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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 257 352 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.67% 26.75% 29.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.23% 54.66% 60.34%
Number of salaries quoted 216 283 341
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
522 644 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 52.15% 48.94% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 440 512 575
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
Colchester -2 37 £42,500 +51.78% 2
Brentwood -4 34 £42,500 -5.55%
Basildon +3 27 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Chelmsford 0 24 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Southend-on-Sea -2 12 £45,000 -
Saffron Walden +3 11 £47,500 -
Harlow +6 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Waltham Abbey - 3 - -
Loughton - 2 £37,500 -
Billericay +3 1 £37,500 -8.53% 2
SQL
East of England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 196 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 187 (34.69%) .NET
3 150 (27.83%) C#
3 150 (27.83%) Finance
4 134 (24.86%) Microsoft
5 98 (18.18%) Oracle
6 97 (18.00%) JavaScript
7 93 (17.25%) ASP.NET
7 93 (17.25%) MVC
8 88 (16.33%) MS Excel
9 87 (16.14%) T-SQL
10 85 (15.77%) Java
11 84 (15.58%) Windows
12 81 (15.03%) Degree
13 79 (14.66%) Computer Science
14 74 (13.73%) HTML
15 70 (12.99%) SDLC
16 67 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 66 (12.24%) jQuery
18 64 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
19 62 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
20 61 (11.32%) CSS
21 59 (10.95%) WCF
22 56 (10.39%) Linux
22 56 (10.39%) PL/SQL
23 54 (10.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 52 (9.65%) Relational Database
25 46 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
25 46 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
26 45 (8.35%) Web Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 43 (7.98%) JBoss
2 19 (3.53%) GlassFish
3 17 (3.15%) Apache
3 17 (3.15%) IIS
4 14 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.23%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.11%) CMS
9 4 (0.74%) Node.js
9 4 (0.74%) SAS
10 3 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.56%) Drupal
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.37%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 88 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 42 (7.79%) MS Office
3 11 (2.04%) MS Project
4 7 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.30%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) AWD
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.37%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.67%) Office 365
3 2 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.48%) Firewall
2 7 (1.30%) Internet
2 7 (1.30%) Skype
3 6 (1.11%) DNS
4 5 (0.93%) DHCP
5 4 (0.74%) SAN
5 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.56%) VPN
7 2 (0.37%) HTTP
7 2 (0.37%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.37%) LAN
7 2 (0.37%) NAS
7 2 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.37%) SSL
7 2 (0.37%) WAN
8 1 (0.19%) IMAP
8 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.19%) VLAN
8 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 67 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (10.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (9.65%) Relational Database
5 46 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (7.98%) Oracle Database
7 41 (7.61%) RDBMS
8 32 (5.94%) MS Access
9 31 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (3.34%) MySQL
13 18 (3.34%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (3.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
16 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
17 12 (2.23%) QlikView
18 8 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 36 (6.68%) Visual Studio
2 21 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (3.15%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.78%) Selenium
4 15 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 14 (2.60%) HP UFT
6 12 (2.23%) Eclipse
6 12 (2.23%) Maven
7 11 (2.04%) MSTest
7 11 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (1.86%) Eclipse RCP
9 9 (1.67%) Gradle
9 9 (1.67%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.67%) NetBeans
9 9 (1.67%) NUnit
10 8 (1.48%) Ant
10 8 (1.48%) Moq
11 7 (1.30%) TestDirector
12 6 (1.11%) JIRA
12 6 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 150 (27.83%) Finance
2 20 (3.71%) Legal
3 18 (3.34%) Law
4 11 (2.04%) Automotive
4 11 (2.04%) Marketing
4 11 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.86%) Banking
6 9 (1.67%) Advertising
6 9 (1.67%) Mandarin Language
7 7 (1.30%) Electronics
8 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.93%) Retail
9 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 3 (0.56%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) Front Office
11 2 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 231 (42.86%) Developer
2 100 (18.55%) Analyst
3 83 (15.40%) C# Developer
4 81 (15.03%) .NET Developer
4 81 (15.03%) DBA
5 69 (12.80%) Senior Developer
6 65 (12.06%) SQL DBA
7 57 (10.58%) SQL Developer
8 54 (10.02%) Administrator
9 53 (9.83%) Java Developer
10 48 (8.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 30 (5.57%) Senior Java Developer
11 30 (5.57%) Web Developer
12 29 (5.38%) Business Analyst
13 26 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (4.45%) ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (4.45%) Support Analyst
15 23 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 22 (4.08%) Java Engineer
16 22 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (34.69%) .NET
2 93 (17.25%) ASP.NET
3 74 (13.73%) HTML
4 66 (12.24%) jQuery
5 61 (11.32%) CSS
6 59 (10.95%) WCF
7 45 (8.35%) XML
8 43 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (7.24%) WPF
10 37 (6.86%) Web Services
11 34 (6.31%) .NET Framework
12 31 (5.75%) Ajax
12 31 (5.75%) AngularJS
13 29 (5.38%) Entity Framework
14 27 (5.01%) Spring
15 24 (4.45%) J2EE
16 22 (4.08%) Hibernate
17 17 (3.15%) JPA
18 16 (2.97%) HTML5
19 15 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.66%) Computer Science
2 64 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.24%) Clustering
4 22 (4.08%) AS400
5 17 (3.15%) Replication
6 16 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.78%) iSeries
8 13 (2.41%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.23%) Mathematics
10 11 (2.04%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.86%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.86%) Statistics
11 10 (1.86%) User Experience
12 8 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.48%) Reinsurance
13 6 (1.11%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.93%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (0.74%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.58%) Windows
2 56 (10.39%) Linux
3 35 (6.49%) Windows Server
4 25 (4.64%) Unix
5 16 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 10 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.67%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.93%) Android
10 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.56%) AIX
11 3 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.56%) Solaris
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.19%) Debian
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.25%) MVC
2 70 (12.99%) SDLC
3 62 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
5 45 (8.35%) Web Development
6 36 (6.68%) Project Management
6 36 (6.68%) Software Engineering
7 33 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (5.94%) TDD
9 30 (5.57%) Unit Testing
10 25 (4.64%) High Availability
11 24 (4.45%) ETL
12 22 (4.08%) E-Commerce
12 22 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (3.71%) OO
13 20 (3.71%) Wealth Management
14 19 (3.53%) Workflow
15 18 (3.34%) OOP
15 18 (3.34%) Software Delivery
16 17 (3.15%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 150 (27.83%) C#
2 97 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 87 (16.14%) T-SQL
4 85 (15.77%) Java
5 56 (10.39%) PL/SQL
6 29 (5.38%) VB.NET
7 12 (2.23%) Perl
8 11 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.04%) XAML
9 10 (1.86%) COBOL
9 10 (1.86%) PHP
10 9 (1.67%) C
10 9 (1.67%) Python
11 8 (1.48%) C++
11 8 (1.48%) VBA
12 7 (1.30%) ABAP
12 7 (1.30%) VBScript
13 4 (0.74%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 81 (15.03%) Degree
2 25 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.34%) ISTQB
4 16 (2.97%) ISEB
5 13 (2.41%) MCSA
6 7 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.11%) MCSE
7 6 (1.11%) OCP
7 6 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.56%) MCP
9 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.19%) CCNA
10 1 (0.19%) CCNP
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.49%) QA
2 13 (2.41%) SLA
3 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.56%) XenApp
5 2 (0.37%) vSphere
5 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.11%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.56%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.37%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 134 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 98 (18.18%) Oracle
3 30 (5.57%) VMware
4 20 (3.71%) NetApp
5 11 (2.04%) HP
5 11 (2.04%) iManage
5 11 (2.04%) RedGate
6 10 (1.86%) SAP
7 9 (1.67%) Citrix
7 9 (1.67%) Guidewire
7 9 (1.67%) Interwoven
7 9 (1.67%) Tableau
8 6 (1.11%) Cisco
8 6 (1.11%) IBM
8 6 (1.11%) Telerik
9 4 (0.74%) MKS
10 3 (0.56%) BMC
10 3 (0.56%) Cognos
11 2 (0.37%) CA
11 2 (0.37%) Pegasus
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Essex
XL Recruitment Sales
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
Annapurna HR
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Basildon
Simon James IT
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
Maxegan
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago