The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick 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 11 1 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing SQL 7 62 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.78% 55.86% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.00% 82.67% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 60 6
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
West Sussex

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

Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 75 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 22.22% 67.57% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 72 41
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

SQL
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

SQL Salary Trend in Gatwick

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) .NET
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) C#
4 10 (38.46%) HTML
4 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
5 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
5 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
5 9 (34.62%) jQuery
6 7 (26.92%) WCF
6 7 (26.92%) HTML5
6 7 (26.92%) IIS
6 7 (26.92%) DOM
6 7 (26.92%) CSS3
7 6 (23.08%) XML
7 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 6 (23.08%) JIRA
8 5 (19.23%) Selenium
8 5 (19.23%) Google Maps API
8 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) Google
8 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 5 (19.23%) SOA
8 5 (19.23%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
8 5 (19.23%) Facebook
8 5 (19.23%) Twitter

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 7 (26.92%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.54%) LoadUI
3 3 (11.54%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Behat
4 2 (7.69%) PHPUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Fiddler
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) Calabash
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) Rational Robot
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
3 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 7 (26.92%) HTML5
4 7 (26.92%) CSS3
4 7 (26.92%) WCF
4 7 (26.92%) DOM
5 6 (23.08%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
6 5 (19.23%) Ember.js
6 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
6 5 (19.23%) Google Maps API
7 3 (11.54%) SOAP
8 2 (7.69%) JSON
8 2 (7.69%) REST
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
2 5 (19.23%) SOA
3 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (15.38%) BDD
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) SEO
4 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Tcl
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) HQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) iptables
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Google
1 5 (19.23%) Facebook
1 5 (19.23%) Twitter
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Endeca
5 1 (3.85%) TARGIT
5 1 (3.85%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau