The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 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 24393 22398 25668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 22.38% 21.95% 22.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.87% 41.50% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 21155 19696 22817
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -1.36%
Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56899 53969 61196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.21% 52.90% 54.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48900 46947 54249
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
UK

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 10456 £50,000 - 1132
South East 0 5115 £40,000 +3.89% 581
East of England +1 1834 £41,750 +11.33% 235
North West +1 1722 £35,000 - 321
Yorkshire 0 1516 £35,000 - 201
South West 0 1457 £35,000 - 261
West Midlands 0 1341 £37,500 +7.14% 139
East Midlands +1 907 £35,000 - 121
North East +3 153 £30,500 -18.66% 48
Midlands -3 18 £45,000 +2.27% 3
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 19650 (39.03%) SQL Server
2 17754 (35.26%) .NET
3 15895 (31.57%) C#
4 12003 (23.84%) Finance
5 11970 (23.77%) Microsoft
6 11065 (21.98%) Oracle
7 10873 (21.60%) HTML
8 10714 (21.28%) JavaScript
9 10368 (20.59%) Java
10 10107 (20.07%) ASP.NET
11 9865 (19.59%) Windows
12 8731 (17.34%) T-SQL
13 8240 (16.37%) CSS
14 8158 (16.20%) Degree
15 7677 (15.25%) XML
16 7126 (14.15%) MS Excel
17 6585 (13.08%) MVC
18 6386 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
19 6178 (12.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 6164 (12.24%) Linux
21 6058 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
22 6021 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 5916 (11.75%) Web Services
24 5378 (10.68%) jQuery
25 5093 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
26 5054 (10.04%) OO
27 4912 (9.76%) UNIX
28 4276 (8.49%) TDD
29 4266 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
30 4203 (8.35%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 3067 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 2724 (5.41%) IIS
3 1812 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 1705 (3.39%) Apache
5 1201 (2.39%) MS Exchange
6 1146 (2.28%) SAS
7 1012 (2.01%) CMS
8 957 (1.90%) WebSphere
9 784 (1.56%) WebLogic
10 578 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 526 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 498 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
13 421 (0.84%) Node.js
14 378 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
15 374 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
16 325 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
17 284 (0.56%) Umbraco
18 260 (0.52%) WordPress
19 250 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
20 235 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 7126 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 1948 (3.87%) MS Office
3 425 (0.84%) SPSS
4 407 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 324 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 305 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 217 (0.43%) MS Project
8 157 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 116 (0.23%) PowerPivot
10 112 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 99 (0.20%) InfoPath
12 65 (0.13%) FastStats
13 39 (0.077%) Fireworks
14 34 (0.068%) CPLEX
15 26 (0.052%) S-PLUS
16 24 (0.048%) Stata
17 19 (0.038%) InDesign
18 17 (0.034%) Mingle
19 15 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
20 9 (0.018%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 670 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 659 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 522 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 483 (0.96%) Magento
5 353 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
6 287 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
7 279 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
8 264 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
9 257 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
10 250 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
11 249 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
12 245 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 203 (0.40%) Google Analytics
14 195 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
14 195 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
15 161 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
16 138 (0.27%) Markit EDM
17 136 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
18 118 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
19 92 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 853 (1.69%) SaaS
2 597 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 537 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 235 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 183 (0.36%) Office 365
6 130 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 110 (0.22%) GitHub
8 95 (0.19%) IaaS
9 85 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 65 (0.13%) PaaS
11 42 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
12 41 (0.081%) ElastiCache
13 34 (0.068%) Force.com
14 30 (0.060%) Heroku
15 28 (0.056%) Trello
16 24 (0.048%) Joyent
17 20 (0.040%) Google Apps
18 19 (0.038%) Rackspace Cloud
19 13 (0.026%) Taleo
20 12 (0.024%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1404 (2.79%) SAN
2 1285 (2.55%) Internet
3 1262 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 1161 (2.31%) Firewall
5 1082 (2.15%) HTTP
6 1050 (2.09%) DNS
7 685 (1.36%) WAN
8 671 (1.33%) LAN
9 628 (1.25%) DHCP
10 473 (0.94%) VPN
11 437 (0.87%) Intranet
12 387 (0.77%) NAS
13 359 (0.71%) FTP
14 322 (0.64%) VoIP
15 250 (0.50%) SSL
16 210 (0.42%) LDAP
17 175 (0.35%) Network Security
18 156 (0.31%) VLAN
19 143 (0.28%) iSCSI
20 139 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19650 (39.03%) SQL Server
2 6178 (12.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6021 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5093 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 4266 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
6 4203 (8.35%) Relational Database
7 3535 (7.02%) MySQL
8 3244 (6.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2989 (5.94%) Oracle Database
10 2748 (5.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 2225 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 1878 (3.73%) RDBMS
13 1286 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1122 (2.23%) Big Data
15 1100 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
16 1067 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
17 1015 (2.02%) OLAP
18 1009 (2.00%) NoSQL
19 866 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 805 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3034 (6.03%) Visual Studio
2 2029 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2016 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1509 (3.00%) Selenium
5 1379 (2.74%) Git (software)
6 1111 (2.21%) Maven
7 1016 (2.02%) Eclipse
8 989 (1.96%) JIRA
9 889 (1.77%) JUnit
10 849 (1.69%) NUnit
11 678 (1.35%) Jenkins
12 653 (1.30%) Ant
13 610 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
14 490 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
15 445 (0.88%) Hudson
16 398 (0.79%) Toad
17 387 (0.77%) Cucumber
18 384 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 381 (0.76%) TeamCity
20 366 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 12003 (23.84%) Finance
2 3222 (6.40%) Banking
3 2287 (4.54%) Marketing
4 2269 (4.51%) Retail
5 1516 (3.01%) Front Office
6 1335 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 1196 (2.38%) Investment Banking
8 871 (1.73%) Back Office
9 850 (1.69%) Advertising
10 800 (1.59%) Games
11 741 (1.47%) Legal
12 687 (1.36%) Law
13 536 (1.06%) Financial Institution
14 507 (1.01%) Manufacturing
15 461 (0.92%) Publishing
16 353 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
17 291 (0.58%) French Language
18 257 (0.51%) Automotive
19 242 (0.48%) Billing
20 151 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23885 (47.44%) Developer
2 9822 (19.51%) Analyst
3 5710 (11.34%) .NET Developer
4 4595 (9.13%) C# Developer
5 3812 (7.57%) Senior Developer
6 3445 (6.84%) Java Developer
7 3053 (6.06%) DBA
8 3025 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
9 2878 (5.72%) Software Developer
10 2600 (5.16%) Applications Support
11 2592 (5.15%) Support Analyst
12 2452 (4.87%) SQL Developer
13 2324 (4.62%) Consultant
14 2069 (4.11%) Web Developer
15 2010 (3.99%) SQL DBA
16 1918 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
17 1856 (3.69%) Business Analyst
18 1767 (3.51%) Administrator
19 1721 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 1625 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17754 (35.26%) .NET
2 10873 (21.60%) HTML
3 10107 (20.07%) ASP.NET
4 8240 (16.37%) CSS
5 7677 (15.25%) XML
6 5916 (11.75%) Web Services
7 5378 (10.68%) jQuery
8 3671 (7.29%) .NET Framework
9 3519 (6.99%) WCF
10 3259 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2742 (5.45%) Ajax
12 2724 (5.41%) Spring
13 2691 (5.34%) HTML5
14 2331 (4.63%) J2EE
15 2134 (4.24%) WPF
16 2074 (4.12%) SOAP
17 1782 (3.54%) Hibernate
18 1646 (3.27%) WinForms
19 1574 (3.13%) XSLT
20 1500 (2.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3680 (7.31%) Computer Science
2 1516 (3.01%) Mathematics
3 1254 (2.49%) Replication
4 1188 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 1162 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 1111 (2.21%) Clustering
7 1079 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 927 (1.84%) Open Source
9 804 (1.60%) Statistics
10 798 (1.58%) Equities
11 769 (1.53%) Derivative
12 768 (1.53%) Client/Server
13 725 (1.44%) Hedge funds
14 680 (1.35%) N-Tier
15 667 (1.32%) Fixed Income
16 627 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 602 (1.20%) Visualisation
18 441 (0.88%) Data Integration
19 398 (0.79%) Social Media
20 359 (0.71%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9865 (19.59%) Windows
2 6164 (12.24%) Linux
3 4912 (9.76%) UNIX
4 2292 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1574 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1095 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1051 (2.09%) Android
8 939 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 757 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 753 (1.50%) Solaris
11 565 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 351 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 334 (0.66%) Windows 8
14 280 (0.56%) AIX
15 246 (0.49%) CentOS
16 172 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 155 (0.31%) Windows Vista
18 126 (0.25%) HPUX
19 120 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
20 103 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6585 (13.08%) MVC
2 6386 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
3 6058 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
4 5054 (10.04%) OO
5 4276 (8.49%) TDD
6 4069 (8.08%) Scrum
7 3893 (7.73%) Software Engineering
8 3408 (6.77%) E-Commerce
9 3322 (6.60%) ETL
10 2697 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
11 2631 (5.23%) ITIL
12 2588 (5.14%) Project Management
13 2482 (4.93%) CRM
14 2375 (4.72%) Web Development
15 2363 (4.69%) Analytics
16 2209 (4.39%) Unit Testing
17 2165 (4.30%) Data Modelling
18 1875 (3.72%) Data Analysis
19 1726 (3.43%) OOP
20 1655 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15895 (31.57%) C#
2 10714 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 10368 (20.59%) Java
4 8731 (17.34%) T-SQL
5 3564 (7.08%) PL/SQL
6 3150 (6.26%) VB.NET
7 2979 (5.92%) PHP
8 2843 (5.65%) C++
9 2267 (4.50%) VB
10 2097 (4.16%) Python
11 1725 (3.43%) Perl
12 1650 (3.28%) VBA
13 1393 (2.77%) C
14 1220 (2.42%) Shell Script
15 1143 (2.27%) PowerShell
16 932 (1.85%) Ruby
17 780 (1.55%) VBScript
18 665 (1.32%) Bash Shell
19 520 (1.03%) VB6
20 438 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 8158 (16.20%) Degree
2 1829 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1066 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 1032 (2.05%) ISEB
5 713 (1.42%) MCSE
6 602 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 522 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 453 (0.90%) MCITP
9 407 (0.81%) MCP
10 362 (0.72%) MCTS
11 336 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 326 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 297 (0.59%) MCSA
14 285 (0.57%) CCNA
15 276 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 229 (0.45%) PhD
17 200 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 196 (0.39%) DV Cleared
19 186 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
20 169 (0.34%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3099 (6.16%) QA
2 986 (1.96%) SLA
3 324 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 243 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 161 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 155 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 123 (0.24%) HL7
8 100 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 61 (0.12%) EMIR
10 59 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 58 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 52 (0.10%) COBIT
13 49 (0.097%) WCAG
14 41 (0.081%) TickIT
15 35 (0.070%) Basel II
15 35 (0.070%) WAI
16 32 (0.064%) Basel III
17 25 (0.050%) COREP
17 25 (0.050%) ISO 8583
18 22 (0.044%) MiFID
System Software
1 2488 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 1494 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 788 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 488 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
5 424 (0.84%) vSphere
6 379 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 351 (0.70%) XenApp
8 245 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 193 (0.38%) XenDesktop
10 165 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 109 (0.22%) XenServer
12 90 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 86 (0.17%) KVM
14 83 (0.16%) NFS
15 79 (0.16%) HDFS
16 72 (0.14%) ISA Server
17 67 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
18 60 (0.12%) Xen
19 56 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
20 54 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 389 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 381 (0.76%) SCCM
3 339 (0.67%) Data Guard
4 325 (0.65%) Puppet
5 275 (0.55%) SCOM
6 265 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 253 (0.50%) Nagios
8 200 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 165 (0.33%) WSUS
10 164 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 162 (0.32%) Backup Exec
12 113 (0.22%) Tivoli
13 95 (0.19%) OpenView
14 90 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 75 (0.15%) Control-M
16 57 (0.11%) MOM
17 53 (0.11%) Nessus
18 43 (0.085%) McAfee ePO
19 42 (0.083%) Vagrant
20 41 (0.081%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11970 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 11065 (21.98%) Oracle
3 2538 (5.04%) VMware
4 1327 (2.64%) Citrix
5 1199 (2.38%) Business Objects
6 1111 (2.21%) SAP
7 1076 (2.14%) HP
8 1071 (2.13%) JBoss
9 1044 (2.07%) Cisco
10 1004 (1.99%) IBM
11 968 (1.92%) Cognos
12 925 (1.84%) Sybase
13 687 (1.36%) Google
14 549 (1.09%) Informatica
15 540 (1.07%) Tableau
16 538 (1.07%) Red Hat
17 461 (0.92%) NetApp
18 410 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
19 337 (0.67%) JD Edwards
20 327 (0.65%) Adobe
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 59 minutes ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + + additional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi Time
Posted: 1 hour ago
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The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
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TRG
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £29500 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
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