29 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (1.08%) vSphere
7 19 (0.97%) XenApp
8 13 (0.67%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.41%) HDFS
9 8 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.21%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.21%) Firmware
12 3 (0.15%) Samba
12 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.10%) Ceph
13 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.051%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 26 (1.33%) Ansible
2 25 (1.28%) Kubernetes
3 16 (0.82%) Puppet
4 13 (0.67%) Terraform
5 9 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.41%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.41%) SCCM
7 7 (0.36%) Oozie
8 6 (0.31%) Ambari
8 6 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.31%) HP ALM
9 5 (0.26%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.21%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.21%) Graphite
10 4 (0.21%) Nagios
10 4 (0.21%) Rancher
11 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.15%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.15%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 534 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 218 (11.18%) Oracle
3 118 (6.05%) VMware
4 51 (2.62%) IBM
5 50 (2.56%) Google
5 50 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 47 (2.41%) Tableau
7 46 (2.36%) SAP
8 36 (1.85%) Talend
9 33 (1.69%) Cisco
9 33 (1.69%) Veeam
10 25 (1.28%) Citrix
10 25 (1.28%) WorldPay
11 20 (1.03%) HP
11 20 (1.03%) New Relic
12 18 (0.92%) Sybase
13 17 (0.87%) Xamarin
14 15 (0.77%) Cognos
15 13 (0.67%) Optimizely
16 11 (0.56%) EMC