Period
to 14 April 2021

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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 221 168 254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 20.31% 12.88% 19.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.62% 29.53% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 211 111 193
10th Percentile £28,000 £22,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.84% -10.59% +1.19%
75th Percentile £56,250 £47,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,603 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 531 569 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 48.81% 43.63% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 474 456 504
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,625 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £34,313 £32,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
75th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,925 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in the North East.

Salary trend for SQL in the North East

SQL
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in the North East over the 6 months to 14 April 2021.

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 14 April 2021. 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 +5 180 £45,000 +7.52% 36
Durham +4 32 £38,000 +7.04% 11
Northumberland - 1 - - 1
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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 99 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.08%) AWS
3 82 (37.10%) Azure
3 82 (37.10%) Software Engineering
4 73 (33.03%) Linux
5 69 (31.22%) DevOps
6 68 (30.77%) Java
7 66 (29.86%) Microsoft
8 60 (27.15%) .NET
9 59 (26.70%) OO
9 59 (26.70%) NoSQL
10 56 (25.34%) Spring
11 55 (24.89%) Oracle
12 53 (23.98%) Microservices
13 51 (23.08%) Jenkins
14 50 (22.62%) RESTful
15 47 (21.27%) Maven
15 47 (21.27%) C#
15 47 (21.27%) OOP
15 47 (21.27%) Spring Boot
16 45 (20.36%) JUnit
17 39 (17.65%) SQL Server
18 37 (16.74%) T-SQL
19 34 (15.38%) Finance
20 31 (14.03%) .NET Core
21 30 (13.57%) Docker
21 30 (13.57%) JavaScript
22 28 (12.67%) Web Services
22 28 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
23 25 (11.31%) ETL

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 6 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.81%) Confluence
3 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) nginx
4 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 93 (42.08%) AWS
2 82 (37.10%) Azure
3 20 (9.05%) Power Platform
4 13 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (3.17%) IaaS
6 6 (2.71%) Matillion
6 6 (2.71%) PaaS
6 6 (2.71%) Serverless
7 4 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.81%) SaaS
8 3 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.36%) Logic Apps
8 3 (1.36%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.36%) Power Automate
8 3 (1.36%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.90%) Azure Stack
9 2 (0.90%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.69%) Firewall
2 13 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.98%) VPN
4 5 (2.26%) DNS
4 5 (2.26%) LAN
4 5 (2.26%) WAN
5 4 (1.81%) HTTP
5 4 (1.81%) SMTP
5 4 (1.81%) SNMP
5 4 (1.81%) SSL
6 2 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.90%) VLAN
7 1 (0.45%) DHCP
7 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (26.70%) NoSQL
2 39 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 21 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (7.24%) Power BI
5 16 (7.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.07%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.62%) Snowflake Schema
8 7 (3.17%) MySQL
8 7 (3.17%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.71%) DTS
10 5 (2.26%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.81%) Big Data
11 4 (1.81%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 51 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 47 (21.27%) Maven
3 45 (20.36%) JUnit
4 21 (9.50%) Git (software)
5 13 (5.88%) JIRA
6 10 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.62%) Subversion
8 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.81%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.36%) Postman
10 3 (1.36%) Selenium
11 2 (0.90%) Gradle
11 2 (0.90%) JMeter
12 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (15.38%) Finance
2 19 (8.60%) Public Sector
3 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.90%) Advertising
4 2 (0.90%) Games
4 2 (0.90%) Local Government
4 2 (0.90%) Marketing
4 2 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.45%) Law
5 1 (0.45%) Police
Job Titles
1 104 (47.06%) Developer
2 35 (15.84%) Software Engineer
3 30 (13.57%) Java Engineer
3 30 (13.57%) Java Software Engineer
4 29 (13.12%) C# Developer
5 24 (10.86%) Java Developer
6 22 (9.95%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.79%) Analyst
8 14 (6.33%) Scala Engineer
8 14 (6.33%) Scala Software Engineer
8 14 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (5.88%) IT Engineer
9 13 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 11 (4.98%) Administrator
10 11 (4.98%) DBA
10 11 (4.98%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (4.07%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (27.15%) .NET
2 56 (25.34%) Spring
3 50 (22.62%) RESTful
4 47 (21.27%) Spring Boot
5 31 (14.03%) .NET Core
6 28 (12.67%) Web Services
7 14 (6.33%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.88%) HTML
9 12 (5.43%) ASP.NET
9 12 (5.43%) CSS
10 11 (4.98%) .NET Framework
11 10 (4.52%) REST
11 10 (4.52%) XML
12 9 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (3.17%) Hibernate
14 6 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (2.71%) Node.js
15 5 (2.26%) React
16 4 (1.81%) Entity Framework
16 4 (1.81%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.36%) Public Cloud
4 2 (0.90%) Blog
4 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (0.90%) IVR
4 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (0.90%) Social Media
4 2 (0.90%) User Experience
4 2 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.45%) NHS
5 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (33.03%) Linux
2 22 (9.95%) Windows
3 9 (4.07%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.26%) Android
6 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (37.10%) Software Engineering
3 69 (31.22%) DevOps
4 59 (26.70%) OO
5 53 (23.98%) Microservices
6 47 (21.27%) OOP
7 28 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (11.31%) ETL
9 23 (10.41%) API Development
10 19 (8.60%) Scrum
11 16 (7.24%) Mentoring
12 15 (6.79%) MVC
13 14 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (5.88%) Visualisation
15 12 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 11 (4.98%) Data Extraction
16 11 (4.98%) Data Protection
16 11 (4.98%) Infrastructure as Code
16 11 (4.98%) Test Automation
17 10 (4.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (30.77%) Java
2 47 (21.27%) C#
3 37 (16.74%) T-SQL
4 30 (13.57%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.33%) Scala
6 10 (4.52%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.17%) PHP
7 7 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.17%) Python
8 6 (2.71%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.90%) Dart
10 2 (0.90%) Groovy
10 2 (0.90%) VBA
10 2 (0.90%) VBScript
11 1 (0.45%) C++
11 1 (0.45%) Java 8
11 1 (0.45%) Perl
11 1 (0.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (6.33%) Degree
2 7 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.36%) CISSP
5 2 (0.90%) CISA
5 2 (0.90%) HND
5 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.90%) MCSE
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.45%) GIAC
6 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.52%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) GRC
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (13.57%) Docker
2 6 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.81%) vSphere
5 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (5.43%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.71%) Terraform
3 2 (0.90%) Istio
3 2 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (29.86%) Microsoft
2 55 (24.89%) Oracle
3 9 (4.07%) Informatica
4 5 (2.26%) Cisco
4 5 (2.26%) SonicWALL
4 5 (2.26%) VMware
5 4 (1.81%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.81%) Citrix
5 4 (1.81%) Sybase
5 4 (1.81%) Veeam
6 2 (0.90%) Asigra
6 2 (0.90%) CloudEndure
6 2 (0.90%) Databricks
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.45%) Apple
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) NetApp
7 1 (0.45%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.45%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.45%) Zend