Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,208 2,227 2,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.22% 20.16% 19.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.77% 37.38% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1,901 1,935
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,150 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 3,474 5,957 6,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 49.53% 53.92% 58.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,523 4,818 5,734
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 September 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 22 September 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 -2 476 £45,000 - 97
Cambridgeshire +1 360 £47,500 +5.56% 98
Bedfordshire -1 145 £45,000 - 24
Essex -8 124 £42,500 - 38
Suffolk -2 60 £33,500 -33.00% 20
Norfolk -6 42 £38,358 +2.29% 20
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 457 (37.83%) SQL Server
2 448 (37.09%) C#
3 424 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
4 405 (33.53%) .NET
5 385 (31.87%) Microsoft
6 293 (24.25%) Azure
7 288 (23.84%) JavaScript
8 192 (15.89%) HTML
9 191 (15.81%) ASP.NET
10 186 (15.40%) Oracle
11 184 (15.23%) Degree
12 181 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
13 175 (14.49%) T-SQL
14 168 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
15 165 (13.66%) Java
16 163 (13.49%) Finance
17 161 (13.33%) Linux
18 159 (13.16%) ETL
19 157 (13.00%) DevOps
20 154 (12.75%) MVC
21 152 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 152 (12.58%) AWS
22 151 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
23 150 (12.42%) CSS
24 148 (12.25%) JIRA
25 144 (11.92%) Test Automation
25 144 (11.92%) Windows
26 141 (11.67%) Software Engineering
27 140 (11.59%) Python
28 129 (10.68%) Scrum

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 94 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.31%) IIS
3 19 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (1.41%) Apache
6 16 (1.32%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.24%) CMS
7 15 (1.24%) Confluence
8 14 (1.16%) nginx
9 12 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.83%) JBoss
11 10 (0.83%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.75%) NServiceBus
12 9 (0.75%) WordPress
13 8 (0.66%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 64 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.91%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.083%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 51 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (3.15%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.75%) Maximo
4 6 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.33%) FastStats
6 4 (0.33%) Postilion
6 4 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.25%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.083%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 293 (24.25%) Azure
2 152 (12.58%) AWS
3 129 (10.68%) Power Platform
4 69 (5.71%) Office 365
5 40 (3.31%) SaaS
6 36 (2.98%) Dynamics 365
7 26 (2.15%) GCP
8 25 (2.07%) Serverless
9 19 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
10 18 (1.49%) PaaS
11 12 (0.99%) IaaS
12 10 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
12 10 (0.83%) GitHub
12 10 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
13 7 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.41%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.41%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.33%) Azure Functions
16 4 (0.33%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.39%) Firewall
2 26 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.07%) DNS
4 23 (1.90%) SSL
5 18 (1.49%) DHCP
5 18 (1.49%) HTTP
5 18 (1.49%) Internet
6 13 (1.08%) VRRP
6 13 (1.08%) WAN
7 12 (0.99%) LAN
8 10 (0.83%) VoIP
9 8 (0.66%) VLAN
10 7 (0.58%) OSPF
10 7 (0.58%) VPN
10 7 (0.58%) Wireless
11 6 (0.50%) Skype
12 5 (0.41%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.33%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.33%) SAN
14 3 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (37.83%) SQL Server
2 152 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 128 (10.60%) Power BI
4 111 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 101 (8.36%) Relational Database
6 95 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
7 80 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
8 59 (4.88%) MySQL
9 45 (3.73%) NoSQL
10 42 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
12 33 (2.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 33 (2.73%) Data Lake
12 33 (2.73%) RDBMS
13 31 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
14 30 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
15 29 (2.40%) MongoDB
16 26 (2.15%) SSDT
17 25 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
17 25 (2.07%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 148 (12.25%) JIRA
2 128 (10.60%) Visual Studio
3 107 (8.86%) Git (software)
4 89 (7.37%) Selenium
5 82 (6.79%) Jenkins
6 39 (3.23%) Gradle
7 38 (3.15%) Cucumber
8 31 (2.57%) SoapUI
9 30 (2.48%) Maven
10 29 (2.40%) WebDriver
11 24 (1.99%) Zephyr
12 20 (1.66%) JBehave
12 20 (1.66%) JMeter
13 19 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (1.32%) JUnit
14 16 (1.32%) NUnit
15 14 (1.16%) TeamCity
16 13 (1.08%) Mercurial
17 12 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 12 (0.99%) TestNG
General
1 163 (13.49%) Finance
2 109 (9.02%) Retail
3 57 (4.72%) Marketing
4 40 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 39 (3.23%) Public Sector
6 18 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.24%) Electronics
8 13 (1.08%) Games
9 8 (0.66%) Legal
10 5 (0.41%) Banking
10 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.33%) Fire and Rescue
11 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.25%) Back Office
12 3 (0.25%) Billing
12 3 (0.25%) Law
12 3 (0.25%) Local Government
12 3 (0.25%) Military
13 2 (0.17%) Automotive
13 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 544 (45.03%) Developer
2 235 (19.45%) Analyst
3 188 (15.56%) C# Developer
4 144 (11.92%) SQL Developer
5 127 (10.51%) .NET Developer
6 113 (9.35%) Software Developer
7 89 (7.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 85 (7.04%) Software Engineer
9 60 (4.97%) DBA
10 59 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 55 (4.55%) Java Developer
12 54 (4.47%) C# Software Developer
13 53 (4.39%) Web Developer
14 52 (4.30%) Senior Developer
15 51 (4.22%) .NET Software Developer
16 48 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 48 (3.97%) Junior
17 47 (3.89%) Data Analyst
18 46 (3.81%) Applications Support
18 46 (3.81%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (33.53%) .NET
2 192 (15.89%) HTML
3 191 (15.81%) ASP.NET
4 150 (12.42%) CSS
5 105 (8.69%) AngularJS
6 88 (7.28%) Web Services
7 82 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 67 (5.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 62 (5.13%) React
10 61 (5.05%) HTML5
11 55 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 55 (4.55%) jQuery
12 47 (3.89%) Spring
13 46 (3.81%) XML
14 45 (3.73%) RESTful
15 44 (3.64%) .NET Core
16 38 (3.15%) WCF
17 35 (2.90%) WPF
18 33 (2.73%) REST
19 32 (2.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 151 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 54 (4.47%) User Experience
4 43 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
6 33 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 32 (2.65%) Life Science
8 28 (2.32%) Replication
9 20 (1.66%) Renewable Energy
10 15 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.24%) Clustering
11 13 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.99%) PKI
13 11 (0.91%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.75%) Animation
14 9 (0.75%) Photography
14 9 (0.75%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.66%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
17 5 (0.41%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 161 (13.33%) Linux
2 144 (11.92%) Windows
3 48 (3.97%) Windows Server
4 35 (2.90%) Unix
5 26 (2.15%) Android
6 16 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.24%) Solaris
8 14 (1.16%) CentOS
9 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.25%) AIX
13 3 (0.25%) Debian
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.17%) SUSE
15 1 (0.083%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.083%) MVS
15 1 (0.083%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
3 168 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
4 159 (13.16%) ETL
5 157 (13.00%) DevOps
6 154 (12.75%) MVC
7 144 (11.92%) Test Automation
8 141 (11.67%) Software Engineering
9 129 (10.68%) Scrum
10 112 (9.27%) Web Development
11 111 (9.19%) Analytics
12 108 (8.94%) E-Commerce
13 106 (8.77%) CRM
14 103 (8.53%) SDLC
14 103 (8.53%) TDD
15 99 (8.20%) BDD
16 92 (7.62%) Computer Science
16 92 (7.62%) Data Modelling
17 90 (7.45%) ITIL
18 88 (7.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 448 (37.09%) C#
2 288 (23.84%) JavaScript
3 175 (14.49%) T-SQL
4 165 (13.66%) Java
5 140 (11.59%) Python
6 87 (7.20%) PowerShell
7 53 (4.39%) C++
8 47 (3.89%) PHP
9 40 (3.31%) VBA
10 38 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 33 (2.73%) VB
12 28 (2.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 25 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 21 (1.74%) PL/SQL
14 21 (1.74%) R
15 20 (1.66%) C
16 19 (1.57%) VBScript
17 18 (1.49%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.91%) Groovy
18 11 (0.91%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 184 (15.23%) Degree
2 61 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 35 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.15%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.57%) CCNA
8 19 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.08%) ISEB
9 13 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.75%) CCNP
10 9 (0.75%) MBCS
10 9 (0.75%) VCP4
11 8 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (0.66%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.58%) HND
13 6 (0.50%) MCP
13 6 (0.50%) MCSA
13 6 (0.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.88%) QA
2 39 (3.23%) SLA
3 23 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.24%) GDPR
5 13 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.083%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.083%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 72 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 58 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (4.14%) Docker
4 35 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.33%) vSphere
6 3 (0.25%) HDFS
7 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.17%) Firmware
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.17%) XenApp
7 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.083%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.083%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (3.64%) Kubernetes
2 31 (2.57%) Ansible
3 17 (1.41%) SCOM
4 14 (1.16%) Kibana
4 14 (1.16%) logstash
4 14 (1.16%) Prometheus
5 13 (1.08%) Foglight
5 13 (1.08%) HAProxy
5 13 (1.08%) LiteSpeed
5 13 (1.08%) SCCM
6 12 (0.99%) Nagios
7 11 (0.91%) Puppet
7 11 (0.91%) Rsyslog
7 11 (0.91%) Terraform
7 11 (0.91%) yum
8 7 (0.58%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.50%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 385 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 186 (15.40%) Oracle
3 90 (7.45%) VMware
4 57 (4.72%) IBM
5 49 (4.06%) Tableau
6 38 (3.15%) WorldPay
7 30 (2.48%) Xamarin
8 28 (2.32%) SAP
9 23 (1.90%) Cisco
10 22 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.74%) Talend
12 18 (1.49%) Google
13 17 (1.41%) Citrix
14 15 (1.24%) Logi
14 15 (1.24%) Logi Analytics
15 14 (1.16%) Sybase
16 13 (1.08%) Splunk
16 13 (1.08%) Veeam
17 10 (0.83%) MuleSoft
17 10 (0.83%) RedGate