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 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 272 240 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.98% 24.62% 26.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.52% 48.10% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 225 204 254
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 611 499 604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 60.62% 51.18% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 508 429 478
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 May 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 3 months to 25 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +12 65 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Chelmsford 0 60 £40,000 +2.56% 6
Basildon 0 11 £55,000 +29.41%
Wickford - 10 £34,000 -
Brentwood -5 7 £50,000 +14.28%
Saffron Walden -9 7 £35,614 -25.02% 1
Harlow -5 6 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Braintree - 4 £45,000 - 2
Witham - 3 £50,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +13 2 £47,250 +22.72%
Hockley - 2 - -
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £50,000 -
Loughton -1 1 £27,000 -28.00%
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 168 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 157 (32.51%) Oracle
3 145 (30.02%) .NET
4 124 (25.67%) C#
5 114 (23.60%) PL/SQL
5 114 (23.60%) MVC
6 107 (22.15%) Degree
7 104 (21.53%) HTML
8 97 (20.08%) Linux
9 96 (19.88%) JavaScript
9 96 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (19.67%) Java
10 95 (19.67%) Relational Database
11 92 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
12 89 (18.43%) Microsoft
12 89 (18.43%) CSS
13 84 (17.39%) RDBMS
13 84 (17.39%) Oracle Database
14 77 (15.94%) ASP.NET
15 76 (15.73%) Performance Tuning
16 75 (15.53%) Finance
17 73 (15.11%) ETL
18 61 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 58 (12.01%) Web Development
20 57 (11.80%) Spring
21 56 (11.59%) Computer Science
22 55 (11.39%) T-SQL
23 53 (10.97%) jQuery
24 51 (10.56%) Windows
25 49 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 36 (7.45%) IIS
2 35 (7.25%) JBoss
3 26 (5.38%) GlassFish
4 24 (4.97%) Apache
5 23 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 20 (4.14%) Tomcat
7 17 (3.52%) SharePoint
8 15 (3.11%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.86%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.04%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.83%) CMS
11 4 (0.83%) Documentum
12 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.41%) Apache Geronimo
13 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (8.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) Weka
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.21%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.24%) GitHub
1 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.83%) Office 365
3 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.24%) Internet
3 5 (1.04%) DNS
3 5 (1.04%) Firewall
4 4 (0.83%) DHCP
4 4 (0.83%) FTP
4 4 (0.83%) HTTP
4 4 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.83%) SMTP
5 3 (0.62%) Extranet
5 3 (0.62%) Intranet
5 3 (0.62%) LAN
5 3 (0.62%) LDAP
5 3 (0.62%) Network Security
5 3 (0.62%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (0.62%) Wireless
6 2 (0.41%) Skype
7 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.21%) SAN
7 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 95 (19.67%) Relational Database
3 84 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 84 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 61 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 45 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (9.32%) MySQL
8 37 (7.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 37 (7.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (6.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 23 (4.76%) QlikView
10 23 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (3.11%) MongoDB
15 12 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 37 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.31%) Maven
4 15 (3.11%) Ant
4 15 (3.11%) Gradle
5 12 (2.48%) JIRA
6 11 (2.28%) Subversion
7 6 (1.24%) Selenium
7 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.04%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.04%) Toad
9 4 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.83%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.62%) jMock
10 3 (0.62%) JUnit
10 3 (0.62%) Mockito
11 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.21%) Buildbot
General
1 75 (15.53%) Finance
2 15 (3.11%) Automotive
3 14 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.48%) Marketing
5 10 (2.07%) Banking
5 10 (2.07%) Legal
5 10 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.45%) Advertising
6 7 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.24%) Electronics
8 4 (0.83%) Law
8 4 (0.83%) Retail
9 3 (0.62%) Back Office
9 3 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 288 (59.63%) Developer
2 75 (15.53%) Analyst
3 72 (14.91%) Java Developer
4 61 (12.63%) C# Developer
5 59 (12.22%) Oracle Developer
6 53 (10.97%) SQL Developer
7 52 (10.77%) .NET Developer
7 52 (10.77%) Senior Developer
8 45 (9.32%) DBA
9 43 (8.90%) Database Developer
10 38 (7.87%) Oracle Database Developer
11 32 (6.63%) Support Analyst
12 31 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (6.00%) Administrator
13 29 (6.00%) Applications Support
13 29 (6.00%) ETL Developer
13 29 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
13 29 (6.00%) Software Developer
14 26 (5.38%) SQL Database Developer
15 23 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (30.02%) .NET
2 104 (21.53%) HTML
3 89 (18.43%) CSS
4 77 (15.94%) ASP.NET
5 57 (11.80%) Spring
6 53 (10.97%) jQuery
7 42 (8.70%) XML
8 41 (8.49%) SOAP
9 37 (7.66%) J2EE
9 37 (7.66%) Web Services
10 35 (7.25%) Java EE
11 34 (7.04%) Hibernate
11 34 (7.04%) Spring MVC
12 30 (6.21%) .NET Framework
12 30 (6.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (5.80%) JMS
14 26 (5.38%) REST
15 23 (4.76%) Ajax
16 22 (4.55%) EJB
17 20 (4.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 13 (2.69%) iPad
5 11 (2.28%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.24%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.24%) LIMS
9 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.04%) Clustering
9 5 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.04%) Replication
10 3 (0.62%) DataPower
10 3 (0.62%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.62%) NHS
10 3 (0.62%) Wiki
11 2 (0.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 97 (20.08%) Linux
2 51 (10.56%) Windows
3 29 (6.00%) Unix
4 24 (4.97%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.83%) Android
9 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.41%) Solaris
10 2 (0.41%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (23.60%) MVC
2 96 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 76 (15.73%) Performance Tuning
5 73 (15.11%) ETL
6 58 (12.01%) Web Development
7 42 (8.70%) TDD
8 38 (7.87%) SDLC
9 35 (7.25%) OO
10 26 (5.38%) Data Modelling
10 26 (5.38%) High Availability
10 26 (5.38%) Test Automation
11 24 (4.97%) ITIL
12 21 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 21 (4.35%) Mathematics
12 21 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (3.52%) DevOps
15 15 (3.11%) Mentoring
15 15 (3.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (25.67%) C#
2 114 (23.60%) PL/SQL
3 96 (19.88%) JavaScript
4 95 (19.67%) Java
5 55 (11.39%) T-SQL
6 24 (4.97%) Shell Script
7 23 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 21 (4.35%) PHP
9 15 (3.11%) Perl
10 12 (2.48%) VBA
11 11 (2.28%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.66%) Delphi
13 6 (1.24%) VBScript
14 3 (0.62%) Python
15 2 (0.41%) C
15 2 (0.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.21%) Formula Language
16 1 (0.21%) LotusScript
16 1 (0.21%) Uniface
16 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (22.15%) Degree
2 27 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (3.93%) OCP
3 19 (3.93%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (3.11%) Master's Degree
5 11 (2.28%) MCTS
6 8 (1.66%) MCITP
7 4 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (0.83%) MCP
7 4 (0.83%) MCSE
7 4 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.41%) CISM
8 2 (0.41%) CISSP
8 2 (0.41%) ISEB
8 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.41%) Mathematical Degree
8 2 (0.41%) MCSA
9 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.86%) SLA
2 8 (1.66%) GDPR
2 8 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.45%) QA
4 5 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.41%) ISO 14000
6 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.83%) vSphere
5 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.41%) Firmware
6 2 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (2.90%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.83%) Nagios
4 3 (0.62%) Nessus
4 3 (0.62%) Opsview
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 157 (32.51%) Oracle
2 89 (18.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.97%) Tableau
4 11 (2.28%) SAP
5 9 (1.86%) Cognos
6 7 (1.45%) Splunk
7 6 (1.24%) Citrix
8 5 (1.04%) DevExpress
8 5 (1.04%) IBM
8 5 (1.04%) PayPal
8 5 (1.04%) Pega
8 5 (1.04%) VMware
9 4 (0.83%) Dynatrace
9 4 (0.83%) OpenText
9 4 (0.83%) Thunderhead
10 3 (0.62%) Capita
10 3 (0.62%) F5
10 3 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.62%) Mitel
11 2 (0.41%) Cisco
Essex
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Great Bardfield, Essex
Recruitment Genius
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + Excellent Bens inc. Pension, Laptop, Life Assurance + more!
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Braintree
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35 - £36 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Cloudscope
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension, 20 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 9 days ago
Colchester, Essex
I3
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Full package
Posted: 17 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Peopleworks
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus + Share Options +
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Washington Frank
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Washington Frank
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago