The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 40 55 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.27% 16.13% 20.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.74% 35.95% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 44
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
106 153 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.86% 44.87% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 91 97 96
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SQL
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Salary Trend in Middlesex

SQL
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Middlesex

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 30 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 29 (30.85%) Java
3 28 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (28.72%) Oracle
5 24 (25.53%) HTML
5 24 (25.53%) CSS
5 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 21 (22.34%) XML
7 20 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (21.28%) Degree
8 19 (20.21%) Finance
9 18 (19.15%) ETL
10 17 (18.09%) OO
10 17 (18.09%) J2EE
11 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (15.96%) Cognos
12 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
13 14 (14.89%) PL/SQL
14 13 (13.83%) SOAP
14 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
14 13 (13.83%) Data Management
14 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (13.83%) Kimball Methodology
15 12 (12.77%) T-SQL
16 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (10.64%) Cognos TM1
17 10 (10.64%) MDX
17 10 (10.64%) Cognos Controller
17 10 (10.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (9.57%) Apache
2 6 (6.38%) CMS
2 6 (6.38%) WordPress
3 5 (5.32%) IIS
4 4 (4.26%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.13%) Kentico
7 1 (1.06%) Node.js
7 1 (1.06%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.06%) nginx
7 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Cognos TM1
1 10 (10.64%) Cognos Controller
1 10 (10.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.06%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) VoIP
2 4 (4.26%) HTTP
2 4 (4.26%) VPN
2 4 (4.26%) Internet
2 4 (4.26%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) Wireless
4 1 (1.06%) SAN
4 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.45%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.38%) OLAP Cube
6 6 (6.38%) OLAP
7 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.32%) Cognos Query Studio
7 5 (5.32%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (5.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Cognos Transformer
8 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.26%) ROLAP
8 4 (4.26%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (3.19%) MySQL
9 3 (3.19%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Eclipse
1 8 (8.51%) Maven
2 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.32%) Subversion
3 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.13%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.13%) AppScan
4 2 (2.13%) Paros
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
2 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (54.26%) Developer
2 19 (20.21%) Analyst
3 17 (18.09%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.70%) SQL Developer
5 10 (10.64%) PL/SQL Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Administrator
5 10 (10.64%) Cognos Administrator
5 10 (10.64%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Java Swing Developer
6 8 (8.51%) UI Developer
6 8 (8.51%) UI Programmer
7 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Programmer
8 5 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.32%) Cognos Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Systems Accountant
8 5 (5.32%) TM1 Developer
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Programmer
9 4 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.53%) HTML
1 24 (25.53%) CSS
2 21 (22.34%) XML
3 17 (18.09%) J2EE
4 13 (13.83%) SOAP
5 10 (10.64%) MDX
6 9 (9.57%) Swing
7 8 (8.51%) Web Services
8 5 (5.32%) .NET
9 4 (4.26%) LAMP
9 4 (4.26%) ODBC
9 4 (4.26%) jQuery
9 4 (4.26%) WAMP
10 1 (1.06%) RESTful
10 1 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.06%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (1.06%) Mason
10 1 (1.06%) YAML
10 1 (1.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.32%) Statistics
4 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) W3C
7 1 (1.06%) FMCG
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (19.15%) ETL
3 17 (18.09%) OO
4 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.83%) Data Management
5 13 (13.83%) Kimball Methodology
6 10 (10.64%) Workflow
6 10 (10.64%) Validation
7 9 (9.57%) UML
7 9 (9.57%) Waterfall
7 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
8 8 (8.51%) Product Management
8 8 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.45%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (7.45%) ETL Development
10 6 (6.38%) ERP
11 5 (5.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) Java
2 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.89%) PL/SQL
4 12 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.57%) Perl
6 7 (7.45%) VB
7 5 (5.32%) PHP
8 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.19%) C++
10 2 (2.13%) C#
11 1 (1.06%) Python
11 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) ACCA
2 5 (5.32%) CIMA
3 2 (2.13%) CISMP
3 2 (2.13%) HND
3 2 (2.13%) CCIE
3 2 (2.13%) CCNP
3 2 (2.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.13%) CISSP
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.06%) Varnish
2 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Oracle
2 15 (15.96%) Cognos
2 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.32%) IBM
3 5 (5.32%) SAP
3 5 (5.32%) JD Edwards
4 4 (4.26%) VMware
4 4 (4.26%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (3.19%) Pega
5 3 (3.19%) Adobe
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) hybris
6 2 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.06%) Wyse
7 1 (1.06%) EMC
7 1 (1.06%) Trillium