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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 17784 19307 22632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.23% 20.87% 22.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.89% 39.29% 42.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15054 16872 19565
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 46936 49140 53152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 56.03% 53.12% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39583 43080 45760
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 7243 £57,500 +4.54% 879
South East 0 3205 £42,500 - 407
North West 0 1758 £40,000 +6.66% 278
Yorkshire 0 1308 £42,500 +13.33% 223
West Midlands 0 1211 £40,000 +6.66% 177
East of England -2 1208 £42,500 - 134
South West -1 1116 £39,000 -2.50% 158
East Midlands -1 607 £40,000 - 95
North East -1 106 £37,500 +4.16% 26
Midlands +7 11 £60,000 +14.28% 274
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12670 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 11060 (32.16%) .NET
3 10951 (31.84%) C#
4 10660 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8900 (25.88%) JavaScript
6 8741 (25.42%) Microsoft
7 8600 (25.01%) Finance
8 7685 (22.35%) HTML
9 7154 (20.80%) Java
10 6366 (18.51%) CSS
11 5835 (16.97%) ASP.NET
12 5803 (16.87%) Oracle
13 5734 (16.67%) MVC
14 5723 (16.64%) T-SQL
15 5441 (15.82%) Windows
16 5339 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
17 5198 (15.11%) Degree
18 4258 (12.38%) Linux
19 4166 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 4116 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 3748 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
22 3631 (10.56%) XML
23 3522 (10.24%) Scrum
24 3430 (9.97%) jQuery
25 3400 (9.89%) TDD
26 3390 (9.86%) Web Services
27 3347 (9.73%) Python
28 3341 (9.71%) AngularJS
29 3271 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
30 2969 (8.63%) Analytics

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 1431 (4.16%) IIS
2 1326 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 915 (2.66%) SAS
4 830 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 813 (2.36%) Apache
6 662 (1.92%) CMS
7 642 (1.87%) MS Exchange
8 603 (1.75%) JBoss
9 592 (1.72%) Apache Spark
10 484 (1.41%) WebSphere
11 462 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
12 411 (1.20%) WebLogic
13 389 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 388 (1.13%) Confluence
15 311 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
16 280 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
17 253 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
18 238 (0.69%) Umbraco
19 184 (0.54%) OpenStack
20 183 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2184 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1168 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 327 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 263 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 245 (0.71%) SPSS
6 153 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 82 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
8 65 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 26 (0.076%) FileZilla
9 26 (0.076%) Stata
10 21 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (0.044%) SPSS Modeler
12 13 (0.038%) EViews
13 12 (0.035%) Chatbot
14 10 (0.029%) InfoPath
15 8 (0.023%) EngageOne
16 7 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 6 (0.017%) Weka
18 4 (0.012%) Gephi
18 4 (0.012%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 565 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 371 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 255 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 236 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 206 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 160 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 117 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 93 (0.27%) Markit EDM
9 87 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
10 74 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
11 72 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
12 68 (0.20%) Actimize
13 66 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
14 65 (0.19%) Maximo
14 65 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
15 64 (0.19%) Magento
16 59 (0.17%) Eloqua
16 59 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
17 54 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
18 53 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2765 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2159 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
3 886 (2.58%) SaaS
4 623 (1.81%) Office 365
5 407 (1.18%) GitHub
6 288 (0.84%) PaaS
7 242 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 236 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 212 (0.62%) IaaS
10 172 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 169 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
12 87 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 79 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
14 74 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
15 72 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
16 61 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
17 55 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
18 54 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
19 52 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
20 48 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 800 (2.33%) Firewall
2 730 (2.12%) DNS
3 677 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 635 (1.85%) Internet
5 537 (1.56%) HTTP
6 532 (1.55%) SAN
7 439 (1.28%) DHCP
8 364 (1.06%) WAN
9 348 (1.01%) LAN
10 263 (0.76%) VPN
11 234 (0.68%) Intranet
12 195 (0.57%) FTP
13 178 (0.52%) SSL
14 174 (0.51%) VLAN
15 163 (0.47%) Network Security
16 148 (0.43%) VoIP
17 128 (0.37%) SMTP
18 118 (0.34%) Wireless
19 109 (0.32%) NAS
20 105 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12670 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4166 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4116 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3271 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2366 (6.88%) MySQL
6 2343 (6.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2330 (6.78%) Relational Database
8 2202 (6.40%) NoSQL
9 1771 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 1657 (4.82%) Big Data
11 1442 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 1324 (3.85%) MongoDB
13 1315 (3.82%) Oracle Database
14 1101 (3.20%) Power BI
15 1029 (2.99%) Hadoop
16 973 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
17 898 (2.61%) RDBMS
18 834 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
19 788 (2.29%) QlikView
20 669 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2497 (7.26%) Git (software)
2 1943 (5.65%) Visual Studio
3 1576 (4.58%) JIRA
4 1561 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1402 (4.08%) Selenium
6 1368 (3.98%) Subversion
7 1311 (3.81%) Jenkins
8 854 (2.48%) Maven
9 818 (2.38%) JUnit
10 664 (1.93%) TeamCity
11 662 (1.92%) NUnit
12 562 (1.63%) Cucumber
13 405 (1.18%) Eclipse
13 405 (1.18%) WebDriver
14 306 (0.89%) SpecFlow
15 304 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 297 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
17 294 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
18 278 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 270 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 8600 (25.01%) Finance
2 2352 (6.84%) Banking
3 1884 (5.48%) Marketing
4 1712 (4.98%) Retail
5 820 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 813 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 783 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 757 (2.20%) Advertising
9 701 (2.04%) Legal
10 625 (1.82%) Front Office
11 504 (1.47%) Games
12 469 (1.36%) Financial Institution
13 461 (1.34%) Electronics
14 423 (1.23%) Back Office
15 354 (1.03%) Law
16 298 (0.87%) Publishing
17 257 (0.75%) Retail Banking
18 151 (0.44%) Automotive
19 147 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
20 122 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16289 (47.36%) Developer
2 6200 (18.03%) Analyst
3 4794 (13.94%) .NET Developer
4 4547 (13.22%) C# Developer
5 3660 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 2896 (8.42%) Senior Developer
7 2889 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 2549 (7.41%) Java Developer
9 2095 (6.09%) Software Developer
10 1670 (4.86%) Applications Support
11 1611 (4.68%) Support Analyst
12 1574 (4.58%) DBA
13 1554 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1364 (3.97%) SQL Analyst
15 1354 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 1303 (3.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 1239 (3.60%) Consultant
18 1204 (3.50%) Software Engineer
19 1192 (3.47%) Junior
20 1137 (3.31%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11060 (32.16%) .NET
2 7685 (22.35%) HTML
3 6366 (18.51%) CSS
4 5835 (16.97%) ASP.NET
5 3631 (10.56%) XML
6 3430 (9.97%) jQuery
7 3390 (9.86%) Web Services
8 3341 (9.71%) AngularJS
9 2915 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2592 (7.54%) .NET Framework
11 2144 (6.23%) HTML5
12 1837 (5.34%) Spring
13 1769 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1724 (5.01%) WCF
15 1641 (4.77%) REST
16 1422 (4.13%) Entity Framework
17 1298 (3.77%) SOAP
18 1245 (3.62%) WPF
19 1223 (3.56%) Hibernate
20 1133 (3.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3748 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2853 (8.30%) Computer Science
3 1298 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 864 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 795 (2.31%) User Experience
6 783 (2.28%) Fintech
7 710 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 680 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 628 (1.83%) Clustering
10 614 (1.79%) Algorithms
11 551 (1.60%) Replication
12 534 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 454 (1.32%) Fixed Income
14 437 (1.27%) Hedge funds
15 397 (1.15%) iPad
16 390 (1.13%) Client/Server
17 373 (1.08%) Equities
18 362 (1.05%) Data Centre
19 357 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 324 (0.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5441 (15.82%) Windows
2 4258 (12.38%) Linux
3 2444 (7.11%) Unix
4 2040 (5.93%) Windows Server
5 903 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 867 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 728 (2.12%) Android
8 521 (1.51%) Apple iOS
9 423 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 291 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 276 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 248 (0.72%) Windows 10
13 188 (0.55%) Solaris
14 164 (0.48%) CentOS
15 161 (0.47%) Windows 8
16 107 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 97 (0.28%) AIX
18 79 (0.23%) Windows XP
19 71 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
20 59 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10660 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5734 (16.67%) MVC
3 5339 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
4 3522 (10.24%) Scrum
5 3400 (9.89%) TDD
6 2969 (8.63%) Analytics
7 2961 (8.61%) Software Engineering
8 2888 (8.40%) ETL
9 2810 (8.17%) Test Automation
10 2788 (8.11%) OO
11 2606 (7.58%) SDLC
12 2472 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
13 2420 (7.04%) Web Development
14 1877 (5.46%) ITIL
15 1783 (5.18%) DevOps
16 1755 (5.10%) Unit Testing
17 1677 (4.88%) Mentoring
18 1663 (4.84%) Data Modelling
19 1558 (4.53%) E-Commerce
20 1543 (4.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10951 (31.84%) C#
2 8900 (25.88%) JavaScript
3 7154 (20.80%) Java
4 5723 (16.64%) T-SQL
5 3347 (9.73%) Python
6 2150 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1787 (5.20%) C++
8 1649 (4.79%) PHP
9 1373 (3.99%) PowerShell
10 1298 (3.77%) VB.NET
11 978 (2.84%) R
12 962 (2.80%) VBA
13 937 (2.72%) C
14 933 (2.71%) Shell Script
15 867 (2.52%) Ruby
16 859 (2.50%) VB
17 771 (2.24%) Perl
18 673 (1.96%) Bash Shell
19 583 (1.70%) Scala
20 401 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5198 (15.11%) Degree
2 1312 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 737 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 638 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 567 (1.65%) ISEB
6 482 (1.40%) ISTQB
7 352 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 313 (0.91%) MCSE
9 306 (0.89%) PhD
10 266 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
11 204 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
12 191 (0.56%) Master's Degree
13 175 (0.51%) CCNA
13 175 (0.51%) MCSA
14 166 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 146 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
16 143 (0.42%) PMI Certification
17 137 (0.40%) DV Cleared
18 136 (0.40%) MCP
19 133 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1825 (5.31%) QA
2 707 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 550 (1.60%) SLA
4 157 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 118 (0.34%) MiFID
6 115 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 96 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 84 (0.24%) PMO
9 47 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 41 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 38 (0.11%) EMIR
12 36 (0.10%) GDPR
13 29 (0.084%) SEPA
14 26 (0.076%) Basel III
14 26 (0.076%) Solvency II
15 22 (0.064%) Actionable Recommendations
16 19 (0.055%) ISO 20022
17 18 (0.052%) COBIT
17 18 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
17 18 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1641 (4.77%) Active Directory
2 890 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 594 (1.73%) Docker
4 523 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 350 (1.02%) vSphere
6 209 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 205 (0.60%) XenApp
8 151 (0.44%) XenServer
9 140 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 132 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
11 127 (0.37%) Xen
12 87 (0.25%) Terminal Services
13 84 (0.24%) XenDesktop
14 70 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
15 63 (0.18%) HDFS
16 59 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
17 50 (0.15%) KVM
18 48 (0.14%) Firmware
19 39 (0.11%) Apache Flume
20 33 (0.096%) NFS
Systems Management
1 657 (1.91%) Puppet
2 562 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 451 (1.31%) Ansible
4 304 (0.88%) SCCM
5 211 (0.61%) Nagios
6 181 (0.53%) SCOM
7 131 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 130 (0.38%) Tivoli
9 127 (0.37%) Kubernetes
10 126 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
11 123 (0.36%) Control-M
12 104 (0.30%) Data Guard
13 101 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
14 100 (0.29%) Cobbler
15 96 (0.28%) WSUS
16 83 (0.24%) Kibana
16 83 (0.24%) Terraform
17 82 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
17 82 (0.24%) Opsview
18 78 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 8741 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 5803 (16.87%) Oracle
3 1521 (4.42%) VMware
4 1382 (4.02%) Tableau
5 1019 (2.96%) SAP
6 653 (1.90%) Google
7 625 (1.82%) Citrix
8 601 (1.75%) Cisco
9 585 (1.70%) IBM
10 505 (1.47%) HP
11 445 (1.29%) Sybase
12 418 (1.22%) Cognos
13 407 (1.18%) Red Hat
14 355 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
15 293 (0.85%) Informatica
15 293 (0.85%) NetApp
16 271 (0.79%) Xamarin
17 257 (0.75%) Splunk
18 248 (0.72%) Sitecore
19 241 (0.70%) Adobe
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £41,000 per annum plus impressive benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Egham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £competitive+flexi time+pension +great bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tarporley, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (Including bonuses)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £40k-£45k
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits & bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonuses + career progre
Posted: 3 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 4 hours ago