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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 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 18978 22301 24394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.70% 21.76% 22.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.89% 42.12% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16599 19190 21102
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 £28,000 £28,000
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
48799 52944 56828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.22% 51.66% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 42707 45551 48698
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 7666 £55,000 - 802
South East -1 3992 £42,500 +2.40% 413
East of England 0 1408 £42,500 - 150
North West 0 1300 £37,500 - 292
Yorkshire 0 1299 £37,500 -6.25% 182
West Midlands 0 1277 £35,500 -5.33% 171
South West -1 1164 £40,000 +9.96% 194
East Midlands +3 699 £40,000 +6.66% 121
North East +6 160 £35,000 -6.66% 35
Midlands -14 8 £52,500 -4.54% 4
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14453 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 12233 (31.04%) .NET
3 11735 (29.77%) C#
4 10681 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
5 10468 (26.56%) Finance
6 9519 (24.15%) JavaScript
7 9432 (23.93%) Microsoft
8 8277 (21.00%) HTML
9 7795 (19.78%) Oracle
10 7747 (19.66%) Java
11 6820 (17.30%) Windows
12 6601 (16.75%) Degree
13 6519 (16.54%) CSS
14 6517 (16.54%) ASP.NET
15 6414 (16.27%) T-SQL
16 5988 (15.19%) MVC
17 5630 (14.28%) Business Intelligence
18 5128 (13.01%) MS Excel
19 4771 (12.11%) Linux
20 4672 (11.85%) XML
21 4630 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 4463 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
23 4462 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 4317 (10.95%) Web Services
25 4070 (10.33%) jQuery
26 3653 (9.27%) TDD
27 3649 (9.26%) Scrum
28 3573 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
29 3475 (8.82%) Computer Science
30 3441 (8.73%) Software Engineering

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 1990 (5.05%) IIS
2 1790 (4.54%) SharePoint
3 1142 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 1071 (2.72%) Apache
5 952 (2.42%) SAS
6 827 (2.10%) MS Exchange
7 786 (1.99%) JBoss
8 781 (1.98%) WebSphere
9 691 (1.75%) CMS
10 657 (1.67%) WebLogic
11 593 (1.50%) Apache Spark
12 440 (1.12%) Confluence
13 381 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
14 379 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
15 328 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
16 312 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
17 264 (0.67%) Skype for Business
18 252 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
19 238 (0.60%) Apache Pig
20 226 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5128 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 1581 (4.01%) MS Office
3 380 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 304 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 257 (0.65%) SPSS
6 143 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 99 (0.25%) MS Project
8 97 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 37 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 32 (0.081%) InfoPath
11 28 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
13 9 (0.023%) AutoCAD
13 9 (0.023%) InDesign
14 8 (0.020%) HipChat
15 6 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
16 5 (0.013%) Weka
17 4 (0.010%) GNU Octave
17 4 (0.010%) Revit
17 4 (0.010%) Stata
Business Applications
1 655 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 423 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 245 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 245 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 210 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
5 201 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 172 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 167 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
8 136 (0.35%) Magento
9 135 (0.34%) Markit EDM
10 118 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
11 102 (0.26%) SAP Business One
12 90 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
13 83 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
14 77 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
15 67 (0.17%) thinkFolio
16 64 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
17 62 (0.16%) FastStats
18 61 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
19 59 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1495 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1416 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 759 (1.93%) SaaS
4 575 (1.46%) Office 365
5 323 (0.82%) GitHub
6 237 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 216 (0.55%) PaaS
8 208 (0.53%) IaaS
9 194 (0.49%) Google Analytics
10 179 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
11 118 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 67 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 41 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
13 41 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
14 40 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
15 35 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
16 33 (0.084%) AWS CloudFormation
16 33 (0.084%) Force.com
17 31 (0.079%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 27 (0.069%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1195 (3.03%) Firewall
2 859 (2.18%) SAN
3 818 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 752 (1.91%) DNS
5 673 (1.71%) Internet
6 611 (1.55%) HTTP
7 574 (1.46%) WAN
8 545 (1.38%) LAN
9 394 (1.00%) DHCP
10 328 (0.83%) VPN
11 317 (0.80%) NAS
12 275 (0.70%) VoIP
13 273 (0.69%) SSL
14 247 (0.63%) Intranet
15 190 (0.48%) Network Security
16 188 (0.48%) FTP
17 179 (0.45%) SMTP
18 169 (0.43%) LDAP
19 153 (0.39%) VLAN
20 129 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14453 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 4630 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4462 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3573 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
5 2982 (7.57%) Relational Database
6 2833 (7.19%) MySQL
7 2707 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 2155 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2150 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 1837 (4.66%) NoSQL
11 1826 (4.63%) Oracle Database
12 1653 (4.19%) Big Data
13 1209 (3.07%) Hadoop
14 1165 (2.96%) RDBMS
15 1147 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
16 1100 (2.79%) MongoDB
17 1072 (2.72%) QlikView
18 1062 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
19 1032 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
20 1020 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2379 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 2238 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 1895 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1602 (4.06%) JIRA
5 1549 (3.93%) Selenium
6 1471 (3.73%) Subversion
7 1151 (2.92%) Jenkins
8 1069 (2.71%) JUnit
9 857 (2.17%) Maven
10 676 (1.72%) NUnit
11 636 (1.61%) TeamCity
12 601 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 540 (1.37%) Eclipse
14 438 (1.11%) WebDriver
15 360 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
16 348 (0.88%) Ant
17 342 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 321 (0.81%) SoapUI
19 284 (0.72%) SpecFlow
20 282 (0.72%) Gradle
General
1 10468 (26.56%) Finance
2 2633 (6.68%) Banking
3 1869 (4.74%) Marketing
4 1744 (4.42%) Retail
5 1083 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 957 (2.43%) Front Office
7 690 (1.75%) Legal
8 674 (1.71%) Advertising
8 674 (1.71%) Games
9 648 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 646 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 643 (1.63%) Back Office
12 550 (1.40%) Law
13 422 (1.07%) Financial Institution
14 336 (0.85%) Publishing
15 302 (0.77%) Billing
16 239 (0.61%) Electronics
17 222 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
18 182 (0.46%) Automotive
19 116 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18293 (46.41%) Developer
2 7705 (19.55%) Analyst
3 5693 (14.44%) .NET Developer
4 5304 (13.46%) C# Developer
5 5052 (12.82%) SQL Developer
6 3844 (9.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 3059 (7.76%) Senior Developer
8 2759 (7.00%) Java Developer
9 2332 (5.92%) Applications Support
10 2199 (5.58%) Software Developer
11 2118 (5.37%) Support Analyst
12 2065 (5.24%) DBA
13 1938 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1894 (4.81%) SQL Analyst
15 1630 (4.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1535 (3.89%) SQL DBA
17 1473 (3.74%) Junior
18 1407 (3.57%) Consultant
19 1401 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 1346 (3.42%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12233 (31.04%) .NET
2 8277 (21.00%) HTML
3 6519 (16.54%) CSS
4 6517 (16.54%) ASP.NET
5 4672 (11.85%) XML
6 4317 (10.95%) Web Services
7 4070 (10.33%) jQuery
8 2866 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2665 (6.76%) .NET Framework
10 2451 (6.22%) AngularJS
11 2319 (5.88%) WCF
12 2264 (5.74%) HTML5
13 2005 (5.09%) Spring
14 1773 (4.50%) SOAP
15 1614 (4.10%) REST
16 1479 (3.75%) Ajax
17 1426 (3.62%) JSON
18 1389 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web API
19 1336 (3.39%) Entity Framework
20 1320 (3.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4463 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3475 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 1422 (3.61%) Mathematics
4 1205 (3.06%) Visualisation
5 1097 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 994 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 809 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 776 (1.97%) Replication
9 754 (1.91%) Clustering
10 707 (1.79%) Statistics
11 685 (1.74%) User Experience
12 609 (1.55%) Fintech
13 595 (1.51%) Derivative
14 583 (1.48%) Hedge funds
15 573 (1.45%) Data Integration
15 573 (1.45%) Equities
16 492 (1.25%) Algorithms
17 478 (1.21%) Fixed Income
18 471 (1.20%) Data Centre
19 467 (1.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6820 (17.30%) Windows
2 4771 (12.11%) Linux
3 3339 (8.47%) Unix
4 2538 (6.44%) Windows Server
5 1156 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 1116 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 630 (1.60%) Android
8 588 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 581 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 441 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 430 (1.09%) Windows 7
12 334 (0.85%) Solaris
13 236 (0.60%) CentOS
14 220 (0.56%) Ubuntu
15 199 (0.50%) Windows 8
16 174 (0.44%) AIX
17 143 (0.36%) Windows 10
18 123 (0.31%) Windows XP
19 83 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
20 60 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10681 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
2 5988 (15.19%) MVC
3 5630 (14.28%) Business Intelligence
4 3653 (9.27%) TDD
5 3649 (9.26%) Scrum
6 3441 (8.73%) Software Engineering
7 3235 (8.21%) ETL
8 3155 (8.00%) OO
9 2813 (7.14%) Web Development
10 2799 (7.10%) Analytics
11 2679 (6.80%) SDLC
12 2493 (6.33%) ITIL
13 2337 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
14 2022 (5.13%) CRM
15 1937 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
16 1899 (4.82%) Unit Testing
17 1873 (4.75%) Project Management
18 1806 (4.58%) E-Commerce
19 1744 (4.42%) Mentoring
20 1609 (4.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11735 (29.77%) C#
2 9519 (24.15%) JavaScript
3 7747 (19.66%) Java
4 6414 (16.27%) T-SQL
5 3231 (8.20%) Python
6 3113 (7.90%) PL/SQL
7 2149 (5.45%) C++
8 1929 (4.89%) VB.NET
9 1861 (4.72%) PHP
10 1424 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 1301 (3.30%) VB
12 1223 (3.10%) VBA
13 1188 (3.01%) Perl
14 975 (2.47%) Shell Script
15 940 (2.38%) C
16 924 (2.34%) Ruby
17 860 (2.18%) Bash Shell
18 785 (1.99%) R
19 558 (1.42%) Scala
20 378 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6601 (16.75%) Degree
2 1072 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 823 (2.09%) ISEB
4 772 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 663 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 450 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 376 (0.95%) MCSE
8 307 (0.78%) PhD
9 272 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 262 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 260 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 239 (0.61%) CCNA
13 185 (0.47%) MCSA
14 179 (0.45%) PMI Certification
15 178 (0.45%) DV Cleared
16 177 (0.45%) MCITP
17 164 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 136 (0.35%) PMP
19 134 (0.34%) MCTS
20 133 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2353 (5.97%) QA
2 862 (2.19%) SLA
3 668 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 185 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 140 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 92 (0.23%) MiFID
7 80 (0.20%) SDET
8 72 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 53 (0.13%) HL7
10 50 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 42 (0.11%) DICOM
12 38 (0.096%) COBIT
13 34 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 31 (0.079%) EMIR
14 31 (0.079%) SEPA
15 18 (0.046%) AIFMD
16 17 (0.043%) FATCA
17 15 (0.038%) ISO 14001
18 14 (0.036%) Basel III
18 14 (0.036%) WAI
System Software
1 2035 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 1254 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 677 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 356 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
5 348 (0.88%) Docker
6 327 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 302 (0.77%) vSphere
8 194 (0.49%) XenApp
9 163 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 145 (0.37%) Xen
11 144 (0.37%) Terminal Services
12 126 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
13 121 (0.31%) VMware ESX
14 112 (0.28%) HDFS
15 110 (0.28%) XenServer
16 97 (0.25%) XenDesktop
17 74 (0.19%) Apache Flume
18 73 (0.19%) NFS
18 73 (0.19%) VirtualBox
19 63 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 718 (1.82%) Puppet
2 431 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 345 (0.88%) SCCM
4 282 (0.72%) Ansible
4 282 (0.72%) Control-M
5 272 (0.69%) SCOM
6 257 (0.65%) Nagios
7 245 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 222 (0.56%) Data Guard
9 195 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
10 111 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 105 (0.27%) NetBackup
12 100 (0.25%) SCVMM
13 91 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
14 89 (0.23%) Backup Exec
15 81 (0.21%) Cobbler
15 81 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 77 (0.20%) OpenView
17 72 (0.18%) ZABBIX
18 63 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9432 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 7795 (19.78%) Oracle
3 1924 (4.88%) VMware
4 1128 (2.86%) Tableau
5 992 (2.52%) SAP
6 983 (2.49%) Cisco
7 902 (2.29%) IBM
8 884 (2.24%) HP
9 739 (1.88%) Citrix
10 588 (1.49%) Google
11 563 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 499 (1.27%) Informatica
13 484 (1.23%) Cognos
14 470 (1.19%) Sybase
15 348 (0.88%) NetApp
16 321 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
17 251 (0.64%) EMC
18 237 (0.60%) Adobe
19 185 (0.47%) Telerik
20 180 (0.46%) Zend
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