Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 785 1,357 2,472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 18.79% 17.32% 20.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.89% 33.66% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 708 1,181 2,248
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,013
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 2,072 4,032 6,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 49.59% 51.46% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,573 3,152 5,588
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £29,436
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in the East of England over the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 May 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 +2 313 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Essex 0 183 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Cambridgeshire -4 159 £43,750 -2.78% 29
Bedfordshire +1 73 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Suffolk +2 44 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Norfolk -13 13 £40,000 +15.94% 2
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 312 (39.75%) SQL Server
2 277 (35.29%) C#
3 270 (34.39%) .NET
4 263 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
5 241 (30.70%) Microsoft
6 211 (26.88%) Azure
7 155 (19.75%) JavaScript
8 146 (18.60%) Degree
9 130 (16.56%) Java
10 126 (16.05%) HTML
11 113 (14.39%) AWS
11 113 (14.39%) Analytics
12 111 (14.14%) Windows
13 110 (14.01%) ASP.NET
14 108 (13.76%) CSS
15 99 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
16 98 (12.48%) Computer Science
17 96 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
18 94 (11.97%) Oracle
19 93 (11.85%) T-SQL
19 93 (11.85%) Python
20 91 (11.59%) Git (software)
21 89 (11.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 87 (11.08%) Finance
22 87 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
23 86 (10.96%) ETL
24 82 (10.45%) Scrum
25 80 (10.19%) Linux
26 79 (10.06%) Active Directory
27 78 (9.94%) Data Warehouse

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 45 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.31%) Confluence
3 17 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.91%) IIS
5 13 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (1.15%) Apache
7 8 (1.02%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (0.89%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.25%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Documentum
11 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) CATIA
5 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.66%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.27%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.76%) ResourceLink
4 5 (0.64%) Magento
4 5 (0.64%) Maximo
4 5 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.51%) Exchequer
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.51%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 4 (0.51%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 211 (26.88%) Azure
2 113 (14.39%) AWS
3 66 (8.41%) Power Platform
4 61 (7.77%) Office 365
5 23 (2.93%) Azure Data Factory
6 20 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (2.29%) SaaS
8 17 (2.17%) Serverless
9 16 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
9 16 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (1.78%) CloudBees
10 14 (1.78%) GCP
10 14 (1.78%) OpenShift
11 13 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (1.66%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.51%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.38%) GitHub
14 3 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.95%) Firewall
2 29 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 26 (3.31%) DNS
3 26 (3.31%) WAN
4 19 (2.42%) LAN
5 16 (2.04%) DHCP
6 10 (1.27%) RS-232
6 10 (1.27%) RS-485
6 10 (1.27%) Wireless
7 9 (1.15%) SAN
8 8 (1.02%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (0.76%) SSL
10 5 (0.64%) Internet
10 5 (0.64%) VPN
11 4 (0.51%) HTTP
11 4 (0.51%) PBX
12 3 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.38%) VLAN
12 3 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (39.75%) SQL Server
2 89 (11.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 78 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (9.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (9.17%) MySQL
6 62 (7.90%) Power BI
7 58 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
8 48 (6.11%) Relational Database
9 41 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (4.71%) NoSQL
11 36 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
13 26 (3.31%) Big Data
14 24 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
14 24 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
15 23 (2.93%) Oracle Database
16 21 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (2.55%) MS Access
17 20 (2.55%) OLAP
17 20 (2.55%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 91 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 66 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 51 (6.50%) JIRA
4 38 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 30 (3.82%) Selenium
6 25 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (2.04%) Maven
8 15 (1.91%) PHPUnit
9 14 (1.78%) Bitbucket
9 14 (1.78%) Cypress.io
10 12 (1.53%) SoapUI
11 11 (1.40%) Gradle
12 10 (1.27%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.15%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.02%) Ant
14 8 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (1.02%) JUnit
14 8 (1.02%) WebDriver
15 7 (0.89%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 87 (11.08%) Finance
2 43 (5.48%) Retail
3 20 (2.55%) Marketing
4 18 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.17%) Public Sector
6 15 (1.91%) Law
7 13 (1.66%) Advertising
7 13 (1.66%) Banking
8 9 (1.15%) Legal
9 8 (1.02%) Local Government
10 7 (0.89%) Electronics
11 6 (0.76%) Billing
11 6 (0.76%) Games
12 5 (0.64%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.51%) Fire and Rescue
14 2 (0.25%) Back Office
14 2 (0.25%) French Language
14 2 (0.25%) German Language
14 2 (0.25%) Police
15 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 396 (50.45%) Developer
2 132 (16.82%) SQL Developer
3 131 (16.69%) Analyst
4 123 (15.67%) C# Developer
5 108 (13.76%) .NET Developer
6 90 (11.46%) Software Developer
7 72 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 50 (6.37%) Senior Developer
9 47 (5.99%) DBA
10 45 (5.73%) .NET Software Developer
11 44 (5.61%) Java Developer
12 43 (5.48%) Support Analyst
13 42 (5.35%) SQL DBA
14 41 (5.22%) Administrator
14 41 (5.22%) Software Engineer
15 37 (4.71%) Junior
16 35 (4.46%) Applications Support
17 32 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
18 31 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 29 (3.69%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (34.39%) .NET
2 126 (16.05%) HTML
3 110 (14.01%) ASP.NET
4 108 (13.76%) CSS
5 61 (7.77%) AngularJS
6 54 (6.88%) .NET Framework
7 53 (6.75%) .NET Core
8 52 (6.62%) Web Services
9 51 (6.50%) XML
10 44 (5.61%) HTML5
11 40 (5.10%) Spring
12 39 (4.97%) RESTful
13 38 (4.84%) JSON
14 36 (4.59%) Entity Framework
14 36 (4.59%) React
15 30 (3.82%) CSS3
16 29 (3.69%) REST
17 26 (3.31%) Spring Boot
18 25 (3.18%) Hibernate
18 25 (3.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 99 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.97%) User Experience
3 27 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.91%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.66%) EPoS
9 12 (1.53%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.40%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.40%) FMCG
11 8 (1.02%) iPad
12 7 (0.89%) Clustering
13 6 (0.76%) Replication
14 5 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.64%) Spread Betting
15 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.51%) LIMS
15 4 (0.51%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 111 (14.14%) Windows
2 80 (10.19%) Linux
3 56 (7.13%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 25 (3.18%) Android
5 25 (3.18%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (2.04%) Windows 10
9 14 (1.78%) Unix
10 8 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.64%) CentOS
12 4 (0.51%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.38%) Debian
13 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.38%) Solaris
13 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (14.39%) Analytics
3 98 (12.48%) Computer Science
4 96 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
5 87 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
6 86 (10.96%) ETL
7 82 (10.45%) Scrum
8 68 (8.66%) MVC
8 68 (8.66%) Software Engineering
9 65 (8.28%) ERP
10 63 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
11 62 (7.90%) SDLC
11 62 (7.90%) TDD
12 61 (7.77%) DevOps
12 61 (7.77%) ITIL
13 57 (7.26%) Test Automation
14 51 (6.50%) E-Commerce
15 50 (6.37%) Data Analytics
16 49 (6.24%) Data Modelling
17 48 (6.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 277 (35.29%) C#
2 155 (19.75%) JavaScript
3 130 (16.56%) Java
4 93 (11.85%) Python
4 93 (11.85%) T-SQL
5 59 (7.52%) PHP
6 46 (5.86%) C++
7 40 (5.10%) VB
8 38 (4.84%) VBA
9 24 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.80%) PowerShell
10 22 (2.80%) R
11 21 (2.68%) Java 8
12 19 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.17%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.53%) Go
14 12 (1.53%) Scala
15 10 (1.27%) PHP 7
16 9 (1.15%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 146 (18.60%) Degree
2 69 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.66%) ISEB
7 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.64%) VCP4
8 5 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.51%) MBCS
10 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.38%) HND
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.25%) MCITP
11 2 (0.25%) MCSE
11 2 (0.25%) PhD
12 1 (0.13%) GCIA
12 1 (0.13%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.33%) SLA
2 26 (3.31%) QA
3 14 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.02%) GDPR
5 4 (0.51%) GxP
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 79 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 40 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.97%) Docker
4 29 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.69%) vSphere
5 14 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (4.59%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.04%) SCCM
3 12 (1.53%) Ansible
4 9 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.02%) Puppet
6 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.51%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.51%) Kibana
7 4 (0.51%) logstash
7 4 (0.51%) MOM
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.38%) Terraform
8 3 (0.38%) WSUS
9 2 (0.25%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.13%) Grafana
10 1 (0.13%) Graylog
10 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 241 (30.70%) Microsoft
2 94 (11.97%) Oracle
3 52 (6.62%) IBM
4 48 (6.11%) VMware
5 34 (4.33%) Tableau
6 30 (3.82%) HP
7 26 (3.31%) Veeam
8 24 (3.06%) Talend
9 20 (2.55%) SAP
10 18 (2.29%) Cisco
11 16 (2.04%) WorldPay
12 15 (1.91%) Google
13 14 (1.78%) Citrix
14 13 (1.66%) FIS
15 12 (1.53%) JD Edwards
15 12 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (1.15%) Meraki
17 8 (1.02%) Apple
17 8 (1.02%) NetApp
18 7 (0.89%) Informatica