Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,415 2,502 2,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 21.60% 20.63% 18.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.53% 37.03% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,083 2,211 2,488
Thames Valley median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 the Thames Valley with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,110 6,756 7,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 54.66% 55.70% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,317 5,824 6,279
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the Thames Valley

SQL
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for SQL in the Thames Valley

SQL
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in the Thames Valley

SQL
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Berkshire -1 1,185 £50,000 +16.96% 159
Buckinghamshire +1 708 £42,500 +6.25% 104
Oxfordshire 0 524 £47,500 +5.56% 70
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for SQL.

1 815 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 789 (32.67%) C#
3 741 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
4 732 (30.31%) .NET
5 652 (27.00%) Microsoft
6 609 (25.22%) JavaScript
7 512 (21.20%) Java
8 453 (18.76%) HTML
9 409 (16.94%) T-SQL
10 405 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
11 379 (15.69%) MVC
12 376 (15.57%) CSS
12 376 (15.57%) Windows
13 368 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
14 360 (14.91%) Degree
15 341 (14.12%) ASP.NET
16 331 (13.71%) Linux
17 326 (13.50%) Python
18 324 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
19 320 (13.25%) Oracle
20 316 (13.08%) Finance
21 285 (11.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 284 (11.76%) Software Engineering
23 279 (11.55%) Scrum
24 266 (11.01%) Web Services
25 257 (10.64%) AngularJS
26 245 (10.14%) TDD
27 242 (10.02%) Git (software)
28 240 (9.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 231 (9.57%) SDLC

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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
1 151 (6.25%) IIS
2 99 (4.10%) Apache
3 67 (2.77%) Confluence
4 65 (2.69%) Tomcat
5 64 (2.65%) Apache Spark
6 55 (2.28%) SharePoint
7 50 (2.07%) SAS
8 47 (1.95%) CMS
9 34 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
9 34 (1.41%) Umbraco
10 27 (1.12%) MS Exchange
11 26 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
12 21 (0.87%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
14 15 (0.62%) JBoss
15 14 (0.58%) EPiServer
15 14 (0.58%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.54%) nginx
17 12 (0.50%) Apache Solr
18 11 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 126 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.66%) Chatbot
4 11 (0.46%) SPSS
5 6 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.17%) EngageOne
8 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.041%) InVision
9 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.041%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 41 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 41 (1.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 35 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
5 20 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
6 15 (0.62%) Oracle Payroll
7 13 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
8 12 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
8 12 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
8 12 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.41%) NetSuite
10 9 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
11 8 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
13 6 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
13 6 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 5 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 405 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 224 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (3.40%) Office 365
4 62 (2.57%) SaaS
5 56 (2.32%) PaaS
6 47 (1.95%) IaaS
7 44 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (1.66%) GitHub
9 36 (1.49%) Amazon S3
10 33 (1.37%) Google Analytics
10 33 (1.37%) Serverless
11 31 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
12 26 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
13 22 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
13 22 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
14 21 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
15 20 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
17 17 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
18 12 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.40%) Firewall
2 34 (1.41%) DNS
3 28 (1.16%) Internet
4 25 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.99%) SAN
6 22 (0.91%) HTTP
6 22 (0.91%) Network Security
7 21 (0.87%) VoIP
8 18 (0.75%) VPN
9 17 (0.70%) WAN
10 16 (0.66%) LAN
11 15 (0.62%) Broadband
12 14 (0.58%) Intranet
13 13 (0.54%) DHCP
14 12 (0.50%) SMS
15 11 (0.46%) HTTPS
15 11 (0.46%) Wireless
16 10 (0.41%) NAS
16 10 (0.41%) Skype
16 10 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 815 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 285 (11.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 240 (9.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 195 (8.07%) Data Warehouse
5 187 (7.74%) Power BI
6 173 (7.16%) MySQL
7 166 (6.87%) Relational Database
8 150 (6.21%) NoSQL
9 138 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 128 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 127 (5.26%) Big Data
12 118 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
13 100 (4.14%) Hadoop
14 87 (3.60%) Oracle Database
15 82 (3.40%) RDBMS
16 74 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
17 67 (2.77%) Apache Hive
18 60 (2.48%) MongoDB
19 42 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
20 40 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 242 (10.02%) Git (software)
2 168 (6.96%) Visual Studio
3 141 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 106 (4.39%) JIRA
5 71 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 63 (2.61%) Maven
7 58 (2.40%) Selenium
8 55 (2.28%) Eclipse
8 55 (2.28%) Subversion
9 49 (2.03%) JUnit
10 37 (1.53%) Cucumber
11 25 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
12 24 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
13 19 (0.79%) NUnit
13 19 (0.79%) TeamCity
14 18 (0.75%) SpecFlow
15 17 (0.70%) Bitbucket
15 17 (0.70%) Hudson
16 16 (0.66%) Mockito
16 16 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 316 (13.08%) Finance
2 136 (5.63%) Retail
3 89 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 80 (3.31%) Marketing
5 65 (2.69%) Advertising
6 53 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 47 (1.95%) Banking
8 23 (0.95%) Automotive
9 22 (0.91%) Games
10 17 (0.70%) Electronics
11 15 (0.62%) Publishing
12 14 (0.58%) Law
13 11 (0.46%) German Language
13 11 (0.46%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.21%) Legal
16 4 (0.17%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.17%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.12%) French Language
17 3 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1,080 (44.72%) Developer
2 332 (13.75%) Analyst
3 274 (11.35%) .NET Developer
4 229 (9.48%) C# Developer
5 185 (7.66%) SQL Developer
6 179 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 171 (7.08%) Java Developer
8 147 (6.09%) DBA
8 147 (6.09%) Senior Developer
9 135 (5.59%) Software Engineer
9 135 (5.59%) SQL DBA
10 114 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 105 (4.35%) Support Engineer
12 97 (4.02%) Graduate
13 88 (3.64%) Architect
14 86 (3.56%) Consultant
15 85 (3.52%) Applications Support
15 85 (3.52%) Graduate Developer
16 71 (2.94%) Data Scientist
17 70 (2.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (30.31%) .NET
2 453 (18.76%) HTML
3 376 (15.57%) CSS
4 341 (14.12%) ASP.NET
5 266 (11.01%) Web Services
6 257 (10.64%) AngularJS
7 227 (9.40%) jQuery
7 227 (9.40%) XML
8 188 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 166 (6.87%) Spring
10 148 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 136 (5.63%) HTML5
12 131 (5.42%) REST
13 123 (5.09%) Node.js
14 116 (4.80%) RESTful
15 115 (4.76%) .NET Framework
16 107 (4.43%) JSON
17 85 (3.52%) SOAP
18 83 (3.44%) Hibernate
19 71 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 214 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 95 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
4 86 (3.56%) Algorithms
5 74 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
6 72 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 64 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 51 (2.11%) User Experience
9 46 (1.90%) Fintech
10 44 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 34 (1.41%) Social Network
12 33 (1.37%) Private Cloud
12 33 (1.37%) Replication
13 32 (1.33%) Clustering
14 30 (1.24%) Client/Server
15 24 (0.99%) Data Centre
15 24 (0.99%) Driving Licence
16 22 (0.91%) Life Science
17 21 (0.87%) NHS
18 20 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 376 (15.57%) Windows
2 331 (13.71%) Linux
3 144 (5.96%) Windows Server
4 108 (4.47%) Unix
5 70 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 63 (2.61%) Android
7 48 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 22 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.62%) CentOS
12 11 (0.46%) Solaris
12 11 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.41%) AIX
14 8 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (15.69%) MVC
3 368 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
4 324 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
5 284 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 279 (11.55%) Scrum
7 245 (10.14%) TDD
8 231 (9.57%) SDLC
9 212 (8.78%) Analytics
10 180 (7.45%) ETL
11 172 (7.12%) Test Automation
12 142 (5.88%) DevOps
13 138 (5.71%) Visualisation
14 134 (5.55%) OO
15 131 (5.42%) Mathematics
16 129 (5.34%) Data Modelling
17 128 (5.30%) Mentoring
18 119 (4.93%) Unit Testing
19 117 (4.84%) Data Science
20 115 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 789 (32.67%) C#
2 609 (25.22%) JavaScript
3 512 (21.20%) Java
4 409 (16.94%) T-SQL
5 326 (13.50%) Python
6 150 (6.21%) C++
7 140 (5.80%) PL/SQL
8 116 (4.80%) C
9 115 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 112 (4.64%) R
11 85 (3.52%) PHP
12 65 (2.69%) Java 8
13 47 (1.95%) Scala
13 47 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 46 (1.90%) TypeScript
15 40 (1.66%) Bash Shell
15 40 (1.66%) Delphi
16 36 (1.49%) VBA
17 31 (1.28%) Ruby
18 27 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 360 (14.91%) Degree
2 102 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 34 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 29 (1.20%) MCSA
7 26 (1.08%) MCSE
8 23 (0.95%) Master's Degree
9 18 (0.75%) SC Cleared
10 16 (0.66%) ISEB
10 16 (0.66%) PhD
11 9 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.21%) Analytics IQ
12 5 (0.21%) CCNA
12 5 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
13 4 (0.17%) MCP
14 3 (0.12%) CIMA
14 3 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (4.84%) QA
2 50 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.16%) SLA
4 18 (0.75%) GDPR
5 11 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.29%) PMO
7 6 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.25%) WAI
8 4 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.083%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.083%) JTAG
9 2 (0.083%) MISRA
9 2 (0.083%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.041%) HL7
System Software
1 161 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 91 (3.77%) Docker
3 54 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.37%) GPFS
7 8 (0.33%) HDFS
8 7 (0.29%) Xen
8 7 (0.29%) XenApp
9 6 (0.25%) Varnish
9 6 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.17%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.17%) KVM
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 65 (2.69%) Ansible
2 49 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.61%) Puppet
3 39 (1.61%) SCCM
4 34 (1.41%) Hadoop YARN
5 29 (1.20%) Kubernetes
6 25 (1.04%) Terraform
7 20 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (0.54%) Kibana
8 13 (0.54%) Nagios
9 11 (0.46%) CloudHub
9 11 (0.46%) SCOM
10 8 (0.33%) Nessus
11 7 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.25%) Grafana
12 6 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.21%) Packer
Vendors
1 652 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 320 (13.25%) Oracle
3 118 (4.89%) Tableau
4 89 (3.69%) VMware
5 76 (3.15%) SAP
6 56 (2.32%) Google
7 49 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 34 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 32 (1.33%) IBM
10 31 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (1.04%) New Relic
11 25 (1.04%) Sage
11 25 (1.04%) Splunk
11 25 (1.04%) Xamarin
12 22 (0.91%) Atlassian
12 22 (0.91%) BMC
12 22 (0.91%) Cognos
12 22 (0.91%) ServiceNow
13 20 (0.83%) Citrix
14 18 (0.75%) Cisco