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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 343 268 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.02% 18.89% 19.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.50% 29.26% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 288 233 303
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
1089 916 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.73% 64.55% 63.31%
Number of salaries quoted 886 794 959
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 30 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 234 (32.28%) HTML
2 223 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (28.83%) .NET
4 207 (28.55%) C#
5 199 (27.45%) JavaScript
6 196 (27.03%) Degree
7 190 (26.21%) Java
8 184 (25.38%) CSS
9 169 (23.31%) SQL Server
10 154 (21.24%) Software Engineering
11 149 (20.55%) Finance
12 136 (18.76%) Microsoft
13 132 (18.21%) Linux
14 127 (17.52%) Computer Science
15 124 (17.10%) OO
16 122 (16.83%) Oracle
17 120 (16.55%) UNIX
18 108 (14.90%) jQuery
19 100 (13.79%) PHP
20 99 (13.66%) Python
21 93 (12.83%) Windows
22 85 (11.72%) MVC
23 83 (11.45%) ASP.NET
24 81 (11.17%) Mathematics
25 72 (9.93%) Web Development
26 69 (9.52%) XML
26 69 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 67 (9.24%) HTML5
28 66 (9.10%) C++
29 65 (8.97%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 45 (6.21%) Tomcat
2 35 (4.83%) Apache
3 29 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.90%) IIS
5 15 (2.07%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.52%) Node.js
6 11 (1.52%) CMS
7 8 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.83%) Drupal
8 6 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.69%) JBoss
9 5 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.55%) nginx
10 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.41%) Lync
11 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 60 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.17%) MS Office
3 4 (0.55%) Mathematica
4 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.83%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.14%) Agresso
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.38%) Force.com
3 8 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.83%) Office 365
5 5 (0.69%) GitHub
5 5 (0.69%) SaaS
6 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.55%) Joyent
7 1 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.48%) Internet
2 25 (3.45%) HTTP
3 19 (2.62%) DNS
4 17 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.79%) DHCP
6 11 (1.52%) Intranet
6 11 (1.52%) Wireless
7 8 (1.10%) Network Security
8 7 (0.97%) Firewall
9 6 (0.83%) VLAN
10 5 (0.69%) LTE
10 5 (0.69%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.69%) WAN
10 5 (0.69%) 3G
11 4 (0.55%) SSL
11 4 (0.55%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.55%) GSM
11 4 (0.55%) VoIP
12 3 (0.41%) SAN
12 3 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (23.31%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (7.17%) MySQL
4 42 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 23 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.62%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.93%) QlikView
10 14 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.24%) Big Data
14 8 (1.10%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 48 (6.62%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.83%) Visual Studio
3 30 (4.14%) JIRA
4 29 (4.00%) Selenium
5 19 (2.62%) NUnit
6 18 (2.48%) Maven
6 18 (2.48%) Jenkins
7 16 (2.21%) JUnit
8 15 (2.07%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.93%) Subversion
9 14 (1.93%) Rhino Mocks
10 13 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (1.10%) TestNG
11 8 (1.10%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.97%) MSTest
13 6 (0.83%) JMeter
13 6 (0.83%) Ant
13 6 (0.83%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.83%) Moq
13 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 149 (20.55%) Finance
2 54 (7.45%) Marketing
3 33 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.17%) Publishing
5 15 (2.07%) Advertising
6 14 (1.93%) Banking
7 10 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.24%) Law
8 9 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.97%) Electronics
10 6 (0.83%) Retail
10 6 (0.83%) Back Office
11 4 (0.55%) Games
12 3 (0.41%) Billing
12 3 (0.41%) Local Government
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 346 (47.72%) Developer
2 98 (13.52%) Analyst
3 81 (11.17%) Software Engineer
4 76 (10.48%) Web Developer
5 72 (9.93%) Java Developer
6 71 (9.79%) Software Developer
7 56 (7.72%) Senior Developer
8 53 (7.31%) Graduate
9 46 (6.34%) Test Engineer
