Period
to

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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 930 772 563
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 13.33% 15.95% 20.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.59% 35.69% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 488 509 475
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,200 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.92% +13.33% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,375
90th Percentile £75,750 £74,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 2,854 2,163 1,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.90% 44.69% 52.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,257 1,228 1,142
10th Percentile £33,150 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.45% +5.79% -5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 12 August 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 12 August 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 -2 363 £57,500 +4.55% 53
Cambridgeshire -18 239 £51,250 -2.38% 48
Essex -10 150 £51,250 +1.49% 15
Bedfordshire +7 115 £55,500 +30.59% 9
Suffolk +7 48 £46,250 +18.59% 9
Norfolk -9 23 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East Anglia 0 3 £47,500 -26.92% 1
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 370 (39.78%) Azure
2 368 (39.57%) Social Skills
3 304 (32.69%) Agile
4 238 (25.59%) JavaScript
5 223 (23.98%) AWS
6 218 (23.44%) Degree
7 213 (22.90%) .NET
8 209 (22.47%) Java
9 190 (20.43%) SQL Server
10 189 (20.32%) Python
11 187 (20.11%) Microsoft
12 182 (19.57%) Git (software)
13 171 (18.39%) HTML
14 166 (17.85%) Finance
15 160 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
16 158 (16.99%) C#
17 156 (16.77%) CSS
18 154 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
18 154 (16.56%) Analytics
19 153 (16.45%) Software Engineering
20 141 (15.16%) Oracle
21 136 (14.62%) AngularJS
21 136 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
22 134 (14.41%) Docker
23 128 (13.76%) Mentoring
24 123 (13.23%) NoSQL
24 123 (13.23%) CI/CD
25 122 (13.12%) Power Platform
26 121 (13.01%) Power BI
26 121 (13.01%) Marketing

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 61 (6.56%) Apache Spark
2 36 (3.87%) Apache
3 30 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.04%) SAS
5 16 (1.72%) Confluence
6 14 (1.51%) CMS
7 11 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.97%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.75%) Kentico
9 7 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.54%) IBM Domino
11 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.43%) IIS
12 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.43%) Site Server
12 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.22%) Pipeline Pilot
6 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (2.26%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.43%) Exstream
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.11%) Q-Pulse
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 370 (39.78%) Azure
2 223 (23.98%) AWS
3 122 (13.12%) Power Platform
4 58 (6.24%) Serverless
5 55 (5.91%) GCP
6 54 (5.81%) OpenShift
7 53 (5.70%) Microsoft 365
8 47 (5.05%) Azure DevOps
9 35 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (3.76%) Azure Data Factory
10 30 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
11 28 (3.01%) Cloud Functions
12 22 (2.37%) SaaS
13 20 (2.15%) Route 53
14 18 (1.94%) OneDrive
15 17 (1.83%) Amazon S3
16 15 (1.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 15 (1.61%) Azure Functions
17 14 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 13 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 76 (8.17%) SSL
2 75 (8.06%) HTTP
3 44 (4.73%) Firewall
4 23 (2.47%) DNS
5 21 (2.26%) Internet
6 20 (2.15%) VPN
7 17 (1.83%) DHCP
8 15 (1.61%) Skype
9 7 (0.75%) Broadband
9 7 (0.75%) VLAN
10 6 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (0.65%) SAN
11 5 (0.54%) DMZ
12 4 (0.43%) BGP
12 4 (0.43%) MQTT
12 4 (0.43%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.32%) IPv4
13 3 (0.32%) IPv6
13 3 (0.32%) LAN
13 3 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 123 (13.23%) NoSQL
3 121 (13.01%) Power BI
4 101 (10.86%) Data Warehouse
5 73 (7.85%) MySQL
6 71 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 67 (7.20%) Big Data
8 65 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 59 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
9 59 (6.34%) Tableau
10 53 (5.70%) Relational Database
11 46 (4.95%) Oracle Database
12 34 (3.66%) Data Lake
13 32 (3.44%) MongoDB
13 32 (3.44%) Oracle Database 12c
13 32 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (3.12%) BigQuery
15 26 (2.80%) Apache Hive
16 25 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
17 23 (2.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 182 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 64 (6.88%) JIRA
3 59 (6.34%) Selenium
4 46 (4.95%) Subversion
5 41 (4.41%) WebDriver
6 31 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 19 (2.04%) Gradle
8 18 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 17 (1.83%) GitLab
10 16 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (1.61%) Ant
12 14 (1.51%) Maven
13 13 (1.40%) TestRail
14 11 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.08%) TortoiseSVN
15 10 (1.08%) WiX
16 9 (0.97%) JUnit
17 8 (0.86%) Bitbucket
17 8 (0.86%) Flyway
18 7 (0.75%) Postman
General
1 368 (39.57%) Social Skills
2 166 (17.85%) Finance
3 160 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (13.01%) Marketing
5 47 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 46 (4.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 42 (4.52%) Law
8 41 (4.41%) Legal
9 40 (4.30%) Retail
10 34 (3.66%) Manufacturing
11 23 (2.47%) Organisational Skills
12 21 (2.26%) Advertising
13 16 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
14 11 (1.18%) Public Sector
14 11 (1.18%) Publishing
15 9 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
16 5 (0.54%) Back Office
16 5 (0.54%) Local Government
16 5 (0.54%) Police
17 3 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 219 (23.55%) Developer
2 193 (20.75%) Analyst
3 100 (10.75%) Software Engineer
4 67 (7.20%) Data Engineer
5 53 (5.70%) Software Developer
6 49 (5.27%) Data Analyst
6 49 (5.27%) DBA
7 44 (4.73%) C# Developer
8 38 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 35 (3.76%) .NET Developer
10 34 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 34 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
11 33 (3.55%) Senior Developer
12 32 (3.44%) Architect
13 30 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
14 27 (2.90%) QA Analyst
15 26 (2.80%) Data Manager
16 25 (2.69%) Administrator
16 25 (2.69%) Cloud Engineer
16 25 (2.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (22.90%) .NET
2 171 (18.39%) HTML
3 156 (16.77%) CSS
4 136 (14.62%) AngularJS
5 119 (12.80%) ASP.NET
6 112 (12.04%) Node.js
7 78 (8.39%) Angular 2
7 78 (8.39%) Ruby on Rails
8 57 (6.13%) REST
9 53 (5.70%) React
10 43 (4.62%) Kafka
11 38 (4.09%) .NET Framework
11 38 (4.09%) jQuery
12 37 (3.98%) RESTful
13 36 (3.87%) Web Services
14 34 (3.66%) XML
15 31 (3.33%) HTML5
15 31 (3.33%) JSON
16 30 (3.23%) .NET Core
16 30 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.42%) Life Science
2 48 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (4.84%) Public Cloud
4 34 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 28 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.69%) Algorithms
7 22 (2.37%) User Experience
8 21 (2.26%) Replication
9 17 (1.83%) Pharmacovigilance
10 16 (1.72%) W3C
11 15 (1.61%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.61%) IoT
11 15 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.18%) FMCG
13 11 (1.18%) iSeries
14 10 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
14 10 (1.08%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 115 (12.37%) Windows
2 109 (11.72%) Unix
3 103 (11.08%) Linux
4 31 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.80%) Solaris
6 15 (1.61%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.18%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.54%) Android
9 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.54%) CentOS
10 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.22%) SUSE
12 2 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (32.69%) Agile
2 154 (16.56%) Analytics
2 154 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
3 153 (16.45%) Software Engineering
4 136 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
5 128 (13.76%) Mentoring
6 123 (13.23%) CI/CD
7 118 (12.69%) MVC
8 116 (12.47%) Coaching
9 108 (11.61%) TDD
9 108 (11.61%) Test Automation
10 106 (11.40%) DevOps
10 106 (11.40%) Microservices
11 100 (10.75%) Computer Science
11 100 (10.75%) Web Development
12 99 (10.65%) Data Modelling
13 95 (10.22%) ETL
14 90 (9.68%) BDD
15 88 (9.46%) Full Stack Development
15 88 (9.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 238 (25.59%) JavaScript
2 209 (22.47%) Java
3 189 (20.32%) Python
4 158 (16.99%) C#
5 92 (9.89%) Ruby
6 90 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 74 (7.96%) Go
8 73 (7.85%) PL/SQL
9 72 (7.74%) PowerShell
10 47 (5.05%) Shell Script
11 45 (4.84%) R
12 36 (3.87%) VBA
13 35 (3.76%) PHP
14 23 (2.47%) Scala
14 23 (2.47%) TypeScript
15 19 (2.04%) Perl
16 14 (1.51%) Bash
17 11 (1.18%) RPG
18 10 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 10 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 218 (23.44%) Degree
2 48 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.65%) MCSA
10 5 (0.54%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.43%) MCSE
12 3 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.32%) MCP
12 3 (0.32%) PhD
13 2 (0.22%) CCNA
13 2 (0.22%) CISA
13 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.22%) CISSP
13 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (10.43%) QA
2 41 (4.41%) SLA
3 29 (3.12%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.94%) Accessibility
5 16 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.72%) WAI
6 11 (1.18%) GDPR
7 10 (1.08%) HL7
8 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.11%) DICOM
11 1 (0.11%) GxP
11 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 134 (14.41%) Docker
2 43 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
4 20 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (1.18%) vSphere
8 9 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (0.43%) zsh
11 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.11%) Firmware
12 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 67 (7.20%) Kubernetes
2 44 (4.73%) Terraform
3 28 (3.01%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (2.26%) Data Guard
5 16 (1.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 15 (1.61%) Ansible
7 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (1.29%) SCCM
8 11 (1.18%) Control-M
9 10 (1.08%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 7 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.65%) WSUS
12 5 (0.54%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.54%) Oracle ZFS
13 4 (0.43%) Kibana
13 4 (0.43%) Rancher
13 4 (0.43%) SCOM
14 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
14 3 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 187 (20.11%) Microsoft
2 141 (15.16%) Oracle
3 79 (8.49%) FIS
4 50 (5.38%) Google
5 37 (3.98%) VMware
6 27 (2.90%) Adobe
7 20 (2.15%) Cisco
8 19 (2.04%) Databricks
9 17 (1.83%) MuleSoft
10 16 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.40%) SAP
12 11 (1.18%) IBM
13 9 (0.97%) Citrix
14 8 (0.86%) CloudEndure
14 8 (0.86%) Optimizely
14 8 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.86%) WorldPay
15 7 (0.75%) HP
15 7 (0.75%) Sitecore
16 6 (0.65%) Cognos