Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 111 218 300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 16.02% 19.60% 21.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.81% 40.22% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 112 184 271
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,693 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.26% +0.45% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,275 £26,973 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 430 542 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 62.05% 48.74% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 377 385 592
Median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 27 October 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 27 October 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 -5 81 £50,000 +14.94% 27
Durham -1 27 £41,000 +12.62% 9
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 56 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (49.55%) C#
3 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
4 40 (36.04%) Java
5 37 (33.33%) .NET
5 37 (33.33%) MVC
6 36 (32.43%) AngularJS
7 35 (31.53%) Azure
7 35 (31.53%) T-SQL
7 35 (31.53%) Microsoft
8 32 (28.83%) Software Engineering
9 31 (27.93%) NoSQL
10 30 (27.03%) HTML
11 28 (25.23%) Git (software)
11 28 (25.23%) Degree
12 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET
12 26 (23.42%) DevOps
13 23 (20.72%) OO
14 22 (19.82%) .NET Core
15 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
16 20 (18.02%) CSS
16 20 (18.02%) Linux
17 19 (17.12%) Scrum
17 19 (17.12%) Test Automation
18 18 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (15.32%) SOLID
19 17 (15.32%) Finance
19 17 (15.32%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (9.01%) Confluence
2 7 (6.31%) IIS
3 5 (4.50%) Apache
4 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.80%) nginx
5 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.90%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (31.53%) Azure
2 12 (10.81%) Power Platform
3 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.60%) AWS
4 4 (3.60%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (2.70%) SaaS
6 2 (1.80%) npm
6 2 (1.80%) Office 365
7 1 (0.90%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.90%) GCP
7 1 (0.90%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (1.80%) DNS
2 2 (1.80%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) Network Security
3 1 (0.90%) DHCP
3 1 (0.90%) SAN
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.93%) NoSQL
2 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (10.81%) Power BI
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.41%) Redis
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.50%) Tableau
8 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.80%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.71%) Mercurial
4 13 (11.71%) Subversion
5 10 (9.01%) Bitbucket
5 10 (9.01%) JIRA
6 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.60%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (54.05%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.32%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.51%) Analyst
5 14 (12.61%) .NET Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Software Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Architect
8 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.11%) SQL Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Java Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) Software Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Data Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Systems Architect
12 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 5 (4.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (4.50%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (3.60%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.33%) .NET
2 36 (32.43%) AngularJS
3 30 (27.03%) HTML
4 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET
5 22 (19.82%) .NET Core
6 20 (18.02%) CSS
7 18 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (11.71%) RESTful
9 11 (9.91%) .NET Framework
10 10 (9.01%) Web Services
11 8 (7.21%) Entity Framework
11 8 (7.21%) XSLT
12 7 (6.31%) jQuery
13 5 (4.50%) Node.js
13 5 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (4.50%) XML
13 5 (4.50%) XML Messaging
14 4 (3.60%) Spring
15 3 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.71%) Algorithms
2 13 (11.71%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) Replication
4 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Linux
2 14 (12.61%) Windows
3 8 (7.21%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.50%) Debian
4 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (2.70%) Unix
6 2 (1.80%) CentOS
6 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.33%) MVC
3 32 (28.83%) Software Engineering
4 26 (23.42%) DevOps
5 23 (20.72%) OO
6 19 (17.12%) Scrum
6 19 (17.12%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (15.32%) SOLID
8 14 (12.61%) Decision-Making
8 14 (12.61%) SDLC
8 14 (12.61%) TDD
8 14 (12.61%) Unit Testing
9 13 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (10.81%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 12 (10.81%) YAGNI
11 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.21%) Migration
12 8 (7.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.55%) C#
2 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
3 40 (36.04%) Java
4 35 (31.53%) T-SQL
5 15 (13.51%) TypeScript
6 12 (10.81%) C++
7 8 (7.21%) Python
8 2 (1.80%) VBA
9 1 (0.90%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) R
9 1 (0.90%) Scala
9 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.60%) MCSA
4 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.80%) MCITP
6 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.51%) Docker
2 5 (4.50%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.01%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.80%) Databricks
3 2 (1.80%) Nasuni
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle
3 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.80%) VMware
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco
4 1 (0.90%) Google
4 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds