The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Home Counties region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 18.92% 3.33% 8.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Programming Languages Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 37.84% 13.33% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 8
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
South East

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SQL
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

SQL Salary Trend in the Home Counties

SQL
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Home Counties region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) Market Research
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) OS/400
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Data Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (12.50%) AS400 Support
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) MDX
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
1 1 (12.50%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Market Research
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com