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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 23129 23075 24601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.64% 22.70% 23.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.88% 42.21% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19916 20291 21770
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
53941 54662 57814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.47% 53.78% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45901 47576 50958
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 9568 £51,500 +3.00% 1130
South East 0 4534 £40,000 - 567
North West 0 1898 £35,750 +2.14% 354
East of England 0 1712 £40,000 +9.58% 205
Yorkshire -1 1658 £37,000 +5.71% 267
West Midlands 0 1429 £35,650 -4.93% 191
South West 0 1371 £36,500 +4.28% 320
East Midlands 0 820 £37,500 +2.73% 99
North East +3 173 £35,000 -1.40% 48
Midlands -3 11 £52,500 +16.66% 3
South Coast -2 1 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18252 (38.26%) SQL Server
2 15927 (33.39%) .NET
3 14715 (30.85%) C#
4 11394 (23.89%) Finance
5 11012 (23.09%) Microsoft
6 10962 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
7 10765 (22.57%) HTML
8 10735 (22.50%) JavaScript
9 10183 (21.35%) Oracle
10 9240 (19.37%) Java
11 9208 (19.30%) Windows
12 9175 (19.23%) ASP.NET
13 8262 (17.32%) CSS
14 7859 (16.48%) T-SQL
15 7595 (15.92%) Degree
16 7058 (14.80%) XML
17 6860 (14.38%) MS Excel
18 6370 (13.35%) MVC
19 5937 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
20 5886 (12.34%) Linux
21 5637 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 5515 (11.56%) Web Services
23 5489 (11.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 5112 (10.72%) jQuery
25 4877 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
26 4829 (10.12%) UNIX
27 4321 (9.06%) OO
28 4284 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
29 4079 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
30 3949 (8.28%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3036 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 2653 (5.56%) IIS
3 1500 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 1438 (3.01%) Apache
5 1077 (2.26%) MS Exchange
6 1018 (2.13%) SAS
7 898 (1.88%) CMS
8 831 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 823 (1.73%) JBoss
10 695 (1.46%) WebLogic
11 557 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 501 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 476 (1.00%) Node.js
14 474 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
15 434 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
16 350 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
17 290 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
18 286 (0.60%) Apache Solr
19 263 (0.55%) WordPress
20 251 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6860 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 1982 (4.16%) MS Office
3 390 (0.82%) SPSS
4 376 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 303 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 256 (0.54%) PowerPivot
7 246 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 165 (0.35%) MS Project
9 153 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 124 (0.26%) InfoPath
11 76 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 39 (0.082%) FastStats
13 37 (0.078%) Fireworks
14 31 (0.065%) S-PLUS
14 31 (0.065%) CPLEX
15 29 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 18 (0.038%) Stata
17 17 (0.036%) Mingle
18 14 (0.029%) InDesign
19 12 (0.025%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 673 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 608 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 525 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 303 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
5 271 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
6 263 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
7 233 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
8 218 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
9 202 (0.42%) Magento
10 194 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
11 188 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 188 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
12 183 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 156 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
14 151 (0.32%) Agresso
15 127 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
16 116 (0.24%) Markit EDM
17 92 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
18 87 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
19 80 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 855 (1.79%) SaaS
2 737 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 559 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 242 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 215 (0.45%) Office 365
6 169 (0.35%) GitHub
7 115 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 92 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 85 (0.18%) PaaS
10 83 (0.17%) IaaS
11 68 (0.14%) Trello
12 36 (0.075%) Heroku
13 32 (0.067%) Force.com
14 30 (0.063%) Joyent
15 28 (0.059%) Amazon SQS
16 22 (0.046%) Route 53
17 21 (0.044%) Taleo
18 16 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
19 15 (0.031%) ElastiCache
19 15 (0.031%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1305 (2.74%) SAN
2 1147 (2.40%) Firewall
3 1136 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1108 (2.32%) Internet
5 1077 (2.26%) DNS
6 1004 (2.10%) HTTP
7 623 (1.31%) WAN
8 621 (1.30%) DHCP
8 621 (1.30%) LAN
9 480 (1.01%) VPN
10 431 (0.90%) Intranet
11 350 (0.73%) FTP
12 331 (0.69%) NAS
13 304 (0.64%) VoIP
14 261 (0.55%) SSL
15 207 (0.43%) LDAP
16 156 (0.33%) Network Security
17 154 (0.32%) SMTP
18 143 (0.30%) Wireless
19 141 (0.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18252 (38.26%) SQL Server
2 5637 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5489 (11.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4284 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 4079 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
6 3917 (8.21%) Relational Database
7 3444 (7.22%) MySQL
8 3024 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2641 (5.54%) Oracle Database
10 2122 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 2059 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 1715 (3.60%) RDBMS
13 1115 (2.34%) Big Data
14 1075 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1019 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
16 1002 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
17 969 (2.03%) NoSQL
18 955 (2.00%) OLAP
19 773 (1.62%) Data Mining
20 749 (1.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3006 (6.30%) Visual Studio
2 1967 (4.12%) Subversion
3 1886 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 1572 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 1361 (2.85%) Selenium
6 1030 (2.16%) JIRA
7 964 (2.02%) Maven
8 887 (1.86%) JUnit
9 845 (1.77%) NUnit
10 809 (1.70%) Eclipse
11 730 (1.53%) Jenkins
12 633 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
13 542 (1.14%) Ant
14 504 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
15 448 (0.94%) Cucumber
16 427 (0.90%) TeamCity
17 409 (0.86%) WebDriver
18 398 (0.83%) Toad
19 362 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 356 (0.75%) Hudson
General
1 11394 (23.89%) Finance
2 3146 (6.60%) Banking
3 2236 (4.69%) Retail
4 1976 (4.14%) Marketing
5 1469 (3.08%) Front Office
6 1299 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 1092 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 913 (1.91%) Advertising
9 760 (1.59%) Back Office
10 740 (1.55%) Legal
11 659 (1.38%) Games
12 616 (1.29%) Law
13 528 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 429 (0.90%) Financial Institution
15 359 (0.75%) Publishing
16 310 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
17 276 (0.58%) French Language
18 229 (0.48%) Billing
19 189 (0.40%) Automotive
20 135 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22157 (46.45%) Developer
2 9631 (20.19%) Analyst
3 5188 (10.88%) .NET Developer
4 3970 (8.32%) C# Developer
5 3503 (7.34%) Senior Developer
6 3142 (6.59%) Java Developer
7 2808 (5.89%) Support Analyst
8 2699 (5.66%) Applications Support
9 2681 (5.62%) DBA
10 2625 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 2372 (4.97%) Software Developer
12 2247 (4.71%) SQL Developer
13 2069 (4.34%) Consultant
14 1933 (4.05%) Web Developer
15 1741 (3.65%) Business Analyst
16 1683 (3.53%) SQL DBA
17 1609 (3.37%) Administrator
18 1567 (3.29%) Junior
18 1567 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
19 1441 (3.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15927 (33.39%) .NET
2 10765 (22.57%) HTML
3 9175 (19.23%) ASP.NET
4 8262 (17.32%) CSS
5 7058 (14.80%) XML
6 5515 (11.56%) Web Services
7 5112 (10.72%) jQuery
8 3482 (7.30%) .NET Framework
9 3052 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3031 (6.35%) WCF
11 2704 (5.67%) HTML5
12 2641 (5.54%) Ajax
13 2468 (5.17%) Spring
14 2095 (4.39%) J2EE
15 1972 (4.13%) SOAP
16 1721 (3.61%) WPF
17 1484 (3.11%) Hibernate
17 1484 (3.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 1435 (3.01%) CSS3
19 1357 (2.84%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4877 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3431 (7.19%) Computer Science
3 1440 (3.02%) Mathematics
4 1224 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 1063 (2.23%) Replication
6 960 (2.01%) Open Source
7 959 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 953 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 941 (1.97%) Clustering
10 772 (1.62%) Statistics
11 768 (1.61%) Equities
12 737 (1.55%) Visualisation
13 699 (1.47%) Derivative
14 696 (1.46%) Client/Server
15 694 (1.45%) User Experience
16 669 (1.40%) Fixed Income
17 639 (1.34%) Hedge funds
18 613 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 549 (1.15%) Data Structures
20 543 (1.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9208 (19.30%) Windows
2 5886 (12.34%) Linux
3 4829 (10.12%) UNIX
4 2081 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1454 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 892 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 858 (1.80%) Android
8 843 (1.77%) Apple iOS
9 730 (1.53%) Windows 7
10 713 (1.49%) Solaris
11 599 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 421 (0.88%) Windows 8
13 361 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 307 (0.64%) CentOS
15 270 (0.57%) AIX
16 151 (0.32%) Windows Vista
17 145 (0.30%) Ubuntu
18 142 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
19 88 (0.18%) HPUX
20 84 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10962 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
2 6370 (13.35%) MVC
3 5937 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
4 4321 (9.06%) OO
5 3949 (8.28%) TDD
6 3720 (7.80%) Scrum
7 3517 (7.37%) Software Engineering
8 3412 (7.15%) ETL
9 3225 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 2761 (5.79%) ITIL
11 2486 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
12 2343 (4.91%) Project Management
13 2339 (4.90%) CRM
14 2204 (4.62%) Analytics
15 2131 (4.47%) Mentoring
16 2067 (4.33%) Web Development
17 2033 (4.26%) Unit Testing
18 1930 (4.05%) Data Modelling
19 1902 (3.99%) Data Analysis
20 1685 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14715 (30.85%) C#
2 10735 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 9240 (19.37%) Java
4 7859 (16.48%) T-SQL
5 3510 (7.36%) PL/SQL
6 2823 (5.92%) VB.NET
7 2678 (5.61%) PHP
8 2569 (5.39%) C++
9 2146 (4.50%) VB
10 2070 (4.34%) Python
11 1758 (3.69%) Perl
12 1613 (3.38%) VBA
13 1175 (2.46%) Shell Script
14 1150 (2.41%) C
15 1106 (2.32%) PowerShell
16 885 (1.86%) Ruby
17 708 (1.48%) Bash Shell
18 688 (1.44%) VBScript
19 512 (1.07%) VB6
20 392 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 7595 (15.92%) Degree
2 1511 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1126 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 910 (1.91%) ISEB
5 675 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 621 (1.30%) MCSE
7 458 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 358 (0.75%) MCITP
9 303 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 288 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 262 (0.55%) MCTS
12 259 (0.54%) MCP
13 254 (0.53%) DV Cleared
14 252 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 246 (0.52%) CCNA
16 220 (0.46%) PhD
17 211 (0.44%) MCSA
18 177 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
19 164 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 139 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2722 (5.71%) QA
2 1020 (2.14%) SLA
3 289 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 229 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 174 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 145 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 93 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 67 (0.14%) HL7
9 61 (0.13%) EMIR
10 58 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 46 (0.096%) WCAG
12 39 (0.082%) WAI
13 37 (0.078%) COBIT
14 34 (0.071%) Basel II
15 32 (0.067%) Solvency II
16 26 (0.055%) ISO 14001
17 25 (0.052%) ISO 8583
17 25 (0.052%) TickIT
18 24 (0.050%) Basel III
19 23 (0.048%) COREP
System Software
1 2333 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 1476 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 882 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 503 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
5 405 (0.85%) vSphere
6 340 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 316 (0.66%) XenApp
8 219 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 175 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 172 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 136 (0.29%) ISA Server
12 130 (0.27%) XenServer
13 104 (0.22%) Terminal Services
14 95 (0.20%) HDFS
15 94 (0.20%) NFS
16 79 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
17 64 (0.13%) Firmware
18 59 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
18 59 (0.12%) UAG
19 54 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 448 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 444 (0.93%) SCCM
3 372 (0.78%) Puppet
4 364 (0.76%) Data Guard
5 316 (0.66%) SCOM
6 271 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 253 (0.53%) Nagios
8 190 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 183 (0.38%) NetBackup
10 151 (0.32%) WSUS
11 130 (0.27%) Backup Exec
12 119 (0.25%) Tivoli
13 106 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 99 (0.21%) OpenView
15 64 (0.13%) Control-M
16 61 (0.13%) SCVMM
17 58 (0.12%) Ansible
18 57 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
19 54 (0.11%) MOM
20 49 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11012 (23.09%) Microsoft
2 10183 (21.35%) Oracle
3 2470 (5.18%) VMware
4 1254 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1153 (2.42%) Business Objects
6 1082 (2.27%) HP
7 1050 (2.20%) Cisco
8 1042 (2.18%) IBM
9 945 (1.98%) SAP
10 919 (1.93%) Cognos
11 909 (1.91%) Sybase
12 669 (1.40%) Google
13 577 (1.21%) Informatica
14 562 (1.18%) Red Hat
15 512 (1.07%) Tableau
16 385 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
17 384 (0.81%) NetApp
18 315 (0.66%) Zend
19 296 (0.62%) Sun
20 262 (0.55%) EMC
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