Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 837 375 1,221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 15.86% 19.40% 17.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 34.00% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 529 318 957
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £27,900
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,677
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - +1.14%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,125 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 2,302 1,103 3,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.62% 57.06% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,257 884 2,613
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,688 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire +6 320 £52,500 +13.51% 46
Hertfordshire -5 233 £55,000 +10.00% 81
Essex +2 137 £50,000 +17.65% 31
Norfolk +5 51 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Bedfordshire -5 50 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Suffolk -14 22 £31,750 -9.29% 12
East Anglia - 20 £65,000 - 8
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 270 (32.26%) C#
2 249 (29.75%) .NET
3 243 (29.03%) Social Skills
4 221 (26.40%) Azure
5 180 (21.51%) AWS
6 175 (20.91%) JavaScript
7 174 (20.79%) Degree
8 168 (20.07%) SQL Server
9 167 (19.95%) Microsoft
10 160 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
11 157 (18.76%) Problem-Solving
12 144 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
13 135 (16.13%) Finance
14 129 (15.41%) Python
15 122 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
16 115 (13.74%) Analytics
17 112 (13.38%) Data Warehouse
18 111 (13.26%) Computer Science
19 109 (13.02%) Full Stack Development
20 99 (11.83%) Git (software)
21 98 (11.71%) Java
22 97 (11.59%) DevOps
23 89 (10.63%) Windows
24 88 (10.51%) React
25 86 (10.27%) HTML
25 86 (10.27%) Life Science
26 83 (9.92%) ETL
26 83 (9.92%) Scrum
27 80 (9.56%) Oracle
28 78 (9.32%) CSS

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 55 (6.57%) SAS
2 38 (4.54%) SharePoint
3 32 (3.82%) Apache Spark
4 24 (2.87%) IIS
5 18 (2.15%) Apache Airflow
6 12 (1.43%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.19%) CMS
9 6 (0.72%) Apache
10 3 (0.36%) Confluence
10 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.24%) nginx
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.12%) Jetty
12 1 (0.12%) Liferay
12 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.96%) SPSS
4 7 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 25 (2.99%) Adobe Campaign
2 13 (1.55%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.48%) Raiser's Edge
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) iTrent
6 1 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.12%) Maximo
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 221 (26.40%) Azure
2 180 (21.51%) AWS
3 74 (8.84%) Power Platform
4 44 (5.26%) Serverless
5 41 (4.90%) GCP
6 35 (4.18%) Microsoft 365
7 25 (2.99%) Azure Stack
8 24 (2.87%) Azure Service Bus
8 24 (2.87%) PaaS
9 23 (2.75%) SaaS
10 22 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
11 18 (2.15%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 16 (1.91%) Azure Functions
12 16 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (1.55%) Azure Storage
13 13 (1.55%) GitHub
14 12 (1.43%) IaaS
15 9 (1.08%) OneDrive
15 9 (1.08%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.78%) Firewall
2 32 (3.82%) DNS
3 31 (3.70%) DHCP
4 25 (2.99%) SMS
5 21 (2.51%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
7 14 (1.67%) VPN
7 14 (1.67%) WAN
8 11 (1.31%) LAN
9 8 (0.96%) SSL
10 7 (0.84%) IPsec
10 7 (0.84%) MPLS
10 7 (0.84%) PPTP
10 7 (0.84%) SAN
10 7 (0.84%) VLAN
11 5 (0.60%) ADSL
11 5 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.60%) Wireless
12 3 (0.36%) Skype
12 3 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (20.07%) SQL Server
2 112 (13.38%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (8.36%) Power BI
4 57 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (6.45%) Big Data
6 51 (6.09%) Relational Database
6 51 (6.09%) Tableau
7 43 (5.14%) MySQL
8 42 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (4.90%) NoSQL
10 33 (3.94%) Data Lake
11 28 (3.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 25 (2.99%) Oracle ODI
12 25 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
14 22 (2.63%) Hadoop
15 21 (2.51%) Data Mining
16 19 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
16 19 (2.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 99 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 27 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 23 (2.75%) GitLab
3 23 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (2.63%) JIRA
5 20 (2.39%) Oracle APEX
6 18 (2.15%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (1.55%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.19%) NUnit
10 8 (0.96%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.84%) Selenium
12 6 (0.72%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.60%) Maven
13 5 (0.60%) Rational Quality Manager
13 5 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (0.60%) Rational Team Concert
13 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.48%) Bundler
14 4 (0.48%) TestNG
General
1 243 (29.03%) Social Skills
2 135 (16.13%) Finance
3 122 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (8.72%) Marketing
5 50 (5.97%) Games
6 46 (5.50%) Law
7 40 (4.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 39 (4.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 37 (4.42%) Manufacturing
10 29 (3.46%) Organisational Skills
10 29 (3.46%) Presentation Skills
11 26 (3.11%) Retail
12 18 (2.15%) Influencing Skills
13 11 (1.31%) Back Office
13 11 (1.31%) Billing
14 10 (1.19%) Public Sector
15 9 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
16 8 (0.96%) Publishing
17 7 (0.84%) Electronics
17 7 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 369 (44.09%) Developer
2 149 (17.80%) Analyst
3 113 (13.50%) Software Developer
4 91 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 67 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 63 (7.53%) Senior Developer
7 59 (7.05%) .NET Developer
8 51 (6.09%) SQL Developer
9 45 (5.38%) Data Engineer
10 42 (5.02%) C# Software Developer
11 28 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (3.35%) Support Engineer
12 27 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
13 25 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 23 (2.75%) Architect
14 23 (2.75%) Software Engineer
15 22 (2.63%) Business Analyst
16 21 (2.51%) Systems Analyst
17 20 (2.39%) Data Analyst
17 20 (2.39%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (29.75%) .NET
2 88 (10.51%) React
3 86 (10.27%) HTML
4 78 (9.32%) CSS
5 59 (7.05%) AngularJS
6 51 (6.09%) REST
7 47 (5.62%) XML
8 44 (5.26%) Node.js
9 40 (4.78%) ASP.NET
10 39 (4.66%) .NET Core
10 39 (4.66%) Web Services
11 38 (4.54%) JSON
12 37 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (3.58%) .NET Framework
14 25 (2.99%) Kafka
15 24 (2.87%) HTML5
15 24 (2.87%) Velocity
16 23 (2.75%) Entity Framework
17 22 (2.63%) jQuery
18 21 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.27%) Life Science
2 51 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 34 (4.06%) Algorithms
4 27 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.99%) Digital Media
6 21 (2.51%) Cloud Native
6 21 (2.51%) Legacy Systems
7 20 (2.39%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (1.79%) Social Media
9 14 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.67%) User Experience
10 13 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.08%) Biotechnology
12 8 (0.96%) Online Games
13 7 (0.84%) Media Streaming
14 6 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.72%) Spread Betting
15 5 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.60%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 89 (10.63%) Windows
2 50 (5.97%) Linux
3 38 (4.54%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.79%) Unix
7 14 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.55%) Android
9 10 (1.19%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.36%) AIX
12 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.24%) CentOS
13 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.24%) Solaris
13 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.24%) VMS
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (18.76%) Problem-Solving
3 144 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
4 115 (13.74%) Analytics
5 111 (13.26%) Computer Science
6 109 (13.02%) Full Stack Development
7 97 (11.59%) DevOps
8 83 (9.92%) ETL
8 83 (9.92%) Scrum
9 75 (8.96%) Software Engineering
10 72 (8.60%) Microservices
10 72 (8.60%) Visualisation
11 67 (8.00%) Data Science
11 67 (8.00%) Fintech
12 63 (7.53%) CRM
13 60 (7.17%) Data Modelling
14 58 (6.93%) Time Management
15 54 (6.45%) MVC
15 54 (6.45%) Project Management
15 54 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 270 (32.26%) C#
2 175 (20.91%) JavaScript
3 129 (15.41%) Python
4 98 (11.71%) Java
5 54 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 46 (5.50%) TypeScript
7 43 (5.14%) VBA
8 41 (4.90%) PowerShell
9 21 (2.51%) PHP
10 20 (2.39%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.03%) R
12 10 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.08%) C
14 7 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.72%) MATLAB
15 6 (0.72%) VB
16 5 (0.60%) C++
17 3 (0.36%) Perl
17 3 (0.36%) Ruby
17 3 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 174 (20.79%) Degree
2 61 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (5.50%) PhD
4 24 (2.87%) Master's Degree
5 22 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.55%) VCP6
7 13 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.31%) CCNA
9 11 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.72%) CCENT
11 5 (0.60%) ISEB
12 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.36%) MCSA
13 3 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.24%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.73%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.87%) QA
3 16 (1.91%) GxP
4 9 (1.08%) SLA
5 5 (0.60%) GDPR
6 2 (0.24%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 75 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 51 (6.09%) Docker
3 30 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.67%) XenApp
6 13 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.31%) vSphere
7 11 (1.31%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 52 (6.21%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.27%) Terraform
3 18 (2.15%) SCCM
4 15 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (1.67%) WSUS
6 12 (1.43%) Ansible
6 12 (1.43%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 6 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.72%) Kubeflow
8 5 (0.60%) Grafana
9 4 (0.48%) HP Fortify
9 4 (0.48%) Nagios
10 3 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.24%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.24%) Puppet
11 2 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 167 (19.95%) Microsoft
2 80 (9.56%) Oracle
3 51 (6.09%) VMware
4 44 (5.26%) Google
5 32 (3.82%) Veeam
6 29 (3.46%) SAP
7 28 (3.35%) Citrix
8 25 (2.99%) Adobe
9 20 (2.39%) OutSystems
10 19 (2.27%) Sage
11 15 (1.79%) Facebook
11 15 (1.79%) Instagram
12 12 (1.43%) Cisco
12 12 (1.43%) Zscaler
13 11 (1.31%) Teradata
14 10 (1.19%) Dataiku
14 10 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.08%) IBM
16 8 (0.96%) Aruba
16 8 (0.96%) Informatica