Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 10 3
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 283 106 287
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 24.25% 13.38% 23.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.96% 25.79% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 262 88 209
10th Percentile £30,050 £27,850 £27,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,438 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -11.76%
75th Percentile £56,500 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 578 411 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 49.53% 51.89% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 481 345 469
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
75th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,000 £60,200
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +8 253 £45,000 - 51
Durham -3 22 £39,000 +6.85% 11
Northumberland - 2 £39,000 - 2
Cleveland - 1 £40,000 -
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 139 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (48.06%) AWS
3 121 (42.76%) Software Engineering
4 111 (39.22%) Azure
5 91 (32.16%) Microsoft
6 86 (30.39%) Java
7 85 (30.04%) Linux
8 79 (27.92%) DevOps
9 77 (27.21%) .NET
10 75 (26.50%) OO
11 74 (26.15%) Spring
11 74 (26.15%) Microservices
12 72 (25.44%) NoSQL
13 68 (24.03%) Jenkins
13 68 (24.03%) Oracle
14 65 (22.97%) T-SQL
14 65 (22.97%) JUnit
14 65 (22.97%) Finance
14 65 (22.97%) RESTful
14 65 (22.97%) Spring Boot
15 64 (22.61%) OOP
15 64 (22.61%) Maven
16 63 (22.26%) C#
17 55 (19.43%) SQL Server
17 55 (19.43%) Docker
18 49 (17.31%) .NET Core
19 46 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
20 44 (15.55%) API Development
21 42 (14.84%) Mentoring
22 38 (13.43%) Web Services

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 8 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.06%) IIS
3 3 (1.06%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.71%) Confluence
4 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.35%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.71%) Sage 50
1 2 (0.71%) Sage BI
1 2 (0.71%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 136 (48.06%) AWS
2 111 (39.22%) Azure
3 35 (12.37%) Power Platform
4 16 (5.65%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (3.89%) PaaS
6 9 (3.18%) IaaS
6 9 (3.18%) SaaS
7 7 (2.47%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (2.47%) Matillion
7 7 (2.47%) Snowflake
8 6 (2.12%) Serverless
9 5 (1.77%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 4 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.41%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.06%) GitHub
12 2 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.71%) Azure Stack
12 2 (0.71%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.01%) Firewall
2 12 (4.24%) DNS
3 8 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.83%) VPN
4 6 (2.12%) DHCP
5 5 (1.77%) SNMP
6 4 (1.41%) HTTP
6 4 (1.41%) SMTP
6 4 (1.41%) SSL
6 4 (1.41%) WAN
6 4 (1.41%) Wireless
7 3 (1.06%) BGP
7 3 (1.06%) Internet
7 3 (1.06%) IPv4
7 3 (1.06%) IPv6
7 3 (1.06%) LAN
7 3 (1.06%) OSPF
7 3 (1.06%) SAN
7 3 (1.06%) VLAN
7 3 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.44%) NoSQL
2 55 (19.43%) SQL Server
3 33 (11.66%) Power BI
4 22 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.89%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (2.12%) MySQL
11 5 (1.77%) Star Schema
12 4 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.41%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.41%) DTS
12 4 (1.41%) Tableau
13 3 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.71%) Impala
Development Applications
1 68 (24.03%) Jenkins
2 65 (22.97%) JUnit
3 64 (22.61%) Maven
4 19 (6.71%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.24%) JIRA
6 9 (3.18%) Subversion
7 6 (2.12%) Postman
8 3 (1.06%) Cypress.io
8 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.06%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.35%) Gradle
9 1 (0.35%) JMeter
9 1 (0.35%) Selenium
9 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (22.97%) Finance
2 37 (13.07%) Social Skills
3 33 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.89%) Legal
4 11 (3.89%) Retail
5 8 (2.83%) Games
5 8 (2.83%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.47%) Influencing Skills
6 7 (2.47%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (2.12%) Banking
8 4 (1.41%) Law
8 4 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.71%) Local Government
10 2 (0.71%) Marketing
10 2 (0.71%) Publishing
10 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 139 (49.12%) Developer
2 47 (16.61%) C# Developer
3 46 (16.25%) Software Engineer
4 37 (13.07%) Java Engineer
4 37 (13.07%) Java Software Engineer
5 36 (12.72%) Senior Developer
6 33 (11.66%) Java Developer
7 28 (9.89%) Analyst
8 26 (9.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (6.71%) SQL Developer
10 18 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (4.59%) Software Developer
12 12 (4.24%) Applications Support
13 10 (3.53%) Scala Engineer
13 10 (3.53%) Scala Software Engineer
14 8 (2.83%) .NET Developer
14 8 (2.83%) Lead Developer
14 8 (2.83%) Power BI Developer
14 8 (2.83%) Python Developer
15 7 (2.47%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (27.21%) .NET
2 74 (26.15%) Spring
3 65 (22.97%) RESTful
3 65 (22.97%) Spring Boot
4 49 (17.31%) .NET Core
5 38 (13.43%) Web Services
6 16 (5.65%) HTML
7 15 (5.30%) React
8 14 (4.95%) CSS
9 9 (3.18%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.18%) Hibernate
9 9 (3.18%) Node.js
10 8 (2.83%) REST
11 7 (2.47%) Middleware
12 6 (2.12%) SOAP
13 5 (1.77%) HTML5
14 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET
14 4 (1.41%) CSS3
14 4 (1.41%) GraphQL
15 3 (1.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.89%) Legacy Systems
2 13 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (1.41%) User Experience
5 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.06%) HP Storage
5 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.71%) Blog
6 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.71%) Digital Signage
6 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.71%) IVR
6 2 (0.71%) Legacy Code
6 2 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (0.71%) Wiki
7 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.35%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 85 (30.04%) Linux
2 16 (5.65%) Windows
3 8 (2.83%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.77%) Android
5 5 (1.77%) Unix
6 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.06%) CentOS
6 3 (1.06%) Debian
6 3 (1.06%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (42.76%) Software Engineering
3 79 (27.92%) DevOps
4 75 (26.50%) OO
5 74 (26.15%) Microservices
6 64 (22.61%) OOP
7 46 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (15.55%) API Development
9 42 (14.84%) Mentoring
10 29 (10.25%) Infrastructure as Code
11 26 (9.19%) Fintech
12 24 (8.48%) ETL
13 22 (7.77%) Visualisation
14 19 (6.71%) Analytics
15 18 (6.36%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (5.30%) Decision-Making
17 14 (4.95%) Scrum
17 14 (4.95%) Test Automation
18 12 (4.24%) Configuration Management
19 10 (3.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (30.39%) Java
2 65 (22.97%) T-SQL
3 63 (22.26%) C#
4 30 (10.60%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.59%) TypeScript
6 12 (4.24%) Python
6 12 (4.24%) Scala
7 9 (3.18%) VBA
8 7 (2.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (2.12%) Java 8
9 6 (2.12%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.77%) PHP
11 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.06%) R
12 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.71%) Dart
13 2 (0.71%) Groovy
13 2 (0.71%) VBScript
14 1 (0.35%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.53%) Degree
2 10 (3.53%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.77%) MCSE
4 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.06%) MCITP
5 2 (0.71%) CISA
5 2 (0.71%) CISSP
5 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.71%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.12%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.41%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) SLA
4 2 (0.71%) GRC
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (19.43%) Docker
2 17 (6.01%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.12%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.41%) vSphere
6 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (10.60%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.83%) Terraform
3 5 (1.77%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.06%) Ansible
4 3 (1.06%) Nagios
4 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.06%) Proxmox
4 3 (1.06%) Puppet
4 3 (1.06%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.71%) Istio
6 1 (0.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (32.16%) Microsoft
2 68 (24.03%) Oracle
3 12 (4.24%) VMware
4 7 (2.47%) Veeam
5 6 (2.12%) Cisco
5 6 (2.12%) Informatica
6 5 (1.77%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.77%) IBM
6 5 (1.77%) Pega
6 5 (1.77%) Sybase
7 4 (1.41%) Citrix
8 3 (1.06%) HP
8 3 (1.06%) Netlify
8 3 (1.06%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.71%) Asigra
9 2 (0.71%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.71%) Meraki
9 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.71%) Sage