Period
to 5 June 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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 761 1,332 2,447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 18.91% 17.31% 19.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.20% 33.72% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 691 1,148 2,222
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,275
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,992 3,950 6,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 49.49% 51.32% 56.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,518 3,087 5,540
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 5 June 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 5 June 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
Hertfordshire +2 299 £50,000 +11.11% 37
Essex 0 180 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Cambridgeshire -4 162 £45,000 - 27
Bedfordshire -1 65 £47,750 +0.53% 3
Suffolk 0 43 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Norfolk -15 12 £40,000 +14.29% 6
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 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.

1 301 (39.55%) SQL Server
2 269 (35.35%) C#
3 263 (34.56%) .NET
4 255 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
5 234 (30.75%) Microsoft
6 219 (28.78%) Azure
7 145 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 144 (18.92%) Degree
9 122 (16.03%) Java
10 117 (15.37%) HTML
11 115 (15.11%) AWS
12 110 (14.45%) Windows
13 109 (14.32%) Analytics
14 105 (13.80%) ASP.NET
15 101 (13.27%) CSS
16 96 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
17 94 (12.35%) Computer Science
18 93 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
19 92 (12.09%) Python
19 92 (12.09%) Git (software)
20 90 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 89 (11.70%) T-SQL
22 88 (11.56%) Oracle
23 84 (11.04%) Scrum
24 83 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
25 82 (10.78%) Linux
26 81 (10.64%) ETL
26 81 (10.64%) Finance
27 77 (10.12%) Data Warehouse
27 77 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 45 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.42%) Confluence
3 18 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.97%) IIS
5 13 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (1.31%) Apache
7 9 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.05%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.26%) Luigi
11 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Documentum
12 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.13%) SAS
12 1 (0.13%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) CATIA
5 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.58%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (1.45%) NetSuite
3 10 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.79%) ResourceLink
5 5 (0.66%) Magento
5 5 (0.66%) Maximo
5 5 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.53%) Exchequer
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.53%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 4 (0.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 4 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 4 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 219 (28.78%) Azure
2 115 (15.11%) AWS
3 64 (8.41%) Power Platform
4 60 (7.88%) Office 365
5 23 (3.02%) Azure Data Factory
6 21 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (2.23%) SaaS
7 17 (2.23%) Serverless
8 16 (2.10%) Amazon SQS
8 16 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (1.84%) CloudBees
9 14 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (1.84%) GCP
9 14 (1.84%) OpenShift
10 13 (1.71%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.53%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 29 (3.81%) Firewall
3 27 (3.55%) WAN
4 25 (3.29%) DNS
5 20 (2.63%) LAN
6 15 (1.97%) DHCP
7 11 (1.45%) Wireless
8 10 (1.31%) RS-232
8 10 (1.31%) RS-485
9 9 (1.18%) SAN
10 8 (1.05%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (0.79%) SSL
12 5 (0.66%) HTTP
12 5 (0.66%) VPN
13 4 (0.53%) Internet
13 4 (0.53%) PBX
14 3 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (0.39%) VLAN
15 2 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (39.55%) SQL Server
2 90 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (10.12%) Data Warehouse
3 77 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (9.07%) MySQL
5 60 (7.88%) Power BI
6 57 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (6.18%) Relational Database
8 40 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (4.99%) NoSQL
10 36 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (3.68%) Big Data
12 26 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
13 24 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
13 24 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
14 23 (3.02%) Oracle Database
15 20 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
16 19 (2.50%) OLAP
16 19 (2.50%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 92 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.02%) Jenkins
3 47 (6.18%) JIRA
4 35 (4.60%) Visual Studio
5 29 (3.81%) Selenium
6 24 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.97%) PHPUnit
8 14 (1.84%) Bitbucket
8 14 (1.84%) Cypress.io
8 14 (1.84%) Maven
9 11 (1.45%) SoapUI
10 10 (1.31%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (1.18%) Gradle
12 8 (1.05%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.05%) GitLab
12 8 (1.05%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.92%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.92%) Travis CI
13 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 81 (10.64%) Finance
2 41 (5.39%) Retail
3 19 (2.50%) Marketing
4 18 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.10%) Law
5 16 (2.10%) Public Sector
6 12 (1.58%) Advertising
6 12 (1.58%) Banking
7 9 (1.18%) Legal
8 8 (1.05%) Local Government
9 7 (0.92%) Electronics
10 6 (0.79%) Billing
10 6 (0.79%) Games
11 5 (0.66%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.53%) Fire and Rescue
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
13 2 (0.26%) Police
14 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 382 (50.20%) Developer
2 123 (16.16%) SQL Developer
3 121 (15.90%) Analyst
4 114 (14.98%) C# Developer
5 105 (13.80%) .NET Developer
6 88 (11.56%) Software Developer
7 70 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (6.18%) Senior Developer
9 46 (6.04%) DBA
10 44 (5.78%) .NET Software Developer
11 42 (5.52%) Software Engineer
12 41 (5.39%) SQL DBA
13 40 (5.26%) Administrator
14 39 (5.12%) Java Developer
14 39 (5.12%) Support Analyst
15 35 (4.60%) Junior
16 34 (4.47%) Applications Support
17 32 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 29 (3.81%) C# Software Developer
19 27 (3.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (34.56%) .NET
2 117 (15.37%) HTML
3 105 (13.80%) ASP.NET
4 101 (13.27%) CSS
5 60 (7.88%) AngularJS
6 57 (7.49%) .NET Core
7 54 (7.10%) .NET Framework
7 54 (7.10%) Web Services
8 48 (6.31%) XML
9 43 (5.65%) HTML5
10 40 (5.26%) RESTful
11 38 (4.99%) JSON
12 36 (4.73%) Spring
13 35 (4.60%) Entity Framework
14 34 (4.47%) React
15 29 (3.81%) CSS3
16 28 (3.68%) REST
17 25 (3.29%) Spring Boot
18 24 (3.15%) jQuery
18 24 (3.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 96 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.99%) User Experience
3 30 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (2.10%) Data Structures
6 15 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 13 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.71%) EPoS
8 12 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.45%) FMCG
10 8 (1.05%) iPad
11 7 (0.92%) Clustering
12 6 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.79%) Replication
13 5 (0.66%) LIMS
14 4 (0.53%) Video\Live Streaming
15 3 (0.39%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 110 (14.45%) Windows
2 82 (10.78%) Linux
3 55 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 27 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.15%) Android
6 23 (3.02%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.10%) Windows 10
10 14 (1.84%) Unix
11 8 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.79%) CentOS
13 4 (0.53%) Debian
13 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.39%) Solaris
14 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (14.32%) Analytics
3 94 (12.35%) Computer Science
4 93 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
5 84 (11.04%) Scrum
6 83 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 81 (10.64%) ETL
8 68 (8.94%) MVC
9 67 (8.80%) Software Engineering
10 65 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (8.41%) TDD
12 62 (8.15%) DevOps
13 61 (8.02%) ERP
13 61 (8.02%) ITIL
13 61 (8.02%) SDLC
14 57 (7.49%) Test Automation
15 49 (6.44%) Continuous Delivery
15 49 (6.44%) E-Commerce
16 47 (6.18%) Data Analytics
16 47 (6.18%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 269 (35.35%) C#
2 145 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 122 (16.03%) Java
4 92 (12.09%) Python
5 89 (11.70%) T-SQL
6 58 (7.62%) PHP
7 49 (6.44%) C++
8 39 (5.12%) VB
9 36 (4.73%) VBA
10 24 (3.15%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.76%) Java 8
11 21 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.76%) R
12 18 (2.37%) VB.NET
13 15 (1.97%) TypeScript
14 14 (1.84%) Scala
15 12 (1.58%) Go
16 10 (1.31%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.31%) PHP 7
17 9 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 144 (18.92%) Degree
2 68 (8.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.97%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.71%) ISEB
7 9 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.66%) VCP4
8 5 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.53%) MBCS
10 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.39%) HND
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.26%) MCITP
11 2 (0.26%) MCSE
11 2 (0.26%) PhD
12 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.47%) SLA
2 27 (3.55%) QA
3 13 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.05%) GDPR
5 5 (0.66%) GxP
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (9.99%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.12%) Docker
2 39 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.94%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.68%) vSphere
5 14 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.53%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.39%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (4.73%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.84%) SCCM
3 13 (1.71%) Ansible
4 10 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.18%) Puppet
6 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.66%) Kibana
7 5 (0.66%) logstash
8 4 (0.53%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.53%) MOM
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.39%) Terraform
9 3 (0.39%) WSUS
10 2 (0.26%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.13%) Grafana
11 1 (0.13%) Graylog
11 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 234 (30.75%) Microsoft
2 88 (11.56%) Oracle
3 49 (6.44%) IBM
4 47 (6.18%) VMware
5 32 (4.20%) Tableau
6 30 (3.94%) HP
7 26 (3.42%) Veeam
8 22 (2.89%) Talend
9 19 (2.50%) SAP
10 16 (2.10%) Cisco
11 15 (1.97%) Citrix
11 15 (1.97%) WorldPay
12 14 (1.84%) Google
13 13 (1.71%) JD Edwards
14 12 (1.58%) FIS
15 11 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (1.31%) Meraki
17 8 (1.05%) Apple
17 8 (1.05%) NetApp
18 6 (0.79%) Informatica