Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 557 998 1,474
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 15.85% 18.84% 17.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.70% 37.60% 34.03%
Number of salaries quoted 408 832 1,212
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,763 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,125 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1,653 2,654 4,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.03% 50.11% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,130 2,026 3,482
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,625 £29,000
25th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £37,112
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 196 £52,500 +16.67% 51
Hertfordshire +1 181 £50,000 - 82
Essex -6 88 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Bedfordshire -2 53 £47,500 -13.64% 12
Norfolk +14 30 £40,000 - 1
Suffolk -8 8 £45,000 -5.26% 9
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 177 (31.78%) C#
2 169 (30.34%) JavaScript
3 148 (26.57%) .NET
4 143 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (23.16%) SQL Server
6 123 (22.08%) Microsoft
7 116 (20.83%) Python
8 113 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
9 108 (19.39%) Azure
10 107 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
11 101 (18.13%) HTML
12 99 (17.77%) Degree
13 94 (16.88%) Git (software)
14 92 (16.52%) CSS
15 82 (14.72%) AWS
16 78 (14.00%) Windows
17 75 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
18 73 (13.11%) Java
19 71 (12.75%) Computer Science
20 70 (12.57%) MVC
21 69 (12.39%) Finance
21 69 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 68 (12.21%) DevOps
23 67 (12.03%) ASP.NET
24 66 (11.85%) Analytics
25 64 (11.49%) Power Platform
26 63 (11.31%) Power BI
27 62 (11.13%) Windows Server
28 61 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
28 61 (10.95%) ERP

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 48 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.05%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.51%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.80%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (1.80%) IIS
4 10 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.44%) CMS
5 8 (1.44%) Luigi
5 8 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.26%) Confluence
6 7 (1.26%) SAS
7 6 (1.08%) OpenEdge
8 4 (0.72%) Apache
8 4 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.36%) nginx
10 2 (0.36%) WordPress
11 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.18%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 11 (1.97%) NetSuite
2 7 (1.26%) Sage 1000
3 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.54%) Magento
6 2 (0.36%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.18%) Maximo
7 1 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.18%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.18%) Shopify
7 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 108 (19.39%) Azure
2 82 (14.72%) AWS
3 64 (11.49%) Power Platform
4 31 (5.57%) SaaS
5 20 (3.59%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (2.87%) PaaS
7 14 (2.51%) Logic Apps
8 12 (2.15%) GCP
9 9 (1.62%) Serverless
10 8 (1.44%) OpenShift
11 7 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.26%) GitHub
11 7 (1.26%) OneDrive
12 6 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.08%) Boomi
12 6 (1.08%) PowerApps
12 6 (1.08%) ServiceMax
13 5 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.23%) Firewall
1 18 (3.23%) VPN
2 13 (2.33%) WAN
3 10 (1.80%) VoIP
4 8 (1.44%) DHCP
5 7 (1.26%) HTTP
6 6 (1.08%) DNS
6 6 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.72%) Wireless
8 3 (0.54%) MQTT
8 3 (0.54%) RFID
9 2 (0.36%) 802.11
9 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.36%) Internet
9 2 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.36%) SD-WAN
9 2 (0.36%) VLAN
10 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (23.16%) SQL Server
2 69 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (11.31%) Power BI
4 61 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (10.41%) Relational Database
6 53 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (8.80%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (8.08%) Tableau
9 32 (5.75%) MySQL
10 30 (5.39%) NoSQL
11 28 (5.03%) Big Data
12 26 (4.67%) MongoDB
13 24 (4.31%) Crystal Reports
14 18 (3.23%) Data Mining
15 17 (3.05%) Data Lake
15 17 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (2.51%) Oracle ODI
18 12 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
18 12 (2.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 94 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.75%) JIRA
3 20 (3.59%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.59%) Visual Studio
4 18 (3.23%) Selenium
5 15 (2.69%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.51%) Oracle APEX
7 13 (2.33%) Rational Quality Manager
7 13 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
7 13 (2.33%) Rational Team Concert
7 13 (2.33%) Subversion
7 13 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (1.80%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.80%) NUnit
9 10 (1.80%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.90%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.72%) Hudson
12 4 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 69 (12.39%) Finance
2 29 (5.21%) Marketing
3 28 (5.03%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.69%) Law
5 12 (2.15%) Games
6 11 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.80%) Retail
8 4 (0.72%) Police
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.36%) French Language
9 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 267 (47.94%) Developer
2 88 (15.80%) Analyst
3 74 (13.29%) .NET Developer
4 70 (12.57%) C# Developer
5 56 (10.05%) Software Developer
6 48 (8.62%) SQL Developer
7 47 (8.44%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 32 (5.75%) Applications Support
10 31 (5.57%) Data Engineer
11 30 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 23 (4.13%) Applications Developer
14 22 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
14 22 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
14 22 (3.95%) Programmer
15 21 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
15 21 (3.77%) Java Developer
15 21 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
16 20 (3.59%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (26.57%) .NET
2 101 (18.13%) HTML
3 92 (16.52%) CSS
4 67 (12.03%) ASP.NET
5 56 (10.05%) REST
6 49 (8.80%) React
7 46 (8.26%) AngularJS
8 40 (7.18%) Web Services
9 39 (7.00%) RESTful
9 39 (7.00%) XML
10 37 (6.64%) JSON
11 36 (6.46%) HTML5
12 30 (5.39%) jQuery
12 30 (5.39%) Node.js
13 27 (4.85%) SOAP
14 20 (3.59%) .NET Framework
14 20 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (3.59%) Vue.js
15 18 (3.23%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.44%) Management Information System
3 40 (7.18%) Life Science
4 22 (3.95%) Data Structures
5 19 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.87%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.87%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.15%) Clustering
9 10 (1.80%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.62%) User Experience
11 8 (1.44%) Replication
12 6 (1.08%) Biotechnology
13 5 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.72%) Reference Data
15 3 (0.54%) NHS
15 3 (0.54%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 78 (14.00%) Windows
2 62 (11.13%) Windows Server
3 60 (10.77%) Linux
4 19 (3.41%) Android
5 17 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.80%) Unix
7 10 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (0.90%) SUSE
9 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) Fedora
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.18%) tvOS
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
3 107 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
4 71 (12.75%) Computer Science
5 70 (12.57%) MVC
6 68 (12.21%) DevOps
7 66 (11.85%) Analytics
8 61 (10.95%) ERP
9 58 (10.41%) Visualisation
10 51 (9.16%) Software Engineering
11 49 (8.80%) Data Science
11 49 (8.80%) Microservices
12 48 (8.62%) ETL
13 47 (8.44%) Scrum
14 40 (7.18%) Artificial Intelligence
14 40 (7.18%) Migration
15 38 (6.82%) Data Analysis
15 38 (6.82%) Test Automation
16 35 (6.28%) TDD
17 32 (5.75%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 177 (31.78%) C#
2 169 (30.34%) JavaScript
3 116 (20.83%) Python
4 73 (13.11%) Java
5 47 (8.44%) T-SQL
6 37 (6.64%) VBA
7 28 (5.03%) PowerShell
7 28 (5.03%) TypeScript
8 20 (3.59%) C++
8 20 (3.59%) PHP
9 15 (2.69%) R
10 13 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.97%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.97%) C
11 11 (1.97%) Scala
11 11 (1.97%) VB
12 4 (0.72%) VBScript
13 3 (0.54%) Groovy
13 3 (0.54%) Perl
14 2 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 99 (17.77%) Degree
2 28 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (3.95%) PhD
4 12 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.26%) VCP6
5 7 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (1.08%) MCSE
6 6 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.90%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.72%) ISEB
8 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.72%) MCSA
9 3 (0.54%) CCNA
9 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.18%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.13%) QA
2 19 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.08%) SLA
4 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) GDPR
5 2 (0.36%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) NIST
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.39%) Docker
3 20 (3.59%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (3.77%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.15%) Terraform
3 11 (1.97%) Ansible
4 10 (1.80%) SCCM
5 4 (0.72%) FlexNet
6 3 (0.54%) Consul
6 3 (0.54%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.54%) Puppet
7 2 (0.36%) Grafana
7 2 (0.36%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.18%) Kibana
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.80%) Oracle
3 31 (5.57%) Sage
3 31 (5.57%) VMware
4 27 (4.85%) IBM
5 15 (2.69%) Google
5 15 (2.69%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.51%) JD Edwards
7 13 (2.33%) SAP
7 13 (2.33%) Twitter
8 9 (1.62%) Veeam
8 9 (1.62%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.26%) HP
11 6 (1.08%) Citrix
11 6 (1.08%) Dell
11 6 (1.08%) Intel
11 6 (1.08%) Ivanti
11 6 (1.08%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.08%) Talend