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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 249 262 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.68% 24.39% 25.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.82% 48.34% 54.75%
Number of salaries quoted 175 215 253
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 510 542 590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.55% 50.47% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 379 434 456
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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
Colchester +2 65 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Chelmsford -4 42 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Brentwood -4 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wickford - 10 £34,000 - 3
Witham - 6 £45,000 - 2
Southend-on-Sea +12 4 £41,000 -25.45%
Braintree - 4 £43,750 - 1
Basildon -1 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Harlow -4 2 £45,250 -2.16%
Saffron Walden -9 2 £40,997 -13.69% 4
Hockley - 2 - -
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £50,000 -
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £57,500 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Essex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 149 (30.60%) .NET
2 140 (28.75%) SQL Server
3 139 (28.54%) Oracle
4 130 (26.69%) C#
5 111 (22.79%) PL/SQL
6 108 (22.18%) JavaScript
7 105 (21.56%) HTML
8 103 (21.15%) Java
9 98 (20.12%) Degree
10 96 (19.71%) Linux
11 94 (19.30%) MVC
12 91 (18.69%) CSS
13 89 (18.28%) Relational Database
14 85 (17.45%) Business Intelligence
14 85 (17.45%) RDBMS
15 78 (16.02%) ETL
16 72 (14.78%) Finance
17 71 (14.58%) Microsoft
18 69 (14.17%) Oracle Database
19 67 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
20 65 (13.35%) ASP.NET
20 65 (13.35%) T-SQL
21 63 (12.94%) Computer Science
22 61 (12.53%) MS Excel
23 60 (12.32%) Web Development
24 48 (9.86%) Windows
24 48 (9.86%) Web Services
24 48 (9.86%) jQuery
25 46 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 45 (9.24%) Performance Tuning

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 43 (8.83%) JBoss
2 39 (8.01%) GlassFish
3 35 (7.19%) WebSphere
4 24 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.52%) WebLogic
6 20 (4.11%) Tomcat
7 19 (3.90%) Apache
8 15 (3.08%) MS Exchange
9 14 (2.87%) IIS
10 4 (0.82%) Documentum
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Geronimo
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.21%) CMS
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 61 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.54%) MS Office
3 6 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.62%) SPSS
7 2 (0.41%) Weka
8 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) CODA-Financials
1 5 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.05%) Office 365
2 5 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.46%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.26%) Firewall
2 11 (2.26%) Internet
3 10 (2.05%) DNS
4 9 (1.85%) SNMP
5 6 (1.23%) SAN
6 5 (1.03%) DHCP
6 5 (1.03%) FTP
6 5 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (1.03%) VoIP
7 4 (0.82%) LAN
7 4 (0.82%) LDAP
7 4 (0.82%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.62%) Extranet
8 3 (0.62%) HTTP
8 3 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.62%) Intranet
8 3 (0.62%) Network Security
8 3 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 89 (18.28%) Relational Database
3 85 (17.45%) RDBMS
4 69 (14.17%) Oracle Database
5 46 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (6.98%) MySQL
6 34 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (5.95%) QlikView
9 27 (5.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 24 (4.93%) Oracle Database 12c
11 22 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (3.08%) Big Data
12 15 (3.08%) CouchDB
12 15 (3.08%) MongoDB
12 15 (3.08%) MS Access
12 15 (3.08%) Neo4j
12 15 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (4.72%) Ant
2 23 (4.72%) Gradle
3 22 (4.52%) Maven
4 21 (4.31%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.05%) JIRA
6 9 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.23%) Subversion
8 5 (1.03%) JMeter
8 5 (1.03%) Selenium
9 4 (0.82%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.62%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.41%) JBehave
11 2 (0.41%) jMock
11 2 (0.41%) JUnit
11 2 (0.41%) Mockito
11 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.41%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (14.78%) Finance
2 17 (3.49%) Automotive
3 10 (2.05%) Law
4 9 (1.85%) Retail
5 8 (1.64%) Banking
5 8 (1.64%) Legal
6 7 (1.44%) Advertising
6 7 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.23%) Marketing
7 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.62%) Back Office
8 3 (0.62%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 299 (61.40%) Developer
2 81 (16.63%) Analyst
3 75 (15.40%) Java Developer
4 67 (13.76%) .NET Developer
5 64 (13.14%) C# Developer
6 58 (11.91%) Oracle Developer
7 53 (10.88%) SQL Developer
8 49 (10.06%) Senior Developer
9 43 (8.83%) Database Developer
10 39 (8.01%) Oracle Database Developer
11 34 (6.98%) DBA
11 34 (6.98%) Web Developer
12 33 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
13 31 (6.37%) Support Analyst
14 30 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
15 28 (5.75%) .NET Web Developer
15 28 (5.75%) ETL Developer
15 28 (5.75%) Software Developer
16 27 (5.54%) Systems Analyst
17 25 (5.13%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (30.60%) .NET
2 105 (21.56%) HTML
3 91 (18.69%) CSS
4 65 (13.35%) ASP.NET
5 48 (9.86%) jQuery
5 48 (9.86%) Web Services
6 42 (8.62%) Java EE
6 42 (8.62%) Spring
7 36 (7.39%) J2EE
8 35 (7.19%) JMS
9 32 (6.57%) XML
10 31 (6.37%) Hibernate
11 29 (5.95%) .NET Framework
12 28 (5.75%) Spring MVC
13 23 (4.72%) Ajax
13 23 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (4.72%) SOAP
13 23 (4.72%) WCF
14 22 (4.52%) WPF
15 19 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.94%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.31%) N-Tier
4 15 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.05%) iPad
7 8 (1.64%) Replication
8 6 (1.23%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.23%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.23%) iSeries
9 5 (1.03%) User Experience
10 4 (0.82%) Clustering
10 4 (0.82%) DataPower
10 4 (0.82%) e-Health
10 4 (0.82%) Wiki
11 2 (0.41%) AS400
11 2 (0.41%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 96 (19.71%) Linux
2 48 (9.86%) Windows
3 25 (5.13%) Unix
4 19 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.26%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.05%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.03%) Android
10 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.62%) Solaris
12 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.41%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.21%) VMS
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (19.30%) MVC
2 85 (17.45%) Business Intelligence
3 78 (16.02%) ETL
4 67 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (12.32%) Web Development
6 45 (9.24%) Performance Tuning
7 36 (7.39%) SDLC
8 28 (5.75%) TDD
9 27 (5.54%) ITIL
10 26 (5.34%) Data Modelling
11 24 (4.93%) E-Commerce
11 24 (4.93%) OO
12 23 (4.72%) OOP
13 19 (3.90%) Software Engineering
14 18 (3.70%) High Availability
15 15 (3.08%) Analytics
15 15 (3.08%) Business Analysis
15 15 (3.08%) Mentoring
16 14 (2.87%) Automated Testing
16 14 (2.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 130 (26.69%) C#
2 111 (22.79%) PL/SQL
3 108 (22.18%) JavaScript
4 103 (21.15%) Java
5 65 (13.35%) T-SQL
6 23 (4.72%) Shell Script
6 23 (4.72%) VB.NET
7 21 (4.31%) PHP
8 13 (2.67%) VBA
9 11 (2.26%) C++
9 11 (2.26%) Perl
10 10 (2.05%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.85%) VB
12 6 (1.23%) Delphi
12 6 (1.23%) Python
13 5 (1.03%) Uniface
14 3 (0.62%) C
14 3 (0.62%) VBScript
15 1 (0.21%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 98 (20.12%) Degree
2 14 (2.87%) OCP
2 14 (2.87%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.44%) ISEB
4 7 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.82%) MCP
7 4 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.62%) MCSE
8 3 (0.62%) MCTS
8 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.41%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.87%) SLA
2 13 (2.67%) QA
3 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 14000
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.23%) Firmware
5 6 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.03%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.82%) vSphere
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.41%) HDFS
9 2 (0.41%) XenApp
9 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 13 (2.67%) Nagios
2 9 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.03%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.82%) OpenView
5 4 (0.82%) Opsview
5 4 (0.82%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.82%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (0.62%) Nessus
6 3 (0.62%) SCCM
7 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.41%) WSUS
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 139 (28.54%) Oracle
2 71 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 44 (9.03%) Tableau
4 13 (2.67%) Citrix
5 12 (2.46%) Cognos
6 10 (2.05%) IBM
6 10 (2.05%) VMware
7 9 (1.85%) Cisco
8 7 (1.44%) HP
9 5 (1.03%) CODA
9 5 (1.03%) Sophos
9 5 (1.03%) WatchGuard
10 4 (0.82%) BMC
10 4 (0.82%) CA
10 4 (0.82%) Compuware
10 4 (0.82%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.82%) F5
10 4 (0.82%) OpenText
10 4 (0.82%) SAP
10 4 (0.82%) Splunk
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Jobg8.com
Salary: Up to 20k depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Witham, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
greywood
Salary: £40000. - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Wickford
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 13 days ago
Wickford
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full package
Posted: 19 days ago
Chelmsford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Wickford
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
Washington Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago