Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 13 5
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 302 268 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.79% 15.55% 22.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.94% 33.71% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 267 239 454
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £22,325
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £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 720 795 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.34% 46.11% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 612 709 1111
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +11 48 £45,000 +11.80% 1
Maidstone +16 23 £37,500 - 2
Chatham +15 20 £30,000 -13.67%
Dartford -3 15 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Malling -9 15 £42,000 -11.58% 1
Folkestone -4 10 £40,000 +3.23% 2
Canterbury +4 8 £34,500 -1.43% 1
Sevenoaks +4 4 £40,000 +14.29%
Whitstable +1 4 £32,750 -6.43% 1
Tonbridge -3 4 £46,250 -19.57%
Sittingbourne -3 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Westerham -7 4 £28,500 -12.31%
Dover - 2 £34,500 -
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
Swanley - 1 £32,500 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SQL.

1 122 (40.40%) C#
2 116 (38.41%) .NET
3 111 (36.75%) SQL Server
4 110 (36.42%) Finance
5 108 (35.76%) Microsoft
6 103 (34.11%) JavaScript
7 98 (32.45%) HTML
8 82 (27.15%) CSS
9 79 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (22.85%) Microsoft Excel
11 67 (22.19%) T-SQL
12 66 (21.85%) ASP.NET
13 60 (19.87%) AngularJS
14 58 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
15 57 (18.87%) MVC
16 54 (17.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 52 (17.22%) Windows
18 49 (16.23%) HTML5
19 45 (14.90%) Degree
20 44 (14.57%) Web Development
21 43 (14.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 43 (14.24%) ASP.NET MVC
22 41 (13.58%) WCF
23 39 (12.91%) ASP.NET Web API
24 37 (12.25%) MS Visio
25 36 (11.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 35 (11.59%) Computer Science
27 34 (11.26%) Mathematics
27 34 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
28 32 (10.60%) Windows Server

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 8 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (2.65%) IIS
2 7 (2.32%) SAS
3 6 (1.99%) Apache
3 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.32%) WordPress
5 2 (0.66%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.33%) JBoss
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (22.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (14.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 37 (12.25%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.33%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.33%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.33%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (0.33%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.33%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.33%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.64%) SaaS
3 5 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.66%) Serverless
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.33%) GitHub
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.64%) VPN
2 10 (3.31%) Firewall
3 6 (1.99%) LAN
3 6 (1.99%) Network Security
3 6 (1.99%) WAN
4 5 (1.66%) AMQP
4 5 (1.66%) HTTP
4 5 (1.66%) Internet
4 5 (1.66%) SMTP
4 5 (1.66%) SSL
5 4 (1.32%) ADSL
5 4 (1.32%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.32%) Junos
5 4 (1.32%) VLAN
5 4 (1.32%) VoIP
6 3 (0.99%) Intranet
7 2 (0.66%) CDMA
7 2 (0.66%) LTE
7 2 (0.66%) SAN
7 2 (0.66%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (36.75%) SQL Server
2 54 (17.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (11.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (6.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (6.29%) MySQL
7 17 (5.63%) Power BI
8 16 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (4.64%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (3.31%) MongoDB
12 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (2.98%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (2.65%) Big Data
14 6 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.99%) Pentaho
15 5 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (1.66%) NoSQL
15 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (4.64%) Moq
2 12 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.31%) NUnit
4 8 (2.65%) MSBuild
5 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.99%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.66%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.66%) Selenium
6 5 (1.66%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.32%) webpack
8 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.99%) Maven
8 3 (0.99%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.99%) tSQLt
9 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.33%) JIRA
10 1 (0.33%) MSTest
10 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 110 (36.42%) Finance
2 21 (6.95%) Advertising
3 14 (4.64%) Marketing
4 8 (2.65%) Banking
5 5 (1.66%) Automotive
5 5 (1.66%) Electronics
5 5 (1.66%) Retail
5 5 (1.66%) Swedish Language
6 3 (0.99%) Ukrainian Language
7 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 136 (45.03%) Developer
2 69 (22.85%) Analyst
3 68 (22.52%) .NET Developer
4 36 (11.92%) C# Developer
5 33 (10.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (9.93%) Architect
6 30 (9.93%) Web Developer
7 26 (8.61%) SQL Developer
8 23 (7.62%) Support Analyst
9 22 (7.28%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (6.95%) .NET Web Developer
11 20 (6.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (6.62%) C# Web Developer
11 20 (6.62%) Technical Support
12 17 (5.63%) .NET Architect
12 17 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (5.63%) Technical Support Analyst
13 16 (5.30%) Applications Support
13 16 (5.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (38.41%) .NET
2 98 (32.45%) HTML
3 82 (27.15%) CSS
4 66 (21.85%) ASP.NET
5 60 (19.87%) AngularJS
6 49 (16.23%) HTML5
7 43 (14.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (13.58%) WCF
9 39 (12.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (10.60%) jQuery
10 32 (10.60%) REST
11 27 (8.94%) CSS3
12 26 (8.61%) XML
13 25 (8.28%) WinForms
14 20 (6.62%) .NET Framework
14 20 (6.62%) React
15 19 (6.29%) Entity Framework
16 18 (5.96%) WPF
17 17 (5.63%) Web Services
18 15 (4.97%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 26 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.97%) W3C
5 7 (2.32%) AS400
5 7 (2.32%) Fintech
6 6 (1.99%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.99%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.99%) iSeries
6 6 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.32%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.32%) iPad
7 4 (1.32%) Replication
8 3 (0.99%) Clustering
8 3 (0.99%) Marketing Technology
8 3 (0.99%) PMI
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.22%) Windows
2 32 (10.60%) Windows Server
3 20 (6.62%) Linux
4 10 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.66%) Unix
5 5 (1.66%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.66%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.32%) CentOS
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) HPUX
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) SUSE
8 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (18.87%) MVC
4 44 (14.57%) Web Development
5 34 (11.26%) Mathematics
6 28 (9.27%) Process Improvement
6 28 (9.27%) Scrum
7 26 (8.61%) Unit Testing
8 24 (7.95%) TDD
9 22 (7.28%) ETL
9 22 (7.28%) OO
10 19 (6.29%) Business Analysis
10 19 (6.29%) Front End Development
10 19 (6.29%) Kanban
11 18 (5.96%) Waterfall
12 16 (5.30%) Data Modelling
13 15 (4.97%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 15 (4.97%) Matrix Management
13 15 (4.97%) Risk Management
14 14 (4.64%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 122 (40.40%) C#
2 103 (34.11%) JavaScript
3 67 (22.19%) T-SQL
4 31 (10.26%) VB.NET
5 25 (8.28%) Java
6 22 (7.28%) PHP
7 15 (4.97%) Python
7 15 (4.97%) VBA
8 10 (3.31%) C
9 9 (2.98%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.32%) C++
10 7 (2.32%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.32%) RPG
11 6 (1.99%) ActionScript
11 6 (1.99%) ActionScript 2.0
11 6 (1.99%) RPG IV
12 5 (1.66%) Delphi
13 4 (1.32%) Perl
14 3 (0.99%) COBOL
14 3 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (14.90%) Degree
2 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.32%) MCP
3 4 (1.32%) MCSA
3 4 (1.32%) MCSD
3 4 (1.32%) MCSE
4 3 (0.99%) CCNA
4 3 (0.99%) CCNP
4 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.66%) CIMA
5 2 (0.66%) ISEB
5 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.66%) JNCIA
5 2 (0.66%) JNCIP
5 2 (0.66%) JNCIS
5 2 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.33%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.29%) QA
2 6 (1.99%) GDPR
3 5 (1.66%) PMO
4 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.66%) Docker
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 108 (35.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.62%) Oracle
3 7 (2.32%) VMware
4 6 (1.99%) Cognos
4 6 (1.99%) IBM
4 6 (1.99%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.66%) Cisco
5 5 (1.66%) Facebook
6 4 (1.32%) SAP
7 3 (0.99%) Apple
7 3 (0.99%) Sun
8 2 (0.66%) Juniper
8 2 (0.66%) Tableau
8 2 (0.66%) Vertica
9 1 (0.33%) Capita
9 1 (0.33%) Civica
9 1 (0.33%) Google
9 1 (0.33%) Meraki
9 1 (0.33%) Northgate
9 1 (0.33%) Percona