Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 265 344 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.13% 21.27% 22.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.32% 40.00% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 236 267 441
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 710 860 1,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.62% 53.18% 54.03%
Number of salaries quoted 614 723 1,073
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,350 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +2 44 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Dartford +6 21 £42,500 +9.68% 6
Maidstone +11 18 £34,000 -12.26% 10
Chatham -3 17 £27,500 -16.67%
West Malling -19 11 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Sevenoaks +1 6 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Tonbridge -2 6 £47,500 -7.32% 1
Westerham -5 6 £28,000 +1.82%
Canterbury -3 5 £32,500 -10.34% 3
Folkestone -13 4 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Aylesford - 2 £30,000 -
Swanley - 2 £22,500 -
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 126 (47.55%) C#
2 113 (42.64%) .NET
3 97 (36.60%) JavaScript
4 90 (33.96%) Microsoft
5 89 (33.58%) Finance
6 84 (31.70%) T-SQL
7 83 (31.32%) CSS
8 76 (28.68%) SQL Server
9 68 (25.66%) ASP.NET
10 57 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (20.38%) HTML
12 53 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (18.49%) .NET Framework
14 48 (18.11%) Node.js
15 46 (17.36%) Microsoft Excel
15 46 (17.36%) WCF
16 44 (16.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 43 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (15.85%) Entity Framework
19 38 (14.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 38 (14.34%) Windows
19 38 (14.34%) SOA
20 37 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
21 36 (13.58%) webpack
22 35 (13.21%) Degree
22 35 (13.21%) SOLID
23 34 (12.83%) ES6
23 34 (12.83%) AngularJS
24 33 (12.45%) MVC
24 33 (12.45%) npm

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 31 (11.70%) NServiceBus
2 4 (1.51%) IIS
3 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.13%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (17.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (9.06%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.51%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.75%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Unica
4 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (12.45%) npm
3 31 (11.70%) Yarn
4 7 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.64%) SaaS
5 5 (1.89%) Serverless
6 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.75%) IaaS
6 2 (0.75%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.40%) Firewall
2 8 (3.02%) Internet
2 8 (3.02%) VoIP
3 7 (2.64%) ADSL
3 7 (2.64%) HTTP
3 7 (2.64%) IP Telephony
3 7 (2.64%) Junos
3 7 (2.64%) SMTP
3 7 (2.64%) SSL
3 7 (2.64%) VLAN
3 7 (2.64%) VPN
4 6 (2.26%) AMQP
5 3 (1.13%) SAN
6 2 (0.75%) DHCP
6 2 (0.75%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) Broadband
7 1 (0.38%) Intranet
7 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 44 (16.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (14.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (10.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (6.04%) Power BI
7 15 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (4.53%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (3.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (3.02%) Big Data
13 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (2.26%) Cosmos DB
14 6 (2.26%) MySQL
14 6 (2.26%) NoSQL
15 5 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (1.89%) OLAP
15 5 (1.89%) OLTP
16 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (13.58%) webpack
2 31 (11.70%) Babel
2 31 (11.70%) Log4Net
2 31 (11.70%) MSBuild
3 12 (4.53%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.89%) Selenium
6 4 (1.51%) Moq
6 4 (1.51%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.13%) NuGet
7 3 (1.13%) NUnit
7 3 (1.13%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.75%) Appium
8 2 (0.75%) Bower
8 2 (0.75%) JMeter
8 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.75%) Zephyr
General
1 89 (33.58%) Finance
2 18 (6.79%) Advertising
3 12 (4.53%) Banking
3 12 (4.53%) Marketing
4 8 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.26%) Retail
6 5 (1.89%) Electronics
6 5 (1.89%) Swedish Language
7 3 (1.13%) Ukrainian Language
8 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.75%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (44.15%) Developer
2 68 (25.66%) .NET Developer
3 47 (17.74%) Analyst
3 47 (17.74%) C# Developer
4 44 (16.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (10.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (10.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (9.43%) SQL Developer
8 22 (8.30%) Applications Developer
9 19 (7.17%) Web Developer
10 17 (6.42%) Support Analyst
11 16 (6.04%) .NET Applications Developer
11 16 (6.04%) Architect
12 14 (5.28%) Applications Support
12 14 (5.28%) C# Application Developer
13 13 (4.91%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Developer
14 12 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
15 11 (4.15%) .NET Web Developer
15 11 (4.15%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (42.64%) .NET
2 83 (31.32%) CSS
3 68 (25.66%) ASP.NET
4 54 (20.38%) HTML
5 53 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 49 (18.49%) .NET Framework
7 48 (18.11%) Node.js
8 46 (17.36%) WCF
9 42 (15.85%) Entity Framework
10 34 (12.83%) AngularJS
11 32 (12.08%) Backbone.js
11 32 (12.08%) Redux
12 31 (11.70%) Autofac
12 31 (11.70%) Dapper ORM
12 31 (11.70%) Jest
12 31 (11.70%) Marionette.js
12 31 (11.70%) MSMQ
13 27 (10.19%) HTML5
14 26 (9.81%) React
15 22 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.19%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (9.06%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.28%) Replication
5 10 (3.77%) Clustering
6 7 (2.64%) Fintech
7 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.51%) PMI
10 3 (1.13%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.75%) Marketing Technology
12 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.38%) W3C
12 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.34%) Windows
2 21 (7.92%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.15%) Linux
4 9 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.02%) Windows 8
5 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.38%) CentOS
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.38%) Unix
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (14.34%) SOA
4 35 (13.21%) SOLID
5 33 (12.45%) MVC
6 31 (11.70%) Inversion of Control
7 27 (10.19%) TDD
8 22 (8.30%) Mathematics
9 19 (7.17%) ETL
9 19 (7.17%) Software Engineering
10 17 (6.42%) Project Management
10 17 (6.42%) Risk Management
11 16 (6.04%) Process Improvement
12 14 (5.28%) CRM
13 13 (4.91%) Business Analysis
13 13 (4.91%) Web Development
14 12 (4.53%) SDLC
15 11 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.15%) Test Automation
15 11 (4.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (47.55%) C#
2 97 (36.60%) JavaScript
3 84 (31.70%) T-SQL
4 34 (12.83%) ES6
5 19 (7.17%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.91%) PHP
6 13 (4.91%) TypeScript
7 12 (4.53%) Java
8 8 (3.02%) VBA
9 5 (1.89%) Python
10 3 (1.13%) C
10 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.75%) C++
11 2 (0.75%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.75%) Scala
12 1 (0.38%) COBOL
12 1 (0.38%) Perl
12 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.38%) VB
12 1 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (13.21%) Degree
2 7 (2.64%) CCNA
2 7 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.26%) CCNP
4 5 (1.89%) ISEB
4 5 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.51%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.75%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.75%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.75%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.75%) MCSA
7 2 (0.75%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) AAT
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.55%) QA
2 9 (3.40%) PMO
3 6 (2.26%) SLA
4 4 (1.51%) GDPR
5 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.38%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) Firmware
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.79%) VMware
3 11 (4.15%) Oracle
4 7 (2.64%) Cisco
5 5 (1.89%) Citrix
5 5 (1.89%) Facebook
6 4 (1.51%) SAP
6 4 (1.51%) Unisys
7 3 (1.13%) Thunderhead
8 2 (0.75%) Epicor
8 2 (0.75%) Google
8 2 (0.75%) Infor
8 2 (0.75%) Juniper
8 2 (0.75%) Sage
8 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.75%) Xero
9 1 (0.38%) Apple
9 1 (0.38%) HP
9 1 (0.38%) IBM
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat