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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 17432 21787 22805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.74% 21.98% 21.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.63% 41.62% 42.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15089 18752 19893
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
45123 52346 53497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.69% 52.80% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39049 45382 46162
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 6941 £55,000 +4.76% 756
South East -1 3265 £42,500 - 388
North West 0 1543 £39,625 +4.27% 226
East of England 0 1425 £42,500 +6.25% 147
Yorkshire 0 1328 £40,000 +6.66% 177
West Midlands -1 1107 £37,500 -3.84% 129
South West -2 994 £40,000 +6.66% 165
East Midlands -1 687 £40,000 +6.66% 106
North East +2 140 £38,000 +12.59% 18
Midlands -6 7 £40,000 -27.27%
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 12660 (35.57%) SQL Server
2 11268 (31.66%) .NET
3 11037 (31.01%) C#
4 10135 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9204 (25.86%) Finance
6 8418 (23.65%) JavaScript
7 8342 (23.44%) Microsoft
8 7507 (21.09%) HTML
9 7422 (20.85%) Java
10 6279 (17.64%) Oracle
11 5956 (16.74%) T-SQL
12 5812 (16.33%) ASP.NET
13 5810 (16.32%) CSS
14 5772 (16.22%) Windows
15 5512 (15.49%) MVC
16 5234 (14.71%) Degree
17 4803 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
18 4414 (12.40%) Linux
19 4326 (12.16%) MS Excel
20 4081 (11.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 3980 (11.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 3903 (10.97%) XML
23 3886 (10.92%) Web Services
24 3800 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
25 3547 (9.97%) jQuery
26 3421 (9.61%) Scrum
27 3339 (9.38%) TDD
28 3291 (9.25%) Software Engineering
29 3103 (8.72%) Python
30 3020 (8.49%) Data Warehouse

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 1884 (5.29%) IIS
2 1496 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 1076 (3.02%) Tomcat
4 1033 (2.90%) Apache
5 862 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 787 (2.21%) JBoss
7 779 (2.19%) SAS
8 723 (2.03%) MS Exchange
9 702 (1.97%) WebLogic
10 566 (1.59%) CMS
11 492 (1.38%) Apache Spark
12 458 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
13 381 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 322 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
15 295 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
16 288 (0.81%) Confluence
17 276 (0.78%) Umbraco
18 228 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
19 214 (0.60%) Skype for Business
20 212 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4326 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 1094 (3.07%) MS Office
3 311 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 289 (0.81%) SPSS
5 270 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 125 (0.35%) MS Project
7 78 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 66 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 35 (0.098%) InfoPath
10 23 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.034%) GNU Octave
12 11 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (0.028%) Chatbot
14 9 (0.025%) InDesign
15 8 (0.022%) Simulink
15 8 (0.022%) Stata
16 7 (0.020%) EViews
17 5 (0.014%) Fireworks
18 4 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
18 4 (0.011%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 594 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 330 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 231 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 219 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 180 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
6 160 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
7 149 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
8 135 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
9 121 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 106 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
11 101 (0.28%) Magento
12 98 (0.28%) Markit EDM
13 91 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 90 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
15 83 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
16 72 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
17 69 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
18 68 (0.19%) FastStats
19 59 (0.17%) Maximo
20 58 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1888 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1643 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 628 (1.76%) SaaS
4 550 (1.55%) Office 365
5 307 (0.86%) GitHub
6 259 (0.73%) PaaS
7 237 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 209 (0.59%) IaaS
9 185 (0.52%) Google Analytics
10 175 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 147 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 135 (0.38%) Amazon S3
13 75 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
14 56 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
15 52 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
16 50 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 49 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
18 43 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
19 36 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
20 31 (0.087%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1047 (2.94%) Firewall
2 779 (2.19%) DNS
3 740 (2.08%) Internet
4 734 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 626 (1.76%) SAN
6 625 (1.76%) HTTP
7 430 (1.21%) WAN
8 427 (1.20%) LAN
9 377 (1.06%) DHCP
10 335 (0.94%) VPN
11 321 (0.90%) VoIP
12 280 (0.79%) SSL
13 269 (0.76%) Intranet
14 206 (0.58%) FTP
15 202 (0.57%) NAS
16 171 (0.48%) LDAP
17 138 (0.39%) SMTP
18 134 (0.38%) Wireless
19 129 (0.36%) Network Security
20 128 (0.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12660 (35.57%) SQL Server
2 4081 (11.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3980 (11.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3020 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
5 2552 (7.17%) Relational Database
6 2530 (7.11%) MySQL
7 2301 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 2118 (5.95%) NoSQL
9 2005 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1846 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 1585 (4.45%) Big Data
12 1483 (4.17%) Oracle Database
13 1266 (3.56%) MongoDB
14 1027 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
15 1024 (2.88%) RDBMS
16 951 (2.67%) Hadoop
17 874 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
18 780 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
19 773 (2.17%) QlikView
20 685 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2183 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 1895 (5.32%) Visual Studio
3 1868 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1439 (4.04%) JIRA
5 1321 (3.71%) Selenium
6 1293 (3.63%) Subversion
7 1193 (3.35%) Jenkins
8 828 (2.33%) Maven
9 771 (2.17%) JUnit
10 684 (1.92%) TeamCity
11 659 (1.85%) NUnit
12 552 (1.55%) Cucumber
13 447 (1.26%) Eclipse
14 354 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 336 (0.94%) WebDriver
16 327 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
17 288 (0.81%) MSTest
18 276 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
19 265 (0.74%) SpecFlow
20 264 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 9204 (25.86%) Finance
2 2684 (7.54%) Banking
3 1534 (4.31%) Retail
4 1533 (4.31%) Marketing
5 823 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 816 (2.29%) Front Office
7 783 (2.20%) Advertising
8 703 (1.98%) Legal
9 662 (1.86%) Back Office
10 621 (1.74%) Investment Banking
11 541 (1.52%) Manufacturing
12 460 (1.29%) Games
13 451 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 413 (1.16%) Law
15 314 (0.88%) Publishing
16 213 (0.60%) Electronics
17 191 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 170 (0.48%) Billing
19 143 (0.40%) Automotive
20 106 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16436 (46.18%) Developer
2 6549 (18.40%) Analyst
3 5254 (14.76%) .NET Developer
4 4831 (13.57%) C# Developer
5 4200 (11.80%) SQL Developer
6 3479 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 2781 (7.81%) Senior Developer
8 2648 (7.44%) Java Developer
9 2108 (5.92%) Applications Support
10 2080 (5.84%) Software Developer
11 1894 (5.32%) DBA
12 1828 (5.14%) Support Analyst
13 1645 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1493 (4.19%) SQL Analyst
15 1463 (4.11%) SQL DBA
16 1414 (3.97%) Consultant
17 1396 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 1363 (3.83%) Software Engineer
19 1341 (3.77%) Junior
20 1235 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11268 (31.66%) .NET
2 7507 (21.09%) HTML
3 5812 (16.33%) ASP.NET
4 5810 (16.32%) CSS
5 3903 (10.97%) XML
6 3886 (10.92%) Web Services
7 3547 (9.97%) jQuery
8 2763 (7.76%) AngularJS
9 2721 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2499 (7.02%) .NET Framework
11 2182 (6.13%) WCF
12 2129 (5.98%) HTML5
13 1882 (5.29%) Spring
14 1618 (4.55%) REST
15 1486 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1461 (4.11%) SOAP
17 1336 (3.75%) Entity Framework
18 1289 (3.62%) WPF
19 1238 (3.48%) Ajax
20 1205 (3.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3800 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2910 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 1218 (3.42%) Mathematics
4 863 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 862 (2.42%) Visualisation
6 853 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 712 (2.00%) Replication
8 685 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 620 (1.74%) Clustering
10 618 (1.74%) Statistics
11 615 (1.73%) Fintech
12 603 (1.69%) User Experience
13 562 (1.58%) Algorithms
14 495 (1.39%) Data Structures
15 493 (1.39%) Derivative
16 488 (1.37%) Data Centre
17 473 (1.33%) Data Integration
18 454 (1.28%) Client/Server
19 450 (1.26%) Fixed Income
20 428 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5772 (16.22%) Windows
2 4414 (12.40%) Linux
3 2755 (7.74%) Unix
4 2255 (6.34%) Windows Server
5 986 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 890 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 502 (1.41%) Android
8 474 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 396 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 362 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 357 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 296 (0.83%) Solaris
13 235 (0.66%) CentOS
14 190 (0.53%) Windows 8
15 163 (0.46%) Ubuntu
16 159 (0.45%) Windows 10
17 100 (0.28%) Windows XP
18 93 (0.26%) AIX
19 80 (0.22%) Mac OS X
20 60 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10135 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 5512 (15.49%) MVC
3 4803 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3421 (9.61%) Scrum
5 3339 (9.38%) TDD
6 3291 (9.25%) Software Engineering
7 2796 (7.86%) ETL
8 2714 (7.63%) OO
9 2579 (7.25%) Analytics
10 2508 (7.05%) Web Development
11 2384 (6.70%) SDLC
12 2175 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
13 2143 (6.02%) ITIL
14 1703 (4.79%) CRM
15 1662 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
16 1624 (4.56%) Unit Testing
17 1596 (4.48%) E-Commerce
18 1542 (4.33%) Mentoring
19 1498 (4.21%) Data Modelling
20 1391 (3.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11037 (31.01%) C#
2 8418 (23.65%) JavaScript
3 7422 (20.85%) Java
4 5956 (16.74%) T-SQL
5 3103 (8.72%) Python
6 2361 (6.63%) PL/SQL
7 1773 (4.98%) C++
8 1667 (4.68%) PHP
9 1654 (4.65%) VB.NET
10 1466 (4.12%) PowerShell
11 1071 (3.01%) VB
12 1055 (2.96%) Perl
13 935 (2.63%) Shell Script
14 933 (2.62%) VBA
15 861 (2.42%) C
16 848 (2.38%) Ruby
17 794 (2.23%) R
18 787 (2.21%) Bash Shell
19 563 (1.58%) Scala
20 304 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5234 (14.71%) Degree
2 1061 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 782 (2.20%) ISEB
4 725 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 636 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 396 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 335 (0.94%) MCSE
8 316 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 266 (0.75%) CCNA
9 266 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 266 (0.75%) PhD
10 206 (0.58%) MCSA
11 203 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 193 (0.54%) PMI Certification
13 188 (0.53%) DV Cleared
14 185 (0.52%) MCITP
15 139 (0.39%) MCTS
16 132 (0.37%) CISSP
17 123 (0.35%) PMP
18 116 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1968 (5.53%) QA
2 733 (2.06%) SLA
3 543 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 253 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 171 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 91 (0.26%) MiFID
7 61 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 57 (0.16%) SDET
9 50 (0.14%) HL7
10 49 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 42 (0.12%) COBIT
12 41 (0.12%) DICOM
13 37 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
14 26 (0.073%) EMIR
15 25 (0.070%) ISO 14001
16 22 (0.062%) Basel II
16 22 (0.062%) Basel III
17 21 (0.059%) WAI
18 13 (0.037%) SEPA
19 12 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1813 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 1149 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 660 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 457 (1.28%) Docker
5 310 (0.87%) vSphere
6 248 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 231 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
8 202 (0.57%) XenApp
9 149 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 146 (0.41%) Xen
11 125 (0.35%) VMware ESX
12 119 (0.33%) XenServer
13 104 (0.29%) Terminal Services
14 94 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
15 92 (0.26%) NFS
16 88 (0.25%) Firmware
16 88 (0.25%) XenDesktop
17 80 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
18 77 (0.22%) HDFS
19 68 (0.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 699 (1.96%) Puppet
2 497 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 348 (0.98%) Ansible
4 326 (0.92%) SCCM
5 299 (0.84%) SCOM
6 239 (0.67%) Nagios
7 229 (0.64%) Control-M
8 191 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
9 118 (0.33%) Data Guard
10 114 (0.32%) Tivoli
11 108 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
12 105 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
13 97 (0.27%) NetBackup
14 95 (0.27%) Backup Exec
15 90 (0.25%) SCVMM
16 78 (0.22%) Cobbler
17 72 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
18 65 (0.18%) WSUS
19 64 (0.18%) Kibana
20 60 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8342 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 6279 (17.64%) Oracle
3 1785 (5.02%) VMware
4 1085 (3.05%) Tableau
5 896 (2.52%) Cisco
6 840 (2.36%) IBM
7 783 (2.20%) SAP
8 753 (2.12%) HP
9 734 (2.06%) Citrix
10 622 (1.75%) Google
11 582 (1.64%) Sybase
12 532 (1.49%) Red Hat
13 488 (1.37%) Cognos
14 379 (1.06%) Informatica
15 304 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
16 293 (0.82%) NetApp
17 241 (0.68%) EMC
18 219 (0.62%) Adobe
19 188 (0.53%) Talend
20 182 (0.51%) Juniper
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Michael Page International
Salary: Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 - £800000 per annum + package
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Private Medical Care, 24 Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + uncapped quarterly bonuses
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Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Free Parking
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + 25 days hol, pension, flexi, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Free Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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