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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 21259 21965 23608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.52% 22.97% 22.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.66% 42.83% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18691 18610 21000
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
49833 51289 56995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.43% 53.62% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43121 43489 50489
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 £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 8685 £52,500 +5.00% 1288
South East 0 4319 £40,000 - 587
East of England 0 1649 £40,100 +4.15% 236
Yorkshire -1 1623 £37,500 +7.14% 291
North West -1 1521 £37,500 +7.14% 329
South West -2 1297 £36,000 +2.85% 277
West Midlands 0 1275 £37,500 +7.14% 189
East Midlands +3 739 £37,500 - 144
North East 0 158 £32,750 -6.42% 35
Midlands -22 4 £42,500 -19.04% 5
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16786 (38.13%) SQL Server
2 14430 (32.77%) .NET
3 13492 (30.64%) C#
4 10858 (24.66%) Finance
5 10696 (24.29%) Microsoft
6 10349 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
7 10276 (23.34%) JavaScript
8 10062 (22.85%) HTML
9 9103 (20.68%) Oracle
10 9004 (20.45%) Windows
11 8357 (18.98%) ASP.NET
12 8275 (18.79%) Java
13 7917 (17.98%) CSS
14 7222 (16.40%) T-SQL
15 6793 (15.43%) Degree
16 6420 (14.58%) MS Excel
17 6396 (14.53%) MVC
18 6128 (13.92%) XML
19 5621 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
20 5570 (12.65%) Linux
21 5152 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 5055 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 5013 (11.39%) jQuery
24 4792 (10.88%) Web Services
25 4613 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
26 4493 (10.20%) UNIX
27 4024 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
28 3956 (8.99%) OO
29 3759 (8.54%) TDD
30 3682 (8.36%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2914 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 2582 (5.86%) IIS
3 1319 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 1233 (2.80%) Apache
5 1092 (2.48%) MS Exchange
6 900 (2.04%) SAS
7 860 (1.95%) CMS
8 739 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 739 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 734 (1.67%) JBoss
10 590 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 517 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 459 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
13 458 (1.04%) Node.js
14 454 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
15 334 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
16 290 (0.66%) WordPress
17 283 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
18 276 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
19 263 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 6420 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 1965 (4.46%) MS Office
3 378 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 353 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 353 (0.80%) PowerPivot
5 305 (0.69%) SPSS
6 230 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 162 (0.37%) MS Project
8 139 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 124 (0.28%) InfoPath
10 69 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 33 (0.075%) FastStats
12 31 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 19 (0.043%) Weka
14 17 (0.039%) AutoCAD
15 13 (0.030%) S-PLUS
16 12 (0.027%) Fireworks
16 12 (0.027%) CPLEX
17 11 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
17 11 (0.025%) Stata
Business Applications
1 730 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 625 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
3 565 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 305 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 290 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
6 265 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
7 261 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
8 254 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
8 254 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
9 218 (0.50%) Google Analytics
10 163 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
11 155 (0.35%) Agresso
12 152 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
13 137 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 128 (0.29%) Magento
15 99 (0.22%) Markit EDM
16 86 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
16 86 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
17 81 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
18 74 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 907 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 723 (1.64%) SaaS
3 530 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 290 (0.66%) Office 365
5 192 (0.44%) GitHub
6 187 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 143 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 118 (0.27%) PaaS
9 100 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 70 (0.16%) IaaS
11 51 (0.12%) Trello
12 49 (0.11%) Heroku
13 45 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
14 40 (0.091%) Force.com
15 30 (0.068%) Amazon SQS
16 26 (0.059%) Rackspace Cloud
17 25 (0.057%) Route 53
18 20 (0.045%) Amazon EMR
19 18 (0.041%) Taleo
20 17 (0.039%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1266 (2.88%) Firewall
2 1152 (2.62%) SAN
3 1093 (2.48%) DNS
4 1023 (2.32%) TCP/IP
5 1001 (2.27%) Internet
6 878 (1.99%) HTTP
7 766 (1.74%) WAN
8 746 (1.69%) LAN
9 623 (1.42%) DHCP
10 540 (1.23%) VPN
11 337 (0.77%) Intranet
12 331 (0.75%) FTP
13 294 (0.67%) NAS
14 278 (0.63%) VoIP
15 249 (0.57%) SSL
16 190 (0.43%) Network Security
17 182 (0.41%) LDAP
18 173 (0.39%) Wireless
19 153 (0.35%) MPLS
20 149 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16786 (38.13%) SQL Server
2 5152 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5055 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4024 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3682 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
6 3302 (7.50%) Relational Database
7 3163 (7.18%) MySQL
8 2831 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2229 (5.06%) Oracle Database
10 2116 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 1739 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 1489 (3.38%) RDBMS
13 1143 (2.60%) Big Data
14 1128 (2.56%) NoSQL
15 975 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
16 837 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
17 817 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
18 814 (1.85%) MongoDB
19 748 (1.70%) OLAP
20 736 (1.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2871 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 1888 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1838 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1646 (3.74%) Git (software)
5 1135 (2.58%) Selenium
6 1125 (2.56%) JIRA
7 937 (2.13%) Maven
8 877 (1.99%) JUnit
9 869 (1.97%) NUnit
10 828 (1.88%) Jenkins
11 810 (1.84%) Eclipse
12 753 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
13 510 (1.16%) TeamCity
14 480 (1.09%) Ant
15 443 (1.01%) WebDriver
16 414 (0.94%) Cucumber
17 372 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
18 354 (0.80%) Toad
19 337 (0.77%) Hudson
20 320 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 10858 (24.66%) Finance
2 2820 (6.41%) Banking
3 2064 (4.69%) Retail
4 1802 (4.09%) Marketing
5 1186 (2.69%) Front Office
6 1174 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 952 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 775 (1.76%) Advertising
9 721 (1.64%) Legal
10 619 (1.41%) Law
11 574 (1.30%) Back Office
12 540 (1.23%) Games
13 439 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 436 (0.99%) Financial Institution
15 349 (0.79%) Publishing
16 256 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
17 226 (0.51%) Billing
18 200 (0.45%) French Language
19 143 (0.32%) Automotive
20 139 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20297 (46.10%) Developer
2 8483 (19.27%) Analyst
3 4681 (10.63%) .NET Developer
4 3410 (7.75%) C# Developer
5 3059 (6.95%) Senior Developer
6 2715 (6.17%) Java Developer
7 2642 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 2621 (5.95%) DBA
9 2581 (5.86%) Applications Support
10 2264 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 2177 (4.94%) Software Developer
12 1973 (4.48%) Consultant
13 1814 (4.12%) SQL Developer
14 1711 (3.89%) Web Developer
15 1650 (3.75%) Administrator
16 1645 (3.74%) SQL DBA
17 1510 (3.43%) Business Analyst
18 1433 (3.25%) Junior
19 1401 (3.18%) Software Engineer
20 1318 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14430 (32.77%) .NET
2 10062 (22.85%) HTML
3 8357 (18.98%) ASP.NET
4 7917 (17.98%) CSS
5 6128 (13.92%) XML
6 5013 (11.39%) jQuery
7 4792 (10.88%) Web Services
8 3362 (7.64%) .NET Framework
9 3038 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2720 (6.18%) HTML5
11 2575 (5.85%) WCF
12 2511 (5.70%) Ajax
13 2338 (5.31%) Spring
14 1887 (4.29%) J2EE
15 1750 (3.97%) SOAP
16 1493 (3.39%) WPF
17 1472 (3.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 1427 (3.24%) CSS3
19 1355 (3.08%) JSON
20 1316 (2.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4613 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3034 (6.89%) Computer Science
3 1201 (2.73%) Mathematics
4 1167 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 1028 (2.33%) Replication
6 936 (2.13%) Clustering
7 922 (2.09%) Open Source
8 909 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 908 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 713 (1.62%) Visualisation
11 679 (1.54%) Statistics
12 669 (1.52%) User Experience
13 621 (1.41%) Hedge funds
14 615 (1.40%) Client/Server
15 573 (1.30%) Equities
16 566 (1.29%) Fixed Income
17 554 (1.26%) Derivative
18 502 (1.14%) Data Structures
19 494 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 485 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9004 (20.45%) Windows
2 5570 (12.65%) Linux
3 4493 (10.20%) UNIX
4 1955 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1366 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1068 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 786 (1.79%) Android
8 764 (1.74%) Windows 7
9 726 (1.65%) Apple iOS
10 660 (1.50%) Solaris
11 556 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 413 (0.94%) Windows 8
13 345 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 244 (0.55%) CentOS
15 225 (0.51%) AIX
16 155 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
17 150 (0.34%) Windows Vista
18 143 (0.32%) Ubuntu
19 81 (0.18%) SUSE
20 80 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10349 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
2 6396 (14.53%) MVC
3 5621 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
4 3956 (8.99%) OO
5 3759 (8.54%) TDD
6 3524 (8.00%) Scrum
7 3314 (7.53%) Software Engineering
8 3131 (7.11%) ETL
9 2656 (6.03%) ITIL
9 2656 (6.03%) E-Commerce
10 2304 (5.23%) Performance Tuning
11 2169 (4.93%) CRM
12 2102 (4.77%) Analytics
13 2019 (4.59%) Project Management
14 1927 (4.38%) Mentoring
15 1893 (4.30%) Unit Testing
16 1822 (4.14%) Web Development
17 1769 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
18 1643 (3.73%) Data Analysis
19 1642 (3.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13492 (30.64%) C#
2 10276 (23.34%) JavaScript
3 8275 (18.79%) Java
4 7222 (16.40%) T-SQL
5 3461 (7.86%) PL/SQL
6 2548 (5.79%) VB.NET
7 2474 (5.62%) PHP
8 2161 (4.91%) C++
9 2050 (4.66%) Python
10 1753 (3.98%) VB
11 1671 (3.80%) Perl
12 1540 (3.50%) VBA
13 1230 (2.79%) PowerShell
14 1079 (2.45%) Shell Script
15 872 (1.98%) C
16 862 (1.96%) Ruby
17 719 (1.63%) Bash Shell
18 565 (1.28%) VBScript
19 479 (1.09%) VB6
20 403 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 6793 (15.43%) Degree
2 1426 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 1174 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 957 (2.17%) ISEB
5 757 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 545 (1.24%) MCSE
7 538 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 383 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 343 (0.78%) MCITP
10 310 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 305 (0.69%) DV Cleared
12 304 (0.69%) CCNA
13 281 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
14 263 (0.60%) MCP
15 249 (0.57%) MCSA
16 214 (0.49%) MCTS
17 206 (0.47%) PhD
18 177 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 168 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
20 157 (0.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2420 (5.50%) QA
2 1048 (2.38%) SLA
3 237 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 216 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 144 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 141 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 82 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 64 (0.15%) HL7
9 45 (0.10%) EMIR
10 37 (0.084%) COBIT
11 36 (0.082%) Solvency II
12 34 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
13 30 (0.068%) Basel II
14 28 (0.064%) ISO 8583
15 27 (0.061%) WAI
16 25 (0.057%) Basel III
17 23 (0.052%) TickIT
18 21 (0.048%) WCAG
19 17 (0.039%) MiFID
20 16 (0.036%) FINREP
System Software
1 2372 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 1385 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 930 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 426 (0.97%) vSphere
5 390 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
6 358 (0.81%) XenApp
7 240 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 208 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 189 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 159 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 152 (0.35%) Terminal Services
12 140 (0.32%) ISA Server
13 127 (0.29%) XenServer
14 93 (0.21%) NFS
15 84 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
16 69 (0.16%) Firmware
17 66 (0.15%) Terminal Server
18 65 (0.15%) SRDF
19 60 (0.14%) HDFS
20 58 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 440 (1.00%) SCCM
2 395 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 379 (0.86%) Puppet
4 349 (0.79%) SCOM
5 285 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 278 (0.63%) Data Guard
7 243 (0.55%) Nagios
8 156 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 147 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 131 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 121 (0.27%) Backup Exec
12 111 (0.25%) SCVMM
13 94 (0.21%) WSUS
14 83 (0.19%) OpenView
14 83 (0.19%) Control-M
15 68 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 67 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
17 61 (0.14%) Netcool
17 61 (0.14%) Ansible
18 53 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 10696 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 9103 (20.68%) Oracle
3 2369 (5.38%) VMware
4 1187 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1101 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1048 (2.38%) HP
7 985 (2.24%) Business Objects
8 964 (2.19%) IBM
9 833 (1.89%) SAP
10 795 (1.81%) Sybase
11 759 (1.72%) Cognos
12 571 (1.30%) Google
13 555 (1.26%) Red Hat
14 527 (1.20%) Tableau
15 511 (1.16%) Informatica
16 404 (0.92%) NetApp
17 333 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
18 316 (0.72%) Zend
19 271 (0.62%) Sun
20 265 (0.60%) EMC
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Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
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Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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