The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 14 27 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.46% 32.93% 37.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.90% 64.29% 57.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 54
Average salary £36,575 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,284 £30,250 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £44,000 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
SQL
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 42 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.50% 51.22% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 76
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Salary Trend in Shropshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Shropshire

SQL
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -9 8 £33,750 +2.27% 2
Shrewsbury - 1 £47,500 -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (48.94%) Windows
3 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
3 21 (44.68%) PowerShell
4 19 (40.43%) Change Control
4 19 (40.43%) DNS
4 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
5 16 (34.04%) IIS
6 15 (31.91%) MS Office
6 15 (31.91%) Perl
6 15 (31.91%) Linux
6 15 (31.91%) HTTP
6 15 (31.91%) SSL
6 15 (31.91%) Backup Exec
6 15 (31.91%) Altiris
6 15 (31.91%) VLAN
6 15 (31.91%) Load Balancing
6 15 (31.91%) Forefront TMG
6 15 (31.91%) Bash Shell
7 14 (29.79%) WSUS
7 14 (29.79%) vSphere
7 14 (29.79%) SSH
7 14 (29.79%) Publishing
7 14 (29.79%) MS Visio
8 13 (27.66%) .NET
8 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
9 12 (25.53%) C#
9 12 (25.53%) Open Source
10 10 (21.28%) PHP
10 10 (21.28%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 16 (34.04%) IIS
2 10 (21.28%) Apache
3 9 (19.15%) Moodle
4 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.64%) WordPress
6 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 15 (31.91%) MS Office
3 14 (29.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.13%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.13%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) DNS
2 15 (31.91%) HTTP
2 15 (31.91%) SSL
2 15 (31.91%) VLAN
3 14 (29.79%) SSH
4 8 (17.02%) SAN
5 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.51%) Intranet
7 2 (4.26%) DHCP
8 1 (2.13%) Firewall
8 1 (2.13%) FTP
8 1 (2.13%) VPN
8 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) Spotfire
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.13%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.13%) DTS
7 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.13%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (2.13%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 14 (29.79%) Publishing
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Release Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Packager
7 3 (6.38%) Programmer
7 3 (6.38%) MI Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Software Packager
7 3 (6.38%) C# Programmer
8 2 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) LAMP
3 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.77%) Software Packaging
4 6 (12.77%) Application Packaging
5 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 4 (8.51%) HTML
6 3 (6.38%) XML
7 2 (4.26%) WCF
7 2 (4.26%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) WinForms
8 1 (2.13%) JSON
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
8 1 (2.13%) WPF
8 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Open Source
2 4 (8.51%) VLE
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows NT
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Change Control
2 15 (31.91%) Load Balancing
3 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Time Management
4 7 (14.89%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (10.64%) Content Management
5 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.51%) CRM
6 4 (8.51%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.26%) SOA
8 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.26%) RUP
8 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
9 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) PowerShell
2 15 (31.91%) Perl
2 15 (31.91%) Bash Shell
3 12 (25.53%) C#
4 10 (21.28%) PHP
5 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.77%) Python
6 6 (12.77%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.91%) Forefront TMG
3 14 (29.79%) vSphere
4 8 (17.02%) Shibboleth
5 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (6.38%) XenServer
8 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) Backup Exec
2 14 (29.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Altiris
3 9 (19.15%) Cisco
4 8 (17.02%) Citrix
5 7 (14.89%) VMware
5 7 (14.89%) NetApp
5 7 (14.89%) Dell
6 6 (12.77%) Oracle
6 6 (12.77%) Remedy
7 4 (8.51%) Cognos
8 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
9 2 (4.26%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (2.13%) Telerik