Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 5,229 6,791 6,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.90% 22.37% 21.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.45% 38.39% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,550 6,046 5,524
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 14,345 17,689 15,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.59% 58.28% 52.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12,176 15,372 13,361
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 1,824 £45,000 - 143
Hampshire 0 1,554 £40,000 - 72
Berkshire 0 1,062 £47,500 +5.56% 63
Surrey -1 869 £50,000 +5.26% 45
Buckinghamshire 0 447 £42,500 - 40
West Sussex -2 418 £47,500 +11.76% 27
Oxfordshire -4 315 £42,500 -5.56% 41
East Sussex -4 309 £42,500 -5.56% 12
Kent +5 227 £40,000 - 33
Isle of Wight +6 7 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Middlesex +5 6 £70,000 +27.27%
Home Counties -6 1 £60,000 +71.43%
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 1,958 (37.45%) C#
2 1,831 (35.02%) .NET
3 1,731 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
4 1,586 (30.33%) SQL Server
5 1,500 (28.69%) JavaScript
6 1,189 (22.74%) Microsoft
7 1,047 (20.02%) HTML
8 997 (19.07%) ASP.NET
9 969 (18.53%) MVC
10 967 (18.49%) Windows
11 946 (18.09%) CSS
12 929 (17.77%) Java
13 850 (16.26%) Degree
14 829 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
15 806 (15.41%) Oracle
16 777 (14.86%) Linux
17 666 (12.74%) Business Intelligence
18 645 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
19 623 (11.91%) T-SQL
20 596 (11.40%) Finance
21 585 (11.19%) Web Services
22 575 (11.00%) Python
23 574 (10.98%) XML
24 555 (10.61%) AngularJS
25 546 (10.44%) .NET Framework
26 540 (10.33%) Git (software)
27 520 (9.94%) Computer Science
28 502 (9.60%) Scrum
29 499 (9.54%) TDD
30 495 (9.47%) 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
1 303 (5.79%) IIS
2 232 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 127 (2.43%) Apache
4 123 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 121 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
6 116 (2.22%) SAS
7 82 (1.57%) Confluence
8 74 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
9 70 (1.34%) Apache Spark
10 61 (1.17%) CMS
11 59 (1.13%) JBoss
12 52 (0.99%) MS Exchange
13 50 (0.96%) WebLogic
14 45 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
15 42 (0.80%) Umbraco
16 41 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 36 (0.69%) Skype for Business
18 27 (0.52%) OpenStack
19 25 (0.48%) Drupal
19 25 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 223 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 199 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.25%) SPSS
8 11 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.096%) SPSS Modeler
10 3 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.057%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.019%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.019%) HipChat
11 1 (0.019%) Stata
Business Applications
1 109 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 83 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 63 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 46 (0.88%) Oracle Payroll
5 36 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 29 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
7 26 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 26 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
8 24 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
8 24 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
9 22 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
9 22 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 22 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
10 16 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
11 15 (0.29%) NetSuite
12 11 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
13 10 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
14 9 (0.17%) nopCommerce
15 8 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 829 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 493 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 243 (4.65%) SaaS
4 218 (4.17%) Power Platform
5 154 (2.95%) Office 365
6 112 (2.14%) PaaS
7 96 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 92 (1.76%) Serverless
9 87 (1.66%) IaaS
10 51 (0.98%) Azure Functions
11 43 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
12 38 (0.73%) GitHub
13 37 (0.71%) Amazon S3
14 30 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
15 29 (0.55%) OpenShift
16 26 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
17 24 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
17 24 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
18 21 (0.40%) BPaaS
19 20 (0.38%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 189 (3.61%) Firewall
2 128 (2.45%) DNS
3 127 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 93 (1.78%) WAN
5 80 (1.53%) HTTP
5 80 (1.53%) LAN
6 79 (1.51%) DHCP
7 67 (1.28%) Internet
7 67 (1.28%) VPN
8 64 (1.22%) VoIP
9 59 (1.13%) VLAN
10 57 (1.09%) SAN
11 55 (1.05%) Network Security
12 54 (1.03%) SSL
13 35 (0.67%) FTP
14 31 (0.59%) MPLS
15 30 (0.57%) HTTPS
16 27 (0.52%) Intranet
17 21 (0.40%) SMTP
17 21 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,586 (30.33%) SQL Server
2 467 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 396 (7.57%) NoSQL
4 384 (7.34%) MySQL
5 360 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 324 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 323 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
8 214 (4.09%) Power BI
9 185 (3.54%) Oracle Database
10 179 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
11 176 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 168 (3.21%) MongoDB
13 167 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 149 (2.85%) Big Data
15 141 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
15 141 (2.70%) RDBMS
16 129 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
17 94 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
17 94 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
18 85 (1.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 540 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 329 (6.29%) Visual Studio
3 268 (5.13%) JIRA
4 256 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 228 (4.36%) Jenkins
6 184 (3.52%) Selenium
7 126 (2.41%) Subversion
8 104 (1.99%) Maven
9 96 (1.84%) TeamCity
10 88 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
11 76 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
12 74 (1.42%) Cucumber
13 62 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
13 62 (1.19%) SoapUI
14 60 (1.15%) JUnit
15 57 (1.09%) SpecFlow
16 51 (0.98%) Bitbucket
17 50 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 50 (0.96%) WebDriver
18 41 (0.78%) NUnit
General
1 596 (11.40%) Finance
2 196 (3.75%) Retail
3 187 (3.58%) Marketing
4 119 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 116 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 67 (1.28%) Games
7 43 (0.82%) Advertising
8 41 (0.78%) Back Office
9 35 (0.67%) Legal
10 29 (0.55%) Automotive
10 29 (0.55%) Law
11 28 (0.54%) Electronics
12 24 (0.46%) Banking
12 24 (0.46%) Billing
13 19 (0.36%) German Language
14 17 (0.33%) Publishing
15 16 (0.31%) Spanish Language
16 15 (0.29%) Local Government
17 11 (0.21%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,512 (48.04%) Developer
2 784 (14.99%) Analyst
3 702 (13.43%) .NET Developer
4 640 (12.24%) Software Developer
5 624 (11.93%) C# Developer
6 381 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 372 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 328 (6.27%) SQL Developer
9 321 (6.14%) Java Developer
10 301 (5.76%) Junior
11 298 (5.70%) Support Analyst
12 253 (4.84%) Software Engineer
13 246 (4.70%) Junior Developer
14 233 (4.46%) DBA
15 226 (4.32%) Applications Support
16 223 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
17 185 (3.54%) SQL DBA
18 181 (3.46%) Architect
19 177 (3.38%) Graduate
20 174 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,831 (35.02%) .NET
2 1,047 (20.02%) HTML
3 997 (19.07%) ASP.NET
4 946 (18.09%) CSS
5 585 (11.19%) Web Services
6 574 (10.98%) XML
7 555 (10.61%) AngularJS
8 546 (10.44%) .NET Framework
9 398 (7.61%) jQuery
10 386 (7.38%) RESTful
11 374 (7.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 368 (7.04%) REST
13 359 (6.87%) WCF
14 353 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 325 (6.22%) JSON
16 301 (5.76%) SOAP
17 289 (5.53%) Spring
18 271 (5.18%) Entity Framework
19 210 (4.02%) .NET Core
20 209 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 450 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
2 196 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
3 158 (3.02%) Management Information System
4 153 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 125 (2.39%) User Experience
6 119 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 89 (1.70%) Data Centre
8 87 (1.66%) Fintech
9 80 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 71 (1.36%) Replication
11 68 (1.30%) Public Cloud
12 66 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 63 (1.20%) Clustering
14 62 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
15 58 (1.11%) Data Structures
16 45 (0.86%) EPoS
17 37 (0.71%) Private Cloud
18 34 (0.65%) N-Tier
18 34 (0.65%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 967 (18.49%) Windows
2 777 (14.86%) Linux
3 392 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 289 (5.53%) Unix
5 112 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 84 (1.61%) Android
8 79 (1.51%) Apple iOS
9 75 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 68 (1.30%) Windows 10
11 51 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (0.82%) AIX
12 43 (0.82%) Debian
13 41 (0.78%) Windows 8
14 33 (0.63%) CentOS
15 30 (0.57%) Ubuntu
16 26 (0.50%) Solaris
17 16 (0.31%) VMS
18 11 (0.21%) HPUX
19 10 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,731 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
2 969 (18.53%) MVC
3 666 (12.74%) Business Intelligence
4 645 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
5 520 (9.94%) Computer Science
6 502 (9.60%) Scrum
7 499 (9.54%) TDD
8 495 (9.47%) Software Engineering
9 473 (9.05%) DevOps
10 447 (8.55%) Test Automation
11 424 (8.11%) Web Development
12 423 (8.09%) SDLC
13 412 (7.88%) OO
14 392 (7.50%) ITIL
15 349 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
16 336 (6.43%) Analytics
17 303 (5.79%) ETL
18 291 (5.57%) Unit Testing
19 272 (5.20%) Project Management
20 256 (4.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,958 (37.45%) C#
2 1,500 (28.69%) JavaScript
3 929 (17.77%) Java
4 623 (11.91%) T-SQL
5 575 (11.00%) Python
6 360 (6.88%) PL/SQL
7 349 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 283 (5.41%) PHP
9 267 (5.11%) C++
10 238 (4.55%) C
11 145 (2.77%) VB.NET
12 109 (2.08%) VB
13 106 (2.03%) R
14 104 (1.99%) Shell Script
15 97 (1.86%) Perl
16 92 (1.76%) Ruby
16 92 (1.76%) TypeScript
17 77 (1.47%) Bash Shell
18 76 (1.45%) Java 8
18 76 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 850 (16.26%) Degree
2 219 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 203 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 133 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 113 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 61 (1.17%) MCSA
7 60 (1.15%) ISEB
8 57 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 55 (1.05%) ISTQB
10 53 (1.01%) MCSE
11 41 (0.78%) Master's Degree
11 41 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
12 29 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (0.48%) DV Cleared
13 25 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 22 (0.42%) HND
15 21 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 17 (0.33%) CCENT
17 17 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (6.00%) QA
2 153 (2.93%) SLA
3 98 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 70 (1.34%) GDPR
5 27 (0.52%) DICOM
5 27 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.36%) PMO
7 18 (0.34%) HL7
7 18 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.29%) COBIT
9 11 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.19%) GAMP
11 5 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.076%) WAI
13 2 (0.038%) COSO
13 2 (0.038%) IFRS
13 2 (0.038%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.019%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.019%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 288 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 252 (4.82%) Docker
3 238 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 165 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 46 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 41 (0.78%) vSphere
7 32 (0.61%) XenApp
8 31 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 21 (0.40%) Xen
11 19 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 19 (0.36%) VirtualBox
12 15 (0.29%) Firmware
12 15 (0.29%) vCloud
12 15 (0.29%) VMware NSX
13 14 (0.27%) LXC
13 14 (0.27%) Terminal Server
14 11 (0.21%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.15%) iptables
16 6 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 145 (2.77%) Ansible
2 135 (2.58%) Kubernetes
3 123 (2.35%) Puppet
4 92 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
5 81 (1.55%) Terraform
6 64 (1.22%) SCCM
7 48 (0.92%) Kibana
8 43 (0.82%) vCenter Server
9 40 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
10 38 (0.73%) HP ALM
11 30 (0.57%) SCOM
12 23 (0.44%) logstash
12 23 (0.44%) Salt
13 22 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
14 17 (0.33%) WSUS
15 15 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
16 13 (0.25%) HAProxy
16 13 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 12 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,189 (22.74%) Microsoft
2 806 (15.41%) Oracle
3 302 (5.78%) VMware
4 149 (2.85%) SAP
5 125 (2.39%) Tableau
6 113 (2.16%) Google
7 108 (2.07%) Cisco
8 83 (1.59%) Citrix
9 78 (1.49%) ServiceNow
10 69 (1.32%) HP
11 59 (1.13%) Atlassian
12 56 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
13 54 (1.03%) IBM
14 49 (0.94%) Sitecore
14 49 (0.94%) Xamarin
15 44 (0.84%) Red Hat
16 43 (0.82%) Informatica
17 27 (0.52%) Cognos
18 24 (0.46%) Databricks
19 23 (0.44%) Sybase