Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 431 1,129 1,747
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 17.06% 18.54% 18.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.41% 36.74% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 382 974 1,656
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,400
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.98% -1.33%
10th Percentile £31,025 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,125 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 1,330 3,073 4,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 52.63% 50.45% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 994 2,288 3,922
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,286 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,350 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 0 147 £45,000 -5.26% 49
Hertfordshire -2 117 £47,500 -5.94% 42
Essex -8 86 £37,060 -11.76% 17
Bedfordshire -9 35 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Norfolk +15 31 £40,000 +5.78% 4
Suffolk 0 15 £36,250 +0.69% 10
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 165 (38.28%) JavaScript
2 152 (35.27%) C#
3 140 (32.48%) .NET
4 126 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (24.59%) HTML
6 100 (23.20%) SQL Server
7 95 (22.04%) CSS
7 95 (22.04%) Microsoft
8 92 (21.35%) Python
9 91 (21.11%) Azure
10 87 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
11 86 (19.95%) Degree
12 75 (17.40%) Java
13 68 (15.78%) MVC
13 68 (15.78%) Git (software)
14 67 (15.55%) DevOps
15 64 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
15 64 (14.85%) AWS
16 59 (13.69%) ASP.NET
17 56 (12.99%) Computer Science
17 56 (12.99%) React
18 53 (12.30%) AngularJS
19 51 (11.83%) Scrum
20 50 (11.60%) Analytics
21 47 (10.90%) Relational Database
21 47 (10.90%) Software Engineering
22 46 (10.67%) Linux
23 45 (10.44%) Windows
23 45 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 45 (10.44%) RESTful

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 33 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.55%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.55%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.32%) Confluence
4 8 (1.86%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (1.86%) Luigi
4 8 (1.86%) MQSeries
4 8 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.62%) CMS
5 7 (1.62%) OpenEdge
6 5 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.93%) Apache
7 4 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.93%) IIS
8 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.70%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.23%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.23%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.16%) Magento
2 5 (1.16%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.23%) Shopify
4 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 91 (21.11%) Azure
2 64 (14.85%) AWS
3 38 (8.82%) Power Platform
4 14 (3.25%) SaaS
5 11 (2.55%) GitHub
6 9 (2.09%) Logic Apps
6 9 (2.09%) Serverless
7 8 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.86%) Office 365
8 7 (1.62%) PaaS
9 6 (1.39%) GCP
10 5 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.16%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.70%) AWS CodeCommit
12 3 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.70%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.18%) VPN
2 17 (3.94%) Firewall
3 13 (3.02%) VoIP
4 12 (2.78%) WAN
5 7 (1.62%) DHCP
6 6 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.16%) DNS
8 4 (0.93%) Internet
8 4 (0.93%) MQTT
9 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.46%) Wireless
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.23%) LAN
10 1 (0.23%) RFID
10 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.90%) Relational Database
3 45 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (9.51%) MySQL
4 41 (9.51%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 38 (8.82%) Power BI
5 38 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (5.80%) MongoDB
7 20 (4.64%) Big Data
7 20 (4.64%) Tableau
8 15 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
8 15 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (2.55%) Redis
9 11 (2.55%) Redshift Spectrum
10 10 (2.32%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 68 (15.78%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.50%) JIRA
3 22 (5.10%) Selenium
4 20 (4.64%) Visual Studio
5 16 (3.71%) NUnit
6 15 (3.48%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.02%) WebDriver
8 8 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.86%) TestNG
9 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.16%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (1.16%) Rational Quality Manager
10 5 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (1.16%) Rational Team Concert
10 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.93%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.93%) Hudson
11 4 (0.93%) Subversion
12 3 (0.70%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 29 (6.73%) Finance
2 12 (2.78%) Law
3 9 (2.09%) Games
3 9 (2.09%) Marketing
4 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.39%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.16%) Retail
7 4 (0.93%) Police
8 3 (0.70%) Advertising
8 3 (0.70%) Legal
8 3 (0.70%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.46%) French Language
9 2 (0.46%) German Language
9 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) iGaming
10 1 (0.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 233 (54.06%) Developer
2 67 (15.55%) .NET Developer
3 54 (12.53%) C# Developer
4 53 (12.30%) Software Developer
5 51 (11.83%) Analyst
6 32 (7.42%) Senior Developer
7 30 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (6.96%) Software Engineer
8 29 (6.73%) Java Developer
8 29 (6.73%) SQL Developer
9 27 (6.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 22 (5.10%) C# Software Developer
10 22 (5.10%) Data Engineer
11 21 (4.87%) Applications Support
12 20 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 17 (3.94%) Applications Developer
14 16 (3.71%) Support Analyst
15 15 (3.48%) Applications Engineer
15 15 (3.48%) Architect
15 15 (3.48%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (32.48%) .NET
2 106 (24.59%) HTML
3 95 (22.04%) CSS
4 59 (13.69%) ASP.NET
5 56 (12.99%) React
6 53 (12.30%) AngularJS
7 45 (10.44%) RESTful
8 42 (9.74%) JSON
8 42 (9.74%) XML
9 41 (9.51%) REST
10 36 (8.35%) Web Services
11 35 (8.12%) HTML5
11 35 (8.12%) jQuery
12 31 (7.19%) Vue.js
13 28 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (6.26%) .NET Core
14 27 (6.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (6.03%) SOAP
16 24 (5.57%) Node.js
17 19 (4.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.02%) Life Science
6 10 (2.32%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.09%) Analytical Mindset
7 9 (2.09%) User Experience
8 7 (1.62%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.62%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.62%) Clustering
8 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.39%) Replication
10 5 (1.16%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.16%) Social Media
11 4 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.67%) Linux
2 45 (10.44%) Windows
3 34 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.55%) Android
4 11 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.62%) Unix
7 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) Fedora
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.23%) SUSE
10 1 (0.23%) tvOS
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
3 68 (15.78%) MVC
4 67 (15.55%) DevOps
5 64 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
6 56 (12.99%) Computer Science
7 51 (11.83%) Scrum
8 50 (11.60%) Analytics
9 47 (10.90%) Software Engineering
10 39 (9.05%) Machine Learning
11 38 (8.82%) ERP
12 35 (8.12%) Unit Testing
13 34 (7.89%) ETL
13 34 (7.89%) Mathematics
14 32 (7.42%) Microservices
15 31 (7.19%) Artificial Intelligence
16 30 (6.96%) Test Automation
17 28 (6.50%) Data Science
17 28 (6.50%) SDLC
18 27 (6.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 165 (38.28%) JavaScript
2 152 (35.27%) C#
3 92 (21.35%) Python
4 75 (17.40%) Java
5 36 (8.35%) T-SQL
6 30 (6.96%) TypeScript
7 26 (6.03%) VBA
8 25 (5.80%) VB.NET
9 24 (5.57%) PHP
10 20 (4.64%) C++
11 12 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.55%) Scala
13 9 (2.09%) Perl
14 6 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.16%) VB
16 3 (0.70%) C
16 3 (0.70%) Groovy
16 3 (0.70%) Java 8
16 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (19.95%) Degree
2 35 (8.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.02%) PhD
4 8 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.93%) MCSA
7 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.46%) ISEB
8 2 (0.46%) MCSE
8 2 (0.46%) VCP6
8 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.23%) CCNA
9 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.23%) IIBA
9 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.02%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.55%) QA
3 7 (1.62%) GDPR
4 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.70%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.23%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (5.10%) Docker
2 18 (4.18%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.16%) Firmware
6 2 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.02%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.86%) Ansible
3 5 (1.16%) Terraform
4 3 (0.70%) Consul
4 3 (0.70%) Kibana
5 2 (0.46%) Puppet
5 2 (0.46%) SCCM
6 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 95 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.35%) Oracle
3 22 (5.10%) VMware
4 21 (4.87%) IBM
5 17 (3.94%) Sage
6 11 (2.55%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.62%) JD Edwards
7 7 (1.62%) SAP
8 6 (1.39%) Talend
8 6 (1.39%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.16%) Cisco
9 5 (1.16%) Google
9 5 (1.16%) Twitter
9 5 (1.16%) Veeam
10 4 (0.93%) Perforce
11 3 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.70%) Citrix
11 3 (0.70%) Xerox
12 2 (0.46%) Actifio
12 2 (0.46%) MuleSoft