Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 531 471 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.45% 23.57% 24.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 59.53% 49.79% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 491 334 468
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -4.49% +11.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,025
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £62,875
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 892 946 1,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 62.91% 47.35% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 776 674 1,009
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Essex

SQL
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SQL in Essex

SQL
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Essex over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Essex

SQL
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Colchester +3 101 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Chelmsford +7 83 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Harlow -3 56 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Basildon +1 48 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Witham +1 30 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Wickford +3 28 £42,500 - 3
Southend-on-Sea 0 24 £20,000 -33.33% 10
Brentwood +1 13 £29,000 -42.00% 3
Epping - 11 £40,000 -
Braintree -2 3 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Saffron Walden -2 2 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Rayleigh -2 1 £30,000 -
Loughton - 1 £60,000 - 1
Maldon - 1 £42,500 - 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 258 (48.59%) SQL Server
2 183 (34.46%) T-SQL
3 160 (30.13%) C#
4 152 (28.63%) Microsoft
5 139 (26.18%) Business Intelligence
5 139 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (25.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 132 (24.86%) .NET
8 129 (24.29%) JavaScript
9 122 (22.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 111 (20.90%) HTML
11 102 (19.21%) Performance Tuning
12 90 (16.95%) ASP.NET
13 89 (16.76%) Java
14 87 (16.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 84 (15.82%) TDD
16 83 (15.63%) MVC
17 72 (13.56%) Advertising
18 71 (13.37%) CSS
18 71 (13.37%) Web Development
19 67 (12.62%) Oracle
20 58 (10.92%) Finance
20 58 (10.92%) SQL Server 2014
21 56 (10.55%) Spring
22 53 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
23 52 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
23 52 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
24 50 (9.42%) AngularJS
25 45 (8.47%) WCF
26 44 (8.29%) HTML5

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 23 (4.33%) JBoss
2 16 (3.01%) IIS
3 11 (2.07%) CMS
4 3 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.56%) WordPress
5 2 (0.38%) Drupal
5 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 52 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 26 (4.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.75%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.75%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.38%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.38%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) FastStats
6 1 (0.19%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.52%) Azure Data Factory
3 18 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.75%) Office 365
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.38%) IaaS
6 2 (0.38%) PaaS
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.94%) FTP
2 4 (0.75%) VoIP
3 3 (0.56%) SMS
4 2 (0.38%) Internet
4 2 (0.38%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) DHCP
5 1 (0.19%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) Extranet
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) HTTP
5 1 (0.19%) LAN
5 1 (0.19%) Multicast
5 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.19%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (48.59%) SQL Server
2 136 (25.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 122 (22.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 87 (16.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 58 (10.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 42 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (6.97%) Oracle Database
8 30 (5.65%) MySQL
8 30 (5.65%) NoSQL
9 28 (5.27%) Power BI
9 28 (5.27%) Relational Database
9 28 (5.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (4.52%) Data Lake
10 24 (4.52%) HDInsight
10 24 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (4.33%) Crystal Reports
12 20 (3.77%) MS Access
13 19 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (3.58%) SQL Server 2016
14 18 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (6.40%) Selenium
2 26 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.26%) WebDriver
5 11 (2.07%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.07%) JIRA
5 11 (2.07%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.32%) MSTest
6 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.13%) Subversion
8 5 (0.94%) JUnit
9 3 (0.56%) Grunt
9 3 (0.56%) gulp
9 3 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.38%) git-flow
10 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.38%) Moq
10 2 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 72 (13.56%) Advertising
2 58 (10.92%) Finance
3 27 (5.08%) Retail
4 25 (4.71%) Automotive
5 24 (4.52%) Banking
6 12 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.26%) Marketing
7 7 (1.32%) Games
8 3 (0.56%) Law
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
9 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 261 (49.15%) Developer
2 120 (22.60%) DBA
3 92 (17.33%) SQL DBA
4 78 (14.69%) SQL Developer
5 68 (12.81%) Analyst
6 64 (12.05%) Administrator
7 62 (11.68%) SQL Server DBA
8 58 (10.92%) Java Developer
9 56 (10.55%) .NET Developer
10 44 (8.29%) C# Developer
11 35 (6.59%) Web Developer
12 34 (6.40%) Microsoft Developer
13 31 (5.84%) Lead Developer
14 30 (5.65%) Senior Developer
15 29 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
16 28 (5.27%) Junior
16 28 (5.27%) Software Developer
17 26 (4.90%) QA Leader
17 26 (4.90%) SQL Analyst
18 25 (4.71%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (24.86%) .NET
2 111 (20.90%) HTML
3 90 (16.95%) ASP.NET
4 71 (13.37%) CSS
5 56 (10.55%) Spring
6 50 (9.42%) AngularJS
7 45 (8.47%) WCF
8 44 (8.29%) HTML5
9 40 (7.53%) jQuery
9 40 (7.53%) XML
10 38 (7.16%) Web Services
11 31 (5.84%) Java EE
12 30 (5.65%) Spring MVC
12 30 (5.65%) Struts
13 27 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (5.08%) JPA
14 26 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (4.52%) .NET Framework
16 22 (4.14%) WPF
17 21 (3.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (6.03%) Replication
4 20 (3.77%) Data Structures
5 16 (3.01%) Clustering
5 16 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.51%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.51%) Fintech
8 7 (1.32%) User Experience
9 6 (1.13%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.38%) AS400
11 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.38%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.38%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.38%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.19%) iSeries
12 1 (0.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.29%) Linux
2 25 (4.71%) Windows
3 20 (3.77%) Android
3 20 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 19 (3.58%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.64%) Unix
6 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
1 139 (26.18%) Business Intelligence
2 102 (19.21%) Performance Tuning
3 84 (15.82%) TDD
4 83 (15.63%) MVC
5 71 (13.37%) Web Development
6 40 (7.53%) Test Automation
7 38 (7.16%) SDLC
8 36 (6.78%) ETL
9 35 (6.59%) High Availability
9 35 (6.59%) Migration
10 34 (6.40%) Scrum
11 29 (5.46%) Mentoring
12 26 (4.90%) ERP
13 24 (4.52%) Data Virtualisation
14 22 (4.14%) BDD
15 21 (3.95%) Front End Development
15 21 (3.95%) Unit Testing
16 20 (3.77%) Data Management
17 19 (3.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (34.46%) T-SQL
2 160 (30.13%) C#
3 129 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 89 (16.76%) Java
5 36 (6.78%) PL/SQL
6 35 (6.59%) PHP
7 33 (6.21%) PowerShell
8 27 (5.08%) C
8 27 (5.08%) VBA
9 12 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.69%) C++
11 5 (0.94%) VB
11 5 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.56%) Delphi
12 3 (0.56%) Perl
12 3 (0.56%) Python
13 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.38%) ES6
13 2 (0.38%) VBScript
13 2 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.59%) Degree
3 13 (2.45%) OCP
3 13 (2.45%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.13%) ISEB
5 5 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.21%) QA
2 11 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) KVM
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Firmware
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.45%) Data Guard
1 13 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.38%) Ansible
4 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) Puppet
4 2 (0.38%) SCCM
4 2 (0.38%) Terraform
4 2 (0.38%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 152 (28.63%) Microsoft
2 67 (12.62%) Oracle
3 22 (4.14%) Tableau
4 10 (1.88%) Facebook
5 9 (1.69%) SAP
6 6 (1.13%) NetApp
7 5 (0.94%) DataCash
8 4 (0.75%) IFS
8 4 (0.75%) Sage
8 4 (0.75%) VMware
9 3 (0.56%) Epicor
9 3 (0.56%) Infor
10 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.38%) Cognos
10 2 (0.38%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.38%) Progress
10 2 (0.38%) Symantec
11 1 (0.19%) Pega
11 1 (0.19%) webMethods
11 1 (0.19%) Xamarin