Period
to

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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > North East
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 4 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 269 268 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 16.15% 23.06% 12.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.05% 47.18% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 191 255 85
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,600 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +0.96% +4.00%

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 707 568 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 42.44% 48.88% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 556 481 356
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,375 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £55,625
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -5 152 £51,000 +13.33% 40
Durham +4 56 £37,808 -5.48% 6
Cleveland - 49 £40,000 -
Northumberland +1 11 £42,500 +8.97% 2
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 127 (47.21%) Azure
2 97 (36.06%) SQL Server
3 85 (31.60%) .NET
3 85 (31.60%) Docker
4 81 (30.11%) Migration
5 80 (29.74%) Degree
6 73 (27.14%) C#
7 72 (26.77%) Microsoft
7 72 (26.77%) Computer Science
8 70 (26.02%) Linux
9 64 (23.79%) Windows
10 60 (22.30%) ITIL
10 60 (22.30%) HTML
10 60 (22.30%) Software Engineering
11 57 (21.19%) Oracle
11 57 (21.19%) Social Skills
12 55 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
13 54 (20.07%) Mathematics
14 52 (19.33%) Kubernetes
14 52 (19.33%) AWS
15 51 (18.96%) Performance Tuning
15 51 (18.96%) Marketing
15 51 (18.96%) JavaScript
16 50 (18.59%) T-SQL
16 50 (18.59%) Java
17 46 (17.10%) Finance
18 44 (16.36%) Agile
19 43 (15.99%) MVC
20 42 (15.61%) CSS
20 42 (15.61%) Business Intelligence

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 25 (9.29%) Apache
2 11 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) CMS
5 1 (0.37%) Confluence
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.37%) Site Server
Applications
1 26 (9.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (8.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.86%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 127 (47.21%) Azure
2 52 (19.33%) AWS
3 39 (14.50%) Azure DevOps
4 37 (13.75%) Power Platform
5 28 (10.41%) GitHub
6 27 (10.04%) GitHub Actions
7 23 (8.55%) Apigee
8 14 (5.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 12 (4.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 10 (3.72%) Microsoft 365
11 9 (3.35%) GCP
12 8 (2.97%) Power Automate
13 7 (2.60%) SaaS
14 6 (2.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 6 (2.23%) IaaS
15 5 (1.86%) Azure AKS
15 5 (1.86%) Google Analytics
16 4 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
16 4 (1.49%) Amazon EKS
16 4 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.52%) HTTP
2 30 (11.15%) SSL
3 24 (8.92%) LAN
4 23 (8.55%) Firewall
5 4 (1.49%) Skype
6 3 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) Internet
7 1 (0.37%) Intranet
7 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (36.06%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.38%) Power BI
3 34 (12.64%) NoSQL
4 31 (11.52%) Relational Database
5 30 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (10.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (7.06%) RDBMS
8 18 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (5.95%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (5.95%) Oracle Database
9 16 (5.95%) Tableau
10 15 (5.58%) MySQL
10 15 (5.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (5.58%) Oracle Database 12c
10 15 (5.58%) Oracle9i Database
11 11 (4.09%) Data Lake
11 11 (4.09%) Metadata
12 10 (3.72%) Apache Hive
12 10 (3.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (14.13%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.15%) Jenkins
3 23 (8.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.49%) CircleCI
4 4 (1.49%) GitLab
5 3 (1.12%) JIRA
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.74%) Subversion
6 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) git-flow
7 1 (0.37%) Gradle
7 1 (0.37%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.37%) Postman
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
7 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 57 (21.19%) Social Skills
2 55 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (18.96%) Marketing
4 46 (17.10%) Finance
5 25 (9.29%) Manufacturing
6 15 (5.58%) Advertising
7 8 (2.97%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.23%) Retail
9 5 (1.86%) Games
9 5 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.37%) Police
Job Titles
1 58 (21.56%) Developer
2 54 (20.07%) Software Engineer
3 51 (18.96%) Analyst
4 27 (10.04%) DBA
5 23 (8.55%) Unix Scripter
6 22 (8.18%) C# Developer
7 21 (7.81%) Systems Analyst
8 20 (7.43%) Graduate
9 19 (7.06%) Data Engineer
9 19 (7.06%) Development Engineer
9 19 (7.06%) Graduate Development Engineer
9 19 (7.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 19 (7.06%) Software Development Engineer
9 19 (7.06%) SQL Analyst
10 17 (6.32%) Applications Support
11 15 (5.58%) .NET Developer
11 15 (5.58%) Oracle DBA
12 14 (5.20%) Cloud Specialist
12 14 (5.20%) Marketing Specialist
12 14 (5.20%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (31.60%) .NET
2 60 (22.30%) HTML
3 42 (15.61%) CSS
4 36 (13.38%) AngularJS
5 35 (13.01%) ASP.NET
6 30 (11.15%) Angular 2
6 30 (11.15%) Node.js
6 30 (11.15%) Ruby on Rails
7 29 (10.78%) .NET Core
8 25 (9.29%) Kafka
9 9 (3.35%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.35%) React
9 9 (3.35%) Web Services
10 6 (2.23%) RESTful
11 4 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.49%) GraphQL
11 4 (1.49%) SOAP
11 4 (1.49%) YAML
12 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET Core
12 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.29%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (7.06%) Device Driver
3 14 (5.20%) Marketing Technology
4 13 (4.83%) Replication
5 10 (3.72%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.86%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (26.02%) Linux
2 64 (23.79%) Windows
3 26 (9.67%) Unix
4 23 (8.55%) AIX
5 15 (5.58%) Solaris
5 15 (5.58%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.11%) Migration
2 72 (26.77%) Computer Science
3 60 (22.30%) ITIL
3 60 (22.30%) Software Engineering
4 54 (20.07%) Mathematics
5 51 (18.96%) Performance Tuning
6 44 (16.36%) Agile
7 43 (15.99%) MVC
8 42 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (15.61%) CRM
9 39 (14.50%) DevOps
10 37 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (11.90%) CI/CD
12 30 (11.15%) Web Development
13 29 (10.78%) Fintech
14 28 (10.41%) Infrastructure as Code
15 27 (10.04%) Collaborative Working
16 26 (9.67%) Proactive Monitoring
17 25 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.14%) C#
2 51 (18.96%) JavaScript
3 50 (18.59%) Java
3 50 (18.59%) T-SQL
4 34 (12.64%) Go
5 31 (11.52%) Ruby
6 27 (10.04%) Bash
6 27 (10.04%) PL/SQL
7 23 (8.55%) SAPscript
8 22 (8.18%) Python
9 14 (5.20%) C++
10 10 (3.72%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.97%) R
12 7 (2.60%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.23%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.86%) PHP
15 4 (1.49%) Bicep
15 4 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (1.12%) VBA
17 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (29.74%) Degree
2 14 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) HND
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.58%) ISO 9001
2 11 (4.09%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.86%) Accessibility
System Software
1 85 (31.60%) Docker
2 23 (8.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (19.33%) Kubernetes
2 29 (10.78%) Ansible
3 6 (2.23%) Puppet
4 5 (1.86%) MOM
4 5 (1.86%) Terraform
5 2 (0.74%) WSUS
6 1 (0.37%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (26.77%) Microsoft
2 57 (21.19%) Oracle
3 23 (8.55%) SAP
3 23 (8.55%) SolarWinds
4 15 (5.58%) Sun
5 14 (5.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 14 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (4.09%) Databricks
7 8 (2.97%) Google
8 4 (1.49%) Citrix
9 3 (1.12%) Blue Prism
9 3 (1.12%) Mitel
9 3 (1.12%) UiPath
10 2 (0.74%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.37%) Blackboard
11 1 (0.37%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.37%) Ivanti
11 1 (0.37%) Nintex
11 1 (0.37%) Pega
11 1 (0.37%) VMware