Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 72 107 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 14.66% 21.62% 21.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.51% 36.03% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 81 103 113
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,000 £36,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.07% +15.87% -10.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £19,050 £21,700
90th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 236 297 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 48.07% 60.00% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 189 273 228
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,850 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £48,750 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Worcestershire

SQL
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for SQL in Worcestershire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Worcestershire

SQL
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Worcester -4 29 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Redditch +5 27 £30,000 - 5
Kidderminster -1 8 £27,500 -24.66% 1
Evesham +1 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Droitwich -2 3 £36,500 -12.05% 4
Bromsgrove -7 1 £30,000 -27.27%
SQL
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.78%) MySQL
4 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (26.39%) Linux
6 18 (25.00%) Windows
6 18 (25.00%) .NET
6 18 (25.00%) MVC
7 17 (23.61%) C#
8 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
8 16 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
10 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (18.06%) PHP
11 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
11 13 (18.06%) Change Management
12 12 (16.67%) CSS
12 12 (16.67%) HTML
12 12 (16.67%) OOP
13 11 (15.28%) LAN
13 11 (15.28%) WAN
13 11 (15.28%) Citrix
13 11 (15.28%) Laravel
14 10 (13.89%) High Availability
14 10 (13.89%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (13.89%) Load Balancing
14 10 (13.89%) AngularJS
14 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.89%) Decision-Making

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) IIS
2 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 8 (11.11%) Drupal
3 8 (11.11%) WordPress
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Magento
1 3 (4.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
2 4 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) LAN
1 11 (15.28%) WAN
2 8 (11.11%) VLAN
3 6 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.78%) MySQL
3 7 (9.72%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (9.72%) Power BI
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.56%) QlikView
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) ERwin
2 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.17%) Games
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) PHP Developer
4 9 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Report Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (8.33%) Head of Infrastructure
7 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Junior
8 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 3 (4.17%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 3 (4.17%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 3 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.67%) CSS
3 12 (16.67%) HTML
4 11 (15.28%) Laravel
5 10 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (11.11%) Web Services
8 7 (9.72%) jQuery
9 6 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (8.33%) React
10 5 (6.94%) HTML5
10 5 (6.94%) Symfony
11 4 (5.56%) Ajax
11 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.56%) WPF
12 2 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (2.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (13.89%) Clustering
1 10 (13.89%) Enterprise Storage
1 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Linux
2 18 (25.00%) Windows
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) MVC
3 16 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (18.06%) Change Management
5 12 (16.67%) OOP
6 10 (13.89%) Decision-Making
6 10 (13.89%) High Availability
6 10 (13.89%) ITIL
6 10 (13.89%) Load Balancing
6 10 (13.89%) Network Design
6 10 (13.89%) TDD
7 9 (12.50%) OO
7 9 (12.50%) SDLC
7 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.72%) IT Strategy
10 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.94%) Resource Management
12 4 (5.56%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.61%) C#
3 13 (18.06%) PHP
4 9 (12.50%) C
5 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.17%) Java
6 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.39%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) CCA
1 9 (12.50%) CCAA
1 9 (12.50%) CCNA
1 9 (12.50%) CCNP
1 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
1 9 (12.50%) VCAP
1 9 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (9.72%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.94%) HNC
4 3 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 6 (8.33%) SLA
3 4 (5.56%) Data Quality
4 3 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Citrix
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco
3 10 (13.89%) HP
3 10 (13.89%) VMware
4 6 (8.33%) Zend
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle
6 3 (4.17%) SAP
7 2 (2.78%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.39%) Google
8 1 (1.39%) IBM
8 1 (1.39%) Juniper
8 1 (1.39%) Tableau