Period
to 1 June 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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Kent
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 107 229 215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Kent 23.36% 25.28% 18.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.32% 43.87% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82 206 200
Median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £64,750 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 247 522 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 53.93% 57.62% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 195 456 572
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% - +12.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,250 £65,000 £58,750
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Kent

SQL
Salary Trend in Kent

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Kent.

Salary trend for SQL in Kent

SQL
Salary Histogram in Kent

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Kent over the 6 months to 1 June 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 1 June 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 +2 30 £45,000 +125.00%
Tonbridge +13 14 £37,500 -
Maidstone +14 11 £54,000 +35.00%
Canterbury +3 7 £37,500 -16.67%
Tunbridge Wells -10 7 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Folkestone -4 6 £31,000 -31.11%
Sevenoaks - 4 £47,500 - 1
Rochester -3 3 £50,000 - 1
Whitstable +2 2 £41,250 +3.13%
Sittingbourne -9 2 £35,500 +5.19%
West Malling +4 1 £67,500 +73.08%
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 49 (45.79%) SQL Server
2 39 (36.45%) JavaScript
3 36 (33.64%) ETL
4 34 (31.78%) Degree
5 33 (30.84%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (28.97%) HTML
7 30 (28.04%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (27.10%) C#
8 29 (27.10%) Data Analysis
9 27 (25.23%) CSS
10 26 (24.30%) Oracle
11 24 (22.43%) .NET
12 23 (21.50%) Python
13 21 (19.63%) Data Extraction
13 21 (19.63%) Tableau
13 21 (19.63%) Data Analytics
13 21 (19.63%) Analytics
14 20 (18.69%) Alteryx
14 20 (18.69%) Blue Prism
14 20 (18.69%) Data Lake
14 20 (18.69%) Proactive Monitoring
14 20 (18.69%) Automation Anywhere
14 20 (18.69%) UiPath
14 20 (18.69%) Teradata
14 20 (18.69%) Cadence
15 18 (16.82%) Java
16 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
17 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (14.02%) Windows
17 15 (14.02%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (0.93%) IIS
1 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Azure
2 9 (8.41%) AWS
3 5 (4.67%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.80%) Office 365
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Firewall
1 5 (4.67%) NAS
1 5 (4.67%) SAN
2 4 (3.74%) WebEx
3 3 (2.80%) DNS
3 3 (2.80%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.87%) CDMA
4 2 (1.87%) DHCP
4 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.87%) GSM
4 2 (1.87%) Intranet
4 2 (1.87%) LTE
4 2 (1.87%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.87%) UMTS
4 2 (1.87%) VLAN
4 2 (1.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.93%) Skype
5 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (45.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.69%) Data Lake
3 13 (12.15%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.21%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.67%) Power BI
7 5 (4.67%) Spatial Data
8 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.80%) QlikView
10 2 (1.87%) Big Data
10 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.87%) MS Access
10 2 (1.87%) MySQL
10 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.93%) DTS
11 1 (0.93%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.93%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) JIRA
2 7 (6.54%) webpack
3 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.74%) Subversion
4 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.93%) TestRail
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.15%) Legal
2 8 (7.48%) Retail
3 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) Automotive
5 2 (1.87%) Back Office
5 2 (1.87%) Finance
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (43.93%) Developer
2 34 (31.78%) Analyst
3 21 (19.63%) Data Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Software Developer
5 14 (13.08%) .NET Developer
6 13 (12.15%) C# Developer
7 12 (11.21%) Programmer
8 10 (9.35%) Data Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Analyst Programmer
10 8 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (7.48%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (7.48%) Senior Data Analyst
11 6 (5.61%) Junior
11 6 (5.61%) Junior Developer
11 6 (5.61%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (5.61%) SQL Programmer
12 5 (4.67%) Administrator
12 5 (4.67%) Database Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.97%) HTML
2 27 (25.23%) CSS
3 24 (22.43%) .NET
4 13 (12.15%) AngularJS
5 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET
6 10 (9.35%) HTML5
7 7 (6.54%) REST
7 7 (6.54%) Sass
8 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (4.67%) React
9 5 (4.67%) Spring
10 4 (3.74%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.80%) jQuery
11 3 (2.80%) Web Services
12 2 (1.87%) Backbone.js
12 2 (1.87%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.87%) JSON
12 2 (1.87%) Regular Expression
12 2 (1.87%) WinForms
12 2 (1.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
2 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.74%) Linux
4 3 (2.80%) CentOS
5 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.64%) ETL
2 30 (28.04%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (27.10%) Data Analysis
4 21 (19.63%) Analytics
4 21 (19.63%) Data Analytics
4 21 (19.63%) Data Extraction
5 20 (18.69%) Proactive Monitoring
6 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
7 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (13.08%) MVC
9 13 (12.15%) Project Management
10 12 (11.21%) Decision-Making
10 12 (11.21%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (8.41%) DevOps
11 9 (8.41%) Unit Testing
12 8 (7.48%) Change Control
12 8 (7.48%) TDD
12 8 (7.48%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.45%) JavaScript
2 29 (27.10%) C#
3 23 (21.50%) Python
4 18 (16.82%) Java
5 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.48%) TypeScript
7 7 (6.54%) C++
7 7 (6.54%) VBA
8 6 (5.61%) C
9 5 (4.67%) Scala
9 5 (4.67%) VB
10 4 (3.74%) XAML
11 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.93%) Groovy
12 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (31.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) CCNA
2 1 (0.93%) CCNP
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.93%) MCITP
2 1 (0.93%) MCSA
2 1 (0.93%) MCSE
2 1 (0.93%) MCTS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.21%) GAAP
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
1 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.80%) Docker
3 3 (2.80%) XenApp
4 2 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) Oracle
2 21 (19.63%) Tableau
3 20 (18.69%) Alteryx
3 20 (18.69%) Automation Anywhere
3 20 (18.69%) Blue Prism
3 20 (18.69%) Cadence
3 20 (18.69%) Teradata
3 20 (18.69%) UiPath
4 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.48%) VMware
6 4 (3.74%) Remedy
6 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.80%) Citrix
7 3 (2.80%) Infor
7 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.87%) ABBYY
8 2 (1.87%) Cisco
8 2 (1.87%) Kofax
8 2 (1.87%) Mitel
8 2 (1.87%) Thunderhead