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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 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 18220 22143 23267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.33% 21.73% 21.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.63% 41.89% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15779 19016 19926
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
47160 52857 54198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.63% 51.87% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 40883 45775 45920
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 7319 £55,000 - 825
South East -1 3442 £42,500 +6.25% 365
North West 0 1520 £40,000 +6.66% 270
Yorkshire 0 1424 £40,000 - 186
East of England -1 1301 £42,500 -2.29% 164
West Midlands 0 1187 £37,500 - 166
South West -1 1149 £40,000 +6.66% 163
East Midlands +2 702 £40,000 +9.58% 106
North East +5 132 £37,500 - 41
Midlands -11 8 £50,000 -9.09% 3
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13483 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 11739 (31.43%) .NET
3 11468 (30.70%) C#
4 10285 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
5 9712 (26.00%) Finance
6 8840 (23.67%) JavaScript
7 8584 (22.98%) Microsoft
8 7838 (20.98%) HTML
9 7378 (19.75%) Java
10 7080 (18.96%) Oracle
11 6252 (16.74%) Windows
12 6247 (16.73%) ASP.NET
13 6172 (16.52%) T-SQL
14 6079 (16.28%) CSS
15 5873 (15.72%) Degree
16 5740 (15.37%) MVC
17 5165 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
18 4505 (12.06%) Linux
19 4486 (12.01%) MS Excel
20 4303 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 4235 (11.34%) XML
22 4192 (11.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 4125 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
24 4110 (11.00%) Web Services
25 3811 (10.20%) jQuery
26 3614 (9.68%) Scrum
27 3413 (9.14%) TDD
28 3249 (8.70%) Software Engineering
29 3211 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
30 3191 (8.54%) 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 2026 (5.42%) IIS
2 1671 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 1089 (2.92%) Tomcat
4 1076 (2.88%) Apache
5 826 (2.21%) SAS
6 791 (2.12%) WebSphere
7 771 (2.06%) JBoss
8 769 (2.06%) MS Exchange
9 688 (1.84%) WebLogic
10 580 (1.55%) CMS
11 515 (1.38%) Apache Spark
12 423 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
13 394 (1.05%) Confluence
14 319 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
15 288 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
16 248 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
17 244 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
18 239 (0.64%) Skype for Business
19 222 (0.59%) Umbraco
20 196 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4486 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 1321 (3.54%) MS Office
3 342 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 291 (0.78%) SPSS
5 248 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 111 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 95 (0.25%) MS Project
8 82 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 30 (0.080%) InfoPath
10 27 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 26 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.032%) GNU Octave
13 11 (0.029%) PrintSoft PReS
14 9 (0.024%) HipChat
14 9 (0.024%) InDesign
15 8 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.021%) Stata
16 5 (0.013%) Fireworks
16 5 (0.013%) SOLIDWORKS
17 4 (0.011%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 651 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 373 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 248 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 220 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 215 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 183 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
7 154 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
8 153 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 134 (0.36%) Markit EDM
10 128 (0.34%) Magento
11 111 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
12 94 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
13 84 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
13 84 (0.22%) SAP Business One
14 82 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
14 82 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
15 77 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
16 69 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
17 64 (0.17%) FastStats
18 56 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1604 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1465 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 673 (1.80%) SaaS
4 555 (1.49%) Office 365
5 340 (0.91%) GitHub
6 261 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 230 (0.62%) PaaS
8 202 (0.54%) Google Analytics
9 200 (0.54%) IaaS
10 173 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 132 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 97 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 58 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
14 46 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
15 43 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
16 41 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
17 40 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
18 39 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
19 36 (0.096%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 35 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1071 (2.87%) Firewall
2 790 (2.12%) DNS
3 779 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 766 (2.05%) SAN
5 697 (1.87%) Internet
6 664 (1.78%) HTTP
7 521 (1.39%) WAN
8 500 (1.34%) LAN
9 398 (1.07%) DHCP
10 346 (0.93%) VPN
11 324 (0.87%) VoIP
12 275 (0.74%) NAS
13 247 (0.66%) SSL
14 240 (0.64%) Intranet
15 206 (0.55%) FTP
16 173 (0.46%) Network Security
17 158 (0.42%) SMTP
18 153 (0.41%) LDAP
19 147 (0.39%) Wireless
20 130 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13483 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 4303 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4192 (11.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3211 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2731 (7.31%) MySQL
6 2686 (7.19%) Relational Database
7 2487 (6.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 2025 (5.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 2008 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1980 (5.30%) NoSQL
11 1626 (4.35%) Oracle Database
12 1582 (4.24%) Big Data
13 1191 (3.19%) MongoDB
14 1071 (2.87%) Hadoop
15 1060 (2.84%) RDBMS
16 1058 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
17 1002 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
18 984 (2.63%) QlikView
19 936 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
20 869 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2169 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 2071 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 1840 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1590 (4.26%) JIRA
5 1399 (3.75%) Selenium
6 1353 (3.62%) Subversion
7 1149 (3.08%) Jenkins
8 836 (2.24%) JUnit
9 798 (2.14%) Maven
10 662 (1.77%) NUnit
11 656 (1.76%) TeamCity
12 563 (1.51%) Cucumber
13 486 (1.30%) Eclipse
14 406 (1.09%) WebDriver
15 316 (0.85%) SoapUI
16 300 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 297 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
18 291 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 288 (0.77%) Ant
20 282 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9712 (26.00%) Finance
2 2607 (6.98%) Banking
3 1743 (4.67%) Marketing
4 1697 (4.54%) Retail
5 923 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 880 (2.36%) Front Office
7 700 (1.87%) Back Office
8 692 (1.85%) Advertising
9 663 (1.78%) Legal
10 635 (1.70%) Investment Banking
11 619 (1.66%) Manufacturing
12 615 (1.65%) Games
13 439 (1.18%) Law
14 430 (1.15%) Financial Institution
15 354 (0.95%) Publishing
16 227 (0.61%) Billing
17 216 (0.58%) Electronics
18 202 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
19 166 (0.44%) Automotive
20 119 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17246 (46.17%) Developer
2 7107 (19.03%) Analyst
3 5551 (14.86%) .NET Developer
4 5163 (13.82%) C# Developer
5 4683 (12.54%) SQL Developer
6 3780 (10.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 2900 (7.76%) Senior Developer
8 2591 (6.94%) Java Developer
9 2282 (6.11%) Applications Support
10 2193 (5.87%) Software Developer
11 1979 (5.30%) DBA
12 1930 (5.17%) Support Analyst
13 1836 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1704 (4.56%) SQL Analyst
15 1560 (4.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1478 (3.96%) SQL DBA
17 1408 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 1407 (3.77%) Junior
19 1396 (3.74%) Consultant
20 1298 (3.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11739 (31.43%) .NET
2 7838 (20.98%) HTML
3 6247 (16.73%) ASP.NET
4 6079 (16.28%) CSS
5 4235 (11.34%) XML
6 4110 (11.00%) Web Services
7 3811 (10.20%) jQuery
8 2814 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2554 (6.84%) .NET Framework
10 2550 (6.83%) AngularJS
11 2305 (6.17%) WCF
12 2115 (5.66%) HTML5
13 1822 (4.88%) Spring
14 1620 (4.34%) SOAP
15 1567 (4.20%) REST
16 1431 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1378 (3.69%) Ajax
18 1302 (3.49%) JSON
19 1298 (3.48%) Entity Framework
20 1276 (3.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4125 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3135 (8.39%) Computer Science
3 1247 (3.34%) Mathematics
4 1037 (2.78%) Visualisation
5 1011 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 962 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 753 (2.02%) Replication
8 734 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 668 (1.79%) Statistics
10 655 (1.75%) Clustering
11 608 (1.63%) User Experience
12 604 (1.62%) Fintech
13 557 (1.49%) Derivative
14 506 (1.35%) Data Integration
15 504 (1.35%) Algorithms
16 497 (1.33%) Data Centre
16 497 (1.33%) Fixed Income
17 489 (1.31%) Equities
18 479 (1.28%) Hedge funds
19 459 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6252 (16.74%) Windows
2 4505 (12.06%) Linux
3 3055 (8.18%) Unix
4 2375 (6.36%) Windows Server
5 1032 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1025 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 540 (1.45%) Android
8 530 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 466 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 419 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 376 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 319 (0.85%) Solaris
13 239 (0.64%) CentOS
14 199 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 197 (0.53%) Windows 8
16 153 (0.41%) Windows 10
17 136 (0.36%) AIX
18 113 (0.30%) Windows XP
19 61 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
20 59 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10285 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5740 (15.37%) MVC
3 5165 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
4 3614 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3413 (9.14%) TDD
6 3249 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 3041 (8.14%) ETL
8 2884 (7.72%) OO
9 2713 (7.26%) Analytics
10 2665 (7.14%) Web Development
11 2500 (6.69%) SDLC
12 2344 (6.28%) ITIL
13 2192 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
14 1929 (5.16%) CRM
15 1864 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
16 1748 (4.68%) Unit Testing
17 1654 (4.43%) E-Commerce
18 1606 (4.30%) Mentoring
19 1596 (4.27%) Project Management
20 1541 (4.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11468 (30.70%) C#
2 8840 (23.67%) JavaScript
3 7378 (19.75%) Java
4 6172 (16.52%) T-SQL
5 3191 (8.54%) Python
6 2783 (7.45%) PL/SQL
7 1889 (5.06%) C++
8 1881 (5.04%) VB.NET
9 1856 (4.97%) PHP
10 1494 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 1264 (3.38%) VB
12 1124 (3.01%) Perl
13 1067 (2.86%) VBA
14 952 (2.55%) Shell Script
15 879 (2.35%) C
16 872 (2.33%) Ruby
17 818 (2.19%) Bash Shell
18 773 (2.07%) R
19 537 (1.44%) Scala
20 285 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5873 (15.72%) Degree
2 1086 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 792 (2.12%) ISEB
3 792 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 647 (1.73%) ISTQB
5 441 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 361 (0.97%) MCSE
7 287 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 284 (0.76%) PhD
9 260 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 242 (0.65%) CCNA
11 241 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 197 (0.53%) MCSA
13 194 (0.52%) PMI Certification
14 187 (0.50%) MCITP
15 180 (0.48%) DV Cleared
16 147 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 135 (0.36%) CISSP
18 134 (0.36%) MCP
18 134 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2115 (5.66%) QA
2 786 (2.10%) SLA
3 596 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 257 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 190 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 83 (0.22%) MiFID
7 64 (0.17%) SDET
8 61 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 50 (0.13%) HL7
10 48 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 45 (0.12%) DICOM
12 42 (0.11%) COBIT
13 33 (0.088%) SEPA
14 27 (0.072%) Disclosure Scotland
15 25 (0.067%) EMIR
16 21 (0.056%) ISO 14001
17 19 (0.051%) Solvency II
17 19 (0.051%) WAI
18 13 (0.035%) Basel III
18 13 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1944 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 1208 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 691 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 380 (1.02%) Docker
5 331 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 291 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
7 277 (0.74%) vSphere
8 185 (0.50%) XenApp
9 148 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 144 (0.39%) Xen
11 129 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
12 112 (0.30%) VMware ESX
12 112 (0.30%) XenServer
13 106 (0.28%) Terminal Services
14 94 (0.25%) XenDesktop
15 89 (0.24%) NFS
16 79 (0.21%) HDFS
17 76 (0.20%) Apache Flume
18 66 (0.18%) Firmware
19 59 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 697 (1.87%) Puppet
2 474 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 348 (0.93%) SCCM
4 328 (0.88%) Ansible
5 293 (0.78%) SCOM
6 280 (0.75%) Control-M
7 229 (0.61%) Nagios
8 215 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
9 162 (0.43%) Data Guard
10 145 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
11 106 (0.28%) NetBackup
12 104 (0.28%) SCVMM
13 103 (0.28%) Tivoli
14 97 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
15 91 (0.24%) Backup Exec
16 80 (0.21%) Cobbler
17 70 (0.19%) OpenView
18 69 (0.18%) WSUS
19 63 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
20 62 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8584 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 7080 (18.96%) Oracle
3 1877 (5.03%) VMware
4 1122 (3.00%) Tableau
5 969 (2.59%) Cisco
6 884 (2.37%) SAP
7 865 (2.32%) HP
8 851 (2.28%) IBM
9 736 (1.97%) Citrix
10 611 (1.64%) Google
11 548 (1.47%) Red Hat
12 500 (1.34%) Sybase
13 471 (1.26%) Informatica
14 451 (1.21%) Cognos
15 339 (0.91%) NetApp
16 291 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
17 263 (0.70%) EMC
18 228 (0.61%) Adobe
19 199 (0.53%) Atlassian
20 174 (0.47%) Dell
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-65,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum training budget 25 days holiday staff discount
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pension,Life assurance
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Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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