The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL 359 283 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.42% 18.09% 22.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.88% 26.72% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 290 250 404
Average salary £41,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.60% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
SQL
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1092 1059 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.12% 67.71% 71.12%
Number of salaries quoted 891 950 1284
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 271 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (35.29%) .NET
3 257 (33.59%) C#
4 233 (30.46%) SQL Server
5 223 (29.15%) Java
6 215 (28.10%) Oracle
7 182 (23.79%) JavaScript
8 180 (23.53%) HTML
9 174 (22.75%) Finance
10 156 (20.39%) Degree
11 153 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 138 (18.04%) Software Engineering
13 131 (17.12%) ASP.NET
13 131 (17.12%) CSS
14 119 (15.56%) Linux
15 118 (15.42%) UNIX
16 104 (13.59%) XML
17 99 (12.94%) C++
18 96 (12.55%) Scrum
19 95 (12.42%) OO
20 93 (12.16%) Computer Science
21 92 (12.03%) MVC
22 89 (11.63%) Windows
23 88 (11.50%) MS Excel
24 81 (10.59%) WCF
25 76 (9.93%) Tomcat
25 76 (9.93%) PHP
26 75 (9.80%) TDD
27 71 (9.28%) Mentoring
28 70 (9.15%) T-SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 76 (9.93%) Tomcat
2 69 (9.02%) Apache
3 30 (3.92%) IIS
4 18 (2.35%) CMS
5 14 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (1.57%) Drupal
7 11 (1.44%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.65%) Node.js
10 5 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.52%) nginx
12 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 88 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.40%) MS Office
3 13 (1.70%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.65%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (1.83%) Oracle 11i
5 13 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.52%) CloudFront
5 4 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.52%) Joyent
5 4 (0.52%) GitHub
6 3 (0.39%) Office 365
6 3 (0.39%) SaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Heroku
8 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.54%) Internet
2 26 (3.40%) DNS
3 19 (2.48%) DHCP
4 14 (1.83%) HTTP
5 13 (1.70%) Firewall
6 10 (1.31%) Intranet
7 9 (1.18%) WAN
7 9 (1.18%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.92%) SMS
9 5 (0.65%) LAN
9 5 (0.65%) OSPF
9 5 (0.65%) BGP
9 5 (0.65%) VLAN
10 4 (0.52%) NFC
10 4 (0.52%) SMPP
10 4 (0.52%) VoIP
11 3 (0.39%) SAN
11 3 (0.39%) SSL
11 3 (0.39%) LTE
11 3 (0.39%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (30.46%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.84%) MySQL
3 51 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 49 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (4.31%) Oracle Database
7 29 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
8 22 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (2.35%) RDBMS
9 18 (2.35%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.57%) DTS
12 11 (1.44%) Oracle Discoverer
12 11 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.18%) MS Access
14 7 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (0.92%) QlikView
15 6 (0.78%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 69 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 45 (5.88%) NUnit
3 32 (4.18%) MSTest
4 29 (3.79%) JIRA
5 27 (3.53%) Subversion
5 27 (3.53%) Selenium
6 22 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
7 17 (2.22%) ReSharper
7 17 (2.22%) CppUnit
8 16 (2.09%) Moq
8 16 (2.09%) MbUnit
8 16 (2.09%) xUnit.net
9 14 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.44%) Jenkins
11 10 (1.31%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (1.05%) JUnit
13 8 (1.05%) Hudson
13 8 (1.05%) MSBuild
General
1 174 (22.75%) Finance
2 41 (5.36%) Marketing
2 41 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.53%) Publishing
4 26 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 17 (2.22%) Banking
7 14 (1.83%) Electronics
8 12 (1.57%) Back Office
9 11 (1.44%) Advertising
9 11 (1.44%) Games
10 3 (0.39%) Retail
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 393 (51.37%) Developer
2 97 (12.68%) C# Developer
3 80 (10.46%) Analyst
4 69 (9.02%) Java Developer
5 66 (8.63%) Software Developer
5 66 (8.63%) Senior Developer
6 63 (8.24%) .NET Developer
7 61 (7.97%) Software Engineer
8 58 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 52 (6.80%) Administrator
10 45 (5.88%) Web Developer
11 38 (4.97%) Consultant
12 34 (4.44%) DBA
12 34 (4.44%) Applications Support
13 33 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
14 32 (4.18%) Junior
15 29 (3.79%) Graduate
15 29 (3.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 28 (3.66%) Tester
16 28 (3.66%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (35.29%) .NET
2 180 (23.53%) HTML
3 131 (17.12%) ASP.NET
3 131 (17.12%) CSS
4 104 (13.59%) XML
5 81 (10.59%) WCF
6 65 (8.50%) jQuery
7 62 (8.10%) Web Services
8 58 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (6.01%) .NET Framework
10 41 (5.36%) J2EE
11 39 (5.10%) XSLT
12 34 (4.44%) REST
13 33 (4.31%) HTML5
13 33 (4.31%) Ajax
14 30 (3.92%) WPF
14 30 (3.92%) LINQ
15 20 (2.61%) JSP
15 20 (2.61%) Flash
16 19 (2.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.16%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.45%) Mathematics
3 52 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.44%) User Experience
5 20 (2.61%) Client/Server
6 19 (2.48%) Wiki
7 16 (2.09%) Physics
7 16 (2.09%) Mobile Payment
8 15 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.96%) N-Tier
9 14 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.70%) DTV
10 13 (1.70%) PKI
11 12 (1.57%) Statistics
11 12 (1.57%) Clustering
11 12 (1.57%) Open Source
12 11 (1.44%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.05%) Learning Management System
15 7 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 119 (15.56%) Linux
2 118 (15.42%) UNIX
3 89 (11.63%) Windows
4 44 (5.75%) Solaris
5 28 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.61%) Android
8 19 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.09%) CentOS
10 14 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.52%) Debian
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.52%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (18.04%) Software Engineering
3 96 (12.55%) Scrum
4 95 (12.42%) OO
5 92 (12.03%) MVC
6 75 (9.80%) TDD
7 71 (9.28%) Mentoring
8 54 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (6.27%) OOD
10 39 (5.10%) ITIL
10 39 (5.10%) ERP
10 39 (5.10%) Regression Testing
11 36 (4.71%) Migration
12 34 (4.44%) OOP
12 34 (4.44%) Multithreading
13 33 (4.31%) Unit Testing
13 33 (4.31%) Web Development
14 32 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
15 30 (3.92%) Test Automation
15 30 (3.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 257 (33.59%) C#
2 223 (29.15%) Java
3 182 (23.79%) JavaScript
4 99 (12.94%) C++
5 76 (9.93%) PHP
6 70 (9.15%) T-SQL
6 70 (9.15%) Python
7 57 (7.45%) PL/SQL
8 56 (7.32%) Perl
9 37 (4.84%) VB.NET
10 27 (3.53%) VB
11 24 (3.14%) VBA
12 22 (2.88%) C
12 22 (2.88%) Ruby
13 18 (2.35%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.70%) Delphi
15 12 (1.57%) Scala
16 10 (1.31%) R
17 8 (1.05%) VB6
17 8 (1.05%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 156 (20.39%) Degree
2 27 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.35%) RHCE
3 18 (2.35%) ISEB
4 13 (1.70%) OCP
4 13 (1.70%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (1.44%) PhD
6 9 (1.18%) CCNA
6 9 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.05%) PMP
8 7 (0.92%) MCSE
9 6 (0.78%) MCITP
10 5 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.65%) MCSA
11 4 (0.52%) MCP
12 2 (0.26%) MCSD
12 2 (0.26%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.13%) MCDST
13 1 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (8.63%) QA
2 8 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.52%) SLA
3 4 (0.52%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.96%) vSphere
3 14 (1.83%) VMware ESX
3 14 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.52%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.39%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (1.96%) SCOM
2 14 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (1.44%) SCCM
4 8 (1.05%) OpenSSO
5 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.39%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 215 (28.10%) Oracle
2 153 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.49%) SAP
3 42 (5.49%) Sun
4 36 (4.71%) VMware
5 31 (4.05%) Sybase
6 24 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.48%) Red Gate
8 14 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.70%) Citrix
9 13 (1.70%) Cognos
9 13 (1.70%) EMC
10 11 (1.44%) HP
11 9 (1.18%) IBM
12 8 (1.05%) Adobe
12 8 (1.05%) Perforce
13 7 (0.92%) Google
14 6 (0.78%) JBoss
15 5 (0.65%) Dell
15 5 (0.65%) Telerik
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Salary: £4000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-Pr
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
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Salary: £negotiable
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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