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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 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 1783 1681 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 24.12% 21.60% 22.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.69% 42.00% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1448 1415
Average salary £43,750 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.02% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
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
3819 4002 4069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.67% 51.43% 56.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3368 3369 3639
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +2 701 £45,000 +5.88% 84
Cambridgeshire +1 457 £42,500 +3.65% 74
Essex 0 319 £42,500 +13.33% 28
Bedfordshire -3 189 £42,500 - 15
Suffolk -1 79 £39,000 +5.40% 14
Norfolk +7 50 £36,250 +14.17% 7
East Anglia - 2 £40,000 - 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1255 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 1199 (33.28%) .NET
3 1186 (32.92%) C#
4 1022 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
5 993 (27.56%) JavaScript
6 935 (25.95%) Microsoft
7 907 (25.17%) Java
8 893 (24.78%) HTML
9 821 (22.79%) ASP.NET
10 740 (20.54%) Windows
10 740 (20.54%) Oracle
11 725 (20.12%) Finance
12 675 (18.73%) MVC
13 611 (16.96%) CSS
14 607 (16.85%) T-SQL
15 587 (16.29%) Degree
16 567 (15.74%) MS Excel
17 528 (14.65%) jQuery
18 496 (13.77%) XML
19 410 (11.38%) Linux
20 392 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
21 390 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
22 382 (10.60%) Web Services
23 379 (10.52%) Software Engineering
24 373 (10.35%) Scrum
25 367 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
26 365 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 364 (10.10%) OO
28 363 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 358 (9.94%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 252 (6.99%) IIS
2 224 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 187 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 186 (5.16%) Apache
5 100 (2.78%) JBoss
6 93 (2.58%) MS Exchange
6 93 (2.58%) WebSphere
7 72 (2.00%) WebLogic
8 54 (1.50%) CMS
9 49 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 41 (1.14%) Node.js
11 39 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 34 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 33 (0.92%) SAS
14 31 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
15 23 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (0.61%) Lync
17 20 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
17 20 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
18 16 (0.44%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 567 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 271 (7.52%) MS Office
3 47 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.33%) MS Project
7 9 (0.25%) SPSS
8 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.083%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.083%) InDesign
10 2 (0.056%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.056%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.056%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.028%) Mingle
11 1 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 56 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 28 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
4 23 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.47%) AWD
5 17 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 14 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 13 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
8 11 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.25%) Magento
9 9 (0.25%) SunGard AvantGard
9 9 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.25%) CODA-Financials
9 9 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
11 7 (0.19%) Agresso
11 7 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
12 6 (0.17%) SAP ERP
12 6 (0.17%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 82 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (1.92%) Office 365
3 64 (1.78%) SaaS
4 55 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.19%) GitHub
7 4 (0.11%) IaaS
7 4 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.11%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.083%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.056%) Force.com
9 2 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.056%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.056%) PaaS
9 2 (0.056%) Heroku
9 2 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.056%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 113 (3.14%) DNS
2 93 (2.58%) Firewall
3 86 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 81 (2.25%) HTTP
5 74 (2.05%) DHCP
5 74 (2.05%) SAN
6 58 (1.61%) Internet
7 54 (1.50%) SSL
8 46 (1.28%) FTP
9 38 (1.05%) WAN
10 35 (0.97%) LAN
11 29 (0.80%) VPN
12 20 (0.56%) iSCSI
13 19 (0.53%) NAS
13 19 (0.53%) VoIP
14 16 (0.44%) Intranet
14 16 (0.44%) SSH
15 15 (0.42%) SNMP
16 12 (0.33%) SMTP
17 11 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1255 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 365 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 363 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 233 (6.47%) Oracle Database
5 211 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 209 (5.80%) MySQL
7 193 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
8 186 (5.16%) Relational Database
9 155 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 151 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 113 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
12 111 (3.08%) NoSQL
13 77 (2.14%) DB2
14 75 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
15 74 (2.05%) QlikView
15 74 (2.05%) Big Data
16 71 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 71 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
17 67 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 67 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 256 (7.11%) Subversion
2 196 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 181 (5.02%) Visual Studio
4 155 (4.30%) Selenium
5 142 (3.94%) Git (software)
6 88 (2.44%) NUnit
7 81 (2.25%) JIRA
8 73 (2.03%) Eclipse
9 69 (1.92%) TeamCity
10 49 (1.36%) HP UFT
10 49 (1.36%) Maven
11 48 (1.33%) JUnit
12 41 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
13 39 (1.08%) Jenkins
14 29 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 29 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 29 (0.80%) JMeter
15 25 (0.69%) LoadRunner
15 25 (0.69%) SoapUI
15 25 (0.69%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 725 (20.12%) Finance
2 122 (3.39%) Retail
3 119 (3.30%) Marketing
4 107 (2.97%) Banking
4 107 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 94 (2.61%) Games
6 56 (1.55%) Back Office
7 46 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.00%) Automotive
9 28 (0.78%) Billing
10 23 (0.64%) Legal
11 21 (0.58%) Advertising
11 21 (0.58%) Electronics
12 20 (0.56%) Front Office
13 16 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 16 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.44%) Law
14 14 (0.39%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.39%) Online Betting
15 11 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1762 (48.90%) Developer
2 658 (18.26%) Analyst
3 462 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 346 (9.60%) Java Developer
5 306 (8.49%) Senior Developer
6 299 (8.30%) C# Developer
7 264 (7.33%) Web Developer
8 250 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 241 (6.69%) Software Developer
10 225 (6.24%) Support Analyst
11 215 (5.97%) Software Engineer
12 193 (5.36%) DBA
12 193 (5.36%) Applications Support
13 168 (4.66%) Administrator
14 166 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
15 164 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 156 (4.33%) SQL DBA
17 131 (3.64%) Junior
18 123 (3.41%) Programmer
19 120 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1199 (33.28%) .NET
2 893 (24.78%) HTML
3 821 (22.79%) ASP.NET
4 611 (16.96%) CSS
5 528 (14.65%) jQuery
6 496 (13.77%) XML
7 390 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 382 (10.60%) Web Services
9 317 (8.80%) Spring
10 316 (8.77%) .NET Framework
11 247 (6.86%) J2EE
12 212 (5.88%) HTML5
13 201 (5.58%) Hibernate
14 192 (5.33%) Ajax
15 186 (5.16%) Entity Framework
16 179 (4.97%) WCF
17 176 (4.88%) CSS3
18 161 (4.47%) Struts
19 132 (3.66%) AngularJS
20 128 (3.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 392 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (7.47%) Computer Science
3 143 (3.97%) Mathematics
4 119 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 115 (3.19%) Replication
6 95 (2.64%) Client/Server
7 88 (2.44%) Clustering
8 77 (2.14%) Online Games
9 69 (1.92%) User Experience
10 58 (1.61%) iSeries
11 45 (1.25%) Visualisation
12 43 (1.19%) AS400
13 41 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (1.03%) Data Centre
15 36 (1.00%) FMCG
15 36 (1.00%) Statistics
16 35 (0.97%) Mobile App
17 34 (0.94%) Data Structures
18 30 (0.83%) GIS
18 30 (0.83%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 740 (20.54%) Windows
2 410 (11.38%) Linux
3 250 (6.94%) UNIX
4 136 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (2.36%) Solaris
6 75 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (1.94%) Android
7 70 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 64 (1.78%) AIX
9 62 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 56 (1.55%) Windows 7
11 35 (0.97%) CentOS
12 32 (0.89%) Windows XP
13 23 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.39%) HPUX
15 13 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
16 11 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.31%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.25%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1022 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (18.73%) MVC
3 379 (10.52%) Software Engineering
4 373 (10.35%) Scrum
5 367 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
6 364 (10.10%) OO
7 341 (9.46%) TDD
8 243 (6.74%) ITIL
9 233 (6.47%) SDLC
10 215 (5.97%) Unit Testing
11 205 (5.69%) Web Development
12 195 (5.41%) Mentoring
13 172 (4.77%) E-Commerce
14 170 (4.72%) CRM
15 152 (4.22%) ETL
16 151 (4.19%) Analytics
17 146 (4.05%) Multithreading
18 137 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
19 136 (3.77%) Project Management
20 120 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1186 (32.92%) C#
2 993 (27.56%) JavaScript
3 907 (25.17%) Java
4 607 (16.85%) T-SQL
5 358 (9.94%) PL/SQL
6 182 (5.05%) VB.NET
7 168 (4.66%) VB
8 146 (4.05%) C++
9 135 (3.75%) PHP
10 132 (3.66%) Perl
11 123 (3.41%) Python
12 107 (2.97%) VBA
13 99 (2.75%) C
14 79 (2.19%) Objective-C
15 71 (1.97%) Shell Script
16 69 (1.92%) VBScript
17 68 (1.89%) PowerShell
18 50 (1.39%) Bash Shell
19 38 (1.05%) RPG
20 32 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 587 (16.29%) Degree
2 216 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (2.08%) ISEB
4 58 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 57 (1.58%) MCSE
6 54 (1.50%) MCP
7 52 (1.44%) MCSA
8 50 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 49 (1.36%) ISTQB
10 28 (0.78%) MCITP
11 24 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (0.61%) CBAP
12 22 (0.61%) CCNA
13 19 (0.53%) CISSP
14 18 (0.50%) Sun Certification
15 17 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
18 10 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (4.77%) QA
2 105 (2.91%) SLA
3 18 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.17%) TickIT
6 5 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.083%) RosettaNet
7 3 (0.083%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.028%) HL7
8 1 (0.028%) WAI
System Software
1 183 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 102 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 30 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 25 (0.69%) Terminal Services
6 19 (0.53%) XenApp
6 19 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.33%) Postfix
9 10 (0.28%) qmail
9 10 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.28%) vSphere
10 8 (0.22%) Varnish
10 8 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (0.17%) Xen
12 6 (0.17%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.14%) XenServer
14 4 (0.11%) vCloud
15 3 (0.083%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.64%) Puppet
3 18 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.50%) Backup Exec
4 17 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 15 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 14 (0.39%) SCCM
7 10 (0.28%) HAProxy
8 8 (0.22%) systemd
9 6 (0.17%) SCOM
10 4 (0.11%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.11%) Nagios
11 3 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.083%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.056%) MOM
12 2 (0.056%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.028%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.028%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.028%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 935 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 740 (20.54%) Oracle
3 153 (4.25%) VMware
4 139 (3.86%) IBM
5 118 (3.28%) SAP
6 88 (2.44%) HP
7 85 (2.36%) Citrix
8 73 (2.03%) Cognos
9 69 (1.92%) Cisco
10 41 (1.14%) Tableau
11 40 (1.11%) Red Hat
12 33 (0.92%) WorldPay
13 32 (0.89%) Apple
13 32 (0.89%) Sun
14 30 (0.83%) Sybase
15 29 (0.80%) Informatica
15 29 (0.80%) Xamarin
16 28 (0.78%) CheckPoint
17 27 (0.75%) Google
18 25 (0.69%) Talend
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