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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 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 4418 5021 4759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.26% 22.33% 22.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.25% 47.05% 45.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3869 4341 4219
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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
10215 10672 10405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.15% 47.47% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8870 9022 9154
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 0 997 £42,500 -1.73% 89
Hampshire 0 820 £40,000 +6.66% 116
Berkshire 0 810 £44,000 +7.97% 122
Buckinghamshire 0 497 £39,500 -1.25% 65
Oxfordshire +3 350 £40,000 -4.75% 65
West Sussex -2 322 £40,000 -5.88% 27
East Sussex 0 287 £40,000 - 24
Kent +2 260 £37,500 -6.25% 35
Middlesex -11 35 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Sussex +5 16 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Thames Valley +7 5 £65,000 +103.12%
Home Counties - 4 £53,750 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3595 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 2947 (32.98%) .NET
3 2889 (32.33%) C#
4 2535 (28.37%) Microsoft
5 2446 (27.37%) JavaScript
6 2298 (25.71%) HTML
7 2169 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
8 2035 (22.77%) Windows
9 1827 (20.44%) CSS
10 1777 (19.88%) Oracle
11 1775 (19.86%) ASP.NET
12 1742 (19.49%) T-SQL
13 1646 (18.42%) Finance
14 1543 (17.27%) Java
15 1492 (16.69%) Degree
16 1479 (16.55%) MS Excel
17 1450 (16.22%) MVC
18 1425 (15.94%) XML
19 1312 (14.68%) jQuery
20 1244 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
21 1230 (13.76%) Linux
22 1040 (11.64%) Web Services
23 1030 (11.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 1005 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 996 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
26 980 (10.97%) Software Engineering
27 907 (10.15%) PL/SQL
28 856 (9.58%) Computer Science
29 845 (9.46%) UNIX
30 832 (9.31%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 540 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 422 (4.72%) IIS
3 315 (3.52%) Apache
4 293 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 273 (3.05%) MS Exchange
6 192 (2.15%) WebLogic
7 187 (2.09%) SAS
8 150 (1.68%) Node.js
9 146 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 138 (1.54%) CMS
11 126 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
12 118 (1.32%) WebSphere
13 114 (1.28%) JBoss
14 103 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
15 72 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
16 69 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
17 62 (0.69%) Lync
18 60 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
19 49 (0.55%) Apache Spark
20 46 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1479 (16.55%) MS Excel
2 281 (3.14%) MS Office
3 115 (1.29%) PowerPivot
4 101 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 80 (0.90%) SPSS
6 56 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 37 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 26 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 25 (0.28%) MS Project
10 20 (0.22%) InfoPath
11 15 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
12 14 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
13 12 (0.13%) Fireworks
14 9 (0.10%) GNU Octave
15 7 (0.078%) FastStats
16 5 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
17 4 (0.045%) InDesign
17 4 (0.045%) Windchill
17 4 (0.045%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 192 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 159 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 85 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 84 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
5 67 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
6 66 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
7 56 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 40 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
9 39 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
10 38 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
11 35 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
12 29 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
13 28 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
14 25 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 24 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 22 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
16 22 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
16 22 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 21 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
18 20 (0.22%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 368 (4.12%) SaaS
2 185 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 159 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 105 (1.17%) Office 365
5 43 (0.48%) PaaS
6 42 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 36 (0.40%) GitHub
9 34 (0.38%) IaaS
10 29 (0.32%) Google App Engine
10 29 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 23 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 22 (0.25%) Heroku
13 9 (0.10%) Force.com
14 8 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.056%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.056%) Taleo
16 4 (0.045%) Adobe Analytics
16 4 (0.045%) Sage Pay
17 3 (0.034%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 312 (3.49%) Firewall
2 273 (3.05%) DNS
3 261 (2.92%) Internet
4 256 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 224 (2.51%) SAN
6 214 (2.39%) LAN
7 212 (2.37%) WAN
8 166 (1.86%) HTTP
9 136 (1.52%) VoIP
10 130 (1.45%) DHCP
11 128 (1.43%) SMTP
12 109 (1.22%) VPN
13 63 (0.70%) NAS
14 54 (0.60%) Intranet
15 45 (0.50%) iSCSI
16 44 (0.49%) SSL
17 42 (0.47%) MPLS
18 40 (0.45%) Unified Communications
19 37 (0.41%) Network Security
20 36 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3595 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 1030 (11.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1005 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 832 (9.31%) Data Warehouse
5 718 (8.03%) MySQL
6 714 (7.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 699 (7.82%) Relational Database
8 680 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 601 (6.72%) Oracle Database
10 437 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 303 (3.39%) RDBMS
12 274 (3.07%) NoSQL
13 269 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 266 (2.98%) Big Data
15 211 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 206 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 200 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
18 197 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
19 187 (2.09%) OLAP
20 179 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 590 (6.60%) Visual Studio
2 383 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 339 (3.79%) Subversion
4 316 (3.54%) Git (software)
5 300 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
6 262 (2.93%) Selenium
7 218 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 189 (2.11%) JIRA
9 154 (1.72%) Maven
10 145 (1.62%) Jenkins
11 130 (1.45%) Toad
12 118 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 98 (1.10%) JUnit
13 98 (1.10%) WebDriver
14 97 (1.09%) ReSharper
15 91 (1.02%) Ant
16 85 (0.95%) NUnit
17 84 (0.94%) HP UFT
18 74 (0.83%) JMeter
19 68 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 1646 (18.42%) Finance
2 352 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 299 (3.35%) Marketing
4 244 (2.73%) Retail
5 194 (2.17%) Banking
6 146 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 112 (1.25%) Legal
8 84 (0.94%) Advertising
9 67 (0.75%) Back Office
10 65 (0.73%) Games
11 62 (0.69%) Publishing
11 62 (0.69%) Electronics
12 53 (0.59%) Front Office
13 51 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 50 (0.56%) German Language
15 49 (0.55%) Automotive
16 47 (0.53%) Law
17 40 (0.45%) Aerospace
18 35 (0.39%) General Ledger
19 32 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4519 (50.57%) Developer
2 1442 (16.14%) Analyst
3 1006 (11.26%) .NET Developer
4 832 (9.31%) C# Developer
5 637 (7.13%) Senior Developer
6 603 (6.75%) Software Developer
7 579 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 539 (6.03%) DBA
9 498 (5.57%) Support Analyst
10 484 (5.42%) SQL Developer
11 483 (5.40%) Web Developer
12 452 (5.06%) Software Engineer
13 439 (4.91%) Java Developer
14 415 (4.64%) Applications Support
15 394 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 368 (4.12%) Consultant
17 359 (4.02%) SQL DBA
18 342 (3.83%) Administrator
19 317 (3.55%) Junior
20 291 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2947 (32.98%) .NET
2 2298 (25.71%) HTML
3 1827 (20.44%) CSS
4 1775 (19.86%) ASP.NET
5 1425 (15.94%) XML
6 1312 (14.68%) jQuery
7 1040 (11.64%) Web Services
8 755 (8.45%) HTML5
9 725 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 646 (7.23%) .NET Framework
11 504 (5.64%) WCF
12 468 (5.24%) Ajax
13 413 (4.62%) AngularJS
14 391 (4.38%) Spring
15 329 (3.68%) SOAP
16 316 (3.54%) CSS3
17 306 (3.42%) J2EE
18 301 (3.37%) REST
18 301 (3.37%) Entity Framework
19 292 (3.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 996 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 856 (9.58%) Computer Science
3 312 (3.49%) Mathematics
4 287 (3.21%) Clustering
5 218 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 216 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 210 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
8 198 (2.22%) Data Centre
9 183 (2.05%) Management Information System
10 181 (2.03%) User Experience
11 178 (1.99%) Replication
12 160 (1.79%) Data Integration
13 154 (1.72%) Data Structures
14 145 (1.62%) Visualisation
15 121 (1.35%) Statistics
16 97 (1.09%) Social Media
17 88 (0.98%) Algorithms
18 85 (0.95%) Physics
19 68 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
20 64 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2035 (22.77%) Windows
2 1230 (13.76%) Linux
3 845 (9.46%) UNIX
4 391 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 337 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 194 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 192 (2.15%) Android
8 137 (1.53%) Apple iOS
9 121 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 111 (1.24%) Windows 8
11 100 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 72 (0.81%) Windows XP
13 44 (0.49%) Solaris
14 39 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
15 38 (0.43%) AIX
16 37 (0.41%) CentOS
17 25 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 24 (0.27%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.18%) Debian
20 14 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2169 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1450 (16.22%) MVC
3 1244 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
4 980 (10.97%) Software Engineering
5 663 (7.42%) Scrum
6 651 (7.28%) OO
7 647 (7.24%) TDD
8 615 (6.88%) ETL
9 601 (6.72%) SDLC
10 600 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
11 558 (6.24%) ITIL
12 391 (4.38%) Project Management
13 357 (3.99%) Analytics
14 354 (3.96%) Web Development
15 328 (3.67%) CRM
16 325 (3.64%) Unit Testing
17 315 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
18 307 (3.44%) Workflow
19 306 (3.42%) E-Commerce
19 306 (3.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2889 (32.33%) C#
2 2446 (27.37%) JavaScript
3 1742 (19.49%) T-SQL
4 1543 (17.27%) Java
5 907 (10.15%) PL/SQL
6 576 (6.45%) PHP
7 566 (6.33%) VB.NET
8 456 (5.10%) Python
9 403 (4.51%) C++
10 339 (3.79%) VB
11 270 (3.02%) Perl
12 259 (2.90%) PowerShell
13 245 (2.74%) VBA
14 239 (2.67%) Shell Script
15 222 (2.48%) C
16 195 (2.18%) Ruby
17 109 (1.22%) Bash Shell
18 105 (1.17%) VBScript
19 78 (0.87%) COBOL
20 72 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 1492 (16.69%) Degree
2 390 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 245 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 182 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 180 (2.01%) MCSE
6 177 (1.98%) ISEB
7 133 (1.49%) ISTQB
8 119 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 95 (1.06%) CCNA
10 74 (0.83%) MCITP
11 69 (0.77%) MCSA
12 66 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 50 (0.56%) MCP
14 44 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 40 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 35 (0.39%) CISSP
17 32 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
18 29 (0.32%) MCTS
19 27 (0.30%) DV Cleared
20 23 (0.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (4.43%) QA
2 230 (2.57%) SLA
3 56 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.18%) HL7
8 12 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 9 (0.10%) GAMP
11 7 (0.078%) WCAG
12 6 (0.067%) GCP
12 6 (0.067%) Section 508
12 6 (0.067%) GPG13
13 4 (0.045%) COBIT
13 4 (0.045%) ISO 8583
14 2 (0.022%) DICOM
15 1 (0.011%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.011%) FISMA
15 1 (0.011%) GxP
System Software
1 555 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 428 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 163 (1.82%) vSphere
5 135 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
6 97 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 70 (0.78%) XenApp
8 47 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 36 (0.40%) Terminal Services
11 31 (0.35%) XenServer
12 29 (0.32%) UAG
12 29 (0.32%) Varnish
13 26 (0.29%) ISA Server
14 25 (0.28%) XenDesktop
15 23 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
16 17 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
17 16 (0.18%) IMail Server
18 15 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 15 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 127 (1.42%) SCCM
2 126 (1.41%) Puppet
3 88 (0.98%) SCOM
4 74 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 52 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 41 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 37 (0.41%) Nagios
9 36 (0.40%) Data Guard
10 29 (0.32%) WSUS
11 22 (0.25%) Ansible
12 18 (0.20%) Backup Exec
12 18 (0.20%) Tivoli
13 15 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 13 (0.15%) Capistrano
15 11 (0.12%) ZABBIX
16 10 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 9 (0.10%) HAProxy
17 9 (0.10%) Hyperic
17 9 (0.10%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2535 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 1777 (19.88%) Oracle
3 629 (7.04%) VMware
4 300 (3.36%) Cisco
5 227 (2.54%) HP
6 215 (2.41%) Citrix
7 206 (2.31%) Cognos
8 173 (1.94%) IBM
9 138 (1.54%) Google
10 123 (1.38%) SAP
11 113 (1.26%) Tableau
12 100 (1.12%) Red Hat
13 84 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
14 81 (0.91%) Informatica
15 69 (0.77%) EMC
16 65 (0.73%) NetApp
17 64 (0.72%) Juniper
18 56 (0.63%) Twitter
19 54 (0.60%) Sitecore
20 52 (0.58%) Red Gate
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