Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,384 2,915 3,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.80% 21.55% 22.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 44.33% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,032 2,517 3,019
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,900
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 5,562 6,575 8,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 48.52% 48.62% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,688 5,542 7,014
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 1,458 £42,500 +1.40% 304
East Midlands 0 918 £40,000 - 201
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 882 (37.00%) C#
2 791 (33.18%) .NET
3 756 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 748 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
5 719 (30.16%) SQL Server
6 560 (23.49%) JavaScript
7 532 (22.32%) Azure
8 451 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
9 443 (18.58%) ASP.NET
10 406 (17.03%) HTML
11 399 (16.74%) T-SQL
12 356 (14.93%) CSS
13 326 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
14 325 (13.63%) Java
15 314 (13.17%) Windows
16 303 (12.71%) Finance
17 287 (12.04%) AWS
18 285 (11.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 285 (11.95%) Oracle
19 273 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 270 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
21 269 (11.28%) MVC
22 261 (10.95%) AngularJS
23 243 (10.19%) Degree
24 238 (9.98%) Scrum
25 232 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
26 225 (9.44%) Web Services
27 216 (9.06%) Git (software)
28 215 (9.02%) ETL
28 215 (9.02%) Analytics

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 87 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.39%) IIS
3 54 (2.27%) SAS
4 43 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 30 (1.26%) Confluence
6 26 (1.09%) Apache Spark
7 23 (0.96%) Apache
8 22 (0.92%) NServiceBus
9 19 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (0.59%) CMS
11 13 (0.55%) Skype for Business
12 12 (0.50%) CICS
13 11 (0.46%) Drupal
13 11 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.46%) nginx
14 10 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.42%) WordPress
15 9 (0.38%) Umbraco
16 8 (0.34%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 142 (5.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.67%) S-PLUS
5 9 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.25%) SPSS
7 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.084%) Abaqus
8 2 (0.084%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.042%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.042%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 20 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.59%) SAP Business One
5 13 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.50%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
8 8 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.29%) Sage CRM
10 6 (0.25%) Maximo
10 6 (0.25%) OPENHousing
11 5 (0.21%) Cognos Planning
11 5 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
11 5 (0.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 532 (22.32%) Azure
2 287 (12.04%) AWS
3 215 (9.02%) Power Platform
4 122 (5.12%) Office 365
5 62 (2.60%) Serverless
6 52 (2.18%) PaaS
7 50 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 46 (1.93%) IaaS
9 42 (1.76%) GCP
9 42 (1.76%) SaaS
10 35 (1.47%) Amazon S3
11 34 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
13 32 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 30 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
15 29 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
16 23 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
17 21 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
17 21 (0.88%) Azure Functions
17 21 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.43%) Firewall
2 53 (2.22%) DNS
3 39 (1.64%) DHCP
3 39 (1.64%) WAN
4 34 (1.43%) LAN
5 33 (1.38%) Internet
5 33 (1.38%) SAN
6 31 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
7 29 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 28 (1.17%) HTTP
9 26 (1.09%) VPN
10 24 (1.01%) SSH
11 19 (0.80%) VoIP
12 17 (0.71%) FTP
12 17 (0.71%) SMTP
13 14 (0.59%) MQTT
13 14 (0.59%) Wireless
14 13 (0.55%) HTTPS
14 13 (0.55%) NetScaler
14 13 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 719 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 285 (11.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 273 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 232 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
5 208 (8.72%) Power BI
6 158 (6.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 139 (5.83%) MySQL
8 131 (5.49%) Relational Database
9 105 (4.40%) Big Data
10 100 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 93 (3.90%) MongoDB
12 86 (3.61%) NoSQL
13 71 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
14 70 (2.94%) QlikView
14 70 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
15 69 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
16 60 (2.52%) Oracle Database
17 58 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
18 52 (2.18%) Hadoop
19 51 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 216 (9.06%) Git (software)
2 153 (6.42%) Visual Studio
3 131 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 109 (4.57%) Selenium
5 99 (4.15%) Jenkins
6 87 (3.65%) JIRA
7 47 (1.97%) Maven
8 46 (1.93%) Subversion
9 37 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
10 32 (1.34%) Bitbucket
11 29 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
12 27 (1.13%) JUnit
13 23 (0.96%) Artifactory
14 22 (0.92%) SoapUI
14 22 (0.92%) SpecFlow
15 17 (0.71%) Protractor
15 17 (0.71%) TeamCity
16 16 (0.67%) Visual Studio Code
17 14 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
17 14 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 303 (12.71%) Finance
2 178 (7.47%) Retail
3 96 (4.03%) Marketing
4 82 (3.44%) Manufacturing
5 52 (2.18%) Public Sector
6 49 (2.06%) Games
6 49 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 23 (0.96%) Banking
8 18 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 18 (0.76%) Legal
9 14 (0.59%) Social Housing
10 13 (0.55%) Billing
10 13 (0.55%) Publishing
11 12 (0.50%) General Ledger
11 12 (0.50%) Law
12 11 (0.46%) Local Government
13 10 (0.42%) Automotive
13 10 (0.42%) Electronics
14 6 (0.25%) Advertising
15 5 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,136 (47.65%) Developer
2 412 (17.28%) Analyst
3 339 (14.22%) .NET Developer
4 246 (10.32%) C# Developer
5 213 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 185 (7.76%) Software Developer
7 169 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 138 (5.79%) SQL Developer
9 136 (5.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 126 (5.29%) Consultant
11 100 (4.19%) Java Developer
12 98 (4.11%) Data Analyst
13 97 (4.07%) Applications Support
13 97 (4.07%) Support Analyst
14 80 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
15 76 (3.19%) Junior
16 73 (3.06%) Architect
17 72 (3.02%) Administrator
18 70 (2.94%) Software Engineer
19 69 (2.89%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 791 (33.18%) .NET
2 443 (18.58%) ASP.NET
3 406 (17.03%) HTML
4 356 (14.93%) CSS
5 261 (10.95%) AngularJS
6 225 (9.44%) Web Services
7 176 (7.38%) .NET Framework
8 172 (7.21%) jQuery
9 162 (6.80%) XML
10 147 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 139 (5.83%) Spring
12 132 (5.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 117 (4.91%) HTML5
14 106 (4.45%) Node.js
15 97 (4.07%) .NET Core
16 96 (4.03%) WCF
17 93 (3.90%) React
18 89 (3.73%) RESTful
19 87 (3.65%) SOAP
20 81 (3.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 270 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
3 133 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
4 103 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 75 (3.15%) Data Centre
6 65 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 62 (2.60%) Public Cloud
8 39 (1.64%) User Experience
9 33 (1.38%) EPoS
10 30 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.17%) Clustering
11 28 (1.17%) Virtual Team
12 27 (1.13%) Algorithms
12 27 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 26 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.01%) Private Cloud
15 23 (0.96%) Xbox
16 21 (0.88%) Driving Licence
17 19 (0.80%) Replication
18 16 (0.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 314 (13.17%) Windows
2 170 (7.13%) Linux
3 118 (4.95%) Unix
4 111 (4.66%) Windows Server
5 38 (1.59%) Windows 10
6 35 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (1.22%) Android
9 25 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.59%) AIX
11 13 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.50%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.42%) CentOS
13 10 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.42%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (0.29%) Kali Linux
15 7 (0.29%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
3 326 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
4 269 (11.28%) MVC
5 238 (9.98%) Scrum
6 215 (9.02%) Analytics
6 215 (9.02%) ETL
7 212 (8.89%) DevOps
8 193 (8.10%) Test Automation
9 187 (7.84%) SDLC
10 180 (7.55%) Software Engineering
11 167 (7.01%) OO
12 164 (6.88%) Mentoring
13 158 (6.63%) TDD
14 157 (6.59%) Project Management
15 156 (6.54%) Web Development
16 154 (6.46%) ITIL
17 148 (6.21%) Computer Science
18 134 (5.62%) Unit Testing
19 123 (5.16%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 882 (37.00%) C#
2 560 (23.49%) JavaScript
3 399 (16.74%) T-SQL
4 325 (13.63%) Java
5 169 (7.09%) Python
6 120 (5.03%) VB.NET
7 117 (4.91%) PL/SQL
8 100 (4.19%) PowerShell
9 61 (2.56%) C
10 52 (2.18%) R
11 46 (1.93%) PHP
12 45 (1.89%) TypeScript
13 42 (1.76%) VB
13 42 (1.76%) VBA
14 29 (1.22%) C++
15 28 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 21 (0.88%) VBScript
17 20 (0.84%) Java 8
18 18 (0.76%) Shell Script
19 16 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 243 (10.19%) Degree
2 77 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 38 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 29 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (1.17%) HND
7 25 (1.05%) MCSA
8 22 (0.92%) MCSE
9 21 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 21 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 20 (0.84%) MCP
11 19 (0.80%) ISEB
12 16 (0.67%) SC Cleared
13 11 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (0.34%) HNC
16 7 (0.29%) CCNA
16 7 (0.29%) DBS Check
16 7 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (7.42%) QA
2 75 (3.15%) Data Quality
3 56 (2.35%) SLA
4 32 (1.34%) GDPR
5 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.25%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.084%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.084%) PMO
8 1 (0.042%) BS7666
8 1 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.042%) HL7
8 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.042%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 197 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 114 (4.78%) Docker
3 96 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 50 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (1.09%) XenApp
7 22 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.76%) vSphere
9 15 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 9 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.29%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.25%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.17%) Firmware
14 4 (0.17%) Postfix
15 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 53 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 43 (1.80%) Terraform
3 42 (1.76%) SCCM
4 38 (1.59%) Ansible
5 30 (1.26%) Backup Exec
6 19 (0.80%) Puppet
7 18 (0.76%) SCOM
8 17 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.59%) WSUS
10 13 (0.55%) FortiGate
10 13 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (0.42%) Netcool
13 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 9 (0.38%) Packer
14 7 (0.29%) Kibana
14 7 (0.29%) Nessus
14 7 (0.29%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.25%) AirWatch
15 6 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 756 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 285 (11.95%) Oracle
3 117 (4.91%) VMware
4 98 (4.11%) Tableau
5 73 (3.06%) SAP
6 65 (2.73%) IBM
7 59 (2.47%) Citrix
8 54 (2.27%) Cognos
9 49 (2.06%) Google
10 32 (1.34%) Cisco
11 31 (1.30%) Veeam
12 20 (0.84%) Cloudera
12 20 (0.84%) ForgeRock
13 19 (0.80%) Informatica
14 16 (0.67%) Remedy
14 16 (0.67%) Talend
15 15 (0.63%) HP
15 15 (0.63%) Infor
15 15 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (0.59%) Sage