Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 358 215 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.18% 17.95% 19.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.70% 33.75% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 296 212 249
North East median annual salary £42,500 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.65% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,764 £26,250 £26,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 925 637 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 54.73% 53.17% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 763 587 698
North East median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,288
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.14% -0.57%
10th Percentile £26,350 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,600 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in the North East.

Salary trend for SQL in the North East

SQL
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the North East over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 +1 310 £45,000 +20.00% 37
Durham -9 38 £35,000 - 16
Northumberland +2 1 - - 2
Teesside - 1 £30,000 -
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 172 (48.04%) C#
2 165 (46.09%) Microsoft
3 149 (41.62%) .NET
4 133 (37.15%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (36.03%) SQL Server
6 121 (33.80%) JavaScript
7 118 (32.96%) MVC
8 117 (32.68%) HTML
9 98 (27.37%) ASP.NET
10 94 (26.26%) Java
11 89 (24.86%) Software Engineering
12 83 (23.18%) Microsoft Azure
13 79 (22.07%) T-SQL
14 78 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 78 (21.79%) Degree
15 74 (20.67%) Amazon AWS
16 72 (20.11%) Git (software)
17 68 (18.99%) AngularJS
17 68 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
18 57 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (15.92%) CSS
18 57 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
19 54 (15.08%) Web Services
19 54 (15.08%) HTML5
20 53 (14.80%) Advertising
21 52 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
22 48 (13.41%) .NET Framework
23 46 (12.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 45 (12.57%) Test Automation
25 44 (12.29%) Oracle

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 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.23%) IIS
3 6 (1.68%) CMS
4 4 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.12%) nginx
5 3 (0.84%) Confluence
5 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.84%) SAS
5 3 (0.84%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (4.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.12%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.56%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 83 (23.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (20.67%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (6.70%) SaaS
4 8 (2.23%) IaaS
4 8 (2.23%) PaaS
5 7 (1.96%) GitHub
6 5 (1.40%) Office 365
7 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.84%) G Suite
8 2 (0.56%) NuGet
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.91%) Firewall
2 12 (3.35%) SMS
2 12 (3.35%) SSL
3 11 (3.07%) DNS
4 9 (2.51%) LAN
5 8 (2.23%) WAN
6 6 (1.68%) DHCP
6 6 (1.68%) HTTP
7 5 (1.40%) Intranet
7 5 (1.40%) NAS
7 5 (1.40%) SAN
8 4 (1.12%) VPN
8 4 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.84%) VLAN
9 3 (0.84%) VoIP
10 2 (0.56%) Internet
10 2 (0.56%) Network Security
10 2 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.56%) VSAN
11 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (36.03%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (9.22%) NoSQL
5 32 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (7.54%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (7.26%) MySQL
8 25 (6.98%) Power BI
9 17 (4.75%) MongoDB
10 16 (4.47%) Big Data
11 11 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (2.79%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (2.23%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (1.68%) QlikView
15 6 (1.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 72 (20.11%) Git (software)
2 52 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (6.98%) Selenium
4 18 (5.03%) Subversion
5 17 (4.75%) Mercurial
6 13 (3.63%) JUnit
6 13 (3.63%) TestNG
6 13 (3.63%) Visual Studio
7 11 (3.07%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.79%) Jasmine
8 10 (2.79%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.79%) Protractor
9 7 (1.96%) Maven
9 7 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.40%) Ant
11 5 (1.40%) JIRA
12 4 (1.12%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.84%) ProC
13 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 53 (14.80%) Advertising
2 26 (7.26%) Manufacturing
3 22 (6.15%) Finance
4 13 (3.63%) Retail
5 6 (1.68%) Games
6 5 (1.40%) Banking
6 5 (1.40%) Marketing
7 2 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 154 (43.02%) Developer
2 49 (13.69%) .NET Developer
3 45 (12.57%) C# Developer
4 38 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (9.50%) Analyst
6 30 (8.38%) Java Developer
6 30 (8.38%) Senior Developer
7 29 (8.10%) Architect
8 27 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 26 (7.26%) Software Developer
10 25 (6.98%) Software Engineer
10 25 (6.98%) SQL Developer
11 24 (6.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (5.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (5.59%) DBA
14 19 (5.31%) Consultant
15 17 (4.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 15 (4.19%) Administrator
17 14 (3.91%) Systems Architect
17 14 (3.91%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (41.62%) .NET
2 117 (32.68%) HTML
3 98 (27.37%) ASP.NET
4 78 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 68 (18.99%) AngularJS
6 57 (15.92%) CSS
7 54 (15.08%) HTML5
7 54 (15.08%) Web Services
8 48 (13.41%) .NET Framework
9 38 (10.61%) Entity Framework
10 34 (9.50%) .NET Core
11 33 (9.22%) Angular 2
12 29 (8.10%) React
13 25 (6.98%) jQuery
13 25 (6.98%) XSLT
14 19 (5.31%) Node.js
15 16 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (4.47%) CSS3
15 16 (4.47%) RESTful
16 13 (3.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.19%) Algorithms
4 15 (4.19%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.07%) Replication
6 10 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.51%) AS400
7 9 (2.51%) iSeries
8 6 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.68%) NHS
9 4 (1.12%) Online Games
10 3 (0.84%) Clustering
10 3 (0.84%) User Experience
11 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.56%) Fintech
11 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.01%) Windows
2 29 (8.10%) Linux
3 21 (5.87%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.35%) Unix
5 6 (1.68%) Android
5 6 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.84%) Solaris
6 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Debian
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (37.15%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (32.96%) MVC
3 89 (24.86%) Software Engineering
4 68 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (12.57%) Test Automation
7 42 (11.73%) TDD
8 40 (11.17%) SDLC
9 39 (10.89%) Scrum
10 33 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (9.22%) OO
11 32 (8.94%) Migration
12 30 (8.38%) Mentoring
13 28 (7.82%) BDD
13 28 (7.82%) SOA
13 28 (7.82%) Web Development
14 25 (6.98%) DevOps
14 25 (6.98%) Unit Testing
15 22 (6.15%) Decision-Making
16 20 (5.59%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 172 (48.04%) C#
2 121 (33.80%) JavaScript
3 94 (26.26%) Java
4 79 (22.07%) T-SQL
5 32 (8.94%) C++
6 19 (5.31%) PowerShell
7 14 (3.91%) Ruby
8 13 (3.63%) PL/SQL
8 13 (3.63%) Python
9 12 (3.35%) PHP
10 9 (2.51%) RPG
10 9 (2.51%) RPG IV
10 9 (2.51%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.23%) VB
12 6 (1.68%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.68%) VBA
13 4 (1.12%) C
13 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.12%) VB6
13 4 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (21.79%) Degree
2 14 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (2.51%) ISEB
4 9 (2.51%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.84%) CISA
6 3 (0.84%) CISSP
6 3 (0.84%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.56%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.28%) CITP
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.10%) QA
2 11 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.40%) SLA
4 3 (0.84%) GDPR
4 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.56%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.28%) GCP
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.68%) Docker
2 6 (1.68%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (0.84%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (1.96%) HAProxy
1 7 (1.96%) Puppet
2 5 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.12%) Ansible
3 4 (1.12%) Terraform
3 4 (1.12%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.84%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.84%) Nagios
4 3 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.84%) SCCM
4 3 (0.84%) SCOM
5 2 (0.56%) Consul
5 2 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.56%) Grafana
5 2 (0.56%) Kibana
5 2 (0.56%) logstash
5 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.56%) QRadar
5 2 (0.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 165 (46.09%) Microsoft
2 44 (12.29%) Oracle
3 34 (9.50%) Xamarin
4 13 (3.63%) VMware
5 9 (2.51%) IBM
6 8 (2.23%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.96%) Symantec
8 6 (1.68%) Infor
8 6 (1.68%) Sage
8 6 (1.68%) Tableau
9 5 (1.40%) Epicor
9 5 (1.40%) IFS
9 5 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.12%) Google
10 4 (1.12%) SAP
11 3 (0.84%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.84%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.84%) Juniper
11 3 (0.84%) Mitel
11 3 (0.84%) NetApp