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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 326 392 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.48% 22.18% 20.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.87% 33.53% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 284 328 310
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
935 1169 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.48% 66.16% 69.64%
Number of salaries quoted 830 992 1096
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £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 29 June 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 272 (41.15%) C#
2 235 (35.55%) Java
3 228 (34.49%) Degree
4 223 (33.74%) .NET
5 222 (33.59%) SQL Server
6 205 (31.01%) HTML
7 194 (29.35%) JavaScript
7 194 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
8 165 (24.96%) Microsoft
9 149 (22.54%) Software Engineering
10 141 (21.33%) Computer Science
11 134 (20.27%) ASP.NET
12 133 (20.12%) CSS
13 128 (19.36%) Windows
14 125 (18.91%) OO
15 116 (17.55%) Linux
16 113 (17.10%) C++
16 113 (17.10%) jQuery
17 103 (15.58%) Finance
18 88 (13.31%) MVC
18 88 (13.31%) Oracle
19 80 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
20 78 (11.80%) Perl
20 78 (11.80%) Python
21 75 (11.35%) Mathematics
22 74 (11.20%) T-SQL
22 74 (11.20%) MS Excel
23 72 (10.89%) UNIX
24 67 (10.14%) Scrum
25 64 (9.68%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 44 (6.66%) Tomcat
2 43 (6.51%) Apache
3 28 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.33%) IIS
5 17 (2.57%) CMS
6 11 (1.66%) Node.js
7 10 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.36%) Zope
9 8 (1.21%) Plone
9 8 (1.21%) JBoss
9 8 (1.21%) nginx
10 7 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.06%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.91%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.76%) Drupal
12 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.76%) Lync
12 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 74 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Oracle SCM
1 6 (0.91%) SAP SCM
1 6 (0.91%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.12%) SaaS
3 11 (1.66%) Office 365
4 9 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.30%) Force.com
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.08%) Internet
1 27 (4.08%) Firewall
2 24 (3.63%) SSL
2 24 (3.63%) HTTP
3 23 (3.48%) DNS
4 13 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.21%) Wireless
6 6 (0.91%) VLAN
6 6 (0.91%) MPLS
6 6 (0.91%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.76%) VoIP
7 5 (0.76%) SSH
8 4 (0.61%) WAN
8 4 (0.61%) SAN
8 4 (0.61%) VPN
9 3 (0.45%) SMS
9 3 (0.45%) Intranet
9 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.45%) Network Security
9 3 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (33.59%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (6.66%) MySQL
4 33 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (3.93%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 19 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (2.57%) Crystal Reports
10 17 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (2.42%) Big Data
12 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (1.36%) MariaDB
14 8 (1.21%) OLAP
15 6 (0.91%) FileMaker
16 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.61%) DB2
16 4 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (6.81%) Selenium
2 38 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 33 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (4.24%) Jenkins
5 27 (4.08%) NUnit
6 25 (3.78%) Visual Studio
7 21 (3.18%) Subversion
7 21 (3.18%) JIRA
8 17 (2.57%) Maven
9 11 (1.66%) JMeter
10 10 (1.51%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.21%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.06%) Xcode
12 7 (1.06%) Mockito
12 7 (1.06%) TestNG
13 6 (0.91%) QADirector
14 5 (0.76%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.76%) Moq
14 5 (0.76%) JUnit
14 5 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 103 (15.58%) Finance
2 37 (5.60%) Marketing
3 21 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.82%) Front Office
4 12 (1.82%) Back Office
5 11 (1.66%) Electronics
5 11 (1.66%) Advertising
6 9 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.91%) Banking
7 6 (0.91%) Automotive
8 4 (0.61%) Games
9 3 (0.45%) Law
9 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) Retail
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 338 (51.13%) Developer
2 105 (15.89%) Software Engineer
3 89 (13.46%) Software Developer
4 72 (10.89%) Java Developer
5 52 (7.87%) Analyst
6 51 (7.72%) Senior Developer
7 44 (6.66%) C# Developer
8 34 (5.14%) DBA
9 33 (4.99%) Test Engineer
10 31 (4.69%) SQL DBA
11 30 (4.54%) Web Developer
11 30 (4.54%) Graduate
12 29 (4.39%) Programmer
12 29 (4.39%) .NET Developer
13 28 (4.24%) Junior
14 27 (4.08%) Software Test Engineer
15 24 (3.63%) Tester
15 24 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (3.33%) Administrator
17 21 (3.18%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (33.74%) .NET
2 205 (31.01%) HTML
3 134 (20.27%) ASP.NET
4 133 (20.12%) CSS
5 113 (17.10%) jQuery
6 64 (9.68%) XML
7 62 (9.38%) Web Services
8 44 (6.66%) J2EE
9 43 (6.51%) MFC
10 41 (6.20%) HTML5
11 37 (5.60%) SOAP
12 35 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (3.78%) Spring
14 24 (3.63%) REST
15 23 (3.48%) CSS3
16 21 (3.18%) WCF
17 20 (3.03%) WPF
18 15 (2.27%) Hibernate
19 14 (2.12%) Ajax
20 13 (1.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 141 (21.33%) Computer Science
2 80 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (11.35%) Mathematics
4 47 (7.11%) User Experience
5 33 (4.99%) Statistics
6 32 (4.84%) Algorithms
7 31 (4.69%) Pocket PC
8 25 (3.78%) Management Information System
9 23 (3.48%) Clustering
10 22 (3.33%) Client/Server
11 19 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (2.57%) Visualisation
13 16 (2.42%) GIS
13 16 (2.42%) Replication
14 13 (1.97%) Mobile Payment
14 13 (1.97%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.66%) Mobile App
16 9 (1.36%) Streaming Music
17 7 (1.06%) LIMS
17 7 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 128 (19.36%) Windows
2 116 (17.55%) Linux
3 72 (10.89%) UNIX
4 40 (6.05%) Apple iOS
4 40 (6.05%) Android
5 20 (3.03%) CentOS
6 14 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.36%) Solaris
7 9 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (22.54%) Software Engineering
3 125 (18.91%) OO
4 88 (13.31%) MVC
5 67 (10.14%) Scrum
6 52 (7.87%) Unit Testing
7 45 (6.81%) Test Automation
8 44 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (6.51%) CRM
10 41 (6.20%) Mentoring
11 40 (6.05%) SDLC
12 36 (5.45%) TDD
13 33 (4.99%) User Stories
14 29 (4.39%) Web Development
15 28 (4.24%) Analytics
16 27 (4.08%) Multithreading
17 26 (3.93%) Financial Modelling
18 25 (3.78%) Automated Testing
19 24 (3.63%) Regression Testing
20 23 (3.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 272 (41.15%) C#
2 235 (35.55%) Java
3 194 (29.35%) JavaScript
4 113 (17.10%) C++
5 78 (11.80%) Perl
5 78 (11.80%) Python
6 74 (11.20%) T-SQL
7 50 (7.56%) PHP
8 45 (6.81%) Objective-C
9 32 (4.84%) C
10 26 (3.93%) PL/SQL
11 24 (3.63%) VB
12 21 (3.18%) Ruby
13 17 (2.57%) Scala
14 13 (1.97%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.66%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.51%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.51%) VBA
17 9 (1.36%) Delphi
18 8 (1.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 228 (34.49%) Degree
2 61 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (5.14%) MCP
4 16 (2.42%) MCITP
5 15 (2.27%) ISEB
6 11 (1.66%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.51%) MCTS
7 10 (1.51%) MCT
8 8 (1.21%) MCSE
9 6 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.45%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.45%) PhD
10 3 (0.45%) RHCE
10 3 (0.45%) LPIC
11 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.15%) CCA
12 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.15%) CCEA
12 1 (0.15%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.77%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) SLA
2 3 (0.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 26 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.97%) Postfix
3 11 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.51%) qmail
5 8 (1.21%) Varnish
6 5 (0.76%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.45%) Xen
7 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.45%) KVM
7 3 (0.45%) iptables
7 3 (0.45%) vSphere
8 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (1.51%) HAProxy
2 8 (1.21%) systemd
3 6 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.76%) Puppet
5 3 (0.45%) SCCM
6 2 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 165 (24.96%) Microsoft
2 88 (13.31%) Oracle
3 23 (3.48%) TOWER Software
4 22 (3.33%) VMware
5 21 (3.18%) Red Hat
5 21 (3.18%) WorldPay
6 15 (2.27%) Google
7 12 (1.82%) Perforce
7 12 (1.82%) Xamarin
8 10 (1.51%) SAP
8 10 (1.51%) Sun
9 8 (1.21%) Symantec
9 8 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.06%) Rackspace
11 6 (0.91%) Tableau
12 5 (0.76%) Sencha
12 5 (0.76%) Nintex
12 5 (0.76%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.76%) Citrix
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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