Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 178 221 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.30% 25.17% 21.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.49% 42.91% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 157 200 236
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 429 515 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.15% 58.66% 56.80%
Number of salaries quoted 375 452 612
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 0 40 £37,500 -23.08% 4
Maidstone +17 31 £45,000 - 4
Sittingbourne -2 11 £34,088 -24.25% 2
Tonbridge +12 10 £42,500 - 5
Canterbury 0 9 £37,500 -13.79%
Folkestone -2 9 £35,000 -22.22%
Chatham +6 8 £37,625 +15.77% 1
Tunbridge Wells -17 8 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Stansted -1 6 £42,500 -
West Malling -8 6 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Sevenoaks - 6 £47,500 - 2
Rochester -10 2 £48,750 -2.50% 2
Cranbrook 0 1 £25,500 -49.00%
Whitstable 0 1 £37,500 +20.97% 4
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 81 (45.51%) SQL Server
2 65 (36.52%) Microsoft
3 49 (27.53%) Windows
4 48 (26.97%) JavaScript
5 47 (26.40%) C#
6 42 (23.60%) .NET
7 40 (22.47%) HTML
8 39 (21.91%) Degree
9 37 (20.79%) CSS
10 35 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (17.42%) VMware
12 29 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (16.29%) Windows Server
13 28 (15.73%) Azure
13 28 (15.73%) MVC
14 27 (15.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (15.17%) ASP.NET
14 27 (15.17%) AngularJS
15 26 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (14.61%) Data Analysis
15 26 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
16 25 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (13.48%) Active Directory
18 23 (12.92%) Java
19 22 (12.36%) T-SQL
19 22 (12.36%) ITIL
19 22 (12.36%) Finance
20 21 (11.80%) ETL

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 20 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.67%) IIS
3 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.69%) WordPress
6 2 (1.12%) CMS
6 2 (1.12%) SAS
7 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 25 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.12%) InVision
5 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Sage 1000
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.73%) Azure
2 14 (7.87%) AWS
2 14 (7.87%) Office 365
3 4 (2.25%) Basecamp
3 4 (2.25%) OneDrive
3 4 (2.25%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.12%) GitHub
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.24%) Firewall
2 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.62%) DNS
3 10 (5.62%) Internet
3 10 (5.62%) SAN
3 10 (5.62%) VoIP
4 9 (5.06%) DHCP
5 5 (2.81%) LAN
5 5 (2.81%) WAN
6 3 (1.69%) VPN
6 3 (1.69%) WebEx
7 2 (1.12%) CDMA
7 2 (1.12%) GSM
7 2 (1.12%) Intranet
7 2 (1.12%) LTE
7 2 (1.12%) SSL
7 2 (1.12%) UMTS
8 1 (0.56%) ADSL
8 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (45.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.18%) Data Lake
4 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 11 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.37%) MySQL
8 6 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.25%) Power BI
9 4 (2.25%) QlikView
10 3 (1.69%) FileMaker
10 3 (1.69%) Firebird
10 3 (1.69%) MS Access
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (5.62%) JIRA
2 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.93%) webpack
4 6 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.25%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.69%) Selenium
6 3 (1.69%) Subversion
7 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.12%) Grunt
7 2 (1.12%) gulp
7 2 (1.12%) JUnit
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.56%) TestRail
8 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (12.36%) Finance
2 9 (5.06%) Manufacturing
2 9 (5.06%) Marketing
3 8 (4.49%) Retail
4 6 (3.37%) Electronics
4 6 (3.37%) Legal
4 6 (3.37%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.25%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (47.19%) Developer
2 42 (23.60%) Analyst
3 31 (17.42%) Senior Developer
4 27 (15.17%) .NET Developer
5 19 (10.67%) Software Developer
6 17 (9.55%) Data Analyst
7 16 (8.99%) Database Developer
8 15 (8.43%) C# Developer
9 14 (7.87%) Support Engineer
10 11 (6.18%) Senior Database Developer
10 11 (6.18%) SQL Developer
11 10 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.62%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (5.62%) SQL Analyst
12 9 (5.06%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (5.06%) Junior
12 9 (5.06%) Junior Developer
12 9 (5.06%) Programmer
12 9 (5.06%) Senior Software Developer
13 8 (4.49%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.60%) .NET
2 40 (22.47%) HTML
3 37 (20.79%) CSS
4 27 (15.17%) AngularJS
4 27 (15.17%) ASP.NET
5 13 (7.30%) HTML5
6 12 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (6.18%) .NET Framework
7 11 (6.18%) JSON
7 11 (6.18%) React
7 11 (6.18%) Spring
8 10 (5.62%) REST
8 10 (5.62%) Sass
8 10 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (5.06%) jQuery
9 9 (5.06%) Node.js
10 8 (4.49%) WinForms
10 8 (4.49%) XML
11 7 (3.93%) RESTful
11 7 (3.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.67%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.18%) Replication
4 7 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.81%) Clustering
5 5 (2.81%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.81%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.25%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.25%) FMCG
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Derivative
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) PACS
7 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.53%) Windows
2 29 (16.29%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.62%) Linux
6 7 (3.93%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.69%) Unix
8 2 (1.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (15.73%) MVC
3 26 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.61%) Data Analysis
3 26 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (12.36%) ITIL
5 21 (11.80%) ETL
5 21 (11.80%) Project Management
6 16 (8.99%) Analytics
7 14 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (7.87%) Software Engineering
7 14 (7.87%) TDD
8 13 (7.30%) Data Analytics
8 13 (7.30%) Test Automation
9 12 (6.74%) High Availability
9 12 (6.74%) Proactive Monitoring
10 11 (6.18%) Data Extraction
10 11 (6.18%) Scrum
10 11 (6.18%) Web Development
11 10 (5.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.97%) JavaScript
2 47 (26.40%) C#
3 23 (12.92%) Java
4 22 (12.36%) T-SQL
5 15 (8.43%) Python
6 9 (5.06%) VBA
7 7 (3.93%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.93%) VB
8 4 (2.25%) PHP
8 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.25%) XAML
9 3 (1.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.12%) R
10 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) ES6
11 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 39 (21.91%) Degree
2 7 (3.93%) MCSA
2 7 (3.93%) MCSE
2 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.12%) CCNA
5 2 (1.12%) CCNP
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.12%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CISSP
6 1 (0.56%) ISEB
6 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.56%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) COBIT
2 6 (3.37%) GAAP
3 5 (2.81%) QA
4 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) DICOM
5 1 (0.56%) HL7
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (13.48%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.99%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.49%) Docker
4 8 (4.49%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.37%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.25%) SCCM
3 4 (2.25%) SCOM
4 2 (1.12%) cPanel
4 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.12%) Plesk
4 2 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.12%) WSUS
5 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (36.52%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.42%) VMware
3 18 (10.11%) Oracle
4 14 (7.87%) 3PAR
5 13 (7.30%) Tableau
6 12 (6.74%) HP
7 11 (6.18%) Alteryx
7 11 (6.18%) Automation Anywhere
7 11 (6.18%) Blue Prism
7 11 (6.18%) Cadence
7 11 (6.18%) Teradata
7 11 (6.18%) UiPath
8 10 (5.62%) Cisco
8 10 (5.62%) Citrix
8 10 (5.62%) SAP
9 8 (4.49%) Infor
9 8 (4.49%) NetApp
10 7 (3.93%) WatchGuard
11 5 (2.81%) EMC
11 5 (2.81%) Isilon