Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 247 109 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 19.89% 16.20% 21.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.17% 26.20% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 226 97 193
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £33,563 £37,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £41,852
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +13.50% -1.52%
75th Percentile £54,688 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.88%

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 600 416 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 48.31% 61.81% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 477 366 405
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,125 £27,800
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,150
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +3 214 £45,000 -5.26% 58
Durham -10 26 £40,000 -2.44% 15
Northumberland - 3 £42,000 - 1
Cleveland - 1 £40,000 -
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 121 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (42.91%) AWS
3 97 (39.27%) Azure
4 92 (37.25%) Software Engineering
5 79 (31.98%) Microsoft
6 72 (29.15%) Finance
7 70 (28.34%) .NET
8 65 (26.32%) C#
9 61 (24.70%) T-SQL
10 59 (23.89%) SQL Server
10 59 (23.89%) Linux
11 57 (23.08%) Java
12 54 (21.86%) Oracle
12 54 (21.86%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (21.05%) DevOps
14 51 (20.65%) Docker
14 51 (20.65%) Microservices
15 49 (19.84%) .NET Core
15 49 (19.84%) NoSQL
15 49 (19.84%) OO
16 46 (18.62%) Spring
16 46 (18.62%) Jenkins
17 45 (18.22%) JUnit
17 45 (18.22%) OOP
18 44 (17.81%) Maven
18 44 (17.81%) RESTful
19 43 (17.41%) Mentoring
19 43 (17.41%) Spring Boot
20 40 (16.19%) Power BI
20 40 (16.19%) Power Platform

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 5 (2.02%) CMS
2 4 (1.62%) IIS
2 4 (1.62%) Kentico
2 4 (1.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (1.62%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.62%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) Headless CMS
4 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.81%) Sage 50
1 2 (0.81%) Sage BI
1 2 (0.81%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 106 (42.91%) AWS
2 97 (39.27%) Azure
3 40 (16.19%) Power Platform
4 14 (5.67%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (4.45%) SaaS
6 9 (3.64%) PaaS
7 7 (2.83%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (2.02%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 5 (2.02%) Serverless
9 4 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.62%) GCP
9 4 (1.62%) GitHub
9 4 (1.62%) IaaS
9 4 (1.62%) Matillion
9 4 (1.62%) Snowflake
10 3 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.81%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (0.81%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.86%) Firewall
2 9 (3.64%) DNS
2 9 (3.64%) VPN
3 6 (2.43%) DHCP
3 6 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.62%) Internet
4 4 (1.62%) SAN
4 4 (1.62%) Skype
4 4 (1.62%) WAN
4 4 (1.62%) Wireless
5 3 (1.21%) BGP
5 3 (1.21%) IPv4
5 3 (1.21%) IPv6
5 3 (1.21%) LAN
5 3 (1.21%) OSPF
5 3 (1.21%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.21%) VLAN
5 3 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 49 (19.84%) NoSQL
3 40 (16.19%) Power BI
4 25 (10.12%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (10.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.45%) RDBMS
9 10 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (4.05%) Tableau
10 7 (2.83%) OLAP
11 6 (2.43%) Star Schema
12 4 (1.62%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.62%) SSDT
13 3 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (18.62%) Jenkins
2 45 (18.22%) JUnit
3 44 (17.81%) Maven
4 17 (6.88%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.02%) JIRA
5 5 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.62%) Postman
6 4 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.21%) Cypress.io
7 3 (1.21%) Subversion
7 3 (1.21%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.40%) GitLab
9 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.40%) REST Assured
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium
9 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.40%) TestNG
9 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 72 (29.15%) Finance
2 34 (13.77%) Social Skills
3 30 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.45%) Legal
5 10 (4.05%) Retail
6 8 (3.24%) Games
7 7 (2.83%) Banking
7 7 (2.83%) Influencing Skills
8 6 (2.43%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (2.02%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (1.62%) Marketing
10 4 (1.62%) Public Sector
11 3 (1.21%) Law
11 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.81%) Publishing
13 1 (0.40%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 127 (51.42%) Developer
2 43 (17.41%) C# Developer
3 42 (17.00%) Senior Developer
4 27 (10.93%) Analyst
5 25 (10.12%) Software Engineer
6 24 (9.72%) Java Developer
7 23 (9.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (8.50%) Java Engineer
8 21 (8.50%) Java Software Engineer
9 18 (7.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (4.86%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.05%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.05%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.64%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.24%) Data Engineer
13 8 (3.24%) Service Manager
14 7 (2.83%) .NET Developer
14 7 (2.83%) AWS Engineer
14 7 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.83%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (28.34%) .NET
2 49 (19.84%) .NET Core
3 46 (18.62%) Spring
4 44 (17.81%) RESTful
5 43 (17.41%) Spring Boot
6 29 (11.74%) Web Services
7 12 (4.86%) HTML
8 11 (4.45%) React
9 10 (4.05%) CSS
10 9 (3.64%) Node.js
11 7 (2.83%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.83%) REST
11 7 (2.83%) SOAP
12 6 (2.43%) Middleware
13 4 (1.62%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (1.62%) MDX
14 3 (1.21%) Entity Framework
14 3 (1.21%) Ext JS
14 3 (1.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.12%) Legacy Systems
2 13 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.43%) User Experience
4 4 (1.62%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.21%) HP Storage
5 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.81%) Digital Signage
6 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.81%) Legacy Code
6 2 (0.81%) NHS
6 2 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (0.81%) Wiki
7 1 (0.40%) Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) CMDB
7 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.89%) Linux
2 16 (6.48%) Windows
3 8 (3.24%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.43%) Unix
5 4 (1.62%) CentOS
5 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.21%) Debian
6 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.81%) Android
7 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (37.25%) Software Engineering
3 54 (21.86%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (21.05%) DevOps
5 51 (20.65%) Microservices
6 49 (19.84%) OO
7 45 (18.22%) OOP
8 43 (17.41%) Mentoring
9 37 (14.98%) API Development
10 30 (12.15%) Fintech
11 26 (10.53%) ETL
12 24 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (9.31%) Infrastructure as Code
14 22 (8.91%) Visualisation
15 20 (8.10%) Analytics
16 17 (6.88%) Data Protection
17 14 (5.67%) Decision-Making
17 14 (5.67%) Test Automation
18 13 (5.26%) Data Modelling
19 12 (4.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.32%) C#
2 61 (24.70%) T-SQL
3 57 (23.08%) Java
4 19 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.26%) Python
6 11 (4.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 11 (4.45%) TypeScript
6 11 (4.45%) VBA
7 10 (4.05%) R
8 5 (2.02%) Java 8
8 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.21%) PHP
10 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.81%) Ruby
10 2 (0.81%) Scala
11 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.40%) Go
11 1 (0.40%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 11 (4.45%) Degree
2 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.21%) MCITP
5 3 (1.21%) MCSE
6 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.81%) MCT
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PhD
7 1 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.83%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.02%) GDPR
3 3 (1.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) Accessibility
System Software
1 51 (20.65%) Docker
2 14 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.81%) HDFS
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (9.31%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.24%) Terraform
3 5 (2.02%) Puppet
4 4 (1.62%) Ansible
4 4 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.21%) Nagios
5 3 (1.21%) Proxmox
5 3 (1.21%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.40%) Consul
6 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.40%) Grafana
6 1 (0.40%) Graphite
6 1 (0.40%) Packer
6 1 (0.40%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (31.98%) Microsoft
2 54 (21.86%) Oracle
3 10 (4.05%) VMware
4 5 (2.02%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.02%) IBM
4 5 (2.02%) Pega
5 4 (1.62%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.62%) Veeam
6 3 (1.21%) HP
6 3 (1.21%) Netlify
6 3 (1.21%) SaltStack
6 3 (1.21%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.81%) Cisco
7 2 (0.81%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.81%) Meraki
7 2 (0.81%) Sage
8 1 (0.40%) Databricks
8 1 (0.40%) Informatica
8 1 (0.40%) QNAP
8 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow