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

Location
3 months to
6 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 4159 4614 4345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.83% 22.41% 20.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.94% 45.28% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3622 3943 3850
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
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
9686 10189 10590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.52% 49.48% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8396 8616 9351
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 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 6 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
Hampshire +1 932 £39,000 +4.00% 119
Surrey -1 930 £44,000 +3.52% 130
Berkshire 0 911 £45,000 +5.88% 128
Buckinghamshire -2 329 £40,000 - 98
East Sussex +1 287 £40,000 +15.94% 25
Oxfordshire -1 257 £37,500 - 87
Kent -2 234 £40,000 -5.88% 45
West Sussex -6 223 £40,000 -5.88% 29
Middlesex -5 30 £47,500 +15.15% 5
Sussex +9 12 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Home Counties +4 5 £40,000 -11.11%
M4 Corridor - 2 £45,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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 3243 (37.38%) SQL Server
2 3018 (34.79%) .NET
3 2859 (32.96%) C#
4 2443 (28.16%) JavaScript
5 2389 (27.54%) HTML
6 2379 (27.42%) Microsoft
7 2197 (25.33%) Windows
8 2108 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
9 1916 (22.09%) CSS
10 1913 (22.05%) ASP.NET
11 1750 (20.17%) Oracle
12 1712 (19.73%) Java
13 1548 (17.84%) Finance
14 1450 (16.71%) MVC
15 1430 (16.48%) T-SQL
16 1416 (16.32%) XML
17 1397 (16.10%) MS Excel
18 1347 (15.53%) Degree
19 1207 (13.91%) Linux
20 1176 (13.56%) jQuery
21 1139 (13.13%) Web Services
22 984 (11.34%) Software Engineering
23 848 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
24 795 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
25 770 (8.88%) MySQL
26 758 (8.74%) OO
27 754 (8.69%) Visual Studio
28 728 (8.39%) PL/SQL
29 726 (8.37%) UNIX
29 726 (8.37%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 612 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 573 (6.61%) IIS
3 348 (4.01%) Apache
4 334 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 293 (3.38%) MS Exchange
6 186 (2.14%) CMS
7 171 (1.97%) WebLogic
8 161 (1.86%) JBoss
9 148 (1.71%) WebSphere
10 117 (1.35%) SAS
11 113 (1.30%) Node.js
12 105 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 94 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
14 82 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
15 79 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
16 68 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
17 67 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
18 66 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
19 63 (0.73%) WordPress
20 60 (0.69%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1397 (16.10%) MS Excel
2 364 (4.20%) MS Office
3 104 (1.20%) PowerPivot
4 79 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 77 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 75 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 40 (0.46%) MS Project
8 38 (0.44%) SPSS
9 29 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 22 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.13%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.081%) Fireworks
13 7 (0.081%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.046%) Solid Edge
14 4 (0.046%) Mingle
15 2 (0.023%) Windchill
15 2 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 171 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 165 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 85 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
4 84 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 82 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
6 80 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 61 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
8 60 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
9 53 (0.61%) Oracle HRMS
10 49 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
11 43 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
11 43 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
12 36 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
13 28 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
14 27 (0.31%) Magento
15 24 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 24 (0.28%) HFM
16 23 (0.27%) Agresso
17 22 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
18 21 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 249 (2.87%) SaaS
2 141 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (0.68%) Office 365
5 55 (0.63%) PaaS
6 43 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 31 (0.36%) GitHub
9 29 (0.33%) IaaS
10 26 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (0.24%) Google App Engine
11 21 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (0.20%) Heroku
13 8 (0.092%) Route 53
14 6 (0.069%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.058%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.058%) Force.com
16 3 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.023%) Trello
17 2 (0.023%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 391 (4.51%) DNS
2 389 (4.48%) Firewall
3 279 (3.22%) Internet
4 266 (3.07%) SAN
5 238 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 218 (2.51%) DHCP
7 181 (2.09%) WAN
7 181 (2.09%) LAN
8 179 (2.06%) HTTP
9 131 (1.51%) VPN
10 88 (1.01%) SSL
10 88 (1.01%) VoIP
11 74 (0.85%) MPLS
12 72 (0.83%) Network Security
13 61 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
14 57 (0.66%) Wireless
15 49 (0.56%) Intranet
15 49 (0.56%) Ethernet
16 45 (0.52%) iSCSI
17 44 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3243 (37.38%) SQL Server
2 770 (8.88%) MySQL
3 709 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 702 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 641 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 579 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 488 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
8 442 (5.10%) Oracle Database
9 437 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 323 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 301 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 254 (2.93%) RDBMS
13 226 (2.61%) NoSQL
14 219 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
15 173 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
16 166 (1.91%) Big Data
17 164 (1.89%) MongoDB
18 163 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
19 139 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
20 123 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 754 (8.69%) Visual Studio
2 477 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 455 (5.24%) Subversion
4 356 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 275 (3.17%) Selenium
6 256 (2.95%) JIRA
7 239 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
8 233 (2.69%) Maven
9 215 (2.48%) Eclipse
10 178 (2.05%) QuickTest Pro
11 174 (2.01%) Jenkins
12 167 (1.93%) JUnit
13 163 (1.88%) NUnit
14 131 (1.51%) WebDriver
15 124 (1.43%) Toad
16 103 (1.19%) JMeter
17 97 (1.12%) Ant
18 73 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 67 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
20 66 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 1548 (17.84%) Finance
2 382 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 299 (3.45%) Marketing
4 242 (2.79%) Retail
5 193 (2.22%) Banking
6 102 (1.18%) Advertising
7 100 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 81 (0.93%) Publishing
9 61 (0.70%) Legal
10 42 (0.48%) Billing
10 42 (0.48%) French Language
10 42 (0.48%) German Language
11 41 (0.47%) Back Office
12 35 (0.40%) Electronics
12 35 (0.40%) Games
13 31 (0.36%) Automotive
14 27 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 23 (0.27%) Law
16 22 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 22 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4161 (47.97%) Developer
2 1299 (14.97%) Analyst
3 1050 (12.10%) .NET Developer
4 811 (9.35%) C# Developer
5 617 (7.11%) Software Developer
6 547 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 540 (6.22%) Web Developer
8 530 (6.11%) Java Developer
9 498 (5.74%) DBA
10 473 (5.45%) Software Engineer
11 465 (5.36%) Support Engineer
12 463 (5.34%) Senior Developer
13 344 (3.97%) Consultant
14 332 (3.83%) Administrator
15 323 (3.72%) Applications Support
16 322 (3.71%) Support Analyst
17 321 (3.70%) SQL Developer
18 320 (3.69%) Junior
19 311 (3.59%) SQL DBA
20 300 (3.46%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3018 (34.79%) .NET
2 2389 (27.54%) HTML
3 1916 (22.09%) CSS
4 1913 (22.05%) ASP.NET
5 1416 (16.32%) XML
6 1176 (13.56%) jQuery
7 1139 (13.13%) Web Services
8 651 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 615 (7.09%) .NET Framework
10 606 (6.99%) Ajax
11 584 (6.73%) HTML5
12 497 (5.73%) WCF
13 491 (5.66%) Spring
14 484 (5.58%) J2EE
15 412 (4.75%) SOAP
16 335 (3.86%) CSS3
17 326 (3.76%) AngularJS
18 313 (3.61%) JSON
19 312 (3.60%) XSLT
20 268 (3.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 848 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 716 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 275 (3.17%) Clustering
4 263 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 215 (2.48%) Mathematics
6 206 (2.37%) Open Source
7 203 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 190 (2.19%) Replication
9 179 (2.06%) Client/Server
9 179 (2.06%) User Experience
10 174 (2.01%) Mobile App
11 116 (1.34%) Data Structures
12 101 (1.16%) Statistics
13 88 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 78 (0.90%) Algorithms
15 74 (0.85%) Visualisation
16 57 (0.66%) N-Tier
17 55 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
18 50 (0.58%) Social Media
19 47 (0.54%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2197 (25.33%) Windows
2 1207 (13.91%) Linux
3 726 (8.37%) UNIX
4 514 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 451 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 306 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 222 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 170 (1.96%) Android
9 169 (1.95%) Windows XP
10 145 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 117 (1.35%) Windows 8
12 83 (0.96%) Solaris
13 70 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
14 54 (0.62%) CentOS
15 51 (0.59%) AIX
16 49 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (0.40%) HPUX
18 33 (0.38%) Windows 2000
19 30 (0.35%) Windows Vista
20 29 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2108 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1450 (16.71%) MVC
3 984 (11.34%) Software Engineering
4 795 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
5 758 (8.74%) OO
6 726 (8.37%) TDD
7 599 (6.90%) Scrum
8 494 (5.69%) ITIL
9 426 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
10 409 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
11 393 (4.53%) Project Management
12 389 (4.48%) Unit Testing
13 368 (4.24%) Web Development
14 355 (4.09%) ETL
15 336 (3.87%) CRM
16 334 (3.85%) OOP
17 324 (3.73%) Workflow
18 321 (3.70%) Mentoring
19 305 (3.52%) E-Commerce
20 290 (3.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2859 (32.96%) C#
2 2443 (28.16%) JavaScript
3 1712 (19.73%) Java
4 1430 (16.48%) T-SQL
5 728 (8.39%) PL/SQL
6 680 (7.84%) PHP
7 606 (6.99%) VB.NET
8 492 (5.67%) C++
9 390 (4.50%) VB
10 383 (4.41%) Python
11 294 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 293 (3.38%) Perl
13 226 (2.61%) VBA
14 194 (2.24%) C
15 193 (2.22%) Shell Script
16 180 (2.07%) Ruby
17 154 (1.78%) VBScript
18 111 (1.28%) PHP5
19 95 (1.10%) VB6
20 84 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1347 (15.53%) Degree
2 473 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 389 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 365 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 264 (3.04%) VCP4
6 250 (2.88%) ISEB
7 201 (2.32%) MCSE
8 170 (1.96%) ISTQB
9 168 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
10 166 (1.91%) DV Cleared
11 133 (1.53%) CCNA
12 77 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 74 (0.85%) MCSA
14 65 (0.75%) MCITP
15 63 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
15 63 (0.73%) CCNP
16 59 (0.68%) MCP
17 55 (0.63%) CCA
17 55 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
17 55 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 390 (4.50%) QA
2 173 (1.99%) SLA
3 67 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 65 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 51 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 34 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.25%) HL7
8 17 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.13%) COBIT
10 9 (0.10%) GPG13
11 7 (0.081%) ISO 8583
12 6 (0.069%) GLP
13 5 (0.058%) WCAG
13 5 (0.058%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.046%) Section 508
14 4 (0.046%) WAI
14 4 (0.046%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.035%) GAMP
15 3 (0.035%) GAAP
15 3 (0.035%) COSO
System Software
1 642 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 354 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 265 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 113 (1.30%) vSphere
5 110 (1.27%) XenApp
6 85 (0.98%) ISA Server
7 63 (0.73%) VMware ESX
8 59 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 57 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
10 54 (0.62%) Terminal Services
11 47 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
12 36 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 31 (0.36%) XenServer
14 27 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
15 26 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
15 26 (0.30%) UAG
16 19 (0.22%) Terminal Server
17 9 (0.10%) Firmware
17 9 (0.10%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.092%) Xen
Systems Management
1 160 (1.84%) SCCM
1 160 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 92 (1.06%) SCOM
3 78 (0.90%) NetBackup
4 45 (0.52%) Data Guard
5 42 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 40 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 36 (0.41%) WSUS
8 35 (0.40%) SCVMM
8 35 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 33 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
10 32 (0.37%) Netcool
11 31 (0.36%) Backup Exec
12 25 (0.29%) Nagios
12 25 (0.29%) Puppet
13 23 (0.27%) EdgeSight
14 19 (0.22%) HAProxy
14 19 (0.22%) Tivoli
15 15 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
16 12 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2379 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 1750 (20.17%) Oracle
3 626 (7.22%) VMware
4 320 (3.69%) Citrix
5 288 (3.32%) HP
6 277 (3.19%) Cisco
7 197 (2.27%) Cognos
8 190 (2.19%) IBM
9 176 (2.03%) SAP
10 147 (1.69%) Business Objects
11 135 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
12 111 (1.28%) Google
13 103 (1.19%) Red Hat
14 102 (1.18%) Veritas
15 85 (0.98%) Informatica
15 85 (0.98%) Tableau
16 74 (0.85%) Adobe
17 66 (0.76%) Juniper
18 65 (0.75%) Twitter
19 64 (0.74%) Sun
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