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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 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 1703 1618 2210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 21.54% 22.34% 24.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.85% 39.37% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1427 1890
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,192 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
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
4069 4110 5275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.46% 56.74% 59.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3439 3665 4572
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -1 537 £42,500 +21.42% 80
Cambridgeshire +2 501 £42,000 +5.00% 81
Bedfordshire 0 276 £42,500 - 26
Essex +2 253 £37,500 - 35
Suffolk -2 88 £40,000 +33.33% 15
Norfolk -2 53 £30,500 -12.85% 11
East Anglia - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1538 (40.25%) .NET
2 1531 (40.07%) SQL Server
3 1339 (35.04%) C#
4 1126 (29.47%) Oracle
5 1007 (26.35%) Microsoft
6 929 (24.31%) ASP.NET
7 892 (23.34%) JavaScript
8 882 (23.08%) Java
9 795 (20.81%) HTML
10 764 (19.99%) Finance
11 761 (19.92%) Windows
12 655 (17.14%) XML
13 622 (16.28%) T-SQL
13 622 (16.28%) Degree
14 603 (15.78%) CSS
15 569 (14.89%) MVC
16 515 (13.48%) MS Excel
17 478 (12.51%) Linux
18 473 (12.38%) Web Services
19 447 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
20 438 (11.46%) UNIX
21 437 (11.44%) SQL Server 2008
22 423 (11.07%) OO
23 412 (10.78%) Relational Database
24 380 (9.95%) PL/SQL
25 373 (9.76%) jQuery
26 372 (9.74%) Software Engineering
27 356 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 351 (9.19%) WCF
29 326 (8.53%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 307 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 263 (6.88%) IIS
3 190 (4.97%) Tomcat
4 165 (4.32%) Apache
5 133 (3.48%) CMS
6 126 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 112 (2.93%) MS Exchange
8 90 (2.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 78 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
10 73 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 57 (1.49%) WebLogic
12 55 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 55 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
13 46 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
14 40 (1.05%) MQSeries
15 34 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
16 33 (0.86%) Umbraco
17 32 (0.84%) Drupal
18 31 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
19 30 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 515 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 205 (5.37%) MS Office
3 22 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.18%) Mingle
9 6 (0.16%) SPSS
10 5 (0.13%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.052%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.052%) FastStats
11 2 (0.052%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.026%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.026%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 113 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
2 94 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 84 (2.20%) Magento
4 83 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
5 52 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
5 52 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 33 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
7 27 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
8 25 (0.65%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 20 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
10 19 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
11 18 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 15 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 14 (0.37%) Agresso
14 11 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
15 10 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
16 8 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
16 8 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
17 6 (0.16%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
17 6 (0.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 56 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (0.73%) SaaS
5 19 (0.50%) Office 365
6 16 (0.42%) Taleo
7 12 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.29%) GitHub
9 5 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.13%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.10%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.10%) Responsys
11 3 (0.079%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.052%) Joyent
13 1 (0.026%) Force.com
13 1 (0.026%) PaaS
13 1 (0.026%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 133 (3.48%) DNS
2 125 (3.27%) SAN
3 109 (2.85%) Internet
4 104 (2.72%) HTTP
5 101 (2.64%) Firewall
6 89 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 82 (2.15%) DHCP
8 61 (1.60%) FTP
9 57 (1.49%) WAN
10 54 (1.41%) LAN
11 45 (1.18%) NAS
12 33 (0.86%) Intranet
13 32 (0.84%) VPN
14 31 (0.81%) VoIP
15 25 (0.65%) SSL
16 23 (0.60%) SMS
17 18 (0.47%) Wireless
18 17 (0.44%) SSH
19 16 (0.42%) iSCSI
20 14 (0.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1531 (40.07%) SQL Server
2 437 (11.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 412 (10.78%) Relational Database
4 356 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 300 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 299 (7.83%) Oracle Database
7 227 (5.94%) MySQL
8 199 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
9 170 (4.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 161 (4.21%) RDBMS
11 143 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 124 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
13 120 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
14 108 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
15 98 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 96 (2.51%) Data Mining
17 88 (2.30%) DB2
18 70 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
19 58 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
20 54 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 316 (8.27%) Visual Studio
2 186 (4.87%) Subversion
3 182 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 134 (3.51%) NUnit
5 102 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 87 (2.28%) MSTest
7 81 (2.12%) Selenium
8 78 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
9 68 (1.78%) JIRA
10 61 (1.60%) Maven
11 54 (1.41%) Ant
12 51 (1.33%) Eclipse
13 49 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
14 46 (1.20%) JUnit
15 38 (0.99%) Moq
16 29 (0.76%) TeamCity
17 26 (0.68%) Toad
18 24 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
18 24 (0.63%) Jenkins
19 23 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 764 (19.99%) Finance
2 212 (5.55%) Marketing
3 199 (5.21%) Retail
4 98 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 92 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 82 (2.15%) Banking
7 49 (1.28%) Games
8 42 (1.10%) Advertising
9 41 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 28 (0.73%) Publishing
11 26 (0.68%) Back Office
12 19 (0.50%) Electronics
12 19 (0.50%) Law
13 18 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.47%) Automotive
14 15 (0.39%) Online Betting
15 11 (0.29%) Legal
16 8 (0.21%) Billing
16 8 (0.21%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.079%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1833 (47.97%) Developer
2 685 (17.93%) Analyst
3 435 (11.38%) .NET Developer
4 359 (9.40%) C# Developer
5 355 (9.29%) Senior Developer
6 289 (7.56%) Software Developer
7 285 (7.46%) DBA
8 239 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 239 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 210 (5.50%) Web Developer
10 208 (5.44%) Support Analyst
11 192 (5.02%) Administrator
12 186 (4.87%) Consultant
13 177 (4.63%) SQL DBA
14 170 (4.45%) Applications Support
15 161 (4.21%) Junior
16 145 (3.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 135 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
18 125 (3.27%) Software Engineer
19 121 (3.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1538 (40.25%) .NET
2 929 (24.31%) ASP.NET
3 795 (20.81%) HTML
4 655 (17.14%) XML
5 603 (15.78%) CSS
6 473 (12.38%) Web Services
7 373 (9.76%) jQuery
8 351 (9.19%) WCF
9 326 (8.53%) .NET Framework
10 239 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 227 (5.94%) Ajax
12 189 (4.95%) J2EE
13 183 (4.79%) HTML5
14 176 (4.61%) WPF
15 152 (3.98%) XSLT
16 150 (3.93%) WinForms
17 141 (3.69%) Middleware
18 127 (3.32%) Spring
19 124 (3.25%) SOAP
20 103 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 265 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 111 (2.90%) Mathematics
3 99 (2.59%) Replication
4 86 (2.25%) Clustering
5 74 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 65 (1.70%) Client/Server
7 64 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 62 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 56 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 45 (1.18%) Physics
11 36 (0.94%) Open Source
12 34 (0.89%) Statistics
13 32 (0.84%) Kindle
14 31 (0.81%) Data Integration
15 28 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
16 22 (0.58%) Visualisation
17 21 (0.55%) Wiki
18 19 (0.50%) PKI
19 17 (0.44%) Online Games
20 16 (0.42%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 761 (19.92%) Windows
2 478 (12.51%) Linux
3 438 (11.46%) UNIX
4 190 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 142 (3.72%) Apple iOS
6 130 (3.40%) Solaris
7 92 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 92 (2.41%) Android
8 85 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 56 (1.47%) AIX
11 39 (1.02%) CentOS
12 35 (0.92%) Windows 7
13 33 (0.86%) Windows XP
14 23 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
15 18 (0.47%) SUSE
16 13 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.31%) Windows Vista
18 11 (0.29%) HPUX
18 11 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (14.89%) MVC
2 447 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
3 423 (11.07%) OO
4 372 (9.74%) Software Engineering
5 324 (8.48%) Scrum
6 314 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 305 (7.98%) TDD
8 278 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
9 216 (5.65%) CRM
10 184 (4.82%) ITIL
11 180 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
12 157 (4.11%) Web Development
13 151 (3.95%) Project Management
14 146 (3.82%) Multithreading
15 143 (3.74%) ERP
15 143 (3.74%) Workflow
16 130 (3.40%) Migration
17 124 (3.25%) SOA
18 115 (3.01%) ETL
19 114 (2.98%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1339 (35.04%) C#
2 892 (23.34%) JavaScript
3 882 (23.08%) Java
4 622 (16.28%) T-SQL
5 380 (9.95%) PL/SQL
6 300 (7.85%) VB.NET
7 284 (7.43%) PHP
8 230 (6.02%) VB
9 194 (5.08%) C++
10 158 (4.14%) Perl
11 133 (3.48%) VBA
12 127 (3.32%) Python
13 124 (3.25%) Shell Script
14 117 (3.06%) C
15 71 (1.86%) PowerShell
16 68 (1.78%) VB6
17 64 (1.67%) VBScript
18 58 (1.52%) Ruby
19 54 (1.41%) Bash Shell
20 21 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 622 (16.28%) Degree
2 187 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (1.83%) MCSE
4 62 (1.62%) MCITP
5 56 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 54 (1.41%) ISEB
7 48 (1.26%) MCTS
8 45 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
9 43 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 41 (1.07%) MCSA
11 37 (0.97%) OCP
11 37 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (0.97%) ISTQB
12 36 (0.94%) SC Cleared
13 35 (0.92%) CCNA
13 35 (0.92%) MCP
14 27 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (0.50%) VCP5
16 19 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (4.55%) QA
2 55 (1.44%) SLA
3 48 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.26%) HL7
6 9 (0.24%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.21%) COBIT
8 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.10%) DICOM
11 1 (0.026%) Solvency II
System Software
1 175 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 139 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 68 (1.78%) vSphere
5 57 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
6 50 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 40 (1.05%) XenApp
8 39 (1.02%) VMware ESX
9 22 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.47%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.29%) KVM
12 10 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.24%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.24%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.21%) XenServer
15 6 (0.16%) HDFS
16 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.079%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 3 (0.079%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 40 (1.05%) Data Guard
2 28 (0.73%) Tivoli
3 27 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
5 20 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 20 (0.52%) SCCM
6 17 (0.44%) SCOM
6 17 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 16 (0.42%) Puppet
8 15 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.31%) MOM
9 12 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.24%) OpenSSO
10 9 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
10 9 (0.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 8 (0.21%) Nagios
11 8 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 7 (0.18%) HP SIM
12 7 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1126 (29.47%) Oracle
2 1007 (26.35%) Microsoft
3 228 (5.97%) VMware
4 175 (4.58%) SAP
5 99 (2.59%) IBM
6 95 (2.49%) Citrix
7 89 (2.33%) JD Edwards
8 85 (2.22%) HP
9 77 (2.02%) JBoss
10 75 (1.96%) Cisco
11 68 (1.78%) Red Hat
12 64 (1.67%) Business Objects
13 58 (1.52%) Sun
14 55 (1.44%) NetApp
15 50 (1.31%) Sybase
16 45 (1.18%) Cognos
17 41 (1.07%) EMC
18 35 (0.92%) Google
19 31 (0.81%) Dell
19 31 (0.81%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Yes.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Colchester, Essex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vadis People
Salary: Circa £42,000 - £48,000 + benefits that include an excellent
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits (Incremental rises to £30K)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £18000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday