The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 11.54% 6.06% 8.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 20.00% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £60,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 19.23% 30.30% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 11
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) GIS
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Altiris
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Application Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Management Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Management Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Software Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft