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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 383 252 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.63% 17.07% 22.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.02% 26.98% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 321 220 357
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
1160 934 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.50% 63.28% 70.23%
Number of salaries quoted 926 787 1132
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (29.50%) HTML
3 212 (28.69%) .NET
4 206 (27.88%) C#
5 202 (27.33%) JavaScript
6 195 (26.39%) Degree
7 190 (25.71%) Java
8 170 (23.00%) CSS
9 167 (22.60%) Finance
10 164 (22.19%) SQL Server
11 162 (21.92%) Software Engineering
12 147 (19.89%) Oracle
13 141 (19.08%) Linux
14 132 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 124 (16.78%) Computer Science
16 120 (16.24%) UNIX
17 111 (15.02%) OO
18 100 (13.53%) Python
19 96 (12.99%) PHP
20 95 (12.86%) Windows
21 87 (11.77%) jQuery
22 86 (11.64%) ASP.NET
23 81 (10.96%) MVC
24 80 (10.83%) XML
25 74 (10.01%) Mathematics
26 72 (9.74%) C++
27 70 (9.47%) Web Services
27 70 (9.47%) Web Development
28 69 (9.34%) Scrum
28 69 (9.34%) Perl

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 59 (7.98%) Tomcat
2 44 (5.95%) Apache
3 25 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.25%) IIS
5 14 (1.89%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.49%) CMS
7 10 (1.35%) Drupal
8 9 (1.22%) Node.js
9 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.54%) nginx
11 4 (0.54%) JBoss
11 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.27%) Documentum
13 2 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 69 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.65%) MS Office
3 6 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.81%) Mathematica
3 6 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) Agresso
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.08%) Force.com
3 8 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.68%) GitHub
4 5 (0.68%) Office 365
4 5 (0.68%) SaaS
5 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.54%) Joyent
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.41%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Heroku
7 1 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.71%) Internet
2 28 (3.79%) DNS
3 22 (2.98%) HTTP
4 21 (2.84%) DHCP
5 15 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.62%) Intranet
7 11 (1.49%) Wireless
8 9 (1.22%) Firewall
9 8 (1.08%) WAN
10 7 (0.95%) Network Security
11 5 (0.68%) LTE
11 5 (0.68%) 3G
12 4 (0.54%) OSPF
12 4 (0.54%) BGP
12 4 (0.54%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.54%) GSM
12 4 (0.54%) LAN
12 4 (0.54%) VLAN
13 3 (0.41%) VoIP
13 3 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.31%) MySQL
3 48 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (5.14%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.06%) Oracle Database
5 30 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (3.38%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.44%) QlikView
9 17 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.62%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.22%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.95%) OLAP
15 7 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (7.31%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.14%) Visual Studio
3 34 (4.60%) JIRA
4 28 (3.79%) Selenium
5 24 (3.25%) NUnit
6 23 (3.11%) Subversion
7 16 (2.17%) JUnit
7 16 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
8 15 (2.03%) Eclipse
8 15 (2.03%) Maven
8 15 (2.03%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.62%) MSTest
10 10 (1.35%) Moq
10 10 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.35%) WebDriver
10 10 (1.35%) TestNG
11 6 (0.81%) CppUnit
11 6 (0.81%) MbUnit
11 6 (0.81%) ReSharper
11 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 167 (22.60%) Finance
2 54 (7.31%) Marketing
3 35 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.19%) Publishing
5 19 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (2.17%) Banking
7 13 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.62%) Advertising
8 12 (1.62%) Back Office
9 9 (1.22%) Law
10 7 (0.95%) Electronics
10 7 (0.95%) Games
11 6 (0.81%) Retail
12 4 (0.54%) Local Government
13 3 (0.41%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) German Language
14 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 361 (48.85%) Developer
2 100 (13.53%) Analyst
3 77 (10.42%) Software Engineer
4 73 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 69 (9.34%) Software Developer
6 68 (9.20%) Web Developer
7 63 (8.53%) Senior Developer
8 60 (8.12%) C# Developer
9 50 (6.77%) Graduate
10 41 (5.55%) Administrator
11 39 (5.28%) Test Engineer
12 36 (4.87%) Graduate Developer
13 35 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
14 34 (4.60%) Business Analyst
14 34 (4.60%) .NET Developer
15 31 (4.19%) Junior
16 30 (4.06%) Software Test Engineer
16 30 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
17 26 (3.52%) Support Engineer
18 24 (3.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (29.50%) HTML
2 212 (28.69%) .NET
3 170 (23.00%) CSS
4 87 (11.77%) jQuery
5 86 (11.64%) ASP.NET
6 80 (10.83%) XML
7 70 (9.47%) Web Services
8 67 (9.07%) WCF
9 61 (8.25%) HTML5
10 52 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (4.47%) REST
12 31 (4.19%) CSS3
13 29 (3.92%) .NET Framework
14 28 (3.79%) AngularJS
15 22 (2.98%) J2EE
16 21 (2.84%) LINQ
17 20 (2.71%) WPF
18 17 (2.30%) Ajax
18 17 (2.30%) SOAP
19 15 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 124 (16.78%) Computer Science
2 74 (10.01%) Mathematics
3 64 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (7.17%) User Experience
5 33 (4.47%) Open Source
6 23 (3.11%) Algorithms
7 21 (2.84%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.71%) Statistics
9 18 (2.44%) Wiki
9 18 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
10 17 (2.30%) Client/Server
11 15 (2.03%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.62%) N-Tier
12 12 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.62%) PKI
13 11 (1.49%) Visualisation
14 10 (1.35%) Learning Management System
15 8 (1.08%) Informatics
15 8 (1.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 141 (19.08%) Linux
2 120 (16.24%) UNIX
3 95 (12.86%) Windows
4 30 (4.06%) Solaris
5 19 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.44%) Android
7 17 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.76%) CentOS
10 11 (1.49%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.81%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.27%) Debian
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (21.92%) Software Engineering
3 111 (15.02%) OO
4 81 (10.96%) MVC
5 70 (9.47%) Web Development
6 69 (9.34%) Scrum
7 61 (8.25%) TDD
7 61 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (6.90%) OOD
9 50 (6.77%) Mentoring
10 44 (5.95%) ITIL
11 39 (5.28%) E-Commerce
12 37 (5.01%) Unit Testing
13 36 (4.87%) Project Management
14 35 (4.74%) Risk Management
14 35 (4.74%) Automated Testing
15 34 (4.60%) Regression Testing
16 32 (4.33%) Software Testing
16 32 (4.33%) Manual Testing
17 30 (4.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 206 (27.88%) C#
2 202 (27.33%) JavaScript
3 190 (25.71%) Java
4 100 (13.53%) Python
5 96 (12.99%) PHP
6 72 (9.74%) C++
7 69 (9.34%) Perl
8 55 (7.44%) T-SQL
9 35 (4.74%) C
10 29 (3.92%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.84%) Ruby
12 20 (2.71%) Delphi
13 18 (2.44%) VBA
13 18 (2.44%) Scala
14 17 (2.30%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.89%) VB
16 13 (1.76%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.49%) R
18 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 195 (26.39%) Degree
2 20 (2.71%) ISEB
3 15 (2.03%) RHCE
4 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.49%) PhD
6 10 (1.35%) OCP
6 10 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (1.35%) PMP
6 10 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.81%) CCNA
7 6 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.54%) MCSA
9 3 (0.41%) MCSE
9 3 (0.41%) MCTS
9 3 (0.41%) MCITP
10 2 (0.27%) MCP
10 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) MCDST
11 1 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.25%) QA
2 12 (1.62%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) JTAG
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.03%) vSphere
3 14 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 11 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.68%) Firmware
6 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (1.62%) SCOM
2 11 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (1.22%) SCCM
4 4 (0.54%) ARCserve
4 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.41%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 147 (19.89%) Oracle
2 132 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 40 (5.41%) SAP
4 31 (4.19%) VMware
5 28 (3.79%) Sun
6 25 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (2.84%) Red Hat
8 18 (2.44%) Google
9 14 (1.89%) Cognos
9 14 (1.89%) Sybase
10 12 (1.62%) Citrix
10 12 (1.62%) Red Gate
11 11 (1.49%) TOWER Software
12 10 (1.35%) EMC
12 10 (1.35%) HP
13 9 (1.22%) IBM
14 8 (1.08%) Perforce
14 8 (1.08%) Facebook
14 8 (1.08%) Twitter
15 6 (0.81%) Remedy
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Plugin Recruiter Ltd - Abcam
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive DOE + Bens / Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago