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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 474 516 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.44% 25.28% 25.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.97% 52.17% 51.95%
Number of salaries quoted 391 435 497
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,050 £24,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1031 989 1207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 57.50% 48.46% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 851 835 950
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 August 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 August 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 0 121 £45,000 +16.13%
Colchester +19 107 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Harlow 0 20 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Brentwood -6 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Basildon -5 14 £47,500 -
Wickford - 13 £34,000 - 1
Saffron Walden -13 7 £35,614 -25.02%
Witham -6 5 £50,000 +17.65%
Southend-on-Sea +16 4 £44,750 +49.17% 1
Braintree +4 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Billericay -9 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Hockley 0 2 - -
Loughton -6 2 £27,000 -10.00%
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £50,000 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 198 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 156 (32.91%) .NET
3 142 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (29.11%) C#
5 129 (27.22%) Oracle
5 129 (27.22%) Microsoft
6 124 (26.16%) MVC
7 118 (24.89%) JavaScript
8 109 (23.00%) HTML
9 102 (21.52%) ASP.NET
10 99 (20.89%) CSS
11 97 (20.46%) PL/SQL
11 97 (20.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 89 (18.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 88 (18.57%) Degree
14 79 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
15 78 (16.46%) Linux
16 76 (16.03%) Oracle Database
17 75 (15.82%) Relational Database
17 75 (15.82%) T-SQL
17 75 (15.82%) Java
17 75 (15.82%) Finance
18 74 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
19 71 (14.98%) ETL
20 64 (13.50%) XML
21 63 (13.29%) RDBMS
21 63 (13.29%) Web Development
22 61 (12.87%) Spring
23 60 (12.66%) jQuery
24 59 (12.45%) TDD

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 51 (10.76%) IIS
2 23 (4.85%) Apache
3 21 (4.43%) JBoss
4 13 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.32%) GlassFish
5 11 (2.32%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.05%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.84%) CMS
8 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Geronimo
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 57 (12.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.63%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.27%) GitHub
3 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
3 3 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.48%) FTP
2 6 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (0.63%) DHCP
3 3 (0.63%) DNS
3 3 (0.63%) HTTP
3 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.63%) Network Security
3 3 (0.63%) SAN
3 3 (0.63%) SMTP
3 3 (0.63%) WAN
4 2 (0.42%) Extranet
4 2 (0.42%) Firewall
4 2 (0.42%) Intranet
4 2 (0.42%) LAN
4 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.21%) SMS
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 97 (20.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 89 (18.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (16.03%) Oracle Database
5 75 (15.82%) Relational Database
6 63 (13.29%) RDBMS
7 58 (12.24%) SQL Server 2014
8 52 (10.97%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (10.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 46 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 44 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 40 (8.44%) MySQL
12 35 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 32 (6.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (5.70%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (3.59%) OLAP
16 15 (3.16%) OLTP
17 13 (2.74%) Hadoop
17 13 (2.74%) MongoDB
17 13 (2.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.53%) Maven
4 11 (2.32%) Subversion
5 10 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.27%) Ant
6 6 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.27%) Gradle
6 6 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.05%) JIRA
7 5 (1.05%) Selenium
7 5 (1.05%) Toad
8 4 (0.84%) jMock
8 4 (0.84%) JUnit
8 4 (0.84%) Mockito
9 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 75 (15.82%) Finance
2 19 (4.01%) Advertising
3 16 (3.38%) Marketing
4 15 (3.16%) Automotive
5 12 (2.53%) Banking
6 11 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.69%) Legal
8 8 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.48%) Retail
10 6 (1.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 263 (55.49%) Developer
2 81 (17.09%) Analyst
3 70 (14.77%) C# Developer
4 62 (13.08%) Java Developer
5 59 (12.45%) SQL Developer
6 57 (12.03%) .NET Developer
7 49 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
8 48 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 48 (10.13%) Senior Developer
9 47 (9.92%) Applications Support
9 47 (9.92%) DBA
10 38 (8.02%) ASP.NET Developer
10 38 (8.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 38 (8.02%) Support Analyst
11 35 (7.38%) Applications Support Analyst
12 32 (6.75%) Database Developer
12 32 (6.75%) Web Developer
13 31 (6.54%) Administrator
14 29 (6.12%) ETL Developer
15 28 (5.91%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (32.91%) .NET
2 109 (23.00%) HTML
3 102 (21.52%) ASP.NET
4 99 (20.89%) CSS
5 64 (13.50%) XML
6 61 (12.87%) Spring
7 60 (12.66%) jQuery
8 49 (10.34%) SOAP
9 48 (10.13%) .NET Framework
9 48 (10.13%) AngularJS
10 45 (9.49%) Spring MVC
11 44 (9.28%) Web Services
12 41 (8.65%) RESTful
13 34 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (6.54%) Entity Framework
15 30 (6.33%) J2EE
15 30 (6.33%) Java EE
16 29 (6.12%) Hibernate
16 29 (6.12%) REST
17 27 (5.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.95%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.32%) iPad
7 9 (1.90%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.90%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.27%) Clustering
8 6 (1.27%) Fintech
8 6 (1.27%) LIMS
8 6 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.63%) NHS
11 3 (0.63%) PKI
11 3 (0.63%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.63%) Replication
12 2 (0.42%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.46%) Linux
2 47 (9.92%) Windows
3 32 (6.75%) Unix
4 31 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.84%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.63%) Android
7 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (26.16%) MVC
3 79 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 74 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (14.98%) ETL
6 63 (13.29%) Web Development
7 59 (12.45%) TDD
8 39 (8.23%) SDLC
9 33 (6.96%) OO
10 28 (5.91%) High Availability
10 28 (5.91%) ITIL
11 27 (5.70%) DevOps
12 26 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (5.27%) Scrum
13 25 (5.27%) Test Automation
14 24 (5.06%) Data Modelling
14 24 (5.06%) E-Commerce
15 22 (4.64%) Mathematics
15 22 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (4.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (29.11%) C#
2 118 (24.89%) JavaScript
3 97 (20.46%) PL/SQL
4 75 (15.82%) Java
4 75 (15.82%) T-SQL
5 24 (5.06%) Shell Script
6 23 (4.85%) VBA
7 19 (4.01%) C
8 18 (3.80%) VB.NET
9 14 (2.95%) Perl
10 13 (2.74%) PHP
11 9 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.69%) Delphi
12 8 (1.69%) VBScript
13 4 (0.84%) R
14 3 (0.63%) VB
15 2 (0.42%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.42%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 88 (18.57%) Degree
2 32 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (4.22%) OCP
4 20 (4.22%) Oracle Certification
5 13 (2.74%) MCTS
6 11 (2.32%) MCITP
7 6 (1.27%) MCP
8 5 (1.05%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.63%) MCSE
9 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.42%) CCIE
10 2 (0.42%) CCNA
10 2 (0.42%) CCNP
10 2 (0.42%) CCSP
10 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.42%) CISSP
10 2 (0.42%) ISEB
10 2 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.95%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.32%) GDPR
2 11 (2.32%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.90%) SLA
4 7 (1.48%) QA
5 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.11%) vSphere
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.01%) Data Guard
1 19 (4.01%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.63%) Nessus
2 3 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 129 (27.22%) Microsoft
1 129 (27.22%) Oracle
2 13 (2.74%) Tableau
3 12 (2.53%) Dynatrace
3 12 (2.53%) SAP
3 12 (2.53%) Splunk
4 7 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (1.27%) Thunderhead
5 6 (1.27%) VMware
6 5 (1.05%) Capita
6 5 (1.05%) Cisco
6 5 (1.05%) Google
6 5 (1.05%) PayPal
6 5 (1.05%) Pega
7 3 (0.63%) Citrix
7 3 (0.63%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.63%) Facebook
7 3 (0.63%) Software AG
7 3 (0.63%) webMethods
8 2 (0.42%) Cognos