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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 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 4385 5037 4561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.93% 22.45% 20.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.42% 45.17% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3787 4286 4044
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
10098 11152 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.19% 49.71% 50.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8722 9472 9581
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -1 992 £45,000 - 118
Berkshire -1 927 £45,000 +5.88% 128
Hampshire 0 898 £40,000 +6.66% 84
Buckinghamshire 0 438 £39,500 -1.25% 77
East Sussex +1 305 £40,000 +14.28% 35
Oxfordshire +1 286 £37,500 - 86
Kent 0 259 £40,000 -11.11% 48
West Sussex -7 212 £40,000 -5.88% 38
Middlesex -4 37 £34,000 -22.72% 3
Sussex +8 15 £50,000 +17.64%
Home Counties +2 5 £40,000 -11.11%
M4 Corridor - 3 £45,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3333 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 3083 (35.05%) .NET
3 2905 (33.03%) C#
4 2488 (28.29%) JavaScript
5 2428 (27.60%) HTML
6 2415 (27.46%) Microsoft
7 2178 (24.76%) Windows
8 2138 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
9 1957 (22.25%) ASP.NET
10 1930 (21.94%) CSS
11 1763 (20.04%) Oracle
12 1750 (19.90%) Java
13 1588 (18.05%) Finance
14 1527 (17.36%) T-SQL
15 1476 (16.78%) MVC
16 1466 (16.67%) XML
17 1425 (16.20%) MS Excel
18 1392 (15.83%) Degree
19 1225 (13.93%) Linux
20 1174 (13.35%) jQuery
21 1152 (13.10%) Web Services
22 1024 (11.64%) Software Engineering
23 891 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
24 873 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
25 801 (9.11%) OO
26 765 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 765 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 764 (8.69%) MySQL
28 752 (8.55%) Visual Studio
29 747 (8.49%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 598 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 558 (6.34%) IIS
3 358 (4.07%) Apache
3 358 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 282 (3.21%) MS Exchange
5 203 (2.31%) CMS
6 185 (2.10%) WebLogic
7 169 (1.92%) JBoss
8 158 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 131 (1.49%) SAS
10 116 (1.32%) Node.js
11 98 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 90 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
13 74 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
14 70 (0.80%) Apache Solr
15 67 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
15 67 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
16 65 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
17 59 (0.67%) WordPress
18 54 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1425 (16.20%) MS Excel
2 381 (4.33%) MS Office
3 99 (1.13%) PowerPivot
4 82 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 78 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 66 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 45 (0.51%) SPSS
8 39 (0.44%) MS Project
9 35 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
10 28 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 10 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.10%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.080%) Solid Edge
15 6 (0.068%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.045%) Mingle
17 2 (0.023%) Windchill
17 2 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
18 1 (0.011%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 170 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
2 163 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 86 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 84 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
5 83 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
6 80 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
7 68 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
8 55 (0.63%) Oracle HRMS
8 55 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
9 48 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
10 39 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
11 36 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
12 32 (0.36%) Magento
12 32 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
13 28 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
13 28 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 24 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
15 21 (0.24%) HFM
15 21 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
16 19 (0.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 259 (2.94%) SaaS
2 141 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (0.74%) Office 365
5 51 (0.58%) PaaS
6 44 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 40 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 34 (0.39%) IaaS
9 30 (0.34%) GitHub
10 27 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.23%) Google App Engine
13 18 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 17 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
15 13 (0.15%) Heroku
16 8 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
17 5 (0.057%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (0.057%) Route 53
17 5 (0.057%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 394 (4.48%) Firewall
2 374 (4.25%) DNS
3 279 (3.17%) Internet
4 265 (3.01%) SAN
5 236 (2.68%) TCP/IP
6 206 (2.34%) DHCP
7 177 (2.01%) LAN
8 171 (1.94%) WAN
9 168 (1.91%) HTTP
10 133 (1.51%) VPN
11 93 (1.06%) VoIP
12 87 (0.99%) MPLS
13 84 (0.95%) SSL
14 72 (0.82%) Network Security
15 62 (0.70%) Wireless
16 57 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
17 52 (0.59%) Ethernet
17 52 (0.59%) SMTP
18 46 (0.52%) iSCSI
19 42 (0.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3333 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 765 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 765 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 764 (8.69%) MySQL
4 641 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 593 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 548 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
7 502 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 460 (5.23%) Oracle Database
9 310 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 284 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 266 (3.02%) RDBMS
12 235 (2.67%) NoSQL
13 214 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
14 177 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
15 168 (1.91%) MongoDB
16 166 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
17 161 (1.83%) Big Data
18 133 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
19 125 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 752 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 463 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 462 (5.25%) Subversion
4 346 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 281 (3.19%) Selenium
6 260 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
7 249 (2.83%) Eclipse
8 245 (2.79%) Maven
8 245 (2.79%) JIRA
9 191 (2.17%) Jenkins
10 158 (1.80%) NUnit
11 152 (1.73%) JUnit
12 151 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
13 149 (1.69%) WebDriver
14 125 (1.42%) Toad
15 112 (1.27%) JMeter
16 99 (1.13%) Ant
17 82 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 72 (0.82%) TeamCity
19 68 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1588 (18.05%) Finance
2 392 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 330 (3.75%) Marketing
4 225 (2.56%) Retail
5 193 (2.19%) Banking
6 104 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 97 (1.10%) Advertising
8 88 (1.00%) Publishing
9 60 (0.68%) Legal
10 48 (0.55%) German Language
11 42 (0.48%) Electronics
12 40 (0.45%) Back Office
13 38 (0.43%) Games
13 38 (0.43%) French Language
14 37 (0.42%) Billing
15 36 (0.41%) Automotive
16 26 (0.30%) Law
17 23 (0.26%) Aerospace
18 22 (0.25%) Spanish Language
19 21 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4301 (48.90%) Developer
2 1335 (15.18%) Analyst
3 1065 (12.11%) .NET Developer
4 829 (9.42%) C# Developer
5 618 (7.03%) Software Developer
6 557 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 537 (6.11%) Java Developer
8 529 (6.01%) Web Developer
9 516 (5.87%) DBA
10 485 (5.51%) Senior Developer
11 467 (5.31%) Software Engineer
12 432 (4.91%) Support Engineer
13 339 (3.85%) Support Analyst
14 336 (3.82%) Consultant
15 334 (3.80%) Junior
15 334 (3.80%) SQL Developer
16 332 (3.77%) SQL DBA
16 332 (3.77%) Administrator
17 327 (3.72%) Applications Support
18 305 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3083 (35.05%) .NET
2 2428 (27.60%) HTML
3 1957 (22.25%) ASP.NET
4 1930 (21.94%) CSS
5 1466 (16.67%) XML
6 1174 (13.35%) jQuery
7 1152 (13.10%) Web Services
8 672 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 633 (7.20%) HTML5
10 624 (7.09%) .NET Framework
11 593 (6.74%) Ajax
12 514 (5.84%) WCF
13 501 (5.70%) Spring
14 473 (5.38%) J2EE
15 403 (4.58%) SOAP
16 349 (3.97%) AngularJS
17 330 (3.75%) CSS3
18 325 (3.69%) XSLT
19 310 (3.52%) JSON
20 272 (3.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 891 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 742 (8.44%) Computer Science
3 280 (3.18%) Clustering
4 259 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 228 (2.59%) Mathematics
6 218 (2.48%) Open Source
7 216 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 196 (2.23%) Client/Server
9 192 (2.18%) Replication
10 189 (2.15%) Mobile App
11 185 (2.10%) User Experience
12 129 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 107 (1.22%) Statistics
14 92 (1.05%) Algorithms
15 89 (1.01%) Data Integration
16 83 (0.94%) Visualisation
17 73 (0.83%) Social Media
18 57 (0.65%) N-Tier
19 53 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
20 47 (0.53%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2178 (24.76%) Windows
2 1225 (13.93%) Linux
3 732 (8.32%) UNIX
4 480 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 408 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 294 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 201 (2.29%) Windows 7
8 167 (1.90%) Android
9 140 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 139 (1.58%) Windows XP
11 100 (1.14%) Windows 8
12 72 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
13 70 (0.80%) Solaris
14 57 (0.65%) AIX
14 57 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 50 (0.57%) CentOS
16 36 (0.41%) HPUX
17 32 (0.36%) Windows 2000
18 31 (0.35%) Windows Phone
19 25 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2138 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1476 (16.78%) MVC
3 1024 (11.64%) Software Engineering
4 873 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
5 801 (9.11%) OO
6 746 (8.48%) TDD
7 631 (7.17%) Scrum
8 480 (5.46%) ITIL
9 461 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
10 428 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
11 414 (4.71%) Project Management
12 410 (4.66%) Unit Testing
13 384 (4.37%) ETL
14 346 (3.93%) Web Development
15 341 (3.88%) OOP
16 332 (3.77%) CRM
16 332 (3.77%) Workflow
17 329 (3.74%) Mentoring
18 301 (3.42%) E-Commerce
19 276 (3.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2905 (33.03%) C#
2 2488 (28.29%) JavaScript
3 1750 (19.90%) Java
4 1527 (17.36%) T-SQL
5 747 (8.49%) PL/SQL
6 700 (7.96%) PHP
7 600 (6.82%) VB.NET
8 485 (5.51%) C++
9 403 (4.58%) VB
10 394 (4.48%) Python
11 286 (3.25%) PowerShell
12 281 (3.19%) Perl
13 235 (2.67%) VBA
14 192 (2.18%) C
15 188 (2.14%) Ruby
16 181 (2.06%) Shell Script
17 142 (1.61%) VBScript
18 109 (1.24%) PHP5
19 91 (1.03%) VB6
20 84 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1392 (15.83%) Degree
2 444 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 366 (4.16%) SC Cleared
4 363 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 241 (2.74%) ISEB
6 191 (2.17%) MCSE
7 180 (2.05%) ISTQB
8 171 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
9 153 (1.74%) DV Cleared
10 133 (1.51%) CCNA
11 78 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 73 (0.83%) MCSA
13 71 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 71 (0.81%) MCITP
14 62 (0.70%) CCNP
15 59 (0.67%) MCP
16 55 (0.63%) CCA
16 55 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
17 54 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 44 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 404 (4.59%) QA
2 176 (2.00%) SLA
3 78 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 46 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.26%) HL7
8 16 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.13%) GPG13
9 11 (0.13%) COBIT
10 8 (0.091%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.080%) ISO 8583
12 6 (0.068%) Section 508
12 6 (0.068%) WCAG
13 4 (0.045%) FISMA
14 3 (0.034%) WAI
14 3 (0.034%) GAMP
14 3 (0.034%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.034%) GAAP
14 3 (0.034%) COSO
System Software
1 613 (6.97%) Active Directory
2 364 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 263 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 114 (1.30%) vSphere
5 102 (1.16%) XenApp
6 75 (0.85%) ISA Server
7 64 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
8 56 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 52 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 52 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 36 (0.41%) XenServer
11 31 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 28 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (0.27%) iptables
14 22 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
15 21 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
15 21 (0.24%) UAG
15 21 (0.24%) Terminal Server
16 10 (0.11%) Firmware
17 9 (0.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 144 (1.64%) SCCM
2 136 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 77 (0.88%) SCOM
4 67 (0.76%) NetBackup
5 46 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 39 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 39 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (0.42%) Puppet
7 37 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 36 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 34 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 30 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 28 (0.32%) WSUS
12 27 (0.31%) SCVMM
13 24 (0.27%) Oracle Flashback
14 23 (0.26%) EdgeSight
15 22 (0.25%) Netcool
16 20 (0.23%) Nagios
17 19 (0.22%) Tivoli
18 16 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2415 (27.46%) Microsoft
2 1763 (20.04%) Oracle
3 626 (7.12%) VMware
4 289 (3.29%) Citrix
5 283 (3.22%) Cisco
6 272 (3.09%) HP
7 209 (2.38%) IBM
8 201 (2.29%) Cognos
9 165 (1.88%) SAP
10 142 (1.61%) Business Objects
11 136 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
12 108 (1.23%) Google
13 103 (1.17%) Red Hat
14 92 (1.05%) Veritas
15 78 (0.89%) Informatica
15 78 (0.89%) Tableau
16 72 (0.82%) Adobe
17 71 (0.81%) Twitter
18 65 (0.74%) Juniper
19 63 (0.72%) Sun
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Surrey
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Hampshire
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Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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South East
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