The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 322 394 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.45% 30.54% 24.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.21% 60.99% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 249 318 190
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
594 646 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.96% 50.08% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 457 534 426
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Essex region.

SQL Salary Trend in Essex

SQL
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Essex

SQL
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Brentwood -3 65 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Colchester -5 31 £28,500 -14.92% 3
Chelmsford -1 28 £40,000 -7.51% 7
Basildon -3 18 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -8 13 £50,000 +46.52%
Witham 0 5 £37,000 -35.65% 1
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Billericay +2 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Wickford +2 2 £31,500 +26.00%
Rayleigh 0 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Saffron Walden +4 1 - -
Braintree -2 1 £42,500 +112.50%
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 235 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 229 (35.18%) .NET
3 183 (28.11%) C#
4 180 (27.65%) Finance
5 178 (27.34%) Windows
6 169 (25.96%) MVC
7 164 (25.19%) ASP.NET
8 159 (24.42%) Microsoft
9 155 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 113 (17.36%) HTML
11 111 (17.05%) CSS
12 107 (16.44%) Oracle
13 103 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
14 102 (15.67%) Java
15 101 (15.51%) .NET Framework
16 100 (15.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 91 (13.98%) Linux
18 88 (13.52%) VB.NET
19 86 (13.21%) XML
19 86 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
20 85 (13.06%) jQuery
21 84 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 84 (12.90%) MS Excel
22 82 (12.60%) Degree
23 80 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 79 (12.14%) T-SQL
25 75 (11.52%) Software Engineering
26 73 (11.21%) AS400
27 71 (10.91%) Citrix
28 69 (10.60%) Active Directory

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 44 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 42 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 35 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (3.69%) IIS
5 20 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (2.76%) JBoss
7 14 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (1.84%) Lync
10 10 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.92%) Apache
12 6 (0.92%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.46%) WordPress
15 3 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 84 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.14%) MS Office
3 21 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.61%) Mingle
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.69%) AWD
2 8 (1.23%) assyst
3 3 (0.46%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.31%) Magento
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.31%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.31%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.07%) Office 365
2 14 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.29%) SAN
2 35 (5.38%) DNS
3 32 (4.92%) Firewall
4 25 (3.84%) DHCP
5 11 (1.69%) WAN
5 11 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.38%) VPN
7 8 (1.23%) Internet
8 7 (1.08%) FTP
9 5 (0.77%) HTTP
9 5 (0.77%) SNMP
9 5 (0.77%) VoIP
10 4 (0.61%) SSH
10 4 (0.61%) VLAN
11 3 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.46%) LAN
12 2 (0.31%) Cisco ICM
13 1 (0.15%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.15%) NFC
13 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (36.10%) SQL Server
2 84 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 60 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (5.84%) Relational Database
7 36 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (4.45%) RDBMS
10 28 (4.30%) Oracle Database
11 26 (3.99%) DB2
12 25 (3.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 21 (3.23%) MS Access
14 16 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (2.15%) MySQL
17 13 (2.00%) PerformancePoint
18 12 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
19 10 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 39 (5.99%) Visual Studio
2 24 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.76%) Selenium
4 16 (2.46%) Subversion
5 11 (1.69%) TestDirector
6 10 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (1.23%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.23%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.08%) MSTest
8 7 (1.08%) JMeter
8 7 (1.08%) NUnit
9 5 (0.77%) JIRA
9 5 (0.77%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.77%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.77%) Moq
10 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.46%) JUnit
General
1 180 (27.65%) Finance
2 25 (3.84%) Banking
3 20 (3.07%) Legal
4 18 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.00%) Law
6 12 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.54%) Marketing
8 7 (1.08%) Retail
9 6 (0.92%) Back Office
10 5 (0.77%) Automotive
10 5 (0.77%) Games
11 4 (0.61%) Local Government
11 4 (0.61%) Electronics
12 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 270 (41.47%) Developer
2 137 (21.04%) Analyst
3 100 (15.36%) .NET Developer
4 61 (9.37%) C# Developer
5 54 (8.29%) Java Developer
6 48 (7.37%) Software Developer
6 48 (7.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 40 (6.14%) DBA
8 39 (5.99%) Senior Developer
9 36 (5.53%) Web Developer
10 35 (5.38%) Support Analyst
11 31 (4.76%) Programmer
12 30 (4.61%) Business Analyst
12 30 (4.61%) SQL DBA
12 30 (4.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (4.45%) Applications Support
14 25 (3.84%) .NET Web Developer
15 24 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 23 (3.53%) Test Analyst
17 22 (3.38%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (35.18%) .NET
2 164 (25.19%) ASP.NET
3 113 (17.36%) HTML
4 111 (17.05%) CSS
5 101 (15.51%) .NET Framework
6 100 (15.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 86 (13.21%) XML
8 85 (13.06%) jQuery
9 61 (9.37%) HTML5
10 59 (9.06%) LINQ
11 57 (8.76%) Entity Framework
12 56 (8.60%) Web Services
13 48 (7.37%) WinForms
14 47 (7.22%) WCF
15 43 (6.61%) Spring
16 40 (6.14%) WPF
17 38 (5.84%) JSON
17 38 (5.84%) Struts
18 35 (5.38%) J2EE
19 31 (4.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (11.21%) AS400
3 41 (6.30%) iSeries
4 34 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.69%) Client/Server
6 23 (3.53%) Clustering
7 19 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.61%) Replication
9 15 (2.30%) Data Extraction
10 14 (2.15%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.38%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.38%) FMCG
12 8 (1.23%) NHS
13 7 (1.08%) Statistics
14 6 (0.92%) Kindle
14 6 (0.92%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.77%) Open Source
15 5 (0.77%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.77%) Mainframe
16 4 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 178 (27.34%) Windows
2 91 (13.98%) Linux
3 33 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (3.84%) UNIX
6 23 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (3.38%) Solaris
8 21 (3.23%) AIX
9 20 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.00%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.84%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.92%) CentOS
13 5 (0.77%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.77%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.61%) Debian
15 2 (0.31%) HPUX
15 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.31%) Android
15 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (25.96%) MVC
2 103 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (11.52%) Software Engineering
4 68 (10.45%) ITIL
5 65 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (8.91%) ETL
7 53 (8.14%) E-Commerce
8 49 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 49 (7.53%) Waterfall
9 33 (5.07%) Unit Testing
10 31 (4.76%) Change Control
11 28 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
11 28 (4.30%) Web Development
11 28 (4.30%) Project Management
12 27 (4.15%) Configuration Management
13 24 (3.69%) Data Analysis
14 23 (3.53%) TDD
14 23 (3.53%) CRM
15 21 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (3.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 183 (28.11%) C#
2 155 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 102 (15.67%) Java
4 88 (13.52%) VB.NET
5 79 (12.14%) T-SQL
6 43 (6.61%) COBOL
7 27 (4.15%) PL/SQL
7 27 (4.15%) VB
8 26 (3.99%) RPG
9 18 (2.76%) VBA
9 18 (2.76%) PHP
10 16 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.69%) Python
11 11 (1.69%) C
12 9 (1.38%) Perl
12 9 (1.38%) C++
13 6 (0.92%) VBScript
13 6 (0.92%) XPath
14 5 (0.77%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 82 (12.60%) Degree
2 45 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (4.92%) MCSE
4 24 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (1.84%) ISEB
7 8 (1.23%) MCSA
8 7 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.08%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.77%) MCP
10 4 (0.61%) MCSD
10 4 (0.61%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.61%) MCTS
11 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.15%) MCITP
13 1 (0.15%) CCNP
13 1 (0.15%) CCDP
13 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.45%) SLA
2 28 (4.30%) QA
3 6 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (10.60%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.99%) VMware ESX
4 24 (3.69%) XenApp
5 20 (3.07%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.84%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.92%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.77%) Xen
10 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (3.38%) Tivoli
1 22 (3.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 20 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (2.15%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.77%) Nagios
4 5 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.77%) SCCM
4 5 (0.77%) SCOM
5 4 (0.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.15%) WSUS
8 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 159 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 107 (16.44%) Oracle
3 71 (10.91%) Citrix
4 47 (7.22%) VMware
5 45 (6.91%) HP
6 42 (6.45%) IBM
7 40 (6.14%) NetApp
8 26 (3.99%) Cisco
9 23 (3.53%) Business Objects
10 22 (3.38%) BMC
11 20 (3.07%) SAP
12 13 (2.00%) EMC
13 10 (1.54%) MKS
13 10 (1.54%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.38%) Symantec
15 8 (1.23%) Sage
16 6 (0.92%) Brocade
16 6 (0.92%) SonicWALL
17 5 (0.77%) Barracuda Networks
17 5 (0.77%) WatchGuard
Colchester Campus, Essex
University of Essex
Salary: £28,695 - £37,394 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
University of Essex
Salary: From £28,695 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Louis Hampshire
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
IDPP
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 15 days ago
Billericay
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago