Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 255 236 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.59% 25.62% 32.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.66% 43.30% 54.31%
Number of salaries quoted 229 203 399
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,900 £22,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +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 535 545 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 59.98% 59.17% 60.51%
Number of salaries quoted 464 456 711
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,625 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 82 £40,000 +6.67% 35
Tamworth +1 63 £22,000 -39.73% 10
Stafford +8 21 £37,500 - 1
Lichfield +8 19 £33,500 -13.55% 3
Burton-upon-Trent -12 13 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Cannock -3 2 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Rugeley 0 1 £22,500 -10.00%
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 115 (45.10%) C#
2 112 (43.92%) SQL Server
3 95 (37.25%) .NET
4 83 (32.55%) Microsoft
5 71 (27.84%) Windows
6 62 (24.31%) T-SQL
7 53 (20.78%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (19.22%) JavaScript
9 44 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (16.08%) VB.NET
11 38 (14.90%) CSS
11 38 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (14.51%) ASP.NET
12 37 (14.51%) MVC
13 33 (12.94%) HTML
14 29 (11.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (9.41%) Test Automation
17 24 (9.41%) Web Development
18 23 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (9.02%) Windows Server
18 23 (9.02%) Finance
19 22 (8.63%) SLA
19 22 (8.63%) .NET Framework
20 21 (8.24%) Windows 7
20 21 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
20 21 (8.24%) Entity Framework
21 20 (7.84%) jQuery

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 18 (7.06%) IIS
2 10 (3.92%) CMS
3 8 (3.14%) SAS
4 4 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.18%) Confluence
6 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) JBoss
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.78%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.78%) Blender
6 2 (0.78%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.92%) Office 365
4 5 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.18%) Serverless
6 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.35%) FTP
1 6 (2.35%) Telnet
1 6 (2.35%) Wireshark
2 5 (1.96%) DNS
2 5 (1.96%) Firewall
2 5 (1.96%) Internet
2 5 (1.96%) SMS
2 5 (1.96%) SSH
2 5 (1.96%) VPN
3 4 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (1.57%) SAN
4 2 (0.78%) HTTP
4 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.78%) Skype
5 1 (0.39%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (43.92%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (7.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (2.75%) Power BI
10 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.96%) DB2
11 5 (1.96%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.57%) MS Access
13 2 (0.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.10%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.53%) JIRA
5 7 (2.75%) NUnit
6 6 (2.35%) Subversion
7 4 (1.57%) NSubstitute
8 3 (1.18%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.18%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.18%) Selenium
9 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.78%) Maven
9 2 (0.78%) Moq
9 2 (0.78%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (9.02%) Finance
2 20 (7.84%) Retail
3 7 (2.75%) Games
3 7 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.35%) Billing
4 6 (2.35%) Marketing
5 5 (1.96%) Advertising
5 5 (1.96%) Automotive
6 4 (1.57%) Legal
7 3 (1.18%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (43.53%) Developer
2 65 (25.49%) Analyst
3 35 (13.73%) .NET Developer
3 35 (13.73%) C# Developer
4 31 (12.16%) SQL Developer
4 31 (12.16%) Support Analyst
5 24 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (7.45%) Web Developer
7 18 (7.06%) Administrator
8 17 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 16 (6.27%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.88%) Data Analyst
10 15 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
11 14 (5.49%) Software Developer
12 13 (5.10%) Consultant
13 12 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (4.71%) DBA
13 12 (4.71%) IT Support
13 12 (4.71%) SQL DBA
13 12 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (37.25%) .NET
2 38 (14.90%) CSS
3 37 (14.51%) ASP.NET
4 33 (12.94%) HTML
5 22 (8.63%) .NET Framework
6 21 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (8.24%) Entity Framework
7 20 (7.84%) jQuery
8 19 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (7.45%) XML
9 16 (6.27%) WinForms
10 13 (5.10%) WCF
11 12 (4.71%) Web Services
12 11 (4.31%) SOAP
13 10 (3.92%) CSS3
14 9 (3.53%) JSON
14 9 (3.53%) REST
15 8 (3.14%) RESTful
15 8 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (3.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.10%) Replication
3 12 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.35%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.35%) Fintech
7 5 (1.96%) Clustering
7 5 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.78%) EFT
9 2 (0.78%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (0.78%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.39%) CMDB
10 1 (0.39%) EPoS
10 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.84%) Windows
2 23 (9.02%) Windows Server
3 21 (8.24%) Windows 7
4 15 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 14 (5.49%) Linux
6 12 (4.71%) Unix
6 12 (4.71%) Windows 10
6 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.92%) Windows Vista
8 9 (3.53%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.96%) CentOS
9 5 (1.96%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.78%) Problem-Solving
2 44 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (14.51%) MVC
5 24 (9.41%) Test Automation
5 24 (9.41%) Web Development
6 19 (7.45%) Software Engineering
7 18 (7.06%) Unit Testing
8 17 (6.67%) ERP
9 16 (6.27%) ETL
10 13 (5.10%) TDD
10 13 (5.10%) Ticket Management
11 12 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (4.71%) SDLC
12 11 (4.31%) ITIL
12 11 (4.31%) Load Testing
13 10 (3.92%) Analytics
13 10 (3.92%) E-Commerce
13 10 (3.92%) Mathematics
14 9 (3.53%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 115 (45.10%) C#
2 62 (24.31%) T-SQL
3 49 (19.22%) JavaScript
4 41 (16.08%) VB.NET
5 9 (3.53%) C++
6 8 (3.14%) Java
6 8 (3.14%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.14%) VBA
7 7 (2.75%) Python
8 6 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.35%) VB
9 5 (1.96%) VB6
10 4 (1.57%) R
10 4 (1.57%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.57%) XPath
11 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.78%) Go
12 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.78%) Perl
12 2 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (5.10%) Degree
2 8 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.96%) MCP
3 5 (1.96%) MCSA
3 5 (1.96%) MCSE
4 4 (1.57%) CCENT
4 4 (1.57%) CCNA
4 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.78%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.78%) MCT
6 2 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.63%) SLA
2 8 (3.14%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.35%) QA
4 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 20 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.96%) Squid
3 5 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (32.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.31%) Oracle
2 11 (4.31%) VMware
3 10 (3.92%) Google
4 7 (2.75%) HP
4 7 (2.75%) Teradata
5 5 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.96%) BT
5 5 (1.96%) Epicor
5 5 (1.96%) Greenplum
5 5 (1.96%) Netezza
5 5 (1.96%) Vertica
6 4 (1.57%) Cisco
6 4 (1.57%) IFS
6 4 (1.57%) Infor
6 4 (1.57%) Twitter
7 3 (1.18%) IDERA
8 2 (0.78%) RapidMiner
8 2 (0.78%) Tableau
9 1 (0.39%) Facebook