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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1907 2227 2050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.29% 25.76% 23.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.02% 44.31% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1899 1830
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
4056 5026 4868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.78% 58.13% 56.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3461 4234 4318
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
Hertfordshire -1 619 £45,000 +15.38% 67
Cambridgeshire -2 451 £40,000 -1.23% 69
Essex -1 346 £40,000 -11.11% 32
Bedfordshire -1 223 £44,000 +10.00% 17
Suffolk 0 176 £39,000 +2.63% 24
Norfolk +7 115 £40,000 +23.07% 13
East Anglia - 1 £27,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1257 (35.72%) SQL Server
2 1196 (33.99%) C#
3 1181 (33.56%) .NET
4 1006 (28.59%) JavaScript
5 977 (27.76%) HTML
6 937 (26.63%) Microsoft
7 843 (23.96%) Java
8 814 (23.13%) Windows
9 784 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
10 737 (20.94%) ASP.NET
11 696 (19.78%) Finance
12 695 (19.75%) CSS
13 690 (19.61%) Oracle
14 662 (18.81%) MVC
15 616 (17.50%) Degree
16 552 (15.69%) Linux
17 550 (15.63%) XML
18 524 (14.89%) MS Excel
19 516 (14.66%) T-SQL
20 500 (14.21%) jQuery
21 410 (11.65%) Software Engineering
22 406 (11.54%) Web Services
23 379 (10.77%) OO
24 368 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
25 336 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
26 321 (9.12%) UNIX
27 312 (8.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 307 (8.72%) Scrum
29 300 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
30 296 (8.41%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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
1 279 (7.93%) SharePoint
2 223 (6.34%) IIS
3 184 (5.23%) Tomcat
4 149 (4.23%) MS Exchange
5 136 (3.86%) Apache
6 122 (3.47%) WebSphere
7 90 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 89 (2.53%) JBoss
9 85 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 69 (1.96%) CMS
11 51 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 48 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
13 43 (1.22%) SAS
14 39 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
15 36 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
16 35 (0.99%) Lync
17 34 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
17 34 (0.97%) Drupal
18 33 (0.94%) MQSeries
19 31 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 524 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 227 (6.45%) MS Office
3 50 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 39 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.57%) MS Project
6 13 (0.37%) SPSS
7 8 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.14%) CPLEX
8 5 (0.14%) Mingle
9 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.057%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.028%) Simulink
11 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 62 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
4 20 (0.57%) Agresso
5 16 (0.45%) Magento
6 15 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.31%) Maximo
8 11 (0.31%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 10 (0.28%) AWD
10 9 (0.26%) CA PPM
10 9 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
11 8 (0.23%) assyst
11 8 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.17%) PRMS
12 6 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 71 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 71 (2.02%) Office 365
2 64 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.11%) SaaS
4 32 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.23%) Force.com
7 5 (0.14%) GitHub
7 5 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.11%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.11%) IaaS
9 3 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.085%) PaaS
9 3 (0.085%) Heroku
10 2 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.057%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.057%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.057%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.057%) Yammer
11 1 (0.028%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 150 (4.26%) SAN
2 122 (3.47%) DNS
3 108 (3.07%) Firewall
4 105 (2.98%) HTTP
5 89 (2.53%) DHCP
6 85 (2.42%) TCP/IP
7 77 (2.19%) Internet
8 75 (2.13%) VPN
9 65 (1.85%) FTP
10 53 (1.51%) WAN
11 49 (1.39%) LAN
12 47 (1.34%) SSL
13 38 (1.08%) VoIP
14 34 (0.97%) VLAN
15 20 (0.57%) SSH
15 20 (0.57%) AMQP
16 17 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
17 16 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (0.45%) iSCSI
18 14 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1257 (35.72%) SQL Server
2 312 (8.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 293 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 289 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 239 (6.79%) MySQL
6 231 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 188 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
8 181 (5.14%) Oracle Database
9 171 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 153 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 108 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 99 (2.81%) DB2
13 93 (2.64%) NoSQL
14 66 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
15 61 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
15 61 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
16 60 (1.71%) Data Mining
17 59 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 58 (1.65%) RDBMS
18 58 (1.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 209 (5.94%) Visual Studio
2 203 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 167 (4.75%) Subversion
4 123 (3.50%) Selenium
4 123 (3.50%) Git (software)
5 101 (2.87%) NUnit
6 75 (2.13%) JUnit
7 73 (2.07%) JIRA
8 68 (1.93%) Maven
9 61 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 49 (1.39%) Jenkins
11 48 (1.36%) TeamCity
12 38 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 36 (1.02%) LoadRunner
14 33 (0.94%) SpecFlow
15 32 (0.91%) Ant
15 32 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
16 29 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
16 29 (0.82%) SoapUI
17 26 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 696 (19.78%) Finance
2 161 (4.58%) Retail
3 107 (3.04%) Banking
4 99 (2.81%) Marketing
5 89 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 84 (2.39%) Games
7 52 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 32 (0.91%) Automotive
9 31 (0.88%) Advertising
9 31 (0.88%) Back Office
10 27 (0.77%) Electronics
10 27 (0.77%) Publishing
11 26 (0.74%) Legal
12 21 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 18 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 16 (0.45%) Law
15 12 (0.34%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1712 (48.65%) Developer
2 633 (17.99%) Analyst
3 439 (12.48%) .NET Developer
4 305 (8.67%) C# Developer
5 302 (8.58%) Software Developer
6 279 (7.93%) Java Developer
7 269 (7.64%) Senior Developer
8 240 (6.82%) Web Developer
9 226 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 223 (6.34%) Support Analyst
11 217 (6.17%) Software Engineer
12 188 (5.34%) Applications Support
13 154 (4.38%) Junior
14 153 (4.35%) DBA
15 139 (3.95%) Administrator
16 124 (3.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 114 (3.24%) SQL DBA
18 113 (3.21%) Consultant
18 113 (3.21%) Graduate
19 110 (3.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1181 (33.56%) .NET
2 977 (27.76%) HTML
3 737 (20.94%) ASP.NET
4 695 (19.75%) CSS
5 550 (15.63%) XML
6 500 (14.21%) jQuery
7 406 (11.54%) Web Services
8 336 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 279 (7.93%) J2EE
10 270 (7.67%) HTML5
11 252 (7.16%) .NET Framework
12 225 (6.39%) WCF
13 224 (6.37%) Spring
14 186 (5.29%) Ajax
15 149 (4.23%) SOAP
15 149 (4.23%) CSS3
16 148 (4.21%) XSLT
17 132 (3.75%) Entity Framework
18 131 (3.72%) Hibernate
19 124 (3.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 368 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 260 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 125 (3.55%) Mathematics
4 103 (2.93%) Replication
5 88 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 78 (2.22%) AS400
6 78 (2.22%) Clustering
7 74 (2.10%) iSeries
7 74 (2.10%) User Experience
8 72 (2.05%) Client/Server
9 59 (1.68%) Statistics
10 58 (1.65%) Open Source
11 57 (1.62%) Online Games
12 52 (1.48%) Visualisation
13 47 (1.34%) N-Tier
14 45 (1.28%) Algorithms
15 42 (1.19%) Mobile App
16 40 (1.14%) FMCG
17 38 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
18 27 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 814 (23.13%) Windows
2 552 (15.69%) Linux
3 321 (9.12%) UNIX
4 137 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (3.13%) Solaris
6 93 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 73 (2.07%) Windows 7
9 60 (1.71%) AIX
10 52 (1.48%) Android
11 48 (1.36%) Apple iOS
12 37 (1.05%) Windows XP
13 30 (0.85%) HPUX
14 29 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 26 (0.74%) CentOS
16 24 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (0.31%) Debian
17 11 (0.31%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.23%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (18.81%) MVC
3 410 (11.65%) Software Engineering
4 379 (10.77%) OO
5 307 (8.72%) Scrum
6 300 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
7 287 (8.16%) TDD
8 277 (7.87%) ITIL
9 260 (7.39%) E-Commerce
10 221 (6.28%) Web Development
11 157 (4.46%) Unit Testing
12 149 (4.23%) CRM
13 133 (3.78%) ETL
13 133 (3.78%) Analytics
14 127 (3.61%) Project Management
15 121 (3.44%) Performance Tuning
16 120 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 118 (3.35%) Mentoring
17 118 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
17 118 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1196 (33.99%) C#
2 1006 (28.59%) JavaScript
3 843 (23.96%) Java
4 516 (14.66%) T-SQL
5 296 (8.41%) PL/SQL
6 219 (6.22%) VB.NET
7 212 (6.02%) PHP
8 186 (5.29%) C++
9 167 (4.75%) VB
10 161 (4.58%) Python
11 139 (3.95%) Perl
12 106 (3.01%) C
13 101 (2.87%) VBA
14 89 (2.53%) Shell Script
15 84 (2.39%) PowerShell
16 62 (1.76%) Ruby
17 58 (1.65%) Objective-C
18 53 (1.51%) VBScript
19 46 (1.31%) Bash Shell
20 45 (1.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 616 (17.50%) Degree
2 153 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 89 (2.53%) ISEB
4 57 (1.62%) MCSE
5 52 (1.48%) MCP
5 52 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 52 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 46 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 38 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 35 (0.99%) MCSA
9 29 (0.82%) MCITP
9 29 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (0.71%) Sun Certification
11 23 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (0.60%) MCTS
13 13 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (0.34%) CCNA
15 10 (0.28%) MCT
16 8 (0.23%) PhD
17 7 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (5.74%) QA
2 147 (4.18%) SLA
3 36 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.37%) ISO 8583
5 11 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.11%) RosettaNet
8 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.057%) HL7
System Software
1 232 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 133 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 45 (1.28%) VMware ESX
5 40 (1.14%) vSphere
6 37 (1.05%) XenApp
7 22 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 20 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 18 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.37%) Terminal Server
12 12 (0.34%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.26%) Xen
14 8 (0.23%) XenServer
15 7 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.17%) Postfix
17 4 (0.11%) Firmware
18 3 (0.085%) Samba
18 3 (0.085%) qmail
18 3 (0.085%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (0.99%) Tivoli
2 32 (0.91%) Puppet
3 28 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 28 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (0.74%) SCCM
5 25 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 24 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.37%) SCOM
8 10 (0.28%) MOM
8 10 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.26%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.20%) Nagios
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.14%) WSUS
13 5 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 5 (0.14%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.14%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.085%) systemd
Vendors
1 937 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 690 (19.61%) Oracle
3 191 (5.43%) VMware
4 157 (4.46%) IBM
5 133 (3.78%) Citrix
6 123 (3.50%) HP
7 101 (2.87%) SAP
8 90 (2.56%) Cisco
9 59 (1.68%) Business Objects
10 54 (1.53%) NetApp
11 47 (1.34%) Google
12 40 (1.14%) Sun
13 36 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 35 (0.99%) Symantec
14 35 (0.99%) Cognos
15 32 (0.91%) Apple
16 30 (0.85%) BMC
16 30 (0.85%) SonicWALL
17 27 (0.77%) Tableau
18 25 (0.71%) Sybase
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Unrivalled pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £30k - 33k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £42k + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago