Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 152 188 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 16.36% 14.71% 19.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.52% 33.10% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 168 144 242
Median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -12.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £28,500 £22,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £57,603 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 498 568 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 53.61% 44.44% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 444 430 539
Median annual salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.61% -2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £60,050
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +3 107 £50,000 +17.65% 36
Durham +4 39 £38,000 +5.56% 8
Northumberland -1 1 - - 1
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 76 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (38.82%) C#
3 53 (34.87%) .NET
4 44 (28.95%) Azure
5 43 (28.29%) JavaScript
6 41 (26.97%) Software Engineering
7 38 (25.00%) Java
7 38 (25.00%) Linux
8 37 (24.34%) T-SQL
8 37 (24.34%) Microsoft
9 36 (23.68%) MVC
10 35 (23.03%) NoSQL
10 35 (23.03%) AngularJS
11 32 (21.05%) DevOps
12 30 (19.74%) AWS
13 29 (19.08%) ASP.NET
14 27 (17.76%) SQL Server
14 27 (17.76%) Finance
14 27 (17.76%) Scrum
15 26 (17.11%) .NET Core
16 25 (16.45%) OO
17 24 (15.79%) HTML
18 23 (15.13%) RESTful
18 23 (15.13%) Jenkins
19 22 (14.47%) Windows
20 21 (13.82%) Docker
21 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
22 19 (12.50%) Git (software)
22 19 (12.50%) CSS
22 19 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

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 12 (7.89%) Confluence
2 6 (3.95%) IIS
3 4 (2.63%) Apache
4 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.32%) nginx
5 2 (1.32%) WordPress
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 44 (28.95%) Azure
2 30 (19.74%) AWS
3 12 (7.89%) Power Platform
4 9 (5.92%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (5.26%) Office 365
6 5 (3.29%) Serverless
7 3 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.97%) Logic Apps
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.32%) PaaS
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.66%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.66%) GCP
9 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.66%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.55%) Firewall
1 13 (8.55%) VPN
2 12 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.95%) LAN
3 6 (3.95%) WAN
4 4 (2.63%) SSL
5 2 (1.32%) DNS
5 2 (1.32%) VLAN
6 1 (0.66%) DHCP
6 1 (0.66%) Internet
6 1 (0.66%) Network Security
6 1 (0.66%) SAN
6 1 (0.66%) SSH
6 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.03%) NoSQL
2 27 (17.76%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (7.24%) Power BI
6 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (3.29%) Big Data
9 4 (2.63%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (2.63%) Redis
10 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.97%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.32%) DTS
11 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (15.13%) Jenkins
2 19 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (8.55%) JIRA
5 12 (7.89%) Bitbucket
6 9 (5.92%) JUnit
6 9 (5.92%) Maven
7 6 (3.95%) Mercurial
7 6 (3.95%) Subversion
8 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.32%) Selenium
10 1 (0.66%) JMeter
10 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (17.76%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Games
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Police
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (53.29%) Developer
2 25 (16.45%) C# Developer
3 19 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.21%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.21%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.89%) Administrator
5 12 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.24%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (7.24%) IT Engineer
6 11 (7.24%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (7.24%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) Analyst
7 10 (6.58%) DBA
8 8 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.61%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Architect
10 6 (3.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (34.87%) .NET
2 35 (23.03%) AngularJS
3 29 (19.08%) ASP.NET
4 26 (17.11%) .NET Core
5 24 (15.79%) HTML
6 23 (15.13%) RESTful
7 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (12.50%) CSS
9 13 (8.55%) .NET Framework
10 12 (7.89%) Spring
11 11 (7.24%) REST
11 11 (7.24%) Web Services
12 10 (6.58%) Spring Boot
12 10 (6.58%) XML
13 7 (4.61%) Entity Framework
13 7 (4.61%) Node.js
14 4 (2.63%) React
14 4 (2.63%) XML Messaging
15 3 (1.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.95%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.95%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.97%) Replication
5 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.32%) Social Media
5 2 (1.32%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.00%) Linux
2 22 (14.47%) Windows
3 7 (4.61%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.29%) Debian
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.32%) Unix
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.97%) Software Engineering
3 36 (23.68%) MVC
4 32 (21.05%) DevOps
5 27 (17.76%) Scrum
6 25 (16.45%) OO
7 19 (12.50%) SOLID
8 18 (11.84%) Microservices
8 18 (11.84%) TDD
9 16 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (9.87%) Test Automation
11 14 (9.21%) Unit Testing
12 13 (8.55%) Data Protection
12 13 (8.55%) ETL
13 12 (7.89%) OOP
14 11 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (7.24%) Data Extraction
14 11 (7.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 11 (7.24%) YAGNI
15 9 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.82%) C#
2 43 (28.29%) JavaScript
3 38 (25.00%) Java
4 37 (24.34%) T-SQL
5 18 (11.84%) TypeScript
6 7 (4.61%) Python
7 5 (3.29%) C++
8 4 (2.63%) Scala
9 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.97%) PHP
9 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.32%) VBA
11 1 (0.66%) Perl
11 1 (0.66%) R
11 1 (0.66%) sed
11 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (9.87%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.32%) MCITP
3 2 (1.32%) MCSA
4 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) QA
2 4 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (13.82%) Docker
2 10 (6.58%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Ansible
1 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.32%) Terraform
2 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (24.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.53%) Oracle
3 12 (7.89%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.95%) SonicWALL
5 3 (1.97%) Databricks
5 3 (1.97%) Informatica
6 2 (1.32%) Adobe
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco
6 2 (1.32%) CloudEndure
6 2 (1.32%) Google
6 2 (1.32%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.66%) Apple
7 1 (0.66%) Nasuni
7 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.66%) VMware
7 1 (0.66%) Zend