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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4048 4495 5186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.96% 20.93% 21.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.89% 43.11% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3621 3868 4430
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
9899 10428 11626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.25% 48.56% 49.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8789 8944 10012
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Surrey -1 881 £45,000 - 80
Berkshire +5 839 £45,000 - 73
Hampshire -3 729 £37,500 -6.25% 107
Buckinghamshire 0 391 £42,500 +8.97% 43
West Sussex +3 372 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Oxfordshire -1 312 £45,000 +18.42% 35
Kent -3 243 £37,500 - 26
East Sussex 0 236 £40,000 - 33
Middlesex -4 25 £40,000 +15.94% 5
Sussex 0 8 £47,000 -6.00% 1
Home Counties -1 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3529 (40.72%) SQL Server
2 3022 (34.87%) C#
3 2945 (33.98%) .NET
4 2802 (32.33%) JavaScript
5 2360 (27.23%) HTML
6 2347 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2251 (25.98%) Microsoft
8 2028 (23.40%) Oracle
9 2011 (23.21%) CSS
10 1943 (22.42%) Windows
11 1808 (20.86%) Finance
12 1659 (19.14%) ASP.NET
13 1584 (18.28%) Java
14 1444 (16.66%) Degree
15 1372 (15.83%) MS Excel
16 1349 (15.57%) MVC
17 1272 (14.68%) XML
18 1222 (14.10%) T-SQL
19 1181 (13.63%) jQuery
20 1158 (13.36%) Linux
21 1062 (12.25%) Web Services
22 923 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
23 921 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
24 873 (10.07%) Computer Science
25 823 (9.50%) Software Engineering
26 815 (9.40%) PL/SQL
27 799 (9.22%) TDD
28 772 (8.91%) Windows Server
29 765 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
30 758 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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
1 462 (5.33%) IIS
2 356 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 271 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 254 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 236 (2.72%) Apache
6 204 (2.35%) CMS
7 179 (2.07%) JBoss
8 177 (2.04%) SAS
9 168 (1.94%) Node.js
10 166 (1.92%) WebSphere
11 161 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 152 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
13 146 (1.68%) WebLogic
14 86 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
15 76 (0.88%) Skype for Business
16 58 (0.67%) WordPress
17 52 (0.60%) Umbraco
18 51 (0.59%) Apache Spark
19 49 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
20 45 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1372 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 368 (4.25%) MS Office
3 109 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 76 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (0.37%) MS Project
6 15 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.17%) SPSS
7 13 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
9 7 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.058%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.058%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.023%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.012%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.012%) InDesign
12 1 (0.012%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.012%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.012%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 179 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 56 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
4 50 (0.58%) HFM
5 49 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
6 47 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
7 44 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
8 32 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
9 30 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 29 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
11 27 (0.31%) Magento
12 21 (0.24%) Unica
13 18 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
14 16 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 15 (0.17%) Lorenzo
16 14 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
17 13 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
18 11 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
18 11 (0.13%) SAP Business One
19 10 (0.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 293 (3.38%) SaaS
2 287 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 270 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 142 (1.64%) Office 365
5 45 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (0.47%) GitHub
7 26 (0.30%) Bluemix
8 25 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 25 (0.29%) PaaS
9 20 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 20 (0.23%) IaaS
10 15 (0.17%) Force.com
10 15 (0.17%) Sage Pay
10 15 (0.17%) Yammer
