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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1455 1902 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.81% 25.10% 25.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.75% 46.93% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1603 1863
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
3485 4053 4995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 49.84% 53.49% 58.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2984 3457 4221
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Cambridgeshire +1 476 £40,250 +0.62% 53
Hertfordshire -4 364 £45,000 - 43
Essex -1 260 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Bedfordshire +1 211 £47,500 +7.95% 25
Suffolk -3 113 £32,500 -16.66% 13
Norfolk -4 38 £32,500 -18.75% 6
East Anglia 0 1 £60,000 +118.18% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 969 (34.17%) .NET
2 934 (32.93%) SQL Server
3 925 (32.62%) C#
4 870 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
5 760 (26.80%) JavaScript
6 720 (25.39%) HTML
7 701 (24.72%) Microsoft
8 653 (23.03%) Java
9 567 (19.99%) ASP.NET
10 559 (19.71%) Finance
11 557 (19.64%) Oracle
12 551 (19.43%) CSS
13 549 (19.36%) MVC
14 524 (18.48%) T-SQL
15 511 (18.02%) Windows
16 496 (17.49%) XML
17 486 (17.14%) Degree
18 428 (15.09%) jQuery
19 414 (14.60%) MS Excel
20 389 (13.72%) Software Engineering
21 371 (13.08%) Web Services
22 321 (11.32%) Linux
23 313 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
24 286 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
25 280 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
25 280 (9.87%) Web Development
26 278 (9.80%) Computer Science
27 277 (9.77%) Scrum
28 266 (9.38%) PL/SQL
29 264 (9.31%) Unix

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 165 (5.82%) IIS
2 105 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 86 (3.03%) Apache
3 86 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 76 (2.68%) JBoss
4 76 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 75 (2.64%) Tomcat
6 70 (2.47%) WebLogic
7 47 (1.66%) CMS
8 36 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 36 (1.27%) NServiceBus
9 32 (1.13%) SAS
10 27 (0.95%) MQSeries
11 25 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.74%) Apache Spark
13 20 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 18 (0.63%) GlassFish
15 17 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 414 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 160 (5.64%) MS Office
3 21 (0.74%) MS Project
4 18 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.28%) SPSS
7 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.11%) HipChat
10 2 (0.071%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.035%) Weka
Business Applications
1 31 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 28 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
5 24 (0.85%) Oracle HRMS
5 24 (0.85%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 22 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
7 15 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
7 15 (0.53%) SDL Web 8
8 12 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
9 11 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
10 9 (0.32%) Magento
11 7 (0.25%) Sage 200
12 6 (0.21%) AWD
13 5 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 5 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 95 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (2.08%) Office 365
3 53 (1.87%) SaaS
4 28 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.42%) GitHub
6 6 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.11%) Datadog
9 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.071%) IaaS
10 2 (0.071%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 101 (3.56%) Firewall
2 78 (2.75%) DNS
3 61 (2.15%) SAN
4 60 (2.12%) Internet
5 58 (2.05%) VPN
6 53 (1.87%) TCP/IP
7 52 (1.83%) HTTP
8 47 (1.66%) SSL
9 42 (1.48%) DHCP
10 39 (1.38%) WAN
11 37 (1.30%) LAN
12 35 (1.23%) VLAN
13 29 (1.02%) Wireshark
14 28 (0.99%) NAS
15 25 (0.88%) FTP
16 22 (0.78%) VoIP
17 16 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (0.56%) Intranet
18 15 (0.53%) iSCSI
18 15 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 934 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 252 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 248 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 209 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 200 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
6 187 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 161 (5.68%) Oracle Database
8 146 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 128 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 126 (4.44%) NoSQL
11 98 (3.46%) MySQL
12 82 (2.89%) RDBMS
13 60 (2.12%) Big Data
14 52 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 50 (1.76%) QlikView
16 46 (1.62%) MS Access
17 45 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
18 42 (1.48%) Hadoop
18 42 (1.48%) MongoDB
19 41 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 192 (6.77%) Visual Studio
2 161 (5.68%) Selenium
3 142 (5.01%) JIRA
4 130 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 125 (4.41%) Subversion
6 124 (4.37%) Git (software)
7 71 (2.50%) NUnit
8 68 (2.40%) HP UFT
9 67 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 52 (1.83%) Cucumber
11 50 (1.76%) Maven
11 50 (1.76%) TeamCity
12 48 (1.69%) Eclipse
13 47 (1.66%) JUnit
14 46 (1.62%) Jenkins
15 28 (0.99%) LoadRunner
15 28 (0.99%) WebDriver
16 25 (0.88%) Fiddler
17 22 (0.78%) SoapUI
18 20 (0.71%) ClearQuest
General
1 559 (19.71%) Finance
2 102 (3.60%) Banking
3 99 (3.49%) Retail
4 91 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 77 (2.72%) Marketing
6 43 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 41 (1.45%) Legal
8 33 (1.16%) Electronics
9 31 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 26 (0.92%) Advertising
11 25 (0.88%) Games
12 23 (0.81%) Publishing
13 20 (0.71%) Law
14 19 (0.67%) Billing
15 18 (0.63%) Automotive
16 16 (0.56%) iGaming
17 15 (0.53%) General Ledger
18 14 (0.49%) Financial Institution
19 9 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
20 8 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1274 (44.92%) Developer
2 560 (19.75%) Analyst
3 425 (14.99%) .NET Developer
4 391 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 290 (10.23%) SQL Developer
6 288 (10.16%) Senior Developer
7 276 (9.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 236 (8.32%) Java Developer
9 186 (6.56%) Software Developer
10 168 (5.92%) Support Analyst
11 149 (5.25%) Software Engineer
12 144 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
12 144 (5.08%) DBA
13 138 (4.87%) Senior .NET Developer
14 134 (4.72%) Web Developer
15 133 (4.69%) Applications Support
16 123 (4.34%) C# Software Developer
17 117 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 115 (4.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 111 (3.91%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 969 (34.17%) .NET
2 720 (25.39%) HTML
3 567 (19.99%) ASP.NET
4 551 (19.43%) CSS
5 496 (17.49%) XML
6 428 (15.09%) jQuery
7 371 (13.08%) Web Services
8 286 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 260 (9.17%) HTML5
10 232 (8.18%) .NET Framework
11 227 (8.00%) WCF
12 199 (7.02%) SOAP
13 189 (6.66%) Ajax
14 187 (6.59%) J2EE
15 178 (6.28%) REST
16 164 (5.78%) Spring
17 161 (5.68%) Entity Framework
18 154 (5.43%) CSS3
19 143 (5.04%) AngularJS
20 138 (4.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 280 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 278 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 140 (4.94%) Mathematics
4 92 (3.24%) Clustering
5 72 (2.54%) Replication
6 71 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 71 (2.50%) User Experience
7 65 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 61 (2.15%) Data Integration
8 61 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 55 (1.94%) Statistics
10 49 (1.73%) AS400
10 49 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (1.66%) Algorithms
12 45 (1.59%) iSeries
13 44 (1.55%) Client/Server
14 37 (1.30%) Physics
15 31 (1.09%) Fintech
16 30 (1.06%) iPad
17 28 (0.99%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 511 (18.02%) Windows
2 321 (11.32%) Linux
3 264 (9.31%) Unix
4 244 (8.60%) Windows Server
5 103 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 35 (1.23%) Android
8 35 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (1.16%) Solaris
10 28 (0.99%) Windows 7
11 25 (0.88%) OS/400
11 25 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
13 13 (0.46%) AIX
13 13 (0.46%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.35%) CentOS
14 10 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.21%) HPUX
15 6 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (19.36%) MVC
3 389 (13.72%) Software Engineering
4 313 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
5 280 (9.87%) Web Development
6 277 (9.77%) Scrum
7 252 (8.89%) SDLC
8 246 (8.67%) TDD
9 244 (8.60%) OO
10 169 (5.96%) ITIL
11 161 (5.68%) Unit Testing
12 142 (5.01%) CRM
13 137 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
14 136 (4.80%) Analytics
15 133 (4.69%) Automated Testing
16 123 (4.34%) Mentoring
17 119 (4.20%) Software Testing
18 112 (3.95%) E-Commerce
19 110 (3.88%) ETL
20 109 (3.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 925 (32.62%) C#
2 760 (26.80%) JavaScript
3 653 (23.03%) Java
4 524 (18.48%) T-SQL
5 266 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 193 (6.81%) VB.NET
7 152 (5.36%) Python
8 141 (4.97%) C++
9 103 (3.63%) Perl
10 98 (3.46%) C
11 90 (3.17%) VB
12 83 (2.93%) PHP
13 81 (2.86%) Shell Script
14 75 (2.64%) PowerShell
15 56 (1.97%) VBA
16 40 (1.41%) Bash Shell
17 39 (1.38%) VBScript
18 36 (1.27%) Objective-C
19 29 (1.02%) Ruby
20 28 (0.99%) RPG
Qualifications
1 486 (17.14%) Degree
2 96 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (2.47%) ISEB
4 49 (1.73%) ISTQB
5 37 (1.30%) MCSA
5 37 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 35 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 34 (1.20%) MCSE
8 24 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (0.60%) MCP
10 17 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (0.53%) CCNA
11 15 (0.53%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.53%) HND
12 11 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (0.28%) HNC
13 8 (0.28%) OCP
14 7 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (7.83%) QA
2 105 (3.70%) SLA
3 27 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.25%) SDET
7 4 (0.14%) HL7
7 4 (0.14%) WAI
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.11%) ISO20022
8 3 (0.11%) SEPA
9 2 (0.071%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 137 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 73 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 32 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
5 29 (1.02%) vSphere
6 26 (0.92%) Terminal Services
7 17 (0.60%) Xen
8 14 (0.49%) XenApp
9 12 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.28%) iptables
11 6 (0.21%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.18%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.14%) KVM
13 4 (0.14%) Postfix
13 4 (0.14%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.14%) Varnish
13 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.11%) Docker
15 2 (0.071%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.071%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.71%) SCCM
3 19 (0.67%) SCOM
4 14 (0.49%) Data Guard
4 14 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (0.28%) Nagios
6 8 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (0.28%) Puppet
6 8 (0.28%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.14%) Cacti
7 4 (0.14%) cPanel
7 4 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.14%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.14%) WSUS
8 3 (0.11%) Ansible
8 3 (0.11%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 701 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 557 (19.64%) Oracle
3 118 (4.16%) VMware
4 91 (3.21%) SAP
5 80 (2.82%) HP
5 80 (2.82%) IBM
6 62 (2.19%) Cisco
7 49 (1.73%) Tableau
8 42 (1.48%) Citrix
9 28 (0.99%) Apple
10 27 (0.95%) Cognos
10 27 (0.95%) Sun
11 25 (0.88%) SonicWALL
12 24 (0.85%) WorldPay
13 23 (0.81%) NetApp
13 23 (0.81%) RedGate
14 22 (0.78%) Sage
15 20 (0.71%) Dell
15 20 (0.71%) Fujitsu
16 16 (0.56%) Google
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