Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3344 3809 3937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.59% 20.97% 21.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.41% 43.72% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3289 3618
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,963 £22,879 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 8275 8712 8947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.43% 47.96% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7143 7288 7823
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,875 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 2181 £40,000 +6.67% 128
East Midlands 0 1158 £37,500 -6.25% 124
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1132 (33.85%) SQL Server
2 1112 (33.25%) C#
3 1080 (32.30%) .NET
4 975 (29.16%) JavaScript
5 927 (27.72%) Microsoft
6 829 (24.79%) HTML
7 802 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
8 719 (21.50%) CSS
9 643 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 554 (16.57%) MVC
11 553 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
12 511 (15.28%) Java
13 487 (14.56%) Oracle
14 472 (14.11%) T-SQL
15 449 (13.43%) Finance
16 444 (13.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 438 (13.10%) jQuery
18 437 (13.07%) Windows
19 420 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 413 (12.35%) Degree
21 411 (12.29%) AngularJS
22 361 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
23 358 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
24 336 (10.05%) XML
25 309 (9.24%) Web Development
26 282 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
27 276 (8.25%) HTML5
28 274 (8.19%) Retail
29 257 (7.69%) Web Services
29 257 (7.69%) 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
1 136 (4.07%) SAS
2 99 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 75 (2.24%) IIS
4 74 (2.21%) CMS
5 71 (2.12%) JBoss
6 51 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 44 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 40 (1.20%) Confluence
9 28 (0.84%) Apache
10 27 (0.81%) Apache Spark
11 26 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 26 (0.78%) Skype for Business
12 23 (0.69%) Umbraco
13 20 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (0.57%) Drupal
14 19 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (0.57%) WordPress
15 18 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 16 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 223 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 152 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.93%) SPSS
6 21 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 18 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
9 13 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.15%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.12%) RoboHelp
11 4 (0.12%) Snagit
12 3 (0.090%) ArcInfo
12 3 (0.090%) InDesign
13 1 (0.030%) GIMP
13 1 (0.030%) HipChat
13 1 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 50 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 44 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.33%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.21%) BPCS
7 7 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.21%) Infor M3
7 7 (0.21%) Magento
8 6 (0.18%) Bond Adapt
8 6 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 5 (0.15%) Movex
10 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.090%) Epicor Tropos
11 3 (0.090%) PlanetPress Connect
12 2 (0.060%) Infor SunSystems
12 2 (0.060%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 361 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 164 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (2.15%) SaaS
4 62 (1.85%) GitHub
4 62 (1.85%) Office 365
5 32 (0.96%) PaaS
6 28 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
6 28 (0.84%) IaaS
7 19 (0.57%) Force.com
8 16 (0.48%) Bluemix
8 16 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
9 14 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.33%) Serverless
12 9 (0.27%) npm
13 8 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (0.24%) Firebase
14 7 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.21%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 61 (1.82%) Internet
2 51 (1.53%) SAN
3 46 (1.38%) DNS
4 43 (1.29%) Firewall
5 41 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 35 (1.05%) DHCP
7 32 (0.96%) HTTP
7 32 (0.96%) LAN
8 31 (0.93%) WAN
9 21 (0.63%) ATM
10 19 (0.57%) Skype
11 18 (0.54%) SMS
12 14 (0.42%) VPN
13 13 (0.39%) MPLS
14 12 (0.36%) NAS
14 12 (0.36%) VoIP
15 10 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (0.24%) VLAN
17 7 (0.21%) AMQP
17 7 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1132 (33.85%) SQL Server
2 444 (13.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 420 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 282 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
5 247 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 222 (6.64%) MySQL
7 194 (5.80%) NoSQL
8 178 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 171 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 147 (4.40%) MongoDB
11 123 (3.68%) Oracle Database
12 122 (3.65%) Power BI
13 116 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 90 (2.69%) QlikView
15 86 (2.57%) Big Data
15 86 (2.57%) SQL Server 2014
16 85 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
17 70 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
18 54 (1.61%) RDBMS
19 50 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 230 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 191 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 143 (4.28%) Jenkins
4 133 (3.98%) JIRA
5 88 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 86 (2.57%) Selenium
6 86 (2.57%) Subversion
7 70 (2.09%) JUnit
8 51 (1.53%) Cucumber
9 40 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 38 (1.14%) WebDriver
11 36 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 36 (1.08%) Bitbucket
12 34 (1.02%) JMeter
12 34 (1.02%) ProC
13 33 (0.99%) Appium
13 33 (0.99%) Maven
14 30 (0.90%) SpecFlow
15 27 (0.81%) JBehave
16 26 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 449 (13.43%) Finance
2 274 (8.19%) Retail
3 197 (5.89%) Marketing
4 125 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 83 (2.48%) Banking
6 61 (1.82%) Advertising
7 47 (1.41%) Automotive
8 41 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 39 (1.17%) Legal
10 37 (1.11%) Games
11 25 (0.75%) Electronics
12 20 (0.60%) Back Office
12 20 (0.60%) Billing
12 20 (0.60%) Law
13 18 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.39%) Local Government
16 12 (0.36%) Vietnamese Language
17 11 (0.33%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1726 (51.61%) Developer
2 610 (18.24%) Analyst
3 535 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 384 (11.48%) C# Developer
5 379 (11.33%) SQL Developer
6 307 (9.18%) Senior Developer
7 287 (8.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 199 (5.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 198 (5.92%) Java Developer
10 189 (5.65%) Junior
11 181 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
12 173 (5.17%) Software Developer
13 163 (4.87%) Applications Support
13 163 (4.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 153 (4.58%) DBA
15 152 (4.55%) Support Analyst
16 151 (4.52%) Consultant
17 148 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
18 145 (4.34%) Junior Developer
19 143 (4.28%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1080 (32.30%) .NET
2 829 (24.79%) HTML
3 719 (21.50%) CSS
4 643 (19.23%) ASP.NET
5 438 (13.10%) jQuery
6 411 (12.29%) AngularJS
7 336 (10.05%) XML
8 276 (8.25%) HTML5
9 257 (7.69%) Web Services
10 204 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 198 (5.92%) RESTful
12 189 (5.65%) .NET Framework
13 162 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 161 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 153 (4.58%) REST
16 151 (4.52%) SOAP
17 147 (4.40%) Spring
18 137 (4.10%) Node.js
19 127 (3.80%) JSON
20 126 (3.77%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 358 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (5.92%) Computer Science
3 107 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 92 (2.75%) User Experience
5 74 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
6 67 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 63 (1.88%) Replication
8 48 (1.44%) Social Media
9 44 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 39 (1.17%) Fintech
11 36 (1.08%) Data Centre
12 35 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 34 (1.02%) Clustering
14 31 (0.93%) Algorithms
15 30 (0.90%) iPad
16 27 (0.81%) Driving Licence
17 25 (0.75%) NHS
18 22 (0.66%) EPoS
19 19 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
19 19 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 437 (13.07%) Windows
2 208 (6.22%) Linux
3 148 (4.43%) Windows Server
4 129 (3.86%) Unix
5 95 (2.84%) Android
6 85 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 76 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (2.24%) Windows 7
9 46 (1.38%) Windows 10
10 45 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (0.96%) Windows 8
12 23 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
14 13 (0.39%) AIX
14 13 (0.39%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.30%) Solaris
16 7 (0.21%) OS/400
16 7 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
16 7 (0.21%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (16.57%) MVC
3 553 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
4 309 (9.24%) Web Development
5 257 (7.69%) Analytics
6 249 (7.45%) OO
7 241 (7.21%) ETL
8 239 (7.15%) Software Engineering
9 236 (7.06%) Scrum
10 235 (7.03%) Test Automation
11 224 (6.70%) SDLC
12 187 (5.59%) TDD
13 164 (4.90%) Mentoring
14 157 (4.69%) Unit Testing
15 153 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
16 146 (4.37%) Data Analysis
17 144 (4.31%) ITIL
17 144 (4.31%) Project Management
18 141 (4.22%) E-Commerce
19 132 (3.95%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1112 (33.25%) C#
2 975 (29.16%) JavaScript
3 511 (15.28%) Java
4 472 (14.11%) T-SQL
5 222 (6.64%) Python
6 205 (6.13%) PHP
7 188 (5.62%) VB.NET
8 185 (5.53%) PL/SQL
9 138 (4.13%) C
10 109 (3.26%) C++
11 90 (2.69%) R
12 86 (2.57%) PowerShell
13 83 (2.48%) Ruby
13 83 (2.48%) VBA
14 63 (1.88%) VB
15 35 (1.05%) Perl
16 34 (1.02%) PROC SQL
17 31 (0.93%) XPath
18 30 (0.90%) VB6
19 27 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 413 (12.35%) Degree
2 110 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 55 (1.64%) ISEB
6 39 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 31 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 29 (0.87%) Sun Certification
9 26 (0.78%) PhD
10 25 (0.75%) MCSE
11 20 (0.60%) Master's Degree
12 17 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (0.51%) MCSA
12 17 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
12 17 (0.51%) SAS Certification
13 14 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
14 11 (0.33%) OCP
15 9 (0.27%) CISSP
15 9 (0.27%) MCITP
16 7 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (5.23%) QA
2 84 (2.51%) Data Quality
3 60 (1.79%) SLA
4 20 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.15%) PMO
8 4 (0.12%) GDPR
9 3 (0.090%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.090%) COBIT
9 3 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.060%) GPG13
10 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.060%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.060%) TickIT
11 1 (0.030%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.030%) MISRA
11 1 (0.030%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.030%) SEPA
System Software
1 113 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 90 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.76%) Docker
4 36 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.75%) vSphere
6 23 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
7 14 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.30%) XenApp
9 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.18%) Xen
10 6 (0.18%) XenServer
11 5 (0.15%) Firmware
11 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.12%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.090%) HDFS
14 2 (0.060%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (1.44%) Puppet
3 34 (1.02%) Ansible
4 26 (0.78%) SCCM
5 24 (0.72%) Terraform
6 23 (0.69%) SCOM
7 21 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 19 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (0.48%) Data Guard
10 14 (0.42%) TeamSite
10 14 (0.42%) WSUS
11 7 (0.21%) Capistrano
11 7 (0.21%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.21%) Nagios
11 7 (0.21%) Pingdom
12 6 (0.18%) Cobbler
12 6 (0.18%) Marathon
12 6 (0.18%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.15%) Nessus
13 5 (0.15%) Netcool
Vendors
1 927 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 487 (14.56%) Oracle
3 144 (4.31%) VMware
4 114 (3.41%) Tableau
5 104 (3.11%) SAP
6 76 (2.27%) IBM
7 66 (1.97%) Cognos
8 63 (1.88%) Google
9 56 (1.67%) Cisco
10 38 (1.14%) HP
10 38 (1.14%) NetApp
10 38 (1.14%) Xamarin
11 32 (0.96%) Citrix
12 31 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
13 29 (0.87%) EMC
14 28 (0.84%) Informatica
14 28 (0.84%) Red Hat
15 26 (0.78%) Veeam
16 25 (0.75%) Adobe
16 25 (0.75%) IFS