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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1574 1577 2308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 21.05% 22.07% 25.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.19% 38.91% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1413 1978
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
3821 4053 5350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.10% 56.72% 58.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3196 3639 4680
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Hertfordshire -1 490 £42,500 +21.42% 58
Cambridgeshire +2 481 £40,000 +3.49% 99
Bedfordshire -3 254 £42,000 -1.17% 26
Essex +2 213 £40,000 +1.91% 27
Suffolk -3 84 £35,000 +16.66% 17
Norfolk 0 59 £30,000 -14.28% 17
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1449 (39.56%) SQL Server
2 1427 (38.96%) .NET
3 1271 (34.70%) C#
4 1068 (29.16%) Oracle
5 970 (26.48%) Microsoft
6 854 (23.31%) ASP.NET
7 832 (22.71%) JavaScript
8 817 (22.30%) Java
9 746 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
10 738 (20.15%) HTML
11 733 (20.01%) Finance
12 703 (19.19%) Windows
13 612 (16.71%) XML
14 591 (16.13%) Degree
15 574 (15.67%) T-SQL
16 558 (15.23%) CSS
17 541 (14.77%) MVC
18 497 (13.57%) MS Excel
19 479 (13.08%) Linux
20 448 (12.23%) UNIX
21 436 (11.90%) Web Services
22 386 (10.54%) SQL Server 2008
23 379 (10.35%) OO
23 379 (10.35%) Relational Database
24 366 (9.99%) PL/SQL
25 358 (9.77%) Software Engineering
26 352 (9.61%) jQuery
27 341 (9.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 333 (9.09%) WCF
29 309 (8.44%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 271 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 257 (7.02%) IIS
3 187 (5.11%) Tomcat
4 151 (4.12%) Apache
5 132 (3.60%) CMS
6 131 (3.58%) WebSphere
7 95 (2.59%) MS Exchange
8 87 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 83 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 73 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
11 51 (1.39%) WebLogic
12 50 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 49 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
14 46 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
15 42 (1.15%) MQSeries
16 35 (0.96%) Drupal
17 32 (0.87%) Node.js
17 32 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
17 32 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
18 29 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 497 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 211 (5.76%) MS Office
3 23 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.19%) Mingle
8 5 (0.14%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.11%) SPSS
9 4 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.055%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.055%) MS Project
11 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 117 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
2 91 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 67 (1.83%) Magento
4 64 (1.75%) Oracle CRM
5 51 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 49 (1.34%) Oracle 11i
7 33 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
8 30 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
9 25 (0.68%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 22 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
10 22 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
11 16 (0.44%) Agresso
12 15 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 15 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 13 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
14 10 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
15 8 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
15 8 (0.22%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
15 8 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
16 7 (0.19%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.79%) SaaS
4 28 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.44%) Taleo
6 15 (0.41%) Office 365
7 11 (0.30%) GitHub
7 11 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.14%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.11%) Joyent
11 2 (0.055%) PaaS
12 1 (0.027%) Heroku
12 1 (0.027%) Force.com
12 1 (0.027%) IaaS
12 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 119 (3.25%) DNS
2 112 (3.06%) SAN
3 106 (2.89%) Internet
4 103 (2.81%) HTTP
5 86 (2.35%) Firewall
6 83 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 77 (2.10%) DHCP
8 58 (1.58%) FTP
9 48 (1.31%) WAN
10 47 (1.28%) NAS
11 44 (1.20%) LAN
12 31 (0.85%) Intranet
13 27 (0.74%) VoIP
14 26 (0.71%) VPN
15 19 (0.52%) SSL
15 19 (0.52%) Wireless
16 15 (0.41%) SSH
16 15 (0.41%) MPLS
17 12 (0.33%) BIG-IP
17 12 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1449 (39.56%) SQL Server
2 386 (10.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 379 (10.35%) Relational Database
4 341 (9.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 285 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 283 (7.73%) Oracle Database
7 224 (6.12%) MySQL
8 178 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
9 157 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 149 (4.07%) RDBMS
11 138 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 122 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 111 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
14 106 (2.89%) Crystal Reports
15 92 (2.51%) Data Mining
16 89 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 80 (2.18%) DB2
18 71 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
19 60 (1.64%) OLAP
20 58 (1.58%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 307 (8.38%) Visual Studio
2 175 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 166 (4.53%) Subversion
4 126 (3.44%) NUnit
5 106 (2.89%) Git (software)
6 84 (2.29%) Selenium
7 79 (2.16%) MSTest
8 74 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
9 70 (1.91%) JIRA
10 55 (1.50%) Ant
11 51 (1.39%) JUnit
12 46 (1.26%) Eclipse
13 45 (1.23%) Maven
14 39 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
14 39 (1.06%) Moq
15 31 (0.85%) TeamCity
16 28 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
16 28 (0.76%) Jenkins
17 27 (0.74%) Cucumber
18 23 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 733 (20.01%) Finance
2 200 (5.46%) Retail
3 180 (4.91%) Marketing
4 104 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 92 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 69 (1.88%) Banking
7 40 (1.09%) Advertising
8 38 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 33 (0.90%) Games
10 30 (0.82%) Publishing
11 27 (0.74%) Back Office
12 22 (0.60%) Law
13 20 (0.55%) Automotive
14 19 (0.52%) Electronics
15 16 (0.44%) Legal
16 15 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.35%) Online Betting
18 11 (0.30%) Billing
19 8 (0.22%) General Ledger
20 4 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1733 (47.31%) Developer
2 653 (17.83%) Analyst
3 401 (10.95%) .NET Developer
4 344 (9.39%) C# Developer
5 337 (9.20%) Senior Developer
6 279 (7.62%) DBA
7 270 (7.37%) Software Developer
8 229 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 222 (6.06%) Java Developer
10 205 (5.60%) Support Analyst
11 187 (5.11%) Consultant
12 185 (5.05%) Web Developer
13 179 (4.89%) Administrator
14 171 (4.67%) Applications Support
15 169 (4.61%) SQL DBA
16 156 (4.26%) Junior
17 133 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 123 (3.36%) Software Engineer
19 115 (3.14%) Business Analyst
19 115 (3.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1427 (38.96%) .NET
2 854 (23.31%) ASP.NET
3 738 (20.15%) HTML
4 612 (16.71%) XML
5 558 (15.23%) CSS
6 436 (11.90%) Web Services
7 352 (9.61%) jQuery
8 333 (9.09%) WCF
9 298 (8.14%) .NET Framework
10 223 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 201 (5.49%) Ajax
12 185 (5.05%) J2EE
13 169 (4.61%) HTML5
14 167 (4.56%) WPF
15 143 (3.90%) WinForms
16 130 (3.55%) Middleware
17 123 (3.36%) XSLT
18 122 (3.33%) SOAP
19 112 (3.06%) Spring
20 107 (2.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 309 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 242 (6.61%) Computer Science
3 101 (2.76%) Mathematics
4 85 (2.32%) Replication
5 76 (2.07%) Clustering
6 73 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 69 (1.88%) User Experience
8 63 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 62 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 57 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 52 (1.42%) N-Tier
12 43 (1.17%) Open Source
13 36 (0.98%) Physics
14 32 (0.87%) Statistics
15 31 (0.85%) Data Integration
16 25 (0.68%) Wiki
17 21 (0.57%) Kindle
18 20 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
18 20 (0.55%) PKI
19 18 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 703 (19.19%) Windows
2 479 (13.08%) Linux
3 448 (12.23%) UNIX
4 171 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (3.66%) Solaris
