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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4448 5130 4900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.92% 21.83% 21.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.10% 44.47% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3822 4384 4373
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
10321 11537 11454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.54% 49.08% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8835 9954 10027
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -2 976 £45,000 - 111
Hampshire +1 867 £40,000 - 124
Berkshire -3 858 £45,000 +9.75% 125
Buckinghamshire +1 507 £39,000 -2.50% 53
Oxfordshire +4 354 £38,000 +1.33% 70
East Sussex -1 301 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Kent 0 275 £37,500 -11.76% 44
West Sussex -7 225 £40,000 -5.88% 30
Middlesex +3 50 £34,500 -18.82% 4
Sussex +6 21 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Home Counties +2 3 £40,000 -30.43%
M4 Corridor - 3 £45,000 -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3390 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 3083 (35.07%) .NET
3 2893 (32.91%) C#
4 2424 (27.58%) JavaScript
5 2406 (27.37%) Microsoft
6 2375 (27.02%) HTML
7 2158 (24.55%) Windows
8 2116 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
9 1916 (21.80%) ASP.NET
10 1877 (21.35%) CSS
11 1762 (20.05%) Oracle
12 1743 (19.83%) Java
13 1621 (18.44%) Finance
14 1605 (18.26%) T-SQL
15 1457 (16.58%) XML
16 1438 (16.36%) MS Excel
17 1437 (16.35%) MVC
18 1360 (15.47%) Degree
19 1225 (13.94%) Linux
20 1165 (13.25%) jQuery
21 1151 (13.09%) Web Services
22 1018 (11.58%) Software Engineering
23 931 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
24 855 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
25 829 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 812 (9.24%) OO
27 806 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 795 (9.04%) PL/SQL
29 779 (8.86%) UNIX
30 740 (8.42%) Computer Science

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 600 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 560 (6.37%) IIS
3 380 (4.32%) Tomcat
4 336 (3.82%) Apache
5 279 (3.17%) MS Exchange
6 201 (2.29%) CMS
7 182 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 174 (1.98%) WebSphere
9 166 (1.89%) JBoss
10 149 (1.70%) SAS
11 115 (1.31%) Node.js
12 113 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
13 96 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
14 78 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
15 75 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
16 66 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
17 61 (0.69%) Apache Solr
18 57 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
19 55 (0.63%) WordPress
19 55 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1438 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 369 (4.20%) MS Office
3 107 (1.22%) PowerPivot
4 80 (0.91%) Photoshop
5 77 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 58 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 50 (0.57%) SPSS
8 37 (0.42%) MS Project
8 37 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 32 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 14 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
12 12 (0.14%) Fireworks
13 8 (0.091%) Solid Edge
13 8 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.091%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (0.057%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.046%) Mingle
16 3 (0.034%) FastStats
16 3 (0.034%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 192 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
2 187 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 105 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 100 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
5 95 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
6 92 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
7 84 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
8 65 (0.74%) Oracle HRMS
9 57 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
10 46 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
11 43 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
12 39 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
13 37 (0.42%) Magento
14 35 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 29 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
16 28 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
17 26 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
18 24 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
19 18 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 17 (0.19%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 283 (3.22%) SaaS
2 154 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 140 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (0.83%) Office 365
5 49 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (0.51%) PaaS
7 43 (0.49%) IaaS
8 31 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 27 (0.31%) GitHub
10 23 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 23 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
11 17 (0.19%) Google App Engine
12 12 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.080%) Force.com
15 6 (0.068%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.057%) Heroku
17 3 (0.034%) Adobe Analytics
18 2 (0.023%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 393 (4.47%) Firewall
2 335 (3.81%) DNS
3 287 (3.27%) Internet
4 266 (3.03%) SAN
5 223 (2.54%) TCP/IP
6 184 (2.09%) LAN
7 178 (2.03%) DHCP
8 174 (1.98%) HTTP
9 172 (1.96%) WAN
10 134 (1.52%) VPN
11 106 (1.21%) VoIP
12 91 (1.04%) MPLS
13 84 (0.96%) SSL
14 78 (0.89%) SMTP
15 62 (0.71%) Wireless
16 58 (0.66%) Network Security
17 51 (0.58%) Ethernet
18 48 (0.55%) iSCSI
19 42 (0.48%) NAS
19 42 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3390 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 829 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 806 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 719 (8.18%) MySQL
5 638 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 632 (7.19%) Relational Database
7 613 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
8 576 (6.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 450 (5.12%) Oracle Database
10 285 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 281 (3.20%) RDBMS
12 257 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 235 (2.67%) NoSQL
14 198 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
15 173 (1.97%) Big Data
16 168 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
17 166 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
18 163 (1.85%) MongoDB
19 160 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 143 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 723 (8.23%) Visual Studio
2 422 (4.80%) Subversion
3 400 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 325 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 272 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
6 266 (3.03%) Selenium
7 250 (2.84%) Eclipse
8 245 (2.79%) Maven
9 211 (2.40%) JIRA
10 198 (2.25%) Jenkins
11 141 (1.60%) WebDriver
12 129 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
13 128 (1.46%) Toad
13 128 (1.46%) NUnit
14 115 (1.31%) JUnit
14 115 (1.31%) JMeter
15 101 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 99 (1.13%) Ant
17 69 (0.78%) TeamCity
18 62 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 1621 (18.44%) Finance
2 364 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 343 (3.90%) Marketing
4 208 (2.37%) Retail
5 181 (2.06%) Banking
6 105 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 96 (1.09%) Advertising
8 89 (1.01%) Publishing
9 54 (0.61%) Electronics
10 50 (0.57%) German Language
10 50 (0.57%) Legal
11 45 (0.51%) Back Office
12 34 (0.39%) Games
12 34 (0.39%) French Language
13 32 (0.36%) Automotive
13 32 (0.36%) Law
14 29 (0.33%) General Ledger
14 29 (0.33%) Front Office
15 26 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 25 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4300 (48.92%) Developer
2 1363 (15.51%) Analyst
3 1046 (11.90%) .NET Developer
4 813 (9.25%) C# Developer
5 613 (6.97%) Software Developer
6 548 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 529 (6.02%) DBA
8 516 (5.87%) Java Developer
9 505 (5.75%) Web Developer
10 499 (5.68%) Senior Developer
11 451 (5.13%) Software Engineer
12 392 (4.46%) Support Engineer
13 352 (4.00%) Support Analyst
14 351 (3.99%) Applications Support
14 351 (3.99%) SQL DBA
15 347 (3.95%) Administrator
16 346 (3.94%) SQL Developer
17 335 (3.81%) Consultant
18 314 (3.57%) Junior
19 296 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3083 (35.07%) .NET
2 2375 (27.02%) HTML
3 1916 (21.80%) ASP.NET
4 1877 (21.35%) CSS
5 1457 (16.58%) XML
6 1165 (13.25%) jQuery
7 1151 (13.09%) Web Services
8 662 (7.53%) HTML5
9 649 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 635 (7.22%) .NET Framework
11 564 (6.42%) Ajax
12 512 (5.82%) WCF
13 477 (5.43%) Spring
14 442 (5.03%) J2EE
15 380 (4.32%) SOAP
16 368 (4.19%) AngularJS
17 314 (3.57%) XSLT
18 300 (3.41%) JSON
19 290 (3.30%) CSS3
20 275 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 855 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 740 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 271 (3.08%) Clustering
4 235 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 234 (2.66%) Mathematics
6 217 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 209 (2.38%) Client/Server
8 208 (2.37%) Mobile App
9 195 (2.22%) Open Source
10 189 (2.15%) User Experience
11 179 (2.04%) Replication
12 152 (1.73%) Data Structures
13 117 (1.33%) Statistics
14 106 (1.21%) Data Integration
15 95 (1.08%) Algorithms
16 94 (1.07%) Social Media
17 84 (0.96%) Visualisation
18 59 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
19 57 (0.65%) N-Tier
20 50 (0.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2158 (24.55%) Windows
2 1225 (13.94%) Linux
3 779 (8.86%) UNIX
4 461 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 363 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 300 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 182 (2.07%) Android
8 165 (1.88%) Windows 7
9 148 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 102 (1.16%) Windows XP
11 80 (0.91%) Windows 8
12 75 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 69 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
14 63 (0.72%) Solaris
15 60 (0.68%) AIX
16 44 (0.50%) CentOS
17 36 (0.41%) HPUX
18 30 (0.34%) Windows Phone
19 28 (0.32%) Windows 2000
19 28 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2116 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1437 (16.35%) MVC
3 1018 (11.58%) Software Engineering
4 931 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
5 812 (9.24%) OO
6 703 (8.00%) TDD
7 649 (7.38%) Scrum
8 491 (5.59%) ITIL
9 489 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 431 (4.90%) ETL
11 419 (4.77%) Project Management
12 417 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
13 408 (4.64%) Unit Testing
14 339 (3.86%) Web Development
15 318 (3.62%) Mentoring
16 315 (3.58%) Workflow
17 310 (3.53%) CRM
18 308 (3.50%) OOP
19 286 (3.25%) E-Commerce
20 272 (3.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2893 (32.91%) C#
2 2424 (27.58%) JavaScript
3 1743 (19.83%) Java
4 1605 (18.26%) T-SQL
5 795 (9.04%) PL/SQL
6 678 (7.71%) PHP
7 618 (7.03%) VB.NET
8 463 (5.27%) C++
9 381 (4.33%) VB
10 377 (4.29%) Python
11 296 (3.37%) PowerShell
12 253 (2.88%) Perl
13 244 (2.78%) VBA
14 203 (2.31%) C
15 191 (2.17%) Shell Script
15 191 (2.17%) Ruby
16 124 (1.41%) VBScript
17 87 (0.99%) PHP5
18 76 (0.86%) Bash Shell
19 72 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1360 (15.47%) Degree
2 403 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 333 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 330 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 221 (2.51%) ISEB
6 165 (1.88%) ISTQB
7 160 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 157 (1.79%) MCSE
9 130 (1.48%) DV Cleared
10 123 (1.40%) CCNA
11 78 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 63 (0.72%) MCITP
12 63 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 62 (0.71%) MCP
14 54 (0.61%) CCNP
15 53 (0.60%) MCSA
16 52 (0.59%) CCA
16 52 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
17 49 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 45 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 408 (4.64%) QA
2 192 (2.18%) SLA
3 81 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 47 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.22%) HL7
7 18 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 13 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.13%) GPG13
10 11 (0.13%) COBIT
11 9 (0.10%) Section 508
11 9 (0.10%) WCAG
12 7 (0.080%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.046%) FISMA
14 3 (0.034%) COSO
14 3 (0.034%) GAAP
14 3 (0.034%) GAMP
15 1 (0.011%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.011%) BS25999
System Software
1 572 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 374 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 261 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 135 (1.54%) vSphere
5 97 (1.10%) XenApp
6 86 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
7 59 (0.67%) VMware ESX
8 50 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 50 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 48 (0.55%) ISA Server
10 44 (0.50%) XenServer
11 31 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 28 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
13 25 (0.28%) Terminal Server
14 24 (0.27%) iptables
15 22 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
16 11 (0.13%) Docker
17 8 (0.091%) Firmware
17 8 (0.091%) IMail Server
17 8 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 140 (1.59%) SCCM
2 114 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 73 (0.83%) SCOM
4 51 (0.58%) NetBackup
4 51 (0.58%) Puppet
5 50 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 41 (0.47%) Data Guard
8 35 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 31 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 30 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 28 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 27 (0.31%) WSUS
13 24 (0.27%) EdgeSight
14 18 (0.20%) Nagios
15 17 (0.19%) Oracle Flashback
16 15 (0.17%) Tivoli
17 14 (0.16%) Netcool
17 14 (0.16%) SCVMM
18 13 (0.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2406 (27.37%) Microsoft
2 1762 (20.05%) Oracle
3 611 (6.95%) VMware
4 283 (3.22%) Cisco
5 254 (2.89%) HP
6 248 (2.82%) Citrix
7 210 (2.39%) IBM
8 196 (2.23%) Cognos
9 149 (1.70%) SAP
10 135 (1.54%) Business Objects
11 130 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
12 106 (1.21%) Red Hat
13 94 (1.07%) Google
14 83 (0.94%) Tableau
15 81 (0.92%) Twitter
16 75 (0.85%) Veritas
17 73 (0.83%) Informatica
18 72 (0.82%) EMC
19 71 (0.81%) Adobe
20 61 (0.69%) Sitecore
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bampton, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stansted, Essex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Career
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday