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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 22536 23180 25027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.46% 22.67% 22.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.56% 42.30% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 19724 19759 22382
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
52955 54800 60073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.42% 53.60% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 45748 46683 53439
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 9158 £52,500 +5.00% 965
South East 0 4488 £40,000 - 488
East of England 0 1794 £40,000 +6.66% 198
North West 0 1706 £37,500 +7.14% 229
Yorkshire -1 1685 £37,500 +7.14% 217
West Midlands 0 1396 £37,500 +7.14% 156
South West 0 1355 £36,500 +4.28% 229
East Midlands +2 803 £37,500 - 89
North East +1 167 £35,000 +4.47% 27
Midlands -13 7 £48,750 -7.14% 6
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17467 (38.04%) SQL Server
2 14980 (32.63%) .NET
3 14046 (30.59%) C#
4 11125 (24.23%) Finance
5 10938 (23.82%) Microsoft
6 10665 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
7 10537 (22.95%) JavaScript
8 10393 (22.64%) HTML
9 9518 (20.73%) Oracle
10 9221 (20.08%) Windows
11 8725 (19.00%) ASP.NET
12 8625 (18.78%) Java
13 8185 (17.83%) CSS
14 7488 (16.31%) T-SQL
15 7205 (15.69%) Degree
16 6622 (14.42%) MS Excel
17 6567 (14.30%) XML
18 6419 (13.98%) MVC
19 5822 (12.68%) Linux
20 5788 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
21 5387 (11.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 5331 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 5092 (11.09%) jQuery
24 5074 (11.05%) Web Services
25 4819 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
26 4815 (10.49%) UNIX
27 4140 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
28 4115 (8.96%) OO
29 3888 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
30 3815 (8.31%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2985 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 2630 (5.73%) IIS
3 1386 (3.02%) Tomcat
4 1330 (2.90%) Apache
5 1088 (2.37%) MS Exchange
6 952 (2.07%) SAS
7 856 (1.86%) CMS
8 758 (1.65%) JBoss
9 738 (1.61%) WebSphere
10 724 (1.58%) WebLogic
11 591 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 512 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 492 (1.07%) Node.js
14 477 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
15 455 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
16 358 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
17 306 (0.67%) Apache Solr
18 285 (0.62%) WordPress
19 282 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
20 261 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6622 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 1995 (4.34%) MS Office
3 416 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 345 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 313 (0.68%) PowerPivot
6 307 (0.67%) SPSS
7 228 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 155 (0.34%) MS Project
9 134 (0.29%) InfoPath
9 134 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
10 67 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 30 (0.065%) FastStats
12 27 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 25 (0.054%) Fireworks
14 24 (0.052%) S-PLUS
15 18 (0.039%) CPLEX
16 16 (0.035%) Weka
17 15 (0.033%) Stata
17 15 (0.033%) AutoCAD
18 13 (0.028%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 723 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 602 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 550 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 282 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
5 265 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
6 257 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
7 248 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
8 226 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
9 222 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
10 209 (0.46%) Google Analytics
11 181 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
12 161 (0.35%) Agresso
13 151 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
14 141 (0.31%) Magento
15 139 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 102 (0.22%) Markit EDM
17 92 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
18 80 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
19 78 (0.17%) SAP Business One
20 74 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 842 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 771 (1.68%) SaaS
3 556 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 279 (0.61%) Office 365
5 228 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 187 (0.41%) GitHub
7 123 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 105 (0.23%) PaaS
9 97 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 71 (0.15%) IaaS
11 65 (0.14%) Trello
12 48 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
13 46 (0.10%) Heroku
14 37 (0.081%) Force.com
15 30 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
16 25 (0.054%) Route 53
17 22 (0.048%) Taleo
18 18 (0.039%) Google App Engine
18 18 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
19 16 (0.035%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 1217 (2.65%) Firewall
2 1213 (2.64%) SAN
3 1145 (2.49%) DNS
4 1090 (2.37%) TCP/IP
5 1058 (2.30%) Internet
6 972 (2.12%) HTTP
7 695 (1.51%) LAN
8 693 (1.51%) WAN
9 650 (1.42%) DHCP
10 529 (1.15%) VPN
11 366 (0.80%) Intranet
12 354 (0.77%) FTP
13 301 (0.66%) NAS
14 275 (0.60%) VoIP
15 273 (0.59%) SSL
16 217 (0.47%) LDAP
17 178 (0.39%) Network Security
18 165 (0.36%) Wireless
19 153 (0.33%) SMTP
20 145 (0.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17467 (38.04%) SQL Server
2 5387 (11.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5331 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4140 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 3888 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
6 3632 (7.91%) Relational Database
7 3358 (7.31%) MySQL
8 2910 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2372 (5.17%) Oracle Database
10 2208 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 1858 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 1622 (3.53%) RDBMS
13 1155 (2.52%) Big Data
14 1094 (2.38%) NoSQL
15 1024 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
16 931 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
17 905 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
18 836 (1.82%) OLAP
19 776 (1.69%) MongoDB
20 768 (1.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2948 (6.42%) Visual Studio
2 1966 (4.28%) Subversion
3 1934 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1705 (3.71%) Git (software)
5 1258 (2.74%) Selenium
6 1126 (2.45%) JIRA
7 948 (2.06%) Maven
8 886 (1.93%) JUnit
9 881 (1.92%) NUnit
10 806 (1.76%) Jenkins
11 779 (1.70%) Eclipse
12 734 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
13 494 (1.08%) Ant
14 486 (1.06%) TeamCity
15 442 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
16 432 (0.94%) Cucumber
17 429 (0.93%) WebDriver
18 393 (0.86%) Toad
19 346 (0.75%) Hudson
20 329 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 11125 (24.23%) Finance
2 2953 (6.43%) Banking
3 2140 (4.66%) Retail
4 1851 (4.03%) Marketing
5 1364 (2.97%) Front Office
6 1259 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 1033 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 878 (1.91%) Advertising
9 749 (1.63%) Legal
10 658 (1.43%) Back Office
11 637 (1.39%) Law
12 583 (1.27%) Games
13 478 (1.04%) Manufacturing
14 447 (0.97%) Financial Institution
15 337 (0.73%) Publishing
16 261 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 246 (0.54%) French Language
18 230 (0.50%) Billing
19 143 (0.31%) Automotive
20 126 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21212 (46.20%) Developer
2 8966 (19.53%) Analyst
3 4865 (10.60%) .NET Developer
4 3663 (7.98%) C# Developer
5 3236 (7.05%) Senior Developer
6 2912 (6.34%) Java Developer
7 2779 (6.05%) Support Analyst
8 2670 (5.82%) Applications Support
9 2644 (5.76%) DBA
10 2420 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 2263 (4.93%) Software Developer
12 2057 (4.48%) Consultant
13 1984 (4.32%) SQL Developer
14 1845 (4.02%) Web Developer
15 1660 (3.62%) Administrator
16 1619 (3.53%) SQL DBA
17 1578 (3.44%) Business Analyst
18 1533 (3.34%) Junior
19 1403 (3.06%) Software Engineer
20 1402 (3.05%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14980 (32.63%) .NET
2 10393 (22.64%) HTML
3 8725 (19.00%) ASP.NET
4 8185 (17.83%) CSS
5 6567 (14.30%) XML
6 5092 (11.09%) jQuery
7 5074 (11.05%) Web Services
8 3482 (7.58%) .NET Framework
9 3050 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2761 (6.01%) HTML5
11 2760 (6.01%) WCF
12 2591 (5.64%) Ajax
13 2383 (5.19%) Spring
14 1955 (4.26%) J2EE
15 1809 (3.94%) SOAP
16 1610 (3.51%) WPF
17 1515 (3.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 1471 (3.20%) CSS3
19 1371 (2.99%) Hibernate
20 1338 (2.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4819 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3270 (7.12%) Computer Science
3 1354 (2.95%) Mathematics
4 1225 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 1067 (2.32%) Replication
6 990 (2.16%) Open Source
7 954 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 945 (2.06%) Clustering
9 935 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 726 (1.58%) Statistics
11 692 (1.51%) Visualisation
12 683 (1.49%) Equities
12 683 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 683 (1.49%) User Experience
13 647 (1.41%) Derivative
14 617 (1.34%) Hedge funds
15 614 (1.34%) Fixed Income
16 559 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 519 (1.13%) N-Tier
18 488 (1.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9221 (20.08%) Windows
2 5822 (12.68%) Linux
3 4815 (10.49%) UNIX
4 2022 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 1445 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1016 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 787 (1.71%) Android
8 786 (1.71%) Apple iOS
9 732 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 699 (1.52%) Solaris
11 593 (1.29%) Windows XP
12 430 (0.94%) Windows 8
13 363 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 279 (0.61%) AIX
15 276 (0.60%) CentOS
16 163 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
17 151 (0.33%) Windows Vista
18 147 (0.32%) Ubuntu
19 84 (0.18%) Debian
20 81 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10665 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6419 (13.98%) MVC
3 5788 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
4 4115 (8.96%) OO
5 3815 (8.31%) TDD
6 3569 (7.77%) Scrum
7 3368 (7.34%) Software Engineering
8 3310 (7.21%) ETL
9 2929 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 2731 (5.95%) ITIL
11 2403 (5.23%) Performance Tuning
12 2250 (4.90%) CRM
13 2170 (4.73%) Project Management
14 2126 (4.63%) Analytics
15 2077 (4.52%) Mentoring
16 1947 (4.24%) Web Development
17 1926 (4.19%) Unit Testing
18 1804 (3.93%) Data Analysis
19 1781 (3.88%) Data Modelling
20 1758 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14046 (30.59%) C#
2 10537 (22.95%) JavaScript
3 8625 (18.78%) Java
4 7488 (16.31%) T-SQL
5 3520 (7.67%) PL/SQL
6 2668 (5.81%) VB.NET
7 2643 (5.76%) PHP
8 2361 (5.14%) C++
9 2090 (4.55%) Python
10 1865 (4.06%) VB
11 1770 (3.85%) Perl
12 1607 (3.50%) VBA
13 1203 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 1148 (2.50%) Shell Script
15 961 (2.09%) C
16 891 (1.94%) Ruby
17 716 (1.56%) Bash Shell
18 615 (1.34%) VBScript
19 482 (1.05%) VB6
20 375 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 7205 (15.69%) Degree
2 1472 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 1178 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 948 (2.06%) ISEB
5 752 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 594 (1.29%) MCSE
7 520 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 366 (0.80%) MCITP
9 340 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 301 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 300 (0.65%) DV Cleared
12 290 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
13 261 (0.57%) CCNA
14 256 (0.56%) MCP
15 248 (0.54%) MCTS
16 242 (0.53%) MCSA
17 229 (0.50%) PhD
18 184 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
19 170 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 147 (0.32%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2520 (5.49%) QA
2 1067 (2.32%) SLA
3 283 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 229 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 162 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 154 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 97 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 61 (0.13%) HL7
9 51 (0.11%) EMIR
10 42 (0.091%) COBIT
10 42 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
11 37 (0.081%) Basel II
12 35 (0.076%) Solvency II
13 33 (0.072%) WCAG
14 32 (0.070%) WAI
15 28 (0.061%) ISO 14001
16 25 (0.054%) Basel III
17 21 (0.046%) ISO 8583
17 21 (0.046%) TickIT
18 20 (0.044%) COREP
System Software
1 2407 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 1471 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 941 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 437 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
5 431 (0.94%) vSphere
6 314 (0.68%) XenApp
7 304 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
8 209 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 193 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 154 (0.34%) ISA Server
11 135 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 132 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 118 (0.26%) XenServer
14 89 (0.19%) NFS
15 76 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
16 74 (0.16%) HDFS
17 71 (0.15%) Firmware
18 59 (0.13%) Terminal Server
19 56 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
20 53 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 443 (0.96%) SCCM
2 413 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 409 (0.89%) Puppet
4 343 (0.75%) SCOM
5 337 (0.73%) Data Guard
6 289 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 246 (0.54%) Nagios
8 171 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 164 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 138 (0.30%) Tivoli
11 127 (0.28%) Backup Exec
12 112 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 111 (0.24%) WSUS
14 92 (0.20%) OpenView
15 84 (0.18%) SCVMM
16 71 (0.15%) Control-M
17 61 (0.13%) Netcool
18 58 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
18 58 (0.13%) Ansible
19 54 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 10938 (23.82%) Microsoft
2 9518 (20.73%) Oracle
3 2459 (5.36%) VMware
4 1232 (2.68%) Citrix
5 1099 (2.39%) HP
6 1049 (2.28%) Cisco
7 1036 (2.26%) Business Objects
8 999 (2.18%) IBM
9 882 (1.92%) SAP
10 874 (1.90%) Sybase
11 803 (1.75%) Cognos
12 650 (1.42%) Google
13 561 (1.22%) Informatica
14 558 (1.22%) Red Hat
15 492 (1.07%) Tableau
16 367 (0.80%) NetApp
17 357 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
18 348 (0.76%) Zend
19 299 (0.65%) Sun
20 278 (0.61%) EMC
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Wow
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Holiday, Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago