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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 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 22656 25502 23826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.95% 22.79% 22.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.84% 43.11% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19556 21858 20862
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
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
52891 59160 56372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.25% 52.88% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45348 50259 48959
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 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 9428 £52,500 +5.00% 1244
South East -1 4482 £40,000 - 601
East of England 0 1920 £41,000 +2.50% 223
Yorkshire 0 1776 £37,500 +4.16% 305
North West -1 1531 £37,500 +7.14% 357
West Midlands -1 1291 £37,500 - 206
South West -1 1231 £36,000 +2.85% 252
East Midlands +3 863 £40,000 +5.26% 133
North East 0 165 £32,500 -13.33% 42
Midlands -6 8 £52,500 +10.52% 4
South Coast +6 4 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16930 (38.63%) SQL Server
2 14363 (32.78%) .NET
3 13526 (30.87%) C#
4 11057 (25.23%) Finance
5 10768 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
6 10756 (24.54%) Microsoft
7 10407 (23.75%) JavaScript
8 9873 (22.53%) HTML
9 9137 (20.85%) Windows
10 8779 (20.03%) Oracle
11 8597 (19.62%) Java
12 8234 (18.79%) ASP.NET
13 7552 (17.23%) CSS
14 7435 (16.97%) T-SQL
15 6822 (15.57%) Degree
16 6474 (14.77%) MVC
17 6328 (14.44%) MS Excel
18 6064 (13.84%) XML
19 5824 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
20 5718 (13.05%) Linux
21 5236 (11.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 5234 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 4958 (11.31%) jQuery
24 4757 (10.86%) Web Services
25 4687 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
26 4059 (9.26%) UNIX
27 4015 (9.16%) OO
28 3914 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
29 3827 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
29 3827 (8.73%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2619 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 2481 (5.66%) IIS
3 1368 (3.12%) Tomcat
4 1204 (2.75%) Apache
5 1168 (2.67%) MS Exchange
6 1018 (2.32%) SAS
7 829 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 810 (1.85%) CMS
9 724 (1.65%) JBoss
10 706 (1.61%) WebLogic
11 510 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 471 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
13 449 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 425 (0.97%) Node.js
15 378 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
16 318 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
17 275 (0.63%) Lync
18 260 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
19 234 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
20 230 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6328 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 1941 (4.43%) MS Office
3 375 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 368 (0.84%) SPSS
5 362 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 275 (0.63%) PowerPivot
7 230 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 152 (0.35%) MS Project
9 109 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 95 (0.22%) InfoPath
11 69 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 50 (0.11%) FastStats
13 47 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 20 (0.046%) Stata
15 16 (0.037%) Weka
16 14 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
16 14 (0.032%) Fireworks
17 12 (0.027%) Mingle
18 11 (0.025%) CPLEX
19 10 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 691 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 565 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 482 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 331 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
5 306 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 283 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
7 265 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
8 264 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
9 226 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
10 155 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
11 139 (0.32%) Magento
12 131 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
13 130 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 120 (0.27%) Agresso
15 110 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
16 96 (0.22%) Markit EDM
17 95 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
18 89 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
19 77 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
20 71 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1019 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 934 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 855 (1.95%) SaaS
4 369 (0.84%) Office 365
5 235 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 187 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 162 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 152 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 139 (0.32%) GitHub
10 110 (0.25%) PaaS
11 102 (0.23%) IaaS
12 71 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
13 61 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
14 42 (0.096%) Mimecast
15 41 (0.094%) Force.com
16 40 (0.091%) Adobe Analytics
17 38 (0.087%) Heroku
18 25 (0.057%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 23 (0.052%) Amazon SQS
20 22 (0.050%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1427 (3.26%) Firewall
2 1134 (2.59%) SAN
3 1047 (2.39%) DNS
4 999 (2.28%) TCP/IP
5 984 (2.25%) Internet
6 884 (2.02%) WAN
7 859 (1.96%) HTTP
8 853 (1.95%) LAN
9 596 (1.36%) DHCP
10 535 (1.22%) VPN
11 317 (0.72%) VoIP
12 302 (0.69%) SSL
13 299 (0.68%) NAS
14 261 (0.60%) FTP
15 249 (0.57%) Network Security
16 238 (0.54%) Intranet
17 200 (0.46%) VLAN
18 192 (0.44%) Wireless
19 187 (0.43%) MPLS
20 163 (0.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16930 (38.63%) SQL Server
2 5236 (11.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5234 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3914 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 3827 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
6 3220 (7.35%) Relational Database
7 2985 (6.81%) MySQL
8 2953 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2221 (5.07%) Oracle Database
10 2141 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 1620 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 1446 (3.30%) RDBMS
13 1360 (3.10%) Big Data
14 1278 (2.92%) NoSQL
15 941 (2.15%) MongoDB
16 933 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
17 839 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
18 814 (1.86%) Hadoop
19 808 (1.84%) QlikView
20 736 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2826 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1944 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1717 (3.92%) Subversion
4 1701 (3.88%) Git (software)
5 1175 (2.68%) Selenium
6 1104 (2.52%) JIRA
7 947 (2.16%) Maven
8 930 (2.12%) Jenkins
9 878 (2.00%) JUnit
10 839 (1.91%) NUnit
11 838 (1.91%) Eclipse
12 737 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
13 500 (1.14%) TeamCity
14 462 (1.05%) WebDriver
15 442 (1.01%) Ant
16 426 (0.97%) Cucumber
17 334 (0.76%) Toad
18 330 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
19 321 (0.73%) SoapUI
20 313 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11057 (25.23%) Finance
2 2856 (6.52%) Banking
3 2007 (4.58%) Retail
4 1823 (4.16%) Marketing
5 1223 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 1100 (2.51%) Front Office
7 901 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 721 (1.65%) Legal
9 696 (1.59%) Games
10 653 (1.49%) Back Office
11 651 (1.49%) Advertising
12 555 (1.27%) Law
13 485 (1.11%) Financial Institution
14 436 (0.99%) Manufacturing
15 351 (0.80%) Publishing
16 218 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 215 (0.49%) Billing
18 169 (0.39%) Electronics
19 150 (0.34%) French Language
20 145 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20496 (46.77%) Developer
2 8097 (18.48%) Analyst
3 4788 (10.93%) .NET Developer
4 3527 (8.05%) C# Developer
5 3028 (6.91%) Senior Developer
6 2689 (6.14%) DBA
7 2647 (6.04%) Java Developer
8 2423 (5.53%) Applications Support
9 2366 (5.40%) Software Developer
10 2342 (5.34%) Support Analyst
11 2332 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
12 1962 (4.48%) Consultant
13 1883 (4.30%) SQL DBA
14 1791 (4.09%) SQL Developer
15 1670 (3.81%) Administrator
16 1544 (3.52%) Web Developer
17 1536 (3.51%) Junior
18 1467 (3.35%) Software Engineer
19 1456 (3.32%) Business Analyst
20 1419 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14363 (32.78%) .NET
2 9873 (22.53%) HTML
3 8234 (18.79%) ASP.NET
4 7552 (17.23%) CSS
5 6064 (13.84%) XML
6 4958 (11.31%) jQuery
7 4757 (10.86%) Web Services
8 3277 (7.48%) .NET Framework
9 3080 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2683 (6.12%) HTML5
11 2609 (5.95%) WCF
12 2325 (5.31%) Spring
13 2306 (5.26%) Ajax
14 1851 (4.22%) J2EE
15 1655 (3.78%) SOAP
16 1522 (3.47%) Entity Framework
17 1362 (3.11%) Hibernate
18 1361 (3.11%) AngularJS
19 1350 (3.08%) WPF
20 1324 (3.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4687 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3161 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 1261 (2.88%) Mathematics
4 1214 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 1093 (2.49%) Clustering
6 1085 (2.48%) Replication
7 978 (2.23%) Open Source
8 931 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
9 872 (1.99%) Visualisation
10 865 (1.97%) Mobile App
11 781 (1.78%) Statistics
12 730 (1.67%) Client/Server
13 709 (1.62%) Hedge funds
14 680 (1.55%) User Experience
15 614 (1.40%) Data Structures
16 554 (1.26%) Equities
17 536 (1.22%) Fixed Income
18 525 (1.20%) Derivative
19 514 (1.17%) Data Integration
20 486 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9137 (20.85%) Windows
2 5718 (13.05%) Linux
3 4059 (9.26%) UNIX
4 1858 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 1250 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1200 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 834 (1.90%) Android
8 723 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 711 (1.62%) Windows 7
10 654 (1.49%) Solaris
11 452 (1.03%) Windows XP
12 385 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 380 (0.87%) Windows 8
14 286 (0.65%) AIX
15 248 (0.57%) CentOS
16 157 (0.36%) Ubuntu
17 121 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
18 110 (0.25%) Windows Vista
19 98 (0.22%) HPUX
20 92 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10768 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6474 (14.77%) MVC
3 5824 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
4 4015 (9.16%) OO
5 3827 (8.73%) TDD
6 3515 (8.02%) Scrum
7 3496 (7.98%) Software Engineering
8 3123 (7.13%) ETL
9 2499 (5.70%) ITIL
10 2372 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
11 2302 (5.25%) E-Commerce
12 2292 (5.23%) Analytics
13 2088 (4.76%) Project Management
14 2061 (4.70%) Unit Testing
15 2024 (4.62%) CRM
16 1864 (4.25%) Mentoring
17 1858 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
18 1734 (3.96%) Data Modelling
19 1720 (3.92%) Web Development
20 1626 (3.71%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13526 (30.87%) C#
2 10407 (23.75%) JavaScript
3 8597 (19.62%) Java
4 7435 (16.97%) T-SQL
5 3532 (8.06%) PL/SQL
6 2619 (5.98%) VB.NET
7 2429 (5.54%) PHP
8 2331 (5.32%) Python
9 2070 (4.72%) C++
10 1648 (3.76%) VB
11 1574 (3.59%) Perl
12 1531 (3.49%) VBA
13 1320 (3.01%) PowerShell
14 1038 (2.37%) Shell Script
15 941 (2.15%) Ruby
16 872 (1.99%) C
17 699 (1.60%) Bash Shell
18 558 (1.27%) R
19 523 (1.19%) VBScript
20 436 (0.99%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6822 (15.57%) Degree
2 1513 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1035 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 956 (2.18%) ISEB
5 663 (1.51%) SC Cleared
6 603 (1.38%) ISTQB
7 548 (1.25%) MCSE
8 436 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 374 (0.85%) CCNA
10 339 (0.77%) MCITP
11 320 (0.73%) MCP
12 306 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 292 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
14 284 (0.65%) MCSA
15 253 (0.58%) DV Cleared
16 230 (0.52%) PhD
17 216 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 210 (0.48%) MCTS
19 186 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
20 149 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2528 (5.77%) QA
2 1025 (2.34%) SLA
3 209 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 188 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 168 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 125 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 81 (0.18%) EMIR
8 73 (0.17%) HL7
9 71 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 53 (0.12%) MiFID
11 47 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
12 46 (0.10%) COBIT
13 37 (0.084%) CRD IV
14 33 (0.075%) Basel II
15 29 (0.066%) Basel III
15 29 (0.066%) Solvency II
16 27 (0.062%) ISO 8583
17 20 (0.046%) WAI
18 18 (0.041%) WCAG
18 18 (0.041%) TickIT
System Software
1 2432 (5.55%) Active Directory
2 1447 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 924 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 459 (1.05%) vSphere
5 396 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
6 350 (0.80%) XenApp
7 213 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 170 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 168 (0.38%) XenDesktop
10 149 (0.34%) Terminal Services
11 133 (0.30%) XenServer
12 109 (0.25%) NFS
13 85 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 85 (0.19%) SRDF
14 78 (0.18%) ISA Server
15 69 (0.16%) Terminal Server
16 57 (0.13%) HDFS
17 56 (0.13%) Varnish
18 47 (0.11%) VirtualBox
19 46 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 451 (1.03%) SCCM
2 446 (1.02%) Puppet
3 342 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 320 (0.73%) SCOM
5 318 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
6 224 (0.51%) Data Guard
7 214 (0.49%) Nagios
8 186 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 184 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 131 (0.30%) Backup Exec
11 101 (0.23%) NetBackup
12 98 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 97 (0.22%) WSUS
14 90 (0.21%) Control-M
15 85 (0.19%) SCVMM
16 77 (0.18%) OpenView
17 70 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 69 (0.16%) Ansible
19 66 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
20 59 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10756 (24.54%) Microsoft
2 8779 (20.03%) Oracle
3 2441 (5.57%) VMware
4 1231 (2.81%) Cisco
5 1133 (2.59%) Citrix
6 1018 (2.32%) HP
7 994 (2.27%) IBM
8 962 (2.20%) Business Objects
9 896 (2.04%) SAP
10 762 (1.74%) Tableau
11 733 (1.67%) Sybase
12 709 (1.62%) Cognos
13 575 (1.31%) Red Hat
14 516 (1.18%) Google
15 436 (0.99%) NetApp
16 425 (0.97%) Informatica
17 367 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
18 324 (0.74%) EMC
19 298 (0.68%) Adobe
20 288 (0.66%) Teradata
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus and benefit package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, dynamic environment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hounslow, London
British Airways
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits, dynamic environment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lancashire
AMsource Technology Limited
Salary: Pension, Holiday, life insurance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago