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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 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 4433 5097 4878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.10% 22.31% 21.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.47% 45.71% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3871 4428 4372
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
10197 11150 11135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.54% 48.81% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8719 9697 9834
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 £26,500
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -1 993 £45,000 - 119
Berkshire 0 873 £45,000 +5.88% 131
Hampshire -2 821 £40,000 +3.22% 112
Buckinghamshire +1 456 £39,000 -2.50% 57
Oxfordshire +4 375 £40,000 +6.66% 60
Kent +2 288 £37,000 -7.50% 28
West Sussex -2 265 £40,000 -5.88% 24
East Sussex -2 264 £40,000 - 33
Middlesex -1 52 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Sussex -1 14 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Thames Valley - 8 £65,000 -
Home Counties -3 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3584 (39.38%) SQL Server
2 3128 (34.37%) .NET
3 2985 (32.80%) C#
4 2532 (27.82%) Microsoft
5 2413 (26.52%) JavaScript
6 2346 (25.78%) HTML
7 2158 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
8 2082 (22.88%) Windows
9 1881 (20.67%) ASP.NET
10 1818 (19.98%) CSS
11 1770 (19.45%) Oracle
12 1761 (19.35%) Finance
13 1722 (18.92%) T-SQL
14 1692 (18.59%) Java
15 1510 (16.59%) MS Excel
16 1477 (16.23%) XML
17 1473 (16.19%) MVC
18 1433 (15.75%) Degree
19 1245 (13.68%) Linux
20 1243 (13.66%) jQuery
21 1165 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
22 1108 (12.18%) Web Services
23 1004 (11.03%) Software Engineering
24 960 (10.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 959 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
26 950 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 873 (9.59%) PL/SQL
28 825 (9.07%) UNIX
29 763 (8.38%) Computer Science
30 756 (8.31%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 571 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 489 (5.37%) IIS
3 349 (3.84%) Tomcat
4 309 (3.40%) Apache
5 279 (3.07%) MS Exchange
6 185 (2.03%) WebLogic
7 177 (1.95%) SAS
8 166 (1.82%) CMS
9 161 (1.77%) WebSphere
10 142 (1.56%) JBoss
11 139 (1.53%) Node.js
12 132 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
13 127 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
14 106 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
15 71 (0.78%) Lync
16 66 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
17 61 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
18 60 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
19 53 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
20 46 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1510 (16.59%) MS Excel
2 351 (3.86%) MS Office
3 114 (1.25%) PowerPivot
4 92 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 74 (0.81%) SPSS
6 58 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 55 (0.60%) Photoshop
8 36 (0.40%) MS Project
9 35 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 20 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
12 12 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 12 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 8 (0.088%) Solid Edge
14 7 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
14 7 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
15 6 (0.066%) FastStats
15 6 (0.066%) GNU Octave
16 4 (0.044%) Mingle
16 4 (0.044%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 202 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 193 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 101 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 98 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 97 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
6 82 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
7 77 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
8 60 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 54 (0.59%) Oracle HRMS
10 49 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
11 40 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
12 37 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
13 36 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
14 34 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
15 32 (0.35%) Magento
16 27 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
17 26 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
17 26 (0.29%) HFM
18 25 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 24 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 342 (3.76%) SaaS
2 164 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (0.89%) Office 365
5 45 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (0.46%) PaaS
7 38 (0.42%) IaaS
8 27 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 22 (0.24%) GitHub
10 20 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 18 (0.20%) Google App Engine
12 15 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.13%) Force.com
14 8 (0.088%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (0.088%) AWS OpsWorks
15 3 (0.033%) Heroku
16 2 (0.022%) Google Apps
16 2 (0.022%) Taleo
16 2 (0.022%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 366 (4.02%) Firewall
2 299 (3.29%) DNS
3 269 (2.96%) Internet
4 258 (2.84%) TCP/IP
5 245 (2.69%) SAN
6 201 (2.21%) LAN
7 194 (2.13%) WAN
8 166 (1.82%) HTTP
9 141 (1.55%) DHCP
10 127 (1.40%) VoIP
11 117 (1.29%) SMTP
12 115 (1.26%) VPN
13 64 (0.70%) SSL
13 64 (0.70%) MPLS
14 55 (0.60%) Wireless
15 52 (0.57%) NAS
16 49 (0.54%) Intranet
17 48 (0.53%) iSCSI
18 44 (0.48%) Network Security
19 40 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3584 (39.38%) SQL Server
2 960 (10.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 950 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 741 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
5 711 (7.81%) MySQL
6 688 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 682 (7.49%) Relational Database
8 665 (7.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 554 (6.09%) Oracle Database
10 329 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 297 (3.26%) RDBMS
12 257 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 244 (2.68%) NoSQL
14 210 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
15 201 (2.21%) Big Data
16 198 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
17 194 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 184 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
19 170 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
20 165 (1.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 674 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 369 (4.05%) Subversion
3 366 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 348 (3.82%) Git (software)
5 294 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
6 263 (2.89%) Selenium
7 239 (2.63%) Eclipse
8 208 (2.29%) JIRA
9 194 (2.13%) Maven
10 176 (1.93%) Jenkins
11 142 (1.56%) Toad
12 136 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 124 (1.36%) WebDriver
14 99 (1.09%) HP UFT
15 97 (1.07%) NUnit
16 93 (1.02%) JMeter
17 91 (1.00%) Ant
18 88 (0.97%) JUnit
19 80 (0.88%) ReSharper
20 67 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 1761 (19.35%) Finance
2 353 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 325 (3.57%) Marketing
4 220 (2.42%) Banking
5 208 (2.29%) Retail
6 143 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 95 (1.04%) Advertising
8 90 (0.99%) Legal
9 84 (0.92%) Publishing
10 61 (0.67%) Back Office
11 59 (0.65%) Electronics
12 51 (0.56%) Games
13 49 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 46 (0.51%) Law
14 46 (0.51%) German Language
15 43 (0.47%) Front Office
16 42 (0.46%) General Ledger
17 36 (0.40%) Automotive
18 35 (0.38%) French Language
19 30 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4574 (50.26%) Developer
2 1461 (16.05%) Analyst
3 1090 (11.98%) .NET Developer
4 833 (9.15%) C# Developer
5 625 (6.87%) Software Developer
6 600 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 582 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 521 (5.73%) DBA
9 509 (5.59%) Java Developer
10 488 (5.36%) Web Developer
11 446 (4.90%) Support Analyst
12 437 (4.80%) Software Engineer
13 428 (4.70%) SQL Developer
14 396 (4.35%) Applications Support
15 355 (3.90%) Consultant
16 354 (3.89%) Support Engineer
17 348 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 339 (3.73%) Administrator
19 338 (3.71%) SQL DBA
20 313 (3.44%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3128 (34.37%) .NET
2 2346 (25.78%) HTML
3 1881 (20.67%) ASP.NET
4 1818 (19.98%) CSS
5 1477 (16.23%) XML
6 1243 (13.66%) jQuery
7 1108 (12.18%) Web Services
8 711 (7.81%) HTML5
9 688 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 656 (7.21%) .NET Framework
11 579 (6.36%) WCF
12 498 (5.47%) Ajax
13 448 (4.92%) Spring
14 389 (4.27%) J2EE
15 376 (4.13%) AngularJS
16 326 (3.58%) SOAP
17 307 (3.37%) JSON
18 298 (3.27%) Entity Framework
19 294 (3.23%) XSLT
20 291 (3.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 959 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 763 (8.38%) Computer Science
3 314 (3.45%) Clustering
4 284 (3.12%) Mathematics
5 239 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 227 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 226 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 211 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 211 (2.32%) Data Centre
9 196 (2.15%) User Experience
10 180 (1.98%) Replication
11 177 (1.95%) Data Structures
12 136 (1.49%) Data Integration
13 129 (1.42%) Visualisation
14 116 (1.27%) Statistics
15 108 (1.19%) Social Media
16 85 (0.93%) Algorithms
17 72 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
18 65 (0.71%) Life Science
19 60 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2082 (22.88%) Windows
2 1245 (13.68%) Linux
3 825 (9.07%) UNIX
4 430 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 315 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 256 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 185 (2.03%) Android
8 135 (1.48%) Windows 7
9 134 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 92 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 84 (0.92%) Windows XP
12 75 (0.82%) Windows 8
13 59 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
14 56 (0.62%) Solaris
15 47 (0.52%) AIX
16 46 (0.51%) CentOS
17 31 (0.34%) Ubuntu
18 26 (0.29%) HPUX
19 23 (0.25%) Windows Phone
20 20 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2158 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1473 (16.19%) MVC
3 1165 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
4 1004 (11.03%) Software Engineering
5 756 (8.31%) OO
6 661 (7.26%) TDD
7 659 (7.24%) Scrum
8 601 (6.60%) SDLC
9 575 (6.32%) ETL
10 565 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
11 545 (5.99%) ITIL
12 412 (4.53%) Project Management
13 363 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
14 356 (3.91%) Workflow
15 349 (3.84%) Unit Testing
16 328 (3.60%) Web Development
17 315 (3.46%) E-Commerce
17 315 (3.46%) Analytics
18 313 (3.44%) CRM
19 301 (3.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2985 (32.80%) C#
2 2413 (26.52%) JavaScript
3 1722 (18.92%) T-SQL
4 1692 (18.59%) Java
5 873 (9.59%) PL/SQL
6 660 (7.25%) VB.NET
7 629 (6.91%) PHP
8 463 (5.09%) C++
9 394 (4.33%) Python
10 362 (3.98%) VB
11 293 (3.22%) PowerShell
12 272 (2.99%) VBA
13 271 (2.98%) Perl
14 228 (2.51%) Shell Script
15 224 (2.46%) C
16 205 (2.25%) Ruby
17 126 (1.38%) VBScript
18 85 (0.93%) Bash Shell
19 71 (0.78%) ActionScript
20 68 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1433 (15.75%) Degree
2 349 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 307 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 243 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 193 (2.12%) ISEB
6 156 (1.71%) MCSE
7 141 (1.55%) ISTQB
8 140 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 116 (1.27%) CCNA
10 79 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 70 (0.77%) MCITP
12 59 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 57 (0.63%) MCSA
14 56 (0.62%) MCP
15 54 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 49 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 42 (0.46%) CISSP
18 38 (0.42%) CCA
19 37 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
20 28 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 427 (4.69%) QA
2 224 (2.46%) SLA
3 60 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.19%) HL7
7 14 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 12 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.088%) WCAG
9 8 (0.088%) Section 508
9 8 (0.088%) GPG13
10 6 (0.066%) GAMP
10 6 (0.066%) GCP
11 5 (0.055%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.044%) COBIT
13 2 (0.022%) FISMA
14 1 (0.011%) COSO
14 1 (0.011%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.011%) GxP
System Software
1 553 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 403 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 250 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 158 (1.74%) vSphere
5 119 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
6 89 (0.98%) XenApp
7 74 (0.81%) VMware ESX
8 43 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 41 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 40 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 39 (0.43%) XenServer
12 38 (0.42%) XenDesktop
13 22 (0.24%) ISA Server
14 21 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
15 20 (0.22%) Terminal Server
16 17 (0.19%) UAG
16 17 (0.19%) Docker
17 14 (0.15%) iptables
18 12 (0.13%) IMail Server
19 11 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 131 (1.44%) SCCM
2 94 (1.03%) Puppet
3 80 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 79 (0.87%) SCOM
5 66 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
7 43 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 43 (0.47%) Data Guard
8 30 (0.33%) Nagios
9 26 (0.29%) WSUS
10 23 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 21 (0.23%) Backup Exec
12 17 (0.19%) NetBackup
13 16 (0.18%) EdgeSight
14 13 (0.14%) Capistrano
14 13 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 12 (0.13%) Hyperic
16 11 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 11 (0.12%) HAProxy
17 10 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2532 (27.82%) Microsoft
2 1770 (19.45%) Oracle
3 618 (6.79%) VMware
4 316 (3.47%) Cisco
5 265 (2.91%) HP
6 224 (2.46%) Citrix
7 210 (2.31%) IBM
8 202 (2.22%) Cognos
9 166 (1.82%) Business Objects
10 140 (1.54%) SAP
11 126 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 103 (1.13%) Tableau
13 101 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 94 (1.03%) Google
15 92 (1.01%) Informatica
16 84 (0.92%) EMC
17 74 (0.81%) Twitter
18 71 (0.78%) NetApp
19 62 (0.68%) Juniper
20 60 (0.66%) Adobe
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Surrey
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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Salary: 40-60k Dependant on EXP
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Salary: 35-45k Dependant on Exp
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Home Working, 3% Pension
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
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Informatiq Consulting
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + life insurancce
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