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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Home Counties
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 16.67% 3.70% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 14.29% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 -
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 the Home Counties with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Home Counties
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 50.00% 25.93% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 1
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Home Counties 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) R
1 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) UML

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QlikView Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle