Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 134 233 242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 31.60% 31.23% 27.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.76% 50.11% 48.02%
Number of salaries quoted 138 218 230
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £24,375 £24,500 £21,225
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £50,025
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 232 465 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 54.72% 62.33% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 214 416 448
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,463 £24,125 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £53,825
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Staffordshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for SQL in Staffordshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 50 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Tamworth 0 19 £24,000 -43.53%
Burton-upon-Trent +8 16 £50,000 +42.86%
Stafford +1 13 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Cannock -6 8 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Lichfield +1 2 £51,250 +28.13% 4
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 57 (42.54%) T-SQL
2 56 (41.79%) SQL Server
3 54 (40.30%) C#
4 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
5 49 (36.57%) .NET
6 38 (28.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (26.12%) JavaScript
8 29 (21.64%) ASP.NET
9 28 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (20.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (19.40%) MVC
10 26 (19.40%) Power BI
10 26 (19.40%) Power Platform
11 18 (13.43%) Azure
12 16 (11.94%) Visualisation
12 16 (11.94%) VB.NET
12 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (11.19%) Software Engineering
14 14 (10.45%) Data Visualisation
14 14 (10.45%) TypeScript
14 14 (10.45%) Visual Studio
14 14 (10.45%) DevOps
15 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
15 13 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (9.70%) WinForms
15 13 (9.70%) Law
15 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (8.96%) Windows
17 10 (7.46%) Back Office

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 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.49%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.40%) Power Platform
2 18 (13.43%) Azure
3 8 (5.97%) Serverless
4 4 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.24%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.49%) IaaS
6 2 (1.49%) Office 365
7 1 (0.75%) AWS
7 1 (0.75%) G Suite
7 1 (0.75%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) Internet
2 3 (2.24%) Skype
2 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.49%) VLAN
3 2 (1.49%) VPN
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (41.79%) SQL Server
2 38 (28.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (20.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (19.40%) Power BI
5 15 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (7.46%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (7.46%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (5.22%) OLTP
9 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.24%) SSDT
12 2 (1.49%) GIS
12 2 (1.49%) MS Access
12 2 (1.49%) MySQL
12 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.24%) JIRA
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.75%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.75%) GitLab
4 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.75%) Maven
4 1 (0.75%) NUnit
4 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (9.70%) Law
2 10 (7.46%) Back Office
3 5 (3.73%) Finance
4 3 (2.24%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.24%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (56.72%) Developer
2 22 (16.42%) SQL Developer
3 14 (10.45%) Software Developer
4 12 (8.96%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.21%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.21%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) Consultant
8 8 (5.97%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Crystal Reports Writer
9 7 (5.22%) Database Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Junior
9 7 (5.22%) Report Writer
10 6 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.48%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.57%) .NET
2 29 (21.64%) ASP.NET
3 13 (9.70%) WinForms
4 10 (7.46%) .NET Framework
5 9 (6.72%) .NET Core
5 9 (6.72%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.72%) ASP.NET Core
6 8 (5.97%) Entity Framework
6 8 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (5.22%) XML
8 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (4.48%) Web Services
9 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.73%) HTML
9 5 (3.73%) RESTful
10 4 (2.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (2.99%) CSS
10 4 (2.99%) Spring
10 4 (2.99%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.99%) CMDB
2 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Licensing
3 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.49%) Replication
4 2 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.75%) Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.96%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.24%) Linux
3 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (19.40%) MVC
3 16 (11.94%) Visualisation
4 15 (11.19%) Software Engineering
5 14 (10.45%) Data Visualisation
5 14 (10.45%) DevOps
6 13 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.46%) Logistics
7 10 (7.46%) Requirements Gathering
8 9 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (6.72%) Data Conversion
8 9 (6.72%) Decision-Making
8 9 (6.72%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (6.72%) Project Planning
8 9 (6.72%) Unit Testing
9 8 (5.97%) Fintech
9 8 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (5.97%) Technical Debt
10 7 (5.22%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (42.54%) T-SQL
2 54 (40.30%) C#
3 35 (26.12%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.94%) VB.NET
5 14 (10.45%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.97%) Python
7 6 (4.48%) Java
8 5 (3.73%) C++
9 4 (2.99%) VBScript
10 3 (2.24%) Go
10 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.49%) C
11 2 (1.49%) Erlang
11 2 (1.49%) PHP
11 2 (1.49%) R
12 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Degree
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.49%) Docker
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Ansible
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.75%) Packer
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) SCOM
2 1 (0.75%) Terraform
2 1 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.46%) SAP
3 5 (3.73%) VMware
4 4 (2.99%) Snow
5 3 (2.24%) Cisco
5 3 (2.24%) Cognos
5 3 (2.24%) Tableau
6 2 (1.49%) Citrix
6 2 (1.49%) ESRI
6 2 (1.49%) Meraki
6 2 (1.49%) Sage
7 1 (0.75%) Bomgar
7 1 (0.75%) Cylance
7 1 (0.75%) Databricks
7 1 (0.75%) Google
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle
7 1 (0.75%) Sophos
7 1 (0.75%) Telerik