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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 35 46 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 25.93% 28.75% 32.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.67% 43.81% 44.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 63
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
75 105 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 55.56% 65.63% 72.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 92 145
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Colchester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 31 (42.47%) .NET
2 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
3 27 (36.99%) C#
4 25 (34.25%) Oracle
5 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
6 20 (27.40%) PL/SQL
7 16 (21.92%) VB.NET
7 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (20.55%) RDBMS
8 15 (20.55%) WPF
8 15 (20.55%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (20.55%) Relational Database
8 15 (20.55%) Oracle Database
9 14 (19.18%) Linux
9 14 (19.18%) Java
10 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
10 13 (17.81%) Client/Server
10 13 (17.81%) Degree
11 12 (16.44%) Visual Studio
12 11 (15.07%) Android
13 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (13.70%) Apple iOS
13 10 (13.70%) Silverlight
13 10 (13.70%) Web Services
14 8 (10.96%) Finance
14 8 (10.96%) WinForms
14 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (10.96%) ODBC
14 8 (10.96%) ITIL
14 8 (10.96%) WCF

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (8.22%) Documentum
1 6 (8.22%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (8.22%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.48%) GlassFish
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.11%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
1 1 (1.37%) DHCP
1 1 (1.37%) VPN
1 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) RDBMS
2 15 (20.55%) Relational Database
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.74%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Visual Studio
2 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.48%) Maven
3 4 (5.48%) Ant
3 4 (5.48%) JUnit
3 4 (5.48%) Gradle
4 2 (2.74%) JMeter
4 2 (2.74%) Selenium
4 2 (2.74%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (47.95%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) DBA
3 15 (20.55%) Analyst
4 14 (19.18%) Oracle DBA
5 11 (15.07%) .NET Developer
6 10 (13.70%) C# Developer
7 9 (12.33%) Support Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) Applications Support
8 8 (10.96%) Administrator
9 7 (9.59%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (8.22%) Release Manager
10 6 (8.22%) SQL Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
12 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
12 4 (5.48%) Programmer
13 3 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (4.11%) Designer
13 3 (4.11%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (42.47%) .NET
2 15 (20.55%) WPF
3 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
4 10 (13.70%) Silverlight
4 10 (13.70%) Web Services
5 8 (10.96%) WinForms
5 8 (10.96%) ODBC
5 8 (10.96%) WCF
6 7 (9.59%) HTML
7 5 (6.85%) Java SE
7 5 (6.85%) Java EE
7 5 (6.85%) Servlets
7 5 (6.85%) J2EE
8 4 (5.48%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.48%) Spring
8 4 (5.48%) JMS
8 4 (5.48%) Struts
8 4 (5.48%) EJB
8 4 (5.48%) CSS
8 4 (5.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.85%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) Android
3 10 (13.70%) Apple iOS
4 7 (9.59%) Windows
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.22%) ITSM
5 6 (8.22%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (8.22%) Release Management
6 5 (6.85%) Service Management
6 5 (6.85%) MVC
7 4 (5.48%) Validation
7 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Android Development
8 3 (4.11%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.11%) MVVM
8 3 (4.11%) Change Control
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) C#
2 20 (27.40%) PL/SQL
3 16 (21.92%) VB.NET
4 14 (19.18%) Java
5 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) ABAP
6 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.48%) VB
7 4 (5.48%) PHP
8 3 (4.11%) VBA
9 2 (2.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) Python
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.37%) MCP
3 1 (1.37%) MCAD
3 1 (1.37%) MCSD
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) XenApp
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Oracle
2 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.59%) JBoss
4 6 (8.22%) NetApp
4 6 (8.22%) EMC
4 6 (8.22%) Citrix
4 6 (8.22%) SAP
4 6 (8.22%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.74%) webMethods
5 2 (2.74%) Software AG
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