Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 209 273 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.65% 19.68% 20.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.28% 37.55% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 168 247 271
North East median annual salary £41,647 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.45% +12.50% +6.10%
10th Percentile £22,175 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 546 727 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 46.11% 52.42% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 415 560 637
North East median annual salary £41,749 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.77% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £28,350 £27,725 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -3 169 £42,885 -4.70% 51
Durham +3 36 £36,000 -4.00% 13
Teesside - 2 £39,750 - 1
Northumberland - 1 £35,000 - 1
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 70 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (31.10%) Mentoring
3 56 (26.79%) Coaching
4 52 (24.88%) JavaScript
4 52 (24.88%) Oracle
5 51 (24.40%) C#
5 51 (24.40%) Microsoft
6 50 (23.92%) .NET
7 47 (22.49%) Java
8 45 (21.53%) Analytics
9 44 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (20.57%) Azure
11 41 (19.62%) SQL Server
12 39 (18.66%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (18.18%) Windows
14 37 (17.70%) MVC
14 37 (17.70%) Git (software)
15 36 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (16.75%) ETL
17 34 (16.27%) HTML
17 34 (16.27%) Software Engineering
18 33 (15.79%) T-SQL
19 31 (14.83%) Linux
19 31 (14.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 27 (12.92%) ASP.NET
21 26 (12.44%) Power Platform
22 25 (11.96%) PL/SQL
22 25 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
22 25 (11.96%) Power BI
23 24 (11.48%) AWS

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 13 (6.22%) Confluence
2 12 (5.74%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.31%) IIS
4 6 (2.87%) Apache
5 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.48%) SAS
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.57%) Azure
2 26 (12.44%) Power Platform
3 24 (11.48%) AWS
4 10 (4.78%) Sage Pay
5 7 (3.35%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (3.35%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.91%) PaaS
6 4 (1.91%) SaaS
7 3 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.96%) GCP
9 1 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.48%) GitHub
9 1 (0.48%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.26%) SSL
2 6 (2.87%) Firewall
3 5 (2.39%) LAN
4 4 (1.91%) IPsec
4 4 (1.91%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.44%) DNS
5 3 (1.44%) SSH
5 3 (1.44%) WAN
6 1 (0.48%) Extranet
6 1 (0.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.62%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (11.96%) Power BI
3 18 (8.61%) Big Data
3 18 (8.61%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.13%) Hadoop
5 16 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (7.18%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.70%) MongoDB
7 14 (6.70%) Oracle Database
8 13 (6.22%) Data Lake
8 13 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (5.26%) MySQL
11 10 (4.78%) Sqoop
12 7 (3.35%) Apache Hive
12 7 (3.35%) Impala
13 6 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (1.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.66%) JIRA
3 15 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (6.22%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.78%) IntelliJ
6 9 (4.31%) ERwin
7 4 (1.91%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.91%) HP UFT
7 4 (1.91%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.44%) Appium
8 3 (1.44%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.44%) JMeter
8 3 (1.44%) JUnit
8 3 (1.44%) Maven
8 3 (1.44%) Selenium
8 3 (1.44%) TestNG
9 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.48%) Subversion
9 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (6.70%) Finance
2 13 (6.22%) Public Sector
3 12 (5.74%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.91%) Retail
5 3 (1.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (32.06%) Developer
2 32 (15.31%) Analyst
3 31 (14.83%) Software Engineer
4 28 (13.40%) .NET Developer
5 23 (11.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (11.00%) C# Developer
6 17 (8.13%) Architect
6 17 (8.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 16 (7.66%) Administrator
7 16 (7.66%) Java Engineer
7 16 (7.66%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (6.70%) Systems Developer
9 13 (6.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (6.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (6.22%) DBA
10 12 (5.74%) Applications Architect
10 12 (5.74%) Data Engineer
10 12 (5.74%) Senior Java Engineer
10 12 (5.74%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.92%) .NET
2 34 (16.27%) HTML
3 27 (12.92%) ASP.NET
4 24 (11.48%) CSS
4 24 (11.48%) Web Services
5 22 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (8.61%) AngularJS
6 18 (8.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (6.22%) REST
8 12 (5.74%) RESTful
8 12 (5.74%) SOAP
8 12 (5.74%) XML
8 12 (5.74%) XSLT
9 11 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 10 (4.78%) Kafka
11 6 (2.87%) .NET Core
11 6 (2.87%) LDAP
11 6 (2.87%) Node.js
11 6 (2.87%) SAML
11 6 (2.87%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.70%) Driving Licence
3 13 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.91%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.96%) Blog
6 2 (0.96%) NHS
7 1 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.18%) Windows
2 31 (14.83%) Linux
3 15 (7.18%) Unix
4 10 (4.78%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.39%) AIX
5 5 (2.39%) Debian
5 5 (2.39%) HPUX
6 4 (1.91%) Android
6 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (31.10%) Mentoring
3 56 (26.79%) Coaching
4 45 (21.53%) Analytics
5 44 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (18.66%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (17.70%) MVC
8 35 (16.75%) ETL
9 34 (16.27%) Software Engineering
10 31 (14.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 23 (11.00%) Data Modelling
12 21 (10.05%) ITIL
12 21 (10.05%) Migration
12 21 (10.05%) TDD
13 19 (9.09%) Microservices
14 18 (8.61%) Data Engineering
15 17 (8.13%) Visualisation
16 15 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (6.70%) Open Source
18 13 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.88%) JavaScript
2 51 (24.40%) C#
3 47 (22.49%) Java
4 33 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 25 (11.96%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.74%) C++
7 7 (3.35%) Perl
7 7 (3.35%) Python
7 7 (3.35%) Scala
8 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.39%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.39%) VBA
9 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.44%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.44%) VB
11 2 (0.96%) PHP
12 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (10.05%) Degree
2 11 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) CCNA
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.48%) MCP
6 1 (0.48%) MCSA
6 1 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.74%) QA
2 6 (2.87%) GDPR
2 6 (2.87%) SLA
3 5 (2.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.35%) HDFS
2 6 (2.87%) Docker
3 5 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.91%) RACF
4 4 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.44%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (24.88%) Oracle
2 51 (24.40%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.18%) Informatica
4 14 (6.70%) Cloudera
5 10 (4.78%) Sage
6 6 (2.87%) WorldPay
7 5 (2.39%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.91%) Tableau
8 4 (1.91%) Talend
8 4 (1.91%) VMware
9 3 (1.44%) Capita
9 3 (1.44%) Cisco
9 3 (1.44%) FIS
9 3 (1.44%) Ivanti
9 3 (1.44%) McAfee
10 2 (0.96%) Google
10 2 (0.96%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.48%) Citrix
11 1 (0.48%) Mitel
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat