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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4031 4572 5141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.07% 21.44% 22.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.15% 43.93% 45.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3628 3991 4455
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
9795 10407 11322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 53.64% 48.80% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8774 8891 9859
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +4 887 £37,500 -6.25% 109
Surrey 0 817 £44,000 -2.22% 78
Berkshire +1 801 £45,000 - 66
Oxfordshire -4 354 £49,000 +22.50% 51
Buckinghamshire -1 337 £42,500 +8.97% 40
West Sussex +2 321 £42,500 +6.25% 22
East Sussex +4 269 £40,000 - 28
Kent -5 184 £38,000 +1.33% 27
Middlesex -6 30 £40,000 -17.94% 2
Sussex -3 2 £41,250 -28.26% 3
Thames Valley -4 2 £57,500 -11.53%
Home Counties -1 1 £60,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3316 (40.42%) SQL Server
2 3050 (37.18%) C#
3 3007 (36.66%) .NET
4 2594 (31.62%) JavaScript
5 2227 (27.15%) HTML
6 2098 (25.58%) Microsoft
7 2070 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
8 1969 (24.00%) CSS
9 1863 (22.71%) Windows
10 1721 (20.98%) Oracle
11 1692 (20.63%) ASP.NET
12 1681 (20.49%) Finance
13 1467 (17.88%) MVC
14 1427 (17.40%) Java
15 1388 (16.92%) Degree
16 1236 (15.07%) MS Excel
17 1176 (14.34%) jQuery
18 1158 (14.12%) T-SQL
19 1135 (13.84%) XML
20 1083 (13.20%) Linux
21 973 (11.86%) Web Services
22 840 (10.24%) Software Engineering
23 830 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC
24 793 (9.67%) Computer Science
25 784 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
26 771 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
27 741 (9.03%) TDD
28 738 (9.00%) Web Development
29 730 (8.90%) Windows Server
30 694 (8.46%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 502 (6.12%) IIS
2 332 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 248 (3.02%) MS Exchange
4 232 (2.83%) CMS
4 232 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 195 (2.38%) Apache
6 151 (1.84%) JBoss
7 147 (1.79%) SAS
8 139 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 127 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 115 (1.40%) WebSphere
11 100 (1.22%) WebLogic
12 98 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
13 68 (0.83%) Skype for Business
14 62 (0.76%) Apache Spark
15 61 (0.74%) WordPress
16 56 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
17 51 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
18 50 (0.61%) Umbraco
19 39 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 1236 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 350 (4.27%) MS Office
3 104 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 82 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.33%) MS Project
6 15 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.13%) SPSS
9 9 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.098%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.024%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.024%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.012%) InDesign
13 1 (0.012%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.012%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 182 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 49 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 48 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 42 (0.51%) Magento
6 32 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 30 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
8 29 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
9 27 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
10 21 (0.26%) Unica
11 19 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 19 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
12 14 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
12 14 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
12 14 (0.17%) SAP Business One
13 12 (0.15%) HFM
13 12 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
13 12 (0.15%) Sage X3
14 11 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
14 11 (0.13%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 276 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 265 (3.23%) SaaS
3 261 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 166 (2.02%) Office 365
5 56 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (0.57%) GitHub
7 30 (0.37%) PaaS
8 27 (0.33%) IaaS
9 23 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.26%) Sage Pay
11 16 (0.20%) Bluemix
11 16 (0.20%) Google Analytics
12 14 (0.17%) Yammer
13 11 (0.13%) Google Play
14 9 (0.11%) Google Apps
14 9 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
15 8 (0.098%) Force.com
15 8 (0.098%) Taleo
16 5 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 334 (4.07%) Firewall
2 193 (2.35%) SAN
3 191 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 186 (2.27%) WAN
5 180 (2.19%) LAN
6 161 (1.96%) DNS
6 161 (1.96%) HTTP
7 139 (1.69%) Internet
8 96 (1.17%) DHCP
9 76 (0.93%) NAS
10 72 (0.88%) SSL
11 66 (0.80%) VPN
12 50 (0.61%) VoIP
13 49 (0.60%) VLAN
14 42 (0.51%) Intranet
15 40 (0.49%) SMTP
16 38 (0.46%) LDAP
17 33 (0.40%) Wireless
18 32 (0.39%) Network Security
19 26 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3316 (40.42%) SQL Server
2 657 (8.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 633 (7.72%) MySQL
4 589 (7.18%) Relational Database
5 550 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 435 (5.30%) Oracle Database
7 422 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
8 417 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 372 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 277 (3.38%) NoSQL
11 273 (3.33%) Big Data
12 267 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 211 (2.57%) RDBMS
14 187 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 183 (2.23%) MongoDB
16 170 (2.07%) Hadoop
17 167 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
18 166 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
19 164 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
20 160 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 520 (6.34%) Visual Studio
2 452 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 425 (5.18%) Git (software)
4 324 (3.95%) Subversion
5 304 (3.71%) Selenium
6 240 (2.93%) JIRA
7 193 (2.35%) NUnit
8 164 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 147 (1.79%) JUnit
10 141 (1.72%) Jenkins
11 129 (1.57%) Maven
12 104 (1.27%) WebDriver
13 96 (1.17%) TeamCity
14 88 (1.07%) SoapUI
15 82 (1.00%) HP UFT
16 76 (0.93%) JMeter
17 75 (0.91%) MSTest
17 75 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
18 72 (0.88%) Cucumber
19 67 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 1681 (20.49%) Finance
2 304 (3.71%) Marketing
3 282 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 251 (3.06%) Banking
5 242 (2.95%) Retail
6 130 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 111 (1.35%) Games
8 85 (1.04%) Legal
9 74 (0.90%) Advertising
10 69 (0.84%) Back Office
11 63 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 55 (0.67%) Electronics
13 54 (0.66%) Billing
14 52 (0.63%) Publishing
15 50 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 44 (0.54%) Automotive
17 37 (0.45%) Law
18 34 (0.41%) French Language
19 30 (0.37%) German Language
20 29 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 4188 (51.05%) Developer
2 1528 (18.63%) .NET Developer
3 1518 (18.51%) C# Developer
4 1344 (16.38%) Analyst
5 1175 (14.32%) SQL Developer
6 1082 (13.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 824 (10.05%) Software Developer
8 683 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 613 (7.47%) ASP.NET Developer
10 554 (6.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 511 (6.23%) Java Developer
12 502 (6.12%) Applications Support
13 460 (5.61%) C# Software Developer
14 406 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 405 (4.94%) .NET Software Developer
16 389 (4.74%) Support Analyst
17 370 (4.51%) Web Developer
18 367 (4.47%) Junior
19 342 (4.17%) DBA
20 336 (4.10%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3007 (36.66%) .NET
2 2227 (27.15%) HTML
3 1969 (24.00%) CSS
4 1692 (20.63%) ASP.NET
5 1176 (14.34%) jQuery
6 1135 (13.84%) XML
7 973 (11.86%) Web Services
8 830 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 616 (7.51%) .NET Framework
10 522 (6.36%) AngularJS
11 485 (5.91%) WCF
12 457 (5.57%) HTML5
13 444 (5.41%) Ajax
14 433 (5.28%) SOAP
15 430 (5.24%) Spring
16 356 (4.34%) REST
17 339 (4.13%) JSON
18 337 (4.11%) Entity Framework
19 320 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
20 308 (3.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 793 (9.67%) Computer Science
2 771 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 286 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 251 (3.06%) Mathematics
5 207 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 201 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 173 (2.11%) Clustering
8 148 (1.80%) Replication
9 146 (1.78%) Client/Server
10 132 (1.61%) User Experience
11 127 (1.55%) Visualisation
12 103 (1.26%) iPad
13 99 (1.21%) Driving Licence
14 94 (1.15%) Data Integration
15 93 (1.13%) Data Centre
16 84 (1.02%) Statistics
17 78 (0.95%) Algorithms
18 65 (0.79%) N-Tier
19 52 (0.63%) Physics
20 48 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1863 (22.71%) Windows
2 1083 (13.20%) Linux
3 730 (8.90%) Windows Server
4 551 (6.72%) Unix
5 331 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 291 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 141 (1.72%) Android
8 111 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 108 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 104 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 100 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 67 (0.82%) Windows 8
13 47 (0.57%) CentOS
14 45 (0.55%) Windows 10
15 43 (0.52%) Solaris
16 40 (0.49%) AIX
17 36 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
18 27 (0.33%) Ubuntu
18 27 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
19 24 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2070 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1467 (17.88%) MVC
3 840 (10.24%) Software Engineering
4 784 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
5 741 (9.03%) TDD
6 738 (9.00%) Web Development
7 694 (8.46%) Scrum
8 634 (7.73%) OO
9 591 (7.20%) SDLC
10 519 (6.33%) CRM
11 507 (6.18%) Unit Testing
12 449 (5.47%) ETL
13 401 (4.89%) ITIL
14 385 (4.69%) Project Management
15 338 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
16 333 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
17 300 (3.66%) E-Commerce
18 296 (3.61%) Mentoring
19 290 (3.54%) Data Analysis
20 280 (3.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3050 (37.18%) C#
2 2594 (31.62%) JavaScript
3 1427 (17.40%) Java
4 1158 (14.12%) T-SQL
5 656 (8.00%) C++
6 642 (7.83%) PL/SQL
7 516 (6.29%) PHP
8 472 (5.75%) VB.NET
9 451 (5.50%) Python
10 351 (4.28%) VB
11 302 (3.68%) C
12 226 (2.76%) Perl
13 197 (2.40%) PowerShell
14 188 (2.29%) Ruby
15 168 (2.05%) VBA
16 152 (1.85%) Bash Shell
17 134 (1.63%) Shell Script
18 102 (1.24%) R
19 101 (1.23%) VB6
20 82 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1388 (16.92%) Degree
2 283 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 224 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 147 (1.79%) ISEB
5 137 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 123 (1.50%) MCSE
7 113 (1.38%) ISTQB
8 89 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 75 (0.91%) CCNA
10 63 (0.77%) MCITP
10 63 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 48 (0.59%) MCSA
12 37 (0.45%) CCNP
12 37 (0.45%) MCP
13 35 (0.43%) HND
14 31 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (0.35%) CISSP
15 29 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
15 29 (0.35%) PMI Certification
16 27 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (5.68%) QA
2 214 (2.61%) SLA
3 83 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 58 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.22%) DICOM
7 17 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.12%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.073%) HL7
10 6 (0.073%) SEPA
10 6 (0.073%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.061%) SSAE 16
12 4 (0.049%) SDET
13 3 (0.037%) GPG13
14 2 (0.024%) GAMP
14 2 (0.024%) GxP
14 2 (0.024%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.012%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.012%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 484 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 284 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 83 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 74 (0.90%) vSphere
6 72 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 60 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
8 46 (0.56%) Docker
9 37 (0.45%) HDFS
10 36 (0.44%) VMware ESX
11 32 (0.39%) XenApp
12 31 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 20 (0.24%) Terminal Server
14 18 (0.22%) KVM
14 18 (0.22%) Xen
15 16 (0.20%) vCloud
15 16 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (0.18%) VirtualBox
16 15 (0.18%) XenDesktop
17 13 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 71 (0.87%) Puppet
2 70 (0.85%) SCCM
3 66 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 65 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (0.51%) SCOM
6 32 (0.39%) Data Guard
7 31 (0.38%) Ansible
7 31 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 25 (0.30%) Nagios
9 23 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
10 22 (0.27%) WSUS
11 18 (0.22%) NetBackup
12 16 (0.20%) Backup Exec
12 16 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
13 14 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
13 14 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
13 14 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 14 (0.17%) SCVMM
14 13 (0.16%) Perfmon
15 11 (0.13%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2098 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 1721 (20.98%) Oracle
3 493 (6.01%) VMware
4 220 (2.68%) Cisco
5 193 (2.35%) Citrix
6 156 (1.90%) IBM
7 148 (1.80%) SAP
8 126 (1.54%) Cognos
9 125 (1.52%) HP
10 108 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 84 (1.02%) Tableau
12 75 (0.91%) Telerik
13 70 (0.85%) Google
14 58 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
15 57 (0.69%) Zend
16 49 (0.60%) Informatica
17 47 (0.57%) NetApp
18 41 (0.50%) Hyperion
19 39 (0.48%) EMC
20 38 (0.46%) Twitter
Hythe, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Staff discount scheme
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Aerotron
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Faversham, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + pkg
Posted: 11 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £33500 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 Per Annum +excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago