The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 29 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.17% 15.61% 26.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.73% 29.09% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 35
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 110 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 45.83% 53.66% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 50 59 72
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,887 £40,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford +7 25 £37,500 +7.14%
Shrewsbury +1 2 £42,500 +25.00%
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (43.64%) Windows
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (34.55%) DNS
2 19 (34.55%) PowerShell
3 18 (32.73%) IIS
4 17 (30.91%) Linux
4 17 (30.91%) Perl
4 17 (30.91%) HTTP
4 17 (30.91%) SSL
4 17 (30.91%) Backup Exec
4 17 (30.91%) Altiris
4 17 (30.91%) VLAN
4 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
4 17 (30.91%) Bash Shell
4 17 (30.91%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (30.91%) Change Control
5 16 (29.09%) WSUS
5 16 (29.09%) Publishing
6 15 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 14 (25.45%) MS Office
7 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (23.64%) SSH
8 13 (23.64%) MS Visio
8 13 (23.64%) Open Source
8 13 (23.64%) vSphere
9 12 (21.82%) Apache
9 12 (21.82%) PHP
9 12 (21.82%) MySQL
9 12 (21.82%) Degree

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (32.73%) IIS
2 12 (21.82%) Apache
3 11 (20.00%) Moodle
4 10 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.27%) WordPress
7 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (25.45%) MS Office
3 13 (23.64%) MS Visio
4 8 (14.55%) SPSS
5 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.82%) GIMP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) DNS
2 17 (30.91%) HTTP
2 17 (30.91%) SSL
2 17 (30.91%) VLAN
3 13 (23.64%) SSH
4 7 (12.73%) SAN
5 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.64%) DHCP
7 1 (1.82%) Intranet
7 1 (1.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.82%) Firewall
7 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) MySQL
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) QlikView
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) DTS
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (29.09%) Publishing
2 8 (14.55%) Marketing
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Junior
5 3 (5.45%) DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Junior Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Release Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Technical Support Officer
7 1 (1.82%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Security Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) LAMP
2 7 (12.73%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) CSS
4 4 (7.27%) .NET
4 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.45%) XML
6 2 (3.64%) Software Packaging
6 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.64%) Ajax
7 1 (1.82%) Web Services
7 1 (1.82%) ODBC
7 1 (1.82%) jQuery
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Open Source
2 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
2 8 (14.55%) Statistics
3 7 (12.73%) VLE
4 3 (5.45%) Wiki
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Linux
3 11 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
1 17 (30.91%) Change Control
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) UML
4 9 (16.36%) Time Management
5 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
5 8 (14.55%) CHAID
5 8 (14.55%) Direct Marketing
5 8 (14.55%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (14.55%) Workflow
5 8 (14.55%) Analytics
5 8 (14.55%) Marketing Analytics
5 8 (14.55%) Predictive Modelling
5 8 (14.55%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.27%) Content Management
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) MVC
7 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Change Management
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) PowerShell
2 17 (30.91%) Perl
2 17 (30.91%) Bash Shell
3 12 (21.82%) PHP
4 11 (20.00%) VBA
4 11 (20.00%) Java
5 10 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.27%) C#
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) HND
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.91%) Forefront TMG
3 13 (23.64%) vSphere
4 7 (12.73%) Shibboleth
5 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.27%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Backup Exec
2 16 (29.09%) WSUS
3 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.91%) Altiris
3 10 (18.18%) webMethods
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco
5 6 (10.91%) NetApp
5 6 (10.91%) Dell
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle
7 3 (5.45%) Citrix
8 2 (3.64%) VMware
8 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.64%) Remedy
9 1 (1.82%) Telerik