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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3435 4573 4781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.80% 21.61% 21.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.35% 43.07% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3022 4004 4122
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
8958 10618 10244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.64% 50.19% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7877 9289 8597
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 725 £45,000 - 58
Surrey 0 719 £45,000 +5.88% 81
Hampshire -2 689 £40,000 - 81
Buckinghamshire -5 315 £40,000 +2.56% 36
West Sussex 0 289 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Oxfordshire -4 267 £44,750 +11.87% 44
East Sussex +4 247 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Kent 0 147 £37,750 +7.09% 23
Middlesex +14 21 £20,000 -60.00% 3
Home Counties -4 6 £60,000 +11.62%
Isle of Wight +4 1 £26,500 -24.28%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL.

1 2985 (40.19%) SQL Server
2 2768 (37.27%) .NET
2 2768 (37.27%) C#
3 2116 (28.49%) JavaScript
4 2022 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1871 (25.19%) HTML
6 1801 (24.25%) Microsoft
7 1596 (21.49%) CSS
8 1548 (20.84%) ASP.NET
9 1511 (20.34%) Windows
10 1488 (20.04%) Finance
11 1427 (19.21%) Oracle
12 1389 (18.70%) MVC
13 1254 (16.88%) Java
14 1233 (16.60%) T-SQL
15 1104 (14.86%) Degree
16 1017 (13.69%) MS Excel
17 978 (13.17%) jQuery
18 966 (13.01%) XML
19 950 (12.79%) Web Services
20 866 (11.66%) Linux
21 805 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
22 800 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
23 770 (10.37%) Scrum
24 758 (10.21%) TDD
25 746 (10.04%) Software Engineering
26 732 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
27 662 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 619 (8.33%) Computer Science
29 613 (8.25%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 491 (6.61%) IIS
2 299 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 206 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 184 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 175 (2.36%) CMS
6 170 (2.29%) Apache
7 144 (1.94%) JBoss
8 117 (1.58%) SAS
9 105 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 99 (1.33%) WebLogic
11 97 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 94 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
13 68 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
14 59 (0.79%) Skype for Business
15 53 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
16 52 (0.70%) Apache Spark
17 43 (0.58%) nginx
18 42 (0.57%) Apache Pig
18 42 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
19 40 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1017 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 243 (3.27%) MS Office
3 82 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 75 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.20%) MS Project
6 13 (0.18%) SPSS
7 12 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.027%) Siemens NX
11 2 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.013%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 165 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 58 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 39 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 37 (0.50%) Magento
5 37 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 35 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 30 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
8 29 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
9 24 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
10 22 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
11 15 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 15 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
12 14 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
12 14 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
13 12 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
14 11 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 11 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
14 11 (0.15%) Sage X3
15 10 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 315 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 264 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 204 (2.75%) SaaS
4 161 (2.17%) Office 365
5 70 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 61 (0.82%) IaaS
7 53 (0.71%) PaaS
8 39 (0.53%) GitHub
9 26 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.19%) Sage Pay
11 14 (0.19%) Taleo
12 11 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 11 (0.15%) Google Apps
13 10 (0.13%) Yammer
14 9 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
15 7 (0.094%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.067%) Bluemix
16 5 (0.067%) IBM Cloud
16 5 (0.067%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 220 (2.96%) Firewall
2 185 (2.49%) TCP/IP
3 173 (2.33%) SAN
4 149 (2.01%) Internet
5 145 (1.95%) HTTP
6 136 (1.83%) DNS
6 136 (1.83%) WAN
7 128 (1.72%) LAN
8 73 (0.98%) DHCP
9 67 (0.90%) NAS
10 55 (0.74%) VoIP
11 50 (0.67%) VPN
12 42 (0.57%) SMTP
13 39 (0.53%) SSL
14 36 (0.48%) Wireless
15 33 (0.44%) Intranet
16 32 (0.43%) VLAN
17 31 (0.42%) LDAP
18 29 (0.39%) SNMP
19 28 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2985 (40.19%) SQL Server
2 662 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 613 (8.25%) MySQL
4 560 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 450 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 429 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
7 367 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 353 (4.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 331 (4.46%) Oracle Database
10 319 (4.30%) NoSQL
11 269 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 262 (3.53%) Big Data
13 181 (2.44%) MongoDB
14 180 (2.42%) Hadoop
15 162 (2.18%) RDBMS
16 160 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
17 153 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
18 138 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
19 137 (1.84%) QlikView
20 136 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 460 (6.19%) Visual Studio
2 443 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 357 (4.81%) Git (software)
4 330 (4.44%) Selenium
5 281 (3.78%) Subversion
6 230 (3.10%) JIRA
7 160 (2.15%) NUnit
8 155 (2.09%) Jenkins
9 135 (1.82%) WebDriver
10 122 (1.64%) Maven
11 100 (1.35%) Cucumber
12 98 (1.32%) SoapUI
13 91 (1.23%) JUnit
14 89 (1.20%) Eclipse
15 83 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
16 82 (1.10%) SpecFlow
17 80 (1.08%) TeamCity
18 76 (1.02%) MSTest
19 70 (0.94%) JMeter
20 63 (0.85%) HP UFT
General
1 1488 (20.04%) Finance
2 278 (3.74%) Marketing
3 255 (3.43%) Retail
4 221 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 191 (2.57%) Banking
6 106 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 104 (1.40%) Advertising
8 103 (1.39%) Games
9 96 (1.29%) Back Office
10 78 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 58 (0.78%) Legal
12 52 (0.70%) Electronics
13 47 (0.63%) Publishing
14 45 (0.61%) Automotive
15 44 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 39 (0.53%) Law
17 37 (0.50%) French Language
18 33 (0.44%) German Language
19 29 (0.39%) Military
20 28 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3720 (50.09%) Developer
2 1382 (18.61%) .NET Developer
3 1308 (17.61%) C# Developer
4 1237 (16.66%) Analyst
5 1160 (15.62%) SQL Developer
6 947 (12.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 771 (10.38%) Software Developer
8 569 (7.66%) Senior Developer
9 517 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 464 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 447 (6.02%) Applications Support
12 406 (5.47%) C# Software Developer
12 406 (5.47%) Java Developer
13 400 (5.39%) .NET Software Developer
14 370 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 335 (4.51%) Support Analyst
16 324 (4.36%) Software Engineer
17 306 (4.12%) SQL Analyst
18 305 (4.11%) DBA
19 301 (4.05%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2768 (37.27%) .NET
2 1871 (25.19%) HTML
3 1596 (21.49%) CSS
4 1548 (20.84%) ASP.NET
5 978 (13.17%) jQuery
6 966 (13.01%) XML
7 950 (12.79%) Web Services
8 800 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 564 (7.59%) .NET Framework
10 514 (6.92%) WCF
11 452 (6.09%) AngularJS
12 374 (5.04%) HTML5
13 370 (4.98%) Ajax
14 365 (4.91%) SOAP
15 350 (4.71%) Spring
16 333 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
17 330 (4.44%) JSON
18 301 (4.05%) REST
19 276 (3.72%) Entity Framework
20 243 (3.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 732 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 619 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 297 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 207 (2.79%) Mathematics
5 181 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 171 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 142 (1.91%) Clustering
8 139 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 117 (1.58%) User Experience
10 111 (1.49%) Visualisation
11 110 (1.48%) Replication
12 96 (1.29%) Data Integration
13 95 (1.28%) Statistics
14 79 (1.06%) Data Centre
15 77 (1.04%) iPad
16 58 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 58 (0.78%) Driving Licence
17 55 (0.74%) PMI
18 52 (0.70%) N-Tier
19 48 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1511 (20.34%) Windows
2 866 (11.66%) Linux
3 597 (8.04%) Windows Server
4 412 (5.55%) Unix
5 262 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 251 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 111 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 108 (1.45%) Android
9 92 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 82 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 70 (0.94%) Windows 8
12 66 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 45 (0.61%) Windows 10
14 44 (0.59%) CentOS
15 29 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 28 (0.38%) Solaris
17 21 (0.28%) Windows Phone
18 19 (0.26%) AIX
19 18 (0.24%) Windows NT
20 15 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2022 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1389 (18.70%) MVC
3 805 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
4 770 (10.37%) Scrum
5 758 (10.21%) TDD
6 746 (10.04%) Software Engineering
7 587 (7.90%) Web Development
8 529 (7.12%) ETL
9 480 (6.46%) SDLC
10 470 (6.33%) OO
11 449 (6.05%) CRM
12 405 (5.45%) ITIL
13 389 (5.24%) Unit Testing
14 335 (4.51%) Analytics
15 331 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
16 328 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
17 308 (4.15%) Project Management
18 298 (4.01%) Data Analysis
19 279 (3.76%) SOA
20 265 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2768 (37.27%) C#
2 2116 (28.49%) JavaScript
3 1254 (16.88%) Java
4 1233 (16.60%) T-SQL
5 531 (7.15%) PL/SQL
6 525 (7.07%) C++
7 476 (6.41%) PHP
8 451 (6.07%) Python
9 396 (5.33%) VB.NET
10 322 (4.34%) VB
11 246 (3.31%) C
11 246 (3.31%) PowerShell
12 183 (2.46%) Ruby
13 171 (2.30%) Perl
14 162 (2.18%) Bash Shell
15 131 (1.76%) VBA
16 100 (1.35%) Shell Script
17 82 (1.10%) VB6
18 78 (1.05%) R
19 60 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1104 (14.86%) Degree
2 268 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 197 (2.65%) ISEB
4 183 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 163 (2.19%) ISTQB
6 122 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 120 (1.62%) MCSE
8 100 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 89 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 76 (1.02%) CCNA
10 76 (1.02%) MCITP
11 69 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 55 (0.74%) CCNP
12 55 (0.74%) PMI Certification
13 48 (0.65%) CISSP
13 48 (0.65%) MCSA
14 42 (0.57%) RHCSA
15 38 (0.51%) MCP
16 37 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
17 28 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (5.52%) QA
2 190 (2.56%) SLA
3 96 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 91 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 42 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.19%) DICOM
7 14 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.081%) COBIT
9 6 (0.081%) COSO
10 5 (0.067%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.054%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.040%) GPG13
13 2 (0.027%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.027%) SDET
14 1 (0.013%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.013%) GAMP
14 1 (0.013%) HL7
System Software
1 436 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 242 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 77 (1.04%) Docker
4 77 (1.04%) vSphere
5 71 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 70 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 39 (0.53%) XenApp
9 25 (0.34%) HDFS
10 20 (0.27%) VMware ESX
11 19 (0.26%) Apache Flume
11 19 (0.26%) NFS
12 14 (0.19%) Snort
12 14 (0.19%) Terminal Server
12 14 (0.19%) Varnish
13 13 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.18%) XenDesktop
14 10 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 83 (1.12%) Puppet
2 69 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 67 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (0.83%) SCCM
5 34 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
6 28 (0.38%) Nagios
7 24 (0.32%) Ansible
7 24 (0.32%) SCOM
8 20 (0.27%) WSUS
9 19 (0.26%) Data Guard
9 19 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 17 (0.23%) Terraform
11 16 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
12 14 (0.19%) Packer
13 13 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
13 13 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 12 (0.16%) Oozie
14 12 (0.16%) Perfmon
15 10 (0.13%) Backup Exec
15 10 (0.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1801 (24.25%) Microsoft
2 1427 (19.21%) Oracle
3 428 (5.76%) VMware
4 200 (2.69%) Cisco
5 193 (2.60%) IBM
6 176 (2.37%) Citrix
7 130 (1.75%) HP
8 129 (1.74%) SAP
9 116 (1.56%) Cognos
10 99 (1.33%) Tableau
11 85 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 78 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 71 (0.96%) Informatica
14 58 (0.78%) Google
14 58 (0.78%) Telerik
15 54 (0.73%) Zend
16 45 (0.61%) NetApp
16 45 (0.61%) Remedy
17 42 (0.57%) Sybase
18 38 (0.51%) EMC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 32-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Westerham, Kent
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + CAR, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BUPA, Pension, Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago