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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 247 316 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 33.84% 26.47% 36.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.10% 45.01% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 236 252 432
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £22,050
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 411 702 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 56.30% 58.79% 65.34%
Number of salaries quoted 379 576 737
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,400 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £56,250
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 November 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 November 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 +1 144 £42,500 +13.33% 47
Lichfield -2 24 £31,500 -21.25% 16
Tamworth 0 21 £42,500 +33.86% 21
Stafford +16 20 £34,000 -2.86% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -8 11 £31,000 -17.33% 2
Cannock +1 4 £25,000 +12.36% 2
Leek - 3 £32,500 - 1
Rugeley - 3 £25,500 -
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 140 (56.68%) SQL Server
2 112 (45.34%) T-SQL
3 105 (42.51%) .NET
4 99 (40.08%) C#
5 81 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (30.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (28.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 69 (27.94%) Microsoft
9 63 (25.51%) ASP.NET
10 52 (21.05%) MVC
11 51 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 50 (20.24%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (18.62%) Test Automation
14 44 (17.81%) JavaScript
15 41 (16.60%) HTML
16 39 (15.79%) ETL
17 35 (14.17%) VB.NET
18 34 (13.77%) XML
18 34 (13.77%) Windows
19 33 (13.36%) .NET Framework
19 33 (13.36%) Tableau
20 32 (12.96%) CSS
21 31 (12.55%) ASP.NET Web API
21 31 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
22 30 (12.15%) Entity Framework
22 30 (12.15%) Visual Studio
22 30 (12.15%) Cognos
23 28 (11.34%) Web Development
23 28 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
23 28 (11.34%) Greenfield Project

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 2 (0.81%) IIS
1 2 (0.81%) SAS
2 1 (0.40%) CMS
2 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.24%) Photoshop
4 7 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) Infor LN
1 1 (0.40%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 51 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.62%) Azure Functions
3 4 (1.62%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.62%) Serverless
4 3 (1.21%) SaaS
4 3 (1.21%) Silverpop
5 2 (0.81%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) AdWords
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) Internet
1 5 (2.02%) RTP
2 3 (1.21%) SMS
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (56.68%) SQL Server
2 75 (30.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (28.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (8.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.86%) Power BI
8 11 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (4.45%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (2.43%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (2.43%) QlikView
10 6 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.62%) MySQL
11 4 (1.62%) Redis
11 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.21%) DB2
13 2 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (12.15%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.86%) NUnit
5 10 (4.05%) Selenium
6 9 (3.64%) JIRA
6 9 (3.64%) NSubstitute
7 8 (3.24%) Subversion
8 6 (2.43%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.43%) ReSharper
9 5 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.62%) Ranorex
10 4 (1.62%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.21%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 1 (0.40%) AccuRev
13 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.40%) Moq
13 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
General
1 23 (9.31%) Finance
2 12 (4.86%) Retail
3 6 (2.43%) Games
4 5 (2.02%) Marketing
5 4 (1.62%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 156 (63.16%) Developer
2 44 (17.81%) SQL Developer
3 41 (16.60%) .NET Developer
4 36 (14.57%) Analyst
5 30 (12.15%) Software Developer
6 26 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 23 (9.31%) DBA
8 22 (8.91%) SQL DBA
9 19 (7.69%) Web Developer
10 16 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (6.48%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.67%) Junior
11 14 (5.67%) SQL Server Developer
12 13 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
13 12 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (4.86%) Junior Developer
13 12 (4.86%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (42.51%) .NET
2 63 (25.51%) ASP.NET
3 41 (16.60%) HTML
4 34 (13.77%) XML
5 33 (13.36%) .NET Framework
6 32 (12.96%) CSS
7 31 (12.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 30 (12.15%) Entity Framework
9 26 (10.53%) jQuery
9 26 (10.53%) WinForms
10 24 (9.72%) WCF
11 18 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (5.26%) ADO.NET
12 13 (5.26%) HTML5
13 12 (4.86%) RESTful
14 11 (4.45%) Ajax
14 11 (4.45%) REST
14 11 (4.45%) Spring
15 10 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (4.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
1 28 (11.34%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (8.10%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.26%) Replication
4 7 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.02%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.21%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.21%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.21%) User Experience
7 3 (1.21%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.81%) Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.77%) Windows
2 7 (2.83%) Android
3 6 (2.43%) Linux
4 4 (1.62%) Unix
5 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.21%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.05%) MVC
3 50 (20.24%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (18.62%) Test Automation
5 39 (15.79%) ETL
6 28 (11.34%) Web Development
7 27 (10.93%) Data Development
8 26 (10.53%) Scrum
9 24 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (9.72%) SDLC
10 23 (9.31%) Data Security
11 21 (8.50%) TDD
12 18 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (6.88%) Customer Requirements
13 17 (6.88%) OOP
14 16 (6.48%) Unit Testing
15 15 (6.07%) Capacity Management
15 15 (6.07%) Code Optimisation
16 14 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 112 (45.34%) T-SQL
2 99 (40.08%) C#
3 44 (17.81%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.17%) VB.NET
5 14 (5.67%) Java
5 14 (5.67%) VB
6 12 (4.86%) VB6
7 8 (3.24%) C++
8 6 (2.43%) PHP
9 4 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.62%) XPath
10 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.21%) VBA
10 3 (1.21%) XAML
11 2 (0.81%) C
11 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.81%) VBScript
12 1 (0.40%) ES6
12 1 (0.40%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (4.86%) Degree
2 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.64%) SLA
2 6 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.21%) QA
4 3 (1.21%) WAI
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.36%) Tableau
3 30 (12.15%) Cognos
4 24 (9.72%) Alteryx
5 12 (4.86%) Oracle
6 10 (4.05%) Google
7 5 (2.02%) IDERA
8 3 (1.21%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.21%) Greenplum
8 3 (1.21%) IBM
8 3 (1.21%) Netezza
8 3 (1.21%) Sage
8 3 (1.21%) Teradata
8 3 (1.21%) Twitter
8 3 (1.21%) Vertica
9 2 (0.81%) Epicor
9 2 (0.81%) Facebook
10 1 (0.40%) Infor
10 1 (0.40%) Kronos
10 1 (0.40%) MicroStrategy