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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4517 4339 4600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 23.47% 20.79% 22.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.80% 43.12% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4025 3828 3939
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
10083 10062 10264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 52.40% 48.20% 49.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8983 8799 8648
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 1103 £45,000 +5.88% 111
Surrey +2 907 £45,000 +2.27% 81
Hampshire -2 772 £40,000 +6.66% 97
Buckinghamshire +4 460 £40,000 +3.89% 47
Oxfordshire +5 401 £45,000 +20.00% 62
West Sussex 0 362 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Kent +2 261 £35,000 -16.66% 40
East Sussex +1 196 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Middlesex +3 27 £41,000 -13.68% 4
Isle of Wight - 5 £25,500 -
Thames Valley +3 3 £57,500 +9.52%
Home Counties +2 3 £60,000 +53.84%
Sussex -10 2 £38,500 -18.94%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3928 (41.34%) SQL Server
2 3007 (31.65%) C#
3 3005 (31.63%) .NET
4 2913 (30.66%) JavaScript
5 2621 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 2516 (26.48%) HTML
7 2401 (25.27%) Microsoft
8 2329 (24.51%) Oracle
9 2103 (22.13%) Windows
10 2077 (21.86%) CSS
11 1880 (19.79%) Finance
12 1756 (18.48%) ASP.NET
13 1682 (17.70%) Java
14 1624 (17.09%) T-SQL
15 1501 (15.80%) MS Excel
16 1469 (15.46%) Degree
17 1449 (15.25%) XML
18 1445 (15.21%) MVC
19 1296 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
20 1279 (13.46%) Linux
21 1238 (13.03%) Web Services
22 1221 (12.85%) jQuery
23 1106 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
24 1037 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 1007 (10.60%) PL/SQL
26 931 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 917 (9.65%) TDD
28 903 (9.50%) Computer Science
29 860 (9.05%) Oracle Database
30 855 (9.00%) Software Engineering

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 472 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 419 (4.41%) IIS
3 302 (3.18%) Apache
4 286 (3.01%) MS Exchange
5 246 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 219 (2.31%) SAS
7 201 (2.12%) WebLogic
8 191 (2.01%) CMS
9 184 (1.94%) WebSphere
10 176 (1.85%) JBoss
11 174 (1.83%) Node.js
12 162 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 119 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
14 95 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
15 73 (0.77%) Umbraco
16 71 (0.75%) Skype for Business
17 63 (0.66%) nginx
18 58 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
19 55 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
20 52 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1501 (15.80%) MS Excel
2 316 (3.33%) MS Office
3 101 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 94 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 34 (0.36%) MS Project
7 33 (0.35%) SPSS
8 19 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
9 13 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 12 (0.13%) Photoshop
11 9 (0.095%) AutoCAD
12 7 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.042%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.042%) Mathematica
13 4 (0.042%) Windchill
14 3 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.021%) GNU Octave
15 2 (0.021%) InDesign
16 1 (0.011%) LaTeX
16 1 (0.011%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 133 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 131 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 86 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 80 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 75 (0.79%) HFM
5 75 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
6 63 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
7 40 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
8 38 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 35 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 24 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
10 24 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
11 21 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
12 19 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
13 18 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
14 17 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
14 17 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
15 16 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
16 13 (0.14%) Magento
16 13 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 290 (3.05%) SaaS
2 281 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 241 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (1.12%) Office 365
5 62 (0.65%) GitHub
6 44 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 31 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 23 (0.24%) Bluemix
10 21 (0.22%) PaaS
11 19 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
12 16 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 13 (0.14%) Google App Engine
14 12 (0.13%) Force.com
14 12 (0.13%) Heroku
14 12 (0.13%) IaaS
15 9 (0.095%) AdWords
15 9 (0.095%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 326 (3.43%) Firewall
2 261 (2.75%) Internet
3 193 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 191 (2.01%) LAN
4 191 (2.01%) WAN
5 170 (1.79%) DNS
6 169 (1.78%) SAN
7 147 (1.55%) HTTP
8 87 (0.92%) VPN
9 83 (0.87%) DHCP
10 69 (0.73%) VoIP
11 61 (0.64%) SSL
12 56 (0.59%) NAS
13 38 (0.40%) SMTP
14 37 (0.39%) Intranet
15 36 (0.38%) FTP
16 31 (0.33%) VLAN
17 29 (0.31%) LDAP
18 27 (0.28%) Ethernet
18 27 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3928 (41.34%) SQL Server
2 1037 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 931 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 860 (9.05%) Oracle Database
5 832 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
6 797 (8.39%) Relational Database
7 742 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 654 (6.88%) MySQL
9 601 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 592 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 430 (4.53%) NoSQL
12 428 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 402 (4.23%) RDBMS
14 352 (3.70%) Big Data
15 321 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 281 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
17 259 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
18 258 (2.72%) MongoDB
19 234 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
20 231 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 591 (6.22%) Visual Studio
2 521 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 497 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 487 (5.13%) Subversion
5 288 (3.03%) Selenium
6 271 (2.85%) JIRA
7 236 (2.48%) Eclipse
8 171 (1.80%) NUnit
9 160 (1.68%) Maven
10 158 (1.66%) Jenkins
11 152 (1.60%) JUnit
12 148 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
13 131 (1.38%) Toad
14 119 (1.25%) WebDriver
15 111 (1.17%) TeamCity
16 96 (1.01%) SoapUI
17 91 (0.96%) Ant
17 91 (0.96%) HP UFT
18 78 (0.82%) MSTest
19 76 (0.80%) JMeter
General
1 1880 (19.79%) Finance
2 342 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 289 (3.04%) Retail
4 274 (2.88%) Marketing
5 234 (2.46%) Banking
6 135 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 113 (1.19%) Advertising
8 112 (1.18%) Legal
9 105 (1.11%) Games
10 76 (0.80%) Front Office
11 69 (0.73%) Electronics
12 61 (0.64%) Billing
13 59 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 58 (0.61%) Publishing
15 51 (0.54%) Automotive
15 51 (0.54%) Back Office
16 45 (0.47%) German Language
16 45 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 41 (0.43%) Law
18 39 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4782 (50.33%) Developer
2 1528 (16.08%) Analyst
3 1481 (15.59%) .NET Developer
4 1457 (15.34%) C# Developer
5 1336 (14.06%) SQL Developer
6 1020 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 909 (9.57%) Senior Developer
8 656 (6.90%) Java Developer
9 638 (6.72%) DBA
10 626 (6.59%) Software Developer
11 620 (6.53%) ASP.NET Developer
12 530 (5.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 458 (4.82%) Applications Support
14 421 (4.43%) SQL DBA
15 410 (4.32%) Web Developer
16 409 (4.30%) Administrator
17 389 (4.09%) Support Analyst
18 381 (4.01%) Oracle Developer
19 378 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 371 (3.90%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3005 (31.63%) .NET
2 2516 (26.48%) HTML
3 2077 (21.86%) CSS
4 1756 (18.48%) ASP.NET
5 1449 (15.25%) XML
6 1238 (13.03%) Web Services
7 1221 (12.85%) jQuery
8 765 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 640 (6.74%) HTML5
10 632 (6.65%) .NET Framework
11 592 (6.23%) Ajax
12 589 (6.20%) AngularJS
13 548 (5.77%) Spring
14 448 (4.72%) SOAP
15 445 (4.68%) WCF
16 435 (4.58%) REST
17 426 (4.48%) JSON
18 379 (3.99%) Entity Framework
19 358 (3.77%) CSS3
20 308 (3.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1106 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 903 (9.50%) Computer Science
3 312 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 297 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 272 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 217 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 212 (2.23%) Clustering
8 195 (2.05%) User Experience
9 185 (1.95%) Replication
10 181 (1.91%) Data Structures
11 162 (1.71%) Data Integration
12 151 (1.59%) Client/Server
13 132 (1.39%) Data Centre
14 120 (1.26%) Visualisation
15 116 (1.22%) Algorithms
16 113 (1.19%) Driving Licence
17 88 (0.93%) Statistics
18 82 (0.86%) N-Tier
19 65 (0.68%) NHS
20 57 (0.60%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2103 (22.13%) Windows
2 1279 (13.46%) Linux
3 811 (8.54%) Windows Server
4 807 (8.49%) Unix
5 324 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 304 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 265 (2.79%) Android
8 229 (2.41%) Apple iOS
9 155 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 153 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 88 (0.93%) Windows 7
12 71 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 65 (0.68%) AIX
14 55 (0.58%) Solaris
15 47 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 42 (0.44%) CentOS
16 42 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
17 30 (0.32%) Windows Phone
18 24 (0.25%) Debian
18 24 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2621 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1445 (15.21%) MVC
3 1296 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 917 (9.65%) TDD
5 855 (9.00%) Software Engineering
6 833 (8.77%) SDLC
7 773 (8.14%) Scrum
8 753 (7.93%) OO
9 683 (7.19%) ETL
10 631 (6.64%) Unit Testing
11 543 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
12 484 (5.09%) ITIL
13 467 (4.92%) CRM
14 410 (4.32%) Web Development
15 404 (4.25%) Project Management
16 399 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
17 380 (4.00%) Data Modelling
18 369 (3.88%) Analytics
19 353 (3.72%) Mentoring
20 334 (3.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3007 (31.65%) C#
2 2913 (30.66%) JavaScript
3 1682 (17.70%) Java
4 1624 (17.09%) T-SQL
5 1007 (10.60%) PL/SQL
6 539 (5.67%) C++
7 489 (5.15%) Python
8 459 (4.83%) PHP
9 447 (4.70%) VB.NET
10 382 (4.02%) VB
11 295 (3.10%) Perl
12 289 (3.04%) C
13 269 (2.83%) Ruby
14 225 (2.37%) VBA
15 221 (2.33%) PowerShell
16 191 (2.01%) Shell Script
17 141 (1.48%) R
18 122 (1.28%) Bash Shell
19 105 (1.11%) Scala
20 95 (1.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1469 (15.46%) Degree
2 375 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 284 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 196 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 169 (1.78%) MCSE
6 143 (1.51%) Oracle Certification
7 112 (1.18%) ISEB
8 107 (1.13%) OCP
9 94 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 87 (0.92%) ISTQB
11 83 (0.87%) MCSA
12 74 (0.78%) MCITP
13 70 (0.74%) CCNA
14 59 (0.62%) MCP
14 59 (0.62%) MCTS
15 39 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
16 29 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 28 (0.29%) CCNP
18 27 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 522 (5.49%) QA
2 175 (1.84%) SLA
3 160 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 34 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.36%) SEPA
5 33 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 26 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.14%) HL7
8 13 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 13 (0.14%) SDET
9 9 (0.095%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.063%) SSAE 16
11 4 (0.042%) DICOM
11 4 (0.042%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.032%) COBIT
13 2 (0.021%) FISMA
13 2 (0.021%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.011%) Def Stans
14 1 (0.011%) GPG13
System Software
1 527 (5.55%) Active Directory
2 298 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
4 174 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 85 (0.89%) vSphere
6 67 (0.71%) VMware ESX
7 64 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 32 (0.34%) XenApp
10 28 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 21 (0.22%) HDFS
12 20 (0.21%) Firmware
12 20 (0.21%) UAG
13 19 (0.20%) ISA Server
13 19 (0.20%) Varnish
14 16 (0.17%) XenDesktop
15 14 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
16 13 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
17 12 (0.13%) Xen
18 9 (0.095%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 125 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 110 (1.16%) Data Guard
3 102 (1.07%) Puppet
4 69 (0.73%) SCCM
5 61 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 58 (0.61%) SCOM
7 56 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 49 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 35 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 27 (0.28%) Ansible
11 25 (0.26%) Nagios
12 24 (0.25%) Backup Exec
12 24 (0.25%) SCVMM
13 22 (0.23%) Windows Intune
14 16 (0.17%) Oracle Flashback
15 14 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 10 (0.11%) WSUS
17 9 (0.095%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 8 (0.084%) Norton AntiVirus
19 6 (0.063%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2401 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 2329 (24.51%) Oracle
3 557 (5.86%) VMware
4 231 (2.43%) IBM
5 209 (2.20%) Cisco
6 198 (2.08%) Citrix
7 176 (1.85%) SAP
8 172 (1.81%) Google
8 172 (1.81%) Hyperion
9 148 (1.56%) Cognos
10 131 (1.38%) HP
11 126 (1.33%) Red Hat
12 125 (1.32%) Tableau
13 76 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
14 72 (0.76%) Sybase
15 63 (0.66%) Xamarin
16 60 (0.63%) Juniper
17 55 (0.58%) Informatica
18 52 (0.55%) ServiceNow
19 51 (0.54%) TOWER Software
Hampshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Concept Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45 - £50 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Salary: From £28,982 to £35,609 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Exellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago