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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 347 438 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.25% 30.72% 26.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.72% 61.17% 47.55%
Number of salaries quoted 279 359 221
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
646 716 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.87% 50.21% 56.44%
Number of salaries quoted 513 600 468
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 57 £45,000 -12.19% 3
Colchester -4 43 £28,000 -30.00% 4
Chelmsford +2 40 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Basildon -1 23 £40,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -9 13 £45,000 +33.33%
Witham +3 6 £37,250 - 1
Harlow -6 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Wickford +3 2 £31,500 +26.00%
Saffron Walden +1 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Rayleigh 0 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Billericay 0 2 £41,000 +17.14%
Braintree 0 1 £42,500 -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 £30,000 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 252 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 242 (35.43%) .NET
3 212 (31.04%) C#
4 194 (28.40%) MVC
5 190 (27.82%) JavaScript
6 182 (26.65%) ASP.NET
7 180 (26.35%) Windows
8 179 (26.21%) Finance
9 154 (22.55%) Microsoft
10 138 (20.20%) HTML
11 110 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
11 110 (16.11%) CSS
12 107 (15.67%) .NET Framework
13 103 (15.08%) Java
14 101 (14.79%) Oracle
15 100 (14.64%) jQuery
16 99 (14.49%) Linux
17 98 (14.35%) VB.NET
17 98 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
18 94 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 94 (13.76%) MS Excel
19 87 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 81 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 81 (11.86%) XML
21 80 (11.71%) Software Engineering
22 77 (11.27%) ITIL
22 77 (11.27%) Citrix
23 76 (11.13%) T-SQL
23 76 (11.13%) AS400
23 76 (11.13%) Degree

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 45 (6.59%) SharePoint
1 45 (6.59%) MS Exchange
2 36 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (4.54%) IIS
4 21 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.34%) JBoss
5 16 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
6 15 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (1.76%) Lync
8 10 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 8 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2000
10 8 (1.17%) Apache
11 5 (0.73%) SAS
12 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.44%) WordPress
14 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 94 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.15%) MS Office
3 21 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.59%) Mingle
6 3 (0.44%) MS Project
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.46%) AWD
2 8 (1.17%) assyst
3 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.29%) Magento
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.66%) Office 365
2 14 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.20%) SAN
2 37 (5.42%) DNS
3 35 (5.12%) Firewall
4 24 (3.51%) DHCP
5 15 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.20%) WAN
6 10 (1.46%) FTP
6 10 (1.46%) Internet
7 9 (1.32%) VPN
8 8 (1.17%) HTTP
9 7 (1.02%) SSH
10 6 (0.88%) VoIP
11 5 (0.73%) SNMP
12 4 (0.59%) LAN
12 4 (0.59%) VLAN
13 3 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.29%) NAS
14 2 (0.29%) Cisco ICM
15 1 (0.15%) IP Telephony
15 1 (0.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 87 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (7.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 47 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (4.54%) MS Access
7 31 (4.54%) Relational Database
8 26 (3.81%) DB2
9 24 (3.51%) Oracle Database
10 22 (3.22%) RDBMS
10 22 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (3.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 21 (3.07%) MySQL
12 14 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.76%) PerformancePoint
14 11 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (1.32%) Firebird
15 9 (1.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (7.91%) Visual Studio
2 18 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.05%) Subversion
4 13 (1.90%) Selenium
5 9 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (1.32%) TestDirector
6 8 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.17%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.02%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.88%) MSTest
8 6 (0.88%) NUnit
9 5 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.73%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.73%) Moq
10 4 (0.59%) Mockito
10 4 (0.59%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.59%) JUnit
10 4 (0.59%) jMock
10 4 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 179 (26.21%) Finance
2 32 (4.69%) Banking
3 22 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.34%) Legal
5 14 (2.05%) Marketing
6 13 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.76%) Back Office
8 9 (1.32%) Law
9 7 (1.02%) Electronics
9 7 (1.02%) Retail
10 6 (0.88%) Automotive
11 5 (0.73%) Games
12 3 (0.44%) Local Government
12 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Advertising
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 307 (44.95%) Developer
2 129 (18.89%) Analyst
3 113 (16.54%) .NET Developer
4 66 (9.66%) Java Developer
5 50 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 48 (7.03%) Senior Developer
7 45 (6.59%) Software Developer
8 42 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (5.86%) Web Developer
10 39 (5.71%) DBA
11 35 (5.12%) Programmer
12 33 (4.83%) Support Analyst
12 33 (4.83%) Applications Support
13 32 (4.69%) SQL DBA
14 29 (4.25%) Business Analyst
15 27 (3.95%) .NET Web Developer
16 26 (3.81%) Administrator
16 26 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 24 (3.51%) Software Engineer
18 21 (3.07%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (35.43%) .NET
2 182 (26.65%) ASP.NET
3 138 (20.20%) HTML
4 110 (16.11%) CSS
5 107 (15.67%) .NET Framework
6 100 (14.64%) jQuery
7 94 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 81 (11.86%) XML
9 59 (8.64%) Web Services
10 57 (8.35%) HTML5
11 55 (8.05%) LINQ
12 52 (7.61%) Spring
13 50 (7.32%) Entity Framework
14 49 (7.17%) WinForms
15 45 (6.59%) Struts
16 41 (6.00%) WCF
17 40 (5.86%) JPA
18 38 (5.56%) WPF
18 38 (5.56%) J2EE
19 37 (5.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 98 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (11.13%) AS400
3 45 (6.59%) iSeries
4 39 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 34 (4.98%) Client/Server
6 27 (3.95%) Clustering
7 22 (3.22%) Replication
8 19 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.76%) Data Extraction
10 10 (1.46%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.32%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.17%) FMCG
12 8 (1.17%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.17%) BYOD
13 7 (1.02%) Telematics
14 6 (0.88%) Statistics
14 6 (0.88%) Open Source
15 5 (0.73%) Mainframe
16 4 (0.59%) Data Structures
17 3 (0.44%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 180 (26.35%) Windows
2 99 (14.49%) Linux
3 37 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (4.25%) UNIX
6 26 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (3.66%) AIX
8 24 (3.51%) Solaris
9 14 (2.05%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.90%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.88%) CentOS
13 5 (0.73%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.59%) Debian
15 3 (0.44%) HPUX
16 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.29%) Android
16 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (28.40%) MVC
2 110 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (11.71%) Software Engineering
4 77 (11.27%) ITIL
5 53 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (7.03%) E-Commerce
6 48 (7.03%) Waterfall
7 47 (6.88%) ETL
7 47 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 38 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 35 (5.12%) TDD
10 34 (4.98%) Project Management
11 33 (4.83%) Responsive Web Design
12 32 (4.69%) Change Control
13 26 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (3.81%) CRM
13 26 (3.81%) Web Development
14 25 (3.66%) Data Analysis
15 24 (3.51%) High Availability
16 23 (3.37%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (31.04%) C#
2 190 (27.82%) JavaScript
3 103 (15.08%) Java
4 98 (14.35%) VB.NET
5 76 (11.13%) T-SQL
6 46 (6.73%) COBOL
7 30 (4.39%) VB
8 28 (4.10%) PHP
9 26 (3.81%) PL/SQL
9 26 (3.81%) RPG
10 20 (2.93%) VBA
11 19 (2.78%) C
12 15 (2.20%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.05%) C++
13 14 (2.05%) Python
14 13 (1.90%) Perl
15 5 (0.73%) JCL
15 5 (0.73%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.73%) REXX
Qualifications
1 76 (11.13%) Degree
2 48 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (4.98%) MCSE
4 27 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (1.76%) MCSA
6 12 (1.76%) ISEB
6 12 (1.76%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.73%) MCP
9 4 (0.59%) MCSD
9 4 (0.59%) MCTS
9 4 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.15%) MOS
11 1 (0.15%) MCITP
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.15%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.12%) SLA
2 20 (2.93%) QA
3 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (9.81%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.25%) VMware ESX
4 24 (3.51%) XenApp
5 21 (3.07%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.76%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.73%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.44%) Xen
10 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (3.81%) Tivoli
1 26 (3.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (2.49%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.73%) Nagios
5 4 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (0.59%) SCCM
5 4 (0.59%) SCOM
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.29%) Control-M
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 154 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 101 (14.79%) Oracle
3 77 (11.27%) Citrix
4 48 (7.03%) VMware
5 44 (6.44%) IBM
6 42 (6.15%) HP
7 41 (6.00%) NetApp
8 29 (4.25%) Cisco
9 26 (3.81%) BMC
10 23 (3.37%) Business Objects
11 19 (2.78%) SAP
12 11 (1.61%) EMC
13 10 (1.46%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.32%) MKS
15 8 (1.17%) Symantec
15 8 (1.17%) Sage
15 8 (1.17%) Avaya
16 6 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.88%) Brocade
16 6 (0.88%) SonicWALL
Basildon, Essex
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Nakama
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Essex
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester
Eligo
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Louis Hampshire
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 4 days ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Betting Appointments
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
IFDS
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 - £56,000 + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Chelmsford
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago