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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL 21 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 21.21% 39.78% 9.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.33% 59.68% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 16
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
36 62 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 36.36% 66.67% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 56
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Gatwick

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (40.48%) .NET
3 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) JIRA
5 13 (30.95%) HTML
6 11 (26.19%) C#
6 11 (26.19%) XML
6 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
7 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.81%) Linux
7 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (21.43%) Java
8 9 (21.43%) Windows
8 9 (21.43%) Front Office
8 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 8 (19.05%) PHP
9 8 (19.05%) CSS
9 8 (19.05%) XHTML
10 7 (16.67%) Web Services
10 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 6 (14.29%) Degree
11 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 6 (14.29%) QlikView

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DHCP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) QlikView
4 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) JIRA
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.90%) Subversion
5 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.14%) Selenium
5 3 (7.14%) Ant
5 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.76%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.76%) Behat
7 1 (2.38%) Calabash
7 1 (2.38%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.38%) Appium
7 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.38%) JUnit
7 1 (2.38%) WebLOAD
7 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.38%) Rational Robot
General
1 9 (21.43%) Front Office
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Database Developer
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Lead Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Test Leader
3 5 (11.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) .NET
2 13 (30.95%) HTML
3 11 (26.19%) XML
4 8 (19.05%) CSS
4 8 (19.05%) XHTML
5 7 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.90%) WCF
6 5 (11.90%) jQuery
7 3 (7.14%) Google Maps API
7 3 (7.14%) HTML5
7 3 (7.14%) CSS3
7 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
7 3 (7.14%) Ember.js
7 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.14%) J2EE
7 3 (7.14%) JSP
7 3 (7.14%) DOM
7 3 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
3 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) SOA
6 5 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.52%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.76%) OO
9 2 (4.76%) CRM
9 2 (4.76%) MVC
9 2 (4.76%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) C#
2 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) Java
4 8 (19.05%) PHP
5 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.14%) HQL
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) Tcl
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Endeca
2 3 (7.14%) Google
2 3 (7.14%) hybris
2 3 (7.14%) Facebook
2 3 (7.14%) Twitter
3 2 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) TARGIT