Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 207 149 185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 15.72% 16.07% 14.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.51% 30.10% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 192 136 130
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,250 £21,500
25th Percentile £33,938 £34,000 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £45,000 £40,089
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.25% -15.60%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £47,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,603
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 583 495 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.27% 53.40% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 438 445 426
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £34,813 £34,000 £34,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £43,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.49% +3.61% -2.35%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £48,688
90th Percentile £69,125 £62,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -3 139 £46,250 -2.63% 51
Durham -11 38 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Cleveland - 16 £40,000 - 1
Northumberland -4 4 £40,500 - 2
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 (41.55%) Azure
2 83 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (35.75%) AWS
4 65 (31.40%) C#
5 62 (29.95%) .NET
6 59 (28.50%) Microsoft
7 57 (27.54%) SQL Server
8 56 (27.05%) T-SQL
9 55 (26.57%) Finance
10 54 (26.09%) Linux
11 52 (25.12%) Docker
12 51 (24.64%) Software Engineering
13 48 (23.19%) Oracle
14 41 (19.81%) .NET Core
15 40 (19.32%) DevOps
16 39 (18.84%) Windows
17 36 (17.39%) Java
18 35 (16.91%) Kubernetes
19 33 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (14.98%) Jenkins
21 28 (13.53%) Mentoring
21 28 (13.53%) Degree
21 28 (13.53%) Infrastructure as Code
22 27 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 25 (12.08%) ITIL
24 24 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
24 24 (11.59%) Social Skills
25 23 (11.11%) VB.NET
25 23 (11.11%) Migration
26 22 (10.63%) Power BI

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 9 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.86%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.90%) Apache
4 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.42%) IIS
5 4 (1.93%) CMS
5 4 (1.93%) Confluence
5 4 (1.93%) Kentico
5 4 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.93%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.97%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.97%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 86 (41.55%) Azure
2 74 (35.75%) AWS
3 22 (10.63%) Power Platform
4 13 (6.28%) GCP
5 12 (5.80%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (4.83%) GitHub
7 9 (4.35%) SaaS
8 7 (3.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 6 (2.90%) Apigee
9 6 (2.90%) GitHub Actions
10 5 (2.42%) Matillion
10 5 (2.42%) Snowflake
11 3 (1.45%) IaaS
11 3 (1.45%) PaaS
12 2 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.48%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.86%) Firewall
1 8 (3.86%) Skype
2 7 (3.38%) LAN
3 5 (2.42%) DNS
4 4 (1.93%) DHCP
4 4 (1.93%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.45%) SAN
6 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.97%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.97%) WAN
7 1 (0.48%) FTP
7 1 (0.48%) HTTP
7 1 (0.48%) Internet
7 1 (0.48%) NAS
7 1 (0.48%) PABX
7 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.48%) SMTP
7 1 (0.48%) VPN
7 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (10.63%) Power BI
4 21 (10.14%) NoSQL
5 20 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (7.73%) Relational Database
9 14 (6.76%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (5.80%) Oracle Database
11 9 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (3.86%) RDBMS
13 7 (3.38%) Tableau
14 6 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (2.42%) MySQL
15 5 (2.42%) OLAP
15 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (2.42%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (14.98%) Jenkins
2 19 (9.18%) Maven
3 17 (8.21%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.25%) JUnit
5 8 (3.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.93%) JIRA
7 4 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.45%) Gradle
8 3 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.97%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.97%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.48%) GitLab
10 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.48%) TestNG
10 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (26.57%) Finance
2 24 (11.59%) Social Skills
3 11 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
4 3 (1.45%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.97%) Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (0.97%) Law
5 2 (0.97%) Marketing
5 2 (0.97%) Police
5 2 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (0.48%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (47.34%) Developer
2 37 (17.87%) C# Developer
3 33 (15.94%) Analyst
4 22 (10.63%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.18%) DBA
6 11 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (5.31%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (4.83%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.35%) SQL DBA
9 8 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (3.86%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (3.38%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.38%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.38%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.90%) Graduate
11 6 (2.90%) Java Engineer
11 6 (2.90%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (29.95%) .NET
2 41 (19.81%) .NET Core
3 18 (8.70%) Spring
4 16 (7.73%) Spring Boot
5 15 (7.25%) RESTful
6 14 (6.76%) CSS
6 14 (6.76%) HTML
7 6 (2.90%) JSON
7 6 (2.90%) Kafka
7 6 (2.90%) SOAP
8 5 (2.42%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.42%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.93%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (1.93%) MDX
9 4 (1.93%) React
9 4 (1.93%) REST
9 4 (1.93%) Web Services
9 4 (1.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.66%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (7.25%) Legacy Systems
3 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.90%) Replication
4 5 (2.42%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.42%) User Experience
5 3 (1.45%) NHS
6 2 (0.97%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.97%) FMCG
6 2 (0.97%) iPhone
6 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.97%) Photography
6 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.97%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.97%) Social Media
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.48%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 54 (26.09%) Linux
2 39 (18.84%) Windows
3 18 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.83%) Unix
5 6 (2.90%) AIX
6 5 (2.42%) Solaris
7 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.64%) Software Engineering
3 40 (19.32%) DevOps
4 33 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (13.53%) Infrastructure as Code
5 28 (13.53%) Mentoring
6 25 (12.08%) ITIL
7 24 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (11.11%) Migration
9 21 (10.14%) Computer Science
9 21 (10.14%) Data Protection
9 21 (10.14%) Fintech
9 21 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (9.66%) OO
11 19 (9.18%) ETL
12 18 (8.70%) CI/CD
12 18 (8.70%) Microservices
13 16 (7.73%) Mathematics
14 15 (7.25%) API Development
14 15 (7.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.40%) C#
2 56 (27.05%) T-SQL
3 36 (17.39%) Java
4 23 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 20 (9.66%) JavaScript
6 18 (8.70%) Python
7 15 (7.25%) PL/SQL
8 14 (6.76%) Bash
9 13 (6.28%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.86%) Go
11 7 (3.38%) R
12 6 (2.90%) SAPscript
12 6 (2.90%) VBA
13 5 (2.42%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (1.93%) PHP
15 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.97%) Ruby
16 2 (0.97%) VBScript
17 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (13.53%) Degree
2 4 (1.93%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.97%) HND
4 2 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.42%) GDPR
1 5 (2.42%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.93%) SLA
3 3 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.45%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) Accessibility
System Software
1 52 (25.12%) Docker
2 13 (6.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.48%) vSphere
6 1 (0.48%) XenApp
6 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (16.91%) Kubernetes
2 14 (6.76%) Ansible
3 10 (4.83%) Terraform
4 9 (4.35%) Puppet
5 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.97%) SCCM
6 2 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.97%) WSUS
7 1 (0.48%) Consul
7 1 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) Grafana
7 1 (0.48%) Graphite
7 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.48%) Packer
7 1 (0.48%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 59 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 48 (23.19%) Oracle
3 7 (3.38%) SAP
4 6 (2.90%) SolarWinds
5 5 (2.42%) Citrix
5 5 (2.42%) Sun
5 5 (2.42%) VMware
6 4 (1.93%) Google
6 4 (1.93%) Mitel
6 4 (1.93%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.97%) Apple
7 2 (0.97%) Sage
7 2 (0.97%) Veeam
8 1 (0.48%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) Informatica
8 1 (0.48%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.48%) Meraki
8 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow