Period
to

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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,949 1,799 1,146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.76% 19.30% 18.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.09% 41.05% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 1,476 994
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £34,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,975
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.01% +3.95%

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 5,117 4,382 2,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 41.38% 47.00% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,211 3,424 2,583
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,399 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,950 £47,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.83% +5.00% +5.88%
75th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -2 1,282 £50,000 +11.11% 220
East Midlands -2 663 £47,500 +15.85% 129
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 885 (45.41%) Azure
2 739 (37.92%) Agile
3 645 (33.09%) C#
4 640 (32.84%) Microsoft
5 621 (31.86%) SQL Server
6 587 (30.12%) .NET
7 580 (29.76%) JavaScript
8 477 (24.47%) Social Skills
9 401 (20.57%) DevOps
10 389 (19.96%) HTML
11 377 (19.34%) Business Intelligence
12 365 (18.73%) Python
13 362 (18.57%) AWS
14 355 (18.21%) CSS
15 351 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
16 338 (17.34%) Java
17 337 (17.29%) Git (software)
18 319 (16.37%) Analytics
18 319 (16.37%) Power Platform
19 303 (15.55%) Power BI
20 294 (15.08%) MVC
21 292 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
22 289 (14.83%) Finance
23 281 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
24 270 (13.85%) .NET Core
25 268 (13.75%) ETL
26 267 (13.70%) T-SQL
27 259 (13.29%) Windows
28 247 (12.67%) Software Engineering
29 235 (12.06%) .NET Framework

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 80 (4.10%) IIS
2 78 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 45 (2.31%) Apache Spark
4 37 (1.90%) CMS
5 36 (1.85%) Apache
5 36 (1.85%) SAS
6 30 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
7 27 (1.39%) Umbraco
8 21 (1.08%) Confluence
9 17 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 15 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.72%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.31%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.31%) JBoss
12 6 (0.31%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.31%) WordPress
13 5 (0.26%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.26%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.15%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 111 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 110 (5.64%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.21%) Simulink
6 4 (0.21%) SPSS
7 2 (0.10%) FileZilla
8 1 (0.051%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 19 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.56%) Magento
4 9 (0.46%) Exstream
5 8 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (0.31%) SAP MDG
6 6 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.15%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.10%) assyst
8 2 (0.10%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.10%) IBM Planning Analytics
8 2 (0.10%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.051%) iTrent
9 1 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.051%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.051%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 885 (45.41%) Azure
2 362 (18.57%) AWS
3 319 (16.37%) Power Platform
4 211 (10.83%) Azure DevOps
5 171 (8.77%) Serverless
6 142 (7.29%) GCP
7 93 (4.77%) Azure Functions
8 90 (4.62%) Azure Data Factory
9 88 (4.52%) Azure Service Bus
9 88 (4.52%) SaaS
10 82 (4.21%) Microsoft 365
11 67 (3.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 63 (3.23%) PaaS
13 53 (2.72%) GitHub
14 48 (2.46%) Snowflake
15 46 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
16 43 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
17 42 (2.15%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 40 (2.05%) Amazon S3
19 33 (1.69%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.72%) DNS
1 53 (2.72%) Firewall
2 52 (2.67%) HTTP
3 46 (2.36%) SSL
4 36 (1.85%) DHCP
4 36 (1.85%) Internet
5 35 (1.80%) WAN
6 33 (1.69%) LAN
7 29 (1.49%) TCP/IP
8 28 (1.44%) SAN
9 25 (1.28%) VPN
10 24 (1.23%) FTP
11 15 (0.77%) VoIP
12 13 (0.67%) VLAN
13 12 (0.62%) Broadband
14 10 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (0.41%) SSH
16 7 (0.36%) IP Telephony
16 7 (0.36%) Skype
17 6 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 303 (15.55%) Power BI
3 281 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
4 191 (9.80%) NoSQL
5 175 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 146 (7.49%) Data Lake
7 135 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 126 (6.46%) Relational Database
9 104 (5.34%) MySQL
10 99 (5.08%) Tableau
11 95 (4.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 83 (4.26%) MongoDB
13 69 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
14 65 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 62 (3.18%) Big Data
16 53 (2.72%) Hadoop
17 44 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
18 34 (1.74%) Oracle Database
19 33 (1.69%) Star Schema
20 32 (1.64%) Looker
Development Applications
1 337 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 122 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 100 (5.13%) JIRA
4 95 (4.87%) Visual Studio
5 69 (3.54%) Jenkins
6 59 (3.03%) GitLab
7 30 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 27 (1.39%) Selenium
9 26 (1.33%) CircleCI
10 22 (1.13%) Maven
10 22 (1.13%) ProC
10 22 (1.13%) Subversion
11 20 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 17 (0.87%) Postman
13 15 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (0.77%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.62%) SoapUI
14 12 (0.62%) webpack
15 10 (0.51%) Bitbucket
15 10 (0.51%) SpecFlow
General
1 477 (24.47%) Social Skills
2 292 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
3 289 (14.83%) Finance
4 108 (5.54%) Marketing
5 107 (5.49%) Public Sector
6 106 (5.44%) Law
7 92 (4.72%) Retail
8 81 (4.16%) Manufacturing
9 50 (2.57%) Legal
10 48 (2.46%) Influencing Skills
11 47 (2.41%) Banking
11 47 (2.41%) Documentation Skills
12 44 (2.26%) Automotive
13 29 (1.49%) Presentation Skills
14 27 (1.39%) Telecoms
15 23 (1.18%) Organisational Skills
16 22 (1.13%) Advertising
17 21 (1.08%) Local Government
18 20 (1.03%) Games
18 20 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 737 (37.81%) Developer
2 265 (13.60%) Analyst
3 219 (11.24%) .NET Developer
4 173 (8.88%) Software Developer
5 169 (8.67%) Data Engineer
6 166 (8.52%) Senior Developer
7 137 (7.03%) Software Engineer
8 84 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
9 82 (4.21%) Architect
10 79 (4.05%) SQL Developer
11 77 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
12 74 (3.80%) C# Developer
13 65 (3.34%) Junior
14 64 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 57 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
16 56 (2.87%) Data Analyst
17 51 (2.62%) Azure Engineer
18 50 (2.57%) Consultant
19 49 (2.51%) Support Engineer
20 47 (2.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (30.12%) .NET
2 389 (19.96%) HTML
3 355 (18.21%) CSS
4 270 (13.85%) .NET Core
5 235 (12.06%) .NET Framework
6 219 (11.24%) React
7 212 (10.88%) ASP.NET
8 198 (10.16%) jQuery
9 176 (9.03%) AngularJS
10 160 (8.21%) Entity Framework
11 153 (7.85%) XML
12 143 (7.34%) REST
13 123 (6.31%) RESTful
13 123 (6.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 118 (6.05%) Web Services
15 108 (5.54%) JSON
16 107 (5.49%) SOAP
17 95 (4.87%) Node.js
18 82 (4.21%) HTML5
19 74 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 116 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
2 84 (4.31%) Data Structures
3 70 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 59 (3.03%) User Experience
5 38 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
6 37 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 33 (1.69%) Cloud Native
7 33 (1.69%) Clustering
8 29 (1.49%) Legacy Systems
9 28 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.39%) AS400
11 25 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.28%) Virtual Team
12 23 (1.18%) Housing Association
12 23 (1.18%) Public Cloud
13 22 (1.13%) Private Cloud
14 21 (1.08%) EPoS
15 20 (1.03%) Data Centre
15 20 (1.03%) Life Science
16 18 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 259 (13.29%) Windows
2 195 (10.01%) Linux
3 143 (7.34%) Windows Server
4 97 (4.98%) Unix
5 87 (4.46%) Android
6 81 (4.16%) Apple iOS
7 50 (2.57%) Windows Server 2019
8 34 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (1.33%) Windows 10
9 26 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
10 15 (0.77%) Solaris
11 11 (0.56%) SUSE
12 10 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.41%) AIX
13 8 (0.41%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.31%) OS/400
14 6 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.26%) VMS
16 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (37.92%) Agile
2 401 (20.57%) DevOps
3 377 (19.34%) Business Intelligence
4 351 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
5 319 (16.37%) Analytics
6 294 (15.08%) MVC
7 268 (13.75%) ETL
8 247 (12.67%) Software Engineering
9 232 (11.90%) Scrum
10 204 (10.47%) Data Modelling
11 186 (9.54%) Full Stack Development
12 182 (9.34%) CI/CD
13 160 (8.21%) Unit Testing
14 154 (7.90%) Test Automation
15 150 (7.70%) Web Development
16 147 (7.54%) Process Improvement
17 137 (7.03%) Computer Science
18 136 (6.98%) Data Engineering
19 127 (6.52%) Microservices
20 120 (6.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 645 (33.09%) C#
2 580 (29.76%) JavaScript
3 365 (18.73%) Python
4 338 (17.34%) Java
5 267 (13.70%) T-SQL
6 174 (8.93%) PowerShell
7 99 (5.08%) TypeScript
8 75 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 67 (3.44%) Go
10 61 (3.13%) PHP
11 50 (2.57%) Bash
12 47 (2.41%) Ruby
13 46 (2.36%) C++
14 45 (2.31%) VB
15 41 (2.10%) C
16 39 (2.00%) R
17 29 (1.49%) VB.NET
17 29 (1.49%) VBA
18 27 (1.39%) Perl
19 22 (1.13%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 217 (11.13%) Degree
2 73 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 56 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 50 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (1.90%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.28%) DBS Check
8 23 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 21 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
10 18 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.56%) ISEB
11 11 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.51%) MCSA
12 10 (0.51%) MCSE
13 7 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.31%) CCNA
14 6 (0.31%) CCNP
15 5 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
16 4 (0.21%) HNC
17 3 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.13%) QA
2 92 (4.72%) Data Quality
3 57 (2.92%) SLA
4 48 (2.46%) GDPR
5 22 (1.13%) CDISC
5 22 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.67%) PMO
7 11 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.46%) Accessibility
9 8 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 7 (0.36%) Good Clinical Practice
11 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.10%) WCAG
14 1 (0.051%) NCSC
14 1 (0.051%) NEBOSH
14 1 (0.051%) NIST
14 1 (0.051%) PSD2
System Software
1 194 (9.95%) Docker
2 139 (7.13%) Active Directory
3 65 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.46%) vSphere
8 6 (0.31%) XenApp
8 6 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.21%) HDFS
11 3 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.10%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.051%) NFS
13 1 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 152 (7.80%) Kubernetes
2 142 (7.29%) Terraform
3 50 (2.57%) Ansible
4 31 (1.59%) SCCM
5 25 (1.28%) Puppet
5 25 (1.28%) WSUS
6 23 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 21 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (0.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 11 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.51%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.46%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.41%) Grafana
12 7 (0.36%) Prometheus
12 7 (0.36%) Rancher
12 7 (0.36%) SCOM
13 6 (0.31%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.26%) Istio
14 5 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 640 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 152 (7.80%) Oracle
3 108 (5.54%) VMware
4 91 (4.67%) Xamarin
5 85 (4.36%) Google
6 73 (3.75%) Databricks
7 63 (3.23%) SAP
8 40 (2.05%) Northgate
9 37 (1.90%) NEC
10 34 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (1.33%) ServiceNow
12 24 (1.23%) Cisco
13 23 (1.18%) IBM
14 22 (1.13%) Sun
15 20 (1.03%) Infor
15 20 (1.03%) MuleSoft
15 20 (1.03%) New Relic
15 20 (1.03%) Veeam
16 16 (0.82%) Citrix
17 15 (0.77%) Informatica