The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 31 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 19.02% 17.65% 36.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.63% 47.14% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 45
Average salary £28,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.92% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Essex

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

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
95 70 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 58.28% 37.43% 69.29%
Number of salaries quoted 90 65 74
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,775 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 31 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Colchester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.86%) C#
3 24 (42.11%) .NET
4 22 (38.60%) HTML
4 22 (38.60%) ASP.NET
5 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 19 (33.33%) HTML5
6 19 (33.33%) XML
7 18 (31.58%) MVC
7 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
8 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
8 17 (29.82%) CSS
9 11 (19.30%) Client/Server
10 10 (17.54%) ITIL
10 10 (17.54%) Service Management
10 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (12.28%) Selenium
11 7 (12.28%) JMeter
11 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
11 7 (12.28%) Oracle
12 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.53%) Validation
12 6 (10.53%) QA
12 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
12 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.53%) Test Planning
13 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (8.77%) Finance

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) VPN
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.26%) TKPROF
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) JMeter
1 7 (12.28%) Selenium
2 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) PROIV
4 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.75%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.75%) Law
2 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) Analyst
2 20 (35.09%) .NET Developer
3 18 (31.58%) Web Developer
4 17 (29.82%) C# Developer
4 17 (29.82%) .NET Web Developer
4 17 (29.82%) C# Web Developer
4 17 (29.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (29.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (22.81%) Support Analyst
6 12 (21.05%) Applications Support
7 10 (17.54%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) QA Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Junior
9 4 (7.02%) DBA
9 4 (7.02%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Programmer
10 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) .NET
2 22 (38.60%) ASP.NET
2 22 (38.60%) HTML
3 19 (33.33%) HTML5
3 19 (33.33%) XML
4 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
5 17 (29.82%) CSS
6 4 (7.02%) jQuery
6 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.51%) ODBC
7 2 (3.51%) JSP
8 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) MVC
2 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
3 10 (17.54%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) Service Management
4 6 (10.53%) Validation
4 6 (10.53%) Test Planning
5 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.26%) Manual Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Scrum
7 3 (5.26%) Web Design
8 2 (3.51%) OO
8 2 (3.51%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.75%) Time Management
9 1 (1.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) C#
2 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.02%) Java
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix
4 1 (1.75%) Netezza
4 1 (1.75%) Kaspersky
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