Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,032 2,244 2,694
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.17% 20.02% 20.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.00% 42.66% 43.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,014 2,126 2,494
Median annual salary £46,125 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 2,517 5,260 6,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 54.07% 46.93% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,131 4,607 5,057
Median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,733
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the Midlands

SQL
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SQL in the Midlands

SQL
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 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
West Midlands -1 622 £45,000 - 147
East Midlands +3 406 £47,500 +18.75% 108
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 369 (35.76%) Azure
2 353 (34.21%) SQL Server
3 348 (33.72%) .NET
4 329 (31.88%) C#
5 301 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 287 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
7 254 (24.61%) JavaScript
8 209 (20.25%) Oracle
9 200 (19.38%) T-SQL
10 198 (19.19%) HTML
11 191 (18.51%) CSS
11 191 (18.51%) DevOps
12 169 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
13 157 (15.21%) Git (software)
14 139 (13.47%) Windows
15 129 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 123 (11.92%) ASP.NET
17 119 (11.53%) MVC
18 117 (11.34%) AngularJS
18 117 (11.34%) Power Platform
19 115 (11.14%) Analytics
20 110 (10.66%) Power BI
21 108 (10.47%) PL/SQL
22 107 (10.37%) Python
22 107 (10.37%) .NET Framework
23 104 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
24 103 (9.98%) AWS
25 102 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
26 100 (9.69%) Finance
26 100 (9.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 42 (4.07%) IIS
2 24 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.13%) CMS
4 16 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.45%) SAS
6 11 (1.07%) Confluence
7 9 (0.87%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.58%) Sitefinity
9 6 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.29%) Apache
11 3 (0.29%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.29%) WordPress
12 2 (0.19%) Drupal
12 2 (0.19%) Mule
12 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.19%) Quantrix
5 1 (0.097%) FileZilla
5 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.58%) Workfront
4 4 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.29%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.19%) Line 500
6 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.19%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.19%) SAP PP-PI
6 2 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 369 (35.76%) Azure
2 117 (11.34%) Power Platform
3 103 (9.98%) AWS
4 42 (4.07%) SaaS
5 41 (3.97%) Azure Data Factory
6 39 (3.78%) Office 365
7 36 (3.49%) GitHub
8 28 (2.71%) PaaS
9 22 (2.13%) GCP
10 19 (1.84%) npm
11 16 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
11 16 (1.55%) IaaS
12 15 (1.45%) Serverless
13 11 (1.07%) Amazon S3
13 11 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (1.07%) Azure Stack
14 10 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.87%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.03%) Firewall
1 21 (2.03%) SAN
2 20 (1.94%) DNS
3 17 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.45%) DHCP
5 14 (1.36%) VPN
6 13 (1.26%) Internet
7 10 (0.97%) LAN
8 9 (0.87%) AMQP
9 8 (0.78%) WAN
9 8 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.68%) SSH
11 6 (0.58%) FTP
11 6 (0.58%) NAS
11 6 (0.58%) VoIP
12 5 (0.48%) Broadband
12 5 (0.48%) HTTP
12 5 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.29%) OpenVPN
14 2 (0.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 129 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 110 (10.66%) Power BI
4 104 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
5 100 (9.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (6.40%) NoSQL
7 61 (5.91%) MongoDB
8 56 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 55 (5.33%) Oracle Database
10 52 (5.04%) MySQL
11 48 (4.65%) Relational Database
12 45 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 43 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
14 34 (3.29%) Data Lake
14 34 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (2.91%) Hadoop
16 27 (2.62%) Tableau
17 26 (2.52%) Redis
18 24 (2.33%) Big Data
19 23 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 157 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 69 (6.69%) Jenkins
3 56 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 39 (3.78%) JIRA
5 39 (3.78%) Selenium
6 27 (2.62%) Bitbucket
7 22 (2.13%) Maven
7 22 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 18 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (1.65%) NUnit
10 16 (1.55%) Postman
11 14 (1.36%) Artifactory
11 14 (1.36%) GitLab
12 12 (1.16%) gulp
12 12 (1.16%) Subversion
12 12 (1.16%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.07%) SpecFlow
14 10 (0.97%) jspm
15 9 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 100 (9.69%) Finance
2 31 (3.00%) Law
3 26 (2.52%) Back Office
4 25 (2.42%) Public Sector
5 23 (2.23%) Retail
6 19 (1.84%) Marketing
7 16 (1.55%) Games
8 15 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.87%) Digital Economy
11 8 (0.78%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.78%) Banking
12 7 (0.68%) Advertising
13 6 (0.58%) Billing
14 4 (0.39%) Automotive
15 3 (0.29%) Electronics
16 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.19%) Legal
16 2 (0.19%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 430 (41.67%) Developer
2 155 (15.02%) Analyst
3 112 (10.85%) Senior Developer
4 99 (9.59%) .NET Developer
5 85 (8.24%) Software Developer
6 74 (7.17%) C# Developer
7 66 (6.40%) Azure Engineer
7 66 (6.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 54 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 53 (5.14%) Architect
10 52 (5.04%) SQL Developer
11 47 (4.55%) DBA
12 44 (4.26%) Data Engineer
13 41 (3.97%) Web Developer
14 38 (3.68%) Applications Support
15 37 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
16 33 (3.20%) Junior
16 33 (3.20%) Software Engineer
17 32 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
17 32 (3.10%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (33.72%) .NET
2 198 (19.19%) HTML
3 191 (18.51%) CSS
4 123 (11.92%) ASP.NET
5 117 (11.34%) AngularJS
6 107 (10.37%) .NET Framework
7 95 (9.21%) jQuery
8 93 (9.01%) .NET Core
9 79 (7.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 75 (7.27%) Web Services
11 71 (6.88%) REST
12 70 (6.78%) React
13 57 (5.52%) HTML5
14 53 (5.14%) Entity Framework
14 53 (5.14%) Node.js
15 52 (5.04%) JSON
16 51 (4.94%) XML
17 49 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (4.75%) Spring
18 46 (4.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.97%) Mobile App
3 38 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
4 37 (3.59%) User Experience
5 32 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (2.71%) Data Centre
7 21 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.45%) Replication
8 15 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.07%) Public Cloud
10 10 (0.97%) Cloud Native
10 10 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 9 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.87%) Driving Licence
11 9 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.78%) Blog
12 8 (0.78%) Clustering
12 8 (0.78%) Cybercrime
12 8 (0.78%) iSeries
13 7 (0.68%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 139 (13.47%) Windows
2 70 (6.78%) Linux
3 55 (5.33%) Unix
4 49 (4.75%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.26%) AIX
7 10 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.87%) CentOS
8 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (0.78%) Android
9 8 (0.78%) Solaris
10 7 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.19%) Debian
13 2 (0.19%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.097%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (18.51%) DevOps
3 169 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
4 119 (11.53%) MVC
5 115 (11.14%) Analytics
6 97 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
7 91 (8.82%) ETL
8 89 (8.62%) Test Automation
9 85 (8.24%) Microservices
10 78 (7.56%) Migration
11 75 (7.27%) Software Engineering
12 72 (6.98%) TDD
13 68 (6.59%) Mentoring
14 64 (6.20%) ITIL
15 62 (6.01%) SDLC
16 60 (5.81%) Scrum
17 59 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 57 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (5.14%) Web Development
20 52 (5.04%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 329 (31.88%) C#
2 254 (24.61%) JavaScript
3 200 (19.38%) T-SQL
4 108 (10.47%) PL/SQL
5 107 (10.37%) Python
6 90 (8.72%) Java
7 76 (7.36%) PowerShell
8 48 (4.65%) PHP
9 35 (3.39%) TypeScript
10 24 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.03%) R
12 19 (1.84%) Bash Shell
12 19 (1.84%) Perl
12 19 (1.84%) VBA
13 18 (1.74%) Go
13 18 (1.74%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.55%) Ruby
15 12 (1.16%) VB
16 8 (0.78%) C++
16 8 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (5.04%) Degree
2 26 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.36%) AWS Certification
5 14 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.26%) MCSE
7 12 (1.16%) MCSA
8 11 (1.07%) OCA
8 11 (1.07%) OCP
9 9 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.39%) CCNA
13 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.39%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.65%) QA
2 22 (2.13%) GDPR
3 18 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.36%) SLA
5 6 (0.58%) GPG13
5 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.29%) PMO
8 2 (0.19%) IFRS
9 1 (0.097%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.097%) Basel III
9 1 (0.097%) CDISC
9 1 (0.097%) COREP
9 1 (0.097%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.097%) Good Clinical Practice
9 1 (0.097%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.097%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 76 (7.36%) Docker
2 55 (5.33%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (0.78%) HDFS
7 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.58%) vSphere
9 4 (0.39%) XenApp
9 4 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.29%) pfSense
11 2 (0.19%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.097%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.097%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 60 (5.81%) Terraform
2 48 (4.65%) Ansible
3 44 (4.26%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.45%) MIIS
4 15 (1.45%) Puppet
5 14 (1.36%) SCCM
6 13 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (1.16%) Data Guard
7 12 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (0.87%) SCOM
10 8 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (0.78%) Grafana
10 8 (0.78%) Graphite
10 8 (0.78%) Packer
10 8 (0.78%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.78%) WSUS
11 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (0.58%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 301 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 209 (20.25%) Oracle
3 39 (3.78%) VMware
4 27 (2.62%) JDA
5 23 (2.23%) SAP
6 20 (1.94%) IBM
7 18 (1.74%) Cloudera
8 17 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.55%) Google
10 15 (1.45%) Databricks
10 15 (1.45%) Xamarin
11 14 (1.36%) EnterpriseDB
12 13 (1.26%) Talend
13 11 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.97%) Citrix
14 10 (0.97%) NetApp
14 10 (0.97%) SolarWinds
15 9 (0.87%) Cisco
15 9 (0.87%) Dell
15 9 (0.87%) EMC