10 42 (5.79%) Junior
11 39 (5.38%) Software Test Engineer
12 38 (5.24%) C# Developer
13 36 (4.97%) Graduate Developer
14 34 (4.69%) Administrator
15 33 (4.55%) Business Analyst
16 27 (3.72%) Consultant
16 27 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
17 25 (3.45%) Support Engineer
17 25 (3.45%) Junior Developer
18 23 (3.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (32.28%) HTML
2 209 (28.83%) .NET
3 184 (25.38%) CSS
4 108 (14.90%) jQuery
5 83 (11.45%) ASP.NET
6 69 (9.52%) XML
7 67 (9.24%) HTML5
8 65 (8.97%) Web Services
9 50 (6.90%) WCF
10 41 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (5.38%) CSS3
12 31 (4.28%) REST
12 31 (4.28%) AngularJS
13 23 (3.17%) .NET Framework
14 21 (2.90%) J2EE
14 21 (2.90%) SOAP
15 16 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (2.07%) LINQ
17 14 (1.93%) WPF
17 14 (1.93%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 127 (17.52%) Computer Science
2 81 (11.17%) Mathematics
3 64 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (7.72%) User Experience
5 33 (4.55%) Open Source
6 23 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 22 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 21 (2.90%) Statistics
9 18 (2.48%) Mobile Payment
10 16 (2.21%) Wiki
11 15 (2.07%) Data Structures
11 15 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (2.07%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.66%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.10%) Derivative
13 8 (1.10%) Informatics
13 8 (1.10%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.10%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.97%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 132 (18.21%) Linux
2 120 (16.55%) UNIX
3 93 (12.83%) Windows
4 26 (3.59%) Solaris
5 20 (2.76%) Android
6 15 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.93%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.97%) CentOS
11 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.28%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (21.24%) Software Engineering
3 124 (17.10%) OO
4 85 (11.72%) MVC
5 72 (9.93%) Web Development
6 58 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (7.86%) Scrum
8 52 (7.17%) TDD
9 48 (6.62%) OOD
10 42 (5.79%) Automated Testing
11 41 (5.66%) Mentoring
12 36 (4.97%) E-Commerce
13 34 (4.69%) Regression Testing
13 34 (4.69%) Unit Testing
13 34 (4.69%) Analytics
14 33 (4.55%) Risk Management
15 31 (4.28%) Project Management
16 30 (4.14%) User Stories
17 29 (4.00%) Software Testing
17 29 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 207 (28.55%) C#
2 199 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 190 (26.21%) Java
4 100 (13.79%) PHP
5 99 (13.66%) Python
6 66 (9.10%) C++
7 64 (8.83%) Perl
8 52 (7.17%) T-SQL
9 39 (5.38%) C
10 27 (3.72%) Ruby
11 26 (3.59%) PL/SQL
12 22 (3.03%) Delphi
13 20 (2.76%) VBA
14 18 (2.48%) VB.NET
14 18 (2.48%) Scala
15 17 (2.34%) VB
16 9 (1.24%) R
16 9 (1.24%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.97%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 196 (27.03%) Degree
2 24 (3.31%) ISEB
3 15 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.07%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.38%) PhD
5 7 (0.97%) RHCE
5 7 (0.97%) PMP
6 6 (0.83%) MCITP
7 4 (0.55%) MCSE
7 4 (0.55%) MCSA
8 3 (0.41%) CCNA
8 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.41%) MCTS
9 2 (0.28%) OCP
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.28%) MCP
10 1 (0.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.83%) QA
2 15 (2.07%) SLA
3 2 (0.28%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 27 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.38%) vSphere
3 8 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.69%) Firmware
6 3 (0.41%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.14%) HDFS
8 1 (0.14%) XenServer
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (1.24%) SCOM
2 8 (1.10%) SCCM
3 5 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.55%) ARCserve
5 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.41%) Puppet
6 2 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.28%) Nagios
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 136 (18.76%) Microsoft
2 122 (16.83%) Oracle
3 28 (3.86%) VMware
4 26 (3.59%) SAP
5 24 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (3.31%) Sun
6 20 (2.76%) Google
7 14 (1.93%) TOWER Software
8 13 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.52%) Sybase
10 9 (1.24%) Citrix
10 9 (1.24%) Cognos
11 8 (1.10%) Facebook
11 8 (1.10%) Twitter
12 7 (0.97%) IBM
12 7 (0.97%) Perforce
12 7 (0.97%) Mitel
13 6 (0.83%) Remedy
13 6 (0.83%) Symantec
13 6 (0.83%) HP
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