Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 334 426 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.02% 29.54% 24.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.91% 52.85% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 304 370 411
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 712 806 1,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.61% 55.89% 46.47%
Number of salaries quoted 581 682 777
Essex median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £63,866
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Chelmsford +2 106 £42,500 -5.56% 12
Basildon +3 49 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Colchester -6 42 £35,000 -20.90% 8
Southend-on-Sea 0 23 £23,750 +18.75% 4
Wickford +1 11 £26,000 -30.67% 1
Brentwood +3 8 £70,000 +77.22% 1
Braintree +2 7 £26,000 -17.46% 1
Harlow -15 5 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Saffron Walden +8 4 £40,000 -19.36% 1
Witham +1 2 £20,750 -52.30% 1
Loughton +3 1 £60,000 +122.22%
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 £45,000 -
Chigwell - 1 £47,500 - 1
Waltham Abbey - 1 £60,000 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 153 (45.81%) SQL Server
2 121 (36.23%) C#
3 120 (35.93%) Microsoft
4 103 (30.84%) .NET
5 91 (27.25%) MVC
6 84 (25.15%) T-SQL
7 83 (24.85%) Java
8 63 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (17.66%) JavaScript
9 59 (17.66%) Degree
10 58 (17.37%) HTML
11 52 (15.57%) ASP.NET
12 51 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 50 (14.97%) TDD
13 50 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (14.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 48 (14.37%) CSS
14 48 (14.37%) Finance
15 42 (12.57%) Windows
16 40 (11.98%) jQuery
16 40 (11.98%) AngularJS
17 39 (11.68%) MySQL
18 38 (11.38%) Computer Science
19 35 (10.48%) Computer Science Degree
20 33 (9.88%) Web Development
21 32 (9.58%) XML
21 32 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
22 30 (8.98%) SDLC
23 29 (8.68%) .NET Framework
23 29 (8.68%) Oracle

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 27 (8.08%) WebSphere
2 15 (4.49%) JBoss
3 12 (3.59%) IIS
4 10 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.60%) Apache
5 2 (0.60%) WordPress
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 19 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.29%) Firewall
1 11 (3.29%) SAN
2 8 (2.40%) NAS
3 7 (2.10%) DHCP
3 7 (2.10%) DNS
3 7 (2.10%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.90%) FTP
4 3 (0.90%) LAN
4 3 (0.90%) WAN
5 2 (0.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.60%) SMS
5 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (45.81%) SQL Server
2 51 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (14.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (11.68%) MySQL
5 27 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (7.49%) Relational Database
7 23 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.40%) Power BI
11 7 (2.10%) DTS
11 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (1.80%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.50%) ProClarity
13 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (8.68%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.39%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.09%) Subversion
4 14 (4.19%) MSTest
4 14 (4.19%) NUnit
4 14 (4.19%) SpecFlow
4 14 (4.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (4.19%) WatiN
5 10 (2.99%) JUnit
6 4 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.60%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.30%) JIRA
8 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 48 (14.37%) Finance
2 15 (4.49%) Marketing
3 10 (2.99%) Back Office
3 10 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.69%) Automotive
4 9 (2.69%) Retail
5 7 (2.10%) Games
6 5 (1.50%) Legal
7 4 (1.20%) Electronics
7 4 (1.20%) Law
7 4 (1.20%) Local Government
7 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.90%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 194 (58.08%) Developer
2 77 (23.05%) SQL Developer
3 71 (21.26%) Analyst
4 46 (13.77%) C# Developer
5 41 (12.28%) Software Developer
6 36 (10.78%) .NET Developer
7 29 (8.68%) Junior
8 28 (8.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (8.38%) Java Developer
9 27 (8.08%) AS400 Developer
9 27 (8.08%) DBA
9 27 (8.08%) Junior Developer
9 27 (8.08%) RPG Developer
9 27 (8.08%) Web Developer
10 26 (7.78%) SQL DBA
11 25 (7.49%) C# Software Developer
12 24 (7.19%) Graduate
13 23 (6.89%) Graduate Developer
13 23 (6.89%) Junior SQL Developer
14 22 (6.59%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (30.84%) .NET
2 58 (17.37%) HTML
3 52 (15.57%) ASP.NET
4 48 (14.37%) CSS
5 40 (11.98%) AngularJS
5 40 (11.98%) jQuery
6 32 (9.58%) XML
7 29 (8.68%) .NET Framework
8 28 (8.38%) Spring
9 25 (7.49%) JSON
10 22 (6.59%) Ajax
11 21 (6.29%) HTML5
12 20 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (5.09%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 17 (5.09%) CSS3
14 17 (5.09%) Spring MVC
15 16 (4.79%) WCF
15 16 (4.79%) Web Services
16 14 (4.19%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.38%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.38%) iSeries
3 27 (8.08%) AS400
4 19 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (5.39%) Replication
6 12 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.40%) Clustering
8 6 (1.80%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.80%) EMC VNX
9 5 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.20%) Fintech
11 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.60%) FMCG
12 2 (0.60%) Online Gambling
12 2 (0.60%) Social Gaming
12 2 (0.60%) TRADACOMS
13 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.57%) Windows
2 20 (5.99%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.40%) Linux
4 8 (2.40%) Windows 10
4 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.80%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.90%) Unix
8 2 (0.60%) Android
9 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (27.25%) MVC
2 63 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (14.97%) TDD
4 33 (9.88%) Web Development
5 32 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (8.98%) SDLC
7 27 (8.08%) OO
8 25 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (6.29%) BDD
10 20 (5.99%) ETL
10 20 (5.99%) Test Automation
11 19 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (5.09%) Front End Development
12 17 (5.09%) Software Engineering
13 16 (4.79%) Time Management
13 16 (4.79%) Waterfall
14 15 (4.49%) High Availability
14 15 (4.49%) Non-Functional Testing
14 15 (4.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (36.23%) C#
2 84 (25.15%) T-SQL
3 83 (24.85%) Java
4 59 (17.66%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.68%) VB
6 27 (8.08%) RPG
7 21 (6.29%) Python
8 13 (3.89%) PHP
9 9 (2.69%) Delphi
10 8 (2.40%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.40%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.10%) C
11 7 (2.10%) Java 8
12 6 (1.80%) Perl
13 5 (1.50%) Uniface
14 4 (1.20%) VBA
15 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (17.66%) Degree
2 35 (10.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.19%) ISEB
3 14 (4.19%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.69%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.10%) QA
3 4 (1.20%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.69%) vSphere
3 9 (2.69%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) Firmware
4 1 (0.30%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 120 (35.93%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.68%) Oracle
3 22 (6.59%) VMware
4 10 (2.99%) Citrix
5 9 (2.69%) Cisco
6 8 (2.40%) Tableau
7 6 (1.80%) 3PAR
7 6 (1.80%) EMC
7 6 (1.80%) Isilon
7 6 (1.80%) Veeam
8 5 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.20%) SAP
10 2 (0.60%) Facebook
10 2 (0.60%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.30%) Acronis
11 1 (0.30%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.30%) Cognos
11 1 (0.30%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.30%) iManage
11 1 (0.30%) Sybase