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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1766 1755 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 23.77% 22.01% 22.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.31% 42.57% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1543 1512
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
3898 4123 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.47% 51.71% 57.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3390 3531 3895
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +1 650 £45,000 +5.88% 64
Cambridgeshire +1 454 £42,500 - 84
Essex -1 313 £40,000 - 31
Bedfordshire -5 210 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Suffolk -2 96 £38,500 -3.75% 21
Norfolk +7 60 £35,000 +5.26% 7
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (36.66%) SQL Server
2 1265 (34.08%) C#
3 1253 (33.76%) .NET
4 1049 (28.26%) JavaScript
5 1002 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
6 981 (26.43%) Microsoft
7 959 (25.84%) HTML
8 929 (25.03%) Java
9 867 (23.36%) ASP.NET
10 804 (21.66%) Windows
11 736 (19.83%) Finance
12 735 (19.80%) Oracle
13 709 (19.10%) MVC
14 672 (18.10%) CSS
15 627 (16.89%) Degree
16 617 (16.62%) T-SQL
17 597 (16.08%) MS Excel
18 550 (14.82%) jQuery
19 512 (13.79%) XML
20 486 (13.09%) Linux
21 411 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
22 406 (10.94%) Software Engineering
23 400 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
24 387 (10.43%) Scrum
25 386 (10.40%) OO
26 379 (10.21%) Web Services
27 363 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 355 (9.56%) TDD
29 352 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 346 (9.32%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 246 (6.63%) SharePoint
2 245 (6.60%) IIS
3 190 (5.12%) Apache
4 188 (5.06%) Tomcat
5 118 (3.18%) MS Exchange
6 111 (2.99%) JBoss
7 109 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 79 (2.13%) WebLogic
9 70 (1.89%) CMS
10 57 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 51 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 42 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
13 39 (1.05%) Node.js
14 35 (0.94%) SAS
15 32 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
16 27 (0.73%) Drupal
16 27 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
17 26 (0.70%) Lync
18 25 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
19 21 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 597 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 264 (7.11%) MS Office
3 50 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.24%) MS Project
6 9 (0.24%) SPSS
7 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.11%) Mingle
8 3 (0.081%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.081%) InDesign
9 2 (0.054%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.054%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.027%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 60 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 30 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
4 26 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.48%) AWD
6 15 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 15 (0.40%) Magento
7 13 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
8 11 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.27%) Agresso
9 10 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
10 9 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
10 9 (0.24%) SunGard AvantGard
11 8 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
12 7 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
13 6 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
13 6 (0.16%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 86 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (2.16%) Office 365
3 71 (1.91%) SaaS
4 60 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.19%) GitHub
8 6 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.13%) IaaS
9 5 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.081%) PaaS
11 2 (0.054%) Heroku
11 2 (0.054%) Force.com
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.054%) Yammer
11 2 (0.054%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.027%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.027%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 120 (3.23%) DNS
2 115 (3.10%) Firewall
3 105 (2.83%) SAN
4 95 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 86 (2.32%) HTTP
6 82 (2.21%) DHCP
7 63 (1.70%) Internet
8 59 (1.59%) SSL
9 51 (1.37%) WAN
10 46 (1.24%) LAN
11 43 (1.16%) FTP
12 38 (1.02%) VPN
13 29 (0.78%) VoIP
14 22 (0.59%) iSCSI
14 22 (0.59%) NAS
15 20 (0.54%) VLAN
16 17 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
17 16 (0.43%) SNMP
17 16 (0.43%) Wireless
18 15 (0.40%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1361 (36.66%) SQL Server
2 363 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 352 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 240 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 237 (6.38%) MySQL
6 215 (5.79%) Oracle Database
7 202 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
8 195 (5.25%) Relational Database
9 160 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 149 (4.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 105 (2.83%) NoSQL
12 95 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
13 90 (2.42%) DB2
14 81 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
15 73 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
16 71 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
17 70 (1.89%) QlikView
18 65 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 65 (1.75%) MS Access
19 63 (1.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 260 (7.00%) Subversion
2 212 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 206 (5.55%) Visual Studio
4 154 (4.15%) Selenium
5 150 (4.04%) Git (software)
6 90 (2.42%) NUnit
7 76 (2.05%) JIRA
8 72 (1.94%) Eclipse
9 66 (1.78%) TeamCity
10 54 (1.45%) JUnit
11 47 (1.27%) Maven
12 44 (1.19%) Jenkins
13 38 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 38 (1.02%) HP UFT
14 36 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
15 28 (0.75%) JMeter
16 27 (0.73%) LoadRunner
17 25 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 20 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
18 20 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 736 (19.83%) Finance
2 129 (3.48%) Retail
3 127 (3.42%) Marketing
4 112 (3.02%) Games
5 106 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 86 (2.32%) Banking
7 58 (1.56%) Back Office
8 41 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.02%) Automotive
10 27 (0.73%) Advertising
11 23 (0.62%) Electronics
12 22 (0.59%) Billing
13 21 (0.57%) Front Office
14 20 (0.54%) Legal
15 19 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.48%) Aerospace
17 17 (0.46%) Online Betting
18 13 (0.35%) Retail Banking
19 11 (0.30%) Law
20 9 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1834 (49.41%) Developer
2 655 (17.65%) Analyst
3 480 (12.93%) .NET Developer
4 338 (9.11%) Java Developer
5 316 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 298 (8.03%) Senior Developer
7 283 (7.62%) Web Developer
8 261 (7.03%) Software Developer
9 256 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 228 (6.14%) Software Engineer
11 226 (6.09%) Support Analyst
12 201 (5.41%) Applications Support
13 189 (5.09%) DBA
14 166 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 163 (4.39%) ASP.NET Developer
16 159 (4.28%) SQL DBA
17 154 (4.15%) Administrator
18 133 (3.58%) Junior
19 123 (3.31%) Programmer
20 119 (3.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1253 (33.76%) .NET
2 959 (25.84%) HTML
3 867 (23.36%) ASP.NET
4 672 (18.10%) CSS
5 550 (14.82%) jQuery
6 512 (13.79%) XML
7 400 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 379 (10.21%) Web Services
9 312 (8.41%) .NET Framework
10 306 (8.24%) Spring
11 261 (7.03%) J2EE
12 226 (6.09%) HTML5
13 204 (5.50%) Ajax
14 186 (5.01%) WCF
15 185 (4.98%) Entity Framework
16 184 (4.96%) Hibernate
17 179 (4.82%) CSS3
18 159 (4.28%) Struts
19 133 (3.58%) XSLT
20 125 (3.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 411 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 295 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 142 (3.83%) Mathematics
4 126 (3.39%) Replication
5 124 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 92 (2.48%) Clustering
6 92 (2.48%) Online Games
7 87 (2.34%) Client/Server
8 74 (1.99%) User Experience
9 61 (1.64%) iSeries
10 56 (1.51%) Visualisation
11 51 (1.37%) AS400
12 50 (1.35%) Data Centre
13 47 (1.27%) Statistics
14 46 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 34 (0.92%) FMCG
16 31 (0.84%) Algorithms
17 30 (0.81%) Data Integration
18 29 (0.78%) Pocket PC
19 28 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 804 (21.66%) Windows
2 486 (13.09%) Linux
3 257 (6.92%) UNIX
4 142 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (2.37%) Solaris
6 85 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 84 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 66 (1.78%) AIX
9 63 (1.70%) Android
10 61 (1.64%) Windows 7
11 60 (1.62%) Apple iOS
12 44 (1.19%) CentOS
13 34 (0.92%) Windows XP
14 27 (0.73%) Windows 8
15 17 (0.46%) HPUX
16 16 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
17 15 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 11 (0.30%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.27%) Windows Vista
20 9 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1002 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
2 709 (19.10%) MVC
3 406 (10.94%) Software Engineering
4 387 (10.43%) Scrum
5 386 (10.40%) OO
6 355 (9.56%) TDD
7 344 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
8 264 (7.11%) ITIL
9 261 (7.03%) SDLC
10 220 (5.93%) Web Development
11 215 (5.79%) Unit Testing
12 198 (5.33%) E-Commerce
13 184 (4.96%) Mentoring
14 173 (4.66%) CRM
15 160 (4.31%) Analytics
16 151 (4.07%) ETL
17 149 (4.01%) Project Management
18 142 (3.83%) Multithreading
19 137 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
20 131 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1265 (34.08%) C#
2 1049 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 929 (25.03%) Java
4 617 (16.62%) T-SQL
5 346 (9.32%) PL/SQL
6 189 (5.09%) VB.NET
7 175 (4.71%) C++
8 174 (4.69%) PHP
9 169 (4.55%) VB
10 152 (4.09%) Perl
11 140 (3.77%) Python
12 106 (2.86%) VBA
12 106 (2.86%) C
13 89 (2.40%) Objective-C
14 80 (2.16%) PowerShell
15 71 (1.91%) Shell Script
16 66 (1.78%) VBScript
17 60 (1.62%) Bash Shell
18 38 (1.02%) RPG
18 38 (1.02%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 627 (16.89%) Degree
2 233 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (1.99%) MCSE
4 65 (1.75%) ISEB
5 63 (1.70%) Security Cleared
6 61 (1.64%) MCP
7 55 (1.48%) MCSA
8 52 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 40 (1.08%) ISTQB
10 34 (0.92%) MCITP
11 24 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 23 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (0.62%) CCNA
13 21 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (0.51%) CISSP
15 17 (0.46%) MCTS
16 16 (0.43%) CBAP
17 15 (0.40%) Sun Certification
18 13 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (5.04%) QA
2 113 (3.04%) SLA
3 15 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.16%) TickIT
7 5 (0.13%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.11%) RosettaNet
9 3 (0.081%) Data Quality
System Software
1 218 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 118 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 35 (0.94%) VMware ESX
5 28 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 24 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (0.62%) XenApp
8 15 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (0.38%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.38%) vSphere
10 13 (0.35%) Postfix
11 11 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (0.27%) qmail
13 8 (0.22%) Xen
13 8 (0.22%) Varnish
14 7 (0.19%) XenServer
15 6 (0.16%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 3 (0.081%) ISA Server
17 3 (0.081%) iptables
Systems Management
1 30 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (0.75%) Puppet
3 27 (0.73%) Backup Exec
4 23 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 15 (0.40%) SCCM
8 10 (0.27%) SCOM
8 10 (0.27%) HAProxy
9 8 (0.22%) systemd
10 6 (0.16%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.13%) Nagios
12 4 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 3 (0.081%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.081%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 2 (0.054%) MOM
14 2 (0.054%) WSUS
14 2 (0.054%) Ansible
14 2 (0.054%) Cisco CUCM
15 1 (0.027%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 981 (26.43%) Microsoft
2 735 (19.80%) Oracle
3 179 (4.82%) VMware
4 134 (3.61%) IBM
5 105 (2.83%) SAP
6 104 (2.80%) Citrix
7 93 (2.51%) HP
8 87 (2.34%) Cisco
9 72 (1.94%) Cognos
10 49 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 46 (1.24%) Tableau
12 38 (1.02%) Apple
12 38 (1.02%) Sun
13 33 (0.89%) NetApp
14 29 (0.78%) CheckPoint
14 29 (0.78%) WorldPay
15 28 (0.75%) Google
16 27 (0.73%) Sybase
17 26 (0.70%) Informatica
17 26 (0.70%) BMC
Hertfordshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + pension, training budgets, flexitime and more
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago