The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 32 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 28.07% 17.59% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.14% 38.00% 45.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 28
Average salary £36,018 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 50 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 49.12% 46.30% 55.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 67
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

SQL
Salary Trend in Durham

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

SQL Salary Trend in Durham

SQL
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Durham region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Durham

SQL
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Durham region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees +2 7 £38,750 +39.63%
Darlington - 5 £30,000 -
Hartlepool - 1 £25,000 -
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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 61 (58.65%) SQL Server
2 46 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 43 (41.35%) MVC
4 42 (40.38%) PHP
4 42 (40.38%) HTML
4 42 (40.38%) NHS
4 42 (40.38%) jQuery
5 40 (38.46%) CSS
6 37 (35.58%) Web Services
6 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (34.62%) .NET
8 35 (33.65%) Microsoft
9 34 (32.69%) C#
10 32 (30.77%) HTML5
10 32 (30.77%) Node.js
10 32 (30.77%) AngularJS
11 31 (29.81%) OOP
11 31 (29.81%) Project Management
12 26 (25.00%) Mobile App
12 26 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
12 26 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (25.00%) Front End Development
12 26 (25.00%) Twitter
13 25 (24.04%) Visual Studio
14 23 (22.12%) MySQL
15 20 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (16.35%) IIS
16 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
17 14 (13.46%) CMS
17 14 (13.46%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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 32 (30.77%) Node.js
2 17 (16.35%) IIS
3 14 (13.46%) CMS
3 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
4 12 (11.54%) Apache
5 11 (10.58%) WordPress
6 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.92%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (1.92%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) GitHub
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Internet
2 4 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (58.65%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.12%) MySQL
3 20 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (10.58%) DTS
6 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.81%) DB2
9 4 (3.85%) OLAP
10 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.88%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.92%) MS Access
11 2 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.92%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.92%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 25 (24.04%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.85%) PHPUnit
3 4 (3.85%) Selenium
3 4 (3.85%) Subversion
4 2 (1.92%) ERwin
5 1 (0.96%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (4.81%) Retail
2 3 (2.88%) Advertising
2 3 (2.88%) Marketing
3 2 (1.92%) Electronics
3 2 (1.92%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (78.85%) Developer
2 50 (48.08%) Web Developer
3 42 (40.38%) PHP Developer
4 32 (30.77%) PHP Web Developer
5 26 (25.00%) .NET Developer
6 16 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
7 12 (11.54%) Lead Developer
7 12 (11.54%) SQL Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Lead Web Developer
9 8 (7.69%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Lead PHP Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Administrator
11 6 (5.77%) Data Manager
11 6 (5.77%) DBA
12 5 (4.81%) Analyst
12 5 (4.81%) Database Developer
12 5 (4.81%) Lead .NET Developer
12 5 (4.81%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.38%) HTML
1 42 (40.38%) jQuery
2 40 (38.46%) CSS
3 37 (35.58%) Web Services
4 36 (34.62%) .NET
5 32 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 32 (30.77%) HTML5
6 26 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (10.58%) CodeIgniter
7 11 (10.58%) LAMP
8 10 (9.62%) XML
9 9 (8.65%) .NET Framework
9 9 (8.65%) REST
9 9 (8.65%) SOAP
10 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET
11 6 (5.77%) Ajax
11 6 (5.77%) Entity Framework
12 5 (4.81%) JSON
12 5 (4.81%) XHTML
13 4 (3.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.38%) NHS
2 26 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.92%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.92%) Social Media
7 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.46%) Linux
2 4 (3.85%) Unix
3 3 (2.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.35%) MVC
2 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (29.81%) OOP
3 31 (29.81%) Project Management
4 26 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 26 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 12 (11.54%) OO
6 11 (10.58%) Data Transformation
7 9 (8.65%) ETL
8 7 (6.73%) Data Management
8 7 (6.73%) Information Management
9 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.77%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.81%) Data Security
10 5 (4.81%) Information Governance
10 5 (4.81%) Line Management
10 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.81%) TDD
10 5 (4.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.23%) JavaScript
2 42 (40.38%) PHP
3 34 (32.69%) C#
4 13 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.77%) Java
5 6 (5.77%) VB
5 6 (5.77%) VB6
6 5 (4.81%) Ruby
7 4 (3.85%) PHP 5
7 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.88%) C++
8 3 (2.88%) Python
8 3 (2.88%) VBA
9 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.96%) XPath
10 1 (0.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 35 (33.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.00%) Twitter
3 13 (12.50%) Zend
4 4 (3.85%) Adobe
4 4 (3.85%) Citrix
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 4 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (1.92%) Sybase
6 1 (0.96%) Apple