Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 391 429 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 29.80% 25.83% 25.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.65% 46.08% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 370 372 416
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,675 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 757 931 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.70% 56.05% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 635 788 810
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +1 123 £43,278 -3.83% 7
Colchester +1 62 £37,500 -16.67% 5
Basildon +6 51 £45,000 - 4
Southend-on-Sea +7 27 £25,000 -47.37% 2
Brentwood +15 17 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Wickford +2 16 £37,500 - 2
Braintree 0 6 - -
Harlow -13 6 £50,000 - 2
Billericay +9 4 £39,750 +32.50% 1
Saffron Walden +6 3 £40,000 +12.32% 3
Witham +4 1 £22,500 -47.06% 1
Leigh-on-Sea +4 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Loughton +1 1 £60,000 +122.22% 1
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 179 (45.78%) SQL Server
2 128 (32.74%) Microsoft
3 117 (29.92%) C#
4 113 (28.90%) T-SQL
5 93 (23.79%) .NET
6 78 (19.95%) Java
7 76 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (18.93%) MVC
9 73 (18.67%) Finance
10 65 (16.62%) Degree
11 64 (16.37%) JavaScript
12 57 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 55 (14.07%) HTML
13 55 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 50 (12.79%) Windows
16 48 (12.28%) ASP.NET
16 48 (12.28%) CSS
17 40 (10.23%) MySQL
17 40 (10.23%) TDD
17 40 (10.23%) jQuery
18 36 (9.21%) AngularJS
19 34 (8.70%) Oracle
19 34 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
20 33 (8.44%) Relational Database
20 33 (8.44%) Web Development
21 31 (7.93%) Computer Science
22 30 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
23 29 (7.42%) SDLC

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 19 (4.86%) WebSphere
2 17 (4.35%) IIS
3 16 (4.09%) JBoss
4 7 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.77%) WordPress
6 2 (0.51%) Apache
6 2 (0.51%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.02%) Office 365
5 3 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.77%) GitHub
5 3 (0.77%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.56%) SAN
2 9 (2.30%) DHCP
2 9 (2.30%) DNS
2 9 (2.30%) Firewall
3 7 (1.79%) SMS
4 6 (1.53%) iSCSI
4 6 (1.53%) NAS
5 3 (0.77%) FTP
6 2 (0.51%) HTTP
6 2 (0.51%) LAN
6 2 (0.51%) WAN
7 1 (0.26%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.26%) VoIP
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (45.78%) SQL Server
2 57 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (10.23%) MySQL
5 33 (8.44%) Relational Database
6 30 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (7.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (4.35%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.53%) Data Lake
13 6 (1.53%) DTS
13 6 (1.53%) HDInsight
13 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (1.28%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (1.02%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 26 (6.65%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.58%) Subversion
5 11 (2.81%) JUnit
6 10 (2.56%) MSTest
6 10 (2.56%) NUnit
6 10 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 10 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (2.30%) WatiN
8 4 (1.02%) JIRA
8 4 (1.02%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.51%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.26%) Toad
10 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
General
1 73 (18.67%) Finance
2 17 (4.35%) Marketing
3 11 (2.81%) Back Office
4 10 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.30%) Automotive
5 9 (2.30%) Games
6 8 (2.05%) Retail
7 7 (1.79%) Banking
8 5 (1.28%) Advertising
8 5 (1.28%) Legal
9 4 (1.02%) Electronics
9 4 (1.02%) Law
9 4 (1.02%) Local Government
9 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 196 (50.13%) Developer
2 97 (24.81%) Analyst
3 75 (19.18%) SQL Developer
4 49 (12.53%) C# Developer
5 37 (9.46%) DBA
6 35 (8.95%) .NET Developer
7 34 (8.70%) Junior
7 34 (8.70%) SQL DBA
8 33 (8.44%) Junior Developer
9 29 (7.42%) Database Developer
9 29 (7.42%) Software Developer
10 28 (7.16%) Java Developer
11 27 (6.91%) Business Systems Analyst
11 27 (6.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (6.91%) Junior SQL Developer
12 25 (6.39%) Web Developer
13 21 (5.37%) Graduate
14 20 (5.12%) Graduate Developer
15 19 (4.86%) AS400 Developer
15 19 (4.86%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (23.79%) .NET
2 55 (14.07%) HTML
3 48 (12.28%) ASP.NET
3 48 (12.28%) CSS
4 40 (10.23%) jQuery
5 36 (9.21%) AngularJS
6 27 (6.91%) Spring
7 24 (6.14%) .NET Framework
7 24 (6.14%) XML
8 19 (4.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (4.35%) Ajax
10 16 (4.09%) Entity Framework
10 16 (4.09%) JSON
11 15 (3.84%) Java EE
11 15 (3.84%) Spring MVC
12 14 (3.58%) CSS3
12 14 (3.58%) HTML5
13 13 (3.32%) J2EE
13 13 (3.32%) WCF
13 13 (3.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.93%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.37%) iSeries
3 21 (5.37%) Replication
4 19 (4.86%) AS400
4 19 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.05%) Clustering
7 8 (2.05%) Fintech
8 6 (1.53%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.02%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.02%) User Experience
10 3 (0.77%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.51%) FMCG
11 2 (0.51%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.51%) Social Gaming
11 2 (0.51%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.79%) Windows
2 22 (5.63%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.58%) Linux
4 10 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 10 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.53%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.02%) Unix
8 1 (0.26%) Android
8 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (18.93%) MVC
3 55 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (10.23%) TDD
5 33 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (8.44%) Web Development
6 29 (7.42%) SDLC
7 28 (7.16%) Test Automation
8 26 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (5.63%) ETL
9 22 (5.63%) OO
9 22 (5.63%) Software Engineering
10 20 (5.12%) Front End Development
11 19 (4.86%) Migration
11 19 (4.86%) Test Scripting
11 19 (4.86%) Waterfall
12 17 (4.35%) Time Management
13 16 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (4.09%) High Availability
13 16 (4.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (29.92%) C#
2 113 (28.90%) T-SQL
3 78 (19.95%) Java
4 64 (16.37%) JavaScript
5 26 (6.65%) VB
6 19 (4.86%) RPG
7 17 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 17 (4.35%) Python
8 13 (3.32%) Delphi
9 12 (3.07%) PHP
10 10 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.30%) Java 8
12 8 (2.05%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.79%) C
13 7 (1.79%) Perl
14 4 (1.02%) VBA
15 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.51%) Groovy
16 2 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (16.62%) Degree
2 25 (6.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.56%) ISEB
3 10 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.35%) QA
2 9 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.28%) PMO
4 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.56%) vSphere
4 7 (1.79%) XenApp
5 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.51%) Firmware
6 2 (0.51%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) SCCM
1 3 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (0.77%) WSUS
2 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 128 (32.74%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.70%) Oracle
3 22 (5.63%) VMware
4 10 (2.56%) Cisco
5 7 (1.79%) Citrix
6 6 (1.53%) 3PAR
6 6 (1.53%) EMC
6 6 (1.53%) Isilon
6 6 (1.53%) Tableau
7 5 (1.28%) Veeam
8 4 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.02%) SAP
9 3 (0.77%) HP
9 3 (0.77%) Symantec
10 2 (0.51%) Facebook
10 2 (0.51%) IBM
11 1 (0.26%) Acronis
11 1 (0.26%) iManage
11 1 (0.26%) New Relic
11 1 (0.26%) Xamarin