Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 323 411 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 27.42% 34.80% 37.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.11% 53.73% 61.29%
Number of salaries quoted 262 379 430
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%

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 716 765 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 60.78% 64.78% 61.95%
Number of salaries quoted 591 677 656
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £51,875
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 +1 108 £38,250 -4.38% 10
Tamworth -2 62 £26,250 -11.02% 3
Lichfield 0 54 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Stafford -1 24 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +4 21 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Cannock +1 6 £22,250 -40.67%
Rugeley - 1 £22,500 -
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 158 (48.92%) SQL Server
2 150 (46.44%) C#
3 140 (43.34%) Microsoft
4 137 (42.41%) .NET
5 88 (27.24%) T-SQL
6 78 (24.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 69 (21.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 66 (20.43%) Business Intelligence
9 65 (20.12%) ASP.NET
10 58 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (17.03%) MVC
12 48 (14.86%) HTML
13 42 (13.00%) JavaScript
14 40 (12.38%) VB.NET
15 39 (12.07%) AngularJS
15 39 (12.07%) .NET Framework
16 37 (11.46%) Windows
17 35 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 35 (10.84%) Entity Framework
17 35 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (10.53%) jQuery
19 32 (9.91%) Web Development
19 32 (9.91%) Business Analysis
20 31 (9.60%) PL/SQL
20 31 (9.60%) Degree
21 30 (9.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 29 (8.98%) Software Engineering
22 29 (8.98%) CRM
23 28 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
23 28 (8.67%) QA

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 19 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.72%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (2.79%) SAS
4 7 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.86%) IIS
5 6 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.55%) Confluence
7 3 (0.93%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 28 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (8.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.62%) iTrent
4 2 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.31%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.55%) SaaS
3 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.93%) Office 365
4 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.17%) VoIP
2 6 (1.86%) SMS
2 6 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.24%) HTTP
4 3 (0.93%) SAN
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (48.92%) SQL Server
2 78 (24.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (21.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (9.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (8.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (5.88%) Power BI
8 16 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (4.64%) Relational Database
10 14 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (4.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (4.02%) NoSQL
11 13 (4.02%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (3.10%) MS Access
13 9 (2.79%) QlikView
14 7 (2.17%) MySQL
15 6 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
17 4 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.02%) JIRA
3 12 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.10%) Subversion
5 5 (1.55%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.55%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.55%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.24%) MSI
7 2 (0.62%) TestRail
8 1 (0.31%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.31%) Selenium
8 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (7.12%) Retail
2 22 (6.81%) Finance
3 16 (4.95%) Marketing
4 14 (4.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.24%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
7 3 (0.93%) Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 163 (50.46%) Developer
2 63 (19.50%) .NET Developer
3 55 (17.03%) C# Developer
4 53 (16.41%) SQL Developer
5 45 (13.93%) Analyst
6 42 (13.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (9.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 28 (8.67%) DBA
9 27 (8.36%) ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (7.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (7.74%) Senior Developer
10 25 (7.74%) SQL DBA
11 22 (6.81%) Software Engineer
12 21 (6.50%) SQL BI Developer
13 20 (6.19%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (5.57%) Software Developer
15 16 (4.95%) Support Analyst
16 15 (4.64%) Graduate
16 15 (4.64%) Junior
16 15 (4.64%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (42.41%) .NET
2 65 (20.12%) ASP.NET
3 48 (14.86%) HTML
4 39 (12.07%) .NET Framework
4 39 (12.07%) AngularJS
5 35 (10.84%) Entity Framework
6 34 (10.53%) jQuery
7 26 (8.05%) HTML5
8 24 (7.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (7.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (6.50%) Classic ASP
10 21 (6.50%) CSS
11 20 (6.19%) XML
12 15 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (4.02%) WPF
14 12 (3.72%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (3.72%) LINQ
15 9 (2.79%) REST
15 9 (2.79%) WCF
16 7 (2.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.72%) NHS
5 11 (3.41%) Replication
6 8 (2.48%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.24%) Fintech
9 3 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.62%) Clustering
10 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.62%) EPoS
10 2 (0.62%) iPad
11 1 (0.31%) CMDB
11 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Licensing
11 1 (0.31%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.46%) Windows
2 9 (2.79%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.55%) Windows 8
4 5 (1.55%) Windows Vista
5 4 (1.24%) Linux
5 4 (1.24%) Unix
5 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.62%) Android
7 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.43%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (17.03%) MVC
4 32 (9.91%) Business Analysis
4 32 (9.91%) Web Development
5 29 (8.98%) CRM
5 29 (8.98%) Software Engineering
6 26 (8.05%) SDLC
7 20 (6.19%) Test Automation
8 19 (5.88%) Mathematics
8 19 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (4.95%) Software Testing
11 15 (4.64%) TDD
12 14 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (4.33%) ITIL
12 14 (4.33%) Statistics
13 13 (4.02%) Migration
13 13 (4.02%) Unit Testing
14 12 (3.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (46.44%) C#
2 88 (27.24%) T-SQL
3 42 (13.00%) JavaScript
4 40 (12.38%) VB.NET
5 31 (9.60%) PL/SQL
6 19 (5.88%) C++
7 10 (3.10%) C
7 10 (3.10%) VB
8 7 (2.17%) X++
9 5 (1.55%) Java
9 5 (1.55%) PHP
10 4 (1.24%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.62%) Python
12 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.31%) R
12 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.31%) VB6
12 1 (0.31%) VBA
12 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (9.60%) Degree
2 22 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.10%) ISEB
4 8 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.93%) MCSE
6 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.62%) CCNA
7 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.62%) MCP
7 2 (0.62%) MCSA
7 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) CCENT
8 1 (0.31%) CITP
8 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.67%) QA
2 8 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.17%) SLA
4 5 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.93%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.31%) Nessus
2 1 (0.31%) Nmap
2 1 (0.31%) SCCM
2 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 140 (43.34%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.12%) Oracle
3 21 (6.50%) Tableau
4 12 (3.72%) VMware
5 7 (2.17%) Telerik
6 6 (1.86%) IFS
7 4 (1.24%) IDERA
7 4 (1.24%) Zend
8 3 (0.93%) Epicor
8 3 (0.93%) HP
8 3 (0.93%) Infor
9 2 (0.62%) Cisco
9 2 (0.62%) Google
9 2 (0.62%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.62%) IBM
9 2 (0.62%) Netezza
9 2 (0.62%) Teradata
9 2 (0.62%) Vertica
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.31%) Talend