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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 320 428 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.27% 30.64% 26.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.63% 59.12% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 256 361 235
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
608 724 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.92% 51.83% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 482 623 495
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 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 22 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 -2 54 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Chelmsford +2 38 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Colchester -3 34 £28,000 -25.33% 6
Basildon -2 26 £41,500 +3.75% 5
Southend-on-Sea -9 11 £45,000 +32.35%
Witham +4 6 £37,250 - 1
Harlow -3 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Billericay +1 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Saffron Walden -1 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Braintree +3 1 £42,500 -
Wickford +3 1 £31,500 +26.00%
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Chigwell - 1 £37,500 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 256 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 220 (33.54%) .NET
3 194 (29.57%) C#
4 179 (27.29%) MVC
5 177 (26.98%) Finance
6 173 (26.37%) JavaScript
7 166 (25.30%) ASP.NET
8 163 (24.85%) Windows
9 143 (21.80%) Microsoft
10 132 (20.12%) HTML
11 104 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
12 97 (14.79%) MS Excel
13 95 (14.48%) Java
13 95 (14.48%) CSS
13 95 (14.48%) .NET Framework
13 95 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
14 92 (14.02%) Oracle
15 90 (13.72%) jQuery
16 89 (13.57%) VB.NET
17 87 (13.26%) Linux
18 86 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 81 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 81 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
20 80 (12.20%) Software Engineering
21 75 (11.43%) Degree
22 74 (11.28%) T-SQL
22 74 (11.28%) AS400
23 73 (11.13%) ITIL
24 72 (10.98%) XML
25 64 (9.76%) Citrix

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 42 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 39 (5.95%) MS Exchange
3 31 (4.73%) IIS
4 30 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.20%) JBoss
6 15 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
6 15 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.37%) Apache
9 8 (1.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 8 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
10 7 (1.07%) Lync
11 6 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.76%) SAS
13 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.15%) CMS
14 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 97 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 45 (6.86%) MS Office
3 20 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.61%) Mingle
6 3 (0.46%) MS Project
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) AWD
2 7 (1.07%) assyst
3 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.61%) SunGard AvantGard
4 3 (0.46%) CODA-Financials
4 3 (0.46%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.30%) Magento
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.81%) Office 365
2 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.16%) SAN
2 34 (5.18%) DNS
2 34 (5.18%) Firewall
3 21 (3.20%) DHCP
4 17 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.29%) WAN
6 10 (1.52%) FTP
6 10 (1.52%) Internet
7 8 (1.22%) VPN
8 7 (1.07%) HTTP
8 7 (1.07%) SSH
9 6 (0.91%) VoIP
10 5 (0.76%) SNMP
11 4 (0.61%) VLAN
11 4 (0.61%) LAN
12 3 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.30%) NAS
13 2 (0.30%) Cisco ICM
14 1 (0.15%) OSPF
14 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 86 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 41 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (5.49%) MS Access
7 35 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (3.81%) Relational Database
9 23 (3.51%) DB2
9 23 (3.51%) Oracle Database
10 22 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (3.35%) MySQL
11 20 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (2.44%) RDBMS
14 15 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.68%) Firebird
16 10 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
17 9 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
18 8 (1.22%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 51 (7.77%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.98%) Subversion
3 13 (1.98%) Selenium
4 9 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (1.22%) TestDirector
6 7 (1.07%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.07%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (0.76%) NUnit
7 5 (0.76%) MSTest
8 4 (0.61%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.61%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.61%) Moq
8 4 (0.61%) Mockito
8 4 (0.61%) jMock
8 4 (0.61%) JUnit
9 3 (0.46%) Eclipse
General
1 177 (26.98%) Finance
2 29 (4.42%) Banking
3 22 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.44%) Legal
5 12 (1.83%) Back Office
6 11 (1.68%) Marketing
7 9 (1.37%) Law
8 8 (1.22%) Retail
9 7 (1.07%) Electronics
9 7 (1.07%) Automotive
10 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.76%) Games
12 2 (0.30%) Local Government
12 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 294 (44.82%) Developer
2 121 (18.45%) Analyst
3 99 (15.09%) .NET Developer
4 68 (10.37%) Java Developer
5 46 (7.01%) Senior Developer
6 42 (6.40%) Software Developer
7 40 (6.10%) DBA
7 40 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 36 (5.49%) SQL DBA
9 34 (5.18%) Web Developer
9 34 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 32 (4.88%) Programmer
11 31 (4.73%) Support Analyst
11 31 (4.73%) Applications Support
12 25 (3.81%) Administrator
12 25 (3.81%) Software Engineer
13 24 (3.66%) .NET Web Developer
13 24 (3.66%) Business Analyst
14 23 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (3.05%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (33.54%) .NET
2 166 (25.30%) ASP.NET
3 132 (20.12%) HTML
4 95 (14.48%) CSS
4 95 (14.48%) .NET Framework
5 90 (13.72%) jQuery
6 81 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (10.98%) XML
8 56 (8.54%) Spring
9 53 (8.08%) Web Services
10 48 (7.32%) Struts
10 48 (7.32%) LINQ
10 48 (7.32%) HTML5
11 44 (6.71%) WinForms
11 44 (6.71%) Entity Framework
12 42 (6.40%) JPA
13 36 (5.49%) WCF
13 36 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (5.18%) J2EE
15 33 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 95 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (11.28%) AS400
3 42 (6.40%) iSeries
4 37 (5.64%) Management Information System
5 35 (5.34%) Client/Server
6 27 (4.12%) Replication
7 25 (3.81%) Clustering
8 24 (3.66%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.37%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.22%) BYOD
10 8 (1.22%) Data Extraction
10 8 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.07%) FMCG
11 7 (1.07%) Telematics
12 6 (0.91%) Open Source
13 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.46%) Statistics
14 3 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 163 (24.85%) Windows
2 87 (13.26%) Linux
3 36 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (3.96%) UNIX
6 22 (3.35%) AIX
7 21 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (2.90%) Solaris
9 13 (1.98%) Windows 8
10 12 (1.83%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.91%) CentOS
12 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.61%) Debian
14 3 (0.46%) HPUX
14 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.30%) Android
15 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (27.29%) MVC
2 104 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (12.20%) Software Engineering
4 73 (11.13%) ITIL
5 50 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (6.71%) Waterfall
7 43 (6.55%) Unit Testing
7 43 (6.55%) ETL
8 41 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 36 (5.49%) E-Commerce
10 32 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 32 (4.88%) Project Management
10 32 (4.88%) TDD
11 28 (4.27%) CRM
11 28 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (3.96%) High Availability
12 26 (3.96%) Change Control
13 24 (3.66%) Business Analysis
14 23 (3.51%) Web Development
14 23 (3.51%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 194 (29.57%) C#
2 173 (26.37%) JavaScript
3 95 (14.48%) Java
4 89 (13.57%) VB.NET
5 74 (11.28%) T-SQL
6 45 (6.86%) COBOL
7 30 (4.57%) VB
8 26 (3.96%) VBA
8 26 (3.96%) PL/SQL
8 26 (3.96%) RPG
9 25 (3.81%) PHP
10 21 (3.20%) C
11 16 (2.44%) C++
11 16 (2.44%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.13%) Perl
13 14 (2.13%) Python
14 4 (0.61%) PHP5
14 4 (0.61%) VB6
15 3 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 75 (11.43%) Degree
2 50 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (4.88%) MCSE
4 21 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.13%) MCSA
6 12 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.83%) ISEB
7 10 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.61%) MCTS
9 4 (0.61%) MCP
9 4 (0.61%) MCSD
10 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.30%) MCITP
11 2 (0.30%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.15%) CCNP
12 1 (0.15%) CCDP
12 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.18%) SLA
2 19 (2.90%) QA
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.96%) VMware ESX
4 20 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.74%) XenApp
6 9 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.07%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.76%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.46%) Xen
10 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (3.51%) Tivoli
1 23 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 17 (2.59%) Backup Exec
2 17 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.76%) Nagios
3 5 (0.76%) SCCM
3 5 (0.76%) SCOM
4 4 (0.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.30%) Control-M
7 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 143 (21.80%) Microsoft
2 92 (14.02%) Oracle
3 64 (9.76%) Citrix
4 43 (6.55%) VMware
5 35 (5.34%) IBM
6 34 (5.18%) HP
6 34 (5.18%) NetApp
7 30 (4.57%) Cisco
8 23 (3.51%) BMC
9 22 (3.35%) Business Objects
10 21 (3.20%) SAP
11 10 (1.52%) EMC
12 9 (1.37%) MKS
13 8 (1.22%) Avaya
14 7 (1.07%) Sage
14 7 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.07%) 3PAR
15 6 (0.91%) Red Gate
15 6 (0.91%) Brocade
15 6 (0.91%) Cognos
Basildon, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-42k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
i3 Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
IFDS
Posted: 4 days ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Rushworths
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago