The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 42 49 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 22.46% 28.32% 34.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.84% 42.24% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 67
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
86 116 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 45.99% 67.05% 75.77%
Number of salaries quoted 78 94 147
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Essex

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

SQL
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

SQL Salary Trend in Colchester

SQL
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Colchester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 37 (45.12%) Oracle
2 33 (40.24%) SQL Server
3 32 (39.02%) .NET
3 32 (39.02%) C#
4 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
5 21 (25.61%) Java
5 21 (25.61%) PL/SQL
5 21 (25.61%) VB.NET
6 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET
7 18 (21.95%) Windows
7 18 (21.95%) Degree
8 16 (19.51%) Oracle Database
8 16 (19.51%) Relational Database
9 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (18.29%) RDBMS
9 15 (18.29%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (17.07%) assyst
10 14 (17.07%) WPF
10 14 (17.07%) Linux
11 13 (15.85%) ITSM
11 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
11 13 (15.85%) SAP
11 13 (15.85%) ABAP
11 13 (15.85%) Documentum
11 13 (15.85%) EMC
11 13 (15.85%) Citrix
11 13 (15.85%) NetApp
11 13 (15.85%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (15.85%) Release Management
11 13 (15.85%) SharePoint Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 13 (15.85%) Documentum
1 13 (15.85%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (15.85%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.10%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.10%) GlassFish
4 5 (6.10%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.88%) IIS
6 3 (3.66%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.66%) CMS
7 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (17.07%) assyst
2 5 (6.10%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (3.66%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Intranet
1 1 (1.22%) DHCP
1 1 (1.22%) VPN
1 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) Oracle Database
2 16 (19.51%) Relational Database
3 15 (18.29%) RDBMS
4 11 (13.41%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (6.10%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.66%) MS Access
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.44%) TKPROF
10 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.10%) Maven
3 5 (6.10%) Ant
4 4 (4.88%) JUnit
4 4 (4.88%) Gradle
5 2 (2.44%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Back Office
2 1 (1.22%) Games
2 1 (1.22%) Automotive
2 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) DBA
3 16 (19.51%) Analyst
4 14 (17.07%) Oracle DBA
4 14 (17.07%) Support Analyst
5 13 (15.85%) Release Manager
6 10 (12.20%) C# Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Applications Support
7 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Administrator
9 7 (8.54%) Software Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (6.10%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (6.10%) SQL DBA
11 5 (6.10%) Technical Support Analyst
11 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
12 4 (4.88%) Programmer
12 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) .NET
2 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET
3 14 (17.07%) WPF
4 10 (12.20%) Silverlight
5 9 (10.98%) ODBC
6 8 (9.76%) Web Services
7 7 (8.54%) HTML
7 7 (8.54%) WinForms
8 5 (6.10%) Java EE
8 5 (6.10%) WCF
8 5 (6.10%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.10%) Spring
8 5 (6.10%) J2EE
8 5 (6.10%) JMS
9 4 (4.88%) XML
9 4 (4.88%) EJB
9 4 (4.88%) CSS
9 4 (4.88%) Servlets
9 4 (4.88%) Struts
9 4 (4.88%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.10%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.22%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) Social Media
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Windows
2 14 (17.07%) Linux
3 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.41%) Android
5 10 (12.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (18.29%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (15.85%) ITSM
2 13 (15.85%) Release Management
3 10 (12.20%) Process Management
3 10 (12.20%) Business Analysis
4 9 (10.98%) ITIL
5 7 (8.54%) Migration
5 7 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.10%) MVC
8 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.88%) Project Management
8 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.88%) MVVM
8 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) C#
2 21 (25.61%) Java
2 21 (25.61%) PL/SQL
2 21 (25.61%) VB.NET
3 13 (15.85%) ABAP
4 11 (13.41%) VB
5 10 (12.20%) VBA
6 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.88%) VBScript
8 4 (4.88%) PHP
9 2 (2.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.22%) XAML
10 1 (1.22%) C
10 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.22%) MCP
3 1 (1.22%) MCAD
3 1 (1.22%) MCSD
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) XenApp
2 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Oracle
2 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.85%) SAP
3 13 (15.85%) EMC
3 13 (15.85%) Citrix
3 13 (15.85%) NetApp
4 8 (9.76%) JBoss
5 5 (6.10%) Guidewire
6 4 (4.88%) DevExpress
7 3 (3.66%) Sage