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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 363 297 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.86% 18.47% 22.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.73% 27.78% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 294 261 395
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
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
1144 1069 1380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.58% 66.48% 71.21%
Number of salaries quoted 942 966 1226
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,475
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 290 (37.08%) .NET
2 285 (36.45%) C#
3 251 (32.10%) Java
4 249 (31.84%) SQL Server
5 233 (29.80%) Oracle
6 201 (25.70%) JavaScript
7 187 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
8 185 (23.66%) Finance
9 179 (22.89%) HTML
10 161 (20.59%) Degree
11 152 (19.44%) Microsoft
12 150 (19.18%) ASP.NET
13 141 (18.03%) Software Engineering
14 139 (17.77%) CSS
15 120 (15.35%) XML
16 118 (15.09%) C++
17 117 (14.96%) Linux
17 117 (14.96%) Scrum
18 116 (14.83%) UNIX
19 103 (13.17%) Computer Science
20 99 (12.66%) MVC
21 93 (11.89%) Windows
21 93 (11.89%) OO
22 83 (10.61%) Tomcat
23 81 (10.36%) MS Excel
23 81 (10.36%) WCF
24 80 (10.23%) PHP
25 76 (9.72%) Python
26 75 (9.59%) PL/SQL
27 74 (9.46%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 83 (10.61%) Tomcat
2 71 (9.08%) Apache
3 29 (3.71%) IIS
4 17 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.17%) CMS
5 16 (2.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (1.53%) Drupal
7 11 (1.41%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.28%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.51%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.38%) Node.js
11 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.26%) Documentum
12 2 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 81 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.07%) MS Office
3 13 (1.66%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.64%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (4.22%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
4 13 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.51%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.38%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.38%) Office 365
6 3 (0.38%) SaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Joyent
7 2 (0.26%) GitHub
7 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Heroku
8 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.39%) Internet
2 25 (3.20%) DNS
3 18 (2.30%) DHCP
4 15 (1.92%) SMS
4 15 (1.92%) Firewall
5 12 (1.53%) HTTP
5 12 (1.53%) WAN
6 11 (1.41%) Intranet
7 10 (1.28%) SMPP
7 10 (1.28%) NFC
8 9 (1.15%) LAN
9 8 (1.02%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.90%) VoIP
11 6 (0.77%) VLAN
12 5 (0.64%) OSPF
12 5 (0.64%) BGP
12 5 (0.64%) SAN
13 4 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.38%) LTE
14 3 (0.38%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 55 (7.03%) MySQL
4 49 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 26 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (3.20%) Crystal Reports
9 23 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (2.30%) NoSQL
12 16 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.92%) Oracle Discoverer
14 14 (1.79%) DTS
15 9 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.15%) MS Access
16 8 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (0.90%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 51 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 49 (6.27%) NUnit
4 35 (4.48%) MSTest
5 30 (3.84%) Subversion
6 27 (3.45%) JIRA
7 26 (3.32%) Selenium
8 18 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
9 17 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (2.05%) CppUnit
10 16 (2.05%) ReSharper
11 15 (1.92%) Moq
11 15 (1.92%) MbUnit
11 15 (1.92%) xUnit.net
12 14 (1.79%) MSBuild
13 11 (1.41%) Jenkins
14 10 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.28%) Maven
14 10 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
15 9 (1.15%) WiX
General
1 185 (23.66%) Finance
2 39 (4.99%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.32%) Marketing
4 24 (3.07%) Banking
5 22 (2.81%) Publishing
5 22 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (1.79%) Electronics
7 13 (1.66%) Games
8 11 (1.41%) Advertising
9 10 (1.28%) Back Office
10 3 (0.38%) Retail
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 425 (54.35%) Developer
2 111 (14.19%) C# Developer
3 82 (10.49%) Software Developer
4 80 (10.23%) .NET Developer
5 77 (9.85%) Java Developer
6 72 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 68 (8.70%) Software Engineer
8 67 (8.57%) Analyst
9 59 (7.54%) Senior Developer
10 51 (6.52%) Administrator
11 43 (5.50%) Web Developer
12 40 (5.12%) Consultant
13 37 (4.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 36 (4.60%) DBA
15 35 (4.48%) Tester
15 35 (4.48%) Applications Support
16 32 (4.09%) Junior
17 30 (3.84%) Graduate
18 28 (3.58%) SQL DBA
19 27 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (37.08%) .NET
2 179 (22.89%) HTML
3 150 (19.18%) ASP.NET
4 139 (17.77%) CSS
5 120 (15.35%) XML
6 81 (10.36%) WCF
7 64 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (8.06%) Web Services
9 56 (7.16%) jQuery
10 55 (7.03%) XSLT
11 49 (6.27%) .NET Framework
12 46 (5.88%) J2EE
13 43 (5.50%) Ajax
14 36 (4.60%) LINQ
14 36 (4.60%) WPF
15 31 (3.96%) Flash
16 30 (3.84%) HTML5
17 27 (3.45%) REST
18 20 (2.56%) CSS3
19 19 (2.43%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 103 (13.17%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.29%) Mathematics
3 21 (2.69%) Physics
4 19 (2.43%) Client/Server
5 18 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.92%) Clustering
7 14 (1.79%) Wiki
8 13 (1.66%) DTV
8 13 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
9 12 (1.53%) PKI
10 11 (1.41%) Statistics
10 11 (1.41%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.28%) Open Source
11 10 (1.28%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.15%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.90%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.77%) Learning Management System
14 6 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 117 (14.96%) Linux
2 116 (14.83%) UNIX
3 93 (11.89%) Windows
4 49 (6.27%) Solaris
5 27 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.94%) Android
7 21 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 18 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.66%) CentOS
11 9 (1.15%) Windows Phone
12 8 (1.02%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.38%) Debian
16 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (18.03%) Software Engineering
3 117 (14.96%) Scrum
4 99 (12.66%) MVC
5 93 (11.89%) OO
6 74 (9.46%) TDD
7 50 (6.39%) OOD
8 46 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (5.12%) ITIL
10 39 (4.99%) ERP
10 39 (4.99%) Unit Testing
10 39 (4.99%) Multithreading
11 38 (4.86%) Regression Testing
12 37 (4.73%) Web Development
13 35 (4.48%) Migration
13 35 (4.48%) Test Automation
14 33 (4.22%) OOP
15 29 (3.71%) Manual Testing
15 29 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
16 28 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 285 (36.45%) C#
2 251 (32.10%) Java
3 201 (25.70%) JavaScript
4 118 (15.09%) C++
5 80 (10.23%) PHP
6 76 (9.72%) Python
7 75 (9.59%) PL/SQL
8 68 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 60 (7.67%) Perl
10 44 (5.63%) VB.NET
11 32 (4.09%) VB
12 23 (2.94%) VBA
12 23 (2.94%) Ruby
12 23 (2.94%) PowerShell
13 20 (2.56%) C
14 13 (1.66%) VB6
15 11 (1.41%) Scala
15 11 (1.41%) R
16 10 (1.28%) XAML
17 9 (1.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 161 (20.59%) Degree
2 26 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.05%) ISEB
4 15 (1.92%) RHCE
5 12 (1.53%) OCP
5 12 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (1.53%) PhD
5 12 (1.53%) CCNA
5 12 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.77%) MCSE
6 6 (0.77%) PMP
6 6 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.77%) MCITP
7 4 (0.51%) MCSA
7 4 (0.51%) MCP
8 2 (0.26%) MCSD
8 2 (0.26%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) MCDST
9 1 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (9.46%) QA
2 10 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.15%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.79%) vSphere
3 13 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (1.53%) VMware ESX
4 12 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.51%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.38%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 13 (1.66%) EMC NetWorker
1 13 (1.66%) SCOM
2 11 (1.41%) SCCM
3 9 (1.15%) OpenSSO
4 5 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.38%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 233 (29.80%) Oracle
2 152 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.88%) Sun
4 38 (4.86%) SAP
5 37 (4.73%) Sybase
6 34 (4.35%) VMware
7 20 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.79%) Red Gate
9 13 (1.66%) HP
10 12 (1.53%) EMC
10 12 (1.53%) Cognos
11 10 (1.28%) Adobe
11 10 (1.28%) Telerik
12 9 (1.15%) IBM
12 9 (1.15%) Google
12 9 (1.15%) Citrix
13 8 (1.02%) JBoss
13 8 (1.02%) Perforce
14 7 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.64%) Veeam
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
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