Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,120 2,603 2,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 20.55% 20.97% 18.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.50% 37.35% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,806 2,323 2,254
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
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 5,506 6,969 6,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 53.36% 56.14% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4,756 6,008 5,511
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 1,117 £50,000 +11.11% 147
Buckinghamshire 0 593 £42,500 +6.25% 111
Oxfordshire 0 410 £45,000 - 85
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 696 (32.83%) SQL Server
2 693 (32.69%) C#
3 665 (31.37%) .NET
4 607 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
5 536 (25.28%) JavaScript
6 512 (24.15%) Microsoft
7 432 (20.38%) Java
8 409 (19.29%) HTML
9 366 (17.26%) Windows
10 357 (16.84%) MVC
10 357 (16.84%) Degree
11 351 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 343 (16.18%) CSS
13 336 (15.85%) Oracle
14 313 (14.76%) T-SQL
14 313 (14.76%) ASP.NET
15 285 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
16 284 (13.40%) Python
17 278 (13.11%) Linux
18 266 (12.55%) Finance
18 266 (12.55%) Software Engineering
19 249 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
20 230 (10.85%) Web Services
21 216 (10.19%) jQuery
22 215 (10.14%) SDLC
23 212 (10.00%) TDD
24 211 (9.95%) XML
25 208 (9.81%) Git (software)
26 199 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
27 198 (9.34%) Scrum

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
1 153 (7.22%) IIS
2 96 (4.53%) Apache
3 62 (2.92%) Apache Spark
4 56 (2.64%) Tomcat
5 55 (2.59%) SAS
6 47 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 43 (2.03%) Confluence
8 37 (1.75%) CMS
9 28 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
11 23 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
12 21 (0.99%) Umbraco
13 17 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 16 (0.75%) MS Exchange
15 14 (0.66%) JBoss
16 11 (0.52%) Anypoint
16 11 (0.52%) Mule
16 11 (0.52%) Mule ESB
16 11 (0.52%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 93 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.42%) SPSS
5 6 (0.28%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.19%) EngageOne
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.047%) InVision
9 1 (0.047%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 49 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 42 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 35 (1.65%) Oracle 11i
4 24 (1.13%) Oracle Payroll
5 23 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
6 22 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
7 21 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
7 21 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
7 21 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
8 18 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
10 12 (0.57%) Oracle HRMS
11 11 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
12 10 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 9 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
14 7 (0.33%) NetSuite
14 7 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
15 5 (0.24%) Changepoint
15 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 351 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 199 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (4.48%) Office 365
4 86 (4.06%) SaaS
5 58 (2.74%) IaaS
6 51 (2.41%) PaaS
7 46 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
8 45 (2.12%) Amazon S3
9 38 (1.79%) Serverless
10 35 (1.65%) Google Analytics
11 33 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
12 32 (1.51%) GitHub
13 31 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
14 27 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
15 25 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
16 24 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
18 15 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
19 13 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
20 12 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (3.63%) Firewall
2 45 (2.12%) DNS
3 37 (1.75%) WAN
4 31 (1.46%) LAN
5 25 (1.18%) Network Security
6 24 (1.13%) Internet
6 24 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 20 (0.94%) SAN
8 19 (0.90%) DHCP
9 16 (0.75%) HTTP
9 16 (0.75%) VPN
10 15 (0.71%) SNMP
11 11 (0.52%) VoIP
12 10 (0.47%) HTTPS
12 10 (0.47%) SSL
13 8 (0.38%) Broadband
13 8 (0.38%) Skype
13 8 (0.38%) Wireless
14 6 (0.28%) Intranet
14 6 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 696 (32.83%) SQL Server
2 160 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 157 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 154 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 133 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
6 123 (5.80%) MySQL
7 113 (5.33%) Big Data
7 113 (5.33%) NoSQL
8 111 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
9 104 (4.91%) Power BI
10 99 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 96 (4.53%) Oracle Database
12 95 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 92 (4.34%) Hadoop
14 74 (3.49%) RDBMS
15 71 (3.35%) Apache Hive
16 46 (2.17%) SAP HANA
17 45 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
18 41 (1.93%) Text Mining
19 40 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 208 (9.81%) Git (software)
2 134 (6.32%) Visual Studio
3 90 (4.25%) Jenkins
4 78 (3.68%) JIRA
5 58 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 49 (2.31%) Maven
7 46 (2.17%) Selenium
8 38 (1.79%) Eclipse
9 33 (1.56%) JUnit
10 29 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
11 27 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
12 23 (1.08%) Cucumber
13 22 (1.04%) Subversion
14 20 (0.94%) NUnit
15 19 (0.90%) WebDriver
16 15 (0.71%) IntelliJ
17 14 (0.66%) GitLab
17 14 (0.66%) TeamCity
18 13 (0.61%) Grunt
18 13 (0.61%) gulp
General
1 266 (12.55%) Finance
2 115 (5.42%) Retail
3 92 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.69%) Marketing
5 44 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 36 (1.70%) Banking
7 24 (1.13%) Advertising
8 14 (0.66%) German Language
8 14 (0.66%) Publishing
9 13 (0.61%) Electronics
9 13 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.57%) Automotive
11 11 (0.52%) Games
12 9 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.38%) Legal
14 7 (0.33%) Law
14 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.19%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.14%) French Language
16 3 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 907 (42.78%) Developer
2 272 (12.83%) Analyst
3 251 (11.84%) .NET Developer
4 179 (8.44%) C# Developer
5 145 (6.84%) Java Developer
6 141 (6.65%) Software Developer
7 134 (6.32%) DBA
7 134 (6.32%) Senior Developer
8 129 (6.08%) Software Engineer
9 116 (5.47%) SQL DBA
10 110 (5.19%) Architect
11 103 (4.86%) SQL Developer
12 98 (4.62%) Support Engineer
13 97 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
14 89 (4.20%) Applications Support
15 88 (4.15%) Graduate
16 85 (4.01%) Support Analyst
17 71 (3.35%) Data Scientist
18 70 (3.30%) Graduate Developer
19 66 (3.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 665 (31.37%) .NET
2 409 (19.29%) HTML
3 343 (16.18%) CSS
4 313 (14.76%) ASP.NET
5 230 (10.85%) Web Services
6 216 (10.19%) jQuery
7 211 (9.95%) XML
8 191 (9.01%) AngularJS
9 177 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 149 (7.03%) Spring
11 141 (6.65%) REST
12 137 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 130 (6.13%) .NET Framework
14 110 (5.19%) JSON
15 102 (4.81%) HTML5
16 93 (4.39%) Node.js
16 93 (4.39%) RESTful
17 88 (4.15%) SOAP
18 79 (3.73%) Hibernate
19 69 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 135 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.01%) Algorithms
3 70 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
4 54 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
5 53 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 50 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (1.93%) Social Network
8 40 (1.89%) Fintech
9 39 (1.84%) User Experience
10 36 (1.70%) Client/Server
11 35 (1.65%) Mobile App
12 32 (1.51%) Private Cloud
13 27 (1.27%) Replication
14 26 (1.23%) Clustering
14 26 (1.23%) Data Centre
15 25 (1.18%) Life Science
16 18 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
16 18 (0.85%) Virtual Team
17 17 (0.80%) Driving Licence
17 17 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 366 (17.26%) Windows
2 278 (13.11%) Linux
3 154 (7.26%) Windows Server
4 124 (5.85%) Unix
5 53 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 45 (2.12%) Android
8 21 (0.99%) CentOS
9 20 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.80%) AIX
11 16 (0.75%) Solaris
11 16 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 16 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.38%) VMS
15 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (16.84%) MVC
3 285 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
4 266 (12.55%) Software Engineering
5 249 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
6 215 (10.14%) SDLC
7 212 (10.00%) TDD
8 198 (9.34%) Scrum
9 189 (8.92%) Analytics
10 169 (7.97%) Computer Science
11 146 (6.89%) Test Automation
12 143 (6.75%) Data Modelling
13 142 (6.70%) Mathematics
14 132 (6.23%) DevOps
15 129 (6.08%) Project Management
16 128 (6.04%) ETL
17 124 (5.85%) Visualisation
18 123 (5.80%) OO
19 108 (5.09%) Web Development
20 106 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 693 (32.69%) C#
2 536 (25.28%) JavaScript
3 432 (20.38%) Java
4 313 (14.76%) T-SQL
5 284 (13.40%) Python
6 141 (6.65%) PL/SQL
7 135 (6.37%) C++
8 113 (5.33%) C
9 105 (4.95%) R
10 74 (3.49%) PHP
11 72 (3.40%) PowerShell
12 56 (2.64%) Shell Script
13 55 (2.59%) Java 8
14 52 (2.45%) Scala
15 40 (1.89%) VB.NET
16 39 (1.84%) TypeScript
17 36 (1.70%) Delphi
18 34 (1.60%) Bash Shell
19 22 (1.04%) Ruby
19 22 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 357 (16.84%) Degree
2 104 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 46 (2.17%) MCSA
6 34 (1.60%) MCSE
7 31 (1.46%) ISTQB
8 26 (1.23%) Master's Degree
9 21 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.66%) ISEB
11 13 (0.61%) MCITP
12 8 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.33%) PhD
14 6 (0.28%) MCTS
14 6 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
15 5 (0.24%) Analytics IQ
15 5 (0.24%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (5.33%) QA
2 43 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.46%) GDPR
4 24 (1.13%) SLA
5 15 (0.71%) PMO
6 12 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.38%) GAMP
8 6 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.19%) HL7
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 142 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 74 (3.49%) Docker
3 59 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 53 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.66%) GPFS
7 8 (0.38%) XenApp
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.28%) Varnish
9 6 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.24%) HDFS
10 5 (0.24%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.19%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.19%) Xen
12 3 (0.14%) iptables
13 2 (0.094%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.094%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (2.08%) SCCM
2 42 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
3 41 (1.93%) Ansible
4 29 (1.37%) Puppet
5 27 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.13%) Kubernetes
7 23 (1.08%) Terraform
8 19 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 18 (0.85%) SCOM
10 13 (0.61%) Nagios
11 11 (0.52%) CloudHub
12 9 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.42%) Kibana
13 8 (0.38%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
15 6 (0.28%) Grafana
16 5 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (0.24%) Nessus
17 4 (0.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 512 (24.15%) Microsoft
2 336 (15.85%) Oracle
3 115 (5.42%) Tableau
4 92 (4.34%) VMware
5 79 (3.73%) SAP
6 52 (2.45%) Google
7 46 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 44 (2.08%) Sitecore
9 31 (1.46%) ServiceNow
10 30 (1.42%) IBM
11 24 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (1.08%) Cognos
13 22 (1.04%) Citrix
14 19 (0.90%) BMC
15 18 (0.85%) Capita
15 18 (0.85%) Riverbed
15 18 (0.85%) Telerik
16 16 (0.75%) Teradata
17 15 (0.71%) Xamarin
18 14 (0.66%) NetApp