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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 302 373 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.54% 20.46% 18.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.97% 32.72% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 264 303 258
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
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
889 1140 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.41% 62.53% 67.99%
Number of salaries quoted 797 940 974
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 September 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 244 (39.23%) Java
2 234 (37.62%) C#
3 210 (33.76%) Degree
4 204 (32.80%) SQL Server
5 200 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
6 192 (30.87%) JavaScript
7 179 (28.78%) .NET
8 163 (26.21%) HTML
9 154 (24.76%) Microsoft
10 134 (21.54%) Software Engineering
11 128 (20.58%) Computer Science
12 126 (20.26%) ASP.NET
13 114 (18.33%) CSS
14 107 (17.20%) Linux
14 107 (17.20%) OO
15 105 (16.88%) Oracle
15 105 (16.88%) jQuery
16 90 (14.47%) Windows
17 85 (13.67%) T-SQL
18 84 (13.50%) Finance
19 78 (12.54%) Scrum
20 77 (12.38%) MVC
20 77 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
21 76 (12.22%) Python
22 72 (11.58%) Web Services
22 72 (11.58%) C++
23 67 (10.77%) Apache
24 66 (10.61%) MS Excel
25 64 (10.29%) UNIX
26 63 (10.13%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 67 (10.77%) Apache
2 58 (9.32%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.66%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.38%) Node.js
5 15 (2.41%) IIS
6 14 (2.25%) CMS
7 13 (2.09%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.45%) Zope
9 8 (1.29%) Plone
9 8 (1.29%) nginx
10 6 (0.96%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.96%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.80%) JBoss
12 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.48%) Drupal
12 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.32%) Lync
13 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 66 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.96%) SAP SCM
2 6 (0.96%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.96%) Oracle SCM
3 3 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.09%) Office 365
3 6 (0.96%) SaaS
3 6 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) GitHub
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.86%) Internet
1 24 (3.86%) Firewall
2 21 (3.38%) DNS
2 21 (3.38%) SSL
3 17 (2.73%) HTTP
4 10 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.80%) Wireless
6 4 (0.64%) SSH
7 3 (0.48%) SMS
8 2 (0.32%) VoIP
8 2 (0.32%) ISDN
8 2 (0.32%) SNMP
8 2 (0.32%) SMTP
8 2 (0.32%) Intranet
9 1 (0.16%) FTP
9 1 (0.16%) LDAP
9 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (32.80%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 30 (4.82%) MySQL
5 25 (4.02%) Big Data
5 25 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.86%) Crystal Reports
7 20 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.93%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (1.45%) MariaDB
13 7 (1.13%) OLAP
14 6 (0.96%) FileMaker
15 5 (0.80%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 57 (9.16%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.84%) Selenium
3 31 (4.98%) Jenkins
4 29 (4.66%) JIRA
5 28 (4.50%) Subversion
6 26 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (3.38%) Maven
7 21 (3.38%) NUnit
8 16 (2.57%) Visual Studio
9 14 (2.25%) JMeter
9 14 (2.25%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.29%) Mockito
11 7 (1.13%) TestNG
11 7 (1.13%) HP UFT
12 6 (0.96%) Xcode
13 5 (0.80%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.80%) Grunt
13 5 (0.80%) Bower
13 5 (0.80%) Moq
General
1 84 (13.50%) Finance
2 41 (6.59%) Marketing
3 24 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.73%) Front Office
4 17 (2.73%) Back Office
5 10 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.96%) Electronics
7 5 (0.80%) Automotive
7 5 (0.80%) Banking
8 4 (0.64%) Advertising
8 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.48%) Law
9 3 (0.48%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Retail
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 317 (50.96%) Developer
2 95 (15.27%) Software Engineer
3 94 (15.11%) Java Developer
4 80 (12.86%) Software Developer
5 55 (8.84%) Analyst
6 54 (8.68%) Senior Developer
7 34 (5.47%) DBA
8 33 (5.31%) Applications Support
9 30 (4.82%) C# Developer
10 29 (4.66%) .NET Developer
10 29 (4.66%) SQL DBA
10 29 (4.66%) Support Engineer
10 29 (4.66%) Junior
11 28 (4.50%) Programmer
11 28 (4.50%) Administrator
12 24 (3.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 21 (3.38%) Web Developer
13 21 (3.38%) Tester
14 19 (3.05%) Graduate
14 19 (3.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (28.78%) .NET
2 163 (26.21%) HTML
3 126 (20.26%) ASP.NET
4 114 (18.33%) CSS
5 105 (16.88%) jQuery
6 72 (11.58%) Web Services
7 63 (10.13%) XML
8 51 (8.20%) J2EE
9 44 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (6.91%) REST
11 39 (6.27%) SOAP
12 36 (5.79%) HTML5
13 35 (5.63%) Spring
14 32 (5.14%) MFC
15 27 (4.34%) CSS3
16 24 (3.86%) WCF
16 24 (3.86%) Hibernate
17 23 (3.70%) .NET Framework
18 22 (3.54%) Ajax
19 19 (3.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 128 (20.58%) Computer Science
2 77 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (9.16%) Mathematics
4 37 (5.95%) User Experience
5 28 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.18%) GIS
7 25 (4.02%) Pocket PC
8 22 (3.54%) Clustering
9 20 (3.22%) Statistics
10 19 (3.05%) Algorithms
11 16 (2.57%) Replication
11 16 (2.57%) Client/Server
12 14 (2.25%) Mobile App
12 14 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (2.09%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.77%) Mobile Payment
15 9 (1.45%) Streaming Music
16 7 (1.13%) Internet of Things
16 7 (1.13%) LIMS
16 7 (1.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 107 (17.20%) Linux
2 90 (14.47%) Windows
3 64 (10.29%) UNIX
4 32 (5.14%) Apple iOS
4 32 (5.14%) Android
5 19 (3.05%) CentOS
6 12 (1.93%) Solaris
7 8 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) VMS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (21.54%) Software Engineering
3 107 (17.20%) OO
4 78 (12.54%) Scrum
5 77 (12.38%) MVC
6 52 (8.36%) Unit Testing
7 49 (7.88%) TDD
8 47 (7.56%) CRM
9 45 (7.23%) Test Automation
10 42 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (5.95%) Mentoring
12 32 (5.14%) Multithreading
13 31 (4.98%) Software Testing
14 30 (4.82%) SDLC
15 29 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (4.50%) Web Development
17 27 (4.34%) ITIL
18 25 (4.02%) Open Source
19 23 (3.70%) OOP
20 22 (3.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 244 (39.23%) Java
2 234 (37.62%) C#
3 192 (30.87%) JavaScript
4 85 (13.67%) T-SQL
5 76 (12.22%) Python
6 72 (11.58%) C++
7 54 (8.68%) Perl
8 32 (5.14%) Objective-C
9 27 (4.34%) Scala
10 23 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 22 (3.54%) C
11 22 (3.54%) PHP
12 14 (2.25%) Ruby
13 13 (2.09%) VB
14 12 (1.93%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.96%) AppleScript
15 6 (0.96%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.96%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.96%) F#
Qualifications
1 210 (33.76%) Degree
2 53 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.02%) MCP
4 12 (1.93%) ISEB
5 9 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.13%) MCSE
6 7 (1.13%) MCITP
6 7 (1.13%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.80%) MCT
7 5 (0.80%) MCTS
8 3 (0.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) RHCE
9 2 (0.32%) LPIC
9 2 (0.32%) MCSA
9 2 (0.32%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.16%) CCA
10 1 (0.16%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CCEA
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.16%) QA
2 6 (0.96%) TickIT
3 1 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.93%) Postfix
3 10 (1.61%) qmail
4 8 (1.29%) Varnish
5 2 (0.32%) KVM
5 2 (0.32%) iptables
5 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.32%) Xen
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.61%) HAProxy
2 8 (1.29%) systemd
3 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.64%) Puppet
5 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 154 (24.76%) Microsoft
2 105 (16.88%) Oracle
3 33 (5.31%) WorldPay
4 21 (3.38%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.57%) TOWER Software
6 15 (2.41%) VMware
7 13 (2.09%) Perforce
8 11 (1.77%) Sun
8 11 (1.77%) Xamarin
9 10 (1.61%) Nintex
9 10 (1.61%) SAP
10 9 (1.45%) ESRI
10 9 (1.45%) Google
11 6 (0.96%) Tableau
12 5 (0.80%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.80%) Cisco
13 4 (0.64%) Facebook
13 4 (0.64%) Sencha
13 4 (0.64%) Rackspace
14 3 (0.48%) Autodesk
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