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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL 337 406 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.68% 22.63% 16.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.94% 33.44% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 283 357 320
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
993 1214 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.82% 67.67% 67.06%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1077 1225
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 266 (38.95%) C#
2 253 (37.04%) HTML
3 221 (32.36%) .NET
4 217 (31.77%) Degree
5 214 (31.33%) JavaScript
6 203 (29.72%) Java
7 197 (28.84%) SQL Server
7 197 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
8 176 (25.77%) CSS
9 148 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 145 (21.23%) Software Engineering
11 129 (18.89%) Linux
12 128 (18.74%) Computer Science
13 120 (17.57%) Finance
14 119 (17.42%) Windows
14 119 (17.42%) OO
14 119 (17.42%) jQuery
15 115 (16.84%) C++
16 110 (16.11%) ASP.NET
17 105 (15.37%) UNIX
18 95 (13.91%) MVC
18 95 (13.91%) Python
18 95 (13.91%) PHP
19 81 (11.86%) Oracle
19 81 (11.86%) Mathematics
20 79 (11.57%) Perl
21 71 (10.40%) QA
22 69 (10.10%) XML
22 69 (10.10%) HTML5
22 69 (10.10%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 24 (3.51%) Apache
4 20 (2.93%) IIS
5 14 (2.05%) Node.js
6 11 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (1.61%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.32%) CMS
8 8 (1.17%) Drupal
8 8 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.88%) JBoss
11 5 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.44%) Lync
12 3 (0.44%) SAS
12 3 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.29%) Zope
13 2 (0.29%) Plone
13 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 60 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.59%) SAP SCM
3 4 (0.59%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle SCM
3 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.49%) SaaS
3 13 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.32%) Office 365
5 7 (1.02%) Force.com
6 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.69%) HTTP
2 27 (3.95%) Internet
3 19 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.49%) DNS
5 12 (1.76%) SSL
6 10 (1.46%) DHCP
6 10 (1.46%) Firewall
6 10 (1.46%) Network Security
7 9 (1.32%) Wireless
8 6 (0.88%) MPLS
8 6 (0.88%) VLAN
8 6 (0.88%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.73%) VoIP
9 5 (0.73%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.73%) SSH
10 4 (0.59%) SAN
10 4 (0.59%) Intranet
10 4 (0.59%) VPN
11 3 (0.44%) WAN
11 3 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (28.84%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (7.61%) MySQL
4 36 (5.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.22%) NoSQL
7 21 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (1.46%) Big Data
11 8 (1.17%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.17%) QlikView
12 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.73%) DB2
14 4 (0.59%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (6.44%) Selenium
2 37 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 33 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (4.39%) JIRA
5 28 (4.10%) Git (software)
6 25 (3.66%) NUnit
7 20 (2.93%) Jenkins
8 15 (2.20%) JMeter
9 14 (2.05%) Eclipse
9 14 (2.05%) Maven
10 10 (1.46%) SoapUI
11 9 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (1.32%) Moq
11 9 (1.32%) JUnit
12 8 (1.17%) Subversion
12 8 (1.17%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.88%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.88%) TestNG
14 5 (0.73%) QADirector
General
1 120 (17.57%) Finance
2 30 (4.39%) Marketing
3 28 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.93%) Advertising
5 13 (1.90%) Electronics
6 9 (1.32%) Banking
6 9 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.88%) Retail
7 6 (0.88%) Automotive
8 5 (0.73%) Law
9 4 (0.59%) Publishing
9 4 (0.59%) Games
10 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 358 (52.42%) Developer
2 103 (15.08%) Software Engineer
3 92 (13.47%) Software Developer
4 65 (9.52%) Analyst
5 59 (8.64%) Web Developer
6 57 (8.35%) Java Developer
7 52 (7.61%) C# Developer
8 49 (7.17%) Test Engineer
8 49 (7.17%) Senior Developer
9 47 (6.88%) Graduate
10 42 (6.15%) Junior
11 41 (6.00%) Software Test Engineer
12 32 (4.69%) .NET Developer
13 28 (4.10%) Graduate Developer
14 27 (3.95%) Junior Developer
14 27 (3.95%) Consultant
14 27 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
15 26 (3.81%) Programmer
15 26 (3.81%) Tester
16 20 (2.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (37.04%) HTML
2 221 (32.36%) .NET
3 176 (25.77%) CSS
4 119 (17.42%) jQuery
5 110 (16.11%) ASP.NET
6 69 (10.10%) XML
6 69 (10.10%) HTML5
7 65 (9.52%) Web Services
8 39 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (5.42%) CSS3
10 33 (4.83%) WCF
11 31 (4.54%) SOAP
12 27 (3.95%) J2EE
13 26 (3.81%) REST
14 25 (3.66%) MFC
15 23 (3.37%) AngularJS
16 20 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (2.64%) .NET Framework
18 17 (2.49%) WPF
19 14 (2.05%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 128 (18.74%) Computer Science
2 81 (11.86%) Mathematics
3 69 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (8.05%) User Experience
5 32 (4.69%) Algorithms
6 30 (4.39%) Statistics
7 20 (2.93%) Open Source
8 18 (2.64%) Client/Server
9 17 (2.49%) Visualisation
9 17 (2.49%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.34%) Pocket PC
11 15 (2.20%) Mobile Payment
12 13 (1.90%) Clustering
13 11 (1.61%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.61%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.17%) Replication
15 7 (1.02%) Wiki
15 7 (1.02%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 129 (18.89%) Linux
2 119 (17.42%) Windows
3 105 (15.37%) UNIX
4 31 (4.54%) Android
5 27 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.32%) Solaris
10 5 (0.73%) CentOS
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (21.23%) Software Engineering
3 119 (17.42%) OO
4 95 (13.91%) MVC
5 60 (8.78%) Web Development
6 51 (7.47%) Scrum
7 50 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 47 (6.88%) Test Automation
9 45 (6.59%) Automated Testing
9 45 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (6.00%) TDD
11 40 (5.86%) User Stories
12 39 (5.71%) Analytics
13 36 (5.27%) Software Testing
14 32 (4.69%) CRM
14 32 (4.69%) Mentoring
15 28 (4.10%) Regression Testing
16 27 (3.95%) Financial Modelling
17 26 (3.81%) Test Scripting
17 26 (3.81%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 266 (38.95%) C#
2 214 (31.33%) JavaScript
3 203 (29.72%) Java
4 115 (16.84%) C++
5 95 (13.91%) PHP
5 95 (13.91%) Python
6 79 (11.57%) Perl
7 51 (7.47%) T-SQL
8 41 (6.00%) C
9 27 (3.95%) Ruby
10 24 (3.51%) Objective-C
10 24 (3.51%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.93%) VB
12 15 (2.20%) Delphi
13 14 (2.05%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.90%) VBA
14 13 (1.90%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.76%) Scala
15 12 (1.76%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 217 (31.77%) Degree
2 41 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (3.51%) ISEB
4 19 (2.78%) MCITP
4 19 (2.78%) MCP
5 18 (2.64%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.90%) MCTS
7 10 (1.46%) MCT
8 4 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.44%) LPIC
9 3 (0.44%) PhD
9 3 (0.44%) MCSE
9 3 (0.44%) RHCE
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.40%) QA
2 11 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.02%) vSphere
4 6 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.73%) Postfix
5 5 (0.73%) Terminal Server
5 5 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.59%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.59%) Firmware
7 3 (0.44%) Xen
7 3 (0.44%) KVM
7 3 (0.44%) iptables
8 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.29%) Varnish
8 2 (0.29%) qmail
9 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.02%) SCCM
2 6 (0.88%) Puppet
2 6 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.59%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.59%) ARCserve
4 3 (0.44%) SCOM
5 2 (0.29%) Nagios
5 2 (0.29%) systemd
Vendors
1 148 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 81 (11.86%) Oracle
3 26 (3.81%) Google
4 24 (3.51%) TOWER Software
5 23 (3.37%) WorldPay
6 22 (3.22%) VMware
7 11 (1.61%) Perforce
8 10 (1.46%) Sun
9 9 (1.32%) SAP
9 9 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.32%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.17%) Symantec
11 7 (1.02%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.02%) Mitel
12 6 (0.88%) Rackspace
12 6 (0.88%) Citrix
12 6 (0.88%) Cisco
13 5 (0.73%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.59%) Sencha
14 4 (0.59%) Facebook
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, BUPA, plus more!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-50k
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + pension, healthcare and much more
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanger Institute
Salary: £30574 - £38564 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
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Posted: 3 days ago
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