Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 209 253 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 32.76% 31.35% 26.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.87% 54.76% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 192 236 217
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,725 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 388 462 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 60.82% 57.25% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 358 412 537
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,925 £22,500 £21,900
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 78 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Tamworth 0 42 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Lichfield -5 23 £45,000 +42.86% 4
Cannock +9 18 £36,250 +45.00% 3
Stafford -1 15 £38,057 +11.93% 2
Leek +1 6 £46,150 +42.00%
Burton-upon-Trent +5 4 £48,750 +47.73% 3
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 102 (48.80%) SQL Server
2 96 (45.93%) .NET
3 91 (43.54%) C#
4 78 (37.32%) T-SQL
4 78 (37.32%) Microsoft
5 67 (32.06%) ASP.NET
6 63 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (27.75%) JavaScript
8 48 (22.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 45 (21.53%) Windows
9 45 (21.53%) Azure
10 41 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (18.66%) MVC
11 39 (18.66%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (16.27%) Relational Database
13 33 (15.79%) Scrum
14 31 (14.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (14.83%) Git (software)
15 30 (14.35%) VB.NET
16 29 (13.88%) Degree
16 29 (13.88%) QA
17 28 (13.40%) Retail
18 27 (12.92%) Visual Studio
19 26 (12.44%) HTML
19 26 (12.44%) Computer Science
20 24 (11.48%) Marketing
20 24 (11.48%) .NET Framework
20 24 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 24 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
20 24 (11.48%) DevOps

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 5 (2.39%) CMS
1 5 (2.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.91%) Sitefinity
3 3 (1.44%) JBoss
4 2 (0.96%) Confluence
4 2 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.48%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.53%) Azure
2 14 (6.70%) Power Platform
3 12 (5.74%) AWS
4 6 (2.87%) IaaS
5 5 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.96%) Office 365
6 2 (0.96%) PaaS
6 2 (0.96%) SaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.48%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (1.44%) LAN
2 3 (1.44%) WAN
3 2 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.48%) DHCP
4 1 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) Firewall
4 1 (0.48%) NAS
4 1 (0.48%) RTP
4 1 (0.48%) SAN
4 1 (0.48%) SSH
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (48.80%) SQL Server
2 48 (22.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (16.27%) Relational Database
4 24 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.70%) Power BI
6 12 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (4.31%) MySQL
9 7 (3.35%) MS Access
10 6 (2.87%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.91%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.91%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (1.91%) Riak
11 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.92%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.66%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.31%) Subversion
6 7 (3.35%) JIRA
7 5 (2.39%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.91%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.44%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.96%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.96%) Moq
10 2 (0.96%) Ranorex
10 2 (0.96%) Selenium
10 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (13.40%) Retail
2 24 (11.48%) Marketing
3 14 (6.70%) Finance
4 9 (4.31%) Billing
5 4 (1.91%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 138 (66.03%) Developer
2 58 (27.75%) .NET Developer
3 39 (18.66%) C# Developer
4 37 (17.70%) Software Developer
5 32 (15.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (12.92%) Analyst
7 21 (10.05%) SQL Developer
8 19 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (8.61%) .NET Software Developer
10 17 (8.13%) Data Analyst
11 16 (7.66%) Senior Developer
12 11 (5.26%) DBA
12 11 (5.26%) Lead Developer
12 11 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
13 10 (4.78%) Web Developer
14 9 (4.31%) Administrator
14 9 (4.31%) Applications Support
14 9 (4.31%) Consultant
14 9 (4.31%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (4.31%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (45.93%) .NET
2 67 (32.06%) ASP.NET
3 31 (14.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (12.44%) HTML
5 24 (11.48%) .NET Framework
6 23 (11.00%) jQuery
7 20 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (9.57%) CSS
8 19 (9.09%) Web Services
9 16 (7.66%) AngularJS
9 16 (7.66%) WinForms
10 14 (6.70%) LINQ
11 11 (5.26%) Spring
11 11 (5.26%) XML
12 10 (4.78%) REST
12 10 (4.78%) RESTful
13 9 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (3.35%) Ajax
14 7 (3.35%) Node.js
14 7 (3.35%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.35%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.39%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.44%) Clustering
6 3 (1.44%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.96%) PMI
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.53%) Windows
2 12 (5.74%) Android
2 12 (5.74%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.35%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (2.87%) Linux
4 6 (2.87%) Unix
4 6 (2.87%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.91%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (18.66%) MVC
3 39 (18.66%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (15.79%) Scrum
5 26 (12.44%) Computer Science
6 24 (11.48%) DevOps
7 20 (9.57%) Software Engineering
8 19 (9.09%) ETL
9 17 (8.13%) Collaborative Working
10 16 (7.66%) Open Source
10 16 (7.66%) SOLID
10 16 (7.66%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.18%) OO
12 14 (6.70%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.70%) Performance Analysis
13 13 (6.22%) Decision-Making
13 13 (6.22%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (6.22%) Web Development
14 12 (5.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 91 (43.54%) C#
2 78 (37.32%) T-SQL
3 58 (27.75%) JavaScript
4 30 (14.35%) VB.NET
5 11 (5.26%) PHP
6 9 (4.31%) Java
7 7 (3.35%) Perl
8 6 (2.87%) AWK
9 5 (2.39%) Python
10 4 (1.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (1.91%) Go
10 4 (1.91%) R
10 4 (1.91%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.91%) VB
11 2 (0.96%) C
11 2 (0.96%) Delphi
11 2 (0.96%) Erlang
11 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.96%) VB6
12 1 (0.48%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (13.88%) Degree
2 16 (7.66%) HND
2 16 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.87%) MCSA
3 6 (2.87%) MCSE
4 4 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.88%) QA
2 11 (5.26%) SLA
3 5 (2.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.96%) Docker
3 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (1.44%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.96%) WSUS
4 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (37.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.78%) SAP
3 9 (4.31%) Oracle
4 7 (3.35%) Tableau
4 7 (3.35%) VMware
5 5 (2.39%) Cisco
5 5 (2.39%) RedGate
6 4 (1.91%) Cognos
6 4 (1.91%) Sage
7 3 (1.44%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.96%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.96%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.48%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.48%) Altiris
9 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.48%) IBM
9 1 (0.48%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.48%) Remedy
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore