Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 342 1,214 2,106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 19.03% 17.69% 19.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.96% 35.59% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 310 1,003 1,944
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +2.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,625 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

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 1,007 3,411 5,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 56.04% 49.72% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 778 2,457 4,665
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,461 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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 +3 109 £56,250 +18.42% 50
Hertfordshire +1 90 £50,000 +5.26% 42
Essex -3 84 £47,500 +11.76% 18
Suffolk +6 24 £42,500 +26.87% 10
Bedfordshire -9 20 £45,000 - 13
Norfolk +4 15 £50,000 +30.35% 7
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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.

1 115 (33.63%) C#
2 113 (33.04%) .NET
3 97 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (27.49%) Azure
5 92 (26.90%) SQL Server
6 91 (26.61%) JavaScript
7 76 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 63 (18.42%) HTML
8 63 (18.42%) Python
9 59 (17.25%) Linux
10 58 (16.96%) Java
11 56 (16.37%) Degree
12 55 (16.08%) CSS
13 52 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
14 51 (14.91%) AWS
15 49 (14.33%) NoSQL
16 47 (13.74%) Git (software)
16 47 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
16 47 (13.74%) DevOps
17 45 (13.16%) AngularJS
18 44 (12.87%) Docker
18 44 (12.87%) MySQL
19 43 (12.57%) Analytics
20 41 (11.99%) Data Warehouse
21 40 (11.70%) ASP.NET
21 40 (11.70%) MVC
21 40 (11.70%) Finance
21 40 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 38 (11.11%) Computer Science
23 35 (10.23%) Oracle

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 26 (7.60%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 16 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (4.09%) Apache
5 12 (3.51%) Confluence
6 11 (3.22%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (2.92%) Luigi
8 7 (2.05%) CMS
8 7 (2.05%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.88%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.58%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.58%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.29%) nginx
13 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.63%) NetSuite
2 6 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.75%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.46%) Maximo
4 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.88%) Magento
4 3 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.58%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.58%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.58%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.29%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 94 (27.49%) Azure
2 51 (14.91%) AWS
3 27 (7.89%) Power Platform
4 12 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.92%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (2.92%) Logic Apps
6 8 (2.34%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (2.34%) Office 365
6 8 (2.34%) Serverless
7 7 (2.05%) GitHub
7 7 (2.05%) OpenShift
8 6 (1.75%) SaaS
9 5 (1.46%) CloudBees
10 4 (1.17%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.88%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.58%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.22%) DNS
2 9 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.34%) DHCP
4 6 (1.75%) Firewall
5 5 (1.46%) HTTP
5 5 (1.46%) LAN
5 5 (1.46%) VoIP
5 5 (1.46%) WAN
6 4 (1.17%) Wireless
7 3 (0.88%) Skype
7 3 (0.88%) VPN
8 2 (0.58%) Internet
8 2 (0.58%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.58%) NAS
8 2 (0.58%) SAN
8 2 (0.58%) VLAN
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.29%) MQTT
9 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 49 (14.33%) NoSQL
3 44 (12.87%) MySQL
4 41 (11.99%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (7.89%) Big Data
7 27 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (7.60%) Power BI
8 26 (7.60%) Relational Database
9 20 (5.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 19 (5.56%) MongoDB
11 18 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (4.39%) Redis
13 14 (4.09%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (4.09%) Hadoop
13 14 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (2.92%) Azkaban
15 8 (2.34%) DB2
15 8 (2.34%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 47 (13.74%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.89%) JIRA
3 22 (6.43%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.14%) Selenium
5 15 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (4.39%) GitLab
6 14 (4.09%) TeamCity
6 14 (4.09%) Travis CI
7 11 (3.22%) WebDriver
8 10 (2.92%) NUnit
9 8 (2.34%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.75%) CircleCI
10 6 (1.75%) Postman
10 6 (1.75%) TestNG
11 5 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (1.17%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.17%) Cypress.io
12 4 (1.17%) PhpStorm
12 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (11.70%) Finance
2 17 (4.97%) Law
3 12 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.63%) Advertising
5 7 (2.05%) Legal
6 6 (1.75%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.75%) Retail
7 5 (1.46%) Local Government
7 5 (1.46%) Marketing
7 5 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.17%) Games
8 4 (1.17%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.17%) Publishing
8 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.88%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 171 (50.00%) Developer
2 46 (13.45%) .NET Developer
3 36 (10.53%) Analyst
3 36 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 31 (9.06%) C# Developer
5 29 (8.48%) SQL Developer
6 28 (8.19%) Senior Developer
7 22 (6.43%) Software Engineer
8 21 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (4.97%) Lead Developer
10 16 (4.68%) Data Engineer
11 15 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 14 (4.09%) Administrator
12 14 (4.09%) Architect
12 14 (4.09%) PHP Developer
13 13 (3.80%) Java Developer
13 13 (3.80%) Junior
14 12 (3.51%) Data Analyst
14 12 (3.51%) Graduate
14 12 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (33.04%) .NET
2 63 (18.42%) HTML
3 55 (16.08%) CSS
4 45 (13.16%) AngularJS
5 40 (11.70%) ASP.NET
6 34 (9.94%) .NET Core
7 33 (9.65%) jQuery
8 28 (8.19%) Web Services
8 28 (8.19%) XML
9 25 (7.31%) RESTful
10 24 (7.02%) HTML5
11 23 (6.73%) Node.js
12 22 (6.43%) JSON
12 22 (6.43%) React
13 20 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (5.56%) .NET Framework
14 19 (5.56%) REST
15 16 (4.68%) SOAP
16 15 (4.39%) Vue.js
17 14 (4.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.48%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (6.73%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.51%) Analytical Mindset
6 11 (3.22%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.92%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.34%) Cloud Native
8 8 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (2.34%) LIMS
8 8 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.75%) Social Media
9 6 (1.75%) User Experience
10 5 (1.46%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.17%) NHS
12 3 (0.88%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.88%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.25%) Linux
2 30 (8.77%) Windows
3 10 (2.92%) CentOS
4 9 (2.63%) Android
4 9 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.34%) Debian
6 7 (2.05%) Unix
6 7 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.29%) tvOS
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.20%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (13.74%) DevOps
4 43 (12.57%) Analytics
5 40 (11.70%) MVC
6 38 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 35 (10.23%) ETL
7 35 (10.23%) Mathematics
8 32 (9.36%) Scrum
9 31 (9.06%) Software Engineering
10 30 (8.77%) Test Automation
11 29 (8.48%) Machine Learning
12 28 (8.19%) Microservices
12 28 (8.19%) TDD
13 27 (7.89%) ERP
14 26 (7.60%) OO
15 24 (7.02%) Data Science
16 23 (6.73%) Visualisation
17 21 (6.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 115 (33.63%) C#
2 91 (26.61%) JavaScript
3 63 (18.42%) Python
4 58 (16.96%) Java
5 32 (9.36%) T-SQL
6 27 (7.89%) C++
7 26 (7.60%) PHP
8 22 (6.43%) TypeScript
9 20 (5.85%) VB.NET
10 19 (5.56%) Scala
11 12 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.63%) Rust
13 8 (2.34%) VBA
14 7 (2.05%) Clojure
14 7 (2.05%) F#
14 7 (2.05%) Haskell
15 6 (1.75%) Perl
16 5 (1.46%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.17%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (16.37%) Degree
2 26 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.22%) PhD
4 9 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.58%) MCITP
9 2 (0.58%) MCSA
10 1 (0.29%) IIBA
10 1 (0.29%) ISEB
10 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.97%) QA
2 9 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.63%) SLA
3 8 (2.34%) GxP
4 7 (2.05%) GDPR
5 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (12.87%) Docker
2 12 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.34%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.46%) Firmware
5 5 (1.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (9.06%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.97%) Ansible
3 15 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.39%) Puppet
4 12 (3.51%) Kibana
5 8 (2.34%) logstash
6 3 (0.88%) WSUS
7 2 (0.58%) Fluentd
7 2 (0.58%) Terraform
8 1 (0.29%) Bareos
8 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.29%) Graylog
8 1 (0.29%) Opsgenie
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.29%) SCCM
8 1 (0.29%) StatsD
Vendors
1 76 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.23%) Oracle
3 17 (4.97%) IBM
4 10 (2.92%) VMware
5 8 (2.34%) JD Edwards
6 7 (2.05%) Cisco
7 6 (1.75%) SAP
7 6 (1.75%) Talend
8 5 (1.46%) Google
9 4 (1.17%) Citrix
9 4 (1.17%) Meraki
9 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.88%) Cognos
10 3 (0.88%) Northgate
10 3 (0.88%) Veeam
10 3 (0.88%) Xerox
11 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.58%) Progress
11 2 (0.58%) Sage