The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / England
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 16196 20532 20610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.55% 21.95% 21.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.07% 41.58% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14072 17763 18096
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42541 49376 48731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.98% 52.79% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36833 43015 42058
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the England region.

SQL Salary Trend in England

SQL
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in England

SQL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 6510 £55,000 +4.76% 819
South East -1 3105 £42,500 - 454
North West 0 1427 £39,000 +1.29% 259
East of England 0 1335 £43,000 +7.50% 149
Yorkshire 0 1201 £40,000 +6.66% 198
South West -1 1003 £40,000 +6.66% 146
West Midlands -1 884 £38,500 -3.75% 177
East Midlands -1 628 £40,000 +4.57% 121
North East -3 103 £36,750 +5.00% 17
Midlands 0 8 £40,000 -27.27% 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL.

1 12086 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 10692 (31.36%) .NET
3 10552 (30.95%) C#
4 10150 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8727 (25.60%) Finance
6 8114 (23.80%) JavaScript
7 7965 (23.37%) Microsoft
8 7273 (21.34%) Java
9 7257 (21.29%) HTML
10 5881 (17.25%) Oracle
11 5701 (16.72%) T-SQL
12 5625 (16.50%) CSS
13 5540 (16.25%) ASP.NET
14 5362 (15.73%) Windows
15 5310 (15.58%) MVC
16 4920 (14.43%) Degree
17 4684 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
18 4298 (12.61%) Linux
19 4222 (12.39%) MS Excel
20 4013 (11.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 3838 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 3774 (11.07%) XML
23 3668 (10.76%) Web Services
24 3584 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
25 3361 (9.86%) Scrum
26 3346 (9.82%) jQuery
27 3267 (9.58%) TDD
28 3180 (9.33%) Software Engineering
29 2986 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
30 2980 (8.74%) Python

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1756 (5.15%) IIS
2 1323 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 1011 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 990 (2.90%) Apache
5 834 (2.45%) WebSphere
6 750 (2.20%) SAS
7 748 (2.19%) JBoss
8 651 (1.91%) WebLogic
9 645 (1.89%) MS Exchange
10 543 (1.59%) CMS
11 522 (1.53%) Apache Spark
12 453 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
13 317 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
14 301 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 283 (0.83%) Confluence
15 283 (0.83%) Umbraco
16 281 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
17 192 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
18 189 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
19 186 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4222 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 1033 (3.03%) MS Office
3 286 (0.84%) SPSS
4 269 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 268 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 121 (0.35%) MS Project
7 66 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 58 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 37 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 21 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.035%) GNU Octave
12 11 (0.032%) InDesign
13 9 (0.026%) EViews
13 9 (0.026%) Stata
14 8 (0.023%) Simulink
15 6 (0.018%) MicroStation
16 5 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 5 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
17 4 (0.012%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.012%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 535 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 307 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 215 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 200 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 154 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 146 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 141 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 128 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
9 111 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
10 103 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
11 93 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 90 (0.26%) Magento
13 69 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
13 69 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
14 68 (0.20%) Markit EDM
15 64 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
16 61 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
17 58 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
17 58 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
18 55 (0.16%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1980 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1664 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 646 (1.90%) SaaS
4 507 (1.49%) Office 365
5 305 (0.89%) GitHub
6 246 (0.72%) PaaS
7 223 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 201 (0.59%) IaaS
9 177 (0.52%) Google Analytics
10 176 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
11 164 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 118 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 68 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
14 67 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
15 52 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
16 49 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 44 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
18 40 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
19 33 (0.097%) Amazon EMR
20 26 (0.076%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 943 (2.77%) Firewall
2 704 (2.07%) DNS
3 690 (2.02%) Internet
4 683 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 598 (1.75%) HTTP
6 542 (1.59%) SAN
7 375 (1.10%) LAN
7 375 (1.10%) WAN
8 353 (1.04%) DHCP
9 296 (0.87%) VPN
10 274 (0.80%) SSL
11 268 (0.79%) Intranet
12 261 (0.77%) VoIP
13 200 (0.59%) FTP
14 172 (0.50%) NAS
15 158 (0.46%) LDAP
16 136 (0.40%) VLAN
17 118 (0.35%) Network Security
18 116 (0.34%) Wireless
19 113 (0.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12086 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 4013 (11.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3838 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2986 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2496 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 2427 (7.12%) MySQL
7 2133 (6.26%) NoSQL
8 2118 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 2042 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1679 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 1634 (4.79%) Big Data
12 1443 (4.23%) Oracle Database
13 1248 (3.66%) MongoDB
14 994 (2.92%) Hadoop
15 972 (2.85%) RDBMS
16 968 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
17 798 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
18 698 (2.05%) QlikView
19 690 (2.02%) Power BI
20 685 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2148 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 1820 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1782 (5.23%) Visual Studio
4 1422 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1299 (3.81%) Selenium
6 1222 (3.58%) Subversion
7 1174 (3.44%) Jenkins
8 859 (2.52%) Maven
9 729 (2.14%) JUnit
10 678 (1.99%) TeamCity
11 634 (1.86%) NUnit
12 542 (1.59%) Cucumber
13 388 (1.14%) Eclipse
14 357 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 338 (0.99%) WebDriver
16 328 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
17 281 (0.82%) MSTest
17 281 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
18 272 (0.80%) Ant
19 250 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 8727 (25.60%) Finance
2 2641 (7.75%) Banking
3 1508 (4.42%) Marketing
4 1484 (4.35%) Retail
5 784 (2.30%) Front Office
6 781 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 761 (2.23%) Advertising
8 678 (1.99%) Legal
9 596 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 576 (1.69%) Manufacturing
11 572 (1.68%) Back Office
12 430 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 403 (1.18%) Games
14 362 (1.06%) Law
15 303 (0.89%) Publishing
16 230 (0.67%) Electronics
17 177 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 157 (0.46%) Billing
19 141 (0.41%) Automotive
20 105 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15752 (46.21%) Developer
2 6283 (18.43%) Analyst
3 5005 (14.68%) .NET Developer
4 4619 (13.55%) C# Developer
5 3831 (11.24%) SQL Developer
6 3269 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 2715 (7.96%) Senior Developer
8 2617 (7.68%) Java Developer
9 1956 (5.74%) Software Developer
10 1859 (5.45%) Applications Support
11 1812 (5.32%) DBA
12 1713 (5.03%) Support Analyst
13 1560 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1414 (4.15%) SQL Analyst
15 1386 (4.07%) SQL DBA
16 1332 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 1325 (3.89%) Software Engineer
18 1319 (3.87%) Junior
19 1289 (3.78%) Consultant
20 1182 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10692 (31.36%) .NET
2 7257 (21.29%) HTML
3 5625 (16.50%) CSS
4 5540 (16.25%) ASP.NET
5 3774 (11.07%) XML
6 3668 (10.76%) Web Services
7 3346 (9.82%) jQuery
8 2744 (8.05%) AngularJS
9 2656 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2399 (7.04%) .NET Framework
11 2094 (6.14%) WCF
12 2057 (6.03%) HTML5
13 1842 (5.40%) Spring
14 1592 (4.67%) REST
15 1465 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1328 (3.90%) SOAP
17 1309 (3.84%) WPF
18 1308 (3.84%) Entity Framework
19 1203 (3.53%) Ajax
20 1120 (3.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3584 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2770 (8.13%) Computer Science
3 1187 (3.48%) Mathematics
4 888 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 797 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 784 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 667 (1.96%) Replication
8 647 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 634 (1.86%) Fintech
10 627 (1.84%) Clustering
11 626 (1.84%) Statistics
12 580 (1.70%) User Experience
13 558 (1.64%) Algorithms
14 521 (1.53%) Data Structures
15 491 (1.44%) Data Integration
16 477 (1.40%) Data Centre
17 441 (1.29%) Derivative
18 427 (1.25%) Hedge funds
19 415 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 410 (1.20%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5362 (15.73%) Windows
2 4298 (12.61%) Linux
3 2627 (7.71%) Unix
4 2080 (6.10%) Windows Server
5 907 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 785 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 518 (1.52%) Android
8 469 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 335 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 332 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 330 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 259 (0.76%) Solaris
13 217 (0.64%) CentOS
14 171 (0.50%) Windows 10
15 159 (0.47%) Windows 8
16 125 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 85 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 84 (0.25%) Windows XP
19 73 (0.21%) AIX
20 55 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10150 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5310 (15.58%) MVC
3 4684 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
4 3361 (9.86%) Scrum
5 3267 (9.58%) TDD
6 3180 (9.33%) Software Engineering
7 2739 (8.03%) ETL
8 2710 (7.95%) OO
9 2590 (7.60%) Analytics
10 2373 (6.96%) Web Development
11 2359 (6.92%) SDLC
12 2203 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
13 1960 (5.75%) ITIL
14 1625 (4.77%) Performance Tuning
15 1584 (4.65%) E-Commerce
16 1582 (4.64%) Unit Testing
17 1562 (4.58%) CRM
18 1521 (4.46%) Data Modelling
19 1458 (4.28%) Mentoring
20 1421 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10552 (30.95%) C#
2 8114 (23.80%) JavaScript
3 7273 (21.34%) Java
4 5701 (16.72%) T-SQL
5 2980 (8.74%) Python
6 2225 (6.53%) PL/SQL
7 1732 (5.08%) C++
8 1558 (4.57%) PHP
9 1490 (4.37%) VB.NET
10 1344 (3.94%) PowerShell
11 963 (2.82%) VB
12 957 (2.81%) Perl
13 904 (2.65%) Shell Script
14 864 (2.53%) VBA
15 832 (2.44%) C
16 804 (2.36%) R
17 796 (2.34%) Ruby
18 733 (2.15%) Bash Shell
19 583 (1.71%) Scala
20 320 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4920 (14.43%) Degree
2 953 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 763 (2.24%) ISEB
4 681 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 638 (1.87%) ISTQB
6 352 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 304 (0.89%) MCSE
8 275 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 253 (0.74%) PhD
10 239 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 228 (0.67%) CCNA
12 188 (0.55%) MCSA
13 183 (0.54%) PMI Certification
14 167 (0.49%) DV Cleared
15 160 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
16 151 (0.44%) MCITP
17 118 (0.35%) PMP
18 114 (0.33%) MCTS
19 101 (0.30%) CISSP
19 101 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1946 (5.71%) QA
2 641 (1.88%) SLA
3 526 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 249 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 136 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 96 (0.28%) MiFID
7 79 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 60 (0.18%) SDET
9 46 (0.13%) HL7
10 41 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
10 41 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 39 (0.11%) ISO 14001
12 37 (0.11%) COBIT
13 33 (0.097%) EMIR
14 31 (0.091%) DICOM
15 25 (0.073%) WAI
16 24 (0.070%) Basel III
17 22 (0.065%) Basel II
18 16 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
19 11 (0.032%) SEPA
System Software
1 1654 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 1046 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 582 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 476 (1.40%) Docker
5 295 (0.87%) vSphere
6 214 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 205 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 185 (0.54%) XenApp
9 152 (0.45%) Xen
10 142 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 127 (0.37%) XenServer
12 108 (0.32%) VMware ESX
13 92 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 91 (0.27%) Firmware
15 89 (0.26%) NFS
16 85 (0.25%) XenDesktop
17 82 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
18 76 (0.22%) HDFS
19 68 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
20 64 (0.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 688 (2.02%) Puppet
2 515 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 363 (1.06%) Ansible
4 289 (0.85%) SCCM
5 254 (0.75%) SCOM
6 253 (0.74%) Nagios
7 190 (0.56%) Control-M
8 166 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
9 116 (0.34%) Tivoli
10 115 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
11 107 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
12 102 (0.30%) Data Guard
13 89 (0.26%) SCVMM
14 88 (0.26%) Backup Exec
15 85 (0.25%) NetBackup
16 83 (0.24%) Cobbler
17 76 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
17 76 (0.22%) Kubernetes
18 74 (0.22%) Kibana
19 65 (0.19%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7965 (23.37%) Microsoft
2 5881 (17.25%) Oracle
3 1631 (4.78%) VMware
4 1082 (3.17%) Tableau
5 787 (2.31%) Cisco
6 776 (2.28%) IBM
7 746 (2.19%) SAP
8 683 (2.00%) HP
9 677 (1.99%) Citrix
10 626 (1.84%) Google
11 570 (1.67%) Sybase
12 514 (1.51%) Red Hat
13 466 (1.37%) Cognos
14 348 (1.02%) Informatica
15 293 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
16 280 (0.82%) NetApp
17 237 (0.70%) EMC
18 227 (0.67%) Adobe
19 211 (0.62%) Talend
20 180 (0.53%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Profit Share
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 25 days holiday, training workshops and more
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £19,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago