Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 6812 7134 9436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.41% 20.28% 22.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.57% 39.24% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6197 6470 8497
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
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 17216 18179 21449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.65% 51.67% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15006 16047 18602
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 £27,000
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 2486 £42,500 - 137
Hampshire -1 1519 £40,000 - 60
Surrey 0 1373 £47,500 +5.56% 42
Berkshire +1 1215 £42,500 -5.56% 65
Buckinghamshire +3 722 £40,000 - 36
Oxfordshire -4 560 £45,000 - 36
East Sussex -1 535 £45,000 +7.14% 22
West Sussex -2 516 £42,500 - 21
Kent +9 301 £40,000 - 14
Middlesex +2 24 £37,500 -11.76% 1
M4 Corridor - 12 £50,000 -
Home Counties +10 10 £43,500 -27.50%
Sussex +2 10 £70,000 +55.56% 2
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 2694 (39.55%) C#
2 2557 (37.54%) .NET
3 2517 (36.95%) SQL Server
4 2232 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2217 (32.55%) JavaScript
6 1839 (27.00%) HTML
7 1754 (25.75%) Microsoft
8 1596 (23.43%) CSS
9 1510 (22.17%) MVC
10 1442 (21.17%) ASP.NET
11 1354 (19.88%) Windows
12 1310 (19.23%) Java
13 1154 (16.94%) Finance
14 1145 (16.81%) T-SQL
15 1011 (14.84%) Oracle
16 984 (14.45%) Degree
17 969 (14.22%) jQuery
18 920 (13.51%) Web Services
19 915 (13.43%) Linux
20 891 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
21 870 (12.77%) AngularJS
22 781 (11.47%) TDD
23 770 (11.30%) XML
24 735 (10.79%) Scrum
25 705 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
26 702 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
27 663 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
27 663 (9.73%) Software Engineering
28 639 (9.38%) Python
29 638 (9.37%) Web Development

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
1 460 (6.75%) IIS
2 240 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 179 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 150 (2.20%) Apache
5 131 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 122 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 111 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 97 (1.42%) Apache Spark
9 87 (1.28%) JBoss
9 87 (1.28%) SAS
10 85 (1.25%) CMS
11 80 (1.17%) Confluence
12 79 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
13 69 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
14 47 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 44 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 38 (0.56%) NServiceBus
17 33 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
18 32 (0.47%) Drupal
19 31 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 419 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 270 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
3 115 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 115 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.044%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.044%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.029%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.029%) Maya
9 2 (0.029%) SPSS
10 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.015%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 99 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 33 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
7 17 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 16 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
9 15 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
10 14 (0.21%) NetSuite
10 14 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
10 14 (0.21%) Sage X3
10 14 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 13 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 13 (0.19%) WebTrends
12 11 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
12 11 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
13 9 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
13 9 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
13 9 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 702 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 393 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 296 (4.35%) SaaS
4 157 (2.30%) Office 365
5 85 (1.25%) GitHub
6 74 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 65 (0.95%) PaaS
8 57 (0.84%) IaaS
9 45 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 34 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
11 33 (0.48%) Google Analytics
12 30 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
13 25 (0.37%) OpenShift
14 24 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
15 20 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
15 20 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
16 18 (0.26%) npm
17 12 (0.18%) Amazon S3
17 12 (0.18%) FinancialForce
18 11 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 193 (2.83%) Firewall
2 186 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 173 (2.54%) Internet
4 151 (2.22%) DNS
5 129 (1.89%) HTTP
6 79 (1.16%) SAN
7 62 (0.91%) SSL
8 56 (0.82%) WAN
9 55 (0.81%) DHCP
10 53 (0.78%) VPN
11 51 (0.75%) LAN
12 48 (0.70%) Intranet
13 38 (0.56%) AMQP
14 36 (0.53%) VLAN
15 35 (0.51%) Network Security
16 34 (0.50%) Skype
17 33 (0.48%) Broadband
17 33 (0.48%) Wireless
18 31 (0.46%) SMTP
19 29 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2517 (36.95%) SQL Server
2 631 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 619 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 504 (7.40%) MySQL
5 485 (7.12%) Relational Database
6 426 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 386 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
8 355 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 281 (4.13%) Oracle Database
10 265 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 264 (3.88%) Big Data
12 261 (3.83%) Power BI
13 230 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
14 197 (2.89%) MongoDB
15 196 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
16 144 (2.11%) RDBMS
17 143 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
18 138 (2.03%) Hadoop
19 121 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
20 112 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 608 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 481 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 331 (4.86%) JIRA
4 319 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 315 (4.62%) Selenium
6 256 (3.76%) Jenkins
7 246 (3.61%) Subversion
8 193 (2.83%) NUnit
9 191 (2.80%) Maven
10 144 (2.11%) JUnit
11 92 (1.35%) Cucumber
12 88 (1.29%) WebDriver
13 82 (1.20%) SoapUI
14 79 (1.16%) Eclipse
15 68 (1.00%) Moq
16 67 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
17 56 (0.82%) SpecFlow
18 51 (0.75%) HP UFT
19 49 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
20 48 (0.70%) JMeter
General
1 1154 (16.94%) Finance
2 329 (4.83%) Retail
3 265 (3.89%) Marketing
4 249 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 174 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 135 (1.98%) Banking
7 132 (1.94%) Electronics
8 121 (1.78%) Advertising
9 110 (1.61%) Back Office
10 85 (1.25%) Games
11 84 (1.23%) German Language
12 65 (0.95%) Publishing
13 55 (0.81%) Automotive
14 50 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 45 (0.66%) French Language
15 45 (0.66%) Front Office
16 44 (0.65%) Legal
17 31 (0.46%) Law
18 29 (0.43%) Italian Language
19 26 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3489 (51.22%) Developer
2 1234 (18.12%) .NET Developer
3 1149 (16.87%) C# Developer
4 983 (14.43%) Analyst
5 784 (11.51%) Software Developer
6 779 (11.44%) SQL Developer
7 766 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 577 (8.47%) Senior Developer
9 484 (7.11%) Java Developer
10 443 (6.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 397 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 380 (5.58%) C# Software Developer
13 313 (4.59%) Applications Support
14 305 (4.48%) .NET Software Developer
15 291 (4.27%) Junior
16 290 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 272 (3.99%) Support Analyst
18 271 (3.98%) Software Engineer
19 260 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
20 259 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2557 (37.54%) .NET
2 1839 (27.00%) HTML
3 1596 (23.43%) CSS
4 1442 (21.17%) ASP.NET
5 969 (14.22%) jQuery
6 920 (13.51%) Web Services
7 870 (12.77%) AngularJS
8 770 (11.30%) XML
9 663 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 610 (8.95%) .NET Framework
11 472 (6.93%) WCF
12 465 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 429 (6.30%) HTML5
14 419 (6.15%) REST
15 414 (6.08%) Spring
16 387 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 350 (5.14%) SOAP
18 349 (5.12%) RESTful
19 312 (4.58%) Ajax
20 274 (4.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 705 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
2 587 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 247 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
4 192 (2.82%) Clustering
5 163 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 135 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 121 (1.78%) Client/Server
8 119 (1.75%) User Experience
9 118 (1.73%) Fintech
10 109 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 104 (1.53%) Algorithms
12 99 (1.45%) Replication
13 95 (1.39%) Data Centre
14 74 (1.09%) N-Tier
15 49 (0.72%) Data Structures
16 36 (0.53%) Driving Licence
17 26 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
17 26 (0.38%) W3C
18 24 (0.35%) Smart Meter
19 23 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1354 (19.88%) Windows
2 915 (13.43%) Linux
3 565 (8.29%) Windows Server
4 455 (6.68%) Unix
5 198 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 160 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 104 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 97 (1.42%) Windows 10
9 93 (1.37%) Android
10 80 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 68 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 59 (0.87%) AIX
13 52 (0.76%) Windows 8
14 48 (0.70%) CentOS
15 47 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 44 (0.65%) Ubuntu
17 13 (0.19%) Debian
18 12 (0.18%) Solaris
18 12 (0.18%) zOS
19 8 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2232 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1510 (22.17%) MVC
3 891 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
4 781 (11.47%) TDD
5 735 (10.79%) Scrum
6 663 (9.73%) Software Engineering
7 638 (9.37%) Web Development
8 579 (8.50%) OO
9 564 (8.28%) Test Automation
10 537 (7.88%) SDLC
11 480 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
12 473 (6.94%) Unit Testing
13 369 (5.42%) ITIL
14 352 (5.17%) Mentoring
15 342 (5.02%) ETL
16 322 (4.73%) Analytics
17 302 (4.43%) OOP
18 297 (4.36%) CRM
19 274 (4.02%) Data Modelling
20 268 (3.93%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2694 (39.55%) C#
2 2217 (32.55%) JavaScript
3 1310 (19.23%) Java
4 1145 (16.81%) T-SQL
5 639 (9.38%) Python
6 390 (5.73%) PL/SQL
7 389 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 382 (5.61%) C++
9 379 (5.56%) PHP
10 291 (4.27%) PowerShell
11 265 (3.89%) C
12 188 (2.76%) VB
13 163 (2.39%) Ruby
14 160 (2.35%) Bash Shell
15 146 (2.14%) Perl
16 137 (2.01%) R
17 120 (1.76%) Shell Script
18 102 (1.50%) VBA
19 100 (1.47%) Scala
20 63 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 984 (14.45%) Degree
2 251 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 159 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 147 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 91 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 76 (1.12%) MCSE
7 74 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 69 (1.01%) ISEB
9 62 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 59 (0.87%) CCNA
10 59 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 46 (0.68%) MCSA
12 31 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 30 (0.44%) Master's Degree
13 30 (0.44%) MCP
13 30 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 28 (0.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 24 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
15 24 (0.35%) PhD
16 15 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 376 (5.52%) QA
2 173 (2.54%) SLA
3 107 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 56 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 45 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.37%) PMO
7 22 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.23%) GDPR
9 15 (0.22%) GCP
10 12 (0.18%) GAAP
10 12 (0.18%) HIPAA
11 9 (0.13%) GxP
12 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.073%) HL7
13 5 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.059%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 4 (0.059%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.029%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.029%) TickIT
16 1 (0.015%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 379 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 199 (2.92%) Docker
3 185 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 145 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 69 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 65 (0.95%) vSphere
7 46 (0.68%) XenApp
8 31 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
9 29 (0.43%) XenDesktop
10 22 (0.32%) KVM
10 22 (0.32%) VirtualBox
11 16 (0.23%) Apache Flume
12 14 (0.21%) HDFS
12 14 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.16%) Xen
14 10 (0.15%) MetaFrame
14 10 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
15 9 (0.13%) Firmware
15 9 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 100 (1.47%) Puppet
2 98 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (1.25%) SCCM
4 60 (0.88%) Ansible
5 51 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 43 (0.63%) Kubernetes
7 41 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 41 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 39 (0.57%) Backup Exec
9 34 (0.50%) SCOM
9 34 (0.50%) vCenter Server
10 30 (0.44%) Terraform
11 28 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 26 (0.38%) WSUS
13 24 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
14 22 (0.32%) SCVMM
15 20 (0.29%) Tivoli
16 18 (0.26%) Nagios
17 17 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
17 17 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1754 (25.75%) Microsoft
2 1011 (14.84%) Oracle
3 346 (5.08%) VMware
4 269 (3.95%) SAP
5 162 (2.38%) HP
6 144 (2.11%) Cisco
7 143 (2.10%) Tableau
8 116 (1.70%) Citrix
9 89 (1.31%) Google
10 86 (1.26%) IBM
11 80 (1.17%) Cognos
12 71 (1.04%) Xamarin
13 66 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 63 (0.92%) Zend
15 60 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
16 53 (0.78%) Telerik
17 51 (0.75%) F5
18 49 (0.72%) Symantec
19 43 (0.63%) Atlassian
20 40 (0.59%) Forcepoint