Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 281 362 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.60% 20.88% 17.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.97% 38.80% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 212 304 206
North East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.04% +4.64%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,038 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
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 North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 721 933 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 55.42% 53.81% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 517 782 602
North East median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +18.57% -4.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £49,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the North East

SQL
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in the North East.

Salary trend for SQL in the North East

SQL
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the North East over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in the North East

SQL
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Tyne and Wear +2 200 £43,000 -3.91% 21
Durham +10 76 £35,000 -1.67% 7
Northumberland +9 1 £24,500 -
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL.

1 86 (30.60%) Microsoft
2 84 (29.89%) Java
3 78 (27.76%) SQL Server
4 75 (26.69%) C#
5 68 (24.20%) Analytical Skills
6 63 (22.42%) Problem-Solving
7 62 (22.06%) JavaScript
8 61 (21.71%) .NET
9 60 (21.35%) Oracle
10 59 (21.00%) MVC
10 59 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (19.22%) T-SQL
11 54 (19.22%) ITIL
11 54 (19.22%) Git (software)
12 52 (18.51%) Windows
13 51 (18.15%) Degree
14 50 (17.79%) Mentoring
15 49 (17.44%) Linux
16 47 (16.73%) Finance
17 44 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (14.59%) Team Foundation Server
19 35 (12.46%) HTML
19 35 (12.46%) ASP.NET
19 35 (12.46%) CSS
20 34 (12.10%) NoSQL
21 32 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
21 32 (11.39%) SLA
22 31 (11.03%) Analytics
23 30 (10.68%) Big Data
23 30 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 21 (7.47%) IIS
2 15 (5.34%) Apache
2 15 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.63%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.85%) WordPress
5 3 (1.07%) Sitefinity
6 2 (0.71%) CMS
6 2 (0.71%) nginx
7 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.78%) SAP BPC
2 4 (1.42%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (1.42%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.42%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.07%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (1.07%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.07%) HFM
4 2 (0.71%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.71%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.36%) BPCS
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) Maximo
5 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (6.76%) Power Platform
3 10 (3.56%) SaaS
4 9 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.20%) GitHub
5 8 (2.85%) Office 365
6 6 (2.14%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.42%) PaaS
8 3 (1.07%) IaaS
9 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.36%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.41%) LAN
2 14 (4.98%) Network Security
3 13 (4.63%) SSL
4 11 (3.91%) WAN
5 8 (2.85%) Intranet
6 7 (2.49%) Firewall
6 7 (2.49%) SAN
7 3 (1.07%) Bluetooth
7 3 (1.07%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.71%) NAS
8 2 (0.71%) SNMP
9 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (27.76%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.10%) NoSQL
3 30 (10.68%) Big Data
4 26 (9.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (6.76%) Power BI
6 18 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (6.05%) MySQL
8 15 (5.34%) MongoDB
9 14 (4.98%) Oracle Database
9 14 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (4.27%) Apache Hive
11 11 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (3.91%) Relational Database
11 11 (3.91%) Spark SQL
12 10 (3.56%) Hadoop
13 9 (3.20%) HBase
13 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (3.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 54 (19.22%) Git (software)
2 41 (14.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.63%) Subversion
4 8 (2.85%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.42%) JIRA
7 3 (1.07%) CMake
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.07%) Selenium
8 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (16.73%) Finance
2 23 (8.19%) Manufacturing
3 15 (5.34%) Banking
4 11 (3.91%) Back Office
5 8 (2.85%) Legal
6 5 (1.78%) Marketing
7 4 (1.42%) Electronics
7 4 (1.42%) Retail
8 3 (1.07%) Advertising
9 2 (0.71%) Law
9 2 (0.71%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (28.83%) Developer
2 78 (27.76%) Analyst
3 32 (11.39%) C# Developer
4 31 (11.03%) .NET Developer
5 30 (10.68%) Architect
5 30 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (10.68%) SQL Developer
6 28 (9.96%) Applications Support
6 28 (9.96%) Java Developer
7 27 (9.61%) Applications Support Analyst
7 27 (9.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 27 (9.61%) Support Analyst
8 24 (8.54%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (8.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (8.54%) Software Developer
9 18 (6.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 18 (6.41%) Applications Architect
9 18 (6.41%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (6.05%) Core Java Developer
10 17 (6.05%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (21.71%) .NET
2 35 (12.46%) ASP.NET
2 35 (12.46%) CSS
2 35 (12.46%) HTML
3 30 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (10.32%) AngularJS
5 27 (9.61%) Web Services
6 23 (8.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (7.12%) ASP.NET Core
7 20 (7.12%) CSS3
8 18 (6.41%) XSLT
9 16 (5.69%) XML
10 12 (4.27%) Kafka
11 11 (3.91%) Spark Streaming
12 10 (3.56%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.56%) RESTful
12 10 (3.56%) XML Messaging
13 9 (3.20%) Entity Framework
14 7 (2.49%) Node.js
15 6 (2.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 68 (24.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.27%) Algorithms
3 10 (3.56%) Data Structures
3 10 (3.56%) Fintech
4 9 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.14%) Podcast
6 6 (2.14%) Replication
7 5 (1.78%) Clustering
7 5 (1.78%) CMDB
8 4 (1.42%) VLE
9 3 (1.07%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.07%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
10 2 (0.71%) Tandem
11 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.51%) Windows
2 49 (17.44%) Linux
3 28 (9.96%) Unix
4 13 (4.63%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.27%) AIX
6 9 (3.20%) HPUX
7 7 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.14%) Debian
8 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.42%) Problem-Solving
2 59 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (21.00%) MVC
3 54 (19.22%) ITIL
4 50 (17.79%) Mentoring
5 44 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (11.03%) Analytics
7 30 (10.68%) Software Engineering
8 28 (9.96%) ETL
9 26 (9.25%) Migration
9 26 (9.25%) Scrum
10 25 (8.90%) Unit Testing
11 24 (8.54%) Coaching
12 21 (7.47%) Test Automation
13 20 (7.12%) ERP
13 20 (7.12%) Visualisation
14 19 (6.76%) Service Delivery
14 19 (6.76%) SOA
15 18 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (5.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (29.89%) Java
2 75 (26.69%) C#
3 62 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 54 (19.22%) T-SQL
5 29 (10.32%) C++
6 23 (8.19%) Python
7 18 (6.41%) VBA
8 15 (5.34%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.91%) Scala
10 10 (3.56%) Perl
11 9 (3.20%) COBOL
12 5 (1.78%) VB
13 4 (1.42%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.71%) C
14 2 (0.71%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.36%) ABAP
15 1 (0.36%) RPG
15 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (18.15%) Degree
2 17 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.85%) MCSA
3 8 (2.85%) MCSE
4 5 (1.78%) CCNA
4 5 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.42%) MCITP
5 4 (1.42%) MCP
6 3 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.71%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.36%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.39%) SLA
2 15 (5.34%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.56%) Virtual Servers
2 9 (3.20%) Apache Flume
2 9 (3.20%) HDFS
3 8 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.49%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.07%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.36%) Docker
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.91%) Oozie
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.71%) SCOM
3 1 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.36%) Terraform
3 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 86 (30.60%) Microsoft
2 60 (21.35%) Oracle
3 15 (5.34%) Cisco
3 15 (5.34%) Tableau
4 11 (3.91%) CheckPoint
4 11 (3.91%) Cloudera
4 11 (3.91%) Dell
4 11 (3.91%) Hortonworks
4 11 (3.91%) HP
4 11 (3.91%) Juniper
5 10 (3.56%) SAP
6 9 (3.20%) SolarWinds
6 9 (3.20%) VMware
7 7 (2.49%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.49%) Remedy
8 6 (2.14%) Databricks
8 6 (2.14%) iManage
9 4 (1.42%) Birst
9 4 (1.42%) Blackboard
9 4 (1.42%) Mitel