The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 410 344 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.58% 17.16% 20.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.14% 25.52% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 360 324 399
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1237 1348 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.12% 67.23% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1216 1378
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
Cambridgeshire

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Salary Trend in Cambridge

SQL
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 248 (36.90%) Java
2 241 (35.86%) C#
3 233 (34.67%) .NET
4 229 (34.08%) Oracle
5 225 (33.48%) Degree
6 220 (32.74%) SQL Server
7 164 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
8 151 (22.47%) Finance
9 150 (22.32%) JavaScript
10 142 (21.13%) Microsoft
11 138 (20.54%) HTML
12 134 (19.94%) CSS
13 130 (19.35%) Linux
14 125 (18.60%) OO
15 123 (18.30%) UNIX
16 116 (17.26%) ASP.NET
17 115 (17.11%) Software Engineering
18 112 (16.67%) Computer Science
18 112 (16.67%) C++
19 110 (16.37%) Scrum
20 107 (15.92%) Perl
21 102 (15.18%) Windows
22 100 (14.88%) PL/SQL
23 92 (13.69%) PHP
24 87 (12.95%) XML
25 82 (12.20%) Relational Database
26 73 (10.86%) Mathematics
27 71 (10.57%) QA
28 66 (9.82%) MS Excel
29 63 (9.38%) Python

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (8.63%) Tomcat
2 55 (8.18%) Apache
3 24 (3.57%) IIS
4 19 (2.83%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.34%) Node.js
7 9 (1.34%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.04%) CMS
9 6 (0.89%) ColdFusion
9 6 (0.89%) Drupal
10 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.45%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.30%) nginx
13 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.15%) SAS
13 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 66 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.08%) MS Office
3 13 (1.93%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.15%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.30%) SaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.29%) Internet
2 13 (1.93%) SMS
3 12 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.79%) Firewall
4 11 (1.64%) HTTP
5 10 (1.49%) LAN
5 10 (1.49%) SMPP
5 10 (1.49%) NFC
6 9 (1.34%) Intranet
6 9 (1.34%) SSL
6 9 (1.34%) WAN
7 8 (1.19%) X.509
7 8 (1.19%) STUN
8 7 (1.04%) DNS
8 7 (1.04%) VoIP
9 5 (0.74%) SAN
9 5 (0.74%) DHCP
10 4 (0.60%) VLAN
10 4 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (32.74%) SQL Server
2 82 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 58 (8.63%) MySQL
4 46 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (6.40%) Oracle Database
6 42 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
8 27 (4.02%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 21 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.93%) DTS
13 12 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
13 12 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.49%) OLAP
14 10 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.34%) Data Mining
16 8 (1.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 26 (3.87%) NUnit
2 26 (3.87%) Git (software)
3 25 (3.72%) Subversion
4 18 (2.68%) MSTest
5 12 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (1.49%) JIRA
6 10 (1.49%) MSBuild
6 10 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.34%) WiX
7 9 (1.34%) Maven
8 8 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (1.04%) Selenium
10 6 (0.89%) CppUnit
11 5 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.74%) Moq
11 5 (0.74%) MbUnit
11 5 (0.74%) xUnit.net
11 5 (0.74%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 151 (22.47%) Finance
2 32 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.23%) Advertising
4 14 (2.08%) Banking
5 12 (1.79%) Games
6 9 (1.34%) Retail
7 8 (1.19%) Publishing
8 7 (1.04%) Marketing
9 5 (0.74%) Electronics
9 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.45%) Front Office
10 3 (0.45%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 371 (55.21%) Developer
2 79 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 68 (10.12%) Software Engineer
4 63 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 62 (9.23%) .NET Developer
6 59 (8.78%) Senior Developer
7 57 (8.48%) C# Developer
8 55 (8.18%) Consultant
9 50 (7.44%) Web Developer
10 44 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 42 (6.25%) Graduate
12 38 (5.65%) Test Engineer
13 36 (5.36%) Analyst
14 35 (5.21%) Tester
14 35 (5.21%) Administrator
15 32 (4.76%) DBA
16 30 (4.46%) Graduate Developer
17 28 (4.17%) Applications Support
18 27 (4.02%) SQL DBA
19 26 (3.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (34.67%) .NET
2 138 (20.54%) HTML
3 134 (19.94%) CSS
4 116 (17.26%) ASP.NET
5 87 (12.95%) XML
6 63 (9.38%) Web Services
7 58 (8.63%) XSLT
8 51 (7.59%) jQuery
9 40 (5.95%) J2EE
9 40 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (5.65%) Ajax
11 35 (5.21%) WCF
12 32 (4.76%) Flash
13 31 (4.61%) .NET Framework
13 31 (4.61%) HTML5
13 31 (4.61%) CSS3
14 25 (3.72%) WPF
15 24 (3.57%) SOAP
16 22 (3.27%) JSP
16 22 (3.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 112 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 73 (10.86%) Mathematics
3 21 (3.13%) Physics
4 20 (2.98%) GIS
5 16 (2.38%) Clustering
6 14 (2.08%) Open Source
7 12 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.49%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.19%) Informatics
10 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.04%) Replication
12 6 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.60%) LIMS
13 4 (0.60%) Biology
14 3 (0.45%) Kindle
14 3 (0.45%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.45%) Biometrics
14 3 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 130 (19.35%) Linux
2 123 (18.30%) UNIX
3 102 (15.18%) Windows
4 54 (8.04%) Solaris
5 25 (3.72%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.64%) Android
6 11 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.34%) Windows Phone
9 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (18.60%) OO
3 115 (17.11%) Software Engineering
4 110 (16.37%) Scrum
5 61 (9.08%) MVC
6 49 (7.29%) Web Development
7 47 (6.99%) OOD
8 43 (6.40%) OOP
9 38 (5.65%) Unit Testing
10 37 (5.51%) TDD
11 35 (5.21%) Data Modelling
12 32 (4.76%) RAD
12 32 (4.76%) Manual Testing
13 28 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (3.87%) Automated Testing
15 22 (3.27%) Test Automation
16 21 (3.13%) Asset Management
16 21 (3.13%) Multithreading
16 21 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 248 (36.90%) Java
2 241 (35.86%) C#
3 150 (22.32%) JavaScript
4 112 (16.67%) C++
5 107 (15.92%) Perl
6 100 (14.88%) PL/SQL
7 92 (13.69%) PHP
8 63 (9.38%) Python
9 53 (7.89%) VB
10 51 (7.59%) T-SQL
11 41 (6.10%) C
12 35 (5.21%) VB.NET
13 22 (3.27%) VB6
14 21 (3.13%) Ruby
15 18 (2.68%) Tcl
16 16 (2.38%) VBA
17 12 (1.79%) PowerShell
18 10 (1.49%) XAML
19 8 (1.19%) Scala
20 6 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 225 (33.48%) Degree
2 16 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.08%) ISEB
4 6 (0.89%) PhD
5 5 (0.74%) MCSE
6 4 (0.60%) MCSA
6 4 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.60%) CCNA
7 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.45%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.30%) MCP
8 2 (0.30%) MCSD
8 2 (0.30%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.57%) QA
2 11 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.34%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 18 (2.68%) OpenSSO
2 9 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.45%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) WSUS
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 229 (34.08%) Oracle
2 142 (21.13%) Microsoft
3 52 (7.74%) Sun
4 41 (6.10%) Sybase
5 17 (2.53%) VMware
6 13 (1.93%) Intel
6 13 (1.93%) IBM
7 9 (1.34%) Telerik
8 8 (1.19%) Adobe
9 7 (1.04%) HP
9 7 (1.04%) SAP
10 6 (0.89%) Perforce
11 5 (0.74%) Tableau
11 5 (0.74%) Citrix
12 4 (0.60%) JBoss
12 4 (0.60%) Cognos
12 4 (0.60%) BEA
12 4 (0.60%) Cisco
12 4 (0.60%) Symantec
12 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
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Posted: Yesterday
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