The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / England
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 17068 19725 22305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.36% 21.06% 22.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.06% 40.03% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14627 17180 19246
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 44846 49276 52330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 56.13% 52.61% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38304 43149 44916
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in England

SQL
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in England.

Salary trend for SQL in England

SQL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in England over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in England

SQL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 6939 £57,500 +4.54% 911
South East 0 2992 £42,500 - 413
North West 0 1660 £40,000 +6.66% 299
Yorkshire 0 1331 £41,250 +10.00% 228
East of England -1 1179 £42,500 - 162
West Midlands 0 1125 £40,000 +6.66% 152
South West -2 1053 £38,500 -3.75% 189
East Midlands -1 654 £40,000 +6.66% 100
North East +1 114 £35,750 +2.14% 25
Midlands +2 7 £60,000 +20.00%
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL.

1 12312 (36.83%) SQL Server
2 10670 (31.92%) C#
3 10657 (31.88%) .NET
4 10316 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8608 (25.75%) JavaScript
6 8393 (25.11%) Microsoft
7 8313 (24.87%) Finance
8 7424 (22.21%) HTML
9 6955 (20.81%) Java
10 6138 (18.36%) CSS
11 5637 (16.86%) ASP.NET
12 5627 (16.83%) Oracle
13 5555 (16.62%) T-SQL
14 5531 (16.55%) MVC
15 5230 (15.65%) Windows
16 5066 (15.15%) Degree
17 5053 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
18 4155 (12.43%) Linux
19 4057 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 4014 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 3589 (10.74%) XML
22 3549 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
23 3387 (10.13%) Scrum
24 3359 (10.05%) jQuery
25 3273 (9.79%) Web Services
26 3257 (9.74%) TDD
27 3169 (9.48%) AngularJS
28 3165 (9.47%) Python
29 3121 (9.34%) Data Warehouse
30 2905 (8.69%) Software Engineering

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1445 (4.32%) IIS
2 1260 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 864 (2.58%) SAS
4 824 (2.46%) Tomcat
5 788 (2.36%) Apache
6 625 (1.87%) CMS
7 597 (1.79%) MS Exchange
8 586 (1.75%) JBoss
9 557 (1.67%) Apache Spark
10 509 (1.52%) WebSphere
11 431 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
12 419 (1.25%) WebLogic
13 351 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 346 (1.04%) Confluence
15 312 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
16 306 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
17 245 (0.73%) Umbraco
18 227 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
19 179 (0.54%) OpenStack
20 147 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2087 (6.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1051 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 299 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 268 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 232 (0.69%) SPSS
6 134 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 85 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
8 64 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 21 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
9 21 (0.063%) Stata
10 16 (0.048%) FileZilla
11 15 (0.045%) EViews
12 12 (0.036%) Chatbot
12 12 (0.036%) SPSS Modeler
13 11 (0.033%) InfoPath
14 9 (0.027%) EngageOne
15 8 (0.024%) InDesign
16 7 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 7 (0.021%) Weka
17 5 (0.015%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 539 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 250 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 240 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 234 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 167 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 166 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 130 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
8 91 (0.27%) Markit EDM
9 86 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
10 77 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
11 75 (0.22%) Maximo
12 72 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
12 72 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
13 71 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
14 67 (0.20%) Magento
14 67 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
15 65 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 59 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
17 56 (0.17%) Actimize
18 55 (0.16%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2555 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1950 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 851 (2.55%) SaaS
4 599 (1.79%) Office 365
5 367 (1.10%) GitHub
6 278 (0.83%) PaaS
7 228 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 221 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 202 (0.60%) IaaS
10 165 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
11 157 (0.47%) Google Analytics
12 80 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 75 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
14 64 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
15 50 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
16 46 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
16 46 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
17 38 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
18 35 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
18 35 (0.10%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 781 (2.34%) Firewall
2 654 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 642 (1.92%) DNS
4 613 (1.83%) Internet
5 524 (1.57%) SAN
6 503 (1.50%) HTTP
7 384 (1.15%) DHCP
8 349 (1.04%) WAN
9 338 (1.01%) LAN
10 235 (0.70%) VPN
11 234 (0.70%) Intranet
12 181 (0.54%) SSL
13 179 (0.54%) FTP
14 174 (0.52%) Network Security
15 166 (0.50%) VLAN
16 146 (0.44%) VoIP
17 113 (0.34%) SMTP
18 112 (0.34%) NAS
19 106 (0.32%) Wireless
20 101 (0.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12312 (36.83%) SQL Server
2 4057 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4014 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3121 (9.34%) Data Warehouse
5 2390 (7.15%) MySQL
6 2285 (6.84%) Relational Database
7 2264 (6.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2091 (6.26%) NoSQL
9 1760 (5.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 1625 (4.86%) Big Data
11 1395 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 1300 (3.89%) Oracle Database
13 1227 (3.67%) MongoDB
14 1033 (3.09%) Power BI
15 985 (2.95%) Hadoop
16 918 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
17 878 (2.63%) RDBMS
18 775 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
19 770 (2.30%) QlikView
20 639 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2394 (7.16%) Git (software)
2 1873 (5.60%) Visual Studio
3 1542 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1491 (4.46%) JIRA
5 1389 (4.16%) Selenium
6 1331 (3.98%) Subversion
7 1211 (3.62%) Jenkins
8 809 (2.42%) Maven
9 797 (2.38%) JUnit
10 630 (1.88%) NUnit
11 606 (1.81%) TeamCity
12 546 (1.63%) Cucumber
13 405 (1.21%) WebDriver
14 388 (1.16%) Eclipse
15 309 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
16 290 (0.87%) SpecFlow
17 288 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 280 (0.84%) Ant
19 272 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
20 257 (0.77%) SoapUI
General
1 8313 (24.87%) Finance
2 2264 (6.77%) Banking
3 1654 (4.95%) Marketing
4 1514 (4.53%) Retail
5 739 (2.21%) Advertising
6 703 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 696 (2.08%) Legal
8 691 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 669 (2.00%) Manufacturing
10 632 (1.89%) Front Office
11 474 (1.42%) Financial Institution
12 445 (1.33%) Games
13 388 (1.16%) Back Office
14 337 (1.01%) Electronics
15 332 (0.99%) Law
16 280 (0.84%) Publishing
17 151 (0.45%) Automotive
18 143 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 133 (0.40%) Retail Banking
20 130 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15802 (47.27%) Developer
2 6065 (18.14%) Analyst
3 4675 (13.99%) .NET Developer
4 4467 (13.36%) C# Developer
5 3546 (10.61%) SQL Developer
6 2843 (8.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 2816 (8.42%) Senior Developer
8 2493 (7.46%) Java Developer
9 2011 (6.02%) Software Developer
10 1590 (4.76%) Applications Support
11 1585 (4.74%) Support Analyst
12 1575 (4.71%) DBA
13 1532 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1333 (3.99%) SQL Analyst
15 1276 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1242 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 1190 (3.56%) Software Engineer
18 1177 (3.52%) Consultant
19 1169 (3.50%) Junior
20 1143 (3.42%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10657 (31.88%) .NET
2 7424 (22.21%) HTML
3 6138 (18.36%) CSS
4 5637 (16.86%) ASP.NET
5 3589 (10.74%) XML
6 3359 (10.05%) jQuery
7 3273 (9.79%) Web Services
8 3169 (9.48%) AngularJS
9 2810 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2473 (7.40%) .NET Framework
11 2066 (6.18%) HTML5
12 1775 (5.31%) WCF
13 1757 (5.26%) Spring
14 1658 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1558 (4.66%) REST
16 1370 (4.10%) Entity Framework
17 1287 (3.85%) WPF
18 1262 (3.78%) SOAP
19 1123 (3.36%) Hibernate
20 1088 (3.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3549 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2831 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 1282 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
4 837 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 729 (2.18%) Fintech
6 726 (2.17%) User Experience
7 687 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 654 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 627 (1.88%) Clustering
10 593 (1.77%) Algorithms
11 553 (1.65%) Replication
12 532 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 448 (1.34%) Hedge funds
14 445 (1.33%) Fixed Income
15 431 (1.29%) iPad
16 384 (1.15%) Data Centre
17 378 (1.13%) Client/Server
18 336 (1.01%) Equities
19 328 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 313 (0.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5230 (15.65%) Windows
2 4155 (12.43%) Linux
3 2343 (7.01%) Unix
4 1957 (5.85%) Windows Server
5 856 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 847 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 702 (2.10%) Android
8 510 (1.53%) Apple iOS
9 363 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 274 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 269 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 224 (0.67%) Windows 10
13 187 (0.56%) Solaris
14 176 (0.53%) CentOS
15 136 (0.41%) Windows 8
16 96 (0.29%) AIX
16 96 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 85 (0.25%) Windows XP
18 67 (0.20%) Mac OS X
19 64 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 10316 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5531 (16.55%) MVC
3 5053 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
4 3387 (10.13%) Scrum
5 3257 (9.74%) TDD
6 2905 (8.69%) Software Engineering
7 2797 (8.37%) Analytics
8 2791 (8.35%) OO
9 2753 (8.24%) ETL
10 2733 (8.18%) Test Automation
11 2452 (7.34%) SDLC
12 2405 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
13 2331 (6.97%) Web Development
14 1771 (5.30%) ITIL
15 1707 (5.11%) DevOps
15 1707 (5.11%) Unit Testing
16 1572 (4.70%) Data Modelling
17 1558 (4.66%) Mentoring
18 1495 (4.47%) E-Commerce
19 1489 (4.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10670 (31.92%) C#
2 8608 (25.75%) JavaScript
3 6955 (20.81%) Java
4 5555 (16.62%) T-SQL
5 3165 (9.47%) Python
6 2031 (6.08%) PL/SQL
7 1770 (5.29%) C++
8 1610 (4.82%) PHP
9 1291 (3.86%) PowerShell
10 1274 (3.81%) VB.NET
11 923 (2.76%) VBA
12 889 (2.66%) R
13 877 (2.62%) C
14 824 (2.46%) Shell Script
15 820 (2.45%) VB
16 799 (2.39%) Ruby
17 783 (2.34%) Perl
18 648 (1.94%) Bash Shell
19 569 (1.70%) Scala
20 393 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5066 (15.15%) Degree
2 1313 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 708 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 607 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 580 (1.74%) ISEB
6 511 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 325 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 294 (0.88%) PhD
9 286 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
10 275 (0.82%) MCSE
11 190 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 178 (0.53%) Master's Degree
13 165 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 164 (0.49%) MCSA
15 156 (0.47%) CCNA
16 139 (0.42%) PMI Certification
17 137 (0.41%) DV Cleared
18 130 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
18 130 (0.39%) MCP
19 125 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1845 (5.52%) QA
2 642 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 521 (1.56%) SLA
4 162 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 113 (0.34%) MiFID
6 96 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 83 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 77 (0.23%) PMO
9 46 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 37 (0.11%) EMIR
11 30 (0.090%) GDPR
12 24 (0.072%) SEPA
13 23 (0.069%) ISO 14001
14 20 (0.060%) COBIT
15 19 (0.057%) Basel III
16 18 (0.054%) Basel II
16 18 (0.054%) IFRS
16 18 (0.054%) Solvency II
17 17 (0.051%) Disclosure Scotland
17 17 (0.051%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1560 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 854 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 554 (1.66%) Docker
4 514 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 334 (1.00%) vSphere
6 193 (0.58%) XenApp
7 181 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 156 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
9 150 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 148 (0.44%) XenServer
11 132 (0.39%) Xen
12 88 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 85 (0.25%) Terminal Services
14 64 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
15 61 (0.18%) Firmware
16 57 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
17 54 (0.16%) HDFS
18 45 (0.13%) KVM
19 39 (0.12%) NFS
20 33 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 617 (1.85%) Puppet
2 506 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 406 (1.21%) Ansible
4 295 (0.88%) SCCM
5 236 (0.71%) Nagios
6 195 (0.58%) SCOM
7 139 (0.42%) Kubernetes
8 134 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 125 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 122 (0.36%) Control-M
11 113 (0.34%) Backup Exec
12 112 (0.34%) Data Guard
13 100 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
14 97 (0.29%) Cobbler
15 85 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
16 82 (0.25%) WSUS
17 76 (0.23%) Kibana
18 75 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
19 72 (0.22%) Opsview
20 71 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8393 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 5627 (16.83%) Oracle
3 1457 (4.36%) VMware
4 1311 (3.92%) Tableau
5 871 (2.61%) SAP
6 628 (1.88%) Google
7 627 (1.88%) Citrix
8 599 (1.79%) Cisco
9 580 (1.74%) IBM
10 499 (1.49%) HP
11 445 (1.33%) Sybase
12 424 (1.27%) Red Hat
13 387 (1.16%) Cognos
14 377 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
15 306 (0.92%) NetApp
16 265 (0.79%) Informatica
17 260 (0.78%) Xamarin
18 237 (0.71%) Adobe
19 218 (0.65%) Splunk
20 211 (0.63%) Sitecore
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50 - £70 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago