Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 422 527 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 30.12% 24.72% 24.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.83% 52.65% 50.27%
Number of salaries quoted 366 404 487
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,575 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,000
East of England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%

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 784 1001 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 55.96% 46.95% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 665 772 1012
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,904 £61,125
East of England median annual salary £46,701 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.78% +5.88% +2.41%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +1 107 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Colchester +11 64 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Harlow -1 41 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Witham 0 26 £43,500 -0.57% 1
Basildon -2 18 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Brentwood +2 15 £29,000 -42.00%
Southend-on-Sea +20 14 £20,000 -33.33% 2
Wickford +1 10 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Braintree +2 3 £31,500 -25.88%
Billericay -2 3 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Epping - 3 £40,000 -
Rayleigh 0 1 £30,000 -
Loughton -9 1 £27,000 -10.00%
Saffron Walden -10 1 £49,602 +24.01% 2
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 183 (43.36%) SQL Server
2 142 (33.65%) Microsoft
3 134 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (31.28%) C#
5 118 (27.96%) .NET
6 117 (27.73%) JavaScript
7 99 (23.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 97 (22.99%) T-SQL
9 96 (22.75%) HTML
10 91 (21.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 80 (18.96%) ASP.NET
12 78 (18.48%) MVC
13 74 (17.54%) Java
14 70 (16.59%) CSS
15 67 (15.88%) TDD
16 65 (15.40%) Business Intelligence
17 63 (14.93%) Web Development
17 63 (14.93%) SQL Server 2014
18 62 (14.69%) Oracle
19 57 (13.51%) Advertising
20 56 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
21 54 (12.80%) Finance
21 54 (12.80%) XML
21 54 (12.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 54 (12.80%) AngularJS
22 53 (12.56%) Microsoft Excel
23 52 (12.32%) Linux
23 52 (12.32%) Spring
24 49 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
25 47 (11.14%) SQL Server 2012

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 (6.40%) IIS
2 17 (4.03%) JBoss
3 7 (1.66%) Apache
4 4 (0.95%) CMS
4 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 53 (12.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (4.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.71%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.71%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.47%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (0.95%) IaaS
4 4 (0.95%) PaaS
5 3 (0.71%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.47%) Office 365
6 2 (0.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.90%) FTP
2 4 (0.95%) VoIP
2 4 (0.95%) WAN
3 3 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (0.71%) SAN
3 3 (0.71%) SMS
4 2 (0.47%) Firewall
4 2 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) DHCP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (43.36%) SQL Server
2 99 (23.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 91 (21.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (14.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 54 (12.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (11.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 44 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (9.00%) Oracle Database
9 25 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (5.45%) Relational Database
12 19 (4.50%) RDBMS
13 17 (4.03%) MySQL
13 17 (4.03%) Power BI
14 16 (3.79%) OLAP
14 16 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (3.55%) Oracle Database 12c
16 14 (3.32%) OLTP
17 13 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (2.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (6.40%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.32%) Selenium
4 7 (1.66%) WebDriver
5 6 (1.42%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.18%) JIRA
6 5 (1.18%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.18%) Subversion
7 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.95%) Maven
8 3 (0.71%) jMock
8 3 (0.71%) JUnit
8 3 (0.71%) Mockito
8 3 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.47%) git-flow
9 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.47%) Moq
