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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 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 21536 22591 22976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.59% 23.05% 22.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.70% 43.27% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18811 19082 20214
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
50435 52206 54999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.55% 53.26% 54.49%
Number of salaries quoted 43421 44043 48221
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,649 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 8843 £52,500 +5.00% 1236
South East 0 4328 £40,000 - 634
East of England 0 1745 £41,500 +3.75% 212
Yorkshire -1 1721 £37,500 +4.16% 285
North West -3 1504 £37,500 +7.14% 342
West Midlands 0 1276 £37,500 - 226
South West -3 1241 £36,000 +2.85% 273
East Midlands +2 723 £37,500 - 169
North East 0 167 £33,000 -5.71% 26
Midlands -23 6 £55,000 - 3
South Coast - 1 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16887 (38.23%) SQL Server
2 14467 (32.75%) .NET
3 13599 (30.78%) C#
4 10958 (24.81%) Finance
5 10870 (24.61%) Microsoft
6 10570 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
7 10424 (23.60%) JavaScript
8 10107 (22.88%) HTML
9 9192 (20.81%) Windows
10 9018 (20.41%) Oracle
11 8418 (19.06%) Java
12 8385 (18.98%) ASP.NET
13 7918 (17.92%) CSS
14 7333 (16.60%) T-SQL
15 6813 (15.42%) Degree
16 6500 (14.71%) MVC
17 6384 (14.45%) MS Excel
18 6038 (13.67%) XML
19 5735 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
20 5659 (12.81%) Linux
21 5219 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 5108 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 5085 (11.51%) jQuery
24 4833 (10.94%) Web Services
25 4660 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
26 4293 (9.72%) UNIX
27 4090 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
28 4048 (9.16%) OO
29 3859 (8.74%) TDD
30 3742 (8.47%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2829 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 2564 (5.80%) IIS
3 1352 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 1231 (2.79%) Apache
5 1135 (2.57%) MS Exchange
6 903 (2.04%) SAS
7 877 (1.99%) CMS
8 759 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 756 (1.71%) WebLogic
10 746 (1.69%) JBoss
11 546 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 537 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 456 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
14 442 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 440 (1.00%) Node.js
16 340 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
17 281 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
18 275 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
19 274 (0.62%) WordPress
20 264 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 6384 (14.45%) MS Excel
2 1969 (4.46%) MS Office
3 371 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 358 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 339 (0.77%) PowerPivot
6 333 (0.75%) SPSS
7 235 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 166 (0.38%) MS Project
9 124 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
10 116 (0.26%) InfoPath
11 71 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 35 (0.079%) FastStats
13 31 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 23 (0.052%) Weka
15 19 (0.043%) AutoCAD
16 13 (0.029%) Stata
16 13 (0.029%) CPLEX
17 12 (0.027%) PrintSoft PReS
18 10 (0.023%) S-PLUS
18 10 (0.023%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 737 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 608 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 527 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 299 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 294 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
6 284 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
7 273 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
8 260 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
9 255 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
10 214 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 173 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
12 155 (0.35%) Agresso
13 145 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
14 137 (0.31%) Magento
15 128 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 108 (0.24%) Markit EDM
17 98 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
18 89 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
19 78 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
20 77 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 945 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 752 (1.70%) SaaS
3 546 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 313 (0.71%) Office 365
5 177 (0.40%) GitHub
6 168 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 167 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 128 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 120 (0.27%) PaaS
10 78 (0.18%) IaaS
11 49 (0.11%) Heroku
12 48 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 42 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
14 36 (0.081%) Force.com
15 34 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
16 33 (0.075%) Trello
17 30 (0.068%) Rackspace Cloud
18 25 (0.057%) Route 53
19 19 (0.043%) Google App Engine
20 18 (0.041%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1340 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1204 (2.73%) SAN
3 1088 (2.46%) DNS
4 1011 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 1005 (2.28%) Internet
6 873 (1.98%) HTTP
7 835 (1.89%) WAN
8 790 (1.79%) LAN
9 620 (1.40%) DHCP
10 569 (1.29%) VPN
11 336 (0.76%) FTP
12 308 (0.70%) NAS
13 292 (0.66%) VoIP
14 290 (0.66%) Intranet
15 252 (0.57%) SSL
16 206 (0.47%) Network Security
17 187 (0.42%) VLAN
18 178 (0.40%) MPLS
19 174 (0.39%) LDAP
20 168 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16887 (38.23%) SQL Server
2 5219 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5108 (11.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4090 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3742 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
6 3322 (7.52%) Relational Database
7 3185 (7.21%) MySQL
8 2885 (6.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2211 (5.01%) Oracle Database
10 2128 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 1765 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 1499 (3.39%) RDBMS
13 1231 (2.79%) Big Data
14 1195 (2.71%) NoSQL
15 962 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
16 864 (1.96%) MongoDB
17 823 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
18 797 (1.80%) QlikView
19 766 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
20 734 (1.66%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2905 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 1909 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1866 (4.22%) Subversion
4 1709 (3.87%) Git (software)
5 1108 (2.51%) Selenium
6 1095 (2.48%) JIRA
7 967 (2.19%) Maven
8 893 (2.02%) JUnit
9 892 (2.02%) Jenkins
10 870 (1.97%) NUnit
11 837 (1.89%) Eclipse
12 754 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
13 524 (1.19%) TeamCity
14 465 (1.05%) Ant
15 445 (1.01%) WebDriver
16 408 (0.92%) Cucumber
17 361 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
18 345 (0.78%) Toad
19 318 (0.72%) Hudson
20 316 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 10958 (24.81%) Finance
2 2781 (6.30%) Banking
3 2049 (4.64%) Retail
4 1751 (3.96%) Marketing
5 1200 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 1130 (2.56%) Front Office
7 942 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 713 (1.61%) Advertising
9 712 (1.61%) Legal
10 591 (1.34%) Games
10 591 (1.34%) Law
11 576 (1.30%) Back Office
12 440 (1.00%) Manufacturing
13 426 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 376 (0.85%) Publishing
15 238 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 221 (0.50%) Billing
17 184 (0.42%) French Language
18 154 (0.35%) Automotive
19 141 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20430 (46.25%) Developer
2 8334 (18.87%) Analyst
3 4751 (10.75%) .NET Developer
4 3487 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 3066 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 2732 (6.18%) DBA
7 2704 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 2561 (5.80%) Applications Support
9 2555 (5.78%) Support Analyst
10 2331 (5.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 2231 (5.05%) Software Developer
12 1993 (4.51%) Consultant
13 1796 (4.07%) SQL DBA
14 1762 (3.99%) SQL Developer
15 1667 (3.77%) Web Developer
16 1665 (3.77%) Administrator
17 1529 (3.46%) Junior
18 1511 (3.42%) Business Analyst
19 1430 (3.24%) Software Engineer
20 1358 (3.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14467 (32.75%) .NET
2 10107 (22.88%) HTML
3 8385 (18.98%) ASP.NET
4 7918 (17.92%) CSS
5 6038 (13.67%) XML
6 5085 (11.51%) jQuery
7 4833 (10.94%) Web Services
8 3349 (7.58%) .NET Framework
9 3099 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2767 (6.26%) HTML5
11 2664 (6.03%) WCF
12 2518 (5.70%) Ajax
13 2376 (5.38%) Spring
14 1915 (4.34%) J2EE
15 1718 (3.89%) SOAP
16 1514 (3.43%) WPF
17 1488 (3.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 1392 (3.15%) CSS3
19 1378 (3.12%) JSON
20 1332 (3.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4660 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3062 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 1192 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1172 (2.65%) Mathematics
5 1057 (2.39%) Replication
6 1024 (2.32%) Clustering
7 948 (2.15%) Open Source
8 922 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 910 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 789 (1.79%) Visualisation
11 712 (1.61%) Statistics
12 675 (1.53%) User Experience
13 656 (1.49%) Hedge funds
14 632 (1.43%) Client/Server
15 556 (1.26%) Fixed Income
16 554 (1.25%) Equities
17 548 (1.24%) Data Structures
18 526 (1.19%) Derivative
19 518 (1.17%) N-Tier
20 482 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9192 (20.81%) Windows
2 5659 (12.81%) Linux
3 4293 (9.72%) UNIX
4 1924 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1371 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1125 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 857 (1.94%) Android
8 772 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 749 (1.70%) Apple iOS
10 684 (1.55%) Solaris
11 553 (1.25%) Windows XP
12 418 (0.95%) Windows 8
13 368 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 243 (0.55%) CentOS
15 242 (0.55%) AIX
16 148 (0.34%) Windows Vista
17 147 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
18 142 (0.32%) Ubuntu
19 94 (0.21%) HPUX
20 80 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10570 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6500 (14.71%) MVC
3 5735 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
4 4048 (9.16%) OO
5 3859 (8.74%) TDD
6 3545 (8.02%) Scrum
7 3355 (7.59%) Software Engineering
8 3136 (7.10%) ETL
9 2660 (6.02%) ITIL
10 2557 (5.79%) E-Commerce
11 2277 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
12 2156 (4.88%) CRM
13 2155 (4.88%) Analytics
14 2039 (4.62%) Project Management
15 1986 (4.50%) Unit Testing
16 1854 (4.20%) Mentoring
17 1841 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
18 1787 (4.05%) Web Development
19 1691 (3.83%) Data Modelling
20 1619 (3.66%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13599 (30.78%) C#
2 10424 (23.60%) JavaScript
3 8418 (19.06%) Java
4 7333 (16.60%) T-SQL
5 3444 (7.80%) PL/SQL
6 2565 (5.81%) VB.NET
7 2509 (5.68%) PHP
8 2187 (4.95%) C++
9 2174 (4.92%) Python
10 1744 (3.95%) VB
11 1587 (3.59%) Perl
12 1563 (3.54%) VBA
13 1289 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 1080 (2.44%) Shell Script
15 851 (1.93%) Ruby
16 850 (1.92%) C
17 734 (1.66%) Bash Shell
18 553 (1.25%) VBScript
19 470 (1.06%) VB6
20 437 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 6813 (15.42%) Degree
2 1479 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1153 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 952 (2.16%) ISEB
5 744 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 678 (1.53%) VCP4
7 568 (1.29%) ISTQB
8 562 (1.27%) MCSE
9 402 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 357 (0.81%) MCITP
11 330 (0.75%) CCNA
12 301 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 289 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 289 (0.65%) MCP
14 287 (0.65%) MCSA
15 282 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
16 231 (0.52%) MCTS
17 212 (0.48%) PhD
18 196 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 166 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2456 (5.56%) QA
2 1046 (2.37%) SLA
3 234 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 206 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 151 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 126 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 77 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 63 (0.14%) HL7
9 51 (0.12%) EMIR
10 39 (0.088%) ISO 8583
11 36 (0.081%) COBIT
12 35 (0.079%) Solvency II
13 33 (0.075%) Basel III
14 32 (0.072%) Basel II
15 31 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
16 27 (0.061%) MiFID
17 23 (0.052%) TickIT
18 22 (0.050%) WAI
19 16 (0.036%) FINREP
19 16 (0.036%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2452 (5.55%) Active Directory
2 1422 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 949 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 434 (0.98%) vSphere
5 391 (0.89%) XenApp
6 384 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
7 220 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
8 212 (0.48%) VMware ESX
9 195 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 177 (0.40%) XenDesktop
11 153 (0.35%) Terminal Services
12 129 (0.29%) XenServer
13 122 (0.28%) ISA Server
14 103 (0.23%) NFS
15 94 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
16 73 (0.17%) SRDF
17 67 (0.15%) Terminal Server
18 62 (0.14%) HDFS
19 55 (0.12%) Firmware
20 53 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 474 (1.07%) SCCM
2 391 (0.89%) Puppet
3 370 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 358 (0.81%) SCOM
5 300 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 259 (0.59%) Data Guard
7 253 (0.57%) Nagios
8 163 (0.37%) Tivoli
9 148 (0.34%) NetBackup
10 131 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 124 (0.28%) Backup Exec
12 106 (0.24%) SCVMM
13 96 (0.22%) WSUS
14 89 (0.20%) OpenView
15 82 (0.19%) Control-M
16 66 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 66 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
17 65 (0.15%) Ansible
18 56 (0.13%) Netcool
19 54 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10870 (24.61%) Microsoft
2 9018 (20.41%) Oracle
3 2432 (5.51%) VMware
4 1203 (2.72%) Citrix
5 1166 (2.64%) Cisco
6 1080 (2.44%) HP
7 1005 (2.28%) Business Objects
8 974 (2.20%) IBM
9 832 (1.88%) SAP
10 747 (1.69%) Cognos
11 741 (1.68%) Sybase
12 620 (1.40%) Tableau
13 564 (1.28%) Red Hat
14 528 (1.20%) Google
15 468 (1.06%) Informatica
16 432 (0.98%) NetApp
17 332 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
18 314 (0.71%) Zend
19 301 (0.68%) EMC
20 275 (0.62%) Teradata
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, holidays, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Kenexa
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Experian
Salary: competitive + package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays UK - University of Nottingham
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and ben
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TUI Group
Salary: Excellent basic + fantastic benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Jonathan Garth
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonathan Garth
Posted: Yesterday