Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,754 3,319 3,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.70% 22.25% 20.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.94% 41.79% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,381 2,952 3,296
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 6,414 7,943 8,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 48.21% 53.26% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,381 6,912 7,240
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 1,628 £42,000 +5.00% 365
East Midlands -1 1,131 £40,000 +6.67% 287
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1,091 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 1,003 (36.42%) C#
3 960 (34.86%) Microsoft
4 947 (34.39%) .NET
5 861 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
6 784 (28.47%) JavaScript
7 713 (25.89%) HTML
8 602 (21.86%) CSS
9 534 (19.39%) MVC
10 501 (18.19%) T-SQL
11 491 (17.83%) ASP.NET
12 464 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
13 459 (16.67%) Java
14 456 (16.56%) Finance
15 426 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 422 (15.32%) Windows
17 415 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
18 369 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 364 (13.22%) AngularJS
20 314 (11.40%) jQuery
21 305 (11.07%) Web Services
21 305 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
22 303 (11.00%) Oracle
23 279 (10.13%) Degree
24 268 (9.73%) Scrum
25 251 (9.11%) Web Development
26 249 (9.04%) TDD
27 247 (8.97%) Software Engineering
28 246 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
29 240 (8.71%) Test Automation

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
1 129 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 83 (3.01%) Tomcat
3 59 (2.14%) IIS
4 52 (1.89%) CMS
4 52 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 52 (1.89%) SAS
5 49 (1.78%) Apache Spark
6 47 (1.71%) JBoss
7 43 (1.56%) Confluence
8 39 (1.42%) Apache
9 28 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 27 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 26 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 25 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
13 22 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
13 22 (0.80%) nginx
14 18 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 17 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
15 17 (0.62%) K2 blackpearl
15 17 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 173 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.80%) SPSS
5 18 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.073%) Blender
10 2 (0.073%) Maya
10 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.036%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 40 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 40 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 30 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.58%) FastStats
5 15 (0.54%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.40%) SAP Business One
7 8 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
8 7 (0.25%) Infor M3
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.18%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.11%) Infor LN
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.073%) Infor CloudSuite
11 2 (0.073%) OPENHousing
11 2 (0.073%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.073%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 415 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 198 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
3 130 (4.72%) Office 365
4 67 (2.43%) SaaS
5 56 (2.03%) IaaS
6 50 (1.82%) GitHub
7 45 (1.63%) Serverless
8 44 (1.60%) PaaS
9 42 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 41 (1.49%) Amazon S3
11 40 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
12 34 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 32 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
14 30 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
16 19 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
18 16 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
18 16 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
19 15 (0.54%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.72%) DNS
2 68 (2.47%) Firewall
3 54 (1.96%) SAN
4 45 (1.63%) Internet
5 43 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 40 (1.45%) DHCP
7 37 (1.34%) HTTP
8 35 (1.27%) Network Security
9 25 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (0.76%) IPsec
10 21 (0.76%) SSL
11 19 (0.69%) Skype
11 19 (0.69%) SMS
11 19 (0.69%) WAN
12 18 (0.65%) LAN
12 18 (0.65%) VLAN
13 17 (0.62%) VPN
14 15 (0.54%) NAS
15 14 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,091 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 426 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 369 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 220 (7.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 219 (7.95%) Relational Database
6 214 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
7 201 (7.30%) NoSQL
8 178 (6.46%) MySQL
9 175 (6.35%) Power BI
10 108 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 99 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
12 95 (3.45%) MongoDB
13 81 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 74 (2.69%) Big Data
15 72 (2.61%) SQL Server 2016
16 69 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
17 68 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
18 65 (2.36%) DB2
19 64 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
19 64 (2.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 225 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 208 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 205 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 99 (3.59%) JIRA
5 85 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 77 (2.80%) JUnit
7 73 (2.65%) Maven
8 68 (2.47%) Selenium
9 59 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
10 44 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 43 (1.56%) NUnit
12 41 (1.49%) Subversion
13 40 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
14 33 (1.20%) Bitbucket
15 28 (1.02%) Cucumber
16 25 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 24 (0.87%) Jasmine
17 24 (0.87%) TeamCity
18 23 (0.84%) Eclipse
19 22 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 456 (16.56%) Finance
2 218 (7.92%) Retail
3 92 (3.34%) Manufacturing
4 90 (3.27%) Marketing
5 83 (3.01%) Advertising
6 71 (2.58%) Automotive
7 50 (1.82%) Banking
8 45 (1.63%) Games
9 34 (1.23%) Legal
10 17 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.44%) Law
12 10 (0.36%) Electronics
12 10 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.29%) Back Office
14 7 (0.25%) Polish Language
15 6 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.22%) French Language
16 5 (0.18%) German Language
16 5 (0.18%) Local Government
17 4 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,389 (50.44%) Developer
2 396 (14.38%) Analyst
3 372 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 341 (12.38%) C# Developer
5 239 (8.68%) Senior Developer
6 207 (7.52%) Java Developer
7 198 (7.19%) Software Developer
8 195 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 191 (6.94%) SQL Developer
10 176 (6.39%) DBA
11 121 (4.39%) Consultant
12 120 (4.36%) Architect
12 120 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 120 (4.36%) Support Analyst
13 119 (4.32%) Administrator
13 119 (4.32%) Web Developer
14 118 (4.28%) Software Engineer
15 116 (4.21%) SQL DBA
16 105 (3.81%) Junior
17 104 (3.78%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 947 (34.39%) .NET
2 713 (25.89%) HTML
3 602 (21.86%) CSS
4 491 (17.83%) ASP.NET
5 364 (13.22%) AngularJS
6 314 (11.40%) jQuery
7 305 (11.07%) Web Services
8 246 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 232 (8.42%) .NET Framework
9 232 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 219 (7.95%) HTML5
11 213 (7.73%) Spring
12 186 (6.75%) Entity Framework
13 178 (6.46%) XML
14 152 (5.52%) Ajax
15 150 (5.45%) WCF
16 123 (4.47%) REST
17 122 (4.43%) JSON
18 119 (4.32%) Hibernate
19 115 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 228 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 162 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 145 (5.27%) Self-Motivation
4 105 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 102 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 86 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 85 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 60 (2.18%) Data Centre
9 58 (2.11%) User Experience
10 49 (1.78%) Driving Licence
11 46 (1.67%) Replication
12 43 (1.56%) Clustering
13 40 (1.45%) Fintech
14 39 (1.42%) Data Structures
15 28 (1.02%) Public Cloud
16 24 (0.87%) Private Cloud
17 22 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
18 18 (0.65%) Fat Client
18 18 (0.65%) Thin Client
19 16 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 422 (15.32%) Windows
2 239 (8.68%) Linux
3 145 (5.27%) Windows Server
4 139 (5.05%) Unix
5 53 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 36 (1.31%) Windows 10
9 31 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 26 (0.94%) Android
12 25 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.54%) Mac OS
14 14 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.40%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.25%) SUSE
19 6 (0.22%) CentOS
20 5 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 861 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (19.39%) MVC
3 464 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
4 305 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
5 268 (9.73%) Scrum
6 251 (9.11%) Web Development
7 249 (9.04%) TDD
8 247 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 240 (8.71%) Test Automation
10 215 (7.81%) Analytics
11 174 (6.32%) ETL
12 163 (5.92%) OO
13 149 (5.41%) Microservices
14 145 (5.27%) SDLC
14 145 (5.27%) Unit Testing
15 138 (5.01%) Mentoring
15 138 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
16 132 (4.79%) DevOps
16 132 (4.79%) ERP
16 132 (4.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1,003 (36.42%) C#
2 784 (28.47%) JavaScript
3 501 (18.19%) T-SQL
4 459 (16.67%) Java
5 199 (7.23%) Python
6 167 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 149 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 147 (5.34%) PL/SQL
9 103 (3.74%) PHP
10 82 (2.98%) C++
11 63 (2.29%) C
12 59 (2.14%) TypeScript
13 58 (2.11%) Bash Shell
14 55 (2.00%) Java 8
15 53 (1.92%) VBA
16 51 (1.85%) Scala
17 50 (1.82%) VB
18 39 (1.42%) Perl
19 36 (1.31%) R
19 36 (1.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 279 (10.13%) Degree
2 109 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 100 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 80 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.45%) MCP
5 40 (1.45%) MCSE
6 35 (1.27%) Master's Degree
7 33 (1.20%) DBS Check
8 29 (1.05%) MCPD
9 26 (0.94%) SC Cleared
10 24 (0.87%) BC Cleared
11 23 (0.84%) ISEB
11 23 (0.84%) MCSA
12 12 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.25%) AAT
14 7 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.25%) RHCE
14 7 (0.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (2.61%) QA
2 65 (2.36%) SLA
3 44 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 27 (0.98%) GDPR
5 19 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.36%) PMO
7 7 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.15%) WCAG
9 3 (0.11%) IFRS
9 3 (0.11%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.11%) WAI
10 2 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.073%) TickIT
11 1 (0.036%) Basel II
11 1 (0.036%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 158 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 96 (3.49%) Docker
3 91 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (3.27%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.84%) vSphere
7 16 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
7 16 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 15 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.44%) XenApp
9 12 (0.44%) XenServer
10 10 (0.36%) HDFS
11 9 (0.33%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.29%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.22%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.22%) Firmware
15 5 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 53 (1.92%) SCCM
2 48 (1.74%) Ansible
3 42 (1.53%) Puppet
4 35 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (1.16%) WSUS
6 23 (0.84%) Terraform
7 20 (0.73%) Kubernetes
8 15 (0.54%) SCOM
8 15 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 14 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (0.36%) Oozie
12 9 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (0.29%) Grafana
14 7 (0.25%) TeamSite
15 5 (0.18%) Consul
15 5 (0.18%) Data Guard
15 5 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 4 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 960 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 303 (11.00%) Oracle
3 139 (5.05%) VMware
4 116 (4.21%) Tableau
5 82 (2.98%) SAP
6 78 (2.83%) Google
7 69 (2.51%) Xamarin
8 65 (2.36%) Cisco
9 63 (2.29%) HP
10 41 (1.49%) Cognos
10 41 (1.49%) Remedy
11 35 (1.27%) IBM
12 34 (1.23%) Atlassian
13 32 (1.16%) Citrix
14 30 (1.09%) NetApp
15 29 (1.05%) Adobe
16 23 (0.84%) Dell
16 23 (0.84%) Infor
17 22 (0.80%) Alteryx
17 22 (0.80%) Sage