6 120 (3.28%) Apple iOS
7 88 (2.40%) Android
8 77 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 76 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 70 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 58 (1.58%) AIX
12 39 (1.06%) CentOS
13 32 (0.87%) Windows 7
14 25 (0.68%) Windows XP
15 22 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
16 16 (0.44%) SUSE
17 13 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 13 (0.35%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
18 10 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 746 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (14.77%) MVC
3 379 (10.35%) OO
4 358 (9.77%) Software Engineering
5 300 (8.19%) E-Commerce
6 293 (8.00%) Scrum
7 288 (7.86%) TDD
8 272 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
9 199 (5.43%) ITIL
10 197 (5.38%) CRM
11 153 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
12 149 (4.07%) Mentoring
13 145 (3.96%) ERP
13 145 (3.96%) Workflow
14 137 (3.74%) Project Management
15 134 (3.66%) Multithreading
16 130 (3.55%) Web Development
17 123 (3.36%) Migration
18 117 (3.19%) SOA
19 116 (3.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1271 (34.70%) C#
2 832 (22.71%) JavaScript
3 817 (22.30%) Java
4 574 (15.67%) T-SQL
5 366 (9.99%) PL/SQL
6 296 (8.08%) VB.NET
7 256 (6.99%) PHP
8 227 (6.20%) VB
9 174 (4.75%) C++
10 148 (4.04%) Perl
11 126 (3.44%) VBA
12 119 (3.25%) Shell Script
13 114 (3.11%) C
14 110 (3.00%) Python
15 69 (1.88%) PowerShell
16 63 (1.72%) Ruby
17 59 (1.61%) VB6
18 58 (1.58%) Bash Shell
19 50 (1.37%) VBScript
20 21 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 591 (16.13%) Degree
2 167 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (1.64%) MCSE
3 60 (1.64%) MCITP
4 58 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 49 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
6 46 (1.26%) MCTS
7 45 (1.23%) ISEB
8 41 (1.12%) OCP
9 39 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 39 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 33 (0.90%) MCSA
11 32 (0.87%) ISTQB
12 29 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
14 25 (0.68%) CCNA
14 25 (0.68%) MCP
15 19 (0.52%) VCP5
16 18 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 18 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (4.07%) QA
2 57 (1.56%) SLA
3 38 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.35%) HL7
6 10 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.14%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.11%) DICOM
11 3 (0.082%) COBIT
12 1 (0.027%) WCAG
12 1 (0.027%) Solvency II
System Software
1 157 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 136 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 68 (1.86%) vSphere
5 59 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
6 53 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 41 (1.12%) XenApp
8 38 (1.04%) VMware ESX
9 21 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.49%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.27%) XenServer
12 9 (0.25%) VMware Server
13 7 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.19%) KVM
14 6 (0.16%) HDFS
15 5 (0.14%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.082%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.082%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.082%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 42 (1.15%) Data Guard
2 29 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (0.66%) Tivoli
4 21 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 20 (0.55%) SCCM
5 20 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
6 19 (0.52%) SCOM
7 18 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (0.41%) Puppet
9 14 (0.38%) MOM
10 13 (0.35%) Backup Exec
11 12 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 8 (0.22%) OpenSSO
13 7 (0.19%) HP SIM
13 7 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 7 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1068 (29.16%) Oracle
2 970 (26.48%) Microsoft
3 228 (6.22%) VMware
4 158 (4.31%) SAP
5 105 (2.87%) IBM
6 95 (2.59%) Citrix
7 80 (2.18%) HP
8 71 (1.94%) JD Edwards
9 70 (1.91%) JBoss
10 69 (1.88%) Red Hat
11 67 (1.83%) Cisco
12 65 (1.77%) Business Objects
13 59 (1.61%) NetApp
14 58 (1.58%) Sun
15 48 (1.31%) Sybase
16 42 (1.15%) EMC
17 37 (1.01%) Cognos
18 31 (0.85%) Dell
19 27 (0.74%) Google
20 26 (0.71%) DevExpress
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