Period
to 19 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 982 415 1,116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 16.84% 17.40% 18.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.38% 32.42% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 518 316 892
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £27,575
25th Percentile £38,813 £35,428 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +7.95%
75th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 2,699 1,280 3,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.27% 53.67% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,187 972 2,280
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +3 473 £60,000 +33.33% 88
Cambridgeshire -6 227 £50,000 +5.26% 63
Essex +4 132 £50,000 +34.92% 21
Bedfordshire +5 86 £41,750 -28.94% 11
Suffolk -13 24 £37,500 +15.38% 15
East Anglia - 21 £65,000 - 5
Norfolk -21 19 £40,057 +0.14% 9
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 400 (40.73%) Social Skills
2 266 (27.09%) Azure
3 263 (26.78%) Analytics
4 246 (25.05%) Analytical Skills
5 240 (24.44%) C#
6 220 (22.40%) SQL Server
7 208 (21.18%) Problem-Solving
8 205 (20.88%) Microsoft
9 203 (20.67%) AWS
10 198 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
11 191 (19.45%) .NET
12 184 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
13 161 (16.40%) VBA
14 159 (16.19%) Degree
15 152 (15.48%) Logistics
16 146 (14.87%) Data Analysis
16 146 (14.87%) Retail
17 138 (14.05%) Python
17 138 (14.05%) DevOps
18 137 (13.95%) Windows
19 131 (13.34%) Finance
20 126 (12.83%) JavaScript
21 123 (12.53%) Organisational Skills
22 117 (11.91%) Visualisation
23 108 (11.00%) Data Science
24 105 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
25 104 (10.59%) Git (software)
26 99 (10.08%) Software Engineering
26 99 (10.08%) Power Platform
27 97 (9.88%) ETL

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 57 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.56%) Apache Spark
3 34 (3.46%) SAS
4 21 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.83%) IIS
6 8 (0.81%) CMS
6 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.61%) Apache
9 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.41%) Confluence
11 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.31%) Headless CMS
11 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.31%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.20%) Apache Synapse
12 2 (0.20%) Documentum
12 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.10%) JBoss
13 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 76 (7.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.43%) SPSS
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.20%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.10%) Pipeline Pilot
6 1 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 12 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.92%) Raiser's Edge
3 5 (0.51%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.51%) Sage 1000
4 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.20%) PlanetPress Connect
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 266 (27.09%) Azure
2 203 (20.67%) AWS
3 99 (10.08%) Power Platform
4 72 (7.33%) Microsoft 365
5 62 (6.31%) GCP
6 37 (3.77%) Serverless
7 25 (2.55%) PaaS
8 24 (2.44%) GitHub
8 24 (2.44%) Google Sheets
9 23 (2.34%) Azure Data Factory
10 19 (1.93%) SaaS
11 16 (1.63%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 14 (1.43%) Azure Stack
12 14 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (1.12%) Azure Functions
15 10 (1.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 9 (0.92%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.92%) AWS CodeCommit
16 9 (0.92%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.75%) Firewall
2 24 (2.44%) DNS
3 16 (1.63%) DHCP
3 16 (1.63%) WAN
4 15 (1.53%) LAN
5 14 (1.43%) VPN
6 13 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.22%) SAN
8 10 (1.02%) Skype
9 7 (0.71%) VLAN
10 5 (0.51%) Network Security
11 4 (0.41%) Internet
11 4 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.31%) ADSL
12 3 (0.31%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.31%) SSL
12 3 (0.31%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.20%) Broadband
13 2 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 105 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
3 93 (9.47%) Power BI
4 74 (7.54%) MySQL
5 64 (6.52%) Big Data
6 61 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 59 (6.01%) Relational Database
8 54 (5.50%) Tableau
9 52 (5.30%) NoSQL
10 46 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
12 31 (3.16%) Data Lake
13 30 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (2.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 23 (2.34%) Hadoop
16 22 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
17 21 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
18 20 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
18 20 (2.04%) Star Schema
19 19 (1.93%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 104 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 43 (4.38%) Visual Studio
3 40 (4.07%) Jenkins
4 37 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (2.85%) Subversion
6 23 (2.34%) TeamCity
7 22 (2.24%) JIRA
8 15 (1.53%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.32%) GitLab
10 12 (1.22%) Toad
11 10 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (1.02%) Selenium
12 6 (0.61%) NUnit
13 5 (0.51%) Android Studio
13 5 (0.51%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.41%) MSTest
14 4 (0.41%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.41%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 400 (40.73%) Social Skills
2 246 (25.05%) Analytical Skills
3 146 (14.87%) Retail
4 131 (13.34%) Finance
5 123 (12.53%) Organisational Skills
6 84 (8.55%) Public Sector
7 69 (7.03%) Games
8 54 (5.50%) Law
9 49 (4.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 46 (4.68%) Marketing
11 44 (4.48%) Local Government
11 44 (4.48%) Social Housing
12 39 (3.97%) Manufacturing
13 37 (3.77%) Presentation Skills
14 34 (3.46%) Publishing
15 22 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (1.83%) Telecoms
17 17 (1.73%) Automotive
18 11 (1.12%) Electronics
18 11 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 263 (26.78%) Developer
2 206 (20.98%) Analyst
3 103 (10.49%) Analytics Manager
4 73 (7.43%) C# Developer
5 59 (6.01%) Consultant
5 59 (6.01%) Software Developer
6 55 (5.60%) Data Engineer
7 53 (5.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 49 (4.99%) Supply Chain Manager
9 48 (4.89%) Planning Manager
10 47 (4.79%) Implementation Consultant
11 45 (4.58%) Senior Developer
12 43 (4.38%) SQL Developer
13 42 (4.28%) .NET Developer
14 37 (3.77%) Software Engineer
15 31 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 31 (3.16%) C# Software Developer
16 29 (2.95%) Architect
16 29 (2.95%) C# .NET Developer
16 29 (2.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (19.45%) .NET
2 67 (6.82%) React
3 57 (5.80%) .NET Framework
4 48 (4.89%) Web Services
5 45 (4.58%) Kafka
5 45 (4.58%) XML
6 43 (4.38%) ASP.NET
7 41 (4.18%) AngularJS
7 41 (4.18%) JSON
7 41 (4.18%) REST
7 41 (4.18%) Vue.js
8 36 (3.67%) HTML
9 27 (2.75%) CSS
10 26 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (2.65%) Node.js
11 24 (2.44%) Spring
12 23 (2.34%) Velocity
13 21 (2.14%) WPF
14 19 (1.93%) Hibernate
14 19 (1.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.72%) Algorithms
2 61 (6.21%) Life Science
3 50 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 48 (4.89%) Housing Association
5 33 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (2.85%) FMCG
7 20 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.04%) Legacy Code
8 18 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (1.43%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.22%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.12%) User Experience
12 9 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.81%) Biotechnology
13 8 (0.81%) Clustering
13 8 (0.81%) Legacy Applications
14 7 (0.71%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.71%) Social Media
15 6 (0.61%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 137 (13.95%) Windows
2 65 (6.62%) Windows Server
3 51 (5.19%) Unix
4 44 (4.48%) Linux
5 38 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (3.46%) Windows 10
7 30 (3.05%) Windows Server 2016
7 30 (3.05%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.71%) Android
9 7 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.61%) CentOS
11 3 (0.31%) AIX
11 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.31%) VMS
12 2 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) Debian
13 1 (0.10%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (26.78%) Analytics
2 208 (21.18%) Problem-Solving
3 198 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
4 184 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (15.48%) Logistics
6 146 (14.87%) Data Analysis
7 138 (14.05%) DevOps
8 117 (11.91%) Visualisation
9 108 (11.00%) Data Science
10 99 (10.08%) Software Engineering
11 97 (9.88%) ETL
12 95 (9.67%) Data Modelling
13 94 (9.57%) Full Stack Development
14 92 (9.37%) Computer Science
15 85 (8.66%) Decision-Making
16 79 (8.04%) Test Automation
17 78 (7.94%) CI/CD
18 68 (6.92%) Scrum
19 65 (6.62%) Time Management
20 64 (6.52%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 240 (24.44%) C#
2 161 (16.40%) VBA
3 138 (14.05%) Python
4 126 (12.83%) JavaScript
5 92 (9.37%) Java
6 76 (7.74%) PowerShell
7 57 (5.80%) T-SQL
8 38 (3.87%) TypeScript
9 32 (3.26%) VB
10 27 (2.75%) R
11 21 (2.14%) PHP
12 15 (1.53%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.43%) Bash
14 12 (1.22%) Groovy
15 11 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 10 (1.02%) C
17 7 (0.71%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.51%) C++
18 5 (0.51%) Formula Language
19 4 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 159 (16.19%) Degree
2 68 (6.92%) DBS Check
3 46 (4.68%) Security Cleared
4 45 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 44 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 33 (3.36%) PhD
7 23 (2.34%) ISEB
7 23 (2.34%) Master's Degree
8 21 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (2.04%) ISTQB
10 18 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (1.53%) MCSA
12 8 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.61%) CCNA
13 6 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.61%) MCSE
14 5 (0.51%) CCENT
14 5 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.31%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.52%) QA
2 47 (4.79%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.73%) SLA
4 12 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.02%) GxP
6 7 (0.71%) GDPR
7 4 (0.41%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.20%) HL7
9 2 (0.20%) NIST
10 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.10%) DICOM
System Software
1 88 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 33 (3.36%) Docker
2 33 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
3 30 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (1.02%) vSphere
6 8 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.71%) XenApp
8 6 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 38 (3.87%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.36%) Terraform
3 23 (2.34%) SCCM
4 18 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (1.53%) Ansible
6 11 (1.12%) Consul
6 11 (1.12%) Kibana
7 10 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (1.02%) Packer
8 9 (0.92%) Puppet
8 9 (0.92%) WSUS
9 7 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 7 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.41%) SCOM
12 3 (0.31%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.31%) Kubeflow
12 3 (0.31%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 205 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 94 (9.57%) Oracle
3 64 (6.52%) NEC
3 64 (6.52%) Northgate
4 48 (4.89%) Citrix
5 45 (4.58%) VMware
6 43 (4.38%) Google
7 34 (3.46%) SAP
8 21 (2.14%) Veeam
9 17 (1.73%) Cisco
10 13 (1.32%) Databricks
11 12 (1.22%) Sage
12 11 (1.12%) MuleSoft
12 11 (1.12%) Teradata
13 9 (0.92%) Zscaler
14 8 (0.81%) JD Edwards
15 7 (0.71%) Dataiku
15 7 (0.71%) Facebook
16 6 (0.61%) Palantir
16 6 (0.61%) ServiceNow