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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4368 5173 4830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.09% 22.87% 21.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.65% 46.89% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3823 4494 4266
Average salary £41,500 £40,325 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.91% +3.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
SQL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10006 11032 10785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.30% 48.77% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8609 9477 9441
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SQL Salary Trend in the South East

SQL
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

SQL Salary Histogram in the South East

SQL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
Surrey -1 982 £42,500 -5.55% 92
Berkshire -1 884 £45,000 +7.14% 95
Hampshire -2 789 £40,000 +6.66% 102
Buckinghamshire +1 479 £39,000 -2.50% 48
Oxfordshire +5 333 £42,500 +12.58% 48
East Sussex -1 277 £40,000 - 25
Kent +1 268 £36,375 -11.28% 34
West Sussex -3 261 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Middlesex -4 46 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Sussex -5 12 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Thames Valley - 10 £65,000 -
Home Counties -2 2 £65,000 +49.42%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 3506 (39.69%) SQL Server
2 2956 (33.46%) .NET
3 2886 (32.67%) C#
4 2518 (28.50%) Microsoft
5 2351 (26.61%) JavaScript
6 2244 (25.40%) HTML
7 2119 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
8 2020 (22.87%) Windows
9 1775 (20.09%) ASP.NET
10 1746 (19.76%) CSS
11 1701 (19.26%) Oracle
12 1662 (18.81%) T-SQL
13 1637 (18.53%) Finance
14 1595 (18.06%) Java
15 1470 (16.64%) MS Excel
16 1441 (16.31%) XML
17 1428 (16.16%) Degree
18 1407 (15.93%) MVC
19 1252 (14.17%) jQuery
20 1214 (13.74%) Linux
21 1164 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
22 1046 (11.84%) Web Services
23 984 (11.14%) Software Engineering
24 974 (11.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 954 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
26 937 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 880 (9.96%) PL/SQL
28 827 (9.36%) UNIX
29 786 (8.90%) Computer Science
30 754 (8.54%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 542 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 450 (5.09%) IIS
3 323 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 296 (3.35%) Apache
5 278 (3.15%) MS Exchange
6 189 (2.14%) WebLogic
7 178 (2.01%) SAS
8 144 (1.63%) Node.js
9 138 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 133 (1.51%) CMS
10 133 (1.51%) WebSphere
11 127 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
12 123 (1.39%) JBoss
13 108 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
14 70 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
15 64 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
16 63 (0.71%) Lync
17 62 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
18 45 (0.51%) Apache Solr
19 44 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1470 (16.64%) MS Excel
2 308 (3.49%) MS Office
3 107 (1.21%) PowerPivot
4 106 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 78 (0.88%) SPSS
6 56 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 39 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 32 (0.36%) MS Project
9 27 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 15 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 13 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
13 11 (0.12%) Fireworks
14 9 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
15 8 (0.091%) GNU Octave
16 6 (0.068%) FastStats
16 6 (0.068%) Solid Edge
17 5 (0.057%) Adobe Captivate
18 4 (0.045%) InDesign
18 4 (0.045%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 186 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 166 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 91 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 88 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 76 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
6 74 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
7 56 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 49 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
9 42 (0.48%) Oracle HRMS
10 39 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
11 38 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
12 34 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
13 31 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
14 27 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
14 27 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
15 26 (0.29%) HFM
15 26 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 25 (0.28%) Magento
17 21 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
18 20 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 358 (4.05%) SaaS
2 158 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 150 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (1.03%) Office 365
5 41 (0.46%) PaaS
6 39 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 38 (0.43%) IaaS
8 33 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (0.27%) Google App Engine
9 24 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 23 (0.26%) GitHub
11 13 (0.15%) Heroku
11 13 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 10 (0.11%) Force.com
12 10 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.10%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.045%) AWS OpsWorks
16 3 (0.034%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.034%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 353 (4.00%) Firewall
2 282 (3.19%) DNS
3 252 (2.85%) Internet
4 248 (2.81%) TCP/IP
5 235 (2.66%) SAN
6 215 (2.43%) LAN
7 213 (2.41%) WAN
8 159 (1.80%) HTTP
9 140 (1.58%) VoIP
10 133 (1.51%) DHCP
11 124 (1.40%) SMTP
12 113 (1.28%) VPN
13 58 (0.66%) NAS
14 55 (0.62%) MPLS
15 52 (0.59%) iSCSI
16 51 (0.58%) SSL
17 46 (0.52%) Intranet
18 44 (0.50%) Network Security
19 42 (0.48%) Wireless
20 41 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3506 (39.69%) SQL Server
2 974 (11.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 937 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 754 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
5 684 (7.74%) MySQL
6 680 (7.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 679 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 635 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 557 (6.31%) Oracle Database
10 354 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 296 (3.35%) RDBMS
12 249 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 244 (2.76%) NoSQL
14 220 (2.49%) Big Data
15 209 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 197 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
17 185 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
18 178 (2.01%) OLAP
19 174 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
20 166 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 624 (7.06%) Visual Studio
2 356 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 343 (3.88%) Subversion
4 325 (3.68%) Git (software)
5 299 (3.38%) Oracle Forms
6 254 (2.88%) Selenium
7 235 (2.66%) Eclipse
8 201 (2.28%) JIRA
9 178 (2.01%) Maven
10 159 (1.80%) Jenkins
11 140 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 128 (1.45%) Toad
13 107 (1.21%) WebDriver
14 91 (1.03%) JUnit
15 90 (1.02%) Ant
16 88 (1.00%) HP UFT
17 87 (0.98%) NUnit
17 87 (0.98%) ReSharper
18 76 (0.86%) JMeter
19 61 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 1637 (18.53%) Finance
2 355 (4.02%) Telecoms
3 300 (3.40%) Marketing
4 232 (2.63%) Retail
5 204 (2.31%) Banking
6 140 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 92 (1.04%) Legal
8 77 (0.87%) Advertising
9 72 (0.82%) Publishing
10 62 (0.70%) Back Office
11 60 (0.68%) Electronics
12 55 (0.62%) Games
13 52 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 51 (0.58%) German Language
15 47 (0.53%) Front Office
16 46 (0.52%) Law
17 40 (0.45%) Automotive
18 37 (0.42%) French Language
19 34 (0.38%) General Ledger
20 29 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4440 (50.26%) Developer
2 1410 (15.96%) Analyst
3 1018 (11.52%) .NET Developer
4 794 (8.99%) C# Developer
5 619 (7.01%) Software Developer
6 599 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 552 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 506 (5.73%) DBA
9 476 (5.39%) Java Developer
10 474 (5.37%) Web Developer
11 460 (5.21%) Support Analyst
12 451 (5.11%) Software Engineer
13 438 (4.96%) SQL Developer
14 386 (4.37%) Applications Support
15 362 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 349 (3.95%) Consultant
17 332 (3.76%) Support Engineer
17 332 (3.76%) SQL DBA
18 326 (3.69%) Administrator
19 303 (3.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2956 (33.46%) .NET
2 2244 (25.40%) HTML
3 1775 (20.09%) ASP.NET
4 1746 (19.76%) CSS
5 1441 (16.31%) XML
6 1252 (14.17%) jQuery
7 1046 (11.84%) Web Services
8 713 (8.07%) HTML5
9 679 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 625 (7.07%) .NET Framework
11 543 (6.15%) WCF
12 470 (5.32%) Ajax
13 416 (4.71%) Spring
14 384 (4.35%) AngularJS
15 354 (4.01%) J2EE
16 312 (3.53%) SOAP
17 302 (3.42%) Entity Framework
18 284 (3.21%) XSLT
19 283 (3.20%) JSON
20 280 (3.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 954 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 786 (8.90%) Computer Science
3 307 (3.48%) Mathematics
4 304 (3.44%) Clustering
5 230 (2.60%) Client/Server
6 212 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 206 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 205 (2.32%) Management Information System
9 204 (2.31%) Data Centre
10 188 (2.13%) User Experience
11 171 (1.94%) Data Structures
12 168 (1.90%) Replication
13 148 (1.68%) Data Integration
14 142 (1.61%) Visualisation
15 111 (1.26%) Statistics
16 109 (1.23%) Social Media
17 81 (0.92%) Algorithms
18 74 (0.84%) Physics
19 68 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
20 62 (0.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2020 (22.87%) Windows
2 1214 (13.74%) Linux
3 827 (9.36%) UNIX
4 400 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 329 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 219 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 168 (1.90%) Android
8 125 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 119 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 95 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 89 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 75 (0.85%) Windows XP
13 50 (0.57%) Solaris
14 48 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
15 45 (0.51%) CentOS
16 42 (0.48%) AIX
17 25 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 25 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.23%) HPUX
19 16 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2119 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1407 (15.93%) MVC
3 1164 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
4 984 (11.14%) Software Engineering
5 699 (7.91%) OO
6 648 (7.34%) Scrum
7 627 (7.10%) TDD
8 590 (6.68%) ETL
9 581 (6.58%) SDLC
10 566 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
11 533 (6.03%) ITIL
12 410 (4.64%) Project Management
13 334 (3.78%) Workflow
14 331 (3.75%) Analytics
15 316 (3.58%) Unit Testing
16 315 (3.57%) Web Development
17 314 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
18 309 (3.50%) CRM
19 301 (3.41%) E-Commerce
20 292 (3.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2886 (32.67%) C#
2 2351 (26.61%) JavaScript
3 1662 (18.81%) T-SQL
4 1595 (18.06%) Java
5 880 (9.96%) PL/SQL
6 607 (6.87%) VB.NET
7 587 (6.64%) PHP
8 432 (4.89%) C++
9 409 (4.63%) Python
10 346 (3.92%) VB
11 276 (3.12%) PowerShell
12 266 (3.01%) Perl
13 242 (2.74%) VBA
13 242 (2.74%) Shell Script
14 212 (2.40%) C
15 195 (2.21%) Ruby
16 115 (1.30%) VBScript
17 100 (1.13%) Bash Shell
18 73 (0.83%) ActionScript
19 70 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1428 (16.16%) Degree
2 361 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 273 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 210 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 186 (2.11%) ISEB
6 163 (1.85%) MCSE
7 136 (1.54%) ISTQB
8 128 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 106 (1.20%) CCNA
10 72 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
11 68 (0.77%) MCITP
12 59 (0.67%) MCSA
13 50 (0.57%) MCP
14 49 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 44 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 41 (0.46%) DV Cleared
17 37 (0.42%) CISSP
18 30 (0.34%) CCA
19 29 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
19 29 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (4.60%) QA
2 235 (2.66%) SLA
3 61 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 35 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.19%) HL7
8 12 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 9 (0.10%) GAMP
11 8 (0.091%) GPG13
12 7 (0.079%) WCAG
13 6 (0.068%) GCP
13 6 (0.068%) Section 508
14 3 (0.034%) COBIT
14 3 (0.034%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.023%) DICOM
16 1 (0.011%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.011%) GxP
System Software
1 570 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 410 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 238 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 161 (1.82%) vSphere
5 130 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
6 89 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 79 (0.89%) XenApp
8 44 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 41 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 40 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 36 (0.41%) XenServer
12 31 (0.35%) XenDesktop
13 22 (0.25%) ISA Server
14 21 (0.24%) UAG
15 20 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
16 17 (0.19%) Varnish
16 17 (0.19%) Docker
16 17 (0.19%) Terminal Server
17 15 (0.17%) IMail Server
17 15 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 138 (1.56%) SCCM
2 105 (1.19%) Puppet
3 88 (1.00%) SCOM
4 67 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 63 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 57 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 45 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 44 (0.50%) Data Guard
9 28 (0.32%) Nagios
10 27 (0.31%) WSUS
11 21 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 20 (0.23%) Backup Exec
13 14 (0.16%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 13 (0.15%) Capistrano
14 13 (0.15%) EdgeSight
15 12 (0.14%) HAProxy
15 12 (0.14%) NetBackup
16 11 (0.12%) Hyperic
17 10 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2518 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 1701 (19.26%) Oracle
3 614 (6.95%) VMware
4 317 (3.59%) Cisco
5 241 (2.73%) HP
6 213 (2.41%) Citrix
7 192 (2.17%) IBM
8 188 (2.13%) Cognos
9 131 (1.48%) SAP
10 107 (1.21%) Tableau
11 106 (1.20%) Google
12 103 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
13 98 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 86 (0.97%) Informatica
15 77 (0.87%) EMC
16 75 (0.85%) NetApp
17 70 (0.79%) Juniper
18 62 (0.70%) Twitter
19 51 (0.58%) Sitecore
20 46 (0.52%) Red Gate
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: 25,000 - 50,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hook, Hampshire
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Salary: 65k plus benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: Salary circa 35,000 - 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Windsor, Berkshire
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + package
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
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Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: c30-37k+Bens
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Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
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