9 2 (0.47%) MSTest
General
1 57 (13.51%) Advertising
2 54 (12.80%) Finance
3 20 (4.74%) Automotive
4 19 (4.50%) Retail
5 15 (3.55%) Banking
6 14 (3.32%) Marketing
7 12 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.95%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 225 (53.32%) Developer
2 67 (15.88%) SQL Developer
3 66 (15.64%) Analyst
4 51 (12.09%) Java Developer
5 50 (11.85%) C# Developer
6 49 (11.61%) DBA
7 40 (9.48%) .NET Developer
7 40 (9.48%) Web Developer
8 35 (8.29%) Applications Support
9 33 (7.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (7.35%) Support Analyst
11 29 (6.87%) Administrator
11 29 (6.87%) ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (6.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (6.87%) Senior Developer
12 28 (6.64%) Applications Support Analyst
13 25 (5.92%) .NET Web Developer
14 23 (5.45%) C# Web Developer
14 23 (5.45%) Software Developer
14 23 (5.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (27.96%) .NET
2 96 (22.75%) HTML
3 80 (18.96%) ASP.NET
4 70 (16.59%) CSS
5 54 (12.80%) AngularJS
5 54 (12.80%) XML
6 52 (12.32%) Spring
7 43 (10.19%) jQuery
8 41 (9.72%) .NET Framework
9 40 (9.48%) Spring MVC
10 39 (9.24%) RESTful
11 33 (7.82%) HTML5
12 29 (6.87%) Web Services
13 28 (6.64%) Java EE
14 25 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (5.92%) JPA
14 25 (5.92%) JSON
14 25 (5.92%) WCF
15 22 (5.21%) Entity Framework
15 22 (5.21%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.08%) Replication
6 8 (1.90%) Clustering
7 7 (1.66%) User Experience
8 4 (0.95%) Fintech
8 4 (0.95%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.71%) PKI
10 2 (0.47%) AS400
10 2 (0.47%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.47%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.47%) Life Science
10 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.24%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.32%) Linux
2 24 (5.69%) Unix
2 24 (5.69%) Windows
3 15 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.90%) Android
4 8 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (18.48%) MVC
3 67 (15.88%) TDD
4 65 (15.40%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (14.93%) Web Development
6 49 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
7 42 (9.95%) ETL
8 38 (9.00%) Scrum
9 36 (8.53%) SDLC
10 27 (6.40%) ITIL
10 27 (6.40%) Mentoring
11 24 (5.69%) ERP
11 24 (5.69%) High Availability
12 20 (4.74%) Test Automation
12 20 (4.74%) Web Application Development
13 19 (4.50%) Unit Testing
14 18 (4.27%) DevOps
14 18 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (4.03%) Data Analysis
16 16 (3.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (31.28%) C#
2 117 (27.73%) JavaScript
3 97 (22.99%) T-SQL
4 74 (17.54%) Java
5 43 (10.19%) PL/SQL
6 37 (8.77%) C
7 26 (6.16%) PHP
7 26 (6.16%) VBA
8 15 (3.55%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.61%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.66%) VBScript
11 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.18%) VB
12 4 (0.95%) C++
12 4 (0.95%) Delphi
12 4 (0.95%) Perl
13 3 (0.71%) R
14 2 (0.47%) ANSI SQL
14 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (10.43%) Degree
2 20 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.55%) OCP
3 15 (3.55%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.42%) MCP
6 3 (0.71%) ISEB
6 3 (0.71%) MCITP
6 3 (0.71%) MCTS
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CCIE
7 1 (0.24%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (0.24%) CCNA
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) CCSP
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.55%) Data Quality
1 15 (3.55%) QA
2 8 (1.90%) SLA
3 3 (0.71%) GDPR
3 3 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.66%) vSphere
3 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.47%) KVM
4 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.55%) Data Guard
1 15 (3.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.18%) Puppet
3 2 (0.47%) Ansible
3 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.47%) Terraform
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 142 (33.65%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.69%) Oracle
3 8 (1.90%) Dynatrace
3 8 (1.90%) Facebook
3 8 (1.90%) Splunk
3 8 (1.90%) Tableau
4 6 (1.42%) SAP
4 6 (1.42%) VMware
5 5 (1.18%) Google
6 4 (0.95%) Cisco
6 4 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.71%) Software AG
7 3 (0.71%) webMethods
8 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.47%) Capita
8 2 (0.47%) Cognos
8 2 (0.47%) IFS
8 2 (0.47%) Sybase
8 2 (0.47%) Symantec
8 2 (0.47%) Thunderhead