Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2244 2805 3736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.83% 20.94% 23.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.74% 40.91% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1948 2524 3282
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 6855 6856 8053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 57.54% 51.19% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5738 5987 6949
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,374 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,400
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 +1 774 £45,000 - 45
Cambridgeshire -13 537 £42,500 +6.25% 45
Essex +1 469 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Suffolk +4 201 £38,500 +18.46% 11
Bedfordshire -4 190 £40,000 -9.09% 11
Norfolk -1 76 £35,000 +7.69% 9
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SQL.

1 829 (36.94%) SQL Server
2 786 (35.03%) .NET
3 728 (32.44%) C#
4 726 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 669 (29.81%) JavaScript
6 620 (27.63%) Microsoft
7 553 (24.64%) HTML
8 552 (24.60%) Oracle
9 478 (21.30%) ASP.NET
10 464 (20.68%) MVC
11 451 (20.10%) Degree
12 443 (19.74%) CSS
13 423 (18.85%) Finance
14 413 (18.40%) Java
15 331 (14.75%) T-SQL
15 331 (14.75%) Windows
16 327 (14.57%) Software Engineering
17 288 (12.83%) jQuery
18 287 (12.79%) PL/SQL
19 278 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
20 277 (12.34%) Computer Science
21 271 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
22 268 (11.94%) AngularJS
23 267 (11.90%) Web Services
24 260 (11.59%) OO
25 256 (11.41%) Linux
26 250 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 249 (11.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 249 (11.10%) XML
28 239 (10.65%) TDD

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
1 119 (5.30%) IIS
2 103 (4.59%) Tomcat
3 79 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 74 (3.30%) Apache
5 51 (2.27%) JBoss
6 46 (2.05%) CMS
7 45 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 43 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 42 (1.87%) WebLogic
10 35 (1.56%) SAS
11 26 (1.16%) Apache Spark
12 22 (0.98%) Kentico
13 21 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
15 16 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (0.71%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.53%) Drupal
17 11 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.49%) GlassFish
18 7 (0.31%) Jetty
Applications
1 127 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.49%) SPSS
6 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) Pipeline Pilot
7 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.089%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.089%) Weka
Business Applications
1 45 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 23 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
7 10 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
8 9 (0.40%) iTrent
9 7 (0.31%) Sage 200
9 7 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
9 7 (0.31%) Unica
10 6 (0.27%) FastStats
10 6 (0.27%) Maximo
10 6 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
10 6 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
10 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.27%) SAP R/3
11 5 (0.22%) assyst
11 5 (0.22%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 146 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.72%) SaaS
4 60 (2.67%) GitHub
5 58 (2.58%) Office 365
6 18 (0.80%) IaaS
7 14 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.36%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.36%) PaaS
9 7 (0.31%) Silverpop
10 6 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 6 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.089%) Responsys
14 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.045%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.045%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.045%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.045%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.94%) SAN
2 59 (2.63%) DNS
3 52 (2.32%) Firewall
4 43 (1.92%) Internet
5 39 (1.74%) DHCP
6 38 (1.69%) VPN
7 27 (1.20%) WAN
8 26 (1.16%) HTTP
8 26 (1.16%) TCP/IP
9 25 (1.11%) LAN
10 17 (0.76%) VoIP
11 16 (0.71%) Intranet
12 15 (0.67%) iSCSI
13 14 (0.62%) VLAN
14 11 (0.49%) FTP
15 10 (0.45%) Network Security
16 8 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (0.31%) SSL
18 6 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
18 6 (0.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (36.94%) SQL Server
2 250 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 249 (11.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 191 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 173 (7.71%) Oracle Database
6 161 (7.17%) MySQL
7 146 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
8 128 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 117 (5.21%) RDBMS
10 115 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 107 (4.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 92 (4.10%) NoSQL
13 80 (3.57%) Big Data
14 75 (3.34%) SQL Server 2014
15 58 (2.58%) MongoDB
16 55 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
17 53 (2.36%) Hadoop
18 48 (2.14%) OLAP
19 44 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
20 43 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 157 (7.00%) Git (software)
2 145 (6.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 143 (6.37%) Visual Studio
4 97 (4.32%) JIRA
5 94 (4.19%) Subversion
6 93 (4.14%) NUnit
7 85 (3.79%) Selenium
8 64 (2.85%) TeamCity
9 56 (2.50%) JUnit
10 47 (2.09%) Jenkins
11 41 (1.83%) MSTest
12 31 (1.38%) Cucumber
12 31 (1.38%) Eclipse
13 27 (1.20%) Jasmine
13 27 (1.20%) Maven
14 24 (1.07%) WebDriver
15 23 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 22 (0.98%) Moq
16 22 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 16 (0.71%) JBehave
General
1 423 (18.85%) Finance
2 133 (5.93%) Retail
3 109 (4.86%) Marketing
4 64 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 62 (2.76%) Advertising
6 61 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 52 (2.32%) Banking
8 33 (1.47%) Electronics
9 28 (1.25%) Back Office
10 27 (1.20%) Automotive
11 21 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.80%) Legal
13 16 (0.71%) Billing
14 13 (0.58%) Games
14 13 (0.58%) Military
14 13 (0.58%) Publishing
15 6 (0.27%) Front Office
16 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.18%) Law
