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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 25916 23827 25938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 22.81% 22.64% 22.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.07% 42.27% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22219 20861 23086
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60168 56365 63849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.95% 53.56% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 51144 48952 56638
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London 0 11070 £50,000 - 558
South East 0 5271 £40,000 - 300
East of England 0 2230 £40,000 +6.66% 132
North West +1 1964 £35,000 - 161
Yorkshire 0 1769 £36,000 +5.88% 133
South West 0 1351 £35,000 - 111
West Midlands +2 1220 £37,500 +7.14% 102
East Midlands -1 948 £38,000 +8.57% 68
North East -2 119 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Midlands +17 25 £47,500 +35.71% 1
South Coast - 1 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 18792 (39.41%) SQL Server
2 16906 (35.45%) .NET
3 14978 (31.41%) C#
4 11473 (24.06%) Microsoft
5 11391 (23.89%) Finance
6 10338 (21.68%) Oracle
7 9915 (20.79%) Java
8 9795 (20.54%) HTML
9 9782 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 9744 (20.43%) Windows
11 9564 (20.06%) ASP.NET
12 8519 (17.87%) T-SQL
13 7826 (16.41%) Degree
14 7529 (15.79%) CSS
15 7050 (14.79%) XML
16 6783 (14.23%) MS Excel
17 6276 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
18 6217 (13.04%) MVC
19 6073 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 5890 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 5872 (12.31%) Linux
22 5699 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
23 5445 (11.42%) Web Services
24 5392 (11.31%) SQL Server 2008
25 5057 (10.61%) jQuery
26 4913 (10.30%) UNIX
27 4872 (10.22%) OO
28 4079 (8.55%) TDD
29 4000 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
30 3893 (8.16%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2890 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2756 (5.78%) IIS
3 1700 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1593 (3.34%) Apache
5 1317 (2.76%) MS Exchange
6 997 (2.09%) SAS
7 988 (2.07%) CMS
8 900 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 762 (1.60%) WebSphere
10 625 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 490 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 385 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
13 384 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
14 329 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
15 309 (0.65%) Node.js
16 301 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
17 284 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
18 273 (0.57%) Umbraco
19 244 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
20 242 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6783 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 1776 (3.72%) MS Office
3 351 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 329 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 324 (0.68%) SPSS
6 292 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 232 (0.49%) MS Project
8 109 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 90 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 89 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 81 (0.17%) PowerPivot
12 67 (0.14%) FastStats
13 37 (0.078%) Fireworks
14 20 (0.042%) Stata
15 16 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
16 14 (0.029%) CPLEX
17 12 (0.025%) Mingle
18 9 (0.019%) 3ds Max
19 8 (0.017%) Maya
20 7 (0.015%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 659 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 647 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 493 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 456 (0.96%) Magento
5 276 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
6 265 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
6 265 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
7 262 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
8 254 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
9 250 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
10 231 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 221 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 203 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
13 198 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
14 163 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
15 145 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
16 137 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
17 129 (0.27%) Markit EDM
18 117 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
19 102 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 761 (1.60%) SaaS
2 543 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 458 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 253 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 134 (0.28%) Office 365
6 95 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 82 (0.17%) GitHub
8 66 (0.14%) IaaS
9 58 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 44 (0.092%) PaaS
11 42 (0.088%) Amazon SQS
12 41 (0.086%) ElastiCache
13 35 (0.073%) Force.com
14 32 (0.067%) Rackspace Cloud
15 23 (0.048%) Google Apps
16 19 (0.040%) Amazon EMR
17 18 (0.038%) Trello
17 18 (0.038%) Heroku
18 10 (0.021%) Google App Engine
19 8 (0.017%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1293 (2.71%) Internet
2 1292 (2.71%) SAN
3 1278 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 1253 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1041 (2.18%) DNS
6 891 (1.87%) HTTP
7 682 (1.43%) LAN
8 677 (1.42%) WAN
9 607 (1.27%) DHCP
10 509 (1.07%) VPN
11 428 (0.90%) Intranet
12 374 (0.78%) FTP
13 325 (0.68%) NAS
14 302 (0.63%) VoIP
15 253 (0.53%) SSL
16 220 (0.46%) LDAP
17 171 (0.36%) VLAN
18 160 (0.34%) Network Security
19 150 (0.31%) iSCSI
20 144 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18792 (39.41%) SQL Server
2 6073 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5890 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5392 (11.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 4000 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
6 3888 (8.15%) Relational Database
7 3408 (7.15%) MySQL
8 3238 (6.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2983 (6.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 2897 (6.08%) Oracle Database
11 2197 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 1653 (3.47%) RDBMS
13 1259 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1026 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
15 982 (2.06%) Big Data
16 979 (2.05%) OLAP
17 968 (2.03%) NoSQL
18 932 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
18 932 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 843 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2934 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 1927 (4.04%) Subversion
3 1880 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1468 (3.08%) Selenium
5 1330 (2.79%) Git (software)
6 1123 (2.36%) Maven
7 966 (2.03%) Eclipse
8 946 (1.98%) JIRA
9 919 (1.93%) JUnit
10 788 (1.65%) NUnit
11 590 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
12 587 (1.23%) Jenkins
13 572 (1.20%) Ant
14 484 (1.02%) Hudson
15 408 (0.86%) Toad
16 396 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
17 353 (0.74%) WebDriver
18 348 (0.73%) TeamCity
19 303 (0.64%) Cucumber
20 297 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11391 (23.89%) Finance
2 2873 (6.03%) Banking
3 2241 (4.70%) Marketing
4 2151 (4.51%) Retail
5 1418 (2.97%) Front Office
6 1251 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 1148 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 800 (1.68%) Back Office
9 758 (1.59%) Legal
10 752 (1.58%) Law
11 730 (1.53%) Games
12 679 (1.42%) Advertising
13 545 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 457 (0.96%) Manufacturing
15 454 (0.95%) Publishing
16 266 (0.56%) French Language
17 245 (0.51%) Billing
18 236 (0.49%) Automotive
19 218 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
20 154 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22681 (47.57%) Developer
2 8840 (18.54%) Analyst
3 5312 (11.14%) .NET Developer
4 4393 (9.21%) C# Developer
5 3533 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 3414 (7.16%) Java Developer
7 3051 (6.40%) DBA
8 2888 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 2633 (5.52%) Software Developer
10 2528 (5.30%) Support Analyst
11 2400 (5.03%) Applications Support
12 2388 (5.01%) SQL Developer
13 2272 (4.76%) Consultant
14 2050 (4.30%) Web Developer
15 2029 (4.26%) SQL DBA
16 1883 (3.95%) Administrator
17 1840 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
18 1675 (3.51%) Business Analyst
19 1665 (3.49%) Software Engineer
20 1633 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16906 (35.45%) .NET
2 9795 (20.54%) HTML
3 9564 (20.06%) ASP.NET
4 7529 (15.79%) CSS
5 7050 (14.79%) XML
6 5445 (11.42%) Web Services
7 5057 (10.61%) jQuery
8 3585 (7.52%) .NET Framework
9 3264 (6.85%) WCF
10 3016 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2769 (5.81%) Ajax
12 2739 (5.74%) Spring
13 2437 (5.11%) HTML5
14 2374 (4.98%) J2EE
15 2158 (4.53%) WPF
16 1838 (3.85%) SOAP
17 1804 (3.78%) Hibernate
18 1659 (3.48%) WinForms
19 1555 (3.26%) XSLT
20 1315 (2.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3431 (7.20%) Computer Science
2 1412 (2.96%) Mathematics
3 1253 (2.63%) Replication
4 1231 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1118 (2.34%) Clustering
6 1087 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 1003 (2.10%) Mobile App
8 829 (1.74%) Open Source
9 819 (1.72%) Derivative
10 775 (1.63%) Statistics
11 759 (1.59%) N-Tier
12 730 (1.53%) Hedge funds
13 711 (1.49%) Equities
14 664 (1.39%) Fixed Income
15 658 (1.38%) Client/Server
16 613 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 484 (1.02%) Visualisation
18 392 (0.82%) Data Integration
19 358 (0.75%) NHS
20 353 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9744 (20.43%) Windows
2 5872 (12.31%) Linux
3 4913 (10.30%) UNIX
4 2393 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 1665 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1054 (2.21%) Apple iOS
7 1031 (2.16%) Android
8 872 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 760 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 729 (1.53%) Solaris
11 628 (1.32%) Windows XP
12 333 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 246 (0.52%) AIX
14 241 (0.51%) CentOS
15 232 (0.49%) Windows 8
16 184 (0.39%) Ubuntu
17 173 (0.36%) Windows Vista
18 131 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
19 109 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
20 103 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6276 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 6217 (13.04%) MVC
3 5699 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
4 4872 (10.22%) OO
5 4079 (8.55%) TDD
6 3893 (8.16%) Scrum
7 3798 (7.97%) Software Engineering
8 3163 (6.63%) E-Commerce
9 3015 (6.32%) ETL
10 2666 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
11 2545 (5.34%) Project Management
12 2515 (5.27%) ITIL
13 2457 (5.15%) CRM
14 2427 (5.09%) Web Development
15 2255 (4.73%) Analytics
16 2108 (4.42%) Data Modelling
17 2084 (4.37%) Unit Testing
18 1799 (3.77%) OOP
19 1591 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
20 1565 (3.28%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14978 (31.41%) C#
2 9915 (20.79%) Java
3 9782 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 8519 (17.87%) T-SQL
5 3455 (7.25%) PL/SQL
6 3161 (6.63%) VB.NET
7 2863 (6.00%) PHP
8 2633 (5.52%) C++
9 2106 (4.42%) VB
10 2005 (4.20%) Python
11 1937 (4.06%) Perl
12 1543 (3.24%) VBA
13 1386 (2.91%) C
14 1209 (2.54%) Shell Script
15 1043 (2.19%) PowerShell
16 939 (1.97%) Ruby
17 807 (1.69%) VBScript
18 651 (1.37%) Bash Shell
19 551 (1.16%) VB6
20 416 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 7826 (16.41%) Degree
2 1827 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1093 (2.29%) ISEB
4 953 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 674 (1.41%) MCSE
6 518 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 485 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 474 (0.99%) MCITP
9 461 (0.97%) MCP
10 409 (0.86%) MCTS
11 356 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 350 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
13 305 (0.64%) CCNA
14 294 (0.62%) MCSA
15 193 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 175 (0.37%) PhD
17 167 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
18 165 (0.35%) MCSD
19 158 (0.33%) DV Cleared
20 139 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2923 (6.13%) QA
2 1054 (2.21%) SLA
3 322 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 230 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 163 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 161 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 124 (0.26%) HL7
8 92 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 57 (0.12%) TickIT
10 48 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 43 (0.090%) WCAG
11 43 (0.090%) Basel III
12 42 (0.088%) COBIT
13 36 (0.075%) EMIR
14 33 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
15 32 (0.067%) Basel II
16 31 (0.065%) DICOM
17 23 (0.048%) COREP
17 23 (0.048%) ISO 9000
18 22 (0.046%) WAI
System Software
1 2428 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 1422 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 706 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 427 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
5 425 (0.89%) vSphere
6 370 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 353 (0.74%) XenApp
8 218 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 152 (0.32%) XenDesktop
10 150 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 147 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 96 (0.20%) XenServer
13 77 (0.16%) KVM
14 56 (0.12%) Terminal Server
15 55 (0.12%) ISA Server
16 53 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
17 49 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
18 48 (0.10%) Xen
19 43 (0.090%) NFS
20 37 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 356 (0.75%) SCCM
2 352 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 342 (0.72%) Puppet
4 307 (0.64%) Data Guard
5 302 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 268 (0.56%) SCOM
7 248 (0.52%) Nagios
8 180 (0.38%) NetBackup
9 176 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 156 (0.33%) WSUS
11 143 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 97 (0.20%) Tivoli
13 80 (0.17%) Control-M
14 72 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
15 66 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 54 (0.11%) OpenView
17 53 (0.11%) WMI
18 50 (0.10%) Nessus
19 46 (0.096%) ZABBIX
20 43 (0.090%) MOM
Vendors
1 11473 (24.06%) Microsoft
2 10338 (21.68%) Oracle
3 2471 (5.18%) VMware
4 1247 (2.62%) Citrix
5 1188 (2.49%) Business Objects
6 1064 (2.23%) SAP
7 1048 (2.20%) Cisco
8 1027 (2.15%) HP
9 1009 (2.12%) JBoss
10 897 (1.88%) Sybase
11 871 (1.83%) IBM
12 840 (1.76%) Cognos
13 662 (1.39%) Google
14 519 (1.09%) Red Hat
15 511 (1.07%) Informatica
16 449 (0.94%) Tableau
17 426 (0.89%) NetApp
18 376 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
19 356 (0.75%) JD Edwards
20 330 (0.69%) Zend
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