11 10 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
12 8 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.069%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 355 (4.10%) Firewall
2 218 (2.52%) LAN
3 217 (2.50%) WAN
4 193 (2.23%) Internet
5 192 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 175 (2.02%) SAN
7 162 (1.87%) DNS
8 149 (1.72%) HTTP
9 92 (1.06%) DHCP
10 76 (0.88%) SSL
11 75 (0.87%) VPN
12 64 (0.74%) NAS
13 57 (0.66%) VoIP
14 52 (0.60%) Intranet
15 49 (0.57%) VLAN
16 37 (0.43%) LDAP
17 36 (0.42%) SMTP
18 33 (0.38%) Wireshark
19 26 (0.30%) Network Security
19 26 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3529 (40.72%) SQL Server
2 758 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 691 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 642 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 639 (7.37%) Oracle Database
6 629 (7.26%) MySQL
7 543 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
8 499 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 372 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 365 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 335 (3.87%) NoSQL
12 311 (3.59%) RDBMS
13 295 (3.40%) Big Data
14 289 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 243 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
16 234 (2.70%) MongoDB
17 215 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
18 182 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
19 161 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
20 159 (1.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 533 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 508 (5.86%) Git (software)
3 501 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 388 (4.48%) Subversion
5 291 (3.36%) Selenium
6 276 (3.18%) JIRA
7 216 (2.49%) Eclipse
8 181 (2.09%) NUnit
9 177 (2.04%) JUnit
10 152 (1.75%) Jenkins
11 133 (1.53%) Maven
12 107 (1.23%) TeamCity
13 96 (1.11%) Toad
14 95 (1.10%) WebDriver
15 92 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
16 89 (1.03%) SoapUI
17 83 (0.96%) HP UFT
18 75 (0.87%) Ant
19 74 (0.85%) Cucumber
19 74 (0.85%) MSTest
General
1 1808 (20.86%) Finance
2 327 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 280 (3.23%) Marketing
4 278 (3.21%) Banking
5 237 (2.73%) Retail
6 128 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 103 (1.19%) Games
8 95 (1.10%) Legal
9 78 (0.90%) Advertising
10 66 (0.76%) Billing
11 65 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 62 (0.72%) Electronics
12 62 (0.72%) Publishing
13 52 (0.60%) Front Office
14 51 (0.59%) Automotive
15 50 (0.58%) Back Office
16 42 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 37 (0.43%) Law
18 35 (0.40%) French Language
19 28 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4311 (49.75%) Developer
2 1453 (16.77%) C# Developer
3 1438 (16.59%) .NET Developer
4 1419 (16.37%) Analyst
5 1135 (13.10%) SQL Developer
6 1002 (11.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 808 (9.32%) Senior Developer
8 694 (8.01%) Software Developer
9 619 (7.14%) Java Developer
10 604 (6.97%) ASP.NET Developer
11 529 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 475 (5.48%) Applications Support
13 461 (5.32%) DBA
14 405 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
15 378 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 368 (4.25%) Support Analyst
17 364 (4.20%) Web Developer
18 354 (4.08%) Junior
19 351 (4.05%) Administrator
20 346 (3.99%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2945 (33.98%) .NET
2 2360 (27.23%) HTML
3 2011 (23.21%) CSS
4 1659 (19.14%) ASP.NET
5 1272 (14.68%) XML
6 1181 (13.63%) jQuery
7 1062 (12.25%) Web Services
8 765 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 635 (7.33%) .NET Framework
10 575 (6.64%) AngularJS
11 549 (6.34%) HTML5
12 539 (6.22%) Ajax
13 523 (6.04%) Spring
14 447 (5.16%) SOAP
15 424 (4.89%) JSON
16 412 (4.75%) WCF
17 410 (4.73%) REST
18 398 (4.59%) Entity Framework
19 333 (3.84%) CSS3
20 318 (3.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 923 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 873 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 291 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 289 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 254 (2.93%) Mobile App
6 205 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 188 (2.17%) Clustering
8 164 (1.89%) User Experience
9 154 (1.78%) Replication
10 132 (1.52%) Visualisation
11 128 (1.48%) Client/Server
12 127 (1.47%) Data Centre
12 127 (1.47%) Data Integration
13 107 (1.23%) Driving Licence
14 101 (1.17%) Algorithms
15 98 (1.13%) Data Structures
16 84 (0.97%) iPad
17 81 (0.93%) Statistics
18 72 (0.83%) N-Tier
19 55 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1943 (22.42%) Windows
2 1158 (13.36%) Linux
3 772 (8.91%) Windows Server
4 676 (7.80%) Unix
5 345 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 308 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 207 (2.39%) Android
8 152 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 147 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 124 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 84 (0.97%) Windows 7
12 62 (0.72%) Solaris
13 51 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 50 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
15 49 (0.57%) AIX
16 41 (0.47%) CentOS
17 30 (0.35%) Windows XP
18 26 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
19 24 (0.28%) Windows 10
20 21 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2347 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1349 (15.57%) MVC
3 921 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
4 823 (9.50%) Software Engineering
5 799 (9.22%) TDD
6 743 (8.57%) Web Development
7 740 (8.54%) Scrum
8 729 (8.41%) OO
9 714 (8.24%) SDLC
10 604 (6.97%) Unit Testing
11 522 (6.02%) CRM
12 499 (5.76%) ETL
13 415 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
14 413 (4.77%) ITIL
15 393 (4.53%) Project Management
16 356 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
17 311 (3.59%) Data Modelling
18 306 (3.53%) Analytics
19 297 (3.43%) OOP
20 294 (3.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3022 (34.87%) C#
2 2802 (32.33%) JavaScript
3 1584 (18.28%) Java
4 1222 (14.10%) T-SQL
5 815 (9.40%) PL/SQL
6 626 (7.22%) C++
7 462 (5.33%) VB.NET
8 434 (5.01%) PHP
9 418 (4.82%) Python
10 353 (4.07%) VB
11 298 (3.44%) C
12 247 (2.85%) Perl
13 232 (2.68%) Ruby
14 188 (2.17%) PowerShell
15 158 (1.82%) Shell Script
16 155 (1.79%) VBA
17 141 (1.63%) Bash Shell
18 120 (1.38%) R
19 93 (1.07%) VB6
20 83 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1444 (16.66%) Degree
2 297 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 239 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 158 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 132 (1.52%) ISEB
6 128 (1.48%) MCSE
7 96 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
8 94 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 89 (1.03%) ISTQB
10 79 (0.91%) OCP
11 74 (0.85%) CCNA
12 60 (0.69%) MCITP
13 55 (0.63%) MCSA
14 40 (0.46%) MCTS
15 39 (0.45%) MCP
16 33 (0.38%) HND
17 32 (0.37%) CCNP
17 32 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 26 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 24 (0.28%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 532 (6.14%) QA
2 201 (2.32%) SLA
3 111 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 34 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (0.28%) SEPA
7 21 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.14%) DICOM
10 9 (0.10%) SDET
11 8 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
12 7 (0.081%) HL7
13 6 (0.069%) SSAE 16
14 5 (0.058%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (0.058%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.035%) Solvency II
16 2 (0.023%) GxP
17 1 (0.012%) Def Stans
17 1 (0.012%) GAMP
17 1 (0.012%) SAS 70
System Software
1 505 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 260 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (1.93%) Hyper-V
4 133 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
5 91 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 64 (0.74%) vSphere
7 57 (0.66%) VMware ESX
8 37 (0.43%) HDFS
9 35 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 32 (0.37%) Docker
11 19 (0.22%) XenApp
12 18 (0.21%) KVM
13 17 (0.20%) Firmware
14 16 (0.18%) VirtualBox
14 16 (0.18%) Xen
15 13 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
16 12 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 12 (0.14%) Terminal Server
17 11 (0.13%) vCloud
18 10 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 87 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 77 (0.89%) Data Guard
3 68 (0.78%) Puppet
4 64 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 63 (0.73%) SCCM
6 54 (0.62%) SCOM
7 52 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (0.33%) Ansible
9 28 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 23 (0.27%) SCVMM
10 23 (0.27%) Windows Intune
11 22 (0.25%) Backup Exec
12 16 (0.18%) WSUS
13 14 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
14 13 (0.15%) Kibana
14 13 (0.15%) Perfmon
15 12 (0.14%) Nagios
16 11 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
16 11 (0.13%) NetBackup
16 11 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2251 (25.98%) Microsoft
2 2028 (23.40%) Oracle
3 496 (5.72%) VMware
4 216 (2.49%) Cisco
5 207 (2.39%) IBM
6 178 (2.05%) Citrix
7 171 (1.97%) SAP
8 118 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 115 (1.33%) HP
10 109 (1.26%) Hyperion
11 103 (1.19%) Cognos
12 87 (1.00%) Google
13 82 (0.95%) Tableau
14 78 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
15 64 (0.74%) Telerik
16 51 (0.59%) TOWER Software
17 45 (0.52%) Informatica
17 45 (0.52%) NetApp
18 44 (0.51%) Juniper
19 38 (0.44%) Zend
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