18 3 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1115 (49.69%) Developer
2 382 (17.02%) Analyst
3 353 (15.73%) C# Developer
4 348 (15.51%) .NET Developer
5 253 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 220 (9.80%) SQL Developer
7 204 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 185 (8.24%) Java Developer
9 154 (6.86%) ASP.NET Developer
10 151 (6.73%) Software Developer
11 137 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 132 (5.88%) Applications Support
12 132 (5.88%) DBA
13 128 (5.70%) Support Analyst
14 115 (5.12%) Software Engineer
15 108 (4.81%) SQL Analyst
16 103 (4.59%) Web Developer
17 81 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
17 81 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
18 74 (3.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 786 (35.03%) .NET
2 553 (24.64%) HTML
3 478 (21.30%) ASP.NET
4 443 (19.74%) CSS
5 288 (12.83%) jQuery
6 268 (11.94%) AngularJS
7 267 (11.90%) Web Services
8 249 (11.10%) XML
9 237 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 194 (8.65%) HTML5
11 156 (6.95%) Spring
12 154 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 143 (6.37%) REST
14 137 (6.11%) .NET Framework
15 128 (5.70%) JSON
16 114 (5.08%) RESTful
17 106 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 106 (4.72%) WCF
18 105 (4.68%) SOAP
19 104 (4.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 277 (12.34%) Computer Science
2 271 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 51 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (2.23%) User Experience
7 48 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 43 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 35 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 30 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 27 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
12 23 (1.02%) Fintech
13 22 (0.98%) iPad
13 22 (0.98%) N-Tier
14 21 (0.94%) Replication
15 19 (0.85%) Clustering
16 16 (0.71%) RIA
16 16 (0.71%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.53%) Data Structures
18 11 (0.49%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 331 (14.75%) Windows
2 256 (11.41%) Linux
3 157 (7.00%) Windows Server
4 127 (5.66%) Unix
5 54 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (2.14%) Android
7 43 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (1.60%) Apple iOS
9 28 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 20 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.62%) Windows 10
12 13 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.45%) Solaris
14 7 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.22%) AIX
16 5 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.22%) VMS
16 5 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (20.68%) MVC
3 327 (14.57%) Software Engineering
4 278 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
5 260 (11.59%) OO
6 239 (10.65%) TDD
7 228 (10.16%) Scrum
8 223 (9.94%) ETL
9 215 (9.58%) Web Development
10 201 (8.96%) Test Automation
11 181 (8.07%) ITIL
12 163 (7.26%) Mathematics
12 163 (7.26%) SDLC
13 153 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
14 130 (5.79%) Analytics
15 117 (5.21%) Mentoring
16 113 (5.04%) Unit Testing
17 112 (4.99%) SOA
18 99 (4.41%) Change Management
19 94 (4.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 728 (32.44%) C#
2 669 (29.81%) JavaScript
3 413 (18.40%) Java
4 331 (14.75%) T-SQL
5 287 (12.79%) PL/SQL
6 156 (6.95%) Python
7 111 (4.95%) PHP
8 95 (4.23%) C++
9 90 (4.01%) PowerShell
9 90 (4.01%) Shell Script
10 82 (3.65%) TypeScript
11 60 (2.67%) Perl
12 59 (2.63%) R
13 56 (2.50%) VB
14 55 (2.45%) VB.NET
15 49 (2.18%) VBA
16 46 (2.05%) C
17 38 (1.69%) MATLAB
18 32 (1.43%) VBScript
19 26 (1.16%) Julia
Qualifications
1 451 (20.10%) Degree
2 146 (6.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 109 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (2.14%) ISEB
5 45 (2.01%) PhD
6 39 (1.74%) MCP
7 36 (1.60%) MCSE
8 34 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (1.34%) CCNA
10 29 (1.29%) MCTS
11 28 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
12 26 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
13 21 (0.94%) Security Cleared
14 20 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (0.85%) OCP
16 18 (0.80%) MCITP
17 17 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
17 17 (0.76%) MCSA
18 15 (0.67%) ISTQB
19 13 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (4.59%) QA
2 65 (2.90%) SLA
3 40 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 29 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (1.07%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.94%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.49%) GDPR
8 7 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.13%) DICOM
9 3 (0.13%) HL7
9 3 (0.13%) PMO
9 3 (0.13%) RosettaNet
10 2 (0.089%) GxP
10 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 82 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 23 (1.02%) vSphere
6 12 (0.53%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.49%) Apache Flume
8 9 (0.40%) HDFS
8 9 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.40%) XenApp
9 8 (0.36%) Docker
10 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.089%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.089%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.089%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.045%) Firmware
13 1 (0.045%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 37 (1.65%) Data Guard
3 30 (1.34%) Puppet
4 23 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 18 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.62%) Ansible
7 14 (0.62%) Tivoli
8 13 (0.58%) SCCM
9 8 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.27%) EMC Navisphere
11 5 (0.22%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 5 (0.22%) MOM
11 5 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (0.18%) Nessus
12 4 (0.18%) Terraform
12 4 (0.18%) WSUS
13 3 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 620 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 552 (24.60%) Oracle
3 102 (4.55%) VMware
4 97 (4.32%) SAP
5 65 (2.90%) Tableau
6 51 (2.27%) Citrix
7 47 (2.09%) Cisco
8 37 (1.65%) IBM
9 31 (1.38%) Xamarin
10 30 (1.34%) HP
11 23 (1.02%) Adobe
12 20 (0.89%) Teradata
13 16 (0.71%) Cognos
13 16 (0.71%) Google
13 16 (0.71%) NetApp
14 15 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (0.67%) SonicWALL
15 14 (0.62%) Apple
15 14 (0.62%) Informatica
15 14 (0.62%) Splunk