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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 19243 22848 25440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.89% 22.09% 22.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.27% 42.58% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16815 19751 22128
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,413 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
49004 53653 59687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.19% 51.88% 52.57%
Number of salaries quoted 42950 46218 51317
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 June 2016.

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 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 7958 £55,000 +4.76% 853
South East -1 4041 £42,500 +1.19% 444
East of England -1 1403 £42,500 +2.40% 161
Yorkshire 0 1305 £37,500 -5.06% 186
West Midlands 0 1257 £37,500 - 155
North West 0 1244 £37,500 -1.31% 245
South West 0 1160 £40,000 +14.28% 141
East Midlands +1 723 £40,000 - 102
North East +6 152 £35,500 +1.42% 34
Midlands -6 10 £52,500 +5.00% 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 14806 (37.22%) SQL Server
2 12178 (30.61%) .NET
3 11637 (29.25%) C#
4 10723 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10508 (26.41%) Finance
6 9651 (24.26%) JavaScript
7 9631 (24.21%) Microsoft
8 8340 (20.96%) HTML
9 8006 (20.12%) Oracle
10 7797 (19.60%) Java
11 7014 (17.63%) Windows
12 6717 (16.88%) Degree
13 6561 (16.49%) CSS
14 6429 (16.16%) T-SQL
15 6416 (16.13%) ASP.NET
16 5883 (14.79%) MVC
17 5731 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
18 5359 (13.47%) MS Excel
19 4902 (12.32%) Linux
20 4861 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 4819 (12.11%) XML
22 4745 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 4498 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
24 4321 (10.86%) Web Services
25 4103 (10.31%) jQuery
26 3728 (9.37%) Data Warehouse
27 3701 (9.30%) TDD
28 3630 (9.12%) Scrum
29 3526 (8.86%) Software Engineering
29 3526 (8.86%) Computer Science

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 1963 (4.93%) IIS
2 1753 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 1171 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1109 (2.79%) Apache
5 989 (2.49%) SAS
6 847 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 799 (2.01%) JBoss
8 739 (1.86%) WebSphere
9 732 (1.84%) CMS
10 627 (1.58%) WebLogic
11 610 (1.53%) Apache Spark
12 449 (1.13%) Confluence
13 428 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 361 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
15 357 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
16 330 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
17 282 (0.71%) Skype for Business
18 261 (0.66%) Apache Pig
19 247 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
20 221 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5359 (13.47%) MS Excel
2 1666 (4.19%) MS Office
3 362 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 312 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 267 (0.67%) SPSS
6 153 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 106 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 101 (0.25%) MS Project
9 43 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 37 (0.093%) InfoPath
11 30 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
13 8 (0.020%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.020%) HipChat
13 8 (0.020%) Weka
14 7 (0.018%) InDesign
14 7 (0.018%) S-PLUS
15 6 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
16 5 (0.013%) Mathematica
16 5 (0.013%) Stata
Business Applications
1 593 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 428 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 219 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 217 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
5 212 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
6 208 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
7 182 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
8 173 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 127 (0.32%) Magento
10 116 (0.29%) Markit EDM
11 110 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
12 97 (0.24%) SAP Business One
13 73 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
14 70 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
14 70 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
15 61 (0.15%) thinkFolio
16 59 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
17 54 (0.14%) FastStats
18 52 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
19 51 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1440 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1330 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 773 (1.94%) SaaS
4 565 (1.42%) Office 365
5 303 (0.76%) GitHub
6 207 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 201 (0.51%) IaaS
8 195 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 195 (0.49%) PaaS
9 186 (0.47%) Google Analytics
10 106 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 54 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 39 (0.098%) Adobe Analytics
12 39 (0.098%) Amazon EMR
13 36 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
13 36 (0.090%) Force.com
14 35 (0.088%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 32 (0.080%) Amazon SQS
15 32 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
16 30 (0.075%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1222 (3.07%) Firewall
2 848 (2.13%) SAN
3 817 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 771 (1.94%) DNS
5 646 (1.62%) Internet
6 612 (1.54%) HTTP
7 571 (1.44%) WAN
8 548 (1.38%) LAN
9 415 (1.04%) DHCP
10 336 (0.84%) VPN
11 312 (0.78%) NAS
12 309 (0.78%) SSL
13 236 (0.59%) Intranet
14 222 (0.56%) VoIP
15 185 (0.47%) Network Security
16 183 (0.46%) FTP
17 181 (0.45%) VLAN
18 174 (0.44%) LDAP
19 158 (0.40%) SMTP
20 119 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14806 (37.22%) SQL Server
2 4861 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4745 (11.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3728 (9.37%) Data Warehouse
5 3066 (7.71%) Relational Database
6 2850 (7.16%) MySQL
7 2812 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 2339 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2217 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 1946 (4.89%) Oracle Database
11 1843 (4.63%) NoSQL
12 1735 (4.36%) Big Data
13 1244 (3.13%) Hadoop
14 1198 (3.01%) RDBMS
15 1172 (2.95%) SQL Server 2014
16 1074 (2.70%) MongoDB
17 1066 (2.68%) QlikView
18 1049 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
19 1045 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
20 1039 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2335 (5.87%) Git (software)
2 2247 (5.65%) Visual Studio
3 1945 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1599 (4.02%) JIRA
5 1528 (3.84%) Selenium
6 1469 (3.69%) Subversion
7 1116 (2.81%) JUnit
8 1097 (2.76%) Jenkins
9 869 (2.18%) Maven
10 699 (1.76%) NUnit
11 642 (1.61%) TeamCity
12 610 (1.53%) Cucumber
13 549 (1.38%) Eclipse
14 432 (1.09%) WebDriver
15 399 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
16 354 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 350 (0.88%) Ant
18 337 (0.85%) SoapUI
19 290 (0.73%) SpecFlow
20 276 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 10508 (26.41%) Finance
2 2657 (6.68%) Banking
3 1889 (4.75%) Marketing
4 1812 (4.55%) Retail
5 1103 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 969 (2.44%) Front Office
7 666 (1.67%) Legal
8 664 (1.67%) Games
9 659 (1.66%) Advertising
10 645 (1.62%) Investment Banking
11 622 (1.56%) Back Office
12 608 (1.53%) Manufacturing
13 562 (1.41%) Law
14 382 (0.96%) Financial Institution
15 343 (0.86%) Publishing
16 311 (0.78%) Billing
17 237 (0.60%) Electronics
18 221 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
19 186 (0.47%) Automotive
20 136 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18459 (46.40%) Developer
2 7845 (19.72%) Analyst
3 5519 (13.87%) .NET Developer
4 5280 (13.27%) C# Developer
5 5061 (12.72%) SQL Developer
6 3744 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 3092 (7.77%) Senior Developer
8 2800 (7.04%) Java Developer
9 2278 (5.73%) Applications Support
10 2164 (5.44%) Software Developer
11 2127 (5.35%) DBA
12 2107 (5.30%) Support Analyst
13 1964 (4.94%) SQL Analyst
14 1926 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1636 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1581 (3.97%) SQL DBA
17 1439 (3.62%) Junior
18 1413 (3.55%) Administrator
19 1382 (3.47%) Consultant
20 1341 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12178 (30.61%) .NET
2 8340 (20.96%) HTML
3 6561 (16.49%) CSS
4 6416 (16.13%) ASP.NET
5 4819 (12.11%) XML
6 4321 (10.86%) Web Services
7 4103 (10.31%) jQuery
8 2852 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2671 (6.71%) .NET Framework
10 2406 (6.05%) AngularJS
11 2285 (5.74%) HTML5
12 2261 (5.68%) WCF
13 2072 (5.21%) Spring
14 1776 (4.46%) SOAP
15 1652 (4.15%) REST
16 1601 (4.02%) Ajax
17 1437 (3.61%) JSON
18 1394 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
19 1385 (3.48%) Entity Framework
20 1320 (3.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4498 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3526 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 1524 (3.83%) Mathematics
4 1281 (3.22%) Visualisation
5 1112 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 968 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 826 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 811 (2.04%) Replication
9 791 (1.99%) Clustering
10 755 (1.90%) Statistics
11 720 (1.81%) User Experience
12 628 (1.58%) Hedge funds
13 603 (1.52%) Fintech
14 598 (1.50%) Data Integration
15 597 (1.50%) Equities
16 573 (1.44%) Derivative
17 510 (1.28%) Algorithms
18 465 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 464 (1.17%) Data Centre
20 457 (1.15%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7014 (17.63%) Windows
2 4902 (12.32%) Linux
3 3465 (8.71%) Unix
4 2560 (6.43%) Windows Server
5 1208 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1113 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 688 (1.73%) Android
8 616 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 609 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 473 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 453 (1.14%) Windows 7
12 340 (0.85%) Solaris
13 241 (0.61%) CentOS
14 236 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 191 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 190 (0.48%) AIX
17 140 (0.35%) Windows 10
18 123 (0.31%) Windows XP
19 89 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
20 71 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10723 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
2 5883 (14.79%) MVC
3 5731 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
4 3701 (9.30%) TDD
5 3630 (9.12%) Scrum
6 3526 (8.86%) Software Engineering
7 3306 (8.31%) ETL
8 3236 (8.13%) OO
9 2839 (7.14%) Web Development
10 2779 (6.99%) SDLC
11 2775 (6.98%) Analytics
12 2516 (6.32%) ITIL
13 2333 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
14 1985 (4.99%) Unit Testing
15 1954 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
16 1950 (4.90%) CRM
17 1946 (4.89%) Project Management
18 1892 (4.76%) E-Commerce
19 1715 (4.31%) Mentoring
20 1708 (4.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11637 (29.25%) C#
2 9651 (24.26%) JavaScript
3 7797 (19.60%) Java
4 6429 (16.16%) T-SQL
5 3228 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 3188 (8.01%) Python
7 2202 (5.53%) C++
8 1917 (4.82%) VB.NET
9 1866 (4.69%) PHP
10 1370 (3.44%) PowerShell
11 1341 (3.37%) VB
12 1274 (3.20%) VBA
13 1169 (2.94%) Perl
14 995 (2.50%) Shell Script
15 957 (2.41%) C
16 931 (2.34%) Ruby
17 830 (2.09%) Bash Shell
18 822 (2.07%) R
19 566 (1.42%) Scala
20 427 (1.07%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6717 (16.88%) Degree
2 1149 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 795 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 790 (1.99%) ISEB
5 626 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 472 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 416 (1.05%) MCSE
8 304 (0.76%) PhD
9 263 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 257 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 238 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 223 (0.56%) CCNA
13 197 (0.50%) MCSA
14 181 (0.45%) MCITP
15 166 (0.42%) DV Cleared
16 165 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 163 (0.41%) PMI Certification
18 133 (0.33%) MCP
19 131 (0.33%) MCTS
20 129 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2408 (6.05%) QA
2 864 (2.17%) SLA
3 752 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 166 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 144 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 105 (0.26%) MiFID
7 77 (0.19%) SDET
8 75 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 52 (0.13%) Solvency II
10 50 (0.13%) HL7
11 39 (0.098%) SEPA
12 38 (0.096%) COBIT
13 37 (0.093%) EMIR
13 37 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 33 (0.083%) DICOM
15 23 (0.058%) FATCA
16 21 (0.053%) ISO20022
17 19 (0.048%) AIFMD
18 15 (0.038%) CRD IV
18 15 (0.038%) ISO15022
System Software
1 2035 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 1211 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 658 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 343 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
5 314 (0.79%) Docker
6 313 (0.79%) vSphere
7 298 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
8 206 (0.52%) XenApp
9 160 (0.40%) Xen
10 156 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 148 (0.37%) Terminal Services
12 124 (0.31%) HDFS
13 105 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
13 105 (0.26%) XenServer
14 101 (0.25%) VMware ESX
15 89 (0.22%) XenDesktop
16 83 (0.21%) VirtualBox
17 76 (0.19%) Apache Flume
18 70 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
19 68 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 682 (1.71%) Puppet
2 398 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 337 (0.85%) SCCM
4 290 (0.73%) Nagios
5 278 (0.70%) SCOM
6 250 (0.63%) Ansible
7 249 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
8 235 (0.59%) Control-M
9 231 (0.58%) Data Guard
10 214 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
11 110 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 99 (0.25%) SCVMM
13 98 (0.25%) Backup Exec
14 93 (0.23%) NetBackup
15 88 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 83 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
17 79 (0.20%) Cobbler
18 76 (0.19%) WSUS
18 76 (0.19%) ZABBIX
19 71 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9631 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 8006 (20.12%) Oracle
3 1851 (4.65%) VMware
4 1091 (2.74%) Tableau
5 967 (2.43%) SAP
6 958 (2.41%) Cisco
7 875 (2.20%) IBM
8 847 (2.13%) HP
9 745 (1.87%) Citrix
10 568 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 562 (1.41%) Google
12 499 (1.25%) Informatica
13 454 (1.14%) Cognos
14 420 (1.06%) Sybase
15 355 (0.89%) NetApp
16 274 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
17 259 (0.65%) EMC
18 243 (0.61%) Adobe
19 187 (0.47%) Dell
19 187 (0.47%) Facebook
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + gd benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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