Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,226 2,619 3,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.95% 20.78% 21.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.70% 44.28% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,976 2,234 2,906
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,213 5,914 8,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.71% 46.92% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,568 4,774 7,077
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the Midlands

SQL
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SQL in the Midlands

SQL
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in the Midlands

SQL
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
West Midlands 0 1,422 £45,000 +5.88% 359
East Midlands -2 798 £40,000 - 182
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 857 (38.50%) C#
2 789 (35.44%) .NET
3 706 (31.72%) SQL Server
4 694 (31.18%) Microsoft
5 683 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
6 560 (25.16%) Azure
7 530 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 407 (18.28%) ASP.NET
9 385 (17.30%) Business Intelligence
10 383 (17.21%) T-SQL
11 357 (16.04%) HTML
12 339 (15.23%) CSS
13 309 (13.88%) MVC
14 308 (13.84%) Windows
15 299 (13.43%) Finance
16 280 (12.58%) AWS
16 280 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 278 (12.49%) Problem-Solving
18 270 (12.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 262 (11.77%) Java
20 258 (11.59%) Oracle
21 256 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
22 236 (10.60%) AngularJS
23 229 (10.29%) DevOps
24 226 (10.15%) Scrum
25 224 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
26 221 (9.93%) Degree
27 208 (9.34%) ETL
28 207 (9.30%) Git (software)
28 207 (9.30%) SDLC

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 86 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.02%) SAS
3 42 (1.89%) IIS
4 36 (1.62%) Confluence
5 29 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 26 (1.17%) Apache Spark
7 23 (1.03%) Apache
8 17 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
9 15 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (0.63%) CMS
10 14 (0.63%) NServiceBus
11 13 (0.58%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.49%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.40%) TPMS
13 9 (0.40%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.36%) JBoss
14 8 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.31%) Drupal
15 7 (0.31%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 102 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.45%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.090%) SPSS
6 1 (0.045%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.045%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.045%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.76%) SAP Business One
3 15 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.67%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (0.27%) OPENHousing
6 5 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.18%) Cognos Planning
7 4 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
7 4 (0.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.13%) FastStats
8 3 (0.13%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 3 (0.13%) Magento
8 3 (0.13%) Maximo
8 3 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 560 (25.16%) Azure
2 280 (12.58%) AWS
3 201 (9.03%) Power Platform
4 92 (4.13%) Office 365
5 54 (2.43%) GCP
6 46 (2.07%) PaaS
7 43 (1.93%) IaaS
8 42 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 40 (1.80%) Serverless
10 37 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
10 37 (1.66%) Amazon S3
10 37 (1.66%) SaaS
11 34 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
11 34 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
13 28 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 24 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (1.08%) GitHub
15 23 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
15 23 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.29%) DNS
2 48 (2.16%) Firewall
3 46 (2.07%) Internet
4 44 (1.98%) DHCP
4 44 (1.98%) WAN
5 32 (1.44%) LAN
6 30 (1.35%) VPN
7 29 (1.30%) TCP/IP
8 22 (0.99%) SAN
9 19 (0.85%) Wireless
10 17 (0.76%) VLAN
11 16 (0.72%) HTTP
11 16 (0.72%) VoIP
12 13 (0.58%) SMS
13 12 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (0.49%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.40%) PuTTY
15 9 (0.40%) Skype
15 9 (0.40%) SSH
16 8 (0.36%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (31.72%) SQL Server
2 280 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 270 (12.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 224 (10.06%) Data Warehouse
5 199 (8.94%) Power BI
6 146 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 140 (6.29%) Relational Database
8 113 (5.08%) NoSQL
9 109 (4.90%) MySQL
10 94 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 82 (3.68%) Big Data
12 78 (3.50%) Azure SQL Database
13 74 (3.32%) MongoDB
14 68 (3.05%) Oracle Database
15 56 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 51 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
16 51 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
17 50 (2.25%) Hadoop
18 49 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
19 48 (2.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 207 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 141 (6.33%) Visual Studio
3 100 (4.49%) JIRA
4 95 (4.27%) Jenkins
5 93 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 91 (4.09%) Selenium
7 50 (2.25%) Maven
8 43 (1.93%) SoapUI
9 40 (1.80%) Subversion
10 29 (1.30%) JUnit
11 28 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
12 27 (1.21%) Artifactory
13 25 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
14 23 (1.03%) Bitbucket
15 22 (0.99%) Postman
16 21 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
17 19 (0.85%) GitLab
18 18 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 18 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 14 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 299 (13.43%) Finance
2 148 (6.65%) Retail
3 82 (3.68%) Marketing
4 44 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 40 (1.80%) Public Sector
6 27 (1.21%) Games
7 25 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.03%) Automotive
9 21 (0.94%) Billing
10 18 (0.81%) Banking
11 16 (0.72%) Legal
12 12 (0.54%) Back Office
13 10 (0.45%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.36%) Social Housing
15 7 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.27%) Local Government
17 5 (0.22%) Electronics
18 4 (0.18%) Law
19 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,035 (46.50%) Developer
2 364 (16.35%) Analyst
3 331 (14.87%) .NET Developer
4 222 (9.97%) Senior Developer
5 200 (8.98%) C# Developer
6 192 (8.63%) Software Developer
7 149 (6.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 120 (5.39%) SQL Developer
9 110 (4.94%) Applications Support
10 109 (4.90%) Support Analyst
11 107 (4.81%) Architect
12 103 (4.63%) Junior
13 98 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 95 (4.27%) Data Analyst
15 90 (4.04%) Consultant
16 87 (3.91%) DBA
17 85 (3.82%) Senior .NET Developer
18 81 (3.64%) Java Developer
19 79 (3.55%) Administrator
20 78 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 789 (35.44%) .NET
2 407 (18.28%) ASP.NET
3 357 (16.04%) HTML
4 339 (15.23%) CSS
5 236 (10.60%) AngularJS
6 206 (9.25%) .NET Framework
7 196 (8.81%) Web Services
8 167 (7.50%) jQuery
9 166 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 147 (6.60%) XML
11 130 (5.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 124 (5.57%) REST
13 123 (5.53%) Spring
14 111 (4.99%) WCF
15 110 (4.94%) RESTful
16 102 (4.58%) .NET Core
17 89 (4.00%) SOAP
18 86 (3.86%) React
19 84 (3.77%) HTML5
20 72 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 256 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
3 96 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
4 84 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 73 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 71 (3.19%) User Experience
7 65 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 60 (2.70%) Public Cloud
9 35 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 31 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.08%) Virtual Team
13 22 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 22 (0.99%) Replication
14 21 (0.94%) Algorithms
14 21 (0.94%) CMDB
15 20 (0.90%) Clustering
16 18 (0.81%) EPoS
17 17 (0.76%) CCTV
18 15 (0.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 308 (13.84%) Windows
2 168 (7.55%) Linux
3 106 (4.76%) Unix
4 88 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 37 (1.66%) Windows 10
6 30 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 23 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.94%) Android
9 18 (0.81%) CentOS
10 15 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.63%) AIX
11 14 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.36%) Kali Linux
13 8 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.27%) Solaris
14 6 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (17.30%) Business Intelligence
3 309 (13.88%) MVC
4 278 (12.49%) Problem-Solving
5 229 (10.29%) DevOps
6 226 (10.15%) Scrum
7 208 (9.34%) ETL
8 207 (9.30%) SDLC
9 206 (9.25%) Test Automation
10 186 (8.36%) Software Engineering
11 178 (8.00%) Analytics
12 168 (7.55%) TDD
13 161 (7.23%) ITIL
14 145 (6.51%) OO
15 137 (6.15%) Computer Science
16 126 (5.66%) Mentoring
16 126 (5.66%) Microservices
17 122 (5.48%) Web Development
18 118 (5.30%) Data Modelling
19 111 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 857 (38.50%) C#
2 530 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 383 (17.21%) T-SQL
4 262 (11.77%) Java
5 180 (8.09%) Python
6 158 (7.10%) PowerShell
7 130 (5.84%) VB.NET
8 95 (4.27%) PL/SQL
9 60 (2.70%) PHP
10 53 (2.38%) R
11 51 (2.29%) C
12 45 (2.02%) TypeScript
13 40 (1.80%) C++
14 35 (1.57%) VB
15 34 (1.53%) VBScript
16 29 (1.30%) VBA
17 25 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 20 (0.90%) Scala
19 17 (0.76%) Ruby
20 16 (0.72%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 221 (9.93%) Degree
2 66 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (2.20%) ISTQB
4 42 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (1.12%) MCSA
6 24 (1.08%) ISEB
7 20 (0.90%) MCSE
8 18 (0.81%) Security Cleared
9 15 (0.67%) HND
10 12 (0.54%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.45%) MCP
13 9 (0.40%) CCNA
13 9 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.40%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.36%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.31%) OCP
16 6 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (7.73%) QA
2 80 (3.59%) Data Quality
3 58 (2.61%) SLA
4 28 (1.26%) GDPR
5 9 (0.40%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.31%) PMO
7 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.045%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.045%) HL7
9 1 (0.045%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.045%) SEPA
System Software
1 136 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 105 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (4.58%) Docker
4 87 (3.91%) Hyper-V
5 51 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
6 17 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.67%) vSphere
8 10 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 9 (0.40%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.36%) XenApp
11 7 (0.31%) Firmware
11 7 (0.31%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.27%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.27%) Postfix
13 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.13%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.090%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 58 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 57 (2.56%) Terraform
3 53 (2.38%) SCCM
4 43 (1.93%) Ansible
5 27 (1.21%) SCOM
6 25 (1.12%) Packer
7 22 (0.99%) Puppet
8 12 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 11 (0.49%) WSUS
10 10 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (0.40%) Consul
11 9 (0.40%) Data Guard
11 9 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
11 9 (0.40%) Grafana
11 9 (0.40%) Graphite
11 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (0.40%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.36%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 694 (31.18%) Microsoft
2 258 (11.59%) Oracle
3 125 (5.62%) VMware
4 93 (4.18%) Tableau
5 73 (3.28%) SAP
6 54 (2.43%) Google
7 47 (2.11%) IBM
8 42 (1.89%) Cognos
9 36 (1.62%) Cisco
10 32 (1.44%) Citrix
11 20 (0.90%) Veeam
12 19 (0.85%) McAfee
13 18 (0.81%) HP
14 16 (0.72%) NetApp
15 15 (0.67%) Xamarin
16 13 (0.58%) 3PAR
16 13 (0.58%) Databricks
16 13 (0.58%) Dell
16 13 (0.58%) Informatica
17 12 (0.54%) Infor