Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 6279 7275 9149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.72% 20.53% 21.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.95% 39.46% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5663 6587 8278
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16121 18437 21014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.76% 52.02% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14001 16290 18217
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the South East

SQL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SQL in the South East

SQL
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in the South East

SQL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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
Thames Valley 0 2309 £42,500 -4.49% 193
Hampshire -1 1320 £40,000 +3.90% 94
Surrey -1 1293 £47,500 +5.56% 81
Berkshire +1 1129 £45,000 - 89
Buckinghamshire +3 685 £41,000 +2.50% 45
West Sussex -1 535 £42,500 - 33
Oxfordshire -2 505 £43,250 -3.89% 59
East Sussex -3 455 £45,000 +7.14% 36
Kent +4 292 £36,750 -5.77% 21
Middlesex -6 23 £40,000 - 4
M4 Corridor - 12 £50,000 -
Home Counties +8 10 £43,500 -27.50%
Sussex 0 10 £70,000 +69.70% 3
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL.

1 2448 (38.99%) C#
2 2375 (37.82%) .NET
3 2271 (36.17%) SQL Server
4 2074 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
5 2027 (32.28%) JavaScript
6 1691 (26.93%) HTML
7 1678 (26.72%) Microsoft
8 1469 (23.40%) CSS
9 1413 (22.50%) MVC
10 1357 (21.61%) ASP.NET
11 1258 (20.04%) Windows
12 1247 (19.86%) Java
13 1121 (17.85%) Finance
14 1017 (16.20%) Oracle
15 1012 (16.12%) T-SQL
16 917 (14.60%) Degree
17 864 (13.76%) jQuery
18 854 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
19 847 (13.49%) Web Services
20 827 (13.17%) Linux
21 763 (12.15%) AngularJS
22 731 (11.64%) XML
23 718 (11.43%) Scrum
24 714 (11.37%) TDD
25 644 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
26 633 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
27 630 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
28 603 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 602 (9.59%) Web Development
30 600 (9.56%) Software Engineering

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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
1 427 (6.80%) IIS
2 240 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 161 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 145 (2.31%) Apache
5 126 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
6 121 (1.93%) Tomcat
7 92 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 91 (1.45%) Apache Spark
9 84 (1.34%) CMS
10 76 (1.21%) SAS
11 75 (1.19%) Confluence
12 74 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
13 71 (1.13%) JBoss
14 69 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
15 57 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 49 (0.78%) WebLogic
17 37 (0.59%) NServiceBus
18 31 (0.49%) Skype for Business
19 28 (0.45%) Drupal
20 25 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 417 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 272 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
3 110 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 103 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.048%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.032%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.032%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.032%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.016%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.016%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 101 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 22 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 20 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
8 18 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
9 17 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
10 13 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 13 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
10 13 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 13 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
11 12 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 12 (0.19%) Exstream
11 12 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
12 11 (0.18%) NetSuite
13 10 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.16%) Sage X3
13 10 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 633 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 352 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 271 (4.32%) SaaS
4 138 (2.20%) Office 365
5 70 (1.11%) PaaS
6 67 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 66 (1.05%) GitHub
8 59 (0.94%) IaaS
9 39 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 36 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
11 35 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
12 24 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
12 24 (0.38%) Google Analytics
13 23 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
14 21 (0.33%) OpenShift
15 19 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (0.30%) npm
16 11 (0.18%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.18%) Force.com
17 10 (0.16%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 194 (3.09%) Firewall
2 190 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 170 (2.71%) DNS
4 160 (2.55%) Internet
5 142 (2.26%) HTTP
6 76 (1.21%) SAN
7 57 (0.91%) DHCP
8 56 (0.89%) WAN
9 55 (0.88%) SSL
10 53 (0.84%) LAN
11 49 (0.78%) VPN
12 48 (0.76%) Intranet
13 37 (0.59%) Network Security
13 37 (0.59%) VLAN
14 35 (0.56%) AMQP
15 34 (0.54%) Skype
16 31 (0.49%) SMTP
16 31 (0.49%) Wireless
17 27 (0.43%) VoIP
18 24 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2271 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 603 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 597 (9.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 473 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 461 (7.34%) MySQL
6 419 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 366 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
8 334 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 271 (4.32%) Oracle Database
10 269 (4.28%) Big Data
11 252 (4.01%) Power BI
12 228 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 225 (3.58%) MongoDB
14 201 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
15 169 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
16 147 (2.34%) RDBMS
17 143 (2.28%) Hadoop
18 122 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
19 108 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
20 103 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 516 (8.22%) Visual Studio
2 432 (6.88%) Git (software)
3 327 (5.21%) JIRA
4 293 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 276 (4.40%) Selenium
6 238 (3.79%) Subversion
7 237 (3.77%) Jenkins
8 189 (3.01%) NUnit
9 181 (2.88%) Maven
10 137 (2.18%) JUnit
11 97 (1.54%) WebDriver
12 93 (1.48%) Cucumber
13 74 (1.18%) Eclipse
14 70 (1.11%) SoapUI
15 66 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
16 63 (1.00%) HP UFT
17 60 (0.96%) Moq
18 54 (0.86%) JMeter
19 49 (0.78%) SpecFlow
20 48 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1121 (17.85%) Finance
2 277 (4.41%) Marketing
3 266 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 255 (4.06%) Retail
5 186 (2.96%) Manufacturing
6 146 (2.33%) Electronics
7 124 (1.97%) Banking
8 108 (1.72%) Back Office
9 96 (1.53%) Advertising
10 75 (1.19%) German Language
11 74 (1.18%) Games
12 69 (1.10%) Publishing
13 64 (1.02%) Automotive
14 54 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 45 (0.72%) French Language
16 44 (0.70%) Front Office
17 40 (0.64%) Legal
18 29 (0.46%) Italian Language
19 28 (0.45%) Law
20 26 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3250 (51.76%) Developer
2 1148 (18.28%) .NET Developer
3 1054 (16.79%) C# Developer
4 926 (14.75%) Analyst
5 722 (11.50%) Software Developer
6 707 (11.26%) SQL Developer
7 688 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 541 (8.62%) Senior Developer
9 463 (7.37%) Java Developer
10 383 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
11 334 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 310 (4.94%) C# Software Developer
13 290 (4.62%) Applications Support
14 274 (4.36%) Junior
15 266 (4.24%) Support Analyst
16 261 (4.16%) .NET Software Developer
17 246 (3.92%) DBA
18 240 (3.82%) Support Engineer
19 239 (3.81%) SQL Analyst
20 235 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2375 (37.82%) .NET
2 1691 (26.93%) HTML
3 1469 (23.40%) CSS
4 1357 (21.61%) ASP.NET
5 864 (13.76%) jQuery
6 847 (13.49%) Web Services
7 763 (12.15%) AngularJS
8 731 (11.64%) XML
9 644 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 568 (9.05%) .NET Framework
11 420 (6.69%) WCF
12 406 (6.47%) HTML5
13 402 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 381 (6.07%) Spring
15 377 (6.00%) REST
16 336 (5.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 301 (4.79%) SOAP
18 295 (4.70%) RESTful
19 264 (4.20%) Ajax
20 262 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 630 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 534 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 237 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 166 (2.64%) Clustering
5 139 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 129 (2.05%) User Experience
7 120 (1.91%) Client/Server
8 109 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 106 (1.69%) Fintech
10 100 (1.59%) Management Information System
11 99 (1.58%) Replication
12 92 (1.47%) Data Centre
13 90 (1.43%) Algorithms
14 60 (0.96%) N-Tier
15 49 (0.78%) Data Structures
16 38 (0.61%) iPad
17 31 (0.49%) Driving Licence
18 28 (0.45%) W3C
19 26 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
20 25 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1258 (20.04%) Windows
2 827 (13.17%) Linux
3 502 (7.99%) Windows Server
4 409 (6.51%) Unix
5 188 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 167 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 101 (1.61%) Android
8 97 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 78 (1.24%) Windows 10
10 75 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 60 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 50 (0.80%) AIX
13 47 (0.75%) CentOS
14 42 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 40 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 39 (0.62%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.16%) Debian
17 10 (0.16%) zOS
18 8 (0.13%) Solaris
19 7 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2074 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1413 (22.50%) MVC
3 854 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
4 718 (11.43%) Scrum
5 714 (11.37%) TDD
6 602 (9.59%) Web Development
7 600 (9.56%) Software Engineering
8 534 (8.50%) Test Automation
9 510 (8.12%) OO
10 502 (7.99%) SDLC
11 464 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
12 426 (6.78%) Unit Testing
13 376 (5.99%) ITIL
14 323 (5.14%) Mentoring
15 321 (5.11%) ETL
16 279 (4.44%) CRM
17 275 (4.38%) Data Modelling
18 274 (4.36%) Analytics
19 258 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
20 254 (4.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2448 (38.99%) C#
2 2027 (32.28%) JavaScript
3 1247 (19.86%) Java
4 1012 (16.12%) T-SQL
5 568 (9.05%) Python
6 398 (6.34%) PL/SQL
7 364 (5.80%) VB.NET
8 362 (5.77%) PHP
9 357 (5.69%) C++
10 253 (4.03%) PowerShell
11 245 (3.90%) C
12 174 (2.77%) VB
13 158 (2.52%) Ruby
14 148 (2.36%) Bash Shell
15 123 (1.96%) Perl
16 119 (1.90%) R
17 113 (1.80%) Shell Script
18 111 (1.77%) VBA
19 96 (1.53%) Scala
20 59 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 917 (14.60%) Degree
2 229 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 174 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 147 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 101 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 75 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 75 (1.19%) MCSE
7 65 (1.04%) ISEB
8 60 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 58 (0.92%) CCNA
9 58 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
10 52 (0.83%) MCSA
11 38 (0.61%) MCP
12 33 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 27 (0.43%) Master's Degree
13 27 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 24 (0.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 21 (0.33%) DV Cleared
16 20 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
17 19 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 341 (5.43%) QA
2 176 (2.80%) SLA
3 100 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 45 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 40 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.37%) PMO
7 16 (0.25%) GDPR
8 13 (0.21%) GCP
9 12 (0.19%) GAAP
10 11 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 9 (0.14%) GxP
12 8 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.064%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 4 (0.064%) HL7
14 4 (0.064%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.032%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.032%) TickIT
16 1 (0.016%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 366 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 181 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (2.61%) Docker
4 142 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 67 (1.07%) vSphere
6 59 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (0.76%) XenApp
8 33 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
9 27 (0.43%) KVM
9 27 (0.43%) XenDesktop
10 20 (0.32%) VirtualBox
10 20 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
11 19 (0.30%) Apache Flume
11 19 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 14 (0.22%) HDFS
13 12 (0.19%) XenServer
14 11 (0.18%) MetaFrame
14 11 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (0.18%) Xen
15 8 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 86 (1.37%) Puppet
1 86 (1.37%) SCCM
2 79 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (0.76%) Ansible
4 41 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 40 (0.64%) Backup Exec
6 36 (0.57%) SCOM
7 34 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 34 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 32 (0.51%) Kubernetes
9 30 (0.48%) WSUS
10 29 (0.46%) vCenter Server
11 24 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 24 (0.38%) ZABBIX
12 23 (0.37%) SCVMM
12 23 (0.37%) Terraform
13 18 (0.29%) Nagios
14 17 (0.27%) Tivoli
15 16 (0.25%) Data Guard
15 16 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1678 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 1017 (16.20%) Oracle
3 331 (5.27%) VMware
4 256 (4.08%) SAP
5 147 (2.34%) HP
6 139 (2.21%) Cisco
7 138 (2.20%) Tableau
8 117 (1.86%) Citrix
9 92 (1.47%) IBM
10 85 (1.35%) Cognos
11 69 (1.10%) Google
12 64 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 61 (0.97%) Zend
14 53 (0.84%) Xamarin
15 51 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
16 43 (0.68%) F5
16 43 (0.68%) Symantec
17 38 (0.61%) Atlassian
18 36 (0.57%) Forcepoint
19 35 (0.56%) Juniper