The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 107 160 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 24.60% 27.78% 33.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.21% 46.92% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 100 146 129
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
SQL
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
242 341 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.63% 59.20% 60.83%
Number of salaries quoted 203 302 235
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SQL
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

SQL Salary Trend in Leicester

SQL
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Leicester

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

1 144 (72.36%) SQL Server
2 128 (64.32%) .NET
3 115 (57.79%) C#
4 88 (44.22%) jQuery
5 86 (43.22%) ASP.NET
6 85 (42.71%) CSS
7 84 (42.21%) JavaScript
8 82 (41.21%) HTML
9 68 (34.17%) .NET Framework
10 60 (30.15%) T-SQL
10 60 (30.15%) XML
11 58 (29.15%) Microsoft
12 54 (27.14%) Ajax
13 50 (25.13%) XSLT
14 46 (23.12%) Windows
15 45 (22.61%) SOAP
15 45 (22.61%) MVC
15 45 (22.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 44 (22.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 44 (22.11%) XHTML
17 42 (21.11%) SQL Server 2005
18 40 (20.10%) Web Services
19 37 (18.59%) XSD
20 36 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
21 34 (17.09%) VB.NET
22 25 (12.56%) Performance Tuning
22 25 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
23 23 (11.56%) Entity Framework
23 23 (11.56%) CSS3
24 21 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 11 (5.53%) IIS
2 7 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.52%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.51%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.50%) CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.01%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.50%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.02%) Firewall
2 5 (2.51%) LAN
2 5 (2.51%) WAN
3 4 (2.01%) SMTP
3 4 (2.01%) DNS
4 3 (1.51%) SAN
4 3 (1.51%) SMPP
5 2 (1.01%) DHCP
5 2 (1.01%) Internet
5 2 (1.01%) VPN
5 2 (1.01%) VLAN
6 1 (0.50%) Network Security
6 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.50%) NAS
6 1 (0.50%) SSL
6 1 (0.50%) HTTP
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (72.36%) SQL Server
2 45 (22.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (22.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (21.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.02%) Cognos Report Studio
9 6 (3.02%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 6 (3.02%) Cognos Transformer
10 5 (2.51%) Adabas
10 5 (2.51%) MySQL
11 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.51%) DB2
11 3 (1.51%) OLAP
12 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.01%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.50%) OLTP
13 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.01%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.01%) Subversion
3 3 (1.51%) TestPartner
3 3 (1.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.50%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.50%) Hudson
5 1 (0.50%) Selenium
5 1 (0.50%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 16 (8.04%) Finance
2 7 (3.52%) Retail
3 5 (2.51%) Marketing
4 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) French Language
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
6 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Billing
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (64.82%) Developer
2 49 (24.62%) Software Developer
3 38 (19.10%) Senior Developer
4 36 (18.09%) .NET Developer
4 36 (18.09%) C# Developer
5 32 (16.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (12.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (12.06%) Analyst
7 24 (12.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (11.56%) Senior Software Developer
9 14 (7.04%) Applications Support
10 11 (5.53%) Support Analyst
11 10 (5.03%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.02%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.52%) Applications Support Analyst
14 6 (3.02%) Web Developer
14 6 (3.02%) 1st Line Support
15 5 (2.51%) AWS Developer
15 5 (2.51%) Programmer
15 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (64.32%) .NET
2 88 (44.22%) jQuery
3 86 (43.22%) ASP.NET
4 85 (42.71%) CSS
5 82 (41.21%) HTML
6 68 (34.17%) .NET Framework
7 60 (30.15%) XML
8 54 (27.14%) Ajax
9 50 (25.13%) XSLT
10 45 (22.61%) SOAP
11 44 (22.11%) XHTML
12 40 (20.10%) Web Services
13 37 (18.59%) XSD
14 36 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (11.56%) Entity Framework
15 23 (11.56%) CSS3
16 21 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 21 (10.55%) LINQ
17 15 (7.54%) HTML5
18 8 (4.02%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.02%) Graphic Design
2 8 (4.02%) Open Source
3 7 (3.52%) Clustering
4 4 (2.01%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.01%) NHS
6 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.50%) PMI
7 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.50%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.12%) Windows
2 12 (6.03%) UNIX
3 11 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.02%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.51%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.51%) Linux
7 4 (2.01%) Solaris
8 3 (1.51%) Android
8 3 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.51%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.61%) MVC
2 25 (12.56%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (9.05%) Mentoring
4 16 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (4.52%) ITIL
6 9 (4.52%) OO
7 7 (3.52%) System Testing
7 7 (3.52%) Web Design
8 6 (3.02%) Project Management
8 6 (3.02%) Logistics
9 5 (2.51%) Waterfall
9 5 (2.51%) Data Analysis
10 4 (2.01%) Change Management
10 4 (2.01%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.01%) Workflow
10 4 (2.01%) Scrum
10 4 (2.01%) Load Testing
11 3 (1.51%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 115 (57.79%) C#
2 84 (42.21%) JavaScript
3 60 (30.15%) T-SQL
4 34 (17.09%) VB.NET
5 16 (8.04%) VB
6 12 (6.03%) Java
7 7 (3.52%) VB6
8 5 (2.51%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.51%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.51%) NATURAL
8 5 (2.51%) JCL
8 5 (2.51%) Perl
8 5 (2.51%) COBOL
9 4 (2.01%) Delphi
10 3 (1.51%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.51%) AWK
10 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.51%) PHP
10 3 (1.51%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (5.03%) Degree
2 3 (1.51%) ISEB
2 3 (1.51%) MCP
3 2 (1.01%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) QA
1 7 (3.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.51%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.51%) Firmware
3 4 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) XenApp
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 58 (29.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.02%) Cognos
2 8 (4.02%) Citrix
3 7 (3.52%) VMware
4 6 (3.02%) Oracle
5 5 (2.51%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.01%) Google
7 3 (1.51%) Red Gate
7 3 (1.51%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.51%) IBM
7 3 (1.51%) NetApp
8 2 (1.01%) SAP
8 2 (1.01%) Retek
8 2 (1.01%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.01%) Telerik
8 2 (1.01%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.50%) hybris
9 1 (0.50%) Twitter
9 1 (0.50%) Veeam
9 1 (0.50%) Northgate
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ventula Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £46,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £28k - 40k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: 19 days ago