Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 244 302 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.76% 23.65% 17.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.71% 44.22% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 232 268 279
Kent median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% -9.09% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,275 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,625 £55,200
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 585 683 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.96% 53.48% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 516 592 754
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,375 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Dartford +19 40 £24,250 -25.38% 10
Maidstone +5 37 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Tunbridge Wells +3 33 £40,000 - 6
Folkestone -1 19 £37,500 -6.25% 7
West Malling 0 17 £42,500 +1.19% 6
Whitstable 0 12 £31,000 -5.34%
Swanley 0 7 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Chatham -10 7 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Tonbridge -2 6 £32,000 -30.81%
Rochester +7 4 £61,250 - 4
Dover +2 4 £52,500 +52.17% 1
Canterbury 0 2 £43,750 +59.09%
Stansted - 2 £41,250 - 2
Sittingbourne +8 1 £25,000 -52.38% 2
Westerham +5 1 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Sevenoaks -1 1 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Deal - 1 £44,000 - 2
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 94 (38.52%) C#
2 90 (36.89%) SQL Server
3 86 (35.25%) .NET
4 81 (33.20%) Finance
5 74 (30.33%) JavaScript
6 70 (28.69%) HTML
7 64 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (23.36%) Microsoft
9 56 (22.95%) CSS
10 52 (21.31%) T-SQL
11 51 (20.90%) Windows
12 50 (20.49%) MVC
13 45 (18.44%) Degree
14 43 (17.62%) ASP.NET
15 39 (15.98%) Linux
16 37 (15.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 35 (14.34%) Git (software)
18 32 (13.11%) Computer Science
18 32 (13.11%) Computer Science Degree
19 31 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (12.30%) Scrum
20 30 (12.30%) .NET Framework
21 29 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
21 29 (11.89%) ETL
22 28 (11.48%) AngularJS
23 27 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC
23 27 (11.07%) CRM
24 26 (10.66%) XML
24 26 (10.66%) Visual Studio
24 26 (10.66%) Oracle

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 10 (4.10%) IIS
2 9 (3.69%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.82%) WordPress
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) Confluence
4 1 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.64%) iTrent
1 4 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.82%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.82%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.41%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.41%) Movex
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.05%) GitHub
4 4 (1.64%) Heroku
5 3 (1.23%) PaaS
6 2 (0.82%) G Suite
6 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.82%) NuGet
6 2 (0.82%) Office 365
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.56%) Firewall
2 11 (4.51%) VLAN
2 11 (4.51%) VPN
3 9 (3.69%) ADSL
3 9 (3.69%) IP Telephony
3 9 (3.69%) Junos
3 9 (3.69%) VoIP
4 8 (3.28%) LAN
5 7 (2.87%) CDMA
5 7 (2.87%) GSM
5 7 (2.87%) LTE
5 7 (2.87%) UMTS
6 6 (2.46%) WAN
7 3 (1.23%) DHCP
7 3 (1.23%) DNS
7 3 (1.23%) Network Security
8 2 (0.82%) NAS
8 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.82%) WLAN
9 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 23 (9.43%) MySQL
5 21 (8.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.69%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (3.69%) Ingres
8 8 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.28%) Power BI
9 7 (2.87%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.64%) Big Data
11 4 (1.64%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.23%) SAP HANA
12 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.82%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 35 (14.34%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.66%) Visual Studio
3 23 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (7.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (6.15%) JIRA
5 15 (6.15%) Selenium
5 15 (6.15%) Subversion
6 9 (3.69%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.87%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (2.87%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.05%) NUnit
8 5 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.64%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.64%) ReSharper
10 3 (1.23%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.23%) Moq
10 3 (1.23%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.23%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.82%) Grunt
General
1 81 (33.20%) Finance
2 20 (8.20%) Marketing
3 12 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.87%) Legal
5 6 (2.46%) Banking
5 6 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.05%) Advertising
7 4 (1.64%) Automotive
7 4 (1.64%) Retail
8 3 (1.23%) Publishing
9 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 131 (53.69%) Developer
2 55 (22.54%) .NET Developer
3 43 (17.62%) Analyst
4 34 (13.93%) C# Developer
5 29 (11.89%) DBA
5 29 (11.89%) SQL DBA
6 27 (11.07%) Software Developer
7 25 (10.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (10.25%) SQL Developer
8 23 (9.43%) SQL Analyst
9 21 (8.61%) Graduate
10 20 (8.20%) Junior
11 19 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (7.79%) Junior Developer
12 16 (6.56%) WinForms Developer
13 15 (6.15%) Senior Developer
14 14 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (5.74%) Systems Analyst
15 13 (5.33%) Project Manager
16 12 (4.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (35.25%) .NET
2 70 (28.69%) HTML
3 56 (22.95%) CSS
4 43 (17.62%) ASP.NET
5 30 (12.30%) .NET Framework
6 28 (11.48%) AngularJS
7 27 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (10.66%) WPF
8 26 (10.66%) XML
9 25 (10.25%) HTML5
9 25 (10.25%) jQuery
10 24 (9.84%) WinForms
11 18 (7.38%) Web Services
12 17 (6.97%) React
13 15 (6.15%) CSS3
14 14 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (5.74%) Entity Framework
14 14 (5.74%) WCF
15 12 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (4.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.74%) Clustering
4 7 (2.87%) Replication
5 5 (2.05%) PMI
5 5 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) EPoS
8 1 (0.41%) Fintech
8 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.41%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
8 1 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.90%) Windows
2 39 (15.98%) Linux
3 22 (9.02%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (5.74%) Unix
4 14 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.87%) CentOS
7 4 (1.64%) AIX
7 4 (1.64%) HPUX
7 4 (1.64%) Solaris
7 4 (1.64%) SUSE
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.49%) MVC
3 31 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (12.30%) Scrum
5 29 (11.89%) ETL
6 27 (11.07%) CRM
7 24 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (7.79%) TDD
9 18 (7.38%) Unit Testing
10 17 (6.97%) Project Management
11 16 (6.56%) Test Automation
12 14 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.74%) E-Commerce
12 14 (5.74%) SOLID
13 13 (5.33%) ITIL
13 13 (5.33%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.92%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (4.51%) OOP
15 11 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 94 (38.52%) C#
2 74 (30.33%) JavaScript
3 52 (21.31%) T-SQL
4 24 (9.84%) VB.NET
5 21 (8.61%) Java
6 16 (6.56%) C
7 15 (6.15%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.74%) C++
9 12 (4.92%) Perl
10 10 (4.10%) COBOL
10 10 (4.10%) PHP
10 10 (4.10%) Python
11 7 (2.87%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.87%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.46%) Groovy
13 5 (2.05%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.05%) VBA
14 4 (1.64%) Ruby
15 3 (1.23%) R
16 2 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (18.44%) Degree
2 32 (13.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.92%) ISEB
4 9 (3.69%) CCNA
4 9 (3.69%) CCNP
4 9 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.87%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.05%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.64%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.82%) MCP
10 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) SLA
2 10 (4.10%) QA
3 6 (2.46%) PMO
4 2 (0.82%) GDPR
4 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.05%) Docker
3 4 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.66%) Oracle
3 25 (10.25%) VMware
4 15 (6.15%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.10%) Citrix
6 9 (3.69%) Cisco
6 9 (3.69%) Google
6 9 (3.69%) MuleSoft
7 7 (2.87%) Thunderhead
8 6 (2.46%) Apple
8 6 (2.46%) Facebook
9 5 (2.05%) SAP
10 4 (1.64%) Compaq
10 4 (1.64%) Kronos
10 4 (1.64%) Sun
11 3 (1.23%) IFS
11 3 (1.23%) Veeam
12 2 (0.82%) Aderant
12 2 (0.82%) Splunk
12 2 (0.82%) Xamarin