SQL Jobs in England

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England requiring SQL skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SQL over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 10,449 13,215 25,450
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 10.93% 16.10% 17.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.71% 38.20% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,059 8,655 14,136
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.78% +7.27% +4.76%

All Programming Languages
England

SQL falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 29,257 34,595 76,765
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 30.61% 42.15% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23,047 23,522 38,712
10th Percentile £35,000 £39,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £100,502
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in England

SQL
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in England.

Salary trend for SQL in England

SQL
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in England over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

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 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
London -2 3,827 £72,500 +3.57% 705
North of England -5 2,105 £50,000 -4.76% 302
South East -5 1,696 £50,000 -9.09% 231
Midlands -3 1,465 £47,500 -5.00% 176
North West -4 1,183 £52,000 -0.95% 176
West Midlands -4 859 £50,000 - 93
South West -10 768 £50,000 - 123
Yorkshire -6 653 £45,249 -13.81% 96
East Midlands -2 594 £43,000 -14.00% 83
East of England -7 513 £47,500 -11.63% 81
North East +3 271 £50,000 -7.82% 35
SQL
UK

SQL
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 342 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 261 (2.50%) Microsoft Exchange
3 203 (1.94%) IIS
4 202 (1.93%) Apache
5 173 (1.66%) Apache Spark
6 171 (1.64%) Apache Airflow
7 152 (1.45%) SAS
8 131 (1.25%) CMS
9 113 (1.08%) Confluence
10 33 (0.32%) Umbraco
11 26 (0.25%) Drupal
12 25 (0.24%) WordPress
13 22 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
14 21 (0.20%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.15%) nginx
15 16 (0.15%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
16 12 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.11%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.11%) Jupyter
Applications
1 692 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 363 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 28 (0.27%) SPSS
7 26 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 22 (0.21%) Simulink
9 18 (0.17%) Trello
10 9 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.067%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.057%) Oracle Smart View
13 5 (0.048%) Adobe XD
14 2 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.019%) FileZilla
14 2 (0.019%) InDesign
14 2 (0.019%) LaTeX
15 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.010%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 140 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.37%) Siebel CRM
3 38 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
4 34 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 32 (0.31%) Aladdin
6 26 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 25 (0.24%) NetSuite
8 24 (0.23%) Elite 3E
9 23 (0.22%) Shopify
10 22 (0.21%) thinkFolio
11 20 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
12 19 (0.18%) NEC Housing
12 19 (0.18%) Sage 200
13 18 (0.17%) Fidessa
14 16 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
14 16 (0.15%) Salesforce CRM
14 16 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
15 14 (0.13%) Magento
15 14 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
15 14 (0.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3,745 (35.84%) Azure
2 1,994 (19.08%) Power Platform
3 1,739 (16.64%) AWS
4 703 (6.73%) Azure DevOps
5 601 (5.75%) Microsoft 365
6 572 (5.47%) GCP
7 438 (4.19%) Serverless
8 373 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
9 363 (3.47%) SaaS
10 307 (2.94%) Snowflake
11 270 (2.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 239 (2.29%) IBM Cloud
13 215 (2.06%) PowerApps
14 212 (2.03%) Azure Functions
15 210 (2.01%) Azure Service Bus
16 206 (1.97%) GitHub
17 204 (1.95%) Azure Logic Apps
18 197 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
19 189 (1.81%) Entra ID
20 183 (1.75%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 294 (2.81%) Firewall
2 187 (1.79%) DNS
3 135 (1.29%) WAN
4 110 (1.05%) Internet
5 108 (1.03%) DHCP
5 108 (1.03%) LAN
6 105 (1.00%) VPN
7 103 (0.99%) TCP/IP
8 93 (0.89%) SAN
9 70 (0.67%) Broadband
9 70 (0.67%) HTTP
10 66 (0.63%) Network Security
11 56 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
12 55 (0.53%) VLAN
13 50 (0.48%) SSL
14 33 (0.32%) Wireless
15 29 (0.28%) FTP
16 27 (0.26%) SD-WAN
17 25 (0.24%) VoIP
18 24 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,408 (23.05%) SQL Server
2 1,871 (17.91%) Power BI
3 975 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
4 817 (7.82%) NoSQL
5 766 (7.33%) Tableau
6 757 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
7 665 (6.36%) Relational Database
8 624 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 574 (5.49%) MongoDB
10 552 (5.28%) Azure SQL Database
11 474 (4.54%) Data Lake
12 464 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 458 (4.38%) MySQL
14 300 (2.87%) DB2
15 263 (2.52%) Big Data
16 232 (2.22%) Oracle Database
17 217 (2.08%) BigQuery
18 171 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 146 (1.40%) Data Mining
20 136 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 944 (9.03%) Git
2 392 (3.75%) JIRA
3 345 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 201 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 171 (1.64%) GitLab
6 105 (1.00%) Selenium
7 98 (0.94%) TeamCity
8 94 (0.90%) NUnit
9 85 (0.81%) Postman
10 76 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 71 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 60 (0.57%) Moq
13 54 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
14 53 (0.51%) SpecFlow
15 49 (0.47%) JUnit
16 45 (0.43%) Cucumber
16 45 (0.43%) Cypress.io
17 43 (0.41%) Eclipse
18 39 (0.37%) SoapUI
19 35 (0.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2,801 (26.81%) Social Skills
2 2,322 (22.22%) Finance
3 1,541 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
4 698 (6.68%) Retail
5 591 (5.66%) Public Sector
6 524 (5.01%) Banking
7 460 (4.40%) Marketing
8 424 (4.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 413 (3.95%) Law
10 380 (3.64%) Manufacturing
11 358 (3.43%) Legal
12 353 (3.38%) Front Office
13 264 (2.53%) Presentation Skills
14 184 (1.76%) Back Office
15 178 (1.70%) Games
16 164 (1.57%) Organisational Skills
17 111 (1.06%) Telecoms
18 103 (0.99%) Advertising
19 101 (0.97%) Aerospace
20 100 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,194 (30.57%) Developer
2 2,020 (19.33%) Senior
3 1,991 (19.05%) Analyst
4 843 (8.07%) Lead
5 781 (7.47%) Data Engineer
6 724 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 669 (6.40%) Senior Developer
8 637 (6.10%) Data Analyst
9 617 (5.90%) Software Engineer
10 493 (4.72%) Software Developer
11 486 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
12 471 (4.51%) Senior Analyst
13 444 (4.25%) C# Developer
14 393 (3.76%) Applications Support
15 343 (3.28%) Consultant
16 308 (2.95%) Architect
16 308 (2.95%) DBA
17 307 (2.94%) Support Engineer
18 304 (2.91%) Support Analyst
19 283 (2.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,501 (23.94%) .NET
2 1,390 (13.30%) HTML
3 1,203 (11.51%) CSS
4 1,064 (10.18%) ASP.NET
5 944 (9.03%) React
6 890 (8.52%) AngularJS
7 787 (7.53%) REST
8 670 (6.41%) .NET Core
9 651 (6.23%) Web Services
10 537 (5.14%) jQuery
11 525 (5.02%) .NET Framework
12 482 (4.61%) Vue
13 428 (4.10%) XML
14 422 (4.04%) Entity Framework
15 406 (3.89%) Node.js
16 377 (3.61%) JSON
17 362 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 359 (3.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 346 (3.31%) RESTful
20 339 (3.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 501 (4.79%) Data Structures
2 455 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 342 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 329 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
5 299 (2.86%) Hedge funds
6 292 (2.79%) Product Ownership
7 266 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 249 (2.38%) Blockchain
9 231 (2.21%) Onboarding
10 230 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
11 221 (2.12%) Fixed Income
12 204 (1.95%) Equities
13 203 (1.94%) Derivative
14 199 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 154 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
16 135 (1.29%) Public Cloud
17 134 (1.28%) Mobile App
18 122 (1.17%) Client/Server
19 120 (1.15%) e-Learning
20 106 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,260 (12.06%) Windows
2 1,007 (9.64%) Linux
3 380 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 315 (3.01%) Android
5 273 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 213 (2.04%) Unix
7 156 (1.49%) Windows 10
8 99 (0.95%) CentOS
9 97 (0.93%) VMS
10 78 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
11 76 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
12 75 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 65 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 62 (0.59%) Windows 7
15 40 (0.38%) Windows 8
16 38 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (0.30%) Solaris
18 25 (0.24%) AIX
19 19 (0.18%) Debian
19 19 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,604 (24.92%) Agile
2 2,124 (20.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2,026 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
4 1,633 (15.63%) Analytics
5 1,396 (13.36%) DevOps
6 1,190 (11.39%) Full Stack Development
7 1,174 (11.24%) Software Engineering
8 1,161 (11.11%) ETL
9 1,133 (10.84%) Visualisation
10 1,001 (9.58%) Computer Science
11 981 (9.39%) Mentoring
12 958 (9.17%) Artificial Intelligence
13 957 (9.16%) Data Modelling
14 897 (8.58%) MVC
15 877 (8.39%) Data Analysis
16 835 (7.99%) Data Science
17 775 (7.42%) Machine Learning
18 707 (6.77%) Data Pipeline
19 690 (6.60%) Decision-Making
20 689 (6.59%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 2,802 (26.82%) Python
2 2,645 (25.31%) C#
3 2,050 (19.62%) JavaScript
4 1,086 (10.39%) Java
5 963 (9.22%) T-SQL
6 546 (5.23%) TypeScript
7 462 (4.42%) PowerShell
8 302 (2.89%) PL/SQL
9 300 (2.87%) R
10 251 (2.40%) PHP
11 224 (2.14%) VBA
12 212 (2.03%) C++
13 192 (1.84%) Data Analysis Expressions
14 180 (1.72%) VB
15 177 (1.69%) VB.NET
16 146 (1.40%) Bash
17 140 (1.34%) C
18 113 (1.08%) Scala
19 88 (0.84%) Kotlin
20 77 (0.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,094 (20.04%) Degree
2 517 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 487 (4.66%) Security Cleared
4 354 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 353 (3.38%) DBS Check
6 278 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 267 (2.56%) Master's Degree
8 125 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 120 (1.15%) Azure Certification
10 73 (0.70%) PhD
11 54 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 41 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
13 37 (0.35%) MCSE
14 32 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 32 (0.31%) MBA
15 30 (0.29%) AWS Certification
15 30 (0.29%) ISTQB
16 25 (0.24%) MCSA
17 23 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
17 23 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 560 (5.36%) Data Quality
2 364 (3.48%) QA
3 168 (1.61%) SLA
4 120 (1.15%) GDPR
5 107 (1.02%) Accessibility
6 60 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
9 15 (0.14%) California Consumer Privacy Act
9 15 (0.14%) PMO
10 12 (0.11%) MiFID
11 11 (0.11%) COBIT
12 10 (0.096%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.096%) NIST
12 10 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.077%) IFRS
14 7 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 7 (0.067%) ITGC
14 7 (0.067%) PSD2
14 7 (0.067%) TickIT
System Software
1 580 (5.55%) Active Directory
2 488 (4.67%) Docker
3 242 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 164 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 111 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 50 (0.48%) XenApp
7 45 (0.43%) RACF
8 43 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 41 (0.39%) VirtualBox
10 40 (0.38%) vSphere
11 32 (0.31%) Firmware
12 23 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
13 22 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (0.14%) VMware NSX
15 12 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
16 11 (0.11%) HDFS
17 9 (0.086%) Forefront TMG
17 9 (0.086%) vCloud
17 9 (0.086%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 422 (4.04%) Kubernetes
2 310 (2.97%) Terraform
3 126 (1.21%) Ansible
4 49 (0.47%) Grafana
5 45 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 44 (0.42%) SCCM
7 34 (0.33%) Prometheus
8 32 (0.31%) SCOM
9 30 (0.29%) WSUS
10 27 (0.26%) Progress Chef
11 24 (0.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 23 (0.22%) Data Guard
13 21 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
14 18 (0.17%) NetBackup
14 18 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
15 17 (0.16%) Backup Exec
16 16 (0.15%) Puppet
17 14 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
18 13 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
19 11 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 2,655 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 871 (8.34%) Oracle
3 678 (6.49%) Databricks
4 374 (3.58%) Google
5 340 (3.25%) IBM
6 332 (3.18%) VMware
7 312 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 218 (2.09%) SAP
9 142 (1.36%) Citrix
10 120 (1.15%) Bloomberg
11 103 (0.99%) Cisco
12 93 (0.89%) Veeam
13 91 (0.87%) Informatica
14 90 (0.86%) Salesforce
15 79 (0.76%) F5
16 77 (0.74%) Alteryx
17 68 (0.65%) Sage
18 57 (0.55%) Adobe
19 50 (0.48%) Reuters
20 46 (0.44%) HP