Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 409 518 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.38% 24.37% 25.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.25% 52.01% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 354 411 492
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 814 996 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 54.48% 46.85% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 682 789 994
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
Chelmsford -1 101 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Colchester +16 75 £43,500 +12.99% 2
Harlow +1 35 £50,000 -
Basildon 0 23 £40,000 -15.79%
Brentwood +4 17 £39,500 -21.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea +20 7 £20,000 -33.33% 3
Witham -3 5 £43,500 -0.57% 1
Wickford +3 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Braintree +2 3 £31,500 -25.88%
Billericay -6 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Saffron Walden -13 3 £35,614 -20.86% 1
Epping - 3 £40,000 -
Loughton -8 2 £27,000 -10.00%
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 201 (49.14%) SQL Server
2 140 (34.23%) Microsoft
3 138 (33.74%) C#
4 133 (32.52%) .NET
5 132 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (28.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 108 (26.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 104 (25.43%) JavaScript
9 93 (22.74%) HTML
10 89 (21.76%) ASP.NET
11 84 (20.54%) T-SQL
11 84 (20.54%) MVC
12 82 (20.05%) Oracle
13 73 (17.85%) Business Intelligence
14 70 (17.11%) CSS
15 69 (16.87%) Finance
16 66 (16.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 65 (15.89%) XML
17 65 (15.89%) SQL Server 2014
18 60 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
18 60 (14.67%) Degree
18 60 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
19 57 (13.94%) TDD
20 56 (13.69%) Linux
21 54 (13.20%) SQL Server 2012
22 53 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
23 52 (12.71%) PL/SQL
24 50 (12.22%) Java
25 49 (11.98%) Web Development
25 49 (11.98%) jQuery

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 47 (11.49%) IIS
2 14 (3.42%) Apache
3 12 (2.93%) JBoss
4 6 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.73%) CMS
5 3 (0.73%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.73%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (0.73%) GitHub
2 3 (0.73%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.73%) IaaS
2 3 (0.73%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.20%) FTP
2 3 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (0.73%) SAN
2 3 (0.73%) WAN
3 2 (0.49%) HTTP
3 2 (0.49%) SMS
3 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.49%) VoIP
4 1 (0.24%) DHCP
4 1 (0.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.24%) LAN
4 1 (0.24%) Network Security
4 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.24%) SMTP
4 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (49.14%) SQL Server
2 116 (28.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 108 (26.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (16.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 65 (15.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 54 (13.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (11.25%) Oracle Database
8 45 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (10.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 38 (9.29%) Relational Database
11 36 (8.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (7.82%) MySQL
13 31 (7.58%) RDBMS
14 20 (4.89%) OLAP
15 19 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (4.40%) OLTP
17 16 (3.91%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (3.91%) Power BI
18 13 (3.18%) Hadoop
19 12 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (8.80%) Visual Studio
2 26 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.44%) Selenium
3 10 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 10 (2.44%) Subversion
4 7 (1.71%) JIRA
5 6 (1.47%) Maven
5 6 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.47%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.22%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.22%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.73%) jMock
7 3 (0.73%) JUnit
7 3 (0.73%) Mockito
7 3 (0.73%) Toad
8 2 (0.49%) Moq
8 2 (0.49%) MSTest
General
1 69 (16.87%) Finance
2 26 (6.36%) Advertising
3 17 (4.16%) Banking
4 14 (3.42%) Marketing
5 11 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.20%) Automotive
6 9 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.22%) Electronics
8 4 (0.98%) Legal
8 4 (0.98%) Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 203 (49.63%) Developer
2 76 (18.58%) Analyst
3 63 (15.40%) SQL Developer
4 60 (14.67%) C# Developer
5 47 (11.49%) DBA
6 45 (11.00%) .NET Developer
7 43 (10.51%) Applications Support
8 42 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 36 (8.80%) Java Developer
9 36 (8.80%) Support Analyst
10 34 (8.31%) Applications Support Analyst
11 33 (8.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (8.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (7.82%) Web Developer
13 28 (6.85%) Administrator
13 28 (6.85%) Senior Developer
14 24 (5.87%) .NET Web Developer
14 24 (5.87%) ETL Developer
14 24 (5.87%) Oracle Developer
15 22 (5.38%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (32.52%) .NET
2 93 (22.74%) HTML
3 89 (21.76%) ASP.NET
4 70 (17.11%) CSS
5 65 (15.89%) XML
6 49 (11.98%) jQuery
7 48 (11.74%) AngularJS
8 44 (10.76%) .NET Framework
9 42 (10.27%) RESTful
10 40 (9.78%) SOAP
10 40 (9.78%) Spring
11 37 (9.05%) Web Services
12 34 (8.31%) Spring MVC
13 29 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (6.36%) Entity Framework
15 25 (6.11%) JSON
15 25 (6.11%) WCF
16 23 (5.62%) HTML5
17 20 (4.89%) REST
18 19 (4.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.87%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.18%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.22%) Clustering
8 5 (1.22%) Replication
9 4 (0.98%) Fintech
9 4 (0.98%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.73%) NHS
10 3 (0.73%) PKI
11 2 (0.49%) AS400
11 2 (0.49%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.49%) Life Science
11 2 (0.49%) LIMS
11 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.69%) Linux
2 40 (9.78%) Windows
3 30 (7.33%) Windows Server
4 28 (6.85%) Unix
5 4 (0.98%) Android
6 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (20.54%) MVC
3 73 (17.85%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
5 57 (13.94%) TDD
6 49 (11.98%) Web Development
7 48 (11.74%) ETL
8 36 (8.80%) SDLC
9 33 (8.07%) Scrum
10 30 (7.33%) ITIL
11 29 (7.09%) DevOps
11 29 (7.09%) High Availability
12 26 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (5.38%) ERP
13 22 (5.38%) Mentoring
13 22 (5.38%) Test Automation
14 21 (5.13%) Web Application Development
15 20 (4.89%) OO
16 19 (4.65%) E-Commerce
17 18 (4.40%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 138 (33.74%) C#
2 104 (25.43%) JavaScript
3 84 (20.54%) T-SQL
4 52 (12.71%) PL/SQL
5 50 (12.22%) Java
6 30 (7.33%) VBA
7 24 (5.87%) C
8 18 (4.40%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.16%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.44%) Perl
11 9 (2.20%) VBScript
12 8 (1.96%) PHP
12 8 (1.96%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.22%) VB
14 4 (0.98%) Delphi
14 4 (0.98%) R
15 2 (0.49%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.49%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (14.67%) Degree
2 30 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.91%) OCP
3 16 (3.91%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.69%) MCITP
5 11 (2.69%) MCTS
6 6 (1.47%) MCP
7 3 (0.73%) ISEB
8 2 (0.49%) MCSA
9 1 (0.24%) CCIE
9 1 (0.24%) CCNA
9 1 (0.24%) CCNP
9 1 (0.24%) CCSP
9 1 (0.24%) CISA
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.24%) CISSP
9 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.24%) MCSE
9 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.16%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.69%) GDPR
2 11 (2.69%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.69%) QA
3 7 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.44%) vSphere
3 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.49%) KVM
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (3.91%) Data Guard
1 16 (3.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.22%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) Ansible
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.49%) Terraform
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 140 (34.23%) Microsoft
2 82 (20.05%) Oracle
3 12 (2.93%) Dynatrace
3 12 (2.93%) Splunk
4 11 (2.69%) SAP
5 9 (2.20%) Tableau
6 7 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (1.47%) VMware
8 5 (1.22%) Capita
8 5 (1.22%) Google
8 5 (1.22%) Thunderhead
9 4 (0.98%) Cisco
9 4 (0.98%) Facebook
9 4 (0.98%) PayPal
10 3 (0.73%) Pega
10 3 (0.73%) Software AG
10 3 (0.73%) webMethods
11 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.49%) Cognos
11 2 (0.49%) Xamarin