Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,742 1,203 2,452
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.43% 18.54% 20.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.45% 38.50% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,404 1,044 2,005
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,375 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £54,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 4,307 3,125 5,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 48.03% 48.17% 49.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,334 2,693 4,657
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,432
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +2.10%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £52,625
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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 1,094 £45,000 - 248
East Midlands +2 645 £40,250 +0.63% 138
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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.

1 609 (34.96%) Microsoft
2 564 (32.38%) .NET
3 562 (32.26%) C#
4 527 (30.25%) Azure
5 514 (29.51%) SQL Server
6 491 (28.19%) JavaScript
7 447 (25.66%) HTML
8 442 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
9 432 (24.80%) CSS
10 356 (20.44%) Social Skills
11 326 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
12 264 (15.15%) Python
13 260 (14.93%) DevOps
14 242 (13.89%) ASP.NET
15 240 (13.78%) Power Platform
16 239 (13.72%) Java
16 239 (13.72%) MVC
17 233 (13.38%) Analytics
18 231 (13.26%) Windows
19 229 (13.15%) T-SQL
20 227 (13.03%) Power BI
21 211 (12.11%) Oracle
22 200 (11.48%) AngularJS
23 199 (11.42%) .NET Core
24 193 (11.08%) Finance
25 184 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
26 183 (10.51%) Data Warehouse
27 180 (10.33%) AWS
28 176 (10.10%) HTML5
29 175 (10.05%) PHP

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 43 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.07%) IIS
3 29 (1.66%) CMS
4 26 (1.49%) SAS
5 25 (1.44%) Apache Spark
5 25 (1.44%) Confluence
6 17 (0.98%) nginx
7 16 (0.92%) Apache
8 11 (0.63%) WordPress
9 9 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.40%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.34%) OpenROAD
11 6 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.34%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.23%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 140 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.34%) InDesign
7 6 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.34%) Siemens NX
7 6 (0.34%) Solid Edge
8 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.057%) Figma
10 1 (0.057%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.40%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.34%) Shopify
5 6 (0.34%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.17%) Workfront
7 2 (0.11%) Bond Adapt
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.11%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.057%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.057%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 527 (30.25%) Azure
2 240 (13.78%) Power Platform
3 180 (10.33%) AWS
4 114 (6.54%) Microsoft 365
5 68 (3.90%) Azure Data Factory
6 66 (3.79%) SaaS
7 52 (2.99%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 46 (2.64%) PaaS
9 45 (2.58%) GitHub
10 44 (2.53%) IaaS
11 43 (2.47%) Serverless
12 41 (2.35%) GCP
13 32 (1.84%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 28 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
15 27 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
16 24 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
17 23 (1.32%) Azure Key Vault
17 23 (1.32%) PowerApps
18 20 (1.15%) Azure Logic Apps
18 20 (1.15%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.33%) DNS
2 44 (2.53%) Firewall
3 30 (1.72%) VPN
4 29 (1.66%) LAN
5 28 (1.61%) WAN
6 26 (1.49%) Internet
7 23 (1.32%) HTTP
8 22 (1.26%) DHCP
9 19 (1.09%) TCP/IP
10 18 (1.03%) SMTP
11 15 (0.86%) SSH
12 14 (0.80%) FTP
13 10 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (0.52%) AMQP
14 9 (0.52%) Skype
15 8 (0.46%) SAN
15 8 (0.46%) VLAN
16 7 (0.40%) IPv4
16 7 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 514 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 227 (13.03%) Power BI
3 183 (10.51%) Data Warehouse
4 158 (9.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 147 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 120 (6.89%) NoSQL
7 106 (6.08%) MySQL
8 85 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 77 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 72 (4.13%) Tableau
11 68 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
12 67 (3.85%) Relational Database
13 61 (3.50%) MongoDB
14 60 (3.44%) Data Lake
15 39 (2.24%) Big Data
16 30 (1.72%) Oracle Database
17 29 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
18 26 (1.49%) Data Mining
19 25 (1.44%) QlikView
20 24 (1.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 153 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 82 (4.71%) Visual Studio
3 62 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 56 (3.21%) JIRA
5 31 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 26 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 26 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (1.38%) Selenium
8 19 (1.09%) Subversion
9 17 (0.98%) GitLab
10 16 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (0.69%) JMeter
11 12 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (0.63%) Bitbucket
13 10 (0.57%) Maven
13 10 (0.57%) Postman
13 10 (0.57%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.52%) ProC
14 9 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 356 (20.44%) Social Skills
2 193 (11.08%) Finance
3 156 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (3.44%) Law
5 49 (2.81%) Retail
6 47 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 46 (2.64%) Marketing
7 46 (2.64%) Public Sector
8 35 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
9 33 (1.89%) Multimedia
10 25 (1.44%) Games
11 24 (1.38%) Organisational Skills
12 19 (1.09%) Telecoms
13 17 (0.98%) Legal
14 14 (0.80%) Back Office
15 11 (0.63%) Banking
16 10 (0.57%) Influencing Skills
17 9 (0.52%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.40%) Publishing
19 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 868 (49.83%) Developer
2 256 (14.70%) Analyst
3 199 (11.42%) Software Developer
4 177 (10.16%) .NET Developer
5 159 (9.13%) C# Developer
6 154 (8.84%) Senior Developer
7 131 (7.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 107 (6.14%) Web Developer
9 98 (5.63%) SQL Developer
10 93 (5.34%) Data Analyst
11 92 (5.28%) C# .NET Developer
12 89 (5.11%) Trainee Developer
12 89 (5.11%) Trainee Web Developer
13 79 (4.54%) Data Engineer
14 76 (4.36%) C# Software Developer
15 68 (3.90%) DBA
16 59 (3.39%) Azure Engineer
16 59 (3.39%) PHP Developer
17 57 (3.27%) Architect
18 56 (3.21%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 564 (32.38%) .NET
2 447 (25.66%) HTML
3 432 (24.80%) CSS
4 242 (13.89%) ASP.NET
5 200 (11.48%) AngularJS
6 199 (11.42%) .NET Core
7 176 (10.10%) HTML5
8 133 (7.63%) jQuery
9 131 (7.52%) React
10 126 (7.23%) .NET Framework
11 121 (6.95%) REST
12 109 (6.26%) Web Services
13 93 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 93 (5.34%) CSS3
14 85 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 79 (4.54%) Entity Framework
16 77 (4.42%) RESTful
17 76 (4.36%) JSON
18 70 (4.02%) XML
19 62 (3.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 120 (6.89%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (3.27%) Management Information System
3 50 (2.87%) User Experience
4 46 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 31 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 28 (1.61%) Clustering
8 26 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 21 (1.21%) Replication
10 18 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 17 (0.98%) AS400
12 15 (0.86%) Algorithms
12 15 (0.86%) Private Cloud
13 14 (0.80%) Blog
13 14 (0.80%) Cloud Native
14 12 (0.69%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.63%) iSeries
16 9 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 231 (13.26%) Windows
2 125 (7.18%) Linux
3 90 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 44 (2.53%) Unix
4 44 (2.53%) Windows 10
5 38 (2.18%) Windows 7
6 25 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.15%) Windows 8
9 19 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
11 12 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
11 12 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.46%) Android
12 8 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.40%) AIX
14 6 (0.34%) CentOS
14 6 (0.34%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
3 260 (14.93%) DevOps
4 239 (13.72%) MVC
5 233 (13.38%) Analytics
6 184 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
7 169 (9.70%) ETL
8 164 (9.41%) Web Development
9 143 (8.21%) Software Engineering
10 129 (7.41%) SDLC
11 122 (7.00%) Data Modelling
12 119 (6.83%) Scrum
13 108 (6.20%) Microservices
13 108 (6.20%) Visualisation
14 107 (6.14%) Data Analysis
14 107 (6.14%) Project Management
15 94 (5.40%) ITIL
15 94 (5.40%) Migration
16 91 (5.22%) Mentoring
17 89 (5.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 562 (32.26%) C#
2 491 (28.19%) JavaScript
3 264 (15.15%) Python
4 239 (13.72%) Java
5 229 (13.15%) T-SQL
6 175 (10.05%) PHP
7 118 (6.77%) PowerShell
8 77 (4.42%) PL/SQL
9 73 (4.19%) TypeScript
10 69 (3.96%) Java 8
10 69 (3.96%) VB.NET
11 43 (2.47%) Bash Shell
12 37 (2.12%) R
13 36 (2.07%) C
14 35 (2.01%) Ruby
15 34 (1.95%) VBA
16 32 (1.84%) C++
16 32 (1.84%) VB
17 22 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 15 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 126 (7.23%) Degree
2 68 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (3.67%) Oracle Certification
4 60 (3.44%) OCA
5 56 (3.21%) CIW
5 56 (3.21%) OCAJ
6 47 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 46 (2.64%) SC Cleared
8 30 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
9 17 (0.98%) MCITP
10 12 (0.69%) MCSE
11 11 (0.63%) MCSA
12 9 (0.52%) MCP
13 8 (0.46%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.46%) HNC
13 8 (0.46%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 7 (0.40%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 69 (3.96%) SLA
3 59 (3.39%) QA
4 20 (1.15%) GDPR
5 12 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.46%) Accessibility
6 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.29%) NIST
7 5 (0.29%) PMO
8 4 (0.23%) COBIT
9 3 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.11%) GPG13
10 2 (0.11%) GxP
10 2 (0.11%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.057%) CDISC
11 1 (0.057%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 130 (7.46%) Docker
2 128 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 64 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.44%) XenApp
6 23 (1.32%) vSphere
6 23 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 17 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.17%) HDFS
11 3 (0.17%) NFS
11 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.11%) Postfix
13 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.057%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 73 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 60 (3.44%) Terraform
3 45 (2.58%) Ansible
4 35 (2.01%) SCCM
5 22 (1.26%) Puppet
6 18 (1.03%) Grafana
7 15 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
7 15 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.80%) WSUS
9 13 (0.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 13 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.69%) Prometheus
11 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
12 9 (0.52%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.52%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.46%) MIIS
13 8 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.40%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
15 6 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 609 (34.96%) Microsoft
2 211 (12.11%) Oracle
3 87 (4.99%) VMware
4 47 (2.70%) Databricks
5 41 (2.35%) Citrix
6 40 (2.30%) IBM
7 37 (2.12%) SAP
8 35 (2.01%) Google
9 20 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 19 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.86%) Adobe
11 15 (0.86%) Telerik
11 15 (0.86%) Xamarin
12 14 (0.80%) Cognos
12 14 (0.80%) Zend
13 12 (0.69%) Atlassian
14 11 (0.63%) Alteryx
15 10 (0.57%) JDA
15 10 (0.57%) NetApp
16 9 (0.52%) JD Edwards