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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL 8 51 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.52% 54.26% 9.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.00% 78.46% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 51 10
Average salary £46,250 £46,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.54% +41.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
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
25 65 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 29.76% 69.15% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 40
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 4 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 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 11 (33.33%) JIRA
5 10 (30.30%) HTML
5 10 (30.30%) CSS
6 9 (27.27%) Web Services
6 9 (27.27%) XML
6 9 (27.27%) C#
7 8 (24.24%) Java
7 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
7 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
7 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
7 8 (24.24%) jQuery
7 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.21%) WCF
8 7 (21.21%) IIS
9 6 (18.18%) DOM
9 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.18%) SOA
9 6 (18.18%) Front Office
9 6 (18.18%) HTML5
9 6 (18.18%) CSS3
10 5 (15.15%) Backbone.js
10 5 (15.15%) Facebook
10 5 (15.15%) Twitter
10 5 (15.15%) Ember.js

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (21.21%) IIS
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) nginx
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
3 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.06%) Ant
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.06%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.06%) Behat
4 2 (6.06%) LoadUI
5 1 (3.03%) Appium
5 1 (3.03%) Calabash
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) NUnit
5 1 (3.03%) JMeter
5 1 (3.03%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (18.18%) Front Office
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Lead Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support
5 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) CSS
3 9 (27.27%) Web Services
3 9 (27.27%) XML
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
4 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
4 8 (24.24%) jQuery
5 7 (21.21%) WCF
6 6 (18.18%) DOM
6 6 (18.18%) HTML5
6 6 (18.18%) CSS3
7 5 (15.15%) Backbone.js
7 5 (15.15%) Ember.js
7 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
7 5 (15.15%) Google Maps API
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE
8 2 (6.06%) JSP
8 2 (6.06%) SOAP
8 2 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.18%) SOA
5 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
5 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) SEO
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.06%) OO
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) HQL
6 1 (3.03%) Tcl
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) VCP4
3 1 (3.03%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Facebook
1 5 (15.15%) Twitter
1 5 (15.15%) Google
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.06%) Apple
2 2 (6.06%) Endeca
2 2 (6.06%) hybris
3 1 (3.03%) TARGIT
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau