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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / England
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 16619 20645 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.83% 21.32% 21.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.25% 41.05% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14321 17952 18714
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 43446 50291 50309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.46% 51.93% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37320 43743 43139
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 £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 6637 £55,000 - 894
South East 0 3176 £42,500 - 404
North West 0 1532 £40,000 +6.66% 281
Yorkshire 0 1270 £40,000 +5.26% 217
East of England 0 1186 £43,000 +1.17% 155
South West -3 1031 £39,000 +4.00% 172
West Midlands -2 916 £38,500 -3.75% 173
East Midlands -1 744 £39,000 +5.40% 117
North East +4 110 £35,000 - 35
Midlands -5 3 £32,500 -27.77% 5
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 12145 (35.88%) SQL Server
2 10756 (31.77%) .NET
3 10733 (31.71%) C#
4 10409 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
5 8495 (25.10%) JavaScript
6 8415 (24.86%) Finance
7 8285 (24.47%) Microsoft
8 7491 (22.13%) HTML
9 7209 (21.30%) Java
10 6009 (17.75%) CSS
11 5643 (16.67%) Oracle
12 5605 (16.56%) ASP.NET
13 5524 (16.32%) T-SQL
14 5518 (16.30%) MVC
15 5191 (15.33%) Windows
16 5002 (14.78%) Degree
17 4844 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
18 4489 (13.26%) MS Excel
19 4187 (12.37%) Linux
20 3953 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 3879 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 3806 (11.24%) XML
23 3535 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
24 3455 (10.21%) Web Services
25 3383 (9.99%) Scrum
26 3362 (9.93%) jQuery
27 3309 (9.78%) TDD
28 3065 (9.05%) AngularJS
29 3056 (9.03%) Python
30 3054 (9.02%) Software Engineering

SQL
Top Related 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 1557 (4.60%) IIS
2 1253 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 884 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 850 (2.51%) SAS
5 830 (2.45%) Apache
6 726 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 688 (2.03%) JBoss
8 626 (1.85%) MS Exchange
9 586 (1.73%) CMS
10 567 (1.67%) Apache Spark
11 540 (1.60%) WebLogic
12 455 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
13 338 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
14 307 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
14 307 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 281 (0.83%) Confluence
16 279 (0.82%) Umbraco
17 217 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
18 182 (0.54%) OpenStack
19 177 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4489 (13.26%) MS Excel
2 1061 (3.13%) MS Office
3 298 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 262 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 255 (0.75%) SPSS
6 128 (0.38%) MS Project
7 89 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 62 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 29 (0.086%) InfoPath
10 19 (0.056%) EViews
11 17 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
12 16 (0.047%) Stata
13 15 (0.044%) SPSS Modeler
14 11 (0.032%) Chatbot
14 11 (0.032%) InDesign
15 7 (0.021%) EngageOne
15 7 (0.021%) MicroStation
15 7 (0.021%) Simulink
16 6 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
16 6 (0.018%) Weka
Business Applications
1 483 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 251 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 215 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 158 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 152 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 137 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 132 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
8 96 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
9 88 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 82 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
11 75 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
12 74 (0.22%) Magento
13 72 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
14 57 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
15 54 (0.16%) Markit EDM
16 50 (0.15%) FastStats
16 50 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
17 49 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
18 48 (0.14%) Maximo
18 48 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2276 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1811 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
3 783 (2.31%) SaaS
4 581 (1.72%) Office 365
5 325 (0.96%) GitHub
6 254 (0.75%) PaaS
7 214 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 207 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 188 (0.56%) IaaS
10 180 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 161 (0.48%) Google Analytics
12 89 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 86 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
14 60 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
15 55 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
16 51 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 51 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
17 31 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
18 27 (0.080%) CloudFront
19 25 (0.074%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 888 (2.62%) Firewall
2 669 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 658 (1.94%) DNS
4 639 (1.89%) Internet
5 543 (1.60%) SAN
6 530 (1.57%) HTTP
7 347 (1.03%) LAN
8 346 (1.02%) DHCP
9 345 (1.02%) WAN
10 263 (0.78%) Intranet
11 259 (0.77%) SSL
12 243 (0.72%) VPN
13 193 (0.57%) VoIP
14 172 (0.51%) FTP
15 167 (0.49%) Network Security
16 161 (0.48%) VLAN
17 149 (0.44%) NAS
18 132 (0.39%) LDAP
19 114 (0.34%) iSCSI
20 99 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12145 (35.88%) SQL Server
2 3953 (11.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3879 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3013 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2389 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 2369 (7.00%) MySQL
7 2132 (6.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1996 (5.90%) NoSQL
9 1875 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 1664 (4.92%) Big Data
11 1523 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 1382 (4.08%) Oracle Database
13 1128 (3.33%) MongoDB
14 999 (2.95%) Hadoop
15 971 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
16 901 (2.66%) Power BI
17 894 (2.64%) RDBMS
18 780 (2.30%) QlikView
19 698 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
20 607 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2304 (6.81%) Git (software)
2 1870 (5.52%) Visual Studio
3 1666 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1421 (4.20%) Selenium
5 1375 (4.06%) JIRA
6 1291 (3.81%) Subversion
7 1171 (3.46%) Jenkins
8 893 (2.64%) Maven
9 829 (2.45%) JUnit
10 642 (1.90%) NUnit
11 627 (1.85%) TeamCity
12 554 (1.64%) Cucumber
13 385 (1.14%) Eclipse
14 378 (1.12%) WebDriver
15 347 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 303 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
17 294 (0.87%) Ant
18 291 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
19 274 (0.81%) SoapUI
20 273 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 8415 (24.86%) Finance
2 2494 (7.37%) Banking
3 1524 (4.50%) Marketing
4 1374 (4.06%) Retail
5 812 (2.40%) Advertising
6 705 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 678 (2.00%) Legal
8 661 (1.95%) Front Office
9 587 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 581 (1.72%) Manufacturing
11 464 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 463 (1.37%) Back Office
13 380 (1.12%) Games
14 318 (0.94%) Law
15 257 (0.76%) Publishing
16 248 (0.73%) Electronics
17 159 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
18 152 (0.45%) Automotive
19 117 (0.35%) Billing
20 113 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15874 (46.89%) Developer
2 6203 (18.32%) Analyst
3 4804 (14.19%) .NET Developer
4 4560 (13.47%) C# Developer
5 3575 (10.56%) SQL Developer
6 3016 (8.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 2738 (8.09%) Senior Developer
8 2590 (7.65%) Java Developer
9 1936 (5.72%) Software Developer
10 1659 (4.90%) DBA
11 1630 (4.82%) Support Analyst
12 1605 (4.74%) Applications Support
13 1560 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1354 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
15 1318 (3.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1277 (3.77%) Junior
17 1246 (3.68%) Consultant
18 1238 (3.66%) SQL DBA
19 1221 (3.61%) Software Engineer
20 1196 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10756 (31.77%) .NET
2 7491 (22.13%) HTML
3 6009 (17.75%) CSS
4 5605 (16.56%) ASP.NET
5 3806 (11.24%) XML
6 3455 (10.21%) Web Services
7 3362 (9.93%) jQuery
8 3065 (9.05%) AngularJS
9 2757 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2466 (7.28%) .NET Framework
11 2183 (6.45%) HTML5
12 1957 (5.78%) WCF
13 1839 (5.43%) Spring
14 1616 (4.77%) REST
15 1593 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1319 (3.90%) WPF
17 1315 (3.88%) SOAP
18 1312 (3.88%) Entity Framework
19 1159 (3.42%) Ajax
20 1097 (3.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3535 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2793 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 853 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 725 (2.14%) Fintech
5 703 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 679 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 643 (1.90%) Clustering
8 642 (1.90%) User Experience
9 587 (1.73%) Replication
10 580 (1.71%) Algorithms
11 511 (1.51%) Data Structures
12 468 (1.38%) Hedge funds
13 450 (1.33%) iPad
14 439 (1.30%) Fixed Income
15 433 (1.28%) Data Centre
16 399 (1.18%) Client/Server
17 328 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 322 (0.95%) Derivative
19 318 (0.94%) Equities
20 229 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5191 (15.33%) Windows
2 4187 (12.37%) Linux
3 2428 (7.17%) Unix
4 2002 (5.91%) Windows Server
5 955 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 860 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 632 (1.87%) Android
8 514 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 331 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 306 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 303 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 216 (0.64%) CentOS
13 214 (0.63%) Solaris
14 191 (0.56%) Windows 10
15 142 (0.42%) Windows 8
16 111 (0.33%) Ubuntu
17 87 (0.26%) Windows XP
18 86 (0.25%) Mac OS X
19 74 (0.22%) AIX
20 45 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10409 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5518 (16.30%) MVC
3 4844 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
4 3383 (9.99%) Scrum
5 3309 (9.78%) TDD
6 3054 (9.02%) Software Engineering
7 2790 (8.24%) OO
8 2691 (7.95%) ETL
9 2672 (7.89%) Analytics
10 2369 (7.00%) SDLC
11 2368 (7.00%) Web Development
12 2307 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
13 1778 (5.25%) ITIL
14 1639 (4.84%) DevOps
15 1613 (4.76%) Unit Testing
16 1565 (4.62%) E-Commerce
17 1550 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
18 1543 (4.56%) Mentoring
19 1535 (4.53%) Data Modelling
20 1500 (4.43%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 10733 (31.71%) C#
2 8495 (25.10%) JavaScript
3 7209 (21.30%) Java
4 5524 (16.32%) T-SQL
5 3056 (9.03%) Python
6 1982 (5.86%) PL/SQL
7 1801 (5.32%) C++
8 1569 (4.64%) PHP
9 1376 (4.06%) VB.NET
10 1294 (3.82%) PowerShell
11 920 (2.72%) VBA
12 887 (2.62%) R
13 878 (2.59%) Perl
14 873 (2.58%) VB
15 837 (2.47%) Shell Script
16 833 (2.46%) C
17 754 (2.23%) Ruby
18 674 (1.99%) Bash Shell
19 611 (1.80%) Scala
20 396 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5002 (14.78%) Degree
2 807 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 720 (2.13%) ISEB
4 637 (1.88%) ISTQB
5 585 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 302 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 289 (0.85%) MCSE
8 268 (0.79%) PhD
9 237 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 204 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 199 (0.59%) CCNA
12 153 (0.45%) MCSA
13 152 (0.45%) PMI Certification
14 140 (0.41%) DV Cleared
15 125 (0.37%) MCITP
16 117 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 112 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
18 109 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
19 108 (0.32%) CISSP
20 105 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1976 (5.84%) QA
2 580 (1.71%) SLA
3 529 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 196 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 112 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 109 (0.32%) MiFID
7 82 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 76 (0.22%) PMO
8 76 (0.22%) SDET
9 53 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 38 (0.11%) EMIR
11 32 (0.095%) ISO 14001
12 28 (0.083%) Basel II
12 28 (0.083%) COBIT
13 26 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
13 26 (0.077%) IFRS
13 26 (0.077%) IFRS 9
14 24 (0.071%) Basel III
14 24 (0.071%) HL7
15 18 (0.053%) WAI
System Software
1 1621 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 946 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 555 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 515 (1.52%) Docker
5 343 (1.01%) vSphere
6 196 (0.58%) XenApp
7 178 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 171 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 150 (0.44%) Xen
10 145 (0.43%) XenServer
11 106 (0.31%) XenDesktop
12 98 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
13 94 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
14 90 (0.27%) VMware ESX
15 88 (0.26%) Terminal Services
16 75 (0.22%) Firmware
17 60 (0.18%) NFS
18 54 (0.16%) HDFS
19 51 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
20 40 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 644 (1.90%) Puppet
2 505 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 373 (1.10%) Ansible
4 278 (0.82%) SCCM
5 266 (0.79%) Nagios
6 208 (0.61%) SCOM
7 150 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 124 (0.37%) Control-M
9 123 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
10 118 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 104 (0.31%) Kubernetes
12 103 (0.30%) Data Guard
12 103 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
13 92 (0.27%) Backup Exec
14 87 (0.26%) Cobbler
15 80 (0.24%) Kibana
16 73 (0.22%) NetBackup
17 72 (0.21%) WSUS
18 63 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
19 59 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8285 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 5643 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1517 (4.48%) VMware
4 1243 (3.67%) Tableau
5 758 (2.24%) SAP
6 697 (2.06%) Citrix
7 687 (2.03%) Cisco
8 655 (1.93%) IBM
9 652 (1.93%) Google
10 598 (1.77%) HP
11 475 (1.40%) Red Hat
12 473 (1.40%) Sybase
13 408 (1.21%) Cognos
14 366 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
15 278 (0.82%) Informatica
16 272 (0.80%) NetApp
17 240 (0.71%) Adobe
18 206 (0.61%) EMC
19 205 (0.61%) Talend
20 201 (0.59%) Xamarin
London
Reco Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
euro car parts
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reco Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
euro car parts
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits including car
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday