Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 307 326 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.51% 29.72% 36.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.89% 47.73% 60.72%
Number of salaries quoted 259 282 424
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,250 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 628 683 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 58.31% 62.26% 60.74%
Number of salaries quoted 520 579 660
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +3 101 £40,000 - 28
Tamworth -1 72 £22,000 -29.03% 13
Lichfield 0 36 £33,500 -4.29% 4
Stafford +6 32 £36,000 +10.77% 5
Burton-upon-Trent +1 15 £37,500 - 1
Rugeley - 1 £22,500 -
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 152 (49.51%) SQL Server
2 144 (46.91%) C#
3 123 (40.07%) .NET
4 116 (37.79%) Microsoft
5 76 (24.76%) T-SQL
6 66 (21.50%) Windows
7 58 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 57 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
10 54 (17.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 52 (16.94%) ASP.NET
12 48 (15.64%) MVC
13 43 (14.01%) HTML
14 40 (13.03%) JavaScript
15 38 (12.38%) VB.NET
16 35 (11.40%) .NET Framework
17 32 (10.42%) Entity Framework
18 30 (9.77%) CSS
19 29 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
20 28 (9.12%) jQuery
20 28 (9.12%) SQL Server 2012
20 28 (9.12%) SDLC
20 28 (9.12%) Software Engineering
21 26 (8.47%) Retail
21 26 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (8.14%) Web Development
23 24 (7.82%) Degree
23 24 (7.82%) Business Analysis
23 24 (7.82%) Finance
24 23 (7.49%) Management Information System

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 15 (4.89%) IIS
2 7 (2.28%) SAS
3 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.63%) Confluence
4 5 (1.63%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.65%) CMS
6 2 (0.65%) JBoss
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.65%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 17 (5.54%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.65%) iTrent
4 2 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.33%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.23%) Office 365
3 8 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.95%) SAN
1 6 (1.95%) SMS
2 5 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (1.63%) DNS
2 5 (1.63%) Firewall
2 5 (1.63%) SSH
2 5 (1.63%) VPN
3 4 (1.30%) HTTP
4 2 (0.65%) Internet
4 2 (0.65%) Skype
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) VoIP
5 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (49.51%) SQL Server
2 58 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (17.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (9.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (3.91%) NoSQL
8 12 (3.91%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (3.58%) Power BI
10 10 (3.26%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.61%) QlikView
12 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.63%) DB2
14 5 (1.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.91%) JIRA
3 11 (3.58%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.61%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.61%) Subversion
5 5 (1.63%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.65%) MSI
7 1 (0.33%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.33%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 26 (8.47%) Retail
2 24 (7.82%) Finance
3 13 (4.23%) Marketing
4 10 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.95%) Advertising
6 5 (1.63%) Back Office
7 3 (0.98%) Banking
7 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.65%) Automotive
8 2 (0.65%) Billing
8 2 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 144 (46.91%) Developer
2 56 (18.24%) Analyst
3 48 (15.64%) SQL Developer
4 46 (14.98%) .NET Developer
5 45 (14.66%) C# Developer
6 31 (10.10%) Support Analyst
7 30 (9.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (7.82%) Software Engineer
9 23 (7.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 20 (6.51%) DBA
11 19 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (6.19%) SQL BI Developer
11 19 (6.19%) SQL DBA
12 18 (5.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (5.54%) Administrator
13 17 (5.54%) Senior Developer
14 14 (4.56%) Software Developer
14 14 (4.56%) Web Developer
15 12 (3.91%) C# Software Engineer
16 11 (3.58%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (40.07%) .NET
2 52 (16.94%) ASP.NET
3 43 (14.01%) HTML
4 35 (11.40%) .NET Framework
5 32 (10.42%) Entity Framework
6 30 (9.77%) CSS
7 28 (9.12%) jQuery
8 21 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (5.86%) AngularJS
9 18 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (5.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (5.21%) HTML5
12 13 (4.23%) WinForms
13 12 (3.91%) XML
14 10 (3.26%) Classic ASP
14 10 (3.26%) WCF
15 8 (2.61%) REST
15 8 (2.61%) WPF
16 7 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (2.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.49%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.26%) Replication
4 9 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.61%) Fintech
6 6 (1.95%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (1.95%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.63%) Clustering
7 5 (1.63%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.98%) NHS
9 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.65%) EPoS
10 1 (0.33%) CMDB
10 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 66 (21.50%) Windows
2 23 (7.49%) Windows Server
3 18 (5.86%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.23%) Linux
5 12 (3.91%) Windows 10
5 12 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.93%) Unix
6 9 (2.93%) Windows 8
6 9 (2.93%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.61%) Windows Vista
8 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.63%) CentOS
9 5 (1.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (15.64%) MVC
4 28 (9.12%) SDLC
4 28 (9.12%) Software Engineering
5 25 (8.14%) Web Development
6 24 (7.82%) Business Analysis
7 22 (7.17%) Test Automation
8 18 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (5.54%) TDD
9 17 (5.54%) Unit Testing
10 16 (5.21%) Mathematics
11 15 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (4.89%) CRM
11 15 (4.89%) ETL
12 14 (4.56%) ITIL
13 13 (4.23%) Software Testing
14 12 (3.91%) ERP
14 12 (3.91%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (3.58%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (46.91%) C#
2 76 (24.76%) T-SQL
3 40 (13.03%) JavaScript
4 38 (12.38%) VB.NET
5 22 (7.17%) PL/SQL
6 21 (6.84%) C++
7 10 (3.26%) VB
8 7 (2.28%) X++
9 6 (1.95%) C
9 6 (1.95%) VB6
10 5 (1.63%) Java
10 5 (1.63%) Python
11 3 (0.98%) PHP
11 3 (0.98%) R
11 3 (0.98%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.65%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (7.82%) Degree
2 20 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.95%) CCNA
4 6 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.95%) MCP
4 6 (1.95%) MCSA
4 6 (1.95%) MCSE
5 5 (1.63%) CCENT
5 5 (1.63%) ISEB
5 5 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (0.98%) PhD
7 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.65%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.65%) MCT
8 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.51%) QA
2 15 (4.89%) SLA
3 11 (3.58%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.98%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 21 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.63%) Squid
3 5 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Nessus
1 1 (0.33%) Nmap
1 1 (0.33%) SCCM
1 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 116 (37.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.54%) Oracle
3 13 (4.23%) Tableau
4 12 (3.91%) VMware
5 9 (2.93%) IFS
6 7 (2.28%) HP
7 6 (1.95%) Cisco
7 6 (1.95%) Infor
8 5 (1.63%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.63%) BT
8 5 (1.63%) Epicor
8 5 (1.63%) Greenplum
8 5 (1.63%) Netezza
8 5 (1.63%) Telerik
8 5 (1.63%) Teradata
8 5 (1.63%) Vertica
9 4 (1.30%) IDERA
10 2 (0.65%) SAP
10 2 (0.65%) Zend
11 1 (0.33%) Altiris