Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 124 284 368
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 11.58% 22.14% 21.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.83% 39.89% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 82 213 322
Median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +15.65%
10th Percentile £26,300 £28,500 £27,801
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 480 712 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.82% 55.49% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 373 512 786
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +18.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 -13 84 £40,000 -6.98% 9
Durham -6 32 £33,500 -4.29% 10
Teesside - 2 £42,500 -
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 40 (32.26%) C#
1 40 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 36 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (28.23%) HTML
4 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (25.00%) Degree
5 30 (24.19%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (23.39%) SQL Server
7 27 (21.77%) AngularJS
8 26 (20.97%) MVC
9 24 (19.35%) Mentoring
10 23 (18.55%) T-SQL
10 23 (18.55%) Java
10 23 (18.55%) Windows
10 23 (18.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (18.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (17.74%) Azure
11 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (17.74%) Web Services
11 22 (17.74%) Finance
12 20 (16.13%) Migration
13 19 (15.32%) CSS
13 19 (15.32%) .NET
14 18 (14.52%) C++
14 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
15 17 (13.71%) XSLT
15 17 (13.71%) SOA
15 17 (13.71%) Manufacturing
15 17 (13.71%) Technology Roadmap

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 7 (5.65%) Apache
1 7 (5.65%) IIS
2 3 (2.42%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.42%) SAS
2 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.74%) Azure
2 13 (10.48%) Power Platform
3 7 (5.65%) AWS
4 6 (4.84%) SaaS
5 3 (2.42%) Office 365
5 3 (2.42%) PaaS
6 2 (1.61%) GCP
6 2 (1.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.81%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (12.10%) Relational Database
5 13 (10.48%) Power BI
6 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.03%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.03%) QlikView
9 4 (3.23%) Big Data
9 4 (3.23%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.61%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.81%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (18.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.81%) C++Builder
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 22 (17.74%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.84%) Police
4 4 (3.23%) Local Government
5 3 (2.42%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.61%) Front Office
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (28.23%) Analyst
2 33 (26.61%) Developer
3 17 (13.71%) Applications Architect
3 17 (13.71%) Architect
4 12 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (8.87%) DBA
5 11 (8.87%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.26%) SQL DBA
7 9 (7.26%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) Integration Specialist
10 6 (4.84%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (4.03%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Administrator
11 5 (4.03%) Information Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.23%) HTML
2 27 (21.77%) AngularJS
3 22 (17.74%) Web Services
4 19 (15.32%) .NET
4 19 (15.32%) CSS
5 17 (13.71%) XSLT
6 11 (8.87%) XML
7 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
8 7 (5.65%) .NET Core
8 7 (5.65%) jQuery
8 7 (5.65%) XML Messaging
9 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.03%) HTML5
10 5 (4.03%) REST
10 5 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (2.42%) CherryPy
11 3 (2.42%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (2.42%) Node.js
11 3 (2.42%) TensorFlow
11 3 (2.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.45%) User Experience
4 6 (4.84%) Clustering
5 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) SCADA
7 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.55%) Windows
2 16 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 15 (12.10%) Linux
4 7 (5.65%) Debian
4 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.61%) Solaris
6 2 (1.61%) Unix
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.19%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (20.97%) MVC
3 24 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.13%) Migration
6 17 (13.71%) SOA
6 17 (13.71%) Technology Roadmap
7 16 (12.90%) Wealth Management
8 15 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.48%) DevOps
10 11 (8.87%) Data Analysis
11 10 (8.06%) Analytics
11 10 (8.06%) ETL
11 10 (8.06%) ITIL
11 10 (8.06%) SDLC
12 8 (6.45%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
14 6 (4.84%) Coaching
14 6 (4.84%) Data Management
14 6 (4.84%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.26%) C#
1 40 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 23 (18.55%) Java
2 23 (18.55%) T-SQL
3 18 (14.52%) C++
4 11 (8.87%) Python
5 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.03%) R
7 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.42%) PHP
9 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) Delphi
10 1 (0.81%) Java 8
10 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.81%) Scala
10 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) HNC
3 1 (0.81%) HND
3 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) HDFS
2 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) Tableau
3 12 (9.68%) Oracle
4 5 (4.03%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.61%) Google
5 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.61%) VMware
5 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.81%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.81%) FIS
6 1 (0.81%) Informatica
6 1 (0.81%) Northgate
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.81%) WorldPay