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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4522 4872 4747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.70% 22.42% 21.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.15% 45.06% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3849 4327 4262
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
10015 10812 11391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 45.84% 49.76% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 9459 10145
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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
Berkshire -2 1012 £40,000 -5.88% 106
Surrey -2 995 £45,000 +8.43% 85
Hampshire +1 844 £39,000 +4.00% 143
Buckinghamshire +1 523 £40,000 - 60
East Sussex +6 304 £37,500 +7.14% 28
West Sussex +2 303 £40,000 - 22
Oxfordshire +3 288 £41,996 +11.98% 39
Kent -5 191 £40,000 -11.11% 32
Middlesex -7 45 £37,500 -3.84% 4
Sussex 0 7 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Thames Valley +7 3 £50,000 -37.50%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 3741 (38.59%) SQL Server
2 3597 (37.10%) .NET
3 3330 (34.35%) C#
4 2870 (29.60%) JavaScript
5 2826 (29.15%) HTML
6 2631 (27.14%) Microsoft
7 2478 (25.56%) Windows
8 2298 (23.70%) ASP.NET
9 2235 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
10 2201 (22.70%) CSS
11 1999 (20.62%) Oracle
12 1738 (17.93%) Java
13 1677 (17.30%) Degree
14 1604 (16.54%) Finance
15 1586 (16.36%) MVC
16 1577 (16.27%) XML
17 1522 (15.70%) MS Excel
18 1468 (15.14%) T-SQL
19 1393 (14.37%) Web Services
20 1378 (14.21%) jQuery
21 1251 (12.90%) Linux
22 994 (10.25%) Software Engineering
23 869 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
24 857 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 852 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
26 833 (8.59%) Computer Science
27 818 (8.44%) PL/SQL
28 813 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 787 (8.12%) MySQL
30 759 (7.83%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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
1 721 (7.44%) IIS
2 672 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 358 (3.69%) Apache
4 307 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 304 (3.14%) MS Exchange
6 154 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 143 (1.47%) CMS
8 142 (1.46%) JBoss
9 134 (1.38%) WebLogic
10 124 (1.28%) WebSphere
11 116 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 116 (1.20%) Node.js
12 102 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
13 93 (0.96%) SAS
14 87 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
15 78 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
16 75 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
17 65 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
17 65 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
18 62 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 1522 (15.70%) MS Excel
2 355 (3.66%) MS Office
3 96 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 81 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 73 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 49 (0.51%) MS Project
7 48 (0.50%) PowerPivot
8 33 (0.34%) SPSS
9 24 (0.25%) Fireworks
10 22 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 21 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
12 13 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.062%) AutoCAD
14 5 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 4 (0.041%) FastStats
16 2 (0.021%) Open Workbench
16 2 (0.021%) 3ds Max
16 2 (0.021%) Mingle
17 1 (0.010%) Simulink
17 1 (0.010%) Maya
Business Applications
1 133 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 108 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 107 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 64 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 57 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 50 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
7 47 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
7 47 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
8 45 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
9 44 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
10 35 (0.36%) Agresso
11 33 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
12 28 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
13 26 (0.27%) HFM
14 24 (0.25%) Magento
15 21 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 21 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
16 20 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
17 19 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
17 19 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 259 (2.67%) SaaS
2 191 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (0.67%) Office 365
5 47 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (0.37%) PaaS
7 25 (0.26%) IaaS
8 24 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 18 (0.19%) Heroku
10 17 (0.18%) Route 53
11 16 (0.17%) Taleo
11 16 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 12 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.11%) GitHub
14 4 (0.041%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.021%) Force.com
16 1 (0.010%) Google Apps
16 1 (0.010%) Trello
16 1 (0.010%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 415 (4.28%) DNS
2 375 (3.87%) Firewall
3 333 (3.43%) TCP/IP
4 320 (3.30%) SAN
5 317 (3.27%) Internet
6 217 (2.24%) HTTP
6 217 (2.24%) DHCP
7 159 (1.64%) WAN
8 154 (1.59%) LAN
9 151 (1.56%) VPN
10 88 (0.91%) Intranet
11 86 (0.89%) VoIP
12 66 (0.68%) SSL
13 64 (0.66%) Network Security
14 55 (0.57%) FTP
15 54 (0.56%) iSCSI
16 53 (0.55%) NAS
17 49 (0.51%) CTI
17 49 (0.51%) Wireless
18 47 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3741 (38.59%) SQL Server
2 857 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 813 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 787 (8.12%) MySQL
5 735 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 671 (6.92%) Relational Database
7 513 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
8 508 (5.24%) Oracle Database
9 432 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 429 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 417 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 303 (3.13%) RDBMS
13 209 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
14 208 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 189 (1.95%) NoSQL
16 188 (1.94%) Big Data
17 171 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
18 149 (1.54%) MS Access
19 145 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
20 144 (1.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 743 (7.66%) Visual Studio
2 461 (4.76%) Subversion
3 460 (4.74%) Git (software)
4 431 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 401 (4.14%) Selenium
6 248 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 232 (2.39%) JIRA
8 192 (1.98%) NUnit
9 168 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 145 (1.50%) Jenkins
11 140 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
12 136 (1.40%) JUnit
13 135 (1.39%) Maven
14 133 (1.37%) WebDriver
15 109 (1.12%) Ant
16 90 (0.93%) Toad
16 90 (0.93%) JMeter
17 79 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
18 60 (0.62%) SoapUI
19 57 (0.59%) MSTest
General
1 1604 (16.54%) Finance
2 424 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 375 (3.87%) Retail
4 336 (3.47%) Marketing
5 220 (2.27%) Banking
6 134 (1.38%) Advertising
7 111 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 83 (0.86%) Legal
9 79 (0.81%) French Language
10 68 (0.70%) Publishing
11 65 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 58 (0.60%) Back Office
13 53 (0.55%) Front Office
14 48 (0.50%) Billing
15 47 (0.48%) Automotive
16 37 (0.38%) Games
17 31 (0.32%) German Language
18 29 (0.30%) Electronics
19 27 (0.28%) Investment Banking
20 25 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4614 (47.59%) Developer
2 1565 (16.14%) Analyst
3 1362 (14.05%) .NET Developer
4 1001 (10.32%) C# Developer
5 756 (7.80%) Software Developer
6 689 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 640 (6.60%) Senior Developer
8 636 (6.56%) Web Developer
9 555 (5.72%) Consultant
10 529 (5.46%) Java Developer
11 517 (5.33%) Support Engineer
12 454 (4.68%) DBA
13 452 (4.66%) Software Engineer
14 441 (4.55%) Support Analyst
15 437 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
16 431 (4.45%) SQL Developer
17 405 (4.18%) Applications Support
18 351 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 291 (3.00%) Test Analyst
20 289 (2.98%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3597 (37.10%) .NET
2 2826 (29.15%) HTML
3 2298 (23.70%) ASP.NET
4 2201 (22.70%) CSS
5 1577 (16.27%) XML
6 1393 (14.37%) Web Services
7 1378 (14.21%) jQuery
8 734 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 705 (7.27%) .NET Framework
10 657 (6.78%) WCF
11 634 (6.54%) HTML5
12 609 (6.28%) Ajax
13 481 (4.96%) SOAP
14 470 (4.85%) Spring
15 458 (4.72%) J2EE
16 383 (3.95%) CSS3
17 346 (3.57%) LINQ
18 324 (3.34%) XSLT
19 321 (3.31%) JSON
19 321 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 852 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 833 (8.59%) Computer Science
3 320 (3.30%) Mathematics
4 290 (2.99%) Clustering
5 268 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 248 (2.56%) Replication
7 235 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 234 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 210 (2.17%) User Experience
10 203 (2.09%) Open Source
11 200 (2.06%) Client/Server
12 139 (1.43%) Statistics
13 118 (1.22%) Data Integration
14 115 (1.19%) Visualisation
15 86 (0.89%) N-Tier
16 76 (0.78%) Life Science
17 65 (0.67%) Algorithms
18 64 (0.66%) iPad
19 60 (0.62%) Physics
20 59 (0.61%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2478 (25.56%) Windows
2 1251 (12.90%) Linux
3 729 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 639 (6.59%) UNIX
5 606 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 316 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 298 (3.07%) Windows 7
8 249 (2.57%) Windows XP
9 241 (2.49%) Apple iOS
10 195 (2.01%) Android
11 177 (1.83%) Windows 8
12 118 (1.22%) Solaris
13 66 (0.68%) AIX
14 55 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
15 51 (0.53%) CentOS
16 44 (0.45%) Mac OS X
17 42 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 41 (0.42%) Windows Vista
18 41 (0.42%) Windows 2000
19 38 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2235 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1586 (16.36%) MVC
3 994 (10.25%) Software Engineering
4 869 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
5 759 (7.83%) OO
6 671 (6.92%) Scrum
7 658 (6.79%) TDD
8 520 (5.36%) ITIL
9 484 (4.99%) ETL
10 481 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
11 477 (4.92%) Web Development
12 454 (4.68%) CRM
13 446 (4.60%) E-Commerce
14 441 (4.55%) Project Management
15 407 (4.20%) Unit Testing
16 403 (4.16%) Mentoring
17 373 (3.85%) Workflow
18 357 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
19 319 (3.29%) Migration
20 317 (3.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3330 (34.35%) C#
2 2870 (29.60%) JavaScript
3 1738 (17.93%) Java
4 1468 (15.14%) T-SQL
5 818 (8.44%) PL/SQL
6 720 (7.43%) VB.NET
7 694 (7.16%) PHP
8 538 (5.55%) C++
9 403 (4.16%) VB
10 311 (3.21%) C
11 298 (3.07%) Perl
12 283 (2.92%) Python
13 270 (2.78%) PowerShell
14 228 (2.35%) VBScript
15 169 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 129 (1.33%) Ruby
17 115 (1.19%) VBA
18 114 (1.18%) Objective-C
19 110 (1.13%) PHP5
20 94 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1677 (17.30%) Degree
2 542 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 402 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 398 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 293 (3.02%) ISEB
6 197 (2.03%) MCSE
7 172 (1.77%) DV Cleared
8 138 (1.42%) ISTQB
9 87 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 78 (0.80%) CISSP
11 77 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 77 (0.79%) MCITP
12 64 (0.66%) CCNA
13 57 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
14 56 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 53 (0.55%) MCSA
16 52 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
17 44 (0.45%) PhD
17 44 (0.45%) MCP
18 42 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 450 (4.64%) QA
2 200 (2.06%) SLA
3 128 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 98 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 65 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 52 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.25%) WAI
8 23 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.23%) HL7
10 20 (0.21%) WCAG
11 18 (0.19%) COBIT
12 10 (0.10%) GLP
13 5 (0.052%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.052%) GPG13
14 3 (0.031%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.021%) COSO
16 1 (0.010%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 1 (0.010%) GAAP
16 1 (0.010%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 754 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 441 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 321 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 138 (1.42%) vSphere
5 111 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 109 (1.12%) ISA Server
7 101 (1.04%) XenApp
8 72 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 67 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 57 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
11 52 (0.54%) UAG
12 47 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
13 40 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
13 40 (0.41%) XenServer
14 30 (0.31%) Terminal Services
15 29 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
16 24 (0.25%) Terminal Server
17 18 (0.19%) Firmware
17 18 (0.19%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.11%) IMail Server
Systems Management
1 187 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
2 172 (1.77%) SCCM
3 116 (1.20%) SCOM
3 116 (1.20%) NetBackup
4 96 (0.99%) Data Guard
5 58 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 57 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 51 (0.53%) SCVMM
8 42 (0.43%) WSUS
8 42 (0.43%) Nagios
9 39 (0.40%) Puppet
10 38 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 31 (0.32%) Netcool
12 28 (0.29%) Backup Exec
13 26 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
14 14 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
14 14 (0.14%) Ansible
15 11 (0.11%) Foglight
15 11 (0.11%) OpenView
16 10 (0.10%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2631 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 1999 (20.62%) Oracle
3 723 (7.46%) VMware
4 414 (4.27%) Citrix
5 275 (2.84%) HP
6 254 (2.62%) Cisco
7 245 (2.53%) SAP
8 204 (2.10%) Business Objects
9 185 (1.91%) Cognos
10 156 (1.61%) IBM
11 139 (1.43%) Google
12 118 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 104 (1.07%) Veritas
14 93 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
15 92 (0.95%) Fujitsu
16 90 (0.93%) Adobe
17 88 (0.91%) Informatica
18 77 (0.79%) Sybase
19 71 (0.73%) Tableau
20 70 (0.72%) Telerik
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
South East
Hays London City Projects
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Winchester, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 20-26k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £65000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £18000 to £25000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25000 to £35000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
CapQuest Debt Recovery Ltd
Salary: Competitive + flexible benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago