The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lichfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 8 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 13.56% 36.67% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.81% 55.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,000 £31,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
SQL
Staffordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Lichfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 52.54% 66.67% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 12
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

SQL
Salary Trend in Lichfield

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

SQL Salary Trend in Lichfield

SQL
Salary Histogram in Lichfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Lichfield region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Lichfield

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
3 17 (60.71%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) VB
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) MVC
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.86%) IIS
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
10 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 4 (14.29%) jQuery
10 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 4 (14.29%) MS Office
10 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 4 (14.29%) HTML
10 4 (14.29%) CSS
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL
11 3 (10.71%) SOAP
11 3 (10.71%) Web Services
11 3 (10.71%) XML
11 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) PVCS
2 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Applications Support
4 8 (28.57%) Support Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Junior Data Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Junior
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) jQuery
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) SOAP
4 3 (10.71%) Web Services
4 3 (10.71%) XML
4 3 (10.71%) WCF
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.14%) LINQ
5 2 (7.14%) NHibernate
5 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.57%) WPF
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Statistics
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) VB
3 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
6 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) MCP
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Sage
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle