SQL Jobs in the UK excluding London

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London requiring SQL skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SQL over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 11 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 8,155 8,597 11,746
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 10.18% 15.56% 15.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.60% 40.33% 34.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,634 5,317 7,877
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,500 £37,908
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £73,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.78% +7.27% +4.76%

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London

SQL falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 23,571 21,319 34,264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.43% 38.58% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16,991 12,850 20,984
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.91% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £66,500 £71,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the UK excluding London

SQL
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for SQL in the UK excluding London

SQL
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for SQL in the UK excluding London

SQL
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England -5 2,105 £50,000 -4.76% 302
South East -5 1,696 £50,000 -9.09% 221
Midlands -3 1,465 £47,500 -5.00% 175
Scotland +6 1,329 £55,000 -7.60% 53
North West -4 1,183 £52,000 -0.95% 174
West Midlands -4 859 £50,000 - 89
South West -10 768 £50,000 - 127
Yorkshire -6 653 £45,249 -13.81% 95
East Midlands -2 594 £43,000 -14.00% 84
East of England -7 513 £47,500 -11.63% 82
North East +3 271 £50,000 -7.82% 39
Wales +3 219 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Northern Ireland -16 63 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Channel Islands 0 3 £67,500 +92.86%
SQL
UK

SQL
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 402 (4.93%) Apache Spark
2 252 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 198 (2.43%) Microsoft Exchange
4 169 (2.07%) IIS
5 140 (1.72%) Apache
6 102 (1.25%) FileNet
7 98 (1.20%) Confluence
8 77 (0.94%) CMS
9 71 (0.87%) SAS
10 51 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
11 48 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 42 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
13 33 (0.40%) Umbraco
14 32 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
15 25 (0.31%) WordPress
16 22 (0.27%) WebSphere
17 21 (0.26%) GemFire
18 17 (0.21%) Tomcat
19 13 (0.16%) nginx
20 11 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 477 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 288 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (0.28%) Simulink
7 14 (0.17%) Trello
8 11 (0.13%) SPSS
9 8 (0.098%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.086%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (0.074%) Oracle Smart View
12 5 (0.061%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.025%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.012%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.012%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 81 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 39 (0.48%) Siebel CRM
4 33 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (0.26%) Shopify
6 19 (0.23%) Sage 200
7 17 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 16 (0.20%) SAP Business One
9 13 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 13 (0.16%) Magento
9 13 (0.16%) Salesforce CRM
10 11 (0.13%) Endur
10 11 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
10 11 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
11 9 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.098%) Dynamics GP
12 8 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
13 7 (0.086%) HFM
13 7 (0.086%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2,706 (33.18%) Azure
2 1,387 (17.01%) Power Platform
3 1,351 (16.57%) AWS
4 516 (6.33%) Azure DevOps
5 510 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
6 322 (3.95%) Serverless
7 296 (3.63%) GCP
8 294 (3.61%) SaaS
9 229 (2.81%) IBM Cloud
10 200 (2.45%) Azure Data Factory
11 189 (2.32%) GitHub
12 160 (1.96%) Azure Service Bus
13 152 (1.86%) Azure Logic Apps
14 151 (1.85%) Entra ID
15 150 (1.84%) Azure Functions
16 149 (1.83%) Amazon S3
17 147 (1.80%) Snowflake
18 144 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
19 140 (1.72%) PowerApps
20 135 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 232 (2.84%) Firewall
2 135 (1.66%) DNS
3 124 (1.52%) WAN
4 101 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 98 (1.20%) LAN
6 79 (0.97%) Broadband
6 79 (0.97%) DHCP
7 76 (0.93%) Internet
8 75 (0.92%) SAN
9 69 (0.85%) VPN
10 65 (0.80%) HTTP
11 54 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
12 48 (0.59%) SSL
13 44 (0.54%) Network Security
14 42 (0.52%) VLAN
15 32 (0.39%) MQTT
16 26 (0.32%) VoIP
16 26 (0.32%) Wireless
17 24 (0.29%) WLAN
18 19 (0.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,866 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 1,317 (16.15%) Power BI
3 1,173 (14.38%) NoSQL
4 639 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
5 588 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
6 583 (7.15%) Relational Database
7 514 (6.30%) MongoDB
8 449 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 428 (5.25%) Azure SQL Database
10 420 (5.15%) Big Data
11 389 (4.77%) MySQL
12 357 (4.38%) Tableau
13 312 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 293 (3.59%) DB2
15 269 (3.30%) Data Lake
16 245 (3.00%) Hadoop
17 235 (2.88%) Oracle Database
18 221 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
19 144 (1.77%) BigQuery
20 132 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 711 (8.72%) Git
2 304 (3.73%) JIRA
3 283 (3.47%) Jenkins
4 274 (3.36%) Visual Studio
5 163 (2.00%) JUnit
6 119 (1.46%) Selenium
7 116 (1.42%) GitLab
8 83 (1.02%) Bitbucket Server
9 77 (0.94%) Jasmine
10 73 (0.90%) Cypress.io
11 66 (0.81%) Postman
12 64 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 62 (0.76%) Mockito
14 58 (0.71%) Cucumber
15 56 (0.69%) Maven
16 50 (0.61%) NUnit
16 50 (0.61%) TeamCity
17 41 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 39 (0.48%) SoapUI
19 38 (0.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 2,129 (26.11%) Finance
2 1,893 (23.21%) Social Skills
3 1,156 (14.18%) Law
4 1,155 (14.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 983 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
6 679 (8.33%) Marketing
7 602 (7.38%) Legal
8 551 (6.76%) Public Sector
9 461 (5.65%) Retail
10 369 (4.52%) Manufacturing
11 269 (3.30%) Banking
12 162 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
13 145 (1.78%) Games
14 140 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
15 125 (1.53%) Financial Institution
16 102 (1.25%) Investment Banking
17 94 (1.15%) Telecoms
18 87 (1.07%) Aerospace
19 84 (1.03%) Presentation Skills
20 83 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,479 (30.40%) Developer
2 1,218 (14.94%) Software Engineer
3 1,216 (14.91%) Senior
4 1,058 (12.97%) Analyst
5 797 (9.77%) Lead
6 534 (6.55%) .NET Developer
7 503 (6.17%) Data Engineer
8 463 (5.68%) Software Developer
9 442 (5.42%) Senior Developer
10 439 (5.38%) Java Engineer
11 427 (5.24%) Java Software Engineer
12 338 (4.14%) Full Stack Engineer
13 328 (4.02%) C# Developer
14 310 (3.80%) DBA
15 300 (3.68%) Lead Software Engineer
16 296 (3.63%) Data Analyst
16 296 (3.63%) Full Stack Developer
17 277 (3.40%) Consultant
18 274 (3.36%) Support Engineer
19 262 (3.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,017 (24.73%) .NET
2 1,285 (15.76%) HTML
3 1,111 (13.62%) CSS
4 901 (11.05%) React
5 860 (10.55%) ASP.NET
6 850 (10.42%) AngularJS
7 655 (8.03%) REST
8 576 (7.06%) .NET Core
9 557 (6.83%) Web Services
10 492 (6.03%) jQuery
11 427 (5.24%) Spring
12 424 (5.20%) Vue
13 409 (5.02%) Node.js
14 402 (4.93%) .NET Framework
15 397 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 379 (4.65%) Kafka
17 356 (4.37%) Entity Framework
18 333 (4.08%) JSON
19 329 (4.03%) XML
20 301 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 645 (7.91%) Algorithms
2 450 (5.52%) Data Structures
3 397 (4.87%) Cloud Native
4 263 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 258 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 250 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 230 (2.82%) Blockchain
8 163 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 148 (1.81%) Product Ownership
10 145 (1.78%) Onboarding
11 138 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
12 127 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
13 119 (1.46%) e-Learning
14 118 (1.45%) Mobile App
15 106 (1.30%) Replication
16 97 (1.19%) Clustering
17 79 (0.97%) Data Centre
17 79 (0.97%) NHS
18 75 (0.92%) Driving Licence
19 67 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 990 (12.14%) Windows
2 890 (10.91%) Linux
3 296 (3.63%) Android
4 294 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 269 (3.30%) Unix
6 254 (3.11%) Apple iOS
7 114 (1.40%) Windows 10
8 102 (1.25%) VMS
9 72 (0.88%) CentOS
10 71 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
11 67 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
12 61 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 59 (0.72%) Windows 7
14 47 (0.58%) Solaris
15 40 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 40 (0.49%) Windows 8
16 30 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (0.26%) AIX
18 19 (0.23%) Debian
19 13 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,725 (33.42%) Agile
2 1,768 (21.68%) Software Engineering
3 1,690 (20.72%) Problem-Solving
4 1,413 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1,211 (14.85%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1,184 (14.52%) CI/CD
7 1,134 (13.91%) SDLC
8 1,064 (13.05%) Full Stack Development
9 1,048 (12.85%) DevOps
10 938 (11.50%) Visualisation
11 923 (11.32%) Machine Learning
12 878 (10.77%) Analytics
13 778 (9.54%) MVC
14 769 (9.43%) Mentoring
15 767 (9.41%) Computer Science
16 746 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 745 (9.14%) ETL
18 637 (7.81%) Operational Stability
19 610 (7.48%) Decision-Making
20 603 (7.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2,101 (25.76%) C#
2 1,718 (21.07%) JavaScript
3 1,608 (19.72%) Python
4 1,573 (19.29%) Java
5 713 (8.74%) T-SQL
6 429 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 415 (5.09%) PL/SQL
8 300 (3.68%) PowerShell
9 281 (3.45%) Scala
10 210 (2.58%) PHP
11 187 (2.29%) C++
12 177 (2.17%) VB
13 165 (2.02%) VB.NET
14 131 (1.61%) VBA
15 123 (1.51%) Data Analysis Expressions
16 114 (1.40%) R
17 100 (1.23%) Bash
18 97 (1.19%) C
19 72 (0.88%) Kotlin
20 64 (0.78%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,313 (16.10%) Degree
2 458 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 399 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 337 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 230 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 193 (2.37%) DBS Check
7 149 (1.83%) Master's Degree
8 81 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 80 (0.98%) Azure Certification
10 46 (0.56%) PhD
11 40 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 30 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (0.36%) ISTQB
14 23 (0.28%) MBA
15 22 (0.27%) CISA
15 22 (0.27%) MCSE
16 20 (0.25%) OCP
16 20 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
17 19 (0.23%) HNC
18 18 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (3.69%) Data Quality
2 297 (3.64%) QA
3 159 (1.95%) SLA
4 103 (1.26%) GDPR
5 81 (0.99%) Accessibility
6 52 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.31%) PMO
8 20 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
10 12 (0.15%) ITGC
11 9 (0.11%) California Consumer Privacy Act
11 9 (0.11%) NIST
12 8 (0.098%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.086%) PSD2
13 7 (0.086%) TickIT
14 6 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 6 (0.074%) PCI DSS
15 4 (0.049%) COBIT
15 4 (0.049%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.049%) WCAG
System Software
1 459 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 364 (4.46%) Docker
3 216 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 148 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 117 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 86 (1.05%) HDFS
7 46 (0.56%) XenApp
8 44 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
8 44 (0.54%) RACF
9 42 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 41 (0.50%) VirtualBox
11 29 (0.36%) Firmware
12 26 (0.32%) vSphere
13 25 (0.31%) VMware NSX
14 19 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.11%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.049%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 472 (5.79%) Kubernetes
2 269 (3.30%) Terraform
3 92 (1.13%) Ansible
4 71 (0.87%) Grafana
5 54 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
6 50 (0.61%) Prometheus
7 45 (0.55%) Data Guard
8 32 (0.39%) SCCM
9 28 (0.34%) Progress Chef
10 27 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
10 27 (0.33%) Kibana
11 22 (0.27%) SCOM
12 21 (0.26%) HAProxy
12 21 (0.26%) Zipkin
13 19 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
14 18 (0.22%) WSUS
15 15 (0.18%) Puppet
16 13 (0.16%) Backup Exec
16 13 (0.16%) NetBackup
17 12 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2,095 (25.69%) Microsoft
2 991 (12.15%) Oracle
3 404 (4.95%) Databricks
4 321 (3.94%) IBM
5 309 (3.79%) VMware
6 273 (3.35%) Red Hat
7 265 (3.25%) Google
8 177 (2.17%) SAP
9 148 (1.81%) Informatica
10 122 (1.50%) Citrix
11 78 (0.96%) Veeam
12 73 (0.90%) Cisco
13 59 (0.72%) Remedy
14 57 (0.70%) Cloudera
15 56 (0.69%) Sage
16 55 (0.67%) Splunk
17 47 (0.58%) Alteryx
18 44 (0.54%) CyberArk
18 44 (0.54%) F5
19 43 (0.53%) Sun