Period
to 17 November 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2502 2771 3835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 20.65% 18.80% 20.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.04% 38.05% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2211 2488 3439
Thames Valley median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 6755 7283 8550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 55.74% 49.40% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5823 6279 7220
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 1224 £42,750 -5.00% 66
Buckinghamshire +3 727 £40,000 - 38
Oxfordshire -3 562 £45,000 - 37
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for SQL.

1 918 (36.69%) SQL Server
2 874 (34.93%) C#
3 847 (33.85%) .NET
4 811 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
5 780 (31.18%) JavaScript
6 651 (26.02%) Microsoft
7 644 (25.74%) HTML
8 614 (24.54%) Java
9 608 (24.30%) CSS
10 497 (19.86%) Windows
11 479 (19.14%) MVC
12 443 (17.71%) Web Services
13 430 (17.19%) Finance
14 387 (15.47%) ASP.NET
15 372 (14.87%) Degree
16 366 (14.63%) jQuery
17 350 (13.99%) Oracle
18 336 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
19 324 (12.95%) Linux
20 313 (12.51%) XML
21 310 (12.39%) T-SQL
22 308 (12.31%) Scrum
23 306 (12.23%) TDD
24 302 (12.07%) Python
25 291 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
26 284 (11.35%) AngularJS
27 264 (10.55%) Software Engineering
28 263 (10.51%) NoSQL
29 244 (9.75%) Spring
30 241 (9.63%) Windows Server

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
1 227 (9.07%) IIS
2 85 (3.40%) Apache
3 83 (3.32%) MS Exchange
4 80 (3.20%) Tomcat
5 62 (2.48%) Apache Spark
6 53 (2.12%) SharePoint
7 50 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 50 (2.00%) SAS
8 47 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
9 39 (1.56%) Confluence
9 39 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 37 (1.48%) CMS
11 24 (0.96%) JBoss
12 20 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 20 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 19 (0.76%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.72%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.60%) EPiServer
16 14 (0.56%) Skype for Business
17 13 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 151 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 120 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.40%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.080%) SPSS
10 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.040%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 41 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 39 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 15 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
5 12 (0.48%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.44%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.20%) Unica
10 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle AGIS
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.12%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 225 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 189 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (3.12%) SaaS
4 76 (3.04%) Office 365
5 34 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
6 30 (1.20%) IaaS
7 27 (1.08%) GitHub
8 23 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
9 22 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (0.80%) OpenShift
11 19 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
11 19 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (0.56%) PaaS
13 12 (0.48%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.48%) FinancialForce
13 12 (0.48%) npm
14 10 (0.40%) Google Analytics
14 10 (0.40%) Slack
15 9 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.24%) HTTP
2 72 (2.88%) Firewall
3 70 (2.80%) Internet
4 57 (2.28%) DNS
5 49 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 34 (1.36%) Intranet
7 32 (1.28%) AMQP
8 31 (1.24%) Broadband
9 29 (1.16%) WAN
10 28 (1.12%) LAN
11 27 (1.08%) DHCP
12 25 (1.00%) VPN
13 18 (0.72%) SAN
13 18 (0.72%) VoIP
14 16 (0.64%) VLAN
14 16 (0.64%) Wireless
15 15 (0.60%) Skype
16 14 (0.56%) HTTPS
17 13 (0.52%) MPLS
18 12 (0.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 918 (36.69%) SQL Server
2 263 (10.51%) NoSQL
3 224 (8.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 200 (7.99%) MySQL
5 179 (7.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 177 (7.07%) Relational Database
7 126 (5.04%) Big Data
8 115 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
9 102 (4.08%) MongoDB
10 91 (3.64%) Hadoop
11 82 (3.28%) Power BI
12 79 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 71 (2.84%) Oracle Database
14 68 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
15 64 (2.56%) RDBMS
16 61 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 58 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
18 54 (2.16%) MariaDB
19 51 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
19 51 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 206 (8.23%) Visual Studio
2 196 (7.83%) Git (software)
3 142 (5.68%) JIRA
4 131 (5.24%) Jenkins
5 122 (4.88%) Selenium
6 120 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 110 (4.40%) Subversion
8 109 (4.36%) Maven
9 99 (3.96%) JUnit
10 53 (2.12%) Eclipse
11 52 (2.08%) Cucumber
12 38 (1.52%) SoapUI
12 38 (1.52%) WebDriver
13 35 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
14 31 (1.24%) IntelliJ
15 30 (1.20%) Ant
16 24 (0.96%) HP UFT
17 23 (0.92%) GitLab
18 22 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 20 (0.80%) Gradle
General
1 430 (17.19%) Finance
2 161 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 139 (5.56%) Marketing
4 121 (4.84%) Retail
5 84 (3.36%) Banking
6 81 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 69 (2.76%) Advertising
8 66 (2.64%) Electronics
9 62 (2.48%) Publishing
10 60 (2.40%) Games
11 31 (1.24%) Automotive
12 23 (0.92%) Back Office
13 12 (0.48%) Billing
14 10 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.36%) Law
15 9 (0.36%) Legal
16 8 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.28%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.20%) Local Government
18 5 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1182 (47.24%) Developer
2 404 (16.15%) .NET Developer
3 396 (15.83%) Analyst
4 337 (13.47%) C# Developer
5 252 (10.07%) Java Developer
6 230 (9.19%) Senior Developer
7 213 (8.51%) SQL Developer
8 195 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 194 (7.75%) Software Developer
10 130 (5.20%) Support Analyst
11 115 (4.60%) Applications Support
12 112 (4.48%) Consultant
13 111 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 110 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
14 110 (4.40%) Support Engineer
15 104 (4.16%) .NET Software Developer
15 104 (4.16%) C# Software Developer
16 101 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
17 96 (3.84%) Software Engineer
18 91 (3.64%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 847 (33.85%) .NET
2 644 (25.74%) HTML
3 608 (24.30%) CSS
4 443 (17.71%) Web Services
5 387 (15.47%) ASP.NET
6 366 (14.63%) jQuery
7 313 (12.51%) XML
8 284 (11.35%) AngularJS
9 244 (9.75%) Spring
10 198 (7.91%) .NET Framework
11 185 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 163 (6.51%) Hibernate
13 154 (6.16%) REST
14 146 (5.84%) SOAP
15 142 (5.68%) HTML5
16 136 (5.44%) RESTful
17 125 (5.00%) JSON
18 119 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 118 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
20 106 (4.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 291 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 215 (8.59%) Computer Science
3 103 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 70 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 66 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 59 (2.36%) Clustering
7 56 (2.24%) Algorithms
7 56 (2.24%) Fintech
8 45 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 35 (1.40%) Replication
10 28 (1.12%) Data Centre
11 27 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 26 (1.04%) Data Structures
13 24 (0.96%) User Experience
14 22 (0.88%) Management Information System
15 19 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
16 16 (0.64%) Driving Licence
17 14 (0.56%) Life Science
18 13 (0.52%) Social Media
19 12 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 497 (19.86%) Windows
2 324 (12.95%) Linux
3 241 (9.63%) Windows Server
4 162 (6.47%) Unix
5 72 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 59 (2.36%) Android
8 53 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (1.88%) Windows 7
10 41 (1.64%) Windows 10
11 27 (1.08%) Ubuntu
12 26 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (0.80%) CentOS
15 19 (0.76%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.44%) Debian
17 8 (0.32%) AIX
18 6 (0.24%) Solaris
19 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
20 4 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (19.14%) MVC
3 336 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
4 308 (12.31%) Scrum
5 306 (12.23%) TDD
6 264 (10.55%) Software Engineering
7 220 (8.79%) Web Development
8 182 (7.27%) Test Automation
9 175 (6.99%) OO
10 168 (6.71%) Unit Testing
11 165 (6.59%) SDLC
12 163 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
13 149 (5.96%) Mathematics
14 131 (5.24%) Mentoring
15 130 (5.20%) DevOps
16 123 (4.92%) ETL
17 120 (4.80%) CRM
18 115 (4.60%) Analytics
19 106 (4.24%) BDD
20 102 (4.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 874 (34.93%) C#
2 780 (31.18%) JavaScript
3 614 (24.54%) Java
4 310 (12.39%) T-SQL
5 302 (12.07%) Python
6 153 (6.12%) C++
7 124 (4.96%) PHP
8 102 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 98 (3.92%) PL/SQL
10 94 (3.76%) PowerShell
11 87 (3.48%) C
12 86 (3.44%) Bash Shell
13 69 (2.76%) Scala
14 61 (2.44%) VB
15 60 (2.40%) R
16 49 (1.96%) VBA
17 48 (1.92%) Perl
18 38 (1.52%) Ruby
19 35 (1.40%) MATLAB
20 32 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 372 (14.87%) Degree
2 119 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 24 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (0.88%) PhD
7 22 (0.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 16 (0.64%) CCNA
9 16 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.60%) ACCA
11 13 (0.52%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.48%) CIMA
12 12 (0.48%) Master's Degree
13 11 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
14 10 (0.40%) MCSE
15 9 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (0.36%) MBA
16 8 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.56%) QA
2 58 (2.32%) SLA
3 46 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.48%) GAAP
4 12 (0.48%) PMO
5 10 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.28%) GDPR
8 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.16%) HL7
9 4 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.080%) TickIT
11 1 (0.040%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.040%) GAMP
11 1 (0.040%) IEC 61131
11 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.040%) JTAG
11 1 (0.040%) MISRA
11 1 (0.040%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 146 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 95 (3.80%) Docker
3 56 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 42 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (0.84%) XenApp
7 19 (0.76%) vSphere
8 17 (0.68%) Apache Flume
8 17 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (0.56%) HDFS
10 12 (0.48%) KVM
11 11 (0.44%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.40%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (0.36%) XenServer
14 7 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.24%) SAP ITS
15 6 (0.24%) VirtualBox
16 5 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
17 4 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 50 (2.00%) Puppet
2 45 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (1.52%) Ansible
4 34 (1.36%) Backup Exec
5 33 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 32 (1.28%) SCCM
7 24 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (0.92%) vCenter Server
9 22 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 22 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 19 (0.76%) WSUS
11 18 (0.72%) Terraform
12 14 (0.56%) Nagios
12 14 (0.56%) ZABBIX
13 13 (0.52%) SCOM
14 11 (0.44%) Data Guard
15 10 (0.40%) Packer
16 9 (0.36%) Kubernetes
16 9 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 9 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 651 (26.02%) Microsoft
2 350 (13.99%) Oracle
3 126 (5.04%) SAP
4 117 (4.68%) VMware
5 66 (2.64%) Cisco
6 59 (2.36%) Citrix
7 51 (2.04%) Tableau
8 47 (1.88%) Google
9 39 (1.56%) Symantec
10 37 (1.48%) HP
11 36 (1.44%) IBM
12 32 (1.28%) F5
13 31 (1.24%) Cognos
14 30 (1.20%) Juniper
15 27 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
16 25 (1.00%) Xamarin
17 23 (0.92%) Forcepoint
18 22 (0.88%) Altiris
18 22 (0.88%) Red Hat
18 22 (0.88%) Veritas