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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 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 3912 4465 5272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.43% 21.43% 22.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.89% 43.71% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3494 3872 4554
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
9566 10214 11716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 52.40% 49.02% 49.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8512 8762 10206
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Surrey 0 848 £45,000 - 65
Hampshire +2 796 £37,500 -6.25% 105
Berkshire -1 768 £45,000 -2.70% 59
Buckinghamshire -1 348 £42,500 +10.38% 44
Oxfordshire -4 331 £45,000 +12.50% 36
West Sussex +3 314 £42,500 +6.25% 23
East Sussex +3 250 £40,000 - 21
Kent -5 209 £37,500 - 21
Middlesex -3 30 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Sussex 0 5 £37,500 -28.57%
Thames Valley -5 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 30 May 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 3354 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 2992 (36.35%) C#
3 2893 (35.14%) .NET
4 2690 (32.68%) JavaScript
5 2297 (27.90%) HTML
6 2137 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
7 2094 (25.44%) Microsoft
8 1997 (24.26%) CSS
9 1851 (22.49%) Windows
10 1848 (22.45%) Oracle
11 1690 (20.53%) Finance
12 1658 (20.14%) ASP.NET
13 1478 (17.95%) Java
14 1397 (16.97%) MVC
15 1393 (16.92%) Degree
16 1254 (15.23%) MS Excel
17 1187 (14.42%) XML
18 1183 (14.37%) jQuery
19 1127 (13.69%) T-SQL
20 1098 (13.34%) Linux
21 995 (12.09%) Web Services
22 822 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
23 818 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
24 814 (9.89%) Software Engineering
24 814 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
25 807 (9.80%) Computer Science
26 766 (9.31%) Web Development
27 742 (9.01%) TDD
28 735 (8.93%) Windows Server
29 726 (8.82%) PL/SQL

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
1 458 (5.56%) IIS
2 321 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 240 (2.92%) MS Exchange
4 228 (2.77%) Tomcat
5 224 (2.72%) CMS
6 208 (2.53%) Apache
7 170 (2.07%) Node.js
8 163 (1.98%) SAS
9 147 (1.79%) JBoss
10 140 (1.70%) WebSphere
11 135 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
12 132 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
13 106 (1.29%) WebLogic
14 90 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
15 71 (0.86%) WordPress
16 66 (0.80%) Skype for Business
17 53 (0.64%) Apache Spark
18 52 (0.63%) Umbraco
19 50 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
20 40 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1254 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 363 (4.41%) MS Office
3 108 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 82 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.33%) MS Project
6 15 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.16%) SPSS
9 9 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.036%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.036%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.024%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.012%) InDesign
14 1 (0.012%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.012%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 173 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 51 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 46 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 43 (0.52%) Magento
6 34 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
7 31 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 30 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
9 28 (0.34%) HFM
9 28 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
10 26 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
11 21 (0.26%) Unica
12 18 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 16 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
14 14 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
14 14 (0.17%) SAP Business One
15 13 (0.16%) Sage X3
16 11 (0.13%) Lorenzo
16 11 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
17 10 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 282 (3.43%) SaaS
2 272 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 272 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (1.76%) Office 365
4 45 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 45 (0.55%) GitHub
5 26 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 23 (0.28%) PaaS
6 23 (0.28%) Sage Pay
7 22 (0.27%) IaaS
8 19 (0.23%) Bluemix
9 18 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 13 (0.16%) Yammer
11 11 (0.13%) Google Play
12 10 (0.12%) Force.com
12 10 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 10 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
13 7 (0.085%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 337 (4.09%) Firewall
2 191 (2.32%) WAN
3 188 (2.28%) LAN
4 186 (2.26%) SAN
5 178 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 168 (2.04%) DNS
7 160 (1.94%) HTTP
8 158 (1.92%) Internet
9 92 (1.12%) DHCP
10 74 (0.90%) NAS
11 73 (0.89%) SSL
12 67 (0.81%) VPN
13 52 (0.63%) VLAN
14 46 (0.56%) Intranet
15 44 (0.53%) VoIP
16 39 (0.47%) LDAP
16 39 (0.47%) SMTP
17 30 (0.36%) Network Security
18 29 (0.35%) Wireless
19 28 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3354 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 690 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 651 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 619 (7.52%) MySQL
5 579 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 520 (6.32%) Oracle Database
7 443 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
7 443 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 379 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 313 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 289 (3.51%) NoSQL
11 276 (3.35%) Big Data
12 263 (3.19%) RDBMS
13 223 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
14 201 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
15 192 (2.33%) MongoDB
16 184 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
17 176 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
18 160 (1.94%) Hadoop
19 155 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 522 (6.34%) Visual Studio
2 471 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 454 (5.52%) Git (software)
4 341 (4.14%) Subversion
5 296 (3.60%) Selenium
6 253 (3.07%) JIRA
7 184 (2.24%) NUnit
8 182 (2.21%) Eclipse
9 165 (2.00%) JUnit
10 136 (1.65%) Jenkins
11 115 (1.40%) Maven
12 107 (1.30%) TeamCity
13 99 (1.20%) WebDriver
14 85 (1.03%) SoapUI
15 82 (1.00%) Toad
16 77 (0.94%) HP UFT
17 75 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
18 73 (0.89%) MSTest
19 70 (0.85%) Cucumber
20 69 (0.84%) Ant
General
1 1690 (20.53%) Finance
2 292 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 288 (3.50%) Marketing
4 248 (3.01%) Banking
5 235 (2.85%) Retail
6 126 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 106 (1.29%) Games
8 92 (1.12%) Legal
9 64 (0.78%) Advertising
10 60 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 58 (0.70%) Billing
11 58 (0.70%) Publishing
12 56 (0.68%) Electronics
13 54 (0.66%) Back Office
14 48 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 45 (0.55%) Automotive
16 38 (0.46%) Law
17 32 (0.39%) French Language
18 30 (0.36%) Front Office
19 27 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4149 (50.40%) Developer
2 1484 (18.03%) C# Developer
3 1456 (17.69%) .NET Developer
4 1335 (16.22%) Analyst
5 1118 (13.58%) SQL Developer
6 1027 (12.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 728 (8.84%) Senior Developer
8 719 (8.73%) Software Developer
9 609 (7.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 542 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 527 (6.40%) Java Developer
12 463 (5.62%) Applications Support
13 420 (5.10%) C# Software Developer
14 397 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 385 (4.68%) Web Developer
16 379 (4.60%) DBA
17 370 (4.49%) Support Analyst
18 354 (4.30%) Junior
19 342 (4.15%) .NET Software Developer
20 338 (4.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2893 (35.14%) .NET
2 2297 (27.90%) HTML
3 1997 (24.26%) CSS
4 1658 (20.14%) ASP.NET
5 1187 (14.42%) XML
6 1183 (14.37%) jQuery
7 995 (12.09%) Web Services
8 814 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 644 (7.82%) .NET Framework
10 538 (6.54%) AngularJS
11 491 (5.96%) HTML5
12 490 (5.95%) Ajax
13 454 (5.52%) Spring
14 450 (5.47%) WCF
15 443 (5.38%) SOAP
16 389 (4.73%) REST
17 375 (4.56%) Entity Framework
18 371 (4.51%) JSON
19 314 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
20 311 (3.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 822 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
2 807 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 273 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
4 272 (3.30%) Mathematics
5 225 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 199 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 172 (2.09%) Clustering
8 148 (1.80%) Replication
9 146 (1.77%) User Experience
10 131 (1.59%) Client/Server
10 131 (1.59%) Visualisation
11 104 (1.26%) Data Centre
12 103 (1.25%) Data Integration
13 99 (1.20%) Driving Licence
14 97 (1.18%) iPad
15 87 (1.06%) Algorithms
16 79 (0.96%) Statistics
17 78 (0.95%) Data Structures
18 65 (0.79%) N-Tier
19 45 (0.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1851 (22.49%) Windows
2 1098 (13.34%) Linux
3 735 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 619 (7.52%) Unix
5 331 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 275 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 169 (2.05%) Android
8 128 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 112 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 110 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 94 (1.14%) Windows 7
12 53 (0.64%) Windows 8
13 50 (0.61%) AIX
14 43 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
14 43 (0.52%) Solaris
15 39 (0.47%) CentOS
16 34 (0.41%) Windows 10
17 28 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
18 20 (0.24%) Windows XP
19 19 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2137 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1397 (16.97%) MVC
3 818 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
4 814 (9.89%) Software Engineering
5 766 (9.31%) Web Development
6 742 (9.01%) TDD
7 685 (8.32%) Scrum
8 655 (7.96%) OO
9 634 (7.70%) SDLC
10 543 (6.60%) Unit Testing
11 502 (6.10%) CRM
12 446 (5.42%) ETL
13 420 (5.10%) ITIL
14 392 (4.76%) Project Management
15 348 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
16 316 (3.84%) Continuous Integration
17 309 (3.75%) E-Commerce
18 292 (3.55%) Data Modelling
19 288 (3.50%) Mentoring
20 284 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2992 (36.35%) C#
2 2690 (32.68%) JavaScript
3 1478 (17.95%) Java
4 1127 (13.69%) T-SQL
5 726 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 628 (7.63%) C++
7 488 (5.93%) PHP
8 456 (5.54%) VB.NET
9 430 (5.22%) Python
10 341 (4.14%) VB
11 306 (3.72%) C
12 239 (2.90%) Perl
13 197 (2.39%) PowerShell
13 197 (2.39%) Ruby
14 153 (1.86%) VBA
15 149 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 137 (1.66%) Bash Shell
17 113 (1.37%) R
18 90 (1.09%) VB6
19 86 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1393 (16.92%) Degree
2 285 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 229 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 147 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 136 (1.65%) ISEB
6 122 (1.48%) MCSE
7 93 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 78 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 64 (0.78%) CCNA
10 63 (0.77%) MCITP
11 60 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
12 48 (0.58%) OCP
13 45 (0.55%) MCSA
14 42 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 37 (0.45%) HND
16 33 (0.40%) MCP
17 31 (0.38%) CCNP
18 27 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 23 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 496 (6.03%) QA
2 210 (2.55%) SLA
3 90 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 52 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 32 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.27%) SEPA
7 19 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.19%) DICOM
9 15 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.097%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.085%) HL7
11 7 (0.085%) SDET
12 6 (0.073%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.073%) SSAE 16
13 5 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
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%) SAS 70
System Software
1 480 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 269 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 95 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
5 86 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 67 (0.81%) vSphere
7 47 (0.57%) VMware ESX
8 37 (0.45%) HDFS
9 35 (0.43%) Docker
10 31 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 20 (0.24%) XenApp
12 18 (0.22%) KVM
12 18 (0.22%) Terminal Server
13 17 (0.21%) Xen
14 16 (0.19%) Firmware
14 16 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 14 (0.17%) vCloud
16 12 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 10 (0.12%) XenDesktop
18 9 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 69 (0.84%) SCCM
2 68 (0.83%) Puppet
3 61 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 57 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 53 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 49 (0.60%) SCOM
8 32 (0.39%) Ansible
9 23 (0.28%) WSUS
10 20 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 19 (0.23%) Nagios
12 18 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 17 (0.21%) SCVMM
13 17 (0.21%) Windows Intune
14 16 (0.19%) Backup Exec
15 13 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
15 13 (0.16%) Kibana
15 13 (0.16%) Perfmon
16 11 (0.13%) OpenAM
17 10 (0.12%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 2094 (25.44%) Microsoft
2 1848 (22.45%) Oracle
3 483 (5.87%) VMware
4 211 (2.56%) Cisco
5 175 (2.13%) Citrix
6 174 (2.11%) IBM
7 165 (2.00%) SAP
8 119 (1.45%) HP
9 113 (1.37%) Cognos
10 112 (1.36%) Red Hat
11 71 (0.86%) Google
11 71 (0.86%) Telerik
12 68 (0.83%) Hyperion
13 66 (0.80%) Tableau
14 61 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
15 46 (0.56%) NetApp
16 45 (0.55%) Informatica
17 43 (0.52%) Zend
18 41 (0.50%) TOWER Software
19 39 (0.47%) Dell
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus package (Car, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £30,259 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Longfield, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandwich, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago