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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 18764 22280 23913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.46% 21.72% 22.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.71% 42.25% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16431 19070 20472
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 £28,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
48479 52730 55472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.87% 51.41% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 42384 45397 47006
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,164
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 7566 £55,000 - 902
South East -1 3776 £42,500 +3.65% 372
Yorkshire 0 1385 £38,500 -3.75% 202
East of England 0 1382 £41,500 -4.59% 126
North West 0 1358 £40,000 +6.66% 280
West Midlands 0 1214 £35,500 -5.33% 159
South West -1 1170 £40,000 +6.66% 217
East Midlands +2 706 £38,500 +2.66% 117
North East +6 165 £37,900 +1.06% 32
Midlands -11 8 £50,000 -9.09% 2
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 13999 (36.61%) SQL Server
2 11941 (31.23%) .NET
3 11580 (30.28%) C#
4 10491 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10021 (26.21%) Finance
6 9182 (24.01%) JavaScript
7 8987 (23.50%) Microsoft
8 7998 (20.92%) HTML
9 7567 (19.79%) Java
10 7521 (19.67%) Oracle
11 6601 (17.26%) Windows
12 6404 (16.75%) ASP.NET
13 6291 (16.45%) CSS
14 6252 (16.35%) Degree
15 6221 (16.27%) T-SQL
16 5857 (15.32%) MVC
17 5360 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
18 4779 (12.50%) MS Excel
19 4633 (12.12%) Linux
20 4478 (11.71%) XML
21 4380 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 4348 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
23 4238 (11.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 4162 (10.88%) Web Services
25 3943 (10.31%) jQuery
26 3625 (9.48%) Scrum
27 3493 (9.13%) TDD
28 3380 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
29 3327 (8.70%) Computer Science
30 3302 (8.64%) 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 2020 (5.28%) IIS
2 1709 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 1120 (2.93%) Tomcat
4 1074 (2.81%) Apache
5 849 (2.22%) SAS
6 795 (2.08%) MS Exchange
7 778 (2.03%) JBoss
8 773 (2.02%) WebSphere
9 676 (1.77%) WebLogic
10 614 (1.61%) CMS
11 552 (1.44%) Apache Spark
12 422 (1.10%) Confluence
13 402 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
14 339 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
15 295 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
16 278 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
17 250 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
18 249 (0.65%) Skype for Business
19 223 (0.58%) Apache Pig
20 201 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4779 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1475 (3.86%) MS Office
3 352 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 272 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 251 (0.66%) SPSS
6 127 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 96 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 88 (0.23%) MS Project
9 31 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 31 (0.081%) InfoPath
10 30 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.031%) PrintSoft PReS
12 11 (0.029%) GNU Octave
13 9 (0.024%) AutoCAD
13 9 (0.024%) HipChat
13 9 (0.024%) InDesign
14 8 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.013%) SOLIDWORKS
15 5 (0.013%) Stata
16 4 (0.010%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 654 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 404 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 245 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 244 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
5 214 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 213 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
7 161 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 154 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
9 133 (0.35%) Markit EDM
10 132 (0.35%) Magento
11 112 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
12 101 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
13 95 (0.25%) SAP Business One
14 89 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
15 83 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
16 81 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
17 70 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
18 69 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
19 58 (0.15%) thinkFolio
20 54 (0.14%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1497 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1427 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 717 (1.88%) SaaS
4 548 (1.43%) Office 365
5 309 (0.81%) GitHub
6 260 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 229 (0.60%) PaaS
8 210 (0.55%) IaaS
9 200 (0.52%) Google Analytics
10 167 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 129 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 78 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 45 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
14 44 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
15 43 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
16 42 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
17 39 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
18 36 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
19 35 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
20 33 (0.086%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1158 (3.03%) Firewall
2 819 (2.14%) SAN
3 807 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 761 (1.99%) DNS
5 674 (1.76%) Internet
6 620 (1.62%) HTTP
7 548 (1.43%) WAN
8 523 (1.37%) LAN
9 386 (1.01%) DHCP
10 345 (0.90%) VPN
11 310 (0.81%) VoIP
12 289 (0.76%) NAS
13 249 (0.65%) SSL
14 241 (0.63%) Intranet
15 194 (0.51%) Network Security
16 182 (0.48%) FTP
17 171 (0.45%) SMTP
18 169 (0.44%) LDAP
19 142 (0.37%) Wireless
20 133 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13999 (36.61%) SQL Server
2 4380 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4238 (11.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3380 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
5 2832 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 2769 (7.24%) MySQL
7 2582 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 2076 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 2014 (5.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1915 (5.01%) NoSQL
11 1785 (4.67%) Oracle Database
12 1603 (4.19%) Big Data
13 1154 (3.02%) MongoDB
14 1134 (2.97%) Hadoop
15 1115 (2.92%) RDBMS
16 1105 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
17 1019 (2.66%) QlikView
18 1015 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
19 1013 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
20 963 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2300 (6.01%) Git (software)
2 2158 (5.64%) Visual Studio
3 1875 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1622 (4.24%) JIRA
5 1531 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1413 (3.70%) Subversion
7 1166 (3.05%) Jenkins
8 966 (2.53%) JUnit
9 834 (2.18%) Maven
10 664 (1.74%) NUnit
11 663 (1.73%) TeamCity
12 588 (1.54%) Cucumber
13 520 (1.36%) Eclipse
14 434 (1.13%) WebDriver
15 334 (0.87%) Ant
16 327 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
17 320 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 319 (0.83%) SoapUI
19 298 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 294 (0.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 10021 (26.21%) Finance
2 2610 (6.83%) Banking
3 1786 (4.67%) Marketing
4 1715 (4.48%) Retail
5 1001 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 899 (2.35%) Front Office
7 679 (1.78%) Advertising
7 679 (1.78%) Games
8 667 (1.74%) Back Office
8 667 (1.74%) Legal
9 640 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 629 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 498 (1.30%) Law
12 439 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 338 (0.88%) Publishing
14 256 (0.67%) Billing
15 223 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 216 (0.56%) Electronics
17 181 (0.47%) Automotive
18 113 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17718 (46.33%) Developer
2 7440 (19.46%) Analyst
3 5649 (14.77%) .NET Developer
4 5209 (13.62%) C# Developer
5 4891 (12.79%) SQL Developer
6 3817 (9.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 2961 (7.74%) Senior Developer
8 2674 (6.99%) Java Developer
9 2334 (6.10%) Applications Support
10 2175 (5.69%) Software Developer
11 2030 (5.31%) Support Analyst
12 2029 (5.31%) DBA
13 1887 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1792 (4.69%) SQL Analyst
15 1589 (4.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1499 (3.92%) SQL DBA
17 1444 (3.78%) Junior
18 1438 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 1347 (3.52%) Consultant
20 1277 (3.34%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11941 (31.23%) .NET
2 7998 (20.92%) HTML
3 6404 (16.75%) ASP.NET
4 6291 (16.45%) CSS
5 4478 (11.71%) XML
6 4162 (10.88%) Web Services
7 3943 (10.31%) jQuery
8 2846 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2591 (6.78%) .NET Framework
10 2493 (6.52%) AngularJS
11 2352 (6.15%) WCF
12 2180 (5.70%) HTML5
13 1924 (5.03%) Spring
14 1693 (4.43%) SOAP
15 1556 (4.07%) REST
16 1443 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1404 (3.67%) JSON
18 1380 (3.61%) Ajax
19 1318 (3.45%) Entity Framework
20 1305 (3.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4348 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 3327 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1299 (3.40%) Mathematics
4 1143 (2.99%) Visualisation
5 1034 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1016 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
7 756 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 743 (1.94%) Replication
9 710 (1.86%) Clustering
10 670 (1.75%) Statistics
11 627 (1.64%) User Experience
12 602 (1.57%) Fintech
13 592 (1.55%) Derivative
14 550 (1.44%) Data Integration
15 531 (1.39%) Hedge funds
16 522 (1.37%) Equities
17 500 (1.31%) Algorithms
18 480 (1.26%) Fixed Income
19 471 (1.23%) Data Centre
20 465 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6601 (17.26%) Windows
2 4633 (12.12%) Linux
3 3265 (8.54%) Unix
4 2466 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1088 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1076 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 574 (1.50%) Android
8 551 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 542 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 440 (1.15%) Windows 7
11 419 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 343 (0.90%) Solaris
13 229 (0.60%) CentOS
14 224 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 211 (0.55%) Windows 8
16 162 (0.42%) AIX
17 149 (0.39%) Windows 10
18 120 (0.31%) Windows XP
19 76 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
20 57 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10491 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5857 (15.32%) MVC
3 5360 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
4 3625 (9.48%) Scrum
5 3493 (9.13%) TDD
6 3302 (8.64%) Software Engineering
7 3129 (8.18%) ETL
8 3037 (7.94%) OO
9 2729 (7.14%) Analytics
10 2707 (7.08%) Web Development
11 2578 (6.74%) SDLC
12 2399 (6.27%) ITIL
13 2288 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
14 1963 (5.13%) CRM
15 1914 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
16 1804 (4.72%) Unit Testing
17 1710 (4.47%) Project Management
18 1705 (4.46%) E-Commerce
19 1655 (4.33%) Mentoring
20 1575 (4.12%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11580 (30.28%) C#
2 9182 (24.01%) JavaScript
3 7567 (19.79%) Java
4 6221 (16.27%) T-SQL
5 3252 (8.50%) Python
6 2981 (7.80%) PL/SQL
7 2028 (5.30%) C++
8 1884 (4.93%) VB.NET
9 1818 (4.75%) PHP
10 1472 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 1302 (3.40%) VB
12 1175 (3.07%) Perl
13 1148 (3.00%) VBA
14 986 (2.58%) Shell Script
15 909 (2.38%) C
16 903 (2.36%) Ruby
17 860 (2.25%) Bash Shell
18 770 (2.01%) R
19 526 (1.38%) Scala
20 339 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6252 (16.35%) Degree
2 1043 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 830 (2.17%) ISEB
4 770 (2.01%) Security Cleared
5 661 (1.73%) ISTQB
6 445 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 350 (0.92%) MCSE
8 293 (0.77%) PhD
9 275 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 271 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 245 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
12 239 (0.63%) CCNA
13 193 (0.50%) PMI Certification
14 177 (0.46%) DV Cleared
15 176 (0.46%) MCSA
16 174 (0.46%) MCITP
17 153 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 134 (0.35%) PMP
19 129 (0.34%) CISSP
20 126 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2242 (5.86%) QA
2 822 (2.15%) SLA
3 613 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 245 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 186 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 98 (0.26%) MiFID
7 72 (0.19%) SDET
8 63 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 60 (0.16%) HL7
10 50 (0.13%) DICOM
11 42 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 38 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 36 (0.094%) COBIT
14 34 (0.089%) SEPA
15 26 (0.068%) EMIR
16 15 (0.039%) ISO 14001
16 15 (0.039%) WAI
17 14 (0.037%) Basel III
18 12 (0.031%) CRD IV
18 12 (0.031%) FATCA
System Software
1 1997 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 1225 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 673 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 375 (0.98%) Docker
5 344 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
6 329 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
7 290 (0.76%) vSphere
8 194 (0.51%) XenApp
9 145 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 143 (0.37%) Xen
11 138 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
12 126 (0.33%) Terminal Services
13 119 (0.31%) VMware ESX
14 114 (0.30%) XenServer
15 92 (0.24%) XenDesktop
16 91 (0.24%) HDFS
17 76 (0.20%) NFS
18 65 (0.17%) Apache Flume
19 62 (0.16%) VirtualBox
20 60 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 710 (1.86%) Puppet
2 456 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 338 (0.88%) SCCM
4 308 (0.81%) Ansible
5 299 (0.78%) Control-M
6 275 (0.72%) SCOM
7 246 (0.64%) Nagios
8 237 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
9 209 (0.55%) Data Guard
10 181 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
11 107 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 105 (0.27%) NetBackup
13 92 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
13 92 (0.24%) SCVMM
14 83 (0.22%) Cobbler
15 80 (0.21%) Backup Exec
16 79 (0.21%) OpenView
17 76 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 64 (0.17%) ZABBIX
19 61 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8987 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 7521 (19.67%) Oracle
3 1880 (4.92%) VMware
4 1108 (2.90%) Tableau
5 982 (2.57%) Cisco
6 953 (2.49%) SAP
7 893 (2.34%) HP
8 863 (2.26%) IBM
9 718 (1.88%) Citrix
10 585 (1.53%) Google
11 566 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 515 (1.35%) Informatica
13 485 (1.27%) Sybase
14 471 (1.23%) Cognos
15 327 (0.86%) NetApp
16 312 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
17 253 (0.66%) EMC
18 227 (0.59%) Adobe
19 185 (0.48%) Atlassian
20 181 (0.47%) Dell
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + pension + private medical
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £46500 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorset
Stott & May
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Grays, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago