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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 317 356 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.74% 20.02% 18.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.62% 31.79% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 275 298 270
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,525
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
890 1120 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.85% 62.99% 66.71%
Number of salaries quoted 781 954 1008
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 256 (39.69%) C#
2 247 (38.29%) Java
3 232 (35.97%) Degree
4 225 (34.88%) SQL Server
5 201 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
6 197 (30.54%) .NET
7 192 (29.77%) JavaScript
8 183 (28.37%) HTML
9 162 (25.12%) Microsoft
10 143 (22.17%) Software Engineering
10 143 (22.17%) Computer Science
11 128 (19.84%) ASP.NET
12 123 (19.07%) CSS
13 121 (18.76%) Linux
14 116 (17.98%) OO
15 114 (17.67%) Windows
16 106 (16.43%) jQuery
17 102 (15.81%) C++
18 95 (14.73%) Oracle
18 95 (14.73%) Finance
19 83 (12.87%) T-SQL
20 82 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
21 78 (12.09%) MS Excel
21 78 (12.09%) MVC
22 74 (11.47%) Python
23 73 (11.32%) Scrum
24 72 (11.16%) Perl
25 69 (10.70%) UNIX
26 66 (10.23%) Web Services
26 66 (10.23%) Mathematics

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 52 (8.06%) Tomcat
2 45 (6.98%) Apache
3 26 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.79%) IIS
5 15 (2.33%) Node.js
6 14 (2.17%) CMS
7 13 (2.02%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.40%) Zope
9 8 (1.24%) Plone
9 8 (1.24%) nginx
10 6 (0.93%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.93%) JBoss
11 5 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.78%) Drupal
11 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.31%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 78 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Oracle SCM
1 6 (0.93%) SAP SCM
1 6 (0.93%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.17%) SaaS
3 11 (1.71%) Office 365
4 9 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.19%) Firewall
2 24 (3.72%) SSL
3 22 (3.41%) Internet
3 22 (3.41%) HTTP
4 20 (3.10%) DNS
5 12 (1.86%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.24%) Wireless
7 5 (0.78%) VLAN
7 5 (0.78%) MPLS
7 5 (0.78%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.62%) VPN
8 4 (0.62%) SSH
9 3 (0.47%) SAN
9 3 (0.47%) SMS
9 3 (0.47%) WAN
10 2 (0.31%) SMTP
10 2 (0.31%) VoIP
10 2 (0.31%) SNMP
10 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (5.89%) MySQL
4 36 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (4.50%) NoSQL
6 24 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (2.48%) Big Data
12 11 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (1.40%) OLAP
13 9 (1.40%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.93%) FileMaker
15 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (8.22%) Selenium
2 52 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 32 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (4.81%) Jenkins
5 25 (3.88%) NUnit
5 25 (3.88%) Subversion
6 23 (3.57%) JIRA
6 23 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.64%) Maven
8 14 (2.17%) JMeter
8 14 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 10 (1.55%) Moq
10 7 (1.09%) Mockito
10 7 (1.09%) TestNG
10 7 (1.09%) Xcode
11 6 (0.93%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.93%) QADirector
12 5 (0.78%) Grunt
12 5 (0.78%) HP UFT
12 5 (0.78%) Bower
General
1 95 (14.73%) Finance
2 45 (6.98%) Marketing
3 24 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.64%) Front Office
4 17 (2.64%) Back Office
5 10 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.55%) Advertising
6 9 (1.40%) Electronics
7 6 (0.93%) Automotive
8 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.78%) Banking
9 3 (0.47%) Retail
9 3 (0.47%) Games
9 3 (0.47%) Law
10 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 326 (50.54%) Developer
2 103 (15.97%) Software Engineer
3 85 (13.18%) Java Developer
4 82 (12.71%) Software Developer
5 56 (8.68%) Senior Developer
6 46 (7.13%) Analyst
7 36 (5.58%) DBA
7 36 (5.58%) C# Developer
8 33 (5.12%) SQL DBA
9 31 (4.81%) Applications Support
9 31 (4.81%) .NET Developer
10 28 (4.34%) Programmer
11 27 (4.19%) Web Developer
12 26 (4.03%) Test Engineer
13 25 (3.88%) Junior
13 25 (3.88%) Support Engineer
13 25 (3.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 24 (3.72%) Tester
15 23 (3.57%) Administrator
16 21 (3.26%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (30.54%) .NET
2 183 (28.37%) HTML
3 128 (19.84%) ASP.NET
4 123 (19.07%) CSS
5 106 (16.43%) jQuery
6 66 (10.23%) Web Services
7 60 (9.30%) XML
8 50 (7.75%) J2EE
9 43 (6.67%) SOAP
10 42 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 41 (6.36%) MFC
12 40 (6.20%) HTML5
13 39 (6.05%) REST
14 29 (4.50%) Spring
15 25 (3.88%) CSS3
16 23 (3.57%) WCF
17 20 (3.10%) Ajax
18 19 (2.95%) WPF
19 18 (2.79%) Hibernate
20 17 (2.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 143 (22.17%) Computer Science
2 82 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (10.23%) Mathematics
4 45 (6.98%) User Experience
5 30 (4.65%) Pocket PC
6 29 (4.50%) Statistics
6 29 (4.50%) Management Information System
7 26 (4.03%) Algorithms
8 23 (3.57%) Clustering
9 21 (3.26%) GIS
9 21 (3.26%) Client/Server
10 17 (2.64%) Replication
10 17 (2.64%) Visualisation
11 16 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (1.40%) Streaming Music
13 9 (1.40%) Data Centre
14 7 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (1.09%) LIMS
14 7 (1.09%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 121 (18.76%) Linux
2 114 (17.67%) Windows
3 69 (10.70%) UNIX
4 36 (5.58%) Apple iOS
4 36 (5.58%) Android
5 20 (3.10%) CentOS
6 11 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.40%) Solaris
7 9 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) VMS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (22.17%) Software Engineering
3 116 (17.98%) OO
4 78 (12.09%) MVC
5 73 (11.32%) Scrum
6 56 (8.68%) Unit Testing
7 47 (7.29%) TDD
8 45 (6.98%) CRM
8 45 (6.98%) Test Automation
9 41 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (6.20%) Mentoring
11 32 (4.96%) Multithreading
12 31 (4.81%) SDLC
13 28 (4.34%) Web Development
14 27 (4.19%) Software Testing
14 27 (4.19%) ITIL
14 27 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (4.03%) User Stories
16 25 (3.88%) OOP
17 23 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 256 (39.69%) C#
2 247 (38.29%) Java
3 192 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 102 (15.81%) C++
5 83 (12.87%) T-SQL
6 74 (11.47%) Python
7 72 (11.16%) Perl
8 43 (6.67%) Objective-C
9 41 (6.36%) PHP
10 24 (3.72%) C
10 24 (3.72%) Scala
11 22 (3.41%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.64%) VB
13 16 (2.48%) Ruby
14 12 (1.86%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.86%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.09%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.09%) AppleScript
17 6 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 232 (35.97%) Degree
2 62 (9.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (4.96%) MCP
4 13 (2.02%) MCITP
5 11 (1.71%) ISEB
6 10 (1.55%) MCT
6 10 (1.55%) MCTS
7 9 (1.40%) MCSE
8 7 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.47%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.47%) RHCE
9 3 (0.47%) LPIC
10 2 (0.31%) PhD
10 2 (0.31%) MCSA
10 2 (0.31%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) CCAA
11 1 (0.16%) CCA
11 1 (0.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.37%) QA
2 6 (0.93%) TickIT
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.02%) Postfix
3 10 (1.55%) qmail
4 8 (1.24%) Varnish
5 3 (0.47%) KVM
5 3 (0.47%) iptables
5 3 (0.47%) Xen
6 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.55%) HAProxy
2 8 (1.24%) systemd
3 7 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.93%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 162 (25.12%) Microsoft
2 95 (14.73%) Oracle
3 28 (4.34%) WorldPay
4 21 (3.26%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.10%) TOWER Software
6 19 (2.95%) VMware
7 12 (1.86%) Perforce
7 12 (1.86%) Google
8 11 (1.71%) Xamarin
9 10 (1.55%) SAP
9 10 (1.55%) Sun
10 8 (1.24%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.09%) Nintex
11 7 (1.09%) Rackspace
12 6 (0.93%) Tableau
13 4 (0.62%) Facebook
13 4 (0.62%) Sencha
13 4 (0.62%) PTC
13 4 (0.62%) HP
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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