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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4488 4819 5100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.54% 22.25% 21.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.43% 44.54% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3860 4133 4635
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
10333 10820 12382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.29% 49.97% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8869 9180 11275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hampshire +1 994 £37,500 +7.14% 134
Berkshire -1 989 £40,000 -5.88% 98
Surrey -3 916 £45,000 +12.50% 65
Buckinghamshire 0 409 £39,500 -1.25% 44
East Sussex +3 316 £39,500 +15.32% 28
Oxfordshire -2 290 £37,500 - 60
West Sussex 0 276 £38,500 -6.09% 19
Kent -6 221 £42,500 - 30
Middlesex -5 47 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Sussex +7 15 £47,500 -5.00%
Thames Valley +8 4 £51,250 -21.15%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3518 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 3304 (35.54%) .NET
3 3091 (33.25%) C#
4 2763 (29.72%) JavaScript
5 2674 (28.77%) HTML
6 2537 (27.29%) Microsoft
7 2426 (26.10%) Windows
8 2247 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
9 2142 (23.04%) CSS
10 2089 (22.47%) ASP.NET
11 1902 (20.46%) Oracle
12 1708 (18.37%) Java
13 1594 (17.15%) Degree
14 1541 (16.58%) MVC
15 1539 (16.56%) Finance
16 1533 (16.49%) XML
17 1451 (15.61%) MS Excel
18 1434 (15.43%) T-SQL
19 1304 (14.03%) jQuery
20 1285 (13.82%) Web Services
21 1275 (13.72%) Linux
22 1020 (10.97%) Software Engineering
23 859 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
24 842 (9.06%) Computer Science
25 814 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
25 814 (8.76%) PL/SQL
26 803 (8.64%) MySQL
27 775 (8.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 771 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 746 (8.02%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 693 (7.45%) IIS
1 693 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 384 (4.13%) Apache
3 322 (3.46%) Tomcat
4 293 (3.15%) MS Exchange
5 155 (1.67%) CMS
6 152 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 150 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 143 (1.54%) JBoss
9 122 (1.31%) Node.js
10 107 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 103 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 97 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
13 84 (0.90%) SAS
13 84 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
14 83 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
15 78 (0.84%) Apache Solr
16 75 (0.81%) WordPress
17 74 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
18 70 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1451 (15.61%) MS Excel
2 360 (3.87%) MS Office
3 105 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 87 (0.94%) Photoshop
5 78 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 76 (0.82%) PowerPivot
7 48 (0.52%) MS Project
8 29 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 28 (0.30%) SPSS
10 19 (0.20%) Fireworks
11 16 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (0.097%) InfoPath
13 8 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.075%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.043%) FastStats
16 2 (0.022%) Open Workbench
16 2 (0.022%) Windchill
16 2 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
17 1 (0.011%) Simulink
17 1 (0.011%) Maya
Business Applications
1 136 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 120 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 106 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 57 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 47 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
6 46 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
7 45 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
8 43 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
9 39 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
10 36 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
11 34 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
12 31 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
13 28 (0.30%) HFM
13 28 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
14 26 (0.28%) Agresso
15 22 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
16 20 (0.22%) Google Analytics
17 19 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
18 18 (0.19%) Magento
19 17 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 234 (2.52%) SaaS
2 171 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (0.73%) Office 365
5 43 (0.46%) PaaS
6 41 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 23 (0.25%) IaaS
9 21 (0.23%) GitHub
10 19 (0.20%) Heroku
11 18 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (0.19%) Route 53
12 17 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (0.18%) Google App Engine
13 12 (0.13%) Taleo
13 12 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.043%) Force.com
16 2 (0.022%) CloudBees
17 1 (0.011%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 460 (4.95%) DNS
2 383 (4.12%) Firewall
3 315 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 294 (3.16%) Internet
5 279 (3.00%) SAN
6 238 (2.56%) HTTP
7 231 (2.48%) DHCP
8 181 (1.95%) LAN
9 180 (1.94%) WAN
10 146 (1.57%) VPN
11 85 (0.91%) SSL
12 83 (0.89%) Intranet
13 82 (0.88%) VoIP
14 60 (0.65%) Network Security
15 57 (0.61%) Wireless
16 52 (0.56%) Ethernet
16 52 (0.56%) iSCSI
16 52 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
17 51 (0.55%) NAS
17 51 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3518 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 803 (8.64%) MySQL
3 775 (8.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 771 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 683 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 656 (7.06%) Relational Database
7 505 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
8 471 (5.07%) Oracle Database
9 426 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 420 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 372 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 289 (3.11%) RDBMS
13 215 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
14 206 (2.22%) NoSQL
15 182 (1.96%) Big Data
16 174 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
17 155 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
18 146 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
19 144 (1.55%) MS Access
20 130 (1.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 730 (7.85%) Visual Studio
2 521 (5.60%) Git (software)
3 487 (5.24%) Subversion
4 403 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 379 (4.08%) Selenium
6 270 (2.90%) JIRA
7 240 (2.58%) QuickTest Pro
8 199 (2.14%) NUnit
9 189 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
10 170 (1.83%) Eclipse
11 165 (1.77%) Maven
12 159 (1.71%) JUnit
13 154 (1.66%) Jenkins
14 133 (1.43%) WebDriver
15 110 (1.18%) Toad
16 103 (1.11%) Ant
17 90 (0.97%) JMeter
18 76 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
19 68 (0.73%) SoapUI
20 64 (0.69%) MSTest
General
1 1539 (16.56%) Finance
2 424 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 337 (3.63%) Marketing
4 325 (3.50%) Retail
5 203 (2.18%) Banking
6 127 (1.37%) Advertising
7 101 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 75 (0.81%) Legal
9 74 (0.80%) Publishing
10 59 (0.63%) French Language
11 56 (0.60%) Billing
12 44 (0.47%) Back Office
13 39 (0.42%) German Language
14 36 (0.39%) Front Office
14 36 (0.39%) Automotive
15 34 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.29%) Electronics
17 25 (0.27%) Spanish Language
18 24 (0.26%) Games
19 16 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4354 (46.84%) Developer
2 1414 (15.21%) Analyst
3 1162 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 904 (9.72%) C# Developer
5 682 (7.34%) Software Developer
6 627 (6.74%) Web Developer
7 607 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 526 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 507 (5.45%) Java Developer
10 504 (5.42%) Support Engineer
11 489 (5.26%) Consultant
12 473 (5.09%) Software Engineer
13 457 (4.92%) DBA
14 374 (4.02%) Support Analyst
15 370 (3.98%) Applications Support
16 352 (3.79%) SQL Developer
17 342 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
18 316 (3.40%) Junior
19 315 (3.39%) Administrator
20 297 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3304 (35.54%) .NET
2 2674 (28.77%) HTML
3 2142 (23.04%) CSS
4 2089 (22.47%) ASP.NET
5 1533 (16.49%) XML
6 1304 (14.03%) jQuery
7 1285 (13.82%) Web Services
8 713 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 666 (7.16%) .NET Framework
10 639 (6.87%) Ajax
11 619 (6.66%) HTML5
12 531 (5.71%) WCF
13 478 (5.14%) SOAP
14 464 (4.99%) Spring
15 463 (4.98%) J2EE
16 393 (4.23%) CSS3
17 334 (3.59%) LINQ
18 326 (3.51%) XSLT
19 323 (3.47%) JSON
20 299 (3.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 859 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 842 (9.06%) Computer Science
3 288 (3.10%) Mathematics
4 274 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 259 (2.79%) Clustering
6 235 (2.53%) Replication
7 219 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 203 (2.18%) Client/Server
9 200 (2.15%) User Experience
10 195 (2.10%) Open Source
11 189 (2.03%) Mobile App
12 135 (1.45%) Statistics
13 118 (1.27%) Data Integration
14 97 (1.04%) Visualisation
15 77 (0.83%) Algorithms
16 73 (0.79%) Life Science
17 69 (0.74%) N-Tier
18 61 (0.66%) iPad
19 50 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
19 50 (0.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2426 (26.10%) Windows
2 1275 (13.72%) Linux
3 689 (7.41%) UNIX
4 669 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 600 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 323 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 284 (3.06%) Windows 7
8 248 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 205 (2.21%) Apple iOS
10 182 (1.96%) Android
11 162 (1.74%) Windows 8
12 118 (1.27%) Solaris
13 71 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
14 57 (0.61%) AIX
15 49 (0.53%) CentOS
16 48 (0.52%) Windows Vista
17 39 (0.42%) Windows 2000
18 38 (0.41%) Mac OS X
19 35 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 27 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2247 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1541 (16.58%) MVC
3 1020 (10.97%) Software Engineering
4 814 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
5 746 (8.02%) OO
6 693 (7.45%) TDD
7 657 (7.07%) Scrum
8 496 (5.34%) ITIL
9 458 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
10 443 (4.77%) Project Management
11 438 (4.71%) Web Development
12 433 (4.66%) ETL
13 422 (4.54%) Unit Testing
14 404 (4.35%) CRM
15 389 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
16 384 (4.13%) E-Commerce
17 382 (4.11%) Mentoring
18 371 (3.99%) Workflow
19 334 (3.59%) OOP
20 329 (3.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3091 (33.25%) C#
2 2763 (29.72%) JavaScript
3 1708 (18.37%) Java
4 1434 (15.43%) T-SQL
5 814 (8.76%) PL/SQL
6 744 (8.00%) PHP
7 651 (7.00%) VB.NET
8 513 (5.52%) C++
9 396 (4.26%) VB
10 325 (3.50%) Python
11 305 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 294 (3.16%) Perl
13 244 (2.62%) C
14 215 (2.31%) VBScript
15 164 (1.76%) Shell Script
16 148 (1.59%) VBA
17 143 (1.54%) PHP5
18 131 (1.41%) Ruby
19 96 (1.03%) Objective-C
20 86 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1594 (17.15%) Degree
2 545 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 440 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 387 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 293 (3.15%) ISEB
6 198 (2.13%) DV Cleared
7 193 (2.08%) MCSE
8 152 (1.64%) ISTQB
9 125 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
10 95 (1.02%) CCNA
11 88 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 69 (0.74%) MCITP
13 63 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 59 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
14 59 (0.63%) CISSP
14 59 (0.63%) MCSA
15 54 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 53 (0.57%) CCNP
17 48 (0.52%) PhD
18 46 (0.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 417 (4.49%) QA
2 187 (2.01%) SLA
3 131 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 75 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 75 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 52 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.27%) HL7
8 18 (0.19%) WAI
9 17 (0.18%) COBIT
10 14 (0.15%) WCAG
11 10 (0.11%) GLP
12 9 (0.097%) GPG13
13 4 (0.043%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.032%) GAAP
14 3 (0.032%) COSO
15 2 (0.022%) GAMP
15 2 (0.022%) ISO 8583
16 1 (0.011%) JSP 440
16 1 (0.011%) BS25999
System Software
1 741 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 417 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 309 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 120 (1.29%) vSphere
5 119 (1.28%) ISA Server
6 88 (0.95%) XenApp
7 80 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
8 73 (0.79%) VMware ESX
9 47 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
9 47 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 45 (0.48%) Terminal Services
11 44 (0.47%) UAG
12 42 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
13 40 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
14 27 (0.29%) XenServer
14 27 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 23 (0.25%) Terminal Server
16 18 (0.19%) Firmware
17 14 (0.15%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 184 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
2 182 (1.96%) SCCM
3 118 (1.27%) SCOM
4 111 (1.19%) NetBackup
5 81 (0.87%) Data Guard
6 61 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 59 (0.63%) SCVMM
8 46 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 42 (0.45%) Netcool
10 41 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 39 (0.42%) Nagios
12 37 (0.40%) WSUS
13 29 (0.31%) Puppet
14 25 (0.27%) Backup Exec
15 24 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
16 17 (0.18%) HAProxy
17 15 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
18 14 (0.15%) EdgeSight
19 13 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
19 13 (0.14%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2537 (27.29%) Microsoft
2 1902 (20.46%) Oracle
3 704 (7.57%) VMware
4 386 (4.15%) Citrix
5 295 (3.17%) HP
6 264 (2.84%) Cisco
7 231 (2.48%) SAP
8 195 (2.10%) Cognos
9 178 (1.91%) IBM
10 165 (1.77%) Business Objects
11 151 (1.62%) Google
12 114 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
13 111 (1.19%) Veritas
14 109 (1.17%) Red Hat
15 98 (1.05%) Informatica
16 91 (0.98%) Adobe
17 80 (0.86%) Tableau
18 79 (0.85%) Meridio
19 78 (0.84%) Fujitsu
20 67 (0.72%) Sybase
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 15% bonus + 5.5K car + pension + hea
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 50k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum £30k - 45k per year + plus excellent
Posted: 9 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + co pension + flexi-time +
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 9 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + co pension + flexi-time +
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago