Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,629 3,279 3,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.65% 21.48% 20.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.88% 40.05% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,243 2,881 3,135
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 5,992 8,187 8,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 47.06% 53.63% 48.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,846 7,034 7,095
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £64,733 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 1,571 £42,500 +6.25% 379
East Midlands +1 1,057 £40,000 +6.67% 262
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1,007 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 927 (35.26%) Microsoft
3 895 (34.04%) C#
4 862 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
5 854 (32.48%) .NET
6 699 (26.59%) JavaScript
7 641 (24.38%) HTML
8 547 (20.81%) CSS
9 477 (18.14%) Business Intelligence
10 475 (18.07%) T-SQL
11 464 (17.65%) MVC
11 464 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 455 (17.31%) Java
13 440 (16.74%) Windows
14 438 (16.66%) ASP.NET
15 428 (16.28%) Finance
16 407 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 368 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 351 (13.35%) AngularJS
19 332 (12.63%) Web Services
20 308 (11.72%) Degree
21 306 (11.64%) Oracle
22 283 (10.76%) Linux
23 275 (10.46%) jQuery
24 274 (10.42%) Scrum
25 266 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
26 245 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
27 241 (9.17%) Software Engineering
28 240 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
29 239 (9.09%) Spring

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
1 133 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 70 (2.66%) Tomcat
3 54 (2.05%) IIS
3 54 (2.05%) SAS
4 51 (1.94%) CMS
5 49 (1.86%) MS Exchange
6 48 (1.83%) JBoss
7 47 (1.79%) Apache Spark
8 37 (1.41%) Umbraco
9 34 (1.29%) Confluence
10 27 (1.03%) Apache
11 24 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 23 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 21 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
14 19 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
14 19 (0.72%) Skype for Business
15 18 (0.68%) nginx
15 18 (0.68%) WebSphere
16 15 (0.57%) NServiceBus
17 12 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 167 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 135 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.07%) SPSS
4 19 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.076%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.076%) Maya
9 2 (0.076%) Windchill
10 1 (0.038%) ArchiCAD
10 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.038%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.038%) Mingle
10 1 (0.038%) Revit
Business Applications
1 35 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 31 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 26 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.65%) FastStats
5 15 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 15 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.38%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.19%) Infor M3
7 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
8 4 (0.15%) Magento
8 4 (0.15%) Movex
8 4 (0.15%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
9 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.11%) Elite 3E
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 464 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 245 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
3 143 (5.44%) Office 365
4 60 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 58 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
5 58 (2.21%) Amazon S3
6 53 (2.02%) SaaS
7 52 (1.98%) IaaS
8 50 (1.90%) Serverless
9 46 (1.75%) PaaS
10 45 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 44 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
12 38 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
13 30 (1.14%) GitHub
14 29 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 24 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
16 23 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 22 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
17 22 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
18 21 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.40%) SAN
2 61 (2.32%) Firewall
3 52 (1.98%) DNS
4 45 (1.71%) Network Security
5 34 (1.29%) WAN
6 33 (1.26%) Internet
7 32 (1.22%) LAN
8 27 (1.03%) DHCP
8 27 (1.03%) TCP/IP
9 25 (0.95%) HTTP
10 24 (0.91%) VLAN
11 22 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (0.76%) VPN
13 19 (0.72%) FTP
13 19 (0.72%) IPsec
14 17 (0.65%) Skype
14 17 (0.65%) VoIP
15 15 (0.57%) NAS
16 14 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,007 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 407 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 368 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 224 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
5 216 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 200 (7.61%) Relational Database
7 192 (7.30%) NoSQL
8 186 (7.07%) Power BI
9 179 (6.81%) MySQL
10 106 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 93 (3.54%) MongoDB
12 87 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 83 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
14 82 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
15 81 (3.08%) Big Data
16 75 (2.85%) Azure SQL Database
17 71 (2.70%) Oracle Database
18 68 (2.59%) QlikView
19 67 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 67 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 236 (8.98%) Visual Studio
2 229 (8.71%) Git (software)
3 208 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 76 (2.89%) JIRA
6 59 (2.24%) Maven
7 58 (2.21%) Selenium
8 56 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
9 55 (2.09%) JUnit
10 42 (1.60%) NUnit
11 39 (1.48%) Subversion
12 37 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 34 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 24 (0.91%) Cucumber
15 23 (0.87%) Gradle
15 23 (0.87%) webpack
16 21 (0.80%) Visual Studio Code
17 20 (0.76%) Bitbucket
18 18 (0.68%) Jasmine
18 18 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 428 (16.28%) Finance
2 213 (8.10%) Retail
3 93 (3.54%) Marketing
4 76 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 67 (2.55%) Automotive
6 58 (2.21%) Advertising
7 37 (1.41%) Banking
8 25 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 23 (0.87%) Games
10 22 (0.84%) Legal
11 9 (0.34%) Billing
12 8 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.27%) Back Office
14 6 (0.23%) Law
14 6 (0.23%) Local Government
14 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.19%) French Language
16 4 (0.15%) German Language
16 4 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,372 (52.19%) Developer
2 353 (13.43%) Analyst
3 328 (12.48%) .NET Developer
4 314 (11.94%) C# Developer
5 250 (9.51%) Senior Developer
6 204 (7.76%) Java Developer
7 197 (7.49%) SQL Developer
8 195 (7.42%) Software Developer
9 188 (7.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 152 (5.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 144 (5.48%) DBA
12 122 (4.64%) Web Developer
13 117 (4.45%) Architect
14 109 (4.15%) Consultant
15 108 (4.11%) Junior
16 96 (3.65%) Administrator
17 90 (3.42%) SQL DBA
18 89 (3.39%) Support Analyst
19 85 (3.23%) Software Engineer
20 80 (3.04%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 854 (32.48%) .NET
2 641 (24.38%) HTML
3 547 (20.81%) CSS
4 438 (16.66%) ASP.NET
5 351 (13.35%) AngularJS
6 332 (12.63%) Web Services
7 275 (10.46%) jQuery
8 239 (9.09%) Spring
9 221 (8.41%) HTML5
10 208 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 206 (7.84%) .NET Framework
12 185 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 150 (5.71%) Entity Framework
14 148 (5.63%) XML
15 129 (4.91%) REST
16 128 (4.87%) WCF
17 120 (4.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 119 (4.53%) Node.js
19 116 (4.41%) Ajax
19 116 (4.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 240 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (6.05%) Self-Motivation
3 136 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
4 96 (3.65%) Data Centre
5 92 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 89 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 78 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
8 59 (2.24%) Public Cloud
9 56 (2.13%) User Experience
10 45 (1.71%) Clustering
11 44 (1.67%) Fintech
12 43 (1.64%) Driving Licence
12 43 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 38 (1.45%) Replication
14 33 (1.26%) Private Cloud
15 30 (1.14%) Data Structures
16 26 (0.99%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.80%) NHS
18 18 (0.68%) Fat Client
18 18 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 440 (16.74%) Windows
2 283 (10.76%) Linux
3 143 (5.44%) Windows Server
4 110 (4.18%) Unix
5 43 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 42 (1.60%) Windows 7
7 40 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 34 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (1.03%) Android
11 24 (0.91%) Windows 8
12 23 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.49%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.30%) AIX
16 7 (0.27%) CentOS
16 7 (0.27%) SUSE
16 7 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 477 (18.14%) Business Intelligence
3 464 (17.65%) MVC
4 274 (10.42%) Scrum
5 266 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
6 241 (9.17%) Software Engineering
7 230 (8.75%) Web Development
8 222 (8.44%) TDD
9 219 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 217 (8.25%) Analytics
11 195 (7.42%) ETL
12 170 (6.47%) Computer Science
13 158 (6.01%) ITIL
14 156 (5.93%) Project Management
15 143 (5.44%) OO
15 143 (5.44%) SDLC
16 139 (5.29%) DevOps
17 138 (5.25%) Microservices
18 136 (5.17%) Unit Testing
19 124 (4.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 895 (34.04%) C#
2 699 (26.59%) JavaScript
3 475 (18.07%) T-SQL
4 455 (17.31%) Java
5 210 (7.99%) Python
6 179 (6.81%) PL/SQL
7 146 (5.55%) PowerShell
8 131 (4.98%) VB.NET
9 98 (3.73%) PHP
10 78 (2.97%) C++
11 62 (2.36%) VB
12 59 (2.24%) VBA
13 58 (2.21%) Scala
14 56 (2.13%) C
15 51 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 51 (1.94%) TypeScript
16 44 (1.67%) Java 8
17 42 (1.60%) R
18 39 (1.48%) VBScript
19 33 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 308 (11.72%) Degree
2 114 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 93 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 82 (3.12%) Security Cleared
5 56 (2.13%) MCSE
6 44 (1.67%) Master's Degree
7 38 (1.45%) MCP
8 34 (1.29%) MCSA
9 29 (1.10%) DBS Check
10 28 (1.07%) ISEB
10 28 (1.07%) SC Cleared
11 26 (0.99%) MCPD
12 21 (0.80%) BC Cleared
13 19 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (0.68%) CCNP
15 14 (0.53%) CCNA
16 13 (0.49%) ISTQB
17 12 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 10 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
18 10 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (2.93%) QA
2 63 (2.40%) GDPR
3 60 (2.28%) SLA
4 53 (2.02%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.30%) PMO
7 4 (0.15%) COBIT
7 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.11%) IFRS
8 3 (0.11%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.11%) WAI
9 1 (0.038%) Basel II
9 1 (0.038%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.038%) SEPA
System Software
1 167 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 115 (4.37%) Docker
3 112 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 97 (3.69%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.87%) vSphere
7 19 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 16 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
9 14 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.49%) XenApp
10 13 (0.49%) XenDesktop
10 13 (0.49%) XenServer
11 10 (0.38%) HDFS
11 10 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.30%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.27%) Apache Flume
13 7 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.15%) KVM
14 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 54 (2.05%) SCCM
2 52 (1.98%) Ansible
3 48 (1.83%) Puppet
4 42 (1.60%) Kubernetes
5 33 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (1.26%) WSUS
6 25 (0.95%) Terraform
7 14 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 13 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (0.46%) Linux-HA
10 11 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (0.38%) Grafana
11 10 (0.38%) Oozie
11 10 (0.38%) SCOM
12 9 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (0.27%) Consul
13 7 (0.27%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.27%) Netcool
13 7 (0.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 927 (35.26%) Microsoft
2 306 (11.64%) Oracle
3 167 (6.35%) VMware
4 142 (5.40%) Tableau
5 72 (2.74%) Cisco
6 66 (2.51%) HP
7 64 (2.43%) SAP
8 60 (2.28%) Citrix
9 50 (1.90%) Cognos
10 48 (1.83%) Google
11 46 (1.75%) IBM
11 46 (1.75%) Xamarin
12 33 (1.26%) Adobe
12 33 (1.26%) Atlassian
13 31 (1.18%) NetApp
14 29 (1.10%) Remedy
15 26 (0.99%) Alteryx
15 26 (0.99%) JD Edwards
16 25 (0.95%) ForgeRock
17 22 (0.84%) Infor