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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 18 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 22.78% 10.53% 21.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.90% 22.22% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 14
Average salary £37,500 £28,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.74% -2.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
41 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 51.90% 47.37% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 38
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Darlington +6 7 £37,500 +41.50%
Hartlepool - 1 £27,000 -
Billingham - 1 £25,500 -
SQL
North East

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (51.72%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
5 9 (31.03%) XML
6 8 (27.59%) PHP
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
6 8 (27.59%) Java
6 8 (27.59%) MySQL
7 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
7 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
7 7 (24.14%) J2EE
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.69%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) Android
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.24%) C++
9 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (13.79%) IBM
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) HP
10 4 (13.79%) CRM
10 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
10 4 (13.79%) ATM
10 4 (13.79%) HTTP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) Intranet
2 4 (13.79%) ATM
2 4 (13.79%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) DB2
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) PHP Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) DBA
3 4 (13.79%) Database Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 8 (27.59%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) J2EE
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
6 4 (13.79%) Symfony
6 4 (13.79%) Spring
6 4 (13.79%) JSON
6 4 (13.79%) CSS
6 4 (13.79%) YAML
6 4 (13.79%) HTML5
7 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
7 3 (10.34%) WinForms
8 2 (6.90%) XHTML
8 2 (6.90%) Ajax
9 1 (3.45%) WCF
9 1 (3.45%) MooTools
9 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) EMV
2 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
2 4 (13.79%) Tandem
2 4 (13.79%) Cryptography
3 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Android
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.24%) TDD
1 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
2 4 (13.79%) Coaching
2 4 (13.79%) Scrum
2 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
2 4 (13.79%) BDD
2 4 (13.79%) Android Development
2 4 (13.79%) OOP
2 4 (13.79%) OO
2 4 (13.79%) CRM
2 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.79%) Service Management
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) OOD
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) PHP
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) C++
5 4 (13.79%) COBOL
5 4 (13.79%) VB
5 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
5 4 (13.79%) PL/1
5 4 (13.79%) JCL
5 4 (13.79%) PHP5
5 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 8583
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
1 4 (13.79%) IBM
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.79%) HP
1 4 (13.79%) NCR
1 4 (13.79%) VocaLink
2 1 (3.45%) VMware