Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 245 265 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.03% 26.37% 35.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.71% 43.30% 56.62%
Number of salaries quoted 228 215 448
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £50,550 £52,500 £48,225
West Midlands median annual salary £41,450 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.63% +6.67% -

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 503 612 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 57.55% 60.90% 63.40%
Number of salaries quoted 448 513 753
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,600 £22,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £54,950 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 107 £40,000 +14.29% 30
Tamworth -1 35 £33,750 -7.53% 10
Stafford +18 25 £37,500 - 4
Lichfield -5 15 £33,500 -21.18% 5
Burton-upon-Trent -11 15 £37,500 +1.01% 4
Cannock -4 5 £25,000 -19.35% 3
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 122 (49.80%) SQL Server
2 115 (46.94%) C#
3 106 (43.27%) .NET
4 80 (32.65%) T-SQL
5 68 (27.76%) Microsoft
6 62 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (22.04%) MVC
8 53 (21.63%) JavaScript
9 52 (21.22%) ASP.NET
10 51 (20.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 45 (18.37%) HTML
13 44 (17.96%) Windows
14 42 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (17.14%) VB.NET
15 41 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
16 40 (16.33%) CSS
17 39 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (14.29%) Web Development
19 34 (13.88%) .NET Framework
19 34 (13.88%) Test Automation
20 32 (13.06%) Entity Framework
21 31 (12.65%) Finance
21 31 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
22 30 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
23 28 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
23 28 (11.43%) jQuery
24 27 (11.02%) XML
25 25 (10.20%) TDD
25 25 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server

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 9 (3.67%) CMS
2 8 (3.27%) IIS
2 8 (3.27%) SAS
3 2 (0.82%) Confluence
3 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (5.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.45%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.82%) Blender
Business Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.04%) Azure Functions
3 5 (2.04%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.04%) Serverless
4 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.41%) G Suite
5 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.67%) Internet
2 6 (2.45%) Telnet
2 6 (2.45%) Wireshark
3 5 (2.04%) FTP
3 5 (2.04%) SMS
4 2 (0.82%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.41%) DAB
5 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (49.80%) SQL Server
2 51 (20.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.67%) Power BI
8 9 (3.67%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
10 7 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (2.45%) MS Access
11 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (2.04%) Redis
12 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.63%) OLTP
14 3 (1.22%) MySQL
15 2 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.98%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.31%) JIRA
3 13 (5.31%) NUnit
4 9 (3.67%) Selenium
5 8 (3.27%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.27%) NSubstitute
6 6 (2.45%) ReSharper
6 6 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.22%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.22%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.82%) Maven
8 2 (0.82%) Moq
8 2 (0.82%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.41%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (12.65%) Finance
2 17 (6.94%) Retail
3 12 (4.90%) Games
4 6 (2.45%) Banking
4 6 (2.45%) Legal
5 4 (1.63%) Billing
6 3 (1.22%) Automotive
6 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 127 (51.84%) Developer
2 55 (22.45%) Analyst
3 46 (18.78%) .NET Developer
4 41 (16.73%) C# Developer
5 32 (13.06%) SQL Developer
6 28 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (10.20%) Web Developer
8 23 (9.39%) Software Developer
9 20 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (8.16%) SQL Analyst
10 18 (7.35%) Data Analyst
11 16 (6.53%) .NET Web Developer
11 16 (6.53%) Senior Developer
11 16 (6.53%) Support Analyst
12 15 (6.12%) Software Engineer
13 14 (5.71%) C# Web Developer
14 13 (5.31%) Test Automation Engineer
14 13 (5.31%) Test Engineer
15 11 (4.49%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (43.27%) .NET
2 52 (21.22%) ASP.NET
3 45 (18.37%) HTML
4 40 (16.33%) CSS
5 34 (13.88%) .NET Framework
6 32 (13.06%) Entity Framework
7 30 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (11.43%) jQuery
9 27 (11.02%) XML
10 21 (8.57%) WCF
11 20 (8.16%) WinForms
12 14 (5.71%) REST
12 14 (5.71%) SOAP
13 13 (5.31%) RESTful
13 13 (5.31%) Web Services
14 12 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (4.90%) HTML5
15 11 (4.49%) JSON
16 10 (4.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.12%) Replication
3 14 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.22%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.82%) EFT
8 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) Oculus Rift
8 2 (0.82%) User Experience
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.96%) Windows
2 10 (4.08%) Android
3 9 (3.67%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.27%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.45%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.04%) Linux
7 5 (2.04%) Unix
7 5 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.04%) MVC
3 42 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (14.29%) Web Development
6 34 (13.88%) Test Automation
7 25 (10.20%) TDD
8 19 (7.76%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.94%) Unit Testing
10 16 (6.53%) OOP
11 15 (6.12%) ETL
12 14 (5.71%) Analytics
12 14 (5.71%) Decision-Making
12 14 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (5.31%) ERP
13 13 (5.31%) Load Testing
13 13 (5.31%) Statistics
14 12 (4.90%) Customer Requirements
15 11 (4.49%) Data Development
Programming Languages
1 115 (46.94%) C#
2 80 (32.65%) T-SQL
3 53 (21.63%) JavaScript
4 42 (17.14%) VB.NET
5 14 (5.71%) Java
6 10 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.27%) VBA
8 7 (2.86%) C++
9 6 (2.45%) XPath
10 5 (2.04%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.22%) PHP
11 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.22%) Python
11 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.22%) XAML
12 2 (0.82%) C
12 2 (0.82%) Go
12 2 (0.82%) Perl
12 2 (0.82%) Ruby
12 2 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (6.94%) Degree
2 7 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.71%) SLA
2 5 (2.04%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 68 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.94%) Google
3 7 (2.86%) Cognos
3 7 (2.86%) IDERA
3 7 (2.86%) Oracle
3 7 (2.86%) Twitter
4 5 (2.04%) Tableau
5 4 (1.63%) Teradata
6 3 (1.22%) Alteryx
6 3 (1.22%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.22%) Epicor
6 3 (1.22%) HP
6 3 (1.22%) VMware
7 2 (0.82%) Facebook
7 2 (0.82%) Greenplum
7 2 (0.82%) Netezza
7 2 (0.82%) RapidMiner
7 2 (0.82%) Vertica
8 1 (0.41%) Kronos
8 1 (0.41%) Northgate