Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 230 350 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.99% 25.89% 18.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.98% 47.55% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 208 297 327
Kent median annual salary £36,375 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.93% -7.89% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,175 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,250 £53,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 622 736 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.75% 54.44% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 538 647 832
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Kent

SQL
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SQL in Kent

SQL
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Kent over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Kent

SQL
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Maidstone +1 37 £38,750 +3.33% 9
Dartford +14 35 £20,000 -37.50% 1
Tunbridge Wells 0 25 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Folkestone -2 16 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Tonbridge +2 10 £32,500 -29.73% 1
Swanley 0 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Whitstable 0 7 £32,000 -2.29% 2
West Malling -15 7 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Rochester +6 6 £61,250 - 1
Dover +1 5 £52,500 +52.17% 1
Canterbury -1 2 £43,750 +59.09% 1
Sevenoaks -7 2 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Stansted - 2 £41,250 - 1
Sittingbourne +7 1 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL.

1 98 (42.61%) C#
2 83 (36.09%) .NET
3 80 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 77 (33.48%) Finance
5 74 (32.17%) SQL Server
6 64 (27.83%) HTML
7 62 (26.96%) T-SQL
8 61 (26.52%) Microsoft
9 58 (25.22%) MVC
9 58 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (23.91%) CSS
11 46 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 42 (18.26%) Windows
13 41 (17.83%) Degree
14 34 (14.78%) Git (software)
15 32 (13.91%) .NET Framework
16 31 (13.48%) Computer Science
16 31 (13.48%) AngularJS
16 31 (13.48%) VMware
16 31 (13.48%) Computer Science Degree
17 30 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 30 (13.04%) Linux
18 28 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
19 27 (11.74%) jQuery
20 26 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
20 26 (11.30%) HTML5
21 24 (10.43%) XML
21 24 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
22 23 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
22 23 (10.00%) Visual Studio

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 14 (6.09%) Umbraco
2 11 (4.78%) IIS
3 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.87%) CMS
4 2 (0.87%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.87%) WordPress
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Drupal
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.17%) Elite 3E
3 4 (1.74%) iTrent
3 4 (1.74%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.87%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.87%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.87%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.43%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.43%) Movex
5 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.61%) GitHub
3 5 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.17%) Heroku
3 5 (2.17%) Trello
4 3 (1.30%) Office 365
5 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.87%) G Suite
5 2 (0.87%) npm
5 2 (0.87%) PaaS
5 2 (0.87%) SaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Scribe Online
5 2 (0.87%) Yarn
6 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.43%) NuGet
6 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.26%) Firewall
2 13 (5.65%) VLAN
2 13 (5.65%) VoIP
2 13 (5.65%) VPN
3 11 (4.78%) ADSL
3 11 (4.78%) IP Telephony
3 11 (4.78%) Junos
4 7 (3.04%) LAN
5 5 (2.17%) WAN
6 3 (1.30%) CDMA
6 3 (1.30%) DHCP
6 3 (1.30%) DNS
6 3 (1.30%) GSM
6 3 (1.30%) LTE
6 3 (1.30%) Network Security
6 3 (1.30%) UMTS
7 2 (0.87%) NAS
7 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.87%) WLAN
8 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (32.17%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.26%) MySQL
5 14 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.48%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.04%) Ingres
8 7 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.17%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.74%) Power BI
11 3 (1.30%) Big Data
11 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.87%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 34 (14.78%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 18 (7.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (6.52%) Subversion
6 11 (4.78%) JIRA
6 11 (4.78%) Selenium
7 9 (3.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (3.04%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.61%) NUnit
10 5 (2.17%) Log4Net
10 5 (2.17%) MSBuild
10 5 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.17%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.74%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.74%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.74%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.30%) Moq
General
1 77 (33.48%) Finance
2 16 (6.96%) Marketing
3 15 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.35%) Legal
5 7 (3.04%) Advertising
5 7 (3.04%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.74%) Retail
7 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (50.43%) Developer
2 48 (20.87%) .NET Developer
3 38 (16.52%) Analyst
4 27 (11.74%) C# Developer
4 27 (11.74%) SQL Developer
5 24 (10.43%) SQL Analyst
6 21 (9.13%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (9.13%) Graduate
7 18 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (7.83%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.96%) Junior
8 16 (6.96%) Project Manager
9 15 (6.52%) DBA
9 15 (6.52%) Junior Developer
9 15 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
9 15 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 15 (6.52%) SQL DBA
10 13 (5.65%) Data Analyst
10 13 (5.65%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (5.65%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (36.09%) .NET
2 64 (27.83%) HTML
3 55 (23.91%) CSS
4 46 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 32 (13.91%) .NET Framework
6 31 (13.48%) AngularJS
7 27 (11.74%) jQuery
8 26 (11.30%) HTML5
9 24 (10.43%) XML
10 22 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (9.57%) WPF
11 21 (9.13%) WinForms
12 20 (8.70%) Entity Framework
13 19 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (8.26%) React
14 17 (7.39%) CSS3
14 17 (7.39%) Web Services
15 13 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (5.65%) WCF
16 12 (5.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.48%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.17%) PMI
5 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.87%) Clustering
6 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.43%) EPoS
7 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.43%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.26%) Windows
2 30 (13.04%) Linux
3 20 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 18 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.78%) Unix
7 5 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.30%) AIX
8 3 (1.30%) CentOS
8 3 (1.30%) HPUX
8 3 (1.30%) Solaris
8 3 (1.30%) SUSE
8 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (25.22%) MVC
2 24 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (10.00%) CRM
4 20 (8.70%) Project Management
4 20 (8.70%) Scrum
5 19 (8.26%) SOLID
6 18 (7.83%) ETL
7 16 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (6.52%) ITIL
9 14 (6.09%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.65%) Budget Control
10 13 (5.65%) Change Management
10 13 (5.65%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.65%) Project Planning
11 12 (5.22%) TDD
11 12 (5.22%) Test Automation
12 11 (4.78%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.78%) Network Design
12 11 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 98 (42.61%) C#
2 80 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 62 (26.96%) T-SQL
4 22 (9.57%) VB.NET
5 18 (7.83%) Java
6 13 (5.65%) C
6 13 (5.65%) PHP
7 11 (4.78%) C++
7 11 (4.78%) VBA
8 10 (4.35%) Perl
8 10 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.48%) COBOL
10 5 (2.17%) Ruby
11 4 (1.74%) Python
12 3 (1.30%) ES6
12 3 (1.30%) R
12 3 (1.30%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.87%) Groovy
13 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (17.83%) Degree
2 31 (13.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.78%) CCNA
3 11 (4.78%) CCNP
3 11 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.74%) ISEB
5 4 (1.74%) MCSE
5 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.87%) MCP
7 2 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.09%) SLA
2 9 (3.91%) PMO
3 7 (3.04%) QA
4 5 (2.17%) GDPR
4 5 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.17%) Docker
2 5 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.87%) MetaFrame
3 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (26.52%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.48%) VMware
3 18 (7.83%) Oracle
4 15 (6.52%) Citrix
5 13 (5.65%) Cisco
6 9 (3.91%) MuleSoft
7 8 (3.48%) Google
8 6 (2.61%) Apple
8 6 (2.61%) Facebook
8 6 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.17%) Aderant
9 5 (2.17%) Infragistics
9 5 (2.17%) LexisNexis
9 5 (2.17%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.17%) Thunderhead
9 5 (2.17%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.74%) Capita
10 4 (1.74%) Compaq
10 4 (1.74%) Kronos
10 4 (1.74%) SAP