Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 563 476 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.56% 25.08% 23.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.02% 48.13% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 543 356 439
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £29,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,050 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 938 989 1,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 62.58% 52.11% 50.55%
Number of salaries quoted 819 756 928
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,374 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,125 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 25 April 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 25 April 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
Colchester +3 134 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Chelmsford +4 96 £46,250 +15.63% 10
Basildon +1 51 £42,500 -19.05% 9
Harlow +2 42 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Wickford 0 39 £41,250 +21.32% 3
Southend-on-Sea -2 29 £20,000 -46.67% 3
Witham +4 26 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Brentwood +3 9 £29,000 -43.69% 3
Epping - 8 £40,000 - 1
Billericay +14 3 £39,500 -7.06% 2
Saffron Walden 0 2 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Loughton - 1 £60,000 - 1
Maldon - 1 £42,500 - 1
Rayleigh - 1 £30,000 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 276 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 202 (35.88%) T-SQL
3 163 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 159 (28.24%) C#
5 155 (27.53%) Business Intelligence
6 145 (25.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 135 (23.98%) .NET
8 132 (23.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 128 (22.74%) Performance Tuning
10 125 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
11 120 (21.31%) JavaScript
12 103 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 99 (17.58%) HTML
14 94 (16.70%) ASP.NET
15 84 (14.92%) Java
16 82 (14.56%) Finance
17 80 (14.21%) MVC
18 77 (13.68%) Web Development
19 73 (12.97%) TDD
20 72 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
21 71 (12.61%) CSS
22 69 (12.26%) Oracle
23 68 (12.08%) Advertising
24 60 (10.66%) AngularJS
25 59 (10.48%) Migration
26 52 (9.24%) SQL Server 2014
27 50 (8.88%) PowerShell
27 50 (8.88%) Spring
28 48 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
28 48 (8.53%) Analytical Skills

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 25 (4.44%) JBoss
2 20 (3.55%) IIS
3 12 (2.13%) CMS
4 6 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.71%) WordPress
6 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.36%) Drupal
7 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 48 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.36%) Weka
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (4.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.60%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.71%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.36%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.18%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.18%) FastStats
5 1 (0.18%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 1 (0.18%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 72 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (6.57%) Azure Data Factory
3 18 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.24%) Office 365
5 5 (0.89%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.71%) IaaS
6 4 (0.71%) PaaS
7 3 (0.53%) GitHub
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.36%) SaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.89%) SMS
2 4 (0.71%) DHCP
2 4 (0.71%) DNS
3 3 (0.53%) SSL
4 2 (0.36%) FTP
4 2 (0.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) Extranet
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.18%) Multicast
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) VoIP
5 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 145 (25.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 132 (23.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 52 (9.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 45 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (7.28%) NoSQL
7 41 (7.28%) Oracle Database
7 41 (7.28%) Relational Database
8 37 (6.57%) Data Lake
8 37 (6.57%) HDInsight
9 31 (5.51%) MySQL
10 26 (4.62%) Power BI
11 22 (3.91%) RDBMS
11 22 (3.91%) SQL Server 2016
12 21 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (3.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 17 (3.02%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (4.44%) Selenium
2 20 (3.55%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (2.49%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.78%) JIRA
6 7 (1.24%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.24%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.07%) MSTest
8 4 (0.71%) JUnit
9 3 (0.53%) Grunt
9 3 (0.53%) gulp
9 3 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.53%) Subversion
9 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.36%) NUnit
10 2 (0.36%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.36%) webpack
11 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 82 (14.56%) Finance
2 68 (12.08%) Advertising
3 27 (4.80%) Retail
4 22 (3.91%) Banking
5 20 (3.55%) Automotive
6 19 (3.37%) Marketing
7 9 (1.60%) Games
8 8 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.89%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Legal
10 3 (0.53%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 260 (46.18%) Developer
2 149 (26.47%) DBA
3 122 (21.67%) SQL DBA
4 81 (14.39%) Analyst
5 76 (13.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 68 (12.08%) SQL Developer
7 66 (11.72%) Administrator
8 61 (10.83%) .NET Developer
9 52 (9.24%) Java Developer
10 44 (7.82%) C# Developer
11 38 (6.75%) Web Developer
12 37 (6.57%) Junior
13 31 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
13 31 (5.51%) Senior DBA
14 29 (5.15%) Junior Developer
14 29 (5.15%) Lead Developer
15 27 (4.80%) Software Developer
16 26 (4.62%) Microsoft Developer
17 25 (4.44%) Senior Developer
18 24 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (23.98%) .NET
2 99 (17.58%) HTML
3 94 (16.70%) ASP.NET
4 71 (12.61%) CSS
5 60 (10.66%) AngularJS
6 50 (8.88%) Spring
7 46 (8.17%) WCF
8 40 (7.10%) Web Services
9 38 (6.75%) jQuery
10 36 (6.39%) XML
11 33 (5.86%) HTML5
12 30 (5.33%) Java EE
13 26 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (4.62%) Spring MVC
14 24 (4.26%) Struts
15 23 (4.09%) .NET Framework
16 21 (3.73%) JPA
16 21 (3.73%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (3.73%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.10%) Replication
3 30 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.73%) Clustering
6 16 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.66%) Data Structures
8 14 (2.49%) Fintech
9 10 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.60%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.60%) Reinsurance
10 9 (1.60%) User Experience
11 8 (1.42%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.36%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.46%) Linux
2 36 (6.39%) Windows
3 23 (4.09%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.02%) Android
4 17 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.78%) Unix
6 7 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (27.53%) Business Intelligence
2 128 (22.74%) Performance Tuning
3 125 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (14.21%) MVC
5 77 (13.68%) Web Development
6 73 (12.97%) TDD
7 59 (10.48%) Migration
8 44 (7.82%) SDLC
9 43 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (7.46%) Test Automation
11 37 (6.57%) Data Virtualisation
11 37 (6.57%) ETL
12 33 (5.86%) High Availability
13 29 (5.15%) Mentoring
14 28 (4.97%) Scrum
15 24 (4.26%) E-Commerce
16 21 (3.73%) Front End Development
16 21 (3.73%) Software Engineering
17 20 (3.55%) Project Management
18 18 (3.20%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (35.88%) T-SQL
2 159 (28.24%) C#
3 120 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 84 (14.92%) Java
5 50 (8.88%) PowerShell
6 39 (6.93%) PL/SQL
7 29 (5.15%) PHP
8 21 (3.73%) C
9 19 (3.37%) VBA
10 8 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.07%) C++
12 5 (0.89%) Delphi
12 5 (0.89%) VB
13 4 (0.71%) Java 8
14 2 (0.36%) ES6
14 2 (0.36%) Perl
14 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.36%) XAML
15 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (7.10%) Degree
2 38 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.60%) OCP
3 9 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.89%) ISEB
6 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.51%) QA
2 10 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.36%) PMO
3 2 (0.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) GDPR
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (2.31%) Active Directory
1 13 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.07%) vSphere
3 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.18%) vCloud
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (1.60%) Data Guard
1 9 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (1.07%) SCCM
3 5 (0.89%) WSUS
4 3 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 163 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 69 (12.26%) Oracle
3 22 (3.91%) Tableau
4 12 (2.13%) Facebook
5 9 (1.60%) DataCash
5 9 (1.60%) NetApp
6 8 (1.42%) SAP
7 6 (1.07%) VMware
8 5 (0.89%) HP
9 4 (0.71%) Symantec
10 3 (0.53%) Cisco
10 3 (0.53%) Cognos
10 3 (0.53%) Sage
11 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.36%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.36%) IFS
11 2 (0.36%) Infor
11 2 (0.36%) Progress
11 2 (0.36%) RedGate
11 2 (0.36%) webMethods