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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Home Counties
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 11.76% 8.33% 16.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 40.00% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +50.00%  
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 9 5 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 52.94% 20.83% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -21.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 March 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 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) SignalR
2 2 (40.00%) Grunt
2 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) WebSockets
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping

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 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Angular Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior QlikView Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
1 2 (40.00%) SignalR
1 2 (40.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) SEO
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
1 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (20.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle