The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canterbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank - 9 5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury - 13.64% 23.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 20.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £35,000 £39,743
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.93%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
SQL
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canterbury region.

Programming Languages Category
Canterbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 58.14% 68.18% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,743
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.93%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Canterbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

SQL
Salary Trend in Canterbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Canterbury region.

SQL Salary Trend in Canterbury

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canterbury 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canterbury 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
2 2 (28.57%) SAP