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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 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 1809 1915 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 23.44% 23.52% 23.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.55% 42.94% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1670 1603
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
4061 4460 4481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.62% 54.78% 57.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3809 3985
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 July 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 July 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 +1 591 £45,000 +12.50% 70
Cambridgeshire 0 461 £40,250 -5.29% 86
Essex -1 341 £39,500 -7.05% 31
Bedfordshire -1 215 £45,000 +5.88% 30
Suffolk -2 136 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Norfolk +6 77 £35,500 +4.41% 4
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1393 (37.82%) SQL Server
2 1274 (34.59%) C#
3 1271 (34.51%) .NET
4 1056 (28.67%) JavaScript
5 1000 (27.15%) HTML
6 978 (26.55%) Microsoft
7 933 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
8 918 (24.93%) Java
9 851 (23.11%) ASP.NET
10 829 (22.51%) Windows
11 730 (19.82%) Finance
12 724 (19.66%) Oracle
13 700 (19.01%) MVC
14 698 (18.95%) CSS
15 621 (16.86%) Degree
16 592 (16.07%) MS Excel
17 574 (15.59%) T-SQL
18 555 (15.07%) jQuery
19 523 (14.20%) XML
20 496 (13.47%) Linux
21 412 (11.19%) Software Engineering
22 410 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
23 383 (10.40%) OO
24 374 (10.15%) Web Services
24 374 (10.15%) Scrum
25 369 (10.02%) ASP.NET MVC
26 342 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 341 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 330 (8.96%) PL/SQL
29 323 (8.77%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 247 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 242 (6.57%) IIS
3 182 (4.94%) Tomcat
4 178 (4.83%) Apache
5 139 (3.77%) MS Exchange
6 119 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 107 (2.91%) JBoss
8 79 (2.14%) CMS
9 77 (2.09%) WebLogic
10 74 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
11 48 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 46 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
13 41 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 38 (1.03%) SAS
15 37 (1.00%) Node.js
16 35 (0.95%) Lync
17 31 (0.84%) Drupal
18 30 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
19 26 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
20 22 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 592 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 250 (6.79%) MS Office
3 39 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.38%) MS Project
7 11 (0.30%) SPSS
8 5 (0.14%) Mingle
9 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.054%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.054%) InDesign
10 2 (0.054%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.054%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.054%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.027%) Simulink
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 59 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 32 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
3 32 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (0.41%) Magento
4 15 (0.41%) AWD
5 10 (0.27%) Agresso
5 10 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.24%) SunGard AvantGard
6 9 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
6 9 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
7 8 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.19%) Maximo
8 7 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
8 7 (0.19%) CA PPM
8 7 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.16%) assyst
9 6 (0.16%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 83 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (2.20%) Office 365
3 62 (1.68%) SaaS
4 60 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.19%) GitHub
8 5 (0.14%) IaaS
8 5 (0.14%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.11%) PaaS
9 4 (0.11%) Heroku
9 4 (0.11%) Force.com
10 2 (0.054%) Yammer
10 2 (0.054%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.054%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.027%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 132 (3.58%) DNS
2 127 (3.45%) SAN
2 127 (3.45%) Firewall
3 100 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 88 (2.39%) HTTP
4 88 (2.39%) DHCP
5 69 (1.87%) Internet
6 66 (1.79%) SSL
7 62 (1.68%) WAN
8 55 (1.49%) VPN
9 54 (1.47%) LAN
10 49 (1.33%) FTP
11 36 (0.98%) VoIP
12 32 (0.87%) VLAN
13 20 (0.54%) NAS
14 18 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
14 18 (0.49%) iSCSI
15 16 (0.43%) SNMP
15 16 (0.43%) Wireless
16 15 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1393 (37.82%) SQL Server
2 342 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 341 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 261 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 251 (6.82%) MySQL
6 202 (5.48%) Oracle Database
7 201 (5.46%) Relational Database
8 185 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
9 159 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 151 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 102 (2.77%) NoSQL
12 101 (2.74%) DB2
13 89 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
14 84 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 74 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
16 69 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
17 65 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 65 (1.76%) MS Access
18 53 (1.44%) MongoDB
19 49 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 240 (6.52%) Subversion
2 209 (5.67%) Visual Studio
3 208 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 143 (3.88%) Selenium
5 137 (3.72%) Git (software)
6 90 (2.44%) NUnit
7 71 (1.93%) Eclipse
8 70 (1.90%) JIRA
9 61 (1.66%) JUnit
10 58 (1.57%) TeamCity
11 51 (1.38%) Maven
12 44 (1.19%) Jenkins
13 37 (1.00%) LoadRunner
13 37 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 35 (0.95%) HP UFT
15 33 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
16 22 (0.60%) JMeter
17 19 (0.52%) SoapUI
17 19 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
18 17 (0.46%) Ant
General
1 730 (19.82%) Finance
2 130 (3.53%) Retail
3 123 (3.34%) Marketing
4 110 (2.99%) Games
5 103 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 86 (2.34%) Banking
7 53 (1.44%) Back Office
8 40 (1.09%) Automotive
9 39 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 28 (0.76%) Electronics
11 25 (0.68%) Advertising
11 25 (0.68%) Legal
12 24 (0.65%) Aerospace
13 21 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.57%) Front Office
14 18 (0.49%) Online Betting
15 16 (0.43%) Billing
16 13 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.35%) Publishing
16 13 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 1829 (49.66%) Developer
2 629 (17.08%) Analyst
3 480 (13.03%) .NET Developer
4 330 (8.96%) Java Developer
5 311 (8.44%) C# Developer
6 290 (7.87%) Web Developer
7 285 (7.74%) Senior Developer
8 280 (7.60%) Software Developer
9 248 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 225 (6.11%) Software Engineer
11 217 (5.89%) Support Analyst
12 197 (5.35%) Applications Support
13 183 (4.97%) DBA
14 154 (4.18%) SQL DBA
15 153 (4.15%) ASP.NET Developer
15 153 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 146 (3.96%) Administrator
17 136 (3.69%) Junior
18 121 (3.29%) Programmer
19 116 (3.15%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1271 (34.51%) .NET
2 1000 (27.15%) HTML
3 851 (23.11%) ASP.NET
4 698 (18.95%) CSS
5 555 (15.07%) jQuery
6 523 (14.20%) XML
7 374 (10.15%) Web Services
8 369 (10.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 298 (8.09%) Spring
10 284 (7.71%) .NET Framework
11 276 (7.49%) J2EE
12 234 (6.35%) HTML5
13 193 (5.24%) Ajax
14 181 (4.91%) WCF
15 177 (4.81%) Hibernate
16 170 (4.62%) CSS3
17 155 (4.21%) Entity Framework
18 148 (4.02%) Struts
19 138 (3.75%) XSLT
20 124 (3.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 410 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
2 302 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 131 (3.56%) Mathematics
4 126 (3.42%) Replication
5 113 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 94 (2.55%) Clustering
7 89 (2.42%) Online Games
8 84 (2.28%) Client/Server
9 72 (1.95%) User Experience
10 71 (1.93%) AS400
11 68 (1.85%) iSeries
12 59 (1.60%) Data Centre
13 56 (1.52%) Visualisation
14 54 (1.47%) Statistics
15 46 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
16 40 (1.09%) Algorithms
17 38 (1.03%) FMCG
18 35 (0.95%) Mobile App
19 31 (0.84%) Pocket PC
20 30 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 829 (22.51%) Windows
2 496 (13.47%) Linux
3 259 (7.03%) UNIX
4 143 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (2.58%) Solaris
6 90 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 89 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 66 (1.79%) Android
8 66 (1.79%) AIX
9 64 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 58 (1.57%) Windows 7
11 47 (1.28%) CentOS
12 36 (0.98%) Windows XP
13 21 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 20 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
15 18 (0.49%) HPUX
16 12 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.30%) Debian
18 10 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 933 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
2 700 (19.01%) MVC
3 412 (11.19%) Software Engineering
4 383 (10.40%) OO
5 374 (10.15%) Scrum
6 323 (8.77%) TDD
7 320 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
8 266 (7.22%) ITIL
8 266 (7.22%) SDLC
9 226 (6.14%) Web Development
10 215 (5.84%) E-Commerce
11 203 (5.51%) Unit Testing
12 171 (4.64%) CRM
13 165 (4.48%) Mentoring
14 142 (3.86%) Analytics
15 139 (3.77%) Multithreading
16 136 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
17 134 (3.64%) ETL
18 133 (3.61%) Project Management
19 126 (3.42%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1274 (34.59%) C#
2 1056 (28.67%) JavaScript
3 918 (24.93%) Java
4 574 (15.59%) T-SQL
5 330 (8.96%) PL/SQL
6 213 (5.78%) VB.NET
7 194 (5.27%) PHP
7 194 (5.27%) C++
8 180 (4.89%) VB
9 160 (4.34%) Perl
10 147 (3.99%) Python
11 117 (3.18%) C
12 103 (2.80%) VBA
13 91 (2.47%) Objective-C
14 83 (2.25%) PowerShell
15 75 (2.04%) Shell Script
16 67 (1.82%) VBScript
17 61 (1.66%) Bash Shell
18 48 (1.30%) COBOL
19 44 (1.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 621 (16.86%) Degree
2 217 (5.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (2.09%) MCSE
4 76 (2.06%) ISEB
5 66 (1.79%) MCP
6 63 (1.71%) Security Cleared
7 48 (1.30%) MCSA
7 48 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 47 (1.28%) ISTQB
9 28 (0.76%) MCITP
10 24 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (0.52%) Sun Certification
12 18 (0.49%) CCNA
13 16 (0.43%) CISSP
13 16 (0.43%) MCTS
14 12 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (0.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (5.21%) QA
2 115 (3.12%) SLA
3 21 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.19%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.11%) RosettaNet
8 3 (0.081%) TickIT
9 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
System Software
1 237 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 119 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 40 (1.09%) VMware ESX
5 30 (0.81%) Terminal Services
6 29 (0.79%) XenApp
7 20 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (0.54%) vSphere
8 18 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.35%) Postfix
11 11 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (0.27%) qmail
13 9 (0.24%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.24%) Xen
14 8 (0.22%) Varnish
15 7 (0.19%) XenServer
16 3 (0.081%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.081%) iptables
16 3 (0.081%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (0.79%) Puppet
3 26 (0.71%) Backup Exec
4 23 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 22 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.57%) SCCM
7 20 (0.54%) Tivoli
8 12 (0.33%) SCOM
9 10 (0.27%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.22%) systemd
10 8 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.14%) Nagios
11 5 (0.14%) WSUS
11 5 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 5 (0.14%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.081%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.081%) MOM
12 3 (0.081%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.054%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.054%) Ansible
Vendors
1 978 (26.55%) Microsoft
2 724 (19.66%) Oracle
3 184 (5.00%) VMware
4 142 (3.86%) IBM
5 117 (3.18%) Citrix
6 114 (3.10%) HP
7 107 (2.91%) SAP
8 95 (2.58%) Cisco
9 55 (1.49%) Business Objects
10 51 (1.38%) Cognos
11 47 (1.28%) Red Hat
12 44 (1.19%) Apple
13 39 (1.06%) NetApp
14 38 (1.03%) Sun
15 34 (0.92%) Sybase
16 33 (0.90%) Tableau
17 30 (0.81%) SonicWALL
18 29 (0.79%) Google
19 28 (0.76%) BMC
19 28 (0.76%) CheckPoint
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 10 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £16k - 20k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £93000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago