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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,419 3,226 3,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.45% 22.44% 21.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.24% 43.14% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,972 2,748 2,909
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,727 7,478 7,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 48.41% 52.01% 52.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,471 6,281 6,854
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 May 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 May 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 -1 1,474 £42,500 +3.66% 171
East Midlands +1 939 £39,750 -0.63% 118
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 846 (34.97%) SQL Server
2 820 (33.90%) C#
3 784 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
4 767 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 752 (31.09%) .NET
6 597 (24.68%) JavaScript
7 501 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 481 (19.88%) HTML
9 435 (17.98%) Business Intelligence
10 423 (17.49%) ASP.NET
11 417 (17.24%) CSS
12 416 (17.20%) Windows
13 390 (16.12%) Java
14 376 (15.54%) T-SQL
15 338 (13.97%) Oracle
16 331 (13.68%) MVC
17 324 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
18 317 (13.10%) Finance
19 294 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
20 287 (11.86%) AngularJS
20 287 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
21 273 (11.29%) Web Services
22 272 (11.24%) Degree
23 256 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 253 (10.46%) Visual Studio
25 250 (10.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 250 (10.33%) Git (software)
26 244 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
27 232 (9.59%) Scrum
28 229 (9.47%) Linux

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 92 (3.80%) SAS
2 87 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 70 (2.89%) IIS
4 52 (2.15%) MS Exchange
5 40 (1.65%) Apache Spark
6 33 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.20%) JBoss
8 23 (0.95%) Confluence
8 23 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (0.83%) NServiceBus
10 18 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 16 (0.66%) WordPress
12 14 (0.58%) CICS
12 14 (0.58%) IBM Notes
13 12 (0.50%) Drupal
13 12 (0.50%) Skype for Business
13 12 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.45%) CMS
15 10 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 149 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 124 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.29%) SPSS
6 6 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) ArchiCAD
8 3 (0.12%) MicroStation
8 3 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
8 3 (0.12%) Revit
9 2 (0.083%) HipChat
9 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.041%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.041%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.041%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 33 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 12 (0.50%) JDE OneWorld
6 9 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.29%) Magento
8 7 (0.29%) Movex
8 7 (0.29%) Sage CRM
9 6 (0.25%) Exstream
9 6 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.25%) Raiser's Edge
9 6 (0.25%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.21%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 501 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 294 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
3 187 (7.73%) Power Platform
4 123 (5.08%) Office 365
5 69 (2.85%) SaaS
6 61 (2.52%) Serverless
7 49 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
8 46 (1.90%) PaaS
9 33 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (1.36%) IaaS
10 31 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (1.28%) Amazon S3
11 26 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
13 23 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
15 20 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
15 20 (0.83%) GitHub
16 19 (0.79%) npm
17 18 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.07%) Firewall
1 50 (2.07%) SAN
2 49 (2.03%) WAN
3 47 (1.94%) LAN
4 42 (1.74%) Internet
5 34 (1.41%) VoIP
6 31 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 29 (1.20%) DNS
7 29 (1.20%) FTP
8 23 (0.95%) SSH
9 22 (0.91%) HTTP
10 18 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (0.74%) DHCP
11 17 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (0.66%) NAS
13 15 (0.62%) Skype
13 15 (0.62%) Wireless
14 13 (0.54%) VPN
15 11 (0.45%) SMTP
16 10 (0.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 846 (34.97%) SQL Server
2 256 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 250 (10.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 244 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
5 174 (7.19%) Power BI
6 165 (6.82%) Relational Database
7 139 (5.75%) MySQL
8 124 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 104 (4.30%) Hadoop
10 94 (3.89%) NoSQL
11 87 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 82 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
13 81 (3.35%) Big Data
14 74 (3.06%) Oracle Database
15 71 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
16 69 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
16 69 (2.85%) QlikView
17 61 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
17 61 (2.52%) MongoDB
18 60 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 253 (10.46%) Visual Studio
2 250 (10.33%) Git (software)
3 201 (8.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 102 (4.22%) Jenkins
5 82 (3.39%) Selenium
6 68 (2.81%) JIRA
7 58 (2.40%) Maven
8 50 (2.07%) Subversion
9 45 (1.86%) Bitbucket
10 41 (1.69%) JUnit
11 33 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 28 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
12 28 (1.16%) TeamCity
13 26 (1.07%) gulp
14 25 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
14 25 (1.03%) Visual Studio Code
14 25 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
15 24 (0.99%) Gradle
15 24 (0.99%) Grunt
16 23 (0.95%) Artifactory
General
1 317 (13.10%) Finance
2 173 (7.15%) Retail
3 139 (5.75%) Marketing
4 106 (4.38%) Manufacturing
5 44 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 29 (1.20%) Legal
7 26 (1.07%) Banking
8 24 (0.99%) Games
9 15 (0.62%) Automotive
9 15 (0.62%) Back Office
10 13 (0.54%) Electronics
10 13 (0.54%) General Ledger
11 11 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.37%) Law
13 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.29%) Billing
14 7 (0.29%) Local Government
15 6 (0.25%) Advertising
15 6 (0.25%) Publishing
16 5 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,211 (50.06%) Developer
2 406 (16.78%) Analyst
3 340 (14.06%) .NET Developer
4 300 (12.40%) C# Developer
5 222 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 203 (8.39%) Software Developer
7 189 (7.81%) Senior Developer
8 168 (6.95%) SQL Developer
9 153 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 138 (5.70%) Java Developer
11 110 (4.55%) Consultant
12 105 (4.34%) Support Analyst
13 97 (4.01%) C# Software Developer
14 95 (3.93%) .NET Software Developer
15 92 (3.80%) Architect
16 90 (3.72%) Applications Support
16 90 (3.72%) Lead Developer
17 87 (3.60%) Junior
18 84 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
19 82 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 752 (31.09%) .NET
2 481 (19.88%) HTML
3 423 (17.49%) ASP.NET
4 417 (17.24%) CSS
5 287 (11.86%) AngularJS
6 273 (11.29%) Web Services
7 183 (7.57%) Spring
8 181 (7.48%) XML
9 178 (7.36%) HTML5
10 171 (7.07%) jQuery
11 156 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 153 (6.32%) .NET Framework
13 141 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 134 (5.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 123 (5.08%) REST
16 115 (4.75%) React
17 109 (4.51%) Node.js
18 95 (3.93%) SOAP
19 94 (3.89%) .NET Core
20 85 (3.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 287 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (6.66%) Self-Motivation
3 155 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
4 72 (2.98%) Public Cloud
5 68 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 64 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 49 (2.03%) Driving Licence
8 45 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 41 (1.69%) Clustering
10 37 (1.53%) User Experience
11 36 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (1.45%) Virtual Team
13 34 (1.41%) Algorithms
14 31 (1.28%) EPoS
15 30 (1.24%) Data Structures
16 24 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
16 24 (0.99%) Private Cloud
17 22 (0.91%) Replication
18 21 (0.87%) Mainframe
19 19 (0.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 416 (17.20%) Windows
2 229 (9.47%) Linux
3 153 (6.32%) Windows Server
4 128 (5.29%) Unix
5 51 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 46 (1.90%) Android
7 36 (1.49%) Windows 10
8 28 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 27 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.41%) AIX
13 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.21%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.17%) CentOS
15 4 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.17%) SUSE
15 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (17.98%) Business Intelligence
3 331 (13.68%) MVC
4 324 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
5 232 (9.59%) Scrum
6 212 (8.76%) Analytics
7 200 (8.27%) Test Automation
8 190 (7.85%) OO
9 188 (7.77%) DevOps
10 185 (7.65%) ITIL
11 181 (7.48%) Software Engineering
12 175 (7.23%) Project Management
12 175 (7.23%) TDD
13 173 (7.15%) ETL
14 149 (6.16%) Web Development
15 145 (5.99%) Computer Science
16 141 (5.83%) Visualisation
17 140 (5.79%) SDLC
18 139 (5.75%) Unit Testing
19 132 (5.46%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 820 (33.90%) C#
2 597 (24.68%) JavaScript
3 390 (16.12%) Java
4 376 (15.54%) T-SQL
5 181 (7.48%) Python
6 161 (6.66%) PL/SQL
7 106 (4.38%) VB.NET
8 97 (4.01%) PowerShell
9 80 (3.31%) R
10 79 (3.27%) PHP
11 76 (3.14%) VB
12 70 (2.89%) C
13 56 (2.32%) VBScript
14 51 (2.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 50 (2.07%) C++
16 47 (1.94%) TypeScript
17 44 (1.82%) VBA
18 42 (1.74%) VB6
19 38 (1.57%) Shell Script
20 33 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 272 (11.24%) Degree
2 95 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (2.32%) ISEB
4 52 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 48 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (1.82%) MCSE
7 35 (1.45%) ISTQB
8 33 (1.36%) Master's Degree
9 30 (1.24%) MCSA
10 23 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (0.91%) CCNP
12 20 (0.83%) AWS Certification
12 20 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (0.79%) MCP
14 18 (0.74%) HND
14 18 (0.74%) SC Cleared
15 13 (0.54%) CCNA
15 13 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (0.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.08%) QA
2 71 (2.94%) GDPR
3 61 (2.52%) Data Quality
4 53 (2.19%) SLA
5 8 (0.33%) COBIT
6 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.17%) HL7
8 3 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.041%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.041%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.041%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.041%) MISRA
10 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.041%) PMO
10 1 (0.041%) SEPA
System Software
1 191 (7.90%) Active Directory
2 143 (5.91%) Docker
3 84 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 39 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (1.16%) XenApp
6 28 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.54%) Terminal Services
8 12 (0.50%) vSphere
9 8 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 8 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.25%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.21%) HDFS
11 5 (0.21%) KVM
12 4 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.12%) NLBS
13 3 (0.12%) Xen
14 2 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 60 (2.48%) Kubernetes
2 44 (1.82%) Terraform
3 39 (1.61%) Ansible
4 32 (1.32%) Puppet
5 28 (1.16%) SCCM
6 22 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.83%) OpenView
7 20 (0.83%) WSUS
8 19 (0.79%) Netcool
9 17 (0.70%) FortiGate
10 14 (0.58%) NetBackup
11 13 (0.54%) Backup Exec
11 13 (0.54%) Control-M
12 10 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (0.41%) Opsview
12 10 (0.41%) SCOM
13 9 (0.37%) Linux-HA
14 8 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 767 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 338 (13.97%) Oracle
3 122 (5.04%) VMware
4 119 (4.92%) Tableau
5 86 (3.56%) Citrix
6 80 (3.31%) IBM
7 62 (2.56%) SAP
8 52 (2.15%) HP
9 50 (2.07%) Cisco
10 38 (1.57%) Cognos
11 35 (1.45%) Google
12 28 (1.16%) Cloudera
13 26 (1.07%) Remedy
14 25 (1.03%) ForgeRock
14 25 (1.03%) Veeam
15 24 (0.99%) JD Edwards
15 24 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (0.74%) Alteryx
16 18 (0.74%) Comptel
16 18 (0.74%) Xamarin