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 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 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 338 240 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.34% 25.18% 23.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.39% 49.48% 45.18%
Number of salaries quoted 266 182 185
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
589 485 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.91% 50.89% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 459 399 412
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 £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 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
Brentwood +1 77 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Chelmsford 0 48 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Colchester +14 29 £28,500 -5.78% 2
Southend-on-Sea -7 17 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Basildon -1 13 £41,000 +6.49% 2
Witham 0 12 £40,000 +19.40%
Hockley - 6 £42,500 -
Braintree +1 5 £28,500 +14.00%
Saffron Walden +2 2 £56,250 +139.36%
Billericay +2 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £26,500 - 1
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
Canvey Island - 1 £35,500 -
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 238 (40.55%) .NET
2 216 (36.80%) SQL Server
3 168 (28.62%) C#
4 156 (26.58%) MVC
5 154 (26.24%) Microsoft
6 153 (26.06%) ASP.NET
7 149 (25.38%) Finance
8 139 (23.68%) Windows
9 136 (23.17%) JavaScript
10 98 (16.70%) Java
10 98 (16.70%) .NET Framework
11 96 (16.35%) VB.NET
12 95 (16.18%) T-SQL
13 93 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
13 93 (15.84%) HTML
14 92 (15.67%) CSS
15 87 (14.82%) XML
16 85 (14.48%) Oracle
17 83 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 79 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 78 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
20 77 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
21 74 (12.61%) jQuery
22 71 (12.10%) Degree
23 68 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
24 65 (11.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 65 (11.07%) MS Excel
24 65 (11.07%) E-Commerce
25 62 (10.56%) LINQ
25 62 (10.56%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.75%) IIS
3 20 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 18 (3.07%) JBoss
5 15 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.53%) Lync
9 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.51%) Apache
13 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.34%) WordPress
13 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.17%) Mule
Applications
1 65 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.30%) MS Office
3 18 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.04%) AWD
2 4 (0.68%) Academy Housing
2 4 (0.68%) arcHouse
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.51%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.51%) Magento
3 3 (0.51%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) assyst
4 2 (0.34%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.17%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.79%) SAN
2 22 (3.75%) DNS
3 18 (3.07%) DHCP
4 14 (2.39%) Firewall
5 12 (2.04%) VPN
6 10 (1.70%) Internet
7 7 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.85%) HTTP
9 4 (0.68%) FTP
9 4 (0.68%) VoIP
10 3 (0.51%) SSH
10 3 (0.51%) WAN
10 3 (0.51%) MPLS
10 3 (0.51%) OSPF
10 3 (0.51%) HSRP
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.34%) SMPP
11 2 (0.34%) LAN
11 2 (0.34%) SMS
11 2 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (36.80%) SQL Server
2 83 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (11.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (8.01%) Relational Database
7 38 (6.47%) RDBMS
8 36 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 25 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 23 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (3.58%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (3.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
13 17 (2.90%) DB2
14 16 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (2.39%) OLTP
16 13 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (2.21%) PerformancePoint
17 11 (1.87%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.39%) Subversion
4 13 (2.21%) Selenium
5 10 (1.70%) JMeter
5 10 (1.70%) TestDirector
5 10 (1.70%) NUnit
6 9 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (1.36%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (1.19%) MSTest
9 4 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.51%) jMock
10 3 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.51%) JUnit
10 3 (0.51%) Mockito
11 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.34%) JIRA
12 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 149 (25.38%) Finance
2 19 (3.24%) Telecoms
2 19 (3.24%) Legal
3 17 (2.90%) Banking
4 13 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.21%) Law
5 8 (1.36%) Automotive
5 8 (1.36%) Retail
6 7 (1.19%) Marketing
7 5 (0.85%) Local Government
7 5 (0.85%) Back Office
8 4 (0.68%) Advertising
9 3 (0.51%) Electronics
9 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.34%) Front Office
10 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 258 (43.95%) Developer
2 133 (22.66%) Analyst
3 95 (16.18%) .NET Developer
4 60 (10.22%) C# Developer
5 51 (8.69%) Software Developer
6 50 (8.52%) DBA
7 46 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (7.84%) Java Developer
8 45 (7.67%) Senior Developer
9 40 (6.81%) Support Analyst
10 31 (5.28%) Business Analyst
10 31 (5.28%) SQL DBA
11 30 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 29 (4.94%) Administrator
13 28 (4.77%) Web Developer
14 27 (4.60%) Test Analyst
15 25 (4.26%) Applications Support
16 24 (4.09%) Programmer
17 23 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 18 (3.07%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (40.55%) .NET
2 153 (26.06%) ASP.NET
3 98 (16.70%) .NET Framework
4 93 (15.84%) HTML
5 92 (15.67%) CSS
6 87 (14.82%) XML
7 78 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 74 (12.61%) jQuery
9 62 (10.56%) LINQ
10 55 (9.37%) WCF
11 53 (9.03%) WinForms
11 53 (9.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 51 (8.69%) WPF
13 47 (8.01%) HTML5
14 46 (7.84%) Web Services
15 37 (6.30%) JSON
16 33 (5.62%) Spring
17 31 (5.28%) Razor View Engine
18 29 (4.94%) Struts
19 26 (4.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (8.69%) AS400
3 24 (4.09%) iSeries
4 17 (2.90%) Clustering
5 16 (2.73%) Client/Server
5 16 (2.73%) N-Tier
5 16 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.73%) Data Extraction
6 15 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.21%) NHS
7 13 (2.21%) Replication
8 8 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.36%) FMCG
9 7 (1.19%) Statistics
10 6 (1.02%) Kindle
11 5 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.85%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.85%) Open Source
12 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.68%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 139 (23.68%) Windows
2 53 (9.03%) Linux
3 29 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (3.75%) UNIX
5 19 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.73%) Solaris
8 13 (2.21%) AIX
8 13 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.70%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.68%) Android
13 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (26.58%) MVC
2 93 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (11.07%) E-Commerce
5 55 (9.37%) ETL
6 49 (8.35%) Software Engineering
7 41 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (6.13%) ITIL
9 33 (5.62%) Waterfall
10 29 (4.94%) Change Control
11 28 (4.77%) Web Development
12 26 (4.43%) TDD
12 26 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (4.26%) Data Analysis
14 24 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (3.92%) Workflow
15 23 (3.92%) Unit Testing
16 20 (3.41%) Test Scripting
16 20 (3.41%) Configuration Management
17 17 (2.90%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (28.62%) C#
2 136 (23.17%) JavaScript
3 98 (16.70%) Java
4 96 (16.35%) VB.NET
5 95 (16.18%) T-SQL
6 25 (4.26%) COBOL
7 16 (2.73%) VB
7 16 (2.73%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.56%) RPG
9 11 (1.87%) PHP
10 10 (1.70%) VBA
11 7 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.02%) Python
12 6 (1.02%) XPath
13 5 (0.85%) XQuery
13 5 (0.85%) VBScript
13 5 (0.85%) C++
13 5 (0.85%) C
13 5 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (12.10%) Degree
2 22 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.39%) ISEB
5 10 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (1.19%) MCSE
7 5 (0.85%) MCP
8 4 (0.68%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.68%) CCNP
8 4 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.68%) MCITP
8 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.68%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.51%) MCTS
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PhD
11 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.45%) QA
2 20 (3.41%) SLA
3 6 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.34%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.21%) VMware ESX
3 13 (2.21%) XenApp
4 9 (1.53%) XenDesktop
4 9 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.02%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.68%) Xen
8 2 (0.34%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (2.21%) Tivoli
2 13 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.85%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.68%) SCCM
4 4 (0.68%) SCOM
5 3 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.34%) Puppet
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
7 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 154 (26.24%) Microsoft
2 85 (14.48%) Oracle
3 40 (6.81%) HP
4 35 (5.96%) Citrix
5 33 (5.62%) IBM
6 24 (4.09%) NetApp
7 21 (3.58%) VMware
8 19 (3.24%) SAP
9 18 (3.07%) Business Objects
10 13 (2.21%) BMC
11 12 (2.04%) Sage
11 12 (2.04%) Cisco
12 9 (1.53%) MKS
13 7 (1.19%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.02%) DevExpress
14 6 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.02%) EMC
15 5 (0.85%) SonicWALL
15 5 (0.85%) Sun
15 5 (0.85%) Symantec
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £36,000 + Ex BEns
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Training Budget
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29k - 32k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Chelmsford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago