Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 6330 7785 8742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.63% 20.96% 21.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.33% 39.87% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 7107 7914
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +1.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 16096 19524 20163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 55.01% 52.56% 48.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14020 17369 17322
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16 August 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 16 August 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 2333 £45,000 - 139
Hampshire -2 1442 £40,000 +6.67% 100
Surrey 0 1173 £47,500 +5.56% 73
Berkshire +1 1159 £46,500 +3.33% 64
Buckinghamshire -1 645 £41,000 -3.53% 30
West Sussex 0 598 £42,500 - 19
Oxfordshire +2 533 £42,500 -5.56% 45
Kent +5 357 £35,000 -7.89% 17
East Sussex -2 353 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Middlesex -12 18 £41,250 +3.13% 2
Home Counties +7 11 £43,500 -27.50%
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Sussex -9 5 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Isle of Wight +1 2 £32,500 +22.64%
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 2413 (38.12%) C#
2 2358 (37.25%) .NET
3 2329 (36.79%) SQL Server
4 2022 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1964 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 1757 (27.76%) Microsoft
7 1660 (26.22%) HTML
8 1455 (22.99%) CSS
9 1387 (21.91%) MVC
10 1380 (21.80%) ASP.NET
11 1275 (20.14%) Windows
12 1230 (19.43%) Java
13 1118 (17.66%) Finance
14 1114 (17.60%) Oracle
15 970 (15.32%) T-SQL
16 910 (14.38%) Degree
17 908 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
18 782 (12.35%) Web Services
19 780 (12.32%) Linux
20 779 (12.31%) AngularJS
21 778 (12.29%) jQuery
22 738 (11.66%) XML
23 723 (11.42%) TDD
24 706 (11.15%) Scrum
25 703 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
26 639 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 626 (9.89%) Software Engineering
28 622 (9.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 617 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
30 614 (9.70%) Analytical Skills

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 (5.99%) IIS
2 263 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 144 (2.27%) Apache
3 144 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 139 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
5 137 (2.16%) MS Exchange
6 106 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 82 (1.30%) Apache Spark
7 82 (1.30%) CMS
8 78 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 68 (1.07%) JBoss
10 67 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 66 (1.04%) SAS
12 65 (1.03%) WebLogic
13 60 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 51 (0.81%) Drupal
15 45 (0.71%) Confluence
16 41 (0.65%) NServiceBus
17 38 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
18 37 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 438 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 294 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
3 77 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 61 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.079%) EngageOne
9 5 (0.079%) SPSS
10 3 (0.047%) PaintShop Pro
10 3 (0.047%) Siemens NX
10 3 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.032%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.032%) SPSS Modeler
11 2 (0.032%) Stata
12 1 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.016%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 114 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 45 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 35 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 33 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 29 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
7 25 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
7 25 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
8 20 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
8 20 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
9 19 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
10 17 (0.27%) Eloqua
10 17 (0.27%) Exstream
11 16 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
12 13 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
12 13 (0.21%) Sage X3
13 11 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
13 11 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 617 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 311 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 264 (4.17%) SaaS
4 129 (2.04%) Office 365
5 75 (1.18%) PaaS
6 70 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 60 (0.95%) IaaS
8 51 (0.81%) GitHub
9 37 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
10 35 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
11 26 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
13 15 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
13 15 (0.24%) Force.com
14 14 (0.22%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
16 11 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.17%) Amazon S3
17 9 (0.14%) Boomi
18 8 (0.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 203 (3.21%) TCP/IP
2 179 (2.83%) DNS
3 173 (2.73%) Firewall
4 157 (2.48%) HTTP
5 151 (2.39%) Internet
6 61 (0.96%) LAN
6 61 (0.96%) SAN
7 57 (0.90%) DHCP
8 56 (0.88%) WAN
9 52 (0.82%) Intranet
10 49 (0.77%) SSL
11 42 (0.66%) SMTP
12 38 (0.60%) Network Security
12 38 (0.60%) VPN
13 29 (0.46%) AMQP
13 29 (0.46%) VLAN
14 23 (0.36%) Skype
15 22 (0.35%) Wireless
16 21 (0.33%) FTP
17 20 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2329 (36.79%) SQL Server
2 639 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 622 (9.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 465 (7.35%) MySQL
5 413 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 390 (6.16%) NoSQL
7 374 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
8 324 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 307 (4.85%) Big Data
10 260 (4.11%) Oracle Database
11 257 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 251 (3.97%) MongoDB
13 243 (3.84%) Power BI
14 187 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 174 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
16 146 (2.31%) Hadoop
17 141 (2.23%) RDBMS
18 129 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
19 127 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
20 110 (1.74%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 447 (7.06%) Visual Studio
2 395 (6.24%) Git (software)
3 296 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 273 (4.31%) Selenium
5 265 (4.19%) JIRA
6 245 (3.87%) Subversion
7 177 (2.80%) NUnit
8 175 (2.76%) Jenkins
9 142 (2.24%) Maven
10 115 (1.82%) JUnit
11 114 (1.80%) WebDriver
12 80 (1.26%) SoapUI
13 67 (1.06%) Cucumber
14 66 (1.04%) HP UFT
14 66 (1.04%) JMeter
15 64 (1.01%) Eclipse
16 63 (1.00%) SpecFlow
17 60 (0.95%) TeamCity
18 58 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
19 54 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 1118 (17.66%) Finance
2 312 (4.93%) Marketing
3 263 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 251 (3.97%) Retail
5 196 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 147 (2.32%) Electronics
7 126 (1.99%) Banking
8 123 (1.94%) Advertising
9 95 (1.50%) Back Office
10 74 (1.17%) Automotive
11 70 (1.11%) Publishing
12 60 (0.95%) Games
13 57 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 52 (0.82%) German Language
15 47 (0.74%) Legal
16 39 (0.62%) French Language
17 28 (0.44%) Front Office
18 21 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.32%) Italian Language
20 17 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 3266 (51.60%) Developer
2 1129 (17.84%) .NET Developer
3 1049 (16.57%) C# Developer
4 971 (15.34%) Analyst
5 747 (11.80%) Software Developer
6 713 (11.26%) SQL Developer
7 678 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 543 (8.58%) Senior Developer
9 471 (7.44%) Java Developer
10 379 (5.99%) ASP.NET Developer
11 335 (5.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 318 (5.02%) C# Software Developer
13 306 (4.83%) DBA
14 286 (4.52%) .NET Software Developer
15 277 (4.38%) Support Analyst
16 266 (4.20%) SQL Analyst
17 264 (4.17%) Applications Support
18 246 (3.89%) Junior
19 240 (3.79%) Software Engineer
20 230 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2358 (37.25%) .NET
2 1660 (26.22%) HTML
3 1455 (22.99%) CSS
4 1380 (21.80%) ASP.NET
5 782 (12.35%) Web Services
6 779 (12.31%) AngularJS
7 778 (12.29%) jQuery
8 738 (11.66%) XML
9 703 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 538 (8.50%) .NET Framework
11 399 (6.30%) HTML5
12 389 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
13 367 (5.80%) WCF
14 329 (5.20%) Spring
15 312 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 308 (4.87%) REST
17 278 (4.39%) WPF
18 255 (4.03%) Ajax
19 249 (3.93%) RESTful
20 237 (3.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 614 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 472 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 231 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
4 177 (2.80%) User Experience
5 143 (2.26%) Clustering
6 126 (1.99%) Client/Server
7 122 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 120 (1.90%) Replication
9 112 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 111 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 84 (1.33%) Algorithms
12 82 (1.30%) Fintech
13 69 (1.09%) Data Centre
14 56 (0.88%) iPad
15 55 (0.87%) Data Structures
16 52 (0.82%) N-Tier
17 35 (0.55%) Social Media
18 30 (0.47%) Driving Licence
19 29 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
20 27 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1275 (20.14%) Windows
2 780 (12.32%) Linux
3 522 (8.25%) Windows Server
4 385 (6.08%) Unix
5 221 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 182 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 121 (1.91%) Android
8 108 (1.71%) Apple iOS
9 100 (1.58%) Windows 7
10 68 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 52 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 46 (0.73%) Windows 8
13 42 (0.66%) CentOS
14 41 (0.65%) AIX
15 39 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 37 (0.58%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.14%) Solaris
18 8 (0.13%) Debian
18 8 (0.13%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.095%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2022 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1387 (21.91%) MVC
3 908 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
4 723 (11.42%) TDD
5 706 (11.15%) Scrum
6 626 (9.89%) Software Engineering
7 605 (9.56%) Web Development
8 515 (8.14%) Test Automation
9 471 (7.44%) OO
10 467 (7.38%) SDLC
11 460 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
12 403 (6.37%) Unit Testing
13 366 (5.78%) ITIL
14 329 (5.20%) ETL
15 308 (4.87%) Mentoring
16 301 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
17 282 (4.45%) CRM
18 279 (4.41%) Analytics
19 261 (4.12%) Data Modelling
20 247 (3.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2413 (38.12%) C#
2 1964 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 1230 (19.43%) Java
4 970 (15.32%) T-SQL
5 528 (8.34%) Python
6 431 (6.81%) PL/SQL
7 408 (6.45%) C++
8 369 (5.83%) PHP
9 347 (5.48%) VB.NET
10 250 (3.95%) C
11 236 (3.73%) PowerShell
12 165 (2.61%) VB
13 158 (2.50%) Perl
14 145 (2.29%) Ruby
15 129 (2.04%) Shell Script
16 124 (1.96%) VBA
17 123 (1.94%) R
18 110 (1.74%) Bash Shell
19 72 (1.14%) Scala
20 62 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 910 (14.38%) Degree
2 218 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 186 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 167 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 112 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 92 (1.45%) MCSE
7 89 (1.41%) ISTQB
8 72 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 71 (1.12%) CCNA
10 67 (1.06%) ISEB
11 56 (0.88%) MCSA
12 39 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 38 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 37 (0.58%) MCP
15 24 (0.38%) MCITP
15 24 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
16 23 (0.36%) MCTS
17 22 (0.35%) DV Cleared
18 21 (0.33%) Master's Degree
19 20 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (5.75%) QA
2 174 (2.75%) SLA
3 92 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 43 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.36%) PMO
7 21 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 14 (0.22%) GDPR
10 7 (0.11%) GAAP
10 7 (0.11%) GxP
11 6 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.079%) GCP
13 4 (0.063%) HL7
13 4 (0.063%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.016%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.016%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.016%) IEC 61131
14 1 (0.016%) JTAG
14 1 (0.016%) MISRA
System Software
1 377 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 191 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (2.18%) Hyper-V
4 114 (1.80%) Docker
5 54 (0.85%) XenApp
6 50 (0.79%) vSphere
7 44 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
8 35 (0.55%) KVM
9 33 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
10 27 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (0.36%) Terminal Services
12 22 (0.35%) XenDesktop
13 19 (0.30%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
15 16 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
15 16 (0.25%) XenServer
16 11 (0.17%) MetaFrame
17 9 (0.14%) Apache Flume
17 9 (0.14%) HDFS
18 7 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 74 (1.17%) Puppet
2 67 (1.06%) SCCM
3 61 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (0.70%) Ansible
5 40 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 39 (0.62%) Backup Exec
7 32 (0.51%) WSUS
8 28 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 28 (0.44%) ZABBIX
9 27 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
10 24 (0.38%) Data Guard
11 22 (0.35%) SCOM
12 17 (0.27%) Nagios
12 17 (0.27%) Terraform
13 14 (0.22%) Packer
13 14 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 14 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 13 (0.21%) Tivoli
15 12 (0.19%) FortiGate
15 12 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1757 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 1114 (17.60%) Oracle
3 314 (4.96%) VMware
4 261 (4.12%) SAP
5 139 (2.20%) Tableau
6 135 (2.13%) HP
7 127 (2.01%) Citrix
8 119 (1.88%) Cisco
9 100 (1.58%) Cognos
10 89 (1.41%) IBM
11 67 (1.06%) Google
12 62 (0.98%) Xamarin
13 59 (0.93%) Red Hat
14 54 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
15 51 (0.81%) Zend
16 45 (0.71%) Hyperion
17 34 (0.54%) Apple
18 33 (0.52%) Adobe
18 33 (0.52%) Hortonworks
19 32 (0.51%) Sage