Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3,281 3,480 4,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.23% 22.61% 21.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.22% 43.04% 45.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,817 3,072 3,465
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,375
90th Percentile £59,700 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 7,591 8,086 8,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 51.43% 52.53% 46.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6,436 6,987 7,431
Midlands median annual salary £41,800 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.50% +1.27% +2.60%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 -2 1,946 £41,000 +2.50% 298
East Midlands 0 1,333 £40,000 - 229
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 1,264 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 1,188 (36.21%) C#
3 1,154 (35.17%) Microsoft
4 1,089 (33.19%) .NET
5 913 (27.83%) JavaScript
6 870 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
7 811 (24.72%) HTML
8 732 (22.31%) CSS
9 567 (17.28%) ASP.NET
10 562 (17.13%) T-SQL
11 561 (17.10%) MVC
12 529 (16.12%) Windows
13 516 (15.73%) Finance
14 508 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 498 (15.18%) Java
16 476 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
17 467 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
18 409 (12.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 408 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
20 348 (10.61%) Web Development
21 346 (10.55%) jQuery
22 344 (10.48%) Oracle
23 339 (10.33%) AngularJS
24 325 (9.91%) Degree
25 302 (9.20%) Web Services
26 298 (9.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 291 (8.87%) Test Automation
28 286 (8.72%) Scrum
29 284 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
30 275 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC

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
1 188 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 92 (2.80%) IIS
3 86 (2.62%) Tomcat
4 72 (2.19%) SAS
5 65 (1.98%) JBoss
6 61 (1.86%) MS Exchange
7 53 (1.62%) Confluence
8 48 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 45 (1.37%) Apache
10 40 (1.22%) CMS
11 37 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
11 37 (1.13%) WebLogic
12 35 (1.07%) Apache Spark
12 35 (1.07%) Skype for Business
13 30 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 30 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
14 28 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (0.73%) K2 blackpearl
16 19 (0.58%) nginx
17 17 (0.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 194 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 158 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.21%) SPSS
8 6 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.061%) Blender
11 1 (0.030%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 76 (2.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 67 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 63 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
4 32 (0.98%) NetSuite
5 18 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.43%) SAP Business One
7 11 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
8 10 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 9 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 9 (0.27%) Infor M3
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.12%) Magento
11 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.091%) Epicor Tropos
12 3 (0.091%) Infor CloudSuite
12 3 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.091%) Sage 1000
13 2 (0.061%) Lawson
13 2 (0.061%) Maximo
13 2 (0.061%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 467 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 186 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
3 145 (4.42%) Office 365
4 77 (2.35%) IaaS
5 71 (2.16%) SaaS
6 66 (2.01%) GitHub
7 61 (1.86%) PaaS
8 50 (1.52%) Serverless
9 48 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
10 43 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
11 22 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 21 (0.64%) Force.com
13 20 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
14 18 (0.55%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 14 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
17 10 (0.30%) Google Analytics
18 8 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
18 8 (0.24%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.26%) DNS
2 59 (1.80%) Firewall
3 50 (1.52%) Internet
4 44 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 38 (1.16%) SSL
6 37 (1.13%) DHCP
6 37 (1.13%) SAN
7 33 (1.01%) HTTP
8 29 (0.88%) LAN
9 27 (0.82%) WAN
10 26 (0.79%) SMS
11 19 (0.58%) Skype
12 15 (0.46%) Wireless
13 14 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (0.40%) NAS
15 12 (0.37%) Intranet
15 12 (0.37%) VLAN
15 12 (0.37%) VoIP
16 11 (0.34%) VPN
16 11 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,264 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 508 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 409 (12.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 298 (9.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 270 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
6 211 (6.43%) Relational Database
7 199 (6.07%) MySQL
8 172 (5.24%) NoSQL
9 171 (5.21%) Power BI
10 140 (4.27%) MongoDB
11 138 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 108 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 105 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
14 97 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
15 88 (2.68%) Big Data
16 82 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
17 73 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
18 65 (1.98%) Data Lake
19 60 (1.83%) Hadoop
20 57 (1.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 265 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 226 (6.89%) Visual Studio
3 166 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 128 (3.90%) JIRA
5 109 (3.32%) Jenkins
6 93 (2.83%) Selenium
7 84 (2.56%) Maven
8 80 (2.44%) Subversion
9 76 (2.32%) JUnit
10 67 (2.04%) Bitbucket
11 58 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
12 50 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
13 43 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 35 (1.07%) NUnit
14 35 (1.07%) TeamCity
15 33 (1.01%) SpecFlow
15 33 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 32 (0.98%) Jasmine
16 32 (0.98%) webpack
17 29 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 516 (15.73%) Finance
2 261 (7.95%) Retail
3 147 (4.48%) Advertising
4 136 (4.15%) Manufacturing
5 128 (3.90%) Marketing
6 76 (2.32%) Banking
7 67 (2.04%) Games
7 67 (2.04%) Legal
8 61 (1.86%) Automotive
9 41 (1.25%) Law
10 35 (1.07%) Back Office
11 21 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.55%) Electronics
12 18 (0.55%) Telecoms
13 13 (0.40%) International Banking
14 10 (0.30%) Billing
14 10 (0.30%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.27%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.21%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1,611 (49.10%) Developer
2 588 (17.92%) Analyst
3 479 (14.60%) .NET Developer
4 397 (12.10%) C# Developer
5 266 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 261 (7.95%) Senior Developer
7 260 (7.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 224 (6.83%) Software Developer
9 217 (6.61%) Java Developer
10 199 (6.07%) Support Analyst
11 193 (5.88%) DBA
12 182 (5.55%) Consultant
13 172 (5.24%) Applications Support
14 144 (4.39%) SQL DBA
15 138 (4.21%) Administrator
15 138 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 134 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
17 123 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 120 (3.66%) Web Developer
19 112 (3.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,089 (33.19%) .NET
2 811 (24.72%) HTML
3 732 (22.31%) CSS
4 567 (17.28%) ASP.NET
5 346 (10.55%) jQuery
6 339 (10.33%) AngularJS
7 302 (9.20%) Web Services
8 275 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 269 (8.20%) .NET Framework
10 261 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 238 (7.25%) Entity Framework
12 222 (6.77%) XML
13 214 (6.52%) HTML5
14 164 (5.00%) Spring
15 162 (4.94%) WCF
16 152 (4.63%) JSON
17 142 (4.33%) RESTful
18 139 (4.24%) REST
19 124 (3.78%) Ajax
20 122 (3.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 284 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 220 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 136 (4.15%) Mobile App
4 125 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
5 81 (2.47%) Replication
5 81 (2.47%) User Experience
6 74 (2.26%) Clustering
7 61 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 60 (1.83%) Fintech
9 52 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
10 42 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 42 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 42 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 41 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 41 (1.25%) Data Centre
12 32 (0.98%) NHS
13 26 (0.79%) EPoS
14 21 (0.64%) Graphic Design
15 13 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 529 (16.12%) Windows
2 269 (8.20%) Linux
3 233 (7.10%) Windows Server
4 141 (4.30%) Unix
5 94 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (2.29%) Windows 10
7 71 (2.16%) Windows 7
8 68 (2.07%) Android
9 62 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (1.46%) Windows 8
11 40 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.37%) CentOS
16 10 (0.30%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.18%) AIX
18 6 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
2 561 (17.10%) MVC
3 476 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
4 408 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
5 348 (10.61%) Web Development
6 291 (8.87%) Test Automation
7 286 (8.72%) Scrum
8 264 (8.05%) TDD
9 259 (7.89%) Software Engineering
10 218 (6.64%) Analytics
11 215 (6.55%) OO
12 193 (5.88%) SDLC
13 183 (5.58%) ERP
13 183 (5.58%) ETL
14 169 (5.15%) Unit Testing
15 168 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
16 157 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
17 154 (4.69%) CRM
17 154 (4.69%) Mentoring
18 152 (4.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1,188 (36.21%) C#
2 913 (27.83%) JavaScript
3 562 (17.13%) T-SQL
4 498 (15.18%) Java
5 238 (7.25%) PowerShell
6 166 (5.06%) Python
7 158 (4.82%) VB.NET
8 129 (3.93%) C++
8 129 (3.93%) PHP
9 127 (3.87%) PL/SQL
10 73 (2.22%) C
11 68 (2.07%) VB
12 59 (1.80%) TypeScript
13 55 (1.68%) VBA
14 53 (1.62%) Ruby
15 50 (1.52%) Bash Shell
15 50 (1.52%) Perl
16 42 (1.28%) Java 8
16 42 (1.28%) R
17 33 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 325 (9.91%) Degree
2 111 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 109 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 50 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 45 (1.37%) MCP
7 36 (1.10%) MCSE
8 33 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (0.79%) Master's Degree
10 24 (0.73%) ISEB
10 24 (0.73%) MCPD
11 23 (0.70%) SC Cleared
12 22 (0.67%) MCSA
13 16 (0.49%) DBS Check
14 13 (0.40%) PhD
15 12 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
16 11 (0.34%) MCDBA
17 10 (0.30%) BC Cleared
17 10 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (2.96%) QA
2 96 (2.93%) SLA
3 41 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 26 (0.79%) PMO
5 17 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.49%) GDPR
7 13 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.18%) SEPA
11 4 (0.12%) TickIT
11 4 (0.12%) WCAG
12 3 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.061%) COBIT
14 1 (0.030%) GCP
14 1 (0.030%) IFRS
14 1 (0.030%) IFRS 9
14 1 (0.030%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 202 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 92 (2.80%) Docker
2 92 (2.80%) Hyper-V
3 90 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 21 (0.64%) XenApp
7 19 (0.58%) vSphere
8 17 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
10 14 (0.43%) HDFS
11 8 (0.24%) Firmware
11 8 (0.24%) Xen
12 7 (0.21%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.21%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.18%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.15%) Snort
14 5 (0.15%) Squid
15 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 55 (1.68%) SCCM
2 41 (1.25%) Ansible
3 35 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 34 (1.04%) SCOM
5 30 (0.91%) WSUS
6 25 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.64%) Puppet
8 20 (0.61%) Terraform
9 16 (0.49%) Kubernetes
10 14 (0.43%) Marathon
11 12 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
12 11 (0.34%) logstash
13 10 (0.30%) Kibana
13 10 (0.30%) Nagios
14 8 (0.24%) Graphite
15 7 (0.21%) FortiGate
16 6 (0.18%) Control-M
16 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
16 6 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1,154 (35.17%) Microsoft
2 344 (10.48%) Oracle
3 160 (4.88%) VMware
4 100 (3.05%) Google
4 100 (3.05%) SAP
5 92 (2.80%) Tableau
5 92 (2.80%) Xamarin
6 50 (1.52%) HP
7 46 (1.40%) Cisco
8 44 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 42 (1.28%) Citrix
10 41 (1.25%) Epicor
11 40 (1.22%) Infor
11 40 (1.22%) Sage
12 39 (1.19%) IBM
13 31 (0.94%) Remedy
14 29 (0.88%) JD Edwards
15 28 (0.85%) Atlassian
15 28 (0.85%) Capita
15 28 (0.85%) IFS