Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL 10 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 41.67% 13.79% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 83.33% 30.77% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 6
Home Counties median annual salary £43,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £41,750 £50,800 £41,250
90th Percentile £52,750 £65,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 the Home Counties with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Home Counties
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 12 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 50.00% 44.83% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 18
Home Counties median annual salary £43,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.35% -11.54% -16.13%
10th Percentile £41,750 £32,950 £40,000
90th Percentile £52,375 £65,000 £74,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the Home Counties

SQL
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in the Home Counties.

Salary trend for SQL in the Home Counties

SQL
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the Home Counties over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 23 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for SQL.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) WinForms
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) IIS
2 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) MATLAB
2 8 (80.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) WPF
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) MVVM
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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 8 (80.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 8 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (80.00%) C# Software Developer
1 8 (80.00%) C++ Developer
1 8 (80.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 8 (80.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Public Sector Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (80.00%) WCF
1 8 (80.00%) WinForms
1 8 (80.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) MVVM
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared