Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 206 305 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.56% 22.49% 20.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.08% 41.72% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 154 252 151
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.95% +10.63% +8.11%
10th Percentile £27,150 £30,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £52,500
North East median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +11.84% +7.80%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 514 731 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 56.30% 53.91% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 365 603 375
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% +16.00% +0.57%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £48,900
North East median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.18% +19.72% -5.06%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for SQL in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL in Tyne and Wear

SQL
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 118 £41,971 -3.51% 53
Gateshead +7 40 £38,750 -35.42% 4
Sunderland +16 21 £37,500 +19.05% 9
Prudhoe +1 14 £47,500 -
North Tyneside 0 5 £28,000 +1.82%
South Tyneside - 3 £40,000 -
South Shields - 2 £31,250 - 1
North Shields - 1 £29,000 -
SQL
North East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SQL.

1 64 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (28.16%) JavaScript
3 57 (27.67%) C#
4 55 (26.70%) Java
5 54 (26.21%) Microsoft
5 54 (26.21%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (25.24%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (22.82%) T-SQL
7 47 (22.82%) MVC
8 46 (22.33%) .NET
8 46 (22.33%) SQL Server
9 45 (21.84%) Mentoring
10 44 (21.36%) ITIL
11 42 (20.39%) Git (software)
12 40 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (17.48%) Technology Roadmap
14 33 (16.02%) Windows
15 32 (15.53%) Degree
16 31 (15.05%) Linux
17 30 (14.56%) HTML
18 28 (13.59%) Oracle
18 28 (13.59%) Migration
19 27 (13.11%) Web Services
19 27 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
20 25 (12.14%) Finance
20 25 (12.14%) AngularJS
21 24 (11.65%) Manufacturing
21 24 (11.65%) ASP.NET
22 23 (11.17%) SOA
22 23 (11.17%) Analytics

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 17 (8.25%) Apache
1 17 (8.25%) IIS
2 11 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.37%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.88%) WordPress
5 2 (0.97%) nginx
5 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (9.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.49%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) SAP BPC
1 3 (1.46%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.46%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.97%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.49%) BPCS
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) HFM
3 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.31%) SaaS
3 11 (5.34%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.94%) PaaS
6 2 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.49%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.34%) LAN
1 11 (5.34%) Network Security
1 11 (5.34%) SSL
1 11 (5.34%) WAN
2 7 (3.40%) Intranet
3 5 (2.43%) SAN
4 2 (0.97%) SNMP
5 1 (0.49%) IPsec
5 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (8.74%) MySQL
5 15 (7.28%) Big Data
6 13 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.34%) Power BI
8 8 (3.88%) Data Lake
8 8 (3.88%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.40%) Data Mining
9 7 (3.40%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.40%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.91%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (2.43%) DB2
11 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.94%) Firebird
12 4 (1.94%) InterBase
12 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 40 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.91%) Subversion
4 5 (2.43%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.43%) Selenium
5 4 (1.94%) ERwin
5 4 (1.94%) JIRA
5 4 (1.94%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.46%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.46%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.46%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.97%) JMeter
7 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.97%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (12.14%) Finance
2 24 (11.65%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.34%) Back Office
4 10 (4.85%) Legal
5 4 (1.94%) Publishing
6 3 (1.46%) Law
7 2 (0.97%) Advertising
7 2 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (29.13%) Developer
2 53 (25.73%) Analyst
3 26 (12.62%) Architect
4 22 (10.68%) Applications Architect
5 21 (10.19%) SQL Developer
6 18 (8.74%) .NET Developer
6 18 (8.74%) C# Developer
6 18 (8.74%) Java Developer
7 16 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (7.77%) Software Developer
8 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (7.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (7.28%) Support Analyst
9 14 (6.80%) Applications Support
9 14 (6.80%) Data Analyst
10 13 (6.31%) Applications Support Analyst
11 12 (5.83%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (5.83%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (5.83%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (22.33%) .NET
2 30 (14.56%) HTML
3 27 (13.11%) Web Services
4 25 (12.14%) AngularJS
5 24 (11.65%) ASP.NET
6 22 (10.68%) XSLT
7 21 (10.19%) CSS
8 20 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (6.80%) ASP.NET Core
10 14 (6.80%) CSS3
11 11 (5.34%) XML
12 10 (4.85%) XML Messaging
13 5 (2.43%) jQuery
13 5 (2.43%) SOAP
14 4 (1.94%) LDAP
14 4 (1.94%) Spring
15 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
15 3 (1.46%) Hibernate
15 3 (1.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 52 (25.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.28%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.91%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.94%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.94%) NHS
5 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.97%) Podcast
6 2 (0.97%) Replication
6 2 (0.97%) Tandem
7 1 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.49%) Contactless
7 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.02%) Windows
2 31 (15.05%) Linux
3 8 (3.88%) Unix
4 7 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.91%) Debian
6 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.97%) Android
7 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) AIX
8 1 (0.49%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (26.21%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (22.82%) MVC
4 45 (21.84%) Mentoring
5 44 (21.36%) ITIL
6 36 (17.48%) Technology Roadmap
7 28 (13.59%) Migration
8 27 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (11.17%) Analytics
9 23 (11.17%) SOA
10 22 (10.68%) Software Engineering
11 20 (9.71%) ETL
11 20 (9.71%) Scrum
11 20 (9.71%) Visualisation
12 19 (9.22%) Coaching
13 17 (8.25%) Unit Testing
14 16 (7.77%) Test Automation
15 15 (7.28%) Project Management
16 11 (5.34%) Service Delivery
17 10 (4.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (28.16%) JavaScript
2 57 (27.67%) C#
3 55 (26.70%) Java
4 47 (22.82%) T-SQL
5 22 (10.68%) C++
6 18 (8.74%) VBA
7 11 (5.34%) Python
8 9 (4.37%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.46%) Scala
11 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.97%) Go
11 2 (0.97%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.97%) PHP
11 2 (0.97%) Ruby
12 1 (0.49%) Delphi
12 1 (0.49%) RPG
12 1 (0.49%) VB
12 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (15.53%) Degree
2 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.94%) CCNA
3 4 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.94%) MCP
3 4 (1.94%) MCSA
3 4 (1.94%) MCSE
3 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.97%) MCITP
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.68%) SLA
2 8 (3.88%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (4.85%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (1.94%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.97%) Docker
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.49%) HDFS
4 1 (0.49%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Oozie
2 2 (0.97%) Ansible
2 2 (0.97%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.97%) Puppet
2 2 (0.97%) Terraform
3 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (26.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.59%) Oracle
3 15 (7.28%) Cisco
4 13 (6.31%) Tableau
5 11 (5.34%) CheckPoint
5 11 (5.34%) Dell
5 11 (5.34%) HP
5 11 (5.34%) Juniper
6 8 (3.88%) iManage
7 7 (3.40%) Remedy
7 7 (3.40%) SAP
8 5 (2.43%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.94%) Birst
9 4 (1.94%) Citrix
9 4 (1.94%) Informatica
9 4 (1.94%) Mitel
9 4 (1.94%) Talend
9 4 (1.94%) VMware
10 3 (1.46%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.46%) WorldPay