Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 229 308 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.18% 28.00% 30.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 65.06% 47.46% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 221 257 309
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £50,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -2.60%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 352 649 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 55.61% 59.00% 62.46%
Number of salaries quoted 329 535 611
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,200 £21,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £52,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.76%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Staffordshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL in Staffordshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Staffordshire

SQL
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 124 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Lichfield -2 30 £37,500 +11.94% 3
Tamworth 0 29 £37,500 +70.45% 13
Stafford +8 12 £34,000 -2.86% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -1 9 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Leek - 5 £32,500 -
Rugeley +1 3 £25,500 +13.33% 1
Cannock - 1 £40,000 -
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 121 (52.84%) SQL Server
2 108 (47.16%) T-SQL
3 99 (43.23%) .NET
4 90 (39.30%) C#
5 77 (33.62%) Microsoft
6 72 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (27.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (27.95%) ASP.NET
8 58 (25.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 58 (25.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 43 (18.78%) MVC
10 40 (17.47%) Windows
10 40 (17.47%) ETL
11 39 (17.03%) Test Automation
12 38 (16.59%) Greenfield Project
12 38 (16.59%) JavaScript
13 36 (15.72%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (15.28%) VB.NET
14 35 (15.28%) Tableau
15 34 (14.85%) Visual Studio
16 32 (13.97%) Scrum
17 31 (13.54%) WinForms
17 31 (13.54%) SDLC
17 31 (13.54%) Data Development
18 30 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (12.66%) Management Information System
20 28 (12.23%) Cognos
20 28 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
21 27 (11.79%) Continuous Delivery
21 27 (11.79%) XML

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (1.31%) SAS
2 2 (0.87%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.31%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.62%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.44%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 58 (25.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.31%) SaaS
3 3 (1.31%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.44%) AdWords
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.18%) RTP
2 3 (1.31%) DNS
3 2 (0.87%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) DHCP
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) NAS
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.44%) SMS
4 1 (0.44%) SSH
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (52.84%) SQL Server
2 64 (27.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (25.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (7.86%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (5.24%) Power BI
8 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.62%) QlikView
11 5 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.31%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.87%) DB2
13 2 (0.87%) MySQL
13 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.87%) OLTP
13 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (14.85%) Visual Studio
2 30 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.42%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.68%) Subversion
5 10 (4.37%) NUnit
6 9 (3.93%) ReSharper
7 8 (3.49%) NSubstitute
8 7 (3.06%) Ranorex
9 6 (2.62%) Selenium
10 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.87%) JIRA
11 2 (0.87%) Moq
11 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.44%) git-flow
12 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (7.86%) Marketing
2 15 (6.55%) Finance
3 10 (4.37%) Retail
4 2 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Automotive
5 1 (0.44%) Games
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 156 (68.12%) Developer
2 53 (23.14%) SQL Developer
3 43 (18.78%) .NET Developer
4 33 (14.41%) Software Developer
5 28 (12.23%) Analyst
6 24 (10.48%) DBA
7 23 (10.04%) SQL DBA
8 17 (7.42%) VB.NET Developer
9 15 (6.55%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.55%) SQL Server Developer
10 14 (6.11%) Senior Developer
11 13 (5.68%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (5.68%) Lead Developer
11 13 (5.68%) SQL Server DBA
11 13 (5.68%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.68%) Web Developer
12 12 (5.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (5.24%) Database Developer
12 12 (5.24%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (43.23%) .NET
2 64 (27.95%) ASP.NET
3 31 (13.54%) WinForms
4 28 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (11.79%) .NET Framework
5 27 (11.79%) XML
6 24 (10.48%) HTML
7 21 (9.17%) Spring
8 20 (8.73%) CSS
8 20 (8.73%) Entity Framework
9 18 (7.86%) WCF
10 14 (6.11%) Web Services
11 12 (5.24%) ADO.NET
11 12 (5.24%) jQuery
12 11 (4.80%) REST
13 10 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (4.37%) Drools
14 9 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (3.93%) LINQ
15 8 (3.49%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.59%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (12.66%) Management Information System
3 25 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.37%) Replication
5 4 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.31%) User Experience
6 3 (1.31%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.87%) Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) CCTV
8 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.47%) Windows
2 5 (2.18%) Linux
2 5 (2.18%) Windows 7
2 5 (2.18%) Windows 8
3 3 (1.31%) Unix
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (18.78%) MVC
3 40 (17.47%) ETL
4 39 (17.03%) Test Automation
5 36 (15.72%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (13.97%) Scrum
7 31 (13.54%) Data Development
7 31 (13.54%) SDLC
8 27 (11.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 26 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (10.92%) Data Security
11 21 (9.17%) OOP
12 20 (8.73%) Customer Requirements
13 19 (8.30%) Code Optimisation
13 19 (8.30%) Unit Testing
14 18 (7.86%) Project Management
15 17 (7.42%) Web Development
16 16 (6.99%) Capacity Management
17 14 (6.11%) Software Engineering
18 12 (5.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 108 (47.16%) T-SQL
2 90 (39.30%) C#
3 38 (16.59%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.28%) VB.NET
5 19 (8.30%) VB
6 17 (7.42%) VB6
7 7 (3.06%) C++
7 7 (3.06%) PHP
8 6 (2.62%) Java
9 5 (2.18%) VBA
10 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.31%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.87%) R
12 2 (0.87%) VBScript
13 1 (0.44%) ES6
13 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.44%) Python
13 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.06%) Degree
2 7 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.75%) HND
4 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) OCP
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.44%) VCP4
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.93%) SLA
2 7 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.31%) GDPR
4 3 (1.31%) WAI
5 1 (0.44%) PMO
5 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 77 (33.62%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.28%) Tableau
3 28 (12.23%) Cognos
4 24 (10.48%) Alteryx
5 10 (4.37%) Oracle
6 3 (1.31%) IBM
7 2 (0.87%) Greenplum
7 2 (0.87%) Netezza
7 2 (0.87%) RapidMiner
7 2 (0.87%) Sage
7 2 (0.87%) Teradata
7 2 (0.87%) Vertica
8 1 (0.44%) Aruba
8 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.44%) Google
8 1 (0.44%) IDERA
8 1 (0.44%) Infor
8 1 (0.44%) Mitel
8 1 (0.44%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.44%) VMware