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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 22443 24621 22356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 22.03% 22.37% 22.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.45% 42.72% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19385 21386 19674
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
52867 57630 53821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.88% 52.35% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 45520 49580 46879
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 9666 £53,500 +7.00% 1312
South East 0 4440 £41,500 +3.75% 582
East of England 0 1778 £42,500 +2.40% 231
Yorkshire 0 1706 £39,500 +9.72% 282
North West -1 1441 £38,250 +9.28% 360
South West -1 1295 £36,000 +2.85% 276
West Midlands 0 1236 £37,500 - 222
East Midlands -1 764 £40,000 +14.28% 117
North East -6 130 £36,000 +13.38% 36
Midlands +1 41 £52,500 +16.66% 4
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17600 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 14667 (32.17%) .NET
3 14058 (30.83%) C#
4 11700 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
5 11664 (25.58%) Finance
6 10974 (24.07%) Microsoft
7 10660 (23.38%) JavaScript
8 9918 (21.75%) HTML
9 9270 (20.33%) Oracle
10 9194 (20.17%) Java
11 9058 (19.87%) Windows
12 8261 (18.12%) ASP.NET
13 7971 (17.48%) T-SQL
14 7396 (16.22%) CSS
15 7395 (16.22%) Degree
16 6652 (14.59%) MVC
17 6640 (14.56%) MS Excel
18 6293 (13.80%) Business Intelligence
19 6186 (13.57%) XML
20 5896 (12.93%) Linux
21 5676 (12.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 5621 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 5092 (11.17%) jQuery
24 4990 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
25 4931 (10.82%) Web Services
26 4178 (9.16%) UNIX
27 4165 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
28 4153 (9.11%) TDD
29 4020 (8.82%) OO
30 3920 (8.60%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2430 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 2406 (5.28%) IIS
3 1408 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 1254 (2.75%) Apache
5 1139 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 1139 (2.50%) SAS
6 837 (1.84%) WebSphere
7 750 (1.64%) CMS
8 716 (1.57%) JBoss
9 715 (1.57%) WebLogic
10 526 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 461 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
12 445 (0.98%) Node.js
13 324 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 317 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
15 312 (0.68%) Lync
16 296 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
17 277 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
18 251 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
19 231 (0.51%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6640 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 1945 (4.27%) MS Office
3 455 (1.00%) SPSS
4 403 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 363 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 280 (0.61%) PowerPivot
7 207 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 167 (0.37%) MS Project
9 116 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 72 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 71 (0.16%) FastStats
12 49 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 44 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 20 (0.044%) GNU Octave
15 16 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
15 16 (0.035%) Weka
16 14 (0.031%) Stata
16 14 (0.031%) Fireworks
17 13 (0.029%) AutoCAD
17 13 (0.029%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 649 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 608 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 447 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 372 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
5 280 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
6 253 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
7 232 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
8 201 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 173 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
10 162 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
11 154 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 130 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
13 119 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
14 117 (0.26%) Magento
15 110 (0.24%) Markit EDM
16 105 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 102 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
18 95 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
19 83 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
19 83 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1164 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1059 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 966 (2.12%) SaaS
4 353 (0.77%) Office 365
5 255 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 194 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 166 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 133 (0.29%) GitHub
9 129 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 95 (0.21%) PaaS
11 93 (0.20%) IaaS
11 93 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
12 52 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 43 (0.094%) Adobe Analytics
14 42 (0.092%) Force.com
15 36 (0.079%) Heroku
16 33 (0.072%) Mimecast
17 29 (0.064%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 25 (0.055%) Route 53
19 23 (0.050%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1301 (2.85%) Firewall
2 1083 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1079 (2.37%) SAN
4 1054 (2.31%) DNS
5 960 (2.11%) Internet
6 883 (1.94%) WAN
7 865 (1.90%) LAN
8 749 (1.64%) HTTP
9 575 (1.26%) DHCP
10 431 (0.95%) VPN
11 339 (0.74%) VoIP
12 310 (0.68%) SSL
13 302 (0.66%) NAS
14 262 (0.57%) Intranet
15 228 (0.50%) FTP
16 221 (0.48%) SMTP
17 220 (0.48%) Network Security
18 187 (0.41%) VLAN
19 186 (0.41%) Wireless
20 169 (0.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17600 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 5676 (12.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5621 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4165 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
5 3789 (8.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3401 (7.46%) Relational Database
7 3278 (7.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2967 (6.51%) MySQL
9 2574 (5.65%) Oracle Database
10 2201 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 1609 (3.53%) Big Data
12 1519 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 1480 (3.25%) RDBMS
14 1384 (3.04%) NoSQL
15 1110 (2.43%) MongoDB
16 1062 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
17 978 (2.15%) Hadoop
18 925 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
19 902 (1.98%) QlikView
20 778 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2806 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 1977 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1821 (3.99%) Git (software)
4 1740 (3.82%) Subversion
5 1345 (2.95%) Selenium
6 1123 (2.46%) JIRA
7 960 (2.11%) Jenkins
8 899 (1.97%) Maven
9 882 (1.93%) JUnit
10 795 (1.74%) NUnit
11 773 (1.70%) Eclipse
12 681 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
13 472 (1.04%) TeamCity
14 460 (1.01%) WebDriver
15 447 (0.98%) Cucumber
16 419 (0.92%) Ant
17 383 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 320 (0.70%) SoapUI
19 317 (0.70%) Toad
20 299 (0.66%) HP UFT
General
1 11664 (25.58%) Finance
2 3093 (6.78%) Banking
3 2058 (4.51%) Retail
4 1901 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1325 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 1270 (2.79%) Front Office
7 905 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 844 (1.85%) Games
9 805 (1.77%) Back Office
10 782 (1.72%) Legal
11 584 (1.28%) Advertising
12 539 (1.18%) Law
13 535 (1.17%) Manufacturing
14 514 (1.13%) Financial Institution
15 366 (0.80%) Publishing
16 228 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 209 (0.46%) Billing
18 203 (0.45%) Electronics
19 161 (0.35%) Automotive
20 139 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21410 (46.96%) Developer
2 8659 (18.99%) Analyst
3 4948 (10.85%) .NET Developer
4 3610 (7.92%) C# Developer
5 3291 (7.22%) Senior Developer
6 2739 (6.01%) Java Developer
7 2710 (5.94%) DBA
8 2537 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 2533 (5.56%) Applications Support
10 2476 (5.43%) Software Developer
11 2397 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 2060 (4.52%) SQL Developer
13 1955 (4.29%) SQL DBA
14 1821 (3.99%) Consultant
15 1666 (3.65%) Administrator
16 1619 (3.55%) Junior
17 1617 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 1601 (3.51%) Software Engineer
19 1544 (3.39%) Business Analyst
20 1531 (3.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14667 (32.17%) .NET
2 9918 (21.75%) HTML
3 8261 (18.12%) ASP.NET
4 7396 (16.22%) CSS
5 6186 (13.57%) XML
6 5092 (11.17%) jQuery
7 4931 (10.82%) Web Services
8 3326 (7.29%) .NET Framework
9 3244 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2759 (6.05%) WCF
11 2647 (5.81%) HTML5
12 2430 (5.33%) Spring
13 2122 (4.65%) Ajax
14 1842 (4.04%) J2EE
15 1610 (3.53%) Entity Framework
16 1605 (3.52%) SOAP
17 1569 (3.44%) AngularJS
18 1418 (3.11%) WPF
19 1410 (3.09%) Hibernate
20 1348 (2.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4990 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3735 (8.19%) Computer Science
3 1555 (3.41%) Mathematics
4 1342 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1199 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1178 (2.58%) Replication
7 1118 (2.45%) Visualisation
8 907 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 867 (1.90%) Statistics
10 840 (1.84%) Mobile App
11 804 (1.76%) Data Centre
12 800 (1.75%) Hedge funds
13 773 (1.70%) Client/Server
14 758 (1.66%) User Experience
15 675 (1.48%) Derivative
16 674 (1.48%) Data Structures
17 669 (1.47%) Equities
18 618 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 566 (1.24%) Algorithms
20 560 (1.23%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9058 (19.87%) Windows
2 5896 (12.93%) Linux
3 4178 (9.16%) UNIX
4 1784 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 1255 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1101 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 875 (1.92%) Android
8 669 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 647 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 604 (1.32%) Solaris
11 422 (0.93%) Windows XP
12 393 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 373 (0.82%) Windows 8
14 283 (0.62%) AIX
15 276 (0.61%) CentOS
16 168 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 110 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 105 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
19 102 (0.22%) Windows Vista
20 101 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11700 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 6652 (14.59%) MVC
3 6293 (13.80%) Business Intelligence
4 4153 (9.11%) TDD
5 4020 (8.82%) OO
6 3920 (8.60%) Scrum
7 3737 (8.20%) Software Engineering
8 3239 (7.10%) ETL
9 3215 (7.05%) SDLC
10 2755 (6.04%) Analytics
11 2615 (5.74%) ITIL
12 2600 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
13 2207 (4.84%) E-Commerce
14 2185 (4.79%) Project Management
15 2148 (4.71%) Unit Testing
16 2086 (4.58%) CRM
17 1994 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
18 1912 (4.19%) Mentoring
19 1849 (4.06%) Data Modelling
20 1783 (3.91%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14058 (30.83%) C#
2 10660 (23.38%) JavaScript
3 9194 (20.17%) Java
4 7971 (17.48%) T-SQL
5 3744 (8.21%) PL/SQL
6 2706 (5.94%) Python
7 2434 (5.34%) VB.NET
8 2301 (5.05%) PHP
9 2182 (4.79%) C++
10 1667 (3.66%) Perl
11 1614 (3.54%) VB
12 1577 (3.46%) VBA
13 1398 (3.07%) PowerShell
14 1132 (2.48%) Shell Script
15 1063 (2.33%) C
16 985 (2.16%) Ruby
17 741 (1.63%) Bash Shell
18 734 (1.61%) R
19 528 (1.16%) VBScript
20 441 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7395 (16.22%) Degree
2 1549 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 906 (1.99%) ISEB
4 826 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 581 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 532 (1.17%) MCSE
7 521 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 415 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 377 (0.83%) CCNA
10 310 (0.68%) MCITP
11 282 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
12 271 (0.59%) MCP
13 259 (0.57%) MCSA
14 248 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 240 (0.53%) PhD
16 208 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
17 199 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 175 (0.38%) MCTS
19 164 (0.36%) DV Cleared
20 159 (0.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2656 (5.83%) QA
2 987 (2.16%) SLA
3 207 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 189 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 161 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 124 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 103 (0.23%) EMIR
8 91 (0.20%) HL7
9 73 (0.16%) MiFID
10 68 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 64 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 57 (0.13%) CRD IV
13 36 (0.079%) Basel III
14 30 (0.066%) COBIT
15 28 (0.061%) Basel II
16 26 (0.057%) Solvency II
17 19 (0.042%) TickIT
18 17 (0.037%) ISO 8583
19 15 (0.033%) WCAG
19 15 (0.033%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2338 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1476 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 811 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 466 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
5 436 (0.96%) vSphere
6 348 (0.76%) XenApp
7 226 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 160 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 157 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 152 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 147 (0.32%) XenServer
12 119 (0.26%) NFS
13 105 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 94 (0.21%) SRDF
15 81 (0.18%) Varnish
16 63 (0.14%) Docker
17 54 (0.12%) Terminal Server
18 49 (0.11%) Postfix
18 49 (0.11%) HDFS
18 49 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 532 (1.17%) Puppet
2 461 (1.01%) SCCM
3 405 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 325 (0.71%) SCOM
5 308 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 271 (0.59%) Data Guard
7 259 (0.57%) Nagios
8 238 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 188 (0.41%) Tivoli
10 125 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 120 (0.26%) Backup Exec
12 111 (0.24%) WSUS
13 104 (0.23%) Control-M
14 97 (0.21%) Ansible
15 75 (0.16%) Vagrant
16 73 (0.16%) OpenView
17 69 (0.15%) NetBackup
18 68 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 61 (0.13%) ZABBIX
20 56 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10974 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 9270 (20.33%) Oracle
3 2450 (5.37%) VMware
4 1227 (2.69%) Cisco
5 1137 (2.49%) Business Objects
6 1092 (2.40%) Citrix
7 1088 (2.39%) IBM
8 980 (2.15%) HP
9 944 (2.07%) SAP
10 935 (2.05%) Tableau
11 783 (1.72%) Sybase
12 756 (1.66%) Cognos
13 584 (1.28%) Red Hat
14 557 (1.22%) Google
15 451 (0.99%) Informatica
16 437 (0.96%) NetApp
17 396 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
18 339 (0.74%) EMC
19 319 (0.70%) Adobe
20 278 (0.61%) Teradata
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 minutes ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 minutes ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 minutes ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 20 minutes ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 21 minutes ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Suffolk
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £38k - 42k per year
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Sale, Cheshire
threesixty selection
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 35 minutes ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
West London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £57000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Middlesex
Duke Hudson
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 52 minutes ago