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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL 13 47 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.85% 48.96% 8.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.94% 72.31% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 47 12
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
31 65 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 37.80% 67.71% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 31 65 46
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 £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) JIRA
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
4 12 (33.33%) .NET
4 12 (33.33%) HTML
4 12 (33.33%) XML
5 10 (27.78%) CSS
5 10 (27.78%) C#
5 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Java
6 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.00%) Web Services
7 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 8 (22.22%) Front Office
8 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
8 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
8 7 (19.44%) WCF
8 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 7 (19.44%) IIS
8 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
8 7 (19.44%) Linux
9 6 (16.67%) Windows
9 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) Google
10 5 (13.89%) Google Maps API
10 5 (13.89%) Subversion
10 5 (13.89%) Zachman Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (19.44%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DHCP
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) Subversion
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 3 (8.33%) Ant
4 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.56%) PHPUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Behat
6 1 (2.78%) Calabash
6 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.78%) Appium
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.78%) Rational Robot
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) NUnit
6 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 8 (22.22%) Front Office
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Lead Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Test Leader
2 5 (13.89%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
1 12 (33.33%) XML
2 10 (27.78%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (19.44%) WCF
4 7 (19.44%) jQuery
4 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.89%) CSS3
5 5 (13.89%) Backbone.js
5 5 (13.89%) Ember.js
5 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.89%) Google Maps API
5 5 (13.89%) HTML5
5 5 (13.89%) XHTML
5 5 (13.89%) DOM
6 3 (8.33%) XSLT
6 3 (8.33%) JSP
6 3 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.89%) SOA
7 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) SEO
9 2 (5.56%) OO PHP
9 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.89%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) HQL
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Tcl
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.89%) Google
1 5 (13.89%) Facebook
1 5 (13.89%) Twitter
2 3 (8.33%) hybris
2 3 (8.33%) Endeca
3 2 (5.56%) Apple
3 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) TARGIT