Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,367 2,704 3,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.88% 21.47% 20.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.46% 39.32% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,092 2,322 2,654
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,297
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 7,292 6,877 7,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.15% 54.60% 49.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6,044 5,788 6,264
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 0 950 £47,000 +4.44% 101
Essex +2 534 £47,500 +11.76% 62
Cambridgeshire -11 527 £45,000 +9.76% 116
Suffolk -4 138 £40,000 - 43
Bedfordshire -5 110 £45,500 +13.75% 39
Norfolk +1 101 £37,500 -6.25% 25
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 848 (35.83%) C#
2 813 (34.35%) SQL Server
3 803 (33.92%) .NET
4 739 (31.22%) JavaScript
5 702 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
6 649 (27.42%) Microsoft
7 601 (25.39%) HTML
8 488 (20.62%) Java
9 432 (18.25%) T-SQL
10 413 (17.45%) ASP.NET
11 410 (17.32%) CSS
12 401 (16.94%) MVC
13 396 (16.73%) Degree
14 390 (16.48%) Finance
15 372 (15.72%) Oracle
16 315 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
17 314 (13.27%) Software Engineering
18 300 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 293 (12.38%) Computer Science
20 292 (12.34%) Linux
21 291 (12.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 282 (11.91%) jQuery
23 279 (11.79%) AngularJS
24 272 (11.49%) TDD
25 271 (11.45%) XML
26 269 (11.36%) Python
27 263 (11.11%) Web Development
28 257 (10.86%) Web Services
29 250 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
30 245 (10.35%) Windows

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 64 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 60 (2.53%) JBoss
3 51 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 47 (1.99%) IIS
5 39 (1.65%) Apache
6 33 (1.39%) CMS
6 33 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 32 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 28 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 19 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
10 16 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 14 (0.59%) Apache Spark
11 14 (0.59%) OpenStack
11 14 (0.59%) SAS
12 13 (0.55%) WildFly
13 12 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (0.46%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.42%) Confluence
15 10 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 127 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.13%) SPSS
6 2 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.084%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.084%) Revit
6 2 (0.084%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.084%) Weka
7 1 (0.042%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 38 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 25 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
6 19 (0.80%) NetSuite
7 18 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
7 18 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
8 16 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
9 10 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
10 9 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
10 9 (0.38%) Oracle Payroll
11 8 (0.34%) Infor M3
11 8 (0.34%) SAP Business One
12 7 (0.30%) Oracle ASCP
12 7 (0.30%) Oracle Manufacturing
13 6 (0.25%) Orchard Housing
13 6 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
14 5 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 225 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.58%) GitHub
4 40 (1.69%) SaaS
5 36 (1.52%) Office 365
6 25 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
7 22 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.59%) IaaS
9 11 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.46%) Google Analytics
9 11 (0.46%) OpenShift
9 11 (0.46%) PaaS
10 10 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.25%) Boomi
12 6 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.17%) FinancialForce
13 4 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.32%) DNS
2 53 (2.24%) Firewall
3 50 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 39 (1.65%) Internet
5 34 (1.44%) HTTP
6 32 (1.35%) SAN
7 26 (1.10%) VoIP
8 24 (1.01%) VPN
9 17 (0.72%) DHCP
9 17 (0.72%) FTP
9 17 (0.72%) SSL
10 13 (0.55%) SMS
11 11 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.38%) iSCSI
13 8 (0.34%) Intranet
13 8 (0.34%) LAN
13 8 (0.34%) VLAN
13 8 (0.34%) WAN
14 6 (0.25%) Broadband
14 6 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 813 (34.35%) SQL Server
2 300 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 291 (12.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 180 (7.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 151 (6.38%) MySQL
6 142 (6.00%) NoSQL
7 137 (5.79%) Relational Database
8 130 (5.49%) Oracle Database
9 128 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
10 95 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 88 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 86 (3.63%) Big Data
13 84 (3.55%) SQL Server 2014
14 83 (3.51%) Power BI
15 59 (2.49%) SQL Server 2016
16 54 (2.28%) MongoDB
17 53 (2.24%) Hadoop
18 52 (2.20%) MS Access
19 51 (2.15%) RDBMS
20 49 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 174 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 163 (6.89%) Visual Studio
3 127 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 105 (4.44%) Selenium
5 95 (4.01%) Subversion
6 66 (2.79%) JIRA
6 66 (2.79%) NUnit
7 59 (2.49%) Jenkins
8 51 (2.15%) JUnit
9 49 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 47 (1.99%) Maven
11 41 (1.73%) TeamCity
12 27 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 26 (1.10%) Eclipse
13 26 (1.10%) MSTest
14 24 (1.01%) Jasmine
15 20 (0.84%) Mockito
15 20 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 20 (0.84%) WebDriver
16 15 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 390 (16.48%) Finance
2 159 (6.72%) Advertising
3 105 (4.44%) Retail
4 66 (2.79%) Marketing
5 49 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 39 (1.65%) Games
7 38 (1.61%) Automotive
8 33 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.31%) Banking
10 28 (1.18%) Publishing
11 24 (1.01%) Legal
12 20 (0.84%) Back Office
13 16 (0.68%) Billing
14 10 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.34%) Military
16 7 (0.30%) Electronics
16 7 (0.30%) Law
17 5 (0.21%) German Language
18 4 (0.17%) General Ledger
19 2 (0.084%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,249 (52.77%) Developer
2 358 (15.12%) .NET Developer
3 324 (13.69%) Analyst
4 321 (13.56%) C# Developer
5 249 (10.52%) Software Developer
6 240 (10.14%) Java Developer
7 208 (8.79%) DBA
8 200 (8.45%) Senior Developer
9 193 (8.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 187 (7.90%) SQL Developer
11 153 (6.46%) Software Engineer
11 153 (6.46%) SQL DBA
12 113 (4.77%) Junior
13 108 (4.56%) Web Developer
14 105 (4.44%) Administrator
15 104 (4.39%) C# Software Developer
16 86 (3.63%) ASP.NET Developer
16 86 (3.63%) Support Analyst
17 82 (3.46%) Senior .NET Developer
18 78 (3.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 803 (33.92%) .NET
2 601 (25.39%) HTML
3 413 (17.45%) ASP.NET
4 410 (17.32%) CSS
5 282 (11.91%) jQuery
6 279 (11.79%) AngularJS
7 271 (11.45%) XML
8 257 (10.86%) Web Services
9 214 (9.04%) HTML5
10 188 (7.94%) Spring
11 179 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 179 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 177 (7.48%) .NET Framework
13 132 (5.58%) RESTful
14 124 (5.24%) WCF
15 123 (5.20%) REST
16 98 (4.14%) CSS3
17 93 (3.93%) JSON
17 93 (3.93%) WPF
18 90 (3.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 293 (12.38%) Computer Science
2 250 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
4 75 (3.17%) User Experience
5 69 (2.92%) Replication
6 62 (2.62%) Algorithms
7 47 (1.99%) Fintech
8 43 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 41 (1.73%) Life Science
10 40 (1.69%) Clustering
10 40 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 31 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
13 29 (1.23%) Private Cloud
14 27 (1.14%) Data Structures
15 21 (0.89%) Data Centre
15 21 (0.89%) Virtual Team
16 16 (0.68%) Client/Server
17 13 (0.55%) Driving Licence
17 13 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 292 (12.34%) Linux
2 245 (10.35%) Windows
3 120 (5.07%) Unix
4 77 (3.25%) Windows Server
5 68 (2.87%) Android
6 65 (2.75%) Apple iOS
7 34 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (0.97%) Solaris
8 23 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.34%) CentOS
10 8 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.30%) HPUX
11 7 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.13%) AIX
14 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.13%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.084%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (16.94%) MVC
3 315 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
4 314 (13.27%) Software Engineering
5 272 (11.49%) TDD
6 263 (11.11%) Web Development
7 233 (9.84%) SDLC
8 229 (9.67%) OO
9 212 (8.96%) Scrum
10 207 (8.75%) Test Automation
11 198 (8.37%) Mathematics
12 172 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
13 166 (7.01%) Unit Testing
14 156 (6.59%) Analytics
15 149 (6.29%) ITIL
16 147 (6.21%) ETL
17 119 (5.03%) Mentoring
18 118 (4.99%) DevOps
19 109 (4.60%) Migration
20 107 (4.52%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 848 (35.83%) C#
2 739 (31.22%) JavaScript
3 488 (20.62%) Java
4 432 (18.25%) T-SQL
5 269 (11.36%) Python
6 146 (6.17%) PowerShell
7 140 (5.91%) PL/SQL
8 131 (5.53%) C++
9 108 (4.56%) C
10 101 (4.27%) PHP
11 85 (3.59%) VB.NET
12 73 (3.08%) Perl
13 71 (3.00%) VBA
14 64 (2.70%) VB
15 51 (2.15%) Bash Shell
16 49 (2.07%) Shell Script
17 43 (1.82%) TypeScript
18 41 (1.73%) Ruby
19 33 (1.39%) R
20 31 (1.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 396 (16.73%) Degree
2 122 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 25 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
6 25 (1.06%) PhD
7 24 (1.01%) ISEB
8 22 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.72%) MCP
10 16 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
11 14 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.55%) OCP
13 11 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.38%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.34%) CCNA
15 8 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.34%) Sun Certification
16 7 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (5.32%) QA
2 45 (1.90%) SLA
3 28 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.30%) RosettaNet
8 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.13%) GDPR
9 3 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.084%) GxP
10 2 (0.084%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.084%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.042%) DICOM
11 1 (0.042%) HL7
11 1 (0.042%) MiFID
System Software
1 58 (2.45%) Docker
2 54 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 48 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
5 26 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (1.01%) vSphere
8 10 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.17%) KVM
11 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.13%) XenApp
11 3 (0.13%) XenServer
12 2 (0.084%) Firmware
13 1 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.042%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.042%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 34 (1.44%) Puppet
2 30 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 26 (1.10%) Ansible
3 26 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.06%) Data Guard
5 22 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (0.55%) Kubernetes
7 11 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.30%) SCCM
10 6 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.21%) Terraform
11 5 (0.21%) WSUS
12 4 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.17%) Grafana
12 4 (0.17%) Graphite
12 4 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.13%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 649 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 372 (15.72%) Oracle
3 84 (3.55%) Tableau
4 70 (2.96%) SAP
5 68 (2.87%) VMware
6 42 (1.77%) IBM
7 41 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
8 34 (1.44%) Cognos
8 34 (1.44%) Xamarin
9 29 (1.23%) Sage
10 28 (1.18%) Google
11 26 (1.10%) Adobe
12 25 (1.06%) Facebook
13 24 (1.01%) Citrix
14 23 (0.97%) IFS
15 21 (0.89%) Sitecore
16 18 (0.76%) Alteryx
16 18 (0.76%) HP
16 18 (0.76%) Infor
16 18 (0.76%) JD Edwards