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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 21912 24687 22530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 22.13% 22.57% 22.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.64% 42.46% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18907 21449 19864
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,337 £28,466 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
51392 58138 53714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.89% 53.16% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 44159 49943 46721
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 June 2015.

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 1 June 2015. 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 9305 £52,500 +5.00% 1340
South East 0 4392 £41,000 +1.67% 617
East of England 0 1820 £41,500 +3.75% 208
Yorkshire 0 1670 £38,500 +6.57% 273
North West -1 1415 £38,000 +8.57% 365
South West -1 1195 £36,000 +2.85% 271
West Midlands 0 1187 £37,500 - 208
East Midlands +2 822 £40,000 +6.66% 134
North East -7 117 £32,500 -5.79% 43
Midlands -5 27 £50,000 +5.26% 4
South Coast +5 2 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 16895 (38.91%) SQL Server
2 14191 (32.69%) .NET
3 13435 (30.94%) C#
4 11045 (25.44%) Finance
5 11025 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
6 10536 (24.27%) Microsoft
7 10286 (23.69%) JavaScript
8 9612 (22.14%) HTML
9 8906 (20.51%) Windows
10 8804 (20.28%) Oracle
11 8678 (19.99%) Java
12 8066 (18.58%) ASP.NET
13 7463 (17.19%) T-SQL
14 7226 (16.64%) CSS
15 6829 (15.73%) Degree
16 6461 (14.88%) MVC
17 6360 (14.65%) MS Excel
18 5920 (13.64%) XML
19 5840 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
20 5676 (13.07%) Linux
21 5299 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 5272 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 4905 (11.30%) jQuery
24 4775 (11.00%) Web Services
25 4623 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
26 3977 (9.16%) UNIX
27 3932 (9.06%) OO
28 3886 (8.95%) TDD
29 3848 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
30 3741 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 2418 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 2381 (5.48%) IIS
3 1361 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1183 (2.72%) Apache
5 1109 (2.55%) MS Exchange
6 1071 (2.47%) SAS
7 862 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 738 (1.70%) CMS
9 704 (1.62%) JBoss
9 704 (1.62%) WebLogic
10 492 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 457 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 410 (0.94%) Node.js
13 357 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
14 325 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
15 322 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
16 284 (0.65%) Lync
17 240 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
18 239 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
19 231 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6360 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 1881 (4.33%) MS Office
3 418 (0.96%) SPSS
4 369 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 354 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 266 (0.61%) PowerPivot
7 211 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 155 (0.36%) MS Project
9 105 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 87 (0.20%) InfoPath
11 58 (0.13%) FastStats
12 54 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
13 46 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 18 (0.041%) Stata
15 17 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
16 15 (0.035%) Weka
16 15 (0.035%) GNU Octave
17 14 (0.032%) Fireworks
18 12 (0.028%) Mingle
19 10 (0.023%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 641 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 604 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 482 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 370 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
5 293 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
6 274 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
7 259 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
8 241 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
9 181 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
10 147 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
11 134 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 126 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
13 123 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
14 115 (0.26%) Magento
15 108 (0.25%) Markit EDM
16 104 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
17 100 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
18 82 (0.19%) Agresso
19 81 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
19 81 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1079 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 961 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 910 (2.10%) SaaS
4 358 (0.82%) Office 365
5 253 (0.58%) Google Analytics
6 201 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 166 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 149 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 128 (0.29%) GitHub
10 100 (0.23%) IaaS
11 99 (0.23%) PaaS
12 83 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
13 53 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
14 45 (0.10%) Force.com
15 41 (0.094%) Adobe Analytics
16 36 (0.083%) Heroku
17 35 (0.081%) Mimecast
18 26 (0.060%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 24 (0.055%) Route 53
20 21 (0.048%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1330 (3.06%) Firewall
2 1094 (2.52%) SAN
3 1027 (2.37%) DNS
4 995 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 957 (2.20%) Internet
6 882 (2.03%) WAN
7 861 (1.98%) LAN
8 786 (1.81%) HTTP
9 576 (1.33%) DHCP
10 479 (1.10%) VPN
11 327 (0.75%) VoIP
12 315 (0.73%) SSL
13 305 (0.70%) NAS
14 234 (0.54%) Intranet
15 230 (0.53%) FTP
16 228 (0.53%) Network Security
17 194 (0.45%) VLAN
18 186 (0.43%) Wireless
19 181 (0.42%) SMTP
20 159 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16895 (38.91%) SQL Server
2 5299 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5272 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3848 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
5 3741 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 3218 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 3022 (6.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2842 (6.55%) MySQL
9 2341 (5.39%) Oracle Database
10 2131 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 1533 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 1477 (3.40%) Big Data
13 1403 (3.23%) RDBMS
14 1284 (2.96%) NoSQL
15 1016 (2.34%) MongoDB
16 919 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
17 911 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
18 880 (2.03%) Hadoop
19 838 (1.93%) QlikView
20 726 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2736 (6.30%) Visual Studio
2 1886 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1679 (3.87%) Git (software)
4 1645 (3.79%) Subversion
5 1230 (2.83%) Selenium
6 1056 (2.43%) JIRA
7 951 (2.19%) Jenkins
8 895 (2.06%) Maven
9 845 (1.95%) JUnit
10 799 (1.84%) Eclipse
11 792 (1.82%) NUnit
12 705 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
13 465 (1.07%) TeamCity
14 451 (1.04%) WebDriver
15 440 (1.01%) Cucumber
16 416 (0.96%) Ant
17 331 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 327 (0.75%) Toad
19 326 (0.75%) SoapUI
20 314 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11045 (25.44%) Finance
2 2848 (6.56%) Banking
3 1933 (4.45%) Retail
4 1764 (4.06%) Marketing
5 1184 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 1131 (2.61%) Front Office
7 856 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 751 (1.73%) Games
9 739 (1.70%) Legal
10 719 (1.66%) Back Office
11 590 (1.36%) Advertising
12 510 (1.17%) Law
13 480 (1.11%) Financial Institution
14 465 (1.07%) Manufacturing
15 362 (0.83%) Publishing
16 233 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
17 212 (0.49%) Billing
18 184 (0.42%) Electronics
19 140 (0.32%) Automotive
20 127 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20353 (46.88%) Developer
2 8144 (18.76%) Analyst
3 4821 (11.10%) .NET Developer
4 3482 (8.02%) C# Developer
5 3030 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 2611 (6.01%) DBA
7 2595 (5.98%) Java Developer
8 2375 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 2368 (5.45%) Applications Support
10 2356 (5.43%) Support Analyst
11 2306 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 1880 (4.33%) SQL DBA
13 1856 (4.27%) SQL Developer
14 1839 (4.24%) Consultant
15 1628 (3.75%) Administrator
16 1529 (3.52%) Software Engineer
17 1507 (3.47%) Junior
18 1486 (3.42%) Web Developer
19 1483 (3.42%) Business Analyst
20 1465 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14191 (32.69%) .NET
2 9612 (22.14%) HTML
3 8066 (18.58%) ASP.NET
4 7226 (16.64%) CSS
5 5920 (13.64%) XML
6 4905 (11.30%) jQuery
7 4775 (11.00%) Web Services
8 3228 (7.44%) .NET Framework
9 3123 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2622 (6.04%) WCF
11 2578 (5.94%) HTML5
12 2288 (5.27%) Spring
13 2155 (4.96%) Ajax
14 1817 (4.19%) J2EE
15 1576 (3.63%) SOAP
16 1510 (3.48%) Entity Framework
17 1451 (3.34%) AngularJS
18 1348 (3.10%) Hibernate
19 1300 (2.99%) WPF
20 1286 (2.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4623 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3363 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 1370 (3.16%) Mathematics
4 1235 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 1117 (2.57%) Clustering
6 1089 (2.51%) Replication
7 962 (2.22%) Visualisation
8 895 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 809 (1.86%) Mobile App
10 808 (1.86%) Statistics
11 804 (1.85%) Data Centre
12 742 (1.71%) Hedge funds
13 734 (1.69%) Client/Server
14 658 (1.52%) User Experience
15 629 (1.45%) Data Structures
16 564 (1.30%) Equities
17 563 (1.30%) Derivative
18 517 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 500 (1.15%) Fixed Income
20 494 (1.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8906 (20.51%) Windows
2 5676 (13.07%) Linux
3 3977 (9.16%) UNIX
4 1771 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1225 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1127 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 841 (1.94%) Android
8 670 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 669 (1.54%) Windows 7
10 612 (1.41%) Solaris
11 393 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 370 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 365 (0.84%) Windows 8
14 277 (0.64%) AIX
15 250 (0.58%) CentOS
16 159 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 109 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
18 97 (0.22%) Windows Vista
19 94 (0.22%) Debian
20 88 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11025 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
2 6461 (14.88%) MVC
3 5840 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
4 3932 (9.06%) OO
5 3886 (8.95%) TDD
6 3632 (8.37%) Scrum
7 3536 (8.14%) Software Engineering
8 3107 (7.16%) SDLC
9 2986 (6.88%) ETL
10 2487 (5.73%) ITIL
11 2485 (5.72%) Analytics
12 2418 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
13 2154 (4.96%) E-Commerce
14 2096 (4.83%) Project Management
15 2053 (4.73%) Unit Testing
16 1956 (4.51%) CRM
17 1883 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
18 1785 (4.11%) Mentoring
19 1753 (4.04%) Data Modelling
20 1685 (3.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13435 (30.94%) C#
2 10286 (23.69%) JavaScript
3 8678 (19.99%) Java
4 7463 (17.19%) T-SQL
5 3603 (8.30%) PL/SQL
6 2452 (5.65%) VB.NET
7 2432 (5.60%) Python
8 2252 (5.19%) PHP
9 2032 (4.68%) C++
10 1560 (3.59%) Perl
11 1549 (3.57%) VB
12 1467 (3.38%) VBA
13 1315 (3.03%) PowerShell
14 1078 (2.48%) Shell Script
15 967 (2.23%) C
16 960 (2.21%) Ruby
17 691 (1.59%) Bash Shell
18 648 (1.49%) R
19 504 (1.16%) VBScript
20 371 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6829 (15.73%) Degree
2 1484 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 924 (2.13%) ISEB
4 878 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 573 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 551 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 506 (1.17%) MCSE
8 415 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 369 (0.85%) CCNA
10 313 (0.72%) MCITP
11 299 (0.69%) MCP
12 267 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 267 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
13 257 (0.59%) MCSA
14 229 (0.53%) PhD
15 221 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
16 201 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 198 (0.46%) DV Cleared
18 180 (0.41%) MCTS
19 153 (0.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2517 (5.80%) QA
2 980 (2.26%) SLA
3 192 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 178 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 173 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 127 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 94 (0.22%) EMIR
8 74 (0.17%) HL7
9 63 (0.15%) MiFID
10 56 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 56 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 49 (0.11%) CRD IV
12 41 (0.094%) COBIT
13 34 (0.078%) Basel II
14 31 (0.071%) Basel III
15 25 (0.058%) ISO 8583
15 25 (0.058%) Solvency II
16 17 (0.039%) WCAG
16 17 (0.039%) TickIT
17 15 (0.035%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2317 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 1408 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 851 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 453 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
5 452 (1.04%) vSphere
6 343 (0.79%) XenApp
7 227 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 166 (0.38%) XenDesktop
9 160 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 144 (0.33%) Terminal Services
11 133 (0.31%) XenServer
12 121 (0.28%) NFS
13 99 (0.23%) SRDF
14 87 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
15 67 (0.15%) Terminal Server
16 66 (0.15%) Varnish
17 55 (0.13%) ISA Server
18 54 (0.12%) Docker
19 48 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
20 44 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 475 (1.09%) Puppet
2 456 (1.05%) SCCM
3 372 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 314 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 311 (0.72%) SCOM
6 247 (0.57%) Data Guard
7 217 (0.50%) Nagios
8 213 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 179 (0.41%) Tivoli
10 116 (0.27%) Backup Exec
11 108 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 97 (0.22%) Control-M
13 93 (0.21%) WSUS
14 84 (0.19%) Ansible
15 76 (0.18%) OpenView
16 72 (0.17%) NetBackup
17 68 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 67 (0.15%) SCVMM
19 62 (0.14%) Vagrant
20 54 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10536 (24.27%) Microsoft
2 8804 (20.28%) Oracle
3 2352 (5.42%) VMware
4 1216 (2.80%) Cisco
5 1060 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1026 (2.36%) Business Objects
7 1022 (2.35%) IBM
8 938 (2.16%) HP
9 889 (2.05%) SAP
10 857 (1.97%) Tableau
11 714 (1.64%) Sybase
12 708 (1.63%) Cognos
13 564 (1.30%) Red Hat
14 506 (1.17%) Google
15 436 (1.00%) NetApp
16 406 (0.94%) Informatica
17 384 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
18 331 (0.76%) EMC
19 298 (0.69%) Adobe
20 295 (0.68%) Teradata
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