Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 258 310 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.86% 20.89% 19.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.82% 38.22% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 196 262 215
North East median annual salary £41,647 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.01% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,750 £60,000 £54,600
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 617 811 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 52.29% 54.65% 49.78%
Number of salaries quoted 416 654 515
North East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,850
90th Percentile £61,000 £60,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +2 196 £42,885 -4.17% 45
Durham +7 60 £37,250 +6.43% 24
Northumberland +1 1 £35,000 - 3
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 85 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 79 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (28.68%) Oracle
4 71 (27.52%) SQL Server
5 64 (24.81%) Mentoring
6 63 (24.42%) Java
6 63 (24.42%) .NET
7 62 (24.03%) C#
8 59 (22.87%) JavaScript
9 55 (21.32%) Azure
10 50 (19.38%) Problem-Solving
11 49 (18.99%) Git (software)
12 47 (18.22%) T-SQL
12 47 (18.22%) ITIL
13 45 (17.44%) Windows
14 43 (16.67%) Linux
14 43 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (15.89%) Analytics
15 41 (15.89%) Software Engineering
15 41 (15.89%) MVC
16 40 (15.50%) Coaching
17 38 (14.73%) Business Intelligence
18 36 (13.95%) Degree
19 30 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
19 30 (11.63%) Visualisation
19 30 (11.63%) HTML
20 29 (11.24%) ETL
20 29 (11.24%) Finance
21 28 (10.85%) ASP.NET
21 28 (10.85%) Big Data

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 17 (6.59%) IIS
2 14 (5.43%) Apache
2 14 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.26%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.88%) Confluence
5 7 (2.71%) WordPress
6 2 (0.78%) nginx
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Maximo
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.39%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 55 (21.32%) Azure
2 26 (10.08%) AWS
3 22 (8.53%) Power Platform
4 11 (4.26%) SaaS
5 10 (3.88%) Sage Pay
6 7 (2.71%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (2.71%) Office 365
6 7 (2.71%) PaaS
7 5 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.16%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.78%) IaaS
9 2 (0.78%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.39%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.43%) LAN
2 12 (4.65%) Firewall
3 8 (3.10%) Intranet
4 6 (2.33%) SSL
4 6 (2.33%) WAN
5 3 (1.16%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.16%) DNS
5 3 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.16%) Network Security
5 3 (1.16%) SAN
5 3 (1.16%) SSH
6 1 (0.39%) IPsec
6 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.39%) NAS
6 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (27.52%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.85%) Big Data
3 27 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (8.14%) Power BI
5 20 (7.75%) NoSQL
6 19 (7.36%) Data Lake
7 17 (6.59%) MySQL
8 16 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (6.20%) Relational Database
9 15 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (5.04%) Hadoop
10 13 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (4.65%) MongoDB
12 9 (3.49%) Oracle Database
12 9 (3.49%) Sqoop
13 8 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (2.71%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (2.71%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.94%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 49 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.04%) JIRA
4 11 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.88%) IntelliJ
6 8 (3.10%) ERwin
7 6 (2.33%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.94%) Selenium
8 5 (1.94%) Subversion
9 4 (1.55%) HP UFT
9 4 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.16%) CMake
10 3 (1.16%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.16%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 29 (11.24%) Finance
2 20 (7.75%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.49%) Legal
4 6 (2.33%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.94%) Publishing
6 4 (1.55%) Electronics
6 4 (1.55%) Local Government
7 3 (1.16%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Law
8 2 (0.78%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (27.13%) Analyst
2 68 (26.36%) Developer
3 30 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 29 (11.24%) Architect
5 24 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 21 (8.14%) C# Developer
7 20 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (7.75%) Systems Analyst
8 18 (6.98%) Data Analyst
9 17 (6.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (6.20%) Applications Architect
10 16 (6.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.20%) Java Engineer
10 16 (6.20%) Java Software Engineer
10 16 (6.20%) SQL Analyst
11 15 (5.81%) Support Analyst
12 14 (5.43%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.43%) SQL Developer
13 13 (5.04%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.42%) .NET
2 30 (11.63%) HTML
3 28 (10.85%) ASP.NET
4 25 (9.69%) Web Services
5 23 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (8.53%) CSS
7 21 (8.14%) AngularJS
8 18 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (6.20%) XSLT
10 11 (4.26%) ASP.NET Core
11 10 (3.88%) CSS3
12 9 (3.49%) Kafka
12 9 (3.49%) XML
13 7 (2.71%) RESTful
14 6 (2.33%) Node.js
14 6 (2.33%) Swagger
15 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (1.94%) SOAP
15 5 (1.94%) WPF
16 4 (1.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.10%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.33%) NHS
4 6 (2.33%) Podcast
5 5 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.55%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.55%) CMDB
6 4 (1.55%) VLE
7 3 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.16%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.16%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.39%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Replication
9 1 (0.39%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.44%) Windows
2 43 (16.67%) Linux
3 27 (10.47%) Unix
4 15 (5.81%) AIX
5 13 (5.04%) HPUX
6 11 (4.26%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.55%) Android
8 4 (1.55%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (24.81%) Mentoring
3 50 (19.38%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (18.22%) ITIL
5 41 (15.89%) Analytics
5 41 (15.89%) MVC
5 41 (15.89%) Software Engineering
6 40 (15.50%) Coaching
7 38 (14.73%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (11.63%) Visualisation
9 29 (11.24%) ETL
10 27 (10.47%) Migration
10 27 (10.47%) Technology Roadmap
11 24 (9.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 24 (9.30%) TDD
12 22 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (7.75%) Data Modelling
14 18 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (6.59%) Data Visualisation
15 17 (6.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (24.42%) Java
2 62 (24.03%) C#
3 59 (22.87%) JavaScript
4 47 (18.22%) T-SQL
5 24 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 18 (6.98%) C++
7 17 (6.59%) Perl
8 16 (6.20%) VBA
9 10 (3.88%) Python
10 9 (3.49%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.94%) Scala
12 4 (1.55%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.55%) VB
13 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.78%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.78%) Go
14 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.78%) Ruby
14 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (13.95%) Degree
2 10 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.94%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) MCSA
5 3 (1.16%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CCNA
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.39%) MCP
6 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.14%) QA
2 9 (3.49%) SLA
3 4 (1.55%) GDPR
4 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.94%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.16%) HDFS
2 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.78%) Docker
4 1 (0.39%) RACF
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.94%) Terraform
2 2 (0.78%) Ansible
2 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.78%) Oozie
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) SCOM
3 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 74 (28.68%) Oracle
3 13 (5.04%) Informatica
3 13 (5.04%) SolarWinds
4 11 (4.26%) Cloudera
5 10 (3.88%) Sage
6 8 (3.10%) iManage
6 8 (3.10%) Tableau
7 7 (2.71%) Databricks
7 7 (2.71%) Remedy
8 6 (2.33%) VMware
9 4 (1.55%) Blackboard
9 4 (1.55%) Cisco
9 4 (1.55%) Talend
10 3 (1.16%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.16%) Dell
10 3 (1.16%) HP
10 3 (1.16%) Juniper
10 3 (1.16%) McAfee
10 3 (1.16%) SAP