Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,207 2,134 2,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.51% 20.05% 19.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.33% 37.26% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1,860 1,932
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,416 5,728 6,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 49.56% 53.80% 58.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,465 4,685 5,761
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 0 481 £47,500 +5.56% 81
Cambridgeshire +1 327 £47,500 +6.98% 101
Bedfordshire -1 145 £45,000 - 21
Essex -5 144 £42,500 - 44
Suffolk -2 66 £33,500 -25.56% 31
Norfolk -6 44 £38,132 +1.68% 25
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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.

1 452 (37.45%) SQL Server
2 439 (36.37%) C#
3 414 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
4 381 (31.57%) .NET
4 381 (31.57%) Microsoft
5 293 (24.28%) Azure
6 285 (23.61%) JavaScript
7 196 (16.24%) Degree
8 195 (16.16%) HTML
9 186 (15.41%) ASP.NET
9 186 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
10 183 (15.16%) Oracle
11 173 (14.33%) Java
12 166 (13.75%) T-SQL
13 163 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
14 161 (13.34%) ETL
15 157 (13.01%) CSS
16 154 (12.76%) Linux
16 154 (12.76%) Finance
17 153 (12.68%) MVC
18 151 (12.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 150 (12.43%) JIRA
20 149 (12.34%) AWS
20 149 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
21 142 (11.76%) Windows
21 142 (11.76%) DevOps
22 133 (11.02%) Software Engineering
23 130 (10.77%) Test Automation
24 129 (10.69%) Web Development
25 128 (10.60%) Python

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 83 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.65%) IIS
3 21 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 18 (1.49%) CMS
5 17 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.24%) Apache
6 15 (1.24%) OpenStack
7 14 (1.16%) nginx
8 12 (0.99%) Confluence
9 10 (0.83%) JBoss
10 9 (0.75%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.66%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.66%) WordPress
12 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.25%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 64 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.75%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.083%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 38 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (2.82%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.75%) Maximo
4 6 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.33%) FastStats
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.33%) Postilion
6 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.25%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.17%) Magento
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.083%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.083%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 293 (24.28%) Azure
2 149 (12.34%) AWS
3 127 (10.52%) Power Platform
4 59 (4.89%) Office 365
5 37 (3.07%) SaaS
6 31 (2.57%) GCP
7 26 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
8 23 (1.91%) Azure Data Factory
9 20 (1.66%) Serverless
10 15 (1.24%) PaaS
11 14 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
11 14 (1.16%) IaaS
11 14 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
12 10 (0.83%) GitHub
13 8 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.50%) Google Analytics
16 4 (0.33%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.33%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.33%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.56%) Firewall
2 26 (2.15%) SSL
3 24 (1.99%) DNS
3 24 (1.99%) Internet
4 21 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.24%) DHCP
5 15 (1.24%) HTTP
6 12 (0.99%) VRRP
7 11 (0.91%) WAN
8 10 (0.83%) LAN
9 7 (0.58%) VoIP
9 7 (0.58%) VPN
10 6 (0.50%) VLAN
11 5 (0.41%) Wireless
12 4 (0.33%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.33%) OSPF
12 4 (0.33%) SAN
13 3 (0.25%) FTP
13 3 (0.25%) PPP
13 3 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (37.45%) SQL Server
2 151 (12.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 126 (10.44%) Power BI
4 110 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 99 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
6 92 (7.62%) Relational Database
7 84 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (4.56%) MySQL
9 52 (4.31%) NoSQL
10 46 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 39 (3.23%) RDBMS
12 38 (3.15%) Data Lake
13 37 (3.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 34 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
15 30 (2.49%) Big Data
15 30 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
16 29 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
17 28 (2.32%) MongoDB
18 27 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
19 25 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 150 (12.43%) JIRA
2 112 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 103 (8.53%) Visual Studio
4 84 (6.96%) Selenium
5 76 (6.30%) Jenkins
6 40 (3.31%) Cucumber
6 40 (3.31%) Gradle
7 32 (2.65%) Maven
8 26 (2.15%) WebDriver
9 24 (1.99%) SoapUI
10 23 (1.91%) Zephyr
11 21 (1.74%) JMeter
11 21 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (1.49%) JBehave
13 16 (1.33%) JUnit
14 15 (1.24%) Ant
14 15 (1.24%) Eclipse
15 14 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 14 (1.16%) TestNG
16 12 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 154 (12.76%) Finance
2 108 (8.95%) Retail
3 54 (4.47%) Marketing
4 42 (3.48%) Public Sector
5 34 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.41%) Electronics
8 12 (0.99%) Games
9 10 (0.83%) Legal
10 6 (0.50%) Billing
10 6 (0.50%) Law
11 5 (0.41%) Banking
12 4 (0.33%) Automotive
12 4 (0.33%) Local Government
12 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.25%) Back Office
13 3 (0.25%) Fire and Rescue
13 3 (0.25%) Military
14 2 (0.17%) Housing Association
14 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 576 (47.72%) Developer
2 241 (19.97%) Analyst
3 197 (16.32%) C# Developer
4 149 (12.34%) SQL Developer
5 132 (10.94%) .NET Developer
6 116 (9.61%) Software Developer
7 93 (7.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 80 (6.63%) Software Engineer
9 66 (5.47%) DBA
10 65 (5.39%) Senior Developer
11 63 (5.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 59 (4.89%) Java Developer
12 59 (4.89%) Web Developer
13 53 (4.39%) Administrator
14 52 (4.31%) C# Software Developer
15 50 (4.14%) .NET Software Developer
15 50 (4.14%) Applications Support
15 50 (4.14%) Data Analyst
16 48 (3.98%) Support Analyst
16 48 (3.98%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (31.57%) .NET
2 195 (16.16%) HTML
3 186 (15.41%) ASP.NET
4 157 (13.01%) CSS
5 109 (9.03%) AngularJS
6 87 (7.21%) Web Services
7 79 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (5.80%) HTML5
9 65 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 63 (5.22%) React
11 57 (4.72%) .NET Framework
12 54 (4.47%) RESTful
13 53 (4.39%) jQuery
14 52 (4.31%) XML
15 51 (4.23%) Spring
16 44 (3.65%) Node.js
17 41 (3.40%) .NET Core
18 36 (2.98%) WPF
19 35 (2.90%) JSON
19 35 (2.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 149 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 53 (4.39%) User Experience
4 50 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
6 33 (2.73%) Replication
7 32 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.91%) Life Science
9 21 (1.74%) Renewable Energy
10 18 (1.49%) Clustering
11 17 (1.41%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.83%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.83%) PKI
14 8 (0.66%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.58%) Animation
15 7 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (0.58%) EMC VNX
15 7 (0.58%) Photography
16 6 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 154 (12.76%) Linux
2 142 (11.76%) Windows
3 44 (3.65%) Windows Server
4 36 (2.98%) Unix
5 30 (2.49%) Android
6 19 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.16%) CentOS
8 13 (1.08%) Solaris
9 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.25%) Debian
12 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.17%) MVS
13 2 (0.17%) SUSE
14 1 (0.083%) AIX
14 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.083%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
3 163 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
4 161 (13.34%) ETL
5 153 (12.68%) MVC
6 142 (11.76%) DevOps
7 133 (11.02%) Software Engineering
8 130 (10.77%) Test Automation
9 129 (10.69%) Web Development
10 121 (10.02%) Scrum
11 116 (9.61%) Analytics
12 115 (9.53%) E-Commerce
13 107 (8.86%) Computer Science
14 102 (8.45%) TDD
15 99 (8.20%) Data Modelling
16 98 (8.12%) Migration
17 97 (8.04%) SDLC
18 95 (7.87%) CRM
19 94 (7.79%) BDD
20 85 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 439 (36.37%) C#
2 285 (23.61%) JavaScript
3 173 (14.33%) Java
4 166 (13.75%) T-SQL
5 128 (10.60%) Python
6 68 (5.63%) PowerShell
7 47 (3.89%) C++
8 45 (3.73%) PHP
9 39 (3.23%) VBA
10 38 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 30 (2.49%) C
11 30 (2.49%) VB
12 28 (2.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 24 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 23 (1.91%) R
14 23 (1.91%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.49%) VBScript
17 12 (0.99%) Groovy
18 11 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 196 (16.24%) Degree
2 70 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (4.64%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 31 (2.57%) ISTQB
6 25 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 22 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (1.24%) CCNA
9 15 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.16%) ISEB
11 12 (0.99%) VCP4
12 11 (0.91%) MBCS
13 9 (0.75%) HND
14 8 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.66%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.58%) MCSA
16 6 (0.50%) CCNP
16 6 (0.50%) MCSE
17 5 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.88%) QA
2 38 (3.15%) SLA
3 21 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.33%) GDPR
5 12 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.083%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.083%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 56 (4.64%) Docker
3 44 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.25%) vSphere
6 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.17%) Firmware
6 2 (0.17%) HDFS
6 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.083%) XenApp
7 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (4.06%) Kubernetes
2 31 (2.57%) Ansible
3 14 (1.16%) SCOM
4 13 (1.08%) Foglight
4 13 (1.08%) LiteSpeed
5 12 (0.99%) HAProxy
5 12 (0.99%) Kibana
5 12 (0.99%) logstash
5 12 (0.99%) Prometheus
6 11 (0.91%) Nagios
7 10 (0.83%) Puppet
7 10 (0.83%) Terraform
7 10 (0.83%) yum
8 8 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.66%) Rsyslog
8 8 (0.66%) SCCM
9 6 (0.50%) WSUS
10 5 (0.41%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 381 (31.57%) Microsoft
2 183 (15.16%) Oracle
3 80 (6.63%) VMware
4 66 (5.47%) IBM
5 52 (4.31%) Tableau
6 34 (2.82%) WorldPay
7 30 (2.49%) SAP
8 27 (2.24%) Xamarin
9 23 (1.91%) Talend
10 21 (1.74%) Google
11 19 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.49%) Logi
12 18 (1.49%) Logi Analytics
13 17 (1.41%) Cisco
14 16 (1.33%) Veeam
15 14 (1.16%) Citrix
15 14 (1.16%) RedGate
16 11 (0.91%) Splunk
16 11 (0.91%) Sybase
17 9 (0.75%) MuleSoft