The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 23362 22167 25608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.92% 22.29% 23.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.02% 41.92% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20032 19467 22690
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
SQL
UK

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
54300 52874 60270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.95% 53.16% 54.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45967 45898 53321
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in England

SQL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the England region over the 3 months to 16 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
London 0 9831 £50,000 - 1159
South East 0 4856 £40,000 - 504
North West 0 1771 £35,000 - 346
East of England +1 1616 £40,000 +8.84% 237
Yorkshire -1 1547 £35,500 +1.42% 243
South West 0 1435 £35,000 - 242
West Midlands +1 1370 £37,500 +7.14% 176
East Midlands 0 858 £35,000 - 93
North East +1 158 £32,500 -13.33% 41
Midlands -5 14 £42,750 -2.84% 5
South Coast +1 2 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 18859 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 16699 (34.05%) .NET
3 15180 (30.95%) C#
4 11547 (23.55%) Finance
5 11404 (23.25%) Microsoft
6 11336 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
7 10887 (22.20%) HTML
8 10775 (21.97%) JavaScript
9 10548 (21.51%) Oracle
10 9670 (19.72%) Java
11 9633 (19.64%) ASP.NET
12 9494 (19.36%) Windows
13 8278 (16.88%) T-SQL
14 8276 (16.88%) CSS
15 7853 (16.01%) Degree
16 7296 (14.88%) XML
17 7024 (14.32%) MS Excel
18 6441 (13.13%) MVC
19 6100 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
20 6057 (12.35%) Linux
21 5887 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 5791 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 5714 (11.65%) Web Services
24 5163 (10.53%) jQuery
25 5057 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
26 4906 (10.00%) UNIX
27 4603 (9.39%) SQL Server 2008
28 4554 (9.29%) OO
29 4188 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
30 4046 (8.25%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2998 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 2717 (5.54%) IIS
3 1658 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 1544 (3.15%) Apache
5 1121 (2.29%) MS Exchange
6 1063 (2.17%) SAS
7 919 (1.87%) CMS
8 898 (1.83%) WebSphere
9 667 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 530 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 530 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 490 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
12 447 (0.91%) Node.js
13 389 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
14 374 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
15 313 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
16 288 (0.59%) Apache Solr
17 279 (0.57%) WordPress
18 242 (0.49%) Umbraco
19 239 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 7024 (14.32%) MS Excel
2 1994 (4.07%) MS Office
3 442 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 405 (0.83%) SPSS
5 316 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 273 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 203 (0.41%) PowerPivot
8 182 (0.37%) MS Project
9 177 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 101 (0.21%) InfoPath
11 95 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
12 50 (0.10%) FastStats
13 38 (0.077%) Fireworks
14 30 (0.061%) S-PLUS
15 28 (0.057%) CPLEX
16 20 (0.041%) Stata
17 17 (0.035%) InDesign
18 15 (0.031%) Mingle
19 8 (0.016%) LaTeX
20 6 (0.012%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 669 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 667 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 550 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 339 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
4 339 (0.69%) Magento
5 286 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
6 275 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
7 263 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
8 235 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
9 224 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
10 219 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 209 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
12 201 (0.41%) Google Analytics
13 182 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
14 160 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
15 152 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
16 124 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
17 122 (0.25%) Agresso
18 119 (0.24%) Markit EDM
19 111 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 872 (1.78%) SaaS
2 679 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 524 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 247 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 199 (0.41%) Office 365
6 150 (0.31%) GitHub
7 105 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 99 (0.20%) IaaS
9 81 (0.17%) PaaS
10 65 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 61 (0.12%) Trello
12 36 (0.073%) Force.com
13 30 (0.061%) Joyent
14 29 (0.059%) Heroku
15 24 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
16 22 (0.045%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 22 (0.045%) ElastiCache
17 19 (0.039%) Taleo
18 16 (0.033%) Route 53
18 16 (0.033%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1374 (2.80%) SAN
2 1217 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 1176 (2.40%) Internet
4 1158 (2.36%) Firewall
5 1072 (2.19%) HTTP
6 1063 (2.17%) DNS
7 654 (1.33%) LAN
8 648 (1.32%) WAN
9 637 (1.30%) DHCP
10 455 (0.93%) VPN
10 455 (0.93%) Intranet
11 373 (0.76%) FTP
12 357 (0.73%) NAS
13 322 (0.66%) VoIP
14 255 (0.52%) SSL
15 235 (0.48%) LDAP
16 172 (0.35%) Network Security
17 167 (0.34%) Wireless
18 144 (0.29%) SMTP
19 141 (0.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18859 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5887 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5791 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4603 (9.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 4188 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
6 4034 (8.23%) Relational Database
7 3419 (6.97%) MySQL
8 3148 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2663 (5.43%) Oracle Database
10 2291 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 2161 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 1755 (3.58%) RDBMS
13 1155 (2.36%) Big Data
14 1137 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1073 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
16 1048 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
17 1002 (2.04%) NoSQL
18 991 (2.02%) OLAP
19 803 (1.64%) Data Mining
20 775 (1.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2999 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 1989 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1964 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1463 (2.98%) Git (software)
5 1446 (2.95%) Selenium
6 1035 (2.11%) JIRA
7 994 (2.03%) Maven
8 872 (1.78%) NUnit
9 865 (1.76%) JUnit
10 846 (1.73%) Eclipse
11 693 (1.41%) Jenkins
12 587 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
13 558 (1.14%) Ant
14 525 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
15 449 (0.92%) Cucumber
16 416 (0.85%) Toad
17 407 (0.83%) WebDriver
18 392 (0.80%) TeamCity
19 389 (0.79%) Hudson
20 377 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11547 (23.55%) Finance
2 3109 (6.34%) Banking
3 2211 (4.51%) Retail
4 2178 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1492 (3.04%) Front Office
6 1325 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1090 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 961 (1.96%) Advertising
9 806 (1.64%) Back Office
10 756 (1.54%) Legal
11 733 (1.49%) Games
12 648 (1.32%) Law
13 533 (1.09%) Manufacturing
14 446 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 405 (0.83%) Publishing
16 342 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
17 305 (0.62%) French Language
18 257 (0.52%) Billing
19 222 (0.45%) Automotive
20 173 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22906 (46.71%) Developer
2 9879 (20.14%) Analyst
3 5473 (11.16%) .NET Developer
4 4206 (8.58%) C# Developer
5 3667 (7.48%) Senior Developer
6 3214 (6.55%) Java Developer
7 2775 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 2749 (5.61%) DBA
9 2744 (5.60%) Support Analyst
10 2644 (5.39%) Applications Support
11 2586 (5.27%) Software Developer
12 2346 (4.78%) SQL Developer
13 2213 (4.51%) Consultant
14 1983 (4.04%) Web Developer
15 1801 (3.67%) Business Analyst
16 1739 (3.55%) SQL DBA
17 1700 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
18 1656 (3.38%) Administrator
19 1558 (3.18%) Junior
20 1520 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16699 (34.05%) .NET
2 10887 (22.20%) HTML
3 9633 (19.64%) ASP.NET
4 8276 (16.88%) CSS
5 7296 (14.88%) XML
6 5714 (11.65%) Web Services
7 5163 (10.53%) jQuery
8 3564 (7.27%) .NET Framework
9 3219 (6.56%) WCF
10 3155 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2635 (5.37%) HTML5
12 2603 (5.31%) Ajax
13 2531 (5.16%) Spring
14 2166 (4.42%) J2EE
15 2058 (4.20%) SOAP
16 1793 (3.66%) WPF
17 1631 (3.33%) Hibernate
18 1467 (2.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 1428 (2.91%) WinForms
20 1415 (2.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5057 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3542 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 1509 (3.08%) Mathematics
4 1190 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 1107 (2.26%) Replication
6 1042 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 1015 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 967 (1.97%) Clustering
9 955 (1.95%) Open Source
10 803 (1.64%) Statistics
11 785 (1.60%) Equities
12 739 (1.51%) User Experience
13 734 (1.50%) Client/Server
14 704 (1.44%) Derivative
15 687 (1.40%) Visualisation
16 676 (1.38%) Hedge funds
17 634 (1.29%) Fixed Income
18 619 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 567 (1.16%) N-Tier
20 456 (0.93%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9494 (19.36%) Windows
2 6057 (12.35%) Linux
3 4906 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2183 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1489 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 969 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 954 (1.95%) Android
8 917 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 735 (1.50%) Solaris
10 726 (1.48%) Windows 7
11 569 (1.16%) Windows XP
12 391 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 357 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 303 (0.62%) CentOS
15 277 (0.56%) AIX
16 153 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 151 (0.31%) Windows Vista
18 118 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
19 111 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
20 110 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11336 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
2 6441 (13.13%) MVC
3 6100 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4554 (9.29%) OO
5 4046 (8.25%) TDD
6 3864 (7.88%) Scrum
7 3707 (7.56%) Software Engineering
8 3489 (7.11%) ETL
9 3410 (6.95%) E-Commerce
10 2687 (5.48%) ITIL
11 2516 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
12 2490 (5.08%) Project Management
13 2403 (4.90%) CRM
14 2302 (4.69%) Analytics
15 2175 (4.44%) Web Development
16 2164 (4.41%) Mentoring
17 2073 (4.23%) Unit Testing
18 2033 (4.15%) Data Modelling
19 1935 (3.95%) Data Analysis
20 1694 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15180 (30.95%) C#
2 10775 (21.97%) JavaScript
3 9670 (19.72%) Java
4 8278 (16.88%) T-SQL
5 3459 (7.05%) PL/SQL
6 3008 (6.13%) VB.NET
7 2772 (5.65%) PHP
8 2716 (5.54%) C++
9 2180 (4.45%) VB
10 2073 (4.23%) Python
11 1732 (3.53%) Perl
12 1679 (3.42%) VBA
13 1294 (2.64%) C
14 1207 (2.46%) Shell Script
15 1112 (2.27%) PowerShell
16 928 (1.89%) Ruby
17 735 (1.50%) VBScript
18 676 (1.38%) Bash Shell
19 525 (1.07%) VB6
20 425 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 7853 (16.01%) Degree
2 1680 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1064 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 985 (2.01%) ISEB
5 673 (1.37%) MCSE
6 618 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 475 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 421 (0.86%) MCITP
9 322 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 311 (0.63%) MCP
10 311 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 298 (0.61%) MCTS
12 276 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 269 (0.55%) CCNA
14 241 (0.49%) MCSA
15 239 (0.49%) DV Cleared
15 239 (0.49%) PhD
16 194 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 183 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
18 161 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2879 (5.87%) QA
2 1017 (2.07%) SLA
3 293 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 235 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 187 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 142 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 113 (0.23%) HL7
8 94 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 70 (0.14%) EMIR
10 64 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 59 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 51 (0.10%) WCAG
13 44 (0.090%) COBIT
14 41 (0.084%) WAI
14 41 (0.084%) Basel II
15 32 (0.065%) TickIT
16 28 (0.057%) ISO 8583
17 22 (0.045%) ISO 14001
18 19 (0.039%) MiFID
19 18 (0.037%) COREP
System Software
1 2414 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 1536 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 877 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 482 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
5 430 (0.88%) vSphere
6 347 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 303 (0.62%) XenApp
8 235 (0.48%) VMware ESX
9 180 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 169 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 132 (0.27%) XenServer
12 109 (0.22%) ISA Server
13 98 (0.20%) HDFS
14 90 (0.18%) Terminal Services
14 90 (0.18%) NFS
15 71 (0.14%) KVM
16 68 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
17 67 (0.14%) Xen
18 58 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
19 51 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 432 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 407 (0.83%) SCCM
3 356 (0.73%) Puppet
4 353 (0.72%) Data Guard
5 281 (0.57%) SCOM
6 272 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 252 (0.51%) Nagios
8 183 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 175 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 150 (0.31%) WSUS
11 139 (0.28%) Backup Exec
12 111 (0.23%) Tivoli
13 106 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 102 (0.21%) OpenView
15 71 (0.14%) Control-M
16 56 (0.11%) MOM
17 49 (0.100%) Ansible
18 47 (0.096%) ITRS Geneos
19 45 (0.092%) Vagrant
20 43 (0.088%) Ambari
Vendors
1 11404 (23.25%) Microsoft
2 10548 (21.51%) Oracle
3 2587 (5.28%) VMware
4 1303 (2.66%) Citrix
5 1196 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 1111 (2.27%) HP
7 1087 (2.22%) SAP
8 1070 (2.18%) Cisco
9 1043 (2.13%) IBM
10 963 (1.96%) Cognos
11 912 (1.86%) Sybase
12 900 (1.84%) JBoss
13 700 (1.43%) Google
14 607 (1.24%) Informatica
15 581 (1.18%) Red Hat
16 531 (1.08%) Tableau
17 430 (0.88%) NetApp
18 402 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
19 303 (0.62%) Zend
20 289 (0.59%) Sun
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 52 minutes ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + health + pension + other
Posted: 1 hour ago
Norwich, Norfolk
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago