Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 509 488 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.08% 24.76% 24.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.51% 46.65% 49.81%
Number of salaries quoted 499 379 434
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,870 £61,250
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 870 1,046 1,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 59.96% 53.07% 49.69%
Number of salaries quoted 757 837 859
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,150 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +2 126 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Chelmsford +1 101 £43,278 +8.19% 6
Basildon +4 52 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Southend-on-Sea +2 38 £20,000 -51.22% 2
Wickford 0 33 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Brentwood +17 22 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Harlow -7 21 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Epping - 8 £40,000 -
Billericay +12 4 £39,750 +32.50% 1
Witham 0 3 £43,500 -8.42%
Saffron Walden +4 1 - - 1
Leigh-on-Sea +4 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Loughton -2 1 £60,000 +122.22%
Maldon - 1 £42,500 -
SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 266 (52.26%) SQL Server
2 196 (38.51%) T-SQL
3 150 (29.47%) Microsoft
4 148 (29.08%) C#
5 139 (27.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 122 (23.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 119 (23.38%) Business Intelligence
8 112 (22.00%) .NET
9 100 (19.65%) JavaScript
9 100 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
10 98 (19.25%) Finance
11 96 (18.86%) Performance Tuning
12 83 (16.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 76 (14.93%) HTML
14 69 (13.56%) ASP.NET
15 68 (13.36%) Java
16 62 (12.18%) Web Development
17 61 (11.98%) Degree
17 61 (11.98%) MVC
18 59 (11.59%) CSS
19 58 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
20 56 (11.00%) Migration
21 52 (10.22%) TDD
21 52 (10.22%) Oracle
22 50 (9.82%) AngularJS
23 49 (9.63%) Windows
24 46 (9.04%) Relational Database
25 44 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
25 44 (8.64%) PowerShell
26 42 (8.25%) MySQL

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 21 (4.13%) IIS
2 18 (3.54%) JBoss
3 6 (1.18%) CMS
3 6 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.98%) WordPress
5 4 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.39%) Apache
7 2 (0.39%) Drupal
7 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.20%) Confluence
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.20%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (1.77%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.59%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.39%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.39%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.39%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.20%) FastStats
6 1 (0.20%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.29%) Azure Data Factory
3 8 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.18%) Office 365
5 5 (0.98%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.59%) GitHub
7 3 (0.59%) IaaS
7 3 (0.59%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.38%) SMS
2 5 (0.98%) FTP
2 5 (0.98%) SAN
3 4 (0.79%) DHCP
3 4 (0.79%) DNS
3 4 (0.79%) Firewall
4 3 (0.59%) SSL
5 2 (0.39%) HTTP
5 2 (0.39%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.39%) NAS
6 1 (0.20%) Extranet
6 1 (0.20%) Internet
6 1 (0.20%) LAN
6 1 (0.20%) Multicast
6 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.20%) Network Security
6 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) VoIP
6 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (52.26%) SQL Server
2 139 (27.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 122 (23.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (16.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 46 (9.04%) Relational Database
6 42 (8.25%) MySQL
7 40 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (6.29%) Data Lake
8 32 (6.29%) HDInsight
8 32 (6.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 31 (6.09%) NoSQL
10 29 (5.70%) Oracle Database
11 27 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (3.54%) RDBMS
13 15 (2.95%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (2.95%) Power BI
13 15 (2.95%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (2.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (3.93%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.36%) Selenium
5 8 (1.57%) JUnit
6 7 (1.38%) JIRA
6 7 (1.38%) Subversion
7 6 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.39%) Grunt
9 2 (0.39%) gulp
9 2 (0.39%) webpack
10 1 (0.20%) FishEye
10 1 (0.20%) MSTest
10 1 (0.20%) NUnit
10 1 (0.20%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 98 (19.25%) Finance
2 30 (5.89%) Advertising
3 21 (4.13%) Marketing
4 17 (3.34%) Banking
5 12 (2.36%) Automotive
6 10 (1.96%) Games
7 8 (1.57%) Back Office
8 7 (1.38%) Retail
9 6 (1.18%) Legal
10 4 (0.79%) Law
11 3 (0.59%) Publishing
11 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 230 (45.19%) Developer
2 113 (22.20%) DBA
3 110 (21.61%) Analyst
4 99 (19.45%) SQL DBA
5 68 (13.36%) SQL Developer
6 54 (10.61%) SQL Server DBA
7 50 (9.82%) .NET Developer
8 46 (9.04%) C# Developer
9 42 (8.25%) Administrator
10 41 (8.06%) Junior
11 38 (7.47%) Java Developer
12 34 (6.68%) Junior Developer
12 34 (6.68%) Web Developer
13 29 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (5.70%) Software Developer
14 28 (5.50%) Business Systems Analyst
15 27 (5.30%) Junior SQL Developer
16 26 (5.11%) Senior DBA
17 25 (4.91%) Database Developer
18 23 (4.52%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (22.00%) .NET
2 76 (14.93%) HTML
3 69 (13.56%) ASP.NET
4 59 (11.59%) CSS
5 50 (9.82%) AngularJS
6 38 (7.47%) Web Services
7 36 (7.07%) WCF
7 36 (7.07%) XML
8 35 (6.88%) Spring
9 34 (6.68%) jQuery
10 25 (4.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 23 (4.52%) .NET Framework
11 23 (4.52%) Java EE
12 21 (4.13%) HTML5
13 20 (3.93%) Ajax
14 18 (3.54%) Spring MVC
15 16 (3.14%) CSS3
15 16 (3.14%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (3.14%) Struts
16 15 (2.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.07%) Replication
3 24 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.55%) Clustering
7 12 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.16%) Fintech
9 9 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.77%) Reinsurance
10 8 (1.57%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.79%) User Experience
12 3 (0.59%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.59%) iSeries
13 2 (0.39%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.39%) FMCG
13 2 (0.39%) TRADACOMS
14 1 (0.20%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.63%) Windows
2 27 (5.30%) Linux
3 25 (4.91%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.38%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.18%) Unix
6 6 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.98%) Android
7 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (23.38%) Business Intelligence
2 100 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (18.86%) Performance Tuning
4 62 (12.18%) Web Development
5 61 (11.98%) MVC
6 56 (11.00%) Migration
7 52 (10.22%) TDD
8 44 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (7.07%) Test Automation
10 34 (6.68%) ETL
10 34 (6.68%) SDLC
11 32 (6.29%) Data Virtualisation
12 30 (5.89%) E-Commerce
13 25 (4.91%) High Availability
13 25 (4.91%) Software Engineering
14 21 (4.13%) Scrum
15 19 (3.73%) Front End Development
16 18 (3.54%) OO
17 16 (3.14%) Supplier Management
18 14 (2.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 196 (38.51%) T-SQL
2 148 (29.08%) C#
3 100 (19.65%) JavaScript
4 68 (13.36%) Java
5 44 (8.64%) PowerShell
6 28 (5.50%) PL/SQL
7 18 (3.54%) PHP
8 15 (2.95%) VB
9 14 (2.75%) Delphi
10 9 (1.77%) VBA
11 7 (1.38%) Java 8
12 6 (1.18%) C
12 6 (1.18%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.98%) Perl
14 4 (0.79%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.59%) C++
15 3 (0.59%) Python
16 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (11.98%) Degree
2 25 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.98%) ISEB
5 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.20%) OCP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.11%) QA
2 12 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.79%) PMO
4 3 (0.59%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.57%) vSphere
3 6 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.59%) XenApp
6 2 (0.39%) Firmware
6 2 (0.39%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.20%) vCloud
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (0.98%) SCCM
1 5 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.79%) WSUS
3 3 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 150 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.22%) Oracle
3 15 (2.95%) Tableau
4 9 (1.77%) DataCash
5 8 (1.57%) Facebook
5 8 (1.57%) VMware
6 7 (1.38%) SAP
7 6 (1.18%) Cisco
8 5 (0.98%) HP
8 5 (0.98%) NetApp
9 3 (0.59%) Citrix
9 3 (0.59%) Cognos
9 3 (0.59%) Symantec
10 2 (0.39%) Epicor
10 2 (0.39%) IBM
10 2 (0.39%) Infor
10 2 (0.39%) RedGate
10 2 (0.39%) Sage
10 2 (0.39%) Veeam
10 2 (0.39%) webMethods