Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 431 637 908
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 22.83% 21.30% 20.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.62% 40.57% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 348 577 758
10th Percentile £31,775 £32,500 £28,675
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,116 1,570 2,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 59.11% 52.51% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1,358 1,977
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Surrey

SQL
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for SQL in Surrey

SQL
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL in Surrey

SQL
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Guildford -1 154 £52,500 -12.50% 22
Woking +12 31 £37,500 -14.29% 6
Godalming -12 19 £67,500 +17.39% 2
Redhill -3 18 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Leatherhead +8 16 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Chertsey -5 14 £58,750 +20.51% 2
Reigate -2 12 £40,169 -19.66% 1
Epsom +2 9 £42,250 -1.74% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames +8 8 £73,750 -1.67% 6
Farnham +3 8 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Camberley +6 7 £55,000 -15.71% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £52,500 - 2
Staines +8 6 £70,000 -12.50%
Egham +13 4 - - 1
Tadworth +4 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Banstead +1 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Warlingham - 1 £45,000 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SQL.

1 178 (41.30%) C#
2 145 (33.64%) .NET
3 138 (32.02%) Azure
4 133 (30.86%) SQL Server
4 133 (30.86%) JavaScript
5 121 (28.07%) HTML
5 121 (28.07%) CSS
6 109 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (24.83%) Microsoft
8 95 (22.04%) Git (software)
9 92 (21.35%) Degree
10 85 (19.72%) .NET Core
11 78 (18.10%) Finance
12 71 (16.47%) MVC
13 65 (15.08%) Mentoring
14 64 (14.85%) REST
14 64 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
15 63 (14.62%) Project Management
16 61 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
17 60 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
18 58 (13.46%) DevOps
18 58 (13.46%) Linux
19 57 (13.23%) Windows
20 56 (12.99%) RESTful
21 55 (12.76%) Active Directory
21 55 (12.76%) Docker
22 54 (12.53%) Unit Testing
23 50 (11.60%) Artificial Intelligence
23 50 (11.60%) CMS
23 50 (11.60%) Web Services

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 50 (11.60%) CMS
2 44 (10.21%) EPiServer
3 25 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.34%) IIS
5 15 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (3.25%) Confluence
7 10 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.62%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.62%) SAS
8 7 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.39%) Apache
9 6 (1.39%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.16%) JBoss
10 5 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.93%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.23%) Mule
12 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 13 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.70%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 138 (32.02%) Azure
2 41 (9.51%) AWS
3 36 (8.35%) Microsoft 365
4 27 (6.26%) IaaS
5 24 (5.57%) PaaS
5 24 (5.57%) SaaS
6 21 (4.87%) Power Platform
7 16 (3.71%) Azure Data Factory
8 15 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (2.55%) GitHub
10 7 (1.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 7 (1.62%) BrowserStack
10 7 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.62%) Mimecast
10 7 (1.62%) NuGet
11 6 (1.39%) Serverless
12 5 (1.16%) GCP
13 4 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.93%) PowerApps
13 4 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.71%) Firewall
2 15 (3.48%) DNS
3 13 (3.02%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.86%) FTP
4 8 (1.86%) WAN
5 7 (1.62%) VLAN
6 6 (1.39%) DMZ
6 6 (1.39%) SAN
6 6 (1.39%) SMTP
6 6 (1.39%) VPN
7 5 (1.16%) BGP
7 5 (1.16%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.16%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.16%) LAN
7 5 (1.16%) MPLS
7 5 (1.16%) Network Security
8 3 (0.70%) DHCP
8 3 (0.70%) HTTP
8 3 (0.70%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (4.87%) Power BI
5 21 (4.87%) RDBMS
6 19 (4.41%) MySQL
6 19 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.48%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.48%) Tableau
8 12 (2.78%) Big Data
8 12 (2.78%) Snowflake Schema
8 12 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (2.09%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (2.09%) Data Lake
10 9 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.62%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 95 (22.04%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.03%) Jenkins
3 23 (5.34%) Visual Studio
4 21 (4.87%) JIRA
5 20 (4.64%) Bitbucket
6 16 (3.71%) Maven
6 16 (3.71%) Selenium
7 15 (3.48%) SpecFlow
7 15 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.48%) WebDriver
8 14 (3.25%) NUnit
9 13 (3.02%) TeamCity
10 11 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (2.32%) Gradle
12 8 (1.86%) JMeter
13 7 (1.62%) Ant
14 6 (1.39%) GitLab
14 6 (1.39%) Moq
15 5 (1.16%) JUnit
16 4 (0.93%) CruiseControl
General
1 78 (18.10%) Finance
2 25 (5.80%) Marketing
3 16 (3.71%) Law
4 14 (3.25%) Electronics
5 13 (3.02%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.32%) Retail
9 9 (2.09%) Billing
10 8 (1.86%) Automotive
11 5 (1.16%) Back Office
11 5 (1.16%) Banking
11 5 (1.16%) Legal
12 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 193 (44.78%) Developer
2 54 (12.53%) Senior Developer
3 49 (11.37%) C# Developer
3 49 (11.37%) Software Developer
4 48 (11.14%) .NET Developer
5 42 (9.74%) Analyst
6 27 (6.26%) Consultant
7 24 (5.57%) Software Engineer
8 23 (5.34%) Applications Support
8 23 (5.34%) Lead Developer
8 23 (5.34%) Team Leader
9 22 (5.10%) Integration Developer
9 22 (5.10%) SQL Developer
10 21 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (3.94%) Architect
12 17 (3.94%) Ruby Developer
12 17 (3.94%) Senior C# Developer
13 16 (3.71%) Lead Software Developer
13 16 (3.71%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (33.64%) .NET
2 121 (28.07%) CSS
2 121 (28.07%) HTML
3 85 (19.72%) .NET Core
4 64 (14.85%) REST
5 56 (12.99%) RESTful
6 50 (11.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 50 (11.60%) Web Services
7 47 (10.90%) SOAP
8 44 (10.21%) .NET Framework
8 44 (10.21%) KnockoutJS
9 43 (9.98%) Vue.js
10 37 (8.58%) WCF
11 34 (7.89%) JSON
12 33 (7.66%) ASP.NET
12 33 (7.66%) XML
13 25 (5.80%) AngularJS
14 24 (5.57%) jQuery
15 22 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.50%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.87%) Private Cloud
4 18 (4.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (3.94%) User Experience
5 17 (3.94%) Virtual Team
6 16 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.25%) Public Cloud
7 14 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (3.02%) Organisational Skills
9 10 (2.32%) LIMS
10 7 (1.62%) Life Science
10 7 (1.62%) Renewable Energy
11 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.16%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.16%) Clustering
12 5 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.16%) Replication
13 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.93%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.46%) Linux
2 57 (13.23%) Windows
3 32 (7.42%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.32%) Unix
5 8 (1.86%) Android
6 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.93%) CentOS
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.70%) VMS
10 2 (0.46%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (16.47%) MVC
3 65 (15.08%) Mentoring
4 64 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (14.62%) Project Management
6 61 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
7 58 (13.46%) DevOps
8 54 (12.53%) Unit Testing
9 50 (11.60%) Artificial Intelligence
10 49 (11.37%) SOLID
11 48 (11.14%) Microservices
12 47 (10.90%) Test Automation
13 45 (10.44%) Software Engineering
14 43 (9.98%) Computer Science
15 40 (9.28%) Scrum
16 32 (7.42%) ITIL
17 31 (7.19%) Migration
18 28 (6.50%) Fintech
19 26 (6.03%) Analytics
19 26 (6.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 178 (41.30%) C#
2 133 (30.86%) JavaScript
3 47 (10.90%) Java
4 42 (9.74%) T-SQL
5 34 (7.89%) Python
6 29 (6.73%) PowerShell
7 23 (5.34%) Ruby
8 21 (4.87%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.02%) C++
10 11 (2.55%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.86%) C
11 8 (1.86%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.62%) R
13 6 (1.39%) PHP
13 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.70%) Go
14 3 (0.70%) Perl
14 3 (0.70%) Scala
14 3 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 92 (21.35%) Degree
2 26 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.41%) CCNA
3 19 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (3.25%) MCSE
4 14 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.32%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.09%) ISEB
7 5 (1.16%) CISSP
7 5 (1.16%) HND
7 5 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.93%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.93%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.93%) MCP
9 3 (0.70%) CISA
9 3 (0.70%) RHCE
9 3 (0.70%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.46%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.18%) QA
1 18 (4.18%) SLA
2 7 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.70%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 55 (12.76%) Active Directory
1 55 (12.76%) Docker
2 35 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.39%) Firmware
5 6 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.39%) vSphere
6 4 (0.93%) NFS
7 3 (0.70%) HDFS
7 3 (0.70%) pfSense
7 3 (0.70%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.46%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.23%) KVM
9 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (6.03%) Kubernetes
2 23 (5.34%) SCCM
3 20 (4.64%) Ansible
4 18 (4.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (3.94%) Terraform
6 11 (2.55%) Puppet
7 7 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.93%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.70%) Consul
9 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.70%) Grafana
9 3 (0.70%) Graphite
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.70%) Packer
9 3 (0.70%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.70%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.70%) vRealize
10 2 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 107 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.21%) VMware
3 36 (8.35%) Oracle
4 13 (3.02%) SAP
5 12 (2.78%) MuleSoft
6 11 (2.55%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.09%) Xceptor
8 8 (1.86%) Cisco
9 6 (1.39%) Databricks
9 6 (1.39%) Google
9 6 (1.39%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.16%) HP
10 5 (1.16%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.16%) Veeam
10 5 (1.16%) Veracode
11 4 (0.93%) New Relic
11 4 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.93%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.70%) hybris
12 3 (0.70%) Zerto