Period
to 16 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 317 162 493
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.86% 20.10% 20.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.45% 30.22% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 206 132 442
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,188 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% +5.88%
75th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 641 536 1,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 52.28% 66.50% 53.12%
Number of salaries quoted 438 423 1,090
10th Percentile £33,775 £34,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,750 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in West Sussex

SQL
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in West Sussex.

Salary trend for SQL in West Sussex

SQL
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL in West Sussex

SQL
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 October 2021. 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
Worthing +19 55 £47,500 -34.48% 5
Crawley +5 54 £52,500 -8.70% 16
Horsham +11 44 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Gatwick +11 42 £65,000 +23.81% 1
Burgess Hill +5 35 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Chichester +5 30 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East Grinstead -1 24 £42,500 +13.33%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 20 £42,000 - 1
Pulborough - 2 £57,500 -
SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 137 (43.22%) JavaScript
2 134 (42.27%) C#
2 134 (42.27%) .NET
3 124 (39.12%) HTML
4 118 (37.22%) SQL Server
5 95 (29.97%) CSS
6 89 (28.08%) Azure
7 80 (25.24%) Microsoft
8 77 (24.29%) Degree
9 75 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (22.40%) Finance
11 68 (21.45%) HTML5
12 62 (19.56%) .NET Core
13 61 (19.24%) .NET Framework
14 58 (18.30%) AngularJS
15 56 (17.67%) React
16 53 (16.72%) Full Stack Development
17 48 (15.14%) OO
18 47 (14.83%) T-SQL
19 45 (14.20%) Kubernetes
20 43 (13.56%) Docker
20 43 (13.56%) MVC
21 39 (12.30%) Test Automation
21 39 (12.30%) REST
22 38 (11.99%) ASP.NET
23 37 (11.67%) Windows
23 37 (11.67%) Python
23 37 (11.67%) Advertising
24 35 (11.04%) Scrum
24 35 (11.04%) Software Engineering

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 25 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.68%) CMS
3 10 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (2.84%) Confluence
5 8 (2.52%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.95%) IIS
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) Liferay
8 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 31 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.52%) InVision
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.63%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 89 (28.08%) Azure
2 33 (10.41%) Power Platform
3 20 (6.31%) AWS
4 17 (5.36%) GCP
5 16 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (3.79%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (2.21%) PowerApps
8 3 (0.95%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.95%) Azure Service Bus
8 3 (0.95%) Azure Storage
8 3 (0.95%) IaaS
8 3 (0.95%) PaaS
8 3 (0.95%) Serverless
9 2 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (0.63%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (0.63%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.26%) DNS
2 2 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.32%) DHCP
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (37.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.09%) Power BI
3 20 (6.31%) Big Data
3 20 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.68%) Data Lake
4 18 (5.68%) MySQL
4 18 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (5.36%) OLAP
6 16 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (3.79%) MS Access
8 10 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (3.15%) Data Mining
9 8 (2.52%) Tableau
10 6 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (8.20%) JIRA
2 24 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.73%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.10%) Selenium
6 12 (3.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (2.84%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.52%) Axure RP
8 8 (2.52%) IntelliJ
8 8 (2.52%) SonarQube
9 7 (2.21%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.95%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.95%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.32%) git-flow
General
1 71 (22.40%) Finance
2 37 (11.67%) Advertising
3 31 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (9.15%) Social Skills
5 19 (5.99%) French Language
5 19 (5.99%) German Language
5 19 (5.99%) Italian Language
5 19 (5.99%) Spanish Language
6 10 (3.15%) Marketing
7 9 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.52%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (1.89%) Retail
10 3 (0.95%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 160 (50.47%) Developer
2 56 (17.67%) Analyst
3 50 (15.77%) .NET Developer
4 40 (12.62%) C# Developer
4 40 (12.62%) Senior Developer
5 35 (11.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (9.15%) Software Developer
7 22 (6.94%) Applications Support
8 20 (6.31%) Web Developer
9 19 (5.99%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.36%) Applications Developer
10 17 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
10 17 (5.36%) Web Applications Developer
11 16 (5.05%) Tester
12 15 (4.73%) PHP Developer
12 15 (4.73%) SQL Developer
12 15 (4.73%) Technical Business Analyst
13 14 (4.42%) Architect
14 12 (3.79%) Regression Tester
14 12 (3.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (42.27%) .NET
2 124 (39.12%) HTML
3 95 (29.97%) CSS
4 68 (21.45%) HTML5
5 62 (19.56%) .NET Core
6 61 (19.24%) .NET Framework
7 58 (18.30%) AngularJS
8 56 (17.67%) React
9 39 (12.30%) REST
10 38 (11.99%) ASP.NET
11 30 (9.46%) CSS3
12 29 (9.15%) XML
13 22 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (6.31%) jQuery
16 19 (5.99%) Ajax
16 19 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (5.99%) Node.js
16 19 (5.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.20%) User Experience
2 25 (7.89%) Algorithms
3 24 (7.57%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.36%) Cloud Native
5 13 (4.10%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.47%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.52%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.63%) CMDB
9 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.63%) FMCG
10 1 (0.32%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.67%) Windows
2 17 (5.36%) Linux
3 12 (3.79%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.84%) Windows Server 2019
5 8 (2.52%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.52%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.52%) Windows 8
5 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (16.72%) Full Stack Development
3 48 (15.14%) OO
4 43 (13.56%) MVC
5 39 (12.30%) Test Automation
6 35 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (11.04%) Scrum
6 35 (11.04%) Software Engineering
7 32 (10.09%) DevOps
8 31 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (9.78%) Microservices
9 28 (8.83%) ETL
10 27 (8.52%) Computer Science
11 24 (7.57%) Analytics
12 22 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
12 22 (6.94%) Unit Testing
12 22 (6.94%) Web Development
13 21 (6.62%) Project Planning
14 20 (6.31%) ITIL
15 19 (5.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 137 (43.22%) JavaScript
2 134 (42.27%) C#
3 47 (14.83%) T-SQL
4 37 (11.67%) Python
5 24 (7.57%) Java
6 21 (6.62%) C++
7 17 (5.36%) PHP
8 14 (4.42%) TypeScript
9 12 (3.79%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.47%) Go
11 10 (3.15%) C
12 8 (2.52%) R
13 7 (2.21%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.58%) VB
14 5 (1.58%) VB6
15 3 (0.95%) VBA
16 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 77 (24.29%) Degree
2 11 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.84%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (2.21%) CCNA
4 7 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.21%) MCSE
5 6 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.58%) FFIEC
7 3 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.63%) MBA
8 2 (0.63%) MCITP
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.10%) QA
2 10 (3.15%) Accessibility
3 6 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.58%) NIST
5 1 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (13.56%) Docker
2 25 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.52%) VirtualBox
4 8 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.52%) XenApp
4 8 (2.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (14.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.63%) Ansible
2 2 (0.63%) Terraform
3 1 (0.32%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.83%) VMware
3 27 (8.52%) Citrix
4 22 (6.94%) Oracle
5 6 (1.89%) Databricks
6 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.95%) Adobe
7 3 (0.95%) Sage
8 2 (0.63%) SAP
8 2 (0.63%) Workday
9 1 (0.32%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.32%) Google
9 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.32%) Talend