Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 93 149 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.00% 32.75% 31.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.47% 60.32% 50.32%
Number of salaries quoted 87 138 225
10th Percentile £21,550 £23,500 £25,300
25th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £45,625 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £50,500 £53,750 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.53%

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 219 247 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.04% 54.29% 62.58%
Number of salaries quoted 168 230 432
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
25th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £47,813 £50,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021. 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 -2 26 £40,000 -4.76% 15
Tamworth -4 21 £21,000 -12.50% 5
Burton-upon-Trent -1 14 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Lichfield +3 11 £32,500 -9.72% 6
Cannock 0 7 £30,000 -25.00%
Stafford -9 5 £31,000 +3.33% 5
Rugeley - 1 £37,500 -
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 44 (47.31%) SQL Server
2 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.26%) Social Skills
4 22 (23.66%) .NET
5 21 (22.58%) Windows
6 20 (21.51%) T-SQL
6 20 (21.51%) C#
7 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
7 19 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
9 17 (18.28%) CSS
10 16 (17.20%) Project Management
10 16 (17.20%) Data Analysis
10 16 (17.20%) Web Development
11 15 (16.13%) MVC
11 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET
12 14 (15.05%) HTML
12 14 (15.05%) Power Platform
12 14 (15.05%) Power BI
13 13 (13.98%) Python
13 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (12.90%) Microsoft 365
14 12 (12.90%) ERP
14 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
15 11 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (11.83%) Java
15 11 (11.83%) Manufacturing
15 11 (11.83%) Data Visualisation
15 11 (11.83%) Visualisation

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 (2.15%) Apache
1 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.08%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Power Platform
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (8.60%) Azure
4 5 (5.38%) AWS
5 2 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.15%) SaaS
6 1 (1.08%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (1.08%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (1.08%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.08%) GitHub
6 1 (1.08%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Firewall
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
1 2 (2.15%) LAN
1 2 (2.15%) WAN
1 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.08%) DHCP
2 1 (1.08%) DNS
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) IPsec
2 1 (1.08%) SSH
2 1 (1.08%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.08%) VoIP
2 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) Power BI
3 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
5 11 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (7.53%) MS Access
8 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (5.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.15%) GIS
10 2 (2.15%) Informix
10 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (32.26%) Social Skills
2 11 (11.83%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) Retail
4 4 (4.30%) Finance
4 4 (4.30%) Law
5 2 (2.15%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.08%) Police
Job Titles
1 38 (40.86%) Developer
2 33 (35.48%) Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Data Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) DBA
6 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) EDI Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Software Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Software Support Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) VBA Developer
8 5 (5.38%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) .NET
2 17 (18.28%) CSS
3 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET
4 14 (15.05%) HTML
5 7 (7.53%) Spring
6 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (6.45%) EDI
6 6 (6.45%) jQuery
6 6 (6.45%) WinForms
7 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (5.38%) MDX
8 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.30%) Web Services
9 3 (3.23%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.23%) Laravel
9 3 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (3.23%) RESTful
9 3 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) AS400
2 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.30%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.23%) iSeries
5 2 (2.15%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.15%) Tandem
6 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
2 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.15%) Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (17.20%) Data Analysis
3 16 (17.20%) Project Management
3 16 (17.20%) Web Development
4 15 (16.13%) MVC
5 12 (12.90%) ERP
6 11 (11.83%) Data Visualisation
6 11 (11.83%) Visualisation
7 7 (7.53%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.53%) Project Delivery
7 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.45%) BPMN
8 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.45%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.38%) Mathematics
9 5 (5.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) C#
1 20 (21.51%) T-SQL
2 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.98%) Python
4 11 (11.83%) Java
5 10 (10.75%) PHP
6 9 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.53%) VBA
8 6 (6.45%) Ruby
9 4 (4.30%) C
9 4 (4.30%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.23%) COBOL
10 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.23%) RPG
10 3 (3.23%) RPG IV
10 3 (3.23%) RPG/400
11 2 (2.15%) C++
12 1 (1.08%) Perl
12 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.68%) Degree
3 5 (5.38%) MCDBA
3 5 (5.38%) MCSA
3 5 (5.38%) MCSE
4 1 (1.08%) HNC
4 1 (1.08%) HND
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
2 7 (7.53%) QA
3 3 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.15%) XenApp
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) iptables
2 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (1.08%) Cacti
1 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) IBM
3 6 (6.45%) SAP
4 5 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix
5 2 (2.15%) Epicor
5 2 (2.15%) VMware
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.08%) Sophos