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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 24145 22184 25292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 22.18% 21.87% 22.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.90% 41.42% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20848 19430 22410
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +2.77%
Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56286 53564 60198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.70% 52.80% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48132 46313 53286
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,650 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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 10289 £50,000 - 1164
South East 0 5136 £40,000 +1.92% 530
East of England +1 1740 £41,500 +10.66% 195
North West 0 1710 £35,000 - 340
South West 0 1507 £35,000 - 274
Yorkshire -1 1478 £35,000 - 203
West Midlands 0 1326 £37,500 +2.73% 143
East Midlands +1 908 £35,000 - 113
North East +4 154 £30,000 -20.00% 55
Midlands -3 18 £45,000 +2.27% 2
South Coast +1 2 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19292 (38.97%) SQL Server
2 17339 (35.03%) .NET
3 15616 (31.55%) C#
4 11750 (23.74%) Microsoft
5 11577 (23.39%) Finance
6 10858 (21.93%) HTML
7 10768 (21.75%) Oracle
8 10738 (21.69%) JavaScript
9 10030 (20.26%) Java
10 9969 (20.14%) ASP.NET
11 9668 (19.53%) Windows
12 8540 (17.25%) T-SQL
13 8222 (16.61%) CSS
14 7988 (16.14%) Degree
15 7513 (15.18%) XML
16 7029 (14.20%) MS Excel
17 6516 (13.16%) MVC
18 6243 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
19 6104 (12.33%) Linux
20 5986 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 5985 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
22 5876 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 5813 (11.74%) Web Services
24 5281 (10.67%) jQuery
25 4948 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
26 4879 (9.86%) OO
27 4828 (9.75%) UNIX
28 4196 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
29 4165 (8.41%) Relational Database
30 4135 (8.35%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3015 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 2693 (5.44%) IIS
3 1758 (3.55%) Tomcat
4 1658 (3.35%) Apache
5 1178 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 1123 (2.27%) SAS
7 979 (1.98%) CMS
8 915 (1.85%) WebSphere
9 722 (1.46%) WebLogic
10 563 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 511 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 504 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
13 437 (0.88%) Node.js
14 381 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
15 379 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
16 308 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
17 277 (0.56%) Umbraco
18 261 (0.53%) WordPress
19 242 (0.49%) Drupal
20 240 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7029 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 1925 (3.89%) MS Office
3 428 (0.86%) SPSS
4 415 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 319 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 299 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 209 (0.42%) MS Project
8 162 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 130 (0.26%) PowerPivot
10 114 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 102 (0.21%) InfoPath
12 61 (0.12%) FastStats
13 41 (0.083%) Fireworks
14 32 (0.065%) CPLEX
15 28 (0.057%) S-PLUS
16 26 (0.053%) Stata
17 20 (0.040%) InDesign
18 17 (0.034%) Mingle
19 9 (0.018%) 3ds Max
20 7 (0.014%) Maya
Business Applications
1 657 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 653 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 524 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 439 (0.89%) Magento
5 362 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 276 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
7 272 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
8 264 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
9 238 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
10 236 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
10 236 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 236 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
11 208 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
12 192 (0.39%) Google Analytics
13 186 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
14 158 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
15 128 (0.26%) Markit EDM
16 127 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
17 119 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
18 99 (0.20%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 859 (1.74%) SaaS
2 594 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 545 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 255 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 189 (0.38%) Office 365
6 127 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 118 (0.24%) GitHub
8 102 (0.21%) IaaS
9 86 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 71 (0.14%) PaaS
11 43 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
12 42 (0.085%) ElastiCache
13 37 (0.075%) Trello
14 36 (0.073%) Force.com
15 29 (0.059%) Heroku
16 26 (0.053%) Joyent
17 17 (0.034%) Taleo
17 17 (0.034%) Google Apps
18 15 (0.030%) Amazon EMR
18 15 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1402 (2.83%) SAN
2 1260 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 1245 (2.51%) Internet
4 1163 (2.35%) Firewall
5 1080 (2.18%) HTTP
6 1057 (2.14%) DNS
7 668 (1.35%) WAN
8 661 (1.34%) LAN
9 625 (1.26%) DHCP
10 466 (0.94%) VPN
11 426 (0.86%) Intranet
12 384 (0.78%) NAS
13 363 (0.73%) FTP
14 320 (0.65%) VoIP
15 261 (0.53%) SSL
16 226 (0.46%) LDAP
17 177 (0.36%) Network Security
18 152 (0.31%) VLAN
19 147 (0.30%) Wireless
20 144 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19292 (38.97%) SQL Server
2 5986 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5876 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4948 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4196 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
6 4165 (8.41%) Relational Database
7 3472 (7.01%) MySQL
8 3159 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2828 (5.71%) Oracle Database
10 2630 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 2231 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 1852 (3.74%) RDBMS
13 1222 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1138 (2.30%) Big Data
15 1078 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
16 1068 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
17 1003 (2.03%) NoSQL
18 992 (2.00%) OLAP
19 828 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 804 (1.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3031 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 2014 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 1997 (4.03%) Subversion
4 1467 (2.96%) Selenium
5 1401 (2.83%) Git (software)
6 1072 (2.17%) Maven
7 998 (2.02%) JIRA
8 949 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 867 (1.75%) JUnit
10 845 (1.71%) NUnit
11 699 (1.41%) Jenkins
12 617 (1.25%) Ant
13 596 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
14 505 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
15 417 (0.84%) Hudson
16 409 (0.83%) Cucumber
17 398 (0.80%) Toad
18 397 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 387 (0.78%) TeamCity
20 381 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 11577 (23.39%) Finance
2 3168 (6.40%) Banking
3 2249 (4.54%) Marketing
4 2214 (4.47%) Retail
5 1489 (3.01%) Front Office
6 1315 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 1168 (2.36%) Investment Banking
8 895 (1.81%) Advertising
9 845 (1.71%) Back Office
10 807 (1.63%) Games
11 748 (1.51%) Legal
12 662 (1.34%) Law
13 513 (1.04%) Manufacturing
14 475 (0.96%) Financial Institution
15 451 (0.91%) Publishing
16 350 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
17 298 (0.60%) French Language
18 250 (0.51%) Billing
19 243 (0.49%) Automotive
20 159 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23495 (47.46%) Developer
2 9720 (19.64%) Analyst
3 5644 (11.40%) .NET Developer
4 4480 (9.05%) C# Developer
5 3759 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 3329 (6.72%) Java Developer
7 2953 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 2915 (5.89%) DBA
9 2782 (5.62%) Software Developer
10 2555 (5.16%) Support Analyst
11 2550 (5.15%) Applications Support
12 2399 (4.85%) SQL Developer
13 2258 (4.56%) Consultant
14 2038 (4.12%) Web Developer
15 1883 (3.80%) SQL DBA
16 1831 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
17 1800 (3.64%) Business Analyst
18 1702 (3.44%) Administrator
19 1660 (3.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 1568 (3.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17339 (35.03%) .NET
2 10858 (21.93%) HTML
3 9969 (20.14%) ASP.NET
4 8222 (16.61%) CSS
5 7513 (15.18%) XML
6 5813 (11.74%) Web Services
7 5281 (10.67%) jQuery
8 3633 (7.34%) .NET Framework
9 3440 (6.95%) WCF
10 3235 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2677 (5.41%) Ajax
12 2648 (5.35%) HTML5
13 2623 (5.30%) Spring
14 2224 (4.49%) J2EE
15 2062 (4.17%) SOAP
16 2058 (4.16%) WPF
17 1711 (3.46%) Hibernate
18 1587 (3.21%) WinForms
19 1512 (3.05%) XSLT
20 1489 (3.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3623 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 1504 (3.04%) Mathematics
3 1229 (2.48%) Replication
4 1154 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1100 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1077 (2.18%) Clustering
7 1060 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 948 (1.92%) Open Source
9 818 (1.65%) Statistics
10 799 (1.61%) Equities
11 783 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 752 (1.52%) Derivative
13 689 (1.39%) Hedge funds
14 654 (1.32%) Fixed Income
15 651 (1.32%) N-Tier
16 630 (1.27%) Visualisation
17 627 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 468 (0.95%) Data Integration
19 388 (0.78%) Social Media
20 346 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9668 (19.53%) Windows
2 6104 (12.33%) Linux
3 4828 (9.75%) UNIX
4 2228 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1533 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1058 (2.14%) Apple iOS
7 1027 (2.07%) Android
8 929 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 746 (1.51%) Solaris
10 737 (1.49%) Windows 7
11 552 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 353 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 345 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 279 (0.56%) AIX
15 275 (0.56%) CentOS
16 164 (0.33%) Ubuntu
17 142 (0.29%) Windows Vista
18 125 (0.25%) HPUX
19 113 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
20 105 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6516 (13.16%) MVC
2 6243 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
3 5985 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
4 4879 (9.86%) OO
5 4135 (8.35%) TDD
6 3951 (7.98%) Scrum
7 3844 (7.77%) Software Engineering
8 3352 (6.77%) E-Commerce
9 3332 (6.73%) ETL
10 2598 (5.25%) ITIL
11 2579 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
12 2527 (5.10%) Project Management
13 2421 (4.89%) CRM
14 2335 (4.72%) Analytics
15 2288 (4.62%) Web Development
16 2194 (4.43%) Unit Testing
17 2077 (4.20%) Data Modelling
18 1878 (3.79%) Data Analysis
19 1660 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
20 1649 (3.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15616 (31.55%) C#
2 10738 (21.69%) JavaScript
3 10030 (20.26%) Java
4 8540 (17.25%) T-SQL
5 3452 (6.97%) PL/SQL
6 3134 (6.33%) VB.NET
7 2887 (5.83%) PHP
8 2842 (5.74%) C++
9 2211 (4.47%) VB
10 2081 (4.20%) Python
11 1697 (3.43%) Perl
12 1657 (3.35%) VBA
13 1372 (2.77%) C
14 1212 (2.45%) Shell Script
15 1104 (2.23%) PowerShell
16 918 (1.85%) Ruby
17 750 (1.52%) VBScript
18 663 (1.34%) Bash Shell
19 523 (1.06%) VB6
20 441 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 7988 (16.14%) Degree
2 1806 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1038 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 991 (2.00%) ISEB
5 715 (1.44%) MCSE
6 590 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 489 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 446 (0.90%) MCITP
9 386 (0.78%) MCP
10 350 (0.71%) MCTS
11 327 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 315 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
13 288 (0.58%) MCSA
14 278 (0.56%) CCNA
15 263 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 232 (0.47%) PhD
17 207 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 204 (0.41%) DV Cleared
19 177 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
20 165 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3024 (6.11%) QA
2 969 (1.96%) SLA
3 319 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 239 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 166 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 153 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 127 (0.26%) HL7
8 107 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 67 (0.14%) EMIR
10 61 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 54 (0.11%) WCAG
12 52 (0.11%) COBIT
13 51 (0.10%) Solvency II
14 37 (0.075%) WAI
15 35 (0.071%) TickIT
16 32 (0.065%) Basel II
17 26 (0.053%) Basel III
18 23 (0.046%) MiFID
18 23 (0.046%) ISO 8583
19 22 (0.044%) COREP
System Software
1 2452 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 1552 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 821 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 479 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
5 446 (0.90%) vSphere
6 364 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 339 (0.68%) XenApp
8 251 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 192 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 165 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 114 (0.23%) XenServer
12 89 (0.18%) HDFS
13 87 (0.18%) NFS
14 83 (0.17%) KVM
15 81 (0.16%) ISA Server
16 80 (0.16%) Terminal Services
17 73 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
18 65 (0.13%) Xen
19 56 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
20 53 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 386 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 379 (0.77%) SCCM
3 350 (0.71%) Puppet
4 341 (0.69%) Data Guard
5 274 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 270 (0.55%) SCOM
7 254 (0.51%) Nagios
8 192 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 179 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 158 (0.32%) Backup Exec
11 155 (0.31%) WSUS
12 110 (0.22%) Tivoli
13 101 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 100 (0.20%) OpenView
15 77 (0.16%) Control-M
16 59 (0.12%) MOM
17 48 (0.097%) Vagrant
18 45 (0.091%) Ansible
19 38 (0.077%) McAfee ePO
20 36 (0.073%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11750 (23.74%) Microsoft
2 10768 (21.75%) Oracle
3 2582 (5.22%) VMware
4 1317 (2.66%) Citrix
5 1162 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 1104 (2.23%) SAP
7 1079 (2.18%) HP
8 1063 (2.15%) Cisco
9 1005 (2.03%) JBoss
10 990 (2.00%) IBM
11 940 (1.90%) Cognos
12 893 (1.80%) Sybase
13 695 (1.40%) Google
14 551 (1.11%) Informatica
15 541 (1.09%) Red Hat
16 524 (1.06%) Tableau
17 467 (0.94%) NetApp
18 398 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
19 308 (0.62%) JD Edwards
20 305 (0.62%) Adobe
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + benefitd
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Private Health
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £65 - £75 per annum + 15% bonus, 8% pension, PMI, Dental
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum
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Salary: £30000 Per Annum
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Salary: £60000 Per Annum
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