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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 357 284 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.48% 19.15% 16.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.94% 28.69% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 304 241 294
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £28,000 £25,325
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1052 990 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.25% 66.76% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 887 870 983
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 249 (34.44%) HTML
2 231 (31.95%) C#
3 223 (30.84%) Degree
4 219 (30.29%) .NET
5 217 (30.01%) Agile Software Development
6 212 (29.32%) JavaScript
7 199 (27.52%) Java
8 187 (25.86%) CSS
9 180 (24.90%) SQL Server
10 156 (21.58%) Software Engineering
11 136 (18.81%) Microsoft
12 133 (18.40%) OO
13 132 (18.26%) Computer Science
14 131 (18.12%) Finance
15 129 (17.84%) Linux
16 117 (16.18%) UNIX
17 114 (15.77%) jQuery
18 107 (14.80%) PHP
19 106 (14.66%) Windows
20 101 (13.97%) Oracle
21 94 (13.00%) ASP.NET
22 92 (12.72%) Python
23 91 (12.59%) C++
24 87 (12.03%) MVC
25 80 (11.07%) Mathematics
26 73 (10.10%) XML
27 71 (9.82%) HTML5
28 70 (9.68%) Perl
28 70 (9.68%) Web Development
29 67 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 39 (5.39%) Tomcat
2 36 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.46%) Apache
4 23 (3.18%) IIS
5 14 (1.94%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.38%) CMS
8 9 (1.24%) Node.js
9 7 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.83%) Drupal
10 6 (0.83%) JBoss
11 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.41%) Lync
12 3 (0.41%) SAS
12 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Agresso
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (1.66%) SaaS
3 11 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.24%) Force.com
6 7 (0.97%) Office 365
7 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.28%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Joyent
9 1 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.84%) Internet
2 27 (3.73%) HTTP
3 15 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.94%) DNS
5 12 (1.66%) Wireless
6 10 (1.38%) Network Security
6 10 (1.38%) DHCP
7 7 (0.97%) Firewall
7 7 (0.97%) Intranet
8 6 (0.83%) MPLS
8 6 (0.83%) VLAN
8 6 (0.83%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.83%) SSL
9 5 (0.69%) SAN
9 5 (0.69%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.55%) LTE
10 4 (0.55%) 3G
10 4 (0.55%) VPN
10 4 (0.55%) WAN
10 4 (0.55%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (24.90%) SQL Server
2 67 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (7.19%) MySQL
4 37 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 26 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (2.07%) QlikView
12 12 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (1.52%) Data Mining
14 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.38%) Big Data
15 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.83%) Spotfire
16 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (5.81%) Visual Studio
2 41 (5.67%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.70%) Selenium
4 28 (3.87%) JIRA
5 22 (3.04%) Jenkins
6 19 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (2.49%) Maven
7 18 (2.49%) NUnit
8 16 (2.21%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.80%) JUnit
10 12 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (1.38%) Moq
12 9 (1.24%) Subversion
12 9 (1.24%) JMeter
13 8 (1.11%) TestNG
13 8 (1.11%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.97%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 5 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 131 (18.12%) Finance
2 46 (6.36%) Marketing
3 26 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.63%) Advertising
4 19 (2.63%) Publishing
5 11 (1.52%) Banking
6 9 (1.24%) Law
7 8 (1.11%) Electronics
7 8 (1.11%) Retail
8 7 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.55%) Games
11 3 (0.41%) Billing
11 3 (0.41%) Local Government
12 2 (0.28%) German Language
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 351 (48.55%) Developer
2 98 (13.55%) Software Engineer
3 91 (12.59%) Analyst
4 79 (10.93%) Software Developer
5 69 (9.54%) Web Developer
6 68 (9.41%) Java Developer
7 54 (7.47%) Senior Developer
8 53 (7.33%) Graduate
8 53 (7.33%) Test Engineer
9 47 (6.50%) Junior
10 46 (6.36%) Software Test Engineer
11 45 (6.22%) C# Developer
12 32 (4.43%) Business Analyst
13 31 (4.29%) Graduate Developer
14 28 (3.87%) Junior Developer
14 28 (3.87%) Consultant
15 24 (3.32%) Administrator
16 23 (3.18%) Support Engineer
17 22 (3.04%) .NET Developer
17 22 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (34.44%) HTML
2 219 (30.29%) .NET
3 187 (25.86%) CSS
4 114 (15.77%) jQuery
5 94 (13.00%) ASP.NET
6 73 (10.10%) XML
7 71 (9.82%) HTML5
8 66 (9.13%) Web Services
9 43 (5.95%) WCF
10 40 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (5.39%) CSS3
12 26 (3.60%) AngularJS
12 26 (3.60%) SOAP
13 25 (3.46%) REST
14 20 (2.77%) J2EE
14 20 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (2.49%) .NET Framework
16 14 (1.94%) LAMP
16 14 (1.94%) JDBC
17 12 (1.66%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 132 (18.26%) Computer Science
2 80 (11.07%) Mathematics
3 67 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (8.44%) User Experience
5 26 (3.60%) Open Source
6 24 (3.32%) Algorithms
6 24 (3.32%) Statistics
7 20 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
8 14 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.66%) Wiki
10 12 (1.66%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.38%) Clustering
12 8 (1.11%) Informatics
12 8 (1.11%) Internet of Things
13 6 (0.83%) Pocket PC
14 5 (0.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 129 (17.84%) Linux
2 117 (16.18%) UNIX
3 106 (14.66%) Windows
4 26 (3.60%) Android
5 22 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.77%) Solaris
7 17 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (2.21%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.28%) CentOS
12 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (30.01%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (21.58%) Software Engineering
3 133 (18.40%) OO
4 87 (12.03%) MVC
5 70 (9.68%) Web Development
6 61 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (6.64%) TDD
7 48 (6.64%) Scrum
8 45 (6.22%) Analytics
9 42 (5.81%) Unit Testing
9 42 (5.81%) Automated Testing
10 39 (5.39%) OOD
11 38 (5.26%) User Stories
12 37 (5.12%) Mentoring
13 36 (4.98%) E-Commerce
14 33 (4.56%) Project Management
14 33 (4.56%) Regression Testing
14 33 (4.56%) Test Automation
15 29 (4.01%) Risk Management
15 29 (4.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 231 (31.95%) C#
2 212 (29.32%) JavaScript
3 199 (27.52%) Java
4 107 (14.80%) PHP
5 92 (12.72%) Python
6 91 (12.59%) C++
7 70 (9.68%) Perl
8 47 (6.50%) T-SQL
9 39 (5.39%) C
10 26 (3.60%) Delphi
10 26 (3.60%) Ruby
11 25 (3.46%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.63%) VBA
13 17 (2.35%) VB
14 14 (1.94%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.94%) Scala
15 13 (1.80%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.66%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.11%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 223 (30.84%) Degree
2 24 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (3.18%) ISEB
4 16 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.66%) MCITP
6 10 (1.38%) VCP4
7 9 (1.24%) MCP
8 8 (1.11%) MCTS
9 5 (0.69%) MCT
9 5 (0.69%) PhD
9 5 (0.69%) PMP
10 3 (0.41%) MCSE
11 2 (0.28%) MCSA
11 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.28%) RHCE
12 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.14%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.58%) QA
2 15 (2.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 24 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.97%) vSphere
4 5 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.69%) Firmware
5 4 (0.55%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.41%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.14%) KVM
8 1 (0.14%) HDFS
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.14%) Postfix
8 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (0.97%) SCCM
2 6 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.69%) Puppet
4 4 (0.55%) SCOM
4 4 (0.55%) ARCserve
5 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 136 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 101 (13.97%) Oracle
3 25 (3.46%) VMware
4 21 (2.90%) Google
5 20 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.63%) Sun
7 18 (2.49%) TOWER Software
8 16 (2.21%) SAP
9 9 (1.24%) Cognos
10 8 (1.11%) Citrix
10 8 (1.11%) Symantec
10 8 (1.11%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.97%) Mitel
11 7 (0.97%) IBM
12 6 (0.83%) Cisco
12 6 (0.83%) Sybase
12 6 (0.83%) Remedy
12 6 (0.83%) Perforce
12 6 (0.83%) Facebook
12 6 (0.83%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + pension, healthcare and much more
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, BUPA, plus more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k region plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k plus 7.5% bonus, pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ringham Hunter
Posted: 5 days ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Biovia
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago