Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 106 278 343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 14.06% 22.96% 21.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.84% 42.90% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 97 205 308
Median annual salary £43,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.69% -9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,961 £27,925
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,600 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

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 395 648 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 52.39% 53.51% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 337 443 714
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +14.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,200 £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 13 August 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 13 August 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 -7 77 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Durham -10 26 £36,500 +4.29% 13
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 37 (34.91%) C#
2 36 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 35 (33.02%) Degree
4 33 (31.13%) Java
5 32 (30.19%) JavaScript
5 32 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (27.36%) Azure
6 29 (27.36%) HTML
6 29 (27.36%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (26.42%) Git (software)
8 27 (25.47%) AngularJS
9 26 (24.53%) SQL Server
9 26 (24.53%) MVC
10 24 (22.64%) T-SQL
10 24 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (21.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (19.81%) Mentoring
13 20 (18.87%) DevOps
13 20 (18.87%) Windows
14 19 (17.92%) .NET
14 19 (17.92%) NoSQL
15 18 (16.98%) C++
15 18 (16.98%) Migration
16 17 (16.04%) Web Services
16 17 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (15.09%) Test Automation
17 16 (15.09%) XSLT
17 16 (15.09%) SOA
17 16 (15.09%) Manufacturing
17 16 (15.09%) SDLC

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 5 (4.72%) IIS
2 3 (2.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.94%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (27.36%) Azure
2 13 (12.26%) Power Platform
3 6 (5.66%) AWS
3 6 (5.66%) SaaS
4 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.89%) npm
5 2 (1.89%) Office 365
6 1 (0.94%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.94%) GCP
6 1 (0.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) SSL
2 2 (1.89%) Internet
2 2 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (0.94%) DHCP
3 1 (0.94%) DNS
3 1 (0.94%) SAN
3 1 (0.94%) SSH
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.92%) NoSQL
3 17 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (12.26%) Power BI
6 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.77%) QlikView
10 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.83%) MySQL
10 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 28 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 23 (21.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.55%) Mercurial
3 8 (7.55%) Subversion
4 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (15.09%) Manufacturing
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
3 3 (2.83%) Legal
3 3 (2.83%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.89%) Front Office
4 2 (1.89%) Local Government
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Analyst
1 26 (24.53%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) Architect
3 11 (10.38%) Applications Support
3 11 (10.38%) Software Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Applications Architect
5 8 (7.55%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.55%) DBA
5 8 (7.55%) Java Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) SQL DBA
5 8 (7.55%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (6.60%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Systems Architect
8 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.36%) HTML
2 27 (25.47%) AngularJS
3 19 (17.92%) .NET
4 17 (16.04%) Web Services
5 16 (15.09%) XSLT
6 14 (13.21%) CSS
7 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.55%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.60%) .NET Core
9 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.60%) jQuery
10 6 (5.66%) Entity Framework
10 6 (5.66%) Node.js
11 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (3.77%) RESTful
13 3 (2.83%) CherryPy
13 3 (2.83%) HTML5
13 3 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (2.83%) Spring
13 3 (2.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.36%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.43%) Algorithms
3 9 (8.49%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.72%) Clustering
5 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.89%) Replication
8 1 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.94%) SCADA
8 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Windows
2 13 (12.26%) Linux
2 13 (12.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.83%) Debian
3 3 (2.83%) Unix
3 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (1.89%) CentOS
4 2 (1.89%) Solaris
4 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.53%) MVC
3 24 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (19.81%) Mentoring
5 20 (18.87%) DevOps
6 18 (16.98%) Migration
7 16 (15.09%) SDLC
7 16 (15.09%) SOA
7 16 (15.09%) Technology Roadmap
7 16 (15.09%) Test Automation
8 15 (14.15%) OO
9 13 (12.26%) Software Engineering
10 12 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (10.38%) Decision-Making
12 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (8.49%) Scrum
14 8 (7.55%) ETL
15 7 (6.60%) Analytics
15 7 (6.60%) ITIL
16 6 (5.66%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.91%) C#
2 33 (31.13%) Java
3 32 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 24 (22.64%) T-SQL
5 18 (16.98%) C++
6 6 (5.66%) Python
7 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.77%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.83%) PHP
10 2 (1.89%) R
11 1 (0.94%) C
11 1 (0.94%) Delphi
11 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.94%) Scala
11 1 (0.94%) VB
11 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (33.02%) Degree
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.77%) MCSA
4 3 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.89%) MCITP
6 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.94%) HNC
6 1 (0.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) COBIT
3 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Docker
1 3 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) Tableau
4 3 (2.83%) VMware
5 2 (1.89%) Nasuni
5 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) Northgate
6 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds