Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 6,022 6,845 7,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.06% 22.35% 20.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.35% 39.56% 39.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5,356 6,228 6,472
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 16,123 17,303 18,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.38% 56.49% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13,991 15,087 16,034
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.45% +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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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
Thames Valley 0 2,415 £47,000 +10.59% 332
Hampshire 0 1,443 £42,500 +6.25% 181
Berkshire -1 1,185 £50,000 +16.96% 158
Surrey -2 1,003 £50,000 +5.26% 133
Buckinghamshire +1 708 £42,500 +6.25% 104
Oxfordshire 0 524 £47,500 +5.56% 70
West Sussex +1 497 £42,500 - 46
East Sussex -5 378 £45,000 - 37
Kent -1 242 £37,500 -6.25% 82
Middlesex 0 19 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Sussex +2 7 £45,000 -35.71%
Home Counties +1 7 £35,000 -19.54%
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL.

1 2,309 (38.34%) C#
2 2,143 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 2,063 (34.26%) .NET
4 1,894 (31.45%) SQL Server
5 1,741 (28.91%) JavaScript
6 1,490 (24.74%) Microsoft
7 1,323 (21.97%) HTML
8 1,184 (19.66%) Java
9 1,132 (18.80%) MVC
10 1,120 (18.60%) CSS
11 1,065 (17.69%) ASP.NET
12 933 (15.49%) T-SQL
13 905 (15.03%) Oracle
13 905 (15.03%) Windows
14 892 (14.81%) Degree
15 874 (14.51%) Finance
16 846 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
17 840 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
18 810 (13.45%) Linux
19 749 (12.44%) AngularJS
20 712 (11.82%) Python
21 710 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
22 689 (11.44%) Web Services
22 689 (11.44%) TDD
23 681 (11.31%) Scrum
24 667 (11.08%) Git (software)
25 658 (10.93%) Software Engineering
26 573 (9.52%) XML
27 548 (9.10%) jQuery
28 544 (9.03%) Test Automation

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
1 379 (6.29%) IIS
2 172 (2.86%) Apache
2 172 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 140 (2.32%) Confluence
4 113 (1.88%) Apache Spark
5 111 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
6 96 (1.59%) SAS
7 91 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 90 (1.49%) CMS
9 66 (1.10%) Umbraco
10 63 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 62 (1.03%) JBoss
12 58 (0.96%) MS Exchange
13 57 (0.95%) WebLogic
14 43 (0.71%) OpenStack
15 39 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
16 37 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 29 (0.48%) WebSphere
18 28 (0.46%) Skype for Business
18 28 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 285 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 149 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 13 (0.22%) SPSS
7 10 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.066%) Doxygen
10 4 (0.066%) EngageOne
11 3 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.033%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.017%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.017%) InVision
13 1 (0.017%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 90 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 50 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 41 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 25 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
7 24 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
8 20 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
9 17 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
10 16 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
11 15 (0.25%) NetSuite
12 14 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
12 14 (0.23%) SAP Business One
13 13 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
14 12 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
14 12 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
14 12 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
15 11 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
15 11 (0.18%) SAP ERP
16 9 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 840 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 524 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 161 (2.67%) SaaS
4 157 (2.61%) Office 365
5 117 (1.94%) PaaS
6 87 (1.44%) GitHub
7 84 (1.39%) IaaS
8 65 (1.08%) Serverless
9 51 (0.85%) Google Analytics
10 49 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
11 43 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
12 41 (0.68%) Amazon S3
13 38 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
14 37 (0.61%) OpenShift
15 35 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
16 31 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
17 29 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
18 28 (0.46%) Azure Functions
19 27 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
20 26 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 134 (2.23%) Internet
2 124 (2.06%) Firewall
3 122 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 92 (1.53%) DNS
5 51 (0.85%) VLAN
6 48 (0.80%) SAN
7 47 (0.78%) VPN
8 43 (0.71%) LAN
9 41 (0.68%) Network Security
9 41 (0.68%) WAN
10 37 (0.61%) HTTP
10 37 (0.61%) VoIP
11 34 (0.56%) DHCP
12 32 (0.53%) SSL
13 28 (0.46%) Skype
14 21 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (0.33%) Intranet
16 19 (0.32%) HTTPS
16 19 (0.32%) NAS
17 18 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,894 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 522 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 508 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 443 (7.36%) Relational Database
5 413 (6.86%) MySQL
6 404 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
7 332 (5.51%) NoSQL
8 298 (4.95%) Power BI
9 263 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 248 (4.12%) Big Data
11 228 (3.79%) Oracle Database
12 203 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
13 191 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 157 (2.61%) RDBMS
15 154 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 153 (2.54%) MongoDB
17 147 (2.44%) Hadoop
18 112 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
19 101 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
20 88 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 667 (11.08%) Git (software)
2 465 (7.72%) Visual Studio
3 330 (5.48%) JIRA
4 323 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 287 (4.77%) Jenkins
6 188 (3.12%) Selenium
7 136 (2.26%) Subversion
8 101 (1.68%) JUnit
9 92 (1.53%) Maven
10 83 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
10 83 (1.38%) TeamCity
11 82 (1.36%) SoapUI
12 73 (1.21%) Eclipse
12 73 (1.21%) NUnit
13 67 (1.11%) Cucumber
14 59 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
15 57 (0.95%) Vagrant
16 56 (0.93%) Bitbucket
17 55 (0.91%) WebDriver
18 50 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 874 (14.51%) Finance
2 309 (5.13%) Retail
3 191 (3.17%) Marketing
4 168 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 129 (2.14%) Advertising
6 119 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 102 (1.69%) Banking
8 69 (1.15%) Games
9 61 (1.01%) Back Office
10 54 (0.90%) French Language
11 48 (0.80%) Automotive
11 48 (0.80%) German Language
12 45 (0.75%) Electronics
13 29 (0.48%) Legal
14 27 (0.45%) Italian Language
15 23 (0.38%) Spanish Language
16 22 (0.37%) Billing
16 22 (0.37%) Publishing
17 18 (0.30%) Law
18 14 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,876 (47.76%) Developer
2 886 (14.71%) .NET Developer
3 837 (13.90%) Analyst
4 812 (13.48%) C# Developer
5 603 (10.01%) Software Developer
6 517 (8.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 485 (8.05%) SQL Developer
8 465 (7.72%) Senior Developer
9 338 (5.61%) Java Developer
10 311 (5.16%) DBA
11 304 (5.05%) Software Engineer
12 275 (4.57%) ASP.NET Developer
13 256 (4.25%) C# Software Developer
14 249 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 248 (4.12%) SQL DBA
16 242 (4.02%) Support Analyst
17 228 (3.79%) Applications Support
18 216 (3.59%) Junior
19 205 (3.40%) Architect
20 194 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,063 (34.26%) .NET
2 1,323 (21.97%) HTML
3 1,120 (18.60%) CSS
4 1,065 (17.69%) ASP.NET
5 749 (12.44%) AngularJS
6 689 (11.44%) Web Services
7 573 (9.52%) XML
8 548 (9.10%) jQuery
9 479 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 399 (6.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 396 (6.58%) WCF
12 387 (6.43%) .NET Framework
13 366 (6.08%) HTML5
14 365 (6.06%) REST
15 341 (5.66%) RESTful
16 319 (5.30%) Spring
17 265 (4.40%) SOAP
18 256 (4.25%) JSON
19 245 (4.07%) WPF
20 241 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 535 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 489 (8.12%) Computer Science
3 244 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
4 205 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
5 181 (3.01%) User Experience
6 164 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 163 (2.71%) Mobile App
8 158 (2.62%) Fintech
9 150 (2.49%) Management Information System
10 134 (2.23%) Algorithms
11 90 (1.49%) Clustering
12 76 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 74 (1.23%) Data Centre
14 69 (1.15%) Replication
15 62 (1.03%) Social Network
16 59 (0.98%) Public Cloud
17 54 (0.90%) Data Structures
18 51 (0.85%) Virtual Team
19 47 (0.78%) N-Tier
20 45 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 905 (15.03%) Windows
2 810 (13.45%) Linux
3 395 (6.56%) Unix
4 349 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 151 (2.51%) Apple iOS
6 116 (1.93%) Android
7 104 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 103 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 99 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 87 (1.44%) Windows 7
11 69 (1.15%) Windows 10
12 40 (0.66%) CentOS
13 38 (0.63%) AIX
14 35 (0.58%) Windows 8
15 26 (0.43%) Solaris
16 25 (0.42%) Ubuntu
17 16 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (0.25%) Windows XP
19 10 (0.17%) VMS
20 5 (0.083%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,143 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1,132 (18.80%) MVC
3 846 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
4 710 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
5 689 (11.44%) TDD
6 681 (11.31%) Scrum
7 658 (10.93%) Software Engineering
8 544 (9.03%) Test Automation
9 489 (8.12%) SDLC
10 483 (8.02%) OO
11 416 (6.91%) Analytics
12 396 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
13 363 (6.03%) Web Development
14 353 (5.86%) DevOps
15 350 (5.81%) Unit Testing
16 336 (5.58%) ETL
17 313 (5.20%) Mentoring
18 293 (4.87%) ITIL
19 286 (4.75%) Data Modelling
20 273 (4.53%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2,309 (38.34%) C#
2 1,741 (28.91%) JavaScript
3 1,184 (19.66%) Java
4 933 (15.49%) T-SQL
5 712 (11.82%) Python
6 407 (6.76%) PL/SQL
7 390 (6.48%) C++
8 257 (4.27%) PHP
9 243 (4.04%) C
10 234 (3.89%) PowerShell
11 160 (2.66%) VB.NET
12 152 (2.52%) R
13 149 (2.47%) Shell Script
14 111 (1.84%) Java 8
15 110 (1.83%) Ruby
16 108 (1.79%) TypeScript
17 100 (1.66%) Bash Shell
17 100 (1.66%) VB
18 90 (1.49%) Perl
19 70 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 892 (14.81%) Degree
2 247 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 191 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 109 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 84 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 72 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 68 (1.13%) ISEB
8 60 (1.00%) MCSE
9 45 (0.75%) MCSA
10 39 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 37 (0.61%) DV Cleared
12 29 (0.48%) Master's Degree
13 27 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (0.40%) PhD
15 21 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 20 (0.33%) CCNA
17 17 (0.28%) MCP
18 13 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 13 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 405 (6.73%) QA
2 105 (1.74%) SLA
3 80 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.48%) GDPR
5 26 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.37%) PMO
7 9 (0.15%) DICOM
8 8 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.100%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.100%) WAI
10 5 (0.083%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.050%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.050%) WCAG
13 2 (0.033%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.033%) ISO 26262
13 2 (0.033%) JTAG
13 2 (0.033%) MISRA
System Software
1 306 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 284 (4.72%) Docker
3 171 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 104 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 49 (0.81%) vSphere
6 35 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 27 (0.45%) VirtualBox
9 17 (0.28%) XenApp
10 15 (0.25%) HDFS
10 15 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.18%) LXC
14 10 (0.17%) KVM
14 10 (0.17%) Terminal Server
14 10 (0.17%) Varnish
15 9 (0.15%) GPFS
16 8 (0.13%) Xen
17 7 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 145 (2.41%) Ansible
2 125 (2.08%) Puppet
3 123 (2.04%) Kubernetes
4 101 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
5 65 (1.08%) SCCM
6 49 (0.81%) Terraform
7 37 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
8 28 (0.46%) Salt
9 26 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
10 23 (0.38%) Data Guard
11 22 (0.37%) Kibana
11 22 (0.37%) SCOM
12 21 (0.35%) HP ALM
13 20 (0.33%) logstash
14 19 (0.32%) Nagios
15 18 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
16 16 (0.27%) Rancher
17 15 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
17 15 (0.25%) Grafana
18 13 (0.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,490 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 905 (15.03%) Oracle
3 266 (4.42%) VMware
4 195 (3.24%) Tableau
5 155 (2.57%) SAP
6 106 (1.76%) Google
7 92 (1.53%) Citrix
8 90 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 77 (1.28%) Cisco
10 61 (1.01%) HP
11 57 (0.95%) Xamarin
12 56 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 54 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
14 49 (0.81%) IBM
15 47 (0.78%) Sitecore
16 43 (0.71%) Informatica
17 40 (0.66%) Remedy
18 39 (0.65%) Cognos
19 38 (0.63%) New Relic
20 34 (0.56%) Splunk