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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 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 1846 2118 1916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 24.86% 25.17% 23.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.39% 43.63% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1829 1733
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
3979 4854 4683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.57% 57.68% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3406 4102 4184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 607 £45,000 +12.50% 58
Cambridgeshire -1 431 £40,000 -5.88% 72
Essex -2 320 £40,000 -5.88% 39
Bedfordshire +1 198 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Suffolk +1 176 £39,000 +4.00% 12
Norfolk +7 122 £39,250 +20.76% 9
East Anglia +1 1 £27,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1361 (38.11%) SQL Server
2 1234 (34.56%) .NET
3 1230 (34.44%) C#
4 1038 (29.07%) JavaScript
5 988 (27.67%) HTML
6 944 (26.44%) Microsoft
7 849 (23.77%) Java
8 847 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
9 827 (23.16%) Windows
10 788 (22.07%) ASP.NET
11 703 (19.69%) Finance
12 694 (19.43%) Oracle
13 689 (19.29%) CSS
14 680 (19.04%) MVC
15 602 (16.86%) Degree
16 547 (15.32%) MS Excel
17 541 (15.15%) T-SQL
18 535 (14.98%) XML
19 530 (14.84%) jQuery
20 518 (14.51%) Linux
21 404 (11.31%) Software Engineering
22 393 (11.01%) Web Services
23 391 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
24 375 (10.50%) OO
25 347 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
26 332 (9.30%) Scrum
27 327 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 313 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 309 (8.65%) PL/SQL
30 307 (8.60%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 274 (7.67%) SharePoint
2 243 (6.80%) IIS
3 172 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 154 (4.31%) Apache
5 150 (4.20%) MS Exchange
6 124 (3.47%) WebSphere
7 93 (2.60%) JBoss
8 82 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 81 (2.27%) WebLogic
10 72 (2.02%) CMS
11 53 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
12 46 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 42 (1.18%) SAS
14 38 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
15 34 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
15 34 (0.95%) Node.js
15 34 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
16 33 (0.92%) Lync
17 31 (0.87%) Drupal
18 28 (0.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 547 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 222 (6.22%) MS Office
3 43 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 36 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.53%) MS Project
6 14 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.34%) SPSS
8 5 (0.14%) Mingle
9 3 (0.084%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.056%) InDesign
10 2 (0.056%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.056%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.056%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.028%) Simulink
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 63 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
2 36 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 35 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (0.45%) Magento
6 12 (0.34%) Agresso
7 10 (0.28%) AWD
7 10 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.25%) Maximo
8 9 (0.25%) CA PPM
9 8 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
10 7 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.20%) assyst
10 7 (0.20%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.17%) SAP SCM
11 6 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
11 6 (0.17%) PRMS
11 6 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 75 (2.10%) Office 365
2 71 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (1.29%) SaaS
5 27 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.20%) GitHub
8 7 (0.20%) Force.com
9 4 (0.11%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.11%) Heroku
9 4 (0.11%) IaaS
10 3 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.084%) PaaS
11 2 (0.056%) Yammer
11 2 (0.056%) Silverpop
11 2 (0.056%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.056%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.028%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 138 (3.86%) SAN
2 137 (3.84%) DNS
3 127 (3.56%) Firewall
4 98 (2.74%) DHCP
5 95 (2.66%) HTTP
6 93 (2.60%) TCP/IP
7 71 (1.99%) VPN
8 65 (1.82%) Internet
9 60 (1.68%) FTP
10 58 (1.62%) SSL
10 58 (1.62%) WAN
11 53 (1.48%) LAN
12 39 (1.09%) VoIP
13 35 (0.98%) VLAN
14 20 (0.56%) iSCSI
15 18 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
16 17 (0.48%) AMQP
17 16 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (0.45%) NAS
18 15 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1361 (38.11%) SQL Server
2 327 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 313 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 284 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 252 (7.06%) MySQL
6 218 (6.10%) Relational Database
7 195 (5.46%) Oracle Database
8 181 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
9 167 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 155 (4.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 105 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 102 (2.86%) NoSQL
12 102 (2.86%) DB2
13 82 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
14 74 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
15 67 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 65 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
17 58 (1.62%) MS Access
18 43 (1.20%) Data Mining
18 43 (1.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 207 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 201 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 196 (5.49%) Subversion
4 135 (3.78%) Git (software)
5 130 (3.64%) Selenium
6 96 (2.69%) NUnit
7 71 (1.99%) JUnit
8 65 (1.82%) JIRA
9 64 (1.79%) Eclipse
10 58 (1.62%) Maven
11 55 (1.54%) TeamCity
12 47 (1.32%) Jenkins
13 39 (1.09%) LoadRunner
14 33 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
15 32 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 32 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
16 26 (0.73%) Ant
16 26 (0.73%) SoapUI
17 25 (0.70%) JMeter
18 24 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 703 (19.69%) Finance
2 126 (3.53%) Retail
3 110 (3.08%) Marketing
4 104 (2.91%) Banking
5 99 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 98 (2.74%) Games
7 42 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 39 (1.09%) Back Office
9 36 (1.01%) Automotive
10 30 (0.84%) Electronics
11 29 (0.81%) Advertising
12 26 (0.73%) Legal
13 24 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 20 (0.56%) Publishing
15 19 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.45%) Online Betting
16 16 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.45%) Law
17 13 (0.36%) Front Office
18 7 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1768 (49.51%) Developer
2 628 (17.59%) Analyst
3 461 (12.91%) .NET Developer
4 300 (8.40%) C# Developer
5 296 (8.29%) Software Developer
6 294 (8.23%) Java Developer
7 263 (7.36%) Web Developer
8 258 (7.22%) Senior Developer
9 225 (6.30%) Support Analyst
9 225 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 222 (6.22%) Software Engineer
11 178 (4.98%) Applications Support
12 171 (4.79%) DBA
13 148 (4.14%) Administrator
14 138 (3.86%) SQL DBA
15 131 (3.67%) Junior
16 128 (3.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 121 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
18 115 (3.22%) Programmer
19 112 (3.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1234 (34.56%) .NET
2 988 (27.67%) HTML
3 788 (22.07%) ASP.NET
4 689 (19.29%) CSS
5 535 (14.98%) XML
6 530 (14.84%) jQuery
7 393 (11.01%) Web Services
8 347 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 274 (7.67%) J2EE
10 272 (7.62%) .NET Framework
11 257 (7.20%) Spring
12 250 (7.00%) HTML5
13 200 (5.60%) WCF
14 186 (5.21%) Ajax
15 155 (4.34%) CSS3
16 151 (4.23%) SOAP
17 147 (4.12%) Entity Framework
18 145 (4.06%) Hibernate
18 145 (4.06%) XSLT
19 128 (3.58%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 391 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 265 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 127 (3.56%) Mathematics
4 113 (3.16%) Replication
5 104 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 87 (2.44%) Clustering
7 80 (2.24%) Client/Server
8 77 (2.16%) iSeries
8 77 (2.16%) AS400
9 74 (2.07%) User Experience
9 74 (2.07%) Online Games
10 61 (1.71%) Open Source
11 54 (1.51%) Statistics
12 52 (1.46%) Visualisation
13 42 (1.18%) Algorithms
14 40 (1.12%) Mobile App
15 38 (1.06%) FMCG
16 37 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
17 36 (1.01%) N-Tier
18 25 (0.70%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 827 (23.16%) Windows
2 518 (14.51%) Linux
3 280 (7.84%) UNIX
4 153 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (2.63%) Solaris
6 92 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 85 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 71 (1.99%) Windows 7
9 63 (1.76%) AIX
10 54 (1.51%) Android
11 50 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 40 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 35 (0.98%) CentOS
14 27 (0.76%) Windows 8
15 21 (0.59%) HPUX
16 12 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.31%) Debian
18 8 (0.22%) Ubuntu
19 7 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 847 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 680 (19.04%) MVC
3 404 (11.31%) Software Engineering
4 375 (10.50%) OO
5 332 (9.30%) Scrum
6 307 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
7 304 (8.51%) TDD
8 258 (7.22%) ITIL
9 243 (6.80%) E-Commerce
10 216 (6.05%) Web Development
11 182 (5.10%) Unit Testing
12 168 (4.70%) CRM
13 143 (4.00%) Analytics
14 139 (3.89%) Mentoring
15 138 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
16 127 (3.56%) ETL
16 127 (3.56%) Project Management
17 124 (3.47%) Multithreading
18 114 (3.19%) Data Analysis
19 111 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1230 (34.44%) C#
2 1038 (29.07%) JavaScript
3 849 (23.77%) Java
4 541 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 309 (8.65%) PL/SQL
6 214 (5.99%) VB.NET
7 203 (5.68%) PHP
8 194 (5.43%) C++
9 173 (4.84%) VB
10 155 (4.34%) Python
10 155 (4.34%) Perl
11 114 (3.19%) C
12 104 (2.91%) VBA
13 88 (2.46%) PowerShell
14 81 (2.27%) Shell Script
15 75 (2.10%) Objective-C
16 63 (1.76%) VBScript
17 58 (1.62%) Ruby
18 52 (1.46%) RPG
19 49 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 602 (16.86%) Degree
2 176 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (2.46%) ISEB
4 65 (1.82%) MCP
5 59 (1.65%) MCSE
6 55 (1.54%) Security Cleared
7 51 (1.43%) ISTQB
8 43 (1.20%) MCSA
9 40 (1.12%) SC Cleared
10 35 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (0.78%) MCITP
11 28 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (0.56%) Sun Certification
14 16 (0.45%) MCTS
15 14 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (0.36%) CCNA
17 10 (0.28%) MCT
18 9 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
19 8 (0.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (5.29%) QA
2 132 (3.70%) SLA
3 32 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.36%) ISO 8583
6 10 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.11%) RosettaNet
8 3 (0.084%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.056%) Data Quality
System Software
1 232 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 129 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 43 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 37 (1.04%) vSphere
6 32 (0.90%) XenApp
7 24 (0.67%) Terminal Services
8 20 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 19 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (0.34%) Terminal Server
12 9 (0.25%) Xen
13 8 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 8 (0.22%) Postfix
13 8 (0.22%) XenServer
14 7 (0.20%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.14%) Varnish
15 5 (0.14%) qmail
16 3 (0.084%) KVM
16 3 (0.084%) iptables
Systems Management
1 30 (0.84%) Puppet
2 27 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (0.76%) Backup Exec
3 26 (0.73%) Tivoli
4 25 (0.70%) SCCM
5 23 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 19 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.39%) SCOM
8 10 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.20%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.14%) systemd
10 5 (0.14%) MOM
10 5 (0.14%) Nagios
10 5 (0.14%) ARCserve
10 5 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (0.14%) WSUS
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.056%) Control-M
Vendors
1 944 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 694 (19.43%) Oracle
3 192 (5.38%) VMware
4 153 (4.28%) IBM
5 123 (3.44%) Citrix
6 122 (3.42%) HP
7 106 (2.97%) SAP
8 96 (2.69%) Cisco
9 55 (1.54%) Business Objects
10 45 (1.26%) NetApp
11 43 (1.20%) Apple
12 41 (1.15%) Google
12 41 (1.15%) Cognos
12 41 (1.15%) Red Hat
13 35 (0.98%) SonicWALL
14 34 (0.95%) Tableau
15 32 (0.90%) Sybase
15 32 (0.90%) Sun
16 30 (0.84%) Symantec
17 28 (0.78%) Sophos
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Precise Placements Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 21 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - pens + car + more
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 21 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago