Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 263 534 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.38% 37.74% 23.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.22% 59.87% 49.42%
Number of salaries quoted 245 493 334
Essex median annual salary £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.58% +11.76% -3.41%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £68,750 £62,125
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +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 569 892 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.07% 63.04% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 454 777 677
Essex median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 21 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 87 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Basildon -2 38 £42,500 - 1
Colchester -8 31 £36,000 -28.00% 15
Southend-on-Sea -2 16 £26,250 +31.25% 6
Wickford -1 13 £36,250 -9.38%
Braintree +3 6 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Saffron Walden +8 3 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Witham -2 3 £32,000 -26.44%
Brentwood -2 3 £55,500 +91.38% 3
Harlow -5 2 £30,000 -52.00%
Grays - 2 - - 1
Chigwell - 2 £47,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 2 £57,500 -
Rayleigh +1 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £46,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £27,631 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 137 (52.09%) SQL Server
2 118 (44.87%) C#
3 111 (42.21%) .NET
4 93 (35.36%) Microsoft
5 74 (28.14%) MVC
6 73 (27.76%) HTML
7 72 (27.38%) JavaScript
8 64 (24.33%) CSS
9 60 (22.81%) ASP.NET
10 59 (22.43%) AngularJS
11 56 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (20.91%) Degree
12 55 (20.91%) T-SQL
13 53 (20.15%) Java
14 49 (18.63%) jQuery
15 47 (17.87%) SDLC
16 44 (16.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 44 (16.73%) TDD
17 43 (16.35%) XML
17 43 (16.35%) Web Development
18 39 (14.83%) Business Intelligence
19 38 (14.45%) Windows
19 38 (14.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 35 (13.31%) Visual Studio
20 35 (13.31%) Oracle
21 32 (12.17%) JSON
21 32 (12.17%) Ajax
21 32 (12.17%) Computer Science
22 31 (11.79%) Finance
23 30 (11.41%) Computer Science Degree

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 24 (9.13%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.32%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.18%) IIS
4 9 (3.42%) JBoss
5 5 (1.90%) Confluence
6 3 (1.14%) Apache
7 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.76%) CMS
7 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.38%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (6.46%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (0.76%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.28%) DHCP
1 6 (2.28%) DNS
2 4 (1.52%) SAN
3 3 (1.14%) NAS
3 3 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.76%) Firewall
4 2 (0.76%) SSL
5 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) WAN
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (52.09%) SQL Server
2 44 (16.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (14.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (10.65%) MySQL
5 21 (7.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (7.60%) Relational Database
7 19 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (3.04%) Power BI
10 7 (2.66%) DTS
10 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.28%) MS Access
12 5 (1.90%) ProClarity
12 5 (1.90%) QlikView
13 3 (1.14%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.14%) HBase
13 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (13.31%) Visual Studio
2 29 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (8.75%) NUnit
4 14 (5.32%) MSTest
4 14 (5.32%) SpecFlow
4 14 (5.32%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (5.32%) WatiN
5 7 (2.66%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.28%) Subversion
7 5 (1.90%) Moq
8 4 (1.52%) Selenium
9 1 (0.38%) Maven
9 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
General
1 31 (11.79%) Finance
2 8 (3.04%) Marketing
3 6 (2.28%) Local Government
3 6 (2.28%) Retail
4 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.76%) Advertising
5 2 (0.76%) Electronics
5 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.76%) Law
5 2 (0.76%) Legal
5 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Automotive
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 159 (60.46%) Developer
2 54 (20.53%) SQL Developer
3 53 (20.15%) .NET Developer
4 43 (16.35%) Web Developer
5 42 (15.97%) Analyst
5 42 (15.97%) C# Developer
6 38 (14.45%) Software Developer
7 32 (12.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (10.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (9.89%) C# Web Developer
10 25 (9.51%) .NET Web Developer
10 25 (9.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (8.75%) C# Software Developer
12 20 (7.60%) DBA
12 20 (7.60%) JavaScript Developer
13 18 (6.84%) Junior
13 18 (6.84%) SQL DBA
14 15 (5.70%) Java Developer
14 15 (5.70%) Test Analyst
15 14 (5.32%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (42.21%) .NET
2 73 (27.76%) HTML
3 64 (24.33%) CSS
4 60 (22.81%) ASP.NET
5 59 (22.43%) AngularJS
6 49 (18.63%) jQuery
7 43 (16.35%) XML
8 32 (12.17%) Ajax
8 32 (12.17%) JSON
9 29 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (11.03%) HTML5
10 24 (9.13%) CSS3
11 21 (7.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (7.60%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 19 (7.22%) WCF
14 18 (6.84%) .NET Framework
15 16 (6.08%) Razor View Engine
15 16 (6.08%) SOAP
15 16 (6.08%) Spring
15 16 (6.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.60%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.94%) AS400
3 13 (4.94%) iSeries
4 11 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.80%) Replication
6 7 (2.66%) iPhone
7 5 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.90%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.52%) Clustering
9 3 (1.14%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.76%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.76%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.38%) CMDB
11 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.38%) IVR
11 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.45%) Windows
2 10 (3.80%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.42%) Linux
4 8 (3.04%) Android
5 7 (2.66%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) SUSE
9 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.14%) MVC
2 56 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (17.87%) SDLC
4 44 (16.73%) TDD
5 43 (16.35%) Web Development
6 39 (14.83%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (12.17%) Computer Science
8 26 (9.89%) Test Automation
9 25 (9.51%) OO
10 24 (9.13%) Mentoring
10 24 (9.13%) Scrum
11 22 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (7.60%) ETL
12 20 (7.60%) Waterfall
13 19 (7.22%) Time Management
14 18 (6.84%) BDD
14 18 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.46%) Workflow
16 15 (5.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (44.87%) C#
2 72 (27.38%) JavaScript
3 55 (20.91%) T-SQL
4 53 (20.15%) Java
5 23 (8.75%) VB
6 17 (6.46%) Python
7 13 (4.94%) RPG
7 13 (4.94%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.42%) C
9 8 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.66%) PHP
11 5 (1.90%) Uniface
12 4 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.14%) Perl
13 3 (1.14%) VBA
14 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.38%) Java 9
15 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.38%) R
15 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (20.91%) Degree
2 30 (11.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.32%) ISEB
3 14 (5.32%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.70%) QA
2 3 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.52%) vSphere
3 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
4 1 (0.38%) NFS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 93 (35.36%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.31%) Oracle
3 16 (6.08%) VMware
4 14 (5.32%) Tableau
5 5 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (1.90%) Northgate
5 5 (1.90%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.52%) Citrix
6 4 (1.52%) Sage
7 3 (1.14%) 3PAR
7 3 (1.14%) Alteryx
7 3 (1.14%) Cisco
7 3 (1.14%) EMC
7 3 (1.14%) Isilon
8 2 (0.76%) SAP
8 2 (0.76%) Veeam
9 1 (0.38%) Apple
9 1 (0.38%) IBM
9 1 (0.38%) NetApp
9 1 (0.38%) Sophos