Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 12 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 214 236 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.86% 19.55% 23.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.63% 34.76% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 186 203 287
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £55,400
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 514 679 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 57.30% 56.26% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 439 596 725
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 35 £40,000 -13.51% 8
Dartford +8 33 £26,250 -38.24% 3
West Malling +21 24 £42,000 +12.00%
Folkestone +11 14 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Chatham -10 14 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Maidstone -12 11 £40,000 +17.65% 8
Rochester 0 8 £50,000 -
Sittingbourne - 8 £33,750 - 2
Canterbury +6 7 £44,000 +35.38% 2
Tonbridge -14 6 - -
Cranbrook - 5 £50,000 - 1
Gravesend -1 4 £25,000 -58.33%
Whitstable - 4 £38,750 -
Deal - 1 £40,000 -
Stansted - 1 £42,500 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 108 (50.47%) C#
2 95 (44.39%) .NET
3 67 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (30.84%) SQL Server
5 58 (27.10%) Microsoft
6 48 (22.43%) JavaScript
6 48 (22.43%) ASP.NET
7 44 (20.56%) T-SQL
8 43 (20.09%) HTML
9 40 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (18.22%) CSS
11 35 (16.36%) Finance
11 35 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 32 (14.95%) MVC
14 31 (14.49%) Degree
15 29 (13.55%) Visual Studio
15 29 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (12.62%) Windows
16 27 (12.62%) Scrum
17 24 (11.21%) Git (software)
17 24 (11.21%) Software Engineering
17 24 (11.21%) CRM
18 23 (10.75%) Marketing
19 22 (10.28%) Self-Motivation
20 21 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
21 20 (9.35%) ITIL
21 20 (9.35%) QA
22 19 (8.88%) Digital Marketing
22 19 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC

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 19 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.14%) IIS
3 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.40%) SAS
5 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.93%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (7.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.14%) Office 365
4 6 (2.80%) GitHub
5 4 (1.87%) SaaS
6 3 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.47%) npm
7 1 (0.47%) NuGet
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.54%) Firewall
2 11 (5.14%) DNS
3 7 (3.27%) DHCP
3 7 (3.27%) VoIP
4 6 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.34%) SAN
5 5 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.87%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.87%) NAS
7 2 (0.93%) CDMA
7 2 (0.93%) GSM
7 2 (0.93%) LAN
7 2 (0.93%) LTE
7 2 (0.93%) UMTS
7 2 (0.93%) VPN
7 2 (0.93%) WAN
8 1 (0.47%) ADSL
8 1 (0.47%) HTTP
8 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.84%) SQL Server
2 40 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (8.41%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (5.61%) Power BI
8 9 (4.21%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (2.80%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.87%) MySQL
13 4 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (13.55%) Visual Studio
2 24 (11.21%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.54%) Selenium
3 14 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.67%) Subversion
5 9 (4.21%) JIRA
6 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.34%) Protractor
8 5 (2.34%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.87%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.40%) JMeter
10 3 (1.40%) NUnit
11 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.47%) Calabash
12 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
General
1 35 (16.36%) Finance
2 23 (10.75%) Marketing
3 13 (6.07%) Automotive
4 6 (2.80%) Billing
4 6 (2.80%) Retail
5 5 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Games
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (57.94%) Developer
2 52 (24.30%) .NET Developer
3 37 (17.29%) Analyst
3 37 (17.29%) SQL Developer
4 32 (14.95%) C# Developer
5 28 (13.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (11.68%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (8.41%) Graduate
8 15 (7.01%) DBA
8 15 (7.01%) SQL DBA
9 14 (6.54%) Software Developer
10 13 (6.07%) Graduate Analyst
10 13 (6.07%) Junior
10 13 (6.07%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.14%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (4.67%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (4.67%) Data Analyst
12 10 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (44.39%) .NET
2 48 (22.43%) ASP.NET
3 43 (20.09%) HTML
4 39 (18.22%) CSS
5 19 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (8.88%) Web Services
6 17 (7.94%) AngularJS
6 17 (7.94%) WinForms
7 16 (7.48%) .NET Framework
8 15 (7.01%) jQuery
9 14 (6.54%) WCF
10 13 (6.07%) .NET Core
11 11 (5.14%) Sass
12 10 (4.67%) HTML5
12 10 (4.67%) JSON
12 10 (4.67%) React
12 10 (4.67%) REST
12 10 (4.67%) WPF
12 10 (4.67%) XML
13 9 (4.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.28%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.27%) User Experience
4 6 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.34%) Clustering
6 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.93%) Xbox
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.47%) Contactless
9 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.47%) EPoS
9 1 (0.47%) FMCG
9 1 (0.47%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.62%) Windows
2 14 (6.54%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.74%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.27%) Android
6 7 (3.27%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.34%) Linux
7 5 (2.34%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.93%) CentOS
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.95%) MVC
3 27 (12.62%) Scrum
4 24 (11.21%) CRM
4 24 (11.21%) Software Engineering
5 21 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (9.35%) ITIL
7 19 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (8.88%) Digital Marketing
8 18 (8.41%) Test Automation
8 18 (8.41%) Web Development
9 17 (7.94%) DevOps
9 17 (7.94%) TDD
10 14 (6.54%) API Development
10 14 (6.54%) Computer Science
10 14 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (6.07%) SOLID
12 10 (4.67%) Data Analysis
13 9 (4.21%) ERP
13 9 (4.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 108 (50.47%) C#
2 48 (22.43%) JavaScript
3 44 (20.56%) T-SQL
4 15 (7.01%) PHP
5 11 (5.14%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.21%) Java
7 8 (3.74%) Python
8 7 (3.27%) VBA
9 6 (2.80%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.87%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.40%) C
11 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.93%) C++
12 2 (0.93%) Groovy
12 2 (0.93%) R
13 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.47%) ES6
13 1 (0.47%) Java 8
13 1 (0.47%) Ruby
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (14.49%) Degree
2 12 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.21%) MCSE
3 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.74%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.80%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.80%) MCSA
6 3 (1.40%) MCITP
7 1 (0.47%) ACCA
7 1 (0.47%) CCA
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
7 1 (0.47%) CCNP
7 1 (0.47%) CIMA
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.47%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.35%) QA
2 6 (2.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.61%) Hyper-V
2 12 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.87%) Docker
4 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.88%) Oracle
3 17 (7.94%) VMware
4 7 (3.27%) SimCorp
4 7 (3.27%) Thunderhead
5 6 (2.80%) WatchGuard
6 5 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.40%) Cisco
7 3 (1.40%) Tableau
8 2 (0.93%) Cognos
8 2 (0.93%) Google
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe
9 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix
9 1 (0.47%) CommVault
9 1 (0.47%) EMC
9 1 (0.47%) Remedy
9 1 (0.47%) SAP
9 1 (0.47%) Vertica