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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / England
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 16196 20436 21188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.58% 21.69% 21.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.08% 41.43% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13921 17768 18565
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
42530 49327 49401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 54.05% 52.35% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36571 42930 42685
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 6522 £55,000 +4.76% 921
South East -1 3139 £42,500 - 413
North West 0 1437 £40,000 +6.66% 249
East of England 0 1273 £43,000 +1.17% 135
Yorkshire 0 1184 £40,000 +5.26% 217
South West -4 1019 £40,000 +6.66% 143
West Midlands -2 849 £37,500 -6.25% 154
East Midlands -1 664 £40,000 +6.66% 118
North East +3 97 £35,000 - 30
Midlands -4 5 £38,500 -25.96% 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 12088 (35.58%) SQL Server
2 10697 (31.49%) .NET
3 10619 (31.26%) C#
4 10262 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
5 8615 (25.36%) Finance
6 8216 (24.19%) Microsoft
7 8188 (24.10%) JavaScript
8 7338 (21.60%) HTML
9 7180 (21.14%) Java
10 5742 (16.90%) CSS
11 5688 (16.74%) T-SQL
12 5683 (16.73%) Oracle
13 5540 (16.31%) ASP.NET
14 5411 (15.93%) MVC
15 5288 (15.57%) Windows
16 4920 (14.48%) Degree
17 4823 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
18 4399 (12.95%) MS Excel
19 4265 (12.55%) Linux
20 4016 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 3928 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 3772 (11.10%) XML
23 3606 (10.61%) Web Services
24 3519 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
25 3408 (10.03%) Scrum
26 3303 (9.72%) jQuery
27 3299 (9.71%) TDD
28 3148 (9.27%) Software Engineering
29 3022 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
30 2970 (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 1678 (4.94%) IIS
2 1315 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 931 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 917 (2.70%) Apache
5 801 (2.36%) SAS
6 786 (2.31%) WebSphere
7 738 (2.17%) JBoss
8 626 (1.84%) MS Exchange
9 581 (1.71%) WebLogic
10 579 (1.70%) CMS
11 529 (1.56%) Apache Spark
12 445 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
13 321 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
14 299 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
15 288 (0.85%) Umbraco
16 287 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 276 (0.81%) Confluence
18 201 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
19 185 (0.54%) OpenStack
20 182 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4399 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 1067 (3.14%) MS Office
3 286 (0.84%) SPSS
4 282 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 266 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 125 (0.37%) MS Project
7 67 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 61 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 36 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 16 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (0.044%) EViews
11 15 (0.044%) Stata
12 11 (0.032%) InDesign
13 8 (0.024%) Simulink
14 7 (0.021%) MicroStation
15 6 (0.018%) EngageOne
15 6 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
16 5 (0.015%) Chatbot
17 4 (0.012%) GNU Octave
17 4 (0.012%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 534 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 282 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 215 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 183 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 158 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 146 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 143 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
8 109 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
9 108 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
10 92 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 92 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
11 84 (0.25%) Magento
12 69 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
13 61 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
14 60 (0.18%) Markit EDM
15 58 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
16 57 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
17 54 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
18 51 (0.15%) FastStats
19 50 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2202 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1767 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
3 700 (2.06%) SaaS
4 552 (1.62%) Office 365
5 314 (0.92%) GitHub
6 241 (0.71%) PaaS
7 208 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 206 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 195 (0.57%) IaaS
10 194 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 167 (0.49%) Google Analytics
12 108 (0.32%) Amazon S3
13 76 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
14 67 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
15 55 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
16 51 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 49 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
18 33 (0.097%) Amazon ELB
19 31 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
20 30 (0.088%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 904 (2.66%) Firewall
2 665 (1.96%) DNS
2 665 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 651 (1.92%) Internet
4 563 (1.66%) HTTP
5 545 (1.60%) SAN
6 364 (1.07%) LAN
7 357 (1.05%) WAN
8 338 (0.99%) DHCP
9 280 (0.82%) Intranet
10 265 (0.78%) VPN
11 251 (0.74%) SSL
12 208 (0.61%) VoIP
13 199 (0.59%) FTP
14 167 (0.49%) NAS
15 158 (0.47%) VLAN
16 143 (0.42%) Network Security
17 140 (0.41%) LDAP
18 127 (0.37%) iSCSI
19 106 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12088 (35.58%) SQL Server
2 4016 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3928 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3022 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2433 (7.16%) Relational Database
6 2361 (6.95%) MySQL
7 2165 (6.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2061 (6.07%) NoSQL
9 2023 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 1640 (4.83%) Big Data
11 1603 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 1376 (4.05%) Oracle Database
13 1177 (3.46%) MongoDB
14 989 (2.91%) Hadoop
15 976 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
16 908 (2.67%) RDBMS
17 810 (2.38%) Power BI
18 777 (2.29%) QlikView
19 698 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
20 666 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2155 (6.34%) Git (software)
2 1772 (5.22%) Visual Studio
3 1727 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1376 (4.05%) JIRA
5 1310 (3.86%) Selenium
6 1211 (3.56%) Subversion
7 1136 (3.34%) Jenkins
8 873 (2.57%) Maven
9 776 (2.28%) JUnit
10 649 (1.91%) TeamCity
11 634 (1.87%) NUnit
12 538 (1.58%) Cucumber
13 367 (1.08%) Eclipse
14 345 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 345 (1.02%) WebDriver
15 305 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
16 290 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
17 275 (0.81%) Ant
18 269 (0.79%) SoapUI
19 260 (0.77%) MSTest
General
1 8615 (25.36%) Finance
2 2589 (7.62%) Banking
3 1518 (4.47%) Marketing
4 1469 (4.32%) Retail
5 801 (2.36%) Advertising
6 760 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 736 (2.17%) Front Office
8 696 (2.05%) Legal
9 594 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 576 (1.70%) Investment Banking
11 515 (1.52%) Back Office
12 447 (1.32%) Financial Institution
13 356 (1.05%) Games
14 320 (0.94%) Law
15 282 (0.83%) Publishing
16 236 (0.69%) Electronics
17 173 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 146 (0.43%) Automotive
18 146 (0.43%) Billing
19 116 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15717 (46.27%) Developer
2 6273 (18.47%) Analyst
3 4878 (14.36%) .NET Developer
4 4566 (13.44%) C# Developer
5 3621 (10.66%) SQL Developer
6 3110 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 2706 (7.97%) Senior Developer
8 2539 (7.47%) Java Developer
9 1948 (5.73%) Software Developer
10 1731 (5.10%) DBA
11 1721 (5.07%) Applications Support
12 1675 (4.93%) Support Analyst
13 1511 (4.45%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1392 (4.10%) SQL Analyst
15 1325 (3.90%) Junior
16 1320 (3.89%) Consultant
17 1306 (3.84%) SQL DBA
18 1283 (3.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 1276 (3.76%) Software Engineer
20 1116 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10697 (31.49%) .NET
2 7338 (21.60%) HTML
3 5742 (16.90%) CSS
4 5540 (16.31%) ASP.NET
5 3772 (11.10%) XML
6 3606 (10.61%) Web Services
7 3303 (9.72%) jQuery
8 2829 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 2710 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2451 (7.21%) .NET Framework
11 2084 (6.13%) HTML5
12 2065 (6.08%) WCF
13 1783 (5.25%) Spring
14 1599 (4.71%) REST
15 1523 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1350 (3.97%) WPF
17 1317 (3.88%) Entity Framework
18 1296 (3.82%) SOAP
19 1207 (3.55%) Ajax
20 1059 (3.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3519 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2777 (8.17%) Computer Science
3 854 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 723 (2.13%) Fintech
5 722 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 650 (1.91%) Mobile App
7 647 (1.90%) Clustering
8 639 (1.88%) Replication
9 573 (1.69%) User Experience
10 549 (1.62%) Algorithms
11 526 (1.55%) Data Structures
12 474 (1.40%) Data Centre
13 472 (1.39%) Hedge funds
14 453 (1.33%) Fixed Income
15 408 (1.20%) iPad
16 385 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 384 (1.13%) Client/Server
18 364 (1.07%) Derivative
19 345 (1.02%) Equities
20 209 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5288 (15.57%) Windows
2 4265 (12.55%) Linux
3 2552 (7.51%) Unix
4 2037 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 918 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 814 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 576 (1.70%) Android
8 500 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 333 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 331 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 314 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 239 (0.70%) CentOS
13 228 (0.67%) Solaris
14 181 (0.53%) Windows 10
15 143 (0.42%) Windows 8
16 127 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 83 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 80 (0.24%) Windows XP
19 78 (0.23%) AIX
20 53 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10262 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
2 5411 (15.93%) MVC
3 4823 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
4 3408 (10.03%) Scrum
5 3299 (9.71%) TDD
6 3148 (9.27%) Software Engineering
7 2681 (7.89%) ETL
8 2677 (7.88%) OO
9 2617 (7.70%) Analytics
10 2385 (7.02%) Web Development
11 2368 (6.97%) SDLC
12 2231 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
13 1874 (5.52%) ITIL
14 1618 (4.76%) Unit Testing
15 1594 (4.69%) E-Commerce
16 1587 (4.67%) CRM
17 1569 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
18 1532 (4.51%) Data Modelling
19 1506 (4.43%) DevOps
20 1499 (4.41%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 10619 (31.26%) C#
2 8188 (24.10%) JavaScript
3 7180 (21.14%) Java
4 5688 (16.74%) T-SQL
5 2970 (8.74%) Python
6 2046 (6.02%) PL/SQL
7 1764 (5.19%) C++
8 1565 (4.61%) PHP
9 1462 (4.30%) VB.NET
10 1283 (3.78%) PowerShell
11 900 (2.65%) Perl
12 890 (2.62%) VB
13 885 (2.61%) VBA
14 854 (2.51%) Shell Script
15 852 (2.51%) R
16 842 (2.48%) C
17 743 (2.19%) Ruby
18 702 (2.07%) Bash Shell
19 588 (1.73%) Scala
20 337 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4920 (14.48%) Degree
2 900 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 705 (2.08%) ISEB
4 628 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 622 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 322 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 303 (0.89%) MCSE
8 264 (0.78%) PhD
9 250 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 214 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 207 (0.61%) CCNA
12 173 (0.51%) PMI Certification
13 169 (0.50%) MCSA
14 151 (0.44%) DV Cleared
15 143 (0.42%) MCITP
16 140 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
17 122 (0.36%) CISSP
18 115 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 111 (0.33%) PMP
20 109 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1944 (5.72%) QA
2 624 (1.84%) SLA
3 530 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 236 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 129 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 103 (0.30%) MiFID
7 90 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 62 (0.18%) SDET
9 46 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 42 (0.12%) EMIR
10 42 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 37 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
12 35 (0.10%) COBIT
13 29 (0.085%) HL7
14 27 (0.079%) IFRS
15 25 (0.074%) IFRS 9
16 23 (0.068%) Basel II
17 22 (0.065%) Basel III
17 22 (0.065%) WAI
18 18 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1616 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 998 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 564 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 491 (1.45%) Docker
5 325 (0.96%) vSphere
6 205 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 184 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
8 181 (0.53%) XenApp
9 157 (0.46%) Xen
10 139 (0.41%) XenServer
11 113 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 97 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 91 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 90 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
15 89 (0.26%) VMware ESX
16 88 (0.26%) Firmware
17 76 (0.22%) NFS
18 64 (0.19%) HDFS
19 59 (0.17%) Apache Flume
20 56 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 651 (1.92%) Puppet
2 501 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 363 (1.07%) Ansible
4 287 (0.84%) SCCM
5 265 (0.78%) Nagios
6 230 (0.68%) SCOM
7 148 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 127 (0.37%) Control-M
9 119 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 118 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
11 114 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
12 101 (0.30%) Data Guard
13 92 (0.27%) Backup Exec
14 87 (0.26%) Cobbler
15 85 (0.25%) NetBackup
16 83 (0.24%) SCVMM
17 80 (0.24%) Kibana
17 80 (0.24%) Kubernetes
18 69 (0.20%) WSUS
19 65 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 8216 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 5683 (16.73%) Oracle
3 1596 (4.70%) VMware
4 1181 (3.48%) Tableau
5 752 (2.21%) SAP
6 733 (2.16%) Cisco
7 721 (2.12%) IBM
8 701 (2.06%) Citrix
9 672 (1.98%) Google
10 642 (1.89%) HP
11 514 (1.51%) Red Hat
12 498 (1.47%) Sybase
13 449 (1.32%) Cognos
14 330 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
15 303 (0.89%) Informatica
16 278 (0.82%) NetApp
17 234 (0.69%) Adobe
18 232 (0.68%) EMC
19 216 (0.64%) Talend
20 193 (0.57%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Car allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Marks Sattin
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 11 hours ago