Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 231 282 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.89% 21.09% 16.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.62% 38.74% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 206 249 240
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £56,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 542 728 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.41% 54.45% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 455 614 687
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,000
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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Tunbridge Wells +9 38 £41,250 -8.33% 7
Maidstone +1 32 £45,000 +32.35% 12
Dartford +21 29 £30,000 -29.41% 15
West Malling +12 26 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Folkestone +12 24 £36,250 -9.38% 5
Whitstable +1 13 £31,000 +21.57%
Tonbridge -4 11 £32,000 -32.63% 4
Chatham -8 10 £30,000 - 10
Canterbury +1 2 £31,250 -9.42% 1
Swanley - 2 £35,000 - 8
Westerham +8 1 £55,000 +92.98% 2
Sittingbourne +7 1 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Dover +4 1 £52,500 +52.17% 2
Sevenoaks -2 1 £40,000 - 2
Stansted - 1 £42,500 -
Rochester - 1 £50,000 - 3
Deal - 1 £44,000 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 104 (45.02%) C#
2 96 (41.56%) .NET
3 87 (37.66%) SQL Server
4 79 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (29.87%) HTML
5 69 (29.87%) JavaScript
6 61 (26.41%) Finance
7 57 (24.68%) CSS
8 46 (19.91%) T-SQL
9 45 (19.48%) MVC
10 44 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 43 (18.61%) Windows
12 42 (18.18%) Scrum
12 42 (18.18%) Git (software)
13 39 (16.88%) Degree
14 35 (15.15%) Microsoft
15 34 (14.72%) Linux
16 33 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 29 (12.55%) CRM
17 29 (12.55%) AngularJS
18 28 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (12.12%) Oracle
18 28 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (11.69%) TDD
19 27 (11.69%) Marketing
20 26 (11.26%) .NET Framework
20 26 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
20 26 (11.26%) ETL
21 25 (10.82%) Software Engineering
21 25 (10.82%) Relational Database

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 (4.33%) IIS
2 9 (3.90%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.87%) Apache
3 2 (0.87%) Confluence
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.43%) SAS
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) iTrent
1 4 (1.73%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.87%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.43%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.03%) GitHub
4 4 (1.73%) Office 365
5 3 (1.30%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.30%) NuGet
6 2 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.87%) PaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.46%) CDMA
1 8 (3.46%) Firewall
1 8 (3.46%) GSM
1 8 (3.46%) LTE
1 8 (3.46%) UMTS
2 5 (2.16%) VLAN
2 5 (2.16%) VPN
3 4 (1.73%) ADSL
3 4 (1.73%) IP Telephony
3 4 (1.73%) Junos
3 4 (1.73%) LAN
3 4 (1.73%) VoIP
4 3 (1.30%) WAN
5 2 (0.87%) DNS
5 2 (0.87%) NAS
5 2 (0.87%) SAN
6 1 (0.43%) Internet
6 1 (0.43%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (37.66%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (10.82%) Relational Database
4 24 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (8.66%) MySQL
6 14 (6.06%) Power BI
7 13 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (3.90%) Ingres
9 9 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.73%) Big Data
13 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
14 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.09%) Selenium
3 18 (7.79%) Visual Studio
4 17 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (6.93%) JIRA
6 13 (5.63%) Subversion
7 9 (3.90%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (3.03%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.60%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (1.73%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.73%) ReSharper
13 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.30%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.30%) Moq
13 3 (1.30%) MSBuild
13 3 (1.30%) NUnit
13 3 (1.30%) Protractor
13 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 61 (26.41%) Finance
2 27 (11.69%) Marketing
3 9 (3.90%) Automotive
3 9 (3.90%) Retail
4 5 (2.16%) Advertising
4 5 (2.16%) Banking
5 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (56.71%) Developer
2 66 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 46 (19.91%) C# Developer
4 39 (16.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (13.85%) DBA
5 32 (13.85%) SQL DBA
6 31 (13.42%) Analyst
6 31 (13.42%) Software Developer
7 24 (10.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (7.79%) .NET Software Developer
8 18 (7.79%) WinForms Developer
9 17 (7.36%) C# Software Developer
10 15 (6.49%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.49%) SQL Analyst
10 15 (6.49%) SQL Developer
11 14 (6.06%) Administrator
11 14 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 13 (5.63%) Junior Developer
12 13 (5.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (41.56%) .NET
2 69 (29.87%) HTML
3 57 (24.68%) CSS
4 44 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 29 (12.55%) AngularJS
6 28 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (11.26%) .NET Framework
8 22 (9.52%) WinForms
9 21 (9.09%) WPF
10 20 (8.66%) jQuery
10 20 (8.66%) Web Services
11 19 (8.23%) HTML5
11 19 (8.23%) React
12 16 (6.93%) XML
13 15 (6.49%) WCF
14 14 (6.06%) CSS3
14 14 (6.06%) Entity Framework
15 13 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (3.90%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.66%) Clustering
2 16 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.03%) Replication
5 5 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.87%) PMI
7 2 (0.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.43%) Contactless
8 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.43%) Fintech
8 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.61%) Windows
2 34 (14.72%) Linux
3 15 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (6.06%) Unix
4 14 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.46%) CentOS
6 6 (2.60%) Android
6 6 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.73%) AIX
7 4 (1.73%) HPUX
7 4 (1.73%) Solaris
7 4 (1.73%) SUSE
7 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.48%) MVC
3 42 (18.18%) Scrum
4 29 (12.55%) CRM
5 28 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (11.69%) TDD
7 26 (11.26%) ETL
8 25 (10.82%) Software Engineering
9 24 (10.39%) Computer Science
10 23 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 20 (8.66%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (7.36%) Unit Testing
14 16 (6.93%) SOLID
15 14 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (6.06%) Release Management
16 13 (5.63%) Change Control
16 13 (5.63%) Secure Coding
17 12 (5.19%) API Development
17 12 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (45.02%) C#
2 69 (29.87%) JavaScript
3 46 (19.91%) T-SQL
4 20 (8.66%) VB.NET
5 17 (7.36%) C
6 15 (6.49%) Java
7 12 (5.19%) C++
7 12 (5.19%) Perl
7 12 (5.19%) PHP
7 12 (5.19%) Python
8 10 (4.33%) COBOL
9 8 (3.46%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.46%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.46%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.03%) Groovy
11 5 (2.16%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.73%) R
13 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.87%) VBScript
15 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (16.88%) Degree
2 23 (9.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.76%) ISEB
4 10 (4.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.03%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.73%) CCNA
6 4 (1.73%) CCNP
6 4 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.87%) MCITP
7 2 (0.87%) MCSE
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ACCA
8 1 (0.43%) CCA
8 1 (0.43%) CIMA
8 1 (0.43%) MCP
8 1 (0.43%) PhD
8 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.96%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.73%) Docker
3 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 35 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.12%) Oracle
3 16 (6.93%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.33%) VMware
5 9 (3.90%) MuleSoft
5 9 (3.90%) Thunderhead
6 8 (3.46%) Google
7 4 (1.73%) Cisco
7 4 (1.73%) Compaq
7 4 (1.73%) Kronos
7 4 (1.73%) Sun
8 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.30%) SAP
8 3 (1.30%) Splunk
9 2 (0.87%) Citrix
9 2 (0.87%) Epicor
9 2 (0.87%) IFS
9 2 (0.87%) Sage
10 1 (0.43%) Tableau
10 1 (0.43%) Veeam