The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1794 1564 2260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 22.57% 22.84% 25.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.60% 40.49% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1325 1985
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4115 3863 5284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.78% 56.40% 58.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 3275 4648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SQL
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Salary Trend in the East of England

SQL
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in the East of England

SQL
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Cambridgeshire +2 528 £40,000 +6.66% 56
Hertfordshire -1 527 £44,000 +15.03% 56
Essex +2 340 £40,000 +21.21% 38
Bedfordshire -3 184 £45,000 +7.78% 22
Suffolk +9 121 £35,000 -2.77% 13
Norfolk +1 98 £40,000 +14.28% 13
East Anglia 0 2 £35,000 -22.22% 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1169 (34.58%) .NET
2 1141 (33.75%) SQL Server
3 1095 (32.39%) C#
4 877 (25.94%) Microsoft
5 821 (24.28%) JavaScript
6 794 (23.48%) Oracle
7 749 (22.15%) HTML
8 728 (21.53%) Java
9 713 (21.09%) Finance
10 708 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
11 670 (19.82%) Windows
12 664 (19.64%) ASP.NET
13 626 (18.52%) Degree
14 557 (16.47%) CSS
15 542 (16.03%) MVC
16 509 (15.05%) XML
17 502 (14.85%) T-SQL
18 490 (14.49%) Linux
19 471 (13.93%) UNIX
20 462 (13.66%) MS Excel
21 394 (11.65%) jQuery
22 373 (11.03%) Software Engineering
23 370 (10.94%) Web Services
24 331 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
25 330 (9.76%) OO
26 307 (9.08%) WCF
27 292 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 291 (8.61%) PL/SQL
29 286 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
30 284 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 235 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 218 (6.45%) IIS
3 194 (5.74%) Tomcat
4 129 (3.82%) Apache
5 119 (3.52%) WebSphere
6 76 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 76 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 71 (2.10%) CMS
8 62 (1.83%) JBoss
9 56 (1.66%) WebLogic
10 44 (1.30%) MQSeries
10 44 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 36 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
12 35 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
12 35 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
13 32 (0.95%) SAS
13 32 (0.95%) OpenEdge
14 29 (0.86%) Drupal
14 29 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
15 28 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 462 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 243 (7.19%) MS Office
3 42 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.38%) SPSS
5 13 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.33%) MS Project
7 6 (0.18%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.18%) Mingle
8 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.089%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.059%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.030%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 82 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
2 71 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 64 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 38 (1.12%) Agresso
5 36 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
6 28 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
7 23 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 17 (0.50%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 17 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
9 16 (0.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 15 (0.44%) Magento
11 12 (0.35%) AWD
12 10 (0.30%) Maximo
13 9 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
14 8 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
15 7 (0.21%) SAP Business One
16 6 (0.18%) Google Analytics
17 5 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
18 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (0.77%) SaaS
5 21 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (0.38%) Office 365
7 12 (0.35%) Taleo
8 8 (0.24%) Force.com
8 8 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.24%) GitHub
9 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.15%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.12%) Joyent
11 3 (0.089%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.059%) PaaS
13 1 (0.030%) Heroku
13 1 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.030%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.030%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (3.11%) Internet
2 101 (2.99%) SAN
3 100 (2.96%) DNS
4 98 (2.90%) HTTP
5 73 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 70 (2.07%) FTP
7 57 (1.69%) DHCP
8 56 (1.66%) Firewall
9 51 (1.51%) VPN
10 30 (0.89%) WAN
10 30 (0.89%) SSH
11 26 (0.77%) PuTTY
11 26 (0.77%) WinSCP
12 25 (0.74%) VoIP
12 25 (0.74%) LAN
13 18 (0.53%) SSL
13 18 (0.53%) NAS
14 16 (0.47%) Intranet
15 14 (0.41%) Wireless
16 11 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1141 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 292 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 284 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 270 (7.99%) Relational Database
5 269 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 216 (6.39%) MySQL
7 212 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
8 196 (5.80%) Oracle Database
9 184 (5.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 129 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 106 (3.14%) RDBMS
12 95 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 80 (2.37%) Data Mining
14 78 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
15 74 (2.19%) DB2
16 71 (2.10%) NoSQL
17 70 (2.07%) OLAP
18 58 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
19 56 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
20 51 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 232 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 157 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 123 (3.64%) Subversion
4 107 (3.16%) Selenium
5 106 (3.14%) NUnit
6 89 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 75 (2.22%) JIRA
8 72 (2.13%) JUnit
9 67 (1.98%) Maven
10 51 (1.51%) Eclipse
10 51 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
10 51 (1.51%) Jenkins
11 43 (1.27%) Ant
12 39 (1.15%) TeamCity
13 38 (1.12%) Moq
14 35 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
15 34 (1.01%) SpecFlow
16 32 (0.95%) Cucumber
16 32 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 31 (0.92%) Toad
General
1 713 (21.09%) Finance
2 213 (6.30%) Retail
3 104 (3.08%) Marketing
4 86 (2.54%) Banking
4 86 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 81 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 44 (1.30%) Publishing
7 41 (1.21%) Back Office
8 40 (1.18%) Advertising
9 31 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 30 (0.89%) Law
11 26 (0.77%) Games
12 24 (0.71%) Legal
13 19 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.53%) Automotive
15 14 (0.41%) Billing
16 12 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.33%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.27%) Front Office
19 8 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1584 (46.85%) Developer
2 648 (19.17%) Analyst
3 357 (10.56%) .NET Developer
4 311 (9.20%) C# Developer
5 304 (8.99%) Senior Developer
6 268 (7.93%) Software Developer
7 247 (7.31%) Support Analyst
8 226 (6.68%) Java Developer
8 226 (6.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 211 (6.24%) Applications Support
10 191 (5.65%) Web Developer
11 171 (5.06%) Junior
12 161 (4.76%) Software Engineer
13 153 (4.53%) DBA
14 129 (3.82%) Consultant
15 128 (3.79%) Administrator
16 124 (3.67%) Graduate
17 123 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 120 (3.55%) Business Analyst
19 109 (3.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1169 (34.58%) .NET
2 749 (22.15%) HTML
3 664 (19.64%) ASP.NET
4 557 (16.47%) CSS
5 509 (15.05%) XML
6 394 (11.65%) jQuery
7 370 (10.94%) Web Services
8 307 (9.08%) WCF
9 257 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 253 (7.48%) .NET Framework
11 202 (5.97%) J2EE
11 202 (5.97%) HTML5
12 166 (4.91%) Ajax
13 162 (4.79%) WPF
14 154 (4.55%) WinForms
15 122 (3.61%) Spring
16 121 (3.58%) LINQ
17 110 (3.25%) XSLT
18 108 (3.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 106 (3.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 331 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 278 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 120 (3.55%) Mathematics
4 76 (2.25%) Open Source
5 70 (2.07%) Replication
6 68 (2.01%) User Experience
7 66 (1.95%) N-Tier
8 60 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 50 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 46 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 45 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 43 (1.27%) Statistics
13 40 (1.18%) Clustering
14 35 (1.04%) Algorithms
15 33 (0.98%) FMCG
16 32 (0.95%) Visualisation
16 32 (0.95%) Data Structures
17 26 (0.77%) AS400
18 24 (0.71%) Physics
19 23 (0.68%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 670 (19.82%) Windows
2 490 (14.49%) Linux
3 471 (13.93%) UNIX
4 133 (3.93%) Solaris
5 110 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (1.80%) Android
8 56 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (1.63%) AIX
10 50 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 43 (1.27%) Apple iOS
12 22 (0.65%) CentOS
12 22 (0.65%) HPUX
13 20 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.24%) SUSE
15 8 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.21%) Debian
17 6 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
2 542 (16.03%) MVC
3 373 (11.03%) Software Engineering
4 330 (9.76%) OO
5 286 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
6 282 (8.34%) Scrum
7 278 (8.22%) ITIL
8 272 (8.04%) E-Commerce
9 255 (7.54%) TDD
10 187 (5.53%) Web Development
11 156 (4.61%) ETL
12 138 (4.08%) CRM
13 120 (3.55%) OOD
14 117 (3.46%) ERP
14 117 (3.46%) Analytics
15 116 (3.43%) Multithreading
16 115 (3.40%) Workflow
16 115 (3.40%) Mentoring
17 111 (3.28%) Project Management
18 107 (3.16%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1095 (32.39%) C#
2 821 (24.28%) JavaScript
3 728 (21.53%) Java
4 502 (14.85%) T-SQL
5 291 (8.61%) PL/SQL
6 265 (7.84%) VB.NET
7 189 (5.59%) PHP
8 142 (4.20%) Python
9 140 (4.14%) Perl
10 135 (3.99%) VB
11 134 (3.96%) C++
12 127 (3.76%) Shell Script
13 102 (3.02%) VBA
14 85 (2.51%) C
15 67 (1.98%) PowerShell
16 58 (1.72%) Ruby
17 46 (1.36%) Bash Shell
18 45 (1.33%) VB6
19 27 (0.80%) Delphi
20 23 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 626 (18.52%) Degree
2 103 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (1.80%) ISEB
4 52 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 42 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 40 (1.18%) MCTS
6 40 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 36 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 34 (1.01%) Sun Certification
8 34 (1.01%) MCSE
9 30 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
10 27 (0.80%) OCP
10 27 (0.80%) MCITP
11 23 (0.68%) MCSA
12 21 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 20 (0.59%) PhD
14 18 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (0.44%) RHCE
15 15 (0.44%) MCP
16 10 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (4.61%) QA
2 125 (3.70%) SLA
3 37 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.18%) HL7
8 5 (0.15%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.089%) WCAG
11 1 (0.030%) JTAG
System Software
1 141 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 119 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 55 (1.63%) vSphere
5 37 (1.09%) VMware ESX
6 30 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
7 28 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.53%) XenApp
10 11 (0.33%) Terminal Server
10 11 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.24%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.21%) Samba
13 7 (0.21%) Xen
14 6 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.15%) HDFS
15 5 (0.15%) XenServer
15 5 (0.15%) Firmware
16 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 41 (1.21%) Tivoli
2 26 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (0.62%) SCCM
3 21 (0.62%) Puppet
3 21 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 21 (0.62%) MOM
4 19 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.56%) SCOM
4 19 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 13 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 11 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 10 (0.30%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 6 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.12%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.12%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.089%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.089%) Nagios
Vendors
1 877 (25.94%) Microsoft
2 794 (23.48%) Oracle
3 172 (5.09%) VMware
4 141 (4.17%) IBM
5 93 (2.75%) HP
6 89 (2.63%) SAP
7 88 (2.60%) Citrix
8 68 (2.01%) Business Objects
9 62 (1.83%) Sun
10 55 (1.63%) Cisco
11 44 (1.30%) NetApp
12 41 (1.21%) Red Hat
13 40 (1.18%) Google
14 35 (1.04%) Cognos
15 26 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (0.68%) Sybase
16 23 (0.68%) Zend
17 21 (0.62%) Tableau
18 19 (0.56%) Symantec
19 17 (0.50%) EPiServer
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: Circa £340-360 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits FREE FOOD
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & overtime
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum - shares, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday