Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,088 2,480 3,347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.77% 20.52% 22.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.10% 41.76% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 2,232 3,111
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 2,856 5,939 7,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 49.26% 49.14% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,425 4,783 6,466
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,520 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 July 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 14 July 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 -1 722 £45,875 +7.94% 107
East Midlands -2 361 £42,500 +6.25% 80
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 398 (36.58%) SQL Server
2 377 (34.65%) .NET
3 348 (31.99%) C#
4 340 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 289 (26.56%) Azure
6 274 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
7 235 (21.60%) JavaScript
8 226 (20.77%) ASP.NET
9 214 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
10 209 (19.21%) T-SQL
11 198 (18.20%) HTML
12 193 (17.74%) Windows
13 189 (17.37%) MVC
14 175 (16.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 169 (15.53%) CSS
16 166 (15.26%) DevOps
17 150 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 143 (13.14%) Git (software)
19 139 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
20 136 (12.50%) Power Platform
20 136 (12.50%) Oracle
20 136 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
21 135 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
21 135 (12.41%) Power BI
22 131 (12.04%) Java
23 115 (10.57%) Finance
24 102 (9.38%) jQuery
25 101 (9.28%) .NET Framework
25 101 (9.28%) Software Engineering
26 97 (8.92%) ETL

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 37 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.13%) IIS
3 14 (1.29%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.01%) SAS
6 10 (0.92%) CMS
7 9 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.74%) NServiceBus
9 7 (0.64%) Apache
9 7 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (0.64%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.46%) Confluence
11 5 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.37%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.28%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 59 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) SPSS
6 2 (0.18%) FileZilla
6 2 (0.18%) Quantrix
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.092%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.092%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) assyst
3 3 (0.28%) Magento
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.18%) Line 500
4 2 (0.18%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.18%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.18%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.092%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 289 (26.56%) Azure
2 136 (12.50%) Power Platform
3 86 (7.90%) AWS
4 39 (3.58%) Office 365
5 31 (2.85%) Azure Data Factory
6 25 (2.30%) PaaS
6 25 (2.30%) SaaS
7 15 (1.38%) GCP
7 15 (1.38%) Serverless
8 14 (1.29%) IaaS
9 12 (1.10%) GitHub
10 8 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (0.74%) PowerApps
11 7 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.46%) Boomi
12 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.46%) npm
13 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.11%) Internet
2 20 (1.84%) Firewall
3 18 (1.65%) LAN
4 16 (1.47%) SAN
4 16 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.47%) VPN
5 15 (1.38%) DNS
5 15 (1.38%) WAN
6 9 (0.83%) DHCP
7 8 (0.74%) Broadband
7 8 (0.74%) NetScaler
7 8 (0.74%) VLAN
8 7 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (0.64%) Skype
8 7 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.55%) NAS
9 6 (0.55%) Wireless
10 5 (0.46%) SMS
10 5 (0.46%) VoIP
11 4 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (36.58%) SQL Server
2 175 (16.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 150 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 136 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 135 (12.41%) Power BI
6 95 (8.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (5.15%) NoSQL
7 56 (5.15%) Relational Database
8 52 (4.78%) Big Data
8 52 (4.78%) Data Lake
9 49 (4.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 49 (4.50%) MySQL
10 43 (3.95%) Oracle Database
11 37 (3.40%) MongoDB
12 30 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (2.30%) Hadoop
14 24 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 22 (2.02%) OLTP
16 21 (1.93%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 143 (13.14%) Git (software)
2 57 (5.24%) Visual Studio
3 40 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (3.22%) JIRA
5 34 (3.13%) Maven
6 33 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 27 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 24 (2.21%) Selenium
9 19 (1.75%) SpecFlow
10 18 (1.65%) NUnit
11 13 (1.19%) GitLab
12 12 (1.10%) Cypress.io
12 12 (1.10%) JUnit
12 12 (1.10%) Moq
13 10 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (0.83%) SoapUI
15 8 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.74%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 115 (10.57%) Finance
2 42 (3.86%) Retail
3 40 (3.68%) Law
4 24 (2.21%) Games
5 22 (2.02%) Marketing
6 19 (1.75%) Back Office
7 17 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.47%) Legal
8 16 (1.47%) Public Sector
9 13 (1.19%) Automotive
10 8 (0.74%) Advertising
11 7 (0.64%) Banking
11 7 (0.64%) Digital Economy
12 6 (0.55%) Billing
12 6 (0.55%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.37%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) Publishing
14 2 (0.18%) Social Housing
15 1 (0.092%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 449 (41.27%) Developer
2 176 (16.18%) Analyst
3 119 (10.94%) .NET Developer
4 100 (9.19%) C# Developer
5 97 (8.92%) Senior Developer
6 88 (8.09%) Software Developer
7 83 (7.63%) SQL Developer
8 72 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 64 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 60 (5.51%) DBA
11 54 (4.96%) Data Engineer
12 47 (4.32%) Support Analyst
13 46 (4.23%) Applications Support
14 42 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
14 42 (3.86%) Software Engineer
15 39 (3.58%) Data Analyst
15 39 (3.58%) Junior
15 39 (3.58%) Web Developer
16 35 (3.22%) Senior .NET Developer
16 35 (3.22%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (34.65%) .NET
2 226 (20.77%) ASP.NET
3 198 (18.20%) HTML
4 169 (15.53%) CSS
5 102 (9.38%) jQuery
6 101 (9.28%) .NET Framework
7 97 (8.92%) AngularJS
8 82 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 73 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 72 (6.62%) Web Services
11 67 (6.16%) .NET Core
12 62 (5.70%) REST
13 60 (5.51%) Entity Framework
14 55 (5.06%) Spring
15 51 (4.69%) HTML5
16 47 (4.32%) WinForms
17 46 (4.23%) React
18 45 (4.14%) RESTful
18 45 (4.14%) XML
19 36 (3.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 139 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 29 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (2.67%) Public Cloud
5 28 (2.57%) Data Structures
6 23 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.93%) Replication
8 16 (1.47%) Clustering
9 11 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.01%) User Experience
10 10 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.64%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.55%) AS400
12 6 (0.55%) PKI
13 5 (0.46%) CCTV
13 5 (0.46%) CMDB
13 5 (0.46%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 193 (17.74%) Windows
2 86 (7.90%) Linux
3 61 (5.61%) Windows Server
4 45 (4.14%) Unix
5 17 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.19%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.01%) Android
9 10 (0.92%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.74%) CentOS
10 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.46%) HPUX
12 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.28%) AIX
14 3 (0.28%) Solaris
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
3 189 (17.37%) MVC
4 166 (15.26%) DevOps
5 135 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
6 101 (9.28%) Software Engineering
7 97 (8.92%) ETL
8 82 (7.54%) ITIL
9 81 (7.44%) Mentoring
10 79 (7.26%) Data Modelling
11 74 (6.80%) TDD
12 72 (6.62%) Analytics
13 69 (6.34%) Microservices
14 61 (5.61%) Web Development
15 57 (5.24%) Migration
16 56 (5.15%) Scrum
17 54 (4.96%) Test Automation
18 53 (4.87%) Visualisation
19 48 (4.41%) Unit Testing
20 47 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 348 (31.99%) C#
2 235 (21.60%) JavaScript
3 209 (19.21%) T-SQL
4 131 (12.04%) Java
5 96 (8.82%) Python
6 75 (6.89%) PL/SQL
7 60 (5.51%) PowerShell
8 46 (4.23%) TypeScript
9 44 (4.04%) VB.NET
10 37 (3.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 33 (3.03%) PHP
12 21 (1.93%) R
13 20 (1.84%) C++
14 19 (1.75%) C
15 15 (1.38%) Ruby
16 13 (1.19%) VB
17 11 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.01%) VBA
18 9 (0.83%) Bash Shell
19 7 (0.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 97 (8.92%) Degree
2 34 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.92%) OCP
6 10 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.83%) MCSA
8 8 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.64%) HNC
10 6 (0.55%) MCP
10 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 6 (0.55%) OCA
11 5 (0.46%) MCSE
12 4 (0.37%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.37%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.23%) QA
2 45 (4.14%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.93%) SLA
4 13 (1.19%) GDPR
5 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) IFRS
8 2 (0.18%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.18%) PMO
9 1 (0.092%) GxP
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 15022
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 69 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 48 (4.41%) Docker
3 44 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (1.10%) vSphere
7 10 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.83%) HDFS
9 7 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.64%) XenApp
10 6 (0.55%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.28%) Firmware
13 3 (0.28%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.18%) Postfix
15 1 (0.092%) Kamailio
15 1 (0.092%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 30 (2.76%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.65%) Terraform
3 17 (1.56%) Ansible
4 14 (1.29%) Data Guard
5 11 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (1.01%) Puppet
6 10 (0.92%) SCCM
7 9 (0.83%) Grafana
7 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (0.74%) Graphite
8 8 (0.74%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (0.55%) Consul
10 6 (0.55%) Packer
10 6 (0.55%) SCOM
11 5 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.46%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 340 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 136 (12.50%) Oracle
3 63 (5.79%) VMware
4 41 (3.77%) Tableau
5 24 (2.21%) Databricks
6 23 (2.11%) Cisco
6 23 (2.11%) SAP
7 22 (2.02%) Citrix
8 15 (1.38%) HP
9 13 (1.19%) Veeam
10 12 (1.10%) Google
11 11 (1.01%) Dell
11 11 (1.01%) NetApp
12 10 (0.92%) Cloudera
13 9 (0.83%) McAfee
14 8 (0.74%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.74%) Xamarin
15 7 (0.64%) CommVault
15 7 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.55%) Informatica