Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 232 403 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.64% 27.34% 21.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.75% 49.27% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 209 316 395
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.29%

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 649 818 1,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.95% 55.50% 51.18%
Number of salaries quoted 598 689 934
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,650 £24,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +5 27 £27,500 -14.73% 3
Tunbridge Wells -8 27 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Maidstone -4 21 £35,000 -6.67% 7
Tonbridge +1 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
West Malling -23 9 £55,000 +37.50% 11
Swanley 0 7 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Folkestone -2 7 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Rochester +5 6 £61,250 - 1
Canterbury -5 6 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Chatham -3 4 £32,500 -1.52% 1
Dover - 4 £52,500 - 1
Westerham - 2 £28,000 -
Sittingbourne +6 1 £25,000 -16.67% 4
Whitstable -2 1 £32,000 -2.29% 2
Sevenoaks -7 1 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 - 1
Stansted - 1 £40,000 -
Aylesford - 1 £30,000 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 115 (49.57%) C#
2 97 (41.81%) .NET
3 86 (37.07%) JavaScript
4 76 (32.76%) T-SQL
5 69 (29.74%) ASP.NET
5 69 (29.74%) Finance
6 61 (26.29%) CSS
6 61 (26.29%) SQL Server
7 58 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 52 (22.41%) .NET Framework
9 50 (21.55%) MVC
10 47 (20.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 40 (17.24%) HTML
11 40 (17.24%) Entity Framework
12 39 (16.81%) Node.js
13 37 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (15.09%) VMware
14 35 (15.09%) SOLID
15 32 (13.79%) Windows
16 31 (13.36%) WCF
17 29 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 28 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (11.64%) SOA
19 27 (11.64%) Log4Net
19 27 (11.64%) Inversion of Control
19 27 (11.64%) ES6
19 27 (11.64%) Dapper ORM
19 27 (11.64%) Autofac
20 26 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 26 (11.21%) Project Management

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 24 (10.34%) NServiceBus
2 5 (2.16%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.86%) Apache
4 2 (0.86%) IIS
4 2 (0.86%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.86%) WordPress
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Drupal
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (6.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (2.16%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.72%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.72%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.86%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.86%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.43%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.43%) Movex
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (11.21%) npm
3 24 (10.34%) Yarn
4 6 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.16%) GitHub
5 5 (2.16%) Trello
6 4 (1.72%) Heroku
7 3 (1.29%) NuGet
7 3 (1.29%) PaaS
7 3 (1.29%) SaaS
8 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.86%) G Suite
8 2 (0.86%) IaaS
8 2 (0.86%) Office 365
8 2 (0.86%) Scribe Online
9 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.33%) Firewall
2 11 (4.74%) VoIP
3 9 (3.88%) VLAN
3 9 (3.88%) VPN
4 8 (3.45%) ADSL
4 8 (3.45%) IP Telephony
4 8 (3.45%) Junos
5 5 (2.16%) LAN
6 4 (1.72%) DHCP
6 4 (1.72%) DNS
6 4 (1.72%) WAN
7 3 (1.29%) Network Security
8 2 (0.86%) SAN
8 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.43%) Broadband
9 1 (0.43%) Internet
9 1 (0.43%) NAS
9 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.29%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.62%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.03%) MySQL
6 9 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.16%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.72%) Power BI
11 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (11.64%) Log4Net
2 25 (10.78%) webpack
3 24 (10.34%) Babel
3 24 (10.34%) MSBuild
4 20 (8.62%) Git (software)
5 18 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (7.33%) Visual Studio
7 11 (4.74%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (4.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (3.88%) Selenium
9 9 (3.88%) Subversion
10 8 (3.45%) JIRA
11 6 (2.59%) NUnit
11 6 (2.59%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (2.16%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.72%) ReSharper
13 4 (1.72%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.29%) Moq
General
1 69 (29.74%) Finance
2 19 (8.19%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.31%) Marketing
4 7 (3.02%) Advertising
4 7 (3.02%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.02%) Legal
5 3 (1.29%) Banking
6 2 (0.86%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (49.14%) Developer
2 57 (24.57%) .NET Developer
3 45 (19.40%) C# Developer
4 37 (15.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (13.79%) Analyst
6 27 (11.64%) SQL Developer
7 19 (8.19%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (8.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (7.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (7.33%) Project Manager
10 15 (6.47%) Applications Developer
10 15 (6.47%) Graduate
10 15 (6.47%) IT Manager
10 15 (6.47%) IT Project Manager
10 15 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (6.47%) Software Developer
10 15 (6.47%) SQL Analyst
11 14 (6.03%) DBA
11 14 (6.03%) Senior Developer
11 14 (6.03%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (41.81%) .NET
2 69 (29.74%) ASP.NET
3 61 (26.29%) CSS
4 52 (22.41%) .NET Framework
5 47 (20.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 40 (17.24%) Entity Framework
6 40 (17.24%) HTML
7 39 (16.81%) Node.js
8 31 (13.36%) WCF
9 27 (11.64%) Autofac
9 27 (11.64%) Dapper ORM
10 25 (10.78%) Backbone.js
10 25 (10.78%) Redux
11 24 (10.34%) Jest
11 24 (10.34%) Marionette.js
11 24 (10.34%) MSMQ
11 24 (10.34%) React
12 23 (9.91%) AngularJS
12 23 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (9.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.76%) Computer Science
1 18 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.31%) Replication
4 9 (3.88%) Clustering
5 7 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.72%) PMI
8 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.43%) EPoS
9 1 (0.43%) Fintech
9 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.43%) W3C
9 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.79%) Windows
2 15 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (6.03%) Linux
4 13 (5.60%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.55%) MVC
2 37 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (15.09%) SOLID
4 28 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (11.64%) Inversion of Control
5 27 (11.64%) SOA
6 26 (11.21%) Project Management
7 21 (9.05%) ITIL
8 19 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (7.33%) Budget Control
9 17 (7.33%) Change Management
9 17 (7.33%) CRM
9 17 (7.33%) Project Planning
10 15 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (6.03%) Software Engineering
12 13 (5.60%) ETL
12 13 (5.60%) TDD
12 13 (5.60%) Test Automation
13 11 (4.74%) SDLC
14 10 (4.31%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 115 (49.57%) C#
2 86 (37.07%) JavaScript
3 76 (32.76%) T-SQL
4 27 (11.64%) ES6
5 15 (6.47%) Java
6 14 (6.03%) PHP
6 14 (6.03%) VB.NET
6 14 (6.03%) VBA
7 11 (4.74%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.72%) Ruby
8 4 (1.72%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.86%) C++
9 2 (0.86%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.43%) C
10 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (9.91%) Degree
2 15 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.88%) CCNA
3 9 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.45%) CCNP
5 5 (2.16%) MCSE
5 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.72%) ISEB
6 4 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.29%) MCSA
7 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.76%) SLA
2 14 (6.03%) PMO
3 13 (5.60%) QA
4 5 (2.16%) GDPR
4 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.16%) Docker
2 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.86%) MetaFrame
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.86%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.29%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.09%) VMware
3 19 (8.19%) Citrix
4 10 (4.31%) Cisco
4 10 (4.31%) Oracle
5 7 (3.02%) Facebook
6 6 (2.59%) Apple
6 6 (2.59%) SAP
7 5 (2.16%) Aderant
7 5 (2.16%) Infragistics
7 5 (2.16%) LexisNexis
7 5 (2.16%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.16%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.72%) Capita
8 4 (1.72%) Epicor
8 4 (1.72%) Google
8 4 (1.72%) Infor
8 4 (1.72%) Sage
9 3 (1.29%) Thunderhead
9 3 (1.29%) Xero