SQL Jobs with Work from Home Options

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent remote or hybrid work 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 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 9 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 5,041 6,717 14,277
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.18% 17.92% 18.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.20% 37.47% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4,034 4,949 8,091
10th Percentile £36,075 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,725 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £59,526 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.40% +8.23% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £89,852 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.78% +7.27% +4.76%

All Programming Languages
Work from Home

SQL falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with remote or hybrid options requiring coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 14,320 17,924 44,817
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 40.28% 47.83% 59.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11,596 13,795 24,051
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £105,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SQL trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SQL.

SQL salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SQL over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

SQL salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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
1 125 (2.48%) IIS
2 121 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 99 (1.96%) Apache
4 89 (1.77%) Apache Airflow
5 85 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 69 (1.37%) Microsoft Exchange
7 49 (0.97%) SAS
8 47 (0.93%) CMS
9 39 (0.77%) Confluence
10 15 (0.30%) Drupal
11 14 (0.28%) Umbraco
12 13 (0.26%) nginx
12 13 (0.26%) WordPress
13 7 (0.14%) Luigi
14 6 (0.12%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.099%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.099%) JBoss
16 4 (0.079%) ArcGIS
16 4 (0.079%) Moodle
16 4 (0.079%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 274 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 124 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.44%) Simulink
4 17 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.30%) SPSS
6 14 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.079%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.040%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.020%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 47 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 14 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
4 12 (0.24%) Elite 3E
5 11 (0.22%) NEC Housing
6 9 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.18%) Sage X3
6 9 (0.18%) Shopify
7 8 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.14%) Relativity
9 6 (0.12%) Aladdin
9 6 (0.12%) Primavera
10 5 (0.099%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.079%) Salesforce CRM
12 3 (0.060%) MIS ActiveH
12 3 (0.060%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 3 (0.060%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,958 (38.84%) Azure
2 1,054 (20.91%) Power Platform
3 1,009 (20.02%) AWS
4 319 (6.33%) Azure DevOps
5 310 (6.15%) GCP
6 208 (4.13%) Snowflake
7 206 (4.09%) Azure Data Factory
8 198 (3.93%) Microsoft 365
9 195 (3.87%) SaaS
10 170 (3.37%) Serverless
11 144 (2.86%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 116 (2.30%) GitHub
13 113 (2.24%) Entra ID
14 110 (2.18%) PowerApps
15 99 (1.96%) dbt
15 99 (1.96%) Power Automate
16 87 (1.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 79 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
18 75 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
19 61 (1.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.86%) Internet
2 81 (1.61%) Broadband
3 65 (1.29%) Firewall
4 60 (1.19%) DNS
5 46 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 36 (0.71%) DHCP
7 34 (0.67%) HTTP
7 34 (0.67%) Network Security
8 31 (0.61%) VPN
9 28 (0.56%) SSL
10 17 (0.34%) SAN
11 14 (0.28%) Modbus
12 12 (0.24%) WAN
13 11 (0.22%) LAN
14 10 (0.20%) FTP
15 9 (0.18%) MQTT
15 9 (0.18%) Multicast
16 8 (0.16%) BIG-IP
16 8 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
17 7 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,367 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 1,001 (19.86%) Power BI
3 535 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
4 459 (9.11%) Tableau
5 426 (8.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 359 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 315 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
8 294 (5.83%) Relational Database
9 275 (5.46%) Data Lake
10 258 (5.12%) MySQL
11 251 (4.98%) NoSQL
12 218 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 171 (3.39%) Oracle Database
14 160 (3.17%) BigQuery
15 139 (2.76%) MongoDB
16 114 (2.26%) Big Data
17 81 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 80 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
19 78 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
20 63 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 477 (9.46%) Git
2 148 (2.94%) JIRA
3 118 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 106 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 100 (1.98%) GitLab
6 50 (0.99%) Postman
7 44 (0.87%) Selenium
8 39 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 28 (0.56%) Jasmine
10 28 (0.56%) JMeter
10 28 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
10 28 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 27 (0.54%) Maven
11 27 (0.54%) Visual Studio Code
12 25 (0.50%) Cucumber
13 24 (0.48%) Eclipse
14 23 (0.46%) Vagrant
15 21 (0.42%) SpecFlow
15 21 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 1,518 (30.11%) Social Skills
2 1,201 (23.82%) Finance
3 670 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
4 407 (8.07%) Retail
5 333 (6.61%) Banking
6 294 (5.83%) Public Sector
7 219 (4.34%) Legal
8 208 (4.13%) Front Office
9 194 (3.85%) Law
10 193 (3.83%) Marketing
11 179 (3.55%) Presentation Skills
12 133 (2.64%) Back Office
13 131 (2.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 100 (1.98%) Manufacturing
15 92 (1.83%) Games
16 77 (1.53%) Advertising
17 69 (1.37%) Investment Banking
18 61 (1.21%) Telecoms
19 55 (1.09%) Tech for Good
20 49 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 1,644 (32.61%) Developer
2 1,167 (23.15%) Senior
3 935 (18.55%) Analyst
4 483 (9.58%) Lead
5 462 (9.16%) .NET Developer
6 415 (8.23%) Data Engineer
7 407 (8.07%) Software Engineer
8 380 (7.54%) Senior Developer
9 354 (7.02%) Data Analyst
10 267 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
11 249 (4.94%) Software Developer
12 239 (4.74%) C# Developer
13 238 (4.72%) Consultant
14 202 (4.01%) DBA
15 194 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
16 168 (3.33%) Applications Support
17 151 (3.00%) SQL Developer
18 141 (2.80%) Senior Data Analyst
18 141 (2.80%) SQL DBA
19 132 (2.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,215 (24.10%) .NET
2 648 (12.85%) HTML
3 537 (10.65%) CSS
4 516 (10.24%) ASP.NET
5 425 (8.43%) .NET Core
6 375 (7.44%) React
7 356 (7.06%) AngularJS
8 290 (5.75%) REST
9 272 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 264 (5.24%) Entity Framework
11 262 (5.20%) .NET Framework
12 252 (5.00%) HTML5
13 246 (4.88%) Blazor
14 207 (4.11%) Web Services
15 194 (3.85%) CSS3
16 190 (3.77%) JSON
17 178 (3.53%) RESTful
18 175 (3.47%) PySpark
19 171 (3.39%) Vue
20 164 (3.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 180 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 177 (3.51%) Hedge funds
3 172 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
4 166 (3.29%) Data Structures
4 166 (3.29%) Derivative
5 137 (2.72%) Product Ownership
6 135 (2.68%) Algorithms
7 134 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 129 (2.56%) Fixed Income
9 127 (2.52%) Equities
10 121 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
11 102 (2.02%) Client/Server
12 94 (1.86%) Onboarding
13 75 (1.49%) Cloud Native
14 68 (1.35%) Public Cloud
15 65 (1.29%) NHS
16 58 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
17 48 (0.95%) Mobile App
18 46 (0.91%) Replication
19 45 (0.89%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 407 (8.07%) Windows
2 284 (5.63%) Linux
3 122 (2.42%) Windows Server
4 91 (1.81%) Unix
5 81 (1.61%) VMS
6 60 (1.19%) Windows 10
7 41 (0.81%) Android
8 33 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 32 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (0.54%) CentOS
11 25 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 25 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
13 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
14 15 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 13 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (0.24%) zOS
17 10 (0.20%) AIX
18 6 (0.12%) Alpine Linux
19 5 (0.099%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,401 (27.79%) Agile
2 1,063 (21.09%) Business Intelligence
3 991 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
4 933 (18.51%) Analytics
5 713 (14.14%) Software Engineering
6 667 (13.23%) DevOps
7 637 (12.64%) ETL
8 618 (12.26%) Visualisation
9 538 (10.67%) Full Stack Development
10 534 (10.59%) Mentoring
11 491 (9.74%) Data Science
12 489 (9.70%) Data Analysis
13 460 (9.13%) Artificial Intelligence
14 428 (8.49%) Machine Learning
15 427 (8.47%) Data Modelling
16 426 (8.45%) Data Pipeline
17 400 (7.93%) MVC
18 396 (7.86%) CI/CD
19 380 (7.54%) Computer Science
20 378 (7.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,336 (26.50%) Python
2 1,319 (26.17%) C#
3 996 (19.76%) JavaScript
4 560 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 467 (9.26%) Java
6 286 (5.67%) TypeScript
7 220 (4.36%) PL/SQL
8 204 (4.05%) PowerShell
9 140 (2.78%) PHP
10 130 (2.58%) R
11 112 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 103 (2.04%) C++
13 91 (1.81%) Data Analysis Expressions
14 75 (1.49%) VBA
15 71 (1.41%) VB
16 56 (1.11%) Kotlin
17 55 (1.09%) C
18 49 (0.97%) Go
19 48 (0.95%) Bash
20 40 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 918 (18.21%) Degree
2 304 (6.03%) DBS Check
3 237 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 175 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 155 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 127 (2.52%) Master's Degree
7 118 (2.34%) SC Cleared
8 58 (1.15%) Azure Certification
9 41 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 29 (0.58%) PhD
11 22 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
12 21 (0.42%) ISTQB
13 20 (0.40%) AWS Certification
13 20 (0.40%) PMI Certification
14 14 (0.28%) CISSP
15 13 (0.26%) CISA
15 13 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.24%) CIPD
17 10 (0.20%) GIAC
18 9 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (5.22%) Data Quality
2 141 (2.80%) QA
3 62 (1.23%) SLA
4 60 (1.19%) GDPR
5 47 (0.93%) Accessibility
6 33 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.30%) PMO
8 13 (0.26%) COBIT
8 13 (0.26%) ITGC
9 9 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
9 9 (0.18%) NIST
10 6 (0.12%) California Consumer Privacy Act
10 6 (0.12%) SOC 1
10 6 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 5 (0.099%) IFRS
12 4 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.079%) EMIR
12 4 (0.079%) IFRS 17
12 4 (0.079%) MiFID
12 4 (0.079%) Solvency II
System Software
1 264 (5.24%) Docker
2 247 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 91 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
4 77 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 76 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (0.99%) RACF
7 29 (0.58%) XenApp
7 29 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 25 (0.50%) VirtualBox
9 13 (0.26%) Firmware
9 13 (0.26%) vSphere
10 12 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.14%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.040%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.020%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 239 (4.74%) Kubernetes
2 197 (3.91%) Terraform
3 65 (1.29%) Ansible
4 31 (0.61%) Grafana
5 22 (0.44%) Progress Chef
6 18 (0.36%) Prometheus
7 16 (0.32%) SCOM
8 14 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (0.28%) Puppet
9 10 (0.20%) WSUS
10 9 (0.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 9 (0.18%) logstash
11 8 (0.16%) SCCM
12 6 (0.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.099%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.099%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.079%) Data Guard
14 4 (0.079%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.079%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,343 (26.64%) Microsoft
2 446 (8.85%) Databricks
3 405 (8.03%) Oracle
4 191 (3.79%) Google
5 96 (1.90%) VMware
6 93 (1.84%) SAP
7 63 (1.25%) IBM
8 50 (0.99%) CyberArk
9 33 (0.65%) Bloomberg
9 33 (0.65%) Citrix
9 33 (0.65%) Salesforce
10 30 (0.60%) Alteryx
11 29 (0.58%) F5
12 27 (0.54%) Facebook
12 27 (0.54%) Sage
13 26 (0.52%) Reuters
14 24 (0.48%) IFS
15 23 (0.46%) Informatica
16 22 (0.44%) Adobe
16 22 (0.44%) Xilinx